Comments: Florida State allowed to keep nickname

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You might find interesting my post on this topic.

http://marknicodemo.mu.nu/archives/111363.php

Double standards galore!

Posted by Mark at August 24, 2005 05:41 PM

I don't understand why the right-wing is frothing at the mouth on this issue. If a tribe doesn't want a group to use their name, it is a common currency not to use it.

Is courtesy too much to ask of the right-wing?

Posted by Dana Garrett at August 26, 2005 09:04 PM

Dana: Because a minority are making life miserable for a majority by falsely claiming to speak for everyone. You make sense in saying that if a tribe does not want their name used, then CC requires it not be used. But what if, as happened in Florida, most of a tribe considers it an honor and a minority do not? From what I read most American Indians properly see the usage as a compliment. It is meant to be that. And it is only the "frothing at the mouth" leftist elements that try to create yet another angry wedge of Americans by convincing a minority in a group to scream racism.
For a slice of America whose rallying cry is always hate and revolution, leftists and their useful idiots should refrain from describe others as "frothing".

Posted by mikem at August 27, 2005 12:53 AM

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