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08 Oct 2017, 5:58 pm

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Vice President Mike Pence walked out on the Indianapolis Colts’ game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon after a large number of the 49ers players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem.

Pence announced his departure via his Twitter account, writing: “I left today’s Colts game because @POTUS [President Trump] and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2017/10/08/nfl-week-5-the-focus-turns-from-protest-to-football-key-games-injuries-fantasy-news/

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Yeah----that's what I'M talkin'-about!!




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08 Oct 2017, 6:00 pm

....but did they win?


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08 Oct 2017, 6:07 pm

Neither Trump or Pence served.
This man did.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/mor ... 406df07d57


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08 Oct 2017, 7:30 pm

Campin_Cat wrote:
The Washington Post wrote:
Vice President Mike Pence walked out on the Indianapolis Colts’ game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon after a large number of the 49ers players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem.

Pence announced his departure via his Twitter account, writing: “I left today’s Colts game because @POTUS [President Trump] and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2017/10/08/nfl-week-5-the-focus-turns-from-protest-to-football-key-games-injuries-fantasy-news/

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Yeah----that's what I'M talkin'-about!!


Lol doesn't neo-nazis and white supremacists marching around with swastika flags and confederate flags and shouting 'seig heil' disrespect our soldiers and our flag? The fact that they don't find those things just as offensive if not more to me proves its more about the color of skin of people making demonstrations than how offensive it is. I myself find neo-nazism a lot more disrespectful than football players taking a knee to protest police brutality against minorities.


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09 Oct 2017, 10:40 am

Sweetleaf wrote:
Campin_Cat wrote:
The Washington Post wrote:
Vice President Mike Pence walked out on the Indianapolis Colts’ game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon after a large number of the 49ers players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem.

Pence announced his departure via his Twitter account, writing: “I left today’s Colts game because @POTUS [President Trump] and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2017/10/08/nfl-week-5-the-focus-turns-from-protest-to-football-key-games-injuries-fantasy-news/

Yeah----that's what I'M talkin'-about!!

Lol doesn't neo-nazis and white supremacists marching around with swastika flags and confederate flags and shouting 'seig heil' disrespect our soldiers and our flag?

IMO, no----they are probably thee MOST prideful of our country / flag / anthem, than anybody else.

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The fact that they don't find those things just as offensive if not more to me proves its more about the color of skin of people making demonstrations than how offensive it is.

Yes, you WOULD see it that way, cuz you're one of those, who throws the baby out, with the bath water.

How is it about skin color, when white players are doin' it, TOO?


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I myself find neo-nazism a lot more disrespectful than football players taking a knee to protest police brutality against minorities.

IMO, football players, taking a knee, during the national anthem, is disrespectful to our ENTIRE country, and ALL of her peoples, and is dividing us----if, for no other reason, than because they have a much larger following (football has a much larger following).

If the football players want to protest a particular group (the police), that's fine----but, IMO, they should do it at a police award ceremony, or something, and OUT of uniform; that way, they're targeting the SPECIFIC group with which they have a gripe, instead of an entire nation----but, they're not gonna do that, cuz that wouldn't bring them as much attention, and it seems like the attention is more of their goal, anyway, otherwise they'd be taking REAL action in fighting "police brutality" (like, holding rallies, and speaking-out about it, etc.); I mean, "taking a knee", what is THAT----how is THAT any REAL action / real fight, for people's rights?

Bottom Line: IMO, they can take a knee, 'til the cows come-home, but until they actually put-in some WORK to fight for what they feel is injustice, they ain't doin' JACK, to help their cause.





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09 Oct 2017, 1:52 pm

Campin_Cat wrote:
Sweetleaf wrote:
Campin_Cat wrote:
The Washington Post wrote:
Vice President Mike Pence walked out on the Indianapolis Colts’ game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday afternoon after a large number of the 49ers players took a knee during the playing of the national anthem.

Pence announced his departure via his Twitter account, writing: “I left today’s Colts game because @POTUS [President Trump] and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/sports/wp/2017/10/08/nfl-week-5-the-focus-turns-from-protest-to-football-key-games-injuries-fantasy-news/

Yeah----that's what I'M talkin'-about!!

Lol doesn't neo-nazis and white supremacists marching around with swastika flags and confederate flags and shouting 'seig heil' disrespect our soldiers and our flag?

IMO, no----they are probably thee MOST prideful of our country / flag / anthem, than anybody else.

Sweetleaf wrote:
The fact that they don't find those things just as offensive if not more to me proves its more about the color of skin of people making demonstrations than how offensive it is.

Yes, you WOULD see it that way, cuz you're one of those, who throws the baby out, with the bath water.

How is it about skin color, when white players are doin' it, TOO?


Sweetleaf wrote:
I myself find neo-nazism a lot more disrespectful than football players taking a knee to protest police brutality against minorities.

