By Kimberly Bloom Jackson
Like clockwork, celebrities are once again threatening to leave America. This time, it’s if Donald Trump wins the Presidency. I say, good riddance. Don’t let the big door of freedom and prosperity hit you in the butt on the way out.
Nevertheless, let’s amuse ourselves for a moment with a quick peek at some of their crazy proclamations:
1) Samuel L. Jackson: On Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jackson warned, “If that motherf—ker becomes president, I’m moving my black ass to South Africa.” Shamefully, this is the same racially militant man who also admitted that he “really wanted” the San Bernardino terrorists to be white.
2) George Lopez: “There’s enough racists in this country for him to get elected,” Lopez propagandized to TMZ. “If he wins, he won’t have to worry about immigration. We’ll all go back.” Luckily, we’ve all caught on to this overused Alinsky-style tactic of calling people “racists,” a tactic used by real racists to deflect attention and control desired outcomes. Perhaps Lopez should instead chastise all those individuals, like Samuel L. Jackson, who admitted to voting for President Obama because of the color of his skin.
3) Cher: Naturally, using complete capitalization, Cher Tweeted, “If he were to be elected, I’m moving to Jupiter.” Personally, I wouldn’t be surprised if after she gets there she stars in her own reality show—a remake of Schoolhouse Rock’s “Interplanet Janet.”
By Chris Nuelle. This article was originally published at Campus Reform.
The Stanford Review’s petition to bring Western Civilization courses back to Stanford has been met with some backlash.
Western Civilization courses have been absent from Stanford’s curriculum since the 1980’s when, according to a New York Times article, Rev. Jesse Jackson marched with students to remove the courses. Jackson, along with students, chanted “hey hey, ho ho, Western culture’s got to go.” Protesters complained that the Western culture course had “European-Western and male bias,” and “sexist and racist stereotypes.”
Seeing the importance of Western Civ courses, The Stanford Review released a manifesto and a petition to bring these courses back, arguing that “interrelated trends at Stanford, both recent and long-term, compel us to act now to reinstate a Western Civilization requirement.”
The manifesto that precedes the petition covers a multitude of ideas and puts the necessity for Western Civ course in context of the recent events at Yale and Mizzou, noting that “the West’s history of colonization and racial oppression is also essential to understanding why the events at Yale and Mizzou arose in the first place.
The Review’s manifesto acknowledges issues with Western civilization in general, noting that “Some students object that a singular focus on Western Civilization would glorify the blights of Western history like colonization and slavery. These blights are undeniable and cannot be neglected on a syllabus.
Read more at Campus Reform.
How do college students define the American dream? Brace yourself.
This video was originally posted at Campus Reform on March 4, 2016.
QUESTION: What ever happened to the days when people had dignity, a strong work ethic, and an appetite for achieving the American dream?