Was Sherrod's firing a political order from the White House?
A federal judge sharply criticized a Justice Department lawyer Thursday over its handling of demands for government records in the libel lawsuit Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod filed against conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart. Show More Summary
As we approach the second anniversary of Andrew Breitbart's death, we need to keep fighting the smear against him regarding the Shirley Sherrod tape.
BradBlog - Gov. Corbett (R-PA) up in the polls! Breitbart Unmasked - Shirley Sherrod's suit against Breitbart News grinds on and on and on... Lawyers, Guns & Money - because who knows more about racism and the NFL than George Allen!? Little...Show More Summary
Shirley Sherrod’s been busy. Too busy, in fact, to miss her brief tenure as a federal employee. “I just came back to my community and got involved again,” said Sherrod, who in 2010 was famously fired from her job with the USDA after being falsely accused of racism. Since then Sherrod’s helped train young farmers, planted […]
Shirley Sherrod might be suing a widow who has 4 young children to look after, but the NAACP thinks she’s the perfect choice for keynote speaker, again. From their press release: Fayetteville, GA September 17, 2013: The Freedom Fund Banquet … Continue reading ?
I followed Shirley Sherrod’s lawsuit against Andrew Breitbart and Larry O’Connor over an edited video of Sherrod’s speech to an NAACP chapter very carefully early on, demonstrating beyond doubt that the core of Sherrod’s claim, that she was falsely portrayed in a short video Breitbart released, was not supported by the actual edited video. I detailed, […]
Yesterday, news broke that Shirley Sherrod has decided to amend her lawsuit against the late Andrew Breitbart to specifically name Andrew’s widow and mother of four, Susie Bean Breitbart. In the course of producing Hating Breitbart, I traveled across the … Continue reading ?
"... here's a Pigford roundup." Perfect.
Saturday Night Card Game - “The Shirley Sherrod tape still is not misleading.”
A federal appellate court today gave the green light to a defamation lawsuit filed against the late conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart by former U.S. Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod. A three-judge panel affirmed a court order denying Breitbart’s motion...
One of the most disgusting of the many disgusting stunts pulled by far right agitator Andrew Breitbart was his unconscionable smear of USDA official Shirley Sherrod. Breitbart used an edited video to falsely portray Sherrod as a "racist."...Show More Summary
Written by guest contributor Andrew Marcus – Director, Hating Breitbart In Jim’s post earlier post, Top Louisiana Democrat Run From TV Cameras After Playing Race Card on Senate Floor (Video), we see Louisiana Democratic Party chair Karen Carter declare that opposition to ObamaCare … Continue reading ?
Brief news from elsewhere in the Post: Ouch: When Sen. Bob Menendez repaid his buddy Salomon Melgen for their trips to a ritzy Dominican resort, the $58,500 check represented “between 33 percent and 87 percent of all the money he … Continue reading ?
Rush Limbaugh’s broadcast a year ago on the day of Andrew Breibart’s death, March 1, 2012. One of the best memorials I’ve heard. (h/t Stix Blog) For background on the lies told about Breitbart’s Shirley Sherrod tape, and how it supposedly was misleading, see my post Repeat after me: “The Shirley Sherrod tape was not [...]
These days, Sherrod has returned to the work she was doing before all the publicity. She still lives with her husband, Charles, in Albany, Georgia, where they raised their children and where she still spends her days working with poor and minority farmers.
Sometimes the good guys do win. Ryan Cooper, at the Washington Monthly, on “The Divergent Fates of Sarah Palin and Shirley Sherrod“: With the recent retirement of Sarah Palin from her grotesquely lucrative career as a Fox commentator, I immediately thought of another person who was inadvertently catapulted to national prominence: Shirley Sherrod (backstory here). [...]
Featuring Community Activist Shirley Sherrod, World-Renown Poet Sonia Sanchez, Civil Rights Champion Dr. Mary Frances Berry and Sweet Honey in the Rock Founder Bernice Johnson Reagon PITTSBURGH, PA — The Association for the Study ofShow More Summary
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry and her guest Shirley Sherrod, former Georgia state director of rural development for the United States, discussed why African Americans have perhaps lost a connection to the history of civil rights. In...Show More Summary