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To understand just how far gone the country down the rabbit hole of George Floyd-influenced hysteria, there’s no need to follow a white rabbit. You won’t encounter a Mad Hatter or a Cheshire Cat, just continuous reminders of a nation once existing but lost in the tears of Floydism. [Professor sues UCLA after refusing to grade Black students more leniently than peers, Fox News, October 2, 2021]:

An accounting professor at UCLA said he filed a lawsuit against the school after it put him on leave and allegedly threatened to fire him for not grading Black student’s more leniently than their peers.

“Recently, I was suspended from my job for refusing to treat my black students as lesser than their non-black peers,” Gordon Klein wrote in an op-ed titled, “Why I Am Suing UCLA.”

The ordeal began, according to Klein, on June 2, 2020, eight days after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis. A white student emailed Klein asking for a “no harm” final for Black students, meaning low grades would not be counted, in response to “unjust murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd.”

Klein described the proposal as “deeply patronizing and offensive” to Black students and said the email left him “shocked.”

He then responded to the student, who was not named, saying: “Are there any students that may be of mixed parentages, such as half black half-Asian?”

“What do you suggest I do with respect to them? A full concession or just half? Also, do you have any idea if any students are from Minneapolis? I assume that they are probably especially devastated as well. I am thinking that a white student from there might possibly be even more devastated by this, especially because some might think that they’re racist even if they are not,” he recounted in the op-ed, adding that he also included a quote from Martin Luther King Jr.

His response was slammed by students as racist, and a petition circulated calling for his termination that garnered about 20,000 signatures over two days, he said.

The dean of UCLA’s business school launched an investigation, put him on leave and nearly terminated him, according to Klein.

Klein said he was reinstated after nearly three weeks of suspension, “But this story is not over.”

“You see, most of my income comes not from teaching at UCLA but from consulting to law firms and other corporations. Several of those firms dropped me after they got wind that I’d been suspended — the better to put distance between themselves and a ‘racist.’ That cost me the lion’s share of my annual income. The students involved in this escapade may have moved on to other causes. I have not. I’m not sure I ever will,” he explained, saying he filed suit against the University of California system.

UCLA did not immediately respond to Fox News’s request for comment.

“No employee should ever cower in fear of his employer’s power to silence legitimate points of view, and no society should tolerate government-sponsored autocrats violating constitutional mandates,” he added.

A professor is “racist” for refusing to basically pass black students on their final, regardless of how they did.

For this crime, he was put on leave and nearly terminated.

We are way into Floyd’s Wonderland at this point…

How long until being black in America automatically gets a 4.0 grade point average?

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  1. Good! F— it, pass every groid that wants to be an accountant, a vascular surgeon, an astronaut, a civil engineer and whatever regardless of their actual knowledge or qualifications. The sooner more white people get a clue as to the Africanized direction our country is rapidly traveling, the better. Maybe we will have a chance to actually fight back or, at the very least, carve put a genuine homeland for ourselves.

    • Agree: DMZABO
  2. usNthem says:

    This is what the former country known as the United States of America has come to: abdicating virtually everything of value to the utterly worthless, but for some reason, sacred negro. It is amazing and heartbreaking to see a once proud and unmatched people rolling over and just willingly casting it all away – and to what end?
    Way to go White man – history should view this fall as epic and unprecedented – but you were totally complicit and since it will likely be written by planet of the apes, you’ll have been defeated fair and square by sub-humans.

    • Agree: Female in FL
    • Replies: @DMZABO
  3. At least he has the balls to stand up to the school and take the fight to them. Accounting is one field that really can’t be considered to favor one group or another (I know math is considered racist), the books either balance or they don’t. I know there are shady accounting practices, but even those have to balance to hide discrepancies long enough until the house of cards eventually collapses like with Enron or Madoff. On the other hand I would never use an orc accountant or firm that has a large number of orc accountants like H&R Block.

    • Agree: Female in FL
  4. USA1943 says:

    ALL Students should be Graded on MERIT, China now has a Hypersonic Missile and is Surpassing us in Technology, Fabricated Grades wont change that, Hard Work will. And besides if they do that based on race, The whole group will be seen as Affirmative Action Hires which is totally unfair to the exceptions who could make it on Merit.

  5. A.Ryan says:

    “A professor is “racist” for refusing to basically pass black students on their final, regardless of how they did.”

    You cannot be “racist” as the word is being misused as an adjective. Since the word is a noun, the proper sentence would read:

    “A professor is a “racist”…

    Don’t be like the Left and misuse words. Learn proper grammar.

    • Replies: @AnalogMan
  6. most of my income comes .. from consulting to law firms and other corporations.

    I don’t know this guy, nor his clients, students, or what not. Once again taxpayers will be left holding-the-bag, and lawyers will earn hefty fees, due to the actions of public education bureaucrats.

