I am a US citizen. I was born here and since I was old enough to understand the words/implications of the Pledge of Allegiance, I have declined to recite it. Pledges/oaths of allegiance are inherently divisive to those who don't think and meaningless/ridiculous to those who do.
At least 19 killed, 250 rescued after trains derail in India (AP)
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