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Nation builders know that all politics are local. So do the communist anarchists —within and outside the government—who are determined to destroy this nation by weakening the underpinnings of liberty and replacing constitutional democracy with what will at first appear as a benign democratic oligarchy as activist judges in the federal courts redefine the meaning of liberty and strangle the remnants of the former American Republic from the Bill of Rights.

Socialist civil libertarians in a relatively new website, The World Can't Wait.org, claim that a 10th grade geography teacher from Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado who compared President George W. Bush's latest State of the Union address to Congress with Nazi diatribe was expressing his free speech rights. In point of fact, elementary and secondary school instructors who teach our children do not have "free speech" rights to indoctrinate our children with their particular political philosophies.

Instructors in the public school system are hired to teach a curriculum that has been approved by the State, county and local school boards—not brainwash the students entrusted to them with their own personal partisan views. Parents enroll their children in school to be taught a perceived curriculum which they tacitly approved when they enrolled their children in that school—not a teacher's aberrant pedagogic ideology, whether theological or political.

Thus when Overland High School instructor Jay Bennish slandered the President of the United States during what he later termed was a "sociology discussion" in his geography class, he crossed a line that should have resulted not in his temporary suspension, but his termination of employment and the revocation of his teaching certificate not only in Colorado but any State in the union. Further, since what Bennish was doing was not free speech but an attempt to brainwash the pubescent youth in his care with radical anti-American bias, he needs to be fired.

One of Bennish's students, sixteen year old Sean Allen appeared on Denver talk show host Mike Rosen's 850- KOA-AM radio program on March 1 and started the firestorm that resulted in Jay Bennish's temporary suspension. Allen recorded Bennish's 20 minutes tirade against Bush's Jan. 28th State of the Union address. Rosen sent a copy of the tape to Monte Moses, the Cherry Creek School Superintendent on Mon., March 6 at the request of the school board. Moses admitted that Bennish's statements were a breach of district policy, saying: "...[o]ur policy calls for both sides [of an issue] to be present...in the interest of intelligent discourse." Moses added that Bennish's diatribe was unbalanced. Reports from students indicated that it was a common practice of Bennish to vent against Bush and the GOP in the classroom—and it was never a balanced dialogue. Which, of course, is why Allen recorded Bennish on his MP3 player. Moses concluded that whenever these types of cases end up in court, the judiciary generally rules that "...until the age of majority, children are easily influenced...in a way that they don't have the faculties to sort out right from wrong." In other words, adolescent students generally accept what their teachers say as fact—even when a socialist blowhard is merely spouting his personal biased opinion. Unfortunately, far too many parents believe teachers have the right to brainwash their children with views they don't adhere to and, even though they may be personally offended, they say nothing.

Another Overland student told KUSA-TV in Denver that Bennish's rant was "...the usual thing in our school. Three quarters of the teachers are anti-Bush—very much so." Cherry Creek School District spokeswoman Tustin Amole told the media that Bennish was placed on paid leave not as punishment, or because it was the appropriate thing to do while his actions were being investigated. Instead, according to Amole, he was placed on leave "...to take some of the pressure off of him." Amole admitted that "...these are serious allegations and we're very concerned about it. This," she added, "does not reflect the type of teaching that we want to see in Cherry Creek School District."

The concern of the school board, however, was not over Bennish's hate speech but rather over the fact that he did not provide a podium for opposing views. James McGrath Morris, an author who writes about academic freedom, said Bennish's comments were acceptable for an adult audience but his biased views would be hard to defend in a high school classroom. Sixteen year old Sean Allen, who claimed to be a political independent and who recorded Bennish, said he felt the teacher's comments were inappropriate for a geography class. "If he wants to give [his] opinion in class," Allen said, "I'm perfectly okay with that. But, he has to give both sides of the [issue]." Sean Allen was right. Moreso, Bennish's remarks were totally inappropriate for high school students regardless if the class was geography or political science. In point of fact, because the course was geography, there was no circumstance where a political discussion—biased or otherwise—could ever be deemed appropriate.

