Hmmm, Harvard apparently touted Elizabeth Warren’s status as a Native American in the New York Times

posted at 1:21 pm on May 11, 2012 by Morgen Richmond

Throughout the controversy over Elizabeth Warren’s claimed Native American ancestry, Warren has maintained she was unaware that Harvard Law School touted her heritage in defense of it’s diversity hiring practices in the 90′s. As reported by the Boston Herald, the Harvard student newspaper The Crimson published at least two contemporaneous articles on this topic which made reference to Elizabeth Warren as a Native American professor, in defense of the Law School. But it turns out this controversy generated ink in more than just the Harvard school paper: it also found it’s way into the New York Times. This is the full text of a letter published by the Times on Feb. 1, 1998 (emphasis added):

To the Editor:

Re the Jan. 29 Op-Ed article on hiring at Harvard Law School: Since 1989 the school has appointed to the faculty or voted tenure for four African-Americans, a Hispanic professor and eight women, including a Native American.

The school first offered a visiting professorship to Lani Guinier in 1992. Because of her nomination by President Clinton and for personal reasons, she was unable to accept our offer until January 1996. We offered her a tenured professorship in February 1996 and were happy to receive her acceptance of the offer this month.

Over all, 44 percent of the people appointed to positions of professor or assistant professor since Robert Clark became dean in 1989 have been women or minorities group members. We expect this trend in faculty hiring to continue.

MICHAEL CHMURA

News Director, Harvard Law School

Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 30, 1998

The Jan 29 Op-Ed that this was in response to was an editorial written by former Harvard Law professor Derrick Bell, of all people, in which he questioned why it had taken Harvard Law so long to hire it’s first minority female professor (Lani Guinier). “At Last, Harvard Sees the Light” was the headline, and it was featured prominently on the Times editorial page (you can see an image of the story over at Breitbart, thanks to John Sexton who unearthed this at his local library.)

So Chmura’s letter was clearly an effort to counter the bad publicity generated by Bell’s Op-Ed. And given that Bell’s criticism was focused on the lack of minority women hired at Harvard, Chmura’s assertion that they had in fact previously hired one individual who fit this description – a Native American woman – was central to his case.

Now, obviously Chmura’s letter did not mention Warren by name. However, an article which appeared in the Harvard Crimson only 3 days later, welcoming Guinier to the School, also included the following text:

Harvard Law School currently has only one tenured minority woman, Gottlieb Professor of Law Elizabeth Warren, who is Native American. The racial makeup of the HLS Faculty has been an issue before as well: in 1989, Harvard dismissed Weld Professor of Law Derrick A. Bell after 18 years of teaching because the noted expert on race and law refused to end his leave in protest of the absence of minority women on HLS faculty.

Chmura himself also directly identified Warren as a Native American, and Harvard Law’s only minority female faculty member, in an article published a couple of years earlier in the Crimson. So it seems pretty unlikely to say the least that Chmura could have been referring to anyone other than Warren in his letter to the Times. Both this letter, and the article published in the Crimson just 3 days later, were directly related to the hiring of Lani Guinier. And as far as anyone knows, there was no one else at Harvard Law claiming to be a Native American woman in this time frame.

Ok, so what? I suppose this may be just another footnote to this whole episode. But I also think this further calls into question Warren’s claim that she was unaware that her heritage was being used by Harvard in this manner. Now that we know this controversy involved not only a long-simmering controversy with a prominent former law professor in Bell, but that it also spilled over to the pages of the New York Times. Could Warren have somehow been oblivious to all this? That a Harvard spokesperson was effectively promoting her claim to be a Native American to the world?  I suppose it’s possible, but it doesn’t seem very likely. In fact I think it’s much more likely that the reason no one has found any other references to Warren’s Native American status after 1999 is that Warren ultimately put a stop to it knowing how ridiculous it looked for Harvard to claim her as a diversity hire.

