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The left’s indoctrination into a culture of victimhood infected this elite military academy

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For years, the left has pounded it into the brains of our children: victims are a protected class and victimhood is the highest form of honor. The message is that if you want to obtain justice, you must be a victim. Social justice, that is.

Now an entire generation of kids has grown up with that leftist indoctrination. Many of the young people now attending our universities literally grew up under just three presidents: Bush (the war president), Obama (the hero) and Trump (the enemy). The culture of victimhood has finally infected even our nation’s most elite military academies. On Tuesday, the Air Force Academy announced the results of its investigation into racist messages found on campus.

The messages were written by one of the five “victims” of racism who reported being targeted.

“The individual admitted responsibility and this was validated by the investigation,” academy spokesman Lt. Col. Allen Herritage said in a statement to the Associated Press, adding: “Racism has no place at the academy, in any shape or form.”

The motive? The cadet candidate (who was not identified) “committed the act in a bizarre bid to get out of trouble he faced at the school for other misconduct,” the Colorado Springs Gazette reported. That’s right. He did it so he could be the victim, because victims are a protected class.

That perfectly frames the lessons he learned growing up: “If you’re a victim, you can’t get in trouble for other things.” Of course, he’s finding out the hard way that the leftist “truths” he was led to believe are in fact lies. Just like the lie of “only white people can be racist,” or “Christians can never be persecuted.” The message of privilege and victimhood only perpetuate damaging racism and bring shame to our institutions.

Racist messages at Air Force Academy were written by student who claimed to be targeted – Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-air-force-racist-messages-20171108-story.htmlThe racist messages roiled the academy in Colorado Springs, prompted the school to launch an investigation. The person responsible for the racist messages, the academy said, was, in fact, one of the cadet candidates who reported being targeted by them. There is even a website called fakehatecrimes.com committed to listing hate crime hoaxes.

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Students who attack teachers should be harshly disciplined regardless of race

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Students who attack teachers should be harshly disciplined regardless of race

It’s hypocritical to call for equal rights on one hand, then distribute discipline differently based on a student’s race. As crazy as it sounds, that’s a thing nowadays and efforts to reverse course from the Obama-era educational abomination have been thwarted at nearly every turn.

Walter E Williams at The Daily Signal pointed out the problem by highlighting how it negatively affects students:

Obama’s Anti-Discipline Policies Set Our Students Up for Failure

https://www.dailysignal.com/2018/10/03/obamas-anti-discipline-policies-set-our-students-up-for-failure/President Barack Obama’s first education secretary, Arne Duncan, gave a speech on the 45th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, where, in 1965, state troopers beat and tear-gassed hundreds of peaceful civil rights marchers who were demanding voting rights.

Later that year, as a result of widespread support across the nation, Congress passed the Voting Rights Act. Duncan titled his speech “Crossing the Next Bridge.” Duncan told the crowd that black students “are more than three times as likely to be expelled as their white peers,” adding that Martin Luther King would be “dismayed.”

Let’s take it a step further and highlight that this will have a tremendous negative impact on teachers, present and future. Who wants to get into a career where over 5% of teachers are attacked by the children they’re trying to help? Discipline is the only way to safeguard teachers and students. It’s not the teachers’ fault if more African-American males are committing the attacks.

Race should not be an issue here. If a student attacks a teacher, they must be punished. They cannot be allowed to have free rein over the classrooms they attend simply because a study concluded they were being punished more than others.

Read Williams’ article and ask yourself this question: When a student attacks a teacher, does it cause any less pain if the attacker is a certain race?

Teachers should not be put at risk to satisfy a leftist talking point.

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PragerU Video: Who Is Karl Marx?

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PragerU Video Who Is Karl Marx

He produced horrific results from ideas that were already several centuries old in his day – isn’t it time we rejected them?

Born in Trier, Germany in 1818, Marx didn’t invent communism. But it was on his ideas that Lenin and Stalin built the Soviet Union, Mao built communist China, and innumerable other tyrants, from the Kims in North Korea to the Castros in Cuba, built their communist regimes. Ultimately, those regimes and movements calling themselves “Marxist” murdered about 100 million people and enslaved more than a billion.

This is a man who spent a lifetime trying to popularise the societal slavery of socialism, presenting ideas that were already centuries old when he arrived on the scene. Even though these ideas had already failed in the American colonies, he tried to sell them to a new generation with horrific results. Despite the repeated failure of these ancient ideas, the Left continues on insisting that they’ve never been tried before. This video eviscerates that Leftist lie on Marx’s societal slavery.

Socialism’s fundamental flaw

The fundamental flaw of socialism is that it defies human nature, therefore it requires force to function. It doesn’t matter what it’s called or who is in control, it can never work. One cannot take ‘From each according to his abilities’ without the threat of force. If one’s property is under claim by the government, there is no incentive to produce more and the system falls apart.

That is why this form of government needs a secret police apparatus, concentration camps and the ‘pedagogy of the wall’ as Che Guevara put it. Most of all, it requires falsehoods and lies to sell it’s societal slavery. This is why the Left spends an inordinate amount of time lying about it’s base ideology. It has to do this because no free society would ever choose to enslave itself. These lies range from trying to pretend small, homogenous welfare states are ‘socialist’ to making the absurd claim that Leftist, authoritarian socialist dictatorships are supposedly “right-wing”.

One last point on due process

One last point, the video quotes the man whose face has launched a million T-shirts sales as saying: “I don’t need proof to execute a man, I only need proof that it’s necessary to execute him!”. Isn’t that the sort of due-process-free mindset that is disturbingly close to the nation’s Socialist Left at this point in time with Kavanaugh confirmation?

Something along the lines of ‘this is La Cabaña prison, not a court room should alarm everyone interested in the cause of Liberty.

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Pilot textbook for California 1st graders glorifies Gavin Newsome as “Champion for People’s Rights”

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Pilot textbook for California 1st graders glorifies Gavin Newsome as Champion for Peoples Rights

First graders are supposed to be getting their first taste of basic math, reading, and history, among other things. What many first graders in California may be getting is indoctrination to leftist perspectives and the crowing of gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsome as a historical figure.

It’s time for new textbooks in California and one in particular is sparking controversy. A book being considered by Elk Grove unified school district portrays the former San Francisco mayor and current Lieutenant Governor as a “Champion for People’s Rights.”

The focus of the controversy is that it sounds like campaign propaganda instead of something appropriate for first graders. What do you think? Is it over the top?

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