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Old 09-24-2016, 07:44 AM   #321
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Clemson University bans references to Harambe for promoting racism, rape culture | Fox News

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It seems that social justice warriors are demanding this third death for the sweet, gentle giant Harambe, the gorilla who was tragically shot at the Cincinnati Zoo in May.

The administration at Clemson University is banning students from publicly displaying references to Harambe, saying he promotes racism and rape culture, Campus Reform reported.
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when there is no evidence, racism is the deciding factor.
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Navy launches investigation into sailor who didn't stand for National Anthem | Fox News

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Ervin had explained her actions in a since-deleted Facebook book.

"I feel like a hypocrite singing about the 'land of the free' when I know that only applies to some Americans," she wrote. "I will gladly stand again, when ALL AMERICANS are afforded the same freedom."

Ervin said she was threatened with jail time for her actions.
and those freedoms are?
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and those freedoms are?
The freedom to not be killed or raped by police officers when you're not engaging in behavior which justifies being killed or raped by police officers. Presently, this freedom is afforded only to people to whom this freedom is afforded.
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Code of conduct in military means you don't have the same freedoms as the rest of us when it comes to stuff like that.
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so like 99.99999995% of the population has this freedom?
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You live on hyperbole and **** posting.
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point being?
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The freedom to not be killed or raped by police officers when you're not engaging in behavior which justifies being killed or raped by police officers. Presently, this freedom is afforded only to people to whom this freedom is afforded.
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so like 99.99999995% of the population has this freedom?
Wait, have Joe and Scott traded minds or views or posting personalities?

Yeah, I finally have successfully multi-quoted
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Freedom of speech applies to everyone.

Well, except for the Military. We military people are not free to speak what's on our minds. We are less free.
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Wait, have Joe and Scott traded minds or views or posting personalities?
all people are just are free to get shot by police...

This source says 991 police shooting deaths in 2015: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...ice-shootings/

the US population is est. at 320,090,857 people says google.

320,090,857 people / 991 police shooting deaths = 0.00000309599% of the population

so 99.999996904% of the US population is still free.



the craziest part is i guessed on that number. I'm really smart.
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all people are just are free to get shot by police...

This source says 991 police shooting deaths in 2015: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...ice-shootings/

the US population is est. at 320,090,857 people says google.

320,090,857 people / 991 police shooting deaths = 0.00000309599% of the population

so 99.999996904% of the US population is still free.
I get the feeling I may need to quote you on this in the future, so I'm putting a phrase this my reply that will make it easier to find in a future search: Snuffleupagus.
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all people are just are free to get shot by police...

This source says 991 police shooting deaths in 2015: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...ice-shootings/

the US population is est. at 320,090,857 people says google.

320,090,857 people / 991 police shooting deaths = 0.00000309599% of the population

so 99.999996904% of the US population is still free.



the craziest part is i guessed on that number. I'm really smart.
Meh. It's 2016. We are no longer individuals. We are only group members now. Another population reference: American FactFinder - Results

So, now that we are properly focused on groups (and, multiplying by 100 to get to percentage):

495 NonHispanic Whites + 152 Hispanic Whites killed in 2015 / 241,937,061 Total Whites = .0002674% Unfree/99.9997% Free
258 NonHispanic Blacks + 8 Hispanic Blacks killed in 2015 / 40,250,635 Total Blacks = .0006609% Unfree/99.9993% Free

Car Fatalities 2015: 35,200 (source: NHTSA data shows traffic deaths up 7.7 percent in 2015 | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA))
Black on Black Murder 2015: ~6,000 (source: 7 Statistics You Need To Know About Black-On-Black Crime | Daily Wire)

Yep, we're focused on the critical issue alright.

Interesting how few hispanics self-identified as black to the census bureau.
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495 NonHispanic Whites + 152 Hispanic Whites killed in 2015
258 NonHispanic Blacks + 8 Hispanic Blacks killed in 2015

Yep, we're focused on the critical issue alright.
So, you're saying that police in the US killed more more people in 2015 than all of the gender assumptions, cultural appropriations, and microaggressions combined.

Check. Police are a problem.


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Interesting how few hispanics self-identified as black to the census bureau.
Serious answer: most Americans who identify as Hispanic are not of Afro-Latin ethnicity. This is broadly reflective of the demographic composition of Latin-American nations as a whole, very few of which (eg: Haiti, Martinique) have a dominant / majority African-descendant population.


