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School Confiscates Cupcakes Decorated with Toy Soldiers
http://radio.foxnews.com ^ | 03/07/2013 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 03/07/2013 7:27:32 PM PST by massmike

A Michigan elementary school is defending its decision to confiscate a third-graders batch of homemade cupcakes because the birthday treats were decorated with plastic green Army soldiers.

Casey Fountain told Fox News that the principal of his son’s elementary school called the cupcakes “insensitive” — in light of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

“It disgusted me,” he said. “It’s vile they lump true American heroes with psychopathic killers.”

Fountain’s wife made a batch of 30 chocolate cupcakes for their son Hunter’s classmates at Schall Elementary School in the town of Caro. The 9-year-old helped decorate the treats with plastic figurines representing World War Two soldiers.

The following morning Fountain said his wife delivered the cupcakes to the front office. The secretary complimented her on the decorations and then took the cakes to Hunter’s class.

“About 15 minutes later the school called my wife and told her the couldn’t serve the cupcakes because the soldiers had guns,” Fountain told Fox News. “My wife told them to remove the soldiers and serve the cupcakes anyway — and I believe she may have used more colorful language.”

The school complied and confiscated the soldiers — sending them home with Hunter in a bag.

“I was offended,” Fountain said. “I support our soldiers and what they stand for. These (plastic soldiers) are representations of World War Two soldiers – our greatest generation. If they aren’t allowed in our schools — who is?”

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TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: gungrabbers; homeschool; liberalism; mentaldisorder; michigan; naughtyteacherslist; publicschools; waronguns
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1 posted on 03/07/2013 7:27:34 PM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

It sounds like the sleaze running the indoctrination center don’t support the troops.


2 posted on 03/07/2013 7:30:26 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: massmike

Happy Birthday to you...


3 posted on 03/07/2013 7:30:40 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: massmike
These (plastic soldiers) are representations of World War Two soldiers – our greatest generation. If they aren’t allowed in our schools — who is?”


4 posted on 03/07/2013 7:31:36 PM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: massmike

How about hot cross buns? Even worse?


5 posted on 03/07/2013 7:31:36 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: massmike

Next big war we fight we are F#$%ED so hard.


6 posted on 03/07/2013 7:32:01 PM PST by FreedomStar3028
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To: massmike

Culture war? What culture war? How could we have a culture war in such a tolerant country?


7 posted on 03/07/2013 7:32:01 PM PST by Standing Wolf
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To: massmike

Oh good grief!


8 posted on 03/07/2013 7:37:30 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Our Public Schools are run by Marxist Traitors

Thank you...You Stupid Democrats.


9 posted on 03/07/2013 7:37:50 PM PST by LtKerst
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To: massmike

Commies In Classrooms Alert!


10 posted on 03/07/2013 7:38:20 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: massmike

*&^ing insanity. I am so tired of these progressive birdbrains running our lives & raising our children.


11 posted on 03/07/2013 7:42:38 PM PST by skeeter
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To: massmike
Every day there are two or more stories like this that come from government schools. It is time to fight back.

These f'ing socialist teachers need to be unemployed.

By saying unemployed, I am being very reserved.

12 posted on 03/07/2013 7:42:55 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: massmike
“Living in a democratic society entails respect for opposing opinions,”

That's exactly right, Susan Wright (principal) and whether you like it or not you are living in a free society because of our military. And guess what? They carry guns!

13 posted on 03/07/2013 7:45:23 PM PST by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: GladesGuru
From Communist Goals:

17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers' associations. Put the party line in textbooks.

14 posted on 03/07/2013 7:46:14 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Every day there are two or more stories like this that come from government schools.

Imagine how many more of these stories we never see?

15 posted on 03/07/2013 7:47:36 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: massmike

With his name being Hunter, surprised they allow him to enroll in the school...his name connotates violence and guns and killing!!!


