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

Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 8:14 AM
Never seen any such kind of class from the Geography teachers in the Social Studies Department where I teach in Texas (and I'm in the Social Studies Department).
wiseone Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 9:25 AM
I'm glad there aren't any liberal a s s h o l e s in your department.
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 9:38 AM
There are, but they follow the District Curriculum and the TEKS, etc.

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...