Even if somehow Warren was unaware of this as she now claims, Harvard Law School was clearly promoting her heritage as a counter-point to criticism over their hiring practices, and in the pages of the New York Times no less. Warren says she listed herself as a minority only in the hope of making new friends, but it sure seems to have played a more important role than this, at least for Harvard.

(For some additional background on just how prominent the controversy was over Harvard Law’s diversity hiring practices in the 90′s, I recommend this informative piece by Hans Bader who was a Harvard Law student in this era.)


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Ummmm, Kemo Sabe.

Dingbat63 on May 11, 2012 at 1:23 PM

She got ‘em scared deer in her eyes.

John the Libertarian on May 11, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Rut row.

Long haired country boy on May 11, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Brother. This case gets sicker and sicker.

Harvard got themselves into this mess. Nice to see the tar sticking to them. :)

itsspideyman on May 11, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Another Lib Liar…

PatriotRider on May 11, 2012 at 1:26 PM

Come on folks. She only lied. It’s not like she ate a dog, or something.

faraway on May 11, 2012 at 1:26 PM

So it’s not institutional inertia that delays Harvard’s investigation into Law Squaw Warren’s false job application claim, but institutional complicity. They used each other.

de rigueur on May 11, 2012 at 1:26 PM

When you step in a pile this big, no patch of grass is going to cut it.

CurtZHP on May 11, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Isn’t this the same gulag that graduated the jugeared jac kass?

platypus on May 11, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Heap big trouble at Black Rock!

cane_loader on May 11, 2012 at 1:28 PM

While Romeny was giving haircuts…looks like Fauxcahontas has been scalping the truth.

HumpBot Salvation on May 11, 2012 at 1:28 PM

They used each other.

de rigueur on May 11, 2012 at 1:26 PM

If any money changed hands, Holder will launch a prostitution investigation.

platypus on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

who votes for these morally.bankrupt corruptocrats? Wtf is wrong with you if you choose to vote for smeone you know is dishonest?

tom daschle concerned on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

ROTFLMAO,

If radicals like Warren do anything well it is identity politics and this woman became a victim by her own actions.

Happy Nomad on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Private Eyes (bomp bomp)
they’re watching you (bomp bomp)
they see your every move
Private Eyes (bomp bomp)
they’re watching you (bomp bomp)
Private Eyes
they’re watching you watching you watching you watching you

Long haired country boy on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Warren needs to follow The Kennedy Rule: “There is no time to tell bad news like right away.”

She is letting this fester. Her inability to get in front of it speaks volumes about her utter lack of leadership ability. She has a deer-in-the-headlights, glazed, vacant stare.

She needs to keep The Nixon Rule in mind: “It’s not the crime that gets you: it’s the cover-up.”

HeatSeeker2011 on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

When will this end?…

Hopefully never :)

thebrokenrattle on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

If she has a competent campaign staff, they scoured the Internet for all mentions of her, and this Letter to the Editor showed up. So they knew.

Did she know? Not necessarily. It didn’t dawn on her that this would blow up on her.

It doesn’t excuse the cover-up, though.

Pack your tepee poles, hon, you’re done.

cane_loader on May 11, 2012 at 1:31 PM

But will it hurt her at the polls. I don’t know. Scott Brown is likeable, but he is stuck in the People’s Republic of Massachusetts.

RedSoxNation on May 11, 2012 at 1:32 PM

I’m much more interested in what she did when she was in high school…

d1carter on May 11, 2012 at 1:33 PM

There is obviously much more to this story. I’d advise follow the wampum.

Mason on May 11, 2012 at 1:33 PM

In other news, it seems that Martha Coakley has been born again. She’s been overheard to exclaim “Thank you, Lord!” (for providing Elizabeth Warren).

cicerone on May 11, 2012 at 1:34 PM

But she didn’t lie lie.

BuckeyeSam on May 11, 2012 at 1:34 PM

Someone should ask the Pochantas whether she believes in this?

