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Duke University’s New Sexist Rape Policy

Posted by Casey on December 21, 2009

New evidence has suggested that sexual misconduct on college campuses have declined. Sounds like great news, but there is an explanation. According to some in academia that simply means that “a plethora of rapes are going unreported.” One Ada Gregory, director of the Duke Women’s Center explained the decline as “higher IQ” males, such as those at Duke, could be “highly manipulative and coercive.”

Uh huh. Naturally, if there are less cases of misconduct it must be due to smart men manipulating weak women. And that’s coming from the Women’s Center?

More on the new policy …

The revised policy requires involving the Women’s Center in the disciplinary process for all known allegations of sexual misconduct and empowers the Office of Student Conduct to investigate even if the accuser does not want to proceed.

Duke’s rules define sexual misconduct so broadly and vaguely as to include any sexual activity without explicit “verbal or nonverbal” consent, which must be so “clear” as to dispel “real or perceived power differentials between individuals [that] may create an unintentional atmosphere of coercion” (emphasis added).

The disciplinary rules deny the accused any right to have an attorney at the hearing panel or to confront his accuser. The rules also give her — but not him — the right to be treated with “sensitivity”; to make opening and closing statements; and to receive copies of investigative documents.

Looks like Duke hasn’t learned their lesson.

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Racist Black Asshat Attacks White Female Colleague Over Race Discussion

Posted by Casey on November 11, 2009


Will the media call it what it is?  Will he lose his job?

Gateway Pundit

A prominent Columbia architecture professor punched a female university employee in the face at a Harlem bar during a heated argument about race relations, cops said yesterday.

Police busted Lionel McIntyre, 59, for assault yesterday after his bruised victim, Camille Davis, filed charges.

McIntyre and Davis, who works as a production manager in the school’s theater department, are both regulars at Toast, a popular university bar on Broadway and 125th Street, sources said.

The professor, who is black, had been engaged in a fiery discussion about “white privilege” with Davis, who is white, and another male regular, who is also white, Friday night at 10:30 when fists started flying, patrons said.

One witness described it as “a real sucker punch.”

When this Black Panther wannabe was asked about the altercation (after his release with NO BAIL!), he said …

“It was a very unfortunate event,” he said afterwards. “I didn’t mean for it to explode the way it did.”

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I want to kick this turds ass so bad I can taste it. I guess domestic violence and hate crimes are ok as long as the victim is a white woman.

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Influx Of Black Students Causes Teachers To Flee

Posted by Casey on June 6, 2009

Whoa … this isn’t a study that paints teachers in a positive light, but it doesn’t paint minority students in one either. We’re faced with some tough questions here. Do teachers prefer non-black students, or are black students more difficult for teachers on average?

It should be noted that even black teachers are relocating, and it doesn’t completely focus on just black students. Other minorities are discussed as well as economic class.

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The best teachers tend to leave when their schools experience an influx of African-American students, according to a study of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., school district.

C. Kirabo Jackson, an associate professor of labor economics at Cornell University, in Ithaca, N.Y., studied patterns of teacher movement in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools between 2002 and 2003, which was when the 137,000-student district ended its long-running policy of busing students to keep schools racially integrated. His results, published last month in the Journal of Labor Economics, show that, at all levels of schooling, high-quality teachers—both black and white—were more likely to switch schools as the policy change began to take effect and student populations shifted.

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Taliban: ‘If We Now Kill Schoolgirls, You Shouldn’t Be Surprised’

Posted by Casey on May 28, 2009

A letter posted by the Taliban threatening violence on girls who attend school.

A letter posted by the Taliban threatening violence on girls who attend school.

They aren’t even trying to hide the fact that they murder children anymore. The Taliban used to blame us for any youth deaths, but we all knew (well, the sane among us knew) that it was the Taliban murdering children.

Spiegal Online:

Responding to threats from the Taliban, at least 10 girls’ schools have shut down near Kunduz in northern Afghanistan. Visiting the schools is a dangerous proposition — a trip leading directly into the heart of Islamist territory.

When the deputy director of Aqtash High School talks of the government, he isn’t referring to Hamid Karzai’s central government in Kabul. Nor does he refer to the provincial administration in Kunduz. “The Taliban are our government,” Bashir says. “They have taken over our region, their commanders give the orders here.”

Bashir is standing in a dusty classroom on the ground floor of his modern school, roughly half an hour from Kunduz by car. As recently as just one month ago, he says, some 400 girls were still coming to the school in three daily shifts to learn reading, writing and arithmetic. Figures and formula are still scrawled across the blackboard.

