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´Meet the Press´ weighs in on
Redskins name controversy

CBS News, by Ryan Wilson

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/7/2013 3:03:41 AM

On Saturday, President Barack Obama told the Associated Press that he would "think about changing" the Redskins team name because it offends “a sizable group of people." A day later, NBC´s Meet the Press addressed the issue, speaking with parties on both side of the fight. "The Redskins name has existed for 80 years," team attorney Lanny Davis said. "The original coach of the Redskins was a Native American, "This is about loving an athletic team. It´s not about disrespecting or disparaging anyone. But Davis´ explanation isn´t good enough for those who have a problem with the name, including the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Shucky, 10/7/2013 3:19:23 AM     (No. 9553659)

Most Native Americans polled about it aren´t offended. Why does everyone have to have their free expression curtailed by this or that small group of offended people? A lot of things offend me but I keep it to myself. Whatever happened to the spirit of the expression, "It´s a free country"?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Advocate, 10/7/2013 3:20:02 AM     (No. 9553660)

Obama introduced this for the same reason he does everything-chaos and division.
He is a narcissistic thug.
Who is this creature occupying the WH?
Indonesian? Kenyan? One thing we do know is that the putative father was already married -hence Barry Dunham aka Barry Soetero aka Barack HUSSEIN Obama is NOT and never was eligible to be POTUS and this fraud must be removed and all his appointees delegitimized.
Obama Administration is an anti American criminal/Islamist organization-RICO? Treason?
Benghazi is his legacy. Treason or Dereliction of duty? BOTH.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 10/7/2013 3:21:48 AM     (No. 9553661)

Dan Snyder for President!


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Reply 4 - Posted by: rfr46, 10/7/2013 4:10:17 AM     (No. 9553672)

I am starting to feel offended by a lot of things I see today.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 10/7/2013 5:02:21 AM     (No. 9553688)

..."Redskins" is here to stay. Thank you, Dan. Now can we get back to the pressing issues that are fouling up this country Mr. President?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mws50, 10/7/2013 5:51:38 AM     (No. 9553701)

There will always be mindless liberals who get offended by almost everything. We need to ignore them and continue on with our lives. Their opinions should be meaningless and of no consequence.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NancyD, 10/7/2013 5:58:58 AM     (No. 9553705)

When Lanny Davis becomes the voice of reason, we KNOW we´re in trouble.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 10/7/2013 6:32:24 AM     (No. 9553721)

Lessee -- the Nudibranchs? Fighting Tardigrades? The Sea Urchins? The Mold Spores?

Or, staying close to the reviled present name -- the SAAWDHTWAHBSTOBOCTHDATECFOTs?

[The Stone-Age Aborigines Who Didn´t Have The Wheel And ´Hunted´ By Stampeding Thousands Of Buffalo Over Cliffs To Horrible Deaths And Tortured Enemies Captured From Other Tribes.]

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 10/7/2013 6:50:00 AM     (No. 9553739)

Interesting information here: http://thebiglead.com/2012/11/06/nfl-political-donations-jerry-jones-and-daniel-snyder-gave-to-mitt-romney-mike-tomlin-to-barack-obama/

Maybe this is the reason Obie doesn´t like the Redskins. Above is a list of donation from the NFL. Same reason could apply to the shameless liberals at Meet the Press. I guess Lanny Davis is just an anomoly.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Janjan, 10/7/2013 7:01:42 AM     (No. 9553752)

If the liberals really believed wholeheartedly in ´the right to not be offended´ they would, at my request, cease to exist.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 10/7/2013 7:34:38 AM     (No. 9553776)

I suggest the name the Washington Whities

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 10/7/2013 8:43:14 AM     (No. 9553861)

Sad to say but I suspect that Davis, the blood-sucking lawyer, will side with whomever is paying him. His personal opinion is irrelevant.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/7/2013 11:50:34 AM     (No. 9554182)

Being offended, like happiness, is optional.

MYOB, Barry. And while I´m at it, FUBO.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: veritas, 10/7/2013 1:40:01 PM     (No. 9554365)

If this Lanny Davis is the same person as water-carrying smarm-meister Lanny Davis so deserving of contempt, he´s got the job because: a. it´s DC; and b. he has "ins" with vindictive Dems in power.

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