Strange obsession with group identity is a recipe for disaster.
Dear Substack Readers, many have asked me why "someone just didn't bring a couple of gallons of gas?" Neither the OK Highway Patrol or any of the nearby stations would agree to deliver a couple of gallons of gas to my vehicle. The ONLY option offered to me was to call wrecker, which was NOT in the business of delivering gas. As one might imagine, I requested the gas delivery option, but alas, no one would fulfill my request, and I was 200 miles from my home in Dallas. Thanks for reading! John Leake
I am a retired cop w/30 years and now serving as a Director of Security for a private business. Some of my staff are armed and some are not. The armed staff are chosen by me. In making the decision of who is armed I look at experience and maturity, therefore I will not put my reputation on the line for a young person with no experience with a firearm, but I will for a young person with firearm training and experience.
I have been asked why do I look at age. Well simple.....it is the totality of a person. Age AND experience together matters!
That idea that people can't be inspired by anyone who doesn't look like them is typical of the tribalist thinking produced by modern culture and education. I'm a 60 year-old white woman. My heroes when I was very young were animal characters in novels and later they were white guys, but my career choice (airline pilot) had nothing to do with any of them, much less what they looked like. I started flying in 1987, and if I'd sat around waiting to be inspired by a pilot with boobs I'd still be waiting, because women make up fewer than 10% of airline pilots now, and it was less back then. Virtues are what make people inspirational, not whether or not they have breasts. Integrity, honesty, rationality, bravery, hard work, consistency, and determination aren't specific to a sex or a race. What kind of concrete-bound idiot claims he's not adequately inspired to become an astronaut because none of the existing astronauts have the same hair texture that he does? And I hate to break it to the sneering, self-hating castrati, but from Greece to the American Founders, white guys built Western civilization. If humanity's progress had been up to women we wouldn't even be at the flint-knapping stage.
I served as a nuclear-trained submarine officer in the US Navy for 6 years and have been working in Aviation for the last 17 years. Today's submarine are much more complicated [and dangerous] than most if not all aircraft. The risks and associated management of them are very different than in the Aviation sector. In fact, I'll state unequivocally that a nuclear powered submarine is as complicated if not more so than the former space shuttle or the space ships of today. Very high pressure air, oil, and steam systems systems packed into a steel tube along with a nuclear reactor takes a lot of vigilance, training, and discipline to operate. There are also high explosives, radars, electronic control, and sonar systems inside. Lots of high energy systems operating by and along side about 120 crew members for months at a time. Safety is only guaranteed when the crew is composed of competent and mentally stable people; there is little room for error.
Diversity breeds incompetence. It would be highly improbable to get a fully diverse, competent and productive group together by chance or on purpose.
Actually, I’m a bit disappointed that Mr. Rush-to-judgement didn’t hire Admiral Rachel Levine as the pilot of his Diversity Submersible. She clearly would‘ve been the best man for the job.
Another Fine Example
Fighting A War
"All of the above is a very strange statement that calls into question Mr. Rush’s judgement." - 100%. When you get rid of meritocracy, everything goes to hell. Peace.
it's like a self fulfilling prophecy. hire the woke and end up at the bottom of the ocean
What a great picture of what is plaguing and destroying this society.
VIRTUE SIGNALING ain't working anymore. Similar to crying wolf....has run it's course. You use ppl as an example or single them out as 'victims' who need you as savior and you've just ruined their chance of hearing God for themselves. YOU have separated them from God rather than pointed them to their source of life and progress and peace. Obama ruined it for generations to come with his BS victimhood and anti authority rhetoric. I've left my 1/2 black 1/2 white bible study bc of the race baiting and the few who gleefully buy into the BS and incite it at every topic. Let them go get more jabs and buy into the "GOVT gonna take care of me with more laws and reparations". It's the attitude that repels me just like it repels God....entitlement is completely opposite from contentment---the only place you will find God in your life. Gratitude and contentment NEVER look for what is wrong or missing. Follow satan your father or God who will turn your life around. YOU CAN THANK OBAMA FOR GIVING US THE SATANIC PHRASE 'OLD WHITE MEN' AND FOR TURNING PPL AWAY FROM RESPECTING AUTHORITY. What a mess his satanic spirit brought us. And don't even get me started on obamacare...the ruination of insurance and hospitals as you've just witnessed in the mass murders with 'the one world protocols of death' remdesivir/ventilators/ witholding of simple medical treatments. Just so we're equal on white/black BS....you can thank BUSH (both) for bringing 'one world order' to fruition and 9/11 WAS created by Bush/Chaney for domination/self enrichment and control tactics foisted onto our great country and ppl. And most recently...Jan 6th is complete govt collusion to further their dishonest agenda's of self-enrichment and total lawlessness.
Societally we jumped the shark from wanting “diversity for the sake of understanding different perspectives” (such as those of a diverse customer base) to diversity in positions of both leadership and technical expertise regardless of qualification. I have zero skill at basketball and I’m short. I would not object to a beginner league welcoming me to come and learn, and assuring me that my mistakes on the court will not affect how they feel about me. But if the NBA recruited me (since they have a dearth of crappy, short white guys) then I think it would be a huge disservice to their paying fans and would destroy the value they bring to society.
Spot on. We want competence at the helm, nothing more, nothing less. Competence. And rural Oklahoma manners is an awfully nice addition!
Antiwhite Zealots Give Their Lives for Their Faith
Did they pray "Diversity is Our Strength" as They Died?
I've released an article https://heroesvsvillains.substack.com/p/antiwhite-zealots-give-their-lives about how this is the State Religion of our times, and some believe it so hard that they're willing to die for it. Mostly, though they sacrifice innocent White people to their god of antiwhitism...
Some say South Africa was the prototype for what they are doing to the West as a whole.
We need to Go Free of their madness if we are to pass on a world worth living in.
So simple...so eloquent...so needed...and yet so invisible to so many. Academic medicine and medical education needs a basic make over, not with individuals who check certain socio-political boxes but with those possessing the ability to apply critical thinking to their job. Sort of like the driver of the wrecker.
Who pilots Air Force One?