1. Abolition of private property in land and application of all rents of land to public purpose.

The courts have interpreted the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (1868) to give the government far more “eminent domain” power than was originally intended, Under the rubric of “eminent domain” and various zoning regulations, land use regulations by the Bureau of Land Managementproperty taxes, and “environmental” excuses, private property rights have become very diluted and private property in landis, vehicles, and other forms are seized almost every day in this country under the “forfeiture” provisions of the RICO statutes and the so-called War on Drugs..

2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax.

The 16th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, 1913 (which some scholars maintain was never properly ratified), and various State income taxes, established this major Marxist coup in the United States many decades ago. These taxes continue to drain the lifeblood out of the American economy and greatly reduce the accumulation of desperately needed capital for future growth, business starts, job creation, and salary increases.

3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance.

Another Marxian attack on private property rights is in the form of Federal & State estate taxes and other inheritance taxes, which have abolished or at least greatly diluted the right of private property owners to determine the disposition and distribution of their estates upon their death. Instead, government bureaucrats get their greedy hands involved .

4. Confiscation of the property of all emigrants and rebels.

We call it government seizures, tax liens, “forfeiture” Public “law” 99-570 (1986); Executive order 11490, sections 1205, 2002 which gives private land to the Department of Urban Development; the imprisonment of “terrorists” and those who speak out or write against the “government” (1997 Crime/Terrorist Bill); or the IRS confiscation of property without due process.

5. Centralization of credit in the hands of the state, by means of a national bank with state capital and an exclusive monopoly.

The Federal Reserve System, created by the Federal Reserve Act of Congress in 1913, is indeed such a “national bank” and it politically manipulates interest rates and holds a monopoly on legal counterfeiting in the United States. This is exactly what Marx had in mind and completely fulfills this plank, another major socialist objective. Yet, most Americans naively believe the U.S. of A. is far from a Marxist or socialist nation.

6. Centralization of the means of communication and transportation in the hands of the state.

In the U.S., communication and transportation are controlled and regulated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established by the Communications Act of 1934 and the Department of Transportation and the Interstate Commerce Commission (established by Congress in 1887), and the Federal Aviation Administration as well as Executive orders 11490, 10999 — not to mention various state bureaucracies and regulations. There is also the federal postal monopoly, AMTRAK and CONRAIL — outright socialist (government-owned) enterprises. Instead of free-market private enteprrise in these important industries, these fields in America are semi-cartelized through the government’s regulatory-industiral complex.

7. Extension of factories and instruments of production owned by the state; the bringing into cultivation of waste lands, and the improvement of the soil generally in accordance with a common plan.

While the U.S. does not have vast “collective farms” (which failed so miserably in the Soviet Union), we nevertheless do have a significant degree of government involvement in agriculture in the form of price support subsidies and acreage alotments and land-use controls. The Desert Entry Act and The Department of Agriculture. As well as the Department of Commerce and Labor, Department of Interior, the Evironmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Mines, National Park Service, and the IRS control of business through corporate regulations.

8. Equal obligation of all to work. Establishment of Industrial armies, especially for agriculture.

We call it the Social Security Administration and The Department of Labor. The National debt and inflation caused by the communal bank has caused the need for a two “income” family. Woman in the workplace since the 1920′s, the 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, assorted Socialist Unions, affirmative action, the Federal Public Works Program and of course Executive order 11000. And I almost forgot…The Equal Rights Amendment means that women should do all work that men do including the military and since passage it would make women subject to the draft.

9. Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.

We call it the Planning Reorganization Act of 1949 , zoning (Title 17 1910-1990) and Super Corporate Farms, as well as Executive orders 11647, 11731 (ten regions) and Public “law” 89-136.

10. Free education for all children in government schools. Abolition of children’s factory labor in its present form. Combination of education with industrial production, etc. etc.

People are being taxed to support what we call ‘public’ schools, which train the young to work for the communal debt system. We also call it the Department of Education, the NEA and Outcome Based “Education” .

it’s called the 10 Pillars of Communism…..or is it the Democrat platform in the Bay State?

