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Common Core Porn

Below are photos of a test issued to an eighth-grade Louisiana child.

In case the photos are too hard to read, here’s the first question:

1. Match the type of sex to the activities associated with it.

a. penis penetrating the vagina

b. penis penetrating the anus

c. mouth and/or tongue on the penis or vulva

Options:  anal sex, vaginal sex, oral sex

There are lots of other interesting questions, like where the highest teen pregnancy rates occur, but my favorite is:

Delaying tactics are a permanent solution. (True or False)

Because sex for teens is inevitable, especially when the adults in role-model positions instruct them on the Kama Sutra in the classroom.

You’ve heard of “hard core” porn and “soft core” porn, right? This is the Common Core version.

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As part of the Common Core curriculum, fifth graders are taught the United Nation’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Unsurprisingly, to those of us playing at home, it trumps the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. By these teaching standards, the United States is no longer sovereign, in any way , shape or form, just at the member nations of the UN would like things to be.

One young fifth grader brought home her aced exam, on which she had answered:

“Human rights are rights articulated by the government to uphold this country in shape. These rules are inalienable. They protect our country. The human rights are one of the most important rights ever. I think they hold this country together.”

To Britt’s surprise, the teacher gave full credit for that answer, which contradicts the Declaration of Independence, which states that individual rights derive from God, not government.

If rights are derived from the government, then it is reasonable to assume they can be rightfully taken away by the government. The government gives and the government takes away! (Except under the US Constitution, which is why we so laud it, and why young men placed themselves in harm’s way to defend it.)

If this is should come true in our country, as our children are being taught, then the IRS targeting of private citizens because of their political beliefs is not only reasonable, but necessary. How dare you question the authority that gives you the right to life, health, food, clothing and happiness, among countless other UN-annointed “human rights”? It certainly raises the government to the level of a deity, something government, in general strives for. But this kind of deity is petty and cruel, controlling and vindictive. Will you teach your child to worship at the altar of this new god? Or will you stand up and fight this power grab? Call out Common Core for what it is – indoctrination of our children to become good little servants of the state. At least under God they still have a choice. Once the state takes over, kiss your choices goodbye.

Re-right-ing

If your friend lied to you once, would you take everything they said afterwards with a grain of salt? Would you think for a moment (or more) about the things they had said in the past, rehashing how those had worked out, if they had turned out to be true or false, if there were consequences that you could have avoided if you’d know they were lying? Someone who blatantly lies puts a pall over everything they claim after that, and their entire person becomes suspect, at least to a discerning, honest individual.

Unfortunately, these days, lying is commonplace and holding people accountable has become tantamount to racism, the first accusation (there are others) a liar often resorts to when confronted.

But a lie is a lie is a lie, and, “the truth is a very narrow path,” as Goethe assures us. Which is why it is all the more disconcerting when it is an educational institution that is caught in the lie, and their excuse is that it simply isn’t the only lie they are telling. Or are they insisting that two wrongs, do, indeed, make a right?

In Denton, TX, they are using a US History book that incorrectly summarizes the second amendment this way:

The people have the right to keep and bear arms in a state militia.

From: United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination

The proper quote reads this way”

Amendment II. A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.

This egregious misstatement alone is serious enough to warrant expulsion of the book from their roster. There are good textbooks that teach the truth.

. . . the Denton Independent School District maintains it only uses the book as “supplemental” material and is “disseminating the correct information on the Second Amendment” from other texts.

Oh, well, then, keep the LIE! Muddy the water! Confuse the poor students, so they won’t be able to tell the difference between truth and fiction! Please forgive my aggression on this subject, but this cuts to the very core (pun intended) of what’s wrong with our educational system: political correctness, or the inability to discern.

The school’s protestation that the book is supplemental is embarrassingly stupid and disingenuous. Why the insistence on giving students two versions of a TRUTH? One is the truth and one is a lie, meaning it has  no value. Throw it out!

And why does the book specifically misquote the second amendment? I don’t believe it’s enough to say it was an accident. Writers can be lazy, but mis-copying from an historical document is purposeful. However, if you can get enough people to believe the lie, well, then, what happens to the truth? (I. e. WMD in Iraq, which were documented, but never found, and thus incorrectly determined to be nonexistent. And that lie was repeated so frequently it is now masquerading as truth to those who lack discernment – i. e. probably those who wrote this textbook.)

