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From CNN in September:

From the Colorado Springs Gazette today:

Air Force Academy finds cadet candidate responsible for racist messages
By: Tom Roeder November 7, 2017

An Air Force Academy cadet candidate once thought the victim of racial slurs at the preparatory school on campus was actually the vandal who scrawled the threatening messages across the note boards outside his room and the dwellings of classmates.

The academy confirmed that finding Tuesday afternoon, and stood by a stern speech given by its top general in the wake of the incident. Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria gathered cadets and staff members for a speech that has gone viral in videos posted across the internet. He said that those who can’t respect others “need to get out.”

“Regardless of the circumstances under which those words were written, they were written, and that deserved to be addressed,” Silveria said in a Tuesday email. “You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect – and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” …

No matter its origins, the incident sparked a national discussion on racism and the academy’s swift and public response. Silveria was widely praised for his strong speech, with some suggesting he run for high office after he leaves the service.

 
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  1. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    No one with half a brain fell for anything.
    What are you, racist??

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    I'm taking a break from politics for awhile.

    This current racial atmosphere is so toxic and bitter and acrimonious I'm just walking away til calmer waters blow in.....
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  2. TheBoom says:

    No downside for Silveria, only upside. He virtue signaled that he is anti racist and in an SJW environment, like the Air Force Academy, that is all that matters. If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one. Trump is still being criticized for accurately predicting that the rash of “anti-Semitic” acts after the election were possibly hoaxes. Silveria’s fate would be far worse. He isn’t the top dog in the Air Force.

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    • Replies: @DCThrowback
    The AFA used to be known for being aggressively Christian.

    From 2005: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676698

    "The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others."
    , @ThreeCranes
    Am I the only person who finds this guy's wheedling voice grating? He sounds like a junior high school civics teacher. And this guy is a high-ranking officer in our Armed Services? What a pussy.

    addendum; as #3 said above, this grates because it is "sermonizing"

    , @Wilkey
    If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one.

    Or he could have just said "stay tuned while we investigate."

    His military career is over anyway. Superintendent at one of the military academies is a 3 star gig that is, by tradition, a terminal position. He'll finish his three year term then head out to the private sector, where he'll either run for office as a Democrat or have a higher profile thanks to his solid "pro-diversity" cred. If he hadn't given that pointless, offensive, inaccurate rant no one would have ever heard of him unless he'd become yet another AFA superintendent to be taken down by a scandal.

    Leftists always double down and never admit they are wrong.
    , @Anonymous
    "No downside for Silveria, only upside."

    Not really, it furthers the persecution and destruction of his family, friends, his country, and everything his ancestors worked for. It helps to seal a negative fate for his descendants if he has any.

    The downside massively outweighs the selfish trivial upside.
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  3. Anon says: • Disclaimer

    “You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect – and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” …

    Yeah, a lot of dignity in cucking out to an obvious anti-white ‘hate hoax’. A lot of dignity in self-righteous scapegoating of whites and jumping to conclusions without evidence.

    And speaking of respect, does this piece of turd have any self-respect in (1) falling for a hoax (2) PC sermonizing?

    There could be dignity and respect in admitting the foolishness of jumping the gun, but this guy is a running dog of the prevailing narrative. Rather like John McCain.

    Hoaxes matter. WMD lies led to Iraq War. Michael Brown lies led to race riots.

    It seems the main Identity of many whites is Self-Righteousness. Puritanism in post-religious and anti-white age has left whites with little to feel good about. Whites can’t claim to be the blessed of God spreading salvation to cursed heathens. Whites can’t feel racial pride as a people and culture.
    So, how can their puritanical urges find release? Chest-thumping self-righteousness. About what? Since most people don’t think, they rely on others to tell them what is right or wrong. And rules of self-righteousness are now decided by PC. And that’s what whites cling to. If some cling to Bible and guns, others cling to PC and self-flogging whips.

    That’s what whites live for and identify with. “What will make me feel most righteous and justified?”
    This is why whites in Maine and Minnesota welcome all those African ‘refugees’. They identify with a feeling. The feeling of self-righteous superiority.

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    Also not very respectful of the non-diverse students to castigate them all as potential thought criminals who might be drummed out of their school and prospects for future success in a witch hunt to find a non-existent perpetrator.
    , @Boethiuss

    Yeah, a lot of dignity in cucking out to an obvious anti-white ‘hate hoax’. A lot of dignity in self-righteous scapegoating of whites and jumping to conclusions without evidence.

    And speaking of respect, does this piece of turd have any self-respect in (1) falling for a hoax (2) PC sermonizing?
     
    I could care less about that to be honest, but speaking of scapegoating, it seems to me that Gen Silveria has turned himself into an obvious candidate to become one if Donald Trump has any working gray matter.

    But frankly I doubt it. It's much easier for The Donald to talk a big game about draining the swamp than to actually make meaningful attempts to do it.
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  4. Twitter source (I was not able to embed the following on Unz) :

    Jelani Bland

    JB @Jelani_Bland35 – Oct 3

    After long thoughts and countless talks with my family about recent events that took place, we thought it would be best if I withdraw from the Air Force Preparatory school following this year. With that being said I have decided that I will be reopening my recruitment process as the class of 2018. I want to say thank you to the coaching and staff at the Air Force Academy who believed in me.

    Dymitri McKenzie

    Dymitri McKenzie @nbp__7 – Oct 31

    After taking time to talk with family, friends and coaches, we have decided that’s it’s best for me to withdrawal from the USAFA prep school and to open my recruitment I want to thank all the Air Force academy coaches for everything they’ve done for me. Also a special thanks to the prep school coaches for putting their best foot forward when it came to the players on this team, but this is the end of this chapter and I’m anxious to start my next one.

    It might be nice if Breitbart or Daily Caller or anyone else can report on these guys, you know, to follow up. Maybe they had nothing to do with it and would like to clear their names.

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    • Replies: @Clyde
    Who wrote those twin canned statements?
    , @Eagle Eye
    An advanced country does not let students at military academies use "social media" to communicate their precious thoughts and personal details to our enemies and the world at large.

    Are Russian military recruits on VK.COM? Can I chat with Chinese Air Force cadets on Weibo?
    , @Demosthenes Rapaport
    Could be a needle in a haystack, if it turns out there are just too many withdrawals/expulsions from that school.
    , @Triumph104
    Neither one of the hoaxers was capable of writing those tweets by themselves. They got caught due to "handwriting inconsistencies". Both are dumb football players who will be welcomed with open arms next fall to another college campus.

    The Air Force Academy says a cadet whose dorm room was marked by a racist slur this fall is also the person responsible for writing the message. ...

    The epithet was written on message boards outside the rooms of five black cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy's preparatory school in September. As we reported at the time, officials suspected one individual may have been responsible, based on handwriting consistencies.

    "The cadet candidate is no longer a student at the prep school," the Air Force Times reports, citing Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the academy's public affairs director.
    (LINK)
     
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  5. Randal says:

    US general made into dishonest buffoon by slavish adherence to elite dogma. It’s probably not the first time….

    Here’s a great piece from the Guardian showing their showpiece black (supposed) intellectual Gary Younge making an utter fool of himself trying to “interview” Richard Spencer.

    Gary Younge interviews Richard Spencer: ‘Africans have benefited from white supremacy’

    Perhaps the editing down to 3 minutes (done by the Guardian) of what was presumably a reasonably lengthy interview for the C4 documentary referenced in the piece (to be broadcast tomorrow) did Younge no favours, but in it he repeatedly misunderstands or ignores Spencer’s points and fails to control his own emotional responses.

    Spencer asks him the perfectly legitimate question of why he would be against a white ethno-state, citing the example of Israel. Younge could easily have responded with arguments criticising Israel’s implementation of the ethno-state (it’s a pretty appalling precedent, after all), but instead completely misses the point and goes off on a rant of his own listing black anti-white historical grievances that are irrelevant – slavery etc.

    Spencer points out the benefits Africans have had from white supremacy (ie making the argument that American blacks are hugely better off than African blacks). Younge could have responded with the usual antiracist cant about fantasised and largely mystical harms done by racism and slavery, which would at least have contested Spencer’s point, but fails even to do that. Instead, he completely misses the point and goes off on another emotional anti-slavery rant. He also fails totally to even try to address Spencer’s assertion about African versus white achievement

    Ultimately Younge resorts to empty personal abuse and stomps off.

    All in all, the encounter (at least as cut by Younge’s own employers the Guardian) pretty much makes Spencer’s case for him – Younge (a high profile black “public intellectual” in British lefty politics) comes off as an over-emotional intellectual lightweight, presumably only holding the position he does as a supposed public intellectual because of antiracist (ie anti-white racist) affirmative action promotion.

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  6. Clyde says:

    Gen. Jay Silveria- Dumbass blamed, lectured and raged at 4,000 people who had done nothing wrong. That’s always a great idea. He is so stupid he didn’t think it might be a hoax?

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    • Replies: @Jack D
    We have been thru this many times. The downside for calling a possibly real incident a hoax - extremely high. You are a racist, you lose your job, etc. The downside for calling a hoax a real incident - none. In fact Silveria gained considerable positive notoriety for his impassioned "Get Out, Racists" speech, can look forward to future employment, board seats, political office and none of these prospects were impaired at all by the fact that he "fell for a hoax". According to leftist logic, a hoax merely brings to our attention a very real problem that exists and should be confronted in just the way Silveria confronted it.

    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.
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  7. Clyde says:
    @Jenner Ickham Errican
    Twitter source (I was not able to embed the following on Unz) :

    Jelani Bland

    JB @Jelani_Bland35 - Oct 3

    After long thoughts and countless talks with my family about recent events that took place, we thought it would be best if I withdraw from the Air Force Preparatory school following this year. With that being said I have decided that I will be reopening my recruitment process as the class of 2018. I want to say thank you to the coaching and staff at the Air Force Academy who believed in me.

     

    Dymitri McKenzie

    Dymitri McKenzie @nbp__7 - Oct 31

    After taking time to talk with family, friends and coaches, we have decided that’s it’s best for me to withdrawal from the USAFA prep school and to open my recruitment I want to thank all the Air Force academy coaches for everything they’ve done for me. Also a special thanks to the prep school coaches for putting their best foot forward when it came to the players on this team, but this is the end of this chapter and I’m anxious to start my next one.
     
    It might be nice if Breitbart or Daily Caller or anyone else can report on these guys, you know, to follow up. Maybe they had nothing to do with it and would like to clear their names.

    Who wrote those twin canned statements?

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  8. What’s up with Generals fighting the last war, or no war for that matter?

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  9. Well, at least he was “strong”. I’ve been waiting for one of these deals to start on a carrier at sea or a submarine maybe. Instant mutiny, man, what a mess. I would hope the skipper would throw all involved either overboard or in the brig, but man, what a mess. Taking command these days is real balls because man, everything, what a mess.

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  10. Anon says: • Disclaimer

    Bible-thumpers vs Chest-thumpers.

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  11. @Anon
    “You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect – and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” …

    Yeah, a lot of dignity in cucking out to an obvious anti-white 'hate hoax'. A lot of dignity in self-righteous scapegoating of whites and jumping to conclusions without evidence.

    And speaking of respect, does this piece of turd have any self-respect in (1) falling for a hoax (2) PC sermonizing?

    There could be dignity and respect in admitting the foolishness of jumping the gun, but this guy is a running dog of the prevailing narrative. Rather like John McCain.

    Hoaxes matter. WMD lies led to Iraq War. Michael Brown lies led to race riots.

    It seems the main Identity of many whites is Self-Righteousness. Puritanism in post-religious and anti-white age has left whites with little to feel good about. Whites can't claim to be the blessed of God spreading salvation to cursed heathens. Whites can't feel racial pride as a people and culture.
    So, how can their puritanical urges find release? Chest-thumping self-righteousness. About what? Since most people don't think, they rely on others to tell them what is right or wrong. And rules of self-righteousness are now decided by PC. And that's what whites cling to. If some cling to Bible and guns, others cling to PC and self-flogging whips.

    That's what whites live for and identify with. "What will make me feel most righteous and justified?"
    This is why whites in Maine and Minnesota welcome all those African 'refugees'. They identify with a feeling. The feeling of self-righteous superiority.

    Also not very respectful of the non-diverse students to castigate them all as potential thought criminals who might be drummed out of their school and prospects for future success in a witch hunt to find a non-existent perpetrator.

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  12. black sea says:

    I’ve never been in the military, but this is what I’ve read and heard from people who appear to know what they’re talking about:

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections, capacity to attract government funding and favorable media coverage to one’s service branch, and well-established realtionships with military contractors who are in a position to lobby for one’s further promotion, and to reward one after retirement.

