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Mama Pushes Back on California School Board

 

This is a video of a mom at a school board meeting in Sacramento, regarding sex education for elementary school children. The pushing of sex education to kids as young as 5 by the left, reminds me of the novel Brave New World. Where they had the kids engage in “sex games” in order to desensitize them to intimacy. It’s another attack on the family and pretty depraved stuff, but glad this mom is hip to it and pushing back.

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  1. Member

    Don’t jack with her cubs.

    • #1
    • December 4, 2018 at 8:50 am
    • 3 likes
  2. Member

    Mate De: The pushing of sex education to kids as young as 5 by the left, reminds me of the novel Brave New World.

    Ironically, in Aldous Huxley’s later utopian novel (Island) he promotes pretty much the same sort of sexual libertinism among young people.

    The differences between the society in Brave New World and the one in Island are largely aesthetic, with the BNW society being “technocratic” and the one in Island being “natural”. The moral norms in each society, however, are virtually identical. Huxley, was no conservative.

    • #2
    • December 4, 2018 at 8:50 am
    • 5 likes
  3. Coolidge
    Mate De Post author

    Misthiocracy, Joke Pending (View Comment):

    Mate De: The pushing of sex education to kids as young as 5 by the left, reminds me of the novel Brave New World.

    Ironically, in Aldous Huxley’s later utopian novel (Island) he promotes pretty much the same sort of sexual libertinism among young people.

    The differences between the society in Brave New World and the one in Island are largely aesthetic, with the BNW society being “technocratic” and the one in Island being “natural”. The moral norms in each society, however, are virtually identical. Huxley, was no conservative.

    I never said he was. Just noticed in that novel the society that allowed children to be sexualized was done so to degrade the people’s capacity to pair bond and was another way to attack the family and foster authoritariaizm. 

    • #3
    • December 4, 2018 at 8:56 am
    • 10 likes
  4. Coolidge

    ah hell naw!

    • #4
    • December 4, 2018 at 9:12 am
    • 1 like
  5. Member

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference. 

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    • #5
    • December 4, 2018 at 10:33 am
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  6. Member

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    Proposed definition for Democratic Socialism: A system of government whereby it’s not illegal for individuals to express dissenting opinions. It’s merely futile.

    • #6
    • December 4, 2018 at 10:47 am
    • 6 likes
  7. Thatcher

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):
    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference. 

    Sometimes one person can make a difference as it gives others the courage to step forward. I’ve seen it happen over and over again. That woman was not alone as evidenced by the big applause she got at the end. 

    • #7
    • December 4, 2018 at 11:56 am
    • 13 likes
  8. Member

    Misthiocracy, Joke Pending (View Comment):

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    Proposed definition for Democratic Socialism: A system of government whereby it’s not illegal for individuals to express dissenting opinions. It’s merely futile.

    It is worse than that. They do want it to be illegal to express dissenting views. They call it hate speech legislation.

    • #8
    • December 4, 2018 at 12:53 pm
    • 5 likes
  9. Contributor

    So-called “sex education” is the indoctrination of children into perversion.

    • #9
    • December 4, 2018 at 1:34 pm
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  10. Contributor

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    You are missing the point of the video. There is no such thing as “choice” when the state legislature is dictating what will be taught in every school. She was just venting for the video. She had no power, and the local school board had its power preempted.

    Parents will have to starve the state with large scale, coordinated, student sickouts, driving down the federal dollars tied to students in seats. This is not going to happen because the parents across the state have voted for exactly what they are now getting, legislative district by district.

    • #10
    • December 4, 2018 at 1:59 pm
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  11. Member

    I love this video. You start by helping people find the courage to speak up.

    • #11
    • December 4, 2018 at 2:40 pm
    • 4 likes
  12. Member

    Did you hear the “Amens!”?? Of course, take that speech to the coast and see how the audience reacts. 