Addendum: Consider all of the prejudices which exist within the Caucasian / Europid communities. Anti-Irish, anti-Semetic, anti-Polish, anti-Chechen, anti-Italian, and so on. The same spectrum of intra-ethnic racism exists within most Hispanic cultures as well. My Cuban uncles of Spanish ethnicity, for instance, tolerated Puerto Ricans begrudgingly, and despised Mexicans, Hatians, etc.

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Rounding the horn back into Ritalin Bay... Annoying, clever nerd FTW. Teachers at UofM are now technically required to defer to him as royalty, or face disciplinary action. I'll bet this kid is really popular with his psych and polysci profs...


U of Michigan Student Successfully Changes His Preferred Pronoun to ‘His Majesty’ on Class Roster

By Nahema Marchal | 10:03 am, September 29, 2016



As Heat Street‘s Politics Editor Jillian Melchior reported this week, a new policy at the University of Michigan allows students to choose their preferred pronouns— including the gender-neutral “they” and “ze” — to appear on class rosters.

With that in mind, one conservative student, Grant Strobl, who is also chairman of the Young Americans for Freedom board of governors, decided to troll the university administration by officially requesting his pronoun to be changed to “His Majesty.”

And it worked!

Although Storbl says he has “no problem with students asking to be identified a certain way,” he thought it important to show just how ludicrous it is for universities to institutionalize the use of “arbitrary” pronouns and threaten disciplinary action if students and staff repeatedly fail to use them.

“I henceforth shall be referred to as: His Majesty, Grant Strobl. I encourage all U-M students to go onto Wolverine Access, and insert the identity of their dreams” he told the College Fix.

The university vice president and provost of student life said employing preferred pronouns was “one of the most basic ways to show your respect for their identity and to cultivate an environment that respects all gender identities.”

Students can now add or change their preferred pronouns, and the changes will only be shared with “those who have a legitimate education interest in this information,” according to the new website.

Since the announcement, several students have followed Srobl’s example, registering an array of of regal pronouns.







The college made the change following a student-led initiative, Wolverines for Preferred Pronouns, which garnered over 750 signatures on Change.org this year.

We’ll see how long the administration will bow to “his majesty”‘s wishes.
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Another great one from the Fine City of Detroit: Not being ashamed of the fact that you are white is racist hate speech. Anyone in Vegas making odds on the outcome of the inevitable race war in Michigan yet?


U-M condemns flyers with 'racist point of view' found in campus halls

Martin Slagter September 26, 2016

ANN ARBOR, MI -- Flyers that espouse a "racist point of view" were found in University of Michigan halls early Monday, Sept. 26.

The flyers have since been removed from Haven and Mason halls, according to a letter shared by U-M President Mark Schlissel, Provost Martha Pollack, Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper and Vice President for Equity, Inclusion and Academic Affairs.

"While we continue to defend any individual's right to free speech on our campus, these types of attacks directed toward any individual or group, based on a belief or characteristic, are inconsistent with the university's values of respect, civility and equality," the letter states. "We also have a responsibility to create a learning environment that is free of harassment. These are core values and guiding principles that will help us as we strive to live up to our highest ideals."

The flyers in question were shared on social media Monday, taking aim at black men in particular, while another flier urged "Euro-Americans" to "stop apologizing, living in fear and denying your heritage."



U-M noted it has a number of resources students can use to report hate crimes or incidents of bias.

"In this time of heightened political strife, we believe these values take on even more importance as people and beliefs are targets of divisive rhetoric," the letter states. "But amidst these challenging times, our core values can help ground our community."

The flyers appeared on the U-M campus at a time when black college students have seen incidents of racial slurs appearing on campus at Easter Michigan University.

Students reacted by protesting the initial graffiti, marching to EMU President Jim Smith's home before he addressed their concerns.

Students then protested during EMU's home football game on Friday, Sept. 23, eventually going onto the field at the game's conclusion to voice their displeasure with the incidents.

No arrests have been made regarding that incident or in connection with another instance of graffiti found on campus, EMU Spokesman Geoff Larcom said Monday. The incident remains under investigation.
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What the **** even is a preferred pronoun?
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Another great one from the Fine City of Detroit: Not being ashamed of the fact that you are white is racist hate speech. Anyone in Vegas making odds on the outcome of the inevitable race war in Michigan yet?
UofM is located in Ann Arbor. Clearly stated in the quote. EMU is also not located in Detroit.
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