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No problems in the world so let's get the Redskins
American Thinker ^ | 06/19/2014 | Silivo Canto Jr.

Posted on 06/19/2014 7:02:51 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

It must be a Garden of Eden out there because the federal government has the time to go after the Redskins, known around Dallas as NFL enemy #1.

According to a "trademark" decision, the US government is now in the business of determining whether or not a team mascot discriminates against a group.

Who is next? Will the Obama administration soon decide that American Thinker discriminates against Americans who don't think?

The decision is absurd and I hope that Mr Snyder, and fans all over, stand up against this nonsense.

The decision also comes at a time when there are so many problems on the president's desk.

In Iraq, The New York Times reports that the big oil refinery may be lost to terrorists.

Wonder what that will do to the price of gas the next time that the fans drive to the stadium to watch the Washington "whatever their new name" is?

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; dncstrategy; harryreid; nfl; redskins

1 posted on 06/19/2014 7:02:51 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Thank Harry “I am old and slow” Reid.


2 posted on 06/19/2014 7:05:01 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: SeekAndFind

I think they need to rename the Cowboys, the republicans.

and the redskins need to become the democrats.


3 posted on 06/19/2014 7:05:15 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: staytrue

I am a real cowboy and am offended at the Dallas name.


4 posted on 06/19/2014 7:06:26 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: SeekAndFind

Political correctness is out of control.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 7:06:46 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Are Redskins and Dr. Oz more important than the lawlessness of the 0bama regime?
I think not.

6 posted on 06/19/2014 7:08:03 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: SeekAndFind

Have the ‘Rats choreographed the news for the next 2+ years?

I’m wondering if they’ve used focus groups and central planning to create a roadmap of news to make and create. Sure, there will be the usual ad-hoc unknowable things they don’t expect. But that notwithstanding, I suspect they have a bag of news stuffs, and a plan to whip one out every few days to run the clock...


7 posted on 06/19/2014 7:08:50 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: SeekAndFind

I guess Obama and his goons have never heard of international trademarks... I’m sure the redskins have the trademark in other countries as well as the U.S. If so, the Redskin name is still protected in the U.S. via treaty under the Madrid system for the international registration of marks.

From wiki:

The Madrid system (officially the Madrid system for the international registration of marks) is the primary international system for facilitating the registration of trademarks in multiple jurisdictions around the world. Its legal basis is the multilateral treaty Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks of 1891, as well as the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement (1989).


8 posted on 06/19/2014 7:11:32 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: staytrue
How conservatives can be banned from using Microsoft services

Say Washington Redskins and Microsoft 'gits you?'

9 posted on 06/19/2014 7:11:56 AM PDT by blam
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To: SeekAndFind

This is so embarrassing as a country. Our national economy is in shambles. Our standing in the international scene is a joke but our congress and federal government have other priorities. What the hell is so important about changing the name of a football team? If they want to give the team a name more reflective of their city they should be renamed the Washington Destroyers. That city has done nothing but destroy the financial and social institutions of this nation.


10 posted on 06/19/2014 7:13:46 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: SeekAndFind
They don't have to change the name, just the logo:


11 posted on 06/19/2014 7:15:18 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: SeekAndFind



12 posted on 06/19/2014 7:15:48 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SeekAndFind
Simple solution – just change the logo.

 photo Redskins_zps403f33a0.png

13 posted on 06/19/2014 7:16:51 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: SeekAndFind

If nothing else, maybe, and I do mean MAYBE, this will awaken some American’s who sole purpose in life is monitoring professional sports.....


14 posted on 06/19/2014 7:20:09 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: SeekAndFind
Really offend Harry Reid and the liberals.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 7:22:35 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: BitWielder1

Good point. Reid’s senate is taking on issues that are safe for them. They are running out the clock until the next charade election comes along.

As for the Redskins, my thought is that the owner ought to tell Reid that they are making plans to relocate to an American city. And remind them of the economic impact of that.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 7:26:17 AM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is the CPUSA)
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To: FatherofFive
Or Washington Redshirts.

I would like to lobby for changing it to...(drum roll, please!)...


The Washington Fightin' Whities!
17 posted on 06/19/2014 7:28:56 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The USPTO did the same exact thing to the Redskins in 1999, and got defeated in court a few years later. The same thing will happen this time.


18 posted on 06/19/2014 7:42:25 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: SeekAndFind

US government just KILLED FREE SPEECH ,the first amendment protects the Redskins ,but not in The Obama World


19 posted on 06/19/2014 7:50:57 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: SeekAndFind

Washington can change their name to the Red Chinese, it’ll fit right in since China owns this country and it will be that much more fun when the N.Y. Giants crush them.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 9:04:56 AM PDT by Jeremiah Jr (EL CHaI)
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh yea. Lets go after the politically incorrect, because, after all, it isn’t like we have a poser illegitimate president in office who is using his powers unconstitutionally, and weaponizing the IRS against his enemies, and bypassing the limits of his office to get around laws, turning this nation into a socialistic third world country,,, or something...


21 posted on 06/19/2014 9:17:55 AM PDT by Wildbill22 (They have us surrounded again, the poor bastards- Gen Creighton Williams Abrams)
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To: SeekAndFind

Apparently no one told the “natives” in Tuba City that Redskins was offensive...

http://webserve.tcusd.org/TubaCityHighSchool/


22 posted on 06/19/2014 12:27:34 PM PDT by kaktuskid
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