University of California: Where Kids Go to be Un-American

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If you’ve got a college age student and you live in California, or anywhere else for that matter, you should not bother to think twice about a decision to put them in college.

Opt for the Marine Corps.  Your student will learn more and will be a responsible adult after just a few weeks of Marine Corps Recruit Training – also known as Boot Camp.

After several years of college, as was recently demonstrated at UC Irvine, there’s a better than even chance the kid will not be able to put two rational thoughts together in the same month.  Here’s some background.

The undergraduate governing body at the University of California, Irvine, voted this week to remove the American flag and all other flags from its lobby, after arguing in part that flags are “symbols of patriotism or weapons of nationalism.”

There were six students involved in passage of R50-70.  Matthew Guevara, who wrote the bill, plus Khaaldah Sidney, Naty Rico, John Salazar, Matthew Tsai, and Negar Fatahi.  Here’s the Stupid Six.

Mr. Guevara believes that “flags construct paradigms of conformity and sets homogenized standards for others to obtain which in this country typically are idolized as freedom, equality, and democracy.”

“Homogenized standards.”  Freedom.  Equality.  Democracy.  Like those things are something bad.  Well, we are pretty sure they do represent something bad to the Stupid Six.

Needless to say, these jackasses took a lot of heat for their vote against their country.  So they apologized.

Fellow UCI Students,

We would like to address the reactions regarding R50-70 and explain to you all our intentions for voting ‘yes’ on the resolution. We deeply apologize for neglecting to consider the greater implications of our actions, and for the negative publicity that UC Irvine has endured as a result. As fellow students at UC Irvine, we are extremely grateful to be privileged enough to even have these kinds of conversations. We meant no ill will towards our nation nor its flag, and our school truly does not deserve the image placed on it in the public sphere.

It is also important that we provide some context for our actions.  Blah blah blah blah blah.

Let’s be clear.  That statement, that “apology,” comes from the same place as Barack Obama’s statement that he found out about Hillary’s email from the New York Times.  It’s a lie.

Of course they mean “ill will towards our nation.”  It’s what they’re taught at UC Irvine.  And of course they mean ill will toward our nation’s flag.  They would be burning it right now if they just had the courage of their convictions.  As for UC Irvine, it deserves the “image placed on it in the public sphere” as long as that image is one that heaps scorn on a second rate institution that doesn’t just tolerate anti-American actions, it enables them, and in the end, it allows them to be taught.

You may be saying, “You’re just assuming they’re lying.  You have no proof.”  Yes we do.

According to Representative Rico, the apology statement released by her, as well as representatives Tsai and Fatahi, late Sunday night was pressed upon them by campus officials.

Sidney said that in a meeting with Student Affairs, administrators told the representatives that they would only assist in the protection and well-being of the students if they released an apology.

Because Rico, Tsai and Fatahi aren’t graduating like the other three representatives, they were put in a vulnerable position. Despite not being guaranteed specific protections, the three agreed to release the statement.

“They never said what they would do,” she said. “At this point, we’re just tired of this whole thing and we’re scared so we released it hoping for the best.”

In other words these pathetic twits were forced into the “apology” for the purpose of taking the heat off the campus.  Don’t think for one second that UC Irvine administrators give a damn about anything but their jobs.

By the way, note that only three of the six bothered to lie about the apology.  The reason the other three didn’t, including the author of the original bill, is because those three are graduating in three months.

These six “kids” are the product of the university system in the United States.  They deserve all the scorn that can be heaped on them.  Here’s hoping this incident follows them, and hurts them, for the rest of their pathetic lives.

We can also wish that at the very least UC Irvine loses all of it’s federal funding.  Cut off Title IV student aid.  If the “students” at UCI want to stick their fingers in America’s eyes, let them pay for school out of their own pocket.

Good riddance to bad rubbish.



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Michael Becker is a long time activist and a businessman. He's been involved in the pro-life movement since 1976 and has been counseling addicts and ministering to prison inmates since 1980. Becker is a Curmudgeon. He has decades of experience as an operations executive in turnaround situations and in mortgage banking. He blogs regularly at The Right Curmudgeon, The Minority Report, Wizbang, Unified Patriots and Joe for America. He lives in Phoenix and is almost always armed.

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