Brie - posted on 09/14/2010 ( 94 moms have responded )
I am going to start off by saying i am not a religious person in the least. I am an open-minded person and I am not going to say someone is wrong but that doesn't mean that I agree with you. I don't want this to be an arguement I just want to hear others opinions!
This is the United States of America. We were founded on christian beliefs. I find it absurd that people come to this country and try to change the whole idea of our country. Again, I am not religious but things like taking God out of the pledge is stupid. I understand that there are people that may not believe in God (I am a person that isn't sure) but they are not made to say the pledge of allegiance. If you don't want to participate because of the word God then don't. As an american you have that right but changing something that is several years old just because you want to cry about it is ridiculous. I am also bi-lingual, English and Spanish, because I chose to be. English is the language of the United States, learn it!!!! If you want to speak your natural language that is fine but if you are out in public trying to communicate with others then speak english. I personally am tired of pressing 1 for english that shouldn't even be a question. As for those who are immigrants to our country. You chose to come here we didn't make you. Respect the fact that we willingly took you in. Respect our rules and our laws. If we are such a bad country that you feel the need to change it why did you come here? If your country is so bad why don't you take that willingness to change back to your country and fix it?!?! I as a born and bred true american am OFFENDED by all of this. Why should we be forced to change hundreds of years worth of progress because someone who isn't even from here doesn't like it? Here in America you have the freedom of religion and freedom of speech that goes for everybody but honestly the things you are trying to change aren't hurting anybody by being what they are... If its not broke why fix it?
I really look forward to hearing what the rest of you have to say!