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Caroline Kennedy sells out Camelot
New York Post, by Maureen Callahan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/22/2013 5:11:55 AM

As the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination approaches, so does the merchandising onslaught — books, movies, commemorative magazines. But there is one aspect of this commercialism that remains surprising: The most shameless huckster of Kennedy mythology and memorabilia is Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg. Her public image is that of the classy, quiet keeper of the Kennedy legacy, the civic-minded former lawyer who publishes books on poetry while her cousins crash into trees and kick nurses. With the bar for Kennedy comportment set so low, it’s almost impossible for Caroline not to look good. Look closer, though, and it’s clear that Caroline’s image is


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/22/2013 5:27:00 AM     (No. 9531356)

Typical Kennedy offspring. Maybe someone should ask Mary Jo Kopeckne (sp) what she thinks of the Kennedy crime family. Oh, that´s right, Uncle Teddy offed her, so she´s unavailable for comment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JLoophole, 9/22/2013 6:02:02 AM     (No. 9531376)

Camelot exists only in the minds of JFK worshippers, so how much actual "selling out" of a myth is possible, I´m not sure. Maybe Caroline valued those items for exactly what they were- just memorabilia from a myth...and decided to make a buck off of it by selling to the J Petermans of this world (Seinfeld fans will understand). She doesn´t sound like the brightest bulb, and yes, probably Kennedy greedy, but she is wholly propped up by the synchophants who worship the name.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 9/22/2013 6:48:42 AM     (No. 9531403)

I am surprised Caroline has not copyrighted the Kennedy name.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 9/22/2013 7:04:00 AM     (No. 9531413)

I´m glad this is a Must Read because this is a delicious exposé of CKS, the "profit-minded serial holder of non-jobs."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Former lurker, 9/22/2013 7:11:49 AM     (No. 9531419)

She could probably pick up a couple of bucks from National Enquirer if she came clean about her brother´s biological father....Gianni Agneli.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 9/22/2013 8:02:02 AM     (No. 9531473)

How much do you think Chelsea Clinton will get for the contents daddy and mommy´s closets and bathroom drawers?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs, 9/22/2013 8:03:23 AM     (No. 9531475)

Camelot. Spamalot.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cooling Saucer, 9/22/2013 8:35:21 AM     (No. 9531501)


Well, like the Grate 1 said -- Lipstick on a pig ...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Right Republican, 9/22/2013 8:43:21 AM     (No. 9531507)

Uggh. Her actions are so distasteful that I could not read to the end.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FlyRight, 9/22/2013 8:51:29 AM     (No. 9531514)

#5 Gianni Agnelli? Do tell.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Edgelady, 9/22/2013 8:52:36 AM     (No. 9531516)

Article says she´s worth $270 M, but it sure looks like she needs the money.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/22/2013 8:52:46 AM     (No. 9531517)

My most vivid memory of an adult Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg was when she publicly and appallingly turned her back on then-First Lady Laura Bush to avoid greeting her.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: flybynight, 9/22/2013 9:27:55 AM     (No. 9531565)

We Southerners have a description for people like Caroline and her clan, murmured with a regretful shake of the head: Tacky. Tacky, tacky. Bless her heart, she just can´t help it. Miss Caroline didn´t come from much, and it shows.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Gretchen, 9/22/2013 9:34:50 AM     (No. 9531574)

Hey, she´s got some great business sense. The Kennedy name is going down the toilet and she´s gonna cash in while she can.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/22/2013 9:45:32 AM     (No. 9531587)

Evidently, Barry had not read Edward Klein´s recent book, "The Amateur," before appointing Camelot´s Princess Caroline as Ambassador to Japan:

"I can´t stand to hear his (Obama´s) voice anymore. He´s a liar, and worse."

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg Quoted
In "THE AMATEUR: Barack Obama In The
White House"
By Edward Klein
Published In May, 2012

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Arby, 9/22/2013 9:45:52 AM     (No. 9531588)

Camelot is a media creation, as all thinking people know. The Kennedys, as a group, are not a pretty picture, though many still believe that they were American royalty. At least they served in the military (more or less, in Teddy´s case), unlike Fauxbama, the head of the chum club.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: starboard, 9/22/2013 9:46:44 AM     (No. 9531590)

Gianni Agnelli, well what do you know. That´s where John Jr. got his good looks. I remember looking at him and thinking how unlike the Kennedy´s he look.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 9/22/2013 9:51:15 AM     (No. 9531596)

Why, you´d think she was a "greedy, rich Republican".