    Highly competent officers with a low tolerance for BS, but with a real talent for battle, tend to top out at Colonel or Captain.

    In terms of General Silverio’s career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

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    • Agree: Jim Don Bob
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections...
     
    Just as the beat cop's job is to keep the peace, while the chief's is to kiss up to the mayor. Hence the differing (stated) views on gun law enforcement.
    , @Wilkey
    In terms of General Silverio’s career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    His career in the military is over once his term at the AFA is done. It's a terminal position by tradition. On rare occasion that doesn't happen, but probably not now, and definitely not with Trump making the call. Silveria was either expressing his honest to God actual insane beliefs or he was looking to his post-military career.
    , @ATX Hipster
    Virtually everybody above the O-3 pay grade is a political hack. About half of O-3s are.
    , @Forbes

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence...
     
    Actually, it's promotion at one level below--to Colonel/Captain (Navy) where the hurdle exists. That's the level where significant commands exist--where significant ass-kissing staff slots exist. The up or out practice leads to full retirement after 20 years for the bulk of Lt. Colonels and Navy Commanders. As it is, the Navy has more Admirals than it has capital ships.
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  13. “I’ve never been in the military”

    You should have stopped there.

    joe

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  14. Clyde says:

    This general who got *punked* got all three of his stars under Obama. So I have read. By his wacko diatribe, he thinks Obama is still president, was performing for Obama and his apparatchiks.

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    By his wacko diatribe, he thinks Obama is still president, was performing for Obama and his apparatchiks.
     
    That would be an interesting premise for a political thriller: the retired incumbent secretly still in control with the successor just there for show.
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  15. Eagle Eye says:
    @Jenner Ickham Errican
    Twitter source (I was not able to embed the following on Unz) :

    Jelani Bland

    JB @Jelani_Bland35 - Oct 3

    After long thoughts and countless talks with my family about recent events that took place, we thought it would be best if I withdraw from the Air Force Preparatory school following this year. With that being said I have decided that I will be reopening my recruitment process as the class of 2018. I want to say thank you to the coaching and staff at the Air Force Academy who believed in me.

     

    Dymitri McKenzie

    Dymitri McKenzie @nbp__7 - Oct 31

    After taking time to talk with family, friends and coaches, we have decided that’s it’s best for me to withdrawal from the USAFA prep school and to open my recruitment I want to thank all the Air Force academy coaches for everything they’ve done for me. Also a special thanks to the prep school coaches for putting their best foot forward when it came to the players on this team, but this is the end of this chapter and I’m anxious to start my next one.
     
    It might be nice if Breitbart or Daily Caller or anyone else can report on these guys, you know, to follow up. Maybe they had nothing to do with it and would like to clear their names.

    An advanced country does not let students at military academies use “social media” to communicate their precious thoughts and personal details to our enemies and the world at large.

    Are Russian military recruits on VK.COM? Can I chat with Chinese Air Force cadets on Weibo?

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  16. black sea says:

    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She’s the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy’s first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that’s looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    “If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out,” he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    “We’re changing a culture,” she said. “It’s super amazing right now.”

    I think “super amazing” speaks for itself.

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    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies - you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn't have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It's all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.
    , @peterike

    "We’re changing a culture,” she said. “It’s super amazing right now.”

     

    A thousand Chinese military officers just died laughing.
    , @Demosthenes Rapaport

    As commandant, she's the school's head disciplinarian and is dealing with...unspecified misconduct allegations against members of the lacrosse team.
     
    Haven Monahan has transferred to the Air Force Academy?
    , @Forbes
    If Kristin Goodwin has a wife and two kids--presumably that makes Goodwin the husband in the marital relationship...
    , @Wilkey
    Goodwin was named Commandant in March by Lisa Disbrow, who was Acting Secretary of the Air Force and was Under Secretary during the Obama. Disbrow's own bio mentions nothing about a husband or family.

    Maybe Goodwin is a great officer, or maybe she's a great big flaming pile of dog poop left on Trump's front doorstep. Obama was known for placing "diversity" above quality in his choices for military leaders (though not his campaign staff). He promoted almost as many blacks to 4 star rank as all previous presidents combined.

    Silveria is a more recent selection, so God only knows why or how he was chosen.
    , @Mr. Anon

    I think “super amazing” speaks for itself.
     
    Indeed. I think that was one Curtis LeMay's favorite expressions.

    Imagine a remake of Twelve O'Clock High where the men of the 918th bomb group are replaced by homosexuals, lesbians, trannies, SJWs, and cucky middle-managers.

    , @Bill
    The Air Force can't even find a lesbian who can fake military deportment? What does that mean?
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  17. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer

    The military, like the rest of the country, is rapidly becoming a lost cause. But yes, hoaxes do matter, because they serve as endless justification for violence. Always directed against white people.

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  18. From the MSM Playbook, 2017 edition:

    Point One: Find the Anti-Trump angle in every story. Inflate it. Make IT the story. As long as it has an anti-Trump angle, it’s too good to check. If it turns out to be false, just move onto the next one.

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    • Replies: @Bill
    The Ministry of Propaganda cheers for the Inner Party against the Outer Party, now as always. Try not to get to pissed off about it. The Outer Party is not your friend either. The real estate developer and his creepy real estate banker friends are definitely not your friends.
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  19. Big Bill says:

    I wish someone would do a meta analysis of these hoaxes. When do they occur? After midterms? Before finals? Do freshmen stage the hoaxes more than seniors, for example?

    I expect that many are staged as a way of dropping out and gaining status (as a victim) rather than losing status. Mama may blame you for partying and flunking out, but she will be your biggest defender if the blue-eyed devil white man forced you to leave school with his racist graffiti.

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  20. I tell all young people that I meet to never join the armed forces. You sign your life away so a POS like this can grandstand.

    Would you die or get yourself maimed in support of this turd and what he stands for? Sacrifice your son for a politically correct blowhard/megalomaniac and to make the world safe for Israel?

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  21. Jack D says:
    @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies – you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn’t have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It’s all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

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    • Disagree: Abe
    • Replies: @ic1000
    For decades prior to the outbreak of the Great War, Austria-Hungary had stumbled through crisis after crisis, maintaining stability despite the progressive weakening of the military and civil society. In August 1914, the empire implemented its plan to attack its stronger enemy Russia, to preserve its northern province and scoop up some bonus territory. As recounted in Fall of the Double Eagle: The Battle for Galicia and the Demise of Austria-Hungary, that worked out pretty much as alert observers had predicted.

    It’s all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.
     
    This dusty, century-old history has no relevance to The Current Year, of course.
    , @black sea
    As Mark Steyn rather succinctly puts it, "This is what we're going to be talking about when the mullahs nuke us."
    , @Neoconned
    You know I was thinking about this the other day.....

    Like in that Bond movie where the female M goes "Christ I miss the Cold War....."

    I do too....

    I also wondered if thats what caused a lot of the automation & AI shit we've been doing w corporate America....

    Maybe the brains that used to be applied to Cold War stuff and to attack Soviet influence and vice versa.....what if all those brains are hired guns now farmed out to corporations trying to reduce labor costs....

    The brains that fought the Soviet Union are now fighting us.....
    , @anonymous
    Not only that, but our ruling elite were at least somewhat more responsible.

    Nixon had a point: the world is safer with more superpowers than one.
    , @Bill

    It’s all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.
     
    I don't think they are dumb enough to do this. More likely, they will do their best to stay out of the way as we fall over, maybe chopping off any limb which happens to fall in their yard. Or maybe they goad us into attacking them and then sink our navy.
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  22. DCThrowback says: • Website
    @TheBoom
    No downside for Silveria, only upside. He virtue signaled that he is anti racist and in an SJW environment, like the Air Force Academy, that is all that matters. If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one. Trump is still being criticized for accurately predicting that the rash of "anti-Semitic" acts after the election were possibly hoaxes. Silveria's fate would be far worse. He isn't the top dog in the Air Force.

    The AFA used to be known for being aggressively Christian.

    From 2005: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676698

    “The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others.”

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    I would say they have succeeded at addressing those concerns. Based on several articles available through the link above, if they wanted to return to their actual mission, it would be a idea to drop NCAA level sports. We all know that will never happen.
    , @Bitfu
    'aggressively Christian'...that's a funny phrase.

    'Turn the other cheek MotherF-er!'
    'Do unto others you little b*tch'
    'Who's your Savior/Daddy? C'mon...answer me--who's your Savior/Daddy?'
    , @Anon
    “The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others.”


    Time for Trangelicals. Trannies are the new holies. Evangelicalism, move aside for Trangelicalism.

    The Flying Fruits Squadron.

    Stealth Bummer.

    , @AndrewR
    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power. It was only ten short years until the SJWs took everything over. It seems almost like a 180. What a difference a decade can make.
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  23. Barnard says:
    @DCThrowback
    The AFA used to be known for being aggressively Christian.

    From 2005: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676698

    "The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others."

    I would say they have succeeded at addressing those concerns. Based on several articles available through the link above, if they wanted to return to their actual mission, it would be a idea to drop NCAA level sports. We all know that will never happen.

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  24. Bitfu says:
    @DCThrowback
    The AFA used to be known for being aggressively Christian.

    From 2005: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676698

    "The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others."

    ‘aggressively Christian’…that’s a funny phrase.

    ‘Turn the other cheek MotherF-er!’
    ‘Do unto others you little b*tch’
    ‘Who’s your Savior/Daddy? C’mon…answer me–who’s your Savior/Daddy?’

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    Thank you for the laugh. I haven't stopped giggling at your post.
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  25. ic1000 says:
    @Jack D
    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies - you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn't have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It's all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    For decades prior to the outbreak of the Great War, Austria-Hungary had stumbled through crisis after crisis, maintaining stability despite the progressive weakening of the military and civil society. In August 1914, the empire implemented its plan to attack its stronger enemy Russia, to preserve its northern province and scoop up some bonus territory. As recounted in Fall of the Double Eagle: The Battle for Galicia and the Demise of Austria-Hungary, that worked out pretty much as alert observers had predicted.

    It’s all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    This dusty, century-old history has no relevance to The Current Year, of course.

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  26. Incentives work. End of story.

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  27. black sea says:
    @Jack D
    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies - you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn't have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It's all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    As Mark Steyn rather succinctly puts it, “This is what we’re going to be talking about when the mullahs nuke us.”

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  28. Note to CNN anchor-babe : even if you jumped ship to “The Naked News,” half the men in the country would turn the TeeVee off every time you opened your big, fat, ugly mouth!

    Considering that the other half are just plain horny and are more crotch than brain, CNN should be doing a lot better in the ratings.

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  29. peterike says:
    @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    “We’re changing a culture,” she said. “It’s super amazing right now.”

    A thousand Chinese military officers just died laughing.

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    What a Machiavellian victory plan! Hats off to our foresighted planners!
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  30. Neoconned says:
    @Anonymous
    No one with half a brain fell for anything.
    What are you, racist??

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DOE9rYnX0AAxge3.jpg

    I’m taking a break from politics for awhile.

    This current racial atmosphere is so toxic and bitter and acrimonious I’m just walking away til calmer waters blow in…..

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  31. Silveria was widely praised for his strong speech, with some suggesting he run for high office after he leaves the service.

    Another “This is not who we are” and “The police acted stupidly” president? Not gonna happen.

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  32. L Woods says:

    Naturally I’ve been getting furiously downvoted on the Air Force reddit for suggesting that hate hoaxes and the self-serving careerists they exploit them are more of a trend than actual “hate.” The non-rated Air Force really is filled with a bunch of pathetic wasterels whose mandatory online associates degrees grant them pretensions of being smart and upwardly mobile. Having spent much of my adult life in DC, where real social climbing occurs, I can only find such pretensions contemptibly hilarious. It’s like watching maggots wriggle over each other in competition for a choicier piece of carrion.

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  33. SConvergence of the Air Force is More troubling than convergence of the other branches because they have the drones.

    The navy really wouldn’t be a factor, except maybe preventing Real America from exporting grain/corn if it was a prolonged conflict. A tranny nonWhite army will never be effective against Core American resistance.

    Tranny nonWhite drone pilots are a different story. With no personal courage or teamwork required and minimal technical and fine motor skills they could eliminate all of us. Cuck bugman Whites can do the engineering and the software.

    Hopefully I’m just being paranoid about this.

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    The civil war cometh?

    Look at how easily they destroyed the militia movement w informers and deep cover types like Strassmeir or McVeigh, who went off the reservation and went rogue....

    Or how like that article Steve posted few months back....they used other guns-for-hire from Europe to infiltrate the refuge occupier Mormon splinter cult group....

    Im not sure they need drones to cuck us.

