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About That Travel Ban

No, not that one.

This one. The one you probably have never heard of because it involves Andrew Cuomo’s (D-ipshit, NY) ban on state-sponsored travel to North Carolina because that state passed a law last year requiring transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they were born.

A University at Buffalo pharmacy student is appealing the governor’s travel ban to North Carolina because she says it affects her ability to do rotations there.
This student hasn’t gotten any response from the governor’s office despite three months of calls, letters, and faxes to appeal her case, so Christine Piccione finally reached out 2 On Your Side as a plea for help.
Piccione is a third year pharmacy student at UB, and one of the final things these students need to do are rotations for hands-on practice.

So, this virtue signaling retard has joined celebutards and other assorted, frothing trash by trying to punish North Carolina for a bathroom law (that I have always disagreed with due to government overreach issues) he felt was discriminatory against transgender people.

Did he ban official government travel to Saudi Arabia, where homosexuality is punishable by law? No. How about Iran? Can New Yorkers still travel there? Yes.

You mean, he only banned travel to a single state in the union – a state that saw it fit to dictate who uses what bathroom in a public building?

Hypocrite.

All that said, who really loses in this scenario?

Piccione was funding her trip herself – with her own money. She has been prevented by the state from studying where she believed was best for her own education, since UNC Chapel Hill is widely regarded as having one of the best – of not the best – pharmacy program in country, and certain laws in NC would allow her to do more than here in New York, according to the report.

“I definitely think it does put me at a disadvantage. I’m going to be competing against the top students in the country for jobs, and I just don’t think it’s fair that I don’t get that opportunity when we can travel anywhere else in the country, anywhere else in the world even, and I can’t travel to one state in my own country,” said Piccione.

And yes, this travel ban infringes on this student’s rights. It inserts government into her personal education decisions. It puts an unnecessary hardship on her, forcing her to waste time and resources trying to resolve the issue, which really just comes down to wanting to study her chosen profession in what is ostensibly the best pharmacy program in the country.

And the state – the ever mighty, overreaching state – has decided in all its wisdom that Piccione cannot spend her own money to study in North Carolina, because Cuomo disagrees with a law there. A student is prevented from studying at the university of her choice, because Cuomo doesn’t like that state’s law.

And let’s be clear – right now that’s all it is: Cuomo’s opinion.

The trial over this law has been postponed until the Supreme Court decides whether the Obama administration’s interpretation of federal civil rights law, that transgender students are protected under Title IX, which prohibits sex-based discrimination in federally funded education programs, is correct. That case will be heard next month, according to press. So until that issue is decided in the nation’s courts, Cuomo is preventing a student from traveling to North Carolina to study at a highly regarded educational program, because Cuomo has an opinion.

christine-piccioneWhy is no one protesting that a U.S. citizen’s right to fund her own education and travel where she sees appropriate for her career choice has been violated?

I mean, we’re seeing snortastically ignorant nationwide boycotts in support of people who violated the law by coming here illegally – or staying here illegally. But no one is protesting the ever-intrusive state preventing a student from traveling within her own country – on her own dime. Why is that?

I guess a “privileged” blonde, white girl doesn’t elicit the same kind of sanctimonious outrage as oppressed “people of color.”

And by the way – I remember a place where you had to have government permission to travel for work or study. It was called the USSR.

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Today’s WTFuckery

Honestly, I could have spent a billion happy lifetimes not knowing about this, but if I have to find out about it, you will know about it too!

Because I’m a giver that way, and frankly, you need to share my misery.

But first, a little bit of background.

Apparently, there’s some Brit named Gavin McInnes, who the left claims is a “Holocaust-denying Nazi,” whose scheduled lecture at NYU was canceled because screeching leftist banshees tolerant progressives rioted and demanded violence. Now, knowing the tolerant progtards, McInnes probably said something shockingly outrageous like “I disagree with leftist politics,” and for that, he needs to be physically assaulted and prevented from speaking, natch.

Among the most strident voices demanding McInnes be subdued via government force was some psychotic cunt monkey claiming to be a “professor,” who cursed at the NYPD for not kicking McInnes’ ass.

That’s right.

This tolerant, shrieking harpy peaceful progressive lady demanded the police assault a man who was invited to speak to a group of students, because apparently she did not like what he was going to say.

Now, I don’t know McInnes, but apparently he has a history of making inflammatory statements. And once again, the tolerant toddler left – much like they did in Bezerkeley last week when Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak there – wreaked havoc, set fires, and destroyed property in an effort to silence someone with whom they disagree.

But back to psycho twat.

After her squealing viral tirade, the Internet decided to do a little research into Rebecca Goyette.

And this is where I wish I’d never met the Internet.

Two words: lobster porn.

