(via all voices) – A fight is brewing in Louisiana but it has been put on hold because of the other storm brewing; Isaac. As the locals hunker down and hope for the best, one resident has another fight to tackle.
Teacher Robert Duncan of Slidell was fired on August six from his 13-year position at Boyet Junior High after he hung cartoons his students drew as an assignment on politics, outside their classroom in January.
Sounds baffling right? I’m sure you’re thinking; why fire a teacher for encouraging 11 and 12 year old interest in art as well as politics, when he should be given an award.
Well these cartoons were no ordinary drawings and one parent who found them highly disturbing, snapped a pic and sent it to a local television station. That was when all hell broke loose and teacher Duncan was promptly put on administrative leave, then the “president’s men” came to town.
Two of the Middle School students were reportedly paid a visit by the Secret Service for the violence depicted in some of their artwork. The S.S. went to investigate if there was any threat to the President lurking in those households.
The cartoons of president Obama showed him with what appeared to be a bullet hole in his temple. Another one had the inscription “hunting season” emblazoned on the bottom and a man with a rifle while Romney sat in the forefront. Then there was one with the president looking quite “monkeyish” with huge, exaggerated features.
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