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NY School Compares President Trump to Hitler, Mussolini

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

The left famously says everyone with whom they disagree is like Hitler. Conservatives are Nazis, they behave like the Gestapo, they are fascists like Mussolini. Now according to Fox commentator Todd Starnes, Saratoga Springs High School is indoctrinating students with the view that Trump is like Hitler and Mussolini:

“A tenth grade teacher at Saratoga Springs High School led a discussion on the rise of fascism during World War Two by referencing President Trump.

‘“It’s total indoctrination,’ said Melissa, the parent who contacted me. She asked that I not use her last name. ‘It’s not their place to indoctrinate our children. It’s their job to teach the facts. Healthy debate is one thing but this definitely crossed the line.’

“The entire lesson plan was posted on the school district’s website. But once I started poking around and asking questions, the lesson was hidden behind a password protected wall.

“’Trump has absolutely no relation to World War Two. There’s no reason why he should be included with Stalin, Mussolini or Hitler,’ the mom said. They are trying to link him to the leaders of that time. That crosses a line.’

Another graphics listed “early warning signs of fascism”:

  • Nationalism
  • Obession with national security
  • Religion and government intertwined
  • Rampant sexism
  • Fraudulent elections
  • Obsession with crime and punishment

“The fact they posted this on the school’s website shows just how brazen these teachers are,” another concerned parent told me.

“Liberal teachers need to be reminded it’s not okay to use their platform to push their agenda on our kids,” the parent added.

Supt. Mike Piccirillo defended the lesson – telling me that “teaching about fascism as a political movement in the context of World War II is part of the curriculum.”

So how does President Trump factor into World War Two?

“The cartoons you referenced were used as examples to introduce a student debate regarding how some media may be portraying our government as exhibiting the early signs of fascism,” he said.

The question posed to students was “do you believe this is fair and/or accurate?”

So at some point did the teacher explain to the classroom that such comparisons were not only unfair but also grossly inaccurate?

The superintendent did not answer that question.

“These teachers are really pushing a liberal agenda on the kids,” one of the moms told me.”

What the left, including many in the educational establishment, fail to grasp is that the translation of Nazi is National Socialism. Many on the left who are, in fact socialist cannot face the truth that Hitler and Mussolini were both socialists who believed in an all-powerful top down government. What the left fail to understand is that Hitler did not believe in the God of the Bible, but instead wanted to force Christianity to conform to Nazi principles. Hitler demanded that the army take a personal oath to him. Last but not least, Hitler murdered millions of Jews as well as million more as a result of this aggressive wars. Can rational human being demonstrate how Trump is like Hitler? Trumps son-in-law is Jewish for pete’s sake.

One more thought about leftist indoctrination: Josef Goebels, Hitler’s Minister of Propaganda was a practitioner of what came to be called “The Big Lie.” Now as then, we look to the Left for The Big Lie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Florida Citizens Alliance New Objectionable Materials Report

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

The Florida Citizens Alliance (FCA)has been in the forefront of combatting Common Core and objectionable materials that plague the classroom like an unstoppable virus. FCA have issued a new report that every family should read titled the Florida Curriculum Assessment. The 11 page report describes six categories of objectionable materials:

 

  • English Language Arts
  • Pornography
  • Reconstructed History and
  • Advanced Placement US History (APUSH)
  • Religious Indoctrination
  • Political Indoctrination
  • Common Core Math Methodologies

Rep. Lee is sponsoring HB 989 that will require all county school districts to make materials available for families to review. The bill in being considered in this current legislative session and just in time because there are some materials in place that should not be in schools. Here are just a few quotes:

 

English Language Arts:

 

“English 3 :Florida Collections– by Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt Published-2013, is a collection of short stories. The overwhelming content of these types of stories and victimization, racism and bigotry are not teaching our children to be good citizens, but victims of an oppressive culture and with moral values that “anything goes”.

