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'Anti-Thanksgiving’ Potluck Dinner Sparks Controversy On UVA Campus
Campus Reform.org ^ | on Nov 19, 2012 | By Oliver Darcy,

Posted on 11/19/2012 3:39:24 PM PST by drewh

An “anti-Thanksgiving potluck” planned for Monday night is stirring controversy on the University of Virginia (UVA) campus.

The event, hosted by the American Indian Student Union (AISU), aims to “discuss Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective” over a potluck dinner.

Students at the University of Virginia are holding an ‘anti-Thanksgiving’ potluck on Monday night. The anti-Thanksgiving celebration will provide a “contrast…with the typical American view of Thanksgiving,” AISU president Katelyn Krause promised an NBC affiliate.

Krause declined an interview with Campus Reform.

Nicole Bailey, Executive-in-Chief of the conservative newspaper, The Virginia Advocate, however, told Campus Reform that she understands the intent of the group’s potluck, but disagrees with this particular event as a means to convey their message.

“They think that by doing events that put down what people understand to be modern American’s realization of the American dream and American story is a way to raise awareness about the less glamorous parts of America’s history,” said Bailey.

“That’s frankly not true,” she added.

Marian Anderfursen, Director of Media Relations for UVA, told Campus Reform that the university encourages such political dialogue on campus.

“Our students are engaged in issues and they explore a lot of different ideas and we support that,” she said.

According to their website, one of AISU’s primary objectives is to provide “an American Indian point-of-view by participating in campus debates on diversity and voicing support concerns on actions of both student government and the University administration


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: academicbias; antiamericanism; leftismoncampus; mentaldisorder; thanksgiving; uva

1 posted on 11/19/2012 3:39:27 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

Intolerant haters in the news...


2 posted on 11/19/2012 3:44:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh
I'll bet American Indians had harvest celbrations before Europeans ever showed up. Every culture did.

/johnny

3 posted on 11/19/2012 3:50:23 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: GeronL

““Our students are engaged in issues and they explore a lot of different ideas and we support that.”

Except the idea that “diversity” indoctrination is racist.


4 posted on 11/19/2012 3:50:31 PM PST by BlueStateRightist (Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.)
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To: drewh

The 1st Amendment protects their right to throw this little shindig. It protects my right to say that they’re acting like a bunch of tw*ts. G-d bless the Constitution.


5 posted on 11/19/2012 3:51:11 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: drewh

The United States of the Offended.

I can’t claim originality in that phrase; some dude on the “John Boy and Billy” radio program, the old curmudgeon whose name escapes me, said it years ago. He nailed it....especially now.


6 posted on 11/19/2012 3:54:51 PM PST by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: drewh

Do the Indian go on record with their rapes, tortures, murders, cannibalism and human sacrifice?

Of course not, only Whitey is bad.


7 posted on 11/19/2012 3:55:04 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: drewh
'Anti-Thanksgiving’ Potluck Dinner Sparks Controversy On UVA Campus

As there is no response to this within civilized conventions, it should prove quite interesting when they received the response they so greatly deserve.

8 posted on 11/19/2012 3:55:21 PM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: drewh

Guest speaker .... Fauxcahontas? /s


9 posted on 11/19/2012 3:56:04 PM PST by MissMagnolia ("It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains" - Patrick Henry)
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To: drewh

How about the Native American view on unrestricted immigration?

That worked out well for them.


10 posted on 11/19/2012 3:57:10 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: BlueStateRightist
““Our students are engaged in issues and they explore a lot of different ideas and we support that.”

I am sure their campus funding for Christian and conservative orgs and clubs is similar to those for the leftist groups....

sure.

11 posted on 11/19/2012 4:01:36 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh
"We won."
12 posted on 11/19/2012 4:06:34 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the psychopath.)
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To: drewh

If the Mohawks don’t include eating an enemy’s liver, this ain’t the real thing!


13 posted on 11/19/2012 4:08:12 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: drewh

I take it that the “Native American” perspective is anti-Thanksgiving.


14 posted on 11/19/2012 4:12:12 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: drewh
They seem like attention getters and a case of the minority running the majority. Can you image what their pot luck is...

a big meal.. not a meal served over an open fire as the Pilgrims and Indians experienced.

I will enjoy turkey bird. Say my prayers and to give thanks to Almighty God.

15 posted on 11/19/2012 4:16:40 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. As another FR member says..Obamas are living in gangster paradise.)
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To: drewh
Who's bring the Cold Omelets With Crab Meat, that old Cherokee delicacy?

-PJ

16 posted on 11/19/2012 4:17:25 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: wac3rd

Don’t forget the all important slavery! The Native Americans were quite happy to take prisoners of other tribes as slaves.


17 posted on 11/19/2012 4:18:44 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: drewh

I bet they end up eating crow.


18 posted on 11/19/2012 4:19:43 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: drewh

I am a Charlottesvillian born and bred, several generations back on both sides of my family. UVa is a cerebral cancer on the Spirit of Truth and Godliness in central Virginia. So many little brats with minimal IQ’s, pandered to by cowardly bureaucrats (”professional educators.”) They swarm and seethe in their mindlessness into the abyss of moral and spiritual collapse.

Someone please tell them to grow up. If you want ‘whiteman’ to mea culpa for whatever sins, you get your little backsides in gear to do the same for the vicious, benighted, and demonic cultures of your “ancestors.”

Mrs. Esopman


19 posted on 11/19/2012 4:21:05 PM PST by esopman (Blessings on Freepers Everywhere and Their Most Intelligent Designer)
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To: wac3rd

It might be cold at their dinner. I’ll bring them some blankets...


20 posted on 11/19/2012 4:24:07 PM PST by EEGator
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To: drewh
Again, there is no such thing as a "Native" american.

Some groups just migrated here before some others.

Impeach the kenyan or secession.


21 posted on 11/19/2012 4:27:11 PM PST by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: drewh

My ancestor came here in 1729 with a land grant of 5,000 acres in VA. He was not welcome in Switzerland because he was a Mennoite. He gained another 5,000 from the Crown. He notes that one day the Native Tribe simply moved on and did not return.


22 posted on 11/19/2012 4:30:05 PM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: esopman

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
(breath)
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Well said!


23 posted on 11/19/2012 4:33:00 PM PST by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: drewh

The best way to do the radicals one in the eye is to publish some of the great stories of yore, of how Indians were extremely patriotic and loyal to the US in time of war.

“The Iroquois Confederacy, having declared war on Germany in 1917, had never made peace and so automatically became party to World War II. The Navajo and other tribes were so eager to go to war that they stood for hours in bad weather to sign their draft cards, while others carried their own rifles so they would be ready for battle when they joined up.

“Unwilling to wait for their draft numbers, one-fourth of the Mescalero Apaches in New Mexico enlisted. Nearly all the able-bodied Chippewas at the Grand Portage Reservation enlisted. In a story that has been attributed to many other tribes as well, Blackfeet Indians mocked the need for a conscription bill. “Since when,” their members cried, “has it been necessary for Blackfeet to draw lots to fight?”

The point being that Native American Indians have long earned their place at the Thanksgiving table, unless, of course, they are Republicans who still hold great animosity to “Ol’ Frank” Roosevelt, who made Thanksgiving a standardized national holiday.


24 posted on 11/19/2012 4:50:20 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: drewh
Yeah, Indians would be so much better off living back in the Stone Age conditions they had advanced to by the time Europeans arrived in significant numbers....
25 posted on 11/19/2012 4:52:18 PM PST by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

It’s been observed that your typical American Indian is more redneck than redskin. He likes his guns, his pickup truck, and his freedom.


26 posted on 11/19/2012 5:01:30 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: drewh

Well, I’m convinced. I propose we replace Thanksgiving immediately with @#$%* the Indians, the Pilgrims Don’t Need Your Help Day.


27 posted on 11/19/2012 5:02:13 PM PST by RansomOttawa (tm)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I'll bet American Indians had harvest celbrations before Europeans ever showed up. Every culture did.


28 posted on 11/19/2012 5:02:25 PM PST by Iron Munro (Robbing From The Hood and Boy Blunder - Our New Queen and King)
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To: Iron Munro

Now that’s just sick!

(and I’m LMAO!)


29 posted on 11/19/2012 5:10:12 PM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: wac3rd

Do the Indian go on record with their rapes, tortures, murders, cannibalism and human sacrifice?


A local pastor told me that before we arrived, when the Indians warred against each other, a touch on the head was victory. In other words, he claimed they never killed each other.

The crap people believe never fails to amaze me.


30 posted on 11/19/2012 5:11:53 PM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks drewh.

Oh, and in a related story, ‘Civ sez Paul McCartney can go f- himself.

McCartney says skip the turkey on Thanksgiving
France24
Posted on 11/19/2012 4:38:42 PM PST by Sub-Driver
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2961305/posts


31 posted on 11/19/2012 5:21:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RightOnline
The United States of the Offended.

Or, how about "Students Wildly Indignant about Nearly Everything"?

32 posted on 11/19/2012 5:28:36 PM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: drewh

I find it amazingly interesting and sad that seemingly the more esteemed, noble and honorable the founding of an institution of higher learning was originally; the sillier, more inane and meaninglessly self-absorbed the level to which they’ve deteriorated intellectually; e.g., Harvard, Yale, Princeton, UVA, etc., IMPO.


33 posted on 11/19/2012 6:38:05 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: drewh

They are brain washed.


34 posted on 11/19/2012 6:50:11 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: drewh

Give a liberal an inch and they will take a mile. So never give them an inch or a job.


35 posted on 11/19/2012 6:54:27 PM PST by Carry me back
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To: esopman

Great post. They are a disgrace.


36 posted on 11/19/2012 7:02:34 PM PST by Carry me back
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To: elcid1970

Yep I know some very good indians in Virginia and they worship Christ. Good country people.


37 posted on 11/19/2012 7:13:13 PM PST by Carry me back
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To: drewh

I’m so glad I went to college before all of this diversity stupidity.

We studied hard, and on the weekends we partied hard.

It was an engineering school, so we didn’t have time for much anti-anything.


38 posted on 11/19/2012 7:34:32 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: drewh

Heads full of mush. These folks will be in charge in 15-20 years. Does that scare you?


39 posted on 11/19/2012 9:21:06 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: drewh
Anti-Thanksgiving

That would be unthankful. A narcissistic sense of entitlement.

What a bunch of spoiled-brat, freakin' ingrates.

40 posted on 11/19/2012 9:29:48 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month)
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To: drewh; Mad Dawg; EDINVA; JPG; Hawthorn; Paisan; ConservativeOrBust; VA_Gentleman; seekthetruth; ...

Virginia Ping! If you want on or off the Virginia Ping List, please freepmail me.

41 posted on 11/20/2012 7:13:59 AM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: drewh

Aww. Idnat cute?


42 posted on 11/21/2012 6:54:24 AM PST by Mad Dawg (In te, Domine, speravi: non confundar in aeternum.)
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