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Antifa Group Calls for 'Revolutionary Violence' Against Black Sociology Professor

"Reactionary violence, like rape and domestic violence and torture, can only be responded to with revolutionary violence."

UTJr1038 / Wikimedia CommonsA far-left group of students and activists at the University of Texas–Austin has called for "revolutionary violence" against a sociology professor.

This is partly because a former girlfriend is accusing the sociologist of pressuring her into unwanted sex six years ago. Activists are also enraged that the professor failed to report a student to the authorities after the student expressed concern that he might not have always lived up to the requirements of affirmative consent.

But the campaign against the professor started for a much milder reason: He dared to say something about consent that the activists deemed heretical.

In an essay for Vox, Assistant Professor Robert Reece summarized conversations he has had with various men—including male students in his Masculinities in America class—about whether they had ever failed to practice affirmative consent, which requires the participants in a sexual encounter to constantly assess whether the other participant is still interested in the activity. "Men discuss the gray areas of intimate encounters" was the subhed.

In the eyes of the activists, there can be no gray areas. By approaching a complicated issue with nuance, Reece has made it clear that "he believes women should get used to rape and abuse as a condition of their gender," claims the Revolutionary Student Front, an anti-capitalist antifa group.

Reece has an impressive intersectional-leftist pedigree. (The American Spectator writes that he "checks so many politically correct boxes that he'd normally be immune from criticism.") He's a person of color who studied critical race theory at Duke; he writes about gender, race, and inequality for a number of left-wing outlets; he collects Black Panther memorabilia. Still, he expressed an opinion that conflicts with the campus Jacobins, and such "reactionary violence" can be remedied only with "revolutionary violence":

But change is not elusive to us. Reactionary violence, like rape and domestic violence and torture, can only be responded to with revolutionary violence. We are inspired by women across the world from revolutionary movements who have turned on abusive husbands and serial rapists, reclaiming violence and wielding it against their oppressors. Fighting back is the first step. The deep social change needed to end the creation of future rapists will not begin in a university classroom or in the highest levels of the US government. In a capitalistic system, men will always be granted some ownership over women and will feel entitled to much more. A feminist movement for working women must be created, one that intends to topple not only patriarchy, but capitalism imperialism as well.

Penning an insufficiently radical op-ed isn't Reece's only crime. A former girlfriend—a D.C.-based pro-choice activist named Jazmine Walker—has accused him of pressuring her to have unwanted sex with him. (She has subsequently claimed that other women told her he mistreated them too.) An uncharacteristically shoddy story in Inside Higher Ed characterizes this as a charge of rape, although Walker's tweets describe not direct coercion but emotional manipulation within the context of a "toxic ass relationship" involving mutually bad behavior.

Reece is also accused of covering for other rapists. In his op-ed, he mentioned that one of his male students seemed uncomfortable during an in-class discussion of sexual violence. Reece later reached out to the student, who confessed that he worried not all of his past sexual encounters had cleared the high bar of affirmative consent. Reece comforted the student and suggested counseling. The activists excoriated Reece for failing to swiftly report the student to the campus authorities.

"We find this to be direct proof that Reece is an active threat to students on campus," the activists write. "Through his course, he is uniquely able to identify potential rapists, yet he does nothing to stop them—and worse, he shows them his sympathy as a fellow misogynist and abuser."

The university administration has apparently caught wind of the controversy. According to Inside Higher Ed,

Walker has tweeted, tagging the university's official Twitter account, to say that Reece is a potential safety risk to the Texas community. She said she's received no response thus far. J. B. Bird, university spokesperson, said via email that Texas "takes all accusations of sexual misconduct seriously and follows up on accusations through its Title IX office and the Office of Inclusion and Equity, following established procedures, as it will do in this case. Sexual harassment or violence in any form is unacceptable and in contradiction of our core values."

Walker said some of what she's heard about Reece from other women...allegedly involves his time at Texas. In any case, universities can investigate rumors and allegations that don't pertain to specific, alleged incidents at their institutions, in the interest of maintaining campus safety. But such investigations are usually confidential until there is any finding of misconduct.

I emailed UT-Austin for clarification regarding whether Reece is indeed the subject of a Title IX investigation. A spokesperson told me the university is aware of the allegations made on social media, but does not generally comment on personnel matters.*

Reece concedes that he has behaved badly in past relationships, though he did not admit specific wrongdoing. It's possible that he hasn't learned from past mistakes, and it's possible that he is a threat to students' safety. But that's a fundamentally different matter than saying his failure to call for punishing all men who fall short of affirmative consent is itself a crime.

[Hat tip: The College Fix]

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include the university's response.

Photo Credit: Jr1038

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  • BYODB||

    Isn't revolutionary violence basically redundant in the way ANTIFA understands it?

  • Eman||

    Well revolutionary violence is certainly the appropriate response to rape. And that's what matters.

  • ||

    Reactionary violence, like rape and domestic violence and torture, can only be responded to with revolutionary violence.

    The violence being "revolutionary" is what makes it holy, in contrast with "reactionary" violence, which is the essence of evil.

    These kids are "reclaiming violence and wielding it against their oppressors," which makes them righteous, and not thugs.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    ""which makes them righteous, and not thugs.""

    Only if they win. If not, they are criminals and terrorist.

  • Scarecrow Repair & Chippering||

    But they can't be deemed to have lost until all hope of a recovery and eventual win is denied by the heat death of the universe. And even the, don't black holes preserve information? There's always hope, especially black hole hope.

    Black Holes Matter.

  • Trigger Warning||

    Black Holes Evaporate.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    You mean, Holes of Color Matter?

