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  • Video: Student kicks chair underneath fellow classmate who didn't stand during Pledge

    10/27/2017 8:53:42 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 48 replies
    WJLA.com ^ | 10/26/2017 | Sinclair Broadcast Group
    A video published on Instagram shows a student in Westminster, Md. kicking the chair from underneath a peer who didn't stand during the Pledge of Allegiance Tuesday. According to the Daily Mail, the Winters Mill high school student who kicked the chair was disciplined. He can be heard telling his classmate he was being disrespectful, and needed to have his "a** kicked." The Daily Mail reports school officials didn't state whether the student was sitting for a specific reason or protest, though he later posted on social media he was "practicing [his] right to free speech." "I will not stand...
  • Texas students told ‘It's the law' to stand for Pledge of Allegiance

    10/08/2017 4:18:31 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    kiro7 ^ | September 26, 2017 | Bob D Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
    MIDLAND, Texas - A presentation telling students that they have to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance because it's the law has caused controversy at a Texas high school, the Houston Chronicle reported. Juniors and seniors at Midland High School were given a presentation on the Pledge of Allegiance earlier this month, with a slide saying it's the law to stand during the pledge and stay silent during the moment of silence, KOSA reported. “It's basically a law,” Seth Ortega told KOSA. “We need to stand to respect our country, and those who died.” A 1943 Supreme Court ruling in...
  • Judson HS student kicked out of class for sitting during Pledge of Allegiance

    10/08/2017 3:12:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    ksat ^ | October 5, 2017 | Jessie Degollado - Reporter
    CONVERSE, Texas - A Judson High School student said his teacher is challenging his silent protest to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance. At only 15 years old, Christian Powell may not be like others his age. More News Headlines Can high schools stop students from kneeling during national anthem?… Diocese warns students: Don't kneel during national anthem Congresswoman kneels on House floor to protest Trump's criticism of NFL “I watch a lot of news so I’m aware of what’s going on today,” he said. The NFL player protest over police shootings of African-Americans, the riot in Charlottesville and the...
  • 6-year-old admonished for taking a knee during Pledge of Allegiance at Florida school

    10/08/2017 2:59:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    abc ^ | September 29, 2017 | BARBARA SCHMITT
    The mother of a 6-year-old Florida boy who took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday morning criticized the way the school handled the incident. Eugenia McDowell told ABC News that her son knelt down during the daily pledge to the flag at Wiregrass Elementary School in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The incident occurred after a weekend of demonstrations across the NFL in which many players, owners, and teams engaged in peaceful protests by sitting, kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem.
  • KISS Stop Concert to Lead Crowd in Pledge of Allegiance

    10/08/2017 2:49:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    billboard ^ | October 2 2017 | Mary J. DiMeglio
    KISS showed once again that they don't just have stars and stripes painted on their faces -- but on their hearts too. Before their encore Saturday night (Sept. 30) at the Gretna Heritage Festival in Louisiana, the classic rock band requested the audience join them in a display of U.S. patriotism by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. "It's always cool to love your country," frontman Paul Stanley said, according to a report.
  • Substitute teacher takes knee for Pledge of Allegiance, shares political views with elementary kids

    10/08/2017 2:41:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    blaze ^ | October 5, 2017 | Dave Urbanski
    What happened? * A substitute teacher took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance at Russell Street Elementary School in Littleton, Massachusetts, last Thursday morning, WBZ-TV reported. * After her mimicry of recent NFL player protests, the teacher then spoke to students at the public school about her political views, the station said. * The school consists of students from grades 3 through 5, WCVB-TV reported.
  • Texas Senior Sues After Being Suspended for Not Standing for Pledge

    10/08/2017 2:30:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 8, 2017 | Lana Shadwick
    A Texas high school student filed a lawsuit against her school district after and her principal she was suspended for sitting during the pledge of allegiance. Seventeen-year-old India Landry says, “I don’t think that the flag is what it says it is for, for liberty, and for justice and all that. It’s not obviously what’s going on in America today.”
  • 10-year-old Students Called Names After Reciting Pledge Of Allegiance In Class

    09/30/2017 8:58:49 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 39 replies
    WGCL CBS 46 ^ | 09/27/17 | Natalie Rubino
    PALDING COUNTY, GA (CBS46) - Two students at a metro Atlanta elementary school say they were singled out for what they did during the Pledge of Allegiance. Tuesday morning at Orrs Elementary School, 10-year-old Jason Newberry said he and one classmate put their hand over their heart while reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. He said when they did, others in the class called them names. "Me and him got called KKK, Nazi, and we just kept getting bullied the whole day," said Newberry. Newberry said it wasn't until his second period teacher showed them a news clip of NFL players...
  • Mark Cuban: Pres. Trump Needs to ‘Be Able to Take the Blowback’

    09/24/2017 3:44:49 PM PDT · by KC Burke · 71 replies
    NBC News ^ | 24 Sept, 2017 | KAILANI KOENIG
    Dallas Mavericks owner and businessman Mark Cuban has fired back at President Donald Trump’s criticism of NFL players who decline to stand during the national anthem, as well as the president’s decision to revoke a White House invitation to Golden State Warriors' star Stephen Curry. “If the president's going to say something condemning a person, an industry, a sport, then he's got to be able to take the blowback that's going to come back,” Cuban told NBC News in an exclusive interview for “Meet the Press.”
  • Leftists go Full Libtard at Sen. Cassidy townhall (videos)

