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Parents Outraged Over School Book's Graphic Sexual Content
http://www.wlky.com/news/30264341/detail.html ^ | 1/20/2012 | Ann Bowdan/WLKY

Posted on 01/20/2012 6:36:09 PM PST by Morgana

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A class reading assignment infuriates the parents of a 14-year-old Valley Traditional High School student.

They said their daughter's questions about the book left them speechless.

The book is called "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian." "She was masturbating and (describing) how to masturbate and how she did it and also giving a boy a (expletive) and going into great detail of how to perform it," said Vincent.

Vincent took the book to her daughter's step-father, who became speechless.

"Her being the age that she's in right now, you just freeze up. You don't know what to say to a child that young," said the girl's father, Michael Basham.

It has been around since 2007, and even received the National Book Award for young people's literature.

But it has also been banned in several school systems.

The girls' parents said Jefferson County Public Schools should be one of them.

"She just started showing me all these pages all this deep detail, and it just blew my mind," said Amanda Vincent, the student's mother.

When Vincent's 14-year old daughter began reading "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," she became upset. Vincent couldn't believe the actions described by one of the literary characters.

(Excerpt) Read more at wlky.com ...


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1 posted on 01/20/2012 6:36:22 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

If anybody - ANYBODY - on this site thinks that the NEA and publik edukashun isn’t out to destroy your children...well, we’ll pity them and to blazes with you.


2 posted on 01/20/2012 6:39:55 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Morgana

And the justification for this by the ‘educator’ involved is?


3 posted on 01/20/2012 6:41:42 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: WorkingClassFilth

From the sounds of this article parents, some of them are waking up to the horrors of the NEA and Publik Skools.


4 posted on 01/20/2012 6:41:51 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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5 posted on 01/20/2012 6:42:30 PM PST by narses
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Other than the book won awards I have no clue.

I can’t figure out why it won awards.


6 posted on 01/20/2012 6:43:02 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

How do decent individuals employed in public education tolerate the perverts & freaks in their ranks?


7 posted on 01/20/2012 6:44:03 PM PST by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Because the decent are a minority in a sea of deviants and leftists.


8 posted on 01/20/2012 6:45:51 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Morgana

The pedophiles in Cell Block D rate the book “A MUST READ!”.


9 posted on 01/20/2012 6:46:44 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Morgana

It won awards because the judges are of like mind.


10 posted on 01/20/2012 6:48:18 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Morgana

And this is why my future children will NOT be attending public schools.


11 posted on 01/20/2012 6:48:49 PM PST by caldera599
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To: skeeter

“How do decent individuals employed in public education tolerate the perverts & freaks in their ranks?”

Easy to understand: Disagreeing with the agenda makes life exceeding difficult and may result in being fired.

Note: That 14 year old is atypical. Thanks to President Blow Job (AKA Bill Clinton) the sad fact is that oral sex is not uncommon among fifth graders.


12 posted on 01/20/2012 6:49:23 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: Morgana

Probably the awards came from Liberal orgs.


13 posted on 01/20/2012 6:50:07 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Morgana

Because it paints white people as racist.


14 posted on 01/20/2012 6:50:53 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Morgana
Amazon reviews: 4.5 stars
5 star: 194
4 star: 52
3 star: 12
2 star: 7
1 star: 13
15 posted on 01/20/2012 6:59:27 PM PST by wideminded
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To: Morgana

Two parents have woken up, at least.

Too bad they slept through most of the damage done to their 14-year-old daughter. Oh well, not all children have parents who love them.


16 posted on 01/20/2012 6:59:39 PM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: Morgana

This is what you call sexual harrassment. The girl did not want to be approached with the teacher’s pervert porn in class and the authority figure in the classroom would not stop when told to back off by girl’s parents.

If you did this to an employee at the office, you would be sued for sexual harassment.


17 posted on 01/20/2012 7:01:08 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Morgana

I just don’t understand how conservatives can continue their kids in government schools. Would they hire a babysitter from a company pervaded by perverts and devoted to moral nihlism? No, but they send their kids off to the Indoctrination Camp every day without much of a bother.

Mostly, it’s because of “not my child’s school,” “not my child’s teacher” syndrome. Everyone consoles themself that it’s just the OTHER guy’s school that is part of a corrupt institution.

