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A third of Americans less likely to
watch NFL games due to anthem protests

Washington Times, by Jennifer Harper

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Posted By:Ribicon, 9/24/2017 11:43:49 PM

“Are football fans voting with their TVs?” asks a new Rasmussen Reports survey. “As the NFL struggles to explain this season’s downturn in viewer ratings, 34 percent of American adults say they are less likely to watch an NFL game because of the growing number of protests by players on the field,” the poll reports, noting that 12 percent say they are more likely to watch, while half say the protests have no effect on their viewing decisions. “Interestingly, there’s little difference of opinion on the protests and NFL viewing habits among whites, blacks and other minority adults,” the poll

People turn away when their core beliefs are openly insulted? JC Penney, Target, Kellogg´s, Starbucks, and a long line of other social justice provocateurs feel it where it hurts, unexpectedly.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: velirotta, 9/24/2017 11:46:44 PM     (No. 11394295)

This is a fight that the NFL and its players cannot win. The American people will see to that.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LadyHen, 9/24/2017 11:55:56 PM     (No. 11394304)

No more NFL games for us and we live near Titans stadium and have been Titans fans since they moved to Tennessee. No more.

Sitting on your pampered rich 1% butts in the locker room while our National Anthem is played and all in support of dead criminal thugs who threaten police officers is not very American in my book. Let the progressive liberal snowflakes buy those tickets, fill those seats, and buy your sponsors products. I certainly won´t. The NFL should die a sad lonely death.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man, 9/25/2017 12:12:41 AM     (No. 11394309)

I am completely done with the NFL. I read Bob McNair’s statement and am very disappointed. I have known the McNairs since the late 60’s - they were neighbors and I went to many years of school with his youngest son, Cal. I don’t believe he really differs with Trump, he’s just protecting his investment. But I think he’s contributed to the demise of his investment because he’s defending the indefensible. The owners should stand up for what’s right, and they are not because they live in fear of the left.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Island Life, 9/25/2017 12:16:54 AM     (No. 11394313)

So disappointed the Seattle Seahawks stayed in the locker room. Would love to have seen both teams take the field with an empty stadium. It might happen yet.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Wizard of IS, 9/25/2017 12:17:33 AM     (No. 11394314)

America to the NFL, Drop Dead!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Smart11344, 9/25/2017 12:18:38 AM     (No. 11394316)

I stopped watching the NFL last year. Ditto for this year. These "childish celebrities" love the huge amounts of American, In God We Trust" money. Pay them in currency from some Africa country. None of these alleged men are Patriots and I don´t mean the football team.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: watashiyo, 9/25/2017 12:39:35 AM     (No. 11394337)

If we allow these NFL, NBA and other low lifes to disrespect, dishonor, and take advantage of God given resources to make them wealthy yet complain about racial injustices, this country is doomed to failure.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ladyhawke, 9/25/2017 12:47:49 AM     (No. 11394344)

For the first time in my lifetime I can recall, and I am 63, I did not tune into a football game on Sunday. I did not play fanduel, which was fun. What is wrong with these entitled Jerks? And the team owners, who apparently have no backbones?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 9/25/2017 12:51:40 AM     (No. 11394345)

I"m kind of hit or miss with watching the Seahawks but my husband never misses them on TV. But, not today.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: DoneinCalif, 9/25/2017 1:08:52 AM     (No. 11394352)

All this does is deepen my absolute disgust for blacks. All they do is complain and burn down our cities.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ladyhawke, 9/25/2017 1:20:44 AM     (No. 11394360)

#10 It hardens my heart that I find myself agreeing with you. Even worse that I feel compelled to write it. I think Obama truly hurt race relations in the USA.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NYbob, 9/25/2017 1:22:47 AM     (No. 11394362)

Sounds about right. This nation was founded by one third of the population who fought and died to free us from the British slave owners. Another third sided with their overlords, the British and the final third was too cowardly to side with either. Just like today except as bad as the British of the 1700s were, and they were bad, today´s ´resisters´ march in step to the worst thugs on the planet. There is no evil today´s left can´t justify, so pick a side.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: leonardo, 9/25/2017 1:23:39 AM     (No. 11394363)

The NFL & NBA are dead to me now. I will fill all of that wasted time, which enriched them and their teams & sponsors with more productive time.
You won´t get ANY of that wasted time back and you have NOTHING to show for it. Unfortunately many of their fans may have NO LIFE without the NFL & NBA.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 9/25/2017 2:26:47 AM     (No. 11394374)

...as mentioned, the Seahawks waited off field during the anthem then entered, At first I was disappointed, but listening to our local announcers, was informed that prior to 9/11, most teams waited in the tunnels till after the anthem for their entranced...

