Two high school teams were getting ready to battle for their division 1 championship. The fans were gathered and ready to go. The players were hyped up. Then the announcer said something that caught everyone off-guard. It was an absolute disgrace to sports and left the fans upset. What did the fans do? They stood up, placed their hand on their heart, and the crowd collectively performed the national anthem on their own. They were not about to let some announcer or school tell them that they could not hear one of the biggest staples of American ballparks. People are used to several things when they’re at a baseball or softball game – the game itself, the snacks and drinks, and the national anthem. That’s all it takes to keep a fan happy until a liberal announcer or school makes a bad decision that’s obviously un-American.
The Tweet that captured the moment stated: “Clovis and Buchanan softball about to play for D-I title, but before that, it was announced there will be no national anthem. There were boos and the crowd did this …”
Clovis and Buchanan softball about to play for D-I title, but before that, it was announced there will be no national anthem. There were boos and the crowd did this … pic.twitter.com/M1w6yDzuTN
— Anthony Galaviz (@agalaviz_TheBee) May 26, 2018
That’s how it’s done! That’s America right there standing up and paying their respects. If a liberal announcer or college wants to degrade our country and disrespect our national anthem, then we will sing it ourselves and there’s nothing they can do about it.
100% Fed Up covered this story earlier and stated more information from one of the fans: “Honestly, I was shocked (when) the announcer stated, ‘There will be no anthem, let’s just play softball,’” Marquez told the Fresno Bee. “Within seconds, you could hear people in the crowd singing and the volume of their voices building. There I was, standing in the middle of a true testament to unity and patriotism.”
Event coordinator Bob Kayajania took responsibility for the decision to not have the anthem played at the game.
“The national protocol is the first game of the session you have the national anthem,” Kayajania told the Bee. “The game after that are just played. We got caught. They started to play some music and the people took that as the national anthem and they all started singing, which I think is obviously a wonderful thing to show off their patriotism.”
Kayajania called it a “learning experience” and going forward, the anthem will be played at every game.”
If Bob Kayajania ever does this again, then he should be immediately fired. That was a terrible decision on his part, especially since he’s most likely aware of the situation with the NFL and how most people in the country probably don’t like what’s going on since football has been tarnished by pointless political stances and social justice warrior protests that no one really listens to.
We like the national anthem. We like our sports. We love our country. We need to keep it that way and keep all the sideshows out of sports, because sports are one of the ways we escape everything else in real life. Sports allow us to be entertained without worrying about the real life politics and agendas. Sports is the one place we should be putting politics aside and cheering on our favorite team regardless of our political stances.
Politics are not welcomed in sports or entertainment. Every time someone tries to ruin sports and entertainment with their political agenda, then they quickly learn how bad of an idea it really was.
The national anthem has been widely up for debate ever since football players started protesting during it in the NFL, a league that has reportedly suffered lower ratings ever since the protests because people don’t care to hear or see it. The NFL is facing that debate again this year and Monday Night Football has already made the headlines in regards to the national anthem.
As per Snopes: “In August 2018, however, comments by ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro prompted headlines such as “ESPN Says It Won’t Air National Anthem Before Monday Night Football Games,” although what Pitaro said was really a statement of ESPN’s existing policy rather than the announcement of a new one:
“We generally have not broadcasted the anthem and I don’t think that will change this year. Our plan going into this year is to not broadcast the anthem.”
“Again that could change. It’s unpredictable what could happen in the world but as of now, we’re not. We have communicated that back to the NFL. They have not asked, but as a courtesy and good partners we have let them know what our plans are.”
“It’s not our job to cover politics, purely, but we’ll cover the intersection of sports & politics. When something happens, when the Eagles disinvited from White House, or when someone takes a knee, if we think newsworthy were going to cover it.”
Indeed, ESPN Senior Vice President for Event & Studio Production Stephanie Druley reiterated that it “has always been our standing operating procedure” to show the national anthem ceremony only when it occurs in conjunction with something else newsworthy (e.g., a moment of silence to honor victims of tragedies):
She explained the network only aired the anthem three times last year when athletes were protesting because of simultaneous news events — a moment of silence for a hurricane, a moment of silence for the Las Vegas shooting and at the Dallas vs. Arizona game.
“We’ve seen the data from our fans that they like the game and that’s what they want. So that’s where we will keep our focus,” Druley said.”
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Sarah Sanders Has Finally Had Enough Drops Sudden Announcement During Live Interview
I have the greatest respect for White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. She’s fearless when confronted by leftists and she’s simply the best press secretary I have ever seen. She has been inundated by ridiculous claims and allegations by the left and the media over the last few days. Many of them have to do with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and I think she’s just about had enough of this stupidity. I know I have.
This morning Sanders appeared on Fox & Friends and bluntly gave her opinion on the Democrats’ handling of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process and sexual misconduct allegations, calling it “absolutely appalling and disgusting.” It is, there’s no arguing with that. The Democrats have jumped into the mud hollow and are gleefully wallowing in the muck that they throw at Kavanaugh. It’s lies and defamation and it is sickening.
