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Redskins Star QB RGIII Blasts ‘Tyranny of Political Correctness’ — The Left Freaks Out
The Blaze ^ | Apr. 30, 2013 8:38pm | Jason Howerton

Posted on 04/30/2013 8:21:01 PM PDT by Mozilla

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III on Tuesday complained about the “tyranny of political correctness” currently holding Americans “hostage.” His comments, posted on his official Twitter account, come as some people are demanding the Redskins change their team name because of its “racist” meaning.

“In a land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness,” Griffin tweeted. The comment may seem innocent, but it was enough to send the left into a frenzy, as noted on Twitchy.

Several of the criticisms hurled at Griffin seemingly accuse the QB of not knowing the definition of “tyranny.” Because they failed to understand the meaning behind his words, Griffin later felt compelled to explain to outraged Twitter users that “tyranny” has more than one meaning. He also followed up with a fitting quote following the angry response to his tweet: “If we speak..we say it the wrong way If we do not speak we are cowards….”

All that being said, Griffin also found a lot of support from other Twitter users.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Philosophy; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: athletes; chat; football; politicalcorrectness; redskins; rg3
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1 posted on 04/30/2013 8:21:01 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

bttt


2 posted on 04/30/2013 8:22:26 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Mozilla

Good for RG3.


3 posted on 04/30/2013 8:23:09 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50¢)
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To: Mozilla

Liking this guy more and more....


4 posted on 04/30/2013 8:23:48 PM PDT by freebilly
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To: Mozilla

One minority says they are offended and the majority have to put up with the BS that minority is throwing.

It’s time somebody took up for the majority.


5 posted on 04/30/2013 8:25:38 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Mozilla

Good for him. The left deserves, and needs CONSTANT PUSHBACK.


6 posted on 04/30/2013 8:25:40 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Mozilla

A star is born.


7 posted on 04/30/2013 8:25:46 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Mozilla

The fellow is getting to close to the truth.
Liberals ARE The Tyrants.


8 posted on 04/30/2013 8:26:13 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1, Half Baked 50¢)
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To: Mozilla
“tyranny of political correctness”

“If we speak..we say it the wrong way If we do not speak we are cowards….”

Bears Repeating

RGIII Rocks!

9 posted on 04/30/2013 8:26:56 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Mozilla

He uttered an Inconvenient Truth...and the American Soviets freaked.


10 posted on 04/30/2013 8:28:18 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Liberty Valance

Sounds to me like this young man is following in the good Dr. Carson’s footsteps speaking about the disastrous effects of the PC police.


11 posted on 04/30/2013 8:28:41 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Mozilla

Good for RG3!


12 posted on 04/30/2013 8:30:00 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Mozilla
I'm part American Indian...some of my cousins are way more Indian than I. And none of us...give a rats hind end about the Washington Redskins....name.

Bunch of B.S.

The Indian community needs to focus on Rez Indians drinking and doing Meth to death....and living in beat up leaning over trailers...And forget about the P.C. crap..!!

13 posted on 04/30/2013 8:31:41 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Life is a bitch. If it was easy, we would call it a slut)
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To: Mozilla

On the same day that the first queer athlete outs himself, RG3 steps up ... RG3 my new hero!


14 posted on 04/30/2013 8:31:57 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: Army Air Corps

They’ve been busy making the Tsarnaevs into national heroes.


15 posted on 04/30/2013 8:34:41 PM PDT by relictele
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To: Mozilla

They want to send RG3 back to the Lieberal plantation tribal farm since he’s such a ‘corndog brotha’....


16 posted on 04/30/2013 8:35:55 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: relictele

Yeah, “Eeeevil American Society made ‘em do it.”


17 posted on 04/30/2013 8:36:29 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Mozilla

A stellar young man from a fine family. He will have to deal with lesser characters in his life, unfortunately, but he will no doubt be able to handle their mewlings.


18 posted on 04/30/2013 8:37:00 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Mozilla

I really like this guy.


19 posted on 04/30/2013 8:37:33 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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Maybe, the Redskins could change their team name to the Whiteskins.

Nah, keep the Redskins. Whiteskins would be racist, too.

Wouldn’t it?

Actually, I could care less what their team name is.


20 posted on 04/30/2013 8:37:52 PM PDT by old_sage_says ("Do not wish ill for your enemy, plan it.." Brad Thor)
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To: Mozilla; All

Hail to the Redskins
Hail RG III
Liberals on the warpath
RG III ain’t PC

So good to hear this after 2 days of HomoPhilia over this Gay NBA player


21 posted on 04/30/2013 8:40:01 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Mozilla

I am liking this guy more and more. I followed him on twitter the second one of my twitter buddies retweeted what he wrote..he seems like a good guy and of course the left had a little fit..for them, tolerance is all about supporting what THEY want..if you disagree with them they try to destroy you


22 posted on 04/30/2013 8:41:20 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ConservativeMan55

Good for him. Still not happy about his coach puuting his career in danger last year. Boderline unethical behavior IMO.


23 posted on 04/30/2013 8:43:28 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: Mozilla

I like this guy the more I hear about him.


24 posted on 04/30/2013 8:45:26 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Army Air Corps

“He uttered an Inconvenient Truth...and the American Soviets freaked.”

