Boston High School Trades Pledge of Allegiance for Muslim Anti-American Poem


9-11-01

The left never changes. It’s a toxic moral rot. It isn’t even capable of comprehending its own awfulness. It marches on with no trace of decency, only the arrogant self-assurance of those who insist that they know better because of some imaginary humanitarian moral superiority.

This is the left in all its toxic glory.

On Wednesday, the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, the principal at Concord-Carlisle High School in the suburbs of Boston read a Muslim poem to the entire school instead of the Pledge of Allegiance.

“We had the well-being of students at the forefront of our thinking when we chose to acknowledge 9/11 by reading a poem that focused on cross-cultural understanding rather than unsettling words and images associated with the event,” the principal’s apology explained.

We wouldn’t want any “unsettling images”. Would we?

The poem was from Mohja Kahf, a Muslim writer and poet who specializes in whining about how awful America is to her. The opening line of her first novel is… “Liar,” she says to the highway sign that claims “The People of Indiana Welcome You.”

It goes on from there.

Poor Mohja Kahf. Poor Muslims. Mean intolerant Americans are always so bigoted toward them.

Instead of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance or any unsettling images from the mass murder of 3,000 Americans in the name of Islamic Supremacism, Principal Peter Badalament chose to read Mohja Kahf’s poem, “My Grandmother Washes Her Feet in the Sink of the Bathroom at Sears” in which her Syrian grandmother argues with American women who don’t want her following the Islamic ritual of washing her feet in a sink where people wash their hands.

“You can’t do that,” one of the women protests,
turning to me, “Tell her she can’t do that.”
“We wash our feet five times a day,”
my grandmother declares hotly in Arabic.
“My feet are cleaner than their sink.
Worried about their sink, are they? I
should worry about my feet!”
My grandmother nudges me, “Go on, tell them.”
It goes without saying, that in Arab cultures putting your feet on something is an act of asserting superiority and supremacy. Hence all the shoe throwing.
What message of cross-cultural understanding did Principal Peter Badalament mean to have his students take away from this?
Perhaps the World Trade Center was just our sink and flying planes into it was a Muslim ritual. A way for them to put their feet on our heads. Once we understand that, perhaps we can all learn to shop at a Dubai Sears together.

  • BS77r

    As Michael Savage is so often quoted, “Liberalism is a mental disorder.” It is a psychotic form of denial…..liberals refuse to see what is right in front of them. Less than a year since the vermin set off bombs in Boston, the liberal mind rot is still evident.

  • SCREW SOCIALISM

    This happened in Boston?

    The home of the Boston Marathon – bombed by two islamofascist savages?

    The students should have walked out.

    Students should record video of this.

    As Justice Brandeis said, sunlight is the best disinfectant.

    • http://tinatrent.com/ Tina Trent

      This is why there was a Boston Marathon bombing. It is also why the bomber is not being charged with a hate crime — because killing us is legitimated through the existence of the hate crimes and “cultural sensitivity” industries, not delegitimated through them.

      It’s a zero-sum economy — enforced tolerance predicated on acceptable hate.

      • BS77

        What it boils down to is this…w.e are NUTS.. if we bend over backwards to enable our executioners to dance on our graves…we are too stupid to survive. Notice Russia and China would NEVER put up with our type of suicidal submissiveness and mega tolerance. The Boston principle should be made to watch the videos of people being burned alive in the twin towers ,watch helpless people leap from 900 feet up to escape the flames….what is it going to take?????????????

      • defcon 4

        That last clause is telling.

  • Raymond_in_DC

    “It goes without saying, that in Arab cultures putting your feet on something is an act of asserting superiority and supremacy.”

    So is Obama just demonstrating faulty upbringing, a disregard for other people’s property, when he puts his feet on the White House furniture, or is it something more?

    • SCREW SOCIALISM

      Then we Infidels should put our feet on the jihad flag, pakistani flag, iranian flag.

  • Biff Henderson

    I pledge malfeasance thru Muslima slag to the United States of America.

  • Veracious_one

    The Boston school is forcing the idea that Muslims are always the victim upon not so knowledgeable school children…..

    • MarilynA

      Is this per chance their way of agreeing with the Muslim massacre at the Boston Marathon? It’s time for Congress to interfere and stop all federal funding to any school district that degrades our constitution, our founding fathers, defiles our flag and censors the pledge of allegiance. That should stop all this nonsense.

  • Veracious_one

    “We wash our feet five times a day,”

    so carry some handy wipes….wipe your stinking feet while sitting on the toilet and then flush them away…

    • -A

      Or is that what you do? Damn, learn something about Islam before you talk BS about it.

  • JCS

    What’s next, demanding toilet paper be removed from the stalls because it offends muslims who want to wipe with their hand and not be tempted to use infidel toilet paper?

    • Juaniita

      LMAO!!!!!!!!!!

