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NFL Players Have the Right to Kneel and Americans Have the Right to Boycott

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President Trump has stepped in it. It is the controversy that is coming to a head in which NFL players are refusing to stand at attention when the National Anthem is played. How disrespectful!

I recently recorded a video in which I detailed how the President is wrong, to call for punishment of NFL players who are kneeling during  the Anthem. However, these players have the Constitutional right to do what they are doing. Many in my audience did not appreciate the position I took with regard to this most distasteful, yet legal protest by select NFL players. Here was my take on Trump’s controversial stand.

 

Trump may not recognize these players to do what they are doing and it is a 1st Amendment right. However, I agree with POTUS, Americans who are loyal to their country need to strike back and in this sense, I agree with the President.

Although dissent has to be available to all and these spoiled brat football players have the legal right to do what they are doing, and we need to allow these misguided people to do what they are doing.  However, we have the right to boycott this anti-American league of enttiled football players in an attempt to dry up their revenue sources.

Here are other reasons to boycott the NFL as they are an organization only one notch below organized crime.

The NFL Price Gouges Every Vendor and Fan They Service

nfl greedyWhen my wife supervised concessions in the National Football League’s (NFL) 1997 Super Bowl, as the Arizona’s Operations Manager for McDonalds, the corporation was charged 30% of all profits by the NFL for the privilege of helping the NFL make money. The corporation lost a lot of money as did all the other participants in the NFL Experience and the Super Bowl, directly.

The NFL owners demand that citizens of various communities put up hundreds of millions of dollars to build monolithic stadiums at taxpayers expense.Amazingly, the NFL does not pay tax on its revenues!

Unbelievable: The NFL Is Tax Exempt


nfl tax exemptI know you are wondering if you read the preceding statement correctly? That is correct!

Did you know that the NFL made $9 billion dollars last year? Did you know that the NFL is a tax-exempt corporation and paid no tax on their $9 billion dollars of profit last season! What is wrong with this picture? Adding insult to injury, the NFL extorts money from every city that hosts the Super Bowl.

Hide Your Wallet When the Super Bowl Comes to Town

In the most recent string of NFL violations of the public trust, the NFL used local government to control pricing of hotel rooms in and around the University of Phoenix Stadium where the 2015 Super Bowl was played. Fortunately, for the people of the nearby area in Glendale, AZ., and their Mayor, Jerry Weiers, have told the NFL to go pound sand. Can you believe that the NFL thinks that they have the right to price fix local merchants and the prices that they would charge? Mark it down, on Super Bowl Sunday, the NFL becomes the economic dictators of the host city!

Every time the Super Bowl is played in a city, the residents’ wallets get a little lighter with the corporate welfare demanded by the league for the pleasure of helping the NFL make more money.

The last time I attended an NFL game, a 10 ounce beer cost $10! A dollar an ounce for warm stadium beer! And we thought the Rockefellers were being greedy over the price of oil!

Don’t Try to Smuggle Your Constitution Inside of An NFL Stadium: The NFL or the TSA, What’s the Difference?

nfl tsa same thingPlease remember, as I have reported before, this is the same NFL which is participating in the violation of our constitutional liberties through TSA-type searches. When you go to an NFL game, by default, you give up your Fourth Amendment rights.

The NFL An Accomplice to Tyranny

OMGIn the commission of a crime, if you drive the getaway car and get caught, are you going to jail? You are darn right you are going to jail. Shouldn’t we expect the same of a sports league in which select owners thinks it is OK to aid and abet in the act of kidnapping a child from his or her elementary school.

In Operation Mountain Guardian, we should remember, that this is the same NFL that allowed FEMA to bring school children to the Denver Broncos Sports Authority Field after they were illegally removed from their elementary schools without parental notification or permission. To date, there has been no apology or explanation given. The same thing took place at the New York Giants Stadium as well.

Why would anyone support such an organization?

