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Mirecki mum on details of beating
Lawrence Journal-World ^ | December 7, 2005 | Eric Weslander

Posted on 12/07/2005 6:50:29 AM PST by johnnyb_61820

Key facts about the reported attack remained unclear Tuesday, including exactly where it happened. A report released by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said the location was “unknown” and listed it as south of 31st Street on either East 1400 Road or East 1500 Road.

Louisiana Street turns into East 1400 Road outside the city limits. Haskell Avenue becomes East 1500 Road.

Also, there was conflicting information about whether Mirecki reported it at the scene or at the hospital. In an interview Monday with the Journal-World, he said he called police from the side of the road, but sheriff’s officials said they were dispatched to the hospital.

Mirecki declined to clarify the discrepancy when asked about it Tuesday outside the sheriff’s office.

“I can; I just don’t want to,” he said.

The sheriff’s report, which is classified as an aggravated battery, says that Mirecki suffered minor injuries. It says the incident started about 6:20 a.m. and was reported about 6:40 a.m.

KU faculty on Tuesday pondered the effects that recent weeks’ events would have on the religious studies department.

“I don’t think we know how it’s going to shake out yet,” professor Tim Miller said. “This is a difficult time to get through. I want to get through as well as we can.”

Religious studies professor Jonathan Boyarin said, “I hope that we will be able to move forward in our scholarship and teaching with mutual respect among the academic community and the people of Kansas and the larger community around us.”

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.ljworld.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: ameritaliban; cawcaw; crevolist; fakehatecrimes; falsechristian; ku; mirecki; paulmirecki
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To: Right Wing Professor
standing there after your alleged beating by "boys with red blazers, jeans and running shoes, using a metal object", then calling the police, you wouldn't look around and take notice of you surroundings?
I find that HIGHLY unlikely. Unless it never happened of course. Now he can't explain the discrepancies in his statements? The guy obviously made it all up, took one of his fantasy's of being "worked over" by some collage boys in red blazers, and changed it to a beating by "Christian fundamentalists". Where are all these "Christian fundamentalist" gangs I keep hearing these wingnuts talking about? Where do they keep their lances, armor and horses?
21 posted on 12/07/2005 7:57:55 AM PST by Forte Runningrock
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To: Fester Chugabrew
A belated /s to you!

You had me going there for a second. Your rant was just over the top enough to be a DUmmy.

You could almost hear the kitty claws extending...

22 posted on 12/07/2005 8:07:47 AM PST by gridlock (eliminate perverse incentives)
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To: johnnyb_61820

the whole incident sounded fishy from the start - I'm from that part of Kansas and the "assailants" and the "assault" sound exactly like the imagination of a left-wing partisan, and nothing like the jerks I grew up with in that area who might actually assault someone.


23 posted on 12/07/2005 8:10:43 AM PST by ghost of nixon
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To: johnnyb_61820

I call "Liar, liar, pants on fire!" on the professor!


24 posted on 12/07/2005 8:12:13 AM PST by TC Rider (The United States Constitution 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: Fester Chugabrew
I don't care. Christians are still all a bunch of hate-filled, blood-thirsty, ignorant buffoons who will do anything to turn science classes into astrology classes just to establish a theocracy and force their values down the throats of everyone else.

This from the "Tolerent" left. The left who embraces diversity, the left who uses the courts to advance their homoerotic lifestyle while the general public disagrees with it.

Are you this wonderful embracing of all cultures from the left? Oh, but if your white, Christian, make over 50K per year and are straight you're the DEVIL.

25 posted on 12/07/2005 8:16:33 AM PST by New Perspective (Proud father of an 2 year old son with Down Syndrome)
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To: Forte Runningrock
standing there after your alleged beating by "boys with red blazers, jeans and running shoes, using a metal object", then calling the police, you wouldn't look around and take notice of you surroundings?

It's been a while since I had the crap beaten out of me, but no, I wouldn't. I'd expect I'd be dazed. He did exactly what I'd do; he called the cops, and drove to the hospital.

