Two days ago we published a blog about some radical SJW professor at Babson College who thought it would be a smart idea to post this after Donald Trump tweeted out that he was gonna bomb 52 Iranian cultural spots if they fucked with us:
Then yesterday the Boston Herald’s hack reporter Alexi Iafrato went and stole our story, passed it off as her own, it blew up into a national story, and the school announced Asheem Phancy was suspended.
There were some turtle riders saying things like, “Who cares? As long as the guy gets called out.”
Yes, that’s very easy to say when you’re here for leisure. When you’re the publisher, and this is your livelihood, and you invest your life to finding and breaking interesting stories, and your potential to make a name for yourself is tied to viral stories like this, it’s really, really important to be cited. That’s why the Herald updated their story after you fine people absolutely bombarded them like I’ve never seen before with turtle emojis. They put a link to our front page, Turtleboysports.com, but not the actual link to the article.
Just as I predicted every major media outlet picked up this story. And when NBC, WBZ, WCVB, the Globe and others picked up on the story, who did they credit with breaking it?
That’s why citing your sources properly matters.
I know how these people work, and I know what sells. The last time a story this viral was stolen from me was the High 5 Friday story in Northampton. In that case it was the Hampshire Gazette that fucked us over. It’s stealing and it’s unethical, but I’m just gonna keep doing what I do every single day, and I’m gonna keep calling these assholes out every time they steal our work.
Gerry Callahan and I talked about this extensively today on the Gerry Callahan podcast, where it looks like I’ll be the regular Thursday guy moving forward. Click here to listen.
Like I said on the podcast, I honestly didn’t think it was that big of a deal. My whole point in writing it was to show that you can say the craziest, most offensive shit possible, and as long as it’s a left leaning opinion you will not lose your job. Turns out I was wrong.
Daily Beast: An adjunct professor is no longer on staff at Babson College in Massachusetts after what he described as a “bad attempt at humor” in a Facebook post, in which he said Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei “should tweet a list of 52 sites of beloved American cultural heritage that he would bomb.” The prof suggested those targets might include Minnesota’s Mall of America and a home of the Kardashian family, among other locations. The since-deleted Facebook post by Babson’s director of sustainability Asheen Phansey has been widely circulated on social media and was first reported by Turtleboysports.com on Tuesday.
The Wellesley school said in a statement Thursday that it had suspended Phansey with pay “pending the completion of our investigation” and that the college “condemns any type of threatening words and/or actions condoning violence and/or hate.” Hours later, Babson sent another statement, writing: “Based on the results of the investigation, the staff member is no longer a Babson College employee. As we have previously stated, Babson College condemns any type of threatening words and/or actions condoning violence and/or hate.”
Phansey told local news outlets he regretted making his ill-received “attempt at humor,” which was an apparent response to a tweet from President Donald Trump on Saturday warning that, if Iran retaliated for the drone strike killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, it could face attacks from the United States on 52 Iranian sites, including those of cultural significance, a number the president said was symbolic of the 52 American hostages “taken by Iran many years ago.”
WHDH-TV reported that Phansey was working with a public relations firm to handle the negative press after the post began circulating.
“I am completely opposed to violence and would never advocate it by anyone,” he told the Herald. “I am sorry that my sloppy humor was read as a threat. I condemn all acts of violence,” he said. “I am particularly sorry to cause any harm or alarm for my colleagues at Babson, my beloved alma mater and the place where I have enjoyed teaching students and serving as its sustainability director,” Phansey added.
Of all the places to cite us, the Daily fucking Beast. Weird.
It’s a weird feeling knowing that you are literally the sole reason a man lost his job. The mainstream media might not know who broke this story, but this asshole sure as hell does, and he’s never gonna forget me now.
