Patriotic Education

THIS IS WHAT THIS IS ABOUT!! … “The New York Times’ 1619 Project teaches that our nation didn’t begin with the Revolutionary War, but in 1619, the year year enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown. It teaches that slavery and racial injustice have been an integral part of American history. The foundation of the United States was built on slavery and racism.
Trump wants to erase slavery from American history while defending monuments to the fight to preserve slavery. How can anyone do that and not get the irony and hypocrisy of it all … oh yeah. He’s a ‘so-called’ Republican!



Upon hearing the term “patriotic education,” you may ask yourself, “What the hell is ‘patriotic education?'”

Last Thursday, the dumbest president in the history of presidents, that covers American presidents on down to the presidents of Hair Club for Men, attended the White House Conference on American History at the National Archives and screamed, moaned, bitched, ranted, yelled, and barked, “The left-wing rioting and mayhem are the direct result of decades of left-wing indoctrination in our schools.” He also cried about liberals defiling Martin Luther King Jr’s vision of every child being judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin.

Yeah, Mr. “shithole countries” and the proud tweeter of “send them back,” is concerned about MLK’s vision. How many black people are in Trump’s cabinet?

Then he announced the creation of the 1776 Commission “to promote patriotic education,” which is a direct response to…

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HOME FROM PRESCHOOL … You’re never more important than you are then. — Fredrik Backman, “Anxious People: A Novel” (Atria Books, September 8, 2020).

Live & Learn

Have you ever held a three year old by the hand on the way home from preschool?…

You’re never more important than you are then.

— Fredrik Backman, “Anxious People: A Novel” (Atria Books, September 8, 2020)

Eric Kanigan @ 4 years old. He used to clutch on to his Momma’s hand, tears welling up, before he released her on his way into pre-school. 26 years old now. Still clutching on to his Momma. 🙂

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