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MSU Prof ‘Relieved Of Duty’ After Verbal Attack On Republicans ( Next Ward Churchill ? )
WWJ ^ | September 5, 2013

Posted on 09/06/2013 8:41:02 AM PDT by george76

The Michigan Republican Party called the remarks political intimidation against students.

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“This is a public institution, funded by taxpayers, and this type of bullying is inexcusable. ” … By bringing his personal views into the classroom, Penn has directly isolated and threatened young Republicans into silence. His use of political intimidation is shameful and should not be tolerated.”

Penn’s remarks were captured on video by a student and posted online by Campus Reform,

(Excerpt) Read more at detroit.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: academia; corruption; democrats; hatespeech; leftismoncampus; michigan; penn; williampenn

1 posted on 09/06/2013 8:41:02 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Aside from being a blatant out-and-out liar.


2 posted on 09/06/2013 8:42:49 AM PDT by YHAOS
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To: george76

Paid leave? Most teachers do get paid leave no matter what the charge.


3 posted on 09/06/2013 8:43:08 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: george76

What’s so funny about this story is that he, too, claims to be an Indian. What is it with crazy academics claiming to be Indians?


4 posted on 09/06/2013 8:45:09 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: george76

“If you’re a Republican, forgive me,” Penn said. “If your parents are Republicans, forgive me. They won’t and I don’t care.”

That’s the kind of apology I would expect from a rabid leftist. FIRE HIM NOW!


5 posted on 09/06/2013 8:47:23 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: george76

He should have been fired the day this disgusting behavior came to light. Whoever put this blatant hater on paid vacay on the taxpayers’ dime should also be fired.

My bet is that Republicans in MI pay a lot more taxes than Democrats do because Republicans actually work for a living instead of depending on the government for their existence.


6 posted on 09/06/2013 8:47:35 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: george76

Wouldn’t these rants qualify as “hate speech” that is banned on many college capuses? This prof would fired if he made remarks like this about gays or injected Christian beliefs into his class. Shouldn’t same hate speech code apply here?


7 posted on 09/06/2013 8:49:23 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: george76

We all know this is going on all over universities...its just nice to know that kids can record these nuts and tweet it for the rest of the world to hear.


8 posted on 09/06/2013 8:49:53 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: george76

Sorry, guy. But victim's industry franchises go to minority folks only. Being an employee of a university is not enough.

9 posted on 09/06/2013 8:50:16 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Blue Turtle

Most all get paid leave - even while investigating of molesting children. At least here in CA. Unions ensure that.


10 posted on 09/06/2013 8:51:45 AM PDT by edcoil (System now set up not to allow some to win but for no one to lose!)
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To: george76

At $146k/yr this extremist ideologue (and non diversity celebrator) is essentially part of the 1%. He needs to go protest hisself.


11 posted on 09/06/2013 8:59:52 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: george76
From the article:

And then Professor William Penn was relieved of duty and his classes assigned to others, the university announced Thursday.

In other words, Penn can take the semester off until this controversy blows over.

If you would like to see him fired, don't hold your breath. According to a website where students rate professors, he already has tenure.

Once you get tenure, you have to practically commit a crime to lose it.

12 posted on 09/06/2013 9:00:32 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: george76

The sad story is this goes on everyday in varrying degrees at most college campuses. When my son was an ROTC student in college a Political Science Professor gave him a “C” in a class where he easily deserved an “A”. My son was and is convinced that theprofessor had a bias against ROTC students because he knew they were mostly “conservative”. He appealed the grade, but you know how that went. Today however, I am proud to report that he is a very successful Army Special Forces Major and is currently attending the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey CA where he is carrying a 4.0 average and will attain a Masters of Science Degree next June with Professors who aren’t of the liberal political pursuasion.


13 posted on 09/06/2013 9:02:20 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: miss marmelstein

Guilty white liberals are always looking to identify with minorities in order to have cred with the progressive movement.

Claiming Indian ancestors is the easist way, it doesn’t require dark skin and proof against the claim is difficult.

It’s a shield against their true heritage, which they reject.


14 posted on 09/06/2013 9:06:47 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: george76
Only in Academia would you get rewarded for haranguing a different point of view.

Pray for America to Wake Up

15 posted on 09/06/2013 9:09:13 AM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Paladin2

...........no, the sob needs a 100,000 hours of sensitivity training and then, upon graduation from that, they hand him a shovel and give him a ditch to dig............


16 posted on 09/06/2013 9:09:19 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
The sad story is this goes on everyday in varrying degrees at most college campuses...

