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It was never going to stop with Confederate Statues… [George Washington University ending use of ‘Colonials’ nickname, NY Post, June 15, 2022]:

George Washington University officials announced the school will retire the “Colonials” name used by its athletic teams, citing “division among the community about the moniker.”

The name will remain in use until the university introduces a new one, planned for the 2023-24 academic year.

A George Washington University special committee found that “the university community is sharply divided” over the nickname, “with an almost 50/50 overall split. Alumni were “somewhat more in favor” of keeping the name “Colonials” than current students.

“For supporters, the term refers to those who lived in the colonies, especially
those who fought for independence against England and, with bravery, courage, and
against all odds, secured democracy for the United States. It embodies the spirit of George Washington,” the committee’s report said. “For opponents, ‘Colonials’ means colonizers (both here and abroad) and refers to those who stole land from indigenous groups, plundered their resources, murdered and exiled Native peoples, and introduced slavery into the colonies.”

The report concluded: “Given this offense and harm and given that those who would retire the moniker comprise a little over half of the university community, the moniker can no longer serve its purpose as a name that unifies.”

The move comes two years after the school renamed its student center — formerly called the Cloyd Heck Marvin Center and named for the ex-university president who advocated for segregation.

The special committee made up of GWU faculty, staff, students, alumni, members of the athletics department and experts on the school’s history recommended the name change.

“We have a great opportunity to conduct an inclusive process that will determine how we as a community want to come together around a unifying moniker and showcase ourselves as a distinguished and distinguishable university,” president Mark S. Wrighton said in the release. “I am very excited for our next steps together.”

Not everyone is on board with the decision.

“We believe that the Colonial mascot does not uphold colonialism, rather it is meant to honor the colonists of the Continental Army who fought against tyrannical colonialism in the establishment of our nation,” the GWU College Republicans said in a statement. “These colonials fought against foreign rule, they weren’t advocates of the practice of colonialism. The erasure of the Colonial mascot is an erasure of the sacrifice made by those who dedicated their lives to the creation of our great nation.

“We are also deeply troubled with the possibility that this could snowball into the changing of the University’s name itself, which we remain in vehement opposition to. We look forward to any collaboration or inquiries to resolve this issue.”

Has the 1619 Project won?

As statues to Confederate States of America fall, so does the memory of those white men who founded the United States of America.

Washington, Jefferson… they must go the way of Stonewall Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Jeb Stuart.

All of our white past must fall to usher in our diverse, inclusive and equality for all future.

Remember: anti-whiteness is the currency of modernity.

 
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  1. Unproven claims, often obvious lies.

    and introduced slavery into the colonies.”

    Didn’t most colonies have slavery? The indigenous US Indians tortured all enemies to a slow death or allowed some to live as slaves?

    The African colonies certainly had slavery, so had India. Most of these places have slavery until today.

    So it is the opposite, Whites abolished slavery and devoted the military might of the British Navy to fight slavery world wide!

    “We are also deeply troubled with the possibility that this could snowball into the changing of the University’s name itself, which we remain in vehement opposition to.

    The name George Washington University will be changed. Maybe George Floyd University would be a good replacement.
    UNLESS WE FIGHT BACK. Our most powerful weapon is TRUTH, HONESTY, FULL DISCLOSURE of all omitted and covered-up facts. @PK is practicing Truth Telling.
    TruthRevolution.net and our Sincerity site give the theoretical background and underpinning of a society based on HONESTY and FULL DISCLOSURE without omissions

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
    , @Joseph Doaks
  2. Anonymous[142] • Disclaimer says:

    …Introduced slavery to the colonies…

    Slavery existed until this hemisphere long before the European came here. And it didnt end until the European put an end to it, twice. Once in the States, 2nd with the Indian Tribes.

    And slavery does still exist, in brown and black countries but I guess that doesn’t matter

    • Replies: @Mr. Grey
  3. That MLK statue in Washinton has to go. It is offensive to me to see a low-life America-hating communist agitator honoured there. MLK has gotta go!

