Woke Religionists are not only toppling statues to the founders and heroes of Western Civilization but are now placing a concerted effort on removing our National Anthem. As a religious movement, ‘Social Justice’ wants a new hymn. In order for them to create their own Brave, New World, they have to destroy the old one.
The National Anthem, also known as The Star-Spangled Banner, come from words adapted in a poem called The Defence of Fort M’Henry by Francis Scott Key. It was written after Key had witnessed the bombing of Baltimore Harbor by the British Navy and set to a tune by John Stafford Smith, a British songwriter.
Its words, beautifully written, convey the tenacity and resolve of the American spirit…
O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation.
Blest with vict’ry and peace, may the Heav’n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto: ‘In God is our trust.’
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!
But over the last 48 hours, Woke Religionists have been conspiring to replace our National Anthem with a ‘woker’ song.
According to reports, “An American soccer club says they will no longer play The Star-Spangled Banner before home games and will replace it with a song interpreted by many as having Marxist undertones.“
The Tulsa Athletic, a semi-professional team in Oklahoma, announced they would replace the National Anthem with a song written by a Marxist in order to create an inclusive community.”
Woody Guthrie’s song, “This Land Is Your Land” will be performed instead. Guthrie was a Marxist who wrote for a Community Magazine.
The soccer team took exception with this stanza:
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 washed out their foul footsteps’ 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
Please note: This is not a pro-slavery verse.
In fact, 18 years after Keys died, Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote a new stanza that was added during the Civil War:
When our land is illumined with Liberty’s smile,
If a foe from within strike a blow at her glory,
Down, down with the traitor that dares to defile
The flag of her stars and the page of her story!
By the millions unchained, who our birthright have gained,
We will keep her bright blazon forever unstained!
And the Star-Spangled Banner in triumph shall wave
While the land of the free is the home of the brave.
But the Soccer Club isn’t the only group of activists demanding an end to the Star-Spangled Banner. The Chief of Yahoo Music is asking that the anthem be replaced by the anti-religion song of John Lennon, Imagine.
Lyndsey Parker, the Big Tech music division CEO, wrote an article entitled, Why It Might Be Time to Replace the Star-Spangled Banner With a New National Anthem. In the article, she argued that “The Star-Spangled Banner was written by Francis Scott Key, who was literally born into a wealthy, slave-holding family in Maryland.”
Her solution? Imagine, by John Lennon, should be adopted because it’s “the most beautiful, unifying, all-people, all-backgrounds-together kind of song you could have.”
In the meantime, here are some videos of horrible white-supremacists performing the Star-Spangled Banner.
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