(From January 20, 2013)
During a December speech at the True Charity Initiative Leadership Forum in Joplin, Sen. Ed Emery, a member of the Senate Education Committee, ripped into public education and its teachers, claiming they have indoctrinated three generations of Missouri children.
"We have to take back the minds of children from the government," Emery said.
"We no longer have public schools, we have government schools. We have government-paid teachers, a government-made curriculum, and government supplied buildings."
"For three generations, we have allowed the absolutes of religion, patriotism, and family to be removed in favor of tolerance and openmindedness."
This is being done, Emery said, because teachers want to be liked and trusted by their students, so they are not teaching the children, as they should, that the "one size fits all socialist government" (represented by public school teachers) should not be trusted.
Emery's remarks begin about 20 minutes into the video.