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A teacher were to have a bumper sticker on his or her car which read: "War with Iraq. NO!" OR one which read "Let's kick Iraqi a$$"." Would said teacher be required to remove said bumper sticker? Would the teacher be able to park on school property where students might be able to see the bumper sticker? Where does a teacher's own civil rights end and begin?

What if I live in the same small town where I teach and I choose to post a huge political campaign sign in my yard (which I did during the last election mind you) where the world can see it including my literate students? What if they asked me about said sign? Even if I refuse to discuss it on school property (which I do) the students (because they are literate and thoughtful) might know exactly where I stand on the war issue and our esteemed president. What then? Must I no longer participate in the political process like other Americans so I don't taint my students with my opinion?
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  • A. Savoy /blockquote> The bottom line is: get > mad at the people who voted for Bush which was the majority.The majority did NOT vote for Bush. The electoral college & the Supreme Court voted for Bush. If you are going to talk politics please und...See More
    May 8, 2003 report post
  • Freedom Loving American /blockquote> Typical junk logic. The ends do not justify the means. You don't have the right to abuse children simply becuase you don't agree with a POSSIBLE war. Every citizen has restraints on their freedom of speech w.r.t. their pr...See More
    Mar 14, 2003 report post
  • courious /blockquote> On 3/09/03, Georgia Hedrick wrote: > > > And, as to the person who said that 7 year olds just don't > make 'this stuff up' hasn't been around 7 year olds for > long. Seven year olds make up stuff...See More
    Mar 12, 2003 report post
  • TO ALL THE MILITARY WIFES IN ME+THROUGHOUT /blockquote> On 3/09/03, Georgia Hedrick wrote: > They have to obey. That's were > little kids just don't get it. They are taught that fighting > is wrong except in self-defense and yet, off go their parents > to fight--...See More
    Mar 11, 2003 report post
  • B.G. in Derby City /blockquote> On 3/10/03, Georgia Hedrick wrote: > Education isn't the simple dispensing of information. Education is > much more than that. Education is development of the mind and body > to make a better person. Indoctrination...See More
    Mar 10, 2003 report post
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