BREITBART VIDEO Shows Obama Urging Peers to Embrace Radical Crackpot Racist Prof (Video) Editor-in-Chief Joel Pollak and Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro appeared on The Sean Hannity Show tonight to discuss the Obama Harvard protest tape that was kept from the American public by the democrat-media complex back in 2008.

The complete footage from 1991 shows Barack Obama leading a protest at Harvard Law School in support of Professor Derrick Bell, a radical academic tied to Obama’s racist pastor Jeremiah Wright. The unedited tape also shows Barack Obama embracing this radical professor. In the unedited video Obama encourages students to “open up your hearts and minds” to this radical race-baiting professor.

The democrat-media complex purposely hid this tape from the American public in 2008.

For the record… Professor Derrick Bell was a hardcore Farrakhan supporter.

With Barack Obama, it’s always about the hate.
And you wonder why his radical policies are a complete failure?

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  • You know what really irks me? Libs watch this and have absolutely no idea how it could possibly be controversial. Unreal.

  • Conservative Ken

    Why do I feel like this was NOT the video Breitbart was referring to at CPAC?

  • Hack,

    On the other hand, Rick Perry is obviously a racist because of a rock they found in Texas.

  • regularguy

    If this is not controversial, it’s because we have lost and must emphatically regain the narrative that leftist radicalism is anathema to our very way of life. The reality confronts us daily, but large segments of the population take in this radicalism and these people don’t begin to connect the dots about just how poisonous it is to all of us.

  • Big Wayne

    Now, I know the video seems like a big flop, but just keep repeating over and over “he’s super extremist! An extremist! A radical, anti-American Muslim extremist!”

    And if you think it will help, mention that his birth certificate is fake. Learn to say “radical associations!” over and over, everywhere you go.

    This stuff works!

    Oh, and bulge your eyes out when you scream about Obama. People will take you more seriously because your bulging eyes show them how seriously you love America and are afraid for her.

    Trust me, Patriots, this stuff works!!!

  • Big Wayne

    He’s so extreme! He’s a racist! He hates America!! OMG the Kenyan Usurper!!!

    People think he’s just this normal moderate politician, but he’s absolutely the total embodiment of evil and is seriously dedicated to destroying this country!!!

    I can’t believe more people don’t take us seriously when we scream uncontrollably about this stuff!!!

  • Lime Lite

    I wonder what would happen if Romney or Santorum was caught on video speaking up for a White supremacist – how do you think the media would react?

  • Peggy R

    Sean asked a good Q about how will this get through to the public when the Jer. Wright stuff didn’t knock sense into the people. Most people are wondering, who the hell is this prof? How can it be so bad for O to speak on his behalf? Look at all the students, white, black, etc., at the gathering. Then they’re all radical? Some might say it’s the typical lefty stuff at uni’s…but we know O never moved beyond that ideology.

    We need the words on tape to come out of O’s own mouth. It is true as another commenter said, the Dems/left are not impressed. That O spoke at a stage production memorializing Alinksy is a so-what. This is going to be too. I hope the tapes do get progressively more damning so that the weight of them over time this year sinks in to the voters and paints a clear picture of this anti-American radical.

  • Conservative to the Core

    This tape will be forgotten by tomorrow.

  • srdem65

    Was he playing pocket pool during this video?

  • Moonbat_One

    Al Capone’s vault.

  • Matt

    Wow, Derrick Bell had the audacity to suggest that the justice system may have treated blacks unfairly. How outlandish?

  • donh

    This is a bait and switch. Obama had media matter David Brock types high up inside Brietbart. Obama’s people provided them this released footage to mock up a fake Brietbart expose after Andrew’s murder grabbed the real project. How wonderful for Obama to change the national discussion to RACISM and bury Brietbart as a guy who wanted to hammer petty racial divisions March 1st…the day after black history month ends.

  • Here is video of Bell saying racism will always exist and that white people have a sense of entitlement.

    Obama got his academic version of Jeremiah Wright in Bell.

  • the Obama Harvard protest tape that was kept from the American public by the democrat-media complex back in 2008.

    It was aired by FRONTLINE (PBS) in 2008…

  • Chippy

    Author James Traub voiced this opinion in his  1993 piece on the professor:

    “That’s Derek Bell’s bottom line: if it comforts whites, it’s bad; if it comforts blacks–i.e., Farrakhan–it’s good. Bell, along with Farrakhan and so many others, offers victimization as a consolation.”

