Yale students study “In Defense of Looting” from #BlackLivesMatter protester

posted at 9:21 am on October 6, 2015 by Jazz Shaw

We recently told you about the breaking news of DeRay Mckesson – whose impressive resume includes being a human resources administrator at a middle school and a Black Lives Matter protester – obtaining a position as a lecturer at Yale University. The original list of “reading material for the course” included articles from Huffington Post and the New York Times. They seem to have missed a few items in the syllabus, though. A friend of ours on Twitter caught wind of a tweet from one of the students at the prestigious Ivy League school who was letting her friends know just what she was studying in DeRay’s class.

The Twitter account of user ShordeeDooWhop was quickly moved to private status, but not before the image above had been screen captured. So this is what the kids are studying at Yale these days, eh? I was unfamiliar with the august work of Willie Osterweil before now, but fortunately for us it’s still available online. The article in question – In Defense of Looting – is a real eye opener which was published at the height of the Michael Brown riots and it’s sure to be a big hit in Social Justice Warrior circles.

Let’s take a peek at some of the highlights, shall we? And be sure to read this brief section carefully.

The mystifying ideological claim that looting is violent and non-political is one that has been carefully produced by the ruling class because it is precisely the violent maintenance of property which is both the basis and end of their power. Looting is extremely dangerous to the rich (and most white people) because it reveals, with an immediacy that has to be moralized away, that the idea of private property is just that: an idea, a tenuous and contingent structure of consent, backed up by the lethal force of the state. When rioters take territory and loot, they are revealing precisely how, in a space without cops, property relations can be destroyed and things can be had for free.

On a less abstract level there is a practical and tactical benefit to looting. Whenever people worry about looting, there is an implicit sense that the looter must necessarily be acting selfishly, “opportunistically,” and in excess. But why is it bad to grab an opportunity to improve well-being, to make life better, easier, or more comfortable? Or, as Hannah Black put it on Twitter: “Cops exist so people can’t loot ie have nice things for free so idk why it’s so confusing that people loot when they protest against cops” [sic]. Only if you believe that having nice things for free is amoral, if you believe, in short, that the current (white-supremacist, settler-colonialist) regime of property is just, can you believe that looting is amoral in itself.

Apparently we’ve had this whole “crime vs lawfulness” thing backwards the entire time. Looting isn’t a criminal activity… it’s a way to have nice things for free, and if you think that’s an amoral position you are obviously a racist and part of the effort to keep poor people down. I simply can’t believe how wrong we’ve been for all this time. In fact, I could use a new TV for the den, so if any of you would be willing to help me strap a few shopping carts together and give me a ride down to Target…

This identification of what DeRay is “teaching” his class pretty much stands on its own. But in closing I will once again issue a gentle reminder here to all of the parents who have bundled up young Johnny or Jane and sent them off to Yale this fall. The current bill for tuition and related expenses this year is $63,250. And for that bargain basement price your kid will come back with helpful tips on how you can loot your way out of the poorhouse after Yale bankrupts you.

What a country!


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The current bill for tuition and related expenses this year is $63,250.

Sounds as if DeRay Mckesson isn’t the only one who enjoys a good looting now and then.

Bmore on October 6, 2015 at 9:27 AM

What a savage position.

jhffmn on October 6, 2015 at 9:29 AM

I once attended a talk by a woman who lived in Hungary during its socialist/communist years. She said that you couldn’t leave a sweater or article of clothing in the backseat of a car, or any property for that matter, since the window would get broken to steal even something of very small value. (An example of Keynesian ‘broken window’ economics at work…?)

Waiting in lines for the mere possibility of purchasing daily staples exacerbates the issue.

Recent history makes it incredibly obvious that private property rights are the only way to feed and house more than a few million people. How can so many professors and politicians be so ignorant?

Nephew Sam on October 6, 2015 at 9:31 AM

“Pants Up, Don’t Loot!”

Rix on October 6, 2015 at 9:31 AM

That block quote in the piece will be exhibit 1 in the Museum of Human Decay.

Limerick on October 6, 2015 at 9:32 AM

Unstinkingbelievable

“Ruling class”

Edumacation at its finest

cmsinaz on October 6, 2015 at 9:33 AM

Can we loot Yale’s $25.6 BILLION endowment?

mjbrooks3 on October 6, 2015 at 9:34 AM

This type of pop thug philosophy is why we need the second amendment now more than ever.

tommyboy on October 6, 2015 at 9:34 AM

This:

The mystifying ideological claim that looting is violent and non-political is one that has been carefully produced by the ruling class because it is precisely the violent maintenance of property which is both the basis and end of their power.

