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  • MAJOR COUP: Rapper Ice Cube Helped Donald Trump Develop the Platinum Plan for Black America

    10/15/2020 9:12:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/15/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
    Rapper Ice Cube On Tuesday, Trump campaign senior advisor Katrina Pierson revealed that O’Shea Jackson, the rapper better known as Ice Cube, worked with the Trump administration in the development of the president’s $500 billion Platinum Plan for Black America. Ice Cube later clarified that both the Republicans and the Democrats expressed interest in his Contract With Black America (CWBA), but the Trump campaign worked with Ice Cube before the election, while Democrats said they would address CWBA after November 3. “Shoutout to [Ice Cube] for his willingness to step up and work with [the Trump] Administration to help develop...
  • Algebra for All Doesnt Add Up: How the narrative about white supremacism in math results in delusional policy

    10/08/2020 5:42:42 AM PDT · by karpov · 69 replies
    City Journal ^ | October 7, 2020 | Robert Cherry
    In recent years, education activists have adopted the argument that white supremacism and the misuse of mathematics explain racial inequality in educational attainment. On many levels, mathematics itself operates as Whiteness, University of Illinois professor Rochelle Gutierrez has claimed. In New York City, school officials and the mayors office have embraced this narrative. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza linked black and Hispanic students mathematics deficiencies to teachers implicit bias. Yet at the same time, Mayor Bill de Blasios education masterplan foresees offering algebra, a gateway to higher-level math courses, to all eighth-graders by 2022. Advocacy groups and even some academics contend...
  • Novak Djokovic disqualified from 2020 US Open after hitting ball at line judge

    09/06/2020 2:51:29 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 86 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 6, 2020 | Andrew Julian
    Novak Djokovic was defaulted in the fourth round of the 2020 US Open on Sunday after hitting a ball in frustration that struck a line judge on the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium. That line judge was hit in the throat and had to be helped off the court after appearing to have trouble breathing. Djokovic, a 17-time Grand Slam champion, was disqualified from the tournament. Here are some looks at the incident: The US Open released this statement shortly after Djokovic was defaulted: In accordance with the Grand Slam rulebook, following his actions of intentionally hitting a ball dangerously...
  • 80 People Charged In Federal Takedown Of Nigerian Romance Scams

    09/04/2020 4:48:18 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    Oxygen ^ | 8-26-20 | JILL SEDERSTROM
    One of the scams highlighted by U.S. prosecutors detailed the story of a Japanese woman who believed she was corresponding with a U.S. army captain stationed in Syria. The two had been digital pen pals before the relationship turned romantic and the man claimed he had discovered a bag of diamonds in Syria. He wanted the womans help to smuggle the diamonds out and soon began requesting money to help with the effort in the elaborate ruse. The woman, known in documents as FK, also believed she was corresponding with an acquaintance of her online love who was a Red...
  • Sowell: If Biden Is Elected He Could Push the US Past 'Point of No Return,' Like Roman Empire

    07/25/2020 12:31:36 PM PDT · by yoe · 26 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | July 13, 2020 | Randy DeSoto
    Renowned academic and author Thomas Sowell contends if Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden were to win the presidency, it may well push the United States past the point of no return. On his Fox News program ( Life, Liberty & Levin) Sunday night, host Mark Levin asked Sowell, a senior fellow with the ( Hoover Institution), to speak about the current unrest and general direction of the country.I must say even though Im regarded as pessimistic, I was never pessimistic enough to think that things would degenerate to the point where they are now, where adult human beings are talking...
  • Michigan woman tried to use fake hitman website to kill ex-husband: cops

    07/22/2020 4:58:24 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 22, 2020 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A Michigan woman tried to have her ex-husband killed for $5,000 by contacting a fake hitman website, state police said. Wendy Wein, 51, of South Rockwood, was arrested Friday after she visited a bogus website and completed a service request form requesting a consultation to help her with an issue, Michigan State Police said Tuesday. Wein specified her ex-husband as the target of her problems, police said in a news release. The owner of the website contacted the Michigan State Police because he was concerned that Wein may be attempting to kill her husband.
  • Misusing Editorial Power to Censor Unpopular Research

