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Boy points finger like gun, gets suspended
dispatch.com ^ | March 4, 2014 | Bill Bush

Posted on 03/04/2014 9:45:09 AM PST by moonshinner_09

A Columbus principal suspended a student for three days last week after the child pointed a "lookalike firearm” at another student in class and pretended to shoot.

The boy’s age? 10. The “level 2 lookalike firearm” cited in his suspension letter? His finger.

“I was just playing around,” said Nathan Entingh, a fifth-grader at Devonshire Alternative Elementary School in a far northern section of the district. “People play around like this a lot at my school.”

Other kids have been caught playing pretend gun games on the playground at Devonshire and weren’t suspended, Nathan said.

Devonshire Principal Patricia Price has warned students about pretend gun play numerous times this year, and everyone should know the rules by now, district spokesman Jeff Warner said. Nathan put his finger to the side of the other student’s head and pretended to shoot “kind of execution style,” Warner said.

“The kids were told, ‘If you don’t stop doing this type of stuff, there would be consequences,’” Warner said. “It’s just been escalating.” Warnings included three newsletters sent home with kids, he said.

The boy’s father, Paul Entingh, said no one felt threatened, and it’s the adults who are acting childish in their response to a typical 10-year-old’s misstep.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: banglist; columbus; education; freepmuch; ohio; studentsuspended

1 posted on 03/04/2014 9:45:09 AM PST by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09; All

We are sooooooo blessed in America to have a Vice President who NEVER forms his shooting hand into a finger gun!


2 posted on 03/04/2014 9:46:29 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Was it a fully automatic lookalike or just a semi auto ?


3 posted on 03/04/2014 9:46:56 AM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: moonshinner_09

this happened in a GOVERNMENT school

government is the problem , the enemy , the cancer

government control= socialism

private ownership = capitalism/freedom


4 posted on 03/04/2014 9:47:24 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: moonshinner_09
Bang Bang Everybody take cover....


5 posted on 03/04/2014 9:48:13 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: moonshinner_09

being a boy gets you suspended now.

man i couldn’t last a week in todays pc, zero-tolerance-no-think, unarmed-massacre indoctrination centers.


6 posted on 03/04/2014 9:48:35 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: moonshinner_09

What if he would have pointed his finger like a penis?..

WHat then?..


7 posted on 03/04/2014 9:50:34 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: al baby

Revolver, single action.


8 posted on 03/04/2014 9:50:54 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

It’s loaded with nails!


9 posted on 03/04/2014 9:51:10 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

And you’re limited to only seven rubber bands on that weapon in New York!


10 posted on 03/04/2014 9:51:11 AM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

“being a boy gets you suspended now.

man i couldn’t last a week in todays pc, zero-tolerance-no-think, unarmed-massacre indoctrination centers.”

Amen brother.

This garbage will continue, and get worse, until/unless the sheeple start holding these morons accountable.


11 posted on 03/04/2014 9:51:50 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: moonshinner_09

They’d have to slap Biden in prison for life.


12 posted on 03/04/2014 9:55:08 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: moonshinner_09

Public schools are slime.

Public schools are trash.

Public schools should be razed, the land sterilized, and replaced by a park.

Kill public schools.

Dead.

As for the NEA....tie them to the schools before the destruction process.

This is not kidding. Get rid of them.

Now.


13 posted on 03/04/2014 9:58:25 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: brownsfan

Yup. I was armed to the teeth when I was a kid. Cap guns, squirt guns, bb guns, pocket knives, sling shots, blow guns (straws).


14 posted on 03/04/2014 9:58:42 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: hosepipe

If he pointed it at a girl, it would be sexual harassment. If he pointed it at another boy it would be a friendly signal that he was looking for a gay friend.


15 posted on 03/04/2014 9:58:57 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: moonshinner_09

Was it John Kerry?


16 posted on 03/04/2014 9:59:30 AM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: moonshinner_09

The proper thing to do in response to this for of idiocy is for ALL of the students to do this WHENEVER that jerk shows his face.


17 posted on 03/04/2014 9:59:51 AM PST by Flintlock ( islam is a LIE, mohammed was a CRIMINAL, sharia is POISON.)
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To: moonshinner_09

If I had little kids, I would tell them to raise their elbow up and fire shoulder launched missiles at their playmates, so they wouldn’t get in trouble for firing a gun with their finger.


18 posted on 03/04/2014 10:00:03 AM PST by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: moonshinner_09

If he were picking his nose would they call the suicide hotline?


19 posted on 03/04/2014 10:01:05 AM PST by jimmyo57
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To: ImNotLying
;-}


20 posted on 03/04/2014 10:01:51 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

OUCHIE!....


21 posted on 03/04/2014 10:02:14 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

*LOL*
That’s good.......


22 posted on 03/04/2014 10:02:42 AM PST by Boonie
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To: Jim Robinson

An armed populace WAS [ AND REMAINS ] a polite populace.

REGARDLESS of the level....armaments they posess.

there were no school shootings when I was a pop gun totin kid


23 posted on 03/04/2014 10:05:00 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: moonshinner_09

But a teacher only gets paid leave for threatening to tazer a mentally handicapped kid stuck in a chair.

http://987ampradio.cbslocal.com/2014/02/27/michigan-teacher-films-autistic-student-stuck-in-chair/


24 posted on 03/04/2014 10:06:57 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: Jim Robinson

I even brought a big bang cannon to school and used it in a 6 th grade science project


25 posted on 03/04/2014 10:08:03 AM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: Boonie
Ban The High Capacity Assault Pen Now!



26 posted on 03/04/2014 10:09:11 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: moonshinner_09

You didn’t really think that school administrators had finally come to their senses, did you?


