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“Diversity” is our highest value.

But people seem to disagree on exactly what it means in practice. To blacks, it means that blacks should win all the Grammys and Oscars. After all, nothing could be more Diverse than Beyonce winning all 80 or so Grammys every single year.

To Angelo Mozilo, Diversity meant that Hispanics (and everybody else, while he was at it) shouldn’t have to follow outdated federal relations about documenting their incomes or providing a down payment in order to qualify for a mortgage from Countrywide Financial.

And to Chinese students in the U.S., Diversity means shutting up the Dalai Lama. From QZ:


Chinese students in the US are using “inclusion” and “diversity” to oppose a Dalai Lama graduation speech

by Josh Horwitz, February 15, 2017

Chinese students are joining their peers on American campuses in getting woke. Their cause? Defending the official line of the Communist Party.

… The announcement triggered outrage among Chinese students who view the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader as an oppressive figure threatening to divide a unified China. …

As the aggrieved students have trumpeted their opposition, their rhetoric has borrowed elements from larger campus activist movements across the United States. The upshot: What Westerners might perceive as Communist Party orthodoxy is mingling weirdly with academia’s commitment to diversity, political correctness, and other championed ideals.

Somehow, this is all the White Man’s Fault.

Hmmmhhhhh …

I’ve got it.

The Dalai Lama’s tutor, Austrian mountain climber Heinrich Harrer, was a Nazi!

The UCSD Shanghai Students organization announced:

As Chinese alumni, we are proud to be part of the growing UC community because of its diversity and inclusiveness. When addressing such a diverse community, there is a greater responsibility to spread a message that brings people together, rather than split them apart. During the campus commencement, there will be over a thousand Chinese students, families, and friends celebrating this precious moment with their loved ones. If Tenzin Gyatso expresses his political views under the guise of “spirituality and compassion,” the Chinese segment of this community will feel extremely offended and disrespected during this special occasion.

USCD should fire the Dalai Lama and instead hire Ta-Nehisi Coates to give his usual spiel about how People Who Believe They Are White crush Black Bodies.

That wouldn’t offend or disrespect anybody. Or at least not anybody who matters.

Seriously, globalization means that everybody is in everybody else’s face all the time now. UCSD has 3,569 Chinese nationals as students, most paying full tuition. And these Chinese residents just want to have what everybody else on campus wants: a boot stamping on their enemy’s face forever. Is that too much to ask?

Traditionally, the system has been set up to allow “minorities” to act out by telling the white majority to take it like a man. After all, there are only a few minorities in this world compared to the vast majority who are white, so if minorities act out, those insults get diluted by the vast numbers of whites to absorb the insults.

I mean, how many Chinese people can there possibly be on Earth?



Okay … well, I guess I hadn’t thought much about the technical numbers.

But what about at UCSD in La Jolla, CA, where the Romney family lives? Surely the student body must be 90% blond Haven Monahan surfers, right?

What? Only 20% of UCSD undergrads identify as white?

Holy Toledo. I had no idea. This Diversity thing is getting out of hand …

Wait … I didn’t say that.

But [gathering oneself] that’s not the point, the point is that white people are the Legacy Majority and will just have to go on taking it like a man. For the sake of Diversity.

Okay, we didn’t actually think through the end game when we started this process. We just assumed that the mighty white man would always be dominant, so whites could concede just a sliver of their privileges to the paltry numbers of minorities. But now you are telling me that in a globalized world, whites are a minority!

Who knew?

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From the Washington Post on Tuesday, January 10:

School officials denounce racist petition that spoke of ‘supreme White race’

The top of a hateful petition that circulated at a high school in Anne Arundel County, Md. (Copy of petition provided by Anne Arundel County schools)

By Donna St. George January 10

A white supremacist petition that circulated at a Maryland high school on Friday described African Americans as a “scourge,” said they “invented” rape, stealing and basketball, and spoke of “the supreme White race.” School officials immediately denounced the document and began an investigation.

