Saturday, June 12, 2010

Monday 14th June 2010 - Happy Flag Day!



Next time you recite the Pledge of Allegiance, you might want to thank Christopher Columbus and its author Francis Bellamy.

The history of the Pledge of Allegiance:
The year was 1892, and all America was getting ready to celebrate the 400 th anniversary of the voyage of Columbus to the new world.

“It was a warm evening in August 1892 in my office at the Youth Companion in Boston that I sat down to write the words of the Salute to the Flag. I worked on it for three hours and threw into the wastebasket many attempts.

“The first words I decided on were ‘I pledge allegiance to my flag.’ I felt that ‘pledge’ was a better school word that vow or swear.

“Then, would it by ‘country,’ ‘nation’ or ‘Republic’? Republic won because it distinguished the form of government chosen by our founding fathers. So I added: ‘And to the Republic for which it stands.’ Then I felt that I must describe the Republic so I added one line, “One Nation, indivisible,’ for the Civil War between the States had settled that the States could not be divided. Then we should close by a line telling what the big united idea of the America people was—so I included that in the last line.

“’With liberty and justice for all.’

“As the final line, it seemed to assemble the past and to promise the future.

“And there is the story of how I wrote the Pledge. The first time I heard it was Columbus Day 1892 when 6,000 high school boys and girls in Boston roared it out together. It thrilled me.”

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

1 comment:

  1. Many conservatives oppose the Pledge and its author Francis Bellamy. The Pledge of Allegiance was the origin of the Nazi salute (and the swastika -although an ancient symbol- was used to represent crossed S-shapes for "socialism" under the National Socialist German Workers Party).

    Francis Bellamy (cousin of author Edward Bellamy) was a socialist in the Nationalism movement and authored the Pledge of Allegiance (1892), the origin of the stiff-armed salute adopted much later by the National Socialist German Workers Party. See the work of the symbologist Dr. Rex Curry. http://rexcurry.net/pledge2.html

    See the image at http://rexcurry.net/pledge_of_allegiance.jpg

    Francis Bellamy clearly explained that his pledge began with a military salute that was then extended out toward the flag. In practice, the second gesture was performed palm-down with a stiff-arm when the military salute was merely pointed out at the flag by disinterested children forced to do Bellamy's programmed chanting daily in government schools. That is how the straight-arm salute developed from Francis Bellamy's Pledge of Allegiance and its use of the military salute (and how the USA's Pledge salute led to the Nazi salute). http://rexcurry.net/pledge_military.html

    American national socialists (including Edward Bellamy), in cooperation with Madame Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society, popularized the use of the Swastika (an ancient symbol) as a modern symbol for socialism long before the symbol was adopted by the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazis) and used on its flag. http://rexcurry.net/book1a1contents-swastika.html

    See also http://rexcurry.net/45th-infantry-division-swastika-sooner-soldiers.html

    The Bellamys influenced the National Socialist German Workers Party and its dogma, rituals and symbols (e.g. robotic collective chanting to flags; and the modern use of the swastika as crossed S-letters for "Socialism" under German National Socialism). Similar alphabetical symbolism was used under the NSDAP for the "SS" division, the "SA," the "NSV," et cetera and similar symbolism is visible today as the VW logo (the letters "V" and "W" joined for "Volkswagen"). http://rexcurry.net/bookchapter4a1a2a1.html

    The Bellamys wanted the government to take over all food, clothing, shelter, goods and services and create an "industrial army" to impose their "military socialism." See the video documentary at
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BssWWZ3XEe4

    It is the same dogma that led to the socialist Wholecaust (of which the Holocaust was a part): ~60 million killed under the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; ~50 million under the Peoples' Republic of China; ~20 million under the National Socialist German Workers' Party. http://rexcurry.net/socialists.html

    Today, the flag symbolizes authoritarianism in the USA. The historical facts above explain the enormous size and scope of government today, and the USA's police state, and why it is growing so rapidly. They are reasons for minarchy: massive reductions in government, taxation, spending and socialism.

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