A civil rights organization that has been issuing complaints about the Jefferson Parish school system’s treatment of black and special education students is adding to its grievances by spotlighting racially incendiary comments posted on the Internet by a school psychologist in Jefferson. The comments under scrutiny appeared on NOLA.com and Twitter.

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The school psychologist, Mark Traina, has worked with alternative schools and in central administration with the process of referring children to those campuses. Traina argued on Monday that his online opinions are well-reasoned and that they do not reflect on the way the school system operates.

“The Southern Poverty Center knows that these allegations are ABSOLUTELY NOT TRUE!,” Traina wrote in an education forum on NOLA.com last week, using his own name as he criticized the center’s earlier allegations. “This is just another way to harass the Jefferson Parish Public School System. One only needs to read the Times Picayune to see who the real trouble makers are. Sadly, it is disproportionately young black males. Everyone knows that our jails throughout the United States are disproportionately filled with black people. Why would the rate be any different in an educational environment?”

He cited what he said are statistics about high incarceration rates among African-Americans and high crime in predominantly black neighborhoods.

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“I live in Slidell land I MUST admit it is one of the safest places that I have ever lived in the State of Louisiana,” he wrote. “All I can say is, ‘Thank God for Lake Pontchartrain.’“

His posts on Twitter, also using his real name, are more heated, including a January comment that, “Young Black Thugs who won’t follow the law need to be put down not incarcerated. Put down like the Dogs they are!”

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Remarking in March about the Republican presidential primaries, he wrote, “I grew up in Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana—I am a Wallace Man at Heart!”

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“I don’t represent the Jefferson Parish school system,” Traina said. “I represent Mark Traina. I make that very clear in my comments.”

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“Everything I said is fact-based, backed up by data,” he said. “I don’t have a prejudiced bone in my body. I’m not a racist. I’m a realist.”

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“I did not intend for my message to come across as being insensitive or harsh,” he wrote. “I am a little frustrated with the way the Southern Poverty Law Center interprets data.”

He continued, “I have often encouraged people of all races to get their children out of run down urban environments. Move to the country where there is more open spaces, fresher air, less crime and safer schools. I truly love people of all races, creeds and colors and I have dedicated my like (sic) to serving children. Over the years I have seen so many young lives destroyed by drugs and crime in our communities.”

Acting schools Superintendent James Meza said that he learned about the issue involving Traina on Monday. He said the U.S. Department of Education’s office of civil rights is sending representatives to visit the school system this week as the agency investigates the center’s filings.

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  • A school psychologist?

    I figure him for an ex-liberal that got slapped really hard with a good dose of reality.

    Patterson’s First Axiom in full effect.

  • Southern__Hoosier

    ““Everything I said is fact-based, backed up by data,” he said.”

    Facts and data only matter to rational being. Blacks, feminist, and other liberals are not rational beings.

    • Church_of_Jed

      That’s raciss! Everyone knows that human brains started exactly the same way everywhere that apes gave birth to humans, no matter how far separated by land or sea, and that ever since that same day of the miraculous mass-human birthing by all Eve-apes, human brains have all evolved at exactly the same rate.  To even suggest otherwise is a chargeable hate crime.

      • Southern__Hoosier

        All human brains are the same, just like all human bodies are the same? An Eskimo and a Pigmy both think alike and look alike, right?

        • Church_of_Jed

          Only a raciss would dispute the role that the Eve-Apes played in Human Equality.

  • ncpride

    Oh my! A White man who is not apologizing or begging forgiveness for speaking the truth. I did read however that he has since resigned his job, but his firing was coming anyway as I’m sure he knew. I do take issue with one part of Mr. Traina’s remarks though. Telling those people to move out to the country does not sit well with me. Seriously man, be quiet. We’re already running out of places to run to, we don’t want them in our rural areas too!

    •  They’re coming –
      regardless

  • Church_of_Jed

    Wees din axe ’bout none dem facts, cuz dey facts be raciss!

  • The SPLC is America’s liberal fascist Sicherheitsdienst.

  • Robert B. “Tut” Patterson’s Axioms:

    First Axiom:  Nothing cures the thirst for integration like a good dose of (insert a word that starts with “N”)

    Second Axiom:  But for racial issues, white people will vote their pocketbooks, which usually means Democrat.

