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School changes lyrics from 'God Bless the USA' to 'We love the USA'
myfoxboston.com ^ | 04/04/2012 | n/a

Posted on 04/04/2012 7:34:32 AM PDT by massmike

Following outrage from parents; a changed version of "God Bless the USA" has been pulled from an upcoming school assembly concert.

According to parents, children at Stall Brook Elementary school were told to sing "We love the USA" instead of "God Bless the USA" during the chorus of the popular Lee Greenwood song.

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxboston.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: arth; churchstate; copyright; godblesstheusa; godremoved; leegreenwood; reasontohomeschool

1 posted on 04/04/2012 7:34:39 AM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

50% of the parents objected to the removal of “God.”

The other 50% objected to their children singing that they loved the USA.

/sarcasm

}:-)4


2 posted on 04/04/2012 7:36:51 AM PDT by Moose4 ("Oderint dum metuant" -- "Let them hate, as long as they fear." (Lucius Accius, c. 130 BC))
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To: massmike

Stupid, pathetic liberals


3 posted on 04/04/2012 7:37:34 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: massmike

If I had to raise my kids again, they would NEVER set foot in a government “school”. For all the OBVIOUS reasons.


4 posted on 04/04/2012 7:39:04 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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5 posted on 04/04/2012 7:39:29 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: massmike

Can Lee Greenwood sue them for messing with his song?
That would be even better.


6 posted on 04/04/2012 7:40:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: NRA1995

God Bless Vispucciland!


7 posted on 04/04/2012 7:40:38 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massmike
Christmas vacation changed to "Winter Break",St.Valentine's Day changed to "Caring and Sharing Day",St. Patrick's Day" changed to "O'Green Day",and now this....

I think I see a pattern developing!

8 posted on 04/04/2012 7:41:16 AM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts: If they had just kept hanging witches a bit longer...........)
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To: massmike

Homeschooling a few towns over, for obvious reasons. Year 10.

NO regrets.


9 posted on 04/04/2012 7:42:22 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: massmike
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10 posted on 04/04/2012 7:44:22 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: massmike

What??? This happened in the State of Massachusetts? The State over which Mitt Romney once governed??? I am shocked!!! (/s)


11 posted on 04/04/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT by no dems (I've always been crazy but that's the only thing that's kept me from going insane.)
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To: massmike

Well, doncha know? Saying God might *Gasp* OFFEND a politically correct liberal! We sure wouldn’t want that!


12 posted on 04/04/2012 7:46:07 AM PDT by Pinkbell (Rick Santorum For President (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N89LGhm-Ztc))
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To: massmike

Went to Disneyland last 4th of July, when “This is my country” was sung, the line “land of my birth” was changed to “land of my choice”.
I was shocked how many people sitting around me started kvetching about it.
At first I didn’t know if anyone even noticed, but they did and were pissed.


13 posted on 04/04/2012 7:46:40 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: massmike

Goebbels would be proud of our public school system.


14 posted on 04/04/2012 7:46:58 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Pinkbell

Actually, the concept of God IS very offensive to a liberal.

Along with God comes objective standards, and being judged by those standards, with consequences for failing to meet those standards.

Indeed, very, very offensive to liberals.


15 posted on 04/04/2012 7:50:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: massmike

Headline led me to another conclusion....


16 posted on 04/04/2012 7:50:57 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: massmike
We homeschooled our kids until 10th grade then they went into public school. This is why my daughter wanted to go to this school, they have a world class music program. They are in Europe right now competing on the world front. Take a look at these videos and see how blessed we are!

Witness

Anchored in the Lord
17 posted on 04/04/2012 7:55:10 AM PDT by JPII Be Not Afraid
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To: massmike

Yet muslims got their kids a holiday in the Boston schools- SPECIFICALLY a muslim holiday. But, God is bad and loving the United States is even worse.

www.boston.com/ news/ education/ k_12/ articles/ 2010/ 10/ 10/ school_system_to_get_muslim_holiday/

boston.cbslocal.com/ 2011/ 11/ 06/ cambridge-schools-closed-monday-to-observe-muslim-holiday/


18 posted on 04/04/2012 7:56:26 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: massmike

How soon before our little skulls full of mush are urged to respond to a sneeze by saying something like “Gaia guard you” or something similarly vapid?

Would a godsend become an earthgift?
Would a godparent become a choiceparent?
Does godawful become earthpolluting?

This is grimly fun.