    • #12
    • December 4, 2018 at 3:51 pm
    • 5 likes
  13. Member

    I went toe to toe with more than one teacher, and the powers that be

    it made not one damn bit of difference on the macro level. I have talked to young mothers who continue to fight the same battles.

    But it did make a difference on the micro level.

    So I encourage every young mother to fight.

    • #13
    • December 4, 2018 at 8:18 pm
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  14. Coolidge
    TBA

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    You are missing the point of the video. There is no such thing as “choice” when the state legislature is dictating what will be taught in every school. She was just venting for the video. She had no power, and the local school board had its power preempted.

    Parents will have to starve the state with large scale, coordinated, student sickouts, driving down the federal dollars tied to students in seats. This is not going to happen because the parents across the state have voted for exactly what they are now getting, legislative district by district.

    FWIW, parents of military brats can fail to sign the document that gives fed money to the state school. 

    • #14
    • December 4, 2018 at 10:54 pm
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  15. Member

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    You are missing the point of the video. There is no such thing as “choice” when the state legislature is dictating what will be taught in every school. She was just venting for the video. She had no power, and the local school board had its power preempted.

    Parents will have to starve the state with large scale, coordinated, student sickouts, driving down the federal dollars tied to students in seats. This is not going to happen because the parents across the state have voted for exactly what they are now getting, legislative district by district.

    I didn’t miss the point, and everything you said after that first sentence supports what I said. She can’t make a difference because it is a government school. If we had school choice, her and others like her could make a difference because they would move their kids to another school. 

    Ultimately, the problem is exactly as you stated, they got what they voted for.

    • #15
    • December 5, 2018 at 5:19 am
    • 1 like
  16. Member

    Annefy (View Comment):

    I went toe to toe with more than one teacher, and the powers that be

    it made not one damn bit of difference on the macro level. I have talked to young mothers who continue to fight the same battles.

    But it did make a difference on the micro level.

    So I encourage every young mother to fight.

    I have gone toe to toe with teachers and administrators. The only thing it did was to get me labeled as a wacko. After all, what kind of crazy man thinks an English teacher should teach how to structure a sentence, when the class time can be better spent going out in the community to “combat racism”.

    I too want every young mother to fight. I hope it becomes contagious. Unfortunately, my experience has been that while many others support you privately, but they won’t stand in line to speak next. When it comes to standing up, and speaking against the leftist state, you pretty much stand alone.

    • #16
    • December 5, 2018 at 5:30 am
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  17. Member

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    I went toe to toe with more than one teacher, and the powers that be

    it made not one damn bit of difference on the macro level. I have talked to young mothers who continue to fight the same battles.

    But it did make a difference on the micro level.

    So I encourage every young mother to fight.

    I have gone toe to toe with teachers and administrators. The only thing it did was to get me labeled as a wacko. After all, what kind of crazy man thinks an English teacher should teach how to structure a sentence, when the class time can be better spent going out in the community to “combat racism”.

    I too want every young mother to fight. I hope it becomes contagious. Unfortunately, my experience has been that while many others support you privately, but they won’t stand in line to speak next. When it comes to standing up, and speaking against the leftist state, you pretty much stand alone.

    I had four kids all at the same school K-8, so I was a parent there for about 18 years.

    I have no idea what they called me behind my back – and I have a feeling a few of them were calling me something more harsh than “whacko”.

    But they all knew better than to do something stupid like offer extra credit for fasting during Ramadan after one teacher made that mistake once.

    • #17
    • December 5, 2018 at 5:55 am
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  18. Member

    Annefy (View Comment):
    But they all knew better than to do something stupid like offer extra credit for fasting during Ramadan after one teacher made that mistake once.

    Wait… tell me this wasn’t a parochial school! You never know these days…

    • #18
    • December 5, 2018 at 7:41 am
    • 3 likes
  19. Member

    We don’t know how breaking the silence will help. It might help by fueling the Exodus out of the public schools. It might help by temporarily subduing the aggression of the indoctrinators (comment #17). Because it lets other parents know they’re not alone in their concerns, it certainly seems to me to be step 1.

