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  • Rhode Island School Bans Toy Soldier Cap

    06/19/2010 4:36:46 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 19 replies · 555+ views
    The New American ^ | 6/18/2010 | Warren Mass
    David Morales, a Coventry, Rhode Island, second grader, was recently banned from wearing a patriotic cap he made for a school project to school because it was adorned with plastic toy soldiers carrying tiny plastic “weapons.” WPRI in Providence reported that David said he did not make the camouflage cap with soldiers on top as a fashion statement: It was meant to honor military members. David’s teacher phoned his mother, Christan Morales, explaining that the miniature military figures brandishing even tinier, toothpick-sized rifles violated the school district's zero-tolerance weapons policy. "His teacher called and said it wasn't appropriate," Morales told...
  • San Francisco Giants will Wear Jerseys "Gigantos"

    05/05/2010 8:06:12 AM PDT · by Brian_Baldwin · 51 replies · 1,033+ views
    04-05-2010 | brianbaldwin
    As there are large protests now in San Francisco against the racial violence that has been ongoing and perpetrated against Asian Americans by black youths, instead I happen to view some local San Francisco television station and they report that the San Francisco “supervisors” are considering having some sort of action/vote/other where the San Francisco Giants baseball team would have to wear jerseys “Gigantos” in protest of the recent Arizona law and to show “solidarity” with “Hispanic immigrants”. Is this true? I searched the same affiliate web page for that news agency and I could not find any information. I...
  • Anzac Day kids face march ban

    03/06/2010 5:11:57 PM PST · by myknowledge · 6 replies · 383+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | March 7, 2010 | Miawling Lam
    NSW is under pressure to ban children from marching alongside their fathers and grandfathers in the Anzac Day parade because they outnumber veterans by almost seven-to-one. New rules introduced by Brisbane's Anzac Day organisers for this year's main march bar the descendants of Anzacs from participating to "preserve the dignity" of the event. Organisers said the change was necessary to avoid the march becoming like Sydney's parade last year. "Last year in Sydney there were 1000 World War II veterans and 7000 descendants. It got to the stage where the veterans can't be recognised for the descendants," said Queensland committee...
  • Noose Ignites More Protests At UC San Diego

    02/26/2010 10:51:44 PM PST · by Steelfish · 20 replies · 873+ views
    LATimes ^ | February 26, 2010 | Larry Gordon
    Noose Ignites More Protests At UC San Diego A student who admits she hung it in the campus library has been suspended. By Larry Gordon February 27, 2010 A UC San Diego student admitted Friday to hanging a rope noose from a campus library bookcase in an act that triggered more protests at a school already roiled by other recent racially charged incidents. Angry students responded to the incident by storming and occupying the office of UC San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox. The sit-in continued for about six hours Friday and ended without arrests, and a sympathy protest at...
  • Hugging banned at Largs Bay Primary School in South Australia

    10/19/2009 3:06:13 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 5 replies · 549+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | October 20, 2009 | Miles Kemp
    YEAR six and seven students have been banned from mixed-sex consensual hugging at a primary school in South Australia for fear it would set a "bad example" to younger students. YEAR six and seven students have been banned from mixed-sex consensual hugging at a primary school in South Australia for fear it would set a "bad example" to younger students, AdelaideNow reports. Following complaints from parents at Largs Bay Primary School, the school has banned hugging and other displays of affection for "boyfriends or girlfriends" in the two senior grades. "Hugging is not banned (between friends) at Largs Bay Primary...
  • Racial skit sickens America

    10/08/2009 11:47:09 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 33 replies · 2,116+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | October 9, 2009
    AMERICANS have condemned the Hey Hey It's Saturday "Jackson Five" skit, with US TV talkshows, news bulletins and talkback radio debating whether it was racist and if Harry Connick Jr was correct to take a stand. As Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard also entered the fray today, defending the Hey Hey's intent, on one of America's top-rating morning TV talkshows, The View, it was labelled "demeaning". "We are in what people like to call post-racial America right now with (Barack) Obama in office," The View co-host, Joy Behar, said on air. "I'm not saying that it (racism) is gone, but...
  • Schools ban racy Twilight books by Stephanie Meyer