But now, the girls’ classrooms have been left to deteriorate. The desks and chairs are still laid out in neat rows, but a film of dust has collected, and Bashir stands helplessly in the middle of the room. “Parents in Aqtash are afraid to send their girls to school anymore, after the death threats,” he explains.

Still waiting for the feminist movement to get behind our efforts in Afghanistan. Yep … still waiting.

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Poll: Is A School Assignment To Come Up With Terrorist Attack Appropriate?

Posted by Casey on May 11, 2009

Students in Pueblo, Colorado have been given a homework assignment to come up with a terrorist attack for history class.

A ninth grade history project at a high school in Pueblo was supposed to teach students about terrorism, but instead it outraged parents.

Gini Fischer says her daughter came home Thursday saying she had two minutes to come up with a plot for an act of terrorism.

I actually had an assignment once in history class where I chose to draw up invasion plans for numerous countries. However, the teacher didn’t require that to be the assignment.

Naturally, the school is saying that the kids misinterpreted the assignment, and that any kid who plots an attack on the school will be punished. They are destroying the assignments as we speak.

Is an assignment like this appropriate for school?

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Some Might Say This Video Proves Kids Shouldn’t Be Involved In Martial Arts

Posted by Casey on November 28, 2008

However, I say this kid just learned a valuable life lesson.

Yep … life lesson alright.  Keep your hands up.

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School Textbook Has 15 Pages Of Pro-Obama Material

Posted by Casey on October 15, 2008

We’re still getting more info on this, but it is unusual at best, and blatantly partisan brainwashing at worst.

The mom who has exposed this being scorned as a psycho or something, but having this much coverage of a person who really hasn’t accomplished much in the grand scheme of things is questionable. If Obama doesn’t win he’ll likely vanish into obscurity like all the other failed candidates. At least until he runs again so this much attention in a textbook is too presumptive.

Fox says the textbook section is a full 20 pages, but I don’t know how many actually discuss Obama.

So not only do we have a new textbook including an historical figure that we may all soon forget about, but we have a teacher who required students to write anti-Palin essays with no punishment, and teachers unions out there openly supporting Obama in the classroom.

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What Questions Should I Ask At A Debate?

Posted by Casey on September 25, 2008

I’ve been asked to moderate a debate between two rival political groups on a college campus.  There are 3 topics to be addressed, and I would like your input on what questions to ask the debaters.  The 3 topics are:

  1. Energy
  2. Economy
  3. Foreign Policy

I already have several questions I will look to ask, but you never know what great things other people will come up with.  That’s why I’m asking you all to help me out.  In the comments below, leave your questions that you’d like asked in such a forum as a debate.

Please remember, this is not a lecture or a stage for pontification.  These two groups are debating on those 3 topics only.  Therefore, the questions you ask should be in question format.  If you have any links for source information … that would be helpful.  Thanks in advance for all your help.

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5th Grader Suspended For Anti-Obama Shirt

Posted by Casey on September 23, 2008

Take the poll at the bottom of this post, or the top left of the sidebar …

An 11 year old 5th grader was suspended for wearing the shirt pictured above to school. 

MyFox Colorado | 5th Grader Suspended For Anti-Obama Shirt

An 11-year-old in Aurora says his first amendment rights are being trampled after he was suspended for wearing a homemade shirt that reads “Obama is a terrorist’s best friend.”

The fifth grader at Aurora Frontier K-8 School wore it on a day when students were asked to wear red, white and blue to show their patriotism.

According the the boy’s father, the school district told the student, Daxx Dalton, that he had the choice of changing his shirt, turning his shirt inside out or being suspended.

The best part is that the school’s only response to the press was that they respect a student’s right to free speech.

Aurora Public Schools would not talk about the case but said the district “Respects a student’s right to free speech, such as the right to wear specific clothing,” but administrators say they review any situation that interrupts the learning environment.

So are we to believe the boy interrupted the learning environment?  How?

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How To Keep From Being Scammed On Ebay By Sellers With Good Ratings.

Posted by Casey on September 1, 2008

I decided to sit down and write this after a recent experience I had making a purchase on Ebay.  We all know the simple things to protect ourselves on Ebay … don’t buy anything that is suspicious, don’t give out too much information, and don’t buy from sellers with poor ratings. But what about sellers that have good ratings. They’re safe to buy from right? Wrong!

Ebay is full of scam artists who prey upon buyers, and sellers, with impunity. Learn from my mistakes, and better protect yourself from sellers who have strong positive ratings.

