We already knew Louie "Defensive Wounds" Gohmert was one of the most unhinged members of Congress. But we got an idea of just how unhinged he is earlier today, when David Barton had him as his guest on Wallbuilders Live. He called for an end to sex education because ... wait for it ... it's some kind of Communist plot! No, I'm not kidding--People for the American Way got a clip.
Let the kids be innocent. Let them dream. Let them play. Let them enjoy their life. You don't have to force this sexuality stuff into their life at such a point. It was never intended to be that way. They'll find out soon enough. And, in fact, ... mankind has existed for a pretty long time without anyone ever having to give a sex-ed lesson to anybody. And now we feel like, oh gosh, people are too stupid to unless we force them to sit and listen to instructions. It's just incredible.So it's somehow Communist to give kids vital health information? Seems to me that if Gohmert had his way, we'd have an awful lot of girls end up like Carrie--curled up in the shower thinking that they're bleeding to death.
And there is a natural law that parents should be involved in education, they should know about, they should be part of the training - that's a law of nature; Alan Keyes was just talking about it this weekend when we were together. That is such an important part of nature and yet that is the very thing that some of these liberals want to take away.
And it reminds me so much of the summer that I was an exchange student in the Soviet Union back in the Seventies and I was shocked when they were saying 'no, the children don't belong to parents, they belong to the state.' And if any parent said anything in front of their children negative about the wonderful Soviet Union, then we will take their children away and give them to somebody more deserving. And I just thought how horribly shocking that was, that of course parents were the ones who love the children, not the state. And I thought thank God that we don't have that in our country.
The whole show is worth a listen. Gohmert, Barton and David Green spend the hour wringing their hands at how the big, bad libruls are indoctrinating their kids. This coming from a guy who is perfectly fine with forcing kids to pray and making them learn the ahistorical line that we're a Christian nation. Pot, meet kettle.