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If it weren’t for her political antics, most whites wouldn’t know who Brittney Griner is. Most Americans could probably name a few NBA players, but far fewer can name players or even the teams in the WNBA. Perhaps for that reason, the WNBA is pushing leftist politics. It’s working. The Los Angeles Times reported in 2020:

Viewership for the WNBA Finals grew 15% from the previous year when almost all other leagues were experiencing significant viewership decline. Off the court, unapologetic advocacy from players for Breonna Taylor, Black Lives Matter and voting rights bolstered the WNBA’s image as a leader in social justice.

Many companies are championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the wake of 2020, which should make the WNBA and its players prime targets for endorsement deals from brands looking to connect with younger, digitally-savvy and predominantly female customers.

“We’re the league that [says] put your money where your mouth is,” WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert said.

Standing for the national anthem is a harmless citizenship ritual — the bare minimum to show respect for the country. Despite the vast federal bureaucracy and corporate patronage meant to uplift blacks, this simple gesture is too much for many of them. Professional athletes, most notably former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have been refusing to stand for the national anthem for years. U.S. Women’s National Team star Megan Rapinoe — a white lesbian and thus part of the Coalition of the Oppressed — refuses to sing the anthem.

Miss Griner “stood up” in 2020: “I honestly feel we should not play the national anthem during our season. I think we should take that much of a stand.” She said that while she has “pride for my country,” she opposed the Star-Spangled Banner because it “didn’t even represent all Americans when it was first made.”

White advocates would agree. The Founders started a white nation. Blacks understand this even if most white conservatives don’t. It’s not surprising she’s repelled by early American history. Still, the fact remains that the federal government today gives blacks many special benefits, and the media’s worshipful attitude towards them means they get huge public relations campaigns if they get in trouble. Miss Griner now has the federal government working hard on her behalf — something a white person wouldn’t get.

Miss Griner recently pled guilty to bringing a small amount of cannabis oil into Russia, and a judge sentenced her to nine years in prison. She claims she didn’t intentionally bring it; she was packing in a hurry. It’s hard not to have some sympathy for her; less than a gram of cannabis oil is hardly “drug smuggling.” A nine-year sentence after a guilty plea is harsh, but she admitted she broke the law. She’s not a political prisoner.

Britney Griner. (Credit Image: © Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS via ZUMA Press)
Britney Griner. (Credit Image: © Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS via ZUMA Press)

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is reportedly negotiating a deal with Russia in which she will be exchanged for the notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout. Another American, Paul Whelan, may also be released. Russia locked him up for espionage — a charge he’s always denied — and he got 16 years in prison. The former Marine was left behind in a previous prisoner exchange that freed Trevor Reed. Though he is just a footnote in Miss Griner’s saga, he can be grateful for her sloppy packing; it apparently spurred the American government finally to try to free him.

Letting Viktor Bout go would be a bitter pill for the federal government. Mr. Bout is the inspiration for the Nicholas Cage film Lord of War. He played a central role in supplying weapons in conflicts in Africa, Asia, and South America. He may still have geopolitical importance.

He reportedly has ties to Russian intelligence, but it’s not clear why he is so important to the Russians. The federal government is so determined to hurt Russia that it is sending billions of taxpayer dollars to Ukraine and has imposed sanctions that are helping increase food and energy costs in the United States and Europe. Freeing Mr. Bout undoes the DEA operation that captured him years ago. Russia may even get another prisoner back along with Mr. Bout depending on negotiations. It’s not an equal trade; Mr. Bout (and whoever goes with him) can do more for the Kremlin than Miss Griner can ever do for the United States.

Protected classes come before national interests. Miss Griner is a two-fer — a black lesbian — so her well-being is especially important. GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign, and the National LGBTQ Task Force all blasted the sentencing. “Queer Black women and nonbinary people say her verdict is personal,” said web publication the19th. Vox admits the potential prisoner trade is lopsided, especially because Mr. Bout “may be responsible for the deaths of maybe tens of thousands of brown people around the world.” Yet according to podcast host Sean Rameswaram at Vox, the trade is “necessary” because Miss Griner is a “gay woman, well-identified, being held in a society where at least the upper echelons are extremely anti-gay, anti-LGBT community.” Will Russian elites have her tortured?