Pornography

 

These materials are available beginning with 6th graders:

 

“One Example: Title: Beautiful Bastard, Author: Christina Lauren

“He leaned close enough to bite my shoulder, whispering, ‘You fucking tease.” Unable to get close enough, I quickened my pace on his zipper, shoving his pants and his boxers to the floor. I gave his cock a hard squeeze, feeling him pulse against my palm. He forced my skirt up my thighs and pushed me back on the conference table. Before I could utter a single word, he took hold of my ankles, grabbed his cock, and took a step forward, thrusting deep inside me. I couldn’t even be horrified by the loud moan I let out – he felt better than anything. ‘What’s that?’ he hissed through his clenched teeth, his hips slapping against my thighs, driving him deep inside. ‘Never been fucked like this before, have you? You wouldn’t be such a tease if you were being properly fucked.”

Revisionist History

 

“Modern World History, 9th Grade Teacher Edition Year: 2013

Author: Holt McDougal Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The most objectionable portions of the book were the sections on the American Revolution and Founding Principles. In the discussion of the Articles of Confederation, the commentary distorts the extensive back and forth between the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists
-no mention of the 13 colonies declaring their independence as 13 independent Nation States, each with powers of the other nations states of Britain, France, etc.

-no mention of the US Constitution being a legal document that created the federal government
-No mention that the federal government was a product of this legal compact and not a signer or ratifier of the compact. -No mention that this legal compact delegated only 18 well-defined and very limited powers in Article 1, sec 8
– Minimal mention of the extensive debates that led to the Bill of Rights and particularly why we have a 9th and 10thamendment.
– Grossly miss-represented the Federalist position/Stating  “colonial leaders eventually recognized the need for a strong national government” –Not true- our Constitution was carefully crafted to limit federal government powers!”

The full report can be obtained by going to The Florida Citizens Alliance:

Oct. 2016 Objectionable Materials Curriculum Report updated

 

 

 

 

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NY: Illiteracy Now OK for Teachers

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

The New York State Board of Regents, which supervises public education, has decided it will no longer be necessary for would-be teachers to pass an Academic Literacy Skills Test. The reason? The test was producing racially disparate results: Only 41 percent of black candidates and 46 percent of Hispanic candidates had passed the exam on their first attempt, compared to 64 percent of white candidates.

With a Department of Education study putting the number of white public school teachers at over 80 percent with a student body hovering around 50 percent white, advocating for a diverse teaching staff is understandable. If rectifying this imbalance is a priority for the Board of Regents, its members should ensure their methods do not diminish the quality of their educators. They are doing the opposite.

The New York Post spoke with The New York City Parents union President who deplored the decision. “I think it’s absolutely outrageous,” said Mona Davids, president of the New York City Parents Union. “Our children are already barely literate. The majority of them aren’t reading at grade level as it is. To dumb down the standards for incoming teachers with the ludicrous excuse to diversify the teaching pool is completely absurd.”

Davids argued that black and Latino students in struggling districts across the city ultimately pay the price for thinning standards.

“We already have ineffective teachers in our highest-needs neighborhoods,” she said. “These are black and Latino neighborhoods. It’s in these schools where you want to put teachers who can’t pass a basic English test?”

But the Regents staunchly backed the test’s removal during their meeting Monday and denied that standards were compromised.

Here is one more example that the education establishment cares far more about jobs and benefits than serving the communities. Who ever heard of allowing illiterate teachers to teach? The New York Regents in their heyday presided over one of the finest educational systems in the country, but that was over 50 years ago. Between the teachers union and the Regents, New York public schools are a perfect storm of failure. Considering that NY public schools get about $20,000 per student, the failure is an even greater disgrace.

 

 

 

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Powers Catholic High School Educates Great Writers

Powers Catholic HS Flint, MI

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

Would you like your school to teach its students clear persuasive writing? That’s not such an obvious question, since so many school have reduced writing to the status of an afterthought. But Powers Catholic High School in Flint Michigan knows how grow and groom clear and persuasive writers. A good example of a Powers writer is Dylan Hernandez whose open letter to President Trump was published in the Wall St. Journal. It is published below in its entirety. I interviewed Powers Principal Sally Bartos about how Powers does it.

