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The best way to fight wokeness: Take your children out of American schools

By Patrick follow Patrick   2021 Jun 9, 5:36pm 2,865 views   212 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share      


https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/the-single-best-thing-americans-can-do-to-retake-america_3849598.html?utm_source=patrick.net&utm_medium=patrick.net&utm_campaign=patrick.net

The most frequent question people pose to me is: What can I/we do to fight back against the nihilistic anti-American destruction of virtually all the country’s major institutions?

There is an answer.

The single best thing Americans can do to counter the left-wing attack on America—against its freedoms, its schools, its families, its children, its governmental institutions, its sports, its news and entertainment media, its medical establishment, the CIA, the FBI, the State Department, and the military—is to take their children out of America’s schools.

Other than in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), the vast majority of America’s elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities teach your child or grandchild almost nothing important; prematurely sexualize them, thereby robbing them of their innocence; and harm them intellectually and morally. They rarely teach them, for example, art or music because they are too busy teaching them race-centered hatred of whites, of America, and of America’s values.

Sending your children to most American schools is playing Russian roulette with their values—but unlike the gun in Russian roulette, which has a bullet in only one of its six chambers, the schools’ guns hold four or five bullets.

In many elementary schools, your child is taught that gender is chosen and that there is no difference between boys and girls (in a growing number of schools, the teachers are told not to call their students “boys and girls”); they are taught about masturbation; and many children from first grade on attend “Drag Queen Story Hour,” wherein an obvious man wearing women’s clothing, garish makeup, and a wig entertains them.

Given that all this is well-known, why do any non-left—meaning, liberal or conservative—parents send their children to American schools?

One reason is they are in denial. Many parents don’t want to know what their children are being taught and the consequent damage done to them. They don’t really believe schools will ruin their children, let alone their children’s relationship with them.

These parents should speak to any of the millions—yes, millions—of Americans whose children have contempt for America, for free speech, and for their parents as a result of attending an American college or even high school. I meet such people at every speech I give, and I speak to them regularly on my radio show. Ask these parents, if they could redo their lives, whether they would keep their child in school.

A second reason is they feel they have no choice. If they remove their child from the local public or private school (most private schools are just as committed to anti-American indoctrination over education as public schools), what will they do with their child? They often can’t find a local school that doesn’t harm their child. They can’t necessarily even rely on Christian or Jewish schools. Most of them are as “woke” as most secular schools. And if they do find a school that teaches rather than poisons, they may not be able to afford the tuition.

The only other option, then, is to homeschool one’s child. The problem is that many parents assume this is essentially impossible. For one thing, they assume that one of the parents would have to leave his or her work, which would mean a serious reduction in the family’s income. In addition, homeschooling strikes most people as simply too daunting a task, even if they could afford to take it on.

Neither fear is entirely justified. It’s true that, at least at the outset, a working parent may have to cut back from full-time work, and it’s true that no matter what the family’s financial condition, there are challenges to taking one’s children out of school and homeschooling them.

But given the low intellectual state of most American schools, the damage they do to young children’s innocence, and the anti-American, anti-white, anti-Western indoctrination in most schools, if you are a parent of school-age children, what is your choice?

Other than a) finding a good school that b) you can afford, you have no other choice. You are fooling yourself if you think the odds are that after attending American schools from kindergarten through college (not to mention through graduate school), your child will turn out well-educated, intellectually alive, rational, kind, happy, well-adjusted, grateful to be American, and respectful of you and your values.

While there are some wonderful young Americans who recently attended American schools, and there are some lost souls who were homeschooled, American schools are largely producing the following:

Poorly educated students. Ask your college son or daughter to diagram a sentence; identify Joseph Stalin, “The Gulag Archipelago,” or the Soviet Union; name the branches of the American government; identify—or just spell—Beethoven; date the Civil War; identify the Holocaust; and name which sentence is correct—“He gave the book to my friend and me” or “He gave the book to my friend and I.”

Angry young people. Why wouldn’t they be? First, they graduate college with a huge load of debt, having received almost nothing useful for their money. Second, if they are anything other than a white heterosexual Christian male, they have been taught to regard themselves as victims of oppression. Third, their future is so bleak they may not even have one: They are threatened with extinction by climate change.

The single best thing Americans can do to fight the left-wing destruction of the country is to withdraw from the “educational” system that is actively and deliberately miseducating them by the tens of millions. If millions of American parents did so, the country would turn around as fast as you could say “teachers unions.” If they don’t, their children will continue being used as guinea pigs in the left’s sick and dystopian experiment.