19 posted on 04/04/2012 7:58:11 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: MrB

I remember Rush saying something to the effect that liberals hated having the Ten Commandments posted because it was a constant reminder of everything they did wrong.


20 posted on 04/04/2012 7:58:25 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: massmike
What's next?

"God Bless We love America" or "One Nation under God Us"

We are headed down the wrong road for sure!

21 posted on 04/04/2012 7:58:56 AM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: baddog 219

She is the angriest looking Wookie I’ve ever seen. My apologies to Wookies far and wide.


22 posted on 04/04/2012 8:00:23 AM PDT by hummingbird
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To: massmike

next time they will omit the song entirely.


23 posted on 04/04/2012 8:08:28 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Jesus is even more offensive to liberals because the basis of Christianity is that there is no way you can achieve salvation through “being a good person”, and you are destined for hell without belief in Christ.


24 posted on 04/04/2012 8:09:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: massmike

Greenwood should sue for bastardizing his song.


25 posted on 04/04/2012 8:13:39 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

It wasn’t performed so there’s really no basis upon which to demand recourse.


26 posted on 04/04/2012 8:15:33 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Newt says, "A nominee that depresses turnout won't beat Barack Obama.")
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To: ScottinVA

Barack just said that Easter is the celebration of the savior who died so that we might live. HUH?!


27 posted on 04/04/2012 8:16:44 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massmike

Everyone should continue to refer to the actual holiday as it is. I do not call any holiday anything other than what it is and I don’t give a damn who says what. This is MY LIFE, MY BELIEF SYSTEM, MY FAMILY, aNd we do what We know is right. Newsey bodies can stay out of our lives and press on with the attention getting nonsense they try to inflict on everyone else.


28 posted on 04/04/2012 8:18:22 AM PDT by cubreporter (Happy New Year R ush and we look forward to 2012 with you and the EIB Microphone.)
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To: Brandonmark
"God Bless We love America" or "One Nation under God Us"

Or.. "One Nation Under Obama"

29 posted on 04/04/2012 8:19:23 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: massmike

whether or not you believe in G-d is irrelevant to the reason you want to keep G-d in government.

the moment you take G-d out of the governmental picture... government BECOMES your god...

and your ‘rights’ become governmental fabrications... which can be taken away just as fast


30 posted on 04/04/2012 8:23:40 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: EagleUSA

“If I had to raise my kids again, they would NEVER set foot in a government “school”. For all the OBVIOUS reasons.”

Me, too!!


31 posted on 04/04/2012 8:26:26 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: massmike

Today, children, we are going to learn about the complexities of Copyright Law ...


32 posted on 04/04/2012 9:06:43 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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To: massmike

We had a middle school program for my daughter on 9/12/2001, postponed a day from 9/11/2001. After the regular program, the school administrators offered several prayers, and the band played several patriotic songs, with which everyone in the gymnasium sang along. “God Bless the USA” was one of them. Many of us were sobbing at the end of it. I had no idea at that time, how lucky we were to have a public school system that still allowed/still allows for true patriotism and references to God.

This will forever be one of my memories for 9/11.


33 posted on 04/04/2012 9:13:17 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: massmike

It’s a copyrighted song. Changing the lyrics without Lee Greenwood’s permission is a violation of copyright law. I hope he stops them. As an entertainment lawyer, I would be happy to help him stop them!


34 posted on 04/04/2012 9:39:14 AM PDT by alphadoggie
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To: massmike

It’s a copyrighted song. Changing the lyrics without Lee Greenwood’s permission is a violation of copyright law. I hope he stops them. As an entertainment lawyer, I would be happy to help him stop them!


35 posted on 04/04/2012 9:39:24 AM PDT by alphadoggie
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To: ScottinVA
“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” -- Ronald Reagan
36 posted on 04/04/2012 10:31:36 AM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: massmike
Christmas vacation changed to "Winter Break",St.Valentine's Day changed to "Caring and Sharing Day",St. Patrick's Day" changed to "O'Green Day"....

...and Easter is now "Earth Day."

37 posted on 04/04/2012 10:36:26 AM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: massmike

Remember, these same people elected Mitt Romney as their governor.


38 posted on 04/04/2012 10:48:08 AM PDT by A. Patriot (Have we lost our Republic? Do the majority of Americans care?)
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To: massmike

Replace God with “we”, that is typical of the secular humanism taught in school.


39 posted on 04/04/2012 10:51:20 AM PDT by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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