Texas School Claims Students’ U-S-A Chant Was ‘Racist’ and Apologizes

Victor Skinner, EAG News, January 22, 2015

Idalou Independent School District are apologizing to nearby Slaton schools and dispelling charges of racism after fans chanted “USA! USA! USA!” following a girls basketball victory last week.

The chanting, which took place after the Idalou Wildcats bested the Slaton Tigers Tuesday, was perceived as racist because the Slaton Independent School District is comprised of 74 percent Hispanic and 7 percent African American students, Fox 34 reports.

“The chant USA should be for all of us, it should be inclusive,” Slaton superintendent Julee Becker told the news site. “We are making other people aware of what that behavior by just a few, what impact it had on us, us as a tiger nation and family.”

The USA chant is a touchy subject in Texas. In 2012, students and fans from San Antonio’s Alamo Heights High School chanted “USA! USA!” when they won the Region IV Class 4A title against city rivals at the mostly Hispanic Edison High School.

The San Antonio Independent School District filed a complaint with the University Interscholastic League, which prompted Alamo Heights officials to apologize and suspend students who participated from future games, LubbockOnline.com reports.

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Becker told the site she plans to highlight the issue by addressing Slaton students and the local community.

“They deserve to know that we won’t let it go,” she said. “We don’t tolerate racism in our schools.”

“We’re all USA,” Becker said, according to Lubbock Online.

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  • rebelcelt

    All I’ve got to say is U.SA. U.S.A

  • Easyrhino

    Once Hispanic population reaches critical mass in Texas the they will push for cession to create their mythical Aztlan utopia and won’t give a damn about the USA unless it involves receiving aid.

    • D.B. Cooper

      Then, they will continue and infect the entire continent until someone bothers to stop them. Jeb and Mitt are not the answer. I swear to Satan, I will vote for this before I vote for either of those two.

      • Zimriel

        As the flames rose
        To her roman nose
        And her Walkman started to melt

    • Oil Can Harry

      So according to Hispanics not only is the American flag racist but so is chanting “USA”.

      And these are the “devoutly Christian, naturally conservative” people whom neocons claiming are dying to join the GOP?

      • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

        Those neocons are all idiots.

      • propagandaoftruth

        Also…

        No fun allowed!

    • SentryattheGate

      And a lot, if not most, of them refer to “home” as where they came from, and get buried there.

      • LexiconD1

        Even if they are born here.

      • ElComadreja

        They’re scum. They will never consider themselves Americans. Even legal Hispanics overwhelmingly have the same rotten attitude.

    • 1G25

      Then we’ll remind them how much fun their ancestors had at Chapultepec.

      Where “The Halls Of Montezuma” were until US Marines tore them a new a$$hole..

  • D.B. Cooper

    If hearing “USA!” is offensive, then kindly git yo Aaaa outta here!
    Don’t back down, ladies.

    • Speedy Steve

      Wow! An all-White girls basketball team. Whoda thunk it?

  • MekongDelta69

    See my comment under Winnipeg below on AmRen (http://www[dot]amren[dot].com/news/2015/01/winnipeg-mayor-breaks-down-while-responding-to-most-racist-city-label/#comment-1813868644)?

    It looks as if I didn’t have to wait until “tomorrow” to find the ‘best groveler.’

  • “Racism,” for yelling out the initials of some credal-proposition republic on the North American continent?

    • Rabbi Jamal X

      Easy there, perfesser.

      Pseudo-intellectualism isn’t much more attractive than facial tattoos and meth-mouth. A little, sure, but not much.

      • Pseudo? Whachyoo talkin’ ’bout, Willis?

        • Rabbi Jamal X

          >>>”Racism,” for yelling out the initials

          Since the USA is officially racist, it actually follows that it’s very utterance would be a taunt. It’s stupid, sure, and we know to expect stupid. So it’s silly to pretend that what they’re saying is shocking. They’re idiots.

          >>>credal-proposition republic on the North American continent?

          Fo’ reals? Why not reference that we’re still mostly human, we produce a lot of grain, we like fresh fruit year-round, most of us can’t drive stick, and our DofI was written on hemp.

    • Sick of it

      As you know QD, it is racist to say that nations or peoples exist. We’re all supposedly the same.

