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School Confiscates Cupcakes Decorated with Toy Soldiers

Ken6226 Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 7:20 AM
When I was in third and fourth grade, my principal was a woman. She was one of the best principals I ever had, and she didn't need an assistant. She had no issues about using the paddle. I never felt its sting, but I had some friends who did, and they said it was not pleasant! Yes, my Mom also had the rule about getting another paddling when I got home. There wasn't any of this, "Wait until your father gets home!" My Mom swung a mean paddle herself!

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...