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UC Berkeley Instructor: Rural
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Posted By: Lucky5, 11/11/2019 8:51:37 AM

An instructor at UC Berkeley argued that “rural Americans” are “bad people” who have made “bad life decisions” in a tweet that he has since deleted. UC Berkeley instructor Jackson Kernion said that “rural Americans” are “bad people” in a tweet last week. Kernion, a graduate student studying philosophy, has taught ten courses at UC Berkeley over the past few years.

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These are the kind of stories that need to be pointed out. Only two publications ran this. No main stream left wing media. Of course.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: reefdiver 11/11/2019 9:03:04 AM (No. 232031)
Small sample of how academic elites work to destroy the country from within. Of course they have help from media, politicos, et al.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Highlander 11/11/2019 9:03:05 AM (No. 232032)
Idiot. His skull is so full of useless crap from spending a lifetime doing nothing productive but waiting on tables while getting his worthless affirmative action-aided piece of sheepskin with printing on it saying he’s a smart dude!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo 11/11/2019 9:03:54 AM (No. 232034)
It is uncomfrtable living in a rural environment. Water, electricity, gas may all be difficult to obtain. Produce deserts are the norm, not the exception. Driving miles and miles for gas, limited food. Yeah, living in rural America is not the same as living in a large city with all the amenities withn walking distance. But wait, without rural America, there would be Produce deserts in urban America as well as meat, poultry and pork shortages. How important is the rural wayof living? During WW II, urban men were drafted and sent off to war. Rurual men were not drafted and had to have a good reason to be accepted as a volunteer. Why? Someone had to grow food for Americans, the world and our military.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 11/11/2019 9:06:09 AM (No. 232035)
I wonder where this idiot thinks his food comes from.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hershey 11/11/2019 9:10:24 AM (No. 232042)
He thinks his food all comes from the supermarket, wrapped in plastic, and no animals are hurt. And this is the trash that is 'teaching' our children, oh wait, it is Berkley....
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Reply 6 - Posted by: slab 11/11/2019 9:17:48 AM (No. 232048)
At least we 'rural Americans' know enough to keep our livestock within fences so they don't poop in the streets.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Moritz55 11/11/2019 9:18:55 AM (No. 232049)
I wonder how many rural Americans he actually knows.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Newtsche 11/11/2019 9:22:17 AM (No. 232054)
Something went wrong in this guy's upbringing, mom, dad or the village should be ashamed. He's missing some essential components.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 11/11/2019 9:26:17 AM (No. 232056)
I was going to say exactly what #4 said, except change "idiot" to "jackass," as that seemed much more appropriate.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 11/11/2019 9:27:28 AM (No. 232057)
Arrogant, ignorant elitist. This is what we're dealing with, folks.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Krause 11/11/2019 9:33:49 AM (No. 232064)
Doesn't make UC Berkley look too good.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Borderboy 11/11/2019 9:39:43 AM (No. 232067)
En vino veritas.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Clinger 11/11/2019 9:45:56 AM (No. 232074)
What's you plan for food once the world is purged of bad people?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver 11/11/2019 9:47:46 AM (No. 232075)
Proud to be bad people,deplorable or whatever pejorative of the day. maybe this highly educated elite is tired of food and toilet paper brought to the market by us bad people at ridiculous low prices.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: VietVet68 11/11/2019 9:50:17 AM (No. 232077)
In Italian this instructor is a "culo pomposo".
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Gordon Freeman 11/11/2019 9:52:33 AM (No. 232081)
Just googled his name...no wonder this guy is so messed up. I'll bet his mommy and daddy are to blame for his ignorance?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Franz 11/11/2019 10:06:59 AM (No. 232096)
FTA: “I unironically embrace the bashing of rural Americans. they, as a group, are bad people who have made bad life decisions. Some, I assume, are good people,” Kernion wrote in the deleted tweet. “But this nostalgia for some imagined pastoral way of life is stupid and we should shame people who aren’t pro-city.” This moron must think that the food he eats originates in the grocery store! He seems totally clueless that those same rural Americans, that he holds in utter contempt, produce the food that keeps him alive. He should put his money where his mouth is and refuse to consume anything those "bad people" produce. #stupid twit
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Reply 18 - Posted by: AltaD 11/11/2019 10:07:41 AM (No. 232097)
I wish these "bad" rural people could refuse to do business with UC Berkley.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PChristopher 11/11/2019 10:08:02 AM (No. 232098)
Well, professor....the next time you're in the grocery store loading up your cart in the produce, meat, dairy and bakery sections, I want you to think really really hard about how much you and your ilk contributed to the production of the food that keeps you alive and how much was contributed by the "Bad People". You overfed, self-entitled academic types can go straight to H...
