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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorgasm View Post
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    I'm assuming you liked Arbo's post without actually reading it and how it completely obliterates that type of argument:

    Read the article you liked:

    Redskins: The debate over the Washington football team's name incorrectly invokes history.



    In short - words have meanings - even if some within the group don't find them derogatory, it's still there. If you want me to make it even simpler: just because you have black friends, and they think it's cool for you to use the word nigger, it doesn't make it any less of a slur.
    If they do not see it as derogatory... then why is it derogatory again?
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    Pretty much do anyway. I have two #44 Riggins jerseys. One is a real deal NFL one and the other is a knock off. Very hard to tell the difference.
    Then you should cheer this move because when the Redskins change their name, from that day forward the value of your vintage jersey's should rise. Just as I wish I still had my Baltimore Colts pennant I got when I visited the NFL Hall of Fame when I was a kid.
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    If they do not see it as derogatory... then why is it derogatory again?

    Because the 'white man' in charge says so?
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Not at all. Just ignored on the basis of merit, but followed by a flick of a $10 chip, and a pull on the handle of the slot machine, in recognition of all the Indians have done for the US.
    wow..
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by Arbo View Post
    Because the 'white man' in charge says so?
    No. The Native Americans polled say so.
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Not at all. Just ignored on the basis of merit, but followed by a flick of a $10 chip, and a pull on the handle of the slot machine, in recognition of all the Indians have done for the US.
    You don't actually think that the Indians invented casino's, do you?
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by The Man View Post
    What about Redman chewing tobacco and Redman the rapper? Do they lose their trademarks too?
    The tobacco? Perhaps... because is has a native american on the label.

    The rapper? Within the african american community there are lighter skinned blacks. They are often referred to as red boned. I'd be willing to bet that his name probably more refers to that. It's a more common term in the South. A guy I used to work with was absolutely nuts about, as he said it, "man I love those red boned girls".
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by Beaudreaux View Post
    This is just now being announced, so there isn't much out there yet:
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    Re: Patent office cancels Redskins trademarks

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    If they do not see it as derogatory... then why is it derogatory again?
    If I don't find the word slut derogatory, is it no longer derogatory? Of course not because words have a history behind their usage, context, inference, origins, etc..
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