    They should fear an intra military revolt from the officer corps and deep state....
    , @BenKenobi
    Do not despair, mein schutze. The drones haven't brought victory overseas, and they won't here at home.

    Also, there's still a high chance that "our side" will have the support of a large chunk of the former United States government in a future balkanization/two Americas scenario.
    , @L Woods
    “Real America” hasn’t lifted a finger in its own defense through all the decades of incessant attack. Such a conflict will never happen.
    , @unpc downunder
    You're unlikely to have an easy time finding non-white trans drone pilots. Laverne Cox piloting a drone? I can't picture it. Maybe a Jewish or East Asian trannie, but Jews and East Asians tend to avoid the military anyway.
    , @MattinLA
    I've thought about this as well. I think the only countermeasure would have to be nuclear retaliation.
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  34. @TheBoom
    No downside for Silveria, only upside. He virtue signaled that he is anti racist and in an SJW environment, like the Air Force Academy, that is all that matters. If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one. Trump is still being criticized for accurately predicting that the rash of "anti-Semitic" acts after the election were possibly hoaxes. Silveria's fate would be far worse. He isn't the top dog in the Air Force.

    Am I the only person who finds this guy’s wheedling voice grating? He sounds like a junior high school civics teacher. And this guy is a high-ranking officer in our Armed Services? What a pussy.

    addendum; as #3 said above, this grates because it is “sermonizing”

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  35. Neoconned says:
    @Jack D
    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies - you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn't have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It's all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    You know I was thinking about this the other day…..

    Like in that Bond movie where the female M goes “Christ I miss the Cold War…..”

    I do too….

    I also wondered if thats what caused a lot of the automation & AI shit we’ve been doing w corporate America….

    Maybe the brains that used to be applied to Cold War stuff and to attack Soviet influence and vice versa…..what if all those brains are hired guns now farmed out to corporations trying to reduce labor costs….

    The brains that fought the Soviet Union are now fighting us…..

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  36. @black sea
    I've never been in the military, but this is what I've read and heard from people who appear to know what they're talking about:

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections, capacity to attract government funding and favorable media coverage to one's service branch, and well-established realtionships with military contractors who are in a position to lobby for one's further promotion, and to reward one after retirement.

    Highly competent officers with a low tolerance for BS, but with a real talent for battle, tend to top out at Colonel or Captain.

    In terms of General Silverio's career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections…

    Just as the beat cop’s job is to keep the peace, while the chief’s is to kiss up to the mayor. Hence the differing (stated) views on gun law enforcement.

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  37. Neoconned says:
    @27 year old
    SConvergence of the Air Force is More troubling than convergence of the other branches because they have the drones.

    The navy really wouldn't be a factor, except maybe preventing Real America from exporting grain/corn if it was a prolonged conflict. A tranny nonWhite army will never be effective against Core American resistance.

    Tranny nonWhite drone pilots are a different story. With no personal courage or teamwork required and minimal technical and fine motor skills they could eliminate all of us. Cuck bugman Whites can do the engineering and the software.

    Hopefully I'm just being paranoid about this.

    The civil war cometh?

    Look at how easily they destroyed the militia movement w informers and deep cover types like Strassmeir or McVeigh, who went off the reservation and went rogue….

    Or how like that article Steve posted few months back….they used other guns-for-hire from Europe to infiltrate the refuge occupier Mormon splinter cult group….

    Im not sure they need drones to cuck us.

    They should fear an intra military revolt from the officer corps and deep state….

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    Yeah, that's right. Despite what our semi-retarded Civics teachers thought, there is no such thing as a Revolution. There are only coups. The People never rose up and never will.
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  38. Wilkey says:
    @TheBoom
    No downside for Silveria, only upside. He virtue signaled that he is anti racist and in an SJW environment, like the Air Force Academy, that is all that matters. If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one. Trump is still being criticized for accurately predicting that the rash of "anti-Semitic" acts after the election were possibly hoaxes. Silveria's fate would be far worse. He isn't the top dog in the Air Force.

    If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one.

    Or he could have just said “stay tuned while we investigate.”

    His military career is over anyway. Superintendent at one of the military academies is a 3 star gig that is, by tradition, a terminal position. He’ll finish his three year term then head out to the private sector, where he’ll either run for office as a Democrat or have a higher profile thanks to his solid “pro-diversity” cred. If he hadn’t given that pointless, offensive, inaccurate rant no one would have ever heard of him unless he’d become yet another AFA superintendent to be taken down by a scandal.

    Leftists always double down and never admit they are wrong.

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    Or he could have just said “stay tuned while we investigate.”
     
    This violate the leftist maxim that you should never let a crisis go to waste.

    Also, as has been discussed here, there is ZERO downside to jumping to conclusions for incidents of alleged racism. As you say, his military career is over anyway but now he is perfectly positioned to run for office in some blue state. He is a blue state hero and the fact that the entire basis for his "Get Out" anti-racist diatribe was completely fictional takes nothing away from the importance and validity of his tirade, according to the logic of "anti-racism".

    As has been said a million times, what we are witnessing is a religious phenomenon, where standards of objective proof are meaningless. The Catholic world (and I give this just as an example - Catholics are no better or worse than any other religion when it comes to such matters) is full of shrines to miraculous visions, usually of the Virgin Mary - Lourdes, Guadalupe, etc. - the wiki lists dozens. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrines_to_the_Virgin_Mary With apologies to the faithful, every single one of these is, by objective standards of proof, based on a hoax but this takes nothing away from their religious meaning.
    , @bartok

    have a higher profile thanks to his solid “pro-diversity” cred
     
    Yeah, he can probably get some amazing corporate board seats as a progressive ex-General. He's going to be making a ton of money, the rat-bastard.
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  39. Wilkey says:
    @black sea
    I've never been in the military, but this is what I've read and heard from people who appear to know what they're talking about:

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections, capacity to attract government funding and favorable media coverage to one's service branch, and well-established realtionships with military contractors who are in a position to lobby for one's further promotion, and to reward one after retirement.

    Highly competent officers with a low tolerance for BS, but with a real talent for battle, tend to top out at Colonel or Captain.

    In terms of General Silverio's career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    In terms of General Silverio’s career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    His career in the military is over once his term at the AFA is done. It’s a terminal position by tradition. On rare occasion that doesn’t happen, but probably not now, and definitely not with Trump making the call. Silveria was either expressing his honest to God actual insane beliefs or he was looking to his post-military career.

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    Well, "tradition," especially as it applies to the military, is just a code word for racist, patriarchal, homophobic, etc., so what better time than the current year to dispense with this "tradition" along with the rest?

    This general would be the ideal Air Force Chief of Staff, if only he can hang on until the next Democrat administration.
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    @Jack D
    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies - you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn't have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It's all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    Not only that, but our ruling elite were at least somewhat more responsible.

    Nixon had a point: the world is safer with more superpowers than one.

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  41. @black sea
    I've never been in the military, but this is what I've read and heard from people who appear to know what they're talking about:

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections, capacity to attract government funding and favorable media coverage to one's service branch, and well-established realtionships with military contractors who are in a position to lobby for one's further promotion, and to reward one after retirement.

    Highly competent officers with a low tolerance for BS, but with a real talent for battle, tend to top out at Colonel or Captain.

    In terms of General Silverio's career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    Virtually everybody above the O-3 pay grade is a political hack. About half of O-3s are.

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    I think he was expressing his honest-to-God beliefs, which just happen to mesh nicely with the expectations of a lot of people in powerful places. I don’t know what, if anything, Silveria wants to do after retirement, but that speech could only have opened doors for him.

    It’s generally pretty easy for people to believe whatever they’re likely to be praised and rewarded for believing. Actually, it’s only fairly odd and “difficult” people who bother to push back against that.

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    Silveria may also consider himself to be an 'ethnic' White. No doubt Gen. Wesley Clark does, with his White Genocide for Europe sentiments. Being an ethnic White 'colors' some Whites' worldviews

    It would be an interesting exposé to see where liberal generals come from - what's the network that introduces them to future Dem administrations? I mean, besides the homo network. It could simply be the homo network.
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  43. Jack D says:
    @Wilkey
    If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one.

    Or he could have just said "stay tuned while we investigate."

    His military career is over anyway. Superintendent at one of the military academies is a 3 star gig that is, by tradition, a terminal position. He'll finish his three year term then head out to the private sector, where he'll either run for office as a Democrat or have a higher profile thanks to his solid "pro-diversity" cred. If he hadn't given that pointless, offensive, inaccurate rant no one would have ever heard of him unless he'd become yet another AFA superintendent to be taken down by a scandal.

    Leftists always double down and never admit they are wrong.

    Or he could have just said “stay tuned while we investigate.”

    This violate the leftist maxim that you should never let a crisis go to waste.

    Also, as has been discussed here, there is ZERO downside to jumping to conclusions for incidents of alleged racism. As you say, his military career is over anyway but now he is perfectly positioned to run for office in some blue state. He is a blue state hero and the fact that the entire basis for his “Get Out” anti-racist diatribe was completely fictional takes nothing away from the importance and validity of his tirade, according to the logic of “anti-racism”.

    As has been said a million times, what we are witnessing is a religious phenomenon, where standards of objective proof are meaningless. The Catholic world (and I give this just as an example – Catholics are no better or worse than any other religion when it comes to such matters) is full of shrines to miraculous visions, usually of the Virgin Mary – Lourdes, Guadalupe, etc. – the wiki lists dozens. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrines_to_the_Virgin_Mary With apologies to the faithful, every single one of these is, by objective standards of proof, based on a hoax but this takes nothing away from their religious meaning.

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    You are describing Post- Modernism.
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  44. BenKenobi says:
    @27 year old
    SConvergence of the Air Force is More troubling than convergence of the other branches because they have the drones.

    The navy really wouldn't be a factor, except maybe preventing Real America from exporting grain/corn if it was a prolonged conflict. A tranny nonWhite army will never be effective against Core American resistance.

    Tranny nonWhite drone pilots are a different story. With no personal courage or teamwork required and minimal technical and fine motor skills they could eliminate all of us. Cuck bugman Whites can do the engineering and the software.

    Hopefully I'm just being paranoid about this.

    Do not despair, mein schutze. The drones haven’t brought victory overseas, and they won’t here at home.

    Also, there’s still a high chance that “our side” will have the support of a large chunk of the former United States government in a future balkanization/two Americas scenario.

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    "Mein Schütze", my shooter!
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  45. Roger says: • Website

    If Silverio really meant what he said, then when is he going to expel the cadet who wrote those horrible and racist messages?

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  46. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    Twitter source (I was not able to embed the following on Unz) :

    Jelani Bland

    JB @Jelani_Bland35 - Oct 3

    After long thoughts and countless talks with my family about recent events that took place, we thought it would be best if I withdraw from the Air Force Preparatory school following this year. With that being said I have decided that I will be reopening my recruitment process as the class of 2018. I want to say thank you to the coaching and staff at the Air Force Academy who believed in me.

     

    Dymitri McKenzie

    Dymitri McKenzie @nbp__7 - Oct 31

    After taking time to talk with family, friends and coaches, we have decided that’s it’s best for me to withdrawal from the USAFA prep school and to open my recruitment I want to thank all the Air Force academy coaches for everything they’ve done for me. Also a special thanks to the prep school coaches for putting their best foot forward when it came to the players on this team, but this is the end of this chapter and I’m anxious to start my next one.
     
    It might be nice if Breitbart or Daily Caller or anyone else can report on these guys, you know, to follow up. Maybe they had nothing to do with it and would like to clear their names.

    Could be a needle in a haystack, if it turns out there are just too many withdrawals/expulsions from that school.

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  47. @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    As commandant, she’s the school’s head disciplinarian and is dealing with…unspecified misconduct allegations against members of the lacrosse team.

    Haven Monahan has transferred to the Air Force Academy?

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  48. Bugg says:

    Mission of our Air Force is to blow up the bad guys and their stuff, wide a side of transportation to combat zones. Stipulate frankly could not be less interested in whether the new commandant likes boys or girls as long as a “combat” pilot she has shown herself to be really good at bombing our enemies and blowing up their stuff. But if you google “usaf brig general kristin goodwin combat” there’s lots of stuff about her being in command of a one stateside bomber wing and executive officer of another but scant evidence of any real bombing and blowing stuff up experience despite her having graduated from Boulder herself in 1993. Indicates she has flown C130s and B2s, but imagine nobody really flies those birds by themselves anyway. So despite being in the USAF over 2 decades of almost constant war, the commandant has pretty much ducked the dirty work while advancing through PC nonsense. Just great.

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  49. Silverio’s a minor swamp creature but he needs draining like the rest. Does Trump know just how short we are on time for that?