    I am so sick and tired of the Legal state. Its:

    • \$1,000 per hour lawyers,
    • \$2,000 + ‘all expenses paid’ expert witnesses,
    • lifetime-tenured, politically appointed judges who are palsy-walsy, golfing buddies with the lawyers involved,
    • endless depositions taken, and motions filed by, arrogant, \$200K Ivy educated associates (glorified paralegals) accompanied by their \$75/hr paralegals,
    • All the other parasites who get rich off of the system.

    It seems like every year there’s a new, palatial courthouse going up in civic center, with a large, ghastly piece of tax funded, left-wing “art” prominently and permanently situated in front of the bldg.

    But at least this guy has some integrity, in that he was unwilling to give in to idiot leftists by compromising his grading system.

  7. Anonymous[417] • Disclaimer says:

    The (((ACLU))) has filed a lawsuit against oklahoma for its anti-crt laws, saying it’s a violation of the 1st amendment.

    Teachers have the right to teach hate and racism towards Whites they argue, and the State’s Right to set curriculum be damned!!

    The (((ACLU))) just recently sued and won against Oklahoma City for panhandling laws, again muh 1st Amendment, and the City has to pay the (((ACLU))) over a million dollars for their “lawyer” fees for “fighting” against the ordinance, which the (((ACLU))) themselves admit is coming from the Tax Payers but they are fighting that good fight so it’s perfectly fine !!

  8. He should just go along with the stupidity of the system until he can retire. There’s nothing he can do to fight the system on the inside. It’s all coming apart at the seams anyway. He’s much better out of the system where he is free to attack it by exposing he machinations that go on behind closed doors. Those students that have “passed” will only be able to function in a government job where others will do the harder work for them while they just sit on their big black posteriors.

    • Agree: Non PC Infidel
  9. AnalogMan says:

    Hoo, boy. Are we in trouble!

  10. Anon[352] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    The “murders” of Arbery, Taylor, and floyd? All 3 were justified. When is a reporter gonna ask about the whites killed by police which happens at twice the rates of blacks? That’s not a statistical anomaly. That’s the norm. Every year. Chauvin was the sacrificial lamb that cut the balls off every cop in america. The trial just started for the tuxedo a wearing Arbery. I’ve got a horrible feeling those 3 are going away for life. That will in essence make it illegal for a white to defend themselves against a jig trying to take their firearm from them. Im quite certain we are light years beyond a peaceful separation so avoid the melanated at all costs. Let them destroy everything they touch. In the meantime, find others like yourself, come up with a plan, and practice putting it into action.

    • Agree: The OverSeer
    • Replies: @Occasional lurker
  11. @USA1943

    China isn’t surpassing the US in technology, they did years ago. All white’s can do is work towards and hope for a quick end for the mess that is the United States. After the leftists and their pets collapse in the garbage heap of their own making, white people who are made of the right stuff, can start to rebuild.

  12. Anonymous[397] • Disclaimer says:

    Gee, didn’t know that people would want an idiot to do their taxes. Less than one percent of C.P.A.’s are black. Surely the IRS will forgive errors on you tax return, if the preparation was done by an affirmative action accountant. Country gets weirder by the minute.

  13. @USA1943

    I’m sure when the hypersonic missiles start raining down on the US, they will do so equally, and according to demographics. Never mind the obvious targets will be major cities (aka URBAN Centers) and strategic ports. Equal warheads for equal rights. The last tweets before the grid collapses will be some SJW claiming the Chinese are racist because their missile strikes will have disparate impact on blacks and minorities.

  14. ‘How long until being black in America automatically gets a 4.0 grade point average?’

    Don’t they already? What about that black Nike executive who recently admitted he murdered someone in 1965 — and was praised for having borne that burden all these years?

    • Replies: @AR in Illinois
  15. DMZABO says:

    Yes i agree. Most American Whites have have let our ancestors down. What they had sacrificed for , fought for, and spilled much blood for has been just given away to a non deserving group of homicidal maniacs. Did i mention extremely lazy too? well throw that in there as well.

  16. The “soft bigotry of low expectations” has been replaced by the open niggotry of no expectations.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @dindunuffins
  17. @AR in Illinois

    Didn’t hear that one…link?

    I found this, at the BBC:

    They show a picture of him posing with an ugly shoe and he has this smug, “Happy Asshole”, “I Dindu Nuffin” look about him

  18. I’ve told this story before but it fits here perfectly. I once had a friend who taught college level accounting classes and, at one point, the classes became infested with groids that were on some kind of government program. As he said, they couldn’t even do basic math and needed to be in remedial classes. He informed the admin and was told that there was no money for remedial classes and that he’d pass every groid with at least a C even if all they essentially earned was an F. He objected and was told he’d either do it or he’d be fired. His guess was that the school didn’t want to lose the government money they were getting. He quit on the spot. As he said, the groids were taking up the entire class asking stupid questions to such an extent that the students who actually paid to be there and deserved to be there were getting cheated out of what they’d paid for. It also offended him to be ordered to falsify grades and offended him that the school would expect him to sign certificates for the moronic groids saying they’d successfully completed the classes when they hadn’t.