  • donh

    Brietbart worked with original footage not reruns from PBS…This is how the Soviets handled dissidents. Kill them and have state indoctrinated artists rewrite their political works.

  • Skandia Recluse

    Breitbart’s video is nothing.

    The video people need to see tells the story of Joseph Kony, an evil Christian despoiler of children. This video explains why our heroic Dear Leader had to send our noble warriors into the heart of darkness to save these poor children.

    It’s gone viral on Facebook. We love our Dear Leader, and his heroic efforts to save these children.

    It’s sustainable grass roots non profit activism, you see, so it’s all good.

  • people that support obama know he is a racist and a marxist that is why they support him.

  • bg


    this is the video i recently discovered..

    sure looks like a remake with added polished narrative..

    one thing for certain is, we’ve known Obama has LIED about Ayers
    et al from the get go, and everyone has been covering up for him..

    oh yeah, how long did it take for this to be “discovered”.. /s/


  • Lord Sandwich

    He looks gay.

  • olm

    It’s interesting to see Obama’s supporters say this is nothing.
    I don’t think so but it is fun to see the wishful thinking seep out of the woodwork.
    The other thing that is interesting and can’t be disputed by the left, is to take what you know about Bell, Screwy Louie and Jeremiah and Wright and then think about Holder and the Black Panthers.
    Nothing? Dream on.
    One more thing, Obama is, no question, brought up on the words of radicals, Marxists and Black whatever the hell it is called…………..What? (Black liberation Theology, Black Supremacy……..wth is it? I don’t know). And he clearly has sympathy for Islam. At what point do these ideologies clash………..or don’t they because it is all about power? I have no idea, I’m asking.

  • jimg

    Sorry, but I expected more. You know, a bombshell.

    This is who Obama is. We’ve always known that. And just because some tape comes out that proves what we knew all along? Big whoop.

    The media and the fifth-column left will continue to carry his water. Why? Because they agree with what he says, and what he’s doing in this video.

    Honestly, if you’re in any way surprised by this – or by the left’s reaction to it – you need to pay closer attention.

  • bg


    Skandia Recluse #18 March 7, 2012 at 10:59 pm


    and that’s just a drop in the proverbial bucket that is Africa..


  • Skygazer

    How embarrassing for Hannity and Editor-in-Chief Joel Pollak and Editor-at-Large Ben Shapiro, and the usual ineffectual incompetents on the Right needing to make an issue out of abso-lute-ly NOTHING.

    THIS FOOTAGE HAS BEEN AROUND FOREVER!! And this is so mendacious and slimy and nonsense.

    LOLZ!!! Incredible fail here. Sheesh.

  • Skygazer

    *All of this footage was available before the election in 2008. *

    Bell was a black liberation theologist. Black liberation theology is the predominate form of black worship in this country BTW. Wright comes from that tradition as well, and remember that Wright’s words were taken out of context and that he was a Marine for 6 years.

    Really. Hannity is going to distance himself from this just as soon as it becomes how painfully irrelevant this footage is NOT TO MENTION THE FACT THAT IT’S BEEN AVAILABLE ONLINE (ALL OF IT) since before the election in 2008.

  • bg


    jimg #23 March 7, 2012 at 11:41 pm

    i think that’s the reaction they were aiming for.. 🙁

    Andrew is dead but he still lives, they want him buried..

    hopefully much more to come, and there is much more Obama et
    al have gone to grave lengths to conceal., starting with his BC..

    Aimed at co-opting Americas foreign policy in the Middle East, a
    network including well-known American diplomats, congressional
    representatives, figures from academia and the think tank world –
    with ties to the clerical regime in Tehran – is directing the Obama
    Administration’s policy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran and
    the Middle East.”





    Obama’s ‘task’ is to help create a ‘new world order’


  • Skygazer

    Oh christ. There it all is and it was available in 2007!!

    Man, I was beginning to miss Breitbart a bit, but Hannity and these two tools prove just how stupid and manipulative and misleadingly inept they are….

    You people….Pfffft….blow it out your asses. Foiled again by the truth.

  • General Veers

    The “Democrat Media” hid this tape in 2008?

    Then, why was this video shown on PBS Frontline in 2008?

