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School Confiscates Cupcakes Decorated with Toy Soldiers

patrioticgalwithphd Wrote: Mar 10, 2013 9:32 AM
I played with the same toys even though I was a girl. My brother and I even played outside with the Army men and used firecrackers as bombs. We played with BB guns too. Likewise, I have no desire to do harm to anyone. Have you seen the video games that kids are playing today? WOW! The violence and virtual reality makes our little games seem tame. The ability to kill on these games and see blood is disturbing. Give my kid plastic soldiers any day over virtual reality killing.
ellykaye Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 10:16 AM
Like you, most of us playing as you did became well educated, respected and productive citizens in our community.I bet many of our politicians played with these toy soldirs, too. This mentality is what has caused the deterioration of the young society of today.

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...