American conservatives have latched onto fighting CRT. It is a good fight that gets apolitical types fired up for its over the top anti-white messaging. Some states have taken steps to ban it. This is nice but everyone knows the crazies that make up a significant portion of educators are still going to push this. States need to take a new step in this fight and flex state power.
States need to admit that we have removed political power from legislators while maintaining their ceremonial power. Power shifted decades ago to the bureaucracy and we have many different imperium in imperio situations. Legislatures and governors need to create a body, staffed with political reliables, that are empowered with review of cases where teachers violate these new laws. This body needs the power to discipline and remove violators.
This is against the small government principles of modern conservatism. That faction needs to be silenced. This new body should have curriculum review and in the event of violations reported by students or parents of students, they should review all submissions and have the power up to removal of repeat violators. There will be violators and there will be martyrs.
Martyrdom will get teachers a flash of attention and celebrity on the left. Fine. There must be consequences for their actions. These teachers must be removed to show there is power behind the legislation, and if there is a chilling effect, let the left deal with it as the right has for years on everything placed beyond the pale by our system Social media has been buzzing with Resistance posting from left wing teachers (over 80% of them) as they claim they will keep pushing CRT and others who say they will find soft, stealth ways to subvert these new anti-CRT laws. This is a distributed conspiracy means of manipulating procedural outcomes.
The only way to win is to control the curriculum and to slam opponents with negative consequences for their actions. The two pronged attack to take is funding students, not systems to enable parents to remove their children from this system and to modify the curriculum as much as possible to expunge anti-white and anti-American education modules. A small start would be commissions to evaluate different education curriculums while setting up panels to create history and social studies programs that don’t just set the clock back to 1990s self-loathing, anti-American programs but create new programs that offer a constructive alternative to CRT.
The step after this is to go to the source and attack universities. Once again, governors have to build empowered, small regulatory structures that are staffed with reliables and control source material. This can start with control over the public universities. All of the policy ideas are a start, but nothing will be done unless governors have the bodies and willing troops on the ground to change actual execution of education.
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Since by definition your resistance to the CRT project is based in racism, i.e. not actively anti-racist, the attempts to keep people from teaching about this topic is going to be about as successful as the Romans trying to re-install pagan cults at the core of their culture in response to the rise of Christianity throughout their empire. The demographics of the US have shifted and the Communists who seek to annihilate us find the anti-white/anti-colonial messages of CRT to be profoundly inspiring and compelling. Another analogy is that you are basically re-fighting the battles that Segregationists tried to fight and lost. Whiteness is defined as an oppressive power. People are not going to accept that there is a safe space for whites. In short, there is no future for the Right in trying to win this culture war.
Since by definition your resistance to the anti-CRT project is based in anti-racism, i.e. not actively racist, the attempts to keep people from teaching about this topic is going to be about as successful as the Christians trying to install Jesus cults at the core of Roman culture in response to the presence of paganism throughout the empire. The demographics of the US have shifted and the Bigots who seek to annihilate us find the white/colonial messages of Jordan Peterson to be profoundly inspiring and compelling. Another analogy is that you are basically re-fighting the battles that the Civil Rights movement tried to fight and lost. CRT is defined as an oppressive power. People are not going to accept that there is a safe space for anti-racism. In short, there is no future for the Left in trying to win this culture war.
Even if it were true that our efforts are completely hopeless (which is never true if we can foster even a sliver of hope, not that the cause is anywhere near that long in the first place), it becomes us to fight for our survival anyway than simply lie down and let ourselves be violated. It’s very easy to point to the losers in history and say they may as well not have fought, but would the South somehow be any better off if everyone rolled over the second progs decided that Jim Crow just wasn’t Fair, and simply took in stride federal goons devastating every public school they could get their hands on? Even in that instance, though e.g. charter schools are obviously not victory by any means, they are an important niche carved out because men actually had the guts to fight back. We might not be able to kill the hydra, but that doesn’t mean we should throw our children before it to be eaten and wash our hands lamenting that we probably wouldn’t have won anyway.
Here is why a rope is the only solution for the CRT instructors. https://t.me/RealVincentJames/9456
Parents like this are not involved in their child’s up bringing.
I live in a conservative state with a Republican majority that has banned CRT. I also work in education. Enforcement of the new CRT ban needs to be kept out of the hands of the governor office and instead should be the responsibility of an independent and new authority. I have learned during the pandemic that our governor can not be trusted. We need a new Sheriff in town that can’t be touched by Rhino politicians. This may be the case in your state.
When it comes to CRT the best antidote is Christian teaching. We believe that all men are brothers and descendants of Adam. We are one nation under God with a Christian national heritage. Communist Atheist secular humanism does not belong in our schools, and in my opinion is not protected by the 1st amendment! I once heard a former KGB agent state that it takes 15 years to turn a country Communist. You start with the useful idiots at the University, which educate more useful idiots that become teachers and leaders.
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While these steps should be implemented, no parent should leave their children in a public school in the meantime, hoping that somehow their children won’t be infected. Parents need to make every possible sacrifice to homeschool until they can be assured of the long-term safety and truth of what is taught at a public school. If your children are not worth such sacrifices, what else is life for?? Starve the CRT crazies the opportunity of getting to your children.
Parents in the state of 10K taxes have been fighting back. But…… the teachers union just keeps trucking along with CRT. https://alphanewsmn.com/minnesota-school-district-joins-the-1619-project-education-network/
Hopefully it wont matter come SEP when the face mask lock down starts again.