Obama “Indoctrinating” Kids?

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On September 8, Obama’s all set to give a back-to-school speech to American students, in which he will encourage them to study hard, set goals, and take responsibility for their own education. Sounds pretty innocuous, right? Wrong! That is, according to Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer, who “as the father of four children,” is “absolutely appalled that taxpayer dollars are being used to spread President Obama’s socialist ideology.”

I won’t spoil the rest of the press release for you, but suffice it to say that the phrase “Christmas Parties are now Holiday Parties” is invoked.

Via Politico.

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

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Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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