...perhaps the best way to deal with the overpaid SJWs is to simply take the opportunity away from them by going back to the old ways...

...the NFL has allowed this to become the issue that it is. Trump´s comments are echoing the feeling of the masses and the feigned indignation of the owners, players and media darlings reflect the divisions we face...

...when they lose a couple of hundred million in revenue, they may come to realize it...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jollytroll, 9/25/2017 2:34:15 AM     (No. 11394375)

I´ve been a Packer fan for 50 years (since SB I & II) and watched tonight´s exciting OT victory on DVR knowing it will be my last game. Turns out I didn´t "cry" when the pick-6 happened and I didn´t cheer with the victory... The left notches another victory on a piece of Americana, so sad.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: MissMoneypenny, 9/25/2017 2:41:09 AM     (No. 11394376)

Oh, how I wish someone would grab all the kneelers and press them into military service, give them all kilts and bagpipes and put them right on the front line of a combat somewhere, thus helping to save the lives of the true patriots following after.
(With due apologies to the "ladies from hell")

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Pilot222, 9/25/2017 4:57:41 AM     (No. 11394383)

I have not seen a game in person or on tv for 2 years. Could someone give a beginning lists of sponsors that I can join in to boycott. I will join in solidarity with all the NFLers who are ticked off. Will anyone join me?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: hotcorner, 9/25/2017 7:35:16 AM     (No. 11394461)

The Left is dead.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: god of irony, 9/25/2017 7:41:40 AM     (No. 11394469)

Didn´t watch for the first time in over 50 years.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Bubby, 9/25/2017 8:01:37 AM     (No. 11394496)

#2 " Let the progressive liberal snowflakes buy those tickets, fill those seats, and buy your sponsors products." Amen!

But we both know all these Hollywood liberals and other progressives so upset with President Trump´s right on comments don´t buy tickets to NFL games and certainly don´t watch them on TV they´re to busy looking for grievances and protesting. Liberals are a miserable lot never satisfied or happy about anything!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 9/25/2017 8:15:27 AM     (No. 11394510)

I´ll admit I tuned in to watch the Skins pound the Raiders, but not until half way through the third quarter. Watched NASCAR during the afternoon. Probably won´t be watching tonight either.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 9/25/2017 8:58:42 AM     (No. 11394573)

Burn it down. Let them return to a life of ghetto thuggery.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Hotrod, 9/25/2017 9:24:16 AM     (No. 11394613)

Pro football has become boring anyway. Spoiled players, too many commercials, too many reviews.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 9/25/2017 9:51:17 AM     (No. 11394665)

Too many commercials for sure, #23. It´s the main reason that the Super Bowl was the only game I watched this year. Then, comes Kapernick and his kneeling capers and that does it for me. I don´t miss the NFL. Four or five hours to see 11 minutes of action.

Does someone have a link to the NFL´s list of TV sponsers? We need to let them know that they have lost us as customers.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: dman, 9/25/2017 10:02:43 AM     (No. 11394682)

It seems that these Americans in Name Only (AINOs) have a reverse Midas touch.

Count me among those who will not watch the NAFL (Not American Football League).

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Reply 26 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 9/25/2017 10:15:32 AM     (No. 11394696)

It´s only week 3 of the NFL season. Are they going to continue this garbage all season long? At the Super Bowl will they hide in the locker room as the National Anthem is played before a massive TV audience to thunderous applause?
By framing this as an anti-Trump protest they have actually backed themselves into a corner. Trump will be around a long time yet.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 9/25/2017 10:16:05 AM     (No. 11394697)

These athletes are full of themselves. Cut their salaries to minimum wage and see if they can get a job based on their IQs.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: geoguy, 9/25/2017 10:30:47 AM     (No. 11394717)

These athletes have been coddled, made excuses for their bad behavior, and told how wonderful they are since they were in junior high, and now they are wealthy, very wealthy, and you wonder why they are acting this way?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 9/25/2017 10:31:37 AM     (No. 11394719)

Just what are they protesting? What does it look like if they got everything they wish for? What changes do they want? How would their desires take place? This is just empty protests.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: dvc, 9/25/2017 11:14:40 AM     (No. 11394784)

