U. Maryland Marching Band Drops State Song Over Confederate References

So the song wan’t a problem for years but now, suddenly it’s toxic? Every progressive trend seems to become law overnight.

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  • tom_billesley

    Like unruly children, they demand instant gratification.

  • Thinking From First Principles

    Much as the hysteria is wrong, so also this state song should have gone a long time ago. There is no possible defense for a state song that vilifies “the Northern Scum.” Yup, those are the words of the song.

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  • andycanuck

    I wonder how many people supposedly upset about this know all four verses to the Star-Spangled Banner? (Not including the fifth ACW verse.)