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Yet those same children will not be ready to engage in the debate or to preserve the America they should rightly be inheriting, because we aren’t following the simple advice issued by John Adams when our nation came into being:

“Children,” he said in a letter to his wife, Abigail, “should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.”

That’s simply not a task that can wait until the out years, and we’re running out of time to make up the deficit.

cMarybeth Hicks is the author of “Don’t Let the Kids Drink the Kool-Aid: Confronting the Left’s Assault on Our Families, Faith and Freedom.” Find her on the Web at marybethhicks.com.