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Geeked Up Don Jr. Tells Parents To Take Their Children Out Of Public Schools ASAP

Donald Trump Jr. has a dire message for parents with school-age children: If you love your kids, you must take them out of the public school system before a teacher shares leftist ideas with them or attempts to “groom” them for for sex.

In his latest deranged video, Don Jr. — complete with hazy eyes, staccato speech pattern, and wild gesticulations — warns that children are being harmed, even though he harmed his five spawn by cheating on their mother and abandoning them so he hop into bed with former Fox host Kimberly Guilfoyle:

“Until we do something about it, give parents the ability to do something about it, it’s over for our kids, for their future, for their education.

“And honestly, the only reason I can think of is that you’re literally trying to indoctrinate and groom these children.”

But Junior was just getting warmed up, and he then belched out even more crap:

“I guess, at least they’re easy to pick out and spot for the most part. But you never know, some may go under camouflage not have blue, green, purple hair. But this stuff is insane. At least you can find them and see for yourself, but we need to do whatever we can to give parents the ability to pull their kids away from this nonsense.

“Just my opinion, right? I’ll probably get canceled for it.”

So apparently we all need to put our children into private schools. Maybe a nice Catholic school? Because if anyone can be trusted with the safety and well-being of kids, it’s certainly the Catholic church, right?

Or maybe a better choice would be a nice evangelical Christian school, where it seems each and every day we learn about new sexual abuse allegations against the teachers and administrators who work at them.

The very idea that Don Jr. is worried about other people’s children when his own father was once accused of raping a 13-year-old girl with Jeffrey Epstein and lusting after Ivanka when she was also 13 is laughable. But the real goal of right-wingers could not be more clear: They want to indoctrinate kids with their Christian dominionism theology in the hopes of creating a fascist nation.

The biggest threat to American children is and will always be the hatred and twisted theories of the far right.

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Preschool Teacher Gets Busted For Making Kids Repeat Anti-Biden Chants

A preschool teacher in Norco, California is potentially in very big trouble after a video of her leading 4 and 5-year-old students in anti-Joe Biden chants got back to parents of the children.

ABC 7 in Los Angeles reports that the incident took place at a Christian school:

“I was just in shock,” said Christina McFadden, who told Eyewitness News the video was posted on a school messaging app that is used to communicate with parents. The incident allegedly happened on Feb. 18 at Turning Point Christian School in the city of Norco.

“I had to watch it multiple times to realize, is this really happening?” McFadden said.

The eight-second long video features a teacher asking students, “Who’s our President?” In unison, the kids respond, “Biden!” The teacher the queries the students with this: “What do we want to do with him?” The children answer: “We want him out!”

McFadden said when she picked up her daughter from school that afternoon, one of the first things she referenced was the chant.

“The first thing she said to me when I picked her up was ‘We want him out,'” said McFadden. “That was the great message she learned that day. Her first history lesson.”

A school administrator later sent a message to parents who had seen the video:

“We use Brightwheel as a parent communication app to share about your child’s day and activities. Earlier today a video was posted that has since been deleted as it did not share our school and church philosophy of honoring and respecting authority including those in government positions.

“We are sorry for any misunderstanding this could of (sic) created. With courtesy towards the families of our campus and the children in the classroom I am asking you to please not share with others or post the video on any social media platform.”

Turning Point has not yet said what if any disciplinary action will be taken against the teacher who led the students in the chant.

Here’s the full story from ABC 7:

 

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WATCH Pro-Trumpers Get Tricked Into Agreeing The Bible Should Be Banned From Schools

All over the country, conservatives and right wingers are trying to have certain books banned from classrooms and school libraries because they insist the content of the books is inappropriate for young people.

NBC News compiled a list of 50 books that parents in Texas want removed from schools, including some that have impeccable literary credentials. Here’s a couple of examples:

“The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison: This classic novel by the Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison should be banned from schools, according to a parent in the Fort Worth suburb of Birdville, because it includes a graphic description of rape. 

“White Bird: A Wonder Story” by R.J. Palacio: A parent in the Spring Branch ISD said this graphic novel — about a Jewish teen living in France after Nazis seized power — should be banned because it’s “biased” and could lead to the “skewing of a young child’s mind.”

So exactly what is “acceptable” for young readers? The only possible solution would seem to be refusing to let young people read anything at all because they might encounter something that offends their parents.

But would the Bible be acceptable to those parents? Nope. Not even the “Good Book” gets a thumbs up from people who were interviewed by a group that calls itself the Good Liars, which consists of two guys, Jason Selvig and Davram Stiefler. They asked people if they thought the story of two daughters who get their father drunk (the story of Lot) and then have sex with him was something young people should read, according to the Daily Dot:

“There’s a book that we’ve seen that’s in libraries in lots of schools that features a story of two daughters having sex with their dad,” Jason Selvig said to a couple, one of whom was wearing a MAGA hat. 

In another clip, Davram Stiefler elaborates to a different women wearing an American flag pin: “They get their dad drunk to have sex with him.”

