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Re: pledge of allegiance


Date: Wed Jul 24 2002 - 20:07:07 PDT

In a message dated 7/24/02 9:15:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> It is sad to me that some people think that reciting the pledge is, as I
> understand you, meaningless. The pledge is a statement about belief in
> your country, America. I wonder if there are war veterans "listening" with
> thoughts on this subject. There is no denomination mentioned in the
> pledge. I realize and embrace, in my Christian-ness, that God is
> meaningful in many more ways than the way Christians believe. I think it's
> fine to say the pledge in school. How could it possibly hurt? Danna

I have nothing against the mention of God, it's the last phrase that has
always bothered me...