Favorite phrase FTA: "explaining her magnanimity" - that just encapsulates the pretentiousness of a greedy, self-serving Dem "do-gooder".

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Former lurker, 9/22/2013 10:22:18 AM     (No. 9531642)

#5, I know it´s nothing new....read about it after he died in that plane crash. Out of curiosity I compared pictures, amazing resemblance. Recently there was an article, I think in WSJ magazine on men´s style about Agnelli with lots of pictures, one of which showed him with Jackie and the comment that they had had an affair, no dates given but back before the assassination there was a lot of gossip about Jackie and the European yacht set. There is no way that JFK Jr got those dark good looks from the Irish Kennedy´s.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 9/22/2013 10:25:02 AM     (No. 9531650)

If JFK Jr. was really Giovanni Agnelli´s son, that would explain why he was so much better looking than most of the other Kennedys. The "Kennedy look" gene must be uber-dominant because you can spot one a mile away, except for John-John.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: RancherJack, 9/22/2013 10:25:30 AM     (No. 9531652)

All together now ...

" ... you know ..."

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/22/2013 10:28:51 AM     (No. 9531662)

Camelot is like Porky Pig´s pants, they both don´t exist. Don´t look for them because they are not there.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Susannah, 9/22/2013 10:37:48 AM     (No. 9531672)

I well remember Caroline´s utterly trashy behavior toward Laura Bush.

JFK, Jr. got his looks from his Bouvier ancestors. All the gossip about Agnelli started after he was born.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lil dotty, 9/22/2013 10:46:40 AM     (No. 9531683)

Perhaps one day Ms. Caroline will be served that extra special piece of pie from ´The Help´ After all she is special, being the first female under the desk of a presient playing games as he conducted business on a daily basis.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: JudithC, 9/22/2013 11:02:58 AM     (No. 9531707)

The trashy, exceptionally greedy, and "oh-so-not-beautiful" Caroline is dumber than a box of rocks. Much as she works on her "studied" commentary, it only serves to enhance her stupidity and highlight the fact that she´s annoyingly dull. The best Kennedy trick the flounder eyed Caroline has mastered is dialing for dollars at any opportunity—and it´s always interesting to see her in the company of those she considers the "important and beautiful" people as she all but holds court. And now she´s an United States Ambassador hand-picked by the jug-eared muslim looking to curry favor for whatever was in his sights at the time. Here´s hoping the Japanese are fully awake and recognize that she´s no more than a Kennedy to the core.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bobn.t, 9/22/2013 11:11:31 AM     (No. 9531722)

See a lot of similarities between the Camelots and the Clintons? I sure do.

And just think, we´ve got Chelsea waiting in the wings.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 9/22/2013 11:16:39 AM     (No. 9531733)

It WAS Camelot...if Camelot means that King Arthur was a womanizing pain-pill addict.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: masscon, 9/22/2013 11:20:31 AM     (No. 9531736)

#5 That certainly explains alot. He was so good-looking and so unlike the others. Looks-wise, that is. He was a real creep. Remember he took Larry Flynt as his guest to the White House Correspondent´s Dinner. A completely lowlife. All of them.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: capecodfox, 9/22/2013 11:23:17 AM     (No. 9531742)

If you are one of the Princess´ NYC lawyers, you have been busy this morning - working on damage control. Don´t forget to charge her time and a half for weekend duty!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/22/2013 11:25:53 AM     (No. 9531744)

#25, I have read that far from being offended at the lack of substance in Caroline Kennedy, the Japanese are enchanted by her Kennedyness and are flattered that a real Kennedy is the ambassador.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 9/22/2013 11:25:54 AM     (No. 9531745)

So where did John Jr. get the Kennedy stupidity regarding transportation devices?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: M2, 9/22/2013 11:38:53 AM     (No. 9531767)

Are there any Kennedys at all who are honorable decent people or are all of them entitled trust fund babies who never outgrew their silver spoons?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 9/22/2013 11:40:38 AM     (No. 9531771)

"...her cousins crash into trees and kick nurses"

Uh, that´s not the 4-letter word ending in "ck" that her cousins do to nurses and other females.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: MissMolly, 9/22/2013 11:50:14 AM     (No. 9531785)

#32, the Eunice and Sargent Shriver family are solid, productive, contributing people. Eunice kept her children away from the Kennedy compound and particularly the Robert Kennedy little heathens.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/22/2013 5:16:27 PM     (No. 9532118)

I always assumed JFK, Jr. got his dark, handsome looks from Jackie´s father, who was known as "Black Jack" Bouvier.

