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Florida governor stokes 'stomp on Jesus' fire
WorldNetDaily ^ | Mar 27, 2013 | Joe Kovacs

Posted on 03/27/2013 8:15:23 AM PDT by wesagain

Rick Scott 'deeply disappointed,' demands investigation

Florida’s governor is jumping into the national controversy over a college professor who forced students to stomp on the name of Jesus, and he’s now calling for an official investigation into the matter.

Republican Rick Scott has written a letter to Frank Brogan, chancellor of the state’s university system, saying, “I am deeply disappointed in the recent action of Florida Atlantic University faculty that raises significant questions over students rights and the lessons being taught in our classrooms.”

“As we enter the week memorializing the events of Christ’s passion, this incident gave me great concern over the lessons we are teaching our students,” Scott continued. “The professor’s lesson was offensive, and even intolerant, to Christians and those of all faiths who deserve to be respected as Americans entitled to religious freedom.”

As WND previously reported, the professor who gave the assignment, Deandre Poole, turns out also to be the vice-chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.

Poole ignited outrage across the U.S. for requiring students to write “Jesus” on a piece of paper, then put it on the floor and stomp on it.

But Ryan Rotela, a junior from Coral Springs, Fla., said while some of his classmates complied with the assignment, he refused.

“Anytime you stomp on something it shows that you believe that something has no value. So if you were to stomp on the word Jesus, it says that the word has no value,” he told the local CBS TV affiliate WPEC.

A religious Mormon who attends church every Sunday, Rotela complained to school officials.......

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


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1 posted on 03/27/2013 8:15:23 AM PDT by wesagain
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To: wesagain

Has anyone asked about the religious affiliation of this moron professor? I just wonder.....


2 posted on 03/27/2013 8:17:59 AM PDT by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: wesagain

The governor should have them ask the prof if he has the balls to have his students do that to the Koran.


3 posted on 03/27/2013 8:18:54 AM PDT by henkster (I have one more cow than my neighbor. I am a kulak.)
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To: wesagain

In a classroom full of students, only ONE KID protested.

What does that tell you about the indoctrinated youts?


4 posted on 03/27/2013 8:19:03 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: wesagain

5 posted on 03/27/2013 8:19:20 AM PDT by Borges
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To: wesagain

Good...it’s probably a state money supported institution and he’s probably getting a raff of calls from parents or students...colleges are destroying their golden goose with goons like this guy.


6 posted on 03/27/2013 8:20:07 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Borges

he;s an idiot who probably shuts we want equal rights but ignores how affirmative ation gives poeple jobs on campus becuse of their race. or religion.

Fire the guy


7 posted on 03/27/2013 8:20:39 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Borges

“I’m a perpetually offended minority. Gotta problem with that?”


8 posted on 03/27/2013 8:22:05 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Old Sarge

Truth to that. I heard on Beck yesterday that the school profusely apologized. Screw that! Fire the “professor” and sue the school. Glad the governor is getting involved.


9 posted on 03/27/2013 8:22:29 AM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: wesagain

Waiting for Sharpton and Jackson to play the race card.


10 posted on 03/27/2013 8:24:37 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: wesagain

It is about time some of these radicals and PC idiots get the tables turned on them.

Next, that old gal who is banning Easter should be investigated.

Until the light of day is shown on these kinds of cockroaches, they will continue to contaminate society with their new social order.


11 posted on 03/27/2013 8:24:48 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: henkster

Or ask the prof if he has the balls to have all of his students draw a picture of Mohammed and Allah and stomp on that. We’ll be waiting - a long time, I’m sure.


12 posted on 03/27/2013 8:25:42 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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To: stevio

Students got a video apology via e-mail yesterday.


13 posted on 03/27/2013 8:25:57 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (Got a letter from Gov. Palin in reply to my Dad sending her my picture from a TEA party rally.)
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To: wesagain
His political affiliation is vice-chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party ... so he's either an atheist or a muslim.
14 posted on 03/27/2013 8:26:01 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: JulieRNR21; kinganamort; katherineisgreat; floriduh voter; summer; Goldwater Girl; windchime; ...
"Stokes 'stomp on Jesus' fire"? How exactly? By calling this asshat 'professor' on his anti-Christian BS?

I hope this 'professor' loses his job. Today, preferably.

Florida Freeper


15 posted on 03/27/2013 8:26:11 AM PDT by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: wesagain

I wish someone down there would have the guts to call for a “Stomp On Mohaamed” day and see if the school ‘professor’ here would participate.

