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Congressman Calls For Schools To ‘Promote The Agenda’ Of Climate Change, Population Limitation
Cybercast News Service ^ | 9/22/2010 | Nicholas Ballasy

Posted on 09/23/2010 5:39:28 PM PDT by markomalley

(CNSNews.com) - Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Md.) told CNSNews.com at a "Sustainability Education Summit" hosted by the U.S. Education Department on Tuesday that environmental education in schools can "promote the agenda" of climate change and population growth through the influence it has on children.

“Like I keep saying over and over again, if you get young people invested in those ideas early on, that will result in those kinds of positive policy developments," Sarbanes told CNSNews.com. "So, whether it’s climate change, whether it’s population growth, whether it’s all these factors that impact the health of our world, raising that awareness early among young people is only going to promote the agenda.”

CNSNews.com interviewed Sarbanes after he spoke at a U.S. Department of Education event--"Sustainability Education Summit: Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy"--hosted by Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

Sarbanes also said; “If we can provide them with a framework and help promote educational opportunities, in the beginning as I said, at the earliest stages, they’ll just grab hold of it and take it from there. So in a sense it’s a wonderful partnership where the adults can create this policy framework and help support it with grant funding and other kinds of initiatives and then the young people are going to take that, and they’re the ones that are really going to push it to the next level.”

When asked if students should be taught that global warming is a threat, Sarbanes said: “If you’re promoting outdoor education, building that into educational programming, they [students] can’t help but understand about climate change because they’re going to see the effects of it. They’re going to go to a local science center , right, and they’re going to learn about the effect that global warming is having right in their own communities.

“I mean, for example, the National Audubon Society has an initiative now where they are highlighting the fact that state birds all across the county are actually migrating out of the states that they’re the state bird of because the climate is changing," said Sarbanes.

"Well, a young person’s going to understand that if they are engaged in environmental education. So, it’s going to raise that awareness of climate change that, in turn, I think, can make them stewards, stakeholders in policy changes we have to make to try to address climate change going forward and so, another wonderful result that you can yield if you do this environmental education.”

John P. Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology co-authored an essay for the World Bank on "The Meaning of Sustainability" that said that human race must face up to a “world of zero net physical growth,” reduce material consumption and limit population growth. CNSNews.com asked Rep. Sarbanes if he thinks those ideas would help the U.S. economy.

“I think the more you focus on the environment, the need to preserve the environment, protect the environment, the more it’s going to lead to sensible policies going forward,” he responded.

Rep. Sarbanes continued, “Sure, there’s so much we can do in terms of reducing our consumption of natural resources and that’s the lowest hanging fruit right? To implement conservative measures and so forth and again young people are in a position to help drive that new way of thinking.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: arth; education; globalwarming; holdren; johnsarbanes; livewoodchipper; lping; maryland
video at link

Keep repeating a lie long enough...

I guess that means he wants to start early so it takes.

((barf))

1 posted on 09/23/2010 5:39:30 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Arrest for Fraud and put in Jail.


2 posted on 09/23/2010 5:40:29 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (counter revolutionary)
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To: markomalley

Mao called it “re-education” camps.


3 posted on 09/23/2010 5:42:40 PM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: markomalley

Propaganda plain and simple/


4 posted on 09/23/2010 5:49:02 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: screaminsunshine

Considering the fact that they have conspired with other countries to enslave we the people with their forced religion, Tried for TREASON would be more appropriate.


5 posted on 09/23/2010 5:51:45 PM PDT by eyeamok
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To: markomalley

Sarbanes is a little late to this party. What agenda does he think has been in place for the last 10-15 years already?


6 posted on 09/23/2010 5:54:13 PM PDT by workerbee (FAIL, BABY, FAIL!)
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To: markomalley
Like Sarbanes-Oxley wasn't a big enough disaster.
7 posted on 09/23/2010 5:59:45 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: markomalley

Worry about the United States, and if it is population growth you are worried about, stop the invasion of illegals. Otherwise, take your commie, hitleresque, Anglophobic, PC idiocy, and choke on it.


