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B.C. Teachers Disciplined For Racist, Inappropriate Behaviour

B.C. Teachers Disciplined For Racist, Inappropriate Behaviour

Commented Jul 13, 2014 at 08:11:10 in Canada British Columbia

“You have explained your situation in such a way that I can understand why you made your comment. Undemonstrative - not showing feelings.

I actually didn't have any teachers in my life that were memorable or inspiring, or playful. I certainly didn't like being touched by teachers. Always felt creepy.

Touching by people I love and care for is something else.”
B.C. Teachers Disciplined For Racist, Inappropriate Behaviour

B.C. Teachers Disciplined For Racist, Inappropriate Behaviour

Commented Jul 11, 2014 at 10:37:28 in Canada British Columbia

“People too stupid to understand appropriate behaviour are teaching kids. And we wonder why literacy rates are falling.”
B.C. Teachers Disciplined For Racist, Inappropriate Behaviour

B.C. Teachers Disciplined For Racist, Inappropriate Behaviour

Commented Jul 11, 2014 at 10:36:28 in Canada British Columbia

“That's a sweeping statement. Do you know for a fact that all your students come from uncaring and undemonstrative homes? Are they all in juvie or group homes?

I HATE anyone poking me in my side. Not amusing and never found it to be in fun.”

Teachin on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:00:01

“Yes, I work with children who come from low income families, some missing parents, many of which live with very elderly grandparents. There are some that get to see mom and dad but many work the common 15 hour a day shifts and don't see their kids. I teach in a poor area of South Korea. My students are 6-8 years old and we play a lot. They crawl up on my lap, they hug me while I sing to them, they play with my hair when I talk to them. There is a lot of love going between my students and I. They offer me stickers or their snacks or anything special to them to show that they care about me, too. This is an incredibly rewarding job. Not one of my students has ever responded uncomfortably to a teasing poke or tickle. I'm not jabbing them in the sides and most of the time don't make contact bc they burst into giggles before I can even actually touch them. Ummm, what is a "undemonstrative home." I realize you didn't know my experience or situation in order to judge my post. I'm sorry you didn't have a playful relationship with a teacher to where a mild poke was nothing more than a mild poke. Maybe you lack a sense of fun or humor. Maybe you are a big whiner. Or, maybe you hate being touched. That's not uncommon, either.”
Torrence Collier, Lone Black Kid In Newfoundland Town, Endures Bullying (VIDEO)

Torrence Collier, Lone Black Kid In Newfoundland Town, Endures Bullying (VIDEO)

Commented Jun 13, 2014 at 13:33:17 in Canada Impact

“NL is an island of white people, so race is rarely an issue.

In small town Cape Breton, which is very similar to NL but less isolated, I can tell you that anyone "from away" has a long hard battle ahead of them. If you are different in any way - it matters. I've heard people say the most appalling things - like telling Jewish people they didn't think "that real Jewish people existed".

Lack of education and a whole lot of "that's just the way he/she is" attitude let's people get away with saying these things.”
Canada's Largest Dairy Farm Employees Accused Of Animal Cruelty (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Canada's Largest Dairy Farm Employees Accused Of Animal Cruelty (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Commented Jun 10, 2014 at 08:24:04 in Canada British Columbia

“The larger the operation, the more likely that abuse is a problem. This is why we should support small family farms and not large corporate owned ones.”

Kdlac on Jun 10, 2014 at 11:52:18

“100% agree! I heard the farm owner on the radio this morning saying that he had no idea this was going on and has never witnessed it. Maybe he is telling the truth, but I would be interested to know where these bad practices started. If the person who shot the video was a former employee obv they have witnessed this in the past. This was not a one off.”
7 Things About Homeless Kids You Probably Didn't Know

7 Things About Homeless Kids You Probably Didn't Know

Commented May 27, 2014 at 18:50:09 in Impact

“... "should" be better than this. Because obvious we aren't.”
#LenovoGate: Laptop Maker Faces Its Worst-Ever Canadian PR Disaster

#LenovoGate: Laptop Maker Faces Its Worst-Ever Canadian PR Disaster

Commented May 27, 2014 at 15:11:17 in Canada Business

“But did you get your refund?”
L'Oreal Ad Shows Women Hanging By Their Hair, Is Super Creepy

L'Oreal Ad Shows Women Hanging By Their Hair, Is Super Creepy

Commented May 26, 2014 at 20:37:09 in Canada Style

“At this time, the lack of awareness is appalling.”
Some States Refusing To Comply With Law Designed To Reduce Prison Rape

Some States Refusing To Comply With Law Designed To Reduce Prison Rape

Commented May 24, 2014 at 22:23:28 in Politics

“I think they believe that rape is a part of the punishment that is jail. So what? That's what happens. Too bad so sad.

And you know none of them are going to go to jail. They can kill people and still not go to jail, so it isn't really a concern, is it? $$$$$$$$$”
North Dakota Is Now The Only State With An Unchallenged Gay Marriage Ban

North Dakota Is Now The Only State With An Unchallenged Gay Marriage Ban

Commented May 23, 2014 at 11:11:17 in Politics

“I think a great number of them are looking at pets and barnyard animals in a different light though. The only thing that has been holding them back has been marriage inequality.”
North Dakota Is Now The Only State With An Unchallenged Gay Marriage Ban

North Dakota Is Now The Only State With An Unchallenged Gay Marriage Ban

Commented May 23, 2014 at 11:09:31 in Politics

“Actually - marriage is a secular, legal thing. You can not get married without a license.