16 posted on 03/07/2013 7:56:14 PM PST by merryberry
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To: massmike

The Marxists are training the children to be hoplophobes. It will make disarmament that much easier in the future.


17 posted on 03/07/2013 7:56:20 PM PST by joshua c (Please dont feed the liberals)
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To: who knows what evil?
Imagine how many more of these stories we never see?

Exactly. Meanwhile, we just sit comfortably in our homes and do nothing other than writing on FR.

We need to use liberal's number one weapon against them - community organizing.

18 posted on 03/07/2013 7:58:09 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: massmike

Yet another one. I’ll say it again. Leftists took over public schools long ago. Absurd crap like this is common place. Decent people do nothing about it and continue to send their kids to these indoctrination centers. Most will say their kids school “is not like that”. Sure.


19 posted on 03/07/2013 8:03:36 PM PST by barefoot_hiker
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To: massmike

Every afternoon after 4 pm I look out my office window and watch the color guard of the high school across the street practicing with their rifles and wonder how much longer that will last.


20 posted on 03/07/2013 8:09:18 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: massmike

I played with toy soldiers when I was a kid, but we did not have school Nazis


21 posted on 03/07/2013 8:11:43 PM PST by geotroy
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To: ClearCase_guy
How about hot cross buns? Even worse?

Of course. But I'm sure crescent rolls are ok :-)

22 posted on 03/07/2013 8:14:38 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Yes, stories like this involving guns or even something as
ambiguous as “gun shapes” are coming thick and fast.
And the more they happen, the more the impression is created
that WE are provoking THEM, and making it inevitable , as though this is something they HAVE to do.


23 posted on 03/07/2013 8:19:56 PM PST by supremedoctrine (It may be that you can't argue with success, but you can still ridicule it.)
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To: massmike

We are seeing before our own eyes the surreptitious takeover of the education system. These indoctrinates were brainwashed a generation ago.

Across the country, these Fluffernutters are teaching children now.

And administering school systems...


24 posted on 03/07/2013 8:22:41 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: supremedoctrine
as though this is something they HAVE to do.

That works both ways. Funny thing ... I have guns. Me and my kids shoot regularly. If they keep pushing this crap, they do need to be scared.

25 posted on 03/07/2013 8:25:20 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: massmike

If they had decorated them with condoms and **** rings it would have been such a hit the school would have declared an annual day for it.


26 posted on 03/07/2013 8:29:32 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: massmike

if that was my kid it would be the last time i would do anything for the school.


27 posted on 03/07/2013 8:35:01 PM PST by 1st Division guy
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To: mylife

yep


28 posted on 03/07/2013 8:38:15 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: massmike

The school would’ve approved if the cupcakes had condoms on top instead.


29 posted on 03/07/2013 8:41:26 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: massmike

OK, I’m going to make green 0bamaMen for kids to shoot with their BB guns.


30 posted on 03/07/2013 8:56:43 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: geotroy

When I wuz a kid we were afraid of nukes, not guns.


31 posted on 03/07/2013 8:58:18 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: massmike

i’m amazed theres a school district left that allows homemade products. i thought it was store bought or nothing these days


32 posted on 03/07/2013 8:58:34 PM PST by vikzilla
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To: massmike

ping for later


33 posted on 03/07/2013 9:04:34 PM PST by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: massmike

at least the school didn’t suspend Hunter 30 times.


34 posted on 03/07/2013 9:08:00 PM PST by stylin19a (obama - Fredo smart)
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To: massmike

Duh, will the same school confiscate food that looks like an Obamadrone?


35 posted on 03/07/2013 9:08:48 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: VeniVidiVici

“How about hot cross buns? Even worse?

Of course. But I’m sure crescent rolls are ok :-) “

Remove the cross, just like Methodist Seminary.

Then they can be happy with their Hot Buns.


