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2018-07-31 -Land of the Free
Austin, Texas Considers PC Name-Change
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Posted by Bobby 2018-07-31 08:10|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6478 views ]  Top

#1 call it Pancho Villa
Posted by Squinty Gurly-Brown3033 2018-07-31 08:33||   2018-07-31 08:33|| Front Page Top

#2 People of color often had no voice and no opportunity to raise concerns about the city’s decision to honor Confederate leaders

They also had no voice in the drafting and ratification of the Constitution of the United States. Oh, and there were slave holders too involved in that. Let's throw everything out and make it about pure power. Let's see who's left standing.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-07-31 08:55||   2018-07-31 08:55|| Front Page Top

#3 But then, Stephen F. Austin, for whom the city is named died before the Civil War and by most accounts was not a slave owner.

So just another example of Libs from other parts of the country moving to a Red state and infecting the politics with their moon bat crazy ideas.
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2018-07-31 09:49||   2018-07-31 09:49|| Front Page Top

#4 Rename it Santa Ana.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-07-31 10:33||   2018-07-31 10:33|| Front Page Top

#5 I vote for Juliostan.
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-07-31 12:29||   2018-07-31 12:29|| Front Page Top

#6 See if Jesus City flies.
That'll give Sessions something to investigate.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-07-31 13:18||   2018-07-31 13:18|| Front Page Top

#7 Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and several others of the founding fathers were slave owners. How long will it be before the SJWs demand that the District of Columbia, the state of Washington, all of the 30+ places named Jefferson" change their names?

Oh, and tear down the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial. Might as well tear down the Lincoln Memorial while they're at it. After all, Lincoln was a Republican.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia  2018-07-31 14:00||   2018-07-31 14:00|| Front Page Top

#8 Lostin? Costin'? Boston (as in, "the Athens of Texas")? Or annoy the sign painters guild by just changing which Austin "Austin" points to? Six Million Dollar Man's obviously ineligible, but surely there's a first bicolor trans furperson of oxidation management, or a lesb1an freedman Union vet, or... whatever... that all decent folks could get behind?

And when they come for H-Town, how about "Hopkins?" Or "Jesus City." Whichever.
Posted by Zenobia Floger6220 2018-07-31 14:24||   2018-07-31 14:24|| Front Page Top

#9 To Santa Anna Texas?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-07-31 14:24||   2018-07-31 14:24|| Front Page Top

#10 Ooops (#4)
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-07-31 14:25||   2018-07-31 14:25|| Front Page Top

#11 Snowflake, Texas has a nice ring to it.
Posted by AuburnTom 2018-07-31 16:56||   2018-07-31 16:56|| Front Page Top

#12 Nuestra Señora de la Santa Muerte, Tejas...
It has a certain ... ambiance... doesn't it?
Posted by magpie 2018-07-31 21:46||   2018-07-31 21:46|| Front Page Top

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