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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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Whoopi is right about the behavior of UCLA Basketball players in China

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Whoopi Goldberg

I’m not a big fan of Whoopi Goldberg, okay but I have to tell you that I agree with her regarding the following statement.  This is in regards to a couple of UCLA basketball players who thought they could take something from a store in China and not pay for it.

You embarrassed your families, you embarrassed the country, and you embarrassed the president. Now I’m not a big fan of the president, but the fact that he had to call and get your asses out of there is not anything to be proud of or think is cool.  If this isn’t the stupidest thing a young person has done, particularly if you’re over six-feet tall, and black… is this just the ridiculous stupidity of youth?

Let me add one more thing. You’re an embarrassment to UCLA itself, and their athletic department as well.  Now I am not a big fan of those who run academia, but if these jerks are given the right punishment, I shall give the university credit and praise for doing it.  All right UCLA, the ball is in your court.  Do something right for once.

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Whoopi Goldberg to ‘Stupid’ UCLA Players: You’re Fortunate Trump Could ‘Get Your A**es Out’ of China

http://freebeacon.com/issues/whoopi-goldberg-ucla-players-fortunate-trump-get-out-china/“Now, you’re in China—you’re this big!” she said, reaching high into the air to indicate the players’ height. “It’s not like you’re gonna blend, you’re not going to blend in, run out.”

Goldberg said their families and mentors had no doubt told them numerous times not to do things like this, and she said the foolishness of youth is the only explanation for something so dumb.

President Trump says ‘You’re welcome’ after UCLA Bruins players thank him for help with China incident

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/21432885/president-trump-says-welcome-ucla-bruins-players-thank-help-china-incidentUCLA athletic director Dan Guerrero said freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill stole from three stores, were arrested and surrendered their passports. Trump, who was already on an Asia trip, spoke to President Xi Jinping of China about the incident, and the players were allowed to return to the United States on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, all three read prepared statements at a news conference in which it was revealed that they have been suspended from the team indefinitely. They thanked the Chinese government and police for how they were treated and United States officials for helping secure their release.

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Deadly shooting at multiple locations in Rancho Tehama, including an elementary school

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Rancho Tehama School

At least five people are dead as a shooter engaged in multiple locations in Rancho Tehama. One of those locations was an elementary school where two children were injured.

Rancho Tehama, a northern California reserve, is a sparsely populated rural community. The shooter is among the dead. According to a Tehama County sheriff’s deputy, the shooting started around 8 a.m. and stretched across several locations. Over 100 law enforcement officers are at the scene.

Brian Flint, the alleged shooter’s neighbor, said the suspect killed his roommate and stole truck. “Kevin,” as Flint called him, is a known felon in his 50s.

This story is developing and will be updated regularly.

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3 dead after shooting at elementary school in Northern California – LA Times

http://beta.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-norcal-elementary-school-shooting-20171114-story.html“At this point, the suspected shooter is deceased by law enforcement bullets,” Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters. “I know of at least three deaths.”

Authorities said the shooting occurred around 8 a.m. in Rancho Tehama, near Red Bluff, about 120 miles northwest of Sacramento.

Rancho Tehama school shooting: Elementary students hospitalized following deadly California shootings: officials – CBS News

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/rancho-tehama-school-shooting-elementary-students-hospitalized-following-deadly-calif-shootings-officials/Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston, who according to CBS affiliate KHSL addressed reporters near the scene, said deputies were first alerted to a shooting in Rancho Tehama Reserve at around 8 a.m.

“That evolved to multiple victims and multiple shots at the school,” Johnston said, adding that he’s been told the suspected shooter was shot and killed by law enforcement. Investigators recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns, according to Johnston.

Shootings at multiple sites kill 3, wound kids at school in rural Northern California – Chicago Tribune

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-red-bluff-california-shooting-20171114-story.html“It was right about 8 a.m. we had multiple shots fired in Rancho Tehama,” Johnston said. “That evolved to multiple victims and multiple shots at the school, at the elementary school. I am told at this point the suspected shooter is deceased by law enforcement bullets, that’s what I’m told.”

Jeanine Quist, an administrative assistant with the Corning Union Elementary School District, said no one was killed at the school with kindergarten through fifth grades but that a “number” of students were shot and wounded.

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Alternative Math: This satirical look at America’s education craziness is sadly too real

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Alternative Math

2+2=4. This is fact. Unfortunately, we’re heading towards a society that is so politically correct, we have to take into account feelings when it comes to facts. That’s the point of this satire by Ideaman, and it’s completely ludicrous…

…except that it’s no longer out of the question. With things changing so rapidly, can we really expect a scenario like this never playing out in the real world?

H/T: Moonbattery

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