November 11th, 2015

Payton Head, student body president at Mizzou, spreads false rumor of racism at the school

A new false rumor, that is.

Take a look.

I’m in a hurry right now, but I’ll have more to say about this later.

53 Responses to “Payton Head, student body president at Mizzou, spreads false rumor of racism at the school”

  1. OlderandWheezier Says:

    This smacks of the work of either a professional con artist or of a seriously disturbed and delusional person.

    Head posted on social media warning students about the presence of the KKK on campus, heightening the hysteria even beyond the fever pitch it had already attained. Then he was forced to backtrack and apologize for spreading misinformation that he claims was given to him from other sources.

    He also claimed in the first message to be working actively with the campus police, the state troopers, and the National Guard. Seriously? Since when do such entities enlist the aid and cooperation of a student body president?

    We may well see one or more students hospitalized or even killed as a result of the atmosphere that several conniving or unhinged individuals have provoked in Columbia. If that happens, then they of all people should be held accountable.

  2. Sgt. Mom Says:

    Just when I thought that Peak Campus Lunacy had been reached … now everyone at Mizzou is having hysterics over the KKK on campus.
    Well, it’s not something narsty in the woodshed, but Yale is going to have to come up with something really creative to top this.

  3. n.n Says:

    Assuming motive is prejudiced.

    Assuming the perpetrator is white is racist.

    Inferring character from an exception, not a principle or uniform behavior, in order to slander a class of people is illegitimate.

  4. Tom Says:

    hahahaha, what did this jackass think they were gonna do, start stringing black people up in the quad? The future of our country is so bleak!

  5. Tom Says:

    I’ll bet he thought they’d burn crosses! That’s it, that’s why people should stay away from their windows!

  6. Old Curmudgeon Says:

    Hysteria may be a result, but the cause is more likely malice. Has no one noticed that no one has come forward to say, “I cleaned up the swastika.” That would have been a dirty job, not easily forgotten. Suspension would be too light a penalty for the instigators; expulsion is going to be necessary.

  7. neo-neocon Says:

    Old Curmudgeon:

    Yes, many people noticed. See this post and some of the comments in the thread there.

  8. neo-neocon Says:


    You write, “This smacks of the work of either a professional con artist or of a seriously disturbed and delusional person.”


    He got a lot of attention and power and praise for his original accusation which has never been authenticated and is also suspect. He got drunk with his own power. False accusations that can be disproven, like this latest one (unlike the earlier one) are somewhat puzzling, but they are part of an escalation that is somewhat natural, when people get hooked on the kudos and power.

  9. physicsguy Says:

    Let me put on my tin foil hat for a minute. the spillover from Mizzou is reaching far, even to my small campus where with an email this morning from one of the more radical profs, and the only reason I can see she posted it was to foment anger. She got that from a retired classic liberal faculty who is also big on free speech. It has now boiled over to calls from banishment of the non-PC offender, and the emotions are ramping up. I bet it’s happening on other campuses.

    Now, on the same day 6000 federal inmates are released into communities…we all know how that’s going to work out.

    I see a lot of effort to instigate chaos happening right now. I keep thinking back to the late 60’s and how all those radical groups were actually coordinating efforts. I almost wonder if the coordination in this case may be coming from WH/Dems themselves.

    OK paranoid thoughts now off.

  10. Baklava Says:

    Agitation is easy. Pointing out problems and even making some up is the means to an end for a personality who sees things through a lens of what they should receive. The person who was fasting was from a family worth 20 million.

    Just like terrorists who blew up the trade center who were from wealthy families – they had no sense of purpose except to create problem.

    It’s all so confusing.

  11. Baklava Says:

    Virtue needs to be taught:
    1) hard work
    2) giving
    3) honesty

  12. Baklava Says:

    Sorry about the multiple posts! 🙂

  13. Geoffrey Britain Says:

    The truthfulness of the claim is not even a distant concern. All that matters is whether the claim advances the agenda by strengthening the narrative.

    Which it most assuredly does. Given the certain silence/obscuring of MSM reportage on anything that contradicts the narrative, how many will learn that Head’s KKK claim was an invented lie? Far fewer of course than will have heard the lie.

  14. Ymarsakar Says:

    Anyone hear about the Reichstag fire?

  15. neo-neocon Says:


    At least in that case there was an actual fire.

  16. MollyG Says:

    “At least in that case there was an actual fire.”


