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College prof: Christian crosses like swastikas
World Net Daily ^ | 12/17/09 | Chelsea Schilling

Posted on 12/17/2009 12:49:48 PM PST by antidemoncrat

A student says a Dallas public community-college teacher compared crosses to swastikas while explaining a school ban on religious items made in ceramics classes.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: academicbias; antichristian; atheistsupremacist; christian; cross; discrimination; liberalbigot; pc; professor; secularhumanists
It looks like the Liberal cancer is spreading to Texas almost as fast as in other states.
1 posted on 12/17/2009 12:49:49 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: antidemoncrat

2 posted on 12/17/2009 12:52:59 PM PST by Feline_AIDS (Boop boop hoop yeah!)
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To: antidemoncrat
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
3 posted on 12/17/2009 12:58:41 PM PST by NMEwithin
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To: NMEwithin

Translation: DON’T YOU DARE MAKE A RELIGIOUS SYMBOL IN A PUBLICLY FUNDED INSTITUTION’S ART CLASS! ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND?! GO HANG YOURSELF IN SHAME. IF YOU DON’T HAVE A ROPE JUST GO SIT IN THE KILN AND WE’LL TURN IT ON!


4 posted on 12/17/2009 1:01:19 PM PST by Feline_AIDS (Boop boop hoop yeah!)
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To: antidemoncrat

Atheist supremacists don’t mind the intolerance of their own theology.


5 posted on 12/17/2009 1:01:37 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: antidemoncrat

People open your eyes. The progressive movement is anti-Christian. This is its raison d’etre. Everything else you see them attempt or succeed at is necessary to achieve this end. This is the one conspiracy theory that I truly believe in.


6 posted on 12/17/2009 1:02:07 PM PST by rsobin
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To: Feline_AIDS

If he’d set it in a jar of urine, he could’ve gotten a $40,000 grant from the US Government.


7 posted on 12/17/2009 1:02:28 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: Feline_AIDS
The swastika (Sanskrit svastika, "all is well") is a cross with four arms of equal length, with the ends of each arm bent at a right angle. Sometimes dots are added between each arm.

The swastika is an ancient symbol found worldwide, but it is especially common in India. It can be seen in the art of the Egyptians, Romans, Greeks, Celts, Native Americans, and Persians as well Hindus, Jains and Buddhists.

The swastika's Indian name comes the Sanskrit word svasti, meaning good fortune, luck and well being.

In Hinduism, the right-hand (clockwise) swastika is a symbol of the sun and the god Vishnu, while the left-hand (counterclockwise) swastika represents Kali and magic. The Buddhist swastika is almost always clockwise, while the swastika adopted by the Nazis (many of whom had occult interests) is counterclockwise.

In Buddhism, the swastika signifies auspiciousness and good fortune as well as the Buddha's footprints and the Buddha's heart. The swastika is said to contain the whole mind of the Buddha and can often be found imprinted on the chest, feet or palms of Buddha images. It is also the first of the 65 auspicious symbols on the footprint of the Buddha.

The swastika has also often been used to mark the beginning of Buddhist texts. In China and Japan, the Buddhist swastika was seen as a symbol of plurality, eternity, abundance, prosperity and long life.

The swastika is used as an auspicious mark on Buddhist temples and is especially common in Korea. It can often be seen on the decorative borders around paintings, altar cloths and banners. In Tibetan Buddhism, it is also used as a clothing decoration.

Sounds just horrible! /s

8 posted on 12/17/2009 1:04:05 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: antidemoncrat
As a guy, I've never been one to wear "jewelry", like necklaces, bracelets, etc; except for my watch and wedding band, I still don't.

But if I was a student there, I'd go to a southside pawn shop and buy the biggest, and gaudiest gold crucifix I could find and wear it to class every day.

We've got to stop cowing to these atheist bastards...the Constitution is on OUR SIDE...not theirs. We have the FREEDOM. Please don't reply "HAD" the freedom...it's still ours if we fight for it. FREEDOM isn't free, and the minute we stop fighting to keep it, someone will take it away from us.

ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS.
9 posted on 12/17/2009 1:04:27 PM PST by FrankR (oBAMA: I'd rather pay higher premiums and live, than sit before your Death Panels and die.)
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To: Feline_AIDS
I heard a story this morning of a school in New Jersey where a 3rd Grade student was reading a Bible during "Quiet Time". Apparently kids are allowed to read quietly during this time. The teacher told the little girl that reading the Bible was not allowed and sent her home!

What is wrong with these people? Every one of these so called "teachers" needs a basic class on understanding the constitution.

10 posted on 12/17/2009 1:04:41 PM PST by NMEwithin
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To: antidemoncrat
Christian crosses like swastikas...

and so are plus signs, looks like they'll have to ban addition from Math classes.

Not that it will make much difference, most kids with a Liberal edumacation, can't add, spell or read well anyway.

11 posted on 12/17/2009 1:05:47 PM PST by skully (Islamofascists love death more then life, PC cowards love diversity more then life. We're so F'd!!!)
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To: NMEwithin
Every one of these so called "teachers" needs a basic class on understanding the constitution.

I agree and the class should be held out back behind the dumpsters and Pauly "Walnuts" should be the instructor.

12 posted on 12/17/2009 1:08:39 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: NMEwithin

The NEA and its members are simply EVIL.
They will support and promote every deviancy, obscenity and immoral act or deed in their instruction and indoctrination of your children.They are the Democrats foot soldiers in establishing the New Religion of Government is god..


13 posted on 12/17/2009 1:09:50 PM PST by redstateconfidential (`)
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To: antidemoncrat

The liberal cancer has metastasized from the Ivy Leagues to the community colleges as well.

The only difference is that the profs at the Ivy Leagues are smart enough to cover up their nonsense with sophism. The community college profs aren’t bright enough to make an intellectual defense of their politically correct beliefs.

Other than their offerings in hard science, mathematics, and technology, the community colleges are becoming wastelands of low-octane political correctness.


14 posted on 12/17/2009 1:11:19 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: TigersEye
Isn't there something also in the direction of the swastika? Pointing right for the Nazi's and left for the other? Thought I read something about that ... and also, don't the Navajos have that symbol on their ceremonial headdresses? Just askin’ .....
15 posted on 12/17/2009 1:12:58 PM PST by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Feline_AIDS


Amitabha - the Buddha of Infinite Light.
16 posted on 12/17/2009 1:15:46 PM PST by jrg
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To: rsobin

Not just anti-Christian:

“During the fall 2009 semester, Mitchell said he was constantly asked by his instructor whether he would be creating religious projects. He created a ceramic Israeli Coat of Arms, including a Menorah, to give to a Jewish friend. After the piece had been fired, he said his instructor, Chris Blackburst, asked if she could take a look at it.

“She told Mr. Mitchell that it ‘should never have made it through [the firing process]’ due to the religious content,” according to the complaint.”


17 posted on 12/17/2009 1:16:13 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: antidemoncrat

“”When Mr. Watral saw it, he physically recoiled in disgust, throwing his arms up into the air.””

Perhaps Mr. Watral is an undead-American.


18 posted on 12/17/2009 1:16:57 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: antidemoncrat

May all the clueless idiots involved reap abundantly what they have sown with much interest, if they refuse to confess, repent, and recant.

May every Christian in their classes wear T-shirts with vigorous Gospel messages and crosses to every class.

May all their Christian friends and relatives castigate them wholesale and relentlessly.

May they be humiliated in every area of their lives.


19 posted on 12/17/2009 1:18:52 PM PST by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 TRAITORS http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: rsobin

“The progressive movement is anti-Christianunchristian.”

Thou shalt commit murder, especially the defenseless. [Abortion and assisted suicide.]

Thou shalt covet. Thou shalt steal. “Each only according to his need ...”

Thou shalt commit adultery.

Thou shalt place other gods before Him and make graven images. [Karl Marx’s goal — worship of government.]

Thou shalt betray thy mother and father. [Obama-CareObscureObscurerAbjureImageryEmigreAbjurer.]

Liberal golden rule:

Do unto others, especially if they look hot or if they have money to steal.


20 posted on 12/17/2009 1:18:58 PM PST by Arthur Wildfire! March (Ayers unimportant? What about Robert KKK Byrd or FALN pardons? DNC -- the terrorism party.)
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To: Jewbacca

Mr. Watral is a HOMO.


21 posted on 12/17/2009 1:19:33 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: antidemoncrat

OH MY! I know JOE! He goes to church at my old parish in Dallas. YOU GO JOE!!


22 posted on 12/17/2009 1:20:16 PM PST by RebelTXRose
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To: antidemoncrat

What about the crescent, hammer & sickle, red star, red fist int he air, or the “arm and hammer” symbols?

Though I would like to see them try to take away my Quincy Cross.


23 posted on 12/17/2009 1:21:05 PM PST by GraceG
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To: FrankR

Well said!


24 posted on 12/17/2009 1:23:36 PM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: antidemoncrat

The idiot professor just ensured that the school’s ban will be up-ended as unconstitutional.

Art is art.

Expression is expression.


25 posted on 12/17/2009 1:23:37 PM PST by Notwithstanding (Wer glaubt ist nie allein. Who believes is never alone.)
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To: Jewbacca

Dammit I love the use a equilateral triangles, especially when you take two of them and overlay one inverted on top of the other (star of david).

They are discriminating against my love of geometry!

Anti-Geometric asshats in that college....


26 posted on 12/17/2009 1:24:14 PM PST by GraceG
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To: TigersEye

Direct hit. Below the waterline!


27 posted on 12/17/2009 1:24:14 PM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: antidemoncrat

These community college “professors” are all wannabee Columbia or Berkeley ‘60s radicals


28 posted on 12/17/2009 1:24:40 PM PST by Paine in the Neck (Nepolean fries the idea powder)
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To: Paine in the Neck

> These community college “professors” are all wannabee Columbia or Berkeley ‘60s radicals

They couldn’t get tenure at a respectable Uni.


29 posted on 12/17/2009 1:26:39 PM PST by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: RebelTXRose

I also have one of those silver crosses he loves to make for gifts.


30 posted on 12/17/2009 1:26:46 PM PST by RebelTXRose
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To: GraceG

I love the English word “asshat.”

I learned it on FR.


31 posted on 12/17/2009 1:27:45 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: antidemoncrat
Acceptable symbols for publically funded skools...



32 posted on 12/17/2009 1:31:12 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: antidemoncrat

And the professor is a sloppy, moist “booger” on the face of mankind.


33 posted on 12/17/2009 1:32:43 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: rsobin

The day when Christians will be jailed by the government for being Christian is fast approaching.

Don’t fool yourselves...this administration is anti-Christ. They oppose any group that puts God before government...soon...as there are now in Canada...there will be secular courts where citizens will be charged with “hate” because they practice the Christian religion.

It’s coming.


34 posted on 12/17/2009 1:36:19 PM PST by kjo
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To: SkyDancer
Yes, there is something about the direction of the arms but the Nazis only copied that as well.

In Hinduism, the right-hand (clockwise) swastika is a symbol of the sun and the god Vishnu, while the left-hand (counterclockwise) swastika represents Kali and magic. The Buddhist swastika is almost always clockwise, while the swastika adopted by the Nazis (many of whom had occult interests) is counterclockwise.

I think more than one Native American tribe used a swastika symbol in their artwork.

35 posted on 12/17/2009 1:36:28 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: antidemoncrat

Now you know how they think.


36 posted on 12/17/2009 1:37:24 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: Jewbacca

>> I love the English word “asshat.”

I learned it on FR. <<

Asshat: (noun) - To have one’s head so far up your own butt you wear your posterior as a hat.


37 posted on 12/17/2009 1:37:52 PM PST by GraceG
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To: TigersEye

The tile foyer of the Montana Club in Helena, MT was laid in 1880 and is inlaid with clockwise swastikas. It was said to be a mark of good fortune for the Flathead Indians.


