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    This could turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to American children:

    More parents are choosing home school over in-class instruction when school resumes this fall as school districts roll out their reopening plans during the global health crisis.

    Published 7 hours ago
    More parents consider homeschooling as permanent option during coronavirus pandemic
    By Mitti Hicks

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/more-pare...virus-pandemic

    Homeschooling parents have a once in a lifetime opportunity to teach their children something public schools will never teach:


    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    I was right when I suggested schools should teach young children how to watch television; i.e. spot the lies, the propaganda, etc. I pointed out that material for homework assignments is unlimited. Homework would include watching a news or entertainment show and identifying at least three serious lies. Environmental garbage alone would keep the kids busy. By the time the kids were in highschool they would be inoculated for life against the ravages of TVD (Television Disease).

    Finally, Americans always had a healthy distrust of government, yet many believe everything television tells them in entertainment shows and news broadcasts. A strange aberration to say the least.
    The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do. It is the freedom to refrain, withdraw and abstain which makes a totalitarian regime impossible. Eric Hoffer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    Homeschooling parents have a once in a lifetime opportunity to teach their children something public schools will never teach:
    Public school Socialists/Communists do not waste time. Obviously, parasites are mounting a counterattack:


    Children in an elementary school class wearing masks enter the classroom with desks spaced apart per coronavirus guidelines in Monterey Park, California / Getty Images
    https://s4.freebeacon.com/up/2020/07...65-736x514.jpg


    "Long before we teach algebra, we teach its component parts. We should structure history instruction the same way."


    Virginia Mandates Slavery Lessons for Kindergarteners
    Chrissy Clark
    July 19, 2020 5:00 AM

    https://freebeacon.com/campus/virgin...ndergarteners/
    The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do. It is the freedom to refrain, withdraw and abstain which makes a totalitarian regime impossible. Eric Hoffer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    This could turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to American children:

    More parents are choosing home school over in-class instruction when school resumes this fall as school districts roll out their reopening plans during the global health crisis.

    Published 7 hours ago
    More parents consider homeschooling as permanent option during coronavirus pandemic
    By Mitti Hicks

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/more-pare...virus-pandemic

    Homeschooling parents have a once in a lifetime opportunity to teach their children something public schools will never teach:
    Thanks for ANOTHER fine post, Flanders.

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    Dave Merrick over at Canada Free Press gets a big attaboy because he:


    . . . stopped watching tv in 1987.


    What Is It Worth To You?
    By Dave Merrick
    March 20, 2021

    https://canadafreepress.com/article/...t-worth-to-you

    I went in a different direction.


    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    For many years I did not watch TV at all. After I got my first computer in 2000 I began watching network television so I could analyze and comment on the government’s lies. I knew I could not cure a disease until I identified the symptoms.

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    Analyzing government lies is the only judicious reason for an adult policy wonk to own a television.
    The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do. It is the freedom to refrain, withdraw and abstain which makes a totalitarian regime impossible. Eric Hoffer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flanders View Post
    I was right when I suggested schools should teach young children how to watch television; i.e. spot the lies, the propaganda, etc. I pointed out that material for homework assignments is unlimited. Homework would include watching a news or entertainment show and identifying at least three serious lies. Environmental garbage alone would keep the kids busy. By the time the kids were in highschool they would be inoculated for life against the ravages of TVD (Television Disease).

    Finally, Americans always had a healthy distrust of government, yet many believe everything television tells them in entertainment shows and news broadcasts. A strange aberration to say the least.
    Sparked by Pandemic Fallout, Homeschooling Surges Across US
    (AP)
    Sunday, 25 July 2021 09:56 AM

    https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/ho...25/id/1029854/

    After everything is said about homeschooling, keeping Communist garbage out your child’s emotions is the biggest gift American’s can give to their children.
    The basic test of freedom is perhaps less in what we are free to do than in what we are free not to do. It is the freedom to refrain, withdraw and abstain which makes a totalitarian regime impossible. Eric Hoffer

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