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NIKE Should Honor Hero Pat Tillman Not Che Guevara Fan Colin Kaepernick
Flopping Aces ^ | 09-07-18 | Daniel John Sobieski

Posted on 09/07/2018 11:27:15 AM PDT by Starman417

Despite Nike’s pompous slogan adorning its new poster child for its corporate insanity and the NFL’s ongoing death wish as both slap our military veterans and the flag and freedoms in the face, former quarterback Colin Kaepernick has sacrificed nothing compared to those who risked their lives for this country and its freedoms like former Arizona Cardinals star Pat Tillman.

While some who would diminish and denigrate his genuine heroism and patriotism like to point out that Tillman was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan, the fact remains that willingly gave up a lucrative Hall of Fame career to put his life on the line for his country.:

Former Arizona Cardinals safety Pat Tillman was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for leading his Army Rangers unit to the rescue of comrades caught in an ambush.

Tillman was shot and killed in Afghanistan while fighting "without regard for his personal safety," the Army said Friday in announcing the award….

The Silver Star, awarded for gallantry on the battlefield, is one of the most distinguished military honors….

Tillman's group was already safely out of the area, but when the trailing group came under fire he ordered his men to get out of their vehicles and move up a hill toward the enemy.

As Tillman crested the hill he returned fire with his M249 automatic weapon, a lightweight machine gun.

"Through the firing Tillman's voice was heard issuing fire commands to take the fight to the enemy on the dominating high ground," the award announcement said. "Only after his team engaged the well-armed enemy did it appear their fires diminished.

"As a result of his leadership and his team's efforts, the platoon trail section was able to maneuver through the ambush to positions of safety without a single casualty."…

Tillman, 27, walked away from a three-year, $3.6-million contract offer from the Arizona Cardinals to join the Army in 2002.

Greater love hath no man than he lay down his life for his friends. Kaepernick was last seen running to the bank to deposit his Nike checks while muttering something about oppression, racism, and social injustice. Yet, like many of the social justice warriors now prevalent in the NFL, Kaepernick never took a knee as young black men were being slaughtered with impunity on the streets of Chicago and other inner cities under President Obama. Now he and his ilk conjure up imaginary conspiracies of police to murder as many black men as they can. As Fox News host Sean Hannity rightly observed:
"'Sacrificing everything' is not a multimillionaire social justice warrior whose greatest feat of bravery [is] kneeling on a football field," Hannity said.

He said soldiers, law enforcement officers and firefighters are the ones who truly sacrifice everything.

"There are millions of men and women who have really sacrificed everything for strangers they didn't even know, so the world, this country, could be a better, safer, freer place" Hannity said.

"There are plenty of heroes in this country that Nike could feature, but [a] Castro-loving ... cop-hating, ex-three-year-backup quarterback is not one of them."

Everybody is free to pick their own heroes but Kaepernick, who complains about oppression and social injustice as he once defended Cuban oppression while sporting t-shirts honoring Cuba’s Communist murderer Che Guevara, dictator Fidel Castro’s right hand man:
When the reporter, who hasn't been named, pressed Kaepernick specifically on Castro's history of oppression, he replied: 'One thing that Fidel Castro did do is they have the highest literacy rate because they invest more in their education system than they do in their prison system, which we do not do here, even though we're fully capable of doing that.'

The reporter replied: 'He also did something that we do not do here: he broke up families, he took over a country without any justice and without any election'.

Excusing the oppression and tyranny of a Communist dictator who denied his people freedom of speech, press, religion, movement as thousands languished in Cuban jails is on par with Kaepernick’s ignoring that most of the injustice he bemoans happens in cities run by progressive liberal Democrats like the Chicago of Barack Obama and the soon-to-be former mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel, who abandoned his reelection campaign after Chicago blacks told him to get lost.

(Excerpt) Read more at Floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: kaepernick; nfl

1 posted on 09/07/2018 11:27:15 AM PDT by Starman417
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2 posted on 09/07/2018 11:31:42 AM PDT by apocalypto
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Kaepernick is a cop-killers-supporting communist.

