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Former Football Star Herschel Walker Calls Out American Athletes for Their Pro-China Behavior

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Former college football star, NFL player, and MMA fighter Herschel Walker had choice words for the National Basketball Association and other athletes who criticize President Donald Trump but ignore China’s authoritarian policies.

Walker declared that “America is the greatest country in the world” in a tweet. Walker believes this because of America’s civil liberties, which in his view allow people “to speak and think” for themselves.

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He then posed the question “during Summer Olympics will the @NBA players play for USA or China?”

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Walker is referring to the upcoming Olympics which will be taking place in Tokyo in the summer of 2020.

The NBA has been recently caught in a web of controversy since Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey took down his pro-Hong Kong protester tweets.

This decision, which was likely prompted by the NBA behind the scenes, has raised many ethical questions about the NBA’s business standards and the growing influence China has on it.

BLP reported on several sports figures such as Jason Whitlock seeing through the drama and understanding how China has had tremendous influence over the NBA due to its large presence in the NBA market.

The irony in all of this is that NBA players are afforded freedoms to criticize political figures in their country— the United States of America — whereas dissidents in China are brutally repressed.

 

 

Midterms 2022

Ohio Republican Rob Portman Announces that He Won’t Be Seeking Re-Election

America first nationalists must capitalize on this opening in the senate.

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On January 25, 2021, Ohio Senator Rob Portman announced that he will not be seeking re-election in 2022. The 2022 election cycle will be a critical mid-term cycle which will determine what course the Republican Party will take in the wake of Trump’s defeat.

According to a report at The Epoch Times, Portman cited “partisan gridlock in Congress and political polarization” as his main reasons for leaving the Senate. 

“I feel fortunate to have been entrusted by the people of Ohio to represent them in the U.S. Senate. Today, I am announcing that I have made a decision not to run again in 2022,” Portman said in a statement.

The Republican senator continued, “I don’t think any Senate office has been more successful in getting things done, but honestly, it has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress on substantive policy, and that has contributed to my decision.”

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In Portman’s view, the United States has become “increasingly polarized where members of both parties are being pushed further to the right and further to the left, and that means too few people who are actively looking to find common ground.” Portman also contended that “This is not a new phenomenon, of course, but a problem that has gotten worse over the past few decades.” He concluded by stating that  “This is a tough time to be in public service.”

Portman accompanies his colleagues Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey and North Carolina Senator Richard Burr in retiring from office. Portman’s presence won’t be missed. He voted for the Iraq War and even betrayed President Trump by voting against his national emergency declaration at the border. To add insult to injury, Portman has routinely talked smack about President Trump behind his back. 

2022 is shaping up to be an interesting year for Republicans with numerous seats in play. With regards to open seats, there will be unique opportunities for America First nationalists to shine in. Ohio is ground zero for the emerging populist realignment taking place in America. Once a state that could go either way during a given election cycle, Ohio is now a safe Republican state. 

America First nationalists should milk this opening for what it’s worth and place a staunch nationalist to run for the open GOP seat in 2022. This will be the first midterm where populists can begin purging the party of neocons and other establishment types.

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