    07/22/2020 12:05:48 PM PDT · by karpov · 4 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | July 22, 2020 | Russell Warne
    Academic freedom is under assault by people who want to control research and speech. One of their strategies exploits the gatekeeping functions of journal editors to censor unpopular ideas. The leading open-access journal in the field of intelligence research, the Journal of Intelligence, has a policy listed on its website since 2018 that states, The journal will not publish articles that may lead to or enhance political controversies and the editors will judge whether that is the case. In other words, the journals editors will reject manuscripts that could be politically controversialregardless of the quality of the science. On May...
  • Former Atomwaffen Division Leader Pleads Guilty to Swatting Conspiracy

    07/14/2020 6:24:21 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 6 replies ^ | July 14, 2020 | U.S. Attorneys Office Eastern District of Virginia
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A former leader of the white supremacist group Atomwaffen Division pleaded guilty today to charges related to his role in a conspiracy that conducted multiple swatting events targeting journalists, a Virginia university, a historic Virginia church, and a former cabinet official.According to court documents, John Cameron Denton, 26, of Montgomery, Texas, is a former leader of the Atomwaffen Division in Texas. From October 2018 to at least April 2019, Denton and several others conspired together to conduct “swatting” calls. Swatting is a harassment tactic that involves deceiving dispatchers into believing that a person or persons are...
  • Orwellian: Teacher Blames 'Western Imperialism,' 'Colonization' for Concept of 2+2=4

    07/08/2020 7:11:50 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 78 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 8, 2020 | Paula Bolyard
    Brittany Marshall, a self-described teacher and Ph.D. student, took to Twitter this past weekend to voice her displeasure about the concept of 2+2=4, saying the idea of the simple math equation is merely cultural. 1984 called. It wants Room 101 back. Nope the idea of 2+2 equaling 4 is cultural and because of western imperialism/colonization, we think of it as the only way of knowing, wrote Marshall. Never mind that the Arabic numeral system we use is not, you know, Western. Marshall goes by the pronouns she/her and describes herself on Twitter as a teacher, scholar, social justice change agent,...
  • 2+2 = WHITE PRIVILEGE: Math and social justice don't add up.

    07/29/2019 8:56:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 07/29/2019 | Mark Tapson
    In the end, the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy. George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four Its no secret that leftist educators have utterly ruined the fields of the humanities with their Marxist wokeness, postmodern deconstructionism, and openly anti-Western bias. Now The College Fix reports that educators are increasingly imposing a social...
  • BLM Teacher Says 2+2 Only = 4 Because of Western Imperialism

    07/07/2020 8:16:29 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 81 replies
    Summit News ^ | 7/7/20
    A Black Lives Matter-supporting teacher took to Twitter to assert that 2+2 only = 4 because of western imperialism. Yes, really. Brittany Marshalls tweet went viral after she claimed during the course of a discussion about racism, Nope the idea of 2 + 2 equaling 4 is cultural and because of western imperialism/colonization, we think of it as the only way of knowing. Marshall, who includes her pronouns in her bio, lists her occupation as teacher, scholar, social justice change agent and apparently is studying for a PhD at Rutgers. Her bizarre statement is yet another example of Intersectionality, the...
  • Eagles' DeSean Jackson accused of anti-Semitism after posting quotes attributed to Hitler, praising Farrakhan

    07/07/2020 5:25:04 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/07/2020 | Ryan Gaydos |
    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was accused of anti-Semitism on Monday for promoting quotes attributed to Adolph Hitler on his social media. Jackson highlighted three paragraphs from a book that attributed the quotes to Hitler. He posted the picture of the highlighted passages to his Instagram. The passage reads: Hitler said, because the white Jews knows [sic] that the Negros are the real Children of Israel and to keep Americas secret the Jews will black mail America. The will extort America, their pan to world domination wont work if the Negroes know who they were. The white citizens of...
  • Dr. Sowell Asks A Simple Question

    06/23/2020 5:30:53 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    MOTUS ^ | 6-23-20 | MOTUS
    Some of us of a certain age have been asking the same question for a long while now. Since when are Americans so compliant, so acquiescent, so, sofearful? Historians of the future will have a hard time figuring out how so many organized groups of strident jackasses succeeded in leading us around by the nose and morally intimidating the majority into silence. Thomas Sowell (@ThomasSowell) June 22, 2020 Worse than silent really, complicit. Whether we are talking about COVID or BLM, facemasks or prostration, people cant wait to get onboard the train. Good training for your lives under Islam...