    Your delusions are so cite, Jimmy 😉

  • Multitude

    Please don’t pick on poor Skyblazer. He only gets paid by the post, and given what Media Matters is paying these days (with Obama hording all cash, Michelle blowing it on vacation after vacation, and Soros getting tired of the endless bailouts to Obama’s Sluts, Parasites and Weasels), the poor guy needs all the support he can get.

    Hey Skybuddy. We’ve got a few beer cans down in the ditch by the road. It’ll only get you a nickle here in Iowa per can, but that’s far more than your progressive master’s paying ya.

  • randtruth

    Obama has been influenced by African Americans? This is just one more example of how insensate we have become to the treacherous leftist narrative that has infected our country.

    Hannity will need to work harder to get his ratings back up; this isn’t the way to do it. Maybe it’s time for Fox to bring someone new in.

    Gateway Pundit is where the most perverse of conservative values have come to die.

  • Multitude

    And onto a more serious perspective…

    The Obama video not only doesn’t phase some of us, but goes to the point as to why so many reject Romney, Santorum and Newt. (Please do *not* mistake me for a Paul supporter; I don’t consort with extraterrestrials).

    Some years ago I got schooled by a Neocon. I worked for a company that John Sununu was involved with and he cornered this naive idealistic libertarian and called me out for a fool, believing that there was something beyond a world that was purely corrupt, decadent, realist, dog-eat-dog. In Sununu’s neocon world, defense contractors bilk taxpayers because that’s how the game is played. Corruption isn’t bad because everybody does it. You’re an idiot for not cheating because everyone else is.

    Strangely, Obama’s influences are equally pragmatic and “realist.” His whole Chicago corruption experience mirrors Sununu’s, and his policies (which we feared were rabidly radical) always get tampered with the profanity and perversion of an organized criminal element. The unions, the mob, the global capitalists are always on the take in an Obama world, just as the defense industry giants are in on the take in Sununu’s, Romney’s, and other right-wing progressives.

    Times like this, I wonder if we Tea Party folks are the fools. Romney clearly thinks so, along with his pedigreed friends. So does Obama. Maybe most Americans just aren’t cut out for this democracy stuff after all.

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  • Art

    Guilt by association is slander of the worst kind.

  • Related..

    ‘Derrick Bell, the man whose scholarship inspired Barack Obama, was the Jeremiah Wright of academia.

    And a Hollywood cult hero.

    Bell was one of the chief proponents of Critical Race Theory, a radical doctrine that holds that American legal institutions—including our civil rights laws—perpetuate white supremacy.

    Bell’s ideas were not only radical, but bizarre. After leaving Harvard (he resigned in 1992), he wrote a racialist, antisemitic fictional essay titled “The Space Traders,” which Ninth Circuit judge Alex Kozinski described in the New York Times with disgust:

    Imagine, if you will, that space aliens land in the United States and offer ”untold treasure” in exchange for surrendering all black citizens to them. What does white America do? It votes to accept the deal by overwhelming margins. So says the law professor Derrick Bell, who poses the question in an allegorical tale he calls ”The Space Traders.”

    There is opposition, however. Jews condemn the trade as genocidal and organize the Anne Frank Committee to try to stop it. Empathy from another group that has suffered oppression? Not according to Bell. Instead, Jews worry that ”in the absence of blacks, Jews could become the scapegoats.”

    Such parables pass for legal scholarship these days…’

    Revealed: Derrick Bell’s HBO Sci-Fi Blaxploitation Flick

    Videos at link.

  • re #35

    re “The Space Traders” (PDF)

  • Yep- it’s all about hate with this guy

    And the feeling’s mutual!

    Hit the road, usurper

  • Ace

    Have you people forgotten the Breitbart modus operandi already?

    drip, drip drip

    let the corrupt media hang themselves

    drip, drip, drip


  • Nick

    An 11 minute report about Obama supporting a Harvard professor that was about to be fired for shining a light on the fact that Harvard was only hiring white guys?

    Ooh, boy! I can see how this has riled up the overly sensitive white guys who are afraid Obama is still going to make America a country where “those dang blacks screw everything up!”.

    Obama has been in office for nearly four years now. If you are still scared that this President– who has basically been a right leaning moderate in his presidency so far– is actually a racist that is trying to take down the white man, then you are ignorant, and likely a racist, too.

    I’d be curious to hear each person here that believes this is a big story also give their opinion on how they view blacks in America. I’m sure there would be a correlation between fear of Obama and “disdain for darkies.”