I recently ran across some mufflers I wanted for my car, and began bidding after comparing the price with other similar listings. I figured I was getting a good deal. The price was lowing than the others, but the shipping was slightly higher so it balanced out. Plus the seller had a solid 96% seller rating. A 96% positive rating on Ebay didn’t cause me any concern at all, but it should have.

I won the auction and immediately tried to pay with my debit card. However, I was unable to pay with my card because they didn’t have a way to do so after the bid. Yes, they said they accepted credit cards as a payment method, and said that you need to contact them for those arrangements. So I shot them a quick message that I wanted to pay with my card. I didn’t hear from them, and sent another message the next afternoon. Again, I didn’t hear from them, and the same process happened over and over again for several days.

Five days after I won the auction, and had never received a response, I was finally sent an email by the company with an invoice. Keep in mind that I had been sending them messages on Ebay’s internal messaging system … not in email. So I responded by saying I have been trying to pay with my card, but was not getting any response from them. They finally replied the next day with the phone number to call them and pay.

The next morning I called and paid for the item. The lady said she would ship the mufflers that day, or the next at the latest. Needless to say, after nearly a week I called to get the tracking number she never called me back with. After several attempts to call with no answer, and no response to my messages, I finally got the same woman I spoke with the week before. She told me that the mufflers weren’t shipped yet because “they didn’t have a box to ship them in.” Yeah, my thoughts were pretty much what you’re thinking now. How in the hell do they not have a box to ship the mufflers two weeks after they were sold?

I would also like to point out that this is not an individual who sells on Ebay. This is a legitimate business who has a business license, and is a sponsor on several auto forums who’s been in business for a long time.

I made it very clear to the woman that I needed those mufflers in the next few days … before the weekend. She said that would be no problem, and asked if it would be ok if she wrapped them “really good” and shipped them herself. I agreed.

Low and behold I never got my mufflers that weekend, and I waited until the next Tuesday to call again. I would never be able to get a hold of them by phone again. After not getting any response I left a message stating that I believed I was defrauded, and would report as such to my bank and Ebay if I didn’t hear from them by the next day.

Naturally, I didn’t hear back from them. So I sent them an email explaining all the events of my dealing with them, and made it very clear that the excuse they didn’t have a box was “laughable.” Especially since you can go to any UPS Store and ship the mufflers with their packaging. I also reiderated that I would file two fraud claims if I was not contacted with confirmation my items had been shipped.

Later that day I got an email response stating that they had never sent the item, they apologized, and said they’d refund my money in the next few days. I want you to understand that they did finally refund the money.

So how could I have prevented three weeks of them promising to ship my items? Unfortunately for me it was relatively easy, and I just missed it. Hence my writing this post for you all now.

During this whole ordeal I started reading the buyer comments to see if anyone else was having a similar experience with this particular seller. As it turns out … I was not alone. I had made a very innocent but fundamental mistake by ignoring the comments of other buyers who’d done business with this seller. I only looked at the overall positive rating of the seller. While I should have at least looked at all the negative comments other Ebayers were leaving for this seller.

I was also able to tell the seller’s attitude by how they responded to some of the negative comments. For instance, they criticized a buyer for “changing their mind after only five days.” The buyer had complained that they had not been able to contact the seller for a week. Most of us would have been suspicious in that case. There were other snide comments like that targeting other upset buyers. Had I taken the time to look at the comments I would have seen all these things, and opted to buy from another source. The seller’s rating has now dropped from 96% positive to 92% with all negative comments expressing the same problems I had.

So here’s a list of some extra steps to take when buying on Ebay to protect yourself from sellers with positive ratings.

    1. Don’t just rely on the rating of the seller.
    2. Read the comments left by other buyers who’ve done business with that seller … especially the negative comments.
    3. Pay close attention to what the negative comments say about the seller … is their a pattern?
    4. How does the seller respond to the negative comments?  Are their responses rational, or more along the lines of personal attacks towards buyers who’ve complained.
    5. Since Ebay does not allow detailed comments … try to contact the buyers who left negative comments directly on Ebay to get the full story.
    6. Don’t be sucked into leaving a positive comment for the seller until you get your merchandise in a satisfactory condition.  Many people get the positive feedback from the seller, and instantly reply in kind before they realize there is a problem with the seller.  This is how bad sellers get such high feedback ratings.

      Remember that Ebay is a business … not a social club.  Your feedback rating should be reflective of your quality as an Ebay user … not your personality.

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