Children’s Choir Singing the Star-Spangled Banner Gets Shut Down by Capitol Police


Insignificant as this appears, it carries huge implications

The incident involving the Rushingbrook Children’s Choir and Capitol Police occurred on May 26, 2023 in the Capitol Building’s National Statuary Hall, as the South Carolina-based children’s choir sang “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

David Rasbach, the choirs director said, “I was shocked, I was dismayed, I was stunned. “He had secured permission from three congressional offices, including Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, to perform at the U.S. Capitol. “I couldn’t believe that was happening; that they would stop the national anthem, of all songs.”

Video of the event showed the children singing as a Capitol Police officer told a congressional staffer, to approach the choirs director, telling him to stop the choir from singing.

Capital Police Stated:

“Although popup demonstrations and musical performances are not allowed in the U.S. Capitol without the proper approval, due to a miscommunication, the U.S Capitol Police were not aware that the Speaker’s Office had approved this performance.  We apologize to the choir for this miscommunication that impacted their beautiful rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner and their visit to Capitol Hill. The miscommunication put both the choir and our officers, who were simply doing their jobs, in an awkward and embarrassing position.”

Micah Rea, founder of The Rea Group and organizer of the children’s trip, stated, “House member Joe Wilson’s staffer called McCarthy’s office, confirming that the choir had permission to sing.” Nonetheless, the Capitol Police interrupted the performance. McCarthy and three Republican members of Congress involved in inviting the group to the Capitol issued a joint statement, saying they were “very disappointed” that the performance was cut short.”

Miscommunications or Intentional Cover-Up

David Rasbach told reporters, “the female officer insisted the singing was a demonstration and later alleged that “some people were offended” by the performance. The female officer gets a call and sends a congressional staffer to stop the choir. (photo 3)

I’m sorry but this event doesn’t pass my “sniff” test for numerous reasons:

  • The capital police were evidently OK with the choir performing until they got the mysterious call
  • Who made the call to the capital police? (photo 1)
  • How come the capital police were unaware of the congressional permission to perform?  That’s admitting that if “terrorists”, posing as a choir entered the Capital and began singing, the Capital police would let them perform without checking who they were.
  • Is it reasonable to assume that the Capital Police would IMMEDIATELY react to an “OFFENDED” bystander’s call before checking PERSONALLY with their congressional superiors?
  • If the Capital police claim that they were following protocol about apparent “unapproved demonstrations”, why didn’t they stop the performance before it even started?                         
  • Either this incident provides evidence of complete Capital Police incompetence in protecting the Capital, or the Capital Police themselves are being used by the un-American leaders in our government, to continue the insanity our country is experiencing.                                               
  • This event appears remotely similar to the “so called” Jan. 6th insurrection scenario where the Capital Police allowed some 250 peaceful demonstrators into the Capital, only to state it was an insurrection, this time using the children’s choir as a cover.                                          
  • The biggest mystery in this event is that the Capital Police are likely covering-up the true reasons for their actions; bowing to the “woke” minority that Americanism in any form is offensive. 

I take no pride in making the above statements but not considering such activity is what the WOKE crowd is counting on.  To quote Sun Tzu’s “Art of War”: All warfare is based on deception, the whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”

What makes this event important is that when the government gets caught in an obvious lie or an act of deception that the public was not supposed to realize, the “spin doctors” within the government immediately devise a story designed to “cover-up” their activities.  Oddly, this is no different than what most of us did as children when “we got caught with our hand in the cookie jar”…. devise a cover-up story or deflect blame to another likely scenario…in short LIE !

Lying to your parents resulted in punishment, designed to alter such behavior.  Lying to American citizens often results in no punishment. To appreciate the significance of the above statement is to understand that following the rules or the law of the land depends on the equivalent of “honest parents”.

Under the Representative Republic of the United States, our “laws” come with the constitutional consent of the people.  Violating those laws comes with monetary consequences or lawful punishment.  Unlike the United States, the laws within Socialism and Communism are dictated by the “State” and all citizens must obey those laws or face harsh punishment, including death.  Loyalty to the “State” comes before loyalty to one’s family or morality. 

Presently, our American government is not true to its founding; lying and deceit is becoming commonplace.  From potential simple lying by Capital Police, to incredible injustices occurring within the highest levels of our government today, American freedoms hang in the balance and “we the people” suffer.

Former FBI chief Ted Gunderson stated in a speech at The Freedom Law School, “The FBI and CIA and ALL Intelligence agencies within our government have been irreparably compromised by the Global Elites to hide the truth in order to create The New World Order”.He stated, “the Oklahoma bombing of the Murrah building, President Kennedy’s Assassination, Bobby Kennedy’s Assassination, The World Trade Center, and other major events are HUGH COVER-UPS”. (1 min 25 sec – 2min 18 sec) Shortly thereafter, Gunderson died of Arsenic poisoning, a perfect example where telling the truth not lies comes with punishment.

“Yes, the children’s choir incident is a small thing but make no mistake, not investigating the truth is equivalent of worshiping the State.  Enuf Said !”

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