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Apparently, she is too dumb to understand the difference between the first Amendment and her contractual job duties.
originally posted by: AreUKiddingMe
It seems to me people want it both ways. "One nation under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all." Are we offended because of the word "God", or liberty, is there something in there that would do harm to our children? Or is pledging allegiance to the flag so offensive? The same flag our grandparents and great-grandparents and their parents fought for, and died for, by the thousands, have people no respect for their heritage at all?
Original pledge. I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
The Pledge was supposed to be quick and to the point. Bellamy designed it to be recited in 15 seconds. As a socialist, he had initially also considered using the words equality and fraternity, but decided against it – knowing that the state superintendents of education on his committee were against equality for women and African Americans
I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly, to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug. I will do all in my power to maintain and elevate the standard of my profession, and will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping and all family affairs coming to my knowledge in the practice of my calling. With loyalty will I endeavor to aid the physician in his work, and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.
Hmmmm, didn't we have this discussion - - if a Christian firefighter could refuse to treat a LGBT person under religious freedom laws?
Its nothing wrong in theory with the cornball pledge of allegiance but to force people to do it is just a contradiction of what America is supposed to be about FREEDOM the opposite of coercion
originally posted by: Elementalist
America.... thanks for your daily entertainment.
It never gets old
originally posted by: GENERAL EYES
a reply to: Domo1
It takes a Village to raise the next generation of Community Citizens.
If the young lady is going through her rebellious phase while figuring things out, so be it. I started questioning the whole "pledge" thing in the fourth grade, and while I kept my personal position silent, I still went along with the actions of the class and didn't feel the need to make a freaking scene about it.
Some kids just hate when the tables are turned and the Elders dish out the same attitude.
Seriously. This call for firing the Nurse is about as rational of me insisting that the "sad face" mark I got back in Elementary School for spelling the "i" in my name with a circle instead of a dot was somehow psychologically damaging or something.
This young lady will get over it eventually, learn from the experience, and be a wiser person for it one day.
The pledge is not a binding contract, it's a gesture of good faith and group cohesion ya silly Commies!