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Old 04-09-2013, 01:08 PM  
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FCC Could Ban The Word "Redskins" From Radio & TV - Are The "Chiefs" Next?

These political correctness people are driving me nuts.

If they get their way concerning the Redskins perhaps they will go after the "Chiefs" next.

"WASHINGTON, D.C. (GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL) — The Federal Communications Commission [FCC] could effectively ban the use of the word "Redskins" by broadcasters, based upon a filing by several former FCC commissioners and other communication law experts, if the team's name isn't changed, according to a letter sent Friday to team owner Dan Snyder which concluded that using the word "Redskin" on the air is likely to be contrary to federal broadcast law because it constitutes an "indecency" if not an "obscenity."

The letter from former FCC chairman Reed Hundt and 11 other broadcast law experts says the R-word is the most derogatory name a Native American can be called, and is an "unequivocal racial slur" akin to the N-word. They liken the use of "Redskin" to an "obscenity," which is illegal on the public airwaves in any form, rather than simply an "indecency" which is restricted to certain times of the day."


http://www.ketknbc.com/news/fcc-coul...-from-tv-radio

http://rbr.com/fcc-could-ban-redskin...-radio-and-tv/

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...s-is-indecent/
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:31 PM   #31
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:32 PM   #32
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:33 PM   #33
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I see our angry "victim" is here to voice his opinion.

Someone has to provide a bit of balance from thw Archie Bunkers of CP. ..but please tell me more about being a ...VICTIM... of PC.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:34 PM   #34
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Lmao. You're a being a bigger cry baby about this than the people you re complaining about. Why does it hurt your feelings that a group of people are offended by the name Redskins? If it's a derogatory name it has no place in today's multicultural ssociety. I know some cp poster wish for the good old days whem racist terms and words were apart of our Americana, but those days are thankfully long gone...get over it.
its not like they are using the term as an insult

its a testament to them being fierce ass warriors

the logo looks bad ass

its not like ****ing sambo in black face being a jester

its bad ****ing ass


I actually heard a group of native americans arguing about this topic in a bar a couple months ago......out of 6 there were 3-4 who liked the logo and depiction of fierceness........

granted they were all in their 20's and young males....so probably not representative
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:34 PM   #35
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Time to oust the-commander-in-CHIEF for using that blatantly offensive title!

Oh wait, he's black, that won't work...

Wait, he's only half black, so what do we do now?

Damn this is confusing...
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:36 PM   #36
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You see, that would be allowed because it would only "offend" white people. And that is o.k.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:36 PM   #37
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remember that sopranos ep. where all the indians were protesting columbus day? that was a good one
It was a pretty good one.

That's when they disclosed that the Native American guy on the "please don't litter" commercials way back in the day was actually a Cajun from Louisiana and not an injun.

That episode is coming up again too soon on HBO Signature.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:36 PM   #38
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Someone has to provide a bit of balance from thw Archie Bunkers of CP. ..but please tell me more about being a ...VICTIM... of PC.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:36 PM   #39
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Would anybody REALLY shed a tear if the Indians ditched Chief Wahoo?

It's the 21st ****ing century for crying out loud.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:36 PM   #40
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Time to oust the-commander-in-CHIEF for using that blatantly offensive title!

Oh wait, he's black, that won't work...

Wait, he's only half black, so what do we do now?

Damn this is confusing...


Which half?
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:37 PM   #41
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You see, that would be allowed because it would only "offend" white people. And that is o.k.
Actually, it probably wouldn't offend anyone at all. Funny how that works.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:37 PM   #42
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Would anybody REALLY shed a tear if the Indians ditched Chief Wahoo?

It's the 21st ****ing century for crying out loud.
Forgot about the Cleveland Indians.

They're next.

STOP THE LIBERALS BEFORE THEY TAKE OVER!!!!
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:38 PM   #43
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Would anybody REALLY shed a tear if the Indians ditched Chief Wahoo?

It's the 21st ****ing century for crying out loud.
Yeeeeah. I could see that being kind of abrasive.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:38 PM   #44
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This thread will turn into "People complaing about being victims of PC America, who are complaing about people complaing about being ""victims""
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If they made a team called the "Kansas City Crackas" whose logo was a crazy redneck witrh a bushmaster i would laugh and probably buy a hoodie or hat.....

but i wouldnt get butthurt and cry about it

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