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High School Track Team Disqualified When Runner Gestures Thanks to God
Breit bart Big Government ^ | 5/3/13 | Alexander Marlow

Posted on 05/03/2013 4:53:15 PM PDT by Nachum

The Columbus High School Mighty Cardinals had won the 4x100-meter relay--by seven yards, no less--and had a shot at the state championship. That was until Junior sprinter Derrick Hayes pointed to the sky. Hayes´s father, K.C., said that his son made a gesture of thanks to God, but raising a hand to the sky is considered excessive celebration according to the state scholastic rules. And with that, the team was disqualified.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antichristian; disqualified; gestures; god; runner; thankgod
Guess he should have made a gang sign instead.
1 posted on 05/03/2013 4:53:15 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
I hope the secular statists keep it up.

Their antics are just speeding their demise.

2 posted on 05/03/2013 4:54:25 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Nachum

He ran a race and got an education..................


3 posted on 05/03/2013 4:55:09 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: skeeter

We have a winner ... soon they will get the antichrist planet they’re hoping for. Hope they enjoy it; they demanded it; they asked for it.


4 posted on 05/03/2013 4:58:45 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Nachum

And the statists wonder why they are so dis-respected? They’ve EARNED every bit of dis-respect they receive.

It’s human nature and the Golden rule too. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.


5 posted on 05/03/2013 4:58:53 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: The Working Man

Wanna see an LSU or Auburn football game when this yank a touchdown....


7 posted on 05/03/2013 5:00:40 PM PDT by ptsal (E)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The penalty for violating someone’s free speech rights is not, being “taken out and shot”.


8 posted on 05/03/2013 5:07:03 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear..."(Glenn Beck))
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To: Nachum
My my, a clear hate crime and violation of the freedom to practice your religion given in the constitution. It is kind of humorous when they break all their own rules and feel righteous for it.

When they stand before God and are judged by their own standards, it will not go well.

9 posted on 05/03/2013 5:08:57 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: txrangerette

It isn’t now, but much of this and it will be.


10 posted on 05/03/2013 5:09:26 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: FlingWingFlyer

For those so inclined here is the contact info from the UIL website:

Policy and Administration
Executive Director: Dr. Charles Breithaupt
Department email: director@uiltexas.org
Department fax: 512-471-5908

Evidently UIL is the governing entity of this school’s athletic programs.


11 posted on 05/03/2013 5:11:49 PM PDT by unitedwestand (What's up with that?)
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To: txrangerette
The penalty for violating someone’s free speech rights is not, being “taken out and shot”.

Agree. Taking a flame thrower to their A$$ would be more approiate.

12 posted on 05/03/2013 5:12:07 PM PDT by True Grit
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Jackbooted gub'mnt thugs don't have the right to decide that something is or is not a legitimate element of religious practice. None of their business.

What the judges did here is just about the same as if they'd looked out over a race and seen a runner who'd just finished over in the infield barfing and then declared he was too exhuberant because, lo and behold, he was engaged in bowing as in a mosque, temple or church somewhere.

13 posted on 05/03/2013 5:12:13 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Nachum

The Track Team member was merely exercising his RIGHT to free speech and freedom of religion. A half decent shyster should be able to get a very nice settlement.


15 posted on 05/03/2013 5:13:58 PM PDT by 21st Century Crusader (August 26, 1191)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I get your passion about this, but advocating taking people out and shooting them isn’t the way to go. There’s a problem with that approach and that advocacy on the web site, as well.

(Note your first advocacy of it was removed, but you’re going for a second?)


16 posted on 05/03/2013 5:18:46 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear..."(Glenn Beck))
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To: Nachum

Communist Goals (1963) Congressional Record—Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963

#17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.

http://rense.com/general32/americ.htm


17 posted on 05/03/2013 5:35:51 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: muawiyah

Have we had ENOUGH yet?


18 posted on 05/03/2013 5:36:51 PM PDT by Ab Alius Domitor ("In the end; the winner")
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To: txrangerette

I doubt anyone really wants someone shot (with a few exceptions), but we are all so frustrated with the direction of America and how bleak the future looks. I know I feel at a loss as how to turn back the liberal tide and our congress isn’t helping things. Just my 2 cents.


19 posted on 05/03/2013 5:44:42 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Nachum

At the end of OUR RACE

. . .so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth Philippians 2:10

This kid is practicing for the end of the FINAL RACE. . . He gets it! We should all do likewise!


