ANOTHER COLLEGE PROFESSOR GETS CANNED

This one defended blacks-only attendance at events and slammed whites.

School fired her for “racism.”

She claims her 1st Amendment rights were violated.

If she wins then every white who criticizes blacks and suffers retribution should claim her case as precedent to get off the hook.

A New Jersey college professor who appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to defend a black-only Black Lives Matter event has been fired after the college’s president said she made racially insensitive comments on the show, according to reports.

Essex County College in Newark announced Lisa Durden’s firing Friday. She taught communications and pop culture classes as an adjunct, the Newark Star-Ledger reported.

On his June 6 show, Carlson and Durden, who is black, got into a heated exchange over the appropriateness of allowing only blacks to attend a Black Lives Matter event in New York City on Memorial Day.

“Listen. What I say to that is boo-hoo-hoo,” she said. “You white people are angry because you couldn’t use your ‘white privilege’ card to get invited to the Black Lives Matter’s all-black Memorial Day celebration! Wow!”

Two days after the show, the school suspended Durden with pay. She addressed the matter with school officials Tuesday, three days before the firing was announced.

College president Anthony Munroe said Friday the Fox News appearance prompted calls from students, faculty and prospective students and their families “expressing frustration, concern and even fear that the views expressed by a college employee with influence over students would negatively impact their experience on the campus.”

He noted that although Durden did not mention her affiliation with the school during the show or claim to be representing its views, “her employment with us and potential impact on students required our immediate review into what seemed to have become a very contentious and divisive issue.”

Munroe went further in explaining his reasons for firing Durden in a lengthy statement — in which he invoked the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

“The character of this institution mandates that we embrace diversity, inclusion and unity,” he said. “Racism cannot be fought with more racism.”

Durden declined comment Sunday when contacted by Fox News.

She has said that she was “publicly lynched” by the school.

On Friday, she told the Star-Ledger that she has received a lot of support from school staff members and students, but compared her experience to a rape victim who is blamed for the crime, and a person who returns from war to a hostile environment.

“I thought it would be a safe place for me,” she told the paper, referring to the college. “I thought when I came home from war, I would be safe.” Instead she said she was fired.

Durden’s attorney, Leslie Farber, said she believes her client’s free speech rights were violated.

“It is free speech guaranteed by the 1st Amendment of the US Constitution and New Jersey law,” Farber told Fox News Sunday.

The attorney said they were considering whether to take legal action in the matter.

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THEY DON’T SHOW A PICTURE BUT I CAN GUESS

Woman tears a Confederate flag off a man’s vehicle and then tries to run him over.

Let’s see: theft, vandalism, harassment, intent to cause bodily harm, assault.

I hope she not only goes to jail but that he sues her for everything she has or will have.

A woman is facing charges after police say she tore a Confederate flag “tag” off a truck and then backed into the truck’s owner.

According to a release from Charleston police, 43-year-old Ann Lee Walters is charged with vandalism and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

They said Walters stopped her car at Murray Boulevard and East Battery around 11 a.m. Saturday. They said she removed a “Confederate tag” off the front of the victim’s pick-up by tearing it off.

They said she then backed into the truck’s owner as he was trying to get her license plate number.

The victim, who suffered a minor knee injury and was seen by EMS, told police Walters hit him by accident.

Police found Walters at her home using the plate number the victim gave them.

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THEY’RE CALLED “FAKE NEWS” FOR A REASON

CNN pulls fake story about Trump and Russia.

Refuse to comment on why.

CNN has deleted a story from its website that claimed there were possible ties between Russia and an associate of Donald Trump – just weeks after the network had to back down on a separate report about fired FBI director James Comey.

The network issued a retraction after deleting the Russian ties story from its website and all social media accounts late on Friday night.

They published the claims on Thursday and cited one anonymous source.

The source had claimed congressional investigators were looking at a ‘$10-billion Russian investment fund whose chief executive met with a member of President Donald Trump’s transition team four days before Trump’s inauguration.’

CNN reported that Anthony Scaramucci – one of Trump’s transition members and a campaign adviser – had met with the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which is overseen by the state-run bank, Vnesheconombank, that is currently under US sanctions.

The network published an editor’s note on its website saying the story did not meet CNN’s editorial standards. They have not given any further reason as to why the story was removed.

‘On June 22, 2017, CNN.com published a story connecting Anthony Scaramucci with investigations into the Russian Direct Investment Fund,’ the retraction read.

