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Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Jane Hall Jan 31, 2013. 13 Replies

My apologies if this is a re-post or posted in the wrong section.  I'm a TA noob.  I saw this article this morning and thought this community would be interested.  Enjoy:…Continue

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Sarah Jane Hall replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"I have a lot of Pagan friends most of them would just throw an s on the end of God and be done with it.   I personally probably would just abstain from saying that part but you know make my lips move. "
Jan 31, 2013
James Cox replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"I would be willing, with about a 1000 of my closest friends, to take this oath, after extensive legal advise of course: "I of generally sound mind and functional intelligence, promise, along with my peers and fellow citizens, to never…"
Jan 28, 2013
Strega replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"@Dale   I'm sure that's no reflection on you.  (but I have my fingers crossed just in case)"
Jan 27, 2013
Dale Headley replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"  My ex-wife, a member of an ethnic minority, lives in Arizona, BY CHOICE!  How ironic is that?"
Jan 27, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"That's an interesting article. I wasn't aware of the GOP's efforts on that front. I'll be looking into it a bit more. I found the author's conclusion interesting that "in a simple cost-benefit analysis, the benefit…"
Jan 27, 2013
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Jan 27, 2013
Phillip Stripling replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"You're spot on, but that's just the thing: because the Republicans see themselves losing due to this shift, they're actively considering and endorsing some major changes to the way states award Electoral College votes. If swing states…"
Jan 27, 2013
Louis replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"Such a waste of a B.S. bill that doesn't help the students there in any way. "
Jan 27, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"You're right. It's a possible scenario in 2016. But I think it's an unlikely one over the long haul, since the electorate is becoming more progressive and diverse. Meanwhile the GOP has split. We have the marginalized…"
Jan 27, 2013
Sarah Jane Hall replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"WOW this is some wild ass BULL SHIT right there "
Jan 27, 2013
Phillip Stripling replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"Gallup, you make several good points. I just hope that by November of 2016, the low information US electorate doesn't react to what many perceive as Obama's "liberal" 8 years by electing a (neo)conservative dingbat whose Supreme…"
Jan 26, 2013
Doug Reardon replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"My high school principal, (1969) called me to the office a few weeks before graduation to tell me that "no atheist, communist, was gonna graduate from his school!"  (I was not then, nor have I ever been a member of the communist…"
Jan 26, 2013
Claire Couch replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"Yes, I'd welcome another chance to see a challenge, but not at the expense of lots of students having their diplomas withheld for the several years such a process usually takes. I'm so ashamed of my state of residence....  All our…"
Jan 26, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to Phillip Stripling's discussion 'Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...'
"The Supreme Court has ruled repeatedly since the 19th century that it is unconstitutional to require an oath (religious or otherwise) to receive the benefit of a public trust (such as a high school diploma). If the law is passed it won't…"
Jan 26, 2013
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Mandatory loyalty oaths for high school students, or Those Arizona Republicans at it again...

My apologies if this is a re-post or posted in the wrong section.  I'm a TA noob.  I saw this article this morning and thought this community would be interested.  Enjoy:…See More
Jan 26, 2013
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