Thursday, June 11, 2009
This Bloodthirsty Warmonger Sees Nothing Wrong With a USMC-Themed School
Here's a recent story from Military.com:
No summer vacation or Friday night lights. It’s platoons instead of homerooms -- and a commandant keeping 13-year-old pupils on point.
No one will ever confuse the proposed Marine Institute for "High School Musical," and that’s got a more than a few people fuming.
Plans between the Marine Corps and a Georgia school district to establish a Marine high school has prompted vocal protests and raised the prospect of similar military-linked high schools appearing nationwide to offer disadvantaged but talented students alternatives to traditional schools
Where some see a military sponsorship as the final alternative to decaying discipline in disadvantaged schools, others see a surreptitious attempt by the services to boost their numbers and promote a culture of violence....