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Study: There’s nothing to fear from Radical Islam. Really?

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If researchers at Arizona State University are to be believed, Americans (and the rest of the world), have completely misunderstood the mission of radical Muslim groups like al Qaeda and al Shabaab. Apparently, these robed, rocket-launcher wielding foot-soldiers are not particularly concerned with global domination. Nope, their real goal is to protect and preserve their culture from Western influence. In other words, these “artists formerly known as terrorists” are patriotic, not parochial.
In what can only be described as academic double-speak, these ASU academics have determined that even though the Koran encourages and commends its followers to global jihad in submission to Allah (after all, Islam means “submit”), “radical” and “extremist” sects of Islam (as they are called by the media) do not refer to or interpret their holy writings in this way. In fact, the researchers were “surprised” by the lack of references in al Qaeda and al Shabaab writings to the “Verse of Swords,” or Sura 9:5, which reads: “When the sacred months have passed away, then slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them captives and besiege them and lie in wait for them in every ambush, then if they repent and keep up prayer and pay the poor-rate, leave their way free to them; surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.”
Notice that the study does not try to hide the fact that the Koran does indeed teach jihad; its primary point of discussion is that radical groups that appear to take the Koran seriously don’t bother quoting the violent verses in their own writings. And this proves what exactly? Christians who take the Bible seriously don’t quote John 3:16 in all of their writings either. Does this mean that they don’t believe it, live by it, and hold it very near and dear? Of course not. If this is what passes for academic research in 2012, I’m going to apply for a grant.
A deeper point must be made regarding this politically correct approach to “radical” Islam. One of the primary reasons why these types of Islamic groups are labeled as “extreme” or “radical” is because they are not willing to comport with modern sensibilities of what constitutes acceptable social behavior in the 21st century. Radical Muslims are truly “anti-social.” In fact, the media labels Radical Muslims as “radical” for the simple reason that they take their seventh century book seriously and live accordingly. Now we are being told that this isn’t the case, and that what these Radical Muslims are really thinking about are “themes of victimization, dishonor and retribution.” Really? And just what does the victimized, dishonored, and retributive individual think of those who victimized and dishonored him? Are we really to think that he is preparing a dinner table for peace talks or that he is only trying to protect his Islamic culture of interpretive dance and fashion design, despite what his holy book tells him to do to them? Obviously not; their actions say otherwise.
The media has gotten this one right: Radical Islam (which is nothing more than consistent Islam) IS a threat. Its adherents do want to eliminate (or convert, there’s always that option) the infidel. And they want to do this because they have been told to do it by their prophet, who claimed to have learned it from Allah. If Radical Muslims aren’t really concerned with what the Koran actually teaches, then, in reality, they are no more “radical” or “extreme” than the majority of “non-radical” Muslims around the world who have no clue what Koran says. The majority of Muslims (just like the majority of Christians) have never read their holy book and have the same amount of knowledge of what’s in it as the average “infidel.” And even though it appears to be all the same to these ASU researchers, I would much rather have the ignorant Muslim living in my neighborhood than the radical one who doesn’t often quote violent verses from the Koran in his writings of victimization and manifestos of retribution. I suppose that makes me a radical.
Source: “How Islamist Extremists Quote the Qur’an”

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California High School Teacher Admits Teaching Students that Trump is a ‘Fascist’

Another public high school teacher has admitted teaching her students that Trump and Republicans are “fascists” who kill people for money.

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Another public high school teacher has admitted teaching her students that Trump and Republicans are “fascists” who kill people for money.

In dozens of tweets uncovered by Twitter users and publicized by Gateway Pundit, teacher Lora Yorch is seen claiming that Trump’s election is worse than the terror attacks on 9/11, that any of her students who support Trump are unintelligent, and that Republicans represent “the worst” of America.

Worse, Yorch is a government and economics teacher at the Whittier Union High School District in Whittier, California, so she is exactly in a position where her mental disorder can affect students in the worst way possible.

Yorch routinely launches personal attacks on her students. In one attack, for instance, she calls Hispanic students idiots, and troublemakers if they in any way disagree with her political bile.

