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  • Moral Relativists In The University: They Aren’t Who You Think They Are

    08/24/2014 1:44:13 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 31 replies
    The Aquila Report ^ | 8-24-14 | Collin Garbarino
    This year the movie God Is Not Dead preyed on every Christian parent’s fear of sending a child off to college only to have their family’s faith and values undermined by an atheist college professor espousing some form of moral relativism. The movie hinges on a certain cliché, but the cliché is a cliché because many of us took a class with “that professor.” He might not have been so over-the-top, but his prejudices were evident. The American university tends to be fairly hostile to the conservative movement. One of the core tenets of conservatism is the Judeo-Christian teaching that...
  • The Origins of Political Correctness

    08/23/2014 11:59:32 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 44 replies
    Where does all this stuff that you’ve heard about this morning – the victim feminism, the gay rights movement, the invented statistics, the rewritten history, the lies, the demands, all the rest of it – where does it come from? For the first time in our history, Americans have to be fearful of what they say, of what they write, and of what they think. They have to be afraid of using the wrong word, a word denounced as offensive or insensitive, or racist, sexist, or homophobic. We call it “Political Correctness.” The name originated as something of a joke,...
  • Conservatism and Education

    08/23/2014 11:56:29 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 3 replies
    Accuracy In Media ^ | Jan 31, 2006 | Paul M. Weyrich
    As conservatives, we seek to build on past successes wherever we can rather than start anew. Fortunately, when we look at the question of education, the next conservatism quickly finds a lot to build on. The existing conservative movement has done some things right in this area. The most important achievement is the home schooling movement. Today, over a million American children are getting real educations at home instead of being propagandized in the public schools. Unfortunately, a new problem has cropped up which the next conservatism needs to take on now, before it gets bigger. Political Correctness, which is...
  • What Are Your Kids Learning In School?

    08/23/2014 11:38:49 AM PDT · by fifedom · 106 replies
    Powerline ^ | August 22, 2014 | John Hinderaker
    (D)escriptions, written by Twin Cities area high school teachers, of how their schools teach literature classes. This one comes from Edina High School, which was once known as an excellent institution: Acceptance and inter-cultural understanding can be fostered through the use of powerful texts, discussion, analysis, and exploration in the classroom. An English curriculum grounded in social justice rests on a belief based in equity—that each person should have access to resources regardless of race, gender, ability, age, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation.
  • Common Core Equates George Washington to Palestinian Terrorists

    07/13/2014 3:30:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Last Resistance ^ | July 12, 2014 | Dave Jolly
    How many times do I have to write about the problems discovered in Common Core teaching? This time it deals with Pearson Education, one of the leading companies that helps develop and train Common Core teaching. According to their website: “As the leading education services company, Pearson is serious about evolving how the world learns. We apply our deep education experience and research, invest in innovative technologies, and promote collaboration throughout the education ecosystem. Real change is our commitment and its results are delivered through connecting capabilities to create actionable, scalable solutions that improve access, affordability, and achievement.” [Emphasis mine]...
  • The dark, intolerant, and abusive nature of the gay agenda

    06/17/2014 8:33:06 PM PDT · by lasereye · 25 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 28, 2004 | Fred Hutchison
    Over twenty years ago, I had an intermittent conversation about homosexuality with an gay man at work. Although he persistently brought up the subject, he would periodically fly into a rage and call me a bigot when I disagreed with him. That man went on to become a key homosexual organizer in my city. Five years ago I wrote a letter to the editor of my newspaper concerning how the paper was becoming an organ of gay advocacy. I forwarded the letter to a group who received regular mailings from me. One man responded and disclosed himself as a gay....
  • Brainwashing Children to 'Suppress' Design Intuition

    06/09/2014 7:49:18 AM PDT · by fishtank · 26 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | Randy J. Guliuzza, P.E., M.D.
    Brainwashing Children to 'Suppress' Design Intuition by Randy J. Guliuzza, P.E., M.D. * The Wall Street Journal praised psychological research on kindergarteners that demonstrates how a picture-rich storybook could replace children’s intuitive inferences of design with Darwinian natural selection.1 Is this a good way to apply child psychology? Boston University psychologist Deborah Kelemen has led the latest National Science Foundation funded research to help teach evolution. Her technical report appears in the journal Psychological Science. The aim of her research was to intentionally “suppress” children’s “commonsense ways,” and to “explain why animals have functional traits and show signs of apparent...
  • White Privilege

