A Pennsylvania high school band marched with hammers and sickles to commemorate the Russian Revolution which launched a series of dictators who murdered millions of their own people.
Teaching children to march on behalf of an evil Communist movement is teaching them to accept that there is something laudatory about it. The school officials think it was a history lesson. Why didn’t they do a mock massacre instead? It would have been more accurate.
via the Blaze
…A Pennsylvania school marching band is under fire for a performance reportedly commemorating the Russian Revolution, in which they waved a large hammer and sickle during halftime. Photos show the students wearing military-style uniforms, with bright red belts.
Todd Starnes wrote on the Fox News Radio website:
“St. Petersburg: 1917” [was] the theme for the New Oxford High School Marching Band [performance]. 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 sickle.
“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.”
“Who thought this was a good idea?” [Emphasis added]…
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