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In Taki’s Magazine, Charles Norman writes about Colin Kaepernick:

In the summer of 2016, Colin Kaepernick started wearing “cops are pigs” socks and chose not to partake in the national anthem, at the behest of his then-new girlfriend Nessa Diab, an MTV and radio host who was raised Muslim in California by her Egyptian parents. Diab not only suggested his protests but the next year, through her posts on social media, cost the quarterback a backup job with the Baltimore Ravens. She might be another example of what Steve Sailer referred to when he spoke of our society’s increasing “Rule by Actresses.” Sadly, though, this was not the first time Kaepernick had gotten in trouble through a woman: Two years prior he was not charged when a quasi-girlfriend claimed she may have been sexually assaulted by him. Those are potential charges that, in the era of #MeToo, and when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have suspended their starting quarterback three games for allegedly groping his Uber driver, Kaepernick should be thankful took place in humanity’s Sexual Dark Ages—the year 2014.

Kaepernick went 3-16 as a starter his last two seasons playing in the NFL. I’d be more inclined in his favor if he were in Canada like Johnny Manziel trying to show he deserves to be back in the big time. (Manziel has been benched in Montreal after two lousy starts at QB.)

Generally, black quarterbacks tend to decline in impact as injuries and new defensive schemes take their tolls.

In contrast, Drew Brees is (apparently) forever. The 39 year old of average height has completed 65 out of 80 passes this season.

 
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  1. Anonymous[402] • Disclaimer says:

    Two years prior he was not charged when a quasi-girlfriend claimed she may have been sexually assaulted by him.

    I don’t know whether the author’s phrasing is less than clear, but let me ask: would she become full girlfriend if she actually remembered whether the assault did in fact take place or not?

    “I have a dream … “

  2. Kapernick is a smart guy. Saw his future as an NFL QB was done and moved on to a new career. Learned to play the MSM like a fiddle and make money a ton of money off of White Guilt. He deserves extra credit for being able to pull this off as a mixed race child raised by his white mother.

    I think Kapernick’s SJW activities are all just posing and he would have pretended to be anything to make a buck. I don’t blame him for this. Hell, everyone has to make a living. However, for those who are honestly opposed to Kapernick’s “revolutionary”message: please just ignore him. Publicity for Kapernick is like oxygen for a flame. If denied it, he will quickly fade away.

  3. bomag says:

    this was not the first time Kaepernick had gotten in trouble

    Today’s taste makers are latching on to unsympathetic characters. I guess the purity they want us to embrace doesn’t exist.

  4. DFH says:

    My cursory research suggests that she in fact has an egyptian father and black American mother, which might explain why she looks as she does.

  5. The hideous RGIII is in Balto, backing just-as-bad Flacco. He’s Black, read-option, broke a knee, failed in Washington while the guy drafted the same year by the Skins in the 4th round moved on with his White arm. Cousins, is knocking them dead in Minnesota.. These read option guys can’t run a pocket-based ball control scheme and once their legs are dead (Or like Cam Newton, brained yesterday without coming out of the game for the Protocol. Anyone notice?). Even so, when you aren’t a big surprise anymore, defenses plan.

    • Replies: @Autochthon
  6. Anon[204] • Disclaimer says:

    O/T

    Headlines that are coming too late to help out the GOP

    Out of Stock This Holiday Season: Store Workers

    There were 757,000 retail job openings across the country in July, about 100,000 more than the same time a year ago. The number of openings surpassed the number of hires from March through June for the first time in a decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And some big cities, including New York, San Francisco and Seattle, are facing a shortage of workers with retail skills, according to data from LinkedIn.

    Retailers are responding by starting the push for holiday workers earlier than ever, raising wages and offering extra perks such as profit-sharing and paid time off for part-time associates. They are also hosting recruiting marathons with the goal of hiring thousands of workers in a single day.

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/out-of-stock-this-holiday-season-store-workers-1537176600

    I still see no sign of a true labor shortage, where companies are forced to raise pay in excess of inflation. The average management type still perceives that advertising will get workers at a lower cost than pay raises.

    Profit sharing is a good idea, and should have been mandated as part of the tax cut. But, GOP gonna GOP…

    • Replies: @Romanian
  7. ChillBrah says:

    Said sexual assault charges were never filed and the complaint was deemed unfounded.

  8. @NJ Transit Commuter

    Kapernick is a smart guy

    I think Diab is the brains behind this op.

    She’s a Coudenhove-Kalergi poster girl, but she’s in her late 30s. No one is going to throw leading roles or high-profile modeling gigs anymore.

    Aside – late 30s Olivia Munn gets a pass because she is the hapa manic pixie dream girl of every white male sperg in America. The money in that demo is why she gets a Mary Sue role in the new Predator film.

    Back to Diab.

    She’s stuck on HOT 97 in NYC, which is still far too much influence for an obvious America hater.

    Like Meghan Markle, Diab is using full-on porn-level sex to control and manipulate Kaepernick as a means of poisoning the national dialogue and expand her influence by proxy.

    Diab is probably thrilled Kaep is out of the NFL. Not being in the League significantly reduces his access to younger, hotter, tighter gals that could distract Kaep from furthering the Narrative.

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @Prester John
  9. Ryan Fitzpatrick is the “white” quarterback par excellence. He succeeds mostly by being smarter than everyone around him. He is a great back-up because he can master systems quickly and read opposing defenses. He usually gets off to a strong start because he is a few games ahead on the learning curve every year compared to opposing defenses. Start him too often though and his physical limitations start to catch up with him as opponents figure out how to game plan against him.

    • Replies: @Dtbb
  10. @NJ Transit Commuter

    Publicity for Kapernick is like oxygen for a flame. If denied it, he will quickly fade away

    He and President Trump are locked in a mutually beneficial relationship. Kaepernick actually was fading away until Trump fanned the flames again last fall. It is amazing what a strong motivator “black players disrespecting the flag” has turned out to be for Trump’s base. Trump has no interest in letting it fade.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  11. Barnard says:

    It is also worth noting that Alex Smith, the QB Kaepernick replaced when Smith was injured in San Francisco, is still playing well for the Washington Redskins. A former QB like Jim Harbaugh should have known Kaepernick wasn’t going to make it long term with his lack of passing accuracy.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  12. McFly says:

    As a mixed-race child adopted into a white family, Colin felt insecure about not fitting in with the black kids.

    Since pretty early in his childhood, he has forever been trying to prove how black he is.

    • Replies: @Arclight
  13. Anon[346] • Disclaimer says:

    Generally, black quarterbacks tend to decline in impact as injuries and new defensive schemes take their tolls.

    Why is this?

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    , @David In TN
  14. George says:

    “Those are potential charges that, in the era of #MeToo,” Nope.

    MeToo only applies to people who want free money from ‘The Man’. NIKE has been off the reservation probably for a few decades, and Colin Kaepernick has joined them. Of any major company, NIKE probably depends the least on establishment anything. I am guessing they probably sell a minimum amount of footwear to wealthy white American that are pissed at the kneeling thing, the police, and the US military but the reality is NIKE sells most of its shoes to people who are not connected with the US establishment.

