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  • The Communist USSR was to be 4th Axis power with Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy and Imperial Japan

    08/19/2017 4:40:23 PM PDT · by tophat9000 · 23 replies
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/German%E2%80%93Soviet_Axis_talks
  • Liberal condescension at college - how can I go on?

    08/19/2017 10:57:46 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 38 replies
    me | 8/19/17 | me
    I work for a college which is very liberal these days, in your face banners and condescending "workshops" open to all frequently, with "diversity credit" (reference below). It's sickening enough. Including having Moochelle Uhbama here the other year. But since Trump was elected, now we get hand-wringing e-mails about "hatred" and that we need to beware of evil right-wing people who cause violence (LOL). Got another one today.
  • High Point man removed from FL college after standing in front of Confederate monument in VA

    08/18/2017 10:05:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    WXII-TV ^ | August 17, 2017 | DaVonté McKenith
    HIGH POINT, North Carolina — A High Point man, who stood in front of the General Robert E. Lee statue at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, has been removed from his college in Florida. Allen Armentrout stood in front of the statue on Tuesday, days after a deadly rally Saturday where a car crashed into a crowd and killed a woman after unrest and violence between protesters and white nationalists and neo-Nazi organizations. Armentrout says he made the trip to Charlottesville to honor Lee, calling him "the greatest American that ever lived." Armentrout stood at the statue with a semi-automatic handgun,...
  • Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

    08/18/2017 4:22:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Dixon Evening Telegraph ^ | August 17, 2017 | Darlene Sperville, The Associated Press
    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI Act removed a 15-year limit on using the benefits, effective immediately. The measure increases financial assistance for National Guard and Reserve members, building on a 2008 law that guaranteed veterans a full-ride scholarship to any in-state, public university, or a similar cash amount to attend private colleges. Purple Heart recipients forced to leave the service due to injury are eligible for benefits, as are dependents of service members who are killed in the line of...
  • Proposed Nominations for Robert E. Lee Elementary name change (Austin, Texas)

    08/18/2017 11:59:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    KTBC-TV ^ | April 26, 2017
    The Austin School Board is looking into changing the name of a local elementary school, after hundreds of parents said they take offense to the school's namesake, a Confederate Army general. The school's Campus Advisory Committee voted unanimously to have the board consider changing the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary. FOX 7 has obtained a list of the nominations that have been submitted. Here are the 5 submissions with the most number of votes... • Donald J. Trump Elementary: 45 nominations • Robert E. Lee Elementary: 34 nominations • Russell Lee Elementary: 32 nominations • Harper Lee Elementary: 30...
  • The Second Civil War Update (Vol. 3)

    08/18/2017 9:49:51 AM PDT · by jimjohn · 22 replies
    self | By J. Johnson
    It’s me again; the black man sitting on the watchtower; the same who stated the Second Civil War is not coming. It is already here, being waged in full since noon on January 20, 2017.
  • Justice Scalia on Interpreting the Constitution

    08/16/2017 11:21:20 AM PDT · by street_lawyer · 4 replies
    August 16, 2017 | Street Lawyer
    VANITY I watched the very long video in which Scalia spoke of interpreting the U.S. Constitution (Constitution) These are my notes: The due process clause in the Constitution provides that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without “due process”. It does not mean rights are absolute. A fundamental right used to be one that is rooted in the traditions of the American people. Ultimately “fundamental rights” no longer have to be “rooted in tradition”. For example, “abortion” which is now considered to be a fundamental right was not only not rooted in tradition but it was...
  • No, Professor, Words Are Not Violence

    08/16/2017 4:21:39 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 11 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | August 16, 2017 | George Leef
    The excuse we have often heard for raucous campus protests over the last few years is that they are justified as a way of countering the “violence” of speakers like Milo Yiannopoulos and Charles Murray. To prevent them from speaking is, according to this line of argument, using mere sound to eliminate the actual harm that the words of such individuals would do to vulnerable members of the campus community. You might be inclined to dismiss the notion that words can be violence as one of those ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe it. In that case,...
  • Vanity: Freeper ideas on decorating kids rooms for patriotic/religious/educational

    08/15/2017 10:25:43 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 17 replies
    15 AUG 17 | dcbryan1
    Wife unit and I just completed painting our childrens rooms. Theme should be between K-3 , boy and girl. What posters/themes centered on education and religion would you put in their room? Below is a small list I have brainstormed, and I am interested in things that just ARENT taught as much anymore or not emphasized enough. When I was growing up my room was filled with posters to keep my mind going......most were hand made by mom. I'm sure there are nice ones that homeschoolers and teachers use that maybe I'm not thinking of. Thanks! FReegards!
  • Abolish Whiteness…And other things Taught at Stanford University

    08/15/2017 6:04:36 AM PDT · by davikkm · 23 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    A course has been slated to start this fall at Stanford University that looks (among other things) at the perils and possibilities of different political practices,” according to the course description, “including abolishing whiteness or coming to terms with white identity.” And yes, it sounds like a joke, but it is apparently a very real course: CSRE 136: White Identity Politics (ANTHRO 136B) Pundits proclaim that the 2016 Presidential election marks the rise of white identity politics in the United States. Drawing from the field of whiteness studies and from contemporary writings that push whiteness studies in new directions, this...
  • #Charlottesville's Vice Mayor Wes Bellamy: Racist, Misogynist, Democrat

