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First Graders Suspended for Playing Cops & Robbers
The Stir Cafemom Blog ^ | January 16, 2013 at 12:03 PM | Posted by Jeanne Sager

Posted on 01/19/2013 9:10:34 PM PST by chessplayer

You know, I'm really getting tired of kids being punished for being normal kids. But here we go again. First graders at a Maryland elementary school have been suspended for having the audacity to play a good old-fashioned game of cops and robbers.

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1 posted on 01/19/2013 9:10:39 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Would Muslims and infidels been ok?


2 posted on 01/19/2013 9:14:32 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: chessplayer

Can you imagine what they would have gotten for playing Cowboys and Indians.


3 posted on 01/19/2013 9:14:43 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: al baby
Soon the urinals will be taken out of all schools. It is not allowed that anyone aim anything in a school
4 posted on 01/19/2013 9:15:57 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; chessplayer

Celebrate civility ping!


5 posted on 01/19/2013 9:17:42 PM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to O is NO principle!)
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To: chessplayer

Can we suspend Barry and Holder for Playing “Fast and Furious”?


6 posted on 01/19/2013 9:19:08 PM PST by Artcore
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To: chessplayer

If you were to ask a real child psychologist, I’m betting that he’d say kids play these games as all part of the process of learning right from wrong.

These so-called child experts are actually damaging the normal child pattern of development.


7 posted on 01/19/2013 9:20:01 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: chessplayer

were they using pink bubble guns?


8 posted on 01/19/2013 9:20:46 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: chessplayer

Silly kids..you should have screamed Allah Akbar like good little boys and girls..then the left would love you.


9 posted on 01/19/2013 9:20:55 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: chessplayer

POLITICALLY CORRECT COPS AND ROBBERS!!!

The robber must present the bank with a legal writ seeking reparations for past injustices, the robber will promise to distribute the wealth to the oppressed masses, the cop may politely inquire as to the root causes of the robber’s actions, and suggest anger-management counseling. NO G**S , EVEN IMAGINARY ONES, ARE EVER TO BE DISPLAYED! Estrogen-laced whole-wheat cupcakes (with NO fattening frosting), and lactose free milk, from cows not treated with rBST will be available when the game is over!

;)


10 posted on 01/19/2013 9:22:36 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: oldenuff2no
Soon the urinals will be taken out of all schools. It is not allowed that anyone aim anything in a school.

Having been a plumber I can tell you there is very little aiming going on there but I get your point. LOL

11 posted on 01/19/2013 9:34:36 PM PST by this_ol_patriot
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To: chessplayer

This is exhibit number one to stop federal involvement in education. Your tax dollars are being redistributed to places like this. This holds true at the state level as well. Complete local control of schools and busting teacher unions will solve problems like these.


12 posted on 01/19/2013 9:41:39 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe)
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To: chessplayer

Political correctness given the force and authority of law. It is not new. I was watching a documentary about the Tokugawa Shogunate and how the later Shoguns enforced the peace for which the time was known. Well, it was the result of law and regulations dictating the most minute activities of all the classes of Japanese with real and severe punishments for even unintentional violations of the code. The code covered even such things as how to dress and what colors to wear in differing locations, where and when you can sell your products which were in turn dictated by the authorities.

To me, it sounded like a living hell. Then I realized that we are headed in a like direction.


13 posted on 01/19/2013 9:44:46 PM PST by JimSEA
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To: SandRat

My siblings, cousins and I would be serving life sentences for THAT one.


14 posted on 01/19/2013 9:46:20 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: SandRat

Can you imagine what they would have gotten for playing Cowboys and Indians.


Well, at least there is some rational thought behind being opposed to kids playing cowboys and indians. The cowboys and indians I played as a kid, the cowboys were always good and the indians were always bad. Always. The only good indian was a dead one. Cops and robbers is totally different.


15 posted on 01/19/2013 9:46:47 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

When are the teachers unions goign to assemble ALL the teachers and tell them “Look you friggin idiots- Kids will be kids- they go throguh stages, they pretend- DEAL WITH IT and STOP punishing htem for being kids! THEY ARE NOT TERRORISTS! STOP THROWING THEM OUT OF SCHOOL! STOP HAVING THEM ARRESTED! STOP SUSPENDING THEM! YOU FRIGGIN IDIOTS YOU!”

I’m holding my breath waitign for the meeting


16 posted on 01/19/2013 9:48:06 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: chessplayer

These control freaks are psychological predators in my opinion.


17 posted on 01/19/2013 10:03:18 PM PST by Gene Eric ( I've plumb forgotten how to change the quote line down by my name!)
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To: SandRat
"Can you imagine what they would have gotten for playing Cowboys and Indians."

In the 50's, that's all we ever played. Those were the days of Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, Davy Crockett, etc. My brother was a big John Wayne fan. All he ever wanted to be was a soldier. He played war with those green plastic Army figures all the time. He also enjoyed drawing pictures of war scenes, with tanks blowing up things, and stick figure soldiers shooting each other. Thank God we were allowed to be kids back then.

18 posted on 01/19/2013 10:12:41 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: chessplayer

Hey-—what about Tonto??? Everyone loved him.


19 posted on 01/19/2013 10:20:50 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: oldenuff2no

They are trying to do just that. They are using the excuse that it cost too much to have urinals and toilets in school restrooms. But it is just more male bashing by the leftist.

This comes after many school districts have switched over to waterless urinals.


20 posted on 01/19/2013 10:28:44 PM PST by fudimo
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