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Most Segregated Schools are in Democratic States

Would it be a big surprise if the states with the most segregated schools were democratic bastions?  You know, the party of slavery?  The party of Jim Crow?  The Party of the KKK?  The Party of Margaret Sanger and the “Negro Project,” AKA Planned Parenthood?  Yeah, that democrat party.  They seem to be keeping their racist traditions going, as evidenced by the following… The state with the most segregated public schools is New York. Other states with exceptionally segregated schools include California, Illinois and Michigan. These findings come from a longitudinal study of enrollment figures conducted by the Civil Rights […]

Milwaukee County Sheriff Sets the Record Straight

Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr sees the Liberal policies that have destroyed the black community for what they are, and he’s not afraid to tell you how he feels. His recently penned Op-Ed in the Washington Times lays it on the line and he pulls no punches. He gets it. He knows that big government begets dependency and dependency begets societal breakdown.   Believe me when I tell you, this is a must-read. CLARKE: Liberal policies have destroyed the black family

Public, Private, and Home-Schools

I saw where some liberals took issue with my article yesterday about a sex poster on display in a Kansas middle school. I scratch my head at statements such as,  … children ought to be raised with the necessary background to fit into a diverse society if they plan on remaining in the greater American Community.  I’m not the sharpest knife in the drawer so … what the hell does that mean? AND …Right Wingers appear to tend toward a little “Separatist Elitism” when they blow off about the advantages of private schooling and home schooling … Now folks I’ve said it  […]

Children Sent Out to Protest: Did not Know Why, Were Given Protest Signs by School

You gotta love how liberals use children.  If it’s not for human shields at occupy protests, its for backdrop at a political event, liberals love to use children to pull at the heart strings.    The latest example occurred last week, when children were sent out to send a message to Marco Rubio.  There was a problem with that, however.  The kids did not know who Rubio was, why they were out protesting, and according to a parent, were given the signs by their school.  MRC TV has more… At a Capitol Hill “Rally for Citizenship,” MRCTV’s Dan Joseph talked […]

Public Schools are Indoctrinating Kids with Anti-Gun Propaganda

They get so many other  things wrong, that I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise that public schools are indoctrinating kids into believing that  the Second Amendment means not a whole lot.  In fact, they are teaching them that the Second is pretty useless indeed.  Girls Just Wanna Have Guns has more… Boibeaux’s son is an eighth grader at Northeast Middle School. On Monday his social studies teacher gave students a worksheet titled, ‘The Second Amendment Today.’ “The courts have consistently determined that the Second Amendment does not ensure each individual the right to bear arms,” the worksheet states. […]

Right Angles Declared Racist

The teaching of right angles will be dropped from the curriculum of America’s public schools after it was announced that they are considered “racist and not in keeping with mainstream American values.” Declared DNC chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz: If President Obama’s election and reelection have shown anything, it is that it is time for America to move beyond its racist days of slavery, Jim Crow, Ku Klux Klanism and Republican party policies. Pressure had been building for years to stop teaching about right angles.  Two years ago Michael Mulgrew (pictured here) of the United Federation of Teachers told a group […]

Stealth Indoctrination, With a Side of Anti-Semitism

A great deal of indoctrination is most often “under the radar.”  The best kind is indoctrination that isn’t implicit, but implied.  Yes, indoctrination consists of the direct lies that are drilled into the soft heads of children.  However, it is also the little things in the background that are not directly part of the lesson.  It’s the things that are unspoken, but abundantly clear.  For a great example, take a look at this from Chicks on the Right… If it hasn’t been made abundantly clear that liberals want SO BADLY to rewrite history, then maybe this little news story will […]

Obama Quotes Bible in Sandy Hook Speech: Misses Irony Completely

In last night’s speech to honor the dead in the Sandy Hook shooting, President Obama quoted the Bible as follows… Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Holy Bible Matthew 19:14   There is one little problem with that, Mr. President.  These children are in public school, they cannot come to Jesus-they aren’t allowed.  Because, Mr. President, the SCOTUS decided that there is something in the Constitution that isn’t actually there, but it matched the regressive agenda.  So, God isn’t allowed in schools. And, come to think of it, […]

