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tulipsandroses

(5,142 posts)
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:25 AM Wednesday

Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker bashes Pride Month, tells women to stay in the kitchen

Imagine working your butt off for 4 years in college to have it conclude with this garbage.


Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker rails against Pride month, abortion and "diabolic lies" told to women in commencement speech

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker railed against Pride month, working women, President Biden's leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and abortion during a commencement address at Benedictine College last weekend.

The 28-year-old Butker then took aim at Biden's policies, including his response to COVID-19, which has killed nearly 1.2 million people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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"While COVID might have played a large role throughout your formative years, it is not unique," he said. "The bad policies and poor leadership have negatively impacted major life issues. Things like abortion, IVF, surrogacy, euthanasia, as well as a growing support for the degenerate cultural values and media all stem from pervasiveness of disorder."

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Butker later addressed the women in the audience, arguing that their "most important title" should be that of "homemaker."

"I think it is you, the women, who have had the most diabolic lies told to you," Butker said. "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. I can tell you that my beautiful wife Isabelle would be the first to say her life truly started when she started living her vocation as a wife and as a mother."

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/harrison-butker-commencement-speech-abortion-pride-month-biden-diabolic-lies-told-women/

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Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker bashes Pride Month, tells women to stay in the kitchen (Original Post) tulipsandroses Wednesday OP
New mascot? AmericanBot Wednesday #1
He hardly reflects the whole team (but I'll be quite happy if he is shit-canned soon) hlthe2b Wednesday #8
Agreed ProfessorGAC Wednesday #30
Patrick is more the booster of Brittany's career and that of a mom too. ProudMNDemocrat Yesterday #41
What a flaming piece of ignorant shit. CrispyQ Wednesday #2
It is sad and discouraging in this day and age that men believe women are their handmaidens. Fla Dem Wednesday #3
Say goodbye to your career Mr. Kicker because your team's meal ticket QB Patrick Mahomes owns Botany Wednesday #4
He is too good for that exboyfil Wednesday #20
They can always get another kicker and or trade him for another kicker or a draft choice Botany Wednesday #37
Footballers will football. HUAJIAO Yesterday #39
Patrick is religious also Tree Lady Wednesday #22
He stated after the Super Bowl that they never xmas74 Wednesday #23
Interesting I am glad to hear that Tree Lady Wednesday #31
If he had any brains he would have stuck that golden foot in his mouth rurallib Wednesday #5
Why would any college have a football kicker give a commencement address? Grins Wednesday #6
Sounds to me he deliverd exactly what (at least a minority of administration) wanted. hlthe2b Wednesday #10
I don't get it, either. TSExile Wednesday #11
It's a religious college - I am sure they knew what they were getting. However, it obviously did not sit well with many tulipsandroses Wednesday #12
It's good to know that in all of history only white men comradebillyboy Wednesday #15
"all of our U.S. history.... Many other cultures and religions, whether white, black, Asian, etc. also oppress women. machoneman Wednesday #25
Total shit-canned cretin. hlthe2b Wednesday #7
Oh man! I was rooting for him all season because he was my fantasy football kicker. I need a shower now. n/t brewens Wednesday #9
Gross Diamond_Dog Wednesday #13
He's invited to speak at STFU. usonian Wednesday #14
Somehow, since Hollywood figures, sports stars, billionaires, retired generals & colonels, entertainers Wonder Why Wednesday #16
Women graduates should have walked out on this misogynistic scolding--what a POS. Timeflyer Wednesday #17
I agree. It's insulting. If he has daughters, what's he going to tell them? tulipsandroses Wednesday #38
HARRY BUTker-ushes his dreams of product endorsements, opts to marginalize self. unblock Wednesday #18
Butker misses again DoBW Wednesday #19
Harrison Butthead. 3catwoman3 Wednesday #21
Probably time to drag this out... Takket Wednesday #24
"He's a good kicker, but he's an idiot." dchill Wednesday #28
Damn, beat me to it. rsdsharp Wednesday #34
"Congrats, female graduates! Go out into the world and follow MY dreams!" Beartracks Wednesday #26
One is very special, isn't One? dchill Wednesday #27
F@#k Buttkrr I wanna know k55f5r Wednesday #29
Why would anyone pay any attention to this idiot? LetMyPeopleVote Wednesday #32
cause he can kick field goals pstokely 18 hrs ago #42
I am a man not afraid to cook meal for ilovegamers43 Wednesday #33
seems to be an anti-Semite too. Behind the Aegis Wednesday #35
Anti ivf too..he wants to decide how and what regarding family Demovictory9 Wednesday #36
He knows the chiefs fan base pretty well. BannonsLiver Yesterday #40

ProfessorGAC

(65,488 posts)
30. Agreed
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:12 PM
Wednesday

Most kickers jump through hoops to be part of the team because a lot of them don't consider kickers to be football players.
Now, this fool is making a scene, getting negative press, and expressing views probably not shared by an awful lot of teammates.
I can't imagine Reid & Mahomes are too happy about this.

ProudMNDemocrat

(16,950 posts)
41. Patrick is more the booster of Brittany's career and that of a mom too.
Thu May 16, 2024, 11:38 AM
Yesterday

They have together since they were sophomores in high school. They know each other's strengths and weaknesses. Nor does Patrick try to CONTROL Brittany. And she supports Patrick's dreams. She keeps Patrick grounded.

Fla Dem

(23,919 posts)
3. It is sad and discouraging in this day and age that men believe women are their handmaidens.
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:37 AM
Wednesday

To be exist only for the man's benefit, to have no meaningful life outside their home and not to be considered an equal.

