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originally posted by: FraggleRock
While they are at it then they need to shut down all concessions during the anthem as well. If the national anthem is the single most important thing in the history of the universe then it's only right to make sure that every individual present within the stadium is recognizing it's glory.
originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: Blaine91555
Technically their franchise is their employer. The NFL is just the governing body.
I'm pretty sure there are plenty of people out there that flaunt OSHA regulations that don't get fired.
originally posted by: toysforadults
For the lefties that dont understand basic economics its real simple
Veterans and conservatives do not like it when people kneel during the national anthem
They have more money and spend more money on NFL tickets and products and there For the owners of the teams realized during last years protest that in order to not lose billions in revenue they need to mandate policy to doesn't scare off their revenue sources
originally posted by: Willtell
Everybody’s so patriotic; too bad few here understand the very meaning of the flag
originally posted by: Edumakated
Why can't the NFL just grow a pair and state employees are required to be on the field for the national anthem. If the players don't like it, they can go find a new job.
originally posted by: Cancerwarrior
originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: network dude
Sports is just entertainment. I don’t know why we even have the national anthem played with U.S. teams. At the Olympics - I get it.
We don’t play the national anthem right before a movie starts at the cinema, or at the opera or ballet. Why do it before a football game?
Because people that watch football are usually god fearing beer drinking red blooded Americans. Maybe not so much the Opera people.
They don’t want to see a bunch of black guys getting paid millions to throw around a damn ball talking about what a racist country they live in.
This is the only country in the world that will pay millions for them to play football. The rest of the world doesn’t care.