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    DMAC got a reaction from java in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Trump isn't God.  Its a virus for god sake its not like customs can impound it at the airport.  I mean I get it, some you guys hate Trump and that is fine.
    I remember Biden saying Trump was Xenophobic for travel banning China but now Biden says he would done it sooner.  The guy is a genius,  Biden would have probably figured out a way to help China profit off US deaths.  Not to mention the poor sap probably wont even remember his own name in 6 months from now.
    If trump cured cancer, I am sure some you would blame him for putting doctors out of work.
    The hypocrisy of local governments citing people for attending church services during the lock down but allowing thousands to protest in the streets is no problem.  I wonder why?  Both benefit the Democrats agenda.  Keep the economy suppressed and cause civil unrest. 
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    DMAC got a reaction from Sirhornsalot in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Trump isn't God.  Its a virus for god sake its not like customs can impound it at the airport.  I mean I get it, some you guys hate Trump and that is fine.
    I remember Biden saying Trump was Xenophobic for travel banning China but now Biden says he would done it sooner.  The guy is a genius,  Biden would have probably figured out a way to help China profit off US deaths.  Not to mention the poor sap probably wont even remember his own name in 6 months from now.
    If trump cured cancer, I am sure some you would blame him for putting doctors out of work.
    The hypocrisy of local governments citing people for attending church services during the lock down but allowing thousands to protest in the streets is no problem.  I wonder why?  Both benefit the Democrats agenda.  Keep the economy suppressed and cause civil unrest. 
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    DMAC got a reaction from Baron in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Trump isn't God.  Its a virus for god sake its not like customs can impound it at the airport.  I mean I get it, some you guys hate Trump and that is fine.
    I remember Biden saying Trump was Xenophobic for travel banning China but now Biden says he would done it sooner.  The guy is a genius,  Biden would have probably figured out a way to help China profit off US deaths.  Not to mention the poor sap probably wont even remember his own name in 6 months from now.
    If trump cured cancer, I am sure some you would blame him for putting doctors out of work.
    The hypocrisy of local governments citing people for attending church services during the lock down but allowing thousands to protest in the streets is no problem.  I wonder why?  Both benefit the Democrats agenda.  Keep the economy suppressed and cause civil unrest. 
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    DMAC got a reaction from Bear19 in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Trump isn't God.  Its a virus for god sake its not like customs can impound it at the airport.  I mean I get it, some you guys hate Trump and that is fine.
    I remember Biden saying Trump was Xenophobic for travel banning China but now Biden says he would done it sooner.  The guy is a genius,  Biden would have probably figured out a way to help China profit off US deaths.  Not to mention the poor sap probably wont even remember his own name in 6 months from now.
    If trump cured cancer, I am sure some you would blame him for putting doctors out of work.
    The hypocrisy of local governments citing people for attending church services during the lock down but allowing thousands to protest in the streets is no problem.  I wonder why?  Both benefit the Democrats agenda.  Keep the economy suppressed and cause civil unrest. 
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    DMAC got a reaction from Sirhornsalot in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Happy Independence Day Everyone!!!
    The USA = Love it or Leave it!
     
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    DMAC got a reaction from PTA in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Happy Independence Day Everyone!!!
    The USA = Love it or Leave it!
     
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    DMAC got a reaction from Bear19 in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Happy Independence Day Everyone!!!
    The USA = Love it or Leave it!
     
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    DMAC got a reaction from Eastexhorn in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Happy Independence Day Everyone!!!
    The USA = Love it or Leave it!
     
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    DMAC got a reaction from UTfish in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    Happy Independence Day Everyone!!!
    The USA = Love it or Leave it!
     
