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New Windsor Terrace bar drops ‘Mohawk Tavern’ {deemed offensive"
New York Daily News ^ | May 9, 2014 | NATALIE MUSUMECI

Posted on 05/10/2014 6:57:03 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey

A newly opened “upstate”-themed bar in Windsor Terrace christened “Mohawk Tavern” in April has dropped the name after locals and Native Americans cried foul. “Once we heard the comments and people of Native American ancestry come in and say it was offensive, we figured it would be best to change the name out of respect for them,” said owner Paul Hamill, who will switch the pub’s name to “Adirondacks” in honor of the park and mountain range.

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Adirondack - An Algonquian tribe of Indians who formerly lived north of the St. Lawrence River. The Mohawk gave them the name Adirondack, which meant "They Eat Trees," ......

Oh that ought to fix the problem...

1 posted on 05/10/2014 6:57:03 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Possibly the worst politically correct people in our entire nation are the lazy, tribal-obsessed activist American Indian.


2 posted on 05/10/2014 6:59:12 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

No more firewater sales I guess.


3 posted on 05/10/2014 7:01:09 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

So now an actual formal tribe name is ‘offensive’? How will the native american tribes distinguish themselves from one another? Will they use numbers?


4 posted on 05/10/2014 7:02:12 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: miss marmelstein

They seem to have little else on their minds dont they.

Benghazi? thats “the white man’s” problem....evidently


5 posted on 05/10/2014 7:02:35 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Right Brother
tribe 392..has just found the name "tribe 392.".....offensive


developing...
6 posted on 05/10/2014 7:04:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

He should have named it “Rollover” in honor of himself.


7 posted on 05/10/2014 7:04:16 AM PDT by Patriot365
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To: Patriot365

The Rollover Tavern.. WHAT a name!!


8 posted on 05/10/2014 7:05:13 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Howabout “the Firewater Tavern”?


9 posted on 05/10/2014 7:06:55 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is my tag!)
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To: Right Brother

Pointing out politically correct idiocy is a thoughtcrime.

We have always been at war with Eastasia, and the name of the bar has always been Adirondack.


10 posted on 05/10/2014 7:07:19 AM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: SgtHooper

Ugh!! Firewater ...Good Name.. Kemosabe!!


11 posted on 05/10/2014 7:08:33 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: TheGipperWasRight

If the local offendees knew what the word adirondack meant they might not be so unhappy with the name mohawk


12 posted on 05/10/2014 7:10:21 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I have the inside scoop on Injuns through a friend who has to deal with them - activists, I mean. Not the poor slob on some reservation run by the feds. They are narcissistic cry babies who get upset if they see someone wearing turquoise. I don’t think any of these activists contribute a dime to help their people who are stuck in poverty and hopelessness.


13 posted on 05/10/2014 7:11:42 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

From war party warriors to pity party poopers in 3 generations... Here’s something that might help the ‘tribal-obsessed activist American Indian’:

http://thoughtcatalog.com/caelan-hughes/2013/09/how-to-have-a-super-fun-pity-party-in-10-easy-steps/

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From the above link:

1. Start with circumstance

Now, of course you can throw a pity party for the heck of it, but usually to pity yourself to the degree of an actual party you need to have a motive.

2. Loathe and pity yourself

To do this right you need to loathe yourself and your situation, but instead of letting that angry fester to maybe even inspire you to do something about it, let it bubble up but then quickly turn it into pity.

Ask yourself, why did this happen to you?

Why is your life so miserable?

Why is everyone unfair to you?

How is this fair?

Questions like that will fuel the pity, and just make sure you keep the pity going, if someone tries to talk to you deny everything positive they say.
3. Crawl under your comforter

It’s safe here.


14 posted on 05/10/2014 7:14:05 AM PDT by GOPJ ( Are we finally going to get a smidgen of truth? - - Freeper Veto!)
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To: miss marmelstein

The nerve of these Indians using such offensive words to describe themselves.


15 posted on 05/10/2014 7:14:54 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: MeshugeMikey
Looking forward to New York renaming the cities of Utica, Tonawanda and others soon.

HA! Riiiiight.

16 posted on 05/10/2014 7:15:10 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Texas Eagle

Ton-o Wanda might be found particularly offenseive to the Extremely- Obese-American “Community”?


17 posted on 05/10/2014 7:19:12 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: miss marmelstein

Turquoise Pride?


18 posted on 05/10/2014 7:19:45 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: GOPJ

LOL.

