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´Speaking truth to power´:
Christine Blasey Ford nominated
for UNC Distinguished Alumna Award

Washington Times, by Victor Morton

Original Article

Posted By:Ribicon, 10/10/2018 9:53:28 AM

Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser has been nominated by her alma mater for its distinguished alumna award for “speaking truth to power.” According to a report in CNN, Christine Blasey Ford is being pushed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Distinguished Alumna Award because she was “speaking truth to power” when she publicly accused then-Judge Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Jennifer Ho, a professor of English at UNC, stated in her letter nominating Ms. Blasey Ford that her testimony “was something that was extraordinary in how ordinary it was: she told the truth about a sexual assault she experienced

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The aptly named Prof. Jennifer Ho found a way to further damage the UNC brand. Ho here says the disproved molestation was real; should she be liable for libel?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: seamusm, 10/10/2018 9:55:47 AM     (No. 11791815)

Dear God! An award for lying. Yet another example of the ethical and cultural wasteland that is modern academia.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bison65, 10/10/2018 9:57:43 AM     (No. 11791819)

If I were Chrissy I would be P!ssed. Jug Ears did far less than she and got a Nobel prize.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: cThree, 10/10/2018 9:59:24 AM     (No. 11791825)

Where´s that Jack Nicholson clip when you need it?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 10/10/2018 10:02:23 AM     (No. 11791830)

Kind of remenisant of the socialists in Norway handing Obama the Nobel Peace Prize for doing nothing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: columba, 10/10/2018 10:03:56 AM     (No. 11791833)

This kind of vomit is the main reason I have cut my news intake to almost zero.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/10/2018 10:05:07 AM     (No. 11791838)

Have a look at the article by Steve Sailer posted just above this one.

The spirit of the age cries out for tales of victimization, and, unsurprisingly, the supply has grown to meet the skyrocketing demand. What does it say about our culture that we just witnessed a professor of psychology be vastly praised for testifying to a purported chain of events without any additional evidence emerging that it wasn’t all just in her head?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 10/10/2018 10:05:46 AM     (No. 11791840)

Is anyone else annoyed by the democrat ´truth to power´ cliché?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: amylu, 10/10/2018 10:08:20 AM     (No. 11791845)

Well, isn´t that special?

Ummm...except for one thing: Latest I heard, noone has stepped forward to corroborate her story, so the "truth" has sorta oozed out of CBF´s "power balloon"

Too, bad...so sad.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: HerbVA, 10/10/2018 10:10:36 AM     (No. 11791851)

Jennifer “Ho”?

Perhaps a nom de plume for the English teacher/ fantasy writer.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: vingoombatz, 10/10/2018 10:15:02 AM     (No. 11791863)

I would vote for an Emmy. Her performance as "Professor Baby Voice" was spot on.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SALady, 10/10/2018 10:18:01 AM     (No. 11791874)

In the world of LIE-beral INDOCTRINATION, she is a SAINT!!!!

She LIED!!!!! Her lies almost cost an "evil white conservative male" a seat on the Supreme Court!!!!!! That is taking the theory of the LIE-beral Mantra "the ENDS always justify the MEANS!!!!!" to it´s highest level!!!! Since this allows LIE-berals to lie, cheat, steal, and even kill, to get and keep power, she is the perfect LIE-beral!!!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Shmowry1, 10/10/2018 10:24:35 AM     (No. 11791881)

Wow. Yea, she’s really suffering from speaking out. Lot of courage.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 10/10/2018 10:35:34 AM     (No. 11791899)

Juanita Broaddrick, Paula Jones, and Kathleen Willey are not in the running.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears, 10/10/2018 10:49:50 AM     (No. 11791919)

Of course she is... It makes the award so much more meaningful... or possibly not.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Krause, 10/10/2018 10:50:12 AM     (No. 11791920)

How about the Lacrosse Team accuser? She should be deserving too.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: steveW, 10/10/2018 10:53:01 AM     (No. 11791927)

Pretty soon they´ll be handing out the "Has Killed The Most Republicans" award. I´m not kidding.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Northcross, 10/10/2018 10:55:42 AM     (No. 11791934)

At this point just nominated by some dimwit feminist professor. If UNC follows up and gives her the award, then we can rightfully ridicule that institution.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 10/10/2018 10:58:03 AM     (No. 11791937)

Paula Jones, Juanita Brodrick, Monica Lewinski and Kathleen Wiley must not be UNC alumni.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Troutgreen, 10/10/2018 11:12:48 AM     (No. 11791958)

The word I seem to remember from those describing her testimony was "compelling". So maybe speaking Compellingly to Power can be the new Liberal mantra. They have no use for truth...those pesky facts always get in the way of their agenda.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: vingoombatz, 10/10/2018 11:18:58 AM     (No. 11791968)

You are close. The word was "credible".

So the award should be the "UNC Credible Alumna Award".

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Jobe, 10/10/2018 11:19:10 AM     (No. 11791969)

The woman is a STONE COLD LIAR who perjured herself for the sake of her demented democratic ideology. She and the others such as Watters,Shumer, et al make me sick to my stomach. I am ashamed to be an American if they can also be designated Americans. This bloated specimen concocted a smear designed to at the very least delay the filling of a Supreme Court vacancy until the next election and at most, scuttle the nomination all together. She did not do it alone. These liberals are every bit as bad as the Bolshevics. It´s hard to stop people who have no limit to their indecency.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Aasilver, 10/10/2018 11:19:07 AM     (No. 11791970)

..and the Univ of Illinois awarded the "Ethics in Government" award to Obama.

