Ihsan Bagby, a National Board Member of the controversial Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), stated, [i]“Ultimately we (Muslims) can never be full citizens of this country… because there is no way we can be fully committed to the institutions and ideologies of this country”, has gained access to our children via a state approved English textbook.
The textbook, “Elements in Literature” props up Professor Bagby as a cultural expert on Islam, whose talking points seem consistent with Ibrahim Hooper’s CAIR’s National Spokesman’s stated goal of using our education system to indoctrinate America’s youth.
[ii]“I wouldn’t want to create the impression that I wouldn’t like the government of the United States to be Islamic sometime in the future, but I’m not going to do anything violent to promote that. I’m going to do it through education.”
Islamic bias in public school textbooks has been well documented, two leading reports one by Citizens For National Security (CFNS) and the second by ACT! for America are of note. However, the methodology used in “Elements of Literature” is more disturbing in light of the ease in which students and frankly adult readers are compelled to buy the lies.
The CFNS report cites over 200 false or misleading excerpts in (27) twenty seven of Florida’s approved History and Social Studies textbooks, and ACT for America report, a product of an exhaustive two year study on (38) of the most prominent textbooks used nationwide obtaining similar findings.
A (5) year study by the Institute for Jewish and Community Research title “The Trouble with Textbooks: Distorting History and Religion.” revealed a consistent pattern which favored Islam at the expense of Judaism and Christianity. Some textbooks went as far as stating “Jesus was a Palestinian” rather than a Jewish Rabbi and that Muslim’s and not Christopher Columbus discovered America.
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