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No American Flags Allowed at This Denver HS

Posted on 03/31/2006 2:09:54 PM PST by MadeInAmerica

I didn't see a specific thread on this sick one... It only gets worse.... (First topic post...be nice:)

From the DenverChannel.com

LONGMONT, Colo. -- More than two dozen students walked out of Skyline High School Friday morning to protest what they say is a ban that doesn't allow the American flag to be flown on school grounds.

Several students said that they were upset that Mexican flags can be waved around but that American flags couldn't. They said that school officials confiscated their American flags because it has become inflammatory because of recent immigration issues.

"When the immigration laws came out we noticed that a lot of Hispanics were waving Mexican flags and what we were thinking to ourselves is like, isn't the immigration law to stay in the country? You want to stay in America, correct? So I said, for every Mexican flag, you should have an American flag right next to it. So a few people went out and started waving American flags, and that's where everything bridged out," said Skyline student R.J. Fogal. "That's when they started telling us that we can't wave American flags, there's going to be no flags today, or everyone is going to be suspended -- whoever carries a flag."

"What we want to know is since when was it against the rules to have an American flag on a car, in a car, in your hands in a school?" said student William Cassity.

Read more if you can take it. http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/8385889/detail.html


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: aliens; america; borderlist; discrimination; flag; mexicanflag; mexico; oldglory; usa
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1 posted on 03/31/2006 2:09:55 PM PST by MadeInAmerica
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To: MadeInAmerica

Revoke the taxpayer funds then. School collapses. Yay.


2 posted on 03/31/2006 2:10:35 PM PST by xrp (Fox News Channel: MISSING WHITE GIRL NETWORK)
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To: MadeInAmerica

Right here.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1607066/posts


3 posted on 03/31/2006 2:10:49 PM PST by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: MadeInAmerica

And then I go and miss the W in Allowed. ROFL....Can admin fix?


4 posted on 03/31/2006 2:11:14 PM PST by MadeInAmerica ( - Tested in the Middle East)
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To: MadeInAmerica

I have had it up to here with the punks walking out!


5 posted on 03/31/2006 2:11:50 PM PST by stopem (Call any co you deal with and insist they not let any illegal work on or near your property, we did!)
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To: MadeInAmerica

Sad to have this kind of people running our Schools.!!!


6 posted on 03/31/2006 2:11:54 PM PST by garaceg
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To: MadeInAmerica

Send this to Tom Tancredo. I'd love to see his response.


7 posted on 03/31/2006 2:12:09 PM PST by bordergal
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To: cripplecreek

Ahhh, I see it posted, thanks...so ticked right now I'm smokin


8 posted on 03/31/2006 2:12:10 PM PST by MadeInAmerica ( - Tested in the Middle East)
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To: humblegunner; Eaker; TheMom; pax_et_bonum; Allegra; stevie_d_64

No U.S. flags allowed ping. . .


9 posted on 03/31/2006 2:12:59 PM PST by Flyer (Preserve American Culture)
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To: MadeInAmerica

The socialists of liberal academia are just gettin worse. The high responsibility of education should be taken away from the government and put in the private sector. Get rid of this twisted pinko academia that is so anti-American, that our kids should get no where near them.


10 posted on 03/31/2006 2:13:03 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: MadeInAmerica

The liberal infested public school system in action.


11 posted on 03/31/2006 2:13:58 PM PST by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: MadeInAmerica

Perhaps you were subconsciously sending the message, "No, W!" on the immigration issue?


12 posted on 03/31/2006 2:14:07 PM PST by linda_22003
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To: MadeInAmerica

Red state alert. What is going on with Red States lately? Do they want to turn blue or something? Funny I was thinking that the U.S. was turning more red, but after the last year I can't say what color the map is turning.


13 posted on 03/31/2006 2:14:12 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: linda_22003

What if they stand and recite the Pledge of Allegience?


14 posted on 03/31/2006 2:15:22 PM PST by massgopguy (massgopguy)
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To: linda_22003

Perhaps you were subconsciously sending the message, "No, W!" on the immigration issue?
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ROFLOL...that was too funny. Probably some truth as well.


15 posted on 03/31/2006 2:15:54 PM PST by MadeInAmerica ( - Tested in the Middle East)
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To: MadeInAmerica

All the students should make color copies of the flag and glue it on their notebooks for the remainder of the school year.


16 posted on 03/31/2006 2:17:11 PM PST by tgambill (I would like to comment.....)
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To: MadeInAmerica
That happens when traitors or the mentally ill are in charge.

In Fairfax County, Virginia students were apparently allowed to leave school to protest in favor of the illegal criminals (maybe protests favoring child rapists will be next). During the march, one 16-year-old scholar/protester was stabbed by a 17-year-old and ended up in a hospital. I wonder if it is at tax-payer expense.

17 posted on 03/31/2006 2:17:26 PM PST by Dante3
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To: MadeInAmerica
" They said that school officials confiscated their American flags because it has become inflammatory because of recent immigration issues. "

Hell, this is nothing new, 90 % of the rest of the world has found it inflammatory for decades.