The NFL Backs Gun Confiscation

"Give up your guns"

Who will ever forget the Bob Costas rant at an NFL game in 2014 when he called for gun confiscation. The people who overpay for the game tickets are not paying to hear the NFL tell everyone that they should give up their guns. Does anyone think it is an accident that the NFL is cooperating to allow their venues to be used as detention centers in times of national emergency?

bob costas fired

It Is Time To Boycott the NFL

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How does one go about boycotting the NFL? Pretty much the same way that one would boycott anything.

1. Not that it will do any good, but write to your Congressman demanding that the tax exemption for the NFL is revoked.

2. Press your State Legislators to pass laws forbidding the use of tax payer money to support corporate welfare for the NFL The billionaire owners can build their own stadiums.

3. Write to all advertisers of NFL televised games and tell them that you will not buy their products as long as they advertise at NFL games.

4. Obviously, everyone should refuse to buy a ticket to an NFL game.

5. Do not buy NFL merchandise

I played high school football and coached at the high school level before moving on to coach college basketball. I love football. It is a brutal game played by tough men. I learned a lot about life and discipline from my football coaches. If you are like me, you do not have to get your football fix from the NFL. Go to a high school game where the competition is genuine and the love of the game is why the athletes play.

Please remember that brave men died to preserve our nation. The NFL is spitting on the memories of these men.

Conclusion

The only reason that American forces attacked Guadalcanal in the dark days of 1942 during WWII, was because America needed a victory, any victory. Boycotting the NFL can serve the same purpose.

The forces of the NWO are so omnipresent, so powerful that the general public is unable to gain any traction against this tyranny. However, this is a battle we can win. Nobody can force you to go to a NFL football game. Nobody can force you to purchase NFL products. This is what we should have done after the TSA began to sexually assault Americans, refuse to fly. If the American public stood down in the face of tyranny, the airlines and the NFL would go broke and their screams would have been heard all the way to the halls of Congress.

We can accomplish this

The Acronym NFL Should Soon Come to Mean

Not For Long

 

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  1. drbuzzsaw September 25, 2017 at 5:30 am

    I am a disabled Vietnam era veteran and I LOVED NFL football and I watched games EVERY Sunday and Monday and Thursday but when Colin Kuppinick kneeled in disrespect to our veterans who fought and DIED to GIVE him the privileged of making millions of dollars and to be a hero to young people everywhere WELL that was the very LAST NFL game I ever watched. I have never been happier. SO now I take a knee and I pray to the Lord to forgive Colen Kapprneck. And all those other NFL players who unknowingly so arrogantly and knowingly disrespect veterans (alive and dead) everywhere. PLEASE DO NOT WATCH NFL football or buy the products of their sponsors Thank You Tony Lamb Veteran

  2. Bruce Austin September 25, 2017 at 5:55 am

    I stopped watching pro football a few years ago. I see the writing on the wall. NFL makes billions, the stupid ass players make millions and the mostly white audience gets to pay for it all. No surprise, if it wasn’t for the mostly white audiences, football, basketball, golf, hockey, baseball ect would all be bankrupt. Unfortunately, the people if color who make a very good living playing these sports, are to stupid to recognise who is really paying their salaries.

  3. Bob Smtih September 25, 2017 at 6:25 am

    Something people are not talking about enough is the fact that many NFL stadiums were built with tax payer money. That means the citizens were forced to support anti-American activities.

  4. tomnchrist September 25, 2017 at 6:39 am

    I do not like the quasi political connections between the NFL and the Local and Federal Government.
    Looks and smells like the Roman Coliseum games in Roman Times.” Feed the people Bread and Circus, while stealing their Country.
    What exactly are the players protesting? and what do they want the government to do about it?
    It appears the protesters want special privileges for one race.
    Or maybe they just don’t appreciate the sacrifices represented by the red white and blue Flag of America.
    Either way, I won’t honor their protest by watching their games.

  5. D September 25, 2017 at 6:42 am

    Politics have nothing to do with standing or kneeing for the National Anthem. It’s a song of uplifting and rousing a group in a positive light…what happens at the end of the song? Everyone cheers! …or at least that’s the way it has been for decades.

