27 September 2008

Christianity was started by a young Palestinian named Jesus.

No, this is not a quote from a Hamas charter or a PLO textbook. It comes from... one of the 28 most widely-used history, geography and social studies textbooks in America.

In examining the 28 most widely-used history, geography and social studies textbooks in America, researchers Dr. Gary Tobin and Dennis Ybarra found some 500 instances of "errors, inaccuracies and even propaganda" on these issues. Tens of millions of schoolchildren in all 50 states use the textbooks, according to Tobin.

Says Tobin: "If the president of Iran wants to blast Israel at the UN, he
can use American textbooks to do so."
More here.