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  • Elizabeth Warren Ancestor Rounded Up Cherokees For Trail of Tears

    12/02/2017 9:28:17 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 May 2012 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    For over a quarter of a century, Elizabeth Warren has described herself as a Native American. After researching her story, it is obvious that her “family lore” is just fiction. Ms. Warren’s great-great-great grandfather, was apparently a member of the Tennessee Militia who rounded up Cherokees from their family homes in the Southeastern United States and herded them into government-built stockades in what was then called Ross’s Landing (now Chattanooga), Tennessee–the point of origin for the horrific Trail of Tears, which began in January, 1837. These were the troops responsible for removing Cherokee families from homes they had lived in...
  • Washington's Redskin

    11/29/2017 9:50:11 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 7 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 29 Nov 2017 | Mark Steyn
    The other day President Trump referred jokingly, yet again, to Senator Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas", and as a result is even more totally racey-racey-racist than he was the week before. If you're finding this all a bit hard to follow, relax: a white grade-school teacher pretends to be black, that's totally racist and you should denounce him as such immediately; But if a white professor pretends to be Harvard Law School's "first woman of color" and you point it out, then you're the racist. Got that? It's easy when you know how: If a Victoria's Secret model wears lingerie "inspired...
  • Pocahontas descendant lives near Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

    11/29/2017 9:56:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Shiny Sheet ^ | November 28, 2017 | Paulette Cooper Noble
    Debbie White Dove Porreco, at home in Palm Beach, with Max and Mia. Photo by Paul NobleEditor’s note: This story originally ran in 2013 You wouldn’t expect to encounter Pocahontas in Palm Beach, but you have if you’ve met Debbie “White Dove” Porreco, a Native-American princess after whom Pocahontas is often modeled in the media. “Sometimes when I’m dining at Mar-a-Lago, I think to myself, ‘You’ve come a long way from that Indian reservation you started in,” she said. “Pocahontas had dreams and went to England. My dreams brought me to Palm Beach.” That dream would have seemed far away...
  • Elizabeth Warren’s Pocahontas Pickle

    11/28/2017 4:17:16 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 58 replies
    usnews.com ^ | David Catanese
    When President Donald Trump casually invoked "Pocahontas" during a ceremony honoring Native Americans on Monday, Washington's political class swiftly went into its familiar and usually unfulfilling ritual of trying to decipher his deeper intentions. Was he attempting to purposefully distract media coverage away from the White House's skirmish with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Was he simply reaching for cheap levity among a group he was largely unfamiliar with? Or did he view it as an irresistible opportunity to strike at a reoccurring political nemesis who he views as a gathering threat to his re-election prospects in 2020? The president...
  • Navajo Code Talker Breaks Silence – DESTROYS #FakeIndian Elizabeth Warren With Epic One-Liner

    11/28/2017 1:20:40 PM PST · by markomalley · 58 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/28/17 | Cristina Laila
    As previously reported, fake Indian Elizabeth Warren got super triggered after President Trump slammed her Monday calling her Pocahontas while honoring Native American code talkers. President Trump to Native American code talkers: “You were here long before any of us were here. Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.”Liberals came unhinged!Fake Indian Elizabeth Warren and the liberal liars in the media accused President Trump of being offensive by throwing out a ‘racial slur’ during the ceremony.One of the Navajo code talkers, Thomas Begay broke his silence and destroyed...
  • ‘Unreal:’ ABC Flips Out Over Trump’s ‘Racial Slur’ Against Sen. Warren

    11/28/2017 10:45:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | November 28, 2017 | Kristine Marsh
    At a Navajo veterans’ ceremony over the weekend, President Trump made a brief joke at Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren’s expense, calling her "Pocahontas," that left the media practically foaming at the mouth. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, Matthew Dowd and Meghan McCain perhaps had the most overdramatic analysis of the comment, slamming it as a “gross” “attack” and a “racial slur,” on Good Morning America. Anchor George Stephanopoulos hyped that “the president raised a lot of eyebrows” with this comment, inviting “Republican” analysts Meghan McCain and Matthew Dowd to bash Trump. After playing the video clip of Trump saying Warren is known...
  • Navajo Code Talker Breaks Silence After Trump Pocahontas Comment – What He Says, Wow

