Sixth Day of Christmas Incentives Under the Fedora Facebook, Baltimore, Pelosi, Waters, NFL Protests and Resistance “Heroes”

One might think that when Mark Trapscott used "shocking" to describe the NYT piece on the arbitrary nature on Facebook's censors he did because the real shock was the Times hitting a system primarily used to censor conservatives, but the reality is every such tyrannical system eventually eat their own and with twenty potential Democrats running … Continue reading Sixth Day of Christmas Incentives Under the Fedora Facebook, Baltimore, Pelosi, Waters, NFL Protests and Resistance “Heroes”

Non-Tweets under the Fedora for 12-16-18 Holy Spirit, Twitter, Government, Cleveland Browns and Demands

Pro-tip for experienced Christians, when you declare you are going to leave something for the Holy Spirit to decide said spirit is going to take you seriously and make that decision based on his desires not yours.  Which is why I didn't get to sleep in on my only day off this week For years … Continue reading Non-Tweets under the Fedora for 12-16-18 Holy Spirit, Twitter, Government, Cleveland Browns and Demands

The NFLPA Should Register as an Official Donor to the Trump Campaign…

...because stories like this: NFL players continued to protest during the national anthem on Thursday night as the league began the first full week of its 2018 preseason. Some players held their fists in the air, while others decided to kneel, despite the controversy surrounding the action. Wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson, both … Continue reading The NFLPA Should Register as an Official Donor to the Trump Campaign…

Trump to NFL Players: Bring Me a List

by baldilocks Last week, at the request of one Kim Kardashian West, President Trump commuted the life sentence of a non-violent drug dealer Alice Marie Johnson. Johnson had served 21 years. Now the president wants to keep the ball rolling, as it were. I’ve been LMAO ever since I read about this yesterday. U.S. President … Continue reading Trump to NFL Players: Bring Me a List

Cause and Effect Matt Light and the end of Kneeling Protests for the NFL

You might remember last week I wrote this about Matt Light, who after excoriating his New England Patriots for kneeling during the national anthem was voted into the Patriots Hall of Fame by the fans: While I don’t expect the league or the Patriots to acknowledge the part Light’s unequivocal response to those anthem protests … Continue reading Cause and Effect Matt Light and the end of Kneeling Protests for the NFL

Matt Light Made the Patriots Hall of Fame for Being Ashamed of Being a Patriot When the Team Kneeled

On WEEI as I was driving into work today in between expressions of delight at the unexpected success of the Celtics vs LeBron James and Cleveland I was listening to the hosts express surprise that Matt Light won the fan vote for the Patriots Hall of fame over Richard Seymour and Mike Vrabel. On Wednesday, … Continue reading Matt Light Made the Patriots Hall of Fame for Being Ashamed of Being a Patriot When the Team Kneeled

Cause and Effect Eric Reed Edition or How DARE my actions have consequences

Eric Reed late of the San Francisco 49ers is outraged at the idea that actions have consequences: “The notion that I can be a great signing for your team for cheap, not because of my skill set but because I’ve protested systemic oppression, is ludicrous,” Reid tweeted Thursday. “If you think is [sic], then your … Continue reading Cause and Effect Eric Reed Edition or How DARE my actions have consequences

NFL: Let’s Listen Together…except to those AMVETS

Well that's one way to get people to talk about a game whose result everyone not living in Philly believes in a foregone conclusion. “Freedom of speech works both ways,” he said. “We respect the rights of those who choose to protest, as these rights are precisely what our members have fought — and in … Continue reading NFL: Let’s Listen Together…except to those AMVETS

Why ESPN & WEEI not Withstanding Pats Fans Should Get Over the Jimmy Garoppolo Trade

Feldman: Ah yes, did you bring the um ... the specimen of your um ... and so on, and so on? Martin: Yes I did. It's in the car. [pause] There's rather a lot. Feldman: Good, good. Martin: Do you really need twelve gallons? Feldman: No, no, not really. Martin: Do you test it? Feldman: No. … Continue reading Why ESPN & WEEI not Withstanding Pats Fans Should Get Over the Jimmy Garoppolo Trade

How My Dad Stopped Me From Becoming One of Those Women

by baldilocks At the New York Post, Jay Cost talks about why he’s considering giving up watching the NFL; mostly about officiating and “freak” injuries. It’s not that much of an interesting read, but it made me think about the time that I almost became one of those women. 12-year- old me to my dad: … Continue reading How My Dad Stopped Me From Becoming One of Those Women

Get Ready for Tom Brady Class Growth Numbers that’ll make 3% look Roetlisbergerish

The best way to descrive the effect of the tax cut bill that just passed will have on our already improving economy is to think of it as the difference between Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady. By any standard Ben Roethlisberger is a great quarterback. His stats are impressive. … Continue reading Get Ready for Tom Brady Class Growth Numbers that’ll make 3% look Roetlisbergerish

That was a Catch

Forgetting the kneeling and other things the end of yesterday Steelers / Patriots game is everything that's wrong with the NFL. I only had a chance to listen to a little bit of the Patriots / Steelers game on my 1st break but had to go turn it off just after the pats kicked their … Continue reading That was a Catch

New York Steakhouse Makes a Bold Stand

While driving down Route 55 in Lagrangeville, New York (about 60 miles north of New York City) on the way to a medical appointment yesterday, I spotted a sign outside of Kelly's Steaks and Spirits that sure lifted mine! The sign announced that they DO NOT air NFL games in that establishment and the sign … Continue reading New York Steakhouse Makes a Bold Stand

Ok Digiorno, Pizza Hut what’s YOUR position on the NFL Protests?

There have been a lot of snark from a lot of Pizza companies about Papa John's statement concerning the NFL protests hurting their sales. Pizza Hut has bragged that their sales are up , Digiorno's frozen pizza has been trolling them and plenty of people on twitter have followed suit, but if you look at … Continue reading Ok Digiorno, Pizza Hut what’s YOUR position on the NFL Protests?

Papa John’s Says it Aloud (and Pizza Hut Confirms It)

For weeks our friends in media, particularly in the sports media have been doing all they can to make sure that the entire world knows that whatever is the cause of the drop in ratings for the NFL and the empty seats it definitely , positively and just plain isn't mostly connected to the players … Continue reading Papa John’s Says it Aloud (and Pizza Hut Confirms It)