Post by Gronk
Berceau: So, my question is, if a geology student says, "Im sorry, but
the Earth is only 6,000 years old" -- rejecting science that says that the
Earth is considerably older than that -- is it not OK for a professor to
tell that student that theyre wrong?
Kremer: So, this bill stays out of the classroom. Yes, the Earth is 6,000
years old, thats a fact. But, we can discuss that outside of this room.
Berceau: You said that it is a fact, you do believe its a fact?
Kremer: Yeah, I do.
From the cite:
"Kremer introduced the speech bill six days before the hearing, which
was held by a state Assembly committee. It would require the states
Board of Regents to adopt a policy for Wisconsins public colleges
that includes "a range of disciplinary sanctions for anyone under an
institution's jurisdiction who engages in violent, abusive, indecent,
profane, boisterous, obscene, unreasonably loud, or other disorderly
conduct that interferes with the free expression of others." A student
violator could face a one-semester suspension or expulsion for a
Makes it sound like Kremer is fighting back when heckled for his
And good luck with "violent, abusive, indecent, profane, boisterous,
obscene, unreasonably loud, or other disorderly conduct that
interferes with the free expression of others" All highly subjective,
and only applies to the students, how is that democratic?
Would it still be OK to glower with a menacing expression while
listening to Dodo's freely expressing themselves?