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  1. The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!

    These protests are absurd to such an extreme, where even die hard liberals are stunned, that there will be a blow back.

    This outrageous behavior lends complete justification to the desire for segregation. Racial segregation was recently portrayed as the most horrible of evils. Now, it seems pretty much common sense.

    • Agree: AndrewR
    • Replies: @Anon
    "The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!"

    Until now, Jews can get away with directing everyone against 'white privilege'.

    It will really be fun when the issue becomes 'Jewish privilege'.

    This is why we should support BDS.

    Also, it's a way to avenge Afrikaners.
    , @Jefferson
    "The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!"

    In the words of The Immortal Hulk Hogan, when it comes crashing down it hurts inside.
    , @boogerbently
    This is a variation of the behavior that has propelled them thru the education system, to the ranks of the Ivy League, so far.
    I love when they say America was built on THEIR backs, spoiled, entitled little irritants.
  2. This is shocking. But the curious thing is why it doesn’t mater at all how ridiculous and obviously unintelligent these Princeton “students” are.

    • Replies: @Linden Arden
    It is interesting that we are now being exposed to what affirmative action really means in real time. These videos should be embarrassing to Princeton University for what their admission policies constitute. If only to be a fly on the wall in the private office of Eisgruber, are he and his colleagues completely brainwashed by the leftist ideology or by chance is he crapping his pants by what has been created here? I would love to know what they are really thinking.
    , @AndrewR
    I don't know, man. I imagine a lot of folks will watch this video and feel truly shocked that such a prestigious university has let in people dumber than rocks. The "legacy of slavery and redlining" argument only goes so far. Princeton can be selective enough to only accept students from among the top 0.1% of blacks. And as low as my evaluation of black cognitive ability is, I'm not entirely sure this girl is even in the top 5%.
  3. WhatEvvs [AKA "Internet Addict"] says:

    LOL.

    Virtually all members of [radical] groups sincerely believe that they are fighting the Establishment. In reality they are an indespensible ally of the Establishment in fastening Socialism on all of us. The naive radicals think that under Socialism the “people” will run everything. Actually, it will be a clique of Insiders in total control, consolidating and controlling all wealth. That is why these schoolboy Lenins and teenage Trotskys are allowed to roam free and are practically never arrested or prosecuted. They are protected. If the Establishment wanted the revolutionaries stopped, how long do you think they would be tolerated?

    Gary Allen with Larry Abraham, None Dare Call It Conspiracy (1971)

    I’m not much of a conspiracy theorist, but I think they were on to something. Where I think Allen & Abraham got it wrong was the socialism part. In reality what we have is mass capitalism.

    • Agree: Glossy
    • Replies: @Anonymous
    mass capitalism hmmm, certainly there are capitalists but quite a bit of wealth is redistributed, its deceptive how much because only some comes from taxes the rest comes from debt inflation suppressed wages inflated real estate etc. Its also confusing because its re distributed on a racial basis so its not your fathers socialism and it isnt always straight cash its usually now make work jobs and power that pays. the actual cost of diversity is ten times the trillion welfare costs.
    , @27 year old
    >In reality what we have is mass capitalism.

    you and i down here in the real world have brutal exploitative capitalism
    the wealthy have comfortable scandinavian style socialism

    one country, two systems, i believe the chinese called it
  4. Anon • Disclaimer says:
    @Massimo Heitor
    The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!

    These protests are absurd to such an extreme, where even die hard liberals are stunned, that there will be a blow back.

    This outrageous behavior lends complete justification to the desire for segregation. Racial segregation was recently portrayed as the most horrible of evils. Now, it seems pretty much common sense.

    “The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!”

    Until now, Jews can get away with directing everyone against ‘white privilege’.

    It will really be fun when the issue becomes ‘Jewish privilege’.

    This is why we should support BDS.

    Also, it’s a way to avenge Afrikaners.

    • Replies: @Massimo Heitor

    Until now, Jews can get away with directing everyone against ‘white privilege’.

    It will really be fun when the issue becomes ‘Jewish privilege’.

    This is why we should support BDS.

    Also, it’s a way to avenge Afrikaners.
     

    Jews are disproportionately prevalent on all sides in this. That's probably a natural trait they should be envied and emulated for.

    The most articulate and intelligent voices for the Afrikaners and the alt right are Jewish. Ilana Mercer is super Jewish and the most articulate voice of the Afrikaners. Bashing Jews as a group makes you look ridiculous. Bash the specific groups and people Barbara Specter that lead the insanity, not just because she is Jewish. But celebrate those on our side, including Jews like Mercer, Finkielkraut, Goldwater, and others.

  5. Wow. Just wow. I remember thinking when I saw the “debate champions” a while ago that standards had declined from my day, but this really is a shock to the system.

    College students have always been solipsistic and self-important, but with the indulgent understanding that they were tomorrow’s ruling elite, due to their intellectual superiority. Social-democracy was supposed to give the gifted from all classes a chance to develop and contribute.

    What the hell has happened? Don’t these AA simpletons realise they’re fouling the nice wee feathered nest they’ve got for themselves??

    • Replies: @Massimo Heitor

    College students have always been solipsistic and self-important... What the hell has happened?
     
    Today's culture pushes students to act like this. Indignant outrage at real or imaginary racial oppression is presented as the greatest achievement.

    These black students look like they are following a script of what they are supposed to do. Other races of students, and black students in other countries and previous time periods didn't think they could pull this kind of stunt and they didn't try.
  6. When did finger snapping become a thing?
    I don’t understand because I must be way too stale in addition to my apparent paleness and maleness.

    • Replies: @Fred Thompson
    The finger snapping thing, as far as I know, emerged from the feminist side of this campus craziness. See this much derided tweet suggesting jazz hands:
    https://twitter.com/nuswomcam/status/580390340802297856

    Apparently, clapping can be "triggering." What a world...

    , @Percy Gryce
    Here's where I think I first saw snapping instead of applause (that wasn't associated with Beatniks):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTYvjrM6djo&feature=youtu.be&t=2m55s
    , @Anonymous
    hmmm... it's been going on for several years. It indicates agreement but isn't louder than the speaker. (unlike applause)

    I think it's a generational thing rather than a political thing, honestly. But it would be an interesting topic to look into.

    My guess? There are now professional college administrators. University functionaries literally with degrees in being university functionaries. They have their fads and trade publications. One of their fads was "teach the freshman to snap to show assent, as its less disruptive than applause and vocalization." And thus... the snapping that so confuses you.
  7. Who taught the chick in the video the version of history that she seems to believe so passionately?

    Does she actually think that black slaves toiled under the sun building Princeton, like it’s the Great Pyramid? Surely she understands that even if this erroneous version of history were true, knowledge, not the buildings themselves, are any university’s foundation.

    What do you think is going through Eisgruber’s head as he listens to this? And what’s with the Addams Family snaps? Are they beatniks?

    • Replies: @iSteveFan

    Who taught the chick in the video the version of history that she seems to believe so passionately?
     
    Probably Howard Zinn.
  8. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Mark Oppenheimer, a Yale alumnus who teaches at Yale, writes the Beliefs column in The New York Times, and writes for other liberal publications like The Nation and Mother Jones and is the editor at large at Tablet Magazine, writes that the Yale protests aren’t radical enough:

    “Person Up, Yale Students

    The problem with the protests isn’t that they’re radical, but that they’re not radical enough”

    http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/194874/person-up-yale-students

  9. @Ivy
    When did finger snapping become a thing?
    I don't understand because I must be way too stale in addition to my apparent paleness and maleness.

    The finger snapping thing, as far as I know, emerged from the feminist side of this campus craziness. See this much derided tweet suggesting jazz hands:

    Apparently, clapping can be “triggering.” What a world…

    • Replies: @ogunsiron
    From what I can see, BLM is very much a creature of the feminist/lgbtrans/intersectional corner of black activism. i've seen videos of clashes between the BLM people and the more old school black nationalists (who tend to be anti-gay or at the very least not very interested in the whole intersectionality thing).
  10. That’s a tour de force force right there. These clowns think that Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin are victims of ‘genocide.’ And not a peep from the cowed prez who looks like he’s being forced to watch a bad school play. Also reminds me of ‘I Me Mine,’ which was George Harrison’s commentary on Paul’s selfishness.

  11. A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I’m sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?

    Anyone know?

