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  • Another internet communist claims to debunk tea party movement

    05/25/2010 7:46:22 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 14 replies · 443+ views
    This guy claims the tea party movement for freedom is part of a corporate plot. lol how are people like this allowed on the internet?
  • Opposition to Education for the Citizenry indoctrination increasing in Catalonia

    05/22/2010 3:02:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies · 214+ views
    CNA ^ | 5/22/2010
    Barcelona, Spain, May 21, 2010 / 10:01 pm (CNA).- The organization Professionals for Ethics in Spain has sent 23 new requests to the Catalonia regional government  from students who want to be exempted from the school course Education for the Citizenry (EPC). According to the organization, some 1,200 requests have been filed in Catalonia. Ramon Novella, president of Professionals for Ethics in Catalonia, said, “With this act we wish to reiterate the defense of the right of parents to educate their children according to their convictions, a fundamental right attacked by Education for the Citizenry, which does not respect the...
  • Five Morgan Hill students sent home for wearing American flag T-shirts

    05/05/2010 5:32:54 PM PDT · by Ballygrl · 307 replies · 10,156+ views
    Gilroy Dispatch ^ | 5/5/10 | Lindsay Bryant
    Five Morgan Hill students sent home for wearing American flag T-shirts 2:11 PM By Lindsay Bryant Five male students were asked to leave Live Oak High School this morning because they were wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. Officials at the school could not be reached for comment, but one student said administrators called the T-shirts "incendiary." "They said we were starting a fight, we were fuel to the fire," said Matt Dariano, a sophomore. The five teens were sitting at a table outside during their brunch break around 10:10 a.m. when Assistant Principal Miguel Rodriguez asked two...
  • Parent Blows Whistle on Teacher Promotion of Obama Internship

    04/02/2010 5:17:17 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 151 replies · 4,483+ views
    Education Reporter ^ | MARCH 2010 | Education Reporter
    Parent Blows Whistle on Teacher Promotion of Obama Internship The parent of a Perry High School student in Massillon, Ohio, set off a firestorm in his community and in the blogosphere when he gave Pamela Geller, of AtlasShrugs.com, a copy of an internship application provided to his 11th-grade daughter's government class the last week of January. The information packet, emblazoned with the Obama presidential campaign logo, was from DNC-funded Organizing for America (OFA), the successor organization of Obama for America. The student's father, identified as "Chuck," told Geller that the teacher offered no Republican Party internship equivalent to students. The...
  • Video: Children perform "Symphony of Hope" set to Barack Obama narrative

    03/16/2010 10:19:23 AM PDT · by detective · 3 replies · 237+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 03/16/10 | unknown
    Remember the school children singing mmm mmm mmm? See the latest tribute to our president in the "Symphony of Hope" performed by the Midwest Artists Association.
  • Live from Stanford: Secretary Chu on the Global Clean Energy Challenge

    03/08/2010 11:27:43 PM PST · by Cindy · 13 replies · 252+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | March 08, 2010 at 01:45 PM EST | Posted by Secretary Steven Chu
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/03/08/live-stanford-s-sustainability-summit Home • The White House Blog The White House Blog Live from Stanford: Secretary Chu on the Global Clean Energy Challenge Posted by Secretary Steven Chu on March 08, 2010 at 01:45 PM EST What are the steps we must take as a nation to create new, clean energy jobs and ensure America’s long-term competitiveness? What are the consequences for our climate of inaction? How can science and technology offer us new and better choices – and how can America’s young people make a difference? Today, I’m returning to Stanford University, where...
  • The comic books that brainwash North Koreans (propaganda comics for NK kids)

    03/01/2010 6:25:34 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 25 replies · 867+ views
    Global Post ^ | 02/26/10 | Geoffrey Cain
    The comic books that brainwash North Koreans Mighty Wing, Pyongyang's equivalent of Mickey Mouse, is a honeybee that confronts a swarm of capitalist wasps. By Geoffrey Cain — Special to GlobalPost Published: February 26, 2010 07:20 ET SEOUL, South Korea — Heinz Insu Fenkl, a literature professor at the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz, has cracked one secret to understanding the bizarre regime of North Korea: by reading its comic books. The academic, who refers to himself as an American-Korean, spends hours in his office tucked away in upstate New York, churning out English translations of...
  • Child Preacher Delivers a Speech on Children's Love of Martyrdom on Egyptian TV...

