Skip to comments.Baseball Fans SUPER ANGRY Hispanic American Superstar Sang ‘God Bless America’ at All-Star Game
Posted on 07/18/2013 2:54:06 AM PDT by Caipirabob
Last night was the 2013 MLB All-Star game. Ah, Americas pastime! Who doesnt love a good baseball game? And what better way to open up Americas game then with a heartfelt rendition of God Bless America? And wait, a minute. Who is this guy coming out to sing God Bless AMERICA?
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I find the commentary unconscionable. My wife and kids are moreno and more American than any of the alleged Americans making these statements.
Looks more like a democrat party/KKK reunion.
Facts behind this statement for the unwashed:
He’s Jennifer Lopez’s ex-, right?
I hear him sometimes on the Sirius Spanish-pop channel. He is a good vocalist.
I agree with you. I served with Puerto Ricans in the military for years, both on active duty as well as with the National Guard and Air National Guard. They fought and died as brothers in arms in all our wars. This twitter attack is BS.
I hate racism. And that’s a natural fact.
Thanks Caipirabob. Remember the Zimmerman trial outcome?
It was during the 7th inning stretch. However, there are some who think God Bless America should have been the national anthem instead of The Star Spangled Banner.
People’s worst instincts seem to rising more and more.
(Skinny little thing, isn’t he? J-Lo would make two of him!)
It’s a good thing there are no Hispanics playing in MLB. That would be Un-American. /s
It looks to me like most of the people criticizing him don’t have a very large vocabulary........mainly just the F bomb.
1) People who are very upset with Obama's amnesty for illegal aliens plan.
2) People who think Trayvon was viciously assassinated by a Hispanic guy
There is, potentially, a racial demographic associated with the 1) and the 2) above. I leave it as an exercise to the reader to determine if the split is 50%/50% or if perhaps one of the above groups is perhaps especially outraged and especially vocal this week, and perhaps representing much more than 50% of the comments.
For my own opinion, I see no reason to be surprised or upset that someone with a Hispanic background would sing a patriotic song at a baseball game. Seems pretty natural to me, no matter what other events are going in the political world.
I was ou Tuesday night and missed the early part of the ASG. Who sang the national anthem? Thank-you!
Yeah, the F-bomb seems to predominate. Makes me think the comments are coming from Liberals. Which is why I think this is an anti-Zimmerman backlash, coming from the black community.
Let’s not link to tumblr, please. This is blog pimping and on tumble 80% is porn
This is just another reason baseball is losing it’s popularity. Baseball fans are so dumb. And we say it has nothing to do with racism? Marc Anthony is 100 percent American and the so called baseball fans are complaining that he sung?????
I just wonder which side these idiots are politically. I hope they have NOTHING to do with the GOP and even moreso conservatives. We don’t need these types. I doubt they would vote for Obama though......very scary how wicked these people are.
I went to college in PR in the early 70’s. I had gone to high school on the mainland at the height of anti-Americanism during the war. I found far more true-blue America-backers on campus in PR than here.
Yes, there was an Independence faction that was anti-American, but they were small in number compared to the pro American kids. I am not Puerto Rican looking, but I was not discriminated against in the least in PR. Fond memories of PR and its people.
These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know, morons.
This is like when they attcked that young boy who sang the national anthem and wore mariachi clothing because he’s a mariachi singer. He did a fantastic job, but he was attacked. Marc Anthony is a well established singer who has been around for a long time. I can’t believe people would criticize him.
What a load. This baseball fan didn’t think anything of it.
Some folks are just desperate for controversy and will do anything to get it. I doubt any regular fans even noticed. I know I didn’t think anything of it.
My favorite, though, was:
Kesha, the girl who uses satanic images in her music videos and performances, should sing God Bless America? LOL!
I vividly recall life in the U.S. during segregation and the race riots of the 1960s. That's why I never wax nostalgic about "The 60s" along with my contemporaries. It's was a time of drugs, violence, extreme racial animus, and entanglements in foreign wars without end. Looks like we've lost our way, and come full circle. God help us all. It's going to be a long national nightmare this time around.