‘That story did not meet CNN’s editorial standards and has been retracted. Links to the story have been disabled. CNN apologizes to Mr. Scaramucci.’

Scaramucci tweeted on Saturday: ‘@CNN did the right thing. Classy move. Apology accepted. Everyone makes mistakes. Moving on.’

He had earlier responded to a tweet from a follower who was giving him a ‘heads up that CNN was slandering’ him.

‘It’s ok. I did nothing wrong. They like hitting friends of @potus who are loyal advocates on his behalf,’ Scaramucci replied.

A source told BuzzFeed that CNN’s story was a ‘massive, massive f*** up and people will be disciplined.’

BuzzFeed also obtained a copy of an email that indicated CNN reporters were no longer allowed to publish stories regarding Russia without getting approval first.

CNN’s latest retraction comes just weeks after the network had to backtrack on an inaccurate report about James Comey.

They had claimed, via anonymous sources, that the former FBI director planned to dispute Trump’s claims that he told the president he was not under investigation.

‘Comey is going to dispute the president on this point if he’s asked about it by senators. He will say he never assured Donald Trump that he was not under investigation,’ Gloria Borger, CNN’s chief political analyst, said on-air.

They had to issue a correction after Comey released his prepared opening statement ahead of his testimony.

Comey had written: ‘Prior to the January 6 meeting, I discussed with the FBI’s leadership team whether I should be prepared to assure President-Elect Trump that we were not investigating him personally. That was true; we did not have an open counter-intelligence case on him. We agreed I should do so if circumstances warranted. During our one-on-one meeting at Trump Tower, based on President Elect Trump’s reaction to the briefing and without him directly asking the question, I offered that assurance.’

CNN then published a correction to its story:

‘CORRECTION AND UPDATE: This article was published before Comey released his prepared opening statement. The article and headline have been corrected to reflect that Comey does not directly dispute that Trump was told multiple times he was not under investigation in his prepared testimony released after this story was published.’

 

TYPICAL CNN COVERAGE OF STORIES:
 

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THIS IS WHY THE NEA NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN

NEA: National Endowment for the Arts.

They spent $20,000 putting on a play about lesbian illegal imnmigrants.

The National Endowment for the Arts is spending $20,000 for a musical about a lesbian illegal immigrant who is in love with an ICE agent.

The San Francisco Mime Troupe, a self-described socialist theater group, received the funding in the first round of grants awarded under the Trump administration. Jane Chu is the current chairman of the NEA, who was appointed by former president Barack Obama in 2014.

The musical is entitled “WALLS!” and stars a “bad hombre,” mocking a phrase used by Trump to describe criminal illegal aliens during a presidential debate.

The musical does not only address issues of immigration, but a host of other liberal and political topics.

“Using the Mime Troupe’s signature style of broad, physical theater, the work will explore immigration, gun violence, the opioid epidemic, depression, the public education system, and racial tensions, and how they relate to societal health,” according to the grant for the project. “Portions of the work will be developed through playmaking workshops in California’s Central Valley with low-income youth, inmates, and migrant workers.”

“WALLS asks the question: How can a nation of immigrants declare war on immigration? The answer: FEAR!” the San Francisco Mime Troupe states on their website.

The lead character is Zaniyah, a criminal illegal alien and lesbian struggling with mental health issues.

“Zaniyah is a criminal, an illegal, a ‘bad hombre,'” the theater group said. “What part of herself will this American give up to pass as ‘American?’ Will she? Can she? Should she? Can someone leave part of themselves behind without losing their mind? And is it better or worse that she crossed the border to find Agent L. Mary Jones – the woman she loves?”

A trailer for the play features actors yelling “Fox News!” and discussing how immigration is a “huge issues” in the current “political climate.”

The score includes the song “On My Watch,” which features ICE agent Mary Jones feeling guilty about her job to enforce immigration laws, which the character describes as “keeping these migrant workers on the run.”

The San Francisco Mime Troupe received previous grants under the Obama administration for political plays.

The group received a $20,000 grant last year for the musical “Freedomland,” which follows the story of a grandson of an ex-Black Panther who returns from fighting in Afghanistan to find “another war zone at home” where “young Black men … are in the crosshairs!”

“Unarmed black men being killed by the cops and they can just get away with it,” said one actor when describing the play.

The San Francisco Mime Troupe put on Black Panther puppet shows in the 1960s, and performed the musical 1600 Transylvania Avenue, which decries “corporate bloodsuckers” and capitalism as the “personification of greed.”

