Americans might finally be noticing the depravity in academia that has existed for more than two decades
For more than two decades conservatives have been reporting the growing immoral and depraved culture on the campuses of America’s most prestigious colleges, all to no avail.
These colleges instituted bigoted and racist policies of hiring, admissions, and funding that favored some races over others, so much so that today there are so few conservatives on their campuses that debate is impossible. The right has documented this repeatedly. Nothing was done.
These colleges worked to censor and silence the few conservatives that remained or came to speak as a guest, sometimes even allowing riots by leftist students to make sure such speech was prevented. The right has documented this repeatedly. Nothing was done.
These colleges further acted to remove and fire anyone, whether they were conservatives or not, who dared criticize any of the above actions. Often the terminations were done with no due process, and in direct violation of law and the colleges’ own rules. The right has documented this repeatedly. Nothing was done.
These colleges have steadily reshaped their curriculums so as to indoctrinate students into Marxism, “safe spaces”, and close-mindedness, instead of teaching the values of Western Civilization, liberty, the rule of law, personal responsibility, and most important, the requirement that an educated adult must be able to think critically. Students now come out of these colleges hostile to any debate, their minds closed to thinking because such thinking makes them uncomfortable.
The right has documented this repeatedly. Nothing was done.
As was the case in the early years of World War II, before the attack of Pearl Harbor (which occurred 82 years ago today), Americans were asleep. Then, Americans didn’t want to face the evil that was growing in Europe and threatened to engulf the world in war, and inevitably did so. Now, Americans have done everything they could to avoid facing the evil that has been growing in their own backyard. The result is the chaos we see today, with a younger generation that ignorantly believes America is the root of all evil, and that the best policies for the future should be censorship, socialism, and racial discrimination.
The situation has gotten desperate, and threatens to engulf us in another world war, potentially far more deadly than World War II. Worse, that war will be fought here, in America, from the start, because the enemies of Western Civilization have been deeply impregnated in our society by these corrupt colleges.
And as happened on December 7, 1941 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, it appears that something has finally happened that has at last maybe wakened Americans up. Our Pearl Harbor today might simply be the bankrupt clueless testimony of three college presidents in front of Congress on December 5, 2023.
First everyone must listen to the most revealing moments of that testimony. If you haven’t seen the video below, you need to watch it now. And if you have already seen it, watch it again. It is short, and quickly illustrates the moral depravity of the leadership at three of America’s most elite colleges, Harvard, MIT, and the University of Pennsylvania.
All three of these college presidents — Harvard president Claudine Gay, MIT president Sally Kornbluth, and UPenn president M. Elizabeth Magill — made it clear that they think it is entirely acceptable to allow students to call for the genocide of Jews, as long as those students don’t act on their statements. The presidents attempted to parse their words carefully, in order to avoid offending the students they have been indoctrinating, as well as the teachers and staff they have hired to do that indoctrination. As a result, they no longer have the ability to condemn those who advocate another Holocaust, and in fact are entirely cool with the idea that these new Nazis fill their campuses with hate and violence.
Nothing that happened at this hearing on December 5th was any different that anything that has been occurring on college campuses now for decades. These college presidents were simply repeating the weasel words they have used endlessly since the 1990s to justify and excuse their own bad behavior as well as the bad behavior of their faculty, staff, and students.
What appears different now is the reaction. In the past only conservatives would object to this behavior. Outside of that partisan bubble this behavior was ignored or excused. State legislators would take no action to defund or demand changes at the public universities. Academic donors would do nothing to demand changes at the universities they supported with millions in cash. Parents and students would ignore this situation, flocking to these bankrupt schools even though they not only failed to provide the education they promised, they had replaced it with the worst kind of poison.
Now however the outrage is coming from all directions, most of which are not part of the conservative press. At Harvard donors are screaming in rage, demanding that President Gill resign immediately. At MIT a group of Jewish alumni (whom we can reliably assume are mostly Democrats) sent a letter to Kornbluth, demanding immediate action to shut down the violence and harassment of Jewish students on campus. In Pennsylvania, the state’s Democratic Party governor called the testimonry of MaGill “absolutely shameful” and “unacceptable”, and suggested strongly that she needed to resign or be replaced at UPenn.
Even Joe Biden’s White House immediately condemned these three college presidents, suggesting that even the bigoted Democratic Party has realized its willingness for many years to make excuses for the evils of Palestinian terrorists is no longer acceptable.
Maybe we are finally demanding that our universities
once again teach the American values of liberty
and human rights for all.
Furthermore, two of these three presidents have subsequently issued what they called “clarifying statements”, trying to rationalize their inability to condemn the advocacy of genocide at that Congressional hearing. At Harvard President Gay now claims that she always condemns such language, but we were just not smart enough to understand her or the First Amendment itself.
At UPennsylvania, President MaGill immediately issued a video statement, claiming that her answers at the hearing were improperly “focused” on free speech, not on the evil of those calls for genocide. She absolutely now considers such language a violation of the school’s rules. Or to translate her real meaning, she now recognizes her position at UPenn is threatened, and is hoping her “clarifying” statement will defuse the situation.
At MIT President Kornbluth has yet to make any statements at all. She apparently thinks everything she said was hunky-dory, and that the objections coming from all directions are uncalled for. I wonder what those Jewish alumni will think of this. Will they take kindly being ignored and still write those donor checks? I have my doubts.
In the end, the evil that Hamas committed on October 7th might have a silver lining. It shouldn’t ever take a massacre and the brutal raping of women and the beheading and mutilation of little children to get people to condemn evil wherever they see it, but if the long term consequence of Hamas’s frightful action is that the general public finally wakes up and takes real action against the evil that has been growing within America for decades, then some good will actually spring from that horror.
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