The Pledge of Allegiance Americans (Probably) Don’t Remember Reciting

Via IFC’s The Whitest Kids U’Know:

A relatively oldie but goodie.

10 Comments on "The Pledge of Allegiance Americans (Probably) Don’t Remember Reciting"

    • I’m familiar with Fjords but not Fnord  please explain hockey mask faced man

      • It is a Discordian concept relating to mind control.

        Children are taught to read but at the same time are taught not to consciously recognize “Fnord” which is put into the text. This causes fear and emotional upset which is then used as a general mind control mechanism by including “Fnord” where a fear reaction is wanted and excluding it in areas where it is not. 

        If you read Principia Discordia and the Illuminatus! Trilogy you’ll get the picture.

        • Camron Wiltshire | Jun 19, 2012 at 10:45 pm |

          Thanks for that, I have not read nearly enough R.A.W, what a brilliant man.  

    • Lifobryan | Jun 19, 2012 at 11:47 am |

      Fnord indeed. I’ll raise you one apple of discord and five tons of flax. 

  1. Lifobryan | Jun 19, 2012 at 11:46 am |

    Awesome – thanks for posting this!

    • Camron Wiltshire | Jun 19, 2012 at 10:44 pm |

      My pleasure 🙂 Thanks for checking it out.  This one always brings a smile to my face.  

  2. developmental psychology….they get us right when we are “able to grasp abstract concepts”….

  3. Captain Husaskin | Jun 19, 2012 at 3:06 pm |

    Here’s the “pledge” I have been reciting for the past 15 years: 
    “I do NOT pledge allegiance to the flag
     Of Your Ass of Murky
     Nor to the plutocracy for which it stands
     One nation, scorned by God, in pieces,
     With liberty and justice for NO ONE
     Unless you can afford to BUY it or are very highly politically connected.”

    Now, isn’t that a little more like the truth?
     

  4. Thought Control | Jun 20, 2012 at 12:40 am |

    Never had a second thought about the pledge until I hit middle school.

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