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Redskins ban signs at FedEx Field
The Washington Post ^ | 10/26/2009 | Dan Steinberg

Posted on 10/27/2009 3:52:59 PM PDT by GAB-1955

Do you see this sign? I fished this sign out of a garbage can outside FedEx Field. It was in the garbage can because there's a new policy that says no signs of any sort are permitted inside the stadium. Even signs sending best wishes to husbands in Afghanistan.

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TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous; Sports; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: firstamendnent; nfl; redskins; snyder
The Snyders are to football what Obama is to America. They can't take the heat, so they ban free expression and threaten force.
1 posted on 10/27/2009 3:53:00 PM PDT by GAB-1955
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To: GAB-1955

What about shirts? (snicker)

2 posted on 10/27/2009 3:56:11 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: GAB-1955
Dan Snyder has a right to enforce any rule at his stadium. It's not a first amendment issue. I am sure it is more commercial than political. GO COWBOYS!
3 posted on 10/27/2009 3:56:18 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: Perdogg

With ticket prices being what they are who wants to have to negotiate the view in front of them?


4 posted on 10/27/2009 3:57:55 PM PDT by misterrob (A society that burdens future generations with debt can not be considered moral or just)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor
He banned them too. Fans with anti-Snyder shirts were forced to turn them inside out or have their season tickets confiscated.
5 posted on 10/27/2009 3:58:56 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: Perdogg

That stadium was built with my tax money.


6 posted on 10/27/2009 3:59:34 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: misterrob; Perdogg

With the teams this reprobate you are defending has fielded, the fans would be better off if their view was blocked.


7 posted on 10/27/2009 4:00:00 PM PDT by John W
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To: misterrob

You do know Snyder sold 5000 seats with restricted views, didn’t you?


8 posted on 10/27/2009 4:00:13 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: GAB-1955

Yeah but when he’s renting it he gets to set the rules, just like with an apartment.


9 posted on 10/27/2009 4:00:50 PM PDT by discostu (The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression)
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To: discostu
You have a point - but what sort of insecure cowardly moneygrubbing Napoleonic-complex fool doesn't listen to his customers?
10 posted on 10/27/2009 4:05:01 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: GAB-1955
Redskins fans are spoiled. Try being a Lions fan...1 playoff win in 50 years...0-16, etc. etc.

Detroit Lions fans INVENTED the paper bag.

Trust me, the Redskins will be playoff bound in 3 years or less, while the lions will be thinking about how to screw up yet another #1 pick in the draft.

11 posted on 10/27/2009 4:06:48 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (That smell of death...be seeing ya big casino)
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To: GAB-1955

If I had the record of the Redskins this year I would ban signs, shirts, body paint, and fans from the stadium. . .the team too.


12 posted on 10/27/2009 4:07:41 PM PDT by inpajamas (http://outskirtspress.com/ONE)
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To: RckyRaCoCo
Thank you for the words of support (I think). However, we're just STARTING our Millen years.
13 posted on 10/27/2009 4:08:41 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: GAB-1955

I can’t imagine why anybody would want to support a bunch of, at least the majority are, wealthy, violent, gansta, drug using, thugs who help to destroy our Society, and then use their wealth to support politicians who willingly destroy our Constitution and our Country with it???


14 posted on 10/27/2009 4:09:11 PM PDT by papasmurf (RnVjayB5b3UsIDBiYW1hLCB5b3UgcGllY2Ugb2Ygc2hpdCBjb3dhcmQh)
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To: papasmurf

Football used to be a fun way to spend a weekend. Then it started getting worse. The players think getting a paycheck is enough. The owners want every cent from your pocket.

Thank Heaven I can still watch Navy football.


15 posted on 10/27/2009 4:10:37 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: papasmurf

bttt


16 posted on 10/27/2009 4:10:46 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: GAB-1955

Don’t want to Offend anyone! Idiots! You just can’t have any fun anymore!


17 posted on 10/27/2009 4:11:51 PM PDT by Cricket24 (Conservatives Only...NO RINO'S!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: GAB-1955

I agree. I loved my Rams and Raiders. It breaks my heart that I can’t sit down and enjoy it anymore.


18 posted on 10/27/2009 4:13:34 PM PDT by papasmurf (RnVjayB5b3UsIDBiYW1hLCB5b3UgcGllY2Ugb2Ygc2hpdCBjb3dhcmQh)
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To: GAB-1955

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/dcsportsbog/skinssigns1.jpg

This is one thing Snyder banned.


19 posted on 10/27/2009 4:16:30 PM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: GAB-1955

Absolutely. A terrific win in a driving monsoon over Wake Forest with Dobbs and Curry out. The next three opponents are 5-2 each, with Temple coming into Annapolis this week winner of 5 straight. Then on to South Bend (I will be there) for a chance for the second win in 46 years (Navy won the last game there—a triple OT thriller). Navy has lost only twice this year, both times on the road to teams currently in the Top 20. Based on this week’s AP voting, Navy comes in at #31. Run the table and finish the year 12-2 and firmly in the top 20 (maybe top 10). The triple option works with a team built for it. Just look at what ex-Navy coach Paul Johnson has done at Georgia Tech in less than two seasons. From a doormat to a BCS chance this year.

Go Navy!


20 posted on 10/27/2009 4:17:40 PM PDT by Zebra
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To: Perdogg
Dan Snyder has a right to enforce any rule at his stadium.

Yeah. But I think he changed the rules after he sold the tickets. I'd love to see those disgruntled fans (and I know one) who wish to, use it as an excuse to get out of their seat contracts.

ML/NJ

21 posted on 10/27/2009 4:22:17 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Cricket24
Don’t want to Offend anyone!

Speaking of offensive, what about pink gloves and referees who announce penalties in Spanish?

ML/NJ

22 posted on 10/27/2009 4:24:40 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: GAB-1955
The argument that it's Snyder's house and he can set the rules is a non-starter. Doesn't matter whether Snyder's right or wrong on the policy, it's how everyone perceives it. So far, it seems they all seem to take offense to it as a freedom of speech issue.

With any luck this will be the end of Snyder.

23 posted on 10/27/2009 4:25:40 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Keep your dog. Get rid of a Liberal.)
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To: Perdogg

Don’t worry, Dog. Big D will hang a couple of L’s on their sorry a$$es. Then they’ll fire Zorn and have to start ALL OVER AGAIN. Doesn’t that just break your heart?


24 posted on 10/27/2009 5:29:34 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (ON 1-19-09 GAS WAS, ON AVERAGE IN MEMPHIS, $1.43 A GALLON.)
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To: RckyRaCoCo

But the Lions fans did have the Millen Man March, an impressive historical event.


25 posted on 10/27/2009 6:00:30 PM PDT by Canedawg (FUBO)
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To: martin_fierro

I’m just glad baseball hasn’t gone around the bend...

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26 posted on 10/27/2009 6:31:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: GAB-1955

A Snyder style fool. Of course in this case it’s not like he doesn’t know what they’ll say. His team stinks, his team has stunk since they became his team, nobody likes teams that stink and everybody knows it’s his fault. Doesn’t take much imagination to guess ahead of time what the signs might say.


27 posted on 10/28/2009 8:33:28 AM PDT by discostu (The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression)
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