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  • Georgetown law professor: Americans are ‘slaves’ to the U.S. Constitution

    07/06/2022 5:42:27 PM PDT · by ChipMarne · 72 replies
    The College Fix ^ | July 6, 2022 | Dave Huber
    A Georgetown University law professor says Americans are “slaves” to the U.S. Constitution as their adherence to that document — written by a “tiny group of white slave-owning men” — has turned the country into a “war zone.” Rosa Brooks made the comparison yesterday on MSNBC’s Joy Reid show and highlighted the recent mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois. “[T]here are people all over the world who have lived during armed conflicts, and when does the mortar fall on your house, when does the soldier or the tank come down the street and just kill you,” Brooks said. “We are...
  • Georgetown University 'Experts' Err on Basic Facts, Whitewash Islamism (Again)

    05/26/2022 12:40:01 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 8 replies
    Middle East Forum ^ | May 24, 2022 | Andrew E. Harrod
    Campus Watch Research Originally published under the title "Georgetown University Whitewashes Islamism and Smears the West (again)." [Caption] Erdoan Shipoli (l) and John Esposito (r) of Georgetown Univ. use their positions to whitewash Islamism and attack Western civilization. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was former President George W. Bush's "teacher at Yale," stated Erdoan A. Shipoli at an April 27 Georgetown University webinar. While Rice was indeed a child prodigy on the piano, her intellectual prowess was not quite so grand as to land her an Ivy League teaching position as an adolescent. Born in 1954, she was only...
  • Lincoln Memorial closes after Georgetown seniors leave broken bottles, spilled wine

    05/21/2022 1:39:13 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Fox news ^ | 05/21/2022 | Timothy H.J. Nerozz
    The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was shut down Saturday morning after a crowd of seniors from Georgetown University left broken bottles and spilled wine on the monument's steps. Hundreds of students had gathered to watch the sunrise Saturday after the senior ball on Friday. A few took a dip in the Reflecting Pool. The National Park Service announced a brief delay in accessibility to the Lincoln Memorial, saying the group had left debris in the area
  • A look at the time Tucker Carlson asked Hunter Biden for a favor

    05/20/2022 6:26:55 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 81 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/19/2022 | Matt Viser
    Tucker Carlson and his wife were looking to get their son a leg up in his college application to Georgetown University when they turned to a well-connected Washington friend who had an even better-connected father. “I realize you don’t really know Buckley,” Susie Carlson wrote via email in 2014 to Hunter Biden, a Georgetown graduate and the son of the then-vice president. “Maybe you could meet or speak to him and he could send you a very brief resume with his interests and grades attached.” Tucker Carlson offered that his son was a good squash player and an excellent fly...
  • Ketanji Brown Jackson Involved in ‘Anti-Racist’ Agreement that All Parents at Georgetown Day School Sign

    03/28/2022 11:57:29 AM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 28th, 2022 | Wendell Husebø
    President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson is involved in an anti-racist agreement that all parents of children at Georgetown Day School (GDS) must sign for enrollment, according to documents obtained by Breitbart News. Jackson has been a board of trustees member at GDS since 2019 and a member of the Georgetown Day School community for about a decade. While Jackson denied to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) that Critical Race Theory (CRT) is taught at the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)-affiliated GDS during last week’s Senate confirmation hearing, the school demands that all parents sign a form called...
  • Supreme Court Justice Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson's membership in Harvard Black Students Association that hosted anti-Semitic speaker surfaces ahead of hearings

    03/10/2022 10:18:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/10/2022 | Michael Gryboski
    Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's membership in a Harvard University student group that once invited a controversial anti-Semitic speaker to campus has surfaced ahead of her confirmation hearings later this month. In 1992, Jackson was a member of the Harvard Black Students Association when they invited Leonard Jeffries, a professor known for making anti-Semitic remarks, to speak at the university, Fox News reports. According to the Anti-Defamation League, Jeffries first gained public attention in 1991, “when the New York Post published an account of a vitriolic anti-Semitic and racist speech he made on July 20 at the Empire...
  • My parents fled communism decades ago. But at my elite D.C. university, the ideology is alive and well.

