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Paula Deen accused of condoning sexual harassment, racist remarks
Chicago Tribune ^ | March 5, 2012 | Richard Fausset

Posted on 03/05/2012 9:03:46 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

Reporting from Atlanta— A former employee of a restaurant co-owned by Paula Deen has filed a lawsuit against the matronly celebrity cook, accusing her of condoning an atmosphere of sexual harassment and racism in her high-profile culinary empire. The suit also accuses Deen of casually referring to black people with a racial epithet.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cooking; deen; food

1 posted on 03/05/2012 9:03:49 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Her pal Obama will be disappointed to hear this.


2 posted on 03/05/2012 9:04:49 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: dfwgator

Michelle, Barry or both?


3 posted on 03/05/2012 9:06:52 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Both. And she’s a big Jimmy Carter fan as well........I guess the “Dixiecrats” are still around.


4 posted on 03/05/2012 9:09:29 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: dfwgator

And her pal , Jimmy Carter .


5 posted on 03/05/2012 9:10:18 PM PST by katykelly
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To: dfwgator
She never went to Nicaragua and criticized Ronald Reagan like Anthony Bourdain (sp.) I bet. :-)
6 posted on 03/05/2012 9:11:06 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

As I recall Bourdain criticized Daniel Ortega.


7 posted on 03/05/2012 9:14:12 PM PST by mylife
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To: ConservativeStatement

Thou shalt not insult Mother Obama:

Paula Deen Says Michelle Obama Can Really Eat
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2791980/posts


8 posted on 03/05/2012 9:15:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Anthony Bourdain has been trashing Paula of late . I don’t think he likes anybody very much .


9 posted on 03/05/2012 9:17:41 PM PST by katykelly
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To: mylife

I heard a radio interview with Bourdain and Ted Nugent (who also appeared on Bourdain’s TV show). Bourdain mentioned his political beliefs. I’m pretty sure on the TV show with Nugent that he said his liberal friends back in New York would be p’d off with that association. As far as what he said about Reagan, I seem to recall him saying at that point in time (during Reagan’s Presidency...).


10 posted on 03/05/2012 9:21:44 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: mylife

Just watched Bourdain in Cuba. He praised the people (OK), the food (maybe OK), and the health system (not OK). His shows are often interesting and his humor sardonic, but his leftist views seep through too often.


11 posted on 03/05/2012 9:32:19 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Bourdain is clearly a liberal, but I enjoy his shows.


12 posted on 03/05/2012 9:34:30 PM PST by mylife
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To: katykelly

Standard new yorker. LOL, but he likes Guinea PIgs, they taste good he said.


13 posted on 03/05/2012 9:58:11 PM PST by org.whodat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

First thing of which I thought. Obama is showing us what community organizing is all about - all of his enemies are going down lately, by death or attempted destruction: Breitbart, his offending impersonator, Paula Deen, Rush Limbaugh...war has been declared.


14 posted on 03/06/2012 12:39:36 AM PST by scott7278 ("...I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked..." - BHO)
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To: ConservativeStatement

How come that Northeastern hairless cook, Lidia Bastovich (sp?), hasn’t made the national news with the tales of her Italian immigrant house slaves?


15 posted on 03/06/2012 5:30:47 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: ConservativeStatement

Guess Moochelle is trying to get her revenge.


16 posted on 03/06/2012 5:43:18 AM PST by formosa (Formosa)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Hey Paula! Did ya skimp on the Obama/DNC contributions a little? That’ll learn ya!
17 posted on 03/06/2012 5:56:48 AM PST by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Paula Deen accused of condoning sexual harassment, racist remarks”

Looks like the Obummers will have to get their fried chicken and fixins somewhere else.


18 posted on 03/06/2012 6:04:19 AM PST by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: ConservativeStatement; flaglady47; mickie; oswegodeee; Bizzy Bugz; Chigirl 26
Folks, this law suit is serious. It involves and names Paula, her corporate food empire, her two sons and her brother.

I read the complete lawsuit and it's explicit and explosive. It does not bode well for the Deen "logo" at all, trust me.

In fact, I look for her sponsors to begin pulling out....and she will be toast, albeit in her case, melba toast.

The above article does not begin to detail the awful (but not yet proven) allegations in the suit.

However, since she's a liberal, and because of the double standard existing in our country today, she may personally escape the ordeal visited upon Rush.

Leni

19 posted on 03/06/2012 6:32:44 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: mylife

bourdain said deen was to blame for American obesity, then i guess we can blame smoking and drinking on him


20 posted on 03/06/2012 6:55:53 AM PST by beefree
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To: MinuteGal

Very interestin, MinuteGal! I watched her on OWN Sunday night - and I can’t stand Oprah. Paula’s home is beautiful, and she must have an enormous staff. At the beginning, I think they said something about her empire being worth 33 Million. This is a sad thing to hear about.


21 posted on 03/06/2012 3:16:40 PM PST by yorkie
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To: mylife

Bourdain’s a closet conservative. He just can’t reconcile the two worldviews and his paycheck from liberal broadcasting powers.

I view him as a culinary HST.


22 posted on 03/06/2012 3:24:59 PM PST by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: MinuteGal

Are you saying.... The Hired Help turned against their Mistress? She was that brazen?


23 posted on 03/06/2012 3:28:00 PM PST by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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To: txhurl

Hunter S Thompson?


24 posted on 03/06/2012 3:45:24 PM PST by mylife
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To: mylife

Yessir. Sensibilities on one hand, paycheck on the other.


25 posted on 03/06/2012 4:15:14 PM PST by txhurl (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart. In your untimely passing, you have exposed these people one last time.)
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