    For athletes – it is a representation of their freedoms to become millionaires for playing a game others like to watch – ONLY in America does this happen in FOUR major sports! Then there is tennis, Nascar, boxing and so on that also play the National Anthem before their events.

    They should only be on their knees thanking God for their ability and opportunity to have such an experience. The problem is these athletes are stupid. They know nothing of what they are doing – listen to the interviews – stupid and uneducated…in London, they stand for a foreign nations national anthem just shows how stupid they really are. So what is it? They want to dish the country that allows them their wealth – and then honor the country that tried to kill us off when we gained that freedom…yes, that’s history, I know but think how absurd it all is – I ask you that question because they, the athletes apparently can’t comprehend. As for their rights? They have signed contracts wherein this behavior violates those contracts – so no, not all athletes have the right to violate their contract by kneeling during the national anthem.

    They need to remember this: They work in the entertainment business and when they stop entertaining “WE the People” will stop watching and they will soon be looking for real jobs where people work and don’t have the luxury of playing and be paid for it.

    Embarrassed in America having once played professional baseball, Dave

  6. Lorelei Vision September 25, 2017 at 7:14 am

    In my humble opinion, there is another insidious ploy behind all the madness. The sports world (NFL in particular) is one of the last bastions for heterosexual males, destroy that bastion and what is left?

    Whatever becomes of this is just another win-win for the NWO/Elitist Cabal who need to take down the last segment of society that stands in their way in the USA, the mainly white hetero male. Stand with the whiny, petulant players, then (imho) you are standing with and condoning entitlement behavior and disrespect for our nation (which the power that be want, not a state secret). Stand with those that are boycotting the whiny entitled players, well, in a sense you are ripping down one of the last bastions of “manhood”, where men can just be men – relax, smoke cigars, drink beer, watch men bash each other and not give a care for a few hours.
    How diabolically clever! Tear down that which you love to protest whiny entitlement turds. Nobody wins except the Elite Cabal who have been engineering the takedown of our nation for decades. Sorry, entitled NFL players are nothing more than mindless, ignorant, hypocrite pawns being used to do the dirty work of the NWO.

    We are a nation that is eating itself, there is no security except for God and Jesus Christ. God Bless…

  7. laura ann September 25, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Tell friends and family to boycott (even watching on TV) all pro football. College football can’t be beat.

  8. Vietkonggook September 25, 2017 at 8:34 am

    Bread and circus scam on the American people. NFL is at the top of the heap in dumbing down the American psyche. They ve been worshipped like gods on earth for too long…They needed to be brought down to end the spell.

  9. Sam September 25, 2017 at 9:06 am

    Dave, I agree wholeheartedly!!!

    We vote with our MONEY. When we give our hard earned money to the NFL it is the same as supporting all they stand for. Shame on us for not thinking! Thank you for your great article!

  10. Captain Pike September 25, 2017 at 9:12 am

    The took the Kaepernick wedge issue, and tripled down on it…. w/BAD revenues and high costs, the NFL was teetering on financial collapse even before all this… now it is confirmed, the NFL is DONE. BTW, would you ever see something like this happen in the NHL…didn’t think so..

  11. Mike September 25, 2017 at 9:14 am

    i cancelled a new car from PIsssberg…Boycott the nfl and THEIR anti-American sponsors ! ret us a

  12. Larry September 25, 2017 at 10:27 am

    Dave, although not directly addressed and thereby requiring the necessity to read between the lines of what you have written, I would take some exception with what you said. The exception has to do with the 1st Amendment freedom the players, owners, and other personnel have to dishonor our National Anthem. No one, Trump included, has denied that right. But reading between the lines of what you have written seems you believe they should have freedom not suffer retribution because of their rights. If this is not what you intended, I apologize; but logically this seems to be the only logical way to interpret what you have said and the only purpose for your addressing this issue.

    Honorable owners also have a Constitutional right to discipline or fire those who play/work for them who act dishonorably. More than ever at this time in our history we need to support patriotism when it is being attacked in favorite of globalism.

