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NBC Slammed for Dropping ‘Under God’ From Pledge

June 20, 2011 Comments off

NBC sparked a furor on Twitter after it omitted the words “under God” from of the Pledge of Allegiance during its US Open coverage—twice. In the pre-taped segment, kids recited the pledge as patriotic images appeared on screen. The first time, the words “under God” and “indivisible” are left out; the second time, “one nation” is also missing. NBC has apologized for leaving words out, though it didn’t specify which ones. “Regrettably, a portion of the Pledge of the Allegiance that was in that feature was edited out. It was not done to upset anyone and we’d like to apologize to those of you that were offended by it,” said announcer Dan Hicks. But with the material so heavily edited, “was the omission inadvertent? Or was NBC making a statement?” asks Mashable.

FAA declares ‘no-fly’ zone directly over crippled Nebraska nuclear plant, but claims everything is just fine

June 20, 2011 1 comment

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Last week, NaturalNews reported that rising Missouri River flood waters prompted officials to declare a “Notification of Unusual Event” as the Fort Calhoun Nuclear plant just outside of Omaha, Neb. (http://www.naturalnews.com/032672_n…). Since that time, flood waters have continued to rise, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has declared a mysterious two-mile radius “no-fly” zone around the plant for unknown reasons, and federal officials continue to claim in spite of all this that plant is just fine.

According to reports, the plant has been in shutdown mode since April for refueling, and is allegedly still dry inside, despite being literally surrounding in every direction by massive flood waters. However, after the notification of unusual event was announced, as well as the cryptic FAA declaration that no aircraft is permitted to fly Read more…