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Delilah 11/11/2019 10:24:18 AM (No. 232113)
I wonder if this jerk knows that many of us love the country and would not live in stinky cities for any amount of money.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: jacksin5 11/11/2019 10:29:43 AM (No. 232120)
People like this are going to legislate themselves out of existence. Once they eliminate oil and gas, the tractor trailers delivering the food stop running, They will be huddled up in freezing apartments trying to catch pigeons, and rats to stay alive.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: mobyclik 11/11/2019 10:30:35 AM (No. 232123)
And what are you going to do about it, PUNK? Stay in Berzerkly, wuss, we sure don't want your useless ass in flyover country.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: wilarrbie 11/11/2019 10:31:46 AM (No. 232127)
We who live there like it because it's not chock full of these kinds of idiots.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: cor-vet 11/11/2019 10:46:37 AM (No. 232145)
Really? I think college 'instructors' are bad people!
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Reply 25 - Posted by: earlybird 11/11/2019 10:49:54 AM (No. 232149)
He’s a graduate student teaching a few courses. There have always been mouthy types at universities - places like Berkeley, Oberlin, Harvard, Yale and all points in between. They sit around and think too much, though they really know little of the world.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DVC 11/11/2019 10:51:00 AM (No. 232150)
I would turn that around. Actually it is the ant colony people who have made the bad choices. Choked traffic, high crime rates, your life controlled by more and more laws and regulations every day. I'll take at least suburbia, and the country by preference any time to central cities.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: earlybird 11/11/2019 10:53:05 AM (No. 232155)
Here’s Jackson, from Harvard, class of 2012. Another pajama boy delaying adulthood by overeducating himself while learning nothing. I all it “mental masturbation”. (A.B., cum laude, Philosophy, Harvard, 2012) Jackson is primarily interested in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and philosophy of science. He’s currently writing a dissertation on the concept of conscious experience, arguing for a certain kind of a priori functional constraint on experience. When not philosophizing, he likes to go hiking and keep up a coding hobby. https://philosophy.berkeley.edu/people/detail/358
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Reply 28 - Posted by: TJ54 11/11/2019 10:54:58 AM (No. 232159)
I guess being bad is better than being evil and stupid like the prof
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Osprey21 11/11/2019 11:01:05 AM (No. 232166)
Eff you, moron.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Tet Vet 68 11/11/2019 11:31:51 AM (No. 232190)
Consider the source Bizerkley U
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Reply 31 - Posted by: ZeldaFitzg 11/11/2019 11:34:14 AM (No. 232193)
Asinine loser who hasn't figured out what a lowly, inconsequential place he holds in the academic pecking order and who is about to be jerked to the reality that he'll be composing greeting cards for the rest of his life, if he is lucky.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 11/11/2019 11:47:20 AM (No. 232204)
This is the same campus where last February, Zachary Greenburg assualted a conservative and is facing charges right now. Haven't heard anything about Zack since last March...is he one of the 'nice people' this jerkoff Jackson Kernion wants us all to be like?
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 11/11/2019 11:50:31 AM (No. 232206)
UC Berkeley was known for having a phenomenal philosophy department, now this. There were plenty of really smart shitkickers in my classes, from places like rural Kentucky. This doofus TEACHES?
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Jobe 11/11/2019 11:51:50 AM (No. 232209)
What is his course entitled ? Is it the philosophy of a fool?
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Reply 35 - Posted by: JHHolliday 11/11/2019 11:55:35 AM (No. 232217)
I grew up in a small southern town. Most of our county was rural and still farmed. Instead of bad people they were the best. Always ready to help out a neighbor, kind and honest. This 'professor' is a perfect example of an arrogant, elitist leftist. If they get in power they will destroy the United States.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: TLCary 11/11/2019 12:02:29 PM (No. 232221)
A concise example of bigotry in one short headline.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 11/11/2019 12:28:46 PM (No. 232234)
I would like to tell this ignorant fool with a degree in bee ess that if it not for rural American he would starve to death.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: Penney 11/11/2019 12:32:57 PM (No. 232239)
Why does Berkeley hire such prejudiced loons? Who is a broadbrushing Berkeley indoctrinater to judge anyone?!