IMO, football players, taking a knee, during the national anthem, is disrespectful to our ENTIRE country, and ALL of her peoples, and is dividing us----if, for no other reason, than because they have a much larger following (football has a much larger following).

If the football players want to protest a particular group (the police), that's fine----but, IMO, they should do it at a police award ceremony, or something, and OUT of uniform; that way, they're targeting the SPECIFIC group with which they have a gripe, instead of an entire nation----but, they're not gonna do that, cuz that wouldn't bring them as much attention, and it seems like the attention is more of their goal, anyway, otherwise they'd be taking REAL action in fighting "police brutality" (like, holding rallies, and speaking-out about it, etc.); I mean, "taking a knee", what is THAT----how is THAT any REAL action / real fight, for people's rights?

Bottom Line: IMO, they can take a knee, 'til the cows come-home, but until they actually put-in some WORK to fight for what they feel is injustice, they ain't doin' JACK, to help their cause.


Excuse me? White nationalists are the most prideful of America?!?!?! These are hateful trash who take their own short comings and and insecurities out on their fellow Americans because they are different. Please, explain how those waste of working organs have the most pride in America!


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10 Oct 2017, 1:56 pm

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Excuse me? White nationalists are the most prideful of America?!?!?! These are hateful trash who take their own short comings and and insecurities out on their fellow Americans because they are different. Please, explain how those waste of working organs have the most pride in America!

Yes, they hate some PEOPLE, NOT the country.






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10 Oct 2017, 2:00 pm

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Lol doesn't neo-nazis and white supremacists marching around with swastika flags and confederate flags and shouting 'seig heil' disrespect our soldiers and our flag?


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IMO, no----they are probably thee MOST prideful of our country / flag / anthem, than anybody else.


Well that is all I need to know...


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10 Oct 2017, 3:09 pm

Campin_Cat wrote:
Sweetleaf wrote:
Lol doesn't neo-nazis and white supremacists marching around with swastika flags and confederate flags and shouting 'seig heil' disrespect our soldiers and our flag?

IMO, no----they are probably thee MOST prideful of our country / flag / anthem, than anybody else.


That about says it all, doesn't it?


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10 Oct 2017, 3:31 pm

Checkmate.

Trump wins.

"The NFL might make it mandatory to stand for the national anthem"
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10 Oct 2017, 3:41 pm

Campin_Cat wrote:
Kraichgauer wrote:
Excuse me? White nationalists are the most prideful of America?!?!?! These are hateful trash who take their own short comings and and insecurities out on their fellow Americans because they are different. Please, explain how those waste of working organs have the most pride in America!

Yes, they hate some PEOPLE, NOT the country.


How does that make them the most patriotic? I've seen videos of idiots at KKK rallies insulting the American flag for representing a country where LGBT and racial and religious minorities have the same rights as the rest of us. I've read the rantings of Neo-Nazi types saying Hitler should have won WWII! Hardly that patriotic if you ask me.
But why defend such worthless wastes of working human organs?


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10 Oct 2017, 3:59 pm

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Checkmate.

Trump wins.

"The NFL might make it mandatory to stand for the national anthem"
http://m.theweek.com/speedreads/730066/ ... nal-anthem

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I thought our soldiers died for the right of people to choose whether to stand or not for the national anthem. Isn't kind of a slap in the face towards them to undo basic freedoms like that which they died for?

Also will it just be mandatory for the athletes or the audience as well?


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10 Oct 2017, 4:12 pm

Campin_Cat wrote:
Yeah----that's what I'M talkin'-about!!Lol doesn't neo-nazis and white supremacists marching around with swastika flags and confederate flags and shouting 'seig heil' disrespect our soldiers and our flag?



Campin_Cat wrote:
IMO, no----they are probably thee MOST prideful of our country / flag / anthem, than anybody else.


Oops that didn't come out very well did it...



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10 Oct 2017, 4:18 pm

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How does that make them the most patriotic? I've seen videos of idiots at KKK rallies insulting the American flag for representing a country where LGBT and racial and religious minorities have the same rights as the rest of us. I've read the rantings of Neo-Nazi types saying Hitler should have won WWII! Hardly that patriotic if you ask me.
But why defend such worthless wastes of working human organs?

Lets not forget what Nazis did to unions, catholics, communists and pretty much anyone who didn't swear an oath to the Nazis. Heck they murdered their own loyal people
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_Long_Knives



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10 Oct 2017, 4:35 pm

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Kraichgauer wrote:
How does that make them the most patriotic? I've seen videos of idiots at KKK rallies insulting the American flag for representing a country where LGBT and racial and religious minorities have the same rights as the rest of us. I've read the rantings of Neo-Nazi types saying Hitler should have won WWII! Hardly that patriotic if you ask me.
But why defend such worthless wastes of working human organs?

Lets not forget what Nazis did to unions, catholics, communists and pretty much anyone who didn't swear an oath to the Nazis. Heck they murdered their own loyal people
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_of_the_Long_Knives

Absolutely.


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