    I would also thank you for your work in informing us and defending our country.

  13. Stan September 25, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    ” these spoiled brat football players have the legal right to do what they are doing, and we..have the right to boycott this anti-American league of enttiled football players”

    True so true. When the money starts to dry up then the babyish behavior will also stop. The NFL management, owners and their arrogant bad tempered players will only understand it when the money stops rolling in. Once it dawns on them that the money has dried up then their behavior will very suddenly change. They will then be running around the field carrying the flag and taking the microphone center field to sing the anthem. Please bring the money back. Please. Like utter fools they are killing the goose that laid the golden eggs. They think the fans will put up with anything they do. These whining hypocrites fool nobody. They are overpaid unprincipled greedy materialistic nitwits and they will buckle as soon as their stupidity hurts their pocket book.

  14. Savannah September 25, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    Dave, the President called for the owners to ‘fire’ them. HE DID NOT SAY ANYTHING ABOUT ***government*** punishment of any kind. Of course, they have the right to protest, or whatever. We have the right to boycott and speak out. All President Trump did was speak out, and call for a boycott. No gov action taken. That would be unconstitutional.

  15. Duane September 25, 2017 at 1:40 pm

    Dave, agree with almost everything in this story, except the players legal right to protest! First amend only applies in the public arena, the players are at their place of work, the owners have a legal right to punish players who disrespect the flag. The owners and coaches are afraid to go against the powerful NFL elite; follow the money!
    …Duane

  16. Horatio Harrison September 25, 2017 at 4:39 pm

    The question is not about the RIGHT as you put it. It is about appropriateness. The players have plenty of free time to voice their 1st amendment rights. However we have been taught that everybody should stand up out of respect for flag and for those who fought and died. However recently due to left wing schooling this is ignored Also personally I could get fired if I told my employer I am taking time to protest during work hours which is what players did. So Trump was/is correct.

  17. Jackie Puppet September 25, 2017 at 4:42 pm

    What pisses me off about “protests” like this is that the players have had an entire off-season to address their concerns–scratch that–put their money where their mouth is; and they have a lot of money.

    Roger Goodell’s too chickenshit and lacks testicular fortitude to do what’s right. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has made it pretty clear to his team that he ain’t gonna put up with that nonsense, especially when 5 Dallas law enforcement officers were assassinated in 2016.

    Sports doesn’t play much of a role in my life anymore – it used to, but not anymore; I haven’t heard of one player during the off-season raising “awareness”, or calling for “justice”.

    Were they too busy “recuperating”? Did they take grueling vacations? Make any sizable donations to social causes they believe in?

    That said, there are still too many sports junkie fans waiting to get their season tickets (fix); many teams have a waiting list that can go on for years.

    Maybe I should finally break down, and open a Twitter account, just so I could tell these athletes in a few characters, to let them know who’s number one with a middle finger.

    I guess for today’s game in London, numerous Jaguars & Ravens players took a knee/locked arms together.

    But they had no problem standing when God Save The Queen was played, with a terrorist-supporting London mayor in attendance on the field.

    If the players really feel that strongly about the National Anthem, why don’t they just rush the field, and burn the flags when it’s played? They obviously don’t care about bad publicity…

    And the Steelers stayed in the locker room to avoid the controversy? That’s just as bad, if not worse, than sitting down on the sidelines. At least Alejandro Villanueva had the good sense to disregard his coach.

    Coach Tomlin & the players don’t realize they not only DIDN’T avoid the controversy, they really made themselves look chickenshit and disrespected all those who paid the ultimate price for the flag and country.

    I remember there was a single, solitary college player (from Millikin University if I remember right) that stood alone for the Anthem while the rest of his cowardly, gutless teammates stayed inside the locker room.

    And shame on the Chicago Bears players that were linking arms – they ONLY play at SOLDIER Field!