    • Agree: Joseph Doaks
    • Replies: @Bite Moi
    , @Tom Clark
  4. This is why you never give the opposition an inch, they take a mile. Truer words were never spoken. No defenders, just spineless appeasers ala Chamberlain. Look where it gets you.
    Never apologize, it’s a sign of weakness.

    • Agree: AceDeuce
  5. Anon[131] • Disclaimer says:

    Jacobians all

  6. Unit472 says:

    As alumni outnumber current students by 10 to 1 why does the current student body have any say? They don’t pay the bills. They’ll be lucky if they don’t default on their student loans and live a buried in debt.

    The name, to the extent I ever gave it a thought, was derived from the era the universities namesake lived in which was Colonial America. It had architectural overtones but no political ones. It simply refers to the time when America consisted of a collection of British colonies. It was a largely peaceful and prosperous era, perhaps the happiest time this country ever had. Most people were content with the way things were as long as government left them alone which it usually did.

    • Replies: @René Fries
  7. I’m cool with it. It’s not going to stop until something truly outrageous is done. Knock down the Washington Monument? The Jefferson Memorial?

  8. Forget about the Colonial thing. Soon the name of the university will be changed, afterall George Washington was a white guy. Save some money, drop Washington keep the George and add Floyd. There it sounds better, George Floyd University. The mascot, school nickname will now be called “The Fenynals”. GO TEAM JUNKIE!

  9. possumman says:

    The “Dinduffins” has a nice ring to it and the mascot would be hilarious

  10. Piglet says:

    OT: Don’t mess with Texas or its horses.

    Texas man who had sex with a horse is jailed for 10 years
    https://nypost.com/2022/07/01/texas-man-admits-to-having-sex-with-a-horse/

    Yes, he’s an orc.

    • Replies: @nokangaroos
    , @AnalogMan
  11. Possible suggestions

    Looters
    Gibsmes
    Muh Diks
    Pavement Apes
    Night Nogs

    • LOL: AR in Illinois
    • Replies: @loren
  12. usNthem says:

    The ironic thing here, as always, is if Europeans hadn’t discovered this place, these asswipes wouldn’t even exist to bitch about a college mascot, or anything else for that matter. Thus, I believe it is incumbent upon the complainers to off themselves as restitution for the things some White guys did two or three centuries ago. Come on soy boys & girls, put your money where your mouth is – show us what you got.

  13. Dream says:

    And conservatives would support them.

  14. @Unit472

    a collection of British colonies. It was a largely peaceful and prosperous era, perhaps the happiest time this country ever had

    this applies to +/-40 countries in the West Indies, Africa, Oceania and on the Indian sub-continent. Counting the ex-French territories, the number increases by 50%.

  15. Bite Moi says:
    @kerdasi amaq

    I am OK with getting rid of that MLK statue in DC. However,i definitely want to keep MLK on all those streets,boulevards,roads,and cow paths.Those signs serve a useful purpose.My eyes ain’t what they used to be.Those signs need to be larger,and well lit.Maybe a little neon?

  16. HT says:

    Another case where most people don’t see things happening in real time. Only after the massive damage is done do they see maybe they should been more concerned a few years earlier.

  17. loren says:

    equality = a race to the bottom.

    o t

    I saw the most absurd ytube ad. Malibu Rum, all negro cast. Ive been to malibu. Negros not seen much there. 20 million dollar homes.
    Billionaires.

  18. Tom Clark says:
    @kerdasi amaq

    If we used factual history, CRT would fade aways, along with the idea that European whites were behind the African slave trade.

    Moloch’s name derives from the Hebrew word mlk, which usually stands for melek, or “king.” As this is vocalized as molek in the Masoretic text — the authoritative text for Rabbinic Judaism — the pronunciation has become its traditional name.

    • Thanks: AR in Illinois
  19. Piglet says:

    OT:

    Virginia man sentenced to prison in store manager’s shooting
    https://wtop.com/virginia/2022/07/virginia-man-sentenced-to-prison-in-store-managers-shooting/

    Jaivon Alonzo Scott (the name reveals he’s an orc) was an employee at a store where he shot his manager, Dacha Lamont Fitzgerald (another orc), in the back of the head and continued shooting as his victim tried to get away. Clearly marksmanship was not the shooter’s strong point.

