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Obama Wants To Rename Washington Redskins

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Presented with little comment but to ask what next? The New York Mediums? The Oakland Privateers? The Cleveland Beiges? The Atlanta Cowards?

 

The President explains his reasoning at 19:50...

 

Via AP,

President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Redskins, he would "think about changing" the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans.

 

Obama, in an interview with The Associated Press, said team names like the Redskins offend "a sizable group of people." He said that while fans get attached to the nicknames, nostalgia may not be a good enough reason to keep them in place.

 

"I don't know whether our attachment to a particular name should override the real legitimate concerns that people have about these things," he said in the interview, which was conducted Friday.

 

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the president appeared to come down on the side of those who have sharply criticized the football team's name, noting that Indians "feel pretty strongly" about mascots and team names that depict negative stereotypes about their heritage.

 

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Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:36 | 4026208 moroots
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Thanks for keeping your eye on the important issues facing our country, President Debt Bro!

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:44 | 4026219 hedgeless_horseman
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Divide et impera is the MOST important issue for those in power.  Why else do you think TPTB selected such a divisive president? 

"Divide et impera, the reprobated axiom of tyranny, is under certain (some) qualifications, the only policy, by which a republic can be administered on just principles." In Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch by Immanuel Kant (1795), Appendix one, Divide et impera is the third of three political maxims, the others being Fac et excusa (Act now, and make excuses later) and Si fecisti, nega (when you commit a crime, deny it).

Elements of this technique involve:

    creating or encouraging divisions among the subjects to prevent alliances that could challenge the sovereign
    aiding and promoting those who are willing to cooperate with the sovereign
    fostering distrust and enmity between local rulers
    encouraging meaningless expenditures that reduce the capability for political and military spending

Historically, this strategy was used in many different ways by empires seeking to expand their territories.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divide_and_rule

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:43 | 4026237 I am more equal...
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I would like to rename the president to 'impeached' or 'resigned' and now former president.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:46 | 4026246 Skateboarder
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Is this nigga serious....

*shakes head and walks out of room*

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:57 | 4026265 DoChenRollingBearing
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The Washington GLTB Rainblow Coalition Team Members (Only Voluntary, Except in a National Emergency)

WGLTBRCTM(OVENE).  That is the proper name for the DC football team.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:11 | 4026312 TruthInSunshine
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NerObama is such a fitting nickname for zero.

He is narcissistic enough to actually screw around with PC shit like this while the nation is on fire. People should pitch in to buy him a fiddle to play, too.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:18 | 4026333 knukles
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Didju all hear the 49ers in order to be more sensitive, diverse and inclusive have signed a quadriplegic running back?

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:46 | 4026403 Pegasus Muse
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Barry Hussein O'Blamer needs a new name that better descibes his natural je ne sais quoi.  

Barry the Ass Wipe works for me.   

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:49 | 4026429 max2205
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Baltimore Rappers...oh wait, that's racist

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:01 | 4026471 smlbizman
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washington tryvons...cause if o'asshole had a team......

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:09 | 4026492 chunga
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Everything in Washington blows no matter what you call it.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:21 | 4026518 The Alarmist
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We'll call them the K-Street Kickin' Krew ....

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:45 | 4026576 GetZeeGold
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Glad to hear the President has his finger on the pulse of America.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:34 | 4026662 krispkritter
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This retard makes other retards think he's retarded.  

I want a new Amendment. Any time a POTUS' approval rating goes below 50%, we get to hold a lottery for an average citizen to replace their ass and they lose their bennies and SS protection.  I don't care if they put in the "Ain't Nobody Got Time fo Dat!" lady.  Anyone would make this POS look inept...

Can't wait for the Tampa Bay Sailor Boys.  That's right up his 'alley' if you get my drift...

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:51 | 4026701 Manthong
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I would think about changing the name too, but not to assuage racial touchiness, but just to have a moniker that is more fitting.

How about the “Washington Brigands”? .. or “The Bandittis”?