PappyD61 on May 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

I have it on good authority that, while in prep school, she held down a one-armed Cherokee girl and cut off her hair.

faraway on May 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Warren says she listed herself as a minority only in with the hope of making new friends

What kind of a sick twisted freak could think it necessary to be a minority in order to make friends with someone of Native American or other minority heritage let alone say it out loud?

For a party so dedicated to lecturing about racial equality and the need for a color blind society, Democrats sure seem to put a lot more emphasis on what a person was born as instead of the quality of one’s character and accomplishments.

MessesWithTexas on May 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

the Harvard student newspaper The Crimson

Crimson, that would be a bloodier shade of RED, right ?

Hmmmmm…

burrata on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

The Schadenfreude of this gets better and better.

vegconservative on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

Fascinating how this story continues to evolve in your minds. First you claim that Warren used minority status to gain advantage, which then turns out to be false, so you fall back on… well Harvard said she was a minority!

Care to embarrass yourselves further?

Constantine on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

She is letting this fester. Her inability to get in front of it speaks volumes about her utter lack of leadership ability. She has a deer-in-the-headlights, glazed, vacant stare.

HeatSeeker2011 on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Assuming it is exactly what it looks like, how exactly does she get in front of this? Keep in mind she is running for Senator. Do you suppose it would help her campaign to get up in front of a crowd and admit that she lied about her heritage for the purposes of preferred hiring? Duck and cover is about all she can do.

That being said, talk of high cheekbones and politics as usual are lame responses.

Happy Nomad on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

In MA, lying, murder, DWI, corruption, extortion, rape, are all resume enhancer for Democrats.

Raquel Pinkbullet on May 11, 2012 at 1:37 PM

Slightly off-topic, but speaking of loathsome left-wing nut jobs:

The hideous, Lurch-like, far-left Sally Cohn is on Megan Kelly’s show right now. Need to change the channel before I vomit.

UltimateBob on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

I hate to be “that guy”, but isn’t this a prime example of distracting from the important issues? Sure, it’s more recent than Mitt Romney’s bullying, but what does it have to do with regulation, taxes, deficits, job growth, the economy as a whole?

Mohonri on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

I see that Harvard does its vetting like the mainstream media does. If it fits your agenda use it.

derecho on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

hmmm, gaming affirmative action initiatives in multiple states, seems there ought to be a law…maybe a federal law that addresses that type of thing.

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:39 PM

What peace pipe has she been smoking?

SouthernGent on May 11, 2012 at 1:39 PM

It’s vs Its
http://www.elearnenglishlanguage.com/difficulties/its.html

You’re welcome.

hicsuget on May 11, 2012 at 1:40 PM

Sure, it’s more recent than Mitt Romney’s bullying, but what does it have to do with regulation, taxes, deficits, job growth, the economy as a whole?

Mohonri on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

She’s polling even in a senate election. We’d like the senate. We multitask.

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:41 PM

I can’t believe how lucky Brown is. First Coakley, now this loser?

Born under a lucky star, this guy.

Rebar on May 11, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Harvard apparently touted Elizabeth Warren’s status as a Native American in the New York Times.

How?

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Obama’s a Bully? from his (unread) book

I ran up to Coretta and gave her a slight shove; she staggered back and looked up at me, but still said nothing. “Leave me alone!” I shouted again. And suddenly Coretta was running, faster and faster, until she disappeared from sight. Appreciative laughs rose around me.

faraway on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

OH BTW , it is not only HaHAHAHAWard,

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/05/second-school-reveals-elizabeth-warren-used-her-native-american-background-to-enhance-her-career/

The University of Pennsylvania, where Warren taught at the law school from 1987 through 1995, listed her as a minority in a “Minority Equity Report” posted on its website. The report, published in 2005, well after her departure, included her as the winner of a faculty award in 1994. Her name was highlighted in bold, the designation used for minorities in the report.

burrata on May 11, 2012 at 1:43 PM

…LEFTY…LEFTY…LEFTY!…

KOOLAID2 on May 11, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Looks like any genuinely qualified applicants for those quota professorships got scalped.

