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Baseball Fans SUPER ANGRY Hispanic American Superstar Sang ‘God Bless America’ at All-Star Game
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Posted on 07/18/2013 2:54:06 AM PDT by Caipirabob

Last night was the 2013 MLB All-Star game. Ah, America’s pastime! Who doesn’t love a good baseball game? And what better way to open up America’s 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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The anthem was performed by singer Marc Anthony, born in the USA and of Puerto Rican ancestry.

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:

History shows that the Ku Klux Klan was the terrorist arm of the Democrat Party.

The Truth Comes Out...The KKK Was Founded By The Democrat Party

1 posted on 07/18/2013 2:54:06 AM PDT by Caipirabob
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To: Caipirabob

He’s Jennifer Lopez’s ex-, right?

I hear him sometimes on the Sirius Spanish-pop channel. He is a good vocalist.


2 posted on 07/18/2013 2:57:16 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Caipirabob

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.


3 posted on 07/18/2013 3:00:56 AM PDT by Portcall24 (WAS WHERE3)
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To: Caipirabob; Tax-chick

I hate racism. And that’s a natural fact.


4 posted on 07/18/2013 3:01:49 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Lord, give me a warrior spirit.)
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To: Caipirabob
Much noise about nothing!
5 posted on 07/18/2013 3:02:25 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Caipirabob. Remember the Zimmerman trial outcome?


6 posted on 07/18/2013 3:03:43 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Caipirabob
Was this in place of the Star Spangled Banner ?
7 posted on 07/18/2013 3:04:59 AM PDT by John Leland 1789
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To: John Leland 1789

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.


8 posted on 07/18/2013 3:08:53 AM PDT by RPTMS
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To: Mrs. Don-o

People’s worst instincts seem to rising more and more.

(Skinny little thing, isn’t he? J-Lo would make two of him!)


9 posted on 07/18/2013 3:09:18 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Caipirabob

It’s a good thing there are no Hispanics playing in MLB. That would be Un-American. /s


10 posted on 07/18/2013 3:12:19 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Caipirabob

It looks to me like most of the people criticizing him don’t have a very large vocabulary........mainly just the F bomb.


11 posted on 07/18/2013 3:12:21 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Caipirabob
I would guess that these hateful comments are coming from two groups:

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.

12 posted on 07/18/2013 3:12:39 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: All

I was ou Tuesday night and missed the early part of the ASG. Who sang the national anthem? Thank-you!


13 posted on 07/18/2013 3:14:01 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: basil

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.


14 posted on 07/18/2013 3:14:45 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
1) People who are very upset with Obama's amnesty for illegal aliens plan, and not informed enough to realize that's utterly irrelevant to a person who was born in the United States over 40 years ago.
15 posted on 07/18/2013 3:15:31 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Caipirabob

Let’s not link to tumblr, please. This is blog pimping and on tumble 80% is porn


16 posted on 07/18/2013 3:16:01 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Caipirabob

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?????


17 posted on 07/18/2013 3:21:06 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

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.


18 posted on 07/18/2013 3:24:01 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Portcall24

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.


19 posted on 07/18/2013 3:27:36 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Caipirabob

These are people of the land. The common clay of the new West. You know, morons.

20 posted on 07/18/2013 3:28:19 AM PDT by RPTMS
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To: Caipirabob

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.


21 posted on 07/18/2013 3:29:05 AM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: Caipirabob

What a load. This baseball fan didn’t think anything of it.


22 posted on 07/18/2013 3:30:47 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: rawhide

Exactly.

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.


23 posted on 07/18/2013 3:35:22 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Caipirabob
I loved the irony of people complaining about him singing God Bless America while using the F bomb, sometimes directed at him, one time in saying something like f****** Christ.

My favorite, though, was:

Kesha, the girl who uses satanic images in her music videos and performances, should sing God Bless America? LOL!

24 posted on 07/18/2013 3:37:00 AM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: Caipirabob
In a population of 300m people, there are gonna be some bozos. As declasse as their statements are, I can't bring myself to give them a hard time. They are presumably law-abiding citizens and not given to engaging in unprovoked attacks on neighborhood watch volunteers, or beating 50-year-olds into comas. It's like that tempest in a teapot over the (black) store employee writing some epithet or other on the receipt. The way I look at it - she was a productive part of the economy, and that's worth celebrating, relative to the standards of today's youth.
25 posted on 07/18/2013 3:39:48 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Caipirabob
The current regime in Washington and its handmaidens in the MSM have done an excellent job of Balkanizing our republic, and setting us at each other's throats. Even here on FR just yesterday, I was shocked and saddened to see the term "spic" being posted by another Freeper. I hadn't heard that since I was boy, when it was applied to me along with other colorful terms such as "Banana Boy," and "Beaner."

