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Teacher At Community College Makes Class Sign “Vote For Obama” Pledge
Florida Watchdog Wire ^ | 16 Sep 2012 | Dr. Richard Swier

Posted on 09/16/2012 7:20:03 AM PDT by seekthetruth

A citizen, whose nephew attends Brevard Community College, reports that he brought home the below bookmark pledging to vote for President Obama. The bookmark and pledge was handed out during a mathematics class taught by Assistant Professor Sharon Sweet. This occurred “while the student was in class at the request of his College Algebra teacher, Sharon Sweet, from Brevard Community College in [Melbourne] Florida.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: brevard; broward; college; elections; florida; obama; obamasfault; sharonsweet; sweets; voting
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To: seekthetruth
I know a college student who was told by her college adviser than if Romeny was elected he was going to stop all student loans and financial aid programs. I assured her this was not true.

Our tax dollars are being used to brainwash our children... that's not nice...

51 posted on 09/16/2012 9:45:26 AM PDT by GOPJ (first they came for those clinging to their guns and religion, and I did not speak out....)
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To: seekthetruth

From the Tea Party to Asst. Prof. Sweet: Honey, can you send us that “T” in your title? You don’t seem to be using it and we need it.


52 posted on 09/16/2012 9:46:13 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: Iron Munro

I notice they want the pledge fo vote for Dems first and THEN offer information. Ready, fire, aim.


53 posted on 09/16/2012 9:46:22 AM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: seekthetruth
Thanks for the ping.

Brevard county's, Sharon Sweet needs an anal exam to see if she suffers from headaches.

5.56mm

54 posted on 09/16/2012 11:43:04 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: mcmuffin

I will call, but what about doing more?


55 posted on 09/16/2012 11:45:45 AM PDT by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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I checked this chick’s ‘rate my professor’ rankings and comments. Here’s one:

“She is an aweful (sic) person. Told the class no excuses you miss a test its an F. My sister passed away, I got an F, for attending her funeral. Sad Sad Lady. She doesn’t explain and doesn’t help”

Her rankings are 2s, very low.

Truth in posting - I’m a professor and normally don’t care what an 18 yr old skull full of mush feels about a physics class, for example. I think that RMP is often used by the unhappy, the stupid, or the ones who found out they’d have to work in class and didn’t like it, skewing the results, but in this case, I’m willing to take all posts as gospel. : )


56 posted on 09/16/2012 1:40:46 PM PDT by radiohead (Buy ammo, store food, pray for the Republic.)
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To: 3D-JOY
I will call, but what about doing more?

I'd suggest to wait a day and see what develops.

Dave

57 posted on 09/16/2012 6:44:36 PM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back.")
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To: seekthetruth

This is outrageous and clearly coersion of students by a rabid fan of the Empty Chair in Chief!

Please ping me when you set contact info.


58 posted on 09/16/2012 7:31:00 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Romney/Ryan Victory 2012! America's Rescue and Recovery Team!)
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To: JulieRNR21; All
Brevard Community College web site: http://www.brevardcc.edu/

Here is the professor's email.... sweets@brevardcc.edu

59 posted on 09/16/2012 8:32:33 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: sportutegrl

Hanlon’s razor.

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.


60 posted on 09/16/2012 11:43:20 PM PDT by perfect stranger (Nobama)
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To: seekthetruth

Subject: BCC Statement on faculty political activity

Dear Ms. *******,

Thank you for your recent email regarding questions about the political activities of a faculty member of Brevard Community College.

College officials issued this statement today, and we felt it was important to update you on the situation.

The statement reads:

“Brevard Community College has received complaints alleging politically-based inappropriate behavior on the part of Associate Professor Sharon Sweet, an instructor of mathematics.

The allegations center on her soliciting support in her classes for President Obama in the upcoming election.

College officials learned of the allegations Thursday afternoon, Sept. 13, following a call from a concerned parent and immediately began an investigation.

The College has specific policies that address the political activities of faculty and staff, which state that no College employee shall solicit support for a political candidate during regular College work hours or on College property.

Based on the allegations, Associate Professor Sweet has requested, and been granted, a leave of absence without pay effective immediately.

The College will continue its investigation into the matter, which will include interviews with all students in her classes.

Additionally, the College is taking steps to reiterate its policy on political activity to all faculty and staff.

For questions, contact John Glisch, Associate Vice President for Communications, at (321) 433-7017, or glischj@brevardcc.edu.”

Sincerely,

John J. Glisch

Associate Vice President, Communications

1519 Clearlake Road

Cocoa, FL 32922

PH: 321-433-7017; FX: 321-433-7005; Cell: 321-794-0324

www.brevardcc.edu


61 posted on 09/17/2012 11:57:28 AM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back.")
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To: mcmuffin

Cudos to Mr. Glisch!
And to Brevard CC, well done!


62 posted on 09/17/2012 3:16:42 PM PDT by sarasmom
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To: mcmuffin
Professor Sharon Sweet is being investigated after dozens of complaints were received by Brevard Community College. Complaints allege that Professor Sweet required students in her mathematics classes to sign the below pledge to “Vote for President Obama”. According to College officials an investigation has been initiated and all of Professor Sweet’s students will be interviewed. There are over one hundred students in Professor Sweet’s mathematics classes. Professor Sweet has been removed from the classroom and all teaching and campus duties.

READ MORE: http://watchdogwire.com/florida/2012/09/17/professor-under-investigation-for-making-students-sign-vote-for-obama-pledge/

63 posted on 09/17/2012 6:18:41 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

I called today and got a “we have no comment on this matter”...click!

Will we all just drop it now?

I read the “sweetie” requested a leave without pay...I wonder if that changes the “rules” about total removal from the school.

Some others may be much more careful now!


64 posted on 09/17/2012 6:27:57 PM PDT by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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To: seekthetruth; 3D-JOY
It's On Drudge!"
65 posted on 09/17/2012 6:41:12 PM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back.")
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To: seekthetruth

How much do you want to bet that Prof. Sweet asked for the leave of absence because she was offered a job by the Obama campaign?


66 posted on 09/17/2012 7:02:06 PM PDT by Qathleen
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To: mcmuffin

I saw that and was pleasantly surprised.

I sent it to him, did you do it too?

I should check the Blaze.


67 posted on 09/17/2012 7:32:26 PM PDT by 3D-JOY (If there were no United States Armed Forces there would be no United States of America)
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