Regardless of their political affiliations, any American who either listened to the audio tape of Bennish's diatribe, or read the transcripts of what he said should not be okay with it. Those who have been paying attention to the radical, antiwar left should have recognized, in Bennish's words, the hatemongering of the Revolutionary Communist Party, MoveOn.org, and the far left antiwar, anti-family hate groups that are determined to reduce America to a third-rate military and economic power in the mistaken belief that the totalitarian regimes of the world will not feel safe enough to disarm until America is economically and militarily disabled—at which time every nation will eagerly disarm and the world will live in peace.

When Sean Allen began recording Bennish on Jan. 29, the teacher was rambling about the United States dropping chemicals on the narcotics fields in Bolivia and Peru, adding that the Peruvians, the Iranians and the Chinese have the right to invade America and drop chemical weapons over North Carolina to destroy the tobacco plants that are killing millions and millions of people in their countries—and costing them billions of dollars in healthcare costs. He then said: "Make sure you get these definitions down. Capitalism: if you don't understand the economic system of capitalism, you don't understand the world in which we live. Economic system in which all or most of the means of production, etc., are owned privately and operated in a somewhat competitive manner for the purpose of producing profit." Bennish placed enough emphasis on the word "profit" to suggest to his class that there was something wrong with anyone who would resort to making money. "Make sure you get the gist of it. Do you see how when, you know, you're looking at this definition, where does it say anything about capitalism is an economic system that will provide everyone in the world with the basic needs that they have? Is that part of this system? Do you see how this economic system is at odds with humanity? At the odds with caring and compassion? It's at odds with human rights." Bennish's words were not the words of a teacher who wanted to "challenge" his students. They were the words of a communist selling his ideology to impressionable minds. Bennish continued to ramble on, finally asking if any of his students had watched the Jan. 28 State of the Union address. "I'm gonna talk a little about some of the things he had to say," Bennish continued. "...One of the things I'll bring up...Bush reiterated last night. And the implication was that the solution to violence in the Middle East is democratization—and the implication through his language was that democracies don't go to war. Democracies aren't violent. Democracies won't want weapons of mass destruction. This is called blind, naive faith in democracy! Who is probably the single most violent nation on planet Earth?"

An unidentified student injected: "We are!" Give the kid an A for anarchism. Bennish continued his rehearsed dialogue: "The United States of America! And, we're a democracy! Quote, unquote." How do I know it was rehearsed? Because if it hadn't been, Bennish would have responded to his socialist cheering section by saying, "You're right! We are! And we're a democracy. Quote, unquote." By being inclusive, Bennish would have succeeded in making his class part of the vocal dissent. As it was, only the misfit joined him. Bennish had his "The World Can't Wait" spiel down to a "T" and didn't deviate from the script one iota.

Bennish continued: "Who has the most weapons of mass destruction in the world? The United States! Who's continuing to develop new weapons of mass destruction as we speak? The United States! So why does Mr. Bush think that other countries that are democracies won't wanna be like us?" For just an instant, Bennish stepped out of the closet. Us, being the passive, peace-loving pacifistic communists. Just as quickly the closet door closed. "What makes him think that when the Palestinians get their own State that they won't wanna preemptively invade Israel to eliminate a potential threat to their security just like we supposedly did in Iraq? Do you see the dangerous precedent we set by illegally invading another country and violating their sovereignty in the name of protecting us against a potential future—sorry—attack?" Bennish continued by asking another question: "What was so important about President Bush's speech last night—and it doesn't matter if it was President Clinton [it would still be] just as important. [The State of the Union] was not a speech to America. But who? The whole world...he started off his speech talking about how America should...dominate the world. That we have been blessed essentially by God to have the most civilized, most advanced, best system and that it is our duty as Americans to use the military to go out into the world and make the whole world like us.

Sounds a lot like the things that Adolph Hitler used to say. We're the only ones who are right. Everyone else is backwards. And, its our job to conquer the world and make sure they all live just like we want to them to...Now, I'm not saying that Bush and Hitler are exactly the same. Obviously they are not. Okay. But, there are some eerie similarities to the tones they use. Very, very ethnocentric. We're right. You're all wrong."

