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

NovusOrdoSeclorum Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:27 PM
Never attended classes? What? Did you go to college? There was a time when people respected our President regardless of whether or not they agreed with him. Posters on here love to talk projection... I think it's a crock, generally, but, perhaps you're the one who's jealous of Mr. Obama.
mhubbard Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:53 AM
There was also a time when people who were in classes with the President, could talk about seeing him in those classes. No one, in classes with Obama, can recall seeing him in class. No one. Don't tell mee that his classmates were 100% Republican and lying, because that is as believable as over 100% of a precinct voting for Obama.
tripmom92 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 1:41 AM
why would anyone be jealous of the worst president in our history. He's certainly not a good role model... too much deceit, corruption and underhandedness in himself and his administration. Scandal after scandal..... cover up after cover up.....
NovusOrdoSeclorum Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 12:33 AM
What Presidents, then, in your opinion, deserve respect?
HomeschoolEducator Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:41 PM
There was also a time when the president DESERVED respect as a man. This man does not deserve my respect. I will respect the office, but not the man who has sworn to defend the Constitution...who then does everything he can to trample it.

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...