This unhinged, hate-filled woman also attacks Fox News in her classroom, saying it is not a news outlet.

In yet another tweet, Yorch said she agreed with those who want President Trump assassinated.

Internet sleuths have ferreted out a bevy of semi-anonymous social media accounts that Yorch disgorges her hate upon. The accounts all feature the same photos of herself, her dog, or others she is associated with.

Take a look as some of the vitriol this ignoramus liberal admits to telling her kids:

These are only a few of the posts dug up from his cretin. Go to Gateway Pundit to see even more.

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Rhode Island Teacher Pleads for Someone with Coronavirus to Infect Trump

A hate-filled teacher in Rhode Island raised eyebrows by posting her wish that someone who has the coronavirus would cough on Trump.

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A hate-filled liberal teacher in Rhode Island raised eyebrows last weekend by posting her wish that someone who has the coronavirus would cough on Trump and infect and kill him.

The teacher, Aimee Bednarz, an ELL teacher at Villa Nova Middle School in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, jumped to Twitter over the weekend to offer a cash bounty for someone with COVID-19 to “cough on Trump.”

A screenshot of her tweet was quickly made because everyone just knew she’d try to delete it later:

Is this the sort of hate we want our children exposed to every day in school?

On Monday, Bednarz was still listed as a sixth-grade teacher on the Villa Nova website:

According to her LinkedIn page, the woman has worked in schools in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

According to another report, this is not the first time Bednarz has stirred controversy.

Apparently, this arrogant facist does not like it when parents dare to get involved in the school lives of their own children.

This is the kind of cretin who is all too often seen infesting our public schools.

UPDATE

This teacher has resigned from her position with the schools.

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University of Chicago Lies About ‘Tolerance,” Allows Horrible Attacks on Conservative Woman

The University of Chicago stood idly by as a conservative woman became to target of brutal left-wing hatred for saying she opposed socialism.

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The University of Chicago stood idly by as a conservative woman became the target of brutal left-wing hatred for saying she opposed socialism, despite the administration’s claims that it supports “intellectual diversity.”

Not long ago, the University of Chicago’s President, Robert Zimmer, piously proclaimed that his campus will not bow to the armies of political correctness, nor President Trump’s meddling with campus speech because his school was a forum for free expression.

“Any recognized student group, faculty group, university department or individual faculty member can invite a speaker to campus. We recognize that there will be debate and disagreement over this event; as part of our commitment to free expression, the university supports the ability of protesters and invited speakers to express a wide range of views,” he exclaimed last year.

Well, some might have imagined that Zimmer was striking a blow for free expression, left, right, and center.

But it turns out, Zimmer is a liar. His campus is like so many others in our system of miseducation, so filled with anti-American extremism. Barely a year has passed since Zimmer’s lie-filled proclamation when a student found herself nearly hounded off the campus because she dared to make an entirely mild statement that leans conservative.

Evita Duffy, the daughter of former Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy, is in her second year of college at UofC, and she decided to join a leftist student project called the whiteboard challenge. The challenge asked students to hold a whiteboard upon which they were to write the reason they intend to vote in the coming primaries and the 2020 general election.

Duffy’s whiteboard, though, sported a decidedly conservative message. It read, “I vote because the Coronavirus won’t destroy America, but socialism will.”

As soon as a photo showing Duffy holding the message got around campus, though, she was frighteningly attacked by students and faculty over her entirely mild, wholly American message.

In an op ed at the school’s Chicago Maroon paper, Duffy wrote, ”

“I hoped my white board message might even encourage a lively and robust debate on economics,” Duffy wrote.

“However, I was naïvely unprepared for the onslaught of online hate and threats of violence I received,” she added.

Fellow students attacked my character, my intellect, my family, my appearance, and even threatened me with physical violence, using foul and offensive language. I was called a racist and a xenophobe. Some compared me to animals. Others declared that they would personally stop me from voting, and many defended the personal attacks, saying I deserved to be bullied and that I don’t belong at the University of Chicago on account of my beliefs. I was told by many that I was the most hated person on campus. It was frightening. It was also hurtful, since some of the attacks came from people I considered friends.

