University votes not to reinstate prof over series of anti-Israel tweets

University votes not to reinstate prof over series of anti-Israel tweets

#UIUC Board of Trustee votes overwhelmingly against approving appointment of Professor Salaita. — leonlittman (@LeonLittman) September 11, 2014 University of Illinois trustees voted 8-1 Thursday not to reinstate Steven Salaita, who had accepted a tenured professorship last fall to teach in the school’s American Indian Studies program. That offer was revoked this August after Salaita posted several tweets denouncing Israel’s […]

‘Mis-tweet o’ the morning’! USA Today headline-oops: ‘Obama calls Kerry a liar’

‘Mis-tweet o’ the morning’! USA Today headline-oops: ‘Obama calls Kerry a liar’

Mis-tweet o' the morning >> @TheOval Obama calls Kerry a liar http://t.co/uaahNuQTBj — Teri Christoph (@TeriChristoph) September 5, 2013 So close … yet so far. USA Today’s Obama-centric blog, The Oval, tweeted out this headline this morning: Obama calls Kerry a liar http://t.co/dQHQ1ikrML — USA TODAY's The Oval (@TheOval) September 5, 2013 You’ve seen one […]

‘What a travesty’: Citizens call B.S. on Shinseki’s claim he’s ‘mad as hell’

‘What a travesty’: Citizens call B.S. on Shinseki’s claim he’s ‘mad as hell’

I hope the first words out of #Shinseki’s mouth are: “I resign” – #VA @DeptVetAffairs — Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) May 15, 2014 Sadly, no. Appearing this morning before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee: Veterans affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki takes the oath as he begins Veterans Health Care Senate Hearing pic.twitter.com/tL6PT5Q0sx — Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) […]