Silence Kills: Your Kid Could Be Next
Publication Date: 2009-11-05
This bit is based on "First they came for the communists. . . next the Jews. . .", attributed to Pastor Martin Niemoller and referring to the complicity of people who didn't speak up against evil during the Nazi reign of terror. Pastor Niemoller also declared that he "would rather burn his church to the ground, than to preach the Nazi trinity of "race, blood, and soil."
First they denied high school diplomas to kids who are poor and go to ill-equipped schools staffed with substitute teachers; I didn't speak up because my child goes to a beautiful school.
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