    02/15/2022 8:03:29 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 23 replies
    The College Fix ^ | 14 Feb 2022 | Jessica Costescu
    To my family, the ability to speak freely and without fear is worth dying for. My parents’ only hope was to raise their children in a land that would not oppress them for daring to speak out, and to their horror, their children’s First Amendment right to freedom of speech is in grave danger. In the 1970s, my father fled Romania, was thrown into a communist labor camp in Yugoslavia, beaten by guards there, and starved. He eventually got out, made his way to Austria, and applied for asylum to the United States. It was a difficult journey, but if...
  • Georgetown Law School Lashes Out at Professor Critical of Biden’s Racial Supreme Court Promise

    01/29/2022 2:33:39 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 43 replies
    freebeacon ^ | January 27, 2022 | Aaron Sibarium
    Georgetown University on Thursday condemned one of its own law professors for his "appalling" criticism of President Joe Biden's pledge to nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court. In an email to the entire law school, William Treanor, dean of the law school, said faculty member Ilya Shapiro's comments regarding Biden's pledge to base his nomination decision on race were "at odds with everything" the law school stands for and were "damaging to the culture of equity and inclusion that Georgetown Law is building every day." Treanor criticized Shapiro for using "demeaning language" that he characterized as "appalling." Shapiro,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Who knew? Emails reveal the unlikely close friendship between Hunter Biden and Tucker Carlson: President's son wrote Georgetown recommendation for TV star's son and got him to intervene in a news story about him using cheating website

    12/03/2021 2:41:02 PM PST · by AnthonySoprano · 92 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/3/21 | Josh Boswell
    Hunter Biden was close friends with Tucker Carlson, wrote a recommendation for his son's Georgetown application, and even got Carlson to intervene in a story about him on Hunter's behalf Emails from Hunter's abandoned laptop show the Fox anchor and the president's son were close until around 2015 – a fact that Carlson failed to declare throughout his extensive coverage of the scandals surrounding Hunter's business and personal transgressions revealed by his abandoned computer.
  • 'I'm embarrassed to be American': Shocking campus video from Georgetown sees students struggle to articulate pride in the US on July 4 as woke politics rip through schools

    07/04/2021 9:38:13 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 49 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 07 03 2021 | James Gordon
    Students from Georgetown and American Universities were asked if they felt proud to be American Majority of students said they were not proud to be American with some adding they were 'embarrassed' Upon being asked if they thought the United States of America was the greatest country in this world, most agreed it was good as a white person but not overall When asked if they could name a better country, none could SNIP
  • Biden’s Jesuit DC Parish Council Declares They Won’t Deny Communion to Anyone

    07/01/2021 6:39:43 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 6/30/21 | Doug Mainwaring
    Holy Trinity Parish is a bastion of fringe liberal Catholicism in an archdiocese whose leaders have exhibited complicit behavior regarding homosexuality, transgenderism, and abortion.WASHINGTON, June 30, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — The parish council at historic Holy Trinity Catholic Church, the Jesuit-run parish where President Joe Biden normally attends Sunday Mass, has issued a statement declaring that their church “will not deny the Eucharist to persons presenting themselves to receive it.” The parish declaration is clearly a response to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) stated intention to draft a formal statement on the Eucharist addressing Church teaching on worthiness to...
  • Soros-Backed Mag Pushes For 5 New States To ‘End Whiteness’ Of Government.

    05/06/2021 2:17:25 PM PDT · by rxsid · 48 replies ^ | 05.06.2021 | NATALIE WINTERS
    Soros-Backed Mag Pushes For 5 New States To ‘End Whiteness’ Of Government.OpenDemocracy, a left-wing magazine funded by organizations linked to George Soros, called for granting statehood to five U.S. territories in order to “end the whiteness of Congress.”Written by Karl Widerquist, a Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University-Qatar, the piece argues that “one of the most transformative things Democrats could do with their narrow majority in Congress would be to grant statehood to all the remaining inhabited US territories”: Washington DC, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Mariana Islands. The article – “The Case For Five...
  • Law student confronts Sen. Ted Cruz on Republican 'court packing' and gets taken to school

