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Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:14 PM

 

St. Louis Rams Players Enter Field With "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Pose

St. Louis Rams players recognized this week's Ferguson protests with an emphatic gesture during player introductions when several members of the team's receiving corps entered the field in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose.

Stedman Bailey, Tavon Austin, Jared Cook, Chris Givens, and Kenny Britt came out with their hands up, before being joined by the rest of the team to start the game.

Video: http://deadspin.com/rams-players-enter-field-with-hands-up-dont-shoot-1664860731

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Reply St. Louis Rams Players Enter Field With "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Pose (Original post)
WilliamPitt Nov 2014 OP
grahamhgreen Nov 2014 #1
Brigid Nov 2014 #2
grahamhgreen Nov 2014 #3
rhett o rick Nov 2014 #6
heaven05 Dec 2014 #69
jmowreader Nov 2014 #36
cwydro Dec 2014 #50
marym625 Nov 2014 #29
Scuba Nov 2014 #4
JohnnyRingo Nov 2014 #5
noiretextatique Nov 2014 #8
arcane1 Nov 2014 #9
noiretextatique Nov 2014 #12
Scootaloo Nov 2014 #24
rpannier Nov 2014 #32
LiberalElite Nov 2014 #35
JohnnyRingo Nov 2014 #37
uppityperson Nov 2014 #38
FairWinds Nov 2014 #39
rpannier Nov 2014 #43
MyNameGoesHere Dec 2014 #60
kiri Dec 2014 #63
JohnnyRingo Dec 2014 #74
rpannier Dec 2014 #78
KingCharlemagne Nov 2014 #44
lovemydog Dec 2014 #46
morningfog Dec 2014 #54
JohnnyRingo Dec 2014 #70
morningfog Dec 2014 #76
JohnnyRingo Dec 2014 #77
morningfog Dec 2014 #79
treestar Dec 2014 #58
heaven05 Dec 2014 #71
JohnnyRingo Dec 2014 #72
heaven05 Dec 2014 #75
noiretextatique Nov 2014 #7
different equation Nov 2014 #13
noiretextatique Nov 2014 #14
logosoco Nov 2014 #10
rurallib Nov 2014 #11
ReRe Nov 2014 #21
Brigid Nov 2014 #26
calimary Nov 2014 #31
Fumesucker Nov 2014 #40
Maineman Nov 2014 #15
gordianot Nov 2014 #16
Moostache Nov 2014 #17
MoonRiver Nov 2014 #18
barbtries Nov 2014 #19
Omaha Steve Nov 2014 #20
bbgrunt Nov 2014 #22
ReRe Nov 2014 #23
mainstreetonce Nov 2014 #25
marym625 Nov 2014 #30
ALBliberal Nov 2014 #27
maced666 Nov 2014 #28
morningfog Dec 2014 #55
FarPoint Dec 2014 #57
DeSwiss Nov 2014 #33
FarPoint Dec 2014 #53
kath Nov 2014 #34
morningfog Dec 2014 #56
kath Dec 2014 #62
NCTraveler Dec 2014 #66
Dont call me Shirley Nov 2014 #41
Blue_In_AK Nov 2014 #42
davsand Dec 2014 #47
Systematic Chaos Dec 2014 #73
mountain grammy Dec 2014 #45
KingCharlemagne Dec 2014 #48
nilesobek Dec 2014 #49
cwydro Dec 2014 #52
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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:15 PM

1. Reminds me of:

 



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Response to grahamhgreen (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:20 PM

2. Yes, I remember that.

I was ten.

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Response to Brigid (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:24 PM

3. I believe they lost their medals.

 

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Response to grahamhgreen (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:45 PM

6. They did get expelled from the Games. The Nazi salutes in 1936 were ok

 

but Tommie Smith and John Carlos's "human rights" salute was cause for banishment.

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #6)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:00 PM

69. My heart almost burst with pride at these two

 

I was twenty. In Vietnam. It uplifted a lot of us who were fighting the Confederates in our company.

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Response to grahamhgreen (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 09:27 PM

36. They kept their medals but were kicked out of the Olympics

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Response to Brigid (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 03:43 AM

50. I remember that too.

I was twelve,

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Response to grahamhgreen (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 06:18 PM

29. Love it!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:26 PM

4. Good on them!!!

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:41 PM

5. Now that's how to protest.

After a week of burning things down, stopping mass transit, and other unproductive ways of protest that probably did more to alienate public sentiment than it did to garner support, the Rams nail it on national TV.

