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3-year-olds chant "union power!" after reading new children's book

Is your three-year-old preschooler chanting ‘union power’ these days? She might, if a new book titled “A is for Activist” comes to her preschool. This isn’t the first leftist book with an agenda. Kyle Olson wrote in “Indoctrination, “How ‘Useful Idiots’ are Using Our Schools to Subvert American Exceptionalism” that another more subtle book, “Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type,” pushes the union agenda. Here is his article over at EAG News about A is for Activist:

AisforactivistsAuthor Innosanto Nagara wrote – and is pushing hard – a book titled, “A is for Activist,” a book supposedly geared for the  children of the “99 percent.” In other words, a new vehicle has been developed for leftists to begin indoctrinating children.

“It’s pretty awesome to hear a three-year-old saying ‘union power,’” Nagara said in a YES! magazine interview.

But union power and student activism aren’t the only goals. Consider these other letters and how they are applied in the book:

  • B is for banner, as in a protest banner hanging off a construction crane
  • L is for LGBTQ, as in Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgendered and Queer
  • T is for Trans, as in transgendered
  • Z is for Zapatistas, as in Mexican revolutionary leftists

Heady stuff for preschoolers, but the indoctrinators believe the tykes are old enough to learn the basics of revolutionary thought.

Nagara’s “A is for Activist” has been heralded by the likes of Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin, who said, “May a thousand young activists bloom!”

“This is an amazing book for toddlers,” wrote Oakland teachers union activist Mary Prophet.

The Radical teachers group Rethinking Schools gave the book its hearty endorsement, offering it on its resources page.

“This beautifully illustrated alphabet reader brings a whole new vocabulary to board books,” the organization wrote about the book. “For example, ‘Kings are fine for storytime/Knights are fun to play/But when people make decisions/we will choose the people’s way.’ As a spirited and humor-filled introduction to progressive values, A is for Activist is a book to grow on, and return to again and again for many years. It could also be used as a prompt for older students to create their own alphabet books with a conscience.”

One might ask how anyone with a conscience could even think about exposing little children to this sort of political garbage, or how any parents would allow it.

East Bay Express – an “alternative” Oakland news outlet – said the book is for “grooming your future activist.”

“Children’s entertainment comes with no shortage of messages: disobedient princesses learning to obey their parents; giant red dogs urging teamwork; purple dinosaurs imparting the wisdom of just being yourself,” the newspaper wrote. “But with a few exceptions, kids’ books, movies, and music highlight only a narrow range of voices and viewpoints. Most are an implicit endorsement of stratified wealth. (After all, what are princes and princesses if not the embodiment of entitlement?) There’s an acute shortage of voices from queer folks and people of color. Many have outmoded gender norms.”

Who knew Barney was endorsing the perpetuation of “stratified wealth”?

This isn’t the first leftist book with an agenda. I wrote in “Indoctrination, “How ‘Useful Idiots’ are Using Our Schools to Subvert American Exceptionalism” that another more subtle book, “Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type,” pushes the union agenda.

There is a war on for the minds of our future leaders. And judging by Nagara’s book, they’re targeting children at younger and younger ages.

The question remains: As a parent, do you know what your student is learning?

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3 Responses to “3-year-olds chant "union power!" after reading new children's book”

  1. Larry Cornell #

    Facebook is flagging the link to this page as potentially abusive. It says one of their partners has flagged it as potentially abusive. My guess is you guys have now made it onto the radar of an LGBTQ activist group. Be prepared for more flack in the future.

    March 5, 2013 at 5:01 PM Reply
    • Rose Vosburgh #

      Yep, Christians being marginalized yet again…those judgmental people. How dare they expose the brainwashing of our children!

      March 6, 2013 at 2:56 AM Reply
  2. Trave' #

    Larry, I've seen to that Stand Up for Truth has been flagged for being an attack page. Interesting.

    March 6, 2013 at 10:07 PM Reply

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