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Old 24-09-2017, 06:21 PM   #51
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Excuse my ignorance but what's the big issue with kneeling during the national anthem?

I feel like Americans are so over sensitive about stuff like that like we literally had a party leader running for PM not sing the national anthem and there was hardly and fuss brought up (not that there should be but u know)
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Excuse my ignorance but what's the big issue with kneeling during the national anthem?

I feel like Americans are so over sensitive about stuff like that like we literally had a party leader running for PM not sing the national anthem and there was hardly and fuss brought up (not that there should be but u know)
Because a lot of the people who take issue with it only believe in Freedom of Speech when it benefits them, show them something they don't like and they'll suddenly not care much about their own rights as long as they can act outraged at a black person.
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I believe it's the first time anyone has actually took a knee from the team.
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Excuse my ignorance but what's the big issue with kneeling during the national anthem?

I feel like Americans are so over sensitive about stuff like that like we literally had a party leader running for PM not sing the national anthem and there was hardly and fuss brought up (not that there should be but u know)
Just to add one more point to what Dezzy said, prior to 2009 the national anthem was not played at every game so this outrage is about an event that has only been going for less than ten years.
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Old 24-09-2017, 08:09 PM   #55
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Donnie pissing off more of his citizens.

Called a dotard the other day and today called a bum. Do we think his divisive policies may be the cause of this?

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Old 24-09-2017, 09:20 PM   #57
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If I could get down on my knees or even one of them then I would join in.
What a very peaceful way to protest, and it is really hitting home.
Stevie Wonder has joined in, I can see this spreading, good on them all I say.
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Old 24-09-2017, 09:30 PM   #58
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For the umteenth time its not about hte flag - that has been the spin of the people who are objecting t - its about peoples right to a peaceful protest as stated in the first amendment
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If I could get down on my knees or even one of them then I would join in.
What a very peaceful way to protest, and it is really hitting home.
Stevie Wonder has joined in, I can see this spreading, good on them all I say.
Looks like its picking up. I would love an owner to attempt to fire all the players who protested. The backlash would be immense and it would cost a fortune.
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Old 24-09-2017, 11:53 PM   #60
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For the umteenth time its not about hte flag - that has been the spin of the people who are objecting t - its about peoples right to a peaceful protest as stated in the first amendment

All the LIVE TV NEWS say it is.

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WHO FAILED on so many things
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All the LIVE TV NEWS say it is.

Spin sure


I dont think it surprises anyone its been spun that way.
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Old 25-09-2017, 10:03 AM   #62
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I dont think it surprises anyone its been spun that way.
I was just thinking this, people are never happy, they just aren't allowed protest full stop eh?
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Old 25-09-2017, 11:45 AM   #63
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I mean, the people who attack the protestors are the same ones that ate up Trump ****ting on America and saying they need to make it great again...so what is it then?
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And what are they protesting about?

I take it its fact and evidence based information and not just bolloxio on youtube and social media

oh wait...

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And what are they protesting about?

I take it its fact and evidence based information and not just bolloxio on youtube and social media

oh wait...

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And what are they protesting about?

I take it its fact and evidence based information and not just bolloxio on youtube and social media

oh wait...

The several occasions of Police Brutality and Racism?
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Isn't gas that trump the draft dodger wants to lecture on patrisom
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The several occasions of Police Brutality and Racism?
rare incidents that relate to the work involved, the huge number of officers involved and ridiculous uninvestigated youtube videos and social media hysteria with added agenda?
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rare incidents that relate to the work involved, the huge number of officers involved and ridiculous uninvestigated youtube videos and social media hysteria with added agenda?
The incidents and numbers are there to see. Feel free to research it. Simple fact is, you are far more likely to die at the hands of a police officer in America if you are black. I don't expect you to understand that fear and anger though.



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Another friend of Trump's gives him the dad dick

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A tweet from Trump back in 2013



What an idiot
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This is a good article

https://www.irishcentral.com/opinion...p-racial-shots

Mr. President do your job, stop the cheap racial shots

With so much going wrong in the world, President Trump decided it was time to go after black athletes for not wanting to come to the White House.
Stephen Curry was merely reiterating a well-known truth when he said he would not go. This White House is a cold house for Blacks, Latinos and other minorities.

Right from his first day on the trail when he referred to Mexican rapists, the Trump agenda was to foster division, build walls literally, and slice off enough of the white vote to win.

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Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team.Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore invitation is withdrawn!

He succeeded and instead of backing off, he is going at the race card harder than ever. Whether Stephen Curry wants to go to the White House or not should be irrelevant at a time when North Korea is threatening nuclear war, Obamacare is barely hanging on, massive tax cuts are being proposed and Russia is playing mind games with us that continue to cause great concern.

But no. Trump also doubled down on some red meat for Alabama Republicans he was trying to stoke up on the issue of NFL players deciding not to stand for the national anthem


Oh those uppity black folk with their dumb demands that their lives matter and better training and oversight of police is needed!

When the leading sports figure in America, Lebron James, calls the president of the United States a bum on twitter you know we are in serious territory, James and Trump influence a lot of minds.
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U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!
4:17 PM - Sep 23, 2017

Trump is a divider not a uniter at one of the most dangerous times for race relations in America.

Words can kill and I very much fear that heightened tensions will lead to violence on our streets in the near future.

Back in 1989 Spike Lee filmed a marvelous and prophetic movie called “Do the Right Thing” about how racial tensions simmered then came to a boil in a New York neighborhood. He captures the moment when people from another ethnic group become “them” not people with names, faces,dreams, kids and lives.

Like Ian Paisley used to do in Northern Ireland, Trump is providing the rhetoric of “us and Them” that is so dangerous in this fractured society.

Do the right thing Mr.President, stop the cheap shots and curtain calls and attacks on browns and blacks.

You occupy the office held by some of the greatest men in world history, such as George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Let them be your guide rather than some punk in-your-face attitude you brought from New York to the White House.

This country does not need any more division. We are a nation at war with itself WE need a uniter not a divider.
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Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump

The booing at the NFL football game last night, when the entire Dallas team dropped to its knees, was loudest I have ever heard. Great anger


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