 

Ms. Bartos said that writing is a fundamental part of each subject discipline. Whether the class is English, history, science or math, writing is required. In science, the student might journal some research, in political science the student might be required to develop s persuasive argument as Mr. Hernandez does so successfully.

 

Ms. Bartos said that Powers builds from a traditional Catholic approach to education but is flexible in adopting programs to fit the students body of about 660 young people. She said that Powers offers an honors humanities program that strongly resembles a traditional classic form of education that includes study of ancient Greek writing, and immersion in Western thought. Of course, since Powers is a Catholic Diocesan school, the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas and other great Catholic thinks are studied.

 

Powers Catholic High School is justifiably proud of Mr. Hernandez who will doubtless go far in life. I hope he realizes his ambition of meeting with President Trump and making a deal with him to improve the City of Flint Michigan. If he does get that invitation to the White House, Principal Bartos assured me that he’d be wearing his Powers Catholic school sweater. And I hope he brings one for President Trump.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DYLAN HERNANDEZ Wall Street Journal

Flint, Mich.

Mr. President, last month I heard you pledge that “neglected inner cities will see a rebirth of hope, safety, and opportunity.” Please make Flint your urban-renewal flagship, where your policies demonstrate the hope, safety and opportunity you promise.

Flint faces the same abandonment, crime, blight, troubled schools, unemployment and infrastructure issues found in many major metropolitan areas. But its population of fewer than 100,000 makes a swift turnaround easier than in larger, more complex cities like Detroit or Chicago.

You were on the mark when you said leaders have “ignored the fates of our children in the inner cities.” According to Stanford research, Flint sixth-graders are more than two grade levels behind where they should be and some four levels behind sixth-graders in nearby Oakland County. Two weeks ago, one of the two remaining public high schools canceled athletics for the year due to lack of funding. The two high schools will likely consolidate this fall in a decaying 1959 building.

Even with its bruises, I love this town and intend to return after college. Flint is home to talented, modest, resilient people and pockets of optimism that make it fertile ground for federal initiatives and investment.

While Flint still has an award-winning plant making Chevy and GMC pickup trucks, the city has lost more than 70,000 factory jobs, forcing it to develop other fields including higher education and health care. It is home to a University of Michigan campus, Kettering University (one of America’s best engineering colleges), Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, and Mott Community College. Flint also has three hospitals and Diplomat, the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy. There is also an active $3 billion in philanthropy headquartered here, which works with the nonprofit Uptown Reinvestment Corp. to revitalize the downtown, university and cultural areas.

 

Mr. President, you could transform Flint in record time, maybe even before the midterm election. You could encourage companies to bring manufacturing back. You could employ those who are perpetually unemployed to rid the city of​ litter and blight, a simple idea based on broken-windows theory that the mayor of Albuquerque, N.M., successfully deployed.​

Flint is one of the most dangerous cities in the country—the most dangerous per capita from 2010-12, according to the FBI. In 2012 the city had 122 police officers, down from 265 five years earlier. You could help make the city safer through federal funding to hire more police officers.

In 2016 one in 14 houses in Flint was vacant. With funding such as Hardest Hit grants, the city could tear down abandoned structures at a faster pace.

You could improve education by providing money to build a consolidated public high-school and middle-school campus. The young could also benefit from more funds for weekend and summer science and math outreach.

Mr. Trump, if you’d like to discuss this over meatloaf, my spring break is April 1-11. The White House or Mar-a-Lago?

 

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Pastor Condemns “Day Without Women” School Shutdown

Day Without Women March

 

By Dr. Mark Conrad www.thereportcard.org

 

This past Wednesday, I checked the network news to make sure nothing major had happened overnight, and to my surprise, March 8 was declared “A Day Without Women. I decided to investigate this new topic and figure out what was going on.

 

The first thing I found out was that it was supported by groups such as Planned Parenthood, MoveOn.org, and Amnesty International to name a few.

 

The second thing I found out is that schools in Alexandria, Va., North Carolina’s Chapel Hill-Carrboro school district, Prince George’s County school district in Maryland and some schools in New York were shut down. (The school districts said the shutdown was not a political statement in support of the protest, but protection of the children because not enough teachers would be in school. I wish people would be honest, if it smells like a skunk, walks like a skunk, and looks like a skunk, it is a skunk)!

