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Parents outraged over finance class reading (NH Conservative Parents Push Back, Liberal Freak Out)
The Union Leader ^ | 12/6/2010 | GREG KWASNIK

Posted on 12/06/2010 10:41:06 AM PST by Article10

BEDFORD – The parents of a Bedford teen are calling for the ouster of school officials who assigned their son a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a "wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist."

"We had almost PhD people letting this fumble through their fingers, and they all said it was grand," said Dennis Taylor, a conservative Christian. "I think there should be a review of these individuals and perhaps some firing done."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: education; ehrenreich; liberals; newhampshire; obama; palin; parentalrights; publicschools
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1 posted on 12/06/2010 10:41:12 AM PST by Article10
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To: Past Your Eyes

NH ping

Wow.


2 posted on 12/06/2010 10:45:37 AM PST by sneakers
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To: Article10

The left thinks separation of church and state means that government-funded institutions cannot legally say anything good about Christianity — but insulting Christianity on the taxpayer’s dime? That would be double-plus good.


3 posted on 12/06/2010 10:45:51 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: Article10

Go get em,parents! I challenge other parents with kids in that school to do the same!


4 posted on 12/06/2010 10:48:06 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-George Orwell)
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To: Article10

More and more I’m feeling there is only one solution to this conflict.

Compared to the vision of what this country was supposed to be there will be no real winners. However, we are dying a death by a thousand cuts and a decisive action would be more humane for all parties concerned.


5 posted on 12/06/2010 10:52:41 AM PST by Sequoyah101 (Half of the population is below average)
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To: Article10

Here’s the quote in context, courtesy of Google:

http://books.google.com/books?id=tQ8L5fQoo2MC&pg=PA68&lpg=PA68&dq=wine-guzzling+vagrant+and+precocious+socialist&source=bl&ots=Qi-g4jSYaE&sig=IAqZ5v2i2dcQwJKUTBmJu0N4MHk&hl=en&ei=1Cz9TPLjL4m_nAedmfTICg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q=wine-guzzling%20vagrant%20and%20precocious%20socialist&f=false


6 posted on 12/06/2010 10:52:52 AM PST by Theo (May Rome decrease and Christ increase.)
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To: Article10
"The author is a known social Marxist, hates everything American, everything that America stands for or was built on," Aimee Taylor said. "I mean when you read the book you see that strongly in this woman's agenda. It's horrible."

of course

7 posted on 12/06/2010 10:54:06 AM PST by jackspyder
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To: jackspyder

Of course what else would be in the class room today


8 posted on 12/06/2010 10:56:13 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Article10

The ‘financial impact’ competency?


9 posted on 12/06/2010 10:56:18 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: ClearCase_guy

Read the whole article, it only gets better......

If you are a taxpayer you should go attend a local school and see how your dollars are spent... Well may be not if you have anger issues.


10 posted on 12/06/2010 10:58:29 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: ClearCase_guy

The separation of church and state... right...

Where elementary school cheerleaders can be made to gyrate and do the booty call dance to suggestive music (or be kicked off the squad) and they hand out condoms but the word “Jesus” is banned......

somehow this is all called freedom of speech... somehow religious speech doesn’t count as free speech... how did that happen?


11 posted on 12/06/2010 11:03:46 AM PST by GeronL
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To: 9YearLurker

“The ‘financial impact’ competency?”

Well I think I can sum that up:

If money were sex, liberals would be rapists.


12 posted on 12/06/2010 11:03:54 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Article10

Are they trying to create hippies that will create further rebellion against the system or teach them about the system so they don’t have to live on minimum wage the rest of their lives?

Schools seem to be confused on their purpose.


13 posted on 12/06/2010 11:04:20 AM PST by dila813
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To: Article10; Redleg Duke; andy58-in-nh; LibertyCalendar; Scarchin; Miss Maam; Stark; freedombird; ...

Liberal scum in NH ping.


14 posted on 12/06/2010 11:06:37 AM PST by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a Poofter.)
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To: Article10

She’s a red commie, rich background - usual stuff. Her dtr was just hired by obama for a top state department position...no surprise. The young private had help and the state department are full of people who hate America/Americans...

