POLL: What should the punishment be for protesting football players?

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How should NFL players be punished?

  1. No punishment

    44 vote(s)
    46.3%
  2. Fine each time they do it

    8 vote(s)
    8.4%
  3. Fine & Suspension

    15 vote(s)
    15.8%
  4. You're Fired!

    20 vote(s)
    21.1%
  5. Mango. Mango everywhere.

    8 vote(s)
    8.4%
  1. Pogo
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    Our tax dollars shouldn't be pouring in to professional sports to pimp them into putting marionettes on display for fake-patriotism charades in the first place, without which none of this shit would have been even possible.

    It's illegal too. That's why the NFL returned 3/4 of a million bucks of that taxpayer pimp money to the government --- although I'm willing to bet you didn't get a refund for it, didja.

    Fucking obsequious tool.
     
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    Who said I want any tax money going to the NFL or the owners? Stupid fuck. Are you always this fucking stupid, or do you practice extra hard for when you post online....dumb ass.
     
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    You did, since you're bending over backward to defend it even after that scandal was exposed.
     
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    What are you talking about? Look, drinking and doing drugs is not smart, so you should really get help....dumb ass.
     
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    Montrovant Fuzzy bears!

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    The first amendment absolutely does cover you while you are at work. However, it does not protect you from being punished or fired by your employer for poor conduct. You don't lose first amendment protections because you are on the job, you just have to realize that the first amendment doesn't mean employers are forced to allow employees to say whatever they want on company time, or while representing the company.

    Trump does have first amendment rights as well. I wish he would be more circumspect in how he uses them, but he absolutely has first amendment rights.

    Perhaps the players shouldn't insult the customers, but after years of customers not seeming to care when the players use drugs, cheat, beat their wives, beat their children, kill dogs, and kill other people, they might not have expecting simply kneeling during the national anthem to upset the customers much.

    Who doesn't have first amendment rights "on U.S."?
     
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    Then maybe you should do your frickin' homework instead of the drink and drugs -- ya think?

    Why the fuck do you think those player-marionettes are trotted out there for a national anthem in the first place, an event that has absolutely ZERO to do with football?

    Here's why.

    There it is, your tax dollars --- that is if you pay any. And that's the bullshit you're defending.
    Good job, Dumbass.
     
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    Wow....you are a dumb shit....

    You create a distinction without a difference dumb ass......
     
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    There is a huge difference between not being covered by the first amendment, and the first amendment being limited in its protections. I'm simply clarifying that being at work does not remove first amendment constitutional protections.

    You may not see a difference between saying, "The first amendment does not protect you from being punished by your employer for conduct at work" and, "The first amendment does not cover you at work," but there certainly is one.

    You are right that the first amendment does not prevent the NFL from firing protesting players for rules or code of conduct violations. You are wrong to make that point by claiming the first amendment does not cover someone at work.

    Do you think immediately resorting to insults somehow makes your mistaken terminology correct?

    You also might want to consider skipping insults about another poster's intelligence when you write sentences such as "You don't have 1st Amendment Rights here on U.S......"
     
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    I apologize.....I thought your post was one from pogo........that was why it was so aggressive...pogo is an asshat who has been a moron for a long time.....

    Again, I apologize, I post in a lot of forums on a lot of threads and sometimes I mix up who the poster is who I am responding to.....
     
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    I want them fired or I want the NFL run out of business.
     

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