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EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: NC STUDENT WHO VIDEOTAPED PRO-OBAMA SCREAMING TEACHER FACES HARASSMENT
breitbart.com ^ | June 24, 2012 | Wm Bigelow

Posted on 06/25/2012 12:11:54 AM PDT by Ken H

Remember one month ago, when a high-school junior in the Rowan-Salisbury school district in North Carolina videotaped his teacher yelling at another student that he was being disrespectful for criticizing Barack Obama and that his behavior was a criminal offense?

The young man who did the videotaping had a hellish time finishing the school year. In an interview with Breitbart News, the young man’s sister described the ensuing weeks after the videotape. She said that some of the other students have said they are out to get the young man; the teacher, Tanya Dixon-Neely, has relatives who are students in the school.

The young man’s family, fearing for his safety, requested for the young man to finish the last three weeks of school at home, but the school refused. Instead, the school offered for the young man to come to school after the other students were already in class, be secluded from other students during the school day and leave before school ended.

According to the videotaper’s sister, not only did the school authorities reject the appeal for home-schooling, they gave him a suspension on his school record for videotaping in the classroom -- the first suspension ever issued for such an action, despite the fact that other students have also videotaped on school grounds.

The young man’s sister stated that assistant principal Antoine Brisbon said to her brother, “That was a very stupid thing you did. You have damaged the school. Our staff is taking a beating because our phones are nonstop. This is all over the country.” She also said that after the video was released, Tanya Dixon-Neely started making indirect remarks at the young man accusing him of stabbing her in the back.

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1 posted on 06/25/2012 12:12:07 AM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H

Just what does it take for a teacher to be fired these days?
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Have sex with a 7th Grader....... maybe......


2 posted on 06/25/2012 12:23:59 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

keyboard spew alert


3 posted on 06/25/2012 12:31:41 AM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: Ken H

I like it, all conservative publications that we know will not be published in the mainstream media should begin with “EXCLUSIVE”


4 posted on 06/25/2012 12:33:21 AM PDT by Haddit
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To: Ken H

assistant principal Antoine Brisbon

AA baby.


5 posted on 06/25/2012 12:33:37 AM PDT by NoLibZone (I trust Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney, Cain, Perry, Bachman : I trust their judgment on their 2012 pick.)
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To: Ken H

I sure wouldn’t need some Central Office bureaucrat’s permission to home-school. WTF?


6 posted on 06/25/2012 12:35:09 AM PDT by Prospero
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To: Ken H

North Rowan High School, Principal Darrell McDowell, telephone 704-636-4420, address: 300 N. Whitehead Ave., Spencer, NC 28159, e-mail: mcdowelldg@rss.k12.nc.us Fax: 704-639-3033

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Rowan-Salisbury School District, Superintendent Dr. Judy Grissom, telephone 704-630-6102, address: 314 N. Ellis Street, Salisbury, NC 28144, e-mail: grissomjs@rss.k12.nc.us Fax: 704-630-6129

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Rowan-Salisbury School District, Asst. Supt./HR (Human Resources) Delores Morris, telephone: 704-630-6084, address: 314 N. Ellis Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 e-mail: morrisdb@rss.k12.nc.us Fax: 704-633-8514


7 posted on 06/25/2012 12:35:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: Ken H
I do believe I'd be suing the school and making a very public spectacle of it all. If the school wants to play hardball, I'd play hardball. Particularly after the school is only worried about its image instead of honestly correcting what it is doing wrong.
8 posted on 06/25/2012 12:37:22 AM PDT by DB
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To: Ken H
The young man’s sister stated that assistant principal Antoine Brisbon said to her brother, “That was a very stupid thing you did. You have damaged the school. Our staff is taking a beating because our phones are nonstop. This is all over the country.”

Yep these petty bureaucrats don’t like their little fiefdoms disturbed by the little peons.

This kid is walking around with a target on his back. The Leftist kids in school are out to get him and the administration is less than sympathetic to his plight.

Hopefully somebody with bucks will see this and give him a free ride at a private school.

9 posted on 06/25/2012 12:39:58 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Ken H

“That was a very stupid thing you did. You have damaged the school. Our staff is taking a beating because our phones are nonstop. This is all over the country.”

