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Parents frustrated with one-sided anti-fracking performance

The Denver Channel -- EVERGREEN, Colo. - Two young activist brothers from Boulder, sounding off on the dangers of fracking at Evergreen Middle School, have angered some parents because of their one-sided message.

Part of the rap song's lyrics are, "They're fracking and they're cracking the Earth. Is the fracking destruction really worth endangering the future of our awesome planet, with all the children and the animals in it?"

The brothers were invited by an Evergreen Middle School teacher to share their message. However, the Jefferson County School District says the teacher never got permission from the principal, which is against district policy. The district released a statement that said, "We regret that students only heard one side of the fracking story."


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Submitted May 12, 2013 By: drpepperTX
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 9:53:53 PM

DeserTBoB...Guess someone had to raise the race card. Well done, you did it, and now we know what you really think! Shame on you buster!

Guess I am a ghettoid, although I wasn't aware that skin color was a prerequisite.


[Edited by: LetemEatCake at 5/14/2013 9:58:17 PM EST]
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NedW
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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 3:59:55 AM

Thank you for submitting this article, drpepperTX.
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tomok
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 2:50:59 AM

Parents frustrated with one-sided anti-fracking performance? Better extraction methods developed to get fossil fuels out of the ground, in higher quantities and not harming the surface and underground waters with fracking operations. When the fracking is over and the company has moved on, the water is contaminated, then what?
We need have to have clean drinkable water and uncontaminated lakes and streams!
Frack On Garth?
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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bearzz
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 1:10:10 AM

Maybe not, for the most part I believe it probably depends on what they heard from their teachers. In many schools, information can be "schewed" .
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:56:12 AM

sounds like Nemo is still lost in the seaweed......(grin)
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:53:20 AM

DeserTBoB.... that disappeared decades ago.... as part of the Reagan revolution to take from the middle class and give to the rich, while blaming the poor..... didn't you notice????
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:51:41 AM

better living through poisoning, posters?????
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abk
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:30:48 AM

As silly as this story sounds to me, you do have to examine both sides to get the whole story.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:17:23 AM

this is the way the nobamanation indoctrination starts-get 'em at an early age, before they can think for themselves..
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TXryder
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:14:03 AM

OLD news. The parents are just upset and blinded by the fact that Bush destroyed their economy and new oil technology moving into their area is their only hope for a renewed lively hood. If the kids' song was more factual based upon recent past findings, the parents would not have a leg to stand on.
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bobcatfan
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:13:06 AM

Let the kids make their case. Then let someone make the case for fracking. Simple.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:12:29 AM

I wonder if these people still enjoy the modern life style?
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:11:14 AM

Our entire system, starting with obama, is one sided.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:11:01 AM

The truth hurts.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:10:12 AM

Indoctrinate the children at a young age. Just be careful what is used in that indoctrination.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:09:06 AM

No surprise here...the liberals in control of our schools are always allowing only one side
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:08:41 AM

The next time I hear a love song on the radio, I'm going to picket the station they give equal time to hate songs.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:07:30 AM

Get over it.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:07:17 AM

Is this a fracking joke?
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:07:13 AM

Yada Yada
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:07:08 AM

Yesterday's news. . .
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:04:55 AM

More of the same.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:03:28 AM

Fracking is bad for the earth, just like oil is bad for the earth.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:03:05 AM

Old News
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:02:32 AM

what
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:02:13 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 12:01:28 AM

Everyone is offended over something these dAys.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:57:29 PM

LOL!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:56:41 PM

Freedom of speech. Leave them alone.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:56:28 PM

safety first
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:56:07 PM

Save our drinking water.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:53:16 PM

If you like clean water stop frackin
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:52:57 PM

ok
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:48:47 PM

Did they all wear their Obama shirts?
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:47:13 PM

Lets have an independent study and get the real facts concerning hydraulic fracturing.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:44:31 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:44:23 PM

I am totally against Fracking.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:41:31 PM

Yawn
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:39:47 PM

It's either make it safe or there isn't another story!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:38:32 PM

If you invite an activist, you should expect to hear a one-side story. For a hot issue like fracking, it may not be reasonable to find an "objective" person to give you a scientific and unbiased account. So just have people from both sides to tell their stories, but don't expect to have one side to give you a two-side story!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:38:08 PM

Activist teacher promotes message from activist students, supposedly without Administration permission. Would anything have been done if those parents didn't complain?

I doubt it.

Same situation with one-sided presentations of so-called "global climate change".
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:35:49 PM

Not news worthy!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:35:47 PM

You would have to question the motivation of this, so called, teacher.
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The youth are unable to think on their own. They have been brainwashed by the liberal establishment.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:28:29 PM

ok
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:27:01 PM

always a complaint from somebody. this water can be cleaned.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:26:39 PM

"What fools we mortals be" Shakespeare
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:25:28 PM

again
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:22:15 PM

go frack
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Tree-huggers are generally one-sided.
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