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Peanut Butter and Jam sandwiches are now "racist"
Portland Tribune ^ | September 05, 2012 | Jennifer Anderson

Posted on 09/12/2012 7:10:21 PM PDT by profit_guy

Verenice Gutierrez picks up on the subtle language of racism every day.

Take the peanut butter sandwich, a seemingly innocent example a teacher used in a lesson last school year.

“What about Somali or Hispanic students, who might not eat sandwiches?” says Gutierrez, principal at Harvey Scott K-8 School, a diverse school of 500 students in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood.

(Excerpt) Read more at portlandtribune.com ...


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1 posted on 09/12/2012 7:10:23 PM PDT by profit_guy
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To: zot; Alamo-Girl; SeraphimApprentice; Interesting Times

Amazing what the modern unionized school administrators have learned and are now enforcing on the young skulls of mush that parents entrust to their “care.”


2 posted on 09/12/2012 7:12:27 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: profit_guy

Liberal academia. A scurge upon America. If I was raising my kids again, they would not get near a government indoctrination camp EVER. They would go to a real school not run by union socialists and get a GOOD education, even if I had to work two jobs to do it.


3 posted on 09/12/2012 7:14:10 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: profit_guy
Islam extremists and race hustlers are constantly searching for anything that will possibly offend.
4 posted on 09/12/2012 7:15:38 PM PDT by oyez ( .Apparently The U.S. CONSTITUTION has been reduced to the consistency of quicksand.)
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To: profit_guy
More enlightenment from Portlanastan!!!! These people are INSANE!!!!!
5 posted on 09/12/2012 7:15:54 PM PDT by Anti-Hillary (Barry, Barry quite contrary, how does your government grow?...)
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To: profit_guy

This is ridiculous. Ignorance of what foods a culture eats does not come close to being ‘racism’ by any definition.


6 posted on 09/12/2012 7:16:12 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: profit_guy

I guess this definitely rules out a BLT.


7 posted on 09/12/2012 7:17:36 PM PDT by Misterioso (Trying to explain music is like trying to dance architecture. -- Thelonious Monk)
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To: profit_guy

I honestly don’t know how much longer I can tolerate these liberal race baiting nut jobs....


8 posted on 09/12/2012 7:19:18 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: profit_guy

this is a Bullsh*t sandwich (now then, is THAT racist!?)


9 posted on 09/12/2012 7:19:27 PM PDT by faithhopecharity
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To: profit_guy

I read the whole article and don’t understand a bit of it.


10 posted on 09/12/2012 7:19:38 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: profit_guy

Liberals can’t wait to get a snapshot of President Romney eating watermelon at a family picnic.


11 posted on 09/12/2012 7:23:54 PM PDT by Ryan_Rubio_2016
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To: profit_guy

Milk is racist too - more ‘white’ is sold than brown.


12 posted on 09/12/2012 7:24:32 PM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: profit_guy

If they were smart, the remaining white folks who had kids in that school would yank them faster than Speedy Gonzales.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 7:27:23 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: profit_guy

I’ve always heard of Peanut Butter and Jelly(never have liked it), but never “Peanut Butter and Jam”. Am I just missing something?

I once knew someone that liked to eat Peanut Butter sandwiches with Mayonnaise and bananas. That’s just disgusting, IMO!


14 posted on 09/12/2012 7:31:57 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: profit_guy

Same stuff we have heard for a while now. Supposedly standardized testing can’t be done because certain students don’t understand some of the questions if it has something to do with something they don’t personally “experience” in their cultcha. *yawN*

What it really means is any potential testing that might prove union teachers aren’t doing their jobs is a threat so.....


15 posted on 09/12/2012 7:35:00 PM PDT by Condor 63
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To: profit_guy

Are there exemptions for transgenders, Hispanics, and union workers?


16 posted on 09/12/2012 7:36:03 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: KoRn

Yeah, I don’t bother with the bread. I just slice the banana into quarters, spread Mirsacle Whip on each quarter and top it with a good sized dolop of peanut butter. Yummy light lunch.


17 posted on 09/12/2012 7:36:03 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: profit_guy
Another way would be to say: ‘Americans eat peanut butter and jelly, do you have anything like that?’ Let them tell you. Maybe they eat torta. Or pita.”

What's the big deal? A torta is a sandwich--and I've eaten many a pita bread sandwich.

