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Teachers’ Union website offers guides to — not math or reading — the violent overthrow of the U.S. government

posted at 9:39 pm on November 10, 2009 by

Hard as it may be to believe, the recommending reading list of the NEA — the powerful, Democrat-controlled teachers’ union — includes instruction manuals for the violent overthrow of the U.S. government. Two books by radical Communist activist Saul Alinsky advocate violence (“Radicals [must break] the necks of Conservatives”), destruction and revolution.

Incredibly, the following quotes are not cherry-picked from the midst of Alinsky’s texts: they are highlighted on the NEA’s website.

An inspiration to anyone contemplating action in their community! And to every organizer!

“The Radical does not sit frozen by cold objectivity. He sees injustice and strikes at it with hot passion. He is a man of decision and action. There is a saying that the Liberal is one who walks out of the room when the argument turns into a fight.

“Society has good reason to fear the Radical. Every shaking advance of mankind toward equality and justice has come from the Radical. He hits, he hurts, he is dangerous. Conservative interests know that while Liberals are most adept at breaking their own necks with their tongues, Radicals are most adept at breaking the necks of Conservatives.

“Radicals precipitate the social crisis by action – by using power… The Radical recognizes that constant dissension and conflict is and has been the fire under the boiler of democracy. He firmly believes in that brave saying of a brave people, “Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!”

“The Radical may resort to the sword but when he does he is not filled with hatred against those individuals whom he attacks. He hates these individuals not as persons but as symbols representing ideas or interests which he believes to be inimical to the welfare of the people… That is the reason why Radicals, although frequently embarking upon revolutions, have rarely resorted to personal terrorism.”

The words unconscionable and outrageous come to mind.

Rather than teach science, math, reading or writing, the NEA advocates the violent ascent of communism.

This organization has no business operating inside public schools.

Hat tip: Say Anything. Cross-posted at: Doug Ross @ Journal.

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That’s why my children don’t attend gov’t schools…

Ace ODale on November 10, 2009 at 9:50 PM

Ending the government monopoly of education would be a good first step.

Skandia Recluse on November 10, 2009 at 10:31 PM

I understand from a private detective that the NEA used to send money to the communist Sandinistas back in the 80’s. This organization needs to be banned.

NNtrancer on November 10, 2009 at 10:50 PM

Check out, starting at around 13:30 :

kc8ukw on November 10, 2009 at 10:55 PM

These left wing scumbags are the reason why the general intelligence, literacy, knowledge, common sense and reasoning skills of kids have plummeted dramatically since the early 70’s. Not only that, their influence, along with that of the left wing media, has seen to it that virtually every social problem affecting young people from teenage pregnancy to drug use to murder has soared exponentially.

Yet rather than admit responsibility, these disgusting disingenuous people blame capitalism.

Sharke on November 10, 2009 at 10:58 PM

winning at all costs. Destruction of the Great Society, ummmm….ok….as long as we win.

What I want to ask all Alinsky liberals is…


Unwashed uneducated masses looking for your check in the mail.

I’d be sorry to be you when the printing presses stop.

Fiends. Thieves. Unicorn Hunters.


seesalrun on November 10, 2009 at 11:55 PM

We may end up with a violent overthrow of the U.S. government…but not by the radical libs.

beachgirlusa on November 11, 2009 at 1:23 AM

They wouldn’t get close enough to me to break my neck before they took one to the head.

venividivici on November 11, 2009 at 8:01 AM

Yeah, ummmm. Okaaaay then. I think my next book will be titled, “Rules for Rednecks” and will include a section of slow cooker recipes for hippy.

bitsy on November 11, 2009 at 9:14 AM

I think my next book will be titled, “Rules for Rednecks” and will include a section of slow cooker recipes for hippy.

Good Lord, man, WHY?! That stuff’s just not safe to eat. Think of all the oddball chemicals they partake, not to mention the estrogen levels that make soybeans look like Rocky Mountain Oysters!

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dIb on November 11, 2009 at 1:56 PM