    Meanwhile, it seems that ths scheisstika was indeed real:

  17. Frog Says:

    OlderandWheezier is very likely correct that Mssr Head, Mizzou Student gov’t President (!) is a black (!) dude with bad motives.
    But of graver significance is the multitude of ignorant sheep also known as students who are being chivvied hither and yon by the wolves in sheeps’ clothing. Indicative of our larger population.

    It is improbable that sheep can be transformed into thinking critters. So there are but two choices for the non-sheep: either get into the herd and try to transform (see Neo on A Mind is a Hard Thing to Change) a rare sheep, or become a Sharpton or a Head or any other Leftist, cloak in sheep’s clothing, and profit from the sheep. As is being done.
    The calculus as to outcomes is not difficult.

  18. Ann Says:

    This is also for real — Man charged in online death threats at University of Missouri:

    “A white college student suspected of posting online threats to shoot black students and faculty at the University of Missouri was charged Wednesday with making a terrorist threat, adding to the racial tension at the heart of the protests that led two top administrators to resign earlier this week.”

  19. Eric Says:

    physicsguy: “I almost wonder if the coordination in this case may be coming from WH/Dems themselves.”

    The Left is bigger than the Dems. The Left coordinates the Dems, not the other way around.

  20. parker Says:


    Finally… something real in MO.

  21. neo-neocon Says:


    Here’s the identity of the student making the online threats:

    Police identified the suspect as 19-year-old Hunter M. Park. The teen is accused of posting at least one threat on the anonymous location-based messaging app Yik Yak.

    He is a student at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, school officials confirmed. He was arrested Wednesday at a residence hall on the Rolla campus, about 94 miles south of Columbia.

    The school is part of the great U. of Missouri system, but a separate campus.

    Now, ex post facto, we read this:

    Gaby Rodriguez, a senior [at Mizzou’s main campus], said she was at work when she heard about the threats.

    “It’s really disheartening and proves the point of why these protests and boycotts were necessary,” Rodriguez said. “I don’t think I’ve ever felt this unsafe at Mizzou,” she said, referring to the college by its nickname.

    A racist student at another campus of the U of Missouri system makes a threat on a website, after these two months of turmoil, and he’s arrested. Do people like Rodriquez actually think there’s a way to prevent it? I really wonder what they think is a realistic expectation for the world in which they live, and what they think any administration could do to prevent a single racist student on campuses of many many thousands from expressing a single racist thought or threat? Is it not enough to respond to the threat, as was done?

    We see this everywhere among today’s students—this demand to feel completely and perfectly safe. I don’t think our generation ever expected anything of the sort.

  22. MollyG Says:

    Neo, I’m not sure that Park’s threat “proves” why the protests and boycotts were “necessary,” but Gaby Rodriguez’s fear doesn’t seem unreasonable to me. The Rolla campus is a fairly short drive away from Columbia, and in the context of the Umpqua shootings in Oregon, the Charleston shootings, etc., I think that Rodriguez’s reaction is very understandable. What’s puzzling to me, though, is why no one seems to be calling Payton Head out on his lie about working with the National Guard and other law enforcement, a claim that those officials have denied.

  23. denise Says:

    By the logic of this movement, shouldn’t Rahm Emmanuel have to resign as mayor of Chicago for the macroagressions committed against black Americans there on a daily basis? A nine year old child was executed in Chicago last weekend. How is it that he is still in office while Mizzou’s administration has been dismantled?

  24. Trimegistus Says:

    When I was younger — until about eight years ago, in fact — I wasn’t a racist. I believed black and white Americans could work and live together in harmony, putting aside the bitterness of the past.

    No more.

    The entire civil rights movement has not been a struggle for equality and tolerance. It has merely been an attempt to change who gets shit on. Now that minorities have power, they are making it very clear that toleration and equality are not even on their agenda. It’s all about getting and keeping power.

    Well, okay then. If our country is to become another Yugoslavia or Rwanda, a hellhole of racial antagonism and violence, I guess I should arm up and find some congenial white racists to form a militia with.

    Martin Luther King’s dream is dead. Al Sharpton and Barack Obama killed it.

  25. parker Says:

    Safety is an illusion. Life is a short term defiance of death. Nothing can keep you safe except your own vigilance, and even the most vigilant are safe only moment to moment. The younger generation have not been served well by their parents. They have been raised to believe they are the center of the universe. They are told everything in life is win-win and anything that threatens to burst the bubble of their manufactured self-esteem is the fault of those evil white privilged males. These hysterical youths are reaping what their parent/s and our self-destructive society has sown.

