Miami Dolphin Says he Snubbed Obama Because 'Country in Grave Danger'

Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 10:38 AM

By Wanda Carruthers

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Former Miami Dolphin Bob Kuechenberg said he opted out of a White House salute to the team's 1972 winning season because he felt "our country is in grave danger, and I didn't want to be up there."

Kuechenberg said he would have attended for any other past president he could remember, but explained his absence was due to "the failed policies and failed results" of President Barack Obama's administration.



"Unfortunately, I fear that by 2016, the damage may be irreparable," Kuechenberg said Thursday on "Fox & Friends."

Kuechenberg was one of three members of the 1972 Dolphins who chose to skip an event Obama hosted Tuesday. The occasion celebrated the Dolphins as the only NFL team to have a perfect season. Due to the Watergate scandals, the Nixon administration chose not to hold a celebration to honor them at the time.

Related: 1972 'Perfect Season' Miami Dolphins Snub Obama

Calling himself a "lone wolf" and a "contrarian," the former Miami guard said he wasn't registered with any political party. Kuechenberg said he disagrees with Obama's policies "from foreign relations to failed policies, to just about everything that he's attempted."

Editor's Note: Weird Trick Adds $1,000 to Your Social Security Checks


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Employees Fleeing 'Dysfunctional' Dept. of Homeland Security

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 09:39 AM

The Department of Homeland Security is laden with so many internal issues, ranging from a void of leadership to a "stifl . . .

Secret Service Considering Expanded White House Checkpoints After Breach

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 08:29 AM

Tourists now may have to go through checkpoints blocks away from the White House before they can enter public areas afte . . .

Prosecutors: Christie Bridge-gate Probe Not Over Yet

Monday, 22 Sep 2014 08:00 AM

Federal prosecutors are continuing to probe the politically motivated September 2013 lane closures of the George Washing . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved