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NFL Quarterback Posts Memorial Day Photo on Twitter and It’s Awesome

So awesome to see this!

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At a time when it seems like loving your country and desiring to show respect to the flag and to the men and women who have sacrificed their lives to protect our liberty is coming more and more under attack, it’s refreshing, especially in the NFL, to see a professional athlete show his pride for the nation he calls home.

This is exactly what Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz did when he posted a picture on Memorial Day to honor the memory of soldiers who have died in order to preserve our American way of life, showcasing his gratitude for what these amazing people gave for our rights.

What makes this photo so special is that it shows Wentz standing for the National Anthem, something that many NFL players frown upon as they take knees during the song as some sort of protest against racial inequality. Or so they claim.

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The photo, which shows Wentz holding the edge of an American flag between two soldiers, comes after the NFL announced its decision to punish teams whose players knelt in protest during the playing of The Star Spangled Banner.

‘Freedom sometimes comes at a cost,’ he wrote in the tweet. ‘Today, I just want to thank all of the brave men & women who have sacrificed so much to provide us w/ the freedoms we have in this country.

‘Its often taken for granted and y’all don’t get the recognition you deserve. So thank you & God bless!’

‘Personally, I don’t view it (this way), I know some people do, but I don’t view it as a political thing whatsoever. I don’t mess with politics very often, but I will be involved in going to that,’ Wentz said on Tuesday.

He added: ‘For me personally, if the team decides as a whole, most guys want to go and be a part of it, I will be attending with them. I think it’s just a cool way to receive the honor, kind of nationally and be recognized.’

This guy is a real class act, the type of individual the NFL could use a lot more of, as their ranks are becoming increasingly filled with folks who aren’t in the game to be the best, but to use their platform for some sort of social cause.

There’s nothing wrong with using a large platform to draw attention to things you believe in, however, there’s a right way and wrong way to protest. Disrespecting the flag, the anthem, the country, and by extension it’s fallen heroes, yeah that’s the wrong way.

Let’s hope more and more people take up Wentz’s example.

Source: Daily Mail

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Harrowing Tale of Week-Long Bear Attack is a Hoax, Say Investigators

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It was only a few days ago that the world became familiar with a truly stupendous tale out of America’s last frontier. A man, stranded at a remote cabin in the Alaskan bush, was being haunted and hunted every night by a vicious bear, after being mauled ever so slightly on his first day on site.  His rescuers arrived after a week of these nightly attacks, and only after the stranded man was able to create a plea for help large enough to be seen by the air. The only issue with the story is that the whole thing appears to be made up, at least according to local researchers.  While the story went viral worldwide and more details came to light about the incident, some community members began to express concerns and doubt about the veracity of the tale. The cabin [Richard] Jessee took refuge in, as it turns out, was not his. It belonged to a fellow miner, though Jessee’s cabin sat only a few yards away. “We went out there to the cabin, but we couldn’t find a bear track within 500 feet of the place, but it should have been all torn up, according to his story,” said one anonymous source known to the Nugget. “There’s no hair, no tracks, no scat, nothing.” And also… The Coast Guard crew delivered him to an ambulance in Nome, which took him to Norton Sound Health Regional hospital. “We were told to get a man who had been mauled by a bear,” said Jim West Jr., the Nome Volunteer Fire and Ambulance chief. “He walked off the helicopter and walked into the ambulance. He had no animal bites and wasn’t bleeding.” Local police do admit that the area is known for its bear population, however, and the traumatized Jessee is…

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USPS Delivers Defiant Message to White House Regarding Vaccine Mandate

This is a slap in the face to the Biden administration.

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According to the Biden administration, trouble is coming, and it will arrive in the form of another prolonged economic downturn and possible lockdowns, if we don’t somehow get this “delta” variant of COVID-19 under control. The issue, according to many medical experts, is that this mutated version of the primary coronavirus pandemic strain, is spreading too rapidly among the unvaccinated, and without a significant number of Americans suddenly deciding to get inoculated in the near future, we may not reach “herd immunity” for months. Now, in an effort to speed up the stagnating vaccination rate, President Joe Biden is set to announce that all federal workers should be vaccinated, or face a grueling COVID testing protocol that was intentionally designed to be uncomfortable. The United States Postal Service isn’t taking the news lying down, however. The influential American Postal Workers Union on Wednesday said, at this point, it opposes a coronavirus vaccine mandate from the Biden administration but encouraged workers to voluntarily take the jabs. “While the APWU leadership continues to encourage postal workers to voluntarily get vaccinated, it is not the role of the federal government to mandate vaccinations for the employees we represent,” the union said in a statement obtained by Fox News. The union did not immediately respond to an after-hours email from Fox News. The union said in the statement that the safety of its workers is “of paramount importance” but “at this time the APWU opposes the mandating of COVID-19 vaccinations.” The Biden administration’s mandate will not be 100% iron clad according to sources familiar with the matter, but, rather, would be an incredibly strong suggestion with some terribly annoying hoops to jump through to abstain.

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