    05/27/2014 5:01:51 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 21 replies
    Front Page ^ | 5-26-14 | Walter Williams
    What would you think if your 8-year-old came home and told you that “white privilege is something that white people have, meaning they have an advantage in a lot of things and they can get a job more easily”? You would have heard that at the recent 15th annual White Privilege Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, attended by 2,500 public-school teachers, administrators and students from across the nation (http://tinyurl.com/lkoqj9b). The average parent has no idea of the devious indoctrination going on in classrooms in many public schools. What follows are some of the lessons of the conference. In one of the...
  • High school teachers lured our kids into a ‘death’ cult: parents

    05/24/2014 5:09:15 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 5-23-14 | Bob Fredericks
    It was reading, writing and religious brainwashing at this top Connecticut high school. Staffers at Avon High indoctrinated three once-happy girls into a death-obsessed religious cult that had them speaking in tongues and acting like zombies, a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by their parents charges. Three Spanish teachers and a guidance counselor “taught students to believe in superstition, magic and a non-scientific, anti-intellectual world view,” the suit says. “They lost their humor and their empathy. They began speaking in a bizarre new language. They became unable to think critically or independently. They became dependent on the school teachers and...
  • Hollywood Actress: Public Schools Are Brainwashing Kids With 'Progressive Agenda'

    03/18/2014 6:57:03 AM PDT · by GailA · 27 replies
    Heritage ^ | 4/2/14 | NA
    “Of course school is the most political, because that’s where the progressive agenda is coming out the strongest and the hardest,” said Sorbo. Sorbo said she was hesitant to reveal her faith or political beliefs publicly because of possible backlash and negative reaction from Hollywood. But she could not remain silent on education. “You people who send your kids to school, you have no idea what the schools are doing to their fresh little brains, in brainwashing them into this progressive, liberal—it’s antithetical to America, the agenda that they’re being indoctrinated with,” Sorbo said.
  • Merkel backs call for EU school lessons to counter ‘growing Euro-skepticism’

    03/07/2014 11:13:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6:00PM GMT 07 Mar 2014 | Bruno Waterfield
    School students should be given a “European Union education” in the classroom to tackle “ignorance” and growing public Euro-skepticism, according to an election manifesto signed by Angela Merkel and eight other of Europe's leaders. The European People’s Party (EPP), the EU’s biggest political grouping, is convinced such a program would improve the public image of Brussels, which has never been lower. Its manifesto for May’s European elections calls for the introduction of “EU education in schools across Europe in order to prepare the next generation for future challenges and to nurture a European approach”. […] Rather than scaling back the...
  • Kathleen Sebelius: No job loss under Obamacare

    02/18/2014 6:02:28 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies
    Kathleen Sebelius: No job loss under Obamacare By: Lindsay Kalter February 18, 2014 07:40 AM EST Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says there is “absolutely no evidence” that the Affordable Care Act will drive down employment, despite a report from the Congressional Budget Office released Feb. 4 predicting fewer people would be working. “There is absolutely no evidence, and every economist will tell you this, that there is any job-loss related to the Affordable Care Act,” Sebelius told reporters in Orlando, Fla., on Monday. “Part-time physicians are actually down since 2010, not up. The number of full-time workers...
  • College Students Sign Petition to Imprison All Registered Gun Owners

    02/04/2014 7:33:03 AM PST · by grundle · 27 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n02qgqtpRKY
  • Children Sing Praises of Affordable Care Act

    12/11/2013 6:48:16 PM PST · by garjog · 15 replies
    childrensdefense ^ | Mar 15, 2012 | childrensdefense
  • Teaching (How to Think) in the Wake of Obama

    11/05/2013 6:00:15 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 3 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11-5-13 | Mindy Schiller
    This past election season, I tried an experiment with the twelve 6th-graders in my history class: I challenged them to develop a fictional candidate and persuade the rest of us to vote for him by creating a commercial. My hidden agenda was to find out which of the kids' political positions were influenced by their parents and whether, if given the opportunity to evaluate their positions from scratch, they might choose differently. The students were ready -- dare I say waiting -- for it. See, our school happens to be in Hyde Park, that ivy-covered, venerated neighborhood otherwise known as...
  • Hollywood targeted to give health-care law a boost