I’m actually gonna defend him because I disagree with this decision. The guy made an off color joke. It was inappropriate, but at the end of the day nobody died. Sure, he was probably a huge asshole who would cancel me in a second if I said something that offended him. But at the end of the day he wrote words on a computer screen and then erased them. If he was thinking those things in his head he’d still have a job. It’s not like the Ayatollah actually read his Facebook post and decided to bomb the Mall of America. If we’re gonna be consistent, which I think is important, we have to call out cancel culture whenever we see it. I like taking scalps from really bad people like Kylie Kirkpatrick and Greg Bates, but I just don’t think this guy deserved to lose his livelihood over a tweet.
This is a real long shot here, but if Professor Phancy Pants wants to come on the live show this weekend to discuss this, I’d be willing to. I’m not gonna say sorry, even though I feel bad, but I do feel kind of sorry for him, even though he wouldn’t feel sorry for me if the roles were reversed. Sometimes, you just have to ask what would Jesus do?
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Wow. There are a lot of aggressively stupid commenters here. I think the professor was just trying to give us Americans an example of what it feels like to be targeted. I don’t think it’s a joke-I do think It was a comment, that among other things, which should think of how it would affect us if we should have the same blasie attitude.
FuUuUuUuUuUUuuUuUck you, you brown chocolate face biatch.
The problem here, and in many other situations, is that places like Babson hire people to improve their “diversity”. Then their “diversity hires” who don’t understand America come up with things that make all concerned look like idiots. Perhaps they should give these diversity hires a course in being a real American. But that would take too much time and money, not to mention giving the diversity hires other reasons to complain or sue. So…end “diversity” entirely. Problem solved. You’re welcome, America.
I wonder if she ever finds bird shit on those teeth
I bet she has spiders living in her pubic hair
That reporter bitch is ugly AF but has the attitude like she A perfect 10. I literally sit there laughing when I see her, because she really believes it in her head. Scary.
It was never a damn joke! People need to stop defending this ass hat and his kind! he was clearly upset about the tension between us and Iran so he decided to put his view point on the internet for everyone to see. This kunt was obviously mad at the fact PRESIDENT DONALD J TRUMP KILLED A TERRORIST!
It was not a joke until he got caught up!
O, For Flying Snakes, why is it every time someone says something stupid (especially anti American sentiment) and they get caught up in their words & realize they are now risking repercussions and backlash, only then it becomes a joke. It was never a damn joke! When people make jokes they use “lol” “lmao” “lmfao” in their writing (its internet science) that was not the case here! It’s only now a joke because he is wanting to save face. Well, guess what, jokes on him and his non existent paycheck!
Here is a funny comparison! Staple gun bro was running around a school with a stapler pretend it was a gun (he only had 18 staplers in da clip yo doggie dog) it was not until he was arrested that then it became a joke. I saw a lot of people here outraged saying that’s not a joke. Yet some of those same people are here sticking up for this dude and making excuses for him and his so called “joke”. No, just no, go sit the fuck down, you hypocritical skanks, it was not a joke in either situation!
And how in this world do you know this dude was joking? Please enlighten me! Did you meet with him prior to what he said, did he tell you flat out “hey I’m going to make a joke about Iran bombing us targets” ? I think not, again, go sit the fuck down but this time, sit there and keep your mouth shut! It was not and never was a joke and for anyone to say other is a complete moron! It’s a joke now because this guy said so? Yeah I think not! You dont joke about things like this and if you do you do not post it on a wide open social media platform for the world to see!
O, P.S. one more thing. If you truly think that what this ass hat said is a joke. You’re a gullible nitwit and need all of your social media accounts taken away until you smarten the fuck up! So many dumb people in this country. I really hope the boogaloo dance competition starts soon so we can end all of this madness!
P.p.s. that herald chick looks like a rat, possum, garden snake all in one! What an ugly bimbo! Some dude man, some dudes are thirsty as fuck and will do/say anything for a fucking hole. Some of you act like you never had a wet hole before, damn shame! You Simpson wonder why broads are the way they are. Its because of of dudes like you who have no self worth or dignity! What a damn shame!
Keep your eye on where Asheen Phansey lands.
He will have another job soon.
Left looseys stick together.
Ya I feel terrible too.
