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NinerDoug 09:57 AM 10-15-2018
And Trump welshes on the bet.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/pol...2THuIpCapMoJgc


Elizabeth Warren releases DNA results indicating she has Native American heritage

Trump, who has said he would donate $1M to charity if Warren took a DNA test, replied bluntly to the news: "Who cares?"

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has faced repeated ridicule from President Donald Trump for claiming that she is of Native American descent, released a DNA test on Monday that says there is "strong evidence" to back up her claim.

The release of the test highlights how prepared Warren is to take on Trump — who has referred to her as "Pocahontas" — over the insults and suggests the Massachusetts Democrat is working to shore up potential political weaknesses before a possible 2020 presidential run by addressing charges that she misrepresented her family background to gain unfair advantage in her career.

Warren's DNA test was first reported by The Boston Globe, which obtained news of the results before they were released by the senator.

The test, conducted by Stanford University professor Carlos Bustamante, a genetics and genomics expert, concludes that there is "strong evidence" that Warren's "DNA sample of primarily European descent also contains Native American ancestry from an ancestor in the sample's pedigree 6-10 generations ago," according the test's executive summary.
According to the summary, Bustamante concludes with 99 percent confidence that Warren's DNA sample contains five genetic segments, spanning 12.3 million DNA bases, which are "Native American in origin." The report also details the results of "several additional analyses to confirm the presence of Native American ancestry and to estimate the position" of an "unadmixed Native American Ancestor" — meaning an ancestor with "100 percent ancestry assigned to a single population" — in Warren's family tree.
Warren also released a video along with the results that not only seeks to address head-on the single biggest attack leveled against her by Republican critics, but offers the intensely personal Warren a platform to introduce herself to a larger audience.

She retraces her roots in Norman, Oklahoma, "on the ragged edge of the middle class," and the "twists and turns" that followed in her personal and professional life.

The video includes testimony from three of her brothers, a nephew, and a cousin who is a Cherokee Nation citizen. They note that her father's family was bitterly opposed to her parents' marriage because of her mother's claims of Native American heritage.

It also features faculty members from various colleges and universities where Warren taught, backing up Warren's assertion that her background "played no role in my hiring."

The video also shows Warren receiving the test results from Bustamante in a phone call.

"The president likes to call my mom a liar. What do the facts say?" Warren tells Bustamante on the phone in the video.

"The facts suggest that you absolutely have Native American ancestry in your pedigree," Bustamante responds.

Trump quickly dismissed Warren's latest move.
"Who cares?" the president told reporters Monday when told about the test. "I hope she's running for president because she’s easy, she wants to make the U.S. Venezuela."

Earlier, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway also dismissed the DNA test.

"I just find that the Democrats are talking about 2020 and my boss, the president of the United States, is talking about 2018," she said. "I know that everybody likes to pick their junk science and sound science depending on the conclusion, it seems some days. But I have not looked at the DNA test. And it really doesn’t interest me to be frank with you."

Warren has sought to address the controversy before in a more muted way. In February, she addressed the National Congress of American Indians, where she reiterated that her claims of ancestry were based on the story passed down through her family, but acknowledged that only Native American tribes truly determine citizenship.
In that speech, she explained that her mother's family was "part-Native American" and that her parents eloped in 1932 because her father's family opposed the relationship.

Warren also said that she "never used my family tree to get a break or get ahead" and "never used it to advance my career."

Warren has faced repeated attacks from Trump over her claims that she is of Native American descent. He began using the "Pocahontas" slur to attack Warren during the 2016 campaign, and has said that Warren had "made up her heritage, which I think is racist."

In July, at a rally in Montana, he challenged Warren to take a DNA test and said he would pay $1 million to her "favorite charity if you take the test and it shows you're an Indian."

"You know those little [DNA] kits they sell on television for $2?" he said then. "I’m going to get one of those little kits and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims she’s of Indian heritage because her mother said she has high cheekbones."

"We will take that little kit and say, but we have to do it very gently because we’re in the ‘MeToo’ generation … and we will very gently take that kit and we will slowly toss it, hoping it doesn’t hit her and injure her arm ... and we will say I will give you $1 million to your favorite charity, paid for by Trump, if you take the test and it shows you’re an Indian," Trump added. "I have a feeling she will say no."

Warren, on Monday, reminded Trump of his promise, urging him to donate the sum to the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center. She also called on Trump to release his tax returns.

In his comments to reporters on Monday, Trump said he never made such a promise. "I didn't say that. You better read it again," he said.
As recently as last week, Trump lobbed the attack line at Warren, saying at a rally in Kansas that “I’ve got more Indian blood in me than Pocahontas, and I have none."

Warren faced similar attacks about her heritage during her 2012 Senate race against Republican Scott Brown, who claimed she had dishonestly listed herself as Native American while working as a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard to help her career.

