Sunday, August 02, 2020

The week in review with Bill Katz the editor of Urgent Agenda

The week in review with Bill Katz the editor of Urgent Agenda 08/02 by Silvio Canto Jr | Politics:

Guest: Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda.....Obama & Bush at the Lewis funeral........Trump's tweet and voting by mail.....Polls confusing again....Police union supports Trump and won't show up at Democrat convention...Chicago collapse....Limbaugh 32 years on the radio...Iraq invaded Kuwait 1990..........
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You can keep the NBA

NBA Players Kneel During National Anthem as Season Resumes
Sports is back, and that’s the good thing.  However, you can keep the NBA, because I have no desire to watch it.
A couple of nights ago, all of the players took a knee in some kind of political statement.  I guess they were trying to tell us how bad life is in these United States of America.
Sorry, but I am not watching a bunch of athletes who don’t realize how lucky they are to be living and playing in the U.S.  They should be standing up and thanking God that they were born here.
It takes no courage to kneel in a country that allows you to do it.  This is from Jason Whitlock:
There’s no risk or courage involved in taking a knee in 2020. The disobedience and rebellion will be shown by the athlete, coach, executive or media member willing to defy his/her corporate overlord. 
Don’t act out this big exercise in unity by taking a knee.  I’d be a lot more impressed if you would actually call on China to stop torturing dissidents or denying human rights in Hong Kong.
Please stop all the serious looks and speeches about repression.  My guess is that most NBA players do not live in these neighborhoods, their wives don’t shop in “the bodega” burned up in Chicago, and their kids are not stuck in lousy public schools in blue districts.
So I’m done with the NBA.
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