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School Reverses Course After Ordering Student to Remove American Flag From Bike
fox ^ | 11-12-10 | fox

Posted on 11/12/2010 3:35:08 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB

A California school has done a U-turn after it forced a student to remove an American flag attached to his bike, saying the Stars and Stripes could spur racial tensions on campus.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: bike; ca; california; deptofeducation; flag; mexico; mexifornia; obama; palin; school; usflag
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and the hypocrites didn't have school yesterday.
1 posted on 11/12/2010 3:35:14 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I’m not sue-happy by any means, but sometimes idiots like these school officials just NEED a good suing.


2 posted on 11/12/2010 3:36:03 PM PST by ChocChipCookie
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Just learned the precise details of this reversal.

The kid can only fly the US flag on his bike if it is flown below the Mexican and hammer and sickle flags. /s


3 posted on 11/12/2010 3:40:02 PM PST by waus (FUBO UFCMF, Just in case I stuttered, FUBO)
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To: ChocChipCookie

the “party of the easily offended” use litigation to get their objectives done, so why not? I hope the kid graduates and brings a BIGGER flag onstage to piss off the mexicans.


4 posted on 11/12/2010 3:41:01 PM PST by max americana
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To: WOBBLY BOB

*F* the complainers - and how many of them are illegal? Let them fly their Mexican flags - preferably in Mexico.


5 posted on 11/12/2010 3:41:33 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: WOBBLY BOB

The American Flag on a bike owend by an American student attending an American school might cause racial tensions?
These people are IDIOTS.
This is America. If you have a problem with that PISS OFF....


6 posted on 11/12/2010 3:41:48 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA
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To: max americana

ACLU will be on the case, right?


7 posted on 11/12/2010 3:42:24 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: ChocChipCookie

That was fast! The websites been crashed all day and the phone lines jammed.The school should have to agree to explain to all the parents why it IS ok to have OUR flag and not a foreign flag. If some of the students and parents don’t like it too bad. Just further proof if you put enough pressure on these commies they WILL back down


8 posted on 11/12/2010 3:43:08 PM PST by sanjoaquinvalley (Longtime Lady Lurker)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

There’s been about 5-7 threads on this all day. And if even HALF of the pissed off FReepers were able to get through on the phone and by e-mail to the idiot principal....

I’m guessing he had heard plenty!


9 posted on 11/12/2010 3:43:21 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Cram PC down their throats and they will start backing down.


10 posted on 11/12/2010 3:43:59 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: WOBBLY BOB

The right decision - at last - and only after the original idiotic decision banning the U.S. flag being displayed on a child’s bicycle was put in the national spotlight and the school officials, now embarrassed, were forced to cut the out-of-control PC crap.


11 posted on 11/12/2010 3:44:13 PM PST by Jim Scott (Cautious optimist)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Typical rats - thsy like to skulk around in the shadows and do their dirty work out of the sunlight.

These rats couldn’t take the exposure once their idiocy hit FOX News and the internet.


12 posted on 11/12/2010 3:44:13 PM PST by Iron Munro (SAVE AMERICA - HELP STAMP OUT AFFIRMATIVE ACTION)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Why do these kinda things NEVER happen to me?

I would love the opportunity to take these idiots to court and sue them silly.


13 posted on 11/12/2010 3:44:20 PM PST by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown.)
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To: ChocChipCookie
Suing?

More like they need a little of this, make them think twice next time.


14 posted on 11/12/2010 3:45:47 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: sanjoaquinvalley

:-) Ahhh, life is good!


15 posted on 11/12/2010 3:46:42 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Parraz says the school decided on Friday to allow Cody to display his flag again, and now it will be shifting its focus to the students who complained.

Geez, ya think? What was so tough about handling the situation like this new method the first time. Just another lazy so-called public servant looking for the easy way out first.

16 posted on 11/12/2010 3:47:41 PM PST by mazda77 (Mike Hogan - JAX Mayor)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Heard the audio today, principle sounds like he doesn’t want any trouble with the Mexicans. Is this America?


17 posted on 11/12/2010 3:47:48 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Why is it when I hear compromise I hear crickets)
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To: ronnie raygun

18 posted on 11/12/2010 3:48:56 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: GnuHere

19 posted on 11/12/2010 3:50:03 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
So the school asked Cody to remove the flag, both to keep the peace and for his own protection.

Can't help but ponder that last part...

20 posted on 11/12/2010 3:50:34 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Mexicans want to fly their flag...let ‘em go back to Mexico. Once they cross the border it’s America dude.


21 posted on 11/12/2010 3:50:45 PM PST by Shamrock-DW
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To: Responsibility2nd
I’m guessing he had heard plenty!

I emailed the superintendent, but of course, no reply.

About damn time he came to his senses though.

What a great kid!

22 posted on 11/12/2010 3:51:12 PM PST by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Semper911

Thank you for doing your part with an e-mail.


23 posted on 11/12/2010 3:55:56 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Gotta milk the race hustle dry.


24 posted on 11/12/2010 3:57:57 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: WOBBLY BOB

RACIAL TENSIONS????? Over OUR AMERICAN FLAG???? Whoever doesn’t like the flag doesn’t like this country so GET OUT...GO BACK TO YOUR STINKING COUNTRY!!