    11/04/2013 9:20:49 AM PST · by mikrofon · 17 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/04/2013 | AP
    By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and SANDY COHEN 2 hours ago LOS ANGELES (AP) — The health care overhaul might get a Hollywood rewrite. The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama's signature law, recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by millions. he aim is to produce compelling prime-time narratives that encourage Americans to enroll, especially the young and healthy, Hispanics and other key demographic groups needed to make the overhaul a success. "We...
  • Philly city council wants socialism taught in schools - in praise of mass murdering dictators

    10/27/2013 9:11:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 43 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 27, 2013 | Robby Soave
    Philadelphia city council members have approved a resolution that calls for socialist historian Howard Zinn’s book “A People’s History of the United States” to be taught in public high schools. The resolution was backed by council members Jim Kenny and Jannie Blackwell, who believe that Zinn’s far-left socialist vision of American history is currently missing from high school textbooks. “Howard Zinn’s ‘A People’s History of the United States’ emphasizes the role of working people, women, people of color, and organized social movements in shaping history; not simply the version retold by those powerful enough to ensure history remembers their actions...
  • The White House Brain Initiative

    10/20/2013 4:04:49 PM PDT · by EBH · 67 replies
    WhiteHouse.gov ^ | 4/2/2013
    So here I am sitting watching the History channel, instead of NFL and they are talking about the mystery of 3, the ancient Egyptians, monoliths, and different dimensions. Out of nowhere they make a leap to a discussion of the White House and President 0bama authorizing the Brain Initiative. So I am a little more than caught off guard. Being the curious sort I immediately jump on my computer to look up this 'initiative,' and why our government would be so interested in our brains. Much to my surprise the website comes up on the first try and initially looks...
  • School Daze via Socialized Education

    10/12/2013 11:03:36 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/12/13 | Jerry Todd
    I’m sure glad our Kern County (Cal) Superintendent of Schools thinks Common Core is cool. I just don’t buy the line about all the decisions being made locally or that children can be okay with wrong answers. Until they know the basics – including knowing how to write cursive – an excellent exercise in character building and left-right brain interaction – they need time to grow straight and true as children should. The other evening, I helped a 4th grader with a 4 equation, 4 unknown math problem designed to determine if “a” was a larger or smaller number than...
  • Madison elementary art teacher posts students’ anti-Walker cartoons

    09/21/2013 2:10:19 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 17 replies
    The Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 9-20-13 | Ryan Ekvall
    MADISON — Some kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders in Madison public schools are apparently preparing for futures in either political cartooning or time on a psychiatrist’s couch. Kati Walsh, an elementary art teacher at the Madison Metropolitan School District in July posted some of her students’ drawings of Gov. Scott Walker in jail. Walsh suggests her young Rembrandts’ ideas for their sketches popped up out of thin air. “One student said something to the effect of ‘Scott Walker wants to close all the public schools’… So the rest of the class started drawing their own cartoons and they turned very political....
  • 4th Grade Students Taught: “Government Is Like Your Family”, Provides For You

    09/02/2013 4:16:49 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 23 replies
    Saving Our Future ^ | Sept. 2, 2013
    If you come from a broken or dysfunctional family, or bad neighborhood, how enticing and deceptive this indoctrination is… Via The Blaze: Fourth-grade students in Illinois are learning that “government is like a nation’s family” because it sets rules and takes care of needs such as health care and education. So says a worksheet for social studies homework that was distributed to students at East Prairie School in Skokie, Ill, complete with a drawing of Uncle Sam cradling a baby that represents the citizens. Students are then prompted to answer 10 questions comparing government and families, including how their family...
  • Pentagon Training Troops to Combat Extremists

    08/31/2013 12:50:06 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 30 Aug 2013 | John Semmens
    Prepping US Armed Forces to cope with extremists doesn't sound bad until you discover that an example of the type of extremists our troops may have to suppress are people who oppose taxes or tyranny. According to the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute training guide, America's Founding Fathers were “extremists who unjustly opposed legitimate ruling authorities.” The training guide says that “In U.S. history, there are many examples of extremist ideologies and movements. The colonists who sought to free themselves from British rule and the Confederate states who sought to secede from the Northern states are just two examples. The...
  • The Wave - what is it about?

