THE NFL AND SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS ARE TREADING ON THIN ICE WITH THIS ONE …
The Santa Clara police union members have warned the San Francisco 49ers that they may stop providing security at their games over quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing protest against systemic racism. And so they should. If the big mouth, misinformed and misguided 49ers QB wants to mouth off and the NFL and San Francisco 49er ownership want to support him that is their right. However, it is also the police’s right to tell the team to find their own security. Honestly, who would want to provide security to an organization that thinks it is perfectly okay from one of their players to wear socks with pigs wearing police hats mocking the police?
So the NFL would not let the Dallas Cowboys remember the fallen Dallas police officers, but they allow this crap to happen. Keep it up NFL.
Santa Clara police union members have warned the San Francisco 49ers that they may stop providing security at their games over quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing protest against systemic racism.
Urging team owners to reprimand Kaepernick for sitting during the national anthem and speaking out against police violence, the union said failure to do so “could result in police officers choosing not to work at your facilities,” according to a letter obtained by NBC Bay Area.
“I’m already hearing it this week that next week on Monday Night Football, some officers are not going to work,” Santa Clara Police Officers Association president Frank Saunders told the network.
Saunders said his officers are angry that the 49ers star has spoken out against cops who have gotten “away with murder” in fatal shootings of black Americans, and that he wore socks in practice that showed pigs wearing police uniforms.
“The 49ers are allowing this to come out from an employee and it’s making for a hostile work environment for us at the stadium,” Saunders told NBC.
The team has chosen not to discipline Kaepernick for choosing to sit during “The Star Spangled Banner, citing the principles of “freedom of religion and freedom of expression.”
San Fransisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick Refused to Stand ‘to Protest Black Oppression’ as the QB Makes $114 Million Playing Football
I feel like I need to borrow a line from Monty Python after listening to the stupidity and ignorance of Colin Kaepernick, “Can’t I have just a little bit of oppression.”
Over the weekend, San Fransisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the playing of the United States National Anthem during a preseason game. He told the media he will continue to sit. When asked about his decision to sit while the national anthem played, Kaepernick said he refuses to feel pride in a country that mistreats ‘black people and people of color’. HA, this coming from a man, who has a black father, who was put up for adoption and raised by a white couple to be able to go to college and play a game that makes him $114 million. Yup Colin, the America flag is just keeping you down. WHAT AN ASS. Last time I checked, being oppressed was not in a country where one could make $ 114 million. Colin Kaepernick has been outspoken on racial issues in the past and openly supports the Black Lives Matter movement, need we say more. The cynical side of me says he did this because he knows he was not going to make the team and was going to be cut. He can now use this as his excuse why he was cut and not his terrible play.
With all the suspensions that the NFL hands out for not representing the brand properly, will they let Colin Kaepernick skate on this? Kaepernick can sit all he wants for the National Anthem cuz it might just be from his own easy boy chair on Sundays.
Kaepernick would be #7 sitting between the two orange Gatorade jugs.
Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Alex Boone is among those who do not agree with Kaepernick at all.
In reaction, many 49ers fans are burning their jersey’s in protest.
Furious San Francisco 49ers fans are burning Colin Kaepernick jerseys after he refused to stand for the national anthem as part of a racial protest.
One fan even played The Star-Spangled Banner as he set light to the Number 7 shirt, watching with his hand on his chest as it was reduced to ash.
Another, who uploaded a video to Instagram under the handle Nate3914, called the $19million-per-year athlete an ‘ignorant son of a b****.’
He added: ‘People die every single day defending that flag you refuse to stand for and I won’t stand for that.’
‘This jersey was the worst $50 investment I have ever had … you should never play in the NFL again, move to Canada.’
Thousands of football fans also took to Twitter in order to shout down Kaepernick’s protests, accusing him of being unpatriotic, spoiled, and childish.
The idiots at the liberal sports entertainment network know as ESPN think that it is just Donald Trump supporters who are against Kaepernick’s actions. Hmm, I thought that on air ESPN personalities were not supposed to express their political points of view? At least that is what they told Curt Shilling when they fired him. Of course they only want to spew their liberal propaganda. Newsflash to ESPN, if you think only Trump supporters are pissed off with Kaepernick’s actions, it is no wonder your network is losing market-share, talent and now sucks!
Apparently those who profess to be most offended by stereotyping and profiling are taking a break, to stereotype and profile Republicans and conservatives.
Reacting to criticism of Colin Kaepernick for sitting during the National Anthem on Friday night, ESPN’s Pablo S. Torre took to Twitter with an open mind, and absolutely no sweeping generalizations:
Kirstie Alley Blasts Barack Obama for continued playing golf than dealing with Louisiana Floods … There is a reason why they calling him the Golfer in Chief.
Former Cheers actress Kirstie Alley blasted Barack Obama for his carefree attitude of playing golf on vacation in Martha’s Vineyard during the Louisiana floods that resulted in 13 deaths and many more still missing. Alley took to Twitter to remind voters how Mr. Obama criticized the then president, George Bush, over his response to Hurricane Katrina. It shameful, simply shameful that a president would be more consumed with his golf game than actually caring about the lives of American citizens. But of course that was difference for the MSM, Democrats and Obama because it was a Republican president. Just curious, where is “Black Lives Matter” as well? I guess we really know what matters with these folks after all.
