Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Red Skelton was a funny man. The comedian graced our television sets for years bringing us lots of laughter. He was also a proud American.

In 1969, he discussed his love of the Pledge of Allegiance and he foreshadowed a problem we see today. Skelton said the pledge, while highlighting the significance of each word. Then he expressed concern that the pledge would be deemed to be a prayer and face an attempt to be eliminated from schools.

You have to watch the video below.

There was a time when being patriotic in Hollywood was the standard. It’s pathetic what it has become.

Please share this if you prefer old Hollywood!

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