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  • California #SJWs Misinterpret Anthem 'Third Verse'; Bans it From School

    02/14/2018 12:13:02 PM PST · by impetrio1 · 10 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 2/14/18 | Bob and Laura Parks
    An agenda-driven social justice activist and "educator" in California has found yet another young person that could be used to dismantle American values; a young person who conveniently has no frame of reference and was easily manipulated. The problem was in the misinterpretation of our National Anthem's "third verse" because it wasn't the proof of our white Founding Fathers being racists. It was about our nation's original oppressors....
  • High school students ban national anthem from pep rallies. (because it's racist) What the heck?

    02/14/2018 4:03:18 AM PST · by Zakeet · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 13, 2018 | Todd Starnes
    The Star Spangled Banner will no longer be played at rallies at California High School in San Ramon after student leaders determined the song is racially insensitive. "It was brought to our attention that the national anthem’s third verse is outdated and racially offensive, wrote the president of the school's Associated Study Body. "We had nothing but good intentions by removing the song so that we could be fully inclusive to our student body." [Snip] The student body president posted a letter on the high school's website defending the decision to ban the song by citing a third verse that...
  • East Bay High School Drops National Anthem From Rallies [San Ramon, CA]

    02/13/2018 12:40:16 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 28 replies
    CBS SF ^ | February 13, 2018
    SAN RAMON (CBS SF) – A seldom sung third verse of the National Anthem has led to the patriotic song being removed from rallies at San Ramon’s California High School. The decision has sparked a controversy among local residents and students. In a letter to the student body published in the school newspaper, Associated Student Body President Ariyana Kermanizadeh wrote the decision to drop “The Star Spangled Banner” from the school’s winter rally was made after students became aware of the third verse.
  • Kentucky All State Choir - National Anthem - 2018

    02/13/2018 11:37:48 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | Ben Vivona
    Every night of the All State Choir conference at about 11pm, everyone comes out to the balconies of the 18 story Hyatt hotel to sing the National Anthem
  • National Anthem - With Choirs of all Military Academies (Eagles v. Patriots!)

    02/04/2018 11:00:29 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 28 replies
    Youtube video ^ | 7/23/2006 | youtube video
    Outstanding National Anthem
  • AMVETS follows up rejected #PleaseStand ad

    01/31/2018 10:30:35 AM PST · by confederatecarpetbag · 10 replies
    AmVets ^ | Jan. 25, 2018 | AmVets
    “Our message has always been patriotic and polite. It simply requests that people choose to stand during the National Anthem. It neither judges, vilifies or even opposes those who choose otherwise,” said AMVETS Executive Director Joe Chenelly.
  • NFL Turns Down 'Please Stand' Ad From Veterans Group Because of Its Political Bent

    01/25/2018 9:36:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/25/2018 | Leonardo Blair
    AMVETS, a group which describes itself as the nation's largest and oldest Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization with 250,000 members, has expressed outrage and disappointment with the National Football League after the group's one page ad with the message "Please Stand" was rejected by the NFL's Super Bowl program. "Freedom of speech works both ways. We respect the rights of those who choose to protest, as these rights are precisely what our members have fought — and in many cases died — for. But imposing corporate censorship to deny that same right to those veterans who have secured it for us...
  • NFL rejects Super Bowl ad from veterans group that asks players to stand during anthem

    01/22/2018 8:49:13 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 30 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 01-22-2017 | Nikki Wentling
    The National Football League rejected an advertisement for its official Super Bowl LII programs that urged players and people who attend the game to stand during the National Anthem, according to American Veterans, the organization that submitted the ad
  • College cheerleader who knelt during national anthem finds her dorm room door vandalized with...

    12/14/2017 10:14:25 AM PST · by Morgana · 112 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Dec. 14, 2017 | DAILY MAIL STAFF
    FULL TITLE: College cheerleader who knelt during national anthem finds her dorm room door vandalized with N-word graffiti An Iowa college cheerleader who took a knee during the national anthem was one of several students who had their dorm room doors vandalized with racist slurs. The word 'n*****' was scrawled in black ink on the door to sophomore African-American student Alyssa Parker's room during a string of racist graffiti attacks that plagued Stone Lake, Iowa's Buena Vista University's campus between December 8 and 11. Parker said that she and her roommate, Emerald Jones, were catching up on sleep after studying...
  • Watch: The Incredible National Anthem at Yesterday's Snowy Army/Navy Football Game

    12/10/2017 4:19:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies ^ | December 10, 2017 | Guy Benson
    Tim flagged this in his Saturday post about the annual Army-Navy football game, but I thought it merited its own post, just for maximum exposure.  The game itself resulted in Army's second consecutive dramatic victory, after 14 straight years of Navy triumphs.  Regardless, the performance of the Star Spangled Banner prior to the game, featuring the glee club from each military branch, was really beautiful -- especially amid the lightly falling December snow.  A stirring, patriotic tribute. "Goosebumps" is right:2017 National Anthem at the Army-Navy Game (Video) And here's how the game ended, with apologies to the Midshipmen: NO GOOD....
  • Pearl Harbor and Why We Stand

