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  • Video Of Vikings Standing In Respect To Anthem circa 1973

    11/19/2017 8:42:11 AM PST · by OneVike · 33 replies
    In this video, you will see the Minnesota Vikings standing at attention and the fans all singing the national anthem. It was Dec 1973, and the Vikings were set to play the Cowboys for the NFC Championship. The Vikings would win and go on to their 2 Superbowl where they lost to the Miami Dolphins. Grant always had the Viings doing this, from the first day he took over as coach in 1967. As for Kaepernick, back in April, Bud Grant didn’t mince words when asked about his actions. “He’s trash,’’ said Grant. “But this is a free country....
  • (WONDERFUL NEW COUNTRY SONG) Take a Knee...My *ss

    11/17/2017 6:29:01 PM PST · by doug from upland · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11-2017 | Neal McCoy
    YOU WILL LOVE THIS SONG!
  • Austin mayor boycotting Veterans Day Parade where Confederate flags will fly

    11/09/2017 4:08:56 PM PST · by bgill · 34 replies
    kxan ^ | Nov. 9, 2017 | Jacqulyn Powell
    Austin Mayor Steve Adler announced he will not participate in this years Veterans Day Parade, held Saturday on Congress Avenue, because some groups signed up to march will be carrying the Confederate flag. Veterans Day should only be about honoring United States Military Veterans, Adler said in a statement Thursday morning. Symbols of racism, Civil War secession, and white supremacy should not be forgotten or erased, but they need to be remembered and studied in museums and classrooms not cheered and applauded in parades.
  • Giant Tucson American Flag Burned By Protesters

    11/06/2017 8:25:14 PM PST · by \/\/ayne · 22 replies
    James T Harris Radio Show ^ | 11/06/2017 | \/\/ayne
    Heard on the James T Harris radio show today that Tucson's 20 X 30 foot giant American Flag at Quebedeaux Mitsubishi here in Tuscon on Speedway was burned at 4:30 in the morning sometime this weekend by vandal protesters who got away - for now. They did severe damage to the pole and left a huge pile of ashes on the sidewalk. The family has flown a big flag at their car lot since 1958. The arson squad was summoned and examined the scene. I'm assuming this is part of Antifa's big resistance weekend. Quebedeaux Mitsubishi was astounded by the...
  • Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is invited to a meeting with Roger Goodell and Colin Kaepernick

    10/29/2017 10:38:12 AM PDT · by mairdie · 84 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 29 October 2017 | Matthew Wright
    The NFL's Player Coalition has set up a meeting with Houston Texans owner Bob McNair following comments he made likening players to 'inmates' while commenting on the national anthem protests. NFL insider Ian Rapoport released a statement from the group stating that the meeting would take place on Monday in Philadelphia. Included will be Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL quarterback who began protesting against police brutality by kneeling during the anthem, and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. 'Many players have been deeply troubled by the disturbing comments made by Texans' owner Bob McNair,' the statement reads. 'It is ironic that such...
  • Video: Student kicks chair underneath fellow classmate who didn't stand during Pledge

    10/27/2017 8:53:42 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    WJLA.com ^ | 10/26/2017 | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    A video published on Instagram shows a student in Westminster, Md. kicking the chair from underneath a peer who didn't stand during the Pledge of Allegiance Tuesday. According to the Daily Mail, the Winters Mill high school student who kicked the chair was disciplined. He can be heard telling his classmate he was being disrespectful, and needed to have his "a** kicked." The Daily Mail reports school officials didn't state whether the student was sitting for a specific reason or protest, though he later posted on social media he was "practicing [his] right to free speech." "I will not stand...
  • Texas Teens Stand Up to Atheists and Defend American Flag

