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  • Bill Gates known for ‘womanizing,’ naked pool parties, biographer says

    05/10/2021 12:25:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 137 replies
    NY Post ^ | May 10, 2021 | Lee Brown
    Behind his image as a straight-laced tech mogul, Bill Gates was notorious for throwing naked pool parties with strippers and being a “womanizer” — even after meeting future wife Melinda, according to a biography. The Microsoft co-founder’s wild lifestyle was well known among his inner circle — but newspapers like the New York Times hid the unflattering reports to continue getting “spoon-fed stories,” James Wallace wrote in the 1997 biography, “Overdrive: Bill Gates and the Race to Control Cyberspace.” They “didn’t report on the wild bachelor parties that Microsoft’s boyish chairman would throw in his Seattle home, for which Gates...
  • ‘An Endangered Species’: The Scarcity of Harvard’s Conservative Faculty

    05/03/2021 12:11:33 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 4 replies
    The Harvard Crimson ^ | 4-9-21 | Natalie L. Kahn
    While the University has made a concerted effort across the past decade to promote gender and racial diversity among its faculty, Harvard has not made any explicit attempts to bolster representation from across the ideological spectrum. Government professor Harvey C. Mansfield Jr. ’53 is widely known on campus as the default example of a conservative faculty member at Harvard. According to Mansfield, this is not because his views possess any sort of “superiority” to others’ perspectives, but simply because a professor with his political stance is “rare” on Harvard’s campus. “Every class you enter, you have to work out your...
  • Out of 236 Harvard professors surveyed, guess how many identify as even a little ‘conservative’

    05/03/2021 10:03:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | 05/03/2021 | David Patterson
    A progressive friend and I were discussing higher education this morning. The topic was, of course, the political leanings of professors. She told me she thought there was a “lean” towards progressivism at most colleges but that it was likely closer to even between conservatives and progressives at elite schools like Harvard. I laughed, saying it’s probably even worse at schools like Harvard because the lifetime academia who find their way there work through a network of which I am very familiar. Only the brightest radical leftist minds can get a full-time gig as a professor at Harvard, I told...
  • Biden Nominee Kirsten Clarke Promoted Work Of Racist Anti-Semitic Black Supremacist

    05/02/2021 2:36:34 PM PDT · by Main Street · 12 replies
    dc dirty laundry ^ | May 2, 2021 | Daniel Greenfield
    Not a surprise. Kirsten Clarke, Biden’s nominee to head civil rights at the DOJ, has a history of black nationalism, and sympathy for racism and antisemitism. Kristen Clarke, Joe Biden’s nominee for assistant attorney general of the United States, once promoted racist pseudoscientific quackery, arguing that the human brain was structured in a way that makes Black people superior to white people, and that “human mental processes” in the brain have chemicals that imbue one race with “superior physical and mental abilities” and “spiritual abilities.” And then there’s the antisemitism. Wellesley Professor Tony Martin spoke at Harvard at the invitation...
  • Surprising Benefits of the Keto Diet for Weight Loss and Mental Health

    05/01/2021 4:12:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    WCVB5 ^ | Apr 30, 2021 | Emily Riemer
    According to a recent study in JAMA Network Open, Americans gained about 1 1/2 pounds every month during stay-at-home orders last year. At the same time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 2 in 5 are struggling with mental health issues. One local researcher believes a ketogenic diet could help address both issues. Eric Rodgers was running marathons when his doctor said he was pre-diabetic. At the time, he was also taking anti-depressants. "You would lose enjoyment in things. You're not looking forward to things that you used to look forward to," Rodgers said. He...
  • Opinion: Not The Color Of Our Skin; Congress & Presidents (except Trump) Abdicated, So Only Hope Is SCOTUS

    04/27/2021 5:54:35 PM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | April 27, 2021 | William Perry Pendley
    Mr. Pendley, a Wyoming attorney, led the Bureau of Land Management for the Trump administration. A few years ago in Casper, I sat in the memento-filled office of the late Mick McMurry, Vietnam Veteran, Midas-touch entrepreneur, and magnanimous philanthropist. As everyone in the “oil patch” knows, Mick discovered the Jonah Field—one of the largest gas province in the country—near Pinedale when he applied the decades old but not fully in its prime technology—hydraulic fracturing or fracking. He took some Bureau of Land Management (BLM) leases that had been worked over without promising results, hired the “best men I could find...
  • 'Modern science' says there are six sexes, Democratic Texas state legislator insists

