News Political correctness on full display

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  1. Shithead

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    Minnesota elementary school bans Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas to be more inclusive of its diverse student population




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    Principal Scott Masini (pictured) of Bruce Vento Elementary School has banned 'dominant holidays'
    A St. Paul, Minnesota elementary school has scrapped celebrations of Valentine's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas in order to honor the diversity of its student population.
    Principal Scott Masini of Bruce Vento Elementary School wrote in a letter to parents: 'My personal feeling is we need to find a way to honor and engage in holidays that are inclusive of our student population.'
    He acknowledged that banning the 'dominant holidays' would be an unpopular move.
    However, the decision is in line with school board policies made in 2008 to discourage festivities outside federal holidays such as Washington's Birthday or Veteran's Day, which are acknowledged by law.
    Masini, who has served as the principal since 2013, was concerned that the celebrations may be 'encroaching on the educational opportunities of others and threatening the culture of tolerance and respect for all'.
    The school's website shows the student population is roughly 63 percent Asian American, 24 percent African American, 10 percent Hispanic American and 4 percent Caucasian American.
    The Star Tribune reported the school letter was shared on the invite-only Facebook page, Supporting St Paul Students and Teachers.
    Parents left comments calling the move 'totally ridiculous' and 'very sad', while others supported the 'sensitive' decision.

    The principal's holiday ban is just the latest in a changing tide in schools across the nation.
    Many schools in New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania have already prohibited Halloween, while others are in favor of generic seasonal celebrations like the fall harvest.
    Some school districs have also eliminated student birthday parties to minimize class comparisons that might put disadvantaged students in the spotlight for not being able to provide treats.
    The Saint Paul School District is one of the most diverse in Minnesota, with 100 languages and dialects spoken among 37,000 students.
     
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    Gimme a break....
     
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    And theres your answer.
     
  4. Shithead

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    Yet each is followed by the word "American"....The rest of the world tries to protect their culture, we cave on ours...Fuckin' sickening
     
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    Somebody's butt hurt Little Suzy didn't remember him on Valentine's Day 30 years ago.
     
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    Or he was rejected by too many little Asian boys the last few years and is taking it out on everyone else... :hump:
     
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    63% Asian? Why not celebrate Pearl Harbor Day.
     
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    Those are national holidays. Do you have a link?
     
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    We're doomed.
     
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    I just fail to se the logic of banning these holidays from school. How is Valentine's Day, Thanksgiving or Christmas a considered a whitey holiday? When I grew up everyone celebrated them. I grew up in a Jewish neighborhood and the moms next door gave us presents. My mom gave their kids gifts for Chanukah. Nobody got bent out of shape over it.
     
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    We still Have Easter...:grad:


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    I'm glad my run on this planet is almost over...:duhme:
     
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    Yup, each is followed by American...so how do they ban Thanksgiving? It's an AMERICAN holiday. I supposed they could make excuses for the others, but Thanksgiving would include all of those groups.
     
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    Hilary would definitely approve of this.
     
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    The clues are in the language. "Dominant holidays". Dominant = oppressor. The principal is a cultural Marxist and views the world through the oppressor/oppressed scheme. The oppressor is always to be defeated, regardless of merit or relevance.

    I'm sure this dude has thrown a brick through some Starbucks windows before. Probably a big big Bernie fan too. :coffee:
     
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    Pretty hard for children of immigrants to integrate themselves into American culture if they are banning the celebration of traditional American holidays. :facepalm:
     
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    The children have those days off from school as some are national holidays. The school officials just going to ignore that fact when the children are wondering why they don't have school that day?
     
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    Methinks the principal celebrates these holidays by stroking the hair of the dead Cub Scouts buried in his crawl space.
     
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    Minnesota is one of the lefty-wacky states. They elected f'n Al Franken after he re-counted the votes for 6 months. Dems love to re-count
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    Complete and utter nonsense.
     
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    Asshole.
     
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