    Third Axiom (aimed at men):  If your woman likes sex more than you do, watch out.

    Source:  Patterson himself.

    • The__Bobster

      Third Axiom (aimed at men):  If your woman likes sex more than you do, watch out.
      __________

      I’d be willing to take the chance, but I’ve never had to.  😉

      • RockyBass

         I have not had this experience either. Perhaps we are just not so desirable Bob?

    • Oil Can Harry

      The axiom about women is true but swings both ways: a man with a higher libido than his wife is also a risk for adultery.

      • Sherman_McCoy

        Anybody, regardless of sexual appetite is a prospective adulterer/ess if he or she cares more about him/herself than keeping his/her vows.  Anyone willing to put one’s mate through the sort of hell that adultery is, is a miserable piece of garbage.  Anyone willing to risk one’s marriage and the destruction of perhaps one or more families, and the hurt it will cause one’s children is the lowest form of life.  

        • Strider73

          Billy Graham had a personal rule, to never be alone with a woman who was not his wife. Radical? Sure. But he left this world having been married to the same woman he started with.

          Sherman’s reports of Billy Graham’s death are greatly exaggerated.

  • slobotnavich

    Poor sod thought he had freedom of speech.  Don’t be surprised if he pays with his life, for which nobody will be caught let alone prosecuted.

  • TomIron361

    I am a Wallace Man at Heart!”
    _______________________

    George Wallace never hated anyone and was a combat veteran, Patriot and good family man his entire life. That makes me a Wallace man too. Even though I’m a Yankee.

    • The__Bobster

      Aren’t you forgetting that he went over to the dark side after he got shot?

  • haroldcrews

    It is the true facts and opinions substantiated by true facts that cause the most hostile reaction.

  • Johnny Reb

    I wonder how they’re able to tell that one black is more disabled than the next?   They all seem pretty disabled to me.

    I thought Hurrican Katrina and its hilarious aftermath pretty much closed the case on the IQ of blacks in that city.

    I also wonder how many of these “complaints” are actually coming from the blacks sent to the alternative schools?  It’s not like they’re expected to accomplish much there besides breathe.  Plenty of time to fight, gamble, fight some more and engage in downlow.

    Since most will go to prison or live on gibsme anyway, black education should be very rudimentary . . . only about four or five things:

    1)  Be able to count to 40  (about the longest jail term one will do) . . . or, at least . . .  Be able to count to 30  (I think that’s the record for welfare babies spwaned by any single black male)

    2)  Be able to dial a sail phone number
    3)  Be able to place an order for a bucket of KFC
    4)  Be able to cash a welfare check or use a welfare credit card
    5)  Be able to learn Basic Ebonics  (more advanced ebonics can be learned in prison)

    That’s it.  Anything else is wasted on the negro.

    • Strider73

       As an adjunct to #2, show them how to put their fence, drug dealer and bail bondsman on speed dial.

  • He continued, “I have often encouraged people of all races to get their
    children out of run down urban environments. Move to the country where
    there is more open spaces, fresher air, less crime and safer schools. I
    truly love people of all races, creeds and colors and I have dedicated
    my like (sic) to serving children. Over the years I have seen so many
    young lives destroyed by drugs and crime in our communities.”

    That’s where he loses me.  All that would accomplish is ghettoizing our rural areas.

    I think the “right” paradigm (in as much as we have to tolerate blacks) is more the European paradigm — Whites should control the central core cities and rural areas, blacks should get the cookie cutter suburban housing.

    • RockyBass

       I agree, how few unexploded land mines does it take to make an area uncomfortable?

  • Critic_of_Leviathan

    This psychologist should be promoted to superintendent, or better yet, U. S. Secretary of Education, at least before the USDOE is abolished.

  •  I should have said this above, but Robert Patterson was the founder of the Citizens Councils of America, which he formed one millisecond after SCOTUS handed down Brown v Board in 1954, for he knew its implications.  The CofCC succeeded the CCA in an organizational sense.

    I think the Second Axiom is becoming less and less true over time, because the country is becoming more and more non-white, and this is Mississippiizing (Patterson was from Mississippi) American politics, forcing whites who would ordinarily benefit from economic policies Democrats implement to vote Republican even if the party runs up generic mush mouths like “Willard” as its nominee, because they know the Democrat Party is so extreme and oriented toward blacks and Hispanics, and in the case of 2012, the current White House occupant is racially unacceptable.