Reminds me of this:

Let me explain to you how this works: you see, the corporations finance Team America, and then Team America goes out… and the corporations sit there in their… in their corporation buildings, and… and, and see, they’re all corporation-y… and they make money.

Gatsu on October 6, 2015 at 9:34 AM

The current bill for tuition and related expenses this year is $63,250. And for that bargain basement price your kid will come back with helpful tips on how you can loot your way out of the poorhouse after Yale bankrupts you.

Plus, the looted stuff will end up at the parents house because the Yale grad will not be able to find a job and will be living in the basement.

Cherokee on October 6, 2015 at 9:34 AM

The current bill for tuition and related expenses this year is $63,250.

Sounds as if DeRay Mckesson isn’t the only one who enjoys a good looting now and then.

Bmore on October 6, 2015 at 9:27 AM

Dang, and I was complaining about $18,000 a year. Man, I am stealing by paying so little.

#WhiteyPayingLess

HonestLib on October 6, 2015 at 9:35 AM

+1 HL

Ding ding ding Cherokee

cmsinaz on October 6, 2015 at 9:37 AM

I do like the fact they are sitting in a drum circle where you can check out the chicks’ kibbles and bits across from you.

HonestLib on October 6, 2015 at 9:37 AM

and things can be had for free.

So, the mine worker who extracts the minerals for the tv, the deckhand who transports those minerals from Timbuktu to China, the Chinese factory worker who assembles the minerals into a tv, yet another deckhand who ships the tv from China to America, the longshoreman & big rig trucker who make sure the tv gets to Best Buy,

not a single one of them gets paid for the work they did? Are you simply enslaving them? Heck, even slaveowners had to house, clothe and feed their slaves, you are not even doing that. You want others to work hard for you for free.

rbj on October 6, 2015 at 9:39 AM

So, if “the idea of private property is a tenuous and contingent structure of consent, backed up by the lethal force of the state”, then this demented idiot’s ‘logic’ demands that it is, in fact, moral to confiscate said property by the lethal force of riotous thieves. I wonder if that Yale classroom had any infrastructure surviving the the first day of indoc.., er, instruction.

vnvet on October 6, 2015 at 9:39 AM

Knock, knock, knock…”DeRay Mckesson?”

Can you help me out to my car with your TV and cuisinart?

Limerick on October 6, 2015 at 9:39 AM

Have I ever told you guys how big a fan I am of number 4 buckshot? Federal Premium Personal Defense load “PD156″, a 2 3/4” shell with 34 pellets of no. 4 travelling at 1100 fps, is my favorite.

/justsayin’

M240H on October 6, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Good Gawd…the mindset of these freaks, and so many SJW trash wonder why guns are being snapped-up in their millions every year.

I’ve got a feeling that ol’ DeeeRaaay would take a dim view of me coming into class one day, grabbing his laptop, and announcing that it’s mine now because of an injustice which befell an ancestor of mine 300 years ago.

Bishop on October 6, 2015 at 9:43 AM

First they came for the looters, and I said nothing because . . . they’re looters.

Skipity on October 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM

To get an “A” in the class a student has to go into a store and steal at least $100 worth of merchandise….

Extra credit if you get caught and end up with a teaching job at Yale…

albill on October 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM

First they came for the looters, and I said nothing because . . . they’re looters.

Skipity on October 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM

And I helped.

I always wanted to fire a tear gas canister straight into a guy’s chest while he’s trying to bust through the door of the local smoke shop.

Bishop on October 6, 2015 at 9:47 AM

So, the mine worker who extracts the minerals for the tv, the deckhand who transports those minerals from Timbuktu to China, the Chinese factory worker who assembles the minerals into a tv, yet another deckhand who ships the tv from China to America, the longshoreman & big rig trucker who make sure the tv gets to Best Buy,

not a single one of them gets paid for the work they did? Are you simply enslaving them? Heck, even slaveowners had to house, clothe and feed their slaves, you are not even doing that. You want others to work hard for you for free.

rbj on October 6, 2015 at 9:39 AM

“A true slave dreams not of freedom, but of his own slaves.”

