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Students vote to give blacks free
tuition at Western Kentucky University

Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/20/2017 9:26:22 PM

The student government at Western Kentucky University on Tuesday voted in favor of giving free tuition to black students. The school’s Student Government Associationpassed a resolution by 19-10 supporting slavery reparations for black students in the form of free tuition and free access to the public Bowling Green campus. The resolution also recommends that the university create a task force to “assess the feasibility of test-optional admissions and geographically-weighted admissions,” claiming that some standardized testing poses a disadvantage for needy students and perpetuates inequality and “white supremacy,” The Bowling Green Daily News reported. “We demand reparations for the systemic denial of access to

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Tucker Carlson is now interviewing Andrea Ambam mentioned in the article. It´s causing my blood pressure to rise to very unhealthy levels. Since giving them so much free stuff has worked out so well why not give them more. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bluefindad, 4/20/2017 9:39:24 PM     (No. 11228548)

My daughter attended a private Christian university and they kept on raising the tuition. At the onset of her last semester, they raised it again. After several phone calls I had the opportunity to speak with the CFO. She said that she understood my concern and that the tuition was vastly exceeding increases in earnings. On the other hand, she said that a large portion of the increase was going to grants for students from poorer families. I said in no ambiguous terms "So, in effect, you´re making me pay for others without my knowledge or consent."

Without deference, she responded "Yes, that´s pretty much what it amounts to."
My daughter finished her degree at another school.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Troutgreen, 4/20/2017 9:40:50 PM     (No. 11228549)

Good idea. Just add the cost to the snowflakes tuition.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Shadow722, 4/20/2017 9:47:09 PM     (No. 11228552)

Well, now that they passed it, the University should just pass the cost of each black student on to the tuition of each of the white students that voted for it....

Problem solved....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/20/2017 9:47:16 PM     (No. 11228553)

I have no problem with ´free´ college as long as the school does not use tax dollars to pay for it. The college should not charge tuition, the book companies offer the books at their own expense, the professors teach for no pay, the parking, dorms, health fees and assorted ancillary costs are provided ´free´. Everyone involved offers their knowledge and wares for nothing. That would be free college!!

Will colleges large and small who agree please come forward and show yourselves....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/20/2017 9:51:16 PM     (No. 11228556)

Then the student government can pay for it. We are not having this voting to have someone else pay for it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nimby, 4/20/2017 9:55:31 PM     (No. 11228561)

Student government? Is it like play acting the school administration for a day?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mc squared, 4/20/2017 9:59:12 PM     (No. 11228564)

Does the school accept even a dime of tax money? Unequal under the law.

Case closed.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: MamaElephant, 4/20/2017 10:03:40 PM     (No. 11228571)

Like a mortgage disclosure form, each university should have to provide a disclosure form to every student not receiving free tuition, which shows exactly how much providing "free" tuition costs them, as an individual. A separate line-item can show the amortized cost of their contribution, assuming they take the maximum allowed time to pay off their student loans. The cost should then be compared to the average starting salary of graduates in their major. A little reality, please!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Island Life, 4/20/2017 10:16:49 PM     (No. 11228576)

Are the parents of the white students aware that they are funding education for the black students? If you want continue to increase the racial divide introduced to us by BHO, then just keep on keeping on.

I resent it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Madman2, 4/20/2017 10:18:13 PM     (No. 11228578)

This can´t last for long. In one or two years the school will be overwhelmed by an influx of new black students looking for free tuition. In short order the costs for non-black students will escalate so that soon it will become an all-black campus with no one paying tuition and it will collapse on itself. As Margaret Thatches famously said "The trouble with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people´s money."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: provide, 4/20/2017 10:49:10 PM     (No. 11228595)

I guess the students on athletic scholarships should stop playing.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 4/20/2017 10:52:04 PM     (No. 11228598)

The degrees from this University will be worthless, might as well attend Truck Masters

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 4/20/2017 10:52:58 PM     (No. 11228599)

Stupid move. Whitey will be viewed as a caregiver providing for blacks who cannot take care of themselves. Blacks will rightfully resent it. This fixes nothing.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: FLCracker, 4/20/2017 10:56:51 PM     (No. 11228602)

Define "Black."