    Stories like this and many others are precisely why I won’t have anything to do with any groid in a so called professional occupation. I don’t care if they have the title. I will always suspect that their title is an unearned one devoid of merit and that they were simply passed along due to skin color.

    • Thanks: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @usNthem
    , @lavoisier
  19. @USA1943

    Don’t worry.The plan is that the USA will always dominate and take over the world because blacks and MUH DIK! That’s how blacks will create META WORLD PEACE! Wakanda forevaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

  20. loren says:

    What is ‘race norming?’
    The issue at stake was the NFL’s practice of using different cognitive baselines for Black and non-Black players when evaluating brain injury claims in the concussion settlement. The practice referred to as “race norming” assumes a lower cognitive baseline for Black players and was applied as the league considered claims in the \$1 billion settlement.

    In short, the practice made it harder for Black players to prove a cognitive deficit associated with football-related brain injuries because it assumed Black players had a lower baseline to begin with. The Associated Press previously reported that the practice was based on criticized medical standards developed in the 1990s.

    Months after vowing to end the practice of “race norming” in the league’s \$1 billion concussion settlement, the NFL reached a legal agreement Wednesday to do so.

    A 46-page agreement between the NFL and retired NFL players was posted on a U.S. District Court online docket in Philadelphia — apparently mistakenly — detailing the deal. The Washington Post reports that the document was later removed as it still needs to undergo review by a judge.

    An attorney for ex-players Kevin Henry and Najeh Davenport confirmed that the plaintiffs agreed to the deal in a statement provided to the Post.

    “We believe that this is a huge win for Black retired players and look forward to discussing it more fully once permitted,” attorney Cy Smith said in a statement.

    NFL attorney Brad Karp also released a statement confirming the agreement.

    “We look forward to the Court’s prompt approval of the agreement, which provides for a race-neutral evaluation process that will ensure diagnostic accuracy and fairness in the Concussion Settlement,” the statement reads.

    GREEN BAY, WI – OCTOBER 9: Running back Najeh Davenport #44 of the Green Bay Packers looks on after being injured against the New Orleans Saints at Lambeau Field on October 9, 2005 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Saints 52-3. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
    Najeh Davenport joined Kevin Henry in a lawsuit that led to Wednesday settlement. (Harry How/Getty Images)

    Lawsuit led to Wednesday’s agreement

    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
    , @lavoisier
  21. Nero says:

    He should of never responded to that goofy email, next time just ignore it and hit the trash can icon! Case Closed!

    • Agree: Lancelot_Link
    • Replies: @Dr. Krieger
  22. @Anon

    Those three had no business chasing Arbery and he would have had a case for self-defense if he had killed one of them before they killed him. Not sorry for them.
    Sorry for Chauvin because the system failed him and he was indeed the sacrificial lamb, but there was no need for that knee there for that length of time on a subject who seemed to have an acute drug and stress induced health problem and was already handcuffed and down. US cops kill far more people even in proportion to the higher violent crime rates than police in other countries.

    • Replies: @Sick 'n Tired
  23. @Nero

    I was thinking the exact same thing. Does this guy live with his head in the sand? To even engage a modern day student on a matter like this, is akin to diving into water full of Great White Sharks.

    It shouldn’t be this way. I don’t like the way it is. But it’s like this. Stepping in front of the Juggernaut is never advised. At least wait for it to pass and THEN try to stick a magnetic mine on it.

  24. lavoisier says:

    The thing about this that is really disturbing is that the proposal to terminate him garnered 20 thousand signatures. While many of these are surely clueless Asian liberals, there are a lot of clueless white liberals who signed this idiotic petition as well.

    Of course the administration caved. When do they not?

    The poor guy with some common sense and moral decency gets screwed over by virtually everyone for merely taking a stand against something obviously racist and absurd.

    Clown world.

  25. usNthem says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    Exactly. Your baseline has to be that any jogger in a primo position (where you realistically wouldn’t expect to see one) is 99.9% AA. Avoid at all costs.

  26. I was working at one of the largest companies in the Fortune 500, while my daughter was attending Berkeley during the 2015 and 2016 riots. A guy named “Based Stick Man” got beat up pretty bad by Antifa. I went to his twitter the next day and posted a “get well soon” message.

