by Dave Hodges, The Common Sense Show:
Do you remember the famous line from the classic movie, Animal House as John Belushi stated: “Did we give up after the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?” This is a humorous but sarcastic and somewhat truthful quote designed to illustrate the folly of American education. Today, our kids are taught the folly of climate change without the benefit of using the scientific method. Social justice warriors patrol our university campuses looking to impose discipline for the mere appearance of “incorrect views” in this modern rendition of “The Lord of the Flies“.
An increasing number of Americans are realizing the folly of participating in the globalist world of antiChristian and anti-American values and then letting these same forces educate our children. In greater numbers we are avoiding the K-Marts, the Walmarts and all of the slave marts. We buy precious metals instead of horde cash because we know where this is all headed. More Americans are growing their own food. They increasingly shop at the “mom and pop” stores as opposed to the corporate entities. We visit “natural” doctors as opposed to the “cut it out, burn it out and poison it out” AMA approved doctors. More Americans than every belore are going off the grid. More of us are holidng home Bible studies as opposed to attending a DHS Clergy Response Team controlled church who doesn’t just render unto Caesar, they are Caesar. With all that many Americans are doing to not be a part of the evil empire then why in the world would parents give up their children to the public schools that are controlled by the same forces that have forced millions of Americans into varous degrees of alternatives to the main stream society? John Kennedy said it this way:
“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived, and dishonest, but the myth—persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”
JOHN F. KENNEDY
People often ask me, “Dave, how do we turn this around and defeat the globalists”? I frequently tell them that there is no turning this around. I have an attorney who is continually writing to me and stating that we need to teach the people the Constitution. “Mr. lawyer, many of our people cannot even read the Constitution, much less understand it”.
The parents and grandparents have lost this country to a group of vicious and sociopathic bankers because for 3 generations, Americans have failed to turn off their TV sets and allowed the federal government to educate their children. Under the Constitution, education is a power reserved for the states under the 10th Amendment. However, the federal government has learned the art of bribery, as it will withhold state tax money for failure to comply with such misguided policies as “No Child Left Behind, or, Common Core”. The states could retaliate and refuse to send their tax dollars to Washington, but that would require courage and foresight, the kind of courage and foresight that is rarely on display from our elected officials, even at the local level.
This article is about why parents need to go shopping for a quality education fo their children. There are still some decent schools, however, an increasing number of parents are home schooling their children in order to keep them out of the clutches of the government and their failed educational policies. Yes, there are good teachers and great schools still left. However, there are not enough of them. We need to rescue our children from the propaganda of the state, before they are totally taught to love their servitude and educate them in an environment which will honor true knowledge, not blind obedience.
If the Biblical saying (Hosea 4:6) “My people perish from lack of knowledge.” is indeed true, Americans should be placed at the top of the endangered species list.
IF WE EXPECT OUR CHILDREN WILL SURVIVE THE GLOBALIST SYSTEM, THEN WHY DO WE LET THE SAME GLOBALIST SYSTEM EDUCATE THEM?
Dumb and Dumber
Just how dumb are we? Consider a report from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute about civic literacy concludes that the average American is too dumb to vote intelligently.
Over 70% of the test takes, including college students and elected officials flunked the 33 multiple choice question test which covered basic civics.
How bad were the results? Consider the fact that 27% of the elected officials surveyed could not name even one right contained in the first amendment. How will we know when the country is placed under martial law? The answer: We won’t! But neither will the majority of our leaders.
Rick Shenkman, author of the book Just How Dumb Are We, found that 87% of American college students could not find Iraq on a map. In fact, Shenkman also found that:
– Only 1 in 5 know that we have 100 United States senators.
-Only 2 out of 5 citizens can name the three branches of the federal government.
-Only 20% of young Americans between the ages 18-34 read a newspaper daily. An amazingly low 11% report surfing Internet news sites.
Among 18- to 24-year-old Americans given maps:
-83 percent cannot find Afghanistan on a map
-76 percent cannot find Saudi Arabia
-70 percent cannot find New Jersey
-11 percent cannot find the United States
Only 17% of college graduates understood the contrast between a free market economy and centralized planning. Perhaps this explains why America was not rioting in the streets following the passage of the bail outs. I am left wondering what percentage of Americans actually believe that the Federal Reserve is both Federal and has reserves? Soon, nearly 100% of Americans will not be able to find their wallets.
If your child is attending a public school, with rare exception, they are being exposed to values and hedonitic beliefs as if they are normal.
American schools across the country could best be categorized as conformity factories which are largely devoid of independent thinking.
Public or private schools, with class sizes of 30-40 kids, doesn’t inspire creative or critical thinking. If large classes have to be on the same page, literally, those who learn faster are held back by those who are slower. Rote memorization does not lead to true understanding. Academic freedom has been sacrificed in the name of globaist-inspired mindless conformity. Remember, the globalists need you to be smart enough to do your job, but not so smart that you will question authority. In today’s public education mindless conformity is the rule of the day with regard to teachers and students. Teachers enter the profession thelp kids and they believe they are the creative skills to bring out the best in their students. However, conformity kills creativity and that is the goal: To create a Pavlovian based society that starts with the rigid conditioning of the 50 million people that walk through the doors of a public education institution on a daily basis.
The public educational system h
as always been used as a tool for indoctrinating kids into whatever the currently accepted belief systems and standards of behavior are considered acceptable by the elite. As I have written about, elementary students in San Bernadino, CA., made their students bow on one knee when they heard the teachers whistle. All across this country, all support of the Second Amendment is eviscerated from most schools (e.g. suspending children for drawing a gun, pointing a finger gun, playing imaginary war games on the playground by six and seven year old kids).
Homeschooling your children can help them avoid the often dangerous and required vaccinations and enforced psychotropic “medications”. There are many concerns of how children cope with the drudgery of forced institutional education by resorting to illegal drugs or prescription drugs obtained illegally.
It takes the schools of today far too many years to teach reading and writing skills along withbasic grammar, and math. Most of the problem is due to sheer class size. It should take only a few months to learn each of these basic items for most. Today, about 40% of high school graduates are lacking in those basic literacy skills.
A generation of making dedicated teachers teach the exact same thing, using the exact same methods, has produced an educational cloning factory. This is one of the reasons why teachers leave the profression so early in their careers because their indivdual talents are stifled in the name of conformed mass instruction. This type of education produces a conditioned response in our children, instead of free and independent thinking. It is an excellent propaganda tool and the tail wags the dog.
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