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Kathleen Parker Falsely Claims Alexander Hamilton was an Illegal Immigrant
NewsBusters.org ^ | 11/19/2010 | Matthew Balan

Posted on 11/19/2010 1:12:45 PM PST by Pyro7480

On Thursday's Parker-Spitzer, CNN's Kathleen Parker bizarrely and inaccurately claimed that Alexander Hamilton came to the United States illegally and drafted the Constitution: "Let's remember...a lot of Americans did come through the back door such as Alexander Hamilton. He got off the boat from the West Indies, and all he did was write the Constitution and become the first Secretary of the Treasury."

Parker raised this false history during a discussion of Pedro Ramirez, Fresno State University's student body president, who was outed as an illegal immigrant by a student newspaper. After playing clips from Ramirez and his opponent during the student election, who is also the president of the Fresno State College Republicans, the CNN host displayed sympathy for the college student: "This is kind of a classic though, isn't it, really? I mean, you've the college Republican versus the illegal immigrant, and it's kind of a classic clash, you know, that corresponds to this immigration debate we're having in this country. And clearly, when you put a human face on the illegal immigrant, it's a different story. I mean, nobody wants to punish this young 22-year-old."

...Actually, Hamilton came to New York City from the British West Indies in 1774 to study at King College, which was renamed Columbia University after the American War for Independence. Of course, New York was still a British colony at this point, so the young Hamilton didn't "come through the back door."

More importantly, Hamilton didn't write the Constitution- that credit generally goes to James Madison....

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Video at the link. She's grasping at straws...
1 posted on 11/19/2010 1:12:52 PM PST by Pyro7480
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To: Pyro7480
I can see 2012 from my cubicle...
2 posted on 11/19/2010 1:15:29 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: Pyro7480

They can make up any ‘facts’ they so please.


3 posted on 11/19/2010 1:17:28 PM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: Pyro7480

C’mon now give her some credit, she at least had a correct name from the correct time period.....just because the lefty college she attended taught alternative history, at least she wasn’t saying some mooslem guy wrote the constitution......


4 posted on 11/19/2010 1:17:41 PM PST by sniper63 (Plug the hole in the border daddy........)
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To: Pyro7480
Parker is covering for Romney who again is just like Obama.

Mitt Romney's grandfather

"Romney's grandparents were polygamous Mormons who fled the United States with their children because of the federal government's opposition to polygamy.[1] His maternal grandfather was Helaman Pratt (1846–1909), who presided over the Mormon mission in Mexico City before moving to the state of Chihuahua and who was the son of original Mormon apostle Parley P. Pratt (1807–1857).[2][3] Romney's uncle Rey L. Pratt (1878–1931) would in the 1920s play a major role in the preservation and expansion of the Mormon presence in Mexico and in its introduction to South America.[4] Romney's parents were Gaskell Romney (1871–1955), who was not polygamous, and Anna Amelia Pratt; they married in 1895 in Mexico.[1][3] A more distant kinsman was George Romney (1734–1802), a noted portrait painter in Britain during the last quarter of the 18th century.[5]

George Wilcken Romney was thus born in the Mexican state of Chihuahua
one of the Mormon colonies in Mexico on July 8, 1907.

NO MORE INELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

5 posted on 11/19/2010 1:18:23 PM PST by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: Pyro7480

Doing that homework on Wikipedia again, Kathleen?


6 posted on 11/19/2010 1:18:33 PM PST by FrankR (Don't let the bastards wear you down!)
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To: Pyro7480

Deport Pedro.


7 posted on 11/19/2010 1:18:49 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Pyro7480

If she had 50% more brain power, she’d be a half-wit.


8 posted on 11/19/2010 1:19:05 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Pyro7480

Hamilton was a Royalist


9 posted on 11/19/2010 1:19:09 PM PST by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a Poofter.)
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To: Pyro7480

palm to forehead...


10 posted on 11/19/2010 1:19:19 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Pyro7480

She’s grasping at straws...

or snorting the green room candy with Eliot with them.


