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Fairfax, Virginia: Review Finds Slurs In '06 Saudi Texts
Washington Post ^ | 7/15/08 | J. Markon & B. Hubbard

Posted on 07/15/2008 6:01:16 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD

By Jerry Markon and Ben Hubbard Washington Post Staff Writers Tuesday, July 15, 2008; Page B01 A Saudi-funded academy in Fairfax County used textbooks as recently as 2006 that compared Jews and Christians to apes and pigs, told eighth-graders that these groups are "the enemies of the believers" and diagrammed for high school students where to cut off the hands and feet of thieves, a Washington Post review of the books has found. Saudi officials acknowledged that the textbooks used at the Islamic Saudi Academy had contained inflammatory material since at least the mid-1990s but said they ordered revisions in 2006. School administrators said that they have been scrambling to change the texts and that all potentially offensive passages will be gone by the coming academic year. But, they said, teachers have always been told to avoid inflammatory material in the classroom. A sampling of 2006-07 Islamic studies textbooks showed that much of the controversial material had been removed. At least one book still contained passages that extolled jihad and martyrdom, called for victory over one's enemies and said the killing of adulterers and apostates was "justified." The academy, founded in 1984, has about 1,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 and is separated into boys' and girls' schools. It is the only Saudi-funded school in the United States. About 70 percent of the academy's students are U.S. citizens drawn from the region's Muslim communities. About a quarter are Saudi.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; apes; christians; education; fairfax; fairfaxcounty; globaljihad; isa; islam; islamicsaudiacademy; jewish; jihadinamerica; mohammedanism; muslims; muslimstudents; pigs; saudiacademy; terrorism; textbooks; virginia; wot
WOW! WOW! WOW!

.... and the most amazing thing is that this article appeared in today's Washington Post!

1 posted on 07/15/2008 6:01:16 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Austin Hill is talking about this now.


2 posted on 07/15/2008 6:09:35 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

islam is a viral infection of the soul that causes delusions of adequacy. It was founded by a drunken pedophile for the purpose of worshiping a stone moon deity


3 posted on 07/15/2008 6:10:26 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

My favorite part of this story was when, after reading how the textbooks describe the best way to cut off the hands and feet of thieves, the spokesperson for Fairfax County said, “We’re not capable of determining whether textbooks contain language that promotes violence.” That had me hooting with laughter this morning on the Metro. Gee, I wonder how much money the sponsors/supporters of this school gave Gerald Connolly and other members of the Faixfax County Board of Supervisors for their political campaigns? These people should all be sent packing back to their ancestral hell holes.


4 posted on 07/15/2008 6:12:12 PM PDT by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I had an opportunity to see some of these books at the American Enterprise Institute back in '06. I snapped a couple of cell phone pics:


5 posted on 07/15/2008 6:13:23 PM PDT by Nick Danger (www.swiftvets.com)
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To: Perdogg

Listening to Austin right now too.... he’s awesome!


6 posted on 07/15/2008 6:13:24 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

And yet if we called Muslims dogs or pigs, CAIR and the FBI would count it as a hate-crime.


7 posted on 07/15/2008 6:13:44 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: 3AngelaD

Gerry Connolly is a virus infection.


8 posted on 07/15/2008 6:13:49 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: All

If this was a Christian textbook that said these things...they would shut the school down that used it

There is so much political correctness for Islam...all the way up to the President (and it shows in Iraq, Afghanistan). We will never win the War on Terror until we start to be honest about Islam...and until we realize that terrorist problem is based on Islam


9 posted on 07/15/2008 6:16:16 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (McObama....Over 300 Million Screwed)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I used to attend this school (located on Popes Head Road), and there was nothing in the textbooks that could be considered anti-jew or anti-christian.

Of course, when I attended that school, it was known as Fairfax Christian School, and the principal, Robert Thoburn, was a big Republican. The Saudis paid him a handsome sum for the school, so he sold it. It was actually a for-profit private school when I went there.

I guess the Saudis changed the curriculum.

10 posted on 07/15/2008 6:16:30 PM PDT by Koblenz (The Dem Platform, condensed: 1. Tax and Spend. 2. Cut and Run. 3. Man on Man)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

“Gerry Connolly is a virus infection.”

Yeah and he’s likely gonna be my next Congresscritter ... how much more can Fairfax decline ? We’re gonna need PW county to pull us out.