Happy Friday Nite
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Fucked up that he got fired for a BRILLIANT joke. He’s basically saying how the USA idolizes useless shit. Our culture is shit and that’s what we have to target. Brilliant joke and this guy lost his job. Good job TB!
Remember its slways a joke when you get caught especially when you meant what you said.
Let that be a lesson to loons who advocate violence. It was absolutely imperative that we fire this bully for the use of hate speech . I laughed as he was shown the door. Ha ha ha. Hate speech is a big joke now.
Jokes and humor are supposed to make people happy and laugh. How was that even slightly funny?
America is the most FREE nation this world has ever seen, and therefore these idiots have a “right” to speak their mind. Yet they scream how unfair our country is and how much they dislike and want to change it.
Please, Mr. Leftist idiot, go to the Middle East and go through schooling there and then speak your mind through the internet on how much you hate the country you’re in… see what that gets you! It won’t be good.
Also Mr. Leftist, keep in mind what this beautiful country of America gave you!
If you want to be an American and live here, love our country like our founding fathers wanted. If not, LEAVE!
TB internal noises captured audio; “Hello? Hello?? Morals, is that you..??? Hey, ummm thanks for speaking up…. What? Oh, yeah that, wellllllll…..”
I agree, you did get the dude fired in a way, but since the Herald pulled a Mike Barnacle (great thieving journalist that he is) on you, why bother going through the motions of righting the wrong? They took the ball and ran with it, bathed it in national splendor, and took the credit. Let them! Clear conscious settled!
I saw this on Breitbart News and The Gateway Pundit, I wonder who broke this story?
You should feel bad. You’re now officially part of the cancel culture you supposedly hate.
Replace Khamenei with Stalin and imagine he had published something like this circa 1950.
Being fired would be the least of his worries…
Iran is an enemy of the USA, much like the Soviet Union was.
My take: I’m sick of people posting stupid shit they think is funny on FB/twitter for likes from their stupid friends. Everyone needs to get the fuck off social media; it is destroying society. If this helps the cause then I’m glad he got fired. Fuck him and his stupid joke and his sad life where he panders for likes on FB to feel good about himself. Hope he feels good about himself this morning.
No, it makes it fucking worse.
The Washington Post has picked up this story, but only indirectly alluded to Turtleboy by linking to Clive MacFarlane’s exposing his identity.
Odds of Unc whining about this are about 90%.
Odds of Unc maligning Clive’s exposure of him again are also high.
Remember: Clive was 100% accurate and Unc hid from that, and trashed Clive for it, for years.
Clive is a race-baiting hack cunt.
Sure, but everything he said about Unc being Unc was correct. Maybe you’re too new to remember but for like 4-5 years the story from TB was Clive made it all up and no one would ever know who TB was. Unc only pretends he’s always been out & proud now.
I love people who think they’re all that, say shit they think is funny, then get shitcanned. Gives me the big O every time.
“Sometimes, you just have to ask what would Jesus do” ? Fucking funny! Unc has been born again people…
you didn’t hire him, you didn’t fire him. his employer did.
you brought a tweet/viewpoint/opinion to the fore…that’s all….don’t crumble under the weight of responsibility just yet, mary.
My name is Turtleboy and all I do is flip flop and contradict my self! Yawn, its tiresome pick a side and stick on it!
Clearly this is not enough. He should be deported immediately!
For once I disagree with you.
This guy is clearly a massive douchenozzle, but he doesn’t deserve to be fired for exercising his right to free speech. You’d be fuming if it was you. I hope the ACLU take his case.
Last time I checked, you guys still had the 1st Amendment, right?
He does have the right, and he used it. It doesn’t shield him or anybody from the consequences, depending on what they say. If you felt the need to call the cops and tell them you put a bomb in city hall, even if you’re joking, they’re going to come arrest you. See how that works?
If you’ve read Turtleboy for more than 5 minutes this shouldn’t surprise you. It’s the most obvious thing in the world that the only thing “Uncle Turtleboy” believes in is Uncle Turtleboy.
