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Bell Wanted Preferential Treatment, Not Equality
Big Government ^ | March 9, 2012 | Charles C. Johnson

Posted on 03/10/2012 8:16:59 AM PST by opentalk

One of the more common spins by the mainstream media about the now-famous Derrick Bell video is that the rally was for more diversity on the Harvard Law campus. This is wrong.

In fact, Bell and Obama were demanding special treatment for Regina Austin, a radical black law professor with poor credentials—she lacked the usual Supreme Court clerkships or law-review appointments—necessary for the position. Bell and Obama demanded that Harvard violate its longstanding policy about not voting on tenure track positions to visiting professors.

Don’t take my word for it. Take Derrick Bell’s. He granted that Austin lacked the proper credentials in an interview with David Remnick, author of The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, “I thought Regina was perfect,” Bell told Remnick. “ She was saying what needed to be said. And she was a lot more militant than I ever was.” (p. 213)

..Austin asserted that the black community should embrace the criminals in its midst as a form of resistance to white oppression. People of color should view “hustling” as a “good middle ground between straightness and more extreme forms of law breaking.” Examples of hustling include “clerks in stores [who] cut their friends a break on merchandise, and pilfering employees [who] spread their contraband around the neighborhood.”

...Like Bell and Wright, Austin shared a racist view of racial relations. Asked in a 1999 interview to explain her role as a legal scholar of critical race theory, Austin answered that it “should start with the premise that black people are at the center of the universe and go on from there.”

...Obama, meanwhile, compared Bell to Rosa Parks, because everyone, presumably, has a right to be a tenured professor at Harvard Law School, especially if they are black and share Bell’s prejudice masquerading as profundity

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: austin; bell; breitbart; charlesogletree; derrickbell; harvard; msm; obama; ogletree; racism; rashidaogletree; reginaaustin

1 posted on 03/10/2012 8:17:02 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk
"Bell Wanted Preferential Treatment, Not Equality "

Even more proof that he was a great influence on obama...same philosophy.
2 posted on 03/10/2012 8:22:43 AM PST by FrankR
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To: opentalk
Obama Sets Record for Unqualified Judge Nominations

...The American Bar Association secretly declared that 14 of President Barack Obama’s nominees to the federal bench are “not qualified.” The rejection rate is more than three times that of Obama’s predecessors, Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, The New York Times reports.

The Obama administration, which has nominated 185 judges, has questioned whether the bar association has placed too much value on courtroom experience.

3 posted on 03/10/2012 8:28:06 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk
I'll say it again...

@Your post about picking judges applies and fits here as well.

You've put it together plainly, opentalk, and it's still being missed, even by the new media.

4 posted on 03/10/2012 8:29:58 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: opentalk

I take some consolation in the fact that Bell is currently taking a dirt nap.


5 posted on 03/10/2012 8:30:18 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: opentalk
Having worked in Higher Education for 10 years and having watched former Doctoral classmates of mine deliver a scholarly paper on why Black professors must be paid more money than White professors - I am shocked they did not want this woman to be a Dean or president of Harvard. A tenured professor job is just too lowly.

I wish I were joking.

6 posted on 03/10/2012 8:47:36 AM PST by Volunteer (Though I know that the hypnotized never lie, do ya? - The Who)
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To: Farmer Dean
Unfortunately I think Bell"s Critical Race Theory is being applied by Obama through the DOJ and life time Supreme Court Appointments.

It is (IMO) a radical change to how our law is applied ,..justice is blind, we are all equal under the law.

His appointments can set precedent to undermine this. We see it in Holder

related, Obama:

...Equating tough court decisions to a marathon, Mr. Obama said that the first 25 miles may be determined by precedent and technical understanding of the law, but “that last mile can only be determined on the basis of one’s deepest values, one’s core concerns, one’s broader perspectives on how the world works, and the depth and breadth of one’s empathy.”

He used the word again as a presidential candidate explaining his view of Supreme Court nominations:

...I view that quality of empathy, of understanding and identifying with people’s hopes and struggles, as an essential ingredient for arriving at just decisions and outcomes,” Mr. Obama said

(In Court Nominees, Is Obama Looking for Empathy by Another Name?)


7 posted on 03/10/2012 8:47:59 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

I know,makes me sick too.


8 posted on 03/10/2012 8:51:10 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: opentalk
related thread

The Vetting: Obama's Supreme Court and Critical Race Theory

9 posted on 03/10/2012 8:59:16 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

The age of Obama- is just vengeance for sins they never personally suffered against people who never committed them.


