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  • Elizabeth Warren Ad: Let's Be More Like China

    08/01/2012 5:40:32 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 41 replies
    Elizabeth Warren Ad: Let's Be More Like China Michael Warren August 1, 2012 8:00 AM Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a new ad running on Massachusetts television praising the Chinese government's investment in public works projects. The ad encourages the United States to follow the lead of the Asian Communist country and "do better." Watch the ad below, courtesy of the New York Sun: "We've got bridges and roads in need of repair and thousands of people in need of work. Why aren’t we rebuilding America?” Warren says in the 30-second ad. “Our competitors are putting people to work,...
  • Elizabeth Warren to speak at Democratic Convention just before Bill Clinton

    07/30/2012 9:45:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/31/12 | Dana Davidson
    U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will speak in a headlining role at the Democratic National Convention, the Obama campaign said Monday. A rising star in the Democratic Party, Warren will speak in primetime just before former President Bill Clinton, who will enter President Obama’s name into the nomination. Of the prime speaking slot, Warren said, "It will be an honor to share the convention stage with President Clinton on Wednesday, and to talk about what is happening to America's families."
  • Elizabeth Warren to speak at Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC

    07/30/2012 5:59:23 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 37 replies
    Masslive ^ | July 30, 2012 | Robert Rizzuto
    Despite her national popularity among Democrats and an online petition with 1,247 signatures calling for her to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, Elizabeth Warren will not be headlining the gathering in Charlotte, N.C. Instead, the Harvard Law professor will speak ahead of former President Bill Clinton who will officially nominate President Barack Obama for a second term in office on Sept. 5 at the Time Warner Cable Arena. “Elizabeth Warren has championed the protection of the middle class throughout her life,” said 2012 Democratic National Convention Chair Antonio Villaraigosa in a statement. “At President Obama’s side,...
  • Woah: Elizabeth Warren Could Deliver Keynote Address at DNC

    07/29/2012 12:03:32 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | July 29, 2012 | Daniel Doherty
    Well, according to the Boston Globe, that's the latest rumor. The crowds at political conventions feast on partisan red meat, and they could end up with a bellyful when the Republicans and Democrats meet back to back beginning late next month. An Obama campaign official confirmed to the Globe Wednesday that US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is ­being considered as a possible keynote speaker for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. It would give the Massachusetts Democrat a national platform for her high-profile race against Senator Scott Brown, the same launch pad that ­Barack Obama used to vault ­into...
  • In online chat, Brown is brought into Chick-fil-A fray

    07/29/2012 11:22:29 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 56 replies
    Boston.com ^ | July 28 2012 | Michael Levenson & Glen Johnson
    Senator Scott Brown, who has earned kind words from Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino despite their differing political parties, treaded carefully Friday when asked during a Boston.com chat about the mayor’s spat with Chick-fil-A over its opposition to gay marriage. “I disagree with what the CEO from Chick-fil-A said. I was glad he spoke further and said that his company does not discriminate,” Brown wrote from his South Boston campaign headquarters. Noting that Massachusetts has strong antidiscrimination laws that could prevent problems should the company decide to set up shop in Boston, Brown added, “If they move forward with the...
  • Political ad by Scott Brown

    One of the best political ads I have seen in a long time.
  • Warren: GOP Plan Is "I Got Mine, The Rest Of You Are On Your Own"

    07/24/2012 1:57:08 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 44 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 7-24-012
    <p>ELIZABETH WARREN: You know, this is just one more attempt to not talk about the central issues. But the way I look at this: I love little businesses. My daughter started a small business, my brother started a small business, my Aunt Alice started a small business. I worked in it when I was a teenager.</p>
  • GOP Operatives Praise Scott Brown's Latest Ad

