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  • UCSB White Student Union to Stage 'White Solidarity' Walk Out

    11/27/2015 4:16:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | November 27, 2015 | Pardes Seleh
    The Black Lives Matter movement at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is officially being challenged by a new rival campus group, the UCSB White Student Union (WSU). In response to a series of “black-out” demonstrations last week at UCSB and college campuses nationwide calling for “solidarity with Mizzou” black students, the UCSB WSU decided to form its own antithetical “White Student Walk Out” calling for “solidarity” with white students. “Join us as we walk out of our classes at 12:30 PM to show solidarity for our brothers and sisters of European descent,” the Walk Out event description reads....
  • Should You Take the Recommended Meds?

    “I’m writing you a prescription for drugs A, B and C,” the doctor says. “Take those from now on, and you’ll feel like yourself again.” These kind of medical recommendations are issued with increasing frequency in the United States, and patients are generally quick to follow the orders. Researches at the Mayo Clinic reported that almost 70 percent of Americans today are taking at least one prescription drug, and over half are taking at least two. A smaller percentage of Americans are on numerous prescriptions. In 2014, Americans were written a total of 4.33 billion prescriptions. For a population of...
  • Lamb of God Died for Us

    11/25/2015 10:11:19 AM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/25/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    On my bike exercising in the morning in North Florida, at the grave site of a little girl, abut 6 years old that was murdered and tossed into a trash receptacle, made this video. After singing a short verse of the hymn, Blessed Assurance, I tell how to come to the Lord and make peace with Him from our sin.
  • Scientists still can’t settle on what killed the dinosaurs

    11/24/2015 11:44:46 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 53 replies ^ | Nov 24, 2015 | Rachel Feltman
    ..."We really have no idea."
  • Beirut on the Seine

    11/24/2015 10:02:46 PM PST · by wayne_shrugged · 3 replies
    Justin Washington The Blogger ^ | 11/24/2015 | Justin Washington
    In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13, it has come to light that Brian Williams was actually on the ground reporting from all the physical attack locations in Paris simultaneously. Apparently, Mr. Williams -- slightly injured in the attacks -- interviewed Hillary Clinton, and she stated that the cause of the attacks was a YouTube film. When asked to identify which film, she said that that information was highly classified and contained on one of her personal file servers which has been temporarily misplaced. Immediately after the 3 explosions outside the Stade de France...
  • Is Your Kid a Weirdo?

    11/24/2015 8:29:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 98 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | November 21, 2015 | Robert S. McCain
    America is in the grip of a crisis, namely a shortage of normal people. Evidence indicates that the population of kooks and freaks is rapidly increasing, and there are simply not enough sane people to keep the weirdos under control. Especially among the under-30 demographic, the United States is struggling to cope with the proliferation of dangerous perverts, drug addicts, psychotics and Ivy League liberal arts majors: A student at Columbia University is urging the school to inject more diversity into its required courses, claiming she suffered severe emotional trauma from reading too many books by and about white people....
  • Come to Jesus Make Peace

    11/24/2015 7:16:11 AM PST · by Revski · 5 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/24/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    While on my bike exercising in the morning in North Florida, I made this short video of me singing one verse of the song, “Blessed Assurance” and tell how to come to the Lord and make peace with Him from our sin. Sorry for back ground noise, this video was done near a busy highway.
  • More than 30 ‘White Student Union’ pages created on Facebook in last week

    11/23/2015 6:53:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The College Fix ^ | November 23, 2015 | Jason Weaver, University of Michigan
    More than 30 “White Student Union” pages have recently sprung up over the last several days on Facebook, pages that affiliate themselves with various universities around the nation. The creation of an “Illini White Student Union” Facebook page that surfaced Nov. 18 in response to a “Black Student Solidarity Rally” at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign gained national attention, but apparently it’s just the tip of the iceberg. Over the last week, at least 33 other “White Student Union” pages have appeared on Facebook, according to research conducted Sunday by The College Fix. Notably, “White Student Union” Facebook pages...
  • Detroit Public Schools Bankruptcy Could Cost the State $3.4 Billion

    11/23/2015 10:37:33 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 26 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/21/2015 | Tom Gantert
    The Detroit Public Schools' $1.3 billion in pension obligations is the major roadblock to the school district filing for bankruptcy, according to a recent state of Michigan analysis. That $1.3 billion is how much the district must pay into the pension system from 2016 to 2031, according to Kurt Weiss, spokesman for the state Treasury department. “Our estimates are actually quite conservative,” Weiss said in an email. Pension legacy costs for public school employees have skyrocketed statewide, not just in Detroit. Required employer contributions to the statewide school pension system have increased by 92 percent from 2007 to 2014, increasing...
  • 'Union Time on Taxpayers' Dime' Bills Fate Uncertain in GOP House

    11/23/2015 6:56:37 AM PST · by MichCapCon
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/22/2015 | Jarrett Skorup
    Just before recessing for a two-week Thanksgiving break, the Michigan Senate passed a pair of bills to prohibit two particular schemes that require taxpayers to pay for work done on behalf of teacher and government employee unions. The legislation, Senate bills 279 and 280, has been dubbed by some “the Steve Cook bills.” Senate Bill 279 would outlaw pension spiking of the type that allowed Michigan Education Association President Steve Cook to use a $201,613 union salary to pad his taxpayer-funded pension. Earlier this year, Michigan Capitol Confidential broke the story about how Cook took advantage of a special deal...
  • vanity, question on excel

    11/22/2015 4:55:55 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 19 replies
    11/22/15 | self
    I need an excell guru There is a formatting within excell to have either rows or columns locked in place, but all remaining columns to the right, or rows below, scrollable I am trying to lock a sheet with the first 5 columns locked, and all columsn to the right scrollable to enter data I took excel years ago, have only seen this a few times, no one really needs it where I work what is this called and how do I do it? I have EXCEL 2007
  • The Chickens of Communism Have Come Home to Roost

    11/21/2015 11:05:50 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/21/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    If people fail to understand the concept of Big Brother Government and the Welfare State, forgetting patriotism, cultural heritage, and history, all freedoms will vanish. The chickens of intolerance and communist social justice have come home to roost on the American campus. Decades of Marxist indoctrination by the vaunted communist academia are finally paying off—our cultural heritage is replaced by cultural Marxism and primitive cultures that are deemed superior to ours and worshipped. Academia has been blotting out the past and revising history for a while but with increased vengeance since Jimmy Carter founded the U.S. Department of Education on...
  • Bengal Tiger & Jungle Habitat

    11/21/2015 3:38:47 AM PST · by Revski · 4 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/21/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This is an animation of a Bengal tiger, also called the Royal Bengal tiger, is the most numerous tiger subspecies. It is the national animal of both India and Bangladesh. By 2011, the total population was estimated at fewer than 2,500 individuals with a decreasing trend. A South American, Colombian Parakeet (Perija) that is listed as critically endangered and is a threatened species is quoting biblical scriptures.
  • Student organizations rally against the ‘White Lives Matter’ movement lurking on campus

    11/20/2015 11:05:02 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Signal ^ | November 18, 2015 | Zekari Smith
    Stickers emblazoned with “White Lives Matter” have been popping up around Georgia State’s campus for the past month, and the people behind them are currently unknown. For Georgia State students who remember the White Student Union controversy back in 2013, Patrick Sharp is an easy scapegoat. Sharp, however, refuted this claim, but does say that many people have approached him about the stickers, many of whom could have been the creator. “Many, if not most white students are tired of racial double standards but don’t want to have lunatics coming after them, as I have. So I don’t know who...
  • Uh oh. “White Student Union” proposed at University of Illinois

    11/20/2015 10:38:56 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | November 20, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    This may not even be real, and if it is it may be squashed like a bug, but it’s sure to spur a discussion of demographic craziness on America’s college campuses. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, somebody (still anonymous at this point, apparently) put up a Facebook page announcing the proposed formation of a White Student Union which purports to specifically counter the activities of Black Lives Matter demonstrations on campus. Needless to say, this is going to set some people’s hair on fire. (Washington Post) A Facebook page ostensibly created for an audience at the University of...
  • Combined Suicide and Murder Rates by Country

    11/20/2015 6:51:37 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The chart shows the combined suicide and intentional homicide rates for 26 developed nations. It is always hard to come up with a list of countries to choose, so I let the Washington Post choose this list. They conveniently came up with the list in an article on suicide. As with most international comparisons, one of the major questions is: What countries do you choose to compare? It makes an enormous difference, and can cause exactly opposite conclusions. Why was Luxembourg included, but not Australia? Ask the Washington Post. Why was Iceland included, but not the U.S. Virgin Islands?...
  • University pressures Facebook to shut down 'Illini White Student Union' page

    11/19/2015 9:12:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Daily Ilini ^ | November 18, 2015 | Marijo Enderle
    Update: Campus spokeswoman Robin Kaler said the University will continue to work with Facebook to have the Illini White Student Union page removed from the site. “It is disturbing and cowardly that someone would create an anonymous and senseless social media page specifically designed to intimidate others, including and especially our students. When we became aware of the page, we immediately contacted Facebook and requested that it be removed," Kaler said in an email. "Facebook has been responsive to our requests, but the page continues to be reposted. We are continuing to work with Facebook to address this matter. We...
  • German Universities Now All Free of Tuition Fees for International Students

    11/19/2015 3:43:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    MiGreat ^ | 10/2014 | JOSEPHINE GOUBE
    Universities in Germany are now free of tuition fees for all including international students. Lower Saxony became the last of seven German states to abolish their tuition fees, which were already extremely low. German universities had been charging for tuition since 2006. The measure proved unpopular, and German states began dropping them one by one. It is now all gone throughout the country, even for foreigners. This means that now, both domestic and international undergraduate students at public universities in Germany are able to study in Germany for free, with just a small fee to cover administration -- usually between...
  • Why We Are Afraid, A 1400 Year Secret, by Dr Bill Warner [Video]

    11/18/2015 6:31:54 PM PST · by amorphous · 27 replies
    Youtube ^ | Aug 31, 2012 | Dr Bill Warner
    The history of Islam in Europe and how it effects us to this day. This is a history based on numbers and facts that you may not see anywhere else and explains why we may be afraid to see Islam for what it is based on its own doctrine and practice.
  • School District Finances Can Plead the Fifth After So Many Years Under Bill

    11/18/2015 9:10:11 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/16/2015 | Jack Spencer
    Legislation has been introduced to create what is in effect a statute of limitations concerning public school financial audits. House Bill 5007 would prevent auditors from delving into past school district audits other than those of the most recent years. “We don’t want audits to go back 10 years,” said Nick Wake, spokesman for Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nashville, the bill's sponsor. “We’re capping the audits so they can’t go back beyond three years.” In Michigan every school district, intermediate school district and public charter school has to complete a financial audit each year. These audits must be posted on the...
  • U. Minnesota student government votes against 9/11 ceremony; didn’t want to spread Islamophobia

    11/17/2015 8:32:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Washington Post's Grade Point ^ | November 16, 2015 | Susan Svrluga
    A resolution to honor the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks each year at the University of Minnesota was rejected by the student government there, with some students expressing concern that such a measure could foster “Islamaphobia.” The resolution noted that the attack still has a lasting effect on many on campus, and “the events of that date are of immeasurable importance to the world we live in today,” and that the university has no formal memorial for that date on campus. It called for a moment of recognition on the morning of Sept. 11, 2016, and every year to...
  • Paris and Mizzou are two sides of the same coin…

    11/17/2015 8:46:44 AM PST · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-17-15 | Vince
    The ISIS attacks on civilians in Paris and the attacks on common sense across the country are two sides of the same coin. Both were carried out by those who hate freedom…. Not their freedom of course, but yours. With ISIS (as well as fanatical Muslims around the planet) you are expected to live the way they want you to, to act the way they want you to, but most of all you must believe the way they want you to… or they will simply kill you. At Mizzou, Yale and Amherst, protesters, (as well as liberals everywhere across the...
  • Obama’s three lynch mob movements

    11/17/2015 7:04:13 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/17/15 | Matthew Vadum
    The left-wing lynchers doing the president's bidding in the streets Barack Obama’s demagogic presidency has unleashed state-sanctioned mob violence to a degree not seen since the Jim Crow era. Obama-approved lynch mobs have been helping to force the fundamental transformation of America that the radical left-wing community organizer promised on the campaign trail in 2008. Creating little armies of malcontents has long been the way Obama’s fellow Marxist agitators have turned groups in society against each other in order to generate the civil unrest and societal instability needed to effect unwanted change. Sometimes thugs get things done that elections can’t....
  • LSU student thinks guide wire loop is a noose & freaks.

    11/17/2015 6:39:28 AM PST · by prplhze2000 · 27 replies
    Jackson Jambalaya ^ | October 12, 2015 | kingfish
    You can't make this up. Black student sees guide wire ripped out of ground and hanging over tree. Thinks one inch loop is a noose and freaks out.
  • Does "mismatch" help explain militant black fragility?

    11/16/2015 5:32:47 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 14 replies
    Powerline ^ | November 16, 2015 | Paul Mirengoff
    In the end, however, students admitted due to racial preferences surely understand that they are at a competitive disadvantage. This realization is likely to have adverse psychological consequences for some. If so, some of the more mystifying aspects of the militant fragility become easier to explain. Why does this movement insist that its members' mental health is in jeopardy? The fact that someone, somewhere on a sprawling campus used the 'N' word seems like an insufficient explanation. The fact that these students are competing with students who have a built-in advantage seems like a better one.
  • Hillary Clinton Dead Wrong: Charter Schools Must and Do Take 'Hardest to Teach'

    11/16/2015 8:56:29 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 7 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/14/2015 | Tom Gantert
    A much higher proportion of students attending Michigan’s public charter schools come from low-income families compared to the state's conventional public schools, according to the state's Center for Educational Performance and Information. Last year, children eligible for free or reduced-price lunches due to low family income comprised 70 percent of the charter school student population, compared to 44 percent in conventional public schools. The figures are newsworthy in light of recent comments from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that charter schools don’t take the "hardest to teach" students. Here’s what she said: "The original idea behind the charter schools …...
  • Beyond Sunday

    11/15/2015 6:02:28 AM PST · by steve8714
    Today I went to Mass, the first time since I heard my pastor compare Pope Francis to the prophet Amos, favorably. Today was also the day the hectoring began for "Beyond Sunday", the latest rebrand of the Archdiocesan Expansion Fund. Those of us who remember the pre-1968 Church might recall a vibrant Catholic presence in the black neighborhoods of North St. Louis. A sizable minority were Roman Catholic, attracted by the ability to send their children to Corpus Christi, Mercy, DeAndreis, Laboure, or even McBride, St. Marks or Rosati-Kain high schools, keeping them out of the street life at a...
  • Mizzou protesters, Black Lives Matter complain Paris attacks stole their headlines

    11/14/2015 7:25:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 14, 2015 | Kellan Howell
    Activists that have taken over U.S. college campuses this week protesting racial injustice took to Twitter last night to complain that news coverage of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris had stolen their spotlight. Black Lives Matter and Mizzou protesters on Twitter said their struggles with racial oppression were being “erased” by the overwhelming news coverage of the murder of scores of people at the hands of Islamic State extremists. “Racist white people kill me, you want everyone to have sympathy for YOUR tragedy, but you have none for ours,” one user tweeted, adding “#Mizzou.” “Disgusted @ white conservative Americans...
  • Worthy Forever

    11/14/2015 7:15:26 AM PST · by Revski · 4 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11-14-2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This spiritual tune is taken out Revelations 4: 11 to reveal the truth concerning Jesus the Lord. Rev. 4: 11 This video and singing with mandolin by Revski and has no animals but me. ))
  • Saul Alinsky Alive And Well On College Campuses Across the Country!

    11/13/2015 4:09:35 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/15 | Leigh Bravo
    Free public college, Cancellation of all student debt, A $15 minimum wage Who, you ask, is Saul Alinsky? He was a self-proclaimed radical who supported guerilla tactics and civil disobedience to get what he wanted. In 1971 he wrote about his book “Rules for Radicals, “The Prince was written by Machiavelli for the Haves on how to hold power,” “Rules for Radicals is written for the Have-Nots on how to take it away.” Another notable quote from Alinsky,
  • Brutal: College student who wants free everything humiliated on Neil Cavuto

    11/13/2015 1:23:19 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 39 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Make it stop. What happens when a pie-in-the-sky liberal, prattling on about social justice and all that sort of thing, actually gets challenged by someone who knows what he’s talking about and knows how to ask the right questions in the right way? This. You can’t help but feel badly for Keely Mullen. I know, she’s asking for it by advocating such insanity and you’ve got to be ready to rumble when you go into the public square. But it’s hard to watch anyone get humiliated this badly and not want to just tell the referee to stop the fight....

    11/13/2015 1:19:38 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/15 | Jeff Crouere
    Forces of political correctness won again and this sickness, a political bubonic plague, will continue to spread throughout the country It seems that Missouri is the state for mob rule. Last year, America witnessed a breakdown of order in Ferguson following the death of African American teenager Michael Brown. Even though the Justice Department exonerated Darren Wilson, the white police officer involved in the shooting of Brown, protesters still maintained the fiction that Brown was ruthlessly killed in a racist manner. They repeated the false mantra, “hands up, don’t shoot,” even though witnesses say that Brown never uttered those words....
  • Infants in University Land

    11/12/2015 1:01:08 PM PST · by DanMiller · 4 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | November 12, 2015 | Dan Miller
    The infants at Yale's Silliman (residential) College may deserve better, but it would have to start with fresh diapers and spankings. When I was a Yale undergraduate about a half century ago, my fellow students were young men, not infants; they had senses of humor. Those who helped us to learn were adults. They did not much care whether their words might offend the easily offended. Neither did we.This song was sung by the returning class of 1963, my class. I wish I had been able to attend and wonder whether it will eventually cease to be sung at Yale. Video...
  • The Best is Yet to Come … of course it is

    11/11/2015 3:07:35 PM PST · by Yankee-Maine · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/11/15 | Jim Yardley
    Missouri University: They should have been treated as a child would have been treated The Internet today has been simply aflame with stories and articles about the complete meltdown of sanity at Missouri University (or Mizzou if you prefer) over one of the precious students finding themselves offended by something. Sadly, however, exactly what it was that offended the students was rather elusive. On the other hand, their response to these alleged offenses was utterly evident. For our convenience, the best organized of the student protesters drafted a list of demands, including the termination of the university’s president, which they...
  • Worthy & Forever

    11/11/2015 2:41:55 PM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/11/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    I John 2: 17 And the world passes away, and the lust thereof: but he that dose the will of God abides for ever. This video footage of an animated red shoulder hawks in flight and a tree perched inspirational message.
  • You Are Worthy

    11/11/2015 11:36:22 AM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/11/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This spiritual tune is taken out Revelations 4: 11 to reveal the truth concerning Jesus the Lord. Rev. 4: 11 You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for you have created all things, and for your pleasure they are and were created.
  • Universities getting bitten by their own lessons in Anarchy 101

    11/11/2015 9:40:27 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/11/15 | Jerry Todd
    As a Journalism Professor at University of Missouri, my friend Mike Jenner has suddenly found himself in the middle of a college crisis. It aptly demonstrates how our institutions of higher learning are beginning to get a nose full of the anarchy they have taught their students for years in a Godless vacuum. Academia – the home of divisive political correctness and the end of intelligent discourse that is supposed to be the hallmark of higher education. I’m not blaming Mike – I’m sure to survive in a college atmosphere, he has to modulate his expressions of faith and stick...
  • Hillary Clinton Dead Wrong: Charter Schools Must and Do Take 'Hardest to Teach'

    11/11/2015 8:41:14 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 3 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/10/2015 | Tom Gantert
    A much higher proportion of students attending Michigan’s public charter schools come from low-income families compared to the state's conventional public schools, according to the state's Center for Educational Performance and Information. Last year, children eligible for free or reduced-price lunches due to low family income comprised 70 percent of the charter school student population, compared to 44 percent in conventional public schools. The figures are newsworthy in light of recent comments from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton that charter schools don’t take the "hardest to teach" students. Here’s what she said: "The original idea behind the charter schools …...
  • More Gun Ignorance from and the NYPD

    11/11/2015 6:00:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 November, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The two pistols shown above were misidentified as "submachine guns" by both the New York Police Department and From A man stopped for public drinking on Staten Island had two submachine guns on him, police said. Even though the correct models of the pistols are given in the story, they are still misidentified as submachine guns. When the officers opened the bag, police say they found an Intratec Model AB-10 submachine gun and a Calico Model M-9 submachine gun. With all the scorn that has been heaped on media outlets for their ignorance about guns over the...
  • (vanity) Lessons re-learned the Easy Way

    11/10/2015 11:05:36 PM PST · by packrat01 · 23 replies
    self | 11 Nov. 2015 | self
    We had a bit of a scare this evening. It was after dark. Several LE vehicles on the roads around our house shining spotlights, soon joined by a helicopter. Obviously looking for someone. Before the helicopter joined, I had thought it might be an exercise, but one of the neighbors said our county can't afford a chopper for a practice run. It was 'bout a week ago when the LE did find a different someone, hiding in a culvert not far from here. Suspect in a high-speed chase who had fired (allegedly) at the LE in pursuit. We were wondering...
  • Missouri’s University of Butthurt

    11/10/2015 3:17:42 PM PST · by Starman417 · 20 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-10-15 | DrJohn
    College Football Team Fires University President, says Steve Sailer at VDARE. And they have. Piqued because their demands have not been met, some of the football players at the University of Missouri threatened to go on strike. They bagged a President and a Chancellor: The University of Missouri system's president, Tim Wolfe, and the chancellor of the flagship campus, R. Bowen Loftin, announced on Monday that they were resigning their posts in the face of growing protests by African-American students, the threat of a walkout by faculty and a strike by football players who said the administrators had done too...
  • Why the last few days at Mizzou have college administrators everywhere scared

    11/10/2015 10:20:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | November 9, 2015 | Sam Mellinger
    * Football players boycotted, and essentially forced the tumbling of Mizzou’s power structure * All across the country, college administrators are taking notice and some are scared * The power dynamics in a billion dollar industry are changing COLUMBIA — The intention, presumably, was to show strength and solidarity. On the surface, Missouri's two most powerful athletics officials did that in a press conference here on Monday. Gary Pinkel, the football coach, talked of supporting his players. Mack Rhoades, the athletics director, talked of using an extraordinary last few days to improve life on campus. But underneath all of...
  • Teachers Making Over $80,000 Say They Need Second Jobs 'To Make Ends Meet'

    11/10/2015 10:11:50 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 56 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/4/2015 | Tom Gantert
    One schoolteacher who gets paid $87,349 annually, and another who gets $80,472, were highlighted in a recent Oakland Press article complaining that teachers had to get second jobs “to make ends meet.” The article was written by a third teacher, Julia Satterthwaite, who works at the Rochester Community Schools district and is described as a "summer intern” for the newspaper. The article featured one of the author’s colleagues, Karen Malsbury, who has been teaching for 14 years. Malsbury was quoted as saying, “There is little or no room for professional growth, little opportunity to increase your personal income, no step...
  • Hillary Has It Wrong: Low Income City Doesn't Mean Low Income Schools

