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Report: Pentagon spent millions on ‘paid patriotism’ with pro sports leagues

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Let’s talk about kneeling for the national anthem: NFL players weren’t even on the field for the anthem until 2009 when the Pentagon gave rich NFL team owners millions of taxpayer dollars to make their teams do so. The real un-American travesty is supporting tax-funded paid patriotism over peaceful protest of unarmed kids being killed by police brutality. And by the way, Republicans HATED IT so much they led a campaign AGAINST IT.

Report: Pentagon spent millions on ‘paid patriotism’ with pro sports leagues

The bulk of the spending was associated with the NFL.

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