Despite having not suited up for an NFL football game since January 1, 2017, and being essentially named an NFL pariah, former NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers and anthem protester Colin Kaepernick is using his notoriety for activism. On Monday Kaepernick’s website announced a pre-order for a new football jersey his supporters will be able to purchase. The black jersey features the hashtag “#ImWithKap” on the front. The jersey is not in anyway affiliated with the NFL or any team, however, it does feature the same number 7 he wore during the short time he played with and for 49ers.
24/Sports.com reports – “The jerseys are priced at $174.99 and 20 percent of the profits from each jersey sold will go directly to Kaepernick’s ‘Know Your Rights’ campaign, which Kaepernick launched in 2016 to help educate children on ‘awareness on higher education, self-empowerment, and instruction to properly interact with law enforcement in various scenarios.'”
Official #IMWITHKAP Jerseys available for PRE-SALE now! Limited Edition. 20% of all proceeds go to @yourrightscamp. Thank you for your continued support! Shop at https://t.co/xr8M9wiOiq. Link in bio. pic.twitter.com/wPwSvuY7yv
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) September 10, 2018
Originally making headlines two years ago, Kaepernick chose to kneel during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice and police brutality against minorities. He continued to kneel throughout the season and thus began a tradition of kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games as a form of silent protest, one that was adopted by players across the league over the following two seasons. His choice to protest by kneeling has been a source of significant controversy leading to boycotts of the NFL and has been a topic of conversation ever since. Some have praised the protest as a sign of “courage.”
Others consider it a sign of complete and utter disrespect towards American military veterans both past and present, as well as police officers and first responders. Detractors claim the protest is not about veterans and police and never has been. Yet for many Americans who serve or have served and their families, it is hard to see it as anything else. When you bury your brothers and sisters at arms and are forced to deliver the American flag instead of a loved one who died in defense of the country that flag represents or forced to accept the same, the American flag and the national anthem symbolize a good deal more.
More recently and due to this controversy, Nike, which signed Kaepernick in 2011 as a spokesman, held off in using him for ad campaigns. However, Nike kept him on their roster even after Kaepernick became a free agent in 2017. Then on September 4, 2018, Nike announced that Kaepernick would be the face of its annual “Just Do It” advertisement campaign. The company also stated they planned to donate an undisclosed amount of money to Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights” organization. Nike makes the jerseys for all 32 NFL teams, however, it did not make the new “#ImWithKap” jerseys.
24/7 Sports reports – “Despite the backlash, public debate and attempts by the league to set new rules regarding player protest, Miami Dolphins wideouts Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson continued to show their support of Kaepernick and his cause by kneeling before the Dolphins-Titans Week 1 game on Sunday afternoon. Kaepernick thanked the two on social media later in the day.
“My Brothers (Kenny Stills) and (Albert Wilson) continue to show their unwavering strength by fighting for the oppressed!” he tweeted. “They have not backed down, even when attacked and intimidated. Their courage will move the world forward!”
Stills had been taking part in the player protest for well over a year and addressed his plan to continue to kneel in a recent post-practice interview.
“There are people in this country who are saying there are issues we want to bring to light, can you help us make change. Instead of people saying, yeah, let’s do this, let’s make change, let’s make our country a better place, it’s like, no, don’t do this then, this isn’t the right place, you don’t like the police.”
However, others note Kaepernick’s one condition for selling his “special” activist jersey seems to be that while he can capitalize on the disrespect of many, his actual jersey from when he actually played football is virtually worthless to those Americans even still willing to watch the NFL.
Newsweek reports of the current backlash –
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety, the umbrella agency for the state’s highway patrol troopers and other law enforcement, will no longer purchase Nike products after the Colin Kaepernick ad campaign, according to Gov. Phil Bryant and Commissioner Marshall Fisher.
“As commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, I will not support vendors who do not support law enforcement and the military,” Fisher told Mississippi Today on Friday.
Bryant told the news outlet that he supports Fisher’s decision. “He has a right to determine what vendors DPS does business with, and it’s not going to be with a company that pays an individual who has slandered our fine men and women in law enforcement.”
This is not the first time Nike has been dropped because of this ad campaign. College of the Ozarks in Missouri decided to drop Nike apparel from its athletics department. Ben Zahn, mayor of Kenner, Louisiana also placed a ban on Nike products in the city two days after the campaign was unveiled, saying that the use of the city’s resources would no longer be used to purchase Nike products.
“Under no circumstances will any Nike product or any product with the Nike logo be purchased for use or delivery at any City of Kenner Recreation Facility,” read a memorandum that was leaked on Twitter by activist Donna Brazile. The ban has since been lifted.”