    07/24/2012 1:14:09 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 7/24/2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    Republican operatives in Washington are praising Scott Brown's latest campaign ad. The ad, a contrast spot being run by the Republican Massachusetts senator, shows that Brown's Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, is to the left on economic issues of John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan. Instead of being in the mainstream, Warren, along with President Barack Obama, is shown to be an opponent of free enterprise. The ad is called, "Let America Be America Again." "Devastating," says one Republican operative. "Long--but does a really good job of showing how radical the Obama/Warren view of...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Some Of My Best Friends Are Small Businesses

    07/23/2012 7:38:31 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In an unintentionally hilarious variation on the some-of-my-best-friends-are line employed by people defending themselves against accusations of prejudice, Elizabeth Warren—lefty Dem candidate for Senate from Massachusetts—has claimed that various people close to her have started small businesses. Warren let loose her laugh line on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show this evening, responding to an ad Sen. Scott Brown is running that reveals how President Obama's "you didn't build that" line was eerily similar to an earlier Warren utterance. View the video here.
  • Marco Rubio Endorses Scott Brown

    07/23/2012 5:19:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 23, 2012 | Daniel Doherty
    On Monday, Florida Senator Marco Rubio blasted out an email to supporters on behalf of the Reclaim America Pac endorsing Scott Brown and explaining, in no uncertain terms, the myriad reasons why Bay State voters should not elect Elizabeth Warren to the United States Senate in November: Two years ago, I endorsed Scott Brown because I knew he would be a critical vote against expanded government, out-of-control spending, and the President's healthcare takeover. Now Scott Brown is running for reelection against an ultra-liberal backed by extreme big-government special interests. … Scott's opponent is Elizabeth Warren, an extreme liberal who was...
  • SENATE CANDIDATE OF THE WEEK: Scott Brown

    07/21/2012 1:51:50 PM PDT · by firebrand · 28 replies
    We all remember the euphoria when Scott Brown won the special election to the so-called Ted Kennedy seat in 2010. He was supposed to be the 41st vote against cloture on Obamacare. And we all know how that turned out. Despite the clear voice of the people, the president pulled out every trick imaginable to force that bill down our throats. That does not diminish Scott Brown's victory. But the truth is that because his original election was a special election, he had media attention and voter support from all over the country. Now we are approaching an important general...
  • Obama & Faux-cahontas Warren Preach Central Tennant of Marxism!

    07/15/2012 8:17:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-16-2012 | MOTUS
    “You built a factory out there? Good for you. But I want to be clear: you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for; you hired workers the rest of us paid to educate; you were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for... "Look, if you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own" Barack Hussein Obama, Roanoke,Virginia July 2012 “I’m always struck by people who think, well, it must be because I was just so smart.” “If you were successful, somebody...
  • Rush Archive-Elizabeth Warren Video: One of the Great Teaching Tools on Liberalism

    07/15/2012 8:49:08 AM PDT · by Son House · 7 replies
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | September 22, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Okay, now you people know, you are well aware one of the reasons you listen is I know liberals. I know them. I know them like every square inch of my gloriously naked body. Dealing with liberals is like dealing with a one-armed lunatic. They're just gonna keep swinging. They're gonna keep fighting no matter what you do. They never go away. And I know what they're gonna do and why they're gonna do it before they do it, and people marvel at this. We have an opportunity now because of the utterance of Elizabeth Warren, she's running against...
  • Supreme Court ruling will cost Dems in local races

    07/02/2012 7:50:51 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 7/2/12 | Holli Robichaud
    Court decisions result in elections that have consequences. Who is going to pay a high price in November for last Thursday’s U.S. Supreme court’s ruling? Here in Massachusetts, it wasn’t a good day for Liz Warren’s ailing campaign. Not only does the decision re-energize Republicans and Tea Party patriots to rally around Sen. Scott Brown, but it also undercuts attempts of the millionaire house flipper to relate to the middle class. According to the Congressional Budget Office, “75 percent of individual mandate penalties will fall on those making less than $250,000.” That makes her endorsement of Obamacare and its 21...
  • Maddow Lapses Into Amnesia About Proposed Brown-Warren Debate

