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South Carolina teacher on leave
for stomping on American flag
in front of class

Daily Caller, by Eric Owens

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/9/2013 2:27:31 PM

A high school teacher in South Carolina is under investigation and has been placed on long-term administrative leave after he allegedly threw an American flag on the floor and stomped on it in front of his students. Scott Compton, an English teacher at Chapin High School in Chapin, S.C., reprised the unpatriotic deed in three classes over the course of one day, reports local NBC affiliate WIS. One parent, Michael Copeland, said he heard his teenage daughter discussing the incident and asked her to tell him the whole story. “He drew a couple of symbols, like one

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I´m really sick of these anti-American pig traitors who are teaching in the schools. It doesn´t say if this jerk is on leave with pay or not.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/9/2013 2:34:10 PM     (No. 9107383)

Another Bill Ayers wannabe. Maybe he can now ghost-write a fake biographer for some dictator wannabe.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/9/2013 2:35:15 PM     (No. 9107386)

This is in an (alleged) English class.
And teachers at the school have specifically been warned about venting their personal beliefs in the classroom.
So why wasn´t this leftist tool simply fired?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Penney, 1/9/2013 2:37:15 PM     (No. 9107389)

Another, ´teacher,´ taking advantage of a, ´captive audience,´ of public school students?!!! The perp is simply placed, ´on leave?!!!´ Where is any responsible accountability and appropriate penalty for such zealous political opportunists in the classroom anymore?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYBruin, 1/9/2013 2:38:51 PM     (No. 9107393)

But if he led the class in prayer he would have been fired on the spot!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 1/9/2013 2:59:19 PM     (No. 9107422)

He´s either black or homo.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rlcnutter, 1/9/2013 2:59:50 PM     (No. 9107424)

The teacher´s puerile argument is doomed by his actions. He claims the flag is a piece of cloth and means nothing, but then takes it and stomps on it. He knew it would shock some. Why, because he knew it did have symbolic meaning. If he had stomped on a pencil no one would have cared. As a retired philosophy professor, it is teachers like this for whom I say a little philosophy is a dangerous thing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yuban, 1/9/2013 3:22:31 PM     (No. 9107475)

...and we just sit here, on our puters, yacking away with no real plan on how to change the mess we are in. The Left is action oriented. The Right is talk oriented. I have voted for 44 yrs, all Conservative votes, and here we are. Talking and voting will not cure America.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/9/2013 3:36:17 PM     (No. 9107509)

I am so with you, #7. If parents really cared about this - as in pull your child out from such evil anti-American school, they would act immediately. Talk is cheap. The teacher, school district and ther lawyers laugh behind the scenes. They know just what to do, just what to say until it all blows over.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/9/2013 3:39:59 PM     (No. 9107514)

..yikes, typing too fast. "..from such an evil, anti-American school..."
"..and their lawyers laugh..."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rama41, 1/9/2013 3:52:31 PM     (No. 9107541)

Can´t think of too many other states where the teacher would have been reprimanded or placed on leave for this. Good for you, Chapin High School, South Carolina. If the teacher´s argument is that symbols lack intrinsic value, then I presume he would also argue that photographs are no more than symbols. Would he then be willing to stomp on photos of Obama or MLK? I think we know the answer to that.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: coldoc, 1/9/2013 4:27:15 PM     (No. 9107592)

This is the kind of "teacher" that cant "learn" his students the difference between lose and loose. Pay attention class. This man is a loser. He is a lunatic on the loose. He might lose his job because he´s such a loser, but loose cannons like him are on the loose because his union protects him.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/9/2013 5:33:56 PM     (No. 9107718)

Never forget that your tax dollars fund every school. Anyone have an email address yet ?


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Reply 13 - Posted by: saguni, 1/9/2013 5:35:09 PM     (No. 9107721)

What if one--or a group--of parents got together with an attorney and decided that exposing children to such an un-American idea "under color of authority" (done during the school day with a "captive" audience) was a form of child abuse??

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Reply 14 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/9/2013 6:15:14 PM     (No. 9107793)

No, #5, all we know is he is a leftist traitor. There are many blacks and gays who love this country.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: andromedastudio, 1/10/2013 5:20:46 PM     (No. 9109599)

It´s OK to stomp the flag if you wrap a liberal in it first.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 1/10/2013 5:33:13 PM     (No. 9109617)

Unless a liberal gaggle form into a mob... ...liberals can only muster courage in front of a captive audience of children.

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