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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 04:10 AM

 

Teacher Calls Michelle Obama a Big Fat Gorilla

School district officials are investigating allegations that a Lauderdale County High School teacher made slurs in the presence of students regarding first lady Michelle Obama and gays. Superintendent Jennifer Gray confirmed the investigation concerns the schoolís head football coach, Bob Grisham, who also teaches driverís education and psychology.

The investigation includes a 1-minute, 24-second audiotape of Grisham asking who knows who is behind the 600-calorie school lunch.

http://timesdaily.com/stories/Teacher-linked-to-gay-slurs-at-school,201960

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Reply Teacher Calls Michelle Obama a Big Fat Gorilla (Original post)
FredisDead Feb 2013 OP
reverend_tim Feb 2013 #1
Le Taz Hot Feb 2013 #2
Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 #16
GoCubsGo Feb 2013 #18
Le Taz Hot Feb 2013 #19
Smarmie Doofus Feb 2013 #20
okaawhatever Feb 2013 #26
Le Taz Hot Feb 2013 #27
okaawhatever Feb 2013 #28
Kalidurga Feb 2013 #3
mnhtnbb Feb 2013 #6
nyquil_man Feb 2013 #4
MessiahRp Feb 2013 #21
Raine Feb 2013 #25
idwiyo Feb 2013 #5
SpartanDem Feb 2013 #10
idwiyo Feb 2013 #12
timdog44 Feb 2013 #7
uponit7771 Feb 2013 #30
James48 Feb 2013 #8
idwiyo Feb 2013 #13
Judi Lynn Feb 2013 #24
Epiphany4z Feb 2013 #9
stlsaxman Feb 2013 #11
tavalon Feb 2013 #14
grantcart Feb 2013 #15
The Wizard Feb 2013 #17
Jamaal510 Feb 2013 #22
DogPawsBiscuitsNGrav Feb 2013 #23
rurallib Feb 2013 #29

Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 04:15 AM

1. Not all teachers should be teaches

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 04:41 AM

2. Well, besides being a homophobic racist,

the man is illiterate. He hates gays and blacks and he teaches PSYCHOLOGY? And his school is "investigating?" Investigating what? He's on tape, for goddess sake. In California that would have gotten him fired. Instantly. And that's WITH the teachers union's blessing.

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Response to Le Taz Hot (Reply #2)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 07:26 AM

16. No mention of any "union" in the story... that I can find, anyway.

>> And that's WITH the teachers union's blessing.>>>

Where'd ya' get this from?

It's Alabama. If there's a "teachers union" I doubt that it's a "union" as most of the rest of the country understands the word.

If there WERE a union, the system would ... in all likelihood... attract higher quality talent. Don't ya' think?

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #16)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 07:51 AM

18. If Alabama is anything like my state....

...it would be illegal to form teachers unions. That's how it is here in South Carolina. Gotta love those "right to work" states.

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Response to Smarmie Doofus (Reply #16)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:30 AM

19. I was referring to California.

The teachers union is strong here and they're all about attracting quality teachers. Idiots like this would be shown the door with the union's blessing. I know nothing about the teachers unions in Alabama.

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Response to Le Taz Hot (Reply #19)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:49 AM

20. On re-read.... your meaning is clear. You are correct.

I'm so used to teachers and their unions being dissed ... even on DU... it's apparently impacting my reading comp.

Goddess bless the state of California and your wonderful Gov..... who seems to have moved very recently over from the dark side on this issue ( i.e. The issue being faux "reform"... not my reading comp!)

>>.I know nothing about the teachers unions in Alabama.>>>

Neither do I. My guess is that there aren't any. Which is probably not unrelated to circumstances described in OP.

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Response to Le Taz Hot (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 04:51 AM

26. I'm sure they have to investigate to make sure the tape wasn't faked or edited. They're probably

interviewing other students to see what his history of this sort of thing is. Wait for the investigation, then fry his azz.

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Response to okaawhatever (Reply #26)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 04:55 AM

27. I thought it was real interesting

that he says something like, "You can tell the administration, I don't care" which indicates that this sort of thing has probably happened before which means administration let it slide. I can't imagine a school allowing a teacher to slide on something like this. Besides, the illiteracy alone should get his ass canned.

