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Some professors at La Tech walk
out of Robertson recognition at graduation

KNOE News (Monroe, LA), by Brandon Rodgers

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Posted By:ruready?, 5/26/2014 4:59:35 PM

RUSTON - On Friday afternoon, a group of Louisiana Tech students involved in Prism, the organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students and their allies on campus, were alerted to the fact that the university would honor Phil Robertson from the popular reality TV show Duck Dynasty at the commencement ceremony held on Saturday. Students only found out about Robertson’s role in commencement from faculty members, who also found out about the award the day before the ceremony.Only a few months ago, Robertson came under fire for anti-LGBT comments in his interview with

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Tolerance for other views is a hallmark of liberalism. I don´t have a clue what ideology these professors are following. If I was in charge of LA Tech, I would invite Bobby Jindal to campus and we both would explain to these professor´s who´s who and what´s what. It might take 15 years to get rid of those that dug their heels in, but that clock would start ticking. Similar to Catherine Engelbrecht, they´d find out they´d messed with the wrong redneck.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: obdurate, 5/26/2014 5:08:12 PM     (No. 9862642)

La Tech, not a top tier school.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart, 5/26/2014 5:08:55 PM     (No. 9862643)

Nobody cares.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scribelus, 5/26/2014 5:17:29 PM     (No. 9862650)

And the moral tone of the ceremony immensely improved!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LouD, 5/26/2014 5:23:40 PM     (No. 9862652)

"Tolerance for other views is a hallmark of liberalism." What gave you that idea, OP? INtolerance for others would be correct. RE Harry Reid, Pelosi, Hussein Obama, etc, etc. If you said ignorance and prejudice is a liberal hallmark, I would agree. Ask Sarah Palin if libs are tolerant of her views. Or any other pub.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ASAvet, 5/26/2014 5:28:03 PM     (No. 9862655)

Liberals, especially young, brain-dead university types, are particularly proud of their tolerance for their own intolerance.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Evocatus, 5/26/2014 5:39:23 PM     (No. 9862664)

How many walked out? Three, or four?? Don´t let the door hit you in the tail.

When the sympathetic media does not report the body count of the walk-outs, it´s usually because it´s a pitifully small number.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: columba, 5/26/2014 5:46:20 PM     (No. 9862670)

What it boils down to is this: Mentally ill people are obsessed with proving that they are not mentally ill. Thus, the homosexuals now have political power and they will darn will silence anyone who does not buy into the lie.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 5/26/2014 5:46:58 PM     (No. 9862672)

I have no problem with these rude and narrow-minded bigots walking out. They didn´t deserve to be in the same room with a patriot and gentleman like Mr. Robertson.

All I can say to these idiots is "don´t let the door hit you where the good Lord (who you clearly don´t believe in anyway) split you"!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/26/2014 5:49:13 PM     (No. 9862676)

Why didm´t the Brown Shirts disrupt the affair like they have all over the country.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bmw50, 5/26/2014 5:56:49 PM     (No. 9862681)

We are witnessing "Dictatorship of Relativism"

1. With everybody having a different opinion on what is moral and a need for everyone to just get along; moral relativism has made great inroads into our society and culture.
2. For the sake of peace, many people have decided that they will let each other embrace the vice of their choice, with no one criticizing or judging the other. "I will not judge you if you don’t judge me". "You do whatever you want so I can do whatever I want."
3. Benjamin Franklin said, “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom”. But our nation is abandoning God and His morals and values; virtue has become more rare and the only way people of vice can get along is to embrace secularism and moral relativism.
4. That’s fine until a Christian shows up embracing the moral values of our Creator and claims there are absolutes, there is right and wrong. When that happens, they are the odd person in a culture that has chosen to let everybody believe and live however they want. They are attacked merciless; called racists, bigots, homophobes and hypocrites. They are judged condemned and found guilty of a crime not committed, hence the term Dictatorship of Relativism. They must be made to conform or everyone is found guilty and "sinful".
5. Benjamin is right, as well as many other Founders, and it is being proved every day as the world sinks deeper into debt, despair, hatred and evil (sin).
6. Christians are the only people left on this earth that can actually help a nation be united, prosper, grow, remain stable and practice true freedom. But the world has a vested interest in silencing those who proclaim truth, values and virtue.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 5/26/2014 5:57:22 PM     (No. 9862682)

Celebrate Diversity!!!! So long as it´s your type of diversity. Hypocrites.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 5/26/2014 5:58:12 PM     (No. 9862685)

Tim West (EQLA) "The views held by Robertson are not the views held by all Louisianians.”

Tim is right. Many have even stronger views against homosexuality than Phil Robertson, and their views aren´t tempered with love for their souls and prayers for their repentance.

Another thing - it´s very doubtful that all of the Robertson money LA Tech gets is denied to the benefit of any student - including homosexuals.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ocjim, 5/26/2014 6:13:01 PM     (No. 9862693)

La Tech? Is that some kind of Frenchie school? What happened to la tolerance at la Tech?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sternben, 5/26/2014 6:57:03 PM     (No. 9862723)

Having those useful idiots walk out should be considered an honor.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Penney, 5/26/2014 6:59:14 PM     (No. 9862725)

´Liberal´ PC profs have become everything contrary to what that definition once meant & everything which these academics probably protested against in their own youth. They display no common decency, no respect, no grace, and they certainly do not exemplify authentic, ´liberal,´ role models. This simply was shameful behavior especially by supposed leaders of students. ...´Community agitators,´ are NOT, ´´peacemakers!´´

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Keekng, 5/26/2014 7:28:02 PM     (No. 9862749)

Super! Their hatred wasn´t needed anyways.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: melanie, 5/26/2014 7:36:51 PM     (No. 9862754)

Keep walking, twits.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: planetgeo, 5/26/2014 8:22:42 PM     (No. 9862776)

Actually, classical liberalism was indeed tolerant. The problem is that it was hijacked by ideological leftists, and once they achieved control, they made sure that only their views were tolerated. Any and all speech that didn´t support their agenda would then be deemed hate speech, and would be suppressed or outlawed.

Those of us who were classical liberals saw the corruption of of original values and left. Now we´re in the vanguard of those fighting these liberal fascists.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: reilly, 5/26/2014 8:55:23 PM     (No. 9862789)


The Robertsons are used to quacks.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 5/26/2014 9:08:16 PM     (No. 9862795)

By doing so, they honoured him even further.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 5/26/2014 9:38:44 PM     (No. 9862816)

Where are the stories of the "intolerant" conservatives walking out on the plethora of far-left looney speakers across the country?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Rat Patrol, 5/26/2014 9:45:40 PM     (No. 9862821)

The only reason these professors are able to teach is because guys like Phil Robertson donate buildings.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 5/26/2014 9:49:32 PM     (No. 9862823)

I´m sure no one but the reporters cared.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: joew9, 5/26/2014 10:54:44 PM     (No. 9862862)

"Some professors at La Tech walk out"
The big problem is they eventually come back.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Shells, 5/26/2014 11:23:43 PM     (No. 9862881)

I propose that we replace the monicker ´Professor,´ with the more apt, ´Sanctimonious Jerkwad.´

As in, Sanctimonious Jerkwad James Jones earned his degree in sociology while studying populations that still dance around naked while worshiping tree bark. His higher education at a state funded university was financed by you, the generous taxpayer.

Let God sort these obnoxious tools out.


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Reply 26 - Posted by: Doctor P, 5/27/2014 8:48:05 AM     (No. 9863099)

Many faculty contracts require them to attend such functions as graduation.

If they walk out then they have failed to live up to their end of the contract and the state should take the appropriate actions

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