The reactions of all three people are strictly negative, with the couple immediately agreeing the book in question needs to be banned from schools.

“Why do kids need to read that?” MAGA Hat asks.

“That book is actually the Bible,” Stiefler tells the woman in the other clip, and suddenly, her whole demeanor changes. 

Think about it: Do you want your kids reading about incest and stoning people to death? Probably not. Which means you need to keep the Bible out of your house, the library, all churches, etc. Because someone might get the wrong idea and try to imitate that kind of behavior.

How sweet to see so much irony and hypocrisy wrapped in a neat package for the right-wing zealots to choke on.

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Alabama Schools Schedule Black History Month Programs – Get Accused Of Teaching ‘Critical Race Theory’

By now, you’d think most Americans would know February is Black History Month and welcome the fact that their school-age children will be learning about the many achievements made by black people in the United States.

But if you’re a school official in Alabama and recognize Black History Month by scheduling a program for students, you get accused of teaching “critical race theory,” which in reality is nothing more than a phrase used by some willfully ignorant white people in this country who don’t want kids to learn about the ugly history of racism, slavery, and oppression in the U.S.

According to AL.com:

As Alabama lawmakers look to take up multiple bills in the coming weeks that would ban divisive concepts associated with critical race theory, Alabama Superintendent Eric Mackey on Wednesday told members of the House Education Policy Committee people are confused about what CRT is.

Mackey said he is hearing from people who call to report CRT being taught, but when state officials investigate, they find no evidence.

”There are people out there who don’t understand what CRT is. And so in their misunderstanding of it, they make a report but it’s not actually CRT.

“I had two calls in the last week that they’re having a Black History Month program and they consider having a Black history program CRT. Having a Black history program is not CRT.”

Rep. Ed Oliver (R), however, is so convinced CRT is being introduced surreptitiously into schools that he has repeatedly (and incorrectly) alleged that CRT is being taught in classrooms to kindergarten children and all the way to grade 12, but has yet to provide any evidence of his claims, which led Mackey to note:

“I can tell you what’s in the state curriculum. I can tell you what’s in our textbooks and CRT is not in there.”

Another Republican lawmaker, Rep. Bob Fincher, wondered if teaching kids about slavery and racial injustice might make them feel “bad” about themselves:

“Are we going to make certain students with our classes feel uncomfortable or feel lesser than someone else by use of this critical race theory?”

God forbid anyone feel “uncomfortable” about the fact that it was legal to own other human beings (based solely on the color of their skin) for over a hundred years in the United States. We wouldn’t want anyone to feel “lesser than someone else” the way those enslaved people did, now would we?

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Pennsylvania School District Bans Book About Rosa Parks Over Fake ‘Critical Race Theory’ Outrage

On Monday in the city of York, Pennsylvania, the Central York School Board voted to keep a list of banned books dealing with race on its resource list or materials for students, despite protests from students and members of the community.

According to the York Daily Record:

Jane Johnson, president of the school board, said in a Sept. 10 release the materials were banned because of concerns from parents, the retirement of longstanding Superintendent Michael Snell and the shelving of a social studies program which focused on Black Lives Matter and other racial justice material.

Johnson said the content was banned because of the material and not because the authors are almost all from Black or Latinx heritage.

“The board believes that the fundamental purpose of school is that of core academics, objective education without indoctrination from any political or social agenda, and we look forward to the forthcoming review of the List and bringing balance to our classrooms,” Johnson’s statement read.

One of the books on the list is I Am Rosa Parks, written by Brad Meltzer, who has also authored historical books for children about Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and Martin Luther King, Jr., among others. He said Sunday on CNN that he cannot understand why the school board objects to a book about civil rights icon Rosa Parks:

“You know, all my friends were so angry, but I was heartbroken. I was heartbroken because it means that there are all these students that will never hear the story of Rosa Parks. And that’s exactly why I started writing these books, is to kids can see these amazing members of history. They can learn empathy, and compassion, and kindness. They can call it a freeze, but when kids can’t get these books, it’s a ban. And these kids can’t get the story of Rosa Parks or Malala [Yousafzai] or others, it breaks my heart.”

Meltzer added that teachers are now telling him they’re afraid to even mention race in their classrooms:

“Race is a hard subject matter, but nothing good comes from not discussing something that’s hard. And to me, that’s what these great leaders always stand for is you have to deal with these issues. If we don’t, we can’t go forward. What you’re seeing now is a pushback against that boogeyman of critical race theory where they are scared of what to do.”

What makes no sense at all, Meltzer concluded, is that the people making the decisions about what to teach to black children are all white:

“Listen, you have an all-white school board who bans a list that is basically almost every person on there, is it a book about someone who’s Black or by a Black author? Do the math on that. And when you hit Rosa Parks, a children’s book about Rosa Parks, the reason I’m talking to you today is that you realize that in all the back and pointing fingers, we’ve lost common sense. It’s Rosa Parks. You messed up if you’re banning Rosa Parks.”

Banning Rosa Parks. There should be a law against THAT, not against teaching the history of this country.

Here’s Brad Meltzer on CNN: