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Wis. 8th Grade Crossword Puzzle Definitions: Conservatism = ‘Restricting Personal Freedoms,’
http://www.theblaze.com ^ | april 11, 2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern

Posted on 04/11/2013 1:39:53 PM PDT by lowbridge

A mother at a Wisconsin public school said her daughter’s eighth grade class was assigned a worksheet with some eyebrow-raising definitions for “conservatism” and “liberalism.”

Conservatism, it stated in part, believes in “preserving traditional moral values by restricting personal freedoms” while liberalism is for “equality and personal freedom for everyone.”

“This is indoctrination,” Tamra Varebrook, a Republican activist in Racine, Wis., told TheBlaze on Thursday after her 13-year-old daughter showed her the crossword-style vocabulary sheet from Union Grove Elementary School earlier this week. Varebrook first talked about the assignment with the news arm of the conservative Education Action Group.

Varebrook said she complained to Brenda Stevenson, district administrator at Union Grove, who apologized profusely and said it never should have been taught. Varebrook was told the teacher was required to correct the definition to the class Wednesday while the assistant principal observed.

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Full title: Wis. 8th Grade Crossword Puzzle Definitions: Conservatism = ‘Restricting Personal Freedoms,’ Liberalism = ‘Personal Freedom for Everyone’
1 posted on 04/11/2013 1:39:53 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

liberalism: confiscation of earned wealth from disfavored groups and distribution to favored groups


2 posted on 04/11/2013 1:41:36 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: lowbridge

” Liberalism = ‘Personal Freedom for Everyone’ “

Like choosing our own healthcare, or owning a gun.


3 posted on 04/11/2013 1:43:23 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MrB

and any kinda sex you’d like


4 posted on 04/11/2013 1:43:36 PM PDT by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: MrB

Oh My God!...Every day we get closer to running liberals out of the country!!!


5 posted on 04/11/2013 1:44:06 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: lowbridge

That definition was written by someone.

Find them out.

And hound them mercilessly.

I mean it.

Mercilessly.

Until they commit Obamacide.


6 posted on 04/11/2013 1:45:51 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: MrB

You left out 2nd Amendment liberties supported only by conservatives.

While liberals stand for the freedom to kill unborn children (and for people like Gosnell, those who are born). Obama even refused to vote to require abortionists to provide medical assistance to born children; i.e., LET THEM DIE!


7 posted on 04/11/2013 1:48:42 PM PDT by the_Watchman
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To: stephenjohnbanker
” Liberalism = ‘Personal Freedom for Everyone’ “ Like choosing our own healthcare, or owning a gun.

Or buying 32oz sodas.

or speaking one's opinion about homosexuality.

or the use of salt.

or hiring a person based on merit not skin color or gender.

Liberalism is ALL ABOUT RESTRICTING FREEDOM.

The only thing "liberal" about liberalism is the liberal growth of Totalitarianism that liberals seek.

8 posted on 04/11/2013 1:50:21 PM PDT by A message
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To: lowbridge
Varebrook said she complained to Brenda Stevenson, district administrator at Union Grove, who apologized profusely and said it never should have been taught. Varebrook was told the teacher was required to correct the definition to the class Wednesday while the assistant principal observed.

CORRECTION my butt. APOLOGIZE to the class for pushing partisan propaganda on them and then resign with your head hung in shame.

9 posted on 04/11/2013 1:51:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge
Union Grove Elementary School
Union Grove, WI 53182
Phone: 262-878-2015

Linton Skewes - President
Email: lskewes@uges.k12.wi.us
262-880-1012
10 posted on 04/11/2013 1:52:00 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: lowbridge

Bizarro world

not a surprise about publik skoolz


11 posted on 04/11/2013 2:01:02 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: A message

Exactly.


12 posted on 04/11/2013 2:01:13 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: lowbridge

13 posted on 04/11/2013 2:10:00 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: lowbridge

14 posted on 04/11/2013 2:13:22 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: a fool in paradise
Varebrook said she complained to Brenda Stevenson, district administrator at Union Grove, who apologized profusely and said it never should have been taught. Varebrook was told the teacher was required to correct the definition to the class Wednesday while the assistant principal observed.

CORRECTION my butt. APOLOGIZE to the class for pushing partisan propaganda on them and then resign with your head hung in shame.

I'm whole-heartedly in favor of every speck of that, a fool in paradise, but that's not going to get the job done. I'm sure the leftist extremists in that "school" district have already heaved a sigh of relief that they got off the hook with a few trite words.

The vermin need to face a law suit for a large sum of money in damages and punitive damages, all to be taken out of the "school's" administrative budget. Words are cheap to leftist extremists, but they're not too stupid to understand dollars. If it really and truly hurts to spew leftist extremist lies, the parasites might start to commence to begin to catch on.

