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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Cali Board Of Trustees Scraps 'Pledge Of Allegiance' Over "White Nationalism" History

The Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees President says the Pledge of Allegiance to the American flag is “steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism.”

In emails obtained exclusively by Campus Reform, the president of the SBCC Board of Trustees, Robert Miller, stated that he decided to “discontinue use of the Pledge of Allegiance” at board meetings because of its history.

Live stream videos of the board's past several meetings show that the last time members recited the Pledge of Allegiance during a board meeting was Dec. 13. During the Jan. 10 live-streamed meeting, Miller noted at the beginning that it was his first meeting as president of the board. It was also the first meeting since a similar circumstance in summer 2018 that members did not recite the pledge.

“I decided to discontinue use of the Pledge of Allegiance for reasons related to its history and symbolism,” Miller said in an email to Celeste Barber, a former adjunct instructor at SBCC. “I have discovered that the Pledge of Allegiance has a history steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism."

In addition to these reasons, Miller stated that he’d rather pledge his allegiance to the Constitution “instead of a physical object."



Anonymous said...

Which part(s) do these fruitcakes find offensive?! Pledge allegiance to the flag? The United States of America? To the Republic, for which it stands? One nation....maybe that's it.... we know they hate under God. Indivisible? I thought they loved the liberty part.
So maybe they're against justice for all. That's probably it. They only want justice for democrats.
Come on folks, we have to get louder in defending our beliefs before these nut-jobs make other people think like them. They're at full throttle now and are only pushing harder.
Get your MAGA hats and bumper stickers and wear them proudly. Put that Trump 2020 sticker on your car and be prepared to defend your pride for being an American. Defend our president and our country, for GODs sake!! It's our country to win and ours to lose. Choose which one you want.

Anonymous said...

Yep, white men fought and died to establish this country, and then invited the rest of the world to come join them. And now the whole world is seeing what unlimited immigration has done for us, and for them. People of color do not want to join or assimilate, they want to rule. And dumb-arse white liberals jump on the bandwagon and destroy themselves in the process. I can't believe how they can look in a mirror, and think that they will just got out and try to destroy their race today. If they think their skin color is so controversial, they should just off themselves, for the betterment of society.