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US school student arrested for 'burping audibly' in class (‘interfering with public education’)
New Kerala ^ | 12/03/11

Posted on 12/05/2011 3:39:15 PM PST by Libloather

US school student arrested for 'burping audibly' in class

Washington, Dec 3 : A seventh-grader in a US school was reportedly arrested after he ‘burped audibly’ during a class.

The 13-year-old from Cleveland Middle School alleges that after he burped, his teacher called the school resource officer, who in turn called the authorities to have him arrested for ‘interfering with public education’.

The student has filed a civil rights lawsuit naming his teacher, principal and a police officer.

It also claims that school authorities transported him from the school to the detention facility without notifying his parents.

“They are using petty misdemeanor charges to arrest children in New Mexico,” ABC News quoted the boy’s attorney, Shannon Kennedy, as saying.

The boy’s lawsuit also described an incident early last month when he was allegedly strip searched on suspicion of selling marijuana.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: arrested; arth; burp; burpcrime; burping; class; prisonterminology; schoolasprison; schoolchildarrested; student
Wouldn't bouncing an eraser off his head (like they used to do) cause less damage?

‘interfering with public education’

Half the teachers should be behind bars.

1 posted on 12/05/2011 3:39:26 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

BFL


2 posted on 12/05/2011 3:43:20 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Libloather

My kid is in a public school for the first and perhaps the only semester ever. I loathe what they do. They have incorporated prison administration terminology for handling the students. “Lockdown”, “block”, “cell”, “detainee” and so forth. Crazy. This is allegedly an honor school and magnet school. Your government at work on you.


3 posted on 12/05/2011 3:44:00 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Libloather

The kid is clearly a troublemaker, the sooner he is executed the better.


4 posted on 12/05/2011 3:50:26 PM PST by null and void (This is day 1049 of America's ObamaVacation from reality.)
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To: Libloather

If this is what passes for Criminal Behavior in today’s Classrooms they would have executed me before I finished the 8th Grade...

So grateful that I grew up in a Free Country with Parents that knew how to Discipline (I certainly earned every whack) and I’m so very disappointed with the current crop of Govt / Union Educators.

TT

(PS In one day I was whacked by my Teacher, the Principal and my Mother ... then “Just wait till your Father gets home” ... and I got whacked again... and I never put Firecrackers in the Jello again)


5 posted on 12/05/2011 3:54:40 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
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To: null and void

A burp! In front of the gender challenged and all. Can you imagine?

I agree. String him up by his testicles, lest he breed and raise up another child with indigestion.

Perhaps the kid was goofing off. So send the kid to the dean of boys or some such. Give him some detention if you must.

Call the police? Seriously?

I knew these folks had a god complex, but holy cow batman.


6 posted on 12/05/2011 3:58:38 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Romney, Newt, any chance whatsoever you might sometime pander to U.S. Citizens vs the illegals?)
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To: Libloather

7 posted on 12/05/2011 4:00:30 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: null and void

If only he would have barked instead of burped, the police could have just shot him and saved us some money.


8 posted on 12/05/2011 4:02:09 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much. We will much about that be committed.)
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To: Libloather

Is this true? Arrested for burping? Jeez, and teachers having sex with students without being ARRESTED?


9 posted on 12/05/2011 4:10:44 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: Libloather

Let’s see:

13 years old & selling pot....

I’m guessing they were looking for an excuse to get rid of this kid and I doubt this was the first time the little ‘angel’ has had issues at school.


10 posted on 12/05/2011 4:12:33 PM PST by enraged
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To: Libloather
Please remember that behind every socialist teacher and principal stand armed police.

Armed police stand ready to force students to attend these prison-like places, force citizens to pay for the godless and socialist indoctrination in these kiddie prisons, and to handcuff and haul to jail any student defiant enough to **burp** in the face of power! Remember, “Truth to Power”!

11 posted on 12/05/2011 4:13:27 PM PST by wintertime (I am a Constitutional Restorationist!!! Yes!)
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To: Libloather

Don’t they ever make kids sit in the hall anymore?


12 posted on 12/05/2011 4:17:20 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Libloather

I farted so loud in 5th grade it rattled the laminated desk seat. Tried to blame it on the girl behind me but got sent to the office. I survived with a few licks.


13 posted on 12/05/2011 4:18:53 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: Psalm 144

I thought anyone who read about the new NYC sex ed curriculum would do whatever they could to leave that system. I am amazed and disgusted at the lack of outrage.


14 posted on 12/05/2011 4:19:46 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Revolting cat!

Even Girls can do it ....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecIANBuBW34

TT


15 posted on 12/05/2011 4:20:45 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is real islam. Moderate islam is the trojan horse.)
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To: manic4organic

Try doing that now, you’d probably be shot on sight!


16 posted on 12/05/2011 4:22:10 PM PST by susannah59
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To: Libloather

Really ! Wow, I wonder if farting would lead to charges of emitting toxic fumes as the next thing to do ?


17 posted on 12/05/2011 4:27:55 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: enraged
You may be right, but surely they can do better than: audible burp, disrupting education, out you go!!

It doesn't say he was caught selling pot, or that they proved he was selling pot, just "suspicion."

18 posted on 12/05/2011 4:29:08 PM PST by susannah59
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To: Libloather

More zero tolerance nonsense. Somebody should have enough sense to give him detention and be done with it.


19 posted on 12/05/2011 4:29:42 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: TexasTransplant

Good one!


20 posted on 12/05/2011 4:30:58 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: TexasTransplant

I was thrown out of school in the early 60s for no good reason. Unfortutately, we lived on a military base, overseas, at the time. They let me back to a standing ovation. So much for being an example. I’m a CPA in West Virginia with a “Top Secret” security clearance.

My oldest son left school in the 9th grade because of the prison approach. He’s an honors student at WVU. We must punish the brightest and best.

Remember, those who can’t do teach, and, those who can’t teach, teach teachers!


21 posted on 12/05/2011 4:33:20 PM PST by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: Libloather

Ha! My little brother, a complete stereo typical jock, ran for class treasure his senor year and his campaign speech was burping the alphabet. He won.


22 posted on 12/05/2011 4:38:20 PM PST by txroadkill (FreeRepublic.com- "A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villany" - Zotted Romney Troll)
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To: Libloather

Actually, no one interferes with public education more than unionized teachers.


23 posted on 12/05/2011 4:41:18 PM PST by reg45 (I'm not angry that Lincoln freed the slaves. I'm angry that Franklin Roosevelt bought them back.)
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To: TexasTransplant
Even better (warning - very gross for sensitive folks) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2l0nwz8nR0


> Even Girls can do it ....

> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecIANBuBW34

> TT
25 posted on 12/05/2011 4:59:43 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: TexasTransplant

Dickie P. (RIP) was known to fart in class and turn around and blame the kid behind him. It wasn’t an everyday thing but enough to make school fun. I am laughing with tears recalling him.


26 posted on 12/05/2011 5:03:33 PM PST by healy61
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To: ExCTCitizen

Mein Gott! Good thing the kid wasn’t chewing gum. They might have executed him.


27 posted on 12/05/2011 5:04:48 PM PST by oldsicilian
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To: Libloather

I recall letting a loud one rip in my 5th grade history class. We were learning about the golden age of Greece.

I think it set me back with the gals for a few years.

And it was the same classroom about the same time (I remember this vividly, and haven’t thought about it for decades) when the cue-ball bald PR cop came in to do his school outreach. I have no recollection what he told us us, except that he joked about waxing his shiny head.

Now, all the cops where I live are goons, kids who shave their heads and wear wraparound “badass” sunglasses.


28 posted on 12/05/2011 5:11:17 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Author of BullionBible.com - Makes You a Precious Metal Expert, Guaranteed.)
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To: TexasTransplant
Caught one of my son's in the back yard with a dead chipmunk he found. He was trying to blow it up with fire crackers...he's now in his 40’s and doesn't do that anymore....LOL but had a great idea for teaching his son's how to shoot with a BB gun....You hang old Christmas ornaments in the tree's...pick them up for peanuts at garage sales and you know if you hit your target...One is now in college and the other is a sweetheart of a boy...He lived in the country not the suburbs. Another son when in his teens) carefully opened a pkg of my cigarettes and put those things in each one that causes a ciggy to explode then just sat an waited until I opened the pkg and laughed himself silly....I thought he did it to just one, but the second one exploded also then the third, then I got mad....he is a freeper, I aint’ tellin his name...LOL
29 posted on 12/05/2011 5:15:12 PM PST by goat granny (.)
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To: TexasTransplant

“...and I never put Firecrackers in the Jello again”

Sounds like fun. I might have to try that.


30 posted on 12/05/2011 5:16:49 PM PST by Gil4 (Sometimes it's not low self-esteem - it's just accurate self-assessment.)
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To: manic4organic
I farted so loud in 5th grade it rattled the laminated desk seat. Tried to blame it on the girl behind me but got sent to the office.

Thanks for the laugh...ah, memories. I still laugh when I think of one teacher looking us over and barking "Who did that?" while nearly every student was fighting to keep from guffawing.

It's rude and unacceptable to burp out loud in class, but arrest and charges are way, way over the top. They should do what my teacher did. Send us home with a thick booklet and tell us we'd better have it filled in with "I will not..." written 1,000 times BY HAND or various additional punishments will be inflicted. By sentence 700, you soon realize that no burp or resulting laughter is worth it.
31 posted on 12/05/2011 5:21:46 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Psalm 144

“Go to school. Become a criminal.” It makes a great t-shirt.


32 posted on 12/05/2011 5:27:23 PM PST by goldi (')
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To: Libloather

Do today’s kids even know how to make rude noises with their armpits?


33 posted on 12/05/2011 5:30:32 PM PST by ryderann
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To: Libloather

Call it for what it is.

