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Florida Atlantic University Reinstates "Jesus Stomp" Instructor
NBC Miami ^

Posted on 06/25/2013 10:35:47 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Deandre Poole will return to Florida Atlantic University after being placed on administrative leave.

Florida Atlantic University has reinstated an instructor who had students stomp on pieces of paper with "Jesus" written on them as part of a lesson.

The school announced Friday that 32-year-old Deandre Poole would return to teach summer classes, as well as the next academic year. The Palm Beach Post reports that he will only teach online through the rest of 2013 because of safety concerns. Officials said in March that he would be placed on paid administrative leave for safety reasons and to prevent disruption of the university's activities.

“Jesus” Stomp Just the Latest Bizarre Teachable Moment News of the lesson earlier this year provoked a strong reaction, including a request by Gov. Rick Scott that university officials investigate.

Poole has previously explained that the point of the lesson was to show the power of words, not denigrate Christianity.


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1 posted on 06/25/2013 10:35:47 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

well, that’s progress.


2 posted on 06/25/2013 10:37:08 AM PDT by schm0e ("we are in the midst of a coup.")
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To: nickcarraway
The school announced Friday that 32-year-old Deandre Poole would return to teach summer classes, as well as the next academic year. The Palm Beach Post reports that he will only teach online through the rest of 2013 because of safety concerns. Officials said in March that he would be placed on paid administrative leave for safety reasons and to prevent disruption of the university's activities.

Whose safety? The students or the teachers?

3 posted on 06/25/2013 10:42:07 AM PDT by Alex Murphy
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4 posted on 06/25/2013 10:42:32 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Electorate data confirms Resolute Conservative voted for Soetoro)
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To: nickcarraway
Find
Another
University

5 posted on 06/25/2013 10:42:32 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: nickcarraway

Anyone up for the Mohammad stomp? Sounds like a good ‘ol boy dance.


6 posted on 06/25/2013 10:43:39 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: nickcarraway

“Poole has previously explained that the point of the lesson was to show the power of words, not denigrate Christianity”

Then, DEANDRE, will have no objection to his photo being blown up and stomped on by a ton of students-—or might that be RACIST?


7 posted on 06/25/2013 10:46:11 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: nickcarraway

Some disciplinary measure. I’m sure he is very sorry for his transgression and has vowed to be more open and supportive of Christianity, especially after the serious punishment aassigned him. /s


8 posted on 06/25/2013 10:46:33 AM PDT by Faith
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To: nickcarraway

Sure. And if he had chosen another historical religions figure, prominent in the middle east?
His head would be in one room and his body in another.


9 posted on 06/25/2013 10:52:13 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: freeangel

“DEANDRE, will have no objection to his photo being blown up and stomped on by a ton of students”

That would be awesome.


10 posted on 06/25/2013 10:53:02 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: SkyDancer

If a teacher did something like that he’d have to be fired.


11 posted on 06/25/2013 10:53:31 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: freeangel
“Poole has previously explained that the point of the lesson was to show the power of words, not denigrate Christianity”

Paula Deen says her use of the N- word was to show the power of words, not to denigrate Blacks.

12 posted on 06/25/2013 10:55:07 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: N. Theknow

“Paula Deen says her use of the N- word was to show the power of words, not to denigrate Blacks.”

Hahaha! Well done.


13 posted on 06/25/2013 11:00:19 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: nickcarraway

Your tax dollars at work, FL. Would you pay to have that sullen SOB teaching students if you had a choice?


14 posted on 06/25/2013 11:02:17 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: A.A. Cunningham
Florida Atlantic, is a public university located in Boca Raton, Florida with five satellite campuses located in the Florida. Mr. Poole is most likely a Socialist. As a result of his interest in politics, he prides himself in being actively engaged in civic affairs. Currently, Dr. Poole serves as a precinct captain for Precinct 7021 in West Palm Beach, as a club officer for the Together We Stand Democratic Club, and a member of the West Palm Beach Democratic Club. His political activities involve community empowerment, and working with community leaders and elected officials to insure the needs of all people.

Remember Sami Amin Al-Arian, the a Palestinian-American civil rights activist? Keep you eye on this man, Deandre Poole, could Mr Poole be a Community Organizer, a Communist?

15 posted on 06/25/2013 11:07:28 AM PDT by yoe
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To: nickcarraway

Right - they can kill us, bring down our buildings but the politicians bend over backwards not to hurt their precious little feelings.


16 posted on 06/25/2013 11:07:41 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: nickcarraway

I wonder if a teacher giving a “Mohamed Stomp” lesson would receive the same treatment.


17 posted on 06/25/2013 11:24:52 AM PDT by HapaxLegamenon
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To: HapaxLegamenon
I wonder if a teacher giving a “Mohamed Stomp” lesson would receive the same treatment.

