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Poll Results:  Nike Pulls Flag Shoes after Kaepernick Calls Flag Racist. Was This Real Controversy or Publicity Stunt?

Real Concern over Historic Flag   11.6% 11.6 % (27)
Faux Controversy Publicity Stunt   88.4% 88.4 % (206)


Total Votes: 233

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-07-02 12:04:09   By: Anonymous
 
Just a marketing stunt to position Nike as a politically safe protest brand in a global marketplace.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-07-02 15:30:20   By: Anonymous
     
    KaeperDICK needs to find a real job since he couldn't make it in the NFL. We're tired of his whining cry baby views

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      Re: Get What You Ask For
      Posted on: 2019-07-02 20:12:53   By: Anonymous
       
      No Real Patriotic American buys Nike products.

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I'm A Liberal...and This is Too Much
Posted on: 2019-07-02 15:40:47   By: Anonymous
 
Like the subject line says, I'm a dyed in the wool Liberal...but this is taking things a bit too far. The flag on the heal of this shoe indicates the history of the United States as a sovereign nation. Here I have to agree with my right-wing brothers, "Snowflakes. Get a grip!"

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    Re: Go Away Krapernick!
    Posted on: 2019-07-02 20:45:46   By: Anonymous
     
    I left Nike a couple of years ago anyway. I didn't know the Kraper still had any companies that still cared if he was breathing or not. Sorry, you can have any view you want about anything but if you're not going to stand for the pledge of allegiance I say "LEAVE"!!!

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    Re: I'm A Liberal...and This is Too Much
    Posted on: 2019-07-03 06:21:51   By: Anonymous
     
    What's next? Krappereater finds the US flag racist because it has 13 stripes representing the 13 states when this country was founded?

    You Ma'am or Sir need to stop identifying as a liberal and start identifying as an American. Are you blind to what the demonic Democrats are doing to this country promoting open borders, unlimited immigration, and revising history?

    As Thomas Jefferson, whose birthday was removed as a holiday in the town of his birth yesterday by revisionist liberals, said many years ago:

    "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants".

    We're there.


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      You are no liberal, liar liar pants on fire.
      Posted on: 2019-07-03 06:34:09   By: Anonymous
       
      The design was the same as the nazi american party flag. Take a look at old pictures, you idiot redneck racists need to move on and try to increase those brain cells somehow. Get out more.

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        Re: You are no liberal, liar liar pants on fire.
        Posted on: 2019-07-03 14:29:15   By: Anonymous
         
        How Brain Dead can you possibly be? Do you think history began with your birth?
        The Betsy Ross Flag predates the nazi american party by nearly two hundred years.
        SHEESH!

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          Re: You are no liberal, liar liar pants on fire.
          Posted on: 2019-07-03 15:26:52   By: Anonymous
           
          WAIT A MINUTE!!! Kaepernick kneeled during the National Anthem because he said it was because of "Police Brutality" NOW he's showing that was not the case at all it's was about the way slaves/BLACKS were treated! UM blacks came to America as slaves and were sold by their own colors!!!
          Where are all the feminists? Why are they not screaming? Betsy Ross was the first woman to be self employed. She made the design to create and sew the first American Flag, sewn by hand. Why aren't the feminists backing her???
          THIS IS HOW LIBERALS WORK. SICKENING

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            Re: You are no liberal, liar liar pants on fire.
            Posted on: 2019-07-03 20:10:34   By: Anonymous
             
            Liberals are Hypocrites and Liars.

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              Re: You are no liberal, liar liar pants on fire.
              Posted on: 2019-07-05 06:59:02   By: Anonymous
               
              ^^I do believe that is generalizing just a bit. Get a grip commie.

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                Re: You are no liberal, liar liar pants on fire.
                Posted on: 2019-07-06 19:52:19   By: Anonymous
                 

                One did not have to listen long to the Democrat debates to realize Democrats ARE Commies!!

                Liberals are such Hypocrites and Liars.



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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
Posted on: 2019-07-03 09:49:42   By: Anonymous
 
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! LYING, CHEATING, CROOKED HILLARY!!!HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!


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    Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
    Posted on: 2019-07-04 07:26:29   By: Anonymous
     
    Why would Nike listen to this black trash toad ?

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      Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
      Posted on: 2019-07-04 19:01:05   By: Anonymous
       
      It’s trump, he is toxic. Damaged America

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        Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
        Posted on: 2019-07-05 07:35:04   By: Anonymous
         
        It’s the republicans. There worthless. Greedy, do not care about anything but themselves. Trump is not fit for anything. He is a racist, incompetent as- hole.