    So NIKE and Kaepernick get little benefit from playing “The Man’s” game so they don’t. What if college teams boycotted NIKE? Basically nothing, NIKE would not have to pay them their customary fee for using NIKE products, and whoever’s shoes they did use would be publically humiliated. NIKE’s brand might even be enhanced by a boycott. So MeToo magic encantation probably does not apply and the NFL pale old males know it.

    Lucky #7

    Colin Kaepernick Has NFL’s Top-Selling Jersey Since National Anthem Protest

    https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2661838-colin-kaepernick-has-49ers-top-selling-jersey-since-national-anthem-protest

    • Replies: @MarcB.
  15. countenance says: • Website

    at the behest of his then-new girlfriend

    NFL/Nike Super Simp.

  16. @NJ Transit Commuter

    It’s not guilt, it’s vanity. Guilty people aren’t smug.

    • Agree: Digital Samizdat
  17. George says:
    @NJ Transit Commuter

    “Publicity for Kapernick is like oxygen for a flame. ”

    You’re saying the NFL, in 2009, should not have forced their largely Black employees to make a political statement at the start of every NFL game?

    Smart young people with $$$ to spend do not follow football, even if you pay them to.

    https://www.si.com/nfl/2018/02/01/jeopardy-football-category-video

    The episode of Jeopardy was shot just before the Super Bowl, my guess is if Trabeck asked them to name an important sporting event happening next week, they would not have punted and asked ‘what is the Super bowl’.

  18. @Peter Akuleyev

    Trump has always been a publicity whore. And he is very good at it. Otherwise he would not be president.

    Trump and his loudest critics have a symbiotic relationship. They feed off each other and the publicity their conflicts generate.

    I believe that had the anti-Trump protestors simply kept quiet, he never would’ve been elected. Even BLM leadership now admit they helped put Trump in office. Their defense is they thought Hillary Clinton would win anyway.

    For the record, I knew people who had known Ms. Clinton for decades and other people who had known Mr. Trump for decades. They all voted for Ms. Clinton, as did I. That didn’t stop me from seeing how Trump was playing his opponents like a Stradivarius.

  19. @NJ Transit Commuter

    He deserves extra credit for being able to pull this off as a mixed race child raised by his white mother.

    Are you serious? The black-kid-raised-by-whites-who-goes-blacker-than-black is a trope. We’ve even had a case in the White House.

  20. Anon7 says:

    I’m not surprised that anthem-protesting was suggested by a woman. Protests and consciousness-raising are feminine strategies. First, you do something dramatic that draws attention to yourself, and then you appeal to powerful men to fix the problem. I think this is one reason that men are annoyed with the kneeling movement. If a man were to draw attention to himself in some dramatic way, and then point out that a lightbulb in his house has gone out, wouldn’t you ask him “Why haven’t you gotten a bulb and fixed it? What’s wrong with you?” (Certainly his wife would. Complaining dramatically to get things fixed around the house is her job!)

    As Bill Burr has pointed out, taking the most overtly masculine men in our culture (football players) and them dressing them up like baby girls with pink ribbons to draw attention to some problem is annoying and insulting. Grown men kneeling like drama queens to force some kind of social change is equally annoying.

  21. His girlfriend is a communist muslim. This is who we are, people. [obama smirk]

  22. Florestan says:

    Before Kaepernick began his protest, there was a lot of talk about how too many pro football players were suffering from post-concussion syndrome and that the sport was simply too dangerous for people to play. Did taking the knee during the National Anthem have the paradoxical effect of saving the NFL from the cross-hairs of the medical profession? It almost sounds like a conspiracy.

    • Replies: @stillCARealist
    , @Hrw-500
  23. Dtbb says:
    @NJ Transit Commuter

    He was not raised by his white mother. He was adopted by a white couple with all their privileges. Just has a few screws loose.

  24. AndrewR says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    I knew people who had known Ms. Clinton for decades and other people who had known Mr. Trump for decades.

    And I’m Albert Einstein.

  25. Anonym says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    So you didn’t vote for Trump then, but only started commenting here in 2017. Have your views changed since 2016?

    It’s pretty funny that with the supppsed symbiotic relationship, it is only Trump who gets to have his cake (the publicity) and eat it (win the political contest) too.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  26. Dtbb says:
    @Peter Akuleyev

    What happens when he is 3 and 0 and Jameis Winston is off suspension. Should be very interesting.

  27. Bill H says: • Website

    Well, it’s about work ethic, too. Drew Brees, when at San Diego, had an understrength throwing arm. In the aftermath of shoulder injury, he engaged in an unbelievable amount of work and not only restored the shoulder but increased the strength of his throwing arm to become one of the strongest in the league.

    Kaepernick had potential, but a poor work ethic resulted in his performance diminishing.

    • Replies: @e
  28. njguy73 says:

    You’ll notice “Just Do It” is not far from John Lennon’s own favorite motto from the ’60s, “Do What You Want,” which was occultist Aleister Crowley’s “Do What Thou Wilt.” Before you snicker at that connection, remember it was also Rubin, Hoffman, and Ginsberg who tried to levitate the Pentagon 51 years ago.

    They should have taken flying lessons.

    What, too soon?

  29. @NJ Transit Commuter

    I think Kapernick’s SJW activities are all just posing and he would have pretended to be anything to make a buck.

    Yes, it’s posing. But not for money. He was trying to impress his girlfriend because she was losing interest in him as his QB stock plummeted.

    For money he could have easily been a backup for the Ravens, which is a really good job for a black QB who isn’t that good at football.

    GF torpedoed that idea because she didn’t want him away in Baltimore/DC hanging around top female talent unsupervised as an NFL player AND top sjw figure.

  30. pyrrhus says:

    Kapernick is maybe half as smart as Drew Breeze, which explains why he sucks as a QB, and it’s pathetic how he, as an NFL player, has been pushed around by a GF that most men would run from….

    • Replies: @Truth
  31. Kap accepted an award from Amnesty Int’l and claimed cops are ‘terrorizing’ blacks browns, and literally getting away with murder. This is his premise.

    And yet his only explicit demand seems to be: “Give me a QB job in the NFL”

    https://www.city-journal.org/nikes-new-ad-campaign-colin-kaepernick-16156.html

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  32. @Paleo Liberal

    ” They all voted for Ms. Clinton, as did I.”… You and Tiny Duck.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  33. @Desiderius

    False guilt is the new false modesty.

  34. What’s exasperating about Colin Kapernick is that…he’s taken my name!

    No. What’s exasperating about Colin Kapernick is that like Obama, he is only nominally ‘black.’ He’s a mulatto to begin with, and then he was adopted and raised by white parents in a white part of the country. How is he black?

    It’s ironic to realize that in some respects, I may be ‘blacker’ than he is.

  35. @Ghost of Bull Moose

    ‘Kap accepted an award from Amnesty Int’l and claimed cops are ‘terrorizing’ blacks browns, and literally getting away with murder. This is his premise.

    And yet his only explicit demand seems to be: “Give me a QB job in the NFL” ‘

    Be fair. That’s just a variation on the usual demand. It’s always ‘my people are oppressed — so give me a sweet job.’