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    I just came for holes.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    Black Hole Son

  • Quo Usque Tandem||

    To paraphrase an earlier comment: "This hole, Smells like shit."

  • Eman||

    So is revolutionary rape justified too? I don't see why it wouldn't be, but I have to spend some more time thinking about it before I can be sure.

  • ||

    Justified? I would say it's a moral duty. Reclaiming rape and using it against our oppressors is the only Path to Justice!

  • creech||

    Just ask the million Russian soldiers who entered Berlin, East Prussia, Vienna, etc. etc. in 1945.

  • Trigger Warning||

    Liberapers?

  • fdog50||

    That's what Eldridge Cleaver used to say.

  • Red Rocks White Privilege||

    STEVE SMITH LEAD THE NEW HIKER RAPE REVOLUTION!

  • BYODB||

    Nevermind the fact their violence is a reaction to something, I'm sure. ^_-

  • Zeb||

    Wouldn't self defense be "reactionary violence"?

    Seems to me they have it exactly backwards. Reactionary violence (i.e. violence in response to other violence) is really the only kind of acceptable violence. But I don't pretend to understand the fucked up way these people use the language.

  • ||

    My reading is "Reactionary" = "backward-looking, wrong side of history" while "Revolutionary" = "forward-thinking, right side of history (i.e. Progressive)."

    Violence in the name of Yesterday's Wrongs is Bad; violence in the name of Tomorrow's Progress is Good.

  • Zeb||

    Yeah, I guess "reactive" is more the word I'm thinking of. "Reactionary" does have that implication. I would argue with their assumption that "revolutionary" is the good side, though. Revolutions very rarely work out well for most people.

  • BYODB||

    Revolutions, like guns, aren't by default good or bad. It's how they're used and what form they take that defines their morality.

  • ||

    Revolutions very rarely work out well for most people.

    Arguably, violent revolutions work out approximately 0% of the time, with the caveat that I think the American Revolution can as easily be looked at as the British Crown trying to assert powers it didn't really have rather than as a people rising up against an established regime.

    Non-violent revolutions on the other hand have a pretty good track record.

  • Brett Bellmore||

    Mainly because non-violent revolutions only work when the tyrant has already lost his will to hold onto power.

    But you're right, most violent revolutions are 360 degrees. The American revolution wasn't a revolution at all, the states were already de facto independent, and King George was attempting to undo that.

  • Mark22||

    My reading is "Reactionary" = "backward-looking, wrong side of history"

    "reactionary" = "anything that opposes communism".

  • Trollificus||

    Well, more accurately...

    "Violence in the name of Yesterday's Wrongs is Bad; violence in the name of Tomorrow's Wrongs is Good."

  • gormadoc||

    Reactionaries, in commie speak, are people who oppose the continual revolution inherent in a socialist system. They are "reacting" against the "revolution."

  • Curly4||

    Your convoluted thinking is very frightening. You are proposing violence to be used against violence. Violence is never holy especially in a nation that is controlled by laws. By using violence the "revolutionary" is no better than the "reactionary".
    But we all know from the last year that ANTIFA is more than willing to use violence and destruction to quite those who do NOT believe the way they do. They are willing to deny constitutional rights for others that they claim that they have the right to. We have your number now and realize that what you want to force the government to be formed in your image until it happens and people that do not believe every thing that you espouse and then they will come under your condemnation and destruction.

  • Trollificus||

    Pacifist protester: "VIolence is never the solution to ANY problem!"
    Ali G: "Wot if it's a violent problem?"

  • Eidde||

    "(The American Spectator writes that he "checks so many politically correct boxes that he'd normally be immune from criticism.")"

    Oh, that's cute. Ask the Girondins, Mensheviks, etc. about how they were able to shield themselves just so long as they were leftist enough.

  • TheZeitgeist||

    Lev Kamenev was sure it was paperwork mistake because Boss would never have him shot. At least that's what he told his executioner.

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    A lot of French revolutionary talk in the article and comments. This is why I come here.

  • Elias Fakaname||

    If these thugs are 'revolutionary ' then Trump is justified mobilizing the National Guard against them. They should be killed as enemy combatants.

  • Finrod||

    "... all enemies, foreign and domestic."

  • Wizard4169||

    The only way to remain immune is to always accuse them before they can accuse you. But then sooner or later someone else figures this out and preemptively accuses you. That's why they call them "revolutions"; they just go round and round.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    You know who else was known for toxic ass relationships?

  • Citizen X - #6||

    Simple Mikey?

  • Hugh Akston||

    That's less of an ass and more of a cloaca.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Great. Now SIV is interested in Mikey.

  • Earth Skeptic||

    Shrek?

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    Bingo

  • Eidde||

    Ernst Rohm?

  • Just Say'n||

    Stormy Daniels?

  • ||

    Melvin Ferd?

  • Brian||

    Sir Mix-A-Lot?

  • Enjoy Every Sandwich||

    Monica Lewinsky?

  • TheZeitgeist||

    Florida Man.

  • Trigger Warning||

    URKOBOLD?

  • Telcontar the Wanderer||

    Native South Americans, according to the conquistadores?

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    ""In the eyes of the activists, there can be no gray areas. ""

    Why do I have the feeling that they do not do this themselves, and are just trying to tell other people what to do.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    What if you are genderfluid? Isn't that a gray area?

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    I've never seen that area on someone who is genderfluid so I don't know.

  • Earth Skeptic||

    Hmm, how often you gotta change your gender fluid?

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    Might be more of a replacement instead of a change.

  • Paper Wasp||

    Well, I'd say when it starts changing color, only that's racist.

