Mediaite’s Noah Rothman joined the panel on Fox News Watch Saturday, leading off a discussion about Oprah Winfrey and race, in light of the media mogul’s recent remarks about Trayvon Martin and experiencing racism in Switzerland. Picking up on themes from a column he wrote earlier in the week, Rothman said there’s “precedent” for Winfrey tying claims racism to projects she’s promoting, with this week’s example being her high profile return to acting in Lee Daniels’ The Butler. “This is something of a precedent,” Rothman told host Jon Scott. “It just kind of comes right before she’s promoting a project,
Jase Robertson of Duck Dynasty was kicked out of a New York hotel in which he was staying after being profiled as homeless. Which was worse, his treatment or Oprah´s? He laughed, she bitched. The MSM bought hers, Americans loved his.
Okra may be super wealthy, but she isn´t happy or healthy. She is morbidly obese, ugly inside and still black on the outside. I truly believe black people do not like being black. They dislike themselves. And did I say she is also a racist?
Have you noticed that ever since BO became pres. every black, whether famous or not, is coming out of the woodwork screaming racism for any perceived slight.
I do not have any facts, but I suspect that discrimination law suits have also increased. And the media wonder why black unemployment is so high. Who would risk highering them with the possibility of be labeled a racist and getting sued.
No, I haven´t noticed that "every black" is screaming racism any more than I´ve noticed that "every white" is being racist.
Those who were what they were are still being what they were, and some who were not are allowing themselves to become one or the other of those things
What I´ve noticed, "since BO became pres.", is that there is a more concerted effort than ever to divide Americans and pit one group against another. It breaks my heart to see it working. I pray we open our eyes and fight against it before it destroys everything we have overcome throughout my lifetime.
"The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart." Luke 6:45
"Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23
Satan uses all sorts of things to cause men to fall into his trap. Skin color is just one of them.
This story also ties in with this week´s Obama-rodeo-mask "outrage". Bottom Line: The burden of their race is only as onerous as they choose to make it. In these incidences, those two are leveraging race to further their own ends.
I doubt much of it is truly coordinated, but too many liberals in show business, politics and the media feel compelled to discuss "racism" and to allege racist acts where they don´t exist. The result, of course, is to imply ugly intent, thus further dividing all of us between those who are deemed tolerant (the ones who are doing the speaking) and those who are assumed to be red-necked ignoramuses (the rest of us).
Andrea Tantaros did a good job yesterday of explaining the difference between "prejudiced" and "racist". She said most of us are prejudiced in that we prejudge individuals for all kinds of reasons, very few of which are racist. The words aren´t interchangeable.
Read that the move is a ´big´ hit. Checked out the ratings on Drudge. It made $8 million opening night. That´s it. It´s not a big hit at all but I guess if enough people say it, maybe they can lure a few more dummies in to see it.
$25 million for an opening weekend is chump change. Go look at the ratings for any Harry Potter or any Twilight movie and you´ll see a "big hit" movie. By next weekend all of the race moaners will have seen it and the ratings will be abysmal.
Have whining movies plugs ever worked ? Does anybody want to hear racist innuendo from the formerly most successful woman in live TV ? Maybe she´s trying to take the heat off of the sentenced criminal, Jesse Jackson Jr. Maybe she´s trying to fill in, cover for, other very unpopular, disgraced, race baiters, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Barry Soetero. To continue their agitating communist baiting, they need her help. Imagine all of this contrived media attracting garbage over a %35,000 handbag. It didn´t even happen in America where the robot racism trick always works for our TV news actors. Imagine trying to create any kind of racism scene in Switzerland, a far off world we cannont contaminate ..... and phony racism over a stupid $35,000 handbag. Like Bill Maher, desperate enough to say anything for attention.
Oprah´s all about "Oprah". Her fawning audience for all those years made her feel omnipotent. She should know that everybody, ´worldwide´ is not going to bow down to her like most do here. She´s gotten way to big for her bloomers and now she´s got ´em in a wad.
Oprah, get over yourself, and stop sending my husband your magazine to which neither of us subscribed. The ubiquitous photos of you throughout the pages and ´always´ on the cover are very tiresome. Yes, we know you´ve got a lot of money, Oprah. Big deal.
I seriously doubt this movie is or will be a big hit. The reviews are lukewarm and the subject matter is not appealing to the young, movie-going audience. What we are seeing is the PR machine trying to pump it up. I predict it will be gone from theaters by the end of September.
´ was channel surfing the other day and she was on The View. It seemed like it was race day as that is all they discussed. Lenny Kravitz was even in on it. Race issues seems to be the whole essence of Oprah´s being. She talked non-stop about race, poor abused black people, how she bravely escaped racist Mississippi, promotes black people causes only. She enjoys dragging out the 60´s dirty laundry, the sit-ins at Woolworths. She said, "My mother was a maid, my grandmother was a maid and my great grand mother was a SLAVE". Ahhh, crying in her cheerios, gee I hope she gets over it. Remember she opened a girl´s school in Africa and banned white girls. What an example she sets-not.
