Angela McCaskill Placed on Administrative Leave from Gallaudet

Mike Conneen, WJLA, October 10, 2012

The Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Gallaudet University has been placed on paid administrative leave, after allegedly signing a Maryland referendum petition opposing same sex marriage.

Dr. Angela McCaskill became a Deputy to the President and the Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion in January 2011.

This afternoon, President Hurwitz released the following statement to students, faculty and staff:

“I want to inform the community that I have placed Dr. Angela McCaskill on paid administrative leave effective immediately. It recently came to my attention that Dr. McCaskill has participated in a legislative initiative that some feel is inappropriate for an individual serving as Chief Diversity Officer; however, other individuals feel differently. I will use the extended time while she is on administrative leave to determine the appropriate next steps taking into consideration the duties of this position at the university. In the meantime an interim Chief Diversity Officer will be announced in the near future.”

As first reported in the blog Planet DeafQueer, “a Gallaudet faculty member, who at this time wishes to remain anonymous, noticed Dr. McCaskill’s name, address and signature on the anti-gay marriage petition (published by the Washington Blade) and inquired about it. When confronted by the faculty member, Dr. McCaskill confirmed that she had in fact signed the petition and explained that she had done so while at church, after her preacher had preached against gay marriage. As she was leaving, her husband pointed to the petition and she signed it without giving it further thought.”

Opponents of gay marriage gathered enough signatures to place Question 6 on Maryland’s ballot in November. Voters will decide whether uphold the Civil Marriage Protection Act passed by the state legislature and signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. If approved by voters, the law would extend marriage rights to same sex couples in the Free State.

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  • Up to my neck in CA

    Her thinking: Gays be White and dat ain’t diversity!

  • This nonsense goes back to the civil rights movement when blacks lost their jobs for signing petitions or by participating in civil rights marches. There is nothing wrong with this woman signing an anti-gay rights petition.  This should not effect her job.

    • loyalwhitebriton

      I agree. Buggery is not equivalent to the physical, psychological, and spiritual union of heterosexual couplings – it is just a debased act of perversion. Even from an atheist/Darwinist/evolutionary point of view, homosexuality is not conducive to the continuation of the species.
      Everyone has a moral duty to oppose homosexuality and its derivatives, like “gay marriage” and “gay adoptions” – whether they be White, Black, Asian, or whatever.

      • The__Bobster

        Waiting for “B” to arrive here and throw a hissyfit.

      • nathan wartooth

        In our day and age and it can conducive to the continuation of the species. 

        Gay married couples who want to have children can get them the old fashioned way or through adoption. Just because they are homosexuals doesn’t mean they can’t procreate. 

        In doing research into race realism, you should have also come across the fact that if one twin is gay, there is a higher than normal chance the other twin will be gay. Which means that genetics at least plays some role. Which means homosexuality doesn’t go away just because you make it illegal like in some countries. 

        By alienating homosexuals you are just alienating potential allies. There has always been and will always be homosexuals. There is just no sense in bashing them and forcing them to turn to the left like the conservative right has foolishly done. 

        • Many gay and lesbian couples have their own children by using surrogate mothers, egg donors, fertility clinics and sperm banks. These methods are very expensive and many of them will go to India where the cost is around 35-40k. In the US the cost is around 100k.

        • Tim

          The only person I`ve ever heard think like me and say it out loud was a gay friend of my girlfriends.  Sadly, I had to put my hands around his throat anyway for pontificating in the same fashion about my relationship…

        • OnGuard

          Correct, we need all the help we can get, but the gay movement DOES alienate many of us. The US has generally always tolerated the “single” men, or women who live together quietly, w/o pushing their preferences in our faces.
            But even in the 70’s, in San Francisco, the Gay Pride parades had actual sexual activity going on. The city holds annual Leather and Chains street festivals, where even toddlers are decked out in S&M outfits! The gay movement pushes to lower the sexual age of consent, decriminalization of pedophilia, explicit sex education starting in Kindergarten, rampant sex and gay marriage. AND WE’RE SUPPOSED TO BE TOLERANT!???? I realize I’m slightly off subject, but that is where the gay agenda has been headed for decades. See YouTube’s many videos on “The Kinsey Syndrome” ,the sex researcher who paid pedophiles to record their rapes of children! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBfx0VU8oRs

      • Personally I am for gay marriage but I defend her right to express her opinion by signing that petition in her church. It should not cost her a job.

