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Most States Approve and Fund Microsoft Indoctrination

Posted in America, Deception, Marketing, Microsoft at 2:05 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: Oregon, Utah, New Jersey, Minnesota, Ohio, West Virginia, Florida, Alabama, D.C., and Arkansa are the latest states to support brainwashing by a convicted monopolist

IN the previous post we emphasised that Bill Gates had liaised with US politicians in order to gain greater control over US schools. This week we have many new examples of “American EDGI” [1, 2, 3], which received coverage full of euphemisms to make the abuses seem like a “gift”. Microsoft has already brought this scam to over half of the United States (“Now in 32 States and DC,” brags Microsoft in its pet publication, “R&D”), where governors are essentially colluding with Microsoft to brainwash the public for Microsoft’s benefit. They use the same tactics in schools, turning a public system into a private factory for future clients of Microsoft.

Last week we saw many victims, starting with Oregon (more coverage in [1, 2]).

Microsoft will provide nearly 17,000 training vouchers to Oregon to help unemployed people learn the company’s software, the state said today.

Utah is another new victim (more coverage in [1, 2, 3, 4]. They market Microsoft indoctrination as a route to “reduce unemployment and strengthen the economy”. It smells as though it was passed on by PR agencies to local news agencies which merely printed it. Appalling coverage.

Bridgerland Applied Technology College is serving as a distribution site for free e-learning vouchers available through a partnership between Utah and Microsoft.

So far, 32 states have signed on to the software giant’s Elevate America program, which is designed to reduce unemployment and strengthen the economy.

New Jersey is another new victim (a pretty major one) and so is Minnesota (more coverage here)

Minnesota is among states teaming up with Microsoft to offer free computer-skills training.

It’s not free. There are hidden costs that are very high.

Ohio is also a victim.

Ohio will receive 60,000 vouchers through a partnership with Microsoft Corp. for free online technology training.

Vouchers for what exactly? Bandwidth that’s used for Microsoft brainwash?

West Virginia is a most major victim and this got a lot of coverage last week [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]. They really drop the bomb, so to speak. Microsoft agents find that better than competing. Their innovation is going into the back room, finding corruptible politicians, and convincing them to sell out their voters, marketing this sellout using euphemisms in the cheap local press.

Florida has not escaped the same type of scam. There is a press release from accomplices and prominent coverage.

Workforce Connection, Workforce Florida Inc., the Agency for Workforce Innovation and Microsoft are working together to provide free technology training to individuals. Microsoft is donating to the state of Florida 35,000 vouchers for no-cost, online technology training and certification through the state’s 24 Regional Workforce Boards.

More in [1, 2, 3, 4, 5].

The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Wednesday that it will work with Microsoft in a public-private partnership to provide free technology training.

Alabama too.

The ‘Elevate America’ euphemism has come to D.C.:

The District is joining Microsoft Corp. in a public-private partnership to provide free technology training to more than 10,000 D.C. residents.

Arkansa too.

California's sellout was mentioned here before (it happened in March) and here it is again in the news:

Microsoft is offering free technology training and certification through a partnership with the State of California and the San Bernardino Employment and Training Agency. California has received 166,500 vouchers to allow the public to take advantage of this on-line training opportunity.

It starts with a few states and like a plague it quickly spreads. It makes those who don’t sell out the minority and nobody escapes. This whole “Computer Training” that we find elsewhere is indoctrination for Microsoft’s benefit. Microsoft is not “Computer” and neither is Windows.

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