Texas Teacher Mocks Muslim Student After Osama Killing

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Hey Mexico, do you want Texas back? You can have your drug war there!A Houston high school teacher found a great way to talk about the exciting news of Osama bin Laden’s killing: He told a Muslim girl in his ninth grade algebra class, “I bet you’re grieving.” Ha ha, just a topical joke! And then he added, “Hey, algebra is Muslim, too. I bet algebra is grieving.” Not really! He probably thinks algebra was delivered by White Jesus on a T-Rex during an Astros’ game at the Confederate States of America’s Alamo Dome in 1861. The school district put the teacher on administrative leave. What’s with these liberal activist school boards bending over for the terrorists?

TPM reports:

A Texas high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave following an incident where he allegedly told a 9th grade Muslim girl in his algebra class “I bet that you’re grieving” on Monday following the death of Osama bin Laden.

According to one parent at Clear Brook High School in Houston who spoke about the incident to a local ABC affiliate, the teacher also said, “I heard about your uncle’s death.”

The teacher allegedly showed no remorse after Muslim girl reacted to his comments ….

[Talking Points Memo]

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206 comments

    1. Biel_ze_Bubba

      Well, to be fair, when everyone in town is your cousin, it IS hard to avoid.

      PS: how do you guys get italics in your posts? Nothing I try does the trick.

        1. Biel_ze_Bubba

          Like this?

          Oh wow. I feel empowered now.

          Freakin' carets – who knew? Gotta brush up on my IRC skillz.

    1. Biel_ze_Bubba

      But do leave Austin on the back porch … we'll be around to pick it up later.

    2. Ohforcripessake

      Hey now, there are a lot of good, decent people living in every state. Unfortunately there are also a lot of stupid MF'ing a$$holes (like the teacher in this article) living in every state too, also.

      1. SonofSpermcube

        Some are more blessed with motherfucking assholes than others. The levels, conveniently, roughly correspond with electoral maps.

  1. CookiE_MonstA

    Ugh. I heard yesterday that some fools smashed in the windows of an Egyptian Coffee shop here in Milwaukee. Freaking Jingo Idiots! Time for the DoD and the DoE to swap budgets.

    1. chicken_thief

      In fairness to the Milwaukee bigots, Egyptian muslins are like the red headed step-children of the muslin pecking order – even al Quaida looks down on them.

      1. Biel_ze_Bubba

        "even al Quaida looks down on them"

        I wasn't aware that they looked up to anybody (other than Mohammed's imaginary evil twin.)

  2. Badonkadonkette

    A Texas high school teacher has been placed on administrative leave following an incident where he allegedly told a 9th grade Muslim girl in his algebra class “I bet that you’re grieving”

    Of course. Texas doesn't allow its teachers to gamble.

    1. JustPixelz

      She should have taken the bet. Let him put a couple hundred thousand bucks on the proposition that all Muslims are grieving. Then she could "grieve" all the way to the bank.

  3. Sophist [غني عن ذلك]

    The teacher allegedly showed no remorse after Muslim girl reacted to his comments ….

    Of course not. To feel remorse you have to have a soul.

      1. GOPCrusher

        There won't be an apology. It will be a tirade about how Xtians are persecuted in this country. How someone is getting Sharia Law jammed down their throat.

  4. OC_Slurpee_Serf

    …it only 'cause the teacher grieved when they death-injected Timothy McVeigh.

  5. rambone

    Hate-speech is always better left to the foreign language classes.
    e.g.: "Los 'towel heads' son muertos. ¿Donde es la zapateria por mi camel-fucker tio Osama?"

    1. Ohforcripessake

      I know you really mean "F**k stoopid F**ckers" wherever they live, right?

  6. Chillwaver

    And then Texans complain that Houston is "too Liberal."

    On a side note, are the downfisters multiplying or is it just me? These people shouldn't be procreating.

      1. nappyduggs

        And a gay one, too. I am, in fact, currently in Houston for a conference, and I have got to tell you that, overall, it is a lovely place. Texas is very dense in many ways, but still and all, it boggles the mind the things that walk hand-in-hand in America these days.

