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Major League Soccer Team Bans Betsy
Ross Flag, Calls it a ‘Symbol for
Hate Groups’

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Posted By: Imright, 9/5/2019 2:26:31 PM

America’s premier soccer league, Major League Soccer, has declared the red, white, and blue Betsy Ross flag a “symbol for hate groups” and banned a couple in Utah from waving it at games.A Utah couple who were in attendance at a Major League Soccer Real Salt Lake game says they were told by stadium officials to put away their Betsy Ross flag because the original flag of the American Revolution is a “symbol for hate groups.” According to Randolf and Diana Scott, the league now claims that the flag, one of America’s earliest national banners,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JediJerry 9/5/2019 2:28:34 PM (No. 172339)
Major League Soccer is the symbol of stupidity.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man 9/5/2019 2:32:55 PM (No. 172347)
Mistake Number 1: Attending a soccer game. Mistake Number 2: Watching a soccer game. Mistake Number 3: Thinking soccer is a sport appreciated by Americans.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Avikingman 9/5/2019 2:33:04 PM (No. 172348)
Like I'll miss it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Remnants 9/5/2019 2:34:15 PM (No. 172350)
i don't mean to sound "racist", but how many members of the league are not-native born Americans or naturalized citizens? Mayhaps, they have little or no regard for American history or its culture. It is what it is.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MFM 9/5/2019 2:45:39 PM (No. 172363)
Major league kickball is the perfect waste of time for like minded socialists..
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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird 9/5/2019 2:46:42 PM (No. 172364)
Fine. A Utah soccer team has gone snowflake on the Betsy Ross flag. These fools don’t understand how few would feel pain if they never had to watch a soccer game - ever...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/5/2019 2:56:56 PM (No. 172378)
Like I care what foreign imports who play soccer in the US have to say about anything. I can go to a bar and watch people struggle to score than at a soccer game. I have never watched soccer and certainly won't start now.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: 66Strat 9/5/2019 3:01:05 PM (No. 172382)
Soccer is extremely boring and not worth of anyone's time. Kudos to this couple for attempting to add value to an otherwise useless event.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 9/5/2019 3:08:10 PM (No. 172384)
They are right it is a symbol of hate! All those who hate America hate any American Flag from the first one to the one being manufactured today.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: skacmar 9/5/2019 3:15:53 PM (No. 172394)
What hate groups? Name one! The flag is only a symbol of hate to crazy liberals.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: SALady 9/5/2019 3:23:56 PM (No. 172399)
With the very small number of fans the Major Soccer League already has, I'm guessing they can't really afford to offend the few they have left!!!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: zoidberg 9/5/2019 3:24:57 PM (No. 172401)
Un-American football.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: JL80863 9/5/2019 3:43:39 PM (No. 172413)
Wow, a sports organization dumber than the NFL.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: HotRod 9/5/2019 3:44:10 PM (No. 172414)
Soccer is an ''International'' sport. It has no roots in the U.S. I would bet there are flags waved by the crowds from countries that hate us.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Heraclitus 9/5/2019 3:53:28 PM (No. 172419)
Can you imagine any other country or political or activist interest group tolerating the redefinition of the meaning of or misappropriation of their flag or emblem or symbol by their enemies or antagonists?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Newtsche 9/5/2019 3:56:17 PM (No. 172421)
I read in the last several days of the Portland, OR MLS team being a favorite of the local anitifa crowd. They pack an area of the stadium and are particularly obnoxious and combative. With soccer less than interesting to most Americans, it looks to be a natural fit for those hating our country.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: subal 9/5/2019 4:26:46 PM (No. 172444)
Ban America’s premier soccer league, Major League Soccer!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Proud Texan 9/5/2019 4:45:04 PM (No. 172455)
I didn't realize there was a premier Major league Soccer. And now they have less than half as many fans as they had yesterday.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 9/5/2019 5:08:37 PM (No. 172470)
Seems like they learned nothing from the NFL's mistakes.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: William A. Hollerman 9/5/2019 5:13:13 PM (No. 172473)
Soccer has always been anti-American. Now we have concrete evidence! I say we need to boycott it as well as pro American football too.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 9/5/2019 6:01:34 PM (No. 172503)
I'd boycott "Major League Soccer" in the same way that I now boycott the NFL and NBA . . . except that I've never watched "Major League Soccer"
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Dignitary Protection 9/5/2019 6:20:16 PM (No. 172514)
Major League Soccer is loved by the liberals in Portland and Seattle. That should answer any question you might have had about their decision.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Rumblehog 9/5/2019 6:22:11 PM (No. 172518)
We live in the land of the FREE and the home of the BRAVE. Since when do we "ban" anything so silly? The HATE is here among the left and this "banning" stuff is all about being the ones to control language and actions. To hell with them.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Ming 9/5/2019 7:19:45 PM (No. 172565)
Utah, huh? Now I know how we ended up with Romney.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: bobn.t 9/5/2019 8:37:50 PM (No. 172620)
Ban soccer. It's UnAmerican and a girly game. Sisies, Sissies, Sissies. Real men play and watch the all-American football game (Go Broncos, Go Huskers, Go Bama. Go Air Force)
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Chuzzles 9/5/2019 8:51:18 PM (No. 172626)
To add to #4, if those foreign players want to continue to take American dosh, they need to start respecting the nation they play in. Only real hate group I know of is the Democrat party that hates history and America. Same with this league.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Historybuff 9/6/2019 11:57:32 AM (No. 173131)
Symbol of hate groups? Name them. The Betsy Ross flag is a legitimate US Flag and can be flow as same as the 50 star flag of today. That would be from the mast of a US Navy ship, or behind the President of the United States. And here is the one to get the hackles up - so is the Gadsden flag - the "Don't Tread on Me" flag. Stupidity is not confined to the NFL.
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