patriotism en Commentary: A flag too far <p>Last week the Michigan Legislature overwhelmingly <a href="">voted</a> to require every public school to set aside time for the Pledge of Allegiance, and to require every classroom to display the American flag. The lawmakers wanted to strike a blow for patriotism.</p><p>Unfortunately, they didn’t give the schools any money to buy the flags, making this one more unfunded mandate.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:38:42 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 9207 at Commentary: A flag too far