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Public School Gives Out Obama T-shirts
ConservativeActionAlerts ^ | Feb 15, 2013 | Rebekah Maxwell

Posted on 02/15/2013 3:55:59 PM PST by wesagain

Ok, I know there are some people who still get a bit offended when I talk about “government schools,” or “tax-funded indoctrination centers.” You can be honest. You think my outrage at the dramatic downward spiral of student standards, the censorship of even the barest symbols of God and country, the usurpation of parental roles by government officials, the peddling of self-esteem as the only commodity to our tiny epicureans….well, you think I’m overstating it.

Our schools wouldn’t really be that blatantly schilling for government, would they? They aren’t really just cheerleaders for Obama, right? Those are just the big-city radicals, right?

Below is an email from one of our listeners, who was dismayed to find his son’s little elementary school distributing T-shirts celebrating Barack Obama:

My name is Matt Latcham, and I have a son who is a 4th grader at Wellman Elementary school in Wellman, Iowa. (which, by the way, is an extremely conservative town) It is a part of the Mid-Prairie school district.

On the night of January 10, 2013, I got a call from a parent of a fifth grader asking me if my son had received an Obama t-shirt from school and brought it home. I immediately asked my son if he had received an Obama shirt, and much to my delight his response was “Why would I want an OBAMA t-shirt!?” He then told me that he did not receive one and knew nothing about them.

In continuing the conversation I learned that the Wellman Elementary fifth graders were given shirts with a picture of the front page of the Cedar .......

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: arth
INDOCTRINATION......should bring INDICTMENTS!!!
1 posted on 02/15/2013 3:56:04 PM PST by wesagain
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To: wesagain

There was a story the other day that students from middle school and high school were bussed to hear Angela Davis, 60’s radical/terrorist give a talk.

Crazy stuff comes out of public schools all the time it seems


2 posted on 02/15/2013 4:03:49 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: wesagain

The suggestion in the article needs to be followed up on. If this school is not going to refuse any free t-shirts that become available to hand out to kids - since handing them out is not an endorsement of anything - then this school needs to be given a LOT of free t-shirts to hand out. With all different viewpoints on those t-shirts, since handing out them is not an endorsement of anything.


3 posted on 02/15/2013 4:05:34 PM PST by butterdezillion
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To: wesagain

Obama shirts are fine, but if a kid showed up at school wearing a George Washington or Ronald Reagan t-shirt, he would be expelled.


4 posted on 02/15/2013 4:07:34 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: wesagain

mmm...mmm...mmm...


5 posted on 02/15/2013 4:07:47 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: TADSLOS

Just as long as they don’t give out Bibles.


6 posted on 02/15/2013 4:12:10 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: wesagain
Here's an "Obama shirt" to give to the fourth-graders; make sure to have the ACLU's phone number before you put him on the bus.


7 posted on 02/15/2013 4:14:10 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: wesagain

Where is the outrage from the parents of the kids in this school? We would be raising hell down here in northern georgia and calling for those responsible to resign.


8 posted on 02/15/2013 4:19:20 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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9 posted on 02/15/2013 4:44:39 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: GeronL

Wonder how many kids used the T-shirts to wipe their butts after using the toilet.


10 posted on 02/15/2013 4:45:17 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: wesagain

The rest of the article is great, but this part is instructional:

“First thing in the morning on January 11th, I called the principal, Evan Parrott, to express my concern with these shirts being given out in my child’s school. Mr. Parrott proceeded to tell me that the school was in no way endorsing anyone by giving out the shirts, and that in fact a note had gone home with each student, and that the 5th grade students were told that they didn’t have to take them, but could if they wanted. He also said that they were given the shirts by The Gazette and felt like they couldn’t turn down free t-shirts to give away.

My immediate response was to ask him if the school would give away shirts that had ‘Jesus Saves’ across the front, if they were free to the school. The question was obviously dodged and our conversation ended by him telling me that an e-mail would be sent out to parents explaining the situation. There was no acknowledgement of any wrongdoing, but rather an acknowledgement of miscommunication.”


11 posted on 02/15/2013 5:27:55 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: exit82

They are such highly trained leftist shills......that’s
what they get at liberal arts colleges.


12 posted on 02/15/2013 5:50:09 PM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: wesagain

Government schools are legalized child abuse.


13 posted on 02/16/2013 2:38:23 AM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: metmom

Ping


14 posted on 02/16/2013 3:20:13 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: wesagain; 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.

15 posted on 02/16/2013 5:40:35 AM 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: wesagain
The Gazette contacted ALL teachers involved in the Newspaper for Education program.

As if.

Newspapers and Government Education are fellow travelers, having the same goal, to destroy all resistance to godless humanism.

16 posted on 02/16/2013 6:08:19 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: metmom

Yes, and a Gold star for that reminder. (are gold stars still allowed?)


17 posted on 02/16/2013 7:34:25 AM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: wesagain
Yes if they're on a red background:


18 posted on 02/16/2013 7:36:15 AM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: nascarnation

If those shirts came from public funding, I see a major lawsuit brewing. Not to mention discrimination against kids wanting to wear military type shirts, shirts with flags on them, shirts with team names, etc. etc.......

What the hell has happened to this once great country?


19 posted on 02/16/2013 8:51:20 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Progov

We are becoming more like the chineese every day. Ever see the photos of their brainwashed children?


20 posted on 02/16/2013 8:53:23 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: nascarnation

Yer quick!....


21 posted on 02/16/2013 10:10:18 AM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: wesagain
Yes, and a Gold star for that reminder. (are gold stars still allowed?)

I don't know.

Grading papers with red pens is frowned upon.

22 posted on 02/16/2013 1:01:12 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: metmom

Yea, think about that - they don’t want to hurt the little munchkins feelings when they grade a paper but they don’t mind indoctrinating them to a socialist/marxist ideology that killed over a hundred million in the last century. Go Figure!


23 posted on 02/16/2013 2:53:43 PM PST by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: wesagain

Meanwhile students wearing tshirts and bandannas decorated with the American flag are suspended for “racism”.


24 posted on 02/16/2013 3:36:11 PM PST by fattigermaster (When tigers hunt, the jackals profit...when tigers sleep, the jackals rule.)
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