Skip to comments.Poll: What Should the Redskinsí New Name Be?
Posted on 06/20/2014 6:22:39 AM PDT by Red Badger
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is not a particularly admirable man. He tends to treat the Redskins as if hes playing fantasy football. They tend to lose more often than they win. Hes not exactly a fan favorite. But Snyder isnt taking the U.S. Patent Offices ruling against his team lying down.
The team has released a statement saying the ruling will have no effect at all on the teams ownership of and right to use the Redskins name/logo. Theyre correct, but it does allow others to use the name as they wish the just cant trademark it either.
Which, in the short term at least, means were likely to see a whole lot of pirated Redskins merch hit the streets. Dan Snyder just wont make any money from it.
For its part, the NFL is trying to be Switzerland. Its not going to say anything in support of or opposition to the Patent Offices decision.
At some point, the Washington Redskins will be forced to change their name. Its only a matter of time. The hostile occupying force that is now the Beltway cannot abide anything less than total capitulation from the rest of us. After that, maybe Washington will see fit to force Oklahoma (translation: red people) to officially call itself Texas Pan-Shaped Hat.
Snyder could have some fun with a Redskins renaming contest, though. Twitter has lit up with alternative names. Snyder could poll test them to see which ones capture Americans current attitudes.
What do you think the Redskins new name should be?
Washington RedTapes (12%, 154 Votes)
Washington Extremists of Undetermined Religious Background (20%, 252 Votes)
Washington Desk Jockeys (3%, 35 Votes)
Washington Bolsheviks (40%, 496 Votes)
Beltway Bandits (26%, 322 Votes)
Total Voters: 1,242
Washington Potato Skins?
Washington Native American bloodthirsty Savages.
The Navajos of Red Mesa High School don’t mind the name Red Skins.
Only liberal whites, satanists, have a problem with it.
That way they don’t have to change their jersey color or their helmet decal
Just call them the “SKINS”, and make sure the letters are bright RED.
To honor the people who represent us in Washington DC. You know; useless pieces of dicks.
Name the after Harry Reid: Washington Liars
the Washington “Bitch Set Me Ups”
I vote Washington Criminals. Simple, but accurate.
Just Washington. Dan Snyder has said he’ll never change the name of the Redskins so fine, don’t do it. If the league forces him to drop the Redskins name then don’t choose a new one. Refuse to be called anything but “Washington” and send a message that way.
If they change their name: The Washington Cave Ins.
Conservative radio host was just booted off of radio for daring to say the word; “REDSKIN”.
Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh kicked off the air over racist terms on radio
Chicago Sun Times ^ | 6-20-2014 | Mitch Dudek
Posted on 6/20/2014, 7:44:57 AM by KeyLargo
The Washington Handouts
Washington Warriors of Indeterminate but Admired Color
Washington epidermal layers of undisclosed origin for fear of white liberal backlash.
I was thinking Washington Felons...
But enough of Team ID. The real problem is the team itself. I suggest Maya Angelou coach them through next season.
Washington Know Nothings?
I’m a Cowboys fan and I hope Dan Snyder keeps his team’s name, as is.
Cowboys vs. Redskins is a classic name.
Cowboys vs. Something Else just doesn’t have the panache that ‘Redskins’ has.................
The Assault Weapons
I don't know who to give credit to for that name, but for the purposes of this thread - that name has my vote. It would put the chronically offended white elite in quite a box it would seem.
Redskins’ or whatever the property owner wants it to be.
The trademark issue should be reversed and the people that made that decision JAILED!
Washington Red’s kins.
Mark Levin did a segment on common law and said that anyone using the trademark can be sued by Dan Snyder. You’ll have to listen to his podcast of this - it was very informative. This ruling doesn’t mean crap.
Washington Redskin Potatoes ... Looking forward to seeing them play against the Edmonton Eskimo Pies.
The Washington Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers
Make it simple and screw them at the same time. Indians!
Los Pieles Rojos de Washington
Alabama From Alabama River by early European explorers and named "Alibamu" after the local Indian tribe
Alaska Corruption of Aleut word meaning great land or that which the sea breaks against
Arizona Uncertain. Perhaps from the O'odham Indian word for little spring
Arkansas From the Quapaw Indians
Connecticut From an Indian word (Quinnehtukqut) meaning beside the long tidal river
Illinois Algonquin for tribe of superior men
Indiana Meaning land of Indians
Iowa From the Iowa River which was named after the Ioway Indian tribe
Kansas From a Sioux word meaning people of the south wind
Kentucky From an Iroquoian word Ken-tah-ten meaning land of tomorrow
Massachusetts From Massachusett tribe of Native Americans, meaning at or about the great hill
Michigan From Indian word Michigana meaning great or large lake
Minnesota From a Dakota Indian word meaning sky-tinted water
Mississippi From an Indian word meaning Father of Waters
Missouri Named after the Missouri Indian tribe. Missouri means town of the large canoes.
Nebraska From an Oto Indian word meaning flat water
North Dakota From the Sioux tribe, meaning allies
Ohio From an Iroquoian word meaning great river
Oklahoma From two Choctaw Indian words meaning red people
South Dakota From the Sioux tribe, meaning allies
Tennessee Of Cherokee origin; the exact meaning is unknown
Texas From an Indian word meaning friends
Utah From the Ute tribe, meaning people of the mountains
Wisconsin French corruption of an Indian word whose meaning is disputed
Wyoming From the Delaware Indian word, meaning mountains and valleys alternating;
Read more: Origin of State Names | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854966.html#ixzz35BbaZ26M
Apparently we have a lot of renaming to do.
The Washington Engines
Washington Foreign Students
The author of this article is completely wrong on trademark law. That statement is simply false.