Maybe “The Swinging Slimy Swindlers”.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:56 | 4026713 mjcOH1
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Is there any NFL bylaw that would preclude the Washington Cocksuckers as a name?   It's just a natural fit.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 23:12 | 4027014 NoDebt
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Forgive me if I'm out of touch, but I don't hear anyone complaining except Obama.  Where are all these Native Americans protesting the names of these teams?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 01:56 | 4027176 Midas
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Has Barack axed Elizabeth Warren about her thoughts on the matter?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 09:23 | 4027424 derek_vineyard
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isnt there a soccer team in europe named the blackies or blacks?  do we send our troops there to hang those guys?  O will certainly get congressional approval and bi-partisan support for such a clearly exceptional action.

maybe he could tie a strike on the soccer team with passage of a new debt ceiling--he'll get every vote.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:42 | 4027508 Theosebes Goodfellow
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Midas, did you mean "axt"?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 11:58 | 4027635 Midas
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You know, I think I did.  If you don't mind I'll start using that and not give you credit.  ;)

 

The only advantage of the axe spelling is it sets up the punchline for the joke about the African-American ask murderer.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:46 | 4028596 Theosebes Goodfellow
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You go right ahead. Hep yo'seff. ;-)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 23:18 | 4027018 palmereldritch
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In keeping with the legacy of Obama’s NWO employers' forefathers and their genocidal corralling of the North American aboriginal, the new name will be,

The Washington FEMA Campers

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:19 | 4026635 it aint easy
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Green Bay Crackers!

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:59 | 4026805 snaphooker
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Robber Barons

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 08:40 | 4027388 zhandax
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No one has gone for the obvious?  The DC Drones?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:40 | 4027503 Theosebes Goodfellow
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Harlem 'hood crawlers?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 04:20 | 4027247 thisandthat
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Washington Blowers, then - with an intern for mascot?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 08:38 | 4027386 torak
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"Ohhhh, Monicaaaa....where are youuu."

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:15 | 4026504 Rick Blaine
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All joking aside (well, almost), I wouldn't be surprised if he tried to get them named after himself...in one form or another...

"The Washington Community Organizers"

"The Washington Obamanators"

"The Washington Cosmonauts"

 

On a side note, I'll be at Heinz Field next Steelers' home game protesting their incredibly offensive team name.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:50 | 4026588 Real Estate Geek
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It's a bit long, but I suggest, The Washington Manchurian Candidates.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:19 | 4026735 perchprism
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How 'bout something simple and to the point?

 

Washington Bandits

Washington Traitors

Washington Cocksuckers

Washington Cornholers

Washington Thieves

Washington Self-Serving Bastards

 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:40 | 4026768 Pure Evil
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Come on everybody, the most obvious names would be:

The Washington Communists

The Washington Marxists

The Washington Stalinists

The Washington Leninists

The Washington USSR

The Washington Soviets

The Washington Cloward-Pivens

The Washington Flaming Ohomos

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 21:00 | 4026808 Cacete de Ouro
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The Washington WTC7'ers...who collapse in a neat heap in the middle of the field (before the game has begun)

(With apologies to the 49'ers)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:10 | 4026923 DanDaley
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You forgot:

 

The Kenyan Ursurpers 

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:58 | 4028630 Theosebes Goodfellow
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Or the Washington Sellouts!

Just ask Goldman Sachs, the AMA, the American Trial Lawyers Assoc., Elliott Mngt., Cooperative of American Physicians, Merck, GE, AFL-CIO, National Assn of Realtors, Podesta Group, New York Life, Every Republican is Crucial PAC, Koch Industries, Southern Poverty Law Center, EXXON Mobil, Chevron, Wellpoint, etc.....

 

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 01:57 | 4027175 Lost My Shorts
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You are on the right track.  There are lots of names that are a lot scarier than Redskins:

Washington Pacmen

Washington PowerElite

Washington Insiders

Washington Graft

Who's better at of out-of-touch football?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:25 | 4027484 4 wheel drift
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All joking aside (well, almost), I wouldn't be surprised if he tried to get them named after himself...in one form or another...

rb:

if so, the choice is simple & obvious.... 