 

The third thing I found out was that this was supposed to be about gender equality. (Hmm, I wonder if any of the women who wanted to participate on March 8 couldn’t because they got up that day and decided that were of “gender fluidity” and they identified as a man? I also wonder if any men woke up that day and “felt” like a woman so he could take the day off too)!

 

I then decided to see what other women thought about this idea. Here’s what I found” According to “Concerned Women of America,” they criticized the event as misguided and unrepresentative of women as a whole. Author and writer, Suzanne Venker said, “I would no more participate in this event than I would stick needles in my eyes.” I also asked the woman who I trust most (my wife) her opinion. First, I found out that she didn’t know anything about it and second, her exact quote to me was: “how stupid.”

 

Here are some pretty interesting facts about women’s equality in the United States: women in the U.S. hold 43% of senior management positions and 46% of American firms are owned or co-owned by women! However, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, as women have gained more freedom, more education and more power, they have become less happy overall.

 

I have come to some conclusions as the result of looking into this subject:

 

  1. This was not about gender equality; it was about politics
  2. The teachers who decided to follow this misguided event should be held accountable for not being at work. (I wonder what they would do if their child threw a tantrum and said they were not going to clean up their room because mom was mean)?
  3. The school officials should be held accountable for giving into bad behavior. Believe me, this is going to start a new trend in society).
  4. The vast majority of women in this country disagree with this foolishness.
  5. Teachers need to leave politics out of the classroom. They have a responsibility to teach our children and to use their skills to help children learn to use their God given abilities to survive in the world. Teachers should not become tools for the advancement of a political agenda.

 

Finally, I would like to thank my wife, my mother and all of the women who sacrifice every day for the betterment of those around them. I have been blessed with the example of these women set before me throughout my life. I am thankful that they refuse to accept the idea of being victims and instead carry the banner of victory. Most of us must admit that it is the example of women like these that have taught us the values of life. I believe all of us have to face times in this life when life is unfair; the question we have to answer for ourselves is: is it going to make us bitter or better?

 

(Dr. Mark Conrad is Senior Pastor at Turning Point at Calvary Baptist Church, St. Augustine, FL)

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Middlebury: For $66,000/Year Learn Rioting 101

Prof. Allison Stanger Injured by Rioters

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

 

Last Thursday Middlebury College Professor Allison Stanger was injured by protesters Thursday evening as she was escorting a controversial speaker driven from campus by student rioters. Prof. Stanger was treated at Porter Hospital and released.

Dr. Charles Murray, author of The Bell Curve and a political scientist who has been criticized for his views on race and intelligence, was invited to speak on campus by a student group. He was greeted late Thursday afternoon outside McCullough Student Center by hundreds of protesters, and inside Wilson Hall, students turned their backs to him and booed when he got up to speak.

College spokesman Bill Burger said that when Murray and Professor Stanger were departing the school “The protesters then violently set upon the car, rocking it, pounding on it, jumping on and trying to prevent it from leaving campus,” he said. “At one point a large traffic sign was thrown in front of the car. Public Safety officers were able, finally, to clear the way to allow the vehicle to leave campus.

Imagine you are the proud parents of a daughter who just got the thick envelope signifying acceptance at Middlebury. You now have the privilege of paying over $66,000 per year for your child’s education. And what does your child learn at Middlebury? Employability may not be one of the characteristics of a Middlebury graduate unless your child gets a paid position with Black Live Matter.

