Hillary Clinton Defends Rerespectful NFL Players Kneeling During National Anthem … Tells Them to Continue “Resistance” and Kneel for Anthem (VIDEO)
THE FOLLOWING UP QUESTION SHOULD HAVE BEEN, WAS IT A REVERENT POSITION FOR MONICA LEWINSKY?
So dog whistles is the new code for right wing conspiracy … It would appear that the misguided and out of touch Hillary Clinton has decided to chime in on the NFL kneeling for the National Anthem. Hillary Clinton stated while on her book tour over seas that kneeling during the National Anthem is a reverent position. She said, “That was not against our anthem or our flag. Actually, kneeling is a reverent position. It was to demonstrate in a peaceful way against racism and injustice in our criminal system.” REALLY? Was it reverent Hillary when Monica was on her knees with your husband? Hmm?
This is why Hillary Clinton was defeated. One is supposed to pick their battles. Clinton went on to say, “I think it would be a grave error for Democrats to recede from those fights, so therefore we have to stand up, fight back, resist.” So the LEFT’s battle is to disrespect America. Compare this to Trump’s “Making America Great Again.” Liberals like Hillary and the rest are going to march the Democrat party right over the cliff.
President Donald Trump: Clinton’s defense of kneeling NFL players shows ‘why she didn’t win‘.
President Donald Trump is 100% correct. This is one of the reasons why she didn’t win the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton is out of touch with the majority of mainstream America. A majority of Americans believe the player should stand for the national anthem. And on overwhelming majority of NFL fans think the same. But you have a misguided, clueless liberal in Hillary Clinton who just believes in being disrespectful in order to protest is perfectly okay. It is no wonder why she lost. Hillary is a hateful individual who would blame everyone else for her 2016 election loss, except for the fact that she was on the wrong side of every issue of the American people.
“Well, that’s why she lost the election. I mean, honestly, it’s that thinking, that is the reason she lost the election. When you go down and take a knee or any other way, you’re sitting, essentially for our great national anthem,” Trump said. “If Hillary Clinton actually made the statement that, in a form, sitting down during the playing of our great national anthem is not disrespectful, then I fully understand why she didn’t win.”
“I mean, look, there are a lot of reasons she didn’t win, including the fact that she was not good at what she did,” the president continued. “But I will tell you, that is something that I had just heard about, and I think that her statement in itself is very disrespectful to our country.”
Monday afternoon, Trump said kneeling during the anthem is the same as sitting, a show of disrespect. He told reporters that “there’s plenty of time to do lots of other things” outside of the anthem, and that the protests had sparked nationwide anger with the NFL, the nation’s most popular sports league.
ESPN Suspends Host Jemele Hill From Network for Two Weeks … Now ESPN Has a Real Problem, LEFT & RIGHT Have Issue With Them
YOU THOUGHT THE NFL HAD A PROBLEM, NOW ESPN HAS AN EVEN BIGGER ONE …
It appears that the second time is the charm at ESPN. The Entertainment Sports Programming Network has suspended Jemele Hill for two weeks for violated the company’s social media guidelines for a second time. Hill called for fans to take action against the Dallas Cowboys after Cowboys owner Jerry Jones stated that players that did not stand for the national anthem would be benched. Hill wrote, “Change happens when advertisers are impacted. If you strongly reject what Jerry Jones said, the key is his advertisers.” Brilliant move on the part of Jemele Hill, seeing that ESPN has an NFL contract and if they ever want another one in the future, pissing off the NFL and attacking their teams is probably not the smart move.
Jemele Hill, the controversial ESPN anchor who called for fans to boycott the NFL after labeling President Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter, has been suspended for two weeks by the network.
Hill violated the company’s social media guidelines a second time, according to ESPN, after she called on fans to take indirect action against the Dallas Cowboys after owner Jerry Jones told players they would be benched if they didn’t stand up during the national anthem.
“Change happens when advertisers are impacted,” Hill wrote. “If you strongly reject what Jerry Jones said, the key is his advertisers.”
Hill wasn’t formally punished for mocking Trump on Twitter, but ESPN took action when she called for fans to boycott the Cowboys’ advertisers.
