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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:17 PM
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Instructor in trouble for Obama remark
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 01:17 PM by proud2Blib
WICHITA | An instructor at Wichita Technical Institute is on administrative leave after a student complained about remarks he made while watching Barack Obama's inauguration on television.



The student said she was so offended by the instructor's remarks Tuesday, that she walked out of the computer networking class. The woman, Danyeal Jackson, said the teacher gave a play-by-play mocking what Obama said in his inauguration address.



Jackson said the instructor questioned the intelligence of those who voted for Obama and asserted that the nation's first black president was elected "because of the color of his skin." She said one other student was upset by the remarks but that she was the only one to complain.

School officials say they are taking the complaint seriously, and that they train their instructors to keep politics out of the classroom.


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geardaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:19 PM
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1. What a jackass.
n/t
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The_Casual_Observer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:20 PM
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2. Hard to imagine anybody pulling a stunt like that.
Must be one weird bastard.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:00 PM
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21. Not hard for me to imagine.
I would say this is typical behavior for Republican teacher. These people are out of their minds. They don't believe Obama is an American citizen. They think he is the anti-Christ. Republicans have been effectively brainwashed.
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:22 PM
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3. Go to Hannity.com, it is the common meme over there that Obama being black helped him out
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roguevalley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:25 PM
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13. What jackasses. I thought they were pushing the idea he wasn't
black enough.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 03:44 PM
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20. No thanks, I will take you word for it.
:)
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Lilyeye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:24 PM
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22. So true. I read (on another board) where one idiot said Obama got into TWH
only because of Affirmative Action. :eyes:
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:28 PM
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23. Ah, the grape, she is so sour!
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:32 PM
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4. You have to question the intelligence
of an Instructor who would foist their tunnel vision on a class viewing the Inauguration of a President.

The students are there and excited about the historic significance and having the teacher hatin' throughout demands someone with more authority looking into the matter.
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:01 PM
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7. Really dumb
I agree.
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WeDidIt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:37 PM
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5. Man, this instructor has it wrong. Obama was not elected because he's black.
Let's face it, Goerge W. Bush fucked up so bad that it allowed a black man with a middle name of Hussein be elected over the Republican, and he could ahve beat ANY Republican after lil' Georgie's fuckups.

Hell, Georgie can't even take a piss without wetting the front of his pants.
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:05 PM
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8. Right..Obama was elected inspite of
his being Black..mainly 'cause he was the smartest MoFo..

But, you really can't be a repuke, freeper, ect, ect if you don't have some disconnect to reality.

I love your new user name..so much more appropriate :P
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SemiCharmedQuark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:05 PM
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9. Wow, first name change I've seen
Nice one :)
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:32 PM
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15. Most excellent name change!
Way to go!

:hi:

Bake
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KingOfLostSouls Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 01:40 PM
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6. Tech School hack mad at higher qualified Harvard Grad
maybe if this stupid fucker had the brains to be a harvard grad like the president, he wouldn't be sitting in bum fuck egypt wearing a clip on tie.
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TTUBatfan2008 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:12 PM
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11. Ahem...
Harvard Law grad. Didn't Bush also graduate from Harvard, but it was from the Business school, not the Law school. And Bush was a C student at said inferior school (business) whereas Obama graduated Magna Cum Laude from said superior school (law).
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:09 PM
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10. "...keep politics out of the classroom..."
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 02:10 PM by SoCalDem
and they watch the inauguration IN class? Doesn;t that INVITE politics into the classroom? ..just sayin'

EVERYONE has a "recording" device on their tvs these days, and if they were so caught up in it all, they have known since Nov 4th, when the event would be, and have had ample time to request the day off, to watch it with friends & family.

Unless it was Civics/Government/History, they should not have even watched it in class..
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:19 PM
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12. It was historic
We watched it at my school. Some schools had big parties. This is a HUGE deal to the African American community. I would imagine this instructor was told to turn it on by his administrators.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:27 PM
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14. If that's the case , he deserves the trouble he brought on himself
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 02:42 PM by SoCalDem
but think back to 1-20-01.. the same situation could have happened ..only reversed..

People who are "political", but operate in the public arena, should keep their feelings to themselves, or recuse themselves if they cannot..
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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:40 PM
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16. I agree wholeheartedly
The idiot could have shown it without the editorial comments.
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1monster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:52 PM
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18. I disagree. The Inauguration is not just politics. It is the peaceful change over
Edited on Wed Jan-21-09 02:54 PM by 1monster
of government/power. It is a cornerstone of our Representative Democracy.

Today, I subbed for a teacher whose class uses computers to do remedial work. He left the passwords for the students, but not the website they needed to log on to (and for some reason, he doesn't let them know how to get to that site).

I found an online video of the Inaugural Address and played it for all classes. We did not discuss the content or circumstances of the speech, but I felt it was important enough for them to see and hear at least a part of the procedings.

The school principal agreed with me.

(On edit: made a typo that does not fly well when one is in the education business. :blush:)
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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 02:47 PM
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17. I didn't vote for "the black guy" !
I voted for "the smart guy".
:patriot:


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FloridaJudy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 03:11 PM
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19. I voted for the Mensch.
Same deal, I suspect.
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chollybocker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 04:34 PM
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24. Kudos to the lone student who walked out of the room.
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glitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 06:23 PM
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25. And now not just his class but everybody reading this knows he's an ahole. Good for you Danyeal. nt
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