 

The Washington MUSLIMS 

 

the inclusion of narcissist, arrogant, tyrant, inept & arsehole also come to mind... but that would be too long

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:09 | 4026496 Crash Overide
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The White House Clowns?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 00:20 | 4027080 Kirk2NCC1701
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Washington Brownstones, Brownsteins, Redshields*, Mulattos, or... Pigskins**?

* English for Rothschilds

** Note that the skin color of pigs is damn close to that of 'honkies'. And are DC politicians not insatiable and not afraid to get 'down & dirty', like pigs?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 06:38 | 4027307 toothpicker
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Washington Towelboys

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 09:48 | 4027442 funthea
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Baltimore Rapers. There, fixed it for ya... oh wait...

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:29 | 4026537 PontifexMaximus
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.......je ne sais plutôt rien de tout....fixed it for you

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:28 | 4026658 GMadScientist
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"... have signed a quadriplegic running back?"

And he'll still pick up a blitz better than the last guy.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 08:24 | 4027367 torak
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555 Classic!

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 21:30 | 4026851 fleur de lis
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Obama is a bigger sissy than Carter. I know this is an understatement but there is something really wrong with him. 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:42 | 4026978 Diogenes
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Did you just figure that out?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 00:47 | 4027113 Kirk2NCC1701
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In spite of lots of Neocon brainwashing, Carter was NOT a "sissy". He was a VERY intelligent, educated and caring human being (and ex-USN nuclear sub officer) who was too damn honest and too Christian (in the TRUE sense) to be acceptable to the NWO fascists/ oligarchs.

And most of the Amerikun sheeple were/are too damn stupid and uninformed to know that.

/ Now feel free to 'junk' me, now that I've ruffled your feathers. It IS (or used to be) the Fight Club, after all. /s

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 08:18 | 4027363 zhandax
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OK, I feel free to junk you.  You are full of shit.  Carter was a semi-useful flawed tool.  Over-educated, bought into the ponzi, delusional idiot.  And the maintainers of the status quo still trot him out to try to spew their bullshit occasionally.  It is painful listening to it.  Someone unfamiliar with the role he is tasked with might feel sorry for him.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:31 | 4027490 4 wheel drift
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-lol ....   never mind that shit mongo....

 

he was a commie....

 

what else anyone needs to know....

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 21:31 | 4026854 fleur de lis
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Obama is a bigger sissy than Carter. I know this is an understatement but there is something really wrong with him. 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:44 | 4026414 AGuy
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What about renaming the New England Patriots to New England Nannies? Patrioits are terriorists and the name is completely politically incorrect!

 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:36 | 4026677 This just in
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The New England Tweeters?

The New England Obama bundlers?

The Green New Englanders?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 01:59 | 4027182 Lost My Shorts
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New England NSA (we know your plays before you do !!)

 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:38 | 4026767 rubiconsolutions
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But it's okay for half the weapons systems in the military to be named after Native American tribes or individuals, right? Weapons systems that are used to kill innocent people in sovereign nations. Like Apache, Comanche, Black Hawk, Chinook, Iroquois and Kiowa helicopters. Tomahawk cruise missiles, And it's okay to use the code name Geronimo for Osama bin Laden. Geronimo, one of the most noble people who tried to rebuff the U.S. military and retain the sovereignty of his nation. But people are offended by naming a football team Redskins? What a load of crap.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:40 | 4026968 ThePhysicist
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Let's set things right, once and for all time: In honor of our first Melatonin-enhanced President:

The Blackskins

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 23:52 | 4027058 palmereldritch
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It seems to be more than a coincidence. 

It's almost as if the names are wielded as spiritual kill trophies stolen from former foes. A vanquished people whose names now live simply as ghosts to be invoked by the MIC as a creepy power talisman to occultishly empower more death and destruction. 

