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Obama Olympics Event Suggests Support for National Anthem Dissers

President Obama today is hosting U.S. Olympians at the White House. But not just this year’s winners.

Among those who will be in attendance are Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the two African-American who raised their fists on the podium in a black power salute during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympics.

Honoring Smith and Carlos, who were thrown off the Olympic team for their actions, is one thing. I get why two African Americans would want to stage a protest on a public stage in 1968 about the treatment of blacks in a nation where blacks were still denied basic rights and where racism was endemic. I might have done it myself.

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But that is not America today. There’s still racism, but it is not widespread. Even among the police, who are mostly trying to protect African Americans. The problems blacks experience today lie within their communities and stem in part from the liberal policies supposedly designed to help them. Anyone, especially overpaid athletes, who disrespects the American flag and the national anthem is contemptible and ought to get out of the country.

Bringing Smith and Carlos to the White House in the context of the current national anthem protests is a clear sign of solidarity with those showing contempt for our nation today through disrespect for its symbols.

And this from the president of the United States, the man sworn to uphold the Constitution.

How disgraceful. And even, how frightening.

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40 Responses to Obama Olympics Event Suggests Support for National Anthem Dissers

  1. Obama never misses a chance to show his disdain for America and shove it down our throats.
    Just a little while longer friends and this deplorable mistake that was made by this Country will be over.

    • He and his ilk are the enemy…..Hanity and Trump are for real American values.

      The country should raise there fists at this disgusting Muslim in the White house. The queer King is dead!!!!

      • just because Obama is terrible doesn’t mean Trump is wonderful. in fact he is not. he’s a vain blowhard, not conservative at all. and he has shown not the slightest interest in learning anything about the world. that debate performance was embarrassing.

        I may end up being forced to vote for him because Hillary is even more terrible, but I don’t think we should pretend he’s a fabulous candidate.

        • Nothing wrong with Trump — Vote for the socialist Clinton, she couldn’t shine his shoes for brainpower! Petty things I have been hearing about Trump is just plain dumb, absolutely nothing smart or nice about Obama? Obama is the enemy within and you are complaining about Trump? He is our only chance, wake up and smell the coffee. He is our only chance right now — If Hillary Clinton wins, the new generation will be socialists and we may never back to the county that we love and respect. How could you? Don’t you realize how serious it is to get rid of the Obamas and the Clintons who are so corrupt along with James Comey, etc., etc. Please do yourself a favor and stop criticizing Trump, Vote Trump or we are gone as a country forever, or at least many years with the new generation that would be brainwashed by Clinton and Obama to be socialist/communists, that is not what our country should be.

  2. This is what I have to say about BHO and all his henchmen:
    “19 Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.
    20 For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters against them that are quiet in the land.
    21 Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it.
    22 This thou hast seen, O Lord: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.
    23 Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, even unto my cause, my God and my Lord.
    24 Judge me, O Lord my God, according to thy righteousness; and let them not rejoice over me.
    25 Let them not say in their hearts, Ah, so would we have it: let them not say, We have swallowed him up.
    26 Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify themselves against me.
    27 Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the Lord be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
    28 And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy praise all the day long.”
    Psalm 35:19-28 KJV

  3. Once us true Americans boot him out of our house he is still going to make trouble. The only difference will be that he will make MORE trouble than he is now because he won’t have to answer to us any more. (not that he does now)

    He will go back to community organizing and speech giving with a vengeance against all that is good. We will never be free of this evil person and his wife…he will always consider himself as a righteous king.
    And what is really sad is that he will have plenty of followers.

    • We won’t be free of him for many years Carol.
      But we can be free of his policies.
      Once he is out of office, he is essentially powerless, especially if Trump gets in there.

      If Hillary wins, we’re toast.

    • Carol, you are so right. He’ll be worse with no restraints on him after he leaves. But we must be strong and be happy that he’s out of our house. Its like we are being punished, that Obama came to be our President? Do you think God is punishing us because of millions and millions of the murder of human life in the womb? Human life is thrown into the trash and maybe thats why Obama came to be. I understand that sometimes an abortion is necessary but not thousands and millions of human life, who are we to decide who lives or dies? Sorry for the sermon, I couldn’t help it, but when I read your post, you really got it right, we won’t be rid of him or her but we should rejoice when he’s out of the White House. Except if Hillary Clinton wins, I won’t rejoice, I will cry and be sad and nervous for another 4 to 8 years.

    • …who stirs the pot of agitation vehemently…one pathetic, yet powerful fool, and that “racist” bs when he’s as white as he is black.
      Trump 2016!

  4. It will only get worse the closer Obama gets to being out the door.
    I suspect he will try very hard to get Philadelphia cop killer Wesley Cook (I refuse to use his made up name in prison) released.
    We haven’t seen anything yet.

  5. Never fear fellow posters. Old Barry will never go away. He’s angling for leader of the UN. That way he can literally tell the whole world that’s not who we are. What a fool.

  6. What Smith and Carlos did was awesome! In 1968. The problem is it is no longer 1968 yet those who seek to divide us are trying to convince others that it is STILL 1968!
    Sad to see that John has been very actively supporting Kaepernick, and others, when he should be lifting everyone up to show how far America has come.

  7. During an interview in 2008 Obumo was talking about how Me$$helle didnot like the national anthem, pledge, flag … would like to change them. Obumo said he and Me$$helle had gone to several flag burnings. GREAT EXAMPLE for AMERICA

  8. Once again ! I Really can not say how I really feel , anyway , Have a great weekend everyone , I will be praying Mr.Obs & the Witch get kidnapped never to be seen again !