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173   Patrick   ignore (1)   2021 Dec 19, 8:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://www.abc10.com/article/news/politics/california-superintendent-equity-resigns/103-beef4bc3-bf00-4525-9849-193dcf1c03d9?source=patrick.net


California superintendent of equity resigns amid controversy
Politico first reported that Daniel Lee lives across the country, has no background working in any school system, and is close friends with Superintendent Thurmond.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California schools superintendent of equity handed in his letter of resignation Tuesday night. This news comes after Politico first reported that Daniel Lee lives across the country and has no background working in any school system.


WTF is a "superintendent of equity"?

Another reason to flee from public schools.
174   Eric Holder   ignore (1)   2021 Dec 20, 11:33am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Patrick says

WTF is a "superintendent of equity"?


sinecure
[ sahy-ni-kyoor, sin-i- ]
noun
an office or position requiring little or no work, especially one yielding profitable returns.
175   richwicks   ignore (2)   2021 Dec 20, 11:55am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Patrick says





None of that text is readable.
176   WookieMan   ignore (5)   2021 Dec 20, 1:55pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Patrick says
The teachers reportedly coaxed the student into joining an "equality club" that was actually a front for the Gay-Straight Alliance. From there, they were able to get the girl to doubt her identity and put her on a path toward being transgender.

I think this is mostly a CA problem. Probably OR and WA as well. East of the Rockies I have a hard time believing this shit is going on. It's not in my kids school as one of the few parents that reads minutes and attends board meetings. I also just flat out ask my kids.

I messaged the county DA and had our school board investigated for issues that would dox me if you searched it. Three board members left voluntarily after they were investigated.

Remember if you're a parent or tax payer, you are the customer. Too many people think government is the boss and you just have to fall in line. If you don't like the service, say and do something about it. Too many tax payers just turtle and do nothing. It's a shame.
177   Patrick   ignore (1)   2021 Dec 23, 11:42pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

richwicks says
None of that text is readable.



Original is here:



178   Patrick   ignore (1)   2021 Dec 23, 11:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

WookieMan says
I think this is mostly a CA problem.


It's a definite problem in CA.
181   Patrick   ignore (1)   2021 Dec 28, 9:16pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/indoctrinating-children-is-always/comments?source=patrick.net


Jennings writes 15 hr ago

We homeschooled our kids - I’ve been “retired” now for nearly a decade. I had one graduate at 15, one at 16. Both were in Honors at college. (While they’re bright they aren’t geniuses or anything!) Both have been excellent employees - one is now an entrepreneur with her husband, the other (the youngest) still working but he’ll end up an entrepreneur too, if the government doesn’t totally disincentivize it. My son in law was also homeschooled. My kids never went to public school, and even though our property taxes went to the system, weren’t allowed so much as a school library book. It was worth it.

Rob DWrites The Rumble Strip 13 hr ago

Beautiful. My family has similar stories. It is very difficult financially and in other ways, but well worth it in the long run.
183   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 2, 8:37pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        


chadi nabhan MD, MBA, FACP
@chadinabhan
1h
Regarding school closures: an observation:

Public schools go virtual
Private schools stay open .

This virus is fascinating. It affects teachers only in public schools. Somehow it spares private schools.

Amazing.
Jan 3, 2022 · 3:22 AM UTC
185   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 5, 10:59am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://patriotpost.us/articles/85317?utm_medium=patrick.net&utm_source=patrick.net&utm_campaign=patrick.net&utm_content=body


Chicago Public Schools are closed today after the teachers union voted last night (73% approving) to return to remote learning. So, after two days back in the classroom, parents of the 340,000 kids in the nation’s third-largest district are left scrambling to accommodate having their children back at home in front of a screen. But hey, at least the union did it with “a heavy heart and a singular focus on student and community safety.”

Please.

The singular purpose of a union is to advance the interests of its members.
186   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 5, 11:57am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://covidreason.substack.com/p/burbio-school-tracker-new-year-woes?source=patrick.net

Since last week we saw a rise in school disruptions driven by Covid 19 cases, in particular among staff. In this report we introduce a new "disruptions by day" chart that gives a more precise look at the post-vacation dynamic of the school year.
187   HunterTits   ignore (4)   2022 Jan 5, 12:02pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

What The Flying Fuck Is This Shit?!

https://unitednewspost.com/news/us-news/chicago-schools-cancel-classes-after-teachers-union-votes-to-go-virtual/?source=patrick.net


ON the other hand, I love it! Hurts the Dems even more...especially OUTSIDE of Chicago.
188   HeadSet   ignore (3)   2022 Jan 5, 3:00pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Patrick says
The singular purpose of a union is to advance the interests of its members.