As Calvin Coolidge once said, “Tou don’t have to explain anything you don’t say”

If you don’t play stupid games you don’t win stupid prizes. {I am refering to the teacher in this instance}


10 posted on 06/25/2012 12:43:36 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Ken H

If they were going to be stupid and send the kid back to the school, they should have had the boy secretly record the meeting with the principal. And then broadcast that. But I guess they would have had to have been a little bit smart to do that.

However, if they had been totally smart, they wouldn’t have sent him back to such a cesspool of non learning. Maybe they’ll learn and get him out of there next year if he still has more years left before he graduates.


11 posted on 06/25/2012 12:47:30 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Ken H

“Assistant principal Antoine Brisbon said to her brother, “That was a very stupid thing you did. You have damaged the school. Our staff is taking a beating because our phones are nonstop. This is all over the country.”

That’s what Gov Wallace said to Ruby Bridges.

Antoine Brisbon is trying to quash the rights of this young man because of his color.


12 posted on 06/25/2012 12:49:25 AM PDT by NoLibZone (I trust Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney, Cain, Perry, Bachman : I trust their judgment on their 2012 pick.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Disrespecting the President is now a Criminal Offense?

It really is an absolute shame that All of us here at FR couldn’t just suspend our lives and get enrolled at that school in that particular teacher’s classes.

Disrespect? I’m minded of Inigo Montoya in the flick Princess Bride where he tells Vizzini, who keeps describing his reverses as, inconceivable,

“I do not think that word means what you think it means.”


13 posted on 06/25/2012 12:50:28 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Ken H

If this school has an anti-bullying policy, then the staff is not enforcing it. Perhaps the parents’ legal advisor wants to give them enough rope to hang themselves.


14 posted on 06/25/2012 1:02:01 AM PDT by ryderann
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To: ryderann

His parents need make sure he is not in that school next year. No matter what they have to sacrifice to do it. The racists will eat him alive and the school managment will cheer them on. I’ve seen liberal packs of ‘educators’ in action working to harm targeted students. They will try to keep him out of college, too.


15 posted on 06/25/2012 1:31:46 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

You’re right! I live in NC also, and have seen this happen in my county. If you are in good political standing, your child will get excellent grades and the scholarships will be directed to him/her. If you are not in good political standing, your child will be bullied and harassed, given poor grades, labeled a trouble-maker, perhaps forced to take mind altering drugs.


16 posted on 06/25/2012 1:48:44 AM PDT by ryderann
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To: ryderann

That is happening all over the country, not just here in NC. The NEA needs to be destroyed; parents need to control schools once again.


17 posted on 06/25/2012 2:06:16 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: ryderann

“perhaps forced to take mind altering drugs.”

Yes, and it’s gotten way beyond merely ‘out of control’.

The Super State doesn’t take kindly to being told no.
http://www.ahrp.org/cms/content/view/790/9/

They didn’t just send the Police. They sent a SWAT Team to grab a one-legged 13 yr old girl claiming they were afraid she’d run away.

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2011/08/08/tangled-web-in-godboldo-case-drug-cos-private-and-public-agencies-judge-dhs-all-benefit-from-child-abduction/


18 posted on 06/25/2012 2:19:19 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Ken H
All white students should leave the school.

How are you supposed to "learn" when the "teachers" are dumber than the students?

19 posted on 06/25/2012 2:46:21 AM PDT by Post5203 (Newter 0bama...The real Axis of Evil...Washington, New York City and Hollywood.)
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To: Ken H

This is Penn State all over again. The only difference is the teacher (with the administration’s blessing) was raping these students’ minds rather than their bodies.


20 posted on 06/25/2012 3:06:32 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: Ken H

This kid needs to organize some kind of legal defense drive on the internet. I will donate to that cause, if I am convinced it’s going towards an actual legal fund and not just an “extended vacation” like the money for the harassed bus monitor.