    • #19
    • December 5, 2018 at 7:50 am
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  20. Member

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):
    But they all knew better than to do something stupid like offer extra credit for fasting during Ramadan after one teacher made that mistake once.

    Wait… tell me this wasn’t a parochial school! You never know these days…

    Sigh. It was indeed a parochial school …

    • #20
    • December 5, 2018 at 9:35 am
    • 5 likes
  21. Member

    I assume that the school board had adopted, and was promoting, the agenda that “Mama Bear” was opposing.

    If this is correct, there is irony in the motto “In God We Trust” appearing on the wall above the heads of the board members.

    • #21
    • December 5, 2018 at 9:43 am
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  22. Member

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):
    But they all knew better than to do something stupid like offer extra credit for fasting during Ramadan after one teacher made that mistake once.

    Wait… tell me this wasn’t a parochial school! You never know these days…

    Sigh. It was indeed a parochial school …

    Oh, dear Lord.

    • #22
    • December 5, 2018 at 10:10 am
    • 3 likes
  23. Thatcher

    Annefy (View Comment):
    I went toe to toe with more than one teacher, and the powers that be

    Me too. My children, all of whom are now over 40, love to get together over a bottle of wine and laugh about the indignities they were subjected to as the result of a mother who was occasionally at odds with their teachers and wasn’t afraid to speak up. They may laugh now, but I also see they certainly aren’t afraid to march down to their own child’s school and assert their opinions.

    • #23
    • December 5, 2018 at 11:37 am
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  24. Member

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Annefy (View Comment):
    But they all knew better than to do something stupid like offer extra credit for fasting during Ramadan after one teacher made that mistake once.

    Wait… tell me this wasn’t a parochial school! You never know these days…

    Sigh. It was indeed a parochial school …

    Oh, dear Lord.

    The school itself was terrific and a good experience for my four. But this particular teacher was extraordinarily bad. She also lectured my son’s class about “Christian terrorists” after seeing the movie Jesus Camp. I have no idea what she was doing teaching at a Catholic school. 

    The arguments she and I had are the stuff of legend. I never knew if they asked her to leave, or she simply left. But after that acrimonious year, she was never heard from again.

    • #24
    • December 5, 2018 at 11:49 am
    • 3 likes
  25. Contributor

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    You are missing the point of the video. There is no such thing as “choice” when the state legislature is dictating what will be taught in every school. She was just venting for the video. She had no power, and the local school board had its power preempted.

    Parents will have to starve the state with large scale, coordinated, student sickouts, driving down the federal dollars tied to students in seats. This is not going to happen because the parents across the state have voted for exactly what they are now getting, legislative district by district.

    I didn’t miss the point, and everything you said after that first sentence supports what I said. She can’t make a difference because it is a government school. If we had school choice, her and others like her could make a difference because they would move their kids to another school.

    Ultimately, the problem is exactly as you stated, they got what they voted for.

    Moving to another school is meaningless when the state controls the curriculum in every school. That is what the California legislature is deep in the process of doing, now with the even stronger affirmation of the voters, who saw all this and responded by electing even more Democrats.

    • #25
    • December 5, 2018 at 12:13 pm
    • 4 likes
  26. Coolidge
    TBA

    While I applaud this woman for speaking up, I can’t help but notice that she kinda…sucks. 

    Her points are not coherent. Her ‘supporters’ are the worst kind. They make encouraging words/noises but have no intention of getting anywhere near a microphone (as has already been pointed out). 

    The only way to beat the school board – which is a rogue government with the full backing of City Hall – is to get professional about it. 

    Form PTAs and leave out the Ts. Create orchestrated speaking events with points made and reinforced (and with less emoting). Hire consultants (and then have them help elsewhere). Hire lawyers; some of the weirdness in schools is the result of lawsuit fear. They can be sued back in the other direction. Target individual teachers. Make letter writing campaigns. Name names in the local paper. Target principles. Speak of creating a home schooling co-op loudly. Publish whatever nonsense they school sends home widely. Demand that they either dump Mohammed or give equal time to Christ. Tell ’em you don’t really care which they choose. 