Your child will learn some other things enumerated here:

  1. Virtue signaling is the academic version of “holier than thou.” It is a way to demonstrate one’s moral superiority. Virtue signaling is a handy way to insult anyone whose ideas you dislike by calling them a racist or a homophobe. It is highly unlikely that any of the rioting students read any of Dr. Murray’s books such as “The Bell Curve” but they heard it was racist, so that’s all they needed to riot.
  2. Feelings are more important than facts. Today’s Middlebury snowflakes don’t want to hear ideas that are contrary to their own. It’s hurts their feelings and causes them to seek out “safe spaces.” These feelings have caused college administrators to establish “speech codes” to prevent, not encourage free speech.
  3. The traditional goal of education is to open the mind to new ideas. But Middlebury and so many other colleges today are having none of that. Any ideas contrary to the narrow view academic left are Streng Verboten!
  4. Weak character was displayed by Middlebury President Laurie Patton who before Dr. Murray schedule lecture, vaguely attacked his ideas. After the riot, President Patton offered a weak response:”Today our community begins the process of addressing the deep and troubling divisions that were on display last night. I am grateful to those who share this goal and have offered to help. We must find a path to establishing a climate of open discourse as a core Middlebury value, while also recognizing critical matters of race, inclusion, class, sexual and gender identity, and the other factors that too often divide us. That work will take time, and I will have more to say about that in the days ahead.”
  5. Discipline required to study and learn new ideas was a time honored way or acquiring knowledge and subsequently wisdom. Fugeddaboutit-see point 2.

So, dear parents, perhaps you can put that $66,000 per year to better use. Invest it in a good business and suggest to your children that they consider serving a few years in the Navy where they will learn a great deal.

 

 

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Trump: “Education is Civil Right Issue of our Time”

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

President Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando last week. The purpose of the visit was to highlight how school choice vouchers have help so many inner-city kids. St. Andrew is a private Catholic school that accepts vouchers for the amount that would be allocated per student to public schools. Public schools have been failing inner city kids for decades. In New York, at Harlem’s Wadleigh School, a shocking 94% of 8th grade students are not reading proficient yet New York spends $20,000 per student per year. Florida has had a highly successful voucher program that is funded by tax credits. When President Trump and Secretary DeVos speak of school choice they mean that parents should be able to remove their kids from failing public schools and put them in either private schools using vouchers or charter school that operate with public funds. Charters are free to operate using their own curriculum and methods, but are still responsible for maintaining educational standards

 DENISHA MERRIWEATHER WAS A FORMER FAILING STUDENT IN Orlando PUBLIC SCHOOL, BUT THRIVED AT ST. ANDREW. SHE CREDITS THE SCHOOL AND THE VOUCHER PROGRAM FOR TURNING HER LIFE AROUND.

Chicago, Washington, Los Angeles New York and many more cities with strong teachers unions are producing failed students. Washington, DC spends $29,000 per students, yet despite the spending only half of all of the students are proficient in math and reading.

President Trump famously said to the black community, your schools are failing and joblessness is at an all time high. “Vote for me, what do you have to lose?” President Trump had a pretty good point.

 

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Southern Poverty Law Center Pushing LGBT in Schools

 

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) started out fighting the KKK. But now it has joined with the left-leaning ACLU and the Freedom From Religion Foundation to indoctrinate America’s K-12 public schools.  The SPLC is openly advocating homosexuality and transgenderism, and going even further to condemn and label as “haters” those who don’t support that agenda because of their faith.

It’s the group that put Dr. Ben Carson, one of the most respected men in America, on a list of “haters.”

According to WND reporter Bob Unruh:

It’s the group formally linked in a federal court case to domestic terror after describing an ordinary Christian organization, the Family Research Council, as a “hate” group, inspiring a man who intended mass murder to launch an attack.

Now SPLC is being used as an online resource for school teachers and children across America by Newsela.

The company describes itself as “an education technology startup dedicated to transforming the way students access the world through words.”

Get the Whistleblower Magazine’s revelations about the SPLC, in its March 2015 edition of “The Hate Racket,” the complete story of how one group fools government into equating Christians and conservatives with Klansmen and Nazis – and rakes in millions doing it.

“Our team combines powerful technological know-how with real-world experience earned in the classroom, the newsroom, and the boardroom. We publish high-interest news and nonfiction articles daily at five levels of complexity for grades 2-12 using a proprietary, rapid text-leveling process. By combining relevant and interesting nonfiction content with standards-aligned assessments, Newsela gives educators the primary solution to dramatically improve students’ literacy skills for the 21st century.”