    • Replies: @Clyde

    Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I’m sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?
     
    You can say same about the laptops these proto-literate boobs are "displaying". Some protest, they are in cahoots! Eisengruber is semi-casually leaning against a desk as a few females harranage him Bernie Sanders style. It reminds me of the old Jerry Springer show. This is ye ol 15 minutes of fame done BLM style.
    , @NJ Transit Commuter
    @C

    Slavery was abolished in NJ in 1804. Nassau Hall, the initial building on Princeton's campus, was completed in 1756. So it is possible slave labor was involved. However, the slave population in NJ was only a few thousand at its largest, and apparently was concentrated close to Manhattan, working in the shipping industry. So, my guess would be that there was little or no black slave labor involved in the construction of Princeton University.

    Princeton has had a black community for hundreds of years. So it is fair to assume blacks were employed in the construction of campus buildings. Given the history of the U.S., it is probably fair to assume that they were given lousy jobs and low pay. Paul Robeson, who was born and raised in Princeton, wrote about the discrimination faced by the black community in the late 19th - and early 20th centuries.

    However, it is probably worth remembering that hard, dangerous work at low wages wasn't a problem exclusive to blacks in that era. The Delaware-Rairtan Canal was constructed in the 1830s and borders Princeton's campus. It was dug by hand, largely by Irish immigrant labor. Supposedly there were terrible worker fatality rates due to unsanitary working conditions and wide spread disease.
    , @Frida K-Lo
    Skilled Caucasian stone masons, carpenters, glazers, plasterers, and laborers built the physical environment at the Princeton campus, just as they did the majority of all other construction projects throughout the U.S.A. all throughout the 20th century. And quality construction it was! People don't know their history. At the Empire State Building I overheard a Latino say "we built this". Latinos are a very recent addition in the history of construction in the U.S., and they're mostly in "light construction" (i.e. residential). African-Americans were never a significant part of the construction trades.
    , @The Last Real Calvinist

    A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton?

     

    The protesters don't mean for this issue be taken literally. They and their supporters couldn't care less who built or maintains western civilization's astonishing infrastructure.

    Their point is doctrinal: in the BLM/SJW theological narrative, all that is good (or simply desired) cannot be attributed to the work of the oppressor, so said oppressor must have extracted it by violence from the heroically-victimized other. The latter therefore 'own', well, everything anybody wants.

  12. These fools need a good dose of Al Capp.—the Al Capp that in his Li’l Abner strip referred to 60’s student radicals as “Students Wildly Indignant about Nearly Everything!” (SWINE) . Capp went from being a liberal in the 50’s to a staunch conservative in the 60’s. You can bet a lot of liberals are making plans to do the same. They’ll in part comprise the silent majority that will hopefully usher in Trump.

  13. She sounds just like the girl who harangued Nicholas Christakis in the Yale video.

    • Replies: @Cryptogenic
    The whole video is nearly identical with the Yale "dialog," right down to the epithet "disgusting" and the cowed whiteys just taking it dutifully. And take it they must.

    Moar circular firing squad.
  14. What was the point she was trying to make? All that I could make out was “we don’t owe white people anything”. What does that even mean? She doesn’t have to do her homework? Doesn’t need to pay tuition?

    My first reaction is that when they’re out and about in the real world they’re in for a big surprise. Then I remember that our wonderful government is supporting all of this silliness in so many different ways.

    • Replies: @27 year old
    >My first reaction is that when they’re out and about in the real world they’re in for a big surprise.

    when they get into the real world, they're going to effectively be your kid's boss...
  15. The crocodile tears the speaker is shedding are hilarious.

    My 2-1/2 year old granddaughter does it better!

  16. I will not lower myself to view anymore videos like this, I think I will spend my spare time at World Star Hip Hop……dats keepin it real

  17. @Ivy
    When did finger snapping become a thing?
    I don't understand because I must be way too stale in addition to my apparent paleness and maleness.

    Here’s where I think I first saw snapping instead of applause (that wasn’t associated with Beatniks):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTYvjrM6djo&feature=youtu.be&t=2m55s

  18. Amory Blaine, where art thou now?

  19. I’m just sitting here laughing and watching the world burn.

    This is lefties chickens…coming home…to roost.

  20. Thank god for the ubiquity of camera phones. Before this technological revolution, the common folk of earlier eras could only dream about getting a glimpse into the deep intellectual discourse that goes on in Princeton’s president’s office.

  21. Today’s students bravely speak Truth to Power (circa 1955).

    • Replies: @Zonie

    Today’s students bravely speak Truth to Power (circa 1955).
     
    Today's students barely speak idiomatic English.
  22. How awful of those white people to force her to go to Princeton against her will.

    • Replies: @Anon
    I have an idear of what Princeton can call itself.

    University Formerly Known as Princeton.
  23. @C
    A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I'm sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?

    Anyone know?

    Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I’m sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?

    You can say same about the laptops these proto-literate boobs are “displaying”. Some protest, they are in cahoots! Eisengruber is semi-casually leaning against a desk as a few females harranage him Bernie Sanders style. It reminds me of the old Jerry Springer show. This is ye ol 15 minutes of fame done BLM style.

  24. We need to change the faces on every piece of currency post haste. Plus every instance of “Washington Street” needs to be changed to something to other than that evil slave owner’s name. Of course, the capital of the United States of Diversity needs to be renamed Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King City.

    And above all, destroy the American flag, which is the most horrible symbol of oppression that ever existed.

  25. The excellent commenter “Sean II” left an important comment at a post by Jacob Levy at Bleeding Heart Libertarians. Levy wrote:

    BREAKING: Country with ideologically self-contained news and opinion media networks, frequent hyper-segregation by race and class, ideologically homogenous churches or neighborhoods where no one knows anyone who goes to church, regions where military service is a central feature of local culture and regions where it’s unknown, somehow has 18-year olds who don’t show great skill at engaging with disagreement. Universities to blame.

    In response, Sean II wrote:

    You’re really onto something.

    One thing that should be part of any serious attempt to explain this incident [i.e., the Yale incident] is the question: what if those students are right? What if they’re not hallucinating? What if they’re simply noticing a very real chasm between a) The endless diversity chatter swirling around them, and b) The obvious persistence of segregation in all the key areas of life.

    Because it’s hard to imagine black students, for example, could spend four years on a campus like Yale and NOT notice the massive gap between stated preference and revealed. Even harder to imagine they might fail to notice the role institutions like Yale play in forming the boundaries which do so much to separate people later in life (for however much integration there is at 22 years of age, it’s mostly gone by 35 – especially the white-black integration).

    I think this Princeton incident really makes Sean II’s point pretty plausible.

    • Replies: @boogerbently
    The (consistency) problem is, one of their demands is for a "Blacks only" area that only they can go to feel safe.
    Requesting segregation.
  26. @Herr Niemand
    This is shocking. But the curious thing is why it doesn't mater at all how ridiculous and obviously unintelligent these Princeton "students" are.

    It is interesting that we are now being exposed to what affirmative action really means in real time. These videos should be embarrassing to Princeton University for what their admission policies constitute. If only to be a fly on the wall in the private office of Eisgruber, are he and his colleagues completely brainwashed by the leftist ideology or by chance is he crapping his pants by what has been created here? I would love to know what they are really thinking.

    • Replies: @RogueTrader
    What are you talking about?? How are these students a reflection of affirmative action when the majority of students benefitting from affirmative action identify as "white"? If we made admissions just about test scores, wouldn't ALL other groups just be supplanted by Asians? You sound idiotic. You willing to give up your spot to a Chinaman?! Unbelievable.
  27. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @WhatEvvs
    LOL.

    Virtually all members of [radical] groups sincerely believe that they are fighting the Establishment. In reality they are an indespensible ally of the Establishment in fastening Socialism on all of us. The naive radicals think that under Socialism the "people" will run everything. Actually, it will be a clique of Insiders in total control, consolidating and controlling all wealth. That is why these schoolboy Lenins and teenage Trotskys are allowed to roam free and are practically never arrested or prosecuted. They are protected. If the Establishment wanted the revolutionaries stopped, how long do you think they would be tolerated?

