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American student is punished after she refused to salute the Mexican flag
http://radio.foxnews.com ^ | 02/27/2013 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 02/27/2013 11:52:30 AM PST by massmike

A Texas high school student has filed a federal lawsuit against her school and her teachers after she was punished for refusing to salute and recite the Mexican pledge of allegiance.

The Thomas More Law Center filed the suit on behalf of Brenda Brinsdon alleging the McAllen Independent School District violated the 15-year-old girl’s constitutional rights when she was forced to recite the Mexican pledge and sing the Mexican national anthem.

Brinsdon, who is the daughter of a Mexican immigrant and an American father, refused. She believed it was un-American to pledge a loyalty oath to another country. Ironically, the school district has a policy that prohibits a school from compelling students to recite the American Pledge of Allegiance.

The lawsuit states Brinsdon offered to recite the American pledge in Spanish but the teacher refused her request.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; borderslanguage; borderwars; brendabrinsdon; culture; illegalinvasion; invasion; loyaltyoath; mexicoflag; mexicopledge; pledgeofallegiance; studentpunished
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American student is punished after she refused to salute the Mexican flag and recite the Mexican pledge of allegiance.

1 posted on 02/27/2013 11:52:35 AM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

But if it been an AMERICAN flag.....

In 1984, Randolph High School student Susan Shapiro – with the backing of her parents – made headlines when she refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance in her homeroom.
The case led to a lawsuit, and school officials were forced to admit that Shapiro had the right to express her beliefs by not standing.

Read more: http://www.enterprisenews.com/topstories/x227170087/OPINION-No-reason-to-ban-Pledge-of-Allegiance#ixzz2M7vxpwKZ - See more at: http://www.enterprisenews.com/topstories/x227170087/OPINION-No-reason-to-ban-Pledge-of-Allegiance#sthash.IbqjJaqr.dpuf


2 posted on 02/27/2013 11:54:16 AM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: massmike

I get it that someday in the future Mexico is going to own what is presently the American Southwest, but damn.. why are our kids being forced to capitulate so soon?


3 posted on 02/27/2013 11:55:06 AM PST by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: massmike

CSCOPE again I bet

These schools are being run by crazy perverts these days


4 posted on 02/27/2013 11:56:09 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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5 posted on 02/27/2013 11:56:40 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: massmike

Please keep us informed in 1) the firing of the teacher, 2) the firing of the principal, and 3) the firing of the superintendent.

I mean this....it’s enough, and let’s start making these pieces of septic Obamastuff regret being liberals.


6 posted on 02/27/2013 11:57:42 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: ScottinVA
why are our kids being forced to capitulate so soon?

Because their teachers and school administrators capitulated years ago, and force students to do these things. Parents either don't know about it, or don't fight against it, or fight and lose.

7 posted on 02/27/2013 11:58:11 AM PST by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: massmike

bump


8 posted on 02/27/2013 11:59:27 AM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: massmike

Teacher should be FIRED.


9 posted on 02/27/2013 11:59:35 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: BenLurkin

This is probably happening statewide, CSCOPE was created by the leftists to bypass the state and parents


11 posted on 02/27/2013 12:00:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: ScottinVA

By that time, Mexico won’t want it. How is it that Mexico gets away with no criticism for its neglected citizens? Why is America, not the home country of illegal aliens, to blame for the plight of Mexicans?....rhetorical question.


12 posted on 02/27/2013 12:01:10 PM PST by Dapper 26
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To: ScottinVA

This all but forgotten movie is proving to be almost prophetic....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqYoB6BLOMw


13 posted on 02/27/2013 12:01:30 PM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: grobdriver

It’s only a matter of time until that thing in MA goes nationally, girls who refuse to shower with “tranny” boys will be punished.


14 posted on 02/27/2013 12:01:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: massmike
Those rat b@stards just keep pushing don't they.

They'll be very sorry when push finally comes to shove.

15 posted on 02/27/2013 12:04:16 PM PST by SENTINEL (Kneel down to God. Stand up to tyrants. STICK TO YOUR GUNS !)
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To: massmike
Contact the McAllen School District
16 posted on 02/27/2013 12:05:32 PM PST by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: massmike
The teacher, Reyna Santos, required all her students to participate in the lesson.

Well, there you go.

17 posted on 02/27/2013 12:05:59 PM PST by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: ScottinVA

and they wonder why some of us are strong supporters of the 2nd amendment.


18 posted on 02/27/2013 12:06:11 PM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: grobdriver

parents alloww this. So do consumers.