    06/28/2012 4:25:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin
    News Buster.org ^ | June 28, 2012 | Jack Coleman
    or someone seemingly so bright, Rachel Maddow sure has a short memory. There she was on June 19, talking about a proposed debate between GOP Sen. Scott Brown and Democrat challenger Elizabeth Warren and mocking Brown with her trademark brand of arm-waving, arrested adolescent sarcasm (video after page break) -- Maddow Drops Bogus Claim about MSNBC Not Hosting Proposed Brown-Warren DebateMADDOW: This week, though, Scott Brown said he would agree to a televised debate with Elizabeth Warren, but he had conditions. And he said if his conditions weren't met, he wouldn't do it. His conditions are, first, that the widow...
  • Prove them wrong!

    06/26/2012 1:05:09 PM PDT · by pabianice · 12 replies
    Friend, Three months ago, we announced some pretty incredible 1st quarter fundraising numbers. So Scott Brown changed his game plan. For months now, Scott Brown and his supporters have done anything and everything to tear down this campaign and avoid the real issues facing the people of Massachusetts. Massachusetts voters are smart -- and they've seen past the spin. A new PPP poll out today shows the race is still tied, 46-46. But we've got one more hurdle this week, and it's a big one. Saturday night is our next important fundraising deadline -- and we need to prove that...
  • (Big Chief) Elizabeth Warren for President? Democrats' Barren 2016 Bench

    06/20/2012 3:30:55 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/20/12 | Molly Ball
    Elizabeth Warren for President? Democrats' Barren 2016 BenchBy Molly Ball, The Atlantic | National Journal – 5 hrs ago Regardless of whether the president wins re-election, the Obama era will be over before long. Democrats will have to find a new leader on whom to pin their hopes. But who? I went to a conference of liberal activists this week hoping to find out whom the party's activist base sees as its up-and-coming stars. But the exercise turned out to be revealing largely for how unprepared people were to answer the question. Nearly every answer I got began with a...
  • Brown agrees to Kennedy Institute debate,sets conditions(see below)

    06/18/2012 5:33:53 PM PDT · by GQuagmire · 16 replies
    boston herald ^ | June 18, 2012 | Chris Cassidy
    (No MSNBC, Vicki Kennedy can’t endorse a candidate)U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has accepted a debate invite at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute with Elizabeth Warren, but with two conditions attached, his campaign announced this afternoon. First, the Brown camp wants Vicki Kennedy to pledge neutrality in the race and not endorse either Brown or Warren. Second, Brown wants only local media to sponsor the event, not MSNBC, but Brown has approved Tom Brokaw as moderator.
  • Cherokee, Warren showdown (Faux squaw 'staffers' to meet with real Native Americans?)

    06/18/2012 5:27:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 6/18/12 | Chris Cassidy
    Cherokee, Warren showdownTribe activists find Liz claim ‘offensive’ By Chris Cassidy Monday, June 18, 2012 - Updated 1 hour ago Four outraged Cherokee activists who say Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has ignored their emails and phone calls will trek to Boston this week in hopes they can force a meeting with the Democratic Senate candidate over her “offensive” Native American heritage claims. “It’s almost becoming extremely offensive to us,” said Twila Barnes, a Cherokee genealogist who has researched Warren’s family tree. “We’re trying to get in contact and explain why her behavior hurts us and is offensive, and she totally ignores...
  • Say What? Stupid Things Liberals Say; June 18th Edition

    06/18/2012 4:54:58 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 3 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-18-12 | Gary Kukis
    Liberals:Barack Obama: on the Wisconsin Recall: "One of the lessons learned is, it's better to try make them [decisions] with people as opposed to against people"  Like Obamacare, WZ suggests. Van Jones of Elizabeth Warren: “There’s a reason that Wall Street wants to stop her.  I think when she gets there, she’s gonna be in the White House someday.  When you have a talent like she has, to communicate some of the most complicated ideas in politics, the most simple way, without losing any of the intellectual integrity, but just from the heart out of her own biography, that is...
  • Elizabeth on Hardball

