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  • Student defends criticism of Obama after being berated by teacher (photo included)

    05/22/2012 8:38:23 AM PDT · by dennisw · 41 replies ^ | Published May 22, 2012
    He wanted to "laugh" when he heard the teacher suggest he could be arrested for criticizing a sitting president. "Honestly, at the time I wanted to laugh at her, because I've been taught all my life that nobody can take your opinion," He said he knew that it takes an actual threat against the president, not just criticism, to be arrested. "(The teacher) doesn't want to hear anything but what she believes, and ... if you disagree, you get berated and put down," Rogers said. "I just decided to finally get some proof of it." "Didn't Obama bully somebody though?"...
  • NC Teacher Suspended For Yelling At Student Over Comments About President Obama

    05/21/2012 6:19:58 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 47 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 21, 2012
    SPENCER, NC -- A North Carolina high school teacher has been suspended following the release of a YouTube video in which she is heard yelling at a student in class and telling him it's wrong to criticize President Barack Obama. The Salisbury Post reports that Tonya Dixon-Neely's class at North Rowan High School was discussing Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney when the conversation turned to accusations that Romney bullied someone as a teenager.
  • North Carolina teacher tells student not to criticize Obama ('Some have been arrested under Bush')

    05/21/2012 2:41:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/21/2012 | AllahPundit
    We missed this yesterday as it went viral, but maybe that's for the best since now I can bring you the exciting conclusion: She's been suspended (with pay). An employee at the Rowan-Salisbury School System said they have been flooded with calls from around the country on Monday...The district released a statement on Monday.“The Rowan-Salisbury School System expects all students and employees to be respectful in the school environment and for all teachers to maintain their professionalism in the classroom. This incident should serve as an education for all teachers to stop and reflect on their interaction with students. Due...
  • North Rowan (North Carolina) teacher suspended

    05/21/2012 10:41:48 AM PDT · by abb · 91 replies
    The Salisbury Post ^ | May 21, 2012 | Nathan Hardin
    SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools officials suspended a North Rowan High School teacher Monday while investigating an incident caught on camera where the teacher told a student he could be arrested for speaking ill of President Barack Obama. In a nearly 10-minute YouTube video shot by a student in the classroom, Tanya Dixon-Neely, a social studies teacher, told students criticism of the president could lead to jail time. “Do you realize that people were arrested for saying things bad about Bush?” she said of former President Bush. “Do you realize you are not supposed to slander the president?” Dixon-Neely has been...
  • High school teacher tells student he can be arrested for criticizing Obama

    05/21/2012 4:55:04 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 77 replies
    Spokane Conservative Examiner ^ | May 20, 2012 | Joe Newby
    May 20, 2012 High school teacher tells student he can be arrested for criticizing Obama Joe Newby Spokane Conservative Examiner After criticizing Mitt Romney, a North Carolina high school teacher yelled at a student for asking a question about Barack Obama, telling him that he could be arrested for criticizing Barack Obama. Sarah Campbell wrote at the Salisbury Post Saturday that the heated exchange began "with a classroom conversation about a recent news story detailing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney allegedly bullying a classmate in prep school. It turns into a heated, sometimes confrontational debate." “Didn’t Obama bully someone though,”...

    05/20/2012 1:46:35 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 173 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 20,2012 | Mike Opelka
    Last Monday, a high school student in North Carolina engaged his social studies teacher in a heated debate about politics and the two leading presidential candidates. During the exchange, the teacher (an obvious Obama supporter) got very angry with the student and accused him of disrespecting the president. She even went so far as to tell the boy that he could be jailed for speaking ill of Obama. Sarah Campbell of the Salisbury Post first reported on the story. She claims that the school district is not releasing the name of the teacher and that she is not responding to...