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Worries over racism, waterways
inspire push to rename 'Asian carp'

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Posted By: voxpopuli, 7/15/2021 1:47:06 PM

Minnesota state Sen. Foung Hawj was never a fan of the "Asian carp" label commonly applied to four imported fish species that are wreaking havoc in the U.S. heartland, infesting numerous rivers and bearing down on the Great Lakes. But the last straw came when an Asian business delegation arriving at the Minneapolis airport encountered a sign reading "Kill Asian Carp." It was a well-intentioned plea to prevent spread of the invasive fish. But the message was off-putting to the visitors.


minneapolis is burning and THIS is a headline story.. let's compromise call em "Commie Carps"

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Reply 1 - Posted by: columba 7/15/2021 1:51:01 PM (No. 846796)
Is anyone considering changing the name of Nigeria?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: sanspeur 7/15/2021 1:56:13 PM (No. 846801)
so we can’t “honor” the real sources of bad things that infiltrate the US ? Wuhan -flu and asian Carp ? but we can make history pc like ..the fraud 1690 scam or whatever we WANT it to be ..amiright ?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hairy Eyeball 7/15/2021 1:59:11 PM (No. 846804)
Here in Florida Jewfish were renamed "Goliath Grouper". My Jewish friends that I fish with just shook there heads and laughed when it happened. Sais it never offended them as it is one of the biggest and baddest of the groupers. I notice they haven't changed the name of Jewfish creek which one one crosses when heading into the Keys.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951 7/15/2021 1:59:30 PM (No. 846805)
So is Chinese Food next?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 7/15/2021 2:03:51 PM (No. 846812)
Oh for Gods sake, give me a break...these fookin' idiots will never stop with this baloney until we just stop them.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: chance_232 7/15/2021 2:19:04 PM (No. 846835)
Canada Geese is next!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ming 7/15/2021 2:26:31 PM (No. 846851)
Someone needs to get a life.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: seamusm 7/15/2021 2:28:23 PM (No. 846854)
How 'bout 'damn furrin fish'?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: KTWO 7/15/2021 2:34:01 PM (No. 846859)
The name 'polar bears' implies some bears are not fit to inhabit temperate or tropic zones. Or so Activists have told me. Equity For All Bears. Now!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: CactusStar 7/15/2021 2:34:09 PM (No. 846860)
People who have those types of worries don't fit in my reality.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Older and Wiser 7/15/2021 2:46:57 PM (No. 846873)
This is getting to the silly stage. Or past it.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 7/15/2021 2:48:15 PM (No. 846874)
The term Asian now covers just about every race on the planet. Were the visitors Indian, Russian, Iranian, Arabs, Turks? No I figure real business would consider Minneapolis except Red Chinese spies.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: 3XALADY 7/15/2021 3:31:57 PM (No. 846907)
Oh, for Pete's sake! Get a life!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: NorthernDog 7/15/2021 3:43:28 PM (No. 846923)
The Great White shark has too much privilege, Needs to be renamed too.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/15/2021 4:08:06 PM (No. 846948)
OMG !!! I suspect Julidichromis Marlerii are hanging by a thread.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rather Read 7/15/2021 4:11:55 PM (No. 846953)
They are going to change the name of the gypsy moth. Evidently it's insulting. I suspect the Japanese beetle will be next.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/15/2021 4:59:58 PM (No. 847003)
It's all a distraction from the miserable failures of the Biden administration. Stay focused. And let's rename shrimp, you know, for the midgets.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DVC 7/15/2021 5:07:14 PM (No. 847019)
Gee. It's a carp, and it comes from Asia. Kinda like Wuhan flu. It's a 'flu' and it came from Wuhan. Why is this so difficult for these geniuses?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Come And Take It 7/15/2021 5:09:53 PM (No. 847025)
Did it come from Asia? Is it a carp? Then what's the problem?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rumblehog 7/15/2021 6:18:23 PM (No. 847083)
I think blacks refer to the worthless Gar as the "Buffalo-fish"
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Morris Wanchuk 7/15/2021 7:29:17 PM (No. 847136)
We should welcome them as 'Diversity Carp' < / sarcasm >.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: mifla 7/16/2021 5:07:55 AM (No. 847428)
OK, will put it on the list. Entry number 34,171.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: franq 7/16/2021 6:09:46 AM (No. 847463)
Astronomers are next. "Black Hole" has to go.
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