A friend claims JFK, Jr., looked like Peter Lawford, who was a Kennedy brother-in-law.

I´m not impressed by the Kennedys, or by Caroline, who seems to have dropped her "Schlossberg" name.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/22/2013 6:36:10 PM     (No. 9532199)

There is no apparent resemblance between JFK, Jr. and Giovanni Agnelli, but Jr. did
take after his mother´s side of the family and his DNA grandfather, Bouvier.

The hit piece is catty and chatty, but there is no law against making money.

President Kennedy famously said,
"A rising tide lifts all the boats."

As far as the thrust of this article...
"whatever floats your boat."

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Reply 37 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 9/22/2013 7:47:26 PM     (No. 9532287)

I´ve seen and heard Carolyn Kennedy over the years as she´s grown up and have never been overwhelmed (to put it kindly). She´s an ordinary woman with modestly pleasant looks and not a great intellect - regardless of her legacy. Her speaking ability is surprisingly inadequate. She´s just not an impressive person. It doesn´t matter to many, who think she´s still the adorable and perfect little princess of Camelot. I had much more respect and admiration for her mother. Never got the whole mystique of the Kennedys. Most are, and have been, just ordinary at best, although misfits and egomaniacs in this family are in the majority.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 9/22/2013 8:26:01 PM     (No. 9532325)

Aside from being disgusted by the princess´ behavior as outlined in this article, I can only second a previous poster´s comment: Well, bless her heart!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Java D, 9/22/2013 9:01:40 PM     (No. 9532367)

Wow, she sure grew up from cute kid to one ugly woman. Ironically, John-John grew up from homely kid to hunk.

Goes without saying most of Caroline´s fortune was inherited from Jackie´s inheritance from her marriage of convenience to toad-faced Onassis. Ick, what a way to "earn" it.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/22/2013 10:06:37 PM     (No. 9532406)

Bless her heart, she can´t help herself.

It is beyond me why none of the Kennedy´s, with all of their money, invested in orthodontics. Caroline´s mouth is such a mess, she has trouble speaking.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 9/22/2013 10:46:40 PM     (No. 9532425)

Ha to RangerJack! I heard that interview and had to turn off my radio. Every other clause/sentence. "You know" Where did such a "lady of grace" get that from? I mean surely her Kennedy connections would tell her that is so ... so eubonic perhaps? The Kennedy´s and offspring and relatives are slugs, suckers.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: athina, 9/22/2013 11:23:49 PM     (No. 9532463)

Based on something I read a few years ago, I thought John´s father could have been William Holden.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: bearcat, 9/23/2013 6:57:03 AM     (No. 9532663)

I will always be greatful for Jackie´s restoration of the White House. Many charming children become unattractive adults. Unfortunately Jackie´s son got all her charm and class.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Hermoine, 9/23/2013 9:54:31 AM     (No. 9532886)

Just like the children of MLK, Jr. They´ve all profited quite nicely from their father´s work and sacrifice. The only one out of the bunch to do anything real is his niece, Alveda King.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/23/2013 10:22:59 AM     (No. 9532933)

Exactly #23. Jackie´s dad was extremely handsome. John was lucky to avoid the ´look of the Kennedy´s´. Something else too, part of her fortune comes from her late brother´s estate at the time of his death.

The bigger rumor out there is that she was involved with NYTimes owner Pinch S. at the time of her attempt to get a Senate seat. That was why she had to withdraw her nomination. She needed to keep that nugget quiet.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/23/2013 4:38:50 PM     (No. 9533508)

Caroline, garage sale queen, without an ounce of sentimentality, apparently not a drug or sex addict, exploit the phony myth
while there´s time, take a fake, non job in Japan that we pay for no matter who else takes the fake non job. She grew up in the family from hell, is no question, a survivor, opportunist, yes, but wouldn´t you, in the same hellish place?
They´re all hopeless. Did like JFK´s look and language, definitely liked RFK, Bobby’s anti Communist infighting with Senator Joe McCarthy, Roy Cohen and G David Schine (who later produced the classic Gene Hackman film, THE FRENCH CONNECTION). The Kennedys were absolute proof that the elite can do anything and get away with it. Teddy killing
Mary Jo and staying in office FOREVER is living proof of both loud and silent elitism (which we have today in all Washington connections – call it Hillaryism) The good news: Ted only killed one person.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: uno, 9/23/2013 6:06:05 PM     (No. 9533625)

They call her Second-hand Rose because every second she´s selling something.
When Ted can campaign and win with his pants down around his ankles it´s proof positive that Massholes will vote for anything!!