    04/24/2021 8:04:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | APRIL 22, 2021 | VALERIE RICHARDSON
    A Harvard-educated Texas Democratic lawmaker drew double-takes for declaring at a hearing that there are six sexes, prompting a rebuke from skeptics who said his count was off by four. Texas state Rep. James Talarico made his pronouncement prior to public testimony Tuesday before the Public Education Committee on House Bill 4042, a measure to bar transgender athletes from girls’ K-12 scholastic sports. Mr. Talarico, a former English teacher, first quizzed Republican state Rep. Cole Hefner, the bill’s sponsor, on how many sexes there are. Mr. Hefner said there were two. “The bill seems to think there are two,” said...
  • Senate defeats legislation to ban discrimination against Asian-Americans in higher education

    04/24/2021 8:46:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    The College Fix ^ | APRIL 23, 2021 | Matt Lamb
    Senator Cruz called out Yale for discrimination Senate Democrats voted down an amendment from Senate Republicans, including Ted Cruz, John Kennedy, and Bill Haggerty. It would have barred “Federal funding for any institution of higher education that discriminates against Asian Americans in recruitment, applicant review, or admissions.” “This amendment is straightforward, it targets the ongoing discrimination that is being directed against Asian-Americans by colleges and universities across the country,” Cruz said. He specifically mentioned Harvard and Yale as “denying admission to qualified Asian-American applicants in favor of underrepresented minority groups.” Cruz said that the Department of Justice had sued these...
  • When leftists celebrate medical abuse of white people

    04/14/2021 5:06:18 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Apr, 2021 | David S. Shimm, M.D.
    Progressives are becoming more enthusiastic about using race to allocate medical resources. Two years ago, we learned the story of Dr. Lara Kollab. During 2011–2013, while an undergraduate at John Carroll University, she tweeted many antisemitic comments, including: “I'll purposely give all the yahood [Jews] the wrong meds,” and “People who support Israel should have their immune cells killed so they can see how it feels to not be able to defend yourself from foreign invaders.” SNIP Recently, ten years after Dr. Kollab's undergraduate antisemitic tweets, Drs. Bram Wispelwey, a 2014 Ben-Gurion University medical school graduate, and Michelle Morse, a...
  • Boston hospital set to offer 'preferential care based on race'

    04/14/2021 3:33:36 AM PDT · by gattaca · 30 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 8, 2021 | Andrew Mark Miller
    A Boston hospital says it will offer “preferential care based on race” and “race-explicit interventions” in an attempt to engage in an “antiracist agenda for medicine” based on critical race theory. A Boston Review article titled “An Antiracist Agenda for Medicine” lays out a plan from Brigham and Women’s Hospital that implements a “reparations framework” for distributing medical resources in order to “comprehensively confront structural racism." BLM ACTIVIST: ‘ALL HELL’ WILL BREAK LOOSE AND BUILDINGS WILL BURN ‘IF GEORGE FLOYD’S MURDERER IS NOT SENTENCED’ “Together with a coalition of fellow practitioners and hospital leaders, we have developed what we hope...
  • Scientists From Oxford, Harvard, and Princeton Talked COVID Policy With Gov. DeSantis. YouTube Deleted It

    04/10/2021 6:17:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/10/2021 | Tyler O' Neill
    This week, YouTube deleted footage of a COVID-19 roundtable discussion between Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and medical experts from Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard. The doctors and medical experts reportedly disputed Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance that children wear masks in school to stop the spread of COVID-19. Cody McCloud, DeSantis’s press secretary, condemned the move as “another blatant example of Big Tech attempting to silence those who disagree with their woke corporate agenda,” NBC News reported. “YouTube claimed they removed the video because ‘it contradicts the consensus of local and global health authorities,’ yet this roundtable was led by...
  • Liberals ramp up calls for Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire after he panned court packing in speech

    04/10/2021 8:11:08 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | By Tyler Olson |
    The calls come in the wake of a speech Breyer gave to Harvard Law School students and alumni earlier this week when he warned that court packing – a term for adding seats to the Supreme Court to change its political makeup – could harm the rule of law in the U.S. "Proposals have been recently made to increase the number of Supreme Court justices. I'm sure that others will discuss related political arguments," he said. "This lecture reflects my own effort to be certain that those who are going to debate these questions ... also consider an important institutional...
  • Judicial Watch to Supreme Court: Hold Harvard Accountable! [Weekly Update]

    04/09/2021 2:51:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 9, 2021 | Tom Fitton
    The Supreme Court Should Hear Challenge to Harvard’s Race-Based Admissions Policies Maryland Opens ‘Special Clinic’ to Give Latinos COVID-19 Vaccines Crime Surges as Progressive Policies Gain Ground The Supreme Court Should Hear Challenge to Harvard’s Race-Based Admissions Policies The latest Leftist uproar — this over the alleged treatment of Asian Americans — points up their utter hypocrisy on race: accuse Americans broadly of racism while promoting racist policies. For example, it’s a poorly kept secret that academic bastions of leftist ideology have long been discriminating against Asians. Harvard leads the pack. With our friends at the Allied Educational Foundation...
  • ‘Antiracist Agenda’: Boston Hospital Will Offer ‘Preferential Care Based On Race’