  • Chip Carver

    The majority of “hispanics” don’t consider themselves “Americans” in our terms, meaning they see themselves as some type of people living in occupied territory that was once ruled by fantastical indigenous peoples who flew gliders while supervising the construction of massive pyramids, giant farms, thriving cities, and fantastic celebrations that included human sacrifice and cannibalism. Very similar to the myths created by Afro-centric “historians”. I’m only being mildly facetious. The blacks and hispanics actually yearn for countries populated by their own, run by their own. They are so dim they believe that with whites gone, the infrastructure will remain, and the govt. checks will keep coming while they dance, have parties, and go have family fun by rioting at the nearest Six-Flags amusement park.

    • phillyguy

      without whites them amusement parks will be ruined piles of rotting junk within a year.

      • Speedy Steve

        The movie Rollercoaster released in 1972 shows King’s Dominion as it used to be; filled with properly derssed White people. I won’t go there anymore, too many roving bands of noisy tawnies.

      • B.E.L.

        Watch any zombie apocalypse movie and that is basically what a world without whites would look like.

    • Neuday

      I think you just described California.

    • Speedy Steve

      Mmm hmm. They sacrificed young virgins. We have abortion. Potato, potahto.

      • ElComadreja

        False equivalence.

        • Speedy Steve

          No civilization has ever survived the practice of child sacrifice.

  • Luca

    Next time they play Slaton, they should all sing a chorus of ‘La Cucaracha” in the spirit of inclusiveness.

  • IstvanIN

    Our nation’s name and flag are considered racist within our own borders. How far we have fallen in my life time.

  • benvad

    U.SA. U.S.A!!

  • Capn Dad

    Hispanics and blacks don’t like the USA and don’t want to be a part of it. Ask them. You will be amazed at how many will tell you the USA is racist and needs to be replaced.

    • LHathaway

      I agree with them wholeheartedly, absolutely, and completely. Just not for the reasons they think.

      Chanting USA is just stupid.

      • Capn Dad

        Please tell us why “chanting USA is just stupid”?

        • Awakened Saxon

          Have you ever thought that the USA is the reason why Texas is flooded with Mexicans? To Hell with the USA and any buffoon who mindlessly chants it.

          • Capn Dad

            Fine with me. I don’t run around chanting it either. I was just curious as to how many are out there that hate their country. Two so far!

          • Awakened Saxon

            Amazing ignorance.

          • Capn Dad

            Ha! Too funny.

          • Awakened Saxon

            It’s funny that I don’t allow the conquerors to define what my country is? If you say so.

          • Capn Dad

            They conquered, according to you, so they rule. I haven’t surrendered yet.

          • bilderbuster

            The US government is our biggest enemy.
            The Mexican kids wouldn’t be here if not for the US gov. encouraging them to come here and it’s the government school officials condemning and punishing the White students who should be rewarded instead.

          • Capn Dad

            Obviously.

          • TCA

            My country has passed into history, and because I loved her, I hate (bitterly) this mongrel imposter, and those who created it.
            For this reason I will not fly the American flag, stand for the national anthem, vote for either of the political parties, or care at all what happens to the so-called USA.

          • Speedy Steve

            Because the racist USA annexed the part of Mexico with the best roads?

        • Albert

          It seems it’s not enough that we should feel ashamed of being white. The left would also have us feel ashamed of our nation.

    • Ernest

      Hispanics and blacks don’t like whites or white culture. I assume that is what you mean by the USA?

    • Speedy Steve

      O, I’m a good old Rebel,
      Now that’s just what I am,
      For this “Fair Land of Freedom”
      I do not care a damn;

      I’m glad I fit against it —
      I only wish we’d won,
      And I don’t want no pardon
      For anything I done.

      I hates the Constitution,
      This Great Republic too,
      I hates the Freedman’s Bureau,
      In uniforms of blue;

      I hates the nasty eagle,
      With all his brags and fuss,
      The lyin’, thievin’ Yankees,
      I hates ’em wuss and wuss.

      I hates the Yankee nation
      And everything they do,
      I hates the Declaration
      Of Independence too;

      I hates the glorious Union —
      ‘Tis dripping with our blood —
      I hates their striped banner,
      I fit it all I could.