    • #26
    • December 5, 2018 at 12:36 pm
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  27. Member

    TBA (View Comment):

    While I applaud this woman for speaking up, I can’t help but notice that she kinda…sucks.

    Her points are not coherent. Her ‘supporters’ are the worst kind. They make encouraging words/noises but have no intention of getting anywhere near a microphone (as has already been pointed out).

    The only way to beat the school board – which is a rogue government with the full backing of City Hall – is to get professional about it.

    Form PTAs and leave out the Ts. Create orchestrated speaking events with points made and reinforced (and with less emoting). Hire consultants (and then have them help elsewhere). Hire lawyers; some of the weirdness in schools is the result of lawsuit fear. They can be sued back in the other direction. Target individual teachers. Make letter writing campaigns. Name names in the local paper. Target principles. Speak of creating a home schooling co-op loudly. Publish whatever nonsense they school sends home widely. Demand that they either dump Mohammed or give equal time to Christ. Tell ’em you don’t really care which they choose.

    Homeschooling is easier. 

    • #27
    • December 5, 2018 at 1:02 pm
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  28. Contributor

    TBA (View Comment):

    While I applaud this woman for speaking up, I can’t help but notice that she kinda…sucks.

    Her points are not coherent. Her ‘supporters’ are the worst kind. They make encouraging words/noises but have no intention of getting anywhere near a microphone (as has already been pointed out).

    The only way to beat the school board – which is a rogue government with the full backing of City Hall – is to get professional about it.

    Form PTAs and leave out the Ts. Create orchestrated speaking events with points made and reinforced (and with less emoting). Hire consultants (and then have them help elsewhere). Hire lawyers; some of the weirdness in schools is the result of lawsuit fear. They can be sued back in the other direction. Target individual teachers. Make letter writing campaigns. Name names in the local paper. Target principles. Speak of creating a home schooling co-op loudly. Publish whatever nonsense they school sends home widely. Demand that they either dump Mohammed or give equal time to Christ. Tell ’em you don’t really care which they choose.

    Yes, and. In California all that is wasted energy, as the cram-down is coming from Sacramento—as the speaker admits. The speaker and supporters should have been working for the past two years to recruit and elect a conservative Republican state assembly slate.

    • #28
    • December 5, 2018 at 4:39 pm
    • 1 like
  29. Member

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Pony Convertible (View Comment):

    I applaud her, but I doubt that she made a difference.

    This is another example of why we need school choice. Parents should have access to an education market that allows them to easily move their children to another school, if they don’t like their current school.

    You are missing the point of the video. There is no such thing as “choice” when the state legislature is dictating what will be taught in every school. She was just venting for the video. She had no power, and the local school board had its power preempted.

    Parents will have to starve the state with large scale, coordinated, student sickouts, driving down the federal dollars tied to students in seats. This is not going to happen because the parents across the state have voted for exactly what they are now getting, legislative district by district.

    I didn’t miss the point, and everything you said after that first sentence supports what I said. She can’t make a difference because it is a government school. If we had school choice, her and others like her could make a difference because they would move their kids to another school.

    Ultimately, the problem is exactly as you stated, they got what they voted for.

    Moving to another school is meaningless when the state controls the curriculum in every school. That is what the California legislature is deep in the process of doing, now with the even stronger affirmation of the voters, who saw all this and responded by electing even more Democrats.

    I sense you think we are disagreeing, when in my mind we agree. The voters got what they asked for. That doesn’t mean school choice wouldn’t fix a lot of problems. 

    BTW you do have school choice. Move to Indiana, we have some of the best school choice laws in the country. Our vouchers can be used in any school, plus we have charter schools. There is one in my community that uses Hillsdale College’s curriculum. In Indiana, parents like the one in the video, just move their kids to another school.

    • #29
    • December 6, 2018 at 5:16 am
    • 1 like