  18. Michele September 25, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    Thank you Dave. I feel the same way. We don’t watch foortball in our home and have not since I had kids. As a former veteran, I have not stood for the flag for 3 years. Not because of racism, because the flag up there is not the common law flag that our republic was founded on. I don’t stand for that flag because when we walk into a court room it means something totally different that what we were taught. I don’t stand for the flag because the USA We live in now, is not the one founded by the founding fathers. First amendment gives me the right to free speech end if the story….

  19. Sue Jones September 25, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/29/sports/football/nfls-league-office-to-drop-its-tax-exempt-status.html

    Thought you would like this update. Otherwise, it was a great article. I live in the SF Bay area, once held Raiders season thickets for a decade before they went to LA. I’ve also been to a Super Bowl. I love football but I haven’t watched a pro game this season. Want great football? Watch the college games on Saturday. in person or on TV. I’ve got Stanford, UC Bezerkley, Cal State San Jose, and UC Davis within driving range. I also love to go to my son’s alma mater, Univ. of Southern California USC Trojan’s games.

  20. Andrew September 25, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    The NFL rule book specifically requires both teams appear on the field for the playing of the anthem, standing, remaining quiet, and holding their helmets in their left hands. Failure to do so can result in fines, suspensions, and the loss of draft picks.
    The rules are found on pages A62-63 of the league’s game operations manual:
    The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem.
    During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.

  21. Booboo September 25, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    From Jim Stone

    The NFL is disobeying its own rule book.

    All players are required by NFL rules to honor their country before each and every game.
    The rules are found on pages A62-63 of the NFL game operations manual:

    “The National Anthem must be played prior to every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the National Anthem.

    During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”

    EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PART OF THE RULE BOOK IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL AND WOULD NOT STAND UP TO SCRUTINY BY THE COURTS

  22. Tom Jackson September 25, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    Yes Dave, love of country is so important and it is the heartland. It is definitely where your heart is what counts. Look at what normal Americans have to put up with every day when we here what this corupt government is up to. As far as I’m concerned if these SOB’S don’t like it here we’ll give them a one way ticket outa here. Our military doesn’t deserve such disrespect.

  23. Jim Johnson September 25, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    The government has ruled that employees do not have the right to protest while they are wearing a uniform provided by their employer: the uniform is said to give the impression the employer is in favor of whatever their cause is. In the same vein, a soldier cannot wear his uniform when speaking in a church. Similarly, a public teacher or high school coach cannot speak at a church or political rally if he uses his status as teacher or coach to validate his views.
    Players have the right to protest as a private individual but not as a representative of the team.


    EDITOR’S NOTE: MARY BETH TINKER VS. THE BOARD OF EDUCTION OF DES MOINES
    THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BANNED A STUDENT FROM WEARING A BLACK ARMBAND IN PROTEST OF VIETNAM WAR. THE SUPREME COURT RULED THAT THE PROTEST WAS LEGAL. KNEELING DOES NOT DISRUPT ANY MORE THAN BLACK ARMBANKDS. HOWEVER, I AM REPULSED BY THE NFL AND THEIR FLAGRANT DISRESECT TO THE COUNTRY.

  24. dianne bischel September 26, 2017 at 3:36 am

    Well thought out and well written.

  25. Stephen Smith September 26, 2017 at 5:02 am

    I TOTALLY AGREE with everything you wrote here (and said) here, Dave! You hit the nail smack on the head!

  26. Tom Johnson September 26, 2017 at 6:02 am

    I finally came to my senses years ago. When I played sports years ago, it was because I’ loved the games. Now, after listening to almost all of these pros talk, I refuse to watch as these over paid cry babies complain about whatever. Have you ever listened to these barely functional illertates talk? They can barely put a sentence together. Boycott them? People have to do what they think is best. I won’t waste my time on them..

  27. Marti September 26, 2017 at 7:51 am

    As a retired female military veteran, please note both men AND women have given their lives for this nation. I agree the article was well written and your arguments well presented. One thing that is still a question for me, is it required by the ball leagues that players stand when the anthem is played? I have heard both yes and no on this question. While I defend one’s right to free speech, for me the issue is ” what are your job requirements?”. If public protest is prohibited while on the job, then no, they should not be doing this. This is their job, they are on the job site and in a work status. Many employers have work standards that “limit free speech”, but this is while in a work status and perfectly legal. I don’t think the lowest paid Wal-Mart employee would be allowed to use profanity, tell racial or sexists jokes, etc. while on the clock in the presence of customers, and if it were allowed, most people would shop elsewhere. The majority of today’s athletes are over paid no class snobs.