What is he supposed to do, hate himself and talk shit about himself? How far would he get with that kind of angle? Look, if you have a just cause and you go about pursuing it the right way, you’re going to come off as a little self-centered when you advocate for yourself. And rightfully so.
Very creative name, Suck My. My point isn’t that Uncle shouldn’t advocate for himself but that he claims to be in support of important principles. He’s opposed to PC attacks on humor. He’s opposed to “cancel culture.” He’s opposed to employers censoring their enployees’ private speech. When it comes to Uncle Turtleboy, he’s opposed to these things. When it comes to this guy, though, Uncle Turleboy blasted his private FB post, an obvious joke, maliciously misrepresented it, and called for his head. Uncle TB loves to appeal to higher principles, but youre an ass if you fall for it.
What about that was an ‘obvious joke’ to you? Go on, I’ll wait.
TB called him out because this is a man in a position of oversight and influence, and he was advocating violent attacks on innocent people. Even *if* that was a joke, and I won’t call it obvious, it’s in extremely poor taste and should get you a meeting with your bosses, at bare minimum. I can’t believe I even need to explain this to you. The fact that you’re somewhat in his corner on this makes me believe your head is further up your own ass than you realize.
The conservative version of the Onion made literally the same joke, moron. https://babylonbee.com/news/iranian-leaders-vow-to-destroy-cultural-landmarks-important-to-americans-like-walmart-or-dairy-queen
He didn’t say anything should be bombed. He said the Ayatollah should make a list of landmarks such as two dumb things Americans like. The conservative version of the Onion (Babylon Bee) made the same joke. Quit pretending to be offended snowflake.
Babylon Bee is written as satire from the get go. The other was an implication from a private citizen that can be seen as tacit approval for terrorist attacks. You fucking moron.
Hi John Bull,
In the US, First Amendment restrictions apply to the Federal government only (originally), but incorporated by the states per the 14th A. In any event, it’s about the government restraining speech. They can’t take away your First Amendment rights except for in certain circumstances (e.g., porno, yelling fire in a crowded theater), where what you did isn’t considered “free speech” at all.
Other than that, you can say what you want to say, but if you suffer from repercussions that didn’t come from the government, you’re largely S.O.L. You can take your chances in civil court via a suit, I guess, but I wouldn’t bank on a First Amendment argument to save your ass.
I get what you’re saying – and I agree that there should be consequences for actions, especially a clown in a position of power like this.
However, it was clearly a (terrible) joke and he’s essentially been fired for being a complete dickhead.
If being a dickhead gets you fired then there’ll be a fuck of a lot of people out of work. 🙂
Dick you were disappointed
Well I was disappointed last night when your mother bit the head of my cock when I was coming in her mouth
That’s disappointment my fat little friend
She told me that she didn’t have to bite very hard to get through your tiny pencil dick.
She normally gets a tip for that sort of work, but not one that tiny.
Iran fired 22 missiles one for every holocaust museum of comedy.
Speaking of can’t win, you should see me at a club trying to talk to woman, holy shit do I not have any game!
I feel bad for the anti-semite chesna,oh wait no I don’t karma sucks. He lost his job too,lol.
Hey, you seem pretty cool, I am an aniti-Semite and a child pornographer, are you young and do you want to be photographed?
I want to slap the hoop earrings and horse teeth off that thieving skank. I hope she doesn’t get that much credit from stealing this from TB.
Also, don’t feel bad for this guy. Fuck him. I’m guessing he’s been getting fat paychecks for doing practically nothing and he had the sand to state “Sorry my sloppy attempt at humor was taken as…” bla bla bla. Basically, sorry you got offended. FUCK this guy.
Isn’t this the same exact thing you cry about losing your job over in your book? Once again you contradict yourself.
He’s still on the board of directors of Net Impact, and “Power Shift Network”. Look at the websites….
“The Power Shift Network mobilizes the collective power of young people to mitigate climate change and create a just, clean energy future and resilient, thriving communities for all.”
Who is funding this guy? Who’s payroll is he on???? Is he some sort of operative in a psy-ops activity?
Don’t feel bad about him losing his job.
