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Leftist propaganda infecting classrooms

Bob Kellogg   ( Monday, December 10, 2012

The California Federation of Teachers has produced a video that one critic says amounts to "little more than big labor propaganda" aimed at young students to further class warfare.

Written by union staffer Fred Glass, who makes nearly $140,000 annually, "Tax the Rich: An Animated Fair Tale" claims that the rich became rich through tax cuts, loopholes and even tax evasion.

Olson, KyleBut Kyle Olson of the Education Action Group Foundation (EAG) says the animated video is packed with lies and over-the-top images.

"What really put it over the top for me was … the image of the supposed rich guy standing on the scale, urinating on the people down below him," Olson reports. "I thought that was such a cynical image for big labor to portray to American people and to students."

Glass claims the video was never intended to be shown in classrooms -- a claim Olson says is yet another lie.

"The teachers in California and around the country will run this in … their social studies class or a history class or economics class and treat it like it's the gospel, even though it's little more than big labor propaganda," the publisher warns.

The video can be viewed on YouTube.

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