Let's just say they wouldn't be around long enough to be reinstated.

18 posted on 06/25/2013 11:25:31 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway
No malicious anti-Christian deed goes unrewarded.

If that's a school funded with taxpayer dollars, someone needs to find an assault lawyer and file a religious discrimination law suit, I'd say.

19 posted on 06/25/2013 11:25:48 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: HapaxLegamenon

Kind of hard to teach without a head.


20 posted on 06/25/2013 11:25:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

This is comparable to requiring black students to write the “n” word across a picture of Martin Luther King, Jr., then to step on the picture. How could anyone possibly be offended by that? After all, it’s just a classroom exercise.


21 posted on 06/25/2013 11:32:23 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: freeangel

“Then, DEANDRE, will have no objection to his photo being blown up and stomped on by a ton of students-—or might that be RACIST?”

You mean, “Then DEANDRE will have no objection to a picture of Mohammed blown up and stomped on by a ton of students.”

Guy’s a coward.


22 posted on 06/25/2013 11:33:45 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: yoe

“Remember Sami Amin Al-Arian, the a Palestinian-American civil rights activist? Keep you eye on this man, Deandre Poole, could Mr Poole be a Community Organizer, a Communist? . . . “

And future President of the United States.

Right, Barack, or whatever your name really is?


23 posted on 06/25/2013 11:36:46 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: nickcarraway

dpoole3@fau.edu


24 posted on 06/25/2013 11:40:56 AM PDT by Kazan
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To: nickcarraway

Leftists like him are just starving for a knuckle sandwich.


25 posted on 06/25/2013 11:46:09 AM PDT by Bullish (Psalm 46)
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To: freeangel
Then, DEANDRE, will have no objection to his photo being blown up and stomped on by a ton of students-—or might that be RACIST?

Or writing the N-word on a piece of paper and handing it to him. That would be no more or less offensive than what this moron was asking Christian students to do.

26 posted on 06/25/2013 11:52:58 AM PDT by Kazan
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To: nickcarraway

Paula Deen out!
Deandre Poole in! (yes this is a dude named Deandre)


27 posted on 06/25/2013 12:05:26 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: nickcarraway

Someone should litter the campus with stomp notes—fill in the blank.


28 posted on 06/25/2013 12:10:46 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: dfwgator

“Kind of hard to teach without a head.”

In the instant case, arguably the ‘perfesser’ isn’t using his head and would be able to perform at his usual work load and job efficiency with or without his head.

Indeed, since he is both a Democrat and a socialist, a case can be made that having a head could be a disadvantage. After all many Academentia sufferers derive little bebnfit from their heads and society derives even less benefit from such “minds”.


29 posted on 06/25/2013 12:17:58 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: SkyDancer

30 posted on 06/25/2013 12:25:09 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Saved it. Now to put the music Havala Nagila to it .... in a most spiritedly fashion.


31 posted on 06/25/2013 12:42:10 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: nickcarraway

Think about that while you’re job hunting. :)


32 posted on 06/25/2013 2:00:25 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Alex Murphy

You know for the professor’s safety. After all, we hear how the Islamist world “respects” their “prophet” Jesus. Maybe they would see it upon themselves to wage jihad on this professor for disrespecting a “Islamic prophet”.


33 posted on 06/25/2013 2:05:27 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: nickcarraway

Can we hold a “Stomp the Instructor” event?


34 posted on 06/25/2013 2:05:46 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: nickcarraway

Just to make a point.....

I wonder what would happen if one were to to enroll in his class, then bring a Koran to class, spit on it, and invite Muslims to do the same?


35 posted on 06/25/2013 2:05:49 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

He look like a nice, pleasant person to be around. Oh wait, never mind.


36 posted on 06/25/2013 6:31:14 PM PDT by matt04
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To: nickcarraway

If he had done a mooohammed stomp, he would have been fired. (and then killed by muslims)


37 posted on 06/25/2013 8:00:14 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: HapaxLegamenon

I suspect the guy will pack and leave within a year. The problem is that kids will walk in and refer to him as the “Jesus-stomper” on a daily basis. When you get a reputation like this....it only makes you look foolish. You can’t even walk into the professor’s pub to sip a brew...without the other guys noting that the Jesus-stomper has arrived.


38 posted on 06/26/2013 4:38:10 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks nickcarraway.


39 posted on 06/26/2013 4:44:47 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: nickcarraway

If Deandre Poole had used the “N” word in class - and had all his students use the “N” word - as a ‘lesson’ - he would be just as quickly returned to Florida Atlantic University. Right? No double standard, right?

Hey you New York Times suck-ups... am I right or what?


40 posted on 06/26/2013 6:10:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (... liberal anger - - the privileged wheeze of entitled brats ... Greenfield)
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