The Univ are practicing a ´whitewash´ of the crimes of their leaders.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: wendybird, 10/10/2018 11:25:55 AM     (No. 11791980)

If I were an alumnus of UNC, my final donation would have been sent last year.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Condor44, 10/10/2018 11:39:41 AM     (No. 11792000)

Are they both blind and stupid at UNC? This is a severely troubled woman, obviously coached by Feinstein and the dem legal team. They should be ashamed of themselves by using and opening her up to public ridicule.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Plainjane, 10/10/2018 11:41:12 AM     (No. 11792002)

Hopefully UNC Chapel Hill will soon become an all girls school. Our sons are not safe there.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: salt5792, 10/10/2018 11:46:12 AM     (No. 11792021)

She can pick up her award right after she gets her indictment for perjury.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: hotcorner, 10/10/2018 11:46:44 AM     (No. 11792023)

The award should go to Columnist and Radio Host Howie Carr, a truly distinguished UNC alumnus.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/10/2018 11:53:33 AM     (No. 11792035)

#7: Oh yeah! Indication of a lack of mental prowess.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: proactus, 10/10/2018 11:55:21 AM     (No. 11792040)

Christine Alumnus?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Bison65, 10/10/2018 11:57:36 AM     (No. 11792046)

When does Tawana Brawley get her awards.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: AntiStatist, 10/10/2018 12:02:34 PM     (No. 11792055)

Ford may not remember where Chapel Hill is located, so there´s that.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: meidei, 10/10/2018 12:18:27 PM     (No. 11792086)

Little by little - Bad means Good.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ncva, 10/10/2018 12:26:02 PM     (No. 11792096)

As an alumna of UNC-Chapel Hill, this infuriates me and is one of the reasons I do not give to the school´s fund-raising campaigns. Wonder how far university researchers would get if they submitted "their truth" as scientific fact?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: zoidberg, 10/10/2018 1:12:10 PM     (No. 11792159)

Won´t she have to fly there to pick up the award?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 10/10/2018 1:40:31 PM     (No. 11792177)

This ranks right up there with Killer in Chief BH Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Penney, 10/10/2018 1:50:00 PM     (No. 11792188)

There the lefty/lib/dem academics go again, -giving their bogus, ´musical chair,´ awards to their favored political activists &/or pawns. sigh

...dem pols! It´s what they do.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: privateer, 10/10/2018 1:56:40 PM     (No. 11792193)

In her honor, it will now be known as the "Extinguished Calumny Award".

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Dino Sayer, 10/10/2018 2:43:53 PM     (No. 11792224)

Should be "Speaking Lies to Morons"

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Reply 39 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/10/2018 5:09:01 PM     (No. 11792347)

Syracuse University awarded honorary doctorates to:
Dirty Donna Shalala
Cheatin´ Joe Biden

Therefore, UNC should do it for the nutty professor.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: kono, 10/11/2018 12:21:49 PM     (No. 11793189)

#18 fits if it´s stuttering. Because CBF was anything but credible.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: kono, 10/11/2018 12:22:27 PM     (No. 11793190)

Crud, I meant #20. 18 was just fine...

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Moving the goalposts: $15 an
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Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 1/14/2019 4:59:09 PM     Post Reply
The Fight for $15 isn’t living up to its promise. For years, liberals have claimed that the minimum wage needs to increase to $15 an hour to provide a living wage for full-time workers. The stated goal, as socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders writes on his website, is straightforward, “We must ensure that no full-time worker lives in poverty.” In one way, the campaign has been remarkably successful. California and New York are phasing in a statewide $15 an hour minimum wage. Numerous cities, including Seattle, Minneapolis and Washington D.C., have passed $15 an hour minimum wage

Snowpack In The West Has Resisted Climate
Change But That Won´t Last Forever

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KSOR Radio [Ashland, OR], by Erin Ross    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 1/15/2019 10:04:13 AM     Post Reply
For the last 35 years, the snowpack in the West’s mountains has resisted the impacts of global warming. But that could soon change, according to a new study out of Oregon State University. The study, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that although climate change should have caused a steep decrease in snowpack, naturally occurring, decades-long weather variations shielded the Cascades, Sierras and Rockies from some of the effects. Although snow stations have recorded some decline, it hasn’t been statistically significant. But according to the study, without this natural weather variation, snowpack in Oregon could have declined

Kirsten Gillibrand to Colbert:
‘I’m Going to Run’ in 2020

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Daily Beast, by Gideon Resnick    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 1/15/2019 8:07:40 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced on Tuesday that she will form a 2020 presidential exploratory committee, a precursor to officially seeking the Democratic nomination. “I’m filing an exploratory committee for the president of the United States tonight," she said during a taped interview on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. (Snip) Gillibrand mentioned health care, better public schools, taking on institutional racism, and "corruption and greed in Washington" as motivators and goals for her run, noting that her progressive goals cannot be accomplished without confronting those impediments. "I know that I have the compassion, courage, and the fearless determination


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