Where the wide girth black woman, Oprah, blew the use of the race card was where she used it and under what circumstances. Over a 30 thousand plus dollar purse? Paleez! If it were a simple meal in a southern cafe in Georgia it would be different but in Switzerland over an expensive purse. Sorry ´the Oprah´ that doesn´t bring sympathy your way. A rich black woman on the search to be offended is no enjoyment to sit back and tolerate. I hope now half the people she offended stay away from her movie and it fails. I thought I would like to view it but not now or ever. Forrest Wittiker can thank ´the Oprah´ for this bad promotion of the movie. The nation is now sick of in your face blackism and Oprah Hollywood types.
My mother used to listen to Arthur Godfrey on the radio whenever his program was on. He was folksy, very popular and could make or break a performer´s career. Then he got full of himself, made self-important pronouncements on everything, and disappeared.
Seems like the brothers are ginning up the racial issues. Could it be they are worried about losing their black president in a few years? As for Okra (great take off on her name by one of the readers) she needs to keep marketing herself. Wasn´t she dissed a while ago by the Obamas? SHe wants back in the relevancy game.
The movie is #1 in box office take. It´s not "Star Wars", and not expected to be. Oprah´s mission, however, was accomplished. Her movie is getting mention, and her name was spelled correctly...even in these threads.
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M Stuart, 8/18/2013 10:48:34 AM (No. 9479534)
I will never forgive 0prah for giving us the 0bamessiah and for rejecting the real Messiah and replacing him with her Religion of Oprah.
I doubt most people on this forum have much of an idea how effectively and widely she spread her New Age religion particularly over the year when she had her great evangelistic drive.
She said that the statement that "GOD is a jealous GOD" just offended her, and she knew that there had to be another alternative. Now couldn´t she have hired someone to interpret that statement for her? Maybe she could have paid an obscene amount for a purveyor of truth? But she wants to be a GOD-dess.
The Press are the only sector of Business in America specifically mentioned in our Constitution and singled out for especial protections.
When they undermine the United States they are guilty of Treason by giving aid and comfort to enemies foreign and domestic>/i>.
The Press makes its bread and butter off scandal and kerfuffles, rather than hard hitting investigation. They have not only abdicated their Constitutional role, they have dipped the Constitution in the sewer. By reducing their role to nothing more than damaging rags.
Oprah is a good example to us that it can be a blessing NOT to win the lottery. The richest woman on earth is not satisfied. She is overweight, yet starving for attention, starving for pity, starving to be relevant. She has replaced the truth of God with a lie of her own convenience and shaping. Yet she is restless. Centuries ago, St. Augustine penned this prayer: "Thou hast made us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee." Such examples go on and on, whether it be the mayor of NYC, or a Hollywood persona, or a politician who doesn´t know when to shut up and go home.
Well, you can add: "only in America" she became a gazillionaire, has huge audience, white people gobble the stuff she is ladling, which is racism, overall hatred of humans (disguised as compassion for some), misanthropy, etc... I repeat: there are 2 things in abundance in the Universe: hydrogen and human stupidity!
After decades of incredible wealth providing success, all she is left with is spouting leftover Jesse Jackson, Mean Al Sharpton, self defeating racist trash. And no whites allowed in her African schools
Why vote for Democrats unless for the ever present, constant, never ending, eternal threat of worldwide racism - a threat that is shattering the very lives of anyone brave enough to voice support for Barack Obama in the face of the ever present, constant, never ending, eternal threat of worldwide racism!
Everyone in the world, except bilthering idiots, knows exactly what´s going on when millionairs and billionaires who are black cry "Racism". If racism is so blatant, how did those people become such huge 1% successes? Not thorugh the dismally poor black community alone- that´s for sure. The did not get rich by merely "being black"- except for race hustlers like Jackson and Rangle, and though they have big loud mouths and make the largest portions of the race news media, they are so few as to be counted only with the fingers of one hand. It´s nothing but a sham, like selling tulip bulbs in Holland or Sashay Cosmetics in lower middle class neighborhoods. It´s a game based on fakery and phony self shame.
DH and I were watching Fox about Okra (LOVE THAT by the way) and they had some black lib on. He said that---and this is a paraphrase, but correct--even if you have black friends, have never said the N word, and never done anything racist, you were STILL RACIST. So if blacks are stopped while driving black, I am racist by breathing while white. These people don´t know history. The South began Jim Crow laws because blacks were shoved down their throats after the war. I fear for my lovely country that this war will have to be fought again.
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get er done, 8/19/2013 10:10:53 PM (No. 9481842)
Re #42´s comment on poster´s criticism of Oprah´s weight --
A photo of Oprah in Switzerland showed her and her companions inappropriately attired in too tight too thin knit clothing. We have had Oprah´s weight losses and inevitable weight gains paraded before us on television and countless magazine covers. I, for one, would be impressed if Oprah had the discipline to lose weight and take better care of her healh.
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