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  • Univ. of California, Davis Professor Who Wanted Cops To Be Killed Still Somehow Employed

    02/28/2019 11:57:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/28/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    If you haven’t heard of Joshua Clover before now, allow me to introduce him. Clover is a tenured professor at the University of California, Davis, and the author of nearly a dozen books. He’s also a big fan of social media, or at least he used to be. Before taking his Twitter account private, it seems that the professor really enjoyed mixing it up with other users, including a number of charming tweets where he wished that more police officers would be murdered. Even in California, that was a bridge too far for some, but Clover remains on the...
  • California professor reprimanded for saying police 'need to be killed,' reports say

    02/26/2019 11:25:46 PM PST · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 26 2019 | Frank Miles
    An English and comparative literature professor in California was reprimanded after an interview quoted him as saying police “need to be killed,” according to reports. The California Aggie also reported the tweets of UC Davis professor Joshua Clover, who is also a poet: “I am thankful that every living cop will one day be dead, some by their own hand, some by others, too many of old age #letsnotmakemore” — tweeted on Nov. 27, 2014.
  • ‘Bringing Home The Bacon’ Could Be BANNED To Stop Vegans Getting Offended

    12/03/2018 11:16:07 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 63 replies
    The Sun ^ | 12/03/18 | Thomas Burrows
    PHRASES like “bringing home the bacon” and “flogging a dead horse” could be CULLED to avoid offending animal lovers, an academic has claimed. Shareena Hamzah, from Swansea University, claimed the growing popularity of veganism could see people give meat-based metaphors the chop. It could mean historical sayings such as "taking a bull by the horns" or “putting all one’s eggs in one basket” become a thing of the past. Shareena Hamzah, of Swansea University, claimed the growing influence of veganism will raise awareness of animal cruelty and put an end to meaty descriptions. Writing on academic website The Conversation...
  • Professor At Center Of Trump-Russia Probe Summarized FBI Interview In Email To The Bureau

    08/30/2018 1:38:35 PM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    Joseph Mifsud is a key figure in the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government Mifsud, a Maltese professor, told former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos that Russia had “thousands” of Hillary Clinton emails Mifsud emailed the FBI on Feb. 11, 2017, just after he was interviewed by investigators. He downplayed his contacts with Papadopoulos. Shortly after being interviewed by the FBI early last year, the mystery professor at the center of the Trump-Russia investigation emailed the bureau with a recap of the interview. The email, reported by The Hill, seemingly shows what Mifsud told FBI...
  • Professor Shoots Self to Protest Trump [semi-satire]

    09/15/2018 3:37:07 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 16 Sep 2018 | John Semmens
    At the College of Southern Nevada, Professor emeritus Mark Bird shot himself in the arm in a restroom as a protest against President Trump's anti-gun control policies. "People like me should never be permitted to have a gun," Bird said. "The demented Second Amendment guarantee of the right to bear arms clearly failed to prevent me from shooting myself. Trump's unwillingness to repeal this Amendment is the cause of the injury I suffered from my self-inflicted wound." Bird acknowledged that "those who enacted the Second Amendment in 1789 inhabited a simpler and saner world than we do today. Back then...
  • Sociology professor shoots himself to 'protest Trump'

    09/13/2018 9:50:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/13/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    Trump Derangement Syndrome is now a public health issue, with sufferers of this new form of mass hysteria manifesting a danger to society with violent aggression and extreme self-destructive behavior.  Yesterday, we noted the alleged attempted assassination of GOP congressional candidate Rudy Peters by a man named Farzad Fazeli, who behaved in a deranged manner with an inept and disorganized assassination attempt: According to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, 35-year old Castro Valley resident Farzad Fazeli walked past Peters info booth making disparaging and profanity laden political remarks about Donald Trump.  Fazeli then became aggressive and reached for a concealed switchblade to stab Peters while making threats....
  • GENIUS: Professor Decides To Protest Trump…By Shooting Himself

    09/12/2018 10:54:37 PM PDT · by fireman15 · 58 replies
    I Love My ^ | September 12, 2018 | Chris Donaldson
    In a school shooting incident that you absolutely won’t hear about on CNN, a leftist professor decided that it would be a good idea to express his anger toward President Trump by shooting himself in a campus restroom. With the nation’s colleges now having been completely taken over by radicals who are able to brainwash receptive young minds with their hatred of capitalism and promotion of cultural Marxism, institutions of higher learning now serve as incubators for the raging anti-Americanism that has manifested itself on the socialist left. One of those “educators” apparently just had too much and in what...
  • Self-Loathing White Professor Who ‘Resigned’ From His Race Gets BAD News

    08/31/2018 10:25:28 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 78 replies
    tellmeknow ^ | 8/24/2018 | ANN GREGORY
    A tenured professor at New Jersey’s Rutgers University took self-loathing to a new level when he posted a profanity laden racist rant to Facebook declaring, “I hereby resign from my race.” Professor James Livingston, who is white, was picking up a burger from a restaurant in Harlem, New York, when he was so affronted by the behavior of a group of “little Caucasian a**holes” that he felt the overwhelming need to take to social media and denounce his own race: “OK, officially, I now hate white people,” Livingston began his post. He continued to say the burger shop was “overrun...
  • In My Words: Trusting women to make abortion decisions is a Christian norm(BARF ALERT)

    08/02/2018 3:08:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies ^ | July 31, 2018 | Rebecca Todd Peters
    There is a dominant belief that Christianity and Christians are againt abortion. In point of fact, many Christian communities recognize several circumstances in which abortion is accepted. The fact that abortion is acceptable in some cases means that the real social question is not whether women can have abortions, but which women and for what reasons? Prenatal health, Rape, Incest, and health of the Mother – PRIM. Evidence indicates widespread consensus and acceptance among many Christian denominations that abortion for PRIM reasons is justifiable. Of the 11 Christian statements included in a 2013 Pew Research Center study, only Roman Catholics...
  • South Texas professor approaches City Council dressed as cockroach

    07/21/2018 1:26:11 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    KHOU ^ | 7/19/18 | Julie Garcia
    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (CALLER TIMES) -- First, Patricia Polastri made slideshows about the new vegetation planted on Ocean Drive near Cole Park and the roaches and rodents it could bring. Next, she brought a plastic bag of dead cockroaches to a June City Council meeting and handed it to Interim City Manager Keith Selman. Now, Polastri has dressed like a cockroach herself to get her point across. "I lived there when we only had three palms in that section of Ocean Drive; now we have 35," she said. "In five blocks, we have 156 palms alone. The city is not...
  • Professor Brags About Her Abortion: “The Pregnancy Was Unplanned, Unwanted and Soon Terminated”

    07/11/2018 8:34:11 PM PDT · by Morgana · 66 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | July 5, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    A Missouri professor readily admitted to having an abortion for selfish reasons in grad school. In a column Thursday in the Riverfront Times, Julie Setele, Ph.D., a professor of sociology and criminology at Webster University in St. Louis, defended her abortion and the infamous U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. Setele expressed concern about the open Supreme Court seat and the possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned. She said women will be “oppressed” if they cannot legally abort their unborn babies. “It is vital that all people who can become pregnant have that choice,” she wrote. “It is...
  • Study: Fossil fuels contribute to 'petro-masculinity

    07/10/2018 11:19:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 73 replies ^ | 7/6/2018 | Toni Airaksinen
    (CAMPUS REFORM) — A feminist professor at Virginia Tech University is warning that fossil fuels are contributing to a warped sense of “masculine identity” and “authoritarianism” among men. Cara Daggett, who teaches classes on politics and global security at Virginia Tech, penned her criticism of petro-masculinity in an essay “Petro-masculinity: Fossil Fuels and Authoritarian Desire” for the most recent issue of Millennium: Journal of International Studies. Writing in response to the 2016 election, Daggett coins the term “petro-masculinity” to describe what she sees as a convergence of “climate change, a threatened fossil fuel system, and an increasingly fragile Western hypermasculinity.”
  • Death in a Hollywood Sex Dungeon: Top Agency Executive's "Mummification" Ritual death (trunc)

    06/30/2018 2:46:59 PM PDT · by wardaddy · 47 replies
    TWR ^ | 6-29-18 | Abramovitch
    For years, WME vp Skip Chasey has led an openly double life as a "master" in L.A.'s BDSM community. But a role-playing encounter involving plastic wrap went horrifically wrong, leading to the demise of a UCLA professor, whose partner speaks out for the first time. For nearly three decades, Skip Chasey, one of Hollywood's top dealmakers, led a delicate balancing act of an existence. One Sunday last November, it all came tumbling down around him. That something tragic had occurred became known to his many friends the following morning, when on Nov. 20, 2017, Chasey posted a troubling Facebook message:...
  • Rutgers Prof: ‘Officially, I Now Hate White People’

    06/01/2018 8:15:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 120 replies ^ | 6/1/2018 | Rob Shimrock
    A New Jersey professor said Thursday that he “officially” “now hate[s] white people” in a Facebook post that was subsequently deleted. James Livingston, the Rutgers University history professor who made the remarks, proceeded to detail “little Caucasian a**holes” that annoyed him at a restaurant. “OK, officially, I now hate white people,” Livingston said. “I am a white people [sic], for God’s sake, but can we keep them — us — us out of my neighborhood? I just went to Harlem Shake on 124 and Lenox for a Classic burger to go, that would [be] my dinner, and the place is...
  • Cambridge professor outed as FBI informant inside Trump campaign

    05/19/2018 8:47:47 PM PDT · by Mariner · 136 replies
    The New York Post ^ | May 19th, 2018 | By Mary Kay Linge
    A Cambridge professor with deep ties to American and British intelligence has been outed as an agent who snooped on the Trump presidential campaign for the FBI. Multiple media outlets have named Stefan Halper, 73, as the secret informant who met with Trump campaign advisers Carter Page and George Papadopoulos starting in the summer of 2016. The American-born academic previously served in the Nixon, Ford and Reagan administrations. The revelation, stemming from recent reports in which FBI sources admitted sending an agent to snoop on the Trump camp, heightens suspicions that the FBI was seeking to entrap Trump campaign aides....
  • EXCLUSIVE: James Comey’s Leaker Friend – Guess Who His Neighbor Is?

    05/20/2018 5:58:23 PM PDT · by blueyon · 28 replies ^ | 5/15/18 | Patrick Howley
    James Comey’s friend, Columbia University professor Daniel Richman, leaked classified information that Comey gave him. During this leaking period, Richman was apartment-building neighbors with a partner at the law firm that strategized with Fusion GPS operative Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian plant who set up Don Jr. in Trump Tower. “Yes, he is my neighbor,” Amy Wenzel, a partner at Cozen O’Connor, confirmed in a phone conversation with Big League Politics, confirming that they spoke. They live near each other in a Brooklyn high-rise.
  • Scoop: Trump's comms director leaving White House

    05/30/2017 6:40:09 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 14 replies
    Axios ^ | May 30, 2017 | Mike Allen
    Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director, is leaving the White House — the start of a wave of changes as the West Wing struggles to cope with burgeoning scandals and a stalled agenda... Bring in the killers ... Trump is considering much broader changes, including the possibility of bringing in David Urban, a prominent GOP lobbyist who was a senior adviser on the campaign, as chief of staff. Trump met yesterday with two top officials from his campaign, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, about joining the crisis-communications war room he's setting up, perhaps as part of an outside-inside duet... Sean...
  • UK moves to fire professor, says book sales 'stole from students.' He vows to fight.

    05/18/2018 4:25:16 AM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies ^ | 5/17/18 | LINDA BLACKFORD
    University of Kentucky officials are trying to fire a tenured professor because they say he made students buy his book for classes he taught and then kept the proceeds without telling administrators. The move against journalism faculty Buck Ryan – who was sanctioned for inappropriate behavior in 2016 — is nearly unprecedented for tenured faculty in the last 50 years at UK, and will be a test of UK’s tenure policies and procedures. But UK struck a tough stance, with Provost David Blackwell saying in a statement to the Herald-Leader that Ryan “stole from students. And he used university resources...
  • Male professor won’t apologize over lingerie ‘joke’ to Merrimack College professor

    05/09/2018 6:25:43 PM PDT · by BBell · 112 replies ^ | 5/7/18 | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ
    "In my view, this is not only a frivolous complaint but one that is damaging to serious issues of discrimination and misogyny." Students on the campus of Merrimack College. –Jim Davis / The Boston Globe, FileSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A male political theory professor said Friday he won’t apologize to a female gender studies professor for a joke about “ladies’ lingerie” he made while both were riding in a crowded elevator. The public spat comes amid heightened sensitivity to sexual misconduct propelled by the #MeToo movement. Professor Ned Lebow, who teaches political theory at King’s College London, told The Associated...
  • Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

    04/20/2018 5:41:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/20/2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution. Randa Jarrar, an English professor at the school (also known as California State University at Fresno), sparked outrage Tuesday just hours after the former first lady died at age 92, writing a number of tweets attacking Bush and the family. “Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who, along with her husband, raised a war criminal. F*** outta here with...