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Amherst students demand punishment for those expressing opinions they disagree with

Fascists: A student protest group at Amherst College in Massachusetts are demanding the university punish those who put up “All Lives Matter” and “Free Speech” posters.

A group calling themselves the Amherst Uprising listed 11 demands they want enacted by next Wednesday. Among them is a demand that President Biddy Martin issue a statement saying that Amherst does “not tolerate the actions of student(s) who posted the ‘All Lives Matter’ posters, and the ‘Free Speech’ posters.” The latter posters called the principle of free speech the “true victim” of the protests at the University of Missouri.

Going further, the students demand the people behind “free speech” fliers be required to go through a disciplinary process as well as “extensive training for racial and cultural competency.”

This group also issued ten other demands, including being excused from classes so they can protest. The other demands are just as absurd and odious.

If the college president agrees to any of these demands the question I ask is this: Why is anyone spending a dime to send their kids to this trash heap? If I had my kids there they would be pulled immediately.

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8 comments

  • Cotour

    Related:

    Coming to you soon compliments of the religion of peace.

    http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/13/world/paris-shooting/index.html

    Invite the enemy into your country out of “compassion” and humanity and protect it from assimilation
    and what will the result be? Islam and the Western civilizations do not mix as a general rule, this will be a long and hard lesson that will be learned.

    How will the American president characterize this, I wonder?

  • Edward

    This just demonstrates the intolerance of those who think that they are the tolerant ones.

    “Free speech for me, but not for thee! (Because your ideas are always bad and mine are perfection).”

    What a cluster.

  • Cotour

    Follow up and connecting the potential for the two events to merg:

    I believe this prediction in time in America is a reasonable one given the atmosphere that has been methodically crafted over the past 8 years.

    http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/10/28/david_clarke_milwaukee_county_sheriff_sends_quality_tweet_re_isis_black.html

    I again put blame where blame it IMO deserved, right in the Oval Office. Remember this quote “ISIS is the JV team!”

  • Cotour

    And this is how Salon reports how the conservatives are reacting to the events unfolding in Paris.

    http://www.salon.com/2015/11/13/as_paris_carnage_unfolds_conservatives_lash_out_at_obama_immigrants_and_college_students/

    This how the left responds, they focus on how the French people are “caring for each other”, AFTER THE FACT!

    “Reports from France indicate that Parisians are doing everything they can to protect and care for each other as this crisis unfolds. ”

    These people really are a fundamental existential threat to themselves and everyone else, they think incorrectly. Lots and lots of compassion and understanding but no common sense.

  • hondo

    The leftist “students” along with the same faculty and Admin essentially control now the universities. They are emboldened and will now move on to their next targets.

    The targets are faculty and staff deemed insufficiently correct, and …. the bulk of the student body.

    Remember – they “claim” the institutional environment is racist – and in order to be racist – you need racists (lots of them), and other students (predominately white) will fit that bill.

    Expect the campuses to become extremely hostile environments, including physically dangerous. If you have children at these schools, best now to plan for transfer or a long sabbatical. Expect demands for forced new class requirements, grade penalization, and degree/certification withholding. Do not put it past them (faculty etc.) to compile and disseminate dossiers on fellow students, in order to harm their career prospects – especially in fields the left has big influence like Education etc.

  • Edward

    Hondo wrote: “they “claim” the institutional environment is racist – and in order to be racist – you need racists (lots of them), and other students (predominately white) will fit that bill.”

    Now that Obama has declared that all whites are genetically racists, this is an easy group to condemn.

    In the olden days, you had to be taught, carefully, to be a racist, but these days it has been declared to be inherent; nature, not nurture.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAZ8yOFFbAc (one minute)

    Hmm. Come to think of it, Obama and the schools are carefully teaching certain people to be afraid of and to hate those with a different skin shade and eyes that are differently made. No wonder there are so many people who feel unsafe at school. They were carefully taught. Now the racism is going the other way.

    Only certain lives matter, not all lives, and these carefully taught students are making sure to be intolerant of those who believe otherwise.

    They are also being intolerant of those who are different from themselves. Even to the point of segregating those hated whites and banishing them.
    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/11/11/mizzou-demonstrators-segregate-white-allies-to-form-black-only-healing-space/

    This explains why there are so many whites passing as American Indian (e.g. Elizabeth Warren) and as black (e.g. Rachel Dolezal). The institutional racism is going the other way, these days, favoring those who have been carefully taught to be fear-mongering, hateful racists. When will the students see what is right before their eyes?

    Welcome to Obama’s fundamentally changed America, home of the new apartheid.

  • Cotour

    An eight month baby placed in a circle surrounded by babies of different races will tend to move towards the babies of its own race. Are these babies “racist”? Of course not, but they do naturally tend to gravitate to their “own” kind. And no one should have to apologize for wanting or preferring to do the same.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/10770563/Babies-show-racial-bias-study-finds.html

    There are however people who want to sell the idea that because one person of a certain race might not love to associate with a person of another race that they are “racist”. What is missing from the equation? Being objectively taught mutual respect for individual human beings, regardless of race. Its when the subjective perspective is on auto pilot or is stressed by upbringing or through manipulation in order to accentuate or manufacture division between the “different” that causes problems.

    Do not demand that I “love” you or MUST associate with you and call the rejection of that racism. Is there racism? Yes. Is racism as rampant as what is being portrayed ? I seriously doubt it.

  • Edward

    Cotour wrote: “An eight month baby placed in a circle surrounded by babies of different races will tend to move towards the babies of its own race.”

    You mean that babies tend to move towards those who most resemble their mothers? I’d have never guessed that. Not in a million years! But maybe in three seconds.

    Apparently, neither the researchers nor the “News agencies” that wrote the article figured out that one, either.

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