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  • Fraudulent Gay Marriage Study Dupes the Media

    05/26/2015 7:30:45 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 12 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 23, 2015 | Don Irvine
    The mainstream media have some egg on their face today after being forced to retract their reports on a gay-marriage study that was found to have been based on fraudulent research. IMG_0004The study, which appeared in the December 12, 2014 edition ofScience, claimed that support for same-sex marriage among voters increased with the use of door-to-door canvassing, especially if the canvasser was gay. Supporters of gay marriage, who were excited about the results, have now been brought back to reality after one of the authors of the study, Donald Green, a Columbia University political scientist, asked Science to retract the...
  • How did this 146-word essay on Rosa Parks get an A-? UNC football player's shocking term paper..

    03/28/2014 5:17:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 28, 2014 | James Nye
    An awful 146-word term paper littered with grammatical errors that is barely even readable has become a potent visual symbol of the University of North Carolina's fake classes scandal. The one-paragraph essay on civil rights icon Rosa Parks earned an A- and was exposed by former UNC professor Mary Willingham, who spent 10 years teaching UNC's athletes before she turned whistleblower on alleged classroom corruption. The shocking essay came to light during an ESPN documentary timed to coincide with the March Madness basketball competition. It contains allegations that UNC athletes in danger of failing were encouraged to sign up for...
  • An Academic Fraud Exposed

    03/13/2014 5:01:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | March 13, 2014 | Emmett Tyrrell
    WASHINGTON -- From time to time, I put down my duties of writing about politics and other human follies and pick up a book, often a book of poetry, often by W. B. Yeats. The other night I read Yeats' poem "The Fiddler of Dooney." It is a little masterpiece, but then Yeats wrote so many masterpieces. It begins: "When I play on my fiddle in Dooney, Folk dance like a wave of the sea; My cousin is priest in Kilvarnet, My brother in Mocharabuiee. " And on it dances for a few more stanzas, delighting the eye and the...
  • CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders

    01/08/2014 6:41:06 AM PST · by RightGeek · 134 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/7/2014 | Sara Ganim
    (CNN) -- Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at the University of North Carolina walked in looking for help with his classwork. He couldn't read or write. "And I kind of panicked. What do you do with that?" she said, recalling the meeting. Willingham's job was to help athletes who weren't quite ready academically for the work required at UNC at Chapel Hill, one of the country's top public universities. But she was shocked that one couldn't read. And then she found he was not an anomaly. Soon,...
  • Chicago Law School faculty hated Obama

    03/30/2010 8:30:01 AM PDT · by big black dog · 143 replies · 7,019+ views
    The smartest genius President evah is nothing more than a carboard cutout. A fraud. Doesn't exist. We don't even know how he did in school because to this day his transcripts are sealed. Turns out now that when he was an instructor at the Chicago, his colleagues who were actual Professors didn't like him and didn't want him. Obama's position was obtained through political channels. Is the President's resume accurate when it comes to his career and qualifications? I can corroborate that Obama's "teaching career" at Chicago was, to put it kindly, a sham. I spent some time with the...
  • UN climate panel blunders again over Himalayan glaciers

    01/24/2010 5:03:27 PM PST · by ricks_place · 8 replies · 485+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | January 24, 2010 | Jonathan Leake
    The chairman of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has used bogus claims that Himalayan glaciers were melting to win grants worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. Rajendra Pachauri's Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), based in New Delhi, was awarded up to £310,000 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the lion's share of a £2.5m EU grant funded by European taxpayers. It means that EU taxpayers are funding research into a scientific claim about glaciers that any ice researcher should immediately recognise as bogus. The revelation comes just a week after The Sunday Times highlighted serious...
  • Caption Al Gore at UN Climate Change Conference

    12/16/2009 10:00:12 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 41 replies · 1,499+ views
    Former U.S. vice president Al Gore addresses the UN Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen December 15, 2009. Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, right, follows with Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Store a discussions with ministers from Nordic countries on Greenland's ice sheet at the UN Climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday, Dec. 14, 2009. With a week for the climate summit to end, the split between the developing and developed world became sharper as ministers of the world's nations started to arrive for a crucial second week of climate talks.
  • CA: Air board investigating whether lead scientist on diesel regs lied about his Ph.D.

