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Teacher put on leave after threats to crash tea parties [paid leave]
kgw.com ^ | KGW.com and AP Staff

Posted on 04/15/2010 1:35:40 PM PDT by icwhatudo

PORTLAND -- A state board will investigate whether a Beaverton teacher was on his own time or using state resources while he organized liberals to crash Oregon tea parties.

On Thursday, Jason Levin was put on paid leave by the Beaverton School District.

Levin has gotten national attention for a "Crash the Tea Party" Web site that called for opponents to infiltrate the events and behave outlandishly. That raised suspicion he was doing political work during schools hours.

Beaverton School District spokeswoman Maureen Wheeler confirmed Levin was placed on paid administrative leave as of Thursday while they conduct an internal investigation into his actions during work time.

When asked for what reasons, she said “we all know what it is."

The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission opened an investigation Wednesday.


Jason Levin holds up a shirt he was going to wear to blend in with Tea Party members during the movement's protest on Tax Day, but after his face was posted on the Internet he had to shelve his planned appearance.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 0regon; crashtheteaparty; crushliberalism; cttp; democrats; fisking; jasonlevin; levin; liberalfascism; liberalism; obama; obamavoter; teabonics; teacher; teaparty
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"“we all know what it is."

Could it have been...this?

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1 posted on 04/15/2010 1:35:41 PM PDT by icwhatudo
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To: icwhatudo

In other words, he’s been given a paid vacation! Now THERE’S a strict school district.


2 posted on 04/15/2010 1:37:13 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: icwhatudo
Levin was placed on paid administrative leave

What government officials call "paid administrative leave" most of us know as a vacation. Hopefully he gets put on permanent unpaid administrative leave, also know as being fired.

3 posted on 04/15/2010 1:38:04 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Obamacare: The 2010 version of the Intolerable Acts.)
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To: icwhatudo

Looks like Jason has put on a few pounds.


4 posted on 04/15/2010 1:39:08 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign nation)
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To: icwhatudo
Jason Levin holds up a shirt he was going to wear to blend in with Tea Party members during the movement's protest on Tax Day, but after his face was posted on the Internet he had to shelve his planned appearance.

He was "contributing" to the effort today by coordination the troops via twitter:

"Crash The Tea Party" organizer reveals their locations on TWITTER (April 15, 2010)

5 posted on 04/15/2010 1:39:46 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (VP Biden on Obamacare's passage: "This is a big f-ing deal". grumpygresh: "Repeal the f-ing deal")
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To: icwhatudo


Lamh Foistenach Abu!
6 posted on 04/15/2010 1:40:06 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: Oldpuppymax

He got the day off to go work on his protests. With pay.

He’s truly sorry... he got caught.


7 posted on 04/15/2010 1:40:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (VP Biden on Obamacare's passage: "This is a big f-ing deal". grumpygresh: "Repeal the f-ing deal")
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To: icwhatudo

Only as a member of a modern union can an employee abuse the employers resources, then be rewarded for it with a paid vacation.


8 posted on 04/15/2010 1:41:19 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: Oldpuppymax

pretty typical in goobermint union jobs:

Northfield teacher admits biting off piece of ear in St. Paul cafe

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2492244/posts


9 posted on 04/15/2010 1:41:24 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ("The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants"-Albert Camus)
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To: icwhatudo
It should take the District IT Director about 15 minutes to determine whether or not he used District resources for this.

Oh wait, I assumed that a School District IT Director was competent. Check that. If he or she is anything like the District IT Directors I've dealt with it will take months if they're able to do it at all.

They'll have to hire a Consultant for 50 grand who will then release an RFI so he can charge the District another 50 grand to write an RFP.

Perhaps in a year 3 candidate vendors will be identified who may be able to recover that data. After that it will take the District another 180 days to actually pick someone to do the work.

10 posted on 04/15/2010 1:42:11 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: All

It’s real simple: this man encouraged people to make racist, anti-gay remarks. Isn’t that a hate crime?


11 posted on 04/15/2010 1:44:09 PM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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To: icwhatudo

PAID leave.....real punishment there!....Just gives him an excuse to cause trouble and not worry about teaching!!


12 posted on 04/15/2010 1:44:09 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: icwhatudo

Once again, honest tax paying citizens paying for radicalism!