Here's the proof...

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Kaepernick social media posts laud Black Lives Matter, Black Panthers,...

August 30, 2016
FoxNews.com

'History!' Kaepernick wrote on Instagram Oct. 15 [2015], when he marked 50 years since the Black Panther Party was founded.

Kaepernick has posted 170 photos or videos on his Instagram account in the four years since he created it. Most of his first 128 posts were pics of him in football gear, publicity photos or shots taken with friends.

But 31 of his last 42 posts have strong social justice connotations, often featuring quotes from radical Nation of Islam leader [communist] Malcolm X, Black Panthers founder Huey Newton and cop killer Assata Shakur [aka, communist-revolutionary JoAnne Chesimard]

During a Sunday news conference about the flag flap, Kaepernick dressed in a black hat with a large, white “X” and a T-shirt that featured photos of Cuban despot Fidel Castro and Malcolm X.”

http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2016/08/30/kaepernick-social-media-posts-laud-black-lives-matter-black-panthers-since-dating-activist-dj.html
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Here's a close up of the jerk's shirt. It reads "Like Minds Think Alike" (Fidel Castro and black radical/communist Malcolm X)

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“With the 49ers visiting the Dolphins this week, San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick engaged in a conference call with members of the South Florida media. However, one reporter wanted to discuss something that happened in August, when Kaepernick wore a shirt that appeared to show support for Fidel Castro, which led to a tense exchange.

The shirt depicted scenes from a 1960 meeting between Castro and Malcolm X, and it bore the phrase, “Like minds think alike.” Kaepernick wore it to a news conference after the 49ers’ third preseason game, which was when his refusal to stand during the national anthem became a major national story.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2016/11/24/colin-kaepernick-grilled-by-miami-dolphins-reporter-over-fidel-castro-shirt/?utm_term=.1db56249b83a
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From the Maoist Internationist Movement:
[1960s/original] Black Panther Party [BPP] Archives
From the article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROES

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"On May 1st, May Day [1969], the day of the gigantic Free Huey [Newton] rally, two of Alioto's top executioners vamped on the brothers from the Brown Community who were attending to their own affairs. These brothers, who are endowed with the revolutionary spirit of the Black Panther Party defended themselves from the racist pig gestapo [the police].

Pig Joseph Brodnik received his just reward with a big hole in the chest. Pig Paul McGoran got his in the mouth which was not quite enough to off him.

The revolutionary brothers escaped the huge swarm of pigs with dogs, mace, tanks and helicopters, proving once again that "the spirit of the people is greater than the man's technology."

To these brothers the revolutionary people of racist America want to say, by your revolutionary deed you are heroes, and that you are always welcome to our camp."

Source: Maoist Internationist Movement
Article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS (May 11, 1969)
http://web.archive.org/web/20060717050055/http://www.etext.org/Politics/MIM/bpp/index.html
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'History!' Kaepernick wrote on Instagram Oct. 15 [2015], when he marked 50 years since the Black Panther Party was founded.

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"Huey Percy Newton (February 17, 1942 – August 22, 1989) was an African-American political activist and revolutionary who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966. He continued to pursue an education, eventually earning a Ph.D. in social philosophy.[1][2] In 1989 he was shot and killed in Oakland, California. ..."

"As a student at Merritt College in Oakland, Newton became involved in politics in the Bay Area. He joined the Afro-American Association (AAA), became a prominent member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, Beta Tau chapter; and played a role in getting the first African-American history course adopted as part of the college's curriculum.

He read the works of Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, Frantz Fanon, Malcolm X, Mao Zedong, Émile Durkheim, and Che Guevara.

During his time at Merritt College, he met Bobby Seale, and the two organized the Black Panther Party for Self Defense in October 1966.[3]"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_P._Newton

Backup link:

https://web.archive.org/web/20171125112853/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_P._Newton

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Meet the [35] Police Officers Murdered by the Black Panthers [and BP offshoot Black Liberation Army]

The Professional Gunfighter
Posted in: News, Politics, Terrorism

Below are the names and photos of 35 Police Officers who were murdered by the Black Panthers and the subsequent Black Liberation Army in the 60s, 70s and 80s [click link for list and details].