    Gary Allen with Larry Abraham, None Dare Call It Conspiracy (1971)
     
    I'm not much of a conspiracy theorist, but I think they were on to something. Where I think Allen & Abraham got it wrong was the socialism part. In reality what we have is mass capitalism.

    mass capitalism hmmm, certainly there are capitalists but quite a bit of wealth is redistributed, its deceptive how much because only some comes from taxes the rest comes from debt inflation suppressed wages inflated real estate etc. Its also confusing because its re distributed on a racial basis so its not your fathers socialism and it isnt always straight cash its usually now make work jobs and power that pays. the actual cost of diversity is ten times the trillion welfare costs.

  28. @International Jew
    She sounds just like the girl who harangued Nicholas Christakis in the Yale video.

    The whole video is nearly identical with the Yale “dialog,” right down to the epithet “disgusting” and the cowed whiteys just taking it dutifully. And take it they must.

    Moar circular firing squad.

  29. @C
    A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I'm sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?

    Anyone know?

    Slavery was abolished in NJ in 1804. Nassau Hall, the initial building on Princeton’s campus, was completed in 1756. So it is possible slave labor was involved. However, the slave population in NJ was only a few thousand at its largest, and apparently was concentrated close to Manhattan, working in the shipping industry. So, my guess would be that there was little or no black slave labor involved in the construction of Princeton University.

    Princeton has had a black community for hundreds of years. So it is fair to assume blacks were employed in the construction of campus buildings. Given the history of the U.S., it is probably fair to assume that they were given lousy jobs and low pay. Paul Robeson, who was born and raised in Princeton, wrote about the discrimination faced by the black community in the late 19th – and early 20th centuries.

    However, it is probably worth remembering that hard, dangerous work at low wages wasn’t a problem exclusive to blacks in that era. The Delaware-Rairtan Canal was constructed in the 1830s and borders Princeton’s campus. It was dug by hand, largely by Irish immigrant labor. Supposedly there were terrible worker fatality rates due to unsanitary working conditions and wide spread disease.

    • Replies: @slumber_j
    Paul Muldoon has written some surprisingly good poetry about the Delaware-Raritan Canal.
  30. These morons are no Angela Davis or Eldridge Cleaver

  31. I don’t think black people made a disproportionately large contribution to American prosperity.

    In 1850 the hay crop of the Free States was valued at $145mm. In the same year the value of the following sundry products of the Slave States totaled $136mm: Cotton, Tobacco, Rice, Hay, Hemp and Cane Sugar.

    In 1791, the exports of New York State amounted to $2.5mm, the exports of Virginia amounted to $3.1mm. In 1852, New York’s exports were $37.5mm, Virginia’s $2.7mm.

  32. @C
    A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I'm sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?

    Anyone know?

    Skilled Caucasian stone masons, carpenters, glazers, plasterers, and laborers built the physical environment at the Princeton campus, just as they did the majority of all other construction projects throughout the U.S.A. all throughout the 20th century. And quality construction it was! People don’t know their history. At the Empire State Building I overheard a Latino say “we built this”. Latinos are a very recent addition in the history of construction in the U.S., and they’re mostly in “light construction” (i.e. residential). African-Americans were never a significant part of the construction trades.

    • Replies: @iSteveFan
    Let's say for sake of argument that the girl is correct and blacks, because of slavery, built Princeton. Is Princeton known worldwide as Princeton because of its physical buildings, or is Princeton known for its rigorous academic standards and its reputation for turning out some of the highest achieving people on Earth?

    Or course Princeton is known for the latter. And who is responsible for that, whites or blacks?

    If blacks were responsible for Princeton being Princeton, then why didn't they turn Howard into an elite institution? If black slaves built all of this then surely they built all the schools in Brazil. Why aren't any of the schools in Brazil on par with the US Ivies if all of them were built by black slaves? Ditto for the Caribbean too.

    Shouldn't these protestors at least acknowledge that whites did more with their 'gift' than blacks or anyone else?
  33. University liberalism was until recently dominated by a pretense to noblesse oblige; the basic theory of action since the 50s has been that elite institutions would deliberately facilitate entrance by underprivileged groups into the halls of power, providing moral legitimacy to the institution and establishing a nexus of power within underprivileged groups who could provide leadership within their communities.

    But at the same time as this occurred, the economy as a whole became radically less accommodating to the unskilled, and seemingly average bourgeois life- by the standards of the late 70s- became out of reach for an ever increasing portion of the population. The pressure to gain access to elite institutions grew greater for any family that could manage it, at the same time that a shrinking section of the population lived the kinds of stable and well organized lives that facilitate success for kids. The end result is a shrinking sense of opportunity for almost everyone, and a ruthlessness to childhood that has now spilled over to higher education.

    I don’t know what it’s like to be black on an Ivy league campus, but I’d imagine it involves a lot of cognitive dissonance; at the same time as you are clearly a member of the privileged of society, you hear constantly about your own oppression, and inevitably worry about the ways in which your education is cutting you off from a broader community you are supposed to be a part of. We have a black Ivy leaguer as President– clearly you, too, are meant to be one of the elect– and yet almost every other media image is of the degradation of blacks, and even within a society of broadly deteriorating incomes, blacks stand as having objectively lost more ground in the last thirty years.

    Grade inflation has meant that it’s hard to do that poorly in your classes– you’re very unlikely to flunk out– but the number of incredibly well prepared kids means that even if you study hard you might not do that well. So both the costs of not studying and the benefits of studying have been reduced.

    It all adds up to a lot of free time, and a lot of alienation and anger. Meanwhile, university administrators have identified with radicalism and protest of all stripes, for so long (even if they themselves are the soul of the genteel bourgeois) that they have no defense at all against attacks on them from those same perspectives.

  34. Amazing. Just after seeing this post I happened to be reading the intro to The Red Wheel by Solzhenitsyn in the collection edited by Edward E. Ericson Jr and Daniel J. Mahoney. From the editors:

    “The third and fourth ‘knots’ of The Red Wheel, March 1917 and April 1917 chronicle the massive chaos unleashed by the ‘February revolution’ of 1917. It is Solzhenitsyn’s judgement that the ‘February revolution’ is the formative event in modern Russian history. Far from being a positive phenomenon that brought liberty to the long-oppressed Russian people, it was marked by chaotic violence from the start, a disintegration of order, and the diktat of radicals wielding ever more revolutionary slogans and demands while the supposedly triumphant liberal forces cowered in impotence or displayed limitless indulgence toward the Bolsheviks, thus allowing them to seize power almost effortlessly in October 1917 … the disintegration of society was so rapid that no power could be marshaled even for so small a task as properly treating and honoring the disabled veterans who had fought and given their limbs in World War I. No one, it turns out can protect and defend them from thuggery.”

  35. That girl isn’t even African-American, she looks & sounds like a child of African immigrants. Utter nonsense, I wouldn’t even listen to it. I’d tell her if her people built the school then they should be able to build another one in Africa.

  36. @Richard S
    Wow. Just wow. I remember thinking when I saw the "debate champions" a while ago that standards had declined from my day, but this really is a shock to the system.

    College students have always been solipsistic and self-important, but with the indulgent understanding that they were tomorrow's ruling elite, due to their intellectual superiority. Social-democracy was supposed to give the gifted from all classes a chance to develop and contribute.

    What the hell has happened? Don't these AA simpletons realise they're fouling the nice wee feathered nest they've got for themselves??

    College students have always been solipsistic and self-important… What the hell has happened?

    Today’s culture pushes students to act like this. Indignant outrage at real or imaginary racial oppression is presented as the greatest achievement.

    These black students look like they are following a script of what they are supposed to do. Other races of students, and black students in other countries and previous time periods didn’t think they could pull this kind of stunt and they didn’t try.

  37. @Daniel Williams
    Who taught the chick in the video the version of history that she seems to believe so passionately?

    Does she actually think that black slaves toiled under the sun building Princeton, like it's the Great Pyramid? Surely she understands that even if this erroneous version of history were true, knowledge, not the buildings themselves, are any university's foundation.

    What do you think is going through Eisgruber's head as he listens to this? And what's with the Addams Family snaps? Are they beatniks?

    Who taught the chick in the video the version of history that she seems to believe so passionately?

    Probably Howard Zinn.

  38. @WhatEvvs
    LOL.

    Virtually all members of [radical] groups sincerely believe that they are fighting the Establishment. In reality they are an indespensible ally of the Establishment in fastening Socialism on all of us. The naive radicals think that under Socialism the "people" will run everything. Actually, it will be a clique of Insiders in total control, consolidating and controlling all wealth. That is why these schoolboy Lenins and teenage Trotskys are allowed to roam free and are practically never arrested or prosecuted. They are protected. If the Establishment wanted the revolutionaries stopped, how long do you think they would be tolerated?

