NFL sides with the coyotes

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NFL sides with the coyotes

Post by RebLem » Fri Feb 16, 2007 12:51 am

NFL Calls Bad Play Against Border Patrol

By the News-Register [Wheeling, WV] Friday, Feb 16, 2007

Apparently, the big, bad, fearless National Football League has its sensitive side. The question is: Sensitive to whom? Obviously, not to Americans concerned about our nation’s porous borders.

U.S. Border Patrol officials had hoped to publish an advertisement in the program used at this year’s Super Bowl. The ad was intended as a recruiting tool. It mentioned that Border Patrol agents fight terrorism and help to keep illegal aliens and illegal drugs from crossing our borders.

No, said the NFL. Too controversial. The Border Patrol was told that its ad would not run. Border Patrol officials didn’t take the league up on its offer to run what an NFL official referred to as “a more generic ad … that didn’t highlight the borders, which brings up the immigration issue and the immigration debate. That’s controversial.”

Not among most Americans — including the National Basketball Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, both of which have agreed to use the Border Patrol ad in programs for events later this year.

Somehow, we don’t think most NFL fans will agree with the league’s stance that enforcing our nation’s laws is controversial. Football fans ought to make their displeasure known to league officials.

Section: Editorials Posted: 2/15/2007

http://www.theintelligencer.net/editori ... leID=16303
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Post by Ralph » Fri Feb 16, 2007 9:12 am

Any friend of the noble coyote is a friend of mine (and I've never seen a football game in my life).
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Re: NFL sides with the coyotes

Post by burnitdown » Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:25 am

RebLem wrote:It mentioned that Border Patrol agents fight terrorism and help to keep illegal aliens and illegal drugs from crossing our borders.
Keeping anyone out of the country is un-American and downright COMMUNIST. We should kill those border patrol BIGOTS.

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http://money.cnn.com/2007/02/13/magazin ... ag/index.h tm?postversion=2007021413?cnn=yes

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Post by RebLem » Mon Feb 19, 2007 9:32 am

burnitdown wrote:
RebLem wrote:It mentioned that Border Patrol agents fight terrorism and help to keep illegal aliens and illegal drugs from crossing our borders.
Keeping anyone out of the country is un-American and downright COMMUNIST. We should kill those border patrol BIGOTS.
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Post by burnitdown » Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:52 pm

RebLem wrote:
burnitdown wrote:
RebLem wrote:It mentioned that Border Patrol agents fight terrorism and help to keep illegal aliens and illegal drugs from crossing our borders.
Keeping anyone out of the country is un-American and downright COMMUNIST. We should kill those border patrol BIGOTS.
Reject violence.
Some things, like HOLOCAUST DENIAL and BORDER PATROL BIGOTRY, cannot be tolerated. And if you're not going to tolerate, that means violence.

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Post by Corlyss_D » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:02 am

Rob, I think Steve was being ironic.
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Post by RebLem » Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:48 pm

Corlyss_D wrote:Rob, I think Steve was being ironic.
I agree that it was an attempt at humor; I understood that from the git-go. But folks lin the FBI and the Border Patrol do not have much of a sense of humor about these things, and, I must say, with some good reason. And, I sense a deep seated, very unfunny, barely controlled anger in burnitdown that seems likely to me to explode one day, and probably sooner rather than later. I find the whole tenor of this and other comments he has made very disturbing, and about as funny as poisoned Kool-Aid.
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Post by burnitdown » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:56 pm

RebLem wrote:I sense a deep seated, very unfunny, barely controlled anger in burnitdown that seems likely to me to explode one day, and probably sooner rather than later. I find the whole tenor of this and other comments he has made very disturbing, and about as funny as poisoned Kool-Aid.
Maybe you're in denial about the world around you. Passive acceptance is overrated.

You also could be short a few observational skills you need :)

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