    12/06/2017 9:23:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | December 6, 2017 | Rebecca Hagelin
    We were having an 8 a.m. coffee with family in their home on the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam when the music started.Ringing through the morning, as happens every day here and on U.S. military bases around the world, was the melody of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”“O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light,“What so proudly we hail’d at the twilight’s last gleaming …”As the song plays, people strolling through the neighborhood freeze in their steps, cars pull to the side of the road, and even children stop playing and stand tall, exactly as they have been taught, to honor...
  • High School Cheerleaders Are Now Kneeling During The National Anthem

    12/03/2017 7:27:14 PM PST · by blam · 77 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12-3-2017 | Gabrille Okum
    High school cheerleaders are also kneeling during the national anthem, according to a testimony from two high schoolers in Union City, Calif. Two high school students, Sasha Armbrester and Teana Boston, told NPR’s Youth Radio Friday that they are protesting police brutality at football games.Armbrester, a cheerleader for James Logan High School’s football team, said that the two girls originally learned about race relations from taking the same ethnic studies class at school, which made them reconsider supporting the National Anthem. “When Colin Kaepernick started taking a knee, a lot of people thought he was being unpatriotic. But for me...
  • Is This the End of the NFL?

    11/25/2017 12:23:32 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 94 replies
    NY Mag ^ | November 25, 2017 | Will Leitch
    A few weekends ago, at a seersucker-in-November southern horse-racing event I attended with some lovely and friendly people who will nevertheless be the first ones taken out when the revolution comes, a family friend, an older white man, asked me what I, the one sportswriter he knew, thought of the kneeling NFL players. I told him that while I stand for the anthem myself, I supported the players’ right to express themselves politically and encouraged him to worry less about the kneeling and more about what the players were trying to say. He snorted and said he was done with...
  • Top 10 National Anthems

    11/23/2017 2:38:54 PM PST · by EveningStar · 54 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 4, 2014 |
    Whether it's a royal wedding or the World Cup final, there's only one way to mark the occasion musically! Welcome to, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 national anthems.
  • Trump: Why Is This NFL Player Standing For The Mexican National Anthem But Not America?

    11/20/2017 6:56:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies ^ | November 20, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    President Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to harshly condemn NFL player Marshawn Lynch after he stood for the Mexican national anthem, yet took a knee for the U.S. Star Spangled Banner during Sunday Night Football over the weekend.  Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way down.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 20, 2017 Marshawn Lynch sits during the US national anthem, stands for Mexican anyhem— Ben Volin (@BenVolin)...
  • Muslim College Basketball Player Kicked Off Team for Disrespecting National Anthem

    11/19/2017 10:17:21 AM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Nov. 17, 2017 | Moonbattery
    It is reassuring to know that community colleges in western Kansas hold their athletes to higher behavioral standards than does the disgraceful NFL. A Muslim player who refused to show respect for the national anthem for religious reasons has been kicked off the team: That has ignited concerns over whether Garden City Community College violated the civil rights of 19-year-old Rasool Samir, who continued shooting balls during the anthem Nov. 1, leading to a confrontation with a fan who accused him of disrespecting the flag. Don’t worry, moonbats. The ACLU is on the case, absurdly screeching that making the punk...
  • Muslim player kicked off college team after anthem faceoff with fan

    11/16/2017 11:44:42 AM PST · by conservative98 · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 16, 2017 | Post Wire Report
    <p>WICHITA, Kan. — A Muslim student-athlete who refused to observe the national anthem for religious reasons at a basketball game at a western Kansas college has been kicked off the team.</p> <p>That has ignited concerns over whether Garden City Community College violated the civil rights of 19-year-old Rasool Samir, who continued shooting balls during the anthem Nov. 1, leading to a confrontation with a fan who accused him of disrespecting the flag.</p>
  • Papa John's apologizes for criticizing NFL anthem protests

    11/15/2017 8:40:32 AM PST · by mathprof · 49 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/15/17
    Papa John's Pizza apologized Tuesday night for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. The Louisville, Kentucky-based company is a major NFL sponsor and advertiser, and Schnatter said on an earnings call on Nov. 1 that "NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders" and that the protests "should have been nipped in the bud a year and a half ago." The company tweeted a statement offering to "work with the players and league to find a positive way forward."
  • Illinois Democratic Rep Danny Davis ‘Sees Nothing Wrong’ With Changing The National Anthem

    11/09/2017 2:32:03 PM PST · by drewh · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9:22 11/09/2017 | Kerry Picket
    WASHINGTON — Illinois Democratic Rep. Danny Davis says he sees ‘nothing wrong’ with the California ACLU’s effort to ban the Star Spangled Banner as the country’s national anthem. “Well, you know, one of the things about the Constitution that our forefathers wrote, and basically, there were none of our foremothers that were there. There were none of our fore-sisters there. There are changes that can take place and there is room to change,” he told TheDC Thursday. Alice Huffman, president of the California chapter of the NAACP, declared the anthem to be “racist” and that it “doesn’t represent our community....
  • California NAACP seeks to remove 'Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem

    11/08/2017 7:57:13 AM PST · by Zakeet · 99 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 7, 2017
    California’s NAACP is pushing for state lawmakers to support a campaign to remove "The Star Spangled Banner" as the country's national anthem. The group says the song, which has been a point of controversy in the NFL, is "one of the most racist, pro-slavery, anti-black songs in the American lexicon," The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday. The NAACP’s California chapter last week reportedly sent out two resolutions, which had been passed at the organizations state conference last month. One of the resolutions was to support the removal of the anthem, while the other is an effort to get the NFL to...