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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Gehrig View Post
    Why not? The schools are being paid for out of our taxmonies.
    I don't believe there is any statement or guarantee on your tax form that says that this buys you entitlement to force all schoolkids to swear allegiance or sing any particular anthem. Just because you pay the taxes that pay for the school doesn't mean you (or rather, the government) can force the kids at that school to perform any tricks or rituals you decide you'd like them to.
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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by Andalublue View Post
    I don't believe there is any statement or guarantee on your tax form that says that this buys you entitlement to force all schoolkids to swear allegiance or sing any particular anthem. Just because you pay the taxes that pay for the school doesn't mean you (or rather, the government) can force the kids at that school to perform any tricks or rituals you decide you'd like them to.
    No? The government that pays for the schools is the same government that operates them. Maybe not the same elected officials, the same governing body, but they're all part of the same democratic system.

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Gehrig View Post
    Why not? The schools are being paid for out of our taxmonies.
    Yes, but the policies of our governments tend to be greatly restricted to just electing our representatives.

    And even then the processes are greatly skewed to favor our two party system.

    So I don't see why people should be forced to say a pledge of allegiance since people have so little control over it.

    Especially children who aren't old enough to make most decisions for themselves.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    HA! Always fun to notice on these sorts of threads that the loons always use the opportunity to display the vast importance of their own personal agendas.

    The United States of America, even though now presented as the world's hub of slavery, actually had comparatively no involvement in slavery at all. A total of 12 million slaves were brought to the New World, the Caribbean, South America, Western Europe, but the United States only received 5% of that 12 million total, about 650,000 slaves. About the same number of Americans who died to end slavery.

    The major slave traders were the Hispanics (Spain), Portugal and France.

    The liberals are exploiting blacks, locking in their vote forever, with the endless struggle routine. They give them free phones though.

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by waas View Post
    It's no worse than being forced to say the pledge of allegiance. But I suppose you have some grounds for opposition, being that the institution in question is a public school.
    You think one pledge that is all inclusive is the same as a song that caters to only a small group of Americans?

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    You think one pledge that is all inclusive is the same as a song that caters to only a small group of Americans?
    The pledge is not all inclusive, genius.

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by waas View Post
    The pledge is not all inclusive, genius.
    Really, who does it exclude?

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    Really, who does it exclude?
    Those of us who don't play in to the fascist sham that is organized religion.

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by waas View Post
    Those of us who don't play in to the fascist sham that is organized religion.
    The song doesn't exclude you, that is your choice.

    I didn't realize the song was religious. I always thought it was about the country. You know home of the free and home of the brave and all that.

    I don't think those lines are in any religious text.

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    Re: Students in West Virginia School forced to stand for Black National Anthem

    Quote Originally Posted by Mason66 View Post
    The song doesn't exclude you, that is your choice.

    I didn't realize the song was religious. I always thought it was about the country. You know home of the free and home of the brave and all that.

    I don't think those lines are in any religious text.
    "under god" remember?

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