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Offensive Halloween costumes banned by US university
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10401584/Offensive-Halloween-costumes-banned-by-US-university.html ^ | October 24 2013 | Lucy Kinder

Posted on 10/24/2013 8:35:23 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey

University students in America have been told not to wear "offensive" halloween costumes including cowboys, indians and anything involving a sombrero.

Students at the University of Colorado Boulder have also been told to avoid "white trash" costumes and anything that portrays a particular culture as "over-sexualised" - which the university says includes dressing up as a geisha or a "squaw" (indigenous woman).

They are also asked not to host parties with offensive themes including those with “ghetto” or "hillbilly" themes or those associated with "crime or sex work."

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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Puppy dog costumes were not affected
1 posted on 10/24/2013 8:35:23 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

I don’t think there is enough rope and lamp posts in the country to eliminate this plague.


2 posted on 10/24/2013 8:37:26 AM PDT by trubolotta
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To: MeshugeMikey
OK with me. Halloween parties for grownups are ridiculous anyway.

And there are NO Halloween decorations Chez Tell. I used to carve a pumpkin every year, but to hell with it. I am happy to be the Scrooge of Halloween.

3 posted on 10/24/2013 8:38:00 AM PDT by Martin Tell (Victrix causa diis placuit sed victa Catoni.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
They are also asked not to host parties with offensive themes including those with “ghetto” or "hillbilly" themes or those associated with "crime or sex work."

So much for my dress like a Congresscritter party.

4 posted on 10/24/2013 8:38:05 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

You know the world’s gone crazy when it takes more time to study the rules for college Halloween costumes than to master differential equations.


5 posted on 10/24/2013 8:38:52 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Anything not black, fat and shiny mohammed banned.


6 posted on 10/24/2013 8:42:07 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: MeshugeMikey

What about a Jofi Joseph costume?


7 posted on 10/24/2013 8:42:11 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I guess rodeo clown costumes with Obama masks are out as well.


8 posted on 10/24/2013 8:43:28 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Can we still dress as Rodeo Clowns?


9 posted on 10/24/2013 8:44:38 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

10 posted on 10/24/2013 8:44:52 AM PDT by Red Badger (The only way to defeat liberalism is to give them everything they want......then pick up the pieces.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

11 posted on 10/24/2013 8:44:57 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Shut up he explained.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

How about dressing up as Che Guevara with blood covered hands and blood soaked clothes?


12 posted on 10/24/2013 8:46:36 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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Puppy dog costumes were not affected

Well, so long as they are not pit bulls.


13 posted on 10/24/2013 8:46:51 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Good Lord this is getting ridiculous. The whole point of Halloween as a college student is to have the most outrageous, tasteless and offensive cotume you can think of. And then get really drunk. We hosted two Halloween parties and they were two of the most memorable parties in my life. Well, what I remeber of them anyway.

Where’s Dean Wormer with his edict of “no more fun of any kind!!l


14 posted on 10/24/2013 8:46:58 AM PDT by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: Fresh Wind

I have a sneaking suspicion that there will be a fair number of students who will now..post pronouncement....... opt for the now famous Obama Rodeo Clown Costume.

Obama as Infantile Mosselim Yutz costume will also likely be quite popular..as well as the Obama Mr Wizard Costume


15 posted on 10/24/2013 8:48:07 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Barack Obama is “offensive” to me.

Are “Barry” costumes banned?

16 posted on 10/24/2013 8:48:15 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos...)
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To: TurboZamboni

They are also asked not to host parties with offensive themes including those with “ghetto” or “hillbilly” themes or those associated with “crime or sex work.”

So much for my dress like a Congresscritter party.

If I were one of the students I would just hold my party off campus and tell the elitists to go pound sand, or themselves and but out of my life.


17 posted on 10/24/2013 8:49:06 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Amish it is....


18 posted on 10/24/2013 8:49:51 AM PDT by Frapster (frak)
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To: MeshugeMikey

19 posted on 10/24/2013 8:50:28 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: TurboZamboni

Indeed. I will forced to opt for something other than my recent standard....the Community Organ Grinder Costume.


20 posted on 10/24/2013 8:50:30 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Just damn....now I’m not sure about my skimpy upstairs french maid costume.


21 posted on 10/24/2013 8:50:46 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (A pox on the House of Apple and the ios7 horse they rode in on.)
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To: Hardraade
will the rest of America Follow these Inane Standards from Colorado??

what will happen at "Gay University"???

will Hillary CLinton College Student Costumes be allowed>




22 posted on 10/24/2013 8:54:40 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Alex Murphy

The Bela Pelosi Rodeo Clown outfits are already selling out...