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Bugboy, 4/20/2017 10:57:17 PM     (No. 11228603)

Since this is based on the assumption that the blacks alive today, that will get the free tuitions, are the direct relatives of slaves and to make this anything but a one-sided racist scheme, let me propose the following.

Every white person that had relatives that fought for the Union to free the slaves receive the same reparation free tuition.

I had 18 relatives who fought for the Union and 3 who died in that conflict. They gave their lives so blacks in 2017 can have free tuition.

Doesn´t that seem fair?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/20/2017 11:22:52 PM     (No. 11228624)

So, which students were slaves ?
This is clear discrimination. If they allow this, two things should happen: white students leave and a 1099 to the students who get a free education.

It will become another "historically black college" so the Obola´s can speak there.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: droopydog, 4/20/2017 11:28:05 PM     (No. 11228632)

Go Groundhogs! ...or whatever

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Newtsche, 4/20/2017 11:32:06 PM     (No. 11228639)

Slouching towards Gomorrah.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jobe, 4/20/2017 11:32:46 PM     (No. 11228640)

So, to those foolish enough to accede to the demands for "reparations", my Scottish Granny´s admonition, "A fool and his money are soon parted" still holds true.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 4/20/2017 11:32:54 PM     (No. 11228641)

Doesn´t this have about as much weight as the University´s "Mock United Nations" deciding that Israel must be returned to Palestinian control??

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 4/20/2017 11:36:26 PM     (No. 11228648)

Students, on taxpayer loans to pay for their tuition and with no income or jobs, vote for working Americans to pay for blacks tuition! Just shows, you don´t have to be intelligent, to attend college!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Tianne, 4/21/2017 12:24:35 AM     (No. 11228674)

So, this resolution is actually meant as a "conversation starter".

A good start would be to explain the need for this unlawful part of the resolution: "free access for all black people (including undocumented, currently and formerly incarcerated people....)".



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Reply 23 - Posted by: mean Gene, 4/21/2017 1:24:21 AM     (No. 11228703)

Every High School senior in this entire country should apply to this college.

On the line asking for race they should write, "I IDENTIFY as black."

Let the administrators sort through it.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dvc, 4/21/2017 2:11:47 AM     (No. 11228715)

"The students voted....." Right up there with, "the trees wanted", in my book.

That in one hand and a cow patty in the other, try to decide which is most useful. Hint: It will be the cow patty.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: rocco49, 4/21/2017 3:20:06 AM     (No. 11228735)

I be´s a slave, where dem raparations at?


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Reply 26 - Posted by: belwhatter, 4/21/2017 4:05:02 AM     (No. 11228737)

It seems to be a generally accepted idea that continuing one´s education at a college is a right whether one has the brain power or not, and that it should also be provided free of charge, the perfect recipe for system abuse.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Spidey, 4/21/2017 5:32:03 AM     (No. 11228750)

Another case of liberals sticking their nose under the tent.Before long,whites will be the only ones paying tuition. I wouldn´t have a problem if they were majoring in something useful to the county but stuff like that is too hard for the to learn

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Reply 28 - Posted by: LaVallette, 4/21/2017 5:43:47 AM     (No. 11228757)

Presumably all white students at this University will be required to pay double the tuition fees to pay for the "reparation" they owe to black "jump the merit test" students.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 4/21/2017 7:35:54 AM     (No. 11228815)

All blacks as well as all of the other snowflakes should get a job, save money and pay for their own collage.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: cheeflo, 4/21/2017 11:53:47 AM     (No. 11229060)

This is merely moral preening on the part of the student government. They have no authority or power to dictate policy. And the likelihood of the school actually implementing a program like this is slim to none.

Too bad they aren´t actually learning anything. But they feel great about themselves.

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New York Times, by Charles M. Blow    Original Article
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Donald Trump is the reigning king of American victimhood. He is unceasingly pained, injured, aggrieved. The primaries were unfair. The debates were unfair. The general election was unfair. “No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly,” he laments. People refuse to reach past his flaws — which are legion! — and pat him on the back. People refuse to praise his minimal effort and minimal efficacy. They refuse to ignore that the legend he created about himself is a lie. People’s insistence on truth and honest appraisal is so annoying. It’s all so terribly unfair.


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