Oakland Raiders Fall Down But They Get Up, Again

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

No matter how low the Oakland Raiders may have fallen, we reiterate that the Raiders fall down but they will get up, again.
Listen to "We fall down, but we get up"
There are so many articles discussing the rise and fall of the Oakland Raiders. Let's flip the discussion, and talk about the inverse, the fall and rise of the Oakland Raiders.
I am an optimist primarily because I have studied history. The example of a nation in ancient history that fell down, but kept getting up again, or kept being delivered again, and again is what inspires me. What nation might that be? You tell me.
How many NFL teams have a set of fans that call themselves a nation? Again, you tell me.
The Raider Nation and the Oakland Raiders have a befitting name including the powerful word, nation.
The use of the name Raider Nation puts the fans in a powerful context.
For example, "A philippic is a fiery, damning speech, or tirade , delivered to condemn a particular political actor....

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