Skip to comments.The Schools' Sinister War on Guns
Posted on 06/07/2013 6:39:47 AM PDT by servo1969
The obvious answer here is that the last two decades' school shootings and our civilization's general moral decline have changed the equation. But while this would explain the desire to keep students with real firearms off school grounds, there is no logical reason to apply this to toy guns. Saying otherwise is like claiming that because you wouldn't trust an 11-year-old to drive the family car to school, you won't let him bring toy cars with him, either; or that he won't be allowed to possess toy airplanes because he isn't ready to pilot a 747 for Delta. The same applies to the argument that bringing toy guns to school makes the leap to bringing real ones that much shorter; it's as nonsensical as saying that junior is more likely to steal the family sedan if you let him play with Matchbox cars.
Of course, there is the paranoia explanation: the school shootings have made people so fearful that anything smacking of firearms is reflexively rejected. And I'm sure this is a factor -- but I'm also sure there's more to it. What is it?
Many have posited the theory that the goal here is to raise generations amenable to strict gun control by instilling the young with negative attitudes toward firearms. And how better to do this than with swift and sure punishment for anything that evidences even the thought of a gun? Doodle a firearm, point your fingers like one -- anything at all -- and, bang!, you suffer for your wrong thinking. Think doubleplusgood thoughts, little boy, about flowers and kittens and rainbows and what gender you want to be. And should a child be a tad recalcitrant, nothing creates negative associations with firearms like a two-hour, pants-wetting interrogation at the age of five.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Our children are being psychologically programed every day, Guns are bad...Guns are bad...Guns are always bad...Only the State can be trusted with guns...
Yes, they are being "clockwork oranged" during their formative years. It's the western counterpart to Palee Gazans, teaching their kids to kill jews.
These same twits will be wishing we had a group of adults in 20 years or so that isn’t afraid to handle a gun to become a police officer when a criminal who CAN handle one is in their home.
Liberals don’t make decisions based on mental logic, only FEELINGS.
Cass Sunstein is the engineer behind all this.
Yet you give a kid in his pre-teen years a .22, and he becomes a fan for life.
They want to imprint a fear of guns in kids across the board for the purpose of FEAR. They don’t want them to have them and they want them to think that those who do have them, aside from the police and military, are evil and deserve to be imprisoned.
They call it ‘zero tolerance’ to make us think they are stupid. In reality, they are not stupid. All this bull$h!t is to criminalize the thought of a gun.
That is the important take-away that should not be missed.
My first impression was the article should have been entitled: "The Schools' Sinister War on Children". If not "children", then "America".
Disarming America is precisely the goal. Proceeding in the earliest days of government controlled education and conditioning is simply a long term method of achieving that goal. As in a "long war".
What other explanation can there be for the near-hysterical, irrational behavior of school officials?
Does anyone else remember high school rifle teams? With real firearms not air rifles?
It was a rural school and they owned about 80 acres behind the school.
This is when its time to use a commie pig, Clownward and Privvet tactic and turn it on the numbskulls in the ed system.
OVERWHELM THE SYSTEM.
Organize a tweetmob and at a certain time in the day, do a flash COPS N ROBBERS where all the kids run through the school pointing their fingers and blasting the beejeezus out each other.
Then let them do their stupid lock down and arrest a couple hundred kids.
Just be sure the cops don’t “frisk” the robbers, cause that will open another whole different can of worms.
Commie pigs only respect commie pig bully tactics.
All this stupidity about “guns” is nothing more than a constant brainwashing of a future generation to abore guns.
Requiring a family to change a deaf childs name since one of the letters in his name spelled out in sign language is the shape of a “gun” (finger pointing outward) is INSANITY at its finest. This stupidity has to be stopped.
I have been rather shocked by the seeming *absence* of gun rights organizations lobbying state legislatures to end these zero tolerance inanities in the schools.
States could create “common sense in the schools” laws, that direct principals to decide each and every disciplinary case on its merits, instead of lumping them together in a bizarre ZT policy. Require them to submit to their school district a brief, say 5 paragraph, memo with each discipline case.
The districts would consolidate these, and provide them to the state board of education.
1st paragraph: Name and grade of student(s) and faculty, staff, parents, and others who are involved.
2nd paragraph: Description of incident(s).
3rd paragraph: Description of estimated “real harm” of the incident, and what kind of harm(s) it could have or did result in.
4th paragraph: Description of discipline assigned, based on personal judgment.
5th paragraph: Additional comments and notes, including potential legal repercussions.
Parenting is more important then ever, so you can undo the communist indoctrination schools perform on your kids.
Of course there are millions and millions of absentee parents who assume schools are no different then they were when they went through them. So a lot of kids are receiving communist indoctrination not being corrected by parents — from fearing guns, to embracing gay marriage and islam, to surrendering all their rights to the State.
Then there is the stick. The reason insanity keeps occurring at schools and elsewhere is that leftists are never held accountable. But here we must take a leaf out of their book. When someone transgresses against their politically correct code -- think Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, Don Imus, or James Watson here -- an apology won't suffice.
The left wants the person destroyed. So follow suit. Don't be like a certain popular cable-news host who is wont to say "I don't want to see the ____ (the tyrant du jour) lose his job." Make sure a school official who commits leftist abuse upon a child never works again. Go for the jugular, for the kill shot; give no quarter. Go Roman. It's only when thousands of the thought police's decaying corpses of careers are lining the Apian Way that those in darkness will see the light. The Culture War is just that -- a war. And if you want to turn it around, this must be your mindset -- every day, every way, every school, at every level.
When, oh, when, are we going to start firing these idiots running these schools?Ridicule is just the start. These politically correct nitwits need to be hounded from their jobs!
I liked the last part about the decaying corpses of careers. The consumers of schooling need to reassert control over the employees, instead of living in fear of them.
Ridicule them. We should mail cut out guns to the principal with a note - Don’t be scared, it’s just pretend.
Our chilrun are being TARGETED.
> Parenting is more important then ever, so you can undo the
> communist indoctrination schools perform on your kids.
If your kids are in the government school collective, then they are exposed to government indoctrination and statist peer pressure for at least 40 hours per week. Not to mention the statist indoctrination they receive from “entertainment” media for at least another 20 hours a week.
How are you going to compete with that? If your kids are in public school, and are subject to average exposure to media, most of them will already think their conservative parents are idiots and throwbacks by the time they’re 14.
The “public school” is the Bus Ministry of the State Church of Humanism.
The “public school”, including the “charter school”, is BY FAR, the largest, most expensive, most subversive, and most destructive entitlement program in the country.
The “public school” is better understood as the “government school collective”.
It is silly to imagine that you can fix the public schools, because the very concept itself is collectivist.
It is hypocritical to submit your children to an authority with whom you fundamentally disagree. Children do not trust hypocrites, so this will undermine your own authority, let alone influence, with your children.
Any child that comes out of the government school collective with their moral compass and common sense intact does so in spite of the government school indoctrination, not because of it.
To understand the content and compass of modern education, see ...
If you want to win the culture war, have lots of children (see my tagline) and homeschool them or form your own school cooperative with your church or synagogue and like-minded friends and relatives.
Nobody loves your children more than you do.
Nobody can teach your children better than you can.
Nobody knows your children better than you do.
Your children would love nothing better than to be taught by you, if you start doing so before they are corrupted by the government school collective.
If you have children, make whatever sacrifices you must to get them out of the public schools.
DO NOT FEED THE BEAST!
Especially not with your own children.
And DO NOT TAKE GOVERNMENT “EDUCATION” MONEY!
He that pays the piper calls the tune, and that’s especially true for any government entitlement program.
Good post and completely true.
until men start taking care of business and striking the fear of God into these thugs/child abusers, its going to keep getting worse...
i honestly fear what Im capable of doing to someone who would treat my child this way...
It’s just a ‘nudge’ in the right direction. What harm could it cause?
Chicago had outstanding rifle teams up until about a decade ago. Somebody did a study of all the kids who’d been on those teams. Not one ever committed a ‘gun crime’.
News broke on that, Daley was embarrassed and the schools quietly ended their rifle teams. You can’t have facts get in the way of good rhetoric.