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Wednesday, 21 June 2017 22:48

Trinity College in Connecticut Reportedly Closed After Prof Posts Threats to GOP Online

Written by  Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. — A private college in Connecticut closed its campus Wednesday due to threats made against it after a professor’s social media posts that he claims were twisted to sound as though they referred to last week’s congressional shooting in Virginia.

Trinity College said it received threats related to social media posts by Johnny Eric Williams. The campus of the liberal arts school in Hartford is closed until further notice.

Trinity President Joanne Berger-Sweeney said in a statement Wednesday that the sociology professor shared a piece on his social media accounts this week that concluded with a call to show indifference to the lives of bigots. Williams also used a hashtag that connected directly to the conclusion of the article, Berger-Sweeney said.

She said his use of the hashtag was reprehensible and a dean is looking into whether college policies were broken.

Williams said in two posts made on Facebook on Sunday that he was fed up “with self-identified ‘white’s’ daily violence” against oppressed groups, The Hartford Courant reported.

The posts called for an end to white supremacy and the “destructive mythology of whiteness”

Williams told the newspaper the posts were made in reaction to a fatal police shooting in Seattle.

The comments prompted House Republican Leader Themis Klarides and state Sen. George Logan to send a letter dated Wednesday to Berger-Sweeney calling for Trinity to “immediately, and permanently” remove Williams from the school’s faculty.

Williams told The Courant his words were twisted by some people in the media to sound as though he was saying the victims of the Alexandria, Virginia, shooting should’ve been left to die.

“They are thinking I’m talking about a Congressman,” Williams said. “That’s not at all the case.”

Williams said the campus was closed because of a bomb threat that was made in reaction to what he says is the media’s misinterpretation of his Facebook posts.

Hartford police said detectives are assisting Trinity with an investigation into the “non-specific, non-credible” threats.

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Looks like "... a call to show indifference to the lives of bigots..." has been heard and understood.

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U wanna make a bet this professor will not be punished in any way for his comments ? Connecticut only punishes Republicans.

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Reverse racism is still racism. Besides, if it weren't for white people, who would support all the black people on welfare? They also account for the majority of murders and incarcerations percentagewise in this country, for a reason.

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Walt Walters Written by Walt Walters
June 22, 2017
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June 22, 2017
Exactly and that is NOT RACIAL PROFILING, it is FACT.
What I get sick and tired of is all the media can twist peoples words to encite activists to stir up trouble.
And when the MAJORITY of the "trouble" comes from other than WHITE people they scream and yell and burn and destroy
and claim they are being unfairly ridiculed because of their skin color. NOT the FACT that THEY are doing all this negative "trouble".
Well boo, hoo Nancy, grow a pair and grow UP. Quit blaming everyone else for YOUR OWN shortcomings.
You don't like it, CHANGE your attitude and become a productive, hard working member of society. Just like your forefathers that did everything they could to get out of the gutter that you REFUSE to get out of and claim its "whiteys" fault.

Could Williams be a socialist black man with a "twisted" mind?

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It's time for the DOJ to start arresting these Liberal assholes and charge them with sedition then throw 'em in prison for 20 years.

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What amazes me is that the truth keeps managing to slip past the so called "liberal" d'bag professors. They are trying to create their own version of history. The one that makes them look good - not the reality. It was the Democrats who fought tooth and nail against the equal rights amendments for decades - not the "white supremacist" Republicans. It was also a Democrat who killed Abraham Lincoln for freeing the slaves. It was a Democrat who murdered Dr. Martin Luther KIng Jr. too. It is the Democrats who have tried to keep black people "down on the farm" with welfare programs. Telling them they are victims and we will take care of you. For over 70 years black people have been giving away their votes to the Democrats and what have they got for it? Some more handouts and empty promises every election.
So called "liberal" New York City has the most segregated public school system in the country and loud mouthed phony so called "liberals" like Samantha Bee are fighting to keep it that way. These colleges try to brainwash our kids and not educate them - feed them their "liberal" BS and try to destroy our country. Like the members of the main stream media all of these so called professionals should hide their faces in shame.

http://www.liberalforum.org/index.php?/topic/211226-samantha-bee-keep-poor-black-kids-out-of-my-childrens-school/

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Maryann Popov Written by Maryann Popov
June 22, 2017
This is all factual. In the books they don't want to teach anymore.
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Mike Woolbert Written by Mike Woolbert
June 22, 2017
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June 22, 2017
This is how smart people are today

Below are the multiple choice answers that were given and percentages of what people answered:

The question was - Julian Assange is the founder of which internet site?

Wikipedia 36%
The Huffington Post 27%
WikiLeaks 18%
PayPal 18%

Now I read these articles and envison obama-boy and moochie being drug down the street chained to an M1A! Abrams MBT.

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JayCee Scott Written by JayCee Scott
June 22, 2017
Odrama would have Michael defend him from the big, bad bullies. Odrama only fell for Michael once he found out that Michael was a tranny.

And parent's are giving their hard earned money to these indoctrination centers why...???
And why are parent's subjecting their children to this abuse...???

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"Trinity President Joanne Berger-Sweeney said in a statement Wednesday that the sociology professor shared a piece on his social media accounts this week that concluded with a call to show indifference to the lives of bigots."

And what is this learned professor's definition of "bigot?" Why anyone who does not agree with his racist hatred of white people - of course!

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Comments, wasn't twisted, running off at the mouth while in a leadership position, should have dire consequences, fire his ass

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What is wrong with teachers/professors, who are role models to our youth, that make stupid or racist comments like there is no consequence or accountability?

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Barbro Nygren Written by Barbro Nygren
June 22, 2017
What's wrong is that the Democrat infiltration of Communists into the school system in the 50's has come home too roost.It took 4-5 generations to now turn out EVIL /VILE teachers,Snowflakes and Buttercups and the general Democrat voters population dumbed down to these twisted and EVIL view,elected a Muslim FRAUD that instigated all this EVIL.A sad era in the United States that is barely salvageble.As an immigrant longtime citizen I am stunned at the STUPIDITY of my fellow Americans and sadly you get what you vote/ask for.

More hate speech from liberals disguised as free speech .

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Judith Beard McGregor Written by Judith Beard McGregor
June 22, 2017
This should not be tolerated by any school. These professors can have any opinion they want towards politics, but it should not be spouted for the world to see.

And these type people educate your children? Does he know over the past few years White population has been steadily decreasing? and look what is happening. The socialist far left communist are doing everything illegal to take over a once great nation. Again, Hillary lost and Trump won- - -get over it!

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Gary Ferraro Written by Gary Ferraro
June 22, 2017
The Left is where all the hate & violence resides. They prove it every day.
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Harry Townsend Written by Harry Townsend
June 22, 2017
As with the law breakers in the former government, there is evidence for both and what is being done? Do we have one sided law in this country? Or are the privileged above the law?

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