      I followed old Marse Robert
      For four year, near about,
      Got wounded in three places
      And starved at Point Lookout;

      I cotch the rheumatism
      A campin’ in the snow,
      But I killed a chance of Yankees,
      I’d like to kill some mo’.

      Three hundred thousand Yankees
      Lie stiff in Southern dust;
      We got three hundred thousand
      Before they conquered us;

      They died of Southern fever
      And Southern steel and shot,
      I wish they was three million
      Instead of what we got.

      I can’t take up my musket
      And fight ’em now no more,
      But I ain’t going to love ’em,
      Now that is certain sure;

      And I don’t want no pardon
      For what I was and am,
      I won’t be reconstructed
      And I don’t care a damn.

      • TCA

        Thank you.

      • 1G25

        To the tune of “The Bonnie Blue Flag.”

        Refrain,

        “Hurrah – hurrah –
        For Southern Rights, Hurrah,
        Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag,
        That bears a single star !”
        .

    • Germanic Depressive

      They’re right. The USA is racist and needs to be replaced.

      Racist against us, that is.

    • Albert

      I’m going to add this to my list of oxymorons: Black Patriot. Even funnier than military intelligence or christian science.

  • Chanting ‘USA!’ Now dat be raciss!

  • Ms. Julee Becker should attend a USA vs. Mexico soccer game in LA.We are not “all U.S.A.”.

  • Reynardine

    A while back, I attended a good old fashion air show in the heart of Colorado. I got to see the Blue Angels, some very fine parajumpers, Mig-17’s, and a variety of jetfighers, warbirds, and things of aerial beauty. Very patriotic, very awesome.

    The Mexicans there refused to take off their hats for the national anthem or put their hands over their hearts and waved Mexican flags next to American flags in their food vending booths.

    They just don’t get it, do they?

    • LexiconD1

      Yes they do, they don’t care.

    • Capn Dad

      Go to the north side of Chicago in the “barrios”. There are Mexican flags everywhere. No American flags. I suspect LA Miami and other holes are the same.

      • Tim

        I was both lucky and damned to have the chance to visit Miami Beach at the end of the Jackie Gleason and Shelly Fabre era. I haven`t been back in over twenty years. I can tell by just the news clips on TV as to what has been lost. All the new buildings make it look more like Caracas then Miami….

        • Ograf

          I have traveled extensively both overseas and within the U.S. There are two cities I purposely avoided like the plague, 1 is Miami, and the other is Los Angeles. I don’t consider either of them to be an American city any more. These decisions not to go there were present in the 80″s and before. I imagine they are really hell holes now. Isn’t diversity wonderful ?

          • HE2

            Though it is hardly L.A., Malibu is nice.
            Posh, expensive, the land of limo liberals who unfailingly vote lefty libtard.

      • MBlanc46

        Try being up there on Cinco de Mayo.

    • HE2

      They most certainly do get it, Rey.
      Our leaders hate us and the country is theirs for the taking.

    • MBlanc46

      They are Mexicans, after all, and it’s not surprising that they feel Mexican patriotism. (Only whites aren’t allowed to have an emotional attachment to their culture and their history.) I just wish that they’d feel it in Mexico.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Showing pride in America is now a punishable offense.

  • dd121

    Is there some place I have to go to get permission to hate our enemies?

    • No, you’re not allowed to hate your enemies. You must love them, celebrate them, give your hard-earned money to them, and accommodate them in every way conceivable (per our Leftist overlords).

      • dd121

        I think I’ll opt out of that multicultural love-fest.

      • Speedy Steve

        Bomb them, and then invite their collaborators to live in Maine and Minnesota.

      • kikz2

        ppppppst… haven’t you heard.. there’s a war on.. noticing them.

  • Daniel

    I don’t care too much about the USA either. A lot of conservatives love a nation ruled by people who despise them and a constitution that failed.

    • Pelayo

      I’m right there with you. I have no loyalty left to this country. If Russians invaded tomorrow I might say Добро пожаловать друзья and join them..

      • Speedy Steve

        But would you be willing to become Russian Orthodox?