He uttered an Inconvenient Truth...and the American Fascists freaked.

There that’s better


25 posted on 04/30/2013 8:47:45 PM PDT by stockpirate (Planned Parenthood, murdering black children one baby at a time.......where is the outrage)
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To: Mozilla

They probably want it named after Obama. The Blueskins.


26 posted on 04/30/2013 8:47:57 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: stockpirate

Accurate either way. He isn’t dancing to the tune.


27 posted on 04/30/2013 8:50:44 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Hardraade

Yeah, the “Green Eye Shadows” is a bit much to say.


28 posted on 04/30/2013 8:52:01 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Hardraade

No, that would be the Forewardskins.


29 posted on 04/30/2013 8:54:46 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: Mozilla

The Name of professional teams (or any team, for that matter, excluding the “screaming squids”, “the dirt bags,”the bisciut, the fighting whities” etc. that are meant to be a joke) are meant to make you proud and install fear in the opposition. This liberal PC crap is BS.


30 posted on 04/30/2013 8:59:27 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

“I really like this guy.”

Me too. Wish he was a Raider.
Anytime they want to change the name to the Washington Gefilte Fishes I’m fine with anything Jewish being associated with such a macho sport.


31 posted on 04/30/2013 9:00:43 PM PDT by willk
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To: Mozilla

He is right, there is nothing offensive about redskins, it is a freaking compliment unless you are a stupid democrat


32 posted on 04/30/2013 9:02:49 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

The Foreskins?


33 posted on 04/30/2013 9:04:52 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Doomonyou; Mozilla
GO WHITIES!!



34 posted on 04/30/2013 9:06:26 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Mozilla
Several of the criticisms hurled at Griffin seemingly accuse the QB of not knowing the definition of “tyranny.

Tyranny

2. arbitrary, unreasonable, or despotic behaviour or use of authority

3. any harsh discipline or oppression

Sounds pretty accurate to me. Customs, traditions and public opinion can be tyrannical, too.

35 posted on 04/30/2013 9:07:28 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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"...and the American Soviets freaked.

Of course they do. It's what they're trained to do when they're Pioneers (grades K-8) and when they're in the Komsomol (grade 9 thru College Bachelors Degree). The guy would be in deep doo-doo of they had an NKVD to whom they could denounce him (I fear that’s a work in progress).

36 posted on 04/30/2013 9:10:26 PM PDT by VR-21 (I'm weary of being lorded over by criminals and gilded degenerates.)
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To: Mozilla
RGIII blew off the White House Correspondents Dinner too. The Obama DNA-slurpers at the Washington Post are having a hissy-fit about it:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/reliable-source/wp/2013/04/29/robert-griffin-iii-why-did-he-skip-correspondents-dinner-obama-meeting/
37 posted on 04/30/2013 9:12:35 PM PDT by WeatherGuy
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To: Mozilla

I love this guy, starting with a great Heisman speech


38 posted on 04/30/2013 9:13:28 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Army Air Corps

They could shorten it just to “The Bluelips”...


39 posted on 04/30/2013 9:20:09 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Old Sarge

Yikes, where do I get me some gear?

I may become a Redskins fan, and living in Texas, that could mean my life.


40 posted on 04/30/2013 9:24:02 PM PDT by notted
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To: Hardraade

Their war cry would be “Let me be clear!”


41 posted on 04/30/2013 9:24:22 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Mozilla

Good for him.


42 posted on 04/30/2013 9:30:36 PM PDT by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Mozilla

bump


43 posted on 04/30/2013 9:45:13 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: Osage Orange

Of course it’s not the native Americans, it’s the wine swisher metrosexuals that want it changed


44 posted on 04/30/2013 10:48:58 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: mylife

Golly! He just earned a fan. I mean, big time. IF they don’t make him recant. And I speak as one of a long line of REAL “redskins,”


45 posted on 04/30/2013 10:54:00 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: yldstrk

Native Americans call themselves Indian or by the name of their nation. Never could understand those why we can’t just use the French word, aborigines. We got here first.


46 posted on 04/30/2013 10:56:49 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: Mozilla

For the PC folks, how about changing from the “Redskins” to the “Rednecks”. I think you would hear a different kind of bitching........flushing out both the floaters and sinkers in the lavatory receptacle.


47 posted on 04/30/2013 11:04:02 PM PDT by Islander2
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To: notted

LOL! He is making it harder for me to dislike him, being a Cowboys fan and all. I guess I can dislike Eli and the Gints even more The Iggles too


48 posted on 04/30/2013 11:07:18 PM PDT by Stayingawayfromthedarkside
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To: Mozilla
I agree. Change it to the Washington Faggots. The Left is all in favor of faggots, aren't they?

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are no longer using this logo:

so just change the colors to burgandy and gold, and voila! - no more racist identity.

49 posted on 04/30/2013 11:24:14 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Stayingawayfromthedarkside

“I can dislike Eli and the Gints even more The Iggles too”

Ya, thats what you call a given... err. Not that theres anything wrong with liking the Giants. (cough) or the Eagles for that matter, Its just, well, not kosher down here. Got a go, someone claiming to be Archie, is pounding at my door.


50 posted on 04/30/2013 11:30:13 PM PDT by notted
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