Skip to comments.Three-Year-Olds Chant ‘Union Power’ After Reading New Children’s Book
Posted on 02/07/2013 4:24:23 PM PST by Kaslin
Is your three-year-old preschooler chanting union power these days? She might, if author Innosanto Nagara has his way.
Nagara wrote A is for Activist, a book supposedly geared for the children of the 99 percent. In other words, a new vehicle has been developed for leftists to begin indoctrinating children.
Its pretty awesome to hear a three-year-old saying union power, Nagara said in a YES! magazine interview.
But union power and student activism arent the only goals. Consider these other letters and how they are applied in the book:
B is for banner, as in a protest banner hanging off a construction crane
L is for LGBTQ, as in Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgendered and Queer
T is for Trans, as in transgendered
Z is for Zapatistas, as in Mexican revolutionary leftists
Heady stuff for preschoolers, but the indoctrinators believe the tikes are old enough to learn the basics of revolutionary thought.
Nagaras A is for Activist has been heralded by the likes of Code Pinks Medea Benjamin, who said, Many a thousand young activists bloom!
This is an amazing book for toddlers, wrote Oakland teachers union activist Mary Prophet.
The Radical teachers group Rethinking Schools gave the book its hearty endorsement, offering it on its resources page.
This beautifully illustrated alphabet reader brings a whole new vocabulary to board books, the organizations wrote about the book. For example, Kings are fine for storytime/Knights are fun to play/But when people make decisions/we will choose the peoples way. As a spirited and humor-filled introduction to progressive values, A is for Activist is a book to grow on, and return to again and again for many years. It could also be used as a prompt for older students to create their own alphabet books with a conscience.
One might ask how anyone with a conscience could even think about exposing little children to this sort of political garbage, or how any parents wouldallow it.
East Bay Express an alternative Oakland news outlet said the book is for grooming your future activist.
Children's entertainment comes with no shortage of messages: disobedient princesses learning to obey their parents; giant red dogs urging teamwork; purple dinosaurs imparting the wisdom of just being yourself, the newspaper wrote. But with a few exceptions, kids' books, movies, and music highlight only a narrow range of voices and viewpoints. Most are an implicit endorsement of stratified wealth. (After all, what are princes and princesses if not the embodiment of entitlement?) There's an acute shortage of voices from queer folks and people of color. Many have outmoded gender norms.
Who knew Barney was endorsing the perpetuation of stratified wealth?
This isnt the first leftist book with an agenda. I wrote in Indoctrination, How Useful Idiots are Using Our Schools to Subvert American Exceptionalism that another more subtle book, Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type, pushes the union agenda.
There is a war on for the minds of our future leaders. And judging by Nagaras book, theyre targeting children at younger and younger ages.
The question remains: As a parent, do you know what your student is learning?
Sounds familiar, comrades.
There is no other word for it.
In Innosanto Nagara’s case I’m all for at least burning his books.
Do I need a sarc tag?
Proud tears of joy when they get their first little brown shirts.
The kids shouldn’t be punished. The teachers who teach stuff like that should be. I hope the parents take their kids out of those schools
Oh, think of the carbon footprint!
Gays just love indoctrination. Tolerance my butt!
but they outgrow their little jackboots so quickly at that age.
I wasn’t reading at 3 years of age. I don’t know anyone who was. Kids should be allowed to be kids.
“Do I need a sarc tag?”
I think it’s too close to the truth to be sarcasm.
Are we on the way to becoming like Norkland?
Millstone. Neck. Deep Blue Sea.
Both of mine were, one was reading well at two.
Kids should be allowed to be kids.
Oh, so early reading is damaging? As opposed to what, TV? Yeah, right.
One of those two girls is at Stanford, and the other at Utah State on a full academic scholarship. Both are 4.0. One revels in social dance and the other is on the track team. You can read a paper they both wrote at the ages of 12 & 13 here.
Tell you what, you can doom your girls to completing college and getting a job just as their fertility wanes. I'd rather they had the option and satisfaction of raising a real family while they are still in their 20s. Our school system, as it is, dooms the middle class to demographic extinction, and America with it. So next time, think about it a little before telling everybody else what to do.