The school has done precisely nothing about this other than to wag a finger at those violating Duffy’s rights. Meanwhile, the campus fascist liberals continue their daily attacks unabated on this woman.

Duffy’s plight caught the eye of a lot of conservatives on the national scene, though:

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Kentucky High School Dumps Locker Room Bible Verse After Threats of Atheist Lawsuit

A Kentucky high school has painted over a Bible verse that was on a locker room wall for fear of a lawsuit by Christian-hating atheists.

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A Kentucky high school has painted over a Bible verse that was on a locker room wall for fear of a lawsuit by Christian-hating atheists.

The Christian-hating Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent an attack letter to Letcher County Public Schools in Whitesburg, Ky., demanding that the inspirational verse be removed from the walls.

The Christian-haters told the school that verse “violates the Constitution” by displaying “religious symbols or messages.”

This, any half-informed American understands, is poppycock. The Constitution says freedom OF religion, not “from” religion.

According to Fox News:

Bold letters on the wall of the Letcher County Central High School athletic locker room said: “But the Lord is with me like a Mighty Warrior,” with attribution to Jeremiah 20:11. But in February, school officials removed it.

The school also dumped a bulletin board message displayed in Fleming Neon Middle School that said, “Jesus is my savior You can’t scare me!” and a prayer for children on the Martha Jane Potter Elementary School’s Facebook page at the beginning of the school year.

The message read:

“Dear God, Thank you for the gift of education in every form. As our children prepare to start a new year may confidence be their foundation, may grace be their guide and may hope be their compass toward a bright future. I pray they would have eyes to see the needs of those around them and a heart to love well. May they face each day with positivity knowing that no matter what comes their way, they do not have to face it alone. Amen.”

“The bulletin board has been replaced, the Facebook post has been removed, and the locker room has been repainted,” Superintendent Denise Yonts wrote in a February letter to the FFRF.

The move was just another idiotic move by another school unwilling to stand up for America.

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Maryland High School Teaches Kids Trump is Like Nazis and Communists

A public school in Maryland has sparked a backlash for claims that Donald Trump is no different than the communists and murderous Nazis.

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A public school in Maryland has sparked a backlash for a “history” lesson that claims Donald Trump’s presidency is no different than the oppressive communists and murderous Nazis.

Parents were up in arms over a slide shown in an Advanced Placement history lesson at Loch Raven High School that shows Trump above a caption reading, “Wants to round up a group of people and build a giant wall.” Underneath that are the logos of the Nazi and Communist regimes with the words “Been there, done that.”

Yet another caption reads, “Oh, that is why it sounds so familiar,” the Baltimore Sun reported.

Maryland Delegate Kathy Szeliga posted an image of the slide on Facebook, and also distributed copies of the slide to fellow Baltimore County members of the House of Delegates.

“This propaganda was used in an AP history class at Loch Raven High,” Szeliga exclaimed. “Educational malfeasance of the highest degree.”

This propaganda was used in an AP history class at Loch Raven High. Educational malfeasance of the highest degree.What…

Posted by Kathy Szeliga on Friday, February 21, 2020

Szeliga added that the school district’s response to the controversy has been “wholly unacceptable.”

The Baltimore County Public Schools issued a statement excusing the slide away:

The slide was used as part of a lesson in an AP History course. The topics being discussed included World Wars and the attempts by some leaders to limit, or prevent migration, into certain countries. In isolation and out of context with the lesson, the image could be misunderstood. In our Advanced Placement (AP) classes, which are college level courses, we expect and encourage analysis and discussion around historical and current events even if they are considered controversial. This lesson was not intended to make a political statement. If a student has concerns when discussing a controversial issue, schools have the tools to address the concern and support the student.

Szeliga was not the only lawmaker incensed by the slide.

Baltimore County Councilman Wade Kach called the statement and the slide “a piece of propaganda.”

