Broncos Linebacker Disrespects Flag; Gets Hit Where it Hurts the Most

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, #54, disrespecting the American flag by refusing to stand during the National AnthemDenver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, #54, disrespecting the American flag by refusing to stand during the National Anthem

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall (never to be confused with the New York Jets wide receiver by the same name) disrespected the American flag and everything that it stands for during the team’s opening game on Thursday night, refusing to stand for the Star-Spangled Banner, joining communism-praising 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick who started the anti-American political stunt during the NFL preseason.

Not only was Brandon Marshall immediately the recipient of some immediate karma by getting injured and forced out of the game against the Carolina Panthers but on Friday the linebacker lost a sponsor, hitting Marshall where it hurts most — in the wallet.

“Although we have enjoyed Brandon Marshall as our spokesperson over the past five months, Air Academy Federal Credit Union (AAFCU) has ended our partnership,” wrote Glenn Strebe, the organization’s President/CEO on a Facebook post on Friday.

Strebe declared that AAFCU respects Marshall’s right of expression but that his actions are not aligned with those of his company’s.

RELATED: Ted Cruz Blasts Obama for Supporting Colin Kaepernick’s Disrespect of America [VIDEO]

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h/t:  Western Journalism

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Matthew K. Burke
Matthew K. Burke
A former Washington State U.S. Congressional candidate in 2010, Matthew attended the nation’s first modern day Tea Party in 2009 in Seattle, Washington. He also began writing and blogging that year. Matthew became a Certified Financial Planner in 1995 and was a Financial Advisor for 24 years in his previous life. Matthew was one of the three main writers leading a conservative news site to be one of the top 15 conservative news sites in the U.S. in a matter of months. He brings to PolitiStick a vast amount of knowledge about economics as well as a passion and commitment to the vision that our Founding Fathers had for our Republic.
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