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Brendon Ayanbadejo compares Michael Sam to Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks [Gay is the new Black]
upi ^ | 2/10/14

Posted on 02/10/2014 7:07:00 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

"We were there to celebrate his ground-breaking voyage that in many ways is similar to those of Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks," Ayanbadejo says after counseling Sam.

COLUMBIA, Miss., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- According to former NFL player and current Fox Sports analyst Brendon Ayanbadejo, Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam is similar to trailblazers like Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks after he publicly came out as gay prior to the upcoming NFL draft.

Before revealing his secret to the world, Sam was advised by Ayanbadejo, openly gay NBA player Jason Collins, Billy Bean, Wade Davis and Chris Kluwe during a dinner.

(Excerpt) Read more at upi.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexuality; lastdays; nonsequitur; perversion
Hey, all you civil rights old folks....how do you like that homosexuals are claiming your mantle.
1 posted on 02/10/2014 7:07:00 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another clueless “sports analyst” blowhard. I can’t stand listening to these bags of wind.


2 posted on 02/10/2014 7:10:16 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Who the hell is Brendon Ayanbadejo?


3 posted on 02/10/2014 7:10:17 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

One of the hosts on my local sports talk station was predicting that the gay activist crowd is going to turn on Sam for not being activist enough to suit them.

He says that Sam is going to want to spend his time preparing for the NFL Combine and to try and make a roster. And since he is focusing on his career, he will
likely decline requests from gay activist groups to go out
and shill for their issues. Triggering the predictable hissy fits.


4 posted on 02/10/2014 7:12:20 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SoFloFreeper

Would he have made that comparison if the apparent first “openly gay” NFL player was white?


5 posted on 02/10/2014 7:12:28 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: SoFloFreeper

My bible study teacher is black.

He had posted this response on his facebook regarding the comparison.

http://www.faithrhythm.com/audio/bizzle-love-response/


6 posted on 02/10/2014 7:14:32 AM PST by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

~~~COLUMBIA, Miss.~~~

Hey, Moonie-owned UPI ...

Brilliant!!!


7 posted on 02/10/2014 7:16:19 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Between this, the ‘Redskins’ flap, Goodell’s general incompetence, the NFL’s overall embrace of everything PC and incompetent or corrupt officials turning games into WWE matches, I’m about ready to dump the NFL into the same circular file that the NBA went into 30 years ago.


8 posted on 02/10/2014 7:17:16 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yeah, right. Sam’s desire for hairy male anuses should be put up there with civil rights heroes Jackie Robinson and Rosa Parks? America-2014 is one hell of a sick, screwed-up place.


9 posted on 02/10/2014 7:17:22 AM PST by greene66
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To: SoFloFreeper

Michael Sam = Rosa Parks? Uh, no. Sorry but no dice with that comparison. Two percent of the population should not be dictating policy to the rest of the country.


10 posted on 02/10/2014 7:17:46 AM PST by dowcaet
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To: greene66

~~~”Prior to coming out, I would be in a local restaurant with my boyfriend and coaches would come in and I would feel insecure and want to sneak out.”