    04/24/2021 10:39:13 AM PDT · by Twotone · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 23, 2021 | Chris Pandolfo
    A Georgetown law student confronted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday about "court packing," redefining the term to demand why Cruz was opposed to efforts by Democrats to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court by four. Cruz was speaking at a news conference with Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in front of the Supreme Court about a Democratic bill to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court from nine to 13. The senator from Texas accused Democrats of making a "power grab." "You didn't see Republicans, when we had control of the...
  • Analysis: More Republicans than Democrats are quitting Congress, and their retirements are shaping the party

    03/23/2021 3:06:18 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 17 replies ^ | 3/22/21 | D. Hunter Schwarz
    For two consecutive elections, more Republicans than Democrats decided against running for reelection, and so far, 2022 is shaping up similarly. Five Republican senators and one congressman have already announced they won’t seek office again next year, compared with just one Democratic congresswoman, and their retirements could signal a change within the GOP. “You typically see higher retirements when there is some sort of party shift,” said Joshua Huder, a senior fellow at Georgetown’s Government Affairs Institute. Major party shifts in Congress can also be the result of a wave election that brings in new blood, or a large, older...
  • ENTIRE Georgetown Basketball Team Kneels for National Anthem at NCAA Tourney — Then Get Spanked by 23 Points

    03/21/2021 4:31:19 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 117 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/21/2001 | Jim Hoft
    The entire Georgetown team took a knee before their NCAA Tournament game against Colorado, then proceeded to get blown off of the court. During the national anthem for the Saturday matchup, every member of the Hoyas took a knee while Colorado stood with pride.
  • The Game that Saved March Madness

    03/20/2021 8:55:52 AM PDT · by ReleaseTheHounds · 16 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | March 2014 | Sean Gregory and Alexander Wolf
    I see the rim. I see the rim. A quarter century later, Bob Scrabis can still see the rim. Seven seconds remained in that first round 1989 NCAA tournament game between Princeton and Georgetown when Scrabis, the Tigers’ captain and lone senior, raised up to shoot the basketball. Before the game Scrabis’ own coach, the chronic pessimist Pete Carril, had set the betting line. “I think we’re a billion-to-one to win the whole tournament,” he said. “To beat Georgetown, we’re only 450 million to one.” Yet Carril’s 16th-seeded Princeton Tigers trailed the Hoyas, the most dominant and polarizing brand in...
  • Keeping Georgetown Law School Profs from Talking About Black Students' Low Grades Helps No One

    03/17/2021 2:27:35 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 15 replies
    Townhall ^ | March 17, 2021 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    The fault doesn’t lie with the universities. The fault lies with horribly performing public K-12 schools — a result of protecting teacher unions from competition. Hoping that colleges can make up for this damage is irresponsible.
  • Increasingly, Facts Are Considered Racist

    03/16/2021 6:53:45 AM PDT · by karpov · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | March 15, 2021 | Peter Kirsanow
    Cancellation has become so frequent that there’s a tendency to note the latest example perfunctorily and move on, hoping you’re not the next victim. Last week’s termination of Professor Sandra Sellers of Georgetown Law School bears more than a perfunctory mention. In what she thought was a private conversation with a fellow faculty member after a virtual class, Sellers said, after discussing the performance of a black student in her mediation class: You know what? I hate to say this, I end up having this angst every semester, that a lot of my lower ones are blacks. It happens almost...
  • [2nd] Georgetown law professor resigns after Zoom call comments [ed]

    03/15/2021 3:24:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    WTOP ^ | March 13, 2021 | Will Vitka and Zeke Hartner
    A Georgetown law professor has resigned after being placed on administrative leave over a Zoom conversation with a now-fired professor whom the school described as racist. David Batson participated in the call — which was recorded and posted on social media by a student — with former-Georgetown professor Sandra Sellers.
  • Georgetown Law professor caught complaining about black students on Zoom: video

    03/12/2021 11:58:10 AM PST · by son of terrence · 24 replies
    A white Georgetown Law professor was fired Thursday after getting caught on video belittling black students during a Zoom call with a colleague, saying they “usually” perform “just plain at the bottom” of her classes. Georgetown Law Dean Bill Treanor said he was “appalled” by the conversation between now-terminated adjunct professor Sandra Sellers and another faculty member, David Batson, who was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. “I informed Professor Sellers that I was terminating her relationship with Georgetown Law effective immediately,” Treanor wrote in a statement released Thursday afternoon. “During our conversation, she told me that she had...