A senior researcher at Michigan State University was effectively fired after sharing facts from a study conducted last year that conclusively proved there is no widespread racial bias in police shootings.
Physicist Stephen Hsu was forced to resign from his position as vice president of Research and Innovation after being hounded by a Twitter mob for using facts to counter their claims that police are systemically racist.
Hsu interviewed MSU Psychology professor Joe Cesario last month, who has found from extensive research that “the race of the officer doesn’t matter when it comes to predicting whether black or white citizens are shot.”
Cesario’s study concluded that “contrary to activist claims and media reports, there is no widespread racial bias in police shootings.”
After the study was cited in a June 3 Wall Street Journal op-ed called “The Myth of Systemic Police Racism”, The MSU Graduate Employees Union slammed Hsu for bring attention to the research, charging that it does “not alight with public statements issued by MSU.”
GEU Vice President Acacia Ackles commented that “It is the union’s position that an administrator sharing such views is in opposition to MSU’s statements released supporting the protests and their root cause and aim.”
Hsu announced on his blog “The GEU alleged that I am a racist because I interviewed MSU Psychology professor Joe Cesario, who studies police shootings.”
“Cesario’s work…is essential to understanding deadly force and how to improve policing,” Hsu urged, adding that he has also come under fire for bringing light to research into genetic differences of races.
The GEU created a “Fire Stephen Hsu” petition demanding the researcher be fired from MSU, claiming that “The concerns expressed by the Graduate Employees Union and other individuals familiar with Hsu indicates an individual that cannot uphold our University Mission or our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”
“This started as a twitter mob attack, with very serious claims: that I am a Racist, Sexist, Eugenicist, etc.” Hsu wrote.
While the original petition garnered over 800 signatures, a counter petition defending Hsu quickly reached more than double that and more with 2,000 signatures.
“Over just a few days, 1700+ individuals from around the world signed the support petition… Among the signatories are hundreds of professors from MSU and around the world, and an even larger number of PhD degree holders,” Hsu noted.
The counter petition stated “there is zero concrete evidence that Hsu has performed his duties as VP in an unfair or biased manner. Therefore, removing Hsu from his post as VP would be to capitulate to rumor and character assassination.”
“The voices demanding Hsu’s removal are exactly wrong in pitting diversity and inclusion against free inquiry and freedom of speech.” it continued, concluding that “true diversity flourishes best under conditions of free inquiry.”
The mob won out, however, with MSU asking Hsu to resign on June 19th.
“I do not agree with his decision, as serious issues of Academic Freedom and Freedom of Inquiry are at stake. I fear for the reputation of Michigan State University.” Hsu wrote after he was forced out.
MSU President Samuel Stanley threw Hsu under the bus, stating that “When senior administrators at MSU choose to speak out on any issue, they are viewed as speaking for the university as a whole. Their statements should not leave any room for doubt about their, or our, commitment to the success of faculty, staff and students.”
Hsu is not the only scholar to be hounded by the woke mob recently. At Loyola University New Orleans, students have demanded the firing of professor Walter Block over his opinions on slavery, even though he vehemently opposes it.
At UCLA, a professor was suspended for rejecting requests to allow black students to take final exams at a later date as a response to the death of George Floyd and black lives matter protests. Accounting lecturer Gordon Klein was punished for saying that students should not be treated differently according to the colour of their skin.
Meanwhile, other academics have been lauded and rewarded for promoting opinions in line with the woke mob that even Twitter removed for being hateful.
These cases perfectly illustrates how the woke mob don’t really care about freedom of expression or diversity of opinion. You may hold morally sound beliefs but still be targeted for cancellation because you do not have the exact same opinions as they do, or highlight facts that bring their dogma into question.
Tucker: Explosive “Damning” Biden Docs Have Disappeared
Senior executives at shipping company are “baffled” and “deeply bothered”
Tucker Carlson announced Wednesday that “damning” documents he had obtained related to the Biden family’s business dealings have mysteriously disappeared.
Carlson said his team received notification of the documents from a source while the host was filming his explosive interview with Hunter Biden’s former business partner Tony Bobulinski.
Tucker said that the envelope containing the documents was couriered using a “brand name company”.
“The Biden documents never arrived in Los Angeles. Tuesday morning we received word from our shipping company that our package had been opened and the contents were missing,” Carlson said, noting “The documents had disappeared.”
A follow up search by the courier found that the package had been opened and emptied at some point between the drop off in New York and it being received at a sorting facility in another state.
Damning Hunter Biden documents suddenly vanish pic.twitter.com/B2qsajZlID
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) October 29, 2020
“The company’s security team interviewed every employee who touched the envelope we sent. They searched the plane and the trucks that carried it. They went through the office in New York where our producers dropped the package off. They combed the entire cavernous sorting facility. They used pictures of what we had sent so that searchers would know what to look for,” Carlson told viewers
“They went far and beyond, but they found nothing,” the host added, noting that executives at the courier have gotten involved and are “baffled” and “deeply bothered” by the development.