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  50. J1234 says:

    So, just as with universities, the air force apparently believes hate hoaxes are a net positive because they “bring attention to the problem of racism.”

    The general said:

    You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect –

    Yes, you can, and you just did. “Innocent until proven guilty” is one of our society’s deepest expressions of dignity and respect.

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  51. (Fake) Racists get out (the vote).

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  52. EdwardM says:
    @Wilkey
    In terms of General Silverio’s career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    His career in the military is over once his term at the AFA is done. It's a terminal position by tradition. On rare occasion that doesn't happen, but probably not now, and definitely not with Trump making the call. Silveria was either expressing his honest to God actual insane beliefs or he was looking to his post-military career.

    Well, “tradition,” especially as it applies to the military, is just a code word for racist, patriarchal, homophobic, etc., so what better time than the current year to dispense with this “tradition” along with the rest?

    This general would be the ideal Air Force Chief of Staff, if only he can hang on until the next Democrat administration.

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  53. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    Twitter source (I was not able to embed the following on Unz) :

    Jelani Bland

    JB @Jelani_Bland35 - Oct 3

    After long thoughts and countless talks with my family about recent events that took place, we thought it would be best if I withdraw from the Air Force Preparatory school following this year. With that being said I have decided that I will be reopening my recruitment process as the class of 2018. I want to say thank you to the coaching and staff at the Air Force Academy who believed in me.

     

    Dymitri McKenzie

    Dymitri McKenzie @nbp__7 - Oct 31

    After taking time to talk with family, friends and coaches, we have decided that’s it’s best for me to withdrawal from the USAFA prep school and to open my recruitment I want to thank all the Air Force academy coaches for everything they’ve done for me. Also a special thanks to the prep school coaches for putting their best foot forward when it came to the players on this team, but this is the end of this chapter and I’m anxious to start my next one.
     
    It might be nice if Breitbart or Daily Caller or anyone else can report on these guys, you know, to follow up. Maybe they had nothing to do with it and would like to clear their names.

    Neither one of the hoaxers was capable of writing those tweets by themselves. They got caught due to “handwriting inconsistencies”. Both are dumb football players who will be welcomed with open arms next fall to another college campus.

    The Air Force Academy says a cadet whose dorm room was marked by a racist slur this fall is also the person responsible for writing the message. …

    The epithet was written on message boards outside the rooms of five black cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s preparatory school in September. As we reported at the time, officials suspected one individual may have been responsible, based on handwriting consistencies.

    “The cadet candidate is no longer a student at the prep school,” the Air Force Times reports, citing Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the academy’s public affairs director.
    (LINK)

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    I suspect the same person wrote both tweets. Boys (and I do not mean this in a racial sense) with NFL potential are a valuable commodity (especially valuable because they have to work for free in their "college" years while the coaches, the NCAA, the universities, etc. reap millions) and so nowadays come equipped with various handlers. Jelani himself is no probably no more capable of writing in complete grammatical sentences than I am of notching 34 tackles, 10 sacks and nine quarterback hurries. In fact the whole reason he was at the Air Force Academy Prep School to begin with (after having finished 4 years of HS) was to polish him up to be minimally qualified to do a college curriculum. Here is Jelani in his own words - no danger of complete sentences here:

    "2 days after the racism on my door we got people shooting up the school ? I'm starting to feel like I made a mistake real talk"
    , @Eagle Eye

    Neither one of the hoaxers was capable of writing those tweets by themselves.

    ...

    “The cadet candidate is no longer a student at the prep school,” the Air Force Times reports, citing Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the academy’s public affairs director.

     

    Almost certainly, both tweets were ghostwritten by PR officer Herritage himself, and circulated in the names of the two culprits as part of a negotiated separation arrangement to minimize mutual PR fall-out.
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  54. bartok says:
    @black sea
    I think he was expressing his honest-to-God beliefs, which just happen to mesh nicely with the expectations of a lot of people in powerful places. I don't know what, if anything, Silveria wants to do after retirement, but that speech could only have opened doors for him.

    It's generally pretty easy for people to believe whatever they're likely to be praised and rewarded for believing. Actually, it's only fairly odd and "difficult" people who bother to push back against that.

    Silveria may also consider himself to be an ‘ethnic’ White. No doubt Gen. Wesley Clark does, with his White Genocide for Europe sentiments. Being an ethnic White ‘colors’ some Whites’ worldviews

    It would be an interesting exposé to see where liberal generals come from – what’s the network that introduces them to future Dem administrations? I mean, besides the homo network. It could simply be the homo network.

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    Liberals in higher rank, support the careers of liberals in ranks below them. Not much harder to explain than that.

    Retired officers are also important in the social organizations that aren't officially part of the military.

    The .mil is probably not going to be a right-wing bastion much longer. The rise of the identitarian movements has created people with an ideological aversion to service in an imperialist military that doesn't protect its own people. As right-wing people begin avoiding the .mil, they will eagerly begin recruiting gays and POC (which will degrade their effectiveness, but robotics might make up for it).

    The only reason a young right-wing individual should enlist, should be to acquire skills useful in the wider economy. It is not patriotic to serve in a liberal military.
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  55. Anon says: • Website • Disclaimer

    Don’t you people know that it would have been EMINENTLY NOBLE IF TRUE?

    The ENIT rule. The great lesson is not ‘lying is bad’ but ‘suppose we pretend the lie is true’.

    Maybe the new lesson of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD should be “suppose the white folks’ lies were true.”

    Probable lies are now treated as undocumented truth. And when exposed as total lies, they are treated as hypothetical truth.

    So, if there is a KKK scribbled on a wall…

    “This is a white supremacist nation where KKK guys run around terrorizing everyone!!!”

    And if the defaming vandal turns out to be black or proggy…

    “It’d be eminently noble if we were to call out KKK guys running around terrorizing everyone.”

    Eminently Noble Domain: The power to distort reality and truth for use by a state, municipality, or corporation authorized to exercise functions of political correctness, following the necessary defamation of white folks as eternal villains of mankind.

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    Dupes need to get out.

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  57. Jack D says:
    @Triumph104
    Neither one of the hoaxers was capable of writing those tweets by themselves. They got caught due to "handwriting inconsistencies". Both are dumb football players who will be welcomed with open arms next fall to another college campus.

    The Air Force Academy says a cadet whose dorm room was marked by a racist slur this fall is also the person responsible for writing the message. ...

    The epithet was written on message boards outside the rooms of five black cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy's preparatory school in September. As we reported at the time, officials suspected one individual may have been responsible, based on handwriting consistencies.

    "The cadet candidate is no longer a student at the prep school," the Air Force Times reports, citing Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the academy's public affairs director.
    (LINK)
     

    I suspect the same person wrote both tweets. Boys (and I do not mean this in a racial sense) with NFL potential are a valuable commodity (especially valuable because they have to work for free in their “college” years while the coaches, the NCAA, the universities, etc. reap millions) and so nowadays come equipped with various handlers. Jelani himself is no probably no more capable of writing in complete grammatical sentences than I am of notching 34 tackles, 10 sacks and nine quarterback hurries. In fact the whole reason he was at the Air Force Academy Prep School to begin with (after having finished 4 years of HS) was to polish him up to be minimally qualified to do a college curriculum. Here is Jelani in his own words – no danger of complete sentences here:

    “2 days after the racism on my door we got people shooting up the school ? I’m starting to feel like I made a mistake real talk”

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    I doubt they have NFL potential, they wouldn't be messing around with the Air Force, but would be looking at Power Conference schools with the best potential to improve their skills for the NFL Draft instead. Even with the increased emphasis on football at the service academies, they aren't producing very many NFL players. It is more likely that someone felt they needed the structure of the prep academy to stay out of trouble in order to be able to play college football. As we can see, that didn't work either.
    , @SteveRogers42
    Probably very little NFL potential, or they wouldn't be messing around at a service academy. For all their post-modern flaws, the military schools still have annoying rules and regulations, stressful academics, and some expectation of post-graduate service. If Jelani, et al. had been recruited by a leading football factory, they would have gone there in a heartbeat.

    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.
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  58. Ed says:

    I don’t have a problem with him sticking with his words. That’s what he believes and the image the Air Force wants to convey. I am disappointed that he didn’t link notions of respect & honor with how the hoax was disrespectful to other students

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    That's because his words actually had nothing to do with notions of respect and honor - they were just a cost free opportunity for him to virtue signal while kicking (imaginary) badwhites whom he knew could not punch back. Whereas if he had spoken against the real criminal Jelani there would have been repercussions - how dare he diss a person of color!

    Anyway, liberals are highly racist - they regard blacks as being like children - they are lacking in agency. If a black does something bad they must be met with sympathy and understanding. It's not their fault, it's society, blah, blah. Could he EVER have given a speech where he said that Jelani (or any other black person) NEEDS TO GET OUT of the Academy. Only whites can be shamelessly, even proudly be told to GET OUT. To say this to a black person would be horribly racist no matter what the black person did.
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  59. “You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect – and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” …

    With the exception, it really should not even need saying, of minority or oppressed students who deliberately create a culture of hatred and fear of whites by contriving hate hoaxes designed to smear whites as racists. Other than hating whitey we are totally a culture of dignity and respect.

    “Regardless of the circumstances under which those words were written, they were written, and that deserved to be addressed,” Silveria said in a Tuesday email.

    After all, it doesn’t matter whether those words were written by racist whites seeking to denigrate minorities, or whether those words were written by racist minorities seeking to denigrate whites. Addressing those words means blaming white and absolving color because who, whom.

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  60. Gaza says:

    Totally unrelated: Cadet “candidate” at the PREPERATORY school.

    Prep school is the built in Junior college athlete funnel and/or diversity shoehorn for the academies. May be part of why the navy keeps rear ending ships the size of small islands. Not sure where the Air Force hides all their superstar SJW poster kids but appetently for some winning the lottery once just isn’t good enough; that SJW victim surrency is just too enticing.

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  61. Anon says: • Website • Disclaimer

    When self-righteousness becomes the main identity.

    “I’m a good person because I voted for a holy tranny, who is black to boot.”

    http://www.twincities.com/2017/11/08/andrea-jenkins-minneapolis-city-council-nations-first-openly-transgender-black-woman-elected-to-public-office/?utm

    Leftism used to be about rising above identity. Now, it’s about worshiping key identities, esp invented ones. Tranny is a holy ID or HID.

    But… if ‘gender is fluid’, why are these trannies locked in their tranniness?

    Also,if race is to be rejected as a ‘construct’, why are gender identities being embraced for their very constructed-ness?

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  62. Boethiuss says:
    @Anon
    “You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect – and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” …

    Yeah, a lot of dignity in cucking out to an obvious anti-white 'hate hoax'. A lot of dignity in self-righteous scapegoating of whites and jumping to conclusions without evidence.

    And speaking of respect, does this piece of turd have any self-respect in (1) falling for a hoax (2) PC sermonizing?

    There could be dignity and respect in admitting the foolishness of jumping the gun, but this guy is a running dog of the prevailing narrative. Rather like John McCain.

    Hoaxes matter. WMD lies led to Iraq War. Michael Brown lies led to race riots.

    It seems the main Identity of many whites is Self-Righteousness. Puritanism in post-religious and anti-white age has left whites with little to feel good about. Whites can't claim to be the blessed of God spreading salvation to cursed heathens. Whites can't feel racial pride as a people and culture.
    So, how can their puritanical urges find release? Chest-thumping self-righteousness. About what? Since most people don't think, they rely on others to tell them what is right or wrong. And rules of self-righteousness are now decided by PC. And that's what whites cling to. If some cling to Bible and guns, others cling to PC and self-flogging whips.

    That's what whites live for and identify with. "What will make me feel most righteous and justified?"
    This is why whites in Maine and Minnesota welcome all those African 'refugees'. They identify with a feeling. The feeling of self-righteous superiority.

    Yeah, a lot of dignity in cucking out to an obvious anti-white ‘hate hoax’. A lot of dignity in self-righteous scapegoating of whites and jumping to conclusions without evidence.

    And speaking of respect, does this piece of turd have any self-respect in (1) falling for a hoax (2) PC sermonizing?

    I could care less about that to be honest, but speaking of scapegoating, it seems to me that Gen Silveria has turned himself into an obvious candidate to become one if Donald Trump has any working gray matter.

    But frankly I doubt it. It’s much easier for The Donald to talk a big game about draining the swamp than to actually make meaningful attempts to do it.

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  63. Forbes says:
    @black sea
    I've never been in the military, but this is what I've read and heard from people who appear to know what they're talking about:

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence, and more to do with institutional and political connections, capacity to attract government funding and favorable media coverage to one's service branch, and well-established realtionships with military contractors who are in a position to lobby for one's further promotion, and to reward one after retirement.

