Skip to comments.The Pop-Tart terrorist
Posted on 03/12/2013 5:45:01 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
By now, Americans may be numb to such imbecilities committed by the government institutions to which they entrust their children for instruction. Nothing surprises after that 5-year-old Pennsylvania girl was labeled a terroristic threat, suspended from school and ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation because she talked about shooting herself and others with her Hello Kitty gun that shoots bubbles. But looking on the bright side, perhaps we should welcome these multiplying episodes as tutorials about the nature of the regulatory state that swaddles us ever more snuggly with its caring. If so, give thanks for the four Minnesota state legislators whose bill would ban bullying at school.
They define this as the use of words, images or actions that interfere with an individuals ability to participate in a safe and supportive learning environment. Bullying may include, among many other things, conduct that has a detrimental effect on a students emotional health. Or conduct that creates or exacerbates a real or perceived imbalance of power between students. Or...
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Oh AND why distract us with this non-news item (little boys are making guns out of waffles, paper, popsicle sticks, Legos, etc. the world over) instead of focusing on interviewing the Benghazi survivors?
Homosexual activists in Minnesota move to ban unsupportive speech in schools
“It would send the message to students in protected groups that they have an absolute right not to have their feelings hurt or their views challenged,” ...
A question: Why do we not know the names of the teachers and administrators involved in these incidents of insanity? In each case it is some unnamed, anonymous teacher and/or administrator responsible for these acts. Why are their names not published? The students names often become part of the public record, even though they are children ... so why not the “adults”? I think the ridicule they would receive would go a long way to making such stupidity a thing of the past ...
they hide behind “data privacy laws” and such...at least that’s what they do here in MN.
I have noticed, because it happened in court, I asked a question, witness said question was offensive. To which the judge said: “Answer the question!”
People really do think they have a right not to be offended, but they don’t. So, the gays want not to be offended by the disgust of others at their (take your pick): appearance, actions, speech and the people want not to be offended by the appearance, action, speech of the gays. Everybody wants not to be offended.
However, just because someone is offended, doesn’t necessarily mean there is a remedy. Some things just don’t have a remedy and that is what this super-sensitive populace has to come to terms with.
So, if you are a Democrat or a Conservative, get this: there is no RIGHT to not be offended.
“5-year-old Pennsylvania girl was ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation”
Me thinks they are evaluating the wrong people............
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I don’t think there is anything that could stop parents who voice their disgust at their child’s treatment to mention the teacher’s name. Maybe schools operate under the guise of confidentiality, parents don’t have to.
Punishing a child for pop tart nibbled to form a gun outline or for cupcakes with toy green army men are just two examples of this kind of agenda insanity.
Last year, a little town in western Oklahoma ticketed ($2500) a child age 3 for peeing in his front yard.
These kinds of stupidity can be cured, over time, by turning the Alinsky Rules for Radicals back on those agenda pushers. Especially Rule 11 [Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it. Dont try to attack abstract corporations or bureaucracies. Identify a responsible individual. Ignore attempts to shift or spread the blame.], when used with Rule 5 [Ridicule is mans most potent weapon. Its hard to counterattack ridicule, and it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage.]
That Piedmont peeing situation caused a mass of emails and phone calls to the City Council and the Mayor, ridiculing them and pointing out to them that they had managed to become the laughingstock of the nation.
Guess what. Within 24 hours, the mayor was under attack by some of her own city council members for her sheer stupidity in allowing the incident to fester and gain national attention. After all, she was the one responsible for the police and the officer to issued the ticket to the 3-year-old. The ticket was rescinded and the city issued an apology to the parent and child.
Similar actions can be taken whenever a school official, for example, tries to use ‘zero tolerance’ to punish a child for typical child behavior.
Rule 11: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, polarize it. Dont try to attack abstract corporations or bureaucracies. Identify a responsible individual. Ignore attempts to shift or spread the blame.
In these cases, the target is the school officials who revealed their stupidity.
Once they are identified, apply
Rule 5: Ridicule is mans most potent weapon. Its hard to counterattack ridicule, and it infuriates the opposition, which then reacts to your advantage.
Ridicule them in emails, in letters to the editors, in phone calls to their school boards, city officials, state officials, etc.
Do this enough and it will quickly put an end to children being punished for cupcakes and pop tarts.
The perpetrators of these kinds of attacks on children are like cockroaches — they don't like the light of ridicule being shown on them.
"zero tolerance attitudes are mind numbing and doing more damage than good"
How to anger the zero-tolerance folks.. try to ban anything resembling a hammer from our public schools..