NBC makes a major oops

Ken VanTassell kenwvt@gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 12:40:56 EDT 2011

Just for historical reference, the words "Under God" were added to the
pledge in 1954 after a campaign from the Knights of Columbus and others.


It does seem extremely dumb for NBC to have done this no matter the reason.


On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Bill O'Neill (billohno@gmail.com) <
billohno@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 6/20/2011 10:37 AM, John Francini wrote:
>> The Pledge is one of those 'third rail' things that you play with at your
>> peril.
>> John
> I think this deletion decision was purposeful and much higher than at the
> "truck level."  Despite prevailing human wisdom that God doesn't matter in
> the present American culture, He still does.
> Bill O'Neill

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