Race-Baiting Oneida Nation Leader Has Problems of His Own

M. Catharine Evans
The so-called representative of New York's Oneida Indian Nation, Ray Halbritter, is a hard-left Democrat who has lined his own pockets inciting racial animosity, much like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson. The man behind the media-hyped attack on Dan Snyder's Washington Redskins enlisted his Harvard Law School colleague Barack Obama to add his two cents. The Oneida Indian and Obama are well acquainted. In 2012, Halbritter helped raise millions to get Obama reelected. In a sign of burgeoning political clout,70 Indian officials including Halbritter attended a first-ever Native-American campaign fund-raiser with President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on January 27. After donors shelled out a maximum $35,800 for a meet-and-greet, Obama promised to "stick by" the Indian leaders if they stuck by him. The casino-rich tribes are few in number compared to the overall number of Indian nations, which prompted Halbritter to comment on the unfair American campaign finance...(Read Full Post)

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