This is what leadership from the middle of the road looks like when a moderate politician voices their opinion.

In this case Hilary Irons, candidate for Rockingham County School Board District 3, says that when 89 F-bombs are used it is OK as long as you throw 32,000 other words in the mix.

Of course that is supposed to lower the offensive nature of the much-used curse word.

This is utterly unacceptable and not someone who should make decisions for our children's well-being and education, thus forming their values.

The best choice for District 3 is Matthew Cross! Matt would never wink at such despicable literature!

Reference the book/movie "The Hate You Give." Read it if you like, but be prepared for your standards to be assaulted, lowered and dumbed down.

Dan Garber

Harrisonburg

(27) comments

bishopsboy

noam said below: “In the United States, racial injustice and inequity are specifically rooted-in, and inseparable from, historical facts. These verified facts include: A) 2.4 billion acres of real estate stolen from Indigenous Americans along with the murder of over 200 million Indigenous men, women and children - for profit; B) 12.5 million Africans being stolen from their homeland and submitted to lives of rape, torture and servitude for over 400 years of American History - for profit.”

LOL, noam. This is nothing unique to our European ancestors who came to the Americas or their descendants who continued their practices. For all generations before and after them, peoples of ALL races and ethnic groups all over the world have fought and killed one another over land and resources and raped, tortured, and subjugated those who were weaker – that the ugly side of humanity, which is the reality of humanity – ALL of humanity, including those same indigenous men, women, and children you lament over. Those indigenous peoples were blood thirsty savages just like the rest of humanity, including you and your family today.

One person in all of history rose above that, taught us a better way, and died to pay the penalty for our savagery. You know who that is and what you need to do.

billnonymous

Well stated, bb and, sadly, an accurate description of world history. However, noam had made it clear he will be teaching his kids that all of that is solely the fault of today’s white Americans because he’s a guy who favors “truth” with an “accurate knowledge of history.” Noam has no plans to “compromise his integrity” and teach his children about the blacks who owned, beat, and raped black slaves because it doesn’t fit his demented narrative, though it is the truth. He will intentionally lie (by omission) to his children because he wants them to believe that every problem on earth is solely the fault of today’s white Americans. He will insist that all of my life’s labors and sacrifices like working 2 jobs, including nights and weekends while putting myself through grad school, working my way up from ‘the new guy’ to ‘manager’ to ‘business owner’ to ‘successful business owner’ had absolutely nothing to do with my own desires and determination and only occurred because of what happened hundreds of years ago. As noam stated, “we cannot make right what we will not actively acknowledge” yet we all know he will not actively acknowledge true history when it comes to brainwashing his own children into believing that today's white Americans are to blame for all of the world's problems.

prodigalson

Excellent post Bishop. I agree with you 100%.

bishopsboy

Thanks to both of you, billy and prodigal.

prodigalson

You are very welcome, my Royal Zambian Brother.

Wobbly

It's obvious that y'all have hated school your whole life. Also, you're killing me with the "liberal" stuff. Quick - define "liberal" without looking it up! No cheating!

newshound

Liberal: one who follows no standards or acceptable norms and actively revolts against authority due to narcissistic tendencies.

bishopsboy

[thumbup]

billnonymous

A liberal is a person who dances for joy when a fetus has its head drilled into and its milky white brains and its blood rushes out from its mother’s protective womb and on to the abortion room floor but then become furious with the unvaccinated because they aren’t doing everything they can to protect human life. Understand, hypocrite? No? Let me try again. A liberal is a person who rejoices when a sexually deviant boy is allowed to stroll around naked in a girl’s locker room at a high school but is deeply offended by the school’s sports teams praying before the game. Tell us noam, are "y'all" a supporter of abortion? Are "y'all" against students wanting to pray? Are "y'all" going to give me a stupid sepration of church and state line of manure? Because if y'all thinking about it, I will happily wreck "y'alls"

claims.

Wobbly

Uh... 1) That is incorrect. 2) Sepration is not a thing.

billnonymous

yeah, it is. is that the best you got? pathetic, yet, expected. anything else, noam???

Wobbly

I am a father, citizen and resident of Rockingham County. I favor truth, racial justice, and equity over propaganda and conspiracy theories. It is my job as a parent to truthfully convey my experience and my analysis towards the end of empowering my children. Accurate, in-depth, and empirical knowledge of history, science, technology and praxis are essential to healthy human development and relationships, as well as to an individual's ability to participate in society in a cooperative, productive and reasonable manner.

I refuse to compromise my integrity in deference to policies or public opinions, particularly if those policies or opinions contradict what I believe based on science, honest inquiry, and critical analysis of existing circumstances. Current circumstances are inseparable from their deep historical roots. In the United States, racial injustice and inequity are specifically rooted-in, and inseparable from, historical facts. These verified facts include: A) 2.4 billion acres of real estate stolen from Indigenous Americans along with the murder of over 200 million Indigenous men, women and children - for profit; B) 12.5 million Africans being stolen from their homeland and submitted to lives of rape, torture and servitude for over 400 years of American History - for profit.

White Americans, including those of us residing in Rockingham County, Virginia, are all benefactors of these atrocities, and we owe our many privileges to our ancestral victims and their descendants. It is in no one's best interest to deny, ignore or be silent about the role of colonialism and imperialism in the development, growth and perpetuation of our institutions. We cannot make-right what we will not actively acknowledge.

