The Foundational Patriot

Welcome to The Foundational Patriot!! Hopefully, this will be a place of open discussion about the United States of America. As well as, the threats that it faces from without and from within. While not every point of view will be agreed with, all will be accepted. All topics are open to discussion. But, you are expected to be respectful of others that visit here. Thank You for visiting, now let's have fun.

Friday, October 06, 2006

“We will have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more than they hate us” - Gloda Meir

First I must say that I DO NOT hate Muslims. As a Christian I will tell them the good news of Christ and pray they turn to the one true God. That said, Please check out this very disturbing section at Palestinian Media Watch entitled
"Ask for Death!"
The Indoctrination of Palestinian Children
to Seek Death for Allah – Shahada
by Itamar Marcus
Director, Palestinian Media Watch.

The French Now Admit Rioting Youths Are Muslims.

Remember stories like this one from the BBC last year about the riots in France, or this one from CNN, or this one from NPR? All of these stories have more in common that just being stories about the 2005 riots in France. All of these stories call the rioters everything but what they are, Muslim. Well the time they are a changing, see this story here posted on Little Green Footballs.

A Realistic Look At The Foley Mess.

As usual Michelle Malkin offers the sane and moral view of the situation here.

Thursday, October 05, 2006

The Taxpayer Funded Spread Of Islam In Our Public Schools.

Little Green Footballs posts a story about the Supreme Court's decision to not comment or hear arguments on the California school district's course on Islam here. LGF reader "nonic" makes a good point about the new make up of the court contributing to the decision.

Here, is a really bad article on the actual situation. This site "Truth or Fiction", offers very little in the way of explaining what is being taught at this particular school. The article from the outset tries to marginalize the original objection as an "eRumor". They do not directly answer the questions posed in the "eRumor" about whether or not the religion of Islam is be pushed on the students. But, if you read carefully the answers are there and they seem to point to a big YES. The reason I post it is to show the spin that is going on around this issue.

This article from FrontPage, is much better than the Truth or Fiction piece. It actually does the research and posts quotes from the textbook in question.

This article from Concerned Women for America has links to the suggested lesson plan provided by the textbook publisher. Please pay particular attention to the section entitled "Whitewashing Islams History". It points out the disproportionate treatment of Islam compared to other religions, especially Christianity. The section entitled "Muslims Pleased" tells everything we need to know about the course, without having to read any more. If Muslims are pleased about the course then we know the course puts Islam in the absolutely best possible light.

A more indepth look at the suggested lesson plan is in this article at I strongly suggest that you follow the links in this article. The article points out very serious problems with the way the publisher suggests the lesson is to be taught. The lesson plan clearly puts emphasis on the teachings of Islam as fact as this graph shows.

If after reading these articles, you have any doubt about what students are being taught or whether they are being indoctrinated into Islam read this PDF handout. It is provided in an article at The Christian Action Network. This handout was given to students at the school named in the law suit. The handout specifically stated: From the beginning, you and your classmates will become Muslims. The handout also stated: One important Phase 3 activity is learning Islams Five Pillars of Faith by imitating a requirement of each Pillar. The article points out what the judges hearing the case said, "On December 20, 2003 U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton issued a 22-page ruling upholding the Byron Unified School program, saying that the course did not indoctrinate children into Islam, but rather only taught them about the Muslim religion.
Judge Hamilton (who was appointed by President Bill Clinton), said the program was devoid of any devotional or religious intent, and therefore educational, not religious." What was the decision of the 9th circiut court of appeals? Also, pointed out in the article, "Within a month, on November 17, the appellate court upheld the lower-court ruling, saying The Islam activities were not overt religious exercises that raise Establishment Clause concerns." Really? The handout contains this "Directions: Meet in your city and choose a name for each of you. Then neatly print your name and city on your ID tag, which you then wear around your neck while in class." and then gives a list of Islamic names. Is this act of religious observance in Islam? According to this answer at Islam Q&A muslims think so.

This article at clues us in on why Muslims are really pleased. Its because if the reports of what is being taught are true, their agenda is right on track. This next article at documents the legal fight on this issue.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The Effect Of The Foley Mess And What Republicans Should Do About It.

J. Peter Mulhern an attorney in the Washington, DC area and a frequent contributor to American Thinker, wrote a very good article entitled Dennis Hastert and the Cringing Republicans.

Democratic Front Group Calls Republican Voters.

It seems there is far left Democratic front group calling Republican voters to tell them to call their congressional representatives and demand the Republican leadership step down.The Free Republichas the whole storyhere.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Rep. Foley's Mess.

As usual Michelle Malkin has the appropriate take on the situation. Read her post here. Also as usual, I completely agree with Ms Malkin, this is not a partisan issue. Far too many times the representatives on the hill, from both sides of the aisle, have used the page program as their personal playground. This must stop!!! Our national morality is at stake. If our representatives continue to act as the ancient Roman senate acted with their subordinates, they will suffer the same fate of crash and burn.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

When Bloggers Attack!

In the last couple of days Michelle Malkin has been the focus of yet another attack. This attack, as usual, is personal in nature and not about what she has written. Ms. Malkin responded here. Please show your support for Michelle, she is one of very few nationally recognized commentators that will not tow the PC line. Michelle tells it like it is, which seriously lacking these days.