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He also took shots at the POTUS and generally sneered at anyone not a 'true' Catholic. Class act. 

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/chiefs-kicker-harrison-butkers-speech-101247517.html

Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker's speech was ugly. He's only part of a bigger problem.

Mike Freeman, USA TODAY
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A question: Are the Kansas City Chiefs OK with one of their players, kicker Harrison Butker, saying women belong as homemakers?

The team has several women executive vice presidents who have careers outside of the kitchen. What do they think of this? The team has celebrated Women's History Month, not Woman You Better Get My Dinner on the Table Month.

"I think it is you, the women, who have had the most diabolic lies told to you," Butker said at a recent college commencement. "Some of you may go on to lead successful careers in the world, but I would venture to guess that the majority of you are most excited about your marriage and the children you will bring into this world.

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker talks to the media during Super Bowl LVIII.
 
Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker talks to the media during Super Bowl LVIII.

"I can tell you that my beautiful wife, Isabelle, would be the first to say that her life truly started when she began living her vocation as a wife and a mother," Butker added. "I’m on this stage, and able to be the man I am, because I have a wife who leans into her vocation."

Her vocation? Really? Did I slip and fall into a time machine and travel back to the 1950s?

“I’m beyond blessed with the many talents god has given me," he said, "but it cannot be overstated that all of my success is made possible because a girl I met in band class back in middle school would convert to the faith, become my wife, and embrace one of the most important titles of all: homemaker."

 

The team thus far has been silent about Butker's comments which don't stop with his antiquated views of a woman's role in society. He also went on an anti-LGBTQ rant.

Speaking of Pride month, Butker said: “Not the deadly sins sort of Pride that has an entire month dedicated to it, but the true God-centered pride that is cooperating with the holy ghost to glorify him.”

The organization did not respond to an email request for comment.

But former Kansas City commissioner Justice Horn did respond to Butker. He wrote in a post on X, formerly Twitter: "Harrison Butker doesn’t represent Kansas City nor has he ever. Kansas City has always been a place that welcomes, affirms, and embraces our LGBTQ+ community members."

Before all of you Constitutional scholars chime in from your grammy's basement, I'm aware Butker can say whatever he wants, but that doesn't mean the rest of us should stay silent.

On social media, one of the prevailing sentiments was that Butker was just an idiot kicker and didn't matter. That's false. Not the part about him being an idiot. That's true. The part about him not mattering.

He's a key part of a Super Bowl champion team. He plays in the most popular sport in the country. His words will carry and while they have the waft of Archie Bunker's couch, they shouldn't be ignored. We should take every opportunity to push back against this type of extremist, Neanderthalic view of the world.

(It's also interesting to see right-wing and white nationalist platforms that usually tell athletes of color to shut up and dribble championing Butker's remarks. Maybe interesting isn't the word for it.)

 

Butker represents a segment of the population that wants to go backwards, particularly with women's rights. These people are getting bolder and more hateful.

The goal is to wrench power from a society that has become more pluralistic and diverse, and put it back into the hands of a small group of men. And I can tell you, in their universe, they aren't talking about men of color having all this power.

Butker gives the entire game away with this part of his speech.

"To the gentlemen here today, part of what plagues society is this lie that has been told to you that men are not necessary in the home or in our communities,' Butker said. "As men, we set the tone of the culture, and when that is absent, disorder, dysfunction and chaos set in. This absence of men in the home is what plays a large role in the violence we see all around the nation.

"Be unapologetic in your masculinity. Fight against the cultural emasculation of men. Do hard things. Never settle for what is easy."

There is no emasculation of men. It's not happening. It has never happened. It's a totally fabricated thing.

Again, none of this has to do with the loss of rights. No one is being emasculated. Men aren't losing power. Women don't need to stay in the kitchen. Unless they want to.

There are people like Butker who want to take America back in time. Not the majority. But enough.

And that's scary.

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8 minutes ago, BarryLaverty said:

But former Kansas City commissioner Justice Horn did respond to Butker. He wrote in a post on X, formerly Twitter: "Harrison Butker doesn’t represent Kansas City nor has he ever. Kansas City has always been a place that welcomes, affirms, and embraces our LGBTQ+ community members."

This coming from a guy who also no longer represents Kansas City lol

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The left:  "We have free speech and the right to protest!"

Also the left:  "The right's conservative views are not allowed and should be silenced!"

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I know at least one woman who'd be perfectly content with "just being a homemaker."  I don't have any stats but it's not a stretch to say that the overwhelming majority work out of necessity.  Change my mind...

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14 minutes ago, DAWG91 said:

I know at least one woman who'd be perfectly content with "just being a homemaker."  I don't have any stats but it's not a stretch to say that the overwhelming majority work out of necessity.  Change my mind...

I would be content to be a homemaker and send my wife to work! she loves her job most days, but I go out of need for $ and I have a job where I think they need me. Change my mind! 😏

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23 minutes ago, DAWG91 said:

I know at least one woman who'd be perfectly content with "just being a homemaker."  I don't have any stats but it's not a stretch to say that the overwhelming majority work out of necessity.  Change my mind...

My wife has been a homemaker since the day we got married.

Apparently, Barry thinks that's a BAD thing.

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11 minutes ago, BarryLaverty said:

I would be content to be a homemaker and send my wife to work! she loves her job most days, but I go out of need for $ and I have a job where I think they need me. Change my mind! 😏

I think Harrison Butker makes enough money that his wife really doesn't have to worry about working.

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9 minutes ago, Monte1076 said:

My wife has been a homemaker since the day we got married.

