A pledge is something that should be given by someone freely. It should not
forced. We are not supposed to be North Korea. We are supposed to be Utah.
This legislation is supposed to promote patriotism. We've all seen the effects
of this so-called patriotism in the administration of George W. Bush and Dick
Cheney. Is that really the model we want to impose on our children?One needs only to research the origins of the pledge to discover that its
roots are nationalistic and socialistic. Does that ring a bell? Nationalism and