Mississippi judge jails attorney for not reciting Pledge of Allegiance

Full story: Santa Cruz Sentinel

A Mississippi judge jailed a lawyer for several hours for refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, ordering the attorney to "purge himself" of contempt by standing and repeating the oath like the rest of the courtroom.

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“Uzi Does It”

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Aug 7, 2013
 
Under god doesn't have anything to do with Christianity, god could be construed to mean anything anyone wants it to be, god could mean a tree to a druid.
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#2084
Aug 8, 2013
 
Richard_ wrote:
Under god doesn't have anything to do with Christianity, god could be construed to mean anything anyone wants it to be, god could mean a tree to a druid.
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Except in this case God is spelled with a capital.

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#2085
Aug 13, 2013
 
frthy wrote:
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Except in this case God is spelled with a capital.
Still could be Allah or Buddha, a tree, a unicorn, etc. The constitution is quite clear on this, the state cannot endorse a religion.
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Aug 13, 2013
 
Richard_ wrote:
<quoted text>Still could be Allah or Buddha, a tree, a unicorn, etc. The constitution is quite clear on this, the state cannot endorse a religion.
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But it does, Secular Humanism. The Constitution has been trashed by the Government all three branches and few want to defend it. We have a state run by tyranny and the sheeple just go along. Few want the responsibility to take care of themselves like the founding fathers expected.
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Aug 13, 2013
 
This thread just won't die
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Aug 19, 2013
 
What's up
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#2091
Sep 5, 2013
 
under god or with god. sounds like we wanna definitely be opposite of god; good - evil
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Sep 19, 2013
 

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well I think that Waynesboro needs to clean up this town take all the dope dealers off the streets,take all the sexoffenders off the streets,waynesboro would be a better place to live all the people on food stamps needs and drawing checks should get out and find a job,i know some people that get food stamps and yes people abuse the system.i think that the welfare in Waynesboro,ms needs to investage the people that draws food stamps.
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Sep 20, 2013
 
easy to love wrote:
well I think that Waynesboro needs to clean up this town take all the dope dealers off the streets,take all the sexoffenders off the streets,waynesboro would be a better place to live all the people on food stamps needs and drawing checks should get out and find a job,i know some people that get food stamps and yes people abuse the system.i think that the welfare in Waynesboro,ms needs to investage the people that draws food stamps.
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It might be better just to stop welfare and dump laws that prevent an income to the enterprising. If you want morals they do not buy.
What we have is learned helplessness.
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#2094
Sep 20, 2013
 
Richard_ wrote:
Under god doesn't have anything to do with Christianity, god could be construed to mean anything anyone wants it to be, god could mean a tree to a druid.
Aren't to be many Druids around anymore I expect. I may hug a tree but I am not going to worship one!

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#2095
Sep 25, 2013
 
tree hugger wrote:
<quoted text> Aren't to be many Druids around anymore I expect. I may hug a tree but I am not going to worship one!
Doesn't matter, god is subject to interpretation. It could be a sea monster for all we know.
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#2096
Sep 26, 2013
 
Richard_ wrote:
<quoted text>Doesn't matter, god is subject to interpretation. It could be a sea monster for all we know.
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The concept of god is subjective and not empirical.
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#2097
Sep 28, 2013
 
Richard_ wrote:
<quoted text>Doesn't matter, god is subject to interpretation. It could be a sea monster for all we know.
You could be a sea monster for all I know?
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#2098
Oct 25, 2013
 
why would you think "one nation under God" refers to christian beliefs. "God" could be Allah or whatever you belfief God to be.

and of course, it will become racial, it's Mississippi!
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Oct 25, 2013
 
A Need to Tell wrote:
Just like u feel entitled to post others also have a right to their opinion. Do u even read what u r posting, you're contradicting urself. BTW, obviously Topix didn't care for ur comment since the moderators deleted it!!!
You'll have to forgive "Boo Boo" he's mildly retarded. If u knew him and his inbred family you'd understand.
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#2100
Oct 25, 2013
 
HIBREDX2MOM wrote:
why would you think "one nation under God" refers to christian beliefs. "God" could be Allah or whatever you belfief God to be.
and of course, it will become racial, it's Mississippi!
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The very fact that an imaginary figure rules makes belief a false system to solve problems. Objective reality has no beliefs.
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Oct 27, 2013
 
"Meet The Private Companies Helping Cops Spy On Protestors."

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Click here:
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This thread just won't die
I know it makes me a little sick to my stomach.
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Oct 29, 2013
 
Jimmy wrote:
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The very fact that an imaginary figure rules makes belief a false system to solve problems. Objective reality has no beliefs.
Huh?
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#2104
Nov 18, 2013
 
He should have enuff respect for the Flag to repeat the Pledge of Allegiance. It repisents all the "Men and Women" that fought and died for Your Fredom. If you don't like it you should leave the Country and see how you like it where ever you go. I don't think anyone will try and stop you. In My eyes You should still be locked up. You dishoner all the "Service Men and Women" that are now serving to keep this Country FREE! And anyone that agrees with him should packup there belonging and go with the lawer.

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