11 posted on 11/19/2010 1:20:10 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Pyro7480
Bizarre.

A British subject born to British subjects on British soil moves to another patch of British soil and he is an "immigrant"?

12 posted on 11/19/2010 1:20:16 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Pyro7480

Parker is a stupid b!tch.

Watch her blame her researchers for this huge gaffe.


13 posted on 11/19/2010 1:21:10 PM PST by Palladin (Bristol Palin is America's Sweetheart!)
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To: Little Bill

Royalist? He was Washington’s aide-de-camp. I think you mean he was a monarchist.


14 posted on 11/19/2010 1:21:15 PM PST by Pyro7480 ("If you know how not to pray, take Joseph as your master, and you will not go astray." - St. Teresa)
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To: Little Bill
Hamilton was a Royalist

Yet he risked his life to end monarchical government and replace it with republican government?

Think before you type.

15 posted on 11/19/2010 1:21:48 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Pyro7480

What an idiot.


16 posted on 11/19/2010 1:22:22 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Diogenesis

No wonder the boy ain’t right!


17 posted on 11/19/2010 1:23:22 PM PST by Palladin (Bristol Palin is America's Sweetheart!)
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To: Pyro7480

What would you expect from anybody stupid enough to sit next to Eliot Spitzer?


18 posted on 11/19/2010 1:23:38 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Pyro7480
I think you mean he was a monarchist.

Which would be a repetition of Jefferson's slander against Hamilton.

19 posted on 11/19/2010 1:24:07 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Pyro7480

Parker is a fake conservative wit ha fake “mind.”


20 posted on 11/19/2010 1:25:50 PM PST by cookcounty (December 31st is coming.....STOP Obama's Midnight Tax Jack-Up!!)
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To: Pyro7480

Last night Spitzer claimed the GM bail out was a huge success.


21 posted on 11/19/2010 1:26:23 PM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: Pyro7480

Kathleen is as insane as Obama. That takes some doing. Maybe she eats nothing but crack-cakes or something.


22 posted on 11/19/2010 1:27:59 PM PST by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: ozzymandus

Parker Spitzer have caused CNN’s ratings to plunge by another 25% in the time slot.

PARKER SPITZER = FAIL


23 posted on 11/19/2010 1:28:36 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Pyro7480

Parker Schpritzer: a degenarate and a whore.


24 posted on 11/19/2010 1:29:50 PM PST by SC_Pete
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To: Pyro7480

What is this......”CNN?”


25 posted on 11/19/2010 1:30:03 PM PST by ColdOne (Again Who Knew MSNBC has "standards and policies?")
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To: wideawake

Hamilton believed in a strong central government and admired France’s and, particularly, Great Britain’s national governments, as well as their prime minister/parliament system (sans monarchy). He was a Federalist while Jefferson was a Republican.


26 posted on 11/19/2010 1:31:12 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: Pyro7480
People actually watch Whoremonger & Liberal Tw*t?

* your choice of vowel

27 posted on 11/19/2010 1:31:41 PM PST by thecabal (Destroy Progressivism)
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To: wideawake

Well, he did propose that the President serve for life, which could be seen as monarchical.


28 posted on 11/19/2010 1:31:48 PM PST by Pyro7480 ("If you know how not to pray, take Joseph as your master, and you will not go astray." - St. Teresa)
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To: Pyro7480

Listening to a lefty talk of our founding and Constitution is almost as irritating as listening to Hussein talk about baseball. Both are fingernails on an old style chalkboard.


29 posted on 11/19/2010 1:32:14 PM PST by Jacquerie (A good Muslim cannot be a patriotic American.)
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To: Pyro7480
Got what he deserved then when Vice President Burr shot him .

Hey, where was that guy VP Cheney shot in the face from. Maybe that was just a warning. "Quit makin that whooo ooOOH HO0Oooo sound I like to sound shoot"

30 posted on 11/19/2010 1:32:36 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know .F Trp 8th Cav)
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To: Little Bill
Hamilton was a Royalist

Lordy, where did you get that?

