Now, let's talk about the current protests happening in the world of football. One player decided to protest by not standing for the National Anthem, and now others seem to feel the need to join in. I'm sorry, but I'm having a hard time processing all of this. Those players make MILLIONS of dollars and they seem to think if they sit out the National Anthem, it will somehow make a difference. Why not get involved in the areas they claim are suffering? Why not act as role models, letting underprivileged children know that through hard work and staying out of trouble, they can also know the same success. They are stoking the fires of hate and only adding to the problems we are facing as Americans today.
We, the fans, need to stand up and let the owners know they will lose money because we will NOT support their team if they allow this to continue. The players may have their freedom of speech, BUT so do we. We can exercise our freedom of speech by not supporting ANY team that allows this disrespect of our flag and country.
I remember a slogan that was quite popular several years ago that needs to come back today...
America, Love It or Leave It!!