Rix on October 6, 2015 at 9:47 AM

Only if you believe that having nice things for free is amoral, if you believe, in short, that the current (white-supremacist, settler-colonialist) regime of property is just, can you believe that looting is amoral in itself.

By that logic, the owner of nice things can shoot dead anybody who tries to take their “free stuff” without any ethical qualms.

The problem with these black looters and the liberals who support them is that they see looting as a victimless crime when, in fact, dozens of family-owned businesses in Ferguson and Baltimore were destroyed by black looters.

Happy Nomad on October 6, 2015 at 9:49 AM

Knock, knock, knock…”DeRay Mckesson?”

Can you help me out to my car with your TV and cuisinart?

And this is why we need classes on looting! You don’t knock on the door and ask politely for help. You throw a cinder block through his window and jump in. You grab what you can and you go back the way you came in.

Bonus Marks: Do it while a crowd is nearby so that they then follow you in and ransack more continue to redistribute the unjustly accrued material wealth.

Advanced Class: “Molotov Cocktails: Construction and Use in a Socially Acceptable Way” (In this class, students learn how to use Molotov Cocktails to ensure property that is not liberated for the masses cannot continue to be enjoyed by the one-percenters. 50% in-class work, 50% field work at the students’ parents’ homes.)

SteveJ on October 6, 2015 at 9:52 AM

How can so many professors and politicians be so ignorant?

Nephew Sam on October 6, 2015 at 9:31 AM

It is not the professors and politicians who are ignorant, its the average American citizen who are ignorant. More importantly, they are ignorant, because they want to be ignorant. They not only don’t want to know, they want every much not to know.

Most American’s are more Marxist than they are capitalist. America’s Bolshevik Revolution is coming. America’s Black culture is a Marxist Culture. The majority of traditional classic Jazz artists from the Black Culture were ardent Marxist activists. As are the majority of Rap and Hip hop artists.

You do not know this, because you do not want to know it. Just as you do not know that the majority of college professors are Marxist activists.

America has been indoctrinated into Marxism for the last 100 years by Academia and the Media. Most of you have convinced yourselves that the liberals are just spouting liberal talking points, they are not. They are advocating for Marxism.

DeRay Mckesson is advocating for Marxist redistribution of the exact same nature as Lenin advocated for during the Bolshevik Revolution. But, you go right ahead and go back to sleep, America can never be taken over by Marxist revolutionaries, right?

What the hell did you think Obama meant when he said he was going to “Fundamentally Transform” America?

oscarwilde on October 6, 2015 at 9:53 AM

To get an “A” in the class a student has to go into a store and steal at least $100 worth of merchandise….

Extra credit if you get caught and end up with a teaching job at Yale…

albill on October 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM

Don’t be silly. These are Yale students. Most of them went to prep school and Mummsy and Daddy are part of the “white-supremacist, settler-colonialist” class.

You get an A by offering up your possessions to the black rabble that would steal from you in a heartbeat. After all, it’s only fair since the black rabble didn’t have the advantages because of white supremist oppression or something.

Happy Nomad on October 6, 2015 at 9:53 AM

I’m tempted to head over to DeRays house and loot me some “free stuff”. A lecturer at Yale ought to pull down some heavy green, so there ought to be opportunity there to enrich my life.

My neighborhood, however, has a saying of its own.

You loot, we shoot.

bobthm3 on October 6, 2015 at 9:55 AM

And this is why we need classes on looting!

SteveJ on October 6, 2015 at 9:52 AM

But I’m one of those white guys so I loot politely.

Limerick on October 6, 2015 at 9:56 AM

Thart’s just redundant. Doesn’t Yale already employ David Brooks?

cbenoistd on October 6, 2015 at 9:58 AM

This is another example of the double-edged sword of promoting people without skills

These purfesuh edumakators have no real education so they further their myth with trumped up subjects

It’s all by design to weaken the Republic

Mr Soames on October 6, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Let him bring his looting theories out to the suburbs and see how it works out.

tommyboy on October 6, 2015 at 10:03 AM

I’ve got a feeling that ol’ DeeeRaaay would take a dim view of me coming into class one day, grabbing his laptop, and announcing that it’s mine now because of an injustice which befell an ancestor of mine 300 years ago.

Bishop on October 6, 2015 at 9:43 AM

Reminds me of one of the OWS parasites that were squatting here in DC. While one these vermin was out pooping on patrol cars or something, one of his brethren “patriots” stole his laptop and the camp’s petty cash fund. The parasite seemed truly upset that somebody would steal “his stuff.”

