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pnutbutr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-03-09 11:27 AM
Response to Reply #45
64. no shit
and reading comprehension eludes some of us.
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  -The Distortion of U.S. History Time for change  Apr-01-09 05:41 PM   #0 
  - I've used "Lies My Teacher Told Me," as a teaching tool.  Fire1   Apr-01-09 05:50 PM   #1 
  - That's great to hear that you're using it  Time for change   Apr-01-09 07:04 PM   #3 
     - We used it in intermediate social studies and had great fun  Fire1   Apr-01-09 07:56 PM   #7 
  - ...  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-01-09 05:56 PM   #2 
  - "no single historical event"  Beam Me Up   Apr-01-09 07:39 PM   #4 
  - We know  BeFree   Apr-01-09 08:08 PM   #9 
  - It already has.  Beam Me Up   Apr-01-09 08:20 PM   #11 
     - Good point  BeFree   Apr-01-09 08:34 PM   #12 
  - Perhaps you're right about that  Time for change   Apr-02-09 09:26 AM   #39 
  - It's been said that both parties love this country.  Wapsie B   Apr-01-09 07:45 PM   #5 
  - goper love of our nation, reminds me of a phrase, I heard off base  Uncle Joe   Apr-01-09 07:54 PM   #6 
  - It's too late now.  Beam Me Up   Apr-01-09 07:57 PM   #8 
  - That's an important distinction  Time for change   Apr-02-09 01:39 PM   #44 
  - Wow I just read the whole darn thing  zeemike   Apr-01-09 08:13 PM   #10 
  - Thank you -- The JFK assassination is a seminal event in American history IMO  Time for change   Apr-02-09 05:32 AM   #18 
     - And actually I was one of them  zeemike   Apr-02-09 07:49 AM   #30 
  - Seems to me there was a story here that talked about a group of conservative fundies  Wapsie B   Apr-01-09 09:11 PM   #13 
  - "Lies My Teacher Told Me"  pnorman   Apr-01-09 09:48 PM   #14 
  - I think you'll be glad that you did.  Time for change   Apr-02-09 05:42 PM   #57 
  - The fact is a lot of history is biasedly told by the winners  ShadowLiberal   Apr-01-09 10:44 PM   #15 
  - That is certainly true  Time for change   Apr-02-09 10:48 AM   #40 
  - "Lies My Teacher Told Me" is a great book  hendo   Apr-01-09 11:15 PM   #16 
  - I've read "Lies My Teacher Told Me"  ChoralScholar   Apr-02-09 12:21 AM   #17 
  - Expanding on CIA lies.  reprehensor   Apr-02-09 06:02 AM   #19 
  - There are several CIAs, and several "Secret Governments". There is no conspiracy, just a  leveymg   Apr-02-09 11:19 AM   #41 
     - I don't think we can assume that just because they had a lot of stuff hanging over JFK that  Time for change   Apr-02-09 05:48 PM   #58 
  - I'm fing confused here  pnutbutr   Apr-02-09 06:15 AM   #20 
  - It's about both. You don't see a relationship?  Time for change   Apr-02-09 06:58 AM   #23 
  - I'd be worried  pnutbutr   Apr-02-09 07:10 AM   #24 
     - But history is currently grossly misrepresented in our schools  Time for change   Apr-02-09 07:33 AM   #26 
     - maybe  pnutbutr   Apr-02-09 07:44 AM   #28 
     - That is really the problem in education...low expectations.  zeemike   Apr-02-09 08:05 AM   #31 
  - The point of the post being though that the "basics" taught in primary and secondary school..  Fumesucker   Apr-02-09 07:39 AM   #27 
     - I've never read it  pnutbutr   Apr-02-09 07:45 AM   #29 
        - From an Amazon customer review..  Fumesucker   Apr-02-09 08:10 AM   #32 
        - um  pnutbutr   Apr-02-09 08:20 AM   #35 
           - It was easier than typing it all out..  Fumesucker   Apr-02-09 08:47 AM   #37 
              - pretty much  pnutbutr   Apr-02-09 08:54 AM   #38 
                 - Try reading, probably one of the most important history books ever written.  Dr.Phool   Apr-02-09 04:41 PM   #49 
                    - I wasn't aware that  pnutbutr   Apr-03-09 11:32 AM   #65 
        - The Civil War wasn't about slavery...  crimsonblue   Apr-02-09 01:59 PM   #45 
           - Large blunt object to pound square peg into round hole  nolabels   Apr-03-09 11:22 AM   #63 
           - The war was organized carnage.  crimsonblue   Apr-03-09 01:19 PM   #67 
              - Perhaps my understanding of what defines the word known as "War" is confused  nolabels   Apr-03-09 03:18 PM   #68 
           - no shit  pnutbutr   Apr-03-09 11:27 AM   #64 
  - Excellent post and discussion. K&R.  trof   Apr-02-09 06:42 AM   #21 
  - Howard Zinn: A People's History Of The United States  Echo In Light   Apr-02-09 06:49 AM   #22 
  - Important book-and it's available in children form! "A Young People's History of the U.S"  mod mom   Apr-02-09 08:11 AM   #33 
  - I read that book many years ago, and it gave me a great deal to think about  Time for change   Apr-02-09 02:55 PM   #46 
  - A hypothetical post Q&A may unfortunately pan out like FOX "news" vs Mother Jones  Echo In Light   Apr-02-09 04:52 PM   #52 
  - Ooops, sorry, I just posted above about Zinn's book.  Dr.Phool   Apr-02-09 04:43 PM   #50 
  - Two-tiered educational system as proposed by the Hoover Institute  underpants   Apr-02-09 07:13 AM   #25 
  - This is a great post.  snake in the grass   Apr-02-09 08:14 AM   #34 
  - Thank you -- I think you'll be glad that you ordered them.  Time for change   Apr-02-09 05:50 PM   #59 
  - K&R! The omission of our recent history  juno jones   Apr-02-09 08:25 AM   #36 
  - The Kennedy assassination is but one example of the malignant altering of facts.  Larry Ogg   Apr-02-09 11:56 AM   #42 
  - Well, that makes as much sense as anything else I've read on this subject  Time for change   Apr-02-09 04:27 PM   #48 
     - I agree Its like the old saying, You cant fight City Hall  Larry Ogg   Apr-02-09 08:44 PM   #62 
        - Yes, I liked your metaphor about the PTB  Time for change   Apr-03-09 08:12 PM   #69 
  - What's taking so long for the digitized dictabelt . . .  mistertrickster   Apr-02-09 12:14 PM   #43 
  - I don't know  Time for change   Apr-02-09 04:54 PM   #53 
  - If I'm not mistaken there was a story here way in the murky past  Wapsie B   Apr-02-09 03:13 PM   #47 
  - It was a couple in Texas. Heavily funded by the Coors Foundation and others.  Dr.Phool   Apr-02-09 04:50 PM   #51 
  - One of our local H.S.s here in NoVA is using Howard Zinn's "A Peoples History of the United States"  ShortnFiery   Apr-02-09 04:55 PM   #54 
  - That's great to hear  Time for change   Apr-02-09 05:13 PM   #55 
  - Yes, the people complaining did NOT have H.S. students enrolled within this course.  ShortnFiery   Apr-02-09 06:06 PM   #60 
  - Holy crap!  Wapsie B   Apr-02-09 05:17 PM   #56 
     - Zinn called his opponents "anti-American, narrow-minded and censorial."  ShortnFiery   Apr-02-09 06:10 PM   #61 
  - Teaching yor child more than one version of history.  No.23   Apr-03-09 11:39 AM   #66 
 

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