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Atlanta Anchor's 2-Minute Rant Destroys 'Christianity-Believing' Coca-Cola Ad Haters (TEXT and VIDEO)


Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Brenda Woods, Coca Cola ad, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, family, world )

Carrie
- 316 days ago - rawstory.com
A news anchor at an Atlanta television station on Monday destroyed conservatives who lashed out a Coca-Cola Super Bowl commercial because it included people from different cultures and different sexual orientations singing "America the Beautiful" in...



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Carrie B. (315)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 2:36 pm
Bravo Brenda Woods!
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday February 4, 2014, 7:30 pm
I agree with you, Carrie! Woods is marvelous. If Glen Beck and Allan West truly believe the the things they say, then they need to go live on an island with like-minded people.
 

Patricia H. (454)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 12:46 am
thanks for posting
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 12:54 am
This was a great speech. I would like to point out that the English language is by no means a homogenous language any more than America is a homogenous culture. English has borrowed words from such diverse sources as Latin, French, German, Urdu, Arabic and others.

But goodness, didn't this add do just what it intended to do - it got everyone talking about Coca Cola.
 

Michael Carney (212)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 1:38 am
Noted, and she's 100% right!!!
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 3:17 am
I can just see the conservatives foaming at the mouth when they find out that...

“A relevant question considering the words of ‘America the Beautiful’ were penned by a gay woman, Katharine Lee Bates, in 1895, an English professor at Wellesley who also wrote lovingly of her longtime committed relationship with another woman.”
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 10:18 am
Don't we have any other problems in our lives?
 

Lona Goudswaard (79)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 11:09 am
I second that, Carrie: Bravo Brenda Woods. I think all the "outrages" by the xenophobic right are either put out there to distract from all the more blatantly racist views they spew or because they're feeling enormously left out and sorry for themselves so tis is the way the seek attention. Ms Woods explained it clear and simple (I wouldn't call this a rant) that their outrage is preposterous either way.
 

Debra Van Way (12)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 1:54 pm
Now that is what I call the perfect well deserved smackdown of certain so called "christian" nutjobs that are full of hate for those that aren't lily white and english speaking. They as a rule are also generally backwards intelligence wise as well (planet is 6000 year old, A & E road dinosaurs which also apparently dinos were on the ark as well. (I wouldn't have wanted to clean up after them. ;P) I bet some of them explode and foam at the mouth, literally, when they find out America the Beautiful was written by a gay woman. Talk about a Kodak moment!! I'll buy prints!
 

Sheri Schongold (7)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 5:40 pm
I have to agree with her. We are a melting pot of people and all of them had their own language. It is no disgrace to anyone that they are telling us about "America the Beautiful" in their own language. What would be said if the Native Americans sang in their own tongues? The land belonged to them first, would you say that it was horrifying that they were crucifying the song by singing in their native tongues? This is the land of the free and although we speak English here (at least 3/4 of us do) there is no shame in letting America be celebrated in other languages. The Statue of Liberty doesn't mind,
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Wednesday February 5, 2014, 7:21 pm
I agree with Brenda Woods. I loved the commercial
Thanks Carrie.
 
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