Forced Oaths to Pieces of Cloth
schear at attbi.com
Sun Feb 9 12:14:33 PST 2003
At 11:34 AM 2/9/2003 -0800, Tim May wrote:
>On Sunday, February 9, 2003, at 10:57 AM, Bill Frantz wrote:
>Unfortunately having started to question the relation between the pledge
>>and the ideals of the country, I started to wonder why I was pledging to
>>the flag, instead of the country. So over the years, I have a somewhat
>>edited version (removed parts in brackets):
>I don't "pledge" to either a flag or a country. I just live here. And this
>is where the stuff I own is located. All I ask of government is that they
>stay out of my way.
I think parents should teach their children that they should condition the
recital of the pledge to when those elected to office are routinely held
accountable to breaches of the oath of office.
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