Her profile
http://www.keywiki.org/index.php/Barbara_Ehrenreich

We’ve got to find out who approved, therefore wanted, pure evil to spread within our schools to the kids. Their soul is so dark and ugly it’s frightening.


16 posted on 12/06/2010 11:09:06 AM PST by bronxville
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To: Little Bill

Yep. Let all of us keep poking them in the eye.


17 posted on 12/06/2010 11:10:13 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Article10

What makes one think that a person with a Ph.D. in education or an Ed.D. can read? And if they can read, what makes one think they will read?


18 posted on 12/06/2010 11:10:33 AM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: bronxville

Yes, you are correct. Now what are you going to do about it?

That has been a problem for us conservatives, what actions are we to take. These partents did something. Will you?


19 posted on 12/06/2010 11:12:26 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Article10
Gotta love the UL's comments..."But...but...she's right! Nobody can live on minimum wage!"

Newsflash, idiots--minimum wage was NEVER meant to sustain a family. It's a starting point, one which is used to build experience and education so that one ISN'T in fact stuck in such jobs for their entire lives.
20 posted on 12/06/2010 11:14:21 AM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: bronxville

We need re-educaiton camps for Commies and Barbara can be the first “voluntary guest.” Get them out of our hair and away from us so they can do no harm. Everywhere they rear their heads, they want to impose tyranny or everyone else. We have got to find ways to fight fire with fire or we lose all our freedoms. Obviously they don’t give a damn about our freedoms. We are at war with people in our own country. I’d like to start by cleaning out the universities, where all this rot begins and is spread to new generations. Ban Marxists and Commies from teaching! Throw out the Marxists and Commies already there!


21 posted on 12/06/2010 11:15:54 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: bronxville

We need re-education camps for Commies and Barbara can be the first “voluntary guest.” Get them out of our hair and away from us so they can do no harm. Everywhere they rear their heads, they wan to impose tyranny or everyone else. We have got to find ways to fight fire with fire or we lose all our freedoms. Obviously they don’t give a damn about our freedoms. We are at war with people in our own country. I’d like to start by cleaning out the universities, where all this rot begins and is spread to new generations. Ban Marxists and Commies from teaching! Throw out the Marxists and Commies already there!


22 posted on 12/06/2010 11:16:33 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: OCCASparky

The facts as interesting as they may be have no relevance to this situation.....


23 posted on 12/06/2010 11:22:11 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Sequoyah101
More and more I’m feeling there is only one solution to this conflict.

Compared to the vision of what this country was supposed to be there will be no real winners. However, we are dying a death by a thousand cuts and a decisive action would be more humane for all parties concerned.

Well put. It's hard to describe these things without getting suspended or banned...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

24 posted on 12/06/2010 11:25:03 AM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: Little Bill
Saw the story this morning. My wife and I are constantly on the lookout for such nonsense in the Bedford schools, and now even my daughter (who is in 9th grade) has become adept at spotting liberal/socialist/collectivist propaganda. We've always made sure she's had alternative (libertarian and conservative) points of view to consider, as against the effluence that often oozes from the educational monolith.

In this event, as soon as I saw the name "Ehrenreich" I knew what was up. She's an old Movement communist from way back; a radical feminist, a fourth-generation atheist, and honorary chairwoman of the Democratic Socialists of America. Or, as Keith Olbermann would say: she's a "moderate".

25 posted on 12/06/2010 11:26:10 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Article10
"Nickel and Dimed" is a first-person account of author Barbara Ehrenreich's failed attempts to make a living at various minimum wage jobs across the country. Written in response to 1996 welfare reform, the book offers a serious critique of the current economic system, which Ehrenreich argues preys on the poor.

An obvious Cloward-Piven apostle. Scratch deeply enough, and there will be a Soros laundered financial contribution which made the book possible at all. Clearly, it has zero academic benefit.

The poor can no more be "preyed upon" than the government can "pay" for a tax cut.

The best action that working taxpayers can take to "help the poor" has always been not to become one of them.

Only in the insane world of political activism can "preying" be defined as preventing idle predators from stealing more.
Or defining resisting "paying" as insisting that elected (lying) criminals take less of people's hard-earned money, at the point of many guns.

26 posted on 12/06/2010 11:29:55 AM PST by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: Article10
I was talking to my State Rep and I asked her why all of the schools in our district were on the fail list.

