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US apologises for diplomat's 'dirty' Indians comment
Yahoo News ^ | 8/12/11 | Agence France-Presse, by Staff

Posted on 08/13/2011 9:43:41 PM PDT by Nachum

The United States has apologised for controversial remarks made by a US diplomat who spoke of "dark and dirty" Indians, calling the comments "inappropriate". US Vice-Consul Maureen Chao told Indian students on Friday that her "skin became dirty and dark like the Tamilians" after a long train journey, according to Indian media -- referring to people from the southern state of Tamil Nadu. During her speech in the Tamil Nadu capital, Chennai, Chao was quoted as saying: "I was on a 24-hour train trip from Delhi to (the eastern Indian state of) Orissa. "But, after 72 hours,

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KEYWORDS: apologises; diplomats; dirty; india; indians; maureenchao; obama; racecard; racism; srilanka; tamil
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1 posted on 08/13/2011 9:43:44 PM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 08/13/2011 9:44:28 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
"The remarks show the racist nature of the official even during Barack Obama's presidency. This cannot be tolerated," party national secretary D. Raja said.

ROTFLMAO. If only the people in India knew what we were putting up with in the US under the annointed one's leadership.

3 posted on 08/13/2011 9:49:21 PM PDT by mlocher (Is it time to cash in before I am taxed out?)
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To: Nachum

at least she didn’t call anyone a “clean” black guy. she would get promoted to vice president.


4 posted on 08/13/2011 9:49:55 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Nachum
"The remarks show the racist nature of the official even during Barack Obama's presidency. This cannot be tolerated," party national secretary D. Raja said.

ROTFLMAO. If only the people in India knew what we were putting up with in the US under the annointed one's leadership.

5 posted on 08/13/2011 9:51:59 PM PDT by mlocher (Is it time to cash in before I am taxed out?)
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To: mlocher
0bama was only elected because of racism in America.

Well, and ignorant voters.

6 posted on 08/13/2011 9:52:36 PM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: Nachum
From the US Dept. of State website:

Maureen Chao is a Vice Consul with the U.S. Consulate General Chennai. She earned a Bachelor degree in International Studies, a Master degree in Education, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Vietnam, conducting research in education. Prior to joining the State Department she worked with international education programs for fifteen years, as well as in the social services field with foster children, refugees and immigrants and low-income/homeless populations.

Anyone who thinks this was an accident is a fool.

7 posted on 08/13/2011 9:58:11 PM PDT by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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Anyone who has spent 24 hours on an Indian train will be dirty. And the Tamils ARE dark. So what is the big deal?


8 posted on 08/13/2011 10:05:53 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: Talisker

Dark and dirty, probably true.


9 posted on 08/13/2011 10:05:59 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This IS my blog site.)
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To: Nachum

Further proof of the true nature of so called “progressives” who are racists under left cover.


10 posted on 08/13/2011 10:34:16 PM PDT by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: Nachum

Oh, well done! So glad that we now have all that international respect again with the Citizen of the World making these grand appointments. I guess she was sent to dark and dirty India because she did not speak Austrian.


11 posted on 08/13/2011 10:44:38 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Godwin1; Nachum

I think this may be a case in which a missing comma made all the difference. She probably meant “My skin became dirty, and dark as a Tamilipan’s.


12 posted on 08/13/2011 11:08:40 PM PDT by rimtop56
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To: rimtop56
I think this may be a case in which a missing comma made all the difference. She probably meant “My skin became dirty, and dark as a Tamilipan’s.

I agree. But instead of pointing this out, this administration just apologizes. That is diplomacy under Obama
13 posted on 08/14/2011 1:01:00 AM PDT by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: Nachum

‘Maureen Chao is a Vice Consul with the U.S. Consulate General Chennai. She earned a Bachelor degree in International Studies, a Master degree in Education, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration.’

Proving yet again that the holder of a Ph.D. can be - and often is - still a moron.


14 posted on 08/14/2011 1:44:45 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Nachum

Typical racist remarks from the left.

Did she use the “n” word too?


15 posted on 08/14/2011 2:05:38 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Talisker

Good point...I for one do not know the difference between a Tamilpan and a West Bengali. I have known several people from different parts of India and would be hard-pressed to differentiate skin tone.

