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  • ross1948 15:30 on September 16, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Department of Education and Culture, , , u--turn on perversion   

    Another Patelian U-Turner? Don’t Trust Dorries! 

    At least Priti Patel’s infamous u-turn on capital punishment…

    Priti Patel has denied having ever supported the death penalty, despite previously calling for it to be reintroduced



    ..is explicable,  though not defensible, in that she seems to have betrayed those who trusted her in order to gain ministerial office.


    Now we have Nadine Dorries, to whom Bojo has newly handed the  Culture portfolio, panicking the far-left Independent, which has published a list of sensible things she has said.

    Nadine Dorries MP


    One of her plus points, from decent people’s point of view, comes from May 2013, when she tweeted:

    If gay marriage bill takes sex out of marriage could a sister marry a sister to avoid inheritance tax?”

    Dorries was then an ardent opponent of aberrant ‘marriage!’

    But somewhere along the way…



    …she lost her way, and ditched her commitment to traditional values!

    ‘...years later she said that voting against gay marriage was her “biggest regret” as an MP and that she hopes all “same sex marriages live happily ever after. . ‘




    So will she soon surprise us with a some novel opinions on incest, or bestiality?

    Hell, she had us fooled, didn’t she? And by us I include myself, when I quoted her approvingly….

    A Cameroon Christmas – Roasted, Plucked and Stuffed?

    Mea culpa!

    If this woman will flip like a flapjack on the basic values on which Western society was built…



    …much like her boss has flipped on almost everything….

    …you can’t rely on anything she says.

  • ross1948 07:54 on February 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Bondowoso, Department of Education and Culture, , Endang Hardiyanti, , , students intimidated,   

    East Java Kids Face An Anti-Valentine Diktat! 


    We have not seen so many news reports of anti-Valentine hysteria in Indonesia this year, although there has been one classic, already noted…

    and while maybe an encouraging sign, that deprives me of good raw material like those last year…

    Anti-Valentine Raids On Java Bed-Sits? : 


    …or in the years before that.

    Sumatra Goon-Squad ‘Monitors’ Valentine Vice! 

     satpolbekasi  Valentine_Menurut_Islam

    However, here’s one more example that popped up a few days ago!

    The latest anti-Valentine jackboot bigotry, NOT by the MUI fanatics this time, but, incredibly, according to Eramuslim news page, by the Department of Education and Culture in Bondowoso Regency, East Java!

    These sticky-beak bureaucrats are not content to issue a diktat for the educational property that comes within their sphere of authority –

    “We have sent a circular letter to the school to ban students not to celebrate valentine day that is not our culture,” said Head of Education and Culture of Bondowoso, Endang Hardiyanti in Bondowoso

    Gambar terkait


    According to Endang, the celebration of “Valentine Day” tends to lead to negative things that are not in accordance with religious norms and Eastern culture, so it’s reasonable if the next generation of the nation is empowered not to the day of love.

    Part of what she says is true, clearly. Valentines would be as unknown in Indonesia as other cultural imports, e.g. Mickey Mouse and jazz, were it not for Western influence.

    Are the two latter phenomena also to be outlawed because of her chauvinistic prejudice? Do Mickey, and jazz, also lead to ‘negative things?’

    One assumes not. One sadly assumes that the animosity towards Valentines is motivated by the perceived like between the celebration and normal affection between boys and girls.

    Hasil gambar untuk public display of affection

    Indonesia – Deadly Invasion by PDA! 

    We know the sort of nasty infantile hang-ups some people have about the PDA threat!

    Gambar terkait


    But that reference to religion is downright sinister.


    Endang goes on to rant that Valentine’s Day is very contrary to our religion, so we need to fortify the students to not be affected by negative culture.”

    I thought Indonesia was a pluralist country!

    She’s a Muslim, but the Provincial Department she’s meant to serve is itself meant to serve ALL children in East Java, regardless of religion.

    Her sectarian outlook is deplorable, but she seems not even to confine her Islamist intimidation to the schools.

    Endang has issued a circular.

    “The school should inform the parents of the students about the ban, either by mail, or through meetings.”  

    Dikbud Bondowoso Larang Siswa Rayakan Valentine Day

    What’s not clear is whether she’s trying to expand her intolerance beyond the school-yard to the unfortunate students’ homes…

    …or if perhaps, in a last-minute glimmer of rationality, she aims to give parents the opportunity to challenge her dictatorial decree.

    Eramuslim doesn’t pursue this question, but I tend to fear the former explanation is more likely!


    • Prita 12:07 on February 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      You do good to tell us that Indonesia is pluralist from its first independence day in 1945.
      This woman can talk about our religion but she only means HER religion.
      She forget other people have rights also and beside that many Muslim younger people also enjoy romantic dinner today.
      We like the valentine fun and it is not bad for anybody.


    • Santi 12:30 on February 14, 2018 Permalink | Reply

      Wow. I ask you for more about our Indonesia and soon you make the wish come true.
      This is very good and I send this comment as my well-done valentine to thank you.
      Why can East Java schoolchildren not enjoy cards and flowers same like I did when I was at school in Jakarta.
      Killjoy is a fine word to call the people against valentines.


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