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Rotten to the Core: Obama's War on Academic Standards (Part 1)

conservative_one Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 8:43 AM
Time to save our heroes, the Founding Fathers from the History Revisionists! Time to teach the value and uniqueness of our countries Constitution. We are an exceptional nation without need of fundamental change. Time to protest our 'progressive' media that functions as a liberal propaganda machine 24/7. Challenge the media at every turn.
LesFalin Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:06 PM
Cancel your newspaper and magazine subscriptions. Bring down the liberal print media.

Use TiVo and fast-forward through the commercials. Bring down the liberal broadcast media.

Read books from the public library. Bring down the liberal publishing industry.

Stay away from movie theatres. Bring down liberal Hollywood.

America's downfall doesn't begin with the "low-information voter." It starts with the no-knowledge student.

For decades, collectivist agitators in our schools have chipped away at academic excellence in the name of fairness, diversity and social justice. "Progressive" reformers denounced Western civilization requirements, the Founding Fathers and the Great Books as racist. They attacked traditional grammar classes as irrelevant in modern life. They deemed ability grouping of students (tracking) bad for self-esteem. They replaced time-tested rote techniques and standard algorithms with fuzzy math, inventive spelling and multicultural claptrap.

Under President Obama, these top-down mal-formers -- empowered by Washington education bureaucrats and backed...