The WNBA, naturally, is also pushing for her. Her coach, Vanessa Nygaard, asked rhetorically that “if it was LeBron [James], he’d be home, right?” That’s doubtful. If LeBron James brought drugs into Russia and were arrested, the Kremlin would probably be asking for even more prisoners in return. Miss Nygaard implies America has already failed. “It’s a statement about the value of women,” she said. “It’s a statement about the value of a black person. It’s a statement about the value of a gay person. All of those things. We know it, and so that’s what hurts a little more.”

In Russia, it’s probably about a professional athlete bringing in illegal drugs. It’s also about an American citizen the Kremlin can use to win concessions. All the Kremlin sees is the flag Miss Griner won’t stand for. The drama of professional athletes complaining about the injustice of straight white males doesn’t translate into Russian.

There’s another white American trapped in Russia. Unlike Mr. Whelan, she’ll probably be left behind no matter what happens. Sarah Krivanek apparently was “desperate” to leave Russia because of a bad relationship. In November 2021, after a fight with Mikhail Karavaev, Russian authorities charged her with “threatening to kill or do grievous bodily harm.” She may have used a knife, but the man withdrew his complaint and took responsibility for the fight. Based on the little that’s known publicly, the Russian government may have railroaded her.

Miss Krivank was released on bail after she promised to stay in Moscow. Instead, she tried to flee and was arrested at the airport. The US government gave her money for the trip, but the Embassy later said it didn’t know she was supposed to stay in Moscow. People quoted Chris Costa, an intelligence veteran, who explained that the federal government doesn’t consider her “wrongfully detained.” That’s a special category meaning that a foreign government is holding someone specifically to force the American government to change its policy. The United States can’t intervene in other nations’ legal systems, so declaring someone “wrongfully detained” implies the foreign government is not obeying its own laws and is simply punishing Americans to pressure Washington.

Is Miss Griner “wrongfully detained”? Whatever you think of Russian drug laws, she broke them. I’ve seen no evidence Paul Whelan ever admitted guilt and Trump Administration officials insisted on his innocence. When Russia convicted Mr. Whelan on espionage in June 2020, it reportedly broached the idea of a prisoner swap for Viktor Bout and Konstantin Yaroshenko, a man convicted of conspiracy to smuggle cocaine. We apparently couldn’t stomach that, but an exchange is back on the table to save a black lesbian “star.”

As a member of two protected groups and in a league that pushes left-wing politics, Miss Griner has a mass following that can push the American government to act swiftly. There was no such urgency for Paul Whelan and there’s been practically none for Sarah Krivnek. They are white and so don’t seem important to their government, even though their prosecutions appear flimsier than the open-and-shut case against Miss Griner.

Black Lives Matter cultural poison hasn’t sickened Mother Russia yet, so appeals to woke doctrines won’t cause President Putin to have a change of heart. Instead, Miss Griner must trust in the hard power of America, expressed in all its imperialist glory. She’ll probably come home while at least one white American stays behind. Her life matters to our leaders; others’ don’t, or at least not as much. What are the chances Miss Griner changes her views on the national anthem?

(Republished from American Renaissance by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Black

    female

    sexperv

    that’s about as group-entitled as there is….

    in Jew-ruled ‘Murka.

    • Agree: NotaLib
  2. Brittney Griner Won’t Stand for America, But the Feds Stand for Her

    Not exactly.

    Jews control America, and New America is about Jews, blacks, and homos standing ON America while everyone else shoulders the burden.

    So, Griner does represent the New Americanism. It’s not for whites or Christians or patriots of old. It’s about cucking to Jews, blacks, and homos. And it’s no different among the GOP.

    Blacks burn down cities, but whites, esp the elites, chant BLM. That’s America.

