Students Chant ``Assassinate Obama`` On Bus

Submitted by: amaqdrinker 8 years ago

Idaho Mayor apologizes for second and third grade students actions.
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Female 98
Poor kate, who turns into the next `Carrie`
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Female 876
And on another note.. I am pleasantly surprised that douche bag isn`t censored. Assuming I spelled it right.
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Female 876
That`s disgusting. Those douche bag kids.
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Male 211
ROTFLMAO!!!
ASSASSINATE OBAMA...and kate.
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Male 2,796
monktoast: "you are free to wish whoever you want dead in this world. atleast in america. "

This thing here that posted the above quoted, ladies and gentleman, is... a... voter.

Did you dress as a voter for halloween?

Please, oh for the love of all that is holy, pull your head from your ass before you infect the rest of the world with more stupid. Oh, and please do not have children.

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Female 189
Haha. They`re kids. Didn`t know what they were doing. When I was in grade 5, me and other 3 members of the "Meow Club" would circle around students chanting, "doom on you!" Once we started chanting "you`re gonna dieee" the teachers gave us a talking to.
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Male 263
im sorry but freedom of speech doesnt stop just because someone is offended enough to be provoked with violence by it, in that case all politicians are breaking the law by opening their mouths.

you are free to wish whoever you want dead in this world. atleast in america.

your rhetoric is bullcrap

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Female 1,186
""Ahahaha, this is friggen hysterical. What would be ironic is if one of these kids really did assasinate him.. :3"
*knock on wood*


what the drat is wrong with you."

Assuming that`s directed at me. Knock on wood is an action that people use to stop bad luck from happening when people say things such as that. *points up*

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Female 486
"My wife told me assassinate means to kill somebody"

WTF HE DIDNT KNOW?

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My wife told HIM. As in the son.

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Female 318
This country is such a poo hole
and this is all the proof I need
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Male 196
Liquidglass, thanks for posting that. You saved me a lot of time.
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Male 2,553
"My wife told me assassinate means to kill somebody"

WTF HE DIDNT KNOW?

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Male 201
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Male 35
hahaha, i live 15 minutes away from here. my brother is actually going to college in rexburg (where this happened) too! i wouldn`t be surprised if i knew some of these kids. they should know better.
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Female 213
"Ahahaha, this is friggen hysterical. What would be ironic is if one of these kids really did assasinate him.. :3"

*knock on wood*

what the drat is wrong with you.

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Male 1,111
Lol Amen Splurbyburbl


Some of the dumb asses on here are acting like they understand what "free speech" entails when in fact they have NO CLUE.
This kind of ignorance is EXACTLY what causes people to get up in arms over an issue of "censorship" because they don`t know their own rights granted by the Bill of Rights.


Freedom of speech stops when it provokes violence or incites illegal action (clear and present danger), fighting words, libel, slander, and there are a few others that aren`t as relevant.

Learn what the hell you`re talking about before you spout of the nonsense that is making up all of the "award" winning comments from the `winners` below


That`s right HarlequinJ, Monktoast, Jaellot, Lionhart2, yen223 (although you have an exception): you all just won the Dumb ass award.

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Male 2
splurbyburbl we have Freedom of Speech when it doesnt endanger others. If you yell fire in a crowded place and someone gets trampled because of people running, your in trouble since you caused it.
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Male 2,148
They`re kids. They`re ust messing around. Clearly, because they added the names of other kids, they`re just saying stupid things because it`s fun (or was back then). Don`t worry about them, maybe worry about the parents though.
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Female 1,186
"...

Do 2nd graders even know what the word "assassinate" means?"

Evidently not.
@Lionhart`s initial post, wait, so crossing our legs is a bad thing? Watchu talkin` bout, Socrates?

"Ahahaha, this is friggen hysterical. What would be ironic is if one of these kids really did assasinate him.. :3"

*knock on wood*

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Male 2,796
Oh... and HarliquinJ

Are you absolutely sure you two are old enough to be on the internet?

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Male 2,796
Monktoast: "freedom of speech"

Can someone please explain to this yoohoo why our freedom of speech becomes dead in the water as soon as you yell fire in a crowded theatre... or vocally wish to kill the president.

I would do it myself, but I lost the last few IQ points when I read his snappy one-liner.

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Female 168
That`s NOTHING. When I was in 3rd grade back in the day, they pulled the whole bus over and brought it back to the school because one kid told the other to burn in hell. Hell was apparently a bad word.

When twin brothers yelled "Stupid Jew" out the window at one kid every day after it dropped them off, the bus driver just told them to sit down.