    12/18/2008 5:28:19 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 965+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 12/18/08 | Chris Reed
    Hien T. Tran, the California Air Resources Board scientist who was the lead author and project coordinator of the study justifying the air board's sweeping new efforts to limit diesel emissions, is being investigated by air board officials over allegations he lied about having a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of California at Davis. "We're going to take the appropriate actions if this is true," Leo Kay, ARB's director of communications, told me. James E. Enstrom, an epidemiologist with the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, raised the questions about Tran's qualifications in a Dec. 10 letter to the air...
  • The trouble with Friedman

    08/10/2008 8:03:42 PM PDT · by stan_sipple · 17 replies · 177+ views
    The Economist ^ | 8-7-2008
    At the University of Chicago no man looms larger than Milton Friedman, the Nobel laureate who led the “Chicago school” of economics and who died in 2006. When the university announced plans for a $200m economics institute in May, it seemed fitting that the centre should be named after him. But a small war broke out. On June 6th more than 100 faculty members wrote to the university’s president to protest against the institute. Armed with academia’s common weapons, indignation and verbosity, they said they were all “disturbed by the ideological and disciplinary preference implied by the university’s massive support...
  • Norman Finkelstein's Obscenties (The Dersh On The World's Only Jewish Hitler Lover Alert)

    08/22/2006 2:51:23 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 796+ views ^ | 08/22/06 | Alan Dershowitz
    The level of “academic” discourse on the Middle-East reached a new low—quite a feat considering some of the old lows—when the notorious Jewish anti-Semite and Holocaust-justice denier Norman Finkelstein wrote a screed suggesting that I be targeted “for assassination” because of my views on Israel. The obscene article was accompanied by an obscene cartoon drawn by “Latuff”, a frequent accomplice of Finkelstein. The cartoon portrayed me as masturbating in rapturous joy while viewing images of dead Lebanese civilians on a TV set labeled “Israel peep show,” with a Jewish Star of David prominently featured. The cartoon aptly represents the content...
  • Science Journals Delivering “Political Science”

    02/24/2006 1:06:12 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 23 replies · 567+ views ^ | Feb. 23, 2006 | Michael Fumento
    Last May, a Korean report in Science magazine prompted headlines around the world by declaring it had made tremendous advances in the heretofore disappointing field of embryonic stem cell (ES cell) research. It has now prompted much soul-searching in media land. “How could we have been fooled?” reporters are asking themselves in print. Well, wake up guys, because the major science and medical journals have been fooling you for years. And what appeared to be a trickle when I first wrote on it in 1999 has become a torrent. In fairness, for many submitted papers it’s quite difficult for journal...
  • The Relative Longevity of Science Frauds (Piltdown Man and other hoaxes)

    01/31/2006 7:50:43 PM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 65 replies · 1,242+ views
    TSC Daily ^ | January 30, 2006 | Sallie Baliunas
    The fabricated evidence on human stem cells published by Hwang Woo-suk and colleagues had a life shorter than two years as scientific fact. In contrast, the infamous hominid remains of Piltdown Man announced in 1912 stood as real for nearly 40 years. Hwang Woo-suk et al.’s DNA evidence and photographs of human embryonic stem cells reportedly from a cloned blastocyst were “fabricated,” according to an international investigating panel convened by Seoul National University. The investigation sprang from questions about the cells and DNA evidence posted anonymously at Korea’s Biological Research Information Center. The SNU panel’s independent testing of evidence led...
  • The unholy lust of scientists: It may be time to curtail public financing of scientific research

    01/23/2006 7:26:53 AM PST · by ZGuy · 50 replies · 1,018+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | January 15, 2006 | David S. Oderberg
    In our secular, post-religious society, the figure of the cassock-clad priest has been replaced by that of the white-coated scientist. Dispensing wisdom from the laboratory -- his every word is awaited breathlessly by a world thirsting for knowledge. It's all very well having secular shamans, but when they're caught cooking the holy books once too often, the faithful start to get worried. Scientific fraud, like that perpetrated by South Korean stem-cell researcher Hwang Woo Suk, is not new. Newton did it; Dalton did it; even Sigmund Freud did it. In more recent times, IQ researcher Sir Cyril Burt committed fraud,...
  • Proving science bias

