Tag: Colin Kaepernick

"Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything"

"Believe in something.  Even if it means sacrificing everything"
“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Who could argue with that? It’s a cool credo, a proper epitaph for anyone who hoped to make a difference in this world. We should all believe in something. How many times have you heard the adage, “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for... Read more »

Should We Care if Donald J. Trump Slept with the Star of "Happy Endings?"

Should We Care if Donald J. Trump Slept with the Star of "Happy Endings?"
The answer to the question above should be “No.” What private citizens or reality TV show guys do behind closed doors is their own business. If you’re talking about President Donald J. Trump however, answering that question gets a little trickier. If Dishonest Don wants to sleep with adult film actresses or Colin Kaepernick, it... Read more »

If You Don't Think Donald J. Trump Is a Jackass, Please Stand Up and Bray

If You Don't Think Donald J. Trump Is a Jackass, Please Stand Up and Bray
It may be rude to say that Donald J. Trump is a jackass, but that is an unavoidable conclusion.  I apologize to anyone offended by that image, but it may be the least offensive noun I have to offer. It’s not that his lies, big and small are legendary.  And stupid.  Most times they contradict... Read more »
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Colin Kaepernick Should Stand During the National Anthem, but We Need to Defend his Right Not To

Colin Kaepernick Should Stand During the National Anthem, but We Need to Defend his Right Not To
NOTE:  The following was published last year, at the beginning of the #takeaknee brouhaha.  I still feel the same about the flag, but there is much about my country of which I am not proud, not the least of which is an unrepentant, untruthful, uninformed president who stokes the fires beneath that which is most... Read more »

Colin Kaepernick Should Stand During the National Anthem, but American Values Demand that we Defend his Right not to Stand

Colin Kaepernick Should Stand During the National Anthem, but American Values Demand that we Defend his Right not to Stand
Friday was not the first time Colin Kaepernick chose not to stand during the singing of the national anthem and it may not be the last.  We can only trust that he takes sitting during the national anthem as seriously as do the rest of us when we stand for it. For many people it’s... Read more »