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I listened to this song since before social media came out and it still holds value in my opinion.
Here is the proof that LIE-beral values are producing a nation of morons:
Here is yet another article illustrating the many failings of LIE-beral policy. With some comments of my own in brackets):
Are lunatics in charge of our schools?
(Well yes- but lets hear the latest mad news anyway!)
By Jerry Agar. Published: December 5, 2017. Updated: December 5, 2017 7:14 AM EST
Filed Under: Toronto SUN/ Opinion/ Columnists.
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Perhaps you have been dreamily going through life thinking the people who run education in this province are connected to reality.
I fervently wish that were true. But recently, two things happened to crush that dream for any of us naive enough to believe in such things.
A friend of mine who is a kindergarten teacher in the Toronto District School Board was telling me about four year olds who refuse to go back into the school after recess.
So the principal has to stand outside in the yard with the child until the child decides to go in.
I said, “They don’t weigh much. Pick the kid up.”
“No”, I was told, “We are not allowed to touch the kid.”
So the child is in charge. A four year old is deciding how the school day will go.
Don’t try this at home. If that is the policy – and I do not doubt my friend — that is dumb, dumb, dumb.
I contacted the TDSB early Monday morning to find out if this is the board’s policy, or a school principal misunderstanding the policy. I am still waiting for a response.
But teachers calling in to my NEWSTALK1010 radio show told me that what my friend told me is accurate.
Who makes these kinds of rules that go against common sense?
No parent would act like that with their own kids, or with the child of someone they were babysitting.
When children are taught they are in charge, it does not end well.
(None of this should be a surprise. The ugly truth is that as kids get older- they come to realize NOBODY is in charge! Our society is so splintered and rushed there is no time for kids. Parents are away at work for long hours and when they come home they are tired and hurrying to complete household chores. All kids know that riding a school bus is like going to a Wild West town were there is no Sheriff! A school bus is NO MAN`S LAND! There are no teachers and no parents available to referee. The driver is under STRICT ORDERS to ONLY drive the bus! If there is trouble on the bus- the only solution for the driver is to go faster and get the kids off quickly so they will either be separated or at least they will become a problem for somebody else!)
(Radicals in our society have made life so difficult for school authorities that a teacher risks her job and her pension if she touches a child- so no touch and no discipline either- in the old days a kid could be kept after school for detention- not now as they have to be on the bus or risk being stranded at school miles from home!)
(Kids watch us and learn from us and they have a pretty good idea how far our authority and our patience extends- and they KNOW we are too busy to take the time to deal effectively with troublemakers!)
Now, try to square this apparent policy of not touching school children under any circumstances with the following.
The Toronto Star reported recently on teachers accused of, among other things, sexually abusing high school students, telling a high school girl her breasts should be big enough for a handful and small enough for a mouthful, and sexually assaulting a female co-worker in an elevator at the school they worked at.
These teachers were not fired. Rather, they were transferred to another school.
The story noted, “Teachers in Ontario can be transferred after their school boards find reason to discipline them, and in some of the province’s largest boards there is no requirement to tell a new principal about the incoming teacher’s past.”
(Well gosh, if its good enough for Catholic Priests it ought to be good enough for our teachers! After all, teacher unions recognize no other authority over them than God- and even SHE is doubtful in their eyes! Certainly teachers believe they are ENTITLED to sneer at any public complaint about their greed and arrogance!)
One third of teachers cited in the article re-offended at their new schools.
(This is the power of a civil service Hog union! In a City of Toronto case documented by Sun reporter Sue Ann Levy- a city recreation dept worker was arrested, tried and convicted on pedofile charges- for having abused kids at the City Rec Centre where he worked. He served his time and tried to return to his old job working with kids! For reasons that only a Hog lawyer would find puzzling, the City refused to rehire him so the union launched a grievance and argued the matter through every court in Ontari-owe- up to and including the Supreme Court of Ontari-owe- and Hogs LOST every time! Hundreds of thousands of dollars spent to try to get a CONVICTED PEDOFILE his job back- working with kids! And the union excuse for this madness- as reported by Levy: “the union has a duty to support its members”! The union clearly has WAY TO MANY ENTITLEMENTS as well!)
These are offenses that never should have happened had simple common sense ruled at these school boards.
Criminal lawyer Ed Prutschi told me, “I don’t understand this as a lawyer. The liability on the part of the school board is unfathomable. They are explicitly prohibiting the principal, whose job it is to ensure student and staff safety, from knowing anything about why that teacher got transferred to their school.”
(Oh but there IS the answer- union entitlements TRUMP child safety or public anger at pedofiles being hidden from us! Recently Durham District School Board voted that the public had no right to know how often their child was evacuated from class because of violence! They are our kids but its THEIR UNION workplace and we- the public- have no rights!)
(As for the child refusing to re-enter school after recess- at least the kid IS physically safe as long as principal stays with it and simply blocks it from rushing into traffic etc! As for the mental state the child is developing- that is a form of child abuse that LIE-berals DO NOT RECOGNIZE! And we have heard of other cases in which cops have handcuffed children- and of course if the kid runs off into traffic and is killed then its parents WILL SUE! And they also sue when the kid is put in cuffs but at least the kid survives the experience!)
Have our school boards learned nothing from the scandal of the Catholic church doing the same with priests who molested children?
I’m told that in the teaching profession, this is known as “passing the trash”.
There are those who will blame the teacher unions for this state of affairs, but I do not.
Unions can ask for anything. That’s their job, even when their proposals are outrageous.
But elected officials signed off on the agreements establishing these procedures, apparently forgetting they represent parents, taxpayers and students.
Do you ever get the feeling that if we randomly picked 10 people off the street we’d have better run school boards than with the people running them now?
(The number of Cdns who do not vote in elections EVER is about 55 percent of the population- with the remaining 45 percent divided as follows: one third of that 45 percent vote for logical policies and the remaining two thirds vote for HOG GRAVY and entitlements and to hell with the general public! It is no coincidence that one third of employed Cdns work for govt and that this grossly selfish voting block has become the tail that wags the Cdn political dog. What frightens LIE-berals is that the 55 percent of Cdns who do not normally vote may just have been enraged to the point that they WILL vote in the next election- to sweep LIE-berals and their Hog enablers away in a sea of voter rage!)
(LIE-berals and their Hog allies are painfully aware that Mike Harris got the biggest mandate and highest voter support ever offered to an Ontari-owe premier. They are also aware that voter turnout JUMPED 48 percent when Rob Ford was elected mayor of Hogtown! And it dismays them that Wynne-bag is the most hated premier in Cdn history. And Our idiot Boy Justin is puzzled as to why his “sunny ways” are turning cloudy- obscured by massive debt and idiot immigration hypocrisy! It is NOT a good time to be a LIE-beral!)