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I Pledge To Be A Servant To President Obama....really?!?

  1. girly_girl09 profile image68
    girly_girl09posted 8 years ago

    "I pledge to be a servant to our president and all mankind, because together we can; together we are and together we will be the change that we seek." Wait.....WHAT!?? A servant to the president?

    You can find this disturbing statement at 3:55 in the celeb infused 'I Pledge' video below. The video starts off with tons of nice, great, reasonable, doable volunteer stuff to do in your community. No problem with all of it, everything is reasonable and is very nice.

    At 3:55, all the celebrities pledge to Obama. No mention of our Country.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqcPA1ys … dded#t=240
    Is this what President Obama and his administration want us to do? Do they want Americans pledging their allegiance to a MAN or a country? The answer to this is becoming more and more clear on a daily basis.

    1. tksensei profile image61
      tksenseiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Only a matter of time before they change "president" to "dear leader."

      1. ledefensetech profile image69
        ledefensetechposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        I believe the preferred term is Glorious Leader.

        1. tksensei profile image61
          tksenseiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          No, it's 'Dear Leader.'  (NK)

          1. ledefensetech profile image69
            ledefensetechposted 8 years ago in reply to this

            I know Papa Obama is getting cozy with the Ills, but I really thing he's going to try to differentiate himself from teh poseurs and failures of the past and go with Glorious Leader.  I mean, he's the Messiah after all, isn't he?

    2. atomswifey profile image59
      atomswifeyposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I wrote a hub in regards to how to get the masses to scream for oppression. I think we as a nation are screaming for it and the leader implementing it? Obama.
      Pelosi and Reed are his generals
      We have now become his "subjects"
      And the constitution?
      Why even have one now.
      Most of rights under it have have been taken anyway. And if it was just one, you might as well toss the entire document. Which is the greatest sadness in all of this mess!

      I love my country. My dad served 20 years of his life defending it. Years later he died as a result of his service to it. That is real service to a country with people who would rather now serve a man who has proven no real allegiance to it.

      To me the end all argument for if he,(Obama) had any real allegiance to this country or its people came when he went abroad and APOLOGIZED on our behalf. WHAT??? A sitting U.S. president apologizing during a time of war?? Or at anytime for that matter, how ridiculous!

      But thats my opinion and or take on all of it.

    3. Ms Chievous profile image78
      Ms Chievousposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I heard the "pledge" this morning on the radio.   I think it was a very  bad choice of words.  I don't see how soemthing like that would get approved through ANY president.  They are supposed to be playing this pledge in out public school system.

  2. jiberish profile image74
    jiberishposted 8 years ago

    I think it's the same montra the Czars have to say. smile

    1. Misha profile image73
      Mishaposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      To president Obama? yikes

      wink

      1. jiberish profile image74
        jiberishposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, I'm sure the czars have to pledge their loyalty to Nobama.

    2. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      What's a montra?

  3. tony0724 profile image60
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    Will I have to Goosestep ?

    1. tksensei profile image61
      tksenseiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      With state-mandated vigor!

  4. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I pledge nothing (and, gee, I still think I'm the same reasonably concerned, caring, citizen I've always been).  (Someone on YouTube posted that video and called it, "Ashton Kucher's Creepy Video".  "Creepy" about says it all.  Oh well, it's a fine example of "Mentalities on Parade".)

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    Ghost32posted 8 years ago

    It's a vow undertaken by every Montana (mont) Ubara (ra).

    For readers who've never heard of a Ubara, that's a female ruler on the fictional planet of Gor.

  6. Lisa HW profile image82
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    By the way, everybody:  Don't forget to follow Obama's instructions on washing your hands well and not using your hand to cover your mouth if you cough.  Oh - and if you're sick don't go to school or work.  Maybe next week we'll get some tips for selecting the right shoe.

  7. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 8 years ago

    I wonder how many of the type who would be just terribly offended by children being asked to recite the Pledge of Allegiance will blush and be flattered by the chance to force children to pledge themselves to The Obama?

    1. nicomp profile image59
      nicompposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      My kid is smart enough to deal with it. It's the parents we need to worry about. Any child who is that easily brainwashed by a 5 minute presidential address might need more direction at home.

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        Madame Xposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        They can't even teach their kids how to act in a grocery store, so I wouldn't count on it.

        1. nicomp profile image59
          nicompposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          True, but that's not Obama's problem. Any decent parent can interpret BHO's nonsense for their kids. We've all had fair warning. I don't care if my kid has to sit through his drivel.

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    Ghost32posted 8 years ago

    Howcum I seem to be the only one who uses his proper, correct, and full name:  Oh, Bummer!

