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St. Paul elementary school is officially changing its name to "Barack and Michelle Obama Service....
StarTribune ^ | 5/1/09 | Emily Johns

Posted on 05/01/2009 12:16:54 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo

A St. Paul elementary school is officially changing its name to "Barack and Michelle Obama Service Learning Elementary," pending approval of the school board.

Webster Magnet Elementary is piloting a service learning program this year that the school board is supposed to officially approve later this month. The school wanted a new name to reflect its new focus, so it put the Obama name and "Webster Service Learning Elementary" on the ballot for the school community.

Ballots were cast on Thursday by students, staff, and community members, and when they were counted this morning, the Obama name came out on top. The final tally was 526 to 328.

According to school board policy, new names of schools, programs, mascots and logos "shall reflect the diversity of the district," and all name changes need to be approved by the school board, "in consultation with the school community."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: bho44; flotusmichelle; namesake; obamamania
If you need a barf alert.......

Title was so long I had to edit it down.

1 posted on 05/01/2009 12:16:55 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

The public fawning continues...


2 posted on 05/01/2009 12:18:48 PM PDT by Allegra ( Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I will contribute the barf. BARF!


3 posted on 05/01/2009 12:21:16 PM PDT by doodad
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

When do the 60 foot high paintings of The One’s face go up?


4 posted on 05/01/2009 12:21:51 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Sad that they are leaving Che’ Gueverra’s name out of their new “school” name. If they have any sports teams, they might want to consider the name “Freeloaders” for their sports teams. That would reflect “the diversity” of the district perfectly.


5 posted on 05/01/2009 12:21:51 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America! We're going "Back to the Stone Age!")
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

School reading books to be replaced by teleprompters...


6 posted on 05/01/2009 12:23:09 PM PDT by irishjuggler
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To: FlingWingFlyer

How about Dear Leader U?


7 posted on 05/01/2009 12:23:33 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: irishjuggler

HAH!!!


8 posted on 05/01/2009 12:24:52 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR. ....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

And it chose to change its name because...


9 posted on 05/01/2009 12:27:01 PM PDT by benjibrowder (I keep praying for hope and change, but I open my eyes and Obama is still President.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I wonder if, in the new Zero-named school, their math classes will be teaching the younguns how much in debt they already are from “The One’s” spending.


10 posted on 05/01/2009 12:28:49 PM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
According to school board policy, new names of schools, programs, mascots and logos "shall reflect the diversity of the district," and all name changes need to be approved by the school board, "in consultation with the school community."

I want my kids' school renamed the "Barack and Michelle Obama, Klan Exalted Cyclops Robert C. Byrd, Todd Palin, Felipe Calderon, and Mao Zedong Elementary School and Diversity Indoctrination Center". It has a nice, musical sound.

11 posted on 05/01/2009 12:29:29 PM PDT by TurtleUp (Turtle up: cancel optional spending until 2012, and boycott TARP/stimulus companies forever!)
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To: benjibrowder

“And it chose to change its name because...”

Because Webster isn’t a popular TV series anymore...


12 posted on 05/01/2009 12:30:04 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR. ....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

The whole F**KING world has gone insane...


13 posted on 05/01/2009 12:30:56 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

+1...


14 posted on 05/01/2009 12:31:25 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR. ....Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: benjibrowder

So he’ll notice them and maybe he’ll visit. Then they can bask in his glory. Maybe, he’ll even look at them.


15 posted on 05/01/2009 12:32:27 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Dead Corpse

DO SOMETHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


16 posted on 05/01/2009 12:34:36 PM PDT by verity ("Lord, what fools we mortals be!")
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To: verity

Like what?


17 posted on 05/01/2009 12:35:18 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (III)
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To: verity

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18 posted on 05/01/2009 12:36:53 PM PDT by goodnesswins (WE have a REPUBLIC.....IF we can KEEP IT!!!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

This is how fascism begins. (And the Left was screaming about GWB...?)


19 posted on 05/01/2009 12:41:03 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: TurtleUp

King County, Washington was named after some early, white guy that helped develop Seattle or something. Last year, they officialy “renamed it” King County - after Martin Luther King. His face is now on all of the King County vehicles, emblems, etc. Very Orwellian - creepy.

In another ten years I imagine it will be “renamed” King County again, with images of “The One” plastered on the side of county vehicles.


20 posted on 05/01/2009 12:41:06 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“Dear Leader Generalissimo Kim Jong-Il Patriotic Flower of Youth All-Juche Educational Collective”


21 posted on 05/01/2009 12:43:59 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

That St. Paul guy was really a nobody anyhow.


22 posted on 05/01/2009 12:45:24 PM PDT by jaydubya2
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

23 posted on 05/01/2009 12:49:46 PM PDT by SIDENET ("You knew the job was dangerous when you took it, Fred.")
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo


24 posted on 05/01/2009 12:56:37 PM PDT by counterpunch (0bama can either protect terrorists or America. He made his choice.)
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To: counterpunch

25 posted on 05/01/2009 12:57:31 PM PDT by dfwgator (1996 2006 2008 - Good Things Come in Threes)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Another happy graduate of the Barack and Michelle Osama Service Middle Skool


26 posted on 05/01/2009 12:59:15 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Sprechen sie Austrian?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I hear they are changing their mascot to a giant hand, palms up of course.


27 posted on 05/01/2009 1:08:51 PM PDT by Zathras
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Michelle too? It took Eva Peron years to gain such blind adulation!


28 posted on 05/01/2009 1:17:24 PM PDT by FreepShop1 (www.FreepShop.com)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Why don’t they wait a while to see how much The Won is going to embraass himself and his supporters? The Post Office will not put anyone on a stamp until they have died. Should be the same for a school.


29 posted on 05/01/2009 2:05:44 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
"Barack and Michelle Obama Service Learning Elementary,"

Well, someone had to be first. I like the nod to 'service'. Will it be more about service or more about learning...

30 posted on 05/01/2009 2:21:10 PM PDT by fortunecookie (Please pray for Anna, age 7, who waits for a new kidney.)
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