10 posted on 03/10/2012 9:04:38 AM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Farmer Dean
Rush and Newt took heat from the media for calling Sotomayor racist.

They were right, she already showed how she will apply CRT with the white fire fighters.

Kagan, helped Bell get his racist writings published at Harvard Law.

Our side should of stopped these appointments. I can see why the media has tried to keep this from being discussed.

11 posted on 03/10/2012 9:05:15 AM PST by opentalk
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To: Farmer Dean
Rush and Newt took heat from the media for calling Sotomayor racist.

They were right, she already showed how she will apply CRT with the white fire fighters.

Kagan, helped Bell get his racist writings published at Harvard Law.

Our side should of stopped these appointments. I can see why the media has tried to keep this from being discussed.

12 posted on 03/10/2012 9:05:24 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk
Bell Wanted Preferential Treatment, Not Equality

Exactly.

They've twisted 'equality' to mean no one has the right to question their character because of the color of their skin.

If you do, you're racist!

13 posted on 03/10/2012 9:20:31 AM PST by MamaTexan (I am a ~Person~ as created by the Law of Nature, not a 'person' as created by the laws of Man)
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To: FrankR

And both want/wanted a declaration by the government of permanent racism. In other words, there will be no time in the future when racism, and the concomittant preferential treatment for blacks diminishes.... permanent guilt, permanent retribution, permanent reparations.


14 posted on 03/10/2012 9:23:59 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: FrankR

Well looks like he got it. To get into college now if you are black you go to the front of the list, above the other kids who worked hard to be in top 10% of their class. We need to make it truly equal, and just leave “race” out of it. We are all ONE RACE = The Human Race. There is no other Race. We need to just have applications that do not ask for your “race” Then it would all be equal and a lot more fair.


15 posted on 03/10/2012 9:44:43 AM PST by buffyt (Abortion is murder of a human life!)
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To: opentalk

Sotomayor IS racist. She was in La Raza. Last time we lived in California there were protests in city parks where the La Raza members chanted Death to All White Males Over Age 15. She was a major leader of La Raza. I would never chant Death to ANYONE! But SHE would.


16 posted on 03/10/2012 9:46:51 AM PST by buffyt (Abortion is murder of a human life!)
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To: opentalk

Because blacks and other “minorities” receive special treatment under the law for a variety of benefits, how can we really consider them to be Americans? They don’t live like the rest of America. They are treated as special guests.


17 posted on 03/10/2012 9:50:36 AM PST by CodeToad (NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION!!!)
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To: opentalk

We are too polite to laugh at these people.


18 posted on 03/10/2012 10:05:46 AM PST by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: philman_36; opentalk; thouworm
Re. Obama appointments

http://www.harvardblsa.com/committees/recruitment/

The Harvard Black Law Students Association (HBLSA) was founded in 1967. Today HBLSA is the largest chapter in the National Black Law Students Association. With well over 100 members, HBLSA is truly reflective of the diversity that exists within the Black community of Harvard Law School. HBLSA alumni range from Charles Ogletree, renowned legal scholar and our very own advisor, to Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts, to Debra Lee, CEO of BET, to Barack and Michelle Obama, President and First Lady of the United States of America.

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http://gratewire.com/topic/students-occupy-deans-office-at-harvard-law-school

I found that Barack might not be the only Obama on the tapes.

In May 1988, Harvard Law students, borrowing from Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals,
and foreshadowing the Occupy movement of 2011, occupied the Harvard Law
School’s dean’s office. The students were supporting Professor Derrick
Bell’s demand that the law school hire professors on the basis of race.

One of the students “dressed in black” and occupying the dean’s
office appears to be Michelle Obama (Harvard Law ’88). Here is a link
to the grainy video. (lower right at about ten seconds in, wearing white Keds):

http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/tocn-mla000572-students-occupy-dean-s-office-at-harvard-law-school

VIDEO at link:

Students occupy Dean's office at Harvard Law School

1:00:17: Visual: Shots of Harvard Law students studying their textbooks as they occupy the Dean's office in the administration building of Harvard Law School. Most of the students are African American. Marcus Jones reports that 50 Harvard Law School students marched into the administration building in the afternoon; that most of the students are African American; that many of the students wore black as a show of solidarity.

