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Is the Star Spangled Banner An "Abomination"?

dbartlett Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 2:11 PM
The Star Spangled Banner is our national anthem and should remain so.....if you don't like it, don't listen to it OR move to another country whose anthem you like better.....it comes down to what you think of our country i.e. "love it or leave it".
ericynot Wrote: Jun 12, 2012 2:23 PM
bartlett,

So, it's your theory that nothing should ever change in this country? Women should still not be able to vote or own property, slavery should still be sanctioned, Prohibition should still be the law of the land? Do you know what a country with those attributes is called?

Saudi Arabia.

I didn't say I didn't like the SSB. I said I think there's a better choice.

Talk show host, Bill Press, doesn’t like the Star-Spangled Banner. Imagine: a liberal talk show that’s not on NPR! His radio show is simulcast on Current TV. Bill Press likes provoking conservatives, but I’m not sure we should be provoked by his outburst against the National Anthem. Bill Press seems to be testing the old philosopher’s question: If a tree falls in the forest and there’s no one there to hear it, does it make a noise? If you say something on Current TV, does anyone hear it?

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