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Redskins radio license challenged, team
name called ´profanity,´ ´hate crime´

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 9/3/2014 10:46:09 AM

One of Washington´s top litigators with a record of cowing Big Tobacco and Washington´s Cosmos Club has filed a petition with the FCC challenging the license of a radio station owned by the Washington Redskins, a name he dubbed “profanity,” and a “hate crime.” John Banzhaf, a public interest law professor at George Washington University, said that the license of station WWXX-FM (ESPN 980) should not be renewed because it repeatedly uses the "ethnic slur" "Redskins," the type of "profanity" the agency has blocked in the past. The key opening paragraph in his petition to the Federal Communications Commission: “Petitioner John F. Banzhaf

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Never have I seen such utter and complete insanity coming from the radical leftists. It is horrifying to see this outrageous behavior and the pathetic, sick behavior of the media who support it. When they are finished with the Redskins they will just move on to another ripe target they will attack and destroy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kono, 9/3/2014 10:54:08 AM     (No. 9991790)

My response to Banzhaf is a string of actual profanities... inside a profanity-laced diatribe... followed by another profanity, for good measure.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Polecat49, 9/3/2014 10:54:46 AM     (No. 9991791)

This so-called professor is a prime example of what the American higher education system has turned into. GWU has received their last dollar from me.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 9/3/2014 11:00:44 AM     (No. 9991799)

Banzhaf needs to cinch his thong up a little tighter.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 9/3/2014 11:14:52 AM     (No. 9991831)

Wow! A predatory lawyer doing another shakedown operation. I guess that he´s run out of ambulances to chase.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 9/3/2014 11:16:23 AM     (No. 9991833)

Just a thought... With all the ´outcry´ against the word Redskins, imagine the ´outcry´ if anyone said anything negative against Liz Warren. A minority and a woman. Oh my goodness! I can see a sick ploy to run her for president, and then nobody in the media would ever say anything about her. It worked for Obama.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zoidberg, 9/3/2014 11:24:21 AM     (No. 9991841)

Is there a lawyer here who can say whether or not Banzhaf has standing for this lawsuit?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: god of irony, 9/3/2014 12:13:38 PM     (No. 9991909)

As a Choctaw find it highly offensive and racist that this idiot professor thinks he has the right to speak for me.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JustRight, 9/3/2014 12:23:07 PM     (No. 9991919)

Right on - changed the name and drop "Washington" since that name brings shame to the team.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: marthaville, 9/3/2014 12:25:14 PM     (No. 9991926)

Banzhaf is all about the money. Whether he is a football fan or not, who knows. It´s the money. Tobacco, fast food restaurants, and now the Redskins. Banzhaf is a despicable piece of garbage. It´s all about the money. The money. Understand. The money.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mark34, 9/3/2014 12:28:03 PM     (No. 9991931)

It´s not a lawsuit; it´s a petition to the FCC. I think anybody can petition the FCC.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mark34, 9/3/2014 12:46:27 PM     (No. 9991982)

It´s time to start buying Washington Redskins merchandise as an investment. If these agitators have their way in banishing the Redskins name, the value of paraphernalia with the words "Washington Redskins" will probably rise significantly. Every cloud has a silver lining.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Smart11344, 9/3/2014 12:49:41 PM     (No. 9991991)

Another cheap, ambulance chasing lawyer looking for his 15 minutes of fame. Pal, you know where to go! You won´t need any winter clothing.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 9/3/2014 12:49:42 PM     (No. 9991992)

@#10: Regardless, it is using our federal govn in an attempt to coerce a private business into doing something against their will. If the ´Redskin´ name falls, so will others sports teams, business, etc. It takes one rolling snowflake to start an avalanche.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 9/3/2014 1:01:00 PM     (No. 9992016)

Makes you long for the days when there was a ´family ´ somewhere that could go have a little talk with a guy like this.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: zoidberg, 9/3/2014 1:10:18 PM     (No. 9992029)

I´m with #14. Banzhaf should wake up with a horse´s head in his bed.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: booneboy, 9/3/2014 2:08:13 PM     (No. 9992111)

Heck, let’s do away with all Indian names used in the USA (attached to any place or thing or used in print). Mississippi is an Indian word meaning “the Father of Waters,” I find that offensive that the names of our rivers are in an Indian language. The Government should just call it by its English name, "The Father of Waters". Now let’s extrapolate and make all Indian names in the USA into the English translation.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Japanorama, 9/3/2014 4:00:43 PM     (No. 9992302)

Leftists want Indians forgotten.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: kono, 9/3/2014 8:30:35 PM     (No. 9992632)

#15 - how would you find room for that, when the bed already has huge horse´s ass in it?

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