In a word: sick.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 00:55 | 4027128 Adahy
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They still tote around Geronimo's skull to dishonor him and for whatever other weird reasons.  Disgusting.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:34 | 4027498 4 wheel drift
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lololol !  excellent kim o'savvy !

but speaking of hunger in biafra....

they lost the war, so who gives a flying fuck if they are....  "offended"

 

bunchapclosers

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:42 | 4027510 neidermeyer
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I vote for the Washington "DuPont Circle Jerks"...

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:57 | 4026266 bonderøven-farm ass
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I'm growing weary of this fucking charade....

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:16 | 4026332 Esso
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No shit?

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:23 | 4026338 knukles
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Maybe he is, too.  With his very own shit not working.  You alkies out there'll know exactly what I'm talkin' about.  Maybe that's why he went for a walk.....
A prisioner of his own shit making.
So best to dissemble and dwell on the unimportant for the important is gettin' worser and worser every day in every way...
And he the Community Organizer whoz Comminuity be Unorganizin'

 

PS  Who the fug'd go everywhere with Plugsbiden?  I mean, some psych stuff goin' on, his .... never mind... I get in trouble ....

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:46 | 4026421 kaiserhoff
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Alkies is pretty strong, knucks.

I prefer to look at myself as a cork connoisseur.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:49 | 4026436 jimmytorpedo
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Alkie?

C'mon,...I'm a pirate!

That means I only drink rum before noon.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:29 | 4026543 PontifexMaximus
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Join you

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:43 | 4026775 nmewn
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We're all professional drinkers here ;-)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 23:04 | 4027005 Braverdave
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Advanced drinker.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:46 | 4027515 neidermeyer
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I'm going to order some killer seeds from British Columbia before the SHTF ...

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:44 | 4027512 neidermeyer
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Bath-House Barry needs to de-criminalize drugs ,, in the 70's we had cheap ludes , cheaper speed and the grass was almost free...

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:03 | 4026274 kaiserhoff
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Great idea.

How about:

The Washington Parasites,

The Beltway Bandits, or in honor of the coach and/or owner,

The Washington Whiners?

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:06 | 4026291 toady
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I'll only sign off if they're renamed the Washington Foreskins.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:09 | 4026305 kaiserhoff
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There's a reason why an all out blitz, is occasionally referred to as a "jail break."

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:06 | 4026294 Mae Kadoodie
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Washington Coonskins.  There, fixed it.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:12 | 4026313 kaiserhoff
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15 yard penalty for:

  Too Much Truthiness.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:24 | 4026359 TheFourthStooge-ing
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The Washington Traitors

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:28 | 4026369 knukles
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Let's go to the source.
Ask Elizabeth Warren

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:37 | 4026395 nmewn
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Now you've done it!

Proposing a blue-eyed, forked tongued "native" as a judge, really?...lol...she'd make a much better Senator.

Oh, wait ;-)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:51 | 4026442 TruthInSunshine
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Washington Redskin Potatoes.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:46 | 4026782 nmewn
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You're now discriminating against Yellow Skinned Potatoes everywhere! ;-)

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:41 | 4027504 4 wheel drift
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ya mean the eastern couch tv viewers  ?

 

no, that couldn't be......  ;)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:13 | 4026501 Cruel Aid
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shes not one, have you seen her cheekbones

clearly a fraud

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:26 | 4026360 BLOTTO
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Washington Blackhawks?

.

Because thats ok in Chicago.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:04 | 4026285 akak
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The hopeless entanglement of the innumerable pro-war, pro-fascism puppet strings attached to Obama's so-called presidency offends a sizeable group of people as well.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:15 | 4026327 nmewn
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No shit.

How bout the DC Debtors for a name?

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:18 | 4026339 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Washington Droned Brownskins

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:27 | 4026363 nmewn
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The Washington Wastrels...lol.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:27 | 4026366 BLOTTO
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Washington Cunts?

.