Dare him to do it on National TV


16 posted on 03/27/2013 8:27:03 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: stevio
Fire the “professor” and sue the school.
Terminations, fines and lawsuits are probably the only way to eradicate liberalism and PC in today's schools.
17 posted on 03/27/2013 8:27:49 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: wesagain

is this the rino governor’s way of trying to make up for taking obamacare money and his helping to lynch george zimmerman?


18 posted on 03/27/2013 8:28:26 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (If the republican party wants to be the democrat lite party then they don't need my vote)
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To: Old Sarge

It says alot about liberals and indoctrination. They are leading many souls to perdition and will someday pay a very heavy price.

Sadly, many people like Biden are allowed Communion in church when they should be turned away. People feel that if the church doesn’t care then they won’t either.


19 posted on 03/27/2013 8:29:20 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Borges

He has a very punchable face!


20 posted on 03/27/2013 8:29:46 AM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Borges

manacing looking fiend


21 posted on 03/27/2013 8:30:20 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: wesagain
"...anyone asked about the religious affiliation of this moron professor?..."

These imbeciles kneel, bow and scrape, as they are taught to do by their Libocrat "Massahs", at the high altar of Victimhood. They are professional victims looking for a handout because they weren't born White. They blame all White folk for their "birth roulette wheel" landing on "Black."

Nearly all of them. Pathetic.

;-/

22 posted on 03/27/2013 8:30:23 AM PDT by Gargantua ("Barbie O'Bunga ~ America's First Fly-Strewn, Maggot-Gagging Fag President")
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To: Old Sarge

Jesus has got more love than all the haters got hate.

He will win and the stompers will all bow.


23 posted on 03/27/2013 8:30:24 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: wesagain
Has anyone asked about the religious affiliation of this moron professor?

Let's call and find out:

Dr. Poole's Church:
Lighthouse Worship Center Church of God In Christ
2201 NW 24th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311-2918
Phone:(954) 677-9923

24 posted on 03/27/2013 8:32:33 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: oh8eleven

I’m not sure of her title, but his “boss”, the dean(?), is another affirmative action hire/promotion, and has just as bad of a ‘tude as his face shows.

SHE was the one that suspended the student and filed misconduct charges against him.


25 posted on 03/27/2013 8:33:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Old Sarge

it tells me what I already know...Probably 70% or more of people from 18-30 are simply beyond HELP!!

I work with a bunch of them Nearly ALL are beholden to the enviroment, liberaslism and nearly all accept fags totally—and think conservatives, particularly Sarah or Mitt-are “mean, greedy, hateful crooks”.


26 posted on 03/27/2013 8:35:13 AM PDT by Rca2000 ( Still too shocked to have a tagline....)
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To: MrB

he is probably banging her, just saying


27 posted on 03/27/2013 8:35:32 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Gasshog

Yup. Had it been the reverse and the prof wanted the kids to stomp on mooo-ham-ed, they would have already been tuning up the firing squads or sharpening the be-headers blades. Remember, political (in)correctness is a one way street and we’re driving the wrong way. You gotta accept everything the radical left wing extremist demokkkrat scumbags say but you, you’re dismissed.


28 posted on 03/27/2013 8:35:49 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: wesagain

IIRC, a follower of Dichedism.


29 posted on 03/27/2013 8:37:57 AM PDT by WCH
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To: Old Sarge

I’m betting “social justice” is in their statement of faith.


30 posted on 03/27/2013 8:38:13 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: wesagain

“Republican Rick Scott has written a letter to Frank Brogan, chancellor of the state’s university system, saying, “I am deeply disappointed in the recent action of Florida Atlantic University faculty that raises significant questions over students rights and the lessons being taught in our classrooms.”

Where has he been?


31 posted on 03/27/2013 8:40:59 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: wesagain

Obama.

His religion is Obama.


32 posted on 03/27/2013 8:41:15 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: Borges

If Obama had a son.............................


33 posted on 03/27/2013 8:43:21 AM PDT by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: wesagain
Florida governor stokes 'stomp on Jesus' fire

If the Florida Governor was a democrat this is the headline we would see:

"Florida governor quick to defend black professor against racist Christian"


34 posted on 03/27/2013 8:43:25 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: ZULU

We need to be grateful to the Mormon Student who brought all of this to attention by refusing to “Stomp”. At least he had the courage of his convictions to honor his Saviour.

Check this link:

http://ht.ly/jo2WB


35 posted on 03/27/2013 8:45:45 AM PDT by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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To: wesagain
As I mentioned in a thread yesterday, Democrats surely know that religion in schools has been a hot-button issue for decades; after all, they're the ones who made it that way.

