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Inland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-07-06 04:55 PM
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65. That's probably right.
It's that darn fascism thing, as it's ok to teach kids to love their country, respect their flag, support their military, and honoring Bush is considered the same thing in these perilous times. But there are other liberal things to say besides the truth about Bush, so those can be put in the hypo.
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  -Does the kid who taped his teacher have a valid point? Maybe he does Armstead  Mar-07-06 10:37 AM   #0 
  - The problem with this is  OhioBlues   Mar-07-06 10:39 AM   #1 
  - it warrants an investigation - getting students to think is great  dmordue   Mar-07-06 10:41 AM   #2 
  - The teacher wasn't using his platform as a propaganda tool. He was  in_cog_ni_to   Mar-07-06 10:45 AM   #10 
     - I think these are two different events.  Virginian   Mar-07-06 11:07 AM   #16 
        - Yes, but you cann't entrap someone who isn't entrapable  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:44 AM   #33 
           - The teacher did not say anything most of us would consider bad.  Virginian   Mar-07-06 11:40 PM   #70 
  - conniption  TahitiNut   Mar-07-06 10:41 AM   #3 
  - Spelling is my Achilles Heel  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:15 AM   #21 
  - Yep  havocmom   Mar-07-06 10:42 AM   #4 
  - The teacher was on the Today Show this morning  qanda   Mar-07-06 02:34 PM   #50 
  - And you feel geography is not effected by such issues?  Bandit   Mar-07-06 05:21 PM   #67 
  - Perhaps  atreides1   Mar-07-06 10:42 AM   #5 
  - No  DBoon   Mar-07-06 10:42 AM   #6 
  - So no problem with Sean Hanity or Fallwell "teaching"?  dmordue   Mar-07-06 10:45 AM   #9 
     - Kids will have to deal with that idiotic nonsense soon enough  DBoon   Mar-07-06 11:08 AM   #17 
     - Both talk out their ass...  Finder   Mar-07-06 01:44 PM   #47 
  - 1. was open discussion 2. teacher said you don't have to agree w me  emulatorloo   Mar-07-06 10:44 AM   #7 
  - Does it relate to the classwork? Is it in the syllabus? Did parents know?  CornField   Mar-07-06 10:44 AM   #8 
  - The teacher was not ranting or distributing propaganda  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-07-06 10:51 AM   #11 
  - The teacher presented both sides as part of a discussion  tridim   Mar-07-06 10:52 AM   #12 
  - Did he present the other side with equal passion?  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:06 AM   #15 
     - From what I understand he did present different viewpoints  tridim   Mar-07-06 11:15 AM   #22 
     - The best way to handle this stuff  TallahasseeGrannie   Mar-07-06 11:22 AM   #28 
     - I agree about debates  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:26 AM   #31 
     - "Equal passion?" Now teachers have to be ACTORS too?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Mar-07-06 02:47 PM   #52 
  - The presumption here is that these teenagers  enlightenment   Mar-07-06 10:58 AM   #13 
  - Teenagers shouldn't have to be in that position of challenging a teacher  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:11 AM   #19 
     - I had to do that once.  knitter4democracy   Mar-07-06 02:05 PM   #48 
  - Teachers get paid to let students think.  IMModerate   Mar-07-06 11:03 AM   #14 
  - Shame on him! He dared to tell the tykes the truth.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-07-06 11:11 AM   #18 
  - To a fundy Bushite "Our President is guided by God" is the truth.  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:17 AM   #25 
     - There is a difference. One is telling the truth the other isn't.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-07-06 11:39 AM   #32 
     - I very strongly disagree.  Donald Ian Rankin   Mar-07-06 12:56 PM   #35 
