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    Two hundred years ago this morning in Baltimore, Francis Scott Key saw the sight which inspired him to write what would eventually become the U.S' National Anthem. From time to time there's rhetoric spieled about needed a different anthem. The SSB is too hard to sing, not hip enough, etc. etc. I've always admired the song, it has a story and it tells that story. The British had burned Washington and were on the move again but were stopped cold in Baltimore. Talk about your Goal line defense. The battle of Ft. McHenry in some ways brought about an end to that war. Take that George!
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    Great description of that moment in history, but I'm one of those folks that would prefer to have a national anthem that celebrates the beauty and other good of our country, not how our flag survived a battle (albeit an important one) in a war.



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