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Old 09-29-2017, 09:52 AM   #1
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NFL - Part II (the week after)

Notice how many teams that were so "for the protest of the national anthem" are now back-peddling to try and save face (and fan revenue)???

I had no problem with kneeling or linking arms, as kneeling is considered a sign of respect in many religions, and linking arms is a show of camaraderie, but when teams choose to not take the field during the anthem (like the Steelers did) then THAT is a true slap in the face for every citizen and a knee to the groin for every veteran that watches the games.

All I will say is that these adult "children" don't get paid to express their political or social beliefs on the field. They get paid to play a game...PERIOD!

If you want to start protesting and bring attention to yourselves, QUIT and go into politics.
I'm sure there are quite a few REAL football players that would be willing to take your places!

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Old 09-29-2017, 10:17 AM   #2
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F*** the Raiders
F*** the Patriots
F*** the NFL

Unfortunately most people are stupid and will be back watching
Not me !
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Old 09-30-2017, 10:29 AM   #3
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F*** the Raiders
F*** the Patriots
F*** the NFL

Unfortunately most people are stupid and will be back watching
Not me !
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are you going to now feed that Raiders Pikie to bluefish?

I won't stop watching, and it is not because I am stupid

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Old 09-30-2017, 01:18 PM   #4
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are you going to now feed that Raiders Pikie to bluefish?

I won't stop watching, and it is not because I am stupid
I'm at my son's Ma Maritime game today.
No taking a knee, sitting or staying in the locker room here.
All the football I need.
#^&#^&#^&#^& the Raiders & the rest of the NFL !
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I wish Leo the best and hope he is doing well

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Notice how many teams that were so "for the protest of the national anthem" are now back-peddling to try and save face (and fan revenue)???

I had no problem with kneeling or linking arms, as kneeling is considered a sign of respect in many religions, and linking arms is a show of camaraderie, but when teams choose to not take the field during the anthem (like the Steelers did) then THAT is a true slap in the face for every citizen and a knee to the groin for every veteran that watches the games.

All I will say is that these adult "children" don't get paid to express their political or social beliefs on the field. They get paid to play a game...PERIOD!

If you want to start protesting and bring attention to yourselves, QUIT and go into politics.
I'm sure there are quite a few REAL football players that would be willing to take your places!
"Notice how many teams that were so "for the protest of the national anthem" are now back-peddling"

In the end, all they care about is money.

Players strike when they don't like what they see. Fans can do the same. Just like with politicians, we get the athletes and the entertainers we deserve. If revenue stays where it was, people have no right to complain.

The players have a lot of contempt for the fans, that is for sure.
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Almost all tickets are pre purchased .. this manufactured outrage wont cost them anything .

Seems like a lot of snowflakes on this issue.. however
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Almost all tickets are pre purchased .. this manufactured outrage wont cost them anything .

Seems like a lot of snowflakes on this issue.. however
Tickets are not their only source of income.
Tv ratings make them $$$.
Ratings suffer, sponsors pull out.
Merchandise sales will suffer also.
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Almost all tickets are pre purchased .. this manufactured outrage wont cost them anything .

Seems like a lot of snowflakes on this issue.. however
Ticket sales are down 18% this week snowflake.
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Ticket sales are down 18% this week snowflake.
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and 1 weeks not a trend
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and 1 weeks not a trend
But it sure makes your opinion seem silly
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Old 10-01-2017, 06:57 AM   #12
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But it sure makes your opinion seem silly
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Be careful, you might get caught in one of those infinite "Liberal Logic Loops" it kinda follows the same path as that song "There's a Hole in the Bucket"
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