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And yet this man is still employed by Fox "News"

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A very small sampling of Bill O’Reilly’s statements:

February 6, 2003
"We'd save lives because Mexican wetbacks, whatever you want to call them, the coyotes--they're not going to do what they're doing now, all right, so people aren't going to die in the desert."

April 2003
At a fundraiser for Best Friends, commenting on the evening’s entertainment, a black vocal group called “The best men”:
"Does anyone know where the Best Men are? I hope they're not in the parking lot stealing our hubcaps."

(11/02) interview for Stuff magazine:
"the most unattractive women in the world are probably in the Muslim countries."

(2/9/00) reagrding black athletes suing over the minimum academic standards for college admission:
"Look, you know as well as I do most of these kids come out and they can't speak English."

(5/6/02) Regarding blacks and Islam:
"I've been to Africa three times. All right? You can't bring Western reasoning into the culture. The same way you can't bring it into fundamental Islam"

Collected From Media matters:

April 6 2007 commenting on Virginia Beach' female Mayor, Meyera Oberndorf:
"she should be baking pies, not running a major city."

April 2 2007 Nancy Soderberg, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, stated that "the Arab Sunnis are uniting against Iran", O’Reilly responded with:
"Well, I'd like to see that fight with us out of it. That's what I'd like to see. I want -- let them kill each other."

December 5, 2006
“Do I care if the Sunnis and Shiites kill each other in Iraq? No. I don't care.”

February 28 2007 commenting on ABC News and CBS News:
"women were treated better than men …they had a little cabal; and they intimidated the men in the organization and said, 'If you look at me cross-eyed, I'm gonna bring you up to Human Resources and destroy your life.'….every man in the place was terrified of them…….in a lot of places, women have formed cabals to terrorize the men because they take advantage of, 'Oh, we're downtrodden. You're kicking us in the teeth.'….in every country I’ve ever been to, women are treated worse [than] in the United States. ... Guys are gonna put their hands on you in that society in Italy, in Spain……So, all of this whining about American women -- 'We don't have this; we don't have that' -- to me, I'm not real sympathetic.”

June 21, 2004 comments to author Lis Wiehl:
"You're here because you're good-looking, so I got somebody to look over."

January 15 2007 comments on then 11 and now 15-year-old kidnapping and multiple rape victim Shawn Hornbeck:
"there was an element here that this kid [Hornbeck] liked about his circumstances, …..The situation here for this kid looks to me to be a lot more fun than what he had under his old parents. He didn't have to go to school. He could run around and do whatever he wanted.”

January 16 2007 further comments on then 11 and now 15-year-old kidnapping and multiple rape victim Shawn Hornbeck:
"I hope he did not make a conscious decision to accept his captivity because his alleged kidnapper made things easy for him. No school, play all day long."
January 16 2007 comments in response to angry viewer demands for an apology regarding then 11 and now 15-year-old kidnapping and multiple rape victim Shawn Hornbeck:
"No question this monster Devlin made threats and intimidated Shawn. But teenagers have brains and Shawn had the freedom to get away if he wanted to."

December 19 2006 comments on the holidays:
"There is only -- there's really only one symbol, and that's the menorah. There's no Kwanzaa symbol. Maybe -- is there a 50 Cent that we have to put up or something? Is there a Kwanzaa symbol? What is that? It's a candelabra like Liberace had? All right."
(Note there IS a Kwanzaa symbol)

December 19 2006 commenting on Christmas trees:
“here's something that Rasmussen didn't poll but I know, that most women who like artificial trees have artificial breasts."

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Jay Esbe is a writer with a background in cultural anthropology and comparative religion and lives in Seattle Washington.
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