Can you imagine sitting in your high school homeroom class and when the time comes for the Pledge of Allegiance to be read over the loudspeaker, it is read in Arabic? Imagine if your father or brother had died or was wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan? I literally think I would throw up, and I would seriously wonder what country I was in, because this could not be the United States of America.
Well, this is what just happened at Pine Bush High School in New York.
The Times Herald-Record reports today:
An effort to celebrate national Foreign Language Week by reading the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic Wednesday has polarized Pine Bush High School into angry factions.
The morning’s regularly scheduled announcements included the Arabic reading of the pledge. According to students, the announcement was greeted by catcalls and angry denunciations in classrooms throughout the school by students who felt the reading was inappropriate.
An even bigger problem is the school administrators who thought such a thing might be a good idea. More and more evidence is coming out of our public school system of administrators pushing an anti-American, change we can believe in, Leftist agenda.
The reading became the subject of angry talk throughout the school and a cascade of tweets both from students who criticized the reading and those who supported it.
The controversy has “divided the school in half,” according to school Superintendent Joan Carbone. She described the reading as “something that was supposed to be good but turned out not to be.”
Early Wednesday afternoon, high school Principal Aaron Hopmayer made a building-wide announcement explaining the reading’s context and apologizing to students who took offense.
I am so tired of liberals trying to “change” America. This battle needs to be fought at every turn. I currently live in Blue State America and see this type of thing every day. It truly is depressing and enraging at the same time.
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