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Teacher tells student - "You only have 2 choices" UPDATE

I was driving in the car with my daughter, she's in 1st grade and she heard a political ad on the radio, then she told me she had voted in her class.

I immediately became interested..

Me - "Oh you guys did a vote in your class?"
Daughter - "Yeah, I told my teacher I didn't want Mitt Romney or Barack Obama"
Me - " Wow, you really said that? What did she say?"
Daughter - "She said, well those are the only ones you can vote for."
Me - "What? That's not true.. what did you say to her?"
Daughter - "I told her that Im not gonna vote for them, I'll make a little voting place in my room where only people that want to vote for Ron Paul can go there and vote"
Me - "Nice Kiddo"

High Fives immediately ensued

UPDATE:

I went online and pulled up a sample ballot..
I showed her where you vote for president..

O Barack Obama / Joe Biden
O Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan
O Gary Johnson / James P. Gray
O Write In ________________

I said "see.. Gary Johnson, there's another choice right there, and if you don't like those three choices, you can write Ron Paul right there on that line"
She said "Yeah, let me do it"
I said "Well it's just an image you can't click on it, but maybe we'll print it up and you can fill it in"

I'm thinking about putting it in her folder all filled out to take to her class so her teacher can learn something

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I made a voting place in my room too!

Oops! I see you've got your daughter reading this post so I removed mine....

Will repost where it's a little more fitting :)

Thanks

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm-

What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

haha

no problem :)

That is Awesome

It's so good to be able to think for ourselves so we do not reduce ourselves to others limitations :^)
Your daughter is awesome!

Thanks for the comments guys

I've been showing her what people are saying about her story..
It's been very encouraging for her

indeed

A teacher is a parasite, what do you expect.

donvino

That's so awesome!

Well done! It takes courage to counter an authority figure. Good for her to refuse to buy into the falsehood of "you only have two choices" and for creating her own booth to vote for Ron Paul ^_^ It reading about things like this that support my optimistic view of the future.

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine

Send that young lady to the Mises Institue!

We are winning and I'm hopeful that I will see my country right itself with our help very soon but we need to teach the youth and get them involved if it's ever going to last.

Great job!

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

Just watched this documentary

last night: The War on Kids : http://www.thewaronkids.com/

Interesting...especially the second half regarding the drugs that are sanctioned to lobotomize our youth.

The BIGGEST deficit today (IMO) is parental involvement...you done good with your little one.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

Teach your children well!

by CS&N http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkaKwXddT_I

Keep it up!

"The only thing we die with is our own personal integrity!" LRH
Vail, CO
Freedom and Liberty for Eagle County, Colorado. www.flecc.org

"Out of the mouths of

"Out of the mouths of babes..."

Great story. These are the future Americans we need to raise up. The young people are catching on to the idea of liberty faster than any other demographic.

Not a lunatic or a heretic. Just a Paulitic.

Thank you

It is pleasant start to my Saturday morning to read a story like this!

nicely done

nicely done

Awesome! I only wish she had asked...

"Are you gonna put a gun to my head like they asked Jesse Ventura?" LOL!
Nice work!

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

thats beautiful

thats beautiful

pgrady
f___ all forms of govt.

Yes!

Yes, even teachers can learn from the young ones!
Now there's a girl with real intelligence!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

:-)

Very cute, smart girl!

Yeah she is

She's sitting here with me now so, I'm showing her how people are commenting on her story, so thanks for the message :)

You are Very smart for your age

Smarter than many "Grown ups" Good Job Honey!!

Laurelai

Please

give her a hug from all of us!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~