P.S. I am not a liberal.

billnonymous

Now that you’ve gotten that bluster filled rant off your chest, how about answering my questions, noam? You see, that is a trait of liberals, noam, you ask them specific questions about their views on abortion and prayer and they go off on a bizarre rant about slavery and Indigenous Americans.

But to play your silly game, these Indigenous Americans you speak of are currently some of the richest people in America. Tribes rake in hundreds of millions of dollars every single year, the Shakopee’s rake in $1 BILLION a year and give their members, literally, $80,000 EACH, EVERY MONTH! The Seminole tribe hauls in $850 million a year. Mohegans rake in $992 million a year. My heart bleeds for them as they make those millions by fleecing willing Americans into gambling their money away. There’s your critical analysis of existing circumstances, noam. Would you say those Indigenous people who are dealing cards, spinning roulette wheels, taking bets and serving free alcohol are “participating in society in a productive and reasonable manner?” Is that where your morals are at? Will you be teaching your kids how the Indigenous people participate in society? Why do I get the feeling you’re going to skip that?

I’ll also add to your “verified facts” by stating that black people owned slaves, too, thousands of them. Black masters raped and tortured their slaves too. Does that bother you at all, noam? Or is it just the white masters you have a problem with? Will you be teaching your kids, as that responsible, racial justice seeking father you claim to be, that blacks owned, beat, and raped slaves too? Again, I get the feeling you will conveniently forget to teach that fact to your kids. Some call that lying by omission, some call it being deceitful, some call it “creating a false narrative.”

Well, I’m left with no other conclusion, noam, responsible father who favors truth, that you will be describing to your children the violent act of abortion in all of its gory details. But will you be instructing your kids to take issue with those who choose to pray at school? Or will you be instructing your kids to become deeply offended by that and instruct them on how to use legal methods to force them to stop praying, simply because it offends you?

PS You are a liberal.

PPS The days of liberals on our school boards will soon be over.

newshound

“Actively acknowledge”…..

I learned a lot from my 5th grade teacher about The history of the country and Va.—the good the bad and the ugly! I don’t deny anything. But the ones who were responsible are long gone and As I was taught, you worry about what you can control now. I learned to treat people with respect and show character or face my parents’ wrath. “Make-right”? Sounds like code for $$ (reparations). Spin it any way you want but I WILL NOT be held responsible nor be shamed for what happened 1-2-300 or more years ago!

billnonymous

Newshound, while you will not hold yourself responsible nor be shamed for what happened hundreds of years ago, noam has made it clear that his intention is to teach his children that is IS people like you who are to be shamed and held responsible. He will compromise his integrity to do so, (though he insists he will not) he knows the truths of our world, but he will, most assuredly, cherry pick the parts that fit his narrative and spoon feed that to his kids in an attempt to convince them that it is your fault and that you are to be shamed for it. It's not about actual truth, it's about "what he believes" to be truth.

billnonymous

noam, will you be teaching your kids that it was Republicans who formed and then fought to the death to give blacks their freedom and that it was Democrats who banded together to fight to the death to keep blacks enslaved? Will you be teaching them that is was Democrats who voted against giving blacks civil rights? Will you be teaching them that is was Democrats who voted against giving blacks the right to vote? You're all about teaching racial injustice and truth and fact, so I'm sure your answer is yes. "Accurate knowledge is essential" so I just know you won't "compromise your integrity", right? Yeah, sure. You will twist and cherry pick and lie by omission to achieve your brainwashing goals. Sadly, you won't even consider that to have "compromised your integrity."

Programmer

Noam, would you provide your verified source for the 200 million figure? Most estimates are a total of 50-100 million total population natives in the Americas, mostly in Central America prior to the 1600s.

bishopsboy

Dearest nopm, not true - I enjoyed all 8 years of my education and run rings around an liberal in an argument. [beam]

prodigalson

Liberal: Follower of Satan.

bishopsboy

Concise and dead on accurate, my friend.

prodigalson

Thank you Brother.

Wobbly

This is 2021 - not 1529. No parent worth their salt wants a puritan on a public school board. And no one wants to listen to a boorish and judgemental buffoon regurgitate FOX News and praises for dead racists at a school board meeting. It's a waste of time. Authoritarianism and glossolalia belong in a church basement - not in public policy discussions.

billnonymous

No parent worth their salt wants books containing verbal pornography in their school library. No parent worth their salt wants a sexually confused boy, wearing a skirt, using the same bathroom that their daughter is using. No parent worth their salt wants a school board that refuses to address the sexual assault of that girl, by that skirt wearing boy, in that girl’s bathroom.

No parent worth their salt wants to hear of sexual assaults by teachers in our local high schools, either. What was the real reason for the recent resignation by a teacher/coach from TAHS? The school's administration and the RCPS school board have been silent as to why he resigned. Why is their silence acceptable? Is there a coverup? Where are our local news organizations investigating this? The running joke among parents with kids in the RCPS system is that the P stands for pedophilia. But when you elect liberals and left leaning people to these boards, that is what you get. Those days are coming to an end, liberals are done infesting our school boards and spreading their immoral poison to our children.

Wobbly

What was the real reason for Matt Cross' resignation? I hear it has something to do with indoctrinating our children. Pharisees and hypocrites - the lot of you.

freeride

noam, crawl back under your rock...bigot!

newshound

As usual: we “hear” from a “stuck-up” liberal with no class and standards.

prodigalson

I agree with you Dan. Matt Cross is the right candidate for school board. He will be getting my vote.

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