viking01 on May 11, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Down the rivers, o’er the prairies,
Came the warriors of the nations,
Came the Delawares and Mohawks,
Came the Choctaws and Camanches,
Came the Shoshonies and Blackfeet,
Came the Pawnees and Omahas,

Came the Mandans and Dacotahs,
Came the Hurons and Ojibways,
All the Warrens drawn together
By the signal of the Lie-Pipe,
To the Mountains of the Prairie,
To the great Red stone Harvard Uni,

–apologies to H.W. Longfellow
(At least Vityas, Member of the heap big Tribe, apologizes)

vityas on May 11, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Further demonstration of the idiocy of Affirmative Action as practiced, and the lack of rational thought on such matters at Harvard. Even if there was some benefit to giving preference to disadvantaged minorities to improve diversity and equality, Ms. Warren would in no way accomplish this as she is clearly functionally white.

This type of lack of reason has pervaded the “education” that is given at Harvard with the predictable result of total absence of logical thinking in the faculty, study body and alumni of the institution including the current President.

If you can’t understand cause and effect or syllogistic logic you make a lot of bad decisions and do a lot of stupid things. Harvard (and Obama)-institutionalized stupidity.

talkingpoints on May 11, 2012 at 1:48 PM

Fascinating how this story continues to evolve in your minds. First you claim that Warren used minority status to gain advantage, which then turns out to be false, so you fall back on… well Harvard said she was a minority!

Constantine on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

Did you even read that piece of crap you linked to? The article never definitively says that Elizabeth Warren has been exonerated. That Native American connection didn’t appear in faculty directories of its own accord. Warren has not released her employment records from Harvard. Warren must have been aware that she was being counted as native American. To date she has failed to give a reasonable accounting of herself and her time at HLS.

Happy Nomad on May 11, 2012 at 1:48 PM

While Romeny was giving haircuts…looks like Fauxcahontas has been scalping the truth.

HumpBot Salvation on May 11, 2012 at 1:28 PM

__________________________________

Beat me to it.

Damn you :)

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Fake-Squaw-Who-Lies-to-Libtards has heap-big trouble.

Tim_CA on May 11, 2012 at 1:49 PM

if the folks that work at joe bidens dunkin donuts had a daughter they’d look like elizabeth.

wait, no, thats a different indian. nevermind.

t8stlikchkn on May 11, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Remember the infamous Lani Guinier? Clintoon nominated her that shady oddball Marxist to the Supreme Court but was withdrawn for reasons I forget. Her most notable feature besides Moochelle-esque entitlement arrogance was a hair style inspired by Minnie Mouse.

viking01 on May 11, 2012 at 1:50 PM

‘Warren says she listed herself as a minority only in the hope of making new friends’

hahaha :-)…’it’s more friendly with two’ (or more minority people, I may ad :-)’ – winnie the pooh aka elizabeth warren :)…

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

I hate to be “that guy”, but isn’t this a prime example of distracting from the important issues? Sure, it’s more recent than Mitt Romney’s bullying, but what does it have to do with regulation, taxes, deficits, job growth, the economy as a whole?

Mohonri on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Goes to character.

So does dredging up some alleged incident from Romney’s high school days but teens are not fully formed. Warren apparently was seeking preference as an academic seeking to teach at HLS.

Happy Nomad on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Nothing but a Lying Sac-a-jawea

DuctTapeMyBrain on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Looks like an Indian Summer in Taxachusetts!

A Warren win in November? How?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

How?

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

They published Chmura’s letter responding to Derrick Bell’s referenced Jan 29 NYT op-ed. Your weekend start early hawkdriver?

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

hate to be “that guy”, but isn’t this a prime example of distracting from the important issues?

Mohonri on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Yep!

Doesn’t make it any less funny though.