    Gary Allen with Larry Abraham, None Dare Call It Conspiracy (1971)
     
    I'm not much of a conspiracy theorist, but I think they were on to something. Where I think Allen & Abraham got it wrong was the socialism part. In reality what we have is mass capitalism.

    >In reality what we have is mass capitalism.

    you and i down here in the real world have brutal exploitative capitalism
    the wealthy have comfortable scandinavian style socialism

    one country, two systems, i believe the chinese called it

    • Agree: Clyde
  39. Having watched the video, the points of the Black female speaker are:

    White people shut up!
    We are in charge!
    YT you will do as we say!
    White people shut up!
    I’m angry because I’m Black!
    White people owe us.
    Black people are now in charge!

    So that’s the atmosphere on campus these days. Its not going to stop. Its only going to get worse. No concessions will mollify the agitators. No groveling is enough. Its just going to go on, and on, and on.

    Black students are doing this because they believe they are in power. The Black female speaker gave the President of the University a Lecture. Not the other way around. She’s got the power. He has none.

    Liberal White elites created this, and now they face their own Night of the Long Knives. Kinder, Gentler, but still a Night (or Autumn) of the Long Knives.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University. What, what else will the Black graduates do? Already AI is at a point where most White collar work can be or will be in a few years done by computer. That leaves convenience station attendant, skilled trades, and a few other jobs not subject to automation by either cost or generalized difficulty (try getting an AI to diagnose and fix your drain stoppage). Gov’t is already chock full of Blacks. Universities are the only place left.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton? A total BET fest every day on campus. It will simply drive most of the White students out like a BET fest. I suppose that is the end game.

    Hubris. Not just for White people.

    OT: Dodgers hired a new Manager. His main qualification? Being Black.

    • Replies: @Trumpenprole

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton?
     
    What will happen when Blacks are running all these Ivy league colleges? Exactly the same thing they do at historic black colleges. They will gut those billion dollar endowments, until they reduce them to financially mismangled institutions at which point they will beg some whiteys to come in to straighten out the finances.
    , @SPMoore8
    I'm a Giants fan, and Dave Roberts was with us for a couple of years. A class act in baseball, very smart, knowledgeable, and shrewd baseball player (compare Game 4, top 9, 2004 ALCS) and I am sure he will do well (although naturally I don't want his team to do well.) Also, his mother is Japanese.
    , @iSteveFan

    Liberal White elites created this, ...
     
    Ah, that's Whiskey
    , @Clyde

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University.
     
    I believe, as in I have the faith, that once Obama is out we will see much less of this black overdrive to power in all the sectors you mention. Reality is there are other major minorities such as Hispanics who want a larger piece of the pie. There has been more Asian legal immigration in the last ten years than Hispanic. Lets hope they fight with the blacks more than with whites. Having Donald Trump in office will help sideline black power. Even under a different Republican it will get better.
    Having a black President gives them the racist racial confidence/arrogance to carry on the way they do at Princeton and elsewhere. Obama is the wind in their sails. Like I said, you gotta have faith.
    , @Rogue Trader
    Sad to hear a young woman threatens your manhood to such a degree. And what have you got against BET? The main qualification to go to Princeton during Wilson's tenure was being male and of the right type of European stock (all youse dirty Irishmen, Jews, Catholics, Bohunks, Slavs, Wogs, etc. need not apply and also shouldn't be here on this board! You are not "white" you idiots), so what about THAT Affirmative Action? Also, why are women who study in STEM fields the most cited cases of affirmative action? Learn the facts; they may just tear down your God-awful ideas about whatever "white" is. Us Germans are pure blooded and wanted to do away with you stupid American inbred muts anyway.
  40. @Jeff
    What was the point she was trying to make? All that I could make out was "we don't owe white people anything". What does that even mean? She doesn't have to do her homework? Doesn't need to pay tuition?

    My first reaction is that when they're out and about in the real world they're in for a big surprise. Then I remember that our wonderful government is supporting all of this silliness in so many different ways.

    >My first reaction is that when they’re out and about in the real world they’re in for a big surprise.

    when they get into the real world, they’re going to effectively be your kid’s boss…

  41. @Frida K-Lo
    Skilled Caucasian stone masons, carpenters, glazers, plasterers, and laborers built the physical environment at the Princeton campus, just as they did the majority of all other construction projects throughout the U.S.A. all throughout the 20th century. And quality construction it was! People don't know their history. At the Empire State Building I overheard a Latino say "we built this". Latinos are a very recent addition in the history of construction in the U.S., and they're mostly in "light construction" (i.e. residential). African-Americans were never a significant part of the construction trades.

    Let’s say for sake of argument that the girl is correct and blacks, because of slavery, built Princeton. Is Princeton known worldwide as Princeton because of its physical buildings, or is Princeton known for its rigorous academic standards and its reputation for turning out some of the highest achieving people on Earth?

    Or course Princeton is known for the latter. And who is responsible for that, whites or blacks?

    If blacks were responsible for Princeton being Princeton, then why didn’t they turn Howard into an elite institution? If black slaves built all of this then surely they built all the schools in Brazil. Why aren’t any of the schools in Brazil on par with the US Ivies if all of them were built by black slaves? Ditto for the Caribbean too.

    Shouldn’t these protestors at least acknowledge that whites did more with their ‘gift’ than blacks or anyone else?

    • Replies: @Scipio9
    Princeton was made out of magic bricks.
    , @Frida K-Lo
    A lot of white working class and middle class literally built America, yet they never are honored for such back breaking work. But it is on their backs that the transformed America bears most heavily. Our elite skate by unscathed.
    , @Rogue Trader
    Haven't there been "blacks" (whatever that means to you) at Harvard and Yale since the 19th Centuries? I am pretty sure Negros have made meaningful contributions to Princeton life beyond physical labor and toiling? Where are our ancestors from, because if they are not English, Scottish, Dutch or French, you should sort of refrain from belittling other ethnicities.

    If you want to advance your White Supremacist vision, do it where you can actually be considered white. Stop prepetuating this fiction that all Europeans are worthy of being called white. You're probably a dirty Catholic Italian or Jew or worse yet part of an incestuous Scandinavian clan.

    Say what you are and earn your right to judge others, you dirty mut.
  42. Black Lives Matter is the fluid in the enema bag of diversity.

    • Replies: @Anonymous

    Black Lives Matter is the fluid in the enema bag of diversity.
     
    If so, then I think Obama is the laxative in the enema bag of diversity.
  43. @Massimo Heitor
    The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!

    These protests are absurd to such an extreme, where even die hard liberals are stunned, that there will be a blow back.

    This outrageous behavior lends complete justification to the desire for segregation. Racial segregation was recently portrayed as the most horrible of evils. Now, it seems pretty much common sense.

    “The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!”

    In the words of The Immortal Hulk Hogan, when it comes crashing down it hurts inside.

  44. Trumpenprole [AKA "Haven Monahan"] says:
    @Whiskey
    Having watched the video, the points of the Black female speaker are:

    White people shut up!
    We are in charge!
    YT you will do as we say!
    White people shut up!
    I'm angry because I'm Black!
    White people owe us.
    Black people are now in charge!

    So that's the atmosphere on campus these days. Its not going to stop. Its only going to get worse. No concessions will mollify the agitators. No groveling is enough. Its just going to go on, and on, and on.

    Black students are doing this because they believe they are in power. The Black female speaker gave the President of the University a Lecture. Not the other way around. She's got the power. He has none.

    Liberal White elites created this, and now they face their own Night of the Long Knives. Kinder, Gentler, but still a Night (or Autumn) of the Long Knives.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University. What, what else will the Black graduates do? Already AI is at a point where most White collar work can be or will be in a few years done by computer. That leaves convenience station attendant, skilled trades, and a few other jobs not subject to automation by either cost or generalized difficulty (try getting an AI to diagnose and fix your drain stoppage). Gov't is already chock full of Blacks. Universities are the only place left.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton? A total BET fest every day on campus. It will simply drive most of the White students out like a BET fest. I suppose that is the end game.

    Hubris. Not just for White people.

    OT: Dodgers hired a new Manager. His main qualification? Being Black.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton?