    Highly competent officers with a low tolerance for BS, but with a real talent for battle, tend to top out at Colonel or Captain.

    In terms of General Silverio's career ambitions, his comments made perfect sense.

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence…

    Actually, it’s promotion at one level below–to Colonel/Captain (Navy) where the hurdle exists. That’s the level where significant commands exist–where significant ass-kissing staff slots exist. The up or out practice leads to full retirement after 20 years for the bulk of Lt. Colonels and Navy Commanders. As it is, the Navy has more Admirals than it has capital ships.

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  64. Barnard says:
    @Jack D
    I suspect the same person wrote both tweets. Boys (and I do not mean this in a racial sense) with NFL potential are a valuable commodity (especially valuable because they have to work for free in their "college" years while the coaches, the NCAA, the universities, etc. reap millions) and so nowadays come equipped with various handlers. Jelani himself is no probably no more capable of writing in complete grammatical sentences than I am of notching 34 tackles, 10 sacks and nine quarterback hurries. In fact the whole reason he was at the Air Force Academy Prep School to begin with (after having finished 4 years of HS) was to polish him up to be minimally qualified to do a college curriculum. Here is Jelani in his own words - no danger of complete sentences here:

    "2 days after the racism on my door we got people shooting up the school ? I'm starting to feel like I made a mistake real talk"

    I doubt they have NFL potential, they wouldn’t be messing around with the Air Force, but would be looking at Power Conference schools with the best potential to improve their skills for the NFL Draft instead. Even with the increased emphasis on football at the service academies, they aren’t producing very many NFL players. It is more likely that someone felt they needed the structure of the prep academy to stay out of trouble in order to be able to play college football. As we can see, that didn’t work either.

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  65. Jack D says:
    @Ed
    I don’t have a problem with him sticking with his words. That’s what he believes and the image the Air Force wants to convey. I am disappointed that he didn’t link notions of respect & honor with how the hoax was disrespectful to other students

    That’s because his words actually had nothing to do with notions of respect and honor – they were just a cost free opportunity for him to virtue signal while kicking (imaginary) badwhites whom he knew could not punch back. Whereas if he had spoken against the real criminal Jelani there would have been repercussions – how dare he diss a person of color!

    Anyway, liberals are highly racist – they regard blacks as being like children – they are lacking in agency. If a black does something bad they must be met with sympathy and understanding. It’s not their fault, it’s society, blah, blah. Could he EVER have given a speech where he said that Jelani (or any other black person) NEEDS TO GET OUT of the Academy. Only whites can be shamelessly, even proudly be told to GET OUT. To say this to a black person would be horribly racist no matter what the black person did.

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  66. Forbes says:
    @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    If Kristin Goodwin has a wife and two kids–presumably that makes Goodwin the husband in the marital relationship…

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    Yes. The placard on the lawn outside their house reads "General and Mrs. Goodwin".

    You can't make this stuff up.
    , @Truth
    That is a genetic male masquerading as a lesbian, so technically she is a heterosexual.
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    "Silveria was widely praised"

    https://twitter.com/ClayTravis/status/928076550469242880
    , @Dan Hayes
    eah:

    Yasmin Seweid's Daily Wire photo is not up to date. In the interim her Egyptian parents have had her hair shorn for dating a Christian man.
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  68. eah says:
    @eah
    https://twitter.com/realDailyWire/status/927991857157738497

    “Silveria was widely praised”

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  69. From Robin Olds to this clown…quite a downward progression of Superintendents

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    Robin Olds, badass:

    http://badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=784151231971
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  70. Anon says: • Disclaimer
    @DCThrowback
    The AFA used to be known for being aggressively Christian.

    From 2005: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676698

    "The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others."

    “The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others.”

    Time for Trangelicals. Trannies are the new holies. Evangelicalism, move aside for Trangelicalism.

    The Flying Fruits Squadron.

    Stealth Bummer.

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  71. dr kill says:
    @Jack D

    Or he could have just said “stay tuned while we investigate.”
     
    This violate the leftist maxim that you should never let a crisis go to waste.

    Also, as has been discussed here, there is ZERO downside to jumping to conclusions for incidents of alleged racism. As you say, his military career is over anyway but now he is perfectly positioned to run for office in some blue state. He is a blue state hero and the fact that the entire basis for his "Get Out" anti-racist diatribe was completely fictional takes nothing away from the importance and validity of his tirade, according to the logic of "anti-racism".

    As has been said a million times, what we are witnessing is a religious phenomenon, where standards of objective proof are meaningless. The Catholic world (and I give this just as an example - Catholics are no better or worse than any other religion when it comes to such matters) is full of shrines to miraculous visions, usually of the Virgin Mary - Lourdes, Guadalupe, etc. - the wiki lists dozens. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrines_to_the_Virgin_Mary With apologies to the faithful, every single one of these is, by objective standards of proof, based on a hoax but this takes nothing away from their religious meaning.

    You are describing Post- Modernism.

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  72. I think that, on balance, it’s good to have the system destroy its own armed forces.

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  73. @Forbes
    If Kristin Goodwin has a wife and two kids--presumably that makes Goodwin the husband in the marital relationship...

    Yes. The placard on the lawn outside their house reads “General and Mrs. Goodwin”.

    You can’t make this stuff up.

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    Lol, source please
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  74. Dan Hayes says:
    @eah
    https://twitter.com/realDailyWire/status/927991857157738497

    eah:

    Yasmin Seweid’s Daily Wire photo is not up to date. In the interim her Egyptian parents have had her hair shorn for dating a Christian man.

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    jihadwatch.org -- NYC: Muslima made up “Islamophobic” attack by Trump supporters to avoid punishment for missing curfew

    http://thumbs.mugshots.com/gallery/images/91/85/YASMIN-SEWEID-mugshot-42496813.jpeg.400x800.jpg
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  75. AndrewR says:
    @DCThrowback
    The AFA used to be known for being aggressively Christian.

    From 2005: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4676698

    "The Air Force Academy says it is taking measures to address concerns that Evangelical Christians exercise too much influence at the school and are trying to force their religion on others."

    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power. It was only ten short years until the SJWs took everything over. It seems almost like a 180. What a difference a decade can make.

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    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power.

     

    Lol! Who or what on earth were you listening to? This was never even remotely a possibility other than in the most fevered minds. Though admittedly, it was a Progressive trope to pretend we were on the very VERGE of a Christian Theocracy that would put all women into long robes and hoods, like in that stupid book, and restrict their sexual freedom. This was considered the worst possible evil.

    Of course, Muslims actually doing that is culturally cool. Because Christians, ick.

    , @Nico
    I knew even then it wasn't going to work out that way. The problem is looking at politics from a highly myopic and instantaneous point of view. In reality trends pointed strongly to a rather different sort of world. The funny thing is nowadays left-wingers are inclined to see Trump's election as the resurgence of white nationalism, while almost every other trend in the country suggests to this white man that it may be only my stay of execution.
    , @guest
    There was no turn-around; you were merely deluded.

    I remember some talk of theocracy in the Bush years, and of course that was an era of New Atheist activism. But just because people talk about something doesn't make it an actual Thing. See for instance everything SJWs ever talk about.

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  76. AndrewR says:

    Silverrhea’s cuckoldry is deplorable, but is nowhere near as outrageous as General Casey and his “loss of diversity would be worse than mass murder” claim after the Ft Hood massacre

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  77. @Jack D
    I suspect the same person wrote both tweets. Boys (and I do not mean this in a racial sense) with NFL potential are a valuable commodity (especially valuable because they have to work for free in their "college" years while the coaches, the NCAA, the universities, etc. reap millions) and so nowadays come equipped with various handlers. Jelani himself is no probably no more capable of writing in complete grammatical sentences than I am of notching 34 tackles, 10 sacks and nine quarterback hurries. In fact the whole reason he was at the Air Force Academy Prep School to begin with (after having finished 4 years of HS) was to polish him up to be minimally qualified to do a college curriculum. Here is Jelani in his own words - no danger of complete sentences here:

    "2 days after the racism on my door we got people shooting up the school ? I'm starting to feel like I made a mistake real talk"

    Probably very little NFL potential, or they wouldn’t be messing around at a service academy. For all their post-modern flaws, the military schools still have annoying rules and regulations, stressful academics, and some expectation of post-graduate service. If Jelani, et al. had been recruited by a leading football factory, they would have gone there in a heartbeat.

    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.

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    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.
     
    Looks like Jelani Bland did a little better than that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Alabama_A%26M_Bulldogs_football_team
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  78. AndrewR says:
    @SteveRogers42
    Yes. The placard on the lawn outside their house reads "General and Mrs. Goodwin".

    You can't make this stuff up.

    Lol, source please

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    Mark 1 Eyeballs.
    , @SteveRogers42
    And if you're not gonna believe my lyin' eyes, here's some journalistic confirmation:

    Fourth paragraph from the end:

    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/breaking-lesbian-with-wife-and-two-kids-selected-to-lead-u.s.-air-force-aca?utm_content=buffer68c29&utm_medium=social&utm_source=lifesitenews%2Btwitter&utm_campaign=buffer
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  79. bartok says:
    @Wilkey
    If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one.

    Or he could have just said "stay tuned while we investigate."

    His military career is over anyway. Superintendent at one of the military academies is a 3 star gig that is, by tradition, a terminal position. He'll finish his three year term then head out to the private sector, where he'll either run for office as a Democrat or have a higher profile thanks to his solid "pro-diversity" cred. If he hadn't given that pointless, offensive, inaccurate rant no one would have ever heard of him unless he'd become yet another AFA superintendent to be taken down by a scandal.

    Leftists always double down and never admit they are wrong.

    have a higher profile thanks to his solid “pro-diversity” cred

    Yeah, he can probably get some amazing corporate board seats as a progressive ex-General. He’s going to be making a ton of money, the rat-bastard.

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  80. Ivy says:
    @BenKenobi
    Do not despair, mein schutze. The drones haven't brought victory overseas, and they won't here at home.

    Also, there's still a high chance that "our side" will have the support of a large chunk of the former United States government in a future balkanization/two Americas scenario.

    “Mein Schütze”, my shooter!

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  81. Ivy says:
    @Forbes

    At the level of General or Admiral, promotion has less to do with tactical or strategic competence...
     
    Actually, it's promotion at one level below--to Colonel/Captain (Navy) where the hurdle exists. That's the level where significant commands exist--where significant ass-kissing staff slots exist. The up or out practice leads to full retirement after 20 years for the bulk of Lt. Colonels and Navy Commanders. As it is, the Navy has more Admirals than it has capital ships.

    All those Admirals, now Fat Leonard is gonna need a bigger boat.

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  82. guest says:

    Is there anyone in the school’s administration who cares about the dignity of and respect for the academy? You know, so the public might think it’s not hotbed of racism. Which apparently it isn’t.

    I realize the Phantom Menace must be out there or PC-dom falls apart. But must it be at the Air Force Academy? Must the interest of Diversity and the self-aggrandizement of this fellow trump the school’s reputation? Yes, I suppose, because both causes are hopelessly selfish.

    That’s something people don’t appreciate well enough, I think. PC culture thrives on base selfishness. That’s what annoys me about “aren’t welcome here”-type comments. You’re a vampire feeding on “here,” sir. You didn’t build it, as Obama might put it. PC culture couldn’t manage to build something like that. It just takes it over, sucks out everything that makes it special, and endangers its survival.

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    That’s what annoys me about “aren’t welcome here”-type comments. You’re a vampire feeding on “here,” sir. You didn’t build it, as Obama might put it. PC culture couldn’t manage to build something like that. It just takes it over, sucks out everything that makes it special, and endangers its survival.
     
    Well said. Our society could not have been built by the people who now seek to run all of it, and all that they are capable of is running it into the ground.
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  83. Svigor says:

    “Regardless of the circumstances under which those words were written, they were written, and that deserved to be addressed,” Silveria said in a Tuesday email. “You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect – and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” …

    Silvera outs himself as a dog with no honor. Hey, even a dog’s got to get ahead, right?

    No downside for Silveria, only upside. He virtue signaled that he is anti racist and in an SJW environment

    He also virtue signaled that he’s a dishonest dog, with no honor.

    He isn’t the top dog in the Air Force.

    No, but he is a dog.

    The civil war cometh?

    Look at how easily they destroyed the militia movement w informers and deep cover types like Strassmeir or McVeigh, who went off the reservation and went rogue….

    Not coming any time soon, no. On the other hand, no, they won’t be able to handle it, when it does. All that collateral damage tolerance vs. foreign populations? Gone. Illiterate goatherds? Gone. Replace them with engineers, chemists, and people who build drones in their garages.

