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School District Officials Reportedly
Threatened Over Holocaust Assignment

CBS News (Los Angeles, CA), by Staff

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 5/5/2014 4:16:16 PM

School district officials in Rialto have received death threats in connection to a class assignment instructing students to debate the veracity of the Holocaust, according to reports Monday. Rialto Unified School District officials first responded last week to reports of the assignment, which asked students to compose a written debate over whether the Holocaust was “merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and gain.”The district initially defended the eighth-grade assignment – which was one part of an 18-piece essay – as an exercise to help students “evaluate the quality of evidence made by advocates or opponents of an issue.” Rialto

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According to the story, the school district´s superintendent is a fellow who goes by the name of Mohammed Z. Islam.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 5/5/2014 4:20:44 PM     (No. 9837484)

The ignorance is beyond appalling, not only did the Holocaust happen those who participated (being German) documented everything.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 5/5/2014 4:27:48 PM     (No. 9837492)

Utterly vacuous assignment as there is NO evidence that it didn´t happen! How then does a student "compare" evidence? I´ve had WAY more of this progressive dominance over true history than I can stand. If I had a child in that school, you would hear the explosion all the way to D.C.!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/5/2014 4:37:42 PM     (No. 9837508)

This is just beyond, beyond. I do not understand any parent keeping their child in this school. How in the world???

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 5/5/2014 4:39:39 PM     (No. 9837516)

But questioning what happened in 2012 at a compound in Benghazi is, dude, like two years ago.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 5/5/2014 4:58:45 PM     (No. 9837550)

I´ve taught Holocaust studies at the university level for many years before I retired. One comment I make to students in the face of those who claim the Holocaust never happened is to point out that defendants in the dock for war crimes used all kinds of excuses in defending themselves, from "I simply obeyed orders" to Julius Streicher´s claim he simply did what Martin Luther said should be done, but not one of them ever said, "What are you guys talking about? Nothing like that ever happened." Not one. Wouldn´t that be the default defense if, in fact, it never happened? They didn´t say that because they knew damn well the Holocaust was a reality. Such school assignments are truly malevolent.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Shimmer128, 5/5/2014 4:58:55 PM     (No. 9837551)

How about they debate the veracity of their dear ruler´s birth certificate????

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Reply 7 - Posted by: saryden, 5/5/2014 4:59:44 PM     (No. 9837554)

Sounds like UN Agenda 21- Common Core has arrived in that school district.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: web, 5/5/2014 5:03:04 PM     (No. 9837559)

Why doesn´t Mr. Islam have the students debate something a bit more factual, such as if Islam is actually a religion, or just a death cult?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 5/5/2014 5:07:53 PM     (No. 9837565)

They wanted to teach students to evaluate the truth of a matter by quizzing both sides of the issue and then debate it, right? So why start with the Holocaust, why not with the possibility that fraudulent voting is what got Obama elected to a second term? Or in the face of all the New evidence did PIAPS and the White House lie about Benghazi?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: KTWO, 5/5/2014 5:12:13 PM     (No. 9837567)

Very good comment #5. And a sound argument.

I won´t be surprised to hear that WW2 is a myth by the time I die. And I am not young.

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