Category Archives: Henry Lous Gates Jr.

Racist Cop is Not Racist

Pity poor Justin Barrett. All he did was say “banana-eating jungle monkey” four times, and that’s not racist. Not really racist, like, you know, shouting “nigger” at the top of your lungs with a noose in your hand. You have … Continue reading

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Guys Having Beer

Tonight’s the night for Obama, Gates, and Crowley to have the beers of their choice by the White House Rose Garden — with more press attention than normally precedes a visit by foreign leaders. As we know, Crowley will be … Continue reading

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Maher Gets It Right On Gates

Bill Maher gets it: I’m not even sure this is a racial situation because I don’t know if this cop is racist. But I have to say it seems to me more like a police situation. I think Henry Louis … Continue reading

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Crowley Will Have Blue Moon

The White House Racial Healing & Beer Fest apparently going to happen, HuffPo reports. In a naked bid to avoid arugula-fueled charges of elitism, reports say the president will drink horse urine Budweiser. Officer Crowley will have a Blue Moon. … Continue reading

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Gates Will Have Beer w/Crowley

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has responded to President Obama’s call by agreeing to have a beer with Officer Crowley: After all, I first proposed that Sgt. Crowley and I meet as early as last Monday. If my experience leads to … Continue reading

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Gates and The Uppity Negro

Remember the mustard nontroversy? Mr. William A. Jacobson, the man who obsessed over Obama’s elitist choice of Dijon*, posted a blog last night on the Louis Gates fiasco. As usual, it is blame the victim time: He was arrested after … Continue reading

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