11 posted on 07/15/2008 6:22:37 PM PDT by EDINVA ("If ...Obama doesn't win ... you can kiss the Democratic Party goodbye" R Redford 7-11-08)
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To: Koblenz

The Islamic Saudi Academy is in the old Mt Vernon High School on Rt 1 below Alexandria.


12 posted on 07/15/2008 6:24:26 PM PDT by EDINVA ("If ...Obama doesn't win ... you can kiss the Democratic Party goodbye" R Redford 7-11-08)
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To: muir_redwoods

Mohammed (MHBH) was a bandit chieftain attempting to stitch together a religion ideally suited for ruling increasingly large aglomerations of bandit tribes. There’s really nothing more to it.


13 posted on 07/15/2008 6:27:56 PM PDT by wendy1946
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

We’ve been hearing about this for years now. What will it take to close this damned school?


14 posted on 07/15/2008 6:29:16 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813
We’ve been hearing about this for years now. What will it take to close this damned school?

How about a MOAB?

15 posted on 07/15/2008 7:22:40 PM PDT by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: Charlespg

Pardon my ignorance, what is MOAB?


16 posted on 07/15/2008 7:46:03 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

daisy cutter


17 posted on 07/15/2008 7:51:02 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: mamelukesabre

Oh, I LOVE daisy cutters! Thanks!


18 posted on 07/15/2008 7:58:17 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Obviously that person’s comment about the MOAB was meant for AFTER school. No one here would suggest bombing little kids.


19 posted on 07/15/2008 8:02:54 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
that compared Jews and Christians to apes and pigs, told eighth-graders that these groups are "the enemies of the believers" and diagrammed for high school students where to cut off the hands and feet of thieves

I wonder if they would have liked my wildboarjihaditurducken recipe for their home economics class?

20 posted on 07/15/2008 8:05:16 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: mamelukesabre

I was being sarcastic


21 posted on 07/15/2008 8:09:33 PM PDT by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

mother of all bombs


22 posted on 07/15/2008 8:21:39 PM PDT by freespirited (Never vote for a man who gets his nails done.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

btt


23 posted on 07/16/2008 12:12:23 AM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: 3AngelaD
Yes, and we all know that guns commit murder. So we must ban the guns.

It is not the weapons, Fairfax County. It is how people are taught to use them.

24 posted on 07/16/2008 2:56:45 AM PDT by EBH ( ... the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. --Alculin c.735-804)
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To: Charlespg

Indeed your words couldn’t be used to incite violence against the school, at least according to the Fairfax County spokesperson.


25 posted on 07/16/2008 2:59:20 AM PDT by EBH ( ... the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. --Alculin c.735-804)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I have to laugh at this, because public schools are PC to the nth degree, and here we have a madrassa slandering other religions in the most clear and obscene language.

Does anyone doubt that these Muslim holy men are bigots?


26 posted on 07/16/2008 6:41:49 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: 3AngelaD

While you’re at it, send the Board of Supervisors packing, too.


27 posted on 07/16/2008 6:42:42 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: EDINVA
The Islamic Saudi Academy is in the old Mt Vernon High School on Rt 1 below Alexandria.

Yeah, I saw that. ISA bought Fairfax Christian School, and that's where they have Kindergarten and 1st grade now. I had already transfered out of FCS, but I lived nearby. All ISA was at that campus on Popes Head Road, but then sometime later they bought the Alexandria campus as well...

28 posted on 07/16/2008 7:31:04 AM PDT by Koblenz (The Dem Platform, condensed: 1. Tax and Spend. 2. Cut and Run. 3. Man on Man)
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To: Koblenz

I can’t now remember the exact details, but I DO remember Mr. Thornburg (?) got raked over the coals by the powers-that-be in Fairfax when he was opening that Christian school .... nothing like their deferential treatment of ISA. Who’d bet the Saudi’s not only paid big bux for the Popes Head Road property, but pays well above the going rate to use the old Mt. Vernon HS. (apparently that’s leased annually, subject to county approval).

I am so disgusted with Fairfax County these days and now it looks like Connolly will replace Tom Davis who got at least mixed reviews.


29 posted on 07/16/2008 1:50:36 PM PDT by EDINVA ("If ...Obama doesn't win ... you can kiss the Democratic Party goodbye" R Redford 7-11-08)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

30 posted on 07/17/2008 9:57:27 AM PDT by doug from upland (8 million views of HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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