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Poll: What Should the Redskinsí New Name Be?
PJ Media ^ | June 18, 2014 - 9:46 am | by Bryan Preston

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 he’s playing fantasy football. They tend to lose more often than they win. He’s not exactly a fan favorite. But Snyder isn’t taking the U.S. Patent Office’s ruling against his team lying down.

The team has released a statement saying the ruling “will have no effect at all on the team’s ownership of and right to use the Redskins’ name/logo”. They’re correct, but it does allow others to use the name as they wish…the just can’t trademark it either.

Which, in the short term at least, means we’re likely to see a whole lot of pirated Redskins merch hit the streets. Dan Snyder just won’t make any money from it.

For its part, the NFL is trying to be Switzerland. It’s not going to say anything in support of or opposition to the Patent Office’s decision.

At some point, the Washington Redskins will be forced to change their name. It’s 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


TOPICS: Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: dansnyder; football; nfl; redskins
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1 posted on 06/20/2014 6:22:39 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Perdogg

NFL Ping!..............


2 posted on 06/20/2014 6:23:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Red Badger

Washington Potato Skins?


3 posted on 06/20/2014 6:23:23 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Red Badger

Washington Native American bloodthirsty Savages.


4 posted on 06/20/2014 6:23:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Red Badger

Thinskins !


5 posted on 06/20/2014 6:23:38 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Red Badger

http://rmusdhs.ss4.sharpschool.com/home

The Navajos of Red Mesa High School don’t mind the name Red Skins.

Only liberal whites, satanists, have a problem with it.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 6:25:17 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: Red Badger

The Tawny-Pigmented


7 posted on 06/20/2014 6:25:24 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: Red Badger

Washington Leeches


8 posted on 06/20/2014 6:25:25 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Red Badger

The Redsniks


9 posted on 06/20/2014 6:26:05 AM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: MarDav

That way they don’t have to change their jersey color or their helmet decal


10 posted on 06/20/2014 6:26:12 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: Red Badger

Washington Socialists.


11 posted on 06/20/2014 6:26:53 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Red Badger

Just call them the “SKINS”, and make sure the letters are bright RED.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 6:27:16 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Red Badger

Foreskins.

To honor the people who represent us in Washington DC. You know; useless pieces of dicks.


13 posted on 06/20/2014 6:27:16 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: MarDav

Name the after Harry Reid: Washington Liars


14 posted on 06/20/2014 6:27:41 AM PDT by safetysign
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To: Red Badger
The Washington Teabaggers
15 posted on 06/20/2014 6:27:46 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Red Badger

the Washington “Bitch Set Me Ups”


16 posted on 06/20/2014 6:28:38 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Red Badger

I vote Washington Criminals. Simple, but accurate.


17 posted on 06/20/2014 6:29:13 AM PDT by Individual Rights in NJ (I don't even know what to say anymore..)
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To: Red Badger

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.


18 posted on 06/20/2014 6:29:48 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

If they change their name: The Washington Cave Ins.


19 posted on 06/20/2014 6:30:06 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Red Badger

Tsk, tsk,.

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

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3170085/posts


20 posted on 06/20/2014 6:30:27 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Red Badger

The Washington Handouts


21 posted on 06/20/2014 6:30:29 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: Red Badger

Washington Warriors of Indeterminate but Admired Color


22 posted on 06/20/2014 6:30:36 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: Red Badger

Washington epidermal layers of undisclosed origin for fear of white liberal backlash.


23 posted on 06/20/2014 6:30:55 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Individual Rights in NJ

Washington Tyrants


24 posted on 06/20/2014 6:31:31 AM PDT by CJ Wolf
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To: Red Badger
the Washington Red-Skinned Potatoes. *ducking*

25 posted on 06/20/2014 6:31:33 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: Red Badger

I was thinking Washington Felons...


