Video: Children sing songs of Obama’s glory

posted at 5:57 pm on September 23, 2009 by Allahpundit

No word on where or when this was shot but it was posted to YouTube just two days before The One’s speech to students, which makes me wonder if it was part of some school’s festivities for the screening. I think parents’ fears about their kids being politically indoctrinated are usually overblown, but I’m open to persuasion by compelling evidence — like, for example, this, or the vid you’re about to see. Getting little kids to croon about how awesome the president is troubles me less than the pop quiz the boss posted, mainly because they’re too young to understand and/or assimilate the agenda they’re singing about (and way too young to vote, natch). But Guy Benson got my atheist ire up when he noted that one of the lines about The One here, heard near the beginning from the kid who’s singing solo, is an adaptation from a hymn about how much Jesus loves the little children. Which makes this an extreme example of what the boss was so worried about vis-a-vis Obama’s speech: Not that he’d say something nutty or overtly political to kids but that some of his more devout cultists in the teaching ranks would take the speech as a license to push the political envelope in the classroom. And here we are.


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How surreal.

PBoilermaker on September 23, 2009 at 5:59 PM

Chris Matthews Middle School?

Nah, too young.

Okay, Chris Matthews Daycare Center?

SteveMG on September 23, 2009 at 6:00 PM

Disgusting!

HadithHarry on September 23, 2009 at 6:01 PM

They teach them the Two Minutes of Hate next…

SouperConservative on September 23, 2009 at 6:01 PM

Could be the day care center at MSNBC.

I’ll stop now.

What to say? It’s silly and scary.

More silly but still….

SteveMG on September 23, 2009 at 6:02 PM

(Obama thought) My father was not around, so can you provide the love I was denied through this unfortunate hand life delt to me.

WashJeff on September 23, 2009 at 6:02 PM

North Korea knows about BHO???

bannedbyhuffpo on September 23, 2009 at 6:02 PM

Speechless….

right2bright on September 23, 2009 at 6:02 PM

I don’t care what politician they are singing about, that is extremely creepy.

Doctor Zhivago on September 23, 2009 at 6:03 PM

AP- you’re an atheist?
First I’ve heard of that.

jjshaka on September 23, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Awww, that’s so cute….

FloatingRock on September 23, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Nope. Not disturbing at all. Horrifying, yes. Disturbing, no. And if Conservatives hadn’t raised he@@, more of this would have happened all over the country.

kingsjester on September 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Well all I can say is I’m glad I don’t have school aged children anymore and if my children every have children I will strongly suggest they move to Idaho (where the guns are) and homeschool. Massive deprogramming every night when the kiddies come home from school!

Driefromseattle on September 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM

I just started putting money away for my unborn kids to go to private school.

BadgerHawk on September 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Gives new vigor to the argument for separation of church and state.

The Church of Obama and state, that is.

TXUS on September 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM

I’m scared now and all “wee-weeded” up after watching this Commie film. How did this country ever elect this moron?

Cinday Blackburn on September 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM

Well isn’t that special/

Knucklehead on September 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM

Well the tune is set to the Battle Hymn of the Republic, in which the first line is:

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;

Me thinks this wasn’t just a coincidence

Linnea on September 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM

It was shot @ NBC studios.
The lyrics were by this teacher

macncheez on September 23, 2009 at 6:06 PM

I just started putting money away for my unborn kids to go to private school.

BadgerHawk on September 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM

Awww, they will miss out on winter parties (in place of Christmas) and oval hunts (Easter Egg hunts).

WashJeff on September 23, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Damn. I’ve had that creepy “Obama’s going to change it” song in my head for days and I finally got rid of it. Now I’ve got the catchy “Barack Hussein Obama” chant stuck there.

myrenovations on September 23, 2009 at 6:06 PM

For comparison:

Video North Korean children singing for the Dear Leader Kim Jong Il:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stMcuBXyPKo

Good Lt on September 23, 2009 at 6:06 PM

All my bad feelings about this administration are coming true. I’d love to know where this happened. I’d be down at the school board’s office first thing in the AM. That’s the only way parents can stop this propoganda. If I didn’t know better, I would think I was looking at Chinese, N. Korean or Venezuelan schoolchildren, not Amercian kids.