Upon further review of the book, authored by Dr. John Newman and Dr. John Schmalbach, TheBlaze also discovered a potentially controversial passage on the American Revolution. The text asks the question: “THE REVOLUTION—RADICAL OR CONSERVATIVE?”

The authors call those who fought in the Revolutionary War “revolutionary mobs” and “American mobs.”

“In comparing the three revolutions, a few historians have concentrated on the actions of revolutionary mobs, such as the American Sons of Liberty. Again there are two divergent interpretations: (1) the mobs in all three countries engaged in the same radical activities, and (2) the American mobs had a much easier time of it than the French and Russian mobs, who encountered ruthless repression by military authorities,” the text reads.

Yeah, uhm, the American revolutionaries had a really easy time of it, going up against the greatest military force in the world. It sounds like those “divergent interpretations” originate with those same authors, frankly, and significantly, how are these “interpretations,” which are less divergent than just independent, at all relevant? The real question might be how these revolutions differed in their origins and outcomes – which is, of course, what made America unique and, in a word, great. Those are not questions whose answers interest the educators who espouse this text.

In summary, what we have here is an attempt to equate the American revolutionaries, who fought for freedom from tyranny and freedom for a government of the people, by the people and for the people, with any mercenary or mob radical element that wants to topple it’s own government. They are terribly mistaken, and clearly should not be writing text books, or any books. The American revolution was exceptional – the proof is in the pudding, as they used to say, because America then became, in very short order, the world’s superpower, and a beacon on a hill. The revolutions and mob actions the book wants its readers to view similarly can make no such claims.

We fight a battle for truth and against those who would mutate the truth into lies to serve their own perverse political agendas. It is as simple as freedom versus slavery, democracy versus communism, right versus wrong. The irony here is that to win, the authors and their supporters must also lose in this ages-old battle. If all sacrifice is noble, if our founding fathers were not exceptional, if our country should not stand as a shining city on the hill, for freedom in the storms of dictatorships and tyranny, then there exists no moral superiority, no right, no wrong, and no truth. If the second amendment does not specifically protect the individual from its government, but simply recommends the state militia have arms, we all become slaves to the government, as the government continues to grow itself at the expense of it’s citizenry. That is the lesson of history that our founders sought, and succeeded, for a time, to change.

George Orwell said, “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

The lesson that our educators should already know is this: Stop rewriting history, or you’ll destine us all to repeat it.

Common Core Costs Too Much

Common Core is costing a lot more than just our dollars. It’s costing us our dignity.

The Obama administration’s “Race to the Top” funding drove a lot of states to adopt the Common Core Curriculum even before it was written. (With Pelosi’s precedent of voting to make a law in order to find out what was in it, who can blame them?) Blind greed drove them to adopt the standards even before any proof or piloting to prove their efficacy. One might wonder what the incentive was behind the plan. Here is the White House press release:

Adapts the Race to the Top Model of Com­petition to Transform Lifelong Learning. Widely viewed as leveraging more change than any other competitive education grant program in history, the Race to the Top (RTT) initiative spurred States across the Nation to bring togeth­er teachers, school leaders, and policymakers to achieve difficult yet fundamental improvements to our education system.

What is that undocumented, unprecedented, and indefinable change that the administration is so happy about? We still don’t know. What we do know, is that it’s going to cost a lot of money. Thanks to the author of my source for this article, we have specific numbers:

The CCS implementation cost in California will be $2,188 million ($2.188 billion), while the federal awards total $104 million.  When I subtract the awards from the CCS cost, I get $2,084 million ($2.1 billion).  In other words,California will need to find $2.1 billion to fund the CCS implementation.

For Illinois, the CCS cost is $799 million and the federal awards are $66 million.  This means Illinois will lose $733 million on CCS implementation.

Pennsylvania will experience a $647 million loss; Michigan will see a $569 million loss; and New Jersey will have a $564 million loss on CCS.

