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Megan Rapinoe is dividing
Americans instead of uniting them
in the fight for gender equity

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 7/7/2019 4:49:58 AM

Nike has withdrawn a new Independence Day-themed shoe featuring the Revolutionary War-era flag after former NFL quarterback and Nike-endorser Colin Kaepernick complained that the flag was a symbol of the slave era, according to the Wall Street Journal. Nike offered a lame excuse that it had removed the shoe from retailers because “it featured an old version of the American flag.” In fact, it featured the American flag that was actually in use in 1776 on the original Fourth of July, and it is named for the pioneering Founding Mother to whom its design is commonly attributed, Betsy Ross. As it happens, a version of that very flag


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Reply 1 - Posted by: PChristopher 7/7/2019 5:04:06 AM (No. 116283)
“I’ll probably never put my hand over my heart,” she told Yahoo Sports. “I’ll probably never sing the national anthem again.” Maybe she'd prefer The Hymn of the Soviet Union. I hear it's a favorite among Commucrats.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 7/7/2019 5:16:57 AM (No. 116284)
The ignorance of people concerning our history is staggering and the fact that Nike would not research and find out that Betsy Ross was actually a founder of the Abolition movement and that Pennsylvania was the first state to ban slavery is unconscionable. If I never buy another Nike product it will be too soon. They are a disgrace and I have never felt that a company should be banned from selling their product anywhere but I would support a ban on this propaganda machine for the communist party.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Osprey21 7/7/2019 6:32:07 AM (No. 116303)
Well, she's a dyke, so we already know she's mentally ill.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2 7/7/2019 6:32:11 AM (No. 116304)
The Colin Kaepernicks, Megan Rapinoes, AOCs, and Omars of this country are doing the hating and the dividing. Every time one of these ignorant loudmouthed, entitled children speak their alleged minds, America dies a little.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 7/7/2019 6:51:55 AM (No. 116317)
The purple hair's a nice touch. I suspect that she'll go trans before it's all over.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter 7/7/2019 6:57:15 AM (No. 116319)
I hope this team loses. I cannot cheer for those who are supposed to be representing this country, but who think it's cool to throw ugliness at the nation and her president.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq 7/7/2019 7:25:48 AM (No. 116340)
She doesn't even know what goes where, and why. How could I value anything she says?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Tennman 7/7/2019 7:25:54 AM (No. 116341)
Loud, shrill, abrasive, vulgar. What's not to love about Megan?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: udanja99 7/7/2019 8:02:13 AM (No. 116369)
I don’t give a cr@p about soccer, though I played it back in the late 60’s-early 70’s long before it became all the rage. And I do hope that they lose and all of them drift into obscurity. Rapinoe can go play for any country that she thinks is better than this one. How about one of those Muslim shiiteholes - or do they even allow women to participate in sports?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: cartcart 7/7/2019 8:12:20 AM (No. 116383)
Which of all the plethora of genders is she trying to make equal? If she does not work for all of them, she is favoring one over another and her efforts are meaningless. I hope the US WOMEN lose this match-for all of the forgooton and under-represented men on the team.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: NancyD 7/7/2019 8:22:05 AM (No. 116391)
I won't watch the USA team because of this he/she. I refuse to waste time on people complaining about made up crap.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rather Read 7/7/2019 8:23:26 AM (No. 116394)
For the first time in my life, I am not cheering for the USA. I hope they get beat resoundingly.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/7/2019 8:28:19 AM (No. 116398)
I did not need an excuse to detest soccer in the US, in that we try to copy every stupid thing Europe does, but now I have one. Thanks anyway, Megan.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: fayebeck 7/7/2019 9:22:00 AM (No. 116471)
#8 "loud, shrill, abrasive and vulgar" describes most "women" these days.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Daisymay 7/7/2019 9:31:07 AM (No. 116481)
I disagree, #14. Don't equate "Most Women" with the Nasty Megan and others LIKE HER! Most women are happy to be WOMEN! Most women I know are not loud, shrill, abrasive and vulgar. I guess it depends on where you hang out, but MOST go about their business being wives and mothers. That said, I cannot cheer for the USA team today either (along with other Posters here). I can't forgive them allowing one player on their Team to shame our country the way she is doing. They should, as a group, have stopped it before it happened in front of the world. I don't care how good a player she is!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DVC 7/7/2019 10:02:57 AM (No. 116513)
A nasty, foul-mouthed, anti-American lesbian is NOT someone that I think represents America. She may represent San Fran (despicable, nasty, letist place) but NOT America. Soccer is boring. Women's soccer is double boring. Women's soccer with obnoxious, foul mouthed, America-hating lesbians playing is not something that I would watch EVER.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: edgar 7/7/2019 10:31:47 AM (No. 116549)
The players make it a tough team to like and to support. Too bad. Not much else on tv these days.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: red1066 7/7/2019 10:33:25 AM (No. 116551)
A month from now we'll be saying, Who?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: cor-vet 7/7/2019 11:16:41 AM (No. 116603)
Megan Rapinoe and Colon Kaeperdink are not people I would listen to, if I wanted advise!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: HotRod 7/7/2019 11:17:08 AM (No. 116604)
It's amazing how a single idiot can turn people against a sport! I have no interest in watching, much less cheering for, the American team any more. I have always like watching soccer and my kids played it. I ignored the people who denigrated it because I didn't care what they think. Because of a single person, and the division he caused, I have lost interest in professional football. It's a shame these people are catered to by the left, but that is what the left does- it destroys good things.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: HammerDax56 7/7/2019 11:58:30 AM (No. 116661)
Blind hatred and self over team. That’s all they represent to me. BTW, which country do they want to win since they believe America sucks?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: dwa 7/7/2019 12:05:33 PM (No. 116666)
#14, I would qualify that as most "liberal" women. Also, Rapinoe is just following her leader, Obama, who was ashamed of this country and spent his entire presidency apologizing for it to world leaders. Two of a kind.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: thewarden 7/7/2019 12:36:26 PM (No. 116701)
Why doesn’t anyone ask her point blank ‘then why do you play on the USA team?’. Why do you, eh?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Smart11344 7/7/2019 12:40:34 PM (No. 116706)
I think the Kardashians are disgusing, but Kaepernick makes them look good. Please get out of our country.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Wary American 7/7/2019 1:08:49 PM (No. 116743)
My one question: Is HE still in hormone therapy? Need much more boobs...and acts like a dic.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Penney 7/7/2019 1:33:01 PM (No. 116753)
The politically radicalized lefty media fuels & propels ANY issue that will divide Americans and separate this country from its foundational Constitutional principles. Even FNC has gone beyond the pale on this one and has now sunk to the lefty-biased, 'spoon-feeding,'PC propaganda level of npr/pbs. ...Trying to tune out such media intemidations but that does present quite a challenge these days. Better to get out & about than to watch such media-driven pap.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack 7/7/2019 1:41:38 PM (No. 116756)
Any team that represents America should be composed of true Americans. I will root and cheer for them as a team but I would rather see them not participate in any sport with phony Americans. I abhor spineless Bernie Sander being an Interdependent and Socialist party member posing as a Democrat. Neither the American Women's Soccer Team or the Democrat party should accept as team members. Both phonies are not morally strong enough to wear the Red White and Blue colors.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: rbruce20 7/7/2019 10:17:48 PM (No. 117071)
The USWNT is no better than a good U16 boys team.
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