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Christmas Banned at The University of Maine ( A Corporate Instrumentality of the State! )


This video ends with an announcement that it is not clear where the directive to  ban Christmas at The University of Maine comes from ( my phrasing)

§10903. State agency
The university shall be an instrumentality and agency of the State for the purpose for which it was established and for which it has been managed and maintained under Private and Special Law 1865, chapter 532, and related supplementary legislation. [1981, c. 693, §§ 5, 8 (NEW).]SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 693, §§5,8 (NEW).

The identity of the persons making this decision is kept under cover in this article and video. However the University of Maine is a corporate instrumentality of the state- as so deemed by the Maine legislature in 1981. In 1995 The Maine State Legislature granted itself jurisdiction over educational matters at the University of Maine and since at least 2002 there has been a minor in Marxist and Socialists Studies at the University of Maine. Marx was an atheist. The Communist regime in the Soviet Union confiscated religious property and ridiculed religion.

1995 Title 20-A: EDUCATION Part 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS Chapter 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS §10.Education Research Institute

1. Legislature to contract with university.  The Legislature, through the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education matters, shall contract with the University of Maine System to establish and maintain the institute.(emphasis mine)

A. The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education matters; [1995, c. 395, Pt. J, §1 (NEW).] (emphasis mine
ABOUT 2002 
Marxist & Socialist Studies Estanlished as a Minor At The University of Maine

InterdisciplinaryCurricula: Marxist and Socialist Studies
The Marxist and Socialist Studies curriculum encourages students to look at the world from a variety of Marxist and Socialist perspectives. Many departments offer approaches that have their foundation in the work of such economic theorists as Adam Smith and such political philosophers as Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. Such approaches seem to assume that capitalist values are “natural,” “according to human nature,” progressive, just, or simply the only way that rational people would view the world. Marxism and Socialist perspectives challenge such assumptions and judgments and such a world outlook.
All students who elect the Marxist and Socialist Studies curriculum should take PHI 342, Marxist Philosophy I: The Philosophy of Karl Marx, and at least three other courses from the “core courses” and two courses from the “elective courses.” In addition, these courses should be taken from at least three different disciplines.

In 2013 the Maine state legislature passed a statute affirming Maine's friendship with Communist China.

Beginning with this statement:

WHEREAS,  the United States and the Republic of China, known as Taiwan, share a most important relationship supported by our common values of freedom, democracy, rule of law and commitment to a free market economy; and…….

McDonnell said banned topics and questions of academic freedom were never an issue in USM's negotiations with Hanban, and the university made no agreements about topics that could not be discussed."Our (program) is really designed with our school of education to teach Chinese language, so we're not confronted with those issues," he said.Hanban, which provides the instructors and materials, also gave USM $150,000 in startup funds, and will provide about $100,000 a year to administer the institute, depending on the level of programming it offers, McDonnell said There is no cost to USM, which has struggled with deep budget cuts in recent years that have led to the elimination of some programs and instructors. Maine leaders laud wisdom of Confucius Institute PPH

However, as reported the identity of the persons making the decision to ban Christmas at the University of Maine is not made known. It just happens to be that the Maine state legislature holds a lot of power over the University of Maine and has a habit of trying to conceal its activities from the public !


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