27 posted on 03/04/2014 10:15:28 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: moonshinner_09

the globalist stooge teachers who are pretending to be Americans should be suspended


28 posted on 03/04/2014 10:16:24 AM PST by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Beagle8U

Here is the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaESUQ4SvrM


29 posted on 03/04/2014 10:16:34 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: moonshinner_09

My sons dog rolls on her back feet in the air tongue hanging when the finger gun is used with the word ‘bang!’


30 posted on 03/04/2014 10:17:50 AM PST by the_daug
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To: jimmyo57

If he were picking his nose would they call the suicide hotline?

________________________________

LOL


31 posted on 03/04/2014 10:19:45 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: moonshinner_09

Maybe his Dad could give them a “level 2 sexual device” ie his middle finger.

What a bunch of dolts...How stupid do the adults look here....”Hey! Teacher! Leave those kids alone..”


32 posted on 03/04/2014 10:21:27 AM PST by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: moonshinner_09

In child development studies, Erikson, et al, weaponry is part of normal sexual development for boys.

Thwarting that is a very very bad idea.

Moms are so Oprahfied, Oprah, who has no idea what she’s talking about, telling people they’re smart for following her cult, that they are emasculating their boys.

For every time this happens, they should be told to try to get a mom to tell her girl to stop wearing pink, orange, red, no red sparkle shoes, no dress up, no dolls.

It’s the same thing.

Boys are not exhibiting violence, they exhibit defense form evil. and threats to their territory. They are hard wired for it by natural law.

Period


33 posted on 03/04/2014 10:24:50 AM PST by stanne
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To: hosepipe
"What if he would have pointed his finger like a penis?.."

He would have celebrated and glorified since he pointed it at another little boy.

34 posted on 03/04/2014 10:37:57 AM PST by cincinnati65
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To: MeshugeMikey

Not only is it mega-lethal looking, it shoots through schools.


35 posted on 03/04/2014 10:44:51 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: cld51860

no one will be safe until this issue is dealt with in the most aggressive fashion.


36 posted on 03/04/2014 10:48:49 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: the_daug

I taught my dog Jack to do that after about five treats. I miss that little guy...


37 posted on 03/04/2014 10:50:46 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: moonshinner_09
When I was in high school ... Lick high school class of 69. That's hard to beat :<) ... but I digress. WHEN I was in high school .. I spent more time in the vice principles office than in class. Thankfully I grew up while in the military and earned an engineering degree after I got out.

If I as a child were in high school now ... I would probably be summarily executed for the things my friends and I used to do. If I were in school now and I got suspended for what this kid did .. my dad or mom would go down to the school and knock this admin person on their ass.

That mind set needs to return. Suing a faceless bureaucrat and having the people pay the settlement thru taxes does exactly nothing to stop this idiocy.

Kids see this stupidity for what it is. If they are ANYTHING like I was or any of my contemporaries were ... they would delight in flouting the law and lose all respect for authority. Rules like this are counter-productive. They either turn kids into people who have NO respect for the law or good little autobots who have no spirit. Neither is good for them or society in general.

38 posted on 03/04/2014 11:02:24 AM PST by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: moonshinner_09

If he’d used his middle finger to disrespect a teacher or classmate, the liberal crowd who dismiss such child behavior as excusable because of ethnic norms or environmental status would be outraged if he was suspended.


39 posted on 03/04/2014 11:12:37 AM PST by wildbill ())
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To: Secret Agent Man
being a boy gets you suspended now.

As well they should. Boys grow into men, men vote Republican. Punish them in advance.

40 posted on 03/04/2014 11:12:41 AM PST by madprof98
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To: moonshinner_09

Was his finger loaded???


41 posted on 03/04/2014 11:13:01 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: moonshinner_09

I wish this had been the case when I was in school. Could have gotten out of every oral report and other things I hated with a simple hand gesture.


42 posted on 03/04/2014 11:17:13 AM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: moonshinner_09

An extended middle finger salute for the @$$hole principal.


43 posted on 03/04/2014 11:18:47 AM PST by kenmcg
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To: hosepipe
What if he would have pointed his finger like a penis?..

Well, if he was dressed like a faggot he'd likely get some kind of citizenship award for being so courageous.

It may be time for that boy's dad to remove him from that cancerous, liberal infested government indoctrination center and try to get him a valid education.

44 posted on 03/04/2014 11:46:29 AM PST by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: moonshinner_09
" If They Bring a Knife to the Fight, We Bring a Gun "


45 posted on 03/04/2014 11:53:55 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Jim Robinson

When I was a very little girl, we had a rope-and-board swing on our big tree. I used to straddle the swing in my gowgirl get-up and pretend shoot of my little cow (boy)(girl)capgun.


46 posted on 03/04/2014 12:32:57 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: moonshinner_09

Another adult acting like a sixth grade girl in suspending this kid for just flagrant fooling around! Why don’t they grow up!


47 posted on 03/04/2014 4:34:18 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: moonshinner_09; All
Zero may wish to weigh in on this issue, given that he has a history of finger-gun violence.

  photo obama_finger_gun_zpse60d2403.jpg

 

(h/t to Ocean Shores Patriot for the photo  :-))

https://twitter.com/osPatriot/status/441028006086049792

 

48 posted on 03/04/2014 6:02:16 PM PST by Stoat (If you want a vision of the future, imagine a Birkenstock stamping on a human face... forever)
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To: moonshinner_09

“Mis-step”?

That is what kids do...


49 posted on 03/04/2014 6:05:38 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: LouAvul

right


50 posted on 03/04/2014 9:20:35 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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