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National Anthem Lyrics

The lamestream media told you:

Concern over Spanish language versions of the National Anthem seems misplaced, since other language versions have been produced over the years.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

The Associated Press reports that these lines have been added to a remix set for June release: "These kids have no parents, 'cause of all these mean laws... Let's not start a war with all these hard workers, they can't help where they were born." The title of the Spanish version, Nuestro Hymno translates to Our Hymn. A literal translation of The National Anthem, often said to translate poorly if taken literally, would be El Hymno Nacional.

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Barbara R.

The literal translation of the -name- of our national anthem would be "La Banderas de las Estrellas" and was published at least as early as 1919 by Schirmer Corporation. The problem with "Nuestro Hymno" is that the lyrics were not translated, but adapted and changed in the "translation" process, resulting in the song no longer comprising the text of the national anthem. THAT is the problem with "Nuestro Hymno."

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