New Oxford High School Marching Band Marches With Hammer and Sickle

Sometimes, we get to see what happens when public school staffer believe their own propaganda.  The New Oxford HS marching band  recently took to the field wielding hammers and sickles, rankling historically literate parents and observers.  The Blaze has more… Todd Starnes wrote on the Fox News Radio website: “St. Petersburg: 1917” [was] the theme for the New Oxford High School Marching Band [performance]. Ironically, the school’s athletic teams are called the Colonials and their colors are red, white and blue. The band’s website features a picture of the group with students holding a hammer and sickle. “There is no reason for Americans to […]

Is the Perfect Government for the US Now a Dictatorship? Thoughts Inspired by Montesquieu

Montesquieu was a French social commentator and first-rate political thinker who lived during the Enlightenment. Although he most famous for his influential writings on the benefits of separating political powers up between three branches of government, another important concept that he wrote about was virtue. Montesquieu thought that the State should be a reflection of the people- “The government most comfortable to nature is that which best agrees with the humour and disposition of the people in whose favour it is established.” Let’s say that the people of a certain nation desires to all be equally poor and to live […]

If I wanted America to fail

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Okay all, I found a great new site and stumbled upon them after seeing their video in the Facebook group, Conservative Blogger Meet Up. This group, by the way is always chock full of videos, stories and info that help articulate the Conservative message. Great group, I encourage all to join. As I said above, I watched the video on my FB group page. It is a powerful, yet simple video which really exposes the left’s agenda for our beautiful country. Those responsible for the video call themselves Free Market America. Check out their website, it is well worth the […]

Public Schools are Probably Going to ban all References to Frederick Douglass

Conservatives, Libertarians, and otherwise concerned citizens have long documented the many failures of the public school system.  From mass indoctrination, to the exclusion of actual learning, the system is a victim of the public sector union, and it’s symbiotic relationship with the un-elected federal/state bureaucrat.  And, this dismal dance of failure seems to impact minority students to a far greater degree than others, particularly black children.  I did some research in late 2010 on that situation… As for graduation rates… The national graduation rate for the class of 1998 was 71%. For white students the rate was 78%, while it was 56% for […]

Milton & Rose Friedman’s Legacy of School Reform

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Besides President Reagan and Andrew Breitbart, one of the people that I look to for philosophical and intellectual support and inspiration is Milton Friedman. Here is a video that explains how his work is still having an impact on our country’s education system. His legacy lives on.

Winning school chants, “USA, USA!!!” Prinicipal says, “We want to make sure that doesn’t happen again.”

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Our loyal readers know full well that Statism and all it’s inherent subversive agendas can be, and are dangerous to our culture; eroding away our values, mores and beliefs. This story is a prime example of just such erosion. A local school district is apologizing after an apparent incident of racism at a boys high school basketball game this past weekend. When the final whistle blew Saturday, Alamo Heights celebrated a convincing victory over San Antonio Edison. Alamo Heights Head Coach Andrew Brewer said he was proud of his team. “Tremendously proud,” Brewer said. “Tremendously. It’s the best group of […]

Public School Indoctrination: Video Shows Obama in “Glorious” Light

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And it seems that the kids weren’t the slightest bit interested.  Take a look at the video, via Breitbart TV. The open indoctrination took place at the Cass Elementary School in Livonia, MI. I guess after the last three years, the “mmm-mmm-mmm” has left the building.    

Republicans May Have Better Direction for Education Policy?

Every month teacher unions from around the nation gather together to pray at the alter of the Democratic Party, offering up the usual sacrifices (unions dues) and saying the usual prayers (another term for Obama). As part of this monthly ritual held in every public school district in the nation, union leaders faithfully repeat the claim that Republicans are anti-education and that President Obama is pro-education. Let’s examine this claim in light of the a recent release from the House Education and the Workforce Committee Republicans: Late last year, the U.S. Secretary of Education took unprecedented action and announced a plan that would allow the administration to unilaterally […]

Arizona Withholds Funding From Tuscon Schools Due to Racist Curriculum: Leftists Declare Doing so “Hate:

It always useful to remember that leftists claim that any disagreement with them is hate, even if their are the ones committing the hate.  I know, it doesn’t make sense, but in the topsy-turvy newspeak of the left, it is gospel.  For a current example of that tendency to hate in the name of resisting hate, we have the public schools in Tuscon, Arizona.  If you recall, that district was under fire for having a rather controversial curriculum.  Here is a video… Here is some more, from Nice Deb… In October of this year,the “Freedom Socialist Party”  huffed: Over the summer, the […]

