The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy (1855-1931), a Baptist minister, and get this - a socialist!
Monday, July 31, 2006
2006 Gubernatorial Candidate QuestionnaireThe following questionnaire was sent to all candidates for Governor with their responses listed in the order we received them.
11. Are you offended by the phrase “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance? Why or why not?
SP: Not on your life. If it was good enough for the founding fathers, its good enough for me and I’ll fight in defense of our Pledge of Allegiance.