Rename Austin?

AKA Bar and Grill - General Discussion of any topics, does not need to be related to metal trading.
User avatar
MaxGravy
Site Admin
Posts: 15528
Joined: Sat Jul 18, 2009

Rename Austin?

Postby MaxGravy » Sun Jul 29, 2018

Welcome to California, y'all. :roll:

City report on Confederate monuments raises idea of renaming Austin

Renaming of seven streets worthy of immediate action, report states, but renaming Austin not a simple matter.

In discussion of possible changes, report also asks, ‘What’s next and where do we stop?’

Known as both the “father of Texas” and the namesake of the state’s capital, Stephen F. Austin carved out the early outlines of Texas among his many accomplishments.
He also opposed an attempt by Mexico to ban slavery in the province of Tejas and said if slaves were freed, they would turn into “vagabonds, a nuisance and a menace.”

For that reason, the city of Austin’s Equity Office suggested renaming the city in a report about existing Confederate monuments that was published this week. more...

User avatar
tdtwedt
Gold Supporter
Posts: 5533
Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2014
Location: South Mississippi

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby tdtwedt » Sun Jul 29, 2018

It should be renamed MaxGravyTown….

:duck:
There are more ways than one to skin a cat.

User avatar
PeacePeople
Moderator
Posts: 13844
Joined: Tue May 10, 2011
Location: Canyonlands National Park, USA

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby PeacePeople » Sun Jul 29, 2018

Then there will be studies that state we need to rename anything with Washington, Jefferson and any other founding fathers that were slave holders.
ImageImageImage

User avatar
BotanicusRex
Supporter
Posts: 3254
Joined: Wed Sep 22, 2010
Location: Minnesota

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby BotanicusRex » Sun Jul 29, 2018

This stuff is getting absolutely insane.

By David Chanen Star Tribune JANUARY 19, 2018...

"It’s official, at least in Minnesota: Lake Calhoun, the biggest lake in Minneapolis, will now go by its original Dakota name, Bde Maka Ska. ...

The lake has been called Calhoun for nearly 200 years, ever since federal surveyors for U.S. Secretary of War John Calhoun arrived in the 1820s to prepare for Fort Snelling’s construction at the junction of the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers.
They named the lake for Calhoun, an outspoken supporter of slavery who went on to become vice president (under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson) and a U.S. senator from South Carolina."

Of course no one can pronounce the new name, and even the few Indians who still speak the language can't decide on the proper pronunciation.
It has been unofficially decided by the public that it will be referred to as "The Lake formerly known as Calhoun"
"You have a choice between the natural stability of gold, and the honesty and intelligence of the members of government. Vote for Gold."........ George Bernard Shaw

User avatar
MaxGravy
Site Admin
Posts: 15528
Joined: Sat Jul 18, 2009

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby MaxGravy » Sun Jul 29, 2018

The Democrat party started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S. history. Shouldn't they have to change their name as well? I got a few suggestions...

spacemanx
Posts: 41
Joined: Fri Jul 06, 2018

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby spacemanx » Sun Jul 29, 2018

next thing you know they will want to rename washington DC since it is named after george washington.
he owned slaves too

jcz1
Posts: 4863
Joined: Sat May 28, 2011
Location: USA

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby jcz1 » Sun Jul 29, 2018

MaxGravy wrote:The Democrat party ... founded the KKK ... Shouldn't they have to change their name as well?


I'm guessing that if you didn't want me to weigh in, you would have hidden it from me in the Politics area, so here goes...

Some D's are already doing this, calling themselves Democratic Socialists. It won't be too long before the "Democratic" part is dropped completely.

By the way, parties change over time, in case you haven't noticed. The KKK now tends to favor the R's - I wonder why?

User avatar
fredzoyt
Spiritual Supporter
Posts: 5776
Joined: Sat Jul 11, 2009
Location: Manassas,VA
Contact:

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby fredzoyt » Sun Jul 29, 2018

Big picture scenario: The USA, in the not too distant future, will cease to be the USA. It will be broken up into parts because of political and ideological factions. It's sad to me to know what this country will become. But it's inevitable, as God prepares the earth for the glorious return of His beloved Son!
http://www.the-highway.com/ultimate_questions.html
http://www.gotquestions.org/way-of-salvation.html
Image

Phil. 2:10 so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

BigJim#1-8
Posts: 298
Joined: Fri Sep 10, 2010

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby BigJim#1-8 » Sun Jul 29, 2018

Just more unhinged lib/prog/soc/comm lunacy.

They try to destroy history & insert their agenda/ideology.
Bitter Clinger, Deplorable, Virulent, Dreg of Society. & Proud of it.

