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Obama: Change Coming to NFL to Reduce 'Violence'
Breitbart ^ | 27 Jan 2013, 6:29 AM PDT | by Tony Lee

Posted on 01/27/2013 2:02:59 PM PST by Lazamataz

President Barack Obama said if he had a son, he would have to think "long and hard" before he let him play football and suggested he--along with other football fans--watches football against his conscience. "I'm a big football fan, but I have to tell you if I had a son, I'd have to think long and hard before I let him play football," Obama said.

In an interview with the left-of-center New Republic, Obama said football will "probably change gradually to try to reduce some of the violence" and that may allow fans to not have to "examine our consciences quite as much" while watching the game.

"And I think that those of us who love the sport are going to have to wrestle with the fact that it will probably change gradually to try to reduce some of the violence," Obama said. "In some cases, that may make it a little bit less exciting, but it will be a whole lot better for the players, and those of us who are fans maybe won't have to examine our consciences quite as much."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agenda; athletes; bho44; conscience; football; nfl; sonsofobama; violence
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Is there absolutely ANY American tradition or expression of identity that Obama will not ban??!? This petty tyrant, this pure piece of s**t, MUST BE REMOVED FROM OFFICE.
1 posted on 01/27/2013 2:03:03 PM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

The Pro-Bowl is the NFL played with kiddy gloves and it is the most boring thing to watch.


2 posted on 01/27/2013 2:05:45 PM PST by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: Lazamataz

The NFL is going to be Flag Football in a couple of years.....The America I grew up in is gone.


3 posted on 01/27/2013 2:05:45 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: Lazamataz

O boy, touch football with rainbow uniforms! That’s tho GAY!!


4 posted on 01/27/2013 2:06:07 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Lazamataz

NFL Gayme Day....


5 posted on 01/27/2013 2:06:07 PM PST by freebilly
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To: Lazamataz

I’m not a football fan, but Rush has been saying this was going to happen for years.


6 posted on 01/27/2013 2:06:24 PM PST by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: Lazamataz
We need to ban South Park, because every time Trey Parker and Matt Stone come up with an outrageous and sarcastic overreach by the Barking Moonbat Whacko Liberals to parody... the Barking Moonbat Whacko Liberals decide it is a great idea.
7 posted on 01/27/2013 2:06:29 PM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz

Dear God, the man’s not done evolving yet!


8 posted on 01/27/2013 2:07:18 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Lockbar
I despise football. I really do. I have never once watched a whole game.

But Obama is seriously insane. Seriously.

9 posted on 01/27/2013 2:07:47 PM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz

If Obama had a son, he’d be just like his dad. A pussy.


10 posted on 01/27/2013 2:08:51 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Is this a joke? Seriously, is it? I can’t tell fact from fiction anymore, things are that f*cked up.
*shakes head*


11 posted on 01/27/2013 2:08:57 PM PST by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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To: Lazamataz

Thanks Laz, I gonna show this to my football loving friend who cares nothing about guns or gun bans. Football is his life. Now maybe he will get riled up!


12 posted on 01/27/2013 2:10:22 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Lazamataz

And then after his interview with the New Republic on having to examine his conscience after watching football because of its violence, the president issued a statement celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision which legalized abortion throughout the United States.


13 posted on 01/27/2013 2:10:47 PM PST by MDLION ("Trust in the Lord with all your heart" -Proverbs 3:5)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt; Jim Robinson; humblegunner; Eaker; mylife; BuckeyeTexan; onyx; LUV W; TheMom
Dear God, the man’s not done evolving yet!

By the end of this administration, you just G-ddamn well know that Obama will mandate estrogen injections in all men.

I am not kidding

Not even slightly.

There is something seriously WRONG with this guy, like literally crazy.

14 posted on 01/27/2013 2:10:59 PM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz

Let’s face it, Baraq sucks.

But it’s the tort lawyers that are going to make this happen.

The NFL faces huge liability from former players who have sustained brain damage. They obviously willingly signed up to do this, but that won’t bother juries and judges.


15 posted on 01/27/2013 2:11:56 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: freebilly

SOUTH PARK EPISODE 8 SEASON 16: SARCASTABALL

http://www.southparkstudios.com/full-episodes/s16e08-sarcastaball

Odumbo is randy marsh..


16 posted on 01/27/2013 2:12:10 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Lazamataz

Hey barry, make your daughters play male football, then put them into infantry combat.

You taqiyya deranged bastard!


17 posted on 01/27/2013 2:12:54 PM PST by onedoug
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To: Lazamataz

"Hey you guys...Watch me make the basket."

18 posted on 01/27/2013 2:13:01 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Lazamataz

Stop NFL violence, but not Chicago violence...what a laugh!


19 posted on 01/27/2013 2:14:13 PM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: Lazamataz

The loony tunes that are running cities with murder rates higher than war are telling us how to stop violence?


20 posted on 01/27/2013 2:14:24 PM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Lazamataz
President Barack Obama . . . suggested he -- along with other football fans -- watches football against his conscience.

He's obviously not principled, if he acts against his conscience every week. No will power either.

21 posted on 01/27/2013 2:15:50 PM PST by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: Lazamataz

Why isn’t Obama bringing affirmative action to pro sports? Don’t we need more short guys in the NBA, more disabled baseball players and so on?


22 posted on 01/27/2013 2:16:02 PM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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To: MDLION

Amen!
The title of the article should read,
President announces he has a conscience- 50 million small angels remain skeptical.


23 posted on 01/27/2013 2:16:54 PM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Lazamataz

This is the guy who sent semi-autos to Mexican drug lords to kill civilians.

Let’s discuss your criminal violence, Obama.