If this school board had any "cajones" they'd ban all flags but the U.S. Flag

Yeah i know I'm an intollerant ugly American, BUT I'm also a pissed off American who's tired of pandering and bending over to the rest of the nuts in this world.

18 posted on 03/31/2006 2:18:10 PM PST by Kakaze (I'm now a single issue voter.....exterminate Al Quaida)
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To: stopem
I have had it up to here with the punks walking out!

Anyone notice they don't 'March' or 'Protest' after 3 pm? Punks is right.

19 posted on 03/31/2006 2:18:43 PM PST by tsmith130
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To: MadeInAmerica

Wonder what the principal would do if a student came to school with a flag patch on his book daypack? Expel the student? rip the patch off? Have him arrested?

I see a big juicy lawsuit directed at the school and school district if he tried that. Almost makes me wish I was a student again so that I could challenge it.


20 posted on 03/31/2006 2:19:19 PM PST by CedarDave (Islam is the pit bull of religions)
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To: xrp

Revoke the taxpayers funds then, School collapses. Yay.

I say next payday pay the teachers in Mexican pesos.


21 posted on 03/31/2006 2:21:14 PM PST by Americanexpat (A strong democracy through citizen oversight.)
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To: stopem
I have had it up to here with the punks walking out!

my reading says the students walked out because the American flag "isn't" allowed to be flown? Am I missing something?

22 posted on 03/31/2006 2:23:03 PM PST by liberty2004
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To: MadeInAmerica

Newark,NJ is full of schools that do not fly the American flag. They do have the Puerto Rican flag, and flags of other countries but not Old Glory.


23 posted on 03/31/2006 2:26:23 PM PST by OldFriend (AMERICA WOULD NOT BE THE LAND OF THE FREE IF IT WERE NOT ALSO THE HOME OF THE BRAVE)
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To: xrp

It was in nearby Wheat Ridge, Colorado, where a school counselor took it upon herself to change the wording of the Pledge of Allegiance from "one nation under God" to "one nation under your belief system." The counselor claimed that she wanted to prevent "offending" any students or teachers by the mention of God. Can it be that the Longmont, Colorado, school officials find the Stars and Stripes offensive? Who in that beautiful state would be offended by the US flag--unless, of course, the offended party is Ward Churchill?


24 posted on 03/31/2006 2:28:37 PM PST by OkeyDokeyOkie
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To: napscoordinator
Even in the reddest areas, the schools are still ultra-liberal. What is scary is our academia are actively working towards the destruction of our nation.
25 posted on 03/31/2006 2:29:05 PM PST by gafusa
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To: napscoordinator

I grew up in Longmont. Some areas of the town we used to call "Taco Flats" (if that is offensive, suck it up). This area is in the Skyline HS area. Some extremely rich kids, and some extremely poor kids. Not a whole lot of in between. This does not surprise me. The Niwot HS (I went there) walk out shocked me tho'.


26 posted on 03/31/2006 2:29:10 PM PST by CherylBower
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To: MadeInAmerica
"What we want to know is since when was it against the rules to have an American flag on a car, in a car, in your hands in a school?"

In Colorado, it was March 19, 2003 at 10:15pm EST.

27 posted on 03/31/2006 2:30:01 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (I can't complain...but sometimes I still do.)
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To: CherylBower

Bump for Mods putting this back up in News forum.


28 posted on 03/31/2006 2:30:44 PM PST by CedarDave (Islam is the pit bull of religions)
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To: EagleUSA

You know what is really funny about this. When the real far left (communists) take over like in Russia or China, who are one of the first ones they exterminate. The teachers and politicians because they know they are the ones they have to worry about the most.


29 posted on 03/31/2006 2:31:12 PM PST by MadAnthony1776 ("liberalism" = "do as I say, not as I do")
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To: Flyer

I think it's almost time.


30 posted on 03/31/2006 2:33:31 PM PST by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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To: MadeInAmerica
Skyline High School Administration
31 posted on 03/31/2006 2:34:57 PM PST by Texas_Jarhead
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To: MadeInAmerica; All

stumpf_thomas@stvrain.k12.co.us


32 posted on 03/31/2006 2:36:32 PM PST by rwfromkansas (http://xanga.com/rwfromkansas)
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To: CherylBower


"Taco Flats" (if that is offensive, suck it up).

"Taco Flats"? I could never be offended by that. I never even heard of it before. Actually, it takes ALOT to offend me. Believe me even some flames I get on FREEPERS don't offend me and I get quite a few...LOL.


33 posted on 03/31/2006 2:36:54 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: Texas_Jarhead

Read his statement....I've read somthing like that before...just can't place it.

Principal

Tom Stumpf

"As an educational leader, I am powerfully committed to collaboratively
promote the successful learning of all students at Skyline High School,
while simultaneously optimizing humaneness and respect for all, staff and students alike." Tom Stumpf, Principal


34 posted on 03/31/2006 2:40:33 PM PST by MadeInAmerica ( - Tested in the Middle East)
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To: napscoordinator

I'm not saying you, in particular, but anyone reading it.