  • bg


    Art #34 March 8, 2012 at 1:01 am

    an Obama associate.. /s/

    [What would you do if you knew that the top Democrat
    running for president was lying about his past?]

    [Obama repeatedly used the phrase
    “When the revolution comes….” ]

    oh yeah, not to mention his own words..


  • The prof looks as gay as Rev Wright, another one of the ‘Down Low’ club…?

  • bg


    re: #40 March 8, 2012 at 1:24 am bg

    Out of America

    [E.G. Long: “Africa is a painful reality. Over the past 21 years, I have lived
    and worked in five African countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire and
    Nigeria. ..There is nothing in Richburg’s book that I could contradict. I too,
    experienced the horror, and hopelessnesss of that continent. I read ‘Out
    of America’ in one sitting… “

    Steve Wishnevsky: “This is the voice missing from the current race
    ‘dialogue.’ Mr. Richburg is a courageous writer and clear observer…

    His is an authentic voice and should be listened to closely. America
    is the only land where the descendants of Africans have anything
    approaching freedom and economic opportunity.”

    H. Luther: “So much of what you hear about Africa lately is from people
    who have never been there. People who want to romanticize what is in
    fact chaos and disaster… Richburg has written what he has seen, he
    has presented reality with great integrity. It is a must read.”]

    scroll thread for much more!!


  • bg


    re: #42 March 8, 2012 at 1:34 am bg

    poor Rev “Uncle Jerry” Wright, no-no-no pursuing
    “middleclassness” for him, hm, hmm, hmmm!! /s/

    same goes for the IslaMarxist NWO.. uh-uh-uh.. /s/


  • bg


    Thomas Sowell Hammers ‘Despicable’
    Derrick Bell; Compares To Hitler

    [SOWELL: Well, he’s looked at as an idealist who is self-sacrificing and so on. I suppose one could, if one wanted to look at it that way, have seen Hitler that way in his early days. It’s just a question of where that kind of idealism leads. He has launched a despicable attack on a young black professor at the law school who doesn’t go along with this. A young man named Randall Kennedy, who has written a very thoughtful, intelligent article last June in the Harvard Law Review, questioning some of the assumptions that people are making, people like Derrick Bell and doing it in a very gentlemanly as well as very logical way, empirical way, and that’s not what they want. They want the conclusion to be that — they want him to march in lock step and he won’t do it, and they’re doing their best to make life impossible for him.]

    well that Hitler junction sure fits Obama like a
    glove, er, i mean a second skin.. /serious sarc/

    btw, i can clearly whence came Baraka’s
    “sacrifice” mantra from, hm, hmm, hmmm..


  • bg


    re: #44 March 8, 2012 at 2:34 am bg

    clearly whence = clearly see whence


  • Skygazer

    Oh brother…

    what a lame story. If they were going to drum something up and make it all scary and paranoic and HUGE, this was the best they could do??

    Heck, why not splice fake aliens into that footage and have Obama hugging alien creatures from outer space…OUR SOON TO BE OVERLORDS. THEY ARE SOCIALISTS FROM THE PLANET XENON!!

    Hannity is such a putz.

  • Lone Ranger

    I gotta say – the Chicago Alinsky love-fest, and this Derek Bell love-fest will both go right over the heads of 90% of the electorate. Plus – it is easy to find isolated good points about anyone – and to the say that you were present to give credit where credit was due.

    There had best be some very serious smoking guns – preferably with bodies laid out in front of them – in Breitbart’s anti-Obama portfolio – because this sort of stuff isn’t going to amount to a mouse fart in a hurricane.

    I mean – does anyone think that even one single person out there is going to be materially influenced to change their 2012 opinion of Obama by either the Alinsky or the Bell videos? If Jeremiah Wright and Bill Ayers didn’t alienate an observer, how can anyone think that this tepid “new” material is going to make any difference.

    But – I can always hope that the Breitbart “amplifying cascade” effect lies ahead.

  • *YAWN* Are you guys serious?

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  • Jim

    (For the record, this is only a portion of what Breitbart found.)


  • 1RedBeard

    Shorter translation of Obama supporters’ posts: “This means nothing! Forget you ever saw it! Oh, look; a bunny rabbit! I like roller coasters. Nice weather today, isn’t it? Did you guys see the latest rerun of Three’s Company?”

