Date: Jan 18, 2013 3:08 PM
Author: Virgil
Subject: Re: Terrorist Teacher Arrested

In article <kdbnhm$nd8$>, HVAC <> 

> A public school teacher was arrested today at John F. Kennedy
> International airport as he attempted to board a flight while in
> possession of a ruler, a protractor, a compass, a slide-rule and a
> calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney General Eric Holder
> said he believes the man is a member of the notorious Al-Gebra movement.
> He did not identify the man, who has been charged by the FBI with
> carrying weapons of math instruction.
> Al-Gebra is a problem for us, the Attorney General said. 'They derive
> solutions by means and extremes, and sometimes go off on tangents in
> search of absolute values.' They use secret code names like "X" and "Y"
> and refer to themselves as "unknowns" but we have determined that they
> belong to a common denominator of the axis of medieval with coordinates
> in every country. As the Greek philosopher Isosceles used to say, "There
> are 3 sides to every triangle."
> When asked to comment on the arrest, President Obama said, "If God had
> wanted us to have better weapons of math instruction, he would have
> given us more fingers and toes." White House aides told reporters they
> could not recall a more intelligent or profound statement by the
> President. It is believed that another Nobel Prize will follow.