    06/14/2012 7:35:04 AM PDT · by pabianice · 38 replies
    Friend, In case you missed it -- Elizabeth was on Hardball with Chris Matthews tonight. She talked about JPMorgan's reckless $3 billion trading loss, the importance of real accountability for the big banks, and what electing Mitt Romney and Scott Brown will mean for Wall Street reform. If you didn't see it, the interview's up online. Please help us introduce Elizabeth to even more people -- take a look and share it with your friends: http://elizabethwarren.com/elizabeth-on-hardball Thanks, Alethea Harney Press Secretary Elizabeth for MA
  • Elizabeth Warren's 'Native American' claims: if a Republican, the media would call her a racist

    06/15/2012 10:11:37 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 9 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | June 14, 2012 | Tim Stanley
    Imagine if a Republican candidate claimed, confidently, that she was part Native American. Imagine if she had actually used that identity to have herself listed as a minority at Harvard, qualifying her for special treatment and celebration as proof of how diverse and progressive her department is. Imagine if, many years later, it turned out that her claims to Native heritage were dubious and, when pressed for proof, she offered her “high cheekbones.” Oh, and she once contributed a recipe to a Native American cookbook called “Pow Wow Chow” (that may even have been plagiarised).
  • Elizabeth Warren on attack at progressive gathering

    06/09/2012 6:49:30 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 40 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 6/9/12 | Hillary Chabot
    PROVIDENCE — Elizabeth Warren sought to put U.S. Sen. Scott Brown on defense today, attempting to tie him to former Bay State Gov. Mitt Romney and the Republican presidential nominee’s conservative values at a progressive rally where she was warmly welcomed. “Now if you have any doubt about where the Romney-Brown Republicans stand just consider this: the Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, has said he would repeal all financial reform,” she said. “The Republican nominee, Mitt Romney, said corporations are people. No Mitt, corporations are not people. ... Learn the difference.” ... Warren’s assault against Romney — who shares a chief...
  • Warren v. Brown is the new Wisconsin Recall (Video)

    06/11/2012 6:39:06 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 10 replies
    Legalinsurrection.com ^ | June 10,2012 | Anne Sorock
    If you love Daily Kos, Van Jones and Keith Ellison, you’ll love Elizabeth Warren. If you love public employee unions running the state, you’ll love Elizabeth Warren. If you loved the Wisconsin Recall, you’ll love Elizabeth Warren. The big union and Hollywood money and progressive media machine are going all in for Warren. It’s where they are making their stand (and so are we at LI for just that reason). Politico has put together a montage of Netroots attendees lauding Warren, including this comment from Daily Kos publisher Markos Moulitsas: “Elizabeth Warren is probably the number one project of the...
  • Elizabeth Warren's Teepee Of Lies

    06/06/2012 5:39:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 6, 2012 | Editor
    Election 2012: The truth is catching up with Elizabeth "Speaks With Forked Tongue" Warren, the lily-white Harvard leftist who falsely ID'd herself as a Cherokee "woman of color." Teepee Of Lies Professor Paleface's tall tale is crumbling, as the Washington Post and other national media weigh in at last on the mushrooming scandal. Warren is the Democrat running against GOP Sen. Scott Brown to take back Ted Kennedy's old seat. A close Obama aide, she opened his Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, while portraying herself as a straight-shooting populist. Her dissembling over the past five weeks, when the racial-preference scandal first...
  • Elizabeth Warren insists: I would be Massachusetts’ first Native American senator

