Richard Ash
Richard Ash

Even as an 8 year old I felt patriotic each day while reciting the pledge, which I knew by heart.

Sandi Neal
Sandi Neal

i remember everyday, first thing in the morning, was saying the Pledge of Allegience, it always made me feel better about our country, now in this time and days, our children, need to say it too, so they feel better about our country, and proud to be an American child, and conviedence in our society.

Rich Ruby
Rich Ruby

It is time to get back the values that this country had as we grew up

Frank Keen
Frank Keen
  • Rich Ruby

AMEN,....could not have said it better myself rich ruby

Bobbie Justice
Bobbie Justice
  • Frank Keen

which includes NOT worshiping a mass murdering child kiling psychopath called the christian god.

Pete Burns
Pete Burns

What a load of crap, just more brain washing. It is pathetic, You should join forces with the Taliban that's what they do also ( Hitler also had a similar idea ) . If Kids that live in America don't understand what it is to be an American then do you think by making this childish pledge every day of their school life is really going to help them. By the way what exactly is it to be an American , is it just some narrow minded peoples Idea of what it is about. There are about 250,000,000...

What a load of crap, just more brain washing. It is pathetic, You should join forces with the Taliban that's what they do also ( Hitler also had a similar idea ) . If Kids that live in America don't understand what it is to be an American then do you think by making this childish pledge every day of their school life is really going to help them. By the way what exactly is it to be an American , is it just some narrow minded peoples Idea of what it is about. There are about 250,000,000 people in the country from all different backgrounds and races ,do you really believe that there is only 'one' way to be a "good" American... your way ? You need to grow up and get a life...

Lisa Hixson Miller
Lisa Hixson Miller
  • Pete Burns

maybe you should move

Robert Maynard
Robert Maynard
  • Pete Burns

HITLER DID NOT HAVE THE SAME IDEAS HE WAS AN ATHIEST

Pete Burns
Pete Burns
  • Robert Maynard

I never said Hitler was a Christian I said he and his system brain brain washed the people of Germany with propaganda and force...rather like you would like to do with all this out of touch Nationalism of yours

Stephanie Wilson
Stephanie Wilson
  • Pete Burns

im sorry you, pete, feel that way. sad 4 you. God bless America.

Pete Burns
Pete Burns
  • Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie , there is no need to feel sad for me I am quite happy having a mind of my own. If you want to take the pledge everyday I have absolutely no problem with that...but insisting that every body else should ( at school ) I do have a problem with...how about freedom of choice.

Jeanne Theunissen
Jeanne Theunissen
  • Pete Burns

The Pledge of Allegiance shows respect for AMERICA. If you can't respect the country you live in, and live by the laws it was founded on, then go to some other country that better reflects your philosophies rather than try to change the one you're in. Basically, if you're not willing to pledge your allegiance to America, then leave! Sounds like you're one of those helping to destroy everything the Founding Fathers fought for from the inside, and America doesn't need people like you.

Frank Keen
Frank Keen
  • Pete Burns

maybe you should move to Iran,......and stay over there,

Pete Burns
Pete Burns
  • Frank Keen

Sad Frank Keen why should I move to Iran..I would then have to live amongst people like you ...no thank you I rather be free to be able to make choices ...however how about you going ,you will feel right at home there ...once you've learned the lingo that is ...

Stewart Parker
Stewart Parker

I do not see anything wrong with reciting the pledge. Even if you are a nonbeliever, citing the pledge or saying a prayer each morning could set one's moral compass in the right direction every day. . Maybe there would not be as many school massacres. I do not know that for a fact, but when I was in school we recited the pledge, even said a prayer and the violence was very minimal. If something works for the greater good do not change it. This can give children a sense of pride in their...

I do not see anything wrong with reciting the pledge. Even if you are a nonbeliever, citing the pledge or saying a prayer each morning could set one's moral compass in the right direction every day. . Maybe there would not be as many school massacres. I do not know that for a fact, but when I was in school we recited the pledge, even said a prayer and the violence was very minimal. If something works for the greater good do not change it. This can give children a sense of pride in their country. What do we really have to lose?? Lets just try it and see!