So, for this professor to use the name of Jesus in the lead up to Easter as the symbol for his public college exercise, shows an extreme lack of judgment on his part, as well as political hypocricy.

If he was truly intending to lead a discussion on the personal value we place on symbols, he could have used something more neutral, such as a paper image of the American flag. He could have achieved the same classroom results by having the students stomp on, or burn, the image of the American flag.

Sadly, I don't think his purpose was to teach students to understand why they value certain symbols. He was trying to indoctrinate them into no longer valuing religion.

-PJ

36 posted on 03/27/2013 8:47:44 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Rca2000

Like the old counter-culture meme said, “Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30”...


37 posted on 03/27/2013 8:48:14 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: svxdave

And some people here will STILL SAY that Mormons are not Christians.

I guess this proves them wrong.


38 posted on 03/27/2013 8:51:07 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: wesagain
“the professor who gave the assignment, Deandre Poole, turns out also to be the vice-chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.”

Most people don't know this but if anyone wishes to advance into the upper levels of the Democrat Party beyond the low level voter or campaign worker they are first given three tests.

The first, usually disguised as a kind of an exercise is to stomp on the name of Jesus. Those who refuse seldom move up or get any advancement opportunities. Those who enthusiastically stomp on the name of Jesus are then identified as candidates for greater things.

The next test, given to a much smaller group, is to spit on a portion of the Bible that declares Jesus Christ is the Son of God. Those who refuse are left alone. Those who participate enthusiastically are put on the faster track.

The third test, given to only a tiny group of people chosen for leadership positions is to urinate on a blessed Crucifix. While doing so they recite an oath to fight against Christianity. This final test is rare. Those who pass soon move up in the Party.

39 posted on 03/27/2013 8:53:09 AM PDT by detective
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To: MrB

You can’t tell much from their website, on which their “Statement of Faith” is poorly written and unprofessional.

They come across as Black Southern Baptist (and yes, it’s a For-Blacks-Only establishment).


40 posted on 03/27/2013 8:57:31 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: stevio

“Fire the “professor” and sue the school.”

Without doubt, the professor impinged on the religious rights of the student. I agree with you that this should be brought into the light through a firing and a lawsuit.


41 posted on 03/27/2013 9:00:59 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: Borges

He looks angry....


43 posted on 03/27/2013 9:04:32 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: wesagain

Have at it:

president@fau.edu


44 posted on 03/27/2013 9:05:27 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: bicyclerepair

“Students got a video apology via e-mail yesterday.”

That’s nice, but how much does it cost to send out a video by email? These anti-Christian people should be taught a lesson, a VERY expensive one through a law suit for not reigning in their Christian haters.


45 posted on 03/27/2013 9:05:28 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: ZULU

And some people here will STILL SAY that Mormons are not Christians.


The anti-Mormon patrol will be here soon enough in their clown car to disagree with that assertion and they’ll be armed with a cut-n-paste bazaar of “proof”...!!


46 posted on 03/27/2013 9:07:03 AM PDT by martiangohome
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To: clintonh8r
He looks angry....

Of course, perpetually, due to all the horrible racism he has to imagine he endures on a daily basis. /s

If they don't get over it soon, I'm going to rethink my views on the differences of races.
47 posted on 03/27/2013 9:08:40 AM PDT by ZX12R
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To: wesagain

“Deandre Poole teaches courses in intercultural communication, ethnicity and communication, leadership and communication, and organizational communication. His research focuses on the role mediated messages play in shaping individual attitudes and beliefs concerning issues of justice and inequality, and examines how leaders, organizations, and other influential authorities dominate and oppress marginalized groups of people. Currently, he is authoring the book, Obamamania: The Rise of a Mythical Hero, to be published by the Edwin Mellen Press. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Poole is actively engaged in various community service projects throughout Palm Beach County.”

http://www.fau.edu/scms/poole.php

Email the lil muzzy bitch!


48 posted on 03/27/2013 9:16:13 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Polyxene

“If Obama had a son.............................”

If Obama wasn’t a queen he might have.....


49 posted on 03/27/2013 9:22:00 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: martiangohome
The anti-Mormon patrol will be here soon enough in their clown car to disagree with that assertion and they’ll be armed with a cut-n-paste bazaar of “proof”...!!

Really.

I'm not a Mormon or a Bible thumper, but I'm appalled at the anti-Mormon crap I see here on FR.

I rarely see a Catholic, Evangelical, Baptist, or Christian of any other religion exhibit a set of balls, actually taking on the leftist thugs in "universities".

50 posted on 03/27/2013 9:37:24 AM PDT by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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