The NFL was dominated this weekend with talk of player protests after President Trump shared his very passionate thoughts about NFL players not standing for the National Anthem. I'm curious to get your thoughts. When players "take a knee" how does it make you feel; is it their right or is is disrespectful? Perhaps it's both.
When San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick decided not to stand for the National Anthem during NFL games, it became the kind of talk and fodder that extended far beyond football. It was his freedom of expression even if you disagreed with it.
I understand that emotions are very high right now and to some it could be rightfully so. Trumps orders to ban immigration has a lot of people citizens and immigrants worried about what the future may bring. Especially, to a nation that already seems so divided.
Since the votes were counted and Donald Trump was labeled "President Elect," protests have become the new norm. No, listen, I am well aware protesting happens all of the time, but it seems like everyone is getting involved these days.
A peaceful protest turned ugly this afternoon as hundreds of protestors lined themselves up in front of the governor's office expressing their concern over the state's budget.
They feel the governor's budget benefits the wealthy at the expense of the middle class...