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Posted By: Pluperfect, 8/23/2020 4:46:09 AM

Ever wonder how we got to this point? How did a nation that defined itself with the superlatives, “land of the free and the home of the brave,” “America the Beautiful“ and “one nation under God” turn into a broken culture with no boundaries, no borders, no law, no order and no soul so fast? How did we lurch from being the United States into a divided people so quickly? Where did this all come from: the vitriol and vice, the anger and hatred, the looting, the riots, the destruction, the nihilistic confusion, the science-denying gender-bending sexuality, the suicidal infatuation with socialism,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: nina584 8/23/2020 6:35:43 AM (No. 518119)
Take a look at the California teachers union and the national teachers union. They are national Marxists demanding defund the police and specifically removal of police from schools. I guess they forgot all the school shootings. Their Marxist ideology is what they want to teach and have been teaching it unchecked for quite a long time. Take a look at antifa. Those are their pupils. Wake up !!!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: privateer 8/23/2020 7:05:18 AM (No. 518124)
I wonder how the Marxists would like a nationwide 'De-fund Public Schools' movement? They are way too cozy in their own little 'cells'. The public should not me forced to pay for the pollution of childrens' minds.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DW626 8/23/2020 7:29:16 AM (No. 518133)
Lost it? Too many have given it away.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MMC 8/23/2020 7:53:16 AM (No. 518158)
Best thing about Covid-19- shut down of schools! Parents had to take charge- saw how abysmal the quality of education- and are selecting private, charter, homeschool options. Crisis reveals character, not make it. Teachers, districts all showing their true selves.. The audacity of some school districts demanding parents not monitor their kids online work.. Really? What is wrong with the schools? The 70’s when mom really went back to work, said school be the educator, nanny, feed my kid- I am finding myself and a career! I am not blaming mom- I am a mom! But with family devolving, the state/marxists marched in...
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Reply 5 - Posted by: janjan 8/23/2020 8:13:48 AM (No. 518181)
Well folks, this is what we have let it come to. Government employees, i.e. public school teachers, have put themselves in charge of our children and our participation or even knowledge of what is being taught is not only discouraged, it is forbidden. You should need no further proof of what their real mission is. The ‘messy business’ of indoctrinating our youth into the liberal mindset needs to be done in secret. Now would be a very good time to look for an alternative arrangement.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: seamusm 8/23/2020 9:17:07 AM (No. 518236)
Easy answer to the the question, 'How?'. Absent God and worshipping His enemy whether overtly or just in deeds, no nation can long withstand the consequences of Sin - which is Death.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 8/23/2020 9:19:16 AM (No. 518238)
I am a public school teacher. I am ready for the dismantling of public schools. There is nothing - NOTHING - good coming out of the university education schools. They are dens of Marxism and social justice nonsense. The humanities departments of universities are infested with these mindless simps, spewing nonsense as fact in speeches not discourse. As long as this is permitted to go on, there is little hope for our republic.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 8/23/2020 9:33:22 AM (No. 518255)
It began in the Sixties when cowards and malcontents starting going to college because it was a deferment from going to Vietnam, which was an "unjust" war against communism. Education was the only curriculum they were able to get through so they became Marxist professors like their kinsman Bill Ayers, O'Dumbo's ghost writer. We are living with the third generation of that today and they became worse because they don't even know why their grandfathers wore Che Guevera T-shirts and their grandfathers didn't either. Cut the public schools off at the roots by eliminating their huge base of property tax money and make it all independent and private. If the stupid and the lazy can't cut the workload, so be it. There is always Burger King and slavery to fall back upon.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: red1066 8/23/2020 9:33:50 AM (No. 518256)
Parents lost control of their children's education decades ago. I'm thinking sometime in the mid sixties. So the parents of today and probably their parents weren't even born when the take over of the school systems by liberal government took place. Nice that at least somebody's noticed this by now.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDConservative 8/23/2020 9:51:17 AM (No. 518267)
Sorry to say, most parents don't look at (public) schools as any more than day care "learning" centers. They didn't lose control...they didn't want control. Just pay the teachers what they want and get the kids out of our hair.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: HonestDon 8/23/2020 9:58:08 AM (No. 518273)
LONG ago, the "teachers" union took over the "teaching" of our children in government schools. IMO, the most important elections, the ones that shape our future, are for local school boards, and they have gone unresearched and unchallenged for over 50 years. So now, the administrators, deans, principals and teachers of today are all PRODUCTS of the indoctrination system established all those years ago. PAY ATTENTION starting today, although it may already be too late.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: little guy 8/23/2020 10:05:43 AM (No. 518277)
I'm sorry to have to disagree but it is not just the teachers & schools ... it is mainly the parents who are at fault. If your little Jaden or Caitlyn is a spoiled brat who hates America look no further than in the mirror for the cause! Millions of parents have become disengaged in their kids lives, let alone their education. This is what happens when you think, incorrectly, that the state can and will look after your children with your best interests at heart. Wrong! The state will just push it's own agenda --- especially if it is counter to the family's values of right & wrong, patriotism, religion and belief in God, etc. How else do you explain children who come out of these retched, Marxist public school systems but show up at Trump rallys anyway? It's the parents influence that does that ... not school. In Poland, in the 1960's & 1970's the schools preached the worst forms of communism and anti-God beliefs in their schools along with the standard ABC's, math, etc. --- yet those kids came out of that system of hated and God-lessness ... and promptly overthrew their government! They did that because of a strong family at home that countered the indoctrination.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: HotRod 8/23/2020 10:36:01 AM (No. 518312)