        - Education vs indoctrination  Finder   Mar-07-06 01:41 PM   #46 
        - There are no "sides" to the truth.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-07-06 02:29 PM   #49 
           - Boy  Nederland   Mar-07-06 03:38 PM   #60 
     - Yes, but the little darling wouldn't have taped the teacher  kevinbgoode   Mar-07-06 04:58 PM   #66 
  - The kid might have been demonized  China_cat   Mar-07-06 11:14 AM   #20 
  - This kid bashes Jehovah's Witnesses! NOTHING is worse than that.  Democrats_win   Mar-07-06 11:16 AM   #23 
  - #1. The Teacher, at NO point was ranting  cryingshame   Mar-07-06 11:16 AM   #24 
  - Whose observable empirical facts?  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:21 AM   #27 
     - Your first "opinion" is very much FACT.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Mar-07-06 02:43 PM   #51 
  - There's just one problem with your hypothetical.  Shakespeare   Mar-07-06 11:19 AM   #26 
  - Yeah really, when the shoe is on the other foot  fishnfla   Mar-07-06 11:22 AM   #29 
  - That's a tricky one, I'll admit  Armstead   Mar-07-06 11:22 AM   #30 
  - Coming in on this late, but any teacher worth his/her salt is going to  sojourner   Mar-07-06 01:09 PM   #39 
  - Thank you. This could be a response to post #15 too. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Mar-07-06 02:50 PM   #53 
  - Read the transcript...  Finder   Mar-07-06 01:32 PM   #44 
  - That's probably right.  Inland   Mar-07-06 04:55 PM   #65 
  - Strangely, if a liberal kid had done this, I would feel the same way.  sinkingfeeling   Mar-07-06 11:57 AM   #34 
  - Agreed -- we would be frothing if it were the other way around. n/t  Katherine Brengle   Mar-07-06 12:58 PM   #36 
  - I taught high school  WilliamPitt   Mar-07-06 01:00 PM   #37 
  - What's propaganda, and what's discussion stimulation?  gratuitous   Mar-07-06 01:07 PM   #38 
  - The line between the two  Donald Ian Rankin   Mar-07-06 01:13 PM   #40 
     - You know the teacher took sides?  gratuitous   Mar-07-06 01:17 PM   #42 
  - I don't like left-wing teachers teaching "Bush is bad"...  Yollam   Mar-07-06 01:16 PM   #41 
  - since mihop threads get locked in GD at DU  mdmc   Mar-07-06 01:18 PM   #43 
  - It was a SOTU discussion  sandnsea   Mar-07-06 01:40 PM   #45 
  - Opening up to discussion of opinions yes....  Armstead   Mar-07-06 03:26 PM   #57 
     - He said "some people say"  sandnsea   Mar-07-06 03:38 PM   #59 
        - If he presented the otehr side with equal force, that's a different matter  Armstead   Mar-07-06 04:39 PM   #63 
           - Well Bush did in the SOTU  sandnsea   Mar-07-06 04:48 PM   #64 
  - If one side has facts and the other side has lies, do they hold the same  Mountainman   Mar-07-06 02:59 PM   #54 
  - Seems to me the kid and his dad were out to get the  walldude   Mar-07-06 03:05 PM   #55 
  - I don't defend that.  Armstead   Mar-07-06 03:27 PM   #58 
  - I wonder how many teachers spoke of Clinton's debacle  dogday   Mar-07-06 03:07 PM   #56 
  - I don't think you can say this until you have heard the full lecture  Book Lover   Mar-07-06 03:40 PM   #61 
  - I think this situation is just an example of how  OhioBlue   Mar-07-06 03:58 PM   #62 
  - Frankly, no...the kid is just a little right wing snot-nosed dipshit...  mitchum   Mar-07-06 05:30 PM   #68 
  - I agree with your last sentence, man,  ulysses   Mar-07-06 05:33 PM   #69 
  - Very narrow. He and his dad set it up. That makes it bogus.  MissMarple   Mar-08-06 12:08 AM   #71 
  - Yes  Texacrat   Mar-08-06 12:13 AM   #72 
  - As I said, he has so corrupted his point by how he responded. It's bogus.  MissMarple   Mar-08-06 12:23 AM   #74 
  - Whatever point the kid had was lost when he failed to inform the teacher  Catrina   Mar-08-06 12:18 AM   #73 

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