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College fires professor who forced students to sign pledge to vote for Obama
Campus Reform ^ | Apr 17, 2013 | Oliver Darcy

Posted on 04/17/2013 8:22:16 PM PDT by rickmichaels

Brevard Community College has fired Professor Sharon Sweet who forced her students to sign this pledge:

Brevard Community College (BCC) has fired a professor after a school investigation concluded she required students to sign a pledge to vote for President Obama in the run-up to the 2012 election.

The school’s spokesman John Glisch, said the Board of Trustees voted Wednesday morning to terminate mathematics professor Sharon Sweet with an overwhelming vote.

“The board voted 3-1, with one member absent, to dismiss professor Sweet,” Glisch told Campus Reform Wednesday afternoon.

“The termination took effect immediately, ending pay and benefits for Sweet who had been suspended with pay under provisions of the United Faculty of Florida collective bargaining agreement with the college, pending the board’s decision,” the school added in a press release.

BCC was hurled into the national spotlight last year for Sweet’s actions after a Campus Reform exposé highlighted her alleged demand for students to support the Democratic Party in the 2012 elections.

The school’s president later recommended to the Board of Trustees that professor Sweet should be fired, following an investigation that found her guilty of “harassment, incompetence, misconduct, and unprofessional behavior.”

Sweet was a tenured professor who had taught at the college five years. She earned $40,000 annually.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: academia; bho2012; corruption; democrats; fired; highereducation; indoctrination; leftismoncampus; youthvote

1 posted on 04/17/2013 8:22:16 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels

Well, ain’t she Sweet?!


2 posted on 04/17/2013 8:23:21 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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Maybe now she can get a job at Regal Theaters for 29 hours a week.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 8:24:58 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels
That must be the "New Math" they've been talking about for so many years. Doesn't compute with me!



"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

4 posted on 04/17/2013 8:25:15 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: rickmichaels

She should go to a dating website and hook up with the jerk who harassed that poor Chick Fil A employee. They would make the perfect pair. Just hope they don’t breed.


5 posted on 04/17/2013 8:25:20 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: rickmichaels

I wonder how many other union teachers do this?


6 posted on 04/17/2013 8:25:26 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: rickmichaels

I’m sure she’s not the only college professor in our country to pull a stunt like this. I want all of those who did something similar to receive the exact same fate.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 8:27:47 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: rickmichaels
Sweet was a tenured professor who had taught at the college five years. She earned $40,000 annually.

"Professor?" Righhhht! Instructor, lecturer or part-time teacher maybe. A lot of college salaries suck but I doubt there is any full professor in the US making only $40k.

8 posted on 04/17/2013 8:28:04 PM PDT by DeFault User
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To: rickmichaels

Wow! I went to BOX for 2 years after I finished my military service. Glad they got rid of this clown. I am shocked that people try to do things like this. Just shows how nutty and arrogant these folks can be. JEEZ!!!


9 posted on 04/17/2013 8:32:40 PM PDT by dv8from
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To: rickmichaels

Math isn’t what it used to be.


10 posted on 04/17/2013 8:33:13 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: rickmichaels

Professor Sharon Sweet

11 posted on 04/17/2013 8:34:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: rickmichaels
She must really like Harpo Marx.
12 posted on 04/17/2013 8:36:23 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Lamont, you big dummy!!”


13 posted on 04/17/2013 8:36:38 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unwanted visual!


14 posted on 04/17/2013 8:36:55 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I now understand completely. She has brain damage from all of the bleach!

LLS

15 posted on 04/17/2013 8:39:02 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My God. What is that?


16 posted on 04/17/2013 8:39:29 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels

What took Brevard Community College so long?


17 posted on 04/17/2013 8:42:33 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: DeFault User

SWEET!!!! She’s history! Go ahead and apply for unemployment benefits Sharon. Your savior Barack Bottom will take care of you. He might even throw in a free cell phone. Wait, that was only to buy votes wasn’t it? Oh well, he will come up with something to give you at the taxpayers’ expense. Good riddance to you!


18 posted on 04/17/2013 8:43:46 PM PDT by dv8from
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To: rickmichaels
For liberals, though there really isn't a downside to being fired under these circumstances. She will be hailed as a hero to the liberal cause and no doubt be hired soon by another college at a higher salary. Heck, she may even be given a great job working in the Obama administration.
19 posted on 04/17/2013 8:44:11 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: clintonh8r

Fred G. Sanford ... [after being insulted by Fred] Who you calling ugly, suckah? ... Fred...I could stick your face in some dough and make some gorilla cookies!


20 posted on 04/17/2013 8:45:20 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: rickmichaels

But he was immediately hired by the DNC, they said you just can’t teach this kind of voter sourcing, its a gift!


21 posted on 04/17/2013 8:46:12 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: clintonh8r

Haha!! Love the Sanford and Son reference. Looks like Chris Tucker to me circa “The Fifth Element” with Bruce Willis....Nasty!


22 posted on 04/17/2013 8:47:22 PM PDT by dv8from
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To: rickmichaels

So now the perfesser is just another one of the ninety-nine percent - her hero Obama works his wonders in miraculous ways.....


23 posted on 04/17/2013 8:47:26 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: rickmichaels

They fired her? Sweet! Very rare, unfortunately.


24 posted on 04/17/2013 8:50:22 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yikes! Is that Denise Rodman?


