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    This one surprised me.

    Within hours of last week’s court decision striking “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, an angry U.S. Senate voted 99-0 to condemn the ruling. President Bush said the California court was “out of step” with the country. A day later, the U.S. House joined the chorus of complaint with a 416-3 vote.

    Still, there were Iowans willing to speak up for the unpopular side of the argument – among them a former Cub Scout den mother, a political activist and a Davenport native who came to feel like a stranger in his own land.

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