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Lewis, Holmes Norton urge Washington
Redskins to change team name

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Bob Cusack

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 3/5/2013 11:12:20 AM

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) are urging the Washington Redskins to seriously consider changing the team’s name. Lewis, a civil-rights hero, told The Hill that “we have to be sensitive” to the concerns that the name is offensive to some people. He said the NFL team “should consider” a name change, pointing out that he has been asked similar questions about the Atlanta Braves’s “Tomahawk Chop,” which has attracted criticism from Native American groups. In a phone interview on Monday, Norton said,

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It´s not that there aren´t more pressing issues to be concerned about in Congress. s/o OTH, maybe it´s best they are involved with moronic issues like this and are not corrupting serious ones.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 3/5/2013 11:16:39 AM     (No. 9209311)

Just give in and start calling yourselves The Washington Loving Homosexuals. Just accept the inevitable. To celebrate, you can host ´´sodomize a Cub Scout´´ night.

Let´s face it, nothing else will satisfy the PC crowd that is quickly destroying this nation.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 3/5/2013 11:17:11 AM     (No. 9209312)

How about the Washington Revenuers?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: miceal, 3/5/2013 11:18:16 AM     (No. 9209313)

Ditto´s OP! Eleanor Holmes Norton, just what is her status other than a rubber stamp for the liberals? John Lewis...a "civil-rights hero?" Really? I find him offensive and racist....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: someshoes, 3/5/2013 11:23:12 AM     (No. 9209318)

Washington Hustlers?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tatterdemalion, 3/5/2013 11:23:41 AM     (No. 9209320)

How about the Washington Sequesterers?

too easy ....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 3/5/2013 11:25:01 AM     (No. 9209323)

Lewis nd Holmes-Norton - a pathological liar and a tax cheat, respectively. But the press gives them a pass because of their pigmentation. They have no credibility with me, and Dan Snyder should tell them both what they can do with their suggestion.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stevendm, 3/5/2013 11:30:13 AM     (No. 9209340)

I vote for The Washington Liars.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: beca, 3/5/2013 11:31:38 AM     (No. 9209346)

tell all three if they dont like it to stick it where the sun dont shine....not to watch or attend games and to get the heck out of the redskins business......sniveling busybodies...............

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Northcross, 3/5/2013 11:35:49 AM     (No. 9209352)

Note that no actual redskins wanted the name changed, only blackskins.

If it must be changed, I vote for the Washington Grifters.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 3/5/2013 11:37:05 AM     (No. 9209356)

The Washington Foreskins
The Washington Potato Skins
The Washington Taxpayer-Skinners
The Washington Red Diaper Doper Babies

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Reply 11 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 3/5/2013 11:46:46 AM     (No. 9209376)

To #01´s point, how about the Washington Men in Black?

That would get past the Black complaining and let the team wear scary-looking black uniforms, like the Oakland Raiders...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: peasantnumberthree, 3/5/2013 11:48:05 AM     (No. 9209380)

Whoops - I meant #10, not #01. Dyslexic fingers this morning. Sorry!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: krause, 3/5/2013 11:49:10 AM     (No. 9209385)

Small-minded politicians found an issue within their IQ.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: phillyred, 3/5/2013 11:54:12 AM     (No. 9209398)

How about the Washington Wasters?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: NYBruin, 3/5/2013 12:10:32 PM     (No. 9209440)

Right after the National Association for the Advancement of COLORED People changes THEIR racist name! /s

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Reply 16 - Posted by: MariettaGator, 3/5/2013 12:17:17 PM     (No. 9209451)

On behalf of gay Americans I demand that the Packers change their name to something less offensive...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 3/5/2013 12:24:34 PM     (No. 9209474)

The Green Bay Fudgemakers

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Reply 18 - Posted by: shamus, 3/5/2013 12:29:24 PM     (No. 9209482)

How about the Washington Parasites?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Flipper3, 3/5/2013 12:30:31 PM     (No. 9209485)

I urge those two utter wastes of oxygen, Lewis and Holmes Norton, to change their obnoxious personalities to something less offensive.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 3/5/2013 12:32:14 PM     (No. 9209490)

Where does Elizabeth Warren, America´s latest leadership embarassment, stand on this weighty matter?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: fljack, 3/5/2013 12:34:08 PM     (No. 9209496)

More congressional racists have spoken.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: GO3, 3/5/2013 12:36:19 PM     (No. 9209503)

You want a name change? How about the Landover Redskins?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/5/2013 12:41:52 PM     (No. 9209516)

I don´t hear anybody complaining but black racists like the ones here.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lana720, 3/5/2013 12:47:48 PM     (No. 9209531)

Note to these two ninnies: SHUT UP!!!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Flipper3, 3/5/2013 12:50:10 PM     (No. 9209536)

How ´bout the Pigford Redskins?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: mrduc, 3/5/2013 12:53:44 PM     (No. 9209545)

So, where are all the white folks whining about the N.E. Patriots or the Texas Rangers? Those mascots depicting white folk jumping around sure are offensive. /s/ Grow up already and focus on counting your slot machine and roulette wampum to cheer yourselves up.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: snowcloud, 3/5/2013 12:55:50 PM     (No. 9209552)

The Washington Grifters.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/5/2013 12:56:33 PM     (No. 9209554)

As a father of 3, I object to the name San Diego Padres.

....and thanks for the "Packers" joke.

Made my day.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: gdub2, 3/5/2013 12:58:46 PM     (No. 9209560)

Washington Whiners

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 3/5/2013 1:03:04 PM     (No. 9209570)

I like "Washington Taxpayer Skinners"- Not catchy, but accurate.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: JudithC, 3/5/2013 1:04:40 PM     (No. 9209574)

I´m so exhausted with blacks and their demands intended to force whatever they want "or else" that I don´t know what to do. Lewis is a big mouth stupid man who only has to get up in the morning to look like a fool and then prove it when he speaks about anything. For that matter, when he talks he sounds like he has a mouth full of potatoes and you can´t understand a word. And he´s supposed to be some kind of hero? He´s a racist of the first order. And Norton? She has shorter hair and is more easily understood but the words each uses mean the same which is do it our way or we´ll make your lives so miserable you´ll wish you were dead.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Bevan, 3/5/2013 1:04:41 PM     (No. 9209575)

The Washington Five Round Magazines.
RGIII can´t win without enough weapons.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 3/5/2013 1:32:55 PM     (No. 9209615)

Exactly No. 10, the Indians are not insulted. Why don´t black people get their noses out of it? I have an Indian ancestress who married into my father´s side of the family in the 1630´s and, for what it´s worth, in her memory I give my consent for the Redskins to remain the Redskins.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: pickle1, 3/5/2013 1:34:30 PM     (No. 9209623)

Geez

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Reply 35 - Posted by: rmagnus, 3/5/2013 1:45:12 PM     (No. 9209638)

Washington Scalpers

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Reply 36 - Posted by: lakerman1, 3/5/2013 1:57:14 PM     (No. 9209650)

Ghetto rats?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: pineledger, 3/5/2013 2:07:28 PM     (No. 9209672)

Wonder what they think about the New Zealand All Blacks?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Mike43, 3/6/2013 2:31:30 PM     (No. 9211717)

From Wikipedia: "The team´s home stadium is FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland."

So how about the Maryland Redskins? Solves the problem by shutting up Lewis and Holmes Norton.

Heh heh.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: LamontCranston, 3/6/2013 2:46:50 PM     (No. 9211737)

Simple solution. Replace the Native American on the helmet with a Russian Hammer and sickle and KEEP the name. Now Washington is rooting for the commies. The libs in Congress, should, theoretically, love it!

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Reply 40 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/6/2013 3:08:01 PM     (No. 9211761)

Silly me!

All this time I thought the Redskins were named after those little red potatoes.

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The first step is admitting… It was a simple question to someone accustomed to much tougher ones: What was her proudest achievement as secretary of state? But for a moment, Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing recently before a friendly audience at a women’s forum in Manhattan, seemed flustered.(Snip)So…no definitive successes and some clear-cut failures. And that’s the generous New York Times assessment. The Democrat fantasy story about Mrs. Clinton paints her as strong and accomplished on her own. In reality, this is a woman who is professionally defined almost entirely by two men in her life, both of whom happen to have

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
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Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations


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