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The Role of 'Educators'

brood Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:05 AM
You are right. We are not exceptional. Well, not anymore. Now, with all of that knowledge expanding your brain to overwhelming you know why???? Politics. Nothing more, nothing less. Or should I say...nothing LEFT. We are all equal!!!! We are a world now...not just nations. So the field must be leveled. Share the wealth...spread the wealth. Lift them up, and bring us down. Oh world...I do apologize deeply for America. We thought ourselves great. And you could not sad. We can be humble. We have nothing to be proud of. ..................................................What a bunch of leftist whooey! If the left and DC would llift their collective boots from the throat of Americans ...
brood Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:11 AM
...the world would again ride the wave of prosperity unequaled in history. No one can hide their failures and their faults, but they should not tear a nation down or cower should rise above them and learn from them. The left in this country are now being led by socialists who can mark their failures and dowfalls by failed and destroyed countries in great numbers. America learned from it's mistakes and moved on....with Capitilism, and a republic of free people and free thinkers in free markets (note the word FREE here please). Your leaders seem to think that because we are America, Socilaism can somehow suddenly work. And it's people like you that will help us find out, yet again, that it doesn't.
Many years ago, as a young man, I read a very interesting book about the rise of the Communists to power in China. In the last chapter, the author tried to explain why and how this had happened.

Among the factors he cited were the country's educators. That struck me as odd, and not very plausible, at the time. But the passing years have made that seem less and less odd, and more and more plausible. Today, I see our own educators playing a similar role in creating a mindset that undermines American society.

Schools were once thought of as places where a...