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Federal Judge Doesn’t Know Difference Between Constitution and Declaration of Independence

In an important decision striking down the votes of the people of Virginia, a Federal Judge proved she didn’t known the difference between the Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence. Thank you liberal educational establishment. When U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen issued her ruling taking away the vote of […]


America’s Top Colleges Have Done Away With Teaching U.S. History

A new report from Fox News on the trend among liberal arts colleges to drop any requirement that students take U.S. history classes to earn a degree is to me a mixed bag. Sure it is outrageous that our schools are telling students that U.S. history isn’t important, yet, it’s probably good kids aren’t learning […]


The South Rose Again While The North Napped

Northern elites love to look down their noses and sneer at southerners whom they consider loutish hayseeds who are just plain stupid. But as many in the north have dismissed the south, our states south of Mason and Dixon’s line has risen again right under the north’s very nose. Now, the best quality of life […]


Reporter Confronts Union Chief Supporting a Child Molesting Teacher

Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters recently traveled to Michigan to find out why the teachers union there is fighting so hard to force the taxpayers to give a big cash payment to a teacher convicted of molesting a child. Watters confronted Steven Cook, the head of the Michigan Education Association–the teachers union there–over why the […]


Is zero tolerance dead in K-12?

We’ve been loud about the stupidity of zero tolerance rules in K-12 schools around the nation. We consider zero tolerance to be zero intelligence on the part of administrators. The policy has given us stupidity like a boy being expelled for chewing his pop tart into –roughly – the shape of a gun. A six […]

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Liberals are So Un-American, They Don’t Even Like Cookies

We are living under a tyranny of the minority in the United States today. Gays are barely two percent of the country, yet they are able to get TV stars suspended if even only for a few weeks just because they claim he is “homophobic.” And now, in Minnesota, a woman that has made cookies […]


VIDEO: Al Sharpton’s Chicago Town Hall Revolts Against Democrat Machine Politics

On Thursday, December 19, a town hall hosted by extremist left-winger Al Sharpton of MSNBC, went a bit sideways for him as the event turned into a revolt against Chicago’s Democrat machine politics instead of a forum for his left-wing “solutions” to the problems besetting Chicago’s African Americans. Much to Sharpton’s dismay, the nearly 100% […]


OUTRAGEOUS: School Bans Kid’s Christmas Poster Because it ‘Might be Religious’

It’s a sales job, not a religious message! It could be, it might be, it… isn’t religious, but the fearful authorities at a Minnesota school thought that a skeleton carton on a kid’s Christmas poster was “religious” and should be taken down. The poster featured the cartoon character Jack Skellington from the Tim Burton movie […]


So why would somebody bring a gun to a school?

Another shooting at a school and you can bet the progressives are going to be screaming for a roundup of guns. But why would somebody bring a gun to a school and shoot up the place? There are a couple of things that stand out in the shootings we’ve seen over the past decade or […]


Union-Loving School Official Says School Vouchers Would ‘Train Terrorists’

WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather One of the biggest solutions reformers have to fix our failing schools is to give parents vouchers that can be used to send kids to the parent’s choice of schools. But one union-backing school superintendent in North Carolina is so against any solutions outside those offered by unions that she is going […]


And teachers want respect…

It’s no secret that, here at The Curmudgeon, we have issues with public school teachers. Our view is that they want to be treated as professionals and then everything they actually do says that they are an insular, self-absorbed, group of whining narcissists. Today is a case in point. WEST BRANCH, Mich. – The Michigan […]


The truth about Common Core

Ethan Young is a senior in high school. He made a wonderful presentation to the Knox County Tennessee school board about Common Core. It’s a wonderfully researched presentation and challenged the school board to research and disprove his claims. They haven’t. Common Core is the education equivalent of ObamaCare, I’ve referred to it as “ObamaCore” […]


Why are we paying teachers?

