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7 Nelson Mandela Quotes You
Probably Won’t See In The U.S. Media

Buzzfeed, by Andrew Kaczynski

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Posted By:PageTurner, 12/7/2013 4:56:06 AM

7. On the U.S. war with Iraq: “If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.” Via cbsnews.com 6. On Israel: “Israel should withdraw from all the areas which it won from the Arabs in 1967, and in particular Israel should withdraw completely from the Golan Heights, from south Lebanon and from the West Bank.” Via jweekly.com 5. On the U.S. war with Iraq: “All that (Mr. Bush) wants is Iraqi oil.” Via cbsnews.com 4. Mandela on Castro and the Cuban revolution: “From its earliest days, the Cuban Revolution has also been a

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 12/7/2013 5:37:27 AM     (No. 9643906)

Shed no tears.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/7/2013 5:37:49 AM     (No. 9643908)

He hated the USA. No wonder he is such a hero to Obama.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Laurie, 12/7/2013 8:18:09 AM     (No. 9644048)

Exactly,#2. I´m surprised we don´t see these in the U.S. media. His quotes confirm what all leftist/socialists (including the U.S. media) believe.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 12/7/2013 8:29:22 AM     (No. 9644064)

The lefty media has been portraying Mandela as a pro-Democracy freedom fighter. That is not how I remember him, and this article confirms it. I think Mandela was a little to the right of Robert Mugabe who is a hardcore Marxist.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Psalm91:11, 12/7/2013 8:31:16 AM     (No. 9644067)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Psalm91:11, 12/7/2013 8:33:00 AM     (No. 9644070)

Hey Nels, tell Ted Kennedy, Adam Lanza, Adolph Hitler and Gaddafi we all said ´hey´.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 12/7/2013 8:35:39 AM     (No. 9644075)

Now we get to see his face all over the media for the whole weekend. He loved everybody - as long as they are African, oppressed or poor. The countries who poured money and other help into Africa to pull his people out of the mud are hateful, greedy and racist.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: catfur27, 12/7/2013 8:37:08 AM     (No. 9644076)

He was black...therefore any article not complimentary of him...be racist!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 12/7/2013 8:52:09 AM     (No. 9644097)

He was a stinking commie period.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: M2, 12/7/2013 8:54:29 AM     (No. 9644103)

Many of us were not on board with Mandela-as-savior but were too polite to speak ill of the dead, even when they were alive and playing martyr.

Yes, he kept S. Africa from erupting, but, like MLK, wasn´t the saint he was made out to be.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 12/7/2013 9:09:07 AM     (No. 9644122)

Just goes to prove how frightened the media, including Fox News, are of the "R" word. Bozo The Twit has set race relations in this country back 50 years.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 12/7/2013 9:16:39 AM     (No. 9644133)

I for one loved his work in Driving Miss Daisy and Deep Impact. Bucket List was OK, too.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lana720, 12/7/2013 9:39:01 AM     (No. 9644164)

One must never speak ill of the dead. Mandela is dead - good.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chicodon, 12/7/2013 9:51:50 AM     (No. 9644185)

Let´s see, what was the narrative? Community organizers orchestrated the Soweto student uprising. This was the birth of the ANC. Eventually they finally overthrew their white masters and took over the government. Thereby, social justice was finally served. The end.

Hmmm... You know, a young black Marxist revolutionary in this country might become infatuated with a story like that.

As a matter of fact, he was and still is. If Mandela´s death didn´t cut into his Hawaiian vacation he would do his Mandela tour all over again. I still say that Obama was heartbroken that Mandela´s family wouldn´t allow a photo-op at his death bed.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/7/2013 10:06:36 AM     (No. 9644212)

We just celebrated Thanksgiving where the new liberal spin is ´What is there to be thankful for? It was the beginning of genocide for the natives...´ and that is what the libs stress now. But, if we were to point out the negatives about Mandela and his wife´s necklace parties, we would be racist haters. Double standard.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/7/2013 10:11:45 AM     (No. 9644221)

Hero to the Left.
That explains the over-the-top coverage in the media.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/7/2013 10:30:52 AM     (No. 9644260)

The real Mandela caught by the camera:

http://en.ria.ru/images/16794/86/167948666.jpg

http://img.allvoices.com/thumbs/event/609/480/98757925-nelson-mandela.jpg

But the sanitization of his "legacy" goes on. Obie is hoping for the same...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Arby, 12/7/2013 10:31:44 AM     (No. 9644262)

This is the left´s Churchill. You won´t hear anything but love and praise from the LSM.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 12/7/2013 10:44:18 AM     (No. 9644279)

In the immortal words of Hillary Clinton.......

"WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE"

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Southern Oracle, 12/7/2013 11:24:11 AM     (No. 9644332)

This is all over by Monday, right? Thanks.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: AGGW, 12/7/2013 11:25:36 AM     (No. 9644335)

Re: links in #17 - there is also a photo of him with Arafat that someone emailed me this morning.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: lefticide, 12/7/2013 11:39:21 AM     (No. 9644347)

Now he´s a good communist.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: The Advocate, 12/7/2013 11:51:21 AM     (No. 9644359)

Thanks for posting.
Don´t forget Winnie´s Necklace Parties and Football Team - 12 year old Stumpy was one of her victims.
Arafat, aids riddled pedophile, was one of his " heros." who died with Billions of stolen AID money.
Never forget - the Palestinians cheered on 9/11.
When Mandela got out of jail - his Soviet patron was imploding - he had no choice but to negotiate.
Friend went to SA in 2000- world traveler- he was frightened and could not wait to leave- rampant crime and thugs.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: little guy, 12/7/2013 11:52:07 AM     (No. 9644360)

Our African white president ordered all flags to fly half staff for 10 days! For this admitted terrorist and hater of America? Margaret Thatcher got not one day of half-staff flags from our POS --- I mean POTUS --- when she died and she was one of our biggest allies. Unbelievable.

Mandela´s background is as fake as Obama´s. Over the course of 12 years he ordered terrorist attacks that killed hundreds of innocent people, black & white. He didn´t fight the army, he used terrorism against civilian targets. Big dif. He even admitted personally helping place a bomb at a radio station. Didn´t bother to call the people in there and tell them to run either. Sorry, no loss.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: NotaBene, 12/7/2013 12:31:52 PM     (No. 9644397)

From Rorate Caeli, a traditional Catholic blog:

Nelson Mandela (R.I.P.) achieved great things. He thanked God for his blessings by forcing upon South Africans one of the most heinously open abortion legislations, or, in the words of the Guttmacher Institute, "one of the most liberal abortion laws in the world": the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996. It allows abortion on demand up to the 20th week; after it and up to birth for "serious medical reasons"

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Lalo, 12/7/2013 2:24:54 PM     (No. 9644494)

And someone was expecting him to be a right-wing ideologue? There is nothing in his history, his environment or the black South Africans´ history or environment that would suggest such a thing. After the institutionalized cruelty the black South Africans had endured in their own land, getting some rights and representation for blacks, especially vis-a-vis the tough Afrikaners, was no picnic in the park.

It´s good to be reminded of his and MLK´s pecadillos and un-sympatico views, and I would oppose both of them if they were running for president of the USA. But this wasn´t the US, and someone had to end apartheid and unite South Africa, and providence wasn´t too picky about who did it. So I don´t begrudge either man their praise. It´s just too bad that heroes like Reagan and Thatcher can´t receive their due as well.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 12/7/2013 3:10:40 PM     (No. 9644532)

Can´t understand why they kept this upstanding member of the African National Congress in jail for so long. [Saw a cartoon this morning that says it´s OK to compare Obama to Mandela...but only after we keep jug ears in jail (where he belongs) for 27 years.

Now that SA is a true multiracial democracy, it´s hard to believe that white farmers are being murdered, "necklacing" is still in vogue, and that SA has one of the highest firearms-related homicide rates in the world (~5X that of the U.S.).

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 12/7/2013 3:42:29 PM     (No. 9644557)

The leftard commentary on this page is enough to turn one ashen with horror.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 12/7/2013 3:43:26 PM     (No. 9644558)

I know I should double post but I clicked the button before I previewed!!