    09/12/2009 2:51:31 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 79 replies · 1,716+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | September 12, 2009 | Lauren Dickson
    PRIMARY school students have been banned from reading the teen cult classic Twilight books because they are too racy and contradict religious beliefs. Librarians have stripped the books from shelves in some junior schools because they believe the content is too sexual and goes against religious beliefs. They even have asked parents not to let kids bring their own copies of Stephenie Meyer's smash hit novels _ which explore the stormy love affair between a teenage girl and a vampire _ to school. Santa Sabina College at Strathfield was so concerned about the Twilight craze that teachers ran a seminar...
  • Ethics complaint filed against Palin over Juneteenth snub

    10/16/2008 11:17:11 AM PDT · by jasonmyos · 76 replies · 1,699+ views
    Legal Newsline ^ | 10/16/08
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline)-A complaint was filed this week with Alaska Attorney General Talis Colberg over the governor's failure to make a required annual Juneteenth Proclamation. The complaint was filed Wednesday by jazz musician Gregory Charles Royal, who claims state law required Gov. Sarah Palin to make the Juneteenth Proclamation in honor of the freeing of the last remaining slaves in Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865.
  • Government renames Islamic terrorism as 'anti-Islamic activity' to woo Muslims

    01/17/2008 1:39:29 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 40 replies · 418+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | JAMES SLACK
    Ministers have adopted a new language for declarations on Islamic terrorism. In future, fanatics will be referred to as pursuing "anti-Islamic activity". Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said that extremists were behaving contrary to their faith, rather than acting in the name of Islam. Security officials believe that directly linking terrorism to Islam is inflammatory, and risks alienating mainstream Muslim opinion.
  • So much for our 'way of life' - you know, the one our leaders told us they went to war to save

    12/30/2007 10:32:11 PM PST · by mojito · 9 replies · 180+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 12/29/2007 | Peter Hitchens
    The deeply English, deeply Christian city of Oxford, one of the homes of free thought, is now being asked to accept the Islamic call to prayer wafting from mosque loudspeakers over its spires and domes. If that is not a threat to our "way of life", then I don't know what is. Allowing the regular electronic proclamation of Allah's supremacy in a British city is not tolerance, but a surrender of the sky to a wholly different culture. Just you wait and see what opponents of this scheme are accused of. What about the nonsensical, illogical frenzy among our rulers...
  • The PC "Community"

    08/21/2007 9:49:07 AM PDT · by grandpa jones · 5 replies · 152+ views
    Nuke's News & Views ^ | 8/22/07 | Nuke Gingrich
    Some time after reading n2l’s latest post, it occurred to me that a certain word has been misappropriated by the PC nazis. It occurred to me because n2l used the word correctly. And it provided a contrast to the “empowerment usage,” purposely designed and deliberately employed to give power and authority to otherwise disparate groups, all on the political left. It’s a word that has migrated to common usage in the mainstream, and, it’s a word that I’ve grown increasingly tired of. “Community.” The practitioners of leftwinguistics who wrote the Wikipedia definition talk about a “human community” as sharing “intent,...
  • Women: Building communities, dreams

    03/07/2006 5:12:31 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 444+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Commentary by Airman 1st Class Kara Torres
    3/7/2006 - LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. (AFPN) -- Since the beginning of time, women have played an important role in human existence. We are daughters, sisters, wives, mothers, grandmothers, aunts, mentors and teachers. Mothers can magically heal a “boo-boo” with a kiss and a bandage; they say the right things to mend a broken heart or provide a hug or a shoulder to cry on. But women are not only emotional, loving creatures. When American Soldiers were sent to the world’s aid in World War I, women stepped up to the plate to take care of America, rear children,...
  • 'Don't turn away' bomber families

    09/07/2005 1:52:51 PM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies · 559+ views
    BBC ^ | 6 September 2005 | BBC
    Families of the 7 July suicide bombers should be allowed to attend the national memorial service for the victims, according to London's mayor. Ken Livingstone said they should not be turned away from the 1 November mass at St Paul's Cathedral for the 52 victims. The event is billed as a service for those who died and a tribute to police, firefighters and paramedics. Brian Coleman, the Tory deputy chairman of the London Assembly, labelled the idea of bombers' families attending as "political correctness gone mad", adding: "You wouldn't invite a murderer's family to the victim's funeral."