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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jun/27/army-vets-blast-pc-police-for-attacking-apache-chi/

Veterans aren't happy with a recent op-ed by the Washington Post, which charged that the Apache, Comanche, Chinook, Lakota, Cheyenne and Kiowa military vehicles were a "greater symbolic injustice" than the NFL's Washington Redskins' name.

"Even if the NFL and Redskins brass come to their senses and rename the team, a greater symbolic injustice would continue to afflict Indians - an injustice perpetuated not by a football club but by our federal government," Simon Waxman of the Boston Review wrote for the Post on Thursday.

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He added that the helicopter names were "propaganda" that needed to end, because Native American life expectancy statistics indicate the "violence is ongoing, even if the guns are silent."

Readers at the popular military news gathering website Doctrine Man reacted Friday.

"I suspect that the author is less unhappy that our choppers have Indian names, and more unhappy that there is a U.S. military," wrote Alex Kuhns.

Kevin Schooler wrote: "What floors me is that for the most part, it isn't American Indians who are offended. It is guilt-ridden white liberals being offended on their behalf. How's that for paternalism?"

Even the website's moderator weighed in, saying that the names the military chooses for weapons platforms "are anything but derogatory, they convey strength, honor, and courage. @SimonWaxman is grossly uninformed."


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Sorry native americans, or more likely liberal clowns defending them needlessly, having any military vehicle, craft, or piece of kit named after you is a great honor. Stfu already with the race baiting.
 

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If I was a Native American I would be honored to have such badass military equipment such as an apache. As a Jew I thought it was awesome to have one of the coolest fish, the jewfish named after my people. Then somebody who I am sure isn't Jewish and got the official name switched to the Goliath grouper. I still call it a jewfish though.
 

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Lets see, now they have to change the names of the Jeep Cherokee and Dodge Dakota too. I guess they should change the name of the Chevy SS also because you wouldn't want to insult any Nazis out there that are still alive. Maybe the Dodge Ram as well to keep goats from getting pissed off. Where does PC freakin' end?
 

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"Where does PC freakin' end?"

When this country wakes up and gets rid of the liberal A-holes that have taken over!
 

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As long as we're cleansing the vernacular, can we do away with that silly game with stick and net?

I understand it might be too late to do so for soccer, but surely this is still time for the other?
 

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If I was a Native American I would be honored to have such badass military equipment such as an apache. As a Jew I thought it was awesome to have one of the coolest fish, the jewfish named after my people. Then somebody who I am sure isn't Jewish and got the official name switched to the Goliath grouper. I still call it a jewfish though.
We used to call station wagons in Boro Park "Jew Canoes". If there are any Jewish American Indians to be offended we covered all the bases.
 

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We used to call station wagons in Boro Park "Jew Canoes". If there are any Jewish American Indians to be offended we covered all the bases.
................... Dustin Hoffman in " Little Big Man " ?
 

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I always thought PC stood for pure crap.
 

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Many many years ago when we were attacking some middle eastern country and firing lots of Navy based Tomahawke missle there was a short news blurb that a group of American Indians protesting the missle name. Said it made it look like the American Indians were attacking them.
 

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Sorry native americans, or more likely liberal clowns defending them needlessly, having any military vehicle, craft, or piece of kit named after you is a great honor. Stfu already with the race baiting.
My Great Grandmother was Cherokee, I am offended that the govment didnt name any badass weapons after them....But then again.....they were the civilized tribe.........Unless you mixit with Irish and Ukranian.....bah. ha. Ha. Ha. I
 

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You can call me what ever the hell you want.....But a DEMOCRAT OR A LIBERAL
 
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