“Jemele Hill has been suspended for two weeks for a second violation of our social media guidelines. She previously acknowledged letting her colleagues and company down with an impulsive tweet. In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how much individual tweets may reflect negatively on ESPN and that such action would have consequences. Hence this decision,” an ESPN spokesman said in a statement.
Who didn’t see this coming after ESPN did nothing to Hill for her “white supremacist” comments toward President Donald Trump when he said that NFL player should stand and players should be fired if they do not stand. Now she is pretty much doing the same thing but this time toward an NFL owner. A note to Miss Hill, you have a code of conduct and rules where you work, so do NFL players. If the NFL and ESPN continue on this path, both will find themselves without viewers and a business.
UPDATE I: Rev. Al Sharpton threatens to boycott ESPN.
ESPN is in a bind now ad the liberal sports network has brought it on themselves. They are now taking it from the RIGHT and the LEFT after their pathetic handling ofplayers taking a knee during the national anthem.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network (NAN) announced they’ll stage a press conference in New York Tuesday to address ESPN’s suspension of Jemele Hill.
The protest will be held outside of the Disney-owned network’s Upper West Side offices at 12 noon ET. Hill, co-anchor of ESPN’s 6 p.m. ET “SportsCenter” with Michael Smith, was suspended two weeks by ESPN Monday for what the company called repeated violations of its social media policies.
“Rev. Sharpton and NAN will call for a meeting with the Chairman of the Board and demand an immediate reinstatement of Jemele Hill along with other demands pertaining to corporate diversity,” said Sharpton and NAN in a joint statement.
ESPN Slaps Host Jemele Hill on the Wrist for Calling President Trump a ‘White Supremacist’ on Twitter
HEY ESPN, AND YOU WONDER WHY YOU ARE HEMORRHAGING VIEWERSHIP AND LAYING OFF STAFF?
Ever wonder what it took to keep your job at ESPN as they are in the midst of massive layoffs? One just has to be black, female, liberal and espouse vile hatred toward President Donald Trump. ESPN host Jemele Hill called President Trump a “white supremacist” via Twitter. Hmm, remember when ESPN was all about sports? Me neither. So what did the ESPN brass do to Jemele Hill for her inappropriate actions? That’s correct, nothing. Less than a slap on the wrist. No suspension, no firing, just a firm talking to. Wow, this is a far cry from what they did to Curt Schilling when ESPN fired him for comments that he made over social media after he shared on Facebook a lewd cartoon criticizing North Carolina’s controversial “bathroom bill,” that would have required transgender individuals to use public bathrooms that corresponded to the sex they were assigned at birth. So whats the difference? Curt was male, white and most importantly, leans right. Sadly ESPN has become a joke of a network as it has moved so far LEFT in recent years that its nearly unwatchable. ESPN claims they are an inclusive company. Really? You mean only inclusive and diverse to your Leftist agenda.
Yeah Jemele, President Trump is such a white supremacist. Why don’t you stick to what little you do actually know about. This BS from the same liberal who has crusaded for the no-talent and American hating QB Colin Kaepernick to get his job back. People tune into ESPN for sports and to get away from politics. It is no wonder ESPN is dying on the vine these days.
Popular ESPN “SportsCenter” host Jemele Hill is no fan of President Trump. However, her employer would rather she keep that to herself.
On Tuesday, the network released a statement on a comment the 41-year-old made on Twitter on Monday, when she labeled Trump a “white supremacist.”
ESPN, which has been accused by far-right conservatives of being too openly liberal with its politics, called Hill’s tweet “inappropriate” and noted her comments do not “represent the position of ESPN.”
ESPN said it addressed the issue with Hill, who will not be suspended or further punished for her expressing her views online.
Among those offering support for Hill online was Colin Kaepernick, who told her via Twitter, “We are with you,” and who himself has been highly critical of Trump. The former 49ers quarterback has been notably unable to latch on with an NFL team, which many attribute to his protests of racial injustice last season, in which he knelt during pregame renditions of the national anthem.
Hill’s tweet about Trump came just before 8 p.m. Monday as a reply to three others who had joined a conversation sparked by an earlier tweet about musician Kid Rock, who has spent much of the summer teasing at a Republican run for the U.S. Senate.
