Comment: "I pledge allegiance . . .

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"I pledge allegiance . . .

to liberty and justice for all. And eternal enmity to every form of tyranny over the mind of man." (a la Jefferson).

"Allegiance" is the duty a feudal serf owed to his liege lord. Pledging allegiance to the government is an acknowledgment of their RIGHT TO RULE your life, liberty and property.

Over my dead body.

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition,