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  • Ben Shapiro LIVE from University of Wisconsin–Madison

    11/16/2016 9:13:41 PM PST · by bigbob · 18 replies
    YAF YouTube ^ | 11-15-16 | YAFTV
    Trigger warnings, safe spaces, and political correctness run amok are turning colleges into daycares, and Sommers and Shapiro have had enough! Tune into this explosive live event to see how students at DePaul react, and catch the fiery Q&A session following the lecture! Don’t miss this one! Ben Shapiro, an attorney and bestselling author, is the editor-in-chief of DailyWire.com and the host of "The Ben Shapiro Show." Shapiro is leading the crusade against political correctness on campuses across the country, and infuriating leftists every step of the way. Sarah Palin says that Americans should “consider Ben’s advice about how we...
  • Shocking: Almost Nobody for Hillary at Wisconsin Rally

    10/06/2016 9:07:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    American Intelligence Report ^ | October 6, 2016 | Kristan T. Harris
    Bernie Sanders was in Madison Wisconsin on Wednesday and only a few hundred people showed up to hear him speak in support of Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton. Roll back the clock to March before endorsing Hillary Clinton, Sanders attracted over 10,000 listeners in the same city. After noticing the low attendance I began to realize that there were almost no signs, stickers, hats or shirts for Hillary. In fact there was a sea of people wearing Bernie Sanders gear, making me curious on if they’re here to support Hillary or just to see Bernie. In the video below I...
  • students sell anti-police, anti-white hoodies

    10/06/2016 3:15:04 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 29 replies
    Campus reform ^ | 10-6-16
    Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are asking people to buy sweatshirts promoting violence against police officers and classifying all white people as racists. “Racism,” claims one hoodie’s page, “is a set of systematic, institutional, cultural, and epistemological (although not limited to said forms) structures that inherently empowers white folk and in turn disempowers people of color. This power dictates who lives, have housing, access to education/healthcare etc. Racism has little to do with hatred and mostly to do with who has power.”
  • U of Wisconsin: A Funny Halloween Costume is Oppressive

    10/22/2015 8:32:42 AM PDT · by rightistight · 49 replies
    iOTW Report ^ | 10/22/15 | Aurelius
    The Center for Cultural Enrichment (CCE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is warning students that if your Halloween costume is funny, it's more than likely that you're exploiting oppressed people. That message, along with other suggestions about avoiding "cultural appropriation," was posted on fliers around campus in the previous few days. Sheets of paper were put up in different buildings at the college titled, "Does my Halloween Costume Promote Cultural Appropriation?" It asks questions about your Halloween costume, then answers how that could be oppressing people: "Is your costume racially, ethnically, or culturally based?" the sheet asks. "If it is,...
  • Madison City Council overrides [Mayor's] VETO; Adds Homelessness as a Protected Class

    06/21/2015 11:11:13 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 24 replies
    Das Kapitol Times ^ | June 17, 2015 | Bryna Godar
    The Madison City Council overrode Mayor Paul Soglin’s veto Tuesday evening, adding homelessness as a protected class under its Equal Opportunities Ordinance. The change adds homelessness to classifications like age, disability, arrest record, sexual orientation, political beliefs and others, providing limited protection against discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations. "It's very narrow, very slim part of the law," said Department of Civil Rights director Lucia Nuñez. The 17-1 vote came after hours of testimony and debate that coupled the ordinance change with the overarching concern of how to address the city’s issues with homelessness. “We have a reputation. We...
  • Madison officer won't be charged in black teen's death

    05/13/2015 6:11:24 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 14 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 5-12-15 | Todd Richmond
    MADISON, Wis. -- A white Wisconsin police officer won't be charged for fatally shooting an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man, a prosecutor announced Tuesday, prompting peaceful demonstrations but none of the immediate violence that has hit some other U.S. cities in similar cases. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said he wouldn't file charges against Madison Officer Matt Kenny in the March 6 death of Tony Robinson, saying the officer used lawful deadly force after he was staggered by a punch to the head and feared for his life. Ozanne, mopping his brow repeatedly but speaking forcefully for some 25 minutes,...
  • Madison teen killed by police had taken hallucinogenic drugs