I then started to herd my Grandkiddies a couple of days a week so that they can survive the Obamma economy. It seems that My Grand Daughter is one of the few has to do home work, review spelling, and read a book every day, upon penalty of my sons wrath, awesome to watch. Fear and Loathing in a kid is good along with love and praise when they achieve.

27 posted on 12/06/2010 11:29:55 AM PST by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a Poofter.)
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To: Article10

I live in NH.

After reading the comments, all I can say is, NH is gone.


28 posted on 12/06/2010 11:32:46 AM PST by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Article10
"Nickel and Dimed" is a first-person account of author Barbara Ehrenreich's failed attempts to make a living at various minimum wage jobs across the country.

The minimum was was NEVER meant to provide a "living wage". It is a STARTING POINT for unskilled, inexperienced workers. Anyone who stays at this level for an extended period of time is usually, a) young and at a transient point in their life, b) satisfied with minimum wage and wants nothing more, c) has some serious social/personal/legal problems and cannot find a better job.

29 posted on 12/06/2010 11:34:14 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: OCCASparky
Gotta love the UL's comments..."But...but...she's right! Nobody can live on minimum wage!"

Why not?

The totally idle can life off welfare of all kinds ---- for generations!

30 posted on 12/06/2010 11:38:11 AM PST by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: Little Bill

Good for you man, stepping up to help out. That is very honorable.


31 posted on 12/06/2010 11:38:58 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Article10

What’s an “almost PhD” person? Is it like a PhD in Education?


32 posted on 12/06/2010 11:40:06 AM PST by MontaniSemperLiberi (Moutaineers are Always Free)
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To: andy58-in-nh
My Grandfather used to say that a persons real education is at home. If you can install real values and point out the crap, a big gold star for the forehead if they can recognize what you have taught them is true.
33 posted on 12/06/2010 11:41:13 AM PST by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a Poofter.)
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To: Publius6961

Which says more about our generosity and their greed than anything else. Frog in the pot, all that...


34 posted on 12/06/2010 11:42:29 AM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: WashingtonSource

East Camden High School got creative and made it into a play...
http://stagemagazineonline.com/reviews/archives/121

Tens have been sold. If it’s a required textbook then our money is paying for it. I’m still digging to find out whose at the core of it all. Perhaps as someone mentioned - it’s the creepy dude - Soros yet again.


35 posted on 12/06/2010 11:42:39 AM PST by bronxville
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To: Westbrook
You obviously don't get involved in politics allot. There is an underground and it is alive, strong, and working.
36 posted on 12/06/2010 11:47:45 AM PST by Little Bill (Harry Browne is a Poofter.)
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To: Little Bill
My Grandfather used to say that a persons real education is at home

I think that's exactly right. The quality of American education started to decline the moment we forgot that the primary responsibility for educating our kids lies with their parents and only then with school teachers. As a matter of fact, a whole lot of other things started to slip when we abdicated personal responsibility in favor of government care and security...

37 posted on 12/06/2010 11:48:58 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Westbrook

Yep, the old NH is gone in many ways as are many items and such we took for granted when younger. The commies and alinski types have won in many ways as this article points out.

I am awaiting my status from NZ Immigration. I want to have a choice to leave on my terms. When the wheels come off here it will not be pretty.

I have made war on the basic most savage levels, I just could not fathom doing it here in the US with my family so near. I am choosing to leave if it gets any worse.


38 posted on 12/06/2010 11:50:56 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Article10

“Well may be not if you have anger issues.”

...and a weapon!


39 posted on 12/06/2010 11:53:22 AM PST by mongo141
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Well it looks like the dtr - Rosa Brooks, is a Special Counsel to Obama - she is closely linked to Soros via OSI...
http://www.muckety.com/Open-Society-Institute/5003575.muckety

The William J. Clinton Foundation is a major funder of Soros’ OSI...it’s a full circle with these people.


40 posted on 12/06/2010 11:54:12 AM PST by bronxville
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To: Article10

Silly Americans.

Schools are for indoctrination of your children to hate America and hate Christ.

Pay up and shut up!