Curious about what Bush actually said? "Abroad, our nation is committed to a historic, long-term goal—we seek the end to tyranny in our world. Some dismiss that goal as misguided idealism. In reality, the future security of America depends on it. On Sept. 11, 2001, we found that problems originating in a failed and oppressive state 7,000 miles away could bring murder and destruction to our country. Dictatorships shelter terrorists, and feed resentment and radicalism, and seek weapons of mass destruction. Democracies replace resentment with hope, respect the rights of their citizens and their neighbors, and join the fight against terror. Every step toward freedom in the world makes our country safer—so we will act boldly in freedom's cause. Far from being a hopeless dream, the advance of freedom is the great story of our time. In 1945, there were about two dozen lonely democracies in the world. Today, there are 122...At the start of 2006, more than half the people of our world live in democratic nations. And, we do not forget the other half—in places like Syria and Burma, Zimbabwe, North Korea and Iran—because the demands of justice, and the peace of this world, requires their freedom, as well. No one can deny the success of freedom, but some men rage and fight against it." One of those men railing against democracy, and attempting to justify the actions of those who would destroy our way of life, is an Overland High School teacher named Jay Bennish.

Later in the tape, Bennish attempted to justify al Qaeda's attack on the World Trade Center. "...[You have to] understand something. When al Qaeda attacked on Sept. 11, in their view, they were not attacking innocent people. Okay. The CIA had an office at he World Trade Center. The Pentagon [was] a military target. The White House was a military target. Congress [was] a military target. The World Trade Center is the economic center of our entire economy. The FBI, who tracks down terrorists...[had] offices in the World Trade Center. Some of the companies that work[ed] in the World Trade Center [were] these large multinational corporations that are directly involved in the military-industrial complex in supporting corrupt dictatorships in the Middle East. So, in the mind of al Qaeda, they're not attacking innocent people. They're attacking legitimate targets."

Is this a person you would want teaching your children? Forget the fact that he is a Colorado teacher and that you believe your family is safe from teachers like him in some other city somewhere else in the country. Bennish is merely one visible symptom of a very serious problem that exists in the American education system. There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of Jay Bennishes in the public school system of the United States. These teachers, who identify with the radical, communist left, are allowed—and even encouraged by the NEA and the State Boards of Education—to brainwash your children with the anti-Christian, antifamily, anti-American ideologies of the radical left.

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005, students and teachers from 75 high schools from Los Angeles, California to Bennington, Vermont; and from Washington State to Florida, joined students and faculty members from 40 colleges and universities in over 70 American cities to participate in an anti-Bush rally sponsored by the Revolutionary Communist Party and The World Can't Wait: Drive Out the Bush Regime to protest what the rally's organizers claim was the second election theft by George W. Bush. Throwing their weight behind the nationwide demonstration was Theresa Heinz-Kerry's Tides Foundation, MoveOn.org, Code Pink, the Arab-American Community Coalition and a ragtag collection of hyphenated anti-American Arab-American and Hispanic-American groups hoping to gain political capital from the American far left by adding their weight to the demonstration. Also throwing his prestige behind the communist-orchestrated demonstrations was Lewis Lapham—the editor of Harper's magazine. In the March, 2006 issue of Harper's, Lapham authored the article: The Case for Impeachment (pgs. 27-35) in which the liberal editor argued his case for removing Bush from office. Harper's sponsored a public forum on March 2 to begin the impeachment process against the president for invading Iraq and for wiretapping cell phone and traditional telephone calls between terrorists and the recipients of those communications in the United States.

The date of the nationwide protest—Nov. 2—was exactly one year from the Nov. 2004 election in which Bush defeated Massachusetts Senator John Kerry. The guest speakers including such well-known socialists as US Congressmen John Conyers, Major Owens, Bobby Rush, and Maxine Waters; San Francisco Board of Supervisors members Chris Daley, Joe Moore, Tom Ammiano, and Leland Yee; and the hippie-generation antiwar radicals: Daniel Ellsberg, Ward Churchill, Jane Fonda, Harry Belafonte, Ed Asner, Ed Begley, Jr., Studs Terkel, Alice Walker, Eve Ensler, Harold Pinter, Jesse Jackson, Casey Kasem, Jessica Lange, Martin Sheen, and Susan Sarandon; communist activists like Cindy Sheehan, Tom Duane, Russell Banks, Howard Zinn, Michael Berg, Carl Dix; and an assortment antiwar advocates from Hispanic and Islamic organizations like Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Abdeen Jabara, Dahr Jamail, Pramih Jayapal, M. Ali Khan, Suheir Hammad—and former Abu Gharib "warden" Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski. Even though the advocacy of MoveOn.org managed to get voter registration cards for one or two million 16- and 17-year olds under State motor-voter laws, and forced county voting precincts not to look close enough at those casting ballots to distinguish between legal and illegal voters, the Democrats managed to steal between 5 and 10 million votes for John Kerry—yet they argued, once again, that Bush stole the election. Among the far left groups like Citizens for Legitimate Government, Northwestern College Feminist, Hermandad Mexicana, Veterans for Peace, Axis for Justice, Casa Aztlan, Asociacion Tepeyac, DC Antiwar Network, and the Mexican Bar Association, was the radical Revolutionary Communist Party that advocated the use of violence to overthrow the government of the United States.

