Month: October 2017

Opinion: The Wounded Officer Recovery Act

The Wounded Officer Recovery Act of 2017 as been signed by President Donald Trump on August 4, 2017. It is an act that was put into place that requires the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to employees of the United States Capitol Police who have suffered serious injuries or have been killed while on the line of duty. The incident that set the whole idea of this bill to be passed was the congressional baseball shooting that happened this summer. On June 14, 2017 a republican team practice was taking...

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Opinion: Has Kaepernick’s Stance Made It Impossible To Get Signed?

We are now two weeks into another the NFL season and a certain social activist is still on the free agent market. Of course we are talking about Colin Kaepernick who last played for the San Francisco 49ers in 2016. With all the controversy and news surrounding the quarterback it seemed evident that a team would have to be very desperate to sign Kaepernick even though he is still capable of playing at a decent level. Maybe it would an injury to a starting quarterback or poor quarterback play that would convince a team to give him a chance....

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Opinion: Trump More Critical Of Kaepernick Than Neo-Nazis

When people show you who they are, believe them. That is a popular phrase that applies to everyone including our President. Once again, Donald Trump has put on a full display of his brash and divisive nature for the world to see. His latest antics only further shows who he really is, an out of control racist and bigot who is slowly tearing this country apart. While speaking a rally in Alabama the President decided to weigh in on Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who has divided many Americans with his national anthem protest against racial...

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President Trump Comes Through During Harvey Relief

President Donald Trump continues to do an exceptional job in aiding the many in need that were devastated by hurricane Harvey. The President returned to visit Texas on Saturday to visit with the hurricane victims and visit with officials to discuss the plans in the ongoing recovery phase that Texas is now in. Reports from officials in Texas say that Trump is now asking for around 14.5 billion from congress in an effort to help aide the devastated state. “We are with you today and we are with you tomorrow and every single day,” stated the President, letting it...

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NFL Sacks Trump Over Comments On National Anthem Protests

Although many may claim sports and social activism are mutually exclusive, history has shown a plethora of athletes using their sports platforms to let their voices be heard and make a difference in their communities. Muhammad Ali, James Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, and now Colin Kaepernick. The NFL has been taken by storm in the last year with national anthem protests over the unjust judicial system and the killing of unarmed black men and women in America and as expected, not everyone has shown a liking to it. The NFL’s television ratings have declined and criticism surrounding players,...

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