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GumboPot
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Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
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A group of House Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would prevent the term "Redskins" from being trademarked, a move intended to put pressure on the Washington football club to change its name.

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This is soooo silly.




Radiojones
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
I'm glad o see Congress is addressing the biggest problems of our day.


Rex
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
It doesn't help the Redskins that the man who chose that name was, in fact, a big blatant racist.

The Redskins should sieze upon this opportunity to make the change... they would then have somebody to blame.


Roaad
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
It is a truly fricking terrible name

It is an ethnic epithet, for God's sake

I don't think the government should have any say in the matter. . .but they should change their name.


ShoeBang
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
fricking pussies.

No one is REALLY offended by the name. Someone just decided to attack something for fake racial tension race baiting bull shite.



jamboybarry
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
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The Redskins should sieze upon this opportunity to make the change.


Except for the fact that none of the fans want that


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GumboPot
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It is an ethnic epithet, for God's sake


I have never, never thought of it that way.
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JEAUXBLEAUX
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
Almost as bad as the Cleveland Indians logo


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WeeWee
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Pretty soon the atheists will be after the Saint, feminists wil be after the bills because bill is a guy's name, peta will be after all animal nicknames. I guess the Browns, Red Socks, White Socks are good though.


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PuntBamaPunt
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
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No one is REALLY offended by the name.


Probably because we killed them all.


Radiojones
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
Who pays for the cost of changing the name? I'm sure they have millions of dollars tied up in merchandise, signage, etc. in their current name and logo.


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Roaad
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I have never, never thought of it that way.
Is the Detroit Lions mascot representative of a Lion, if you don't think of it that way?

Words mean things, and have origins.


Roaad
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No one is REALLY offended by the name.
Thanks to Andrew Jackson


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JEAUXBLEAUX
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
Notre Dame Fighting Irish? Ragin Cajuns?


GumboPot
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
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Is the Detroit Lions mascot representative of a Lion, if you don't think of it that way?

Words mean things, and have origins.


Shhhh! Don't let anyone know the origins of "Fighting Tigers".


GumboPot
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Ragin Cajuns?


:omg::omg:


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BlackHelicopterPilot
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
I will buy a Washington Big Fast Negroes T-Shirt





upgrayedd
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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
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Shhhh! Don't let anyone know the origins of "Fighting Tigers"


Good point. I don't think most people know.


GumboPot
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I will buy a Washington Big Fast Negroes T-Shirt


Hey, maybe I'm naive. I had no idea people were offended by the term "redskin". That was my boyhood favorite team, only because I associated them with the indians that were always the underdogs in the old cowboy and indian movies. I never took it as a racial term.


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re: Lawmakers introduce bill to void 'Redskins' trademark
LSU is full a johnny rebs


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