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Posted on 03/16/2012 1:52:34 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
After Film Warning Kids Not to Call Others 'Jerks,' Sebelius Tells Kids to Say: 'You're Being a Jerk' By Penny Starr March 15, 2012
(CNSNews.com) - Immediately after showing middle-school students a new video from the Cartoon Network that admonishes children not to call people names like "stupid," "fat," and "jerk," Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told the students they could do a lot of good by telling some students they were "jerks."
It "can make a huge amount of difference," she said.
Sebelius' remarks came in response to a question from CNNs Don Lemon, who served as moderator of a panel discussion following a screening of Stop Bullying: Speak Up.
The audience was comprised of children at the Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington, D.C. The students, from the 6th to 8th grade, were given black t-shirts with the Speak Up logo to wear at the assembly.
What do you think is the best advice for people who are going into watching this film and anyone who is watching? asked Lemon.
As part of her answer, Sebelius said: I think, very important, is for kids to understand how powerful you really are. You might feel like youre not big enough, not strong enough, not--dont have enough tools. But just saying, Stop it! You know, youre being a jerk!--walk away, get away from this person can make a huge amount of difference.
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Kathleen, you’re being a jerk.
She’s really on the edge!
How about getting the state out of raising my kids period.
The founding fathers would cry if they saw what they started as become.
Leftists cannot live without name calling.
No. Conservatives can never call another woman “slut” but they can far worse call any woman 10 times worse than that...it’s a libtard thing...everything is acceptable except for the rest of us sane people.
In 30 minutes I will walk in to my club and yell “hey pecker head”. ten guys will turn around!
One evening, he was watching his son, who was about 3, playing on the floor with his Matchbox cars. Shortly, his son made the two cars collide, to which the boy provided the dialog:
It was then he realized there might be a problem with the use of language in his house.
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Kathleen you ignorant... um, never mind.