Using their alliances in the nation's public school system and colleges, socialist teachers like Jay Bennish contributed thousands of students to the concerted effort to impeach Bush, believing if they could get this president out of office, Cheney would immediately become an unelectable lame-duck president—and Congress would be forced to pull the troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan, ending the war on terrorism and restoring sanity to the world.

For the RCP, the 70-city event gave them a golden opportunity to dip into the dissident pool and recruit even more discontent radicals to fight whom the socialists perceive to be the head Nazi, George W. Bush—teachers, students, and society's outcasts. Available at all of the rallies was an assortment of far left, anti-capitalist literature and revolutionary communist propaganda that was used to recruit the next generation of communist agitators and antiwar, anti-Christian and antifamily protestors.

Radical school teachers like Jay Bennish are a necessary ingredient in the communist recruiting process since, as the caretakers of our children from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from September until June each year, radical teachers that should not be allowed within a mile of a school house hold the key to the minds of our children; and due to the new societal norm called "political correctness," they now influence our kids by extending to them "adult freedoms"—sexual freedom, privacy, and even autonomy from parental authority. When children are allowed to pry open the mysteries of Pandora's Box and sample the knowledge of good and evil, its hard to bring them back to the Garden of Eden. But the utopians behind global government know the battle for the seat at the pinnacle of the pyramid is an invisible war between the capitalists and the socialists and that the next generation of warriors will be those impressionable youngsters whose minds are currently being molded by teachers like Jay Bennish.

When the "World Can't Wait" rally began to take shape at noon on Wilshire Boulevard, organizers from the University of Southern California and several colleges and high schools were there with megaphones, wearing T-shirts with the words "wanted for murder" over the images of Bush, Cheney, and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. The protesters shouted antiwar slogans as they worked the crowd into a frenzy.

The USC organizer, Tani Ikeda is a freshman majoring in TV-cinema production. Following the rally, she told the USC Daily Trojan that "...[a]s college students and citizens, if you believe in the constitution and democracy, you will do everything you can to stop America from becoming a fascist theocracy...Even the most progressive students have become numb to images of torture from Iraq and accepted that our government is lying to us—but this is not acceptable. It's our job to make sure the government is upholding the constitution and our rights," Ikeda concluded. "Our government is not doing this."

The flyers that were distributed at Montebello High School in LA said: "You know what kind of world you want to live in. You know what is right and what cannot be tolerated. It is your time to make history. The administration and some teachers will try to stop you. Other teachers will support you. Fight and argue for what you know is right, and don't be intimidated by school authorities who try to get you to accept what is wrong." School administrators of many of the high schools were pressured to agree that students who attendedwith parental consentwould have an excused absence from class.

University of Texas students in Austin were also part of the protest. A few weeks before the student walkout, several sidewalks and buildings were graffittied to advertise the demonstration that would take place on the afternoon of Nov. 2 on the front steps of the Texas Capitol building. As the protest spread like cancer throughout the country, several radical student groups, Youth Against War and Racism, Teen Peace Project, Save Our Schools, and Military Out of Our Schools!, joined the student walkouts from Bennington, Vermont to Seattle, Washington.

In mid-November—a couple weeks after the World Can't Wait demonstration—Washington, New Jersey Warren Community College freshman Rebecca Beach e-mailed faculty members to announce a campus program she initiated that would feature a decorated Iraq war hero, Lt. Col. Scott Rutter. The response she got from one faculty member shocked and angered her. The faculty member was English professor John Daly who told her that "...[r]eal freedom will come when soldiers in Iraq turn their guns on their superiors." Daly told Beach that he would ask his students to boycott the event, promising "...to expose [her] right-wing, anti-people politics until groups like hers wonÕt dare show their face on a college campus."