The petition, labeled Kool Kids Klan — its three K’s underlined in a thinly veiled reference to the Ku Klux Klan — has led school leaders to pledge “the strongest possible actions” against any students involved.

George Arlotto, schools superintendent in Anne Arundel County, condemned the document in a letter to parents, saying it was shared during lunch Friday at Arundel High School, in Gambrills, Md. Several students are believed to have been involved, he said, and at least two students signed the petition.

“I am shocked, dismayed, and quite frankly angered that such a piece of material would be produced, much less appear in one of our schools,” he wrote. “It is unconscionable to me how anyone could believe this material is anything but horrifying, and it has absolutely no place in our schools or school system.”

As others voiced similar reactions, Anne Arundel police on Monday afternoon began investigating what they called an “indirect threat” against the school of 2,089 students, made in a tweet. Police said the threat appeared related to the Friday incident.

“We don’t think that threat is credible, but we are taking it very seriously,” said Anne Arundel police Lt. Ryan Frashure.

Arundel High School’s principal sent home a letter to parents Monday saying that she was saddened and stunned “by the mere existence of the petition, to say nothing of the wording used in it.” But she also said she was equally heartened by the resolve of staff, parents, students and the community.

“The collective message has been clear: Arundel High School will not be defined by this incident,” Principal Gina Davenport wrote. “We will remain one community that celebrates our diversity.”

Davenport asked parents and students to join her at the school this week to discuss “where we as a community go from here.”

From on Wednesday, January 11:

Police Charge Student For Threat Made At Arundel High School

January 11, 2017 10:39 PM By Ava-joye Burnett

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Anne Arundel County Police Department has charged a 14-year-old girl with a juvenile citation for sending a threatening tweet related to Arundel High School.

Police began their investigation after Arundel High School officials told them about a suspicious Twitter account.

The account, named @KoolkidsKlanKkk, reportedly sent out a tweet that read, “We’re planning to attack tomorrow”.

This account used similar language to a racial petition that had been passed around Anne Arundel High School by the “Kool Kids Klan”.

Police worked with Twitter, and were able to identify the person who created the account and sent out the threatening tweet.

That person has been identified as a 14-year-old African American female who attends Arundel High School.

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From the New York Times:

Women’s March on Washington Opens Contentious Dialogues About Race

Many thousands of women are expected to converge on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington the day after Donald J. Trump’s inauguration. Jennifer Willis no longer plans to be one of them.

Ms. Willis, a 50-year-old wedding minister from South Carolina, had looked forward to taking her daughters to the march. Then she read a post on the Facebook page for the march that made her feel unwelcome because she is white.

The post, written by a black activist from Brooklyn who is a march volunteer, advised “white allies” to listen more and talk less. It also chided those who, it said, were only now waking up to racism because of the election.

“You don’t just get to join because now you’re scared, too,” read the post. “I was born scared.”

Stung by the tone, Ms. Willis canceled her trip.

“This is a women’s march,” she said. “We’re supposed to be allies in equal pay, marriage, adoption. Why is it now about, ‘White women don’t understand black women’?”

If all goes as planned, the Jan. 21 march will be a momentous display of unity in protest of a president whose treatment of women came to dominate the campaign’s final weeks.

To be precise, came to dominate the losing candidate’s failed strategy.

But long before the first buses roll to Washington and sister demonstrations take place in other cities, contentious conversations about race have erupted nearly every day among marchers, exhilarating some and alienating others.

In Tennessee, emotions ran high when organizers changed the name of the local march from “Women’s March on Washington-Nashville” to “Power Together Tennessee, in solidarity with Women’s March on Washington.” While many applauded the name change, which was meant to signal the start of a new social justice movement in Nashville, some complained that the event had turned from a march for all women into a march for black women.

In Louisiana, the first state coordinator gave up her volunteer role in part because there were no minority women in leadership positions at that time.