Essentially, Newslea offers online lessons to teachers, who can use then as an ongoing resource much like the “Weekly Reader,” the Scholastic publication for school children that dates to about 1928.

It offers library resources “news” on a variety of topics and various “text sets” for teachers to use.

An announcement from Newslea explains it is offering a “new program” to “teach empathy and diversity.”

“This coming at a time when our country is seeing an uptick in bullying and hate-crimes in schools, and an increasingly divisive tone when it comes to the ‘other.’ The program entitled ‘A Mile in Our Shoes’ is designed to help kids across the country begin to soften their tone and broaden their horizons.”

For that effort, Newslea says it is “is partnering with Teaching Tolerance (a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center).”

“Newsela will feature text sets, quizzes, webinars and more designed to help educators better teach empathy and the value of diversity. The text sets will feature important articles and essays relating to veterans, immigrants, the LGBTQ community, refugees, enslaved Americans, women’s rights/groundbreaking women, people with disabilities, African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and more,” the group explains.

Under its “Text set: A mile in our shoes: Supporting articles,” Newslea reveals its agenda, with titles including “Children start believing gender stereotypes as young as 6,” “Opponents of affirmative action are using a flawed theory” and “Implicit racial bias often begins as early as preschool.”

Under SPLC’s Teaching Tolerance instructional materials, which it posts not on the SPLC site, but on the Tolerance.org site, SPLC boasts of “webinars [that] offer helpful guidance and great ideas, from our highly experienced teaching and learning specialists and from other educators in the Teaching Tolerance community.”

For example, one seminar talks about “extreme prejudice” and warns of “anti-Muslim rhetoric” following the Muslim terror attacks in Paris, San Bernardino and other cities.

“The truth is, even before the Paris attacks, the California chapter of CAIR, released survey results showing more than half of California’s Muslim students endure bullying based on their religion,” it states.

But SPLC’s source has been rejected by the FBI “due to questions about the Hamas ties of its top leaders” and was named an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial, the largest terror-financing case in American history.

The United Arab Emirates classifies CAIR as a terrorist organization.

Also among the SPLC teaching tools recommended by Newsela, which boasts of being used in three-quarters of U.S. schools and by over 10 million students and 1 million teachers, are titles such as “Confronting implicit bias,” “Teaching Black Lives Matter,” “Developing Empathy,” “Understanding Equity Literacy” and “Engaging Families Through Home Visits,” which instructs school teachers how to set up times to go to students’ homes, “sit down on a couch, have a normal conversation, [get] tours of the home, check out the kiddos’ selection of toys.”

Despite WND’s response to Newsela’s invitation for an “interview with our CEO,” the organization declined to respond to WND’s request for comment by publication.

‘Reckless labeling‘

WND has reported extensively on the SPLC agenda, including when in 2016 SPLC President Richard Cohen, who is paid more than $300,000 a year to run the nonprofit, was named in an Alabama Bar Association complaint for allegedly making “unethical statements” about two conservative justices on the Alabama Supreme Court, including Chief Justice Roy Moore, who have been in the organization’s crosshairs.

The complaint alleged Cohen repeatedly violated Rule 8.2 of the Rules of Professional Conduct, which states, “A lawyer shall not make a statement that the lawyer knows to be false or with reckless disregard as to its truth or falsity concerning the qualifications or integrity of a judge, adjudicatory officer or public legal officer, or of a candidate for election or appointment to judicial or legal office.”

Get the Whistleblower Magazine’s revelations about the SPLC, in its March 2015 edition of “The Hate Racket,” the complete story of how one group fools government into equating Christians and conservatives with Klansmen and Nazis – and rakes in millions doing it.

SPLC has a history of applying a “hate” label to those who disagree with its politics, including Carson.

Liberty Counsel, which also has been targeted by SPLC, said in a report last fall that by “falsely and recklessly labeling Christian ministries as ‘hate groups,’ SPLC is directly responsible for the first conviction of a man who intended to commit mass murder targeted against a policy organization in Washington, D.C.”

