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Obamacore: The White House Takes the Schools

3rd December 2012

Read it.

President Obama’s bid to control what your children learn in school is surely one of the most important and disturbing of his many transformative plans. Not only is Obama’s attempt to devise what is in effect a national K-12 school curriculum arguably unconstitutional and illegal, the fact that most Americans have no idea that the new “Common Core” (aka Obamacore) even exists may be the most troubling thing about it.

As Stalin well knew, control of the schools was essential to controlling the minds of the population.

Not coincidentally, this new education war is hitting less than a month after Obama’s re-election, just in time to prevent the public from taking the most effective step it could have to block the changes. You have to get nearly to the end of today’s Post article even to get a hint of the fact that Obama is the real force behind the new curriculum. Following that link takes you to an article that more frankly lays out Obama’s role in commandeering the substance of what’s taught in the nation’s schools. The print version of this September 21, 2012 article featured a more revealing headline than the web version: “Education overhaul largely bypasses Congress.”

My, what a surprise! Aren’t you surprised? I’m sure surprised.

Some, however, are not fooled — George Will, for example.

5 Responses to “Obamacore: The White House Takes the Schools”

  1. Dennis Nagle Says:

    argumentum ad Stalin should be right up there with argumentum ad Hitler as a cliche.
    It’s the new black…

  2. Whitehawk Says:

    **argumentum ad Stalin should be right up there with argumentum ad Hitler as a cliche.**

    Yes, and the left has made them both meaningless by over and inappropriate use. In cases like this where they could actually be descriptive, the Left haplessly yawns. “We’ve already made those terms absolute pablum. Move along. Nothing to see here.”

    Does any see O’s resemblance to Emperor Palpatine yet?

  3. Dennis Nagle Says:

    Ho, hum. It must suck to be you, with the Left (whoever they are) ruining all your fun all the time…

  4. Tim of Angle Says:

    Which means you’re for it, right? If you were against it, you would call it ‘the new white’.

  5. Tim of Angle Says:

    They’ll get around to you soon enough, never fear.