Daily Archives: September 5, 2009
Back in 2000, President George W. Bush famously remarked: “Rarely is the questioned asked: Is our children learning?” Well, apparently not — at least from addlepated dingbats like Shanneen Barron, who broke down in tears just thinking about the HORROR of her daughter being forced to listen in school to President Obama talking about the importance of kids setting educational goals, taking personal responsibility for achieving academic excellence, and other such inspirational platitudes.
Perhaps if any of these paranoid nitwits had actually bothered to read the lesson plan (since amended) they’re so upset about instead of just drinking in the phony hysteria and manufactured outrage emanating from Fox News and right-wing talk radio, it might have allayed their concerns. The full text of the voluntary lesson plan suggestions that were distributed to schools by the Department of Education can be viewed here.
WARNING: If you dare venture into the comments section of that docStoc website, you may be appalled…