    12/29/2005 2:38:26 PM PST · by neverdem · 9 replies · 583+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | December 29, 2005 | Patrick J. Michaels
    The Washington Proving science biasBy Patrick J. MichaelsPublished December 29, 2005 Advertisement Two recent events underscore the predictability of global warming distortion by those who gain from exaggeration. The events were the Montreal Conference of the Parties that signed the United Nations' Kyoto Protocol on global warming, and the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco. Both took place in early December.     The sheer volume of hype was impressive. Following are the headlines, along with sources, generated on the afternoon of Dec. 7, first from the Montreal U.N. conference. (University news sources are those...
  • Embattled Colorado Professor Files Complaint Against Texas Detractor

    06/09/2005 7:24:07 PM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 29 replies · 1,335+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-06-09-05 2159EDT
    Embattled Colorado Professor Files Complaint Against Texas Detractor The Associated Press Published: Jun 9, 2005 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, whose essay comparing some Sept. 11 victims to Nazis led to an investigation into his scholarship and ethnicity, has filed a complaint against one of his accusers. Churchill's complaint to Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, accuses assistant sociology professor Thomas Brown of academic misconduct. Brown has alleged Churchill fabricated crucial details in his argument that the Army committed genocide against Indians in the 1800s. In an e-mail to The Denver Post Wednesday, Brown said Churchill...
  • The charge: Misrepresentation (Special Report: The Churchill files series, part 5 of 5)

    06/09/2005 2:07:23 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 1 replies · 682+ views
    Rocky Mountain News Special Report ^ | June 9th, 2005 | Kevin Flynn
    Special report: The Churchill files The charge: Misrepresentation Are Ward Churchill's claims of American Indian ancestry valid? Our findings: Genealogical records, DNA dont support assertions. By Kevin Flynn, Rocky Mountain News June 9, 2005 Eleven-year-old Joshua Tyner was hiding in a tree near his family's backwoods Georgia home when marauding Indians shot him and he fell dead to the ground. That's how the old family legend goes. So much for old family legends. Searching for a link: Ken Tyner, 64, of San Diego, is a distant relative of Ward Churchill. Tyner underwent DNA testing last year and found that his...
  • The charge: Mischaracterization (Special Report: The Churchill files series, part 4 of 5 )

    06/08/2005 2:39:12 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 6 replies · 584+ views
    Rocky Mountain ^ | June 8, 2005 | Berny Morson
    The charge: Mischaracterization Did Ward Churchill portray two federal Indian laws incorrectly? Our findings: His claims about Dawes, Indian Arts acts are wrong. By Berny Morson, Rocky Mountain News June 8, 2005 Spelling it out: Ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill says that the Dawes Act of 1887, a copy of which is shown at the CU Law Library, established a "blood quantum" to define Indian identity on racial grounds. But the law, which resulted in one of the nation’s most duplicitous land grabs, contains no mention of a blood quantum. At the center of Ward Churchill's scholarship is his steady...
  • SPECIAL REPORT: The charge: Plagiarism - Did Ward Churchill publish the work of others as his own?

    06/07/2005 3:34:44 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 12 replies · 937+ views
    Rocky Mountain News Special Report ^ | June 7th, 2005 | Laura Frank
    The charge: Plagiarism Did Ward Churchill publish the work of others as his own? By Laura Frank, Rocky Mountain News June 7, 2005 On the banks of the Nisqually River, just before it pours into Puget Sound, is a place as important to American Indian sovereignty rights as the bridge at Selma and the high school in Little Rock are to the civil rights movement. The place is Frank's Landing. Rights battle: Yakima Indians check their nets on the Columbia River near Lyle, Wash. Ward Churchill and Canadian professor Fay Cohen have studied Indian treaty fishing rights and the "Fish...
  • SPECIAL REPORT: The Churchill files, "The charge: Fabrication" (series, part 2 of 5)