23 posted on 10/24/2013 8:55:44 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Dr. Thorne

one gets special Academic Credits for anything CHE related


24 posted on 10/24/2013 8:56:49 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I see they haven’t banned Obama masks.


25 posted on 10/24/2013 8:57:55 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: henkster

Id suggest that we have come to the end of the line...but were I careless enough to do so.....things would doubtless happen to prove me wrong in VER SHORT ORDER. It happens every time.


26 posted on 10/24/2013 8:58:28 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: WayneS

not specifically........


27 posted on 10/24/2013 8:58:58 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Frapster

aye!

When does PETA enter the fray!???


28 posted on 10/24/2013 9:00:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Students have been told to avoid anything that portrays a particular culture as "over-sexualised" - which the university says includes dressing up as a geisha or a "squaw" (indigenous woman) ... making this costume which both glorifies Muzzies and desexualises women just about perfect!

29 posted on 10/24/2013 9:00:39 AM PDT by Zakeet (Democrats haven't destroyed your freedoms ... you can still visit them at the Smithsonian)
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To: henkster

“The whole point of Halloween as a college student is to have the most outrageous, tasteless and offensive cotume you can think of. And then get really drunk.”

That’s the “whole point” of Halloween?

Then it’s rather pointless, at best.


30 posted on 10/24/2013 9:03:25 AM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: ifinnegan

Exactly.


31 posted on 10/24/2013 9:06:18 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: mass55th

more importantly....will Obama hold a press conference to Announce what sort of costume hes going to be wearing??


32 posted on 10/24/2013 9:11:34 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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Can they go as stick figures??

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/10/23/toddlers-led-light-stick-figure-halloween-costume-goes-viral/


33 posted on 10/24/2013 9:11:37 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: MeshugeMikey

34 posted on 10/24/2013 9:12:50 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Zakeet

aha the ALLIHOO HOO Ackbar Costume,

It’s going to be VERY BIG in DEARBORNISTAN in told


35 posted on 10/24/2013 9:12:53 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: dfwgator
That is offensive to people that have a lot of moles on their skin

More preferable costumes for University life include:

A fun loving Marxist culture purifier



Karl Marx, the one and only

(Anyone wearing Marx Bros. costumes will be escorted out of campus and BTW only serious Karl Marx costumes that promote class struggles are allowed)

A Marxist Santa Clause



(Santa Clause costumes are allowed ONLY if you are portraying Barrack Obama, Bill Clinton, Ed Asner, or historical and current Marxist promoters wearing a Santa Clause costume)
36 posted on 10/24/2013 9:13:08 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: GeronL

Can you Imagine the Long Legged Mack Daddy Community Organ Grinder in one of THOSE?


37 posted on 10/24/2013 9:14:50 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Actually, yes, yes I can. I think they would fit in every night in the French Quarter...


38 posted on 10/24/2013 9:16:01 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

is that a Miley Cyrus Costume?


39 posted on 10/24/2013 9:16:15 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

troll doll

so yes and no


40 posted on 10/24/2013 9:18:48 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

ah yes Im watching the CSPAM Obamacare hearings in another window so my attention has been split...

Thanks


41 posted on 10/24/2013 9:19:58 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: rollo tomasi

the Marx Costume looks suspiciously like POPCORN...


42 posted on 10/24/2013 9:21:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Of course Marx looks like popcorn. Marxists are just full of hot air and pressurized anger along with jealousy.


43 posted on 10/24/2013 9:26:00 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: rollo tomasi

VERY Well!!

Perhaps A Popcorn covered Apple Costume will be acceptable over at Colo,,U.


44 posted on 10/24/2013 9:29:30 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: henkster

You are entering a smile-free zone — No fun having, smiling or laughing... just no emotions whatsoever to be safe.


45 posted on 10/24/2013 9:43:51 AM PDT by jag.drafting
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To: trubolotta
I don’t think there is enough rope and lamp posts in the country to eliminate this plague.

Probably not; but fortunately, both are reusable.

46 posted on 10/24/2013 9:46:32 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: MeshugeMikey

Whether they rebel or obey will tell us a lot..............


47 posted on 10/24/2013 9:49:10 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple
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To: MeshugeMikey

Whether they rebel or obey will tell us a lot..............


48 posted on 10/24/2013 9:50:05 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple
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To: MeshugeMikey
Two down, four to go:


49 posted on 10/24/2013 9:54:56 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: Rebelbase

WOOP there it IS!!!

are those not the Best and The Brightest hired By The Great Leaders to FIX the Obamascare website?


50 posted on 10/24/2013 10:08:34 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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