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Response to Le Taz Hot (Reply #27)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 05:24 AM

28. Oh I didn't notice him saying that about the administration. I would love a little scandal that show

how the admn has allowed this bigot to keep his job. This kind of ignorance breeding needs to come out in the light. Alabama and Mississippi can't stay in 1950 forever.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 04:59 AM

3. Tubby sez what?

She's like a size 8 that is hardly obese. Especially for her height and bone structure. She is obviously not a small framed person. Tubby is probably just jealous, he sure isn't carrying his weight nearly as well.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 05:50 AM

6. I wouldn't be surprised if Michelle could do more push-ups than he can.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 05:12 AM

4. Teacher-coaches can be a tricky proposition.

I had some good ones in high school. Then there were the ones like my 8th grade history teacher. He came in every morning, handed out busy work, and then sat at his desk eating donuts and drinking coffee. The only time he ever taught was when someone from the district office came in to do assessments. I have never learned less from a teacher.

I have a feeling Coach Grisham spends most of his psychology class enjoying his coffee and donuts.

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Response to nyquil_man (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 03:37 AM

21. History deserves better than a football coach who doesn't know it teaching it.

But that's our schools today. Get them loaded up on reading and math so they can pass meaningless tests and devalue science, history and in many cases dump art and music all together. We've spent a decade dumbing down kids everywhere. America's suffering with less educated adults than at any point since kids had to leave middle school to work the fields. This is a John Steinbeck reality we're heading towards.

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Response to nyquil_man (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 04:23 AM

25. In high school I had the football coach for science. All the football players took his class and

they were the only students he paid any attention too, he spent his time joking with and pulling pranks with them. The rest of us spent out time doing busy work like freezing test tubes of gnats and then counting them ... seriously that's what we did day after day after day, month after month. Yeah, I really got a lot from that required to graduate class, not.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 05:21 AM

5. Is it too much to hope this homophobic bigot and racist arsehole will be fired?

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Response to idwiyo (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:28 AM

10. It's Alabama, he'll be getting a raise

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Response to SpartanDem (Reply #10)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:57 AM

12. I could always dream, I guess...

Seriously though, I can not comprehend how something like that is allowed anywhere near children.
Hell, I wouldn't want that monstrosity anywhere near me either for the fear the might be contagious.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 05:52 AM

7. bigoted coach

I though Crawford was missing only one idiot.

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Response to timdog44 (Reply #7)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 08:55 AM

30. Most likely has some black or Hispanic kids on his team, love to see how they're gonna win

...with this jerk as their coach

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:24 AM

8. Sign the petition to have him fired.

Some people simply do not belong around children.

He's one of them.

Sign the petition to ask that he be fired here:

http://signon.org/sign/terminate-lauderdale

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Response to James48 (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:58 AM

13. Signed, thank you for the link.

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Response to James48 (Reply #8)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 04:04 AM

24. Thank you. n/t

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:27 AM

9. and folks

want to arm these guys. Sounds like a real stable guy....he teaches psychology???? wtf

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 06:31 AM

11. when a public school has the Head Football Coach teaching psychology....

we need to increase funding!

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 07:11 AM

14. Michelle Obama is a healthy and well toned woman in her prime

Tubby here, otoh. Well, Michelle could take you but you see, she has manners. Look it up. You might need some.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 07:25 AM

15. "No it ain't gonna get no better"


How did this guy even graduate high school.


Hatred is such a self fulfilling prophecy and I prophecize that this guy's future "ain't gonna get no better".

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 07:28 AM

17. Anyone claiming to be God's

spokesman is seriously delusional and unfit for a classroom. He may have a secret crush on the President, thus the animus toward the First Lady.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 03:44 AM

22. Did he leave his glasses at home?

Apparently his definition of the word fat is different from the rest of us because Michelle is nowhere close to being that. For starters, the average overweight person cannot do push-ups as easily as she can (Ellen DeGeneres Show, anyone?). But hey, let's just ignore those silly details!

This man clearly doesn't have the intellectual capacity for his job.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 03:53 AM

23. Teachers should set examples for these kids. What the teachers say around their friends and

 

family is freedom of speech. This is childish, offensive and uncalled for.

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Response to FredisDead (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:34 AM

29. sadly, my guess is that his employment will have more to do

with his win-loss record than damn near anything he says in a class room.
Football wins trump damn near anything in this country.

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