Comment of the Day

Reader: Denver Girls Are Turning to Terrorism Because Schools No Longer Teach Patriotism

Our post about three Denver teens suspected of traveling overseas to join ISIS just over a month after nineteen-year-old Arvada resident Shannon Conley pleaded guilty to a similar plan prompted a wide variety of comments, with frustration, alarm and everything in between represented. Here's a post by a reader who thinks he knows what's to blame for such incidents.

See also: Was Shannon Conley a Role Model For Three Denver Girls Allegedly Wanting to Join ISIS?

fishingblues writes:

This is a direct result of the ridiculously liberal indoctrination received courtesy of our public school system. Kids are taught that our country is evil and that we have caused horrible things to happen in the world.

When will loopy, loony liberals learn that there are consequences to their bigotry and hatred of their country?

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