  36. @Paleo Liberal

    ‘…Even BLM leadership now admit they helped put Trump in office. Their defense is they thought Hillary Clinton would win anyway…’

    Every cloud has a silver lining, etc. Black Lives Matter did help accomplish something positive!

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  37. Bugg says:

    Recall Kapernick on his own walked away from a guaranteed 49er contract option that played him $13 million expecting to make much more.

    The Seattle Seahawks considered signing him but Kapernick wanted more money than the were willing to pay him.

    Similarly John Elway and the Broncos were willing to sign Kapernick, but he balked at paying him more than $6 million, with the promise of more if he was any good. Kapernick refused.

    Ozzy Newsome and the Ravens were all set to sign Kapernick last year until his moron girlfriend posted a picture on her social media of Ravens owner Steve Biscotti and Ravens HOFer Ray Lewis suggesting a slavery relationship. Understandably Newsome(who happens to be black but is one of the most respected NFL GMs) could not have a player insulting his team’s owner and their most popular all time player.

    In short, Kapernick has on 4 occasions taken steps to destroy his career independent on anyone or anything else. And made himself toxic to his chosen profession, to say nothing of his declining skills.

    • Agree: Dtbb
  38. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have suspended their starting quarterback three games for allegedly groping his Uber driver

    Really? I refuse to look this story up on the grounds that I just don’t want to know.

  39. No matter how many ways I google it, can’t come up with that SI piece by Judge.

  40. Spud Boy says:

    Don’t forget, Kapernick had first and goal inside the 8 yard line, down 5 points with little time remaining for the opponents to come back, to win the Super Bowl as a rookie. Four end zone fade passes in a row later, they failed to score. As a Niners fan, that was hard to watch.

  41. Nessa Diab = Send a bias.

    (Sometimes it’s so easy you don’t need a generator. It just pops right out.)

    Colin Kaepernick =

    No placekicker in.
    Lick iron kneecap.
    Pinko like cancer.
    A cockerel in pink.
    Cocaine perk link.

    Ink cock-liner ape:

    • Replies: @Romanian
    , @Sue Doe Nymph
  42. @Paleo Liberal

    If you voted for Hilary Clinton, you’re not any sort of Palaeoliberal at all.

  43. Spud Boy says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    For the record, I knew people who had known Ms. Clinton for decades and other people who had known Mr. Trump for decades. They all voted for Ms. Clinton, as did I.

    In other words, you know some stupid people.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
    , @Anonym
  44. @27 year old

    How do you know all that about the girlfriend, etc? Just curious.

    • Replies: @27 year old
  45. Arclight says:

    Kapernick basically played sandlot football, which was effective for a bit but once defensive coordinators had a season’s worth of tape on him, his performance just went down every year. He’s a decent athlete, but as Mike Vick showed us repeatedly, that’s not enough to run a successful offense.

    How he got so much traction is beyond me because it seems an effective communications strategy wold have been a) point out he’s free to do whatever he wants in his spare time, just not on the company’s clock, b) no team wants the biggest media attraction to be a guy who is going to hold a clipboard all season, and c) his style of play does not fit into the offense of almost any team in the NFL, and he hasn’t shown that he can play in anything other than Chip Kelly’s dumbed-down offense.

    • Replies: @OFWHAP
  46. @27 year old

    GF torpedoed that idea because she didn’t want him away in Baltimore/DC hanging around top female talent unsupervised as an NFL player AND top sjw figure.

    There is “top female talent” in the Baltimore-Washington nexus?

    The two beltways form a brassiere of sorts?

  47. poolside says:

    Manziel also suffered a concussion in week two. But apparently he is getting his starting job back this week.

    https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/09/17/johnny-manziel-gets-his-cfl-starting-job-back/

  48. OFWHAP says:
    @Arclight

    The Niners burned so many timeouts in the first and third quarters of games because he was unable to get the offense lined up or he couldn’t read what the defense was showing him. If he wasn’t burning timeouts, then he was getting delay-of-game penalties. The Niners were so flush with talent during his years there that Alex Smith was able to bring them to the NFC Championship game in the 2011-2012 season. I have a feeling that a lot of people don’t realize that Frank Gore is #4 all time in career rushing yards.

  49. Yngvar says:

    Two years prior he was not charged when a quasi-girlfriend claimed she may have been sexually assaulted by him.

    So Colin Kaepernick raped a woman? That is not OK, as they say in the kindergarten.

  50. Truth says:
    @NJ Transit Commuter

    You’re not wrong, but there is one thing you neglect to mention.

    This whole charade was created jointly by Kaepernick and the NFL, and signed off on by the sodomite powers that be.

    CK makes plenty of money without getting hit.

    TSPTB get another phony black/white deception/distraction/agitation.

    The owners get something to knock all of the CTE deaths/suicides/sad-news off the front page, and thus forestall the inevitable death of the game.

  51. Truth says:
    @pyrrhus

    I don’t know if he’s half as smart as Drew Brees, but I can ascertain that he’s a helluvalot smarter than you…

    https://footballiqscore.com/wonderlic-score-database/colin-kaepernick

    You see, his 38 on the wonderlick translates to roughly a 140 IQ.

    http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/40896864/

    Going into his senior year at Pitman, Kaepernick met with counselor Philip Sanchez, who told him that his course load and 4.3 weighted GPA easily met all of the NCAA requirements. So why not go easy, Sanchez suggested as they looked at an open slot on his schedule? Protect that perfect “A” record, and take a free period or work as a teacher’s aide. It’s what seniors do. “He said ‘I don’t want a free period. What else is there?’” Sanchez said. “And there was a psychology class, so he took that.’’

    And the final piece of evidence…

    https://steemit.com/story/@wickedfacts/colin-kaepernick-net-worth-in-2017-usd-61-million

  52. Cops shoot people. All colors. All the time. You’re next.

    But go ahead. Concentrate on trivialities.

  53. @Spud Boy

    In other words, you know some stupid people.

    Well, Trump would brag about the Jewish lawyers he would hire, how great they were. I guess you think the Trump Organization only hired stupid people.

    As for the people I knew who knew Hillary Clinton well, considering that these were people who grew up poor and gave many millions of dollars to charity, I guess that makes them stupid as well.

  54. @It's All Ball Bearings

    ” They all voted for Ms. Clinton, as did I.”… You and Tiny Duck.

    You are assuming Tiny Duck believes what s/he writes.

  55. MarcB. says:
    @George

    Of any major company, NIKE probably depends the least on establishment anything.

    Nike hasn’t been an outsider corporation for decades. They were pioneers of modern GloboCapitalism that has been the Establishment since at least the mid-1990′s.

  56. @Barnard

    It is also worth noting that Alex Smith, the QB Kaepernick replaced when Smith was injured in San Francisco, is still playing well for the Washington Redskins.

    Alex Smith is the second over the hill not all that talented QB that Andy Reid managed to dump on the Redskins. The first was Donovan McNabb. They gave Cousins $45 million in franchise money over two years and then let him go.

