“A Kermit [Texas] parent said his fourth-grade student was suspended Friday for allegedly making a terroristic threat,” the Odessa American reported Friday. After seeing “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” nine-year-old Aiden Steward allegedly brought a ring to school and told a classmate it was magic and could make him disappear.
The boy’s father, Jason Steward, said Kermit Elementary School Principal Roxanne Greer informed him “threats to another child’s safety would not be tolerated — whether magical or not.” For her part, Greer declined to comment, citing confidentiality requirements.
What’s unknown is how much of the story as reported comports with the totality of events and what was actually said and done. If all is as related in the OA Online report, it recalls other hysterical overreactions on the part of teachers and school administrators, such as the account of a child suspended for biting a strawberry tart into something supposed adults said looked like a gun, or the teen confronted by officials and police for fantasizing about shooting a neighbor’s pet dinosaur, or my personal favorite, a county-wide school lockdown and detention of a student after a worker misinterpreted the lyrics to “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” that accompanied a voicemail.
In fairness to the staff and teachers in Kermit, the news account only presents one subjective side to the story, privacy policies do preclude publicly sharing disciplinary actions, and the child in question did reportedly have previous infractions, although the release of that information, from which some no doubt will want to draw conclusions, should also be questioned. Whether the ring business was a gross overreaction or a final straw remains to be disclosed.
FK – My short experience with the amerikan indoctrination system taught me that not only is it full of commies and ignorant dupes but that jerks often raise jerks.
The kid could have been a true problem child and of course the parents will defend it’s actions if they don’t know any better, or don’t care, or are looking for money.
Getting the commies out of the schools will be the first order of business after the war crimes trials are completed.
Meanwhile we have other battles to fight:
FK – We tried years ago to put together a military force capable of dealing with this kind of evil.
Where is the NRA? Have you asked them what they’re response to the ultimate action is, the passage of such a law and the murder and imprisonment of those who do what they should: refuse to comply?
Until enough come to grips with the necessity of doing what will be required we will constantly be fighting this war.
FK – They are supposed to fear us. When they cease to fear us they begin to rule us.
Time to prepare for what will be required.
This is a mulit-front war. So sad that this has to be written to ‘clarify’ to so many.