These men are heroes to many who don't normally give a crap one way or the other about Michael Brown or the perceived lack of justice that culminated in a failed grand jury indictment. Hopefully, at least some will finally get an inkling that there's a police enforcement problem that demands national attention.

Of course there will still be those who have absolutely no respect for racial accord, but there's no bringing them on board anyway. These are the ignorant couch potatoes who see NFL players as their personal slave labor and consistently side with team owners on lower compensation for their talents and injuries. I'm sure everyone knows at least one of these slovenly armchair coaches.

Overall, a good day of progress as I see it.
Go Rams! With the Browns tanking in the 4th, today I'm a St Louis fan.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:54 PM

8. there were some peaceful protests are well

all over the country, in fact, and outside this country as well. but those are not as good for ratings, and outrage.

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Response to noiretextatique (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:59 PM

9. Yep. Nobody sits through a commercial break to see more footage of a candlelight vigil

 

But they will ALWAYS stay tuned for more mayhem and fear! Yes indeed!

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #9)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:10 PM

12. it's good for business! eom

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Response to noiretextatique (Reply #12)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 05:21 PM

24. Especially if it reaffirms assumptions about blacks someone already has!

 

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 06:49 PM

32. Just out of curiosity, What is the Proper Way to Protest?

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Response to rpannier (Reply #32)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 08:55 PM

35. Apparently you have to be

very polite and mindful not to piss off anyone.

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Response to rpannier (Reply #32)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 09:31 PM

37. A way that effectively sheds light on an issue...

..and doesn't repulse people who are either unaware or on the fence. That seems like common sense to me, and I'm unclear as to your inquiry. Most of the country saw such peaceful protests in the days following the news release, and the Rams used it to great effect today.

I can think of no social issue in history that has ever been resolved by breaking windows or setting anything ablaze, can you?

I'm old enough to have protested the Vietnam War in the '60s, and I'm sure there are those who still to this day believe that sit-ins and electric guitars ended that war. The truth is, it was giving the right to vote to 18 year old draft bait and a media awakening that brought about policy change. Personally, I think that's a lesson for the downtrodden citizens of Ferguson and elsewhere.

Voting and peaceful protest are powerful tools for change, but only if it's exercised by the majority. Images of violence just plays heavily into the hand of the oppressors.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #37)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 09:33 PM

38. I am already hearing outrage over this action today. "How dare they mix politics with sports!"

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #37)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 09:43 PM

39. Yeah, that and the mass mutinies and desertions among the troops . .

 

seriously, look it up. Not trying to be a smart ass . .
"I'm old enough to have protested the Vietnam War in the '60s, and I'm sure there are those who still to this day believe that sit-ins and electric guitars ended that war. The truth is, it was giving the right to vote to 18 year old draft bait and a media awakening that brought about policy change."

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #37)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 11:25 PM

43. I would disagree

I've seen analysis by many historians who have said that it's only when the powerful are in fear for their safety and their wealth that real change actually occurs

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Response to rpannier (Reply #43)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 06:47 AM

60. winner. That is what history has shown eom

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Response to rpannier (Reply #43)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 10:41 AM

63. protests are in vain if no voters

Change occurs only when council members, the mayor, and cops are worried about keeping their jobs. The failure so far to get the African-American community registered to vote, and have candidates, and a GOTV plan assures that all the protests are in vain.

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Response to rpannier (Reply #43)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:38 PM

74. That makes sense.

I should have known better than to laud the Rams for their useless display of peaceful protest to begin with and realized I'd get a great deal of pushback here from those with more reasonably liberal ideals than myself.

Considering what you say, I now understand that the team would have made greater headway in resolving the racial issues in St Louis had they'd just set fire to their own locker room, looted the nacho stand on their way to the field, and offered their middle fingers to the fans and TV cameras after punching out a couple NFL officials. I wasn't thinking.

I'm grateful that you didn't tell me to take my peaceful protest bullshit back to Free Republic or alerted on me for being disruptive, hurtful, or otherwise insensitive to the problems in Ferguson.