The theater group uses the logo of a red star, to show solidarity with socialists and communists. The group insists it does not support totalitarian governments, even though it identifies with symbols used by China and the Soviet Union.

“We uphold socialist ideals,” the group states on its website. “The red star and red flags have a long history of representing people’s struggle, socialism, and communism. This should not be read as support for totalitarian regimes. Just the opposite.”

The San Francisco Mime Troupe continues: “The dictionary defines ‘red flag’ as follows: A warning signal; Something that demands attention or provokes an irritated reaction; [and] The emblem of socialist revolution.”

The group also quotes from Wikipedia, which explains the red flag has represented left-wing political movements since the French Revolution, and has been used by authoritarian communist regimes, including, China, Vietnam, and the Soviet Union.

The theater group complains that it used to receive more taxpayer-funding, but “right-wing attacks” against the NEA in the 1990s now only allows the group to tour a “few weeks a year.”

“Unsubsidized until the late l970’s [sic], the Troupe enjoyed a few stable years in the l980’s [sic] with grants from the city, the state of California, and the National Endowment for the Arts,” the group said. “In the 1990’s, the rightwing attack on the NEA cost the SFMT most of its federal support and also decimated the national touring network, its other main source of income. The company now tours only a few weeks a year, and spends winters conducting theater workshops for at-risk teens.”

The San Francisco Mime Troupe has received $461,000 from the NEA since 1998.

Funding includes a total of $40,000 for “Freedomland,” as well as $20,000 in 2012 for the play “The Last Election,” about a “group of corporate power brokers on Capitol Hill that plots to postpone an election to make an assault on democracy.”

The group also received $50,000 for the anti-capitalist “2012 – The Musical,” and $20,000 for “Too Big to Fail” in 2009.

President Donald Trump has proposed cutting the NEA, along with the National Endowment for the Humanities, entirely. However, both agencies received a $2 million increase from Congress in the budget agreement passed earlier this year.

Chu has served as NEA chairman since her appointment by Obama in February 2014. She has overseen more than $240 million in grants.

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PROFESSOR SPEAKS TRUTH, GOES A LITTLE TOO FAR, GETS FIRED

She criticized that moron who went to North Korea and returned comatose.

She probably went too far saying he deserved to die (for stealing a poster?)

She’s now fired:

The University of Delaware has cut ties with a part-time professor who said Otto Warmbier ‘deserved’ to die for stealing a poster in North Korea.

Katherine Dettwyler, who taught anthropology at the university, caused outrage with a since-deleted Facebook post in which she said Warmbier ‘grew up thinking he could get away with anything.’

She accused the University of Virginia student of having the ‘typical mindset of a lot of young, rich, clueless males who come into my classes’ adding that he had ‘acted like a spoiled, naive, arrogant, US college student who has never had to face the consequences of his actions.’

Dettwyler was not employed by the university at the time she made her statement, a spokesman said, and they will not be renewing her contract in the future.

A spokesman had previously condemned Dettwyler’s statement, saying it did ‘not reflect the values or position of the university.’

‘Our sympathies are with the Wambier family,’ the statement added.

Otto Warmbier died on Monday, less than a week after he was returned from North Korea in a coma.

He was imprisoned there for 17 months while on a school trip in January 2016, accused of stealing a propaganda poster and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.

While Warmbier’s family was dealing with the grief of never speaking to their son again, the professor eviscerated his memory online.

‘These are the same kids who cry about their grades because they didn’t think they’d really have to read and study the material to get a good grade. His parents ultimately are to blame for his growing up thinking he could get away with whatever he wanted,’ the post read.

‘Maybe in the US, where young, white, rich, clueless white males routinely get away with raping women. Not so much in North Korea. And of course, it’s Otto’s parents who will pay the price for the rest of their lives,’ she continued.

The post quickly sparked anger on social media, with many people sharing it with the school and calling for the University to fire her.

On Friday, the University of Delaware released a statement in response to the adjunct-professor’s remarks, which reads: ‘We condemn any and all messages that endorse hate and convey insensitivity toward a tragic event such as the one that Otto Warmbier and his family suffered.

‘The University of Delaware values respect and civility and we are committed to global education and study abroad; therefore we find these comments particularly distressing and inconsistent with our values. Our sympathies are with the Warmbier family.’

The University also replied to a tweet by Ann Coulter and Paul Joseph Watson of the conservative news site ‘Prison Planet’ who asked if it condemned the professor’s comments.

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W.C. FIELD’S LOVE LIFE

Interesting stuff.