    Shut down churches and pre-school over Covid but let homos have their orgies despite outbreak of homonkeypox. And even though it’s a homo thing, pretend it’s a problem for all of us.

    • Agree: Legba, NotaLib
    • Replies: @Notsofast
  3. Didn’t Trump get out of Chinese prison some black shoplifter even though the lowlife punk had said bad things about Trump… and later didn’t even thank him.

    That’s America, Trump style.

    • Replies: @NotaLib
  4. KenH says:

    In Russia they don’t consider negroes to be magic and beyond reproach as in Jewish run America. If America had been conducting smart foreign policy instead of a (((neocon))) one we would have been on good terms with Russia and they either would have released her or given her a light sentence of no more than one year and perhaps banned her from Russia for a year or two.

    If Brittney Griner were white the Jewish media would have reported the story but only briefly and not with the fanfare and emotion as they have for black Brittney. If Griner were white the media narrative would be that if you do the crime you must do the time. There would be no sympathy for her from the elites if she was a Trump supporter or Republican.

    • Agree: NotaLib
  5. “Joe Rogan on Hypocrisy of Freeing WNBA Star Brittney Griner”


    Video Link

  6. Notsofast says:
    @Priss Factor

    i’m sure the first thing she will do, when she returns, is to wrap herself in the flag and crawl up to steps of the linclon memorial on her hands and knees and kiss abe’s giant marble feet and thank him for her emancipation from putin’s slave labor gulag that she had been wrongly sold into.

    cue kate smith and the full house of the spectrum in philadelphia:

    god bless america, land that i love….

    p.s. fuck bobby clark, the flyers and the florida panthers and the entire cities of both philadelphia and miami. please have a nice day.

  7. Doesn’t the national anthem trigger comrade Griner?
    She won’t have to hear it for a few years and Barry will find a way to smuggle some choom in.
    Yes we can!

    • Replies: @anon
  8. No woman without acromegaly is 6’9”. She is a man.

    • Agree: Rich, TTSSYF
  9. roonaldo says:

    Hey, we’ll trade ya Nancy, Kamala, Joementia, and Mitch for a bottle of your best vodka….ok, ok… for a bottle of yak dung moonshine.

    • Agree: NotaLib
  10. roonaldo says:
    @Rahan

    The fur is an improvement over the tattoos.

  11. BuelahMan says:

    I am not at all convinced “she” is a woman. But I have no intention of finding out for sure.

  12. She simply found out the hard way that other countries do not consider a black lesbian someone who can break the law with impunity.

  13. Rich says:

    White politicians always throw glittery things at blacks to make them happy. Instead of fixing the medical insurance issues, providing more jobs, financing social security, they give them this “woman”. Trump tried to do the same thing when he invented “Juneteenth”.

    • Replies: @NotaLib
    , @Truth
  14. KEKmaster says:

    This whole kerfluffle reminds me a bit of Harambe the gorilla. The zoo allowed a beautiful, rare, peaceful gorilla to be slaughtered after an unattended, feral negro child somehow made their way into his enclosure. One rare, beautiful gorilla vs one common, useless negro (who will probably end up getting shot dead by one of its neighbors in the next few years). SMDH.

    • Agree: TTSSYF
  15. I admit that I find the thought of this creature being traded for cigarettes in some Russian prison yard rather humerous. Will the mouzhiks find her exotic or repulsive?

  16. Brittney Griner Won’t Stand for America, But the Feds Stand for Her

    (((The Feds))) don’t care about this privileged Negress.

    She is merely an unwitting pawn in their Great Replacement game.

    • Agree: NotaLib
  17. LOL. Brittney Griner is a man.

    They are gaslighting us and at the same time preparing us for the next black tranny POTUS.

    Men’s ring fingers are generally longer than their index fingers; the reverse usually holds true for women…. or else Kamala Harris was born with big ole man hands. BAM!

