MStPT: I'm actually not so sure his quote - "‘The Star-Spangled Banner’…that song—written during the battle in the War of 1812—commemorates the sacrifice that won our liberty" - makes it absolutely clear at all.
Mittens: that song commemorates the sacrifice that won our liberty
Mitt Romney is right that 'The Star-Spangled Banner' was written in 1812
The Marines weren't necessarily fighting the Barbary Pirates because just because they were Islamic, but it's their most famous action close after they were re-founded in 1798 (after being initially founded and disbanded for the Revolutionary War)
This is true. One should say during the War of 1812. It's a trivial detail.
oooh! lets do a "librul" one! bonus points if it's less than 25% Joe Biden sourced.
Republicans did pass the Civil Rights Act after Democrats tried to block it.
The original House version:Democratic Party: 152–96 (61–39%)Republican Party: 138–34 (80–20%)Cloture in the Senate:Democratic Party: 44–23 (66–34%)Republican Party: 27–6 (82–18%)The Senate version:Democratic Party: 46–21 (69–31%)Republican Party: 27–6 (82–18%)The Senate version, voted on by the House:Democratic Party: 153–91 (63–37%)Republican Party: 136–35 (80–20%)
There were one quadrillion nations in the Universe, but the nation Dwayne Hoover and Kilgore Trout belonged to was the only with a national anthem which was gibberish springled with question marks. -- Kurt Vonnegut
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