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College Kids Hate America more than ISIS





Fifty
years ago, college campuses were a bastion of honest, intellectual
discourse. After hearing and testing a variety of viewpoints, students
could freely form their own opinions about the world.

Unfortunately,
independent thinking and fair debate at many, if not most, American
colleges are things of the past. From the moment eager freshmen enroll
in their first classes, they’re subjected to distorted, small-minded,
and left-leaning viewpoints of the country their forefathers fought so
bravely to establish. This practice is contributing to the striking
decay of patriotism from coast to coast.

It’s gone so far that
even reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States
is abhorrent to today’s college students. But, is their vehemence so
strong that they hate America more than the Islamic State of Iraq and
Syria, ISIS?

A recent campus experiment conducted by filmmaker Ami
Horowitz sheds light on this unbelievable assertion. While visiting the
notoriously liberal University of California, Berkley, campus,
Horowitz, known for his liberal-on-the-street tests, stood in multiple
well-traveled areas. While standing, the filmmaker waved a huge American
flag and praised the United States as students and others walked by.

According
to The Blaze, Horowitz said to passersby, “Greatest country in the
world, right?” As a college student, I certainly wouldn’t have had any
difficulties answering this question in the affirmative. However, some
liberal student respondents voiced bitter opinions including, “The
opposite. The complete opposite,” “The one imperial power in the world,”
“Uh, Canada’s pretty great,” “Your flag sucks, fool,” and “God is not
proud of us.” Some students aimed obscenities at Horowitz and the free
country they’re blessed to call home.

After gathering a
substantial number of angry reactions, Horowitz changed stances and
waved the ISIS flag while spouting terrorist talking points to those who
passed by. For instance, he proclaimed “The black flag of ISIS will
stand over the White House” and “I denounce Western imperialism.”

As
I would imagine, students’ responses to the ISIS flag were decidedly
different than students’ reactions to the American flag. However, to my
utter amazement, the students in the experiment responded more
positively towards the ISIS flag, which represents a group of proud
murderers, rapists, pillagers, and misogynists. Horowitz was cheered on
by a couple of passersby who stated, “Good for you, man. Good for you,”
and “I love that you’re saying that.” The filmmaker doggedly waved the
ISIS flag for several hours while spewing anti-American rhetoric. During
this time, only one individual reacted negatively.

Three years
ago, Horowitz performed a similar experiment at Berkley’s unabashedly
liberal campus. In this test, the filmmaker first waved an ISIS flag. He
then displayed an Israeli flag. Sadly, the results were similar. Seeing
the ISIS flag garnered little reaction from the students. When Horowitz
switched to waving the Israeli flag, angry young liberals assaulted him
with insults about the Jewish state. They referred to it as being
guilty of genocide.

I would like to believe the cavalier attitude
about ISIS and loathing of America displayed by the Berkley students is
an isolated incident. Unfortunately, it’s more mainstream than patriotic
conservative Americans might imagine. In an April, 2017 interview with
the hosts of “Fox & Friends,” Cabot Phillips, a contributor at
CampusReform.org, discussed an interesting survey conducted by the
organization. The survey questioned Harvard students to see if President
Trump was viewed as a bigger threat to Americans than ISIS.

During
the interview, Phillips said, “We always see students that are saying
everything threatens them in the world and they are always being taught
by the media the sensationalist idea that everything Donald Trump does
must be the end of the world.” An alarming number of students viewed
Trump as enemy number one instead of murderous, villainous ISIS. One
student ignorantly stated, “I think more of [Trump’s] policies mainly
because I think terrorism really isn’t that big of a deal.”

The
World Trade Center terrorist attacks killed thousands of people a mere
16 years ago. Over the past year alone, ISIS has carried out numerous
attacks killing scores of innocent people. I find it mind-boggling that
some college students don’t even acknowledge the existence, much less
the real threat, of terrorism in the world today.

So, why are
college students in the United States becoming exceedingly more hostile
to their own country? A January, 2017 report by the National Association
of Scholars, NAS, titled Making Citizens: How American Universities Teach Civics offers
a startling explanation. The report outlines a disturbing new movement
in higher education in the United States that aims to transform the
traditional teaching of civics. The new movement, referred to as “New
Civics” by the NAS, reclassifies civics as progressive political
activism.

New Civics advocates seek to turn unassuming college
students into enthusiastic supporters of the left’s dream of completely
transforming America. Led by a combination of federal bureaucrats,
non-profit organizations, and administrators and professors at college
campuses, New Civics goals include massively redistributing wealth,
cultivating identity group grievances, ending the free market, expanding
government programs, replacing American Constitutional law with
international norms, rewriting common history, and changing long-held
ideals.

New Civics supplants traditional liberal arts education
with vocational training for community activists. Proponents of this
dangerous movement hope to take over the entire college. They want to
make civic engagement components of every college course,
extra-curricular activity, and tenure decision.

In its report, the
NAS proposes 10 recommendations to change civics education around the
country. Ideas include redefining civic ideals in non-progressive terms,
freezing or ending all federal and state funding for civic engagement
and service-learning, and mandating a class in traditional American
civics as a graduation requirement at every college and university that
benefits from public funding.

In addition to supporting the NAS
recommendations, I feel strongly that concerned, conservative parents
should start taking a stand. If enough parents quit sending their kids
to left-leaning campuses bent on fundamentally changing America and
fueling hatred against it, they would have to either end their vile
practices or shut their doors.










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