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More Tom-Nuttery in Academia-Penn State




Gary Fouse
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Hat tip Campus Reform

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"I'm a Nittany Lion. I don't eat meat."
(I always wondered what a nittany lion was.)


Here's the latest wacky theory coming out of academia. A professor at Penn State claims that eating meat perpetuates hegemonic masculinity-whatever that is. As part of her evidence, she interviewed 23 Argentines who are vegetarians-probably the only vegetarians in the entire country, which produces the best beef in the world.

https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=10221


"Vegetarians also contribute to the destabilization of the gender binary, she argued.
“The decision to become vegetarian does not itself destabilize gender, but the subsequent social interactions between vegetarian and meat-eater demand gender enactment—or resistance,” DeLessio-Parson discovered."


This is what you learn in college, kids.

Ahmadi Muslims Expose Extremist Conference in Virginia




Gary Fouse
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The Ahmadiya branch of Islam is considered heretical by mainstream Muslims because they believe in a latter day prophet from the 19th century. Therefore, the branch, which was founded in the British colony of India and mostly  centered in present-day Pakistan, is badly persecuted in that country and other Muslim countries where they reside. The Ahmadiyas have a good record when it comes to not being involved in terrorism. While the do subscribe to the Koran and revere Mohammad, along with the Sufis, they offer some hope of a peaceful coexistence between religions. Unfortunately, they are a small minority.

On November 18, Ahmadis managed to infiltrate a fund raiser featuring a speech by a Pakistani cleric in Springfield, Virginia. What they came away with is evidence of the type of thinking against non-Muslims (and Ahmadiyas) that has no place in America. The Ahmadiyas have posted this report in their newspaper, Rabwah Times.

https://www.rabwah.net/american-islamists-hold-fundraiser-virginia/

"We went undercover to report on the day-long event which was organized by two U.S. registered charities, Idara Dawat-O-Irshad and Khatme Nubuwwat Center, both of which enjoy IRS tax-exempt status."

"The event’s keynote speaker was Habib-ur-Rehman Ludhianvi, a visiting Islamic cleric from Pakistan. In a 2016 piece, Ludhianvi who serves as the editor of monthly Millia magazine claimed that America was behind the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto."

“Have all Muslim lawyers died, why cant they learn and understand U.S. laws and then go present their case in front of the judge and explain that Qadianis [Ahmadis] are disrespecting Islam……..Islam is our faith and they [Ahmadis] are portraying their religious beliefs as Islamic beliefs ……. it should be made criminal for them to do so”

"During a Question and Answer session, Pakistani speaker Habib-ur-Rehman Ludhianvi warned the U.S. Government to “stop giving refuge to the adherents of the Qadiani faith [Ahmadis]” who he claimed were worse than Jews & Christians."

It seems there was a heavy Pakistani influence in this gathering.

Here is another report from an Ahmadi Muslim who attended. It appears in the Huffington Post.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/at-an-extremist-rally-near-nations-capital-armed_us_5a10e147e4b0e6450602ebbb

I hope somebody in law enforcement is taking note.

Hillary Clinton Still Playing the Blame Game




Gary Fouse
fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


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"-Lights. Camera. Action."

-"Your audience is waiting, Madame President."

- "It was the Russians. Yes. It was the Russians. 
But I know what I'll do. I'll write another book."


Hillary Clinton is still, out there pimping her latest book and blaming the Russians and everybody else for her loss. In her latest interview with Mother Jones (the blog not the real person, of whom there must be tens of millions), Hillary once again laid blame on the Russians. She also blamed voter intimidation, which means she is lamenting the loss of all those crucial votes from illegal aliens and dead people.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/11/17/hillary-clinton-questions-legitimacy-trumps-victory-in-2016-election.html#

Aside from being crooked, corrupt and dishonest, Hillary Clinton is also a very sick and demented woman. She has no idea just how badly she comes across as a sore loser. It's a wonder that anyone still wants to interview her and listen to the same sad story. I guess they figure if Hillary thinks up someone else to blame for her loss, they'll get a scoop.

