Skip to comments.Colorado high school to students: No celebrating America. But Cinco De Mayo is just fine.
Posted on 02/05/2014 8:05:07 AM PST by SeekAndFind
Hey - if they can expel a kid for eating a Pop Tart into the shape of a gun, they are capable of any kind of idiocy.
Students and parents at a Colorado high school are outraged after administrators turned down their request for a spirit week day honoring America because it might offend non-Americans.
"They said they didn't want to offend anyone from other countries or immigrants," a 16-year-old member of the student council told me. "They just really did not want to make anyone feel uncomfortable."
The student council at Fort Collins High School had proposed having a day to celebrate the United States during next week's Winter Spirit Week. The young people pitched "'Merica Monday" - and invited their classmates to dress in patriotic colors. Their proposal was promptly shot down by administrators.
"They said they didn't want to be exclusive to any other country," a 17-year-old member of the student council told me.
The students and parents who talked to me about this incident have asked to remain anonymous. The parents feared their children might face reprisals from liberal educators.
"It's bizarre and idiotic that we've come to this crossroads in our society that we are having to sacrifice our own culture and belief system," one of the parents told me. "I can't even tell you how it got our blood boiling."
After the administrators rejected the day to celebrate America, the teenagers offered a compromise - "My Country Monday."
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
FROM FOX NEWS:
The irony, said the students, is that they are required to participate in Cinco de Mayo celebrations. One member of the student council pointed out the hypocrisy and noted that students were not being forced to dress in red, white and blue for Merica Day.
from what I understand Cinco de mayo isnt even celebrated in Mexico
how about the students hold a KMA day celebration?
Why do you suppose nobody got offended?
It’s amazing isn’t it in the absolute depths these people will go to NOT insult or offend, Muslims, Mexicans, immigrants of any sorts. But it’s just fine and dandy to insult and offend American citizens on our own soil in our own TAX-PAYER funded school systems.
Yeah, I bet “My Country Monday” will turn out to be any country but the US.
I’m glad some Americans are finally waking up to what massive immigration and multiculturalism are doing to us. But is it too late now?
Educators? Gimme a break. More like union goons... with airs...
And yeah, the parents are right on this one...
To prove their love of the One they worship, they should celebrate Cinco de Quattro. The One is never wrong..
I can’t imagine being so arrogant as to CHOOSE to move to another country and then being “offended” because a school in that country chose to celebrate their own country, and not mine! These are the kinds of selfish, arrogant “immigrants” we’re getting now.
The school said it didn’t approve of the slang name “’Merica”
Neither do I. Here’s the rest of the story...
I’m surprised the country has lasted this long, given the indoctrination forced on kids in the public schools.
RE: Im surprised the country has lasted this long
The Fall of Rome took centuries...
I hope the students all dress in patriotic colors, anyway. Do some spontaneous Pledge of Allegiance gatherings, if they can find any USA flags in the place.
White guilt and hate all in one move.
Most Mexicans don't have a clue as to what Cinco de Mayo is about. I used to ask the Mexican employees that worked for me what Cinco de Mayo was about and they would say " a day to get drunk?".
I challenge those dipstick administrators to explain what May 5th celebrates. Ask any Mexican, Frenchman, Spaniard, or American and no one will know what it is. It is the Paris Hilton of holidays. A holiday for the sake of having a holiday. And a reason to drink beer and tequila. Those administrators are idiots.
Students should take it on their own to celebrate by wearing patriotic clothing and shoving it right back in the teachers’ arrogant liberal faces.
It’s cool man. Sit down and share a doob...
Parents of students in this school, please tell the school to go pound sand.
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DOS EQUIS DAY!!
Back many years ago, the president of Mexico went to England on a goodwill tour...While there, he sampled a condiment that he truly fell in love with...he asked that tons of this condiment be shipped to mexico so that his people could also enjoy this wonderful condiment...
While on it’s way, the ship in which the British shipped this condiment struck an iceburg and sank. It was the Titanic.....
The president of Mexico was so distraught over this that he declared a holiday for his people...”Sinko da Mayo”
And as Paul Harvey would’ve said, “That’s the rest of the story...”
Cinco de Mayo is Karl Marx birth day.
and Earth Day is Vladimir Lenins birthday.
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No it isn't. What's amazing is the American people for the last 40 years have allowed the evil controlling government, those who control the money, sent us trillions into debt, who made citizenship and our borders all but pointless as millions were allowed in and even subsidized them to defecate on us and our country.
Cinco de Mayo is a stretched interpretation of an unrecognized Mexican holiday that was promoted by makers of Corona Beer and Jose Cuervo tequila.
Ju got to know dat
Here’s another one...
I invite anyone “offended” by “America Day” to go the hell back to their own country.
Makes... blood.... boil.....
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Lawyer up, do it anyway and DARE the school to do anything about it....
I thought this was the reason for the Mexican holiday....
Most people don’t know that back in 1912, Hellmann’s mayonnaise was manufactured in England. In fact the Titanic was carrying 12,000 jars of the condiment scheduled for delivery in Vera Cruz, Mexico, which was to be the very next port of call after the Titantic’s stop in New York. This shipment of mayonnaise would have been the largest ever delivered to Mexico but as we all know the great ship did not make it to New York. The ship hit an iceberg and sank. The cargo was lost forever. The people of Mexico who were crazy about mayonnaise and eagerly awaiting its delivery were disconsolate at the loss. Their anguish was so great that they declared a Nation Day of Mourning, which they still observe to this day. The National Day of Mourning ocurs each year on May 5th and is known of course as -— Sinko de Mayo.
Hhahahaha AYE CARUMBA!
Yep. All done without a shot being fired.
I like to call it ‘Cuervo de Mayo’
You have to understand that school administrators are among the least well-educated people in the country club. ;)
There is a simple solution to this: Do it anyway without approval and DARE the school to try to punish them.