    09/02/2009 10:34:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 82 replies · 2,385+ views
    THE WAVE.tk ^ | Last updated April, 2009 | n/a
    Note: Videos and photos included. SNIPPET: "In 1967, at the Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California, World History teacher Ron Jones was asked about the Holocaust by a student. "Could it happen here?". According to the press release accompanying the latest retelling of the events that followed, "Jones came up with an unusual answer. He decided to have a two week experiment in dictatorship. His idea was to explain fascism to his class through a game, nothing more. He never intended what resulted, where his class would be turned into a Fascist environment. Where students gave up their freedom...
  • The mathematics of using "committed agents" in reversing public opinion

    07/16/2013 5:22:01 AM PDT · by Scooter100 · 17 replies
    Cornell University Library ^ | April 2011 | various
    I stumbled across this research paper this morning. Somewhat old, but very interesting. Our tax dollars go towards government research into how they can better bludgeon "proper thinking" into our tired, battered brains. Well, I'm tired of it, anyway.... don't know about you. Name of the attached paper:  "Social consensus through the influence of committed minorities"  (April 2011). Written by:  A group of academics representing three departments at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.:  Dept. of Computer Science, Dept. of Physics, and the Dept. of Mathematics. Work Contracted by, and for delivery in April 2011 to:      a. The Army...
  • Obama at LGBT event: Nation at ´turning point´

    06/13/2013 8:42:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/13/13 | Justin Sink
    President Obama told attendees at an LGBT Pride Month celebration that the U.S. needs to get marriage equality "done now," but that he believed the nation had reached a "turning point" on gay rights. "We´re not going to have to wait that long," Obama said. "From Minnesota to Maryland, from the U.S. Senate to the NBA, it´s clear we´ve reached a turning point." The president said that progress could be traced "from the courage of those who stood up." "Eventually America gets it right. That doesn´t mean we can be patient," Obama said.
  • FLASHBACK:Eric Holder: Gun Owners Should 'Cower' in Shame Like Smokers

    01/10/2013 9:34:40 AM PST · by illiac · 43 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/10/13 | NB Staff
    The hot new video at MRCTV.org is 1995 footage of Attorney General Eric Holder, when he was the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. In his remarks before the Woman's National Democratic Club, broadcast by CSPAN 2, Holder said people should be ashamed to own guns, just the way that cigarette smokes now "cower outside of buildings" to smoke. "What we need to do is change the way in which people think about guns, especially young people, and make it something that's not cool, that it's not acceptable, it's not hip to carry a gun anymore, in the way...
  • Undoing the Brainwashing

    05/23/2013 4:20:05 AM PDT · by kimtom · 4 replies
    townhall.com ^ | May 22, 2013 | Thomas Sowell
    This time of year, as college students return home for the summer, many parents may notice how many politically correct ideas they have acquired on campus. Some of those parents may wonder how they can undo some of the brainwashing that has become so common in what are supposed to be institutions of higher learning. The strategy used by General Douglas MacArthur so successfully in the Pacific during World War II can be useful in this very different kind of battle. General MacArthur won his victories while minimizing his casualties -- something that is also desirable in clashes of ideas...
  • DOJ on 'gays': 'Silence will be interpreted as disapproval'

    05/18/2013 5:36:25 AM PDT · by blueyon · 91 replies
    WND ^ | 5/17/13 | Matt Barber
    Under President Obama, “justice” is anything but blind. Neither is it deaf. In fact, based on recent revelations, it appears to be watching your every move and listening to your every word. Still, if you happen to be a federal employee, now it’s even listening for your silence. The only thing this Obama White House seems to generate is scandal. Well, here’s yet another to add to the growing list. In addition to the Benghazi cover-up, IRS targeting of political dissenters and the illegal seizure of media phone records, whistleblowers within DOJ have contacted Liberty Counsel to express grave concerns...
  • Girls Told to Ask for Lesbian Kiss at School