38 posted on 12/17/2009 1:40:37 PM PST by CholeraJoe (I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter.)
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To: DieHard the Hunter
;-)

Can't give these commies any quarter. Can't fight fair either. They want our lives, in chains if possible under the ground if not.

39 posted on 12/17/2009 1:43:34 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: TigersEye

>> Yes, there is something about the direction of the arms but the Nazis only copied that as well.

In Hinduism, the right-hand (clockwise) swastika is a symbol of the sun and the god Vishnu, while the left-hand (counterclockwise) swastika represents Kali and magic. The Buddhist swastika is almost always clockwise, while the swastika adopted by the Nazis (many of whom had occult interests) is counterclockwise.

I think more than one Native American tribe used a swastika symbol in their artwork. <<

The Nazi’s stole the Swastika from the east like they stole genocide from the progressive movement in the USA, and Socialism from the Russians.

Sadly the Swastika is the only thing that is badly maligned as the other two things are seen as less harmful when in fact thew swastika is least harmful in of itself of the other ideas they stole and used for their horrible regime.


40 posted on 12/17/2009 1:44:03 PM PST by GraceG
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To: CholeraJoe
I looked up American Indian uses of the swastika once. Forgot most of it. But I think all instances of its use were positive.

I would love to see the Montana Club just to appreciate the western construction and craftsmenship of that time.

41 posted on 12/17/2009 1:50:28 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: antidemoncrat

The real issue here is why taxpayers are being forced to subsidize ceramics classes at all. It’s not like there are jobs waiting for people who graduate from community college with the “skill” of knowing how to make ceramic vases and bowls and stuff by hand. And there certainly are jobs waiting for those who graduate with paramedical skills, accounting skills, and mastery of various other serious subject matter. Taxpayers shouldn’t be forced to subsidize lengthy extensions of childhood for young adults who simply refuse to get serious about preparing to be productive, self-sufficient members of society.


42 posted on 12/17/2009 2:01:56 PM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: GraceG
This will probably be a bit "out there" for most, and I offer it not as a certainty or even a belief but as a "hmmm, interesting thought" kind of thing.

Maybe the Nazis made a mistake using a symbol that means good fortune etc, by cultures all over the world, as the standard for their campaign of evil and destruction.

On the same theme; the Islamo-Nazis that blew up the Bamiyan Buddha statues in Afghanistan are all dead now. They blowed up real good too! lol

43 posted on 12/17/2009 2:06:03 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: TigersEye

It’s a gorgeous 5 story brick building in downtown Helena. The main dining area is on the second floor with high ceilings, a big fireplace and chandeliers. There is a private dining room on the fifth floor with balconies overlooking the town. The 3rd and fourth floors are office space. In the basement there is a rathskeller that is sometimes used for mystery dinners with live actors.

Helena has quite a number of Victorian buildings built during the gold rush days of 1870-1900. I lived there for 5 years. There’s a restaurant on the main street that used to be Big Dorothy’s Brothel, when prostitution was still legal in Montana.


44 posted on 12/17/2009 2:19:14 PM PST by CholeraJoe (I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter.)
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To: GovernmentShrinker
The real issue here is why taxpayers are being forced to subsidize ceramics classes at all.

Please report to the nearest detention center for your punishment. You are not allowed to use your brain to think or question the point.

You must focus on the proper newspeak. CHRISTIANS=NAZIS.

45 posted on 12/17/2009 2:27:50 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (<I>)
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To: CholeraJoe

That sounds great. I’ve been through there but didn’t spend any time.


46 posted on 12/17/2009 2:41:38 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: TigersEye

Don’t mess with Buddah cause Karma is a B!tch!


47 posted on 12/17/2009 2:54:46 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Karma happens! lol


48 posted on 12/17/2009 3:08:47 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: GraceG

Oh, very good! From that, so what if I want to make a three-dimensional model of two overlapping linear equations? That’s it! Now they hate mathematics!


49 posted on 12/17/2009 3:22:49 PM PST by greatplains
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