Tim_CA on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Next to Ward Churchill and Iron Eyes Cody, Elizabeth Warren is now my favorite Native American. By the way, the term “Native American” is Sooooo 20th Century. The proper lib-speak for those formerly known as Native Americans are “Indigenous Peoples.” I’ve even heard them called “Aboriginal Peoples.” When I first heard Indians spoken of as “Aboriginal Peoples,” I thought someone was talking about immigrants from Australia. Elizabeth Warren, an Aboriginal Peoples and proud of it!!! Try to keep up folks.

Fred 2 on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

looks like Fauxcahontas has been scalping the truth.

HumpBot Salvation on May 11, 2012 at 1:28 PM

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priceless :)…

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM

I’m having some difficulty believing that she didn’t know about this stuff…are you going to tell me that she did not have at least ONE friend who didn’t point out that her name was in this publication?

I’d bet money that she has this clipping in her possession somewhere.

I’ve had my name come up, rarely, but it has come up, in a little blurb in some publication over the years, and at least one or two of my friends couldn’t wait to call and point it out to me.

Not buying your story, Liz(ard).

sage0925 on May 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM

So now that Warren is being “swift canoed” (ht to someone else on HA) I suppose we will hear how she “spent Christmas eve on a reservation in North Dakota with a magic hat”.

Yoop on May 11, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Nothing but a Lying Sac-a-jawea

DuctTapeMyBrain on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

lmao.

Tim_CA on May 11, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Assuming it is exactly what it looks like, how exactly does she get in front of this? Keep in mind she is running for Senator. Do you suppose it would help her campaign to get up in front of a crowd and admit that she lied about her heritage for the purposes of preferred hiring? Duck and cover is about all she can do.

That being said, talk of high cheekbones and politics as usual are lame responses.

Happy Nomad on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

Rule 1: The truth works.

It may not be pretty, but it works. Who among us has not gotten caught stretching the the truth a bit? Get up there, tell the truth, and move on.

(Having said that, I am in grave danger of choking to death from the laughter of watching Chief Running Joke squirm).

Great line from one of the Tom Clancy movies. The president is trying to find ways to spin how he was friends with a drug runner. Harrison Ford tells him to tell the truth, and more. “If they ask if you were friends, say ‘We were good friends.’ If they ask if you were good friends, say “We were lifelong friends.’”

Not pretty. But it works. If Nixon had told the truth (“Members of my re-election campaign got carried away. They committed crimes. I investigated. I have fired every one of them. They did not resign: I fired them”), Watergate would have been a historical blip.

HeatSeeker2011 on May 11, 2012 at 1:53 PM

HumpBot Salvation on May 11, 2012 at 1:28 PM

__________________________________

Beat me to it.

Damn you :)

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Same here… hadn’t had time to read the earlier posts. I’d been waiting to work the scalp reference but no Warren updates alas ’til now.

viking01 on May 11, 2012 at 1:53 PM

No Veritas?

/mottos

ted c on May 11, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Megy Kelly just ripped Allen Colmes over the latest, the Univ. of Penn. having listed her as Native American too.

Colmes wanted to make it “a teachable moment about the wrongs from whitey”. Kelly and Gallagher had him for lunch.

Schadenfreude on May 11, 2012 at 1:54 PM

The only way she wins in Nov is if she changes her name to Ted Kennedy.

“I’m here to get MY SEAT back”

Hey, maybe the MA holes won’t notice…..

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM

A Warren win in November? How?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

not impossible if all the dead people, prison inmates and parolees, plus illegals and homeless in MA mobilize and get out the vote for fauxcahontas :)..

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM

“Remember the infamous Lani Guinier? Clintoon nominated her that shady oddball Marxist to the Supreme Court but was withdrawn for reasons I forget.”

She had written a thesis advocating reducing the white vote to 3/5s in order to make things fair. But that wasn’t enough to keep Clinton from fighting for her. She ultimately got tripped up by the age old not paying taxes for a nannie deal. Her progressive ideas to create fairness were quietly forgotten.

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Lefties are never liberal/progressive. They just stole the terms to fool the sheeple into the modern day voting plantations.