    06/04/2012 4:06:04 PM PDT · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/03/12 | Alex Pappas
    Elizabeth Warren insists: I would be Massachusetts’ first Native American senatorBy Alex Pappas - The Daily Caller | The Daily Caller – 19 hrs ago Democratic Massachusetts U.S. Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren isn’t backing down from her claims of Native American heritage, telling a Fox television affiliate in Boston that she would be the state’s first senator with Indian blood if she were to defeat Republican Sen. Scott Brown in November. Asked by FOX 25′s Sharman Sacchetti on Friday if she would be Massachusetts’ first Native American senator, Warren responded: “I would be their first senator — so far as...
  • Ministers skeptical on Elizabeth Warren

    06/04/2012 4:38:54 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 10 replies
    Bos Globe ^ | 6/4/12 | Stephanie Ebbert
    Dogged by weeks of questions about whether her claims of Native American heritage helped advance her career, Elizabeth Warren now faces skepticism from some of Boston’s black ministers whose appearance with Scott Brown just after his 2010 election to US Senate helped shape Brown’s image as a different breed of Republican. “It will take more than an impromptu endorsement by Governor Patrick to make an intellectually compelling case why Elizabeth Warren deserves to be the next senator,” said the Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III, referring to the state’s governor, Deval Patrick, who is black. Rivers said he will ask Warren...
  • Warren’s Indian move screams ‘Pick me!’

    06/03/2012 4:39:37 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 15 replies
    Enterprise News ^ | Jun 03, 2012 | Wendy Murphy
    Elizabeth Warren fessed up last week and admitted telling Harvard Law School officials she was a Native American. Actually, it wasn’t quite a fess up – because she admitted only what she had to and didn’t apologize for taking weeks to answer the question. She also didn’t put the problem to rest. In fact, her announcement was provocative rather than reassuring because it was oddly cavalier, suggesting she sees the whole controversy as no big deal. And her words were so surgically prepared, they seemed more tactically designed to make the press go away than help voters assess the situation....
  • Elizabeth Warren Says She Will Be MA’s First Native American Senator – Cherokees Disagree (Video)

    06/03/2012 2:43:11 PM PDT · by No One Special · 36 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 3, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Good grief. Democrat Elizabeth Warren told reporters this weekend that if elected she would be the first Native American Senator from Massachusetts. Here's the video: Elizabeth Warren: I Would Be MA's First Native American Senator - YouTube
  • Deval Patrick Endorses Elizabeth Warren

    05/31/2012 5:53:23 AM PDT · by pabianice · 14 replies
    Friend, I'm honored to receive Governor Deval Patrick's endorsement today. For the past six years, Governor Patrick has led Massachusetts with a strong belief in the importance of social justice, generational responsibility, and the politics of conviction, not convenience.I'm looking forward to working with Governor Patrick to level the playing field for middle class families and to give working people across the Commonwealth a fair shot at success. Thank you for being a part of this, Elizabeth -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From: Deval L. Patrick Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Subject: Elizabeth Warren Dear Friend, Democrats are lucky to have two strong candidates...
  • Axelrod To Romney Protesters: "You Can't Handle The Truth" (video)

    05/31/2012 12:09:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 5/31/12 | Ian Schwartz
    Obama senior adviser David Axelrod was met with protests from Romney supporters at a press event in Massachusetts today. A frustrated Axelrod, who was shouted down, tells the protesters "they can't handle the truth." After his brief remarks, Axelrod asked for questions from the press but was met with more banter from Romney protesters with slogans like "where are the jobs?" "You can't handle the truth, my friends. That's the problem. If you can handle the truth, then you quiet down," Axelrod said.
  • House Dem: Warren response on heritage 'like water torture'

    06/01/2012 1:33:05 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/31/12 | Cameron Joseph
    House Dem: Warren response on heritage 'like water torture'By Cameron Joseph - 05/31/12 06:05 PM ET Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) has badly botched questions surrounding her Native American heritage and the issue is damaging her campaign, Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) told The Hill. "There has to be an answer for this at some point, something that's full and comprehensive and has some closure to it as opposed to the way it's been dragged out — like water torture," Lynch said late Thursday afternoon. Asked if Warren and her campaign should put out all the information to put the...
  • Landslide Liz Warren ‘ready’ for Scott Brown showdown