“I got a lot of flak locally when I stepped down, from white women who said that I’m alienating a lot of white women,” said Candice Huber, a bookstore owner in New Orleans, who is white. “They said, ‘Why do you have to be so divisive?’”

In some ways, the discord is by design. Even as they are working to ensure a smooth and unified march next week, the national organizers said they made a deliberate decision to highlight the plight of minority and undocumented immigrant women and provoke uncomfortable discussions about race.

“This was an opportunity to take the conversation to the deep places,” said Linda Sarsour, a Muslim who heads the Arab American Association of New York and is one of four co-chairwomen of the national march. “Sometimes you are going to upset people.”

The post that offended Ms. Willis was part of that effort. So was the quotation posted on the march’s Facebook page from Bell Hooks, the black feminist, about forging a stronger sisterhood by “confronting the ways women — through sex, class and race — dominated and exploited other women.”

In response, a New Jersey woman wrote: “I’m starting to feel not very welcome in this endeavor.”

A debate then ensued about whether white women were just now experiencing what minority women experience daily, or were having a hard time yielding control. A young white woman from Baltimore wrote with bitterness that white women who might have been victims of rape and abuse were being “asked to check their privilege,” a catchphrase that refers to people acknowledging their advantages, but which even some liberal women find unduly confrontational.

No one involved with the march fears that the rancor will dampen turnout; even many of those who expressed dismay at the tone of the discussion said they still intended to join what is sure to be the largest demonstration yet against the Trump presidency.

“I will march,” one wrote on the march’s Facebook page, “Hoping that someday soon a sense of unity will occur before it’s too late.”

But these debates over race also reflect deeper questions about the future of progressivism in the age of Trump. Should the march highlight what divides women, or what unites them? Is there room for women who have never heard of “white privilege”?

And at a time when a presidential candidate ran against political correctness and won — with half of white female voters supporting him — is this the time to tone down talk about race or to double down?

“If your short-term goal is to get as many people as possible at the march, maybe you don’t want to alienate people,” said Anne Valk, the author of “Radical Sisters,” a book about racial and class differences in the women’s movement. “But if your longer-term goal is to use the march as a catalyst for progressive social and political change, then that has to include thinking about race and class privilege.”

The discord also reflects the variety of women’s rights and liberal causes being represented at the march, as well as a generational divide.

Many older white women spent their lives fighting for rights like workplace protections that younger women now take for granted. Many young activists have spent years protesting police tactics and criminal justice policies — issues they feel too many white liberals have ignored.

“Yes, equal pay is an issue,” Ms. Sarsour said. “But look at the ratio of what white women get paid versus black women and Latina women.”

For too long, the march organizers said, the women’s rights movement focused on issues that were important to well-off white women, such as the ability to work outside the home and attain the same high-powered positions that men do. But minority women, they said, have had different priorities. Black women who have worked their whole lives as maids might care more about the minimum wage or police brutality than about seeing a woman in the White House.

How many of those are left? Seriously, in most places I’ve lived, Hispanics had completely displaced blacks as workers inside houses or back yards.

Undocumented immigrant women might care about abortion rights, they said, but not nearly as much as they worry about being deported.

Black women, like the late Barbara Jordan, might care about blacks getting back jobs taken from them by illegal aliens, but that just doesn’t come up much.

This brand of feminism — frequently referred to as “intersectionality” — asks white women to acknowledge that they have had it easier. It speaks candidly about the history of racism, even within the feminist movement itself. The organizers of the 1913 suffrage march on Washington asked black women to march at the back of the parade. …

But the tone of the discussion, particularly online, can become so raw that some would-be marchers feel they are no longer welcome.

Ms. Willis, the South Carolina wedding minister, had been looking forward to the salve of rallying with people who share her values, a rarity in her home state, where she said she had been insulted and shouted at for marrying gay couples.

But then she read a post by ShiShi Rose, a 27-year-old blogger from Brooklyn.