  26. MollyG Says:

    Trimegistus, Black Lives Matter and its fellow travelers, white and black, are a fringe minority of useful idiots, the tools of the illiberal, increasingly fascistic white elite that has taken over the Democratic Party.

    I think it’s safe to predict that a number of race riots are on the schedule for 2016 — in Baltimore, for example, no matter what the verdict in the Freddie Gray case — and that many if not most of them will be bankrolled by George Soros and his ilk.

    “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”

    As Black Lives Matter and friends continue to overreach, I hope the good men and women of the erstwhile Silent Majority, belonging to all races, will slap these storm troopers down, hard.

  27. Cornhead Says:

    I saw on his Twitter feed where he linked to impeachment rules for the student body president.

    He should be taken up on it.

    But this kid is savvy like Barack. He knows he is immune from impeachment due to his race.

    When Missouri was in the Big 8 and Big 12 with the Cornhuskers, their students were the most vile in the whole league. They had guts and lots of sass. Very rude and obscene. I guess their kids are total wimps.

  28. neo-neocon Says:


    Not the entire civil rights movement. The first years were mostly good people in a good cause, seeking to right some serious wrongs. Things changed once some of the major victories were achieved. The Black Power movement, etc., and of course it’s morphed into what we see now.

  29. neo-neocon Says:


    As things escalate, fears on both sides become more and more justified. That’s what escalation is all about. Of course, if a student thought the KKK was coming to campus, and when a person makes an online threat, that increases the fear of those who are the targets of the threats.

    But it’s a situation that’s been whipped up purposely to this point, from a started that involved either very minor actual offenses or very minor sham offenses, or a combination of the two.

  30. Ackler Says:

    Trimegistus, I understand your frustration. As does Neo and (probably) many others on this blog. But please don’t abandon all hope in frustration. The last few days have been utterly depressing and dredged up the absurdities and aggravations of Ferguson (2014) and Zimmerman (2013).

    But please don’t despair or grow too cyncical. I firmly believe many, MANY African Americans are decent, considerate folks who inherently are as exhausted by this faux racism and preening, self righteous pablum as any white person is. But, collective effervescence is a powerful force, particularly in racial matters. And the Al Sharptons of today know it just as well as the Bull Connors of yesterday.

    I surely don’t know what the solution is here. A strong, eloquent black conservative with a bully pulpit would certainly be a tremendous boon. I sincerely doubt Ben Carson could ever fill that role but who knows?

  31. Eric Says:



    It’s not really a minorities thing. It’s a left thing. The details of the proximate issue change, but the game is the same. They’re just SJWs.

    In my counter-left activist period advocating for a non-race issue, when we just called them radical leftists instead of SJWs, my opposing numbers used the same basic tactics, with the same basic principles, and even with the same personalities.

    It’s actually kind of nostalgic to see that the game is fundamentally the same. Although we didn’t have the current social media.

    The difference is my team countered them by competing head-on, activist-v-activist. These SJWs are running roughshod only because they (apparently) have no real counter-left activist competition on campus.

  32. Eric Says:

    Ackler: “I surely don’t know what the solution is here.”

    Easy. The only thing that can counter activism is activism.

  33. Eric Says:

    Amend: The only thing that can counter student activism is student activism.

  34. ErisGuy Says:

    “This smacks of the work of either a professional con artist or of a seriously disturbed and delusional person.”

    You do realize this description fits most politicians, e.g., Clinton and Sanders and Jeb.

  35. Ymarsakar Says:

    I hope the good men and women of the erstwhile Silent Majority, belonging to all races, will slap these storm troopers down, hard.

    Ever hear of Oathkeepers?

    They setup rifles on roof tops in ferguson, to provide overwatch for non looted businesses.

    Also, if you will take a gander at what happened in Waco 2, it wasn’t black on white, it was white on white. Which means the dividing lines are becoming clearer for the vast majority of factions.

  36. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    physicsguy Says: I bet it’s happening on other campuses.

    not yet on mine, except for angry shooter classes… [where the employees will realize the open format design, three exits, and glass walled offices and meeting rooms leave no place to hide)

    physicsguy Says: Now, on the same day 6000 federal inmates are released into communities…we all know how that’s going to work out.

    I see a lot of effort to instigate chaos happening right now.

    yes, well, in history of communist takeovers, releasing prisoners (the brutal class) and using them to keep the rest of the population shifting from one foot to another goes back to early last century.

