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Old 06-30-2014, 12:21 PM   #371
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I underestimated the morons in this country.

You'd think by now I would have learned.

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Thankfully, most Americans realize this is nothing but a sham.
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Old 07-02-2014, 01:18 PM   #372
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Patent Office Reveals Number Of People Who Complained About Redskins Trademark Before They Revoked It: ZERO…


Yes, zero complaints.

WASHINGTON – The recent decision by an obscure administrative law board to cancel the Washington Redskins’ trademark registrations came despite the fact the agency hadn’t received a single letter from a member of the public complaining about the team’s name, records show.

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, which is part of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, ruled last month that the name was disparaging to American Indians. The team is appealing that decision.

Politicians, including President Obama, have waded into the team name controversy, with many saying the team should change its name. But despite widespread media attention and a legal fight that goes back more than a decade, the USPTO recently acknowledged there’s hardly been an avalanche of public complaints filed with the agency.

In fact, the agency doesn’t have any record of correspondence from the public about the Redskins’ name — expressing sentiments one way or another — prior to the board’s June 18 ruling.

A Freedom of Information Act request from The Washington Times asking for any communications from Congress or the public produced just 13 pages of records.

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Mach, you heartless bastard. It doesn't matter who complained to them. FIVE PEOPLE ARE OFFENDED!!!! Isn't that enough for you Republicturds???

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Mach, you heartless bastard. It doesn't matter who complained to them. FIVE PEOPLE ARE OFFENDED!!!! Isn't that enough for you Republicturds???

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I'm pretty freaking left and I think this is absurd.
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You think what is absurd, the name issue or my post?
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While Native American activists successfully lobbied the Obama administration to act against an NFL team accused of using a derogatory name, recent reports show the federal government is responding with its own – much more direct – insult.

Following publicized disputes over federal land grabs in states including Nevada, Texas, and Utah, the Department of the Interior is reportedly looking at Sioux tribal reservations in South Dakota as its next target.

According to a report by Global Research, the agency intends to transfer ownership of a significant area of Oglala and Lakota Sioux property into a Tribal National Park under the operation of the National Parks Service. Despite the name, however, those Native Americans being affected will have no control of or claim to the land being taken.

Congress is now reportedly considering a bill that would allow federal authorities to make an offer to both Native and non-Native American landowners for the property. If residents refuse the deal, the government can then declare eminent domain and simply take ownership of the land, the report states.

Compounding the issue is the fact that the average income of tribal residents in the area is just $8,000 per year; and if forced to leave their property and lose what ability they do have to provide for their families, the economic fallout could be disastrous.

Some in the community feel this is just the beginning of a protracted battle between local and federal forces.

“There is a feeling of common cause between attached parties on this issue,” tribal rancher Bud May said, “namely tribes and other reservations. The bottom line is we’ll all be under dictatorial control if something is not done quick.”

The ‘common cause’ May referred to even goes beyond coordinated efforts by Native American tribes, according to radio host Lory Storm.

“The difference between this situation and the Bundy Ranch conflict?” she asked. “It will be the first time in the history of our country that the cowboys and Indians pose a united front against a federal government that is used to winning battles by first dividing and then conquering.”
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of course my memory isn't that a cat?
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Pittsburgh needs to change their football team's name. There's no more steel jobs and offends the unemployed.
the ravens need to change their name. Edgar Allen Poe was a drunkard and a lollygagging day-dreamer who probably wrote the Raven as a metaphor for the fall of the human race to a nation of Hawk Men who will enslave us and use us for bizarre experiments and blood sports.

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So did I win?

I think I won the internet arguement! Go me!
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