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Female 27
Why is this a huge issue? Agreed, it`s a terrible thought, and I myself support Obama...but freedom of speech is freedom of speech no matter how old you are. These kids shouldn`t be treated like they`re doing something wrong for saying the words.
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Male 263
freedom of speech
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Male 2,238
ahhhh..... Racist isn`t dead
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Male 216
now i go to think of new plans for the bus tomorrow...
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Female 83
Why did this make news exactly? They`re kids. Of course they have songs and chants about killing people.
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Female 84
XDDDD Awesome.
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Male 326
*Facepalm* You have GOT to be kidding me...
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Male 777
Latah County: The only sane place in Idaho.
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Male 848
They da ho.
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Female 662
Oh god, I HATE Idaho.
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Male 1,590
I am shocked! I expect this from Coeur d`Alene, not Rexburg.


However, this does raise the question: How important must someone be to be considered assassinated instead of just plain murdered?

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Male 97
"wow how would 13 year olds know about politics.."

Not even 13, third graders are like 8, which is even worse

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Male 2,545
i don`t think obama should be assassinated, but i wouldn`t mind if he was aborted.
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Male 95
I`m concerned on a couple of fronts.

1- Death threats from kids who don`t even have body hair is always creepy.

But also 2- Teaching the children that they can`t speak out against an elected official is a gross violation of the First Amendment.

Saying Obama will be a sucky president is one thing, wishing him not merely dead but assassinated is a whole different level of not liking some one.

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Male 242
wow how would 13 year olds know about politics..
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Male 70
why assassinate obama? then we will be stuck with biden who is even more radical.
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Female 12
Ahahaha, this is friggen hysterical. What would be ironic is if one of these kids really did assasinate him.. :3
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Male 2,600
Ah, the ever-impressionable children. What would we do without them?
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Male 2,796
Meh, kids are kids I guess. They most likely do not understand the implications. However, since this made the news... there will most likely be a full investigation and we will all hear more about it once the adult is found who started this thought in that "one" kids` head.
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Male 1,089
"Shocking, how dare these kids exercise their right to free speech, whether its appropriate or not? Get the hickory switch out and give `em five of the best, say I. Kids these days got no respect, bring back National Service, it wasn`t like this in MY day!
"Children now love luxury... have bad manners, contempt for authority, show disrespect to their elders... They no longer rise when elders enter the room... contradict their parents, chatter in company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and are tyrants over their teachers." (Socrates, c.400 BC)"
agree completely. kids are spoiled and disrespectful nowadays. teenagers are all sluts. COMING FROM 14 YEAR OLD BOY

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Male 1,089
"assasinate Obama... and Katy" lol. u can`t rant politics to a third grader. as a parent that should be held off until they are atleast 12. my classmates were just blurting/coughing drat mcain in my highschool and the teacher was snickering on election day. but NO ONE gives respect to bush so y should obama get any. death threats are wrong but that show "little bush" disgusts me. he`s the president let him leave with a thread of dignity. on second thought, elected officals shoudn`t get respect anyways we should be allowed to throw them out of office thats democracy.
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Male 266
I think that these kids need to be taught a harsh lesson about things like this.
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Male 528
Not a good time to be in the secret service.
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Male 78
Let`s see, what were the schoolyard chants when I was a kid.

I hate you, you hate me, let`s hang Barney from a tree...

Joy to the world, the teacher`s dead; we barbecued her head...

Scooby-dooby-doo took a poo, Shaggy thought it was candy...

I think that sometimes kids just get a kick out of the violent and/or gross. That doesn`t mean they actually want to do the things they`re chanting. Most of the kids probably did understand what they were saying, but didn`t mean it literally.

Do I condone it? Not really. Do I think it says something about the state of our society? Of course. (It`s the same society that invented South Park, isn`t it?) Am I at all worried by it? Not at all. I would be, if I thought it was a rhetoric of hate inspired by the parents of the children, but I really think that this is a case of kids` "humorous" exaggeration.

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Female 497
theres no proof he did not have it on cam.>_>
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Male 91
Yeah thats what I though Vitamin how did he not know what assassinate meant
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Male 544
CALM DAWN YOUR BEHAVER IS UNACCEPTABLE ya that will teach the littler Hitlers
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Male 12,138
vv "...And what Jews sing about Palestinians"

Baal, you beat me to it, I was just about to launch the same (very valid) retort.

