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    Kluwe: Vikings assistant is a “bigot,” Frazier and Spielman “cowards”


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    I really don't give two sh*ts about anything Kluwe has to say.
    Why must you defend everything this FO does....to the point of making your self look like a yes man.

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    Really, Kluwe? Somebody said bad things about you or to you and NOW you want to rake them over the coals? C'mon. Put your big-boy undies on and quit crying. haven't we got more important issue to deal with right now than whether or not someone hurt your feelings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    Really, Kluwe? Somebody said bad things about you or to you and NOW you want to rake them over the coals? C'mon. Put your big-boy undies on and quit crying. haven't we got more important issue to deal with right now than whether or not someone hurt your feelings?

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    Did you read what he wrote?
    I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

    I don't think it had anything to do with his feelings. In fact, he has no reason to be personally offended by Priefer's alleged comments. He also explained why he waited until now to say it.

    If what he wrote is true, and we don't really have reason to assume it is not, he should put it out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Anderson View Post
    Did you read what he wrote?
    I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

    I don't think it had anything to do with his feelings. In fact, he has no reason to be personally offended by Priefer's alleged comments. He also explained why he waited until now to say it.

    If what he wrote is true, and we don't really have reason to assume it is not, he should put it out there.
    he claims right away that he isn't SURE he was fired for his actions...but he THINKS he was....

    Stop.

    1st: making an anti-gay comment does not make one homophobic. I don't like the Packers, am I Packerphobic? I make comments against Communism, Socialism, and Obamacare...yet I'm not "afraid" of them. I also despise child molesters and wife beaters...but I'm not a pervaphobic.

    2nd: is is APPROPRIATE to make those comments at work...THERE you get a resounding "NO". If true, Priefer was WAY out of line.

    3rd: Kluwe was asked by several members of the staff (HC, GM, etc) to tone it down...but kluwe felt he should be an activist about EVERYTHING. Gay rights, Catholicism, Goodell's policies, etc. After awhile, even if someone is right, it grates. STOP. I don't give a shit about your opinions, I care about your KICKS. So shut up and kick!!!!

    I think that perhaps Kluwe's outspokenness contributed to his exit form the Vikings. But I think he also brought it on himself to a certain degree. Instead of dialing back and working WITH the organization, he chose to do it HIS way. on HIS terms.

    And that's not how we do things.

    As for Priefer never coaching again...I can't think of too many current Vikings coaches I'd be all that excited about seeing again. Priefer being a dickwad has little to do with it...his special teams units sucked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Purple Floyd View Post
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    Vikings say they take Chris Kluwe’s allegations seriously
    Why would the Vikings take them seriously? He is not with the team anymore so they should forget about it and ingore it and move on

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    He was cancer to the team. And really needed to be cut. If he just punt and kept his mouth shut, then he would not have this kind of problem.

    But still, he could be one heck of an activist one day!
    NFL 2013 is Here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caine View Post
    he claims right away that he isn't SURE he was fired for his actions...but he THINKS he was....

    3rd: Kluwe was asked by several members of the staff (HC, GM, etc) to tone it down...but kluwe felt he should be an activist about EVERYTHING. Gay rights, Catholicism, Goodell's policies, etc. After awhile, even if someone is right, it grates. STOP. I don't give a shit about your opinions, I care about your KICKS. So shut up and kick!!!!

    I think that perhaps Kluwe's outspokenness contributed to his exit form the Vikings. But I think he also brought it on himself to a certain degree. Instead of dialing back and working WITH the organization, he chose to do it HIS way. on HIS terms.

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    He went to the team's legal department and they said so long as he acts as a private citizen, and does not speak on behalf of the organization, there is no problem.

    The owner of the franchise congratulated him for speaking out regarding gay rights.

    Those are two massive green-lights for him.

    So who the hell is Frazier to tell him to stop?

    And the only time Spielman asked him to tone it down, he did.
    On Feb. 11, I received a message saying, "Please fly under radar please," from a phone number I would later learn belonged to Rick Spielman. The text message presumably concerned several things I had tweeted that day regarding Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step down. Spielman later called me and asked me to stop tweeting about the pope because angry people were ringing up team headquarters in Winter Park, Minn. It should be noted that my tweets concerned the lack of transparency and endemic institutional corruption of the Catholic Church, which among other things allowed child abuse to flourish. I also pointed out how that applied equally to financial and government institutions, and reiterated that I had nothing against anyone's religion, only against the abuses of power that institutions allow. Nonetheless, I complied with Spielman's request and did not tweet anything else about the pope that day, or in the future.
    Should he have stopped? Probably. He'd likely still have his job and those coaches would(will?) be gone.


    Also, research homophobia, it encompasses a lot of attitudes toward homosexuality. It's not just tacking "phobia" onto any word to indicate fear for well-being like it would with spiders, landmines or tornadoes.

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    this is kluwe trying to get attention. he sits on this "story" for almost two years and then decides to drop it right now. with all the attention that the duck dynasty debacle got, kluwe thought he'd get some of the spotlight. the guy is washed up as an nfl punter and is desperately trying to be relevant again.
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