18 posted on 09/12/2012 7:37:31 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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Mick sang about it in Some Girls


19 posted on 09/12/2012 7:39:50 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: profit_guy

So I guess my Wetback and MuzzieSlime sandwiches would be out of the question?


20 posted on 09/12/2012 7:41:36 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: KoRn
I’ve always heard of Peanut Butter and Jelly (never have liked it), but never “Peanut Butter and Jam”. Am I just missing something?

I've never understood the difference between jelly and jam with one exception--napalm is a form of jelly, and I've never heard it referred to as jam.

21 posted on 09/12/2012 7:42:30 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: profit_guy

“What about WHITE STUDENTS, who might not eat sandwiches?”

Racist?


22 posted on 09/12/2012 7:45:18 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: GreyFriar

This isn’t education; it is indoctrination. Racist indoctrination.


23 posted on 09/12/2012 7:48:59 PM PDT by zot
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To: profit_guy

I think I should commit “Hari Kari” because I happen to have white skin. The guilt is overwhelming. /s

Do I get extra kudos because I drive a Japanese car?


24 posted on 09/12/2012 7:50:08 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: Rebelbase

” I read the whole article and don’t understand a bit of it.”

_______________________________________

No kidding! I kept re-reading it and thought it made no sense at all. And that is sad, given that these people are educating our future decision-makers.


25 posted on 09/12/2012 7:58:22 PM PDT by proud American in Canada (Pray for America. She is the world's last best hope for freedom.)
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To: profit_guy

The Czechoslovakian nanny that took care of my daughter had never heard of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. She thought they were pretty cool. Maybe if we introduce these kids to our commonly eaten foods they won’t be so offended. What a moron. I’m so glad I home schooled.


26 posted on 09/12/2012 7:58:40 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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To: profit_guy

SALT AND PEPPER ARE NEXT.

Then Ketchup and Mustard.


27 posted on 09/12/2012 7:59:23 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: profit_guy

“What about Somali or Hispanic students, who might not eat sandwiches?” says Gutierrez

Portland.....What a Turd Hole.....

Well, Stupid, the next time we go to school in Somalia, or Mexico,...Well ask the little kids there...but untill then Shut your stupid Liberal GOB.


28 posted on 09/12/2012 8:02:47 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: KoRn
but never “Peanut Butter and Jam”. Am I just missing something?

Consider "JAM" as a verb, and I think you get the picture.

29 posted on 09/12/2012 8:04:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: profit_guy
“We want to teach them to be critical thinkers,” Gutierrez says.

She's the last person in the world who could possibly teach "critical thinking."

30 posted on 09/12/2012 8:09:01 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: profit_guy
“What about Somali or Hispanic students, who might not eat sandwiches?”

Fine, change "sandwich" to "dirt and stone ground corn".
Then you'll make the organic bloc happy as well as the Aztlan faction.

(Freaking madness, the kids can't spell, count, or tie shoe laces so the "professional educators" are concentrating on "the protocols of Courageous Conversations", "Big hairy audacious, goals", and "white privilege"...that'll guarantee a huge increase in rocket scientists within a semester or two.)

31 posted on 09/12/2012 8:14:43 PM PDT by norton
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To: Wiser now
I worked with a guy ate peanut butter om everything.

Never saw such a god awful mess as a peanut butter and onion sandwich.

32 posted on 09/12/2012 8:17:46 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: profit_guy
feh...
33 posted on 09/12/2012 8:18:14 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: IMR 4350

Peanut butter and onion rocks hard!


34 posted on 09/12/2012 8:19:27 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: profit_guy

The turd world bastards will have to pry the PBJ from my cold, dead hands! If they’re going to live here and enjoy the benefits of our civilization, they need to first adapt to and then ultimately adopt our ways. Otherwise, they should really emigrate to the cesspools created by their ancestors and their defective cultures. (I know...it’s a tiny, seemingly insignificant issue, but it’s yet another symptom of the cancer currently eating away at America.) Tolerate them yes, but no more catering to or worring about foreign cultures! All civilizations are NOT equally valid, and yes...even with the embarrassments of the last couple decades, ours was clearly the superior ON EARTH. Let’s worry about Somali and Hispanic culture when Americans are trying to sneak into Somalia or Mexico “for a better life.” Madness reigns in the government schools.


35 posted on 09/12/2012 8:20:25 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: headsonpikes
This guy took 3 pieces of bread, one large white onion, and a half jar of peanut butter to make a sandwich.

It was a mess.

