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May 14, 2014

Fake, Phony, Fraud

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The list of affirmative fakes is now long and inglorious,
from Alex Haley's heavily fictional and heavily plagiarized ROOTS to most recently Annette Gordon Reed's clear misreading of the genetic indicators of Sally Heming's family descent achieving both a Pulitzer and a National Book Award. And you don't have to be black to play the game, as we can see by watching Elizabeth Warren parley her totally undocumented assertions of her "indian heritage" into a position at Harvard Law and then the US Senate.
Arizona State professor accused of plagiarism for second time @insidehighered

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 14, 2014 8:40 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

Your Say

Blacks have a terrible need to hate Jefferson and claim kinship at the same time. Leftoids have their own sick reasons for being true believers.

Jefferson, like most large slave owners, would not consider risking the shaming from family and community that came from cohabitating with slaves. His brother never had the same problem.

All her children were white, so she had her own ideas of which way up was.

Posted by: james wilson at May 14, 2014 12:01 PM

And the "Three Card Monte" game goes on. Some one has that ace but no one can find it.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck at May 14, 2014 1:44 PM

Liars are born, not made.
Character flaw - banishment.

Posted by: ghostsniper at May 14, 2014 2:21 PM

Wasn't his fault. White people used up all the good words because they have better access to them. He only used what was left over. Entitles him to a automatic entitlement.

Posted by: Kelvin at May 15, 2014 7:41 AM

One of the biggest under-reported stories, of the many, many under-reported stories (or just not reported at all)was the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal. This latest mess would seem to dovetail nicely with that, and the whole "I won" mindset.

Posted by: Wll at May 15, 2014 2:49 PM

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