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  • Jan 16th, 2014 @ 12:04pm

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    As most other words deemed as offensive, I believe it's still in the way you use, and direct the word...and I don't see the word, itself, as offensive. Either way the real issue at hand is that it's the name of a NFL Franchise and rather or not the name should be changed should not be up for debate and challenge/influenced by our government. The issue and it's policies therein should solely be the NFL's and the Washington Redskins' decision. Though your point of removing the trademark only allows the name to be more freely used without any repercussions and/or consequences.

  • Jan 15th, 2014 @ 6:58am

    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Well, as long as government is enforcing GOOD speech.....

    Where and how something, especially this word, originates means everything, dumb ass. The meaning you so kindly give in your reply has the key word 'used'. There are plenty of words that can be used in derogatory fashion, but, as idiots on this issue fail to realize, this is a sports franchise and a name that is never used or displayed in a negative fashion.

  • Jan 15th, 2014 @ 5:27am

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    Seems like no one does the research on the name 'REDSKINS' and/or it's origin. Unlike all the other racial slurs and the comparisons thereof which have been used to degrade the Redskins' name, the 'white man' didn't give this name to the Native Americans. They (The Indian Tribe),themselves, attached their heritage to the name in honor and to serve their selves with the warrior name. I try to stay out of the politics of this matter so that I can look at the name for it's {actual}worth and meaning to all people. Then there are the writers, columnists and reporters using the media to express their personal feelings and views only to be on the higher than thou side. They write to tell us how we should view and feel about this issue which is not their job. they tell us thru their paper and posts that the name becomes derogatory when we stop to debate the meaning of the word. There's definitely bigger issues to write about and express feelings for. We can all forget about the government giving wall street banks over 2 trillion dollars for bailout money but not help Joe's bank with his mortgage while he is being foreclosed and his family losing the so called 'American Dream'...but we just can't let an 80 year old sport franchise have their name and be a 'Product of Entertainment'. Is there a snowballs chance in hell that could possibly happen?

  • Jan 14th, 2014 @ 6:33pm

    redskins name

    How can a name be offensive when it's not directed specifically at someone? Cry babies and bored writers with nothing else to write about. Not to mention all the people who just lay around waiting on the chance to yell "civil rights" violation. Anyone know what the 1st Amendment states? The Washington Redskins franchise has been in existence since 1932. Granted they started as the Boston Braves. Though, the Redskins name has been with us in our history for 80 years and we now want to make a big case of it. Hell, we as Americans (White, Black, Native and whatever race is in this "melting pot" we call America)are offended on a daily basis but we, as adults, continue through and let the whiners do their shouting, complaining, derogatory comments and whatever is involved in our everyday routine. Doesn't make what we see or hear right because it's routine. Though, if we raise a "stink" each time see or hear offensive language, names and logos-Or each time our child has his feelings hurt due due to some racial slur or comment...we would all live in total chaos. It's time to grow up and deal with it.