Indian Reservation High School Proud of Their Redskins Mascot

Over the years I’ve noticed that most people that go around crying racial bias, discrimination and politically incorrect are the most racist and biased of all. They seem to search for issues that they can complain about. After all, people like Al Sharpton would be unemployed if he didn’t keep the fires of racism burning brightly. That brings me to all of the supposed controversy over the mascot for the NFL team that resides in our nation’s capital – the Washington Redskins. A select few, Read more […]

US Patent Office Received Zero Public Complaints about Redskins

The US Patent Office recently released the piddling evidence of public disgruntlement over the “offensive” nature of the Washington football team’s preferred label—Redskins. And when I say piddling, what I really mean is non-existent. In fact, before the US Patent Office stripped the Washington Redskins of its trademarks, no one had written to them about the Redskins. At all. Which means that the US Patent Office determined that the name was offensive without any record that the name had Read more […]

Is The Apache Helicopter Racist?

“Even if the NFL and Redskins brass come to their senses and rename the team, a greater symbolic injustice would continue to afflict Indians — an injustice perpetuated not by a football club but by our federal government.” – Simon Waxman It’s been said that the most efficient and effective way to win a debate is to become indignant. In my experience, that is absolutely true. I have participated in many debates—both written, and spoken—in which the person with whom I’m arguing has claimed Read more […]