        • 1G25

          Little different from old Episcopal church.

          A little more ceremony, but essentially based on the Nicene Creed, word for word.

          • kikz2

            but how many times do we hafta stand-up-kneel-down-stand-up-kneel-down-stand-up-kneel-down..cross cross cross.????

          • 1G25

            The congregation remains standing during the entire service in a Russian Orthodox church. The only seats are along the back wall for the lame or elderly.

        • Pelayo

          Nope, and I doubt I’d be forced to. It’s not like we’d be invaded by mujahideen

    • Sick of it

      The way I see it, several generations had the opportunity to affect a peaceful revolution in the various governments of the United States. They have done little more than vote the same trash in on a regular basis. Peaceful means have failed.

  • Preparation HBomb

    Why is ANYONE pandering to the thin skin of certain ethnic groups? USA, USA, USA should be chanted at EVERY athletic event, simply because this is OUR country and we do have the freedom to celebrate that fact. Shame on this school district for its apology. None of us has to apologize for being proud USA citizens. It the ethnics don’t like it, they can leave and go to another country where they’ll have it better than they do here.

    • MBlanc46

      It won’t be our country long unless we can get mass immigration under control.

      • bilderbuster

        Our government isn’t ours and Israeli leaders openly brag that “our” congress does what Israel tells them to do.

      • Ringo Lennon

        I look at it this way. Everywhere you see a Mexican standing in Chicago area there should be a white man there instead. These people either forced white men out of neighborhood or the state. Ever notice you don’t see many white kids playing outside? “That’s the way it is” -commie Walter Cronkite.”

        • MBlanc46

          I agree 100% about the Mexicans. Except for those who became Americans in 1848 and their descendants, they have their own country and they should stay in it. And the corporate class that imports them by the million should be prosecuted for so doing. I have to disagree about blacks (by whom I mean descendants of the former African slaves, not the millions of recent immigrants from Africa). They’ve been in the country as long as most of the rest of us, they didn’t come of their own volition, and they’re as entitled to be here as I am. I wish our forebears hadn’t brought the Africans here, but they did, and now we’re stuck with them. That doesn’t mean that we have to tolerate their tendencies toward violence and criminality; quite the contrary, if we’re going to coexist with them, we have to get them back under control.

          • Ringo Lennon

            I’ve always maintained blacks should be here as much as I should, but in their own neighborhoods. Almost every neighborhood a black or Mexican is today a white was here before them. I despise whites who flee leaving us here who don’t have the means.

          • MBlanc46

            Fortunately for both blacks and whites, we’re still pretty segregated. It’s pretty obvious why blacks and Mexicans take over white neighborhoods: They’re incapable of building their own.

          • Ringo Lennon

            Is that you in the avatar? Pretty good looking guy. Kind of the Desi Arnaz type. Too bad I’m not a homosexual. (Just pulling your chain)

          • MBlanc46

            I’d never look as good as Mel Blanc, the voice of many of the great Warner Brothers cartoon characters, including Bugs Bunny.

          • Ringo Lennon

            Cool guy.

      • Preparation HBomb

        I agree. Shut down, close, the borders, – deport the illegals, deport all the Muslims, and enforce strict immigration procedures.

  • bilderbuster

    It is a good thing that these kids are aware of the origins of their nation and schools and seem to be more in touch with reality than the school officials.

    • Awakened Saxon

      If the kids had the slightest idea of the origin of their nation, they wouldn’t be cheering on the empire than enslaves their nation.

      • bilderbuster

        It’s White origins.

        • Awakened Saxon

          How does understanding their white origins relate to chanting the name of the multiracial empire that refuses to allow Texas its freedom?

          • bilderbuster

            They understand that Mexicans aren’t White and they were siding with the team of White girls.
            Is that better?

          • Awakened Saxon

            No, that’s not better. Just like the morons in Texas a few days ago who rallied against Islam under the US flag, these chanting fools support the entity that is flooding their land with Third Worlders. Do they think the USA has any love for Texas? Opposing immigration while supporting the USA is preposterously stupid especially from a Southern perspective on account of the USA forcing itself on us in the first place.

