Category Archives: Propaganda

0203_April 2017 Imprimis article-The Left’s War on Free Speech-from a speech given by Kimberley Strassel_ 2010 “Citizens United” triggered an epidemic of people seeing free speech from a 5-year-old’s viewpoint

Donna Jack
May 6, 2017

There is an interesting article in the latest monthly publication of Imprimis, published by Hillsdale College.

The April 2017 featured article is based on a speech that Kimberley Strassel gave at Hillsdale College in April.  You can read The Left’s War on Free Speech   online  at imprimis.hillsdale.edu/lefts-war-free-speech/  

In light of the displays of anarchy on city streets, and also on College and University campuses — and in light of the training and conditioning of students in public schools —  and the conditioning being done by most of the main-stream media, with the goal:  to hate the United States of America and shut up anyone who disagrees — this article is timely.

Here are two samples from the article:

“It was at this moment that I had one of those sudden insights as a parent. I realized that my oldest was a constitutional conservative, my middle child a libertarian, and my youngest a socialist with totalitarian tendencies.”

“my main point today is that we’ve experienced over the past eight years a profound shift in our political culture, a shift that has resulted in a significant portion of our body politic holding a five-year-old’s view of free speech. What makes this shift notable is that unlike most changes in politics, you can trace it back to one day: January 21, 2010, the day the Supreme Court issued its Citizens United ruling and restored free speech rights to millions of Americans.”

 

0202_Why Isn’t Communism as Hated as Nazism — presented by Dennis Prager (video)

Donna Jack
May 4, 2017

Students in public  school are not taught the truth about Communism.

Quotes from this video:

“Until the left, and all the institutions influenced by the left, acknowledge how evil communism has been, we will continue to live in a morally confused world.

“In the meantime, all good people owe it to the victims of communism to learn what happened to them. Even worse than being murdered or enslaved is a world that doesn’t even know that you were.”

Dennis Prager presents this 5 minute 19 second (5:19) video.  (posted May 1, 2017).  You can link to the facts mentioned in the video – and at his site either view the transcript of the video — or you can download the transcript.

Below you can watch the video “Why Isn’t Communism as Hated as Nazism?”:

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0201_Why Competency-based Education will Deepen America’s Education Crisis—by Jane Robbins

Donna Jack
May 4, 2017

Donna Garner forwarded this article across the country today.  Following are a few selections from the article.  You can link the article at:  http://thefederalist.com/2017/05/04/competency-based-education-will-deepen-americas-education-crisis/

Samples from Jane Robbins’
May 4, 2017 Competency-Based Education (CBE) article

“Our Choices: Minimum Competency Or Indoctrination. Some CBE proponents straightforwardly argue that education must be changed to focus less on instilling knowledge and more on training students in “twenty-first-century skills” such as creativity, communication, and collaboration.
Unencumbered by facts, the government can then establish its own definitions of what success looks like in those areas.”

“This is where CBE becomes much more dangerous than its predecessor OBE. Modern technology allows the training to be accomplished much more effectively, and with data-capture mechanisms that can literally reshape our children’s lives.”

“Slicing and Dicing Kids’ Minds for Market Digital learning uses interactive software to track the student’s every keystroke, and perhaps his psysiological reactions, to create a personal mind-map illustrating not just what the child knows but also how his brain works.  This is perfect for CBE.  Th Student can work his way through the different benchmarks at his own pace and have all his responses recorded and incorporated into an algorithm that shows where he is and where he’s likely to go.”

“According to the CEO of mind-mapper Knewton, the ed-tech companies will have so much data on each student that they can predict what he will do and tell him what he should do.  Few parents want the government (through the schools) to have this much information on their children, but of course, parents won’t be told how all this works.”

“CBE isn’t real education. It’s a mechanism for control. States must reject it.
Jane Robbins is an attorney and a senior fellow with the American Principles Project in Washington DC. She is a graduate of Clemson University and the Harvard Law School.”

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5.4.17 – The Federalist

“Why Competency-Based Education
Will Deepen America’s Education Crisis
By Jane Robbins
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0192_3/24/17 Sen. Tim Neville Legislative update_Julie Williams former Jeffco BOE member compared 2013 Jeffco BOE and Trump’s 1st 100 days_2014-2015 Jeffco BOE history in Blog 0193

Donna Jack
March 27, 2017/updated and revised April 1, 2017

1.   Julie Williams’ presentation.
2.   Tim Neville’s Presentation
3.   Go to Blog 0193, to see a detailed history of events before and after Nov. 2013 Jeffco school board election, of three reform members.