  7. nappyduggs

    So much KKKlassy in these last two posts. It just makes a girl want to curl up and pour herself a long tall glass of bleach.

    Seriously, when the fuck did it become de rigueuer for folks to just say any old goddamn thing to anybody? Gahhhhhh.

    1. twaingirl

      Um, well, I think we did PC language and tried to be tolerant and stuff in the 90s but apparently people want the 60s to come back, in all forms. All these people need are some fire hoses and its 1963 all over again, baby!

      1. nappyduggs

        Well, it has truly been swell eatin' at the lunch counter, swimmin' in the swimmin' hole, and suckin' on the same diseased water fountain as my white sistren and bredren. But I guess things will be better, on the moon.

        1. WhatTheHolyHeck

          On the upside, you'll have impunity to start being unspeakably rude in restaurants. No more need to ask politely for that motherfucking iced tea.

        2. flamingpdog

          Dunno about that. Robert Heinlein wrote "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress". Mebbe that's just kinky sex, but more likely means slavery.

  8. rambone

    So we can persecute muslins when one of them kill one of us and when one of us kill one of them?

    Talk about a win-win situation!

    1. chicken_thief

      It's pretty much open season on muslinz in TX, only taking time out when they can find a colored boy to drag behind their truck.

      1. horsedreamer_1

        In fact, Tony Hajjar from At the Drive-in/Sparta feels safer in Juarez than he does in El Paso.

  9. DaSandman

    Well the good news here is just one more generation of Republican inbreeding and they'll be unable to stand upright. They will have to move with a weird belly slither ala Rushbo when the painkillers run out and the anal cyst is acting up.

    1. tessiee

      As a native of New Jersey, I feel that I must dispute this:
      Texas may have the most *rednecks* per capita, but *Jersey* has the most douchebags.
      Need proof? Two words: Chris Christie.

  10. SaneCatLady

    When he said "uncle" he was probably just thinking of the lovely card he'll be getting next month: "Happy Father's Day, Uncle Dad!"

  11. ifthethunderdontgetya

    We could give Texas back to the Mexicans, and save money. (They don't own the offshore wells, you know.)

    P.S. Oh look, downfisty trool has gotten up out of his bed in mummy's house, and trotted on down to mummy's pc…to fight for justice! Breitfart! and Texass!
    ~

    1. Not_So_Much

      Not if the state school board has anything to do with it. I'm surprised that bunch of ignoranus jeebus-freaks didn't promote this jackwad and move him up to a scarlet robe with pointy hat and at least one 'dragon' in his title.

  12. mavenmaven

    The downfisters are supporters of racist teachers. That's what they call "common sense conservatism" nowadays.

    1. tessiee

      "That's what they call "common sense conservatism" nowadays. "

      That's even funnier than "compassionate conservatism".
      And by "funnier", I mean, "makes me want to vomit".

  13. qualityshows

    I don't blame this person as a "teacher' but as a certified 100% burger-loving ignorant used bumwad from the flea circus that is the American education he received:

    Celebrity Worship and Americans Trained for the Flea Circus of Education
    http://wp.me/pKBYM-

    PROUD TO BE A WONKETTIAN!

    1. WhatTheHolyHeck

      Hey, self-promoting blog person, the NOFOLLOW tag mocks you from the depths of HTML.

  14. edgydrifter

    Oh… is stuff like that considered insensitive? I guess that would explain the looks I got when I set up the "pin the nail on the savior" cross at my Good Friday Jamboree Kegger last month. C'mon, Christians, lighten up!

    1. genxr

      You have to be more multicultural than that. An easter bunny nailed to a cross is both festive and a reminder of our core values. It's a good thing.

  15. Mort_Sinclair

    Texas. I say we excise it like the cancer it is and give it to the Palestinians as a new sovereign homeland. Free.

  16. baconzgood

    Why can't Texas teachers make thier students cry the old fashioned way? By molesting them.