Hill originally commented on an article tweeted by the Hill about Kid Rock’s rejection of being labeled a racist because he favors the Confederate Flag.
A note to ESPN, you should be ashamed of yourself. Nice double standard you have at your company. You should have taken action against Ms. Hill for her irresponsible actions and suspended her. It is no wonder that your network is only a shell of what it once was. STICK TO SPORTS! But instead you have to push your liberal agenda down the throats of your viewers, many of which voted for President Donald Trump. I would dare say that your viewership base is more Red state than blue. You might want to remember that.
House Democrat Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s Father Helped Dedicate Confederate Monuments Honoring Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee & “Stonewall” Jackson
SO DOES DEMOCRAT HOUSE MINORITY LEADER NANCY PELOSI THINK HER FATHER WAS A RACIST?
Well how about this bit of irony. House Democrat Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s father helped dedicate statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson in Baltimore, Maryland in 1948. According to reports, Pelosi’s father, the late Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., the then mayor of Baltimore, spoke out on May 2, 1948 in praise and honored Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. My how the times have changed. So why isn’t Pelosi denouncing her father? The very statues that Pelosi, Democrats and the LEFT look to tear down, are the very one’s her father helped create. Where is her outrage? Talk about the height of hypocrisy. Talk about your inconsistent truths. Pelosi’s father said during the dedication, “Today with our nation beset by subversive groups and propaganda which seeks to destroy our national unity, we can look for inspiration to the lives of Lee and Jackson to remind us to be resolute and determined in preserving our sacred institutions.” Um, what “scared institutions” is he referring to?
We are still waiting for Pelosi to condemn and admonish her father. Still waiting. When will Pelosi be resigning from office due to her father’s actions? I mean dedicating statutes to the very slave holders and sons of the Confederacy that the LEFT today has lost their collective minds over. To follow their liberal logic, Pelosi should be resigning from office. BTW Nancy, dad would be so proud of you.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has ramped up calls to remove “reprehensible” Confederate statues from the halls of Congress — but left unsaid in her public denunciations is that her father helped dedicate such a statue decades ago while mayor of Baltimore.
It was May 2, 1948, when, according to a Baltimore Sun article from that day, “3,000” looked on as then-Governor William Preston Lane Jr. and Pelosi’s father, the late Thomas D’Alesandro Jr., spoke at the dedication of a monument to honor Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.
The article said Lane delivered a speech, and Mayor D’Alesandro “accepted” the memorial.
“Today, with our nation beset by subversive groups and propaganda which seeks to destroy our national unity, we can look for inspiration to the lives of Lee and Jackson to remind us to be resolute and determined in preserving our sacred institutions,” D’Alesandro said in his dedication. “We must remain steadfast in our determination to preserve freedom, not only for ourselves, but for the other liberty-loving nations who are striving to preserve their national unity as free nations.”
He added: “In these days of uncertainty and turmoil, Americans must emulate Jackson’s example and stand like a stone wall against aggression in any form that would seek to destroy the liberty of the world.”
The above provides a history lesson to the millennials of today. The Democrat party was the party party of slavery, segregation and Jim Crow. Maybe this is why the LEFT wants to tear down history, so that no one knows what their really history was all about.
The Baltimore Sun: Lee-Jackson monument was welcomed in Baltimore.
I think it is important for The Baltimore Sun to remind its readers on how it reported the official dedication of the Lee/Jackson Monument on May 2, 1948. A crowd of 3,000 came to the Wyman Park dedication to lots of pomp and fanfare. I believe what was said then must be taken into historical context. The dedication words were spoken from the heart by two of Maryland’s most revered politicians during the height of Jim Crow here in Charm City and six years before the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling.
Here is what Mayor Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr., then mayor of Baltimore, and father of House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi said at the dedication, accepting the statue as the official representative of Baltimore:
“World Wars I and II found the North and South fighting for a common cause, and the generalship and military science displayed by these two great men in the War between the States lived on and were applied in the military plans of our nation in Europe and the Pacific areas.