36 posted on 03/07/2013 9:09:21 PM PST by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: massmike
  and told her the couldn’t serve the cupcakes because the soldiers had guns

  The tiny plastic guns don't actually fire, but since they look scary, they could be judged to be an 'assault weapon' by using Democrat logic. I think the mother should have served the cupcakes anyway by explaining that the tiny figures on the cakes were actually models of President Obama skeet shooting. Many school kids don't know that Obama goes shooting all the time.
37 posted on 03/07/2013 9:12:08 PM PST by Maurice Tift (You can't stop the signal, Mal. You can never stop the signal.)
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To: massmike

“Our commitment is always to our children and creating a safe place for them to learn, grow and have respectful dialogues about their differences.”

She sure as hell wasn’t respectful of ONE specific point of view.

At least she had the good grace to allow little ‘Hunter’ to keep his name.


38 posted on 03/07/2013 9:15:49 PM PST by Marie ("The last time Democrats gloated this hard after a health care victory, they lost 60 House seats.")
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To: Maurice Tift

>>Many school kids don’t know that Obama goes shooting all the time. <<

ROFLOL!!!


39 posted on 03/07/2013 9:16:48 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: massmike
If mom could have anticipated this absurd reaction.....maybe she should have put some thought into the frosting. *That* would have confused them LOL


40 posted on 03/07/2013 9:20:37 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: Daffynition

Perfect!! Actually I thought the school would’ve chastised her for bringing so much sugar into the classroom. Some schools around here have banned cakes, cupcakes, etc. to celebrate a kid’s birthday. How did I ever make it to the age I am?


41 posted on 03/07/2013 9:27:37 PM PST by azishot (When your life is on the line, lead is worth more than gold.)
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To: Daffynition
and school kids could be entertained with an educational skeet shooting film like the one below:

Our President and his Second Amendment Rights
42 posted on 03/07/2013 9:34:57 PM PST by Maurice Tift (You can't stop the signal, Mal. You can never stop the signal.)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Ms. Susan Wright

Schall Elementary School
325 East Frank St. - Caro, MI 48723
Phone: 989-673-3168 - Fax: 989-672-4684

[Sorry, I couldn't capture her email]

43 posted on 03/07/2013 9:39:10 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: massmike

Heh... Time for Government schools to be disbanded and let the private sector take over... Actually way past time!

Can’t imagine a worse situation than letting your kids go to Public Schools!


44 posted on 03/07/2013 9:55:37 PM PST by Deagle (quo)
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To: azishot

Ms. Wright shoulda have been a teacher in my elementary school.

Boys brought their .22 long rifles to school once a week to participate in a rifle club. Rifles were put in the coat room nest to your coat hook. Some teachers made the boys put their ammo on the teacher’s desk. Most teachers allowed it to rattle around in the kid’s pocket.

To my knowledge, no gun was ever stolen or misused.

We’ve fallen so far and so fast.


45 posted on 03/07/2013 9:55:47 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: Maurice Tift

LOL...priceless! Automatic bullets!!! HAHAHA! The worse kind!


46 posted on 03/07/2013 9:58:07 PM PST by Daffynition (The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted. — D.H.)
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To: massmike; jazusamo; Jim Robinson; RedMDer; DJ MacWoW; musicman; trisham; TheOldLady; ...

Coming next....

47 posted on 03/07/2013 10:18:41 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

Well at least there isn’t a big cloud hand holding it........Yet, anyway.


48 posted on 03/07/2013 10:22:22 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

I love that photo!
LOL.


49 posted on 03/07/2013 10:33:55 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: massmike
Principal Susan Wright released a statement to local media defending the decision. “These are toys that were commonplace in the past,” she wrote. “However, some parents prohibit all guns as toys. In light of that difference, the school offered to replace the soldiers with another item and the soldiers were returned home with the student.....” I'll bet miniature Gay Bob dolls would be allowed. http://www.wiltondriveonline.com/news/gay-bob-doll/
50 posted on 03/07/2013 10:37:29 PM PST by NCcatdaddy
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