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Today's Politically Correct Humor
My B-I-L sent this to me, probably a few years old now, but I'd never seen it before, so enjoy anyway...we need a little humor in the wake of all the craziness going on in the world today. I inserted some of my own personal comments here and there .....TPD
The Washington Foreskins???
Good for a laugh or at least a chuckle......
I think all sports fans (and non) will get a kick out of this letter written to the Chicago Tribune.... Enjoy !
No matter which side you are on in the matter of renaming the Washington
Redskins, this is funny and hilarious. Here is an e-mail sent to Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune after an article he published concerning a name change for the Washington Redskins:
Dear Mr. Page:
I agree with our Native American population. I am highly insulted by the racially charged name of the Washington Redskins. One might argue that to name a professional football team after Native Americans would exalt them as fine warriors, but nay, nay. We must be careful not to offend, and in the spirit of political correctness and courtesy, we must move forward.
Let's ditch the Kansas City Chiefs, the Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians. If your shorts are in a wad because of the reference the name Redskins makes to skin color, then we need to get rid of the Cleveland Browns.
The Carolina Panthers obviously were named to keep the memory of militant Blacks fromthe 60's alive. Gone. It's offensive to us white folk.
The New York Yankees offend the Southern population. Do you see a team named for the Confederacy? No! There is no room for any reference to that tragic war that cost thiscountry so many young men's lives.
I am also offended by the blatant references to the Catholic religion among our sports team names. Totally inappropriate to have the New Orleans Saints, the Los Angeles Angels or the San Diego Padres.
Then there are the team names that glorify criminals who raped and pillaged. We are talking about the horrible Oakland Raiders, the Minnesota Vikings, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Pittsburgh Pirates!
Now, let us address those teams that clearly send the wrong message to our children.
The San Diego Chargers promote irresponsible fighting or even spending habits. Wrong message to our children.
The New York Giants and the San Francisco Giants promote obesity, a growing childhoodepidemic. Wrong message to our children.
The Cincinnati Reds promote downers/barbiturates. Wrong message to our children.
The Milwaukee Brewers. Well that goes without saying. (what's wrong with that name???-TPD???)
So, there you go. We need to support any legislation that comes out to rectify this travesty, because the government will likely become involved with this issue, as they should. (Really??? - TPD) Just the kind of thing the do-nothing Congress loves.
In addition....as a die-hard Oregon State fan, my wife and I, with all of this in mind, suggest it might also make some sense to change the name of the Oregon State women's athletic teams to something other than "the Beavers" especially when they play Southern California. Do we really want the Trojans sticking it to the Beavers??? (...at least they are practicing safe sex ---TPD)
I always love your articles and I generally agree with them. As for the Redskins nameI would suggest they change the name to the "WASHINGTON FORESKINS" to better represent their community, paying tribute to the dick heads in Washington DC!!!