That’s right. Let that sink in for a moment. The alleged “professor” who screeched at police to attack a man for exercising his right to free speech is a lobster porn “artist.”

Lobster porn.

O dog. What did I just see?

O dog. What did I just see?

I made the grave error of clicking on this link today, which also features a photo of Rebecca sporting a gigantic set of claws. Apparently, this… uh… hobby involves wearing large lobster claws and writhing around on the ground pretending to have sex with men wearing giant cloth penises.

I got about halfway into the article, gagged on my own bile, managed to hold down my breakfast, closed the link, and tried to unsee what I saw.

It was impossible. It burned itself into my eyelids, and no matter how much I rubbed my eyes, I couldn’t get rid of the sight of this grotesque, repellent sea sow, sporting lobster claws and baring her sagging udders for the world to see.

I didn’t want to Google “lobster porn,” because then I would have found “lobster porn.”

I was informed that Goyette also apparently has a website, which I refuse to look up, and refuse to link to or click on. According to her resume, she’s an adjunct professor at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Someone pays her to expose impressionable young minds to her version of “art,” which apparently involves intercourse with pretend penises, while wearing pseudo bondage bands on sagging teats and gigantic lobster claws on her hands.

Please know crustacean coitus – no matter how “artistic” – is just not something I ever want to see. It’s bad enough I was subjected to Crusty McZucchini-Tits over here. Anthropod on human action is not my thing. Not even remotely curious!

But now I’ll never look at seafood the same way again, and you’ve joined me in visual hell!

The left ruins everything!

This is why we say you’re full of shit

Two days ago, Craig Considine tried to connect a bizarre attack on a Muslim woman in New York City to “Islamophobia” and racism, claiming that this is why he considers them one and the same.

A Muslim woman walking on the streets of NYC was literally lit on fire by a “stranger.” She was targeted based on her “traditional clothing,” or her physical appearance. Her body was used as a “text” of sort to categorize, label, and demonize. Her article of clothing – inextricably tied to her body and sense of self – was then used as a marker to commit an atrocious act of violence. Dots were connected between a body and Islam. The madman imagined her as a monster, and thought that he must set her on fire because of what she represented in his brain – whatever that might be. What we have here is a classic case of “cultural racism,” whereby people judge people’s physical appearance (the body, cultural symbols, articles of clothing, etc) and later judge and imagine an entire group of people as somehow representing an essential, static, backward, or potential dangerous religious or cultural identity. That is “cultural racism” at its finest. And that is why we say “Islamophobia is racism.”

DOCTOR Craig Considine is apparently a sociologist, who has glommed onto the social justice bowel movement by claiming Muslim oppression under every bed and around every corner.

As a sociologist I focus on many topics including religious pluralism, Muslims in America, Islamophobia, Christian-Muslim relations, the life of Prophet Muhammad, race and ethnic relations, and the intersection between religion and nationalism. My doctoral dissertation on the experiences of young Pakistani men in Boston and Dublin has been turned into a book manuscript titled Pakphobia: Islam and Racism in the Pakistani Diaspora, to be published by Routledge – Taylor and Francis Group in 2017. I have another book – A Christian Finds the Muslim Faith – to be published in 2017 by Noura Books of Indonesia.

I always found sociologists’ work to be fascinating, but I have also found that objectivity is sorely lacking in this field and that sociologists desperately search for evidence to confirm their biases, rather than researching subject matter with an objective eye.

Maybe that’s why this particular cock sniffer didn’t bother with any further examination of the issue.

a) He made an assumption about the state of mind of the assailant – that he somehow tied her body to Islam – a fact not even remotely in evidence. And then he proceeded to explain why this state of mind, which he claims to have impacted the assailant’s actions equates to “cultural racism,” which has got to be the stupidest term ever invented, given the definition of “race.”

b) He didn’t bother finding out that this assailant and his buddy set two other women on fire that same night. One was white, and one was Hispanic. Same MO.

…detectives trying to identify the man in the black tank top who burned Al-Hinai and the man with him at the time have found surveillance video from an incident that occurred moments earlier, near E. 57th St.

The video shows the other man, clad in a white T-shirt, using a lighter to try to burn a white woman’s leg, but she backed up and avoided injury. She has not been located by police.

Both suspects then headed two blocks downtown, where they encountered Al-Hinai.

After that, police now say, the demented duo approached two Hispanic women near E. 42nd St. The suspect in the black tank top ignited his lighter and tried to burn one woman near her arm, but she managed to avoid getting hurt.

blouse15n-1-webOoops!

I know social justice howler monkeys like Considine are sitting around hoping it would be an evil, white Trump supporter targeting Muslim women on the streets of New York to provide confirmation bias to their claims of Muslim oppression. But that’s not to be. The assailant or assailants in this case were anything but.

