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Central Florida 7th Grader Called Racist For Wearing Palin T-shirt-(Who'd a Thunk It)
WOFL ^ | 10-17-08 | Mellissa DiPane

Posted on 10/17/2008 6:08:22 AM PDT by tcrlaf

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35, Orlando) -- She's only 12 years old but Ashleigh Jones is feeling the heat of this election year.

That’s because the seventh grader at New Smyrna Beach Middle School was called a racist by classmates for wearing a pro-Sarah Palin t-shirt.

Jones is volunteering at the Republican Headquarters in New Smyrna Beach. The Palin t-shirt was a gift from her fellow volunteers.

But when she wore it to school she learned just how tough politics can be.

“Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian,” she said. “I wanted the Caucasian man to win. And I told them that’s not true. It’s my freedom of speech, it’s my opinion.”

Jones' parents say they aren't mad at the school they just want everyone including their daughter to voice their opinion constructively.

Officials with Volusia County Schools said there were no referrals or complaints to the office about this incident.

Ashleigh said that more of her friends are expressing their views by wearing political t-shirts and she plans to wear hers again.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antichrist; dresscodes; hate; intimidation; obama; palin; racism; tshirt; zerotolerance
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This is how things get out of hand. Where do you think these 12-13 year olds got their hate for Sarah Palin??

And can we ever deprogram them?

Video here: http://www.myfoxorlando.com/myfox/MyFox/pages/sidebar_video.jsp?contentId=7664458&version=1&locale=EN-US

1 posted on 10/17/2008 6:08:23 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

This poor child. Sometimes even at age 12 we have to buck up and show what we are made of.


2 posted on 10/17/2008 6:11:23 AM PDT by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: tcrlaf

u r right how do we deprogram these kids?
Is this the new Obama youth corps?


3 posted on 10/17/2008 6:11:50 AM PDT by She hits a grand slam tonight
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“Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian,” she said.

The next fifty years will be interesting.

4 posted on 10/17/2008 6:12:31 AM PDT by CE2949BB (McCain/Palin 08)
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To: tcrlaf
“Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian,” she said.

Try calling them lazy because they're black. See how that goes.

5 posted on 10/17/2008 6:14:43 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: tcrlaf
link to video
6 posted on 10/17/2008 6:14:50 AM PDT by Yankee
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To: tcrlaf
My 15 year old daughter verbally attacked by some 40+ year old woman because she was wearing a Bush/Cheney t-shirt at a can food drive.
7 posted on 10/17/2008 6:15:25 AM PDT by elder5 (Reelect ROSSI '08)
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8 posted on 10/17/2008 6:15:51 AM PDT by narses (http://www.youtube.com/TheMouthPeace)
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To: tcrlaf
-- "Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian," she said. --

She needs to name names. Make it personal.

9 posted on 10/17/2008 6:18:19 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: tcrlaf
This is how things get out of hand.

That's why there is a GFL in my wallet and a 9mm in my shoulder holster.

American Lead. Don't leave home without it.

10 posted on 10/17/2008 6:18:32 AM PDT by Yankee
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To: tcrlaf
Ashleigh said that more of her friends are expressing their views by wearing political t-shirts and she plans to wear hers again.

That's the best part.

11 posted on 10/17/2008 6:18:47 AM PDT by Styria
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To: tcrlaf

Welcome to the Brave New World, Ashleigh. This is your future.
I’m angry that a 12 year old has to be exposed to this crap.
These are the same punks that will happily turn in their parents or other adults for thought crimes.
No wait- these punks are learning their hate from their parents! Nevermind.


12 posted on 10/17/2008 6:24:04 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly ("The gloves are off, the heels are on."- Sarah Palin)
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To: tcrlaf

Yes, we can deprogram them.

Tell them that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s niece, Dr. Alveda King, is not supporting Obama.

Why? Because Alveda King, like her uncle, is prolife, and Obama is radically & unapologetically proabortion.


13 posted on 10/17/2008 6:24:30 AM PDT by fetal heart beats by 21st day (Defending human life is not a federalist issue. It is the business of all of humanity.)
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To: ozark hilljilly

Homeschool... while you still can.


14 posted on 10/17/2008 6:25:10 AM PDT by MrB (0bama supporters: What's the attraction? The Marxism or the Infanticide?)
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To: tcrlaf

Barack Obama is the most divisive figure to come along in my lifetime.

“Unity” my ass.


15 posted on 10/17/2008 6:26:17 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (u)
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To: Yankee

LOL—I have an image in my head of you shooting somebody because they called you a “racist.”


16 posted on 10/17/2008 6:28:35 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: MrB

It’s our last line of defense.
Stock up on curriculum now. The “change” that comes might well make all that illegal.


17 posted on 10/17/2008 6:28:38 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly ("The gloves are off, the heels are on."- Sarah Palin)
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To: tcrlaf
And can we ever deprogram them?

Apparently I'm the one that needs the deprogramming. As I seem to be in the minority.

My 10 year old was not pleased with me when I told her she could not put a McCain/Palin sticker on her bookbag, because other kids have been wearing shirts or hav stickers on the books and bags.

I just didn't think it appropriate.

Boy was I wrong --- We had her excused from schoool on Monday to attend the McCain/Palin rally in Virginia Beach, and of course she wanted to put a sticker on her bag for Tuesday and I still said no. Tuesday when she got home she said that 3 different teachers asked her if her parents had any extra McCain/Palin stickers and could she bring them in........

18 posted on 10/17/2008 6:30:06 AM PDT by Gabz
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To: tcrlaf

Murtha, western PA Racist, Maryland Hotel Racist, School kid Racist etc., what this mean is SHUT UP WHITEY!


19 posted on 10/17/2008 6:31:24 AM PDT by usslsm51
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To: ozark hilljilly

We do have the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (join today if you haven’t) and the ACLJ,

but what good will they do if 0bama decides to “get his inner thug on”?


20 posted on 10/17/2008 6:31:57 AM PDT by MrB (0bama supporters: What's the attraction? The Marxism or the Infanticide?)
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To: tcrlaf

Their dress code probably permits Che Gueverra T-shirts only.


21 posted on 10/17/2008 6:32:10 AM PDT by VR-21
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To: tcrlaf

““Some of the students were calling me racist because I was Caucasian,””

Welcome to the adult world kid.

“Where do you think these 12-13 year olds got their hate for Sarah Palin??”

Their parents who are either self loathing or closet black panthers.


22 posted on 10/17/2008 6:34:38 AM PDT by Niuhuru (Fine, I'm A Racist and Proud Of It!)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Barack Obama is the most divisive figure to come along in my lifetime.

“Unity” my ass.


Exactly. I'm not sure how he has shown himself to be a post-racial candidate, let alone anything other than a far-left extremist. Look at his home base. Every left wing radical in the US lives his tony south side Chicago neighborhood. Literally, he's one contact removed from Hugo Chavez on a personal basis and, yes, not removed at all from Ayers.

And nobody knows anything about this guy, his past and his true beliefs. Yet we're supposed to drop everything and vote for him without thinking it through? And if you dare question him, then you are tarred and feathered by a complicit media? This whole thing here, is the biggest fairy tale (Bill C. had that one right). Hell, they even made Clinton out to be a racist.

Now that it's down to the voters actually making a decision, I think things will break for McCain. It's clear that Obama will be raising taxes, and it might just be something as simple as that which will defeat the metro messiah.
23 posted on 10/17/2008 6:37:03 AM PDT by Harry Wurzbach (Joe The Plumber & Rep. Thaddeus McCotter are my heroes.)
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To: MrB
“but what good will they do if 0bama decides to “get his inner thug on”?”
Precisely.

Remember, All animals are equal-but some are more equal than others.
I'm making Animal Farm mandatory reading for my kids this month.

24 posted on 10/17/2008 6:37:21 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly ("The gloves are off, the heels are on."- Sarah Palin)
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To: 1rudeboy

That’s the wrong image.

I could care less what people say.

If they decide to physically attack me though, I will shoot to kill.


25 posted on 10/17/2008 6:37:30 AM PDT by Yankee
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To: ozark hilljilly

“I’m making Animal Farm mandatory reading for my kids this month.”

You know what — you are absolutely right...we have that video...guess what we are watching tomorrow night.

Thanks for reminding me about that.


26 posted on 10/17/2008 6:41:00 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.)
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight

True story from two weeks ago at my sister-in-law’s wedding...

We’re in the car with two of my nieces and somehow the subject of the elections came up. My one 10-year-old niece asked us “Who are you voting for?” We replied that it would be “McCain/Palin”. And she responded, “But don’t you care about the schools?” And yes, she goes to public school, in NY.


27 posted on 10/17/2008 6:41:27 AM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: silverleaf
This poor child. Sometimes even at age 12 we have to buck up and show what we are made of.

Ashleigh said that more of her friends are expressing their views by wearing political t-shirts and she plans to wear hers again.

Sounds like she has a good head on her shoulders to me. Rather "bucked up" and all that.

28 posted on 10/17/2008 6:44:15 AM PDT by Ingtar (Go Palin! And the white-haired guy too, I suppose. '08)
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To: Yankee
If they decide to physically attack me though, I will shoot to kill.

Right, I figured that . . . .

29 posted on 10/17/2008 6:44:16 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: areukiddingme1

I read that the vid wasn’t as good as the book. But aren’t there a couple of versions of it out? One from the 60’s or 70’s and a more recent one?
What can I say? I’m old school. (eh!)


30 posted on 10/17/2008 6:45:58 AM PDT by ozark hilljilly ("The gloves are off, the heels are on."- Sarah Palin)
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To: tcrlaf

These little classmates can just shut the H___ up. I’m sick and tired of decent people being called “racist” by charlatans, crooks, and totalitarians.


31 posted on 10/17/2008 6:46:21 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Republicans Suppress the Dallas Cowboy Voter Turnout!)
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To: Styria

You can’t keep real freedom down! Go girl go!


