Thursday, February 25, 2010

Teacher under fire for punishing student that refused to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance

ACLU Defends Maryland Student Who Refused to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance

The ACLU says that on Jan. 27 the 13-year-old girl refused to stand during the pledge at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown. Her teacher ordered her to stand in the hall. The ACLU says that when she refused to stand the next day, two school police officers escorted her to a counselor's office.

In my view, the punishment for the student was mild. If I was that teacher, I would have made the brat sit in a chair facing the corner wearing a dunce cap bearing all the symbols of tyranny and oppression that America has fought through the years...the Nazi swastika, the Communist hammer and sickle, the Islamic crescent and star, etc. Then, I would focus the entire day on teaching the class how incredibly amazing America is. I would go around the room and have each student give me a reason why they love America. All the while, the anti-American turd in the corner would have to take it I would torture that ungrateful child's mind.

Seriously, how warped can a 13 year old's mind be that they can't even stand during the Pledge of Allegiance? I would bet money this child's parents are activist liberals. I would put my entire week's paycheck on it.

I say bravo to the teacher who disciplined her. And to the ACLU (American Communist Lawyers Union)...well, you don't want to know what I have to say to them.


Soloman said...

I'm sure you're right, the kid's parents are probably some liberal pinko commie bastards.

I do like your idea of having a "Why I love America" discussion, though... make the kid squirm a little bit.

In my heart is every feeling you expressed, but in my head is the gratitude that such a situation can take place.

We are a free nation, and with those freedoms come acceptance of the views of others, even the most disturbing and seemingly wrong-headed views.

The most important freedoms to protect are the ones with which you disagree the most...

Hack said...

Yes Solomon, I know this is true. It's just so dang hard sometimes to watch people disrespect this country.

Soloman said...

I get it... and your sentiment is especially true in that we're discussing a teen, someone who - like you said - is probably being indoctrinated by people who should know better yet clearly do not.

Either way - glad you posted about it, these kinds of stories don't get enough traction on Katie Cupcake's CBS evening news.. heh.

The Conservative Lady said...

I agree with you that it's most probably the girl's liberal parents who are to blame here. This behavior is taught at home.
The teacher should put some true American history into the lesson plan and teach the kids why our country is so great. I fear the kids today are being taught what the progressives have decided they should learn. There was a documentary on the Fox News Channel where Tucker Carlson explains about the text books used in schools today and how history has been distorted and taught to our kids. No wonder the kids have no love of country.