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White House economist: 'F--- up' conservative prof
WND ^ | 12/6/09 | Aaron Klein

Posted on 12/06/2009 6:08:25 PM PST by Nachum

According to a university colleague, former president of Harvard and current White House economist Larry Summers once asked for help to "f--- up" one of the school's conservative professors.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: academia; cornelwest; economist; harvard; house; larrysummers; leftismoncampus; liberalfascism; prof; white
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The most ethically challenged administration in... well...

since Klinton

1 posted on 12/06/2009 6:08:26 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping


2 posted on 12/06/2009 6:09:01 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

These people make me WISH the Clintons were still in power.


3 posted on 12/06/2009 6:11:00 PM PST by Husker24
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To: Nachum

Liberal tolerance is a joke. The only things they tolerate are murdering unborn babies and sexual perversion.

Now these thugs run our government.


4 posted on 12/06/2009 6:11:49 PM PST by A message
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To: Nachum

I’m sure this remark is being taken out of context.

Besides, ordinary people can’t understand the way academics use language.


5 posted on 12/06/2009 6:13:52 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: A message

No...apparently they also tolerate murdering the elderly.


6 posted on 12/06/2009 6:14:08 PM PST by hal ogen
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To: Husker24
"These people make me WISH the Clintons were still in power."

I used to think, How much worse could it get?

We're in big trouble with these thugs in power now. Will we survive?

7 posted on 12/06/2009 6:15:25 PM PST by blam
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To: Nachum

Won’t be much longer ... I believe change is commig , Larry is in the way


8 posted on 12/06/2009 6:15:44 PM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: Husker24

God forgive me but I agree.


9 posted on 12/06/2009 6:17:34 PM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Nachum

Harvard has a conservative professor? He must stick out like a sore thumb.


10 posted on 12/06/2009 6:17:51 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: A message
Liberal tolerance is a joke.

Ummm... just what was that definition of "is" again?

11 posted on 12/06/2009 6:18:11 PM PST by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Remember Neda Agha-Soltan|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: blam

My fear is that come 2010, we will elect enough Republicans to passify the people, but not change any of this crap. We will keep losing freedoms by executive and judicial fiat, and the people will say and do nothing.


12 posted on 12/06/2009 6:18:12 PM PST by Husker24
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To: Nachum
I think this story is dubious.

Note what Mansfield, the conservative professor in question, has to say about it:

"I was not present at the famous interview between him and Cornel West, but in my opinion (Summers) merely used my name in a clumsy attempt to cajole Cornel West into behaving more like a professor, less like a celebrity," said Mansfield.

Cornell West was one of the gang of colleagues that Skip Gates brought with him to the Black Studies Department at Harvartd when he was hired. We were actually trying to hire Skip Gates, but Harvard made him an offer we could never match: two million a year for himself, a couple of friends, and a bunch of secretaries.

Larry Summers later harangued Cornel West because he made some sort of rap DVD instead of writing a book. Summers publicly said something to the effect that at Harvard professors are expected to write scholarly books, not produce rap music. So Cornel West went to Princeton, which was also fishing for prominent black studies talent, in a snit.

13 posted on 12/06/2009 6:18:55 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

We have been taken over by children.


14 posted on 12/06/2009 6:19:29 PM PST by bmwcyle (When do they collect and jail the homeless when they don't buy their health care?)
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To: cripplecreek

The Clintons were Left-Wing, but at least they were sane.


15 posted on 12/06/2009 6:19:33 PM PST by Husker24
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To: cripplecreek

Ditto. I have tried to stop myself from saying that Hillary would have been a better president than this outfit but I believe it’s true. Sad but true.


16 posted on 12/06/2009 6:19:42 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: Nachum

This sounds a bit phony. I wouldn’t take West’s word for anything.

Its clear from the article that Mansfield doesn’t take West very seriously.


17 posted on 12/06/2009 6:20:39 PM PST by marron
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To: Nachum

Terroristic threat???

Crime???

Charges???

I think it would be funny to see if anyone would threaten to “F” me up...

They may never be that unhappy, ever again...