/s


41 posted on 12/06/2010 11:55:30 AM PST by TruthConquers (Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: Little Bill

I am involved in NH politics and I see it as Westbrook, losing by attrition. Till I see real changes to conservative positions, it still is going towards socialism in NH. There is not too much difference between John Sununu Republicans and John Lynch Democrats, different wings on the same bird crapping on me the conservative. When that bird is dead, then I will take heart real change has occured.


42 posted on 12/06/2010 11:55:54 AM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: Little Bill

> You obviously don’t get involved in politics allot.

You’re right. With a nine children at home, two of which are special needs, all home-schooled, a hobby farm with livestock and acreage, and a very demanding full-time job, I don’t have a lot of spare time.

> There is an underground and it is alive, strong, and working.

Haven’t seen much evidence of that.

As far as I can tell, most of the turnover in the last election here was due to the economy, not due to any revulsion to socialism.

We still have the lying communist governor who promised not to sign a sodomite marriage bill and signed it immediately after its passage.

He and his masters are still greedily trying to get their hands on the private medical insurance fund to spend it on the government schools and whatever other socialist fantasies they entertain.

Meanwhile, if you speak out against sodomite “marriage”, as I am doing here, you can find yourself dragged before the NH “Human Rights Commission” where you can be fined into penury and jail time without a jury and without appeal.

“Live Free or Die”

Right ...


43 posted on 12/06/2010 11:56:16 AM PST by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: WashingtonSource
We have got to find ways to fight fire with fire or we lose all our freedoms. Obviously they don’t give a damn about our freedoms.

Our freedoms is not what they want. It's our hard-earned money.
Obviously idle losers can't take away anything from anyone.

It's our elected servants who can; and do. Losing our freedoms is just a byproduct of the elected servants pandering to their idle/useless voter base.

The largest unintended consequence of all : Egalitarianism being the termites which undermined the entire Republic.

Alexis deToqueville predicted it all in painful detail ---- in 1835.

Democracy in America; the unabridged version.

44 posted on 12/06/2010 11:56:57 AM PST by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: Article10

“The parents of a Bedford teen are calling for the ouster of school officials who assigned their son a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a “wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist.”

They would not ever DARE assign such a reading about Mad Mo Mo. THey would not DARE.


45 posted on 12/06/2010 12:06:44 PM PST by Grunthor (I hope this one pleases you.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

You are correct which is why we homeschool.

Look up what NZ did several years ago with public schools..... Free market, parents determine where the kids go and the tax dollars. NZ went from last in the region to 2nd in 6 years by a lot of metrics. Funny things happen when parent and taxpayers make decisions not unions and government employees.


46 posted on 12/06/2010 12:06:44 PM PST by Article10 (Roger That)
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To: bronxville
Well it looks like the dtr - Rosa Brooks, is a Special Counsel to Obama - she is closely linked to Soros via OSI...

The Soros Connection

The William J. Clinton Foundation is a major funder of Soros’ OSI...it’s a full circle with these people.

Nice work!
Thank you for verifying my suspicions. Having watched Glenn Beck for the last few months, and seeing the literally hundreds of Soros-funded subversive money-laundering sites, the odds were overwhelmingly weighted in that direction.

47 posted on 12/06/2010 12:11:41 PM PST by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: andy58-in-nh

You make a good point. My older brother and I attended a Lutheran private grade school and made excellent grades . Through eight grades we ‘learned’ everything from hygene to the Constitution. However, when I reflect on those days the teacher was showing us what we should ‘learn’. It was up to us to absorb and be educated. When we let the education slip our mother(4th grade education) always showed us the way back, sometimes not to our liking.


48 posted on 12/06/2010 12:11:41 PM PST by noinfringers2
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To: The Comedian; Sequoyah101

You really can’t compromise with evil,
and evil IS what these people are.

They are in opposition to God at every turn,
and are actively, if not knowingly, working to
establish the kingdom of Satan here on earth.


49 posted on 12/06/2010 12:11:53 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

You make a good point. My older brother and I attended a Lutheran private grade school and made excellent grades . Through eight grades we ‘learned’ everything from hygene to the Constitution. However, when I reflect on those days the teacher was showing us what we should ‘learn’. It was up to us to absorb and be educated. When we let the education slip our mother(4th grade education) always showed us the way back, sometimes not to our liking.


50 posted on 12/06/2010 12:12:02 PM PST by noinfringers2
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