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Is Anna Wintour pressuring
designers to steer clear
of Ann Romney?

FOX News, by Hollie McKay

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Posted By:CEP, 10/23/2012 9:55:20 AM

LOS ANGELES –  "Honored to see First Lady Michelle Obama wearing our Spring 2013 dress at the final presidential debate," boasted the Twitter account of fashion label Thom Browne soon after Monday night's debate. Yet over at the Twitter account of OscarPRGirl, the official publicist for Oscar de la Renta, not a word was uttered about the fact that Ann Romney had donned a dark teal dress from the designer's collection.  But that's nothing new. 

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Wintour is one ugly, hateful woman.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMom, 10/23/2012 9:58:44 AM     (No. 8955012)

Who cares? Ann Romney could wear clothes from Target and look fabulous.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rmagnus, 10/23/2012 10:05:21 AM     (No. 8955045)

Finally, this scandal is exposed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 10/23/2012 10:05:37 AM     (No. 8955048)

Ann Romeny doesn't need Anna Wintour or a 'label' too look fabulous - the woman is beautiful no matter what she wears.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: killerbee, 10/23/2012 10:07:04 AM     (No. 8955051)

There is no doubt in my mind that this is going on. Whether overtly or with simple attitude, the "artistic" community knows their careers depend on hating Republicans.

Wintour is only one of the powers-that-be who engages in tacit intimidation.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: yo-yo, 10/23/2012 10:08:43 AM     (No. 8955063)

You mean she won't have access to those WWF Championship Wrestling Belts to cinch around her ribcage.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: KingBubo, 10/23/2012 10:09:19 AM     (No. 8955065)

I don't care what designer the first lady wears. Not relevant. As long as she is not wearing Daisy Dukes or Jorts, I am fine

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lucyloo, 10/23/2012 10:09:59 AM     (No. 8955066)

Notice how Michelle has covered her 'toned' arms for the debates? She's trying to look as demure as Ann.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: alynnmcw, 10/23/2012 10:14:25 AM     (No. 8955080)

MO just doesn't wear clothes well. Nothing looks good on her. She looked plain silly last night, and in that pink suit too. And what are jorts please?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 10/23/2012 10:15:53 AM     (No. 8955084)

What's an "Anna Wintour?"

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 10/23/2012 10:16:08 AM     (No. 8955085)

A designer dress on a two-axehandle, hulking, scowling, lumbering beast such as the First Lady still looks like a mess.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 10/23/2012 10:19:30 AM     (No. 8955100)

FTA "And after Romney sported a Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress, the DVF team went as far as to distance themselves from Romney by reportedly claiming that they were unsure how she obtained the dress." Charming group of people.

#1, Target clothes on Honey Boo Boo's mom would look better than most of the outfits Mooch wears.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: john56, 10/23/2012 10:24:31 AM     (No. 8955115)

You know, I think I'm starting to favor higher tax rates. Well, only on specific groups:

1. Hollywood leftists
2. Left wing fashion designers and foo-foo magazine publishers.

I'm thinking a 150% tax rate might be fair.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JAN, 10/23/2012 10:25:27 AM     (No. 8955120)

Fashionable suicide belts are so unbecoming.

Moochie needs a burqua, IMO. Her ugliness comes from the inside.

Ann Romney's beauty is from her inner courage.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Nimby, 10/23/2012 10:26:53 AM     (No. 8955125)

Is this the October surprise? That Wintour likes to dress a 6x6 amazon, but not a lady like Ann?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: tennisbum, 10/23/2012 10:27:43 AM     (No. 8955127)

GoodYear Tire and Rubber is coming out with a Mooch line of clothes. Designer clothes for rain, sleet and snow...gives you ultra-grip and traction when the terrain covered is big, hilly and slippery.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lylacat, 10/23/2012 10:32:06 AM     (No. 8955145)

Who cares what this mean woman thinks? Michelle wears ugly and trashy clothes, and everything looks two sizes too small. Michelle is built like a linebacker, and she has no dignity, no class, and absolutely no common sense when it comes to her clothes. I am always so embarrassed to see Michelle out in public looking the say she does.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lylacat, 10/23/2012 10:32:52 AM     (No. 8955150)

Ann Romney has both dignity and class. She dresses like a lady; she acts like a lady, and she will bring dignity and class back into the White House.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ok state mom, 10/23/2012 10:38:44 AM     (No. 8955173)