    10/23/2017 10:47:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/23/2017 | Todd Starnes
    The red, white and blue has flown outside LaPoynor High School in LaRue, Texas for as far back as anyone can remember. But instead of 50 stars on a blue field, this flag bears a cross - a symbol of the Christian faith.The Christian flag flies alongside the Texas flag and Old Glory. And that's a big problem for a bunch of out-of-town atheist agitators -- a mighty big problem.The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Wisconsin-based group of atheists, agnostics and freethinkers, sent a letter to the local school district demanding the flag be removed."It is unconstitutional for the school to...
  • Donald Trump releases Stand for the National Anthem Petition (Please sign it link in article)

    10/19/2017 5:58:39 PM PDT · by blueyon · 34 replies
    MSN/New York Daily Times ^ | 10/19/17 | Ari Gilberg
    Donald Trump refuses to take a knee when it comes to countering the wave of national anthem protests across the NFL. President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence released a petition demanding all players and fans stand for the national anthem and emailed supporters asking for signatures Thursday, according to the GOP's website. "The President has asked for a list of supporters who stand for the National Anthem. Add your name below to show your patriotism and support," the petition reads before asking for your name, email and zip code. The petition comes just one day after Trump criticized the...
  • Ann Arbor city council members kneel for Pledge of Allegiance

    10/17/2017 11:51:23 AM PDT · by 198ml · 25 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 10/17/17 | Chris Pandolfo
    Four members of the Ann Arbor city council mimicked the NFL protests and took a knee for the recital of the Pledge of Allegiance during Mondays meeting. According to Mlive.com, Chip Smith, 5th ward; Chuck Warpehoski, 5th ward; Sumi Kailasapathy, 1st ward; and Jason Frenzel, 1st ward were the four kneelers. "I can't speak to what is in each person's heart, but for me to 'take a knee' is an act of attention, of concern, and of respect," Councilman Warpehoski explained on his website. Warpehoski elaborated at the meeting: "And it is in that spirit that I take a knee...
  • Waterville Roofers Pause for National Anthem on the Job {Waterville, Maine}

    10/16/2017 6:59:23 PM PDT · by Enchante · 30 replies
    WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - (PHOTO COURTESY: Michelle Lyons Cossar) A photo of three Maine roofers who paused while the national anthem played at a high school next to their job site is getting a lot of attention on line. The roofers placed their hands across their chests as the anthem was played at Waterville High School during Saturday's football game. The men work for a company in Oakland, but were doing an independent job Saturday. They were close enough to the school to hear the anthem.
  • How Marxism Fueled The National Anthem Protests At Football Games

    10/16/2017 7:50:39 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/16/17 | David Byrne
    Colin Kaepernick and his supporters may not realize it, but their ideas originate in a nineteenth-century German who interpreted the world as a struggle between oppressors and oppressed. When Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, refused to stand for the national anthem in 2016, he probably had no idea what he was starting. But Kaepernick also probably had no idea where his own ideas originated. Like so many left-wing beliefs, Kaepernicks intellectual odyssey begins with the nineteenth-century German philosopher Karl Marx. Marx explained the world through exploitation and oppression. A struggle between oppressor (evil) and oppressed...
  • Cowboys Owner Makes an Anthem Stand: If We Are Disrespecting the Flag, Then We Wont Play. Period

    10/08/2017 7:54:08 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 171 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Oct 2017 | Dylan Gwinn
    Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones has had it with anthem protests. Just how tired of it is he? Tired enough that Jones has now publicly said that if his team doesnt respect the flag, theyre not going to play. Jones was asked by Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, about two Cowboys players who raised their fists at the end of the anthem. Jones said he did not see the raised fists. But then, Jones made a definitive statement about how he wants to see his team to handle the anthem from now on. According to Pro Football Talk, Jones...
  • Texas students told It's the law' to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

    10/08/2017 4:18:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    kiro7 ^ | September 26, 2017 | Bob D Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
    MIDLAND, Texas - A presentation telling students that they have to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance because it's the law has caused controversy at a Texas high school, the Houston Chronicle reported. Juniors and seniors at Midland High School were given a presentation on the Pledge of Allegiance earlier this month, with a slide saying it's the law to stand during the pledge and stay silent during the moment of silence, KOSA reported. It's basically a law, Seth Ortega told KOSA. We need to stand to respect our country, and those who died. A 1943 Supreme Court ruling in...
  • Judson HS student kicked out of class for sitting during Pledge of Allegiance