Then if there is time left over we’ll discuss the NFL.


24 posted on 01/27/2013 2:18:34 PM PST by Noamie
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Bacteria mutate rapidly, as do viruses.


25 posted on 01/27/2013 2:18:42 PM PST by narses
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To: Lazamataz

If Obama had a son, he would be a ballerina.


26 posted on 01/27/2013 2:19:15 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Lazamataz
"...and that may allow fans to not have to "examine our consciences quite as much" while watching the game."

I've never examined my conscience even one time while watching the game.

27 posted on 01/27/2013 2:19:38 PM PST by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Lazamataz

I want to ban Basketball. Seriously.

Not just because the President adores it - but because of it’s violence and hate.

Who’s with me?


28 posted on 01/27/2013 2:19:59 PM PST by Noamie
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To: beethovenfan

“O boy, touch football with rainbow uniforms! That’s tho GAY!!”

Call it flag football without the “l”.


29 posted on 01/27/2013 2:20:37 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Lazamataz
Obama: Change Coming to NFL to Reduce 'Violence'

Coming your way soon: Obamaball - 4 quarters played in the shower with NFL sanctioned soaped.

30 posted on 01/27/2013 2:21:17 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Noamie

I think the NBA needs to have 60% Caucasion players.


31 posted on 01/27/2013 2:21:34 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Lazamataz

If Obama had a son, he’d probably be a florist or a choreographer.


32 posted on 01/27/2013 2:22:10 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Lazamataz

idiot.

at the same time anyone playing football should not be surprised they are going to get injuries that will affect them later in life.

My God the men who played high school football know this. They walk around with bum shoulders and knees for the rest of their lives, THEY know their bodies are going to be damaged for the rest of their lives, so a guy who plays into his thirties at a higher level for decades can’t guess they’re going to even have more problems?

Not accepting any whining from anyone. Not from anti-American culture hating in the closet gay muslims who watch against their conscience, not from “supposed fans”, not from players.

Either play or don’t play. Either watch or don’t watch. Simple.


33 posted on 01/27/2013 2:24:20 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Lazamataz

Bwaa!HA!HA!!


34 posted on 01/27/2013 2:24:26 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: choctaw man

You mean Baraq isn’t going to send a Million Moms for Gun Control into the Chicago inner city next summer to gather up all the illegal guns?


35 posted on 01/27/2013 2:24:26 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Lazamataz
Butters is a natural! LOL ☺
36 posted on 01/27/2013 2:25:22 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Lazamataz

There is nothing else to say.

37 posted on 01/27/2013 2:25:55 PM PST by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: Lazamataz

I’m convince he is gay. Not surprising that wife of his is like a Saxon guard..


38 posted on 01/27/2013 2:27:23 PM PST by cardinal4 (Constitution? What Constitution?)
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To: Secret Agent Man

You’re using common sense.

That doesn’t play too well in the courtroom.

It’s the plaitiffs bar that is going to change the NFL, not Baraq:

http://nflconcussionlitigation.com/


39 posted on 01/27/2013 2:27:44 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Lazamataz

There is nothing else to say.

40 posted on 01/27/2013 2:28:24 PM PST by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: Lazamataz

There is nothing else to say.

41 posted on 01/27/2013 2:28:24 PM PST by Boiler Plate ("Why be difficult, when with just a little more work, you can be impossible" Mom)
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To: Lazamataz

Likewise. The only good thing about football is the commercials.

But...”take the violence out of the game”? That’s rank insanity on so many levels that there can’t be a discussion.


42 posted on 01/27/2013 2:30:38 PM PST by ctdonath2 (End of debate. Your move.)
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To: Lazamataz

Likewise. The only good thing about football is the commercials.

But...”take the violence out of the game”? That’s rank insanity on so many levels that there can’t be a discussion.


43 posted on 01/27/2013 2:31:07 PM PST by ctdonath2 (End of debate. Your move.)
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To: Boiler Plate

In nobamaworld something is wrong with you if you are normal. Unless you (and your children) are homos, trannies, bisexual, bestialist or any other combo of pervert...you are ABNORMAL. Normal is the new abnormal. You will be punished.


44 posted on 01/27/2013 2:31:50 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

“If Obama had a son, he would be a ballerina.”

Not his kid but his former chief of staff as well as the current mayor of Chicago.


45 posted on 01/27/2013 2:39:45 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: freebilly
Of course the Soccer Moms favorite game is damaging their little Lawn Faeries too.

Heading Soccer Ball and Brain Damage
46 posted on 01/27/2013 2:40:05 PM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: Lazamataz

He starts trying to mess with football, the South will be seceding again...seriously. He’s messing with religion down there.


47 posted on 01/27/2013 2:40:12 PM PST by Marathoner (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Lazamataz; Slings and Arrows

Putting women on the frontline in combat and making football “safer”.

PRIORITIES


48 posted on 01/27/2013 2:43:26 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Lazamataz
... This is mere byproduct of our new healthcare system folks ........ and just one of many millions of new restrictions that will invade the threshold of your lives.

As the soon to be single purveyor of healthcare in this once free nation, it will now in the financial best interest for the government and ruling class to find many creative ways to control the hemorrhaging of money from the once large coffers that funded this country.

.... In short ..... This laughable new free healthcare system will not only bleed us of our hard earned wages ..... it will also drain us of many of the freedoms that we took for granted. It is very sad to think that all we had to do to end this march against our freedoms ..... was to show up at the voting booth on November 6th, 2012 and vote this administration out of power.

49 posted on 01/27/2013 2:43:44 PM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Lazamataz

Expect front line roles opened by decree to women in this too.


50 posted on 01/27/2013 2:44:04 PM PST by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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