What's your gripe? (Letters).Why should Peter Gilmour in his September Odds & Ends column ("One world, under God") find fault with those words "one nation, under God" that are part of the Pledge of Allegiance Pledge of Allegiance, in full, Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, oath that proclaims loyalty to the United States. and its national symbol. ? There is no "arrogance Arrogance
See also Boastfulness, Conceit, Egotism.
Artfulness (See CUNNING.)
traditional symbol of arrogance. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 81]
Arachne " in those words. We do not say or imply that the United States of America UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The name of this country. The United States, now thirty-one in number, are Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, is the only nation under God. The words "the only" do not appear in our Pledge of Allegiance. Any other country can also say of itself, if it so chooses, that it is one nation under God.
Acknowledging God and our dependence upon God is a big part of what America is all about. Is this something Americans should apologize a·pol·o·gize
intr.v. a·pol·o·gized, a·pol·o·giz·ing, a·pol·o·giz·es
1. To make excuse for or regretful acknowledgment of a fault or offense.
2. To make a formal defense or justification in speech or writing. for?
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