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  • Alumni Want More Free Speech and Influence at Davidson College

    06/10/2019 5:42:54 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 6 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | June 10, 2019 | Jenna A. Robinson
    Davidson College has an impressive academic reputation. It has a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Nearly 90 percent of its courses have fewer than 30 students each. Its six-year graduation rate is 91 percent. And it has matriculated 23 Rhodes Scholars. It also has one of the worst track records for free speech in North Carolina. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has labeled Davidson a “red light” institution for its campus policies that “clearly and substantially restrict” student and faculty speech. That’s despite the school’s assertion that it is a “community founded on trust as articulated by the Honor...
  • Pete Davidson Deletes Instagram After Disturbing Post

    12/15/2018 2:04:13 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 45 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | December 15, 3018 | THR Staff
    Pete Davidson deleted his Instagram account after he wrote that he doesn't "want to be on this Earth anymore" in a post on Saturday. "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore. I'm doing my best to stay here for you but i actually don't know how much longer i can last. all i've ever tried to do was help people," Davidson wrote. An outpouring of support followed the post as "Pete Davidson" and "Pete" trended on Twitter on Saturday. On Saturday afternoon New York police told The Hollywood Reporter, "We are aware of the post and we...
  • Ann Coulter Responds to Pete Davidson Eyepatch Joke

    11/06/2018 2:07:57 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/5/18 | Ann Coulter - interview with Howie Carr
    Just as an election day interesting interview with Ann Coulter about this outrageous "joke" by this unfunny Pete Davidson. (video is audio only)
  • Trump cancels Harley Davidson factory visit over planned protests: report

    01/31/2017 4:04:18 PM PST · by Historix · 66 replies
    President Trump's scheduled trip to a Harley-Davidson factory in Milwaukee on Thursday has been canceled over the likelihood of protests, CNN reported Tuesday. An administration official told the news network that the plans were scrapped after the motorcycle giant became uncomfortable with the threat of demonstrations. Over the weekend, massive protests broke out at airports across the country after Trump signed an executive order on Friday banning citizens of certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Other large protests were planned for the president's Milwaukee visit, according to CNN. Trump was originally supposed to head to the factory for a...
  • Meet Warren Davidson, the Man Who Took John Boehner’s Seat

    06/15/2016 4:41:18 AM PDT · by milton23 · 2 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 6/14/2016 | Philip Wegmann
    Standing in former Speaker John Boehner’s empty and cavernous Longworth office, Ohio’s newest congressman seems out of place. Maybe that’s because Warren Davidson is more of a business and military man than a politician. Before being sworn in last week, Davidson made a career parachuting from airplanes as an Army Ranger, then filing patents as a manufacturing entrepreneur. Other than a short stint as a township trustee, he’s never held elected office until now. But what Davidson lacks in political acumen, he’s confident he can replace with leadership experience. His operating doctrine is simple, he tells The Daily Signal: “Fight...
  • One last indignity: The tea party swipes John Boehner’s seat

    03/16/2016 7:05:08 AM PDT · by PROCON · 76 replies
    WAPO ^ | March 16, 2016 | Amber Phillips
    It was one of the tea party’s few highlights in Tuesday’s congressional primaries. But laying claim to former GOP House speaker John Boehner’s old seat (in all likelihood) is a big one, both for the bragging rights and the momentum it gives House conservatives in their ongoing fight to purify their party ideologically. Warren Davidson, a businessman and former Army Ranger, won a 15-way Republican primary Tuesday in the special election for Ohio’s 8th Congressional District. The tea party candidate rather easily bested more moderate candidates, including two state lawmakers, in a campaign that quickly became ground zero for the...
  • Are Modern People Morally Advanced?

