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mmeisens
Associate professor of political science at Purdue University Northwest. My intellectual focus is on Indiana politics, religion and politics, and general political/social ideas and perspectives that will define the new millennium.
Interests: travel, cross-country skiing, politics
Recent Activity
The revelations from the rigged trial of Trump University keep coming. It comes to light from LawNewz that the law firm Robbins Geller appointed by Judge Gonzalo Curiel to represent a plaintiff in the Trump University class action suits has... Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 6, 2016 at Comical Politics
I have paid a heavy price for my religion and for my support of Israel and the United States. Especially in my opposition to the view of Islam as being by its nature the "religion of peace." It never has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at Comical Politics
Jewish faculty on US campuses paying a heavy price for standing up for Israel Profs on the frontlinesDemocrats, Republicans rebuke White House for stance on Israel boycotts40 Columbia University professors sign BDS petition 'The Jerusalem Report' looks at the academicians... Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 6, 2016 at Comical Politics
Now, if this years primaries, both Republican and Democratic, are not a good example of comical politics, then nothing is. It seems that now is the time to start blogging again on the frivolity, fun, and divisiveness of today's comical... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2016 at Comical Politics
House condemns Israel boycott movement : Politics. This has been a while coming; but, it is a good thing it finally did. Thank you Representative Bill Fine and the State of Indiana. BDS has been the biggest promoter of Antisemitism... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at Comical Politics
Last year, I wrote a blog piece about a University colleague criticizing that colleague's actions and ideas (here). I am not generally known for subltely; I call it like I see it. This colleague - Professor Yahya Kamalipour - promotes... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 13, 2014 at Comical Politics
Last year, I wrote a blog piece about a University colleague criticizing that colleague's actions and ideas (here). I am not generally known for subltely; I call it like I see it. This colleague - Professor Yahya Kamalipour - promotes... Continue reading
Reblogged May 23, 2014 at Comical Politics
In this blog, I have posted public criticism of a public scholar, Dr. Kamalipour. This is well known, at least within the Purdue University Calumet community. Of course, anything I say or do is immediately attacked by other members of... Continue reading
Reblogged May 16, 2014 at Comical Politics
Professor Yahya Kamalipour is apoplectic. He has been busy, along with Professor Colin Fewer, getting the Faculty Senate at Purdue University Calumet, as well as the Purdue Calumet Student Senate to issue resolutions against me. via speakingtruthtopower.blogs.com Kamalipour has now... Continue reading
Reblogged May 16, 2014 at Comical Politics
Last year, I wrote a blog piece about a University colleague criticizing that colleague's actions and ideas (here). I am not generally known for subltely; I call it like I see it. This colleague - Professor Yahya Kamalipour - promotes himself in the public domain, speaks and writes prolifically for public consumption. In response to my criticism, Professor Kamalipour, along... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
Professor Yahya Kamalipour is apoplectic. He has been busy, along with Professor Colin Fewer, getting the Faculty Senate at Purdue University Calumet, as well as the Purdue Calumet Student Senate to issue resolutions against me. Never mind that Kamalipour and Fewer (at separate times) filed unsuccessful official harassment complaints against me, a fellow faculty member, with the University. Never mind... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
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via speakingtruthtopower.blogs.com These are the events of freedom in American universities -- run by Republicans or Democrats. Have none read the Bill of Rights? Related articles Why Hoosier Universities Need a Forensic Audit -- Now!!! Continue reading
Reblogged May 6, 2014 at Comical Politics
This is the act of bullying by the leftist faculty and students at Rutgers: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/377165/exclusive-rice-withdraws-rutgers-commencement-nro-staff I am in good company when I am bullyied by Purdue's faculty and its faculty senate. Related articles Rutgers Students Staging Sit-In to Protest Commencement Speech by War Criminal Condoleeza Rice Kamalipour Made Pro-American By Leftist Faculty At Senate Meeting. Kamalipour Made Pro-American By Leftist... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
In this blog, I have posted public criticism of a public scholar, Dr. Kamalipour. This is well known, at least within the Purdue University Calumet community. Of course, anything I say or do is immediately attacked by other members of the University community. Thus, did the University community swing into action to protect the emminent scholar, Dr. Kamalipour. Fast forward:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
"Where is this man from – an ‘eisenstein’ cant(sic) be an American by birth, must be an imported one – polluting the nation" This is a comment in support of Dr. Kamalipour explaining how to understand me and any Jew named Eisenstein. Regrettably, I was not aware, until Dr. Kamalipour's friend's clarification, that me and my ilk are "polluting the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
Today the Faculty Senate at Purdue University Calumet will vote to show its continued support and legitimization of a racist faculty member, Prof. Yahya Kamalipour. Why is he racist? The simple answer is that Prof. Yahya Kamlipour supports the vilification... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 14, 2014 at Comical Politics
The following article is dedicated to Dr. David Pick, the Purdue Calumet Faculty Senate President. In my experience, Dr. Picks displays ignorance of American Supreme Court decisions on free speech and academic freedom as it applies to faculty. And he is president of the Senate, go figure. The second "dedication" is to Dr. Colin Fewer, one of our College of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
On 9/24/13, I posted a blog about a planned presentation at Purdue University Calumet by a speaker who promotes and disseminates rank Jew hatred. While I made the University community aware of the anti-Semitic writings and caricatures promoted by said... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 5, 2014 at Comical Politics
Today the Faculty Senate at Purdue University Calumet will vote to show its continued support and legitimization of a racist faculty member, Prof. Yahya Kamalipour. Why is he racist? The simple answer is that Prof. Yahya Kamlipour supports the vilification of the Jews (historically, such vilification has led to Jewish death campus – but hey, never mind). How has he... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
This is a true story about Purdue University and Prof. Kamalipour, a Muslim who promotes himself as seeking peace and tolerance across all humanity, bringing, with full approval and payment from the University -- that is, $1,500 of taxpayer funds from the University to fund this speaker, the anti-Semite Mr. Bruzonsky to speak, have dinner with faculty, and "enlighten" students.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at Higher Education Comical Politics
On 9/24/13, I posted a blog about a planned presentation at Purdue University Calumet by a speaker who promotes and disseminates rank Jew hatred. While I made the University community aware of the anti-Semitic writings and caricatures promoted by said speaker (see a copy of email: Download University Email), there has been no response from anyone. Not a word. Not... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2013 at Higher Education Comical Politics
On September 27, 2013, Mr. Mark Bruzonsky will give a presentation at Purdue University Calumet. The title of his presentation is: “America and the Middle East—So Many Wars, So Little Peace, WHY?" According to Purdue University Calumet's own advertising, Dr.... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 25, 2013 at Comical Politics
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On September 27, 2013, Mr. Mark Bruzonsky will give a presentation at Purdue University Calumet. The title of his presentation is: “America and the Middle East—So Many Wars, So Little Peace, WHY?" According to Purdue University Calumet's own advertising, Dr. Kamalipour was “instrumental in bringing Bruzonsky to Purdue Calumet" (here). Because I am interested in the Middle East, I decided... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at Higher Education Comical Politics
There have recently been a number of articles looking at Mike Pence as the dark-horse of GOP presidential politics. There seems to be little discussion that this is unlikely. An example of such a perception, of Pence as the "dark-horse"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2013 at Comical Politics
It is very difficult to believe that this continues to occur on campus of universities who call themselves "American." 'Chronicle of Higher Education' on Three Due Process Cases to Watch - The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education - FIRE.Related articles How Totalitarian will Mitch Daniels Allow Purdue University to Get? The FIRE Quarterly, Fall 2012 - The Foundation for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2013 at Higher Education Comical Politics