Larry Dobson
Larry Dobson

As long as we go back to the pre 1954 pledge

Safia Ista
Safia Ista
  • Larry Dobson

yes the original one.

Nancy Ruth Fees
Nancy Ruth Fees

My generation did and we didn't turn out so bad. Teaching kids respect for God and Country might help. Certainly couldn't hurt. May the liberals be damned. They are the one's who have this country in such a mess.

Ron Palermo
Ron Palermo
  • Nancy Ruth Fees

With some notable exceptions.

Rose German
Rose German
  • Nancy Ruth Fees

Nancy: " And may the guns disappear from the schools" after all, never heard of so much gun shooting n schools before The Pledge of Alleigence was dismissed! The children of today NEED the Pledge. Always made me feel safe and still does! :)

Bobbie Justice
Bobbie Justice
  • Nancy Ruth Fees

I do not respect mass murderers like the christian god

Rose German
Rose German
  • Bobbie Justice

Your choice...I and many others in this room do believe in God and would appreciate you a bit more if you stopped disrespecting us. If you do not like what is being said then do not respond. I am getting ready to "FLAG" you. Yes, you have your freedoms and rights but so do the rest of us. Every time someone mentions their belief in God, you start dissing them. Really NOT appreciated. If you don't believe, fine with us, you don't have to, God gave you that choice and so did this country but...

Your choice...I and many others in this room do believe in God and would appreciate you a bit more if you stopped disrespecting us. If you do not like what is being said then do not respond. I am getting ready to "FLAG" you. Yes, you have your freedoms and rights but so do the rest of us. Every time someone mentions their belief in God, you start dissing them. Really NOT appreciated. If you don't believe, fine with us, you don't have to, God gave you that choice and so did this country but you don't have to keep this up. I am sorry you hate your life so much. Being disrespectful to others isn't going to make your life any better.

Bobbie Justice
Bobbie Justice
  • Nancy Ruth Fees

gwb the terrorist was the one that put this country in such a mess, and why would you want kids to "respect" a mass murdering child killing christian god?

Sonja Sweiger
Sonja Sweiger

Oh no, uhuh....I was just talking about this today before I got this email! No, absolutely not! It's forbidden to teach religion in public schools, and if they tried, you same people would be raising hell! So tell me, what makes it right to make our children pledge an allegiance to a corrupt government? The same people that I signed a petition for to impeach the President now wants their children pledging their loyalty to him.....No uhuh....no way in hell!

Mary Crum
Mary Crum
  • Sonja Sweiger

The pledge is NOT to the President. It is to the flag and to the Republic for which it stands. No allegiance is sworn to the President ever. Our loyalty is to the U.S., not to Obama. He may have the title of President but he is only an elected official even if he does believe he is a god.

Sonja Sweiger
Sonja Sweiger
  • Mary Crum

I understand this, but I still don't think the kids should be forced into it. If they want to recite it then feel free,and if they don't then they shouldn't have to. In school, after I had made up my own mind and started to understand things a little better, I chose to stand but not recite. The reason why I stood at all was to honor the men and women we have lost for that flag, The reason I didn't recite was because I felt like it was a forced action and I don't put on a show for anyone!...

I understand this, but I still don't think the kids should be forced into it. If they want to recite it then feel free,and if they don't then they shouldn't have to. In school, after I had made up my own mind and started to understand things a little better, I chose to stand but not recite. The reason why I stood at all was to honor the men and women we have lost for that flag, The reason I didn't recite was because I felt like it was a forced action and I don't put on a show for anyone! Never have and never will! And I think that our children should be able to make their own choice!

Skip White
Skip White
  • Sonja Sweiger

Way back when I was in school the pledge was said daily. Kids that did not want to say it stood but remained silent. And those that weren't religious left out the "under God". Removing the pledge completely denies the rights of the majority. Nobody here is trying to say that a child must say it, but that the right to do so should be respected as much as the right not to.

Robert H Robinson
Robert H Robinson
  • Sonja Sweiger

Children aren't adult enough to know what is right and what is wrong. It is the responsibility of adults to show them the difference. I must apologize but if I let my children decide what they wanted to do all the time, they would be voting for people like Obama.

Stephanie Greves
Stephanie Greves
  • Sonja Sweiger

I'm really sorry that you feel this way. I'm sure our veterans who fought for you to have this right to your freedoms will also understand your disrespect. I am a mother and a sister to 2 of those veterans who have fought to protect your rights and your freedom and your safety. And as a mother of a veteran, I must say this saddens me. To pledge allegiance to the flag is not to the president. It is to our country and to the men who have gone before us and protected us. It is history. Children...

