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Posted on 12/04/2011 9:56:37 PM PST by Kaslin
The taxpayers are being beaten to death by liberalism. Meanwhile academic liberals are complaining that they are taking a beating with recent budget cuts, which they claim are unjust. For the first time in a long time, I agree with the liberals. The budget cuts are unjust. In my view, they arent deep enough. If you disagree, consider this: One public university in North Carolina has just found money to start (in the midst of a budget crisis) a new scholarship to reward feminists for engaging in feminist political activism on the job.
Here in the Tar Heel state, this years budget cut in higher education is nearly 16%. But there was still enough money in the pot to create a new Janet Mason Ellerby Women and Gender Studies Scholarly Award. The award was created to recognize Ellerbys significant contributions to feminist scholarship and activism.
What are those contributions? Lets start with activism.
Some years ago, Janet Ellerby learned that the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders were slated to make an appearance at UNC-Wilmington. Ellerby joined an effort to keep the Cowgirls from coming to our campus. Why? Well, you know the reason. They wear too little clothing and help promote unhealthy (read: sexist) images of what a woman should look like. The Cowgirls were young, thin, and happy. UNCW feminists, on the other hand, place a premium on being old, plump, and angry. The Cowgirls had to go!
Of course, anyone who has ever been to UNCW recognizes the futility of banning scantily-clad women from campus. Our co-eds generally make the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders look like nuns. Thats why UNCW is sometimes referred to as UNC-Whorehouse. Personally, Im offended by those who refer to our young women as whores. Thats why I was disappointed when UNCW hired a rapper to come to campus to call women bitches and whores back in 2003. (Note: He made $130,000 in the process!). But the rapper, unlike the cheerleaders, was not banned from UNCW by the feminists. Some UNCW feminists consider promiscuity to be empowering. So I suppose whore is just a term of endearment.
Speaking of whores, another example of Janet Ellerbys activism would be the fight for free health care for prostitutes. While under the direction of Janet Mason Ellerby, the WRC placed a large display in the lobby of the UNCW library. The display made an argument for free health care for prostitutes with no moral condemnation of prostitution whatsoever. In fact, the display declined to refer to the women as prostitutes. It called them sex workers. If you havent seen the connection between these first two examples of feminist activism, Ill just spell it out below (in bold letters):
FEMINISTS DO NOT WANT MEN LOOKING AT CHEERLEADERS. THEY WANT THEM TO HAVE HEALTHIER SEX WITH PROSTITUTES!
None of this should come as a surprise to my readers. Janet Mason Ellerby was the activist who placed pictures of naked children in the lobby of the UNCW library as a part of Womens History Month. Oops! Thats Womyns Herstory Month. She did so in connection with her official capacities as director of the Womens Center. The provost tried to move the naked pictures to another location because pedophiles had previously been caught downloading child pornography right there in the UNCW library. Ellerby had a conniption. And she enlisted the help of the Faculty Senate in the name of academic freedom.
As a result of Janet Mason Ellerbys activism, faculty members now face no time, place, and manner restrictions on their desire to display pictures of nude post-pubescent minors on public property. But UNCW still refrains from using the term Christmas Tree lest they offend the irreligious. Now its a holiday tree, wait, no! Thats too holy, now its just a tree! And the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders are still banned from the UNCW campus. Man, these bitches and hos are relentless!
Have you have ever wondered why I refer to feminist scholarship as an oxymoron on a par with jumbo shrimp? Just read Intimate Reading, the personal memoir of Janet Mason Ellerby. It will help you better understand her desire to post pictures of naked children in public libraries. In a soft pornographic romance novel sort of way, Ellerby gives a graphic account of losing her virginity at age 16. She talks in great detail about the experience including her effort to clean the blood off the couch where she had that first sexual experience. From there, she proceeds to write about blood running from her vagina in the shower afterwards. And, regrettably, the graphic account is required reading for many students in Womens Studies classes.
The Ellerby sex scene might not be true scholarship. But it does have some symbolic value. Whenever feminist scholarship is taken seriously, we all lose a measure of our innocence. And someone is stuck cleaning up a big mess in the aftermath.
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Yes! As most of the dung that comes out of the closet today, should stay in the closet [water closet, that is] and be flushed down with the rest of the dung!
When it’s not your money, what does one care where it goes?
Only if someone has a conscion (sp)
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Same thing for the public unions ... if you want them to have a pay/benefits increase, you check your box and add the number to your tax bill. If you don't check the box and increase your tax bill, then the unions don't get an increase. Better YOU and ME controlling this than people who give them raises to get votes.
Imagine a box that says, add $1000 to my tax bill for "green jobs" or another button for "increase teachers' union benefits" add $1000 to my tax bill.
And if you don't pay any taxes, then you don't get to check a box do you?