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  84. peterike says:
    @AndrewR
    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power. It was only ten short years until the SJWs took everything over. It seems almost like a 180. What a difference a decade can make.

    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power.

    Lol! Who or what on earth were you listening to? This was never even remotely a possibility other than in the most fevered minds. Though admittedly, it was a Progressive trope to pretend we were on the very VERGE of a Christian Theocracy that would put all women into long robes and hoods, like in that stupid book, and restrict their sexual freedom. This was considered the worst possible evil.

    Of course, Muslims actually doing that is culturally cool. Because Christians, ick.

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    It was a major mainstream media trope, before Hurricane Katrina and the Social Security privatization fiasco.

    Karl Rove was talking about a "permanent Republican majority".

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/the_big_idea/2005/11/karl_roves_dying_dream.html
    , @AndrewR
    I hung out on libertarian sites back then. They were good about pointing out every example of bible beating lunacy in government anywhere in the US.

    Why do you think it was insane to think, in 2004, that theocratic evangelicals were a big cultural and political threat to our society?

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  85. Svigor says:

    Protip: the militia movement didn’t require you to kill an enemy in front of made members and rolling cameras to join the ranks. The only people able to infiltrate a real insurgency will be the likes of mobsters and Mossad. And when that gets out, it constitutes another huge blow to gov’t legitimacy.

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  86. Don’t forget — just after this screech, uh, speech, there was that bogus active shooter episode at USAFA. Multiple police units searched door-to-door for gunmen that were determined not to exist. Yet many cadets swore they heard what they took to be gunfire during the incident. Fireworks + a fake 911 call to bolster Jelani’s message?

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  87. L Woods says:
    @27 year old
    SConvergence of the Air Force is More troubling than convergence of the other branches because they have the drones.

    The navy really wouldn't be a factor, except maybe preventing Real America from exporting grain/corn if it was a prolonged conflict. A tranny nonWhite army will never be effective against Core American resistance.

    Tranny nonWhite drone pilots are a different story. With no personal courage or teamwork required and minimal technical and fine motor skills they could eliminate all of us. Cuck bugman Whites can do the engineering and the software.

    Hopefully I'm just being paranoid about this.

    “Real America” hasn’t lifted a finger in its own defense through all the decades of incessant attack. Such a conflict will never happen.

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  88. Truth says:
    @Forbes
    If Kristin Goodwin has a wife and two kids--presumably that makes Goodwin the husband in the marital relationship...

    That is a genetic male masquerading as a lesbian, so technically she is a heterosexual.

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  89. Nico says:
    @AndrewR
    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power. It was only ten short years until the SJWs took everything over. It seems almost like a 180. What a difference a decade can make.

    I knew even then it wasn’t going to work out that way. The problem is looking at politics from a highly myopic and instantaneous point of view. In reality trends pointed strongly to a rather different sort of world. The funny thing is nowadays left-wingers are inclined to see Trump’s election as the resurgence of white nationalism, while almost every other trend in the country suggests to this white man that it may be only my stay of execution.

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    I knew even then it wasn’t going to work out that way.
     
    Even then! After (at least) forty years of continuous, uninterrupted defeats for Christians in America, I knew they weren't about to take over!
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  90. George says:

    Hoaxes are not a problem for men of action.

    CIA’s final report: No WMD found in Iraq

    Recommends freeing detainees held for weapons knowledge

    http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7634313/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/t/cias-final-report-no-wmd-found-iraq/#.WgOIPGhSxgY

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  91. “This is why whites in Maine and Minnesota welcome all those African ‘refugees’.” –Anon

    Anon uses two words that deflect from what the actual message of the immigration of Somalis into Minnesota really is. First of all the “why” is a way of avoiding any inquiry into whether, in fact, white folk in Minnesota generally did or do “welcome” any foreign-born Moslems into their communities. But then, secondly, “welcoming” people that are already here anyway is a far cry from asking for Moslem or any immigrants to come into Minnesota or even into the USA. Did white folk (or Minnesotans generally) really put pressure on Congress or the Minnesota delegation to press for immigrants — specifically anti-Christian, Moslem, non-English-speaking Somalis — into USA to be settled with tax dollars into their communities in Minnesota?

    Or was the clamor for such really just the voice in Congress of Minnesota’s one Moslem and light-but-scarcely-Nordic-white congress critter, Kieth Ellison (D-Minnesota 5th Dist.)?

    https://ellison.house.gov/about/keiths-biography

    From Ellison’s official webpage: “The Fifth District includes the City of Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs and is one of the most vibrant and ethnically diverse districts in Minnesota.”

    Did Ellison actually want to stir up racial/religious antagonism in Minneapolis for political reasons?

    I am just not buying Anon’s version of the psychology of white folk in Minnesota. I would even question whether Anon’s post is a false-flag just as was the stuff posted on doors at the USAF HS academy.

    BTW: What about the Lost Boys of Sudan?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Boys_of_Sudan#Current_status_and_resettlement

    In 2001, as part of a program established by the United States Government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), approximately 3800 Lost Boys were allowed to resettle in the United States. They are now scattered over at least 38 cities. Halted after 9/11 for security reasons, the program restarted in 2004. As of 2006, the largest population of Sudanese refugees in the United States is in Omaha, Nebraska, which hosts about 7,000 people.

    The vast majority of Lost Boys (all orphans who experienced extreme Moslem-on-Christian violence as children) are still in refugee camps in Africa. Per wikipedia, 3800 in USA. By way of comparison:

    “99% Muslim, 43,000 Somali refugees settled in US under Obama” — from Washington Examiner’s ‘Washington secrets’ (30 October 2017)

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    There's a specific version of the fallacy in Anon's comment, which I am terming the "Washington fallacy." It's when someone assumes that some policy or program of USA's government somehow represents what the American people want. That's what Anon is doing by asserting that whites in Minnesota enthusiastically welcome(d) African refugees. And then Anon goes into reverse logic to conclude that this alleged attitude of Minnesotans somehow promoted or caused the influx of Somalis into Minneapolis -- which was an expression only of the warped psychology of very few Americans. It's bad enough that MSM and NPR presume to speak for the people, and also misrepresent what people actually say or think, but that's no call for Anon to presume to speak for the American people, specifically for white Americans. I'm a white American and I don't appreciate anyone trying to tell me how I think!
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  92. George says:

    A new twist on the ole phrase “Tell it to the marines”.

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  93. Currahee says:

    Each one teach one:

    EVERYTHING THEY TAUGHT YOU ABOUT RACE IS A LIE!

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  94. I now question this generals ability to plan and carry out sensitive operations if he is this stupid to have fallen for this.

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  95. Anonymous says: • Disclaimer
    @TheBoom
    No downside for Silveria, only upside. He virtue signaled that he is anti racist and in an SJW environment, like the Air Force Academy, that is all that matters. If he had called it a likely hoax, he would be in trouble even when it was found to be one. Trump is still being criticized for accurately predicting that the rash of "anti-Semitic" acts after the election were possibly hoaxes. Silveria's fate would be far worse. He isn't the top dog in the Air Force.

    “No downside for Silveria, only upside.”

    Not really, it furthers the persecution and destruction of his family, friends, his country, and everything his ancestors worked for. It helps to seal a negative fate for his descendants if he has any.

    The downside massively outweighs the selfish trivial upside.

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  96. These fake incidents will make us better prepared for when actual hate crimes occur. Just like hiding under our grammar schools desks made us better prepared for nuclear war.

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  97. unit472 says:

    Excuse me but shouldn’t the default position of a AFA leader be to defend the character of the cadet corps not accuse them en masse of being responsible for a juvenile prank. It really beggars belief that an Air Force Cadet, soon to be an officer in the USAF and , perhaps, flying a multi-million dollar aircraft is going to do something so idiotic and pointless.

    Cheating scandals are one thing but even here there was a reason for the misconduct- to further the goal of graduating from the academy not get expelled!

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    I always assumed the perpatrator was a cadet candidate. The likelihood of any them flying for the USAF is close to zero.

    My guess is that Lt. Gen. Silveria addressed the entire academy to avoid what happened at the University of Missouri after the administration did not act on a reported hate incident. Lt. Gen. Silveria probably knew who the culprit was before he made his impassioned speech, but once he became celebrated in the media as an SJW, it made it easy for him to clean house
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  98. Holy cow folks……I posted a long rant on that YouTube link and guess what……ALL the comments are gone now.

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  99. Dr. Doom says:

    General Silveria was sent to the DMZ in Korea where he sternly said he would fight the North Koreans to the last man. He was shot in the back. US Military officials blame racism and hope this doesn’t end the commitment to diversity.

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  100. @unit472
    Excuse me but shouldn't the default position of a AFA leader be to defend the character of the cadet corps not accuse them en masse of being responsible for a juvenile prank. It really beggars belief that an Air Force Cadet, soon to be an officer in the USAF and , perhaps, flying a multi-million dollar aircraft is going to do something so idiotic and pointless.

    Cheating scandals are one thing but even here there was a reason for the misconduct- to further the goal of graduating from the academy not get expelled!

    I always assumed the perpatrator was a cadet candidate. The likelihood of any them flying for the USAF is close to zero.

    My guess is that Lt. Gen. Silveria addressed the entire academy to avoid what happened at the University of Missouri after the administration did not act on a reported hate incident. Lt. Gen. Silveria probably knew who the culprit was before he made his impassioned speech, but once he became celebrated in the media as an SJW, it made it easy for him to clean house

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  101. Wilkey says:
    @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    Goodwin was named Commandant in March by Lisa Disbrow, who was Acting Secretary of the Air Force and was Under Secretary during the Obama. Disbrow’s own bio mentions nothing about a husband or family.

    Maybe Goodwin is a great officer, or maybe she’s a great big flaming pile of dog poop left on Trump’s front doorstep. Obama was known for placing “diversity” above quality in his choices for military leaders (though not his campaign staff). He promoted almost as many blacks to 4 star rank as all previous presidents combined.

    Silveria is a more recent selection, so God only knows why or how he was chosen.

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  102. @Grandpa Charlie

    "This is why whites in Maine and Minnesota welcome all those African ‘refugees’." --Anon
     
    Anon uses two words that deflect from what the actual message of the immigration of Somalis into Minnesota really is. First of all the "why" is a way of avoiding any inquiry into whether, in fact, white folk in Minnesota generally did or do "welcome" any foreign-born Moslems into their communities. But then, secondly, "welcoming" people that are already here anyway is a far cry from asking for Moslem or any immigrants to come into Minnesota or even into the USA. Did white folk (or Minnesotans generally) really put pressure on Congress or the Minnesota delegation to press for immigrants -- specifically anti-Christian, Moslem, non-English-speaking Somalis -- into USA to be settled with tax dollars into their communities in Minnesota?

    Or was the clamor for such really just the voice in Congress of Minnesota's one Moslem and light-but-scarcely-Nordic-white congress critter, Kieth Ellison (D-Minnesota 5th Dist.)?

    https://ellison.house.gov/about/keiths-biography

    From Ellison's official webpage: "The Fifth District includes the City of Minneapolis and surrounding suburbs and is one of the most vibrant and ethnically diverse districts in Minnesota."

    Did Ellison actually want to stir up racial/religious antagonism in Minneapolis for political reasons?

    I am just not buying Anon's version of the psychology of white folk in Minnesota. I would even question whether Anon's post is a false-flag just as was the stuff posted on doors at the USAF HS academy.

    BTW: What about the Lost Boys of Sudan?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Boys_of_Sudan#Current_status_and_resettlement

    In 2001, as part of a program established by the United States Government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), approximately 3800 Lost Boys were allowed to resettle in the United States. They are now scattered over at least 38 cities. Halted after 9/11 for security reasons, the program restarted in 2004. As of 2006, the largest population of Sudanese refugees in the United States is in Omaha, Nebraska, which hosts about 7,000 people.
     
    The vast majority of Lost Boys (all orphans who experienced extreme Moslem-on-Christian violence as children) are still in refugee camps in Africa. Per wikipedia, 3800 in USA. By way of comparison:

    "99% Muslim, 43,000 Somali refugees settled in US under Obama" -- from Washington Examiner's 'Washington secrets' (30 October 2017)
     

    There’s a specific version of the fallacy in Anon’s comment, which I am terming the “Washington fallacy.” It’s when someone assumes that some policy or program of USA’s government somehow represents what the American people want. That’s what Anon is doing by asserting that whites in Minnesota enthusiastically welcome(d) African refugees. And then Anon goes into reverse logic to conclude that this alleged attitude of Minnesotans somehow promoted or caused the influx of Somalis into Minneapolis — which was an expression only of the warped psychology of very few Americans. It’s bad enough that MSM and NPR presume to speak for the people, and also misrepresent what people actually say or think, but that’s no call for Anon to presume to speak for the American people, specifically for white Americans. I’m a white American and I don’t appreciate anyone trying to tell me how I think!