    06/06/2005 5:14:21 PM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 17 replies · 764+ views
    Rocky Mountain News Special Report ^ | June 6th, 2005 | Kevin Vaighn
    The charge: Fabrication Did Ward Churchill falsely accuse the U.S. Army in small pox epidemic? Our findings: His claim isn't supported by the sources he has cited. By Kevin Vaughan, Rocky Mountain News June 6, 2005 The year was 1837, the place was the Upper Missouri River Valley in present-day North Dakota, the disease was smallpox, and the effects on American Indians were devastating. None of that is in dispute. One key fact is: how the disease got there. Numerous historical accounts put the blame in the same place - infected travelers on a steamboat bound for a trading post...
  • SPECIAL REPORT: The Churchill files, "Shadows of Doubt"

    06/06/2005 5:04:16 PM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 7 replies · 590+ views
    Rocky Mountain News special report ^ | June 4th, 2005 | By Charlie Brennan, Kevin Flynn, Laura Frank, Berny Morson and Kevin Vaughan
    University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill fabricated historical facts, published the work of others as his own and repeatedly made false claims about two federal Indian laws, a Rocky Mountain News investigation has found. The two-month News investigation, carried out at the same time Churchill and his work are being carefully examined by the university, also unearthed fresh genealogical information that casts new doubts on the professor's long-held assertion that he is of American Indian ancestry. The findings come as Churchill is, essentially, on trial — in the court of public opinion and in the halls of academia. Prickly debates...
  • Case Summary - Eric T. Poehlman

    04/11/2005 10:18:47 AM PDT · by STD · 1 replies · 639+ views
    Federal Register ^ | March 24, 2005 | Gub'ment
    Case Summary - Eric T. Poehlman . Handling Misconduct . [Federal Register: March 24, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 56)] [Notices] [Page 15092-15095] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [] [DOCID:fr24mr05-57] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Findings of Scientific Misconduct AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health have taken final action in the following case: Eric T. Poehlman, Ph.D., University of Vermont: Based on the report of an investigation conducted by the University of...
  • AAR... Ward Churchill protest

    03/02/2005 12:15:34 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 30 replies · 3,156+ views
    We did it... We protested churchill. There was a collection of pro-Churchill moonbats that showed up, and we protested them as well.

    03/01/2005 8:27:33 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 116 replies · 2,724+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | March 1,2005
    University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill makes a point during a lecture in Whitewater, Wisconsin March 1, 2005. Churchill spoke at UW Whitewater as part of Native Pride Week. REUTERS/Allen Fredrickson
  • Operation Infinite Freep..Finalized Ward Churchill Protest details.

    02/28/2005 11:56:40 AM PST · by Thunder90 · 17 replies · 1,471+ views
    The details have been set. The protest is starting at 6 PM at Whitewater. More details are at I want to know who is coming
  • Ward Churchill Canceled Again(EXCELLENT NEWS!)

    02/15/2005 1:30:36 PM PST · by kellynla · 47 replies · 2,620+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 2/14/2005 | World Net Daily
    The University of Oregon has canceled plans to have Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor under fire for calling victims of the 9-11 attacks "Little Eichmans," speak at an on-campus symposium. Churchill was scheduled to give the keynote lunch address at a symposium titled "Homeland 'In'Security: Race, Immigration and Labor in Post-9/11 North America," a joint presentation of the University of Oregon's Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the Center on Diversity and Community, the school's Oregon Daily Emerald reported. According to the report, the directors of the program nixed plans for Churchill and his colleague, Natsu...
  • Soldier of Fortune Editor Denies Ward Churchill's Claim

    02/12/2005 2:34:41 PM PST · by Soliton · 116 replies · 3,693+ views
    First Person | 2/12/05 | Soliton
    I sent the following article to Soldier of Fortune Magazine it was sent to me by Freeper RedDaring. It is the famous 1987 article where Ward Churchill claims to have taught the Weathermen to build bombs. In the same story, Churchill claims that he worked for Soldier of Fortune Magazine and that the editor, Lt.Col. Robert K. Brown, USAR (Ret.) verified his military record. Article: This is the Colonel’s response: “Frank (Soliton): Thanks for forwarding this to me. I had not read this article and as for me checking that scumbag's military record, that's a lot of bullshit just...
  • "Credentials in Question - Identity issues?" - Ward Churchill's 'heritage' doubted

