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No more Father's, Mother's Day? School nixes celebration in the post-nuclear age
CTVNews.ca ^ | May 18, 2013 | Christina Commisso

Posted on 05/19/2013 12:38:08 AM PDT by Daffynition

A Nova Scotia school is causing controversy after deciding to stop celebrating Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, instead opting to recognize the International Day of Families instead.

The Dartmouth elementary school said it is aiming to celebrate diversity and inclusivity while avoiding making children who are part of non-traditional families feel left out.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: destroythefamily; fathersday; gayadoption; gaystapo; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; liberalagenda; mothersday
“Children can be isolated in a classroom if they’ve lost their mom or are in a family without a dad or in a family with two moms or two dads,”

GEESH!

1 posted on 05/19/2013 12:38:08 AM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

I understand they dropped the celebration of Father’s Day a long time ago in Harlem.


2 posted on 05/19/2013 12:41:16 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

A shame that.....


3 posted on 05/19/2013 12:53:34 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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Well, it won't bother one particular group.


4 posted on 05/19/2013 1:06:35 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Daffynition

Funny how they call it “International Families Day” while being completely against the traditional family.


5 posted on 05/19/2013 1:53:06 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Daffynition

Oh how the minority is coddled at the expense of the majority. Oh the humanity or the agenda under the cover of..............


6 posted on 05/19/2013 3:10:30 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: Daffynition

Like the annual dustups over Christmas, Easter, and Hallowe’en, this fluster is the result of families’ having outsourced what should have been their own social functions to the government schools.


7 posted on 05/19/2013 4:55:43 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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To: Tax-chick
Like the annual dustups over Christmas, Easter, and Hallowe’en, this fluster is the result of families’ having outsourced what should have been their own social functions to the government schools.

You are among the few who "get it".

1) Schooling can not be religiously, politically, or culturally neutral. Such a state can not exist in the mind of a sentient human. Therefore, when there are government schools, it is inevitable that lobbying blocks of citizens form in an effort to **force** their non-neutral worldview onto the hearts and minds of other people's children.

2) If education were privately delivered the problem of children who do not fit into the dominate pattern, regardless of the issue, would be handled by parents and any teachers ( if any) chosen by the parents.

3) As for this particular issue, if generations of children are subjected to socialist-entitlement and GODLESS ( or religiously lukewarm) education the community should not be surprised when LOTS of family dysfunction emerges.

8 posted on 05/19/2013 5:09:24 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Olog-hai

Seems like an oxymoron, b/c kids of gheys *know* they don’t have a traditional family...so calling it *Family Day* is a back-handed slap...IMO.


9 posted on 05/19/2013 5:09:26 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: ronnie raygun

When it comes to socialist-entitlement and single payer schooling, the biggest and most politically powerful gets to run the show.

That is what socialism is.


10 posted on 05/19/2013 5:11:11 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: ronnie raygun

If that worked for 2A issues, [especially in Connecticut] I would agree. :)


11 posted on 05/19/2013 5:11:22 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: wintertime
when there are government schools, it is inevitable that lobbying blocks of citizens form in an effort to **force** their non-neutral worldview onto the hearts and minds of other people's children.

For "schools," you could also substitute "medical care," "social welfare," "employment," and other social arrangments. People have different ideas of "the good." In a free society, each one can pursue his own perceived benefit, at his own expense. He can voluntarily associate with others who share his concepts.

This is the only just arrangment.

12 posted on 05/19/2013 5:29:28 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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To: Daffynition

They’re against nature. Thousands of years of evolution produced sexual reproduction, with a father and a mother. This is an indisputable fact.

Liberalism is against nature.


13 posted on 05/19/2013 5:33:38 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: Daffynition

The schools in the hood will still celebrate Mutha’s Day. But remember that Mutha in the hood is half a word.


14 posted on 05/19/2013 5:44:00 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: Daffynition
Obviously, the school staff aren't trained enough in including kids and sharing the joy. It's a teaching moment for all the others -- meaning the idiot adults.

Davey and Goliath tackled the whole Father & Son something tournament with a kid who didn't have a Dad. Even a 5-year-old could understand. Educrats, not so much. Unless they're spoon-feeding propaganda that no one believes.

15 posted on 05/19/2013 5:44:20 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Daffynition; All

Diversity is the new racism


16 posted on 05/19/2013 5:48:24 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Tax-chick
Indeed!...The principle applies to all social arrangements. It is for this reason that government should be as limited as possible and as locally applied as possible.