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          Re: HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
          Posted on: 2019-07-06 14:49:23   By: Anonymous
           
          Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, suggested former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should consider moving to another country if he is unhappy with the United States.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-07-07 07:40:18   By: Anonymous
 
If the flag has sadly been adopted by the Klu Klux Klan and other white suprematist groups, which it has and you can google stories to see many pics, then the company had no choice. If they didn’t pull them, they would be giving a product for them to wear to promote hate.
The Arizona governor’s reaction was surprising and yet not. They were the state that the super bowl pulled out of when they refused to adopt the Martin Luther King holiday. I thought we had moved on from that, but no. Nike already has offers from other states who would welcome their jobs.
Why don’t ALL the haters LEAVE our country? Or go retire in Arizona.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2019-07-07 08:33:28   By: Anonymous
     
    At some point you can't give into the grievance crowd.

    As an example the cross. Jesus was crucified and died for our sins on it and it is a symbol of hope, love and restoral for many. But lots and lots of bad things and bad people have used the cross for hateful acts.



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    Re: Adopted?
    Posted on: 2019-07-07 08:41:20   By: Anonymous
     
    Sadly, the last poster implies that loving our flag is somehow proof that you are part of the KKK or white supremacist party. Certainly Nike was not illustrating any kind of hate or bigotry with the shoe-flag but the left and hasbeen quarterback Krapper see the flag and hate all of the patriotism that it represents. Hence the term, "MAGA". "Love it or Leave it"!!!

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      Re: Free is better
      Posted on: 2019-07-07 09:40:14   By: Anonymous
       


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        Re: Free is better
        Posted on: 2019-07-08 09:34:51   By: Anonymous
         
        Black Toads!?
        Yep, you’re a racist. And thus cease to be listened to.
        You are exactly who would love to show the historical flag as a hate symbol. Sad!!

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          Re: Free is better
          Posted on: 2019-07-08 10:25:51   By: Anonymous
           
          It is an Historical Flag Period !! Look at the person that is making it a racist issue !!

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            Re: Free is better
            Posted on: 2019-07-09 16:29:13   By: Anonymous
             
            It’s all from trump’s racist bull sh—. His stupid comments do damage

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Nike shoes
Posted on: 2019-07-09 18:25:48   By: Anonymous
 
I was a big fan and supporter of Kap. This is a stunt and I am not amused. No longer a supporter or fan. I actually like the shoes.

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    Re: Nike shoes
    Posted on: 2019-07-10 07:17:39   By: Anonymous
     
    Trump’s just talking sh— to Fire up his base of crack pots. The entire administration is a bunch of incompetent smucks. He will be indicted. He and Donald jr will go to prison. The Senate will go democratic. Can you say president Biden?

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      Re: Nike shoes
      Posted on: 2019-07-10 07:34:48   By: Anonymous
       
      Hey Dummy, the focus here is on your buddy Krapper, not President Trump. I know it's hard to concentrate on anything other than your hate for our President. Sometimes a little warm milk and some crayons can help you through these tough times!

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    Re: Nike shoes
    Posted on: 2019-07-11 21:38:41   By: Anonymous
     
    If you were the “big fan” and “supporter” of Kap that you profess, then you would not be abandoning him now for the SAME argument he’s been making all along. It’s about squashing HATE.
    So what’s your problem?

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      Re: Nike shoes
      Posted on: 2019-07-12 13:08:47   By: Anonymous
       


      So tell me..... how does Kap squash HATE by Hating America and Hating Betsy Ross?

      Liberals are such lying hypocrites.




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Who gives two shits
Posted on: 2019-07-10 20:20:54   By: Anonymous
 
about Nike or Kaepernick? Two un-American entities.

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    Protein King
    Posted on: 2019-07-11 10:33:52   By: Anonymous
     
    Kaepernick was always on his knees in front of the offensive line .

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      Re: Protein King
      Posted on: 2019-07-12 14:11:47   By: Anonymous
       
      Kaepernick in English means cock sucker .

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Turd Wrestler
Posted on: 2019-07-13 13:23:07   By: Anonymous
 
Kraperneck always enjoys a good turd sandwich , breakfast of black trash toads .

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    Re: Turd Wrestler
    Posted on: 2019-07-13 16:32:15   By: Anonymous
     
    Kapp is a great American . It’s the stupid moron Trump with all the fake bull sh—, that’s the real problem.

