2001-2008: Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
2009-2016: Dissent is the highest form of racism.
2017-? (Probably): Dissent is the highest form of misogyny.
"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."
Now if the school wants to establish that a certain percentage of the school population being absent would constitute a significant disruption and distraction to the educational process, and then provide a reasonable argument that a particular religious holiday is likely to cause that percentage of absent students to be met, I'd understand and accept a school changing their "off days" schedule to account for that.
"I am appalled that somebody who is the nominee...would take that kind of position"
"A court took away a presidency"
"...the brother of a man running for president was the governor of the state..."
It's horrifying because Trump is blunt instead of making overt implications.
jallman: "It's all good. At least you have a thick skin and can take being poked fun back at without crying. "