Tuesday, June 12, 2012

PATRIOTIC SONG BANNED FOR KINDERGARTENERS

A controversial Coney Island principal has decided it is more important for five year olds to sing Justin Bieber’s song, ‘Baby” than a song that promotes patriotism. Her refusal to allow students to sing “God Bless the USA” at their graduation has caused quite a stink at a school filled with proud immigrants.

Greta Hawkins, principal of PS 90, the Edna Cohen School, won’t allow kindergartners to even tap their toes to the Lee Greenwood song, also known as “Proud to be an American,” at their moving-up ceremony.

With all due respect to Jehovahs- The principal is a Jehovah’s Witness. Jehovah’s Witnesses do not recite the pledge because their religion forbids followers to salute any nation’s flag. Employees at the Edna Cohen School say the principal is disrespectful because she doesn’t stand when the school recites the pledge.

Below please find the words that Principal Hawkins is determine to keep from exposing to small children:

God Bless The USA
by Lee Greenwood
If tomorrow all the things were gone,
I'd worked for all my life.
And I had to start again,
with just my children and my wife.
I'd thank my lucky stars,
to be livin here today.
‘Cause the flag still stands for freedom,
and they can't take that away.
And I'm proud to be an American,
where at least I know I'm free.
And I wont forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
And I gladly stand up,
next to you and defend her still today.
‘Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land,
God bless the USA.
From the lakes of Minnesota,
to the hills of Tennessee.
Across the plains of Texas,
From sea to shining sea.
From Detroit down to Houston,
and New York to L.A.
Well there's pride in every American heart,
and its time we stand and say.
That I'm proud to be an American,
where at least I know I'm free.
And I wont forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
And I gladly stand up,
next to you and defend her still today.
‘Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land,
God bless the USA.
And I'm proud to be and American,
where at least I know I'm free.
And I wont forget the men who died,
who gave that right to me.
And I gladly stand up,
next to you and defend her still today.
‘Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land,
God bless the USA.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

This woman must be like the first Lady except she is still waiting for her first time to be proud of this country.

Anonymous said...

I would like to see this principal explain herself on camera.

Anonymous said...

I love this song. What is NOT to love?

Anonymous said...

I bet she sells The Watchtower and peanut brittle at school.

Danny Haszard said...

Jehovah's Witnesses and the flag salute.

I was born into the Jehovah's Witnesses in 1957.I was the good little JW boy who got beaten up in the school yard for not saluting the flag and remaining seated for the national anthem as demanded by my defiant Jehovah's Witnesses leaders.
This was the better dead than red era of the 1960’s, and a kid not doing the act stood out big.
I suffered much,only to learn that the Watchtower corporation is just another made up man-made religion.
My JW leaders *forced* *compelled* me NOT to salute the flag,I wasn't given any option.If I wavered I would be severely punished by my parents and struck down by God at Armageddon.
Kids suffer because of made-up rules by Jehovah's Witnesses leaders,senile old holy men sequestered in their insulated ivory tower.
My point is:Jehovah's Witnesses claim 'neutrality' that is false as they DO try to force their convictions on others.
--Danny Haszard FMI dannyhaszard(dot)com

Anonymous said...

most overworked patriotic song of the past two decades. We've simply, worn it out. I'll be glad when somebody writes a new one.

Of course, I don't know what was wrong with America, America the Beautiful, This land is your land, Battle Hymn, Star Spangled Banner, Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition, Over There, Grand Old Flag, Yankee Doodle Dandy, or God Bless America.

Anonymous said...

LAUGH OF THE DAY:

there's a funnier one, this week, in Cleveland. After, the moniker of "bubbaland" was coined (after all, there's more "bubbas" than "Cleves" in that town- rofl;)
the city decided that it needed a "Unity" committee- to unite everyone.....

(around how "great" the city of gang rapes, pills, fire dept thievings, gun rooms, gun ranges, PD/chamber/constable hanky panky, and corruption actually IS) lmao.

First, they made "C town" shirts, to try to counter "bubbaland". Second, they started a choir, to sing its praises (that didn't last much longer than the song submissions, from LD's "the Songwriter.")
Third, they hosted national prayer day events, having no effect on the drought- and practically patronless, this year, given the groanable collection of political farce personages, hosting it!

note: funnier still, was the mayor's signed proclamation of the farce, further proclaiming that it was to go to the museum (talk about delusions of importance)???

Since all of that flopped, their latest item of 'brilliance,' is a set of $5 "I (heart) Cleveland" bumber stickers- on sale from the "just-a-gushing with LUVVVV" (for our little old cess-pool of a town",) Unity committee prezzie- sitting all alone, and "unified" (with 40 hours of weekly, no gottee no customers, solitude,) at the empty civic center.

note: That went over so well, on high, that immediately on June
12th, upon its announcement, her home and city were struck by enough lightning, to put hundreds of them (her included) out of power (until Entergy crews could arrive and restore order.)

For your laugh of the day: At facebook clevelandadvocate, you can read all of these stories, and the stacks of "no way in hell" comments (plus Kim's, who was among the last to get power restored)!!!

Anonymous said...

and they wonder why their citizens got voted out of county office!