I'm really sorry that you feel this way. I'm sure our veterans who fought for you to have this right to your freedoms will also understand your disrespect. I am a mother and a sister to 2 of those veterans who have fought to protect your rights and your freedom and your safety. And as a mother of a veteran, I must say this saddens me. To pledge allegiance to the flag is not to the president. It is to our country and to the men who have gone before us and protected us. It is history. Children today need to learn their history and it seems some adults also. I thank God everyday to live in a country where I am free. And by the way, I thank all our veterans for my freedom and safety everyday! God bless our troops. And God bless those who support this great country we live in.

Andrea Kennard
Andrea Kennard
  • Stephanie Greves

Wow, use guilt to try to bully someone into doing something you might think right, but that they do not. Freedom should mean freedom to do what one thinks is correct, not what someone else wants you to do.

Stephanie Greves
Stephanie Greves
  • Andrea Kennard

I'm sorry you felt I was bullying. I never meant it that way at all. I am allowed my rights to free speech also and I do not agree with the president on many things. But I thank God I live in a country where we can even have this conversation. And no bullying I'm just a proud mother and sister to my veterans.

Robert H Robinson
Robert H Robinson
  • Stephanie Greves

Please tell your child veteran thank you for everything!

Stephanie Greves
Stephanie Greves
  • Robert H Robinson

Thank you I will tell him. God bless

Larry Smith
Larry Smith
  • Sonja Sweiger

Sonja you're pledging allegiance to our country not an administration. This is much bigger than one man or parties.

Jon Woodrum
Jon Woodrum
  • Sonja Sweiger

You are not pledging allegiance to the government you DOPE !

Skip White
Skip White
  • Sonja Sweiger

Allegiance to the FLAG is in no way allegiance to the president. It is only to the flag and to the republic for which it stands.

Robert H Robinson
Robert H Robinson
  • Sonja Sweiger

Not to the corrupt president who calls himself Barack Hussein Obama. Rather, to the defense of our country, to the love of your God, to the people of this nation. This is a matter of education. By removing the pledge, we are removing everything else we hold dear to this once great nation.

Mirta Iglesias
Mirta Iglesias
  • Sonja Sweiger

it is a loyalty to our country not the president

Tammy Chadwick
Tammy Chadwick

We always said the pledge of allegiance with our hand over our heart. We would talk about the words and what the meaning of the words. It gave us pride not only in our country but also our military. If you have no respect for our FLAG then you need to go back to your country. .Visitor's that want to stay in American should want to respect our traditions not try to do away with them.

Rose German
Rose German
  • Tammy Chadwick

YES MAM! :)

Synda Allen
Synda Allen

It is another lesion in respect! Respect the Country you live in! If you don't like it move!

Wayne Shaw
Wayne Shaw

I said the pledge everyday though out my entire school years and it should be mandatory for ever in all schools.

Rose German
Rose German
  • Wayne Shaw

I still say it daily hun! Makes me feel good inside and there are a large group of children that also love itand say it with me! :) No, not a school teacher or I would have went on strike and tried to convince teachers all over our Country to strike as well. Might have stopped the Pledge from being removed!

Mariann Zacharellis
Mariann Zacharellis

My granddaughter is having a baby in early August. She, too, will recite the pledge when she is old enough and we as a family will be proud.

Mariann Zacharellis
Mariann Zacharellis

My daughter, granddaughters all recited the pledge. They were proud to do so. Very proud.

Andrew M Dixon
Andrew M Dixon

Tonight I saw a glimps of a new TV show and they actually had two drunk people on the show. Some sort of game show and I had heard a promo then caught it out of the corner of my eye. As a nation we are sick and the cure must go to the children the pledge would be a good start.

Kevin Hopkins
Kevin Hopkins
  • Andrew M Dixon

i disagree a god education and moral would be a better start where r the parents?

Pete Burns
Pete Burns
  • Andrew M Dixon

There really is no hope for you guys at all ...the Pledge is "gonna" solve everything wrong with the country..it won't even make a start....

Doug Price
Doug Price

From where I sit north of the US/Canada border it seems Americans do pretty well in showing patriotic fervor. I would like to see more pledge of allegiance and singing of the national anthem in our Canadian schools.

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