We’ve been seeing the flag a lot these last few days. It’s gotten me thinking quite a bit.
I pledge allegiance to the flag,
of the United States of America,
and to the Republic for which it stands,
one nation, under God,
with liberty and justice for all.
When I started school, back in the dark ages, we said the Pledge of Allegiance every morning.
Today I see the flag as being abused: used by people who are not paying attention to the point of the flag, as clearly stated in the pledge of allegiance.
Specifically, the flag is a symbol, it stands for our Republic. Our Republic, which is defined by our constitution.Continue reading What, after all, is the flag?