    02/10/2005 10:10:22 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 58 replies · 1,509+ views
    Special Report with Brit Hume - The Grapevine ^ | Thursday, February 10, 2005 | Brit Hume/Michael Levine
    Controversial University of Colorado Professor Ward Churchill, who compared victims of the 9/11 attacks to Nazis says he's "not backing up an inch," insisting, "I owe no one an apology." Speaking at his university last night, Churchill said he not only had the right, but "indeed the obligation" to make the comparison. Meanwhile, questions are mounting about who Churchill actually is. He's built a career in part on his claimed Native American heritage, but a genealogical study by the Rocky Mountain News has found no Native American ancestors in his family. And a fellow researcher has looked into questions about...
  • CU prof's writings doubted

    02/10/2005 10:22:42 AM PST · by bikepacker67 · 55 replies · 1,215+ views
    Denver Post ^ | Dave Curtin and Howard Pankratz
    Two scholars say Churchill's work strayed from facts on two issues University of Colorado officials reviewing Ward Churchill's writings and qualifications will find questions about his scholarship and accuracy dating back at least eight years. "If he is going to get fired, it is going to be for making up data, and that's one thing you can't get away with in the academic community," said Thomas F. Brown, who holds a doctorate from Johns Hopkins and is an assistant professor of sociology at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Brown is one of two professors at different universities who have published...
  • A Churchill By Any Other Name - What the Professor Really Wrote

    02/09/2005 8:42:03 AM PST · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 22 replies · 1,089+ views ^ | 2/9/05 | Robin Mullins Boyd
    A Churchill By Any Other Name By Robin Mullins Boyd February 9, 2005 Ward Churchill shares his surname with one of the pre-eminent figures in world political history, Winston Churchill. That is where the similarities end. The media has been in an uproar since Ward Churchill was "disinvited" to speak at Hamilton College in NY. The invitation was retracted after the public was made aware of the professor's anti-American screed about the September 11 tragedy. The University of Colorado has since started proceedings to evaluate whether Churchill should continue in his tenured position at the university. The uproar centered on...
  • CU teacher: Dismissal was political

    02/08/2005 7:13:56 PM PST · by AdamSelene235 · 25 replies · 780+ views
    Daily Camera ^ | February 8, 2005 | Matthew Beaudin
    An environmental studies instructor whose classes have been canceled by the University of Colorado says she was denied reinstatement for political reasons. Adrienne Anderson, who has taught CU courses critical of big-business environmental policy for 11 years, was effectively let go when the department of environmental studies voted Jan. 31 to cancel her courses after this semester. Anderson said big-business pressure was part of her removal because her students' work often targeted companies with poor environmental records. "If those corporations were acting within the law, my course would be continuing at CU," she said Monday. James White, director of the...
  • 9-11 professor sues over canceled speech (terror-praising Churchill claims rights violated)

    02/08/2005 3:26:48 PM PST · by ViLaLuz · 34 replies · 1,419+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | February 8, 2005 |
    Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor who prompted a national furor by condemning 9-11 victims as "little Eichmanns" and praising the terrorists for their "gallant sacrifices," went to federal court today to challenge the school's cancellation of a speech he was scheduled to give tonight. On Monday, CU administrators announced they had canceled Churchill's planned speech because of security concerns, reported the Denver Post. Earlier this month, Hamilton College in upstate New York canceled a speech by Churchill because of death threats against the professor and its administrators. Regardless of what the judge decides, students of Churchill, an ethnics...
  • Does Ward Churchill commit academic fraud?