  17. Worthly[♬♪♬♪♫♪♬]Skum

    I'm shocked, shocked this guy wasn't immediately promoted to the school board.

    1. MissTaken

      They didn't mention that he has now been picked to write the Texas school books. Yay racism!

    1. ArmoredBore

      Like Christopher Titus said, we bomb them and then they get angry at us. WTF, amirite?

    1. Dudleydidwrong

      Ah, yes. Wolverines in Texas. Figures. I guess that Cedar Brook high chose that for a mascot because "Walmart Bags on a barbed-wire fence" was already taken, as was "Roadkill."

  18. Hatrabbit

    Wait till that teacher's pet goat dies. Wow are you grieving for your wife? I bet you're grieving for your wife.

  19. horsedreamer_1

    White Conservative radicals always act alone. Muslim radicals are all the same. So, you cannot generalize the teacher as you can the student.

  20. Callyson

    “I bet you’re grieving.”
    Funny, that's what I muttered when I saw the Republican presidential candidates after hearing of bin Laden's demise…

    1. anniegetyerfun

      I'm sure that there was a fair round of cursing before they decided to figure out how to give everyone BUT Obama credit for OBL's death.

    2. Jukesgrrl

      Grief, immediately followed by a fit of pique I suspect will last until Obama visits Ground Zero, whereupon the pique will morph into a bottomless rage.

  21. freakishlywrong

    Maybe this ugliness will get enough attention, like the AFP asshole who threw money at that poor guy during the Summer of Hate, that he'll be forced to feel a soupcon of remorse. But probably not. Fuckers are fuckers.

    1. occams8ball

      thnx, you made me look up the definition of soupcon. What sort of person uses a word like soupcon?

    1. horsedreamer_1

      Never heard of it. I shall look it up & patronize it, so they can know not all pale-faces are the same.

    1. dr_giraud

      I think that's correct. César Cedeño landed the first spaceship on the Astrodome.

  22. horsedreamer_1

    If he's anything like my Pre-Calculus instructor, he was prolly just drunk & didn't know what he was saying.

  23. Pithaughn

    Texans have been bigots along time. When Sam Houston saw Gen. Santana and 4000 Mexican soldiers approaching the Alamo through wisps of morning fog; he turned to his aide de camp and asked " are we floating concrete today?"

  24. BTWBFDIMHO

    Texans on administrative leave spend too much time at home watching Fox News and may be dangerous.

    1. HELisforHEL

      As long as we get to keep Austin and San Antonio. The rest of it and it's population of stupids can go.

    2. Biel_ze_Bubba

      After they get the fires out and collect their federal disaster relief funds, and after the most recent cotton, peanut, and soybean subsidy checks have cleared.

  25. Gopherit

    Given the cuts to their education budget to afford tax breaks for yachts (completely true, btw) I am sure this asshole can look forward to a rewarding career standing over a deep fryer.

    1. Jukesgrrl

      Are we completely sure he won't be suing the school district (financed by Rupert Murdoch?

  26. Warpde

    You have to remember that these are the same people that celebrate getting their ass's wupped at the Alamo evry year.
    Wrap your head around that one.

    1. anniegetyerfun

      Remember, being on the losing side doesn't mean that your cause (killing Messicans, keeping slaves) wasn't TOTALLY awesome and defensible.

  27. Oblios_Cap

    It seems the only thing we're really exceptional at is how big of a group of fucking assholes most Americans can manage to be.

  28. Lascauxcaveman

    If Texas' algebra teachers are like this, I can't imagine what their shop or gym teachers might come up with.

    1. Boredw/Gravitas

      Yeah, 'cause that whole "flying planes into buildings" thing was totally legit.

        1. Negropolis

          Oooo, a contrarian. You're so kool. Too kool for school, even. How can I be as kool as you? Maybe say something about Obama being morally weak, or some shit? I fear I'd have to sex up Dennis Kucinich and get his risidual liberal koolness to rub off on me to approach your level of klassy koolness.

