Barbara Rush’s Greatest Hits

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As Helena moves closer to its School Board of Trustees election in May, one candidate has absolutely stood out in her commitment to openness. For the past half-decade or even longer, Barbara Rush has been quite open about sharing her views with the good people of Helena, and because I value transparency and openness so much, I’ve collected a few of her greatest hits you may to review and share with friends before the election. Without further ado, my humble collection of School Board candidate Barbara Rush’s greatest hits, all in her own words.

We should give up on kids who want to drop out!

Retired educator Barbara Rush said increasing the age will not keep students in school.
“We can try all kinds of policing activities, but in the end, if they don’t want to come, they simply won’t,” she said.

Our District’s Superintendent is a Montana-Manchurian Candidate!

Barbara Rush, former teacher, said the district claims that local parents want such a curriculum in place in schools, but she believes those claims couldn’t be further from the truth.
She said the document is not a document for health, science or care of the children, but merely serves an agenda.
“Schools are a sleeper issue and the superintendent likes it that way,” Rush said. “Give us your children and your money and get out.”

The City Commission is part of the plot (and trees are bad)!

But there were certainly critics. Helena resident Barbara Rush accused the city of timing the discussion of the districts right before Christmas so that everybody would be too busy focusing on the holidays to notice what was happening. She adamantly opposed the idea of both of them.

“This city is broke,” she said. “I know you said you had a nice financial audit, but you’re broke.”

Efforts to End Bullying Are Just Bullying!

Retired teacher Barbara Rush said she taught under a system with an anti-bullying program that did not solve the problem.

“None of us are for bullying. It’s just a matter of whether we thing more government programs…are going to end all this. In my opinion the bullying program was bullying itself.”

We need a 1950s Education for the 21st Century! (No word on segregation)

The same people who promote sex education today were the free love generation of the ’60s. The progressive viewpoint promoting open sexuality created sex education in the schools and the tolerance of girls coming to school visibly pregnant (these girls used to have a home school teacher). These progressives mocked, and still mock, the moral values of the ’50s.

Teaching Children to Be Charitable is Socialism!

I was disturbed by the article in the IR entitled “Education in Giving.” Our public schools, which so fastidously bar any mention of religion from public school, seem to have no problem whatsoever with using certified staff, English curriculum time and public monies to teach the religion of socialist political viewpoints.

She Opposes Bike Paths Because The Street is Too Dangerous for Bikes!

Of the 15 comments received at the meeting only 1 was in opposition to adding bike paths.
Helena resident Barbara Rush lives on Holter Street and says her road is too dangerous for bicyclists.

She Wants to defund public schools because They Opposed Bullying!

Former Helena school teacher Barbara Rush said she retired in 2005 after 30 years because of “the radical takeover” in the school system with its focus on social values through anti-bullying and sex education. She said the bills would give parents a choice of where to send their children to school.

Federal Funds for Schools are Soviet or Fascist Propaganda!

That aside, what is the federal government doing paying to indoctrinate children in school? This sounds eerily like the old Soviet Union, which tried to create the perfect society by propagandizing in the schools. This horrified us at the time. Only fascists think they are so universally right that they can impose their beliefs on children whose parents don’t agree with them. Unbelievably, there are people in this town who call parents who have a problem with that intolerant! The difference between our liberty and Soviet-style totalitarianism becomes narrower all the time.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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