    02/08/2005 12:54:34 PM PST · by Madeleine Ward · 13 replies · 1,424+ views
    Apparently, someone has been fact-checking Ward's scholarship and finding that he's fabricated facts. See for yourself.
  • Ward Churchill Interview - Shows what a jerk he is

    02/04/2005 3:53:52 AM PST · by gortklattu · 7 replies · 1,278+ views
    KOA Radio in Denver ^ | Feb 1, 2005 | Mike Rosen
    A conservative commentator holds Churchill accountable for his ridiculous comments and doesn't let up. This interview was good to listen to in that Churchill defines what is wrong in our educational system.
  • Hate Speech, Unless You're A Liberal (Churchill threatens to sue Univ. if fired)

    02/04/2005 8:02:31 AM PST · by mhking · 34 replies · 1,898+ views
    HATE SPEECH, UNLESS YOU'RE A LIBERALBy now you might have heard the saga of Ward Churchill. This is the leftist America-hater that compared the victims of the 9/11 slaughter to Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi Holocaust murderer. In case you need a refresher, here's exactly what he said: "The most that can honestly be said of those involved on Sept. 11 is that they finally responded in kind to some of what this country has dispensed to their people as a matter of course. As for those in the World Trade Center, well, really, let's get a grip here, shall we?...
  • Colo. Prof Challenges Speech Cancellation

    02/08/2005 12:23:20 PM PST · by SmithL · 29 replies · 954+ views
    AP ^ | 2/8/5 | DAN ELLIOTT
    Boulder -- A University of Colorado professor under fire for comparing the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to Nazis went to federal court Tuesday challenging a decision to cancel his speech. On Monday, Colorado administrators announced they had canceled the speech by ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill for Tuesday because of security concerns. Earlier this month, Hamilton College in upstate New York canceled another speech by him because of death threats against the professor and its administrators. The dispute over the professor is one of several controversies that have roiled the Boulder campus. In his filing Tuesday in Denver...
  • Students sue CU to hear Churchill speak

    02/08/2005 10:12:21 AM PST · by AdamSelene235 · 27 replies · 1,045+ views
    daily camera ^ | February 8, 2005 | Camera staff
    A University of Colorado student group filed a motion in U.S. District Court in Denver this morning seeking a preliminary injunction against the university to allow embattled professor Ward Churchill to speak on campus. A hearing on the motion is set for 4 p.m., said David Rhone, a spokesman for the group, CU Students for Churchill. Churchill was to speak at 7 p.m. today in the Glenn Miller Ballroom. However, late Monday, CU officials canceled the speech, citing safety concerns. "We are disappointed in the university for canceling professor Churchill’s lecture scheduled for tonight in the University Memorial Center," Rhone...
  • 'Little Eichmanns' prof to speak here (At University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on March 1)

    02/07/2005 3:29:27 PM PST · by edfrank_1998 · 58 replies · 1,347+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 7 Feb 2005 | Meg Kissinger
    MONDAY, Feb. 7, 2005, 2:31 p.m. 'Little Eichmanns' prof to speak here Ward Churchill, the University of Colorado professor whose remarks comparing the victims of the World Trade Center attacks to a World War II Nazi war criminal, is scheduled to speak at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on March 1, a university spokesman said. Churchill, chairman of Colorado's ethnic studies department, was invited to Whitewater by a group of Native American students. Churchill was scheduled to speak last week at Hamilton College in upstate New York but administrators there cancelled the appearance, citing clear and present danger of violence. His...
  • Prof: More 9/11s May Be Necessary

    02/07/2005 2:46:52 PM PST · by swilhelm73 · 32 replies · 1,476+ views
    CBS ^ | Feb. 6, 2005
    (CBS/AP) A professor who likened World Trade Center victims to a notorious Nazi suggested to a magazine that more terror attacks may be necessary to radicalize Americans to fight the misuse of U.S. power. In an interview Ward Churchill gave with Satya magazine, he was asked about the effectiveness of protests of U.S. policies and the Iraq war, and responded: "One of the things I've suggested is that it may be that more 9/11s are necessary." The interview prompted Gov. Bill Owens to renew his call for Churchill's firing. "It's amazing that the more we look at Ward Churchill, the...
  • Prof: I want U.S. off the planet (Ward Churchill Barf Alert)