          1. V572..whatever

            Good old (or maybe young) Negropolis — you always provide a thoughtful comment late at night, and I'm flattered that your read my stuff. But I'm also a bit disappointed this time, and will explain here where no one but you will ever see the response: I didn't say that stuff to be contrary or cool. Timothy McVeigh got a trial. Manuel Noriega got a trial. Bruno Hauptmann got a trial. In our system everybody charged with a crime, no matter how horrendous, should get a trial, right? if you throw out the rule of law whenever it's inconvenient or can't guarantee the outcome you want, you don't really have the rule of law, do ya?________________________________________

          2. tessiee

            I see your point, V, but it's pretty much a given that Fox couldn't give two shits about the rule of law. When they say the killing of OBL was "illegal", what they really mean is "a black guy is president". If Little Georgie Bushie had killed OBL, Fox would have been fellating him 24/7.

    2. GOPCrusher

      How can it be illegal? He wasn't the head of a sovereign nation or anything like that.

    3. Jukesgrrl

      OBL was the operational leader of Al Qaeda in an ongoing conflict with the United States. As such, many legal analysts — including Scott Silliman, executive director of the Center on Law, Ethics, and National Security at Duke University and Stephen Vladeck, law professor at American University’s Washington College of Law — deem him to be a legitimate military target to be captured or killed at any time under accepted international laws of war.

      JSOC's assignment to “capture or kill” bin Laden, a combatant in a war, was a fully authorized military mission as opposed to an unlawful assassination. If you'll remember back to 1996, bin Laden himself declared war on the U.S., issuing a religious decree calling for the murder of American citizens wherever they might be found. Not until after 9/11 did the U.S. respond, with Congress's 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force. The measure, directed specifically OBL and Al Qaeda, empowers the president to “use all necessary and appropriate force” against "nations, organizations, or individuals" who played a role in the 9/11 attacks. Since then, both Presidents Bush and Obama have signed secret executive orders authorizing kill-or-capture missions by the CIA and military special forces.

      Feel free to call this killing "immoral," according to your ethics or faith, but I seriously doubt it was "illegal."

      1. V572..whatever

        Thanks for the first thoughtful response I’ve received to my surprisingly unpopular assertion. Didn’t expect to find so much rabid jingoism on the Wonket. It still would’ve been possible (although not so satisfying) as to seek extradition, give him a trial, etc. Even Noriega got a trial, of sorts, after we kidnapped him.

  29. SmutBoffin

    Algebra was invented by Benjamin Franklin. He needed a way to calculate how many prostitutes he could afford with the money he made from his best-selling pamphlet "Thom. Jefferson is a Secret Iberian: He hath not a duly notarized certificate of delivery by Christian midwife".

  30. mrblifil

    Bet he was playing pocket pool in his trousers while he said it. Explains the half roll of TP sitting on his desk. "No Fly Zone" my ass…

  31. horsedreamer_1

    When I went to Google & looked it up, I realized I have driven past it several times. I think it's in the former George Webb's space. (Sad, really: they should have looked to replace Pizza Shuttle instead of GW. Chicken-flavoured noodle FTW.))

    1. CookiE_MonstA

      Indeed. It amazes me that Shuttle stays in business. However, I only go into Webbs for a cheap breakfast, since the Astor Cafe closed down.

  32. DemmeFatale

    Meh. I don't get this jingoistic jubilation.
    Mr. Fatale's boss was killed on 9/11, (attending a conference for him), we left NY for CA because of this, left schools, friends, my job, our house, etc., and I don't really care too much about Bin Laden.
    Too little, too late.

    1. HELisforHEL

      I think the turds doing all the celebrating and braying have no real connection to anyone who lost family members, friends or coworkers on that day. I have to say I'm certainly glad they found that piece of shit, but I'm not going to jump up & down about it.