...sounds like a rat trap
Why don't Puerto Ricans have an education committee to make the distinction? Here in Cleveland, it seems that the Puerto Rican community is negatively impacted by the invasion, and is often categorized with them. (Ariel Castro didn't help)
Any baseball fans SUPER ANGRY about this are SUPER IDIOTS.
F-Bombs and single syllables inevitably paint a path leading to the democrat party...
What’s wrong with people. Must’ve been Trayvon supporters posting those tweets.
I’ll bet you a nickel these comments were made by Democrat zombies.
Sounds more like a few idiots trying to prove the vast racism of America and I’m not buying it.
Baseball is full of hispanic players, are these “fans” outraged about that?
When we were in South Florida, it seemed that everyone around us had Latino heritage of some kind.
This was in New York - a liberal mecca. Says a lot, doesn't it?
I’m not a fan, but Mark Anthony is American - he can barely speak Spanish - and he was the star of Paul Simon’s Broadway show, Capeman, about 15 years ago.
Marc is a great singer and did not lip sync like the bouncee, drone who supports soetoro. He is American and loves our country like you and I do. “Good Post Tax-chick.”
Thanks for the agreement. Now let me tell you a funny story from Vietnam. Our site, Portcall, had no Vietnamese Air Force VNAF personnel working there. Many of the others sites did. The airmen and NCOs in the surveillance section would talk to other at distant sites to pass air traffic. When they couldnt understand them our airmen or NCOs would say, Put a GI on, Put a GI on thinking they were talking with a VNAF. One night we were passing traffic to Paris control at Tan Son Nhut. The airman couldnt understand the person on the other end of the line. So he made the comment above. The person on the other end of the line was a LTC from Puerto Rico working in the Air Defense Artillery (ADA) section and in the U.S. Army. His response was, I am a GI you son-of-a-bitch! After that our airmen were much more careful about using that term.
When he walked out I was thinking he looked like James Callis who played Dr Gaius Baltar on battlestar galactica.
I’m thinking leftists are behind it because anyone likely to get upset about a hispanic singer is going to find baseball virtually unwatchable with all the hispanic players.
You may have nailed it.
Could this be a planted scandal to generate more racial divide?
I have friends who admonish me for coming here. They feel racism is rampant, must be. Conservative is just code for racists.
I am half Puerto Rican. The comments on this thread make me proud to come here.
Thank you! “God Bless America” is a nice party-piece for a tenor: shows off the range without being too difficult. I’m sure he did it well. I like some of his Spanish songs; he has nice, clear diction ... as is usual for people who learned Spanish in school!
Selena Quintanilla (the role that made J-Lo a star) also didn’t learn Spanish until she wanted to perform in Spanish.
Really? I thought he was Kyle Petty.
LOL! I can see the resemblance! My father-in-law is a dead ringer for Richard Petty.
I was thinking “Kyle sure sings better than he drives”.
List of current MLB players by nationality.
No racist worth his salt is watching much baseball these days. LOL
Sometimes people have to recall that a German accentor Irish accent were looked down upon in these parts.
Hispanics are Christian and American. The stupid comments are one of the reasons why people think conservatives are racist idiots.
so, let me get this straight - oops I must a homophobe -
According to this, only Americans can sing God Bless America and the National Anthem?
I’d rather have someone from Russia, Cuba or Iran sing it properly than an American like Lady GaGa or Roseanne Barr sing in wrong.
That’s incredible! (tm Kyle Petty)
It’s the timing more than anything else.
Americans are being outraged by a Congress that is contemplating making legal 30 millions of illegal Hispanic immigrants. Americans without jobs are watching the jobs being given to illegals and those who pay no taxes. We watch as the IRS sends checks to these people illegally and does nothing about it.
Certainly many people of Hispanic origins are good Americans —legal Americans—and love our country and have every right to sing the National Anthem, unfortunately the ones complaining jumped to a wrong conclusion and that conclusion was magnified by the point in time we are going through.
An apology is owed, that he will not get. it’s too bad.
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