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Superman Renounces US Citizenship...
Comics Alliance ^ | April 27, 2011 | Laura Hudson

Posted on 04/28/2011 11:33:09 AM PDT by eak3

...Superman announces that he is going to give up his U.S. citizenship. Despite very literally being an alien immigrant, Superman has long been seen as a patriotic symbol of "truth, justice, and the American way," from his embrace of traditional American ideals to the iconic red and blue of his costume. What it means to stand for the "American way" is an increasingly complicated thing, however, both in the real world and in superhero comics, whose storylines have increasingly seemed to mirror current events and deal with moral and political complexities rather than simple black and white morality.

Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/04/27/superman-renounces-us-citizenship/#ixzz1KqM7o6e3

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1 posted on 04/28/2011 11:33:11 AM PDT by eak3
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To: eak3

The UN’s motto is Untruth, Injustice, and the Anti-American way.

I believe this is the Bizarro Superman’s motto.


2 posted on 04/28/2011 11:35:17 AM PDT by DManA
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To: eak3

Fighting the crime that American superheroes won’t fight.


3 posted on 04/28/2011 11:36:46 AM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2012)
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To: DManA

Maybe next he will get a sex change and start wearing a burka.


4 posted on 04/28/2011 11:37:06 AM PDT by linear (Life is too short to worry about those unmarked black helicopters hovering over your house...)
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To: eak3

I’m still waiting to hear what the Green Lantern thinks of SB1070.


5 posted on 04/28/2011 11:37:17 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: eak3

But he still has to pay taxes for 10 years.


6 posted on 04/28/2011 11:37:48 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: linear

Captain America was already shown dissing the TEA Party


7 posted on 04/28/2011 11:38:18 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: eak3

I thought he died a few years ago as a result of a riding accident?


8 posted on 04/28/2011 11:38:40 AM PDT by AU72
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To: eak3
I never knew comic book characters could even be citizens.
9 posted on 04/28/2011 11:39:04 AM PDT by svcw (Non forgiveness is like holding a hot coal thinking the other person will be blistered)
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To: eak3

No word on Batman?


10 posted on 04/28/2011 11:39:09 AM PDT by Grunthor (The man or woman who doesn't forgive has forgotten the price that Christ paid for them on the Cross.)
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To: eak3

Superman never was a U.S. citizen in the first place. He was born on another planet and his parents were aliens. Besides, he has no birth certificate.


11 posted on 04/28/2011 11:40:13 AM PDT by Parmenio
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To: eak3
Then all Americans should renounce the entire Superman franchise, including movies, books, comics, and promotional merchandise.

He doesn't want to be an American, and wants to bow to foreign dictators like obama, then to hell with the whole genre.
12 posted on 04/28/2011 11:41:30 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Parmenio

LOL!


13 posted on 04/28/2011 11:41:42 AM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: svcw
I never knew comic book characters could even be citizens.

Why not, we've got one as President apparently.

"Prickly and thin-skinned Barry Obama by day, when crisis strikes he retreats to his downtown Washington lair to emerge as....The Brown Pile!"
14 posted on 04/28/2011 11:41:57 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: eak3

About three issues from now, Supe will wake up from his bad dream.......


15 posted on 04/28/2011 11:42:15 AM PDT by texmexis best
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To: eak3

The Liberal/Progressives American haters love it.


16 posted on 04/28/2011 11:42:28 AM PDT by blam
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To: eak3

He should change his name to Moderateman.


17 posted on 04/28/2011 11:45:16 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Parmenio

haha that made me laugh pretty hard. I did post this article though because, to me, they are bastardizing a character that once represented the values of Americans in the 50’s and 60’s . Now the progressives are bringing their message through the people that read these stories still. Its a true abomination in my mind.


18 posted on 04/28/2011 11:45:38 AM PDT by eak3
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To: eak3

Superman first appeared in 1938. Assuming he was in his 20s back then that means he is in his 90s today. A this age he’s probably suffering either dementia or senility. So cut an old codger some slack. If he were in his right mind he would not be babbling nonsense.


19 posted on 04/28/2011 11:46:05 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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20 posted on 04/28/2011 11:47:20 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: eak3

No sense in getting upset, especially those who don’t actually read comics. The status quo always wins in the end. Besides, his whole reasoning is to let the US avoid the blowback if he goes Jack Bauer on foreign bad guys.


21 posted on 04/28/2011 11:48:33 AM PDT by Mr. Blond
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To: eak3
Why would this be surprising. Anyone remember the Red Son abomination that DC put out in 2003?
22 posted on 04/28/2011 11:49:17 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: eak3

What do you expect... his alternate personality was a journalist.


23 posted on 04/28/2011 11:49:17 AM PDT by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: eak3

It’d be a good time to just boycott all their crap


24 posted on 04/28/2011 11:49:32 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: eak3

I know that the folks at DC have destroyed a franchise with this news...but “Breaking News”? Seriously?


25 posted on 04/28/2011 11:50:00 AM PDT by hoagy62 (Help stamp out crack-pull up your pants.)
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To: eak3

I agree with you that it’s an abomination.


26 posted on 04/28/2011 11:50:06 AM PDT by Parmenio
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To: eak3

Even Superman is tired of Obama’s BS.

He doesn’t want to be associated with this disaster of a government and who can blame him?