      I'm sorry to hear about what happened, DF

  33. carlgt1

    I see a simple solution for the RepugliKKKans — Andrew Breitbart can get video of this girl crying hours after the teacher's taunts, and use it for a shocking new expose entitled "US MUSLIMS GRIEVE OVER DEATH OF BIN LADEN." Hence proving that the teacher was correct.

    Truly this is a sad story though. And this poor girl probably had to interrupt her lessons from Texas schoolbooks how Ronald Reagan was sent down from heaven to save the USA.

    1. genxr

      The video practically edits itself!

      (girl crying)
      "You mourning your uncle?"
      (girl cries some more)

  34. __kth__

    Trivia: Clara Harris, the dentist lady who ran over her husband while someone caught it on video, is from that neck of the woods (League City, just a stone's throw from this place).

  35. Pragmatist2

    Look on the bright side. These Red states are raising another generation of stupid and ill-prepared children. Their kids are not going to take your kid's place at Harvard. If they eliminate their minimum wage laws, we can just use them like we do Vietnam now – low end, low cost labor.

    1. Ducksworthy

      Actually I find SLUT surprisingly civilized, you have a decent light rail system for example. And something about Mormonism makes even the residents of small towns much better than your average Texas redneck. And there has'nt been a major violence outbreak in Utah since, I think, that Mountain Meadow nastiness (unless you count the war on the Utes.)

  36. snoopyfan2010

    Just FYI, Clear Brook High is in the swanky part of Houston where the smart, rocket-scientist, NASA types live.

  37. proudgrampa

    To be fair, we only need to get rid of anything that isn't Austin or San Antonio…

    1. GOPCrusher

      The state of Texas would sell every book in the educational system to keep football afloat.

      1. tessiee

        The state of Texas would sell every book, cancel every class, and lynch every teacher in the educational system to keep football afloat.

        fxd

  38. notreelyhelping

    That's funny stuff, man. Too bad he couldn't throw in an "and your mama so ugly…" line or something, but, you know, it's tough to come up with new material on the spot. Especially if you can't see the parking lot from the classroom.

  39. owhatever

    An algebra class in Texas? X is One. Determine the value of X. You good ole jocks and hawties have an hour to figure it out, and you may work together. You also may use your Bibles.

  40. Poindexter718

    At the risk of getting all serious and such, I have first hand knowledge of this particular school and it is reasonably diverse and the community is moderate & well-educated. Chances are that creationism has not infiltrated the curicullum, since about half the kids' parents work for NASA or one of its contractors.
    That said, am I surprised that some ignorant racist Aggie teaches ninth-grade math and coaches football there? Not in the least.

  41. mourningnmerica

    So close. Texans are just a single chromosome away from being human…

  42. lochnessmonster

    I'd ask how he could possibly be smart enough to earn a teaching degree spouting comments like that but then I remembered he is a teacher in Texas.

  43. flamingpdog

    Suprised they allows Al Gebra in Texas. Isn't that where you learns about Al Jazero?

  44. Lost_Teabaggers

    Well I'll tell you, I'm sold on this guy's valor. Here's an idea, those medals people want to give to the SEAL squad that iced UBL? Give them to him. I mean, the BALLS it takes, big, giant bronze balls to walk into a classroom and cruelly mock a 14 year old girl. Seriously, this guy should be mentioned in the same sentence with all war heroes…just amazing!

    Yes, I know those of you who read this, isn't it kind of amazing Mr. Shitbag was man enough to mock a little girl in front of her classmates thereby ruining her dignity because she happens to be Muslim instead of a Christofascist-mega church attendin'- paying tithing which goes for the pastros mistress "good 'Merikan Christian"? I mean, it's not like anyone mocked this guy when avid churchgoer Eichmann was hung, or anything….maybe we should.

  45. tessiee

    But…
    and follow along with me here, just hypothetically:
    Suppose this "teacher" went to a restaurant or for a cab ride?

  46. Walkinwiddaking

    "I bet algebra is grieving.” Not really! He probably thinks algebra was delivered by White Jesus on a T-Rex during an Astros’ game at the Confederate States of America’s Alamo Dome in 1861."

    It wasn't?

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