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Washington Post Writes Racist Column Suggesting We "Stop Talking" About Ivy League Teen
Kwasi Enin is a 17 year old teen from New York who applied and was accepted to all 8 Ivy League institutions.He has been getting a lot of media attention lately, and rightfully so.But for one Washington Post contributor- the attention has gone too far.This hater Valerie Strauss wrote an article titled “Can we stop obsessing on the Ivy League?”. Strauss wrote, “Congratulations to Kwasi Enin. Now can we stop talking about him?”Madame Hater’s article included facts about the few number of kids who actually go to Ivy League schools even after they are accepted and the number of successful people who didn’t go to big name schools. She said, “Can schools reconsider sending out the annual brag sheet about all those kids who didn’t get in? And can we please stop talking about who got into the Ivy League, or Stanford, or any other school? You’d think with all the emphasis put on these schools that lots of kids go there. They don’t. In fact, the percentage of kids who go to highly selective schools is a very tiny percentage of the teens who go to college. Way less than 1 percent.” Haters will hate.
After Missing Malasyian Industry Wants To Make Changes
The search for the plane is going on 26 days and has still turned up no evidence as to what happened or why. An aviation industry group is taking steps to make sure that there is never another situation like the disappeared Malaysian aircraft. The task group wants to require that there be continuous tracking of commercial airliners because “we cannot let another aircraft simply vanish.”The director of the group said, “In a world where our every move seems to be tracked, there is disbelief that an aircraft could simply disappear.”
Kanye West's Tour DJ Says Rapper's New Album Will Not Sound Like 'Yeezus'
The project, which we don’t have many details about, will not sound like ‘Yeezus’ according to his tour DJ. @CallMeMano tweeted, “All u producers making beats like the yeezus album should stop. We not on that. Moving forward!.” Earlier this week Live Nation announce that the Australian leg of Kanye West’s tour will be postponed due to his work on his upcoming album. Information about the new album is scarce but West said during an interview back in December, “I think my next album is going to be eight songs…It's just reducing down the amount of information that you need. People say a design is the point where you can't take anything else away. [Yeezus] was very, very designed. I took a departure from radio and popular music in order to get this seat here. If I hadn't made Yeezus, I wouldn't be sitting here with this cool font at Basel right here.”
1 in 6 People Regret Getting a Tattoo
You may want to think twice before going under the ink gun. A new report suggests that a lot of people end up regretting their tats. The research revealed that 4/10 people regret at least one of their tattoos while 1/6 hate their tattoos so much that they want to get them surgically removed.About 1/3rd of people worry about how their tattoos will make them look when they get older and many of them fear how their ink will make them look in a business setting. The study was conducted by Escentual.com and asked more than 1,200 people how they felt about their ink. In the past year alone make up concealers for body art have had about a 32% increase in sales.
Pa. Court Won't Hear Sandusky Appeal
The state’s highest court refused to review the case. The prosecuting attorney on the case said, “Protecting Pennsylvania's children is one of my top priorities, and I remain committed to seeking justice for all victims of sexual abuse.” Sandusky is serving a 30-60 year sentence to the molestation of 10 boys. He is expected to appeal again. Jerry Sandusky appealed his 45-count child molestation charge to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court asking them to re-look at his conviction claiming his attorneys were rushed to trial back in 2012 and arguing that the trial judge should have considered how long it took his alleged accusers to report their experiences of abuse.
RZA Said He Was A 5 Million Dollar Offer For Wu Tang Album
Wu Tang Clan will be dropping an album later this summer called “A Better Tomorrow” but it’s a different upcoming LP that’s getting all of the attention.The Clan announced that they will be releasing one copy of an LP called, “The Wu – Once Upon a Time in Shaolin”. The double LP will feature 31 tracks. RZA commented on some of the pending offers for the project saying, “Offers came in at $2 million, somebody offered $5 million yesterday…I've been getting a lot of emails – some from people I know, some from people I don't know, and they're also emailing other members of my organization.” The $5 million bid is the highest so far.
'The O'Reilly Factor' comes to Philly to prove we know nothing about American history
Jesse Waters, a producer for the OReilly Factor, returned to his native home of Philadelphia to make somewhat of a mockery of his city. In an effort to prove that residents of his home town new little about American history he took to the streets to ask people a series of questions from the US citizens test including:
· What do the 13 stripes on the flag represent?
· What economic system do we have in the United States
· Cuba has communism, America has…
· Who was the president during World War II? .
Of the 12 people interviewed only 1 person got all of these questions right. The responses were featured on a segment of the OReilly Factor called “Water’s World.”
Saggin Pants Now Can Cost You
Down in Louisiana ordinance taxing people who sag their pants $50 first, repeat offender $100.