    11/28/2017 11:49:14 AM PST · by ColdOne · 94 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 11/28/17 | Benny Johnson
    At Monday’s White House press briefing, Sarah Sanders was asked about the comments and if she thought they were offensive. Sanders said: “I think what most people find offensive is Senator Warren lying about her heritage to advance her career.” SNIP Reporter and writer Joshua Green met Thomas Begay, one of the code talkers honored Monday, on his way out of Washington, D.C. Green asked him about the event. Begay said he was “puzzled” about the comment but not offended. Then Begay dropped a very non safe-space one liner: “The Marines made us yell ‘Geronimo’ when we jumped out of...
  • Trump's 'Pocahontas' insult makes a mockery of Native Americans' diverse history

    11/28/2017 9:03:37 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 130 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | November 28, 2017 | by Arvina Martin
    On Monday, President Donald Trump held a White House event, ostensibly honoring the Code Talkers. The Code Talkers have been honored by many American politicians in the last two decades, most notably with the presentation of Congressional Gold Medals to surviving soldiers and their families by member of the U.S. Congress in 2013. My tribe, the Ho-Chunk Nation, sent a delegation including our President, Vice President and Traditional Chief, and I was proud to watch that presentation online, and to see the Code Talkers and their families. So one might think that an event in the White House to further...
  • The Navajo Code Talker Was Co-Chairman of "Trump for President Group (Video)

    The comment comes very near the beginning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msDH2zgKmXo
  • Andrew Jackson was called 'Indian killer.' Trump honored Navajos in front of his portrait.

    11/28/2017 6:53:33 AM PST · by Zakeet · 54 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 28, 2017 | Eli Rosenberg
    The prominent placement of an Andrew Jackson portrait during an event meant to honor a group of Native Americans at the Oval Office on Monday has raised questions about the White House’s message. Jackson is known for his harsh treatment of Native Americans as president, famously signing the Indian Removal Act, which led to thousands of Native American deaths as tens of thousands were forced to relocate. Some observers thought the juxtaposition of his portrait during the event with the stated purpose of honoring three Navajo code talkers was strange. [Snip] The Cherokees called Jackson "Indian killer"; the Creek called...
  • Sarah Sanders Asked If Trump’s Pocahontas Comment Is Offensive. Her Response Set The Room On Fire

    11/28/2017 7:03:40 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 93 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Benny Johnson
    President Trump referred to Elizabeth Warren as “Pocahontas” at a ceremony honoring Navajo code talkers on Monday. Trump has referred to the senator from Massachusetts often by that name, a reference to Warren’s dodgy history claiming native American heritage. “I just want to thank you because you are very, very special people. You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said. “Although, we have a representative in Congress who has been here a long time, longer than you, they call her Pocahontas!” Warren responded to the President, saying “It is deeply unfortunate that the president of the...
  • Warren tears into Trump for 'Pocahontas' crack at event honoring Native Americans

    11/27/2017 12:58:31 PM PST · by Zakeet · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 27, 2017 | Elliot Smilowitz
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) railed against President Trump for using a "racial slur" after he cracked a "Pocahontas" joke during a Monday event with Native American veterans. "It is deeply unfortunate that the president of the United States cannot even make it through a ceremony honoring these heroes without having to throw out a racial slur," Warren said in an interview on MSNBC after Trump referred to her as "Pocahontas" at an event honoring Navaho "code talkers" who served in World War II. [Snip] Warren in her response said Trump's joke will not stop her from continuing to criticize him....
  • It’s time for Elizabeth Warren to apologize for her Native American deception

    11/27/2017 4:42:18 PM PST · by markomalley · 53 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 11/27/17 | William A Jacobson
    Warren needs to come clean if she ever hopes to shed her brand as a Fake Indian. Elizabeth Warren is not Native American. Yet she claimed to be Native American while climbing the law school professor ladder to Harvard Law School.The details of what Warren did, and how she tried to conceal it, are set forth at Elizabeth Warren Wiki, a website we created to put in one place the research documenting Warren’s deception. It’s all there, including the rundown of her highly questionable, if not downright debunked, family lore stories.Here are the subheading links on the Elizabeth Warren Native...
  • Donald Trump refers to Elizabeth Warren as 'Pocahontas' during meeting with Native Americans

