I’ll preface the following with an admission. I am a huge sports fan. As a child, I learned a lot of important life lessons from playing organized sports. 1,518 more words
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American flags will be reinstalled on fire trucks in an Upstate New York community after a decision to remove them sparked controversy earlier this month. Breitbart News reported that the American flags had been removed from three fire trucks on August 16 after the Arlington Board of Fire Commissioners instructed Fire Chief Tory Gallante to remove them due to safety concerns and possible U.S. 177 more words
Controversy Erupts After NFL Quarterback Converts To Islam and Refuses To Stand for National Anthem...
A controversy has erupted today because San Francisco 49er’s Quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand up during the playing of the national anthem.
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“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” ~ …
Now, suddenly this week, it’s okay to talk about White Supremacy and Race Hatred as part of the presidential campaign. America has been waiting for this moment since at least 1948, when Strom Thurmond led the Dixiecrats out of the Democratic National Convention to seek the presidency on an explicitly segregationist platform — which is what they called White Supremacy in the mid-20th century. 232 more words
Reading about the condemnation of a Croatian soccer player leading the cheer “Za Dom Spremni” got me thinking about why people are up in arms about this. 637 more words