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Dave W.
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Posted - 01/01/2008 :  18:06:36  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I completely missed out on this story as it was unfolding.
For several hours on December 17, conservatives announced that their darkest fears of persecution had been realized. A pious student had been beaten by liberal brownshirts simply for speaking out in favor of traditional morality. If the student were gay or black, conservatives reasoned, the entire student body would have erupted in massive protests. Instead, the administration stood silently to the side. Princeton graduate and conservative writer Michael Fragoso told the Sun, "There would rightly be outrage had the student been part of some other minority on campus."

At last, an incident surfaced that proved what movement figures had long maintained: campus conservatives are a minority that suffers far harsher oppression than the blacks, Latinos and gays who form the "politically correct" vanguard of liberal identity politics.

But on the night of December 17, as the conservative firestorm was being whipped to a frenzy, there was another development...
Read the whole thing, it's fascinating.

But before you do, try to guess how the conservatives reacted when they learned their "firestorm" was over nothing. If you guessed "admitted they made a mistake and apologized for being incindiary," you'd be wrong.

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Posted - 01/01/2008 :  23:30:07   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
The hack NeoCon "pundits" who pretended to get all outraged about the alleged attack seem to have a "use him, then lose him" attitude to the pathetic, masochistic hoaxer, Francisco Nava.

By pretending they'd said nothing stupid just hours earlier, and hoping the memories of the public would be brief, they show their contempt for the very people they intended to fool.

Now Mr. Nava, who clearly needs help, will probably find nobody who so much as admits knowing him amongst his erstwhile "conservative" and fundamentalist friends.

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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SFN Die Hard

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Posted - 01/02/2008 :  03:48:05   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Holy mack'l Andy!

I'd read a brief article on it but just put it down to college kids being idiots again. I didn't follow it up and so hadn't realized the implications nor the involvement of the staff.

Is this what ‘moral & upright' conservatives consider proper behavior? Is this what they teach students under their tutelage? I hope not, but the evidence is mounting.

The sheer magnitude of the hypocrisy is astounding -- more so in that Princeton is one of the nations better schools. Einstein would weep.

"What luck for rulers that men do not think." -- Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

"If only we could impeach on the basis of criminal stupidity, 90% of the Rethuglicans and half of the Democrats would be thrown out of office." ~~ P.Z. Myres

"The default position of human nature is to punch the other guy in the face and take his stuff." ~~ Dude

Brother Boot Knife of Warm Humanitarianism,

and Crypto-Communist!

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