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Originally posted by darkbake
The separation of church and state is to preserve religion from governmental interference, NOT the other way around.
Read more: www.foxnewsradio.com...
I read that from someone who commented on the Fox news site, about time someone figured that out.
Originally posted by Raist
Not that I want to "worship" the flag as some do I do respect the fact that it can be seen as a symbol of America (though a better symbol should be the Constitution). I am not sure how the teacher sees it as offensive unless of course there are many immigrants in the class. If that is the case they should get used to seeing the flag as they are living in the country.
As for the teacher I think maybe she should be deported to some place she finds less offensive.
[edit on 5/10/10 by Raist]
What don't you understand about it wasn't the drawing of the American Flag that was the problem. It was the desecration of that flag by writing a motto on it.
Repeat: the student's mistake was to DESECRATE the flag.
The Teacher's mistake was to not make the objection clear to the student or the students parents.
“She had drawn the flag and was sketching the letters, ‘God bless America,’ when the teacher confronted her,” Hathaway told FOX. “She said, ‘You can’t draw that – that’s offensive.’”
Originally posted by niteboy82
Why on Earth are people so wrapped up in this flag? Patriotism? Better think again...
Who cares about the method of offense.. I'm offended as well. When's the last time you picked up a flag in the store and looked at the tag? "Made in China?"
No thanks, I don't need a bit of cloth made in a country completely handicapped in the realm of human dignity and rights to wave around and act like I care about my country that the same China seems hell-bent on buying up and destroying.