Where have you been? The singular purpose of a Union is to exploit management and workers for the benefit of Union leadership. If Unions cared about workers, the Unions would be demonstrably anti-illegal immigration.
190   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 6, 12:16pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://babylonbee.com/news/here-are-the-chicago-teachers-unions-12-demands-before-they-return-to-teaching?source=patrick.net


Empty classrooms: Every room must be hermetically sealed for a minimum of 3 months and flooded with bleach daily. Those cesspools of germs known as “kids” must not be allowed within 100 feet of a physical school. Let’s be honest-- the fact that children are gross is undisputed. We teachers simply cannot risk being exposed to actual children and their grossness.

Teleportation machines: We all know that for us young teachers dying from a traffic accident is a thousand times more likely than dying from COVID. So what kind of insane maniac would drive a vehicle? Teleportation must be available to all possible destinations a teacher may need to go-- like the coffee shop, or the yoga pants store.

Dance lessons: Dancing is one of the most important parts of a union protest. Teachers are being harmed by people mocking our dancing all the time. They don’t seem to get that we’re professional teachers who are supposed to be teaching, not dancing. We need to become professional dancers to adequately express our feelings, and so everyone will stop making fun of us.

End all science classes: But if kids take science classes, they might start listening to actual scientists. If they listen to actual scientists, they might find out that there they are at an almost 0% risk for contracting or spreading viruses. Then we might look bad.

Triple-masking at all times during Zoom calls: Seeing children's actual faces on Zoom would cause tremendous anxiety. Triple-masking is a must until we are sure the virus cannot be spread through the World Wide Web.
192   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 6, 1:07pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://notthebee.com/article/biden-gave-school-130-billion-to-implement-health-safety-measures-so-they-could-stay-open-aaand-now-a-bunch-of-them-are-closing-down-for-omicron-?source=patrick.net


Biden gave schools $130 BILLION for health measures so they could stay open... now a bunch are spending it on CRT and closing anyway for Omicron 🙄




It's never been about your kids.

Joe Biden gave schools – and their very hungry teachers' unions – $130 billion of your dollars last year so they could put measures in place that would mitigate the spread of Covid and help them make schools "safer" for children who are already not statistically at risk from the virus.

All $130 billion of those dollars were greedily devoured, disappearing into a black hole from whence they shall never emerge.




... It's almost like Covid became a coordinated excuse to use tax dollars to fight against the wave of angry parents who don't want their kids to become racist communists!
194   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 11, 8:52am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://babylonbee.com/news/8-telltale-signs-your-college-professor-is-a-secret-conservative?source=patrick.net


College is hard enough without having your progressive values challenged. It’s important to make sure that your learning space is a safe and equitable environment. There’s nothing worse in life than a micro-aggression under the guise of an opinion.

Here are eight things to keep an eye out for when starting a new class. If you have a professor who exhibits any of these behaviors, report them to the Dean of Diversity immediately!

1) They just got fired: If your professor just got canceled by a woke mob and fired, he's probably a conservative. Great news! You won’t have to drop their class, but you should still keep tabs on their social media and dox them as soon as they let their guard down.

2) Can have a normal conversation: If someone can go more than five minutes without mentioning how many trans women of color are being murdered then they are part of the problem.

3) Doesn’t wear a giant yellow pin with his pronouns on them: There’s nothing more offensive than demanding people assume your own gender.

4) Did not cancel class on January 6: I had to get out of bed and do things!

5) Classroom missing requisite 36 posters and slogans related to BLM and Trans Activism: Flags are acceptable in place of posters.

6) Teaches you in-person: This is tantamount to murder. He might as well be committing war crimes in Iraq.

7) Uses outdated grading system: Education experts agree that grading systems need to move away from the ‘pass/fail’ concept and be replaced with a ‘racist/also racist’ system.

8) They treat all students with dignity and respect regardless of race or gender: I just threw up in my mouth a little.
196   AmericanKulak   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 13, 11:38am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

$10k Annual K12 Scholarships for kids. Will end up saving tax bucks vs. Public Schools where I think the average spending is $12k+ per student. In NY and CA probably closer to $15k.

Don't call it a voucher, call it a "Community Scholarship" to own the Left and fuck with their terms.

