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  • Here’s Why This Immigrant Loves Singing The National Anthem At Games

    02/16/2021 10:56:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    the federalist ^ | February 16, 2021 | Helen Raleigh
    As a Chinese immigrant watching my first pro game, it was obvious to me that such pride and patriotism wasn't coerced by the state, but a genuine expression by free people.Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, recently decided the national anthem would not be played at Mavericks’ home games, citing his desire to listen to voices of “those who feel that the anthem doesn’t represent them.” But to me, a Chinese immigrant, Cuban’s decision did not feel inclusive, but ignorant of what the anthem does represent. I never went to a professional sports event when I was...
  • Lady Gaga to sing National Anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration

    01/14/2021 5:42:45 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 82 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 14, 2021 | by Lee Brown
    Lady Gaga has been picked to sing the national anthem at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, according to a report Thursday. The New York-born superstar — who campaigned for Biden during the election — has been confirmed to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the swearing-in ceremony next Wednesday, the inaugural committee told Variety. Fellow New Yorker Jennifer Lopez is another star name involved, although details of her performance were not revealed.
  • Whitney Houston - Star Spangled Banner

    10/14/2020 2:40:10 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 40 replies
    You tube ^ | Feb 13, 2012 | CavBuffaloSoldier
    Among the annals of national anthems as a prelude to sporting events, few have topped the one delivered by Whitney Houston before Super Bowl XXV in 1991 in Tampa. A woman, her incredible voice and the bare minimum of extraneous notes. Her rendition came at a particularly patriotic time, just after the onset of the Persian Gulf War, and was released as a single. It was re-released after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Houston donated all proceeds to charity. She ranks among the best of all-time because of the circumstances and ... that voice
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~ 14 September 2020

    09/13/2020 5:00:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~Written by Francis Scott Key (1814) Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The War of 1812 had been a particularly nasty conflict with the British. They had burned down the Capitol and the White House in Washington, and were set on taking the port of Baltimore, which was protected in part by Fort McHenry, just to the south. On September 7th, 1814, during the build-up to the attack on Baltimore, two Americans, Colonel John...
  • DNC Night 4: Biden Veers Toward The Center, Calming Dems With A Strong Finish To A Mismanaged Convention

    08/21/2020 9:45:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 21, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Convention bets hard on hope Kamala pick will provide left-wing cover for sharp messaging return to the center. Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up the Democratic Convention Thursday night, putting an authentic and well-received closing argument at the end of an otherwise halting, depressing and frankly alien four-day rally, and previewing what may be the campaign’s calculation that a Kamala Harris VP provides left-wing cover for a rapid return to messaging from the Democratic Party’s political center. Biden used the 25-minute speech, delivered from an empty convention center in Wilmington, Delaware, to contrast President Donald Trump’s “darkness” with his own...
  • Soccer Team Dumps National Anthem for Song Written by Communist Sympathizer

    06/26/2020 4:30:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 25, 2020 | Todd Starnes
    A semi-professional soccer team in Oklahoma will no longer play the national anthem before matches. Instead – the Tulsa Athletic will play Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land.” The Athletics are part of the National Premier Soccer League. The team says they dropped The Star Spangled Banner to create a more inclusive environment.“From our beginning, we have developed a culture of inclusion and acceptance at Tulsa Athletic,” team owner Sonny Dalesandro said in the press release. “We live in a country that allows us to freely speak our voice. We utilize this right as a club to continually try...
  • Liberal Activists Come For “The Star-Spangled Banner”, But The Anthem They Want Reveals Darker Agenda

    06/25/2020 10:15:04 AM PDT · by MJacks4 · 10 replies
    The Mix Net ^ | 6/24/2020 | Erin Perri
    American history and culture is under attack by extreme liberal activists. They are toppling statues, demanding names be changed, and flags be taken down. Last week, they came for Aunt Jemima and Eskimo Pies claiming racism. Now these activists are coming for “The Star-Spangled Banner”, America’s National Anthem. Activists Attempt To Destroy Legacies We probably should have seen this coming when Colin Kaepernick spearheaded protests during the National Anthem at NFL games. Things have snowballed recently with protests being all the rage these days.
  • Can anyone please post a USA flag still flying after the riots?

    06/01/2020 6:04:23 AM PDT · by epluribus_2 · 17 replies
    060120 | Epluribus_2
    I'm requesting in a number of sites pics of USA flags stull flying in the antifa/blm zones the next morning. The stars and stripes represent the good people of America who need to see that rhe enemies of that flag, our constitution, and way of life are still standing after the mayhem. We won't kneel as ordered by Antifa. The final stages of socialism is always, without exception - Theft, Murder, and Slavery. We need to show the flag of our side to overwhelm the filthy communist and race baiting flags of Antifa and BLM to highlight our resolve and...
  • The Star Spangled Banner (the rest of the lyrics)

    11/28/2019 11:13:52 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 5 replies
    Smithsonian ^ | 1814 | Francis Scott Key
    ...O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave? On the shore dimly seen through the mists of the deep Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes, What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep, As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses? Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam, In full glory reflected now shines in the stream, ’Tis the star-spangled banner - O long may it wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave! And...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~ 13 September 2018