  • BurmaShave

    I think the hate poster is perfect.

    Liberals are always obsessed with guilt, and especially figuring out how others can be forced to expiate liberals’ guilt.

    Well, if liberals want to meditate on guilt, they can jolly well meditate on how they have stoked the fires of hate and racism in millions of ways. And their covering up for, and promoting, Obama in thousands of ways, as Breitbart’s video shows, is just the tip of the iceberg, or should I say volcano.

  • 1RedBeard

    One other point needs to be made, in response to the lefties who are desperately trying to minimize this video by saying that PBS has had it available all along. This video going to be news to most people, for one very simple reason, the gross malfeasance of the leftist lackeys in Old Media who steadfastly refused to publicly vet candidate Obama in 2008.

    This video is, and was, important information that should have been widely disseminated to the public. The only reason that did not happen was that Obama’s leftist media lackeys were deliberately covering for him, and hoping the voters wouldn’t catch on to his radicalism.

  • Gary

    Nick 39

    For somebody who’s trying to call everybody else here racist, you sure have a knack for racist terms like “dang blacks” and “darkies”.

    The only racism I’m seeing on this post is coming from your post.

    When I see a liberal trying to outsmart a Conservative, I just reach for the popcorn.

  • Gary

    Lone Ranger 47

    You might be right about that. An educated, informed voting public would be anathema to the Democrat party. Among the many things we have to do to clean up this mess and prevent the next one is to educate the children better.
    It’s too late for the Jerry Springer generation. They’ll never get it.
    Let’s rescue our children from the clutches of the Dem teacher’s union and in a few years, they’ll be a lot harder to fool than a lot of the uninformed voters out there today.

  • Gary


    Good one.

  • Gary

    Dawud Adib 48

    Don’t know why you’re yawning. Doesn’t sound like you’ve woken up yet.

  • HippieSlapper5000

    Did Obama just squeeze that guy’s butt?

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  • Jaimo

    There better be something more than just this video. I find it hard to believe that the selective editing consisted of only cutting out the idiot’s hug of a racist professor. Seriously, is the best we can do. I’d be doing a Watergate break-in at the LA Times looking for the Rashidi tapes. There has to be someone out there crazy enough to do the time for that break-in. Now that would be a story.

    I had all my co-workers tuning in to see Hannity and this awesome video, and it was a big nothing. Nothing at all. Breitbart’s remaining people need to step it up just a bit.

  • Militant Conservative

    For big Wayne and other idiots. O.K. Put ALL the

    arguments aside. What is it you wast four more

    Years of?! What has Obama done that is GOOD

    For America? answer nothing.

    Think on that for awhile. I wrote this slow cuz I

    Know you think slow.

    Powder is dry

  • MADgirl91

    I’m amazed at how many people contributing to this discussion missed the point. Prof Ogletree admitted to hiding the part of the video where Obama embraced Bell. Why? Seems to me Ogletree knew in 2008 that it revealed too close of a relationship between Obama and Bell and that that would be damaging to his campaign.

    So now we will start to learn more about Bell and the extent of his relationship to Obama. We’ll see how Obama’s attitudes and actions today are inspired by Bell’s own version of racism. eg, DOJ dismisses the case against the Black Panthers. And Pigford is still waiting in the wings.

    Wright, Ayers and now Bell. They molded Obama and now we are seeing it in action. And the media have been complicit the whole way. Exposing the media’s complicity so they are finally discredited is every bit as much of the Breitbart strategy as revealing Obama’s radicalism.

  • Warthog

    #38 March 8, 2012 at 1:15 am
    Ace commented:

    Have you people forgotten the Breitbart modus operandi already?

    drip, drip drip

    let the corrupt media hang themselves

    drip, drip, drip



    Your enemies are making a mistake and you are iterrupting them.
    Take their names, cut-and-past their comments, strike them with their own words when the time is right.

    Trust Breitbart.

  • olm

    I’ll say it again, look at all the posts on here saying it is irrelevent.

    Drip drip drip.

    This is pure AB. Wait for it.

  • anti-bho


    Media Malpractice Movie Events

    Picked up on FreeRepublic with discussion……….

    The Real “Game Change” of 2008… Drudge Goes In the Tank for Obama, Blocks Breitbart – John Ziegler

  • Gary

    Warthog 64

    No need.
    The trolls that come around here usually only stay about a week or so.
    Just look at Jeffery.
    Oh remember Craig?
    Obama 2012?