This seems quite low.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Velox, 9/25/2017 11:23:26 AM     (No. 11394799)

The problem with paying people that are below average intelligence enormous amounts of money is they cannot be controlled my first their coach and after a while their management.
To make money the star players have to play at their best.
Once a low level person gets a hundred million, who is going to control him.
The exact same thing happens in college football.
Once the lower class athletes get power, the coach loses the ability to control the team.
The best college coaches are the ones that can control 18 to 25 year old black guys and get them to focus and not become self important thugs.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Ladyhawke, 9/25/2017 12:02:00 PM     (No. 11394852)

I so long for coaches like Bear Bryant who suspended Joe Namath for 2 games, I think one of them was a Bowl Game. Not sure what team infraction Joe committed. Sure wish the Bear was here to comment on this nonsense. This is a very stressful time to be a patriotic American and watch those who seem to have no clue how fortunate they are!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 9/25/2017 2:21:46 PM     (No. 11395007)

The NFL is already in trouble financially with lagging ticket and anemic private sky-box sales. The only way owners could say they were "doing well" is through marketing team logos, which they personally pocket. Now that the American people are hating on the kneeling players, that´s finally going to sting owners.

1) The Owners will fire the Godless Goodell.
2) The Owners will be forced to defend the National Anthem and require ALL players to show respect.
3) Colon Kaepernitwit will be forever erased from football memory.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 9/26/2017 5:29:34 AM     (No. 11395723)

Dont watch NFL, too corrupt. If I did I would stop. I would boycott their advertisers if I knew who they were, I´ll guess Bud & stop drinking it. That´ll show ´em.

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is not a commoner, and neither
are you, my fellow American

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, by David Shribman    Original Article
Posted By: Tianne- 12/12/2017 12:38:57 PM     Post Reply
Margaret Thatcher was born one. So were predecessor Prime Ministers Benjamin Disraeli and William E. Gladstone. Diana, the princess of Wales, too. Also William Pitt, who presided over the British victory in the French and Indian War and lent his name to Pittsburgh. And, according to some university authorities four decades ago, me as well. We were all born commoners. But — despite what newspapers, websites and television stations on both sides of the Atlantic have reported with wonder and wild-eyed delight — Meghan Markle, the actor who is to marry Prince Harry, is not a commoner. She’s an American, and

Port Authority explosion suspect:
What we know about Akayed Ullah

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Fox News, by Kaitlyn Schallhorn    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 12/11/2017 11:00:52 AM     Post Reply
A suspect is in custody following an explosion at one of New York City’s busiest transit hubs in Times Square during Monday morning’s rush hour, police said. The bombing suspect was identified as Akayed Ullah, 27, according to New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill. Ullah had an explosive device strapped to his body, O’Neill said. What do we know about the suspect? Law enforcement sources told Fox News Ullah lives in Brooklyn. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the explosion was an “attempted terrorist attack.” Sources told the Associated Press that Ullah may be of Bangladeshi descent. What else do we know about the

Trump sexual misconduct accusers
to call for Congress probe

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Times of Israel, by Sue Surkes    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 12/11/2017 2:41:42 PM     Post Reply
Several women who have accused US President Donald Trump of sexual assault and harassment were expected Monday to call on Congress to open an investigation. A press conference by the women will be hosted by Brave New Films, a media company that recently produced a clip detailing sexual harassment or assault claims by 16 women against Trump. A press release from Brave New Films on Sunday said the women would relate their accounts of Trump’s alleged “groping, fondling, forcibly kissing, humiliating, and harassing women.” The White House has dismissed all of the accusations as lies. During Trump’s presidential campaign, more than

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Faces Criticism
over ‘Slut-Shaming’ Tweet

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Breitbart.com, by Charlie Nash    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 12/12/2017 3:55:27 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) faced criticism for saying that President Donald Trump “slut-shamed” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) with a non-sexual insult, Tuesday. After President Donald Trump made a post on Twitter claiming that Sen. Gillibrand “would do anything” for campaign contributions, Sen. Warren made her own post accusing Trump of “slut-shaming.” “Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand?” asked Sen. Warren in her post. “Do you know who you’re picking a fight with? Good luck with that, @realDonaldTrump. Nevertheless, #shepersisted.” Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand? Do you know who you´re picking a fight with? Good

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