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‘Is This America?’: Parent ‘Manhandled’, Arrested While Speaking Out Against Common Core
The Blaze ^ | Sep 20, 2013 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 09/21/2013 5:38:25 AM PDT by KeyLargo

E ucation ‘Is This America?’: Parent ‘Manhandled’, Arrested While Speaking Out Against Common Core at Public Forum Sep. 20, 2013 7:30pm Jason Howerton Related:

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A parent in Towson, Md., was arrested Thursday night at a public forum after vocally expressing his concerns about the Baltimore County School District’s plan to use Common Core standards in its curriculum.

Robert Small, a concerned father, was forcefully removed from the meeting by a police officer after he interrupted Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance during the question-and-answer portion of the forum.

The meeting apparently didn’t allow parents to stand up and ask questions or comment. Parents and other attendants were instead asked to write their questions on a piece of paper and officials would read them.

However, Small began speaking out against the district’s use of Common Core, prompting a security guard, who was also a police officer, to approach him and order him to leave. “Let’s go!” he said sternly. Maryland Parent Manhandled, Arrested While Speaking Out Against Common Core at Public Forum

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When Small didn’t immediately comply, the officer began pulling his arm and pushing him towards the exit. Some audience members gasped at the cop’s use of force.

“Don’t stand for this,” the father said as he was dragged out. “You are sitting here like cattle! Is this America?”


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; commoncore; dataminning; delphi; dephitechnique; education; freakstate; gatesfoundation; govtabuse; jackboots; jbts; schools; tyranny; warriorcops
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1 posted on 09/21/2013 5:38:25 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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2 posted on 09/21/2013 5:40:01 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: KeyLargo

I’ve seen this type of cop/security guard behavior at small town council meetings. It needs to stop.


3 posted on 09/21/2013 5:41:35 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: KeyLargo

Common core = core of communism.

Can’t properly propagandize without it!


4 posted on 09/21/2013 5:41:48 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: KeyLargo

He forgot to add ten and two and get eleven.

Common Core says it’s not getting the correct answer that counts, it’s the way you arrive at it.

Of course, Maryland is a bunch of Dimocrats anyway.


5 posted on 09/21/2013 5:45:26 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: JimRed

“Common core = core of communism. Can’t properly propagandize without it!”

We need to get rid of the federal department of education. It has a huge budget and no students. It is only for propaganda. If conservatives retake the government is should be one of the first targets.


6 posted on 09/21/2013 5:46:53 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: miss marmelstein

Just who the hell is he to try to speak and challange his betters??

“Down, dog—and kennel”.


7 posted on 09/21/2013 5:46:55 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The redcoats are coming" -- TO SEIZE OUR GUNS!!--Paul Revere)
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To: KeyLargo

For Mr Small - private school.

You’ll feel much better.


8 posted on 09/21/2013 5:47:39 AM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: KeyLargo

Wouldn’t want to have anybody disagree with the communists now would we we.

This too shall be fixed in the coming CW2


9 posted on 09/21/2013 5:50:26 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: KeyLargo

30 years ago, we were all bellyaching that we wanted “Law and Order”, and “Criminals Locked Up”. In doing so enabled the new police state, with a communist at the helm.


10 posted on 09/21/2013 5:52:32 AM PDT by MrNeutron1962
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To: KeyLargo

” Parents and other attendants were instead asked to write their questions on a piece of paper and officials would read them.”

Or not


11 posted on 09/21/2013 5:54:50 AM PDT by artichokegrower
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Public schools are a lost cause... just a conditioning pen for the sheep.


12 posted on 09/21/2013 5:55:42 AM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: Flintlock

Just who the hell is he to try to speak and challange his betters??

“Down, dog—and kennel”.

An education degree marks one as better than no one.


13 posted on 09/21/2013 5:57:50 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: MrNeutron1962
30 years ago, we were all bellyaching that we wanted “Law and Order”, and “Criminals Locked Up”. In doing so enabled the new police state, with a communist at the helm.

Yeah, it really started with Nixon 40 years ago, but yeah, we are reaping the overflow from the results of this. Not all cops are bad, but I can see wh there is apprehension among the people. The action of few/some cops do earn them the derogatory term "pigs" and this is not good. I thinkwe need to get rid of zero tolerance and minimum sentencing. Yes, sometimes the punishment can be too lenient but that is better then punishing the innocent or handing out a harsh sentence for a minor crime.
14 posted on 09/21/2013 5:58:50 AM PDT by Nowhere Man (Wayne Green - W2NSD - Silent Key - Rest In Peace)
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To: Third Person
Further proof (as if more is needed) that maryland is THE Freak state. Tyranny is upon us, folks.
15 posted on 09/21/2013 5:59:12 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: KeyLargo

Nobody arrested here

Video: Illegal Immigrants Disrupt Congressman’s Townhall, Demand Citizenship, Chant ‘We’ll Be Back

http://nation.foxnews.com/2013/09/07/video-illegal-immigrants-disrupt-congressman%E2%80%99s-townhall-demand-citizenship-chant-%E2%80%98we%E2%80%99ll

Oh I forgot. Illegals have more rights than American citizens


16 posted on 09/21/2013 5:59:32 AM PDT by artichokegrower
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To: KeyLargo

Imagine, if you will, a scenario where a White security officer manhandled a Black parent...


17 posted on 09/21/2013 6:00:26 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (Tried to tell 'em Affirmative Action was a bad idea...Now look what happened!)
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To: PeteB570

It would be even better for him and his family if he can leave the people’s republik of MD. Move to Texas. Or another, more desirable state. Just don’t move to most very large metro areas unless you are way on the fringe of it and are seperately governed. A medium sized town in a generally conservative area is the ticket.


18 posted on 09/21/2013 6:04:56 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." (Glenn Beck))
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To: KeyLargo
‘Is This America?’

Yes. Now sit down and shut up!

19 posted on 09/21/2013 6:08:14 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: KeyLargo

Did you really think there’s “freedom of speech” in the USA? There isn’t any and hasn’t been for a few years.

You lose you job for expressing your opinion. You go to jail. You get an unpleasant visit.


20 posted on 09/21/2013 6:10:19 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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