    The next day some New York jewish, wanna be, Nazi hunter, posted my photo, with my name, where I worked, and the phone number to my office, on his twitter page saying, “lets get this White Supremacist fired.”

    I argued with twitter for weeks to have it removed and even hired a lawyer, and they would not remove it. It did eventually cost me my job.

    • Replies: @loren
  27. @loren

    I was listening to a podcast with Jay Cutler (former NFL quarterback) as the guest. I always thought he was overrated when I still followed football, but he was quite candid and interesting on the podcast. The host asked him if he thought there were NFL players who didn’t know how to read, and he answered “absolutely, there’s lots of them” without a seconds hesitation.

    This is why there are different cognitive tests for white & black players to determine how addled their brains are after 30 years of playing football.

  28. @Occasional lurker

    The Arbery case coverage was the media trying to spark off the types of riots we ended up with a month later due to St George. They just couldn’t get the fuse lit. The only reason all the chaos didn’t happen a month earlier is due to the camera angles and footage taken during the Arbery shooting wasn’t as good as the Floyd footage, with a White cop being able to be blamed for his “murder” instead of 3 rednecks in Georgia. Now that the Floyd outrage has died down, this trial is being plastered everywhere, like a pot simmering on the back burner suddenly getting the heat turned all the way up.

    Ammo is back on shelves and a wide selection of guns & magazines are back in stores (at least where I’m at), plan accordingly. CZ Scorpions and Ruger PC Chargers are fairly cheap and make nice Christmas gifts. Plus you can get 50 round drums for them.

  29. loren says:

    o m g

    you were doxxed, then fired.

    could you have sued her for slander?

  30. lavoisier says:
    @Non PC Infidel

    I don’t care if they have the title. I will always suspect that their title is an unearned one devoid of merit and that they were simply passed along due to skin color.

    And that is why there is a considerable downside to AA for competent blacks. They get lumped in with their incompetent brethren and their accomplishments questioned.

    There really is no way of knowing the level of competence of black professionals as far too many have earned their positions through AA.

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
    • Replies: @Eternally Antifascist
  31. lavoisier says:

    Force the “woke” NFL owners to suffer the consequences of their public positions.

    There is no such thing as race. All races are created equal and there are no differences in cognitive ability.

    I hope they go broke paying settlements to all “brain-damaged” black football players with IQs of 95 or less.

  32. @lavoisier

    They’ll be paying out to 97% of all former players if they are paying to 95IQ or less

  33. @lavoisier

    You realize that the owners are already wise to this?  They’ll cut their exposure by taking baseline scores of all hires BEFORE they begin their careers, both players and other positions (to measure declines related to age).

    Cheap insurance.

  34. @USA1943

    USA 1943

    You failed to account for one vital factor. The mean value of IQ for the African American is approximately 85. Hard work, no matter how “hard”, will not make any nation competitive with another nation for which the “other” nation’s mean value of IQ of its citizens is more than one standard deviation greater than that of the mean value of IQ of the average African American.

    A poor comparative metaphor might be you asking a high school football team to play a full game against the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football team. It is strictly no contest.

    If “hard work” has any merit as a rough measure of the “quality” of the work performed, then automatically giving a particular segment of a class arbitrarily elevated grades on the final exam for a university course in order to assuage their “hurt” feelings for existing in a technologically competitive society simply degrades all of the actual hard work that capable students have put into mastering the contents of the course and demonstrating such mastery on the final exam.

    The segment of the class that demands special consideration in order to pass the course, by means that indicate that such students cannot pass the course on their own merit, should require that those students be summarily kicked out of the university PERMANENTLY!!!!!!

    • Agree: Mr. Rational
  35. @lavoisier

    Given the mean value of IQ of the average African American and the corresponding standard deviation for that IQ distribution specifically for African Americans, how many AA’s will have an IQ at least greater than 125 so that one could reasonably assume that if such AA were a doctor about to perform a potentially dangerous surgery on your body, you would have some reasonable expectation of some success from the surgery? Probably less than 0.25% of all African Americans would fulfill that value of IQ, or greater!!

    In my opinion, consequently, as a practical matter, irrespective of any paper work that an AA hangs on his office wall, attempting to proclaim his capability based upon his having been matriculated from some educational institution; I make it a habit of having absolutely no interaction with melanin-enriched accountants, lawyers, dentists, or doctors, or educators of whatever academic speciality!!! The probability is greater than 100 to 1 that you will encounter incompetence and stupidity, particularly if you are engaging a professional in one of the work disciplines just listed, along with any type of scientist or engineer!

  36. @Anonymous

    I refuse to go to any black for assistance or hire them on anything, be they a fast food worker, doctor, cab driver, doctor, or lawyer, unless I know them to be competent and not a degenerate. Being a decent individual should be the norm and unfortunately most blacks are indecent and incompetent.

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