Yet another reason to Homeschool, Go off the Grid, Vote Them Out, Pray…
Because we didn’t read the bill before we passed it, the Stimulus bill of 2009 Surprize! has an easter egg that stinks to high heaven. Kudos to the Missouried Education Watchdog for doing the leg work, and it deserves more press than it’s getting.
Living just outside the beltway, I don’t recall a firestorm of criticism about creating a national database, defacto or otherwise of student information, and I listen to conservative sources of information that are local. So I’m thinking, this needs more noise, more pressure, more concern. We’re going to be told in soothing tones, nothing to see here, move along. But information is power. Having access to information without our consent or knowledge, is dangerous power.
Go read it.
Then start brainstorming, how do we deconstruct the Leviathan that has become our government, where rules are written and rewritten silently to eliminate privacy, to eliminate our liberty, to allow others who do not love us, to know more than in some cases, those who do love us, know.