Inspiration vs. Indoctrination, Today at 12 p.m. PT (3 p.m. ET)

Today’s show title was inspired (pun intended) by the juxtaposition of two stories about the future of education in the United States. One story is about a new startup that aims to inspire grade school children to love and learn about science. The other is about a White House official who, after considering the system of educational indoctrination in China, concluded that, even in the United States, “high schools probably have a significant ability to move students toward what they consider ‘a correct worldview, a correct view on life, and a correct value system.'”

But, as we’ll see, the theme can be carried beyond the realm of education, to Obama’s use of his “pen and a phone,” to his characterization of Obamacare, to Islam and other totalitarian religions, and more. This dichotomy might even help explain the success of non-liberal talk radio!

See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., we plan to discuss in today’s show.

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Program Notes

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Mystery Science tackles STEM education gap at the source, putting curiosity back in elementary schools

Cass Sunstein: Chinese student indoctrination study may be an ‘OPPORTUNITY’ for America

A scathing interview with a 5th grade teacher who was in the room when Common Core was being created

Study: New Technology Development Pushed By Feds Allows For Data Collection on Every Child

This kid is fat (according to the City of New York)

(Reprise from August 2013) The $4 Million Teacher

The New Abolitionism: Why Education Emancipation is the Moral Imperative of Our Time

Obama blames Founding Fathers’ ‘structural’ design of Congress for gridlock

Obama’s Creative New Way of Describing the Obamacare Mandate

Appeal filed for Sudanese woman sentenced to death for her Christianity

Politico: 5 ways to rescue liberal talk radio (but it won’t be easy)

The Only Email System The NSA Can’t Access


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2 responses to “Inspiration vs. Indoctrination, Today at 12 p.m. PT (3 p.m. ET)

  1. Craig

    Was Riding Horses Really Better Than Driving Cars?

    Classic Schiff … 🙂

  2. Should have asked the caller who called Ted Cruz a lunatic to explain himself. “Why do you think that; support your statement.” I am curious as to what he would have said to support his statement and know you would have easily refuted his arguments.

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