“Today with our nation beset by subversive groups and propaganda which seeks to destroy our national unity, we can look for inspiration to the lives of Lee and Jackson to remind us to be resolute and determined in preserving our sacred institutions.
“We must remain steadfast in our determination to preserve freedom, not only for ourselves, but for other liberty-loving nations who are striving to preserve their national unity as free nations. In these days of uncertainty and turmoil, Americans must emulate Jackson’s example and stand like a stone wall against aggression in any form that would seek to destroy the liberty of the world.”
What “sacred institutions” was Mayor D’Alesandro talking about “preserving” just over 69 years ago?
ESPN Blasted for Political Correctness … Liberal Network Pulls Asian Announcer Robert Lee from UVA Football Game for Fear of Offending Idiots
ESPN, THE FINAL ACT OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS IDIOCY … EVEN BEING AN ASIAN-AMERICAN DOESN’T STOP YOU FROM BEING A RACIST, WHITE SUPREMACIST.
UNREAL, I actually thought this was an Onion headline when I first saw it. ESPN has gone to a place of idiocy and political correctness that is even out there for them. ESPN is actually going to remove an announcer from calling the University of Virginia football game because his name is Robert Lee. Is this man a white supremacist, racist or even a descendant of Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee? Nope, this Robert Lee is Asian. Can we just call ESPN, MSESPN from now on? Believe it or not, the fools in management at ESPN were concerned that having an Asian football announcer with the name of Robert Lee call a football game because it might e offensive to some viewers. What viewers, the moron contingency? I have news for you ESPN, snowflakes don’t watch football. Here is a question to ESPN and those that want to continue to watch the network, do you really think the people that watch your network are really that stupid? ESPN i already hemorrhaging viewership, maybe its time we no longer watch this liberal network at all seeing that they want to be more political than sports.
Just how ridiculous and foolish has this got? This is an indictment of ESPN in that there is no one there reasonable to differentiate the difference between Robert Lee and Robert E. Lee. Does this mean that some one is being discriminating against another for what another did. Even if this was the great, great grandson of Robert E. Lee, is he to blame for what his ancestor did? ESPN, you are idiots and should be ashamed.
Tucker Carlson Questions Why ESPN Pulled Asian Announcer Robert Lee Off The Air
Apparently, even being Asian doesn’t mean people won’t take you for being a white nationalist.
ESPN confirmed Tuesday night that it had decided to pull an announcer from calling a University of Virginia football game because his name is Robert Lee. This Robert Lee is Asian.
“We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name. In that moment it felt right to all parties,” reads the ESPN statement posted at the popular Fox Sports college-football blog Outkick the Coverage.
“Did I mention that Robert Lee is Asian?” wrote disbelieving blogger Clay Travis, who first broke the story, citing “multiple Outkick fans inside ESPN.”
Mr. Lee had been scheduled to call the Cavaliers Sept. 2 game in Charlottesville against William and Mary.
“It’s a shame that this is even a topic of conversation and we regret that who calls play by play for a football game has become an issue,” ESPN said in its statement.
Hmm, I am not seeing any similarities.
What kind of mental midgets are running ESPN these days? Oh, can I say midget, or does that offend the delicate sensibilities of the fools at ESPN?
ESPN confirmed the report in a statement Tuesday night, saying that “in that moment it felt right.”
“We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name,” ESPN’s statement reads. “In that moment it felt right to all parties. It’s a shame that this is even a topic of conversation and we regret that who calls play by play for a football game has become an issue.”
“This makes it a bigger story than it ever would have been,” Travis said on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday, arguing that Lee announcing the game would have led to little more than Twitter jokes.
“Instead we are talking about how absurd this decision is for ESPN for days to come,” he said.
“Does ESPN really believe people are this dumb or that having an Asian announcer named Robert Lee is too offensive for the average TV viewer to handle?” Travis wrote. “Yes, yes they do.”
“I’m sorry you work for such an idiotic company, Robert Lee,” he wrote.
Let’s hope that ESPN doesn’t have any other football announcers with the names of Samuel Cooper, Albert Johnston, Joseph Johnston, P. Beauregard, James Longstreet, Braxton Bragg, George Pickett or Bill(William) Anderson.