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PATHETIC: Brawl Breaks Out Betwixt Parents at High School Graduation
Clash Daily ^ | 31 May 2014

Posted on 05/31/2014 8:49:04 PM PDT by kingattax

VIDEO AT LINK

A high school graduation in Maryland is gaining national attention for the immaturity of the adults in attendance rather than the success of the students onstage.

A massive brawl broke out outside Towson University’s SECU Center on Tuesday after the Randallstown High School class of 2014 took the stage for their diplomas, according to local media.

Full-grown men and women were exchanging punches while their embarrassed children looked on in graduation gowns.

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1 posted on 05/31/2014 8:49:04 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Mesopotamians?


2 posted on 05/31/2014 8:50:23 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: kingattax

This kind of crap wouldn’t happen if the “parents” had jobs. They’d be too tired to pull this kind of crap. The way things are now, they tend to want to blow off some steam any time they get up off of the couch.


3 posted on 05/31/2014 8:53:07 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: kingattax

They were too busy using their Obama phone to record this instead of calling the PO-Lease.


4 posted on 05/31/2014 8:53:12 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparisons)
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To: kingattax; Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Freak State ping!



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O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

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5 posted on 05/31/2014 8:53:52 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Michael.SF.

Ah yes. Baltimobama land.


6 posted on 05/31/2014 8:58:40 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: kingattax

I went to a boxing match and a highschool graduation broke out!


7 posted on 05/31/2014 9:04:25 PM PDT by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: kingattax

It probably started over an argument over who was the better composer, Beethoven, or Mozart.


8 posted on 05/31/2014 9:10:10 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: kingattax; All

The picture tells us all we need to know... men with drawers showing, no shirts, women with weaves going at it....disgusting. The two people arrested were 23 and 33.....


9 posted on 05/31/2014 9:11:14 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: kingattax

Isn’t Obamaland great?


10 posted on 05/31/2014 9:12:23 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: Nifster
The two people arrested were 23 and 33....

Grandparents?

11 posted on 05/31/2014 9:23:50 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Jeff Chandler
The two people arrested were 23 and 33.... Grandparents?
A freshman and a sophomore, maybe?
12 posted on 05/31/2014 9:27:40 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Don't tell me, I'll tell you.)
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To: BradyLS
"I went to a boxing match and a highschool graduation broke out!"

Comment of the day.
13 posted on 05/31/2014 9:28:09 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: dainbramaged
The two people arrested were 23 and 33.... Grandparents?
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A freshman and a sophomore, maybe?

All of the above.

14 posted on 05/31/2014 9:32:23 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: kingattax

I am an urban high school teacher. This sort of thing (parent fights) is not unusual. Just one more reason why I don’t go to graduations.


15 posted on 05/31/2014 9:32:40 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Steve_Seattle

I second that


16 posted on 05/31/2014 9:32:54 PM PDT by Finatic (Sometimes I think it would be nice to just get it on and get it over with. Once and for all.)
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To: Leaning Right
Just one more reason why I don’t go to graduations

I used to teach when graduations were just boring and hot. Trying to stay awake in those damn robes was bad enough. I can't imagine having to suffer through a brawl too.

17 posted on 05/31/2014 9:44:07 PM PDT by DeFault User
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To: kingattax

I had to look, but it saw EXACTLY what I expected to see.
It’s gonna be a long summer.


19 posted on 05/31/2014 9:48:32 PM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: Leaning Right

When you talk about such things the next day with someone who was there, what was the usual cause of these scuffles?
Someone felt “disrespected”? Disagreements over the unified field theory? The ‘rents just wanna fight, and you better let ‘em?
I’ve never understood this combative component of the, uh, Norwegian personality. It’s hot, you’re sitting there dressed-up—you’d think they’d want to go home, not pound one another.


20 posted on 05/31/2014 9:50:00 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: tumblindice

the smart people ignored the fight and got to be first in line at the all-you-can eat buffet.


21 posted on 05/31/2014 9:53:18 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax
Sue me, but...

Roe vs. Wade staved off the destruction/collapse of this nation by a good 20 years.

22 posted on 05/31/2014 10:01:05 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (Immigration without assimilation is the death of a nation)
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To: kingattax

Yes, the pros went right to Waffle House where the close quarters combat techniques learned in the kids’ earlier years at Chuckee Cheese could be used in the AC, and after a good square meal.


23 posted on 05/31/2014 10:02:14 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: tumblindice

Amish


24 posted on 05/31/2014 10:11:28 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi or Atty General Holder, who brought more guns to Mexico?)
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To: NonValueAdded

We’re paying a dam high price for cotton.


25 posted on 05/31/2014 10:14:08 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: dfwgator

*spit take*

Okay, dude, THAT was funny!


26 posted on 05/31/2014 10:15:58 PM PDT by DemforBush (A repo man is always intense.)
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To: tumblindice
What was the usual cause of these scuffles?

I honestly can't say. Perhaps someone made a rude comment. Who knows? All I can say is that the ceremony is moving along, then all of a sudden a fight breaks out in the audience. The school police (pretend police) try to break it up, but to no avail. Then the city police (real police) show up with dogs and guns, and the whole thing gets shut down.

It makes for entertaining theater. Except for the fact that there are decent graduates on stage who deserve a peaceful and dignified ceremony.

27 posted on 05/31/2014 10:17:28 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Captainpaintball

Good point.