36 posted on 09/12/2012 8:26:52 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Fiji Hill

Napalm is indeed in jelly form, and is used to get yourself out of a jam. “Roger that, they’re in the treeline 200 meters west of the cherry smoke - light them up, please, sir!”


37 posted on 09/12/2012 8:41:37 PM PDT by Raven6 (Psalm 144:1 and Proverbs 22:3)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping!


38 posted on 09/12/2012 8:47:44 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: profit_guy

Can we just start shooting these idiots? They are polluting our gene pool...well the non-gay ones.


39 posted on 09/12/2012 8:50:41 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useful idiots.)
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To: profit_guy

What would we do without people like this principal to save us all from the insensitivity of the PB&J sandwich? Why, it is not merely a sandwich, but the true root of all evil. And let’s not even talk about cream cheese and jelly. Or grilled cheese. Or lunchmeat. Or hot dogs and hamburgers. And pizza. There’s too much variety dividing people - we need a Food Equality Amendment. Until every single American is eating the same exact food, we will never understand each other. /Sounds silly but it’s coming next... just watch. ;-)


40 posted on 09/12/2012 8:55:49 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: profit_guy

They keep telling us diversity is a “joy,” but the more diversity we have, the less freedom we seem to have and the more we have to walk on eggshells. I must be missing the “joy” somehow.


41 posted on 09/12/2012 9:00:08 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: Condor 63; profit_guy

What this really means is that they are scrambling to find yet more excuses for low test scores among some minorities.

They have peremptorily ruled out any possibility of
1. low intelligence
2. lack of effort
3. inferior culture that discourages achievement

These ridiculous excuses are used to buttress self-esteem (I’m really smarter than test score indicate.) and encourage a victim mentality (”The man” is keeping me down.). Neither the students nor the teachers have to expend much effort to really get / provide an education.

But most of all, these excuses allow the teachers unions to hire ever more teachers, teachers’ aides, curriculum developers, experts, advisers, policy directors, administrators, and managers of special programs to deal with this. In addition, they get to buy new, non-racist textbooks and get kickbacks from the textbook companies.


42 posted on 09/12/2012 9:01:40 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: GOPJ

Yes. There was a complaint about milk back in the day when the dairy industry had an ad campaign “Every body loves milk”. It was said to be inappropriate, or racist because some African-Americans (or a large number perhaps) have an intolerance to milk or dairy, ergo, EVERY body does not love milk. None of this will end until the rest of us say, NO, just stop this now.


43 posted on 09/12/2012 9:05:51 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: KoRn
I’ve always heard of Peanut Butter and Jelly(never have liked it), but never “Peanut Butter and Jam”. Am I just missing something?

Me neither. At the end of the article, we learn that she's an anchor baby from Texas. You show me a Texan who hasn't eaten a peanut butter and JELLY sandwich. At her age, I'm sure her mama packed her lunch with them so don't even try to sell me that hispanic kids don't eat pb&js.

44 posted on 09/12/2012 9:25:49 PM PDT by bgill
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To: profit_guy

But how can it be? Wasn’t it George Washington Carver who invented the peanut agricultural science? So how can that be racists?


45 posted on 09/12/2012 9:35:23 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: profit_guy
Racial equity is a top focus for the school and district.

I'm glad she cleared that up for me; I had been wondering what their priorities were, since it's obvious that "educating students" is way down at the bottom of their list.

46 posted on 09/12/2012 10:17:10 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: profit_guy
Just to clarify my last comment:

Despite that year of work, Oregon’s Department of Education just last month identified Scott as a “focus school,” one that performs among the state’s lowest 15 percent.

“I’m excited by the fact that we’re designated a focus school by the state,” Gutierrez says. “It’s an added layer of accountability.”

This is akin to Obama's people being "excited" that more & more people are getting food stamps, "because it helps the economy".

47 posted on 09/12/2012 10:26:08 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: ApplegateRanch
Letters to this principal, or to the school, are waste of time.
The School District Board, on the other hand...
48 posted on 09/12/2012 10:35:50 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: KoRn
I once knew someone that liked to eat Peanut Butter sandwiches with Mayonnaise and bananas. That’s just disgusting, IMO!

Ewww; you're right! They left out the pickles!

49 posted on 09/12/2012 10:49:04 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: ApplegateRanch

I recently discovered peanut butter, bacon, hot dogs. There’s some yum. Sadly, I later discovered it wasn’t an original idea. There are actually restaurants that serve them.


50 posted on 09/12/2012 11:20:26 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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