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Is it really stunning though?

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Stop all goverment backing of student loans.

The colleges would quickly get back to the 3 Rs.

Overstuffed overcompentsated, windbags.

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Oct 12, 2023·edited Oct 12, 2023

The only comfort I've gotten from reactions to these atrocities is--amazingly--ftom Harvard, or rather "Harvard-adjacent."

That is, the alums who've called for the NAMES of the lunatic students who signed petitions and statements in support of Hamas and Gaza and Palestine. Those names are requested to notify corporations that would otherwise hire these over-credentialed spoiled brats to place them on DO NOT HIRE lists.

I've taken delight in the news report that the student president of NYU--or perhaps of the law students--had a job offer rescinded.

We've had years of "cancel culture" and censorship, and whining overgrown adolescents claiming they're UNSAFE.

Unsafe? UNSAFE?

If they want to see "unsafe," they need only look at photos that the barbarians post online.

These so-called educated people sicken me. I wish we could "de-fund" their endowments.

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The American higher education system should be shut down entirely.

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While their comments are shocking, they are not surprising. HIgher education is now higher indoctrination.

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President Julio Frenk of the University of Miami sent a powerful and unequivocal email to the university community titled "Solidarity with Israel".

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Make vo-tech great again! These people are cowards.

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I attended both undergrad and law school at the University of Illinois. I supported my alma mater until they gave Barack Hussein Obama an ethics award. I gagged. I could understand giving the President an honorary degree but an ethics award! What a joke. They're still woke, and they'll never see another dime from me. Even more unfortunately, Illinois, like Vanderbilt, is typical of American colleges generally with too few exceptions.

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"The deeply layered and nuanced complexity of what I discovered at the Aushwitz prison camp today reminds us that incidents like that are too common today, and that we must denounce violence, hate and prejudice in all forms…"

- Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier if he had been in Germany, 1945, probably

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And don't forget about the students, who so often complain of "microaggressions":

Columbia student groups called the attack on Israel “an unprecedented historic moment for the Palestinians of Gaza, who tore through the wall that has been suffocating them.” Students for Justice in Palestine at Swarthmore College released a statement celebrating Hamas’s attack as a “heroic example for those struggling toward global liberation” and lauding the “martyrs” who “valiantly confronted the imperial apparatus that has constricted their livelihoods.” The head of the Student Bar Association at NYU Law sent out a note stating that “Israel bears full responsibility for this tremendous loss of life.” George Washington University held a rally where attendees chanted, “From the river to the sea!”—an explicit call for genocide. A joint statement issued by dozens of Harvard student organizations declared “the Israeli regime” is “entirely responsible for all unfolding violence.”

https://www.euphoricrecall.net/p/the-left-is-flunking-the-moral-test

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The responses are absolutely stunning. Hamas is a brutal, barbaric terrorist group, whose charter calls for the annihilation of the Jewish people. They are not interested in any peaceful resolution. Religious ideology and fanaticism at its worst. This should be a no brainer and yet the remarks I’ve heard from people I’ve known for years and who I considered rational has me shaking my head in disbelief. Somehow this is Israel’s fault. Yes, there is a complicated history, but take some time to study it starting with 1948. I am definitely not pro-war but I’m 100% behind Israel on this one.

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The liberal education system at my Alma Mater lost a lot of donation $ from me…..#Tulane

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Needs to be said the rot is deep in academia

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Ben Sasse Pres of the from University of Florida had the conscience to speak out and call it what it is. EVIL. This week there was vigil for the victims at UF which was attended by 1000+ students. - UF has the highest number of Jewish students of any University in the US.

He also penned (or typed I guess) a letter to alums that said this in part.

"I will not tiptoe around this simple fact: What Hamas did is evil and there is no defense for terrorism. This shouldn’t be hard. Sadly, too many people in elite academia have been so weakened by their moral confusion.."

Here are some of his remarks from he vigil.

"In the face of unspeakable violence, we ought to start by telling the truth.

Here is the truth: The world has just witnessed the largest slaughter of Jewish people since the Holocaust. The videos are gut-wrenching. Stories make your stomach churn. Hundreds of innocent civilians are dead. Toddlers, teens, and grandparents have been taken hostage. Young women have suffered violence too terrible to speak. Families have been burned alive while hiding in their homes. Bodies have been mutilated as terrorists laugh and hand out candy in celebration of evil. Hamas’ terror attacks are heinous and deserve the condemnation of civilized people around the world."

https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/uf-president-ben-sasse-shows-all-other-universities-how-to-write-public-statements/

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There is a deep immorality that has overtaken the American education system and particularly at the university level. The leaders inside these systems are no longer capable of educating our youth for they lack principals and deny history in deference to their ideologies; which tend towards Fascism and Marxism. The rhyming of history? One does have to be concerned about what the progressives and the left more broadly are capable of given their support to the tactics of Hamas.

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All I can say is GO GATORS!

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