Politics

Sen Marsha Blackburn Tried To Save Military from Wokeism: Democrats Blocked It.

Sen Marsha Blackburn introduced two amendments for the 2023 NDAA that were designed to at least slow down the march toward wokeism in the US Military. Democrats shot them both down.

“Communist China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea do not care what our soldiers’ pronouns are. The Biden Defense Department should focus energy on combatting our adversaries — not wokeism.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)


The Blackburn amendments: Democrats stopped them

Sen Blackburn’s two amendments to the NDAA were voted down by Senate Democrats. The “Stop Experimenting With Military Children” amendment was designed to allow parents to be the center of their child’s education. It required teachers to notify the parents of “any matter relating to their child’s mental, emotional or physical health or well-being.” It flew against the narrative that teachers found it ‘appropriate’ to keep secret from a parent a child’s transition from male to female or vice versa. The amendment also required schools to notify parents of any health care the child might receive – which would theoretically prevent any school from giving a vaccination or treatment without the knowledge of the parents.

The second proposed amendment was, “Keeping Our Military Focused On Lethal Threats.

“Instead, Joe Biden’s military leaders are secretly attempting to turn our brave war fighters into social justice warriors,” language accompanying the text stated.

The amendment would have required the under secretary of defense to brief Congress on spending related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. It would also empower Congress to use its power of the purse to monitor DOD spending and keep the agency from using funding as a “blank check” for DEI spending.

The senator points to a letter from Defense Secretary Mark Milley to Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., the ranking member of the Armed Services Committee, from earlier this year stating that the military spent 5,889,082 man hours on climate change and DEI activities.

Fox

The US Air Force also spent $68 Million on DEI issues. [DEI = Diversity, Equity, Inclusion.]

The Pentagon assures us that the men and women in our military can indeed protect our nation. History is cyclical. There are situations coming that will ultimately reveal whether or not that narrative is true.

***

H/T Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children

Related:

Turn your back on Big Tech oligarchs and join the New Resistance NOW!  Facebook, Google, and other members of the Silicon Valley Axis of Evil are now doing everything they can to deliberately silence conservative content online, so please be sure to check out our MeWe page here, check us out at ProAmerica Only and follow us at Parler, Social Cross and Gab.  You can also follow us on Twitter at @co_firing_line, and at the new social media site set up by members of Team Trump, GETTR.

While you’re at it, be sure to check out our friends at Whatfinger News, the Internet’s conservative front-page founded by ex-military!And be sure to check out our friends at Trending Views:Trending Views

Faye Higbee

Faye Higbee is the columnist manager for Uncle Sam's Misguided Children. All of her posts on Conservative Firing Line are also posted on Uncle Sam's.

Related Articles

Our Privacy Policy has been updated to support the latest regulations.Click to learn more.×