Look around:

Biggest bully of them all, Obama

Biggest Liar of them all, Obama

Biggest hypocrite of them all, Obama

On down, none are any different.

Schadenfreude on May 11, 2012 at 1:56 PM

The only way she wins in Nov is if she changes her name to Ted Kennedy.

“I’m here to get MY SEAT back”

Hey, maybe the MA holes won’t notice…..

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM

she can always says she’s Teddy’s reincarnation/avatar :-)…

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 1:57 PM

not impossible if all the dead people, prison inmates and parolees, plus illegals and homeless in MA mobilize and get out the vote for fauxcahontas :)..

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Not even the lefties in Mass. are that dumb. In fact they are way smarter and more erudite than in the rest of the land.

Schadenfreude on May 11, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Gawd, she’s pathetic.

WeekendAtBernankes on May 11, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Christopher Child of the New England Historic and Genealogy Society said Monday he found an 1894 document in which Warren’s

Christopher Child
Genealogist of the Newbury Street Press at New England Historic Genealogical Society

Someone should contact Christopher Childs, and interview him for a follow up on this issue. Ask him to produce the document he claims to have found.

Christopher Child of the New England Historic and Genealogy Society said Monday he found an 1894 document in which Warren’s great-great-great grandmother is listed as Cherokee, which would make the Harvard Law School professor 1/32nd American Indian.

If Christopher Childs has a document PROVING Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee Ancestry. Where is it? Why hasn’t it been published so people can view it? Why doesn’t this genealogist at least take a picture of the document, and email it to media outlets?

I don’t believe that Christopher Childs has any such document. I think he read about a document on the internet. That’s not proof of anything. It’s certainly not proof of Elizabeth Warren’s claim to minority status.

Dr Evil on May 11, 2012 at 1:58 PM

How?

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

They published Chmura’s letter responding to Derrick Bell’s referenced Jan 29 NYT op-ed. Your weekend start early hawkdriver?

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

You might not have got the full effect of that because you didn’t see me with my Native American headwear saying it with my arms crossed.

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Not even the lefties in Mass. are that dumb. In fact they are way smarter and more erudite than in the rest of the land.

Schadenfreude on May 11, 2012 at 1:57 PM

I’ll concede that :)…

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Come on folks. She only lied. It’s not like she ate a dog, or something.

faraway on May 11, 2012 at 1:26 PM

LMAO.. great line… thanks..

RockyJ. on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

It is simply not credible that Warren did not know this was happening. The NYT critiques Harvard on diversity, Harvard responds with a letter, and a professor referred to in the letter has no idea it’s going on? Please, please, please.

Chuckles3 on May 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM

How?

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

What you did there….I see it.

BigWyo on May 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM

How?

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

They published Chmura’s letter responding to Derrick Bell’s referenced Jan 29 NYT op-ed. Your weekend start early hawkdriver?

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 PM

You might not have got the full effect of that because you didn’t see me with my Native American headwear saying it with my arms crossed.

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

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Should have added

\NativeAmerican sarc

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 2:01 PM

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Heh.

Tim_CA on May 11, 2012 at 2:01 PM

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Thanks. I remembered her being a whacko but couldn’t remember if it was Guinier on the tax evasion or IIRC Kimba Wood who also was rejected before Ginsburg approved by Hillary knowing Slick wouldn’t dare be hitting on her.

viking01 on May 11, 2012 at 2:01 PM

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

next one’s on me!

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 2:02 PM

“Indigenous Peoples.” I’ve even heard them called “Aboriginal Peoples.” When I first heard Indians spoken of as “Aboriginal Peoples,” I thought someone was talking about immigrants from Australia. Elizabeth Warren, an Aboriginal Peoples and proud of it!!! Try to keep up folks.

Fred 2 on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 P

yep, the ever-active and tireless PC brigades ‘borrowed’ that term from the Aussie PC lingo and now it’s becoming norm here too…

jimver on May 11, 2012 at 2:04 PM

Princess Sitting Bulls—. Whatever happened to the ivy League’s famed vetting procedures?

