PRESS RELEASE – TEA PARTY OF LOUISIANA LABELS SENATOR VITTER A TURNCOAT OF LIBERTY WITH HIS RECENT STRONG SUPPORT OF COMMON CORE STANDARDS
August 18, 2014 For Immediate Release
Baton Rouge - The Tea Party of Louisiana (TPoL) wishes to express its shock and outrage at Senator David Vitter's recent statements in support of "Common Core State Standards". TPoL has always thought of Senator Vitter as a friend of Liberty, but his statements in support of Common Core are not what we'd have expected from someone who is a defender of Louisiana's children and a champion of Freedom and less government. Sadly, Senator Vitter's remarks sound more like the rhetoric we'd expect from a D.C. elitist who doesn't believe that we average citizens are capable of making our own decisions, running our own lives, and raising our own children. This leaves us at TPoL at a loss to understand Senator Vitter's inexplicable change of heart, especially given that in his announcement for Governor of Louisiana, this past January, Senator Vitter assailed Common Core as being an instrument of "big government", stating that he was running for governor to, among other things, "......to protect our Citizens from heavy-handed, big government policies like "Common Core", and all the rest". That was Senator Vitter's position just over six short months ago, and now he throws a "John Kerry" at us: "he was against Common Core before he was for it". Really? Where did that come from? What changed, Senator? Why the "flip-flop"?
The Breitbart organization stated that Senator Vitter's remarks "suggest a lack of awareness of the issues surrounding Common Core". We agree, and want to point out that the two talking-points Senator Vitter touched on in his statement diametrically contradict each other, and smack of Washington insider "double speak". Senator Vitter said (paraphrasing) that "he is for the Common Core standards", but is also for "local control of curriculum".
Unfortunately, Senator Vitter can't "eat his cake and have it, too"; he has to choose one position or the other: either he supports the big government, nationalized curriculum imposed via Common Core, or he supports local control of education. Which is it, Senator?
We can only hope that Breitbart is right, and that Senator Vitter's position on Common Core indicates his ignorance on the subject, because his new-found support of Common Core, coupled with Senator Vitter's recent "trial balloon" about the possibility of expanding Medicaid in Louisiana leave us at TPoL scratching our heads, and, frankly, wondering if Senator Vitter is really the true conservative we always thought he was.
We hope that Senator Vitter's recent position statements do not indicate that he's decided to cater to "big money" interests at the expense of the average Louisiana citizen. Supporting Common Core may net him a financial windfall from certain large campaign contributors, but it is also certain to cost him tens of thousands of crucial votes in the next governor's race.
Hoping that Senator Vitter really IS the man we've always thought him to be, The Tea Party of Louisiana urgently calls on him to rethink his position on Common Core and immediately, and publicly, reverse his ill-advised support of this threat to the future of our children and vow to STOP Common Core in Louisiana. We need real solutions for improving education, solutions like universal vouchers, solutions that put parents squarely in charge of their children's education, not another outmoded and doomed-to-fail, big government "boon-doggle" like Common Core. Are you listening, Senator Vitter?
Common Core is Total Federalized Control of Education, Indoctrination and Socialism. Don’t believe us then just Do a Little Homework and see for yourself. Check these out and then tell us how you feel about Common Core being implemented in your schools and with your children.
1. Common Core Education Poses Serious Problems for the Future of the Republic - David Barton
2. Common Core - What's Hidden Behind the Language?
3. Common Core Educational Standards - Video - Must See - Home School Legal Defense - 39 minutes. This is a MUST WATCH video. The nonprofit, Home School Legal Defense Association is out with this 39 minute documentary about the history and development of the Common Core educational standards.
4. Common Core DESTROYED by Arkansas Mom in 4 minutes!
More On Common Core, And Quite Frankly, All You Would Ever Need To Know – Click HERE
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The 8 goals of the Democrat Party. The first is the most important.
There are 8 levels of control that must be obtained before you are able to create a social state.
Goal - followed by their Method(s) of Implementation
1) Healthcare–Control healthcare and you control the people.
Obama-Care, Medicaid, Excessive FDA Regulation, Medicare
2) Poverty – Increase the Poverty level as high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if you are providing everything for them to live.
Tax Increases, Excessive Regulatory Burden, Predatory Legal Climate, Encourage Manufacturing to Move to Third World Countries, Enviro-Lunacy
3) Debt – Increase the debt to an unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will produce more poverty.