    03/23/2014 8:06:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/23/2013 | Bruce W. Davidson
    In regard to widespread disdain for the Middle Ages, C. S. Lewis felt that many modern people suffer from a kind of “chronological snobbery” and that “the modern conception of Progress ... is simply a myth, supported by no evidence whatever.” Certainly many minds smugly assume our world’s moral superiority to that of people in the past. That assumption merits some close critical scrutiny. This claim probably does not rest on an improvement in the numbers of deaths in war and genocide. Many millions died in past atrocities such as the Mongol invasions of Asia and Europe and the Muslim...
  • Davidson College suspends Chick-fil-A from student events

    08/14/2012 10:36:51 AM PDT · by spacewarp · 38 replies
    News14 ^ | 8/14/12 | News 14 Web Staff
    DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson College is giving Chick-fil-A the boot. The school is suspending the restaurant chain from serving meals at student events. The union board will decide early in the semester whether or not to permanently ban the chain from campus. The suspension came after the chain's president sparked a national debate by speaking out against same-sex marriage.
  • The College Union Board & Chick-fil-A

    08/14/2012 10:32:46 AM PDT · by Coffee... Black... No Sugar · 11 replies
    Davidson College website ^ | August 13, 2012 | Bill Giduz
    The College Union Board & Chick-fil-A August 13, 2012 Contact: Bill Giduz, 704-894-2244 The Union Board at Davidson is a student organization that plans and manages student events. They have occasionally served Chick-fil-A sandwiches as part of their "After Midnight" events. "After Midnight" has been a regular monthly Union Board activity since Davidson's Alvarez College Union opened in 2001. It offers students free food and some form of entertainment from midnight to 2 a.m. The Union Board serves different menus at "After Midnight" throughout the year, and Chick-fil-A has been served once or twice annually. The members of the Union...
  • Ben Davidson, towering Raiders lineman, dies at 72

    07/04/2012 11:11:41 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 24 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 3, 2012 | Tom FitzGerald
    Ben Davidson, a towering pass rusher who wore a handlebar mustache and terrorized Raiders opponents in the 1960s and early '70s, died Monday night of prostate cancer. He was 72.
  • NCAA 2012 Brackets

    03/16/2012 11:07:16 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 64 replies · 3+ views
    various | Friday, March 16, 2012 | participants
    This is based on a genealogy table I made. Had a bit more trouble than I should have tracking down the first round results, wth.
  • Judge rejects releasing TBI file of ex-judge Richard Baumgartner

    03/09/2012 10:52:54 AM PST · by SmithL · 12 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 3/9/12 | Jamie Satterfield
    KNOXVILLE — A judge said today he has no authority to make public the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's file on former judge Richard Baumgartner. "This court has no authority whatsoever to decide on its own, 'I'm going to let the public see this file,'" Special Judge John Kerry Blackwood said at a specially-called hearing in Knox County Criminal Court. Blackwood said the portions of the file not made public contain phone records and recorded conversations in which Baumgartner discusses sex with two women and makes "crude remarks" about people. "What you're not going to find (in the TBI file) is...
  • Sickening! Judge's Addiction Means New Trials for Torture/Murder/Rape Convicts

    12/01/2011 7:53:48 PM PST · by ferrgus · 22 replies
    The four pieces of human filth who brutally raped and murdered a young Knoxville couple are all getting new trials, thanks to the drug-addicted judge who presided over the cases. Former judge Richard Baumgartner bought extensively from the convicts in his own drug court. He considered himself above the law but finally got caught. Because he was high much of the time he was presiding over the trials, the families of the victims get to hear yet again how their children were savagely beaten, raped and mutilated before finally being killed.
  • Democrat New Tone: PA Politician Asks if She Can Kill a Colleague, Blow His Brains Out

    04/15/2011 8:07:15 AM PDT · by bigbob · 31 replies
    Big Government dot com ^ | 4-15-11 | Warner Todd Huston
    Yes, it’s that new age of Democrat political civility rearing its ugly head yet again. During an April 12 debate on gun control Pennsylvania State Representative Margo Davidson of Philadelphia wondered aloud on the House floor if it might be OK for her to blow the brains out of one of Pennsylvania’s Republican Representatives. Before we even go on with this story, imagine if a white, male, and Republican politician had asked during a debate on policy if it would be OK if he blew the brains out of a black, female, Democrat. Just imagine what would be happening to...
  • USAT's Davidson Drinks Deeply from the Obamanomics Job-'Generation' Kool-Aid