Big Government Failure on Display: Billions Spend on No Child Left Behind, with no Observable Results

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Big government programs, whether run by a Democrat or Republican, are doomed to failure.  It’s not particularly about ideology, though foolish ideas tend to make it worse, but at the core of the matter, government programs fail because they cannot succeed.  Large, centralized programs cannot respond to local issues or circumstances, nor can they recognize individual issues and needs.  Instead, they apply a “one size fits all” plan that usually fails to achieve its stated goals.  These fail again and again.  As for the latest example, CNS News has a report that shows that No Child Left Behind has spent […]

Apparently, Teachers Unions Think They're Immune From From Court Orders

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We’ve all heard of court orders, right?  They are ORDERS that JUDGES hand down.  These orders compel people to do, or not to  do something.  Now, if you or I were ordered by a judge to do (or not do) something, and we disobeyed it, we would face fines, jail time, or maybe even both.  However, in a strange twist of reality, labor unions, and their members are somehow immune to these orders-or at lease, they consider themselves to be.  Here is a perfect example, as discussed at Michelle Malkin… Well, there’s a different kind of aroma overtaking the city. […]

Public School Fail: When all Else Fails, Cheat!

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One of the criticisms of standardized testing is that schools will “teach to the test.”  In other words, they teach the anticipated content of the test, leading to a narrow and dumbed down curriculum.    In Atlanta, they obviously misunderstood that axiom, and decided to “cheat to the test.” A year-long investigation first orchestrated by former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue (R) and now released by current Gov. Nathan Deal (R) has unearthed cheating and unethical behavior across every level of the 55,000-student Atlanta Public School System. The Atlanta Journal Constitutionreports: “Teachers and principals erased and corrected mistakes on students’ answer sheets. […]

Some Thoughts on the "Kill all the White People" Story

I think I originally caught this at the Daley Gator, and Lonely Conservative and Maggie have also covered it.  Here is the gist of it from Lonely Conservative. “We need to kill all white people,” chanted a large group of young black men while marching through the streets of Peoria, Illinois, terrorizing citizens of all races. The Peoria Chronicle has the full accounting by a witness of the scary mob’s threatening actions. What’s most disturbing about the story is the reaction of the police. Residents are very shaken, both black and white alike. This is the fifth large mob action in about a month with […]

Quick Hits: Why are Your Children Still in Public School?

One of my most frequent suggestions here at the CH 2.0 is for parents to get their children out of the public schools-preferably yesterday.  Today, here are two quick looks at reasons why that suggestion is still relevant. First up, Soylent Green recently posted this story about training teachers to indoctrinate children.   When you go to their website, you can take a look at some of the workshops they’ve offered in the past. Here are some excerpts… Examining Your Hidden Curriculum to Improve Social Justice in Your Classroom This workshop will present a guided tour of the hidden ways we teach, such […]

Milton Friedman: Free to Choose Part 6

Here is part 6 of Milton Friedman’s Free to Choose. H/T: The Daley Gator

This is what Leftist Education Looks Like

This broke last week, but I thought it worth another look.  As most of you know, Arizona passed a law that banned curricula that are racist,  separatist, and courses that promoted the overthrow of the Unites States.  The advocates of this, of course, did not take kindly to this.  So, they sent the kiddos out to stop the local board from talking about it… Students Protest Ethnic Studies Curriculum Change: MyFoxPHOENIX.com Well, this hasn’t stopped concerned citizens from sharing their concerns.  Check out the next video that shows what is in the curriculum that these kids are defending… So, this […]

Classic Conservative Hideout: Change, Intervention, and Dependency

The concept of the government “solving” all the problems of the world has crept into our society over time. With every new program, every new entitlement, the public has  gradually become accustomed to the government solving the ills of the world. And what of fact that the government seemed to make all of these problems worse? Well, that’s neglected. After all, the government is taking care of it-I don’t have to worry about it, right? Starting with the “progressive” movement in the late 19th century and accelerating greatly since the great depression, the government has vastly increased it’s meddling in […]

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