Tag Archives: national anthem

Enforced patriotism: The last refuge of scoundrels, thugs, and tyrants

We believe that every American should stand for the National Anthem, and we proudly pledge allegiance to one NATION UNDER GOD! pic.twitter.com/r2ITtWwfVs — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 9, 2017… Read more »

If “Person of the Year” means the person who made the biggest impact….

Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview… Read more »

“This issue is killing your league!”…and your incompetence and narcissism is killing our country

The NFL is now thinking about a new idea – keeping teams in the Locker Room during the National Anthem next season. That’s almost as bad as kneeling! When will… Read more »

It would be SO much easier to make a buck if they’d just remember their place and shut up

If you ask the CEO of Papa John’s, there’s a straight line from his pizza company’s sagging third-quarter earnings through the NFL’s national anthem demonstrations to what he says is… Read more »

“These players ought to be thanking God that…they’re also free from the worry of being shot in the head”

A conservative pastor on President Donald Trump’s informal evangelical advisory council thinks NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to highlight racism should “be thanking God” they haven’t been… Read more »

Who knew the 1st Amendment only applied to Conservative Whites?

Historically, kneeling has always been viewed as a sign of respect. People kneel in church. Kneel before royalty. When a player is injured on the field, players take a knee… Read more »

Mike Pence: Hypocrisy and moral outrage done poorly

At this point, there seems little dispute about Mike Pence leaving the Indianapolis Colts-San Franciscso 49ers game after a few players took a knee during the national anthem. (The President… Read more »