    06/03/2012 9:43:57 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 3, 2012 | By Hillary Chabot and John Zaremba
    SPRINGFIELD — Fearing a costly and potentially damaging primary, the Democratic establishment at yesterday’s convention went all in for Elizabeth Warren — warts and all — as party leaders muscled out her longshot rival, allowing the embattled candidate to focus on Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown. She spent the week leading up to the loyalist gathering trying to clear up the scandal. She fessed up to telling Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania about her tribal roots when she had originally said she didn’t know how they found out. She also once again defended her heritage, telling supporters she...
  • Results of MA Democratic Convention (the liar won)

    06/02/2012 2:15:53 PM PDT · by rockabyebaby · 17 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | June 2, 2012 | Bryan Jacoutot
    Results are trickling in. I’m having trouble finding any webpages with official results as of this moment, but the Twittersphere has reported that Elizabeth Warren received 95.77% of the vote. If this is confirmed, Warren will have successfully secured the Democratic nomination and won’t be forced into a primary battle. Official results to come as soon as they are available. WAJ UPDATE: It’s official, the delegates have deprived voters of a choice for the first time in history, and handed the nomination to Warren.
  • Cherokees hammer Elizabeth Warren on ancestry claim ahead of Mass. party convention

    06/02/2012 6:53:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | June 2, 2012 | Patrik Jonsson
    As Massachusetts Democrats meet at their nominating convention today, some members of the Cherokee Nation are stepping up a campaign to get answers about candidate Elizabeth Warren’s claims of tribal ancestry – a sideshow controversy that has nevertheless begun to wobble one of the most closely-watched Senate campaigns in the country. This week, Indian reporters say they were snubbed by Warren’s campaign as they sought clarification on why Ms. Warren was listed as a minority Native faculty by Harvard in the 1990s, even though she has no evidence to back that claim and apparently never sought out other Native Americans...
  • Exclusive: Eloped? Elizabeth Warren's Parents Married in Religious Ceremony

    06/01/2012 10:25:46 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 64 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/1/12 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Last night, in an interview with the Boston Globe, Elizabeth Warren claimed that her parents were forced to elope because her father’s family objected to her mother’s Native American heritage: "In the 1930s, when my parents got married, these were hard issues,’’ Warren said. “My father’s family so objected to my mother’s Native American heritage that my mother told me they had to elope. [emphasis added] Breitbart News has obtained a copy of what it believes to be Warrens' parents’ marriage certificate from Hughes County, Oklahoma, dated January 4, 1932. The marriage took place in Holdenville, Oklahoma, the county seat,...
  • Exclusive: Video Shows Elizabeth Warren Telling Tall Tale of 'Composite' Grandmother

    06/01/2012 4:44:55 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 60 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/1/12 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    A recently discovered video shows Elizabeth Warren telling another tall tale about her family. The day after she announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate, Democrat Elizabeth Warren told the convocation at the University of Massachusetts-Boston: "My grandmother drove a wagon in the land rush to settle territory out west. It was 1889, she was 15 years old…She lived to be 94, to see her youngest grandchild--that's me--graduate from college…". The only problem with this story is that it’s not true. Warren's maternal grandmother died in 1969, the year before Warren graduated from college, and her paternal grandmother was only...
  • Warren discusses response to heritage questions

    06/01/2012 3:48:01 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | June 1, 2012 | by Bob Salsburg
    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren says she didn't reveal until this week that she told past employers about her Native American ancestry because she needed more time to recall actions and events of years ago. In an interview on Friday with The Associated Press, Warren sought to address questions raised about her heritage, which has not been documented. She also explained why she had not revealed that she told Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania of her heritage. The Harvard Law School professor said she and her brothers were told as children their parents were...
  • Elizabeth Warren Faces 5 Years in Jail for Faking Minority Status