  • Brandybuck||

    No! Genderfluid is a clearly distinct category in the list of clearly distinct categories of gender that all correct thinking people recognize as distinct. Do not mistake the lack of definition for the lack of distinction, or you will be sent to the killing fields.

  • TheZeitgeist||

    Do not mistake the lack of definition for the lack of distinction, or you will be sent to the killing fields Vasily Blohkin Camp of Socialist Enlightenment.

    FTFY.

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    Funnily enough I was pondering whether or not they'd have the balls (literalisms and gender fluidity aside) to actually perform the summary executions that the Revolution demands.

  • Trigger Warning||

    Yeah, no.

  • Brett Bellmore||

    Based on the historical record of similar movements, I would assume so.

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    These students have it so good, though. Revolutionaries have never had it so easy. Safely insulated in their (pseudo-)academic bubble, and all the while enjoying the comforts and spoils of a capitalist market economy. To actually commit murder would mean saying goodbye to that freedom and comfort for a very long time. They have to believe in, and want whatever progress/martyrdom would come from that, as much as the proverbial seventy-two virgins.

  • sparkstable||

    Because Lenin and Lol Pot had it rough.

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    Point taken, and it had flickered in my mind before posting, but they didn't have Whataburger and iPhones. Unless these particular revolutionaries shun such things, in which case it would be a simple marketing exercise to get them to opt in to the more conspicuous spoils of capitalism. I have some background in the ad world. "Social justice" was weaponized by marketing in big business long ago, big pharma in particular. You can just about make anything seem revolutionary to enough people impressionable enough to be sucked in by Marxist ideologies.

  • Ed Grinberg||

    "There are few people who are willing to kill a live person for hindering their personal self-assertion. But if a person sees the things he does for his self-assertion as concern for the deliverance of mankind, it is much easier for him to kill those who hinder him." (Nahum Korzhavin)

  • Deconstructed Potato||

    I wonder if the revolutionary vanguard would read that as a call to arms.

  • u got review||

    But they can't be deemed to have lost until all hope of a recovery and eventual win is denied by the heat death of the universe.
    https://bit.ly/2EU3mNm

  • John||

    This stuff is a joke only because of the 2nd Amendment. These clowns talk a good game about violence and breaking into people's houses and such but they are not going to do jack. If they want to start breaking into people's homes, they better have a death wish.

    If the left ever manages to disarm the public, then this kind of thing becomes deadly serious and real. And don't think for a moment the left doesn't understand that. They want to disarm the public so that they can terrorize the public into complying with their demands.

  • Eman||

    What about the game they talk is good?

  • John||

    Nothing to me. But they seem to like it.

  • dchang0||

    While I agree with your post, I don't think it even rises to the level of the 2nd Amendment.

    It seems that a lot of these Antifa members have never experienced a beat-down with simple fists and feet, much less weapons. It's too easy to advocate violence having never experienced it firsthand.

  • Mcgoo95||

    I agree....they all need a good ass-kicking to put things in perspective. Sign me up

  • sharmota4zeb||

    Petty vandalism is more their style. They target the noncomformist, his friends, and his family. Expanding the list of acceptable targets makes it easier to find opportunities to do damage when no one is looking.

    Attending progressive events once in a while so they know that you know how to find them and just being yourself at those events helps.

  • Quo Usque Tandem||

    Another commentor suggested People's Republic by Kurt Schlichter. I thought it pretty much apocalyptic action adventure stuff, until I read it and then looked at the next day's new headlines. And then this. It pretty well addresses your scenario of leftists vs deplorable flyover bumpkins with guns and a little know how.

  • GILMORE™||

    "an anti-capitalist antifa group."

    a necessary qualifier, to distinguish them from "Aspiring-Executives-Antifa" which is extremely bullish on the social benefits of capital investment.

  • juris imprudent||

    That is Iowahawk-worthy.

  • Ecoli||

    I agree with JI, that is first-rate sarcasm.

  • Trigger Warning||

    It's even funnier cuz Robbo meant that completely seriously.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    """We find this to be direct proof that Reece is an active threat to students on campus," the activists write.

    Isn't calling for revolutionary violence against a teacher also an active threat?

  • ||

    Isn't calling for revolutionary violence against a teacher also an active threat?

    No. It's a call to make the world more safe by purging it of Evil.

  • Don't look at me.||

    Not if it's the right kind of violence.

  • damikesc||

    Of course not, you racist.

    Sure, antifa tends to be really white and they are threatening violence of a black man...

    ...and, sure, they frequently wear masks...

    ...and they are mad that he is allegedly raping their women...

    ...it's TOTALLY different than the KKK.

  • ||

    ^^ This guy gets it.

  • Finrod||

    Just wait until they start burning lowercase t's, for "time to go".

  • Just Say'n||

    "A far-left group of students and activists at the University of Texas"

    That's who describe those brave anti-fascists? Why, they're just like the people that stormed Normandy or some stupid metaphor that only a journalist would find insightful.

  • Just Say'n||

    "That's how you describe these brave anti-fascists"

    I can't spell. SAD

  • Earth Skeptic||

    If those assholes actually confronted real nazis, with machine guns and grenades and such, I might give them a LITTLE more respect.

  • Zeb||

    Or just like the shit-head commie thugs who fought in the streets against the shit-head Nazi thugs.

  • Johnny Lawrence||

    No joke: I was doing some touristy bullshit in DC this past weekend, and at an exhibit about slavery a woman said: "Ya' know, the Trump Resistance is the modern-day abolitionist movement."

  • MarkLastname||

    Pretty sure by leftist standards, the guys who stormed Normandy were also fascists.

