It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Thursday, August 30, 2007

More Public School Nightmares

Illinois School District 126, covering Alsip, Hazelgreen and Oak Lawn, has defended its choice to assign summer reading to 12- and 13-year-olds that is replete with harsh profanity and references to teen sex (even teen sex with adults).

Prairie Junior High School’s required reading list for rising 8th graders gave children six books to choose from over the summer. Parents have complained that three of the six books contain adult content which is highly age-inappropriate. Those complaints, however, have fallen on deaf ears....

read full story here

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Good Lord, it just keeps getting worse. Let's go through the list of why Christian parents should NEVER send their kids to a public school....

1.) Poor education standards
2.) Excessive Violence
3.) Excessive Drugs
4.) Increasing Gang activity
5.) Occasional Massacres (think Columbine High School)
6.) Excessive child molestation (children are over 100 times more likely to be molested in a public school than a Catholic Church).
7.) Liberal indoctrination against God and traditional values
8.) No prayer allowed
9.) Control freak school administrators (who think they know better than you on what's best for your child)
10.) Teachers who have no problem exposing your kids to literary pornography and smut novels

Need I go on?