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The Obama of 1991 We Werenít Allowed to See
NRO ^ | 3/8/12 | Jim Geraghty.

Posted on 03/08/2012 5:19:19 PM PST by Nachum

I hadn’t planned on posting more of the Morning Jolt today, but the video from Obama’s Harvard days seems to be the big story of the morning. It becomes the big story when CNN’s morning program features an old sitcom-actor-turned-pundit Jay Thomas suggesting that Breitbart.com editor-in-chief Joel Pollak is a racist for making a point about Barack Obama’s support for a proponent of “critical race theory” during his days at Harvard Law School. Unbeknownst to Thomas, Pollak’s wife is black.

Breitbart.com also has footage of Prof. Charles Ogletree showing the 1991 video of Obama to an audience and saying with a chuckle, “We hid this throughout the 2008 campaign.”

The full video of Obama in 1991 — somewhat grainy — can be found here.

ABC News’ Jake Tapper offers some context on the protest:

By Obama’s second year at Harvard Law School, there were five African-American men on the Harvard Law School faculty, but no African-American women. After a black visiting professor from the University of Pennsylvania named Regina Austin was denied tenure, Bell again threatened to leave the school. He began a hunger strike. Some students began to rally around him. Classmates were curious as to how Obama would react. He was considered liberal, but not a leader, when it came to political controversies, or racial ones.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 1991; 1991video; charlesogletree; derrickbell; jaketapper; jaythomas; joelpollak; obama

1 posted on 03/08/2012 5:19:22 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
SO tired of everyone who disagrees with liberals being called racist.

It's so OLD....

2 posted on 03/08/2012 5:21:15 PM PST by Jerrybob
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To: Nachum

Breitbart.com also has footage of Prof. Charles Ogletree showing the 1991 video of Obama to an audience and saying with a chuckle, “We hid this throughout the 2008 campaign.”

he says it’s alright to see it now ,is it because they have their guy in the WH and he is staying for life.


3 posted on 03/08/2012 5:24:23 PM PST by molson209
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To: Nachum

FBHO


4 posted on 03/08/2012 5:26:51 PM PST by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: Nachum

“”He was considered liberal, but not a leader, when it came to political controversies, or racial ones.”””

And since his momma is from Kansas he should also be considered to be WHITE.


5 posted on 03/08/2012 5:27:41 PM PST by shelterguy
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To: Nachum

There is no end of material the GOP nominee will have to run campaign ads.
My guess is that Romney will be like McLame, too panzie gutless to use the incriminating material he has for ads.

Won’t matter. The economy will still beat Obama and Romney will be the next president.


6 posted on 03/08/2012 5:29:02 PM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

Romney doesn’t have any money to attack fellow travelers, only republicans.


7 posted on 03/08/2012 5:43:51 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
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To: Nachum; sickoflibs
...Jay Thomas suggesting that Breitbart.com editor-in-chief Joel Pollak is a racist for making a point about Barack Obama’s support for a proponent of “critical race theory” during his days at Harvard Law School. Unbeknownst to Thomas, Pollak’s wife is black.

LOL - that's sweet!

8 posted on 03/08/2012 7:48:37 PM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex¬óburied stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Nachum

You liberals out there won’t need to cover anything up if you have confidence in the integrity of your candidate.


9 posted on 03/08/2012 7:49:12 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: GOPJ

Black, Jewish, South African, newly American and also in the U.S. military: http://www.stcyprians.co.za/?m=8&s=2&idkey=1222


10 posted on 03/08/2012 8:42:52 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Nachum
Unbeknownst to Thomas, Pollak’s wife is black.

Lol, that's precious.

11 posted on 03/08/2012 8:56:32 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The RNC would prefer Obama to a conservative nominee.)
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To: Nachum

Too funny. The “white racis” is married to a Black woman. God bless him for going into the fire of liberal race hate for Andrew’s vetting project. He’s my hero!


12 posted on 03/08/2012 8:58:21 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: vladimir998
She's beautiful. Congrats to Pollack for not using her during his entire conversation with Solidud O'Brayin. That was a manly thing not to do.
13 posted on 03/08/2012 9:01:11 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The RNC would prefer Obama to a conservative nominee.)
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To: Nachum

“Pollak’s wife is black.”

That’s awesome! He did say something to the effect of “you make that comment without knowing anything about me.” Pollak’s performance was outstanding!


14 posted on 03/08/2012 9:07:40 PM PST by Private_Sector_Does_It_Better (I AM ANDREW BREITBART)
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To: reasonisfaith
You liberals out there won’t need to cover anything up if you have confidence in the integrity of your candidate.

Ding, ding, ding - we have a thread winnah!

15 posted on 03/09/2012 6:13:37 AM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: vladimir998

Thanks - it’s fun being a conservative! Again, thanks for sharing.


16 posted on 03/09/2012 6:17:04 AM PST by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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