#1 Minn Democrat: It’s Racist To Call A Fish From Asia An “Asian Carp” by Eglman 05.05.2014 12:29

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Obviously.

Via Breitbart:

The Minnesota Senate on Monday approved John Hoffman’s (D-MN) bill to change the name “Asian carp” so called because the species originates from Asia, to “invasive carp”. Since Asian carp were introduced in the U.S. in the 1970′s, the fish have spread to dozens of states causing destruction in the delicate ecosystems of the waterways.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been fighting off the most invasive species, the black carp from China, the Silver carp from Vietnam, and Grass carp from China from spreading into the Great Lakes were the fish could do massive damage the regions fishing industry. While arguing his case on the Senate floor, Hoffman said that referring to the fish as “Asian” was hurtful to some people…

Video here…http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/20...l-And-Offensive

#2 RE: Minn Democrat: It’s Racist To Call A Fish From Asia An “Asian Carp” by Frank Cannon 05.05.2014 18:45

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The Minnesota Senate on Monday approved John Hoffman’s (D-MN) bill to change the name “Asian carp” so called because the species originates from Asia, to “invasive carp”.



Interestingly enough, "invasive carp" wasn't the first name floated for this fish. First pick was "Damn Slanty Eyed Fish", but that got set aside because it was too many words. Weird people those Minnesotans.

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