Thursday :: Jun 29, 2006

"Free" Speech Zone

by pessimist

Do the words "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance really need protection from the courts of America? One wonders why this is even an issue when it's clearly unpopular - even with House Republicans:

"Republicans could not muster a simple majority on the issue in a committee where they outnumber Democrats by six. The House Judiciary Committee split 15-15 on the pledge bill Wednesday; Rep. Bob Inglis, R-S.C., joined 14 Democrats to oppose it. Seven of the committee's 23 Republicans did not show up for the vote, while three Democrats were absent.

So now who is out of touch?

The chairman, Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., said he would try again for a majority on Thursday.

What have YOU got to say - about this, or any other topic you choose. The floor is yours.

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