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Teen suspended for homemage cell charger, no scholorship offered yet.

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posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:43 AM
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Obama has not called inviting him over for tea, no word from Zuckerburg or Apple. Probably just busy, they will call him later today no doubt.

Suspended for homemade cell charger




A Sandy High School student has been suspended and will miss playing in his homecoming football game, because of a homemade electronic device he brought to school. To many it looked like a bomb, but to Levi Frunk and his family it was just the latest creation from a very smart 15-year-old. In reality the device was a homemade charger he used to charge his phone. He took it to Sandy High School and left it out in a locker room to charge his phone during weight training. His coach saw it and called security. He started evacuating the area. Frunk quickly cleared up the confusion, but the damage was done. He was suspended for a day and a half.


Hypocrisy so thick , it can be squeezed for your morning juice.




posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:47 AM
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a reply to: Butterfinger

He has the wrong last name, wrong nationality, wrong skin tone.....So, no tea with Obama....sorry. No scholarship, no accolades from Zucker, no Apple contract....



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posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:49 AM
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a reply to: Butterfinger

Is his homemade charger powered by the sun, wind, conservative tears?

Btw, the other kid you're referring to, what did he make again that was thought to be a bomb? Pencil sharpener? What got him that scholarship?



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:49 AM
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a reply to: Butterfinger

"“I’m a little upset I can’t play in my game tomorrow, but it was pretty fair,” he said.

In hindsight he admitted it was a bad idea and that to many people it looked like an improvised explosive device."

What, no outrage from the parents, no cries of racism.

These people are handling this all wrong, you can't act all understanding and logical about it, you have to reach for the stars and drag every form of victimization into the fold.

Just what kind of parents does this kid have, it seems their parenting skill should be called into question.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:49 AM
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Maybe he should have put a digital timer on his charger.
Everybody loves red letters counting down.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:50 AM
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suspend the coach too - he's the one running around screaming the sky is falling



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:57 AM
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a reply to: Swills

What did he do to get the scholarship? Nothing really, but the offers flooded in especially considering theres nothing said about this disenfranchised white kid. With the charger kid in the OP's quote, just goes to show where most people's opinions were, the silence from the Tech community(and music industry apparently..) is golden.


Twitter: The hashtag "#IStandWithAhmed" took off and among the many offers the Muslim teen received was an internship from Twitter. The company said its employees also love building things.

Foursquare: Foursquare said it stood with Mohamed "because we love to make things too." The company reminded him to "never stop inventing the future."

Reddit: Alexis Ohanian, one of the co-founders of Reddit, asked how to get in touch with Mohamed because the site wanted to introduce him to some of their "friends in science."

Autodesk: Carl Bass, the CEO of the software company Autodesk, invited Ahmed to "come hang out" at the company so they could "make something new together."

123D Circuits: Ahmed was also offered a free circuit kit from 123D Circuits so he could continue to build things.

MIT: Mohamed, who aspires to be an engineer, built the alarm clock out of a pencil case. In middle school he was a member of the robotics club and won awards for his inventions.

Mohamed said his dream was to attend MIT. During an appearance Wednesday on MSNBC, he was surprised by a special guest from the university.

Astrophysicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein invited him to tour the school and said that he was her "ideal student" because he was "a creative, independent thinker."

"You are the kind of student that we want at places like MIT and Harvard," Prescod-Weinstein said.

Prescod-Weinstein also extended a tour invitation from her former advisers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and prompted an offer from an astrophysicist at UT Austin.

NASA: Former NASA astronaut Daniel Tani offered Mohamed a NASA shirt that was worn in space.

And Homer Hickam, a former NASA engineer and the inspiration for the movie "October Sky," was part of a group that offered Ahmed a scholarship to Space Camp USA.

Business school: Ahmed even got a scholarship offer from the international business school, the New European College.

Music career: And R&B artist Ne-Yo tweeted that Mohamed should let him know if he had aspirations of getting into the music industry.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 11:59 AM
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I think this "panic first" mind set is to blame. The coach did right getting everyone out, but to go so far as to suspend the kid even after they found out what it was is just stupid. "You scared us, so we're punishing you". How about, "Don't do that again" and get on with life. You don't have to take everything to the extreme or make an example out of one kid. Make it known what happened and that you are Not to bring stuff like that to school. Yeah, the kid should have known better, but the school admin didn't have to go so far, either.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:00 PM
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a reply to: DAVID64

Well said



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:03 PM
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originally posted by: Swills
a reply to: Butterfinger

Is his homemade charger powered by the sun, wind, conservative tears?

Btw, the other kid you're referring to, what did he make again that was thought to be a bomb? Pencil sharpener? What got him that scholarship?

It was a clock. confused as a timer for again the war n terror equivalent of a terror device.

My guess the kids charger was a storage battery. Or a rodent in a cage on a treadmill...



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:04 PM
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a reply to: DAVID64


Zero Tolerance = Zero Common Sense.....



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:06 PM
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In one of the stories about the latest homemade bomb in New York. One of the stories talked about how someone saw the bombs and wired and thought it was a school project. (I think it was a tweet in a brightbart article).

I was going to make a post about it, but never got around to it.

Some one walked past a bomb and ignored it, so not to be ''Islamaphobic' that's how PC culture is dangerous. Logic and reason gets pushed out for feelings....



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:10 PM
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a reply to: Butterfinger

This will prepare the lad well for reality.

Want to build a funky bit of gear that performs better and was cheaper to build than anything that's been before? Yeah, the industry is going to suspend you for that, so...you know, maybe keep that stuff under wraps till you made your millions?

In honesty though, the reaction from the coach was at least understandable. Odd looking homebrew tech attached to a phone? The alarm needed raising. But the student who built the thing is not responsible for the way the item was perceived. Technically, the US government, and other sponsors of terror the world over, are responsible for that. The suspension therefore, is rather out of order.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:12 PM
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Clocks > Chargers.

Mandela.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 12:26 PM
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Obama has not called inviting him over for tea


His dad must not be a Muslim Activist




posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 01:08 PM
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Yes, an "activist".......



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 01:38 PM
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Hmmm, Boy creates phone charger. Gets a few days off school, vacation days really. He missing his game, but he doesn't care and he can't go to Homecoming, in which he probably doesn't have a date anyway. So who really wins in this situation? The smart 15 year old boy is who!!



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 01:56 PM
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a reply to: Butterfinger

Big shock the gym teacher/coach cant tell a phone charger from a bomb.

How many "I.E.D.s" has this guy actually seen?

Anything with wires is now a terrorist bomb?

Moron.



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 03:25 PM
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His parent's didn't play the PC card and immediately run to the liberal media screaming "islamophobia"... so no visit to the White House and no scholarship to MIT for him! IMO it was staged by the father from the beginning.



edit on 26-9-2016 by Konduit because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 26 2016 @ 03:55 PM
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a reply to: Butterfinger

you wont be able to open your laptop to fix a loose battery without the bomb squad attending!!!




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