    What will happen when Blacks are running all these Ivy league colleges? Exactly the same thing they do at historic black colleges. They will gut those billion dollar endowments, until they reduce them to financially mismangled institutions at which point they will beg some whiteys to come in to straighten out the finances.

  45. @SoCal Philosopher
    The excellent commenter "Sean II" left an important comment at a post by Jacob Levy at Bleeding Heart Libertarians. Levy wrote:

    BREAKING: Country with ideologically self-contained news and opinion media networks, frequent hyper-segregation by race and class, ideologically homogenous churches or neighborhoods where no one knows anyone who goes to church, regions where military service is a central feature of local culture and regions where it’s unknown, somehow has 18-year olds who don’t show great skill at engaging with disagreement. Universities to blame.

     

    In response, Sean II wrote:

    You're really onto something.

    One thing that should be part of any serious attempt to explain this incident [i.e., the Yale incident] is the question: what if those students are right? What if they're not hallucinating? What if they're simply noticing a very real chasm between a) The endless diversity chatter swirling around them, and b) The obvious persistence of segregation in all the key areas of life.

    Because it's hard to imagine black students, for example, could spend four years on a campus like Yale and NOT notice the massive gap between stated preference and revealed. Even harder to imagine they might fail to notice the role institutions like Yale play in forming the boundaries which do so much to separate people later in life (for however much integration there is at 22 years of age, it's mostly gone by 35 - especially the white-black integration).
     
    I think this Princeton incident really makes Sean II's point pretty plausible.

    The (consistency) problem is, one of their demands is for a “Blacks only” area that only they can go to feel safe.
    Requesting segregation.

    • Replies: @Richard
    A lot of this is just making demands for the sake of demands. If they were on the ground they'd demand the sky; if they were in the clouds they'd call for the sewers. It's not going to resolve itself by acceding to their demands because the stated goal isn't really what's driving this, it's the emotional release from seeing others bend to your will.
  46. Thanks for bringing the slaves in.

  47. @Massimo Heitor
    The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!

    These protests are absurd to such an extreme, where even die hard liberals are stunned, that there will be a blow back.

    This outrageous behavior lends complete justification to the desire for segregation. Racial segregation was recently portrayed as the most horrible of evils. Now, it seems pretty much common sense.

    This is a variation of the behavior that has propelled them thru the education system, to the ranks of the Ivy League, so far.
    I love when they say America was built on THEIR backs, spoiled, entitled little irritants.

  48. @Whiskey
    Having watched the video, the points of the Black female speaker are:

    White people shut up!
    We are in charge!
    YT you will do as we say!
    White people shut up!
    I'm angry because I'm Black!
    White people owe us.
    Black people are now in charge!

    So that's the atmosphere on campus these days. Its not going to stop. Its only going to get worse. No concessions will mollify the agitators. No groveling is enough. Its just going to go on, and on, and on.

    Black students are doing this because they believe they are in power. The Black female speaker gave the President of the University a Lecture. Not the other way around. She's got the power. He has none.

    Liberal White elites created this, and now they face their own Night of the Long Knives. Kinder, Gentler, but still a Night (or Autumn) of the Long Knives.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University. What, what else will the Black graduates do? Already AI is at a point where most White collar work can be or will be in a few years done by computer. That leaves convenience station attendant, skilled trades, and a few other jobs not subject to automation by either cost or generalized difficulty (try getting an AI to diagnose and fix your drain stoppage). Gov't is already chock full of Blacks. Universities are the only place left.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton? A total BET fest every day on campus. It will simply drive most of the White students out like a BET fest. I suppose that is the end game.

    Hubris. Not just for White people.

    OT: Dodgers hired a new Manager. His main qualification? Being Black.

    I’m a Giants fan, and Dave Roberts was with us for a couple of years. A class act in baseball, very smart, knowledgeable, and shrewd baseball player (compare Game 4, top 9, 2004 ALCS) and I am sure he will do well (although naturally I don’t want his team to do well.) Also, his mother is Japanese.

    • Replies: @EriK
    As a Red Sox fan, Dave Robert's can do no wrong after 2004.
  49. @Whiskey
    Having watched the video, the points of the Black female speaker are:

    White people shut up!
    We are in charge!
    YT you will do as we say!
    White people shut up!
    I'm angry because I'm Black!
    White people owe us.
    Black people are now in charge!

    So that's the atmosphere on campus these days. Its not going to stop. Its only going to get worse. No concessions will mollify the agitators. No groveling is enough. Its just going to go on, and on, and on.

    Black students are doing this because they believe they are in power. The Black female speaker gave the President of the University a Lecture. Not the other way around. She's got the power. He has none.

    Liberal White elites created this, and now they face their own Night of the Long Knives. Kinder, Gentler, but still a Night (or Autumn) of the Long Knives.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University. What, what else will the Black graduates do? Already AI is at a point where most White collar work can be or will be in a few years done by computer. That leaves convenience station attendant, skilled trades, and a few other jobs not subject to automation by either cost or generalized difficulty (try getting an AI to diagnose and fix your drain stoppage). Gov't is already chock full of Blacks. Universities are the only place left.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton? A total BET fest every day on campus. It will simply drive most of the White students out like a BET fest. I suppose that is the end game.

    Hubris. Not just for White people.

    OT: Dodgers hired a new Manager. His main qualification? Being Black.

    Liberal White elites created this, …

    Ah, that’s Whiskey

    • Replies: @Citizen of a Silly Country
    Whiskey's motto should be: The name that cannot be spoken.
  50. @C
    A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton? I'm sure its easy to figure out who designed them, but were most of the buildings built by black people? If so were they slaves? Free men working for wages?

    Anyone know?

    A serious question: Do we actually know who physically built most of the buildings at Princeton?

    The protesters don’t mean for this issue be taken literally. They and their supporters couldn’t care less who built or maintains western civilization’s astonishing infrastructure.

    Their point is doctrinal: in the BLM/SJW theological narrative, all that is good (or simply desired) cannot be attributed to the work of the oppressor, so said oppressor must have extracted it by violence from the heroically-victimized other. The latter therefore ‘own’, well, everything anybody wants.

  51. Even Switzerland is being ruined. I was watching highlights of a Swiss U21 soccer game and it seems that it is filled with a bunch of non-Europeans including at least 4 black players and maybe a couple of Turks.

  52. I do think the reactions to this nonsense are a little extreme. But, just for the sake of the argument, if Princeton succumbs to this kind of authority then they will self destruct. Things like this can dry up the application/alumni pools if they go on too long. I mean, seriously, what kind of person would want to go to Princeton after watching this video? What kind of person would make a multi-million dollar donation?

    The young woman appears to be the same young woman who started this all with an Op-Ed in September, which I quoted extensively the other day (check my feed for link). The basic idea is a socialistic one, namely, that most everything that exists was done by low wage labor, “the rich” aka “White People” (or “Jews” yesterday) are simply profiting from this low wage labor. The extension of the concept has now been racialized such that all white people are decadent profiteers and all persons of color are the unacknowledged creators of everything of value. TNC promotes this notion a lot when he discusses how black people basically built this country, etc. So this leads inter alia to a hispanic claiming to have built the Empire State Building? Whatever.

    I have to see I’ve seen all of this before. In the ’60’s it was common to hear blacks, and Jews, talk about the injustices they had endured, and so forth. Then women got into the act, and then gays got into the act, and finally Latinos. Nowadays we’re getting Asians, South Asians, and Transgenders. I wonder how many aggrieved minorities there are? However, this goes on because it works, it gets attention, it gets absurd videos like this one, it gets money, and so on. I don’t remember how it died down in the 1970’s, since I was in service and mostly overseas for several years, but I do know it had abated by the end of the decade and Grievance Politics was toned down for 10-15 years (The “Gay Plague” business in the ’80’s really didn’t have that much traction). So at some point a flip will be switched, and people will move on to other things.

    A footnote: as I noted earlier I studied a lot of AA history as an undergraduate, it simply interested me (I am generally interested in the history of marginalized groups.) A number of colleges and universities had prominent Black Studies departments in the 1970’s, but the fact is that all these programs are grandiose in inception, and on paper. They run out of steam fairly quickly. Mainly because the humanities, and especially marginalized studies in the humanities, have little to do with the price of eggs.

  53. @iSteveFan

    Liberal White elites created this, ...
     