Warren denied the charges. And in a precursor to Monday’s announcement, Warren’s campaign in September produced personnel files and other documents related to her academic career at six universities. A Boston Globe analysis of the documents and interviews with officials involved in her hiring "found clear evidence … that her claim to Native American ethnicity was never considered” in her hiring.
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NinerDoug 10:42 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by Pennywise:
I bet your cavernous vag will hold 1024 cars.
Fantasizing about your asshole again? Keep that shit to yourself, closet case.
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Over Yonder 10:44 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
That's just some bullshit that Bitch made up.
The actual percentage according to the ladies on The View is 1/32. So Prison's exaggeration isn't far off. The woman is a little more Indian than I am a Buick. As in, she ain't an Indian.
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BigCatDaddy 10:46 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by Over Yonder:
The actual percentage according to the ladies on The View is 1/32. So Prison's exaggeration isn't far off. The woman is a little more Indian than I am a Buick. As in, she ain't an Indian.
The inherent imprecision of the six-page DNA analysis could provide fodder for Warren’s critics. If her great-great-great-grandmother was Native American, that puts her at 1/32nd American Indian. But the report includes the possibility that she’s just 1/1024th Native American if the ancestor is 10 generations back.
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NinerDoug 10:47 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by Over Yonder:
The actual percentage according to the ladies on The View is 1/32. So Prison's exaggeration isn't far off. The woman is a little more Indian than I am a Buick. As in, she ain't an Indian.
Did she ever claim to be some large percentage native American?
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DJ's left nut 10:48 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by GloryDayz:
Aren't we all at least 1/1024th Indian?
The average white American is roughly twice as native American as the amount cited by Warren to 'prove' her claim. Now ironically enough, I've done one of those DNA tests and I show absolutely no native American so she does happen to be more Injun than me. I do, however, kick back .1% Sub-Saharan African. By her calculus I'm more black than she is native American. Spoiler Alert: I am...not a black dude. I'm 97.4% scattered European when you tally it all up with the rest being largely western Asian. If I tried to pass myself of as a black guy, the left would flip their shit.

This is just laughable. I mean it's irrelevant either way, but it's such a hilarious window into the state of American politics at that moment. This is the kind of 'gotchya' shit we're doing now and it's actually getting run from major news networks.

Who cares?
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DJ's left nut 10:51 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
Did she ever claim to be some large percentage native American?
She claimed that her parents had to marry in secret because her father's racist parents wouldn't allow him to marry an Indian.

So, I mean...yeah. When she's claiming family persecution a whopping ONE generation back, I'd say that's at least tantamount to claiming a significant percentage of native american heritage.

This is the single dumbest 'gotchya' I've ever seen. Seriously, fold up your tents and go home, Liz. Or wigwam or teepee or whatever the hell it is 'your people' fold up.
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NinerDoug 10:53 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by DJ's left nut:
The average white American is roughly twice as native American as the amount cited by Warren to 'prove' her claim. Now ironically enough, I've done one of those DNA tests and I show absolutely no native American so she does happen to be more Injun than me. I do, however, kick back .1% Sub-Saharan African. By her calculus I'm more black than she is native American. Spoiler Alert: I am...not a black dude. I'm 97.4% scattered European when you tally it all up with the rest being largely western Asian. If I tried to pass myself of as a black guy, the left would flip their shit.

This is just laughable. I mean it's irrelevant either way, but it's such a hilarious window into the state of American politics at that moment. This is the kind of 'gotchya' shit we're doing now and it's actually getting run from major news networks.

Who cares?
Do you like watermelon?
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Over Yonder 10:53 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
Did she ever claim to be some large percentage native American?
I don't know what she claimed, and I don't care. I was just telling what I heard on tv.
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Donger 10:53 AM 10-15-2018
In July, at a rally in Montana, he challenged Warren to take a DNA test and said he would pay $1 million to her "favorite charity if you take the test and it shows you're an Indian."

So, she fulfilled half of the bet?
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DJ's left nut 10:56 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
Do you like watermelon?
Sadly, I do not. It's one of those things I wished I liked because damn if it doesn't look tasty. And if it's one of those super-sweet hybrids, I'll eat those. But a base watermelon is just...there. It's simply not worth the effort. Nor do I like chitlins or greens. I'm not a soul food guy.

I like fried chicken but I will go to my grave insisting that everyone likes fried chicken. That's akin to 'do you enjoy air' as a racial barometer.
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vailpass 10:57 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
Are you saying that Peruvians, Colombians, and Mexicans don't have native American DNA?
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
Did she ever claim to be some large percentage native American?

:-)

Listen to yourself man.
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Prison Bitch 10:58 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
That's just some bullshit that Bitch made up.

I made nothing up, you stupid f(ck.


10 gens back is 1/1024 and it's in several articles today.


I'll accept your apology since I know you're ready to retract I "made up bullshit".
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Pennywise 10:59 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by vailpass:
:-)

Listen to yourself man.
I'm sure he has to with the echo.
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Munson 10:59 AM 10-15-2018
Originally Posted by NinerDoug:
Are you saying that Peruvians, Colombians, and Mexicans don't have native American DNA?
I'm saying they should've used Cherokee DNA, considering she's claimed to be Cherokee.

If she really wanted to, I don't think she'd have much trouble getting Cherokee DNA samples from her supporters within the tribe if she asked.
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stevieray 11:00 AM 10-15-2018
doug, you're a tool.
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