Because it sounds kinda funny when youre baked.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:31 | 4026372 nmewn
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I'm leaning over toward the Federal Fairies...but not too far Forward! ;-)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:15 | 4026630 Kprime
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Washington drone redforeskins

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:09 | 4026427 freewolf7
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The Washington Sheep.
Replacing the Cowboys as America's team.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:28 | 4026535 TeamDepends
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Hey, how 'bout the Mudskins!  Oh wait, that's racist too.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:41 | 4026405 Freddie
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The only thing worse than this POS is the dumb whites who voted for him and still support him.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:19 | 4026928 DoChenRollingBearing
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Alas, I know people like that...  But, very soon they will recognize that they bought a real pig-in-the-poke.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:24 | 4026650 booboo
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Does anyone who considers what the federal government has done to utterly destroy multiple generations of people so labeled really think that they should be allowed to even look at a American Indian much less opine on the name of a fucking football team. Who are these self serving cocksuckers and why do we even allow them to breath much less breed. Oh, and fuck you Obama

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:40 | 4026771 midtowng
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Seriously people. The term Redskins is racist. You might as well call a team the Carolina Niggers, or something like that.

 The name needs to go. Football and America don't need it.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:33 | 4026810 nmewn
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No, you be serious.

Saying someone or something is, red or black or yellow or white or brown is, just a statement of description. To say a person who is, red or black or yellow or white or brown is also inferior...thats when it becomes razzzist.

When the same folks get as bent out of shape over drunken, tobacco smoking, fighting, Irishmen (Celtics/Notre Dame) and actual man eating Lions & Tigers & Bears...oh my!...lol...someone wake me up.

///////////////////

As an aside, squire has friends over right now, in my house. They'll all be protected, fed & sleep here, just like last night. I just got done grillin burgers for them as a matter of fact, all with double cheese (cept me) and RJ (one of his buds) is "blacker" than O'Barry has ever pretended to be.

Clearly, I'm the razzzist now, for ever bringing this uncomfortable fact of life up.

Just sayin ;-) 

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 13:10 | 4027764 TWSceptic
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Football and America don't need it.

 

Football and America don't need fascist community organizers who, in order to gain power and money, like to divide the people instead of bringing them together.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:43 | 4026238 icanhasbailout
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I'm long FIDL

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:45 | 4026578 Leonardo Fibonacci2
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The Washington Blackies instead of Redskins

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:39 | 4026224 Almost Solvent
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Their name is not nearly as offensive as their season to date

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:02 | 4026281 kaiserhoff
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When you are accustomed to going 5-11, and playing other cellar dwellers,

  a real schedule is a beeeitch.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:50 | 4026441 disabledvet
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they could re-name them the "G-men"...especially since they have the same record as the G-men right now. lookin' like the NFC Least this year as well. Can we rename the Government while we're at it? how about Capitalism? Democracy, Rights, rule of law, recovery, health care...we're gonna need a whole new dictionary by the time 2016 rolls around.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:30 | 4026375 Pooper Popper
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Oh OK,then lets change barries name to FUCK HEAD!!!!

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:37 | 4026559 Thom_333
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The death of a nation...nitpicked to death.

There is something very peculiar with this modern PC regime. Totally dependant on creating angst and irritation. Last administrations seem to have set their sights on leading by fear and not much else , really. May give some  fuel for a time. But then reality happens. I do understand that the issues with the alienated repubs and the economic situation that is becoming more acute is driving irritation index to an all high.And then someone or something has to be picked for relief.

Really not good leadership.

But there it is.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 19:38 | 4026678 ThisIsBob
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Next thing you know, he will be inturrupting a visit with a head of state to go off and visit with some local gay dissidernts.  Oh, wait...

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:08 | 4028487 ndotken
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The Presidebt is one stupid mofo.

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 15:25 | 4038875 Nephilim
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Washington Chooms

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:36 | 4026210 Dr.Evil
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Sure, why not? It is our biggest problem right now!

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:36 | 4026212 q99x2
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Jealousy over non-mixed raced individuals is no way for a Washington D.C. president to act.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:22 | 4026353 knukles
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Btzzzzzzzz!