    08/14/2017 9:37:34 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 20 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 8/14/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    When a Republican presidential candidate says something deemed offensive, his words are never forgotten and always used against him. If a liberal says things offensive, it's not only blown off but he or she could also be a vice mayor! When offensive video of then-candidate Donald Trump was unearthed by the Washington Post as the 2016 presidential campaign "October surprise", his words have been held against him to this day. CNN only mentioned two of Bellamy's offensive Tweets and accepted his explanation instead of having him answer for each individual post they could have, and would have found had he...
  • University To Offer Safe-Space For Students During Eclipse (Satirical)

    08/11/2017 9:08:49 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 67 replies
    NCFReep via AP ^ | 8/10/17 | Staff
    (Cullowhee, NC) Preparations for the the upcoming August 21st solar eclipse are in high gear at Western Carolina University. The school is located within the zone of totality in the mountainous part of the state. Afternoon classes will be cancelled and festivities on the Central Plaza will include Native American moon dancers, performance art and the Tasty Tofu Taco Truck, locally known as T4. But there are some students who will be refusing the eclipse and have demanded the University provide a safe space for them during the event. So far three groups have separately approached University officials with concerns...
  • Bringing Black Youth into Mainstream Gun Culture

    08/10/2017 1:08:02 PM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 August, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from officialblackgunsmatter.com For years, I have been writing the urban black community is a natural place to recruit Second Amendment activists. The people there are those most in need of guns for self defense.  John Lott came to the same conclusion with academic studies of who benefits most from concealed carry laws. Second Amendment activists have long said that firearms training increases responsibility and maturity. It has worked in rural areas. It should work in urban centers. Maj Toure decided to take that concept and run with it.  Maj is one of a number of black firearms activists...
  • No More Math and English Tests for California Students because…

    08/07/2017 3:28:50 PM PDT · by davikkm · 40 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    Politicians, state workers and the media talk constantly about how we must be doing more to get children into college, especially those from minority backgrounds or poorer families. But what is ignored is the fact that the number of people enrolling is nothing like the number of people graduating; at Cal Tech, the four-year graduation rate is just 19%. To solve this, California has declared that freshmen will no longer have to sit math and English placement tests!?!?! 23 colleges will be involved in the project that will kick off in 2018; and the aim of this idiotic experiment is...
  • Planned Parenthood Is Teaching Preschoolers: ‘Genitals Don’t Make You a Boy or Girl

    08/06/2017 12:51:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 34 replies
    The Doctor of Common Sense ^ | August 6, 2017 | E. T. Williams
    Planned Parenthood Is Teaching Preschoolers: ‘Genitals Don’t Make You a Boy or Girl
  • Fox News Wannabes Will Act Like Sluts. Men, Stop Acting Like Pigs!

    08/06/2017 9:39:31 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 26 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 8/6/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    If you've spent any time at a major conservative event where Fox News is in attendance, you'll see what could be considered a hooker convention. That's not to say that there aren't women who are dressed and act conservatively, but for the most part the women there look like they're for sale, and if you spend any time watching Fox News, you'll see what they're looking for. Women bleach their hair blonde because that's what the higher ups believe their viewers want to see. It appears the woman behind numerous allegations at FNC is a lebisan activist named Caroline Heldman...
  • Professor warns: “Social justice warriors” are destroying engineering

    08/04/2017 10:12:38 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 73 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 8/4/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    Indrek Wichman, a mechanical engineer professor at Michigan State University, has eyed a troubling trend of social justice warriors making their way through the humanities and social sciences and, to his despair, they now have their sights set on leveling their destruction on engineering. WichmanHaving spent 30 years teaching mechanical engineering, Wichman acknowledges things have changed dramatically and is concerned that “feelings” and “micro-aggressions” have taken a predominant role, much to the detriment of the hard sciences. “The world we engineers envisioned as young students is not quite as simple and straightforward as we had wished,” he states in a...
  • University deems 9/11 memorial “triggering, harmful, harassing”

    08/02/2017 5:54:26 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 26 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 8/2/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    In a move that’s a slap across the face of every patriotic American, the Southern Methodist University in Texas relocated its annual 9/11 memorial flag display from in front of the campus’ iconic Dallas Hall to a less visible area to avoid exposing the community to “triggering, harmful, or harassing” messages. The memorial is the work of the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) student group. Since 2015 YAF has organized the 9/11 Never Forget Project, which YAF Chairman Grant Wolf describes as “a memorial of 2,977 American flags in a visually stunning display that represents each of the 2,977 Americans...
  • Princeton hiring men’s manager to eradicate “toxic masculinity”

    07/31/2017 6:06:34 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 36 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 7/31/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    Princeton University is looking to hire an “Interpersonal Violence Clinician and Men’s Engagement Manager” to develop programming targeting high-risk, campus-based populations for prevention of “interpersonal violence,” such as sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. The new position is designed to work closely with the campus’ Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources and Education (SHARE) office, which bills itself as a “survivor-centered, trauma-informed confidential resource on campus for the Princeton University community.” As is implicitly evident by the descriptions of these offices, the men’s program puts forth an aggressor based platform, whereas the women’s platform is victim based.
  • Are Radical-Leftist Millennials Really ‘Snowflakes’?

    07/31/2017 8:31:55 AM PDT · by Thistooshallpass9 · 19 replies
    theTrumpet.com ^ | 31 July 2017
    The suddenly chic term “snowflake” seems, at first glance, to be an apt insult for the leftist radicals that have become so numerous in American universities in recent years. But is it a fitting metaphor? The "beautiful and unique" part of the term works well. Such students have an inflated estimation of their uniqueness, individuality and importance. They are driven partly by the belief that they are special and uniquely enlightened, and that their feelings carry more weight than those of other people. The "perfect conditions only" aspect of the analogy is also apt. Like snowflakes that can abide only...