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Outrage as high school
recites Pledge in Arabic
saying ´One Nation Under Allah´

Daily Mail (UK), by James Nye

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/30/2013 6:15:25 PM

Fury is brewing at Rocky Mountain High School, in Colorado, after a multicultural student group were encouraged to recite the Pledge of Allegiance over the loudspeaker in Arabic - replacing ´one nation under God´ with ´one nation under Allah´. Following Monday´s pledge, Principal Tom Lopez has been inundated with complaints from outraged parents concerned that saying the Pledge in any language other than English is unpatriotic. Standing by his controversial decision, Principal Lopez has said that despite the irate telephone calls and emails, he is not in any way or form trying to push an

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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/30/2013 6:23:31 PM     (No. 9149333)

...keen to highlight the motto of the Cultural Arms Club which seeks to ´destroy the barriers, embrace the cultures.´

What day do they perform female circumcision?


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Reply 2 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 1/30/2013 6:25:24 PM     (No. 9149335)

Indeed...and did they give earplugs to the gay students? Or just elicit promises nobody would be defenestrated afterwards, as the Saudis used to favor?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 1/30/2013 6:25:41 PM     (No. 9149336)

Wondering if the principal has gotten a head start on the pot smoking in Colorado.

Gov. Hickenlopped wants a new face for Colorado.

He can begin with this principal, next a teacher half naked on her twitter feed, smoking weed, and a general all around disregard for honor, integrity, and patriotism.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 1/30/2013 6:42:13 PM     (No. 9149357)

Principal Lopez sounds like one of those mad dog racist La Raza types who wants to take over the southwest and murder all the whites. He probably figures that the Islamonazis can help him achieve that goal and they can divide up the spoils.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: citoyen, 1/30/2013 6:43:52 PM     (No. 9149358)

This school allowed the pledge to be recited in Spanish and French so under that precedent, no big deal here and shame on those who are "outraged." If it was said in Arabic the quote in the headline is inaccurate. Allah is merely Arabic for God. In Spanish it would be Dios, in French Dieu.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/30/2013 6:49:41 PM     (No. 9149364)

Assuming Allah is god which it isn´t, I´m still surprised Arabic had all the words.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/30/2013 6:52:36 PM     (No. 9149368)

GAWD...
was not pleased.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 1/30/2013 6:55:16 PM     (No. 9149374)

Our God is not the god that the muslim terrorists kill for.
So you can´t translate straight across.
We have one God, one flag and one Constitution. If you want something different, go thru the channels to amend our Constitution or go to some desert and bow to allah.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jakester2344, 1/30/2013 6:58:12 PM     (No. 9149378)

Allah was the name for the Arab moon God long before Mohammed.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: happy conservative, 1/30/2013 7:00:20 PM     (No. 9149383)

Why aren´t the atheists screaming about this?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rakasha, 1/30/2013 7:13:53 PM     (No. 9149399)

The pledge of allegiance to the American flag, to the republic and to the one nation which it represents is being used to hyphenate America and we should be ashamed of our outrage? If I were to go to another country with the intent of becoming a citizen there, I would never dream of pledging my allegiance or singing their national anthem in anything other than their - and by choice, my - national language. Anything less would be an ugly and arrogant action.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: noddy, 1/30/2013 7:24:40 PM     (No. 9149418)

Comments from an atheist. Good for Principal Lopez standing by his decision and sticking to his guns. Of course he probably doesn´t have any guns, and hopefully will soon be standing in the unemployment lines.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: silencedogood, 1/30/2013 7:47:38 PM     (No. 9149442)

The Islamic nations refused to endorse the 1948 UN Declaration of Human Rights. Instead they met in Cairo in 1991 and issued their own declaration. Their declaration states that there are only human rights in Islam.

There is a good reason why Sir Winston said that "Islam is the most retrograde force on earth."

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/30/2013 8:11:21 PM     (No. 9149460)

Gov ChickenPooper embraces that left-wing nonsense.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 1/30/2013 8:33:36 PM     (No. 9149481)

The link is working just fine now, for me anyway. They discussed this on The Five today and Dana Perino didn´t have a problem with it. Sometimes she shocks me. Everyone is so excited about "celebrating diversity" that they lose sight of the outrageousness of this. They don´t think there´s anything wrong with One Nation Under Allah??? It stuns me what is now acceptable in this country.

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/the-
five/index.html

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Reply 16 - Posted by: anonymous, 1/30/2013 8:49:06 PM     (No. 9149494)

There should be no reference to a religion in the Pledge of Allegiance at all. It wasn´t written with that in mind - in fact, there was no mention of God in the original Pledge.

Once you start adding God into things like this, you then give permission to others to add their own versions.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/30/2013 9:53:12 PM     (No. 9149572)

Included as well was the phrase which when translated went something like this.....

The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: MissMann, 1/30/2013 11:06:43 PM     (No. 9149638)

I was hoping to find some cogent reason for me to be outraged, but I haven´t found one here, in the comments...If, indeed, the students said, in whatever language, that they pledged their allegiance to our beloved country, I just can´t see what the problem is.

I´m willing to work up a good head of steam, but I need something other than "OMG, Arabic!!!"



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Reply 19 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/30/2013 11:08:51 PM     (No. 9149641)

Someone needs to translate what they actually said in Arabic. Note... doubt it is same as ours...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: coldoc, 1/30/2013 11:32:19 PM     (No. 9149662)

Its a good thing not ALL people in education are this stupid. Or.........

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 1/31/2013 12:19:32 AM     (No. 9149682)

Allah delights in innocent civilian flight attendants being killed with box cutters ("Alu Akbar!").

The only reason Marxists druids unite with Islaamic militants is they share a hatred of the U.S. (2nd only to Jews).

The day I pledge allegiance to "Allah" is the day Mohammed admits to being a pedophile.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/31/2013 5:53:07 AM     (No. 9149807)

One nation under Allah and this jerk isn´t trying to push an agenda. Fire him.

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