Deficit Spending, Quantitative Easing, Fiat Currency, Abandon Gold Standard
4) Gun Control – Remove the ability to defend themselves from the Government. That way you are able to create a police state.
Various Anti-Second Amendment Laws and Proposals
5) Welfare – Take control of every aspect of their lives (Food, Housing, and Income).
“Great Society” programs, WIC, Food Stamps, Free Cell Phones, Government Housing
6) Education – Take control of what people read and listen to – take control of what children learn in school.
7) Religion – Remove the belief in the God from the Government and schools - click here for example.
False Doctrine of “Separation of Church and State”
8) Class Warfare – Divide the people into the wealthy and the poor. This will cause more discontent and it will be easier to take (Tax) the wealthy with the support of the poor.
“Race Hustlers” and “Poverty Pimps” (Sharpton, Jackson), Femi-Nazis, “Gender Victims”, “Enviro-Loons”, Trial Attorneys, Democrat Senators
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Looks like Paul Harvey had it right with his prophetic message on April 3, 1964.
Now we are actually living the "rest of the story" in the New "USSA" today!!!
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Dear BESE: July 7, 2014
The very foundation of every successful society is the education of its youth. But, instead of focusing on doing only that, and doing it well, BESE has made it clear that its “priority one” is to implement the Federally directed Common Core and PARCC.
The Tea Party of Louisiana vehemently disagrees with you for taking that position & urges you to comply with the directives of Governor Jindal and remove Louisiana from all Common Core Initiatives & PARCC testing. This is far too important to be politically correct so we will speak plainly and clearly why each BESE member as a patriotic American should want to comply with the parents and the Governor to help lead Louisiana out of the Common Core Standards & PARCC tests.
We have been dealing with the slow creep of using our public school systems as instruments to implement social policy rather than simply institutions that educate children for the last 6 to 7 decades. During this time, there had been a real resistance by American Parents to believe that schools were changing from centers of education to federal indoctrination camps, but with the implementation of Common Core over these past few years by the lawless Obama administration and our very own complicit BESE, LDOE and the 2014 La Legislature parents are waking-up in increasing numbers everywhere in Louisiana and all across this Nation!
It’s past time to wake up and smell the stench of creeping Socialism and the slow, systematic dismantling of our nation. The purpose of public schools is solely to educate our children, not to function as a means to erase our children's Judeo-Christian foundations, act as centers of sexuality acceptance training, or promote social and/or political theories that demean and reject our Constitutional Republic and undermine parental influence and authority.
Now increasingly mandated is to ignore focusing on “knowledge mastery” as the central theme of education in favor of mental hygiene, consensus and acceptance training, global citizenship and the life-long surveillance of our children and us. Why is this no longer the ONLY point of focus of our public schools? Why has the focus of public schools been diverted instead to “politically correct” themes. Doing this risk following the education philosophy of some of history’s most hideous dictators, such as Adolph Hitler, who famously said, "Let me control the textbooks and I will control the nation."
As so accurately foreseen in the unanimously passed 12-01-2011 National Federation of Republican Women Resolution, “The national standards-based ‘Common Core State Standards’ initiative is the centerpiece of the Obama’s Administration’s agenda to centralize education decisions at the federal level.” And today, we are at that pivotal point of adopting (or not) the implementation tool for the final social re-engineering and mental re-shaping of Americans into non-Americans that will truly transform America forever. And this Centralized Federally controlled Common Core provides the final foundation for this political-corporate (or more plainly, Fascist) take-over and manipulation of knowledge and learning by our children. The schools would be the largest governmental organizations in America.
Yes, Common Core will fundamentally change the way we educate our children … and strip away the rights we parents and children have. It will be the “Crown Jewel” for the final part of the Communist takeover of America from within as stated in their 45 Goals published in 1958 in “The Naked Communist” - (“#17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.”). Can it be said anymore plainly or more explicitly?
The Tea Party of Louisiana echoes the cries of the tens-of-thousands of Louisiana moms and parents, and millions all across this Nation, for you to stand BOLD and to immediately extricate Louisiana from all aspects of the Common Core Initiative and PARCC testing in compliance with Governor Jindal's Executive Order No. BJ 2014-6 and 7.
Bob Reid, spokesman
Board of Directors Member
TEA Party of Louisiana, LLC