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2nd-graders' comments on the inauguration show they'll be ready to lead

Original post made by Jeb Bing, editor of the Pleasanton Weekly, on Jan 23, 2009

The historic events on Inauguration Day Jan. 20 were also center stage in teacher Renee Vernon's second grade classroom at Walnut Grove Elementary School. "Ms. V," as she is affectionately called by her roomful of 7- and 8-year-olds, shelved her lessons for the day and leveraged the moment for its momentous learning opportunities.

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Posted by rs
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:25 pm

Since you all are so concerned about giving the Messiah Obama enough visibility to your students, I hope you will also please educate them on how he will "change" this nation's economic foundation from that which has made us great...namely free-enterprise and capitalism to his preferred way of "socialism."

Now that I mention it, teachers please educate yourselves on "socialism" and how it deprives the human spirit of motivation, innovation, hard work and yes, reduces private sector jobs significantly.

Ronald Reagan inherited a much worse economy and unemployment rate, thanks to the Carter years, and Reagan turned the US economy around very very quickly by reducing government interference and regulation...just the opposite of what Obama has in store for the US.

Teachers, are you spending one-tenth of your time teaching about Reagan compared to how much time you are spending on Obama?

Think about it.