35 posted on 03/31/2006 2:43:09 PM PST by CherylBower
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To: MadeInAmerica

That's right down the road from me. Who knew?


36 posted on 03/31/2006 2:43:50 PM PST by dljordan
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To: rwfromkansas

OMG, He was my principal at Niwot when I was there 20 years ago. Our VP was Jerry something. Our school was run by Tom and Jerry.


37 posted on 03/31/2006 2:44:16 PM PST by CherylBower
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To: CherylBower

It appears Tom and Jerry have been replaced by Dumb and Dummer


38 posted on 03/31/2006 2:47:16 PM PST by MadeInAmerica ( - Tested in the Middle East)
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To: CherylBower

If you check out Skyline High School, you'll find it's test scores are below the state average in EVERY subject area. With an idiot like this as principal, it's no wonder why.


39 posted on 03/31/2006 2:49:14 PM PST by BW2221
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To: MadeInAmerica

It is beginning to appear we are living in "Bizarro America".


40 posted on 03/31/2006 2:50:43 PM PST by yarddog
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To: napscoordinator
What is going on in the red states? Hugh Hewitt has a contest to paint the map red
41 posted on 03/31/2006 2:55:03 PM PST by jwalburg (If I have not seen as far as others, it is because of the giants standing on my shoulders.)
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To: MadeInAmerica
Read his statement....I've read somthing like that before...just can't place it.

He needs a remedial grammar course, stat. Good grief.

42 posted on 03/31/2006 2:55:26 PM PST by Thinkin' Gal (As it was in the days of NO...)
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To: MadeInAmerica

So the school officials are now of the position that the freedom of speech exists only when there are no tensions. That is, if one side becomes inflamed, all the world can hear only their speech. All other sides must remain quiet.

End the Apartheid in public schools.
Divest from all government-paid education!!

Good first post.


43 posted on 03/31/2006 3:02:39 PM PST by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Liberals are blind. They are the dupes of Leftists who know exactly what they're doing.)
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To: MadeInAmerica; CherylBower; Thinkin' Gal
It appears Tom and Jerry have been replaced by Dumb and Dummer

Sounds like the guy is eaten up with Ur-Liberal PC-speak. Guess that's what he's been working on the last 20 years.....instead of getting his students' test grades up.

What a nitwit.

44 posted on 03/31/2006 3:09:06 PM PST by lentulusgracchus ("Whatever." -- sinkspur)
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To: MadeInAmerica
Link for the Denver Channel story:

The Denver Channel

45 posted on 03/31/2006 3:11:56 PM PST by CedarDave (Islam is the pit bull of religions)
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To: xrp
There must be some legal action that we could take to get the attention of the government school system.

Does anyone know a lawyer, judge, expert that could inform us about any legal action we could take?

46 posted on 03/31/2006 3:13:32 PM PST by Texas Jack
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To: MadeInAmerica

Skyline High School information:

Grades: 9-12
Type: public
Enrollment: 1439
600 East Mountain View
Longmont, CO 80501
Boulder County
Phone: (720) 494-3741


Student Ethnicity

Race/School/State Average
White (not Hispanic)/62%/64%
Hispanic/35%/26%
Black (not Hispanic)/1%/6%
Asian/Pacific Islander/1%/3%
American Indian or Alaskan Native/<1%/1%

Source: CO Dept. of Education, 2004-2005 Ethnicity



47 posted on 03/31/2006 3:20:04 PM PST by Captain Rhino (If you will just abandon logic, these things will make a lot more sense!)
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To: MadeInAmerica

Good for them.


48 posted on 03/31/2006 3:47:34 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: All

UNITED STATES CODE
TITLE 36
CHAPTER 10
§174. Time and occasions for display
(e) Display on or near administration building of public institutions The flag should be displayed daily on or near the main administration building of every public institution.

(f) Display in or near polling places The flag should be displayed in or near every polling place on election days.

(g) Display in or near schoolhouses The flag should be displayed during school days in or near every schoolhouse.








"I live in a small farm town in Nelson County, Virginia, and will retire from the Virginia Army National Guard in April 2006, after 22 years. I have spent almost one half of my adult life preparing myself and my soldiers for a time, such as now, that our country might successfully face our enemies, foreign and domestic.

Looking at your webpage this morning and seeing the pictures of the high school students raising a Mexican national flag over an upside down American flag saddened me terribly, insofar as there are American soldiers, Marines, sailors, and airmen currently putting their lives in danger in order to provide these "citizens" the comfort of knowing that their protests will not result in being lined up against a wall and executed for their behavior, as they might in other countries around the world.

What would be interesting to know is if these young men and women are enjoying their educations on the back of the American taxpayer at a public school, while denigrating the country that provides these benefits to them, and so blatantly desecrating the flag that serves as a beacon to draw them to America in the first place."

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49 posted on 03/31/2006 3:48:20 PM PST by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (How could an illegal be a "guest" of anything? What part of criminal don't RINO's understand?)
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To: MadeInAmerica

Cut all state and federal tax aid, have them get their $ from Mexico.


50 posted on 03/31/2006 3:56:36 PM PST by boomop1 (there you go again)
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