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PIRRO: “The biggest issue facing our country today is the tiptoeing and political correctness that brought us to the brink of disaster in policy and sports. Do we have the fortitude, courage and determination to stand up to those who threaten our values? Last night in Alabama president trump d prisoners on the sports issue and the NFL players who disrespect our flag. Last year San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick who by the way is without a team this year, began the protest by taking a knee during our star-spangled banner.”

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TRUMP: “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners say get that son of a pitch off the field, he’s fired. … Total disrespect of our heritage, that’s a total disrespect of everything that we stand for. Okay? everything that we stand for.”

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PIRRO: “The fallout was swift and certain. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell called the president’s comments divisive. Saying they demonstrated an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL, our great game and all of our players. That the president exhibits a failure to understand the overwhelming force for good our clubs and players represent in our community. Roger, force for good? Are you sure you want to get into this fight? Roger, if my memory serves me correctly, your stance on some of the NFL players and the women they batter is somewhat problematic. Think ray rice, josh brown, and a neuropathologist examining the brains of 111 NFL players found 110 to have CTE, chronic traumatic encephalopathy due repeated blows to the head. Instead of mouthing off how you are a force for good, roger, maybe you ought to get ready to reveal damaging information when the lawsuits start. Think Aaron Hernandez. According to ‘USA Today’ NFL player arrests are not only disproportionate to the general population, but the violation associated with niece arrests is shock. And I’m not even talking about the homicide. Instead of taking side against “the national anthem” maybe you ought to think about your stockholders, your investors, even though the stock market thanks to our president trump is at an all-time high. There is one area that is suffering greatly. Companies that broadcast the NFL games are all down. Do you think that just maybe there is a correlation between the NFL broadcasting stocks slum, the NFL TV ratings fall and the protests by these bozos. Attendance is down at NFL games. Sunday night football viewership is down 17%. Espn has become more political and had to lay off employees because of its low ratings. And NFL players assistant director d. Maurice smith says no one should have to choose a job that forces them to surrender their rights. He says they have quote thoughtful discussions in your locker rooms and board rooms. Hey. The only people who choose a job that forces them to surrender their rights are cops. Protecting people. And it’s the same liberals who want to protect the constitutional rights of people like Colin Kaepernick to symbolically reject America by taking a knee. They are quick to criticize Tim Tebow for taking a knee to thank god on the field. The golden state warriors refusing to go to the white house because they said the president made it here they are disinvited. The president disinvited Steph Curry, not the team. People watch the games to get away from stress and worry. All of a sudden football players are lovers of the constitution and first amendment. You are all full of crap, and that includes running-back LeSean McCoy who called the president a name I can’t even say. If you want to raise your fist during the national anthem you ought. Don’t give me this crap that you want to support reform. Tell me the last time you sat on a jury or joined a school board or fought for laws that help people you supposedly want to help. When was the last time you voted, wrote a letter to your legislator or congressional representative. You want to convince America this is about social justice and the constitution. Maybe you ought to get off your butts and do something positive for the country that allowed you to make a fortune. America has you from the time you displayed talent in sports as a youth. America aloud you to shine and become financially prosperous. There are so many of you who make tens of millions of dollars. Why don’t you get together and take care of the so-called social injustices instead of disrespecting our country, our nation, the country that has turned you into heroes while you train 8-year-olds who don’t know any better to take a knee against America because they are taking their lead from all of you. Because they don’t know any better. Shame on you. Shame on all of you. Shame own, too, Roger Goodell for not showing that you love this country as much as the president does when you had the chance. That’s my open.”