    04/27/2013 6:53:11 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    Parents of children attending a Red Hook, New York, middle school are outraged after a recent anti-bullying presentation at Linden Avenue Middle School. The workshop for 13 and 14-year-old girls focused on homosexuality and gender identity. They were also taught words such as "pansexual" and "genderqueer." Parents say their daughters were told to ask one another for a kiss and they say two girls were told to stand in front of the class and pretend they were lesbians on a date.
  • Unreal… Obama to High School Kids “I’m Going to Need Your Help to Lean on Elected Representatives”

    05/09/2013 7:33:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 9, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama held a campaign stop at Manor Technical High School in Austin, Texas today. He used the high school kids as props for his speech. Obama also told the high schoolers that he will need their help to push his agenda. “Every once in a while I’m going to need your help to lean on your elected representatives…” (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Here’s the transcript via the White House website: Now, there are three things that we’ve got to focus on to create more jobs and opportunity for the middle class. First of all, we’ve got to make America a magnet for...
  • Obama Calls for Federally-Funded Pre-School for Four Year Olds

    04/12/2013 5:35:07 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 37 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 Apr 2013 | John Semmens
    Saying that too many of our children are ill-prepared for the world of the future, President Obama urged Congress to enact federal funding for pre-schools. “We need to replace the idiosyncratic influences of our ‘do-it-yourself’ methods of child rearing with a more cohesive approach,” the President said. “Leaving so much of the responsibility on each individual family is a formula for chaos. Different parents seek to instill different value systems. The result is that clashes of these value systems impede coordinated progress toward the collective well-being of all.” “In addition to providing an environment for the inculcation of better values,...
  • Army Email Labels Christian Ministries as “Domestic Hate Groups” ("Anti-Gay")

    04/09/2013 4:39:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | April 9, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A U.S. Army officer sent an email to dozens of subordinates listing the American Family Association and Family Research Council as “domestic hate groups” because they oppose homosexuality — and warned officers to monitor soldiers who might be supporters of the groups. “Just want to ensure everyone is somewhat educated on some of the groups out there that do not share our Army Values,” read an email from Lt. Col. Jack Rich to three dozen subordinates at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. “When we see behaviors that are inconsistent with Army Values – don’t just walk by – do the right...
  • Wis. Education Officials Want Students To Wear ‘White Privilege’ Wristbands

    03/12/2013 7:08:18 PM PDT · by Main Street · 35 replies
    EAG News ^ | 3-11-13 | Kyle Olson
    MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction runs several programs that heavily emphasize racial issues in public schools. white privilege and prejudiceSome feel that one of those programs – an Americorps operation called VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) – may go a bit overboard by encouraging white students to wear a white wristband “as a reminder about your (white) privilege.” Geared towards high school students, the program “seeks to build capacity in schools and districts serving low-income families to develop an effective, sustainable, research-based program of family-school-community partnerships,” according to its Facebook page. That sounds reasonable enough. But...
  • Obama to push universal preschool proposal

    02/14/2013 8:04:17 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies
    Obama to push universal preschool proposal By Rachel Rose Hartman, Yahoo! News | The Ticket – 1 hr 28 mins ago Two days after his State of the Union pledge to guarantee high quality preschool for every 4-year-old in the U.S., President Barack Obama takes his pitch on the road on Thursday to an Atlanta suburb where he will deliver a speech on the issue at a local recreation center. Obama cast his preschool plan as a way to bring low-income and minority children up to speed with higher-income children—a move he says would save taxpayer money and give those...
  • A Morally-Confused Marine

    02/05/2013 9:09:58 AM PST · by EveningStar · 34 replies
    Townhall ^ | February 5, 2013 | Dennis Prager
    Last week, the Washington Post published an opinion piece by a Marine captain titled, "I Killed People in Afghanistan. Was I Right or Wrong?" The column by Timothy Kudo, who is now a graduate student at New York University, is a fine example of the moral confusion leftism has wrought over the last half century. Captain Kudo's moral confusion may predate his graduate studies, but if so, it has surely been reinforced and strengthened at NYU.
  • Wilmington churches struck by graffiti vandals

    02/03/2013 4:27:14 AM PST · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 10 replies
    WCVB-TV ^ | 1/2/2013 | Staff
    Three Wilmington churches were struck by graffiti vandals early Saturday morning, police said. The vandals stenciled the words "brain washed" on statues, exterior walls, doors and stairs, according to the Rev. Philip Early, pastor of Saint Thomas of Villinova and Saint Dorothy's Catholic churches. A nearby Congregational church was also damaged. Early said, "Acting out accomplishes nothing." The graffiti was discovered early Saturday morning as several funerals were about to get underway.
  • In '95, Holder called for anti-gun info campaign: 'Brainwash people...'