          • bilderbuster

            I’m not disagreeing with you and I can’t stand that brain dead USA! USA! USA! chant either.
            I’m supporting the White kids (aside from the fact that they’re White) because despite their indoctrination by the government and from the media and schools they were supporting their team because their team is White.
            The White students know the Brown kids from the other school are most likely citizens of the USA too, but were still cheering for their team because it’s White like them while knowing full well that they would most likely get in trouble for doing the politically incorrect thing.
            It’s a step in the right direction and a million times better than seeing retarded White college students holding signs that read “Black Lives Matter”.

    • Samuel_Morton

      They have not yet been indoctrinated, so they can see reality more clearly. Without the haze of goodthink, it’s easy to see that the Hispanics on the opposing team in no way cherish this nation, and in every way associate with their ethnic and national origins.

  • Magician

    Sounds like when Sweden banned students from wearing Swedish flag and removed all Swedish flags from the classrooms.

  • bilderbuster

    Who wants to eat a stew of garbage from a melting pot?
    The scum always rises to the top in a melting pot.

  • Diamond_Lil

    Mexican students are always allowed to express their ethnic pride in our public schools. American students are not -ever.

  • Magician

    Excuse me for my profanity but, it sure is a fucked up world if we have to apologize for chanting the name of the country we were born and grew up in and some schools are forced to remove the national flags from the classrooms and students are forced to never wear outfits with the national flag on.

  • Pelayo

    “We’re all USA,”
    Some of us more than others..

    I wonder. If we went to war with Mexico tomorrow how many “Americans” would fight for our enemy?

    • IstvanIN

      Some of us a lot more.

  • Speedy Steve

    Awwww! Is somebody offended? Diddums. Quite frankly I’m glad they’re offended. Poor butt hurt whiners. USA USA USA!

  • DiversityIsDeath

    Let this stupid sell out Julee Becker apologize if she wants to. No one on either side of the issue respects her for it. Everyone sees her as weak and grovelling.

  • Jeff Traube

    During a soccer match between US and Mexico some years back, the fans in LA booed the US team. The Founding Fathers decided that some groups were so different that they could not be included: “three-fifths” of others, and the Indians. They were non-Western Mexicans, Muslims and Jews were not big issues at the time – Wonder if our forefathers would have admitted, excluded, or limited immigration to the most Western oriented.

    • Spikeygrrl

      With all due respect, you are misinformed re the “3/5 solution.”

      When the Constitution was being written, the REAL issues that caused the Civil War (NOT slavery!) were already simmering. The Southern States wanted every slave to be counted as 1 citizen for the purpose of determining how many Representatives per State in the House. Knowing that this would reduce their representation in the House to a mere afterthought, the Northern States didn’t want slaves counted at all! The eventual compromise was the 3/5 rule: more than what the North wanted but less than what the South wanted.

      But don’t believe a perfect stranger like me; look it up for yourself.

      (For cryin’ out loud, what DO they teach in American History these days anyway??!!)

      • Jeff Traube

        I am well aware of the compromises that went into representation. You can’t see the forest for the trees. The point is that while the Founding Fathers brought together various quibbling European religious and national groups – no small feat, there were certain groups that were deemed so different that they had to be kept in chains (“other persons’) or on Reservations (“merciless savages”). The Naturalization Act of 1790 restricted citizenship to Free White persons of good character who met the residency required.

        • Spikeygrrl

          With all due respect, your post reads to me like you just reached into a big bag of historical catchphrases, picked a few, and threw them into a sentence in no particular order. Maybe I’m just stupid tonight; and in any event I’d never get into a credentials war with a man unless specifically invited to; it is neither seemly nor productive.

          Depending on when you read this, either “Sleep well,” or “Good morning!”

          • Jeff Traube

            Let’s make it simple: I submit that the Founding Fathers vision was a Republic for European colonists (“our Posterity”) – and was pulling various phrases used to back this point – was inherently showing a racial preference, and this vision was realistic. Good morning, early or late . . .

      • brior

        Tell em girl.

  • Ringo Lennon

    White people in Mississippi used to put blacks on buses and send them to Chicago. That’s why my father hated southerners.

