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An anonymous source from the airline industry reportedly approached conservative pundit Ashley St. Clair with some unsettling information. Following this secret exchange, St. Clair has asked United Airlines a tough question. If her implications, backed by her source’s revelations, prove to be true, it could be a bomb that rocks the entire aviation industry.

Thanks to her source, Ashley is raising questions about a specific incident that took place last summer: a July 29th flight that ended with the airplane nearly totaled. She’s inquiring about who was operating the plane because her source claims the co-pilot was actually an unqualified hire made under the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion movement. If true, could this DEI hire have played a role in the reckless incident?

Here’s what she said in her thread on X:

Hey @united

On July 29, a United plane was nearly totaled after a hard landing

Who was flying that aircraft?

Was the co-pilot a former flight attendant who was FIRED and then rehired through United’s DEI program despite being on a list to not return to United?

Am I correct that this individual failed multiple trainings including simulator training?

Am I also correct that United has covered up this DEI disaster and many others?
Was the #2 at the Denver hiring center also onboarded through DEI? Did she or did she not change fail grades for DEI hires because “it makes the numbers look bad”?

Did the instructor who failed this co-pilot ask corporate why they passed him?

As our airline industry falters, this issue is raising genuine concerns among many Americans. From outdated equipment to archaic technology to pilots dying suddenly and passengers losing their minds mid-air, American travelers are rightfully worried. Among those concerned Americans is a United States Senator, J.D. Vance. Here’s what he had to say on X:

The FAA has assured me the 737-MAX is safe – last night’s near catastrophe calls that determination into question.

Pilots have filed safety complaints on these aircraft, many of which had just rolled off the production line, at a rate which is unbecoming of American aviation.

My own family has flown on 737-MAX aircraft multiple times in the past year. Every American deserves a full explanation from Boeing and the FAA on what’s gone wrong and on the steps that are being taken to ensure another incident does not occur in the future.


Meanwhile, Transportation Secretary Buttigieg is still on maternity leave…


The massively disruptive computer outage at the Federal Aviation Administration this week that caused thousands of cancelled or delayed flights has put Americans uncomfortably face-to-face with the technology behind US air travel — for at least the second time in a month.

As the country once again picks up the pieces, beleaguered air travelers may be wondering why flying suddenly seems so vulnerable to devastating IT problems.

The answer involves not just aging hardware and software, but also institutional failures that have made updating the technology more challenging, according to current and former industry officials, government reports and outside analysts.

It seems as if pilots are getting sick and dying at an alarming rate.

Revolver has delved into the “diversity disaster” unfolding in the airline industry, a situation that could potentially put both crew and passengers in danger. In an industry where expertise is without question a top priority, many are worried that skill is taking a backseat over gender and skin color. Revolver has pondered the same thing.


The case of Damian Campbell and the near-collision incident in Austin, together with numerous other such incidents, raise troubling questions that deserve a deeper dive. Revolver News conducted an investigation into the matter in considerable depth. We spoke with several air traffic and FAA personnel, most of whom insisted on staying anonymous and off the record.

While the disturbing decline in aviation safety is complex and multifaceted, we identified two major contributing factors that have received scant media attention. The first such factor is the likely contribution of disastrous COVID-era policies to the staffing shortage of many air traffic control rooms. The second factor is that aggressive affirmative action policies implemented during the Obama administration have resulted in a catastrophic collapse in the quality of controllers. In short, COVID policies have gutted the quantity of air traffic controllers, and diversity policies have gutted the quality of air traffic controllers, creating unprecedented danger for the aviation industry.

Revolver calls what’s happening in aviation a “crisis of competency,” where airlines are putting progressive policies above safety.

The aggressive substitution of merit in favor of diversity has led to a so-called competency crisis, jeopardizing not only our ability to generate innovative technology but, in a more dire sense, our ability to simply maintain the proper functioning of various complex systems vital to our existence as a first-world civilization. Despite the superficiality of “diversity” as a matter of rhetoric, the reality of diversity as an ideological, cultural, and legal imperative is not merely cosmetic—far from it.

While a full treatment of this topic would run far outside the scope of this article, we have discussed elsewhere the manner and extent to which the affirmative action regime is embedded deeply into the law, economy, and every major institution in the country.

While this article was being written, another “airline disaster” took place, this time involving Alaska Air and a window that blew out at 16,000 feet.

Sadly, there’s so much more to the story about our faltering air industry. We encourage you to read the entire Revolver piece and get informed before you hop on your next flight. Here it is:

Crash Landing: The Inside Scoop About How Covid and Affirmative Action Policy Gutted Aviation Safety