This past Friday night, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made the audacious choice to remain seated during the playing of the national anthem as a form of political protest against police violence and racism in America. The response against him has been swift, angry, and in many cases ugly. A series of commentators—mostly in the athletic and political spheres—lined up to rebuke him. …
As several writers have noted — before and after the furor surrounding quarterback Colin Kaepernick refusing to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” — the national anthem is racist. Specifically, the third stanza: No refuge could save the hireling and slave From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave, And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave O’er the land of …
Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance sparked an important conversation and debate about nationalism and American Exceptionalism – an essential conversation more Americans should have. For this, he should be commended, not admonished.
Are you stuck in your comfort zone? Believe it or not, that’s the last place you want to be, and we can prove it. Join Walt and Joel as they explore the benefits of taking yourself out of your comfort zone so you can achieve more of YOUR goals in YOUR life.
Joel Elston starts his tenure as my new co-host this week, and we begin by talking about your comfort zone. Did you know that your comfort zone is actually your greatest enemy? It’s what keeps you locked in place, unable to achieve your greatest dreams and aspirations. Join Joel and me this week as we discuss leaving your comfort zone to get the best from the Law of Attraction and from your life.
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