We were teaching the boys how to tool a belt in art class last Thursday. Chase wanted our name on the back, so we showed him how to find the center of the belt, find the middle letter of our name and work out from either direction. The result? After completing the first four stamps, his belt said "AMMO".
We all got a good laugh about how he's going to get expelled from Hammock Homeschool for his threatening piece of art work, but the truth is, it's not funny.
It's not funny to call a five year old a murderer for talking about her Hello Kitty bubble gun or to suspend a 7 year old for biting his Pop Tart into a shape that could, possibly, I guess, look like a gun. The following article sites example after example of this war on our kids and it is hardly the only war being waged. I will save CSCOPE, revisionist history, feminization of our boys, medicating our children, attack on Christianity, sex education for Kindergarteners, etc. another time.
Schools Jump the Shark
Around the ranch we usually mutter and shake our heads, but now they've gone too far.
Public school officials at Heritage Middle School in Meridian, Idaho put the school on 'lockdown' because a teenage boy was seen 'roaming the halls' with a ... ready? ... a folding military style ... shovel.
No report filed on whether it was a high capacity shovel. Might have been high capacity in the hands of Big John, loading sixteen tons. Certainly not in the soft un-calloused hands of a school bureaucrat.
A middle school teenage boy was spotted in the halls with a 'suspicious' object and the school "resource officer" leapt into action. Only trouble was the boy was on an errand for a teacher who had forgotten the folding entrenching tool, meaning shovel. A prop for a history lesson on WWII.
Local police said no charges would be filed. So the kid's got that going for him, which is nice."
We need to wake up, take notice, and stop what is being done to our children.
“The schools cannot allow parents to influence the kind of values-education their children receive in school; … that is what is wrong with those who say there is a universal system of values. Our [humanistic] goals are incompatible with theirs. We must change their values.” Paul Haubner, specialist for the N.E.A.
“Give me your four year olds, and in a generation I will build a socialist state.” Vladimir Lenin