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Old 05-30-2013, 02:12 PM   #126
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So pray tell who refers to any Native Americans as "redskins" anymore? If someone says Redskins these days, they are almost assuredlly talking about the football team.
or a potato, my wife asked me the other day if I wanted redskin potatoes with dinner
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Old 05-30-2013, 02:38 PM   #127
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I volunteered for Junior Achievement like 4 years ago and got assigned to a room of kindergartners. I was going to read a book to them and told everyone to come to the carpet and to sit "Indian style" because that's what it was always called for me growing up. The teacher gasped and pulled me outside to tell me Indian is a word the school likes to discourage being used in the building. Apparently it is now called "criss-cross-apple-sauce." Not sure how apple sauce has any relation to a sitting position but whadya gonna do?

The whole time I was reading I couldn't help wonder what the Indian kid (as in Sub-Continent) that was sitting in the front playing with my shoe laces called himself...


Criss cross apple sauce. Wow. I always liked posing next to cigar store Indian statues as a kid. Never thought I was being racist.
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Old 05-30-2013, 02:50 PM   #128
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Of course it's offensive, but people don't care about those offended in this situation. The natives don't live among us, they don't have a voice. I'm sure it would be a big problem if the team was called Washington N***ers.
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Old 05-30-2013, 04:22 PM   #129
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Of course it's offensive, but people don't care about those offended in this situation. The natives don't live among us, they don't have a voice. I'm sure it would be a big problem if the team was called Washington N***ers.
But I love the Naggers!

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Old 05-30-2013, 04:32 PM   #130
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Would it be cool to have a team called The Wetbacks? How about The Gooks?
You bet. I like it!
Then we could have team names like Whitey, Honky, Kraut , Mick, Kike etc.

It's not a one-way street.

Voted yes they probably will be FORCED to change their name, unfortunately.
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Old 05-30-2013, 05:15 PM   #131
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:31 PM   #132
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Excellent episode.....

Loved it when Jerry and Winona were talking about the date and Jerry not wanting to make a "racist" remark felt he couldn't say the word "reservation" when she asked him how he got them into a fancy restaurant...and then when she asked him for her copy of TV Guide back, he said "You can't just give someone something and take it back...what are you a "__________" he stopped himself short of saying "Indian giver"
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:44 PM   #133
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Beautiful, points out the total absurdity of politically correct speech!
Words are only hurtful when they are used in a negative context!
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Old 10-10-2013, 08:32 PM   #134
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they should change their damn names to the Washington Hogs. Eerily accurate. "Hail to the Hog-ettes" snort snort.
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Old 10-10-2013, 09:25 PM   #135
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they should change their damn names to the Washington Hogs. Eerily accurate. "Hail to the Hog-ettes" snort snort.

Or just be the Washington Redskins...
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:55 AM   #136
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Read up on Washington Redskins' history and their original owner, Marshall.

It's probably for the best.
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:29 AM   #137
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I want tickets to a redskins game. Know any good scalpers?
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:29 AM   #138
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I want tickets to a redskins game. Know any good scalpers?
I hear Tebow has a few for you.
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Old 10-11-2013, 11:44 AM   #139
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I want tickets to a redskins game. Know any good scalpers?
Just get a reservation to a good sports bar as it is cheaper.
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Old 10-25-2013, 02:54 PM   #140
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Redskins’ Kike Owner Refuses To Change Team’s Offensive Name



WASHINGTON—Denying widespread claims that the franchise is being offensive or disrespectful, the Washington Redskins’ kike owner announced Monday that he remains steadfast in his refusal to change the team’s derogatory name. “The Redskins represent 81 years of great history and tradition, and it’s a source of pride for our fans,” said the hook-nosed kike, stressing that the team’s insulting moniker is “absolutely not a racial slur by any means.” “‘Washington Redskins’ is much more than just a name. It stands for strength, courage, and respect—the very values that are so intrinsic to Native American culture.” The shifty-eyed hebe went on to assure fans that he will do “everything in his power” to preserve the team’s proud heritage.

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Old 10-25-2013, 02:55 PM   #141
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Old 10-25-2013, 03:00 PM   #142
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Old 10-25-2013, 03:00 PM   #143
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meh, low hanging fruit. Onion is better than that...
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Old 10-25-2013, 04:13 PM   #144
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Call them the Washington Foreskins, The owner can relate to that.
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Old 10-25-2013, 04:35 PM   #145
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Old 10-25-2013, 05:29 PM   #146
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in today's uber sensitive unmanly world: yep.

god forbid we upset da poor peoples sensitivity.

since they is here. didn't help much, but they is here.
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Old 11-07-2013, 12:35 PM   #147
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That Time Nazis Marched for Washington's All-White Football Team


"Keep Redskins White!" Members of the American Nazi Party demonstrate against desegregating the Washington, DC, football team, October 1961. Photo by Neil Leifer/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

Currently, Washington, DC's pro football team, the [Redacted], has the distinction of being the only team in the NFL whose name is a racial slur. A little more than 50 years ago, it had another unfortunate distinction: It was the last remaining all-white team in the league.

A timeline of racist teams, nicknames, and mascots

The struggle to integrate Washington's football team is recounted in Thomas G. Smith's 2012 book, Showdown: JFK and the Integration of the Washington Redskins. As Smith tells it, the showdown began in 1961, when John F. Kennedy's interior secretary, Stewart Udall, who'd committed to ending segregation anywhere in his sphere of influence, declared his intent to break pro football's last color bar. Udall later recalled, "I considered it outrageous that the Redskins were the last team in the NFL to have a lily-white policy."

The call for integration was met with opposition, most notably from the team's owner, George Preston Marshall, a laundromat magnate turned NFL bigwig who had held firm for years. As legendary Washington Post columnist Shirley Povich wrote:
For the 24 years when he was identified as the leading racist in the NFL, he simply stared down the criticism of his refusal to sign a black player. It was the only subject on which the voluble Marshall never expressed a public opinion, never resorted to a quip. But he bristled when this columnist reminded him in print that "the Redskins colors are burgundy, gold and Caucasian."
Marshall appeared as outraged by federal interference as he was by the prospect of diversity. "Why Negroes particularly?" he asked. "Why not make us hire a player from another race? In fact, why not a woman? Of course, we have had players who played like girls, but never an actual girl player." The controversy drew out assorted bigots, including neo-Nazis (above), who protested on Marshall's behalf to "Keep [the] Redskins White."

Udall had one advantage over Marshall: The team's new home field, DC Stadium (later renamed RFK Memorial), was federal property. With Kennedy's approval, Udall gave Marshall a choice: He could let black players on his team, or take his all-white squad to someone else's gridiron.

"You can't tell what will happen under the guise of liberalism," Marshall griped shortly before acquiring a handful of black players for the 1962 season. He would comply with Udall's demands even if it meant hiring "Eskimos or Chinese or Mongolians." The newly integrated team went on to have its best season in five years.
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:53 AM   #148
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just google swatiska and american high school sports. the swastika was on an american army patch before ww2.
Total "indian"jerks are stealing millions of dollars from "indian, land" from casinos and yet, "redskins' upsets people
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Whats the difference? and yes it was an individual lacking color of pigmentation driving the rig.
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:38 AM   #150
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just google swatiska and american high school sports. the swastika was on an american army patch before ww2.
Total "indian"jerks are stealing millions of dollars from "indian, land" from casinos and yet, "redskins' upsets people
ok.. so im still unclear....for or against?
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