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Re: Colin Kaepernick

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:50 pm

I get it.

Agree with RCC on certain key issues == shit does not stink.

Please notice I have said nothing nice about police brutality in all this discussion. :)
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Re: Colin Kaepernick

Post by ed » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:45 am

Colin Kaepernick is a football player who knows damn well that his career is measured in months, a couple of years if he's lucky. So what are his choices? Car dealership? Beer distributer ship? Racial politics?

Come on, what would you do? He has been brilliant though his PR team seems a bit amateurish. Nike is a company of whores and he was wise to sign up with them. Couple of speeches written for him, a couple of brooding photos, some cinema "verite" of him and some sad sack black kids out of central casting. A great gig. And well meaning useful idiots will justify and support and defend and provide the eloquence that he might not have. At least at this point, he probably figures let them take care of it, he'll be busy with the sex and drugs and rock and roll. Everyone should be surrounded by true believers to take a bullet if the need arises.

He's like every other committed socialist/commie/progressive/race baiter: Make sure that you take care of #1 first.
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Re: Colin Kaepernick

Post by WildCat » Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:34 am

On a day when 7 cops were shot in South Carolina, I thought I'd mention that Kaepernick gave the Marxist cop-killing advocacy group Assata's Daughters $25,000.
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Re: Colin Kaepernick

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:51 am

The controversy over Gillette's new "woke" ad campaign reminded me of this.

There was a "boycott" and even a few efforts to "ban" Nike products.
A Georgia college has banned Nike from its school store, and a Louisiana mayor tried to ban the brand at city rec centers.
Has the boycott been effective? How is Nike doing lately?

Nike crushes earnings expectations, helped by strong online sales, shares surge
Nike reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Thursday that beat analysts' expectations.
Shares of the company were up 8 percent in premarket trading.
Nike said revenue grew in nearly every category, with footwear and apparel seeing growth in the double digits globally.
Well, I guess that settles it.

Too early to say whether Gillette's move will work or not, but I see that the ad already has almost 15 million views on Youtube. Probably a lot more than any conventional ad would get, if not "controversial".
A lot of "dislikes" on the video, but less than a million. So at least 15 people see the video for every one who bothers to downvote it.
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Re: Colin Kaepernick

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:06 am

The people who called for a boycott of Nike were not ever part of their target demographic.

But how is the NFL doing? :)
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Re: Colin Kaepernick

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:57 am

Nike Fires 8-Year-Old Shoemaker Responsible For Zion Williamson Injury

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Wow, look at that shoe. That 8-year-old who made it needs a good whuppin to larn him.
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