I feel like the old people in A Clockwork Orange.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #74)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 10:23 PM

78. Sarcasam of yours not-withstanding

In 6 months and several dozen more dead black kids and adults later you'll probably still be here encouraging only peaceful reactions.
We saw how well that worked with Occupy Wall Street. There were such significant changes that they've gone back to the same behavior as before.
I do wonder what would have happened if a couple of them had been shot at or taken out by a less tolerant public

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #37)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 11:42 PM

44. Um, you're ignoring the fact that the soldiers in the North Vietnamese Army

 

and the South's National Liberation Front were tough fighters who could take on the world's most powerful military and fight it to a standstill. General Giap (Dien Bien Phu, Tet '68) must rank as one of the 2-3 greatest military geniuses of the 20th Century, imo.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #37)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:57 AM

46. The American revolution, abolition of slavery, end of child labor laws,

women's suffrage, the French revolution, anti-colonization movements, ending apartheid, the right to form unions, pretty much anything anywhere that led to greater democracy.

I'm responding to your question: "I can think of no social issue in history that has ever been resolved by breaking windows or setting anything ablaze, can you?"

The organizers and large majority of protesters protest peacefully. Black unarmed people getting killed by police, with no consequences. It has happened dozens of times in the past few years, hundreds and thousands of times throughout our history. It has got to stop. Black lives matter.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #37)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 05:47 AM

54. Fuck the people on the fence.

 

Rioting can be righteous, effective and necessary. There is great politics and symbolism in the shared expression if rage and anger of an oppressed people. Fence sitters are false friends or worse.

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Response to morningfog (Reply #54)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:06 PM

70. You won me over.

I should have known better than to laud the Rams for their useless form of peaceful protest to begin with, and realized I'd get a great deal of pushback.

You've convinced me that it would have been much more effective in ending racism if the team had set fire to their own locker room, looted the nacho stand on the way to the field, and raised a middle finger to the fans and TV cameras, perhaps punching an official in the process.

I wasn't thinking, posting that kind of shit here. Thanx for showing great restraint in not telling me to take my peaceful protest nonsense back to Free Republic or alerting on my disruptive or otherwise hurtful comment.

Now I know how the old people in A Clockwork Orange felt.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #70)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 04:51 PM

76. As I said, fuck the fence sitters.

 

Your failure of understanding is that the purpose of the rage has absolutely zero to do with winning anyone over. It is railing against those who condone injustice, perpetrate injustice and ignore injustice. Fence sitters need not be coddled or wooed.

If you don't understand the motivation, you can't presume to know the proper way to achieve it.

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Response to morningfog (Reply #76)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 09:54 PM

77. Change requires consensus in a democracy.

The Jim Crow era would have never ended unless most Americans were ready to move forward. No war ever ended while the majority of us were cheering it on, and marijuana only became legal after the generations who understood it's relative innocuous nature came of age.

Educating the fence sitters and winning people over to our cause is the only way to bring about permanent change. If we could bully the govt into changing for a minority of us, our children would have to wear hoods to school and gay people would face the death penalty.

Democracy moves somewhat slowly, but it eventually creates a government that is a mirrored image of society. I believe it's always more effective to educate and recruit rather than burn and plunder.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #77)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 10:40 PM

79. Education and recruitment has never been the sole prong or avenue for change.

 

Social movements have historically been supplemented with anger, rage and riots. Often violence is the only way to get the attention of the comfortable beneficiaries of the status quo. Real change occurs when there are two prongs of action.

However, the rioters are not looking to build a consensus. They are not seeking to expand support. They are expressing rage. And for good reason. The peaceful movers benefit from the violent actions.

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Response to rpannier (Reply #32)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 06:22 AM

58. Without committing a crime

like arson or vandalism? Geez.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #5)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:07 PM

71. The authorities only understand violence and fires

 

and see peaceful protest as weak. Why do I say that? A certain segment of society, that did sit-in's and other forms of peaceful protest are STILL fighting for equal justice and equal human and civil rights under the law since..........forever. People who have all their rights guaranteed, so far, can't seem to understand this fact.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #71)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:23 PM

72. You have a point.

I should have known better than to laud the Rams players here for their form of peaceful protest to begin with, and realized I'd catch a great deal of flak from those with more liberal ideals than myself.

Thanks to your input, I now understand that the team would have been far more effective in ending racism if the St Louis players had set fire to their own locker room, looted the nacho stand on their way to the field, and given the middle finger to the fans and TV cameras after punching out a couple NFL officials. I just wasn't thinking. Shame on them for being such pussies.

...and thank you for showing such great restraint in not telling me to take my peaceful protest bullshit back to Free Republic or alerting on me for my disruptive and otherwise insensitive post.

Now I finally know how those old people felt in A Clockwork Orange.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #72)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 02:05 PM

75. No flak about the rams from me

 

but you missed my point. Yet as someone who has never faced what black people face on a daily basis, laying dead in the street for 5 hours after being shot unarmed multiple times by a piglikewilson and other modern day lynchings, how could you really understand the paranoia. But hey, this is amerikkka, ya got to luv it.......

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 03:52 PM

7. rw heads will explode

GOOD,

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Response to noiretextatique (Reply #7)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:10 PM

13. Let the right wing heads explode..

They don't have a clue, and never will...kick this

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Response to different equation (Reply #13)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:12 PM

14. kick

there will be no brain matter on the walls

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:02 PM

10. And then they went on to stomp the competition!

Not that I care about football, but my husband just informed me.

Good on the Rams!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:09 PM

11. folks just want their sports stars to be performers and that is all

do you suppose the NFL will give them a fine?

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Response to rurallib (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:42 PM

21. If there is a fine...

... I'm sure they will gladly pay it.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 05:28 PM

26. That would be a monumentally stupid thing for the NFL to do.

I hope they aren't considering it.

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Response to Brigid (Reply #26)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 06:30 PM

31. Truly. They already have enough poo on their collective face.

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Response to Brigid (Reply #26)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 09:50 PM

40. It would be better publicity for the players and the cause if the NFL did decide to punish them..

Never interrupt your opponent while he is making a mistake. -Napoleon Bonaparte

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:15 PM

15. Perfect. The demand for systemic change needs to be a broad movement.

By all races, even politicians, whatever planet they are from.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:23 PM

16. Spot on compare that to the once Cardinal Nation.

Whose fans denied civil rights who chant insults and smear the good name of the baseball Cardinals. This gesture gives me hope.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:24 PM

17. Right wing racists are outraged on Rams gameday internet chat...

I briefly argued with one of them but saw no reason to continue when no reasonable statements were forthcoming.

The conservative mind is preconditioned to accept the police officer's version of ANYTHING....remember back to Rodney King's beating, even though that was ON TAPE, the majority of conservatives I knew thought that King was entirely to blame for not surrendering and staying down. Same goddamn thing here.

St. Louis is still a seething racial grievance hotbed right now. Michael Brown's execution is just one of many things boiling under a lid that cannot hold...we have near total segregation in the region, minorities have suffered a far deeper and longer recession since 2007 and really this is a situation that extends back to the civil rights movement of the 60's.

This issue is not going away and nor should it.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:25 PM

18. AWESOME!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:27 PM

19. i love that!

i was never a fan even when they were in LA, but i feel differently now.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:31 PM

20. Just a few weeks ago...


Many people were mad at the players union (NFLPA) over off the field antics. Do you think they could do this in St Louis without a union in that politically charged environment?

K&R!

OS

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:42 PM

22. I think I just became a football fan--Rams no less

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 04:45 PM

23. K&R

Great support for the Ferguson protesters. I'm sure they were all heartened by this public gesture!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 05:27 PM

25. Wherever he is

I hope Wilson was watching that game.

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Response to mainstreetonce (Reply #25)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 06:21 PM

30. Ha!

Awesome thought!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 05:51 PM

27. Love this

I always am uncomfortable with all the right wing sports fans being so blind to the personal side of the AA athletes they depend on for their teams to succeed. This says so much to that faction of fans.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 06:12 PM

28. LOL Kenny Britt?! Omg he has lengthy history with police -

 

Maybe they should have just sent out justfour, this guy is a walking arrest record-
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt was arrested on three charges Tuesday afternoon after a car chase in his hometown of Bayonne, N.J., FOXSports.com has learned. Britt has had run-ins with the law three times in the past 16 months, which could make him susceptible to NFL suspension once the lockout ends.
http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/kenny-britt-police-chase-tennessee-titans-arrested-041211

Before all that - - -
DWI -
Outstanding traffic warrrants for false statements on his driver's license application.
Ticket for driving without a license.
Lawsuit over his alleged role in a Nashville bar fight.
Charges for resisting arrest after police confronted him over what they thought was marijuana possession.
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8183998/tennessee-titans-receiver-kenny-britt-arrested-dwi-army-base

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Response to maced666 (Reply #28)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 05:49 AM

55. Sounds like he is quite qualified to protest

 

police acts of violence. I'm not seeing your point.

