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Local UFC Fighter In Trouble Again For Obama Comments
WCCO.COM ^ | 01/06/2012 | WCCO.COM

Posted on 01/07/2012 5:08:57 AM PST by mn-bush-man

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Jacob Volkmann admits he’s trying to make a name for himself as a fighter. The problem is it’s getting him in trouble at his other job.

Following a fight last Friday, the 31-year old White Bear Lake man was being interviewed by Joe Rogan. Volkmann told Rogan that President Obama should call him to schedule a “glass-ectomy.” Rogan then asked what a “glass-ectomy” is.

“A glass-ectomy is when you cut your bellybutton out and put a piece of glass in there so when you have your head up your butt you can see where you’re going.” Volkmann said.

The White Bear Lake School District apparently was not amused. Volkmann, who’s an assistant wrestling coach for White Bear Lake, said the district put him on paid administrative leave.

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(Excerpt) Read more at minnesota.cbslocal.com ...


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To: mn-bush-man

In America you have freedom of speech, but Just watch what you say... Boy.


21 posted on 01/07/2012 7:20:46 AM PST by yank in the UK ( A liberal mocking Christianity. I asked "why don't you mock Islam?" he replied "Muslims are violent)
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To: yank in the UK

Here in nobamanation we don’t need no stinkiin’ first amendment!!!!!!!


22 posted on 01/07/2012 7:42:19 AM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: yank in the UK

As The Clash, a notable band from your current home, put it:

You have the right to free speech - as long as you’re not dumb enough to actually try it!

They were a bunch of Leftists who said some really conservative things from time to time, only they didn’t really know it.


23 posted on 01/07/2012 7:53:06 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: montag813

bump that
how many times can he say ‘phenomenal’ during a fight?


24 posted on 01/07/2012 8:07:26 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona)
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To: mn-bush-man

When we said “Free Speech”, we didn’t mean for you!

Now go pay your taxes - we need raises.


25 posted on 01/07/2012 8:11:45 AM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: mn-bush-man

“Suspended from his public school job?”

THOU MUST NOT SPEAKETH ILL OF THE MESSIAH, or else.


26 posted on 01/07/2012 8:13:55 AM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: mn-bush-man

No dick-tater likes smart azzes.


27 posted on 01/07/2012 9:01:57 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected.)
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To: comebacknewt
Not a smart thing to do IMO, but the law definitely allows them to do it.

What law?

28 posted on 01/07/2012 9:56:59 AM PST by Go Gordon (President Poverty - President Downgrade - President Food Stamp - President Pantywaist - B. H. Obama)
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To: mn-bush-man

My grandson - Jonathan Brookins:

Brookins vs. Rocha, Watson vs. Dillashaw Booked for UFC on Fuel TV 1 - MMAFrenzy.com
With their original opponents sidelined, featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha will now square off at UFC on Fuel TV 1, while a bantamweight bout betweenWalel Watson and TJ Dillashaw has also been booked for the February 15 event in Omaha, Nebraska, the UFC announced Thursday...


29 posted on 01/07/2012 9:59:41 AM PST by varina davis (Elect a real American patriot in 2012 -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: Go Gordon
Come on guys. You really think it is illegal for the school to do this?

The right to free speech is a limited right. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of organizations disciplining their employees for comments they have made -- even while not speaking as representatives of that organization.

Since it is political speech that reflects a personal opinion, I don't agree with the school's decision to do this, but they are well within their legal rights to do so.

30 posted on 01/07/2012 10:50:32 AM PST by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: mn-bush-man

Last line of the article:

“A call was made to the White Bear Lake School District Friday evening, but the call has not yet been returned.”

Why not? Didn’t the janitor hear the phone ringing?


31 posted on 01/07/2012 10:51:29 AM PST by eartrumpet
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To: TribalPrincess2U

bk mk


32 posted on 01/07/2012 10:51:35 AM PST by W. W. SMITH (Obama is an instrument of enslavement)
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To: econjack

Many Obama critics claim Obama has some sort of plan to crack down on dissenters and have them interrogated and sent to prison or reeducation camps or something. But with Obama simultaneously gutting the military-if one is an aspiring dictator, their natural instinct is to spend more money strengthening the military-it makes one wonder he plans on doing that if he is in fact planning it. Does he think the Secret Service could go after all of the millions, tens of millions even, who dont approve of him ? Will he expect to issue written orders to American supporters to make citizens arrests and then they will just do it ?


33 posted on 01/07/2012 11:45:11 AM PST by emax
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To: mn-bush-man

He has been suspended before for political speech. It won’t stand this time either.


34 posted on 01/07/2012 11:54:29 AM PST by jwalsh07
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To: comebacknewt

Public schools are public actors and can NOT limit political speech by it’s employees off campus whether they think it is crass or not.


35 posted on 01/07/2012 11:57:05 AM PST by jwalsh07
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To: leapfrog0202

36 posted on 01/07/2012 12:23:21 PM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: comebacknewt
Come on guys. You really think it is illegal for the school to do this? The right to free speech is a limited right. There are hundreds if not thousands of examples of organizations disciplining their employees for comments they have made -- even while not speaking as representatives of that organization.

You have made the key distinction. Private organizations/companies can dole out discipline as they see fit. The government, however, cannot carte blanch punish someone for exercising their right to free speech. The man didn't trash the principal, or the teachers or the students or anything related to the school or his job. The school will be sued and will lose. More taxpayer money down the drain because of the acts of liberals.

37 posted on 01/07/2012 12:39:30 PM PST by Go Gordon (President Poverty - President Downgrade - President Food Stamp - President Pantywaist - B. H. Obama)
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To: mn-bush-man
Making jokes about Herr Fuhrer is Verboten!!
38 posted on 01/07/2012 1:13:26 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: yank in the UK; Safetgiver; comebacknewt

Just like the USSR you could be sent to the gulag for not celebrating Stalin’s birthday, telling a joke about him etc.


39 posted on 01/07/2012 1:17:11 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: mn-bush-man

He should beat their asses off.


40 posted on 01/07/2012 1:18:55 PM PST by Fledermaus (A snow ball in hell has a better chance of surviving than Ron Paulyp in the primaries.)
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