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NAACP Calling For Boycott Of NFL, Atlanta Falcons

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posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:17 AM
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a reply to: Gothmog

It's called "entitlement" and that is really all the NAACP spews-they have outlived their usefulness.

Atlanta is a big sports town-their threats are just funny and sad.




posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:26 AM
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In taking a knee during the National Anthem , it is just more practice for the game style of Colin



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:27 AM
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originally posted by: Justso
a reply to: Gothmog

It's called "entitlement" and that is really all the NAACP spews-they have outlived their usefulness.

Atlanta is a big sports town-their threats are just funny and sad.

Damn, the way Colin plays , he needs entitlement.....
Took the 49ers from one of the first to one of the worst....

edit on 8/20/17 by Gothmog because: (no reason given)


BTW , try being a Steeler's fan in the State of Georgia...
edit on 8/20/17 by Gothmog because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:31 AM
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a reply to: infolurker


From your news quote...

""This is a demand and if Mr. Kaepernick is not allowed to pursue his career, then on September the 17th, at 5:00, we are going to have the world's largest tailgate, and that tailgate will not go into Mercedes-Benz Stadium. We will take a knee, and we will continue to take a knee on the NFL until they act with one voice.""

You think one of the domestic terrorist media organizations, like CNN or MSNBC, will be there make this protest look mean and effective? How do you make 20 people kneeling outside the stadium entrance look like a big deal? Particularly if game attendees think they're beggars, and drop dollar bills before them.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:34 AM
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originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: infolurker


From your news quote...

""This is a demand and if Mr. Kaepernick is not allowed to pursue his career, then on September the 17th, at 5:00, we are going to have the world's largest tailgate, and that tailgate will not go into Mercedes-Benz Stadium. We will take a knee, and we will continue to take a knee on the NFL until they act with one voice.""

You think one of the domestic terrorist media organizations, like CNN or MSNBC, will be there make this protest look mean and effective? How do you make 20 people kneeling outside the stadium entrance look like a big deal? Particularly if game attendees think they're beggars, and drop dollar bills before them.

They better not take a knee in the line leading to the Falcon's game. That would not end well....
In Atlanta we spend 1 hour making the 10 mile trip home...unless we drive over the cars in front of us
Peace....



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:46 AM
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a reply to: Gothmog

10 miles in an hour? Must be flying. More like a mile an hour.

Seriously though, one patient city. Heads would be rolling in NYC or PHL or even DC for that.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 12:56 AM
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The fact is Colin is not a very good QB.
He is ok in a read option system.
The problem is the read option does not work in the NFL.
He is not a NFL starting QB. He just isn't.
It has nothing to do with his virtue signaling.
If he was good, he would be on a NFL roster.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 01:01 AM
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a reply to: infolurker

I'm not going to jump on the band wagon. Like many have arguing it's all about him. His stats are not as bad as everyone trie's to claim. He's actually a decent quaterback. He isn't starting material at least not yet but he's better then many of the second string qyaterbacks on the roater. However Seattle is taking a serious look at him as their second string.

Now does his attitudes make things more difficult of course they do he's not a top rated quaterback. So he can easily be replaced with someone who is less contravertial. So from a business standpoint only makes sense. If Seattle doesn't take him his career is over some argue maybe it's time. But I'll say this he's still young and gas potential but he needs to learn to keep his mouth shut.

He has every right to say what he likes but when you represent a team you have to be careful not to hurt their image while using your rights



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 01:12 AM
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Ugh.....


What?

The NAACP want to force the Falcons to hire Colin Kaepernick?


Do they KNOW that Atlanta's quarterback was the league's Most Valuable Player last year?

You can't make this crap up.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 01:24 AM
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originally posted by: Tempter
Ugh.....


What?

The NAACP want to force the Falcons to hire Colin Kaepernick?


Do they KNOW that Atlanta's quarterback was the league's Most Valuable Player last year?

You can't make this crap up.


It doesn't matter to those with agendas.
The fact that he is a backup QB at best makes no difference to them.
It's always about something that it isn't when it suits whatever the hell they want it to.


It's out of control and needs to be stopped.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 01:30 AM
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Speaking of "out of control"...

North Carolina NAACP President Dr. Rev. William Barber said Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy” that “rolling back health care and living wages” was what white nationalists want.
Full Article Here - www.breitbart.com...

