In today’s episode, I finally have to address an issue I have been somewhat reluctant to dive into. However, in light of the ongoing SCOTUS hearings taking place for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, I found a way to connect two separate issues into one show.
First, nearly all Constitutional Conservatives have an equal share in the blame of the big issue I see facing us in our country today. We have allowed the Ivory Tower of academia go unchecked for so long, we have only just now become aware of the radicalization of our school children. Ironically, we may have Covid to thank for bringing this to light. While Leftist cities and states forced lock-downs and the closing of schools (along with much of society), they turned to online learning. After all, they had to keep their education camps working. The only difference, parents were starting to hear what was being taught. They were hearing the ideologies of their kids’ teachers. Many were shocked an appalled over the radical agendas of the far Left being normalized in the classroom.
This got parents up and going to their school board meetings. However, this is only 30+ years too late. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s time for all Constitutionalists to be consistently involved in local school boards and local politics. Understand, though, this problem may feel as though it just now came to light, but it’s been there for decades.
I then shift to the SCOTUS hearings and found myself intrigued by two conflicting pieces of information. One, President Joe Biden and his team made it abundantly clear, the only two requirements for being a nominee was to be a woman and “of color.” So, a woman of color was chosen, right? Well, it seems as though the nominee herself is not sure if she meets the criteria, since she cannot decide or define what the definition of “woman” even is.
In a revealing back-and-forth between Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Judge Jackson, it was amazing to see a complete reluctance to answer a question most 5-year old can provide. Moreover, the reason for not being able to answer was due to her not being a biologist. Imagine that! An intelligent, I’ll say the word, woman, is not able to define what a woman is because she isn’t a biologist. Let us hope she never comes across any cases covering the totaling of numbers given she is not a mathematician, or discrepancies in financial ledgers given she is not an accountant.
Her inability to answer stems from the very problems coming from institutions of learning. She, herself, is a radicalized product of the system designed to radicalize it’s participants. This led me to remember a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a speech he gave in 1948 at Morehouse College. The bulk of it relates to the purpose of education, but he warns the audience about what will happen if education occurs without character. He said, “If we are not careful, our colleges will produce a group of close-minded, unscientific, illogical propagandists, consumed with immoral acts. Be careful, “brethren!” Be careful, teachers!”
He wasn’t wrong.