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Response to morningfog (Reply #55)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 06:15 AM

57. It appears this one is a friend of fox...

the link is of the propaganda category. So, now we know.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 08:13 PM

33. K&R

 

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Response to DeSwiss (Reply #33)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 05:31 AM

53. We here at DU could use the " hands up" Avatar.

I like it.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 08:51 PM

34. Too bad all five of those players are black.:-( Where were their white teammates??

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Response to kath (Reply #34)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 05:50 AM

56. How is that too bad? Wtf?

 

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Response to morningfog (Reply #56)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 10:33 AM

62. It's great that those five guys did it, but would have been nice if some whites had joined in.

A solidarity thing.

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Response to kath (Reply #34)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:15 AM

66. Where are their black teammates? nt.

 

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 11:20 PM

41. Stedman Bailey, Tavon Austin, Jared Cook, Chris Givens, and Kenny Britt. Good job guys!

Your act of protest took courage and real strength. You have just helped the trend to grow.

Hands Up! Don't Shoot!

PS Way to Win your game today!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Sun Nov 30, 2014, 11:21 PM

42. St. Louis police department association demands apology

http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/2014/11/30/stl-police-officers-association-condemns-rams-display/19721979/?hootPostID=56e4d621f410c5ee1ef0c0b0696f34f8




"I know that there are those that will say that these players are simply exercising their First Amendment rights. Well I've got news for people who think that way, cops have first amendment rights too, and we plan to exercise ours. I'd remind the NFL and their players that it is not the violent thugs burning down buildings that buy their advertiser's products. It's cops and the good people of St. Louis and other NFL towns that do. Somebody needs to throw a flag on this play. If it's not the NFL and the Rams, then it'll be cops and their supporters."



Piggies got their itty-bitty feelings hurt. And this sounds like a threat to me.

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Response to Blue_In_AK (Reply #42)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:22 AM

47. How about the people who want justice for Mike Brown? Do they get to demand that?

Do the citizens of Ferguson get to demand a Prosecutor that does his f**king job? How about demanding a police force that doesn't shoot unarmed kids--do we get to demand that? Maybe we just need to demand that public servants follow the laws.

Yeah an apology for exercising a Constitutionally protected right...that will solve ALL the problems.



Laura

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Response to davsand (Reply #47)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:36 PM

73. +1 for your post!

And then +999,999 for good measure!

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:02 AM

45. I support them 100%

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:28 AM

48. Thank you for posting this. Of related interest is the Rams' Facebook fan page which

 

can seriously use some DU love:

https://www.facebook.com/Rams?fref=nf

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 02:46 AM

49. When the Ref holds up his two hands, straight up,

it signifies a touchdown, 6 points. The Ferguson protestors adopted that gesture also to remind police they are unarmed and the boy they shot was unarmed. Every time a Ref raises both his hands up it will remind me of this.

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Response to nilesobek (Reply #49)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 03:54 AM

52. This

a great post.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 03:51 AM

51. And now

the St Louis police are demanding an apology.

Don't know how to post links on my phone lol, but I've seen it on several news sites.

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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 07:36 AM

61. And this morning Joe Scar

is having an aneurysm over it.

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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 10:49 AM

64. So the St Louis Police Organization

Is outraged and offended by football players holding their arms in the air. They want some sort of punishment.

I am outraged and horrified by unarmed Black men being gunned down by police officers (and others). I also want some sort of punishment

They can not be compared.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:03 AM

65. Poor Police, got their Silk Panties up their crack.

 



All you get
is a Quartet
Suck it up, Piggies.

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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:17 PM

67. K&R

nt



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Response to WilliamPitt (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:57 PM

68. I am so glad

 

that the rip roaring football fans got a taste of reality. Joseph scaronthefaceofamerikkka is said to have almost had a stroke behind these players showing SOLIDARITY with ferguson's residents protesting the injustice as given to this country by the GJ and mccolic. Great stuff and I have a new respect for NFL, somewhat.

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