Happy Nomad on October 6, 2015 at 10:05 AM

…with an immediacy that has to be moralized away…

Yeah, prior to the Civil Right’s era, if there was any segment of our society that understood the idea of “Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Goods” it was the black community.

You have to first remove that consciousness before you can introduce the idea of looting as social justice without being laughed off the stage.

Cleombrotus on October 6, 2015 at 10:05 AM

Let him bring his looting theories out to the suburbs and see how it works out.

tommyboy on October 6, 2015 at 10:03 AM

especially the type of suburbs such as some of the ones on Long Island that can afford $65,000 a year tuition. You know the kind, gated communities, private police force with round the clock security patrols. If I were shelling out $65k a year for tuition my kid wouldn’t be going back next semester.

pc253 on October 6, 2015 at 10:09 AM

I’m sure the next lesson is “Why won’t these racist’s shop owners build new stores in the Ghetto?”

Shtetl G on October 6, 2015 at 10:09 AM

Looting is extremely dangerous to the rich (and most white people) …

Stop reading right there, not that my expectations were high to begin with. It’s clear this class is designed to nurture white guilt and it’s sad that far too many (liberal) white people willfully subject themselves to it.

heretic on October 6, 2015 at 10:10 AM

By that logic, the owner of nice things can shoot dead anybody who tries to take their “free stuff” without any ethical qualms.

Happy Nomad on October 6, 2015 at 9:49 AM

Yup. Only in that is the fear. The fear of being put in jail for taking out a horde of looters.

LoganSix on October 6, 2015 at 10:11 AM

Have I ever told you guys how big a fan I am of number 4 buckshot? Federal Premium Personal Defense load “PD156″, a 2 3/4” shell with 34 pellets of no. 4 travelling at 1100 fps, is my favorite.

/justsayin’

Turkey loads are better with bigger pellets.

mechkiller_k on October 6, 2015 at 10:12 AM

tommyboy on October 6, 2015 at 10:03 AM

especially the type of suburbs such as some of the ones on Long Island that can afford $65,000 a year tuition. You know the kind, gated communities, private police force with round the clock security patrols. If I were shelling out $65k a year for tuition my kid wouldn’t be going back next semester.

pc253 on October 6, 2015 at 10:09 AM

ROTFLMAO… There is a reason why once the Marxist revolutionaries have seized a country, the first thing they do is round up all of the useless imbeciles who helped them seize control, line them up against a wall and shoot them. Its the exact same reason why those upscale Long Island neighborhoods all have gates and private security around the clock.

oscarwilde on October 6, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Turkey loads are better with bigger pellets.

mechkiller_k on October 6, 2015 at 10:12 AM

Your ignorance is showing, pull up your pants.

captnjoe on October 6, 2015 at 10:15 AM

The old ‘To each according to his need, from each according to his ability’ argument. I’m reminded of the Communist bookstores at University of California Berkeley that went bankrupt because their customers shoplifted the books.

Uniblogger on October 6, 2015 at 10:16 AM

I think I’ll go into the teachin biz.
100 level prereqs will be basic firearms handling – so my first class will be “Shooting Looters 223”.

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:17 AM

What happens when you loot all the free stuff and them racist pigs don’t make no more free stuff for you to take? Go on food stamps?

Herb on October 6, 2015 at 10:17 AM

First they came for the looters, and I said nothing because . . . they’re looters.

Skipity on October 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM

Well I didn’t say anything either – but I shot some…….

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:21 AM

Have I ever told you guys how big a fan I am of number 4 buckshot? Federal Premium Personal Defense load “PD156″, a 2 3/4” shell with 34 pellets of no. 4 travelling at 1100 fps, is my favorite.

/justsayin’

M240H on October 6, 2015 at 9:42 AM

Got some of that – but I prefer 00buck in the Mossberg 500 – .410 000buck and PDX Defense rounds in my Governor with a couple .45 Long Colt hollow points for the finish.

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:24 AM

What happens when you loot all the free stuff and them racist pigs don’t make no more free stuff for you to take? Go on food stamps?

Herb on October 6, 2015 at 10:17 AM

Then they hit the other looters’ cribs…….

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:25 AM

What we need is a law forcing businesses to build in poor ‘hoods.

It would almost be worth it to pay the big fee just to take this idiot’s class and call his bluff by openly grabbing his gear while he’s standing by the white-screen.

“Hey! That’s my Iphone!”