“On August 15, 2012, Floyd Corkins went to the Family Research Council with a gun and a bag filled with ammunition and Chick-fil-A sandwiches. His stated purpose was to kill as many employees of the Family Research Council as possible and then to smear Chick-fil-A sandwiches in their faces (because the founder of the food chain said he believed in marriage as a man and a woman). Fortunately, Mr. Corkins was stopped by the security guard, who was shot in the process. Corkins is now serving time in prison. Mr. Corkins admitted to the court that he learned of the Family Research Council by reading the SPLC’s hate map.”

WND reported a video showed Corkins entering the FRC offices and confronting Leo Johnson.

Corkins later was sentenced to prison for domestic terrorism. It was during an interview with FBI officers when Corkins named the Southern Poverty Law Center as his source of information.

Central to the case, according to the government’s document, was that Corkins “had identified the FRC as an anti-gay organization on the Southern Poverty Law Center website.”

FRC officials repeatedly have explained that they adhere to a biblical perspective on homosexuality but are not “anti-gay.”

Liberty Counsel also has sued on behalf of Alabama Supreme Court Justice Tom Parker over the speech restrictions included in the Alabama Canons of Judicial Ethics as well as a procedure that automatically suspends a judge if there has been an accusation against him.

“These provisions are being used by the Southern Poverty Law Center and its allies on the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission in an attempt to intimidate, silence, and punish Justice Parker for his originalist judicial philosophy and protected speech,” the legal organization explained.

WND reported Liberty Counsel has pointed out that under the standard SPLC uses to call group’s “hate” organizations, the Catholic Church would qualify, as well as virtually every major Christian group in the world.

The SPLC’s “hate” label also would have applied to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton before they “evolved” to become ardent supporters of “same-sex marriage,” noted Liberty Counsel Chairman Mathew Staver.

 

 

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Race Requirements Wreck Relationships

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By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

We were supposed to be living in post-racial America where according to Martin Luther King, Jr. we would not be judged by the color of our skin but by the content of our character. Yet by any measure the racial climate is worse than it has been for decades. In spite of America’s selection of a black President, a former black Secretary of Defense and now many black corporate leaders, according to a Rasmussen poll, 60% of Americans think race relations have gotten worse during Obama’s presidency.

 

Could it have anything to do will the explosion of race consciousness promoted by America’s educational establishment? According to the College Fix,

“Several college professors picked apart Jane Austen, who would have turned 200 years old this year. In a packed room full of female attendees at the Modern Language Association (MLA), the professors criticized Jane Austen’s “whiteness” in her writing and how post-Trump, people can turn to Austen’s readings to escape from reality.

Mary Favret, an English professor at Johns Hopkins University, directed her remarks at four main points:

  1. When and how Jane Austen comforted whiteness?
  2. Is Jane Austen taught in HBCUs?
  3. Was there an influence on black writers?
  4. Can we read Jane Austen alongside authors of color?

She analyzed Jane Austen’s “whiteness” and how this “romance of the Anglo-Saxon-ness” pervaded white culture from the United Kingdom to the American colonies. Favret called it, “hashtag #AustenSoWhite” a reference to the social media boycott of the annual Hollywood awards show The Oscars for not including minorities. She asked, “When and how does Austen give comfort to whiteness?”

Since Jane Austen was an Anglo Saxon her stories were naturally about the culture she experienced. So where is the problem? Should whites be ashamed of being born white? Well, in fact they should according to The Elizabethtown College Democrats, whites should be ashamed of themselves:

“Students at Elizabethtown College this month are wearing white pins in the shape of puzzle pieces to remind them of their white privilege.

The campaign was launched over the weekend by the Elizabethtown College Democrats, who say it aims to make students at the small and private liberal arts college in Pennsylvania more introspective about issues of race, especially in their predominantly white region of Lancaster County.

“Discussions about race are often perceived as being only open to people of color, but I think it is just as important for white people to partake in conversations about race,” Aileen Ida, president of the College Democrats, told The College Fix via email.

Ida said white people are continually allowing for a societal system of oppression to occur unless they work against it. The white puzzle piece pin represents racial struggles of all sorts.”