  9. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    I heard a radio interview with Jim Johnson this afternoon on BBC.
    (British Broadcasting Commission)
    Although on opposite teams to the late Ted kennedy they were apparently good friends for 47 years.
    He had then Senator Barry (Barrack)Hussein Obama over to dinner, one evening, along with some other distinguished guests, and his summary of Obama was that he has the most organized mind together with a calmness that remains in a crisis.
    Despite all the bad mouthing  he is getting, he is not the congress or the senate he is the President, and need to work with and through both as well as the well heeled lobbyists who did not disappear with the previous incumbent.
    He has started a lot of big jobs, but this guy may get them done, I think he is America's hope! smile He is Australia's hope and I suggest the hope of many countries that have close ties with America! smile

    1. nicomp profile image59
      nicompposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      His organized mind was organized enough to interfere with  police activity in Boston, even as he admitted in the same breath that he didn't know all the facts.

      His organized mind was organized enough to interfere with bankruptcy proceedings (a violation of federal law). He was openly critical of so-called hedge fund managers who refused to accept a smaller settlement than the other bond holders. Of course, the so-called hedge funds were managing the accounts held by retirement programs for state employees in Indiana.

      His organized mind was organized enough to verbally attack Wall Street CEOs, thereby interfering with the free market.

      His organized mind was organized enough to describe an unplanned pregnancy as a "punishment" during a campaign appearance.

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        rednckwmnposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        What? I missed that one.

        1. nicomp profile image59
          nicompposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          At a campaign stop he was asked about abortion and he tap danced around it, but he did say that if one of his daughters got pregnant, he wouldn't want her 'punished' with a baby. His words, not mine.

          "Look, I got two daughters — 9 years old and 6 years old," he said. "I am going to teach them first about values and morals, but if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby. I don't want them punished with an STD at age 16, so it doesn't make sense to not give them information."

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNbaig-D5pk

          http://michellemalkin.com/2008/03/30/su … born-life/

  10. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    OK I get it. Put brain away, American partisan politics is it?
    Outta here!

    1. girly_girl09 profile image68
      girly_girl09posted 8 years ago in reply to this

      This isn't partisan, Earnest. No one around here (with exception of a very few) feel comfortable with pledging allegiance to a man, in this case President Obama. We're not servants of the President. I wouldn't pledge allegiance to ANYONE, it's about our Country, not about one man. It never has been and the day we start being 'servants' to one man, well, I don't even want to think about that.

      Thankfully, the White House has issued a statement essentially apologizing for the memo released by the US Dept of Education about those questions "how can we help the President", etc. and have said they will be reformulating their message.

      The proposed political campaigning in the classroom certainly raised valid questions  in many parents and teachers minds. Is it still about our Country or about one man?

      1. tksensei profile image61
        tksenseiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        And this is exactly why the folks here who keep saying, "we should just pull together and support our president! why be so critical?" absolutely do not get it.

        1. girly_girl09 profile image68
          girly_girl09posted 8 years ago in reply to this

          To these people, I respond and say: You can respect someone without agreeing with them 100%. I respect Obama because he is my country's elected president. That being said, I can question, investigate and disagree with the administration all I want to. My issues aren't with Obama, rather the men surrounding him. Not so sure if their goals are the same as President Obama's. Time will eventually tell.

    2. nicomp profile image59
      nicompposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Was your ox gored? Owie!

    3. SweetiePie profile image85
      SweetiePieposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I for one enjoyed hearing what you had to say.  Is it not amusing that some here only like to listen to their own opinions, and what I consider overreactions to Barack Obama and his policies.

      1. tksensei profile image61
        tksenseiposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Yeah, they should STFU and serve their master as they are told!

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        wordscribe41posted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Overreactions GALORE.  I like your new avatar,  you look beautiful.  I stay out of here, wish I could learn to do the same in the religious forums.

        1. SweetiePie profile image85
          SweetiePieposted 8 years ago in reply to this

          Over the last couple of days I have been contributing much less to the political forum to be honest.  Thanks for the compliment on my avatar.  I like yours as well smile.

  11. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    GG I do hope it is about your country. I agree.
    But what I see as an outsider is some silly nasty, untrue, and offensive comments suggesting there is a conspiracy of horrible intent involved. Someone stuffed up, that happens. smile

  12. marinealways24 profile image60
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    Now is the time we must sacrifice. lol

  13. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    That I can agree with wholeheartedly. Question all of it. I do not agree with some of his government's  positions nor do I trust the fed bank or Obama's treasury appointments myself. smile

  14. AsherKade profile image59
    AsherKadeposted 8 years ago

    they are doing this pledge in TX now...a lot of the officers are pissed....

  15. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 8 years ago

    You should care.

 
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