    Latvia – Prisoners were released. These were mostly convicted criminals, but also some convicted for illegal political activities. Mass rallies were carefully planned and strictly supervised

    the choices they are making appear crazy but thats because we dont study the history of the actual takovers, but we read about the dates, people, and effects AFTER such… so we have no idea what to make of what we see in any context towards that kind of end.

    once you understand what they eventually do with such, you will understand their issue with unregulated militia’s!!

    Militsiya or militia (Russian: мили́ция; IPA: [mʲɪˈlʲitsɨjə], Belarusian: міліцыя, Kyrgyz: милиция, Lithuanian: milicija, Polish: milicja, Romanian: miliția, Slovene: milica , Tajik: милитсия, Ukrainian: міліція, Uzbek: militsiya or милиция)

    often confused with militia, is used as an official name of the civilian police in several former communist states. The term was used in the Soviet Union and several Warsaw Pact countries, as well as in the non-aligned SFR Yugoslavia, and it is still commonly used in some of the individual former Soviet republics and eastern Europe.

    1917 under the official name of the Workers’ and Peasants’ Militsiya, in further contrast to what the Bolsheviks called the “bourgeois class protecting” police.

  37. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    prt 2

    the point here is that their ideology describes criminals as being there as the fault of the bourgeois controlling the population, so the idea is to let out these ‘political’ prisoners of the eveil white male racist genderist CIS world whose poliices made criminals of the common man, and who uses prisons to control… so the prisoners become the new rulers of the local people as they are the ones that understand the idea of being locked up for the desires of the bourgeois. the Militsiya were the peoples police (like all things its names have changed and its practices are not the same when used outside of occupation or takeover)

    example in current USA:

    Despite the intense national obsession with it, however, we haven’t yet come to grips with the fact that it never really existed in the first place. To refer to “black-on-black crime” not only defies common sense but grabs at baseless white racist science that removes blame for systemic deeds.

    There’s no more reason to assert “black-on-black crime” than there is to coin terms like “white-on-white crime” or “brown-on-brown crime” or let’s-just-insert-random-color-or-race-here crime. And, in case you haven’t noticed, we’re not using those terms.

    so the criminals are political prisoners of the evil white racist supremecist anti woman CIS horrored men, who have to be extermintated if the world is to survive…

    [tons of this stuff, but its not being read outside its narrow corridor, and if someone acts out from it, its ignored and invisable and we wonder, what made them do it? well, read this stuff that is not in your melieu and you would see why clearly].

  38. Ymarsakar Says:

    Another inside look at the Left’s SJWhore parasite squad.

    Sun Tzu advised knowing the enemy as well as learning about your own weaknesses and strengths. Too many people think somebody else, like the President’s Men or some military hot wig, will do it for them. Society isn’t going to save you.

  39. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    MollyG Says: Meanwhile, it seems that ths scheisstika was indeed real…

    Ever notice the lefts obsession with copraphilia?

  40. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se, quam quod ridiculos homines facit.
    The hardest thing to bear in poverty is the fact that it makes men ridiculous

    Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes? or
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – Satires of Juvenal AD 100

  41. Old and Ridiculous Says:

    As Dan Rather said: “False but true”.

  42. Lizzy Says:

    “I almost wonder if the coordination in this case may be coming from WH/Dems themselves.”

    Apparently Payton Head has been to the WH four times. That strike anyone else as a little odd?

  43. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    neo-neocon Says: I really wonder what they think is a realistic expectation for the world in which they live

    Realistic, what is that? what is Real?
    Reality is such a concept – Robin Williams

    Dont we make our own reality?
    Dont dream it, be it? – Rocky Horror

    You can be anything you want?
    where is the reality in that?

    If you ask Johnny Q. Pomo what he believes or knows, you may get a wide variety of answers. Depending on Johnny’s experience, it could be anything from an agnostic Presbyterian with vegan leanings to a Republican Buddhist looking into joining the Marines. Yes the Pomo by definition defies definition. And that is one of the things that define them. So explaining who they are or encapsulating what one whose beliefs, or code, or motto, or philosophy (not to step on any toes) is post-modern is rather difficult. They (the “Pomo people”) are best studied as one would a polar bear.

    Lost in the Quagmire of Pomo Reality 1

    Post-modernism says that nothing that we know can be considered truth.

    its modern effect its to disconnect reason from reality…
    [edited for length by n-n]

  44. Harold Says:

    The biggest impediment to handling this kind of mob behavior is that the administrators at colleges are pathetically weak and spineless.

