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  • BISHOP5 Oct 11, 2013

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    According to surveys, most Native Americans don't find it offensive either. At this point, looks like a case of the tail wagging the dog.

  • StunGunn Oct 11, 2013

    ^^^^^

    Your last sentence cracked me up.

    I don't find the moniker "Redskins" offensive, but I'm not of Native American descent. This country has become too PC IMHO.

  • bornbreddead Oct 11, 2013

    Joe you make good points - sounds a lot like the way the media handles things around here. It's not the events themselves that are the issue, it's the parties involved. Nobody cares about at NCSU running back beating up women or the Duke connection to Fats Thomas, or wolfpackers smoking weed, but PJ gets full out media blitz for a speeding ticket and a gun, something that is in every State fan's resume. Half the news writers probably took bong hits while writing their stories.

  • BISHOP5 Oct 11, 2013

    Upset, Ovies?

    HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!

  • LUKECAGE Oct 11, 2013

    What about the Blackhawks and the Indians; also, Cubs and Marlins are endangered species.

  • YouGotThatRight Oct 11, 2013

    I don't know why the cowboys mascot is not even more offensive than the Redskins. Cowboys had guns and easily picked off and stole all the land from the Indians. He doesn't protest any more than Benjamin Netanyahu, Lindsey Graham, or the Congressional Black Caucus. He's a brash, billionaire Jew. But the logic for this article is there seeing how the Securities Exchange Commission is prosecuting the Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.

  • dmccall Oct 10, 2013

    When I was little we all held Indians in high regard. With great reverence, we followed the Indian Guides program, working our way up through the ranks based on tribal lore, for example. In my adolescent years, not once did any of my peers think "Redskin" was a derogatory term; quite the opposite.

    With the progressive removal of metaphors like these, children today respond to the vanishing "Indian" and "Native American" culture with..."Who?". Is extinction of a subculture from the American Experience better than living with a name that few choose to be offended by?

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