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NFL kicks off unpatriotic national anthem policy

The NFL has taken a knee in craven obeisance to the man Illinois war hero Senator Tammy Duckworth calls “Cadet Bone Spurs.”  And Chuck Todd greeted his Meet the Press audience with a cheery “Happy Memorial Day,” reinforcing how synthetic … Continue reading

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Sports, patriotism and the national anthem

With everything else to worry about, – think North Korea, health care, hurricane victims – Donald Trump  should be excoriated for distracting us with his attack on the National Football League players and team owners who make political statements by choosing … Continue reading

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Refusing to stand for the National Anthem

Some fans are burning jerseys to protest San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision  to sit and not  stand for the National Anthem to protest inequitable treatment of blacks in America.   He wants to call attention to racial injustice and police brutality. He … Continue reading

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