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President Obama School Song Receives Protests

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Nearly 70 protesters stood outside the B. Bernice Young School in Burlington Township, New Jersey, on Monday, October 12, where students sang a song praising President Obama, according to the Associated Press. The protesters feel that the children are being indoctrinated to believe in the President and sang nationalistic songs such as "God Bless America" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" in opposition.

The school was spurned into the spotlight when a video taken last year shows second-graders singing a song that said, "Mmm, mmm, mmm, Barack Hussein Obama/He said that all must lend a hand/To make this country strong again."

Conservative parents have said that the song was too political and has President Obama seen as an idol more than a politician.—WLW

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