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Yankees’ Kate Smith ban could lead to the breakup of America itself

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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/27/2019 7:12:14 PM

The New York Yankees’ bold decision to ban Kate Smith’s 1939 recording of “God Bless America” from the stadium over two racist songs she once performed surely calls for further brave steps by the team.(Snip) But if the Bronx Bombers are serious about standing tall against racism, they must next ban the national anthem, which is sung before every game. Francis Scott Key, who wrote the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 1814, owned slaves—at least six of them, as a matter of historical record. Isn’t “ownership” of human beings a more grave offense than merely ridiculing black people

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Sharp points throughout the article. A key goal of the Marxists is to discredit our Founders, and the virtue signalers play right into their hands.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MainelySane 4/27/2019 7:24:06 PM (No. 70510)
Ban the use of "JFK" for the name of NYC´s big airport. He voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1957.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: trackman999 4/27/2019 7:25:04 PM (No. 70506)
More free blacks ( proportionally) owned black slaves than white people did. That´s a fact.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/27/2019 7:27:29 PM (No. 70513)
Think of it this way: America is greater than the SUM of all her symbols. Someone with very deep pockets is behind all of this. Who do we know has more money than Croesus?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Labrador Heaven 4/27/2019 7:29:15 PM (No. 70505)
I have a strong, strong sense that if Kate Smith could be here and now, immersed in our mess of a culture she´d say 2 things:

1) You are a really screwed up culture and society in what you value - or not - now. You have damaged our country culturally by being backward in judging - history belongs ONLY to NOW - no, it doesn´t. It MUST be judged in times of life then. It cannot be judged OR removed when some snowflake is "oppressed" for five seconds, today.

2) What I did was completely in the context of my time. It is NOTHING compared to what you are allowing to happen to this country I sang for, loved and worshiped. You gotta figure out how to get out of YOUR OWN WAY and fix this s#@$#.

Love,

Kate Smith - who still loves this country now
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Italiano 4/27/2019 7:54:07 PM (No. 70504)
America has already broken up. The shooting just hasn´t started yet. It will.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: justavoter 4/27/2019 7:59:44 PM (No. 70497)
At some point in history, let’s suppose that some custom or experience that we find acceptable in today’s culture, is judged as unacceptable in the future. Do we then expatriate all those who took part in today’s activity?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bassman 4/27/2019 8:15:58 PM (No. 70507)
It´s obvious that the Dems actually want a civil war!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Northcross 4/27/2019 8:23:04 PM (No. 70511)
I just found out that FDR did not support transgender bathrooms. I demand his name and image removed from all high school history books.

- Lenny, the limp-wristed lib

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JL80863 4/27/2019 10:33:19 PM (No. 70496)
The country may be divided but I doubt it will come to civil war for the simple reason that liberals and their ilk have no courage in their so-called convictions. Does anyone thinks these, oh so sensitive, snowflakes would actually risk their precious selves?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Omen55 4/27/2019 10:36:44 PM (No. 70508)
How many of these morons could survive a electron microscope over their lives & families?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: leonardo 4/27/2019 11:19:49 PM (No. 70498)
When does the BOOK BURNING start, comrades?
Cultural Marxism has America right where it wants it, and unlike those who can remember and fought tyranny,
today´s perpetually outraged useful idiots have NO clue.
Complacent America which worships tolerance of EVERYTHING (even infanticide) but is OFFENDED by ANYTHING, is getting what it deserves.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Timber Queen 4/27/2019 11:55:12 PM (No. 70512)
I wonder if they have ever thought of future generations using the same standards against them. Fifty years from now people will judge this current crop of communists harshly for supporting abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. At least the plantation owners didn´t kill their slaves wholesale.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: M2 4/28/2019 6:38:30 AM (No. 70501)
Do the Yankees have a death wish? At some point, this erasure of American history must end. If it doesn’t, America will end and we will have let it happen, just as we allowed God to be removed from public schools and public areas. Now you cannot even swear in oath in Congress and say the words, “so help me God.“ It’s forbidden.

This is a dangerous path, far more dangerous than we know. God will not look kindly on those who deny Him.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: winnie1 4/28/2019 7:49:11 AM (No. 70509)
If I could afford it I would buy the Kate Smith statue and put it on my front lawn. I would be very proud to do so. Those complaining about her don´t have one ounce of patriotism in them and never will. Let´s start our own ban!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: rusino 4/28/2019 8:41:14 AM (No. 70499)
Christopher Columbus is NOT a founder of our Nation!
He never even set foot in North America! ...although he was a great explorer found the Bahamas and explored some in South and Central America.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Strike3 4/28/2019 9:27:19 AM (No. 70502)
Don´t give them that much credit. The breakup of Big Baseball will occur long before the breakup of America. The NFL tested us and lost. "America´s Passtime" is just as fragile. The perpetually offended crybabies are not that important to us.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: HammerDax56 4/28/2019 9:41:24 AM (No. 70500)
Forrest Gump to the waste bin. Tom Hanks banished. Character named for Nathan Bedford Forrest made him millions. Dirty money.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Smart11344 4/28/2019 1:02:08 PM (No. 70503)
Kate Smith, long known as America´s Sweetheart, with her gentle personality and marvelous voice, plus he superb rendition of God Bless America turly makes the Yankees look like gutter scum. Damned Yankees.
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