I do not get it! what is wrong with these folks. Football and Apple pie/ American traditions. No place for politics voicing, like previous point. What if folks just stopped buying apples to make pies? Who Is that really hurting( the growers)! I agree that The Fields are no place for protest. and besides it is not our flag that is the problem. One Man does no own the flag, it is our nation Icon.. A Representative of our of our 50 states, not just a man in office , He changes every 4 year. If the players do not like America, then move out. They will quickly learn, how great we are even with our Political differences. I am so fed up with all this stuff. I really think the Coaches and Managers should put a stop to it. Love how the other team just did not go out on the field during that time. But wish they would have gone and stood up for our country and Flag. What a statement that would have made. I served in the military ( Vietnam era) and I am proud of our flag and colors. Serving in the military gives one a different view of America and a better appreciation of our Country and Freedoms.
Fed up with the NFL leaders , not stopping this Political voicing on the fields. My family is now having nothing to do with the NFL and if the other sports start it we will not have anything to do with them either. Time to get the Games back to just Games!
Political change can be made through your Senators and Congressman. Voice your opinions to them. They are the ones that can change things. Not a President, who can not speak in a more tactical way. Presidents have their own way of talking. Although we would like a perfect one, That is no possible. There will always be something they said are do they rubs folks wrong. Just think of the things you do that break up friendships or marriages or separate Family. I am sure you just do no t get it sometimes, how folks react to something that is said. Even if there is some truth in it, how it comes out can be harsh.
It is not just the disrespect of the flag, or how many souls where damaged or lost for freedom. It is the Tradition of our 200 years of Freedom that is represented. Each country has their flags that represent their country. Ask them what it represents.
Baseball, Football and Apple Pie are all American traditions. A part of what brings all of us together for a short time to enjoy each other. all fighting, or Political preferences set aside. Just to enjoy the games and take us away from the problems and trials of life. I hope we can get back to the enjoyment of the game.