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Why was fraud Alex Haley quoted at inauguration? Similarities between famed author, Barack Obama
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 2-7-2013 | Jack Cashill

Posted on 02/07/2013 1:13:27 AM PST by JohnHuang2

At the inauguration just past, Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee shoehorned a quote by Alex Haley into his introduction of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

“The late Alex Haley, the author of ‘Roots,’ lived his life by these six words: ‘Find the good and praise it,’” said Alexander. “Today we praise the American tradition of transferring or reaffirming immense power as we inaugurate the president of the United States.”

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Like so many patronizing gestures by establishment Republicans to minority communities, Alexander’s forced non-sequitur rang hollow. Haley was the last person he should have been holding up as a role model on Inauguration Day.

Haley did not find the good in America, just the opposite. Despite the easy-going tone of “Roots,” a mega 1976 best-seller that is still being read and watched by unsuspecting schoolchildren, Haley quietly laid out an indictment against the United States that was always loaded and often gratuitous.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alexhaley; bhoinauguration

1 posted on 02/07/2013 1:13:46 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: Forgiven_Sinner; xm177e2; mercy; Wait4Truth; hole_n_one; GretchenEE; Clinton's a rapist; buffyt; ...

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2 posted on 02/07/2013 1:16:30 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: Forgiven_Sinner; xm177e2; mercy; Wait4Truth; hole_n_one; GretchenEE; Clinton's a rapist; buffyt; ...

Thursday morning MEGA PING!


3 posted on 02/07/2013 1:16:30 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: Forgiven_Sinner; xm177e2; mercy; Wait4Truth; hole_n_one; GretchenEE; Clinton's a rapist; buffyt; ...

Thursday morning MEGA PING!


4 posted on 02/07/2013 1:17:02 AM PST by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2

You’re not supposed to remember that stuff!


5 posted on 02/07/2013 1:24:23 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: JohnHuang2

“Roots” was not merely a work of fiction, it was mostly plagiarism...and from a white dude, no less!


6 posted on 02/07/2013 1:27:19 AM PST by stormhill
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To: JohnHuang2

Jack Cashill strike s again.
Why does Jack always have to be so politically correct?

/sarc


7 posted on 02/07/2013 1:29:14 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: stormhill

Plagiarism (viz., Haley, MLK, Biden, JFK, ... ) once was taken quite seriously - today, not so much.


8 posted on 02/07/2013 1:56:56 AM PST by jamaksin
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To: JohnHuang2

I think Congress should work far less, not more. By the way, Alexander needs to go.


9 posted on 02/07/2013 2:13:45 AM PST by rashley (Rashley)
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To: JohnHuang2

Around here, the kids call ‘em wiggers


10 posted on 02/07/2013 2:15:52 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: rashley
I think Congress should work far less, not more. By the way, Alexander needs to go.

I like the Texas model. Meet once every two years for a couple of weeks.

11 posted on 02/07/2013 2:18:42 AM PST by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: JohnHuang2

Kunta Kinte Alexander just another PhonyCon pandering to liberals


12 posted on 02/07/2013 2:42:03 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: JohnHuang2

“Why was fraud Alex Haley quoted at inauguration?”

Because “they” won.


13 posted on 02/07/2013 2:48:05 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: JohnHuang2

Amazing. The American tradition of reaffirming or transferring of power.

Once again a flaming liberal shows the world just what is valuable to their ilk.

That day is not about power. That day is about the vows of our nation’s number one public servant, and the example he or she will set for us.

The example of humility set by Washington and Lincoln and Reagan is gone forever.


14 posted on 02/07/2013 2:49:13 AM PST by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: JohnHuang2

My name is kunta kinte obama -not toby


15 posted on 02/07/2013 3:11:26 AM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: JohnHuang2
Alex Haley, the author of ‘Roots,’ lived his life by these six words: ‘Find the good and praise it,’”

More like "Find the good and steal it"

16 posted on 02/07/2013 3:13:52 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: JohnHuang2

I remember seeing Haley on television. He seemed like a sober, intelligent man, Coast Guard veteran, Readers Digest editor. His intellectual manner is what helped him fool people about Roots.


17 posted on 02/07/2013 3:48:14 AM PST by iowamark
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To: DBeers

“My name is kunta kinte obama -not toby”

Obama’s ancestors never felt that that lash. they may have applied it.


