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School Confiscates Cupcakes Decorated with Toy Soldiers

AppraisHer Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 2:11 AM
We have gone from the ridiculous to the sublime. Has all common sense been bred out of us? At what point are we just going to hang our heads in shame for allowing ourselves to become the cowering, groveling idiots we've become?

A Michigan elementary school is defending its decision to confiscate a third-graders batch of homemade cupcakes because the birthday treats were decorated with plastic green Army soldiers.

Casey Fountain tells me that the principal of his son's elementary school called the cupcakes "insensitive" -- in light of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

"It disgusted me," he said. "It's vile they lump true American heroes with psychopathic killers."

Fountain's wife made a batch of 30 chocolate cupcakes for their son Hunter's classmates at Schall Elementary School in the town of Caro. The 9-year-old helped decorate the treats with...