Our money taken from us is being used to destroy us....


13 posted on 04/15/2010 1:44:37 PM PDT by mikelets456
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To: icwhatudo

What does he teach? Eating?................


14 posted on 04/15/2010 1:44:38 PM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: All
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15 posted on 04/15/2010 1:44:38 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.......Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: Lurker

I read a report that he is claiming to have used a thumb drive to take web work home from the school and that is why some of his source code has school identification on it.


16 posted on 04/15/2010 1:45:29 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: icwhatudo
I believe this all started as an internet money scam to separate gullible liberals from their money via Pay Pal. Then the news media got hold of it and have pushed it hoping to incite violence between political factions. When Levin's face got on national news he had to pretend he was for real. The Oregon state agency responsible for consumer protection on the Internet should investigate this operation.
17 posted on 04/15/2010 1:45:55 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: icwhatudo

“Paid leave” barf alert ping...

Well, now we know he wasn’t there. LOL!


18 posted on 04/15/2010 1:47:17 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: icwhatudo

19 posted on 04/15/2010 1:48:01 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: icwhatudo; shibumi; humblegunner; Jet Jaguar; Slings and Arrows; Eaker; Markos33

20 posted on 04/15/2010 1:48:36 PM PDT by Salamander (....and I'm sure I need some rest but sleepin' don't come very easy in a straight white vest.......)
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To: Maverick68

But it was to take down us racist, anti-gay bigots so it’s all good...

/s


21 posted on 04/15/2010 1:49:17 PM PDT by JenB987 (I'm still an American and 'til they take that away from me there's no day ruined. - El Rushbo)
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To: icwhatudo

Ha! Talk about backfiring! Who looks bad now teacher?


22 posted on 04/15/2010 1:50:38 PM PDT by MNDude (The Republican Congress Economy--1995-2007)
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To: Wilderness Conservative; icwhatudo

Oops! Meant to ping WC...

“Paid leave” barf alert ping...

Well, now we know he wasn’t there. LOL!


23 posted on 04/15/2010 1:50:54 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: KarlInOhio
What government officials call "paid administrative leave" most of us know as a vacation.

It's SOP. Innocent until proven guilty. Frankly I would prefer to pay him NOT to teach my kids. He's less dangerous to our kids when he's on paid leave.

If he did what we all think he did, then he won't be on "paid" leave for long.

24 posted on 04/15/2010 1:51:15 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Red Badger

Don’t laugh, I do believe we are looking at the new “education Czar”!


25 posted on 04/15/2010 1:52:47 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: Oldpuppymax

Now THERE’S a strict school district.

It Oregon. They think like CA. They would starve farmers for a two inch fish!


26 posted on 04/15/2010 1:53:50 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Oldpuppymax
In other words, he’s been given a paid vacation!

Exactly! He should have been made to clean all the chalkboard erasers after having to write 100 times:

"I will not taunt conservatives."
"I will not taunt conservatives."
"I will not taunt conservatives."

27 posted on 04/15/2010 1:55:05 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: icwhatudo

You mean the local government won’t pay for this lad’s political activities? There ought to be a law! The Democrats in Congress will get right on it.

Levin probably thinks he’s entitled to it. He’s so much smarter than the rest of us.


28 posted on 04/15/2010 1:58:29 PM PDT by popdonnelly (I'm so old, I remember when free enterprise was praised, and communism was shunned.)
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To: icwhatudo

Leaving more time for mischief. Fire his a$$.

Same with the teacher in Wyoming, reported by the mom on Rush this afternoon. Her son called from school and said, “Mom you won’t believe what just happened in my history class. The subject of Tea Parties came up today and the teacher just said that this country won’t straighten itself out until all the old people are gone, or dead.”

Fire her.


29 posted on 04/15/2010 2:05:52 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: icwhatudo

Jason Levin ... what a d******g!

Seriously, if the Libtards wanted to crash our parties and cause trouble, they shouldn’t have telegraphed their plans to the whole world. Yes, they needed to recruit some warm bodies, but they forgot all about the military principles of surprise and concentration of force.

