Phoenix and black folk

April 11, 2009 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

ASU is retarded.  Take a look at some of the honorary degrees they have given in the past, many of which state as their accomplishment simply being an “ASU fundraiser.”

Or Jane Dee Hull, being Arizona first elected woman governor (Rose Mofford was governor before she was).

It’s not like Obama has been first at anything… like becoming the first black president of the Harvard law review, the only black senator when he served, or first black president of the free world… and it’s not like he’s pumping extra money into education… a true ASU fundraiser…  geez.

–Blake Edwards, “whose more than 50 films include such memorable titles as ‘Days of Wine and Roses,’ ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s,’ ‘The Pink Panther,’ ‘Victor Victoria’ and ’10.’”

–Wu Qidi, “the Chinese Vice Minister Of Education Who Previously Arranged Lucrative Partnership With China’s State-Owned Enterprises.”

–William Polk Carey, a real-estate investment banker and $50 million donor.

— Rex G. Maughan, a beauty-products billionaire whose company touted aloe vera and bee pollen as miracle age-reducers.

–Jane Dee Hull, Arizona’s first elected woman governor.

— Alice Wiley Snell, ASU fundraiser.

–John R. Christian, ASU fundraiser.

–Lord John Browne of Madingley, a BP executive.

–The Right Honorable Kim Campbell, Canada’s first woman prime minister.

–Peterson Zah, president of the Navajo Nation.

–Rafael Rangel Sostmann, president of Tec of Monterrey, a Mexican university that had signed a business partnership with ASU.

–Jerry Colangelo, a sports executive involved in plans that would have benefited ASU.

–L. Roy Papp, a mutual fund manager and his wife, Marilyn A. Papp, huge ASU donors who helped establish a Chinese art program.

— Barbara McConnell Barrett, a former Reagan administration official involved in airline deregulation.

— Craig E. Weatherup, a huge donor who was the benefactor for the Weatherup Center.

via Obama may get ASU honor after all

You know, Arizona was the last state to make MLK day a holiday.  And the only reason they did was because the NFL canceled their Super Bowl appearance here…

The following video comes to mind:

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Music video by Public Enemy performing By The Time I Get To Arizona with Eric Meza, Romeo Tiron, Jerry Behrens, Rob Newman(C) 1991 The Island Def Jam Music Group


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