18 posted on 02/07/2013 4:07:06 AM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: JohnHuang2

Because he was a globalist.


19 posted on 02/07/2013 4:10:16 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: JohnHuang2

Alex Hailey’s is merely about some book parts of which he plagiarized. His fraud pales in comparison to the fraud committed by two black communist con-men, the celebration of a fraudulent holiday and a fraudulent election.


20 posted on 02/07/2013 4:48:57 AM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: JohnHuang2

You need to come to the City Dock in Annapolis, Maryland and lay some flowers at the feet of Alex Haley’s statue which sits across the street from what was the slave market.


21 posted on 02/07/2013 5:02:41 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine's brother (01-21-13, Obama declares war on The Constitution of the United States)
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To: DBeers

. . . and Kamby Bolongo mean “river.”


22 posted on 02/07/2013 5:29:42 AM PST by Oratam
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To: lbryce

And a fraudulent black commie-connected con-woman who recently got her own stamp. She was no “humble seamstress” who was just too tired to get up. This was planned in advance, by her political allies.

I still remember her getting robbed and beaten by one of her own. He was later caught robbing a church, and bragged about who he was, and his claim to fame.


23 posted on 02/07/2013 5:45:12 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: JohnHuang2

Well, George MacDonald Fraser wondered why Haley had dealt only with his black ancestors,”and neglected his white ones”. His review was carefully edited to remove that thought. pg.227 The Light’s on at Signpost


24 posted on 02/07/2013 6:25:25 AM PST by Scram1
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To: JohnHuang2

..assuage collective white guilt bump...


25 posted on 02/07/2013 6:43:00 AM PST by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: JohnHuang2
Alex Haley marketed "Roots" as an authentic biography of his family.

He then had to admit that he made up a large portion of the story so it became a historical novel. OOOPS!

He then was sued for plagerism by the author of a book called "The African" and had to publicly admit that he lifted whole sections of his book from that other. OOOPS!

He lost the case and had to pay the other author a very big chunk of money in compensation. OOOPS!

It grinds me that a statue of this cheap fraudulent hack with adoring "historical" placques sits on the inner harbor walk in Annapolis, Maryland, put there by whiney guilt ridden liberals.

And no statue there to the woman called "Moses", Harriet Tubman who was a real person, born and raised in Maryland and ran the underground railway during the Civil War.

26 posted on 02/07/2013 8:27:32 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: stormhill
“Roots” was not merely a work of fiction, it was mostly plagiarism...and from a white dude, no less!

IIRC, the original story was about the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.

27 posted on 02/07/2013 9:50:47 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (What difference does it make (if they eat cake)?)
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To: verga

TX legislature meets in odd years from early to mid January to May 31; there may be special sessions of 30 days each at any time after May 31 of the odd year.


28 posted on 02/07/2013 10:11:59 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: JohnHuang2

It’s too bad there is no one in TN able to expose the “fraud” Alexander; people there “think” Alexander is a
“conservative”.


29 posted on 02/07/2013 10:13:25 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: JohnHuang2; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; Perdogg; sickoflibs; NFHale; ...

When I was a kid I met Alex Haley at a trade show my mom dragged me to (he was hawking “Roots” figurines or something) and shook his hand. I was on a germ kick at the time and verbalized my displeasure at having to touch a stranger and also that I thought his cologne stunk. My mom thought he heard and she was mad. He died soon after.


30 posted on 02/07/2013 5:57:15 PM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

BTTT


31 posted on 02/07/2013 6:03:49 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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RE:”When I was a kid I met Alex Haley at a trade show my mom dragged me to (he was hawking “Roots” figurines or something) and shook his hand.”

OneTV replayed both Roots week-long mini-TV-series series at Christmas and I found myself watching them again.
That mostly made up drama was very compelling, hard working blacks sacrificing so they and/or their kids could get ahead having to tolerate the evil racism of whites.
Part of the reason I enjoyed it is it brings me back to a time late 70s when I first saw it, that time was so different than now.

One of major scams in the series is the first episode where Kunta is captured in a net held by white slave traders in a scene eerily similar to Taylor being captured in Planet of the Apes 1968.

This was completely fictional. White Save Traders didn't risk their lives to go into Africa to catch slaves, and possibly damage them in the process.
Instead they just safely traded stuff for them with competing tribes who sold them captives,and they could inspect therm first before buying. So blacks sold blacks to whites.