I’d like to go down on the herald reporter
Honestly, face aside, I bet she tastes like fuckin’ baclava.
Flap flavor could be comparable to either baclava or tangy pee with a hint of antibiotics.
Was it worth the “applause and awe” you thought you were going to get for your sly comment, you fucking stinky liberal idiot??? Go shove a piece of tofu up your ass while you sip your latte at Starbucks.
People are sick and tired of these leftist spewing continuous hatred. He probably would have gotten away with this back in 2016, but not now.
Babson did the right thing, this “professor” was advocating attacking Americans in America and siding with the fucking Ayatollah of Iran. When WE are in a proxy war with Iran and a day after Iran launched 15 ballistic missiles against American bases.
There was no joke, if he said that about a high school shooting would it be ok. The man is representing Babson College and advocating murder and destruction. Seriously peeps, what do you think he advocates for in private? He should be investigated and deported. Another ungrateful foreigner taking all they can.
He got exactly what he deserved, and bravo to the school’s administrators for having the guts to do the right thing. Only a moron would “joke” about an enemy nation attacking the US and think it wouldn’t have any consequences.
The ayatollah he referred to is long dead. You want a clueless moron teaching your kids?
Mr. Trump has brought peace to the middle east. He exposed the ayatollah for the pussy he is. Now the Iranian citizens will overthrow their dictator and create a democracy they have long been waiting for. You eliminate the terrorists of Iran and the dominoes will fall into place.
The terrorists in Congress. Ya I’m looking at you Camel face, AOC and towel head Omar. As Tony Montana said about Omar. “I never liked that piece of shit up there, never trusted her. For all I know omar had my friend set up.”
Ayatollah exposed as a coward definitely. Iran becoming a Democracy probably about the same time Iraq and Libya do.
Stop harassing theHerald reporter…..she didn’t get the story from you. She got the story from Babson…..let the girl work before she has to start a blog and beg for money every week. God guess what other people can report news too….it’s not copyrighted dumb ass
How ’bout, NO, we won’t.
If you’re legacy media, you are fair game.
Learn To Code.
I get what you’re saying. I felt bad for a minute or so,because let’s face it, I hate when people take things out of context such as calling out wanting to defend our borders as racist somehow. I honestly don’t think he meant it in terroristic malicious way,it was just a bad attempt at a joke. I can relate to that end of the story.
Let me expand- I don’t mean I felt bad for him, but more the precedent that’s been set. I really miss the old days when people had senses of humor and could agree to disagree. Mental health issues are out of control these days.
On a side note, what kind of dumbass,as a teacher, uses social media in this day and age, private or not? You couldn’t pay me to use Facebook or Twatter especially if I worked for a college.
With an English cucumber
fuck this professor jerk, fuck him in the ass
and fuck you Alexi Felatio, fucking thief
You feel bad? How vital to any entity is director of sustainability? Seriously. The guy is a left wing kook and would have your ass in a nano second if given the chance. It’s time these assholes started loosing their jobs and why not now? Take some credit not any blame. He’ll be director of diversity somewhere next week and will forever play the victim card. Watch his social media posts in a few months or even weeks. He’ll forget how contrite he was after his media whore drops him for nonpayment and he’ll be back to being the asshole that we all know he is.
The left is having a bad week.
First, Ricky Gervais murders at the Golden Globes and then a SJW professor is taken down by his own ilk (the left will eat their own and not blink).
Your mother had a bad week also
Getting the gonnareah diagnosis and all
What about the week you had? Doing your paper route wearing nothing but a strap on, pretty lewd even by Northampton’s standards.
Just visualized that pmsl lolz. Dammit this double ender keeps hitting bell on the handlebars!
Considering my mom has been dead for a little over a year – I doubt you giving her a venereal disease will bother her much.
99.9% of academia are firm supporters of cancel culture. I imagine that if you checked his social media you find that he was calling for someone’s head and job due to some perceived slight to some perceived marginalized person or group. Fuck this asshole is what i’m saying.
Agreed. Academics and Human Resources staff = bloodthirsty sociopathic fuckheads.