15 posted on 04/11/2013 2:20:35 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Standing Wolf

Students who see their teacher explicitly saying “I ABUSED TO POWER I WAS ENTRUSTED WITH TO WARP YOUR POLITICAL VIEWS” might have an impact on the students affected in that teacher’s classroom (although the workbook page probably infects far more students than just those).


16 posted on 04/11/2013 2:23:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Most of America was sleeping while our schools were being hijacked by naked Marxists:

Teachers Flock to Northwestern University for ‘Marxist Conference’
Breitbart ^
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012 11:03:23 PM by chessplayer
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2958853/posts
This Saturday, the Midwest Marxist Conference was held at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. The event was teeming with teachers who spoke about the new found bond between the radical socialists and their Teachers Union. The all-day event, which collected money to support Chicago Socialists and featured a communist bookstore, provided students on-campus along with the radical left community to plan the next phase in their activism.

After the opening plenary, breakout sessions addressed more specific topics like the history of the Democratic party, education, and case studies in Russia. In these sessions, speakers continued to celebrate the use of education as a mechanism to insert Marxism into public institutions. In one session, the idea of targeting their message to students, even over “the working class,” was debated...

It was not an isolated event.

There was a Marxist conference held in Austin at UT Saturday as well.

A quick google search turned this up.
http://socialistworker.org/marxism-conferences-2012

Question authority, especially of Communist boot licking toadies.

EXPOSED
Find a conference in a city near you:

Boston | October 27
New England Marxism Conference
Harvard University, Emerson Hall, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Los Angeles | October 27
Southern California Marxism Conference
Los Angeles Valley College, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Rochester, N.Y. | October 27
Western New York Regional Marxism Conference
Rochester Institute of Technology, noon-7 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page.

Portland, Ore. | November 3
Northwest Regional Marxism Conference
Portland State University, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Atlanta | November 10
Southeast Regional Marxism Conference
Georgia State University, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page.

Austin, Texas | November 10
Southwest Marxism Conference
University of Texas-Austin, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Chicago | November 10
Chicago and Midwest Regional Conference
Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

New York City | November 10
New York City Regional Marxism Conference
Columbia University, Lerner Hall, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Berkeley, Calif. | November 17
Bay Area and Northern California Regional Marxism Conference
University of California-Berkeley, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Madison, Wis. | November 17
Madison and Midwest Regional Marxism Conference
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit the conference website.

Columbus, Ohio | December 1
Columbus and Midwest Regional Marxism Conference
Ohio State University, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.

Organized by the International Socialist Organization, publisher of SocialistWorker.org


17 posted on 04/11/2013 2:28:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge

I have news for them. Demanding that I approve of liberals’ relative morality threatens to restrict my freedom, where conservatives hold the free will position.


18 posted on 04/11/2013 2:32:45 PM PDT by stanne
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To: lowbridge
That "Liberalism vs. Conservativism" puzzle just outright sucks.

Fascism is defined as "the politicial belief of absolute government control of everything". Um, that would be TOTALITARIANISM. Which can come from Fascist or Communist dictatorships (both Left wing philosophies).

If civil rights are only afforded those with citizenship, then no more "Miranda Rights" appeals for non-citizen immigrants. Right? No more protests either. No...

And anarchists may not believe in "government control" (according to this quiz) but they do want socialized medicine (to be licenses and administrated HOW?).

Miranda Rights

19 posted on 04/11/2013 2:37:55 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: lowbridge

Funny, liberalism is what restricts personal freedoms.

You must offer healthcare that covers abortion.
You must not offend anyone in a protected minority group ever.
You must pay into unions even if you don’t belong.
You cannot have secret ballots to vote for whether you want a union or not.
You can’t ask for ID to confirm a voter’s identity.
You can’t ask for ID to determine if someone is a citizen.
You can’t pray in school.
You can’t have intelligent design in school.
You can’t post the Ten Commandments in school for fear kids will learn them and maybe obey them.
You can’t teach homosexuality is wrong and has terrible physical, medical and emotional negatives associated with it.
You must let kids be able to have free contraceptives from school, and in some places tehy can drive your kids to abortion clinics, and they will not tell you.
You cannot have bibles in school libraries, but books on witchcraft and wicca, you cannot get removed.
You can have “positive” books on witchcraft like Harry Potter, but you cannot have negative books on witchcraft in the school - like “14 things witches hope parents never find out about”.
You can’t keep the water that falls on your property in rain barrels to eventually use, in some places. Yet they will charge you for storm water whether you save it or not.
You cannot kill certain animals attacking you and trying to kill you without government penalizing you.
You cannot get gas without ethanol in it. Mandated by govt.
You can’t use your property the way you want (everything is a wetland tactic by govt).
You must get permission in some places to change door color, a fence, a patio, a deck, an outbuilding/shed, add landscaping, remove landscaping.
You must not change the outside look of your house.
You can’t sell a soda over 16 ounces.
You can’t get junk food at school vending machines anymore.
You can’t eat anything you like at school cafeterias anymore.
You can’t go off school grounds for lunch, you must eat and buy stuff from the school.
You can’t pack a regular lunch for your kid if the school doesn’t deem it nutritious enough. It will be confiscated.
You can’t point your finger at people in school.
You can’t have honors programs anymore because it hurts the stupid kids’ feelings.
You can’t play competitive sports before high school because the smaller weaker kids self esteem is hurt. No dodge ball, no races, no kickball (like baseball), no basketball or baseball or football.
You must incorporate pro-homosexual material into ALL classes including math.
You must be tolerant only of those that agree with you, those that do not are intolerant, and will not be tolerated.
You must never claim your morals are better than anyone elses, every moral system is equal. (Lie)
You cannot say “illegal immigrant”.
You cannot say “pro-life”.
You cannot say “pro-abort”.
You cannot stop me from placing my moral beliefs onto you.
You must not be allowed to force your moral beliefs onto me.
You must quit fighting when the majority disagrees with you, as the majority rules when it’s what I believe.
You must quit fighting when the minority disagrees with you, as it is not fair the tyranny of the majority rules over my minority view.
You must pay for my birth control.
You must pay for my abortion.
You must pay for my disability.
you must pay for my retirement.
You must pay for my healthcare.
You must pay for my mortgage.
You must pay for big banks that failed, even though they gave you nothing when they were making profits.
You must pay for all our social programs we’re spending future taxpayers’ money on now.
Your criticism of our polices is un-American and borders on domestic terrorism.
Our criticism of your policies is patriotic and a proper exercise of free speech.

I could keep going but you get the point.

All laws are moral. They all are legislating someone’s morality (ie beliefs). It’s just whose morality are we going to legislate? Liberals, or conservatives?


20 posted on 04/11/2013 3:04:40 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: lowbridge; afraidfortherepublic
Varebrook didn’t name the teacher, whom she described as a “kind” person who — along with Stevenson — was not among the educators to sign petitions to try to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker last year.

As if this makes this ok. Just an oops on the part of the teacher?

21 posted on 04/11/2013 3:09:31 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: lowbridge

Hey, kid, it’s not the conservatives trying to take away your first amendment (with speech codes, hate speech laws) and second amendment rights.


22 posted on 04/11/2013 3:26:30 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: lowbridge
Wow. Talk about getting it backwards.

As a limited government conservative who believes in specifically Christian morality, which was specifically a foundation of the United States Constitution, I say let Americans be free of Federal oversight on their morality, specifically charity (welfare), abortion, and "normalized" homosexuality. For instance, instead of just allowing a situation where a place could clearly discriminate in favor of homosexuals (which is the case now for all real purposes), to allow a situation where a place could also specifically refuse to negotiate with open homosexuals on those moral grounds. Go some place else. No harm, no foul.

Let each place find its level in the real world marketplace. In a free and moral America, people could politely, legally exclude declared homosexuality as equally as they could welcome it. Liberals restrict that personal freedom.

In a free America, people could fish and farm and produce food for themselves and others. Liberals restrict their personal freedom with crushing environmental regulation. In a free America, people can deal with their own doctors as they please. Liberals restrict their personal freedom with Obamacare.

Get the Federal government out of the way of people living morally and productively, and watch America stand up.

23 posted on 04/11/2013 4:38:55 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: a fool in paradise

****
Austin, Texas | November 10
Southwest Marxism Conference
University of Texas-Austin, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Visit the conference Facebook page or website.


There is a shocker - - - - - - NOT.


24 posted on 04/11/2013 4:41:48 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Post #20 = Grand Slam Home Run


25 posted on 04/11/2013 5:39:41 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("Ban 'Assault Politicians' as they are assaulting our Constitutional rights!")
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To: Mears

bfl


26 posted on 04/11/2013 5:42:26 PM PDT by Mears
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To: lowbridge

I am old enough to remember that Union Grove was known only as the site of the only drag strip in Wisconsin.


27 posted on 04/11/2013 5:54:43 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
They no longer recommend this book:

Link ^

28 posted on 04/11/2013 8:12:26 PM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: a fool in paradise

It’s a terrible set of definitions moderate should be apolitical as a moderate by has a political view


29 posted on 04/13/2013 6:19:23 AM PDT by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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