"this page" = the commentary at the link, not here on Lcom. LOVE LDOTTERS!!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: larryp, 12/7/2013 3:48:12 PM     (No. 9644563)

Photo of Mandela before a giant Hammer and Sickle standing with wife and What might be Eric Honecker of a East Germany-real murdering hard-line scum
and--
a photo of Mandela hugging Fidel Castro,arm around him and Mandlea raisng a fist.

all smiles
over at the gateway pundit.com

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Reply 31 - Posted by: BitterClinger, 12/7/2013 6:35:01 PM     (No. 9644659)

The reason Mandela was put in prison seems to have disappeared down the memory hole.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 12/7/2013 6:52:13 PM     (No. 9644670)

Yo..yo...Man Della was an effing Communist! Don´t take my word. He said he was a communist from his own mouth! And you wonder why he has been described by Obama as his earliest and most important influence?
DUH??? Just look at Man Della´s hate for America and the UK and you understand why Obama´s first act when he got in the White House was to send Winston Churchill´s bust back to the British Embassy. The evidence has been there since Barry was a Chom smoking twit. Nobody, especially the media, want to see Barry for what he IS and has admitted what he IS!!!!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: BarryNo, 12/7/2013 10:27:04 PM     (No. 9644826)

To Lefties, everything is about the impression, not the truth. They know the true Mandela and love him for it. They create a false image for those who would hate the truth, because the ´feeling´ is more important than the truth.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 12/7/2013 10:34:16 PM     (No. 9644828)

FYI Some parts of S. Africa never saw a black inhabitant until after the Dutch trekkers settled on the coast. The black people followed them.
That is where the removed white farmers originated and blacks could or would not learn to farm to feed their numbers.
When those former white farm lands were turned over to them they didn´t plant and devoured all the plant seeds so yep they then begged white farmers to return --as their employees of course--and bring the seeds.
No dice and no return to plenty.
Then came more recently baracks´s cousin who tried to kill his way to lead the government and seemed to enjoy that Christians were burned in their locked from the outside Churches.
So yes bury Mandella with pomp so he can fade away like others that preceded him.
The same hope applies to the current copy.



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Reply 35 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 12/7/2013 10:59:33 PM     (No. 9644838)

Run the flags up fullmast boys -- we don´t honor commies.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/8/2013 11:45:31 AM     (No. 9645393)

#12 you owe me a new keyboard, wall paint and cup of coffee. His resemblance never occurred to me.

It is surprising how many people forgot their history about Mandela´s Communist past. It took a couple of days to get that information out.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: m0j0mojo, 12/9/2013 9:14:05 PM     (No. 9647345)

the only difference between castro and mandela is mandela got caught and spent 40 years in prison they both should have been dead for 50 years

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I live in Las Vegas. I live and breath Nevada politics. Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert. And Senator Harry Reid’s fingerprints are all over it. I am of course referring to the Bundy Ranch siege. This was a dispute between a Nevada ranching family with rights to the land in question for 140 years and the BLM (Bureayu of Land Management). The government claims they haven’t paid grazing fees for 20 years. The result was a government assault on the ranch- including snipers with assault rifles, SUV’s, helicopters, airplanes and over 200 heavily armed troops. No

Elizabeth Warren whines about coverage
of her fraudulent Indian claim

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Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:54:52 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote in her forthcoming book that she was “hurt” and “angry” by 2012 reporting on her fraudulent claim to Native American heritage. “What really threw me, though, were the constant attacks from the other side,” Warren wrote in her book “A Fighting Chance.” “I would almost persuade myself that I was starting to get the hang of full-throttle campaigning and then — bam! Out of left field, the state Republican Party, or the Brown campaign, or some blogger, would launch a rocket at me,” Warren wrote, adding, ”I was stunned by the attacks.” This reporter (blogger?) reported extensively

White babies just 15 months old show racial
bias when picking playmates, study found

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/15/2014 10:23:35 PM     Post Reply
Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Atlanta Braves flooded with Hank
Aaron hate mail: He’s a ‘s*****g’

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Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/15/2014 3:23:19 PM     Post Reply
Hank Aaron’s recent comments about the need for America to realize that racism is still very much alive and thriving — only now due to those who wear “neckties and starched shirts” rather than KKK hoods — has sparked an angry backlash and many fans are turning the tables, calling the baseball legend himself a racist. “Hank Aaron is a s*****g piece of [expletive] [racial slur],” one man said in an email to the Atlanta Braves’ front office, one of the teams Mr. Aaron used to play for, CBS News reported. “My old man instilled in my mind from a

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

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Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:32:12 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

Progressive Insurance
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National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 10:08:10 PM     Post Reply
How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.


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