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Thoughts from Maharrey Head #56: The Great “One Nation” Debate

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I explain that the United States aren’t “one nation,” that the Pledge of Allegiance is not an authoritative statement of American founding principles and why it matters. I created a firestorm when I published an article taking Hillary Clinton to task for […]

Podcast: The Pledge of Allegiance

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In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the Pledge of Allegiance. We’ve said the words thousands of times. We know them by rote. “I pledge allegiance to the flag…” But does the Pledge of Allegiance actually represent an accurate vision of the United States? Or is it communicating something altogether different […]

133 Words or Less: Freedom when We Say So

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A lot of Americans love freedom and liberty, until it means allowing somebody the freedom to do something they find offensive. During a recent Winter Haven, Fla. city commission meeting, Mayor John Rees had a man forcibly removed because he would not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The mayor first asked the man to […]