The Black Liberation Army was an organization that grew out of the Black Panther Party, composed of former Black Panther Party members, operating from about 1971-1980. Another two police officers on the list were murdered by the Weather Underground, a domestic terrorist group with ties to the Black Liberation Army.

Despite this readily available information, today the internet was full of articles criticizing those who were upset by Beyonce’s Super Bowl Halftime performance, and questioning how anyone could be upset over a woman “affirming her blackness.” Their analysis couldn’t have been more off.

We have no issues with someone “affirming their blackness” or any other identity they want to affirm. We do take issue when people pay homage to a group that used terrorism and violence to promote racism and revolutionary socialism – a group that murdered dozens of police officers in cold blood.

As you scroll through the list of officers below, look at their photos and read their stories. Among these officers are black men and white men. Rookies and veterans from across the country. Most were killed in unprovoked attacks and ambushes. They all left behind families….

Perhaps Beyonce, someone from the NFL, and someone representing CBS, could read through this list and tell us if they still stand by their decision to honor the Black Panthers during the Super Bowl. Then perhaps they could explain their answers to the surviving wives and children of these fallen officers. ...”

https://progunfighter.com/murdered-by-the-black-panthers/


3 posted on 09/07/2018 11:32:33 AM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, REAL Russia collusion! Uranium-One Deal, Missile Defense, Iran Deal, Nukes: Click ETL)
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To: Starman417

Nike should honor or promote whomever they want - and reap the harevst of their choice.

I thought Pat Tillman died from friendly fire. At least that was what articles said years ago.


4 posted on 09/07/2018 11:48:07 AM PDT by b4me (God Bless the USA)
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Nike chooses a man who thinks cops are pigs as their spokesman. I choose not to ever buy or wear their products.


5 posted on 09/07/2018 12:04:54 PM PDT by Midwesterner53
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To: Starman417

The latest leftist rage in defense of Nike and Cupcake Kaepernick:

“Nike doesn’t need America anyway. 60% of their market is overseas, and they are appealing to a new demographic”.


6 posted on 09/07/2018 12:08:35 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs
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To: Starman417

Nike knows it’s customer’s, you would think the NFL would have been smarter.


7 posted on 09/07/2018 12:09:16 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration
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He did, but what does that matter?


8 posted on 09/07/2018 12:10:02 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration
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To: Starman417

Nike probably wanted the image of being the brand a lot of mainstream whites would never wear. The NFL owns the problem now. Those mainsteam whitefolk used to buy NFL tickets and gear.


9 posted on 09/07/2018 12:23:59 PM PDT by grania (It's Them vs Us)
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To: Starman417

Pat Tillman would be the best and obvious choice to represent sacrifice but Nike wasn’t after that at all. They have proven themselves to be radicalized leftists with a chip on their should just like the punk they did get to be the fake face of sacrifice. Like he ever sacrificed anything.

The entire country is splitting down ideological lines. At what point do we split up so all leftists live in certain states and all conservative patriots live in others with special permits needed to enter.

In a perfect world all leftists would move to Mexico or Canada and beyond leaving us normals here to live regular normal lives. It would be great to get the west coast back.


10 posted on 09/07/2018 12:59:54 PM PDT by Boomer
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Champion is better...so is Russell...Sneakers, I can get them at WalMart for 14 dollars...


11 posted on 09/07/2018 1:15:01 PM PDT by Deplorable American1776 (Proud to be a DeplorableAmerican with a Deplorable Family...even the dog is, too. :-))
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I have an idea to honor Pat Tillman. Never buy Nike apparel again.

JoMa


12 posted on 09/07/2018 2:06:31 PM PDT by joma89
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13 posted on 09/07/2018 4:31:57 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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