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California NAACP Wants To Remove ‘Racist’ Star-Spangled Banner As National Anthem https://trib.al/qauICfu 

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The reason, you decide. . .

 

California Chapter of the NAACP aimed at replacing “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the United States’ national anthem:

When California lawmakers return to the Capitol in January, the state chapter of the NAACP will be seeking their support for a campaign to remove “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem.

The organization last week began circulating among legislative offices two resolutions that passed at its state conference in October: one urging Congress to rescind “one of the most racist, pro-slavery, anti-black songs in the American lexicon” […].

As we have written about in detail, the view that “The Star-Spangled Banner” is racist stems from the third stanza of the original Francis Scott Key poem (“The Defence of Fort McHenry”) from which the lyrics to the song come. This section has been interpreted by some historians as glorifying the death of runaway American slaves fighting on the side of the British during the War of 1812:

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore,
That the havoc of war and the battle’s confusion
A home and a Country should leave us no more?
Their blood has wash’d out their foul footstep’s pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave,
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

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 Jim Hoft Retweeted

MUST LISTEN: Sen. Dianne Feinstein in a 1994 interview urging that we must secure our borders because illegal aliens compete for housing and classroom space. Do these problems no longer exist, Senator?

https://twitter.com/FAIRImmigration/status/930480553664679943

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On 3/28/2017 at 9:59 AM, JR33928 said:

So now there's a third plan to split California??

 

I already know about the plan for California to secede from the union

http://www.yescalifornia.org/

http://www.wisn.com/article/calexit-proposal-submitted-for-california-to-secede-from-union/8355355

 

And i know of the plan to create the State of Jefferson by carving out the new state from some northern California counties and southern Oregon counties

.http://www.soj51.net/

 

But i never heard of this third way...Californians are crazy!!

Yep, crazy as loons!  Or is it bedbugs....? 

I favor the plan to split the state in 5 districts.  I think the original plan was for 7.

A state can dream...

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