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Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 7:05pm

As a graduate of Vanderbilt University, [the VU Faculty Senate resolution to support the ban of firearms on the state's college campuses] is yet another example of why I no longer donate any money to VU. I have expressed my disappointment and disgust to Vanderbilt and informed them that I will not contribute again until major changes are made.

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109 Comments on this post:

By: yogiman on 4/27/11 at 11:23

I always thought Vanderbilt had an intelligent staff. Looks like I was wrong.

By: Loner on 4/28/11 at 4:04

Pshipwrite is doggone mad, his Alma Mater is banning guns on campus. What's next, the coonskin caps too? Sheeesh!

By: Loner on 4/28/11 at 4:09

So, Yogi, has the release of Obama's long form birth certificate cleared the air, or are you still convinced that he was born in a mud hut in Kenya?

By: acblynch on 4/28/11 at 4:14

Are ad hominem arguments portraying this author as a backwoods hick the best you "intellectuals" can do?

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 5:06

This is a joke, right? This alumni mensa is MAD the college supports the BAN?
What is his degree in? Animal Husbandry?

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 5:09

acbly: Anyone who thinks carrying a gun into a bar,(where you cannot drink if you do), in a park, (while jogging), or on a college campus, (while getting smart), IS A HICK. And that's a polite euphemism.

By: house_of_pain on 4/28/11 at 5:21

Okay...

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 5:23

Loner: Like all "Birthers", ie., mentally unstable, emotionally truncated, he still believes Obama's mommy "planted" the birth announcement in 1961 in the local paper, and his "handlers" photoshopped the cert.
3 years into Obama's 2nd term, these fools will still be saying he was born in Indonesia, smuggled to Hawai'i in a suitcase, and only declaring himself to be "half black" just to win the USA Presidency.

By: Blanketnazi2 on 4/28/11 at 5:24

hey, yogi. got a question for you. if Barack ended up as the drug dealer who lived down the street instead of the POTUS, would you consider him to be black or bi-racial? just wondering...

By: house_of_pain on 4/28/11 at 5:32

Mornin', Margaritanazi.

By: Blanketnazi2 on 4/28/11 at 5:32

indeed, house! i like that even better than beernazi.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 5:59

Anyone see hide or hair of Cpt. Nemo all week?
Did his monkeys turn on the gas again?

By: Blanketnazi2 on 4/28/11 at 6:01

are the birds getting revenge?

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 6:02

Morning house!

The writer is correct...crime is rampant on VU's campus...and let's be honest here...look at the students...nothing but potential doctors, lawyers...it's nothing but a bunch of punks...I can't understand why the faculty doesn't want to protect themselves from sure death...

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 6:03

sorry, meant blanket...need coffee...

But good morning to you too house! lol

By: Blanketnazi2 on 4/28/11 at 6:07

good morning to you too!

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 6:13

Crime is "rampant" on VU campus?
You kidding me?
You southeners cry and hide under your beds when it rains.
You want real crime? Visit UCLA's campus. Or U-M's.

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 6:17

It was sarcasm, darge.

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 6:18

Loner,

Have I mistaken you for your intelligence?

Have you looked at that piece of paper presented as Obama's birth certificate? Did you notice how flat and smooth it is shown?

Now, that is supposed to be a copy of his original certificate bound in a folder for almost 50 years. No crease on the left side?

And all of a sudden he presented it after spending over 2 million dollars to keep it under lock and key?

And after all of the lies the man has been caught in you believe him

Please, Loner, gimme a break.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 6:20

And "Doctors are nothing but a bunch of punks"?
Pay $60,000 a year for an education. Then try getting into Med school.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 6:21

yogi: It's definite. "...there's no crease on the left side..."
Commit yourself under a "5150".
I'll co-sign.

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 6:24

Blanketnaze2,

In answer to your question; I would consider him a damn drug dealer. Seeing him as a black man, yes, I would consider him black. I would also have the same consideration if he was white, or Indian or Asian. Does that answer your question?

By: house_of_pain on 4/28/11 at 6:25

Big game tonight, gd. History in the making.
Are people allowed to pack heat in Vancouver's arena?

By: Blanketnazi2 on 4/28/11 at 6:29

so, why do you have to point out that he's bi-racial because he's POTUS if you'd just consider him to be black if he were the punk down the street? your racism is showing.

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 6:29

Relax darge, it was sarcasm...next time I'll spell it out for you. Jeez.

House, I am not as nervous with Vancouver. We were 2-2 during the season, I think we play them well. Now saying that, we'll probably get swept.

**nervous laugh**

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 6:32

Did anyone really think that yogi would accept any evidence other than that which feeds his delusion?

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 6:37

Loner,

Going back to your intelligence; can you explain why the numbers on that piece of paper Obama issued as his birth certificate is a higher number than those of a pair of twins born the day after he was born at the same hospital?

And it boils down to the fact he can not a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN with a Kenyan father who was a British subject. The best he could be would be a NATIVE BORN CITIZEN because his mother was an American.

And it is wondered if Barack Obama was his father. Would he give a DNA test to prove it?

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 6:41

Yawn...

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 6:44

Excuse me, Blanketnazi2.

