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Old 12-22-2015, 01:23 PM   #101
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I went to art school that my parents paid for...
And that's why I make more than $20 an hour, have 3 weeks of vacation a hear and only work a 40 hour work week. And I started doing it a week after graduation. Instead of what you did.

What's also sad is that in Seattle McDonalds employees make $15 an hour and in Portland my GF as anEMT driving around saving lives makes less than $12
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Same deal here.
I worked as an advanced EMT for a few years after I got out of the Navy at $10/ hr.
I could have (and do now) made much more money doing something else.
I guessed (correctly) that having that job would help me get to where I am currently.
It was tough, but I managed to buy a "house" and another property while I basically rebuilt my life from scratch.
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The Oberlin College Black Student Union has released a list of 50 “Institutional Demands” for the school, including one that orders it to pay black students who organize protests $8.20 per hour for doing so.

The 14-page (!) document opens with this nice buzzword salad:

Oberlin College and Conservatory is an unethical institution From capitalizing on massive labor exploitation across campus, to the Conservatory of Music treating Black and other students of color as less than through its everyday running, Oberlin College unapologetically acts as [sic] unethical institution, antithetical to its historical vision.

“This institution functions on the premises of imperialism, white supremacy, capitalism, ableism, and a cissexist heteropatriarchy,” it continues.

Other demands on the list as summarized by the Daily Caller include one for the “establishment of special, segregated black-only ‘safe spaces’ across campus” and a “40 percent increase in the number of black students in the school’s jazz department by 2022.”

Now, the document does state that the items on the list “are not polite requests, but concrete and unmalleable demands,” but it seems like some of them might be kind of tough to accomplish. First of all, creating “segregated” spaces for black students might be kind of hard considering that, you know, segregation ended and the fact that it ever existed in the first place is pretty damn near universally seen as a humiliatingly racist blemish on the fabric of our country’s history.

It’s not clear how the school might attempt to persuade black students to join the jazz department, nor how doing so could be considered anything but way more racist than just trusting students to decide for themselves regardless of race.

As crazy as all of this stuff sounds, the support for this petition is not limited to just a few whackos. In fact, the Chronicle-Telegram reports that it had been signed by more than 700 people when it was hand-delivered to the administration on Wednesday.

In an email to the Telegram, Oberlin spokesman Scott Wargo said that although the school would need time to look over this particular document, it has already been working on an “inclusion and diversity strategy” for 18 months and that strategy will “be complete” by March.
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Their first order of business should be to expel all 700 people on that petition.
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No, not expel them - Set them free!
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Old 12-22-2015, 10:28 PM   #106
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Soooo......do they want separate drinking fountains now, too? I believe that has been tried already. This, folks, is why the white intellectuals were able to argue for so many years that some people needed to be cared for as children even into their adulthood. Stop proving their point.

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But but... they're making a point You know, for all the oppression they've experienced... possibly before getting to a nice college in Ohio.

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Germany: Come for the freedom, stay for the rape!



Germany says asylum seekers are suspected in New Year’s Eve assaults

By Anthony Faiola January 8

BERLIN — At least 21 asylum seekers from the Middle East and North Africa are suspects in a New Year’s Eve rampage of sexual assaults and thefts in the German city of Cologne, authorities said, even as word emerged of similar acts in Finland, Sweden and other German cities — including the alleged gang rape of two teenage girls by four Syrian men.

The broadening allegations was rapidly blowing into a full-blown crisis that on Friday engulfed Cologne’s police chief, Wolfgang Albers, who was suspended due to “lost trust” in his force following the New Year’s Eve attacks. The mounting scandal, meanwhile, was quickly deepening a strain of public outrage, prompting calls for new steps and threatening to ignite a new wave of anti-refugee sentiment in Europe.

Thus far, reports of violence and criminality tied to asylum seekers or refugees have emerged from Helsinki; Kalmar, Sweden; Hamburg and Stuttgart. No single city was hit harder than Cologne — where gangs of mostly young men are alleged to have “hunted” women, corralling them before groping, assaulting and robbing them. So far, at least 170 victims have filed complaints, including 120 reports of sexual assault.
German police report describes ‘chaotic and shameful’ night of attacks on women
Two suspects — aged 16 and 23 and of North African origin — were arrested early Friday but were later released due to lack of evidence, according to authorities in Cologne.

But a spokesman for the German federal police said at least 34 suspects have been identified in the Cologne attacks and that authorities were still seeking evidence from witnesses to pursue arrests.

Out of the 34, 21 were asylum seekers — and the majority of those, police said, had arrived last year. The 34 suspects included 10 Algerians, 10 Moroccans, five Iranians, four Syrians, two Germans, one American, one Serbian and one Iraqi.

The spokesman, who spoke under a customary policy of anonymity, said overwhelmed Cologne police took down the suspects’ names and other data on New Year’s Eve, but they were not detained or immediately questioned due to the unfolding scenes of chaos. Authorities, he said, now are questioning victims and evaluating videos from the night of the assaults.

“There will be arrests when there is enough evidence for a judge to issue an arrest warrant,” the spokesman said. “We are working at absolute high speed and are asking the people to trust us.”

The investigations are moving relatively slowly, he said, because it took awhile for some the victims of sexual assault to gather the courage to speak out.

In response to the growing number of allegations, a steady stream of voices are now calling for tougher action in a region facing a historic influx of asylum seekers and migrants from war-torn regions and pockets of poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union on Friday said they would consider a bevy of new measures this weekend, including a policy to deport any migrants with criminal backgrounds and the introduction of random identification checks. On Thursday, Slovakia reiterated its stance that it would seek to block “immigration from Muslim countries.”

“We don't want something like what happened in Germany taking place in Slovakia,” that country’s prime minister, Robert Fico, told reporters.

National anger is mounting even as authorities accused of reacting too slowly to the scope of the incidents are now in the midst of conducting broad sweeps for suspects.

Police stopped the men near the city’s central station shortly after midnight and found videos on their smartphones showing what appeared to be scenes of New Year’s Eve assaults against women. They reportedly also had notes in their possession with German translations of sexually explicit and threatening phrases, including “I will kill you,” according to the German news outlet Focus.

German media pundits and social media users on Twitter and Facebook have accused the Cologne police of covering up both the extent of the New Year’s Eve assaults and the links to asylum seekers and refugees. In a statement before his suspension, Albers rejected those allegations.

Police stopped the men near the city’s central station shortly after midnight and found videos on their smartphones showing what appeared to be scenes of New Year’s Eve assaults against women. They reportedly also had notes in their possession with German translations of sexually explicit and threatening phrases, including “I will kill you,” according to the German news outlet Focus.

German media pundits and social media users on Twitter and Facebook have accused the Cologne police of covering up both the extent of the New Year’s Eve assaults and the links to asylum seekers and refugees. In a statement before his suspension, Albers rejected those allegations.

“As long as the police cannot accuse a person of a crime based on facts, the presumption of innocence applies in Germany,” he said. He added, “To accuse me of covering up the origin of suspects therefore is completely absurd.”

The Cologne suspects emerged even as 15 women in Kalmar, Sweden, filed complaints of being encircled, groped and assaulted. So far, two men, both asylum seekers, have been arrested in the case, according to the Associated Press.

Police in Helsinki, Finland, said that 15 Iraqi asylum seekers were taken into custody on similar charges of groping and harassing women near the city's central railway station on New Year's Eve. Ilkka Koskimäki, deputy police chief of the Helsinki police department, said three women had filed complaints, alleging they had been kissed and touched against their will.

The situation, Koskimäki said, might have been worse had police not received a tip that groups of asylum seekers were planning disturbances that night, leading the Helsinki police to deploy their largest contingent of New Year’s officers on the streets in 15 years.

The situation, Koskimäki said, did not spiral out of control only “because we had so much manpower in the city center.”

In another incident, police in the southwestern city of Weil am Rhein took three Syrian nationals into custody and were looking for a fourth in connection with an alleged gang rape of two girls, aged 14 and 15.