      • schmenz

         Well said, sir.  But as you will sadly see all around you, when the subject of buggery comes up people seem to lose their marbles, and common sense flies right out of the window.  The “born that way” canard is a great favorite among those who have taken leave of their senses, as if one is born a felon, a murderer, an aficionado of bestiality or a wife beater.

        Thanks for the refreshing comment.

      • Buggery is not equivalent to the physical, psychological, and spiritual
        union of heterosexual couplings – it is just a debased act of
        perversion.

        Hehhehhe…tell this to your compatriot D.H.Lawrence, who preferred heterosexual anal sex to regular vaginal intercourse.

      • anarchyst

        Homosexuality and pedophilia are inextricably linked. “Chicken hawks” (pedophilic predators) target pre-teen BOYS for “grooming” and introduction to homosexual behavior. It is well-known that pre-teen boy’s sexual mores are not set in stone; they can be easily influenced to “come over to the dark side” of homosexual perversion and predation. Hence, the cycle continues . . . The so-called Catholic priest “child sex abuse scandal” was actually homosexual pedophilia recruitment in action. Of course our “mainstream media” did not want to label this predatory behavior for what it was. What better cover for homosexual pedophilic individuals than to be a Catholic priest? Authority figures tend to be trusted. . . there are MORE public school teacher pedophile homosexuals than Catholic priests.

        • Authority figures tend to be trusted

          Priests, teachers, and football coaches.

  • I wonder if she’s any relation to Claire McCaskill.

  • I foresee a major lawsuit based on religious discrimination. She was in her church expressing her personal religious beliefs and that should have nothing to do with her job performance. They better keep her on the books. Not to mention the good ol’ race card insurance she’s holding.

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  • Oil Can Harry

    Many people are unaware that the gay rights movement has recently begun an inquisition in which they try to have people fired from their jobs for opposing gay marriage. Many of these witch hunts took place in California.

    So this sista was unfairly fired from her job. Even though it’s a phony make-work job for talentless blacks (“Associate Provost of Inclusion and diversity”).

    Then again, her job requires her to discriminate against whites.

    On second thought it’s okay to fire her if the post remains vacant but STILL WRONG to can her if they replace her with another diversity buffoon.

    Wow, life in 21st Century post-Christian Third World America is getting confusing…   

    • Amy

       What is this confusing? Christians will be eventually attacked and imprisoned, then slaughtered for their refusal to submit to the evil rulers that are now clearly seen by even non-theists. Those who deny Christianity and the truth Christ taught about the powers of darkness lack the ability to rationalize what they see, evil men triumphing over good while reason and logic is being cursed and silenced. Many here will see with there own eyes our persecution, imprisonment and execution of American Christians. I can only pray that those of you who can see will see and not willingly and blindly ignore the truth, and perhaps consider why we are being exterminated.

  • AngloCelt

    It’s going to be interesting to see how blacks will come to terms with the fact that gays have replaced them at the top of the PC-diversity hierarchy.

    • The__Bobster

      Second from the top.

    • You would think republicans would capitalize on it and get the latinos and blacks to vote for them. Then we can ensure gays will stay at the bottom.

  • jedsrael

    This story isn’t really happening, because Diversity Is Our Greatest Strength.

    Please consider this as your pre legal warning to remove it from your servers.

  • Stentorian_Commentator

    Angela McCaskill si, Claire McCaskill no!

  • The__Bobster

    Paid administrative leave? Isn’t that what most people call a vacation?

  • IstvanIN

    This poses an interesting dilemma.  I assume as diversity czar her job is to make sure that the university has a diverse student body, and that all members of that diverse student body are treated fairly, inclusively, and so on.  Now being against same-sex marriage in and of itself does not mean one is anti-gay or believes gays should be harassed, discriminated against or otherwise mistreated.  It seems, however, that all the major gay groups are for marriage “equality”, which would put her at odds with “official” representatives of the gay community.  Rather like being against affirmative action for blacks, “official” black groups favor affirmative action and to hell with any dissent.  You can be against AA but not be in favor of discrimination on the basis of race, but that doesn’t matter if you are the diversity czar.  No dissent allowed.  Period.