“As of tonight, the company has no idea and no working theory even about what happened to this trove of materials, documents that are directly relevant to the presidential campaign just six days from now,” Carlson urged.
Trump: “Biden Is Soft And Weak And Too Scared To Be President”
Biden “has handed control of his party over to the rage-filled socialist marxist and left-wing extremists”
Speaking in the key state of Wisconsin Tuesday, President Trump addressed the ongoing rioting and looting in Philadelphia, declaring that the city is being “torn up by Biden-supporting radicals.”
After almost 100 people were arrested Monday night, the chaos continued Tuesday, with wide spread criminality and violence:
Walmart and other stores are being looted. The PA National Guard is standing down. pic.twitter.com/kZCczYdOlY
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) October 28, 2020
Breaking: As @phillypolice show up into @Walmart parking lot, looters drop the large screen televisions they were carrying and run from police leaving the big televisions in big red boxes scattered in the parking lot @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/oUlH7n8xFd
— Steve Keeley (@KeeleyFox29) October 28, 2020
This work is incredibly dangerous. There’s a reason you don’t see mainstream media journalists on the ground. And of course leftist journalists won’t film. Show support for the videographers in Philadelphia tonight. https://t.co/WgeKTS2Ihj
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) October 28, 2020
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) October 28, 2020
Almost like it's about opportunistic criminality and not actual justice?
Surely not. https://t.co/d7UgsSEE9M
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) October 28, 2020
Addressing a large crowd of supporters, Trump proclaimed that “Biden stands with the rioters and I stand with the heroes of law enforcement,” adding “And you know what, they can do their job very easily, just let them do their job.”
“He declared war on the cops and it’s not working out too well,” Trump continued.
Biden has not condemned the rioting, again bolstering Trump’s claims that he and Kamala Harris are committed to defunding police and appointing anti-police prosecutors in Democrat strongholds.
“It would tie the hands of every police officer in the country,” Trump boomed.
The President again repeated his beliefs that the murder of a police officer should be an offence punishable by death:
During a second rally in Omaha, Trump noted “Joe Biden has made a corrupt bargain in exchange for his party’s nomination,” declaring that Biden “has handed control of his party over to the rage-filled socialist marxist and left-wing extremists, and could we put another name in there starts with a c. Communist.”
“Unfortunately if Biden wins the flag burning extremists on the streets will be running your government,” Trump warned.
Trump also accused Biden of being too weak to be president.
“Biden is soft and weak and too scared to be president,” Trump said, urging that “He doesn’t want to be president, let’s face it. There’s a lot of bad body language.”
Referencing Biden putting a ‘lid’ on campaigning, Trump said “He doesn’t want to be President. One thing about this job, you got to want it. You got to want it. This is tough. This is tough.”
Trump called on his supporters to rally and prevent such weakness from prevailing.
“We didn’t come this far and fight this hard to surrender our country back to the corrupt Washington swamp,” he said.
Video: Biden Refuses To Answer Questions About ‘Laptop From Hell’
Sleepy Joe scuttles off with his milkshake
Democratic Candidate Joe Biden refused to answer any questions Sunday regarding his son Hunter’s laptop, which was seized last year via subpoena by the FBI.
The Laptop is said to contain information pertaining to Biden’s ties to a Ukrainian natural gas conglomerate, as well as rumours of all sorts of drug and sex related images and video.
When a reporter attempted to ask Biden a question about the laptop he hastily walked away, milkshake in hand after a PR stunt.
WATCH: Joe Biden refuses to answer a question about the FBI seizing his son Hunter's laptop last year.
— Trump War Room – Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) October 18, 2020
Biden now appears to have gone into hiding, with reports suggesting he will not emerge until Thursday’s scheduled debate:
CBS's Ed O'Keefe on Face The Nation: "[Joe Biden] will not be seen again after today until Thursday night."
REMINDER: Joe Biden and his campaign have not disputed the authenticity of the bombshell emails which detail the extensive corruption of the Biden family. pic.twitter.com/obMn3QRxKS
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) October 18, 2020
Earlier in the day, Fox News also authenticated a New York Post report concerning “an explosive email thread allegedly involving Hunter Biden” that seems “to outline a payout for former Vice President Joe Biden as part of a deal with a Chinese energy firm.”
At a rally in Nevada over the weekend, President Trump said he is set to release of all the information inside Hunter Biden’s laptop, which he coined, Biden’s “Laptop From Hell”:
Former Trump attorney, Rudy Guiliani, who obtained the information from the laptop prior to its seizure by the FBI, has promised that more bombshell releases are coming:
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