The suspects included a 20-year-old Syrian refugee and his 15-year-old brother, who is in the process of seeking asylum. The status of the other two, both 14, was not disclosed, but they were said to be residents of the Netherlands and Switzerland. At least some of the men, police said, had known the girls, who apparently went willingly to the apartment of the eldest Syrian. But the girls told police that what had started as a consensual encounter became rape, authorities said in a statement.

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The Cognitive Dissonance from those who bleat about "rape culture" and "micro aggressions" and tell us to be tolerant of intolerant cultures is astounding.
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An Australian news crew reporting on the “migrant crisis” in Stockholm, Sweden, was violently attacked by African Muslims in what was described as an Islamic enclave in the country’s capital city.

Upon entering an area inhabited by “mostly Somali migrants,” the news crew was accosted. At one point, the narrator states that a Somali motorist attempted to “deliberately [run] down” her cameraman. Following this incident, the news crew contacts the local police.

“[Swedish police] feel their presence will be provocative,” reports the narrator, indirectly evoking the growth of lawless Islamic ghettos across Europe resulting from left-wing policies of multiculturalism and mass immigration.

Prior to entering the minority ethnic ghetto, a male Swedish police officer advises the crew to leave him behind lest his presence be perceived as an affront to its residents. The police opt to observe the camera crew from a distance.

Rapeugees at their finest. They are the black plague.
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Angela Merkel migrant crisis worsens as Germany descends into lawlessness | World | News | Daily Express

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During the first six months of 2016, migrants committed 142,500 crimes, according to the Federal Criminal Police Office.

And the country has been hit by a spate of horrendous violent crime including rapes, sexual and physical assaults, stabbings, home invasions, robberies, burglaries and drug trafficking.

Adding to the country's woes is the fact that thousands of people have gone missing after travelling to the country on invitation from the country's leader.

Germany took in more than 1.1million migrants in the past year and parts of the country are crippled with a lack of infrastructure.
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Inb4 nationalist backlash and racial cleansing.
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My gf is like the complete opposite of this, and its causing issues lol. She refuses to take on debt. Her father was a very cash in my pocket kind of guy. Only debt he carries is a mortgage. This is making it really hard for her to plan for secondary education. She wants to be a nurse or physicians assistant. Both careers with good salaries that will provide her good opportunities to pay back student loans. But she hates the idea of debt. We're slowly working towards it, starting with a credit card and stuff, but its not easy for someone who has never carried debt to take it on.
Hahaha holy ****. My gf is the same. She doesn't even have a credit card and she's in her mid 20's. It boggles my mind that people think it's not smart to carry them. It's treating it like free money that's the issue. If you can pay for it with cash, you can pay for it with credit.

How did you finally convince her to get a damn card?

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Inb4 nationalist backlash and racial cleansing.
I don't know why people are surprised that nationalist sentiment rises if you allow groups of people to act in a way which is incommensurable with established laws. Deal with the folks that break the laws. I'm not against vetting of refugees or good behavior clauses. You can deport someone here on a green card for breaking the laws, right?
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Oh no, we can't deport anyone ever...the bama won't let it.

Actually, I'd say at this point in time, it's probably easier to deport someone with a green card, who is here legally, than to deport someone who is here illegally.

There are a group of individuals that ICE refers to as "special interest persons" - hundreds of them cross into the US from Mexico every day - but with one problem - they aren't from Mexico, and they won't tell us what country they are actually from - so where do we deport them to? The answer is that we don't - ICE holds them in a sort of jail for 2 weeks, and then opens the doors and lets them walk free. I've heard stories that investigators, familiar with countries and regional dialects of languages, were more or less absolutely certain that a group of individuals they had in custody was Iranian. They crossed into the US from Mexico on foot though, and wouldn't disclose their actual nationality - they are probably still free roaming the U.S. now.
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I don't know why people are surprised that nationalist sentiment rises if you allow groups of people to act in a way which is incommensurable with established laws.
I'm not surprised. As certainly as the sun shall rise it will come.

And I believe the word you were looking for is incommensurate.
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I'm not surprised. As certainly as the sun shall rise it will come.

And I believe the word you were looking for is incommensurate.
Negative.

http://www.dictionary.com/browse/incommensurable
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