“I think the process that the Democrats have played has been absolutely appalling and disgusting,” Sanders told “Fox & Friends.” She made the point that the accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford wanted to reach out about her story privately. I’m not so sure of that… I personally think this was all cooked up to do exactly what it is accomplishing… throwing a wrench in the nomination process.
Sanders added that it has become a “public circus” because they waited until the “11th hour.” All by design. It’s the same tactic they pulled on Clarence Thomas and Judge Roy Moore. It’s become their go-to last-ditch move to get rid of the conservative of the hour.
The Democrats are working hard to destroy a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of our greatest Supreme Court Justices ever, with an array of False Accusations the likes of which have never been seen before!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 25, 2018
“[Democrats], frankly, hurt two different families’ lives that they’ll never be able to be the same because of the way that they’ve operated this process. And I think it’s disgusting that they’ve exploited these individuals and their families for their own political purposes,” said Sanders. I do too.
Kavanaugh does not deserve to be treated like this. I don’t believe Ford who has the credibility of swiss cheese or Ramirez who won’t even answer the Senate Intelligence Committee. Both women have the same problem that no one backs up their claims and that they waited decades to come forward. And when they did so it was at the exact point in time to try and block Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court. I don’t believe in coincidences.
Sanders also said today that Democrats are playing a “political game” with allegations of sexual misconduct by President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling the ploy “appalling.” Again, an excellent descriptor of what they are doing to Kavanaugh.
From The Daily Wire:
“Brett Kavanaugh has asked for his voice to be heard in this process, too,” Sanders said. “Last I can remember, we’re still a country where you’re innocent until proven guilty — unless you’re a conservative Republican. It is absolutely shameful what the Democrats have done and the way they have turned this into complete political process.”
“Sanders said that Democrats have ruined “multiple lives.”
“They want this to be a political game, and I think that the way they have operated in this is absolutely appalling,” Sanders said. “If anything has been appalling, it’s the way that they have gone after and used these people’s stories and their lives and exploited them for political gain.”
“Sanders was asked whether Deborah Ramirez, a classmate of Kavanaugh’s at Yale University who claims Kavanaugh exposed himself at a freshman-year party, should be allowed to testify.
“Certainly we would be open to that, and that process could take place on Thursday,” Sanders said.
“Christine Blasey Ford, who claims Kavanaugh held her down and fondled her when the two were at a boozy high school party 36 years ago, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. In an interview Monday night on Fox News, Kavanaugh denied both Ford’s and Ramirez’s allegations and said he would not “let false accusations drive us out of this process.”
“The president’s been clear,” Sanders said. “Let them speak, but let’s also let Brett Kavanaugh speak, and let’s let him tell his side of the story before we allow allegations to determine his entire future.'”
Sanders is fed up with the hypocrisy on the left over this whole piece of tortured political theater. So am I and I think most of America is right there with me on that.
ABC should be ashamed and I’m referring to George Stephanopoulos on “Good Morning America.”
From The Daily Caller:
“When Roy Moore is accused, when Bill O’Reilly is accused, when Roger Ailes is accused, when Rob Porter is accused, and now when Brett Kavanaugh is accused, the president consistently every single time takes the side of the man,” “GMA” host George Stephanopoulos told Sanders.
“You know, it’s interesting that you say that,” she replied. “It’s a lot of Democrats that like to ignore Keith Ellison and Cory Booker. They love to fight and champion women until they disagree with them.”
“Sanders referenced current misconduct allegations against Keith Ellison by his former girlfriend Karen Monahan. She also pointed to Sen. Cory Booker’s past admission that he groped a girl while he was a young teenager.
“Stephanopoulos pointed out that former Sen. Al Franken was hounded from office by his party, but Sanders rebutted “and a number of other Democrats should have the same type of scrutiny.”
“Trump has indicated he believes decades-old sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh are a smear campaign aired by the Democratic Party to derail his nomination.
“The Democrats are working hard to destroy a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of our greatest Supreme Court Justices ever, with an array of False Accusations the likes of which have never been seen before!” Trump tweeted late Monday.”
Sanders nailed him and really hit him over Ellison and Booker. I’m impressed. That was wondrous sparring on her part.
I am totally disgusted by the Democrats over all of this. It is transparently obstructionist and just plain evil. They are indeed trying to destroy a good man and his family. The Republicans need to put a stop to this and fast. This is why the Democrats should never be in power ever again.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 25, 2018
Maxine Waters’ Career May Be Finished — New Scandal Revealed
California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters is certainly no stranger to controversy and scandal. In fact, she wallows in it. Waters strikes me as someone who believes she is above the law and can get away with whatever she wants. It’s one of the reasons she is seen as one of the most corrupt politicians in Congress.
