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    Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

    Truth, justice and the ... global way?
    Superman has started a stir with a declaration in the new issue of “Action Comics” that he intends to renounce his U.S. citizenship because he’s tired of his actions being construed as instruments of U.S. policy.
    The Man of Steel, who emigrated to earth as a child from Krypton and was adopted by the Kents in Smallville, Kan., comes to the conclusion that he’s better off serving the world at large after he’s accused of causing an international incident by flying to Tehran amid a large protest.
    Noting the huge police presence and warnings from the army there about harsh repercussions, he wanted the demonstrators to know “that they weren’t alone.”
    The nine-page story was written by David S. Goyer and was drawn by Miguel Sepulveda. In it, Superman for 24 hours stands silently, bearing the brunt of gasoline bombs, taunts and threats but also receiving cheers and roses from supporters, as the more than 1 million-strong crowd protests but isn’t fired on before the demonstration ends peacefully.
    “I stayed in Azadi Square for 24 hours. I didn’t move. I didn’t speak. I just stayed there,” Superman tells the U.S. national security adviser, who has feared the all-powerful hero has gone rogue.
    But Iran’s government refers to it as an act of war and accuses him of acting on behalf of the U.S. president.
    And that, Superman explains, is why he is going to give up his citizenship.
    “’Truth, justice and the American way’ — it’s not enough anymore,” he says. “The world’s too small, too connected.”
    Superman renouncing his U.S. citizenship in Action Comics - Chicago Sun-Times



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    Re: Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

    I'm not sure he's even from Krypton. If he is, why won't he produce his birth certificate? I think he's Canadian.


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    Re: Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

    Quote Originally Posted by Naughtius View Post
    I'm not sure he's even from Krypton. If he is, why won't he produce his birth certificate? I think he's Canadian.

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    Re: Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

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    Re: Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

    I understand that he's always been "American." We claimed him. He's more of a world character now. He's part of Americana, but people across the world know him.

    It's not the first time. In "Superman Returns" Perry White said, "Does he still stand for truth, justice...all that stuff."

    The days of "Truth, justice and the American Way" are probably over.



    What ever happened to truth, justice and the American Way?

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    Re: Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

    He will probbaly be Chinese before this is over.


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    Re: Superman Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    He will probbaly be Chinese before this is over.
    If he is the man of steel, and Chinese steel is usually perceived not as good as US steel, doesn't that give us hope?



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