In any communist country, one of the first things that always happens is ‘re-education’. The new ruling party must re-educate the masses. The population must support the new order or else. In the old days, ‘or else’ was a choice between living and dying. In our more civilized world of 2021, the dying part now is finding yourself “cut off” from participating in society. Only in mission critical cases like Phil Haney or Seth Rich do they physically cancel people.
Since much of the coup was driven by the Marxist social divide, we see signs of ‘re-education’ everywhere. In tiny Northfield, Minnesota, we find the small, private Carlton College. A school not for the poor, tuition is $59,000 a year, the faculty has jumped the coup bandwagon abroad. A black student asked for change. The Board responded quickly by requiring all university employees to attend segregated anti-racism “fight” sessions despite the fact that there has never been a history of even one racial incident at the university.
The University of Florida requires students to take diversity and inclusion training. Students are taught that ‘equity’ is fair while ‘equality’ is unfair. Many other lessons suggest that whites are the problem. The program contains multiple choice questions, infographics, and videos. The questions and videos focus on specific examples of insensitive language and interactions between white and minority students. One of the many mind boggling questions is, “Is it cultural appropriation for a white guy to throw a ‘Salsa and Hats’ themed party?” The answer is yes.
At Illinois’ Roosevelt University, professors bragged on a recent Zoom call about how they indoctrinate Department of Education students in the ways of social justice. One said: “I mean, it’s all social justice; all day, every day, I get to talk about the things I love. I’m really living life here.” The Prof also teaches primary school and is a liaison officer for the National Education Association. Communist indoctrination has a life of its own.
The state of California announced a new ethnic studies curriculum required in all state high schools. The new class manual is a whopping 900 pages. It teaches the historical American oppression of Blacks, Hispanics, and Asian Americans. It teaches that people are divided into oppressors or oppressed based solely on the color of their skin and that white people have all the power while non-white people have none of the power; States ‘educating’ our children.
Columbia University, one of the oldest and most prestigious centers of higher learning in the United States, delayed graduation future-style. Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits racial discrimination, it apparently does not apply to the extraordinary communist school. They kicked off graduation with Native American-only ceremonies, followed by the Lavender Graduation for the LBGTQ alphabet soup crowd. These were followed by Latinx graduation for Hispanic students and finally black graduation, not to mention when whites and Asians graduate. You see, there is more than one way to re-educate our youth. Drive the wedge deep with a return to segregation and without a word of protest.
From another point of view on re-education, Disney, the original American children’s icon, announced changes to some of its old hits. His iconic children’s movie Dumbo is no more. You see, the music has racial overtones from the Jim Crow days. Next on the shopping block, my all-time favorite Peter Pan. It seems that Peter is disrespectful to Native Americans and the movie shows cultural appropriation. Lastly, Disney focused on The Aristocats. A surprise? Hardly in 2021. Disney says, “Siamese cat Shun Gon is portrayed as a racist caricature of East Asian peoples with exaggerated stereotypical features like slanted eyes and buck teeth.” They’re also taking a look at Swiss Family Robinson and Lady and the Tramp. Don’t you wish this was just a bad dream?
Unfortunately, the rehabilitation of our youth began in earnest 50 years ago. It was subtle but effective. Now his post-coup efforts are on full display. And the long march continues as most Americans walk together, staring at their phones.
Until next time… watch your back and be wary of the ‘cancel’ birds. You could be next.