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Cherokee chief: Scott Brown staffers ‘racist’
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Posted on 09/26/2012 9:36:39 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Cherokee chief: Scott Brown staffers ‘racist’ By: Kevin Robillard September 26, 2012 11:25 AM EDT

The head of the Cherokee Nation called staffers for Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown “downright racist” Wednesday for making “tomahawk chop” motions and yelling “war whoops” at a rally Saturday for the Republican’s reelection, and called on Brown to apologize.

“The conduct of these individuals goes far beyond what is appropriate and proper in political discourse,” Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker said in a statement. “The use of stereotypical ‘war whoop chants’ and ‘tomahawk chops’ are offensive and downright racist. It is those types of actions that perpetuate negative stereotypes and continue to minimize and degrade all native peoples.”

Video of Brown staffers, including his congressional deputy chief of staff, whooping and chopping their arms emerged Tuesday after a liberal blog posted it. Brown said he didn’t condone his staffers’ actions, but declined to apologize.

“The real issue here is, and the real offense is the fact that Professor [Elizabeth] Warren checked the box,” Brown told reporters. “She said that she was white, and then she checked the box saying she was Native American.”

Baker wants Brown to go farther.

“We need individuals in the United States Senate who respect Native Americans and have an understanding of tribal issues,” he said. “For that reason, I call upon Sen. Brown to apologize for the offensive actions of his staff and their uneducated, unenlightened and racist portrayal of native peoples.”

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Oh please.......
1 posted on 09/26/2012 9:36:42 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

really now the cherokee are playing race card?


2 posted on 09/26/2012 9:37:25 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Sub-Driver

Tell it to Hanoi Jane and Jimmah Carter.


3 posted on 09/26/2012 9:38:45 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: dalebert

in other words she and her campaign have been looking for an indian to attack Brown and have now paid off this idiot


4 posted on 09/26/2012 9:40:19 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Sub-Driver

is this the cherokee dude leading the gang to kick out the black cherokees?


5 posted on 09/26/2012 9:40:21 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sub-Driver
We need individuals in the United States Senate who respect Native Americans

He respects them enough to not lie about being one.

6 posted on 09/26/2012 9:41:51 AM PDT by marron
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To: Sub-Driver
Mankiller was a better chief than this hack has ever pretended to be. She over came a lot of inter-tribal strife that has been around for generations and got a lot of good things done. This guy is your typical RAT divider.
7 posted on 09/26/2012 9:42:07 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again")
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m sure this story was just a small blurb in the bigger story of Warren’s fraud on an educational institution by claiming Native American ancestry, and the Chief was expressing his outrage over it. And I’m also sure the article was mentioning Warren’s unauthorized practice of law, which is actually a criminal offense in most states.

Yeah, sure.

Lying leftist media propaganda organs of the communist party. Now I know what the Russians had to endure for so many years.


8 posted on 09/26/2012 9:42:42 AM PDT by henkster (With Carter, the embassy staff was still alive.)
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To: Sub-Driver

At least they’re not liars.


9 posted on 09/26/2012 9:43:43 AM PDT by Larry Lucido (Romney/Ryan 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

If I where Scott Brown I would take o the airwaves to demand that Warren apologise for Lieing about her heritage, for committing FRAUD by claiming minority status for personnal gain and demand that the local District Attorney bring her up on charges of theft by deception against Harvard and other organizations she has defrauded!


10 posted on 09/26/2012 9:43:49 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ok, NA Indians use or still use Tomahawks, they chop - so making an air Tomhawk and air chopping is racist why?
Ok, NA Indians use or still use war cries going into battle - so making the same war cry is racist why?
Are NA Indians the only ones who can use Tomahawks and war cries?


11 posted on 09/26/2012 9:44:30 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Chief Baker

12 posted on 09/26/2012 9:44:49 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Sub-Driver

HMMM! Bill John “Dances With Bolsheviks” Baker speak with paleface forked tongue. Party of Asses need MUCH FIREWATER to bring voters to polls!


13 posted on 09/26/2012 9:45:41 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Sub-Driver; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Re: “The conduct of these individuals goes far beyond what is appropriate and proper in political discourse,” Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker said in a statement. “The use of stereotypical ‘war whoop chants’ and ‘tomahawk chops’ are offensive and downright racist. It is those types of actions that perpetuate negative stereotypes and continue to minimize and degrade all native peoples.”

"Furthermore, if his staff keeps this up... Scott Brown doesn't have a chinaman's chance in winning reelection against our 1/32nd blood-sister Liz Warren!"

Gadzooks! That's awful white of Chief Bill... ain't it?

14 posted on 09/26/2012 9:47:24 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Sub-Driver
called on Brown to apologize.

Well, I called that one yesterday.

Brown will be unable to do any interviews without the media hounding him about this.

