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Teen Suspended for Removing Mexican Flag in Texas High School
http://www.concrave.com/content/00128-teen-suspended-removing-mexican-flag-texas-high-school ^ | 5/7/2010 | Ann Hunter

Posted on 11/13/2010 12:30:18 PM PST by dragnet2

A listener to Michael Berry’s radio broadcast in Houston Texas, called in to express her dismay with a Mexican flag being prominently displayed at her son’s school, Klein Collins High School.

The Texas Mom did the appropriate thing and called the school to complain about the display and request that it be taken down, however, the school failed to return her phone call.

The student, possibly upset from the actions in California and after his mother received no response, took the Mexican flag down himself.

The administration of Klein Collins didn’t take too kindly to the act. According to Michael Berry, the school, “pitched a fit, reviewed the surveillance tapes, and suspended him for 3 days.”

The young man is also being told he has to pay for a new Mexican flag.

Unrest over perceived preferential treatment toward Mexican-Americans continues to grow across the nation. Equally, anger is mounting within the Mexican-American community over Arizona and the national backlash to recent events.


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KEYWORDS: mexicanflag; sourcetitlenoturl; texas
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I didn't see this posted here, it's a few months old and occurred prior to the incident involving Cody the young boy in California, with the American flag on his bicycle, where Mexican/Hispanic students became offended by the flag...
1 posted on 11/13/2010 12:30:23 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: dragnet2

Curious why no one at the school returned a parents telephone call.


2 posted on 11/13/2010 12:31:41 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: dragnet2

The school wouldn’t do anything if they took the US flag down.


3 posted on 11/13/2010 12:33:31 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: dragnet2

Flying foreign flags on America soil without proper display
is tantamout to rebellion.

That student should be rewarded as a hero!

Are there contact numbers for the school and the district congressman?


4 posted on 11/13/2010 12:35:47 PM PST by ChiMark
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To: dragnet2

If it were me, at my age now, I’d have dropped trou’ and taken a good dump on it.


5 posted on 11/13/2010 12:36:50 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: dragnet2

I woulda wiped my backside with the flag after taking it down....


6 posted on 11/13/2010 12:37:11 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: dragnet2

If the student had ridden his bike to school, with a Mexican flag attached, I’m sure the school would have taken swift action. [/heavy sarcasm]


7 posted on 11/13/2010 12:38:28 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: dragnet2

The parents should pull their kids from the school. It would cost them dearly in revenue until the Mexican flag is completely removed. That is an insult to ALL Americans.


8 posted on 11/13/2010 12:41:27 PM PST by TommyDale
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To: ChiMark

I like how it was hoisted over the main hallway of the school.


9 posted on 11/13/2010 12:41:52 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: dragnet2

The day is coming soon when the US will unmexican itself.


10 posted on 11/13/2010 12:42:33 PM PST by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: dragnet2
Klein Collins principal adresses flag incident
11 posted on 11/13/2010 12:48:58 PM PST by smokingfrog (Because you don't live near a bakery doesn't mean you have to go without cheesecake.)
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To: dragnet2

It seems the school administrators are getting very soft on discipline problems as this kid only received a three day suspension for theft of private property.

In my day, if a student had been caught stealing private property, he would have been expelled and handed over to law enforcement.


12 posted on 11/13/2010 12:50:08 PM PST by trumandogz
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To: dragnet2

The government schools are being run by communist who want to destroy our republic, pure and simple


13 posted on 11/13/2010 12:57:32 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: trumandogz
Boy, what a lie this is...Celebrate heritage my butt. It's in your face time, again....

The Klein Independent School District has gone into full defensive mode, posting police officers outside and emphasizing that the flag was a student's idea to celebrate his heritage

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/6995047.html

14 posted on 11/13/2010 1:00:57 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: ChiMark

Mexican flag should be flown ONLY on Sept. 16th —Mexican Independence Day. NO OTHER DAY!


15 posted on 11/13/2010 1:01:30 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: J Edgar
The government schools are being run by communist who want to destroy our republic, pure and simple

Of course it is...Government and government schools are aiding and abetting this epic invasion and incremental take over, every single inch of the way.

16 posted on 11/13/2010 1:04:02 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: Professional Engineer

ping


17 posted on 11/13/2010 1:07:39 PM PST by Peanut Gallery (The essence of freedom is the proper limitation of government.)
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To: dragnet2

Why would an American school have a Mexican flag prominently displayed?

What is wrong with these people?


18 posted on 11/13/2010 1:09:39 PM PST by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: GeronL

This is what it is coming to in the U.S.A.

Permitted Flags:
Black Nationalist
Mexican
Dominican
Cuban

Unauthorized Flags:
US Flag
Christian Flag
POW/MIA Flag
Flag lapel Pins
Rebel Flag


19 posted on 11/13/2010 1:11:24 PM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: Radix
They're asleep, on drugs, are benefiting off illegal low wage labor, are simply America hating traitors??....

Your guess is as good as mine...

But I will tell you, in America we're surrounded by traitors and others that want to destroy this country.

Bet the rent.

20 posted on 11/13/2010 1:13:24 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

AND ONLY IN MEXICO!


21 posted on 11/13/2010 1:14:34 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun control means hitting where you're aiming!)
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To: rrrod

It would seem that some have ‘forgotten’ the Alamo.


22 posted on 11/13/2010 1:22:11 PM PST by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: rrrod

Too late. Just read there are 6 million students in California, and over 50% are Hispanic. Imagine something similar in Texas or any border state.


