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Student Sam Besserman: When Scott Brown Won My Teacher Said the Nazi’s Are Taking Over

Posted by iusbvision on June 29, 2010

So the kid starts a petition to stop the teachers nonsense and she fails him in retaliation. Consider this reason 3,734,934 as to why public sector unions should be banned.

UPDATE – The 11 year old student writes a column for American Thinker:

My name is Sam Besserman, I’m eleven years old, I live in Beverly Hills, California, and ever since I can remember I have been subjected to political bias in school. The first time I noticed the bias was actually in preschool, where the teacher was reading a book about the importance of mothers and the inferiority of fathers. I tried to tell the teacher that dads might be just as important. The teacher responded in a sing-song, “No, listen to me, I’m the teacher.” Of course, the girls loved the book and most of the boys hated it, except for a few who liked it and also wanted to become mothers some day. I was three years old and royally pissed off.

I had to listen to such feminist ideas every day, and at times, I actually bought into them. Months later, I still didn’t know whether mothers were really more important than fathers. Once I even felt like going into the bathroom and trying to pull off my penis. It wasn’t that I wanted to be a woman — I had just lost my enthusiasm for my embattled gender. 


The only male teacher I had might as well have been castrated. His voice was soft, his gestures were feminine, he didn’t know how to run a class, and he had to rely on female assistant teachers to control the children. And, of course, the female teachers treated the girls ten times better than the boys and constantly reminded us of our alleged inferiority. One of the assistant teachers even put down our rhyme, “Boys go to college to get more knowledge, girls go to Jupiter to get more stupider,” by reminding us that more girls than boys go to college because girls are smarter. And this only encouraged the girls to hijack our rhyme and switch the sexes around.


If that wasn’t bad enough, on the playground, girls basically had more rights than boys. They had greater equipment privileges, and if a girl asked to join a game, the boys had to say yes and go easy on her, but if a boy asked to join a game, the girls had the right to say no. This ruined the boys’ recess, and most of us spent the time drawing flowers instead of doing what we wanted. If we got into an argument, the teachers always said the girl was telling the truth but the boy was lying. We couldn’t even escape the bias one day a year because there was only a “Take Your Daughter to Work Day.”


When I switched schools in 2nd grade, I suddenly found myself surrounded by bleeding-heart liberals. We were taught that minorities were victims and therefore good, and members of the majority were, by inference, bad. Similarly, we learned that America was the big, bad exploiter, and the countries my parents grew up believing were evil were not so bad after all. I asked my father about these issues practically every night, and he taught me the meaning of moral relativism. I thought he was being too kind, and I characterized it, instead, as moral inversion.


It wasn’t until the Democratic primaries ended in 2008 that things started getting really bad. Liberals everywhere — but especially at school — seemed empowered by the prospect of a black man becoming president, if for no other reason than the color of his skin. One day, during a game of dodgeball, the old assistant P.E. teacher yelled to the other students to “Get the Republican, get the Republican!” meaning me.


Once, when I was reading to avoid listening to a yet another guest lecture about man-made global warming — in which the lecturer told us we should all reduce our consumption of meat to one meal a week — the teacher took away my book and said, “Listen, she’s smart.” But according to what we now know about the hockey stick graph, she wasn’t that smart after all. My English teacher was no better. She made it completely obvious that she thought those who didn’t like Barack Obama needed to see a doctor. She never had anything good to say about America and always exaggerated Native American achievements over those of European colonists. When I tried to express my conservative views, she would say that we didn’t have time for that and we should move on. One day she gave us a lecture on stereotyping. I raised my hand and gave an example of a comedian I heard who stereotyped Texans, and she said, “Oh, well, Texas!” as if to make an exception. The principal, who happened to be in the room at the time, quickly told her, “Shhhh!”


The liberal intimidation was getting so commonplace that I became afraid to talk anymore. The last straw came when one of the other social studies teachers told all the students that we would sign a pledge together to reduce our carbon footprints. Naturally, I refused. No one was going to coerce me into signing something I didn’t believe. 


I asked my parents to take me out of the school and put me in our local public school, Beverly Vista Elementary. They agreed since spending money on a private school which didn’t teach traditional American values seemed to be a waste of money. Unfortunately, the worst was yet to come.


At Beverly Vista, my first teacher was a full-time misandrist and global warming wacko. She definitely hated boys and men and constantly spoke of male inferiority. If a boy ever mentioned an accomplishment that happened to be by a man, she would bring up an accomplishment by a female (but always tied to the feminist movement), even though we weren’t debating whether men or women were superior. In a forced attempt to make women’s accomplishments the equal of the founding fathers’, she said one of the early first ladies was the real brains behind her husband and told the story of a woman who disguised herself as a man to enter the army, emphasizing how courageous and important she was to the women of America even though no one had ever heard of her. And if she wasn’t putting down men and praising women, she was encouraging us to become activists for women’s rights, animal rights, and against global warming. I don’t think she had ever heard of a conservative cause. 