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  103. res says:
    @SteveRogers42
    Probably very little NFL potential, or they wouldn't be messing around at a service academy. For all their post-modern flaws, the military schools still have annoying rules and regulations, stressful academics, and some expectation of post-graduate service. If Jelani, et al. had been recruited by a leading football factory, they would have gone there in a heartbeat.

    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.

    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.

    Looks like Jelani Bland did a little better than that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Alabama_A%26M_Bulldogs_football_team

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    Alabama A&M (not to be confused with the U. of Alabama), plays in the Southwest Athletic Conference, which competes in the FCS, the same level as the Big Sky Conference.
    , @Steve Sailer
    I met a kid who played for Alabama A&M.
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  104. anon says: • Disclaimer

    his voice is high to the point of effeminacy. any thinking person can see thru his dumb s—-.

    what did jalani post or tweet or whatever?

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  105. guest says:
    @AndrewR
    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power. It was only ten short years until the SJWs took everything over. It seems almost like a 180. What a difference a decade can make.

    There was no turn-around; you were merely deluded.

    I remember some talk of theocracy in the Bush years, and of course that was an era of New Atheist activism. But just because people talk about something doesn’t make it an actual Thing. See for instance everything SJWs ever talk about.

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    Perhaps my fear of theocracy was excessive, but SJWs were politically much weaker then, and bible beaters were much stronger, and you are deluded for implying this was not the case.
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  106. Svigor says:

    “Real America” hasn’t lifted a finger in its own defense through all the decades of incessant attack. Such a conflict will never happen.

    Jews stepped compliantly into train cars. Then, Zion.

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  107. Anon87 says:

    Whenever I read about these generals in the press who come off more SJW than actual warrior, I have to check their resume.

    Can anyone in the military tell me if this is more standard middle management material than blood-and-guts leader? He at least flew sorties in Bosnia??

    http://www.usafa.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/1276408/lieutenant-general-jay-b-silveria/

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  108. e says:
    @Bitfu
    'aggressively Christian'...that's a funny phrase.

    'Turn the other cheek MotherF-er!'
    'Do unto others you little b*tch'
    'Who's your Savior/Daddy? C'mon...answer me--who's your Savior/Daddy?'

    Thank you for the laugh. I haven’t stopped giggling at your post.

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  109. Eagle Eye says:
    @Triumph104
    Neither one of the hoaxers was capable of writing those tweets by themselves. They got caught due to "handwriting inconsistencies". Both are dumb football players who will be welcomed with open arms next fall to another college campus.

    The Air Force Academy says a cadet whose dorm room was marked by a racist slur this fall is also the person responsible for writing the message. ...

    The epithet was written on message boards outside the rooms of five black cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy's preparatory school in September. As we reported at the time, officials suspected one individual may have been responsible, based on handwriting consistencies.

    "The cadet candidate is no longer a student at the prep school," the Air Force Times reports, citing Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the academy's public affairs director.
    (LINK)
     

    Neither one of the hoaxers was capable of writing those tweets by themselves.

    “The cadet candidate is no longer a student at the prep school,” the Air Force Times reports, citing Lt. Col. Allen Herritage, the academy’s public affairs director.

    Almost certainly, both tweets were ghostwritten by PR officer Herritage himself, and circulated in the names of the two culprits as part of a negotiated separation arrangement to minimize mutual PR fall-out.

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  110. @27 year old
    SConvergence of the Air Force is More troubling than convergence of the other branches because they have the drones.

    The navy really wouldn't be a factor, except maybe preventing Real America from exporting grain/corn if it was a prolonged conflict. A tranny nonWhite army will never be effective against Core American resistance.

    Tranny nonWhite drone pilots are a different story. With no personal courage or teamwork required and minimal technical and fine motor skills they could eliminate all of us. Cuck bugman Whites can do the engineering and the software.

    Hopefully I'm just being paranoid about this.

    You’re unlikely to have an easy time finding non-white trans drone pilots. Laverne Cox piloting a drone? I can’t picture it. Maybe a Jewish or East Asian trannie, but Jews and East Asians tend to avoid the military anyway.

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  111. Mr. Anon says:
    @guest
    Is there anyone in the school's administration who cares about the dignity of and respect for the academy? You know, so the public might think it's not hotbed of racism. Which apparently it isn't.

    I realize the Phantom Menace must be out there or PC-dom falls apart. But must it be at the Air Force Academy? Must the interest of Diversity and the self-aggrandizement of this fellow trump the school's reputation? Yes, I suppose, because both causes are hopelessly selfish.

    That's something people don't appreciate well enough, I think. PC culture thrives on base selfishness. That's what annoys me about "aren't welcome here"-type comments. You're a vampire feeding on "here," sir. You didn't build it, as Obama might put it. PC culture couldn't manage to build something like that. It just takes it over, sucks out everything that makes it special, and endangers its survival.

    That’s what annoys me about “aren’t welcome here”-type comments. You’re a vampire feeding on “here,” sir. You didn’t build it, as Obama might put it. PC culture couldn’t manage to build something like that. It just takes it over, sucks out everything that makes it special, and endangers its survival.

    Well said. Our society could not have been built by the people who now seek to run all of it, and all that they are capable of is running it into the ground.

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    "They swarm over an institution, gut it, and wear the hide as a skinsuit, while demanding all the respect the former institution deserved."
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  112. Mr. Anon says:
    @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    I think “super amazing” speaks for itself.

    Indeed. I think that was one Curtis LeMay’s favorite expressions.

    Imagine a remake of Twelve O’Clock High where the men of the 918th bomb group are replaced by homosexuals, lesbians, trannies, SJWs, and cucky middle-managers.

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    Madman LeMay was one of history's greatest terrorists, but he campaigned with Wallace so maybe he wasn't all bad.
    , @SteveRogers42
    With Dom DeLuise as Gregory Peck.
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  113. MattinLA says:
    @27 year old
    SConvergence of the Air Force is More troubling than convergence of the other branches because they have the drones.

    The navy really wouldn't be a factor, except maybe preventing Real America from exporting grain/corn if it was a prolonged conflict. A tranny nonWhite army will never be effective against Core American resistance.

    Tranny nonWhite drone pilots are a different story. With no personal courage or teamwork required and minimal technical and fine motor skills they could eliminate all of us. Cuck bugman Whites can do the engineering and the software.

    Hopefully I'm just being paranoid about this.

    I’ve thought about this as well. I think the only countermeasure would have to be nuclear retaliation.

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  114. Maj. Kong says:
    @peterike

    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power.

     

    Lol! Who or what on earth were you listening to? This was never even remotely a possibility other than in the most fevered minds. Though admittedly, it was a Progressive trope to pretend we were on the very VERGE of a Christian Theocracy that would put all women into long robes and hoods, like in that stupid book, and restrict their sexual freedom. This was considered the worst possible evil.

    Of course, Muslims actually doing that is culturally cool. Because Christians, ick.

    It was a major mainstream media trope, before Hurricane Katrina and the Social Security privatization fiasco.

    Karl Rove was talking about a “permanent Republican majority”.

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/the_big_idea/2005/11/karl_roves_dying_dream.html

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    A permanent Republican majority, yes, but not a reinstatement of the Church of England, or whatever.
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  115. Maj. Kong says:
    @bartok
    Silveria may also consider himself to be an 'ethnic' White. No doubt Gen. Wesley Clark does, with his White Genocide for Europe sentiments. Being an ethnic White 'colors' some Whites' worldviews

    It would be an interesting exposé to see where liberal generals come from - what's the network that introduces them to future Dem administrations? I mean, besides the homo network. It could simply be the homo network.

    Liberals in higher rank, support the careers of liberals in ranks below them. Not much harder to explain than that.

    Retired officers are also important in the social organizations that aren’t officially part of the military.

    The .mil is probably not going to be a right-wing bastion much longer. The rise of the identitarian movements has created people with an ideological aversion to service in an imperialist military that doesn’t protect its own people. As right-wing people begin avoiding the .mil, they will eagerly begin recruiting gays and POC (which will degrade their effectiveness, but robotics might make up for it).

    The only reason a young right-wing individual should enlist, should be to acquire skills useful in the wider economy. It is not patriotic to serve in a liberal military.

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  116. guest says:
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    I think “super amazing” speaks for itself.
     
    Indeed. I think that was one Curtis LeMay's favorite expressions.

    Imagine a remake of Twelve O'Clock High where the men of the 918th bomb group are replaced by homosexuals, lesbians, trannies, SJWs, and cucky middle-managers.

    Madman LeMay was one of history’s greatest terrorists, but he campaigned with Wallace so maybe he wasn’t all bad.

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  117. @AndrewR
    Lol, source please

    Mark 1 Eyeballs.

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  118. guest says:
    @Maj. Kong
    It was a major mainstream media trope, before Hurricane Katrina and the Social Security privatization fiasco.

    Karl Rove was talking about a "permanent Republican majority".

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/the_big_idea/2005/11/karl_roves_dying_dream.html

    A permanent Republican majority, yes, but not a reinstatement of the Church of England, or whatever.

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    muh Handmaiden's Tale
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  119. @res

    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.
     
    Looks like Jelani Bland did a little better than that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Alabama_A%26M_Bulldogs_football_team

    Alabama A&M (not to be confused with the U. of Alabama), plays in the Southwest Athletic Conference, which competes in the FCS, the same level as the Big Sky Conference.

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    Alabama A&M is a historically black university, so the use of "the N word" when addressing fellow students may not raise the same ruckus there.
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  120. @Mr. Anon

    That’s what annoys me about “aren’t welcome here”-type comments. You’re a vampire feeding on “here,” sir. You didn’t build it, as Obama might put it. PC culture couldn’t manage to build something like that. It just takes it over, sucks out everything that makes it special, and endangers its survival.
     
    Well said. Our society could not have been built by the people who now seek to run all of it, and all that they are capable of is running it into the ground.

    “They swarm over an institution, gut it, and wear the hide as a skinsuit, while demanding all the respect the former institution deserved.”

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  121. @Mr. Anon

    I think “super amazing” speaks for itself.
     
    Indeed. I think that was one Curtis LeMay's favorite expressions.

    Imagine a remake of Twelve O'Clock High where the men of the 918th bomb group are replaced by homosexuals, lesbians, trannies, SJWs, and cucky middle-managers.

    With Dom DeLuise as Gregory Peck.

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  122. @William Badwhite
    From Robin Olds to this clown...quite a downward progression of Superintendents
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  123. @peterike

    "We’re changing a culture,” she said. “It’s super amazing right now.”

     

    A thousand Chinese military officers just died laughing.

    What a Machiavellian victory plan! Hats off to our foresighted planners!

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  124. Maj. Kong says:
    @guest
    A permanent Republican majority, yes, but not a reinstatement of the Church of England, or whatever.

    muh Handmaiden’s Tale

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  125. AndrewR says:
    @peterike

    I started really paying attention to politics around 2004. I recall thinking that theocracy was just around the corner. Bible beaters seemed to have overwhelming political power.

     

    Lol! Who or what on earth were you listening to? This was never even remotely a possibility other than in the most fevered minds. Though admittedly, it was a Progressive trope to pretend we were on the very VERGE of a Christian Theocracy that would put all women into long robes and hoods, like in that stupid book, and restrict their sexual freedom. This was considered the worst possible evil.

    Of course, Muslims actually doing that is culturally cool. Because Christians, ick.

    I hung out on libertarian sites back then. They were good about pointing out every example of bible beating lunacy in government anywhere in the US.

    Why do you think it was insane to think, in 2004, that theocratic evangelicals were a big cultural and political threat to our society?

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    Why do you think it was insane to think, in 2004, that theocratic evangelicals were a big cultural and political threat to our society?
     
    Perhaps because he was capable of perceiving their abject, complete powerlessness? There is a real world out there which sometimes does and sometimes does not correspond well to the word strings people emit.
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  126. @AndrewR
    Lol, source please
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    Oh... wow. That is beyond absurd.
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  127. eah says:
    @Dan Hayes
    eah:

    Yasmin Seweid's Daily Wire photo is not up to date. In the interim her Egyptian parents have had her hair shorn for dating a Christian man.
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  128. @res

    These critters may resurface in the Big Sky Conference or Division 2.
     
    Looks like Jelani Bland did a little better than that: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Alabama_A%26M_Bulldogs_football_team

    I met a kid who played for Alabama A&M.