Who are "White Nationalists"? Wouldn't rolling back healthcare, and living wages, hurt them too?



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 01:41 AM
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originally posted by: Caughtlurking
a reply to: Gothmog

10 miles in an hour? Must be flying. More like a mile an hour.

Seriously though, one patient city. Heads would be rolling in NYC or PHL or even DC for that.

You did read the part about "unless we drive over the car in front of us..."
Lots of folks have tried. One lady even tried driving over or through my vehicle...once.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 07:51 AM
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originally posted by: majesticgent

originally posted by: seeker1963
Yea, let's pay idiots who play games and earn millions while people who actually contribute to society like scientists, doctors, etc etc


They get paid millions because the owners make billions off of their talent. What they get paid is minuscule compared to what the owners are raking in.

Also there's the fact that Eric Reid kneeled with Kaepernick:




Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid Kneel During National Anthem Before MNF vs. Rams

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Eric Reid is still on the roster as a 49er in the NFL because he's a good player and Kap was cut because he is no longer good. He remains a free agent because he is no longer good.

I can't get behind the NAACP on this one, and there a lot more important matters to attend to anyhow!


Easy answer is they should not be fools then and play for pay to help them. Either be a fool and earn millions of dollars as the players think they are doing or enjoy how poverty and or lower to middle class wage earners live. I enjoy the game enough to take the millions and the risk of injury. For that kind of money I would make more than my scientist salary for my lifetime than in one season and I would thank God for the chance to make that money like so many do.




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posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 07:55 AM
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Of coures, Eric Reid also didn't turn himself into the constant media circus Kaep became.

What Kaepernick needed to do was keep his head down and learn to play better. You need to be really good at what you do before the world will at least tolerate your antics.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 08:19 AM
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originally posted by: Caughtlurking
a reply to: Gothmog

10 miles in an hour? Must be flying. More like a mile an hour.

Seriously though, one patient city. Heads would be rolling in NYC or PHL or even DC for that.


I think you read that wrong.....OP was talking about sitting In a traffic jams in his car, and it takes an hour to drive 10 miles to the stadium.....



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 08:40 AM
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Niners fan here, know all about this. Kap didn't start this protest until after he was benched for inconsistent play. nothing to do with race relations within the NFL. It started as an attention grab and took off. Many players are still sitting. No problem. Good luck taking on the NFL. Powerful organization.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 10:25 AM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
If the NAACP wants to protest over some player not getting to play. Could they at least pick one who's any good?

Kaepernick just isn't.


And why just the Falcons, who have a good QB? Protest Jacksonville or the Jets who have no QBs.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 10:39 AM
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a reply to: pavil

Probably cause ... Atlanta = hot bed of the South and all.



posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 01:55 PM
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He was offered a one year $900,000 contract by a mystery team to come in and prove he is a better quarterback than he has shown over the past 3 years. He turned that down, NFL Insiders reveal, because he wanted to stoke the flames of, and draw more attention to, his cause and thought other offers would be forthcoming. The mystery team rescinded their offer after that and went in a different direction.

He is also not signed, because he is terrible at what he does and has overvalued himself on the open market. He couldn't hit the broad side of a barn with his passes, yet he thinks he should be a starter somewhere making 8 figures a year. -- His talent level doesn't come close to one that would justify a team having to deal with that type of contract along with the additional baggage that comes with him. He is less a player in that respect, and more a distraction. A lightning rod. Teams are focused on winning football games and making money. Not societal battles. They don't want the type of distraction and scrutiny he would surely bring. And rightly so.

The NAACP has become a caricature of itself anymore and are bordering on irrelevance if they continue to back these misguided causes.

Colin Kaepernick did this to himself. No one else is to blame here. He put himself and his cause ahead of his career. Move on and let him fade from public view. His 15 minutes of fame are over. He lost any credibility and validity to his views when he hypocritically wore a Che Guevara (a huge known racist) t-shirt to a press conference one day, and championed the man and his communist philosophy.

That told me he doesn't know WHAT he is protesting. He's just an attention whore. And now an unemployed one at that ...
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posted on Aug, 20 2017 @ 03:06 PM
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This is terrible, I hope the NFL doesn't give in to them.




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