18 posted on 12/06/2009 6:21:54 PM PST by stevie_d_64
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To: cripplecreek

Btw, is that a Goldfish your holding up there, my God, its huge.


19 posted on 12/06/2009 6:22:59 PM PST by Husker24
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To: Husker24
"My fear is that come 2010, we will elect enough Republicans to passify the people, but not change any of this crap. We will keep losing freedoms by executive and judicial fiat, and the people will say and do nothing."

Yep. It keeps the potential business competition down for the globablists. We need a general default.


20 posted on 12/06/2009 6:23:50 PM PST by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: Steely Tom

Oh hell yeah, just like those climategate emails, this is just “some locker room talk amongst academics” and “never was intended for the public eye”. Because, you know, like we’re not smart enough to understand the “nuance”, and all...

We’re the kind of folks, after all, that get “stuk in Irak”


21 posted on 12/06/2009 6:24:44 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Nachum

I thought you were going to say Klingons.


22 posted on 12/06/2009 6:25:32 PM PST by A Strict Constructionist (How long before we are forced to refresh the Tree of Liberty? Sic semper tryannis)
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To: Nachum

Is this the same Larry Summers who got in trouble with the womens’ groups at Harvard?


23 posted on 12/06/2009 6:28:58 PM PST by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: A Strict Constructionist
I thought you were going to say Klingons.

At least the Klingons know what honor is.

24 posted on 12/06/2009 6:31:32 PM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Nachum

0bozo is a commie pig and he draws the same type of arrogant, dumb ass thugs & pigs into his pathetic administration.


25 posted on 12/06/2009 6:33:02 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: Nachum
Harvey Mansfield is the ONLY conservative professor at Harvard. He also was the only professor defending Summers when the leftist faculty were demanding Summers’ head for daring to suggest that innate differences between men and women might be one reason fewer women succeed in science and math careers. It's appropriate that Mansfield really could care less what Summers, West, or anybody else thinks!
26 posted on 12/06/2009 6:34:15 PM PST by twister881
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To: familyop
"Yep. It keeps the potential business competition down for the globablists. We need a general default.

We may get one.

Our Annual Predictions For 2010. Good News And Bad News (Kitco)

" We forecast 2010 to be one of the very worst years of Greater Depression II; the year 2010 being the second cycle of several depressionary phases."

27 posted on 12/06/2009 6:35:13 PM PST by blam
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To: A message
Liberal tolerance is a joke. The only things they tolerate are murdering unborn babies and sexual perversion. Now these thugs run our government.

Liberals are only tolerant of themselves. And you're right, their "tolerance" is a joke.

28 posted on 12/06/2009 6:37:00 PM PST by GOPJ (Climategate leaks? Taxpayers have a right to see tax funded research. Freeper dennisw)
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To: Husker24

Good grief. Don’t think that. Hillary and Bill should both be in jail.


29 posted on 12/06/2009 6:37:47 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: buccaneer81

Touche’


30 posted on 12/06/2009 6:39:06 PM PST by A Strict Constructionist (How long before we are forced to refresh the Tree of Liberty? Sic semper tryannis)
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To: Husker24

DING-DING-DING!!!

Got a winner.


31 posted on 12/06/2009 6:40:35 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Nachum

“Help me f-— him up,” Summers reportedly said to West without explaining further.

West writes, “For my part, I was astounded that the President of Harvard would stoop to such tactics.”

This WH is jammed to the rafters with perverts, thieves, liars, thugs, and America haters. It disgusts me that the idiost who bought the “hoe and change” crap ignored us who were trying to warn them.


32 posted on 12/06/2009 6:44:35 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: blam

>> We’re in big trouble with these thugs in power now. Will we survive?

Yes. We WILL survive. Come hell or high water. I am confident of that.

Pray.


33 posted on 12/06/2009 6:45:30 PM PST by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Buck W.

yes.


34 posted on 12/06/2009 6:45:43 PM PST by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (a wild-eyed, exclusionist, birther religio-beast -- Daily Kos)
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To: Nachum
****one of the school's conservative professors.****

You mean there's more than one. I'm familiar with Harvey Mansfield but that pretty much it.