32 posted on 10/17/2008 6:49:44 AM PDT by Issaquahking (Maverick Barracuda voter! Drill baby drill!!)
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To: popdonnelly

Hey-I was accused of racism at work because I mentioned the Jena 6 incident as being “stupid”. 6 month investigation, interviews, interrogations the whole nine yards.

Welcome to the world of being a conservative.....


33 posted on 10/17/2008 6:52:49 AM PDT by murrie (For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son..........)
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To: Issaquahking

The big Zero is the most divisive candidate to run for President in the history of America.


34 posted on 10/17/2008 6:53:50 AM PDT by curth (Sarah Palin IS America - McCain-Palin '08)
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To: murrie
Sign me up. We may have to go underground after the "Fairness Doctrine" passes.
35 posted on 10/17/2008 6:56:24 AM PDT by tcrlaf (SARAH PALIN-The American Everywoman (Yes, You Really CAN!))
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To: curth

Exactly! It’s not the color of his skin, it’s the color of his politics!


36 posted on 10/17/2008 6:57:00 AM PDT by Issaquahking (Maverick Barracuda voter! Drill baby drill!!)
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To: tcrlaf

My oldest is 11, but when he was in kindergarten he got into a discussion with a black female classmate about George Bush. She exclaimed, “George Bush! He’s a bad man!” My son shot back, “He’s not bad. He’s a Republican!”


37 posted on 10/17/2008 7:05:58 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: ozark hilljilly

But the sad part is that these kids get a daily dose of garbage from their TEACHERS, probably more there than their parents.


38 posted on 10/17/2008 7:11:33 AM PDT by snowman1 (SHAMNESTY.)
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To: ozark hilljilly

Oh, yes, and more important animals eat lobster, champagne, & Iranian caviar.


39 posted on 10/17/2008 7:15:14 AM PDT by fetal heart beats by 21st day (Defending human life is not a federalist issue. It is the business of all of humanity.)
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To: tcrlaf

My 16 year old daughter was called a “sheep” by some of her classmates because she had a McCain sticker on her notebook (ironic, since 99.9% of her classmates would vote for Obama if they could). They also called her a racist (equally ironic, since her best girlfriend is black and her boyfriend is Puerto Rican). She put a 2nd McCain sticker on her notebook this morning before school...I’m proud of her spunk.


40 posted on 10/17/2008 7:23:15 AM PDT by Magic Fingers
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To: metmom

ping


41 posted on 10/17/2008 7:25:39 AM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: tcrlaf

My friend’s sons attend that school...I am most certain that they did not join in hurling the mindless abuse...Believe it or not, that school is one of the 2 best in the entire county-wide school district according to the all-hallowed test scores...


42 posted on 10/17/2008 7:30:50 AM PDT by stefanbatory (Do you want a President or a King?)
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight

My friend’s five year old came back from pre-school singing “WE LOVE OBAMA...OBAMA IS GREAT over and over again.” My friend started crying. He goes to a christian pre-school.


43 posted on 10/17/2008 7:34:30 AM PDT by Hildy
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To: MrB

44 posted on 10/17/2008 7:35:13 AM PDT by itsahoot (We will have world government. The only question is whether by conquest or consent.)
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight

Homeschooling should offset the brainwashing that is going on in the taxpayer supported schools.


45 posted on 10/17/2008 7:36:31 AM PDT by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking" - JC Watts)
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To: silverleaf
This poor child. Sometimes even at age 12 we have to buck up and show what we are made of.

I know it's a girl but when I came against adversity my dad always said,"That's what puts hair on your chest". Boy, am I hairy, but very, very strong in times of adversity.This kid looks like she's not backing down. You go girl!

46 posted on 10/17/2008 7:43:23 AM PDT by shiva
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To: tcrlaf
They started to yell at me because I was Caucasian. Does that mean that the verbal attackers were of a different skin color? Oh No, this election has nothing to do with race. Obama has made this election everything about skin color, not the Republicans. As a black rev. said on a youtube video, if obama wins, there will be 400 years of anger unleashed on to the white people. As a white person, I have to ask, What did we do?
47 posted on 10/17/2008 7:46:27 AM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: tcrlaf
I am surprised they did not call her anti-woman.
48 posted on 10/17/2008 7:47:33 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (Bolshecrat, the corrupt party of what if and whine.)
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To: itsahoot

I wonder if someone could make a graphic of

“THAT’S HOMOPHOBIC”...

THAT would be a hoot. Some flamer or Bulld[og] in the graphic... you get the point.

Yes, homeschoolers are racist and homophobic because they don’t indoctrinate their kids in the PC of the day.


49 posted on 10/17/2008 7:53:02 AM PDT by MrB (0bama supporters: What's the attraction? The Marxism or the Infanticide?)
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To: She hits a grand slam tonight
u r right how do we deprogram these kids?

Teaching them to write proper English might be a good start.

50 posted on 10/17/2008 7:55:46 AM PDT by humblegunner (If you're gonna die, die with your boots on.)
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