I have nothing against the bus monitor or the people who sent her a half million dollars but let’s think for a moment about the difference between these two cases:

1) the kid was exercising his freedom of speech and calling the country’s attention to an example of how bad the government schools are in our nation and now is being stepped on my the authorities for his actions

2) the bus monitor wasn’t doing her job (the exact nature of which is completely unclear) but was viciously attacked by some young thugs

I’m not criticizing those sticking up for the bus monitor. I am saying that if the bus monitor deserves to get half a million for an “extended vacation”, this freedom fighting teenager deserves a darned good legal defense fund.


21 posted on 06/25/2012 3:07:13 AM PDT by samtheman (http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jun/21/obamas-socialist-designs/)
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To: Ken H
Sounds like Antoine Brisbon needs a few hundred more calls and some encouragement to do something else for a living.
22 posted on 06/25/2012 3:43:20 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Ken H

The parents could sue the school board, school admins and the teacher to have the suspension removed from the record and to guarantee cooperation with the school to end any retaliation against the student.

I suspect they don’t have the money for such a suit.


23 posted on 06/25/2012 3:57:53 AM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: Truth29

“Sounds like Antoine Brisbon needs a few hundred more calls and some encouragement to do something else for a living”

Probably won’t do any good at this moment as summer break started a couple of weeks ago.


24 posted on 06/25/2012 4:00:41 AM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: Prospero

“I sure wouldn’t need some Central Office bureaucrat’s permission to home-school. WTF?”

You would if you wanted him to still get non-failing grades from the school (remember, they have his Social Security number). Also, three weeks were left when this happened.

For the next year, yes, home school is not this school’s business, but no diploma from them. Best to transfer at this point, and try to get the kid through high school as normally as possible, so that he can apply to colleges.


25 posted on 06/25/2012 4:02:41 AM PDT by BobL
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To: NoLibZone

What the hell does an ‘assistant principal’ do, anyway? Fire the idiot, and lower property taxes a bit.


26 posted on 06/25/2012 4:07:07 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Ken H

Big lawsuit should be coming their way. Instittionalized hostile environment. Lots of underemployed lawyers should be chomping at the bit on this one.


27 posted on 06/25/2012 4:13:38 AM PDT by grayhog
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To: bjorn14

“That was a very stupid thing you did. You have damaged the school. Our staff is taking a beating because our phones are nonstop. This is all over the country.”

So now we have a new Fascist Hitler Youth to worry about too?


28 posted on 06/25/2012 4:19:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Pontiac

I wouldn’t describe those out to get him as “leftist kids”. They’re in the same “club” as the teacher. This is no longer about politics. It’s now about race.


29 posted on 06/25/2012 4:32:09 AM PDT by Terry Mross (To My Liberal Kinfolk: Don't call, email or write until you've gotten your brain fixed.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

There are some on these forums who will cheer that.


30 posted on 06/25/2012 4:34:34 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Ken H

Someone should start a fund for him just like they did for the bus lady and the girl who was jailed in Texas for truancy by that idiot judge.

The comments on the bottom of the article are scathing, as usual.


31 posted on 06/25/2012 4:41:43 AM PDT by goldi
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To: Ken H

I don’t think you people realize this is how the Obama “brown shirts” act. INTIMIDATION and FEAR are their only means to an end.

If Obama wins reelection, get used to it for it will be the ground rule to ensure another Dem gets elected for President after Obama’s rule, if we have any elections at all then.


32 posted on 06/25/2012 4:49:46 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Ken H
The young man’s sister stated that assistant principal Antoine Brisbon said to her brother, “That was a very stupid thing you did. You have damaged the school. Our staff is taking a beating because our phones are nonstop. This is all over the country.”

HE did not damage the school... the TEACHER did. of course, i would NEVER expect any teacher / progressive to see it that way.

i would also submit that the teachers in that school have been encouraging the attacks on the student... as evident by the asst. principal's attitude.

the FACT is politics should not have been brought up in class, unless it was a political class (in high school?)

33 posted on 06/25/2012 5:09:25 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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Instead, the school offered for the young man to come to school after the other students were already in class, be secluded from other students during the school day and leave before school ended.

When was the last time you 'respected' a drunken bully - and member of the Longshoreman's union? Teacher's are equally 'charming'...

