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Saturday, September 15, 2018

NJ middle school teacher’s 9/11 lesson urges sympathy for ‘Osama’

Parents in Vernon, New Jersey are outraged over a local middle school teacher’s lesson on September 11, which skipped over the world’s worst terrorist attack and instead focused on the plight of an imaginary Muslim boy named Osama.

Ed O’Rourke, a former U.S. Marine, and his wife, Jodi, told the New Jersey Herald that their daughter’s sixth grade teacher at Glen Meadow Middle School assigned a story titled “My Name is Osama” for students to read on September 11, which his daughter described over dinner.

The Herald reports:
The story … tells a made-up account of an Iraqi immigrant boy named Osama who faces taunts of “terrorist” in school by several students who tell him his mother, who wears a hijab, has “a bag on her head.” After pushing back against his tormenters, the boy is suspended from school for fighting.

The story included no mention of the ideology behind those who carried out the 9/11 attacks, which O’Rourke said should have been a part of the class discussion as well.


Anonymous said...

Boy that POS teacher and principle would get a mouthful from me.

Anonymous said...

No sympathy for CIA payroll scum with ties to the Uncle George and the rest of the Bush clan

Anonymous said...

Bush clan??? While he may have been complicit, the plan had to have been orchestrated under Clinton, as it was less than one year after inauguration and plans took much longer than that. Bush knew what was taking place.

Anonymous said...

When the news broke about the attacks, Hillary Clinton muttered and was heard saying, "Why in the hell didn't this happen when Bill was in office, what a media coup".