Ron Briley: Just as during the Vietnam War, dissenters, such as Kaepernick, are greeted with the simplistic refrain of love it or leave it. There is no room for free speech or debate in a nationalistic environment that unquestionably embraces American exceptionalism. https://www.laprogressive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/colin-kaepernick-720.jpghttps://www.laprogressive.com/colin-kaepernick-patriotism/