Scores of colleges and universities now offer black studies courses, majors and graduate work. Most of these courses focus on black victimhood and white oppression. Is it any wonder that race relations are getting worse, when in fact, more and more  blacks are achieving high levels of accomplishment?

 

 

 

 

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Has Education Gone Mad or is there Another Explanation?

 

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By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

 

During the past week, reports of activities on college campuses and in K-12 public schools point to derangement. But because of the complicity of the administrators of these institutions, something else could be taking place. Here are just three examples of the kind of activity going on in schools across the country:

 

Principal Steve Nelson of New York’s exclusive and so called progressive school was quotes in the New York Post as having told parents in an email last week that the Trump presidency was more troubling than Vietnam, the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the September 11 attacks and Watergate, The Post has learned…

Nelson emailed a series of anguished ruminations on Donald Trump’s ascent to Calhoun parents, simultaneously calling for non-partisanship while skewering the billionaire’s policies. 

Nelson specifically said that he was “more troubled now” than he was watching “soot-covered New Yorkers grimly trudging north on West End Avenue on September 11, 2001.”

Sadly, as the Post explains, the vast majority of the parents and students that they spoke with cheered on the Principal’s comments and were in complete agreement with them. Think about that. A large group of citizens who live in New York City believe that Donald Trump as President is “more troubling” than the events of 9/11. So, according to a school principal, Trump’s election is worse than 9/11 or the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Insanity or something else?

 

A Georgetown Professor Jonathan Brown, a convert to Islam, stated that rape and slavery were ok if done in the name of Islam. During a recent lecture at the International Institute of Islamic Thought, Brown told his audience that men do not necessarily need consent to have sex with a woman, and that slavery is not in and of itself wrong.

In a lecture that spanned about an hour and twenty minutes, Dr. Brown condemned the practices of slavery in the West (and China), while attempting to argue that slavery in the Muslim world has been far kinder and gentler (which is completely untrue). Dr. Brown also argued that slavery had become “racialized” in the West but was non-racial in the Muslim world, another blatant lie. Lastly, Brown argued that forced labor in the West was abusive but that no such practice ever occurred in the Muslim world. The professor uses Orwellian doublespeak with these remarks.

“It’s not immoral for one human to own another human,” Brown stated in his clearest defense of slavery. Brown went onto state that being an employee is basically the same as being a slave…

And on the question of rape:

“Consent isn’t necessary for lawful sex,” said Professor Jonathan Brown of Georgetown University… Brown emphatically stated consent is a modern Western concept and only recently had come to be seen as necessary (perhaps around the time feminism began to take root and women decided they wanted autonomy over their bodies). Brown went on to elaborate consent wasn’t necessary to moral and ethical sex

Dear reader, we are speaking of Georgetown, a formerly great university. How has Professor Brown been able to keep his job promoting rape and slavery? Why has the administration not condemned the rant? Insanity or something else.

The University of California Berkeley riots against the First Amendment caused a great deal of personal harm and hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. Although Chancellor Nickolas Dirks condemned the riot, he virtually invited the riot with these provocative remarks:

In our view, Mr. Yiannopoulos is a troll and provocateur who uses odious behavior in part to “entertain,” but also to deflect any serious engagement with ideas. He has been widely and rightly condemned for engaging in hate speech directed at a wide range of groups and individuals, as well as for disparaging and ridiculing individual audience members, particularly members of the LGBTQ community. Mr. Yiannopoulos’s opinions and behavior can elicit strong reactions and his attacks can be extremely hurtful and disturbing. Although we urge anyone who is concerned about being targeted by Mr. Yiannopoulos to consider whether there is any value in attending this event, we stand ready to provide resources and support to our community members who may be adversely affected by his words and actions on the stage (we will provide more detail about these resources in a subsequent message).

Is this insanity or something else? And what else could it be? Perhaps the educational establishment is joining with the media in trying to delegitimize President Trumps electoral victory. In addition, perhaps the educational establishment is trying to delegitimize the values of those 63 Million voters who elected him.

 

 

 

 

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