I was hesitant to post this until I watched part of the US Attorney General lie in his testimony before congress yesterday. When asked by Republicans question like did he issue orders that made parents out to be “domestic terrorists” he repeatedly said no. Yet his memo (see below) clearly implies otherwise.
Earlier this month, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a memo calling on the FBI to address “violent threats against school officials and teachers.” Garland’s instructions came after a summer of hot national debate in which concerned parents clashed with public school officials at local school board meetings over critical race theory, transgender policies, and classroom mask mandates.
Not only is Garland’s threat an intimidation tactic, but it also serves as a “head nod” from Biden’s radical administration to well-connected “education companies” who promote “culturally responsive training”—including Panorama Education, a company co-founded by Garland’s son-in-law.
Garland’s memo was released with no actual evidence of crimes committed, only making references to a “rise in criminal conduct.” This politicization of the U.S. Justice Department and seeming conflict of interest must be addressed and called out. We must continue to stand with parents and encourage their involvement in public schools and their children’s education. Your voice and values can make a difference!
With family or friends, attend your community’s local school board meeting and share your point of view on critical race theory or another subject facing local education. Before attending, research the meeting to learn where and when it is and how to sign up to speak. Visit the Citizen Engagement Series page for more tips.
We at FSMandFSMWO are all about fair and just laws. This includes those for law enforcement officers. The vast majority of public servants in America work in understaffed situations, surrounded by folks that are hostile towards them (thank you media) and rarely use excessive force. Sure there are some “bad apples” but that is just a reflection of the human race as a whole, and no cause to punish or suspend the rights of everyone.
Liberals were left howling in rage Monday after one of the most controversial legal doctrines surrounding America’s police received a ringing endorsement from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Qualified immunity shields police officers from lawsuits that arise in the course of protecting the public unless they can be shown to have violated well-established rules or the Constitution…
Coolidge: “Unless bureaucracy is constantly resisted it breaks down representative government … having authority over everybody and being responsible to nobody”
President Calvin Coolidge warned in a speech at the College of William and Mary, MAY 15, 1926:
“But there is another … recent development … the greatly disproportionate influence of organized minorities …
Artificial propaganda, paid agitators, selfish interests, all impinge upon members of legislative bodies to force them to represent special elements rather than the great body of their constituency.”
“When they are successful, minority rule is established …
The result is an extravagance on the part of the Government which is ruinous to the people and a multiplicity of regulations and restrictions for the conduct of all kinds of necessary business , which becomes little less than oppressive …”
Coolidge continued, exposing the autocratic deep-state bureaucracy:
“No plan of centralization has ever been adopted which did not result in bureaucracy, tyranny, inflexibility, reaction, and decline.
Of all forms of government, those administered by bureaus are about the least satisfactory to an enlightened and progressive people.
Being irresponsible they become autocratic …
.. Unless bureaucracy is constantly resisted it breaks down representative government and overwhelms democracy.
It … sets up the pretense of having authority over everybody and being responsible to nobody …”
“We must also recognize that the national administration is not and cannot be adjusted to the needs of local government …
The states should not be induced by coercion or by favor to surrender the management of their own affairs.
The Federal Government ought to resist the tendency to be loaded up with duties which the states should perform.
It does not follow that because something ought to be done the National Government ought to do it.”
An example of what Coolidge described could be the Department of Education.