Skip to comments.Texas 6th graders assigned to design flag for new socialist nation
Posted on 02/04/2013 7:03:24 PM PST by lowbridge
Sixth-grade children in many Texas public schools are being tasked with designing flags for a new socialist nation as part of the state's curriculum, EAG News reported Monday.
"Notice socialist/communist nations use symbolism on their flags representing various aspects of their economic system. Imagine a new socialist nation is creating a flag and you have been put in charge of creating a flag," says a lesson plan being used as part of CSCOPE, the curriculum being used by over 70 percent of Texas school districts.
"Use symbolism to represent aspects of socialism/communism on your flag. What kind of symbolism/colors would you use?" the lesson plan asks.
According to the Associated Press, witnesses told the Texas Senate Education Committee last week that the program promotes liberal values they described as "anti-Christian at best and openly socialist at worst."
"Does that sound like we're sympathizing with those types of countries?" Sen. Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) asked regarding the flag assignment. He later said that he found it very egregious as a Texas and an American.
"Committee Chairman Dan Patrick, R-Houston, called it 'a mess.' One witness compared the system to 'mind control,' and an algebra teacher wept as he described quitting because he felt he was 'aiding and abetting a crime' by using CSCOPE in his classroom," the AP reported.
An article at Texas CSCOPE Review was even harsher in its criticism, accusing Obama of "teaching our children how wonderful socialism is and that communism is even better."
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Who; really; is the Governor?
Well...you’d want to give the socialists a bit of encouragement...so you’d start with blue on the left side of the flag, and a big white star in the middle of the left half. Then you’d put a bit of white on the top half of the remaining part, and a bit of red on the bottom half of the remaining.
Then you’d start talking ‘republic’ and using the word a good bit.
After a while, you’d act more independent than the other socialists. You’d let them know that you had some character in you...like Davy Crockett, or that Bowie guy.
Then you’d start to let folks know that your general motto was ‘not to mess with you’.
Then you come to suggest that income taxes aren’t necessary, and you’d talk up the idea of a balanced budget.
And after a while, you’d talk to the NFL and ask if they could allow you a football team, and you’d think long and hard over the name for that team.
After that, I just don’t think you’d be a socialist anymore.
Crossed AR-15s and semi-auto Shotguns.
Check that, it's already to late. As someone once so aptly put it, America is just a "t**d going down the toilet." We're sunk...............
The Governor of Texas has no say in the education material for the state. This dubious honor is one of the TEA (NEA version for the schools of Texas)
I can’t believe this is going on anywhere in the US but Texas?
Mentioned over at The Blaze as well:
The good news is when my grandson starts home school, I have to believe the materials won’t have any of this trash in it. In fact, webTVs should soon give every family the ability to ‘Opt Out’ of mainstream media in total; Hopefully my grandkids don’t even hear the word GAY until middle or high school.
did I win?
Seven flags over Texas. Thanks Marxists - may we now secede?
Now, where be all dem Texas freepers who swear that Texas will never “turn blue”....?
Considering the politicization of some teachers, that might be what is dangerous about CSCOPE.
Texas right? You want something that represents socialism? How about depicting a big pile of horse or cow dung. No, wait. Those at least have some redeeming value as fertilizer.
Doesnt Texas write most of the new school books?
You're exactly right.
The kids could have a lot of fun with this.
A graph pointing down, a flag full of tombstones, a toilet, the words "freedom" and "liberty" being crushed by a jackboot.
These are just a few ideas, I'm sure patriotic students can come up with even better ideas to pelt their "educators" with.
I wonder how soon Texans will be ready for their original Republic of Texas flag.
I have posted information on here before about C-SCOPE. It is leftist crap. Even the teachers complain about it and it’s very expensive. While Texas is very conservative, like the rest of the country our schools are infested with leftist pushing their agenda.
How about some guy getting cornholed?
When will these asshole teachers be satisfied: Rewrite history
no heroes of freedom no patriots no statesmen! No great honor to a flag that represented Freedom to the World for 200+ years
We have infested our Nation with idiots that have no love for freedom until it will be taken away and then want and cry to be saved!
Our youth will suffer the thousand cuts!
As we suffer the thousand cuts as we watch with out true clear common sense and the ability to act on the Obama culture that has captured the fools of the Nation!
The second Revolution will have to occur not because of an
an Enemy abroad but from the enemy from within!
Wise up America what have you done! Doc
True, but the Governor could use the executive branch as HIS bully pulpit and raise a big stink about this. If the roles were reversed, demoRAT socialist governors (and especially 0dumb0) never shy away from attacking anything on the conservative side or their policies & agenda. But Repubs constantly meekly hide behind some garbage piece of protocol that the RATs ignore all the time.
The symbols I would use would be a boot on the neck or a gun aimed at the head.
I thought there already WAS a design...
Luv it!!! to get me to laugh that loug at midnite is a real fete!!
I would draw an AK47 with a 30 round Mag on it with a Swastika in the background and see what they thought of it.
I thought there already WAS a design...
Luv it!!! to get me to laugh that loug at midnite is a real feat!!!!
The vast majority of 1st graders today are going to be full blown communists by the time they finish school.
“Now, where be all dem Texas freepers who swear that Texas will never turn blue....?”
Yeah, I’d like to know the answer to that too! All the Texans talk trash about the other states (most notably California) when they need to be tending to their own problems. Texas has an enviable economy at this juncture, but it looks like it’s education “system” is rotten at it’s core!
Now, where be all dem Texas freepers who swear that Texas will never turn blue....?
Yeah, Id like to know the answer to that too! All the Texans talk trash about the other states (most notably California) when they need to be tending to their own problems. Texas has an enviable economy at this juncture, but it looks like its education system is rotten at its core!
Texas is swirling down the same toilet California is.
The governor and Dan Patrick and every other republican state legislator could talk about seccession. But they won’t.
Yup, another reason to homeschool.
Anthropologist, Indonesianist, now living in Indonesia...mentor and teacher of Stanley Ann Dunham.
Red stars on a white flag of surrender.
So no actual students were tasked with doing this, right? This is one of 1,600 “lesson plans” on this online system? I’m not at all shocked that somebody in the schooling industrial complex managed to get something like this instituted as an example lesson plan—they probably let teachers upload whatever they want—but I’d be surprised if a school in Texas actually had kids do this.
They should let me teach this lesson (though I’m not a teacher). I can tell the kids what sort of symbols might be ideal. A fat party member riding around in a limo, for example, or firing squads of those pesky evangelical Christians, or starvation in labor camps.
Or Sean Penn.
Agree on all points. I think the Republicans need to grow a spine and go out and hurt some people’s feelings. They need to get in some of these “Rats” faces about some things...
The new flag of socialstan !
We need to return to our roots and buy alot more rope!
It is WAY past time for idiots like this to be tarred and feathered. IMO this crap will not stop until it is harsely dealt with.
Looks like an episode of “Hoarders”