September 11, 2016

Whites on warpath against “Indian” sports logos (that Indians don't find offensive)

David MenziesMission Specialist

I’m a Leafs fan but I'm with those who think the Blackhawks jersey is the best NHL sweater ever. It’s majestic and powerful but progressives think it’s insulting to natives so various school boards are on the warpath against native nicknames and icons.

Logos have been axed and names have been changed but that isn’t quite enough for some who worry about sportswear that might be offensive to First Nations members.

They’ll try “raising awareness” first hoping students will voluntarily abandon paraphernalia with native nicknames and logos but if that doesn’t work, they’ll go for an outright ban.

Back in February, the Equity Committee of the Toronto District School Board told Ontario Education Minister Liz Sandals:

“The use of pejorative indigenous names, logos and mascots is both an exploitation of indigenous cultural, spiritual and intellectual identity, and in many cases, a racist misrepresentation of that identity.”

poll commissioned by the Washington Post on the Redskins name found almost 90% of the random sample of 504 Native Americans said it doesn't bother them.

If the vast majority of natives don’t have a problem with logos and monikers, who does?

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commented 2016-09-12 12:13:38 -0400
Many people don’t realize that Black Hawk was a real person! He fought AGAINST the Americans in the War of 1812 and was so well respected the Americans named a World War one division after him! It is this division that the hockey team is named for and thus indirectly after Black Hawk himself! The name is one of respect and honour.
commented 2016-09-12 11:36:08 -0400
I’m going to host a community hockey game soon for our team, the Bloody Scalpers, who will play against the White Hot Tomahawks. Free admission to all. The only ones accepting this so far are my first nations friends, who love the idea of a good scuffle on ice and the free beer and pemmican at the post-game pow-wow. Any ‘white’ takers?
commented 2016-09-12 10:01:25 -0400
Maurice Potvin – very well put. It all began with the Jews, and then Christianity was taught to the gentiles. God’s plan encompasses all races, which is why we aren’t to judge others because only God can search our hearts and minds. He is the only one that knows what our intentions are.
commented 2016-09-12 01:20:14 -0400
OK I think there is far too much outrage by these eternal cry babies and guardians of the insignificant causes. In all fairness I love the Indian names and pictures of brave warriors with one small exception. The Cleveland Indian mascot just strikes me like he is the native version of Alfred E. Newman. In any event i would still take it over being called the red blacks which to a color blind person would be the equivalent of being called the blankety blanks. Kind of hard to get worked up rooting for such a non inspiring team. So yeah given the choice between crazy arse and the most unimaginative name in sporting history the Cleveland logo is looking pretty good.
commented 2016-09-12 01:15:39 -0400
SJW ignorance offends and triggers me, i demand they all commit suicide.
commented 2016-09-12 01:09:55 -0400
I wonder how that bitch is doing now ?
commented 2016-09-12 01:05:54 -0400
I always attempt to be polite and respect the beliefs of others --this is only fair—- UNTIL their fucking stupid beliefs, start to infringe, on what I always thought was Normal. Do you think for one iota of a moment—- that someone that takes they Canadian Citizenship OATH while wearing a MASK is going to be a good Citizen? I guess Justin does. It got you a Majority.
commented 2016-09-12 00:16:29 -0400
I am sick and tired of being told that WE can’t mention Jesus or show the Cross because it might cause the Muslims to go on another Killing spree. In the next breath you pussies tell us how Peaceful Islam is. , long as we don’t mention the fact that JESUS is the Son of God. Honest to Christ—-can you even begin to imagine Praying to someone like Muhammad. Hey! Muslims—- Can you tell me one sick ,perverted Sin -that your Prophet did NOT commit ?
commented 2016-09-12 00:03:33 -0400
I am White skinned , Christian religion and Proud of it. If this pisses you pigmented ,non Christian , semi-monkees off——— Then what the Hell. I don’t really care.
commented 2016-09-11 23:39:16 -0400
You are right on, Henry.
The funny thing is that the SJW’s talk on and on about appropriating other’s cultures. Meanwhile they are appropriating other peoples thoughts. Can you say hypocrisy? I betcha can.