There are unlikely things about this story, but that isn't one of them.

26 posted on 12/07/2005 8:26:37 AM PST by Right Wing Professor
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To: gridlock
Your rant was just over the top enough to be a DUmmy.

Actually it seems to be in accord with a handful of folks here who have used this incident to paint all Christians as complicit in violence against loony professors. The same people who attirubute the universe to mere matter in motion get their panties in a twist when a professor designs a class to ridicule people's beliefs meets with a bloody nose. "Cause and effect" is suddenly an alien notion, and they suddenly have a soapbox for preaching "morality" as if matter in motion demands some kind of accountability. Hey, it's nature's fault.

27 posted on 12/07/2005 8:30:07 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Kermit the Frog Does theWatusi

28 posted on 12/07/2005 8:32:08 AM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: johnnyb_61820
Mirecki declined to clarify the discrepancy when asked about it Tuesday outside the sheriff’s office.

“I can; I just don’t want to,” he said.

This is smelling very suspicious now. I'm beginning to wonder if this turkey hasn't gone Tyler Durden on himself.

Time will tell.

29 posted on 12/07/2005 8:33:08 AM PST by Petronski (I love Cyborg!)
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To: johnnyb_61820; All

Yesterday, I was willing to accept he was beaten. Sometimes it does happen. I wasn't going to join the conspiracy squad and just assume because the guy is liberal he is lying.

But, I am sorry, now the guy doesn't even know where it happened or when?

This smells really, really, fishy. There is nothing believable about his story.


30 posted on 12/07/2005 8:33:40 AM PST by rwfromkansas (http://www.xanga.com/rwfromkansas)
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31 posted on 12/07/2005 8:34:11 AM PST by Petronski (I love Cyborg!)
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To: Fester Chugabrew

All Christians are like that? Is that what you're saying, without a sarcasm tag?


32 posted on 12/07/2005 8:35:37 AM PST by Petronski (I love Cyborg!)
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To: johnnyb_61820
Meanwhile, back in the woods:

Professor: "You boys out here for a reason?".

Boys: "Who are you?"

Professor:"I'm the local penis inspector from the college."

Boys: (WHACK! THUMP! BOPP! ZIFF! THUD!)

Professor: "Ouch!...I meant PENCIL inspector....ouch...stop!"

33 posted on 12/07/2005 8:36:13 AM PST by add925
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To: Right Wing Professor
I might easily not know exactly where I was.

You'll not that he doesn't claim he can't point out the spot, but rather that he won't.

See #29.

34 posted on 12/07/2005 8:39:39 AM PST by Petronski (I love Cyborg!)
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To: Petronski

A belated /s to you, too.


35 posted on 12/07/2005 8:43:24 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew
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To: Right Wing Professor

The prof didn't think his little false report through and now contradictions will begin to appear as he is questioned. That is always the case with liars who act on emotion.


36 posted on 12/07/2005 8:46:25 AM PST by Rebelbase (Food stamps, section-8, State paid Child support, etc. pay more than the min. wage.)
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To: Fester Chugabrew

Whew! ;O)


37 posted on 12/07/2005 8:47:25 AM PST by Petronski (I love Cyborg!)
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To: rwfromkansas

When is the last time a lefty prof was beaten over evolution? Or any time ever?


38 posted on 12/07/2005 8:49:11 AM PST by Rebelbase (Food stamps, section-8, State paid Child support, etc. pay more than the min. wage.)
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To: gridlock
You could almost hear the kitty claws extending...

The sun was glistening on my claws, then I read his profile. There's nothing sadder than a viking kitty suffering from slashus interruptus.

39 posted on 12/07/2005 8:52:21 AM PST by Jonah Hex ("Life's a beta, then you die." - overheard in City of Villains)
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To: Vic3O3; cavtrooper21

Heya Cav!

This smell like week old fish up there also?

Semper Fi


40 posted on 12/07/2005 8:55:14 AM PST by dd5339 (A sheepdog, a warrior, someone who is walking the hero's path.)
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