This is a nightmare chapter in our history. I don’t know if we can survive as a republic.

manateespirit on September 23, 2009 at 6:06 PM

Those North Koreans are crazy people .. ohh

the_nile on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

DUDE!

Monica on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

It was shot @ NBC studios.
The lyrics were by this teacher

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DM45kYAKyCU

macncheez on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

They teach them the Two Minutes of Hate next…

SouperConservative on September 23, 2009 at 6:01 PM

That’s what Barry called his honeymoon.

marklmail on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

I don’t care what politician they are singing about, that is extremely creepy.

Doctor Zhivago on September 23, 2009 at 6:03 PM

Unless you’re in Burma or Cuba.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

Creeeeeeeeeeeeepy. Obama is Jesus for that teacher.

Who the hell approved this?

darii on September 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Aww, now that was cute, in a cultish sort of way…

CliffHanger on September 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Wasn’t it supposed to be Racist to use the man’s middle name?

Chainsaw56 on September 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM

That is the scariest thing I’ve seen in a long, long time.

Ricohoc on September 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Kids can be trained to say the darndest things.

thomasaur on September 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM

Political pedophiles preying on children. Just as dangerous as the sexual ones and need to be on a watch list.

wepeople on September 23, 2009 at 6:09 PM

Pfft. This is no big deal. Why, who doesn’t remember being taught to sing songs of praise and devotion to President Gerald Ford back in 1975 by their second grade teachers?

Kensington on September 23, 2009 at 6:09 PM

Blitzer on Jeopardy: What do you mean the Messiah was not born in Hawaii
Alex: That would be Kenya

nyx on September 23, 2009 at 6:09 PM

This one is still my favorite

mizflame98 on September 23, 2009 at 6:09 PM

This is simply no different than the thousands of songs school kids sang to President Bush. I don’t know what all the hubbub is a…

…wait…what?

catmman on September 23, 2009 at 6:10 PM

Hmmm… seems familiar…

Oh Yeah!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM1JMrMpEC8&feature=player_embedded#t=36

AW1 Tim on September 23, 2009 at 6:10 PM

Fascist. *spit*

alliebobbitt on September 23, 2009 at 6:10 PM

One of our first grade teachers in school in New York — who I think was old enough by the mid 1960s to have been a wobbly sometime around World War I — was forever getting the first graders in assembly to sing Pete Seeger and other traditional 30s left folk songs. So indoctrination, albeit softer than this video, has been going on in the schools with the yougest kids for a long, long time. (Of course, in 1968 the same pissed off all the other teachers in the school by not walking out over the Ocean Hill-Brownsville battle, so there was at least some line she couldn’t cross without hacking off everyone else).

jon1979 on September 23, 2009 at 6:11 PM

filthy communist moppets

Aquateen Hungerforce on September 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM

I wish we could get a transcript. I can’t hear anything else other than “Barack Hussein Obama”.

GoodBoy on September 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM

They teach them the Two Minutes of Hate next…

SouperConservative on September 23, 2009 at 6:01 PM

That’s what Barry called his honeymoon.

marklmail on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

lol

Doctor Zhivago on September 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Okay, we’ve got government taking over private business, telling a private insurance company they can’t print a informative pamphlet, a barely announced Presidential address directly to the children with lesson plans that the parents were not allowed to review, and this. There seems to be a pattern here….give me a minute. There’s a word for this. And it’s sure not “Republic”.

kingsjester on September 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM

The video was probably shot here

OSUBuciz1 on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

Chanting his name now. Awesome.

The woman, “I Like that!” Sick.

Diane on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

I just started putting money away for my unborn kids to go to private school.

BadgerHawk on September 23, 2009 at 6:04 PM

The private schools are full of Obama zombie teachers, too.

Home schooling.

Kensington on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

This is wrong. It’s un-American and it’s Orwellian.
This teacher needs to be fired, the school needs to be sued and OUR REPRESENTATIVES need to uphold our Constitution.
The RNC needs to get a couple of lawyers investigating this video TODAY!!!!!!