    Amazingly he only got a seven-year sentence (18 minus 11 suspended) and who knows how much of that he’ll actually serve?

    Forget the myth of white privilege, I want some of this black privilege that gets someone off so lightly for attempted murder.

    As for the victim, his GoFundMe campaign isn’t doing particularly well.

    https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-dacha-fitzgerald

    • Replies: @Female in FL
  20. Bo Bo says:

    If Biden returns for a second term, expect Washington DC to be renamed, and for all the racists on the various dollar bills to be replaced to reflect the proper diversity.

  21. We need a national divorce. We need to split into several countries alone lines that allow people to govern themselves. Things are not going to ever go back the way they were, so any USA for which one may hold nostalgia is just a memory. It’s not a bad thing to give up on something dead and start something that’s new and better. We really don’t have a choice at this point.

    • Thanks: Howa.308
  22. @Piglet

    Therapist: … and was it a male or a female horse?
    Orc: A female of course! Do you think I´m a pervert?

    • LOL: WSG, Non PC Infidel
  23. D-FENS says:

    Anything that brings turmoil to college campuses and turns off alumni donors is good. They are all indoctrination centers. I favor taxing their endowments to fund all colleges equally as well as to pay for student loan debt relief. Let’s see how they like the shit sandwich they keep telling us to eat.

    • Agree: Augustus, Female in FL
    • Replies: @Bite Moi
    , @anarchyst
  24. Jimmy1969 says:

    Paul I should sell my comments but I am rich and I will give the ideas to people like you and Steve and a few others. I was at my cousins house recently and I was looking out the driveway and saw this fat black woman with orange died hair next door. My cousin is doing okay but not great and the woman next door I learned is single and works for of course some welfare organization earning a hundred a year. She goes out a lot at night and changes her hair style every so often with colouring and wigs and has different men take her out. The black lady simply cannot catch a real fish. It got me thinking…most Muslim Americans no matter what do not get separated or divorced and neither do Orientals…Jews a bit but not Orthodox ones and Whites yes sometimes and almost all blacks who most do not even marry at all. But I started thinking that most Whites if they are even barely 5s or 6s get married again or get a long term stable partner but not blacks…I was tempted to yell down to this woman…you have no hope…why would any black man want you when they can now have white trash for free.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
  25. Franz says:

    Texas man who had sex with a horse is jailed for 10 years

    Hey!

    We’ve seen orcs sentenced to less time for killing HUMANS, often white.

    I’m fine with punishing the guy for cruelty to animals. But I’ll be paying close attention to how much jail time the next polar bear hunter gets when he’s caught. Less than ten I’ll bet.

    • Agree: nokangaroos
    • Replies: @loren
  26. AnalogMan says:
    @TruthRevolution.net

    You remind me of a woman with whom I had some correspondence, online and by email. She represented a group that was running a campaign to lobby the governments of nations that contributed significant numbers of settlers to South Africa (UK, Netherlands, France etc) to accept the descendants of those settlers as immigrants, under the doctrine of jus sanguinis, or right of blood. She was also one of those principled truth-tellers, which she chose to demonstrate at every opportunity by insulting me. I think she was quite disappointed when I refused to take offense, but was instead amused.

    I told her that her attitude would doom her project, and advised her to hire a professional diplomat or lawyer to present her case. In other words, to lie for her, since she refused to do it herself.

    Of course, she wouldn’t hear of it. And nobody ever heard of the Jus Sanguinis project, either. Did you?

    You’re farting against thunder, man. For all of recorded history, lying has been regarded as immoral, yet it’s still all but universal. How do you propose to change that?

  27. AnalogMan says:
    @Piglet

    What’s the crime? Did the horse not give consent? Did she complain? Did her owner complain?

    Her owner? That’s slavery.

    Surely by now there is no sexual perversion that is still illegal, and not downright sacred? He’ll have ten years to explore all of them.