Belching loudly is just pretty rude.

Most students learned about that as 2nd graders and socially were not encouraged to continue amongst valued peers.

Some never learn and find it to be a mechanism to disrupt others and the learning environment.

The school should have mechanisms by which to discipline the students, which either the parents may agree to accept or remove their children from that environment.

Unfortunately, we’ve had a liberal education establishment attempt to counterfeit both legitimate authority and the family, no longer holding children accountable as children.

I’d recommend having the Principal of the school and the student who exhibits such rude behavior, both be forced to endure one another until the situation is worked out. Let the Administration suffer the consequences of not enforcing legitimate authority at the appropriate level and let the student miss his opportunity to learn when behaves rudely.


34 posted on 12/05/2011 5:41:24 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Libloather

First burps, then looks are next. As in, he gave me a bad look, arrest him.


35 posted on 12/05/2011 5:55:21 PM PST by Sea Parrot (%)
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To: LostInBayport; manic4organic
Thanks for the laugh...ah, memories. I still laugh when I think of one teacher looking us over and barking "Who did that?" while nearly every student was fighting to keep from guffawing.

Ditto. I'm wiping away the tears of laughter, just thinking about my elementary school days. Back then, the New Orleans public schools followed the local tradition of serving red beans and rice on Mondays. Those afternoons were often entertaining.

In fifth grade, I had a male teacher - a very rare thing in those days. He just couldn't feign the outrage over that stuff as well as the women did. There were a few moments that I recall him struggling for composure, like Harvey Korman when on camera with Tim Conway.

36 posted on 12/05/2011 6:04:55 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: txroadkill

We had a kid in the 4th grade with the belching alphabet gift. I still remember his name :)


37 posted on 12/05/2011 6:15:44 PM PST by DaveMSmith (Evil Comes from Falsity, So Share the Truth)
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To: enraged
I’m guessing they were looking for an excuse to get rid of this kid and I doubt this was the first time the little ‘angel’ has had issues at school.

Yep. One of those who disrupts class day after day after day until even the other kids are asking the teacher to get him out of there. I know the type well.

38 posted on 12/05/2011 7:18:04 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: A_perfect_lady; enraged
enraged: I’m guessing they were looking for an excuse to get rid of this kid and I doubt this was the first time the little ‘angel’ has had issues at school.

A_perfect_lady: Yep. One of those who disrupts class day after day after day until even the other kids are asking the teacher to get him out of there. I know the type well.

You two realize that NONE of what you're saying even remotely justifies this kid getting arrested for burping, right?

Right?

Sheesh.

39 posted on 12/05/2011 10:10:22 PM PST by Talisker (History will show the Illuminati won the ultimate Darwin Award.)
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To: Libloather

It is closer to the flesh trade then anything else,you single out individuals and stigmatize them.Overtime they become more and more subordinate to the whims of those who put them there in the first place.

Horrible way to school children,especially teenagers.13 is just like 18 and in sense 21....a time when you move from one to another in your existence and your particular vulnerable to people trying to book you over.


40 posted on 12/05/2011 11:05:30 PM PST by Del Rapier
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To: Talisker

And you realize you’re not getting the whole story, right? Right? Sheesh.


41 posted on 12/06/2011 6:32:10 AM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: enraged
13 years old & selling pot.... I’m guessing they were looking for an excuse to get rid of this kid and I doubt this was the first time the little ‘angel’ has had issues at school.

It didn't say they caught him with anything, just that they allegedly strip-searched him.

Big difference between being accused and found guilty, even though that seems lost on a lot of people at late.

Conduct a warrantless strip search on my kid at your personal peril.

42 posted on 12/06/2011 10:24:28 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: healy61

This reminds me of one guy in Jr. High, just the initials of DD. We were in class one time and out of the blue, he raised his hand and teacher asked what he wanted and he asked, “can I be excused, I need to go and take a dump”. It was funny and the teacher responded that we don’t talk like that !

> Dickie P. (RIP) was known to fart in class and turn around and blame the kid behind him. It wasn’t an everyday thing but enough to make school fun. I am laughing with tears recalling him.


43 posted on 12/06/2011 2:36:02 PM PST by CORedneck
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To: Libloather; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

This is an older article I stumbled on today. Seems I missed it first time around.

44 posted on 11/26/2012 12:56:48 PM PST by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: wintertime

Someone a few weeks ago said that “Obama speaks power to truth”,

which is very apt.

Obama and the left use the force of government to supress truth telling.


45 posted on 11/26/2012 1:00:40 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sea Parrot

I think the charge was “being a counter-revolutionary”,
since very little education goes on in government school,
but a lot of Marxist indoctrination does happen.

If he “interfered” with that, I can see why the Marxist teacher would have him arrested.


46 posted on 11/26/2012 1:02:45 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ryderann

There’s an app for that.


47 posted on 11/26/2012 2:49:13 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: CORedneck

Depleting ozone.


48 posted on 11/26/2012 2:54:17 PM PST by jughandle
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