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Who is Kaepernick?
Posted on: 2019-07-13 18:59:25   By: Anonymous
 


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No Subject
Posted on: 2019-07-17 13:42:53   By: Anonymous
 
America looks like nazi Germany these days. I laugh as this country falls. It's time for a complete recycle. Chaos is welcome and I invite it. I hope this government falls hard on it's face, and the facsist old timers watch their kids turn into liberals, anarchists and pot smokers. They will embrace the culture you hate, because you are the culture that destroyed their country. It's funny how much you love your stupid flags, frick your flags, your anthems and your false patriotisms. I know it's headed for the bottom, but I'm riding it all the way.

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    Re: Liberals Fouled The United States
    Posted on: 2019-07-17 20:22:24   By: Anonymous
     


    You know....The NAZI Germany aspect you are seeing is the Liberal Anti-American Democrats.

    You know....Antifa, The KKK, The Fascist Nazi "Political Speech Control, Assaulting Conservatives Dining Out, Harassing Teen Students wearing MAGA hats...
    All the Karl Marx Stomp Down The Resistance stuff Tyrants like.
    You know that's today's Democrat Party.

    President Trump Has Set Us Free, Make America Great Again!



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      Re: Liberals Fouled The United States
      Posted on: 2019-07-17 23:39:06   By: Anonymous
       
      Liberal, conservative.. don't make a difference! There are nazis in both camps. The libertarians almost have it, but they need to take it the whole way towards anarchism. If you can't trust your masters to do it right, then be your own king. When does one get tired of cheer-leading and boot-licking and supporting the monster inside that needs to perish? We're reaping the harvest we have sown. Simple as that. Kill the monster inside you, and wake up to a new life and world. Without love, don't even bother.

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        Re: Liberals Fouled The United States
        Posted on: 2019-07-18 13:46:51   By: Anonymous
         
        Love you man !

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          Re: Liberals Fouled The United States
          Posted on: 2019-07-20 07:32:05   By: Anonymous
           
          Trump is a disgrace. He loves telling others there the disgrace. The entire world knows it is this moron and his completely incompetent administration.

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            Re: Liberals Fouled The United States
            Posted on: 2019-07-20 07:40:43   By: Anonymous
             
            Telling other people to leave. He says they don’t love America like he and his supporters . If someone really cared about America the way they claim. Maybe they would do something to help middle class families. Or help veterans who now live on the streets of America. The administration and GOP thought it more important to pass a massive tax cut to the extremely wealthy. All on America’s credit card.

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              Re: Liberals Fouled The United States
              Posted on: 2019-07-21 14:11:01   By: Anonymous
               


              Exclusive: ZOA Applauds Trump Condemning Anti-American, Antisemitic, Israel-phobic Members of Congress
              by MORTON A. KLEIN 20 Jul 2019

              The vicious attacks on President Trump this week, including the Democrats’ party-line House resolution condemning the president’s calling out of these haters, are an intentional distraction from the real problem, which the House of Representatives still refuses to properly address: the repeated, appalling, antisemitic, Israel-phobic, bigoted, hateful, anti-American statements and actions of these rookie members of Congress.

              President Trump is understandably and appropriately disgusted with them. I am, too. President Trump’s comments had nothing to do with those members’ gender or skin color. He would undoubtedly have strongly condemned white male Congress members if they had repeatedly made such ugly comments against America and its closest ally, the Jewish State of Israel, and the Jewish people.

              In a rational world, vicious America-hating and Jew-hating members of Congress would be booted out of Congress, or at the very least, be removed from their powerful committee posts. These haters would be soundly condemned by the House of Representatives, and by all decent people.

              And in a rational world, President Donald Trump would be praised to the skies for calling out those hate-filled Congress members, after a cowardly House of Representatives refused to do so. The president would also be sincerely appreciated for his tremendous achievements, for making Americans safer and more prosperous, and for keeping his promises to treat our ally Israel as the valuable ally that she is, instead of like a second-class citizen, as the previous administration did.

              But we are living in an upside down world, in which vicious haters go scot-free and our courageous president, who calls out the haters, is falsely condemned as a “racist.”

              Calling the president “racist” is a distraction from the real issue of Omar and her colleagues’ hatefulness. It is time for everyone to demand that Speaker Pelosi should remove extreme, antisemitic, America-hating members from their committees.




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