    12/17/2012 8:13:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 17, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama promised “meaningful action” to prevent gun violence, but he didn’t explain exactly what that meant. Although a push for some kind of gun control legislation seems likely, there’s also the possibility of an anti-gun “informational campaign” as described in 1995 by then-U.S. Attorney Eric Holder. Holder, now Obama’s attorney general, proposed using various levers of media and pop culture to attach a social stigma to guns, just as smoking has been stigmatized in recent decades. “One thing that I think is clear with young people and with adults as well, is that we just have to be repetitive...
  • Zombie Entertainment: A Lesson in Cognitive Dissonance and the Red Pill

    12/13/2012 6:55:07 AM PST · by FrogMom · 93 replies
    SHTFPlan ^ | 11 Dec 2012 | Kimberly Paxton
    Zombies are the new vampires in the entertainment world, but unlike pop culture vampires, they don’t sparkle, they aren’t sexy and brooding, and you don’t want to turn into one. The most popular show in cable TV history is The Walking Dead. Dozens, if not hundreds, of zombies are slain in every episode. Head shots are taken with no more compunction than swatting as mosquito before it lands on your arm. An axe to the skull, a pick through an eye socket, blunt objects, arrows, daggers – anything goes. What’s more, it doesn’t matter if the zombie is a man,...
  • It Begins… Obama’s Ministry Of Truth Replacing Great Literature With Propaganda In The Classroom

    12/07/2012 9:48:19 PM PST · by Mozilla · 26 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 7, 2012 | Andrea Ryan
    The Obama Administration has launched its newest campaign to confiscate the minds of our children. To qualify for federal grant funds, Obama is requiring states to adopt a new program called Common Core State Standards In English. The program would wipe great works of literature from English curriculums across the country. And replace them with “information text”, such as “Executive Order 13423: Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management”, an Order, of course, favorable to the Liberal environmentalist movement. Via Lucianne, Powerline reports, Controversy is brewing over new Common Core State Standards in English that call on public schools to...
  • Hong Kong education plan draws protests (decry Chinese patriotic brainwashing)

    07/30/2012 12:32:52 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Tens of thousands of protesters paraded through Hong Kong on Sunday, waving placards denouncing "brainwashing" by China's ruling Communist Party and calling for the scrapping of plans for "national education" courses in local schools. [snip] Sunday's protesters decried this as brainwashing. Protest placards borrowed lyrics from "Another Brick in the Wall," a song by the British rock group Pink Floyd: "We don't need no thought control. Leave them kids alone." Hong Kong officials deny that the new courses - due to start in primary schools this year and secondary schools in 2013 - will mimic "patriotic education" teaching on the...
  • Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Were Tortured With Sesame Street (ROFLMAO ... Crimes Against Humanity)

    05/30/2012 8:19:49 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies
    THE INQUISITR ^ | May 30, 2012 | THE INQUISITR
    Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Were Tortured With Sesame Street Guantanamo Bay prisoners were reportedly tortured with the sounds of children’s Sesame Street songs, in an attempt to get them to talk. Al Jazeera reports that Thomas Keenan, a human rights researcher, explained that: “Prisoners were forced to put on headphones. They were attached to chairs, headphones were attached to their heads, and they were left alone just with the music for very long periods of time. Sometimes hours, even days on end, listening to repeated loud music.” Christopher Cerf, the award-winning composer of the songs used to torture prisoners at both...
  • Watchdog Group Upset by Jewish Learning in IDF

    04/18/2012 3:56:56 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/4/12 | Maayana Miskin
    The Ometz watchdog group has filed a complaint to Defense Minister Ehud Barak over rabbis’ lectures on IDF bases. The group claimed there is a “phenomenon” in which soldiers are forced to hear the rabbis speak. “Among the lecturers in the IDF are ‘chozrim b’teshuva’ [those from secular homes who became religious – ed.] who talk about the process they went through, and ultimately these lectures have an element of ‘brainwashing,’” said Ometz head Aryeh Avneri. Avneri also expressed concern over a different matter: “Recently there was a completely new phenomenon, when a man wearing black clothes and with a...
  • Va. school teacher thinks ‘Republicans are stupid’

