20 June 2011

NBC Dumps 'Under God' From Pledge At U.S. Open.

Now, why in the world would this surprise me?!


NBC's opening of the U.S. Open Golf Championship today included two readings of the Pledge of Allegiance, but omitted the phrase "under God" both times. 
The program commenced with children standing in a classroom setting, as they recited the "abbreviated" version of the Pledge, saying: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, with liberty and justice for all."
The real version of the pledge has the phrase "under God, indivisible" following "one nation."
NBC's version of the Pledge got even more abbreviated moments later during the same opening, as the children stated, "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, with liberty and justice for all."
The omission did not go unnoticed by viewers. 
"These scumbags purposely left out 'one nation, under God' in the delivery of this montage by flashing away to another scene, in both cases the military," wrote WND reader Keith Hendrick. "There is no question these executives at NBC who hate God, and at the same time, hate America, pushed this message through. I presume this message will be taken as legitimate enough to call NBC out on this injustice, in NBC's never-ending objective of destroying America's principles."
Another viewer, Mark Sass, told WND, "I changed the channel, despite really wishing to watch history possibly being made, and am going to begin boycotting NBC and their advertisers, both nationally and locally."
NBC was apparently flooded with complaints, because later in the broadcast, announcer Dan Hicks apologized on behalf of the network, claiming the omission had no malicious intent.
Yeah, riiiiiight, Hicks.


If you scroll down on the original story, the comments left by "MDRT Fellowship Group" and "Tyrone L. Warbasse" pretty well sum it up for me.

1 comment:

  1. “The program commenced with children standing in a classroom setting, as they recited the "abbreviated" version..........”


    This is how the “liberals” do it; start the indoctrination at the most formative years! If, as reported, some 80% of this Nation is Christian we had better wake up and begin the “boycott” on many fronts!

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