Dr. David Deming's Letter "Higher Education" at OU

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"My name is David Deming. I have been an OU professor for 27 years. This letter expresses my personal viewpoint as a citizen of Oklahoma speaking on a matter of public concern. I am not a spokesperson or representative of the University of Oklahoma.
Higher education in Oklahoma has been taken over by a small group of radical left-wing political extremists whose views and goals are in no way representative of the vast majority of the people of Oklahoma. These people are not liberals. Hateful and irrational, they do not believe in democracy, free speech, or freedom of conscience. Their goal is to indoctrinate students in leftist totalitarian ideology and suppress all dissent by any means possible. They maintain control and power by bullying and intimidating anyone who disagrees with them. See for yourself: watch the video that shows the humiliation and profane cursing of OU President Gallogly at a Jan. 22 public meeting. In 2017, Kirk Humphreys was forced to resign from the Board of Regents at OU.
OU President Gallogly has made a commendable effort to get the budget under control. But he’s barely begun to nibble around the edges. One example: in 2015, OU created an “Office of University Community” whose mission is to enforce political correctness on campus and indoctrinate students in left-wing political doctrines such as white privilege, cultural appropriation, and social justice. In October of 2018, the Office of Community sent out a memorandum warning students to not engage in “cultural appropriation” when choosing Halloween costumes. Think about that in terms of budget discipline: OU maintains a staff of ten people to regulate Halloween costumes...."
 

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Things have changed, when I was a student there, it wasnt anything like that. In fact the most controversial things on campus during my time was preacher bob and the one or possibly two times I filled the south oval fountain with jello.
 

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Things have changed, when I was a student there, it wasnt anything like that. In fact the most controversial things on campus during my time was preacher bob and the one or possibly two times I filled the south oval fountain with jello.
Wtf? Same here. If this can happen there then it's here as well. This needs to have their own weapons turned against them and call them out everywhere. Kudos to David Dening.
 
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David Deming went on to write:
" • OU has a “Gender + Equality Center” staffed by five people that put on an annual “Crimson and Queens Drag Show.” Other wasteful boondoggles at OU include a Gay Lounge, Islamic Prayer Room, and a Center for Social Justice that publicly boasts of training students in political activism (of the type that was on display when President Gallogly was attacked)."
 

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Things have changed, when I was a student there, it wasnt anything like that. In fact the most controversial things on campus during my time was preacher bob and the one or possibly two times I filled the south oval fountain with jello.
Believe me when I say this, coming from someone who has recently graduated from OU, there is an inherent and silent rule to not support anything even remotely "right" or face ridicule or possible violence. Last election really hit me because I honestly felt I would face violence from other students if I dared to outwardly support Trump. All the while I would see a Bernie stand on every corner in support of him. It's disgusting what has happened on campus.

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Believe me when I say this, coming from someone who has recently graduated from OU, there is an inherent and silent rule to not support anything even remotely "right" or face ridicule or possible violence. Last election really hit me because I honestly felt I would face violence from other students if I dared to outwardly support Trump. All the while I would see a Bernie stand on every corner in support of him. It's disgusting what has happened on campus.

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Brilliant retort. Just what one might expect. Take another couple of hits reefer boy. Your argument is with Deming, not OSU supporters. He's one of yours. Just like Porky.

Well, to be fair he didn't really say what he meant by "that sounds like shit".

If I were in that environment, not only would I NOT be afraid to express myself, I would be constantly trolling them.
 

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leftist totalitarian ideology
It's frustrating to see these sheep saying they fear that Trump is a wannabe dictator while at the same time they are screaming at the top of their lungs for the government to take 100% control of the health care and energy industries in this country, and defending, vehemently, the total abuse of power the FBI took to investigate an opposition political party in a presidential election. Yeah, obviously going to college does NOT make you smarter.
 

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It's frustrating to see these sheep saying they fear that Trump is a wannabe dictator while at the same time they are screaming at the top of their lungs for the government to take 100% control of the health care and energy industries in this country, and defending, vehemently, the total abuse of power the FBI took to investigate an opposition political party in a presidential election. Yeah, obviously going to college does NOT make you smarter.
Hypocrisy becoming a pandemic. Conservatives had better take a cold hard look at our professors, in college in particular. The VAST majority are liberal and Socialism is jammed down our kids throats like drugs. Conservative parents are basically paying "professors" to turn the next generation into Socialists.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/oct/6/liberal-professors-outnumber-conservatives-12-1/

https://onenewsnow.com/education/2018/05/05/39-of-colleges-have-0-republican-professors

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-09-17/colleges-have-way-too-many-liberal-professors
 
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Hypocrisy becoming a pandemic. Conservatives had better take a cold hard look at our professors, in college in particular. The VAST majority are liberal and Socialism is jammed down our kids throats like drugs. Conservative parents are basically paying "professors" to turn the next generation into Socialists.
https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/oct/6/liberal-professors-outnumber-conservatives-12-1/

https://onenewsnow.com/education/2018/05/05/39-of-colleges-have-0-republican-professors

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-09-17/colleges-have-way-too-many-liberal-professors
Professor Deming...also wrote about "Grevience" studies at OU

"• For some 25 years, I have witnessed the slow and insidious subversion of OU from an educational institution to one that is devoted increasingly to political indoctrination. More than anything else, the cancer seed that drives this process are the “grievance studies” programs: Women’s Studies, African-American Studies, and Native American Studies. Grievance studies are entirely devoted to promoting radical left-wing ideologies that subvert traditional American values of individualism, democracy, tolerance, and freedom. These programs have nothing to do with the people they take their names from. Native Americans, for example, are an important and valued constituency in Oklahoma. Great people! But most Native Americans want what other Oklahomans want: good jobs in areas such as nursing, engineering, geology, and computer science–not indoctrination in leftist political ideologies.

• Grievance studies have never been fields of genuine scholarly study. What passes for scholarship is laughable. At OU we have a professor of women’s and gender studies whose research speciality is the feminist interpretation of “Hong Kong martial arts films.”
 

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Brilliant retort. Just what one might expect. Take another couple of hits reefer boy. Your argument is with Deming, not OSU supporters. He's one of yours. Just like Porky.
Since he didn't quote any single person, I believe he was just stating an opinion about the state of ou at this point.

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Brilliant retort. Just what one might expect. Take another couple of hits reefer boy. Your argument is with Deming, not OSU supporters. He's one of yours. Just like Porky.
Since he didn't quote any single person, I believe he was just stating an opinion about the state of ou at this point.

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Exactly. This was so not the sentiment back in my day. It used to be pretty awesome
 

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Since he didn't quote any single person, I believe he was just stating an opinion about the state of ou at this point.

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Exactly. This was so not the sentiment back in my day. It used to be pretty awesome
It's a hard sell to imagine a goon mouth-breather having the stones to criticize anything Uo related.

With lickum and leaveum Boren and the rest of the ongoing girl hitting shit show etc, etc, etc, being the status quo without comment and all........
 

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Since he didn't quote any single person, I believe he was just stating an opinion about the state of ou at this point.

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Exactly. This was so not the sentiment back in my day. It used to be pretty awesome
It's a hard sell to imagine a goon mouth-breather having the stones to criticize anything Uo related.

With lickum and leaveum Boren and the rest of the ongoing girl hitting shit show etc, etc, etc, being the status quo without comment and all........
Shut up. Take it like a man and realize you were there only person that thought that.

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