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1 minute ago, hornsups said:

Oh sorry thought you were in the know. Christian McCaffrey is CM. So maybe look that up. Julio Jones was a long long time ago but someone is arguing ratings have been down. There hasn’t been a season in 2020 so that has to be based on 2019 rating. But you just said 2019 was long long ago. Wow that’s some way of thinking there. Dak was given 30 million for 1 year, doesn’t matter if he had to take it. He was given 30 million dollar for a year. That’s a lot if money is drying up due to ratings. So show me where something is made up. I didn’t change the subject. Someone else mentions NFL ratings and money but I’m preventing you from staying on subject. 👍🏿 

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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2 hours ago, hornsups said:

2) Please so me where ESPN & the NFL learned the hard way because I’m sure as hell looking at DIS stock and it’s still performing pretty well. Hell wish they did take a hit, I could get it for cheaper. And people swore Nike was gonna take a hit too for supporting Kaep but they are still killing it too.

I follow the markets everyday.  DIS and NKE are up since the March lows because of exposure to the China market, not US sales.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger: A Trade War with China Would Hurt Us

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Strong Sales in China Lift Nike Results

Sales in North America climbed 4%, while those in Greater China were up 27% during the period.

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China’s battle with the NBA could hurt Nike

Those are just a few examples.  These companies are only thinking $$$ in China they couldn't care less about the USA.  DIS films and theme parks in China.  Why do you think every movie is now superhero garbage.  Because that's what China wants and these companies will bend over backwards for the China Communist party to get a piece of it.

Watch Mackie about 1:20 mark.

 

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2 hours ago, longhorndon said:

It's a shame Chicago Black Lives don't really seem to matter. 100 people shot and 14 killed over the weekend...  surely of those were Black? I'm still waiting for the BLM comment on that weekly horror.

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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4 hours ago, longhorndon said:

It's a shame Chicago Black Lives don't really seem to matter. 100 people shot and 14 killed over the weekend...  surely of those were Black? I'm still waiting for the BLM comment on that weekly horror.

You will wait a long time for BLM to comment on the what is going on in Chicago. As in never.

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3 hours ago, hornsups said:

There’s no use talking to someone who has had a certain view on things for 20-40 years. Nothing I say will mean anything to them. They will only revert back to their thinking. With that I’m done with any conversations with anyone on this board. It’s not worth my time or breath. Better to use with people with an open mind. Good day sirs. 

An open mind works both ways. Sometimes you have to give in order to receive. 

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33 minutes ago, hornsups said:

Good day sir 

Let me expand my thoughts for you and my impression from reading your posts is that you will not agree with this. But you really should take it to heart. 

Just because you agree with me doesn't mean you are right. And just because you disagree with me doesn't mean you are wrong. 

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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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6 hours ago, hornsups said:

Lol want 1 person... Colin Kaepernick. Who the person who is most known with the NFL protest actually has been working on the thing you have never heard about. I mean I guess you guys only paid attention to his kneeling and policing and didn’t look into everything his was doing. That’s on you. There are so many organizations in Chicago aimed at stopping crime and giving their communities outlets to better themselves. If you don’t wanna do the research on that, again that’s on you. 

Where are they protesting? Where are they turning a city upside down over that?

A three-year-old child was murdered this past weekend. Hardly a peep about it.

https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/06/21/3-year-old-boy-fatally-shot-on-west-side/

 

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2 hours ago, North Texas Golfer said:

Let me expand my thoughts for you and my impression from reading your posts is that you will not agree with this. But you really should take it to heart. 

Just because you agree with me doesn't mean you are right. And just because you disagree with me doesn't mean you are wrong. 

I said good day sir 

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6 hours ago, Sirhornsalot said:

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.

For now.  We seem bent on imitating a system that hasn’t worked nearly as well.  

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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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2 hours ago, drgilbert said:

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. 

Dr. Gilbert, I agree with you actually.  But do you understand how the depiction of a "white Jesus" was used to promote white supremacy?  Not asking if you agree but do you understand Shaun King's reasoning?  I personally think any rational human being would know that Jesus in the physical form wasn't white.  I do agree that at the end of the day that as God's son he died for my sins and saved my soul.

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21 minutes ago, DBut82 said:

Dr. Gilbert, I agree with you actually.  But do you understand how the depiction of a "white Jesus" was used to promote white supremacy?  Not asking if you agree but do you understand Shaun King's reasoning?  I personally think any rational human being would know that Jesus in the physical form wasn't white.  I do agree that at the end of the day that as God's son he died for my sins and saved my soul.

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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