U.S. Capitol Tour with David Barton

Mug shot of Rod Blagojevich.
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Over at facebook, I saw that someone posted this U.S. Capitol Tour with David Barton video. I’m posting it below. It’s a revisionist evangelical view of history.

My Christian high school forced seniors to take a class dedicated to cramming kids’ brains with as much propaganda as possible about the misunderstanding of religion in America. It was called “Understanding the Times,” and — holy Rod Blagojevich — the class did more to disservice my education than any bible lesson or church service I ever went to.

“Understanding the Times” was anti-evolution, anti-humanism, anti-secular, anti-relativism, pro-god, pro-faith and pro-magic. I sprinted forward with the gusto of an 18-year-old spouting that trash … only to have the real world — whatever that is — squash those ignorant ideologies time and time again.

One of my first posts on this blog was an open letter to the teachers of “Understanding the Times” chastising them for disservicing youth with these gross ideas.

The class was literally a last-ditch effort for adults to jam as much of their views in students’ minds before they went off and were corrupted by the evils of college. I hope regular reader SAW weighs in. He could back me up on this one.

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