    Ah, that's Whiskey

    Whiskey’s motto should be: The name that cannot be spoken.

  54. More and more blacks believe the nonsense that everything in this country was built on their backs. This is a dangerous delusion and it will not end well. Neither for the country nor for its blacks.

  55. @SPMoore8
    I'm a Giants fan, and Dave Roberts was with us for a couple of years. A class act in baseball, very smart, knowledgeable, and shrewd baseball player (compare Game 4, top 9, 2004 ALCS) and I am sure he will do well (although naturally I don't want his team to do well.) Also, his mother is Japanese.

    As a Red Sox fan, Dave Robert’s can do no wrong after 2004.

    • Agree: Spmoore8
  56. @anon
    How awful of those white people to force her to go to Princeton against her will.

    I have an idear of what Princeton can call itself.

    University Formerly Known as Princeton.

    • Agree: Daniel Williams
  57. @NJ Transit Commuter
    @C

    Slavery was abolished in NJ in 1804. Nassau Hall, the initial building on Princeton's campus, was completed in 1756. So it is possible slave labor was involved. However, the slave population in NJ was only a few thousand at its largest, and apparently was concentrated close to Manhattan, working in the shipping industry. So, my guess would be that there was little or no black slave labor involved in the construction of Princeton University.

    Princeton has had a black community for hundreds of years. So it is fair to assume blacks were employed in the construction of campus buildings. Given the history of the U.S., it is probably fair to assume that they were given lousy jobs and low pay. Paul Robeson, who was born and raised in Princeton, wrote about the discrimination faced by the black community in the late 19th - and early 20th centuries.

    However, it is probably worth remembering that hard, dangerous work at low wages wasn't a problem exclusive to blacks in that era. The Delaware-Rairtan Canal was constructed in the 1830s and borders Princeton's campus. It was dug by hand, largely by Irish immigrant labor. Supposedly there were terrible worker fatality rates due to unsanitary working conditions and wide spread disease.

    Paul Muldoon has written some surprisingly good poetry about the Delaware-Raritan Canal.

    • Replies: @NJ Transit Commuter
    @slumber_j

    The D-R Canal was dug in the low lying ground between Trenton and New Brunswick. The railroads, highways, and the residential and commercial development that followed in their wake are all built on high ground.

    Since it is located away from any construction over the last 150 years, the D-R Canal is surprisingly beautiful, quiet and isolated. A real treasure in the most densely populated state in the U.S. Muldoon lives near Princeton, so I guess he must appreciate the quiet scenery, too. I would quip great minds think alike, but that would be an insult to Muldoon...
  58. Some of my ancestors were fixin’ to steal a large, rich, fertile continent from its natives… then some greedy bastards had to go and bring in slaves and spoiled the results. Damn them!

  59. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Ivy
    When did finger snapping become a thing?
    I don't understand because I must be way too stale in addition to my apparent paleness and maleness.

    hmmm… it’s been going on for several years. It indicates agreement but isn’t louder than the speaker. (unlike applause)

    I think it’s a generational thing rather than a political thing, honestly. But it would be an interesting topic to look into.

    My guess? There are now professional college administrators. University functionaries literally with degrees in being university functionaries. They have their fads and trade publications. One of their fads was “teach the freshman to snap to show assent, as its less disruptive than applause and vocalization.” And thus… the snapping that so confuses you.

  60. Mark my words: We just saw our future Supreme Court justice. And I don’t mean the standing white guy.

  61. @boogerbently
    The (consistency) problem is, one of their demands is for a "Blacks only" area that only they can go to feel safe.
    Requesting segregation.

    A lot of this is just making demands for the sake of demands. If they were on the ground they’d demand the sky; if they were in the clouds they’d call for the sewers. It’s not going to resolve itself by acceding to their demands because the stated goal isn’t really what’s driving this, it’s the emotional release from seeing others bend to your will.

    • Agree: Daniel Williams, Clyde
  62. @slumber_j
    Paul Muldoon has written some surprisingly good poetry about the Delaware-Raritan Canal.

    The D-R Canal was dug in the low lying ground between Trenton and New Brunswick. The railroads, highways, and the residential and commercial development that followed in their wake are all built on high ground.

    Since it is located away from any construction over the last 150 years, the D-R Canal is surprisingly beautiful, quiet and isolated. A real treasure in the most densely populated state in the U.S. Muldoon lives near Princeton, so I guess he must appreciate the quiet scenery, too. I would quip great minds think alike, but that would be an insult to Muldoon…

  63. @iSteveFan
    Let's say for sake of argument that the girl is correct and blacks, because of slavery, built Princeton. Is Princeton known worldwide as Princeton because of its physical buildings, or is Princeton known for its rigorous academic standards and its reputation for turning out some of the highest achieving people on Earth?

    Or course Princeton is known for the latter. And who is responsible for that, whites or blacks?

    If blacks were responsible for Princeton being Princeton, then why didn't they turn Howard into an elite institution? If black slaves built all of this then surely they built all the schools in Brazil. Why aren't any of the schools in Brazil on par with the US Ivies if all of them were built by black slaves? Ditto for the Caribbean too.

    Shouldn't these protestors at least acknowledge that whites did more with their 'gift' than blacks or anyone else?

    Princeton was made out of magic bricks.

  64. @Fred Thompson
    The finger snapping thing, as far as I know, emerged from the feminist side of this campus craziness. See this much derided tweet suggesting jazz hands:
    https://twitter.com/nuswomcam/status/580390340802297856

    Apparently, clapping can be "triggering." What a world...

    From what I can see, BLM is very much a creature of the feminist/lgbtrans/intersectional corner of black activism. i’ve seen videos of clashes between the BLM people and the more old school black nationalists (who tend to be anti-gay or at the very least not very interested in the whole intersectionality thing).

  65. @hosswire
    Today's students bravely speak Truth to Power (circa 1955).

    Today’s students bravely speak Truth to Power (circa 1955).

    Today’s students barely speak idiomatic English.

  66. FLAK CATCHER GETTING MAU-MAUED.What else could he be? Look at the obsequious smile, he is smiling while getting attacked by a girl who should be attending a warm body college, not an Ivie. Every one of these fools helps the GOP in 2016.

  67. @Whiskey
    Having watched the video, the points of the Black female speaker are:

    White people shut up!
    We are in charge!
    YT you will do as we say!
    White people shut up!
    I'm angry because I'm Black!
    White people owe us.
    Black people are now in charge!

    So that's the atmosphere on campus these days. Its not going to stop. Its only going to get worse. No concessions will mollify the agitators. No groveling is enough. Its just going to go on, and on, and on.

    Black students are doing this because they believe they are in power. The Black female speaker gave the President of the University a Lecture. Not the other way around. She's got the power. He has none.

    Liberal White elites created this, and now they face their own Night of the Long Knives. Kinder, Gentler, but still a Night (or Autumn) of the Long Knives.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University. What, what else will the Black graduates do? Already AI is at a point where most White collar work can be or will be in a few years done by computer. That leaves convenience station attendant, skilled trades, and a few other jobs not subject to automation by either cost or generalized difficulty (try getting an AI to diagnose and fix your drain stoppage). Gov't is already chock full of Blacks. Universities are the only place left.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton? A total BET fest every day on campus. It will simply drive most of the White students out like a BET fest. I suppose that is the end game.

    Hubris. Not just for White people.

    OT: Dodgers hired a new Manager. His main qualification? Being Black.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University.

    I believe, as in I have the faith, that once Obama is out we will see much less of this black overdrive to power in all the sectors you mention. Reality is there are other major minorities such as Hispanics who want a larger piece of the pie. There has been more Asian legal immigration in the last ten years than Hispanic. Lets hope they fight with the blacks more than with whites. Having Donald Trump in office will help sideline black power. Even under a different Republican it will get better.
    Having a black President gives them the racist racial confidence/arrogance to carry on the way they do at Princeton and elsewhere. Obama is the wind in their sails. Like I said, you gotta have faith.

  68. @iSteveFan
    Let's say for sake of argument that the girl is correct and blacks, because of slavery, built Princeton. Is Princeton known worldwide as Princeton because of its physical buildings, or is Princeton known for its rigorous academic standards and its reputation for turning out some of the highest achieving people on Earth?

    Or course Princeton is known for the latter. And who is responsible for that, whites or blacks?

