Posted on Sep 11, 2021
SGT Jose Perdelia-Torres
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Please do not comment if you are still serving in the Military in some capacity; a/o where potentially your job, livelihood, or position could be at risk.
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SFC Retention Operations Nco
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I'm not for or against CRT. I stand with General Milleys response that a bunch of people chose to charge the Capitol and I don't share their POV so I don't really understand why. So I want to know what motivates them.

That's not entirely true for me personally, I grew up in the most racist place I've ever been in my entire life, Central Pennsylvania. I got chased and beat for being white, I saw people get beat for being black, and Puerto Rican, people wanted to burn crosses on our lawn, there were race riots at my school.... All that crazy stuff.

I have been the minority where everyone hates you for your skin color and it sucks. Most of America hadn't experienced that and they should learn that it exists. You should have empathy for your peers and the mud they had to crawl through to get where they are at.

I also don't agree with the schsim of CRT that believes people carry some type of race guilt. I know it's not that common, and I know that the rare occasion it pops up, the hard right news tries to use that as a cover for all CRT. You have crazies on the left that believe all white people should spend their lives atoning for the sins of their grand cousins, and you have crazies on the right who believe in things like "legitimate rape". The point is that crazy people are drawn to polarizing politics, and crazy politicians will capitalize on polarizing politics for short term gain.
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SP5 Michael Champion
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PO2 Joseph Chantiny -

Joe

If it was an "insurrection" as you state, why has no one connected with said "insurrection" been charged or convicted of "insurrection"? There have been 725 arrested stemming from offenses on January 6th, but not a single person has been charged with insurrection.

You need to stop listening to the likes of Nancy Pelosi and company that grossly exaggerate what happened that day.

I condemn those that used violence that day, just like I condemned those that used violence in the 500+ riots that occurred in 2021 across the country, but the media claimed were "mostly peaceful protests".

Billions of dollars of burned out buildings, thousands of injuries and way too many deaths in those riots. But congress is focusing on a just January 6th. Only 1 person died that day due to violence - Ashli Babbett. She was unarmed and posing no risk to the officer that killed her.

Why hasn't that officer been reprimanded for killing her?
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Cpl Steve Craver
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PO1 Michael Garrett - Finally, someone explains this BS in an understandable way.
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Cpl Steve Craver
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SP5 Michael Champion - Why hasn't that officer been reprimanded for killing her? Because it is politically incorrect.
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SGT Duane Cohens
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MAJ Byron Oyler you're so right. Operative word here is being "taught" .
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SGT Robert Wager
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This question requires an actual definition of critical race theory.

Should our military universities teach the problems of race relations and slavery as it relates to history? Yes, is that history problematic? Yes. Should we teach any race to feel humiliated or guilty for the sins of their ancestors? No. We must stay vigilant to not repeat the mistakes our forefathers made. We should strive to achieve the dream of MLK and judge everyone by the content of their character and not the color of their skin.
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CPL James S.
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SGT (Join to see) - you can't discount the internet troll and the current popularity of cancel culture. Personally, I either up-vote or I don't vote, and it's not uncommon for the up-vote to be because something made me think or brought a new perspective.

SGT Robert Wager - I think you nailed it.
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SPC John Tacetta
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Amen.
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SSG Sherwin Richardson
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Very well said sir. But unfortunately, the narrative about what CRT is has been hijacked by right wing operatives whose sole purpose is to take any teaching about racial tolerance out of our school curricula. I one school district, conservatives are trying to remove a book about the life of MLK Jr. from the curriculum, using the false notion that it:
- teaches that white people are bad or evil
- teaches non-white people to hate white people" or
- teaches white people to hate themselves or not be proud of their accomplishments"
I mean, I've heard it all. People need to learn what CRT is before they comment.
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Cpl Steve Craver
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SGT (Join to see) - I'm on the right and I do not disagree with his point of view at all.
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Question 2
Can anyone who is opposed to CRT actually define it, or have read any of the material?
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SFC Jerry Alexander
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13th Amendment - Abolished slavery. Supported by 100% of the Republicans and 23% of the Democrats.

15th Amendment - Right to vote for all. Supported by 100% of the Republicans and 0% of the Democrats..

14th Amendment - Citizenship for freed slaves. Supported by 94% of the Republicans and 0% of the Democrats.

Obamacare, while not an amendment to the Constitution, was supported by 0% of the Republicans and 86% of the Democrats
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SFC Jerry Alexander - gotta love those rectally sourced statistics...
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MAJ Byron Oyler
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SFC (Join to see) Only white people that believe whites are better than blacks believe blacks want in white neighborhoods. When have you heard a black person say they wished they lived amongst whites?They don’t. It is white racist that think their neighborhoods are better that believe this shit.
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