You can have all the marriage ceremonies in all the churches that you want to have, but without that piece of paper - you are not eligible to all the legal and financial benefits of marriage because you are not LEGALLY married.”
Vatican Bank Audit Reveals 202 'Suspicious' Transactions In 2013

Vatican Bank Audit Reveals 202 'Suspicious' Transactions In 2013

Commented May 19, 2014 at 12:26:09 in Religion

“Only 202! Mafia must have moved their accounts.”
How A Shocking Revelation In My Marriage Changed Everything

How A Shocking Revelation In My Marriage Changed Everything

Commented May 18, 2014 at 20:45:55 in Divorce

“It takes two as it always does. Had either of them been more able to be honest with themselves, they would never have married in the first place.”
10 Shocking Photos That Will Change How You See Consumption And Waste

10 Shocking Photos That Will Change How You See Consumption And Waste

Commented May 18, 2014 at 20:05:34 in Arts

“Technology changes (at minimum) every 2 years, so unless the item can be updated easily, it becomes disposable.

I don't have an answer, and I seldom upgrade anything, but it is a real problem.”
Chris' Story From The Let Love Define Family Series

Chris' Story From The Let Love Define Family Series

Commented May 17, 2014 at 23:49:05 in Gay Voices

“This young man has great perspective. He has a good attitude and I wish him the best in his future.”
Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Commented May 15, 2014 at 19:57:41 in Gay Voices

“Well James... you might actually be attractive to the persons in question. That makes a difference. Those of us who don't play for the same team take what we can get.”

JamesTurner on May 15, 2014 at 20:30:57

“Maybe in theory. But, I think in this case, even though I am on the right team, I will never get off the bench. Life, huh?”
Anti-Gay Mother's Day Protester Gets Slushie Thrown At Her

Anti-Gay Mother's Day Protester Gets Slushie Thrown At Her

Commented May 14, 2014 at 20:22:18 in Gay Voices

“"I love them enough to tell them they are on the wrong path.”

Westboro Baptist Church uses the same rationale.”
Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Commented May 14, 2014 at 20:20:18 in Gay Voices

“I am sure that these two were total and complete virgins when they married.”
Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Commented May 14, 2014 at 20:17:06 in Gay Voices

“That whole shoved down throats thing is really old too, unless of course you were going for the pun.”

Cynthia Brown Christ on May 15, 2014 at 00:58:56

“No, but that would have been funny! I am not that witty! LOL”
Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Commented May 14, 2014 at 20:15:08 in Gay Voices

“Yes. Because love is not a sin.”
Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Benham Brothers Sound Off On Michael Sam: 'He's Going To Be Crushed' By The Gay Agenda

Commented May 14, 2014 at 20:13:57 in Gay Voices

“[Meanwhile, Sandy Rios of the American Family Association said she was "revulsed" by the kiss before adding, “It’s just such an unnatural act, it’s hard to watch. I just don’t want to watch it, I can’t bear it.”]

Sandy dear, those feelings that stemmed from the bottom of your spine and flushed upwards towards your face, making you feel light headed and your mouth dry - that wasn't revulsion... that was lust. I know. I felt it too. I could hardly stand it. It is so unnatural that I, as a straight woman wanted to be there too even if it was just to hold the lotion and towels.”

JamesTurner on May 15, 2014 at 19:53:25

“I would want to do more than just hold the lotion and towels....”

Clutching the pearls on May 15, 2014 at 09:58:05

“"just to hold the lotion and the towels". THAT is priceless.”

Conservatively Yours on May 15, 2014 at 06:31:32

“LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I want to be right there with you, girl.”

swengnikaerb on May 14, 2014 at 20:59:18

“Awesome.”

jonathan 12 on May 14, 2014 at 20:41:03

“LOL. Your last sentence was great.

I never new straight women harbored a "Gay Threesome Fantasy" similar to the straight man "Lesbian Threesome Fantasy." This explains so much in regards to women like Sandy who so vehemently oppose gay marriage. There really aren't homophobic like they say their not. They simply think it will hurt the chances of experiencing their fantasy :)”
TV Host Storms Off Set Over Michael Sam Kiss (VIDEO)

TV Host Storms Off Set Over Michael Sam Kiss (VIDEO)

Commented May 14, 2014 at 19:52:02 in Media

“I wonder what her employer thinks.”

tiredOFinsanity on May 15, 2014 at 02:09:21

“The station posted on its website that they support her...disappointing, but it's Dallas, so....ya know....”
Clayton Lockett Was Tasered On The Day Of His Botched Execution

Clayton Lockett Was Tasered On The Day Of His Botched Execution

Commented May 2, 2014 at 12:05:17 in Crime

“A toxic and violent society creates a violent and toxic population.”
Clayton Lockett Was Tasered On The Day Of His Botched Execution

Clayton Lockett Was Tasered On The Day Of His Botched Execution

Commented May 2, 2014 at 12:02:06 in Crime

“Whether this is true for this man or not - the fact is that innocent people have been executed. They were executed while EVERYONE believed that they were guilty, except of course family and those in the legal professions that set them up, ignored evidence, or picked them to "solve" a crime.

Do you wish torture on those innocent men as well?
Bad enough they are executed for something they didn't do, but do we get to torture them as well, just to satisfy your bloodlust and need for vengeance?”
How This Mother Kept Her Children Calm For 5 Hours During Deadly Kenya Mall Attack

How This Mother Kept Her Children Calm For 5 Hours During Deadly Kenya Mall Attack

Commented Apr 26, 2014 at 09:57:51 in World

“I commend this woman and her children. This is bravery beyond words. I don't know how they are now that this is over, but I hope sincerely that they have all the help they need.”
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