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Video: NBC's Censored Version Of The Pledge Of Allegiance

   

Here's a reminder of just how touchy we are as a nation about issues of culture and nationality -- as well as religion: Over the weekend NBC Sports included footage of some kids from a prominent parochial high school in Chicago reciting the pledge of allegiance in the package leading up to the final round of the US Open -- a move that raised lots of eyebrows on the right in particular. Here's the unedited version, thanks to Fox Chicago.  

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The time has come for the McCarthy-era "under God" phrase to be taken back out of the pledge. It's a pledge, not a prayer.

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