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Three Down, One to Go: Assessing the Brown/Warren Debate

vbalfour Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 5:37 AM
NO, she has no proof of her heritage. It's up to Warren at this point to prove her heritage is TRUE. None of the top genealogists in this country have found a shred of evidence that she is Native American. Indeed, Cherokee geneaologist Twila Barns ( a democrat) last week found a 1906 Muskogee Times article that showed that John Crawford, Warren's great grandfather- the one she claims was Native American- was WHITE and had killed an Indian. Additionally, when she applied for a job at Harvard, when she stated she was a minority, under federal laws she would have to show official tribal affiliation and direct ancestry. She has no tribal affiliation or ancestry and broke the law

This is the third time in less than three weeks Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren have squared off in front of a live television audience. As a result, it’s not wholly surprising we heard the same banal talking points -- from both candidates -- on jobs, education, taxes, the deficit, and women’s issues. But it’s also fair to say, too, that the format of this particular debate was markedly different. Given the time restrictions (or perhaps because of the consortium’s prearranged formatting rules) the moderator continued to incessantly fire question after question after question. Why? Well, I’m not entirely sure....