Lay Lines by Carol Lay for December 06, 2021

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    jimmjonzz Premium Member 7 months ago

    Is that Wednesday Addams?

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    Aladar30 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Sorry, as a non-USA person, I’ve always wondered about this pledge. Is it normal to say this every day or this is something they used to do in the past?

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    Three Steps Over Japan  7 months ago

    I always used Lemon Pledge when I was in school.

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    moonfrogger  7 months ago

    The “Pledge” is akin to standing for the National Anthem. It’s a way of showing respect and faith for the country and the freedom associated with it. Unfortunately, as this story depicts, many of today’s citizens are more interested in the perceived easy life of socialism than the responsibilities of freedom. I think P. McCree Thornton said it best, “To those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor that the protected will never know.”

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    RadioDial Premium Member 7 months ago

    We were just a whole bunch of little parrots reciting phrases that had no meaning, hence the pauses as we mentally queued up the next phrase.

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    donwestonmysteries  7 months ago

    Wonder how much of their lives it takes up: 10 x the number of school days x 8 school years? If I was any good at algebra, or knew how many school days I could work this out. Also need to factor in sick days, snow days, etc.

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    Femi Aminat  Premium Member 7 months ago

    Cute Louise Brooks hair style.. (✿◠‿◠)

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    Dragoncat  7 months ago

    I almost didn’t recognize Wednesday Addams in her yellow top.

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    willie_mctell  7 months ago

    I was 7 when they added “under god.” I was furious. I’d just memorized it and could recite it flawlessly and then they changed the lyrics. It still makes me mad.

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    eddi_tbh  7 months ago

    Also typical Catholic kid at morning Mass.

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    Ugly, Fat and Crabby  7 months ago

    …and to the Republican…Richard Stands…

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    OzarksJim Premium Member 6 months ago

    Giving away my age , but when we used to say it in school, the words “under God” had not yet been added by the Congress of the United States that forgot about the separation of Church and State part of our constitution.

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