NFL player Colin Kaepernick sits during national anthem; 49ers defend move

Albert Camus, “The welfare of humanity type is always the alibi of tyrants.” Troubles are multiplied when one’s scriptures command brutality for the sake of one’s god. Christian scriptures do not command killing of non-believers.

Fellowship of the Minds

This is coming from an “oppressed” black guy who is worth $16 million.

Colin Kaepernick Colin Kaepernick From MSN: Colin Kaepernick, who has been mired in aquarterback controversywithBlaine Gabbert to see who will leadthe 49ers this season, may have sparked a realcontroversy Friday night.

Kaepernickdid not stand for the national anthem before the 49erspreseason game at Levi’s Stadium, although themove went unnoticed by most at the reported the story more than an hour after the game, and no reporters asked Kaepernick about it following the 49ers 21-10 loss to the Packers.

Kaepernick explained his stance during an interview with “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color,” he said after the game. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look…

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