President Obama: We Need To Provide Pre-school Education For Children Two To Four Years Old
Quote from YouTube video: 10/31/2014 at Rhode Island College: “Moms and dads deserve a great place to drop their kids off every day that doesn’t cost them an arm and a leg … In many states, sending your child to daycare costs more than sending them to a public university. True?
And too often, parents have no choice but to put their kids in cheaper daycare, that maybe doesn’t have the kinds of programming that makes a big difference in a child’s development. And then sometime their just may not be any slots or the best programs may be too far away.
Sometimes, someone, usually mom, leaves the workplace to stay home with the kids, which then leaves her earning a lower wage for the rest of her life as a result. That’s not a choice we want Americans to make.”
President Obama Speaks on Women and the Economy Speaking at Rhode Island College in Providence, RI, President Obama delivered remarks on economic policies that will help women succeed in the workplace.
Obama on Early Childhood Education
President-elect Barack Obama promises change, and childcare centers and preschool programs across the country are in dire need of it. Obama made it clear throughout his campaign that he is committed to education—to reforming No Child Left Behind; to rewarding and retaining teachers; to preparing high school students for college; to helping parents and students afford college; and, arguably most importantly, to investing in the education of our young children.
Many educators are hopeful about Obama’s education plan. “It’s really exciting,” says Libby Doggett, Ph.D., Executive Director of Pre-K Now, a DC-based public education and advocacy organization that advances high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten for all three and four-year-olds. “To have a president who is not only talking about early childhood education in quite some depth but who does it with facility and passion is totally unprecedented.”
Parents, many of whom struggle to find high-quality childcare and pre-k that they can afford, are also looking forward to seeing Obama’s promises turn into realities for their children.
“The quality of childcare and pre-k programs is critical to a child’s emotional, social, and intellectual growth,” Doggett says. “Parents are looking for more than babysitters,” Doggett says. “They’re looking for teachers.”
First it was Hillary Clinton’s It Takes a Village to raise children by community effort and cost. Now it’s über-leftist Melissa Harris-Perry who says it takes a “community” to care for children. By “community” she means the State. Like all good liberals, Harris-Perry believes that she and her cadre of social do-gooders are better equipped to raise other people’s children
Former Texas Republican senator Phil Gramm tells the story about the time he was on an interview show with an educational elitist who held to a worldview similar to that of Harris-Perry. He told her, “My educational policies are based on the fact that I care more about my children than you do.” She said, “No, you don’t.” Gramm replied, “Okay: What are their names?”
Liberal elitist believe that children do not belong to their parents, but the state.
“So part of it is we have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids belong to whole communities.
The liberal elitist see’s the contribution of the mother raising her children as less valuable than that of a career. The wrong type of mother is actually a problem if they disagree with the government on what the child should believe. Most don’t realize the mother creates the next generation of a civilization. Children learn morals, ethics, and values from their mother, and responsibility from their dad. Mothers are also the primary source of religious values. When the government raises your children, they will learn the morals, ethics, and values the government wants them to have. The government will never teach children of the Biblical God, or His morals, ethics and values, although they may learn of the four pillars of Islam. Hitler, and all modern socialist, communist dictators understand the key to ruling a people is to brainwash them from their youth. The quote “give me your children and in a generation I won’t care what you believe” has been attributed to Hitler.
It isn’t important who said it, what is important is the warning it gives. On November 6, 1933, Hitler said:
“When an opponent declares, ‘I will not come over to your side,’ “I calmly say, ‘Your child belongs to us already. . . . What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.’” On May 1, 1937, Hitler declared, “This new Reich will give its youth to no one, but will itself take youth and give to youth its own education and its own upbringing.”
The question President Obama should be addressing is why a family can’t survive on a fathers income, as my parents did. Sadly most mothers are forced to work, because our government destroying the middle class with expansion of the money supply which creates inflation and higher taxes. The governments anti business policies are crushing the private sector, causing the lose jobs, and lowering wages, making it almost impossible for a father to support a family alone.
Our children will live in the world we leave them. Are we going to leave them in the hands of a loving family, mother and father, with the opportunity to be come self reliant or in the hands of an amoral government, existing on what ever the government thinks they need.