patriotism

Politics & Government
8:38 am
Mon September 24, 2012

Commentary: A flag too far

Last week the Michigan Legislature overwhelmingly voted 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.

Unfortunately, they didn’t give the schools any money to buy the flags, making this one more unfunded mandate.

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