    09/12/2018 6:02:59 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 83 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Star Spangled Banner ~Written by Francis Scott Key (1814) Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The War of 1812 had been a particularly nasty conflict with the British. They had burned down the Capitol and the White House in Washington, and were set on taking the port of Baltimore, which was protected in part by Fort McHenry, just to the south. On September 7th, 1814, during the build-up to the attack on Baltimore, two Americans, Colonel John Skinner...
  • "The Star Spangled Banner"

    07/04/2018 5:28:35 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 5 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1966 | Anita Bryant
    In honor of Independence Day, this is the conservative Christian singer's rendition of the National Anthem from her Columbia Records 1966 patriotic album "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory". Happy 4th of July to all!
  • Officials Seek Safe Way To Clean Defaced Star-Spangled Banner Monument

    01/18/2018 12:33:34 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 20 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | January 17, 2018 | Devin Bartolotta
    Baltimore historians are working to figure out the best way to remove paint from a delicate statue in Patterson Park after the statue, which honors the national anthem, was damaged by vandals earlier this week. The Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Monument is still cloaked in red paint, and the clean up project is so delicate, it is now in the hands of historians, who are hoping to clean it without doing any further damage.
  • Pearl Harbor and Why We Stand

    12/06/2017 9:23:36 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 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...
  • TBOS 23: "NITPICKING" See who made it into the Bowl (Of Stupid!)

    11/11/2017 6:14:23 AM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    The Viewers View ^ | Nov. 10, 2017 | Diamond and Silk
    TBOS 23: "NITPICKING" See who made it into the Bowl (Of Stupid!) Instead of moving the country forward, some would prefer to stay stuck in nitpicking.
  • California NAACP Wants To Remove ‘Racist’ Star-Spangled Banner

    11/09/2017 4:50:59 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 42 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Justin Caruso
    The California NAACP is coming after a new symbol of American heritage for its “racism.” The Star-Spangled Banner. According to SFGate.com, the national anthem is a “racist song” and the NAACP wants to push state lawmakers to change it. Alice Huffman, the president of the California chapter of the NAACP, said the song is “racist” and that it “doesn’t represent our community. It’s anti-black people.” The cites the song’s third verse, which is usually not sang, as evidence of its racist overtones. The third verse includes a line that says, “no refuge could save the hireling and slave from the...
  • GAME OVER: NFL Owners STUNNED as Ratings PLUNGE 25%

    10/30/2017 6:25:08 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 183 replies
    Hannity.com ^ | 10/30/2017 | Staff
    The National Football League continues to struggle with furious fans as player protests enter their second month, with ratings for the NFL’s flagship ‘Sunday Night Football’ down a staggering 25% from this time last week. According to Deadline Hollywood, television viewership for the troubled football association continued its free fall from previous weeks, with roughly one quarter fewer fans tuning in as the Detroit Lions faced off against the Pittsburgh Steelers. “With that, as the league and broadcasters have been losing ratings traction and snared in political controversy this season, last night’s Week 8 NFL game is down a hard...
  • 'Racist Anthem' spray painted on 106-year-old Francis Scott Key statue in Baltimore

    09/13/2017 9:46:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | September 13, 2017 | Colin Campbell and Sean Welsh
    A statue to Francis Scott Key, the writer of the Star Spangled Banner, was defaced overnight in downtown Baltimore, with someone painting “Racist Anthem” on the side of the Bolton Hill monument. Baltimore Police received a report of the vandalism at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. They are investigating, but have no suspects.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~ 14 September 2017

    09/13/2017 6:03:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 110 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Star Spangled Banner ~Written by Francis Scott Key (1814) Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The War of 1812 had been a particularly nasty conflict with the British. They had burned down the Capitol and the White House in Washington, and were set on taking the port of Baltimore, which was protected in part by Fort McHenry, just to the south. On September 7th, 1814, during the build-up to the attack on Baltimore, two Americans, Colonel John Skinner...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~ 15 September 2016

    09/14/2016 5:59:10 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    The FReeper Canteen presents.... ~ The Star Spangled Banner ~Written by Francis Scott Key (1814) Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies militaryand the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. The War of 1812 had been a particularly nasty conflict with the British. They had burned down the Capitol and the White House in Washington, and were set on taking the port of Baltimore, which was protected in part by Fort McHenry, just to the south. On September 7th, 1814, during the build-up to the attack on Baltimore,...
  • 'You should never play in the NFL again'...49ers fans burn Kaepernick jerseys

    08/28/2016 9:52:43 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 80 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/28/16 | Chris Pleasance
    Furious San Francisco 49ers fans are burning Colin Kaepernick jerseys after he refused to stand for the national anthem as part of a racial protest. One fan even played The Star-Spangled Banner as he set light to the Number 7 shirt, watching with his hand on his chest as it was reduced to ash. Another, who uploaded a video to Instagram under the handle Nate3914, called the $19million-per-year athlete an 'ignorant son of a b****.'