After the debacle of the Vietnam War era, the liberal establishment decided that the only way to accomplish the goal of “converting” American opinion was to infiltrate our schools at the level of teacher and administrator to control the student’s degree of learning in institutions of higher education. So the numbers of students majoring in political science and education exploded exponentially over the next couple of decades. One of the principal strategies of the left for the past 40 years has been to control the learning process in America’s public schools. Controlling the content of public education at all levels is how the left is actively transforming Americans into a flock of naive ill-informed, easily-led sheep or as I call them Sheoples. A major component of the dumbing down process is to revise history to suit their goals. Historical revisionism is how liberals revise America’s past to suit their agenda.
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One of the most prolific practitioners of historical revisionism is President Obama. When it suits his purposes to do so, the president will simply make up history that never happened or distort what did happen until it appears to support his agenda. When he speaks to his audience he refers to historical circumstances as if they are indisputable facts, and they are if no one questions them. President Obama’s most infamous act of historical revisionism came when he claimed that not only is America not a Christian nation, it is one of the world’s largest Muslim nations. To make such an absurd statement, Barack Obama had to ignore more than 200 years of historical evidence, evidence that is readily available and clearly contradicts him.
The question that should be in our minds is Why did Obama do that? What was the purpose behind his remarks? Even though we are a decidedly Christian nation with more than 80% of Americans identifying themselves as Christians, and there are more than 56 Million Catholics in the United States not to mention the number of Evangelical and other types of Christians. So even though the facts were staring him straight in the face, Obama insisted on stressing how important the Muslim people were in shaping our country. Why? What he said could be characterized as a lie, but to be generous we say that he misspoke. There were no Muslims of note in this country before 1900. So where did all these Muslims come from? Actually, best guess estimates is that there are fewer than 3 million Muslim citizens in the United States. What else is our government trying to say didn’t happen or happened in a way contrary to the facts. Women should take note of what this government is proposing in many areas of our country. Municipal Progressive Liberal administrations are promoting and allowing Shariah Law in local neighborhoods throughout the country. How does Shariah law affect the average woman? You can ask one if they would dare answer you. History shows that women do not fare well in Muslim societies. Women are treated as property and dealt with in that fashion. If a woman is raped, she must have 3 witnesses to prove it, or she is arrested and prosecuted as a “loose woman” and faces possible stoning.
Why would a government want to change the history taught in the schools? If children grow up knowing what the government wants them to know and not the actual facts or circumstances as they happened, then the children will believe whatever they have been taught. If the government tells them it is proper to practice homosexuality then the child believes it is. By doing this the government molds the thoughts and opinions of the next generation the same way Hitler did in the 1930’s with his Youth Corps. Once the government has the children’s faith in action they can deal with the existing generation’s belief system in a way that the children will not question. The children will grow up depending on the government and believing everything the government tells them. They will have become Sheoples instead of individuals with character and determination. Sheoples are easily managed and molded to the will of the government that controls them.
Thinking people who respect and admire the truth no matter where it leads need to understand that Liberals will use many different methods to revise or change historical occurrences. Good people need to recognize when they are being employed, and challenge the liberals who use them to distort the truth. Check what is being taught in your local school. Know who your child’s teacher is and what their teaching philosophy is. If you sense that there is something amiss, confront them and voice a public challenge so that you draw the community’s attention to it. It is true that there is strength in numbers. The more people you can enlist in your efforts to make things right the more chance you have of getting it done. Liberals will tell you they have the right to do this and that with your children. Make them prove it and don’t allow them to say anything is fact without proving it. Until you are told by a Judge, you have the last word in how and what your child is taught. I would rather home school my child than expose them to indoctrination in a broken school system. One of the most insidious form of revisionism is Academic cronyism.
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Academic cronyism is the practice of academic historians quoting each other instead of relying on original source material. This is perhaps the most hideous of all the methods the revisionists use. So-called professors set themselves up as experts and quote each other ignoring the facts of the original source material. It works like this: One so-called expert makes a claim about an individual or historic event that by design or carelessness is wrong. Then other professors quote the erroneous material of this so-called expert and the process repeats itself until fiction becomes enshrined as fact. If a lie is repeated often enough, it becomes fact to the less informed general populace. Perception becomes reality. I encourage readers to look for these five revisionist methods of liberals in the speeches of politicians (especially President Obama when he uses a teleprompter). Parents need to closely examine the textbooks of their children, and question the facts stated by political commentators.
There is an agenda behind these methods that is not good for America. The Liberal Progressive Socialist agenda is a disease that if left unchecked can infect the entire host and bring about the demise of the American Experiment.
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