    These guys come in thinking they’ve been armed with all the talking points to stir it up, but they leave here with their faith shaken when they see that we are armed with the facts and more than capable of poking holes in their ridiculous reasoning.

    They won’t be around long enough to have their words used against them, and it would go over their heads if you did.

  • BillyC

    As much as I hate to say it (sickens me really), this will have ZERO impact on the election-anyone’s vote for/against Obama. Enough was out and around the internet about Obama’s past during the 2008 election and no one seemed to care (a very small number ‘may’ have changed their vote).

    Look at the Government(s) at all levels in this country, Does it look like Americans care about far left radicalism, corruption or most any other political crime? No, they don’t unfortunately.

    These films will have Zero effect.

  • Occidental Tourist


    I believe you are really stretching things to make them fit your stoked-by-anticipation narrative.
    I understand that you were waiting breathlessly for this video, but it fails the luster test for the following reasons:

    1. It is uncontroversial– we already know about Wright, and Bell is only a figurehead of the left
    2. Guilt by association has been laid bare by honest and independent critical thinkers for some time now (only rabble-rousers invoke it to make a dishonest case)
    3. This is old and unsubstantial

    Let’s move on, gents

    You are better to contemplate the video that we ARE not seeing– hint: the one Obama’s jack-booted lackeys may have secured from Breitbart.

  • Patty

    The following is just FYI

    In 2009, Rathke resurrected the crusades of NWRO by pursuing a so-called “Maximum Eligible Participation Solution” (MEPS) which exhorted all Americans eligible for welfare payments to make “full utilization of existing programs” and thereby advance Rathke’s dream of a massive welfare state. The MEPS is essentially an updated incarnation of the old Cloward-Piven Strategy, aiming to orchestrate a crisis that will overwhelm the financial system and cause it to collapse. Rathke writes in his book, “it is hard to believe that we cannot assemble the troops to mount a campaign for maximum eligible participation that harvests the opportunities and dollars already available if we could achieve full utilization of existing programs.” Rathke has also said that technology should be utilized to make it as easy as possible for people to claim welfare benefits.

    In his 2009 book Citizen Wealth: Winning the Campaign to Save Working Families), Rathke explicitly hailed “Cloward and Piven’s exciting call to arms.”

    In March 2011, Rathke issued a call for “days of rage in ten cities around JP Morgan Chase.” That call culminated in the formation, later that year, of the anti-capitalist Occupy Wall Street movement, whose street protests were part of what Rathke described as his “anti-banking jihad.” Rathke’s efforts were supported by Stephen Lerner, an SEIU board member and radical-left organizer who candidly aims to “destabilize the folks that are in power and start to rebuild a movement”; “bring down the stock market”; “bring down [the] bonuses” of executives in the financial sector; and “interfere with their ability to … be rich.”

    Fun facts about Bell

    This obituary, written upon his death, had some interesting points to make:

    Bell was credited with developing “critical race theory,” which suggested that the U.S. legal system was inherently biased against African Americans and other minorities because it was built on an ingrained white point of view. He argued in his many books and lectures that the life experiences of black people and other minorities should be considered in hiring decisions and in applying the law.
    Bell maintained that the standards for promotion and tenure at law schools – and Harvard, in particular – were inherently discriminatory and excluded a broad group of minorities. By hiring only graduates of top-tier law schools who had clerked at the Supreme Court, he argued, academia was populated by a uniform group of standard-issue professors, most of them white men.

    And why are we not surprised that he was a Farrakhan supporter?

    Some scholars, both black and white, challenged Bell’s ideas, as well as his strong support of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. Nonetheless, Bell remained one of the country’s most outspoken public intellectuals until his death.

    Author James Traub voiced this opinion in his 1993 piece on the professor:

    That’s Derek Bell’s bottom line: if it comforts whites, it’s bad; if it comforts blacks–i.e., Farrakhan–it’s good. Bell, along with Farrakhan and so many others, offers victimization as a consolation.

    Yes, I imagine there will be so much more to learn about the good professor.

    NOW THIS, A MUST WATCH: Thomas Sowell on Derrick Bell

  • TiminPhx

    This is nothing. If there isn’t any more, the poster who called it Al Capone’s vault is correct.

