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Today’s Politically INCORRECT Cartoon by A.F. Branco


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Starbucks Coffee, accused of racism, is shutting down 8000 stores for employee bias training. Can you say overreaction?

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Law Prof. Booted after Praising ‘Work Ethic, Respect for Authority, and Sexual Temperance’


Reported By Randy DeSoto | March 22, 2018 at 5:24pm

URL of the original posting site: https://www.westernjournal.com/law-prof-booted-after-praising-work-ethic-respect-for-authority-and-sexual-temperance/

A professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School has been removed from her primary teaching duties after making observations about the academic disparity black and white students on campus.

The controversy for Prof. Amy Wax began last August when she co-wrote an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled, “Paying the price for the breakdown in the country’s bourgeois culture.”

“That culture laid out the script we all were supposed to follow: Get married before you have children and strive to stay married for their sake. Get the education you need for gainful employment, work hard, and avoid idleness,” she wrote. 

Wax continued, “Go the extra mile for your employer or client. Be a patriot, ready to serve the country. Be neighborly, civic-minded, and charitable. Avoid coarse language in public. Be respectful of authority. Eschew substance abuse and crime.”

The professor contended these values reigned supreme among people from different backgrounds and abilities in America until the mid-1960s. Wax conceded that the country of course was not perfect, but there was a nod to these values being good among the vast majority. However, by the late 1960s, this culture began to wane with the growth of the welfare state and the breakdown of the pro-marriage norm. The pathologies of poverty, crime, and addiction followed as more and more grew up in broken homes.

“All cultures are not equal,” Wax wrote. “Or at least they are not equal in preparing people to be productive in an advanced economy.” 

She concluded arguing for a return to bourgeois norms, which still exist in segments of society. To achieve this end, Wax wrote that will require the arbiters of culture in academia, the media and Hollywood “to relinquish multicultural grievance polemics and the preening pretense of defending the downtrodden” and re-embrace what was good in the American ethic.

A group of 54 Penn students and alumni responded to her piece with a column in the school’s newspaper — The Daily Pennsylvanian — describing her arguments as “steeped in anti-blackness” and called for school administrators to investigate Wax’s advocacy of “white supremacy.”

Weeks later, in Sept. 2017, Wax participated in a podcast with Brown University professor Glenn Loury titled, “The Downside of Social Uplift.” Among the topics they discussed was the “mismatch hypothesis” of affirmative action in relation to law schools, which is based on data published in a 2005 Stanford Law Review article. The hypothesis holds that affirmative action does more harm than good, by admitting students in schools for which they are not prepared.

During her interview, Wax said her own experience as a professor of first year civil procedure students at Ivy League Penn bore out the findings of the study.

“Here’s a very inconvenient fact, Glenn: I don’t think I’ve ever seen a black student graduate in the top quarter of the class, and rarely, rarely, in the top half,” Wax stated. “I can think of one or two students who scored in the top half of my required first-year course.”

“When Wax’s video surfaced earlier this month, it sparked outrage among student groups and faculty members, many of whom called her statements racist,” The Washington Post reported. A petition was circulated calling on law school Dean Ted Ruger to discipline her.

Amy Wax insinuated demonstrably false and deeply offensive claims about black law students and alumni,” Nick Hall, a third-year law student and president of the school’s Black Law Students Association, told Philadelphia Magazine.

Ruger acquiesced to those demanding discipline of the tenured faculty member announcing Wax had been removed from teaching the mandatory civil procedure course, but would still teach electives.

The dean stated Wax spoke “disparagingly and inaccurately” about the performance of black students.

“Black students have graduated in the top of the class at Penn Law,” Ruger told the Daily Pennsylvanian. “And contrary to any suggestion otherwise, black students at Penn Law are extremely successful, both inside and outside the classroom, in the job market, and in their careers.”

Wax stood her ground amid the controversy commenting to the paper in an email, “I would emphasize that student performance is a matter of fact, not opinion. It is what it is.”

Loury came to Wax’s defense in a lengthy Facebook post, noting that no data from Penn contradicting his colleague’s claim has been forthcoming.

Today’s Ann Coulter Letter: “The Left’s Dirty Little Secret – Cleaned By Rosa!”


Commentary by Ann Coulter  

One thing no liberal will ever turn down is the opportunity to get a standing ovation for accusing someone else of racism. Democrats have placed their opening bid in the immigration talks on Trump’s 10-yard line — a hilariously unbalanced “compromise” that is worse than their original proposal. Now, they are battering him with accusations of racism to force him into an amnesty deal that he was specifically elected to prevent. 

Forced to choose, soccer moms are going with MSNBC — and, hey, if that means we’ll still have Rosa to clean the house, well, that’s OK, too!

Liberals have gotten a free ride for too long on using phony claims of “racism” to promote policies that hurt black people but help themselves. It’s like spoiling a kid; by the time he’s 15, it’s impossible to get him to clean his room.

The virtue signalers have been out in force lately, putting in museum-quality performances ever since receiving an unsubstantiated report about Trump’s alleged “s—hole countries” comment in a private meeting.

At least all the raging sanctimony is based on a solid source: the claims of one guy with a track record of making up things said in private meetings. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is the only person accusing Trump of referring to Haiti and African nations as “s—hole countries.” Four people at the meeting deny it.

Headline on Politico: “Durbin Confirms Trump’s “S—hole Remarks During Meeting”

Wow, so he not only leaked the remarks — he confirmed them!

Just a few years ago, both the Obama White House and Republican House leaders denied Durbin’s claim that a Republican congressman had said to President Obama, “I cannot even stand to look at you.”

The four people who deny that Trump used the word “s—hole” are Trump himself, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.). They have been required to retract nothing about the meeting. None of them have a history of being contradicted by both Republicans and Democrats over claims they made about a private conversation.

Media: WHY ARE SENS. COTTON AND PERDUE LYING ABOUT WHAT WAS SAID AT THE MEETING?

When it comes to Trump, our media have thrown the rulebook out the window. They make it up as they go along. The virtue signalers are so proud of their anger, tears and profanity over Trump’s alleged remark, they’ve taken to complimenting one another about their own performances:

You were awesome!

No, YOU were awesome!

Meanwhile, I can’t help but notice that there are some great openings for their kids at Haitian public schools in Brooklyn. We’d love to — really — but we’ve already made other arrangements (after pulling strings, waiting four years and paying tens of thousands of dollars to make sure their kids never go to school with blacks or immigrants).

I also can’t help but notice that just as black Americans had won their full civil rights and were about to burst into the American economy … Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) helped pass the 1965 immigration act that began dumping millions and millions of low-wage workers on the country to compete with them.

Obviously, the people hurt most by the mass immigration of low-skilled workers are black Americans, aka, The Only Reason We Care So Much About Racism. I refer you to the Jordan Report — overseen by actual civil rights icon Barbara Jordan.

Far from making up for the legacy of slavery, our immigration policies solve the exact same problem that slavery solved: rich people’s eternal need for cheap labor.

We don’t owe immigrants anything. They aren’t black Americans. We didn’t do anything to the Mexicans streaming across our border. Or, for that matter, to the Haitians, Ecuadorians, Pakistanis and so on. No slavery, no Jim Crow laws, no redlining — just billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid. (Hey, does anyone know if billions of dollars would be enough to pay for a wall?)

We certainly don’t owe them more than we owe our own fellow citizens, especially our black fellow citizens, who could use our help. 

But foreigners who showed up yesterday act like they’re the descendants of American slaves, helping themselves to the jobs, affirmative action, government assistance and racial sensitivity meant for the likes of John Lewis and Chris Rock, not illegal alien Jose Antonio Vargas.

Our country is hypersensitive about race because of specific injustices done to black Americans, not because we wanted to shower favors on anyone in need of a handout who manages to sneak into our country. The Democrats treat black people like the wife who will iron your shirt for a date with your mistress. They know they don’t have to do anything to keep winning 90 percent of the black vote, so they’ve dedicated themselves to bringing in millions of Latin Americans who will vote for them — and also do their gardening.

Kaep Loves Protesting on Live TV, but Here’s the 1 Photo He Wants Kept Secret


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URL of the original posting site: https://conservativetribune.com/kaep-photo-wants-kept-secret/?