“Now is the time for you to be listening more, talking less,” Ms. Rose wrote. “You should be reading our books and understanding the roots of racism and white supremacy. Listening to our speeches. You should be drowning yourselves in our poetry.”

It rubbed Ms. Willis the wrong way.

“How do you know that I’m not reading black poetry?” she asked in an interview. Ms. Willis says that she understands being born white gives her advantages, and that she is always open to learning more about the struggles of others.

But, she said, “The last thing that is going to make me endeared to you, to know you and love you more, is if you are sitting there wagging your finger at me.”

Ms. Rose said in an interview that the intention of the post was not to weed people out but rather to make them understand that they had a lot of learning to do.

“I needed them to understand that they don’t just get to join the march and not check their privilege constantly,” she said.

That phrase — check your privilege — exasperates Ms. Willis. She asked a reporter: “Can you please tell me what that means?”

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Last week, the New York Times was promoting an upcoming “documentary” TV series about today’s Ku Klux Klan, without, of course, getting into any of those messy questions about whether today’s KKK really exists or not, except as a popular bogey man and more or less wholly owned subsidiary of the FBI and SPLC staffed by hired infiltrators:

Inside the Ku Klux Klan, With an A&E Documentary Series


But this week from the New York Times:

A&E Shelves a K.K.K. Documentary Series Over Cash Payments

A documentary series that was set to take viewers inside the Ku Klux Klan has been canceled by A&E after the network discovered that some of the show’s producers had made cash payments to participants on the show. …

In a statement on Saturday, A&E said the decision not to air the show was based on a revelation that third-party producers had given money to some of the participants in order to facilitate access.

Yet, that seems like it would have been the most authentic imaginable version of today’s KKK: hired performers engaging in Ku Klux Klan Live Action Role Playing: KKKLARPing.

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On the NYT op-ed page, a father-daughter team of Democratic pollsters writes:

Was Barack Obama Bad for Democrats?

… His legacy regrettably includes the more than 1,000 Democrats who lost their elections during his two terms. Republicans now have total control in half of America’s states.

Why such political carnage?

When President Obama began focusing on those “left behind” by the recovery, he called for building “ladders of opportunity.” That communicated that the president believed the country’s main challenges were unrealized opportunity for a newly ascendant, multicultural America, rather than the continuing economic struggle experienced by a majority of Americans.

Right. While Barack Obama’s rhetoric tried to appear inclusive, his policies and his personality got across the strong impression that he wasn’t on your side if you weren’t an official Victim-American, such as Transgenders or Syrian Refugees or, ideally a fanatical Syrian Transgender Muslim Refugee. If you were just a regular American-American, well, sorry, Obama always seemed to imply, but you had had your turn and the future belongs to us.

Mr. Obama also offered only tepid support to the most important political actor in progressive and Democratic politics: the labor movement.

Burly guys in windbreakers are just so … stale, pale, and male.

We think voters were sending a clear message: They want more than a recovery. They want an economy and government that works for them, and that task is unfinished.

But isn’t the notion of a government that works for “them” rather racist? In contrast, a government that works for The Economy or The Global Community seems so much cleaner.

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From Slate:

Jewish Family Flees County After Fox News, Breitbart Falsely Blame It for Cancellation of Christmas Play By

by Mark Joseph Stern

A Jewish family whose child attends an elementary school in Lancaster, Pennsylvania has fled the county out of fear for its safety following false reports on Fox News and Breitbart implying that the family forced the school to cancel a Christmas play.

Does that sound plausible? My thought was: I bet instead the family left the country on a planned vacation.

And, sure enough, from the Anti-Defamation League:

ADL Calls Reports of Family Fleeing Lancaster County, PA “Untrue and Damaging”

Philadelphia, PA, December 22, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), like many, read many numerous local and national news stories reporting that a Jewish family allegedly “fled” Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The reports claimed that the family feared retribution after being wrongfully blamed for the cancellation of the school production of A Christmas Carol. ADL investigated, and found that in actuality, the family left on vacation for winter break.