User avatar
b4/Vj()z
Gold Jester
Posts: 5322
Joined: Mon Dec 06, 2010
Location: Santa Maria, CA area

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby b4/Vj()z » Sun Jul 29, 2018

fredzoyt wrote: The USA, in the not too distant future, will cease to be the USA.

The country is a speck of what it originally was; Sadly, I call your attention to this article:

If you're a law abiding US citizen, a team of armed undercover US Air Marshals could be following you on your next flight, taking minute-by-minute notes whether or not you engage in such threatening behavior as sleeping on the plane, using a phone, going to the bathroom or talking to other passengers.

(https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-07- ... ew-program)
Socialism – ideas so good, they have to be mandatory
Image
Image Image

User avatar
MaxGravy
Site Admin
Posts: 15528
Joined: Sat Jul 18, 2009

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby MaxGravy » Sun Jul 29, 2018

jcz1 wrote:
MaxGravy wrote:The Democrat party ... founded the KKK ... Shouldn't they have to change their name as well?


I'm guessing that if you didn't want me to weigh in, you would have hidden it from me in the Politics area, so here goes...

Some D's are already doing this, calling themselves Democratic Socialists. It won't be too long before the "Democratic" part is dropped completely.

By the way, parties change over time, in case you haven't noticed. The KKK now tends to favor the R's - I wonder why?


The KKK being conservative does not mean that conservatives support the KKK. Why would anyone think that? Scammers, illegal aliens and criminals support the democrat party, but that doesn’t mean liberals support their agenda, or does it?

User avatar
Purple and Gold
Posts: 8570
Joined: Mon Jul 13, 2009

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby Purple and Gold » Sun Jul 29, 2018

jcz1 wrote:Some D's are already doing this, calling themselves Democratic Socialists. It won't be too long before the "Democratic" part is dropped completely.


I love this dog!

ImageImageImage

User avatar
Walkabout
Posts: 240
Joined: Mon Feb 01, 2016

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby Walkabout » Sun Jul 29, 2018

Just more loony lefty garbage #walkaway

snappy
Silver Supporter
Posts: 53
Joined: Fri Jan 19, 2018

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby snappy » Sun Jul 29, 2018

jcz1 wrote:Some D's are already doing this, calling themselves Democratic Socialists. It won't be too long before the "Democratic" part is dropped completely.

And replaced with "Authoritarian"... :thumbdown:

blevdawgAg47
Posts: 670
Joined: Sat Feb 01, 2014

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby blevdawgAg47 » Sun Jul 29, 2018

If I may, I would suggest Snowflake City...
No???
How 'bout Virtue-Sigopolis?
Skinny Jeanstown?
ImageImageImage

User avatar
Tractor Man
Gold Supporter
Posts: 1259
Joined: Sat Nov 19, 2011
Location: Out standing in my field.

Re: Rename Austin?

Postby Tractor Man » Sun Jul 29, 2018

jcz1 wrote:
MaxGravy wrote:The Democrat party ... founded the KKK ... Shouldn't they have to change their name as well?


I'm guessing that if you didn't want me to weigh in, you would have hidden it from me in the Politics area, so here goes...

Some D's are already doing this, calling themselves Democratic Socialists. It won't be too long before the "Democratic" part is dropped completely.

By the way, parties change over time, in case you haven't noticed. The KKK now tends to favor the R's - I wonder why?


Dude, don't you see what's happening? The full-on Socialism thing is a last ditch effort. Their poster child is that wild-eyed girl from NY. In comparison, she makes Bernie Sanders look like Ronald Reagan (and Albert Einstein with how stupid she is). Bernie's ideas are so crazy, he couldn't even beat Hillary, which must be a very easy thing to do if you believe the Left's rhetoric of the quality of the candidate that did beat her. Up until recently, the mantra had been open borders. Then European countries, notorious for their absolute open-border policies, started placing restrictions. So the Left was smart to shut up about that when they did. Also, the blatantly obvious publicity stunts with a more than willing media, eg. Auntie Maxine, have all grown old. Socialism, with their kinda-hot-in-an-insane-sorta-way girl is the only thing getting the clicks right now. I don't think it's a very good strategic move at all by the Left. Actually, I think the Left no longer has a concept of strategy and are riding a runaway train that they won't be able to stop. All they know is to shove it down your throat ... whatever the flavor of the day.

So, I agree that the Left should probably drop the Democrat name. They need a new start, in addition to all of the evils that the American people have been subjected to under that party's name. I mean really, change Lake Calhoun or Austin, Texas but keep that evil name? It just doesn't make sense. But I don't think choosing ... what would it be? ... Socialistic? Socialistican? United Socialist States that used to be a freedom-loving Republic (U.S.S.R.)? ... none of those is a very wise choice if you care about political strategy at all.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence. Charles Bukowski
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. Voltaire

Image Image Image


Return to “Burgers and Beers”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: fredzoyt and 2 guests