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Watch This Video Before It is Deleted: Betsy DeVos, Religious Extremist:; by Diane Ravitch

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'This video lasts for several minutes. Don't stop watching at pauses. It is likely to be deleted soon. Betsy and Dick DeVos funded the Student Statesmanship Institute in Michigan, which literally indoctrinates young students into what it considers a 'Biblical world view.'  Listen to the leader praise Lenin, Hitler, and Stalin for their ability to brainwash the young. Watch the students chant their allegiance. Hear the leader express the hope that the young people indoctrinated into Biblical values will one day fill the Michigan legislature, both chambers. Do not be fooled. DeVos and her family are funders and patrons of the Religious Right. They are intolerant. Did she defend federal protection of the rights of transgender students? I doubt it. The students in this video are taught certainty, not respect for the views of those who are different.' 

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