Sam Blumenfeld

Thursday, 15 October 2009 13:14

Is Public Education Necessary?

Sam BlumenfeldWe would not have to ask the above question if public education had not become the great, costly, and tragic failure that it is. It has failed the children, but in reality it has not failed the progressives. They were the ones who engineered the dumbing-down process which parents and taxpayers continue to pay for. But it is the children who suffer in terms of becoming intellectually disabled, semi-literate, disoriented, frustrated, and terribly unhappy. But what is even a bit disheartening is that many liberals still believe that government schooling has been a noble experiment.

Tuesday, 29 September 2009 18:00

Gangster Government in Washington

Sam BlumenfeldAccording to my dictionary, a gangster is a member of a gang of criminals. Criminals, of course, are guilty of crimes. A crime is an act committed in violation of a law prohibiting it, or omitted in violation of a law ordering it.

Friday, 28 August 2009 08:11

Kennedy’s Overweight Legacy

The late, lamented Senator from Massachusetts, Ted Kennedy, was a knee-jerk liberal who sang the Democrat party-line hymnal during the whole of his 47-year career in the Senate. In all that time he never uttered an original idea of any kind.

There is no question but that the revolutionary Left has triumphed in a way that many of us never dreamed possible. What we didn’t realize is that while our conservative principles were being undermined by misguided Republicans in the White House and Congress, the Left had lost none of its intention of imposing on America its radical socialist agenda.

Friday, 14 January 2011 11:20

Reading the Constitution

Sam BlumenfeldThe senseless and horrific killings in Tucson on January 9 by a demented young man have diverted the nation's attention from the positive changes taking place in Washington and focused it on liberals clamoring to muzzle conservative talk shows. Even the sheriff in Pima County used this tragic occasion to accuse Rush Limbaugh of aiding and abetting the killer, whose friend told a reporter that the killer did not listen to talk radio. Indeed, the massacre gave the liberals a golden opportunity to once more lash out against conservatives and call for silencing their programs. Sarah Palin referred to the attacks on her as "blood liable."

Monday, 02 April 2012 13:01

How to Teach a Child to Read

You would think that teaching a child to read would be as easy as A-B-C. But not in today’s public schools where reading failure is epidemic. And that’s because the teaching methods, devised by the Progressives, were designed to dumb-down the American people. The result is that a large number of Americans are unable to perform the jobs demanded by our high-tech economy.

Thursday, 13 January 2011 12:28

The President in Tucson

President Barack Obama went to Tucson on January 12th to take part in the memorial service held at the University of Arizona at Tucson to express the nation’s solidarity with the citizens of Tucson and Arizona in paying tribute to the dead and wounded of Saturday’s massacre.

Tuesday, 08 February 2011 00:00

The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America

Deliberate Dumbing Down of AmericaCharlotte Iserbyt has put her great exposé of the dumbing-down agenda of American education on the Internet, so that anyone can now read it and download it free of charge. The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America is a big book and so very important that anyone interested in the future of this country must read it. I wrote a Foreword for the book that basically explains what Charlotte achieved by her incredible research based on documents she took out of the files of the Department of Education in Washington, where she worked as a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) during the first Reagan administration. She is the consummate whistleblower, with an overwhelming sense of responsibility as a public servant and a parent. Here’s the essence of what I wrote:

Monday, 18 April 2011 17:36

Saul Alinsky's Son Praises Obama

It is quite appropriate at this time to remind Americans of what the son of Saul Alinsky (left) wrote about Barack Obama back in August 2008 when he received the Democratic nomination for the presidency. It should help explain why Obama acted in such a hostile, ill-mannered way toward Republican Paul Ryan and his plan to reduce the federal debt. As an Alinsky disciple, Obama learned to behave in a manner befitting a socialist revolutionary confronting the pro-capitalist enemy. Obama�s scathing attack was a brilliant Alinsky event.

Monday, 24 January 2011 00:00

NPR: Entertaining Our Way to Socialism

NPRIn a way, the history of National Public Radio, now known simply as NPR, follows the slow, incremental creep of America toward socialism. Its very existence, in fact, serves as a milestone along the socialist path, since it was created by an act of government — the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. The legislation was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, the liberal Democrat who beat conservative Republican Barry Goldwater in a crucial presidential race in 1964.