And the attacks had nothing to do with Islam, although I realize it’s convenient to leave out and marginalize other female victims to support your poorly presented claims, DOCTOR.

However, I don’t expect a retraction or an apology from the good DOCTOR. Best to ignore anything that actually undermines your faulty hypothesis.

And CAIR – never one to let an incident slip by without screeching “ISLAMOPHOBIA!” is, of course, claiming this is Muslim hatred.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations condemned the attack on the tourist Tuesday, saying it was “the latest in a series of attacks on Muslims in that state and nationwide in recent days and months.” It’s offering $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

There you go, CAIR. Give that money to the police.

By the way, if you have kids studying sociology at Rice University, Considine is what’s teaching them – a person who uses a senseless and disgusting act of violence to push his specific social agenda without providing evidence for his contentions.

This is why you say “Islamophobia is racism?

This is why I say you’re full of shit, Considine.

What in the blue hell?

GenderPronounPinsI’ve been pretty busy lately between work and physical therapy, so I missed this from a couple of days ago. But I had to post this before I got involved with other things and forgot. I think we’ve reached the point of diminishing returns with this gender pronoun bullshit, people! This is no longer about being inclusive. It’s more about catering to attention whoring snowflakes, who want to be special and different, but don’t have the imagination, ambition, or skill to create something unique.

Instead they simply pick something stupid and easy that gives them a) attention and b) grounds to complain about mistreatment if their pronoun is misused in some way. That way they can feel important if some cisheterowhiteracistoppressor is relieved of his job for failing to recognize that today they identify as a feather duster.

And here is the result.

In an effort to become more inclusive for gender nonconforming students, Champlain College handed out hundreds of pronoun pins to students and faculty during first-year orientation.

The pins contain a number of preferential pronouns, including “she/her,” “he/him,” “xe/xer,” and even pins that read “Hello, my pronouns are fluid. Please ask me!”

Could this be any more painfully stupid?

Alright, bitches. For the next several days I identify as a Mustang – the car, not the mammal. Red. Manual transmission. Y’all better refer to me as zhe/zher and worship me like any dick mobile should be worshiped. If you don’t, I’ll whine loudly and complain that you’re oppressing me.

Got it?

Good.

Huckleberry Finn Causes Special Snowflake Syndrome

Mark Twain’s classic has always been the subject of controversy. It its early days, racists condemned the novel for positively portraying a friendship between a white boy and a black man.

Today, Special Snowflakes™ demand its removal from schools and libraries, because it chafes their fragile labia.

This week, a Montgomery County school removed Huckleberry Finn from its curriculum after a group of students said the book made them uncomfortable.

 After a forum for students and faculty, the administration of Friends’ Central School decided to strike the book from the 11th-grade American literature class, principal Art Hall said in a letter to parents this week.

“We have all come to the conclusion that the community costs of reading this book in 11th grade outweigh the literary benefits,” Hall said in his letter.

A group of students said an American classic made them “feel uncomfortable.”

Let that sink in for a moment. A great American novel about a friendship between a white boy and a black man at a time when such friendships were not just frowned upon, but hated, despised, and punished is making Special Snowflakes “uncomfortable.” This novel is the epitome of American literature!

There used to be a time when ideas were challenged, viewpoints were explored, history was closely examined and discussed. It used to be called an education.

Now, an education is wrapping Special Snowflakes in brightly colored cotton to protect them from mean ideas, bad language, and anything else that may result in a rash on their precious little hineys. They can’t possibly be placed outside their comfort zones! They can’t possibly be challenged! Their precious feelings are more important than knowledge, than historical context, than the ability to analyze.

So in order to protect their fragile sensibilities, they burn anything that makes them feel uncomfortable. Why be reminded of  Of course it’s figurative for now. They simply remove the book from school or from the library, but how long before it really starts?

“If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war. If the government is inefficient, top-heavy, and tax-mad, better it be all those than that people worry over it. Peace, Montag. Give the people contests they win by remembering the words to more popular songs or the names of state capitals or how much corn Iowa grew last year. Cram them full of noncombustible data, chock them so damned full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

The ridiculous thing is that the principal of the school does not believe removing the book constitutes censorship. “I really do believe that this is an opportunity for the school to step forward and listen to the students.”

The disconnect is frightening, because this is what is teaching today’s youth. This is what is running today’s schools. Instead of applying his knowledge and expertise and taking control of the ass enraged, entitled Generation Cupcake offendapotomi, he’s simply giving in to their unreasonable and ignorant demands.

Is it any wonder, schools are putting out generations of perpetually butthurt, barely educated cattle who outright REFUSE to think?

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