KMC1 on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

Obama Doodle went to Washington town
A-riding on an Acorn Pony
Stuck a feather in his cap
And called any charges of connection to ACORN, racist baloney

Obama Doodle, keep it up
Obama Doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step
And with the ACORN criminals walk hand in handy

Obama Doodle’s got a new AG
Working day and night to keep away the light
Armed with plenty of his favorite Chicago crew
To all the country’s criminal’s delight

Obama Doodle, keep it up
Obama Doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step
And with the ACORN Criminals walk hand in handy

MB4 on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

Home schooling.

Kensington on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

We are.

Diane on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

I wish we could get a transcript. I can’t hear anything else other than “Barack Hussein Obama”.

GoodBoy on September 23, 2009 at 6:12 PM

Ditto that! maybe my speakers suck.

redshirt on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

I couldn’t understand one word they were saying.

yogi41 on September 23, 2009 at 6:14 PM

Does anyone know where this video came from, and who the teachers are?

Sydney Carton on September 23, 2009 at 6:14 PM

And you wonder why the next generation is going to be worth less than nothing. What a fu**ing joke. The adults that did this should be jailed for brainwashing. My kids will never see the inside of a public school!

pghpat26 on September 23, 2009 at 6:15 PM

If people don’t believe that the progressives are not trying to build a cult of personality around 0bama, they need to wake the hell up and smell the fascism.

Rebar on September 23, 2009 at 6:15 PM

and way too young to vote, natch

if they have a social number, you may get a vote.

rob verdi on September 23, 2009 at 6:15 PM

You with your Hotair blogin’
And you skeptics always contemplatin’
How my coronation you’d like to start rearrangin’

When that’s not what you really should do
When heaven has found your children and you
Can’t you see
That it’s all wrapped up in the Messiah that’s Me
So follow Me

Come on, children
Follow Me
I’m Obama the Piper
And I’ll show you where Hope and Change is at
Come on, children
Can’t you see
I’m Obama the Piper
Trust in Me

Children
Don’t be worried about your parents payin’ big bucks to help Me move and grove
Hey, children
What do you think I’m tryin’ to prove
It ain’t true
That My Michelle would like to punch and rob your parents and you
It’s just in your mind
And that’s all that’s trickin’ you
So behind all My celebrities step in line

Come on, children
Turn in your evil racist parents for Me
Come on, children
Trust in My Teleprompter and My Pills and My Candy and Me
Come on, children
Can’t you see
Come on, children
Follow Me

MB4 on September 23, 2009 at 6:15 PM

Home schooling.

Kensington on September 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM

We are.

And we did already!

Linnea on September 23, 2009 at 6:16 PM

One of the nauseating features is that at about 1:35 they start singing something about Barack Hussein Obama to a tune that sounds for all the world like “Battle Hymn of the Republic”. I’m numb thinking that this could be happening in what once was the greatest nation on earth. It sickens me to realize that so many stupid people in this country are so easily led.

oldleprechaun on September 23, 2009 at 6:16 PM

If they replaced obama’s(pbuh) name with Jesus the ACLU would sue the school district down to their underware.

cjk on September 23, 2009 at 6:16 PM

It’s irritating that AP will deride Beck for his histrionic on fascism, and then fan the flames with posts like this. I haven’t read the comments yet, but I’m sure someone has already acted as if Obama directed or is responsible for this.

crr6 on September 23, 2009 at 6:17 PM

There is absolutely nothing different between this behavior and present day North Korea or even the Hitler youth. This goes way beyond frightening and makes one wonder about the breadth and depth of left wing political indoctrination in the schools.

rplat on September 23, 2009 at 6:17 PM

I can’t watch that, just the thought of it creeps me out too much. I thank God my children are old enough to refuse to participate in such a thing. Yes, I thave taught my kids to stand up when something is wrong. I have taught them that on principals you do not waiver. This is wrong on so many levels and I would support them in their decision. I feel for the parents of elementary students, they are the most vunerable. That is whi still to this day I ask them what they learned in school today.

milwife88 on September 23, 2009 at 6:18 PM

Next will be songs about race baiting.

