Monday, November 19, 2012

Times Union on the Register Star and all about the pledge

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Fired-for-taking-stand-on-story-about-sitting-4047110.php

That is the story of the Register Star Four and the story of the alderman who sat for his principles.

Once upon a time in the 1930s when we did the pledge like this, people were lynched for refusing to say the pledge. Not the supreme court's brightest moments:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minersville_School_District_v._Gobitis

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