    04/05/2012 7:59:55 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies
    Va. school teacher thinks ‘Republicans are stupid’ By Kalyn McMackin - The Daily Caller 12:05 AM 04/05/2012 A Virginia elementary school teacher told her students that “Republicans are stupid” and “they don’t care about anyone but wealthy people and businesses.” Kristin Martin said this to her 6th grade class as Republican voters were filing into the halls of Powell Elementary School in Fairfax County to vote on Super Tuesday. “It all started when this disabled kid came in and named all the Republicans candidates for Super Tuesday,” one student told The Daily Caller. “She [Martin] said to him, ‘I don’t...
  • Treason from Within

    03/30/2012 7:40:12 PM PDT · by Sioux-san · 8 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 3/30/2012 | Patrice Lewis
    Many years ago in college, I took a required psychology class. One day we were told by our professor we had to divvy ourselves up into two groups for a particular project. I don’t remember the nature of the project, but I am quite serious when I say it took us three class days to divide ourselves. Much of that time was spent discussing all the hidden hurt feelings and angst that come with being “chosen” into one group or another, reminiscent of the painful procedure of choosing sides for softball in gym class. After one day of this ridiculous...
  • Biden On The Wisdom Of Democrat Brainwashing

    03/20/2012 4:35:07 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-20-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Liberals and Brainwashing...

    03/20/2012 11:01:57 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-20-12 | The Looking Spoon
    If you haven't seen it yet check out the video unearthed by Team Breitbart revealing Attorney General Holder's affinity for "brainwashing" (yes, he literally uses that word) here.
  • How children are 'brainwashed with European propaganda' handed out by EU staff at education fairs

    01/18/2012 11:30:34 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | Last updated at 4:42 PM on 18th January 2012 | Charles Walford
    EU ‘propaganda’ is being handed out to teachers to indoctrinate pupils at a young age, it has emerged. A Brussels official responsible for providing classroom material to UK schools admitted a desire to teach youngsters about the ‘values of EU membership’ from a young age, before they are ‘misinformed’. The revelation that aggressively pro-European leaflets were being handed out at an education fair to ‘brainwash’ pupils has been heavily criticized. UKIP deputy leader and education spokesman Paul Nuttall MEP told the Express: ‘It is what we always suspected but could never prove. Now we can. They [the EU] are effectively...
  • North Korea’s ‘Mourners’: Dehumanized By Communism

    01/03/2012 2:49:43 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies
    Investors ^ | 12/28/11
    North Korea’s ‘Mourners’: Dehumanized By Communism Posted 12/28/2011 07:03 PM ET Totalitarianism: The world witnessed a grotesque spectacle Tuesday as millions of North Koreans mourned the death of the world's most odious dictator. It's a classic demonstration of the dehumanization of communism. In the free world, tears would never be shed for a monster like Kim Jong Il, the megalomaniac who ruled North Korea with an iron fist for 17 years, leaving a legacy of man-made famine, a network of Gulag prison camps for free thinkers, and bone-grinding poverty for workers unlike any other place on earth. But in a...
  • As California Mandate Looms, Some LGBT Curriculum Already In Place

    12/10/2011 12:34:05 PM PST · by Steelfish · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | December 10, 2011 | Debra Goldschmidt
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  • Fox Business News Calls Muppets Communist; Debate Goes Viral

    12/05/2011 5:18:54 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 32 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 12/05/2011 | Paul Bond
    Fox Business News Calls Muppets Communist; Debate Goes Viral A segment on the network was highlighted by Media Matters, reigniting a conversation about whether or not there are political messages in children's movies. If you Googled news about “Muppets” on Monday you were treated to hundreds of news stories and blog items debating whether Disney’s lovable creatures were Communists or not. You can thank Fox Business News and Media Matters for that. Eric Bolling of Follow the Money set the stage on Friday when he hosted a 7-minute segment that argued that The Muppets film – featuring bad-guy oilman Tex...