"Why don't you want a $10k Scholarship for the Children, you heartless bastard?"
197   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 14, 1:20pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://notthebee.com/article/this-may-be-a-new-low-for-teachers-unions?source=patrick.net


And the worst part is that Dr. Wen is right. Evidence continues to amass that shows not only was remote learning as a full-time substitute for in-person learning (rather than a temporary stop-gap for snow days, deep cleans, or even for "two weeks to stop the spread") a colossal failure academically, it has resulted in a mental health crisis of generational proportions...

Of course they should. Plenty of scientific evidence now proves without question that schools are not a major facilitator of community COVID spread. The few stories of teachers and counselors actually dying of the virus invariably end up revealing that school wasn't even in session when they fell ill.
198   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 15, 6:26pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Just heard about this place from a mailing list I'm on:

https://mycreativeacademy.org/index.php?source=patrick.net


There IS another option! Find a Creative Academy. I pulled my son out of his private school due to the mandated testing, segregation of vax/unvaxx’d, pressure & bribes to get vaxx’d. Because a creative academy is not a “school”, they do not follow the same mandates of public or private schools. Not all teachers are accredited but the curriculum is fantastic and the kids get to choose from a wide array of class options. This semester my son chose:
- Constitutional Rights
- A deep dive into the Bill of Rights
- Art, Music, Math, Science, Rock Climbing
And one day of the week, the kids have 1-2 outdoor classes at a hiking spot, then spend the rest of the day hiking. Connecting with nature and learning… I’ve gone with him & love it.

Only masks indoors, but lots of outdoor classes and zero questions about medical “status”.
199   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 16, 12:05pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

The scamdemic is greatly damaging children.

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.08.10.21261846v1.full.pdf?source=patrick.net


Since the first reports of novel coronavirus in the 2020, public health organizations have advocated
preventative policies to limit virus, including stay-at-home orders that closed businesses, daycares,
schools, playgrounds, and limited child learning and typical activities. Fear of infection and possible
employment loss has placed stress on parents; while parents who could work from home faced
challenges in both working and providing full-time attentive childcare. For pregnant individuals,
fear of attending prenatal visits also increased maternal stress, anxiety, and depression. Not surprising, there
has been concern over how these factors, as well as missed educational opportunities and reduced
interaction, stimulation, and creative play with other children might impact child neurodevelopment.
Leveraging a large on-going longitudinal study of child neurodevelopment, we examined general
childhood cognitive scores in 2020 and 2021 vs. the preceding decade, 2011-2019. We find that
children born during the pandemic have significantly reduced verbal, motor, and overall cognitive
performance compared to children born pre-pandemic. Moreover, we find that males and children
in lower socioeconomic families have been most affected. Results highlight that even in the absence
of direct SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 illness, the environmental changes associated COVID-19
pandemic is significantly and negatively affecting infant and child development.
204   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 17, 8:08pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://www.hennessysview.com/p/how-to-reign-in-rogue-school-districts?source=patrick.net


How to Reign In Rogue School Districts
It's time put the education system in its place

Bill Hennessy

... I didn’t read the story and didn’t have to. Neither do you. If you’re a parent or a taxpayer, you know that most public school districts are out of control. They are run by boards that do little for education but a lot of the education industry.

They buy unproven learning systems from big publishers at extremely high cost

They hire consultants who make things worse

They hire superintendents with political agendas to impose the community

They act like the teachers’ unions are their bosses

That Fox News headline says it all: Democrats say parents and taxpayers should give them their money and shut up.

No more.

It’s time to start a two-pronged attack to take back the schools.

Take Over School Boards

First, make your local school board election the most important race in your life. Stop trying to fix Washington DC before you fix the school down the street. It’s much easier to get a few thousand neighbors to show up and vote than to get a few million people in states you’ve never visited to vote.

Many of my readers live in Rockwood School District, which is a national disaster. Two candidates for Rockwood Schools stand out:

Izzy Imig, a true war hero originally from Iraq who understands the threats the current board’s policies pose. She is a natural fighter who will put parents and taxpayers back in charge.

Izzy

Jessica Clark is a fearless fighter for American values rooted in strong families and great schools. She has seen Rockwood drift away from the community’s values and will use the power you give her to restore order and decency to Rockwood.

Jessica

I have met both of these women. They are fighting to win and go out of their way to meet the voters. But they can’t do it alone.

Great candidates need great support. Conservatives have a history of ignoring April elections and ignoring school board elections. That’s exactly how we got into the mess we’re in.