As it is, Clinton is staring to remind me of Norma Desmond in the old movie, Sunset Blvd.

Is This Racist?




Gary Fouse
fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


                                                                                                            "Boo"


It looks like UC Berkeley is on the lookout for......well, something even though no crime has been committed. It seems that some rascal put up posters in the dead of night that read (viewer warning) "It's OK to be white". The Daily Californian has the "disturbing" story.

http://www.dailycal.org/2017/11/07/okay-white-posters-found-uc-berkeley/

It's refreshing to note that the campus police got it right for once. This is no hate crime because no other group was singled out. Given the current anti-white climate on college campuses, this seems a pretty innocuous way to point it out as being wrong. Maybe it's just another way to say to non-white students that white people are really not their enemy. Yet, it is clear that some snowflakes (no pun intended) on campus are offended. Their preferred message is that it is not OK to be white. Imagine if a poster read, "It's not OK to be black/brown/Asian", etc.

UCLA's Daily Bruin and the Meaning of Fascism





Gary Fouse
Fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


"Hat tip" Daily Bruin




As a frequent reader of campus newspapers online, I usually tend to go easy on student writers.Yet, it is disturbing to read the intellectual rot that fills the pages of so many campus publications. They are a mirror of what is going on in campus life. Those professors who teach journalism should hang their heads in embarrassment at what student journalists are putting out.

One of the worst campus papers I have seen is UC Berkeley's Daily Californian. UCLA's Daily Bruin is not much better. In the current edition of the Daily Bruin, there is an op-ed that I have chosen to cross-post here not to embarrass the writer or single her out for any backlash. I post it here to illustrate how absurd the discourse is at the university level. The writer accuses the Trump administration of being fascist in nature. That is a silly charge in that if it were true, she would not be able to write such an article. She also reveals her own intolerance to opposing views in the article.

http://dailybruin.com/2017/10/24/submission-intolerant-policies-warrant-nonviolent-protests-not-civil-discourse/

As is my wont, I have added a couple of reader comments. The longest one is pending editorial moderation.

One thing that is encouraging is that reader comments often show common sense and take issue with articles like this. The problem is that it is difficult to know if the readers who comment are students or community members.

Sexual Abuse: "Islam Is the Answer"




 Gary Fouse
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http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


This article first appeared in Eagle Rising.


Obviously they are reading about Harvey Weinstein over in the UK because The Independent has published an op-ed by a Muslim lawyer named Qasim Rashid. He is also a national spokesman for Ahmadiya Muslim Community USA. Mr Rashid opined that the answer to all this sexual abuse in the world is....Islam. Here is his op-ed.

Where does one begin? I will take Mr Rashid at his word that he shares our disgust at the actions of Harvey Weinstein, rapists, and sexual abusers in general. His solution is what I find laughable.

Mr. Rashid conveniently tells us about the verses in the Koran that preach respecting women. He tells us about times when the Prophet Mohammad defended the virtue of this or that woman. It is also, however, a fact that Mohammad took captive women as sex slaves for himself and his fellow warriors. It is also a fact that the teachings of Mohammad, the Koran, and the hadith have firmly placed Muslim women in a position of inferiority. Mr Rashid did not mention the verses in the Koran that talk of "that which your right hand possesses". That expression refers to those you are holding in slavery-including women and children. (For reference, read Koran; sura 2 verse 178, sura 4 verse 24, sura 8 verse 69, sura 16 verse 25, sura 23, verses 5-6, sura 24 verse 32, sura 33 verse 50.)

Mr Rashid does not mention that according to sharia law, a woman must have four male witnesses to corroborate her charge of rape. Failing that, the women can be branded an adulteress. Under sharia law, the penalty for adultery can be death.

There is currently a rape epidemic in Europe. Sweden, for example, is  considered the rape capital of Europe. Germany is seeing a dramatic increase in rape. The cause? No, European men have not suddenly turned into rapists. It is the migrant, refugee, asylum-seeker avalanche that has engulfed Western  Europe. The vast majority of these people are from the Middle East and North Africa. They are overwhelmingly Muslim.  Mr Rashid referred to French women being sexually harassed on  public transportation. The vast majority of these offenders are Middle Eastern or North African.