SHARPTOOTH on September 23, 2009 at 6:18 PM

the Left’s only defense will be to show video of Jesus camp documentary where they prayed for the President and try to claim this is the same thing, stupidly

jp on September 23, 2009 at 6:18 PM

I couldn’t understand one word they were saying.

yogi41 on September 23, 2009 at 6:14 PM

It was a song praising Barack Obama and his agenda.

amerpundit on September 23, 2009 at 6:18 PM

An insufferable ass is an insufferable ass, of course, of course,
And no one can talk sense to an insufferable ass, of course
And especially, of course, if the insufferable ass is the famous Barack Obama.

Go right to the source and ask the insufferable ass.
He’ll give you the answer that deceivers will endorse.
He’s always on a dissemblers course.
Talk to Barack Obama.

Barack Obama just yakkity yaks a streak and wastes your time of day
Does any sane person even believe anymore a thing he has to say?

An insufferable ass is an insufferable ass, of course, of course,
And this one’ll talk in circles til his voice is hoarse.
You never heard of a talking insufferable ass?

Well listen to this.

He is Barack Obama.

Cheshire Cat on September 23, 2009 at 6:18 PM

Hear hear! They are singing Barack Hussein Obama! Bet McCain will be on their arses in no time.

Aristotle on September 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM

The background music was a nice touch.

crr6 on September 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM

That’s what Barry called his honeymoon.

marklmail on September 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM

Too funny. I choked on my coffee.

Greed on September 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM

It’s irritating that AP will deride Beck for his histrionic on fascism, and then fan the flames with posts like this. I haven’t read the comments yet, but I’m sure someone has already acted as if Obama directed or is responsible for this.

crr6 on September 23, 2009 at 6:17 PM

“I haven’t looked into this but I’m sure the policeman acted stupidly”.

GoodBoy on September 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM

serious question: How long can we afford to let this country be a democracy with stuff like this going on? At one point to we say enough is enough and man up?

jp on September 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM

Twilight zone- I thought it was racist to say his middle name, what’s wrong with that teacher.

msmveritas on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Am I the only who, after watching this video and with everything else we see happening, that Jesus is about to do another drive by?

TXUS on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

The history of America’s past
He wants buried in darkness and shadows cast
Erased through all eternity
No more hope for humanity

‘Tis when the Hurdy Gurdy ObamaMan
Comes singing children songs of Marxist love
‘Tis when the Hurdy Gurdy Obama Man
Comes singing children songs of Marxist love

MB4 on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Their little brown uniforms must be on order.

Moesart on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

This is truly sad. Our education system has devolved so much that the so-called educators indoctrinate children to worship an individual, rather than honor the country in which they live.

Are liberals so dense that they cannot see or understand the problem with this type of worship?

jack herman on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

One way to ferret it out, and actually change things: Go after the school board. They are elected. They are easier to get rid of via concerted efforts, since there is no teacher’s union involved.

I haven’t had kids in school for a long, long time. But I do pay a pretty hefty tax each year to pay for the bond on a brand new, rural, consolidated school. A school with a significantly declining enrollement.

The locally elected school board knows that I don’t have kids in their school, but that I do have a say because they use my taxes. They know they are being watched like a hawk.

Go after the school boards that allow this kind of crap. Enough of them get voted out, or recalled, they just might start to pay attention to all the aspects of their job. Discussions about law suites seem to get their attention real quick.

Yoop on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

as if Obama directed or is responsible for this.

crr6 on September 23, 2009 at 6:17 PM

He is. The fact that you approve of it is sicker than the kids singing.

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

The background music was a nice touch.

crr6 on September 23, 2009 at 6:19 PM

I’m never disappointed by the left ripping up the envelope the message is in rather than focusing on the message.

amerpundit on September 23, 2009 at 6:21 PM

oh. my. gosh.

I can’t believe that.

In light of Obama’s speech today, I just simply can’t believe that I’m seeing this.

He’s a freakin marxist! I just can’t believe we are praising him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

therightscoop on September 23, 2009 at 6:21 PM

Am I the only who, after watching this video and with everything else we see happening, that Jesus is about to do another drive by?

TXUS on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Yes, I feel the same way. The quicker the better.