    And even if the Video had shown Barry burning a flag, half the country wouldn’t have cared.

    They are not even going to blink to hear him praise a Marxist.

    Hell,he does that TODAY. Everyone knows it, and apparently a majority of this vapid nation doesn’t care.

  • Occidental Tourist

    Oh, my God, I just bothered to listen to the rest of the stuff that Hannity and his boys said about Bell and Obama, and I cannot believe that this is ALL you guys got on Barry O.

    He stood up for a guy who was an ultra-liberal, race-conscious professor. Every Republican president has some ultra right-wing marginal thinker in his past.

    As far as why Ogletree protected Obama, I think he knew that guys like Hannity would waste our time with something phony and unsubstantial like this.

    In fact, I bet Ogletree was about to say that but that video was edited right there by Hannity and/or Breitbart.

    If you have something on Obama, lay it out. If all you have, speculative at best anyway, is about some guy Obama respected, then all you have is diddly.

    No open-minded critical thinker would say that this Bell guy’s past should redound to Pres. Obama.

    I personally object to the corporatist Obama has become. Who saw that coming in the way he spoke on Harvard campus that day.

    Ooooh, he hugged Bell, the Big Bad Black-as- Victim Idealist… That idealogy can be tired, sure, but threatening to us, NO. OOOOOOOOOOOOOh

  • Patty

    Scholars in Critical Race Theory have focused with some particularity on the issues of hate crime and hate speech. In response to the US Supreme Court’s opinion in the hate speech case of R. A. V. v. City of St. Paul (1992), in which the Court struck down an anti-bias ordinance as applied to a teenager who had burned a cross, Mari Matsuda and Charles Lawrence argued that the Court had paid insufficient attention to the history of racist speech and the actual injury produced by such speech.[5] The Court has since adopted this historicist position in Virginia v. Black (2003), finding that cross burning with an intent to intimidate can be legally prohibited.[citation needed]

    Critical race theorists have also paid particular attention to the issue of affirmative action. Many scholars have argued in favor of affirmative action on the argument that so-called merit standards for hiring and educational admissions are not race-neutral for a variety of reasons, and that such standards are part of the rhetoric of neutrality through which whites justify their disproportionate share of resources and social benefits.[6]

    The fundamental unfairness and arbitrariness of preferences — why should the under-qualified son of a black doctor displace the qualified daughter of a Vietnamese boat refugee? — has led supporters to shift rationales in recent years. Instead of a remedy for disadvantage, many supporters now claim that preferences promote “diversity.” This same push for “diversity” also has led Stanford to create racially segregated dormitories, racially segregated freshman orientation programs, racially segregated graduation ceremonies and curricular requirements in race theory and gender studies.

    But if “diversity” were really the goal, then preferences would be given on the basis of unusual characteristics, not on the basis of race. The underlying assumption — that only minorities can add certain ideas or perspectives — is offensive not merely because it is untrue but also because it implies that all minorities think a certain way.

    What’s gone wrong? The basic problem is that a racist past cannot be undone through more racism. Race-conscious programs betray Martin Luther King’s dream of a color-blind community, and the heightened racial sensitivity they cause is a source of acrimony and tension instead of healing.

    When University officials boast of “looking for racism everywhere,” as multicultural educator Greg Ricks did in a 1990 Stanford Daily interview, then perhaps the most sensible (and certainly the most predictable) response will be for white students to avoid dealing with such quarrelsome people. In this way, the stress on “diversity” has made interracial interaction strained and superficial; multiculturalism has caused political correctness.

    None of this is to deny that there are some people in America who are racist and that there are some features of American life that are legacies of a much more racist past. But racism is not everywhere, and there is very little at a place like Stanford. Certainly, no one has accused Stanford’s admissions officers of being racist, so perhaps the real problem with affirmative action is that we are pretending to solve a problem that no longer exists. Moreover, there is a growing sense that if affirmative action has not succeeded in ending discrimination after 25 years of determined implementation, then perhaps it is time to try something else.

    From affirmative action to diversity to political correctness. All I can think about is equal rights for all, you do the work and accomplish much, (no Matter the Color of you Skin)

    Sure the blacks have a tough time but no one ever really gets to the core problem. Why are the fathers leaving the home in black communities. And it all come back to our education system. But now the talk is all about Contraceptives. The core and a solution to the problem is education, education.

