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Video: Henry Gates 1996 diatribe on racism

Hotairpundit.blogspot.com posted a 1996 video of Henry Louis Gates going off on what he calls "Racist White Institutions."  In the video he slams both Justice Clarence Thomas and then Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich(R-Ga.) 

Who really acted 'stupidly'?

President Barack Obama capped off a press conference on health care last night by answering a question about the arrest of Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates, but as with his answers on health care, the president glossed over the facts.

Obama's blame game fact check

President Obama glazed over some facts tonight at his press conference.  A minor point concerning the president's tendency to blame the Republican party for the country's current circumstances was reported by the Associated Press.  

Obama's gaffe on healthcare

Perhaps President Obama is staying up late working on the much criticized health care reform plans in congress.  According to  Politico, he gaffed it up on Monday at the Childrens National Medical Center in Washington.