Hillary Clinton figuratively took a knee Monday night. The former presidential candidate pledged her support to the hundreds of NFL players who have protested during the national anthem this season while speaking at the University of California, Davis. "Let´s be clear, those players aren´t protesting the national anthem or the flag," Clinton said. "They´re protesting racism and injustice, and they have every right to do so!" The 2016 democratic nominee received a loud applause after her announcement. Clinton´s support of anthem protests is a sharp contrast to her counterpart Donald Trump´s stance on the matter. Trump has repeatedly criticized players who
Comments: Would someone please throw a bucket of water on her.
When a player is ´on the clock´ they don´t ´have the right´ to protest. If I had protested like that with the jobs I had, I would have been terminated that instant. No counseling, no letters in my record, etc. Fired.
Of course, the evil witch of the west. If it was a red flag with a sickle and hammer she would be throwing ashtrays and cussing up a storm. Same for a blue and white flag with a star of David. Bill got it all wrong. Instead of throw her manuscript in the trash he should have dumped her.
Hill dear, are the millionaire NFL darlings protesting bad lunches, nasty uniforms, or inferior food for their pets?! What gives? Just like YOU - they are SPOILED ROTTEN!! You ALL need to get over yourselves, and behave like grownups. We know it´s difficult, but try.
Here´s an idea, Hillary. As you gear up for the 2020 presidential race, why don´t you join some of the protestors on the sidelines. Then make sure those images are sent to every fawning media outlet for widespread distribution. I mean, if you really support it, go for it.
It really must be tough to be a multi-millionaire, pampered minority, that is so discriminated against. How do they ever sleep at night, in their million dollar homes, after driving home from expensive dinners and parties in their million dollar cars?
Well, she has spent her entire life fighting for the rich and famous to do whatever the Hades they want. She supports rapist like Slick and Harvey so why not support wife beaters, drug addicts, thugs and murders wiping their behinds with the American flag?
Supporting millionaire professional football players “right” to disrespect the National Anthem, the American flag, the military, veterans, and first responders has never been a favorable factor for politicians who are aspiring to be elected President of the USA who also serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
The USA certainly dodged a bullet when Hillary Clinton lost the election last November.
And I have the right to not like it and to object in any way that is normally legal.
Why does anyone want to trade on being sons of slaves unfreed? To demean the country their ancestors helped make, helped fight to make free from therule of the Ehglish who sent their excess population here to take the natural resources and mineral wealth for the homeland?
Do they betray their own ancestors by not seeing Marxism for the threat to their continued progress? Their race´s image to the rest of the world?
The anger now stirring among the foolish NFL protestors is that they must now choose between money and "the cause". To rebuild they craft and livlihood or to take it down to make a point of--whatever.
True empowerment comes from self control, self worth attitude and personal self talk.
So who owns the problem that is quickly becoming a stalemate? And who/what an bbring it to detent?
Although player shave a right to express their views and stage protests, they do not have a right to do so wherever and whenever they wish.
Players have contracts to play football. Money to pay them comes from the fans who purchase tickets and from advertisers who pay to broadcast the games in order to reach viewers. Those people paid to watch football, not political statements.
If players wish to protest they are free to call press conferences, rent stadiums or auditoriums and advertise that they will conduct their protest then and there. See how large an audience they draw.
Sorry, Hillary, but you are wrong again. Did anyone ask her about Weinstein and Bill. Maybe they could ask her how the two of them are alike? Ask her about sexual harassment in the workplace. Oh, that´s right. She doesn´t recall anything about that.
No, you old barfly. They are protesting on the job. Their job is to play football, not to use their employers´environment to personally protest. They are well within their right to protest on their own time, but using your workplace and time to stage a protest is not acceptable. It is a cowardly thing to do. If they feel so strongly, let them take it to the public on their own time. If they want to kill the goose that laid the golden egg, they are doing a bang up job.
Ol´ Thunder Thighs gets it wrong once again. She´s a natural for being wrong. Those folks she detests as being deplorable, are the same ones who don´t want politics involved with the NFL. And they talk about how smart she is? Disappear already HRC. Your coronation failed and your time has passed.
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