  • DajjaI||

    Specific, credible threats of violence cannot be tolerated and must be prosecuted. However 'revolutionary violence' is not a case of that. Just sit these kids down and have a chat with them. And of course, we can use lots of satire and ridicule. That is ultimately what will solve the problem. But as long as they interrupt peacefully, they should not be criminalized. That will only radicalize them further.

  • Just Say'n||

    "Punch an anti-fascist"

    What's good for the goose is good for the gander

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    Why are you referring to geese as having input two genders?

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    Only two.

  • Zeb||

    If it weren't for the support they get from academia and from certain parts of the left, I'd agree and say they deserve about as much attention as neo-Nazi groups. But they are tolerated by people who should really know better.
    No, you can't criminalize their existence, but if they make real threats or engage in real violence, treat them like the criminals they are.

  • Elias Fakaname||

    Punk kids not receiving enough beatings is what started all this shit in the first place. Best not to deny them any longer.

  • ||

    he collects Black Panther memorabilia

    *snort* 'violent black nationalism' Black Panther memorabilia or 'White nerd' Black Panther memorabilia?

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Neither. He collects things relating to melanistic cougars.

  • ||

    He collects things relating to melanistic cougars.

    You mean jaguars you speciesist shitlord.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    We don't interrupt whatever it is you do, I ask that you don't interrupt our discussion of black milves.

  • Trigger Warning||

    Black MILFs Matter!

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    All MILFs Matter.

  • Brandybuck||

    He can be a cougar if he wants to. Why do you impose your specieist categories on him?

  • Telcontar the Wanderer||

    SPECIST.

    The spelling is specist.

    Obviously.

  • MatthewSlyfield||

    Both?

  • Paloma||

    From Wakanda Black Panther memorabilia

  • ||

    Actually, the Professor's University homepage link above clearly indicates "Black Panther Party memorabilia".

    Why the clarity would be muddied, I can only guess.

  • Echospinner||

    Those T'Challa statues, helmets and action figures will be worth some money someday.

  • Elias Fakaname||

    Don't forget the commemorative cups.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    Christ, what assholes.

  • Microaggressor||

    Communists behave like communists; Robby writes about it. Starting to sound a little like a broken record.

  • Just Say'n||

    "Yeah. If we just ignore the Cultural Revolution it will probably just go away."

    - said some Chinese people in 1971 who were shot

  • Ecoli||

    "Robby writes about it."

    To be sure.

  • Trigger Warning||

    Like nails on a chalkboard and a dog whistle met the Bat Signal.

  • ||

    It's possible that he hasn't learned from past mistakes, and it's possible that he is a threat to students' safety.

    When Bailey does this, it's still kinda amusing, given that it's more or less an inside joke.

    But FFS Robby, it's not necessary to caveat every fucking thing you write.

  • John||

    Robby is the king of false equivalence and general equivocation. No matter how awful the leftist' behavior, Robby can always find a way to equivocate about it and make it seem like both sides are just as bad. Robby never saw a leftist who didn't deserve the benefit of the doubt. It is his move.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Something something melanistic kettle.

  • John||

    I am always giving leftists the benefit of the doubt. And I am so known for not being cut and dried about things.

    You called it. And you forgot to tell me to "Leave Robby Alone!!"

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Yes, that is what I meant. Get out of my head, John!

  • Elias Fakaname||

    Robby would be properly educated if he became the u fortunate subject of ire for these Antifa punks. Then maybe he would realize there is no equivalence, amd they are evil and conservatives are largely good.

  • Zeb||

    I think he's actually been a lot better lately. Still has a way to go, but he's learning.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    When he does wrong, we beat him with a stick. When he does right, we beat him with a slightly smaller stick.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    It's possible that all of us haven't learned from past mistakes, which may be why I still read Robby's articles

  • LarryA||

    Every time, it's the folks who "check so many politically correct boxes" who are most surprised when they get lined up against the wall, despite the long and extensive history of such.

  • John||

    They always think being a loyal party member will save them. It never does.

  • What Smells Like Pee?||

    It'll be different this time.

  • Enjoy Every Sandwich||

    They don't seem to get that the Stalins, Maos, etc. will actually consider them more dangerous, seeing them as a threat.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    Just remember Mao's aphorism that "political power flows from the barrel of a gun" and you'll pretty much get how important checking off all the boxes is

  • sharmota4zeb||

    A socialist is someone who feeds the alligators, hoping that he will be eaten last.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    Activists are also enraged that the professor failed to report a student to the authorities after the student expressed concern that he might not have always lived up to the requirements of affirmative consent.

    Ok... so what now?

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    Profit?

  • silver.||

    Floggings for all involved.

  • General_Tso||

    Enthusiaism.
    Dissillusionment.
    Panic.
    Search for the guilty.
    Punishment of the innocent.
    Praise and honours for the non-participants.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    Reece has an impressive intersectional-leftist pedigree. (The American Spectator writes that he "checks so many politically correct boxes that he'd normally be immune from criticism.") He's a person of color who studied critical race theory at Duke; he writes about gender, race, and inequality for a number of left-wing outlets; he collects Black Panther memorabilia. Still, he expressed an opinion that conflicts with the campus Jacobins, and such "reactionary violence" can be remedied only with "revolutionary violence":

    When you make these people your friends, you may acquire over time, the "Herpetologist's Handshake".

  • What Smells Like Pee?||

    I like the concept of checking political boxes being able to immunize one from criticism.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    I never knew there was inequality for any left-wing outlets. I thought they kind of ruled the roost these days

  • Migrant Log Chipper||

    These people must be a barrel of laughs at campus soirees.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    Soirees are problematic.

