Monday, September 24, 2012

High School Marching Band Glorifies Russian Revolution

What in the hell is going on in our country?  A high school marching band glorified the 1917 Russian revolution during a halftime show at a football game.  Who’s responsible for this outrage?  What kind of brainwashing is happening in our schools?  Todd Starnes of Fox News reported the following:

A Pennsylvania high school marching band is raising eyebrows with a halftime performance that commemorates the Russian revolution, complete with red flags, olive military-style uniforms, and giant hammers and sickles.

“St. Petersburg: 1917” is the theme for the New Oxford High School Marching Band. Ironically, the school’s athletic teams are called the Colonials and their colors are red, white and blue. The band’s website features a picture of the group with students holding a hammer and

“There is no reason for Americans to celebrate the Russian revolution,” said one irate parent who alerted Fox News. “I am sure the millions who died under Communism would not see the joy of celebrating the Russian revolution by a school 10 miles from Gettysburg.”

The parent, who asked not to be identified, attended a football last Friday night with his children. He said he was shocked by what he saw.

“It was Glee meets the Russian Revolution,” he told Fox News. “I’m not kidding you. They had giant hammers and sickles and they were waving them around.

Maybe they should have reenacted the deprivations and death that followed the wake of the Bolshevik Revolution.  There’s nothing like parents cannibalizing their children from the madness of starvation to get the second half going.  I’m surprised they didn’t hang Solzhenitsyn in effigy.

How can anyone laud that period of history?  Whoever is responsible for this has to be held accountable.


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