Loretta LaPrade
Loretta LaPrade

Every child in school up til some Atheist decided it was offensive. And we even said the blessing before we could start to eat lunch back in the 70s! This is so what is wrong with our children today! They have NO GOD! I NEVER get into stuff like this but this has burned my ass since it started. You have a choice to be in this country and if you Dont like how we do things here! SIMPLE SOLUTION! LEAVE. Why do we as red blooded Americans either by birth or by choice have to change what values...

Every child in school up til some Atheist decided it was offensive. And we even said the blessing before we could start to eat lunch back in the 70s! This is so what is wrong with our children today! They have NO GOD! I NEVER get into stuff like this but this has burned my ass since it started. You have a choice to be in this country and if you Dont like how we do things here! SIMPLE SOLUTION! LEAVE. Why do we as red blooded Americans either by birth or by choice have to change what values his country was built on to suit you. To not offend anyone! PLEASE! We all live under one god and we CHOOSE who or what THAR GOD IS!!!!! but its ONE GOD and this is our country! if u Dont like it that's cool! Leave and go where you DO NOT HAVE A CHOICE on anything!

Larry L. Miller
Larry L. Miller
  • Loretta LaPrade

For years now I have been making this challenge...

GIVE ME THE NAME OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE UNITED STATES WHERE THEY PLEDGE OF THE ALLEGIANCE IS NOT RECITED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL DAY AND I WILL PERSONALLY CONTACT THE SCHOOL AND LET THEM KNOW MY FEELINGS! ALSO, I WILL POST THE NAME OF THAT SCHOOL AND THEIR CONTACT INFORMATION SO ANYONE THAT IS UPSET CAN CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY!

FUCK THE PETITIONS! LET'S ONLY GO AFTER THE SCHOOLS (IF ANY) THAT ARE NOT STARTING THE DAY WITH THE...

For years now I have been making this challenge...

GIVE ME THE NAME OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE UNITED STATES WHERE THEY PLEDGE OF THE ALLEGIANCE IS NOT RECITED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL DAY AND I WILL PERSONALLY CONTACT THE SCHOOL AND LET THEM KNOW MY FEELINGS! ALSO, I WILL POST THE NAME OF THAT SCHOOL AND THEIR CONTACT INFORMATION SO ANYONE THAT IS UPSET CAN CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY!

FUCK THE PETITIONS! LET'S ONLY GO AFTER THE SCHOOLS (IF ANY) THAT ARE NOT STARTING THE DAY WITH THE PLEDGE OF THE ALLEGIANCE!

I AM SICK AND TIRED OF THE GROUPS THAT ARE MAKING AN EFFORT TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE NOT STARTING THEIR SCHOOL DAY WITH THE PLEDGE BECAUSE THEY ARE AFRAID OF OFFENDING SOMEONE OR SOME GROUP!

BY THE WAY, NO ONE HAS BEEN ABLE TO PROVIDE ME WITH A SINGLE SCHOOL THAT DOES NOT START ITS DAY WITH THE PLEDGE!

IF YOU KNOW OF SUCH A SCHOOL POST THE NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THAT SCHOOL.

I AM STILL WAITING!!!!

Frank Keen
Frank Keen
  • Larry L. Miller

Better still Lets go after all the dirty thugs in Washington that are causing GOD to be removed, .from everything....Obama Hates GOD and so do all his vile scum in the senate

Alana Hodges
Alana Hodges
  • Loretta LaPrade

Well said

Wendy Wood
Wendy Wood
  • Loretta LaPrade

Exactly. ... that's what I always woo

Bob Blake
Bob Blake
  • Loretta LaPrade

Hey, first you and your ignorant follower's need to read the constitution and after doing so please answer the following 2 questions, "1st, how many times does the word "god" appear in the united States Constitution and 2nd, why do you think that is? Let me give you a hint, you need to first read and understand the 1st amendment (#1 of the Bill of rights . . . you know what that is don't you, you "red blooded American" you?). Well the answer is ZERO and the 1st amendment states that there...