-Sorry, brother, my phone is crap and I can’t afford a new one, and you said it’s socially acceptable to improve one’s life when the opportunity presents itself.

Then pocket the phone, sit down, pick up a pencil, and start taking notes as if nothing happened.

Bishop on October 6, 2015 at 10:26 AM

Got some of that – but I prefer 00buck in the Mossberg 500 – .410 000buck and PDX Defense rounds in my Governor with a couple .45 Long Colt hollow points for the finish.

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:24 AM

I have large signs around my property and the shop declaring “This Property Protected By A Gun Free Zone!”

Bishop on October 6, 2015 at 10:28 AM

Maybe looting the house of Yale’s President is the moral thing to do.

LivN4Lax on October 6, 2015 at 10:31 AM

In Defense of Looting? Sounds great. Let’s go loot Yale. We could get some sweet laptops.

SoulGlo on October 6, 2015 at 10:33 AM

You won’t practice it for long.

Schadenfreude on October 6, 2015 at 10:43 AM

ROTFLMAO… There is a reason why once the Marxist revolutionaries have seized a country, the first thing they do is round up all of the useless imbeciles who helped them seize control, line them up against a wall and shoot them. Its the exact same reason why those upscale Long Island neighborhoods all have gates and private security around the clock.

oscarwilde on October 6, 2015 at 10:14 AM

and once they come for you those gates, security patrols, and private police force will do you no good.

pc253 on October 6, 2015 at 10:43 AM

When rioters take territory and loot, they are revealing precisely how, in a space without cops, property relations can be destroyed and things can be had for free.

Unless the owners of said property take that “idea” seriously and are willing to shoot your sorry azz when you show up.
But, I’m sure you would agree that life is just “an idea, a tenuous and contingent structure of consent”.

Only if you believe that having nice things for free is amoral

No, d1ckhead, it’s immoral.

dozens of family-owned businesses in Ferguson and Baltimore were destroyed by black looters.

Happy Nomad on October 6, 2015 at 9:49 AM

Not just businesses: lots of families now cannot move out because their homes are worth nothing and they can’t sell.

Well I didn’t say anything either – but I shot some…….

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:21 AM

Speak softly and carry a big boomstick?

GWB on October 6, 2015 at 10:44 AM

I spent four years getting my doctoral degree and 100,000 dollars, working 16 hours a day for six weeks studying for my comps, wrote 52,000 words in my dissertation, and previous to that, spent a year getting my MBA and teaching a year to get experience to qualify for doctoral school.

When all I needed to do was loot a fruit stand…….

itsspideyman on October 6, 2015 at 10:46 AM

But why is it bad to grab an opportunity to improve well-being, to make life better, easier, or more comfortable?

And not one of these brilliant students threw a book aimed squarely at this whacko’s head? After all, knocking this guy out would only be grabbing an opportunity to make life better, right?

lynncgb on October 6, 2015 at 10:47 AM

I think the Yale professors need to quit locking their doors to indicate that they don’t discourage looting!

djl130 on October 6, 2015 at 10:50 AM

And to show that they learned from the class, the students should loot Mckesson’s home and that of all the Yale administrators who hired him.

bartbeast on October 6, 2015 at 10:53 AM

Jazz should have used the photo of the looter who scored a pack of toilet paper. Lolz he was SO happy!

Finally! The luxuries only white people are entitled to!

WhirledPeas on October 6, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Speak softly and carry a big boomstick?

GWB on October 6, 2015 at 10:44 AM

Dam straight – although I wouldn’t making it boom softly as well – via suppressor so the looters can’t tell where it’s coming from……

(See scene in Ruthless People when the stupid guy [Bill Pullman] is trying to rob the kidnapper [Judge Reinhold] at the drop spot and the police snipers start shooting up stupid guy’s car…)

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Go into his classroom and office and loot his nice things.

thebrokenrattle on October 6, 2015 at 11:04 AM

When all I needed to do was loot a fruit stand…….

itsspideyman on October 6, 2015 at 10:46 AM

So, on top of being a 1%er, you’re a homophobe? Hater!

GWB on October 6, 2015 at 11:12 AM

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 11:02 AM

But “fwipstick” just doesn’t come across the same. ;)

GWB on October 6, 2015 at 11:15 AM

and once they come for you those gates, security patrols, and private police force will do you no good.
pc253 on October 6, 2015 at 10:43 AM

Add in a couple hundred homeowners with .30 caliber rifles and those things will do you a world of good.

tommyboy on October 6, 2015 at 11:16 AM

All the years of raising our kids NOT to be racist, and we send them to Ivy League schools so they can be taught racism.

