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Soldiers and Sailors Should Salute the Flag or Face Discipline


Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the social justice warrior of the day — Petty Officer 2nd Class Janaye Ervin. Petty Officer Ervin refused to salute during morning colors, the Navy is investigating, and now there’s a petition circulating demanding that no “adverse action” be taken against her. Ervin explains herself with classic SJW incoherence: “I have been proudly serving in the US Navy Reserve Force since November 2008,” she wrote, according to “I have pledged to support and defend the Constitution of the United States and to spread freedom and democracy around the world. I will never waver from that pledge. I feel like a hypocrite singing about the ‘land of the free’ when I know that only applies to some Americans. I will gladly stand again, when ALL AMERICANS are afforded the same freedom.” Perhaps in the new, fundamentally transformed military, soldiers and sailors should go ahead and provide superior officers with complete lists of orders they won’t obey for the sake of social justice. What if a sailor knows an officer supports Donald Trump, can they refuse to salute when he passes? We all know that when there’s an injustice anywhere, justice is imperiled everywhere, so let’s all take a knee at the next anthem. And the next time you’re ordered to war — to your possible death — on a ship flying the flag you scorn? Well, that’s optional too. The cause has to meet your standards for “just.” – READ MORE

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