I only wish my friend’s Indian clients knew how they are mocked behind their backs. Even by libs! Constant jokes about fire water, reservations, tepees, you name it.


19 posted on 05/10/2014 7:21:09 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Also, don’t be caught wearing beads. The mere sight of a bead (even on a Bob Mackie gown!) gets them riled.


20 posted on 05/10/2014 7:22:20 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

they must have had a collective fit back in the days when everyone wanted to dress like a HIPPY!!


21 posted on 05/10/2014 7:24:56 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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Oh, oh....one of my all-time favorite movies is "Drums Along the Mohawk".

Soon to be re-named, I suppose, to "Drums In and Around the Adirondacks".

Leni

22 posted on 05/10/2014 7:30:52 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: MeshugeMikey
"Pussy's Pub" would have been more appropriate.
23 posted on 05/10/2014 7:30:58 AM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama - "I will stand with the Muslims")
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The Mohawk gave them the name Adirondack, which meant "They Eat Trees,

Beat me to it!

That has to be the dumbest substitution ever to avoid charges of offending minorities.

Idiots!

24 posted on 05/10/2014 7:31:48 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "...[willful] ignorance is the opiate of academic elites." - Mike Adams [BN edit])
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To: BwanaNdege

The They Eat Trees Bar? GREAT IDEA!!


25 posted on 05/10/2014 7:32:43 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: miss marmelstein

Behind closed doors everyone is mocked.
And everyone hates everyone else.
Blacks mock all,Hispanics same,Asians same, whites same.
I have relatives and friends in all the above categories and the things I’ve heard make my eyes spin.


26 posted on 05/10/2014 7:34:24 AM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Can liberals still go to the barber and get one of ‘them Mohawks?


27 posted on 05/10/2014 7:35:36 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: miss marmelstein

I’ll start listening after they go after the fake indian, Elizabeth Warren.


28 posted on 05/10/2014 7:37:14 AM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I think dropping the name is a good move.

All things Indian should be forgotten, wiped from our societal memory. Removing any and Indian names is a good start.


29 posted on 05/10/2014 7:38:00 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator.)
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To: miss marmelstein

Tell me about it; I worked for a “tribe” here in Connecticut for a year and ten days, but who’s counting? There was more real Indian blood at a st Patrick’s day parade than in this “tribe” but they behaved as if they just prevailed at little big horn. Insufferable, grasping, drug addicted, drunks with about five exceptions.


30 posted on 05/10/2014 7:38:08 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

that name has probably already been “taken”


31 posted on 05/10/2014 7:39:41 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MinuteGal

revisionism knows no boundries.....

imagine an all out attack on all names titles which could be construed to be OFFENSIVE

CRAZY PEOPLE could PROTEST my use of the word MESHUGE!!


32 posted on 05/10/2014 7:41:19 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: C210N
apparantly some have been..


33 posted on 05/10/2014 7:43:04 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

34 posted on 05/10/2014 7:47:12 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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I wonder if they're allowed to serve this:


35 posted on 05/10/2014 7:47:17 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I live around the corner from this bar. It is very small - basically just the bar and a couple stools. It can’t be more than 700 sq ft. I mention this because the only folks who go there are those who live in a 2 or 3 block radius from it. The whole brouhaha started when two whiners on an utterly obscure blog started bitching in the comments section of an article mentioning that there was a new bar in WT. So now the pathetic founders want to call it Adirondack. However, that is an Indian word too, so it should be condemned as well.

One final comment. The venue was an empty storefront for almost a year. A few weeks after it was emptied by the previous establishment (a tiny coffee shop), the owner of the building put up a large NRA poster in the window, along with a USMC bumper sticker. I didn’t see or read of anyone whining about that, even though practically all the cars in my hood have Obama and Coexist stickers on their bumpers. I have to wonder what the building owner thinks of all this stupidity.


36 posted on 05/10/2014 7:51:11 AM PDT by rotstan
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This is so rich! In Columbus Ohio, we have a restaurant called THE OLD MOHAWK, which has been in business since 1933, originally famous for its turtle soup. It is located in upscale, trendy, historic German Village. German village has the highest percentage of LGBT in Columbus, and The Mohawk is a favorite restaurant for the community. Now I see it differently, just a bunch of homosexuals eating murdered turtles prepared by racists who mock Indians.


37 posted on 05/10/2014 7:54:27 AM PDT by Toespi
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The They Eat Trees Bar? GREAT IDEA!!