34 posted on 06/25/2012 5:10:41 AM PDT by GOPJ (The 'doting court eunuchs' of the MSM fail to notice...)
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To: sten
i would also submit that the teachers in that school have been encouraging the attacks on the student... as evident by the asst. principal's attitude.

You're right - so-called 'educators' have created a hostile environment for learning. The young man could sue them - the best way to deal with bullies is to fight back with everything you've got... He's not attending a school - he's an inmate at an indoctrination center and a mean one at that.

He's one brave kid - my hat's off to him.

35 posted on 06/25/2012 5:16:57 AM PDT by GOPJ (The 'doting court eunuchs' of the MSM fail to notice...)
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To: NoLibZone

http://www.nrhscavaliers.com/studentofthemonth.html

Antoine Brisbon feigning racial harmony


36 posted on 06/25/2012 5:35:28 AM PDT by Postman
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To: Ken H

Antoine Brisbon — if Obama had an assistant principal.


37 posted on 06/25/2012 6:02:17 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

The ‘doting court eunuchs’ of the MSM wil fail to notice this story... They’re out there busily looking for some gay student who was mildly (maybe) offended ( possibly)...


38 posted on 06/25/2012 6:04:43 AM PDT by GOPJ (The 'doting court eunuchs' of the MSM fail to notice...)
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To: Ken H
A freedom loving society, rational people, responsible parents do not force their children to endure the "care" of such a system as a required part of childhood.

What the hell happened to us?

Where's the Reset button?

It is time to reboot the system to the point before all the updates, fixes, workarounds, etc. were added and start fresh. It's better to fix it now before the system crashes.

The longer we wait, the more damage is done. If it happens in Salisbury, it's happening everywhere.

39 posted on 06/25/2012 6:21:59 AM PDT by GBA (To understand what is happening to America and why, read The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn)
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To: Ken H

Thug union teachers, controlling thug wannbe students to do their dirty work. Teacher unions have to go.....NOW!...........


40 posted on 06/25/2012 6:25:04 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: NoLibZone
assistant principal Antoine Brisbon

AA baby.

Is she the one quoted as saying "there's more of us coming"?

41 posted on 06/25/2012 7:06:47 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of LibertyI'm st! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

Answered my own question- “more of us coming” was a black principal in a Coney island school.


42 posted on 06/25/2012 7:14:23 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of LibertyI'm st! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: NoLibZone
Looks like Mr. Brisbon is, among other things, a bit light in the loafers...his likes from his own blogger profile...'light jazz and interior decorating'

http://www.blogger.com/profile/10915224906481783995

43 posted on 06/25/2012 7:20:14 AM PDT by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Prospero

The family wanted the student to do the public school work at home for credit. They were not asking to homeschool. In other words “school at home” not “homeschool”. In NC the county has nothing to do with homeschooling. The parent sends a letter of intent to the Dept of Non-public Education.


44 posted on 06/25/2012 7:30:16 AM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: MrEdd

Not really sure I understand your Post #30.


45 posted on 06/25/2012 7:36:41 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Ken H

Sue Mr. Antoine for punishment (suspensio) for whistleblowing under color of authority in a government institution. Under discovery, they’ll find that no one else has been suspended for the same “offense”.

Open/Shut, good capital in hand for the student to pay college expenses.


46 posted on 06/25/2012 7:41:48 AM PDT by Chaguito
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To: beaversmom
Did you somehow miss this paragraph

The young man’s family, fearing for his safety, requested for the young man to finish the last three weeks of school at home, but the school refused. Instead, the school offered for the young man to come to school after the other students were already in class, be secluded from other students during the school day and leave before school ended.

They wanted to get him out of there but their request was denied! Maybe they don't have the resources to send their child to private school.

47 posted on 06/25/2012 9:02:39 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

I read that, but I can guarantee you my kid would not have gone back to that hostile school for one day whether I had the school’s permission or not. I’m not for the sue happy nature of many in this country, but I would find a lawyer and sue the school district too.


48 posted on 06/25/2012 12:51:01 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Ken H

Time for the student to simply start recording any & all interactions with staff & when they try to seize his smartphone tell them that his lawyer will be getting in touch with a lawsuit.


49 posted on 06/25/2012 4:12:01 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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