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Collecting Evidence
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I am now in the stage of preparing a civil action lawsuit against Hancock County Schools. Here will be an Internet log file of all future civil rights violations that have good opportunity to win in the court of law.

March 13, 2014 - Teacher demands students unfold their agenda books from a particular pattern because "We might have to check back, and you can't fold them." Because no student is taking 'learning' time out of class to do these folds, it is their every right to freedom of expression to do so. It is extremely easy to unfold as well.

"Thou shalt not be an asshole"
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"If you call xcriteria a shithead, he will write a ten page essay on why he is not a shithead, link you to a tedtalk on bullying and the tvtropes page on insults. After reading and watching all that you would evaluate your life and decide to never call anyone a shithead ever again."
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go TheLiberal! Thumbsup

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Really?

Is the ACLU on your side?

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Not yet. I am preparing my evidence to present to the ACLU in a few months. We'll take it from there.

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SubCulture said
"If you call xcriteria a shithead, he will write a ten page essay on why he is not a shithead, link you to a tedtalk on bullying and the tvtropes page on insults. After reading and watching all that you would evaluate your life and decide to never call anyone a shithead ever again."
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March 24, 2014- A fight breaks out, and 11 people are suspended. AFAIK here are the suspensions.

Fighter/Instigator - 3 Days/Physical fight without injury
Speaker - 1-3 Days for saying something out of school that caused this fight(this is illegal, he didnt fight back either. Cant suspend for something out of school.)
NHL Ref- Suspended for doing hisjob as part of an antibullying program and BREAKING UP THE FIGHT

I'll speak with both of them when they return, and then if applicable the ACLU is getting involved. Now.

"Thou shalt not be an asshole"
-The one commandment of atheism.

SubCulture said
"If you call xcriteria a shithead, he will write a ten page essay on why he is not a shithead, link you to a tedtalk on bullying and the tvtropes page on insults. After reading and watching all that you would evaluate your life and decide to never call anyone a shithead ever again."
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(03-25-2014 08:36 AM)TheLiberal Wrote:  NHL Ref- Suspended for doing hisjob as part of an antibullying program and BREAKING UP THE FIGHT

Wtf

Is there ANYONE in your school (other than you) with any functional brain cells?

Hello, traveler.

This is an ancient account I have not used in a long time. My views have changed much in the intervening months and years.

Nonetheless, I refuse to clean it up. Pretending that I've held my current views since the beginning of time is what we in the industry call a lie. Asking people to do so contributes to moralistic self-loathing. "See, those people have nothing damning! I do! I'm truly vile!"

Because you can never be a good person with a single blemish on the moral record, I thought that simply entertaining some thoughts made me irredeemable. Though I don't care for his writing style, William Faulkner presents a good counterexample. He went from being a typical Southern racist to supporting the civil rights movement. These days we'd yell at him for that, probably.

People are allowed to change their views.

Nevertheless, this period of my life has informed some of how I am today. In good ways and bad ways. To purge it would be to do a disservice to history. Perhaps it will not make anyone sympathetic, but it may help someone understand.

If, after reading all this, you still decide to use the post above as evidence that I am evil today, ask yourself if you have never disagreed with the moral code you now follow. In all likelihood you did, at some point. If some questions are verboten, and the answer is "how dare you ask that," don't expect your ideological opponents to ever change their minds.
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Your school may be the start of something REALLY, REALLY BAD if you don't win the lawsuit.

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(03-25-2014 08:36 AM)TheLiberal Wrote:  NHL Ref- Suspended for doing hisjob as part of an antibullying program and BREAKING UP THE FIGHT

Yeah, your school is fucking fascist.

GTFO out of there if you can.

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(03-14-2014 09:48 AM)TheLiberal Wrote:  I am now in the stage of preparing a civil action lawsuit against Hancock County Schools. Here will be an Internet log file of all future civil rights violations that have good opportunity to win in the court of law.

March 13, 2014 - Teacher demands students unfold their agenda books from a particular pattern because "We might have to check back, and you can't fold them." Because no student is taking 'learning' time out of class to do these folds, it is their every right to freedom of expression to do so. It is extremely easy to unfold as well.

What if it's a matter of convenience? Then it's hurting the students' productivity. Even if you don't win, and I wouldn't bet money on your victory, you could still raise a stink. Same with the March 2011 fight. And the fact that IIRC your principal is a self-avowed fascist.

The county's defense has a chance of finding SS, and there's a chance that they'll use posts from here in their case. It's happened before with other sites.

In the meantime, good luck, and I'll try and look up your school system for reviews in the meantime. You might want to post about this on the National Youth Rights Association forums as well.

EDIT: The website looks like it's stuck in 2002. Kinda like SS right now. Odd, that.

Here is the greatschools.org page for Hancock County, WV. Not all positive reviews, there...
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