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Rotten to the Core
(Part 2): Readin´, Writin´
and Deconstructionism

Creators, by Michelle Malkin

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/25/2013 4:33:47 PM

The Washington, D.C., board of education earned widespread mockery this week when it proposed allowing high school students -- in the nation´s own capital -- to skip a basic U.S. government course to graduate. But this is fiddlesticks compared to what the federal government is doing to eliminate American children´s core knowledge base in English, language arts and history. Thanks to the "Common Core" regime, funded with President Obama´s stimulus dollars and bolstered by duped Republican governors and business groups, deconstructionism is back in style. Traditional literature is under fire. Moral relativism is increasingly the norm. "Standards" is Orwell-speak

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/25/2013 5:08:34 PM     (No. 9139361)

Deconstructionism breeds no-information voters.

Still think it matters who wins the WH anymore? Liberalism continues its march of destruction.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 1/25/2013 5:27:40 PM     (No. 9139383)

I am so glad she is highlighting this. I homeschool my kids, but here in Wake County NC, they´ve adopted the Common Core to great fanfare. I am always suspicious when the edumacation establishment trumpets how great something is. Hello, EveryDay Math, the dumbed down Rebecca Sitton spelling program, etc. Git yer young´uns out of government schools, friends!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: redink, 1/25/2013 5:30:33 PM     (No. 9139391)

Michelle is absolutely right about this.
My teen son and I call it the "communist core curriculum".
Talk about LIV...the latest article he was supposed to write about was titled "Do 5-hour energy drinks kill you?"
He is never asked to give his own thoughts or interpretations. He is always asked to answer one false premise question after another.

Literature is found in our library and the one down the street. Certainly not in his school.
He will do fine because he was homeschooled and recognizes when someone is feeding him cardboard and calling it nutritious.
Not only does he hold his own, but he´s opened a few mushy minds there and gotten them thinking.
However, I do worry about another generation of voters who will believe in someone worse than Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: johngalt1, 1/25/2013 7:15:34 PM     (No. 9139577)

From Mark Steyn:

For most of human history, functioning societies have honored the long run: It´s why millions of people have children, build houses, plant trees, start businesses, make wills, put up beautiful churches in ordinary villages, fight and, if necessary, die for your country. A nation, a society, a community is a compact between past, present and future, in which the citizens…"conceive of themselves, however unconsciously, as part of a great biological stream."

“Much of the developed world [has now] climbed out of the stream. You don´t need to make material sacrifices: The state takes care of all that. You don´t need to have children. And you certainly don´t need to die for king and country. But a society that has nothing to die for has nothing to live for: It´s no longer a stream, but a stagnant pool.”

Pay heed. The goals of Obama’s Common Core deconstruction curriculum and the cradle-to-grave Matrix-like existence he has planned for Americans are to effectively render us inert, so we can’t harm the planet and interfere with the enlightened dystopia progressives envision.

This master plan calls for us to be turned into grateful drones, programmed to vote for our generous benefactors on election day and then go home and wait for our government checks to arrive. With our “great biological stream” dammed up at every turn by anthrophobic central planners, we are to become the human equivalent of pond scum.


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