    02/17/2010 2:56:27 AM PST · by Cindy · 4 replies · 293+ views
    MEMRI.org - Special Dispatch 2810 ^ | February 16, 2010 | n/a
      "Child Preacher Delivers a Speech on Children's Love of Martyrdom on Egyptian TV: "My Mother Has Presented Me as a Gift to Allah This Year"" SNIPPET: "In a recent TV children's show, aired on the Egyptian Al-Rahma TV, a child preacher, Abd Al-Fattah Marwan, recites the legend of Abu Qudama and the young boy, who died a martyr on the battlefield in the early days of Islam. In the legend, which glorifies Jihad and martyrdom, the boy, Muhammad, is said to have beseeched Abu Qudama to let him join the Jihad against the infidels despite his young age. After...
  • Was John McCain Brainwashed While Imprisoned In North Vietnam? (he called U.S. vets "criminals")

    01/31/2010 9:11:21 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 188 replies · 2,168+ views
    examiner.com ^ | 2010-01-31 | Dave Gibson
    It is nothing short of incredible that a combat veteran who has claimed to be a conservative Senator has led the fight to reward with amnesty, the millions of Mexican and Central American nationals who have entered this nation illegally. While the betrayal of the American people on behalf of foreign invaders by Sen. John McCain may be puzzling to most, the former POW actually has somewhat of a history of betraying his fellow citizens in favor of a foreign enemy. The question of McCain's true motives should be examined. On October 26, 1967, U.S. Navy Lt. John McCain was...
  • Indiana: Public School Wanted 2nd Graders to Sing "Allah is God"....

    12/14/2009 5:11:05 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 57 replies · 2,255+ views
    They go out of their way to not mention Jesus or any reference to Christmas being a Christian holiday and then they want the kids to sing "Allah is god." The height of liberal PC insanity..... A battle over religion is brewing in central Indiana after a public school wanted second graders to sing a song declaring, “Allah is God.” The phrase was removed just before the performance after a national conservative group launched a protest. The principal of Lantern Road Elementary School in Fishers, IN, said they were trying to teach inclusiveness through their holiday production. It included references...
  • Cultivating Failure (garden schools movement)

    01/11/2010 6:07:26 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 15 replies · 669+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | January/February 2010 | Caitlin Flanagan
    ... Fads in education tend to take off quickly, but nothing else has come into our public schools at the rocket-blast rate of school gardens, particularly here in my home state of California. To be sure, this was hardly a new phenomenon in California, where school gardens waxed and waned over the years, propelled by the state’s agricultural interests, the back-to-the-land movement of the ’70s, and so on. But by the time Waters came onto the scene, organic food, nutrition, and sustainability were becoming the pet issues of the volunteering set. In the 1990s, Waters found a powerful ally in...
  • Teaching Green, Beyond Recycling

    01/11/2010 5:40:18 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 7 replies · 440+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 10, 2010 | Mireya Navarro and Sindya N. Bhanoo
    [T]he Green School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn [...] laces an environmental theme into most of its coursework. ... But the two reluctant recruits, who had both failed to get into the high schools they favored, said they were won over after realizing that the school casts a wide net. Rather than simply covering predictable topics like recycling and tree planting, they say, it has alerted them to problems like sooty air and negative media representations of their neighborhoods. “Green is not just the environment,” Jennifer said. “It’s politics, government, social justice.” “We do a lot of things other schools are not...
  • Tracking Left wing funding of NPR

    01/02/2010 5:41:39 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 40 replies · 3,045+ views
    As you start to read all this, you'll laugh at how incestuous it all gets. Let's start with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which as I've noted in the past is tied in with the Soros foundation. Together, the two worked on something called The Project on Death in America.(PDIA) http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2341083/posts And speaking of Mr Soros, he himself(his foundations) have given directly to NPR. Compared to some of the other numbers I'm seeing, it's a small amount of $250,000. But it doesn't matter. Soros money is soros money in my book. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2396058/posts Additional information about RWJF can be found here....
  • Making Jihadists

