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Teacher Tells Students to Call 9-11 Hijackers “Freedom Fighters”

DaleHogue Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 8:05 AM
I don't blame the teacher as much as I blame the school board of that school district. As a high school teacher, I taught my assigned subjects the content with the material supplied to me by the district. However, I let it be known to my students when I disagreed with this material's content. After a short number of years, I determined what I would teach my students, how I would teach my students and when I would teach my students the subject matter in question. Yes, I was taking on the responsibility of determining what the material would include and how that material would or should be taught. As far as I could determine, the student's were not harmed in any way by my decision to be responsible for how my class was to be taught.
wiseone Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 9:30 AM
Did the school board instruct the teacher to ignore his students right to free speech? You can't tell another person they have to call these pukes "freedom fighter" instead of "terrorists" or "suicide bombers".

It's like I tell my liberal acquaintances who think the economy is doing well because they still have their jobs, it's too easy to be 'forgiving' and 'open-minded' about these pukes when none of the victims were your spouse, your sibling, your parent, your child, or your friend.

It's too easy to be a politically correct, philosophical snob when nothing bad has happened in your own little world.

An Advanced Placement World Geography teacher at a Texas high school who encouraged students to dress in Islamic clothing also instructed them to refer to the 9-11 hijackers not as terrorists – but as “freedom fighters,” according to students who were in the class.

Students at Lumberton High School were also told to stop referring to the Holocaust as Genocide – instead they were told to use the term “ethnic cleansing.”

John Valastro, the superintendent of the Lumberton Independent School District, tells me that the teacher did absolutely nothing wrong.

“What is more dangerous – fear and ignorance or education and...