There is a line in President Donald J. Trump’s stump speech that stands out to me every time I hear it. It’s actually a point that, in my opinion, President Trump doesn’t hammer home enough.
When I was asked a couple of months ago for my prediction on the presidential election, I confidently said President Trump would win barring something unforeseen.
I was asked how I could feel so sure.
And, without much of a pause, I simply told the other person that I just don’t think the majority of Americans hate their country.
During his speech Sunday in Dubuque, President Trump said:
“We will stop the radical indoctrination of our students and restore patriotic education to our schools. We will teach our children to love our country, honor our history and always respect our great American flag.”
Yes. Yes. Yes.
But here is the best part — he isn’t kidding. He isn’t pandering.
Earlier this year, President Trump tackled Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the federal government. Federal agencies had spent millions of taxpayer dollars “training” government workers to believe and participate in teachings that denounce America and the fundamental values for which it has stood since its inception.
President Trump provided direction to Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought to send a letter letting instructing federal agencies to cease and desist from using taxpayer dollars to fund the un-American propaganda.
Agencies were to begin to identify all contracts or other agency spending related to any training on “critical race theory,” “intersectionality” and/or “white privilege.”
They are also directed to include in the review any other training or propaganda effort that either teaches or suggests that America is an inherently racist or evil country or that any race or ethnicity is inherently racist or evil.
President Trump has made clear that he and his administration are fully committed to the fair and equal treatment of all individuals.
Just how big of a problem is “critical race theory?” Well, let’s read about it in action.
Federal agencies funneled nearly $5 million to CRT sessions at the Treasury Department alone. Diversity consultant Howard Ross created sessions that forced federal employees to confront their “white privilege” and America’s inherent “systemic racism.”
Other examples of this indoctrination from a senior administration official include federal employees across government being pressured or required to attend trainings where they are told that “virtually all white people, regardless of how ‘woke’ they are, contribute to racism.” Employees are also required to say they “benefit from racism.”
In other cases, trainings claim that racism is embedded in the belief that “America is the land of opportunity” or the belief that “the most qualified person should receive a job.”
Empolyers also need to provide safe spaces and be sure to listen and “really work to hear what each other has to say, as if what they are saying is true for them.”
Employees are instructed that if they are going to be an “ally” to marginalized groups, they must “provide unconditional solidarity” and that “the group is not obligated to like you, thank you, feel sorry for you, or forgive you.” Allies must “teach other people with privileges how to practice better allyship.”
In an effort to be an “anti-racist,” parents must teach their children the same practices because racial bias takes shape in every child’s brain “around three years old.”
Employees are also told to “stop” contributing to actions that further “systemic racism.” Examples are “don’t perpetuate white silence,” “don’t say ‘I don’t know what to do,’ “don’t only talk about the black community,” “don’t be defensive if you get feedback.”
Ross was also hired by the National Credit Union Administration to train 8,900 employees on “white supremacy” and was helped by a self-proclaimed Marxist and Communist leader.
In the NCUA training, Ross starts his argument by claiming America was “founded on racism” and continues to uphold a system of white supremacy through “policing and discriminatory practices.”
Ross claims all white people, regardless of who they are, are complicit in America’s system of white supremacy “not necessarily by choice, but by automatic response to the ways we’re taught.” Even “good and decent (white) people” perpetuate “the system of systematized racism.”
“The policing system in this country has always been about race” and “keeping freed slaves in their place,” Ross says, producing “the results we’re seeing” such as police killings of black men.
NCUA created a graphic claiming that “white people keep the system in place” and federal employees must become “activists” for “policy change.”
Johnetta Cole also provided training. Cole led the KGB-controlled Venceremos Brigade and several Communist Part USA groups. Cole is on the board of “Rethinking Marxism,” a journal committed to extending Marxist thought. Cole urged employees to become “activists” and argue for “antiracism.”
All white male executives of Sandia National Laboratories, which is the federal government’s top nuclear research lab, were sent to a mandatory three-day reeducation camp called the “White Men’s Caucus on Eliminating Racism, Sexism and Homophobia in Organizations.”
The training was to expose “white privilege” and deconstruct “white male culture.” Right away in the opening session the men were to make a list of associations about white male culture. Trainers wrote “white supremacists,” “KKK,” “Aryan Nation,” “MAGA hat” and “mass killings.”
The white male employees are instructed to expose “the roots of white male culture” that sound positive, but bring “devastating” consequences to women and people of color: “rugged individualism, a can-do attitude, operating from principles, focus on hard work, striving towards success and silent strength.”
The lab then asserted that “white men know nothing about men and women of color cultures.”
Participants were forced to recite “white male privilege statements” to “accept their role in creating oppression.”
*Men can ogle women and get a pass from their colleagues
*Men can wear the same jacket three days in a row to a business meeting
*Men do not have to go through pregnancy to have children
*Men can easily pee standing up without a lot of mess
*Men can go into a room and not feel different
*Men can choose to ignore housework
*Men can use their physical strength to invade others’ space just to psychologically intimidate
*Men do not worry about what their colleagues at work think about their involvement with parenting
*Men write our “truths”M
*Men never have to be worried about being paid fairly
Employees then had to write letters to women, people of color and other marginalized groups to apologize for their “privilege” and pledge to become “better (allies).”
A whistleblower at Argonne National Laboratories described a campaign by executives and scientists that included a plenary session to address issues of “racial justice and our collaboration’s response to them.”
*Email communications denounced the U.S. as an “institutionally racist society” where white people must atone for the “pain and anguish inflicted upon black people.”
*White lab employees must “unequivocally assert that Black lives matter.”
*The session included training materials that claimed “striving to be comfortable” and “talking to others who look and think like me” are ways racism is expressed.
*White employees must “identify how (they) may knowingly benefit from racism” and “yield positions of power to those otherwise marginalized.”
*White employees must push for progressive policies in the workplace and move away from a system of “meritocracy.” The farther away from these actions a person is, the more “racist” he or she is.
More examples will be detailed later today!