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GOD AND MAN AT PENN (Ivy League professor on Zimmerman)
Powerline ^ | July 16,2013 | PAUL MIRENGOFF

Posted on 07/16/2013 12:28:30 PM PDT by Hojczyk

It should come as no surprise that some of the very worst rants about George Zimmerman’s acquittal are coming from an Ivy League professor. The competition is stiff, but will be hard-pressed to keep up with Anthea Butler, an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Zimmerman verdict has caused Butler to conclude that God is “a white racist god with a problem” who “is carrying a gun and stalking young black men.”

There are conclusions Butler could have reached short of equating her caricature of Zimmerman with God. She could have settled for the less flamboyant view that there is no God. But flamboyance, one suspects, is what landed Butler the Ivy League gig and appearances on CNN and MSNBC.

Butler might also have concluded, years ago, that God is a black god with a problem who guns down young blacks. After all, there is a near-epidemic of shootings of young African-Americans by other African-Americans. But Butler didn’t land that Ivy League gig and those cable news appearances by calling out blacks.

Speaking of the Ivy League gig, what do Butler’s students think of her teaching? According to the Daily Caller, her student reviews are abysmal:

“Pathetic,” reports one unhappy student. “This teacher is pathetically bad at her supposed job. Do not give this untalented instructor any more classes.”

Another student describes her as a “loudmouth idiot with crazy Don King hair” and “poorly substantiated and academically unsound” opinions.

And that was before her latest epiphany.

Whatever her shortcomings as an academic, though, Butler is a marketing genius. Thus, she’s actually a perfect fit for left-wing cable outlets and, regrettably, for the back bench of the Ivy League.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: measured; zimmerman; zimmermanaftermath

1 posted on 07/16/2013 12:28:30 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

never heard of PAUL MIRENGOFF before- this is some good writing


2 posted on 07/16/2013 12:31:22 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Hojczyk

Warning: There IS a photo at the link.


3 posted on 07/16/2013 12:32:40 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Hojczyk

"We is new school you crazy ass cracka!"

4 posted on 07/16/2013 12:33:14 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: Hojczyk
The competition is stiff, but will be hard-pressed to keep up with Anthea Butler, an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Hey, Professor, if Trayvon had been a Godly young man, or even tried to be, we would not be having this discussion.

5 posted on 07/16/2013 12:33:16 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Hojczyk

What kind of gun does God carry?


6 posted on 07/16/2013 12:35:29 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Hojczyk
... a “loudmouth idiot with crazy Don King hair” ...


7 posted on 07/16/2013 12:35:43 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: JimRed

” Hey, Professor, if Trayvon had been a Godly young man, or even tried to be, we would not be having this discussion. “

Anthea butler reminds me of that beast who was a witness for the prosecution : )


8 posted on 07/16/2013 12:35:53 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: Hojczyk

Anthea Butler is a person with a problem.


9 posted on 07/16/2013 12:35:59 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Hojczyk

The wooly headed on has “written” a “book” about Sarah Palin

Im certain its a REAL hoot!!

http://www.amazon.com/The-Gospel-According-Sarah-Galvanizing/dp/1595587101

allegedly it wont be available until AUGUST....2014


10 posted on 07/16/2013 12:37:10 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: Rokurota

That could be Rachel Jeantel after she gets her free college degree in Africana Studies.


11 posted on 07/16/2013 12:38:46 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: PGR88

I hope it’s the same one I do!

I’ll feel COMPLETELY vindicated then!


12 posted on 07/16/2013 12:42:08 PM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits greatly!)
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To: Hojczyk

Meritocracy be damned!!

We have quotas to make, and fast!!


13 posted on 07/16/2013 12:43:00 PM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits greatly!)
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To: Rokurota

Wow, a talking mushroom!


14 posted on 07/16/2013 12:44:40 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Fresh Wind

Not long after graduation, Ms. Jentel will get a cushy government job sucking even more wealth from the productive segment of society.


15 posted on 07/16/2013 12:44:48 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Rokurota

I think “crazy ass” is hyphenated...

“We is new school you crazy-ass cracka!”


16 posted on 07/16/2013 12:45:59 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Servant of the Cross

IQ estimate based on appearance, 75 to 80. I am being generous.


17 posted on 07/16/2013 12:47:32 PM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: Servant of the Cross
I always wondered what happened to Shirley.


18 posted on 07/16/2013 12:47:37 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: Gene Eric
I think “crazy ass” is hyphenated...

My fault. I only got through Rachael's first lesson on the proper spellings of "Cracka" and "Nigga"...didn't quite make it to the lessons on hyphenations, punctuation and grammar. Looking forward to it though.

19 posted on 07/16/2013 12:53:05 PM PDT by Rokurota
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To: Rokurota

If you look closely at the ethical and financial situation of higher education in this country you see an edifice that is full of cracks and will not be able to support such worthless detritus as this ill educated black bigot and the black “MiddleClass” will less than 1/5 as large after the forthcoming economic collapse, GUARANTEED!


20 posted on 07/16/2013 1:47:34 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Hojczyk

Just saw her picture. She looks EXACTLY like Treyvon’s girl friend Rachel. Evil twin, Doppelganger, the same person?

Just as stupid despite the professor title.

In fact, Rachel was probably more honest in some of her statements that this POS professor.

My how low we have sunk as a nation.


21 posted on 07/16/2013 3:15:46 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Hojczyk

After Rachel Jeantel egged on Trayvon Martin to “beat up the ass-cracka” to save his little brother, some say that God is “a young black homophic god with a problem” who “is carrying his fists and a concrete slab and stalking white men who he thinks are gay.”


22 posted on 07/16/2013 3:25:47 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Rokurota

I think there’s an only course that only costs fitty cent.


23 posted on 07/16/2013 4:22:44 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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only  -> online


24 posted on 07/16/2013 4:24:12 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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