Unions share a single characteristic: They are all in business for themselves. The education unions are no different. The evil people saw a large group of people that could be recruited into a union, and moved in. The union organizers promised all kinds of money and benefits, protection for incompetent teachers, and protection from parents. In schools of the 1950s, we would occasionally have a parent sit in a class to observe. Try to sit in classes today, in the government schools! Some schools do not give homework, so that parents can't see what the kids are being taught! Parents have no input to curriculum or other elements of the school programs. It's now up to parents to step in. Don't leave your children to the government and unions. Their objectives are no longer in the best interests of your child's education or future!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Chuzzles 8/23/2020 10:39:31 AM (No. 518314)
End Unions and tenure in the K-12 portion of our education system, and parents could finally roll up their sleeves and clean up the rot infesting their schools. The fact that teachers have been whining about parents hearing what they are telling the kids during lessons tells me that they know exactly what they are doing, and why parents will indeed blow a gasket when they hear it from teacher's own mouth. Demanding that the school day be 'our little secret' is something that child molesters tend to tell kids so the parents don't find out and get angry. We are reaching a breaking point here between the schools and the parents. Nobody comes into my house and demands they get to keep secrets from me with my kids. Nobody. IMO, this is another reason for either private schools, or figure out how to home school kids. Get the grandparents involved to help out if it is a single parent home. Our kids are our posterity and the greatest resource we have as a nation. Let's protect them.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Timber Queen 8/23/2020 10:48:52 AM (No. 518327)
Parents and non-parent citizens have been complaining about the public schools for decades. How many Republican presidential candidates promised to get rid of the Dept. of Education? How many Republican candidates for senator or congress critter did the same? During the Tea Party days we learned the Repubs were actively working against us and our values as well as the Democrats. How many conservative candidates won elections, but they lost the counting of votes? Senators in Minnesota, governors in Washington state, congress critters in Orange County, CA and so many more over decades lost their seats through outright open fraud. What was the GOPe response...law suits that took years and even though won by the Republican the Dem still kept their office. Californians voted against illegal aliens getting welfare and against gay "unions" so the Democrats took us court and our state AG refused to defend us. The Marxists win their lawsuits and are given remedy that is unavailable to conservatives. The Left has been using cancel culture for decades, it is only since President Trump that it has taken to social media and the streets. Do we really get the government we vote for in elections? No. Yet, this mantra is brayed by red staters against blue state conservatives as if elections are fair and the vote count accurate. They pontificate and virtue signal along with the best of the Marxists, complaining bitterly that it is the refugee Californians, New Yorkers and Illinoisans that are turning their states purple. Those states would have to have the population of China to have such influence in the square states in the middle. Red staters seem to forget that the same Commies have taken over their colleges, their high schools and elementary education. You've got plenty of home-grown native radicals of your own. Isn't Oberlin College in Ohio? President Trump knows this reality and knows every state, the entire country, is at the last exit ramp off the freeway to hell. The Left loves the mantra, "all politics are local," and they are correct in that assessment. Instead of snarking at blue state conservatives, start snarking at your red state commies. (Rant over.) MAGA (squared): Make America Godly Again to Make America Great Again
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Arby 8/23/2020 11:10:44 AM (No. 518355)
The pandemic is the perfect opportunity to reverse this process, to look for new methods of educating our students and our children. The ed schools are hotbeds of radicalism and general intellectual silliness. They are also pits of mediocrity. Charter schools, voucher systems, home schooling, Catholic schools . . . and now I'm seeing online schools that teach the great books. Just about anything is preferable to what we have now. They are literally indoctrinating our students and working to create democrat voters, not informed citizens and learned, happy people. Along with stark problems of illiteracy this should be the civil rights issue of our generation.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: NotaBene 8/23/2020 11:23:54 AM (No. 518377)
Great opportunity to record the Marxist teachers as they indoctrinate our children. Expose them. Donald Trump the Great wants schools open, Beijing Biden wants masks and shutdowns. Suburban women of America unite!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2 8/23/2020 12:30:14 PM (No. 518443)
I'm told that a big rural high school conducts remote learning by telling kids to review their work before the school got shut down, then press a button that they accomplished it. How's that for education? You wouldn't have to do a thing except press a button. This is what local school property taxes are paying for not to mention state taxes and fed taxes.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 8/23/2020 1:32:57 PM (No. 518508)
@#1 - Teachers Unions all over the country actually want more school shootings. It's all in an effort to weaken the 2nd Amendment, and thus the Constitution in general. Can't have permanent socialism installed without first ridding the nation of our governing principles. For socialism to prosper, children must be sacrificed at the altar of progressivism.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: franq 8/23/2020 1:33:16 PM (No. 518509)