25 posted on 11/12/2010 3:58:40 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Semper911

Ya won a big one, kiddo!! Good for you...you faced these RACIST BULLIES!


26 posted on 11/12/2010 4:02:53 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

cuz American is a race now...


27 posted on 11/12/2010 4:03:07 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

cowards didn’t have the contact section of their website online today (probably since it went viral). Must of got a good freeping from locals via other channels.


28 posted on 11/12/2010 4:06:55 PM PST by Godzilla (3-7-77)
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To: waus

and only if those are flown below the cresent of islam


29 posted on 11/12/2010 4:09:59 PM PST by Eddie01
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To: Semper911

I called and left 2 Voicemails with my callback number, still waiting for that call back. Score 1 for the good guys!


30 posted on 11/12/2010 4:11:41 PM PST by IAmNotAnAnimal
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To: ChocChipCookie
"I’m not sue-happy by any means, but sometimes idiots like these school officials just NEED a good suing."

It was a sad day in America when they outlawed tar and feathering.

31 posted on 11/12/2010 4:14:04 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
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To: SECURE AMERICA

The next time someone tells ya have to speak Spanish to get a job, tell them to F*** OFF.


32 posted on 11/12/2010 4:22:00 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: WOBBLY BOB

That principal had better be careful. So many in California die in drive-by shootings. Just sayin!


33 posted on 11/12/2010 4:22:09 PM PST by Doc Savage (Stay Thirsty My Friend!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

34 posted on 11/12/2010 4:23:18 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality. Save America From Bankruptcy.)
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To: sanjoaquinvalley

“...further proof if you put enough pressure on these commies they WILL back down”

Right. We’re DONE not fighting back.


35 posted on 11/12/2010 4:23:42 PM PST by SeattleBruce (We voted - NOW we fight against vote fraud! Tea Party like it's 1773! Pray 2 Chron. 7:14!)
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To: ChocChipCookie

After their terminations


36 posted on 11/12/2010 4:23:54 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: WOBBLY BOB

I don’t care if the “issue” is considered over....the POS should get a steady diet of emails for the next three weeks.
Let’s tie up their phone lines for another week......


37 posted on 11/12/2010 4:25:42 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Who were the kids that complained about the flag? Probably some flag waving kids from Mexico. It’s OK to wave the Mexican flag around but don’t wave no flag from the U.S.A.


38 posted on 11/12/2010 4:26:24 PM PST by jarofants
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To: TomGuy
Cram PC down their throats and they will start backing down.

I say cram it up their ass!

39 posted on 11/12/2010 4:26:25 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

If I was that little boys dad I’d be very proud of him.


40 posted on 11/12/2010 4:28:25 PM PST by jarofants
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To: WOBBLY BOB
Superintendent Edward Parraz says the school was trying to avoid racial tensions that stemmed from a "little issue" that arose when Hispanic students brought Mexican flags to school on Cinco De Mayo.

When are Americans going to stand up, get in their GD faces and say ENOUGH!

F*** the Superintendent, and F*** the Mexicans and their stinking Mexican flags and their stinking Cinco De Mayo bull s**t.

These people are the most disrespectful people on the planet as they do defecate by the millions on our laws, our borders, our rules, while disrespecting every single American in this country.

41 posted on 11/12/2010 4:28:36 PM PST by dragnet2
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"That's when it all kind of started, and I think it carried through so that when Cody started doing his flag everybody said well why isn't he getting in trouble?" Parraz told Fox40.com.

Uh...because it's our flag?

42 posted on 11/12/2010 4:30:48 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Semper911
I emailed the superintendent, but of course, no reply.

We had some free time, to spend, so we called every single telephone number for that district....Every one.

Not one of these government employee, Communist cowards had the balls to answer the phone.

But we left ALL of them nice polite messages.

43 posted on 11/12/2010 4:33:48 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: WOBBLY BOB

This was broadcast nationally today on Rush’s show. That, in addition to the possible thousands of emails they received, convinced them to reverse course. A win for our team.


44 posted on 11/12/2010 4:48:01 PM PST by Signalman
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To: WOBBLY BOB

This is America. Because people complianed about another country’s flag being flown in an AMERICAN school they want to ban ours? And they think that helps racial tensions? LOL

Here’s what will help racial tensions. Honor our flag and our flag alone. Assimilate or leave.


45 posted on 11/12/2010 4:48:49 PM PST by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim that leans conservDeMin)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

“Racial” tensions? Most Mexicans are also caucasians (although many have a large dose of Native American blood) so you sure can’t call it “racial.”

It’s political, and we know what side the principal is on. The Hate America side.


46 posted on 11/12/2010 4:51:06 PM PST by livius
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To: Soul Seeker

The Mexican students were offended by this...

Who else in that school district is offended?

Demand answers...Shine the light on these traitorous rats...

47 posted on 11/12/2010 5:05:43 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: paulycy

We need more of that. Not kidding.

Actions need to have consequences.


48 posted on 11/12/2010 5:05:59 PM PST by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Good for that little boy! He is a true American Hero!


49 posted on 11/12/2010 5:09:21 PM PST by Shire
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To: Rome2000

“just a little touch-up”


50 posted on 11/12/2010 5:09:21 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012)
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