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Mich. State Police Docked Pay for Sharing Breitbart Meme Calling NFL ĎAnti-American Degeneratesí
Breitbart ^ | 10/20/17 | Daniel Flynn

Posted on 10/20/2017 11:06:22 AM PDT by Enlightened1

The director of the Michigan State Police shared a meme only to become one.

Colonel Kriste Etue posted a popular Breitbart News Facebook page post on her personal Facebook page in late September that called the NFL national anthem kneelers “anti-American degenerates.” In response on Thursday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, who called the post  “innapropriate,” docked her five days’ pay.

After the Breitbart News Facebook page posted the message on September 24, the Huffington Post noted that conservative news site had “published the top post on the social network by any major American publisher” that weekend. It boasted a greater reach than any such post in the news site’s history. The simple white text on a black background generated more than 250,000 likes, 18,000 comments, and 600,000 shares. Colonel Etue reposted the meme the day it went live.

Those defending the right of NFL players to express themselves on the job showed little tolerance for the top cop offering her opinion on her own time.

Kenneth Reed of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality called the punishment meted out by the Republican governor “not good enough.” He wants Etue fired.

 

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: docked; governor; kristeetue; pay
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1 posted on 10/20/2017 11:06:22 AM PDT by Enlightened1
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Governor Synder disputes her comment? She is right on target with their police hating actions. Shame on the Governor.


2 posted on 10/20/2017 11:08:08 AM PDT by Uncle Sam 911
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To: Enlightened1

Free speech for me but not for thee


3 posted on 10/20/2017 11:12:19 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Enlightened1

“Kenneth Reed of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality called the punishment meted out by the Republican governor “not good enough.” He wants Etue fired.”

I doubt she’ll be fired. She can sue them including the Governor. Sorry homey..


4 posted on 10/20/2017 11:15:40 AM PDT by beergarden
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To: Enlightened1

What about her 1st amendment rights? What, only the rich, spoiled athletic kids get 1st amendment rights? She wasn’t even at work or in uniform.

She should sue. This actually is a violation of the 1st amendment. When the Governor of a state infringes on the rights of a private citizen.....


5 posted on 10/20/2017 11:15:57 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (You couldn't pay me enough to be famous for being stupid!)
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To: Enlightened1

I thought having a vagina was a Get Out of Jail Free Card.


6 posted on 10/20/2017 11:18:18 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Only leftist vaginas have that card.


7 posted on 10/20/2017 11:22:06 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Mr. Mojo

They ARE degenerates. ..sue. She’ll win.


8 posted on 10/20/2017 11:25:44 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Enlightened1

That’s a pay cut for speaking your mind.

Meanwhile, a questionable shooting gets you paid time off during the investigation.

Ironic.


9 posted on 10/20/2017 11:28:00 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (White is the new Black.)
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To: Enlightened1

America hating degenerates describes the NFL to a T


10 posted on 10/20/2017 11:30:56 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Enlightened1

Every liberal is a violent totalitarian thug.


11 posted on 10/20/2017 11:33:59 AM PDT by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: Enlightened1

Need a “go fund me” account set up.

Need to send her a half million or so


12 posted on 10/20/2017 11:34:28 AM PDT by billyboy15
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To: Enlightened1
The text of the post.

Dear NFL:

We will not support millionaire ingrates who hate America and disrespect our Armed Forces and Veterans. Who wins a football game has ZERO impact on our lives. Who fights for and defends our nation has EVERY impact on our lives.

We stand with the Heroes, not a bunch of rich, entitled, arrogant, ungrateful, anti-American degenerates.

Signed, We the People


13 posted on 10/20/2017 11:34:37 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (The Whig Party died when it fled the great fight of its century. Ditto for the Republicans now.)
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To: Tenacious 1

But they would be within their rights to fire her assuming that does violate the contract they have with the police union. BTW, the same applies to team owners who want to fire (i.e. Cut or waive) a player whose actions they deem to be detrimental


14 posted on 10/20/2017 11:35:56 AM PDT by Sir_Humphrey (Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people -Socrates)
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To: Enlightened1; All; Jim Robinson; LS
One does not have to have a subscription to National Geographic to realize Snyder is a bleeping RINO... Boy did he take us to the cleaners when we voted for him.

With that said; Sean Hannity endorsed State Senator Patrick Colbeck for Governor as Snyder is Term Limited.

Also party players in the Senate voted to basically strip Senator Pat of all his power and committee chairmanships.

Me thinks the MI eGOP needs an Enema...

15 posted on 10/20/2017 11:36:11 AM PDT by taildragger (Do you hear the people singing? The Song of Angry of Men!....)
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Q - What’s the difference between a sow with a cowboy hat,
and Frederica Wilson?

A - The sow smells better!


16 posted on 10/20/2017 11:36:46 AM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: Enlightened1

she doubled down and defended her actions... things got too hot and she apologized and made a black caucus “please forgive me” tour.


17 posted on 10/20/2017 11:37:45 AM PDT by stylin19a (Lynch & Clinton - Snakes on a Plane)
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To: taildragger

Do you know if Bill Schuette is running for governor (or any other office)?


18 posted on 10/20/2017 11:38:37 AM PDT by BlueLancer (ANTIFA - The new and improved SturmAbteilung)
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To: taildragger

Any rumblings on Kid Rock? I have a standing request for an interview on his run with his publicists, but nothing yet.


19 posted on 10/20/2017 11:38:58 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually" (Hendrix))
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To: BlueLancer

BL, yes he is w/ PDJT’s endorsement.


20 posted on 10/20/2017 11:48:45 AM PDT by taildragger (Do you hear the people singing? The Song of Angry of Men!....)
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