    The communist led and inspired mobs during the Vietnam War regularly seized college offices with impunity. Why? incredibly weak administrators.

    Ann Coulter wrote a book, “Demonic” which details the regular mob behavior of the left. The French Terror during their revolution is a model. These mobs, emotional, irrational, quickly escalate to violence, as we’ve seen in Ferguson and Baltimore etc. and all the riots of the 60’s and 70’s.

    So there will be more of this kind of evil and it is likely to get violent.

  45. Lizzy Says:

    More about Payton Head: From Chicago, may have interned for Rahm Emanuel.

    Who is behind all this?
    Not looking like a spontaneous student uprising at all.

  46. jack Says:

    Imagine if KKK really did show up on Mizzu campus?

    I’m thinking KKK would have to find some “safe space.”

  47. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    Ymarsakar Says: Sun Tzu advised knowing the enemy as well as learning about your own weaknesses and strengths. Too many people think somebody else, like the President’s Men or some military hot wig, will do it for them. Society isn’t going to save you.

    i beat that dead horse for a decade…
    to no avail… save yourself the wasted effort

    You cant save people who have spent 70 years marginalizing and hating their protection. [even more so when they are going to say that that neer happened. even your oath keepers are made of patriarchal men and their kids, not matriarchal feminists… when all is said and done the latter will put them in camps]

  48. ArtfldgrsGhost Says:

    police poop report can be found here:

  49. neo-neocon Says:


    New post of mine was just published on the subject a moment ago, as you were writing your comment.

  50. Christopher B Says:

    I hate to sound like a conspiracy theorist here but I’m going to play one anyone.

    Remember Occupy Wall Street? Interestingly enough it started just about this time back in 2011, and then faded by the end of 2012.

    The Left was caught flat footed by Gore’s almost victory in 2000, and my belief is that they’ve decided it won’t happen again. They know they left their strongest card off the table during the recounts. Imagine if protests such the ones at UM, Ferguson, and Baltimore demanding Gore be sworn in had occurred during those months. Would the USSC have been willing to vote 5-4 to stop the illegal FL recounts? If it went that far, would Congress have voted to confirm GWB’s election in the face of widespread riots and the promise of continued unrest? During 2004 and 2008 there were anti-war rallies to provide cover for the rehearsal of action plans, though in 2008 they were unlikely to be needed as Obama was cruising to victory. I’m pretty sure they knew it would be tougher to re-elect him in 2012, and that the potential for a split between the EC and popular vote remained high. With no war protests some other justification had to be found to plan, organize, and rehearse the tactics necessary to create large scale ‘spontaneous’ protests in the event that pressure had to be applied to keep Obama in office after an EC defeat. I’m pretty sure the same folks are reading the same tea leaves right now as Hillary runs behind a number of the GOP candidates in various states, and faces similar circumstances to Gore in 1999-2000. Except this time the Left is going to be ready to bring the pressure of riots to bear on whoever stands in the way of getting Hillary into the Oval Office.

  51. OlderandWheezier Says:

    Maybe the only ones who can open the eyes of the MU administration and faculty are well-heeled alums who have been giving generously and regularly to the university.

    If I were in their shoes, I’d be contacting others like me. And I’d be contacting the (remaining) university officials and department heads to inform them that, for the time being, anyway, the cash cow isn’t going to be giving any more milk.

  52. Trimegistus Says:

    I have to ask, then: where are these moderate, reasonable black people who don’t like what’s going on? Why aren’t they speaking out? Why aren’t they taking a stand for unity?

    The answer is that they don’t exist. Your token black friend may sound all nice and reasonable during one of your earnest “what does Black America really think?” conversations, but once you’re out of earshot they’re laughing their heads off at your gullible, naive, patronizing white ass.

    Color, we are discovering, is thicker than citizenship and education. Smooth, collegiate Barack Obama and brash, incoherent Al Sharpton are in perfect accord.

    The calls for “moderation” only go out when there’s some danger of pushback. As long as it was black gangs looting and burning in Ferguson there was no call for moderation, but once white guys with rifles made an appearance all of a sudden the crisis needed to be defused.

    To hell with unity. To hell with toleration. It’s become nothing but a code word for looting and despoiling white Americans in the name of fairness and restitution for past sins. Our history is being obliterated and replaced with a narrative of villainy and oppression. Our schools have become centers of brainwashing and indoctrination. Our laws and courts have become tools of political oppression.

    What recourse is left?

  53. Ymarsakar Says:

    Comment’s stuck in moderation for this thread.

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