    • iluvisrael

      maybe – no images of pigs or piglets in kids’ books or classrooms because they defend muslim sensibilities

      • bungopony

        “Offend”.And that WILL happen.We’ll be told we can’t bring bacon sandwiches to work/school,that Red Lobster(MacD’s,BK…)is too close to this(just-built)mosque,those church bells offend Muslim sensitivities,Muslims must bathe 5 times/day&demand a larger water heater.I was going to predict prayer rooms,but,get this-a CATHOLIC(seriously!!
        )school in London,PDRO,has set aside prayer rooms for Muslim students(I swear to The Moon,I ain’t making this up!).Several public schools in& around Toronto have,too.We don’t know how many,because the schools are,uh,rather,uhreticent in telling infidel parents-usually it leaks out when a kid tells their folks&their folks tell the newspaper and the school spews the usual bromides about”tolerance”.How’s this for tolerance-go home&pray.Better yet,go to Yemen,Pakistan or some such other Islam-created cesspool and pray.

    • Hard Little Machine

      Koran two-ply.

      • Anisa

        Bible four-ply.

    • pedrobud

      Or their hands

  • DVult

    Why can’t she just be told that if she wants to wash her feet she can do it at home but not in the store and if she does not like it we don’t care because we don’t like her washing her feet in the sink?

  • pennant8

    A couple of points. First off, this foot washing ritual is not commonplace in Muslim countries. Think about it, we have all seen photos of overcrowded Muslim cities like Cairo. Does anyone believe that they all perform this ritual 5 times a day and at roughly the same time? Second, I heard the so-called poem. It was nothing more than a rant against intolerant infidels. Missing from it were any verses about when poor granny prays in a mosque and has to stand in the back of the room or in a separate room for the lowly females.

    • objectivefactsmatter

      “Does anyone believe that they all perform this ritual 5 times a day and at roughly the same time?”

      If they don’t want to, that’s fine with everyone else including them. But if they can use this “right” as a test of your willingness to submit, then those feet get a lot more attention in those circumstances.

      It’s not really about the feet.

  • John P.

    The sell has been on for many years now to portray iSlam and mOhammed (PBUH)* as a peaceful religion and mO as a prophet. Neither is true. It is an ideology that parallels almost perfectly with Germany’s Nazism. We better wake up the majority that can read and think or we are in for a bloody fight with these vermin. *(Phelgm Be Upon Him)

  • catherineinpvb

    Yes; and pathetic that these people who imagine they are ‘gifted’ with wisdom; have not a clue as to the simpatico between their Leftist ‘ism’ and that of nazism; and by turn; Islamism. More pathetic; that more effort is not made by our Leadership to inform them of their Ideological DNA and it’s commonality with the worst of the world’s political-religious gene pool.

    • Huck Folder

      Call it what it is:- S I N I S L A M

      sinister, Latin – left = leftard, enablers of islam

      and

      islam = the greatest threat to the world EVER
      = Nazism multiplied by Marxism
      = NOT a race, NOT a religion

  • BS77

    and oh what a poem….a real masterpiece….total garbage

  • objectivefactsmatter

    “My feet are cleaner than their sink.
    Worried about their sink, are they? I
    should worry about my feet!”

    That says it all. Welcome to the land of Mohamed.

    Go build your own sink and keep your filthy feet away from our nation.

    But it’s “another view” and therefore we must cherish any left-sanctioned “diversity” just because they say so.

    • Jed

      My guess is that American and European Muslims with a hair up their ___, insist on washing their feet in sinks. In Muslims countries they uses foot washing facilities provided in a Mosque or do without if they are not praying in a mosque.

      http://www.fodors.com/community/air-travel/are-there-foot-washing-sinks-in-middle-east-airports.cfm

      This is just a squeaky wheel ploy to get sympathy, shut up their critics and establish ownership over the blogosphere public forums.

      • invictus

        Let me tell that it really is. It’s bullying.

        Islam is a Bully Religion, and violence
        its modus operandi and the Qur’an the Bully’s Manifesto.

        They bully heir women. They bully when they congergate en mass on publuc streets to “pray”, etc.

        • objectivefactsmatter

          They’re totalitarian collectivists on a mission from allah.

      • objectivefactsmatter

        “This is just a squeaky wheel ploy to get sympathy, shut up their critics and establish ownership over the blogosphere public forums.”

        Precisely my point. The left enables these attempts at cultural colonialism in the name of “multiculturalism.”

    • defcon 4

      It’s hilarious how the morally retarded, corrupt lieberals embrace divershitty even as all muslime states become less diverse on practically a daily basis, which is what the genocide commited by Arabic muslimes in Sudan was allah about.

      • objectivefactsmatter

        It’s all about “dervishity” now.

  • objectivefactsmatter

    We’ve all got to worship 7th century desert-dweller’s hygiene. Mo said so. That’s good enough for me.

    • Bidet

      The Israelites did the same.

      But we keep things separate. We would not wash our hands nor they their feet in a bidet.

      In Saudi Arabia where they have money, I bet they have separate hand and foot washing sinks,because they do not want to mix them.

