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Sun Nov 27, 2016, 11:38 AM

Don't go to college. Start web site to hound liberal teachers

I am sickened by the news that the wingnuts under the banner of Turning Point USA just started a web site to hound teachers and professors they claim are too liberal and anti-American.

From DailyKos:

"New conservative website lists professors accused of liberal bia and anti-American values"

Link:
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/11/27/1604471/-New-conservative-website-lists-professors-accused-of-liberal-bias-and-anti-American-values

The front man (kid) behind this website and Turning Point USA is Charlie Kirk. He’s never been to college.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/03/the-21-year-old-becoming-a-major-player-in-conservative-politics/451110/

From the article:
Kirk's 21 years old (I got t-shirts older than that) and was encouraged NOT to go to college

(so WTF does he know about any of this anyway. He's never BEEN to college)

Nor does he seem particularly curious about education
SNIP From Article
Kirk didn't end up going to college in 2012. He's now enrolled part-time at New York's King's College, taking online classes at night after he has finished his executive director duties. He doesn't seem particularly committed, casually saying he'll get his degree "in due time."
END SNIP

His group claims to have raised a million bucks. When pressed to see the tax records for the group, it should come as no surprise, his sugar daddy back pedals for him.


Wingnut welfare sponsors of Charlie Kirk

The sugar daddies* who decided to put their money behind Charlie Kirk are listed below.

• Bill Montgomery
• Peter Huizenga, who chairs investment firm Huizenga Capital Management, in Oak Brook, Illinois, and gave $50,000 to Turning Point last year,
• Mary Ellen, office assistant at Huizenga Capital Management (Mary Ellen, if you are being held hostage, learn Morse code, then blink out SOS if you’re on film, or tap it out using an eraser if you’re on the phone.)

Another sponsor of this wingnut welfare is “put an aspirin between your knees sluts” Foster Freiss.

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20150507/NEWS02/150509859/this-boy-wonder-is-building-a-conservative-moveon-org-in-a-lemont-garage

(Bloomberg) — Charlie Kirk was just about to leave the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa when he spotted the multimillionaire investor Foster Friess in a stairwell. Kirk, who was 18 and fresh out of high school, had spent weeks memorizing the names and faces of the top 25 Republican political donors in case he found himself in just such a situation. He grabbed Friess into a handshake, took a nervous breath, and began his elevator pitch.
Instead of going to college, he wanted to start a grass-roots organization to rival liberal groups such as MoveOn.org, which offer Democratic candidates a standing army of volunteer activists. All he needed, Kirk told Friess, was cash.
Friess, who'd just blown $2.1 million on a failed quest to help Rick Santorum win the GOP presidential nomination, handed over his business card. Three weeks later, Kirk had a five-figure check. “He impressed me with his capacity to lead, intelligence, and love for America,” Friess says. “I instantly knew I wanted to support him.”


Those of us without a penis may remember Foster Friess. He was the guy who advised women to put an aspirin between their knees, or some such woman-hating nonsense.

Foster Friess: In my day, 'gals' put aspirin 'between their knees' for contraception
http://www.politico.com/blogs/burns-haberman/2012/02/foster-friess-in-my-day-gals-put-aspirin-between-their-knees-for-contraception-114730

*Some people call this stuff wingnut welfare.
**Hat tip to the DUer who started original discussion on this insanity:
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141625478

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theaocp Nov 2016 #1
DK504 Nov 2016 #3
shraby Nov 2016 #2
elleng Nov 2016 #4
suegeo Nov 2016 #7
elleng Nov 2016 #8
suegeo Nov 2016 #10
Squinch Nov 2016 #5
suegeo Nov 2016 #11
suegeo Nov 2016 #6
elleng Nov 2016 #9

Response to suegeo (Original post)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 11:46 AM

1. and it's not just "liberal" teachers

...it's whoever the fuck they disagree with as a teacher. This shit is seriously dangerous.

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Response to theaocp (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 12:16 PM

3. I'm sure

he'll start burning books soon. Welkkkome to Trump's Amerikkka.

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Response to suegeo (Original post)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 11:47 AM

2. I said before on the other thread about this, put all the professors from all the universities

on the list. Let the idiots who started the site sort them out, and also let the conservative ones argue that they are conservative even though they made the list.

edited to add:
This is what's called "information overload". Another thought, toss in a few from foreign universities for good measure. They most likely will have "foreign-sounding" names, and therefore will be automatically suspicious. Let the idiots try to check those out to keep them busy. Just don't name any universities, let them try to guess who belongs to which one.

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Response to suegeo (Original post)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 12:42 PM

4. 'was encouraged NOT to go to college ' by WHOM?

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Response to elleng (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 12:55 PM

7. By Bill Montgomery

From the Atlantic article that's linked
The first time Bill Montgomery met Charlie Kirk, then 18 years old, he gave him advice a fresh high school grad rarely hears.

"You can't go to college!" Montgomery, then in retirement after a career in marketing, recalled telling him.


I am trying to find out who these sugar daddies are. The Peter guy, I just added info in this post.

I have no idea who Bill Montgomery is, perhaps a former assistant wrestling coach along with the ex-speaker of the house from Illinois (Denny Hastert) who sexually assulted little boys while a high school wrestling coach.

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Response to suegeo (Reply #7)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 01:07 PM

8. ditto, but I have seen the name huizinga somewheres.

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Response to elleng (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 01:10 PM

10. Here's Bill Montgomery's linked in page

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-montgomery-50137632

He is on the board of this fascist Turning Point group that his puppet Charlie Kirk heads up

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Response to suegeo (Original post)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 12:48 PM

5. Wasn't this how Pol Pot started?

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Response to Squinch (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 01:12 PM

11. Isn't it Paul Pot?

Just joking. I remember reading "Paul Pot" on some garbage right-wing clap trap web site/discussion. I think the commenter was seriously that stupid, not just trolling.

Ah memories!

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Response to suegeo (Original post)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 12:51 PM

6. Peter Huizenga, sugar daddy

Waste Management was his family company, goes way back.

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20051015/ISSUE02/100024636/huizenga

Waste Management, I vaguely remember something corrupt about them. Google is my friend.

On edit: Yep, they're crooked.
https://www.sec.gov/news/headlines/wastemgmt6.htm

The SEC has a liberal bias I guess.

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Response to suegeo (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 27, 2016, 01:08 PM

9. Oh, the SEC, definitely!

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