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Blacks vs. Police

Blacks vs. Police

By Walter Williams   Let’s throw out a few numbers so we can put in perspective the NFL players taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. Many say they are protesting against police treatment of blacks and racial discrimination. We might ask just how much sense their protest makes. According to The […]

New England Patriots Fans Boo Players During National Anthem Protest

New England Patriots Fans Boo Players During National Anthem Protest

New England Patriots fans berated their team by booing them as players kneeled in protest during the national anthem. Before the Patriots took on the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday, more than a half-dozen players took a knee during the national anthem performance, — the first time a Patriots player had done so. A […]

White House not troubled by video of U.S. sailors blindfolded by Iranians

White House not troubled by video of U.S. sailors blindfolded by Iranians

The White House said Friday it was not troubled by Iran’s exploitation of a video showing captured U.S. sailors blindfolded and kneeling at gunpoint by Iranian forces. “I don’t think there’s any reason for anybody to be embarrassed,” said White House press secretary Josh Earnest. “We’re pleased that our sailors were released promptly and unharmed.” […]