Old Glory 'Offensive'?

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCXVEpjpTAk&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - Old Glory 'Offensive'?[/ame]
     
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    Troll much?
     
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    I stopped watching the video when it got to freedom of speech. Anyone who goes to school realizes the minute you walk into that building, you lose most of your rights whether you want to or not. 4th amendment, 1st amendment, etc.

    As for God Bless America:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuOBf-39t64]YouTube - George Carlin -God bless America[/ame]
     
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    Unless you are in California, like the student in this story are.

    California Education Code § 48950

    Try not to confuse the the issue with misstatements of law.
     
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    I think I would like to hear the other side of the story too.
     
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    Try not to confuse a teacher's comments with the rules. The student wasn't punished.

    Also, got a link for that?
     
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    Isn't that odd...my daughter goes to school in CA and she had a Civil War project a few years ago where part of the project was drawing an American Flag....
     
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    The kid admits that she doesn't know why the drawing was offensive. Maybe the teacher doesn't like to see words written over a flag?
     
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    Getting sent to the principles office is not punishment? Did you attend high school, or even grade school, in this country? The school might not have imposed any discipline, but the teacher did. In fact, the teacher imposed the only discipline she could by sending her to the principles office. The only good thing about this is the principle did not compound the error of the teacher.
     
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    High school student?
     

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