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3rd Circuit: N.J. school can punish boy for playtime threat(zero tolerance MEGA barf alert)
freedom forum ^ | 6.23.03 | associated press

Posted on 06/23/2003 12:37:05 PM PDT by freepatriot32

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To: freepatriot32
“I’m going to shoot you.”

Where does a kid come up with such things? Movies, TV, Parents? He got it from somewhere. If I were his parents, I'd be a little concerned about it.
51 posted on 06/23/2003 7:44:35 PM PDT by rs79bm (Absence of Evidence is not Evidence of Absence)
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To: phasma proeliator
Did you by chance have the G.I. Joe assault rifle with the grenade launcher? The best.

It's actually pretty tough to find your son a good toy gun. We finally found one this year on a marine base. Before that he used pastel water guns, sticks, lincoln logs, pencils watever.

Did you hear Annapolis, MD is attempting to outlaw toy guns? What idiocy. The police have already said they won't comply.
52 posted on 06/23/2003 9:43:25 PM PDT by lizma
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To: gwmoore
Second, the NEA has got to be broken, and broken well, so we don't have the proverbial 800 lb (Demoncratic/Communist/Leftist/Liberal) gorilla basically running all the educational process.

Separation of School and State. End compulsory education, government certification of teachers - all of it.

53 posted on 06/23/2003 10:17:34 PM PDT by secretagent
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To: secretagent
Darn right. Best idea I have heard in a long time.

Thanks much

Greg

54 posted on 06/23/2003 10:25:49 PM PDT by gwmoore (As the Russian manual for the Nagant Revolver states: "Target Practice: "at the deserter, FIRE")
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To: freepatriot32
Maybe idiot judges and school officials should read this article:

http://www.nationalpost.com/home/story.html?id=E8D2D9A7-FC56-49D1-A83B-C6070F8D72E8
55 posted on 06/24/2003 5:36:08 AM PDT by ladylib
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To: Sonny M
We shouldn't be surprised when many in the schools are commie bastards who won't even keep score during PE for fear of hurting some kid's feelings.
56 posted on 06/24/2003 6:09:00 AM PDT by ohioman
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To: Dan from Michigan
I'm glad I escaped a lot of this BS when I was in grade school.

Yep. I frequently ooze jealousy when I see all the goodies that the young ones have today (internet, motorized Big Wheels, more discretionary spending dollars than we could ever have dreamed of, power over teachers, hitting adolesence during a time of exceedingly casual sexual contact, etc), but things like this remind me of just how good we had it.

Give me a tennis ball and a curb, and I could make 15 games to spend entire afternoons perfecting. I could go anywhere, show up at anyone's door and get invited inside, I could say anything that wouldn't get my Dad's belt off of his waist, I could enjoy youth without focusing on adult relations, I could pretend-shoot the enemy in a game and not be sanctioned, I could shoot a BB gun in my yard, I could open a lemonade stand and not get harassed by policemen, I could Trick-or-Treat door-to-door for a MILE in every direction, and I could spend HOURS outside just looking around (nowadays, most kids aren't outside for more than 1 hour straight on any given WEEK!)

In short, we wuz free. Now we are wards of the Nanny-state... and that beast's appetites are showing no signs of ever slowing their increasing size.

57 posted on 06/24/2003 9:48:22 AM PDT by Teacher317
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Posted Here
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/933470/posts
58 posted on 06/24/2003 9:22:56 PM PDT by Coleus (God is Pro Life and Straight and gave an innate predisposition for self-preservation and protection)
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