Liberals fear that Americans will wake up one day and ask this question: “Why are we sending our children to schools that are run by the government?” Liberals know that our nation’s schools are the breeding ground for their statist worldview.
In 2007, I wrote the book Whoever Controls the Schools Rules the World. In it I pointed out that every change in worldview was brought about through the educational establishment. Our founders understood this. That’s why they established their own schools (e.g., Harvard, Yale, Princeton, etc.), and that’s why liberals took them over. They knew that by capturing these prestigious and influential institutions they could affect every area of life without ever firing a shot.
More than 95 percent of American young people attend government schools. We call them public schools, but they are really government schools. The curriculum is designed by the government, the textbooks are approved by the government, the funding comes from money stolen by the government, and the Federal Department of Education oversees the whole process.
From the time a child enters kindergarten, he learns directly and indirectly that he is indebted to the State and looks to the State for sustenance.
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