    02/15/2011 10:21:35 PM PST · by Nachum
    newsbusters ^ | 2/15/11 | Tom Blumer
    Twice on Monday (here and here), I took serious issue with the opening sentences of two Associated Press stories on Uncle Sam's fiscal situation. First, there was Martin Crutsinger's Sunday stinker, which described the level of spending in President Obama's yet to be released 2012 budget as "$3 trillion-plus," timed so that early morning news readers, radio listeners, and TV viewers would hear it. Too bad that the real number, which the AP reporter acknowledged later on Monday, is really $3.73 trillion. If you think that's bad, the administration projects that total spending this year during fiscal 2011 will be...
  • Lemaricus Davidson gets 80 more years in torture-slaying case(Tn)

    06/12/2010 1:25:53 PM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 32 replies · 1,109+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 6-12-2010 | Jim Balloch
    The father of Channon Christian made a vow Friday to Lemaricus Davidson, the convicted ringleader in her kidnapping, rape, torture and murder. "I will do everything in my power to see that they stick that needle in you as soon as possible," Gary Christian said during Davidson's second sentencing hearing. Davidson is already under two death sentences for the 2007 murders of Christian, a 21-year-old University of Tennessee senior, and her boyfriend, Christopher Newsom, 23. He was back in Knox County Criminal Court to be sentenced on the other charges related to the crimes.
  • Jury delivers death sentence to Davidson in torture slayings of couple in Knoxville

    10/30/2009 12:33:28 PM PDT · by libstripper · 29 replies · 1,864+ views
    The (Blount Co., TN) ^ | October 30, 2009 | The (Blount Co., TN)
    A Knox County jury delivered the death sentence this afternoon to the ringleader in the torture slayings of a young Knoxville couple following a carjacking. The same panel of seven men and five women who convicted Lemaricus Davidson, 28, in the 2007 attack on University of Tennessee student Channon Christian, 21, and her boyfriend Christopher Newsom, 23, decided his fate. Davidson was found guilty of more than 30 counts, including felony murder and premeditated murder of each victim. The jury had a choice of a life sentence mandating a minimum of 51 years in prison, life without parole with no...
  • Veterans In Politics Talk Show Introduces Scott Garig and Dale Davidson

    09/04/2009 1:19:51 AM PDT · by SteveWsanson · 1 replies · 198+ views
    Veterans In Politics ^ | September 4, 2009 | Steve Sanson
    Veterans In Politics Talk Show Introduces Scott Garig and Dale Davidson LIVE on September 5:: Scott Garig former Navy enlisted and political activist:: Dale Davidson owner of KEEN-TV 17:: "Veterans In Politics" is a weekly radio show produced by the Veterans In Politics International and hosted by Steve Sanson and co-hosted by Ronda Baldwin Kennedy on The "Veterans In Politics" show is live every Saturday 2:05 PM Pacific Time you can call in and speak to the guest or/and hosts at (702) 309-6690.
  • Obama's Man Van Jones-Many Roads Lead to Cuba, Communism

    08/27/2009 6:11:29 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies · 940+ views
    New Zeal ^ | August 27, 2009 | Trevor Loudon
    Two big questions hang over President Obama's radical "Green Jobs Czar" Van Jones. Is he still a communist? Is he a security threat? Many have assumed that Van Jones' committment to communism ended when the organization he helped to lead STORM (Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement) dissolved in 2002. Yet a 2004 treatise Reclaiming Revolution: History, Summation, and Lessons from the Work of Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement written and endorsed by a majority of former STORM members makes it clear that most ex STORMers are still committed to the revolutionary movement; From page 49. When...
  • NEW PARTY (NP) Obamas start into politics (Socialist)

    07/20/2009 11:46:56 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 4 replies · 762+ views
    Marxist political coalition Was active from 1992-1998 Endorsed Barack Obama for Illinois state senate seat in 1996 Co-founded in 1992 by Daniel Cantor (a former staffer for Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign) and Joel Rogers (a sociology and law professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison), the New Party was a Marxist political coalition whose objective was to endorse and elect leftist public officials -- most often Democrats. The New Party's short-term objective was to move the Democratic Party leftward, thereby setting the stage for the eventual rise of new Marxist third party. Most New Party members hailed from the Democratic...