“News reports alleging that a Jewish family has ‘fled’ Lancaster County are untrue and damaging,” said Nancy Baron-Baer, ADL Regional Director. “We spoke with the family, who explained that they went on a previously-planned vacation for the holidays. Stories like this can sow fear in the Jewish community and beyond, and it is important to stop the spread of misinformation.

“There is no truth to the rumor that the school cancelled A Christmas Carol at the request of parents. The Hempfield School District released a FAQ clearly stating that the play was cancelled due to the inordinate amount of class time taken up by rehearsals. We commend the district for setting the record straight.”

When the ADL is the voice of calm reason, you know the corporate media’s Fake News mania has gotten out of control.

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From The Gothamist:

Brooklyn Pedestrian Was Asked ‘Are You Indian Or Muslim?’ Before Attacker Broke His Jaw

The NYPD is searching for a man who they believe committed at least two bias attacks in Bed-Stuy earlier this month, confronting his victims and asking about their ethnicity and religion before punching them in the face. …

The next attack took place near the corner of Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Vernon Avenue, shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12th. NBC reports a 58-year-old man was approached by the suspected attacker, and asked if he was Muslim and from Saudi Arabia before punching him in the face and running off.

Video of the suspected attacker has been circulated by the NYPD.

Police describe the man as roughly 35-years-old, 160 lbs, 6’0,” with black hair and brown eyes last seen wearing a black jacket hoodie. The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating both attacks.

Reports of hate crime attacks across the five boroughs have risen sharply compared to last year, particularly in recent weeks since President-elect Donald Trump’s narrow electoral college victory. NBC notes that since election day, the rate of reported hate crimes has spiked 115 percent compared to 2015, with 43 reported cases compared to 20 in the same time period last year.

Judging from the video of the suspect above, I think we’ve finally found our Genuine White Male Trump-Voting Hate Criminal.


Oh …

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Commenter anon complains about the poor quality of the hate hoaxers in the fake news:

When Punjab sends its hate hoaxers, it’s not sending its best

You know what is so disappointing?

How lazy, un-creative, and unoriginal these guys are.

I mean ‘KKK’ is a dead giveaway because KKK is near non-existent in the USA and just about every other hoax has ‘KKK’ theme.

It’s like the kid crying ‘wolf’.

Commenter Ben Tillman responds:

No, it’s like the kid crying mastodon.

It’s like the boy who cried “dire wolf.”

Commenter b.t.o. observes:

The key thing is that the hate hoax creators live in the regular bubble….and the long comical history of busted hate hoaxers is about as far outside of that bubble as you can get.

KKK Guy Jasskirat Saini’s cactus swastika

Thus the precocious conversation furtherer has no idea she is creating a carbon copy — with all the same “KKK” and “YOU DESERVE TO DIE DYKE!” and swastikas that look like cactuses — as in dozens of previous incidents, all of which turned out to be… he he….. well lets hope that this unfortunate situation doesn’t detract from the very real issues of ________ that happens every day to ________.

The ensuing perverse situation is that the “noticers” can spot the hoaxes clear as day, but are forbidden from bringing up even the possibility that something is fishy. Questioning a “hate crime” is about as taboo as it gets in polite conversation, and you have to get about 2.5 standard deviations away from the media center before this sort of thing can be written about in the press or online.

Finally, any good deplorable understands that the Haven Monaghans of the world have 0.0 interest in terrorizing minorities on the subway, burning down buildings, or spray painting slurs onto some random car in the ghetto. They are instead quite interested in not being hectored in a 24/7 cycle, and not having to actively parrot whatever nonsense of the day as a precondition normal participation in their community. Given the electoral chance to stick it to their presumed moral superiors, they have recently been happy to take it, but otherwise they stubbornly don’t seem to actively do much of anything to telegraph the evil in their hearts.

