Re: NBC and the "Pledge of Allegiance"
They (NBC) have the right to alter, shorten, whatever (destroy) the Pledge Of Allegiance for some ad during the US Open. To my knowledge there is little in the way to edit out "God" for whatever reason they had in mind for this ad. However, you also have every right to complain about it then change the channel. If they had to "apologize" for it, all that shows to me is an active attempt to win over both sides of the issue and not offend anyone. Not that it will work but they are trying. It was obvious from the ads they had an active intention to remove "God" from the pledge, this is not the first time we've had the debate on "God" being in the pledge anyway, and suspect this will continue. Personally, I no longer give much thought to this debate as we have far more important issues to deal with these days.
- Frustrated Independent
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
"Every time something really bad happens, people cry out for safety, and the government answers by taking rights away from good people.” - Penn Jillette amazingly enough, and I agree.