This past year, however, I seem to have been subjected to the ultimate in ideological bigotry. My social studies and English teacher should win an award. After Scott Brown won the third big election since Obama became president, she told the class, “Right-wing Nazis are taking office all over the place.” She also told us, “Racist bigots from the south are refusing to shake Barack Obama’s hand.” She lectured us about Mao Tse-Tung and failed to mention that he killed 70 million people. She also told us that Russia was better off under communism and that under communism, people could rely on each other. To her, the only problem with communism is that it hasn’t been done right yet.


In an effort to stop her politicization of the classroom, I circulated a petition. Incredibly, thirty-two kids signed it, although nine kids eventually crossed their names out in fear of retribution. As it happened, those kids were right, because right after I met with the principal to discuss the situation, he spoke with our teacher, and she then told us that those who signed the petition would have their grades affected. She also caught me taking notes in class — something she said I shouldn’t do — and lied about what I had written, telling the class I wrote that she had Alzheimer’s and was running around the room bleating like a sheep. Although I wrote no such thing, she said I was being disruptive to the class.


Meanwhile, my science teacher taught us — for the umpteenth time — that man was responsible for global warming, which encouraged a number of students to taunt me by shouting, “Global warming is real!”


After all these years, you’d think I’d have given up. My country is undermining itself in its schools. It’s teaching boys that they can’t even compete with girls. It’s teaching those of us who have pride in our country that it is misplaced. It’s teaching nonsense and claiming that it’s science. But possibly, even more usefully, I think I have struck comedy gold.


4 Responses to “Student Sam Besserman: When Scott Brown Won My Teacher Said the Nazi’s Are Taking Over”

  1. Paul Geer said

    It’s a fact that students are receiving a distorted view history. There is no such thing as Right-Wing Nazis. The Nazi party was extreme Left. If you didn’t have a clue, this alone should tell you something. But the far left has been calling Hitler Right-wing, Christian to help distort public view of Republicans since they are labeled Right-Wing. Christians has the honor of being labeled far Right-Wing, and also Hitler being Christian. All of this is wrong of course bit now has finally made it to public schools. Time to bail on public schools.

  2. globalscams said

    Well that came out as babble as I was totally distracted by my own personal surroundings.

    Let me restate that.

    I listened to the interview. The kid is an 11 year old with average intellect and certainly not the communication skills that could have written a letter using the language that he used.

    [IUSB Editor Responds –

    Or he was just nervous as hell being on the number one rated TV show in that time slot. I used to host a local radio talk show. I know some very intelligent and articulate people that get nervous when in front of an audience and on radio and as a result come across very differently. So with all due respect you are making too many assumptions here that just cannot be justified.

    While I have no doubt that these are the kids thoughts, I also have little doubt that his parents helped the kid to clean up his thoughts on paper as well. I have helped my daughter write papers before but they were still very much her papers.]

    I have grave doubts that this boy penned this letter and if he did not then he is nothing but a prop for someone elses agenda and that drives me nuts.

    Come on.

    I am a Conservative. I am opposed to AGW. I believe that progressives are far left whackos for the most part. I believe that our school systems are moments away from becoming Communist indoctrination centers but…..and if you dont believe me just click on my name and visit my website and read what I write every day directed against the left but this….

    So I listened to his interview and he does not strike me as being a child prodigy.

    There is no way in h…e….double L………OH that this letter was written by an 11 year old. This letter was written by someone with an agenda that could use this kid to get attention. Perhaps his parents…..or perhaps the kid did write it

  3. Paul Geer said

    “So I listened to his interview and he does not strike me as being a child prodigy.”

    What is a “prodigy” anyway? Children become what we teach them, and it is up to the parents to teach their child what they hold to be truths as well “big” words. Today, we have the schools teaching a “philosophy” that is clearly failing not just the child but the U.S. as a whole. As a “super power” country, we no longer lead as a thinking society but a nation of followers, dependent on the government rather than the opposite.

    For example; Valedictorian is given to the best (cream of the crop) of the education system, the best student of the senior graduation year. Now, there is a discussion to level the playing field and hand out more then one Valedictorian. Fine! If you have that many student who has reached that level fine. But that is not the case, it has been suggested that competition is “bad” for the student body, and should be eliminated. The reasoning for this comes out of China, China supposedly does not push competition in schools. Ha! That’s another argument for another day. What biusness do we have following China anyway? The answer is none!

    Again, in conclusion the public school system has lost their way and time to abandon such a failure of a system. There is no “fixing” the system, that has been done again and again with no results. More money going in, less education coming out. it’s that simple. Home schooling is an answer, and it’s working, but only as long home schooling is not outlawed by the teachers unions. I’m waiting to see that day come, and on our present course, it will.

  4. Hector said

    If everyone looks to others in order to adopt what they have because it is better, then nothing will improve. To further this illustration, right after world war 2, when a defeated Japan was trying to fix their nation and economy, they did so by focusing on technology. They didn’t just adopt American technology however, they also improved upon it, either making it better, or at least making it smaller. We don’t need to look to other nations to improve our education system. Maybe if another nation is having success, we could start there, but ultimately we can only improve our system by innovating. Not by copying.

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