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After Film Warning Kids Not to Call Others 'Jerks,' Sebelius Tells Kids to Say: 'You're Being a...
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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 CNN’s 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 you’re not big enough, not strong enough, not--don’t have enough tools. But just saying, ‘Stop it! You know, you’re being a jerk!’--walk away, get away from this person can make a huge amount of difference.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jerk; sebelious
Potty mouth.......
1 posted on 03/16/2012 1:52:37 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh. OK.

Kathleen, you’re being a jerk.


2 posted on 03/16/2012 1:55:13 PM PDT by Romulus (The Traditional Latin Mass is the real Youth Mass)
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To: Sub-Driver

She’s really on the edge!


3 posted on 03/16/2012 1:55:13 PM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: Sub-Driver

How about getting the state out of raising my kids period.

The founding fathers would cry if they saw what they started as become.


4 posted on 03/16/2012 1:55:56 PM PDT by DB
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To: Sub-Driver

Leftists cannot live without name calling.


5 posted on 03/16/2012 1:56:25 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

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.


6 posted on 03/16/2012 1:58:26 PM PDT by max americana
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To: Sub-Driver
hey sEVILious...

7 posted on 03/16/2012 1:59:00 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Lucky9teen

In 30 minutes I will walk in to my club and yell “hey pecker head”. ten guys will turn around!


8 posted on 03/16/2012 2:02:30 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sub-Driver
I have a buddy and he told me a story:

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:
“Stupid a$$hole!”
“Fat b*tch!”
It was then he realized there might be a problem with the use of language in his house.

9 posted on 03/16/2012 2:02:56 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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10 posted on 03/16/2012 2:22:56 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

Kathleen you ignorant... um, never mind.

11 posted on 03/16/2012 2:59:54 PM PDT by mc5cents
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