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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Nazis made the trains run on time, developed rocket and jet technology and nearly eradicated unemployment. Does that make National Socialism a good thing?
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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Basically what the school is saying is that the students are free except when the school says that they are not free.

    I don't believe that that will fly in court.
    Sorry to say that as corrupt as the courts are today, that MAY fly in court.

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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

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    I'll take racist, murdering, Communist pieces of crap for two-bits, Alex...
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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    The pledge is silly and it is especially ridiculous to force kids into reciting it before they even understand many of the words contained within it. What is accomplished by forcing an unwilling person to recite a pledge?
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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry David View Post
    Sorry to say that as corrupt as the courts are today, that MAY fly in court.
    Thats exactly what the court decided in the American flag t-shirt case.
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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by Crovax View Post
    Considering the pledge has to do with the country and not the govt, he doesn't seem to know what he is talking about
    and to the Republic for which it stands

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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    ...hat are these ideals and why aren't they mentioned in the pledge?
    Liberty and justice for all

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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    The Nazis made the trains run on time, developed rocket and jet technology and nearly eradicated unemployment. Does that make National Socialism a good thing?
    I'm not a socialist, a fellow-traveler, or a national socialist, ap.
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    Re: Texas high school suspends student for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegia

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    So in your opinion, who should the future generations have an allegiance to?...
    All our fellow humans, the earth and all thing living things, and the ideals of liberty and justice for all.

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