Tell your friends and neighbors Rockwood needs Izzy and Jessica. We need them now. And they need you on April 5.

Property Tax Rollbacks

The second prong to the battle is property tax rollbacks.

School districts gone bad used your money to do it. They use your money to stock pornography in school libraries. They use your money to buy bad, theoretical, and unproven learning systems with which to miseducate your kids.

Worse, they use your money to fund campaigns to raise your taxes.

ENOUGH!

Taxpayers need to start initiative campaigns to roll back property taxes. Starve the beast.

Taxpayers have every right to impose their will on the schools they commissioned and fund. Don’t let Democrats tell you otherwise.

Putting a property tax rollback initiative on a future ballot will consume 100% of the district’s staff’s attention. Just getting enough petition signatures to put a rollback on the ballot will do wonders. You won’t hear superintendents saying parents should have no voice in education with 20% pay cut headed his way.

I know it sounds harsh to impose one’s will on another, but every employee of a school district is serving at the leisure of the taxpayers. When a district gets out of line, it is the right and the duty of the people to smack it back into shape, and nothing gets an education administrator’s attention like a loss of funds. They’re coin-operated.

Start Today

Find out the date of your next school board election.

Meet the candidates.

Pick one excellent candidate for each open position.

Fund that candidate.

Tell your neighbors.

Put up yard signs.

Vote.
205   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 19, 6:20am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://spectatorworld.com/topic/pulled-kids-public-school/?source=patrick.net


Why we pulled our kids out of public school
And you should too
206   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 20, 10:06am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://spectatorworld.com/topic/systemic-child-abuse-age-covid/?source=patrick.net


Systemic child abuse in the age of Covid

We’ve instilled a constant, low-grade fear into children that will affect them for the rest of their lives ...

It’s particularly hard to justify this one: the Ronald McDonald House in Vancouver, Canada is soon to evict all unvaccinated patients and visitors over five years old and up, including cancer patients. In Massachusetts, police dogs have recently been employed to sniff out Covid inside schools in order to locate the “diseased” children. At another school, a woman said her daughter got detention after being “caught” with her mask pulled to her chin in the bathroom. No breaks allowed for the mask mafia. ...

Scientific American reports masks are detrimental barriers to babies’ speech and language development and the National Institute of Health reports that masks hinder emotional development as well. On top of that, dentists are reporting a downturn in dental hygiene thanks to “mask mouth” — and just imagine the impact masks have had on the deaf community at large, not to mention deaf children who need to learn to read lips to survive and thrive in life. All of this data comes with the 2022 confirmation from the scientific community that “cloth masks are not effective” in fighting Covid. Yet schools continue to require them and people keep wearing them as if such barriers are doing anything more than marinading in kid spit and causing adult acne. ...

If you want to talk about systemic oppression, talk about this: the systemic abuse of children in the name of Covid-19. The consequences will haunt us for a lifetime.
207   AmericanKulak   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 20, 6:05pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Another way is to create a comprehensive, pro-American history and culture class.

Then have the STATE make it required to get a Teaching Certificate. Teachers must then send in Fingerprints and sign an affidavit promising to keep to the principles and curriculum outlined in the Pro-American course as a condition of being licensed.

BOOM!
208   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 20, 11:03pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I like it.
209   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 21, 8:01am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://t.me/greatreject/28731?source=patrick.net

Unjabbed students at the New West Charter school in Los Angeles are separated from the rest of the school with tape.
211   Patrick   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 24, 8:13am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

https://spectatorworld.com/topic/jordan-peterson-crisis-totalitarian-academia/?source=patrick.net


Jordan Peterson has left his professorial post at the University of Toronto. He announced his departure with characteristic blunt honesty in Canada’s National Post.

Peterson first came to my attention in 2016, as he did for many, for his refusal to bow to demands to use novel pronouns preferred by the transgendered. For this, he was denounced as a bigot, his university threatened his career, his speaking events were disrupted, all done under the cloak of civility: all transgender people wanted was respect, to be addressed as who they were. How dare Peterson be so uncivil?

Lost in the shrieking winds that enveloped him was his basic point: it’s no longer civility when it’s backed up by the force of law. Civility is no longer on the table when you can be thrown in jail for an opinion. The proliferation of pronouns at the bottom of email signatures everywhere is silent testimony to the iron fist inside the velvet glove.
212   AmericanKulak   ignore (1)   2022 Jan 24, 9:30am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

The same people who wear "Jesus is a C&&T" shirts, demand you address people by their pronouns in the name of Civility.

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