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11/18/2016: ‘Hamilton’ Cast Treated Mike Pence as a Racist Dictator…while they wanted ‘Non-White’ Actors

Posted by FactReal on October 30, 2018

LIBERAL INCIVILITY & MORE
LECTURED BY THE PEOPLE WHO WANTED ‘NON-WHITE’ ACTORS

Days after the 2016 election, VP-elect Mike Pence was treated as a racist dictator by the cast of the Broadway musical “Hamilton.”
(It’s obvious the cast seems to ignore the Democrats’ Racist Past)

The cast bullied Pence on the false premise that the Trump administration would be racist:[1]

The cast of the Broadway musical “Hamilton,” a show about the duel between Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, felt it appropriate to bully and lecture Mr. Pence at the end of the show, which he attended.

Actor Brandon Victor Dixon, speaking on behalf of the cast (all of whom, ironically, found a safe space holding hands as though they were the ones about to be bullied) ambushed Mr. Pence with a condescending lecture premised on the expectation that the new administration would be racist and unfair.

The audience, which booed Mr. Pence and his family as they entered the theater, and then booed them again during certain points in the musical, applauded the rebuke.

WAS THE CAST PROJECTING?
Actor’s Racist & Sexist Tweets:

The left always goes too far, and the “Hamilton” stunt was exactly one of those times. They intended to embarrass Mr. Pence, but they embarrassed only themselves. After the ambush, President-elect Donald Trump and many others (including this columnist) called for the “Hamilton” cast to apologize. Mr. Dixon said there was no need as it was a “conversation.” That’s like claiming a bully sucker-punching someone is the equivalent of having a chat.

Not so surprising, this same actor who dares to lecture Mr. Pence on fairness and diversity is a hypocrite and is now under fire for what some consider racist and sexist tweets. Mr. Dixon refers in one tweet to women as “hos” (the slang for whores) and in one case tweeted, “St. Patty’s day weekend is like Christmas for black dudes who like white chicks. Happy holidays boys.”

In July 2013 he also tweeted, “4 every racist comment I get about Trayvon Im going 2 turn 1 white married suburban housewife & mother n2 a jump off. The. Best.” Jump off apparently referring to a casual sexual encounter.

‘Hamilton’ ad seeking ‘non-white’ actors:[5]

The musical was at the center of another controversy in March after posting a casting notice seeking “non-white” performers.

The notice for an open casting call in New York advertised open auditions for singers “who rap,” adding, “Seeking NON-WHITE men and women, ages 20s to 30s, for Broadway and upcoming Tours!” […]

“What if they put an ad out that said, ‘Whites only need apply?’” […]

The law states that it is an unlawful “for an employer… because of the actual written or perceived… race of any person, to discriminate.”

‘Hamilton’ Casting flyer looking for ‘Non-White’ actors
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MICROAGGRESSIONS BY THE LEFT
Summary of the night:[2]

Vice-President-elect Mike Pence took the opportunity of being in New York City…to attend the Broadway hit musical “Hamilton”. Ruining what might have been an enjoyable night out at the theater, the show cast lectured and harassed Mr. Pence, criticizing his new administration barely a week after he and Donald Trump were elected. So much for the theater being a safe space, free from microaggressions.

Actor’s main remarks:[3]

Brandon Victor Dixon’s remarks Friday night … yet again revealed the peculiar failure of liberal America to practice the empathy it preaches.

The actor who plays Aaron Burr in “Hamilton” thanked Vice President-elect Mike Pence for coming to the show, then spoke up for “the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us . . . or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights, sir. But we truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and work on behalf of all of us.”

The words were perfectly respectful — but the implication was downright rude.

And blindly condescending. All the marches and media hysteria have made it quite plain how much alarm many feel over Donald Trump’s victory.

LIBERALS HATE THE CARICATURE OF TRUMP & HIS SUPPORTERS…
…Caricatures created by the Democrat Party and the national liberal media

Michael Goodwin in his column, “Dear liberals: Start practicing the empathy you preach,” points what liberals hate “is the caricature of them the Democratic Party and the national liberal media created, and that you swallowed.”[4]

You don’t just reject Trump, you also hold contempt for his supporters. You belittle their concerns and demonize their resistance to your power. Among yourselves, you ask, how can they be so stupid to elect such a stupid man?

[T]hat contempt for certain less fortunate Americans is real. Such hate is anathema to the classical meaning of liberalism, and is often directed at an unknown adversary. So it is here, because most of you don’t actually know Trump supporters. […]

Actually, you don’t really hate them, either. What you hate is the caricature of them the Democratic Party and the national liberal media created, and that you swallowed, hook, line and sinker.

You fell for the oldest trick in the propaganda playbook. Obama, Clinton, Hollywood and their media handmaidens “otherized” tens of millions of hardworking, God-fearing Americans, and you said amen.

These hucksters turned anecdotes into universal truths. They found a racist or heard an anti-Muslim comment at a Trump rally and bingo, declared an entire movement bitter clingers, deplorables and irredeemables.

You accepted the caricature because it fit the stereotypes reinforced in your closed circle. It has ever been thus for the smart set.

MORE IRONIES WITH THE HAMILTON PRODUCTION
Diverse actors representing white males:[2]

“Hamilton” does indeed have a diverse cast with Black, biracial and Asian cast members representing our White male founding fathers…Until they stepped over the line. At a casting call earlier this year, they called for “non-white” actors, contradicting the inclusiveness the play supposedly represents.

No diversity at liberal media boards: [2]

Perhaps it is worth looking at these institutions to see how diverse and inclusive they are. Or are they living in glass houses casting stones?

The US Census Bureau breaks down the US population as 62 percent White, 18 percent Hispanic, 13 percent Black, and 6 percent Asian. And of course, a 50-50 distribution of males and females.

The executive editor of the Huffington Post tweeted a now famous photo of an editors’ meeting

All women, no Blacks. Hardly the bastion of diversity that they are already criticizing Trump over.

CNN has a digital leadership team of six. Four men, two women, all White.

The Washington Post has eight editorial board members. Six White men, one White woman, one Black man.

The New York Times editorial board fares a bit better in the diversity department. Of 16 board members, only nine White men, two Black men, and seven women, six of whom are White. Not so much for their executive team of thirteen members. Nine are White guys, one Black guy, and three White women.

Not only news organizations, but sports teams too. The NFL has a commitment to diversity. Yet NFL players are 68 percent Black, 28 percent White, and only 1 percent Hispanic. Hardly the diversity seen in the American population.

The NBA is also committed to diversity and inclusion. Much like the NFL, the NBA racial complexion is far different than that of America. Players are 69 percent Black, 22 percent White, and 4 percent Hispanic.

The point is that these organizations, extolling the virtues of diversity and inclusiveness, aren’t practicing what they preach. Hypocrisy? Yes.

Alexander Hamilton favored the electoral college, which liberal hate…because they lost the 2016 election:[2]

An ironic aside lost on the cast members lecturing and audience booing Mr. Pence is that Alexander Hamilton, namesake of the Broadway play, probable author of Federalist Paper 68, argued in favor of the electoral college for choosing the president. Yes, the same electoral college that modern-day liberals want to abolish since it didn’t deliver their desired election outcome.

[1] ‘Hamilton’ cast airing grievances to Mike Pence was rude, wrongheaded (Nov. 23, 2016)
#https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/nov/23/hamilton-cast-airing-grievances-to-mike-pence-was-/
[2] Hey, Hamilton cast: The left has its own problems with ‘diversity’
#https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/11/hey_emhamiltonem_cast_the_left_has_its_own_problems_with_diversity.html (Nov. 20, 2016)
[3] The real problem with the ‘Hamilton’ shout-out to Pence (Nov. 20, 2016)
#https://nypost.com/2016/11/20/the-real-problem-with-the-hamilton-shout-out-to-pence/
[4] Dear liberals: Start practicing the empathy you preach (Nov. 20, 2016)
#https://nypost.com/2016/11/20/dear-liberals-start-practicing-the-empathy-you-preach/
[5] Flashback: ‘Hamilton’ once had casting notice seeking ‘non-white’ performers (NOv. 19, 2016)
#https://thehill.com/pundits-blog-author/306907-flashback-hamilton-once-had-casting-notice-seeking-non-white-performers

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6/21/2016: NBC Producer: ‘Trump Would-Be-Assassin is Good Guy With a Gun’

Posted by FactReal on October 29, 2018

LIBERAL INCIVILITY & MORE
NBC producer, Matthew Mowrer, tweeted on June 21, 2016:
“It could be argued that the dude who was hoping to assassinate Donald Trump is a good guy with a gun.”
Mowrer was praising the young man who tried to kill Trump at a Las Vegas rally three days earlier.

mowrer2016TrumpKillGun

REPORT:

NBC producer Matthew Mowrer praised an attempted assassination attempt on Trump after an illegal immigrant tried to kill the Republican nominee at a Las Vegas rally.

“It could be argued that the dude who was hoping to assassinate Donald Trump is a good guy with a gun,” Mower [sic] tweeted at the time.

Mowrer and other media-types “fantasized about Trump’s death during [the 2016] election season,” added Western Journal.,

SOURCE:
Reporter Who Tweeted His Hope That Trump’s ‘Life Would End’ Receives A Dose Of Instant Karma (11/4/2016)
[This title refers to LA journalist Steven Borowiec who tweeted he wanted Trump dead.]
#https://www.westernjournal.com/reporter-who-tweeted-his-hope-that-trumps-life-would-end-receives-a-dose-of-instant-karma/

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11/3/2016: LA Times Reporter Tweeted he Wanted Trump Dead

Posted by FactReal on October 28, 2018

LIBERAL INCIVILITY & MORE
Los Angeles Times journalist, Steven Borowiec, tweeted to Time Magazine on Nov. 3, 2016:
“@Time I would rather see Donald Trump’s life end”

11-3-2016reporterWantsTrumpDead

Nick Iannelli, reporter at WTOP-Washington DC’s, captured the tweet:

REPORT:

[Borowiec’s] tweet was an apparent reply to a message posted by Time magazine. Time magazine’s tweet said, “See Donald Trump’s life in photos” and was accompanied by a link to a photo gallery of Trump through the years.

“I would rather see Donald Trump’s life end,” replied Borowiec.

SOURCE:
#https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/la-times-fires-reporter-who-wanted-trump-dead

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CHART: Elizabeth Warren DNA = 99.9% NOT Native American + 0.1% Peruvian…

Posted by FactReal on October 16, 2018

Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren lied about her Native American ancestry.
Findings from her own DNA test published by the Boston Globe:[1,2]
– They did not compare her DNA to Native American samples (explanation below*), but to samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia (South America).
– Warren is less than 0.1% to 1.56% “Native American.”
– That means she is 99.9% to 98.4% NOT Native American.
– The average American has more Native American genes (0.18%) than Warren’s 0.1 % (0.097%).

Why do we care? Because Elizabeth Warren has used this fake claim to advance her professional and political careers. Isn’t it time we stop politicians from dividing us into different groups?

DNA-ElizabethWarren99%NotNativeAmerican

ANALYSIS
Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren released a DNA test yesterday claiming that “she had a Native American in her family tree dating back 6 to 10 generations.”[1,2]
That means, Warren’s so-called Native American DNA could be between 0.1% to 1.56% . (That is a Native American* ancestry between 1/64th and 1/1,024th.)

If Elizabeth Warren had a Native Ancestor 6 generations back in her tree, it means that:
She has 1/64th Native American* ancestry, which means she shares only 1.56% of her ancestors’ DNA, on average.
That means her DNA is 98.44% not Native American.

If Elizabeth Warren had a Native Ancestor 10 generations back in her tree, it means that:
She has 1/1,024th Native American* ancestry, which means she shares less than 0.1 % (0.097%) of her ancestors’ DNA, on average.
That means her DNA is 99.9% not Native American.

*They did not use Native American DNA samples but Mexican, Peruvian, and Colombian samples:
From her DNA test, page 3:[2]

For Native American references, we used samples within the 1000 Genomes project of Native American ancestry; these samples come from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia. (It is not possible to use Native American reference sequences from inside the United States, since Native American groups within the US have not chosen to participate in recent population genetics studies.)

DNA-ElizabethWarrenNativePeruColombiaMex

The Boston Globe[1] explained further:

Detecting DNA for Native Americans is particularly tricky because there is an absence of Native American DNA available for comparison. This is in part because Native American leaders have asked tribal members not to participate in genetic databases.

“The tribes have felt they have been exploited,” explained Lawrence Brody, a senior investigator with the Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch at the National Institutes of Health. “The amount of genetic data that is available from Native Americans is sparse.”

To make up for the dearth of Native American DNA, Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American.

The average American has 0.18% Native American genes (that is more than Warren’s DNA), as published by The New York Times:[3]

The researchers found that European-Americans had genomes that were on average 98.6 percent European, .19 percent African, and .18 Native American.