Hey, first you and your ignorant follower's need to read the constitution and after doing so please answer the following 2 questions, "1st, how many times does the word "god" appear in the united States Constitution and 2nd, why do you think that is? Let me give you a hint, you need to first read and understand the 1st amendment (#1 of the Bill of rights . . . you know what that is don't you, you "red blooded American" you?). Well the answer is ZERO and the 1st amendment states that there shall be no state supported church. If you need to see the official Supreme Court ruling penned by Justice Steven Breyer I will supply the link. He goes on to write that the state shall favor "no religion over another, nor religion over atheism." Now take that pledge, along with your christian mythology, and crawl back under that rock from when you came.

Luanne Holzloehner
Luanne Holzloehner

Most surely they should and be shown the respect of the flag and what it stands for from their teachers.

Nancy Ruth Fees
Nancy Ruth Fees

God loves everyone, even the idiots. If you want America to be great again, somethings need to change and some need to stay the same. If everyone followed the 10 commandments and said the Pledge, and said Merry Christmas instead of Happy Holidays then this would be a much better place to live. God Bless America and God Bless the Haters, maybe they will feel God's love and change.

Karyn Dillon-Searle
Karyn Dillon-Searle

I am from New Zealand yet believe this should still be said. Part of your heritage. Why should it be removed because of people who have shifted there. I feel sorry for immigrants but believe they should respect and follow your beliefs and not expect you to change for them. It instills proud in the next generation, something sadly missing even here

Rose German
Rose German
  • Karyn Dillon-Searle

Appreciated Karyn. Thanks so much for believing in what one's country believes in should stay and never leave :) I agree with you as well when it comes to ll Countries, we have our own beliefs and because a new comer climbs onboard and refuses to accept what that Country has, it should NOT be removed for that persons sake. Rather, it should remain as it was and keep that people of that Country happy. Would be no different if I had went into that Musliums Country and changed their laws because I didn't like them, right? Thanks so much! :)

Pete Burns
Pete Burns
  • Rose German

Rose Americans do just that...they go into Muslim countries and try and change everything they are able to to make it better/more profitable for the US. I am neither a Muslim nor do I have any sympathies with the terrible extremists that they produce but your narrow view of the world and of people that think different to you is not a whole lot better than the Taliban and 'their' narrow view of the world...and I don't doubt for a moment if many who have commented here were given the...

Rose Americans do just that...they go into Muslim countries and try and change everything they are able to to make it better/more profitable for the US. I am neither a Muslim nor do I have any sympathies with the terrible extremists that they produce but your narrow view of the world and of people that think different to you is not a whole lot better than the Taliban and 'their' narrow view of the world...and I don't doubt for a moment if many who have commented here were given the opportunity you would be equally as violent as them also, as it would simply be an expression of your own intolerance to others point of view. You would do it with all the self righteousness you display in these comments, as you are two sides of the same coin...and you can not see it any more than the Taliban can...or to be more precise ...won't see it.

Rose German
Rose German
  • Pete Burns

The only people that tried to change the Muslims was out government. Wasn't me or most of us Americans.

Martin Thompson
Martin Thompson
  • Karyn Dillon-Searle

I wish You where American.

Carlos Sanchez
Carlos Sanchez
  • Karyn Dillon-Searle

AMEN AND WELL PUT KARYN

Ronnie Kahn
Ronnie Kahn

LETS TAKE AMERICA BACK!!!

Pete Burns
Pete Burns
  • Ronnie Kahn

By the gun no doubt!

Ronnie Kahn
Ronnie Kahn
  • Pete Burns

No Pete not with guns, with love and respect for our flag and country. That is what the Pledge is about.

Bobbie Justice
Bobbie Justice
  • Ronnie Kahn

and eliminate the neocons, I agree

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