Saturday, February 09, 2013

Hates saying the POA

Meet Mark Friedman
Today's California Asshat


Mark Friedman Look-alike

"I've always had problems with the Pledge of Allegiance," said Friedman, whose politics were shaped in the fiery days of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in his hometown, Chicago.

In his argument to end the custom, Friedman said that in a world without "liberty and justice for all," the pledge has lost its meaning. And in an interconnected global society, relationships between people have become more important than diplomatic ties between nation-states.

"We are one planet," Friedman said. [Allegiance to more than the flag]



His proposal failed, but ... .


3 comments:

Bob Kring said...

The backdrop is perfect.....good job !!

Anonymous said...

Ever read the history of the pledge? Pardon the Lew Rockwell link, Dilorenzo is the anti Columbia History professor. Please show me where Dr. Tom is wrong.

http://www.lewrockwell.com/dilorenzo/dilorenzo54.html

Anonymous said...

Hey, Capt. KiddyPants: "Liberty and Justice for All" is something we remind ourselves to strive for. It is not a description of our Already Perfect Utopia and all is lost if everything is not already perfect.

yeesh.

e~C

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