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White River schools probe Obama doll incident

There are 4 comments on the Tacoma News Tribune story from Nov 11, 2008, titled White River schools probe Obama doll incident. In it, Tacoma News Tribune reports that:

Five East Pierce County students remained on emergency expulsion Monday as school administrators investigate the hanging of a doll representing Barack Obama.

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Stephen Garland

Marietta, GA

#1 Nov 15, 2008
Can we simply accept that kids are going to do these types of things and to make a big deal out of it just makes it worse? Isn't this just an extention of Freedom of Speech? Does anyone really think these kids have the intention or opportunity to really commit a violent act? This is the same state where grown men can walk around naked in front of small children in public and have local politicians FIGHT for their right to do so, yet local administrators go over the edge if some kids hang the likeness of a politician. WE HAVE BECOME A TRULLY INSANE NATION.
Tom

AOL

#2 Nov 15, 2008
Many adults in this country did the same thing to Bush. It was called free speech. Teachers do what Dylan said and get out of the way. You are incapable of teaching chidren, and what you do is against most people's moral compass. Just worry about putting the condoms on the banana and let political speech go. We ARE Americans. Maybe you needed to be in Nam with me and millions of others to understand what I am saying.
annonymous

Puyallup, WA

#3 Jan 22, 2009
I go to White River, and trust me, knowing the kids who did it, it WAS an act of racism. And the administrators of the district know that too, they just can't come straight out and say it. But that is why they were expelled.
jo mama

Buckley, WA

#4 Mar 3, 2009
bahahahahahahahaha
stupid kidss.

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