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When former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began the anti-American trend of sitting or taking a knee while the national anthem was played, he insisted he was using his platform to raise awareness and start a broader dialogue regarding perceived racial inequalities in America and police brutality.

Other players who have joined the protest trend have echoed those sentiments, and while some of them may truly believe it and think they aren’t being disrespectful or un-American, the reality is that many Americans do indeed find their actions to be quite disrespectful and offensive.

And in Kaepernick’s case, just a wee bit hypocritical.

You see, while the bi-racial Kaepernick rails against the perceived oppression of minorities in America by a “white supremacist” system, he himself doesn’t appear to have been all that “oppressed” and held back from opportunity by “white people,” but was in fact raised and presented with a multitude of opportunity by white people, namely his adoptive white mother and father.

Falwell Praises Trump For ‘Bold Truthful’ Words On Charlottesville


 

Reported 

URL of the original posting site: http://www.westernjournalism.com/falwell-praises-trump-bold-truthful-words-charlottesville/

President Donald Trump received a ringing endorsement Wednesday from one evangelical supporter who is not turning his back on the president.

“Finally a leader in WH. Jobs returning, N Korea backing down, bold truthful stmt about #charlottesville tragedy. So proud of @realdonaldtrump,” Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. tweeted.

On Tuesday, Trump said both sides in the Charlottesville violence were to blame for letting unrest get out of hand. Falwell is not the only major evangelical figure to support Trump.

On Sunday, when many voices were condemning Trump for blaming both sides in his response to Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville, Rev. Franklin Graham stood by him.

“Shame on the politicians who are trying to push blame on President Trump for what happened in #Charlottesville, VA. That’s absurd,” Graham wrote on his Facebook page.

“What about the politicians such as the city council who voted to remove a memorial that had been in place since 1924, regardless of the possible repercussions? How about the city politicians who issued the permit for the lawful demonstration to defend the statue? And why didn’t the mayor or the governor see that a powder keg was about to explode and stop it before it got started? Instead they want to blame President Donald J. Trump for everything,” he wrote.

Graham said that the division taking place furthers the ends of Satan.

“Really, this boils down to evil in people’s hearts. Satan is behind it all. He wants division, he wants unrest, he wants violence and hatred. He’s the enemy of peace and unity. I denounce bigotry and racism of every form, be it black, white or any other. My prayer is that our nation will come together. We are stronger together, and our answers lie in turning to God,” he wrote.

Some clergy backed Trump’s comments Monday condemning neo-Nazis.

“I condemn the forces of white nationalism, white supremacy and anti-Semitism that divide our country today, and I also condemn those who seek to politicize it all for their political gain,” said minister Samuel Rodriguez, who took part in Trump’s inauguration.

“Unless, we bridge this senseless and partisan divide there will be more horrors to come. It’s on each of us to be a part of solution and it begins with turning our political swords into plowshares. We must begin to work together to heal our nation,” he said.

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DEAR DEMOCRATS: You Haven’t Changed Since The Days Of SLAVERY – Here’s PROOF


waving flagPublished on December 27, 2016

URL of the original posting site: http://clashdaily.com/2016/12/dear-democrats-havent-changed-since-days-slavery-heres-proof/

Democrats are quick to cry ‘RACISM!’ at every turn. But what does history say about that?

> They lost the Election because of RACISM!

> If you critique Obama’s policies, it’s RACISM!

> If you believe that enforcing the Rule of Law is right, it’s RACISM!

> If you believe that we should secure our borders, it’s RACISM!

> If you think that police officers should be permitted to use force when their lives are in danger, it’s RACISM!

> If you believe that inner-cities should have school choice, it’s RACISM!

> If you’re a Republican, it’s RACISM!

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The Democrats haven’t changed much, as you can see.

