The US Military Has Been Sacrificed to Wokeism
Paul Craig Roberts
The US military is in its final stage of collapse. The indoctrinated and brainwashed high command think that a Tower of Babel is what it takes to confront Russia and China. Of course, a tower of babel is precisely that. There is no unity. But the lack of unity is what the dumbshit US Air Force thinks is crucial for enhancing its abilities to deter opponents:
“Diversity and inclusion are an essential part of our society and key to the success of any organization,”
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall and other top leaders said last month in an internal memo. “As such, it is imperative that the composition of our military services better reflect our nation’s highly talented, diverse and eligible population.”
Racial quotas, not competence and ability, now rule the US military, making it a spent useless force. US military personnel know that they are going to have incompetent officers for the sake of “diversity.”
“According to the memo, which was released publicly on Tuesday, recruiters for the US Air Force and its sister branch, the Space Force, will aim to sharply reduce the percentage of white applicants – especially white males – for the officer corps. Whites currently account for nearly 77% of the officer ranks, while only 6.4% are black. Just 23% of officers are women, according to Air Force figures.
“The new targets, which also will apply to the US Air Force Academy (USAFA), call for 67.5% of applicants to be white, 13% to be black, 10% to be Asian, 7% to be multiracial, 1.5% to be American Indian or Native Alaskan, and 1% to be Pacific islanders. Furthermore, the air forces aim for 36% of their officer candidates to be female and 15% to be Hispanic.”
The US Air Force is now the property of the woke extreme left. The brainwashed top brass wimps have ordered the Air Force to use gender-neutral language. The claim of the stupid and incompetent top command is that gender-neutral language will increase the “lethality of America’s military.”
Listen to the woke language of the top command of the US Air Force:
“We must embrace, promote and unleash the potential of diversity and inclusion.”
The vast Persian army numbering in the hundreds of thousands that invaded Greece was a multicultural tower of babel force. It only took 300 Spartans to stop them in their tracks.
Racial discrimination against white men began when the EEOC imposed racial quotas in violation of the statutory language of the 1964 Civil Rights Act that specifically forbade racial quotas. The Congress, distracted by the Vietnam War let the Jewish bureaucrat running the EEOC get away with it.
When the white liberals were confronted with the illegal imposition of racial quotas, they replied that it was just a temporary measure to give blacks a leg up. But as time passed the illegal “racial preferences” became institutionalized, not only in the US military, but throughout all hiring and promotions, government and corporations. Today the Bank of America gives special privileges to black borrowers that the bank denies to white persons. Yet we hear “white privilege” not “black privilege.” If you are a black, Bank of America will give you a home mortgage for zerdo down payment, zero closing costs, no minimum credit score, and no required mortgage insurance.
A white borrower is left with the full range of cost.
It is paradoxical, isn’t it, that the Civil Rights Act that was enacted in order to give enforcement power to the 14th Amendment guaranteeing “equal treatment” has instead resulted in institutionalizing in every American institution whether governmental or private, preferential treatment for blacks based on skin color. It is official policy that white people, especially heterosexual men, are second class citizens with inferior rights. This is unconstitutional, but the discrimination against white people is institutionalized, and there is no sign of the Supreme Court or any white organization doing anything about it.
Hon. Paul Craig Roberts is the John M. Olin Fellow at the Institute for Political Economy, Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. A former editor and columnist for The Wall Street Journal and columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service, he is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles and a columnist for Investor's Business Daily. In 1992 he received the Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism. In 1993 the Forbes Media Guide ranked him as one of the top seven journalists.
He was Distinguished Fellow at the Cato Institute from 1993 to 1996. From 1982 through 1993, he held the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. During 1981-82 he served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy. President Reagan and Treasury Secretary Regan credited him with a major role in the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, and he was awarded the Treasury Department's Meritorious Service Award for "his outstanding contributions to the formulation of United States economic policy." From 1975 to 1978, Dr. Roberts served on the congressional staff where he drafted the Kemp-Roth bill and played a leading role in developing bipartisan support for a supply-side economic policy.
In 1987 the French government recognized him as "the artisan of a renewal in economic science and policy after half a century of state interventionism" and inducted him into the Legion of Honor.
Dr. Roberts' latest books are The Tyranny of Good Intentions, co-authored with IPE Fellow Lawrence Stratton, and published by Prima Publishing in May 2000, and Chile: Two Visions - The Allende-Pinochet Era, co-authored with IPE Fellow Karen Araujo, and published in Spanish by Universidad Nacional Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile, in November 2000. The Capitalist Revolution in Latin America, co-authored with IPE Fellow Karen LaFollette Araujo, was published by Oxford University Press in 1997. A Spanish language edition was published by Oxford in 1999. The New Colorline: How Quotas and Privilege Destroy Democracy, co-authored with Lawrence Stratton, was published by Regnery in 1995. A paperback edition was published in 1997. Meltdown: Inside the Soviet Economy, co-authored with Karen LaFollette, was published by the Cato Institute in 1990. Harvard University Press published his book, The Supply-Side Revolution, in 1984. Widely reviewed and favorably received, the book was praised by Forbes as "a timely masterpiece that will have real impact on economic thinking in the years ahead." Dr. Roberts is the author of Alienation and the Soviet Economy, published in 1971 and republished in 1990. He is the author of Marx's Theory of Exchange, Alienation and Crisis, published in 1973 and republished in 1983. A Spanish language edition was published in 1974.
Dr. Roberts has held numerous academic appointments. He has contributed chapters to numerous books and has published many articles in journals of scholarship, including the Journal of Political Economy, Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Law and Economics, Studies in Banking and Finance, Journal of Monetary Economics, Public Finance Quarterly, Public Choice, Classica et Mediaevalia, Ethics, Slavic Review, Soviet Studies, Rivista de Political Economica, and Zeitschrift fur Wirtschafspolitik. He has entries in the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Economics and the New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. He has contributed to Commentary, The Public Interest, The National Interest, Harper's, the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Fortune, London Times, The Financial Times, TLS, The Spectator, Il Sole 24 Ore, Le Figaro, Liberation, and the Nihon Keizai Shimbun. He has testified before committees of Congress on 30 occasions.
Dr. Roberts was educated at the Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S.), the University of Virginia (Ph.D.), the University of California at Berkeley and Oxford University where he was a member of Merton College.
He is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, The Dictionary of International Biography, Outstanding People of the Twentieth Century, and 1000 Leaders of World Influence. His latest book, HOW THE ECONOMY WAS LOST, has just been published by CounterPunch/AK Press. He can be reached at: [email protected]
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