On average, the scientists found, people who identified as African-American had genes that were only 73.2 percent African. European genes accounted for 24 percent of their DNA, while .8 percent came from Native Americans.

Latinos, on the other hand, had genes that were on average 65.1 percent European, 18 percent Native American, and 6.2 percent African. The researchers found that European-Americans had genomes that were on average 98.6 percent European, .19 percent African, and .18 Native American.

REACTION
The Cherokee Nation[4] rejects Warren’s claims and shenanigans:

Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. issued the following statement Monday in response to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test claiming Native Heritage:

A DNA test is useless to determine tribal citizenship. Current DNA tests do not even distinguish whether a person’s ancestors were indigenous to North or South America,” Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. said. “Sovereign tribal nations set their own legal requirements for citizenship, and while DNA tests can be used to determine lineage, such as paternity to an individual, it is not evidence for tribal affiliation. Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong. It makes a mockery out of DNA tests and its legitimate uses while also dishonoring legitimate tribal governments and their citizens, whose ancestors are well documented and whose heritage is proven. Senator Warren is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage.

SOURCES:
[1]- Boston Globe: Warren releases results of DNA test (October 15, 2018)
#https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2018/10/15/warren-addresses-native-american-issue/YEUaGzsefB0gPBe2AbmSVO/story.html
[2]- Boston Globe: Warren DNA test (October 15, 2018)
#https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2018/10/15/read-results-warren-dna-test/mBPi8QxENhtHHTP2B1fFBO/story.html?p1=Article_Related_Box_Article
[3]- NYT: White? Black? A Murky Distinction Grows Still Murkier (Dec. 24, 2014)
#https://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/25/science/23andme-genetic-ethnicity-study.html
[4]- Cherokee Nation responds to Senator Warren’s DNA test (10/15/2018)
#http://www.cherokee.org/News/Stories/20181015_Cherokee-Nation-responds-to-Senator-Warrens-DNA-test

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Funny: Women Test Joe Biden’s Shotgun vs AR-15 (Video)

Posted by FactReal on February 27, 2013

This video is in response to Joe Biden’s stupid advice to women: ‘Buy a double-barrel shotgun; an AR-15, it’s harder to aim.’

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Obama’s Unqualified RINO Approved by Senate for Defense Secretary

Posted by FactReal on February 26, 2013

OBAMA GETS HIS RINO CHUCK HAGEL; AMERICANS LOSE
Allahpundit explains the crazy votes:

The final vote: 58-41, which is a bit closer than the 71-27 margin on cloture earlier today. There are 15 Republicans who think voters are too dumb to realize that the cloture vote is the one that assured Hagel’s confirmation and that, by voting yes on that and no on the meaningless final vote, they can pretend that they “opposed” Hagel. And in fairness, they’re probably right; most voters likely are that dumb. But let’s name those 15 anyway:

Alexander Ayotte Blunt Burr Chambliss
Coburn Collins Corker Flake Graham
Hatch McCain Murkowski Sessions Thune

[…]

I can’t believe a single one of those 15, let alone the scores of Democrats who voted for this guy, seriously believes he’s prepared to run the Defense Department…The next time McCain and Graham pound the table about defense cuts or O’s foreign policy, remember that they both voted to send Chuck Hagel on to the final vote. That’s how serious they are.

As for Republicans voting yes, there were four: Cochran, Johanns, Shelby, and … Rand Paul, who voted no twice on cloture. That’s the most bizarre vote array on a nominee I could imagine.

Liberatarian Rand Paul Voted for Chuck Hagel
Allahpundit writes:

Here’s Paul’s reasoning:

“I voted no because I wanted more information and I think that part of what the Senate does is try to get information about the nominees,” Paul told reporters …“There are many things I disagree with Chuck Hagel on…but the president gets to choose political appointees,” Paul said. […]

If “the president gets to choose political appointees” is sufficient reason to vote yes, then (a) we should get rid of the Senate’s advise-and-consent responsibility and (b) at the very least we should not be filibustering nominees, as Rand Paul voted to do twice. Even if he did that purely to squeeze the White House for more information, why would he vote yes on the final vote when they never gave him that information? And if the president’s entitled to his nominee of choice, why would Paul demand more info about Hagel in the first place? Just rubber-stamp him. Vote yes on every vote, no questions asked.

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