Sierra Club will be all over that with a Cease & Desist order!

38 posted on 05/10/2014 7:57:06 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "...[willful] ignorance is the opiate of academic elites." - Mike Adams [BN edit])
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To: MeshugeMikey

Put a few coin operated PINBALL game machines in and call it the MOHAWK BAR AND CASINO!


39 posted on 05/10/2014 7:58:30 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: BwanaNdege

lets not give short schrift to PETATG...the People For The Ethical Treatment of All Things Green!!


40 posted on 05/10/2014 8:03:44 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Yo-Yo

OH HEAVENS!!! Dreadful


41 posted on 05/10/2014 8:04:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: rotstan

the buildings owner may be the secret target here

no matter what name is chosen that support for the NRA....is likely to be a thorn on somebodies side...

“practically all the cars in my hood have Obama and Coexist stickers on their bumpers. I”

I live in a similar “climate”..

My condolances


42 posted on 05/10/2014 8:06:31 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: rotstan

He should just change the name to “Pander Inn” or claim his own tribal bloodline with “Bo-hi-cah Tavern”


43 posted on 05/10/2014 8:06:47 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Firewater, heap bad medicine. Ugh.


44 posted on 05/10/2014 8:08:25 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: miss marmelstein

“I have the inside scoop on Injuns through a friend who has to deal with them - activists, I mean.”

Community organizer?


45 posted on 05/10/2014 8:12:07 AM PDT by Rannug ("all enemies, foreign and domestic")
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To: MeshugeMikey

Oh look, another group of hyper offended American pussies.

How unique and rare ;/


46 posted on 05/10/2014 8:17:09 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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there`s only 11,400,000 other entities using the word "Mohawk: viz'

Mohawks have morphed into George III and deny the first amendment

Mohawk NY Real Estate - 24 Homes For Sale - Zillow www.zillow.com/mohawk-ny/‎

Mohawk Paper Mills Incorporated

Address: 465 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047 Phone:(518) 237-1740

www.mohawkflooring.com/‎

CALHOUN, Georgia, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) today announced 2014 first quarter net earnings of $81 million and ...

The Mohawk | Austin, Texas mohawkaustin.com/‎ Green Room & Bar. MOHAWK

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area : Home www.mohawkmtn.com/‎ Mohawk Mountain Ski Area

Our Webcam. Click here to View. Mohawk Mountain is now accepting applications for the position of Head Coach of the Mohawk Mountain Alpine Race Team.

Mohawk Cable: Fiber optic cables Manufacturer, copper ... www.mohawk-cable.com/‎ Mohawk Cable designs and manufactures cable and connectivity solutions for communications and broadcast networks.

MOHAWK GENERAL STORE mohawkgeneralstore.com/‎ Mohawk General Store 4011 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029 (323) 669-1601 - info@mohawkgeneralstore.com Mon-Sat 11am - 7pm - Sun 11am - 6pm.

Mohawk Canoes

mohawkcanoes.com/‎ Manufactures and sells canoes and accessories, sold factory direct.

Mohawk Flush Doors - a Masonite Company

www.mohawkdoors.com/‎ On behalf of more than five-hundred Mohawk employees and associates, I would like to welcome you to our family of products. For more than fifty years, Mohawk ...

Mohawk Bend | Commitment to Craft mohawk.la/‎

Out of State Brewery for May: Birra del Borgo from Borgorose, Italy. We will have a selection of Birra del Borgo brews throughout the month of May.

47 posted on 05/10/2014 8:20:25 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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LOL - great comment Balding Eagle...


48 posted on 05/10/2014 8:22:10 AM PDT by GOPJ (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator. - - Freeper Balding_Eagle)
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To: Patriot365

Except he didn’t roll over. He went one better.


49 posted on 05/10/2014 8:24:11 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee please come home we miss you! ~ Ăž)
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To: Rannug

No. When theaters take money from the gov or have those 501 C 3s or 7s, I forget, they must do plays about Injuns. Here in the northeast we are stuck with the boring Lanapes and Piscataways. I mean, not even a Sioux or a Cheyanne or a Ward Churchill!

And then the lugubrious Indians show up to inform you that you are a bigoted whitey - and hey, is that painting on the wall in your office some put down of our fine tribal traditions???? Picasso? What phony tribe is that???

And from there, you’d rather eat glass than hang out with these people.


50 posted on 05/10/2014 8:26:27 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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