35 posted on 12/06/2009 6:49:46 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule (Dagmar is back. Yeah!!!!!!)
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To: Nachum

What childish irresponsible people

Grow up Summers


36 posted on 12/06/2009 6:50:58 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: twister881

. . from his his Harvard home page

37 posted on 12/06/2009 6:54:15 PM PST by skeptoid (Skeptical and paranoid Bitter Clinger)
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To: Husker24; cripplecreek

cripplecreek has been posting here so long/active that I never had any reason to look at his (now I know for sure he is a he) homepage.

My dumb webtv would not allow all the pics to come up.

So I am just going to assume you are refering to a picture of a fish on his homepage. : )


38 posted on 12/06/2009 7:11:22 PM PST by Global2010 (Strange We Can Believe In)
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To: Nachum

I’d rather people reported on things that are on the record, such as the RECORDED oublic comments of Cornell West introducing Obama, which are more outrageous than anything Summers supposedly said in private.

I’m no fan of Summers, but this is just hearsay and sounds like sour grapes to me.


39 posted on 12/06/2009 7:11:29 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

Normally I would agree, but Aaron Kline and WND is worth posting.


40 posted on 12/06/2009 7:12:31 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Leftist academics are FUBAR.


41 posted on 12/06/2009 7:20:42 PM PST by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Husker24

come 2010, we will elect enough Republicans to passify the people, but not change any of this crap.

Enough Repubs to “almost” regain the majority in HOR or Senate?

You may be right, if IF, the new Repubs act like the old ones.

I remain optimistic enough to beleive common sense will regain control, that ossamma obama will be an isolated POTUS without the ability to complete any of the terrible lib/socialist plans. It would be the real cats meow if we got a big enough majority in 2010 to force investigations into Fannie Mae, ACORN, etc. and ultimately impeachment and removal. If that causes a black revolt, so be it, at their own peril.


42 posted on 12/06/2009 7:30:28 PM PST by dusttoyou (libs are all wee wee'd up and no place to go)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Mary Ann Glendon is a law professor at Harvard:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Ann_Glendon

There are other conservatives there, but they are a heterodox minority.


43 posted on 12/06/2009 7:37:01 PM PST by oblomov
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To: blam
How much worse could it get?

When I was young, my mother told me "Cheer up, things can be worse."

So I cheered up, and sure enough things got worseds.

44 posted on 12/06/2009 7:52:30 PM PST by Dan(9698)
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To: Nachum
The most ethically challenged administration in... well...

Let's leave ethics out of it. Liberal fascists are in it to win it. I'm certain that Republicans are not, but there is a chance that conservatives and libertarians will wake up and understand that survival will require us to abandon the delusions and get down and dirty. Liberal fascists have shown over and over that they will do anything to win. I don't think politics is the answer. This is guerrilla warfare. The only politicians I have any stomach for are heroes like Tom Delay - willing to take it to the enemy hammer and tongs.

45 posted on 12/06/2009 7:53:41 PM PST by gorilla_warrior (Metrosexual hairless RINOs for hopey-changey bipartisan-ness)
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To: Husker24

Sumners was part of the Clinton administration -as was Geitner.


46 posted on 12/06/2009 7:54:38 PM PST by Scotswife
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To: Husker24

“These people make me WISH the Clintons were still in power.”

They look pretty centrist in hindsight, don’t they?

It’s hard to say if Hillary is being sent to the bowels of the Earth by Obama to keep her out of sight, or if she is doing it on her own...so that she keep out of the crater this administration is going to leave.


47 posted on 12/06/2009 7:55:30 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Nachum

This the same guy, Summers, that ultimately cost Harvard x-millions of dollars? lulz


48 posted on 12/06/2009 8:09:26 PM PST by cranked
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To: Global2010

It looks just like a Goldfish, except it looks to be about 20 lbs.


49 posted on 12/06/2009 8:16:36 PM PST by Husker24
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To: Cicero

West is not considered a serious professor at Princeton, according to people who are studying there. He’s more of a token, a campus celebrity figure, hired in order to attact applicants.


50 posted on 12/06/2009 8:21:27 PM PST by firebrand
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