There are many options besides government schools.

Moreover, if every conservative took their kids out of government schools, it would put a considerable and efficient hurt on the power of Leftism in this country. And do so immediately.

What are you waiting for? Go for it, parents.


18 posted on 01/20/2012 7:01:14 PM PST by fightinJAG (So many seem to have lost their sense of smell . . .)
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To: Morgana

This is simply child pornography. Something the Libs absolutely love.


19 posted on 01/20/2012 7:03:13 PM PST by pabianice (")
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To: Morgana

By law, this girl could not, without her parents’ consent, have seen a movie depicting what she was assigned to read in middle school.

She could not go to 7-11 and buy a magazine describing these incidents in great detail.

Had her neighbor showed her a book with this crap in it, or told her about these sex acts in great detail, he would be liable for prosecution for child sexual abuse.

Yet a government school shoves it in her face. And had she not had the relationship she had with her parents, leading her to discuss it with them, it might have had its intended (by Liberals) effect.


20 posted on 01/20/2012 7:05:06 PM PST by fightinJAG (So many seem to have lost their sense of smell . . .)
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To: Morgana; SwinneySwitch; Diddle E. Squat; deport; Ben Ficklin; zeugma; MeekOneGOP; Fiddlstix; ...

Fortunately in Texas, proposed textbooks have to be approved by the Texas Education Agency before they can be adopted by local school districts. There’s lots of conservative activists involved in the review process, so it’s hard for leftists to ram through leftist propaganda into public school text books.


21 posted on 01/20/2012 7:10:25 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: WorkingClassFilth

It is what I have been repeating hundreds of times. Burn textbooks and destroy the DOE. It is out to intentionally destroy your children and make slaves of them.

Sex Ed is designed by cultural Marxists to destroy the innocence of children. When they do teach sex to young children—they remove morality from it and reduce it to an animal act. They expose kids at young ages to sick ideas where their focus is reduced to body parts instead of intellectual pursuit. They become cynical and distrustful of adults and they make fun of the opposite sex. They lose all respect for the opposite sex and become obsessed by sex since the adults seem to be focused on it. Children emulate the adults. You teach them about sex and they will engage in it.

Children are too immature to even understand the emotional aspects of the sexual act. Innocence in children was considered important after Rousseau and the middle ages—which didn’t protect children. Rousseau stated that intellectual capacity and growth is destroyed to large extent once you get children interested in sex. Yes, you can sexualize children. Abused 5 year olds are known to hump other children on playgrounds. It is learned behavior—like homosexuality. They normalize it—children do it and it destroys children and their future. They become addicts and mentally ill. Homosexuality is actually a mental illness caused by emotional and physical abuse in young children and during sexual identity formation.

Since Sex Ed was inserted into public schools-—morality and God has been destroyed-—promiscuity, abortions, STD’s etc., are up 700 % or more. Cultures can not exist without sexual restraint-—and sex ed encourages sex and promiscuity in children. (I think they are grooming the boys for the pederasts like Jerry Brown must be.)

They strip all behavior of morality-—and all cultures collapse if the have immoral people—you can have no economic prosperity when people are immoral and there is no trust. Plato knew that and Machiavelli and the Founders said that Virtue was necessary in all Republics for freedom.

Corrupting children is easiest to do by destroying morality by teaching the sex acts and normalizing unnatural sex acts like sodomy which destroys all logic and cognitive skills. They will be easily brainwashed and conditioned—because they have no analytical skills-—destroyed by cognitive dissonance. You can’t teach Lies to kids and then expect logical thinking. Never will happen.

Destroy the family and you destroy the emotional and normal sexual development of all children. Marxists are out to kick out God (destroys our legal system and Natural Rights) and create immoral people so govt. can take total control because otherwise you have complete chaos.


22 posted on 01/20/2012 7:10:34 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law.)
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To: Morgana

So Kentucky is a little sister of californicate? Who knew?


23 posted on 01/20/2012 7:13:10 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: savagesusie

This is easy to fix. Read the worst parts to the school board and higher politicians.


24 posted on 01/20/2012 7:15:45 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: savagesusie

Well said and I agree 100%. Thank you.


25 posted on 01/20/2012 7:17:07 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Morgana

“”Vincent took the book to her daughter’s step-father, who became speechless.