    03/20/2015 5:47:14 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 29 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 3-20-15 | Mary Spicuzza
    Tony Terrell Robinson was experimenting with hallucinogenic drugs on the day he died, his uncle says. "He had made a bunch of changes. It was going to be the final step that would change his life around," Turin Carter said Thursday, adding that his nephew was "very inexperienced" with the drugs, believed to have been hallucinogenic mushrooms. The experiment ended in tragedy. After a friend and others called 911, Robinson, a biracial teenager, was shot and killed by a Madison police officer responding to the calls. Police have said that Robinson assaulted the officer. Also on Thursday, family members of...
  • Teacher 'White Privilege Conference': Whites Are Never Cured of Racism

    04/01/2014 7:47:54 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 121 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/1/2014
    More details are emerging about what was presented at the "White Privilege Conference" held in Madison, Wisconsin, where tax money was spent to train teachers how to annihilate "white privilege" and "white supremacy" in American schools. One session insisted that whites can never be cured of their permanent racist attitudes. On March 30, Breitbart reported on the conference, now in its fifteenth year. Over these years, teachers have been told that whites have been pushing "white supremacy" on kids since the country was created, and that whites are so infused with racism that they aren't even cognizant of their crimes....
  • Gun-rights advocates oppose Madison bus ban

    12/07/2013 1:33:01 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 16 replies
    AP/Pioneer Press ^ | 12-7-13 | AP
    MADISON, Wis.—Gun-rights advocates are preparing a court challenge to a Madison policy that bans weapons on city buses. Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Carry Inc. says it plans to file a lawsuit in the next few weeks challenging Metro Transit's policy banning "weapons of any kind." The group says the policy violates the state's concealed-carry law. But city officials say they're confident the policy is legal. Metro spokesman Mick Rusch says it's in the best interest of passengers not to allow guns on buses. A Wisconsin State Journal report ( http://bit.ly/1d2pyRF) says the city also bans guns in city buildings and Metro shelters....
  • Madison civil rights panel looks at making homelessness a protected class

    11/28/2012 2:33:39 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 26 replies
    madison dot com ^ | 11-27-12 | PAT SCHNEIDER
    Should homelessness be a protected trait — like sex, race, age and many others — in the city of Madison? The city’s advisory Equal Opportunities Commission is beginning to look into adding homelessness to the list of characteristics which may not be considered in housing, employment and public accommodation under Madison’s Equal Opportunities Ordinance. Interest in exploring whether homeless people should be designated a protected class to ensure their civil rights goes back to a controversy early this year about efforts to dissuade the homeless from hanging out in the lobby of the City-County Building, committee Chairman Brian Benford told...
  • Plans for 'Diversity Week' underway [sexuality day, multicultural day, religious diversity...]

    10/30/2012 10:07:12 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 11 replies
    Plans for 'Diversity Week' underway 9 hours ago • Aarushi Agni The Associated Students of Madison Diversity Committee met Monday to discuss the group’s plan to create a week themed around diversity.The first annual “Diversity Week” is tentatively scheduled for the week of April 15, 2013. ASM Diversity Committee Chair Mia Akers said the event would aim to engage students who are not specifically interested in diversity issues to think about the issue on a broader level. Victoria Atkinson, the ASM intern on the project, said the week would designate each of the five weekdays to promoting understanding of adifferent...
  • UW Madison Students: 'Unfair' That Obama Couldn't Use Teleprompter in Debate

    10/05/2012 8:24:27 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 59 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 10/5/2012 | Rebel Pundit
    Thousands of President Obama supporters turned out in in Madison, Wisc., for a rally following Wednesday night’s debate in Denver. The mood was somber, to say the least, as they waited to enter Bascom Mall at the University of Wisconsin Thursday afternoon. University of Wisconsin students and fellow Wisconsinites had mixed reviews on the president's performance. I talked to supporters of the president who had watched the debate, asking how they thought the president did. One after the other said they were left unimpressed and “not inspired,” seemingly depressed and lethargic in their continuing support of the president. More than...
  • School district wants more info on poll workers (WI)

