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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    There is a "social media" meme going around claiming that the NFL rulebook says something like that. It doesn't. I busted that earlier in the day -- the NFL rulebook makes no mention of a national anthem at all.
     
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    Re-write the contracts that under terms of employment you must stand for the National Anthem

    -Geaux
     
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    The marketplace will ultimately make this decision.
     
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    Why would you do that? Dafuk does a national anthem have to do with a football game?

    Exactly as much as a valve cover gasket for a 1983 Datsun

     
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    Players use to remain in the locker rooms during the anthem. In the early 2000s they started bringing them out with the hopes of improving military recruitment.
    If they aren't allowed an opinion, keep politics out of their games. If they are going to be used as political pawns, deal with the protests.
     
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    Google it
     
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    Pinky, you must be proud then of your two Senators who exposed this paid-patriotism scandal that brought the politics into the game in the first place huh.

    I'll bet you sent them 214 letters of approval. Amirite? 107 each?
     
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    The BUY TO BURN effort may not last long:
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    I don't solely blame Trump. But yesterday wouldn't have happened without him. There would be no headlines on this issue today without him. Just like NK, he ginned it up - he made it what it is right now.

    Trump likes crisis, he likes confrontation. That's who he is, which is fine - but not when he's leading a nation. We have enough problems without the guy in charge creating new ones.
     
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    Exactly. If they hadn't started to roll the players out as a political pawn in the first place, then the players wouldn't have had a platform to protest from.
     
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    Joe McCarthy rated this post "ironic".

    He has in his hand a list of football players................


    And yet ------------ there's this:

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    Having it both ways --- Priceless.
     

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