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:40 | 4026217 blabam
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Whataguy

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:39 | 4026221 I am Jobe
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Shows how fucked up the President has become. 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:39 | 4026222 sangell
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If Obama 'owned' the Redskins he would want to protect a valuable franchise, part of which is the name and song, Hail To the Redskins.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:50 | 4026435 johnjkiii
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But if they changed the logo to a red skin onion they could still sing "hail to the red skins".

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:39 | 4026223 earnulf
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This wouldn't even be a story if the 'skins were winning instead of losing

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:25 | 4026358 knukles
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This wouldn't wouldn't be a topic if the prez was winning instead of losing

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:41 | 4026225 dexter_morgan
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Stay the fuck out of people's private business you meddling commie.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:59 | 4026272 bonderøven-farm ass
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Just ask Barry Soeto...(err)...Barack H Obama;  It was never your 'private' business to begin with.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:16 | 4026334 Teamtc321
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Barry couldn't run a private business, Debt boom bro would be broke inside a year. He should have stuck to being a community organizer in chief....

 

 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:43 | 4026228 One And Only
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FUCK the native americans.

Of ALL groups in the US they have the most privilege.

-Pay NO taxes

-Are NOT subject to US laws or regulation.

fuck them

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:44 | 4026233 dexter_morgan
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are they, like the fuckheads in DC, exempt from Obamacare too?

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:43 | 4026236 One And Only
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They are exempt from EVERYTHING

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 16:52 | 4026255 Skateboarder
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Because their way of life was uprooted forever.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:11 | 4026319 Mike in GA
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So was mine when the Northerners came down and burned my fields so wher's my exempt status?

 

Where does that line of reasoning end?  It doesn't.  that's why we're in the mess we're in today.  Look at the blacks.  Not one black today has anything but the same opportunity that my grandkids have yet they continue to be led by the nose by their racebaiting industry leaders straight into the hell of their dependent existence instead of the independence we teach our kids.  NOT MY FAULT.  NOT MY DEBT.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 14:02 | 4027902 Lednbrass
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Bullseye, Mike. My family lost land in those days when Federal troops rolled in and demanded back tax payments which could only be paid by the person listed as the owner of the land.  As they were busy killing Yankees at the time this was not quite workable so the land was confiscated and distributed after the war to the lackeys of Honest Ape's horde.

I wants mah reperayshuns! Hell, I'll happily settle for 40 acres and a mule.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:25 | 4026356 orez65
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"Because their way of life was uprooted forever."

Yeah, now instead of chasing buffaloes they run gambling casinos.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:51 | 4026439 One And Only
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boo fuckin hoo

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 13:22 | 4027790 merizobeach
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No one's going to cry at your funeral either, bitch.  I'd shit on your grave, though.

At least the native americans contributed to humanity's canon of philosophical thought and inquiry.  Far more than can be said of you.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:23 | 4026524 Blano
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They lost.  End of conversation.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:11 | 4026321 kito
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That's funny, last I checked this was their nation before they were brought to near extinction, penned into a sliver of land, without access to what they needed to thrive, and you have a problem with this country giving them their "independence". How many here would like to live in a state that seceded from the growing cesspool that is the federal govt and not have to pay into the broken system? Are you envious?

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:22 | 4026351 nmewn
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The nations were (and are) many, not one.

And everything done to them was sanctioned by...Washington DC or some king or queen for their own power & taxing purposes.

(Full disclosure...a couple drops of Creek)

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:09 | 4026411 Mike in GA
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No, I'm not envious and I never said I have a problem with "this country giving them their independence". 

The point I'm trying to make is those injustices happened generations ago and during that era, those exact same types of injustices were happening worldwide as has been the case since the dawn of mankind.  Injustice wasn't invented by the Europeans when they arrived in the new country. Why should the taxpayers of 2013 subsidize the defense and provisioning of the descendants of those whose lands and lifestyle were encroached upon and marginalized by the "progress" of that age? 

