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December 2012 Blog Posts (18)

Common Core Curriculum: Why all the cool kids are reading Executive Order 13423

By  Published December 27, 2012

A war of words is brewing. But this one doesn’t involve slinging insults. It’s a battle over what forms of writing – novels, poems, and non-fiction – will define English…

Added by Harry Mathews on December 28, 2012 at 10:13pm — No Comments

The Case Against Public Education

By Daren Jonescu…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 26, 2012 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Chicago Reporter Refuses to Report Teachers Union Links to Socialist Groups

12-20-12 Kyle Olson

The Chicago Teachers Union and Action Now (formerly known as ACORN) staged yet another protest Tuesday, this time targeting so-called Chicago “fat cats.”

Video from the event reveals that the local Chicago media – particularly Christian Farr of NBC 5 – is disinterested in reporting the radical nature of the union and its allies. Farr said that he’s too “objective” to report such news, even though it occurred right before his eyes.…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 26, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

School Obama's Daughters Attend Has 11 Armed Guards

Hypocrite: a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings

What's good enough for the proletariat is apparently not good enough for the Politburo




Added by Harry Mathews on December 24, 2012 at 6:46pm — No Comments

Is the United Nations Coming for Our Children?

By Dana Gabriel

A global transformation is being manifested through corporations, the media, entertainment, and the educational system. The social engineers and the agents of change wish to purge our children's beliefs, value system, independence, and individuality. Their fragile little minds are being molded and shifted into groupthink, while parental authority and influence are being undermined.

The United Nations, through its numerous agencies and treaties, is undermining…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 24, 2012 at 10:52am — No Comments

Any Questions?

A 1997 high school shooting in Pearl, Miss., was halted by the school's vice principal after he retrieved the Colt .45 he kept in his truck.

• A 1998 middle school shooting ended when a man living…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 23, 2012 at 6:13am — No Comments

Clinton enacted an assault weapons ban from 1994-2004, here's the results:

11/15/95 - Lynville, Tn School shooting

2/2/96 - Moses Lake, Wa School shooting

2/19/97 - Bethel, Ak School shooting

10/1/97 - Pearl, Ms School shooting

12/1/97 - West Paducah, Ky School shooting

4/24/98 - Edinboro, Pa School shooting

5/21/98 - Springfield, Or School shooting

4/20/99 - Columbine, Co School shooting

5/20/99 -…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 20, 2012 at 6:11am — No Comments

National Education Standards Trade Literature for Reading Government Documents

Rachel Sheffield December 15, 2012

No more King Arthur stories, kids—you’re going to start reading some information-packed government documents instead!

Adding to…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 18, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

NBC’s “George Washington” and Spielberg’s “Lincoln”


by David Barton…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 16, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments


by George Leef

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 3:58pm

For years now, evidence has been mounting that America has badly oversold higher education. We know that many college graduates end up unemployed – most of the Occupy Wall Street protesters were jobless college grads. We know that many more are underemployed, working as bartenders or office clerks or aerobics trainers. And we know that because we have been scraping the bottom of the barrel to get kids into college who have…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 10, 2012 at 7:21am — No Comments

Who Needs a Father?

Alexander's Essay – June 16, 2011

'It Just Takes a Village' to Raise a Child, Right?

"It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for their usefulness, their respectability and happiness." --James Wilson…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 9, 2012 at 8:32am — No Comments

U of C Lab School Teacher: Use History Books not Textbooks

(editor’s note: Paul Horton, American History Teacher at my Alma Mater The University of Chicago Laboratory School does not use history textbooks. The Lab school, as it is known, was listed by the Wall…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 8, 2012 at 11:54pm — 1 Comment

Catcher in the Rye dropped from US school curriculum - Agenda 21 Emphasis

Schools in America are to drop classic books such as Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye from their curriculum in favour of 'informational texts'.

American literature classics are to be replaced by insulation manuals and plant inventories in US classrooms by 2014.

A new school curriculum which will affect 46 out of 50 states…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 8, 2012 at 11:53am — 1 Comment

Elementary school locks kids who misbehave in therapeutic box

Controversy abounds in southwestern Washington after a mother posted photos on Facebook of a padded, cell-like room not much larger than a telephone booth at Mint Valley Elementary School in Longview.



Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 11:56pm — No Comments

School Tells 6-Year-Old to Remove God from Poem Honoring Her Two Veteran Grandfathers

A North Carolina community is community is embroiled in controversy after a school ordered a 6-year-old girl to remove the word "God" from a poem she was supposed to read during a school assembly marking Veterans Day at West Marion Elementary School, Fox News reports. The poem, which honored…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 7:13am — 13 Comments


You will observe from the last 2 postings that:

Kinky Sex Clubs on Campus is OK,

God is not.


Got it?


And, by the way, this happened ON YOUR WATCH!

Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Harvard OKs Campus Kinky Sex Club

This is what you get for "only" $35,000 per school year in tuition

by Seeing Red AZ 11-30-12

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“Kink on campus” — Another sign of societal degradation…


Added by Harry Mathews on December 1, 2012 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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