Ann Romney can afford to have her own designer. I am fairly certain some young-not so young designer/dressmaker could be convinced to take the job. Angela Kelly is in that position for the Queen.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: gam, 10/23/2012 10:42:56 AM     (No. 8955198)

Michelle has a staff of 23, mostly to try to make her look good. And we are paying for it! Laura had a staff of 3 and always looked good to me and treated everyone with class and style. Ann will do the same.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: 6angels, 10/23/2012 10:45:03 AM     (No. 8955207)

fta: "simply hard for anyone to measure up to Michelle Obama" Excuse me???? I see many, many women who dress with infinitely more style & class than her any day.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 10/23/2012 10:45:07 AM     (No. 8955208)

Really, there's a simple solution to this, which is right down the Romney's alley. Ann should find small designers (nice people who are trying to make it big nationally) and have them make any special clothes she needs.

She would be setting trends (cause she already has a following), helping new designers get big-name recognition, AND supporting smaller businesses. Plus there's the added benefit of snubbing these snobs.

How's that for a win on all fronts?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 10/23/2012 10:57:40 AM     (No. 8955250)

I would lay bets that there are already designers lining up to outfit Mrs. Romney and Mrs. Ryan when their husbands win this November (yes, I said when, not if). Some of those designers are speaking out of both sides of their mouths I assure you. But at the end of the day, they are businessmen/women and they want their designs seen.
On another note, Mrs. Ryan wore a couple of dresses from Talbots at the RNC convention and the libs were furious when Talbots mentioned it on their FB page. I haven't seen any more entries on their FB page since.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 10/23/2012 10:59:17 AM     (No. 8955253)

Obviously if Ann sported $10,000 dresses like Michelle does the lying media would have a cow man. Expensive clothes mean nothing to serious smart people.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: tedinmich, 10/23/2012 10:59:46 AM     (No. 8955256)

Talk about crap. This article is it,and doesn't belong here on lucianne.com
Ted in Michigan

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Reply 25 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/23/2012 11:00:15 AM     (No. 8955263)

She of the dyed dutch-boy bob is a sore loser. Vogue lost its relevance a long time ago.

Personally, I thought that grey and black lace number last night (with the bizarro bow broach at the neck) was totally out of place. Maybe for an evening at a nice restaurant or cocktails, but not for a debate. Didn't help her derriere, either, and once again demonstrated that MO's taste is in her mouth.

Wonder what she's going to do when the dresses aren't free?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Flipper3, 10/23/2012 11:02:05 AM     (No. 8955270)

From the looks of her, I'd say someone pressured designers to steer clear of Michelle Obama (talk about a 'mess in a dress').

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 10/23/2012 11:06:30 AM     (No. 8955285)

So, Anna Wintour thinks that designers need to make room in the industry for an up-and-comer?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/23/2012 11:10:17 AM     (No. 8955303)

Ann Romney wears Oscar de la Renta. And Alfred Fiandaca. Has for a long time. And she pays for them.

Mooch shills for all the wannabes and has killed off at least two of "her" sycophantic designers, one a woman in Chicago whose name already escapes me, and the other a designer for young things - Tracy Feith - whose casual Gidgety clothes she even wore to the National Cathedral. As the article states, Mooch will wear anything a designer sends her with a note of gratitude enclosed.

Hollie doesn't realize that most Americans want an elegant First Lady, not a clothes Clydesdale.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: thelmalou, 10/23/2012 11:12:32 AM     (No. 8955309)

I'm sure Ann Romney is not losing one wink of sleep over this one. She buys almost exclusively off the rack (albeit many designer names), and couldn't care less what these boobs think. As others have said, she could wear a burlap flour sack and look simply ravishing.


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Reply 30 - Posted by: pickle1, 10/23/2012 11:21:47 AM     (No. 8955337)

She is one cold fish and sounds warped.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/23/2012 11:29:29 AM     (No. 8955360)

The Leftists War on women continues....

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Reply 32 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/23/2012 11:35:27 AM     (No. 8955377)

By all standard measures, Wintour may not even be human...

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Reply 33 - Posted by: kens, 10/23/2012 11:38:32 AM     (No. 8955385)

Oh drat! No more designer clothes for Ann? These silly twits don't realize that Ann Romney could bring back June Cleaver house dresses and still look great.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: chrisrenegar, 10/23/2012 11:38:35 AM     (No. 8955386)

Name one First lady in history besides Michele who boards Marine One in cut off shorts and flip flops? She has a huge butt, which lets be honest, is the main trait of black women. She hates our country, "all this for a damn flag" and gets coddled by the press and Hollywood. Afterall, we wouldn't want to OFFEND her would we. Go home Moochie, a real all American woman is about to send your wide load packing.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Laureen1, 10/23/2012 11:40:21 AM     (No. 8955392)

I think Ann Romney looks great in ANYTHING she wears. Best outfit to date was on the beach playing football last weekend - such a beautiful, healthy, normal AMERICAN-looking woman.