    02/07/2005 1:25:59 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 50 replies · 1,933+ views ^ | February 7, 2005 |
    Characterizing 9-11 terror victims as "little Eichmanns" and commending the al-Qaida suicide hijackers for their "gallant sacrifices" may not even be the most outrageous statements University of Colorado ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill ever made. In the April 2004 edition of Satya Magazine, a monthly publication "focusing on vegetarianism, environmentalism, animal advocacy, and social justice," Churchill, under fire for his post 9-11 essay, said: "[I want the] U.S. off the planet. Out of existence altogether."
  • Mike Rosen: The professor must go (Ward Churchill at Univ. of Colorado)

    02/07/2005 2:30:03 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 28 replies · 1,784+ views
    Rocky Mountain News column ^ | February 4th, 2005 | Mike Rosen
    Rosen: The professor must go February 4, 2005 Isn't it ironic that a man who trampled on the free speech rights of Italian-Americans marching in the Columbus Day parade, now hides behind the First Amendment to save his job at the University of Colorado? Let's make one thing clear: this is not a First Amendment issue. As an American citizen, Ward Churchill can defame the memory of Americans murdered on 9/11 and spew his brand of mindless bile without fear of legal prosecution because the First Amendment prohibits Congress from making laws that abridge his freedom of speech. But this...
  • CU Regent Defends Ward Churchill

    02/06/2005 6:42:05 PM PST · by vonda · 15 replies · 924+ views
    The Cherry Creek News ^ | 2/6/05 | Vonda
    A CU Regent, liberal-lawyer-Democrat Michael Carrigan, is defending CU Professor/Traitor Ward Churchill, in a statement published on the website of the Cherry Creek News, a newspaper in the heart of liberal Denver neighborhoods. It's time to recall this bozo Carrigan. You can find the article at
  • Pacifism as Pathology By Ward Churchill

    02/06/2005 5:26:49 PM PST · by ken21 · 78 replies · 3,002+ views
    An Phoblacht/Republican News ^ | January 28, 1999 | Tom Shelley
    [An Phoblacht/Republican News] The limits of pacificism Pacifism as Pathology By Ward Churchill Published by Arbeiter Ring (e mail: I would recommend to republicans a new book entitled ``Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America.'' It is a re-introduction of an essay written by Ward Churchill in 1984. This version includes a supplementary essay by Canadian anti-imperialist Mike Ryan, and an introduction by recently-released American anti-imperialist POW Ed Mead. I think it could be a valuable resource for republicans and their allies. Ward Churchill, who is of American Indian descent, served for a...
  • Ward Churchill Interview: "I want the US off the planet. Out of existence altogether."

    02/06/2005 5:07:53 PM PST · by nwrep · 128 replies · 4,881+ views
    "Satya" Magazine ^ | April 2004 | nwrep
    Terrorist supporter, freedom's parasite and anti-American anarchist Ward Churchill gave an interview to the Brooklyn-based "Satya" magazine. Here are some excerpts: ************************************************************** This issue of Satya is trying to push the debate about whether or not violence is an appropriate means for a desired end. With animal activists, there’s a growing gap between people who feel it’s not and others who feel that, for example, breaking into laboratories to liberate animals or burning down property is an effective way to stop abuse. Well, that’s an absurd framing in my view. Defining violence in terms of property—that basically nullifies the...
  • The Genocide That Wasn’t: Ward Churchill’s Research Fraud

    02/08/2005 7:54:20 AM PST · by freespirited · 83 replies · 14,808+ views
    Abstract: This is a work in progress that I am making available due to the current interest in Ward Churchill’s writings. I show that Churchill has committed research fraud, and very possibly committed perjury as well. This article analyzes Churchill’s fabrication of a genocide. Churchill invented a story about the US Army deliberately creating a smallpox epidemic among the Mandan people in 1837 by distributing infected blankets. While there was a smallpox epidemic on the Plains in 1837, it was entirely accidental, the Army wasn’t involved, and nearly every element of Churchill’s story is a total invention. My goal here...
  • Prominent Statisticians Refute 'Explanation' of 2004 U.S. Exit Poll Discrepancies ...

