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Mom Wants school' Oak Trees Cut Down for Kids With (nut) Allergies
abcnews. ^ | Nov 14, 2012 2:44pm

Posted on 11/15/2012 9:07:17 AM PST by dennisw

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1 posted on 11/15/2012 9:07:20 AM PST by dennisw
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To: dennisw

my comment -——> *********Beam me up Scotty!


2 posted on 11/15/2012 9:08:45 AM PST by dennisw ( The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw
there’s nuts all over the place

Oh yeah...

3 posted on 11/15/2012 9:09:48 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: dennisw

Cutting down the oaks (and beeches and walnuts) wherever the kid may be is a pretty expensive preventive treatment. What would the IPAB say about this?


4 posted on 11/15/2012 9:09:55 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine (Cynical about the political process. Who, me?)
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To: dennisw
“A false sense of security is putting a sign on the door that says ‘nut-free,’ and there’s nuts all over the place,” Giustizia told The Star. Sometimes these things just right themselves...

:0)
5 posted on 11/15/2012 9:10:26 AM PST by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: dennisw

They are preparing a report on the “NUT” problem.


6 posted on 11/15/2012 9:11:12 AM PST by jimbobfoster
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To: dennisw

Nuts! I have to admit, I am not keen on oak trees anymore. They put out a horrible yellow pollen in the spring. I have a couple of 120 footers too close to my house that I would like to take out.


7 posted on 11/15/2012 9:11:16 AM PST by sockhead (Socialism: trickle up poverty.)
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To: dennisw
“A false sense of security is putting a sign on the door that says ‘nut-free,’ and there’s nuts all over the place,” Giustizia told The Star. Sometimes these things just write themselves...

:0)

'Write <> RIGHT' :(
8 posted on 11/15/2012 9:11:33 AM PST by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: dennisw

OK. Yes, there are real nuts (pun intended) out there on the food allergy issue. I agree with that. Some parents play it up to get attention, no doubt, to everyone’s detriment. However, as a parent of a child with a severe peanut allergy, I can assure you that it is real and that its frightening, so please no comments about “natural selection” or “we all had allergies when we were kids and we turned out OK” ... Those comments just show your ignorance.


9 posted on 11/15/2012 9:12:52 AM PST by dinoparty
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To: dennisw
“acorns can also be used to bully and torment children.”

She does have a point.
10 posted on 11/15/2012 9:13:40 AM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: dennisw

What an idiot.


11 posted on 11/15/2012 9:13:53 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dennisw
Giustizia also said, according to The Star, that “acorns can also be used to bully and torment children.”
What about NUTS like Giustizia who torment all of us? WTF do these people come from?
12 posted on 11/15/2012 9:14:42 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: cripplecreek

What a nutcase.


13 posted on 11/15/2012 9:14:42 AM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: dennisw

A representative for the local squirrel population promises retaliation if the tree is taken down.......


14 posted on 11/15/2012 9:15:02 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: dennisw

When nuts are outlawed only outlaws will have nuts.


15 posted on 11/15/2012 9:15:34 AM PST by askrenr (HOOAH! It's an Army thing.)
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To: oh8eleven

“What about NUTS like Giustizia who torment all of us? WTF do these people come from? “

Trees.


16 posted on 11/15/2012 9:15:37 AM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: dennisw
So now we should cut down all nut baring trees in the Country so this brat can survive where it goes. Where in the hell did America get these NUTS? Oh, that right, King Obama voter.
17 posted on 11/15/2012 9:16:13 AM PST by Logical me
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To: dennisw

She’s another health nutsi.


18 posted on 11/15/2012 9:16:36 AM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: dennisw

The Oaks are just too greedy.


19 posted on 11/15/2012 9:17:22 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dinoparty

You need to teach your child to adjust to the world, not the other way around.
(I’m not saying you were, I mean the general use of you)


20 posted on 11/15/2012 9:17:42 AM PST by EEGator
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To: dennisw
there’s nuts all over the place,

LOL no doubt about it.
21 posted on 11/15/2012 9:18:49 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dennisw

it takes a nut to know one.. geees Mom,, all the kids make fun of me. stop it


22 posted on 11/15/2012 9:19:08 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

there’s nuts all over the place.”

Don’t move to California.


23 posted on 11/15/2012 9:19:30 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: EEGator

Depends on what you mean by “adjust”. If it means that I don’t have a right to ask his school to ask other parents to bring only nut free snacks for the class Christmas party, I disagree. Those types of requests are perfectly reasonable. I agree, however, that I don’t have a right to require other parents to send peanut-free lunches with their kids every day. My son can simply be careful around his friends at lunch.


24 posted on 11/15/2012 9:20:35 AM PST by dinoparty
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To: dfwgator

Surveys say most rich old white men when asked by Barbara Walters, “If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be?” would answer oak tree.


25 posted on 11/15/2012 9:21:12 AM PST by sockhead (Socialism: trickle up poverty.)
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To: dennisw
“The acorns are not only presenting a risk to the tree-nut-allergic students, but it is also becoming a great cause of anxiety among all students with nut allergies.” Giustizia also said, according to The Star, that “acorns can also be used to bully and torment children.”

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26 posted on 11/15/2012 9:21:12 AM PST by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: dennisw

The school is “nut free.”

