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    Quote Originally Posted by kmoney View Post
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    Kapernick may not be a national hero but Trump's comments were awful. And I find it funny that he has spurred even more players to protest. It may only be for this one week but it's still nice to see them push back against Trump.
    Trump seems to delight in setting one American against another. It's good reality TV, I suppose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    Those "awful" comments are seconded by over half this country. It's about time patriotic Americans boycotted something, and what better than a bunch of overpaid entertainers?
    I can think of one:
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    Quote Originally Posted by drbrumley View Post
    Did the NFL hurt you today or at anytime in your life?
    Has Trump hurt them?

    Are you about protecting truth, or protecting feelings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by drbrumley View Post
    And that is not including the "War on Drugs," which you have to be an IDIOT to say this does not affect the black population way more than the white.
    A war on drugs that is not really a war on drugs, but a war on where the money goes that buys drugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    I can think of one:
    You've already boycotted Trump with all the other liberals, How's that workin' out?
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    The NFL owners have to side with the thug players (not all players are thugs), because if they don't, they will lose money. It's only a financial decision.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tambora View Post
    Has Trump hurt them?
    Nope, he uttered an opinion. Which is his right.

    But let's not pretend this is about dishonoring the men who gave their lives for this flag.

    Most of the time the announcer comes on the PA system and says to honor America....nothing about honoring the sacrifice of soldiers who died in wars defending this nation, which by the way hasn't happened since WW2. So unless we make every sporting event like a Memorial Day or Veterans Day, then this really is about a bunch of people getting upset at a football player and now players who were upset about something else....

    But because it is Trump who gave his opinion, all hell breaks loose.
    Contrary to what many Americans seem to think, the document we now call "the Constitution" and the Declaration of Independence are not pretty much the same thing or "connected in spirit," or "two sides of the same coin." The two documents were written by two different groups of people at two different times to accomplish two totally different goals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kmoney View Post
    Kapernick isn't protesting the military.
    He is disrespecting those in the military with his form of protest. He is disrespecting those who died for our country. The flag and the anthem are symbols our country uses to honor our country and the people who have fought to give us what only this country can offer. We are or used to be the freeist country in the world. People sacrificed their lives so that it would remain that way. The very least we can do to respect our country and the people who died for it is by respecting it's flag and it's anthem. Kaepernick may be protesting unfair treatment of blacks but he should not disrespect our flag and anthem and as a result our military and fallen soldiers to do so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drbrumley View Post
    Don't confuse love of America with love of its government. A common mistake nowadays
    Nobody is doing that here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    I can think of one:
    He is the best thing this country has seen since the federalist papers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ClimateSanity View Post
    Nobody is doing that here.

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    Right!
    Contrary to what many Americans seem to think, the document we now call "the Constitution" and the Declaration of Independence are not pretty much the same thing or "connected in spirit," or "two sides of the same coin." The two documents were written by two different groups of people at two different times to accomplish two totally different goals.

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    It's exactly about dishonoring the men who died for this country.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drbrumley View Post
    Right!
    Glad you agree.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    Trump seems to delight in setting one American against another. It's good reality TV, I suppose.
    The left seems to as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by drbrumley View Post
    But because it is Trump who gave his opinion, all hell breaks loose.
    It's so nice to finally have a President who speaks for the forgotten men and women of this great country.

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