posted on Mar, 30 2011 @ 01:03 PM
I was sent this email this morning. So true, and a sad reminder of how ridiculous our society has become:
Jack goes quail hunting before school, then pulls into the school parking lot with his shotgun in his truck's gun rack.
1958 - Vice principal approaches, looks at Jack's shotgun, then goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack.
2011 - School goes into lockdown, the FBI is called, and Jack is hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors are called in
for traumatized students and teachers.
Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.
1958 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up being buddies.
2011 - Police called. SWAT team arrives and arrests both Johnny and Mark. They are both charged with assault and expelled, even though Johnny started
Jeffrey will not sit still in class, disrupting other students.
1958 - Jeffrey is sent to the principal's office and given a good paddling. He returns to class, sits still, and does not disrupt the class again.
2011 - Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin, turning him into a zombie. He is then tested for ADHD. The family gets money from the government
because Jeffrey has a disability.
Mark has a headache and takes some aspirin to school.
1958 - Mark's teacher asks, "Anyone have any aspirin?". Mark is happy to share.
2011 - The police are called and Mark is expelled for violating the school's zero tolerance drug policy. His car is then searched for drugs and
Pedro fails high school english.
1958 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes english, and goes to college.
2011 - Pedro's cause is taken up by the state. Newspaper articles appear nationally claiming that teaching english as a requirement for graduation is
racist. ACLU files class action lawsuit against the state school system and Pedro's english teacher. English is then banned from the core cirriculum.
Pedro is given his diploma anyway, but ends up mowing lawns for a living because he can't speak english.
Jimmy falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee. He is found crying by his teacher, Mary. Mary hugs Jimmy to comfort him.
1958 - In a short time, Jimmy feels better and goes on playing.
2011 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job, facing three years in state prison. Jimmy undergoes five years of intense