    The Generic Republican didn’t win a single Southern primary when the race was competitive, but he’ll sweep the Deep South just because the other person on the ballot is black.

  • radical7

    Bigot.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      Moron.

      • RockyBass

         Moron Detector.

    • ncpride

      Name call all you want, it doesn’t make his statements any less true and you know it. Instead of resorting to such tactics, why not refute Mr. Traina’s remarks with a rebuttal of your own to disprove him?

  • Cyb

    OH NO HE DIDNT! HELL NO! 

  • xthred

    Speak truth, get punished.

  • joewest666

    What’s all the hubbub the man speaks truth.

    Ah yes.. truth to progressives and race peddlers is like sunshine to a vampire.

  • RockyBass

     I prey he does hang tough, but sadly, it seems folks in his shoes, never do, once the full weight and pressure of BRA are brought to bear.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    In this day and age, this guy has to be either an IDIOT or a masochist to make statements like these and not expect some sort of blowback.  

    His posts on Twitter, using his real name… “Young Black Thugs who won’t follow the law need to be put down not incarcerated. Put down like the Dogs they are!”

    Well, the truth set him free…  Free to stand in the unemployment line!!!

    Bon

  • Strider73

    (from the article): His posts on Twitter, also using his real name, are more heated,
    including a January comment that, “Young Black Thugs who won’t follow
    the law need to be put down not incarcerated. Put down like the Dogs
    they are!”

    Mr. Traina should not insult dogs in that manner.

  • Yo

  • Church_of_Jed

    Add Jacqueline Gardner, latest White woman killed by TDB.

    http://cofcc.org/2012/05/media

    Channon Christian, Eve Carson, Anne Pressley, Carissa Horton, Nancy Strait, Kristen Warneke, Pam Gentry, Emily Haddock, Lauren Burke, Julie Love, Eugenia Calle, Brittny Watts, Beverly Melton, Sandra Rogers, Heather Mueller, Laura Dickinson, Ashley King, Sharlotte McGill, Shannon Collins, Jacqueline Gardner

  • xxxtonygunsxxx

     40 plus blacks loot inner harbor 7-11 in baltimore in broad daylight beat the owner steal his receipts
    Wednesday’s disturbance began shortly before 1:30 p.m., as Iqbal was
    about to leave to deposit money in a bank. Police said 35 to 40 youths
    came in to get free Slurpees, and while they were being served, another
    group came in “and were observed taking candy from the shelves and
    placing it inside their pants pockets,” according to the report.
    Iqbal
    walked to the front door to block their exit, but police said the
    youths who took the candy got away. “The juveniles that the owner
    stopped at the door were just getting the free Slurpees that 7-Eleven
    was offering to the customers,” the police report says. “The owner was
    assaulted on their effort to exit the store.”
    Police said the
    youths became angry and beat Iqbal, punching him in the mouth and
    repeatedly hitting him on his arms and neck. Police said the youths
    forced their way out of the store and scattered. It was then, Iqbal
    said, that he noticed the envelope with the money missing from his
    pocket.
    A spokeswoman for 7-Eleven, Margaret Chabris, said that
    store owners and managers are taught to take unruly crowds “very
    seriously” and are warned that giveaways, such as the Slurpee promotion,
    can trigger such attacks.

    •  A spokeswoman for 7-Eleven, Margaret Chabris, said that store owners and
      managers are taught to take unruly crowds “very seriously” and are
      warned that giveaways, such as the Slurpee promotion, can trigger such
      attacks.

      Wrong.  It’s not the fault of promotions, it’s the fault of gangs of criminal blacks.  They would do this even if 7-11 was the Neiman Marcus of quickie marts, with $8 candy bars.  They do it because they can, they can get away with it, nobody will stop them, and certainly in ABRA Baltimore, nobody will really punish them.

  •  “Lack of opportunity.”

    Two words belie that:

    Affirmative Action.

  • anarchyst

    Blacks won’t move to the country . . . too much open space in which a “disappearance” would not be noticed.  “Where’s Jamal?”  lol