Here’s a ‘Quick’n’Dirty’ History lesson:

– The 1857 Dred Scott case at Supreme Court, where 9 Democrat Justices determined that Scott was not a citizen, but property. Chief Justice Roger Taney said that slaves were, ‘so far inferior … that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for their own benefit.’democrats-not-republicans

– Dec. 6, 1865. Republicans pushed through the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery. Southern Democrats respond by passing ‘Black Codes’ and ‘Jim Crow Laws’ to essentially re-enslave blacks, institutionalize racism, and deny blacks the right to own firearms. These laws were soundly criticized by Republicans.democrats-not-republicans

– May 10, 1866. Republicans pass the 14th Amendment, extending state citizenship rights to former slaves. 100 % of Democrats opposed it.democrats-not-republicans

– Jan. 8, 1867. Republicans in give freed slaves voting rights in DC, overturning Democrat President Andrew Jackson’s veto. Republicans continue to expand and protect voting rights to freed slaves, again overturning the veto of President Jackson. The impeachment process of Andrew Jackson begins at the initiative of Republicans in 1868.republicans-not-democrats

– Feb. 3, 1870. The 15th Amendment passed, granting voting rights to all men regardless of race. 97% of Democrats opposed it.democrats-not-republicans

– Once the 15th Amendment was passed, Democrats used the KKK and lynchings to intimidate and persecute blacks.democrats-not-republicans

– May 31, 1870. Republican President Grant passed the Enforcement Act imposing harsh penalties for depriving any citizen of their civil rights.republicans-not-democrats

– Feb. 28, 1871. Republicans pass another Enforcement Act granting federal protection for black voters.republicans-not-democrats

– April 20, 1871. Republicans pass the Ku Klux Klan Act, outlawing Democrat-affiliated groups that oppressed blacks.republicans-not-democrats

Democrat President Woodrow Wilson segregated the US Navydemocrats-not-republicans

– During WWII, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower decided to arm African Americans. As a result, in 1952 and 1956, a majority of blacks voted for President Eisenhower.republicans-not-democrats

– 1957 and 1959, President Eisenhower proposed civil rights bills to enforce the 15th Amendment. Hillary’s mentor, Klansman Sen. Robert Byrd and Gov. George Wallace opposed.democrats-not-republicans

– Sen. Byrd also filibustered the Civil Rights Bill for 14h 13mins in 1964democrats-not-republicans

– Democrat Sen. Strom Thurmond said that the Civil Rights Bill was ‘unconstitutional, unnecessary, unwise and extend beyond the realm of reason.’democrats-not-republicans

The Bill had 80% Republican support and 61% Democrat supportrepublicans-not-democrats

And on and on it goes…

You can read an awesome full history by Bill Federer at World Net Daily.

One parting thought:

Here’s what the former president of the United States had to say when he eulogized his mentor, an Arkansas senator:

We come to celebrate and give thanks for the remarkable life of J. William Fulbright, a life that changed our country and our world forever and for the better. . . . In the work he did, the words he spoke and the life he lived, Bill Fulbright stood against the 20th century’s most destructive forces and fought to advance its brightest hopes.

So spoke President William J. Clinton in 1995 of a man was among the 99 Democrats in Congress to sign the “Southern Manifesto” in 1956. (Two Republicans also signed it.) The Southern Manifesto declared the signatories’ opposition to the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education and their commitment to segregation forever. Fulbright was also among those who filibustered the Civil Rights Act of 1964. That filibuster continued for 83 days…democrats-not-republicans

…What is unforgivable is the way Democrats are still using race to foment hatred. Remember what happened to Trent Lott when he uttered a few dumb words about former segregationist Strom Thurmond? He didn’t get the kind of pass Bill Clinton did when praising Fulbright. Earlier this month, Hillary Clinton told a mostly black audience that “what is happening is a sweeping effort to disempower and disenfranchise people of color, poor people and young people from one end of our country to another. . . . Today Republicans are systematically and deliberately trying to stop millions of American citizens from voting.” Leftist Propagandist

She was presumably referring to voter-ID laws, which, by the way, 51 percent of black Americans support.

Racism has an ugly past in the Democratic party. The accusation of racism has an ugly present.
Read more: National Review

It’s been the Democrats not the Republicans that have been against civil rights for African-Americans throughout US History. democrats-not-republicans

Democrats will continue to rewrite History to paint themselves as the ‘Good Guys’. What else do you expect from people that think the Constitution is a ‘living’ Document that can be changed?democrats-not-republicans

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