A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from February 28, 2011
“Land of the fee and home of the slave”

"O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave” is the last line of the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” This has been changed to “land of the fee and home of the slave” since at least 1916 and 1922 by those critical of the United States.

British author David Icke has used “land of the fee and home of the slave” frequently in the 2000s, when the term became popularized.


Wikipedia: The Star-Spangled Banner
“The Star-Spangled Banner” is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from “Defence of Fort McHenry”, a poem written in 1814 by the 35-year-old lawyer and amateur poet, Francis Scott Key, after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy ships in Chesapeake Bay during the Battle of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812.
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Lyrics
O! say can you see by the dawn’s early light,
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming,
Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight,
O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?
And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there;
O! say does that star-spangled banner yet wave,
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

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America. Land of the Fee. Home of the Slave.

Google Books
The Painter and Decorator
Volume 30
1916
Pg. 82:
No wonder America is the land of the fee and the home of the slave.

Google Books
Uncle Henry
By George Creel
New York, NY: Reynolds Publishing Company
1922
Pg. 143:
“As the good ship sailed away from this land of the fee an’ home of the slave, you never in all your life saw anything more pathetic than the joy of Emma an’ Aleck.”

Google News Archive
2 January 1932, Norwalk (CT) Hour, “Office Cat,” pg. 10, col. 2:
That this is the land of the fee and the home of the slave.

OCLC WorldCat record
The land of the free and the home of the slave
Author: William H Hessler
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Freedom Press, ©1950.
Edition/Format:  Book : English

6 May 1994, Portland (ME) Press Herald, “Adams vows annual cuts in state sales tax rate,” pg. 6B:
Republican Mary Adams pledged Thursday to get rid of Maine’s sales tax by 1 percent per year if she’s elected governor.
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“America has become the land of the fee and the home of the slave,” said Adams, who led the successful drive to eliminate the uniform property tax in 1977.

OCLC WorldCat record
In the Land of the Free and the Home of the Slave, Maybe There was Room Even for Deference
Author: John M Murrin
Edition/Format:  Article : English
Publication: Journal of American History, Jun., 1998, vol. 85, no. 1, p. 86-91
Database: JSTOR

OCLC WorldCat record
Savage nation (The) Saving America from the liberal assault on our borders, language, and culture
Author: Michael Savage
Publisher: Nashville,TN Wind Books / Thomas Nelson, Inc. 2002.
Edition/Format:  Book : English
Contents: From the Bronx to broadcasting - Diversity is perversity - America : from the land of the free and the home of the brave, to the land of the freak and home of the slave

Google Books
Tales from the Time Loop:
The most comprehensive expose of the global conspiracy ever written and all you need to know to be truly free

By David Icke
Ryde, Isle of Wight: David Icke Books
2003
Pg. 199:
While the slaughter of the innocent was claimed to be the ‘liberation’ of Iraq and the replacement of tyranny with ‘freedom’, back home, in the Land of the Fee and Home of the Slave, freedom of expression was virtually dead.

David Icke Website
Land of the Fee and Home of the Slave
Thursday, 29 March 2007 10:54

OCLC WorldCat record
Land of the greed—home of the slave
Author: Volume Water (Musical group)
Publisher: [Hamilton, Ont.] : Volume Water, [2008]
Edition/Format:  Music CD : CD audio : Rock music : English

Citizen Ted
Land of the Fee, Home of the Slave
July 3rd, 2009
July 4, 1776. Members of the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence, a document full of more bluster and whining than any preceding quasi-legal statement in the history of civilization.

Google Books
Financially Stupid People Are Everywhere:
Don’t Be One of Them

By Jason Kelly
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley
2010
Pg. 144:
The modern economy turned our land of the free and home of the brave into the land of the fee and home of the slave.

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David Icke - Land of the Fee, Home of the Slave
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