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Joe Ricketts’ racist emails could cost Cubs owners trying to oust Tom Tunney

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Barack Obama is “a liar and a cheat,” Ricketts wrote in 2010. “Thank God there are a lot of people like us.” His musings touted the nonsensical and racist “birther” theories about where the former president was born.

‘‘Islam is a cult and not a religion,” Ricketts wrote. “Christianity and Judaism are based on love, whereas Islam is based on ‘kill the infidel,’ a thing of evil.’’

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