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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: TheScale
Sir! You offend me! It was my understanding that I could make America great simply by the act of purchasing Trump merch made in China.
originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
a reply to: DBCowboy
I'm not offended by people marching for a cause I have no interest or stake in. Unless it affects me personally or causes harm to anyone I don't care. Hurt feelings are not a reason to cry over.
No. But if the crazies who equate a silent protest during the anthem as treason keep it up, it ain't far off.
originally posted by: muzzleflash
Ok I'm kidding - I don't watch TV hardly ever.
I could care less about all this honestly.
originally posted by: ColoradoJens
This manufactured outrage is so sad, it exposes so much hypocrisy.
The majority of people watch the game on TV. How many of you who are so outraged stand, take off your hat, and put your hand over your heart in your living room when it is played? I'd say a small minority.
If the anthem is not played on TV, are you outraged and feel the need to contact the TV networks? Are you angry when the anthem is not played at a concert or a play? Is your outrage selective like that?
I've been around a lot of football fans, both sides of the political spectrum and in 25 years have never once seen someone stand unless they are at the game. And at the game you'll notice a lot of empty seats as fans use the time to get beer and food and go to the bathroom.
Bars? Never. Even for the Super Bowl - usually people say like "Come ON! Get on with it! This is too taking too long!"
People really do like the war planes that fly over, and they love the Navy parachute guys, I'll say that.
But seriously, have you been doing your civic duty and been standing for the anthem, say when you are out shopping and the game is on tv at best buy? Do you report the employees that keep selling TV's during the Anthem? Why not? SHouldn't they be fired for ignoring it?
Do you stand in your home? If no, you need to look in a mirror and ask why you are such a blatant liar with your feelings. That is unless you never thought about it before, which I would surmise comprises 90% of you or more.
Please answer the real question....how many people attending these games stand up for the anthem and flag ??
originally posted by: Lysergic
What will everyone be upset with next week?