23 posted on 11/13/2010 1:29:37 PM PST by kiltie65
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To: dragnet2
Domestic enemies no es bueno.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

24 posted on 11/13/2010 1:34:07 PM PST by The Comedian (I enjoy progressives, especially in a light cream sauce.)
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To: kiltie65

the key word there is “public” schools. You can beat that 1000’s of private schools across the state are nearly entirely white.


25 posted on 11/13/2010 1:36:42 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

“Mexican flag should be flown ONLY on Sept. 16th —Mexican Independence Day. NO OTHER DAY!”

In Mexico.


26 posted on 11/13/2010 1:39:34 PM PST by A Strict Constructionist (Oligarchy...never vote for the Ivy League candidate.)
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To: dragnet2

Theft of school property or the property of a teacher or fellow student should be punished by something much greater than a three day suspension.


27 posted on 11/13/2010 1:48:08 PM PST by trumandogz
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To: dragnet2

Mexico...land of the beheadings...second at least.


28 posted on 11/13/2010 1:48:36 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: dragnet2

29 posted on 11/13/2010 2:27:16 PM PST by shiva
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To: dragnet2
Curious why no one at the school returned a parents telephone call.

They can't speak english

30 posted on 11/13/2010 2:27:47 PM PST by STD (He walks like a he duck, he talks like a duck, yo' mama married two of the duckers, U a duck Boy!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

“You can bet that 1000’s of private schools across the state are nearly entirely white.”

That is how the South dealt with federal desegregation orders.


31 posted on 11/13/2010 2:32:50 PM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: trumandogz

in your day, blah blah blah.

what BS.

save it for something American, huh?


32 posted on 11/13/2010 3:10:03 PM PST by AlmaKing
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To: dragnet2

Where are the people? The school board is where the heat is applied!


33 posted on 11/13/2010 3:12:38 PM PST by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: Mr. Wright

And the Gadsden flag, which was banned at some polling places because it was called a TEA party symbol.


34 posted on 11/13/2010 3:14:08 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: J Edgar
    AMEN !!!
35 posted on 11/13/2010 3:28:37 PM PST by Texas Yellow Rose
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

the only national flag that flies in this country should be the stars and stripes. period.


36 posted on 11/13/2010 3:30:26 PM PST by 1st Division guy
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To: GnuHere

We can add that one to the list. By the way, does the Gay and Lesbian Movement have a flag. I am sure that flag would be welcomed to fly any time and any where on public buildings such as schools.


37 posted on 11/13/2010 3:31:53 PM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: dragnet2

Any time, ANY TIME a foreign flag is flown at any government facility, be it a school, courthouse, or park, it should be torn down and burned. Especially when the flag belongs to an invading country.


38 posted on 11/13/2010 3:36:39 PM PST by meyer (Hey Obama - It's the end of the world as you know it.... ..... and I feel fine!)
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To: Mr. Wright

Yes it does... the rainbow flag and , sad to say, it flies over my home city!


39 posted on 11/13/2010 3:37:55 PM PST by copwife (All God's creatures have a place in the choir!)
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To: Mr. Wright

Yes it does... the rainbow flag and , sad to say, it flies over my home city!


40 posted on 11/13/2010 3:37:58 PM PST by copwife (All God's creatures have a place in the choir!)
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To: copwife

It also flies at the Unitarian church I drive by all the time, and they have liberal slogans on the sign that are changed each week. Whee.


41 posted on 11/13/2010 3:53:35 PM PST by GnuHere
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To: trumandogz

Private property my American butt.


42 posted on 11/13/2010 3:54:37 PM PST by Shimmer1 (Navy blue)
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To: trumandogz

In your day, would a Mexican flag be hung in your school hallway without a reason...or without an American flag in a higher position of honor?

In your day, would you be suspended for having an American flag on your bike?


43 posted on 11/13/2010 4:15:05 PM PST by hattend (The meaning of the 2010 election was rebuke, reject, and repeal. - Sarah Palin)
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To: dragnet2

I didn’t see this posted here, it’s a few months old


As you said it’s a few months old but here is a few of the FR postings if anyone is interested in seeing the comments there on.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2509300/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2509491/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2508327/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2508691/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2509020/posts


44 posted on 11/13/2010 4:22:22 PM PST by deport
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To: AlmaKing

No matter how you try to rationalize it, under no circumstances is stealing private property acceptable.

However, if you like, you can work to pass a law that protects those who steal private property that you happen to find distasteful.


45 posted on 11/13/2010 4:32:37 PM PST by trumandogz
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To: Shimmer1
“Private property my American butt”

Is it your view that students in a public school do not have rights to their private property and that once a student steps on school grounds, his fellow students are free to take his books, watch, iPod, phone and flag?

46 posted on 11/13/2010 5:02:08 PM PST by trumandogz
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To: 1st Division guy

I tend to agree, and double that for tax paid, tax supported property like schools.


47 posted on 11/13/2010 5:09:33 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: kiltie65

Bet the rent it’s coming...Illegal aliens are dropping nearly 1000 babies per month at Dallas, Parkland Hospital. At just one hospital....

No joke.


48 posted on 11/13/2010 5:12:08 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: meyer
Any time, ANY TIME a foreign flag is flown at any government facility, be it a school, courthouse, or park, it should be torn down and burned.

Americans have been seriously disrespected for many years now.

These Mexicans come here by tens of millions, breaking our laws, totally disrespecting our rules, our borders, laws and our sovereignty.

And then what do they do?

They pull out Mexican flags, and push them in our faces.

49 posted on 11/13/2010 5:20:55 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: smokingfrog

Hmm, I wonder if they’ll allow a Vatican flag display and powerpoint presentation during Holy Week?


50 posted on 11/13/2010 5:32:41 PM PST by MSF BU (YR'S Please Support our troops: JOIN THEM!)
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