Right now the entire education system is up to its neck in feces, with no resolution in sight. Remote learning? Hello! McFly! Might as well give the seventh graders their HS diploma now. Try to imagine the job pool in 10 years. Only those with names like Vishnuparti or Wong will have any semblance of intelligence. All due to a made-up crisis.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 8/23/2020 1:41:19 PM (No. 518516)
Not really off topic... Those 2 monsters who stole the 7 year olds MAGA hat, called him vile names and slapped his mother around are products of public education. From preschool to college. This is what public "education" is churning out. Had enough yet? Defund the department of education Break the teachers unions School vouchers for all to use as they see fit Charter schools Home school Special ed as parents see fit Take back America. It starts with education. MANA Make America Normal Again
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Reply 22 - Posted by: DeweyCA 8/23/2020 1:56:38 PM (No. 518531)
I have been saying for over a decade that all classes in schools should be recorded and kept for one week so that students can review the lesson, and kids who were absent can see it. The technology and storage is affordable. This would also allow parents to view any lessons that their kids are being taught. As a result, teachers would also be much more careful about indoctrinating our kids since they would know that they could potentially be held accountable for what they teach. This would also protect against any false claims of indecency against teachers. Any good teacher should have no problem with this proposal, but unions will fight to the death against it.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 8/23/2020 2:24:56 PM (No. 518541)
So glad everyone has caught up to me I’ve been pointing out these commie pukes in education my entire career of teaching/counseling ....25 years of fighting these little sh*theads in our public screw-els! I could tell you so many stories that would turn your stomach in anger at how they secretly plot against conservative veterans like me in their Marxist political theater! Thanks everybody I agree with you all! Schools need a complete make-over! Today!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Penny Spencer 8/23/2020 2:41:53 PM (No. 518554)
I retired from the classroom (aka, Liberal Hell) twenty years ago and things had already gone south. As a staunch conservative in the Public Schools, it was one of my goals to present the other side as much as possible. It was like swimming upstream, unfortunately. I don't know if any of us conservatives made much of a difference. At least I l lived in a right-to-work state so I never joined the union. The saddest part of it all was that when I tried to tell my non-teacher friends what was going on in the schools, they couldn't have cared less. "We're home schoolers, so it doesn't effect our kids." Now we're all reaping the rewards of their indifference.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Zigrid 8/23/2020 3:03:09 PM (No. 518574)
Every civilization has it's ups and downs....I'm not making excuses for the chaos....just being realistic....I truly believe every adversity has an equivalent benefit.... perhaps the china virus keeping children away from public schools has been a good thing... parents have reengaged with their children....they have seen their parents struggle to take care of them....to feed them... to keep them safe....and the teachers union's demands have hardened the resolve of citizens to get some answers.....
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Reply 26 - Posted by: or gate 8/23/2020 8:22:03 PM (No. 518862)
Maybe they should shut down all schools and let the kids use the net to get their commie training.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 8/24/2020 12:08:00 AM (No. 519008)
We got to this point because both parents work/travel while their trophy kids sit at home unsupervised playing video games. Nobody has their hand on the switch to know how their kids are being indoctrinated.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/24/2020 2:01:33 AM (No. 519050)
The first part of the title is also correct. "Parents have lost control of their children" Seems like a low blow to many parents that they have to teach all of the kids they brought into the world. Some of these kids come home from the hospital in a carrier, go to daycare, then to school and somebody else takes care of them.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: mizzmac 8/24/2020 9:00:24 AM (No. 519218)
Teachers are engaged in "the messy work of destabilization"? What the sam hill is THAT? Oh, you mean destruction of the values taught them by their parents? Public schools are doomed to fail with this kind of agenda. And taxpayers with no children or children not incarcerated in pogroms of character "destabilization" should opt out of paying school taxes. Why should we pay for such destruction?
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KENOSHA, Wis. — Downtown buildings set ablaze by arsonists were still smoldering from the night before when Kirk Ingram started to paint an angel on his boarded-up store front. Ingram, a Democrat who runs a massage therapy business, said the war-zone images of his city on TV — armed people running through the streets, burned cars and broken windows — were bolstering President Donald Trump's get-tough message. Maybe a few uplifting murals could start to tell a different story about Kenosha, Ingram said Wednesday. Trump has attempted to frame the violent unrest in the wake of Jacob Blake’s shooting as
‘This is embarrassing’: All eyes on Biden
interview as his eyes appear to be reading
a script
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Posted by Imright 8/28/2020 10:03:31 AM Post Reply
Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s performance during an interview late Thursday on CNN captured plenty of attention, but for all the wrong reasons. Speaking with CNN host Anderson Cooper, the Democrat nominee continuously stared off-screen, almost as if he was reading talking points from a script. Watch (*Cringe warning):(Tweet/Video) While it’s possible that he may have simply been staring off into space as he spoke, that wasn’t the impression gleaned by critics, including former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell and Fox News host Laura Ingraham. Look:(Tweet/Video)
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