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Oberlin racism hoax exploited to advance “even more extreme policies”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 6:30pm 9/1/2013 at 6:30pm

When The Great Oberlin Racism Hoax of 2013 was exposed last month by Chuck Ross at The Daily Caller, troubling questions arose as to How Could Oberlin Be So Cruel as to not have told students there weren’t really Nazi and KKK sympathizers stalking the campus.

Police records reveal that the Oberlin...

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15 liberals who can’t handle the truth about the Oberlin racism hoax

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7:15pm 8/28/2013 at 7:15pm

[WAJ intro: Laurel Conrad is a Cornell University Senior. This is her first post at Legal Insurrection. Laurel is President of the conservative Cornell Review, and the Cornell chapter of the Network of Enlightened Women. Laurel interned...

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Again! 16 year-old confesses to sending himself racist texts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2013 at 7:25pm 8/26/2013 at 7:25pm

The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013 finally has broken through to the mainstream media, albeit via a wholly inadequate AP article picked up at mainstream publication that fail to disclose that the lead perpetrator was a liberal Obama supporter, or that the Oberlin administration knew it was a hoax...

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Oberlin admin finds victim of racism hoax exposure: Itself

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 26, 2013 at 9:36am 8/26/2013 at 9:36am

On Saturday we posted the statement issued by the Oberlin College administration in response to conservative media having exposed the racism hoax and Oberlin’s part in playing along by not disclosing the hoax to the student body. 

The sentence most of us focused on was: “These actions were real.”  That “fake but real”...

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Oberlin hoax lesson: Smelling a rat is good, smelling like a rat is bad

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 1:45pm 8/25/2013 at 1:45pm

I smelled a rat in the Oberlin racism narrative, and so did some other people in the conservative blogosphere, including but not limited to Michelle Malkin and Chuck Ross of The Daily Caller (who obtained the police report that confirmed our suspicions that this was a hoax).

So while Jack Marshall at ...

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White liberal privilege means knowing your racism hoax will not be widely reported

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 6:39pm 8/24/2013 at 6:39pm

As longtime readers know, we’re not big fans of the White Privilege verbiage, or the White Privilege consultant and pontificating class:

In an otherwise good article about the Oberlin racism hoax, Conor Friedersdorf uses the term “white privilege” to...

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Oberlin issues statement: “These actions were real”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 12:07pm 8/24/2013 at 12:07pm

I just received an email from Scott Wargo, press spokesman for Oberlin:

I would like to direct you to a statement the college has issued. You will find the statement posted online at http://news.oberlin.edu/articles/oberlin-college-statement-bias-incidents/#.UhjRJM2S6mc

The president h...

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How could Oberlin be so cruel as to play along with the racism hoax?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10:35am 8/24/2013 at 10:35am

The spate of racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim, and homophobic posters and graffiti that plagued the Oberlin College campus in February 2013 was definitively exposed as a hoax led by a pro-Obama liberal anti-racist student activist seeking to get a reaction from the community.

The post by Chuck Ross of The Daily Caller outlines the details of the police...

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What did the Oberlin Board of Trustees know about the racism hoax, and when did it know it?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 11:56am 8/22/2013 at 11:56am

I reported earlier this morning about The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013.

An open question is who knew what and when.  Clearly the Oberlin administration and the local police were aware of the culprits and that it was a hoax prior to the campus rallies.

But what about the Board of...

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The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 6:20am 8/22/2013 at 6:20am

A massive racism hoax took place at Oberlin College in February 2013 in which two students made seemingly racist, anti-Semitic and other such posters, graffiti and emails for the purpose of getting a reaction on campus, not because they believed the hostile messages.  At least one of the two was an Obama supporter with...

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Oberlin update — two white male student suspects but motives unclear

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2013 at 5:45pm 5/3/2013 at 5:45pm

It has been over two months since a series of racist, sexist and homophobic slurs were found written on the campus of Oberlin College.

When a student reported seeing someone in a Klan outfit — a sighting which likely w...

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Saturday Night Card Game (What you see is not always what you get)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 6:00pm 3/9/2013 at 6:00pm

Oberlin College cancelled classes based on a report that an individual was seen wearing a KKK-hood.

It turned out that the mystery figure likely was a woman in a blanket.

As we wait for further details
 as to who was behind hate-graffiti in the weeks prior to the dramatic school closure, and what their motivations...

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Oberlin pretty good at keeping secret the identities and motives of perps

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 5:49pm 3/7/2013 at 5:49pm

Very strange.

Local police are quoted as saying they have identified two students possibly connected to the rash of racist, anti-Semitic and anti-gay writings on campus, but were uncertain as to their motives.

As detailed yesterday, the Oberlin administration is not willing to talk about it, to the point of being unwilling to...

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Oberlin declines to comment on motivations of students behind writings

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 5:19pm 3/6/2013 at 5:19pm

There have been numerous reported instances at Oberlin College of writings scrawled on campus using racist, anti-Semitic and anti-gay language.  That backdrop led to a shut-down of classes and mass gatherings of students when there was a reported sighting of someone in a Klan outfit, which turned out just to be

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New SPLC fear-mongering report — “explosive growth” of SPLC fundraising predicted

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 9:51pm 3/5/2013 at 9:51pm

How fitting that on the day a supposed sighting of the KKK at Oberlin College was revealed to be nothing more than a woman wrapped in a blanket, the Southern Poverty Law Center released its latest scare tool, New Report: Radical antigovernment movement continues explosive growth:

The number of conspiracy-minded antigovernment “Patriot”...

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Klan sighting at Oberlin likely just woman wrapped in a blanket

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:00pm 3/5/2013 at 1:00pm

Oberlin College experienced some campus drama Monday with a report of someone dressed in KKK garb on campus.  Via Slate:

Oberlin College canceled classes Monday after someone reported spotting a person walking on campus wearing what appeared to be a Ku Klux Klan-like hooded robe, the latest in a month-long string of...

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