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eagertolearn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-01-09 02:32 PM
Response to Reply #17
18. Thank-You!
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  -School play canceled. Is there separation of church and state? eagertolearn  Mar-01-09 01:37 PM   #0 
  - how sad  JitterbugPerfume   Mar-01-09 01:40 PM   #1 
  - This might be the only real truth those students learn about education in America.  billyoc   Mar-01-09 01:40 PM   #2 
  - Wow!  Texasgal   Mar-01-09 01:41 PM   #3 
  - We did. The director appealed the decision and all sides were heard.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 01:50 PM   #9 
     - Oh how horrible.  Texasgal   Mar-01-09 02:01 PM   #11 
        - My daughter will survive if the play doesn't happen but  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 02:10 PM   #14 
           - Oh, I agree that there is a larger issue.  Texasgal   Mar-01-09 02:15 PM   #15 
           - here's a suggestion. put the play on in your backyard  orleans   Mar-01-09 11:28 PM   #56 
              - We have thought about outside but our weather is unpredictable here.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 11:37 PM   #57 
  - This is the basest, baldest censorship I have seen in months..  annabanana   Mar-01-09 01:42 PM   #4 
  - Thank-You for posting the article! There is also a great u-tube video  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 02:07 PM   #13 
     - I think this is it.  kdpeters   Mar-01-09 02:56 PM   #24 
     - Here is another video from the board meeting.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 06:04 PM   #52 
     - It's an important story, but I want you to learn to post links.  NYC_SKP   Mar-01-09 05:10 PM   #43 
        - Thanks. I did it once someplace else but then couldn't remember how I did it!  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 05:29 PM   #45 
        - You're welcome!  NYC_SKP   Mar-01-09 06:13 PM   #54 
        - This is an example of why I think most DUers are very nice people.  Obamanaut   Mar-01-09 05:39 PM   #46 
           - It's for our community!  NYC_SKP   Mar-01-09 06:12 PM   #53 
  - TO THE PRESS WITH THEE! n/t  pepperbear   Mar-01-09 01:45 PM   #5 
  - Picasso at the Lapin Agile  G_j   Mar-01-09 01:46 PM   #6 
  - youtube has the play up (from the northside theater company)  orleans   Mar-01-09 11:41 PM   #58 
     - Thanks, orleans, for the youtube link to the entire play.  troubleinwinter   Mar-02-09 01:46 PM   #78 
  - I hope all cast, crew and supporters of the production will be boycotting  tosh   Mar-01-09 01:47 PM   #7 
  - We are being stifled. Thank you all for responding.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 01:54 PM   #10 
  - Turn the tables on the bastards. File formal complaints along with signed petitions  bertman   Mar-01-09 01:49 PM   #8 
  - We handed them signed petitions but "we" are out numbered here.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 02:02 PM   #12 
     - good grief while you're there  mimitabby   Mar-02-09 10:46 AM   #69 
        - You can kind of understand our town a little better after looking at how the poll was answered!  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 03:50 PM   #80 
  - Such iditots!  Bluenorthwest   Mar-01-09 02:19 PM   #16 
  - Off to Greatest you go  katanalori   Mar-01-09 02:31 PM   #17 
     - Thank-You!  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 02:32 PM   #18 
  - I've never understood the fundie mindset.  Lyric   Mar-01-09 02:41 PM   #19 
  - Me thinks this is their response to complaining about nativity scenes....  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Mar-01-09 02:49 PM   #21 
  - I recall Jesus saying a lot about the need for vengance.  rolltideroll   Mar-01-09 03:00 PM   #26 
  - Their true ambition is theocracy. Censorship is only one step towards the dark side. {nt}  Yukari Yakumo   Mar-02-09 12:46 AM   #62 
  - I'm with you.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 11:24 AM   #73 
  - Here is the YouTube video of how the students feel  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 02:47 PM   #20 
  - School prayer  rolltideroll   Mar-01-09 02:53 PM   #22 
  - Contact Steve Martin? or  Tesha   Mar-01-09 02:53 PM   #23 
  - We don't have a Unitarian church and now probably all the churches are in support of the ban!  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 03:00 PM   #25 
  - Really?  Celebration   Mar-01-09 03:14 PM   #27 
  - I don't think anyone wants to ruffle feathers around here.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 03:16 PM   #28 
     - You do understand that, to win this, a lot of feathers will have to be ruffled, right?  Tesha   Mar-01-09 03:48 PM   #33 
        - Yes and there are a few people that are willing to ruffle feathers and can without a risk.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 05:46 PM   #48 
