Tea party group offers summer camp - St. Petersburg Times The organization, which falls under the tea party umbrella, hopes to introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to principles that include "America is good," "I believe in God," and "I work hard for what I have and I will share it with who I want to. Government cannot force me to be charitable." <snip> Tampa Liberty is modeled after vacation Bible schools, which use fun, hands-on activities to deliver Christian messages <snip> Children will blow bubbles from a single container of soapy solution, and then pop each other's bubbles with squirt guns in an arrangement that mimics socialism. They are to count how many bubbles they pop <snip> "We definitely teach the Constitution, especially during Constitution Week," said Linda Cobbe, a school district spokeswoman. She said the district would need to make sure the organization does not have a political agenda, and that they would need to be approved by SERVE, a nonprofit agency that clears volunteers in the schools. harmless you say? being modeled after the religmo camps, which are simply Gitmo for kiddies > July/August 2011 Mother Jones Magazine | Fallen From Grace Joyces article rips the scab off the festering wound of Independent Fundamentalist Baptist group homes. She rightly details the history of these homes starting with Lester Roloff all the way to the present hour. Two of the regular commenters on this blog, Cat Givens, and Teresa Frye and mentioned in the article. I want to commend them for their boldness and courage. I am proud of their unwillingness to be silenced. Joyces article adds confirmation and depth to the recent 20/20 expose on this subject. I want to express my gratitude to Kathryn Joyce for her willingness to tackle this subject. I am sure it was not easy trying to verify the facts of the story. After all, the people who operates these types of Christian group homes are experts in hiding the truth. When Jack Hyles defended his involvement in a sex scandal many years ago he said if you didnt see it, it didnt happen. The group homes mentioned by Joyce live by this principle.. If it cant be proved it didnt happen.