Over the last six months or so, it has become more and more common to read stories about school boards that have essentially gone to war with the parents of the children in the school system they oversee.
Ground zero of the war zone was Loudoun County, Virginia. Loudoun County is one of those Virginia counties that used to be reliably Republican but now has been overrun by leftist scum working for federal contractors and the federal government and has turned hard left. I hope Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott keep this in mind when trying to entice Silicon Valley and Wall Street companies to relocate to their states.
The flashpoint was the efforts by the Loudoun County school board, without any debate or input from parents, to mainstream transgenderism. Along with this dangerous nonsense, the school board adopted outright racism tarted up in pseudo-academic language, obscured from view as “critical race theory,” and imposed by “diversity, inclusion, and equity” mandates, the standard operating philosophy for the county schools.
When parents began showing up at school board meetings, they found themselves under investigation by the school board and the target of illegal ‘dirty tricks.’ Read Virginia School District Tries to Deal With ‘Secret Enemies List’ of Parents Against Critical Race Theory and Suburban Chardonnay Antifa Find Themselves Investigated by the Police After Threatening Parents Opposing Critical Race Theory.
Following Loudoun County’s example, both ways, parents across the country have started challenging decisions made by school boards, and school boards have reacted by retaliating. In Minnesota, one school board has kept control over who can speak and lards the speakers with shills while only allowing one parent to present any single complaint, see Minnesota School Board Tries Clever Way to Silence Parents. So, if 100 parents show up to complain about something, only one of them is allowed to speak. In Manhattan, CA, the school board not only fills the speaking slots with shills, it is carrying out a campaign of impugning the motives of the parents who oppose its CRT-driven policies, see EXCLUSIVE: Manhattan Beach Unified School District Board Auditions for Loudoun County of the Pacific.
As is so often the case, the left turns to Daddy Government to carry out its program when they receive resistance. The National School Boards Association actually sent a letter to Attorney General…I forget his name, but he’s some Democrat apparatchik who failed up…suggesting that protesting parents be labeled as “domestic terrorists” (see National School Board Official Demands Biden Use Patriot Act Against Protesting Parents).
Now parents in the Scottsdale, AZ school district have discovered that the school board is building an active dossier on outspoken parents, including images of their children, their social security numbers, and personal information like financial information.
Mother Kim Stafford uncovered a Google Drive link when school board President Jann-Michael Greenberg sent her an email accusing her of “anti-Semitic” comments against billionaire George Soros. Greenburg sent Stafford a screenshot of his desktop, which included a since-deleted Google Drive URL reviewed by the Daily Caller. The drive was available to anyone who had the link.
Parents have since dubbed the Google Drive an “online dossier.” The folders housed within the dossier are labeled “SUSD Wackos,” “Press Conference Psychos,” and “Anti Mask Lunatics,” among others. Included under “Press Conference Psychos” was a video that shows parents calmly holding signs that read “CRT is Racist” and “SUSD We Demand Transparency.”
The dossier takes specific aim at the concerned parent group “Community Advocacy Network” (CAN). Administrators and founders of CAN’s active Facebook page have folders dedicated to screenshots of their Facebook comments, pictures of them with their husbands, and in some cases financial records.
Wray, one of the concerned parents and leaders of CAN, was a top target of the online dossier. The folder has a credit deed of trust from Desert Financial Federal Credit Union, her mortgage, information on Wray’s AirBNB property, and pictures of her children.
If you really want to be creeped out, take a look at this. This is a video taken by the father of the Scottsdale school board president, who apparently set up the Google drive mentioned above.
YIKES: Here's the father of Scottsdale Unified school board president Jann-Michael Greenburg, secretly taking bodycam footage of parents on school property and saying he hired a "private investigator who is writing down all their [license] plates." pic.twitter.com/CXt5dJDtKg
— Christopher F. Rufo ⚔️ (@realchrisrufo) November 11, 2021
As Rufo reports, “In the video, Mark Greenburg admits that he rides around on his motorcycle with a full helmet and visor in order to covertly take pictures of conservative parents and their children, who had organized a protest against mask mandates and critical race theory.”
It should be noted that the school board president is only 27-years-old, he’s childless, he’s unmarried, and he still lives at home with Daddy. The whole thing raises a lot of questions, the possible answers to which could make you lose your lunch.
For too long, conservative voters have ignored school board elections, and now our elementary and secondary education systems are in the thrall of the left. Parents everywhere are coming to the conclusion that the education mafia and the school boards that enable them are hellbent on indoctrinating their children into accepting racist claptrap and whatever the sexual deviation du jour happens to be. If the anger that was palpable last week can be sustained and crystallizes into concerted action by parents to regain control of their children’s education, then there may still be a chance for the republic.
I'd be happier if the fourth frame involved a head on a pike.
— streiff (@streiffredstate) November 11, 2021
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