Teacher placed on leave for stomping on American flag in classroom

This teacher should be fired. Not so much for stomping on the American flag and saying that it was just a "piece of cloth" and didn't "mean anything." But because he was monumentally stupid enough to perform this nefarious deed in South Carolina and not someplace like New York City where he would have been praised for his bravery. Daily Caller: Scott Compton, an English teacher at Chapin High School in Chapin, S.C., reprised the unpatriotic deed in three classes over the course of one day, reports local NBC affiliate WIS. One parent, Michael Copeland, said he heard his teenage daughter discussing the incident and asked her to tell him the whole story. "He drew a couple of symbols, like one of them was a cross, and he said, 'What does this represent,' and everybody said, 'Christianity,'" Copeland explained to WIS. "Then he proceeds to take down the American flag, and said, 'This is a symbol, but it's only a piece of cloth. It doesn't mean anything,' and then he throws it down...(Read Full Post)