Unconfirmed Breaking News
A (mis)trusted news source for over One 25th of a century

PURE SATIRE!!! UPDATED DAILY AT 7 AM PST (OR WHEN WE ARE GOOD AND READY) THREE BREAKING NEWS STORIES EVERY WEEKDAY, PLUS A PROBLEM SOLVING ADVICE COLUMN ON WEEKENDS ~ TO REMAIN UPDATED ON WHAT'S GOING ON AROUND THE WORLD, RELY ON UNCONFIRMED BREAKING NEWS, BECAUSE WHEN THE NEWS BREAKS… WE'LL FIX IT!!!

BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS – Chicago, Illinois – The U.S. Soccer Federation added a new policy to its bylaws requiring players to stand “stand respectfully” during The Star-Spangled Banner when it is played at an event where the organization is represented. The policy demands:

“All persons representing a Federation national team shall stand respectfully during the playing of national anthems at any event in which the Federation is represented.”

The ACLU predictably objected to the new bylaw when they stated, “No player should be forced to acknowledge a country that he or she intensely hates. And the U.S. Soccer Federation does not have the right to tell a player how to behave, whether it’s when the national anthem is being played, or having referees imposing rules on the field during the game.”

ACLU

• 03/07/2017


Previous Post

Next Post

Leave a Reply

Or