  • Brian||

    "Reactionary violence, like rape and domestic violence and torture, can only be responded to with revolutionary violence."

    You know who else said there's only one way?

  • GILMORE™||

    Marlo Stanfield?

  • Ska||

    You want it to be one way. But it's the other way.

  • Ecoli||

    Proposition Joe snorted.

  • ||

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    My ex-wife?

  • Morbo||

    The Sith?

  • GILMORE™||

  • Entropy Drehmaschine Void||

    The people who make street signs?

  • Elias Fakaname||

    Sammy Hagar?

  • Enjoy Every Sandwich||

    The Revolutionary Student Front

    Ha. A bunch of parlor soldiers who will try to goad others into performing this "revolutionary violence".

  • Brett Bellmore||

    Yeah, people thought the Red Guard were posers at first, too.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    "toxic ass relationship"

    Toxic Ass was most certainly someone's nickname around here.

  • Enjoy Every Sandwich||

    In any case it would be a good name for a band.

  • John||

    And Toxic Ass Relationship was the name of their band.

  • Brandybuck||

    After a few Carolina Reapers my ass gets quite toxic...

  • Ecoli||

    Yeah, and your wang won't be very healthy either after the Thunderclap comes on.

  • Trigger Warning||

    Have you been...

    *dons sunglasses*

    BEYOND THUNDERCLAP?

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    Channeling Hihn again, I see.

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    Summoning would be a better word.

  • I'm Here, for MOAR Hihn||

    I have visions of him, alone in a dark room, pacing/walking in circles alternating between mumblings of "aggression" and fits of pure primal rage, yelling wildly and shaking his fist in the air

  • General_Tso||

    Snicker (snort) chortle

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    Title IX office and the Office of Inclusion and Equity, following established procedures, as it will do in this case. Sexual harassment or violence in any form is unacceptable and in contradiction of our core values."

    I like how every institution on the planet now feels the need to add the "we don't go in for all this [_____________]" tagline at the end of every public statement.

  • Cynical Asshole||

    the Revolutionary Student Front

    I wonder what the Student's Revolutionary Front have to say about this?

  • Eidde||

    Splitters!

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    The Front of Revolutionary Students has harsh words for splitters.

  • John||

    Or the Student's Front for Revolution.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    The otters will smash their skulls like a clam on their tummies.

  • Ariki||

    Codified
    Union of
    Networked
    Totalitarian
    Students.

  • GILMORE™||

    ""He's a person of color who studied critical race theory at Duke""

    ...a school founded by a racist, capitalist, murderer of millions through propagation of tobacco... and which promotes hateful and racist ideology in its e Political Institutions and Public Choice Program (PIPC), which has known connections to Koch brothers.

    QED

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    He's fighting the system from within.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    He's fucks Coeds so his children won't have to.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Godamnit, I miss the PM links.

  • GILMORE™||

    Reactionary violence, like rape and domestic violence and torture, can only be responded to with revolutionary violence. We are inspired by women across the world from revolutionary movements who have turned on abusive husbands and serial rapists, reclaiming violence and wielding it against their oppressors. Fighting back is the first step. The deep social change needed to end the creation of future rapists will not begin in a university classroom or in the highest levels of the US government. In a capitalistic system, men will always be granted some ownership over women and will feel entitled to much more.

    Things got a little out of hand. It's just this war and that lying son of a bitch Johnson

  • BYODB||

    Wow, so their statement there appears to say that women are incapable of being capitalists despite the tremendous amount of evidence that women are just as capable of being successful in business as men.

    So much for equality, huh? Guess they should get their asses back in the kitchen and get pregnant, because they're women and just don't understand business.

    Mask slip, or just so stupid that they can't think any amount of steps ahead of where they are right now?

  • ||

    Mask slip, or just so stupid that they can't think any amount of steps ahead of where they are right now?

    These are college students. It's the latter.

  • BYODB||

    I agree, but it's a staggering indictment of higher education if this is the type of thinking they produce. Or, more probably, it's an indictment of the media in that these are the only types of quotes they seem interested in.

    Ah, nevermind, I'll blame them both!

  • ||

    Ah, nevermind, I'll blame them both!

    ^ The correct answer.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    Once the revolution happens everyone will be infertile and without food, so women can't possibly be pregnant in the kitchen.

  • Paper Wasp||

    Guess they should get their asses back in the kitchen and get pregnant

    Mercifully, pregnancy with these people should be very difficult to achieve when you require affirmative consent for every step of procreation. May their family tree be a dot.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    The deep social change needed to end the creation of future rapists will not begin in a university classroom or in the highest levels of the US government.

    It's nice how their system believes only in social variables.

  • sharmota4zeb||

    It is socially acceptable in some neighborhoods to punch a guy in order to defend the honor of one's bitch. These antifata students are basically declaring all women their collective bitches so they can find more excusses to be violent in the future.

  • Longtobefree||

    It's possible that he hasn't learned from past mistakes, and it's possible that he is a threat to students' safety.

    It's possible that pigs do fly, and we just never notice - - - - - - - -
    It's possible that the left is full of kind people bent on individual freedom - - - - - - -

  • Zeb||

    And if someone were claiming that pigs do fly, and you could concede that perhaps they do and still defeat their main argument, it might be a good rhetorical tactic to use.

  • ||

    it might be a good rhetorical tactic to use

    Especially when those claiming that pigs fly are a blood-thirsty mob literally advocating violence against anyone who disagrees with them.

  • Robespierre Josef Stalin Pot||

    MAN, THE KIDS THESE DAYS!!!