Apparently, Barry thinks that's a BAD thing.

Agreed God made women for specific reasons and nothing wrong with them working at home or in the workplace.

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For starters, he didn’t say women belong as homemakers. That’s yet another example of the left twisting people’s words to create hysteria.

 

Secondly, everything he said is 100% true, and he has every right to say it. 

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The fact is, it’s not a coincidence that ever since more women started entering the workforce, we’ve seen an uptick in crime, violence, and broken homes. 
 

And before one of our far left members misinterprets my comment, that is NOT me saying that women should only be homemakers. There is, however, a direct correlation to both parents being away from home full time and kids behavior, as well as marital problems. 

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I also love this comment by the writer, 

I'm aware Butker can say whatever he wants, but that doesn't mean the rest of us should stay silent.

 

Exactly! No matter how much delusion the mentally ill party wants to spout, doesn’t mean the rest of us have to stay silent. 

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32 minutes ago, Monte1076 said:

My wife has been a homemaker since the day we got married.

Apparently, Barry thinks that's a BAD thing.

OOOOH, so much projection. Apparently, you are not as smart as you think you are, because I don't disrespect anyone able and willing to stay home and care for a household. I do think that everyone should have a choice and certain roles for women shouldn't be prescribed. 

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1 minute ago, BarryLaverty said:

OOOOH, so much projection. Apparently, you are not as smart as you think you are, because I don't disrespect anyone able and willing to stay home and care for a household. I do think that everyone should have a choice and certain roles for women shouldn't be prescribed. 

According to the Bible, there are certain roles specifically for women, just as there are for men. We are not the same. 
 

For example, women can be mothers. Men can’t. 

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2 minutes ago, Lobo97 said:

According to the Bible, there are certain roles specifically for women, just as there are for men. We are not the same. 
 

For example, women can be mothers. Men can’t. 

Except now if you write that men can't get pregnant on a test in school, not only will you get that question wrong, you might even face disciplinary action.

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6 minutes ago, BarryLaverty said:

OOOOH, so much projection. Apparently, you are not as smart as you think you are, because I don't disrespect anyone able and willing to stay home and care for a household. I do think that everyone should have a choice and certain roles for women shouldn't be prescribed. 

What sort of projection?

More and more women are actually regretting not getting married earlier and starting families, you realize that, right? Because they're "putting their careers first". Why do you think that is?

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44 minutes ago, Monte1076 said:

My wife has been a homemaker since the day we got married.

Apparently, Barry thinks that's a BAD thing.

THAT was a projection because I didn't say or imply that. YOU did. 

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30 minutes ago, Monte1076 said:

Except now if you write that men can't get pregnant on a test in school, not only will you get that question wrong, you might even face disciplinary action.

Except, you wouldn’t be wrong. And the first time one of my kids faces disciplinary action, I’ll take legal action. You can’t force anyone to ignore their biblical beliefs. 

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50 minutes ago, Lobo97 said:

According to the Bible, there are certain roles specifically for women, just as there are for men. We are not the same. 
 

For example, women can be mothers. Men can’t. 

Women can be wives, men can not.  
 

Democrats disagree 

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1 hour ago, Lobo97 said:

For starters, he didn’t say women belong as homemakers. That’s yet another example of the left twisting people’s words to create hysteria.

 

Secondly, everything he said is 100% true, and he has every right to say it. 

Lydia was a business woman, selling purple dye...Priscilla worked in the tent making business with her husband.....

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2 hours ago, Lobo97 said:

Except, you wouldn’t be wrong. And the first time one of my kids faces disciplinary action, I’ll take legal action. You can’t force anyone to ignore their biblical beliefs. 

That's why I started that other thread about "protected classes". It's interesting that there aren't any real responses on there. I wonder why that is.

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3 hours ago, Monte1076 said:

My wife has been a homemaker since the day we got married.

Apparently, Barry thinks that's a BAD thing.

It's sad when people want to put down women that enjoy staying in the home to make it a comfortable place to live while raising and teaching her children.  As Barry said he should put HER to work, and he should stay at home.  I'm sure that Barry thinks that he doesn't deserve the title of "The NFL's best butt kicker" since he's not making his wife go to work in the "real" world.  He's making $4 million a year and change, and I'm sure that his wife is just fine with that plus the maid that she probably has to help her maintain their mansion.  What the left doesn't realize is there are many women that live to fulfill their noble calling of being a mother and wife while their man supports them.  I think someone should interview his wife and see how much she hates being a slave.  Of course we have this leftist libtard that wants to put words into her mouth and every other woman that loves being a homemaker.   

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17 minutes ago, DaveTV1 said:

It's sad when people want to put down women that enjoy staying in the home to make it a comfortable place to live while raising and teaching her children.  As Barry said he should put HER to work, and he should stay at home.  I'm sure that Barry thinks that he doesn't deserve the title of "The NFL's best butt kicker" since he's not making his wife go to work in the "real" world.  He's making $4 million a year and change, and I'm sure that his wife is just fine with that plus the maid that she probably has to help her maintain their mansion.  What the left doesn't realize is there are many women that live to fulfill their noble calling of being a mother and wife while their man supports them.  I think someone should interview his wife and see how much she hates being a slave.  Of course we have this leftist libtard that wants to put words into her mouth and every other woman that loves being a homemaker.   

Isn’t it funny how often the liberals argue about what a woman can do, when they can’t even define what a woman is? 

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11 minutes ago, Lobo97 said:

Isn’t it funny how often the liberals argue about what a woman can do, when they can’t even define what a woman is? 

Ask him to define the word...I dare you...

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