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    Probably should have sat this one out Washington. From their Twitter handle:

    by Junior Ute
    2015-11-26 22:52:56

    @redskins "Wishing you and your family a Happy #Thanksgiving."

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    Channeling the great Mark Steyn, at some point a civilization becomes too stupid to survive.

    by Arthur Guinness
    2015-11-27 09:33:49

    For clarification, my response is to those offended by that Thanksgiving message. We have to be close to the high-water mark of the pussification of the West, right?

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    Do please educate me on the historical impact of Thanksgiving from your "Real 'Murican" perspective.

    by SkinyUte
    2015-11-27 10:58:54

    Or perhaps you should read a bit about how actual Native Americans feel about it. Yes, it's a celebration. But one that carries with it some pretty significant baggage and pain for a dwindling segment of our population.

    And no, I'm not "offended" by the original message. I just think it's in poor taste...which is something I've come to expect from that organization in general.

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    I find the whole PC movement to be tedious and unnecessary, but I think it's hilarious that you think it's ok to rationalize hatred and historical persecution

    by PDXUtefan
    2015-11-27 11:07:35

    of a group of people because they encompass a small portion of the population. "Leftist hell"? What the #%!@ does that even mean? Can I call it "rightist idiocy" when someone says something as stupid as you just said? We're talking about a group of people that is numbered in the millions and used to be much more, but has spent hundreds of years being belittled and cast away/disrespected. They're a group that was treated as second rate, rounded up and thrown into encampments, or even just flat our hunted and killed. And yet here you are rationalizing stereotypical remarks that demean them.

    I suppose it's also ok to go around saying that everyone in Utah is a bunch of long underwear, tight-wad, polygamous, child/sister/cousin marrying mormon freaks because they encompass a small portion of the overall population of this country.

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    Sorry if this got hashed out the other day, as I didn't see it, but here's a guy that thinks all U parking lots should be closed on football game days

    by HoopUte
    2015-11-27 09:52:22

    http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/3218890-155 /letter-va-patients-take-priority-over

    Some on the board might recognize my responses in the comment section under my Discus monikor, but this doctor is a moron. First off, his premise that the only way into the VA is off of 500 South (even though he calls it Foothill Dr.) is incorrect. But it's his proposed solution under a fake guise of caring for Vets that really irked me. IMO the bottom line is this guy is whining about his inconvenience that's happened once, and somehow it never connected in his mind what that big stadium structure might be used for periodically and if that might affect him in any way.

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    Generally I'm not a fan of litigation and don't want to be the guy that files suit but given that I've gone through six weeks

    by FlyfishingUte
    2015-11-27 13:11:50

    Of Pain and missed out on so many of the fall activities I enjoy now I'm pissed

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    No one. I just find it somewhat disheartening that even the mere possibility of considering that something might be offensive to Native Americans is immediately swept under the rug as "PC nonsense"

    by SkinyUte
    2015-11-27 11:55:24

    Then again, I've spent the last two weeks working with tribal groups and hearing some of the horrific challenges they face. It's entirely possible that I'm overly sensitive about this topic today.

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    By letting it go, you give positive reinforcement to negative behavior.

    by pangloss
    2015-11-27 12:04:48

    A heartfelt apology and an effort to 'make it right' is the least you should expect.

    The imbeciles among us need to be figuratively slapped around on occasional. That's what the courts are there for and it's good for society for them to learn from their mistakes. Screw 'em.

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    I agree with you 100% in general terms, but in this specific case, both the name of the organization and the context of its tweet are legitimately offensive towards one of the most persecuted groups of people ever.

    by TheBaron
    2015-11-27 14:22:41

    It's not the "wishing you a happy Thanksgiving" part; it's the organization doing the wishing. If you call yourself the Washington Darkies, you don't #%!@ing tweet about Martin Luther King Day without expecting some backlash. That isn't ultra-liberal safe space bull$#!+; it's basic common sense.

    Pretending "brown bag lunch" has racist connotations? Now THAT is ultra-liberal safe space bull$#!+.

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    Guy takes a case in to a lawyer he found online. Lawyer says looks great, I'll need $80k to get started

    by wannabeaute
    2015-11-27 12:42:41

    The guy says "$80k? That's the price of a new Merecedes!"
    Lawyer says "I know, didn't you see it there in the parking lot as you walked in?"

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    I wonder if he's ever run into rush-hour traffic on I-15. He would probably want the HOC lanes be reserved for him.

    by pangloss
    2015-11-27 10:55:27

    I'm guessing the good doctor got in trouble with his bosses for being late to work.

    Six or seven times per year 50,000 people tie up the area around the football stadium. It isn't a surprise event. The schedules are widely publicized. The doctor ought to ask his colleagues how they get to work, on-time, on game days.

    He might even ask some of the vets he treats what they think about his idea to close parking to game-day football fans. I don't think they'll agree. They're a smart group, on the whole, and possess common sense.

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    synonymous with the persecution and genocide of that same group

    by Arthur Guinness
    2015-11-27 10:30:45

    Perhaps in your leftist hell. For many others, most perhaps, the Thanksgiving holiday signifies nothing of the kind.

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    RE: Guy takes a case in to a lawyer he found online. Lawyer says looks great, I'll need $80k to get started

    by UteFansRock
    2015-11-27 14:18:29

    I know those guys Dewey, Cheatum, and Howe. YUK YUK YUK.

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    Now cook dinner every night for the next 63 years.

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    2015-11-27 08:54:36

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