Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist, Oath Keeper and Patriot.
Ah yes in deed, as the liberal left continues with their “Alice in Wonderland,” adherence to political correctness I was caught off guard by seeing a Republican, (Tom Cole R-OK) on the list.
I phoned his office to find out why. His assistant said the bill was put in front of him and as a Native-American, he signed it, but would do nothing more.
That being said, Democrats who have time on their hands for this type of Political Correctness are clearly not doing the work of their constituents , ergo, the taxpayer is receiving “Taxation without Representation.
We foolishly elected them we must fire them.
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.
The Washington Redskins name-change controversy just won’t go away.
Two weeks after Dan Snyder, the owner of the Redskins, said he will never change the team’s name as long as he owns the franchise, 10 members of Congress sent letters urging a name change. The letters went to Snyder, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Redskins sponsor FedEx and the other 31 NFL franchises.
“Native Americans throughout the country consider the ‘R-word’ a racial, derogatory slur akin to the ‘N-word’ among African Americans or the ‘W-word’ among Latinos,” the letter said.
“Such offensive epithets would no doubt draw wide-spread disapproval among the NFL’s fan base. Yet the national coverage of Washington’s NFL football team profits from a term that is equally disparaging to Native Americans.”
“In this day and age, it is imperative that you uphold your moral responsibility to disavow the usage of racial slurs. The usage of the “R-word” is especially harmful to Native American youth, tending to lower their sense of dignity and self-esteem. It also diminishes feelings of community worth among the Native American tribes and dampens the aspirations of their people.”
The Washington Post released the names of the 10 members of Congress involved: Eni F.H. Faleomavaega (D-American Samoa), Tom Cole (R-Okla.), Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), Raul M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), Michael M. Honda (D-Calif.), Donna M. Christensen (D-Virgin Islands), Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-District of Columbia).
There has been no reaction from the Redskins or any of the other people to receive the letter. On May 1, a similar proposal was made by D.C. Councilman David Grosso, asking the team to change its name to Redtails to honor the Tuskegee Airmen. Snyder reacted on May 10 by saying the team would never change its name.
Should the Redskins change their name? Hell no unless members of congress will be called Criminals.