    No, but seriously, who cares? Butthole President just bombed a sovereign country and you are talking about some kids that are getting a little too excited about a professor's lecture? Priorities, man...

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    Grousing about unauthorized war went out of fashion in '08. Try to keep up.

  • Robespierre Josef Stalin Pot||

    When was it ever in fashion? Certainly not here--at least on a consistent basis.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    It was fashionable until around November of '08.

    There used to be an anti-war protest in my neighborhood every weekend, then in November, it just kind of went away. So strange. It was almost as if someone told everyone to just go home.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    Obama got the Nobel Peace Prize in advance so it was all good.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    It was a pre-emptive strike by the angelic Nobel committee. This way, Obama was somewhat constrained in his bombing adventures by his sense of propriety and shame, so he would not embarrass himself, the committee, and all the other Nobel Peace Prize recipients.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    Right. He only initiated bombing adventures in seven countries (that we know of). The cut-off for having to surrender the Peace Prize is eight

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    I would love to ask someone on the committee how many people can you kill with bombs and such before you have to return the prize?

  • silver.||

    Except the troops. :(

  • Robespierre Josef Stalin Pot||

    It's almost as if some guy came into office and withdrew troops from Iraq 2 years later.

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    He didn't exactly withdraw them. He just replaced them with new troops. I think he called them ISIS. The named seemed to be fluid though. Kept kicking different ones around the Office.

  • MarkLastname||

    So air raids don't count if you're a democrat, but do if you're a republican?

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    "'It's almost as if some guy came into office and withdrew troops from Iraq 2 years later."'

    We still have troops there. So it's he pulled a Harvey Weinstein. I'm not have having sex with you if I'm only an 1/8 of the way in.

  • Elias Fakaname||

    Remember Cindy Sheehan? Omce Onama was in office the left threw her away like rotten garbage. There never was an anti war movement. It was an anti abuse movement. By people like AmSoc.

  • ||

    Certainly not here--at least on a consistent basis.

    Are you implying that people here didn't criticize Obama for his foreign adventures? If you're saying there wasn't any grousing about Iraq during the Bush years I can only take that as meaning you weren't here.

    In other words, just to spell it out, you're full of shit.

  • Incomprehensible Bitching||

    How can you talk about Syria, when children are starving in this country?

  • ||

    Butthole President just bombed a sovereign country and you are talking about some kids that are getting a little too excited about a professor's lecture?

    What's to talk about? The closest any of us got to having a say in the matter was a vote for HRC who's policy was explicitly this and more from Day 1. Got someone you would recommend we vote for in the mid-terms who won't bomb Syria after a chemical attack? Even Bernie Sanders' stance isn't so clear if you frame what's happening in Syria as a destabilization of the regime or a pursuit of Assad. He'd said no boots on the ground but that action, including military action (backed by or at the behest of the US), needs to happen in Syria.

    The most peace-oriented option we have/had is, "What is a leppo?"

  • ||

    "What is a leppo?"

    This is a leppo.

    But yeah - hard to see what RJSP is offering as an alternative here.

  • Robespierre Josef Stalin Pot||

    Got someone you would recommend we vote for in the mid-terms who won't bomb Syria after a chemical attack?

    Yep, Jill Stein. It's who I voted for.

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    I echo Jackie Barr talking to Roseanne, "Who is Jill Stein?"

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    Jackie Connor, sorry.

  • Paper Wasp||

    Jackie Harris, she's not married. *takes trivia prize*

  • Mark22||

    Butthole President just bombed a sovereign country

    As if you give a fuck about bombing sovereign countries.

  • sharmota4zeb||

    You say that as if butthole is an insult. My butthole is popular among my audience on a certain website. My view count rises every time the camera shows it.

  • DJK||

    I can't imagine a better possible way to ruin sex than to continuously ask whether each escalation or continuation is okay.

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    When someone says "no"?

    Or wait, is the answer Hitler? I always do that wrong.

  • DJK||

    Ha. Good point.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    It's 42

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    In my experience, when your partner starts crying hysterically and pushes you away.

  • DJK||

    I've yet to have that experience. What did you do?!?!

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    He dropped his pants.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Word is BUCS has a ginormous penis.

  • Fuck you, Shikha (Nunya)||

    Do antibiotics clear up ginormous?

  • silver.||

    For somebody prone to sympathy boners, the crying part could be the beginning of an enjoyable night.

  • sharmota4zeb||

    This is why some cultures wait until marriage and put one spouse in charge of the bedroom after the wedding. Alteratively, you can just pick a safeword.

  • damikesc||

    So, the activists have literally never had sex once in their lives.

    I love how feminism is making women miserable. Most women want a guy to "Take charge" --- not basically beg for permission. But, got to let fat, ugly lesbians decide what straight women want.

  • Zeb||

    I'm trying to imagine anyone ever doing the full "affirmative consent" thing in a sexual encounter and I just can't do it. That's just not how people have sex. And is most certainly not, in my not all that extensive experience, how most women want men to behave.
    I have yet to have anyone explain to me why saying "no" when you don't want something to happen is such an unbearable and unreasonable burden.

  • Brian||

    Saying no is hard, because they're all co-dependent, or something.

    What's wrong with looking at it like that?

  • DJK||

    Nothing like infantilizing women to empower them.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    ""So, the activists have literally never had sex once in their lives."'

    Must not.

    ""I'm trying to imagine anyone ever doing the full "affirmative consent" thing in a sexual encounter and I just can't do it. ""

    For that reason, among others.