I suspect most of the noticers and other deplorables don’t do a lot of thinking about identitarian gender studies professors or black lives matter activists, other that occasionally being exposed to them and being glad that they aren’t much intertwined with their lives.

The 15 year old punk rockers has no idea that the squares aren’t remotely as freaked out by him as he imagines. Thus it goes for our 2016 hoaxers.

If you can learn to control your frustration it’s actually kind of hilarious.

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From the New York Times on November 10, 2016:

Campuses Confront Hostile Acts Against Minorities After Donald Trump’s Election

Racial Episodes Escalate on Campuses

… At Wellesley College in Massachusetts, alma mater of Hillary Clinton, two male students from nearby Babson College drove through campus in a pickup truck adorned with a large Trump flag, parked outside a meeting house for black students, and spat at a black female student, according to campus black student organizations.

Babson is a business-oriented college (I once stayed in the on-campus hotel run by Babson’s hotel school) with a slightly less liberal student body than is normal in the Boston area. Wellesley used to be known as a women’s college, except that’s now considered cis-sexist, as I pointed out in Taki’s Magazine:

At women’s colleges today, the lesbians who were long the engineers of human souls are getting shoved aside for being on the wrong side of history by even butcher “trans-men” juicing on prescription testosterone.

The NYT returned to this massive news story a couple of weeks later, in the same article I featured earlier about the Mexican student who tried to have the hearty Samoan lady rugby player arrested for building a “wall” of shoes down the middle of her dorm room:

Postelection Harassment, Case by Case

… ‘We Had No Idea’

Edward Tomasso and Parker Rand-Ricciardi, students at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., drove onto the nearby campus of Wellesley College flying a Trump flag from their vehicle and chanted Mr. Trump’s campaign slogans outside a building where minority students can seek support. They bragged about the episode in an online video that has since been taken down. But after facing a backlash that included death threats on social media and a harsh response from officials at both schools, each posted an apology on Facebook and denied targeting minority students.

“Publicly celebrating the election at a time and in a place when so many were deeply disappointed about its outcome and, indeed, genuinely grieving about it, was just not smart,” Mr. Rand-Ricciardi wrote. “We had no idea that our actions would be interpreted as racist, or sexist, or harassment.”

Mr. Tomasso wrote: “As a white male, I do not feel threatened by the new president. I have not had to work for that privilege. It was something I was born with.” He included a phone number and email address where he said those he had offended could reach him directly. Quickly, though, angry comments — along with a few written in support — inundated the post, and Mr. Tomasso stopped responding. Neither Mr. Tomasso nor Mr. Rand-Ricciardi responded to requests for comment.

Anyway, the spitting part just turned out be another Fake News Hate Hoax, while it’s (still) legal to celebrate your candidate’s victory. From the Boston Globe yesterday:

Pro-Trump Babson students cleared in Wellesley incident

By Olivia Quintana and Travis Andersen GLOBE CORRESPONDENT AND GLOBE STAFF DECEMBER 19, 2016

Babson College has cleared two students of any disciplinary violations stemming from their controversial drive through Wellesley College to celebrate Donald Trump’s victory the day after the presidential election, their lawyers said Monday.

The students, Parker Rand-Ricciardi and Edward Tomasso, faced accusations of harassment and disorderly conduct before the college’s honor board on Friday.

The Nov. 9 incident sparked a post-election uproar, fueled by accusations on social media that the men spat on a Wellesley student and yelled racial and homophobic slurs while parked in front of Harambee House, a campus gathering place for African-American students.

No Pepe House jokes, please.

Rand-Riccardi and Tomasso denied the allegations, and an investigation by Babson found no evidence the men did anything other than drive through the campus waving a Trump flag out the truck window and yelling “Make America Great Again.”

They are not facing criminal charges. …

Wellesley College, Hillary Clinton’s alma mater, held a peace walk on campus the Friday after the men’s celebratory drive.