You are the one bringing out the race issue. Go back to the beginning of this argument and point out one post where I mentioned Obama's race. That has only been subjected by you idiots that don't seem to know what the Constitution is.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 6:46

So, your, "nothing but a bunch of punks..." was sarcasm too?
Either one or both of your statements must be true.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 6:53

"subjected by you idiots..."
Listen, "yogi"...the person, any person born on US soil is an American citizen, and qualified to become a US President.
It matters NOT, where his/ hers parents were born or originated from.
This is why Mexicans cross the border to have their children born here in the US.
(if I'm going too fast here, let me know).
They automatically become a US citizen.
McCain, eg., was born in the Panama Canal Zone. Is that on American soil? No. But, during "war time" it counts. Hawai'i was a state in 1961. That also counts.
Had he been born in 1958 before ratification, he, Obama, wouldn't be eligible.
Now, either get a dictionary, goggle, or go back to school.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 6:59

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 12:23
I always thought Vanderbilt had an intelligent staff. Looks like I was wrong.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

How could an igmo, with only half a brain can never know what being smart is like, let a lone what is intelligent.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:00

Thank you yogi, I made 50 bucks on a bet saying that when the proof of Obama’s birth came out you would not believe it. You are too much a racist to think that a part black man could president of the country.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:01

Blanket knows a racist when she reads yogi post. LOL

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 7:01

14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.

Article I, section 8, clause 4 of the Constitution allows Congress to create law regarding naturalization, which includes citizenship.

Tile 8 of the U.S. Code, section 1401 defines the following people who are citizens of the U.S. at birth:

- Anyone born inside the United States
- Any Indian/Eskimo born in the U.S., provided being a citizen of the U.S. does not impair the person’s status as a citizen of the tribe.
- Any one born outside the U.S., both of whose parents are citizens of the U.S., as long as one parent has lived in the U.S.
- Anyone born outside the U.S., if one parent is a citizen and lived in the U.S. for at least one year and the other parent is a U.S. national.
- Any one born in a U.S. possession, if one parent is a citizen and lived in the U.S. for at least one year.
- Any one found in the U.S., under the age of five, whose parentage cannot be determined, as long as proof of non-citizenship is provided by age 21.
- Any one born outside the U.S., if one parent in an alien and as long as the other parent is a citizen of the U.S. who lived in the U.S. for at least five years (with military and diplomatic service included in this time.)
- A final, historical condition: a person born before 5/24/34 of an alien father and a U.S. citizen mother who has lived in the U.S.

Anyone falling into these categories is considered natural born and is eligible to run for President or Vice President of the United States.

8 USC 1405 states: A person born in Hawaii on or after 8/12/1898 and before 4/30/1900, is declared to be a citizen of the U.S. as of 4/30/1900. A person born in Hawaii on or after 4/30/1900 is a citizen of the United States at birth. A person who was a citizen of the Republic of Hawaii on 8/12/1898, is declared to be a citizen of the U.S. as of 4/30/1900.

Checkmate.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:02

Yogi was born a lair and has spent his whole life improving that trait.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:12

When they were passing out brains yogi heard rain and hide.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:16

That is too much for a half wit to understand gdia. That dumb ass-dumba..., will never understand big words or concepts as the constitution.

By: budlight on 4/28/11 at 7:22

Not a subject I care to discuss - guns at Vanderbilt banned.

Capt. Yogi is not a liar anymore than you or the others are, so stop calling people names. You all don't like anyone who does not like Obama; we have the right to not like him and to question him, just as you all had the right to not like Bush and question him. Again I say: Obama is also a dry drunk - waivering on his "promises" and backing up all the time on comments he's made. He's had more mis-speaks than any president in the world to date. His choice of friends leaves questions in people's minds - and he appoints his crooked friends - ie, Geitner - to high places. Obama's mother worked for Geitner's father at one time. Shame on him for appointing a tax evader to an office.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:28

Tell yogi to stop calling me names, bud. If you can do that, your post would have more validity.

By: Captain Nemo on 4/28/11 at 7:30

B/T/W yogi is a liar. Most of all he lies to himself and thinks he is telling the truth.

By: BenDover on 4/28/11 at 7:35

When you ban guns only criminals are armed.

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 7:41

gdiafante,

According to your definition, when a female alien sneaks across the border into this country and has a baby, as many are now doing, that baby is automatically eligible to become president when they reach the age of 35.

God help the USA!

By: yogiman on 4/28/11 at 7:43

dumba..,

I shall immediately consider the source of your comment and ignore them.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 7:43

Bud: Obama is a "dry drunk"? Where do you come up with this stuff?
Yesterday, it was, people voted for Obama due to, "black shame".
You and "yogi" are soul-mates. Should be cell-mates under a 5150.
I'd commit you both, but it would only lower the IQ of the ward.

By: dargent7 on 4/28/11 at 7:45

Imbicile: It's NOT "his definition". It's called and known as, "the LAW".
Your sheets and white hood are ready at the dry cleaners.

By: slacker on 4/28/11 at 7:46

A dry drunk is an oxymoronic drunk.
-The town drunk

By: gdiafante on 4/28/11 at 7:50

Yogi, I'm not defining anything, I'm showing you what the law states. Kick and scream all you want, Obama's the legal resident of the White House.

By: slacker on 4/28/11 at 7:51

If you ban criminals with guns, only dry drunks will be armed.

By: slacker on 4/28/11 at 7:53

Arm Vandy's football team.