Anna Win. is just another Hollywood elitist liberal who regular Americans despise. I am amazed how these idiots cut off their nose to spite their face by losing potential customers by voicing your idiotic political hatred.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Judith, 10/23/2012 11:48:30 AM     (No. 8955423)

What #1 said.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Bazi, 10/23/2012 11:53:59 AM     (No. 8955448)

Judging by the hideous designer frocks Mooch has been assaulting our sensibilities with in public; I say, "Good!" Keep those untalented, devoid of taste, commie designers away from Ann!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/23/2012 11:54:46 AM     (No. 8955450)

Hollie McKay is a young entertainment and pop culture reporterette from Australia who migrated to the US and Fox.

This piece is pure speculation piled on more speculation.

Thom Browne is a dreadful designer (go and find his designs at style.com) who would dress our men in tiny tight jackets and skinny capri pants that look as though they were bought in the boys department or shrunk in the laundry.

The dress Mooch wore was no exception. It made her already linebacker-dimensioned shoulders look larger, her unboobs look smaller and her ginormous butt look mammoth. The sweet little black bow at the back of the waistline directed us to that butt although it was hard to miss. The drab color on a very black woman was deadly.



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Reply 39 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 10/23/2012 11:55:06 AM     (No. 8955452)

(Cont'd)
What naive young Hollie doesn't seem to know is that Ann Romney has been dressing herself from Oscar de la Renta and other designers as a matter of course. (Now stand back for the hits that she is elitist and out of touch!) Moochell never wore designer clothes until she began campaigning in 2007 and sought out Chicago boutique owner Ikram to shop for her and provide her with her wardrobe. We read reams about how these clothes flooded the White House, complete with shoes and accessories, jewelry, the works. Sometimes they sort of fit, sometimes they didn't, sometimes they were grossly inappropriate as the weird getup to visit Westminster Cathedral for a private guided tour by its dean. And the big red flowered bare cocktail dress for a posthumous Medal of Honor (daytime) ceremony. The list goes on and on.

Anna may be trying to wield some kind of influence, but I doubt that someone as big as Oscar de la Renta would buckle to it. He is a businessman.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: mary Ellen, 10/23/2012 12:09:24 PM     (No. 8955505)

Michelle thinks if she wears something that looks like lace she will appear to be small and feminine. The outfit she had on last night looked like a gray tee shirt with black lace trim. Unbecoming and not flattering at all. She looks like a desperate drag queen.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Forehand, 10/23/2012 12:09:44 PM     (No. 8955507)

#10 nails it.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 10/23/2012 12:14:18 PM     (No. 8955530)

As the wife of a high-powered and wealthy businessman, Mrs. Romney has a style all her own and I daresay, she has her own design people who are more than EAGER to make her wardrobe exactly as she desires it. Those half-eaten Runway Snarks can stuff it!

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Reply 43 - Posted by: KanSam, 10/23/2012 12:18:52 PM     (No. 8955544)

So Mooch is doing so much to bring back those old Martha White Flour Sack Dress materials.

Her toned arms and Big Caboose(BWB) do so much to help anorexic models hope.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 10/23/2012 12:21:49 PM     (No. 8955557)

Who cares

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 10/23/2012 12:43:22 PM     (No. 8955608)

Ann Romney's dress would have looked good on the Mooch if she could have had it properly altered to fit nicely. And Ann would have looked odd had she worn the bizarrely inappropriate dress that the Mooch wore last night. The difference is that Ann dresses the way her husband likes her to dress (and he seems to have excellent taste!), whereas the Mooch dresses to make other women jealous.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: jinx, 10/23/2012 12:52:41 PM     (No. 8955622)

Liberals are meanspirited. Michelle Obama wears clothes too young for her. Did you see her on The View in a little girl's green frock that matched the sofa. Talk about stupid. Wonder who picked that out for her. She is trying to outdo Kate Middleton but it won't work. Her big rear end is hard to fit.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: jackie, 10/23/2012 1:00:57 PM     (No. 8955642)

I still can't get over the black widow dress she wore the night of his election celebration....YIKES!!
THAT was ghetto...

