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Teacher: Hurricane Sandy a Result of 'Massive Theft of Atmospheric Commons'

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:39 AM
Portland, Oregon high school teacher Tim Swinehart is entitled to his opinion. He's not a competent authority on the subject, and not qualified to teach it.
Jules65 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:51 AM
His opinion should not enter the classroom. If he cannot, or will not, leave his opinions at the schoolhouse door, he should be fired. No question about it.
The "teachers" who insist on bringing their political beliefs into the classrooms of our schools, are nothing more than incompetent at their jobs. They have still not learned what their jobs are, to teach whatever subject they are assigned. Let them get real jobs in the real world and see how they do. Not well, I would bet.
Social justice activist teachers see natural disasters like the recent Hurricane Sandy as opportunities to bring their political agendas into the classroom.

And they rarely miss an opportunity.

Writing for the far-left Zinn Education Project (named for the late communist professor Howard Zinn), Portland, Oregon high school teacher Tim Swinehart opined:

“Hurricane Sandy, and the superstorms that will follow, are not just acts of nature—they are products of a massive theft of the atmospheric commons shared by all life on the planet. Every dollar of profit made by fossil fuel companies relies on polluting our shared atmosphere...