Botany

(70,683 posts)
4. Say goodbye to your career Mr. Kicker because your team's meal ticket QB Patrick Mahomes owns
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:38 AM
Wednesday

and supports a K.C. women’s professional sports team along with his wife. Lots of good
kickers would love a chance @ your job. Can you say waver wire?

exboyfil

(17,867 posts)
20. He is too good for that
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:54 AM
Wednesday

He is one of the top five kickers in the league. It is not like he was racing his car at 70 miles over the speed limit causing an accident with injuries and walking away or him or his buddies putting a beat down on a man that puts him in the hospital with serious injuries. One of those will probably bet at most an 8 game suspension and the other got three games.

The coach's son got a commutation of this his DWI sentence. The DWI led to serious debilitating injuries to a little girl.

I suspect Mahomes and him will just avoid talking politics.

Remember KC drafted a man that put his girlfriend in the hospital.

Botany

(70,683 posts)
37. They can always get another kicker and or trade him for another kicker or a draft choice
Wed May 15, 2024, 04:42 PM
Wednesday

I have a friend whose son punted for Ohio State and kicked and punted for Bowling Green before that.
He holds the record for the longest punt in Ohio State @ 72 yards and tried to make it in the NFL and
got picked for 3 straight years for training camps but was always cut @ the end of camp and the team
would go with their veteran kicker and or punter for the regular season. This way the veteran player’s leg
wasn’t used up aka tired when the games count.

He told me that there about about 200 to 300 kickers/punters in America more if you count Australian,
rugby players along with European soccer players and only 32 NFL spots and the competition for those
spots is brutal. K.C. could cut this guy tomorrow and get at least 1/2 dozen different kickers ready to
try out for the team and if K.C. thought getting rid of this guy would make Mahomes happier than he will
be gone ASAP. Besides he might be a clubhouse cancer.

Tree Lady

(11,548 posts)
22. Patrick is religious also
Wed May 15, 2024, 01:22 PM
Wednesday

So maybe agrees with some of it but will at least keep his mouth shut.

Grins

(7,279 posts)
6. Why would any college have a football kicker give a commencement address?
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:51 AM
Wednesday

One of those, "What were they thinking?????"

tulipsandroses

(5,142 posts)
12. It's a religious college - I am sure they knew what they were getting. However, it obviously did not sit well with many
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:57 AM
Wednesday

There were audible groans in the audience. These " religious" bigots want to drag us into the dark ages. Where white men ruled, women, minorities and LGBTQ knew their place.

machoneman

(4,019 posts)
25. "all of our U.S. history.... Many other cultures and religions, whether white, black, Asian, etc. also oppress women.
Wed May 15, 2024, 01:40 PM
Wednesday

brewens

(13,690 posts)
9. Oh man! I was rooting for him all season because he was my fantasy football kicker. I need a shower now. n/t
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:54 AM
Wednesday

usonian

(10,038 posts)
14. He's invited to speak at STFU.
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:06 AM
Wednesday

Sports has its creeps. I am thinking Aubrey Huff formerly of the SF Giants.
He was not invited to the 10th reunion of a World Series team.
Posted lots of hate and derogatory speech online.

Let's see how KC deals with the bad pub.

Wonder Why

(3,371 posts)
16. Somehow, since Hollywood figures, sports stars, billionaires, retired generals & colonels, entertainers
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:09 AM
Wednesday

and others became "important" on news shows, we think they somehow no something beyond their limited sphere of knowledge and therefore we consider them to be "important" in politics and the running of our country. They know no more than the rest of us unless they have the experience, education and knowledge of the political world. Yet, in the search to get "exclusives", have those in other fields who are "names" and willing to do anything to get viewers, our news media have prostituted themselves by mining those people.

Both sides do it. Think of all those who qualify as "names" on our side and who express an opinion of support, how many of them really know any more than a typically educated person and thus deserve to be listened to? Republicans and Democrats seek out these people to somehow "prove" to the rest of us that their side is better instead of focusing on accomplishments, policy, and what is needed to keep our country safe, healthy, educated, and employed for everyone.

Unless I know someone presented as a person to be listened to, really has the experience, education and knowledge of the political world, I ignore them. All it does is help them promote their agenda.

Timeflyer

(2,068 posts)
17. Women graduates should have walked out on this misogynistic scolding--what a POS.
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:24 AM
Wednesday

The war on women never ends. (Some) men can't feel adequate if women aren't put down.

tulipsandroses

(5,142 posts)
38. I agree. It's insulting. If he has daughters, what's he going to tell them?
Wed May 15, 2024, 09:16 PM
Wednesday

Don’t bother having goals of being a doctor, lawyer, nurse, teacher. None of that. Just focus on getting prepared to be someone’s wife and a baby vessel. So what happens if she disagrees with dad? Is she subject to stoning?

unblock

(52,536 posts)
18. HARRY BUTker-ushes his dreams of product endorsements, opts to marginalize self.
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:27 AM
Wednesday

He'll have a nice career on the right-wing incel circuit spouting nonsense to people who seek life lessons from someone who kicks a ball a couple dozen times a year.

k55f5r

(207 posts)
29. F@#k Buttkrr I wanna know
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:06 PM
Wednesday

Who wrote this sentence? It it makes it look like 1.2 million murders were the result of biden's policies, not rumpsT.

The 28-year-old Butker then took aim at Biden's policies, including his response to COVID-19, which has killed nearly 1.2 million people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

ilovegamers43

(19 posts)
33. I am a man not afraid to cook meal for
Wed May 15, 2024, 03:18 PM
Wednesday

My wife. I enjoy exploring food together she doesn't have to do the dishes either

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