    11/27/2017 2:03:03 PM PST · by markomalley · 124 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/27/17 | Rozina Sabur
    Donald Trump has been criticised for using a racial slur during an event honouring Native American veterans.The US president was welcoming three Navajo code talkers from the Second World War to the Oval Office on Monday afternoon when he referred to Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator, as "Pocahontas".During remarks praising their service, he said: "You were here long before any of us were here.  Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas. But you know what, I like you."Two Second World War Navajo "code talkers" stood at the podium, with a...
  • Trump Knocks 'Pocahontas' at Event Honoring Native American Veterans

    11/27/2017 4:33:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 74 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2017 | Leah Barkoukis
    President Trump on Monday took a hit at Sen. Elizabeth Warren during an event honoring Native American veterans. "You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said to the three Navajo veterans who helped the U.S. Marine Corps develop a secret code during World War II. “Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.” Trump told the veterans he asked White House Chief of Staff John Kelly just how good the code talkers were. 'He said, ‘sir, you have no idea. You have no idea...
  • Why Trump Won: Liberal Magazine Triggered That Washington Redskins Are Playing On Thanksgiving

    11/23/2017 6:39:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 23, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    If there is one thing that is totally offensive this Thanksgiving holiday, it’s that the Washington Redskins are playing today. I’m not kidding. The liberal magazine The Nation was quite triggered about this and even reached out to Native American tribes to get a comment. Apparently, this move shows the NFL owners's “true colors, “or something. I’m hoping this a joke, or even satire, because no one cares about the Redskins name. No one. And it’s not going to change—ever. Yeah, I know all the posts about Thanksgiving being some genocidal holiday, or how history has given us the wrong...
  • Taboo Truths About the Comanche

    10/11/2017 4:32:24 PM PDT · by SJackson · 84 replies
    Frotpagemagazine ^ | October 11, 2017 | Danusha V. Goska
    Were Native Americans really kinder, gentler and more spiritual? I used to, on some level, accept the popular notion that Native Americans were more spiritual and in tune with nature than European Americans, and that it was European Americans who brought war, sexism, and environmental degradation to an otherwise innocent, peaceful and Edenic Native America. As a kid I bought slim paperbacks from the Scholastic Book Club that taught me that Native Americans planted dead fish in their agricultural fields in order to fertilize them. I learned that North American Indians didn't have the wheel, bronze, iron, or steel, or...
  • The Most Wasteful Gov. Agency You've Never Heard OF

    10/09/2017 1:48:11 AM PDT · by gattaca · 23 replies
    Reason ^ | 10/06.2017 | Christian Britschgi
    The Navajo Housing Authority (NHA) brags on its website that it is "the largest Indian housing authority in the country", managing 8,500 housing units across Navajo nation in the southwestern American states of Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. The NHA is also probably the most wasteful and scandal-ridden governmental entity in the United States today. Multiple media reports, governmental audits, and one investigation by the Office of Senator John McCain (R – Ariz.) describe an agency that has received over $1.6 billion from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) program, while delivering projects over-budget,...
  • American Indians Need Help Not Indigenous People’s Day

    10/08/2017 5:15:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2017 | Bruce Bialosky
    There is a move afoot to cast Christopher Columbus as an evil person instead of the person celebrated as the first to traverse the Atlantic Ocean, discovering there were two major continents not previously known to the world as it existed in 1492. In another feel-good moment, some cities are renaming Columbus Day as Indigenous People’s Day. American Indians are desperate for real help, not placating moments. Naomi Schaefer Riley has defined how bad things are for American Indians and how Washington, D.C., bureaucracy is destroying the lives of these Americans in her terrific and terrifying book "The New Trail...
  • School takes down 44-year-old totem pole after learning it was built without Indigenous input

    10/04/2017 9:25:47 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 46 replies
    National Post ^ | Oct 3, 2017
    An Ontario elementary school removed a decades-old totem pole from outside its front entrance on Friday, after discovering that it was built without Indigenous input. Grade 6 students at Summitview Public School in Stouffville, Ont., about 50 kilometres north of Toronto, carved the totem pole in 1973. Former teacher Bernadine Mumford, who started the project, told the Stouffville Sun-Tribune it was a part of Canadian history exercise that focused on the “great harm” done to Indigenous peoples. “It bothered me that there was an implication it was racist,” she told the paper. After “community-based concerns” emerged about the structure, the...