  • Patty

    And for Obama, he get a pass, he slides. He was the first black president but other than that. Nothing more than a member of Sal Alinsky’s rules for radicals. He surrounded himself with those who were fixated on Racism and Slavery. This was under the name of Diversity. Blacks have their own month in the year, Blacks have their own T.V. Stations, Blacks have more equality because of the Fight of Martin L. King and they deserve to be equal. No one is questioning this. But Obama was so affected my the civil rights movement he wanted to participate and become are champion of a cause that really was over. He was born too late, yet, he wants to change the world and have you believe that the world we live in is a Cold and hard place.

    His acquaintances prove he was a radical and his policies are those of radicals to this day.

    And we are all aware of this. So, this tape really doesn’t say much other than Obama sure puts his hands in his pocket a lot and we now know who is speech teacher was.

  • The Great Satan™

    It was a Big Fail, kinda like the new look of which sucks.

  • Occidental Tourist


    I think the “trolls” who depart this forum might do so not of their own free will.
    Some people are shown the door by the eminent administrator. I promise you that I would remain on these pages, schedule allowing, for as long as I am allowed to offer critical reproach and broad-minded perspective to a usually, shall was say, unleavened opinion force herein. I so love democracy that i would brook the barbs and slurs of my righty brethren just to take part in it.
    In other words, if I leave GP, it’s because I was censored.

  • Occidental Tourist

    Btw, i must say that I find most Black Liberation Theology to be tiresome and unimaginative, and, because I apply critical thinking to every situation, I usually find the arguments propounded by the NAACP to be specious. Meanwhile, I also believe that some people hate Obama simply because he is black; however, most righties who hate him do so just as they did Clinton–because he’s not a right-winger.

  • MADgirl91

    “Occidental Tourist” as in Occidental College?

    If placing your head in the sand feels good, then please do so.

    I predict the relevance of Prof Bell will come into focus. It’s just the first ACORN tape. Remember that first tape? yeah, no big deal–right?

  • Gary

    Occidental 76

    But you see by virtue of the fact that you put up these two posts, nobody is going through scrubbing liberals’ comments.
    Lib is not synonymous with troll.
    It’s one thing to be a liberal and bring your views here to see how they stack up against ours. But it’s another to come here and copy and paste talking points virtually verbatim from one of the lefty sites, then get angry when called out and start in with the name-calling and the username stealing and the other troll activities.

    If you’ve come here to debate, you’ll find yourself challenged but welcome. If you’ve come here to stir it up or play outside the general rules of etiquette for the site, you may find yourself removed.

    I look forward to hearing your lefty views. And for what it’s worth, I agree with most of your post 77.
    With one exception, there is no such thing as a “right wing”.

  • Comanche Joe

    Breitbart’s team is using an excellent strategy in releasing this video. Release one of the milder ones first and a long way out from the election. It might not have a huge impact but it did force the Obama-nuts to mobilize and respond. Now you’ve got them because for each video released they’ll have to respond. Hopefully contradicting themselves or making an absolute statement creating a trap. All this forces the O’nuts to expend valuable resources. During this whole time it has a psycological impact by making the in the O’nuts stress about the next release. Stress forces mistakes.

    What’s more frustrating? Having a project with one huge problem that can be solved far from the deadline or a project that has new problems appearing a soon as the previous one is fixed each coming closer to the deadline?

  • mcc

    Don’t miss Patty’s link (#70) to Thomas Sowell — great find, thank you.

    It’s hard not to drool over that gorgeous man and brilliant mind…

    And his choice is Newt!

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    Photo caption,, Barry baby, is that a flashlight in you pocket?

  • nastyned

    I am sick of how people talk about the Messiah and savory of our country. OK I have made my self sick enough to call an ambulance with that leftest statement. I wish someone would wake up the dead asses in congress and show them what is really going on plus the fact that big O is a fraud with the proof that was presented by Joe cold case investigation. Enough said it is time for him to get that free room and board in Alcatraz for life all alone and his wife if that is what she is should go to one on the other side of the world say Egypt. Great vacation place for a racist like her.

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  • Joe Jack

    Flop, dud, or as the kids might say – fail.

    Not sure how this was hid? It aired on PBS in 2008 – during the election. Get a grip people.

  • emma

    not since Al Capones vault has a reveal been such an epic failure…oh yes…this was the reason Obama had him killed… America shrugs it’s shoulders and moves on…

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