  - cripes!  Tesha   Mar-01-09 03:17 PM   #29 
     - They have two big churches but I believe 4 wards but for the most part they are  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 04:15 PM   #34 
  - We've tried to contact Steve Martin but I don't know if that would  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 04:25 PM   #36 
  - What about a Unitarian Universalist church in the area? We put on  Maraya1969   Mar-01-09 03:26 PM   #30 
  - I was thinking along the same lines  prole_for_peace   Mar-01-09 05:47 PM   #49 
  - I checked and the nearest one is 80 miles away in Washington.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 11:22 AM   #72 
  - Do you have a large park or a supporter with a large open place?  MikeE   Mar-01-09 03:26 PM   #31 
  - My daughter said that movie is at blockbusteers. We'll go get it tonight. thanks.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 04:53 PM   #41 
  - excellent and timely movie on this exact subject  liskddksil   Mar-02-09 12:45 AM   #61 
  - Coincidentally, I just checked that out of the library yesterday afternoon and..  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 11:21 AM   #71 
  - first, I would talk to the aclu.  blueraven95   Mar-01-09 03:37 PM   #32 
  - We tried to rent a space to perform it in  westbound   Mar-01-09 04:20 PM   #35 
  - 'Haven't read or seen this play but it surely does feel like an infestation  saltpoint   Mar-01-09 04:27 PM   #37 
  - Yes it is a public school  westbound   Mar-01-09 04:29 PM   #38 
     - Well, then, the fundies who shut the play down should be  saltpoint   Mar-01-09 04:34 PM   #39 
  - I wonder if the Supt. will cancel school if a teacher puts up Christmas lights?  RiverStone   Mar-01-09 04:52 PM   #40 
  - Has anybody contacted the ACLU or Americans United? If this is a public school, it seems like a  Pushed To The Left   Mar-01-09 04:59 PM   #42 
  - Yes they have been e-mailed. Another parent is working on that.  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 05:25 PM   #44 
  - There is? I don't see it.  anonymous171   Mar-02-09 11:52 AM   #75 
  - I posted the YouTube link as my Facebook profile, and my right-wing nutjob "friend" replied thusly:  bbernardini   Mar-01-09 05:41 PM   #47 
  - We ought to start that rumor and see what happens. n/t  prole_for_peace   Mar-01-09 05:48 PM   #50 
  - Thats funny. She is right ,there are a lot of plays but this is the one  eagertolearn   Mar-01-09 05:54 PM   #51 
  - K&R  Wednesdays   Mar-01-09 10:52 PM   #55 
  - Did they object to specific scenes or the whole thing?  Cid_B   Mar-01-09 11:56 PM   #59 
  - From what I understood she wanted to censor parts of more than half the pages.  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 12:11 AM   #60 
  - A couple of location suggestions . . .  jazz78   Mar-02-09 01:26 AM   #63 
  - Most of the EOU professors support freedom of speech and believe  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 08:35 AM   #66 
  - about the people who did sign this petition, are they all parents of those in the local high school?  1   Mar-02-09 01:48 AM   #64 
  - There is a combination of both. Most of the people who spoke  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 08:38 AM   #67 
     - Cave  discount moralist   Mar-02-09 12:01 PM   #76 
  - My school did Picasso at the Lapin Agile last year  uberllama42   Mar-02-09 02:17 AM   #65 
  - Thanks. That was the word the only word director took out.  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 08:41 AM   #68 
  - I am sorry the nearest UU church is about 80 miles away from La Grande.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 11:20 AM   #70 
  - There is a UCC church 40 miles away in Enterprise.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 11:27 AM   #74 
  - This is a problem of superintendent duties and not one of separation of church and state.  aikoaiko   Mar-02-09 12:07 PM   #77 
  - Close one and why it's usually not an easy call.  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 03:50 PM   #79 
     - Thanks. Thats how I felt and many from the community have  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 03:55 PM   #81 
  - Great news! I just went to a budget meeting at the college and it was standing room only  eagertolearn   Mar-02-09 04:04 PM   #82 
     - Brilliant!  Pacifist Patriot   Mar-02-09 06:37 PM   #83 
     - Steve Martin would love this  condoleeza   Mar-02-09 06:52 PM   #84 
        - Thanks for the info. A few people have tried to contact him  eagertolearn   Mar-03-09 09:11 AM   #85 
           - His Publicist would be the one to take this on  condoleeza   Mar-03-09 08:56 PM   #86 
              - Update on play- college democrats step up to back play when college president said no.  eagertolearn   Mar-04-09 12:45 PM   #87 
 

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