Your story make two thoughts come to the fore front of my already cluttered mind.

1) Your son's experience in getting a C, and then his future successful en devours reinforce my belief that most colleges/unis are a complete waste of time.

2) I am waiting for the story about how students get fed up with these types of professors and they start clocking them for their behavior. A couple of these types get their a$$e$ whooped and their behavior would curtail itself.

17 posted on 09/06/2013 9:11:51 AM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: Turbo Pig

The problem is the Colleges are infested with these liberal idiots, many of whom were demonstrating in the streets in the 60’s and 70’s. The Administrations of most colleges are of a similar liberal pursuasion, and the worst part is these guys have “Tenure” which makes firing them next to impossible.


18 posted on 09/06/2013 9:26:08 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: miss marmelstein
Harvard used to have an "Indian School".

For educating Indians, primarily for proselytizing Christianity.

Perhaps the "crazies" still consider the US an illegitimate country and have some sort of OCD-style need to legitimize their continued presence in the "false" country by claiming some link to one of the identifiable preceding tribal societies?

19 posted on 09/06/2013 9:28:33 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: george76

I am amazed and completely dumbfounded that this “university” did the right thing


20 posted on 09/06/2013 9:35:40 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

my son quit when a rabid leftist psychology “professor” wanted to maintain that bestiality was normal


21 posted on 09/06/2013 9:37:15 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Calvin Locke

Excellent point, Calvin! That’s gotta be it! It makes them “legitimate” Americans.


22 posted on 09/06/2013 9:37:29 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: justlurking

Great that your son has excelled. Just made him tougher.

The sad part is that his commander-in-chief is Obama, a dedicated marxist who has corrupted the military into a gay-friendly organization. The gays are already threatening to label those who resist their advances as “homophobes” who must be marginalized.

For that reason, I would NEVER encourage my teenagers to serve in today’s military.

So sad, as I am a former Army officer.


23 posted on 09/06/2013 9:50:43 AM PDT by Elpasser
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To: george76
Rather than issuing a whiny statement about students "feeling intimidated", I think it would be more effective to just have some hired thugs catch Professor Jacka** in a dark alley somewhere and beat the living crap out of him. It is Michigan, after all.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

24 posted on 09/06/2013 9:58:30 AM PDT by wku man (It's almost deer season, got your DEERGOGGLES on yet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jexrnFq2fXY)
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Has it come to this – U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen as the mercenaries of sheikhs, sultans and emirs, Hessians of the New World Order, hired out to do the big-time killing for Saudi and Sunni royals? Kerry, Obama and gang should have been drawn and quartered for this statement. Kerry is saying that the fat Cats in Saudy Arabia and others would finance Americans getting killed like mercenaries often do in Africa and other venues. How can Kerry even sit there with a straight face and spew this garbage?
25 posted on 09/06/2013 10:00:40 AM PDT by zbogwan2
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Related...

http://exposingtheleft.blogspot.com/2013/09/suspended-michigan-state-removes.html


26 posted on 09/06/2013 10:10:17 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: zbogwan2

It’s time for conservative kids to take over the college president’s office, demand sensitivity training for collegeemployees, the hiring of conservative professors in the social science departments,and a department of conservative studies.


27 posted on 09/06/2013 10:10:39 AM PDT by Betty Jane
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To: Elpasser; Old Retired Army Guy

I think you meant to reply to post #13 by Old Retired Army Guy, not post #12.


28 posted on 09/06/2013 10:29:30 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: george76

I’ll wager a large order of curly fries that he ends up being more famous and better compensated somewhere else in the liberal swamp within 6 months.


29 posted on 09/06/2013 10:47:49 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Elpasser

Never say, “never”, Sir.

I was enlisted under those great CinC, Ford and Carter (Ford was fine, Carter, not so much). For me it was three and out. That Army really didn’t have much use for a future Engineering grad in a Spec 4 slot. I guess it comes and goes. After Carter was Reagan. After Obama ... well, I can pray. I don’t dare hope ;)

The Nappy


30 posted on 09/06/2013 10:48:50 AM PDT by NappyOne
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To: george76

Watch for the college to respond to this issue by banning cideo recording in their classrooms.


31 posted on 09/06/2013 11:14:04 AM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Ahhhhhhh...but he says he has the Native American Trump Card in his hand!


32 posted on 09/06/2013 3:00:53 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey CA

Beautiful campus... some guys I know in the radiation effects testing business always went there because they have (inactive now) a flash x-ray facility right next to the golf course.

33 posted on 09/06/2013 3:07:44 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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