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    DMAC reacted to Eastexhorn in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    I wonder ifthe players knew all the things they want changed existed when they signed to play.
    After the election things will go away just like the last election IMO.
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    DMAC reacted to Sirhornsalot in Longhorn News/Discussion (Non-recruiting)   
    @hornsups
    What’s to prevent other players from doing the same or leaving??
    It better mean more than a UT education and a football career. Missing a season is a big risk and not many would want to do that, IMO. Make hay while the sun shines, as they say. 
    Besides, its the rules.
    On the other hand, I think Overshown has a great point to make. There was talk. But there hasn't been results or communication regarding the issue. Thats on CDC and UT. I see nothing wrong with renaming some buildings, removing some statues and whatnot. They could at least get that moving.
    It’s a little disingenuous to say there will be a next and a next and a next
    Nonsense. Just LAST NIGHT protestors in New York shut down downtown with their protest. This, despite NY city gov meeting their demand by removing $1 Billion from the police budget. They had said they would stop if that demand was met. They didn't. The goalposts simply got moved and it didn't even take 12 hours to do it.
    Yes, it should matter. For the record, its unfortunate that the protest movement (not the Black Lives Matter movement) has been hyjacked by marxists in the form of white college educated liberals and BLM. Its tough to achieve your goals when someone else is ruining your moment in the spotlight.
    1 year in college won’t end his career.
    Right now, he doesn't have a career. He was EXPECTED to make some noise this year, launching his career. But right, its just potential. And that potential will get delayed yet another year. What will he be like then? This isn't wise though I understand what you're saying. There was another way of doing this without hurting himself. Overshown is from poor East Texas, where I'm from. There's nothing there for him as far as a professional future. He needs to make it here or somewhere.
    And I’m sure Overshown knows what he is sacrificing. 
    Young people are to be guided until they are adult enough to make their own decisions. This is part of what college is for. I don't think he received much guidance on this. I certainly wouldn't have told him to go throw himself on a sword right when things could have really opened up for him.
    Yes, these are my opinions. You're also stating yours. I enjoy reading yours as they make me think. But please stop with the knee-jerk thinking I'm employing racist thinking. I own a small business. If an employee wants to make a stand, he can stay home as much as he likes. I will hire someone to replace him and move on. This is the point of view I come from. There was a better way of doing this.
     
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    DMAC reacted to echeese in Reflections on Independence Day   
    Hope everyone has a happy and safe one.    As a military brat, 4th of July held a special significance though truth be told, it's was all about grilled hot dogs and fireworks for years for me.   As I have grown older, the amazing vision of our Founding Fathers has become clearer and our nations impact on the world, truly amazing.
    The Great Experiment
     
                  As we get ready to celebrate the 4th of July, our nation faces her greatest internal challenge since World War II.   This time we are at war with an invisible virus as well as facing civil unrest not seen since the Viet Nam war era.    What better time to reflect on the impact of the actions of men, 244 years ago with a vision which would radically change the world.    Let us begin by thinking about who these men were, men we know and revere today as the Founding Fathers.    George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton John Jay and James Monroe just to name a few.   Many of these men were landed men of significant wealth who risked their lives, their fortunes and their families lives (oh yes, the Brits would hang their families as well.   They chained one church closed with several score of men women and children inside and burn it to the ground) for an obscure notion that men were "endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights".   The idea that men should not be governed by dictators, kings and tyrants but that the people should govern themselves.   Keeping in mind that in 1776, this idea had NEVER been attempted, outside of the very small Greek City/States in the over 6 millennia we consider the history of "mankind".   
    Today many in our nation take the risks and vision of our Founding Fathers for granted.   Sadly too many citizens seem to lack a sense of "skin in the game", rather their rights are mere birthright entitlements.  Worse, they try to hold the Founding Fathers accountable for actions 244 years ago, based on modern day standards..    The reality is we have enjoyed 244 years of progress, of building upon that vision to create the freest nation today, the world has ever known.   We are truly the shining city on the hill but the job is not done.  Nor do I hope we ever stop striving to be a better version of oursleves.  And we have no problem candidly stating the Founding Fathers did not get it 100% right out of the box, but then no organization ever does.   We did not get it right out of the gates for women, slaves, Asians who would be brought to America for work on the railroads and in port cities, certainly not for our Native Americans, for the Irish, the Italians etc etc.   We took in the huddled masses, we did not always treat them well but with each generation that came, we saw the individuals grow or fail, thrive, build and stamp their own culture and flair on the melting pot known as America.
    For some perspective, starting in 1776 and going forward over the next 100 years, we see a world where less than 5% of the population would live in self governance::
    By 1875 Less than 5% of the world would enjoy self rule
    By 1918 (the end of World War I) 20% of the world would enjoy self rule
    By 1940, just before the start of World War II, that number would fall to less than 15%
    By 1949, just after World War II, the number of nations enjoying self rule spikes to over 35%
    By 1988, Reagan demanded the USSR "Tear down this wall" and the cold war was won/ended, the world reached it's highest point of self rule with just over 40% of the world.
                  It is interesting that each jump worldwide freedom and self governance and followed America taking the lead in stopping powers bent on forcing people to live under tyrants, dictators and powers that would oppress them.    These are battles paid for with the lives of American citizens and the resources of our great land.
                   In almost 2 and a half centuries we still see less than half the world enjoying the freedoms that our Founding Fathers envisioned, that Americans fought for and spread across the globe. .   And we built this nation around the concepts of individual rights and capitalism.   These two critical to America's success.  But we go way beyond America's success.   By exporting capitalism around the world, even in totalitarian nations like China, we have seen something else happen.   Per the UN, in 1800 more than 60% of the world lived in "extreme poverty".   Today that number has fallen to less than 20%.   What has driven the fall?   Simple, capitalism.  How have we spread this?    Largely based on the 3 most significant military conflicts of the last 100 years, World War I, World War II and the fight for global dominance vs the forces of Communism referred to as the Cold War.   The US stood with her allies against the forces of tyranny and oppression and won each time.   The by product, more nations adopting some form of self rule and with it, the opportunity capitalism brings for individuals to grow and create their own opportunities.
                  For 244 years, we have struggled and fought and with each passing year our nation has grown better.   We have found solutions, we have banded together.  You see the VERY best of us in crisis.  The way we rallied around New York CIty after 9/11, the outpouring of support when New Orleans and Houston were hit with hurricanes and floods or the Northeast when Sandy hit.   When northern California was ravaged by fire, cities from across the nation sent crews to help.    They called them the Cajun Navy when thousands of fishermen descended upon Houston with their flat bottom boats with one thought in their hearts, help fellow Americans.    They did not ask about race or creed, they simply rushed to help without orders or even requests. 
                  This is America at her best when we step up to try and fix problems.   We are at our worst when we try to tear things down.   Remember the incredible vision of our Founding Fathers as we watch fireworks explode.   Remember the sacrifices of our men and women who answered the call to serve our nation.   Be they in the military, be they our law enforcement officers and firemen who without thought to their own safety, walk into harm's way to bring aid.   And we remember another too often over looked group, those healthcare workers trying to heal the wounds and the ills that threaten us today.
                  Forgive me for my unabashed and unashamedly cheerleading of our Shining City on the Hill.   As I get older and reflect on travels across the world, to visits in 3rd world nations where people no longer live under the yoke of tyranny, I am forever thankful that our Founding Fathers risked everything, their lives their families and their fortune to embark on what we now call "The Great Experiment"
     