    • Replies: @Truth
  18. Republic says:

    The Russians want a two for two trade,they want the ex KGB officer who arrested in Berlin as part of the trade .His name is Vadim Krasikov

  19. I understand everything in the article except who that guy in the photo is.

  20. anon[380] • Disclaimer says:

    Was going to post and sollipist posted similar, will post anyway, would say he’s male not female. Because someone names themself petunia or whatever doesn’t make someone female. Deep-ish eye sockets, browbone, uppper arm length, wrists, male. Haven’t heard him talk and not going to. If uses a nasal female voice wouldn’t matter, people can change voice easily.
    People are blind as bats.

    • Replies: @Ramstein
    , @Truth
  21. Slide says:

    Would agree that corporations that are large can push anything they choose, by putting message on their product, in stores, and on signs and so on, or by using front people, so that pervasive advertising is influence.

    Also have to question where have parents been. It’s as if there are masses of young people who had no parents, don’t know how to push back, and they let corporations monopoly become even tighter. It used to be somewhat known that advertising is easily used as propaganda for steering, something that needs reminding. First part of article makes a good point.

  22. Anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:

    Instead, Miss Griner must trust in the hard power of America, expressed in all its imperialist glory.

    I can’t say I have seen much of the former lately; I have seen ever less of the latter.

  23. Brittney has only just won her financial freedom from her life guardians, now she’s smuggling drugs in Russia. Maybe she really is as mentally unstable as many have claimed?

    • Replies: @The Anti-Gnostic
  24. Cris M. says:

    Though I see as more distraction, the supposed anthem was a farce so people go along with false wars. ‘bombs bursting in air’, unless they’re your own bombs blowing off predator scum it’s stupid to clap. Supposed revolution didn’t happen, false history. Where’s freedom now, in the toilet being flushed as people sit. Supposed founders were freemasons, back of dollar, ‘seeing eye’ etc. Self-direction is our own ideals, not obeying dictators. The supposed constitution was exposed as false contract by Lysander Spooner, now piles of false scribble ‘laws’ dictating we have no rights.

    The average blacks are not the same as this person, they’re more masculine, and aren’t all are criminals, though some have been falling for the false hyping which isn’t good. Either way whites have to make freedom, not stand around saluting bogus anthems or supposed ‘flag’ which is more of same. youtube RpQewj9PDKY .Going along under other’s boots is zero future.

    Again think this thing is distraction, and no credit on not standing because it’s more about division and distraction, convenient queer fronts jabbering, also distracting with pot. Also don’t believe the person has mass followers, its easy to fake numbers, fake digital, fake groups. In any evetn compared to nine billion people it’s zero. Should focus what really matters, where we live, direct our own energy.
    .

  25. Ramstein says:
    @anon

    Well, I, for one, HAVE heard Griner talk and her…err…his…umm…let’s just say ‘its” voice supports your theory 100%.

    • Replies: @anon
  26. Mac_ says:

    Comparing reality, small side note on the phrase -mother russia, tend to see phrasing as limiting, considering the death done in the gulags, not that long ago either. Every place on has a lot of different account, also Israelis use the phrase on Israel. If one group uses it to cover over gross facts then others do it, imo should just call places what they are rather than use parent type labels on a piece of land.

    Anyway would agree with article on basic point, goverment doesn’t give a rip when it comes to whites, they make nonsense groups more important, which actually puts down regular whites. And since many of them are white, when pushing others to be above whites, their white faces work as a focus as if whites want to self destruct. This as they pay themselves gross salary and extras for what they’re doing. Whites in particular seem to be ignoring a lot.

  27. anon[220] • Disclaimer says:
    @Ramstein

    So, consenus then. That’s something, or something.
    Thanx for reply.

  28. Incarceration is horrible. I have no idea what the Russian penal system is like; I certainly hope it has improved since Gulag times. It may more closely resemble the Mexican system now, whereby one’s family is able to buy food and cots, blankets, sundries etc for the prisoner. Let’s hope yummy African American foods like mac n’ cheez, wings, chitlins, and baked yams with marshmallows can be brought in and as well as beverages like grape drink.
    Pray for Brittney:
    Lord thou knowest that Brittney hath made a few mistakes, yet she is no criminal. Lord fill Brittney with hope in a New Day/new appeal. Amen.

