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1751, 12 Mar 18

Madison Schools Enable Anti-Gun Protests

The West Bend School District can be proud that it is in solidarity with the Madison districts.

On March 14, high school students around the country plan to walk out of their classrooms to demand more restrictive gun laws.

In Madison, after walking out of school, many students plan to keep walking to the state Capitol for a rally. While the walkout is not sponsored or endorsed by any school districts, several officials are announcing their respect for the students’ right to protest and are allowing parents and guardians to excuse absences.

“We are incredibly proud of the young people, both nationally and here in Madison, who have raised their voices about gun control and their right to be safe at school. Our district stands with our students as they demand action,” said Jennifer Cheatham, superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District.

Clearly, using kids as props to advance a leftist agenda takes priority over education.


1751, 12 March 2018


  1. Kevin Scheunemann

    Madison public schools should be defunded for allowing this.

    Taxpayer should not be spit on.

  2. MjM

    While the walkout is not sponsored or endorsed by any school districts

    Yeah.  Pure BS.   In the very next paragraph…

    “Our district stands with our students as they demand action,” said Jennifer Cheatham, superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District.

    Not only does this please the Marxists that run the public school systems, the teachers love it because it’s another few hours where they don’t have to work.

  3. Le Roi du Nord

    Just remember, those kids that you are disrespecting today are the voters of tomorrow.

  4. billphoto

    Demonstrably, the problem with education today.  Is there a pro-2nd Amendment demonstration sponsored by the taxpayers at the school the same day?

    Not meaning to trivialize the school shootings but why is there not a walkout for the thousands of unborn children murdered in the womb everyday?

    Props = certainly.


  5. Kevin Scheunemann


    The disrespect problem is today’s kids without discipline.

    It is disrespectful to not discipline kids when they are acting out of line.

  6. Le Roi du Nord

    And only you get to determine where and what that “line” is.  Therein lies the problem.

  7. billphoto

    The topic here of the one sided manipulating of youth to use them as props.  This is a tactic commonly used by the left. Demonizing any who would disagree is standard operating procedure. Imagine the response from the leftist sponsors if a student or group of students wanted to express a pro 2nd Amendment viewpoint. It does not take a rocket scientist to imagine the response if a parent spoke up against the demonstration and the resulting reprisals against the student(s).  Hence, few dare to oppose their oppressor.
    The left uses the threat of reprisal against its’ perceived opponents as a favorite method to silence opposition. Here, the student(s) might find his/her grades inexplicably take a nose dive or that he/she suddenly has disciplinary problems. Parents are verbally attacked at School Board meetings. Sometimes, vehicles and/or homes are vandalized. Of course, the left denies any of this ever happens but, speaking from personal experience, it most certainly does.
    It is time for the left to acknowledge that your junk is hanging out because you just got pants by the right. Hurts, don’t it.

  8. jjf

    Kevin, by “discipline” do you mean corporal punishment?

  9. Paul

    Eso si que es….

  10. Le Roi du Nord

    “Demonizing any who would disagree is standard operating procedure.”

    That happens all over by the right as well.  Just take a look at the comments from k and p.

  11. MjM

    Nort Sez: Just remember, those kids that you are disrespecting today are the voters of tomorrow.

    And so, appease their faux sanctimony?  No thanks.  Respect is earned.  And it isn’t earned by skipping class to go on a walk.

    Now,  had they planned their “protest” for after school, or a Saturday, on their own time, then perhaps a nod might be in order.

    As it is, it is just another obvious pitiful ruse, driven by leftist organizations, Marxist school teachers and administrators, and lazy-arse students alike.

  12. Pat

    Maybe those who disapprove of this should organize and show up at the schools and protest the protest versus pissing and moaning about it on a blog.

  13. Paul

    Stop lying, BTK

  14. Le Roi du Nord

    US Supreme Court, 1969  Tinker v DesMoines

    “It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.”

    looks like school protests have been affirmed by the SCOTUS.

  15. billphoto

    OR maybe someone could stop pissing and moaning and contribute to the conversation.

  16. Kevin Scheunemann


    Oh Please, Christians are required to shed nearly all their rights at the schoolhouse door!

    Why should the leftist Marxist religion be treated with special favors???

  17. Le Roi du Nord

    Really ?  You are just playing your victim card again.

    You really don’t understand much, do you?  Tinker isn’t about religion, but rather freedom of speech.

  18. Paul

    Three 500-year floods in a year…

  19. Kevin Scheunemann


    Religion is speech Einstein.

    Or does religious speech have no rights?

    Why is Marxist religious speech more deserving?

  20. Pat

    My posting was a contribution to the conversation. OR did you mean something else by your remark?

  21. Le Roi du Nord


    You have also said that evolution is religion, and that science is religion, and the climate change is religion.  Which is it?  Or do words means only what you deem them to mean and hence really have no meaning?

    Find a reference to religion in Tinker.  Please share that with us.

  22. jjf

    Kevin, if you ran the zoo, who gets to decide which religion gets promoted by taxpayer dollars?

  23. Pat

    Kevin is defining religion as a pursuit or interest to which someone ascribes supreme importance, versus the the second definition of the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods. This is known as a homonym. Homonyms are are words which have the same spelling and pronounciation, but have different meanings.

    Kevin likes to associate one with the other to create confusion within the conversation in an attempt to make his argument relevant.

  24. Le Roi du Nord


    Yup, that is pretty obvious.

    jjf:  Great question.

  25. jjf

    Le Roi, Kevin hasn’t found an answer to my first question about discipline, and I don’t expect an answer other than “The Followers of the One True Religion of Mine, of course” to the second.

  26. Paul

    Don’t fuck up the logins, sock.

  27. Kevin Scheunemann

    You guys are off the issue “religion is speech”.

    Why is human rights abusive Marxist speech more important than Christian speech in terms of public school hostility?

  28. Le Roi du Nord


    In case you missed it, the subject of this post was, “Madison Schools Enable Anti-gun Protests”.  You are the one that veered off into religion.  Now you are complaining about “You guys are off the issue “religion is speech”, when you are one off topic.  Short attention span, or what?

    It must be difficult living in that noggin of yours.

  29. Paul

    It’s not like Kevin said anything stupid. You know, like three 500-year floods in a year. Or 12 years of GOP control.

  30. Kevin Scheunemann

    Not really, I just want the godless, heathen religions of Madison Marxism, gun control, and gender perversion in schools met with same hostility as Christian speech in schools.

    Equal treatment.

    Time for the godless liberal religions to stop getting special favors.

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