Meeting March 27, 2017

An informative meeting took place at the Lewis Barn in Evergreen.  Julie Williams and Colorado State Senator Tim Neville were the guest speakers at the March meeting of the 285 Corridor Tea Party:

March 27th at 6:30 pm
The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park
26624 N. Turkey Creek Road
Evergreen, CO 80439


Julie Williams spoke first, after several people who attended shared information with the group.  Below are summaries of topics Julie addressed.

Julie said there were parallels between her experiences Nov. 2013-2015
and the things happening in D.C.

Julie drew a parallel between what the unions did in Jefferson County to the three non-union supported board members — and what unions and the Left are doing against Trump and his administration.

She stressed the importance of not wasting time, and not underestimating the ability of the establishment (unions, mainstream media, academia, the Left, etc.) to work relentlessly and effectively to destroy the character and credibility of the new administration with the bombardment of lies, accusations, and subtle, or not-so-subtle, innuendoes. Continue reading

0189_Out of Bondage: The Story of Elizabeth Bentley_1951_an auto-biography of an American spy for the Soviet Union from 1938 until 1945 – Part 1– introduction by dj

Donna Jack
March 13, 2017/updated Mar 15, 2017

Recently I completed my first reading of Elizabeth Bentley’s autobiography, Out of Bondage:  The Story of Elizabeth Bentley.  This blog is an introduction to the personal drama that Elizabeth Bentley lived through. You will experience breath-taking adventure as you read for yourself — the first-hand account of her life as an international Soviet Communist espionage agent!

NOTE:  Soviet espionage is not confined to the 1930s and 1940s.  It has continued, and still exists today.

Through her book, Elizabeth takes you with her as she comes to believe that she is going to help make the world a better place for everyone.  Eventually you will experience with her, the growing horror that she feels, as she gradually discovers she has been duped — and then realizes that she is trapped.  She finds herself part of a world-wide sinister plan to enslave the part of mankind that will be allowed to live.  Would she be allowed to live, or would anyone else  she knew survive?

Elizabeth Bentley is another one of our true American Heroes who ends up risking everything, including her own life, in order to help uncover the operation that she for many years, had an active part in implementing and managing.

This blog piece focuses on some of how she got ensnared into Communism.

Her experience is in many ways common to countless people who have gotten sucked into supporting the goal of Communist world domination, believing the fantasy that Communist promise:  justice and fairness for all mankind.

How can an educated, white, middle-class person, get to the point in their life, where they want to risk their life to help destroy their own country?  As you read Elizabeth’s autobiography you find some answers to that question.
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0180_Who is Joe McCarthy? Not who you thought he was. Finally the truth is known that he was right — 50 years later! — “Blacklisted” by M. Stanton Evans

Donna Jack
February 20, 2017/revised Feb. 24, 2017

SOME WRITTEN AND AUDIO REVIEWS OF M. STANTON EVANS’ BOOK:  Blacklisted by History:  The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies…

Click here to read a review by a lady named Michelle — of the book Blacklisted by History_The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies_by M. Stanton Evans 2007

 You can listen to a 9.5-minute audio book report on Amazon — of Blacklisted…  just scroll down to the “Related Video Shorts” section of this link.  Or you can listen to it below (it may take a little while for it to download – so be patient):

GREAT REFERENCE BOOK

This book is a great reference book, and clears up a lot of misinformation about Joe McCarthy.

LIES WERE MANUFACTURED AND DESIGNED FROM THE BEGINNING,
TO USE McCARTHY AS THE “POSTER CHILD” FOR IMAGINARY ACCUSATIONS,

IN ORDER TO NEUTRALIZE THE TRUTH

Almost all of academia, the vast majority of the press, and most of the public, have been saying McCarthy was nuts, even at the time Joe McCarthy was trying to reveal Communist infiltration.  At that time, any of McCarthy’s mistaken claims, and things he did out of  frustration, were magnified and repeated.  He was effectively discounted — but Joe McCarthy was actually provably right about the Communist infiltration of our government!

He came on the scene soon after the Whittaker Chambers/Alger Hiss investigations and trial(s) (1948).  In 1948 the statute of limitations had passed, so Alger Hiss couldn’t be put in prison for being a Soviet espionage agent.  But he was proven guilty of being a Soviet espionage agent, and was convicted and put in prison for perjury – – for saying he was not a Soviet espionage agent.

Joe McCarthy was effectively used by the Left, as a good neutralizing force that diverted people away from the reality that Alger Hiss and other Soviet Communists had become part of our government, and were doing damage.