The present-day Indian reservations as I read about them, having no personal knowledge, are hardly utopian or a paragon of governance for the people.  They are run mostly to benefit from their tax-free status and stipends from us taxpayers in the form of welfare have decimated the work ethic while increasing the alcohol and drug abuse to epidemic levels. 

If the Indians of yesteryear were ill-suited for the new lifestyle brought to this continent by the Europeans, they have - in sum - failed to adapt and the social burden of the failure is still borne by the US taxpayer while the tax exempt benefits accrue to corporations with just enough Indian ownership representation to comply with the law. 

I have nothing against Indians at all, just the system that continues to screw both them and us.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:33 | 4026552 kito
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I'm not talking about reparation. I'm talking about being left the fuck alone without big brother. No they shouldn't get welfare. But they shouldn't have to pay into a system that was never theirs.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 23:16 | 4027019 chindit13
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Why just them ("left the fuck alone without big brother")?  How is an Indian child born today different from a white kid born today?  How is "the system" any more the white kid's than the Indian kid's?  The white kid asked for it?  Or are you suggesting something along the line of "sins of the father", as in today's white kid inherits the sins of his great great great great grandfather?

No matter how one parses your comment, you are talking reparations in some form (even if it just means exemption from "paying into the system"), paid for by the innocent and awarded to non-victims.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 01:43 | 4027164 Adahy
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1. Lots of missinformation here.  See my post below.

2.  You are woefully misinformed about the conditions on reservations and are making sweeping generalizations.  We are not all Pine Ridge.

3.  You don't pay us shit with your tax money.  Everything we get comes from the government raping our land and paying us for the resources.  Trust me, most of us would be just fine if we did not sell off our timber, coal, uranium, etc.; but we have no choice.  No mineral rights.

I know you're all pissed, we all are; but damn, leave us out of this shitstorm.
We're just as fucked as you and we are NOT mooching off of your taxes (we pay them too you know).

Lots of missdirected aggression here tonight.  Reminds me of dog training multiple dogs at once.  Unevenly reward the dogs and they will turn on each other insted of the one manipulating the rewards who is really at fault.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 08:41 | 4027393 Son of Captain Nemo
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+1000

'Adahy' forgive them for "We The People" are truly assholes. Always have been and always will be.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:11 | 4026500 Zadok
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Yup, tyranny is tyranny. If one suffers we all eventually suffer.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 18:25 | 4026530 Blano
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1)  They too came from somewhere else.

2)  They lost.

End of conversation.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 13:33 | 4027820 merizobeach
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You keep saying 'end of conversation', but you keep running your fucking mouth.

1) You're a piece of shit.

2) You always will be.

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:21 | 4026345 orez65
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"Native" Americans designation is bull shit.

Archeological digs have shown that the so called "Native" Americans were not the first in America.

They genocided the people they found, which had genocided the people they found, which ... 

Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:36 | 4026756 The Chief
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Bloodthirsty savages is what they are

 

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 01:07 | 4027132 Kirk2NCC1701
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So... The Washington Casino Capitalists?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 01:28 | 4027148 Adahy
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Hello.  Registered Muskogee here.  Even lived on a reservation down south when I was younger.  I feel like I need to weigh in on this one.

We DO pay taxes.  Stop perpetuating that fairy-tale that we do not.  It is urban legend and nothing more.
The ONLY ones we are exempt from is property tax and, on VERY few reservations, sales tax; and those both ONLY apply on reservation land and on reservation products.

Income tax?  PAY IT.

SSI/Medicare?  PAY IT.

State tax?  PAY IT.

Gains tax?  PAY IT.

Estate tax?  PAY IT.

Whatever other tax they feel like levying on us serfs?  We'll have to pay that too.

A simple internet search would have cleared that up for you if you were not intent on spreading missinformation.  Here, I've done the work for you; it took about 7 seconds:

"Are Native Americans exempt from military service?

Native Americans, despite tribal sovereignty, have the same obligations for military service as all other U.S. citizens.

Do Indians pay taxes?

