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Communism on Parade? High School Marches to Marx and Lenin

RobertMN Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 8:19 AM
The theory is that Government should decide what's best for the individual -- which is counter to the principles of this country. And if you knew anything about history, you would be aware of the utter nightmare societies spawned by this "fine" theory. Because once you give a handful of people the power to decide everything for the rest of a country -- they will us it. And as soon as they decide something that is not good for you -- and they will -- you'll be the first to cry: "Oppression! Revolution!" Learn to stand on your own two feet, sonny. That's what this country is all about.
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“What do you think of this?” So began a phone call from Todd Starnes of FoxNews radio. Starnes asked me for a comment on a shocking story: A band at a high school near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania performed a halftime show titled, “St. Petersburg 1917,” a musical commemoration of the Bolshevik Revolution, replete with hammers and sickles, military uniforms, and red flags.

“No way,” I responded. “Are you sure this wasn’t a joke, a parody?”

It wasn’t. And parents of the students aren’t...