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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-24-11 06:57 AM
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5. Thin skinned much?
What happened to the 1st Amendment? He's a public figure and as long as it's not threats, he should STFU!
The student learned that 'She wasn't in America anymore.'

I wish she would refuse to write the apology, and take it to court if she is punished.

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  -KS teen gets in trouble for tweet about governor proud2BlibKansan  Nov-24-11 06:50 AM   #0 
  - Well, he does suck.  hobbit709   Nov-24-11 06:52 AM   #1 
  - Apparently he doesn't want that tweeted.  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 06:54 AM   #2 
     - If only she'd spelled his name correctly -  FoxNewsSucks   Nov-24-11 08:36 AM   #22 
        - And Kansas is spelled BROWNBACKISTAN  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 09:18 AM   #25 
  - I support that kid's right to freedom of speech..  annabanana   Nov-24-11 06:57 AM   #3 
  - Once again we see the rethug's cant take it.  DiverDave   Nov-24-11 06:57 AM   #4 
  - And they think they can control folks  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 07:01 AM   #7 
  - Thin skinned much?  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-24-11 06:57 AM   #5 
  - Her mom was just interviewed on local TV  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 06:59 AM   #6 
  - I'd tweet something right now that  Are_grits_groceries   Nov-24-11 07:01 AM   #8 
  - This is way way more than "blowing it out of proportion".  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-24-11 07:13 AM   #13 
     - Mom doesn't seem pleased  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 07:33 AM   #16 
  - She should frame it the way Repubs frame their "apologies"  csziggy   Nov-24-11 10:16 AM   #41 
  - Awwwww...poor brownback got his widdle feelings hurt......  AnOhioan   Nov-24-11 07:03 AM   #9 
  - there needs to be a Gov. Brownback Sucks facebook page.  piratefish08   Nov-24-11 07:05 AM   #10 
  - Here's the first one that came up in a search:  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 07:09 AM   #11 
  - I hope this conforms to the Law of Unintended Results  Cirque du So-What   Nov-24-11 07:12 AM   #12 
  - She should send an essay regarding the meaning of the First Amendment and Freedom of Speech.  baldguy   Nov-24-11 07:20 AM   #14 
  - She didn't threaten Brownback's life. She exercised her First Amendment Right to Expression  no_hypocrisy   Nov-24-11 07:21 AM   #15 
  - His supporters have invaded that article I linked  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 08:02 AM   #17 
  - Mr. Krawitz, I beg to disagree...  hootinholler   Nov-24-11 08:11 AM   #18 
  - It's all over local media  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 08:14 AM   #19 
  - Pukes = Fascists.  Odin2005   Nov-24-11 08:29 AM   #20 
  - I believe we now call assults on our civil liberties like this  OffWithTheirHeads   Nov-24-11 08:32 AM   #21 
  - From what I gather the school sponsered the trip  dsc   Nov-24-11 08:40 AM   #23 
  - A friend who is a retired principal just posted this on Facebook:  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 09:21 AM   #26 
  - You are wrong about this. They have no right to demand an apology for their opinion.  Logical   Nov-24-11 09:26 AM   #27 
  - The principal was right to tell her the governor was upset  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 09:47 AM   #30 
     - I agree.  Logical   Nov-24-11 10:00 AM   #34 
        - A letter is a bit much, but its understandable to have a sit down with her- nt  cecilfirefox   Nov-24-11 01:17 PM   #53 
  - It sounds more like they were herded in and forced to listen to Brownbacks propaganda  Major Nikon   Nov-24-11 09:32 AM   #29 
  - Ok, I can be blunt  hootinholler   Nov-24-11 10:04 AM   #35 
  - "nearly everyone in this thread would surmise the school district agreed with the tweet"  Occulus   Nov-24-11 10:16 AM   #40 
     - I have one word for you NASCAR  dsc   Nov-24-11 10:52 AM   #43 
        - I stayed out of those threads.  xmas74   Nov-24-11 11:28 AM   #47 
           - So did I  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 01:09 PM   #50 
              - You too!  xmas74   Nov-24-11 03:39 PM   #54 
  - Here is the principals work email address. I just sent him a note!!  Logical   Nov-24-11 09:14 AM   #24 
  - Great idea. Also if you're on Twitter, send a shout to Emma  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 10:09 AM   #36 
  - Her apology should simply say ... "I'm sorry that you suck."  JoePhilly   Nov-24-11 09:26 AM   #28 
  - I am sorry that you are so thin-skinned that  left is right   Nov-24-11 09:47 AM   #31 
  - Thanks! Sent that out in a tweet to Emma.  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 10:10 AM   #37 
  - Exactly. This is one apology that should be nothing of the sort  Occulus   Nov-24-11 10:18 AM   #42 
  - Coerced "apologies" aren't worth the paper they're written on.  BiggJawn   Nov-24-11 09:50 AM   #32 
  - "..made mean comments at gov. brownback and told him sucked, in person..."  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-24-11 09:57 AM   #33 
  - I'm guessing his office will find plenty of postings w/ the governor's name in the days ahead  fishwax   Nov-24-11 10:11 AM   #38 
  - That is indeed the plan.  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 10:52 AM   #44 
     - lol -- the #heblowsalot hash tag will save them some time  fishwax   Nov-24-11 11:45 AM   #48 
  - To email the Kansas Governors media person use this "Media@ks.gov"  Logical   Nov-24-11 10:12 AM   #39 
  - Looks to me like Brownback has proved her correct.  Downwinder   Nov-24-11 11:16 AM   #45 
  - Yes it does.  proud2BlibKansan   Nov-24-11 11:27 AM   #46 
     - But he can sure pick a no win situation. Well, blame on the staff.  Downwinder   Nov-24-11 11:46 AM   #49 
  - As a student in Lawrence- University of Kansas, I'll say this,  cecilfirefox   Nov-24-11 01:11 PM   #51 
  - Tweet the message, you will hear from him. n/t  Downwinder   Nov-24-11 01:17 PM   #52 
  - What bullshit!  lonestarnot   Nov-27-11 09:35 PM   #55 
 

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