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Pledging Allegiance

by Kathie MM The Pledge of Allegiance is not sacrosanct. Within my lifetime, the words “Under God” were added to the Pledge because Congress and the President wanted to differentiate the US from the godless Communists. Here is my recommendation … Continue reading

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Who are the real patriots?

How about Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and John Penn, who were among the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence? What did these patriots say about the ethical principles and human rights that underlay … Continue reading

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