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carter_drake.jpgIn case you missed the propoganda spewed by the ex-President known as the worst President of the 20th Century…. Here is a link to the podcast.

Carter was a disgrace. He inflated his career first to make it sound like he was the next best thing to FDR and the Pope rolled into one. He took to blame for a terrible economy, the OPEC Boycott and Iran Hostage Crisis. Then using these inflated credentials —he took credit for the entire Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty— he went on to tell the students don’t vote for politicians that will not recite a pledge to be objective. And don’t vote for people that are in the pockets of AIPAC and the Jews. Yeh, that was subtle.

Chancellor Drake took another opportunity to miss an opportunityto condemn directly antisemitism at UCI during his opening remarks. Yes, he mentions it -but equates it with anti-Islamic voices. One is not connected to the other. The MSU has started its own Jihad, and that needs to be condemded now, Mr. Chancellor (And BTW when and where was the entire Islamic faith condemned???).

Michael Drake, M.D.
Chancellor, University of California, Irvine
“Remarks on President Jimmy Carter’s Lecture”
May 3, 2007
Bren Events Center

Good morning. I am Michael Drake, chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, and it is my privilege to welcome you to a very special event. Our students will provide a formal and proper introduction of our honored guest shortly, but allow me to say that this morning we will all have the pleasure of hearing from one of the leading citizens of the world, the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter.

Our campus has achieved great prominence in 40 short years. We are moving ahead rapidly. Our unprecedented success derives from inspiring and empowering our people to make a difference, and from living our values, and allowing those values to guide our every decision.

The values I cite most often, in a representative if not exhaustive list, are: respect, intellectual curiosity, commitment, integrity, empathy, appreciation or tolerance, and fun. There is no one in my experience who illustrates the power of a life lived by values more than President Carter.

In too many places around the world we, unfortunately, see the damage done by those who do not adhere to these values. We have all witnessed disrespectful, dishonest, intolerant behavior; examples include hate speech in the form of anti-Semitism, intolerance in the form of condemnation of the Islamic faith, or the demonization of entire ethnic groups.

As I stated last year: Officially and personally I abhor racism and I reject hate speech. I know that you all join me in this. We respect, appreciate and value all members of our campus community. We may not always agree, but we are privileged to live in a society where we can explore, learn and grow from our differences; from our difficult dialogues.

Among the many areas in which the United States leads the world, two stand out: the enduring brilliance of our constitution, and the quality of our elite institutions of higher education.

Here, today, in the free and open discussion of difficult issues, we will experience the best of both.

There was no discussion. the questions were all selected in advance of the speech. It was canned. It was phony. It shows that UCI is full of bull.


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