During the walk, Wellesley senior Amber Walker, an events coordinator at Harambee House, told students she was standing in front of the building when the men drove by, and that “I have you guys here so I don’t have to go through this alone.”

On Monday, Walker said she was disappointed by the resolution of the case.

“For people that look like me, our struggle continues,” she said.

But the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which advocates for free speech rights on college campuses, welcomed the decision.

Ari Z. Cohn, director of the foundation’s individual rights defense program, said the group was pleased the men were cleared from “these baseless charges.”

“While Babson College is not bound by the First Amendment, its policies expressly recognize the importance and value of free speech,” he said.

“Once the more serious allegations were determined to be unsubstantiated, the college should have immediately dropped the matter. Babson must ensure that students are free to express their views without fear of official sanction.”

After the incident, Babson president Kerry Healey apologized to the Wellesley College community in a letter posted on her school’s website.

“We, the Babson community, were extremely upset to learn that two of our students engaged in behavior that was, at a minimum, insensitive, unacceptable, and contrary to our core values,” Healey wrote.

Both students were ousted from the fraternity they belonged to, Sigma Phi Epsilon. The fraternity’s national leadership called their alleged actions “abhorrent to our members, alumni, and staff” in a statement. …

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I’m counting four.

1. “U-M student made up story about man threatening to burn hjiab, police say

KKK guy

2. “Guy Named Jasskirat Saini Arrested For Writing ‘KKK’ On College Campus

3. Youtube hoaxer goes viral claiming to have been kicked off Delta for speaking another language.

4. That black church burned with “Vote Trump” painted on the charred ruin?

What’s your count?

Here’s my 2013 column in Taki’s Magazine explaining the corporate media’s love of Fake News Hate Hoaxes:

The KKKrazy Glue That Holds the Obama Coalition Together
by Steve Sailer
March 13, 2013

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From SlateStarCodex, psychiatrist Scott Alexander’s exhaustively documented demonstration that accusations of racism against Trump are hysterical.



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From Slate:

How Trump Sucks Up to Minorities
By scaring them about other minorities.

By William Saletan

Donald Trump says he loves minorities. “Nothing means more to me than working to make our party the home of the African-American vote,” he told a white crowd in Iowa over the weekend. As evidence, he cited “what’s been happening over the last two weeks and three weeks with me”—a series of speeches in which Trump, according to himself, has been reaching out to blacks and Hispanics.

I’ve watched these speeches. They’re a perfect encapsulation of who Trump is. While mouthing platitudes about inclusiveness, he systematically courts certain minorities—or, rather, courts white voters who are skittish about supporting a racist—by pledging to protect them from other minorities. Even when he poses as the candidate of love and unity, Trump reveals himself as the candidate of hostility and division.

In contrast, a good, moral white person like Hillary unites all minorities by telling them to hate white people.

Sure, black, Hispanics, Chinese, Hindus, Muslims, and American Indians might not have much in common, but they can all unite around hating white people.

Fearing and loathing white people is the KKKrazy Glue that holds together the Democrats’ Coalition of the Fringes.

But of course Hillary is a white person, so she doesn’t mean white people, she means white men.

Actually, let’s refine it to straight white men. Sure, a Muslim murdered 49 gays in Orlando in June, but, really, when you think about it, it was caused by straight white men.

And if they wear dresses, they’re on the good team too.

Really, what we are talking about are cisgender straight white male swimmers like Brock Turner, Ryan Lochte, and Haven Monahan.

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From the NYT:

Justice Dept. to Put Focus on White-Collar Criminals


New policies prioritize the prosecution of individual employees and put pressure on corporations to turn over evidence against their executives.

For new Attorney General Loretta Lynch to focus on white-collar criminals would be a big change from former Attorney General Eric Holder’s obsession with white non-criminals like Darren Wilson and non-white non-criminals like George Zimmerman.

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