Colin Kaepernick hastens his exit from the NFL

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  1. Whammy Business

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    Refused to stand for the national anthem, gave the following justification:

    "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color."
     
  2. BiMaleStripper

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    His social stance isn't going to cost him his job as much as his inability to read a defense or throw with any touch will. How the hell does a guy go from what he was in the 2013 playoffs to being behind Blaine Gabbert?
     
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  3. bingbing

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    He makes his WR's feel oppressed.
     
  4. Gaknight

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    Smart of him to do this when he might be looking for a job soon
     
  5. OHW

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    Shut up and play! So uppity, am I right?
     
  6. Hoss Bonaventure

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    Boy don't know how good he gots it. They're all gettin uppity nowadays.
     
  7. Frank Martin

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    It's genius. If they cut him, they're racist and oppress black people.
     
  8. Josey Wales

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    I'm fine with someone using their platform to make that argument. I think not standing for the national anthem is an ignorant way of doing it though
     
  9. HoosDaMan

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    Such a look-at-me bitch.
     
  10. Futureman

    Futureman Check you later kemosabe
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    That should endear him to NFL fans across the country
     
  11. DaveGrohl

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    "Please remember I exist"
     
  12. CUtigers86

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    Nice stance from a bi racial millionaire that by all accounts has a pretty nice life aside from being on a team that won't play him
     
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  13. CUtigers86

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    Nm
     
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  14. OopsPowSurprise

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    Yeah that's going to piss so many people off
     
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  15. OopsPowSurprise

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    Don't agree with the act, but respect his stance and ability to use his speech the way the Constitution intended
     
  16. Corch

    Corch Hmm surprised you didn't know that
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    Has Colon actually done anything to support his beliefs other than sit during the national anthem?
     
  17. hood b. goode

    hood b. goode stick it to the man
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  18. Nandor the Relentless

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    Wish I could be oppressed into signing a contract with $61 million guaranteed and a $12.3 million signing bonus. The contact even pays him $1.125 million this year just for making the roster, it appears. Oppression must really fucking suck.
     
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  19. Daniel Ocean

    Daniel Ocean I only lied about being a thief
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    Yeah nonviolent protest is so fucking ignorant.
     
  20. OopsPowSurprise

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    You can't talk about what you see around you if you're rich?

    Come on fam
     
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  21. bwi2

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    You are astoundingly stupid
     
  22. Lyrtch

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    hmm

    how do I bring up a much richer person(maybe), and far more privileged person, who routinely complains about how shitty America is

    I guess I just did
     
  23. Tony Perkis

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    Dude has always been a faggot
     
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  24. OopsPowSurprise

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    Tried giving him the benefit of the doubt but holy shit
     
  25. BudKilmer

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    He's not saying he's oppressed you moron
     
  26. Hoss Bonaventure

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    That's just different though.
     
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  27. laxjoe

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    Come on
     
  28. OopsPowSurprise

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    See now this is a good point
     
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  29. NothingIsOT

    NothingIsOT Always down for the Kroger parking lot!
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    He's an idiot
     
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  30. AlternativeFactsRule

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    Literally the least he could he do.
     
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  31. Hoss Bonaventure

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    I think taking your hat off during the national anthem is fucking retarded.
     
  32. AlternativeFactsRule

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    You have a bald spot.
     
  33. Hoss Bonaventure

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    I have a full head of long hair. It's a dumb "tradition" that doesn't make any sense outside of it being loosely based on as being a sign of respect.
     
  34. OopsPowSurprise

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    I think every sporting event doesn't need the anthem

    Playoffs yeah. Home opening yeah. big games maybe. Preseason? Nah
     
  35. blotter

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    wonder how many people their beanie off when it's 5 below
     
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  36. NothingIsOT

    NothingIsOT Always down for the Kroger parking lot!
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    Thats a somewhat random thought. I'll keep an open mind. Why is that?
     
  37. dtx

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    [​IMG]
     
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  38. Teflon Queen

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    :facepalm:
     
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  39. OopsPowSurprise

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    It's overkill? Love America but just get the game going if it's like jags-texans in december. Or like the late year cupcake for uf that's been tougher than usual lately, we can just start the game
     
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  40. OopsPowSurprise

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    Watching DeMarcus Cousins post is like looking back at all of us posting in 2010

    Mostly cringeworthy, dumb takes
     
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  41. Hoss Bonaventure

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    Yeah it's an act that's considered a social requirement to show respect for something that you're saluting as a symbol of freedom, one of which is the freedom to choose whether or not someone wants to take their hat off.
     
  42. JohnLocke

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    I give it a year before we have protests to change the flag to something new
     
  43. Lyrtch

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  44. Blu Tang Clan

    Blu Tang Clan Whose moronic idea was it to order dry beers?
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    Yeah, there's a lot of try hard in that guy. He's definitely flying way too close to the sun right now.
     
  45. hood b. goode

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    We can post tweets now?! [​IMG]
     
  46. NothingIsOT

    NothingIsOT Always down for the Kroger parking lot!
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    It's five minutes. It unites the crowd if only for a few minutes. I can agree that it doesn't hold the same meaning in a preseason game, so I can see where you're coming from.
     
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  47. Lyrtch

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    Mix out here like

     
  48. CUtigers86

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    Yeah, so inconvenient for you to stand for 1 minute. Sorry this country continues to put you through so much hardship.
     
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  49. AlternativeFactsRule

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    I think that it provides a nice reminder that the other team and their fans probably aren't the evil soulless shitbirds they might otherwise seem
     
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  50. OopsPowSurprise

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    I feel like if it wasn't every game it'd mean so much more

    And don't get me started on god bless america in the 7th inning
     
  51. Nole96SC

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    Eh, Id be plenty fine with cutting a lot of the other useless pregame bullshit before cutting the national anthem.