A new complaint has been filed against Waters and it and the new unfolding scandal surrounding the complaint has the potential to finish off her career. The complaint involves an obscure fundraising tactic that has raked in thousands of dollars from state politicians in exchange for being listed on her slate mailers. This go-around, it involves supporters of a former Los Angeles mayor defeated in the June gubernatorial primary.
A conservative watchdog group named the National Legal and Policy Center is the one who filed the complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Waters, her campaign and a pro-charter school group called Families and Teachers for Antonio Villaraigosa — which backed the former Democratic mayor of Los Angeles.
This is very serious and could in the end not only end Waters’ career… it could also entail jail time. She has the best attorneys money can buy and it looks like she may need them.
From Fox News:
“The pro-Villaraigosa group paid $25,000 to the Citizens for Waters Committee on May 25 to include Villaraigosa in her slate mailer, according to the complaint. FEC guidelines, however, say only a candidate’s committee can pay for the mailers — sample ballots traditionally mailed out to about 200,000 voters in Los Angeles highlighting whom Waters supports.
“Waters’ mailers have faced scrutiny since 2010 because the campaign, since 2004, has paid her daughter Karen Waters, or her public relations firm Progressive Connections, to produce, print and mail the sample ballots.
“Legally, candidates are paying a reimbursement for the slate mailer, rather than buying an endorsement. But it’s difficult to prove whether the Waters endorsement comes as a result of the payment or if already endorsed candidates are paying for their share, Adav Noti, a former FEC assistant general counsel, recently told Fox News while explaining the peculiar process.
“The mailers also effectively provide a loophole to get around federal campaign contribution limits. The watchdog group’s FEC complaint, the second against Waters since July, is asking for a full audit of the congresswoman’s campaign.
“Since the commission has given federal campaigns broad discretion involving slate mailers it is imperative the issues cited in this complaint are fully investigated and all penalties and fines that may result from a finding that the Citizens for Waters campaign was in violation of the statutes cited should be applied in full,” the complaint filed Thursday morning says.
“Neither Waters’ congressional office nor her campaign responded to phone and email inquiries for this report.”
This has nothing to do with Waters vicious attacks on President Trump. This scandal has been brewing for her for years. It was just a matter of time before the law started knocking on her proverbial door. However, it won’t slow her down from calling for Trump’s impeachment.
Villaraigosa ran as a moderate Democrat in the gubernatorial jungle primary. This means that the two candidates that get the most votes will face off in the general election, regardless of what party they belong to. Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Republican businessman John Cox won that primary so Villaraigosa is out of the running.
A politician out of office is even more vulnerable to legal action as their misdeeds have a way of coming out much more easily.
Charter school advocates formed a group that spent millions of dollars on TV ads pushing for Villaraigosa. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a billionaire, and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings were among those who bankrolled Families and Teachers for Antonio Villaraigosa. All uber leftists.
“This liberal lioness who is for teacher unions and public education didn’t mind taking money from charter school advocates,” Tom Anderson, the director of the government integrity project at the National Legal and Policy Center, told Fox News. “This is clearly not only enriching Maxine Waters and her family but what better way for tech billionaires and Michael Bloomberg to push against the teacher unions?”
As soon as the primary was over, Newsom aligned himself with Waters. Newsom’s campaign paid $27,000 to the Waters campaign on June 5, primary day, to be featured on her slate mailers. Because it came from the candidate’s committee, that payment was supposedly legal. Waters, 79, will face Republican Omar Navarro, 29, a small business owner in the election.
More from Fox News:
“Federal law technically limits individual campaign contributions to $2,700 to a candidate’s committee and $5,000 to a political action committee. But the mailers are treated differently. A 2004 FEC advisory opinion, signed by Democratic FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub, set guidelines for how those mailers can be funded.
“A 2004 FEC advisory opinion described the pamphlets as follows: “The brochure will feature a prominent picture or likeness of Representative Waters on the front page. It will be promoted as Representative Waters’ ‘official sample ballot’ and will contain brief quotes, which convey her opinions and endorsements of the federal and non-federal candidates listed.”
“The FEC opinion stated that the payments from other candidates “would not constitute support of, or in-kind contributions to, any federal candidate appearing in the brochure, so long as the authorized committee of that federal candidate reimburses the Waters Committee.”
“The watchdog group’s FEC complaint stressed the parameters of the 2004 decision.
“In the advisory opinion the Commission clearly states that payments made to the Citizens of Waters campaign by candidates is a reimbursement to the Waters campaign for costs related to the slate mailer the campaign creates for elections,” the complaint continues. “These reimbursements allow candidates to exceed campaign finance contribution limits. Since this money did not come from the candidate, Antonio Villaraigosa, or any campaign or agent of Mr. Villaraigosa this payment cannot be considered a reimbursement by the candidate, candidate campaign or agent of the candidate to the Citizens for Waters campaign committee.’”
One can only hope that Navarro wins that race against Waters and I think he stands a good chance of doing just that. Waters is about to be embroiled in a legal mess that will force her to fight for her literal life. That’s a tall order for a 79-year-old radical.
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I think he means it, too.
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