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Michigan: Four City Council Members Take A Knee for Pledge of Allegiance

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/18/2017 at 2:30pm
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The latest addition to the “this protest is not about America” leftist playbook is taking a knee for the Pledge of Allegiance.  Four members of the Ann Arbor city council took a knee during the saying of the pledge that opens their meetings.

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Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners, Alleges Collusion to Keep Him Out

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 10:00am 10/16/2017 at 10:00am

Former NFL quarter Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against NFL owners because he believes they colluded to keep him out of a job due to his protests during the national anthem.

Kaepernick first protested in the 2016 preseason when he took a knee during the national anthem. He claimed he protested...

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The NFL, NAACP, and Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:53pm 10/10/2017 at 8:53pm
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The NFL is in an unenviable position, but I think Jerry Jones accurately assessed the situation in stating that it is the perception of NFL fans that ultimately matters. The NFL brand is tarnished, and for many, irrevocably so.

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Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Won’t Let Players Participate if They Disrespect the Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:00am 10/9/2017 at 10:00am
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones announced on Sunday that if a player disrespects the flag then he cannot play in the game after a reporter informed him that two players raised their fist after the anthem. From NBC Dallas-Fort Worth:

Jones said “If there’s anything that is disrespectful to the flag then...

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Pence leaves NFL game in protest after players kneel during national anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 10/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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Vice President Mike Pence kicked off another round in the culture war against the National Football League today by leaving a game between the Colts and San Francisco 49-ers after some players took a knee during the national anthem.

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Liberation Sunday – Has the NFL surrendered?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 8:10pm 10/1/2017 at 8:10pm
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At Yom Kippur break-fast Saturday night I discussed the NFL players’ “Take a Knee” protest and Trump’s tweets.

One of the people, who is not anti-Trump, thought it was a mistake for Trump to tweet about it as he did. That it simply made it a bigger deal and probably generated sympathy...

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CNN: NFL Owners Know Trump Is Right About #TakeAKnee Ratings Dive

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 3:30pm 10/1/2017 at 3:30pm
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While the NFL struggles to figure out what to do with its players engaging in anti-American political activism on the field,  NFL owners reportedly are very aware that President Trump is correct in noting that ratings are declining.

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Police Body Cams Show Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Was Not Racially Profiled

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 3:00pm 9/30/2017 at 3:00pm
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Earlier this month, Mary blogged about Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett claiming that he was racially profiled and victimized by Las Vegas police.  Bennett, an early supporter...

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Survey: NFL Brand severely damaged by “take a knee” protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 29, 2017 at 10:00am 9/29/2017 at 10:00am
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There are many different ways to poll the current controversy over NFL players protesting the National Anthem and flag on the sideline by kneeling down.

One way to poll is whether the players “have a right”...

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Evolution of a Narrative: From Black Lives Matter to the National Anthem is “White Supremacist”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00am 9/28/2017 at 10:00am
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Last year, when then-49er Colin Kaepernick explained why he knelt instead of showing respect for our nation, its flag, or its anthem, he was very clear about the nature of his pointedly anti-America protest.

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses...

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The NFL is “like a loveless marriage now”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:00am 9/27/2017 at 7:00am
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I appeared on The Michael Koolidge Show on 1440 WROK Talk Radio on September 26, 2017.

We discussed several of my posts about the NFL “take a knee” protests:

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If you love how sports were politicized, just wait for your next visit with Dr. Progressive

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7:00am 9/26/2017 at 7:00am
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Is there anyplace left to hide from politics? The NFL, one of out last refuges, is gone.

At least you don’t need to argue politics when you visit the doctor, right? Right?

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Dear NFL: I’m not “boycotting” you. I just don’t care anymore, about you.

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:15pm 9/25/2017 at 9:15pm
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The NFL players’ sideline protests over the National Anthem and flag have angered a lot of people. On the surface, that anger is about patriotism versus a sense of entitlement, with the players having too little of the former and too much of the latter.

But there’s another feeling of disgust I’m...

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NFL Teams Rallying Around Kneelers Test the Loyalty of Their Fan Base

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/25/2017 at 4:00pm
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To kneel during the national anthem or not is one of the dumber questions of our time, but here we are — grappling with the very basics of patriotism in the losing battle with cultural marxism.

Sunday, Professor Jacobson wrote an

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NFL Sunday Gone Wild: Knee-dy players protest National Anthem, Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7:45pm 9/24/2017 at 7:45pm
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Eyes turned to the NFL on Sunday to see which players would take a knee during the anthem after President Donald Trump called those who kneel a son of bitch and asked the audience if they wouldn’t like to see the NFL fire them. He reiterated t...

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NFL picked sides in the culture war, now it has to live with the consequences

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 12:15pm 9/24/2017 at 12:15pm
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Over time, I’ve lost interest in professional sports for many of the same reasons I’ve lost interested in the professional music, film, and other entertainment industries.

They have become thoroughly politicized by the left as part of the culture war. So for me, the lastest public fight over NFL players protesting on...

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Trump and Pro-Athletes Spar Over Flag, National Anthem, White House Visit; Lefties Scream Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 5:02pm 9/23/2017 at 5:02pm
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Twitter has been afire today with the controversy about Stephen Curry going to the White House and reactions to President Trump’s speech in Alabama.

During President Trump’s speech at a rally for Luther Strange (R-AL), he addressed the growing trend among NFL players to kneel disrespectfully during the national anthem.  Trump asked,...

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