Here’s how the US, which spends more per student than any country in the world, is doing vs. the world in math, science and reading. Get that? Out of 34 countries, our tax dollars in conjunction with the US Department of Education and the National Education Association, has the US solidly in 26th place in […]


Now Teachers Correcting Spelling is ‘Racist’?

A professor in California has been accused of “racism” and for sponsoring a “toxic” learning environment after correcting the spelling of students. This is how bad our so-called system of education has gotten when even correcting spelling hurts our kids “self esteem.” Professor Val Rust of the University of California at Los Angeles’ Graduate School […]


Common Core: Completing the government takeover of schools

Common Core is a federally sponsored – likely to be mandated if your state wants federal funds – initiative to federally control what is taught and how it’s taught in local schools. Mission Statement The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents […]


British School Threatens to Label Students ‘Racists’ Unless They Attend Islam Field Trip

British citizens are up in arms at a British primary school that has threatened to label kids as “racists” for years on their public school record if they refuse to attend a field trip meant to push Islam on kids. This is a sick example of multiculturalism by force, apparently. Letter sent home to parents. […]


Atheists Force School to Cancel Christmas Toy Drive Because: Religion

A school in South Carolina has been forced to cancel its annual toy collection drive for the charity Operation Christmas Child by atheists who claim that the event is “religious” and therefore should not be allowed. For the past three years East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., has been participating in the toy drive […]


NY Teachers Union Chief: Common Core is Child Abuse

To the applause of those in the room, a New York teachers union president slammed the state’s Common Core policy as “child abuse.” Beth Dimino, President of the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association, appeared to speak at a Common Core forum held on November12 at the Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, New York. […]


Common Core: New Education Program Teaches Kids That ‘Commands’ of Government ‘Must Be Obeyed’

Liberals and misguided establishment Republicans (like Florida’s Jeb Bush) are pushing a new education program called Common Core, a policy that will do no less than spit out good little government automatons. But it isn’t just this new scheme of education. It’s been happening for years and all over. Commons Core just accelerates it. We […]


Mother of Grade Schooler Banned from Kid’s School Over Concealed Carry License

This is how the liberals destroy our rights, folks. A mother in Georgia has now been told she isn’t allowed to go to her own child’s taxpayer funded grade school because she has a concealed carry permit. Parent Tanya Mount says that she was a volunteer at her disabled daughter’s school, McBean Elementary in Hepzibah, […]


Humanities Classes Falling Out of Favor is Higher Education’s Own Fault

In The New York Times Tamar Lewin laments the slow death of the humanities in our system of higher learning. She notes that the humanities are going by the wayside with fewer students signing up for such courses every year. But Lewin gets the reason completely wrong. She blames the recession but in fact it […]


The problem with higher education is…

… every child left behind. And the University of Georgia is leading the way to a cowardly new world. I didn’t make this up and you’re not reading The Onion. The University of Georgia is holding “Social Justice Week” which is typically a platform for the aggrieved to whine about “equality” and parade “victims”. Well, […]


Chicago Teachers Union: ‘This City Belongs to Black People’

The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is pretty much run by communists and racebaiters. This month we get yet another example of that with a CTU organizer claiming that the city “belongs” to African Americans and not white people. This sort of hate is typical of the CTU. As seen in the video above, CTU President […]


High School Drama Teacher Pushes Play With Incest and Bestiality, Gets Suspended

Here is a story that shows why we don’t let children decide what they want to do for themselves. In Arizona, a high school teacher thought it would be a great idea for his kids to put on a play that features incest and bestiality. He got suspended for this leftist idea, but the silly […]


Illinois School Gives Kids a Death Panel Assignment

A central Illinois school recently gave students an assignment many are calling a “death panel” assignment. The fifteen year olds were told to decide what six of ten people would be allowed to get life-saving medical treatment. double click on image to see larger The school, St. Joseph Ogden High School in St. Joseph, IL, […]