    05/31/2012 9:35:58 AM PDT · by FormerACLUmember · 33 replies
    Federal Criminal Code ^ | various | Nameless Federal Bureaucrat(s)
    Elizabeth Warren faces 5 years in jail and a fine for her fake minority status, used to get jobs and tenure. Federal law provides in 18 U.S. Code § 1001: (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the Government of the United States, knowingly and willfully– (1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up by any trick, scheme, or device a material fact; (2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation; or (3) makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the...
  • Exclusive: Eloped? Elizabeth Warren's Parents Married in Religious Ceremony

    06/01/2012 2:16:45 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | 06/01/12 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    Last night, in an interview with the Boston Globe, Elizabeth Warren claimed that her parents were forced to elope because her father’s family objected to her mother’s Native American heritage: In the 1930s, when my parents got married, these were hard issues. My father’s family so objected to my mother’s Native American heritage that my mother told me they had to elope. [emphasis added] Breitbart News has obtained a copy of what it believes to be Warrens' parents’ marriage certificate from Hughes County, Oklahoma, dated January 4, 1932. The marriage took place in Holdenville, Oklahoma, the county seat, located approximately...
  • Warren says she told schools of heritage

    05/31/2012 5:58:13 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 38 replies
    Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren acknowledged for the first time late Wednesday night that she told Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania that she was Native American, but she continued to insist that race played no role in her recruitment. “At some point after I was hired by them, I . . . provided that information to the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard,’’ she said in a statement issued by her campaign. “My Native American heritage is part of who I am, I’m proud of it and I have been open about it.’’ Warren’s statement is her first acknowledgment...
  • Elizabeth Warren challenged by Cherokee group (demand truth)

    05/31/2012 2:57:11 AM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/30/12 | MJ LEE
    Elizabeth Warren challenged by Cherokee groupBy MJ LEE | 5/30/12 3:07 PM EDT Updated: 5/30/12 9:47 PM EDT A group of Cherokees have organized and launched a website disputing Elizabeth Warren’s claims to Native American heritage. Some 150 people purporting to be “concerned” members and descendants of three Cherokee tribes have put up a new website called “Cherokees Demand Truth From Elizabeth Warren.” The group is demanding that the Massachusetts Senate candidate come clean about her heritage – a topic that has dominated media coverage of Warren’s bid again incumbent Republican Sen. Scott Brown ever since it was revealed that...
  • Exclusive: Eloped? Elizabeth Warren's Parents Married in Religious Ceremony (Just can't stop lying)

    06/01/2012 11:13:58 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 6-1-2012 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Last night, in an interview with the Boston Globe, Elizabeth Warren claimed that her parents were forced to elope because her father’s family objected to her mother’s Native American heritage: "In the 1930s, when my parents got married, these were hard issues,’’ Warren said. “My father’s family so objected to my mother’s Native American heritage that my mother told me they had to elope. [emphasis added] Breitbart News has obtained a copy of what it believes to be Warrens' parents’ marriage certificate from Hughes County, Oklahoma, dated January 4, 1932. The marriage took place in Holdenville, Oklahoma, the county seat,...
  • Elizabeth Warren Is Not a Dumb Blonde

    05/29/2012 5:19:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 29, 2012 | Debra J. Saunders
    It's hard to figure who looks worse in this story, Elizabeth Warren or Harvard Law School's affirmative action policies. Warren is the former Harvard law professor whom President Barack Obama pegged to set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Now she is running as a Democratic challenger to Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass. Last month, the Boston Herald reported that in 1996, Harvard Law School touted the blond, blue-eyed Warren as proof that it hired "minority women." Then spokesman Mike Chmura wrote in The Harvard Crimson, "Elizabeth Warren is a Native American." In a 1997 Fordham University law review article, Chmura...
  • In Massachusetts Senate Race, Top Democrat Has Rival (Warren has a challenger.)