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Alyssa Milano Struggles To Believe Jussie Smollett Would Commit MAGA Hate Hoax
Well…it seems whiny Celebrity Alyssa Milano is having a hard time believing that Jussie Smollett would actually fake a hate crime attack, wondering who “could be that hurtful.”
“If that man staged his own attack he is wrong in so many ways. No one could be that hurtful? To stage this? Right?” Alyssa Milano pleaded on Twitter.
“To fuck with all of us by playing into our weaknesses & make it even harder for victims to come forward?! No one could choose to be that hurtful? Right?! RIGHT?”
If that man staged his own attack he is wrong in so many ways.
No one could be that hurtful? To stage this? Right?
To fuck with all of us by playing into our weaknesses & make it even harder for victims to come forward?! No one could choose to be that hurtful? Right?! RIGHT?
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) February 18, 2019
According to reports over the weekend, Chicago police now believe that Empire actor Jussie Smollett orchestrated an attack on himself by paying two men to beat him.
“Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. The sources tell CNN that the two men are now cooperating fully with law enforcement,” tweeted CNN crime and justice reporter Shimon Prokupecz Saturday evening.
Earlier Saturday, Fox 32 Chicago’s Rafer Weigel, citing several police sources, reported Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo — the two Nigerian brothers arrested and later questioned by police about the alleged incident — purchased the rope found around the actor’s neck the night of the alleged attack at an ACE hardware store.
CBS Chicago’s Charlie De Mar reports at least one of the brothers bought the rope at Craft Beaver hardware store the weekend of January 25th. The rope was purchased at the direction of Smollett, De Mar, citing sources, added.
Hoaxster Smollett previously claimed that he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago in January. The “attackers” also allegedly shouted “This is MAGA country!” during the attack.
When the news originally broke of the alleged attack, many Hollywood celebrities used it to cast blame on President Trump and his supporters.
“Heartbroken and furious reading about the attack on JussieSmollett. I want Trump and all MAGA lunatics to burn in Hell,” actor Billy Eichner said last month.
Heartbroken and furious reading about the attack on @JussieSmollett. I want Trump and all MAGA lunatics to burn in Hell.
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) January 29, 2019
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Faking a hate crime, faking a lynching, in order to frame a group of people you don’t agree with, should be charged as a hate crime! This is how mentally ill the left is. It’s time for lawsuits. Apologies don’t mean anything so we should stop asking for them. These mentally ill folks are hell-bent on destroying innocent lives.
I saw this meme someone had posted recently. Which explains this so well.
“Only in 2019, would a gay black actor, pay Nigerians $4k a piece, to buy a rope, throw it around his neck and beat him up in order to blame white folks. Happy Black History Month!”
Sure explains the mentally ill left well. How sick you have to be to pay people to beat you up so you can blame it on white people. Because you hate white people that bad..
Welcome to the racist left,folks!
Malia Obama’s Secret Facebook Account Reveals How Much She Hates Trump
Can you imagine being brought up with so much hate at such a young age?
Well..it seems Malia Obama’s secret Facebook page has reportedly been found, and it divulges her true feelings about President Donald Trump.
Malia Obama described President Trump as ‘evil’ on her secret Facebook page where she exchanges messages friends including Joe Biden’s granddaughter, Daily Mail revealed.
The Facebook page operates under a pseudonym and does not appear to have been publicly updated since 2017.
Its cover photograph is of a row of pink post-it notes which read: ‘Donald Trump is President,’ ‘This is not normal’, ‘Donald Trump is evil’ and ‘Don’t be complacent.’
Among the comments written beneath the photograph is one by Biden’s 20-year-old granddaughter Finnegan.
She said: ‘Never saw this. I like it.’
There were some other political activity on the page, including a petition demanding action after the shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival left 58 people dead.
Malia is attending Harvard and had moved into freshman dorms in August 2017, a few months after she posted it on her profile.
She had been living in New York City in the months beforehand while interning at The Weinstein Company. Weinstein offered Malia an internship as a favor to her father, Barack Obama.
There are some other personal posts and pictures as well, showing the travels Malia took during the year before starting Harvard University.
Read the full story via Daily Mail
Amazing how she calls President Trump “evil”….yet she was interning for Weinstein who has sexually abused many women in Hollywood. The left never ceases to amaze me. And nothing is scarier than when radical leftists have children. They raise them to be hateful human beings. These kids are subject to full-court-press Leftist propaganda 24/7.
Malia Obama is another example of a brainless liberal. Once you’ve declared someone “evil” there are no barriers for anything you do to them. No more analysis or intelligent evaluations to be made.
She has long since joined the ranks of “useless idiots.”
Funny… She doesn’t want to talk about her daddy who financed terror via Iran to the tune of $150 billion dollars.
She doesn’t know the definition of evil. The apple sure doesn’t fall very far from the tree.. this poor soul is just about as dumb as her racist father and mother.