Skip to comments.Students Sing “God Bless America” At Wal-Mart, Manager Calls Cops
Posted on 09/13/2012 5:42:23 PM PDT by rawhide
PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) Coconut Palm Elementary Principal Terri Thelmas, 75 students and their parents were kicked off Wal-Mart property Wednesday evening.
Were they protesting the high price of school supplies? Nope. The Miramar principal and her students were simply trying to sing God Bless America to honor the fallen heroes of 9-11.
According to Thelmas, the store manager gave her approval the week before to sing the one-minute song inside the Wal-Mart, located at Pines & Flamingo in Pembroke Pines.
Around 7 p.m. Wednesday, the group showed up and the manager-on-duty told them they were a liability and that the kids would not be allowed to sing.
So, the kids went outside the store to sing. Thats when things got ugly: the manager called Pembroke Pines police to have them removed from the property.
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Send the manager to Cuba for a few years for an attitude adjustment.
Looks like the Tea Party terrorism has begun. First with the waving of American Flags and now this. No wonder the FBI is gearing up to crush these terrorists.
If i were CEO of WalMart, today would be that “Manager’s” last day as a WalMart employee.
Well we can’t be having any of that...someone might be offended and storm an embassy.
it’s pretty bad when you get kicked out of Walmart...
What do you expect from CHINA-Mart?
12800 Pines Blvd
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
Somebody needs to go in there and blast some holes throgh the roof. Right over the electroics department.
Thanks for the info~! This has made me furious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Imagine Walmarts all across the country invaded by singing patriots...
That’s a news segment American people need to see.
Go to Chick fil A after, make a day of it... ;^)
I was in a bank about 20 years ago (Whom I had been a customer for over 30 years) Now I only went to this bank about every two weeks.
I asked the teller I she enjoyed the Christian tracts and literature I had been giving. Usually, to a different person and a different bank each time, many asked if I give more.
She was very surley, and said; “You give those out every time you come in here.” Then I said “others seem to enjoy and were blessed by my sharing.”
Then she said; “This is a place of business!” I answered, I know, and I have been doing business with that bank, before you was born;” and asked, “Do you know who really owns this business, and even made and owns the air that is in this bank.”
She reluctantly acknowledged she knew that.
I just contacted the corporate headquarters and told them that I wanted this situation rectified immediately. . otherwise Walmart’s disregard for God and country warrants a stock dump.
I am all for honoring the fallen heroes of 9/11 but I have to wonder at the choice of venue for this occasion.
Wouldnt a church or war memorial be more appropriate?
I must say that this school principal is a breath of fresh air compared to so many that we read about.
Poor ole Sam Walton wouldn’t even recognize his company today. Bet he’s rolling over in his grave.
This is scarey. I am not sure that I blame the store all that much. I live in the area and this has been on all of the talk stations all day and I was able to glean a little more than the simple anti Walmart angle.
The teacher claims that she pre cleared this gathering with manager “Frank”. Frank was gone or never existed when she went back with the students on 9/11. She did not go into the store and re-introduce herself; she simply brought in all of the students. When they assembled in the parking lot (still walmart property) after their ouster from the store, the manager treated them like a flash mob which is seems that walmart has a policy in place to handle.
Children are always a handy prop. But from where I sit it seems like just maybe a (union)teacher used them to embarass a non union company on an emotionally charged day. But that is just my take on it.
Walmart should issue a public apology,and sternly rebuke this manager, she does not understand the principles Walmart has always had with their customers.
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