  28. MR Phelps September 26, 2017 at 8:23 am

    I don’t quite agree with you. Players ON the field represent the NFL and team. Many jobs you CANNOT make person gestures on the Job like Police Officers. The NFL ratings were down before this BS that those Networks that bid on televising NFL games might lose money. Next year I bet there is a big decline in season ticket holders!

  29. Tom Douglas September 26, 2017 at 9:56 am

    Bull Crap ! the protest derives its self from black lives matter taking sanctuary as an equal justice protest! This is more propaganda from a Godless left. If God is run out of the public square the the Godless can’t promote their idols !

  30. Barn Cat September 26, 2017 at 10:55 am

    The players have no right to protest. They’re employees at work. Their constitutional right to protest is severely limited.

  31. Sam Adams September 26, 2017 at 11:34 am

    End of story. Stop arguing all this other nonsense. Put this out to the public and let’s ask the NFL to enforce it!

    “During the National Anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking. The home team should ensure that the American flag is in good condition. It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. Failure to be on the field by the start of the National Anthem may result in discipline, such as fines, suspensions, and/or the forfeiture of draft choice(s) for violations of the above, including first offenses.”

    — From the NFL operation rules.

    SO, the players can CONTRACTAULLY Cooperate or suffer the consequences!!! Contracts and rules of the contract are enforceable!!!!

  32. P Vogel September 26, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    I disagree with you in part on this one Dave. I agree that President Trump has bigger fish to fry and needs to learn to choose his battles. This is one he could have left alone. I also agree that even these spoiled, whiny millionaires have a 1st Amendment right to protest. Where I draw the line is that while they do have the right to protest, they do NOT have the right to do it on their employer’s time. When they are in uniform on the field they are representing their employers and their protests should be confined to their own personal time. I understand that most of the owners are going along with or even encouraging this nonsense. However, EVERY taxpaying American is also forced to subsidize these clowns whether we want to or not–even those of us who have never watched nor care to watch pro football. As you have stated in your article, this is a private business of millionaires and billionaires yet they are tax exempt. WHY? Every time they move to a different city they do it so THEY can make more money, yet taxes are always raised so that they can have a new stadium. WHY?

    What really needs to be done here is to remove ALL taxpayer subsidies from this game. We should never have been forced to subsidize them in the first place. Why should the little guy subsidize the millionaires and billionaires? When ALL federal, state and local subsidies are removed from this game, then, and only then, should they be allowed to display their temper tantrums on the field. Then people can boycott them until they either change their ways or fall apart, but until taxpayers are no longer forced to subsidize these clowns they need to behave like respectful adults when they are in uniform on the field. They can protest on their own time.

  33. Stephen Alessini September 26, 2017 at 9:03 pm

    I don’t know, Dave. I think today’s Supreme Court could very well take the owners’ side if they fined, suspended or fired players for not standing for the National Anthem. It would be a 5-4 ruling, no doubt.

  34. Gerard Trip September 26, 2017 at 10:30 pm

    Actually, the NFL handbook clearly states players are to stand for the national anthem .. so they should endure any punishment that accrues to them. I hope there is a massive public boycott of the NFL

  35. Tony G September 27, 2017 at 4:42 am

    I think you’re wrong Dave on the rule being unconstitutional. You know it’s a rule when you enter the league, no one forced you to be an NFL football player or coach. Many businesses have rules which infringe on the rights of it’s people to some extent, however rules in the workplace are there for a reason. If you don’t like them quit. All teams should be that subscribed to the knee should be punished.

    EDITOR’S NOTE: PARDON THE PUN, BUT THE SUPREME COURT TRUMPS THE NFL’S ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES EVERY TIME

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