Insanity on October 6, 2015 at 11:52 AM

But why is it bad to grab an opportunity to improve well-being, to make life better, easier, or more comfortable?

Because it’s NOT YOURS, you f*ckstick! It DOESN’T BELONG to you, and just because you’re getting away with it now doesn’t mean that you always will.

James on October 6, 2015 at 12:19 PM

If tuition at Yale is $63K a year, the students in this class (or their parents) have more money than I do, and that’s unfair! How about all of us (relatively) poor people look up these students’ home addresses and go take what we don’t have already? Hey, I could use a BMW to replace my old Toyota!

Oh, in church I read that Moses said “thou shalt not steal”. But Moses has been dead for thousands of years–why can’t I help myself to these rich kids’ goodies?

Steve Z on October 6, 2015 at 12:37 PM

Nettaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa is not a student but a BLM who is Deray’s beard. She was hired by Amnesty Interntl. but got fired after only a month.

Blake on October 6, 2015 at 12:42 PM

Higher education

Smack, snow, grass, ice and meth plus the sound of shattered storefront windows.

MaiDee on October 6, 2015 at 12:44 PM

In defense of Looting huh..well my Defense Against Looting is the security firm of Smith, Wesson and Remington plus two German Shepherds that would love to have that asshat Mckesson over for lunch.

HatfieldMcCoy on October 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM

But “fwipstick” just doesn’t come across the same. ;)

GWB on October 6, 2015 at 11:15 AM

How about this one? –

f*ckstick…!
James on October 6, 2015 at 12:19 PM

I think that comes across very well – and seems somehow oddly appropriate…

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 1:11 PM

Ha… ha… ha.

A sad reflection on us Black folk. I can assure you not every one of us share this twisted thinking.

He Who Some Call A Traitor on October 6, 2015 at 1:14 PM

only 62K?
seems sort of niggardly for an institution that offers such awesome courses like that.

dmacleo on October 6, 2015 at 1:16 PM

The writer of the excerpt is Willie Osterweil “a writer and an editor at The New Inquiry and the frontman of the punk band Vulture Shit” and also writes for…wait for it…Al Jazeera America.

I would love it if some enterprising young “opportunist” would help him or herself to Willie’s equipment: van, trailer, amps, speakers, mixing board, etc. Maybe even empty out his home or apartment.

In the name of fairness and all.

Pain Train on October 6, 2015 at 1:18 PM

only 62K?
seems sort of nig*ardly for an institution that offers such awesome courses like that.

*****************
sad I had to edit a valid word to bypass an overly sensitive (nothing nig*ardly about that…) filter.

dmacleo on October 6, 2015 at 1:19 PM

the irony is that deray is essentially promoting the looting of homes of the faculty and administration of yale, as well as the parents of the students.

jetch on October 6, 2015 at 1:24 PM


pathetic human trash and lectures at Yale, so what does that say about that leftist overpriced dump

HAGGS99 on October 6, 2015 at 1:42 PM

Next up…a lecture on hoe to correctly build those Molotov cocktails.

Can’t have the idiots accidentally blowing themselves up.

WhirledPeas on October 6, 2015 at 2:03 PM

It’s not looting … it’s “undocumented shopping”

J_Crater on October 6, 2015 at 2:50 PM

“The violent maintenance of their property”? It seems to me that it is the looters who initiate the violence. No looters, no violence.

Believe it or not, this starts with participation medals where nothing is earned. Everyone deserves everything.

Americanman28 on October 6, 2015 at 2:54 PM

We recently told you about the breaking news of DeRay Mckesson – whose impressive resume includes being a human resources administrator at a middle school and a Black Lives Matter protester – obtaining a position as a lecturer at Yale University.

Has he signed up with the Rubio campaign yet?

Joseph K on October 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM

My property rights are not backed up by the lethal force of the state. They’re backed up by the lethal force of me. I hope this dirtbag tries to loot my house. It would be a pleasure to see him carried out in a body bag.

quikstrike98 on October 6, 2015 at 4:43 PM

I had a better college education in high school from 1964-1968 than most college degrees.

Why? Because we had a much tougher goal than colleges do today.

when I was in junior high school before they changed the name, I was reading things like the History of the English Speaking People, and the importance of the key battles of WW II.

