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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by rhinefire View Post
    Yet you ramble on knowing this country allows you to damn it. Perhaps that priviledge is short lived and the future does not belong to those who bend over backwards to find anything and everything wrong with America.
    What privilege? My rights? Those aren't a privilege, those are my rights. The government must respect them or I get to do away with the government. That's how it works. The government is my bitch; not the other way around. It better pledge allegiance to me.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by rhinefire View Post
    Wiretaps are not unconstitutional.
    Wiretaps without warrant are.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by NoJingoLingo View Post
    Yes, I agree that there is nothing in the Constitution that says generalization about things in the Constitution is permissible.
    That isn't what Goobieman did.

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...post1058615119

    "Genereic reference is permissible."

    He was merely saying what ISN'T in the Constitution.
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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    Why am I not surprised that Navy considers McCarthy to be a good guy?
    Who is McCarthy?
    "God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."

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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by Coronado View Post
    That is not a priviledge. It is a right. See the First Amendment.
    Its amazing how often the first amendment is violated and taken out of context by our friends on the left......
    "God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."

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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

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    Who is McCarthy?
    Army?McCarthy hearings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Lead to the term "Mccarthyism". Synonomus with state sponsored witchhunt.

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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by Alvin T. Grey View Post
    Army?McCarthy hearings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Lead to the term "Mccarthyism". Synonomus with state sponsored witchhunt.
    Wow that was in the fifties......
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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    Wow that was in the fifties......
    And the Constitution was signed over 200 years ago! Man! Who would have thought that things that happened before I was born would be relevant today!

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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
    And the Constitution was signed over 200 years ago! Man! Who would have thought that things that happened before I was born would be relevant today!
    I was a teenager and was about as left leaning as you are...well maybe not that much....
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    Re: Court upholds 'under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    Its amazing how often the first amendment is violated and taken out of context by our friends on the left......
    So the right to free speech isn't protected in the First Amendment? Please elaborate. I would love to hear it ...

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