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Enforced “patriotism” was a hallmark of Hitler’s Germany. Everyone was compelled to show respect to national symbols or else. Is this really what we want in our country?
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The NFL players who are choosing not to honor the American flag are a disgrace. I feel there should be a national boycott of professional sports that allow such behavior among their players. What spoiled brats.
Why on earth is the national anthem even played at sporting events? Kicking a ball around has nothing to do with patriotism.
Those who kneel during the national anthem must take their beliefs further and participate in groups that are addressing discrimination issues.
As a veteran, I stood up during the playing of the national anthem. Once it was over, I changed the channel.
In any other business, an employee engaging in an activity that a high percentage of that business’ customers find offensive would either be instructed to knock it off or to find a new job.
Congratulations to all the talented artists honored at the Mary Jane Teall Awards on Monday night. Wichita has a vibrant theatre life that doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves. Go see these amazing people.
On the back of a Sedgwick County ambulance I read, “Patient Centered, Patient Focused, Patient Driven.” I’m glad they’re patient centered and focused, but if I’m horribly sick, I don’t think I can nor should be driving the ambulance.
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