Got set up with Verizon yesterday. I have to choose between Sp and Eng for voicemail.

Am so embarassed my kids have to hear it. We must be wimpy to allow this. I call all the time. Called Verizon.

Just heard an ad on the station that carries Rush this morning for a roofing company.

“Mexicans get 50% off”.

I called them immediately. Receptionist has no idea what the ads say. I’m still on hod after asking for a supervisor.

Americans think they’re “nice” capitulating to an invasion while pretending it’s not an invasion.

The madness of BO cannot account for this.

Wpon’t know where to go after Texas gives in totally. And at this rate it won’t be long. I can’t fight and win by myself.


19 posted on 02/27/2013 12:07:24 PM PST by stanne
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To: grobdriver

Parents allow this. So do consumers.

Got set up with Verizon yesterday. I have to choose between Sp and Eng for voicemail.

Am so embarassed my kids have to hear it. We must be wimpy to allow this. I call all the time. Called Verizon.

Just heard an ad on the station that carries Rush this morning for a roofing company.

“Mexicans get 50% off”.

I called them immediately. Receptionist has no idea what the ads say. I’m still on hold after asking for a supervisor.

Americans think they’re “nice” capitulating to an invasion while pretending it’s not an invasion.

The madness of BO cannot account for this.

Won’t know where to go after Texas gives in totally. And at this rate it won’t be long. I can’t fight and win by myself.


20 posted on 02/27/2013 12:08:04 PM PST by stanne
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To: stanne
I can’t fight and win by myself.

You aren't by yourself, brother.
Don't ever forget it.

21 posted on 02/27/2013 12:10:07 PM PST by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: pabianice

do you think they will care?

Even my district uses CSCOPE now, even if thousands call each will be told they were the only ones to complain


22 posted on 02/27/2013 12:10:46 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: grobdriver

I’m so glad the suit is against the teacher as well as the district. Usually those who make the decision pay no price, and the taxpayers are on the hook for their actions.


23 posted on 02/27/2013 12:11:13 PM PST by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: ScottinVA

At first the conquering Mexicans will be a little severe regarding lapses such as the girl in the article. They will lighten up over the next 200 years.


24 posted on 02/27/2013 12:11:26 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: massmike
This all but forgotten movie is proving to be almost prophetic....

Then there is "Americathon II".

Otherwise knnown as "Idiocracy".

25 posted on 02/27/2013 12:12:09 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: massmike

What’s happening in Texas? Ya’ll better stand your ground!

“State Investigation Launched After Students Dress in Burqas”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2991028/posts


26 posted on 02/27/2013 12:14:40 PM PST by 444Flyer (Obama killed the Twinkie, but not the Terrorists in Benghazi. What's wrong with this picture?)
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To: massmike

What the heck is going on in Texas? Just the other day I read about burkas in the classroom.


27 posted on 02/27/2013 12:14:58 PM PST by jersey117
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To: ScottinVA

Exactly. You know we are in a losing war when this kind of thing is happening in Texas, of all places.


28 posted on 02/27/2013 12:15:17 PM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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This event occurred back in Nov. 2011 and the lawsuit is just now being filed?


29 posted on 02/27/2013 12:16:49 PM PST by deport
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To: jersey117; 444Flyer

It’s called CSCOPE. School districts created it to bypass the standards set by the state and to bypass parents.


30 posted on 02/27/2013 12:17:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: cld51860

publik skoolz are publik skoolz, it don’t matter where they are located


31 posted on 02/27/2013 12:18:18 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: massmike

Public schools are little commie indoctrination centers.


32 posted on 02/27/2013 12:18:53 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: GeronL

I was about to say, the FRTU finally rears its head after a long absence from these threads, but it looks like the Mod zotted his/her/its comment almost before it existed.

Sharp shootin, there, Sheriff. ;^)


33 posted on 02/27/2013 12:21:07 PM PST by fattigermaster (Train for life in prison because they are stacking the bricks and setting the bars around you.)
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To: BenLurkin
Teacher should be FIRED.

Agree. Long ago, one of our daughters was in a similar situation in her high school. We went to the principal, with a complaint written up on legal paper showing our intent to take action as far as necessary. The principal called in the teacher, we went back and forth with arguments. The principal asked us what would help us resolve it, and on the spot admonished the teacher. Our daughter's grades were changed to what we wanted, and the teacher was removed from again ever teaching the class.

Parents can make a difference by being vocal.

