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Anti-homeschooling bigots strike again

Dave1608 Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 7:39 AM
Please tell me this commentary is really from eight years ago! I just saw it this morning in a footnote in another related commentary. But even if it's a reprint and just came out again yesterday, the fact that no one has commented suggests a lot of people either don't care about homeschooling being maligned or people aren't paying attention. Frankly, I think many Christians (who themselves have been well indoctrinated in the public schools--and churches, too) are quite ready to believe the kind of propaganda Michele is warning about here. The secularists are winning the battle for the mind!

 The public school establishment hates homeschoolers. They've smeared the movement as a conspiracy of conservative Christian zealots. They've scoffed at homeschooled kids as social pariahs. They've painted homeschooling parents as uneducated and negligent.

And now, under the guise of preparing students for a violent terrorist attack, educators in one public school district are casting homeschoolers in the role of bomb-detonating militants.

 The story about a mock terrorism drill involving a local school district in the Muskegon Chronicle starts out innocently enough:

  "Local school district transportation directors instigated the exercise because they wanted to test their abilities...

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