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Posted on 12/19/2015 4:21:42 PM PST by don-o
A Breitbart News investigation reveals that mainstream media outlets incorrectly reported a key detail in the story of the 9th grade World Geography teacher in Virginia who sparked a national controversy over a "calligraphy lesson" that required students to hand copy the Arabic characters that comprise the shahada, the Islamic statement of faith.
According to news reports, the teacher said she "had not designed the assignment herself, but took it from a standard workbook on world religions."
That was how the News Leader, a Gannett daily newspaper headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, initially reported the story on Thursday. Gannett is the mainstream media giant that owns approximately 100 daily newspapers across the country, including such liberal stalwarts as the Des Moines Register, the Tennessean (Nashville), and the Courier-Journal (Louisville), as well as the national USA Today.
But when the News Leader updated the original story on Friday morning, teacher Cheryl LaPorte's "standard workbook" claim disappeared.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
I heard it on ABC radio news yesterday, how it was a “passage in Arabic,” as if it were something totally innocuous.
Assign those kids to copy John 3:16 and watch what happens.
Get your children out of the state schools.
But Breitbart, you have to effectively convert to Islamist first, in order that you will then understand how it is perfectly in line with state standards.
Weird lesson for a geography class.
Imagine the fireworks if they'd been required to write the words, "I accept Jesus Christ as my personal Lord and Savior."
Right after 9/11 in January 2002:
Unsolicited Packages From Saudi Embassy Trigger Scare in Vegas
LAS VEGAS - A Saudi Arabian mailer designed to educate
American schoolchildren about Islam instead triggered terrorist scares at three Las Vegas schools, officials said Friday.
A Saudi embassy official in Washington said the packages containing a videotape, a booklet and a book were sent to 5,000 randomly selected schools nationwide to promote tolerance and understanding.
‘We just hoped the schools would consider showing them to their students,’ said Sherry Cooper, secretary to Saudi Ambassador Prince Bandar bin Sultan in Washington, D.C.
Oops! Oh, silly me! I just happened to try to indoctrinate defenseless children — gosh! It was an accident!
A closer comparison would have been if they went through the complete sacrament of Baptism as a class assignment.
The liberal media will still be writing praises of Muslims while they are being led to the slaughterhouse as demanded by Sharia. Next will be the gays and lesbians, liberated women, and Hollywood actors.
A Gannett owned newspaper in the State of New York published an online map which included the names and addresses of pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland counties.
There are 8,000 active and retired NYPD officers currently living in Rockland County. LEO's were unhappy, "They have inmates coming up to them and telling them exactly where they live.
In a story published later headline read "Newspaper That Published The Names & Addresses of Gun Owners Hires Armed Guards"
Libtards like teacher Cheryl LaPorte, reporter Megan Williams and School Superintendent Eric Bond won’t begin to understand the destruction their simple minded political correctness has brought to America until their heads are being held down on the chopping block by their new muslim masters.
Thank you for very informative post on Muslim Sharia law.
This is the basic statement of the Islamic faith: anyone who cannot recite this wholeheartedly is not a Muslim.
When a Muslim recites this they proclaim:
That Allah is the only God, and that Muhammad is his prophet
That they personally accept this as true
That they will obey all the commitments of Islam in their life
The Shahadah is the first of the Five Pillars of Islam. Becoming a Muslim
Reciting this statement three times in front of witnesses is all that anyone need do to become a Muslim.
A Muslim is expected to recite this statement out loud, with total sincerity, fully understanding what it means.
I heard the school district “apology” on this; it was something like, “We’re sorry that some people in our district are so ignorant and uninformed that they made this an issue.” Jerks that are sorry they got caught!
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