Government pre-schools are limiting parental options
Parents sending their three- and four-year olds to preschool are facing increasing pressure to use government schools, as secular, elitist educators use government funding as a back door to remove parental choice from pre-school options.
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Teachers Unions: A Brief Thought
Teachers unions constantly demand more pay and more benefits. They say that it’s “for the children”. There is a valid connection between quality work and pay. Good teachers that can make better money elsewhere can do so without compromising the notion of “for the children”, if that’s even the slightest bit true. They are doing it for different children, that’s all. There is nothing wrong | Read More »
Virginia school indoctrinates students, #occupy-style
It’s like they’re not even trying anymore: School defends ‘Occupy’ song for 8-year-olds A Virginia school district is defending a song allegedly written and performed by a group of third graders about the Occupy Wall Street movement that conservative bloggers are calling a form of indoctrination. The song, “Part of the 99,” was performed by children at Woodbrook Elementary School in Albemarle County, Virginia. A | Read More »
Hollywood Hate-fest (2011 edition)
The Hollywood (Liberals) Hate-fest and urge to reinforce the Indoctrination foundation they lay through the schools of everything positive about Liberal/Progressive solutions to the ills of the Country/Planet and mocking of anything/everything “Conservative.” This also, of course, includes their disdain for Military (and Freedom-Fighting)… Coming soon to a Theater near you are more of the usual-suspect and retread plots of anti-Americanism. which leads me to | Read More »
America’s Youth & The American Dream
As a member of the generation that put Obama in office, I am a rarity among my age bracket. I am a conservative. I was often baffled by the responses to “why should I vote for Obama?“ The prevalent response was “because he’s not George Bush. “That’s true, but what did it have to do with our current candidates? “Because he is not George Bush” | Read More »
Let’s Take The Language Back.
For far too long the left has managed to control the language of the political debate… not that there’s been much debate with this Congress. The left are masters of the non-specific. It’s usually a word, or a turn of phrase, that serves to divert conversation and debate away from an objective not their own. Assigning predominantly Republican cities and states the color red, as | Read More »
Free Speech? Only If You Speak The Language Of The Left
Universities are supposed to be areas where there is open debate and free speech is prized…unless you deviate from the leftist ideology. From the CarmiTimes.com: The University of Illinois has fired an adjunct professor who taught courses on Catholicism after a student accused the instructor of engaging in hate speech by saying he agrees with the church’s teaching that homosexual sex is immoral. The professor, | Read More »
Why You Should Go See “Robin Hood”.
Yeah, yeah, I know. The new Russell Crowe movie, “Robin Hood”, opened to mixed reviews (most implied that it was mediocre, at best); therefore, like a lot of you, I was going to wait until it came out on video to see it. Then, I happened to stumble upon this column on Real Clear Politics written by Cathy Young. Ms. Young begins her column by | Read More »
Australia — Teachers are being paid to quit their jobs.
Part of the buyout agreement is a mandate for the individual to change careers plus a ban from any government teaching position or any other government job for at least three years. The offer applies only to teachers who have ten years or more of service “without the required skills and enthusiasm” and “demonstrating a lack of contemporary teaching skills”. What the bloody hell does | Read More »
The US And Socialism: A View From The Inside.
While I’m away with family today, I’d like to introduce you to the lady who pulls all the levers and oils the bearings that make this thing work. Doing a daily column is a lot of work and my editor Dee is the one who gets it all done. Here is her guest editorial. Skip. Living in Britain for a number of years has given | Read More »
, Daniel Hannan
, Freedom of Speech
, Geert Wilders
, Michael Savage
, Welfare State
Education – A Fight for our Survival
The first article is the defense of an initiative at the University of Minnesota teaching standards. In the second article, this initiative is criticized. It is an interesting look at what the collectivists in teaching schools are doing to ‘raise standards’ in teachers themselves. http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentary/75058307.html?elr=KArksc8P:Pc:U0ckkD:aEyKUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aULPQL7PQLanchO7DiUr http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentary/70662162.html?elr=KArksc8P:Pc:U0ckkD:aEyKUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUUr It is sometime difficult to understand the particular positions of a collectivist. Since they are | Read More »
More anti-Americanism — Coming Soon… to a Theater near you
The Hollywood (Liberals) Hate-fest and disdain for Military (and Freedom-Fighting) continues… Coming soon to a Theater near you are more of the usual-suspect and retread plots of anti-Americanism. which leads me to have to ask: Will any PROTESTS be coming soon to those Theaters near you that show them?!?!? It would NOT be unprecedented – people were out protesting Dan Brown’s: Da Vinci Code, at | Read More »
Can You Tell Me How To Get, How To Get To Indoctrination Street
[Cross-posted at Athens Runaway] To head off any arguments at the pass, yes, this might be nit-picking. But it’s the symptom of a larger problem. According to National Geographic, the kids’ television show Sesame Street will be teaching kids about the joys of “sustainable living.” Sustainable living? You mean like eating your pets? From Stuff.Co.Nz: The eco-pawprint of a pet dog is twice that of | Read More »
Liberal Indoctrination through Lesson Plans with 2010 Census
Apparently the only time that liberals care about the Constitution is when it can twisted into an excuse to indoctrinate our children. In a recent interview, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke discussed how the 2010 census, and its accompanying federally created lesson plans will expose school kids to the process. Locke also mentions that the administration giving serious consideration to another stimulus package. U.S. Commerce Secretary | Read More »
Tags: 2010 Census
, anita dunn
, Barack Obama
, Commerce Secretary
, community organizer
, gary locke
, glenn beck
, Illegal Immigrants
, Michelle Bachmann
School Officials Propagate The Lie That Palin Banned Books
Feisty school teacher challenges school officials over librarian who put up a display propagating the lie that Sarah Palin banned books. Palin’s picture was displayed next to a sign that read……Sarah Palin + Banned Books = Censorship during Banned Books Week at library.
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