All Indians are subject to federal income taxes. As sovereign entities, tribal governments have the power to levy taxes on reservation lands. Some tribes do and some don't. As a result, Indians and non-Indians may or may not pay sales taxes on goods and services purchased on the reservation depending on the tribe. However, whenever a member of an Indian tribe conducts business off the reservation, that person, like everyone else, pays both state and local taxes. State income taxes are not paid on reservation or trust lands.

Do Native Americans receive any special rights or benefits from the U.S. government?

Contrary to popular belief, Indians do not receive payments from the federal government simply because they have Indian blood. Funds distributed to a person of Indian descent may represent mineral lease income on property that is held in trust by the United States or compensation for lands taken in connection with governmental projects. Some Indian tribes receive benefits from the federal government in fulfillment of treaty obligations or for the extraction of tribal natural resources — a percentage of which may be distributed as per capita among the tribe's membership."

http://www.narf.org/pubs/misc/faqs.html

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 06:01 | 4027270 Tall Tom
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Thank you for the REALITY. Divide and conquer is what this is about. That is why the crew on ZeroHedge is divided instead of united. There are Trolls that are constantly working the site.

 

Unfortunately that just diminishes any hope which I have other than for absolute chaos commencing with the oncoming Economic Collapse.

 

Curious that you did not comment about the name of the NFL Team, The Washington Redskins, being denigrating...or...not. Perhaps it is a non-issue that is brought up, intentionally, by the President to encourage such division. This only serves as a distraction from the Government Shutdown because the Congress and the President BOTH REFUSE to negotiate.

 

(Actually I am pleased with that as I thought that Congress would cave in to the demands. No matter what the SPENDING INCREASES, ENSURING the demise of the United States Government and US Economy. But an early collapse will be less damaging in the long term.)

 

My guess is that this is what the President was contemplating doing on his walk which was healily advertised by the Mass Media. It seems that he wants to incite a Race War in order to justify Martial Law.

 

Do you or any others that you know have a problem with the name of a lousy NFL Team? Or is it inconsequential NOISE that needs be ignored?

 

Thank you.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 06:05 | 4027278 GetZeeGold
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You're welcome amigo.....anything else?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 06:57 | 4027319 Tall Tom
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You are up early. How is the other Motley Crew over at Kitco.?

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 09:17 | 4027415 Son of Captain Nemo
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To your point Tom.

The Native Americans are a proud people that never complain about the atrocities that have been committed on them throughout the legacy of Western Expansion in North America which we call "Devine Providence". Compare it to the disparate Europeans that hijacked a religion and declared land for themselves 65 years ago in the Middle East because they suffered the worst genocide in human history and of course that they are also like Americans "exceptional".

Forget the fact that we have a document that allegedly doesn't distinguish to race or religion and protects the rights and liberties of all precious human lives -it's a farce by the same snake oil salesmen that are ready to bull doze the fat stupid and enabled labor commodity in this Country that have been declared by the powers who own it "unproductive", "oblsolete" and ready for "permanent retirement".  Worst of all we will allow it to happen judging from the majority of insane and ignorant comments to this thread.

Our fate will ultimately be sealed because we have in fact become the most self absobed, complacent and feckless group of humans on the planet.

If we had any of the noblest of virtues that the Native American people bestowed on Western civilization which we have always ignored it was the love and the harmony they have always shared with nature.  All you have to do is look at the WMDs including commerical nuclear technology in the last 68 years to know that we love nothing but ourselves. None could be truer than what happened to Japan twice in 1945 and in 2011 and what will happen to the rest of us because of it's development.

Keep them coming Tom, I really appreciated your post the other day with the links of our unending atrocites in Iraq.

 

 

 

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 09:23 | 4027422 overmedicatedun...
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murdering savages stone age misanthropes - romantasize all you care to..the noble indian exsisted in romatic minds sort of like agw does today. you do nothing to the Indian culture but make it a walt disney movie.

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 09:26 | 4027426 Son of Captain Nemo
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Thank you for proving my point.

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