GoodBoy on September 23, 2009 at 6:21 PM

It’s just your jive talkin’
You’ll be telling the kids lies
Jive talkin’
Maybe you should start wearing a disguise
Jive talkin’
So misunderstood
Jive talkin’
You really no good

With all your jive talkin’
Maybe you should start wearing a disguise
Good Lord
Get out of our eyes!
Nobody believes what you say
It’s just your jive talkin’
That gets in the way

Jive talkin’

MB4 on September 23, 2009 at 6:21 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM1JMrMpEC8&feature=player_embedded#t=36

AW1 Tim on September 23, 2009 at 6:10 PM

Firt thing that came to my mind…

Seven Percent Solution on September 23, 2009 at 6:22 PM

I haven’t read the comments yet, but I’m sure someone has already acted as if Obama directed or is responsible for this.

Your friends.

Deal with them, own them and and own their cultish behavior.

You voted for this, Obamacrat.

Good Lt on September 23, 2009 at 6:22 PM

I’m scared now and all “wee-weeded” up after watching this Commie film. How did this country ever elect this moron?

Cinday Blackburn on September 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM

..some morons stayed home instead of voting but even more morons did NOT stay home.

VoyskaPVO on September 23, 2009 at 6:22 PM

It’s irritating that AP will deride Beck for his histrionic on fascism, and then fan the flames with posts like this. I haven’t read the comments yet, but I’m sure someone has already acted as if Obama directed or is responsible for this.

crr6 on September 23, 2009 at 6:17 PM

Let me guess, you also haven’t heard the facts but think the police acted stupidly?

Doesn’t matter if Obama was responsible for this or not. It’s his mindless supporters attempting to indoctrinate children.

And you know that you and the left would be enraged if some school had kids singing songs blasting Obama or praising a Republican politician.

amerpundit on September 23, 2009 at 6:23 PM

But…Dear Leader has only come…to Serve Man

nyx on September 23, 2009 at 6:23 PM

How did this country ever elect this moron?

Cinday Blackburn on September 23, 2009 at 6:05 PM

crr6 X several million

Schadenfreude on September 23, 2009 at 6:24 PM

..some morons stayed home instead of voting but even more morons did NOT stay home.

VoyskaPVO on September 23, 2009 at 6:22 PM

Democracy = 10 fools can defeat 9 wise men

macncheez on September 23, 2009 at 6:24 PM

anyone see the story of the census worker killed with “FED” on his chest?

That has the makings of a future MSM, “Right Wing Terorirst” avalanche of stories, criticizing us for Criticizing Obama.

jp on September 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM

The history of America’s past
He wants buried in darkness and shadows cast
Erased through all eternity
No more hope for humanity

‘Tis when the Hurdy Gurdy ObamaMan
Comes singing children songs of Marxist love
‘Tis when the Hurdy Gurdy Obama Man
Comes singing children songs of Marxist love

MB4 on September 23, 2009 at 6:20 PM

Love your comments on this thread

nyx on September 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM

Apologizes to Horst Wessel.

Heads high, ranks closed
Loyal Democrat children march with silent solid steps
Supporters accosted by the red front reaction
March in spirit with us in our ranks

The rallies ruled by ACORN
The rallies free for the SEIC
Millions, full of hope, look up to Barack Obama
The day breaks for Hope and Change

For the last time the call will now be blown
For the struggle now we all stand ready
Soon we will control everyone on every street
Opposition will last only a short time longer.

Heads high, ranks closed
Loyal Democrat children march with silent solid steps
Supporters accosted by the red front reaction
March in spirit with us in our ranks

MB4 on September 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM1JMrMpEC8&feature=player_embedded#t=36

AW1 Tim on September 23, 2009 at 6:10 PM

Firt thing that came to my mind…

Seven Percent Solution on September 23, 2009 at 6:22 PM

More like this.

VoyskaPVO on September 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM

We used to laugh at the tin pot dictators who did this …

tarpon on September 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM

I’ve found out more about who is behind this video. It was originally updated as a Father’s Day tribute to Dear Leader.

Exurban Jon on September 23, 2009 at 6:25 PM

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