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  129. AndrewR says:
    @guest
    There was no turn-around; you were merely deluded.

    I remember some talk of theocracy in the Bush years, and of course that was an era of New Atheist activism. But just because people talk about something doesn't make it an actual Thing. See for instance everything SJWs ever talk about.

    Perhaps my fear of theocracy was excessive, but SJWs were politically much weaker then, and bible beaters were much stronger, and you are deluded for implying this was not the case.

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    Not really.

    Bible beaters haven't had much (political) strength since the 1920s.
    , @Clyde
    It was not the case, your weird paranoia was.
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  130. black sea says:
    @SteveRogers42
    Alabama A&M (not to be confused with the U. of Alabama), plays in the Southwest Athletic Conference, which competes in the FCS, the same level as the Big Sky Conference.

    Alabama A&M is a historically black university, so the use of “the N word” when addressing fellow students may not raise the same ruckus there.

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    Sheeeeiiittt!!!
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  131. AndrewR says:
    @SteveRogers42
    And if you're not gonna believe my lyin' eyes, here's some journalistic confirmation:

    Fourth paragraph from the end:

    https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/breaking-lesbian-with-wife-and-two-kids-selected-to-lead-u.s.-air-force-aca?utm_content=buffer68c29&utm_medium=social&utm_source=lifesitenews%2Btwitter&utm_campaign=buffer

    Oh… wow. That is beyond absurd.

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  132. Jack D says:
    @Clyde
    Gen. Jay Silveria- Dumbass blamed, lectured and raged at 4,000 people who had done nothing wrong. That's always a great idea. He is so stupid he didn't think it might be a hoax?

    We have been thru this many times. The downside for calling a possibly real incident a hoax – extremely high. You are a racist, you lose your job, etc. The downside for calling a hoax a real incident – none. In fact Silveria gained considerable positive notoriety for his impassioned “Get Out, Racists” speech, can look forward to future employment, board seats, political office and none of these prospects were impaired at all by the fact that he “fell for a hoax”. According to leftist logic, a hoax merely brings to our attention a very real problem that exists and should be confronted in just the way Silveria confronted it.

    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

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    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.
     
    There was a time when he would have been run out of town on a rail, but his fine-tuned political instincts would have reacted to this incident accordingly, by reserving judgment. Political creatures (aka butt-kissers aka many general officers) understand the first rule of getting ahead - always figure out the direction of political winds before everyone else does.
    , @black sea

    he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

     

    “How we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation.”
    ― Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince
    , @Clyde
    I get your thinking 100% but Silveria is still a vile idiot. And not smart. How do you think he would do as a general in a real live shooting war? He is Obama. Get it?
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  133. @Clyde
    This general who got *punked* got all three of his stars under Obama. So I have read. By his wacko diatribe, he thinks Obama is still president, was performing for Obama and his apparatchiks.

    By his wacko diatribe, he thinks Obama is still president, was performing for Obama and his apparatchiks.

    That would be an interesting premise for a political thriller: the retired incumbent secretly still in control with the successor just there for show.

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  134. Dan Hayes says:

    Jack D:

    I seriously doubt that Silveria ever considered it to be yet “another hoax”. His being so swept up in the current political zeitgeist accounted for his over-the-top/deranged performance before the corps of cadets.

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  135. @Jack D
    We have been thru this many times. The downside for calling a possibly real incident a hoax - extremely high. You are a racist, you lose your job, etc. The downside for calling a hoax a real incident - none. In fact Silveria gained considerable positive notoriety for his impassioned "Get Out, Racists" speech, can look forward to future employment, board seats, political office and none of these prospects were impaired at all by the fact that he "fell for a hoax". According to leftist logic, a hoax merely brings to our attention a very real problem that exists and should be confronted in just the way Silveria confronted it.

    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

    There was a time when he would have been run out of town on a rail, but his fine-tuned political instincts would have reacted to this incident accordingly, by reserving judgment. Political creatures (aka butt-kissers aka many general officers) understand the first rule of getting ahead – always figure out the direction of political winds before everyone else does.

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  136. @black sea
    Alabama A&M is a historically black university, so the use of "the N word" when addressing fellow students may not raise the same ruckus there.

    Sheeeeiiittt!!!

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  137. black sea says:
    @Jack D
    We have been thru this many times. The downside for calling a possibly real incident a hoax - extremely high. You are a racist, you lose your job, etc. The downside for calling a hoax a real incident - none. In fact Silveria gained considerable positive notoriety for his impassioned "Get Out, Racists" speech, can look forward to future employment, board seats, political office and none of these prospects were impaired at all by the fact that he "fell for a hoax". According to leftist logic, a hoax merely brings to our attention a very real problem that exists and should be confronted in just the way Silveria confronted it.

    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

    he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

    “How we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation.”
    ― Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

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    He who studies one without the other cannot be properly said to be studying at all.
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  138. @AndrewR
    Perhaps my fear of theocracy was excessive, but SJWs were politically much weaker then, and bible beaters were much stronger, and you are deluded for implying this was not the case.

    Not really.

    Bible beaters haven’t had much (political) strength since the 1920s.

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  139. @black sea

    he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

     

    “How we live is so different from how we ought to live that he who studies what ought to be done rather than what is done will learn the way to his downfall rather than to his preservation.”
    ― Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

    He who studies one without the other cannot be properly said to be studying at all.

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  140. Clyde says:
    @Jack D
    We have been thru this many times. The downside for calling a possibly real incident a hoax - extremely high. You are a racist, you lose your job, etc. The downside for calling a hoax a real incident - none. In fact Silveria gained considerable positive notoriety for his impassioned "Get Out, Racists" speech, can look forward to future employment, board seats, political office and none of these prospects were impaired at all by the fact that he "fell for a hoax". According to leftist logic, a hoax merely brings to our attention a very real problem that exists and should be confronted in just the way Silveria confronted it.

    Silveria is no idiot and must have known that the chances were high that this was yet another hoax, just like the last 99 nooses, racist graffitis, etc. that have been discovered, but he played the situation in a way that Machiavelli himself would applaud.

    I get your thinking 100% but Silveria is still a vile idiot. And not smart. How do you think he would do as a general in a real live shooting war? He is Obama. Get it?

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  141. Clyde says:
    @AndrewR
    Perhaps my fear of theocracy was excessive, but SJWs were politically much weaker then, and bible beaters were much stronger, and you are deluded for implying this was not the case.

    It was not the case, your weird paranoia was.

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  142. Bill says:
    @Jack D
    In retrospect, I really miss the Cold War. It gave both sides a focus and a purpose for their societies - you were always getting ready for the Big Game which might be fought at any moment (but meanwhile the Big Game never came so that millions didn't have to die). As part of the prep for the Big Game and to one up the other side, we did really cool things like send satellites into space and go to the moon. Now the Big Game is cancelled and we have to put up with third rate enemies like Saddam Hussein and whichever Kim is in charge this week so we have lost our focus and sharpness and do decadent end of the Roman empire stuff like putting lesbians in charge of our military. It's all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    It’s all fun and games until China does its Pearl Harbor move on us.

    I don’t think they are dumb enough to do this. More likely, they will do their best to stay out of the way as we fall over, maybe chopping off any limb which happens to fall in their yard. Or maybe they goad us into attacking them and then sink our navy.

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  143. Bill says:
    @black sea
    The Air Force Academy has a new commandant: Brig. Gen Kristin Goodwin.

    http://gazette.com/air-force-academys-commandant-on-tough-training-the-enemy-is-not-forgiving/article/1613501

    Goodwin is a 1993 academy graduate with a wife and two kids. She's the first female airman to lead a bomber wing and the academy's first openly-gay general.

    Goodwin is part of a new leadership team atop the academy that's looking to tighten standards on campus. Her boss is Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria who took over as superintendent in August.

    "If you can't treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out," he said.

    Goodwin has made a quieter contribution that also sends a strong message.

    "We're changing a culture," she said. "It's super amazing right now."

     

    I think "super amazing" speaks for itself.

    The Air Force can’t even find a lesbian who can fake military deportment? What does that mean?

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  144. Bill says:
    @I, Libertine
    From the MSM Playbook, 2017 edition:

    Point One: Find the Anti-Trump angle in every story. Inflate it. Make IT the story. As long as it has an anti-Trump angle, it's too good to check. If it turns out to be false, just move onto the next one.

    The Ministry of Propaganda cheers for the Inner Party against the Outer Party, now as always. Try not to get to pissed off about it. The Outer Party is not your friend either. The real estate developer and his creepy real estate banker friends are definitely not your friends.

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  145. Bill says:
    @AndrewR
    I hung out on libertarian sites back then. They were good about pointing out every example of bible beating lunacy in government anywhere in the US.

    Why do you think it was insane to think, in 2004, that theocratic evangelicals were a big cultural and political threat to our society?

    Why do you think it was insane to think, in 2004, that theocratic evangelicals were a big cultural and political threat to our society?

    Perhaps because he was capable of perceiving their abject, complete powerlessness? There is a real world out there which sometimes does and sometimes does not correspond well to the word strings people emit.

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  146. Bill says:
    @Nico
    I knew even then it wasn't going to work out that way. The problem is looking at politics from a highly myopic and instantaneous point of view. In reality trends pointed strongly to a rather different sort of world. The funny thing is nowadays left-wingers are inclined to see Trump's election as the resurgence of white nationalism, while almost every other trend in the country suggests to this white man that it may be only my stay of execution.

    I knew even then it wasn’t going to work out that way.

    Even then! After (at least) forty years of continuous, uninterrupted defeats for Christians in America, I knew they weren’t about to take over!

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    While I agree with you, you have to consider your audience. In general, Americans aren't particularly well-known for great lucidity about our own society. I was in college in 2004-05 and the number of P.C. kids - supposedly well-educated - all shaked up still makes me laugh: "The religious right is getting REALLY powerful! It's scary! I might have to move to Canada!"

    More disturbing was the number of practicing Christians who after 2004 tried to reassure me (I was known even at that age as having a dark, highly pessimistic take on American society and American politics): "Some of the bad stuff IS reversing!"

    In hindsight I suppose American society hadn't yet fractured into the hugely factionalistic split of the sort that has long made everyday civility all but impossible between left- and right-wing elements in French society, and so the metrics for scoring advance or retreat were less obviously decipherable. Perhaps what is truly unbelievable is that there are *still* decent people, both in America and in France, in denial about the irreconcilability of the left-wing elements and the reality that at some point these latter will have to be censored, caged, exiled, liquidated or otherwise shut up if we are to survive the impending disaster.

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  147. Bill says:
    @Neoconned
    The civil war cometh?

    Look at how easily they destroyed the militia movement w informers and deep cover types like Strassmeir or McVeigh, who went off the reservation and went rogue....

    Or how like that article Steve posted few months back....they used other guns-for-hire from Europe to infiltrate the refuge occupier Mormon splinter cult group....

    Im not sure they need drones to cuck us.

    They should fear an intra military revolt from the officer corps and deep state....

    Yeah, that’s right. Despite what our semi-retarded Civics teachers thought, there is no such thing as a Revolution. There are only coups. The People never rose up and never will.

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  148. @Buffalo Joe
    These fake incidents will make us better prepared for when actual hate crimes occur. Just like hiding under our grammar schools desks made us better prepared for nuclear war.

    This guy (https://unreasonablydangerousonionrings.com/2017/10/31/19-reasons-this-survival-story-smells-fishy/) says that the tale of the two women who said they were lost at sea recently is complete BS.

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  149. Nico says:
    @Bill

    I knew even then it wasn’t going to work out that way.
     
    Even then! After (at least) forty years of continuous, uninterrupted defeats for Christians in America, I knew they weren't about to take over!

    While I agree with you, you have to consider your audience. In general, Americans aren’t particularly well-known for great lucidity about our own society. I was in college in 2004-05 and the number of P.C. kids – supposedly well-educated – all shaked up still makes me laugh: “The religious right is getting REALLY powerful! It’s scary! I might have to move to Canada!”

    More disturbing was the number of practicing Christians who after 2004 tried to reassure me (I was known even at that age as having a dark, highly pessimistic take on American society and American politics): “Some of the bad stuff IS reversing!”

    In hindsight I suppose American society hadn’t yet fractured into the hugely factionalistic split of the sort that has long made everyday civility all but impossible between left- and right-wing elements in French society, and so the metrics for scoring advance or retreat were less obviously decipherable. Perhaps what is truly unbelievable is that there are *still* decent people, both in America and in France, in denial about the irreconcilability of the left-wing elements and the reality that at some point these latter will have to be censored, caged, exiled, liquidated or otherwise shut up if we are to survive the impending disaster.

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  150. Trump is the commander-in-chief now. He could have this feeb removed from office.

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