25 posted on 04/17/2013 8:53:57 PM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Batman11

Yikes! Is that Denise Rodman?”

No this person doesn’t have enough facial studs to be Rodman.


26 posted on 04/17/2013 9:05:26 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: rickmichaels
When did community college instructors become 'professors.' That is as ridiculous as the media's widely used 'law professor' to describe Dear Leader, when all he did was run an instructional forum in community organizing.
27 posted on 04/17/2013 9:18:43 PM PDT by CT (Obama is the product of a shiftless press, LoFoVo, and the conquest of Soviet style public education)
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To: rickmichaels

Maybe now she can get a job for which she is qualified....cleaning toilets at gas stations on the interstate.


28 posted on 04/17/2013 9:36:58 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: Pining_4_TX

I’m pretty sure that guy is a homo, so maybe they wouldn’t breed.


29 posted on 04/17/2013 9:49:19 PM PDT by RPTMS
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To: rickmichaels

What about the idiot who forced her student to make anti-gun posters? Creepy little democrat thugs...


30 posted on 04/17/2013 9:57:16 PM PDT by GOPJ (New AP term for Illegal Aliens IS Undocumented Democrats.... Jay Leno)
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Back on public assistance for you, blondie.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 10:00:33 PM PDT by Godwin1
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To: dv8from
SWEET!!!! She’s history! Go ahead and apply for unemployment benefits S

Since she was terminated for cause, she is not eligible for unemployment benefits.

32 posted on 04/17/2013 10:33:17 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: rickmichaels

What the hell is going on in Florida colleges and universities? Some of them are Jihadist Central for the SE US, while Black racists and a few reds are embedded there too.

Esp. Florida State Un.

Any one got an answer?


33 posted on 04/17/2013 11:33:43 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: YHAOS

“What took Brevard Community College so long?”

A proff at my gym was agonizing about an FSU teacher and student councilor who has obvious mental problems. Her communications skills had deteriorated to the point where she was incomprehensible. This had been going on for years. In the end, he did nothing. Apparently, one simply does not complain about another professor.


34 posted on 04/18/2013 3:05:30 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: rickmichaels

Who’s the DUMBASS who voted NO??? That person needs to be looked into.


35 posted on 04/18/2013 3:34:43 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OMG...she’s BLACK!


36 posted on 04/18/2013 3:35:18 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: rickmichaels
This would NEVER have happened if not for the courage of the kid at Florida Atlantic who refused to step on the name Jesus. This woman was suspended in Sept. They were likely just waiting for the heat to die down to send her back to her classroom like nothing ever happened.
37 posted on 04/18/2013 4:52:14 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: mardi59

There’s a “Dumb Blonde” joke in here somewhere.


38 posted on 04/18/2013 5:10:44 AM PDT by Makana
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To: Ann Archy
OMG...she’s BLACK!

Here I thought she was Scandinavian 'cause she is a blond.

39 posted on 04/18/2013 8:56:14 AM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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To: Gen.Blather
"Apparently, one simply does not complain about another professor."

The good prof was suffering from a common Liberal syndrome.

40 posted on 04/18/2013 9:25:20 AM PDT by YHAOS
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To: DeFault User

I thought that stuck out like a sore thumb too. I cannot imagine a tenured professor working for a whole year for a gross amount that after taxes would only pay for a low end new car with nothing left to buy gasoline. $3,333.33 monthly for a tenured professor? That ain’t squat.


41 posted on 04/18/2013 12:18:28 PM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh, now I see why she only had a $40,000. salary. It must have been $500. annually for each IQ point.


42 posted on 04/18/2013 12:21:11 PM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: thingumbob; amzgirl; 75thOVI; Ravenstar; June2; LuvFreeRepublic; AdvisorB; 88keys; Matchett-PI; ...
Brevard County, Florida overdue ping.

Let me know if you want on or off this ping list.
(not associated with the county government)


43 posted on 04/19/2013 8:12:58 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Background checks, Mr. President? You first ...)
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To: NonValueAdded
Thanks for the ping...

Very glad to see this "professor" (yeah, agree with above posters) was fired. We vacation in Brevard every Spring, although it's hard for us to get there (we drive from Ohio)...and we really enjoy the community there. This renews my faith in the "right stuff" - keep up the good work!!

44 posted on 04/20/2013 12:40:51 PM PDT by 88keys ("This is no time to go wobbly"....)
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To: ReformationFan

Agree whole-heartedly. The trouble is with “tenure”, and school boards/trustees (even or maybe especially at the pre-college level) often don’t even try to remove “educators” like this woman, simply because of the cost of resulting lawsuits. There is always someone who can excuse the most egregious behavior as “really, no big deal”, just “creative education”...


45 posted on 04/20/2013 12:49:59 PM PDT by 88keys ("This is no time to go wobbly"....)
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To: DeFault User
Instructor, lecturer or part-time teacher maybe.

You're right...too bad the "media" and other regular people don't understand these academic distinctions, because words do mean things!!

She may have acquired some sort of "tenure", and she may have impeccable academic credentials for teaching Math despite her other shortcomings, but in any case, a full-time professor would not make $40K per year.

Ms. Sweet is a "professor" just like Mr. Obama and Ms. Warren were/are "professors"...IOW, NOT!

46 posted on 04/20/2013 12:59:09 PM PDT by 88keys ("This is no time to go wobbly"....)
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