Obama Graffiti Apology

One of four North Carolina State University students who admitted painting racially-charged graffiti has apologized.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that Wednesday's apology came before the student senate voted for a resolution condemning the graffiti. It was painted in the school's Free Expression Tunnel a day after the election.

The student has not been publicly identified. But the newspaper reported he said he's sorry for the anger and fear at the school and for putting it in a bad light.

The three other students expressed remorse in a written statement released by a school spokesman Wednesday.

Chancellor James Oblinger said the student who accepted primary
responsibility will participate in diversity training and will be assigned community service.


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  • by ??? Location: NC on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:20 PM
    To Anonymous, if it werent for the 'sniveling veterans ' as you refer to them, the Communists would have cut your tongue out long ago.But hey, since you will soon have a Socialist president, it still may happen.Better quit wagging it so much and keep it in your mouth.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 22, 2008 at 10:08 PM
    The "sniveling veterans" did not personally fight for me. It wasn't my war. My First Amendment rights are obtained by court battles and not being afraid to, dare we say, differ from the norm. Dissent is unpatriotic in this country anymore, and I am one proud dissenter. And Sam, it is flag worshipping zealots like you whom I love to take on the most. If you don't like my opinions or anyone else's who differs from yours, simply don't read them.
  • by Carolyn Location: NC on Nov 22, 2008 at 11:16 AM
    Well the wolfpacks are on blast.The comment that the student made was lets shoot this N-word in his head.And truly that is so sad.The country has voted.Get over it.If you don't want president-elect Obama to be your president move out of this country and be under someone else leadership.Good-grief what is the problem.
  • by Tad Location: Jamesville on Nov 22, 2008 at 09:56 AM
    Alpo female, there is a huge difference between kicking someone in the chin with a steel toed boot and writing something on a wall in a free expression tunnel. The is no analogy in your statement at all, so it was pointless. You and the blog refluter are all for free speech as long as everybody has a big love-in and agrees with your point of view.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 22, 2008 at 07:25 AM
    come on now, I meant every word. I have said to veterans' faces and you should see the reaction. I am exercising my First Amendment right, and I don't care how offended someone might get.
  • by To Sam on Nov 22, 2008 at 07:06 AM
    That statement sounded like a threat to me. Oh well, I guess the terrorists aren't protected by the first ammendment since they're terrorists. To me this is the beginning of the end of Free Speech. As long as you don't say anything against the "chosen one" you're okay. Remember anonymous, those "sniveling veterans" fought for you and others to say what you say. If the flag of this country offends you then leave the country! I appreciate my freedom. Thank you all you veterans and active military that have fought and fight for us and people in other countries to have these rights. I guess those of us that live in a country with so many freedoms cannot understand how it is to live in a country where you don't have any freedom.
  • by af Location: 8 on Nov 22, 2008 at 06:42 AM
    down doggie!
  • by Anonymous on Nov 21, 2008 at 08:08 PM
    Alpo female.. they probably would come forward if the NAACP and all the liberal idiots worshipping the chosen one weren't clammering for their heads on a platter!
  • by ~ALPHA female~ Location: O84P on Nov 21, 2008 at 05:01 PM
    Obama Snake Oil Co... My comment was a general statement and not necessarily toward these 4 childish boys. Calm down ...take a Valium... and stop trying to pick a fight. WOW.. how many of you men wear super plus pearls ~wink~ ...the women know what I'm talking about!
  • by ??? Location: NC on Nov 21, 2008 at 04:18 PM
    They shouldnt have apologized for anything.Why should you apologize for excercising your 1st amendment rights.All this does is feed the Naacp troublemakers so the next time they will only holler louder.
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