8 posted on 09/23/2010 6:00:25 PM PDT by pallis
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To: markomalley

“Like I keep saying over and over again, if you get young people invested in those ideas early on, that will result in those kinds of positive policy developments,”

Liberals no longer have any qualms about expressing what they believe an education is for: learning WHAT to think instead of HOW to think: learning WHAT ARE THE CORRECT IDEAS not HOW TO EVALUATE ALL THE FACTS AND DEVELOP YOUR IDEAS ABOUT THEM.


9 posted on 09/23/2010 6:01:14 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: eyeamok

For a second there, I thought the title was missing the words......more stridently.


10 posted on 09/23/2010 6:02:23 PM PDT by HusbandMan
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To: markomalley
CNSNews.com interviewed Sarbanes after he spoke at a U.S. Department of Education event--"Sustainability Education Summit: Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy"--hosted by Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

It is TIME to DownSize DC!

Eliminate entire Departments starting with the U.S. Department of Education, they are a negative contributor to the education of our youth. There absense will be a positive in all aspects. Improved education quality, more local control and reduced cost. WIN, WIN, WIN!

11 posted on 09/23/2010 6:02:35 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: markomalley
“Like I keep saying over and over again, if you get young people invested in those ideas early on, that will result in those kinds of positive policy developments," Sarbanes told CNSNews.com. "So, whether it’s climate change, whether it’s population growth, whether it’s all these factors that impact the health of our world...

There IS an endless supply of idiots; or tiny people with Hitlerian ambitions. They are all, soon, going the way of the dinosaurs.
Americans simply won't accept bullshit or overt oppresion, under ANY imaginary pretext.

12 posted on 09/23/2010 6:07:44 PM PDT by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: Texas Fossil

This is why Newt Gingrich will never ever ever gain my confidence again— They PROMISED to rid this country of the Dept of Ed. and didn’t, in fact Bush crossed the aisle to meet Ted Kennedy to make it bigger and more wasteful than ever. I don’t know what’s going on in the rest of the country, but in our neck of the woods, none of the chilluns are ready for college, according the local paper TODAY, and so they really don’t need any “environmentalism”. They can’t even spell it!!!


13 posted on 09/23/2010 6:08:16 PM PDT by browniexyz
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To: browniexyz

Our local public schools are really very good. In spite of the NEA, U.S. Dept. of Education and the Environmental Wako’s.

But this is still Texas.

We have allowed some stupid stuff to happen, but not by public choice. I always carried a pocket knife to school as a kid. Got my first about age 7. My first rifle at about 8-9. My brother and I hunted, fished and terrorized the wildlife along the creeks for years. Life was fun then as a kid. Now it is a bit less free. Sad.


14 posted on 09/23/2010 6:17:49 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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15 posted on 09/23/2010 6:55:57 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Muslims are not the problem, the rest of the world is! /s)
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16 posted on 09/23/2010 6:57:46 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Muslims are not the problem, the rest of the world is! /s)
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ping


17 posted on 09/23/2010 7:04:49 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: markomalley
Congressman Calls For Schools To ‘Promote The Agenda’ Of Climate Change, Population Limitation

It's time for Maryland to practice some Sarbanes limitation. Let's convince his mom and dad (the former Senator) to reconsider aborting him. Just call it a 145th trimester total birth abortion.

18 posted on 09/23/2010 7:09:33 PM PDT by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash ?)
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To: markomalley

KOOKY Northeast LIBERAL——>>>>

John Sarbanes is the eldest son of former U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes (who represented the 3rd from 1971 to 1977) and Christine Dunbar Sarbanes, a teacher. He was born in Baltimore and graduated from the Gilman School there in 1980.[1] He received a B.A. cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1984 and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1988.[1]


19 posted on 09/23/2010 7:14:23 PM PDT by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confuscius.)
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To: Texas Fossil; All
It is TIME to DownSize DC!

Eliminate entire Departments starting with the U.S. Department of Education

Yes! Vote. Vote. Vote. Volunteer, donate, talk it up. Do anything and every thing you can. This November is coming fast!

