NFL Deathwatch is on, baby! And the clock is counting down fast.
A growing number of businesses are boycotting the National Football League until players stop disrespecting the national anthem.
Ohio businessman Bill DeFries decided to stop showing NFL games at his restaurant after more than 200 football players refused to stand for the anthem last Sunday.
“While I respect the right of every American to express their views and voices freely, the actions demonstrated by the NFL players during the national anthem was offensive and disrespectful to me as a proud veteran and all my fellow veterans,” DeFries told Fox Business’ David Asman (see video).
Bill DeFries is a Marine Corps veteran who owns Beef O’Brady’s Restaurant in Beavercreek, Ohio.
He doesn’t care if sales are hurt by his decision because he won’t allow the NFL to continue its anti-American protesting at his restaurant. So far, business has been good, as most of his customers agree with him.
“We are a family restaurant, and we have been for 13 years,” he said. “[Customers] come in to relax and be entertained.”
DeFries said clients don’t want to be lectured at or have propaganda thrown in their faces when they’re trying to relax.
DeFries said President Trump’s comments did not influence his decision. He just got fed up with the NFL’s liberal preaching.
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) September 28, 2017
The only snag is that DirecTV has refused to refund $6,000 to DeFries after he canceled his NFL Sunday Ticket package (yo DirecTV, stop being jerks!) but he hopes they will change their mind.
DirecTV ignored BizPac Review’s multiple requests for comment.
“They wouldn’t refund our $6,000, but they’re doing it for their residential customers,” Bill said. “Hopefully, they’ll change their mind.”
They’re going to have to, because other restaurants across the nation are also canceling their NFL packages. So far, seven more restaurants have joined Bill DeFries by boycotting the NFL, Sports Illustrated reported. They include:
- Baxters Family Food & Fun (Tennessee)
- Borio’s (New York)
- Canyon Road Barn and Grill (Texas)
- Cooper’s Landing (New York)
- Palmetto Restaurant and Ale House (South Carolina)
- Sarita’s Grill & Cantina Denham (Louisiana), and
- WOW Cafe & Wingery (Louisiana).
These businesses joined Hardwick Clothing — America’s oldest suit maker — which just pulled its ads from NFL games. Take that, kneelers!
Clueless leftists are going to find out real soon that money talks and bullsh*t walks.
Thank You for standing for ??
— RNR Kentucky (@RNRKentucky) September 28, 2017
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