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Posted 9/10/16
So, this silliness was trending over the week.

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/sep/09/boycott-nfl-colin-kaepernick-flag-protest/

I'm betting 95% of these people will still tune in tomorrow.
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What odds you giving?
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28 / M / Ark-La-Tex
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Posted 9/10/16

VZ68 wrote:

What odds you giving?


I don't gamble. I don't know how that stuff works.
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Posted 9/10/16

VZ68 wrote:

What odds you giving?


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Posted 9/10/16 , edited 9/13/16
Kaepernick has the right to do what he is doing.

While some people think that dissent is unpatriotic, I would argue that dissent is the highest form of patriotism. In fact, if patriotism means being true to the principles for which your country is supposed to stand, then certainly the right to dissent is one of those principles. And if we’re exercising that right to dissent, it’s a patriotic act.

- Howard Zinn
Posted 9/10/16

geauxtigers1989 wrote:

So, this silliness was trending over the week.

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/sep/09/boycott-nfl-colin-kaepernick-flag-protest/

I'm betting 95% of these people will still tune in tomorrow.



I bet you 100 internet points that they won't.
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Posted 9/10/16
[FUCK HIM] do what you wanna do. donate to help people. just DON'T disrespect the flag.
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Best of all, it's made in USA
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Posted 9/10/16

goodman528 wrote:


VZ68 wrote:

What odds you giving?


+1000


Those aren't odds.


geauxtigers1989 wrote:


VZ68 wrote:

What odds you giving?


I don't gamble. I don't know how that stuff works.


Then don't be willing to bet.
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Posted 9/10/16 , edited 9/10/16
Protesting an organization's choice to allow someone to protest during a tradition that honors the flag of the country that allows us to protest, America.
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To take a stand (or in this case sit) for the thing that flag is supposed to stand for and represent is not disrespecting the flag. It is shows greater loyalty that very flag. As Americans bound by are ever evolving belief of freedom it is sometimes necessary to do thing that may be seen as controversial to bring attention to a largely ignored injustice to a minority of the american people. Any American who believes our views of freedoms are the exact same as those of the founding father is incorrect. Are culture and values have changed greatly over the last 200+ years mostly for the better, however we as a people need recognize that we still have along way to go. While the demons of are slave owning past may largely have been laid to rest, the demons of racial inequality and prejudice are still very much alive and affecting large groups of Americans to this day and not for the better.
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Posted 9/10/16

animeMii20 wrote:

[FUCK HIM] do what you wanna do. donate to help people. just DON'T disrespect the flag.


lol...people like you are weird.

Like if i didn't stand up for my countries national anthem boo hoo it's a personal decision if someone doesn't want to do something for a reason it's their right.

if they want to disrespect the flag they can.
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22 / M / Massachusetts
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Posted 9/10/16
[loudly exhales] oh thank God it's not about Deflategate.

It's all anyone here talks about. EVER.

There is no escape.
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As someone who spent quite a few years in the military, using your right to protest injustice is about as American as you can be. Fully support what he is doing even though i dont really care for football lol
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Posted 9/11/16
not that i watch football in the first place
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