26 posted on 06/20/2014 6:31:53 AM PDT by djf (OK. Well, now, lemme try to make this clear: If you LIKE your lasagna, you can KEEP your lasagna!)
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To: Red Badger
The DC Bling Bros
The DC Gangstas
The DC Baby Daddies
The Obamanauts
The DC Chitlins
The Ebonic Warriors

But enough of Team ID. The real problem is the team itself. I suggest Maya Angelou coach them through next season.

27 posted on 06/20/2014 6:31:56 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: Red Badger

Washington Foreskins?

Washington Dicks?

Washington Know Nothings?

Washington Losers?


28 posted on 06/20/2014 6:32:09 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: DoodleDawg

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.................


29 posted on 06/20/2014 6:32:46 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Red Badger

The Assault Weapons


30 posted on 06/20/2014 6:33:14 AM PDT by frithguild (The warmth and goodness of Gaia is a nuclear reactor in the Earth's core that burns Thorium)
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To: headstamp 2
The Washington Handouts
/

Very Gooood!

31 posted on 06/20/2014 6:33:28 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The GOP is dying. What do we do now?)
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To: Red Badger
Someone on FR used to put out the name ‘Fightin’ Whities’, or something similar.

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.

32 posted on 06/20/2014 6:33:40 AM PDT by Paulie
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To: Red Badger
The Washington Scalpers

Leni

33 posted on 06/20/2014 6:33:47 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Monster BHO uses illegal children for political agenda while accusing Right of doing same.)
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To: Red Badger

Redskins’ or whatever the property owner wants it to be.

The trademark issue should be reversed and the people that made that decision JAILED!


34 posted on 06/20/2014 6:34:07 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: Red Badger

Redskins.


35 posted on 06/20/2014 6:34:26 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Red Badger
Their new name will be, Redskins, just as their old name was Redskins. And their new logo will be very similar to their old logo. The Bullits changed to the Wizzards but the NBA are wussies. The NFL not so much.
36 posted on 06/20/2014 6:36:14 AM PDT by Phlap (REDNECK@LIBARTS.EDU)
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To: Red Badger

Washington Redskins.


37 posted on 06/20/2014 6:37:07 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: Red Badger

Washington Jackboots?


38 posted on 06/20/2014 6:37:07 AM PDT by LibertyLA (fighting libtards and other giant government enablers!)
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To: Red Badger
Washington Redskins
39 posted on 06/20/2014 6:37:18 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Red Badger

Washington Red’s kins.


40 posted on 06/20/2014 6:37:42 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: isthisnickcool

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.


41 posted on 06/20/2014 6:37:55 AM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: Red Badger

Washington Redskin Potatoes ... Looking forward to seeing them play against the Edmonton Eskimo Pies.


42 posted on 06/20/2014 6:38:00 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: Red Badger

The Washington Neolithic Hunter-Gatherers


43 posted on 06/20/2014 6:38:05 AM PDT by GodBlessRonaldReagan (Surf music is the naked truth)
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To: Red Badger

Make it simple and screw them at the same time. Indians!


44 posted on 06/20/2014 6:38:19 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: LibertyLA

Los Pieles Rojos de Washington


45 posted on 06/20/2014 6:39:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Red Badger
The DCs - The District Carpetbaggers
46 posted on 06/20/2014 6:39:50 AM PDT by cll (Serviam!)
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To: Red Badger
Origin of State Names

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.

47 posted on 06/20/2014 6:40:07 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: Red Badger

The Washington Engines


48 posted on 06/20/2014 6:40:22 AM PDT by SolidRedState (I used to think bizarro world was a fiction.)
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To: Red Badger

Washington Kenyans
Washington Foreign Students


49 posted on 06/20/2014 6:40:44 AM PDT by Southern_Republican
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To: Red Badger
They’re correct, but it does allow others to use the name as they wish…the just can’t trademark it either.

The author of this article is completely wrong on trademark law. That statement is simply false.

50 posted on 06/20/2014 6:40:52 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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