The problem is that many Muslim men (not all) do not respect non-Muslim women and consider them whores because they do not dress and act the way they expect their women to dress and act. In the UK, the country has experienced numerous cases of gangs of mostly men of Pakistani origin, recruiting, drugging and forcing young British girls to be sex slaves (sexual grooming). This is not the invention of some tabloid. Read the court cases that are on going at this very time.

Do I need to even mention what ISIS is doing to non-Muslim women they have captured in Syria and Iraq?

I should note that the Ahmadiya Muslims, who principally come from Pakistan and India, have a good record when it comes to not being involved in terrorism. It also needs to be mentioned that they are rejected by mainstream Muslims and badly persecuted in Pakistan and other Muslim-majority countries. That is because they believe in a latter day prophet named Ahmed who lived in the 19th century. That is blasphemous to other Muslims who believe that Mohammad was the final prophet.

Yet, having heard their presentations, I know they also stick to the party line when proselytizing for Islam. They do not deviate from the Koran or the veneration of Mohammad as the perfect man to emulate.

The bottom line here is that the answer to sexual abuse in our society does not lie in Islam. To be fair, Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby and so many other predatory males are not Muslim. Likewise, I would never accuse all Muslim men of being rapists or even most of them. I have no idea what the percentages would be. But I maintain that most of the Muslim men we see in Europe and the Middle East who are sexually abusing women are relying on the teachings from Mohammad and the Koran to justify their actions.  That is why I say the answer does not lie in Islam.

Nigel Farage Back in Strasbourg

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British Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is back in Strasbourg making life miserable for the European Parliament as Britain goes through the process of getting out of the USSR, er European Union. In this talk he gives the what-for to the EU over the Catalonia independence issue, Brexit and the hapless British prime minister, Teresa May.

https://vladtepesblog.com/2017/10/05/nigel-farage-on-spains-treatment-of-those-voting-in-non-binding-plebiscite-for-catalonian-independence/

I sincerely hope that Nigel becomes the prime minster some day.


University in Wales Names Law School After Hillary Clinton




Gary Fouse
fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


Hat tip Town Hall




This is not Fake News.

Swansea University in Wales is naming its law school after Hillary Clinton.

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/christinerousselle/2017/10/03/a-university-in-wales-is-renaming-its-law-school-after-hillary-clinton-n2390148



When you really think about it, anybody who has broken as many laws as she has and gotten away with it should have a law school named her.

At least it's not in the US. It's in Wales.


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"Don't look at me. I'm  a whale."

Swastikas at School: Guess Who Gets Disciplined




Gary Fouse
fousesquawk
http://garyfouse.blogspot.com


"One teacher had walked into her classroom, where a small group of students were speculating on what occurred. She decided to talk to the students and was punished. The other teacher talked about the situation with her colleagues, as well as one student during a private conversation."


Last November, a student at Stoughten High School (Massachusetts) was suspended for creating a swastika out of masking tape in school. However, the school has also disciplined three teachers who spoke out about the incident. One of them rescinded a letter of recommendation she had written to a  college on behalf of the student. Apparently, the school feels that the student was "targeted" by the teachers, based on complaints by his parents. The teachers are getting an outpouring of support and the school is getting a lot of criticism.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/teacher-suspended-swastika_us_5894b999e4b040613136a1af

http://stoughton.wickedlocal.com/news/20170201/fallout-continues-over-handling-of-stoughton-high-swastika

One of the teachers, Stella Martin, is also getting support from the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under the Law.

http://brandeiscenter.com/news/news_full/ldb_urges_stoughton_public_schools_not_to_punish_teachers_for_speaking_out

To me, while I side with the teachers based on what I have read, there seems to be something missing in this story. Not only is the school superintendent, Marguerite Rizzi, seemingly putting the obvious issue of anti-semitism in the background, but I get the impression that there are legal considerations and political correctness going on here. I don't want to jump to conclusions or go out on a limb, but I think there is more to this story.