    Did you hear about the ANTIFA kid that was so ugly, the stick beat him just to get away.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Don't worry, it will all be done by Alexa on the future.

    "Bing! Lisa, I haven't heard any indications of affirmative consent for two minutes. Please confirm you are still comfortable with this encounter. You. Dirty. Slut."

  • Ariki||

    Shit, if you could train that robot bitch to say filthy things the world would be a better place.
    Life a filthy parrot that plays music.

  • Paper Wasp||

  • EscherEnigma||

    I'm trying to imagine anyone ever doing the full "affirmative consent" thing in a sexual encounter and I just can't do it.


    ... Are you asking for badly written erotica to demonstrate how it works? 'cause I guarantee I'm not that great an erotica writer. And, y'know, it'd be gay erotica. And probably over-use "you want that dick?" a lot.

  • UnrepentantCurmudgeon||

    Certainly would have ruined the story line in 50 Shades of Grey. And we know that the primary audience for that mass of shlock was ... women.

  • Rod Flash||

    The good thing about it is that the "revolutionaries" are making it impossible for them to ever have sex, resulting in breeding themselves out of the population in a single generation. Definitely an undesirable mutation.

  • Brandybuck||

    The left is eating their own. Does this mean the right should not worry? Far from it! It's like a shark feeding frenzy eating their own innards, you don't want to be anywhere near it...

    Still, it thins out the shark population.

  • John||

    A whole lot of well meaning liberals who helped create this monster are now shocked to find they are being eaten by it. This is the kind of thing that is supposed to happen to conservatives and deplorables, not liberals.

  • Brandybuck||

    Liberals didn't create this monster, progressives who created this monster. Liberals merely tolerated it due to not understanding that baby monsters quickly outgrow the chains that restrain them.

  • BYODB||

    Liberalism is about as common as a true Conservative these days (Re: hardly any left) and those who remain seem to actively carry water for Progressive causes because it's the easiest way not to be eaten whole.

    Most people are some form of in-between and unfortunately Progressivism sounds good to people who have no idea what's going on and don't care about knowing.

    Republicans are falling all over themselves to prove how infested with Progressivism they've become, even when I'd have to acknowledge that they're ultimately patient zero.

  • JuanQPublic||

    We're in sort of a feedback loop.

    For years, the Democratic Party increasingly became out of touch with the working class, while simultaneously condescending to them. The party has never been socially progressive, and has instead been riding the coattails of social change to appear as such (see gay marriage, drug policy, criminal justice reform, etc).

    Trump filled the vacuum in regards to the working class. Extremists on the authoritarian left filled the vacuum on the social issues.

    The Democratic Party now operates in reflexive fashion to Trump, and Trump reacts in reflexive fashion to Democrats, while associating them with the kooky elements on the political left (Antifa, etc). The Republicans are sitting on the sidelines essentially doing nothing.

  • Mark22||

    Liberals didn't create this monster, progressives who created this monster. Liberals merely tolerated it

    Since you seem a little confused on terminology, here is a handy translation table:

    Actual Old Group ---> New Term for the Group (as used by progressives)

    fascist ---> liberal, progressive
    liberal ---> libertarian, fascist, racist, sexist
    socialist, communist ---> democratic socialist, progressive
    conservative ---> fascist
    moderate Christian ---> theocrat, fascist

    Hope that helps.

  • Headache||

    Liberals didn't create this monster, progressives who created this monster. Liberals merely tolerated it

    Liberals created the progressive, therefore, created the monster.

  • ||

    There aren't any conservatives with any kind of power on campuses these days, and the students' only world is the college campus, ergo, lefties eat lefty professor. I find it to be quite delicious.

  • NoVaNick||

    Well they have to start somewhere and they don't know any conservatives personally, so they target those in their social circles who are fellow progressives. Its not every day you get to punch someone in the face on camera.

  • JuanQPublic||

    In the eyes of the activists, there can be no gray areas.

    We should all be grateful that these righteous, perfect, infallible people are here to zealously re-educate everyone with violent means and fly in the face of the scourge of due process.

  • Rich||

    Administrators did not immediately respond.

    Well, sheesh, Robby -- did you threaten them with revolutionary violence?

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Robby's idea of revolutionary violence is to stick Milton and Friedrich (his Yorkies) on them.

  • Trigger Warning||

    "Future Rapists" would be a great name for a rock band biopics about Bill and Ted(dy).

  • Jerryskids||

    If this guy - and others like him - were as dangerous as these "activists" claim, he'd just go rape them to death and be done with it.

    I heard some asshole on TV the other day opining that Trump brought out the dark side in people, "normalizing" racist and sexist talk and behavior when we were justthisclose to getting rid of it in our society. Bullshit, Trump simply made it okay to fight back. If I'm going to be accused of being racist and sexist (and all kinds of -phobic) simply by virtue of being a straight white male and there's nothing I can do to appease my accusers, then, fuck it, I might as well be racist and sexist and multi-phobic. When these shitheads have a galloping conniption fit over "It's OK To Be White", it's time to face the fact that these people do not have good intentions.

  • GILMORE™||

    the RSF, whose logo contains the hammer and sickle communist symbol, states that "Reece's only solution" after "a male student who, through this course, realized he had not been obtaining consent in all of his sexual encounters," was "to briefly counsel him over email and suggest — not enforce — campus counseling."

    Commies are mad that someone who realized that they'd been having sex w/o elaborate PC-consent practices wasn't being persecuted by the institution.

    Why am i not surprised that the thing these types love most of all is punishing thought-criminals for the sake of simply expanding their power-base? Its always an instant leap from this "liberation of the oppressed"-rhetoric to running their own mini-Gulags.