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Reply 39 - Posted by: hammondb3 11/11/2019 12:35:31 PM (No. 232242)
I sort of agree with the professor. Rural people are guilty of growing the food that is keeping urban liberals alive. I am totally against that.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver 11/11/2019 12:45:29 PM (No. 232245)
The Perfesser needs to imagine the day when there is no more toilet paper and all the catalogs are down to the slick pages.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: sw penn 11/11/2019 1:05:43 PM (No. 232255)
Do you think these types have any idea how inauthentic, fragile, precarious and dependent their lives actually are?
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Reply 42 - Posted by: DVC 11/11/2019 1:08:04 PM (No. 232256)
Idiots have ideas, too, just not worth anything.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: web 11/11/2019 1:31:52 PM (No. 232278)
I'm sure all American farmers will be happy to be enlightened by this woke Berkeley liberal, that life on the farm growing all of our food is simply just an imagined pastoral way of life, and they should all move to the Big City.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: Vesicant 11/11/2019 1:32:08 PM (No. 232279)
Never forget that Kevin Williamson at National Review said exactly the same thing back in 2016. It's not a left or right problem; it's a problem of pseudointellectual poseurs who think they're better than anybody else.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: unionriverman2316 11/11/2019 1:38:15 PM (No. 232285)
Perhaps Mr donut head better think of just where that food he likes to eat......comes from. Along with much of the water that irrigates CA and makes much of it habitable, along with much of the electricity he and his ilk love to use! Seal the place off at the border, and fortify it, and it would please me! Make sure the "crazy" can't escape.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: America Rising 2020 11/11/2019 1:41:07 PM (No. 232289)
Earth to Berkeley.....GFY
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Reply 47 - Posted by: skacmar 11/11/2019 2:11:35 PM (No. 232314)
Rural dwellers have made bad decisions????? Has this clown walked through downtown San Francisco lately? Apparently the poor decisions made by the street dwellers of SF are making good decisions?
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Reply 48 - Posted by: DVC 11/11/2019 3:39:48 PM (No. 232374)
Quick thought experiment: One day all the "rural Americans" die - would anyone notice? Easy answer: Only the people who eat food. Alternative thought experiment: One day all Berkeley philosophy majors die, would anyone even notice? Easy answer: Nope, only their families would notice, no adverse effects on the country. A good case could be made for the obvious beneficial effects.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: kono 11/11/2019 3:40:13 PM (No. 232377)
If this portrayal of Kernion is accurate, then he's just another garden variety Liberal demagogue -- a dogmatist masquerading as a philosopher. The better to twist young minds with...
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Reply 50 - Posted by: red1066 11/11/2019 3:42:26 PM (No. 232379)
What food does this clown eat, and where does it come from? My bet it came from the great unwashed this arse wipe hates.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: TheRevJMP 11/11/2019 4:02:28 PM (No. 232393)
Like most progressives, Ivy Leaguers and liberal arts Ph.D's, he has it backwards.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Chuzzles 11/11/2019 4:26:34 PM (No. 232415)
We aren't the ones who choose to live in filth like all the urbanites do. We prefer self sufficiency, clean air, water and not being bothered by carpies like that instructor. Who probably isn't even a tenured professor. I wonder if they realize that it is us fly over folks who can survive in either environment, while the urbanites think they need a passport to come visit. Good luck surviving if it really gets bad food supply and banking wise.
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Reply 53 - Posted by: Flex Your Dollar 11/11/2019 7:24:01 PM (No. 232552)
Have you seen Berkeley lately? The once beautiful city is now full of homelessness, graffiti, filth, and crumbling infrastructure. Talk about a warped reality.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: earlybird 11/11/2019 8:09:34 PM (No. 232582)
From Harvard to Berkeley. Some pedigree.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: lakerman1 11/11/2019 8:56:44 PM (No. 232603)
One of the parts of the Communist Manifesto deals with a government controlling the location of population. Communism was meant and designed for urban factory workers, not farmers. Stalin took actions that killed millions of farmers. The perpetual doctoral student in this article is probably a marxist.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 11/12/2019 2:10:13 AM (No. 232687)
From the high rise dwellers on the left coast to the professional students on the nut coast- you really need to get out more. This is what happened when the stopped the draft.
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A stampede broke out in the massive crowds attending the funeral of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian military commander slain in a US drone strike, killing dozens of people and postponing the burial ceremony, Iranian state television reported on Tuesday. The chaos erupted in Soleimani’s hometown of Kerman where tens of thousands of mourners packed the streets for the funeral procession of the slain Quds Force general. It wasn’t clear what prompted the stampede, but video of the scene showed people lying in the street as others rushed to their aid. Iranian state media reported that as many as 40 people were killed
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