20 posted on 09/23/2010 7:46:13 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw Them Out! Forward With Confidence!)
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To: markomalley
We have to get Bob Ehrlich back as Governor in this census year

Let's get Bob in! WooHoo! We must correct this Gerrymander



21 posted on 09/23/2010 8:20:39 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw Them Out! Forward With Confidence!)
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How do you Americans figure out who your congressmen are?


22 posted on 09/23/2010 9:14:09 PM PDT by BenKenobi ("Henceforth I will call nothing else fair unless it be her gift to me")
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To: markomalley

Home school your kids.....Home school your kids....


23 posted on 09/23/2010 9:57:19 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The rallying cry of American patriots.....REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER!)
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To: markomalley

Turn off the lights. Here’s a condom. Climate change, check. Population control, check. But teacher, we’re only six years old. OK. You won’t need the rubber then. Give it back.


24 posted on 09/24/2010 3:37:55 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 ( They cry "Piece, piece." And there is no peace.)
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25 posted on 09/24/2010 5:21:47 AM PDT by JenB
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To: markomalley

This jackass is the district I’m usually living in all my life (Cardin’s).

Indoctrination. It’s going on in ALL kids’ things, and here are the 2 primary subjects:

a) “The Environment” worship
b) Spanish-speaking push to desensitize to Mexicans - i.e., illegal Mexicans

Secondary would be homosexual desensitization.

a) and b) are RIFE in kids’ shows and related items. It makes me SICK.

Never mind schools already push that nonsense; we need more? And Howard Co. is like the epicenter of it!


26 posted on 09/24/2010 9:08:50 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Doulos1

Sebelius: Time for ‘Reeducation’ on Obama Health Care Law

http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2010/08/sebelius-time-for-reeducation-on-obama-health-care-law.html

it’s a commie thing.


27 posted on 09/24/2010 10:09:43 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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28 posted on 09/24/2010 10:15:19 AM PDT by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Yes, this Azzhat studied under John Malthus. Too bad he didn’t study with Julian Simon at UMD, College Park.


29 posted on 09/24/2010 11:52:02 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Victory or Death)
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I’m so sick of these evil, eugenic _________!


30 posted on 09/24/2010 12:41:07 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Deus Vult)
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31 posted on 09/24/2010 12:47:25 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Deus Vult)
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33 posted on 09/25/2010 10:09:46 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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34 posted on 09/25/2010 10:33:55 AM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2589165/posts)
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To: Wuli; JenB; markomalley; july4thfreedomfoundation
Actually, liberals have been expressing what they believe for quite a while. Unfortunately most have not been listening.

Religious humanism maintains that all associations and institutions exist for for the fulfillment of human life. The intelligent evaluation, TRANSFORMATION, CONTROL, and DIRECTION of such associations and institutions with a view to the enhancement of human life IS THE PURPOSE and program of humanism. (Humanist Manifesto 1933)

The conditions of work, EDUCATION, devotion, and play should be humanized. Alienating forces should be modified or ERADICATED...(Humanist Manifesto 2 1973)

I believe that education is the fundamental method of social progress and reform. (Pedagogic Creed, by John Dewey, 1897)...He signed the Humanist Manifesto of 1933

The American people is conscious that its schools serve best the cause of religion in serving the cause of social unification; and that under certain conditions schools are more religious...(Religion and Our Schools, by John Dewey, 1908)

Education is thus a most powerful ally of Humanism, and EVERY American public school is a school of Humanism. (Humanism A New Religion, by Charles Francis Potter, 1930)...he also signed the Humanist Manifesto 1933.

So very humanistic is modern education that no religion has a future unless it be Humanism. (Humanism A New Religion, by Charles Francis Potter, 1930)

...it has been said “No God, no religion.” But Humanism thinks of religion as something very different and far deeper than any belief in God...Therefore, progress in this direction will naturally, be slow...Although thought moves faster today, it will take many years to work out the REVOLUTION in religious thought which Humanism involves (Humanism, by John H. Dietrich, 1933)...also signed Humanist Manifesto 1933

The large proportion of university professors among the signers of the manifesto reveals that there exists among the educated classes of this country a widespread attitude of protest amounting practically to rebellion against organized Christianity...(Humanizing Religion, by Charles Francis Potter, 1933)

Destroy the family and society will collapse...Vladimir Lenin

Give me you four year olds, and in a generation I will build a socialist state...Vladimir Lenin

“Fundamentalist parents have no right to indoctrinate their children in their beliefs. We are preparing their children for the year 2000 and life in a global one-world society and those children will not fit in.” Senator Paul Hoagland as reported by Everette Siliven’s attorney, 1984.

The warnings have been there for a long time and helps explain the fight against home schooling even when home schoolers have been shown to do very well as compared to public school students. The goal of education today is not to educate but to produce “citizens” that will listen to their masters. This also helps explain why we have seen in the last couple of generations the decline of the family and the decline of what used to be good churches. Humanism has been chipping away at our culture for a while and most did not see it.

I believe that this is also part of the surprise of the “Tea Party Movement”. The liberals thought they had “educated” the masses long enough to be able to control them but did not expect this much resistance...but remember from the Humanist Manifesto 2...”Alienating forces should be modified or ERADICATED” there will be a battle...hopefully at the ballet box.

35 posted on 09/25/2010 4:07:52 PM PDT by WorldviewDad (following God instead of culture)
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To: RedMDer; markomalley; SunkenCiv; Clintonfatigued; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; Just A Nobody; ...

The crazy, indescribable shape of Maryland District 2 on the map represents the most extreme example of gerrymandering I’ve ever seen.


36 posted on 09/25/2010 7:46:19 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; ml/nj; ExTexasRedhead; Clintonfatigued; Liz; romanesq; melancholy; LucyT; ...
Like Sarbanes-Oxley wasn't a big enough disaster.

The Sarbanes in the posted article is the son of the Sarbanes of Sarbanes-Oxley. I suppose Democrats naturally move ever leftward with each succeeding generation. It's genetic. (LOL!)

37 posted on 09/25/2010 8:22:54 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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Thanks justiceseeker93.

additional:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2595795/posts


38 posted on 09/26/2010 7:39:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Democratic Underground... matters are worse, as their latest fund drive has come up short...)
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To: markomalley; SunkenCiv

The best way to limit population would be to end illegal immigration and drastically reduce legal population. Otherwise, we are simply replacing Americans.


39 posted on 09/26/2010 10:19:17 PM PDT by rmlew (You want change? Vote for the most conservative electable in your state or district.)
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To: WorldviewDad

How this has been manifested in the academic professions is the elevation of the title of “professor” to academic sainthood and with that elevation those in the positions of “teachers” now aspire to BE professors, in practice if not in title.

But, a “professor” is NOT a teacher and a teacher is not a professor.

A professor has something to profess; they already have some conclusions, values and opinions within a special area of study; conclusions, values and opinions they seek to “profess”.

They are unable to TEACH; they can only profess. When they pretend to teach they omit, short-change or denigrate material, conclusions, values and opinions not their own.

A true teacher does not pretend to deliver the answers to the most fundamental questions - conclusions, values and opinions - of a subject they are attempting to teach.

A true teacher seeks out the most robust proponents of any major academic specialty, without concern for the teacher’s own opinions. A true teacher seeks to represent, on equal and unbiased terms, the academic work from many others, from a diverse set of many others. A true teachers job is not to persuade the student which of the many works he has presented is “right”, but only to assist the student in how the student navigates the process of making their own conclusions and opinions about them.

The higher up in academia you go, the more you see the absence of teachers - everyone is a professor and as a professor they already know the answers and conclusions they believe it is their obligation to be sure their student obtains.

It is no longer the object of American education to teach the student how to think; it is 100$ about indoctrinating them as to WHAT to think.


40 posted on 09/27/2010 10:55:35 AM PDT by Wuli
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To: rmlew

I can think of some Americans I’d like to replace, but anyway... ;’)


41 posted on 09/27/2010 7:24:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Democratic Underground... matters are worse, as their latest fund drive has come up short...)
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