(I looked at the administrative divisions of India - the only one I was reasonably certain of the noun* form was that one — Kashmir is in the north - is it Kashmiri, Kashmiran, Cashmerean?)

I’m not even sure it’s called “noun form.” West Bengal is as much of a noun as West Bengali. The CIA World Fact Book has “Nationality noun and Nationality adjective as Indian(s), Indian” but what is the level beneath that called?


16 posted on 08/14/2011 4:05:31 AM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Nachum
"I was on a 24-hour train trip from Delhi to (the eastern Indian state of) Orissa. "But, after 72 hours, the train still did not reach the destination... and my skin became dirty and dark like the Tamilians."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright would have just proclaimed, "She was ridin' dirty!"

17 posted on 08/14/2011 4:07:50 AM PDT by edpc (Ruck Famadan)
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To: mlocher
If only the people in India knew what we were putting up with in the US under the annointed one's leadership.

If only the people in the United States knew what they would be putting up with, under the 'leadership' of Mitt Romney!

'White and delightsome' is in his GENEs!

18 posted on 08/14/2011 4:42:42 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: rimtop56

Exactly right!

COAL burning engines will tend to do that!

Look into our OWN history of steam engine driven trains!

They could even set the PASSENGERS on fire!


19 posted on 08/14/2011 4:44:59 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: <1/1,000,000th%
Did she use the “n” word too?

HMMMmmm...





"You see some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth, uncomely, disagreeable and low in their habits, wild, and seemingly deprived of nearly all the blessings of the intelligence that is generally bestowed upon mankind.

The first man that committed the odious crime of killing one of his brethren will be cursed the longest of any one of the children of Adam. Cain slew his brother. Cain might have been killed, and that would have put a termination to that line of human beings.

This was not to be, and the Lord put a mark upon him, which is the flat nose and black skin. Trace mankind down to after the flood, and then another curse is pronounced upon the same race--that they should be the 'servant of servants', and they will be, until that curse is removed."

Brigham Young-President and second 'Prophet' of the Mormon Church, 1844-1877- Extract from Journal of Discourses.



Here are two examples from their 'other testament', the Book of Mormon.

2 Nephi 5: 21 'And he had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore cursing, because of their iniquity. For behold, they had hardened their hearts against him, that they had become like unto a flint; wherefore, as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome, that they might not be enticing unto my people, the Lord God did cause a skin of blackness to come upon them.'

Alma 3: 6 'And the skins of the Lamanites were dark, according to the mark which was set upon their fathers, which was a curse upon them because of their transgression and their rebellion against their brethren, who consisted of Nephi, Jacob and Joseph, and Sam, who were just and holy men.'



August 27, 1954 in an address at Brigham Young University (BYU), Mormon Elder, Mark E Peterson, in speaking to a convention of teachers of religion at the college level, said:

"The discussion on civil rights, especially over the last 20 years, has drawn some very sharp lines. It has blinded the thinking of some of our own people, I believe. They have allowed their political affiliations to color their thinking to some extent.I think I have read enough to give you an idea of what the Negro is after."

"He is not just seeking the opportunity of sitting down in a cafe where white people eat. He isn't just trying to ride on the same streetcar or the same Pullman car with white people. It isn't that he just desires to go to the same theater as the white people. From this, and other interviews I have read, it appears that the Negro seeks absorption with the white race. He will not be satisfied until he achieves it by intermarriage."

"That is his objective and we must face it. We must not allow our feelings to carry us away, nor must we feel so sorry for Negroes that we will open our arms and embrace them with everything we have. Remember the little statement that we used to say about sin, 'First we pity, then endure, then embrace'...."

(Rosa Parks would have probably told Petersen under which wheel of the bus he should go sit.)



1967, (then) Mormon President Ezra Taft Benson said,

"The Communist program for revolution in America has been in progress for many years and is far advanced. First of all, we must not place the blame upon Negroes. They are merely the unfortunate group that has been selected by professional Communist agitators to be used as the primary source of cannon fodder."



We are told that on June 8, 1978, it was 'revealed' to the then president, Spencer Kimball, that people of color could now gain entry into the priesthood.

According to the church, Kimball spent many long hours petitioning God, begging him to give worthy black people the priesthood. God finally relented.



