Bad Advice for Colin Kaepernick

Guess being in prison for running a dog-fighting ring is not as controversial as taking a knee during the National Anthem. Michael Vick paid his debt with his 18 months in prison. Colin’s offense continues. Colin Kaepernick should consider standing for it and maybe he’ll land a job playing football again.

America is a great country. Plenty of veterans (including African-Americans since the Revolutionary and Civil Wars) have bled and died for his freedom to trample on the American flag. But NFL fans do not have to patronize games when the players choose do disrespect the National Anthem of the country that has given them the opportunity to earn a great living playing pro football.

It’s got nothing to do with the hairstyle, Michael…. Perhaps Colin Kaepernick should broaden his reading to include some other authors besides ones who confirm his victim mentality. It’s true that African-Americans have gotten a raw deal over the years in America, but all Americans, yellow, red, black, white and brown, have the most freedom of any country on earth in this, the greatest nation in the history of the planet, as Darryl Wood (a black talk show host on AM 1500) is fond of saying.

 

Here is a link to the article about Michael Vick's advice to Colin Kaepernick to cut his hair. 

Comments

Autumn Cote Added Sep 8, 2017 - 8:28am
This is your final warning.  It's against the rules to post articles here unless you comment on the work of others.  
Dale Murrish Added Sep 8, 2017 - 4:40pm
I have recently commented on 2 articles written by Tamarack Wilhite.  Also some others,  Autumn.
Phil Greenough Added Sep 8, 2017 - 5:53pm
A dog-fighting ring isn't controversial. Everyone, Vick included, agrees it was wrong and that punishment was deserved. Not standing for the national anthem is highly controversial for all the reasons stated in this article and the fact Americans believe in the right to free speech.
Jeffry Gilbert Added Sep 8, 2017 - 7:18pm
all Americans, yellow, red, black, white and brown, have the most freedom of any country on earth
 
No you do not. 
 
in this, the greatest nation in the history of the planet
 
No it is not. 
 
You want to believe that exceptionalist mantra go ahead. Doesn't make it true. Might make you feel more butch. 
 
The very first word of your "article" contains the only truth. 
John G Added Sep 8, 2017 - 9:50pm
Another culture warrior spewing ignorance and hypocrisy.
Ric Wells Added Sep 9, 2017 - 12:24am
We have the capability of killing more people than any other country.
We have the capability of imprisoning more people than any other country. 
Yeah I guess we are number one. 
 
Dale Murrish Added Sep 9, 2017 - 5:13pm
Thanks for the feedback, everyone.  Opinions will vary.  I was pointing out that not all black people agree with Colin and many, many people of all races and creeds agree with me.
wsucram15 Added Sep 9, 2017 - 8:10pm
This guy has media, teams, their members and many supporters following his lead particularly after Charlottesville.  He has a the right to do what he is doing, he is a good passer and should be working. Unfortunately all the NFL owners are white, except one.
I do think if he would stand and not put his hand over his heart in protest people would be more comfortable, but he feels the cultural divide is too great and has support of white America of whom are mostly fans of football.
Kings Guardian Added Sep 10, 2017 - 1:57pm
I wasn't aware that anyone ever claimed that all black people agreed with Kaepernick but thanks so much for pointing out that all black people don't think alike.  Perhaps your next article could address how all black people don't look alike.
John G Added Sep 10, 2017 - 5:56pm
KG. Good point, well said.
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