Read more: http://www.upi.com/blog/2014/02/10/Brendon-Ayanbadejo-compares-Michael-Sam-to-Jackie-Robinson-and-Rosa-Parks/2171392038871/#ixzz2svtZdVvW~~~

~~~America-2014 is one hell of a sick, screwed-up place.~~~

Right you are, I am sorry to say. And it’s accelerating.


11 posted on 02/10/2014 7:19:31 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Paine in the Neck

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12 posted on 02/10/2014 7:24:16 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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13 posted on 02/10/2014 7:24:58 AM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“and Chris Kluwe during a dinner.”

Wast he dinner feces?


14 posted on 02/10/2014 7:25:17 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Dr. Ursus
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15 posted on 02/10/2014 7:26:32 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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16 posted on 02/10/2014 7:27:08 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

lol


17 posted on 02/10/2014 7:29:32 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Army Air Corps
Never liked him. He played at UCLA when they had a chance at the national championship when Cade McNown was quarterback in 1998. UCLA was No. 1 going into their final regular season game against the Miami Hurricanes. They ended up losing the game 49-45 and the loss was the one of the damnedest ones I have ever seen. The UCLA defense, of which Ayanbadejo was a principle member, looked like they were trying to give the game away. They gave up a school record of 689 yards and the way they played was so obviously bad that the FBI actually initiated an investigation of the UCLA football team as a result - See Link.

The FBI looked into accusations of point shaving but didn't find any evidence of that. It later came out that there were tensions on the team between the way coach Bob Toledo had treated the offensive players versus the defensive players and that the defensive players (of whom Ayanbadejo was the principle loud mouth) were upset as a result. I am convinced that Ayanbadejo and several of the other defensive players got together and plotted to throw the game in order to get back at Toledo. I know that sounds far-fetched but if you had seen the game, you would know that something very strange was going on with the UCLA defense during the game. At one point on tape, you can see Bob Toledo going up to the defensive coordinator and asking him what the hell is going on and the defensive coordinator looks at him and shrugs his shoulders and says he doesn't know.

18 posted on 02/10/2014 7:34:28 AM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: F15Eagle

;-)


19 posted on 02/10/2014 7:40:32 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Army Air Corps

An also-ran no-name who thinks he’s something?


20 posted on 02/10/2014 8:02:30 AM PST by darkangel82
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To: SoFloFreeper
Off topic, but I watched a bit of Westminster Kennel Club's new agility competition Saturday night.

The commentator was so passionate, so enthusiastic and knowledgeable of the course and rules. "Good Doggie, Good Doggie", praising each and every one the competitors and lavishing praise on the handlers, more so the males than females. ...his good & close friends.

It was like so obvious the commentator graduated from the Homosexual Speech Academy, he was like so prissy.

Staying tuned in for the dogs and wanting to know who this prissy man was, they finally want to the commentators on camera for commentary.

Low and Behold, it was none other than a grey-haired, prissy, Greg Louganis.

21 posted on 02/10/2014 8:04:47 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SoFloFreeper

Deviant sexual behavior is given the status of race and ethnicity.


22 posted on 02/10/2014 8:08:07 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: SoFloFreeper

This is all about money.
The guy comes out as a homosexual.
Doesn’t get a big contract offer by any teams he tries out for.
Oops here come the lawyers....
Hey, you people are homophobes and did not offer our client a contract that you would have if he wasn’t “gay” so you are going to have to pay up now............


23 posted on 02/10/2014 8:22:40 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bragging rights for being abnormal? Bring back the days of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.


24 posted on 02/10/2014 8:27:36 AM PST by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The same exact media hacks, familiar name by familiar name, who are pontificating the celebration of Sam, could not have been more snarky and mocking of Tebow. It would make a great contrast/storify to see the tweets side by side (from “distractions” (poor excuse if used against Sam, Tebow is a big distraction), to “public pronouncements” (proud gay = good, proud Christian = please keep it to yourself). The hypocrisy is amazing. Thank you, Google.


25 posted on 02/10/2014 8:30:59 AM PST by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

It will cost him money, I would have to think. NFL football is a team sport and xtremely competitive. Distractions can cost a franchise and an individual player trying to make the NFL.


26 posted on 02/10/2014 8:41:07 AM PST by ghost of nixon
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To: vbmoneyspender

I knew this Ayanbadejo character was a bad egg. Yes I remember the Miami debacle. Any athlete that would put petty grievances above a shot at a national championship is an odd and twisted person and a rotten teammate.


27 posted on 02/10/2014 8:46:20 AM PST by ghost of nixon
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hey big boy, wanna play some flag football ?

Note the lack of typo.


28 posted on 02/10/2014 8:49:25 AM PST by Para-Ord.45 (Americans, happy in tutelage by the reflection that they have chosen their own dictators.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Reverend Al and Jesse Jackson will come out soon and get married so they can keep hustlin’..


29 posted on 02/10/2014 8:50:12 AM PST by IamConservative (There is no place like 127.0.0.1)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Homosexuals are doing something wrong. Blacks are not doing anything wrong. That’s the difference!


30 posted on 02/10/2014 8:51:58 AM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: ghost of nixon
More background on that game - Divided on the brink of greatness
31 posted on 02/10/2014 9:16:49 AM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: SoFloFreeper

Actually, the biggest problem with this analogy is that there is no recent history of any gay person being rejected from the NFL or any other sports team.

The pro-Gay folks might say it is because nobody knew (which is the interesting thing about being gay, most people won’t know, it isn’t like your race or sex).

But if you don’t live in the closet, people would figure it out. And it is widely stated that there are currently gay athletes, that they are known to their peers, and that nobody really cares, and they keep it quiet.

Just like Missouri kept this quiet when the entire team knew.

It is highly unlikely that even a significant minority of fans would refuse to buy a ticket or to support a team that had an openly gay member. So again, there is really no analogy to the real problems that black athletes experienced in the past, with teammates ignoring them, teams refusing to hire, coaches refusing to teach, and referees treating poorly regarding fouls.


32 posted on 02/10/2014 10:33:45 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: ConservativeMan55

Thank you for posting that!


33 posted on 02/10/2014 11:56:59 AM PST by Waryone
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To: Waryone

bttt no prob!


34 posted on 02/10/2014 12:27:45 PM PST by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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