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Student apologizes for noose in UC San Diego library (MINORITY STUDENT)
LA Times ^ | 3/2/10 | Larry Gordon

Posted on 03/02/2010 7:34:03 AM PST by Daisyjane69

The campus paper publishes an anonymous letter by a minority student who calls the incident 'a mindless act and stupid mistake.'

The UC San Diego student reportedly responsible for hanging a noose last week in a campus library issued a public, but anonymous, apology Monday and said she had no racist motivation.

The noose's discovery set off protests at a school that is already tense from recent racially charged episodes and triggered condemnations from UC leaders and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

In a letter published Monday on the front page of the UC San Diego student newspaper, the Guardian, the student wrote that the incident was "a mindless act and stupid mistake" and was not meant to recall the lynching of blacks.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: fakehatecrimes; hatecrimehoax; minority; racebait
Ann Coulter, right again.
1 posted on 03/02/2010 7:34:03 AM PST by Daisyjane69
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To: Daisyjane69

It was not a “stupid mistake.” It was a “stupid thing done on purpose.”

A “mistake” connotes something done wrong, accidentally.


2 posted on 03/02/2010 7:36:52 AM PST by ConservativeMind (Hypocrisy: "Animal rightists" who eat meat & pen up pets while accusing hog farmers of cruelty.)
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To: Daisyjane69

Do we know what kind of “minority”?


3 posted on 03/02/2010 7:37:48 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Daisyjane69

You beat me to the post!

But yeah, she nailed it. I think we all knew!


4 posted on 03/02/2010 7:37:59 AM PST by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Daisyjane69

Here in St. Louis there was a big meeting and uproar on the UMSL campus because someone spread cotton balls around the front of the black student center.

COTTON BALLS!!!! For crying out loud!!!


5 posted on 03/02/2010 7:39:40 AM PST by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd, Medea Benjamin - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: Daisyjane69

It is SO easy to leave your noose hanging and forget to take it with you. I can SO relate. NOT.


6 posted on 03/02/2010 7:39:46 AM PST by bboop (We don't need no stinkin' VAT)
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To: rbosque

It was plain when it wasnt a “hate crime”...

Mistake my ass.....it was a clear attempt to incite a race riot....


7 posted on 03/02/2010 7:40:02 AM PST by Crim
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To: Daisyjane69
From a previous thread:

On Friday, the school announced several measures it was taking in response to recommendations from its Black Student Union. They include the establishment of a task force on minority faculty recruitment, a new commission to addressing declining African-American enrollment and finding space for an African-American resource center.

It's basically a protection racket. They cause a problem, then they swing on by and say, "That's a shame. You wouldn't want that to happen again, huh? Tell ya what -- why don't you set a commission to look at enrollment, and we'll keep an eye out and make sure nobody causes any more problems. Capiche?"

8 posted on 03/02/2010 7:40:23 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (We're all heading toward red revolution - we just disagree on which type of Red we want.)
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To: bboop

no kiddin’

I was just thinking today, how I wished I hadn’t left that damn noose hanging outside the 7/11 store. Yeah, right.

It scares me that the votes of these race baiters counts the same as mine, seriously.


9 posted on 03/02/2010 7:43:00 AM PST by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: Daisyjane69

My daughter went there on a soccer scholarship and the majority of the student body are minorities.


10 posted on 03/02/2010 7:45:00 AM PST by Slicksadick (Go out on a limb........Its where the fruit is.)
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To: Daisyjane69

If we had an accurate tally over the years, I’m confident it would show that most of these acts of intimidation supposedly directed at minorities were actually carried out by minorities trying to smear the majority with false guilt and to illicit undeserved sympathy for some minority.

There should be severe penalties for anyone engaging in this sort of deceit and false representations intended to smear others.


11 posted on 03/02/2010 7:45:34 AM PST by Will88
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To: BunnySlippers

Well, the student was anonymous. So in fact, we don’t even KNOW it was a minority student. All we know is that someone wrote a letter saying they were a minority, and that they put the noose in the library.

How that becomes a “factual news story” is beyond me.


