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  • NAtional Anthem that will blow your mind!

    09/25/2009 1:46:29 PM PDT · by EmilyGeiger · 40 replies · 2,062+ views
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKCVS57j284 Watch these 5 young girls singing the national anthem! They are so talented. National Anthem will give you Goosebumps!! This was at a Texas Tech University basketball game . . . The National Anthem is sung by five little girls. The two on the right are six years old. The two in the middle are seven and the one on the left i...s eight. An entire arena remains completely silent throughout the song. You could hear a pin drop.. Take a moment to listen to this. Trust me, you will not regret it.
  • Obama's hand over heart for Russian national anthem, not US?

    07/08/2009 1:25:38 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 66 replies · 3,641+ views
    americanthinker.com ^ | July 08, 2009 | Thomas Lifson
    Can this possibly be true? An anti-Obama website, The Obama File, posts a photograph purporting to show President Obama putting his hand over his heart during the playing of the Russian national anthem, during his visit to Moscow. How can it possibly be a genuine photograph, when we know that the President didn't put his hand over his heart during the playing of the American national anthem, as demonstrated in this now-infamous photograph taken during the campaign? Please, let the purported Moscow photograph be a fake. Or, even better, someone point me to the time when President Obama noted that...
  • Sandi Patty Sings "The Star-Spangled Banner" - Video

    07/04/2009 1:06:27 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 8 replies · 756+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | July 4, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Sandi Patty singing Our National Anthem - The Star-Spangled Banner. No one sings it like she does! It is a moving experience just to listen to, especially on this Independence Day. . . . . (Watch Video)
  • The Star Spangled Banner - A Question and a Challenge

    06/13/2009 5:36:27 AM PDT · by Chuckster · 224+ views
    YouTube ^ | June 12th 2009 | CapnRobusto
    June 14th is Flag Day in the US. When Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner he posed a question. Most of us never think much about that question but events at the dawn of the 21st century beg that we revisit it. What is your answer? Video link
  • Oh, Say Can You Sing It? (Mike Kinsley wants to replace the Star-Spangled Banner as National Anthem)

    06/12/2009 12:34:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 118 replies · 2,459+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 06/12/2009 | Michael Kinsley
    In the Age of Karaoke, more people (including me) like to join in the singing when they strike up the national anthem at public occasions. No one can stop you, no matter how embarrassed she might be by your obvious lack of talent. It's always disappointing when you're invited to stand and enjoy some high school glee club or famous opera singer. But chances are that even the opera singer won't get it right. "The Star-Spangled Banner" is notoriously unsingable. A professor of music, Caldwell Titcomb of Brandeis, pointed out years ago in the New Republic that its melody spans...
  • Tyrese -- Don't mess with Francis Scott Key!

    06/05/2009 9:43:36 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 4 replies · 496+ views
    tmz.com ^ | June 5, 2009 | unattributed
    During Game 5 of the Playoffs last week, Tyrese Gibson decided to change the words of the National Anthem -- and now he realizes what a colossal mistake that really was. Gibson was booed hardcore after he replaced the line "our flag was still there" with "our Lakers were still there," and when we asked about his version last night, dude turned deathly serious and extremely apologetic. There's only one national anthem
  • Local Girl Sings A 'Magical' National Anthem

    05/27/2009 12:53:25 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 25 replies · 1,747+ views
    http://www.cfnews13.com ^ | May 27, 2009 | Kelli Cook
    ORLANDO -- Orlando Magic fans received a special treat Tuesday night when they heard Gina Incandela, 7, sing the national anthem. Believe it or not, Gina is autistic and never spoke a single word until she was three. With the use of music therapy, Gina learned to talk, and to her parents' surprise, she had a beautiful voice.
  • Respect anthem: Gainey (Bruins Goalie on Canadians booing US anthem)

    04/22/2009 1:56:04 PM PDT · by VinL · 19 replies · 1,008+ views
    Edmonton Sun ^ | 4-22-09 | Mike Zeisburger
    [Snip]--- MONTREAL –[snip] All ears will be tuned in to hear if the Bell Centre crowd [Montreal Canadians] will embarrass itself again by booing the American national anthem...[snip} With the sound of the boos still ringing in his head. [Boston goalie Tim Thomas] had one observation for reporters concerning the issue: "I thought when Obama got elected (president) they were going to stop doing that," he said.
  • Vanity: Star Spangled Banner booed in Montreal

    04/21/2009 12:12:05 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 23 replies · 1,199+ views
    04/21/09 | raccoonradio
    Listened to the Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens game tonight on WBZ radio; as Rene Rancourt (I believe) started to sing the Star Spangled Banner, a huge chorus of boos could be heard during the song. At the start of Oh Canada there was a cheer, but no disrespect. I know of the long rivalry between the two teams. But how rude to boo the U.S. national anthem--why, you'd think the folks up North wouldn't do that anymore--since we have The One in office. Heck, I can't see us booing Oh Canada during a Bruins-Canadiens game at TD BankNorth Garden,...
  • LeAnn Rimes to sing national anthem at Ky. Derby