    02/01/2005 8:40:25 AM PST · by 1066AD · 101 replies · 3,120+ views
    Emediawire dfor USCOUNTVOTES.ORG ^ | 1/31/2004 | Press Release
    Prominent Statisticians Refute 'Explanation' of 2004 U.S. Exit Poll Discrepancies in New Edison/Mitofsky Report and Urge Investigation of U.S. Presidential Election Results President Bush won November's election by 2.5% yet exit polls showed Kerry leading by 3%. Which was correct? (PRWEB) January 31, 2005 -- "There are statistical indications that a systematic, nationwide shift of 5.5% of the vote may have occurred, and that we'll never get to the bottom of this, unless we gather the data we need for mathematical analysis and open, robust scientific debate.", says Bruce O'Dell, USCountVotes' Vice President. The study, “Response to Edison/Mitofsky Election System...
  • Smoggy Statistics

    11/22/2004 11:32:26 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 10 replies · 493+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, November 18, 2004 | By Steven Milloy
    “Increases in air pollution caused by cars, power plants and industry can be directly linked to higher death rates in U.S. cities, a study said,” reported Reuters this week. The Reuters reporter, I suppose, had no hope of taking the study’s results to task (as they beg to be) since she was undoubtedly hypnotized by the ostensible prestige of the journal in which the study was published— the Nov. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association— the seemingly mesmerizing affiliations of the study’s authors (Yale University and the Johns Hopkins University), and the sleep-inducing nature of the...
  • Blunderbuss-Packin' Mama Typical of Armed Patriots

    02/12/2004 5:18:10 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 41 replies · 202+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | 2-12-04 | Nancy Ann Holtz
    Kimberley Strassel (de gustibus, Taste page, Weekend Journal, Feb. 6) reminds us of historian Michael Bellesiles's discredited claim that many fewer colonists had guns than previously supposed. In Page Smith's "A People's History of the American Revolution" we learn that close to 90% of the rebel soldiers came from farms, where hunting was part of daily life. But even in towns people were armed. A British soldier looting Cambridge wrote that "even women had firelocks. One was seen to fire a blunderbuss between her father and her husband from their windows. . . ." Boston patriots, ordered to surrender their...
  • BELLESILES COVERAGE: Report accuses Bellesiles of research misconduct (update)

    10/29/2002 7:34:05 AM PST · by Drango · 27 replies · 285+ views
    Emory Wheel ^ | 10/29/02 | Andrew Ackerman
    BELLESILES COVERAGE: Report accuses Bellesiles of research misconductBy Andrew AckermanNews Editor October 29, 2002Professor of History Michael Bellesiles resigned from the University Friday, bringing an end to an unprecedented eight-month investigation into an Emory professor's research. The resignation was announced along with a damning report from an outside investigative committee charged with evaluating Bellesiles' scholarship. Bellesiles is the author of Arming America: Origins of a National Gun Culture, which challenges the long-held belief that early Americans depended heavily on guns. Bellesiles argues that guns were more rare in early America than previously thought, basing his claim on thousands of probate...
  • Professor "Quits" After Anti-Gun Book Found Fraudulent

    10/28/2002 8:54:26 AM PST · by 11th Earl of Mar · 81 replies · 561+ views
    <p>Michael Bellesiles, the history professor who wrote that firearms were rare in early America, has resigned from Atlanta's Emory University after an investigation found he "willingly misrepresented the evidence" in his award-winning book.</p> <p>The three-person committee — composed of scholars from Princeton University, Harvard University and the University of Chicago — found that Mr. Bellesiles' work showed "evidence of falsification," "egregious misrepresentation" and "exaggeration of data."</p>
  • Scolded author quits Emory (Michael Bellesiles)

    10/26/2002 7:08:18 AM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 21 replies · 293+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Costitution ^ | 10/25/2002 | Karen Hill
    An Emory University history professor has resigned after an outside academic panel issued a report condemning his research for a book that went to the heart of the national controversy over gun control. Emory officials said Friday that Michael Bellesiles' resignation is effective Dec. 31. They also released for the first time Friday the panel's 40-page report, dated July 10, and a statement from Bellesiles disputing the panel's findings. Bellesiles, who said he had enjoyed his 14 years at Emory, continued that he "cannot continue to teach in what I feel is a hostile environment." He said he will, instead,...