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Old 07-27-2019, 07:10 AM
 
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You can't blame Donald Trump for the Ole Miss students behavior. The President had to send in troops to desegregate Ole Miss.


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Three University of Mississippi students have been suspended from their fraternity house and face possible investigation by the Department of Justice after posing with guns in front of a bullet-riddled sign honoring slain civil rights icon Emmett Till.


One of the students posted a photo to his private Instagram account in March showing the trio in front of a roadside plaque commemorating the site where Tillís body was recovered from the Tallahatchie River. The 14-year-old black youth was tortured and murdered in August 1955. An all-white, all-male jury acquitted two white men accused of the slaying.
https://www.clarionledger.com/story/...on/1831058001/

 
Old 07-27-2019, 07:22 AM
 
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Jeez, how did I know they were KAs before reading the article?
 
Old 07-27-2019, 07:29 AM
 
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You can't blame Donald Trump for the Ole Miss students behavior.
No, you can't. They have this thing called free will. If Ole' Miss wants to kick them out, that's their call. I'm sure libs will be calling for them to be brought up on hate crime charges. They're *******s, being an ******* isn't a crime, yet.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 07:43 AM
 
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waste of time, these idiots will soon be introduced to the real World. Where these pictures will follow them around for decades(thank you internet age) and they will have to explain this behavior to future friends, employers and romantic interests. Try to live that down for the next fifty years.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 07:59 AM
 
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waste of time, these idiots will soon be introduced to the real World. Where these pictures will follow them around for decades(thank you internet age) and they will have to explain this behavior to future friends, employers and romantic interests. Try to live that down for the next fifty years.
What if many of their social circles consider this a plus?

Don't laugh - The Gov. of TN just made a holiday and statue dedication to perhaps the most dedicated and murderous Klansman of the past.

The reason photos like this exist is that they are now considered bragging rights...a feature...approved all the way from the bottom to the top.

Why wouldn't, for example, a politician in TN on the Right employ these guys? There is no reason - in fact, they probably have a leg up in many circles.

"Forrest apparently joined the Ku Klux Klan in 1867 (two years after its founding) and was elected its first Grand Wizard. The group was a loose collection of local factions, throughout the former Confederacy, that used violence and the threat of violence to maintain white control over the newly-enfranchised slaves. The Klan, with Forrest at the lead, suppressed voting rights of blacks and Republicans in the South through violence and intimidation during the elections of 1868"

Let's not kid ourselves here. They are just the tip of the spear.

Forrest succeeded beyond any doubt - it was 100 years before things even were 1/2 way back to normal.

Acting as if this didn't happen is silly.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 08:01 AM
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While disgraceful behavior, the only investigation should be into whether the students are the cause of the bullet holes in the sign. Every other aspect of their behavior, while disgraceful, is protected by the First Amendment.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 08:02 AM
 
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You can't blame Donald Trump for the Ole Miss students behavior. The President had to send in troops to desegregate Ole Miss.


https://www.clarionledger.com/story/...on/1831058001/
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waste of time, these idiots will soon be introduced to the real World. Where these pictures will follow them around for decades(thank you internet age) and they will have to explain this behavior to future friends, employers and romantic interests. Try to live that down for the next fifty years.
I'm in agreement. This is a stupid stunt if you ask me. They didn't commit a crime, but in the court of public opinion I'd those of the moral busy bodies. They committed a thought crime.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 08:10 AM
 
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You can't blame Donald Trump for the Ole Miss students behavior. The President had to send in troops to desegregate Ole Miss.


https://www.clarionledger.com/story/...on/1831058001/
Trump is as responsible for this sort of behavior as Obama was for the behaviors of every black person.

This image will likely have a lasting impact the students for the rest of their lives.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 08:14 AM
 
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While disgraceful behavior, the only investigation should be into whether the students are the cause of the bullet holes in the sign. Every other aspect of their behavior, while disgraceful, is protected by the First Amendment.
So you can't get thrown out of college for misbehavior in the Frat or the way you act?

You need to have a discussion with Fartwell at Liberty who is measuring the thoughts of each and every faculty member and student and dispensing with those who don't support Trump.
 
Old 07-27-2019, 08:16 AM
 
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No, you can't. They have this thing called free will. If Ole' Miss wants to kick them out, that's their call. I'm sure libs will be calling for them to be brought up on hate crime charges. They're *******s, being an ******* isn't a crime, yet.
It might be.

There are laws against terrorism and brandishing guns in front of such a sign are exactly what the Klan did - intimidation of an entire class of people!

You know, what the Right calls "Terrorism" and spent 5 Trillion in attempt to suppress???
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