MOTHER FUCKER - As an economist, I also am an avid student of history - "Pledge of Loyalty" - anyone recall video of the SS taking a oath of loyalty to that monster Adolph Hitler? Wow, are we really getting close to that border? Get this piece of shit out of office, now!
Former FBI Director James Comey was "taken aback" by President Donald Trump's request for a personal assurance or pledge of loyalty at a dinner shortly after he took office, a source close to Comey told CNN Friday.
September 8, 1892 - The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited. The original text was, "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." The phrase "under God" was added in 1954 during the height of the Cold War.
You Must Know Why the Pledge of Allegiance is SO Important
"The Alternative of Williams-Burg" - This print shows colonial protest against the Intolerable Acts. In August 1774, Virginians were urged to sign a pledge of loyalty to the resolves of the Continental Congress and to stop the export of tobacco, the colonies' major and most profitable crop, until all taxes on imported goods were repealed. The pledge was known as the Williamsburg Resolutions.
Mr. Trump’s actions and the disclosures by those close to him revealed this president to be an insecure, fearful man who can’t eat or place a phone call without a backdrop of fawning aides. Rather than cultivate experienced, strong-minded advisers who might challenge his views, Mr. Trump prefers to govern by impulse and edict, demanding absurd pledges of “loyalty.”
This bride and her Marine Corps groom wanted their wedding to not only reflect their dedication to each other, but also to the Marines. The ceremony at South Shores Church in Monarch Beach opened with an entrance of the swordsmen and ended with a traditional Arch of Swords -- the Marine's pledge of loyalty to the newlyweds. At the reception, the couple used the groom's Marmaluke sword to cut their wedding cake.
President Trump demanded a pledge of loyalty from James Comey.
China flexes muscle with massive military parade
July 2017. Clad in military fatigues President Xi Jinping oversaw the massive show of force. He called on the PLA to transform itself into an elite fighting force and demanded that the troops pledge 'absolute loyalty' to the Communist Party. Xi's corruption purges have seen dozens of officers removed from the PLA. Xi also insisted on being addressed as "Chairman", the first PRC President to do so since Mao.