THE FACT OF SOVIET COMMUNIST INFILTRATION AND THEIR
WORK IN OUR GOVERNMENT IS PROVEN THROUGH THOUSANDS OF RESOURCES
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0178_Goebbels–Master Nazi Propagandist_ (McCarthy) “Blacklisted by History” written by M. Stanton Evans_ Whittaker Chambers_ Samuel Blumenfeld on dumbing down education_ YouTubes

Donna Jack
February 10, 2017

Joseph Goebbels — propaganda minister

Joseph Goebbels’ quote is at the end of this blog —  it talks about making up a huge lie and repeating it over and over to manipulate people.  You can read it in quotation 26 on the Quotations page of this website.

Blacklisted by History, is a book written by M. Stanton Evans
— Below is a video in which Mr. Evans tells about his book.

This video link has a lot of information about Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America’s Enemies.  One of the things you will find in this YouTube, is a summary of things that have been made public in recent years — things that verify the extensive Communist infiltration in our government that Joe McCarthy was trying to expose to the public. Continue reading

0177_Epidemic in our country: believing the worst (or best) without any knowledge_Link to Goebbels’ quote about repeating big lie (people will believe it)

Donna Jack
February 10, 2017

In Blog Post 0178 you can read Joseph Goebbels’ quote  — it talks about making up a huge lie and repeating it over and over to manipulate people.  You can also read his quote in Quotation 26 on the Quotations page of this website.

We need to be slow to judge people, and slow to anger.  Those who wish to control us, use against us, our weakness to swiftly judge and to get angry.  They keep repeating lies — lies that are designed to divide.

It is difficult to avoid judging people,
when quick harsh judgment is all around us every day.

Almost no matter where we go, people seem to be angry, saying bad things about people — frequently these uncomplimentary words are about people they don’t even know.  People often seem to be eager to cut someone else down.  These harsh unkind words are not only focused on strangers, but just as easily shift focus to people close to home:  people in our schools, our churches, at work, in our neighborhoods, clubs …  and in our own families .

Blog post 0090 goes into detail about “Label-Libel” — a term I found in a book
from a New Mexico teacher supply store.

Human nature is a combination of both good and bad.  Those who have evil goals in mind to control other people, frequently take advantage of the weaknesses of human nature (greed, selfishness, dishonesty, pride, vengeance, gossip, hatred, anger, impatience).  They encourage and feed these weaknesses, in order to divide us from each other, so that they can accomplish their own selfish goals.

“Divide and Conquer”

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0176_What is the group “America’s Future”? – Judge Robert Morris was President of America’s Future when he published “Soviets in the Classroom” for Charlotte Iserbyt_See Blogs 0173-0175

Donna Jack
First published in part Jan. 30 2017/Totally rewritten and published February 10, 2017

Robert Morris first published “Soviets in the Classroom” in 1989, soon after he became  the new chairman of the board at America’s Future.  See Blogs #0173, 0174 & 0175, which talk about or mention the article “Soviets in the Classroom.”

This blog is an introduction to the organization called America’s Future, that began in 1946.

The information below about America’s Future, is taken from two locations
on their website:
http://www.americasfuture.net/
and     http://www.americasfuture.net/misc/founded.html

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“Our historical commitment and our current strategic position make the United States the central redoubt of human liberty. If we fall, the lights of liberty will be extinguished all over the world for the foreseeable future.”

Robert Morris
Self Destruct: Dismantling America’s Internal Security

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AMERICA’S FUTURE
http://www.americasfuture.net/

“The original America’s Future, Inc., established in 1946, headquartered for many years in New Rochelle, New York, and now in St. Louis, Missouri — for 57 years [has been] dedicated to the preservation of our free enterprise system and our constitutional form of government.”

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0174_UN Demands More Globalist Propaganda in School Textbooks by Alex Newman_UN demands for perversity labeled as norm

Donna Jack
February 10, 2017

View online:     http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/education/item/25111-un-demands-more-globalist-propaganda-in-school-textbooks

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

UN Demands More Globalist Propaganda in School Textbooks

Written by  Alex Newman– Read the article online here.  Below is an excerpt from the article:

“Under the direction of a known Communist Party operative from Bulgaria dogged by corruption charges, the scandal-plagued United Nations ‘education’ agency released a new report demanding broad changes to school textbooks around the world. It is the latest shot across the bow aimed at parental rights, local control of education, and national sovereignty.

“The goal of the ‘Global Education Monitoring Report‘ by the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is fairly transparent: accelerate the indoctrination of impressionable children worldwide with textbook propaganda promoting ‘global citizenship,’ the discredited man-made global-warming theory, homosexuality, transgenderism, and outright totalitarianism. And according to the report itself, school textbooks are the best way to do that. Continue reading