I’d like to see a team named “The Fighting White Farmers”. I wonder what the response to that would be? One can only imagine.
commented 2016-09-11 19:01:32 -0400
I always though that naming a sport team after natives was a reference to their legendary prowess as athletes and warriors – but then these terms were constructed at a time when history and logic prevailed.
commented 2016-09-11 18:51:17 -0400
Yes, let’s not celebrate our admiration and love for the native people through symbols and works of art. Such a great and socially just idea! People who stir this type of pot are only out to find ways to earn money through shaming or guilty consciousness. They are the epitome of those who use other cultures to enrich themselves while creating divisiveness among our citizens. Absolutely the worse types of human beings.
commented 2016-09-11 17:36:15 -0400
Maurice for PM. I’ve never believed one should be proud of things they cannot control. I’m not proud that I’m white or a male or 5’3. I am proud that I’m Catholic, of my accomplishments, that I’m a father and a husband, my contributions to society and country. And I’m proud that I’m so humble about it.
commented 2016-09-11 16:15:14 -0400
Deborah Graupner said, “The white race has contributed a lot to our modern society, under Christianity”. EXACTLY!!! Although I’m Metis, I still grew up under the Judeo-Christian influence of European culture and came to believe in the God of the Bible as a child, as did my parents, and their parents before them. Christianity is hardly exclusive to the white race, but you will notice that when western (European) culture first began to turn its back on Christianity and Christian moral absolutes, beginning back with Madeline Murray O’Hair, and embrace relativism and hedonism as an alternative, that’s when white guilt and self-loathing began emerge. Coincidence? I don’t think so. We all need God to feel complete. If we turn our backs on the true God, we must create substitutes to fill that void, like radical environmentalism, or Liberal Marxist Globalism, or social “justice”. When those things eventually and inevitably fail to fill the void, we have no one left to blame but ourselves. And it is that self-blame and white guilt that leads to self-loathing and our apologies to the world for simply being who we are. Anne Graham Lotz said it best. “For several years now Americans in a sense have shaken their fist at God and said, God, we want you out of our schools, our government, our business, we want you out of our marketplace. And God, who is a gentleman, has just quietly backed out of our national and political life, our public life. Removing his hand of blessing and protection. We need to turn to God first of all and say, God, we’re sorry we have treated you this way and we invite you now to come into our national life.” The same holds true for Canada, but likelihood of that happening here is even less than in the US.
commented 2016-09-11 16:12:11 -0400
Liz Sandles is offensive and an exploitation of our tax dollars. Can we have her removed? Please!
commented 2016-09-11 14:30:06 -0400
Hi Rick…
Yes these sjw’s are nuts and potentially dangerous to a normal way of life..
commented 2016-09-11 14:25:12 -0400
Yeesh! Imitation is a form of flattery. These people are nuts!
commented 2016-09-11 14:11:34 -0400
To James Deborah Henry Steve and William…
All are outstanding posts with gifted insight..
To the SJW’s that support this crap John Wayne had a famous quote that applies to people like you.
“Never double down on stupid”
commented 2016-09-11 14:07:37 -0400
Peter Babich..
Your post about changing the name to the “white Crusaders” actually broke me up and I’m still chuckling about it..
Truly truly a remarkable sense of humor and I am looking forward with great anticipation to your next posting.
commented 2016-09-11 13:54:38 -0400
And… it’s also time that we force the San Diego Padres to change their name. I am certain that there are agnostics and atheists on that team who are aghast at being affiliated with Christianity, but just too concerned about their wages to take a principled stand. If they cannot stand for themselves, lest they have to quit their jobs and not provide for their families, then I will stand for them!
Whose with me!
Let’s go with something more apt..maybe the San Diego Relativists!
commented 2016-09-11 13:41:46 -0400
Can you tell me how many hockey teams wear the Chicago Black Hawks jerseys? Probably thousands
All across Canada. Among these are countless Indigenous teams!
Some people have just too much time on their hands. Always wanting to make “their statement”.
For this reason I’m going to dawn my Chicago jersey starting tomorrow.
Today Im wearing red in honor of the lives lost on 9/11 and the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our liberties and freedoms.
commented 2016-09-11 12:45:59 -0400
A long-standing peeve of mine has been activists who protest something that they insist is offensive to someone else WITHOUT even checking with that other group to find out if it IS offensive to them. This is just more of the same nonsense. Such people should get no attention whatsoever and certainly no accomodation. If significant numbers of Blackhawks or Redskins come forward and insist they are horribly offended by those names, that might change things but I see no reason to do ANYTHING for activists who have hissy fits on behalf of others who they haven’t even consulted.
commented 2016-09-11 12:17:03 -0400
wore my blackhawks hat since I was a kid in grade 3 all the way back in 1958. I haven’t stopped and never will.
commented 2016-09-11 12:11:40 -0400
This attack on team names, is a disguise for destroying anything that reflects our modern culture. It’s another step in erasing our borders and loyalty to a team spirit.
commented 2016-09-11 12:08:15 -0400
The decades of brainwashing have certainly had the intended effect. The white race has contributed a lot to our modern society, under Christianity. It is sickening to watch those who hate themselves for lessening the pain and poverty that were a part of the human condition. But now we are being sent back to the way things were at the time that Jesus walked the earth. Nobody is able to choose the colour of their skin, but I will never be ashamed to have been born white, and I’m blessed to be a Christian. The evil that is upon us causes nothing but pain and heartache and destruction and absolute terror. It is the devil’s cult and he wants to be worshipped on earth, which is what is taking place now. Nothing makes sense anymore unless you understand the differences between have a relationship with God, and believing that man is able to conquer all through the cult of evil. Man has proven over and over again that they will never beat what the creator can and will do.
commented 2016-09-11 12:06:26 -0400
This is yet another example of “White Guilt” perpetuated by the social elites who erroneously purport to know how society should be ordered. The team names in question were all chosen to honor the fierce fighting ways of Natives. In a team sport atmosphere the goal is to instill fear into your opponents. Why are so many teams named after other fierce things? Predators, lions, tigers panthers, raptors, hawks, etc. If you SJW’s want to rename your kid’s teams the lambs, they will be fleeced; the skunks, they will stink; the chickens, well… that speaks for itself.
commented 2016-09-11 11:45:55 -0400
I’d like to see it changed to “The White Crusaders” and watch the sjws hit the ceiling
commented 2016-09-11 11:24:12 -0400
The social justice warriors have done their jobs very well from the indoctrination in our schools to the brainwashing of the average householders both male and female… They have affectively made white people hate themselves but I am fact and proud to be white..
I am proud that I believe in God and I believe in the sacrifice that his son made to save mankind.
I am proud that in my lifes experience I have never experimented with sodomy or became a sodomite.
I am proud of the achievements and contributions to the scientific community’s as well as higher learning standards and classical musical genius made by white people. I am proud to be white
I am however sickened by the white people who get on the bandwagon and bang a drum on what’s left of our rights and freedom’s…
Freedoms of speech and so on..
Again I am sickened by the white people and their attitudes that would walk our future generations into oblivion by convincing them at all white people are racist and stupid and need to be punished for something.
God save us from ourselves… Because I have seen man try to do that and with each breath he gets stupider sillier and then stupider again trying to impress their other social justice morons and show them his/her power, prowess and omnipotence and how single-handedly this time he/she will save the world for sure..!!!!
commented 2016-09-11 11:06:20 -0400
So the South African soccer team the “All Blacks” must be banned from our shores?