    There were 40,000+ plus people on the waiting list to get Redskins tickets 25 years ago. Now tickets are advertised on TV and the cameras show many empty seats at home games even on the lower levels.

    • Replies: @Barnard
  57. @Anonym

    So you didn’t vote for Trump then, but only started commenting here in 2017. Have your views changed since 2016?

    It’s pretty funny that with the supppsed symbiotic relationship, it is only Trump who gets to have his cake (the publicity) and eat it (win the political contest) too.

    Well, now, someone actually wrote an intelligent response. I seem to have triggered a number of people.

    First off, I have followed Steve Sailer in VDare and Taki for a number of years, and I read his book about Obama, The Half-Blood Prince. I think Steve is a good writer, and very intelligent. Even when I disagree with him, I have to respect him. I would not consider myself competent to debate Steve. If her were to debate a liberal, I would love to see him debate Thom Hartmann. The thing is, the two of them would probably get into a discussion about the effect the Black Death had on laborers in Europe, and wind up completely off topic, but agreeing with each other. Which is why I would find such a debate most entertaining.

    I have also been an immigrant restrictionist for many, many years. This comes from seeing the effects mass immigration has had on this country, including the bad effect mass immigration has on immigrants. The idea that immigrants are good for the country because they are exploitable labor is reprehensible to me. I would much prefer we take in few immigrants, and treat the ones we take in much better. As is, the idea of having illegal aliens working as slave labor in tomato fields in Florida where they get poisoned by the pesticides, or having illegal aliens forced or coerced into working in low-rent brothels is repugnant to me. We fought a very bloody war to get rid of slave labor, please don’t bring it back because it’s “good for the economy” and they are “doing jobs Americans won’t do”.

    Finally, I disagree that only Trump gets to have his cake and eat it too.

    There are people on the other side who have benefited from being anti-Trump.
    For example:

    Colin Kaepernick — gets to make millions as a spokesman for Nike instead of having to get beaten up by 300 pound defensive linemen.

    Maxine Waters — gets much more power and publicity. She was NEVER going to get any higher than Congresswoman. Her feuds with Trump increase her power and status.

    What’s-her-name from Da Bronx, the democratic socialist lady who knocked off a powerful Democrat. Not elected yet, but already being treated as the second coming of Obama.

    Any other Democrat who wins office in a close race by galvanizing the anti-Trump vote.

    Player to be named later — the next Democratic Party president, who will use his/her/xer anti-Trump bona fides to get the nomination, and then elected.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    , @Anonym
  58. @JudyBlumeSussman

    Actually, under our current system – and the civic nationalism espoused around here – Kap and his girlfriend, in fact, are who we are. They and all the other blacks and browns of various backgrounds are just as American as you and me. Just as American as Washington, Franklin and Jefferson.

    Indeed, if you look at birth demographics, at some point, Kap and his non-white friends truly will be who we are because they will outnumber us. Naturally, this begs the question: When non-whites hold the whip, will they look at our children and grandchildren as equals deserving fair treatment?

    Personally, I wish that I could figure out a way to not have my kids or future grandchildren around to find out. Ah, but where to go?

    • Replies: @JudyBlumeSussman
  59. JohnnyD says:

    In my opinion, Kaepernick would not have gotten involved in this BLM stuff if his career didn’t fall apart. Becoming an professional black guy is a good way to make a living, just ask Mr. Obama.

    • Replies: @Truth
  60. @Anon

    Black quarterbacks rely on their scrambling ability and seldom learn to be pocket passers. Cam Newton is a couple of leg hits away from being RG3. Both tough guys, but neither one smart about their future.

    • Replies: @Clyde
  61. @Colin Wright

    Every cloud has a silver lining, etc. Black Lives Matter did help accomplish something positive!

    LOL!

    BLM did several things.
    First they destroyed Bernie Sanders’ hopes of winning the nomination. See Scott Adams’ blog for how they did this. (Hint: Having to stand by while an angry black woman takes over his stage didn’t make him look particularly Alpha).
    Then, they forced Hillary Clinton to spend more time on identity politics.
    Then, they helped put Trump in the White House.

    Speaking as a liberal who hates identity politics, I am not a fan of BLM.

  62. @Truth

    There is a tendency for people to assume that those with whom they disagree must be stupid.

    That sort of thinking is quite dangerous. Ask Sun Tzu.

    Hint: There are many stupid people and a few brilliant people all over the political spectrum.

    • Agree: Truth
    • Replies: @tyrone
    , @Pericles
  63. @Anon

    “Why is this?”

    When they get older and have absorbed more punishment, their legs start to go and they lose mobility.

  64. @Florestan

    That was my thought too. As someone mentioned above, Cam Newton was creamed in the head and I saw him playing later in the game. What happened to the concussion protocol?

    also, what happened to all that money the NFL paid out after the huge lawsuit? how much went to lawyers? It’s estimated that 1.4 billion will be paid out. Can’t have that year after year, better to talk about kneeling for the anthem.

  65. Lot says:
    @Truth

    I doubt his 38 on the wonderlic means an IQ of 140.

    He is smarter than about 95% of NFL players.

  66. @Desiderius

    It’s not guilt, it’s vanity. Guilty people aren’t smug.

    The telling question to ask is not cui bono?. but cui poena?

    Who atones?

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  67. Kap doesn’t look black to me. He looks like he’s from Yemen or something.

    And he could definitely play Osama Bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty II

  68. Arclight says:
    @McFly

    Like Barack Obama, Ben Jealous, Alicia Keyes, etc…

  69. tyrone says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    Careful, don’t tell your “friends” you read Steve Sailer ,I’d hate for you to get a bike lock up side your head .

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  70. @Reg Cæsar

    There is no atonement. That’s the problem.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
  71. @Paleo Liberal

    Yeah, the fake Left really cuts in on your territory. How about getting some of your buds together to take care of that for the rest of us?

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  72. Romanian says: • Website
    @Anon

    I still see no sign of a true labor shortage, where companies are forced to raise pay in excess of inflation.

    That is a very good insight! Real incomes must grow.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  73. @Paleo Liberal

    Steve’s not alt right because he’s not particularly right.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  74. Hrw-500 says:
    @Florestan

    Now then you mention it, I wonder if there’s more than meet the eyes? Let’s not forget then Nike try to erase a bad image they got with their sweatshops as well. There’s more than a simple coincidence.

    The HuffPo praised Nike for Kaepernick but they once bashed Nike for their sweatshops in the past. Some folks archived their articles.

    https://archive.fo/Rt66M

    https://archive.fo/ZwF7Y

    https://archive.fo/CIBGl

    https://archive.fo/RCAUp

    And what if his former girlfriend from 2014 decided to strike back or if Kaepernick got a sudden argument who turn into a Ray Rice moment and some video cameras filmed all?

    Btw, the best way to reply to Nike ad is doing parody of their ads. https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/colin-kaepernick-nike-ad-parodies

  75. tyrone says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    A liberal that hates identity politics ? you poor little match girl.

  76. Romanian says: • Website
    @Reg Cæsar

    Without that hilarious afro, he looks like a thousand Arabs on any street in North Africa, the peninsula or France.