    01/24/2012 8:45:37 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    MADISON, Wis.— The Madison School District wants background checks on any poll workers in school buildings on election days. The city is looking into the time and cost required for background checks on more than 2,000 poll workers. City clerk Maribeth Witzel-Behl says they also need to settle on the criteria that would be needed to pass a background check. Currently, poll workers take an oath and attend a training session. Never before has the school district asked for background checks. Assistant superintendent Erick Kass tells the State Journal (http://bit.ly/xWFr1e ) the district is trying to improve school safety based...
  • 10 doctors who backed Wisconsin protesters' absences not disciplined

    12/18/2011 10:03:14 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 9 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal ^ | 12-17-11 | Matthew DeFour and David Wahlberg
    At least 10 doctors not previously disciplined by the state signed sick notes for Madison School District employees that the district considered fraudulent, according to a State Journal analysis of the notes submitted amid Capitol protests earlier this year. The newspaper also found that about 570 district employees submitted sick notes for at least one of the four days in February when teacher absences forced a school shutdown. The number presents, for the first time, a clearer picture of how many Madison employees sought an excused absence. The documents - obtained by the newspaper Friday as part of a settlement...
  • Occupy Madison loses permit (Busted for lewd activity and littering)

    10/29/2011 9:34:50 AM PDT · by Thunder90 · 19 replies
    The "People's" Daily Cardinal ^ | 10/27/2011 | Taylor Harvey
    Snip- "City officials temporarily denied Occupy Madison a new street use permit Wednesday after protesters violated public health and safety conditions and failed to follow the correct processes to renew or amend a permit..." "A neighboring hotel's staff alleged voiced concerns about having to recently escort hotel employees to and from bus stops late at night due to inappropriate behavior, such as public masturbation, from street protesters."
  • Dead bats at Madison airport extend rabies worries

    08/18/2011 5:33:48 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 4 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 8-17-11 | Dinesh Ramde
    Federal health officials don't know yet whether a bat that made its way onto a jet earlier this month had rabies, but new reports of dead bats at the Wisconsin airport where the flight originated have added another level of caution. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the dead bats at the Madison airport raise concerns because bats usually don't die in open areas unless they are sick or injured. Baggage handlers reported the bats to investigators after hearing that the Aug. 5 Delta Flight 5121 had reported a live bat on the plane. There was a concern...
  • Madison Lefties Say Democracy Died With the Geese

    07/12/2011 6:45:38 PM PDT · by bigbob · 28 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 7-12-11 | Tim Graham
    Somehow, liberal Mayor Paul Soglin of Madison, Wisconsin is still too conservative for some. The Capital Times reports there will be a protest (or a "memorial service for fallen fowl") tomorrow to denounce the city's unannounced Canada goose roundup. Leftist animal advocates said democracy died with the geese: "This is a chance for us to get together and mourn the loss to the community not only of the geese, but of the democratic process. We want to know the mayor and the Parks Commission know that we're not going to go away," says Kathie Free of Madison, an organizer of...
  • Indoctrination Fridays: Teacher's Lesson Compares Scott Walker to White Segregationist

    07/01/2011 8:02:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 1, 2011 | Kyle Olsen
    A paper published by several college professors, entitled Organizing the Curriculum for Labor Consciousness, calls for more weaving of Big Labor history and tactics into every day curriculum. Take the case of Kate Lyman, a teacher in the Madison, Wisconsin school district. According to an article she penned for the leftist Rethinking Schools magazine, she was swept into the protests by her daughter and Facebook, because “that’s how they did it in Egypt.” When teacher staged a “sick out,” Lyman described it as “four exhilarating days, four confusing days, four stressful and exhausting days.” For the record, she’s speaking of...
  • Naked bike ride to proceed Saturday despite court ruling (Madison, WI---Yuck)

    A Dane County judge ruled against naked bike riders Friday, declining to issue a temporary injunction to keep them from possibly being cited for disorderly conduct at a Downtown Madison event Saturday. Judge Maryann Sumi said participants in the World Naked Bike Ride do not have a constitutional right to be naked in public and that police should have the full range of laws at their disposal. Afterward, one of the ride's organizers said the event will go on.
  • Wis. Union Protesters Disrupt Special Olympics Ceremony (Dressed as zombies)

    06/08/2011 3:38:17 PM PDT · by Jean S · 120 replies · 1+ views
    MacIverInstitute ^ | 6/8/11 | MacIverInstitute - youtube
    Really ugly.