Sometime before the 'revelation' came to chief 'Prophet' Spencer Kimball in June 1978, General Authority, Bruce R McConkie had said:

"The Blacks are denied the Priesthood; under no circumstances can they hold this delegation of authority from the Almighty.

The Negroes are not equal with other races where the receipt of certain blessings are concerned, particularly the priesthood and the temple blessings that flow there from, but this inequality is not of man's origin, it is the Lord's doings."

(Mormon Doctrine, pp. 526-527).



When Mormon 'Apostle' Mark E Petersen spoke on 'Race Problems- As they affect the Church' at the BYU campus in 1954, the following was also said:

"...if the negro accepts the gospel with real, sincere faith, and is really converted, to give him the blessings of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost, he can and will enter the celestial kingdom. He will go there as a servant, but he will get celestial glory."



When Mormon 'Prophet' and second President of the Church, Brigham Young, spoke in 1863 the following was also said:

"Shall I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of Cain, the penalty, under the law of God is death on the spot. This will always be so."

(Journal of Discourses, Vo. 10, p. 110)





Yeah; Native Americans are althroughout the Book of MORMON; too.

 

“I saw a striking contrast in the progress of the Indian people today ... they are fast becoming a white and delightsome people.... For years they have been growing delightsome, and they are now becoming white and delightsome, as they were promised.... The children in the home placement program in Utah are often lighter than their brothers and sisters in the hogans on the reservation.

At one meeting a father and mother and their sixteen-year-old daughter were present, the little member girl-sixteen-sitting between the dark father and mother, and it was evident she was several shades lighter than her parents—on the same reservation, in the same hogan, subject to the same sun and wind and weather.... These young members of the Church are changing to whiteness and to delightsomeness.

One white elder jokingly said that he and his companion were donating blood regularly to the hospital in the hope that the process might be accelerated.

 

(Improvement Era, December 1960, pp.922-23). (p. 209)

 



 

20 posted on 08/14/2011 4:46:56 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Nachum

I wonder if she would have been recalled had she likened her “dark and dirty” skin color to obama’s?


21 posted on 08/14/2011 5:17:02 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.
US Vice-Consul Maureen Chao told Indian students on Friday that her "skin became dirty and dark like the Tamilians" after a long train journey
President Carter once took a trip to Mexico during which he ran all the way with Montezuma's Revenge. Then he made some stops to inspect the ethnic purity of US neighborhoods.
US Vice-Consul Maureen Chao

22 posted on 08/14/2011 7:15:18 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Nachum

I am not getting the deal here. After a 24 hour train trip, on those rat trap trains, she was dark and dirty.


23 posted on 08/14/2011 7:30:28 AM PDT by svcw (democrats are liars, it's a given)
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To: Elsie

Ping


24 posted on 08/14/2011 7:33:42 AM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: Elsie

My first thought too, elsie. Is she LDS?


25 posted on 08/14/2011 9:02:32 AM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost, but now am found; was blind but now I see")
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To: scrabblehack

It’s Tamilian.


26 posted on 08/14/2011 10:45:51 AM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
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To: Nachum

Obama appoints all these dimwits to represent the USA and most of them(like their President is beyond incompetent, at the least)and just flub the basics... remember Hillary’s stupid Reset Button with Russia that was spelled wrong in Russian at the start of the Obama catastrophe?
Obama’s Community Organizers Incompetence comes through loud and clear here, and in past, and probably future incidents?


27 posted on 08/14/2011 2:53:35 PM PDT by zbogwan2
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To: scrabblehack
below that is ethnicity. The ones you cited are actually Tamilian, Bengali (like Bangladeshis) and Kashmiri

The Bengalis and Kashmiris are Indo-Europeans, while the Tamils are Dravidians. All are Caucasian.

the north-eastern Indians tend to be Mongoloid (i.e. of Tibeto-Burmese or Tai races) and there are a scattering of Australoids (tribals) in Indian forests and in the Andaman and Nicobar islands

The Bengalis and Tamils are really separate "nations" in linguistic, racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds (even religion to an extent as though both are mostly Hindu, there are different gods/goddesses worshipped).

28 posted on 09/02/2011 3:20:05 AM PDT by Cronos (John 6:61-64: Jesus rebukes those who think the Eucharist is just a symbol/metaphor, repeats: Jn8:15)
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