A lot of citizens, too, are now waking up to the prohibitive costs associated with implementing Common Core, and they are not happy. Concurrently, they are realizing this incredibly dubious installation is beginning without any consultation from the electorate.

In the majority of cases, the state education departments adopted the Common Core Standards without the knowledge and approval of the state legislatures.  Many state legislative bodies are now feeling the pressure of the citizens and are re-examining the states’ decisions.

Are we a voting public or aren’t we? Wouldn’t you like to have a say in how your tax dollars are spent? Because with implementation of this costly, untested new curriculum, they are proving to themselves and even to you that your opinion doesn’t count. Maybe the money aspect doesn’t worry you, but how much is your vote worth? With Common Core inflation, nothing, anymore.

For any proud American, that cost is truly too much.

This article appears on TheAnswer-Book.com. Sam Sorbo

Evolution vs. God,” a documentary by Ray Comfort about disproving evolution (thus bolstering a belief in God), already has more than 480,000 views on YouTube. But a lot of atheists are angry, challenging not only his assertions but his editing. They are calling for his release of the raw footage. Unprecedented, and kinda funny. They are so angry about something that doesn’t exist!

Jaclyn Glenn’s vlog post attempts to discredit Comfort point by point, but the 10-minute rant simply draws more attention to the object of her disdain, and her liberal use of profanity and nasty sarcasm makes him look even more credible by contrast. In the end, her palpable anger at Comfort shows he simply got under her skin, and her taunting invitation to review the “boring ” and “stupid” documentary (though she clearly states her own review should suffice) probably just gets him more viewers. Bring it on; the documentary is clever and entertaining.

Comfort, the founder of evangelical outreach groups Way of the Master and Living Waters, hopes that everyone will watch the film, including atheists who hold evolutionary theory as gospel.

Comfort’s main point is to show how evolution is a theory with gaps in its proof – in other words, it takes a great deal of faith to believe in evolution. Faith in God, however, is seen as stupid by many evolutionists, simply because of the “requirement” of faith. Evolution masquerades as science, even without ultimate proof, while a spiritual God is discredited, even by a body (scientists) not charged with any investigation into spirituality. These scientists would discredit any belief in God before doing any research – wait, is that even scientifically reasonable?

And yet, so many put their faith in “science” because it seems so technologically advanced. But would you go see a dentist to fix your car, or a mechanic to do your root canal? So why trust a scientist to advise you about religion?

Comfort’s impressive penultimate point is his assertion that people avoid religion (that they already know in their hearts is true) because sin is more fun. We call that Suspension of Thought: ignoring the negative consequences of a behavior that offers immediate gratification.

Watch it here yourself, if you don’t believe me… 🙂

In Germany, home schooling is not allowed. For that reason, the Romeike family asked for and recieved asylum here in the US. Then our own government sued them, contesting the idea that homeschooling constituted a human right. If you knew what was happening in Germany, to the Wunderlich family, for instance, you might not even pose that question:

“The police shoved me into a chair and wouldn’t let me even make a phone call at first. It was chaotic as they told me they had an order to take the children,” Dirk said. “At my slightest movement the agents would grab me as if I were a terrorist. You would never expect anything like this to happen in our calm, peaceful village. It was like a scene out of a science fiction movie.”

According to the HSLDA, after reviewing court documents, the only reason for the seizure of the children was the homeschooling issue, as there are purportedly no additional charges against the parents. To make matters worse, the organization claims that the judge who issued the order also authorized police to use force against the family — children included — if necessary.

The desire of government is to control, because government officials enjoy power; power that ensures their own future. What better way to secure government’s continuing force than by educating the masses to indiscriminately accept its role as ruler? Oh, what the monarchs of old missed out on in their lack of and education system of their own subjects! No wonder the people rebelled – they hadn’t been taught what to think, how to accept, why statism and the monarchy was their best option. In their self-education, they realized personal potential always trumps governmental control.

How free is a society? As free as its education system.

Germany is forcing families to educate their children in precisely what the government determines is acceptable. Germany, of all places, has a most abysmal record in this arena. It’s no wonder the Romeike family decided to move to the US.

You can read more about the Romeike and Wunderlich family plights on the HSLDA website.

 

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