Board Deliberates Tifton Teacher Suspension

Dave Miller, WALB 10, February 3, 2015

A South Georgia teacher is appealing a 10 day suspension handed down because of a controversial Facebook post. Kelly Tucker, who teaches at 8th Street Middle School in Tifton, made the post about the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

On December 6, Tucker commented on a Facebook post with racially charged remarks, according to the Tift County School Board’s attorney.

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The post was read in the hearing as follows: “Its turned into a race matter. What about the thugs that beat the father in his vehicle because he didn’t slow down? What about the thugs that shot the college baseball player because they were bored?  The list can go on and on. If the dude hadn’t have stolen, he would be alive. I think signs should read, take the hood off your head and pull up your dang pants and quit impregnating everybody. I’m tired of paying for these sorry [expletive] thugs. I would much rather my hard earned money, that the government takes, go to people who need it, such as abusive adults with children. Not to mention the animals that they beat and fight too. That’s all I’m saying. ”

Tucker’s comment was made on a post about a Ferguson protest parade. The school board attorney says it went viral and that it was offensive, violating code of ethics for educators.

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  • Ronald Roman

    He should sue their ass.

    • MekongDelta69

      She

      • Ronald Roman

        Wow, 11 up votes for correcting me…Way to go, man! OK, SHE should sue their ass.

  • “Racially charged remarks,” “Tirade.”

    Is that what they’re calling “the truth” these days?

    Her eighth graders were the luckiest eighth graders on the face of the Earth.

    • TCA

      By deception thou shalt make war.

    • Albert

      You know your living in a questionable place when telling the truth can get you in trouble.

  • IstvanIN

    There was nothing offensive written, except maybe the deleted cuss, there was no mention of race, simply an opinion a whole lot of Americans agree with.

  • superlloyd

    There is no mention of race in any of the remarks and anyway these thought police should be trying to ensure that their schools and curriculum are fit for purpose instead of snooping on an individual’s freedom of expression outwith her job limits. Never mind what was said being a true dissection of libtard hypocrisy.

  • MekongDelta69

    I love Kelly Tucker!

    Truth = Racism = Banishment from Earth
    (However, this only applies to White people.)

    Everybody else can think, say, and do whatever the hell they want, and you’ll get blamed for what they think, say, or do.

    • evilsandmich

      Banishment I wish. Maybe that’s an idea: get the government to set aside a piece of costal real estate (not in Alaska) to banish all us crimethinkers to.

  • Truthseeker

    White people know the right way to live, but the people who need to hear it want to be above criticism from Whites. Obviously, this state of affairs is no way to effect meaningful change.

  • Samuel Hathaway

    Opinions as these need to be written under a pen name, if at all. Or just identify as a teacher from somewhere in South Georgia. There is no crime. There is no violation of anyone’s right to life, liberty or pursuit of happiness. Only power-hungry, white-discriminating against educrats determined to get public support from the black community and self-loating white libtards.

    The only offense here is that the writing ability of this teacher seems to be no better than that of a sixth-grader.

  • dd121

    A person, especially from the right, has no free speech guarantees. We’ve had a number of teachers say outlandish lies from their bully pulpit in the schools here in Colorado and just had their hands slapped.

    • Anna Tree

      Free speech is only for non-whites nowadays.
      Same with freedom of association, the right of self-determination etc

  • LHathaway

    They act shocked someone made racially charge comments in regards to the spectacle in Ferguson. At least, racially charged comment that didn’t fit their narrative. In fact the lady was almost fired for that.

  • bubo

    White person telling the truth in America. Better teach her a lesson. Just wait until they start locking white people up for telling the truth. It’s coming.

  • John Smith

    Truth is, you pretty much can’t.

    • texasoysterman

      Got that right.

  • Alex Dihes

    Obama criticizes severely his aid: “How come you never finish your work!”

    He responds: “President, it is easy for you. You close your mouth and your work is done”.

  • Earl Turner

    It’s sad to see the transformation of my home state.

  • LHathaway

    The media makes a huge issue of this centered on (a non-white) race, and then act surprised whites react to it (what they were going for in the first place). She just had the wrong reaction, perhaps. They seem to often be going (the way they frame these issues) for whites to deny they are racist. When the reality is people of color are racist (they are encouraging to be that). I suppose I’m reacting to it now but I prefer not to. It just gives them more power. Us paying attention to it just shows the power the media wield? It just surrenders our power to them. We need to focus on our own issues.