    • Evette Coutier

      This is the fault of republicans. The string of kowtowing girly men that head the GOP is sickening. As a society we’ve empowered girly men liberals and male hating lesbians to run government, our schools and institutions of higher education, and our court system. Of course America is on the decline. Emotional degenerates run our nation.

  • TCA

    Mexicans and other foreigners: Out now!

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    If they think USA is racist, then they should go back to their craphole they crawled out of and they are just stinking the US.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    Not only neocons, but stupid religious clergy and other church leaders consider these latinos as good Americans and good Christians. You cannot fix stupid and that is why I stopped giving money to churches and neocon organizations that support the so called embracing of Hispanics as future Americans. I do not want my hard earned money going to feed those parasites. Our church and political leaders need to get their heads out of their rear ends and smell the foul odor coming out from these latinos as they turn America into a cesspool.

  • Evette Coutier

    Home school your kids.

    • Spikeygrrl

      Or a good private school, or a “community home school,” a concept I have often written on elsewhere.

  • TomIron361

    “The chant USA should be for all of us, it should be inclusive,” Slaton superintendent Julee Becker told the news site. “We are making other people aware of what that behavior by just a few, what impact it had on us, us as a tiger nation and family.”
    _______________________________________________________________
    This woman should be put to sleep, for her own good of course.

  • Hammerheart

    No, it shouldn’t be inclusive to ‘y’all’ because citizens of African and Latin origin continuously vote for policies that may as well be daggers to the back of true Americans.

    • Ella

      As the Latinos announce proudly that “It is part of their survival,” but We Americans are not supposed to survive.

  • UncleSham

    This is still our country. I know that a lot of Whites who were born here feel alienated, that we have no nation to belong to anymore, and so think that it is foolish to still honor this country in any way. We have been betrayed by our leaders and we can not trust our government to look out for us, but those things have always been inevitable. It has always been our responsibility to look out for ourselves and our families, and doing the right thing has always been difficult. I have great admiration for the Founders of this country, and we have been coasting off of their bravery for far too long. We do not deserve to inherit that which we can not maintain. There is no where for us to run; we Americans would not be accepted as natives if we returned to Europe. It is our duty to defend this land, which is our only home.

    All the people who are saying that they are ashamed to be American are no better than the people who are ashamed to be White. You are looking for an easy way out, and wish to cast blame on anyone but yourselves. No one is coming to save us, but that does not mean that doom is inevitable. All we need is the courage to save ourselves. Do not give up on the belief that this country belongs to us; it is ours for the taking, but we have to earn it.

  • Spikeygrrl

    We all ARE, legally, USA.

    If you’re not here legally, you have no right to attend U.S. government schools. So who is this chant “discriminating against”? Only ILLEGAL ALIENS.

    (“President” Soetoro must be feeling so proud…)

  • Albert

    I’ve heard of some schools that ban shirts depicting the American Flag because it might offend other nationalities.

  • brior

    “They deserve to know that we won’t let it go,” she said. “We don’t tolerate racism in our schools.” ….. Yep,Just like in Mexico. What a bunch of lying ILLEGAL hypocrites! in “our” schools? Head south before your forced to.

  • Christorchaos

    (-: lol. This is something of a milestone where the saying out-loud of your own country’s name, while in same country, can be branded racist. I do not care what the circumstance.

    Racism is definitely becoming, like a 50s B-horror movie, The Word That Ate Itself.

  • Americaandthewestshouldbewhite

    Kick these latins out back to their crime infested hell holes.

  • A Freespeechzone

    I resent that hispanics or any group, many who have no business living here or had any positive impact for our country or society, having any clout or say when and where an American citizen can chant USA, USA, USA.

    This is happening more and more because too many Americans and their forefathers, who, by the way, DID build this country over the last two centuries, will not collectively stand up and do what is necessary to take back power.

  • Ograf

    If chanting USA is racist then the collective commie , liberals have finally really lost what was left of their frigging mind. I don’t care what the occasion, who is playing, who may be offended etc. This is the country I was willing to die for in the war ? Also why does the story bother to tell us that 7% of the students were black ? Are they offended because they are in the U.S.A. ? I am so sick of these idiots and also our country’s willingness to buy into this bs. I was born in the USA, and anyone with a problem about that can kmlwa.