    04/09/2021 5:35:56 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 7, 2021
    A hospital in Boston is set to offer “preferential care based on race” and “race-explicit interventions” as a part of its new “antiracist agenda for medicine.” Brigham and Women’s Hospital will implement the program, outlined in a Boston Review article titled “An Antiracist Agenda for Medicine,” later this spring. Harvard Medical School instructors Bram Wispelwey and Michelle Morse wrote that the program uses a “reparations framework” for allocating medical resources in order to “comprehensively confront structural racism.”
  • COVID-19 News: Harvard And MIT Study Alarmingly Shows That SARS-CoV-2 RNA Integrates Into Human Genome With Varying Implications

    03/23/2021 11:02:22 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 156 replies
    thailandmedical.news ^ | Dec 17, 2020 | Covid-19 news
    [ransomnote: The article below describes evidence (not yet certified by peer review) that SARS-CoV-2 RNAs (viruses) can be reverse transcribed. Note that "reverse" here points to the fact that DNA normally transcribes (codes) RNA, not the other way around.] COVID-19 News: A new study by researchers from Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research-Cambridge, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering-Harvard University, Department of Biology-Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences-Harvard University have alarmingly discovered that the SARS-CoV-2 RNA is reverse-transcribed and integrated into the human genome. These study findings have a wide range of...
  • Water world: Entire Earth was covered in a global ocean three billion years ago that would have submerged Mount Everest

    03/17/2021 9:56:26 PM PDT · by blueplum · 30 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 17 Mar 2021 | Stacy Liberatore
    A new analysis suggests Earth may have been a water world three to four billion years ago with a global ocean large enough to have submerged Mount Everest. Scientists at Harvard University examined our planet's ancient mantle and found that in ages past it was four times hotter due to radioactivity, and would therefore not be able to hold the current amount of water. 'We find that water storage capacity in a hot, early mantle may have been smaller than the amount of water Earth's mantle currently holds, so the additional water in the mantle today would have resided on...
  • Leftists Are Pushing Asian Americans Out Of The Democratic Party

    03/15/2021 7:56:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 15, 2021 | Sumantra Maitra
    The words of diversity ring hollow, as hard-working Asians from every socio-economic background, with stable family structure and strong disciplined work ethic, face dAsian Americans are beginning to realize that their values are no longer aligned with the shifting Democratic Party.A recent spike in Asian hate crimes has led to leftist and corporate media that deliberately refuse to talk about the perpetrators and their motives. They insinuate the hate crimes are due to either structural imbalances in society or a direct result of white supremacy rhetoric. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bizarrely blamed the rise in attacks on Asians on former President...
  • Cornel West and Stealth Anti-Semitism at Harvard-Welcome to the moral trap for Israel-haters

    03/05/2021 6:28:12 AM PST · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Mar 5, 2021 | Richard L. Cravatts
    As evidence of what the late Professor Edward Alexander has called “the explosive power of boredom” in rousing the liberal professoriate to its ideological feet, Harvard’s own Harvard Divinity School professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy, Cornel West, recently wondered out loud why the university might have denied him tenure. His explanation: that because he is a relentless critic of Israel, and because he thinks so highly of his academic accomplishments and record, it must be his pro-Palestinian leanings that spooked the Harvard committee making his tenure decision. "This is my hypothesis,” West said, “because given the possibilities of...
  • Liberals Find A Case Of Racism They Don’t Want The Courts To Correct

    03/01/2021 4:24:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | March 1, 2021 | JAZZ SHAW
    The editorial board at the Washington Examiner has a good analysis of a pending case before the Supreme Court that could turn some of the current debates over racism in America on its head. The subject at hand once again deals with the college admissions system in this country and the ham-handed way that many schools put their thumbs on the scales for all the wrong reasons. A lawsuit against Harvard is currently attempting to deal with that issue, particularly as it applies to one specific group of minorities. Through an arbitrary “rating system” used by the admissions board, Asian-American...
  • Harvard Lends a Hand in the Effort to 'Islamicize' Science

    02/14/2021 6:04:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | February 14, 2021 | Majid Mohammadi
    A few days ago, an email from Zahra Takhshid (granddaughter of Mohammad Yazdi, former head of the Islamic Republic's judiciary) was sent to some people, and I was one of the recipients. In this e-mail, a plan for the Islamization of information technologies in the field of law, especially sharia, was proposed. This is apparently the research project of Takhshid as one of the lecturers at Harvard Law School. Harvard University, which once trained members of the U.S. Supreme Court, is at one of its lowest points today, where the Islamicization of the internet and information technology has been promoted...