Never feel bad for stupid people especially when they are supposed to educate the next generation. Especially a filthy rag head like this curry bandit
No one should lose his job over one ill-advised tweet, but how many hundreds if not thousands of us have gone down because cancel culture?
Its worth it to take one of the enemy out. And make no mistake, these people don’t want you just unemployed, they want you dead.
Fuck him. I hope he loses his house.
Social Media is Cancer
This SJW Arab can now go collect from the government like all the rest of them.
He wouldn’t think twice about canceling TB, or any person that might not criticize the president To his liking.
Don’t feel bad. You did good. Fuck him and any other Arab sympathizers
It appears that Alexi Iafrato has removed her Twitter account? I wonder if she will be fired for stealing a story? I doubt it.
Anything on the andrea campbell story yet turtleboy.
Asheen’s Tweet was a joke! It was sloppy humor! He is opposed to violence and would never advocate it by anyone! He condemns all acts of violence! He needs to be reinstated and apologized to! He is a shaper of young minds! He is the Sustainability Director foe God’s sake!
Filthy leftist fuck. He reminds me of the “Chick-Fil-A” guy who took the video of himself harassing the drive-thru worker over some other leftist SJW BS, expecting accolades.
I am glad he lost his job. Maybe the other leftists will learn a lesson.
Oh now it’s a joke he says ? I get the feel
Bad sure. But I don’t think people like this “joke”
See ya! As a Babson alum, I’m thrilled he got fired.
So the director of sustainability was unable to sustain his job.
His job now a Ladyboy Streetwalker, right Lee?
He got fired for being an ideological hermaphrodite on social media.
Others have pointed this out, but the Herald story was about the firing! Your article was not. It was about the tweet. Stop going on about this, it’s starting to make you look desperate!
Did you cite all your sources on the Jennifer Dulos story? That was all over the media (about the husband being charged) before you wrote the story.
Buh-bye AssShine. Don’t let the door hit you in the ass as your escorted off campus, you anti- American libtard faggot.
Good points raised here, such as:
1) The irony that in 2020, a right-leaning white guy must struggle to get his work credited.
2) The recognition that it is a damn serious thing for a professional to lose his job over a political opinion.
3) The original intention of your article, which was simply to illustrate inconsistencies in how opinions are processed in the media.
4) “Cancel culture” is the real problem… but TB did not start it.
Babson was probably looking for some fat to trim on the payroll and this fell into their lap.
Well, I like to think all the turtle riders who called Babson also played a role.
I would love it if the towel heads bombed the kardashians house with them and thier lawn jockey boyfriends
TB you ignorant asshole
Now this poor towel head will no longer have enough money to buy sand to wipe his ass after he takes a shit
I hope you’re happy
Dunno, folks. I’m torn between Unkle and the now-unemployed Perfessor.
A couple of biggies here…
1. This Reeks of Cancel Culture
2. In today’s America, Mall of America and the Kardashians residence ARE what passes for ‘Cultural Heritage’
3. I get the joke
Nah. Cancel Culture is when something innocuous gets red-flagged and taken down by the hive-swarm out of a knee jerk reaction. This was none of those things.
That was the point, really…
Having a good week, getting those meathead bouncers arrested and now this piece of shit!
Asscleaner Phancies was mocking American culture by citing the kardashian home and a mall as American cultural sites. Forget the Smithsonian, Liberty Bell, Grand Canyon Adjerk Professor Asscleaner Phancies was openly shitting on the country in which he lives and prospered but openly despises.
Fuck him! I believe Jesus would kick him in the balls and throw his down the stairs of the temple. Asscleaner is part of the Soft Jihad working hand in hand with the American Leftists and blame America first crowd. Bet money he danced and ate cake on 9-11 fucking hadji scum.
Jesus, has the pendulum reached? It’s weird that you wrote this but it’s not weird why.
This is your mind on drugs ^^^
It would be great if Donald Trump bombed Iran and they made child porn legal here in the US so I could watch it all the time instead of going to jail for it.