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Why the Harvard Administration Attitude Escapes You

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Submitted by David Ryan (United States), Apr 10, 2019 at 02:50

There is no such thing as student radicals without teacher radicals nor them without administrator radicals. The fish rots from the head as the saying goes.

First communists insinuated into administration. They hired communist teachers. The teachers indoctrinated students behind closed doors. The first thing the public saw was an apparently spontaneous generational demand from students for radical change. The communists in the administration then made the changes apparently in response to the students, when in fact they were changes they wanted to make and originated themselves but could not get away with against internal conservative and public opposition until the student revolt. The students give communist administrators needed cover.

The Vietnam War and the treason by the Johnson-Nixon administrations in refusing to invade the north and bring it to a swift, successful conclusion provided the opportunity for communists and cowards to coalesce. (Traitors Johnson and Nixon had taken all the wrong lessons from the traitor Truman's failure to re-invade North Korea which was proceeding successfully in early 1951, while North Vietnam later corrected Kim Il-sung's mistake of failing to renew the war after getting the pressure taken off for awhile.)

50 years ago it took violence to push out remaining administrative and teaching conservatives. Today there are no visible conservatives in education and all it takes is new demands through the same pathway, administration to teachers to "spontaneous" student demands, to get the communist changes administration wants with uninterrupted public and private funding. Today, it is not just Harvard or Berkeley. It is K through Post-Grad, public and private, everywhere. Kid can't come up with this stuff themselves. Generation gaps are made by educators. Wherever socialism advances among students, it begins in administration.

The way to break this cycle is for those who pay for educational institutions to replace their entire administrations with explicit conservatives first. Then call the police.

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