    One thing I have read about the Russian gaol system is that tattooz are very big; let’s say mandatory. She’s going to have a lot more when she gets out.

  29. This whole thing should be a lesson for Biden’s brain-dead supporters, that Biden doesn’t do diplomacy, even for his precious high status subjects. Any other president in recent history would have been able to arrange an agreement with the Russian government, probably even before a trial, to get Griner freed.

    Biden can’t do anything, given his entire career of belligerent dealings with other people in general and Putin in particular. Progtards deserve to suffer for Biden’s past sins and the resulting loss of cooperation with every other government in the world. They celebrated his appointment to the office. Let them now get what they deserve.

  30. @Psychotic Break

    She is a delicate flower and does not have male-pattern baldness.

    • LOL: Maowasayali
    • Replies: @NotaLib
  31. Brittney Griner is a most unusual woman. I don’t doubt that she’s a female, because I assume no male could have played sports and been in girls’ dressing rooms for so long without being detected. But her body shape and especially her voice are very manly. All in all, she reinforces for me the notion that some people are really sexually ambiguous, at least in their “secondary” sex characteristics. I played a bit of an interview of her for a lady friend who knows nothing about sports. She immediately said, “It’s a man.” I think the transgender fad may be harming women who have a somewhat masculine appearance, in that most normal men would be averse to discovering that a woman they desired was in fact male. Better safe than sorry.

  32. NotaLib says:
    @Priss Factor

    Perhaps you would rather have America under the mumbling vegetable Biden ?

  33. NotaLib says:
    @Rich

    Trump had as much to do with juneteenth as you did…none

    • Replies: @Rich
  34. Rich says:
    @NotaLib

    Juneteenth is the day a group of slaves in Texas found out the Yankees won the war. I think Danny Glover made a movie where some people had a party using that as the background. No one on earth ever considered making that irrelevant day a national holiday until Mr Trump.made it a part of his “Platinum Plan”. Just a fact. So when you have your fried chicken and watermelon that day, make sure you thank him.

  35. anon[146] • Disclaimer says:
    @Irish Democracy

    She’ll have to listen to the Russian (formerly Soviet) national anthem at 6am every morning, as it is broadcast over the loudspeaker in every cell of their prisons and labor camps. Perhaps she will stand for that. In any case, however it turns out, it’s a win-win situation. Either she rots in Russian prison and WNBA’s women are safer because Griner is not there to beat them up, or she gets exchanged for a high-value Russian asset like Bout and everyone can see the special treatment black lesbians get in the US. As a cherry on top, she will likely continue to dis the U.S. and its symbols after being exchanged, further damaging the predominantly lesbian and black WNBA/BLM project. There is no bad outcome here for people of reason.

  36. Truth says:
    @Rich

    Let me see if I am understanding this correctly, Richie. Donald Trump, our ex POTUS, invented Juneteenth?

    • Replies: @Rich
  37. Rich says:
    @Truth

    Yes. Juneteenth was celebrated as the day some slaves in Texas found out the Pale White Union Army had won the War Between the States and set them free. I think it was Danny Glover who made a movie using it as a background to some kind of romantic comedy he was in. No one on earth ever thought of making it a holiday until Trump included it in his Platinum Plan that came out when he was trying to get the black vote in 2020. Tell the truth, Truth, did you ever celebrate Juneteenth when you were growing up in Queens? Did you even know it existed?

    • Replies: @Truth
  38. Truth says:
    @Rich

    I believe I was familiar with the event, but no never celebrated it. And still never have, or Kwanza.

  39. bwuce wee says:

    TODAY’S HEADLINES: SIBERIAN PRISON GUARDS SAY THAT BRITTANY GRINER IS A MAN! can you say michelle obama? i knew you could. and- get this- biden state dept nixes dennis rodman trip to advocate for mr griner. i am actually laughing my ass off!

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