     
     

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    DMAC got a reaction from java in Marqez Bimage   
    Christ is my savior.  I don't care what color Jesus is, why should anyone else?  Its like building your dream home then deciding to demo it because you don't like the color of the drapes. It just wrong man.  White Supremacy and Racism has been used to excuse bad behavior and radical socialist ideas that its lost its affect.  I am speaking for myself. 
    The more this kind of stupid crap happens man the more the average American realizes this isn't a race war.  Its war on America itself.  Wipe away its history, the good and bad, and dismantle it from within like a virus.
    Let me be very clear I am not talking about actual racist issues.  I am talking about the groups that use racist issues as an excuse to destroy this country.  The wolf in sheeps clothing man.
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    DMAC got a reaction from 83Dee in Marqez Bimage   
    Christ is my savior.  I don't care what color Jesus is, why should anyone else?  Its like building your dream home then deciding to demo it because you don't like the color of the drapes. It just wrong man.  White Supremacy and Racism has been used to excuse bad behavior and radical socialist ideas that its lost its affect.  I am speaking for myself. 
    The more this kind of stupid crap happens man the more the average American realizes this isn't a race war.  Its war on America itself.  Wipe away its history, the good and bad, and dismantle it from within like a virus.
    Let me be very clear I am not talking about actual racist issues.  I am talking about the groups that use racist issues as an excuse to destroy this country.  The wolf in sheeps clothing man.
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    DMAC got a reaction from Bear19 in Marqez Bimage   
    Christ is my savior.  I don't care what color Jesus is, why should anyone else?  Its like building your dream home then deciding to demo it because you don't like the color of the drapes. It just wrong man.  White Supremacy and Racism has been used to excuse bad behavior and radical socialist ideas that its lost its affect.  I am speaking for myself. 
    The more this kind of stupid crap happens man the more the average American realizes this isn't a race war.  Its war on America itself.  Wipe away its history, the good and bad, and dismantle it from within like a virus.
    Let me be very clear I am not talking about actual racist issues.  I am talking about the groups that use racist issues as an excuse to destroy this country.  The wolf in sheeps clothing man.
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    DMAC reacted to Sirhornsalot in Marqez Bimage   
    Thank you. I looked it up. The story is from April 17, not exactly recent but we'll go with it anyway.
    https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/panthers-make-christian-mccaffrey-the-highest-paid-rb-in-nfl-history-here-are-the-full-contract-details/
    Contracts do not have a "season" although during a NFL season you'll seldom see a contract negotiated due to the distraction. Instead, its the OFF SEASON, like right now, when that gets done. The Cowboys negotiated via "franchise tag" which isn't a negotiation at all really. It had to happen so its not the result of ratings. The franchise tag carries with it a requirement on the salary. So it says nothing, really.
    McCaffrey helps your point and its not worth arguing, but it is very much worth being accurate about.
    NFL ratings have been rising over the last two years, after taking a very concerning dip in 2016 (election year, Kap's taking a knee). When Kap left the league and left the sidelines, public reaction to it dissipated. It took a serious dive in 2017.
    https://www.boston.com/sports/new-england-patriots/2020/01/04/nfl-tv-ratings-playoffs-patriots
    A lot has happened since the season ended in 2019. Goodell has announced the NFL supports taking a knee. So I imagine the issue will take the NFL ratings in the opposite direction again.
    The more political sports becomes, the less people will be interested in it. Sports are an escape from the politics of the day – not where you go to get informed on politics. Thats like calling an electrician to take care of a plumbing problem. Just the wrong source altogether.
    I don't imagine I would stay in business long if I featured a political landscape installation where I made political stances during the entire installation. Thats because people don't mix their landscaping with politics. Instead, they top of beautiful designs with a college football team flag right in the front.
     