Her being the age that she’s in right now, you just freeze up. You don’t know what to say to a child that young,” said the girl’s father, Michael Basham.””

Yeah - it’s putrid and sickening but does no one ever proofread what they write? I simply cannot read articles that have contradictory information in them.


26 posted on 01/20/2012 7:18:22 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Morgana
They hand out books to KIDS that cannot be read or even shown on public TV.

No problem there. The agenda is to utterly destroy children then America from the inside.

Parents who hear about this probably think it's to absurd to be true.

27 posted on 01/20/2012 7:20:55 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: narses

Is that a Lippo lippi picture?


28 posted on 01/20/2012 7:54:01 PM PST by 31R1O
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To: Paleo Conservative

Of course, this is NOT a “textbook”, it’s just a “literary” work. A narrative book assigned by teachers or department heads at the particular school.


29 posted on 01/20/2012 8:11:50 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: fightinJAG

Exactly right.


30 posted on 01/20/2012 9:24:45 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Paleo Conservative

“Fortunately in Texas, proposed textbooks have to be approved by the Texas Education Agency before they can be adopted by local school districts. There’s lots of conservative activists involved in the review process, so it’s hard for leftists to ram through leftist propaganda into public school text books.”

LOL. I watched some of those discussions they had. The liberal heads were exploding. I can’t remember all the stuff they were arguing about.

One thing I do remember was how the libs wanted to eliminate all that old stuff about the founding fathers and include more about more recent years in order to be more interesting and relevant to today’s children.


31 posted on 01/20/2012 9:27:09 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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Another reason.
32 posted on 01/20/2012 9:34:09 PM PST by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: Paleo Conservative

Does the same thing apply to required reading materials??


33 posted on 01/20/2012 9:56:28 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Morgana
Has anyone notified Corner Canyon High School in Draper Utah (who didn't let the students name their team the "Cougars" due to fears of sexual overtones)?

And speaking of that, isn't the term "Indian" RAAAAAAAAACISTTM?

Cheers!

34 posted on 01/20/2012 10:09:09 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: caldera599

Your future children? Keep us posted!


35 posted on 01/20/2012 10:49:59 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: MaxMax

I have been to librarian’s conventions, the large book trade shows, not a heterosexual in the bunch.


36 posted on 01/20/2012 10:56:01 PM PST by VA40
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To: savagesusie
Children emulate the adults.

Indeed, they emulate your very movements. I think most parents fail to recognize the dominating influence they have, mostly because their children devote so much effort to disobedience.

You teach them about sex and they will engage in it.

This stands in contradiction to your immediately preceding statement, it seems to me. You can talk all you want, they will watch what you do.

37 posted on 01/20/2012 10:58:33 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: fightinJAG
Had her neighbor showed her a book with this crap in it, or told her about these sex acts in great detail, he would be liable for prosecution for child sexual abuse.

I would suggest that the parents should push for prosecution of the teacher for just that.

What I would like to know is what would the typical legal consequences be in most states if you just beat the living crap out of the teacher?

38 posted on 01/21/2012 12:12:34 AM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Morgana

Sounds like “Penthouse Forum” rather than a text book.
Let the kids be kids, at least for a little while. Why burden them with adult matters like Oral Sex and masterbation? This I blame on Bill Clinton.


39 posted on 01/21/2012 3:28:53 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: SaraJohnson
If you did this to an employee at the office, you would be sued for sexual harassment.

You make an excellent point! Just having the book in the workplace would likely be interpreted as creating a hostile work environment.

40 posted on 01/21/2012 3:35:17 AM PST by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: smokingfrog
Does the same thing apply to required reading materials??

The state of Texas won't pay for it. It's not like college where students buy their text books. I doubt a teacher would buy a copy for each student.

41 posted on 01/21/2012 5:20:04 AM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: the OlLine Rebel
Of course, this is NOT a “textbook”, it’s just a “literary” work. A narrative book assigned by teachers or department heads at the particular school.

I it's an assigned reading, wouldn't each student have a copy? If so, that would mean the school district would pay for the copies. In Texas, the school districts wouldn't be allowed to spend money to get the materials that aren't on the state approved list.