It might have worked — once — if they had achieved tactical surprise. But I doubt it would have worked twice, since the Tea Party patriots would have been onto their game

Based on what I’m reading, it’s all been pretty orderly today, which is exactly what we want. Let’s hope things stay that way. The Tea Parties are undoubtedly the most orderly and peaceful political demonstrations in the nation’s history.

God willing, the next time Libtard provacateurs try some stunt, it will really blow up in their faces in a way that even the communist media can’t cover up.


30 posted on 04/15/2010 2:10:43 PM PDT by Colonel Blimp (Austriae Est Imperare Orbi Universo)
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To: icwhatudo
Another idiot loser exposed to the world for the idiot loser that he is.
31 posted on 04/15/2010 2:12:09 PM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Bitsy

RE: “Now THERE’S a strict school district.

It’s Oregon. They think like CA. They would starve farmers for a two inch fish!”

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Yes, it’s Oregon — and from what I know of that state (& many I know who populate it) it’s almost worse than CA!


32 posted on 04/15/2010 2:15:38 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: Reagan is King

Did you see this?


33 posted on 04/15/2010 2:16:49 PM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: icwhatudo

His web site has crashed!

http://www.crashtheteaparty.org/


34 posted on 04/15/2010 2:17:10 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: icwhatudo

That comment on his web site that “we will sodomize your children” should be enough to put him on a watch list.


35 posted on 04/15/2010 2:20:31 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
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To: CaliforniaCon

it’s almost worse than CA!

I didn’t think that was possible.


36 posted on 04/15/2010 2:23:42 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Bitsy

With its huge population, it’s a lot easier to find large pockets of reasonable middle of the road or conservative people in CA than in OR — from my experience, only the desert areas of eastern OR (with very few people) fit that description.

The entire western half of OR reminds me of the CA ‘bay area’ and not in a good way.


37 posted on 04/15/2010 2:31:20 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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To: icwhatudo

The slurpers from the public trough like Jason, they always seem a bit on the goofy looking side


38 posted on 04/15/2010 2:38:30 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: icwhatudo

39 posted on 04/15/2010 2:42:45 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

If you go to one of the FR links above and scroll down, it says Jsaon is a “black lesbian trapped in a white man’s body” or some such nonsense. If that ain’t goofy, I don’t know what is.


40 posted on 04/15/2010 2:45:55 PM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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To: Oldpuppymax

PING. But typical. When he returns to school he will be hailed as a hero unless some parents grow up and be parents. This school needs to get the message parents/tax payers will not abide overt political displays in the schools or its curriculum—or the use of school property for partisan political agendas.

Anybody wanna bet that will happen?


41 posted on 04/15/2010 2:57:51 PM PDT by dools007
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To: Brad from Tennessee

That is interesting. Do you have any evidence for that? TIA.


42 posted on 04/15/2010 2:59:36 PM PDT by PghBaldy (Like the Ft Hood Killer, James Earl Ray was just stressed when he killed MLK Jr.)
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To: Beaten Valve

I don’t think it’s crashed, he’s removed everything except the background. He’s fearing for his job and removed any possible evidence of wrongdoing.


43 posted on 04/15/2010 3:00:27 PM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: icwhatudo

If ya read this guy’s “manifesto,” he’s more than halfway to the Tea Party himself. He’s sort of a confused Left-Libertarian, who doesn’t understand that “Health Care is right” violates Constitutional and ethical principles against involuntary servitude and takings.
He didn’t need to infiltrate. He needed an invitation!


44 posted on 04/15/2010 3:02:33 PM PDT by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: Beaten Valve

Wow. Did this so-called teacher really threaten to sodomize children?


45 posted on 04/15/2010 3:18:23 PM PDT by ladyrustic
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To: icwhatudo

I wonder if that T-Shirt of his has names of the other 7 mystery states in it?


46 posted on 04/15/2010 3:29:34 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Beaten Valve

>>His web site has crashed!
http://www.crashtheteaparty.org/
<<

It is up, he has taken the content down himself ....


47 posted on 04/15/2010 3:43:13 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Colonel Blimp

T-Baggers vs. D-Baggers...


49 posted on 04/15/2010 4:03:14 PM PDT by Maverick68 (w)
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To: ladyrustic

His manifesto is here

http://www.verumserum.com/?p=13938


50 posted on 04/15/2010 4:08:18 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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