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    DMAC got a reaction from PTA in Marqez Bimage   
    Christ is my savior.  I don't care what color Jesus is, why should anyone else?  Its like building your dream home then deciding to demo it because you don't like the color of the drapes. It just wrong man.  White Supremacy and Racism has been used to excuse bad behavior and radical socialist ideas that its lost its affect.  I am speaking for myself. 
    The more this kind of stupid crap happens man the more the average American realizes this isn't a race war.  Its war on America itself.  Wipe away its history, the good and bad, and dismantle it from within like a virus.
    Let me be very clear I am not talking about actual racist issues.  I am talking about the groups that use racist issues as an excuse to destroy this country.  The wolf in sheeps clothing man.
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    DMAC got a reaction from utparothed in Marqez Bimage   
    Christ is my savior.  I don't care what color Jesus is, why should anyone else?  Its like building your dream home then deciding to demo it because you don't like the color of the drapes. It just wrong man.  White Supremacy and Racism has been used to excuse bad behavior and radical socialist ideas that its lost its affect.  I am speaking for myself. 
    The more this kind of stupid crap happens man the more the average American realizes this isn't a race war.  Its war on America itself.  Wipe away its history, the good and bad, and dismantle it from within like a virus.
    Let me be very clear I am not talking about actual racist issues.  I am talking about the groups that use racist issues as an excuse to destroy this country.  The wolf in sheeps clothing man.
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    DMAC reacted to drgilbert in Marqez Bimage   
    Sounds like Mr. King is just trying to start a war white Christians. I personally could care less what color Jesus was, he died for my sins and that’s all that matters. We know his mother was a Jew and his father was God, does God have a color?  Instead of looking for differences and ways to instigate a fight why don’t we look at similarities and find common ground?  I don’t know much about Mr. King, but after that ridiculous tweet I’m not a fan. 
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    DMAC got a reaction from utparothed in Marqez Bimage   
    They will say that is different because most them were killed by other black people.  Not sure why that matters.  If BLM wants to do some righteous work then they should protest at gang and drug dealer homes in Chicago.  But you wont see it is my guess.
    @83Dee has it right, its a play on words.  If your against the radical ideas of BLM then you are a racist and dont think black lives matter.  The two can be separated. 
    I do find it kind of humorous how the word WOKE is used because its my opinion they are asleep to the bigger picture.
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    DMAC reacted to java in Marqez Bimage   
    Guys, I would like to tell you that it’s admirable you were able to keep up the debate this long. I honestly don’t know how you did it. 
    Now, go have a nice evening with your wives. They have probably been searching for you for days. 
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    DMAC reacted to Sirhornsalot in Marqez Bimage   
    Well, one thing I think we can all agree on is – people of all colors have it better in the US of A than anywhere else on the planet. And especially those who chose to live in Texas.
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    DMAC reacted to North Texas Golfer in Marqez Bimage   
    An open mind works both ways. Sometimes you have to give in order to receive. 
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    DMAC got a reaction from 83Dee in Marqez Bimage   
    They will say that is different because most them were killed by other black people.  Not sure why that matters.  If BLM wants to do some righteous work then they should protest at gang and drug dealer homes in Chicago.  But you wont see it is my guess.
    @83Dee has it right, its a play on words.  If your against the radical ideas of BLM then you are a racist and dont think black lives matter.  The two can be separated. 
    I do find it kind of humorous how the word WOKE is used because its my opinion they are asleep to the bigger picture.
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