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Larrry

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http://www.theblaze.com/stories/n-c-teacher-tells-student-he-could-be-arrested-for-talking-badly-about-obama/

Last Monday, a high school student in North Carolina engaged his social studies teacher in a heated debate about politics and the two leading presidential candidates. During the exchange, the teacher (an obvious Obama supporter) got very angry with the student and accused him of disrespecting the president. She even went so far as to tell the boy that he could be jailed for speaking ill of Obama.

Sarah Campbell of the Salisbury Post first reported on the story. She claims that the school district is not releasing the name of the teacher and that she is not responding to requests for public comment (although the two students identified her to the newspaper). According to Campbell’s story, the teacher will not be suspended or even face disciplinary action for what was heard on the recording. A statement from the school was released at the end of the week:

“The Rowan-Salisbury School System expects all students and employees to be respectful in the school environment and for all teachers to maintain their professionalism in the classroom. This incident should serve as an education for all teachers to stop and reflect on their interaction with students. Due to personnel and student confidentiality, we cannot discuss the matter publicly.”

So, how bad was the exchange? It got fairly heated, with the teacher shouting at times. The kerfuffle started after one student asked a question about the teacher’s “fact of the day” that said Romney was a bully back in high school. A student asked:


“Didn’t Obama bully somebody, though?”

The teacher started to get angry and said:

“Not to my knowledge.”

A couple of students relayed the story about Obama admitting that he bullied someone when he was younger. And that seemed to light the fuse on his teacher’s anger. A couple of the students exchanged words with the angry teacher.

“Stop! Stop! Because there’s no comparison. He’s running for president. Obama is the president.”

As one student attempted to argue for a fair, two-sided debate on the history of the candidates, he was shouted down and talked over by the teacher. She continued:

“You got to realize, this man is wanting to be what Obama is. There’s no comparison.”

Once again, the students pressed for equal discussion of the histories of both men, with one saying:

“If you’re gonna talk trash about one side, you gotta talk trash about the other.”

The teacher just seemed to dig her heels in deeper and press her defense of Obama telling the defiant teen:

“You will not disrespect the president of the United States in this classroom.”

Again the student persisted and invoked his First Amendment right.

“I’ll say what I want.”

The still unidentified teacher read the student her rules…her Obama rules.

“Not about him, you won’t!”

The back and forth continued and the most strident of the two students reminded his teacher that President Bush was constantly treated to negative statements about him while he was in office:

“Whenever Bush was president, everybody talked sh-t about him.”

To which the teacher responded:

“Because he was sh-tty.”

The social studies educator went on for a full minute with more ranting, saying that people were arrested for saying derogatory things about President Bush. The student correctly reminded the teacher that opinions are protected, but you cannot be arrested unless you threaten the president.

Our research has not turned up a single case of anyone in America being arrested for speaking ill of former President Bush. The local newspaper story also mentioned that their discussions about the story with a political science professor could not recall the arrests that the teacher was speaking about.

The entire confrontation was recorded by a student and posted on YouTube. Listen below; slight content warning for language.




Hypocrisy from the left again...and they don't even try and hide it.
 

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Last Monday, a high school student in North Carolina engaged his social studies teacher in a heated debate about politics

Again the student persisted and invoked his First Amendment right.

The still unidentified teacher read the student her rules…her Obama rules.

“Not about him, you won’t!”


Social studies is the "integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence,"

Civics is the study of the theoretical and practical aspects of citizenship, its rights and duties; the duties of citizens to each other as members of a political body and to the government.[1] It includes the study of civil law and civil code, and the study of government with attention to the role of citizens

considering the subject the teacher is supposed to have a knowledge of that she is teaching,.. this is disturbing...
 

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We wonder why our kids can't read, can't figure out why 2 plus 2 is 4, think history is what happened at the mall yesterday, have no idea that WWII happened in the last 70 or so yearsand it is ww 2 not ww 11.
They don't know 3 branches of gov't, who their rep or senator (state or federal) is and they vote for Al Franken, and Barrack Obama just to be cool and really advanced to put a minority in the white house.
The quicker that standardized testing, exit exams to graduate, and letting teachers teach real life and no to get some kid to pass a test that is completely useless 2 seconds after turning it in maybe we will hang around another 100 years.
Bet you a meal the affore mentioned teacher is about 30, got through school barely, never read a newspaper, can't figure her net take home pay, and thinks the FICA on her paycheck is for federal income.
 

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Our grandson, I'm proud to say, is political. One of his classes held a mock election (he's a junior in high school) and Obama won.
Our grandson stood up
and asked why they voted for Obama. The answer was, "cuz he's cool."
He told them that they needed to look into some things before
they voted and voting for a president because he was 'cool' was not
COOL. :D And he went on to tell the class some things he thought they
should know.

Also, the class at one point, was required to pledge allegiance to the flag
in SPANISH. He refused to do it. He said, "English is our language and
I'm not saying the pledge in Spanish". And he didn't...

We are so proud of him. This is a very good kid in about every way.
Don't know what we did to deserve him, but we'll sure take him. :D
 

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Unfortunately, many adults voted for Obama because they thought he was cool....and it would be cool to do so.

I wonder if they think 8%+ unemployment for 3 years running and rock-bottom home prices are cool? :???: :???: :???:
 

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Whitewing said:
Unfortunately, many adults voted for Obama because they thought he was cool....and it would be cool to do so.

I wonder if they think 8%+ unemployment for 3 years running and rock-bottom home prices are cool? :???: :???: :???:

Not to mention an absolute unprecedented deficit & debt?
 

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