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Reply 48 - Posted by: cartcart, 10/23/2012 1:02:26 PM     (No. 8955648)

Who got the hair-straightening concession?

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Reply 49 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 10/23/2012 1:07:34 PM     (No. 8955663)

At least the taxpayers didn't pay for Ann's clothes

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Reply 50 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/23/2012 1:07:57 PM     (No. 8955664)

I don't think this designer stuff makes much difference to the average person.



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Reply 51 - Posted by: Caljeepgirl, 10/23/2012 1:54:42 PM     (No. 8955750)

I'm fairly sure Ann Romney had a good laugh over that one! I know I did.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/23/2012 2:00:09 PM     (No. 8955763)

Well, there goes the elitist, snobby, better-than-you designer of women's clothing vote.

/heavy sarcasm off/

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Reply 53 - Posted by: Flipper3, 10/23/2012 4:42:20 PM     (No. 8956182)

Who's Anna Wintour?

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Reply 54 - Posted by: Flipper3, 10/23/2012 4:43:30 PM     (No. 8956185)

I just googled an image of Anna Wintour. God, she's ugly.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/24/2012 12:02:45 AM     (No. 8956914)

Anna, you remind me of Cousin It. Who cares what you think, especially if your buddy loses ?

Ann could wear last years clothes and still be loved. The Wookie is proof you can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear. It has to do with her ugly heart.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: gaeditor, 10/24/2012 8:52:45 AM     (No. 8957504)

Just Googled her photo too. Wondered out loud why a woman 63 years old would wear her hair in that silly looking, childish cut and hubby said: "She's sixty-three; to hide the plastic surgery scars." (Behind her ears...)

OMG! That is exactly right! The English have a great descriptive term for women like Anna Wintour; they call them:

'Mutton dressed as lamb.'

Perfect!

And if I had ever bought that ridiculous, pointless magazine she edits (and please check my handle -and yes, its a magazine) I would quit buying it now. This woman is pathetic.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: PageTurner, 10/24/2012 2:11:17 PM     (No. 8958461)

Wintour's stupid campaign is a good reason to shop on eBay for such designer baubles - it's the only way to make sure they don't get any profit.

Here's a designer whose politics are "to the right of Beowulf" - Zoran. Wear his stuff, he likes rightwingers who don't demand wholesale or comps and he has no use for Wintour or her idiotic ilk:

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/04/20/style/reviews-fashion-zoran-the-master-of-deluxe-minimalism-still-provokes.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm



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Sandberg Head Shaker

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American Thinker, by Richard F. Miniter    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/15/2014 9:16:05 AM     Post Reply
Megyn Kelly’s "Kelly File" is a great news show. She’s incisive, informed and customarily handles the toughest guest with aplomb. But her lengthy interview of Facebook C.O.O. Sheryl Sandberg about her second book in the Lean In series Lean In: For Graduates was a head shaker. Amazing that she of all people allowed Sandberg to restring the same old, same old, shamed, and shopworn feminist myths about women and girls and then jangle it in front of her viewing audience like something new out of the box. Indeed Kelly all but genuflected in front of this woman. Kept her on thru

Chelsea Clinton no longer
ruling out politics

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The Hill (Washington DC), by Judy Katz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/14/2014 11:57:36 AM     Post Reply
Chelsea Clinton says when people ask her these days whether she wants to go into politics, her answer isn’t an automatic “no.” The 34-year-old former first daughter told Fast Company in an interview published Monday, “for so long the answer was just a visceral no. Not because I had made any conscientious, deliberate decision, but since people had been asking for as long as literally I could remember, it was no." Now, the only child of former President Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explains, "I live in a city and a state and a country where I

Glaring limits of the Civil Rights
Act: We need to redistribute wealth

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Salon Magazine, by Matt Bruenig    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/14/2014 7:20:41 PM     Post Reply
Although the Civil Rights Act, the landmark legislation which just reached its 50th anniversary, made great strides in desegregating the economy, economic discrimination is still widespread, and anti-discrimination legislation alone can never rectify the economic damage inflicted upon blacks by slavery and our Jim Crow apartheid regime. The Civil Rights Act was a mild reform, all things considered, but one conservatives fought with vigor and one many conservatives are still bitter about to this day. When the Civil Rights Act passed in 1964, the primary purpose was to root out discrimination in public accommodations (like hotels and movie theaters)

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 3:23:19 PM     Post Reply
Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a


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