It is amazing, even here on Free Republic, how many fail to understand that government owned and run schooling is the very definition of a compulsory, socialist-entitlement ,and single payer program. Even if school districts were the size of a suburban housing division it is an abomination for one neighbor to impose his worldview on another family’s child and place others under police threat to pay for it.

17 posted on 05/19/2013 5:49:33 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Daffynition

as a young girl traumatized by the death of my father when I was 10, I was certainly glad that Fathers’ Day was after school let out.

I agree with those that do not see the need to institutionalize these celebrations. There are too many exceptions to the nuclear family, some having nothing to do with personal choices.


18 posted on 05/19/2013 5:54:14 AM PDT by jaybee
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To: Tax-chick
For “schools,” you could also substitute “medical care,” “social welfare,” “employment,” and other social arrangments.
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One more thing:

In a few generations we will have a nation of citizens who will be soooooo conditioned by Obamacare that it will be impossible for them to imagine a world without it. And...All the arguments seen here to defend or reform socialist-entitlement and single-payer schooling will be used to defend or reform socialist-entitlement medicine.

** We need to run conservatives for the comrade health board.
** We need to return health care to local control.
** We need to increase spending.
** We need to encourage our smartest young people to go into medicine ( because by then only the dumbest will choose medicine as a profession.)
** We need more patient ( parent) autonomy in health care decisions.
** Privatize? If we don't have socialist-medicine people will die in the streets like they did in the 20th century!

19 posted on 05/19/2013 5:59:30 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: jaybee
If schooling was completely privately delivered your mother could have **choosen** an educational setting that would have most closely met your unique needs.

With socialist-entitlement K-12 schooling, the voting mob imposes its worldview on other people's children and forces everyone to pay for this cruelty.

20 posted on 05/19/2013 6:02:26 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: jaybee

Sorry...That should have been “chosen”.


21 posted on 05/19/2013 6:03:00 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: wintertime

I do not find your prediction improbable! It seems to be part of human nature to believe that what *is* is what *must be*, and that life couldn’t go on any other way.


22 posted on 05/19/2013 6:04:29 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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To: wintertime
With socialist-entitlement K-12 schooling, the voting mob imposes its worldview on other people's children and forces everyone to pay for this cruelty.

Just like Karl Marx drew it up

23 posted on 05/19/2013 6:08:25 AM PDT by Marathoner (Impeach Obama, Holder, Big Sis, and throw in IL Gov Quinn for good measure)
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To: jaybee
Can I help you imagine a world without prison-like government owned and run socialist-entitlement schooling?

Maybe, a child from traditional or non-traditional families might have attended a dame school in the home of a neighbor just a few houses away from their homes with 4 to 10 other students who were there also for day care, as well.

Maybe, the local day care center provides schooling through the 8th grade.

Maybe, there are tutors with home study.

Some summer camps might retrofit to become boarding schools.

The local Karate studio, children's theater, or dance studio might become a small school.

There are communities across this nation who have vibrant and **first class** fire departments that are completely volunteer run. Are citizens who are capable of providing fire departments and EMT services not also fully capable of organizing schooling for their community's children?

24 posted on 05/19/2013 6:13:54 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: wintertime

Well said, wintertime!


25 posted on 05/19/2013 6:28:36 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Yo MOMMA Dat’


26 posted on 05/19/2013 6:45:41 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Daffynition
In other words, society has collapsed.
27 posted on 05/19/2013 7:24:45 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

In other words, society has collapsed.
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It was pointed out that bad neighborhoods don’t cause bad schools. Instead, it is just the opposite. Bad schools cause bad neighborhoods.

Socialist-entitlement, single-payer, GODLESS, and compulsory schools are** bad** schools. That is why society has collapsed.


28 posted on 05/19/2013 7:40:28 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: Daffynition

Perhaps, these education folks will someday, help children remember “Ass Kicker’s Day.” The day when all parents actually raise their children, along with the parentless- like they care, every day of the week/year.. I look forward to that day. I am a good father and grandfather, to those who have known me- one way or the other. My great grandmother raised 32 children during the bad times, when folks had to give their children over. That’s just the way it was in North Dakota. You just do the next right thing- no matter what. That’s living. No matter what.


29 posted on 05/19/2013 8:15:07 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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