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The following article is another “addition” to the controversial  opinions of Americans about whether or not standing for the Anthem and/or respecting the American Flag by 

Joy Villa 

“The national anthem stands for freedom—even the freedom to do foolish things…like protesting the national anthem.

But, like my mama always said, just because you are free to do the wrong thing, it doesn’t mean that you should.

Starting in 2016, some professional football players have refused to stand when the national anthem is played before a game. Some of them kneel, some of them sit on the bench, some of them raise their fist, and some don’t even come out of the locker room.

This was all started by San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick. His idea was to protest the alleged mistreatment of black people by police—and by America in general.

As he put it, “I am not going to stand…

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About Martha (Marty) Dickson Patterson

Marty: Retired from sales and management near Seattle, Washington.
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