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Is it Still the Pledge in Arabic?

You’ve heard that high school administrators in the Hudson Valley apologized for having the Pledge of Allegiance recited in Arabic for one morning during National Foreign Language Week. 566 more words


Passing this test requires constant effort

A group of 40-50 community leaders gather at noon on Mondays in my community.

They meet — in a gymnasium built six years ago by perhaps the community’s largest… 570 more words


The Pledge of Allegiance brings people together...doesn't it?

I had to share this link. I went to PBHS, and I now wonder if that’s a good thing. People need to remember that Americans came from all over the world. 114 more words

Arabic-Language Pledge Super-Seriously Offends Relatives of Veterans Killed In Pashto- and Dari-Speaking Afghanistan

Well, America, this is where we’re at in 2015: we are literally offended by the existence and use of languages that aren’t English.

Or at least, that’s the takeaway from a charming little story in upstate New York, where the… 443 more words

Media & Internet

Birth in the United States, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Cluster of Signs, Symbols, and Sounds Called "English"

 Yesterday too many people across the Internet were “losing their mind” over students at a Pine Bush, New York, school saying the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic as part of a diversity celebration. 682 more words

Thoughts & Perspectives

Just a thought...

It’s not the language spoken as someone pledges allegiance that validates the oath, but what is felt in the heart

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The Value of Language: In Reference to Pine Bush High School Pledge Scandal

I remember having to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in French. I didn’t think I was being disrespectful to the United States of America or the brave men and women who protect it. 411 more words

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