    05/27/2012 10:16:39 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 26, 2012 | ABBY GOODNOUGH
    As the lone Democrat seeking to challenge Elizabeth Warren in the Senate primary in Massachusetts, Marisa DeFranco has been ridiculed, admonished and, worst of all, ignored. But for the moment, Ms. DeFranco, an immigration lawyer with high energy and a scrappy band of volunteers, is enjoying a burst of momentum. She surprised party insiders by collecting enough valid signatures by the May 1 deadline — more than 10,000, gathered everywhere from town meetings to town dumps — to qualify for the Democratic primary on Sept. 6. If Ms. DeFranco clears one more hurdle — winning 15 percent of the delegate...
  • Former Harvard Admin Throws Warren Under the Bus

    05/27/2012 10:24:48 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 35 replies
    Brietbart ^ | May 27, 2012 | Ezra Dulis
    Elizabeth Warren can no longer count the Harvard University administrator who listed her as "Native American" among her advocates in the unfolding scandal of her professed minority heritage. In the reaction to the Boston Globe's controversial article on Harvard's EEOC reports which listed Elizabeth Warren as a Native American, one particular revelation has gone largely unnoticed. Alan Ray, the former administrator who filed diversity reports during Warren's tenure, distances the university from any responsibility for erroneously listing her as a Native American.
  • Elizabeth Warren shuts door on Herald’s inquiry (with video)

    05/27/2012 4:46:25 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 34 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 5/27/12 | John Zaremba
    (Click on link to see the priceless video!)Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren, in a sequel to an awkward on-camera encounter this week about her claim to Native American heritage, bolted from a campaign event yesterday, refusing to answer a Herald reporter’s questions about the controversy. Moments after giving the keynote speech at the Young Democrats of Massachusetts convention, Warren and her handlers hustled out a rear exit of the SEIU 1199 offices in Dorchester. She climbed into the passenger side of an SUV and closed the door as a Herald reporter asked her a question and a photographer rolled video. “Professor...
  • Little-Known Democratic Challenger Emerges in Massachusetts Senate Race

    05/26/2012 11:54:51 AM PDT · by abb · 5 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 26, 2012 | Abby Goodnough
    MIDDLETON, Mass. — As the lone Democrat seeking to challenge Elizabeth Warren in the Senate primary in Massachusetts, Marisa DeFranco has been ridiculed, admonished and, worst of all, ignored. But for the moment, Ms. DeFranco, an immigration lawyer with high energy and a scrappy band of volunteers, is enjoying a burst of momentum. She surprised party insiders by collecting enough valid signatures by the May 1 deadline — more than 10,000, gathered everywhere from town meetings to town dumps — to qualify for the Democratic primary on Sept. 6. If Ms. DeFranco clears one more hurdle — winning 15 percent...
  • Another taxing problem for Elizabeth Warren

    05/25/2012 4:17:19 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 13 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 5-25-12 | Howie Carr
    If there’s any politician that infuriates me more than a carpetbaggin’, recipe-stealing fake Indian, it’s one that unloads her imported BMW 528i just before announcing her candidacy, and then doesn’t even bother to pay the automobile excise tax on her campaign’s new Ford Escape. Yes, Comrade Warren, I’m talking about you. A BMW — how tenured Harvard Law is it? She’d owned it since early 2000, but it had to go. After all, she’s a “fight-ah,” as her new TV ad says. So adios BMW and hello used 2008 Ford — hybrid, of course — which is registered to her...
  • Filings raise more questions on Warren’s ethnic claims

    US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has said she was unaware that Harvard Law School had been promoting her purported Native American heritage until she read about it in a newspaper several weeks ago. But for at least six straight years during Warren’s tenure, Harvard University reported in federally mandated diversity statistics that it had a Native American woman in its senior ranks at the law school. According to both Harvard officials and federal guidelines, those statistics are almost always based on the way employees describe themselves. In addition, both Harvard’s guidelines and federal regulations for the statistics lay out a...