42 posted on 01/21/2012 5:32:05 AM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Paleo Conservative

As I understand the story this was an assigned reading project. I’m guessing the school has a group of books from which the students can select from to accomplish the assignment. That is what the story hints at and this list must be approved by some council, local maybe. Parents can object if they follow procedure. I doubt that all the students were assigned or selected the same book to read, probably first come first served. JMO


43 posted on 01/21/2012 6:59:42 AM PST by deport (..............God Bless Texas............)
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Pinging BOTH homeschool lists because this is one of those things that's SOOOOOOO bad that everyone needs to see it.

44 posted on 01/21/2012 7:51:52 AM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: blueunicorn6
The pedophiles in Cell Block D rate the book “A MUST READ!”.

If I were to take a Penthouse magazine and open it up in front of a 14 year old, boy or girl, would I not be guilty of sexual abuse of a minor?

45 posted on 01/21/2012 8:19:19 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Neo-communist equals Neo-fascist)
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To: deport
As I understand the story this was an assigned reading project. I’m guessing the school has a group of books from which the students can select from to accomplish the assignment. That is what the story hints at and this list must be approved by some council, local maybe. Parents can object if they follow procedure. I doubt that all the students were assigned or selected the same book to read, probably first come first served. JMO

My original point was that in Texas, it would have been vetted by the TEA at the state level. Local left leaning school boards in Austin wouldn't be able to push their own texts and assigned readings.

46 posted on 01/21/2012 8:22:52 AM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: fightinJAG

Well, a district attorney in MA some years ago informed a parent that public schools, museums, and libraries were exempt from pornography laws.

I guess it would be a good idea for parents to check out the school’s reading list, among other things, before enrolling their children. You probably can a lot about a school’s culture by checking out their reading lists.


47 posted on 01/21/2012 8:26:08 AM PST by goldi
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To: Morgana

This is tame compared to NYC. Where mandated for 11 year olds include studying different types of condoms and mapping a route to the nearest abortion clinic and its also very graphic and pro-perversion.


48 posted on 01/21/2012 12:26:39 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Morgana
"I can’t figure out why it won awards."

That's easy. It won "awards" (notice no one can tell you which awards, or from whom) because it's filth that only degenerate lefties would love for kids. That is a fact.

I offer this example from my own life: When one of my daughters was a junior in high school, she was enrolled in an Honors English class. They were assigned, as part of their course work, a Toni Morrison (a black wench who is the absolute darling of the left) "novel" to read. In the first two pages of the book was a graphic description...and I mean GRAPHIC...of incestual rape. It only went downhill from there.

I wish I was kidding. Saw it with my own eyes.

I was furious. Her mother was furious. We called a meeting with the principal and the teacher.

Keep in mind this is a new high school in a very upscale neighborhood.

We show up, and in the principal's office sit the "teacher" and the head of the school's English department. You probably guessed it: The "teacher" was some dumpy, bespectacled 20-something who I can guarantee you never got asked for a date in her life. All she was missing was sensible shoes, best I could tell. Uber-lib....idiot.

I'll summarize by saying I proceeded to eviscerate this little bitch in front of her bosses (the principal seemed bemused; I called his sorry ass on that, too....but the English Dept. head, a middle aged woman, seemed very uncomfortable). I never once raised my voice....which was very hard.

When it was time to wrap up, I leaned forward in my chair toward this little snot-nosed, sarcastic little bitch....and I said the following:

"Some day, young lady, you may actually get lucky and be asked to get married. Not sure in your case, but it's possible. You're still young. Then, you will probably have children. One day, and I guarantee it will happen, one of your kids will pick up the remote control and "surf" to some TV channel with content you will NOT want them to see. You will find yourself diving for that remote to change the channels IMMEDIATELY."

"When that day happens.........I want you to remember this conversation today."

49 posted on 01/21/2012 1:07:49 PM PST by RightOnline
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More evidence that insane and evil perverts are running the school systems. SOME - a very few - local schools might be generally okay, but even in the 80s I noticed that apparently "innocuous" text books for grade school kids had hints and innuendos of all manner of leftist propaganda, using methods that many parents would not notice. And now their propaganda is far from subtle. Anyone with kids in school needs to see EVERY SINGLE PIECE OF MATERIAL that is being used, every video, every single thing. Everything. And of course many schools do not want parents to know what's being taught. They will lie.

50 posted on 01/21/2012 1:22:27 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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