    02/25/2017 10:55:40 AM PST · by vladimir998 · 20 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2/23/2017 | vladimir998
    I'll post two links to Leftists going insane at Sen. Cassidy's townhall on the 23rd. One shows the Libtards disrupting the chaplain's opening prayer and another shows them disrupting and refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Anthem protest spreads to Oakland City Council

    09/23/2016 7:07:23 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 26 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 23, 2016 | Otis R. Taylor Jr.
    Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not stand for the national anthem has inspired two Oakland City Council members to remain seated for the pledge of allegiance. Desley Brooks and Rebecca Kaplan are the latest Oaklanders to follow Kaepernick in protesting oppression of minorities.
  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3bn to rid the world of all disease

    09/21/2016 8:58:47 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 38 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 09/21/2016 | Marion Dakers
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledges $3bn to rid the world of all disease Marion Dakers AP 21 September 2016 • 8:22pm The Facebook founder and his wife, who  pledged to give away 99pc of their wealth to good causes following the birth of their daughter last year, said the money would be used to assist scientific work and build new research tools. The goal, which they are unlikely to live to see accomplished, is to "cure, prevent or manage all disease" in the next 80 or so years. "So if you even just assume that we'll be able to continue...
  • Where DIS-RESPECT starts

    09/16/2016 1:09:57 PM PDT · by Paul46360 · 1 replies
  • RNC Head Reince Priebus Warns of ‘Consequences’ for Those Who Break GOP Pledge

    09/10/2016 6:42:05 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 65 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 9/10/2016 | John S. Roberts
    A lot of people aren’t happy that some Republicans have broken their pledge to the GOP. One of those people is RNC head Reince Priebus. Reince is warning those who don’t support Donald Trump they’ll need to watch their backs in the future. Meaning, we’re not going to help you when your election rolls around if you turn your back on us now. Makes sense – for the most part. From Newsmax: Republican National Committee head Reince Priebus says there may be “consequences” in the future for GOP presidential primary candidates who don’t stick with their pledge to support the...
  • Donald J. Trump Remarks on Creating a New and Better Future for America’s Inner Cities

    08/16/2016 8:39:55 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 82 replies
    DonaldJTrump.com ^ | Aug 16, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    It’s so great to be here tonight. I am honored to also be joined this evening by Governor Scott Walker, Chairman Reince Priebus, and Mayor Rudy Giuliani. We are at a decisive moment in this election. Last week, I laid out my plan to bring jobs back to our country. Yesterday, I laid out my plan to defeat Radical Islamic Terrorism. Tonight, I am going to talk about how to make our communities safe again from crime and lawlessness. Let me begin by thanking the law enforcement officers here in this city, and across this country, for their service and...
  • State Department: Hillary’s ethics pledge did not apply to her top aides

    08/11/2016 6:54:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 8/11/16 | John Sexton
    A State Department spokesperson clarified Thursday that Hillary Clinton’s 2009 ethics pledge—to avoid conflicts of interest with the Clinton Foundation—did not extend to Clinton’s top aides at the Department. Spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau was asked about recently revealed emails that showed top members of Hillary Clinton’s staff doing favors for Clinton Foundation associates. “I’m not going to speak to specific emails, but I think you guys know State Department officials are regularly in touch with a wide variety of outside individuals and organizations including businesses, nonprofits, NGOs, think tanks,” Trudeau replied. “You don’t feel like there was impropriety in the relationship
  • Clinton's pledge: Steady hand at 'moment of reckoning'

    07/28/2016 6:40:36 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 7/28/16 | Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a volatile world. "We are clear-eyed about what our country is up against," she said in excerpts released ahead of her speech Thursday accepting the Democratic presidential nomination. "But we are not afraid. We will rise to the challenge, just as we always have."
  • Pride before the fall: Too many Republican candidates do not honor their pledge

    07/21/2016 3:37:03 AM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 21, 2016 | Howard J. Warner
    The third night of the Republican National Convention provided observers with that moment of true ethics and honor. Governor Kasich has not attended the convention and will not endorse Donald Trump. He claims to be a man of conviction, but what conviction? Or is he a sore loser? What about Governor Jeb Bush, who will not attend? Is he still upset because he was called a loser or low energy? Did he think the $100 million raised by his campaign should ensure his victory? Could they be willing to elect Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump? Would they saddle us with...
  • Gov. Chris Christie is touting Grover Norquist's support of 23-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

    06/29/2016 8:55:02 PM PDT · by panhandle67 · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 6/29/16 | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI
    TRENTON, New Jersey — Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday touted an anti-tax crusader's endorsement of a proposed 23-cent- per-gallon gasoline tax hike along with a sales tax cut, sweeping aside objections raised by Democratic leaders in the state Senate and voicing confidence that the measure would be passed in that chamber. Christie all but dared lawmakers not to act on his plan during a statehouse news conference, a day after the Assembly passed the plan to pay for a $2 billion a year transportation trust fund for eight years. The fund runs out of borrowing authority Friday, and Christie's...
  • John Kasich And Other Republicans Won’t Endorse Donald Trump

    06/17/2016 8:00:50 PM PDT · by Enchante · 152 replies
    TIME via Yahoo News ^ | June 17, 2016 | Staff
    John Kasich and two other prominent Republicans said on the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s announcement speech that they won’t endorse him for president. Kasich, who ran against Trump in the primary, was asked on MSNBC Thursday about the pledge he signed saying he would support the eventual nominee. “It’s painful,” the Ohio governor said, NPR reports. “Look I’m sorry that this has happened. We’ll see where it ends up. I’m not making any final decision yet, but at this point, I just can’t do it.’