What about that racist team name Ottawa “Red-Blacks”? If you don’t see the racism in that, my God! Trigger warning. We need a safe space. Got. To. Catch… My. Breath… Can’t. Breath… You can’s be so stupid not to see the offence to Black and to Red people. How insensitive. We must go to Starbucks and sit down and form a plan to stop this. Oh wait. Starbucks. Star Buck. Native appropriation!

What about that imperialistic US named team the Cincinnati “Reds” or “Red Socks”, even thought its about their foot ware we should ALL be offended because it might offend Native Americans.

Do we want teams with political messages, such as “The Senators”? The “Montreal Canadiens” is surely an insult to Separatists. How could we in good faith make them uncomfortable?

Vancouver uses the name “Canucks”. Isn’t that an insult to Canadians? And what of the Native Peoples, having to have the Canadian identity shoved in their faces whenever they want to enjoy a National(ist) Hockey League game?

Names like “Oliers” or “Jets” is offensive to environmentally concerned people who don’t appreciate names that promote the use of carbon based products. They will hold their breath and turn blue until the names are changed!

If you look hard enough, and if you are a SJW busy body who wants everyone to conform to their thinking and none other, you could be offended by just about anything.
commented 2016-09-11 10:37:44 -0400
The same clowns who want to revise (in a negative way) our culture by eliminating such things as the Chicago black hawks jerseys and logos have no issues whatsoever with Muslim attire under which you can hide bombs, weapons and your identity.