But that was too messy and morally complex for Alex TV series, the fictional Planet of the Apes type capture was better suited to make whites feel guilty and blacks feel outraged.

And here we are with O uniting all the other races with some white wimmin and white young adults against whites.

32 posted on 02/07/2013 7:13:18 PM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: JohnHuang2

Thanks for the ping!


33 posted on 02/07/2013 8:55:40 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: sickoflibs

How many Black people do you think are even aware of this original “Black on Black crime”? I doubt it comes up in school nowadays.


34 posted on 02/07/2013 11:55:44 PM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: sickoflibs; Impy; JohnHuang2; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; Perdogg

“...So blacks sold blacks to whites....the fictional Planet of the Apes type capture was better suited to make whites feel guilty and blacks feel outraged...”

Truth never fits the agenda, SOL. Can’t let messy things like fact get in the way of Whitey’s Deconstruction, after all.

In reality, all you can do is teach your own kids that it’s bullsh*t, teach them about our own people, culture, and heritage and where this country came from; make sure they understand the liberal garbage they’re being exposed to, how to spot it, and how to counter it.

Not easy in pop-driven culture, but it’s a necessary thing to do.


35 posted on 02/08/2013 6:24:00 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale; Impy; JohnHuang2; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; Perdogg; ...
RE :”In reality, all you can do is teach your own kids that it’s bullsh*t, teach them about our own people, culture, and heritage and where this country came from; make sure they understand the liberal garbage they’re being exposed to, how to spot it, and how to counter it.”

In this specific case I doubt there are many young people watching those old Roots episodes,
but the limited sampling I have done with those here (east coast) in their 20s tells me that they are mostly near overwhelmingly social liberals, which explains why Obama is so attractive to them. To them he is cool, he is brilliant, he is witty, he is open to the future , most of all HE is LIKE them and he cares about them.
Not like those mean old Republicans who want them to FORCE them to have babies they cant afford and then die with those kids from lack of medicine, just for more tax cuts for the rich’. (How could this be missed seeing it coming?)

Social issues are hard to debate logically because they are another belief system, for every argument you give why being traditionally moral is the best for society as a whole they have been given counter arguments why social liberalism mixed with progressive government policies are best for the most (>51% who seem to believe it too now) .

Its another belief system.

So so-cons retreat to preaching to the choir acting +telling themselves that they are in the majority (we got all those conservative Hispanics right?
Except the illegals who are libs, the others are all conservative family values and hate handouts and hate that lib wimin stuff, right?)

Then we wake up one day and perversion and big gubment and higher taxes is the social norm.

Keep your kids away from public schools/

36 posted on 02/08/2013 8:05:46 AM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: sickoflibs

“...Keep your kids away from public schools/ ...”

Already done. That was NEVER a considered option for my kids.


37 posted on 02/08/2013 9:43:30 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: JohnHuang2; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

And the guilt ridden, “racism” obsessed crackers eat it up like cops eat dognuts!


38 posted on 02/08/2013 9:53:11 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: JohnHuang2

Omigosh! It’s so good to “see” you! It’s been such a long time.

I don’t understand this...

“Ads by Google No More 2-Day Workweeks Congress should work 5 days a week, not 2. Agree? Sign the petition. NoLabels.org Join with Billy Graham, Declare: “I still have hope for America because of Jesus Christ” billygraham.org/SignTheDeclaration “

I tried the link to the Billy Graham site, and it doesn’t exist. Why is No Labels advertising there, and why do they accept their money?

Nevertheless..........it’s so good to “see you”, no matter the circumstances. ;o)


39 posted on 02/09/2013 12:16:25 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (Old age and treachery always overcomes youth and skill.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

BTTT!

And, kudos.

“And no statue there to the woman called “Moses”, Harriet Tubman who was a real person, born and raised in Maryland and ran the underground railway during the Civil War.”

It’s so nice to see authentic, and historically correct, posts such as yours.

;o)


40 posted on 02/09/2013 12:20:30 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (Old age and treachery always overcomes youth and skill.)
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To: JohnHuang2

Alex WHO?


41 posted on 02/09/2013 1:42:01 PM PST by dokmad
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To: sickoflibs; NFHale

There was an episode of “Family Guy” that showed slaves being captured with a net by white men. I’m sure this now kids today think it happened.


42 posted on 02/10/2013 10:23:28 PM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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