Skip to comments.New Jersey High School Senior Suspended for Flying Confederate Flag
Posted on 03/30/2014 6:25:24 AM PDT by rktman
17-year-old Gregory Vied was suspended for flying a confederate flag atop his pickup truck, "which was parked in the student lot at Steinert High School in Hamilton Township."
According to News 12 New Jersey, Vied said he was suspended on March 25th after being repeatedly told he could not fly the flag.
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Is there a person alive who was actually harmed by that flag?
(Hurt feelings don’t count)
He’d have to be flying it in or on his truck, so what is their authority??? and why the hell not?!!!
When’t the last time a student was suspended for wearing on their person or their vehicle, the Mexican flag, or that “X” flag for pan-Africanism? It’s only the Confederate flag which is contraband, which tells me what they fear.
Geez. Remember when “sticks and stones” was in vogue?
Government school is child abuse.
Careful. Old glory is probably next. Hurt feelings for Americas perceived “exceptionalism”. Kinda throwing it in the downtrodden folks faces that we’re better than them. HUH?
I love that it’s in my state flag, and therefore flown from public buildings. I myself go the white trash route and have a “Dixie” doorbell chime, fly a Dixie flag, etc. What with that and my 4 loud barking dogs, I figure I’m just a tad safer as easy pickings for any would-be home invaders. And you know what we do just to be sure.
I didn’t used to believe in bumper stickers-I thought it was somewhat narcissistic to think the world gives a damn what your personal beliefs are-but now I have a couple on my car supporting the Second Amendment. I want any would-be carjacker to know that I might not be the easiest target (not that they’re usually interested in Toyota Avalons of more than 10 years old).
New Jersey natives served in the Confederate military and over 3000 Confederate soldiers are buried at Finn’s Pont National cemetery in New Jersey. New Jersey was one of only two states that did not vote for Lincoln in the 1864 presidential election.
No, but there a few tombstones in the South emblazoned with that flag. I’m surprised they don’t call the CSA dead racists and demand the flags be removed from their tombstones.
A**sholes, haunted by history, still afraid the south will rise again.
Welcome to the People’s Republic of New Jersey - no God, no Free Speech and no firearms.
Don’t look to Christopher J. Christie to direct the state AG to protect this citizen’s rights under the Constitution.
When the Muslims were pushing to build a Mosque on the 9-11 site, Christie’s comment was “local matter, not my business” when asked for his opinion. THEN, this attorney and former prosecutor said that a New Jersey Transit Worker who burned a Koran on his OWN TIME to protest this, and LOST HIS JOB as a consequence, had done a “hateful thing” and deserved it. It took the ACLU to “re-instruct” the governor on the First Amendment and fortunately the guy got got his job back.
New Jersey is right up there with New York, Massachusetts, Maryland and California for having some of the LEAST intelligent and politically educated voters in the Country.
The Confederate Flag is not about racism but about STATES RIGHTS. The flag is free speech, and if a flag of GAY RIGHTS, or BEAR RIGHTS or an Obama Flag were flying, I bet the students would be honored.
Oh it said RED NECK on the flag. The school doesn’t want a RED NECK in the school.
and if on the other hand....it had been a Star and Crescent Flag...bearing the words Allahu Ackbar......they would have had a school assembly Honoring the guy!!
.... The Word Redneck and the presence of Old Glory were simply too much form them to Tolerate...
I think it’s just beautiful-the colors even coordinate, lol.
But then I’m not a leftist seething with hatred who would like to wipe history clean of anything good and positive about and from the South, who sees Stalin as their model for conjuring up history as they want it to be.
perhaps the very clumsy who may have come close to accidently strangling themselves with one ?
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