Date Covered

05/10/1988

http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/tocn-mla000573-students-end-demonstration-at-harvard-law-school

Summary
David Boeri reports that a group of Harvard Law students occupied the Dean's office overnight to protest the lack of minority faculty at the school. Boeri notes that the students held a rally for their cause this morning. Boeri’s report includes footage of Charles Ogletree (Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School) addressing a rally of students outside of the school. Boeri notes that the sit-in is over for now and that student leaders met with James Vorenberg (Dean, Harvard Law School) to discuss their demands for an increase in minority faculty members. Boeri interviews Robert Wilkins (Harvard Black Law Students Association) about the meeting with the Dean.

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wiki:

In late 1988, Obama entered Harvard Law School. He was selected as an editor of the Harvard Law Review at the end of his first year,[35] and president of the journal in his second year.[31][36]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_L._Wilkins

Wilkins was born in 1963 in Muncie, Indiana,[1] where he was raised by a single mother.[2] He studied chemical engineering at Rose–Hulman Institute of Technology and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1986.[3] Wilkins then earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1989.[4]

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During the 111th Congress, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton recommended Wilkins for filling a vacancy on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.[8] On May 20, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Wilkins to a judgeship on the District Court for the District of Columbia.[4] He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 22, 2010.[9] Wilkins received his commission on December 27, 2010.[10]

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Freedom to think at Harvard Law
THE WASHINGTON TIMES - Wednesday, JULY 17, 1991
Author: Eric Felten, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Dean Robert Clark was not about to see his Harvard Law School office be turned into the Columbia University president’s office of the 1990s. No cigar-smoking students with their feet up on his desk. So when student protesters staged sit-ins blocking his office lobby for the second time in a semester last fall, he cracked down.

The students were following the lead of Professor Derrick Bell , who has taken a leave of absence from the university until a black woman professor is appointed to the law school. Mr. Bell is protesting the school’s unwillingness to offer tenure to Anita Allen, a visiting professor from Georgetown University and a black woman.

“We took pictures of the students in the office so that we would know who they were, and [we] told them they were in clear violation of university rules,” Mr. Clark says. The students also were told that if they did not leave the office by the end of the day, they would be disciplined. They were sent letters saying such protests would not be tolerated in the future.

“They waited a little past the deadline, to show they weren’t intimidated,” Mr. Clark says. With a hint of mischief, he adds, “Maybe I shouldn’t say this - because I don’t want to encourage them to try it again - but they haven’t been back.”

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_L._Allen

Anita LaFrance Allen-Castellito (born March 24, 1953)[1] is the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She is also a senior fellow in the bioethics department of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, a collaborating faculty member in African studies, and an affiliated faculty member in the women’s studies program. In 2010 President Barack Obama named Allen to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. She is a Hastings Center Fellow.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Obama

Robinson majored in sociology and minored in African American studies and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1985.[4][25] She earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Harvard Law School in 1988.[26] At Harvard she participated in demonstrations advocating the hiring of professors who were members of minorities[27] and worked for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, assisting low-income tenants with housing cases.[28]

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Charles+Ogletree+michelle+obama&view=detail&id=B4F161BE38BCB957EC2969CC27E55D0D3D73A2A2&first=0&FORM=IDFRIR

If anyone asked Professor Charles Ogletree Jr. 20 years ago which member of the Obama family would wind up in national politics, he would have picked Michelle.

Ogletree first met Michelle Obama ’88 in the fall of 1985 when both arrived at Harvard Law School for the first time, she as a student and he as a visiting professor. As a student in his trial advocacy workshop, Ogletree says her commitment to public service was already clear.

“She made a commitment to her father, who did not go to college, that she would pursue her talents to help her community,” says Ogletree.

Originally posted on August 20, 2011, featuring an AP story about Obama’s Martha Vineyard vacation, which he was still in the middle of.

Charles Ogletree was a black panther. He is also the lawyer of Henry Louis Gates, the racist Harvard professor whose racism caused the beer summit. Ogletree’s daughter Rashida was recently hired into Holder’s Justice Department as a lawyer. Ogletree is still a militant leftist and is still called on by the Obamas for advice.

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama put in a brief appearance Saturday at the home of his friend and one-time teacher, Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree, as he continued his Martha’s Vineyard vacation.

