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Painting of Trump among past presidents seen at White House

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As if Doctor Who wasn't bizarre enough already!
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Old 16.10.2018, 11:43
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You're correct, of course. What we know how is that she has native American ancestry, but from which particular nation, it's impossible to prove through DNA testing.
Why?

In Europe you can do a DNA ancestry test and it comes up with all sorts of sub groups and even sub-sub-groups. Yet in America they can't tell a Cherokee from a generic native American?

I find that hard to believe.
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Old 16.10.2018, 11:45
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Why?

In Europe you can do a DNA ancestry test and it comes up with all sorts of sub groups and even sub-sub-groups. Yet in America they can't tell a Cherokee from a generic native American?

I find that hard to believe.

I read once that it is because Native in the USA (and subcategorized), refused to offer their dna for cataloging.
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You're correct, of course. What we know how is that she has native American ancestry, but from which particular nation, it's impossible to prove through DNA testing.


I've no idea, and nor do you. Perhaps she was and still is simply proud of her ancestry. It seems somewhat racist to me to suggest that an outwardly "white woman" would not claim indigenous heritage if there were no advantage to be gained. Amazingly, I'm quite happy to claim Welsh and Irish ancestry, even though there's no tangible benefit to me to do so.
She wasn't claiming "indigenous heritage". She was actively ticking boxes that asserted that she was a member of an ethnic minority at the time of ticking. This meant that she had a little star next to her name on the national database of whatever. This meant that her employers could point to her as an example of how wonderfully diverse they were.

Being a native American - with all that it entails - is a bit more than having "high cheekbones" [sic] and undocumented family lore. It must be great to claim the glory (and, potentially, steps up the ladder) without any of the downsides of actually being an actual native American.
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Old 16.10.2018, 12:06
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Something tells me "Pow Wow Chow" might not be a completely serious publication along the lines of Paul Bocuse's French Cooking, and that they'd have been happy if they'd discovered Peter Andre was 1/800 Cherokee to get his take on Kleftiko.
You might have something there

This cook book also published a recipe from Warren's husband; this native Indian recipe rejoices in the title of "Oriental Beef Stir Fry"!

One of Warren's published native Indian recipes was named Mexican Oatmeal Soup!!

There is a distinct lack of recognising irony!
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In case there are still any doubts, this thread should put them to bed.

https://twitter.com/bennyjohnson/sta...92151938887680
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In case there are still any doubts, this thread should put them to bed.

https://twitter.com/bennyjohnson/sta...92151938887680
No, everything became extremely ridiculous there. And we're supposed to take these people seriously....

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6. Warren used offensive, racially charged language to defend her claims of Native American heritage, declaring that her family had “high cheekbones” like “all the Indians do.”
No, really, I can't. God save America.
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OK, let's make a deal. Warren has to stop calling herself Cherokee and all other Americans have to drop the bullshit when telling me "Oh yeah, I'm Scottish(/Irish/Whatever) too".

Everyone's a winner.
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OK, let's make a deal. Warren has to stop calling herself Cherokee and all other Americans have to drop the bullshit when telling me "Oh yeah, I'm Scottish(/Irish/Whatever) too".

Everyone's a winner.
Lol, spot on. Although the most difficult things will be to take out of the American society (and Australian, Canadian etc) the WASP mentality I suppose...;-)
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Lol, spot on. Although the most difficult things will be to take out of the American society (and Australian, Canadian etc) the WASP mentality I suppose...;-)
They can take the WATP mentality out of Scottish society whilst they're at it!
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Fascinating couple of pages, now what would this thread look like if we spent so much time on each of Trump's lies when he averages around nine per day
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Nope. There is no evidence that she has "Cherokee" heritage. That cannot be proven by a DNA test.
The other side of the coin is that a DNA test cannot be used to disprove her claim.

Remember all those people bleating about Brett Kavanaugh being innocent until proven guilty?

Surely the same goes for Warren?
Oh wait a minute, she is a Dem!
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One of Warren's published native Indian recipes was named Mexican Oatmeal Soup!!......



I think you found the final and definite proof that Warren is about as Indian as Emmentaler cheese!
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The other side of the coin is that a DNA test cannot be used to disprove her claim.

Remember all those people bleating about Brett Kavanaugh being innocent until proven guilty?

Surely the same goes for Warren?
Oh wait a minute, she is a Dem!
A closer comparison would be Louis CK.

... and you know how his story ended.
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The other side of the coin is that a DNA test cannot be used to disprove her claim.

Remember all those people bleating about Brett Kavanaugh being innocent until proven guilty?

Surely the same goes for Warren?
Oh wait a minute, she is a Dem!
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A closer comparison would be Louis CK.

... and you know how his story ended.
You mean on August 26, Louis C.K. made a surprise appearance at New York’s Comedy Cellar, where he performed a 15-minute set to a standing ovation.
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You mean on August 26, Louis C.K. made a surprise appearance at New York’s Comedy Cellar, where he performed a 15-minute set to a standing ovation.
Whoosh.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) called President Trump “creepy” on Monday for saying he will only make good on his $1 million bet on the senator’s Native American ancestry if he can test her "personally."

“We all know why [Donald Trump] makes creepy physical threats about me, right?” the Massachusetts Democrat asked on Twitter.

“He’s scared. He’s trying to do what he always does to women who scare him: call us names, attack us personally, shrink us down to feel better about himself,” she continued.
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I pity any woman who has to get within range of the pussy grabber
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OK, let's make a deal. Warren has to stop calling herself Cherokee and all other Americans have to drop the bullshit when telling me "Oh yeah, I'm Scottish(/Irish/Whatever) too".

Everyone's a winner.
Actually, I always say that I am Swiss (of American origin).

Tom
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Actually, I always say that I am Swiss (of American origin).

Tom
But that's what you are.
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