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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

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    History is important, except when it isn't important. Conservative logic.
    wouldnt call it conservative logic, just bias logic, 50 year history good! accurate information or 60 year history is juvenile lol
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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    What is wrong with the original pledge? Why edit in references to god when it was not originally there
    If you want to change it, write you congressperson.

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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Incognito View Post
    By constitutional amendment, perhaps?
    There are no references to God in the Constitution.


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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Mellie View Post
    There are no references to God in the Constitution.
    No, but a number of 'state' Constitutions have references to God...

    God in the State Constitutions - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net

    Just throwing that out for ya'll.

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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Incognito View Post
    It doesn't matter to me why they did it, only that they did it knowingly.

    The Pledge is not something maleable, it has a precise, de jure format. To knowingly alter or delete portions of the pledge is disrespectful no matter what your rationale.
    Why?
    Totally disagree if their goal was to be more PC.
    Now I personally wouldnt do it but but since the pledge is a government think and has nothing to do with religion omitting the words god from it even when I believe in god do nothing to me. Im still looking for the logic to drive me to be offended? offended over what? they choose to not use a word they deemed some might be offended by?

    also anything on thier network is malleable as long as it doesnt violate FCC or make it slander.
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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Whovian View Post
    No, but a number of 'state' Constitutions have references to God...

    God in the State Constitutions - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net

    Just throwing that out for ya'll.
    Yes, they do. Thanks for mentioning that.


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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Whovian View Post
    No, but a number of 'state' Constitutions have references to God...

    God in the State Constitutions - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net

    Just throwing that out for ya'll.

    I don't think councilman was talking about that seeing that he did not mention anything in regards to State Constitutions

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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    The pledge of allegiance is stupid anyways. Nothing more than false symbolism allowing Republicans to jerk off to the flag whenever they need to rag on some Muslims.
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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I don't think councilman was talking about that seeing that he did not mention anything in regards to State Constitutions
    Did I 'say' that he was referring to that?

    I specifically mentioned I was just throwing it out there. Just a side note. Tangent. etc.

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    Re: NBC Apologizes for Omitting 'Under God' From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

    Quote Originally Posted by Mellie View Post
    Yes, they do. Thanks for mentioning that.
    YOU, my dear, are most welcome.

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