20 posted on 05/03/2013 5:52:09 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: ilovesarah2012

If I had my way
If I had my way in this wicked world
If I had my way
I would tear this old building down
— Rev Gary Davis


21 posted on 05/03/2013 5:52:58 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Nachum
Hayes´s father, K.C., said that his son made a gesture of thanks to God, but raising a hand to the sky is considered excessive celebration according to the state scholastic rules.

Imagine the distress and chaos he would have triggered had he smiled or shouted, "Yay!"

22 posted on 05/03/2013 6:03:23 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Nachum
This is all happening because the progressives own the White House and the Senate and they are pushing for their revolution. The pendulum will swing and the retribution will be unimaginable. I remember when there was a time during Reagan that dim pukes would proclaim (on cnn's crossfire etc) that they were not liberal... liberal was a nasty word. When the tide shifts and it will... these things are like everything in life... there are cycles... liberals will not just be uncool... progressives will be hated by most Americans.

LLS

23 posted on 05/03/2013 6:06:37 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: skeeter

they do forget we are largely a christian nation and our roots are totally christian.

if there is a reset we already know what side these people will be on.


24 posted on 05/03/2013 6:06:51 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Nachum

Some little UIL judge with a god complex should have been fired on the spot after this outrageous miscarriage of justice. Nothing like this should ever happen in Texas. That school district should find a clever Houston lawyer and sue the pants off the UIL.


25 posted on 05/03/2013 6:28:19 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Ab Alius Domitor

Time for a ruinous lawsuit.


26 posted on 05/03/2013 6:32:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Nachum

...I’m surprised nobody’s made puns about this being a race-ist story.


27 posted on 05/03/2013 6:41:12 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: 21st Century Crusader
The Track Team member was merely exercising his RIGHT to free speech and freedom of religion. A half decent shyster should be able to get a very nice settlement.

Watch (and listen) to the first victory shout of "allahu achkbar", and note the applause, and/or crickets. And approving comments on bravery, respect, and diversity.

28 posted on 05/03/2013 7:23:35 PM PDT by 300winmag (Whatever CAN go wrong has already happened. We just don't know about it yet.)
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To: Nachum
High School Track Team Disqualified...

...and I thought EVERYONE got trophies these days just for playing!

29 posted on 05/03/2013 7:36:11 PM PDT by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: Nachum

raising a hand to the sky is considered excessive celebration

Wow! I will only go along with this IF they ALL knew the rule before the race. However, if nobody knew this rule then forget it.


30 posted on 05/03/2013 7:53:04 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: massmike

...and I thought EVERYONE got trophies these days just for playing!
____________________

I think it’s stickers now due to sequestration.


31 posted on 05/03/2013 7:53:57 PM PDT by Maudeen (Proverbs 3:5-6)
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To: muawiyah

We must start taking a stand on this crap. This should go to court.


32 posted on 05/03/2013 8:04:08 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Nachum
excessive celebration !!!

What the heck?!! We can't celebrate too much now?

33 posted on 05/03/2013 8:06:25 PM PDT by It's me
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To: Toespi

In how many US cities is the demonic Is Slime call to prayer ringing out five times a day? When thefedzilla halts that, THEN they can ask Christians to reign in their enthusiasm for God Almighty. But until then, the fedzilla is violating the separation of Church and State by favoring the noise from the lesser moon goddess religion with a pedophile as its prophet.


34 posted on 05/03/2013 8:08:26 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Nachum

Screw these people. They know they won, they should publicize that they won and not knuckle under to the PC fools. I’m guessing that the principal cares more for his phony baloney job than freedom, so he will cave, however.


35 posted on 05/03/2013 8:32:18 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: napscoordinator

If it is like the high school association here in Florida, FHSAA, they all knew the rules of excessive celebration before the race. The kid just forgot in the excitement of winning.


36 posted on 05/04/2013 8:49:56 AM PDT by jch10 (Hey GOP! Only Conservatives get my vote.)
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To: Nachum

There wouldn’t have been a problem if he blew a kiss to his boyfriend.


37 posted on 05/04/2013 8:52:03 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind

Or if he flashed a gang sign to his homies.


38 posted on 05/04/2013 8:55:11 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

Denard Span would be disqualified about 5 times per baseball game.


39 posted on 05/06/2013 11:49:06 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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