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Male 2,125
I`m scared of the next generation of Idahoes now. O.o
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Male 199
woops sorry Gn0m3 i meant to say xViTAMiN22, dunno how i managed that
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Male 199
Gn0m3 i think he was in the middle of the story, like maybe his kid didnt know what it meant and he was saying what his wife said to the child ...

or maybe he is maybe not that bright afterall :P

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Male 991
Wait...that guy had to ask his wife what assassinate meant?
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Male 11
I remember when the principle announced that Reagan was shot ,everyone applauded!!! No Lie!!
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Male 420
TERRORISTS!!! SEND EM ALL TO GUANTANAMO!!!!!
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Female 466
God, didn`t make Obama president!!! The American people of ALL colors, religions, etc. did!! I didn`t vote for the guy because of his ties to his reverend, however, I wouldn`t want to see the guy killed. He didn`t win by getting the "Black vote", he won because people were afraid with McCain another Bush would be in office. Racism is Taught, children repeat what they learn, since Idaho has "Skin head type" organizations galore there, I would imagine mommy and daddy would be the ones to bear the blame where these kids are concerned.
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Female 960
Good ol` homestyle values.
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Male 193
its Idaho, what do you expect?

they`re all backwards over there.

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Male 695
The kids probably just wanted to get on tv... Knowing that atleast, if no other, fox news would cover the story...
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Male 650
stupid kid...
in fact one kid in my year group still thinks hes a communist
(were starting to think that he really is)
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Male 4,547
The point of my previous post, to the astute, wasn`t "Palestinians>Jews" it was "Palestinians=Jews=American Kids on the bus > The 18-29 year old who should know better by now"
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Male 4,547
"So sad. That`s similar to what Palestinian children sing about Jews."

And what Jews sing about Palestinians, along with the spitting, death threats, and throwing of stones.

Utterly disgusting that you`re criticizing racism while being utterly racist yourself. Staggering ignorance. Utterly staggering.

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Male 8,302
> yen223
> [God] made Obama president ;)

No he didn`t, not yet - he`s President-Elect until he`s sworn in. A week is a long time in politics. But yes, I`m nitpicking.

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Male 342
"god will exhibit his wrath soon enough"

God did - He made Obama president ;)

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Female 4,376
Saying that you are going to assassinate ANYONE is wrong. The only reason the school is saying not to do it to people who are elected officials is because it`s easier to explain. They`re only 6,7,8 years old and shouldn`t be going around screaming they want to assassinate the president or anyone. It isn`t about freedom of speech it`s just respect.
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Male 330
The secret service is now taxed with following 34 second graders around.
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Male 8,302
> AnwarNova
> btw...whats up with IAB`s slow posting of new shtuff lately?

It`s not due to a shortage of submissions, if that`s what you`re thinking. Just call it part of certain renovations that will be coming soon.

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Female 1,496
Public school makes me rich. They churn out all the smart ones don`t they?
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Male 2,076
btw...whats up with IAB`s slow posting of new shtuff lately?
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Male 2,076
"I`m freakin` moving to Kenya. It`s safer there."

Because Kenya has less racism? This just in JokeWolf, the rest of the world is as racist as America is...except for Canada of course. But they aren`t apart of the rest of the world.

As for the video, 3rd graders don`t know anything...I`m concerned about the parents who MUST have said something for them to pick up on that..

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Male 342
"Shocking, how dare these kids exercise their right to free speech, whether its appropriate or not? Get the hickory switch out and give `em five of the best, say I. Kids these days got no respect, bring back National Service, it wasn`t like this in MY day!"

The SHOCKING thing is that, no one is actually trying to put those kids in jail, those parents are exercising their free-speech rights to criticize the kids, fancy that

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Male 342
"It`s a joke. Are the parents that dense? Or just hungry to get on TV."

If this is a joke, it`s not a very funny one.

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Male 108
Wow. This is new. The children have caught racism now.

I`m freakin` moving to Kenya. It`s safer there.

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Male 435
HARMLESS FUNN
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Female 447
Of course the kids didn`t mean it and were just having innocent fun but it makes you wonder where they heard it...
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Male 807
It`s a joke. Are the parents that dense? Or just hungry to get on TV.
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Male 8,302
Shocking, how dare these kids exercise their right to free speech, whether its appropriate or not? Get the hickory switch out and give `em five of the best, say I. Kids these days got no respect, bring back National Service, it wasn`t like this in MY day!

