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    Don'tcha think?

    Peyton Manning said although a lot of people tried to talk him out of golfing with President Donald Trump last month, he never hesitated in accepting the invitation.

    “I heard Arnold Palmer say one time, ‘If the president of the United States ever asks you to play golf, you do it,'” Manning said on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night. “It’s a no-brainer. It was a fantastic experience. We rode in the motorcade over [to the course], and I never felt safer playing golf.”

    Manning, a Republican, also has played golf with President Bush. The former quarterback said he would have accepted an invitation from a Democratic president, too.

    “I’ve had a chance to play with President Bush before,” Manning said. “If President Obama or President Clinton asked me, I’d be there in a heartbeat. It was just the experience of playing with the office that was pretty cool to me. And I think it would have been almost un-American to have said no.”

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    I'd have accepted the invitation as well. Just to see in person how big a liar Trump is about his golf game.

    Why is it important to know that Peyton is a Republican?
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    Aren't all football players fundamentalist Christian Republicans?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    I'd have accepted the invitation as well. Just to see in person how big a liar Trump is about his golf game.

    Why is it important to know that Peyton is a Republican?
    No , more like the opportunity to wrap a five iron around his........ Oh never mind.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    Aren't all football players fundamentalist Christian Republicans?
    Yet they work on the Sabbath.
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    In the greater scheme of things, I just can't give a furry rat's @ss.

    Let him play with the POTUS. If he endorses Trump's policies, then that is a different matter.

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    I am used to big bucks American athletes professing to be Republicans.

    Big Bucks = Republican in my experience. They all despise taxes.

    I've got mine.
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    Richard Sherman? Michael Bennett? No.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Montgomery View Post

    I've got mine.
    Says a lot.......
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    You bet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Montgomery View Post
    You bet.
    Thought you put me on ignore??????
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    ". . . and I never felt safer playing golf."

    So, he's felt unsafe playing golf?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bow View Post
    Richard Sherman? Michael Bennett? No.
    Dey ain't white.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    Aren't all football players fundamentalist Christian Republicans?
    It's all of the bangs to the head wot does it.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Still trying to figure out why anyone cares what an athlete's political leanings are... or, celebrities, for that matter.

    An athlete or a celebrity is no more qualified to have an influence beyond their own personal opinions, than is Jared Kushner
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    Quote Originally Posted by jack grebe View Post
    Thought you put me on ignore??????
    No, that was me!

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    Caring about an athlete's or celebrity's political leanings doesn't matter, until they run for political office, and win...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peerie Maa View Post
    It's all of the bangs to the head wot does it.
    Haha. But, no. They don't get a pass. I have had so many concussions everyone is concerned, but I'm no fundamentalist.

    Now, it may be argued I am a fundament, or some part of my anatomy is permanently stuck in my fundament, but I sure ain't fundamental.
    I think Josh was cool, though, no matter how twisted his words got by whomever. I think he would have had a great time hanging out with me. The book said he liked child minds, right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Norman Bernstein View Post
    Still trying to figure out why anyone cares what an athlete's political leanings are... or, celebrities, for that matter.

    An athlete or a celebrity is no more qualified to have an influence beyond their own personal opinions, than is Jared Kushner
    I felt the same way when Clinton was stuffing her campaign with celebrities.
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