Teachers were not politically correct, but instead were focused on students learning.

A few years ago, my brother’s kid came home with a home work assignment to create a song that Sakakawea might have sung to Lewis and Clark. WTF? Who cares what she may or may not have done. I care about what she did. Everything else is conjecture and fiction.

Today students are worried about how to put a condom on a cucumber than they are on how the Constitution was evolved. I bet that less than .0001 percent of students know that it was the New York delegation that demanded that a bill of rights be added to the Constitution before they would ratify it.

Think about it. There would be no Bill of Rights had the New York delegation not demanded it.

Our kids are so ignorant about their history and culture that he may as well be from another planet. That’s the biggest problem we have in our country today. We are or have lost our culture, history, and traditions.

Without them, you are not a country. You are nothing more than a vacuum for something else to fill. Right now that is the untold millions of illegal aliens flooding across our unprotected boarders for the free benefits our government gives them that have been paid for my US citizens. That model will not last long as illegals consume more benefits than there are taxpayer to pay for them.

Of course our government will continue to borrow money from abroad to feed and house tens of millions who are not paying federal taxes, but that doesn’t matter because the Democrats are counting on the to vote Democrat as the majority population in the future.

This has nothing to do with charity and everything to do with keeping Democrats in power for the foreseeable future.

However, at some point, the Democrats are going to run out of other people’s money and then we will all suffer as if we are in a third world cesspool.

The success of our country depends on educated voters. Therefore, we are doomed.

BMF on October 6, 2015 at 6:18 PM

Looked up some additional Yale info.

Looks like it comes to $7000 to take this course.

If borrowed at 5% paid over 30 years-$13,000 cost to student.

talkingpoints on October 6, 2015 at 6:57 PM

But why is it bad to grab an opportunity to improve well-being, to make life better, easier, or more comfortable?

Which is why liquor stores, drug stores, and smoke shops are always hit first, right?

Drugs, booze, and cigarettes make your life better do they? Improve your well-being?

Blows his whole argument right out of the water. If they really wanted to improve their lot in life, they’d be stealing tools and books.

Oxymoron on October 6, 2015 at 7:49 PM

Deray is missing his true calling: extra on zombie shows.

Blake on October 7, 2015 at 7:17 AM

To get an A, you need to steal a Brink’s armored truck. A 55″ Samsung and a case of Moosehead just won’t do it. That’s only a C on your final. Steal from the library and that’s an F.

Anyone enrolled in this class should be forced to watch the movie, “Idiocracy.” We’re living it in slow motion.

NoPain on October 7, 2015 at 8:28 AM

First they came for the looters, and I said…

Skipity on October 6, 2015 at 9:45 AM

“You look like you’re gettin tired honey. Here, take a break and load mags and I’ll take a turn…”

I’m tempted to head over to DeRays house and loot me some “free stuff”. A lecturer at Yale ought to pull down some heavy green, so there ought to be opportunity there to enrich my life.

I think it would be entirely appropriate to publish Willie Osterweil’s home address, along with the note that he welcomes looters.

My neighborhood, however, has a saying of its own.

You loot, we shoot.

bobthm3 on October 6, 2015 at 9:55 AM

Mine has a flag.

M240H on October 6, 2015 at 9:42 AM

dentarthurdent on October 6, 2015 at 10:24 AM

And for when things go really badly, remember, a brush axe never runs out of ammo, ever.

and once they come for you those gates, security patrols, and private police force will do you no good.

pc253 on October 6, 2015 at 10:43 AM

Depends on who “they” are. And even in the worst case scenario, you can generally make the usurpers pay in blood. WMDs are notoriously unselective, they big stuff only gets used when the attacker has NOTHING he wants to save in the region. Drone strikes lower property values and lead to “white flight.” Turn someone’s fine mansion into a smoking hole and not only doesn’t he have it anymore, now nobody wants it.

And to show that they learned from the class, the students should loot Mckesson’s home and that of all the Yale administrators who hired him.

bartbeast on October 6, 2015 at 10:53 AM

Absolutely.

A sad reflection on us Black folk. I can assure you not every one of us share this twisted thinking.

He Who Some Call A Traitor on October 6, 2015 at 1:14 PM

That’s the really creepy part about leftists to me. They don’t think all blacks are like this… but they think they should be.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, over?

GrumpyOldFart on October 7, 2015 at 10:54 AM