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Schmidt, I think you are looking to create a communist society by what you are conveying. If we teach the future of America that only one party is benevolent, and the "other party" is malevolent, then where have we really led our country? To make sure that our future generations do not think for themselves? To create a one party system that forbids another party from existing (now actual communism at this point in the post)?
Schmidt, you must understand that balance is healthy. Ultimately, both parties right now are the most polarizing and toxic they have ever been. If you,a much older individual than myself, are too narrow minded to admit that both the republican and democratic parties are extremely toxic and polarizing right now, then your opinion is merely subjective.
It is imperative to be capable of admitting the short comings of both the party you side with, and obviously the party you oppose. Praise God that you do not run this country. Free thinkers unite!
Phil -- I don't know how you could construe that I would be conveying a communist state. That is absolutely nonsense. I have never advocated for a one party system or that one party is benevolent and the other party is malevolent. A one party system would be disastrous for our country.
Is advocating for better education, in particular lessons in civics, (the topic of this thread) somehow advocating for a one party? Maybe you misread my posts, but I have been a long term champion of critical thinking on this website since its inception (look at my 6,525 posts), and critical thinking involves considering the facts of both sides of an issue.
I do, however, see the current demise of the Republican Party as unhealthy for our democracy. The old Republican Party used to be a check on the Democratic Party's sometimes overly ambitious agenda. Now they have devolved into a bunch of Trump sycophants, apologists and enablers where they hold Trump up as some kind of messiah...the "chosen one". We need to get the party back to be more "John McCainish", not that I agreed with him, but at least he wasn't wedded to a party first mentality, or more accurately now "a "Trump first party". Lindsey Graham epitomizes what is wrong with the party...a lack of critical thinking. He used to be a critic of Trump. Now he has the title of "Chief Trump sycophant."
Oh and I don't buy this shit of "both parties" are engaging in toxic warfare. I see Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff conducting an ethical impeachment inquiry according to laws, and I see nothing but Republican sycophants obstructing justice and living in an alternative reality while lying to the American public on the Trump propaganda network (Fox News).
Finally I do not praise God for anything. I am an atheist...a critical thinker or free thinker as you put it.
Welcome to this website, but do your homework before making accusations against me. Go check out any of my posts and blog articles. I stand by them all. My opinions are well researched.