Selling Out for the State…

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

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Report: At Least 50 Teams Were Paid by Department of Defense for Patriotic Displays:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/early-lead/wp/2015/11/04/report-at-least-50-teams-were-paid-by-department-of-defense-for-patriotic-displays/

(Cindy Boren) A government oversight report released Wednesday by Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake offers new details about how the Department of Defense paid professional sports teams and leagues for patriotic displays honoring American soldiers.

The report expands on one that became public last May and resulted in changes to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2016, prohibiting the expenditures and calling on leagues and teams to donate the money to organizations that support the military, veterans and their families.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Selling out for the State…

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