34 posted on 02/27/2013 12:21:48 PM PST by roadcat
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To: massmike

If it were me, I’d stand up and recite the AMERICAN pledge, loud enough to be heard over all the others.


35 posted on 02/27/2013 12:25:13 PM PST by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: GeronL

Is CSCOPE an acronym? If so, what does it stand for? I have searched a lot and find nothing that would answer that question.


36 posted on 02/27/2013 12:26:06 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: massmike
I often hear the Mexican national anthem on the radio at 6:00 AM, when it is broadcast by a couple of "border blaster" radio stations. The lyrics are bellicose, bloodthirsty and bombastic. Interestingly, Jaime Nunó Roca, who wrote the music, was a Spaniard who spent only a brief time in Mexico before immigrating to the United States.
37 posted on 02/27/2013 12:26:49 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

http://www.cscope.us/

Even there, I can’t see what it stands for. lol


38 posted on 02/27/2013 12:32:34 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

March 16 1836 between 182 and 257 Texians Died to escape Mexican tyranny!
Only to have our youth punished after this event 177 years later!
Where have true Americans gone! Citizens of our Country have no Allegiance to any other! Educators have nothing better to teach our children other than to belittle our Country!
Hey Teach! IF you wanna be a Mexican move there!
School boards are going to have to clarify their basic curricular structure! There is nothing wrong with teaching world culture, but to burden youth with losing Americanism is wrong. This is America, IT will always be America, and It will never be a Mexican or Muslim Country! End of Story!


39 posted on 02/27/2013 12:34:15 PM PST by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Da Coyote

This won’t end well for these pieces of excrement.

There’s a sleeping giant they better fear will awake. Doing damage to children is the surest way to make that giant wake up very grumpy.


40 posted on 02/27/2013 12:38:28 PM PST by Bullish (This usurper is leaving one hell of a poop stain on our Constitution)
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To: GeronL
Even there, I can’t see what it stands for. lol

Curriculum
Service
Committee
Opposing
Proper
Education

?

That would certainly be cause for hiding the meaning of the acronym.

41 posted on 02/27/2013 12:42:29 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Is CSCOPE an acronym?

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CSCOPE is the acronym-sounding name — that is not actually an acronym — for the oft-criticized, all-embracing K-12 educational curriculum that is used in 80 percent of the school districts in Texas.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/21/ten-shocking-things-a-huge-texas-curriculum-conglomerate-has-foisted-on-public-school-students/#ixzz2M8dfKitD


42 posted on 02/27/2013 12:42:54 PM PST by deport
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To: grobdriver

BINGO!!


43 posted on 02/27/2013 12:43:02 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LAVE)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Covert Curriculum in Texas Schools
Now, however, the political Left is working to circumvent SBOE curriculum oversight via a program called CSCOPE. Created by educrats at Texas’ enigmatic Education Service Centers, CSCOPE is not an acronym; apparently the term has no meaning whatsoever. CSCOPE is presented not as ‘curriculum’ per se, but a “curriculum management system,” and therefore does not require SBOE review. Furthermore, the Texas Attorney General has stated that while CSCOPE is subject to the Public Information Act, it is a copyrighted product, and public review would give competitors an unfair advantage. (Never mind the ‘advantage’ wielded by a government entity creating and selling product to school districts.

http://www.txcscopereview.com/2013/covert-curriculum-in-texas-schools/


44 posted on 02/27/2013 12:45:47 PM PST by deport
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To: massmike

You know is the worst thing about this story?

ONLY ONE STUDENT REFUSED!


45 posted on 02/27/2013 12:46:46 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn....)
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To: Fiji Hill
Check out this one at about 0:50 for the US flag.
46 posted on 02/27/2013 12:47:37 PM PST by MarMema
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To: massmike

The Birch Society predicted this crap as coming way back in 1958.

The truth just never makes anybody any friends.


47 posted on 02/27/2013 12:51:23 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: massmike
Isn't this one of the same areas where this crap got it's start a few years ago?


48 posted on 02/27/2013 12:52:56 PM PST by Ron H. (Hussein Obama, the 21st century American Balkanizer - 'Yes I Can')
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To: deport
CSCOPE is the acronym-sounding name — that is not actually an acronym —

Then SCO (Caldera) should sue them for copyright infringement for using the name CSCOPE.

49 posted on 02/27/2013 12:56:05 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: massmike

Achieve Early College High School
South Texas College Pecan Campus
3201 W. Pecan
McAllen, TX 78501


50 posted on 02/27/2013 12:56:48 PM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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