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HT: Thouworm

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2856677/posts

New White House Visitor Database: Professor Ogletree has Visited 14 Times

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2856976/posts

Reparations, A Fundamental Issue Of Social Justice (Ogletree); black-collegian.com ^ | 3/9/12 | Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2512464/posts

Kagan, Obama, and the Harvard Legacy of Literary Fraud

19 posted on 03/10/2012 10:09:34 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief
WOW thanks interesting,

...also interesting,.. Charles Ogletree was involved in plagiarism. It kind of fits in with the whole - ignore qualifications/race theme

20 posted on 03/10/2012 10:17:37 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk; thouworm; LucyT; MestaMachine
Charles Ogletree was a black panther. He is also the lawyer of Henry Louis Gates, the racist Harvard professor whose racism caused the beer summit. Ogletree’s daughter Rashida was recently hired into Holder’s Justice Department as a lawyer. Ogletree is still a militant leftist and is still called on by the Obamas for advice.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,596202,00.html

‘Glenn Beck’: Who Is Charles Ogletree?

(Ogletree) edited the Black Panther newspaper. Here's a copy of it, The Real News. OK? He was an editor.

Ogletree also attended every single day of the trial of this woman. This woman is Angela Davis, OK? She was a Black Power activist.

She was also a communist. You might remember her name. She was fired from UCLA in 1969 after she admitted she was a communist.

http://www.politico.com/blogs/joshgerstein/0311/Eric_Holder_Black_Panther_case_focus_demeans_my_people.html

March 01, 2011

Eric Holder: Black Panther case focus demeans ‘my people’

http://cc.bingj.com/cache.aspx?q=Rashida+Ogletree&d=4792230497028058&mkt=en-US&setlang=en-US&w=5239f04b,b04f3e7d

Rashida J Ogletree – Department of Justice
Rashida J Ogletree (GS 15) is an employee working for the Department of Justice / Offices of Boards and Divisions in Washington, DC. In the fiscal year 2010, this employee received a base salary of $123,758.

Salary for Rashida J Ogletree
Base Salary $123,758
Bonus $0
Pay Grade GS 15
Position General Attorney
Series 0905
Department/Agency Department of Justice / Offices of Boards and Divisions
Location Washington, DC

21 posted on 03/10/2012 10:36:40 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief
Ogletree’s daughter Rashida was recently hired into Holder’s Justice Department

wow, feel sick, wish they would of covered that on Hannity. Media tries to spin his as past history.

thanks

22 posted on 03/10/2012 10:43:20 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk
"Bell Wanted Preferential Treatment, Not Equality"

Right.  The American population is being programmed by the education system from kindergarten through the Universities that the black race in America has to be compensated for past discrimination by the endowment of special privilege, not just equal rights mind you, but special privilege.  Affirmative action, Congressional Black Caucus, Black History Month, all special privilege.  And 100% hypocrisy.

I thought the civil rights movement was to supposed to be about the elimination of special privilege from American society?   Errrr... maybe not exactly.

23 posted on 03/10/2012 12:15:45 PM PST by CaptainKrunch (I'm in the 99%, and I say... F communism!)
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To: opentalk; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; ...
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Bell Wanted Preferential Treatment, Not Equality

(Suprise, Suprise.)

One of the more common spins by the mainstream media about the now-famous Derrick Bell video is that the rally was for more diversity on the Harvard Law campus. This is wrong.

In fact, Bell and 0bama were demanding special treatment for..."

Article, then # 19 , and # 21.

[Thanks, anonymous.]

24 posted on 03/10/2012 3:16:45 PM PST by LucyT
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To: LucyT; All

Obama in Russia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDx_OD50ia8


25 posted on 03/10/2012 3:29:25 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I think the title to that video is misleading,no one is refusing to shake hands, he’s simply making a gesture as part of introduction.

There’s enough REAL stuff to hang him on, imo.


26 posted on 03/10/2012 4:18:08 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: maggief; opentalk; thouworm; All
It's amazing what a tip in the right direction can lead to.
All of this information that you and so many others have gathered in such a short amount of time is both staggering in its implications and breathtaking in its value.

Most excellent work and well done, one and all!

And to think...there's still more to come!

27 posted on 03/10/2012 5:11:47 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Fred Nerks; stephenjohnbanker
...he’s simply making a gesture as part of introduction.
Agreed. Not a good video SJB.
Post a video showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entering the WH through a side door if you want to show a snub worth seeing.
28 posted on 03/10/2012 5:23:27 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: junta
We are too polite to laugh at these people.

We are too polite to laugh sneer at these people.

29 posted on 03/10/2012 5:31:06 PM PST by okie01 (/i>On Parade)
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To: philman_36

Yeah.....Obama treated Ben Net like dirt from day one. Ben has since reciprocated the hospitality : )


30 posted on 03/10/2012 5:48:54 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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