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Nov 14 2013

High School Senior Blows Away Central Planning Mentality Behind Common Core

At a Knox County School Board meeting in Tennessee earlier in the month, high school senior Ethan Young made the case against the top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to producing ideologically homogeneous tax slaves for the welfare state known as Common Core:

The approach didn’t work in manufacturing in the Soviet Union; it isn’t going to work in education in the USA.

On tips from Bill T and G Fox. Hat tips: The Free Patriot, Young Conservatives.

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  • Belfast

    Draft this man for President. Now.

  • Python

    Damn looks like one got away. This guy somehow slipped through the cracks. Maybe he was early childhood home-schooling and taught Critical Thinking.

  • TED

    It’s GOOD to see they aren’t ALL brainless sheep.

  • Guy23

    I pray one day my sons will be so inspiring.

  • Son of Taz

    @Belfast, he’s too young to be President, and by the time he’s eligible the US might be an ash heap. But, he’d make a great Secretary of Education under President Cruz.

    Hopefully, his mission would be to demolish the DoE and get the liberals in that waste of office space out of public education.

  • Musicmaven

    Arne Duncan needs to be replaced by this young man….
    I watched my former colleagues mindlessly support this totally failed administration …..twice! And than complain about the implementation and all it’s effects of Common Core. Our State got a huge 79 million bribe from “Race to the Top” which just has been used to implement a oppressive and incomprehensible state- wide teacher evaluation.
    program……really just a piece of the implementation of Common Core.
    I couldn’t be more happy to be retired !

  • Dr. 9

    “To conquer a nation without the use of military force, you must first control the minds of their young…” — Karl Marx

  • Spurwing Plover

    Some youths refuse to be brainwashed by the leftists begind COMMON CORE

  • Hill

    Well done, young man.

    Articulate and impressive.

    There are embers of hope out their, despite what the Communist keep telling us. The Rat Bastards.

  • ConervativeMom

    Well done, well educated, well prepared, and well said – all WITHOUT Common Core…

  • Auntie Sam

    He is exactly the type of student (and person) that Common Core is designed to prevent.

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