Tuesday, July 20, 2004


Immigration officials in London who, although only 4 miles from the Brixton police station, kept claiming they were too busy to come down and take into custody two illegal immigrants that the police had been looking for for 11 years. The two had to be released from custody because, after 24 hours, nobody came for them.

Said one police source, "We must have rung up 20 times and they kept saying they'd come in an hour. It's maddening for us and exposes the asylum shambles. It's almost a daily problem."

UK Sun 14-Jul-04


They think they are above the law. And they don't mind lying either

Showing profound contempt for free speech, Occidental College in Los Angeles has fired the student host of a popular student radio program and found him guilty of sexual harassment due to satirical jokes made on the air..... Antebi had hosted a popular radio show on Occidental's student radio station for three years. The show, "Rant and Rave," was a forum for political parody and provocative humor. The program frequently mocked Occidental's administration, its student government, and various political and social causes. Antebi was also a vice president in Occidental's student government, where he was highly critical of various administrative decisions.

In response to Antebi's biting on-air satire, three students filed sexual harassment complaints against him in March 2004. Two of his accusers were student government rivals who had unsuccessfully tried to have him recalled from office on different grounds earlier in the year. In their complaints, the offended students claimed that Antebi's show promoted "disrespect and slander" against "women, diversity, and Occidental College" and thus constituted a form of punishable "hostile environment" harassment. Occidental administrators then fired Antebi from his radio show... Then, on April 12, Occidental found Antebi guilty of "sexual and gender hostile environment harassment," ignoring both the college's promises to defend free speech and California's "Leonard Law," which guarantees free speech to students at private colleges and universities in California...

"When FIRE first became involved, Occidental seemed poised to expel Jason Antebi," said Lukianoff. "Thanks to our relentless pressure, Jason was able to graduate. However, Occidental has not reversed or remedied his punishment, the ruling against him, his firing from the student radio station, the ruthless tactics used to defend the college's actions, or the dissolution of the entire student government."

Sandra Cooper, Occidental's general counsel, responded to FIRE's concerns with an April 2 letter that not only failed to remedy the wrongs done to Antebi or the student body, but also distorted facts and implied, without any evidence, that Antebi had committed a variety of serious offenses including vandalizing cars and making harassing phone calls. On May 6, FIRE responded with a detailed twenty-eight page refutation of Cooper's claims.

"Had FIRE not been behind me every step of the way, I would not have my diploma right now," said Antebi. "I'm not sure which of Occidental's actions is more distressing: the punishment for my clearly protected speech or the unethical behavior on the part of the administration to try to justify and conceal its shameful and deceitful actions."

More here.


American "liberals" often deny being Leftists and say that they are very different from the Communist rulers of other countries. The only real difference, however, is how much power they have. In America, their power is limited by democracy. To see what they WOULD be like with more power, look at where they ARE already very powerful: in America's educational system -- particularly in the universities and colleges. They show there the same respect for free-speech that Stalin did: None. So look to the colleges to see what the whole country would be like if "liberals" had their way. It would be a dictatorship.


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