I don’t think so.


27 posted on 11/15/2012 9:22:03 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I think the Maples are behind this.


28 posted on 11/15/2012 9:22:03 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dennisw
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29 posted on 11/15/2012 9:22:27 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: ari-freedom

Giustiziaid nuttier than squirrel poop!


30 posted on 11/15/2012 9:23:01 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: dennisw
Do the have "guilty/not guilty" in Canada?


31 posted on 11/15/2012 9:23:37 AM PST by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: dennisw

There is an answer to this, but of course the mom won’t like it.

Sadly, the daughter needs to be taught at her home. I’m assuming the home has no oak trees near it. Most school districts have homebound programs...if one doesn’t, they’d better start one or be subject to a lawsuit which would have merrit.

I’m talking about a modified school curiculum that would work in the home setting.

If the girl has school friends she wants to see she can interact with them at prearranged times in a setting other than school.


32 posted on 11/15/2012 9:25:14 AM PST by txrangerette ("hold to the truth...speak without fear". (Glenn Beck))
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To: dennisw

when nuts are illegal, only criminals will have nuts.


33 posted on 11/15/2012 9:26:07 AM PST by PGR88
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To: Dahoser
“acorns can also be used to bully and torment children.”

I preferred the slingshot.....

34 posted on 11/15/2012 9:26:19 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Enough of this faggotry I say!

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35 posted on 11/15/2012 9:26:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dinoparty

You can certainly ask, but they’re under no obligation to do so. I personally would respect your request as I think it’s quite reasonable. I think most parents would since they understand the worries of a parent.


36 posted on 11/15/2012 9:27:22 AM PST by EEGator
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To: sockhead

When the market is right, sell the standing trees to someone that cuts hardwood into fine lumber.

A friend of mine had a mobil mill in which he trailerd to the customers site. He custom cut the lumber and charged according to board feet. He also bought or removed for free various trees for his own lumber use.

Once he bought a special mill to build over a huge oak tree which he could not cut up any other way. He sold the mill after that one tree was cut to lumber on the spot where it fell.


37 posted on 11/15/2012 9:28:17 AM PST by Cold Heart
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Sorry lady. In the minds of the liberal ruling class trees are far more important that your son’s health. Those trees will be “taken out” over your son’s dead body! Where is your compassion for TREES?!!

IF anyone touches those trees it is they who will be cut down!!! (I LOVE pitting liberals against each other)


38 posted on 11/15/2012 9:29:03 AM PST by subterfuge (************ Believe Barry Obama's Propaganda At Your Own Peril **************)
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To: cripplecreek

Never anger Treebeard the Ent!


39 posted on 11/15/2012 9:29:08 AM PST by EEGator
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To: dennisw

She’ll see a real nut if she looks in a mirror.


40 posted on 11/15/2012 9:29:22 AM PST by animal172 (According to the Bible there are only two political partys. Republicans and Sinners)
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To: dinoparty
However, as a parent of a child with a severe peanut allergy, I can assure you that it is real and that its frightening, so please no comments about “natural selection” or “we all had allergies when we were kids and we turned out OK” ... Those comments just show your ignorance.

Yes, these things are real. I think there's no question that it is getting worse and no one has a definitive explanation(s).

That said, we cannot accommodate every single severe allergy out there. I have a sister-in-law with numerou severe allergies. Perfume, cat dander, incense and tobacco odor being just several of them. They can land her in the hospital pretty easily. She basically has to live her life around her allergies.

People whose lives or healthy are threatened by such commonly occuring ordinary things may have to consider special measures, including home schooling, rather than make everyone else miss out on things like a pet cat, church incense or an oak tree in the playground.
41 posted on 11/15/2012 9:29:38 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Hot Tabasco
I was actually thinking about squirrels crossing over onto school property with nuts in their mouths would be shot.
42 posted on 11/15/2012 9:29:57 AM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: dfwgator

They can’t help it if they like the way they’re made. Why can’t the Maples just be happy in their shade?


43 posted on 11/15/2012 9:30:05 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: dennisw

Wonder if she had her husband “de-frocked”???


44 posted on 11/15/2012 9:30:12 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: dfwgator

They can’t help it if they like the way they’re made. Why can’t the Maples just be happy in their shade?


45 posted on 11/15/2012 9:30:21 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: dennisw

I would think that a peanut allergy would not translate to a tree allergy.

I wonder where this allergy comes from. I don’t remember any of this when I was a child. None whatsoever.


46 posted on 11/15/2012 9:30:29 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: Cold Heart

Thanks for the tip.


47 posted on 11/15/2012 9:30:50 AM PST by sockhead (Socialism: trickle up poverty.)
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To: dennisw

Is she related to Bloomberg?


48 posted on 11/15/2012 9:32:33 AM PST by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: stayathomemom
I was actually thinking about squirrels crossing over onto school property

If it involves crossing a road, they'll never make it......

49 posted on 11/15/2012 9:33:14 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Dr. Sivana

I don’t disagree with you. However, there are some minimal things that can be done as a courtesy to the allergic person, without much inconvenience to the others. It angers me when people object even to these.


50 posted on 11/15/2012 9:34:21 AM PST by dinoparty
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