27 posted on 04/28/2011 11:52:23 AM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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28 posted on 04/28/2011 11:52:33 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic. Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: hoagy62

lol i knew someone would poo poo. I meant to put it under front page news and clicked the wrong tab.


29 posted on 04/28/2011 11:52:40 AM PDT by eak3
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To: hoagy62

lol i knew someone would poo poo. I meant to put it under front page news and clicked the wrong tab.


30 posted on 04/28/2011 11:52:40 AM PDT by eak3
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To: hoagy62

lol i knew someone would poo poo. I meant to put it under front page news and clicked the wrong tab.


31 posted on 04/28/2011 11:52:40 AM PDT by eak3
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To: hoagy62

lol i knew someone would poo poo. I meant to put it under front page news and clicked the wrong tab.


32 posted on 04/28/2011 11:52:45 AM PDT by eak3
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To: eak3

What’s the big deal, he’s just following the example of our president and his wife.


33 posted on 04/28/2011 11:53:04 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: eak3

Hold on. Since when was he ever an American citizen? His rocket crashed when he was a baby. That makes him an illegal alien (literally). Does he have a social security number under the name Supe R. Mann? Does he have a naturalization certificate? Does he vote, serve on juries or in the military? If so, under what name? Furthermore, does he have a separate citizenship and social security number for Clark Kent? If he renounces his citizenship, is Clark still a citizen? Is he collecting welfare as Supe R. Mann, while Clark Kent continues to work for the Daily Planet under a separate ID? Well, that’s the “American way” in Brooklyn, isn’t it?


34 posted on 04/28/2011 11:54:18 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: DManA
He will be worshiping Gaia next.
35 posted on 04/28/2011 11:54:35 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (If Obama announced his resignation that would probably bring gas to $2.30 within an hour.)
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To: eak3

Superman must be sniffing the kryptonite. I heard Lois Lane recently dumped him ever since he voted for Obama. She said he’s just been acting like some candyass pansy whining about Batman having more movies and not re-distributing his wealth to other less popular superheroes.

Will the next issue have him threatening to move to France if Barry doesn’t win the next election? He can join Mr. Baldwin there I guess.


36 posted on 04/28/2011 11:55:43 AM PDT by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: Made In The USA

Did he vote for Obama twice, once as Clark and once as Supe? That would figure. The “American Way” in Chicago. Maybe he did it a third time as Kal-el.


37 posted on 04/28/2011 11:59:49 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
He will be worshiping Gaia next.

Actually, he worships Rao.

Rao is the first being to be born out of the void before the universe. Feeling lonely, he sought to bring order to the chaos from which he was born, and thus created the universe. After countless eons of ordering the cosmos, Rao created Krypton, a planet meant to be a jewel in his creation. Rao then created all the other Kryptonian gods from his own essence, and these godlings called him "Father Rao". Rao, in the time just before and after the destruction of Krypton, is thought of by the people of Krypton like God in Abrahamic Religions. He is all knowing, all powerful and eternal. He is served by his minor gods, who could be better understood as his angels. Each minor god is worshiped by a guild or caste on Krypton while all people worshiped Rao.

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rao_%28comics%29

38 posted on 04/28/2011 11:59:49 AM PDT by Abin Sur
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To: eak3

They made Superman a wimp in the cartoons (he gets beaten up all the time) and now they’ve made him Micheal Moore in the comics. When I was a kid reading Superman comics in the 60’s, he shoved planets around, but now he’s a wussy leftie.


39 posted on 04/28/2011 12:01:06 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Abin Sur

Sounds like the Egyptian sun god Ra.


40 posted on 04/28/2011 12:01:35 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: eak3

Clicked the wrong tab? That’s okay...done that myself. No worries.


41 posted on 04/28/2011 12:02:30 PM PDT by hoagy62 (Help stamp out crack-pull up your pants.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Sounds like the Egyptian sun god Ra.

Entirely appropriate, since Rao is also the name of Krypton's sun.

42 posted on 04/28/2011 12:06:28 PM PDT by Abin Sur
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To: svcw

“I never knew comic book characters could even be citizens.”

Only if they can show us a birth certificate.


43 posted on 04/28/2011 12:06:55 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Made In The USA

“Will the next issue have him threatening to move to France if Barry doesn’t win the next election? He can join Mr. Baldwin there I guess.”

Nah. He’ll just move into the Fortress of Solitude and together with Santa Claus declare the North Pole an independent state. The UN will recognize it, and then start accusing them of oppressing Eskimos.


44 posted on 04/28/2011 12:11:11 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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45 posted on 04/28/2011 12:18:19 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: eak3

Who cares he was an illegal alien anyway. ;>)


46 posted on 04/28/2011 12:19:11 PM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: eak3
This is just another way to take a poke at Traditional Americans. Despicable people, who don't know what America is.

Nam Vet

47 posted on 04/28/2011 12:21:13 PM PDT by Nam Vet (Are you better off than you were 4 trillion dollars ago?)
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To: AU72

he actually was paralyzed, then contracted the flu and died if I’m not mistaken.


48 posted on 04/28/2011 12:37:37 PM PDT by brivette
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To: AU72

he actually was paralyzed, then contracted the flu and died if I’m not mistaken.


49 posted on 04/28/2011 12:37:51 PM PDT by brivette
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To: eak3

Barry "Triple Play" Soetoro could give up THREE nationalities: US, UK, and Indonesia.
50 posted on 04/28/2011 12:40:10 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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