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  77. Arclight says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    It seems to me that BLM’s strategy is just to throw high-publicity tantrums, which might feel satisfying to those who get to grab the mike for a few moments, but I think turns even a lot of Democratic voters – including blacks – off. It also exposes various Democratic politicians as total invertebrates when it comes to dealing with identity politics mob that is close to seizing the reins of the party. It seems to me it needs to have a modern day Sister Souljah moment or decide it’s truly going to be the Coalition of the Fringes party that Sailer has written about, in which our politics in the future will be explicitly about pitting various racial and ethnic groups against others for political gain.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  78. tyrone says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    Hint: go pedal that s**t to your friends that voted for hilary.

    • Replies: @Truth
  79. @Reg Cæsar

    The schnoz gripped appropriately comedic on that pigskin, it’s so…!

    Loco Savage Anagrams!

  80. @Arclight

    I agree.

    Many on the left feel this way — Bernie Sanders as recently as 2015, for example.

    One brilliant left wing curmudgeon, Adolph Reed, Jr., can get away with attacking identity politics because he’s black. His father was a friend of my family, and I learned a lot about the way the world really works from his father. For example, Adolph Reed, Sr. offered to pay $100,000 to serve as governor for a year, saying he would retire as a very rich man afterwards.

  81. @Paleo Liberal

    The Democratic Party is the party of identity politics. That’s who they are now. Like many of us here, you are a man without a party.

    A populist nationalism party would have naturally formed if not for massive pressure to supress it.

    1. Lock the borders down to give workers leverage – liberal and nationalist

    2. Break up the near monopolies in high tech and reign in Wall Street – liberal

    3. End stupid foreign wars and only use the military when it’s in the interest of the American people, not Israel or Wall Street – liberal and nationalist

    Etc.

  82. @Desiderius

    I’m not on the right either.

    I do love the discussions here. Some of the more intelligent right wingers for the most part.

  83. @Romanian

    Amen to that.

    This left- right divide is just another way to distract the American people about how they are getting the shaft.

    Hint — massive immigration is the best way to divide people, while also preventing a labor shortage

  84. @Paleo Liberal

    Hillary and the Dems long ago abandoned old-school liberal values in favor of identity politics. I’m not sure how you square that with voting for Hillary. I suppose that it could be similar to many around here voting GOP despite that party’s failure to conserve anything and its embrace of importing millions of people who have never shown any genetic or cultural leanings toward individualism and small government.

    • Replies: @Dtbb
    , @Paleo Liberal
  85. foulkes says:

    Kaepernick could make a difference by going back to school and becoming a police officer

    But,

    It’s much easier to virtue signal
    and
    He would make less money and lose his girlfriend.

    • Replies: @Truth
  86. @Desiderius

    My type of lefty is in serious danger now.

    I had a very interesting discussion with my mother recently. She is an old (90) political scientist. I pointed out to her that MLK was assassinated when he was become truly dangerous — wanting to unify working people of all races, rather than being a black leader. She pointed out that very influential white liberals were telling her in 1968 that King had crossed the line.

    In a nutshell, identity politics are no threat at all to the ruling class. A unified America IS a threat to the ruling class.

  87. Clyde says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    How has Tom Brady lasted?

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    , @Brutusale
  88. Anonym says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    Well thanks. I suppose I should have been more accurate with what I said though. Specifically, in hindsight would you have voted Trump, and are you likely to in 2020? Does your immigration restrictionism trump your non-immigration related liberal views, and do you see Trump as more immigration restrictionist than the alternatives?

    The other thing is, I wrote “political contest”, but mostly meant “winning the battle of getting to implement policy”. Political contest can mean the latter, but more frequently means getting elected, so while more concise, unfortunately too ambiguous.

    Will we ever see a wall, something similarly effective to what the Israelis have? I don’t know. He has won on policy though, especially with SCJs.

  89. @Jim Christian

    What language is this comment written in?

    • Replies: @Jim Christian
  90. @Desiderius

    There is no atonement. That’s the problem.

    You’re wrong. The enlightened confess, and the deplorable atone.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
  91. Anonym says:
    @Spud Boy

    No. Consider the length of time. Decades.

    Those who know Hillary:
    Very smart, functionally anti-white, quite possibly or probably evil from my perspective. Mostly wealthy though. To call the tune one needs $$$.
    Otherwise involved in politics and useful somehow.

    Those who know Trump:
    This one is harder. Choose:
    Famous
    Wealthy
    Politically connected in an area Trump does business.
    Competent (probably very) and honest, or at least recognises quid pro quo and is honest enough to Trump.
    Female, good looking, tall, mostly blonde, and moderately to reasonably curvy.

  92. IHTG says:

    Trump’s destruction of the refugee industry continues:

    • Replies: @UrbaneFrancoOntarian
  93. e says:
    @Bill H

    I don’t know that Kap had a poor work ethic. At least two off seasons he devoted to improving his in- the -pocket passing and to improving his accuracy. It didn’t take. He was fleet of foot but not accurate. It had to have been infuriating for him and his coaches as the strength of his arm was not in question. One quarter he’d be accurate, the next, miss open receivers. The “conspiracy” thing only took off when he wanted a starter’s salary to be the number 2 guy. You don’t pay your #2 the kind of money his agent and he wanted.

    • Replies: @Paleo Liberal
  94. Barnard says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    Smith is still an adequate quarterback, unlike McNabb was when he ended his career with the Redskins. His years in Kansas City after leaving the 49ers were decent too, my point was that he was a better option long term than Kaepernick.

    I saw a Washington Post article about the Redskins attendance woes that cited the waiting list you mentioned. People in the Washington metro have plenty of money, so I don’t know how much of it is ticket prices. I think a big part is that going to game in person is a worse experience than watching at home.

    • Replies: @Desiderius
    , @Jim Don Bob
  95. Brutusale says:
    @Truth

    Higher than Brady, Rivers, Brees, Manning…brains obviously have nothing to do with QB success, huh?

    Agreed, the NFL is much more comfortable with disgruntled players than with concussion lawsuits.

  96. Anonym says:
    @Truth

    Psychology eh? Work ethic yes, 140 IQ you haven’t quite sold me on.

  97. @Clyde

    Brady takes care of himself, studies a lot of film, smart, experienced, driven, goes down easily when he knows he is getting sacked, quick release, etc.

    Did I mention that he’s white? ;-)

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    , @OFWHAP
  98. Brutusale says:
    @Clyde

    Because Brady, like Peyton Manning before him, is expert at sensing impending pressure and going fetal. A much more physical style play is demanded of Cam Newton and Russell Wilson than Brady or Manning, which is why they get hit so much.

  99. @Jim Don Bob

    And Brady is friends with Julian Edelman.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  100. Dtbb says:
    @Citizen of a Silly Country

    I have been saying fot 20 years that there wasn’t any real difference between dems and reps while trying to sell the idea of a new party. Is it too late now? I finally switched to rep this year because I cannot in any way see myself ever voting dem again in my life. Can anyone see a new party based on the concept of plain ole common sense?

