04/13/18

Gun Violence, The Media, and White Privilege

With all the media coverage surrounding recent shootings involving schools and the latest call to stricter gun laws, I am appalled at the level of attention that has been given to these shootings. These are tragedies, each and every one. I applaud the students in Florida for taking action and making their voices heard. The hypocrisy of the media is inexcusable.

First of all, the media has given far more attention to these tragedies than they do any other gun related homicide. The only gun violence stories you will see on the national news networks are stories that involve shock value. Local and regional news even leave something to be desired in this area. News services and news channels decide what stories are “newsworthy” or not.

Now for the harsh reality of this situation. This is just another case of white privilege in action and media hypocrisy. We wait until this problem hits white suburbia. Children of inner cities and other non white neighborhoods have been deemed collateral damage of gun violence for too long. They are victims just like these white kids that are now crying, “Enough!” Accept the voices of these slain children will not be heard. The media counts them as gang combatants “offing” each other. When a non-white child is killed because they get caught in the line of fire in a shooting, the media gives a body count for the incident and it’s on to the next story. These children, that are murdered have no voice, no one tells their stories, and frankly the media doesn’t care! These victims of gun violence bleed just as red as those slain at Columbine, Sandy Hook, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas. However, the government will not hear their stories, and the media will not tell the stories of these fallen who avoid trouble, work hard in school, and of their other successes. These victims will be laid to rest and conveniently forgotten by everyone except for those that knew and loved them.

12/26/16

Drexel University’s Racist Propagandist

While scrolling through my post-Christmas news this morning I read the story about a Drexel University associate professor’s white genocide comments that sparked the public’s ire, and led to Drexel University officials publicly condemning the tweet.

The associate professor, George Ciccariello-Maher, tweeted “all I want for Christmas is white genocide”. The university issued this statement on Christmas day “Drexel became aware today of Associate Professor George Ciccariello-Maher’s inflammatory tweet, which was posted on his personal Twitter account on Dec. 24, 2016,” reads the statement from Drexel University officials. “While the university recognizes the right of its faculty to freely express their thoughts and opinions in public debate, Professor Ciccariello-Maher’s comments are utterly reprehensible, deeply disturbing, and do not in any way reflect the values of the university. The university is taking this situation very seriously. We contacted Ciccariello-Maher today to arrange a meeting to discuss this matter in detail.” Ciccariello-Maher followed up with the tweet: “To clarify: when the whites were massacre during the Haitian revolution, that was a good thing indeed,”

Ciccariello-Maher is an associate professor specializing in social movements, racism, prisons, law enforcement in the U.S. and particularly in Latin America. According to email correspondence with him from Inside Higher Ed, Ciccariello-Maher claimed the tweets were “satirical”, and commented that he received hundreds of death threats.

He went on to claim it as an imagery concept about white supremacists, and that we need to do our research. He added in further statements that the statement by Drexel University was “chilling” and “While upholding my right to free expression, the statement refers to my (satirical) tweets as ‘utterly reprehensible,” he said.” On the university level, moreover, this statement — despite a tepid defense of free speech — sends a chilling message and sets a frightening precedent. It exposes untenured and temporary faculty not only to internal disciplinary scrutiny, but equally importantly, it encourages harassment as an effective means to impact university policies.”

The associate professors twitter account has been set to private and his poison can no longer be viewed. I have done my research Ciccariello-Maher, and you are a liar in the first degree! Ciccariello-Maher, you are the racist, you are the instigator to public turmoil in our U.S. society. If you don’t like white people (and it’s wholly obvious you don’t) then stop making your living teaching them your racism! Go to your beloved Latin American failed countries and promote your hate there. You’re unbridled “gas-bag” rhetoric is what is wrong with our higher education system! You condemn white people for speaking their opinion, but you think you should be able to call for, and wish for white genocide and expect your hatred and caustic speech to be protected! You are nothing more than an educated associate professor promoting racism, bigotry, racial genocide, killing, and hatred. Research genocide gas-bag, it means killing, and that’s what you promoted by that tweet. If any white people are murdered because of the statements you made you can be prosecuted and imprisoned! Research that! You cannot instigate murder (genocide) without repercussions.

You say you have received hundreds of death threats? I don’t believe you! Because you are one of the progressive-liberal minded educators, you have adopted the tactic of deception, and deceit to promote your hate. Your claims of death threats are likely “fake news”, and you know it. The real tax paying, family-minded, conservative white people do not believe the lies anymore! We became aware of these liberal and progressive tactics 3 years ago. In your twisted mind you think that only white people can be racists. This is because racists have educated and brainwashed you. You twist your historical facts based on opinions you have learned through your teacher’s racist lies. You closed your mind to the warmth of love and racial equality early in your childhood, supplanting it with the poisonous seeds of your racist teachers, and forming your own racism. You are like Barack Obama in that way,… a trained and learned racist.

After tweeting your caustic words you actually think that Drexel University should not have the power to discipline you! More of that liberal progressive thinking! You work for them at their pleasure fool! I hope they terminate your position with them. I hope your students turn their back to you in class. Here is Drexel Universities Social Media Policy (I did the research, maybe you should have). I hate the fact that a tenured professor can spew anything he wants with no fallout. Tenures should be done away with as well. You are the worst kind of racist because you actually believe the racism that you promote against whites is justifiable!

I hope that any offended parties sue you and bankrupt you into obscurity! George Ciccariello-Maher, you are a racist, a hater, and you suck! You should just crawl into your hole with the other hater liberal-progressives!

NEW INFORMATION: 12/27/2016 —  Now Ciccariello-Maher has given his rebuttal to the criticism by the public of his racist statements,… and what do you think it is? He says the white critics are racists! Exactly like I said he would! I knew he would blame his critics for his statement as if we were flapping his racist jaws for him! George Ciccariello-Maher you are not an academic in any viable discipline,… no, you are merely a cowering little professor of racism in that you profess your own racism. Then you twist criticism against you as racist. Your like a little baby shaking a ring of plastic keys, throwing them on the floor expecting mommy to pick them up and give them back to you. Your not a baby, and you don’t get your keys back, racist!