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Originally posted by thewanger
Just remember it is the counter-culture of the 60's running the country for the last many years. Dope smokers and commies.
Originally posted by Viking9019
Welcome to the nanny state.
Originally posted by NthOther
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 it.
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 weapons.
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 therapy.
Originally posted by Byrd
"Shake hands?" "End up being buddies?" Someone had been watching "Leave it to Beaver." In the real world, the bullying and fighting continues. And in 1958, kids got expelled for that kind of activity in the schools I attended.
Originally posted by America?
reply to post by NthOther
About a month or 2 ago a student at the high school I attended got in ALOT of trouble for posting a distasteful comment on Facebook saying that, "school sucks I wish it would blow up." Well somehow someone saw this and the authorities were called and the FBI and maybe DHS show up to this kids house and confiscate all the families computers and whatnot and the kid got expelled and is going to serve jail time on the account of terrorism or something...
Originally posted by paraphi
Well as this is America
Leroy goes to his Negro Elementary School, but on his way is picked up by Jo, Fritz and ten of their KKK mates. They have a jolly good laugh at his expense and then throw him off a bridge to his death.
Hope this helps balance the rose tinted glasses view of the past.