Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts has removed all US flags from their campus. How about that? The famed ′alternative education′ school has had some issues with the American flag since the election of President-Elect Donald J. Trump. After the election, the main flag for the campus was lowered to half-mast. Days later, just in time for Veterans Day, somebody took the US flag down and burnt it as a symbol of protest. Now, the head of Hampshire College has decided that no flag shall fly at all, at least until next year. The school, infamous for its extremely liberal curriculum, is now facing some harsh criticism for being a tad too liberal. One has to wonder why any well-meaning parent would spend over $60,000 a year to send their snowflake darling there to be ′educated′?
What did you expect? Hampshire is hailed by many in the world of Academe as being a model for the future of education. Students are not graded with letter grades nor numerical GPAs. Instead, they get a ′narrative review′ based largely on their social work and understanding. Their motto, Non Satis Scire, To Know Is Not Enough, reflects this way of thinking. Instead of a science class in say chemistry, students instead study the Chemistry of Oil Painting. How wonderful! Naturally, courses in social justice and other various politically Liberal subjects are widely popular.
Hampshire College is part of what is known as ′The Five College Consortium′, rounded out with Pioneer Valley: Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. These schools focus their curriculum on ′student interests′, not on an actual, well-rounded education. Of course, most of the graduates get jobs in The Media or other Arts, as well as becoming community organizers and such. Hampshire is the home for institutions like the Peace and World Security Studies and Civil Liberties and Public Policy, which focuses on reproductive rights. Which is to say non-reproductive rights, perhaps soon with a course on the Chemistry of Cooking Baby Meat. What else can one do with all of those aborted human fetuses, I ask you? Maybe open a fast food chain called Placenta Palace?
Obviously, I am not surprised that Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts would diss the US flag following the victory by President-Elect Donald J. Trump. This is exactly the sort of reaction one should expect from such a Far-Left school. Students are taught by professors who hate America and all it stands for. So, naturally, the little darlings are upset that a President who actually loves America was elected. This national temper tantrum we are seeing on college campuses of student protests from the Atlantic to Pacific is understandable given how the Far Left as corrupted our entire education system. Hopefully, the Trump administration will appoint an Education Secretary who will bring about a new era with a better motto, Gnarus Verum Est Praeter Satis, Knowing The Truth Is More Than Enough!
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