Barack Obama’s decision to carry on with his holiday on Martha’s Vineyard during the Louisiana floods has come under fire from Kirstie Alley.
The actress best known for her appearance in the popular TV comedy Cheers has used Twitter to remind voters how Mr Obama criticized the then president, George Bush, over his response to Hurricane Katrina.
She ridiculed Mr Obama for playing golf while swathes of Louisiana were underwater, adding that she thought George Bush waited too long to visit New Orleans following Katrina.
Of course I would rather play golf than go to Louisiana
Mr Obama has said he will visit Louisiana within the next few days. Mr Trump and Mike Pence, his running mate, visited Louisiana last week and were photographed helping deliver aid packages.
Obama will get to Louisiana in his own sweet time after he has played 10 rounds of golf while on vacation and his 300th round of his presidency. So glad this president has a sense of priorities. Golf more important than the little people. The man simply does not care. We have seen what his real priorities are.
New York Post Writes … Ryan Lochte Is Everything the World Hates about Americans … Why Does Lying, Entitled, Unethical Hillary Clinton Get a Pass?
HMM, I WOULD ASK YOU ALL … WHY IS RYAN LOCHTE HELD TO A HIGHER STANDARD THAN HILLARY CLINTON?
Welcome to the double standard of the MSM. As the media tries to make American Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, yeah most Americans are saying, who, public enemy number one and the face of the “Ugly American” … the same media gives lying, crooked and corrupt Hillary Clinton a pass. The MSM is all over the story as to whether Lochte and 3 other American swimmers who claimed they were robbed at gun point in Rio during the Olympics are lying or not. Calls to throw them in jail, teach them a lesson have been made. Really? In the infamous words of Hillary Clinton, ‘What difference does it make”? Are you telling me that Lochte and the 3 other swimmers, if true lied, should be held to a higher standard than Hillary Clinton? Lochte did not have a private email server in his bathroom saving top secret US government emails. Lochte did not use his position as a member of the America swim team to garner access to the US State Department and export donations to his own family foundation. I am pretty sure he does not have a slush fund family foundation. But you know who does, Hillary Clinton!
Could Liar, Liar, speedo on fire be easily changed to Liar, Liar, Pantsuit on Fire? But the lying, corrupt, in the tank media would rather have you believe that Ryan Lochte is worse than Hillary Clinton. This is the diversion of the media and what they will and will not cover. Hillary Clinton committed a crime and should have been indicted under the espionage act, Lochte is just a fool. The MSM would have you believe that Lochte’s lies and coverup is like Watergate, and Hillary is just a victim of the right wing conspiracy. Get a clue America, wake the hell up!
Sometimes, as I’ve traveled overseas, I’ve been troubled by that notion, of the assumption of the Ugly American. I’ve thought it a cartoon, a caricature, whose time was surely over.
And then, sometimes, you see someone like Ryan Lochte open his mouth.
And when you hear what comes tumbling out, it all makes perfect sense.
That’s the worst part of what Lochte and his stable of stumble-bumbling swimmer pals have done the past few days, now that it’s apparent that whatever might have happened to them late one night — actually, early one morning — in Rio, it wasn’t exactly the way Lochte described it the first time around. In fact, it seems apparent that Lochte and his cohorts in chaos — Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen, all swimmers representing the US in a decidedly different way than Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps did — were using the old “robbed-at-gunpoint” chestnut as cover for what was apparently a gas station encounter with a security guard and, quite hilariously, a bathroom door.
LIAR, LIAR, PANTSUIT ON FIRE
Maybe panicky athletes from Kazakhstan or Kenya or Kuala Lampur might have reacted similarly and seized on the easy (though rooted-in-reality) narrative presented for months, that Rio was a cross between the Wild West of yore and the Fort Apache Bronx of the 1970s. Maybe it would have occurred to a rower from Rwanda or a decathlete from Denmark or a sprinter from Spain to go that way. Maybe. But that’s not who did this.
Ryan Lochte — Ugly American with a truly ugly hairstyle — did it.
U.S. Swimmer Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger & Jimmy Feigen Robbed at Gunpoint in Rio at Olympics
RYAN LOCHTE AND THREE OTHER U.S. SWIMMERS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT IN RIO …
NBC News is reporting that U.S. Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Olympics. According to accounts, the four U.S. Athletes left France House early Sunday morning in a taxi headed for the Olympic Village. Their taxi was stopped by individuals posing as armed police officers who demanded the athletes’ money and other personal belongings. This is interesting, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that the U.S. Committee denied the crime. The investigation is in progress.”
Following conflicting reports — including the IOC denying any incident took place — Lochte himself confirmed with TODAY’s Billy Bush that he and the other swimmers were robbed at gunpoint.
“We got pulled over, in the taxi, and these guys came out with a badge, a police badge, no lights, no nothing just a police badge and they pulled us over,” Lochte said. “They pulled out their guns, they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground — they got down on the ground. I refused, I was like we didn’t do anything wrong, so — I’m not getting down on the ground.
“And then the guy pulled out his gun, he cocked it, put it to my forehead and he said, ‘Get down,’ and I put my hands up, I was like ‘whatever.’ He took our money, he took my wallet — he left my cell phone, he left my credentials.”