12 posted on 03/02/2010 7:46:01 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Daisyjane69

It’s the left who’s always obsessed with race. Every single time this sort of thing happens, they sharpen their pitchforks because the assume eeeeevil racist Republicans are behind it and EVERY time it turns out to be a liberal. Now, just you watch, it’ll die down quickly. If it had actually been a conservative who did this, the state would pass more hate crimes laws or they would build a “memorial” on the school grounds against “hate”. This is all BS.


13 posted on 03/02/2010 7:46:22 AM PST by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Daisyjane69

As Ann Coulter has said- there is not an epidemic of racists acts- there is an epidemic of RACIST HOAXES by blacks themselves


14 posted on 03/02/2010 7:50:19 AM PST by Mr. K (This administration IS WEARING OUT MY CAPSLOCK KEY!)
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To: Clintons Are White Trash
COTTON BALLS!!!! For crying out loud!!!

As one southerner said, "if we knew then what we know now, we'd have picked our own cotton."

15 posted on 03/02/2010 7:50:25 AM PST by TheRightGuy (I want MY BAILOUT ... a billion or two should do!)
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To: ConservativeMind

Nooses are part of the iconography of America, and even world history. Although they have been co-opted by liberals as a symbol of violent repression of blacks their history goes far beyond that, and to many conjures up images of frontier justice.

I’ll bet this student simply didn’t think of a noose as an anti-black statement and was being mischievous in a harmless way before the PC police made it a state and then federal offense.

We should cut her some slack (oops, can I say that?)


16 posted on 03/02/2010 7:51:51 AM PST by Piranha (Obama won like Bernie Madoff attracted investors: by lying about his values, policy and plans.)
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To: Daisyjane69

This story is written like it was in a high school newspaper. It says she was anonymous, but also says she was suspended, although it doesn’t say whether she just SAID she was suspended, or that they confirmed she was suspended.

On the other hand, if she is anonymous, how could they possibly confirm that she was suspended? And if she was suspended, how could she be anonymous?

Does this school have a policy of publicly announcing that they suspended a student, but still respect the “privacy” of the student by not indentifying who was suspended?

Wouldn’t all her teachers notice that she wasn’t showing up? Wouldn’t they be told she was suspended, so they wouldn’t dock her for skipping class?

And on the other hand, if they already have her, and have suspended her, why does the article say the campus police are still investigating the incident? Do they think it was some sort of conspiracy?

Of course, I’d love to know what rule gets you suspended for leaving a piece of rope in the library.

Which gets us to the simple fact that a LOT more whites were hanged than blacks, and that nobody but blacks seem to think about blacks when they see a noose, the rest of us think of criminals. Does that make the blacks racist?


17 posted on 03/02/2010 7:52:17 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Will88
If we had an accurate tally over the years, I’m confident it would show that most of these acts of intimidation supposedly directed at minorities were actually carried out by minorities trying to smear the majority with false guilt and to illicit undeserved sympathy for some minority.

Recent history of these affairs contains a sizeable amount of acts by agents provocateur attempting to get a racial or gay organization on campus funded. It happened in my own city not once but twice. Did the newpapers ever raise the idiocy of the situation by questioning or mocking it? Hell, no, they don't care how dishonest liberals are as long as a goal is achieved.

The country has come so far that just about all of these things are pranks or disturbed minorities faking it.

18 posted on 03/02/2010 7:53:53 AM PST by qwertypie
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To: ConservativeMind

According to the poorly-reported story, the girl had the rope with her, hung it over her desk, and then forgot to take it with her when they left — which if true would make it an “accident”.

Like accidentally leaving the stove on. Sure, you turned it on purposely, but you might have meant to turn it off.

If her story is true though, it’s hard to see how she could be anonymous. She did this during hours, someone had to see her at the library. And her friends apparently know she did it.


19 posted on 03/02/2010 7:53:55 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Clintons Are White Trash

Actually, that would be more racist than a noose.


20 posted on 03/02/2010 7:54:46 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: bboop

IN one college job I had, I put a noose in an electronics cabinet that I was later going to fill up with equipment. On another occasion, I hung a bowl upside down and put a chair in the cabinet, so it looked like an electric chair.

Fortunately, nobody thought these acts were racist.