  28. N*gger worship has to be the #1 sign of a dead empire.

  29. Love Bout than Love Boat

    • LOL: usNthem
  30. @TruthRevolution.net

    “The name George Washington University will be changed. Maybe George Floyd University would be a good replacement.
    UNLESS WE FIGHT BACK.”

    So far, one complaint from the Left is sufficient to start an unstoppable avalanche supporting whatever their latest “wokeness” dictates. UNLESS WE FIGHT BACK indeed. But so far “we” do too little, too late. Who is the George Soros or Mark Zukerberg of the right, supporting our causes? Are there no right leaning billionaires willing to put their money where their hearts are?

  31. Mr. Grey says:
    @Anonymous

    It doesn’t because it’s all about making whitey give up stuff, and getting whitey’s approval while also humiliating whitey, while also making sure whitey gives up mo’ stuff.

  32. Rocko says:

    Funny how they accuse the colonials of stealing land from the natives but they don’t seem to mind that GWU sits on said stolen land and they don’t seem very enthusiastic about returning it

    • Replies: @loren
  33. loren says:

    o t
    disney is pushing Hamilton, the black show.

  34. loren says:
    @Franz

    I dont know about you but I know they get away with murder.

    OJ simpson for one.

  35. loren says:
    @Rocko

    ever learn of the term, virtue signaling.

  36. Bite Moi says:
    @D-FENS

    D-FENS———–You Are The Man!!! The idea of taxing college endowments to provide student loan relief is brilliant.If you couple it with a former student earnings test,it would serve to eliminate useless majors such as psychology,sociology,and “studies”. One might actually see colleges offer majors in as plumbing,carpentry,etc.

  37. bert33 says:

    higher ed pretty much blows, they apparently quit teaching a long time ago which explains a lot and started doing social politics. You could fix it by shutting off federal funding for higher education and when they cry about it rub the student loan forgiveness issue and the dropout rate in their face. Woke U needs to close, sorry. And no one cares what you name your sports team.

  38. USGrant says:

    It was never going to stop with the confederate flag. The Globohomo flag will soon replace the stars and stripes as the American flag. Already our ruling elite by SCOTUS fiat has okayed burning the American flag as protected by the first amendment while burning the globohomo flag is hate speech in many states and localities. Your kids are being taught to worship the globohomo flag while also being taught to hate the American flag.

    • Replies: @Detroit Refugee
  39. AndrewR says:
    @Jimmy1969

    Lmao stay humble

    • Replies: @WSG
  40. anarchyst says:
    @D-FENS

    I have been advocating the taxation of all endowments, trust funds and foundations for decades…
    You can bet that Henry Ford is rolling in his grave over the Ford Foundation’s extreme left-wing shift.
    Providing tax-free status for university endowment funds that are distributed as college tuition grants and scholarships is but another way to reign in the excesses of the endowment system.
    Making colleges and universities responsible for the employment success of their graduates is but another idea that deserves exploration. Pinning the college debt to the universities rather than to the taxpayers is long overdue.
    Regards,

  41. @USGrant

    I fly the Confederate flag. Have it hung over a side rooms window where it fits perfectly. At night when the light is on it glows beautifully and let’s the whole street know what’s what.

  42. WSG says:
    @AndrewR

    He’s a legend in his own mind.

  43. @Piglet

    Gotta share this with you. A friend of mine is out west on vacation. They stopped at a beautiful national park in CO. Two white people got out of their car wearing masks. Their VA vanity plate on the Highlander was NO RACSM.

    • LOL: Listener
  44. @Bite Moi

    Those signs need to be larger,and well lit.Maybe a little neon?

    How about placards, like you would see on a tractor trailer load of chlorine or toxic waste?

    • LOL: Bite Moi
  45. @Bite Moi

    Those MLK signs are the best thing to ever happen to White people. You don’t want to be Clark Griswald from the movie Vacation. I doubt if today’s orcs would satisfy themselves with just stealing your hubcaps and some of your luggage from the roof rack.

    • Agree: Bite Moi
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