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 Posted: Tue Apr 30th, 2013 09:25 pm
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D.C. Councilman wants team to change its name to Redtails

Posted by Michael David Smith on April 30, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

With increasing talk that “Redskins” is a racial slur not fit for a professional football team, one member of the City Council in Washington, D.C. has what he thinks is a better idea.

Council member David Grosso told the Washington Post that he thinks the city’s NFL team should be called the Redtails.

“You can still sing the song and everything,” Grosso said. “Hail to the Redtails.”

If the mascot becomes the red-tailed hawk, Grosso said, “you can still keep the feather.”

Many American Indians have said the name “Redskins” is racist and offensive, and Grosso said the nickname doesn’t reflect well on Washington.

“It’s been a long time that we’ve had this name associated with Washington, and I think its time we take a stand and change it,” Grosso said.

To date, neither the league office nor Redskins owner Dan Snyder has shown any inclination to change the name. Grosso is hoping the rest of the City Council will join him in saying they should.



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clawmaster wrote: With increasing talk that “Redskins” is a racial slur not fit for a professional football team, one member of the City Council in Washington, D.C. has what he thinks is a better idea.

Increasing talk?  This was a big topic 10-15 years ago.  I'd forgotten all about it until now.  Who the fuck is still worried about this nonsense?



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Just another small time politician looking to grab some headlines. Move on; nothing here to see. 



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cheapseats wrote:
Just another small time politician looking to grab some headlines. Move on; nothing here to see. 

This. Fuck Micheal Smith.



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Why is this worthless chooch trying to pander like this?  There aren't any voting Injuns living in D.C.



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I am 2% American Indian and I find the Redskins name offensive. I say go with the Washington Palefaces.



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BruiserBrodyMania wrote:
I am 2% American Indian and I find the Redskins name offensive. I say go with the Washington Palefaces.

Would make for an interesting logo. I nominate Ports to draw one up.

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They bring this shit up every few years. It'll never happen, nor should it.



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I liked this one from back in the day:

 



"The Washington Bullets are changing their name. They don't want their team to be associated with crime. From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets."

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is that the same as Redasses?



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Perfect, as usual. :)

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khawk wrote:
Perfect, as usual. :)

Eh, he should be holding the head of a decapitated Navajo.



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Portalesman wrote: khawk wrote:
Perfect, as usual. :)

Eh, he should be holding the head of a decapitated Navajo.

I was hoping for a pail of water in place of his head, but I'm odd like that.

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BruiserBrodyMania wrote:
I am 2% American Indian and I find the Redskins name offensive. I say go with the Washington Palefaces.

Or the Washington Whities.

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