    04/17/2009 6:56:06 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 11 replies · 684+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Apr 16, 2009
    Country music star LeAnn Rimes will help start a new tradition at the Kentucky Derby this year.Churchill Downs says Rimes will be the first national recording artist to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the historic racetrack in Louisville, Ky., as part of the Derby Day ceremonies.
  • The Star Spangled Banner Was Originally About Subduing Muslims In Battle

    03/23/2009 6:55:51 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies · 829+ views
    Infidel Blogger's Alliance ^ | March 24, 2009 | Pastorius
    Well, what do you know. The original Star Spangled Banner was about victory in the War against the Barbary Pirates (read Muslims). From Her Royal Whyness: Earlier today, I viewed a video lecture (also forwarded link to you - subject: Arabs and Zionists' tug-og-war over America since 1776 - Professor Michael Oren video)given by historian and author Dr. Michael Oren, here . Quote from the end of the lecture (he's a real tease, that one) : "Why the original lyrics of the 'Star Spangled Banner' talked about Muslims bowing down to the victorious flag of the United States." Well, it...
  • Parent objects to 'second' national anthem (big education indoctrination alert)

    03/09/2009 8:28:45 AM PDT · by stan_sipple · 24 replies · 1,120+ views
    Journalstar.com ^ | 3-9-09 | MARGARET REIST
    A Lakeview Elementary parent is upset the audience of a school program on Martin Luther King Jr. was asked to stand for a song known as the black national anthem. Two teachers performed the song, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” — known to some as the “Black National Anthem” — as part of a 15-minute program during Black History Month. Russ Roberts, who has a first-grade daughter and fourth-grade son at Lakeview, said he was shocked when the audience was asked to stand for the song after it was identified as the “Black National Anthem.” He said he doesn’t object...
  • Jennifer Hudson - National Anthem Super Bowl XLIII - 2009

    02/02/2009 5:02:27 AM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 161 replies · 4,276+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Feb 1,2009
    Jennifer Hudson sings the national anthem before the NFL's Super Bowl XLIII football game between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers in Tampa, Florida February 1, 2009. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES)
  • Acapella National Anthem

    01/29/2009 6:39:01 PM PST · by Mr. Jazzy · 10 replies · 429+ views
    OK, this girl has such a sweet and clear voice it some how reached out to me and brought tears to my eyes. Have a listen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhwoXrdZmIw
  • Caption: The national anthem during the Presidential inaugural prayer service at National Cathedral

    01/21/2009 1:32:42 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 1,542+ views
    Reuters Photos on Yahoo ^ | 1/20/09 | Reuters
    U.S. President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton sing the national anthem during the Presidential inaugural prayer service at the National Cathedral in Washington January 21, 2009. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
  • Oz:Islamic School Bans Australian National Anthem

    12/05/2008 4:54:32 PM PST · by Islaminaction · 5 replies · 374+ views
    Islam in Action ^ | Dec. 5th 2008 | Christopher Logan
    An Islamic college in the land of Oz has banned the song Advance Australia Fair, which just happens to be the country's national anthem. It was was said to be anti-Islamic. A group of brave Australians came out in protest against the school, the Muslims called the protests un-Australian. Obviously freedom of speech and assimilating are also anti-Islamic.
  • Portions of the National Anthem Edited (being beeped out)during the Jets vs. Patriots game.

    11/13/2008 5:36:16 PM PST · by LastDayz · 29 replies · 2,256+ views
    Nov. 13, 2008 | LastDayz
    Was it me or did anyone else hear portions of the National Anthem being beeped out, specifically "Land of the beeeep and the home of the beeeep". Someone please verify this as I'm still processing this unpleasant turn of events.
  • Obama Camp Scraps National Anthem (Anti-American obama)

    10/18/2008 8:41:17 AM PDT · by onlylewis · 23 replies · 866+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 10/18/08 | Phil Brennan
    The Obama campaign asked Zach Bencal of Londonderry, New Hampshire to sing the National Anthem at an Obama rally there Friday and then told him to forget about it -- they had scratched the National Anthem from the program. According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, the Obama people dumped the Star Spangled Banner to make room for another speaker.
  • National Anthem Stance

    10/18/2008 8:05:35 AM PDT · by Halo-JM · 19 replies · 7,130+ views
    Meet the Press | Sun, 07 Sept. 2008 | "Meet the Press"
    Sun, 07 Sept. 2008 11:48:04 EST, General Bill Ginn' USAF (ret.) asked Obama to explain why he doesn't follow protocol when the National Anthem is played. The General also stated to the Senator that according to the United States Code, Title 36, Chapter 10, Sec. 171... During rendition of the national anthem when the flag is displayed, all present except those in uniform are expected to stand at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart. At the very least, "Stand and Face It" Senator Obama Live on Sunday states, "As I've said about the flag pin,...
  • Obama cancels National Anthem at New Hampshire appearance ( removed--no room on the agenda!)

    10/18/2008 6:13:48 AM PDT · by dascallie · 36 replies · 1,693+ views
    He's got his priorties straight, eh? Gotta have time for as much socialist propaganda as he can squeeze in...ditch the anthem!!