MaiDee on May 11, 2012 at 2:07 PM

What kind of a sick twisted freak could think it necessary to be a minority in order to make friends with someone of Native American or other minority heritage let alone say it out loud?

MessesWithTexas on May 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

That’s an easy one: A racist liberal.

Alabama Infidel on May 11, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Care to embarrass yourselves further?

Constipated on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

She steps in it and we’re supposed to be embarrassed?

CurtZHP on May 11, 2012 at 2:09 PM

viking01 on May 11, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Hmmm, forgot about Kimba Woods. Maybe she had the nannie problem but I’m pretty sure Lani had the writings surface of how she thought the weight of votes of minorities needed to be enhanced to address past greivences.

DanMan on May 11, 2012 at 2:10 PM

I hate to be “that guy”, but isn’t this a prime example of distracting from the important issues? Sure, it’s more recent than Mitt Romney’s bullying, but what does it have to do with regulation, taxes, deficits, job growth, the economy as a whole?

Mohonri on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Affirmative action and government preferences are an important issue. A rich white person effortlessly (and until now, invisibly) taking advantage of a system intended for poor minorities is a huge indicator that the system is hopelessly broken. Even as intended, the system has its problems, but nobody is even trying to justify this in any serious way. Warren justifies it as not having any practical effect, when that is clearly a lie.

Fenris on May 11, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Princess-Pinocchio-hontas.

Tim_CA on May 11, 2012 at 2:12 PM

You might not have got the full effect of that because you didn’t see me with my Native American headwear saying it with my arms crossed.

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Heh!

Lizzy cannot escape this. She still hasn’t released he Harvard employment application. It sure looks like she and Harvard used her claimed ancestry to their mutual benefit.

dogsoldier on May 11, 2012 at 2:12 PM

How?

hawkdriver on May 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Know how.Need chance.I’m dreaming of high cheekbones.

docflash on May 11, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Using affirmative action preferences under false pretences while pretending to be a champion for equal rights.

Delicious.

How sad.

NapaConservative on May 11, 2012 at 2:16 PM

“In the future, everyone will be native-american for 15 minutes.”

Andy “paints with fingers” Warhol.

the_nile on May 11, 2012 at 2:20 PM

What kind of a sick twisted freak could think it necessary to be a minority in order to make friends with someone of Native American or other minority heritage let alone say it out loud?

MessesWithTexas on May 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Well she couldn’t really come out and say “Hey, my g-g-g-great granddad helped round your people up to shuffle off to Oklahoma, want to share some Trail of Tears memories?”

How friendly do you suppose they would feel then?

Lily on May 11, 2012 at 2:20 PM

Care to embarrass yourselves further?

Constipated on May 11, 2012 at 1:36 PM

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LMAO. A link to HuffPo.

What’s next, Wikipedia?

Try harder.

FAIL.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on May 11, 2012 at 2:22 PM

Know how.Need chance.I’m dreaming of high cheekbones.

docflash on May 11, 2012 at 2:15 PM

(white christmas?)

I’m dreaming of high cheekbones

Just like the ones on great-grandmaaaa.

Don’t care what you say,

’bout great-gramps taking indians “away”…

cuz, I like to think that I’m a squaw.

Tim_CA on May 11, 2012 at 2:22 PM

NapaConservative on May 11, 2012 at 2:16 PM

Ah, Iron Eyes Cody, another faux Indian. It amuses me how his iconic look really doesn’t look anything at all like American Indians, but I grew up thinking he did.

Fenris on May 11, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Affirmative action and government preferences are an important issue. A rich white person effortlessly (and until now, invisibly) taking advantage of a system intended for poor minorities is a huge indicator that the system is hopelessly broken. Even as intended, the system has its problems, but nobody is even trying to justify this in any serious way. Warren justifies it as not having any practical effect, when that is clearly a lie.

Fenris on May 11, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Yes, this is a huge disaster for liberals , not just a senate seat.

the_nile on May 11, 2012 at 2:26 PM

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