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Old 18th October 2017, 01:04 PM   #841
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CNN contributor and former NFL receiver Donte Stallworth said Saturday the NFL kneeling protests are also about the "gender pay gap" and "housing discrimination" in addition to police brutality toward minorities and racism.

What better place to find possibly the largest "gender pay gap" and easily correct it? Well in the NFL of course. An NFL player earns on average $27,000 per regular season game. How much do the NFL cheerleaders make per game? $75-$100. Of course the players should make more than the cheerleaders?, but .003 cents for every $1.00? Where is the outrage? At least pay the cheerleaders a nickel for every dollar the players earn. That would equal $1350 per game- the NFL teams can surely afford at least that. If the owners had a true sense of equality and fair play, they would pay the cheerleaders $27,000 per game and set the world on fire with their display of anti-gender gap pay.
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Old 18th October 2017, 04:19 PM   #842
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Originally Posted by bytewizard View Post
CNN contributor and former NFL receiver Donte Stallworth said Saturday the NFL kneeling protests are also about the "gender pay gap" and "housing discrimination" in addition to police brutality toward minorities and racism.

What better place to find possibly the largest "gender pay gap" and easily correct it? Well in the NFL of course. An NFL player earns on average $27,000 per regular season game. How much do the NFL cheerleaders make per game? $75-$100. Of course the players should make more than the cheerleaders?, but .003 cents for every $1.00? Where is the outrage? At least pay the cheerleaders a nickel for every dollar the players earn. That would equal $1350 per game- the NFL teams can surely afford at least that. If the owners had a true sense of equality and fair play, they would pay the cheerleaders $27,000 per game and set the world on fire with their display of anti-gender gap pay.

If you meant this to be an entry submission for the False Equivalency Championship of the Universe™ you have my vote.
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Old 18th October 2017, 05:31 PM   #843
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NFL commissioner Gooden said today he thinks that NFL players should stand for the anthem, but there will not be a rule punishing them if they don't.
I suspect the Players Union warned him that such a rule would result in a long and brusing court room battle on First Amendment grounds, and Gooden decided the wrath of Trump was better then that.

I suspect the protest will burn themselves out, anyway.
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Old 18th October 2017, 05:33 PM   #844
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The NFL and Trump have a bit of a history. Mid 1980's. I well remember that court case. The odds that the NFL is going to play nice with Mr Trump are sort of small.
Oh, I 100% believe that payback is a major reason Trump keeps flogging this issue,
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Old 18th October 2017, 07:08 PM   #845
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I guess this should go here:

http://www.latimes.com/business/hilt...018-story.html

Trump, according to the text of Kaepernick’s grievance complaint, “has been an organizing force” in the joint decision by the league’s 32 owners to deny the quarterback even a tryout.
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Old 18th October 2017, 08:05 PM   #846
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Originally Posted by C_Felix View Post
I guess this should go here:

http://www.latimes.com/business/hilt...018-story.html

Trump, according to the text of Kaepernick’s grievance complaint, “has been an organizing force” in the joint decision by the league’s 32 owners to deny the quarterback even a tryout.
Read it. That's it? That is what he has got? He lost. He has nothing that hints at collusion.
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Old 18th October 2017, 08:47 PM   #847
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Oh, I 100% believe that payback is a major reason Trump keeps flogging this issue,
All he has to do to pay them back is to give them 3 dollars. (read up on the details of the court case if necessary ..)
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NFL commissioner Gooden said today he thinks that NFL players should stand for the anthem, but there will not be a rule punishing them if they don't.
Gooden pitched for the Mets (and he pitched very well), while Goodell is the NFL Comish.
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Old 19th October 2017, 08:35 AM   #848
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
NFL commissioner Gooden said today he thinks that NFL players should stand for the anthem, but there will not be a rule punishing them if they don't.
I suspect the Players Union warned him that such a rule would result in a long and brusing court room battle on First Amendment grounds, and Gooden decided the wrath of Trump was better then that..
Maybe, but I think a more important factor was that Jerry Jones wasn't there.

Jones has been the one spouting off the loudest. He is, of course, a vocal Trump supporter.

I think you are seeing that most of the owners aren't feeling the same way. Without Jones around, it's not an issue.
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