    In terms of being the lord protector of diversity, shouldn’t you follow the official party line?  Take a doctor who led a pro-life group but in his practice performed abortion on demand, wouldn’t that seem a little two-faced?  It would seem to me that her political, social and/or religious viwes are at odds with her job.  Can she really be trusted to protect all non-white/non-straight groups?

    No one should have to fear losing his job because of their position on a social issue, but when your job is overtly political I think that may trump your right to certain opinions.  Can I be a Republican party official and campaign for Obama?  Nope.  She isn’t an engineer, or a meter-maid, or mail man, jobs that can be performed adequately regardless of political views.

    To sum this up: hooray!  My heart is always gladdened when a “person of color” gets strung up for having a non-PC viewpoint.  It happens to us all the time so turnabout is far play.  Too bad she is getting paid!

  • anmpr1

    In the diversity hierarchy we find in descending order: Jews–> homosexuals–> blacks–> browns –> women–> Moslems –> disabled.  Asians are usually not represented except in certain situations and in certain localities (in fact, often they are discriminated against in higher proportion than whites, especially in higher education).  White hetero men are not even part of the mix, so to talk about them is meaningless.

    Combinations may cause an individual to increase in diversity.  For instance, a brown homosexual will usually trump a black, unless it is a black homosexual.   On the other hand, since Asians are usually not part of the mix, an Asian homosexual wouldn’t be as diverse as a black homosexual.  If Sammy Davis Jr. was still alive, he would trump all manner of homosexuals, except a Jewish homosexual.   On the other hand, if Sammy had been gay, he might be king of the hill as he was, in his own words, “a one-eyed Negro Jew.”  

    • Sammy Davis has tried, in the presence of Linda Lovelace, to give a BJ to some unsuspecting White guy. It was in the dark, in a movie theater.

      • IstvanIN

         Linda Lovelace is a reliable witness?  Why was he with her in a porn theater?  Sounds suspicious.

        • Tim

          Huh?!?…

        • Well, this is not the place to go into details… Suffice to say that Hollyweird was intrigued by her “oral” skills. Davis jr. – like many males in entertainment biz (Mick Jagger, Bowie,..) wanted to try “everything” or “how it feels like”. Davis was not with her in porn theater- it was ordinary movie theater. Also, white male “victim” of Sammy Davis’….hm, “efforts”.. was going with LL. He thought that he was receiving this from LL. Just, in the dark, he was framed by two “conspirators”- LL & Sammy.

          There are other spicy details, but, AFAIK, the story is true. Not the first time a man in darkness does not know what’s happening. If you’ve read Casanova’s memoirs and Mme d’Urfe episode, you know it’s possible.

      • I heard that as well. I think it was the guy Lovelace was either married or engaged to, named Wayne Traynham, or some last name like that (it started with a T). He later wrote a book about his life with Lovelace, and mentioned this episode. Davis denied it, of course.

    • IstvanIN

       No, Asians get some consideration.  That is why we have coast-to-coast Patel Motor Inns and Singh (no)Service Stations.  The SBA loves to give them minority business loans.  Plus they have scads and ethnic interest organizations.  In Hawaii they are overtly hostile to whites.  Don’t feel to sorry for them, they’ll put the knife in your back as soon as they can.

    • dhs

       I think the social hierarchy is more complicated than the linear one that you present. For job diversity,  Jews,  Muslims and homosexuals are not recognized by the Feds, while blacks, latinos,  non-european Muslims,  women and cripples are. At the same time jewish and homosexual men have  solidarity and organizations for self protection.  Wealth is also a factor; rich white men can buy status and security.  What women, particularly the feminists are trying to achieve is a mystery to me.

      I agree that non-wealthy straight white men are on the bottom.

      • Xerxes

        You’re right. Blacks are still at the top of the totom poll. In distant second are Browns than Asians , Muslims and any other non-Whites that they can find. Than comes White women.  Jews (who are considered a religion) and homosexuals get in through networking.I don’t think the handicap receive any special favors. It’s just that you can’t discriminate against them. The classification of Jews as White often artificially inflates the number of Whites in high positions.

  • AmericanTaxPayerNoMore

    If she were White, she’d be on unpaid leave but because she’s not, she is.

  • As a college student I know exactly what you mean.  I just nod and smile and roll my eyes when they’re not looking.  At the end of the day you just have to be able to sift through all the bull manure to get to the actual skills you need to be successful.