W.C. Fields is a comic icon in movie history. Critics rank him with Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and the Marx Brothers in the upper echelons of motion picture comedy. His classic movies include Million Dollar Legs (1932), Tillie and Gus (1933), The Bank Dick (1940), My Little Chickadee (with Mae West) (1940) and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941).

W.C. Fields spent much of his boyhood in poverty and as an adult was constantly in fear of being broke. As a result, his girlfriends found him a tight man with a dollar.

On April 8, 1900, at the age of 20, Fields married for the first and only time. Her name was Harriet “Hattie” Hughes. Hattie worked alongside Fields in his vaudeville juggling act as his assistant. In the act, Fields would humorously blame her when he made a mistake.

Hattie was well-educated and tutored Fields in reading and writing (his own education had been very limited). The couple had a son together in 1904 named William Claude Fields, Jr. Although Fields was devoutly anti-religion, because of Hattie’s influence, he agreed to have his son baptized.

Although Fields faithfully supported his wife and son for 40 years, he called them “vultures” who were after his money and he very rarely saw them. Fields and Hattie never obtained a legal divorce.

For seven years during the 1920’s, Fields shared an apartment with Ziegfeld showgirl, Bessie Poole. Bessie’s beauty and quick wit attracted Fields. She also bore him a son -William Rexford Fields Morris- born in 1917.

Although Fields never publicly acknowledged the son, he sent Bessie a check every month. Fields dutifully supported his son until 1926. In 1927, by a mutually agreed-upon negotiation, Fields paid Bessie a lump sum of $20,000. This money she accepted, on the condition she sign an affidavit stating “W.C. Fields is not the father of my child.” But when Bessie died in 1928, Fields took responsibility and continued to support his son until he was 19.

Friends said of Fields that he changed mistresses every seven years, but the truth is that few of his loves ever lasted that long. His stinginess, his drinking and his unwarranted suspicion were more than most women could take.

In Hollywood, Fields began the practice of hiring detectives to follow his girlfriends. One of them, a New York showgirl, fell in love with her detective and married him.

In 1932, when Fields was around 53 years old, he was introduced to Carlotta Monti, a 24-year-old, dark-haired, beauty of Mexican-Italian-Spanish descent. Fields saw her, bowed low and doffed his stovepipe hat. “It is a pleasure, my dusky beauty,” he said, little knowing that he was meeting the great love of his life.

Fields and Carlotta came to adore one another. She gave him the pet nickname of “Woody.” She loved Fields so much she was able to put up with his eccentricities, his excessive alcohol consumption, his jealousy and his frugality.

In her book W.C. Fields and Me, Monti described their love life: “Beginning with our first intimate night together…it was ecstasy…Woody seemed starved for love and affection, and I gave it to him in large quantities.”

“He was as much a perfectionist in his lovemaking as he was in his juggling,” she wrote (Fields was an expert juggler).

However, Fields’ alcohol intake eventually disrupted, then ended his sex drive forever. Even after their lovemaking days ended, the two maintained a close friendship and she became his closest confidante. Fields arranged for Carlotta to be given small roles in a few of his films (as anyone in Hollywood knows, this is a sure sign that an actor is crazy about a woman or is indebted to her).

Carlotta was a kind and considerate partner to Fields. Knowing of his insomnia and how he loved the sound of rain coming down, she was known to take the house garden hose and spray the water against his bedroom window to give him comfort. Carlotta put up with Fields because of her deep love for him, for 14 years.

W.C. Fields and Carlotta Monti in Never Give a Sucker an Even Break.

Fields was a handful. Sometimes he would deliberately leave piles of money around the house to test her. Wise to him, she would add $5 to the pile to confuse him when he re-counted the money.

When it came her turn to be followed by one of Fields’ hired detectives, she responded by leading the man on long, meandering drives around the California countryside, knowing that Fields would be charged by the mile. As soon as he got the first bill from the detective agency, Fields ended the surveillance.

Extremely distrustful and very paranoid of the human race in general, Fields was a borderline misanthrope. Carlotta Monti was probably as close as he ever got to truly loving another human being.

Fields’ spent his final days in a sanitarium, dying of his own excess of alcohol consumption. During these last days, it is reputed that Carlotta got hold of a hose on the sanitarium grounds and sprayed the water against Fields’ window to give him comfort. This touching scene is recreated in the 1976 movie W.C. Fields and Me (starring Rod Steiger and Valerie Perrine).

When Fields died, on Christmas day in 1946, his final words were: “G*****n the whole friggin’ world and everyone in it but you, Carlotta.”

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