Old country tune: Momma don’t let your son grow up to be a cowboy; Change that to: Parents, donut pay tuition when the Internet will do nicely.
While I hinted around about this previously, this time the aim is to start something seriously.
Videos and essays from the Internet can provide a wealth of educating in ways that support the original American myth, not the establishment we got. So I encourage VT readers to join in with suggestions.
I have already pushed the great ‘Roots of Christian Zionism’ to replace all kinds of evangelical babble.
Also there is a great video on money/banking history of America that I’m told has been popular over the net; I hope so, it is a genuine American history course and it should be shoved under the noses of every college, Junior college and high school history class that we can find. Electioneering Continues to Spite!
And, for good measure check out the essay at Salon.com written by one of the most observant, intelligent, free-spirited journalists we have: Glenn Greenwald: Washington’s high-powered terrorist supporters
Then there is this one (SCHOOL SUCKS: The American Way) picked up from the Daily Paul website Thursday March15—The Ides no less.
Let those seeking an education get an education about edu/programming so they may try fixing what’s already been done to them. Depending, of course on your parental guidance during formative years.
Do not fear letting your teenage child learn some critical thinking, the odds are good that he or she will survive a rebellious nature and pan out pretty well.
Tom Valentine (born August 20, 1935, same day as Ron Paul) is a businessman, writer, commentator and radio host with an anti-establishment perspective. He worked with Radio Free America from 1988 to 2004. He tends to align with issues from left and right ends of the political spectrum, as well as libertarianism. His main journalistic interests have been unorthodox health care methods and conspiracy theories. He is a believer in many alternatives as cancer cures, and believes that soy products are unhealthy for human consumption. All of his views are at odds with the mainstream medical community.