In response to Daley's criticism, Beach demanded that Warren Community College President William Austin mandate free speech and sensitivity training for intolerant faculty members—and order them to be respectful of differing opinion. When he read the World Net Daily report on Nov. 12, Sean Hannity urged college students to fight back against leftwing indoctrination in their classes on Hannity & Colmes the following evening. "All you college kids out there," Hannity said, "check your State laws. Check your campus laws. Get your little tape recorders and, I want you to start recording those leftwingers. Bring it to this program and we'll start airing it every single time on this program. I'm sick of this indoctrination. I'm sick of this leftwing propaganda."

A year earlier—a week before Bush was reelected—Judy Baker, a teacher in the Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington showed the controversial Michael Moore film, Fahrenheit 9-11 to her class. Only one student according to school administrations, opted-out of watching the movie. The local GOP headquarters received two complaints from parents—one telephone call and one email. The GOP sent the school's principal, Terry Cheshire, a copy of the conservative rebuttal of Moore's views, FarenHYPE 9-11, but the school refused to show it. Cheshire sent the GOP a note saying he would have approved the showing of FarenHYPE 9-11 if Baker had requested the film, but she had not.

On Nov. 24, 2005—three weeks after Bret Chenkin, a social studies and English teacher at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, Vermont, helped radical socialists organize the Nov. 2 protest in Bennington, it was learned that Chenkin used a vocabulary quiz in his classroom to make political sport of Bush. Most of the questions on the quiz made fun of the president and angered conservative students. One question on the exam said: "I wish Bush would be (coherent, eschewed) for once during a speech, but there are theories that his everyday diction charms the below-average mind, hence insuring him Republican votes." The school's principal, Sue Maguire, seemed more concerned about who complained than what Chenkin said. Chenkin, age 36, who had been a teacher at Mount Anthony Union High School for 7 years, admitted he was not shy about sharing his liberal views—as a way, he said, of prompting debate.

That, of course, was what Jay Bennish said when he was accused of trying to brainwash his students with his radical political views. Like Chenkin, he said he was just trying to "spark debate." The liberals—who represent about three-quarters of all of the teachers in the United States—insist they merely want to spark debate. But what they really want to do is stifle debate. The American education system was hijacked by socialist societal engineers in 1946. The far left is determined not only to brainwash the students early enough in life so that they will blindly adopt the views of the utopian globalists who are determined to create world government, but also to undermine the inalienable rights found in the Constitution of the United States by remodeling it to fit the conditional rights found in the UN Declaration of Human Rights—since, in the views of the socialists, no man should possess rights not possessed by all men.

If you believe the Jay Bennish incident, or the Bret Chenkin incident or the Judy Baker incident or the John Daley incident are unrelated to the World Can't Wait demonstrations you are sadly mistaken. Our school systems have been infiltrated by the enemies of democracy. Our children are being taught by those whose core objective is the destruction of the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights—and the creation of a world government ruled by a European communist oligarchy. Whether or not they succeed is up to you. When we, as patriotic Americans, uncover the Jay Bennishes, the Bret Chenkins, the Judy Bakers, the John Daleys, its our job to get them out of the schools. They are as dangerous as the drug dealer or the pedophile because they are raping the minds of our children and addicting them with the lies of Marxism.

And when we run into the socialist Hollywood celebrities, the socialist politicians, and the socialist rich fat cats who feed into the cancer that threatens to destroy our Republic, we need to ostracize them. Boycott their movies. Then we need to impeach and imprison elected officials who speak out against the Constitution they were sworn to uphold and defend. We need to boycott the products or services of the fat cats who owe their allegiance to a different flag. We need to close and seal our borders. We need to seal our ports and levy massive tariffs on any American branded goods manufactured anywhere outside the United States. We need to take back our factories because whether or not we are able to win the next war we are forced into will depend on whether or not we can produce all of the goods this nation needs to survive. Today, our survival depends on the generosity of our enemies: China, Russia, and the Muslims in the Mideast who have sworn to destroy us. But, our enemies nee


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