Briefly, if you are an immigrant:
- Be very respectful and thankful to your new home, and all Americans. You’ve been blessed with a great opportunity to live in a real nation…show some gratitude
- Stuff your “culture” where the sun don’t shine. It’s inferior, else you wouldn’t have abandoned it to try and join with us
- Become an AMERICAN…It’s the United States of America, and you’re either an American or you need to get the hell out and search for the hyphenated land you think you belong to
- Adore the U.S. flag. Respect it. If you don’t feel tears welling up when our flag is displayed, if our National Anthem doesn’t cause you to realize in your heart how blessed by GOD you are to live in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave…If each time you hear that song and lay eyes on that flag you’re not overcome with the realization that not only will you defend this nation, you are actually EAGER to do so…GET OUT
- Make it your goal to learn our culture, assimilate, and move as quickly as possible from “immigrant” to AMERICAN
- If you do these things…WELCOME to the U.S.A.
Students from one Iowan high school recently apologized to the principal of another Iowan high school when people found their choice of red, white and blue attire offensive.
Supporters of the Des Moines North High School basketball team, many of whose players are from refugee families, were offended when fans of Valley High School’s basketball team wore red, white and blue last week, The College Fix reports.
“This is an example of BLATANT racism,” said Ty Leggett, a Valley High School alum, on the Valley High School – WDMCS Facebook page. “ALL participating should have been pulled and banned from ALL VHS extracurricular events for the remainder of the year! As a parent, I’d be mortified that my son or daughter thought this way, acted in this fashion and refrained from taking a stand against this 21st century inexcusable behavior!”
Erin Ness Carter, a mother living in the Iowan district, remarked that “for the supporters of one team from a primarily white part of town to paint themselves as the ‘team of the USA’ it strongly implies that the other team, the less white team, is less American.”
Some individuals defended the Valley High students.
“Now we can’t wear USA stuff without making someone upset?” asked Melissa Fraas-Bader, another Valley High alum. “Oh please….”
“This country is the United States of America and our country colors are red, white, and blue no matter what color of skin you have or what race you are,” said Mallorie Paige Sander, a current Valley High student. “The intentions to offend anyone by wearing USA themed clothing was no where in the thoughts of any of our student body, why would it be? We all live in America.”
The assistant coach of Valley’s opponent, Des Moines North, had different thoughts.
“Any normal person, any educated person can look at that and think what the hell are these kids thinking,” said Morgan Wheat, assistant coach of the Des Moines North basketball team, according to WHO-TV.com. “Kids are kids, I get it, but I do have questions. I want to know why.”
Des Moines North coach Chad Ryan also reflected on the incident to The Des Moines Register.
“I don’t want to judge those young people not knowing their motives,” said Ryan. “What I will say is we’re proud of our diversity at North High School — not only on our basketball team, but our population.”
“It’s been good for us, as a school. They learn from each other about people with different cultures and backgrounds — and we try to use it as an educational piece.”
One Valley High School student, Dayna Dunnwald, noted that the school’s students had dressed with a USA-theme instead of their black and orange school colors “many times in the past.”
“A lot of people were very upset about it,” explained DeNasja Spencer, a sophomore at Des Moines North, to KCCI. “Even if that was their theme for the game, I feel like they should have switched that because everyone knows North is a more diverse school.”Via: DailyCaller