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The left-wing extremist group By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) received a
rude surprise at their ‘Defend Affirmative Action
earlier this month. In place of the ‘hundreds of
they were hoping for, they were greeted by a large contingent of
protestors from Michigan State’s Young Americans for Freedom
Prior to the event protestors marched outside the hall entrance to show
their opposition to race quotas and the far-left terror tactics of
BAMN. The protestors marched peacefully and the only disturbance took
place after a leftist BAMN member attempted to spit on a protestor.
Things quickly turned ugly however after the YAFers attempted to enter
the rally. Despite being advertised as ASMSU-funded event
to the public’, BAMN members tried to block the doors and
resorted to shoving and other physical intimidation. The conservative
protestors’ refusal to leave led the so-called
revolutionaries’ of BAMN to call the police...
Direct Action, part of a larger network of Trotskyite groups in
mid-Michigan, held an anti-troop rally outside the Marine Recruitment
Center in East Lansing on Thursday, December 1st. Equipped
banners that read "Recruiters Lie People Die" and "Create Students Not
Soldiers" and shouting various chants, the radical leftists stomped
around the sidewalk while handing out propaganda to innocent passersby.
Using a loudspeaker the socialist extremists chanted, "1, 2, 3, 4, we
don't want your racist war, 5, 6, 7, 8, we will not cooperate" and
"Hell no we won't go, we won't kill for Texaco" from the second
These protestors claimed that America's poor were being duped into
joining the "fascist military" and getting killed in an "illegal racist
war." They further contended that America is led by "the most
incompetent administration ever" and the push to liberate Iraq from
Saddam Hussein was fueled by fears that the dictator was "farting."...
State News office was the site of a demonstration by two Michigan State
conservative groups Monday afternoon on November 14th.
State College Republicans and Young Americans for Freedom joined forces
to protest in response to an editorial cartoon printed on
Veteran’s Day that depicted a World War II veteran and what
presumably a US soldier serving in Iraq, with the latter stating that
he works in a torture camp...
Action gives us a balm that doesn’t heal, it only drugs
us,” announced Professor William B. Allen of Michigan State
University at an affirmative action debate on Monday, Nov.
professors from various Michigan universities discussed affirmative
action and the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (MCRI) at an event
co-sponsored by Toward a Fair Michigan and the Intercollegiate Studies
with Professor Allen on the panel sat Daniel B. Barnhizer, Ph.D. at MSU
College of Law, Robert A. Sedler, J.D. at Wayne State University of Law
School and Thomas E. Weisskopf, PhD. at the University of Michigan....
On Thursday, October 27th, Reverend Al Sharpton spoke in Ann Arbor on
behalf of BAMN (By Any Means Necessary) against the
of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (MCRI).
The MCRI is an initiative that will be on the 2006 ballot for Michigan
residents to determine whether or not race/gender affirmative action
should be used in job hiring, college applications, etc.
As I walked up to the Diag, I saw hundreds of middle and high school
students who I later learned were from the Detroit Public School
System. When asked if they should have been in school, some replied
that BAMN insisted that they come even though they would face a
three-day suspension... More...
New Civil Rights Movement
find that shirt offensive," said affirmative action supporter Shanta
Driver during a board of canvassers meeting in in July.
her comments at State Representative Leon Drolet (R-Clinton Township)
who wore a shirt that read "End Race Preferences".
leads "By Any Means Necessary" (BAMN), an organization dedicated to
lying and cheating to combat the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative
(MCRI), a ballot proposal that will eliminate race and gender
preferences in college admissions. As with any ultra-leftist
organization, BAMN lacks the logic required to articulate their
position. Rather than using reasoning (which would defeat their
purpose), BAMN uses illegal activity to fight the MCRI....
recent feature story by my local paper discussed the legacy of radical
left-wing activism by college students. The in depth article
reflected the general public’s view that college students
always been leftists and always worked for progressive
From Students for a Democratic Society to the modern socialist groups,
much enthusiasm was poured out upon the Young Turks of the
left. Americans today generally accept that campus
domain of the left. This was not, however, always the
There were days when “College students were often more
Visits Dearborn, Michigan. Last
month Congressman Tom Tancredo of Colorado visited Michigan where he
attended several events including a rally at Western Michigan
University. Tancredo also took time to visit Dearborn. In the picture
above he stands in front of a shop with signs only in Arabic as
well as a bilingual 'We Accept Food Stamps' sign.
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