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Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

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Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by MWmetalhead » Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:25 pm

Mitch Albom should immediately issue a retraction if not an outright apology of his ridiculously misguided column regarding two girls - who God forbid - used their graduation speeches to raise very legitimate concerns that their poorly run school failed to address despite parents & students making prior attempts to compel school management to make improvements.

Here is the Freep's original article regarding the critical graduation speeches (which were also reported on by multiple other mainstream media outlets in the region):

https://www.freep.com/story/news/educat ... 381474001/


Now, here is Mitch Albom's incredibly misguided column. One would think he would make an effort to more fully understand the FACTS underlying the situation before denigrating the brave students who chose to "speak up" :

https://www.freep.com/story/sports/colu ... 465469001/

Now comes word that in EARLY JULY, the school in question *still* has not delivered transcripts to its graduating students. Every other school in the state seems to have little to no issue delivering transcripts to universities and colleges by June, yet we're now sitting in July, and University Academy evidently hasn't delivered a single transcript.

Funny how the administrators are such COWARDS they refuse to appear on camera or directly answer questions from the media.

Yet, Mitchie Boy will excuse their outrageous behavior while lecturing & condemning the students who are merely attempting to shed light on it.

Hey Mitch - write any fallacious sports articles lately? :rolleyes

Here is the article appearing in the Free Press today:
https://www.freep.com/story/news/educat ... 664709001/

The students should file a class action lawsuit against the school, its ownership, and its administrators.

I will say some of Freep's Facebook commenters are far bigger pieces of shit than Albom; the amount of blatant racism on the comment page is very disheartening.


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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by lovinlife101 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:19 pm

I’ll never forgive Albom for this: https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xp ... story.html

He, along with all other journalists have one job, to tell the truth. Seems too hard for him.

He’s garbage. Absolute garbage.



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by JLesinski » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:17 pm

Hes been a tool bag for a long time now.



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by Daypart » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:19 am

Graduation speeches are not the times to call out admin or anyone for that matter. With that being said, Mitch is a twat



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by craig11152 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:48 am

I haven't paid attention to Mitch in years. Not his show or his writing. But glancing at this column I tend to agree with him and most of his points.


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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by lovinlife101 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:43 am

Do we still live in America or have we wandered into Nazi Germany?

Silencing microphones? Calling the cops on kids?!

Let’s see here:

1. Public gathering in a public place. Check.
2. Public education paid for by taxpayers. Check.
3. Students exercising their free speech rights. Check.
4. Monsters trying to silence that free speech. CHECK!!!



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by MWmetalhead » Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:46 am

Given the severity of the school's malfeasance, I think as much light needs to be shed on the issues as possible. Therefore, I think highlighting the issues as part of graduation speeches is fair game.

But hey, let's be nice and take the low key approach instead. That has worked soooooo well. That was tried. It got ZERO results.

The students and their families are customers of the school. Customers have a right to complain about terrible service.

Not issuing transcripts is chicken shit; the school and its administrators need to be sued.


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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by lovinlife101 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:11 am

MWmetalhead wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:46 am
Given the severity of the school's malfeasance, I think as much light needs to be shed on the issues as possible. Therefore, I think highlighting the issues as part of graduation speeches is fair game.

But hey, let's be nice and take the low key approach instead. That has worked soooooo well. That was tried. It got ZERO results.

The students and their families are customers of the school. Customers have a right to complain about terrible service.

Not issuing transcripts is chicken shit; the school and its administrators need to be sued.
100% agree.

99.9% of graduation speeches are forgettable and boring. Why not use it as an opportunity to better our world?



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by craig11152 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:20 am

MWmetalhead wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:25 pm
Mitch Albom should immediately issue a retraction if not an outright apology of his ridiculously misguided column regarding two girls - who God forbid - used their graduation speeches to raise very legitimate concerns that their poorly run school failed to address despite parents & students making prior attempts to compel school management to make improvements.
Just to be accurate the column was generically was about a seeming national trend and hardly specific to the Universal Academy incident.


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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by lovinlife101 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:41 am

Aren’t schools supposed to teach students independent-thinking, doing what’s right, and standing up against injustice?

Salutatorian: “I’m taking this opportunity to highlight what needs to be improved in our school...”

Charter school CEO: (cuts the mic) “We’ve gotta shut that sh*t down!!!”



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by borderboy653659200 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:44 am

It took you boys THIS LONG to realize he's a smug little a**hole ? Dude's a** gets kissed in Detroit because he hasn't run off to L.A. or New York like so many other expatriate Detroiters,but he can be an obnoxious dwarf p*ick !!!!



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by borderboy653659200 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:47 am

I'd LOVE to give Albom my patented "Brady Breaker" wrestling finisher,but I'm a brawny,beefy 5'9" ,212 lb.,while Mitchie is three-feet-six. I wouldn't want to be accused of bullying,though I turned 66 Saturday !!!!



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by borderboy653659200 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:05 am

lovinlife101,this is the age of Trump,where ALL U.S. institutions,ESPECIALLY education, is to serve as tools of obedience "training," the better to serve Trump and his successors. In Detroit,As in other major U.S. cities, "schools" are a pipeline to human rights-violating for-profit jails and prison,and turn out supplicants to the casino crooks, religious mis-leaders and other vultures who feed off Detroit's (save perhaps gentrifying District Detroit and a recious few other places ) rotting carcass .



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by Y M Ionhere » Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:46 pm

borderboy653659200 wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:05 am
lovinlife101,this is the age of Trump,where ALL U.S. institutions,ESPECIALLY education, is to serve as tools of obedience "training," the better to serve Trump and his successors. In Detroit,As in other major U.S. cities, "schools" are a pipeline to human rights-violating for-profit jails and prison,and turn out supplicants to the casino crooks, religious mis-leaders and other vultures who feed off Detroit's (save perhaps gentrifying District Detroit and a recious few other places ) rotting carcass .
No.
Schools are just as much a left-wing propaganda arm as they ever were, pushing Trump derangement and other bullshit youd probably love.



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Re: Mitch Albom proves once again he's a piece of shit

Post by MWmetalhead » Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:30 pm

That's mostly bullshit, Craig, and you know it.

University Academy is clearly what compelled Albom to write that column.

There is no "trend." These examples are few and far between.

Should students in WPB refuse to call out their school board for refusing to fire a high school principal who has stated he is uncertain as to whether the Holocaust occurred as widely documented? According to you and Albom, any criticism should only occur behind closed doors, right?


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