    The other day during a discussion about national origin discrimination my professor actually said that the US became a powerhouse in such a short time due to our diversity.  To which in my head I responded “tell that to the Japanese.”

  • thieudemir

    She was hoisted on her own petard.

  • I think the person that decided to fire her should be the one to lose his job. I am sick of political correctness. As long as you do your job and don’t mistreat anyone with the power you yield, then so what if in your personal life you want nothing to do with those kind of people. The gays are worse then the blacks at the very least blacks just wanted their fair share (i still contend that had we not messed up separate but equal none of this would have ever happened) but gays want to push an entire lifestyle on society and sue you if you don’t agree. I am still foaming mad over the photographer who didn’t believe in gay marriage being sued and forced to serve gays. Its just disgusting in every possible way.

  • SLCain

    Though I sympathise with her opinion, I feel no sympathy for Ms. McCaskill.  None.  She is a willing part of a rotten system that would gladly mete out to other people just the kind of punishment that she is now receiving.  I feel no more sympathy for her than I do for the old bolsheviks who were purged and hauled up before kangaroo courts in the USSR.  They got what was coming to them, and so did she.

    Anyway, it doesn’t sound like much of a punishment.  She’s still getting paid.  They can’t actually fire a certifiable black person.  She’ll probably get some other appointment, either there or somewhere else.

  • Michael C. Scott

    What the university is saying here are some interesting things:

    1.  University officials have no right to express “unapproved” political beliefs on their own time, away from campus.

    2.  The above rule applies to everyone, and not just white males.

    Unfortunately, this sort of attitude is normal at universities across the United States.  Remember this the next time your alumni association sends you a letter begging for money.

  • TheAntidote

     Yeaaaaah! Put a deaf, dumb and blind lesbian chicana in that spot!

  • She will be replaced with a gay mexicana, who has a better unnderstanding of diversity than she does.

    • Jay11

      No, a lesbian mongolian refugee who has a disability and was jailed in her home country for activism!  That hits at least five diversity ‘targets!’

  • LHathaway

    “This nonsense goes back to the civil rights movement when blacks lost their jobs for signing petitions or by participating in civil rights marches”
    Sure. . .  marching for civil rights – doesn’t give you a platform and a promotion, it get’s you downgraded. . . And the tooth-fairy puts money under your pillow for each fallen tooth.

  • Bad_Mr_Frosty

    Liberalism is on its death bed. The anti-White coalition is too fragile. They are eating their own.

    • Michael C. Scott

      I don’t think they are.  This gal hasn’t been fired.  Instead, she has received a nice, paid vacation.  The university wants to make it appear that she is being disciplined, without actually causing her any grief.

      A white male would have been fired, escorted off campus by security, and the contents of his desk and the books in his office sent to his home via UPS.

  • Frank

    You would think that a university would promote freedom of thought and action, but that is not the case here.

    • Michael C. Scott

      That stopped being the purpose of universities several decades ago.

  • How sad that Gallaudet’s President does not allow his employees the same first amendment freedoms that he himself enjoys as a citizen of the USA.  If those who appointed him placed him on paid leave and “outed” him for his unpopular political views (which are popular to others), would he protest? Or would he change his views under the duress of their ill considered chastening? Do he hope to change Dr. Angela McCaskill’s political views by oppressing her and taking her work at Gallaudet from her? How shortsighted.  

  • Amy

    She should have stood her ground, defended her position, and rebuked her accusers as hypocrites and PC whores. This is the single most detrimental attitude our Christian faith suffers from- fear that leads to submission and silence or defeat.

    Christians: you are called to be soldiers in this battle against the principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places! You shame yourselves and the entire Body when you cower in fear. Stand. Put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Do not submit! And above all, use your only offensive weapon- the Word of God to defend yourself against the ruler of this dark world.

    • Michael C. Scott

      Nothing is going to happen to her.  The point of this exercise against what used to be our constitutionally-protected right to freedom of association and freedom of religion (like Angela picking her own church and going there) and freedom of speech (like signing the petition) is to intimidate the left’s chosen enemy in North America: white men.

      I loathe Africans and McCaskill’s job title makes my skin crawl, but I wouldn’t want to live in a country in which she had no rights.  This woman does have rights, and her employers need to have this fact shoved in their faces or sledgehammered up their backsides.

      Angela McCaskill is a test case.  Silencing white (or mostly white) people like us is the real objective.