    10/08/2017 3:12:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    ksat ^ | October 5, 2017 | Jessie Degollado - Reporter
    CONVERSE, Texas - A Judson High School student said his teacher is challenging his silent protest to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance. At only 15 years old, Christian Powell may not be like others his age. More News Headlines Can high schools stop students from kneeling during national anthem? Diocese warns students: Don't kneel during national anthem Congresswoman kneels on House floor to protest Trump's criticism of NFL I watch a lot of news so Im aware of whats going on today, he said. The NFL player protest over police shootings of African-Americans, the riot in Charlottesville and the...
  • 6-year-old admonished for taking a knee during Pledge of Allegiance at Florida school

    10/08/2017 2:59:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    abc ^ | September 29, 2017 | BARBARA SCHMITT
    The mother of a 6-year-old Florida boy who took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday morning criticized the way the school handled the incident. Eugenia McDowell told ABC News that her son knelt down during the daily pledge to the flag at Wiregrass Elementary School in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The incident occurred after a weekend of demonstrations across the NFL in which many players, owners, and teams engaged in peaceful protests by sitting, kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem.
  • KISS Stop Concert to Lead Crowd in Pledge of Allegiance

    10/08/2017 2:49:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    billboard ^ | October 2 2017 | Mary J. DiMeglio
    KISS showed once again that they don't just have stars and stripes painted on their faces -- but on their hearts too. Before their encore Saturday night (Sept. 30) at the Gretna Heritage Festival in Louisiana, the classic rock band requested the audience join them in a display of U.S. patriotism by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. "It's always cool to love your country," frontman Paul Stanley said, according to a report.
  • Substitute teacher takes knee for Pledge of Allegiance, shares political views with elementary kids

    10/08/2017 2:41:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    blaze ^ | October 5, 2017 | Dave Urbanski
    What happened? * A substitute teacher took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance at Russell Street Elementary School in Littleton, Massachusetts, last Thursday morning, WBZ-TV reported. * After her mimicry of recent NFL player protests, the teacher then spoke to students at the public school about her political views, the station said. * The school consists of students from grades 3 through 5, WCVB-TV reported.
  • Texas Senior Sues After Being Suspended for Not Standing for Pledge

    10/08/2017 2:30:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 8, 2017 | Lana Shadwick
    A Texas high school student filed a lawsuit against her school district after and her principal she was suspended for sitting during the pledge of allegiance. Seventeen-year-old India Landry says, I dont think that the flag is what it says it is for, for liberty, and for justice and all that. Its not obviously whats going on in America today.
  • Swiss man's Jack Daniel's flag mistaken for Islamic State banner

    10/07/2017 12:37:15 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 12 replies
    upi ^ | Oct. 6, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    A Switzerland resident said he received a concerned note from an anonymous neighbor who confused his Jack Daniel's flag for an Islamic State banner. The 29-year-old Zurich resident said he put the flag, which bears the white-on-black logo of the Tennessee whiskey maker, on a pole at his house along with a tri-color Italian flag because he found it amusing. The man shared an anonymous letter he received from a neighbor with Swiss daily 20min.ch. "Should we be afraid of you. Are you an IS-sympathizer?" the note reads, using the abbreviation for the Islamic State extremist group. The man said...
  • Equality and the NFL: A Modest Proposal

    10/04/2017 2:31:06 PM PDT · by Interesting Times · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Oct. 4, 2017 | Scott Swett
    Football players who call for equality are throwing rocks from a glass stadium. The NFLs high-paying jobs are only given to men with specific physical skills, while the rest of the people are pushed aside. Its time for the league to start leading by example. The time is right for the NFL Equality Plan. The first step in the plan is to guarantee everyones right to participate in the games. Every player in todays NFL is male, which is obviously unfair. The new balance will be 51% women, 47% men, and 2% transgenders. This means the 53-player roster of every...