    If blacks were responsible for Princeton being Princeton, then why didn't they turn Howard into an elite institution? If black slaves built all of this then surely they built all the schools in Brazil. Why aren't any of the schools in Brazil on par with the US Ivies if all of them were built by black slaves? Ditto for the Caribbean too.

    Shouldn't these protestors at least acknowledge that whites did more with their 'gift' than blacks or anyone else?

    A lot of white working class and middle class literally built America, yet they never are honored for such back breaking work. But it is on their backs that the transformed America bears most heavily. Our elite skate by unscathed.

    • Agree: Kylie
  69. Frankenstein’s monsters were meant to go after Frankenstein’s foes. Now they’re back for Frankenstein.

    It must be hard not to smile when you are that guy. But one slip up, one loose word, you’re a goner. Must play with a straight bat.

    Peculiar tone last heard in that debating video. Shrillebonic.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
    That girl seriously needs psychiatric treatment. But her delusions are in line with the Zeitgeist so she'll probably get some sinecure in the black grievance rent-seeking industry.
  70. @Herr Niemand
    This is shocking. But the curious thing is why it doesn't mater at all how ridiculous and obviously unintelligent these Princeton "students" are.

    I don’t know, man. I imagine a lot of folks will watch this video and feel truly shocked that such a prestigious university has let in people dumber than rocks. The “legacy of slavery and redlining” argument only goes so far. Princeton can be selective enough to only accept students from among the top 0.1% of blacks. And as low as my evaluation of black cognitive ability is, I’m not entirely sure this girl is even in the top 5%.

    • Replies: @el topo
    Some people may be shocked. But never underestimate the willful obtuseness of so many "right-thinking" Westerners. Many Americans automatically and unconsciously add about 20 IQ points to whatever black person they encounter and go out of their way to describe black persons of average or slightly above average intelligence like Michelle Obama as extremely intelligent.
  71. I almost feel bad for these administrators. Almost. They are reaping what they’ve sown.

    Letting in underqualified people due to their race, and then teaching them that all their failures are due to White Supremacy is a self-evidently self-destructive strategy. And Ivy administrators are presumably among the very brightest people in the world, so I just have no sympathy here.

  72. @Tacitus2016
    Frankenstein's monsters were meant to go after Frankenstein's foes. Now they're back for Frankenstein.

    It must be hard not to smile when you are that guy. But one slip up, one loose word, you're a goner. Must play with a straight bat.

    Peculiar tone last heard in that debating video. Shrillebonic.

    That girl seriously needs psychiatric treatment. But her delusions are in line with the Zeitgeist so she’ll probably get some sinecure in the black grievance rent-seeking industry.

  73. el topo [AKA "darryl revok"] says:
    @AndrewR
    I don't know, man. I imagine a lot of folks will watch this video and feel truly shocked that such a prestigious university has let in people dumber than rocks. The "legacy of slavery and redlining" argument only goes so far. Princeton can be selective enough to only accept students from among the top 0.1% of blacks. And as low as my evaluation of black cognitive ability is, I'm not entirely sure this girl is even in the top 5%.

    Some people may be shocked. But never underestimate the willful obtuseness of so many “right-thinking” Westerners. Many Americans automatically and unconsciously add about 20 IQ points to whatever black person they encounter and go out of their way to describe black persons of average or slightly above average intelligence like Michelle Obama as extremely intelligent.

    • Agree: Kylie
    • Replies: @RogueTrader
    I wonder what Americans add to Irish or French or Hungarians' IQs?

    What specific tribe or country are you referring to when you say 'black'?
  74. I almost feel bad for these administrators. Almost. They are reaping what they’ve sown.

    What are you talking about?

    Most of these administrators are beaming like proud parents. Look at the Gray Lady in the background.

  75. It’s worth noting that statistically, it is unlikely her ancestors– at least most of them– contributed to Princeton’s early years, since a very small percentage of Ivy League black students are the descendants of American slaves. This fact was part of official reality as recently as 2004, when the NY Times wrote ( http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/24/us/top-colleges-take-more-blacks-but-which-ones.html?_r=0 )

    “While about 8 percent, or about 530, of Harvard’s undergraduates were black, Lani Guinier, a Harvard law professor, and Henry Louis Gates Jr., the chairman of Harvard’s African and African-American studies department, pointed out that the majority of them — perhaps as many as two-thirds — were West Indian and African immigrants or their children, or to a lesser extent, children of biracial couples.”

    Unofficially, I was told by someone in the program that the African-American studies program at Princeton did a survey of current black students three or four years ago and zero of them claimed that all four of their grandparents were the descendants of American slaves. I find that hard to believe (does everyone just want to claim some Native American or Jamaican ancestry just to liven things up?) but in broad strokes it seems likely that most black Princeton students are closer to Barack Obama or Colin Powell’s ancestry than Michelle Robinson Obama’s.

  76. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    P.D.James on anti-racism as religion

    “Annecroft Comprehensive certainly had a religion all right, fashionable and, in a school with twenty different nationalities, expedient. It was anti-racism. You soon learned you could get a way with any amount of insubordination, indolence or stupidity if you were sound on this essential doctrine. It struck her that it was like any other religion: it meant what you wanted it to mean; it was easy to learn, a few platitudes, myths and slogans; it was intolerant, it gave you the excuse for occasional selective aggression, and you could make a moral virtue out of despising the people you disliked. Best of all, it cost nothing… If you had to have a school ethos to give the illusion of togetherness, then for her money anti-racism was as good as any. And whatever she might think about its more absurd manifestations, it wasn’t likely to lead you to see visions in a dusty church.”

    P.D.James in A Taste for Death

    • Replies: @The Last Real Calvinist
    Thanks for this -- A Taste for Death is my favorite P D James novel, and this is James at her especially-prescient best.
  77. @Another Canadian
    Black Lives Matter is the fluid in the enema bag of diversity.

    Black Lives Matter is the fluid in the enema bag of diversity.

    If so, then I think Obama is the laxative in the enema bag of diversity.

  78. Slavery has to be the worst business decision in US history. Labor wages back then were only enough to pay for awful food and lodging (we have come full circle that it true now too). Slaves had to be fed and housed. Except for a few large scale operations most business owners would probably have got equal productivity from just paying someone.

    The downside is that everyone has to live with this legacy forever. Where am I supposed to send my kids to college now when even the Ivies are a joke?

    • Replies: @Massimo Heitor

    The downside is that everyone has to live with this legacy forever.
     
    You have to live with other jealous humans, that will try to endlessly to guilt you to the moon, but you don't have to give in to that or let it get to you.

    If there was no slavery, jealous people would just find some other tool of guilt and eternal victimhood. In Europe the slavery line doesn't really work, so it's the legacy of colonialism. Or backlash against non whites murdering whites. Or borders that actually allow Europeans states to exist in and deny the right of other races to push them out.
  79. @Anonymous
    P.D.James on anti-racism as religion

    "Annecroft Comprehensive certainly had a religion all right, fashionable and, in a school with twenty different nationalities, expedient. It was anti-racism. You soon learned you could get a way with any amount of insubordination, indolence or stupidity if you were sound on this essential doctrine. It struck her that it was like any other religion: it meant what you wanted it to mean; it was easy to learn, a few platitudes, myths and slogans; it was intolerant, it gave you the excuse for occasional selective aggression, and you could make a moral virtue out of despising the people you disliked. Best of all, it cost nothing... If you had to have a school ethos to give the illusion of togetherness, then for her money anti-racism was as good as any. And whatever she might think about its more absurd manifestations, it wasn't likely to lead you to see visions in a dusty church."

    P.D.James in A Taste for Death

    Thanks for this — A Taste for Death is my favorite P D James novel, and this is James at her especially-prescient best.

  80. I don’t get it. Princeton is a private institution. Can’t they just put a clause in their acceptance agreements that say “As a Princeton student I shall not force my way into the president’s office?”

  81. Hopefully Princeton’s admissions departments is keeping track of which officers signed off on this broad’s offer.

  82. Well, we are finally getting some pushback on the efforts to blacken Woodrow Wilson’s name (although if they actually blackened his name, to say, “Woodrow X” or “Jaquizz Barkevious Wilson” I don’t think it would help.)

    The Heilbronn article contains the unfortunate verbiage: “But what does it really mean to try and tar him for not having adhered to enlightened twenty-first-century standards?” That is bound to be misunderstood.