"Children now love luxury... have bad manners, contempt for authority, show disrespect to their elders... They no longer rise when elders enter the room... contradict their parents, chatter in company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and are tyrants over their teachers." (Socrates, c.400 BC)

"I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words... When I was young, we were taught to be discreet and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly disrespectful and impatient of restraint" (Hesiod, 8thC BC)


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Female 15,763
The only thing about that video that wasn`t headdesk worthy was the fact that no one was trying to sue the school district. For once.
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Male 4,793
"I`m sure a few of them will regret it when they`re older"

thats the problem, only a few of em will, the rest will laugh about it.

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Male 4,793
jees, little kids get more evil with each generation. in fact, the world gets more evil with each generation.
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Male 17,512
I doubt most of these kids even knew what assassinate means. How many 7-8 year olds do you know that can even spell 10 letter words ?
Kids will mimic anything in a group, Even if they know it`s hurtful to another kid.
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Male 1,686
waste of time...kids are kids, they`re f-ing wack, so what.
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Male 483
"students should have proper respect for elected officials"

wait... so they are allowed to chant about assassinating people as long as they aren`t elected?

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Male 1,468
Wow. No punishment?
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Male 10,440
haha! Your children are corrupted!! Of course they`ve been corrupted for decades but still its nice to get confirmation on it.
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Female 164
I`m sure a few of them will regret it when they`re older
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Female 1,690
wow, that`s horrible.
I know kids at that age can seem really dumb and say things without thinking, and it`s not cute things anymore, like when they`re babies. They think what they`re saying is all fun and games, they really don`t know how serious it is. :(
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Male 46
or they meant : SS-inate?
they are nazi`s :p
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Male 1,835
2nd graders would most likely laugh at the use of the word that has the syllable `a$$` in it. To be honest i would`ve i don`t know many who wouldn`t have.

One parent says it, one child repeats it, begins to chant. Friends join in. More join in, it`s disgustilating. But when it comes to so called `sheeple` elementary school chilluns are most definitely rather high up there

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Male 3,430
Yeah! Go kids!
No, but seriously as much as I`m against Obama this isn`t appropriate in any situation.

And to expand on akijade`s point; what if a student (after all, we don`t know what grade level this particular schools from) were to make valid points about an elected official, that may, or may not, degrade them? What would happened then? Would they get sent to the principal`s office?

And KeePay, no, that was half the point. The point isn`t that they were saying it, the point is that someone (most likely) told them to say it.

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Male 23
Maybe we can package in Idaho if we try to sell Alaska back to the Russians?
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Female 1,436
Ok, I am losing my freaking mind!!!!!!!!!!!!

IAB - POST MORE STUFF!

. . . *kicks the chair and goes to sit in the corner and cry*

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Male 2,486
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How did these children come up with this... I think its the bus drivers fault. Dont you think its odd that the bus driver didnt stop them. Interesting"

I hope you`re kidding lol.. You see, the bus driver has to drive, and is not responsible for that the kids are saying or thinking. I wouldn`t awnt the bus driver to turn around and try to shut up 30 third graders, because, that`s impossible to do.

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Male 1,958
This is sad. Just plain sad. I`m against Obama, but I would never say anything like this.
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Female 161
How did these children come up with this... I think its the bus drivers fault. Dont you think its odd that the bus driver didnt stop them. Interesting
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Male 493
...

Do 2nd graders even know what the word "assassinate" means?

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Female 1,006
I don`t like the part where the kids can get in trouble for "not showing proper respect for elected officials." Granted, 2nd and 3rd graders shouldn`t be chanting this, but where is the line for "proper respect"? And why didn`t the seem to care about them adding a classmate`s name into the one being assassinated?
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Male 1,036
yen223
Male, 18-29, Asia
239 Posts Wednesday, November 19, 2008 9:08:40 PM
Idaho? No, u-daho!

Great, thanks for taking my bad joke.

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Female 370
So sad. That`s similar to what Palestinian children sing about Jews.
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Female 5,222
hey!! IAB changed my cussword! lol.. wth..
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Female 5,222
stupid drating kids.. i blame the parents for not being resposible about their actions and vocalizations areound these kids
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Male 342
Idaho? No, u-daho!
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Female 1,436
Where`s Six, Amaqdrinker and Medi. . .

I knew we should have followed through with plans last night.

Honestly, this is so freaking sad. These children need to understand and comprehend what they are actually saying.

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Male 1,766
Idaho just wants attention.
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Male 2,313
Oh my. Any lack of comments because of the lack of posts is about to be obliterated the impending flame war.
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Male 2,788
F*cking kids...
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Male 2,245
Link: Students Chant ``Assassinate Obama`` On Bus [Rate Link] - Idaho Mayor apologizes for second and third grade students actions.
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