Skip to comments.U.S. History Textbook Guts the Second Amendment
Posted on 09/17/2013 8:20:32 PM PDT by rktman
Author John J. Newman has some explaining to do. His textbook, United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, literally rewrites the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.
On page 102 of Newmans book (page 134 of the PDF version), the author cuts the Second Amendment in half and leaves out several key words.
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Call him out on everywhere online it and kill his credibility. Then he won’t be so ready to follow the AntiChrist’s wishes the next time around.
Agreed. Parents need to be vigilant at all times to make sure their kids aren’t indoctrinated by the leftist propaganda that passes for education today.
Public school is de facto child abuse, imho.
Almost the only way you can ensure they aren’t indoctrinated with left wing propaganda is home schooling. The insidious lefty curse is very, very sneaky.
OMG...I just scanned my GD’s 5th grade history text today.
On the 2A it was abysmal. I’m thinking of asking the indoctrinator/teacher for *equal time* when he gets to that chapter.
And I bet the authors cannot even define what the “militia” is.
But to be fair, I am not certain what the “militia” is in todays modernity.
That’s been going on since the 1960’s. I still have the textbook.
Thank you for taking the time to look. Gotta be on your game at all times. Sadly, some of the younger “educators” are clueless based on what lies they are led to believe in college. Lucky for me my kids are all grown. So now, gotta watch out for what the indoctrinators are feeding the gran chilluns.
They gutted the 1st Amendment as well: “Congress may not favor one religion over another (separation of church and state).”
I haven’t read the whole thing, but agree that anyone who still has a child in this public school system needs to pull their kid/kids and do their own educating - great resources out there, including the actual Constitution unrevised.
Yup. Me too. So, I kinda figured where this was going to end up but at the time wasn’t smart enough to realize how far it would actually go. And I apologize for being part of the problem then. Working solutions now. It ain’t easy.
you just might get to find out [
Just saying that the armed Patriots may be forced to form militias if and when the Usurper in Chief makes a move that finally cannot be ignored.
Ok, I see and understand.
But according to 10 USC 311, everyone is already in the militia, (the language is, well, confusing, to say the least).
So, in your scenario, one would have to forsake one militia in deference to another.
I pray to God that this never happens. Some folks have a notion that it would go badly for the organized military, if they were to agree to such a venture. I think differently.
Folks think they would have time to organize, train, and have a meaningful supply train for such militias. You aren’t going to play catch up with a young military who just had twelve years of combat operations...
Again, lets just pray it doesn’t go that way.
my scenario occurs only after the collapse - totally agree that whatever militias exist now are not sufficiently trained and armed to go up against the Govt.’s resources. I, too, pray this never happens. As with most bullies, I think we are dealing with cowards. There is always hope that Good Men will prevail, God willing (and that’s the dicey part).
Yes, militias for self defense against the mongrel hordes after the collapse is a must.
Great catch. I wonder what else we’d see if the guys finger and hand wasn’t in the way.
All text books endorsed by the public schools should be burned. Revival of the McGuffey Readers-—anything prior to that evil John Dewey and his progressive secular humanists. It is all laced with an evil, subjective “worldview” (psychology) to destroy the Western Christian worldview which founded this nation and lasted until John Dewey.
All the books have numerous “mistakes” that have been chronicled for decades-—and nothing is ever corrected. http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=99129&page=1
The public school books are designed to blur/flip the Truth-—to confuse children intentionally-—not present things in logical order-—so that kids will not master math/reading and to make them into dumb, ignorant ACORN thugs who are so full of pride that they are unteachable.
I am not joking-—and it is even worse than I state above....way worse-—it is embedded psychology to destroy Virtue in children, destroy their desire for true knowledge—sexualize them to corrupt and warp their development and destroy curiosity and respect and awe for life, human beings, themselves and learning.
Without Virtue, there is no “Free Republic”. (Socrates/Montesquieu/Founders).
I once found a history book from the 20’s or 30’s, I should have kept it. It was very interesting.
Half or more of the active duty would fight with the people in such a scenario. Then add a largeer percentage of the veterans equally well trained, many of whom were recently involved in that same on bat.
It will go bad for the military who turn on the people and the Constitution they are sworn to bear true faith and allegiance to, and protect.
The military will follow orders, even bad ones because it has been conditioned. The new army with Wiccans and homo’s running things to the point where an airman close to retirement can be booted for not agreeing with his boss on “gay marriage” is not the army that is going to stand up to a domestic tyrant.
The second amendment mentions a militia and the people. I don’t believe the intent was that they were interchangeable. Militias are inherently armed, people aren’t. The stated purpose of the amendment was not that a militia is necessary to the security of a free state, but that a “well regulated” militia is. It seems to me the people were given the right to bear arms as a means to regulate the militia so it doesn’t become oppressive. This is why progressives want to disarm the people. There isn’t a country in the world that would come save our people from our own government. Once we lose the 2nd amendment, it’s bye bye to the rest of the constitution.
It doesn’t matter what the definition of militia is, because the second amendment’s operative language doesn’t tie the right to keep and bear arms to the militia. The first couple of clauses serve as preamble, then there’s the “shall” statement. It’s the shall statement that matters. What it says is that the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. Its legal meaning is not modified by the opening clauses.
But the left wants us to focus on the opening clauses instead. They know the notion of a militia is archaic and mostly irrelevent nowadays, so they always emphasize it in the discussion, precisely because they want the second amendment to seem archaic and irrelevent. That’s what the writer of the textbook is up to.
I think you misunderstand what the framers meant by “well regulated”. What they meant is well equipped.
Perhaps. I’ve never heard of regulated meaning equipped but I guess it’s possible. I’ve always understood regulate to mean control or limit as does it’s Latin root which means to control by rule. The framers of the constitution had just fought a war against a government that became oppressive and I believe the right of the people to bear arms was written because they knew it could happen again.
Well, “equipped” probably shades it too strongly as referring strictly to equipment. It’s broader than that. It means more like being in a state of readiness — which includes equipment but it also refers to a level of organization and discipline. What I don’t think the framers meant is something like limited.
To be fair, the author says right there he’s summarizing each amendment, not quoting it.
That for 2A is kind of a stupid summary, but he’s not “changing the wording” of 2A.
You need to see Viva Christo Rey (there is another name for this movie) for an example of this. I think the anglicised name is For the Power and the Glory. In any case it is the story of a 1920s Mexican revolt against the Government over governmental abuses against the Catholic Church. It is a powerful movie that had a short release in the US. But, it covers the supply train to the rebels in great detail. Not easy.
They have to try and dumb it down so the average, moronic ebonics user can understand anything.
Correction: The anglicized movie title is “The Greater Glory”.
There are fare more serving than the MSM or pols will say that know what their oath means. That is why the DHS issued the threat watch about vets.
They know that there are lines they will not cross because “following orders” does not mean violating the Constitution. The time is coming when they, ourselves and other vets are going to have to stand and fight, and these power mongers will force it on us.
Newman is also claiming that was “no devious intention in the definition”. Typical liberal excuse when they are caught with a hamster and a plastic pipe.
Or private school. I send my daughter to a Christian academy where she learns old fashioned math, civics, and history. They even started an air rifle team this year (they are hoping this will open the door to a rimfire team).
Here is the legal definition of the militia.
Owww yeah. Private schools. And religious centers of education i.e. parochial schools. Public schools should be avoided if at all possible.
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