15 posted on 09/26/2012 9:47:38 AM PDT by Strategerist
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To: manc

looks that way


16 posted on 09/26/2012 9:49:36 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Sub-Driver

Stuff it in your peace pipe, chief!


17 posted on 09/26/2012 9:57:57 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Sub-Driver

The chief has a bee in his war bonnet. Too much firewater?


18 posted on 09/26/2012 9:59:48 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Sub-Driver

19 posted on 09/26/2012 10:02:55 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: TexasRepublic

Nope, too much Kool-Aid. Chief Bill attend many liberal victimhood pow-wow learn to make big wampum from DNA. Him heap big victim now.


20 posted on 09/26/2012 10:07:44 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Sub-Driver

Boo Hoo


21 posted on 09/26/2012 10:15:15 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Sub-Driver
“The use of stereotypical ‘war whoop chants’ and ‘tomahawk chops’ are offensive and downright racist. It is those types of actions that perpetuate negative stereotypes and continue to minimize and degrade all native peoples.”

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I agree. Wait, what were we talking about again?
22 posted on 09/26/2012 10:17:22 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Chief Jerk,
What about Atlanta fans and Florida seminole fans, are they racist too? Get off the pot.


23 posted on 09/26/2012 10:18:45 AM PDT by kenmcg (t)
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To: Sub-Driver

Racist? Racist? That’s so stupid, this so-called CHIEF Baker is calling us racist when he looks more like Chris Dodd than Geronimo or Sitting Bull. I mean, the guy doesn’t even have his hair in a Mohawk cut, wear a huge feathered head-dress or is not carrying a bow and arrow or spear with a scalp on it. What a fraud. He’s probably wearing a pair Jockey shorts vice a breech clout under his suit pants. And, to top it off, when he walks up to someone, he no doubt shakes their hand instead of raising his palm and saying “HOW”. Damn fraud....where’s his pinto horse, named ‘Paint’? The closest this so-called injun ever came to a wild Mustang was probably when the his daddy bought him a shiny new 2 plus 2 Ford Mustang with 4-on-the-floor and a 4-barrel under the hood.

When his colored negro maid brings him his martini, he probably doesn’t even grunt “UGH”, much less “thank you”. Do you think he ever watched the series ‘Sheriff of Cochise’ on TV? Not even, baby. He wouldn’t know Tonto from Jimmy Durante. Geezzzz......


24 posted on 09/26/2012 10:21:22 AM PDT by jmax (Full mag inserted, round in chamber, safety is off.)
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To: kenmcg
What about Atlanta fans and Florida seminole fans, are they racist too?

Or Chicago, Cleveland, Kansas City, and Washington, for that matter.
25 posted on 09/26/2012 10:23:11 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: jmax

The descendant of Cherokee slave owners has the nerve to call others “racist”?


26 posted on 09/26/2012 10:30:37 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: Sub-Driver

All Scott Brown has to do is say he wasn’t making fun of indians but he was making fum of his opponent who is faux indian.

[to the tune of John Brown Had a Little Indian]

Scott Brown mocked a fake indian
Scott Brown mocked a fake indian
Scott Brown mocked a fake indian
Who pretended she was 1/32 Cherokee


27 posted on 09/26/2012 10:30:53 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Renderofveils

Tomahawk Chop!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI0inlNffA8


28 posted on 09/26/2012 10:31:35 AM PDT by servo1969
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Tomahawk Chop!

If they removed all instances of "racist" references and replaced them all with fluffy clouds, rainbows and unicorns, the tears would continue over not being adequately represented in the public setting.

...and I'm totally going to hell for using "tears" to describe Cherokee complaints.
29 posted on 09/26/2012 10:37:24 AM PDT by Renderofveils (My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Nabokov)
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To: Sub-Driver

So, Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker supports a politician from the political party that threw the Cherokees off their ancestral tribal lands.

Smooth move.


30 posted on 09/26/2012 10:43:16 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey, chiefy...start with Hollywood fist, they’ve been doing it for decades. The only thing most people know about Indians they learned from Hollywood movies, including the “war whoops”.

More attempts to apply race-politics to get monetary or political gain.


31 posted on 09/26/2012 10:58:01 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Sub-Driver

They were making fun of Paleface Lizzy. She took money meant for an Indian. By mocking phony Paleface Lizzy, they are actually siding with the Cherokee.


32 posted on 09/26/2012 11:07:07 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dalebert

They were doing that back in the early 90s with the tomahawk chop for the Atlanta Braves.


33 posted on 09/26/2012 11:08:35 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: muawiyah

Well, that would be an interesting find, hope it is proven he is. wow.


34 posted on 09/26/2012 11:20:06 AM PDT by annieokie (O)
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To: manc

35 posted on 09/26/2012 11:21:56 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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