He was Washington's chief aide through most of the Revolution, not exactly the action of an ardent Royalist.

31 posted on 11/19/2010 1:33:19 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: andy58-in-nh
Only if she is currently a 1/3-wit.

If, as I suspect, she is now a 1/4-wit, then she would need 100% more brain power to qualify as a 1/2-wit.

32 posted on 11/19/2010 1:33:26 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Little Bill

I don’t think so. I think he was a Federalist


33 posted on 11/19/2010 1:34:40 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Pyro7480; wideawake
If I remember correctly Washington's Officers were King Movement types. Hamilton was a very strong Executive power groupie, a King in name only, unless I read my History wrong.
34 posted on 11/19/2010 1:34:45 PM PST by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a Poofter.)
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To: wideawake; Little Bill; Pyro7480

Hamilton was an elitist, agent of European banks and the founding father of the Fed Reserve.

Whatta guy.

Hamilton’s elitist views and real purpose for wanting Central Banking came to light, when he wrote:

“All communities divide themselves into the few and the many. The first are rich and well-born, the other the mass of the people. The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right.”


35 posted on 11/19/2010 1:35:21 PM PST by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: andy58-in-nh

“If she had 50% more brain power, she’d be a half-wit.”

I know a few half-wits who you have insulted with your remarks. Perhaps quarter-wits would be more accurate.


36 posted on 11/19/2010 1:36:26 PM PST by businessprofessor
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To: Pyro7480

Exactly what were the immigration laws in 1774?


37 posted on 11/19/2010 1:36:45 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Sherman Logan

I heared that! Just read it recently.


38 posted on 11/19/2010 1:36:55 PM PST by Wu (Excuse me while I kiss the sky......)
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To: skr

Well, she got one thing right: Hamilton, like Obama, had no emotional attachment to any of the original colonies. His version of the Constitution would have divided the country into senatorial districts that ignored state boundaries. He married into the ruling class of New York, which then became his political base.


39 posted on 11/19/2010 1:36:55 PM PST by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: Pyro7480

An accusation he denied until that day in Weehawken.


40 posted on 11/19/2010 1:37:23 PM PST by metesky (My retirement fund is holding steady @ $.05 a can.)
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To: Pyro7480

We need an image to post every time Kate Parker’s name comes up...


41 posted on 11/19/2010 1:38:27 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Soothesayer

I call it Bidenitis.


42 posted on 11/19/2010 1:39:19 PM PST by Post5203 (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing...Edmund Burke)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Best post of the day.


43 posted on 11/19/2010 1:40:43 PM PST by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: wolfcreek

So Hamilton was anti-populist. Big deal.


44 posted on 11/19/2010 1:40:43 PM PST by Pyro7480 ("If you know how not to pray, take Joseph as your master, and you will not go astray." - St. Teresa)
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To: wolfcreek
Hamilton was an elitist, agent of European banks and the founding father of the Fed Reserve.

The Federal Reserve was created in 1913. Hamilton was the father of the First Bank of the United States (a fed forerunner)

45 posted on 11/19/2010 1:41:09 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Touch my tagline and I'll have you arrested)
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To: Sherman Logan

It was his economic position that was wrong.

See #35


46 posted on 11/19/2010 1:41:37 PM PST by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“I can see 2012 from my cubicle...”

Trolling on company time? Beeee careful, the mother company is watching your every key stroke....


47 posted on 11/19/2010 1:42:27 PM PST by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: Pyro7480

Hamilton was a British subject and was entering another British colony that was open to British immigration.


48 posted on 11/19/2010 1:42:31 PM PST by tellw
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To: Pyro7480
"Let's remember...a lot of Americans did come through the back door

she said that sitting next to Elliot Spitzer???

49 posted on 11/19/2010 1:42:37 PM PST by NeoCaveman (Touch my tagline and I'll have you arrested)
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To: snoringbear
Trolling on company time? Beeee careful, the mother company is watching your every key stroke....

The Vast Machine. The Tabula.
50 posted on 11/19/2010 1:43:40 PM PST by aruanan
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