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.

26 posted on 07/18/2013 3:45:29 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Caipirabob

...sounds like a rat trap


27 posted on 07/18/2013 3:46:18 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Caipirabob
This is uncomfortable. Puerto Ricans are US citizens, and clearly a separtate population from the hispanics who are allowed to invade the US. Why don't we hear any voices from the Puerto Rican community opposing the invasion of the US and "pathways to citizenship"? The media and politicians with their various agendae lump all hispanics together....that's racist.

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)

28 posted on 07/18/2013 3:48:17 AM PDT by grania
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To: Caipirabob

Any baseball fans SUPER ANGRY about this are SUPER IDIOTS.


29 posted on 07/18/2013 3:49:33 AM PDT by dinodino
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To: basil
It looks to me like most of the people criticizing him don’t have a very large vocabulary........mainly just the F bomb.

F-Bombs and single syllables inevitably paint a path leading to the democrat party...

30 posted on 07/18/2013 3:52:09 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Caipirabob

What’s wrong with people. Must’ve been Trayvon supporters posting those tweets.


31 posted on 07/18/2013 3:53:26 AM PDT by gotribe (Vladimir Putin is MY President)
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To: Caipirabob

I’ll bet you a nickel these comments were made by Democrat zombies.


32 posted on 07/18/2013 3:55:17 AM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: Doogle

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?


33 posted on 07/18/2013 3:57:04 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: PowderMonkey
Wow, thanks for sharing, PowderMonkey. We're in Arizona and my kids love it here. They've not been subjected to racism that I'm aware of but we live in an area that's just full of good and decent people.

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?

34 posted on 07/18/2013 3:58:05 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Caipirabob

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.


35 posted on 07/18/2013 4:02:56 AM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: Tax-chick

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.”


36 posted on 07/18/2013 4:08:00 AM PDT by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: wayoverontheright

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 couldn’t 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 couldn’t 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.


37 posted on 07/18/2013 4:12:32 AM PDT by Portcall24 (WAS WHERE3)
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To: Caipirabob

When he walked out I was thinking he looked like James Callis who played Dr Gaius Baltar on battlestar galactica.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0407362/

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.


38 posted on 07/18/2013 4:12:50 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Doogle
...sounds like a rat trap

You may have nailed it.

I almost wonder if it's a scam to draw attention to racism? I mean, it's just such an extreme racist reaction it almost looks staged, like someone painting a swastika on their own car and then claiming a hate crime.

Could this be a planted scandal to generate more racial divide?

39 posted on 07/18/2013 4:12:54 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Caipirabob

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.


40 posted on 07/18/2013 4:13:23 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: No Surrender No Retreat

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.


41 posted on 07/18/2013 4:14:30 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Tax-chick

Really? I thought he was Kyle Petty.


42 posted on 07/18/2013 4:17:30 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: csmusaret

LOL! I can see the resemblance! My father-in-law is a dead ringer for Richard Petty.


43 posted on 07/18/2013 4:18:51 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Tax-chick

I was thinking “Kyle sure sings better than he drives”.


44 posted on 07/18/2013 4:22:46 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: Caipirabob

List of current MLB players by nationality.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_Major_League_Baseball_players_by_nationality

No racist worth his salt is watching much baseball these days. LOL


45 posted on 07/18/2013 4:23:27 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: csmusaret

*snicker*


46 posted on 07/18/2013 4:24:11 AM PDT by Tax-chick (No pun intended, no punishment ... If I offended you, you needed it.)
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To: Caipirabob

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.


47 posted on 07/18/2013 4:36:04 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: Tax-chick

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.


48 posted on 07/18/2013 4:46:26 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (I wish people would get their heads out of their butts and their noses out of everyones business)
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To: csmusaret

That’s incredible! (tm Kyle Petty)

}:-)4


49 posted on 07/18/2013 4:57:29 AM PDT by Moose4 (SHALL. NOT. BE. INFRINGED.)
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To: Caipirabob

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.


50 posted on 07/18/2013 5:04:35 AM PDT by Venturer
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