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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    From stormfront probably...

    I wouldn't say "from stormfront". I'd say 'stormfrontesque'.
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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    I wouldn't say "from stormfront". I'd say 'stormfrontesque'.
    Dammit. Oh well....

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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Dammit. Oh well....

    I does make one wonder, though... where do people get away with such racist crap? Like, who generally approves of that bile? Where does one get the impression that foaming racist rants are fine.

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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Why should YOU be offended when the vast majority of THEM arent offended.
    I don't tell people what should or shouldn't be offensive to them.


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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    I does make one wonder, though... where do people get away with such racist crap? Like, who generally approves of that bile? Where does one get the impression that foaming racist rants are fine.
    I dont know...I guess most of them get it from their liberal college professors. You know...how long can you be xposed to the rhetoric about poor downtrodden oppressed people before you adopt it.

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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    This is a better question than the other poll.

    If your answer is "no," you should ponder why not. And maybe even post why not in this thread.
    A truly complex problem for the politically correct on both sides of the American political divide.

    Redskins: A derogatory and racist slur.
    Native-Americans: Oh, shut the "h" up! People are always dividing Americans. There is no such thing as a hyphenated American. I'm offended.
    Indians: How ignorant. in 1492 Columbus foolishly thought he's discovered a shortcut to India. We know better now. They're not Indians. Indians are from South Asia.
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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    [QUOTE=Amadeus;1063444538]I don't tell people what should or shouldn't be offensive to them./QUOTE]

    I know...right?

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    I think it was you but somebody posted the guys pic earlier which says it best. Fake cry me a fake river...

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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    I don't tell people what should or shouldn't be offensive to them.
    Where was he telling people what they should or shouldn't be offended by? He's asking WHY you should be offended by it.

    Yes, a single instance (actually, the only historical instance of it being used as such I've found in any bit of research) of the word being used in relation to a bounty? Exactly what is the point? Hopefully not the point of the article making the rounds suggesting that "Redskin means the scalped head of a native american" since:

    1. The only bounty documented actually using the word is from 1863...DECADES after the words first recorded use in general, in English, or in Print

    2. IF the bounty is actually referring to the "scalped head" with the use of "red-skin" there, then it's not actually using the term "redskin" (referring to native americans) but rather speaking in the literal notion of the "red" SKIN. As such, it would make this bounty NOT an instance of the term "redskin" being used as a slur to refer to native americans, but is an instance of a literal reference.

    3. The article CLAIMS that does "in fact" mean scalped head of a native american...then proceed to give zero facts to it and actually atttempts to dismiss actual FACTS and research done by someone by simply stating opinion, anecdotal, and irrelevant information to the claim of what it actually MEANS.

    4. Contrary to the ego of the individual writing the esquire article, and contrary to the very argument you TRIED to make in your first line (and likely contradict if your source was the esquire peace), Baxter Holmes does not speak for all native americans. And as such, when he tries to claim what it "means" to native americans, despite native americans saying the exact opposite of his claims, it is actually HE who is declaring what people should find offensive by wrongfully representing all of the native american population as agreeing with him.

    So please....your point to the picture was what exactly? And it related to your statement how exaclty?

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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    I dont know...I guess most of them get it from their liberal college professors. You know...how long can you be xposed to the rhetoric about poor downtrodden oppressed people before you adopt it.

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    Re: Would you call a Native American "redskin" to their face?

    Quote Originally Posted by MasterLiberty View Post
    Yes I would, and I would expect them to call me a "White Devil" then we would exchange obsenities and part ways. I am not afraid of being offensive or controversial. In fact I pride myself in being offensive and controversial screw PC.
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