    11/10/2015 6:09:33 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 7 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 11/8/2015 | Tom Gantert
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently said in an interview that politicians don’t fund schools in poor areas. Clinton said, “But I am also fully aware that there are a lot of substandard public schools. But part of the reason for that is that policymakers and local politicians will not fund schools in poor areas that take care of poor children to the level that they need to be.” In Michigan, urban school districts often get considerably more federal money than other districts, largely due to special funding targeted at them. For example, the average school district here received $513...
  • An Ivy League Lynch Mob

    11/10/2015 5:43:49 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/10/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Marx and Man at Yale Campus leftists disrupted a Yale University conference on free speech and terrorized attendees Saturday as part of a lingering protest against school administrators’ allegedly permissive attitude toward culturally insensitive Halloween costumes. Attendees at the “Fifth Annual Conference on the Future of Free Speech: Threats in Higher Education and Beyond,” sponsored by the school’s William F. Buckley Jr. Program, were given an unscheduled demonstration of the threat that college students pose to higher education today as they were harassed and spat upon by protesters.
  • You know what America? Maybe a college education isn't all it's cracked up to be...

    11/09/2015 5:35:02 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 28 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-9- | The Looking Spoon
    An Associate Master at Yale writes an email complaining that basically college kids...KIDS...are too politically correct and too wimpy to deal with it. The specific topic was on whether or not the university should police what students wear on Halloween to make sure they don't don anything too offensive (i.e. some New England WASP has no business  dressing up as...say...Geronimo wearing black face, or anything at all for that matter). That is an oversimplification of what was actually said (the link above has the full text of the email), but it's also the gist. The email became widely known and...
  • Professor: Whites at Fault for all Black on Black Crime

    11/09/2015 8:25:59 AM PST · by rightistight · 76 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 11/9/15 | Aurelius
    Melina Abdullah, the Professor and Chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles, believes there is no such thing as "black on black crime." Instead, she believes that when an African American person commits a crime against another African American, it is actually the fault of white people and their "White Supremacy." Dr. Abdullah posted these, as well as other musings on race relations in the United States, on her personal Twitter and Instagram over the last several months. "There is no such thing as #BlackOnBlackCrime," she claimed recently. "When crime occurs wi Bk comms it is an...
  • Journalism is a thing of the past

    11/08/2015 6:34:06 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 13 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/8/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    “Who did you vote for in the last election?” a senior female colleague asked me when I first entered the English Department of a Chicago area community college! Thankfully, in this case, I just had received tenure, because had I not, I very well would have been drummed out of their University of Chicago ghetto of political correctness when that crap all started, way back in the late 1960’s. “We don’t teach that any more. . .that’s old fashioned,” a minority female professor told me late in my teaching career. Horror of horrors, I still required my students to spell...
  • Good News On the Wings of a Falcon

    11/07/2015 1:21:24 PM PST · by Revski · 5 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11-7-2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Good news, for male, female, child and adult.
  • Legal Recourse Discussion Thread Regarding the Muslim Invasion

    11/06/2015 10:33:53 AM PST · by Art in Idaho · 40 replies
    November 6, 2015 | Art in Idaho
    Pursuant discussion on the Anti-Muslim militia warns against refugee invasion at Idaho statehouse thread, and primarily from the comments of combat_boots and others, I thought it would be an idea to have a "grand central station" area to discuss ideas of ways and means to combat the Muslim invasion. I'm going to encapsulate the main ideas from the other thread, lay them out here and hope everyone "thinks on it", contacts attorneys you know, get their ideas and see if we can have a central area for reference. Hopefully, attorney FReepers will chime in and maybe the talk show hosts...