    If Glenn Beck is still around, however, he and his supporters can get in bed with these BLM activists and perhaps together they can create something beautiful. Once again, iSteve is on the bleeding edge …..

  83. @Anon
    "The entire house of cards that the liberals have built up on race issues is coming crashing down on them. Oh, the irony!"

    Until now, Jews can get away with directing everyone against 'white privilege'.

    It will really be fun when the issue becomes 'Jewish privilege'.

    This is why we should support BDS.

    Also, it's a way to avenge Afrikaners.

    Until now, Jews can get away with directing everyone against ‘white privilege’.

    It will really be fun when the issue becomes ‘Jewish privilege’.

    This is why we should support BDS.

    Also, it’s a way to avenge Afrikaners.

    Jews are disproportionately prevalent on all sides in this. That’s probably a natural trait they should be envied and emulated for.

    The most articulate and intelligent voices for the Afrikaners and the alt right are Jewish. Ilana Mercer is super Jewish and the most articulate voice of the Afrikaners. Bashing Jews as a group makes you look ridiculous. Bash the specific groups and people Barbara Specter that lead the insanity, not just because she is Jewish. But celebrate those on our side, including Jews like Mercer, Finkielkraut, Goldwater, and others.

  84. @Mike1
    Slavery has to be the worst business decision in US history. Labor wages back then were only enough to pay for awful food and lodging (we have come full circle that it true now too). Slaves had to be fed and housed. Except for a few large scale operations most business owners would probably have got equal productivity from just paying someone.

    The downside is that everyone has to live with this legacy forever. Where am I supposed to send my kids to college now when even the Ivies are a joke?

    The downside is that everyone has to live with this legacy forever.

    You have to live with other jealous humans, that will try to endlessly to guilt you to the moon, but you don’t have to give in to that or let it get to you.

    If there was no slavery, jealous people would just find some other tool of guilt and eternal victimhood. In Europe the slavery line doesn’t really work, so it’s the legacy of colonialism. Or backlash against non whites murdering whites. Or borders that actually allow Europeans states to exist in and deny the right of other races to push them out.

  85. Don’t forget that Michelle Robinson achieved a masters in black studies at Princeton.

    Her thesis, have you read it ?

    It basically puts a reasonable cap on her IQ at about 84 – 85, I’d say.

    The girl in this video is closer to the 76 – 80 range I’d say.

    Notice the telltale repetitive stamping of the fist over and over (often in cadence with repeated / shouted words).

    Lower IQ blacks all have these weird tics when it comes to communicating, if you can call it that.

    Check out the Root : the writing is so crazy-delusional bad, it really literally feels like every article is “written” by the same person. Like they are fighting with the words, trying to sound intelligent, and the words are fighting back.

    BLM ?

    Answer: Peter Gold and his would-be executioner Euric Cain : the two had known each other for just 35 seconds when the black :

    – demanded money at gunpoint
    – shot the Jewish Tulane med student in the stomach
    – put his Tech9 to Gold’s head and pulled the trigger THREE times ! (it jammed)
    – stole the white girl’s purse anyway but at least he didn’t rape her
    – drove his hooptie about ten blocks away to his 17 yr old girlfriend’s house – a one Nictoria Washington (I am not kidding)
    – Nictoria pour la petit histoire rents an apartment (section 8?) in a house owned by a (Jewish?) Tulane grad, it’s true !

    – Arturo
    COTT

  86. Today the NYT editorial board has opined that Wilson’s name should be removed, so Wilson’s days our numbered.

    Yesterday an op-ed was written by the grandson of a black man that was purged from the federal government during Wilson’s presidency.

    http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/11/24/opinion/what-woodrow-wilson-cost-my-grandfather.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&src=me&WT.nav=MostEmailed&referer=http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/11/25/opinion/readers-weigh-in-woodrow-wilson-cost-my-grandfather-too.html

    The author’s bio:
    https://m.venable.com/gordon-j-davis/

    and pic:

    He’s one of America’s top “black” lawyers.

  87. Isn’t this a scene from a movie based on a Tom Wolfe article?

  88. @el topo
    Some people may be shocked. But never underestimate the willful obtuseness of so many "right-thinking" Westerners. Many Americans automatically and unconsciously add about 20 IQ points to whatever black person they encounter and go out of their way to describe black persons of average or slightly above average intelligence like Michelle Obama as extremely intelligent.

    I wonder what Americans add to Irish or French or Hungarians’ IQs?

    What specific tribe or country are you referring to when you say ‘black’?

  89. @Linden Arden
    It is interesting that we are now being exposed to what affirmative action really means in real time. These videos should be embarrassing to Princeton University for what their admission policies constitute. If only to be a fly on the wall in the private office of Eisgruber, are he and his colleagues completely brainwashed by the leftist ideology or by chance is he crapping his pants by what has been created here? I would love to know what they are really thinking.

    What are you talking about?? How are these students a reflection of affirmative action when the majority of students benefitting from affirmative action identify as “white”? If we made admissions just about test scores, wouldn’t ALL other groups just be supplanted by Asians? You sound idiotic. You willing to give up your spot to a Chinaman?! Unbelievable.

  90. @Whiskey
    Having watched the video, the points of the Black female speaker are:

    White people shut up!
    We are in charge!
    YT you will do as we say!
    White people shut up!
    I'm angry because I'm Black!
    White people owe us.
    Black people are now in charge!

    So that's the atmosphere on campus these days. Its not going to stop. Its only going to get worse. No concessions will mollify the agitators. No groveling is enough. Its just going to go on, and on, and on.

    Black students are doing this because they believe they are in power. The Black female speaker gave the President of the University a Lecture. Not the other way around. She's got the power. He has none.

    Liberal White elites created this, and now they face their own Night of the Long Knives. Kinder, Gentler, but still a Night (or Autumn) of the Long Knives.

    Endgame is total Black control and running of every University. What, what else will the Black graduates do? Already AI is at a point where most White collar work can be or will be in a few years done by computer. That leaves convenience station attendant, skilled trades, and a few other jobs not subject to automation by either cost or generalized difficulty (try getting an AI to diagnose and fix your drain stoppage). Gov't is already chock full of Blacks. Universities are the only place left.

    What happens when this young lady runs Princeton? A total BET fest every day on campus. It will simply drive most of the White students out like a BET fest. I suppose that is the end game.

    Hubris. Not just for White people.

    OT: Dodgers hired a new Manager. His main qualification? Being Black.

    Sad to hear a young woman threatens your manhood to such a degree. And what have you got against BET? The main qualification to go to Princeton during Wilson’s tenure was being male and of the right type of European stock (all youse dirty Irishmen, Jews, Catholics, Bohunks, Slavs, Wogs, etc. need not apply and also shouldn’t be here on this board! You are not “white” you idiots), so what about THAT Affirmative Action? Also, why are women who study in STEM fields the most cited cases of affirmative action? Learn the facts; they may just tear down your God-awful ideas about whatever “white” is. Us Germans are pure blooded and wanted to do away with you stupid American inbred muts anyway.

  91. @iSteveFan
    Let's say for sake of argument that the girl is correct and blacks, because of slavery, built Princeton. Is Princeton known worldwide as Princeton because of its physical buildings, or is Princeton known for its rigorous academic standards and its reputation for turning out some of the highest achieving people on Earth?

    Or course Princeton is known for the latter. And who is responsible for that, whites or blacks?

    If blacks were responsible for Princeton being Princeton, then why didn't they turn Howard into an elite institution? If black slaves built all of this then surely they built all the schools in Brazil. Why aren't any of the schools in Brazil on par with the US Ivies if all of them were built by black slaves? Ditto for the Caribbean too.

    Shouldn't these protestors at least acknowledge that whites did more with their 'gift' than blacks or anyone else?

    Haven’t there been “blacks” (whatever that means to you) at Harvard and Yale since the 19th Centuries? I am pretty sure Negros have made meaningful contributions to Princeton life beyond physical labor and toiling? Where are our ancestors from, because if they are not English, Scottish, Dutch or French, you should sort of refrain from belittling other ethnicities.

    If you want to advance your White Supremacist vision, do it where you can actually be considered white. Stop prepetuating this fiction that all Europeans are worthy of being called white. You’re probably a dirty Catholic Italian or Jew or worse yet part of an incestuous Scandinavian clan.

    Say what you are and earn your right to judge others, you dirty mut.

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