From today’s TFN News Clips:
“The proposed changes have attracted national attention because they challenge the powerful ideology of the left and highlight the great political divide of our country. The left’s principles are diametrically opposed to our founding principles. The left believes in big, not limited, government; they empower the state, not the individual; they focus on differences, not unity. This divide was clearly exposed on March 23, 2010, as the left celebrated health reform that Vice President Biden said ‘charts a fundamentally different course for the country’ — an unmistakable rejection of Jefferson’s original course.”
— Texas State Board of Education member Don McLeroy, R-College Station, writing in a USA Today op-ed about the revision of social studies curriculum standards and demonstrating how the board is following through on his long-stated desire to politicize education in Texas public schools.
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