    12/13/2009 3:24:19 AM PST · by Scanian · 6 replies · 426+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | December 13, 2009 | Amil Imani
    Bewildered by what fanatic Muslims do, some conclude that Muslims are brainwashed. Otherwise, how can their totally illogical belief system and barbaric behavior be explained? But the notion of "brainwashing" that is bandied about is the stuff of science fiction and Hollywood movies such as the Manchurian Candidate. The human person arrives in this world with his brains already washed in the sense of being what John Locke called tabula rasa, clean slate -- ready for experience to imprint its script on it. John Locke was only partly correct. The brain also arrives with numerous predispositions already in place. It...
  • MUSLIM OBAMA, MENTORED BY WRIGHT

    11/19/2009 7:54:19 PM PST · by freedomyes · 31 replies · 1,554+ views
    American Conservative Daily ^ | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Compare then and now. What we are reaping now is rot that was planted in the weeds back then. “When Moses finally escaped the Egyptians, he turned to God and asked, ‘There could surely be no one as bad at those people?’ God said to Moses, ‘Yes there are. Beware the honkeys. Beware the crackers. Especially beware the Jews. I hate all those people. Frankly, if you blow up their buildings, that’s okay with me.’ God hates the Jews. Wright said it. That is bold, orthodox Muslim preaching. So blow up Jews’ buildings. That’s Muslim Muslim Muslim written all over...
  • Green 'brainwashing' scaring preschoolers, say experts

    10/26/2009 6:25:43 PM PDT · by Stoat · 14 replies · 830+ views
    News.com (Australia) ^ | October 25, 2009 | Xanthe Kleinig
    PARENTS have accused early childhood centres of "greenwashing" their children by burdening them with the responsibility of saving the world.Tots as young as three have sent letters to Kevin Rudd about their passion for green living and asked companies to reduce their packaging.Others are growing their own food, repairing toys and walking to preschool in an effort to reduce their toll on the environment.But experts have called for caution in teaching children about climate change because of the potential for fear, anxiety, frustration, anger and despair at catastrophic events.Mother Paula Driscoll, from Sydney, said environmental disaster was the new...
  • What would Mao do? White House press strategy is about absolute control

    10/19/2009 7:13:36 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 11 replies · 725+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | October 20, 2009 | Editorial
    "What would Mao do?" seems to be the guiding question in White House communications strategy. Miss Dunn bragged that during the 2008 presidential campaign, "very rarely did we communicate through the press anything that we didn't absolutely control." The Obama White House continues this drive for control using the tools of government, seeking to harness all means of communication and organize a Cultural Revolution Lite.
  • A Look at "Art for Obama" With Shepard Fairey

    10/04/2009 9:37:06 PM PDT · by Dajjal · 18 replies · 1,727+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | Oct. 1, 2009 | Miranda Siegel
    Even though Obama's popularity has been sliding significantly, Shepard Fairey, designer of the viral blue-and-red Manifest Hope poster, thinks it's the perfect time to release a slick and comprehensive anthology of celebratory Obama-related artworks: Art for Obama, which he co-edited with Evolutionary Media Group founder Jennifer Gross, comes out October 2. In addition to getting a look at the imagery, we spoke with Fairey about Obama's approval ratings, how political art reaches beyond politics, and his thoughts on the artistic deification of our leader.Watch the Slideshow Siegel: Tell us about the idea behind Art for Obama. Fairey: People undervalue...
  • Kevin Jennings Gets Boost from White House (Arne Duncan) PERV ALERT

    10/01/2009 2:23:57 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 15 replies · 848+ views
    CBS News ^ | October 1, 2009
    Education Secretary Defends Department Official Under Fire...The Obama administration Wednesday defended an Education Department official over advice he gave a gay student about sex 21 years ago. The official, Kevin Jennings, says he should have handled the situation differently when he told the boy he hoped he had used a condom during a sexual encounter with an older man. Jennings, who now heads the department's Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, has been under fire from conservatives and right-wing groups... In a statement Wednesday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Jennings has devoted his career to promoting school safety. "He...
  • Shock Discovery: Community Organizers Pray to President-Elect Obama [BARF! BARF! BARF!]

    09/29/2009 7:43:58 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 340 replies · 14,876+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 2009-09-29
    "Hear our cry, Obama." "Deliver us, Obama." Video at link.