    • Replies: @UrbaneFrancoOntarian
  101. @Reg Cæsar

    I get your point, but that doesn’t actually work. Punishment isn’t the same as atonement.

  102. @Barnard

    Progtards hate sportsball.

    • Replies: @njguy73
  103. @Autochthon

    Football crib notes. You have the intellect of RGIII, so you don’t get it. Many of the brain-damaged do not.

    • LOL: Autochthon
  104. OFWHAP says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    goes down easily when he knows he is getting sacked

    This was costly in the Super Bowl game against the Eagles when Tom Brady t-rex armed the pass that was thrown to him because there was a defender within a 20-yard radius of him on the field.

  105. @Barnard

    I was last at a Redskins game in 2010 and was surprised at how black much of the crowd was.

    • Replies: @Anon
  106. Generally, black quarterbacks tend to decline in impact as injuries and new defensive schemes take their tolls.

    In contrast, Drew Brees is (apparently) forever. The 39 year old of average height has completed 65 out of 80 passes this season.

    1. According to the link you provided he is 6 foot zero. According to Wikipedia the average male height (measured, 2011-2014) in the US was 5 ft 9 inches.

    2. That tends to suggest that whites can continue to learn further into later life compared with blacks.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
  107. @Steve Sailer

    The Patriots just traded a 5th round pick to Cleveland for Josh Brown. I wish they played more/better (any?) defense and had a running game, but the MO seems to be to score 41 points and dare the opponent to do better.

    • Replies: @FPD72
  108. @27 year old

    GF torpedoed that idea because she didn’t want him away in Baltimore/DC hanging around top female talent unsupervised as an NFL player AND top sjw figure.

    Exactly.

    And judging from the Joker-esque work Ms. Diab has had done on her mouth and cheeks, the last place she wants her man is around all the younger, more natural, more fertile Beckies available in the League.

    Ms. Diab’s encounter with the wall is going to be swift and brutal.

  109. njguy73 says:

    And Colin Kaepernick didn’t even vote in the 2016 election. This is what Stephen A. Smith said the day after. Smith has since decided that he does, in fact, want to hear about Kaepernick.

  110. @Romanian

    Without that hilarious afro, he looks like a thousand Arabs on any street in North Africa, the peninsula or France.

    Millions.

    He looks like millions of Maghrebi males.

    Ergo, he is a Coudenhove-Kalergi poster child. Thus, we will never see or hear the end of him because TPTB think a future peasant class that looks like him is a marvelous idea.

  111. njguy73 says:
    @Desiderius

    No, progtards like sportsball to the extent that it validates their views. A progtard will root for the Green Bay Packers even if they’ve never been to Wisconsin, just to be on the side of non-profit, community-owned sports franchises. A progtard will root for the Golden State Warriors to be on Silicon Valley’s good side, and will root for whatever foreign soccer team has the most vibrant diversity.

  112. @Peripatetic commenter

    I suspect Brees is 6 feet tall in cleats on a hard surface.

  113. D. K. says:
    @Truth

    A score of 38 on Mensa’s version of the Wonderlick falls in the middle of the 98th percentile:

    https://www.us.mensa.org/?LinkServID=5A1CE69C%2DC4DD%2D6B70%2DEE32B45588243A22

    The 98th percentile is a score of 130 / 132 on a standard IQ test with a standard deviation of 15 / 16.

    Here are some higher-scorers on the NFL’s Wonderlick test:

    http://wonderlictestsample.com/nfl-wonderlic-scores/

    • Replies: @D. K.
  114. Here are some higher-scorers on the NFL’s Wonderlick test:

    Wonderlic.

    The Wonderlick test takes place behind closed doors. The results are usually not released to the public, except perhaps in a harassment charge years later.

  115. @Paleo Liberal

    Well, Trump would brag about the Jewish lawyers he would hire…

    As did that other denizen of Queens County, Archie Bunker.

  116. @tyrone

    Careful, don’t tell your “friends” you read Steve Sailer ,I’d hate for you to get a bike lock up side your head .

    That never happens in Japan. They don’t have to lock up their bikes.

    What a difference demography makes.

    • Replies: @üeljang
  117. D. K. says:
    @D. K.

    According to his entry on Wikipedia.org, Colin Kaepernick actually scored a 37 on his test, during the 2011 NFL combine:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colin_Kaepernick#2011_NFL_Draft

  118. Jonah says:

    Years ago, I was curious and decided to tally up the Win-Loss record of black quarterbacks versus white quarterbacks. I quickly lost interest in the project, because it turns out almost every year is like the year before. Black QBs don’t win quite as much as they lose. There will be one black QB near the edge of the top 10 in the big passing stats, and a cluster of good athletes with short careers in the middle of the pack. Then a few crappy black QBs at the bottom of the rankings. It’s almost always the same distribution of individual accomplishment, and almost always the same group result.

    I only found one season when black QBs had a better than average record. The Year Of The Black Quarterback in 2013. Russel Wilson and Kaepernick put up average passing numbers and ran a lot. They played on cheap rookie deals, enabling their front offices to build dominant defenses. Wilson won the Super Bowl. Black Quarterbacks finished a whopping ONE game over .500 that year. But times they were a changin’.

    The next year black QBs collectively regressed to their mean, and finished eleven games under .500.

    And that’s about standard. On average, teams staring a black QB will go 7-9. They’ll throw for fewer yards and touchdowns, but run for more yards and touchdowns. But they’ll also get hurt a little more often and play their backups more often. Meaning a smart front office with a black starting QB will usually pay a bit more for their backup QB. Which hurts roster depth elsewhere.

    The NFL appears to be something close to a pure meritocracy. But GMs are optimists. Everyone has their fingers crossed at the start of training camp. And every year a couple more great athletes with lower than necessary Wonderlic scores get a crack at QB than probably deserve it. It’s not affirmative action. It’s Hope.

  119. üeljang says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Everyone in Japan is careful to lock up his or her bike. I have had two different bikes stolen even after locking them up.

    There is good reason for people in Japan to say, “Watch your bike and your umbrella!”

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    , @Reg Cæsar
  120. @Paleo Liberal

    For the record, I knew people who had known Ms. Clinton for decades and other people who had known Mr. Trump for decades. They all voted for Ms. Clinton, as did I.

    That people can wink at aggravated rape and obstruction of justice for decades, while with a straight face accusing opponents of sexual misdemeanors and misogyny, is breathtaking.

    That didn’t stop me from seeing how Trump was playing his opponents like a Stradivarius.

    More like a Pete Townshend Rickenbacker, I’d say. They don’t belong in the same room as a Strad.

    Once, following a recital by the son of a Brooklyn Dodger, he let us touch his. Strad, that is.

  121. The article by Charles Norman says it all (clearly and succinctly), but how about an infographic (I don’t have the graphics skills) showing the timeline and the events for those folks out there who still think that Kapernick was unfairly treated by the NFL at the very moment he was at the top of his game just because he did a little protesting?! A picture is worth a thousand words and the folks who are on the fence about what to think might be helped by not having to strain themselves by having to read.

