A would-be terrorist from the Boston area was arrested today on charges of planning attacks on the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz hastened to assure Americans that the planned attack was “not reflective of a particular culture, community or religion”.
In other news, diversity consultants in Britain recommend that teachers dress witch dolls in pink rather than black, put fairy dolls in darker shades, and eliminate white paper for drawing and coloring. These measures are said to be necessary to prevent racism from developing in very young children.
Meanwhile, the French government has warned that Iran’s continued refusal to renounce all intentions to produce nuclear weapons means that there is an increased likelihood of Western military action to thwart Iranian nuclear designs.
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He is quoted as saying:
“Because that’s the target to eliminate and terrify all enemies of Allah. This is what we have to do. This is the righteous way”
… which offers the U.S. Attorney no clue regarding his motivation.
Margaret Morrissey, a spokeswoman for the Parents Outloud campaigning group disagrees. She said: “I’m sure these early years experts know their field but they seem to be obsessed about colour and determined to make everyone else obsessed about it too.
“Not allowing toy witches to wear black seems to me nonsense and in the same vein as those people who have a problem with ‘Bar Bar Black Sheep’ or ‘The Three Little Pigs’.
Let the brown and black children eschew white paper.
Let THEM draw their witches and fairies in pink.
The point of learning diversity is not loving the other, but understanding him.
These measures should be viewed and treated with endless ridicule.