Trump Is Taking His NFL Feud to a New Level of Racism

Cavs Owner Gets'Vile Voicemails After LeBron's'Bum Tweet

Cavs Owner Gets'Vile Voicemails After LeBron's'Bum Tweet

Following remarks from President Donald Trump in Alabama last Friday about firing NFL players who would not stand for the national anthem before games, a whole host of players, owners and coaches participated in pregame demonstrations in Week 3.

Speaking with Fox & Friends on Thursday, the celebrity-in-chief said that National Football League owners, many of whom he calls "friends", are "afraid of their players".

"We are in a situation where we have to do something".

And I don't think we're on very firm ground when we insist that the owners should not allow them to protest publicly before the game starts, because the players are at work, and you know they're not supposed to take work time to protest. "I couldn't even believe it", he added. They died for the right of these highly compensated National Football League players to exercise their right to disrespect the flag, but they also died for the right of those to not buy their product. Out of respect and gratitude for our fellow countrymen and the American principles we all hold so dear, Americans have a moral duty to stand during the national anthem and respect our great flag.

Trump did not identify any of the friends. "He's fired, '" Trump said to a chorus of cheers and yahoos. Not only have more NFL and college football players joined Kaepernick, but even NFL owners have taken a stand behind their players and their right to protest.

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When asked a year ago what his plans were with the protest action he had taken, Kaepernick said: "I'll continue to sit". They are taking a knee to protest a justice system that says that being Black is enough reason for a police officer to fear for his or her life. Sunday's widespread kneeling was referred to as "unity", when a majority of players did not participate. He said the Sunday and Monday protests were disrespectful to all Americans who have died or been injured while fighting for the United States. These distracting comments along with the discourse of anthem protests change the narrative from why the players started kneeling in the first place.

Flights were also offered with a price tag of $100, so by this time next year, if I haven't flown by then, I may take the plunge and go up for the first time. Their owner, Art Rooney II, released a statement stating that the team staying in the tunnel this past week was not meant as an anthem boycott.

"You can not have people disrespecting our national anthem, our flag, our country", Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for a trip to Indiana. They are highly respected symbols in the country in which they live.

The top Republican in Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, did not address Trump's latest comment on Thursday but said he believed NFL players' decision to kneel while the national anthem played at games was misguided.

Pulling a page from messages delivered by religious, social and even sports leaders in the Civil Rights Movement - such as Martin Luther King Jr. and National Basketball Association player Bill Russell - Sherman suggested if the protests make some people feel a little, or a lot, uncomfortable, then good. "This is about the President and millions of American being for something" - like "honoring our flag". They violate traditions that are sacred to me and to most people I know. I will always stand and salute Ol' Glory until the end. While a majority of whites, 56 percent, said standing should be required, most Latino adults, 55 percent, and almost half of African-Americans, 48 percent, said athletes should not be made to stand.

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