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Dan Snyder insists that the Redskins will never change their name.
Yahoo ^ | May 9, 2013 | Doug Farrar

Posted on 05/09/2013 2:54:04 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist

From fans to journalists to politicians -- and certainly many of Native American descent -- the Washington Redskins' team nickname is offensive. That much is clear. Congress weighed in this March, leaving some to wonder if these people didn't have anything better to do, but the controversy rolls along. On May 1, David Grosso, an independent District of Columbia councilman, introduced a bill that would have the Redskins changing a name that Grosso says is "racist and derogatory."

No matter where you stand on the issue, there's only one guy who's going to make the call to change the name, and that's team owner Daniel Snyder. And it should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with Snyder's headstrong ways that he's not going to change that name anytime soon.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nfl; redskins
I finally can say something positive about Dan Snyder.
1 posted on 05/09/2013 2:54:04 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: BlueStateRightist

HTTR! Not a Snyder fan in general, but he’s a winner on this issue. He’s been saying this for years.


2 posted on 05/09/2013 2:57:11 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: BlueStateRightist
B T T T ! ! ! ©

3 posted on 05/09/2013 3:00:43 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: BlueStateRightist
And RGIII!

RGIII: Americans ‘Held Hostage By The Tyranny Of Political Correctness’

4 posted on 05/09/2013 3:06:44 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Yes, but they’ve needed to change the owner for years.


5 posted on 05/09/2013 3:10:57 PM PDT by twister881
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To: BlueStateRightist

“I can finally say something positive about Dan Snyder”.

LOL.... ain’t that the truth!


6 posted on 05/09/2013 3:12:06 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: BlueStateRightist

When will the bullets change their name?


7 posted on 05/09/2013 3:17:09 PM PDT by DaveyB (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. -John Adams)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Doug Farrar is an idiot. Congress has done NOTHING. City Council has done nothing. But Farrar says they have weighed in. Idiot. Nobody cares about this except the few who want the name changed. they should focus their ire on the NAACP! You know what that stands for.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 3:35:32 PM PDT by Captain Jack Aubrey (There's not a moment to lose.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

What about the “Washington Elitist Nincompoops”? /s;)


9 posted on 05/09/2013 3:52:54 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: BlueStateRightist

From fans to journalists to politicians — and certainly many of Native American descent — the Washington Redskins’ team nickname is offensive. That much is clear.

No it’s not. I’m a fan. I’m of American Indian (who aren’t “native”) descent. I’m not offended.

KMA Yahoo.

/not directed at you BlueStateRightist


10 posted on 05/09/2013 4:04:29 PM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: DaveyB

They did - their the Washington Wizards now.


11 posted on 05/09/2013 4:07:19 PM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: ro_dreaming

Ouch - their. LOL.

They are, that is.


12 posted on 05/09/2013 4:07:39 PM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: BlueStateRightist

What about the Washington Senators?


13 posted on 05/09/2013 4:08:34 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Revolting cat!
What about the Washington Senators?

What about the Ottawa Senators?

I never took Latin, but I'm pretty sure their logo isn't a senator.

14 posted on 05/09/2013 4:15:53 PM PDT by x
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To: Revolting cat!

Here are a few names that would make sense for the current regime:
1) The WASHINGTON STAND DOWNS
2) The WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT COVERUPS
3) The WASHINGTON Why does it matters
4) THE WASHINGTON It was a Video
5) THE WASHINGTON Progressive anti american democrats
6) The WASHINGTON 4 DEAD IN BENHGAZI’s


15 posted on 05/09/2013 4:23:17 PM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: BlueStateRightist

A few idiots find the name offensive. Fugg ‘em.


16 posted on 05/09/2013 5:01:51 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: spawn44

I kind of like The WASHINGTON BOHICAS.


17 posted on 05/09/2013 5:10:08 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: spawn44

The Washington Conspirators.

Hey, that’d actually be popular.


18 posted on 05/09/2013 5:35:47 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: BlueStateRightist
"We'll never change the name. It's that simple. NEVER -- you can use caps."

-Daniel Snyder-

19 posted on 05/10/2013 3:41:08 AM PDT by Hoodat (I stand with Rand.)
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To: DaveyB
I still call them the Bullets.


20 posted on 05/10/2013 3:44:17 AM PDT by Hoodat (I stand with Rand.)
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Danny boy, I used to like him until he started to blame everyone else for his team’s woes. Lucky for him that the latest pile of poo he stepped into finally turned into gold n the form of Bobby (as his mother calls him).

I’m glad they’re resisting this but he won’t own the team forever and if the league is still around long enough for him to sell, the new owners will change the name. I hear Whooping Cranes is available.


21 posted on 05/10/2013 3:50:04 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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