Posts Tagged ‘jon stewart’

Editorial – Nursing student v. JCCC, Text of transcript of court ruling (Judge Eric Melgren)

Monday, January 24th, 2011

(Click here for the PDF version of the following transcript)

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

DISTRICT OF KANSAS

DOYLE BYRNES,

Plaintiff,

vs.

JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY

COLLEGE, DR. CLARISSA CRAIG,

MS. JEANNE WALSH, MS. AMBER

DELPHIA, DR. MARILYN RHINEHART

and DR. DENNIS DAY,

Defendants.

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Video, WDAF Fox 4 Kansas City – Federal Judge: Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees, Board Chair Don Weiss (Democrat), President Terry Calaway illegally expelled nursing students

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Fox 4 link.

Video, KMBC-ABC Channel 9: Federal Judge Says JCCC Board, President Terry Calaway broke the law with nursing student expulsions

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Op-Ed: Transcript and YouTube audio, Ben Hodge and Kathy Brown interviewed by KMBZ 980′s Darla Jaye about free speech at JCCC under college leaders Terry Calaway and Jon Stewart

Monday, May 31st, 2010

The transcript follows after the YouTube audio.  This is from the Darla Jaye program on Kansas City’s KMBZ 980 AM.  Originally aired on Friday, May 28, 2010.  Four parts, total length 32 minutes.

To learn more, visit Red County.

The transcript follows after the fold:

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Demonstrating class, Jon Stewart apologizes

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009
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Harry Truman Was Not a War Criminal
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Cliff May at NRO:

Update: a couple of nights ago, Jon Stewart said on The Daily Show:

The other night we had on Cliff May. He was on, we were discussing torture, back and forth, very spirited discussion, very enjoyable. And I may have mentioned during the discussion we were having that Harry Truman was a war criminal. And right after saying it, I thought to myself that was dumb. And it was dumb. Stupid in fact. So I shouldn’t have said that, and I did. So I say right now, no, I don’t believe that to be the case. The atomic bomb, a very complicated decision in the context of a horrific war, and I walk that back because it was in my estimation a stupid thing to say.

Me: I give the man great credit for saying that. Like most people in the media (news and entertainment alike and the line between the two grows fuzzier every day) Jon Stewart is a liberal defender of the NY/LA Establishment conventional wisdom. But he also is a smart guy, an extraordinarily funny and talented guy and, by the way, a gentleman – not so common nowadays

Michael Goldfarb at The Weekly Standard:

To his credit, Jon Stewart acknowledges how “stupid” and “dumb” it was to accuse Harry Truman of war crimes his decision to use nuclear weapons against Japan. As we noted yesterday, the charge came in the middle of an interview with Cliff May, head of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, who appeared on the show Wednesday night. Contrary to Stewart’s apology, the comment didn’t just slip out. He seemed to think long and hard before making and then repeating it later in the show. As for the apology itself, I’ll let Allapundit do the dissection:

The closest we get to an explanation is that the decision to drop the bomb was “complicated,” but of course that’s why Cliff May brought it up – to draw a parallel with the decision to waterboard terrorists. The moral calculus about how far to go in roughing up jihadis to save how many lives is difficult, as was the calculus about how many lives would be saved in the long run by incinerating Japanese kids in Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end the war. The fact that Stewart is a hard no on the former yet considers the latter iffy suggests a mentality I simply can’t fathom. Is it just a matter of Truman having been a Democrat, whose motives were therefore pure, as opposed to Bush supposedly getting his Republican rocks off by torturing terrorists? Or is it that Truman’s already been vindicated by history and isn’t safe to criticize the way Bush still is?

Hodge calls for new board leadership elections

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

At Redcounty.com/johnson, JCCC Trustee Benjamin Hodge calls for new elected board leaders.  Currently, Shirley Brown-VanArsdale is the board chair and Lynn Mitchelson is the vice chair.  But Hodge says, “There has been an absurd amount of unethical behavior in recent weeks by JCCC President Calaway and by the current JCCC board leadership” and that “the budget is too important” an issue.

Hodge suggests Trustee Jon Stewart be appointed chair.

Video: Tucker Carlson Rips Jon Stewart

Monday, March 30th, 2009

How Jon Stewart Went Bad: Tucker Carlson

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Tucker Carlson at The Daily Beast:

There is a virtual ban on criticism of him in the press. Uncritical praise corrupts absolutely.

Jon Stewart’s recent attack on CNBC’s Jim Cramer was so brilliantly performed, so smoothly produced and cruelly compelling, almost nobody noticed that it didn’t make sense. The climax came as Stewart put up a number of grainy clips of Cramer describing how to artificially (and unethically) depress a company’s stock price. The video was damning. Cramer looked sweaty.