21 posted on 03/02/2010 7:56:00 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Daisyjane69

One of these days one of these hoaxes will trigger the “Uhuru” option on one of these campuses. All thruout the left there are little sadistic instigators for violence, who want one of their mindless minions to take the next step in “progressive” politics and eliminate the opposition. Yesterday on his blog Jim Kuntsler wrote a lurid fantasy of bashing in the heads of the GOP congressional and senate leadership at the health care confab.


22 posted on 03/02/2010 7:59:59 AM PST by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Daisyjane69

I wonder if Al Sharpton was in-flight to San Diego in his private jet. Did he get the news?


23 posted on 03/02/2010 8:06:49 AM PST by Dewey Revoltnow (Worst. Community. Organizer. Ever!)
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To: Daisyjane69

This story came on the heels of the ‘Compton Campout’ story.

The Compton Cookout...NOT what the Media reported!
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2460343/posts

[snip]A Black man, an entertainer named Jiggaboo Jones, who is just a bit tired of the race baiting by the media and Jesse Jackson types with headlines such as this, “Outrage over ‘Compton Cookout’ at UCSD”. See Mr. Jones explanation of all this here.


24 posted on 03/02/2010 8:06:50 AM PST by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: Daisyjane69
According to the Liberal Bible, This was not a racist act, but pointing out their hypocrisy is most assuredly racist.
25 posted on 03/02/2010 8:18:50 AM PST by BallyBill (WARNING:Taking me serious could cause stress related illness.)
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To: Mr. K
Ann Coulter, right again.

For us detail-deprived, when and how did Ann Coulter comment on this?

26 posted on 03/02/2010 8:25:16 AM PST by Publius6961 (You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do)
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To: Daisyjane69

Obviously nothing will happen to the student who placed the rope. This means that laws are applied selectively, according to the race of the accused.


27 posted on 03/02/2010 8:34:28 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Why do you think cotton balls would be racist?


28 posted on 03/02/2010 8:41:12 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: junta

Jim Kunstler. Any relation to William Kunstler, the commie lawyer? BTW I ran into the latter in 1985 on the PATH train from WTC to Hoboken. What a sad sack of scat.


29 posted on 03/02/2010 8:43:56 AM PST by Fred Hayek (From this point forward the Democratic Party will be referred to as the Communist Party)
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To: Daisyjane69

I KNEW it!


30 posted on 03/02/2010 8:53:05 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: ladyjane

lol

I think that is pretty funny actually, and I would think it was just as funny to dump loads of clover in front of the irish student association.

People need to get a grip.


31 posted on 03/02/2010 8:56:01 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Are you saying that cotton somehow is more racist to dump in front of a black place rather than in front of a southern white place?

You do realize there were more whites picking cotton than there were blacks, don’t you?

And you know there were thousands of black slave OWNERS.

Cotton is a symbol of the south, it’s not owned as a symbol of racism by blacks.


32 posted on 03/02/2010 9:08:14 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane

I said it would be more racist, not that it would necessarily be racist. Cotton balls are clearly meant to remind black students that blacks used to be slaves, picking cotton. Unless you can think of some other meaning for cotton balls to be dropped there.

In contrast, the noose is not generally a symbol of “black lynching”, which in fact was a rare occurance. It has been used instead in horror movies to symbolize a death considered gruesome (even though it’s not if done right), and used as a symbol of frontier justice — and kids learn to tie nooses because it’s funny to hold a noose up, (in a perverse way) just as it’s funny to make a “cutting your throat” slash move with a finger.

Each Halloween, I have skeletons hanging by nooses. They aren’t racist.

I hope this explains why I think cotton balls are a more racist symbol than a noose.


33 posted on 03/02/2010 9:10:25 AM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Fred Hayek

He makes no mention of it, so I doubt that he is.


34 posted on 03/02/2010 9:20:07 AM PST by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Daisyjane69; Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter, right again.

Yes, and she linked this article on her website!

QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN ANN
March 2, 2010, 2:39 PM
LAT: Minority Student apologizes for noose in UC San Diego library - FREEREPUBLIC: Ann Coulter, Right Again
Thanks Ann for being Soooooo Right!
35 posted on 03/02/2010 12:29:16 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: bboop
It is SO easy to leave your noose hanging and forget to take it with you. I can SO relate. NOT.

Ditto!