      So for this grandmother and Mojo Kahf to get into peoples faces is an aggressive tactic.

      • objectivefactsmatter

        The point is that some people are all about irrational dogmas whether it never makes sense, or makes sense only in context. They think it’s absolutely about obedience and must never be questioned.

        The Bible doesn’t teach ignorant obedience. Some people who want to abuse the texts do that.

  • Naresh Krishnamoorti

    Santiago Matamoros, ora pro nobis.

  • Jim Twotoes

    This story is satire right? I’m serious, this is so absurd I don’t believe it’s true.

    • LindaRivera

      Unfortunatly, it’s true.

  • Xenophobia?

    In Peoria, Illinois in the Heart of Illinois near the center of the continental United States Arab Americans are or have been the mayor (Maloof), congressional representative (Lahood), county sheriff (Shadid), social worker, realtor (Maloof & Joseph), lawyers, bar owner (Couri or Khouri), restaurant owner, grocery store owner, car salesman, etc.

    Now if America is such a bad country how is this possible?
    - Maybe America is a bad country in liberal dominated states like Massachusetts. Maybe that is where Muslims get these ideals.
    - Or maybe they are ripping a page out of the leftist playbook and exaggerating to the nth degree because the seriousness of the charge will rock people back on their heels and substance of the charge does not matter.

    Poor Mohja Kahf is a liar and the the principal at Concord-Carlisle is a liar. You should have given the principles name.

    • Huck Folder

      principal Peter Badalament

      Concord-Carlisle High School
      500 Walden St.
      Concord, MA
      01742

      Phone: 978.318.1400

      And yes, the poem is so obnoxious, NOT because it comes from a mohammedan, of the same cult which destroyed the WTC and wishes to destroy the whole world, but because of its unctuous supremacist tone.

  • Biome

    “My feet are cleaner than their sink”

    That is Muslim cultural hubris.

    Different parts of the body have different flora (bacteria & other stuff). Hands are not as likely to have any or as much fungus as say armpits or feet.

    The hotly replying grandmother is full of Muslim cultural vanity and short on knowledge of biology.

  • WOP

    Badalament >>

    Badalamenti Name Meaning:
    Southern Italian (Sicily): from an Arabic personal name or nickname ?Abd al-Aman ‘servant of peace’.

    This is typical. It happened to my family. You come to American and the name gets truncated. It probably happens no matter what when a person moves from one culture to another their name gets changed. In the case of my ancestors the “i” got dropped as in Peter Badalment’s case.

    What is Peter’s problem?

    Is he just trying to go back to his Arab roots or is it just that he is a liberal and he does anti-American things naturally?

    Good for peter. He has some Arab & Muslim ancestry. He also has a lot of Roman, Greek, Italian, aboriginal Sicilian and who knows what else. but today all he wants to know about is his Arab ancestry because he wetted a finger and put it up in the air.

    To only acknowledge the cultural history of one strand of you genealogy is to disrespect all your other ancestors. But cowards are like that.

    To acknowledge Muslim culture on 911 is to have a political agenda that is not American.

    • mindRider

      Pronounce aloud: bad-element, well, he surely is.

  • pupsncats

    The principal should have shown the students the pictures of those jumping out the windows of the World Trade Center and their bodies splattered all over the pavement to give the kiddies an idea of their future with idiots like this “teaching” them.

  • USARetired

    Schools like this should lose their charter, and board member should be arrested for un American activities!

  • Robert Keay

    Check Him out Homeland Security !!!

  • Nthis

    The principal of this school should be fired permanently and be banned from taking a position at any school in Massachusetts. It’s clear their purpose is far-leftist and meant to undermine public education even further than it already has been.

    Of course it was a white liberal behind this though. They’ve spent decades destroying education, out of their racism, in inner city schools and now want to finish off the rest of the schools in this nation.

  • Xenophobia?

    Raymond LaHood was born in Peoria, Illinois, to Edward M. LaHood,

    a LEBANESE American who managed a restaurant, and Mary A. LaHood (née Vogel), who was of German ancestry. He graduated from Spalding Institute (ROMAN CATHOLIC Highschool), worked his way through Canton Junior College and Bradley University in Peoria, earning a Bachelor of Science in education and sociology in 1971.

    Gee Lahood got elected in a staunchly Republican district. Now how does that work?

    I mean Americans are suppose to be racist and all especially Republicans!

    And yes you can tell many people are Lebanese by looking at them. and yet they are thriving and marrying people with German names like Vogel!

    Leftist complaints and charges of racism are largely lies!

  • popeye2010

    Mass. Mooselums have access to foot-bath sinks built into the ground all over the state. Us taxpayers call them potholes.

  • Jacob Wadsworth

    We all have our differences especially in cultures and religious practices but it doesn’t mean that one is superior over the other jus because of their country and race. We should all learn to understand and respect each other. Those practices has to be done in the proper place and not in public where there are other people not practicing the same ritual because it might cause conflicts. – http://www.portablesinkdepot.com/