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Kramer26
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Baton Rouge, LA
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LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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I'm guessing if dollars are cut this would void their lease. Is that correct?


knowingabyss
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
Old white man upset about black players not shutting up and playing football. Shocking.


tigerfan88
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Member since Jan 2008
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
Let's just do the right thing as a country and pass a Constitutional amendment saying that not shedding tears while you stand fully upright towards a flag during the national anthem is punishable by a minimum 30 years in prison. MAGA


Chad504boy
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
he makes a valid argument at least.

quote:

"Disrespecting our national anthem and flag in the name of social injustice is the highest form of hypocrisy," Havard said. "Our free society made possible by our fighting men and women has made available free education, free lunch, housing and free healthcare and is now be considered socially unjust," Havard said. "It is time the taxpayers quit subsidizing protest on big boy playgrounds. I believe in the right to protest but, not at a taxpayer subsidized sporting event. Do it on your own time. There are plenty of disabled children, elderly and veterans in this state that would appreciate the money."


NorthshoreTiger76
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
won't happen


Kramer26
Houston Astros Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Jan 2005
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
With the lack of money in the state budget I would think this is possible to cut. Where are the Saints gonna go? Los Angeles? LOL


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DallasTiger45
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
"protest on your own time". Doesn't that kind of defeat the point of the protest?

Just another Louisiana politician worried about reelection, not actually helping the state. Nothing to see here.


JayJay2
West Virginia Fan
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Member since Jul 2010
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
Gotta police the players. They're too outspoken and using their brain to think about things outside of football. We must condemn them.

They can't be like those very fine people of a month or so back.


ColeLSU
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2008
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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using their brain to think about things outside of football




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NOSHAU
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Feb 2012
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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"protest on your own time". Doesn't that kind of defeat the point of the protest?
Ask your boss if he would be ok if you protest on his time.


mark65mc
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2007
5000 posts

re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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I believe in the right to protest but, not at a taxpayer subsidized sporting event.


This is an interesting comment in his quote. The Federal Government is restricted by the First Amendment, not state or private entities.

I am willing to give the team the benefit of the doubt. There was no inkling of a protest from these players when it was related to Kaepernick. Once the President interjected himself into the discussion, the fact that some of the players responded was not unexpected. Now the players and organizations are experiencing backlash from fans.

(Players stopped going to the White House under the previous administration as a form of protest. The media just chose to attack the player in those instances. )

It will be interesting to see if this continues next week in London. I would hope that the issues can be kept to our own country but I am not hopeful.


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King George
Member since Dec 2013
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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Old white man upset about black players not shutting up and playing football. Shocking.
This.


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Patrick O Rly
New Orleans Saints Fan
y u do dis?
Member since Aug 2011
40915 posts

re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
Freedom cost a bucko five


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Hoodoo Man
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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Our free society made possible by our fighting men and women has made available free education, free lunch, housing and free healthcare
I'm here for the free healthcare he's referring to.
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goatmilker
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
Its a dumb idea that does nothing but show attention to himself.

Hmmm.


Chad504boy
USA Fan
Member since Feb 2005
119254 posts

re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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Its a dumb idea that does nothing but show attention to himself.

Hmmm.



Look, he just wants to open and start the conversations about hypocrisy and funding an organization benefiting directly from state funded monies.


goatmilker
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2014 drunkin Bobby award winner!
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
Hypocrisy is on a rampage at the moment. We have protesters and those agreeing with them defending their right of free speech and action who then protest due to the POTUS doing the same thing.


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UptownnMike
New Orleans Saints Fan
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
frick him.


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lsutigers1992
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Mar 2006
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
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Ask your boss if he would be ok if you protest on his time.



Benson and Payton were fine with it. Is he their boss?


Fat Bastard
Boston College Fan
Paradise
Member since Mar 2009
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re: LA Rep Kenny Havard wants to cut tax dollars going to Saints due to anthem protests
You can't be this dumb.

Oh wait..........


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