  • Sandab||

    Sounds like a hostile workplace. Sue the school.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    By his "Buddy's mom" he really means his mom. And Backpage was shut down, so I'm guess his mom is not making $77 hourly anymore.

  • ejpoleii||

    I practice affirmative response. If she says "stop" I get up, put on my clothes, and leave. Mostly forever.

  • TrickyVic (old school)||

    No sandwich?

  • dirtydog1776||

    Stop it.......my head is about to explode from listening to all these liberal/leftist/Antifa claptrap.

  • mtrueman||

    "Assistant Professor Robert Reece summarized conversations he has had with various men—including male students in his Masculinities in America class—about whether they had ever failed to practice affirmative consent, which requires the participants in a sexual encounter to constantly assess whether the other participant is still interested in the activity."

    Thanks to Prof, Reece, casual sex just got a little less casual. Good news for those who like to up the sexual stakes by adding risk into the mix.

  • Mark22||

    he believes women should get used to rape and abuse as a condition of their gender,

    Seems to me the way things are going, women should get used to becoming old spinsters, because only insane men would touch them under these conditions.

  • mtrueman||

    "because only insane men would touch them under these conditions."

    Or men willing to bear the risk. Not so different from the rest of the animal kingdom, where an amorous male stands a good chance of having his head bitten off and being eaten by the female.

  • Mark22||

    Revolutionary Student Front, an anti-capitalist antifa group

    Given that fascism was primarily anti-capitalist, seems like the Revolutionary Student Front is actually a bunch of brownshirts themselves, using the "antifa" moniker as a cover.

  • Brett Bellmore||

    In practice, fascism and communism are just two competing brands of totalitarian violence, about as different as McDonalds and Burger King.

    The only real difference between them is that after the Hitler/Stalin pact broke down, Stalin became our sorta/kinda ally against Hitler. So, while the Right had to purge itself of fascist elements, the left was free to retain its love affair with left totalitarianism. And to this day is rotten with idiots who think Communism is a great idea that just never got tried right.

    Sometimes I wish that Patton had gotten his wish, and we'd continued WWII for a few more months to polish off Stalin, too. It would be a very different world today.

  • John C. Randolph||

    Patton, like Hitler, badly underestimated the cost of taking out the Soviets. They had more cannon fodder than anyone but the Chinese.

    -jcr

  • vek||

    This is EXACTLY what needs to keep happening.

    As long as the left keeps eating their own for not being sufficiently extreme, they will just keep driving sane people out and eventually collapse. Go SJWs! GO!!!!!!!

  • BigT||

    Yeah. Can we help them in some way? Maybe by indentifying impure leftists?

    No runski, no jogski, no Trotsky!

  • Nom de Sobriquet||

    +1
    I would love to be part of the survey questionnaire writers for this test.

  • Paper Wasp||

    It's actually a good thing that they've created their own minefield around sexual encounters, because it greatly reduces the chances that they'll breed.

  • RabbitHead||

    Unfortunately, they are more than happy with trying to co-opt our offspring. They know well how to exploit that teen-aged window when our kids are sure that everything we think is wrong, and want to find alternate ideas.

  • Headache||

    Reece deserves everything the Antifa cowards dish out. You reap what you sow, asshole.

    Antifa and their like don't chasten Islam, or the splinter group Nation of Islam, and further The new Black Panthers because they are no doubt cowards.

  • VinniUSMC||

    Hello antifa. Please start committing revolutionary violence. Then we may strike you facists down, once and for all. Thanks.

  • Nom de Sobriquet||

    This looks like a good movie. I can't wait til it comes out.

  • Quo Usque Tandem||

    People Republic and Indian Country by Kurt Schlichter pretty well covers it; but I seriously doubt that it will ever be made into a movie.

  • MarkLastname||

    I wonder if this group that wants the vast majority of men inarcerated or worse (not women though, because apparently men's affirmative consent is automatic or something) also proclaims support for criminal justice reform?

    Let's remember that deep down, all socialists are tankies.

  • GamerFromJump||

    I've said before that what's happening on campuses now is not unlike the "struggle sessions" of Maoist students in China, but this literally is just about the same thing.

  • TxJack 112||

    Progressives have done an excellent job of criminalizing behavior and using their "rules" to punish anyone they think does not have the right mindset. What happened to threatening violence being a criminal act? Apparently at UT, the only criminals are men who do not abide by the insanity of the left.

  • WJack||

    "Masculinities in America class" . . . using tax dollars, in any way shape or form to support this nonsense amounts to fraud.

  • Headache||

    These social classes are an easy grade, because there are no wrong answers as long as you play the game. A good thing they pass up economics. They don't know what is going to happen to them when the $1.4 trillion student loans, the $20 trillion operating debt, and the $150 trillion unfunded obligations come due. They will surely understand slavery when it arrives.

  • ||

    The meaning of consent has changed. Back when President Kennedy had sex with a 19 yr. old virgin intern, he was not charged with rape, or with using his position and power. Now days, that would most likely not pass mustard as being consensual. What I find so disappointing is that such a question is worthwhile to study, but there is no room for that any longer on college campuses.

  • Empress Trudy||

    We should work to burn down every college in America.

  • Empress Trudy||

    We should work to burn down every college in America.

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  • prediksi sydney||

    Ya, saya kira "reaktif" lebih kata yang saya pikirkan. "Reaksioner" memang memiliki implikasi itu. Saya akan berdebat dengan asumsi mereka bahwa "revolusioner" adalah sisi baiknya. Revolusi sangat jarang berhasil dengan baik bagi kebanyakan orang.

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