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    Writer Considers 'Star-Spangled Banner' a 'Neo-Confederate Symbol

    Tucker Battles Writer Who Considers 'Star-Spangled Banner' a 'Neo-Confederate Symbol'


    "People who wanted to make it the national anthem considered it a victory for the Confederate cause," Morley said. "We should know the real history of the song."

    Carlson disagreed saying he did not care why it became the national anthem, because the song itself was patriotic and only co-opted by racist factions a century later.

    Morley added that it is timely to understand the roots of the anthem's establishment because President Trump appeared to tacitly accept the existence of white supremacy last month.
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    Of course it's a racist song, it was written by a privileged young white lawyer sitting on the sidelines in a big boat watching the Battle of Baltimore..
    But yet it didn't become our National Anthem until 100 + years later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by black dog View Post
    Of course it's a racist song, it was written by a privileged young white lawyer sitting on the sidelines in a big boat watching the Battle of Baltimore..
    But yet it didn't become our National Anthem until 100 + years later.
    I always liked God Bless America better, but the Godless atheist freaks would sh1t themselves over that one.

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