We have been called many names...ASTROTURF...bitter clingers to guns and religion...right-wing nutjobs....even terrorists. They equate us to those who hijacked and flew airplanes into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Their fear of us is based in our belief that WE are the masters of our own destiny...and pursuit of...the TRUTH.
There is only one TRUTH...but there are many shades of lies. What has happened, has happened. Whether for better or worse, the best teacher of history is history itself. When that history collides with a political agenda, it is not the political agenda that must be changed, but the history itself.
I must share a few words from an enlightened friend, Mark Bailey, with his permission. He *GETS* it! In his own words...
"Folks, I have heard all kinds of reasons and who is to blame on America's problems, now just being a dumb ole hillbilly without a college education I believe that I just might be smart enough to answer that question. The problem started when we allowed the government to become involved in any form of education."
Why would this be a problem? Government does not have to earn it's money, it simply takes it. Results are irrelevant...if the program fails, they simply create another one to take more of your money to create another one.
Mark continues..."It started with allowing government money into colleges , this allowed indoctrination of certain political views, not education and it has evolved into liberals running most every college that receive government funds. History and morals are nonexistent...lies, liberalism, communism and indoctrination prevail."
"Don't believe me? Let any conservative professor try to get a job at any one of these colleges. Folks, this has been a plan of the left all along...it doesn't stop there. Our public schools are the same, these enemies of a free people will stop at nothing to indoctrinate our children and try to remove any form of Christian upbringing, morals, and common decency we have installed in our children."
Excerpts from The COMMUNIST MANIFESTO (Cleon Skousen), as read into the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD on January 10, 1963, dictates that for a Socialist takeover of America to occur...
Item 17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers' associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
Item 18. Gain control of all student newspapers.
Item 19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.
Item 24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them "censorship" and a violation of free speech and free press.
Item 25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
Item 26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as "normal, natural, healthy."
Item 27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a "religious crutch."
Item 28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state."
Item 29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
Item 30. Discredit the American Founding Fathers. Present them as selfish aristocrats who had no concern for the "common man."
Item 31. Belittle all forms of American culture and discourage the teaching of American history on the ground that it was only a minor part of the "big picture." Give more emphasis to Russian history since the Communists took over.
Item 32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture--education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc.
Item 38. Transfer some of the powers of arrest from the police to social agencies. Treat all behavioral problems as psychiatric disorders which no one but psychiatrists can understand [or treat].
Item 39. Dominate the psychiatric profession and use mental health laws as a means of gaining coercive control over those who oppose Communist goals.
Item 40. Discredit the family as an institution. Encourage promiscuity and easy divorce.
Item 41. Emphasize the need to raise children away from the negative influence of parents. Attribute prejudices, mental blocks and retarding of children to suppressive influence of parents.
One-third (15 of 45) planks in the Communist Manifesto are geared towards dismantling education and family. Are you convinced yet?
Mark finishes with a stunning summation..."Our government has no place in education and no government funds should be allowed so they can't have any input on the matter. Folks, home school your kids or send them to a good Christian school, if they want a college education, send them to a Christian college or a good trade school. Do not let them go to a liberal arts school or a college that receives government funds, if you do it's a good chance you will have a lot dumber child that has been indoctrinated when they graduate. Some may say I'm just plain crazy, to those who do, I'll say this...'You've already been indoctrinated to a point.' Folks, look at history, real history...not the fictional crap they teach. Communism, Marxism and such governments indoctrinate their people through education to control them and tear down any chance of a free society. We have a lot of problems here but in order to fix them the root of our problem must be addressed. We can't continue to let the left control education of our kids."
Nuff sed...what say YOU?