  122. Truth says:
    @JohnnyD

    Hey ask Jared Taylor, Duke, Sailer, Reed, Derbyshire, Taki, et all; being a professional white guy ain’t bad either…

    • Replies: @JohnnyD
  123. Truth says:
    @tyrone

    There is a tendency for people to assume that those with whom they disagree must be stupid.

    Hint: go pedal that s**t to your friends that voted for hilary.

    Yeah, She’s Stupit!

  124. Whiskey says: • Website

    No voting ourselves out of this. Power real power resides in hereditary political families the Clintons Pelosis Browns Bushes McCains etc plus business oligarchs and big time media managers. The Les Moonves, Disney people etc.

    Like Medieval England no one else matters. Our rulers have decided to crush us Deplorables and Trump and create Nuevo Latin America ruled by a hereditary Oprah class.

    They have the military and police and antifa all the same lined up. We have the Constitution which has been toilet paper since MLK and get YT for social justice. I don’t see much beyond South Africa for me and mine.

  125. Truth says:
    @foulkes

    He would make less money and lose his girlfriend.

    “I’ll make %3 of my salary, have to punch a clock, in a dangerous profession, and my girlfriend will leave…

    Where Do I Sign Up???!!!”

  126. When Kaepernick was protesting that he was being blackballed by the NFL owners, ESPN and SI stated that even Ryan Fitzpatrick was playing the NFL. Well some poor girl in an office Fantasy Football League was conned into taking Fitzpatrick….”Emily, take Fitzpatrick as your QB. He graduated from Harvard ! ” Fitz has thrown for almost 900 yards in his first two games and 7 TDs. Kaepernick was fun too watch his first season, down hill from there.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
  127. eah says:

    Sadly, though, this was not the first time Kaepernick had gotten in trouble through a woman:…

    What’s sad about it? — please be precise.

  128. J.Ross says: • Website
    @The Wild Geese Howard

    This might be a good time to remind that there is no Jihad without Dawa, which is all preparation for Jihad to include agitation and ideological or mental preparation. In Islam, disrupting society and starting problems that can lead to physical fighting is a sacrament.
    But hey, it could be worse. Ms Diab could be Ms Degtyaryov.

  129. @Buffalo Joe

    How ’bout them Bills!? ;-(

    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
  130. J.Ross says: • Website
    @üeljang

    It’s kind of funny how those are the two great understood exceptions to the normally assiduous Japanese sense of property rights, probably because of deniability.

  131. Big Bill says:
    @Truth

    You see, his 38 on the wonderlick translates to roughly a 140 IQ.

    That’s white boy smarts. Not good for football. He talks too much.

  132. Ravens fans and advertisers would have stayed away in droves if they’d hired this pseudo-Commie dimwit.

  133. @thisisaknife

    How do you know all that about the girlfriend, etc? Just curious.

    Kaep we know this is you dude, just dump her already

    • Replies: @Svigor
  134. hhsiii says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    I knew a guy who worked in the Clinton White House. Hillary was good to work for. Bill had a massive temper.

    I know a guy who dated Karenna Gore after Shiff. Met her at a party. Sevenish.

    I know a couple of people who know Trump. I’ve met him. We all voted for him. The person I know who knows him best says he has a short attention span but very sharp. My old boss, her father wrote his father’s obit for the local real estate paper. She knew him and some of the family. From Forest Hills. She said they were of course a bit much. But very philanthropic and gracious. She voted for him too. She’s about 58. I asked her about the pussy grabbing comment and she said oh that’s just guy talk, and she wish he’d watch his mouth.

    On another note a woman I know and care about, but haven’t seen in years, just posted in Facebook how she knew Brett Kavanaugh, figuratively, went to prep school with him, fraternity parties, etc., entitled, fought him off in his dorm room. I didn’t have the heart to say she wrote much the same thing when the Haven Monahan article first broke. My own sister is writing stuff saying Kavanaugh did it and I’m like you are a lawyer. Shouldn’t you not just assume?

  135. Svigor says:

    In the summer of 2016, Colin Kaepernick started wearing “cops are pigs” socks and chose not to partake in the national anthem, at the behest of his then-new girlfriend Nessa Diab, an MTV and radio host who was raised Muslim in California by her Egyptian parents.

    Lol. Black-Semite mix has to go halfway around the world – in recent ancestral terms – to mate assortively with…a black-Semite mix.

    Because diversity sucks is good.

    (DFH: I knew this would be the case, based on the quoted text alone. Img search was just for confirmation.)

  136. Svigor says:
    @27 year old

    Srsly?

    Bro u got any idea how hard it is to find a hot chick who look black and looks Jewish?

  137. @IHTG

    And imagine if Hillary had won… 100,000 refugees per year, but probably ALOT more.

    So there are at least 400,000 fewer Muslims and low IQ africans in the country due to Trump, after just 4 years. This number could balloon to well over a million using any sort of pessimistic scenario about Hillary’s presidency. ie. a move to total open borders.

    That is why I believe that Trump is serious about accomplishing his agenda – everywhere that he can sign executive orders, he has done.

    Canada is so full of Muslims now, it’s frightening to think what they are planning on the day of the rope.

  138. @Dtbb

    This is for informative purposes only, but what region are you in? Are alot of your neighbours, friends, colleagues all switching too? And how will this bode in the midterms?

    I’m just trying to get a better read on the national situation, as I really don’t see any blue wave coming right now.

    • Replies: @Dtbb
  139. @Citizen of a Silly Country

    When non-whites hold the whip

    As iSteve has often noted, whites still hold the whip in Mexico and Brazil. So there will always be a way for Whites to get along in America – I mean – white-collar Whites who can live close to the ruling elites. Blue-collar Whites are screwed, unless they can do like this resident of Buffalo:

  140. JohnnyD says:
    @Truth

    Not if you want to make a good living…

  141. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Diab IS the brains behind the whole Kaepernick shtick. It’s no coincidence that once they started bunking in together and Diab started whispering in his ear that Kaepernick got woke and–Voila!–turned himself from washed-up qb into a “celebrity.”

  142. @Paleo Liberal

    As for the people I knew who knew Hillary Clinton well, considering that these were people who grew up poor and gave many millions of dollars to charity, I guess that makes them stupid as well.

    Right, because their charity means that they now get to take our country away from us. I’ll bet you loved, loved, loved, John McCain.

  143. Svigor says:

    No voting ourselves out of this. Power real power resides in hereditary political families the Clintons Pelosis Browns Bushes McCains etc plus business oligarchs and big time media managers. The Les Moonves, Disney people etc.

    Ask your mom to explain the part about the big green head being just a hologram, and the real wizard being the guy behind the curtain.

    (((Donor class))). Even children know this now.

  144. @Paleo Liberal

    Hint — massive immigration is the best way to divide people, while also preventing a labor shortage

    Your comment seems to indicate that you oppose ‘massive immigration’. Yet you voted for the open borders candidate.

    As always, it pays to watch what liberals do, not what they say (or write).

  145. Dtbb says:
    @UrbaneFrancoOntarian

    I’m in tampa bay area. I am a pretty private person who rarely talks politics with anyone so I can’t help you there. I was a dem since 88 but never voted any party line. My vote is kiss of death. Only one winning vote in my career.

