Good article. Unfortunately, the
gloriousstate that too many seem to view as omniscient and omnipotent seems to be taking over. The elementary, secondary and even university systems of education are becoming federalized and bringing along a “librul” statist ideology. Many of us don’t like that but too few are resisting the process. Why? Because not enough care, too many have “better” things to do or too many see the process as irreversible? Until we reverse the course, things will continue to worsen.
The whole “the kids don’t belong to you; they belong to the community” bit is just a less cagey way of saying “it takes a village,” so at least Melissa Harris-Perry gets points for honesty.
My favorite part of the “All Your Children Are Belong To Us” MSNBC Promo comes at the end:
“Once it’s everybody’s responsibility and not just the household’s, then we start making better investments.”
I marvel at the sheer act of willful blindness required in order to believe such a complete load of male bovine manure. I mean, let’s all apply this to our front yards, shall we, and then hold our breath while we wait for the neighbors to come mow ours?
You know, corporations are a kind of microcosm of the larger society. Corporate-y type folks who make their living ensuring that a corporation “makes better investments” have noticed that the truth is exactly inverse to Ms. Harris-Perry’s statement:
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