28 posted on 05/31/2014 10:19:02 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

“The two people arrested were 23 and 33....
Grandparents?”

Probably Great Grandparents, seriously.


29 posted on 05/31/2014 10:23:34 PM PDT by slouper (LWRC SPR 223)
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To: Leaning Right

It’s too bad for the kids, a few bad apples ruining their big day. I can see why you would pass. Thanks.
Teacher huh? My hat’s off to you.


30 posted on 05/31/2014 10:28:15 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Captainpaintball
Roe vs. Wade staved off the destruction/collapse of this nation by a good 20 years.

I know what you are saying, but I disagree. Roe vs. Wade has led to this perverse Moloch worship where the Nation deems it is OK to sacrifice babies at the altar of "free" and easy sex, and materialism. This has destroyed the sanctity of life, and the institutions of marriage, and family.

So I know where you are coming from, but a Nation that forgets God will reap all kinds of evil. And a Nation that supports abortion on demand is a Nation that has forgotten God.

Psalms 9:17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.

32 posted on 05/31/2014 10:33:12 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Leaning Right
And one reason I hate Parent-Teacher Night. There is ALWAYS at least one parent (usually of the same persuasion) who starts to get rude, screaming at you, cursing, etc. because their little LaShanda received a failing grade. LaShanda, who was last seen in class 6 months ago and who never turned in any work whatsoever. I don't bother to point our that they never answered any of my phone messages or emails expressing concern over LaShanda's absences or lack of work completed. I smile and pleasantly say, "Oh, I see LaShanda must take after your side of the family. Am I right?" Just before I tell them that they have to leave the room because their behavior is unacceptable.

Many teachers I know have student monitors helping with crowd control on Parent-Teacher Night for just such a reason.

33 posted on 05/31/2014 10:45:12 PM PDT by EinNYC
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And one reason I hate Parent-Teacher Night.

I hear you. For me, standard procedure is to always start with a compliment: "LaShanda has not brought any weapons to class, to my knowledge." Then I can get more to the point: "However, she has only attended three days in the six weeks."

34 posted on 05/31/2014 11:01:44 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: kingattax

I’m going to watch the video. I bet it’s those pesky Amish again. Civilization is going the way of the pigs.


35 posted on 05/31/2014 11:02:08 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: EinNYC
Oh, and here's one more thing you might find interesting. I've taught in majority-white urban schools and majority-black urban schools. Parent-teacher night was MUCH better attended at the majority-black schools.

The conversations were also much more - shall we say - animated at majority-black schools as well.

36 posted on 05/31/2014 11:08:21 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: kingattax

Demonrat territory, so no surprise there.


37 posted on 05/31/2014 11:33:11 PM PDT by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: All

At this point its all a waste of time. All of it.

The Union will be long dead in less than 100 years. Goodbye United States.

Its just done, finished - a foregone conclusion.


38 posted on 06/01/2014 12:03:17 AM PDT by warsaw44
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To: kingattax
Let's put this together:

1. A minority race that feels entitled;
2. A minority race that has been brought up without decent values;
3. A minority race that is mostly fatherless without such discipline;
4. A minority race that doesn't give a damn about the nation they live in and get free bennies, while others die and bleed so they can get the latest sneakers.
5. A majority race that is the same as above, but to a lessor degree (think trailor trash).

39 posted on 06/01/2014 12:23:55 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: kingattax

Usual suspects!


40 posted on 06/01/2014 12:39:32 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: kingattax
So the high school is near Towson University?

Not surprised.

Anyone here see the multiple posts on Towson State's debate team?

They won the national championship after their team ignored the official debate question, and, instead, delivered incoherent, maniacal, Ebonic rants.

The video is beyond belief.

No picture of the debate jurors, but I assume they were all terrified Left wing white professors.

41 posted on 06/01/2014 12:44:48 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: jonrick46
AI bet it’s those pesky Amish again..

Go take a look . . . and you'll see why historically this could have been avoided by picking our own damned cotton.

42 posted on 06/01/2014 1:45:06 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Nifster

“men with...no shirts,”

I thought that too, but looking at the pictures a second time, I think that guy’s shirt got torn off in the fight.


43 posted on 06/01/2014 1:46:01 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: warsaw44

I don’t know about the Union, but the Republic died about 50 years ago....


44 posted on 06/01/2014 1:54:25 AM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissinger)
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To: Leaning Right
I am an urban high school teacher.

I'm sorry to hear that.

45 posted on 06/01/2014 3:49:33 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: OldPossum

People, its “Street Rats”, that’s what they do.


46 posted on 06/01/2014 4:03:48 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: kingattax

Judging them strictly on the “content of their character” and not the “color of their skin”, I give them an F-minus!


47 posted on 06/01/2014 4:09:54 AM PDT by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: dfwgator

“It probably started over an argument over who was the better composer, Beethoven, or Mozart.”

Actually, the debate was on the merits of Wagner over Elgar.

How can we ever hope to embrace diversity and achieve unity amongst the races if we continue to make these assumptions? (I joke...)


48 posted on 06/01/2014 4:19:25 AM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: mrs. a
Actually, the debate was on the merits of Wagner over Elgar.

No wonder they took it to The Ring.

49 posted on 06/01/2014 4:24:48 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: tumblindice

“Mesopotamians?”

Laughed out loud at that one...refreshing change from the standard.


50 posted on 06/01/2014 4:45:02 AM PDT by VMI70
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