  146. @üeljang

    There is good reason for people in Japan to say, “Watch your bike and your umbrella!”

    Well, maybe that was 35 years ago. Or maybe I was thinking of Finland. Easy to confuse the two.

  147. Llcoolj says:

    Kapernick got the idea from Nessa who got the idea from Tariq Nasheed. Around 28minutes in

    • Replies: @Llcoolj
  148. Llcoolj says:
    @Llcoolj

    At the very beginning Nessa says she gives Tariq’s melanin supremacism documentaries to everyone she knows

    • Replies: @The Wild Geese Howard
  149. Pericles says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    When Trump got elected, an acquaintance (here in Sweden) had a rather embarrassing meltdown, crying “but he’s sooo stu-hu-hu-hupiiid”.

  150. Anon[166] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    “So many of these people, almost all of them that we see are so poor, and they are so black, and this is going to raise lots of questions for people who are watching this story unfold.”

    - Wolf Blitzer

  151. FPD72 says:
    @Jim Don Bob

    Josh Gordon, not Brown. It seems that he’s had substance abuse problems for a long time. If memory serves me correctly, he was one of two Baylor players who passed out in the drive-through lane at a Taco Bell in Waco and were cited/arrested for marijuana when police were called to deal with the stationary car that was interfering with business.

    Being a stern disciplinary, the Baylor head coach, Art Briles, held the two players out of the next game for the opening possession.

  152. @e

    I think this is a big part of it.

    In between wanting to impress his new gf with his SJW stances, and wanting to be paid like a starter for a backup role, I think he pretty much wore out his welcome with the NFL.

    Others have spoken of the way his girlfriend messed up his tryout with Baltimore. His tryout with Seattle seems very different. For Seattle, he would be a clear #2, behind Russel Wilson. Seattle was only willing to pay backup QB rates for him. My take on his tryout with Seattle was Kap was expecting a larger role and a larger paycheck than the Seahawks were willing to give.

    I think if Kap and his girlfriend had smaller egos, Kap would very likely being playing on the sidelines for Seattle or Baltimore with a clipboard in his hands, earning more in a year than some people make in a lifetime.

    As it is, he is getting tons of money from Nike to play the martyr.

  153. A number of people have wondered why, as an immigration restrcitionist, I still voted for Hillary Clinton.

    A number of reasons, some personal, some political.

    As I said before, during the 2016 election, I knew people who had known Hillary Clinton for decades, and others who had known Donald Trump for decades.

    In fact, I had met Hillary Clinton a couple of times, introduced by her friends. Bill was introduced to me as Hillary Rodham’s husband, but I already knew him.

    The personal reasons? The people I know who knew Hillary thought very highly of her, considered her to be one of the most brilliant women in the country.

    The people I knew who knew The Donald considered him to be an extremely dishonest, corrupt and unstable con man. One of my sources, as I mentioned earlier, was a Jewish lawyer who did legal work for the Trump Organization. As in someone with real insider knowledge.

    The political? While I agreed with Trump on immigration and a few other issues, there are a number of issues with which I strongly disagree with Trump. Such as taxes, supreme court nominations, environmental regulations, consumer affairs, education, health care, etc.

    In a nutshell, I considered Trump to be a con man. A bit of a Trojan Horse who ran as a populist, but would govern on behalf of the billionaire GOP donors. Someone who would prioritize tax cuts for the wealthy and gutting Obamacare over building the wall.

    I was rather dismayed that Hillary Clinton, who had been a reformer when I met her, was in the pockets of companies like Tata that make their living importing H-1B workers to destroy the careers of hardworking American STEM employees. I once lost a job to an H-1B worker, and so has one of my cousins. In spite of some major blots on her record, I considered her to be the lesser of the two evils.

    In fact, Ann Coulter has more recently accused Trump of being the sort of president I thought he would be. This was after Trump completely ignored Bernie Sanders’ offer to work with Trump on the populist issues they both ran on, esp. trade issues.

    What are Trump’s main accomplishments so far?

    Tax cuts for the rich.
    Gutting Obamacare.
    Gutting consumer protection.
    Gutting environmental regulations.
    Nominating people to the Supreme Court who are the same Roman Catholic mainstream GOP as every other Republican on the Supreme Court.

    To be fair, Trump has been significantly better than Hillary would’ve been on immigration issues.

    However, he has also undermined Jeff Sessions, who was leading the fight on immigration long before Trump. Also, Trump has not made immigration reform nearly as high a priority has he promised in the campaign. He’s put it way behind the sort of things the GOP establishment wanted.

    In a nutshell, I am the left-wing equivalent of Republicans who voted for W. Bush over Gore, even though Gore had a far better record on immigration. One poster asked me if this is the case. It is.

    I’ll give an example to show what the political system is like at this time.

    I have a cousin who is gay, is married to a man, and who has a net worth probably over $100 million. There is no better time in the history of the planet to be gay and filthy rich. The compromise the Democrats and the Republicans made was to give in to the left on social issues, but let the very rich win on all the economic issues.

    In other words, the difference between the GOP and the Democrats it that the Democrats have been working harder to make sure the ranks of the very rich can include more women, blacks and homosexuals. The perfect party for Oprah Winfrey. The Republicans pretend to be more conservative about social issues, but money wins over everything else. The Democrats will occasionally throw a bone to consumers, but look at how Obama rolled over for the bankers. That probably helped Trump quite a bit.

    Trump won because he convinced enough people he cared about working Americans to win the electoral college. That, combined with the support he got from the GOP establishment, probably promising not to rock the boat for the very rich.

    If Trump does NOT deliver on his promises, then there is a distinct possibility voters will look to the populist left. Think Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, or that Hispanic lady from NYC who still hasn’t been elected.

    This was the one and only chance for a populist conservative. Trump will either make the best of it, or else he will destroy the populist right-wing.

    I think he will destroy the populist right-wing. I am a lefty, but I have a soft spot for the populist right wing. Some on this thread have pointed out ways in which the populist right and the populist left could join together. The Powers That Be want to make sure that NEVER happens. It would be great for the country, but it would hurt their quarterly profits.

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  154. @Jim Don Bob

    Jim, has any other team ever had a player quit at half time, shower and leave the stadium.

  155. Svigor says:
    @Paleo Liberal

    I didn’t wonder why. I figured it was all right there on the label: “paleo liberal.”

    I share this sentiment (note the lack of any interrogative aspect):

    Your comment seems to indicate that you oppose ‘massive immigration’. Yet you voted for the open borders candidate.

    As always, it pays to watch what liberals do, not what they say (or write).

  156. @Llcoolj

    Check out this clip with Miss Nessa in full homegirl taqiyya mode:

    Uh-huh.

    The based commenters who also see through this taqiyya in the service of dawah were far more enjoyable.

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  157. @The Wild Geese Howard

    Colin Kaepernick and his girlfriend look like a first cousin marriage in Khartoum, Sudan. (Although they are way too healthy looking for having been the products of inbreeding.)

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