Skip to comments.Seattle Named After Slave Owner (Vanity)
Posted on 08/17/2017 5:14:25 PM PDT by llevrok
"Seattle earned his reputation at a young age as a leader and a warrior, ambushing and defeating groups of tribal enemy raiders coming up the Green River from the Cascade foothills, and attacking the Chimakum and the S'Klallam tribes living on the Olympic Peninsula. Like many of his contemporaries, he owned slaves captured during his raids. "
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Well, they were all members of the same race, so it’s OK...Give the Chief a pass!!! /sarcasm;)
Cities ,towns ,streets ,schools the list of places named after slave owners will be endless
What I find interesting is that these statues have been up for over 100 years. Suddenly they are a crisis!!!!!
If it was so important to remove them, it would have been much easier to accomplish under 0vomit, so why wasn’t it a problem then?
Is it a coincidence that this has suddenly become the left’s #1 issue just at the same time that economic information is coming out showing that blacks have improved their financial situation more after 6 months of Trump than in 8 years of 0vomit? (Actually, financial circumstances WORSENED under 0vomit.) Black earnings are way up and black employment is way up. Hmmmmm.
This was so embarrassing that in 1986 the county was "renamed" after Martin Luther King, Jr.
The sad truth that the Left is attempting to sweep under the rug, is that our Revolution was the beginning of the overthrow of world wide slavery. Unfortunately much of the world still has slavery in one form or another.
I expect a mass exodus in 3, 2.... 8>)
The left is certifiably MAD!
I was just thinking today about dogs, isn’t it racist to say that dogs have “owners”?? Doesn’t that sort of mock slavery and stuff? Like if you see a dog running around by himself people - usually white people - will say to the dog “who is your owner” as if the dog is a slave. I think it is high time we end this and tear down statues of dogs.
Hey, could rename it. “Old Moscow”.
Perfect,as they are more communist the current Moscow..
Also, I want to know when blacks are going to file for a new last name to throw off the racist namesakes that so many now bear with surnames like Washington, Jefferson, Lee, et cetera.
Too funny! How the worm has turned.
Is this a good time to remind them that Øbongo’s ancestors were slave owners too?!
Chief Seattle was a Suquamish Tribe and Dkhw'Duw'Absh chief. A prominent figure among his people, he pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with "Doc" Maynard. The city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington, was named after him
Or that Washington state’s largest county was originally named after Rufus King, who was the 13th vice president of the United States, a slave owner, and never stepped foot in the state.
“We’re all Slavers on this bus!”
German Shepards? Schnauzers? Pomeranians? See where I’m going?
Yes, where WERE all these statues the past 8 years, were they all covered in white sheets or something?
Oh, was that racist?
That’s rich about Seattle. I’m too old though to learn a new name for every dam* city and state...
The left is certifiably MAD!
Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.
Well if so, they weren’t black slaves. Natives all across America attacked local tribes, captured slaves. This slavery was not the same as the slaves in Democrat controlled south.
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