The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and other brain disorders they blame on the violent, bone-crunching collisions that pro football has long celebrated in its highlight reels.
The settlement, which is subject to approval by a federal judge, was announced Thursday after months of court-ordered mediation. It came just days before the first game of the 2013 season, removing a major legal and financial threat hanging over the NFL.”* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.
Some people are brainwashed into believing they are defending their country. But the majority are “look the other way” conservatives with all the evidence in the world showing our military DOES NOT support our interests. They fight for corporate injustice and special interests. They have no problem committing war crimes. If you don’t want PTSD don’t sign up to kill. Would you work as an assassin? No you wouldn’t. The military is a step down from that. The shady shit has just become semi-legal.