American tradition? When I was born, "god" wasn't in our pledge nor on our money. That's American tradition.<quoted text>
Yes. And it has served America well for 237 years and will continue to serve us well.
I'll agree that some things should change, so long as it doesn't undermine our core American values.
I'm all for American tradition. I want it to stay that way. I want America to continue to prosper as its always done.
You people seem to want to reinvent the wheel. If it ain't broke, don't "fix" it.
The Catholics (lobbying by the Knights of Columbus) changes us from "on nation indivisable" to one nation divided by god. But driving a wedge into our secular government is something Catholics have been wanting to do since our inception.
The most notable aspect of our American Constitution was that it was the first time a country founded it's government on "We the people" instead of divine fiat.