Have you ever known someone who goes to extremes to justify something that is wrong? I’ve read articles that said that man is unfaithful to his spouse because it’s part of our evolutionary genetic make-up, so we can’t help it. I’ve heard the same lame argument made to justify living a sinful homosexual lifestyle.
But one of the best stretches I’ve heard lately comes from the US Department of Agriculture Cultural Sensitivity Training program for their employees. In the training, USDA employees are told to chant ‘The pilgrims were illegal aliens.’ They were also instructed to never use the term ‘minority’ as it is offensive. Instead, they are to refer to those ethnic groups as ‘emerging majorities.’
Judicial Watch had heard rumors of the training sessions that were required of all USDA employees, however, what was being taught in this training was closely guarded by the government. It took them months to finally obtain a copy of one of the training sessions.
The diversity training program was conducted by Dr. Samuel Betances of Souder, Betances & Associates. They specialize in diversity training and consulting. Betances is described on the company website as:
“a biracial, bicultural, and bilingual citizen of the world.”
The USDA has paid Betances around $200,000 for their training program. Betances even tells the USDA employees how expensive the training is when he says:
“If you take a look at all of you here and you think about your salaries and your benefits and what you have left undone – plus my fee – plus the expense of the team that putting the video together, this is a huge expense.”
When Betances teaches, he tells his trainees to recite after him and then ‘bam’ the tables in front of them. It sounds more like an emotional motivational speech given to a bunch of insurance salesmen before they are released onto the public. Tied into that emotional aspect are dangerous statements that undermine American history and demonstrates the level of liberalism that is permeating through our federal government. For example, listen to what he teaches about the early pilgrims and then tells them to give him a bam:
“I want you to say that American was founded by outsiders – say that – who are today’s insiders, who are very nervous about today’s outsiders. I want you to say, ‘The pilgrims were illegal aliens.’ Say, ‘The pilgrims never gave their passports to the Indians.’”
Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch commented about the USDA diversity training program saying:
“This USDA diversity training video depicts out-of-control political correctness. Can someone please explain how any of this helps USDA employees to better serve the American taxpayer? This video further confirms that politically-correct diversity training programs are both offensive and a waste of taxpayer money. No wonder it took over half a year to obtain this video from the Obama administration.”
This is how our government is spending our tax dollars to brainwash federal employees into their liberal anti-American agenda. The more our foundational history is undermined, the more the very core of America is undermined. In the past several decades, there has been so much undermining of that core that little is left intact. They want everyone to think and speak and act like them.
But I refuse to be like them. I guess I’ll always be politically incorrect because I still use terms like minorities to refer to minorities, and refuse to use incorrect terms such African American and Native American. The vast majority of black people in the US were born here, not in Africa. Besides, I have close friends that are from South Africa who came to the US legally and are now US citizens and they are as light skinned as I am. They are African American in the truest sense, but they are not black.
The same holds true with the term Native American. I was born here in the US. That makes me a native American. I’m offended when American Indians try to highjack that term to refer to them and them alone. At some point in time, their ancestors came to this continent just as my ancestors did and yours did. The only difference is time. So when you really think about it, all of us who were born here in the US deserve to be called Native Americans.
I just wish there was a way that us taxpayers could approve and not approve of how the federal government spent our tax dollars. If there were, I would definitely not approve of spending them on harmful and offensive programs like the USDA diversity training.