Thursday, January 25, 2007


Wisconsin School Bans 'USA' Chant at Athletic Events
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 Fox News

One Wisconsin high school is catching flack for banning the use of the chant "U-S-A" at athletic events.

Baraboo High School officials have banned the chant after hearing that it had a double meaning for some students, the Capitol Times in Madison, Wis., reported Tuesday. Click here to read the Capitol Times story

Citing the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association code, Baraboo administrators banned "U-S-A" after learning it meant "U Suck [explicative]" to some students.

The WIAA code only allows positive cheers supporting one's own team and bans put-downs and other cheers fraught with innuendo, the paper said.

The decision to ban "U-S-A." had parents crying foul at a school board meeting last week, the Times reported.

"Any cheer you can come up with, if you want, can be perceived differently," parent Mary Williams told the paper. "In my opinion, it stands for 'USA.' More...


Wow! Now our countries initials are offensive! What about people that find these type of attacks on our rights offensive?

Burn the Flag - OK

Protest soldiers funerals - OK

Cindy Sheehan meeting with our enemies - OK

Protest in the name of "Free Speech" - OK

Chant USA - NOT OK

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