“I think it is inappropriate in a high school to have something like that that is so controversial,” Kach added. “I think to in any way try to draw a comparison to the president and the communists or the Nazis” isn’t right, he added

The lessons are written by the individual teachers, the district noted, so this particular plan is the brainchild of an extremist, left-winger posing as a teacher.

The district, though, would not say anything more, only noting that the incident will be “appropriately addressed” with the teacher.

Szeliga is right. This is wholly unacceptable.

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Parents Outraged After Teacher’s Lesson Compares Trump To Nazism And Communism

Leftist ideology has flooded into High Schools, as well as most Universities here in America!

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Fox 45 Baltimore is reporting on the developing controversy after a highschool teacher’s lesson slide compared President Donald Trump to Nazism and Communism.

The slide showed President Donald Trump along with images of a swastika and hammer-and-sickle.

The school system said Wednesday that the slide was “not intended to make a political statement” but was part of a lesson that included “World Wars and the attempts by some leaders throughout history to limit or prevent migration into certain countries.”

Today, they added: “The referenced slide was not part of [AP curriculum resources]… Importantly, the image was not intended to make a political statement but was used in the context of teaching skills needed for analysis, discussion, and media literacy… This issue now also includes a personnel matter, which will be appropriately addressed by the school administration and is not subject to further clarification.”

Here is the full statement by BCPS spokesperson Charles Herndon:

“The slide was used as part of a lesson in an Advanced Placement (AP) History course. Standards for Advanced Placement curricula are written and approved by the College Board. Baltimore County Public Schools provides a scope and sequence, framework, and suggested resources to meet the expectation of the standards. The referenced slide was not part of those resources. The topics being discussed in the class included World Wars and the attempts by some leaders throughout history to limit or prevent migration into certain countries. In isolation and out of context with the lesson, the image could be misunderstood. Importantly, the image was not intended to make a political statement but was used in the context of teaching skills needed for analysis, discussion, and media literacy. In our AP classes, which are college level courses, we expect and encourage analysis and discussion around historical and current events, even if they are considered controversial. If a student has concerns when discussing a controversial issue, schools have the tools to address the concern and support the student.”

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WATCH: Black University Student Tells Whites to Get Out of ‘Multicultural Center’ at UVA

Video of a black female student at the University of Virginia raised eyebrows when she was heard saying there were “too many white people” at the school.

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Video of a black female student at the University of Virginia raised eyebrows yesterday when she was heard railing about how there were “too many white people” at the school’s “multicultural center.”

How tolerant and multicultural of her, huh?

This ignoramus is heard saying, “Public service announcement! Excuse me! If ya’ll didn’t know, this is the MSC (Multicultural Student Center) and frankly there’s [sic] just too many white people in here and this is a space for people of color,” she said.

“So just be really cognizant of the space that you’re taking up because it does make some of us POCs (people of color) uncomfortable when we see too many white people in here,” this hater adds.

“It’s only been open for four days,” she said of the idiotic center, “and frankly there’s the whole university for a lot of ya’ll to be at. And there’s very few spaces for us to be at.”

“So, keep that in mind. Thank you,” the student concluded to the applause of the mind-numbed fools she was addressing.

The video, though, made its way online thanks to the conservative group Young America’s Foundation (YAF) and quickly went viral.

“Leftists at the University of Virginia are dictating who is and who isn’t allowed in the new Multicultural Student Center,” YAF said of the video. “This kind of racist intolerance is NOT multicultural.”

After the video went viral, the school tried to defuse the situation with university spokesman Brian Coy saying, “I believe deeply that we need to build a community that is not just diverse, but also inclusive.”

The school added via Twitter:

“UVA this month introduced four new and expanded student centers in Newcomb Hall. Since the opening, some questions have been raised regarding the scope or inclusivity of these centers and their missions.”

“In order to foster the diversity of experience and ideas that make UVA a great and good place to study and work, these centers are open to all members of the University community,” a statement from UVA said. “They complement existing student-focused spaces such as the 1515 Building on the Corner, opened in March 2017, and Ern Commons in the Alderman Road residential area, opened in March 2012.”

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