06-06-2008, 03:12 PM
Red-Neck wannabies - only in America.
Sounds like a bunch of normal kids just looking to put a bug up the butt of the so-called establishment.At Coretta Scott King's funeral in early 2006, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, leaned over to him and whispered, "The torch is being passed to you." "A chill went up my spine," Obama told an aide. (Newsweek)
06-06-2008, 03:22 PMSeniors Dan Fredlin and Justin Thompson, both 18, and Joey Snyder, 17, were suspended and restricted from the diploma ceremony after arriving at John F. Kennedy High School in Bloomington, Minn., Tuesday with the flags affixed to their cars. One of the teens had a flag hoisted on a 20-foot flagpole attached to his truck.
School district officials say the students were "carrying and waving" the Confederate flags when they arrived at their last day of school, a violation of the school's code of conduct.
"What is not acceptable is driving through the parking lot and waving the Confederate flag for the purpose of inciting a response," Rick Kaufman, a spokesman for the Bloomington Public School district, told ABC News.
Sounds like these kids were asking for trouble.
They had some support though:
About 100 seniors, including black students, gathered Wednesday to protest the decision, chanting "Let them walk!" and wearing T-shirts that read the same in an appeal for class camaraderie.
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