    06/22/2020 8:57:09 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 43 replies
    Various Twitter Dens | June 22, 2020 | Mrs Don-o
    A BLM activist gal on Twitter sent a message to her Black and White followers that there are Black Voices they should definitely not be listening too. The dreaded Black Conservatives! So I tweeted the following list, pointedly telling everybody that these are the ones they extra-and-specially ought not to listen to, since they are unbought, unbossed, and insubordinate I would love it if you FReepers would share with us all your favorite Black Voices, yes, tell us who and why. I will keep tweeting them whenever I get a chance. List below
  • Candace Owens - I DO NOT support George Flo and I refuse to see him a martyr

    06/06/2020 7:41:11 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 22 replies
    Candace Owens - I DO NOT support George Flo and I refuse to see him a martyr....
  • Conservative black icon Candace Owenss uncompromising video critique of George Floyd creates a firestorm

    06/05/2020 7:15:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/05/2020 | Peter Barry Chowka
    The release of the official copy of the Hennepin County, Minnesota Medical Examiner’s autopsy of George Floyd on Wednesday inspired conservative black commentator Candace Owens to live stream an18-minute video commentary that has created a firestorm of blowback – with MSM coverage from as far away as New Zealand and Australia. Pro and con discussions of Owens on social media including Twitter reached a peak on Thursday, as the first of several memorial services for Floyd, with Al Sharpton delivering the eulogy, was broadcast live from Minneapolis on all four broadcast television networks, PBS, and the three major cable...
  • Californias College Testing Mistake: The state university system puts racial politics above merit.

    05/23/2020 5:54:39 AM PDT · by karpov · 31 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 22, 2020 | WSJ Editorial Board
    Thursdays decision by the University of California regents to eliminate the SAT and ACT in admissions is a historic blow to excellence in higher education. Applicants to the largest university system in the U.S. will now be judged entirely on how well they can flatter admissions bureaucracies with coached personal statements, as well as high school grade-point averages whose meanings are obscured by grade inflation. The UC started using the SAT in the 1960s to find talented students from modest backgrounds. As an exhaustive faculty senate reportignored by university leadershipput it this year, This original intent is clearly being realized...
  • Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words

    05/19/2020 10:42:08 AM PDT · by Labyrinthos · 7 replies
    PBS ^ | May 18, 2020
    Take a rare look into the life and perspective of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as he discusses his life, legacy and legal theories.
  • Black Slave Poetess: Phillis Wheatleys use of Classical form & content in Revolutionary America

    05/10/2020 3:08:35 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 3 replies
    Philogia ^ | Sydney Vaile
    Should you, my lord, while you peruse my song, Wonder from whence my love of Freedom sprung, Whence flow these wishes for the common good, By feeling hearts alone best understood, I, young in life, by seeming cruel fate Was snatchd from Africs fancyd happy seat . . . . Such, such my case. And can I then but pray Others may never feel tyrannic sway? -To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth By Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley, an eighteenth century poet born in West Africa, arrived on American soil in 1761 around the age of eight. Captured for...
  • Conservative Superstar CANDACE OWENS Is Suspended from Twitter! After Challenging Tyrannical Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer!

    05/02/2020 9:54:07 AM PDT · by Revel · 48 replies
    GP ^ | 5/2/20 | Jim Hoft
    Conservative Superstar Candace Owens was suspended from Twitter today for challenging Michigans tyrannical Governor Gretchen Whitmer! Candace was locked out of her Twitter account. The Pro-Trump author, speaker and pundit has over 2.2 million followers on the social media platform! Candace Owens Tweet: Apparently @GovWhitmer believes she is a duly elected dictator of a socialist country. The people of Michigan need to stand up to her. Open your businesses. Go to work. The police think shes crazy too. They are not going to arrest 10,000,000 people for going to work."