Wookieboy’s Twitters for 2009-04-20

  • apparently our free speech is being revoked for the burke county school board meeting. i will be updating twitter as often as i can dur … #
  • it is 12;20 and the parking lot is full. #
  • i am standing in the hall. the room is already full. #
  • i am having to stand in the hallway. they are only allowing 85 people in. #
  • i think i might make the news. channel 9 came out to the hallway to see all of us out here. #
  • i can’t believe the news coverage here. this is great. people are still coming in. #
  • they are passing around a petition and pages with a black and white picture of the lower half of a face with blue tapes across the lips. #
  • everyone is holding up their “lips are sealed” signs for the camera. #
  • now channel 3 wbtv has captured me on camera. i am gonna be famous 🙂 #
  • beth burleson just came by and said her mother shirley peak fell and broke her hip. it is just not a great day for the burlesons. #
  • the fire marshal and motown popo are here shuffling people around. i do not think they had any idea they would get this kind of turnout. #
  • holding this in the middle of the day in a tiny venue was a really sneaky idea. #
  • mr. burleson just entered… to a standing ovation. #
  • now the crowd is chanting. daivd david david. #
  • well here we are time to get stated. we are being called into session. #
  • john jones is explaining the handout that was in the paper that we not talk and make a scene. #
  • prayer and now the pledge. #
  • now tracey is asking for motions. a motion is being made for public comment. tracey is striking it down. #
  • motion is being made to end the contract on june 30th 2009 of david burleson. there is a second. now discussion. #
  • sam wilkinson is saying not keeping mr. burleson until 2010 opens up the board of education up to a lawsuit. #
  • he is also saying that the board is elected to be a voice of the people. right now the people are not being represented. #
  • hairfield just made the same motion again that had already been made. i don’t know that he is paying attention. #
  • tracey norman is claiming that the bored is doing what they have to do to represent the people. now somebody is screaming from the back. #
  • now the student is being asked to leave and being walked out of the room by a pso officer. #
  • hairfield has motioned that the contract not have a set end date. there is no second. #
  • now tracey is ready to vote but buddy has stopped her to ask mr. burleson a question. he says the state has a copy of the contract. #
  • now they are voting on the motion to not renew the contract. the vote is 4 votes affirmative. 2 votes against. barnard is abstaining. #
  • now the public consesus is how do we impeach a school board member, or a group of them. #
  • mr. burleson is talking now. he is addressing the crowd. he wants everyone to keep the kids first and not worry about the actions of a few #
  • ruth ann suttles says that the public will be paying close attention to how the publics money has been spent. #
  • i think everyone is still waiting around to see if they board is going to do a “walk of shame” out of the building. #
  • according to the crowd tracey has a police escort and a back way out of the building. #
  • they are interviewing tracey norman and the crowd keeps interrupting her. #
  • now tracey is claiming that the termination was due to a personel issue. she says that she cannot talk any further about it. #
  • even 103.3 is here taking sound bytes. ruth ann suttles is clarifying her remarks that they will look into the spending of the board. #
  • the other members that voted burleson out are still hiding only tracey has dared enough to come out and talk to anyone. #
  • the facebook page created for mr. burleson will enumerate the workplaces of the board members to be boycotted. #
  • i got outside and there must have been over a 100 people outside. i am glad i did not wait any later to show up. #
  • there are people parked across the street at the church and their lot and grass is a sea of cars. #
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