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Reply 48 - Posted by: kanphil, 9/23/2013 6:19:55 PM     (No. 9533645)

Take away the money and the Kennedys bear a strong resemblance to the Honey Boo Boo bunch.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 9/23/2013 7:00:18 PM     (No. 9533706)

Um, can you safely swim in the Hudson? Let alone 3 miles of it. Didn´t legend have Mao doing something like this? Great role-model, Caroline. And you never got over that your bro was prettier than you, did you?

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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

Why You Should Be Sympathetic
Toward Cliven Bundy

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Powerline, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 4/15/2014 8:40:58 AM     Post Reply
On Saturday, I wrote about the standoff at Bundy Ranch. That post drew a remarkable amount of traffic, even though, as I wrote then, I had not quite decided what to make of the story. Since then, I have continued to study the facts and have drawn some conclusions. Here they are. First, it must be admitted that legally, Bundy doesn’t have a leg to stand on. The Bureau of Land Management has been charging him grazing fees since the early 1990s, which he has refused to pay. Further, BLM has issued orders limiting the area on which Bundy’s cows can

Has Rush Limbaugh Finally
Reached the End Of The Road?

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Forbes Magazine, by Rick Ungar    Original Article
Posted By: EveningStar- 4/16/2014 7:24:05 PM     Post Reply
Like him or hate him, there is no disputing that Rush Limbaugh’s very special brand of mixing right-wing politics with his flare for entertainment has produced one of the most successful radio programs in the medium’s long history. Whatever the burning political question of the day, millions of Americans have relished the opportunity to tune into Rush’s program, knowing that he would quickly take that hot potato, throw a few gallons of verbal kerosene into the mix and elevate the matter into a five alarm fire with a just a few well-chosen words spoken in the style only Rush Limbaugh could

Biden Tells Boston Bombing
Survivors, ´It Was Worth It´ (Video)

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Breitbart´s Instablog, by Debra Heine    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 9:28:18 PM     Post Reply
Less than a minute into his speech at the Boston marathon bombing memorial on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden went tragically off script and told the crowd of Boston bombing survivors that "it was worth it." After expressing how impressed he was with the tribute, he said somberly, "let me say to those ´quote survivors,´ my God, you have survived and you have soared. It was worth it. I mean this sincerely - just to hear each of you speak. You´re truly, truly inspiring." The audience sat in stunned silence until Biden declared, "I´ve never heard anything so beautiful than

Casual marijuana use linked with
brain abnormalities, study finds

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Fox News, by Loren Grush    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 6:12:53 PM     Post Reply
Casual marijuana use may come with some not-so-casual side effects. For the first time ever, researchers at Northwestern University have analyzed the relationship between casual use of marijuana and brain changes – and found that young adults who used cannabis just once or twice a week showed significant abnormalities in two important brain structures. The study’s findings, to be published Wednesday in the Journal of Neuroscience, are similar to those of past research linking chronic, long-term marijuana use with mental illness and changes in brain development. Dr. Hans Breiter, co-senior study author, said he was inspired to look at the effects of casual

Which Actor Portrays The
Best James Bond?

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American Spectator, by Jonah Goldberg and Taki Theodoracopulos    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/16/2014 11:20:22 AM     Post Reply
Look, everyone loves Sean Connery, particularly Sean Connery. That’s why he plays Sean Connery in every movie he’s in. People love that Scottish brogue so much, they don’t mind that he has it when he plays Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez, an immortal Spaniard in Highlander. The guy even won an Oscar for playing an Irish cop with a Scottish accent. Talk about sexist double standards: Meryl Streep has to master foreign dialects to get her golden statuettes. Connery just has to show up on time. In economics you devalue a currency by printing too much of it. In film you

White babies just 15 months old show racial
bias when picking playmates, study found

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/15/2014 10:23:35 PM     Post Reply
Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

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

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Progressive Insurance
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 10:08:10 PM     Post Reply
How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:32:12 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast

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