Besides, one wouldn't want a good noose to go too waste.

36 posted on 03/02/2010 12:31:29 PM PST by Realman30 (If 10% is good enough for Jesus, it ought to be enough for Uncle Sam.)
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To: Mr. K
As Ann Coulter has said- there is not an epidemic of racists acts- there is an epidemic of RACIST HOAXES by blacks themselves

You are so right!

See Post # 35

37 posted on 03/02/2010 12:32:58 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: ladyjane

no ... I said the exact opposite... that I thought it was harmless fun.


38 posted on 03/02/2010 12:36:03 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Daisyjane69

Heck, Ann Coulter’s right about 99% of the time, that other 1% being me the atheist in love with her, even if she is a Christian. I had pegged the noose as a plant, too, and while we saw a bunch of screamers on TV protesting that, I doubt like hell that the lamestream media will report that this was just another plant by a minority, hoping to stir up fear, angst, and hatred.

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39 posted on 03/02/2010 1:05:52 PM PST by Osamas Pajamas
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To: Daisyjane69
Surprise, surprise...
Looks like another "hate crime" hoax to add to my list.

Hate Crime Hoaxes

Claremont Hate Crime Called Hoax
LA Times (FR thread) | March 17. 2004 | Joy Buchanan, Kristina Sauerwein and Stuart Silverstein

A week after a reported campus hate crime drew national attention, sparked protests and shut down the prestigious Claremont Colleges, police on Wednesday called the incident a hoax staged by a professor who slashed tires, shattered windows and spray-painted racist graffiti on her own car.

Claremont McKenna College psychology professor Kerri Dunn, who had told police that her car was vandalized as she spoke at a March 9 forum on racism, was identified by two eyewitnesses as the person who damaged the auto, authorities said Wednesday.

Professor Kerri Dunn vandalized her own car and then led "Stop The Hate" rallies on campus.

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Other Recent "Hate Crime" Hoaxes:

Cops Say Gay Activist Scammed NJ College Into Pro-Homo Frenzy

Black Woman Admits Carving 'KKK' On Her Own Chest

FR Thread about miscellaneous other "hate crime" hoaxes

Black Firefighter Admits Placing Noose, Note

Cops: Student made up campus attack

40 posted on 03/02/2010 8:44:07 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
(( ping ))

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Given that the student wasn't identified, what's the tradesports line that she was black? It has the odor of a hoax.

1 posted on Saturday, February 27, 2010 10:36:56 AM by Lonesome in Massachussets

41 posted on 03/02/2010 8:50:41 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Daisyjane69; All
More on this story. I found this story linked at Coulter's webside right under the link to this thread

Another Campus Hate Hoax

In the latest Noose News, the University of California at San Diego, that cauldrom of white supremacy, where white undergrads make up about 30% of the campus, has been roiled by charges of racism, with the campus administration joining in -- see their official rabble-rousing website: BattleHate.UCSD.Edu.

Not surprisingly, as this Two Weeks Hate against white students built to a climax, a noose was discovered in the library to vast and completely credulous publicity, despite the long history of Hate Hoaxes on campuses.

Also, not surprisingly, the Administration wouldn't reveal the racial identity of the young woman involved. Today, I called a UCSD PR flack, and she confirmed that the student involved with the noose was a minority.

My published articles are archived at iSteve.com -- Steve Sailer

QUOTATIONS FROM CHAIRMAN ANN
March 2, 2010, 2:39 PM
LAT: Minority Student apologizes for noose in UC San Diego library - FREEREPUBLIC: Ann Coulter, Right Again

Steve Sailor: Another Campus Hate Hoax

42 posted on 03/03/2010 2:40:33 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: Lancey Howard
See my post above this one.

I can only be confirmed that the culprit was a minority

It doesn't matter of what stripe, that proves it was done to incite hatred towards minorities. And done by a minority, so it was a hoax.

It's an Alinsky tactic.

43 posted on 03/03/2010 2:43:21 PM PST by Syncro (TPXIII coming soon! March 27th to April 15th 2010)
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To: Syncro

Wow.

‘Never waste a good crisis’....even when there isn’t one!
The media is still not reporting what the Compton Cookout actually was.


44 posted on 03/03/2010 2:45:24 PM PST by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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