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    HIGH SCHOOL 1957 vs. 2010

    Scenario 1:
    Jack goes quail hunting before school and then pulls into the school
    parking lot with his shotgun in his truck's gun rack.
    1957 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and
    gets his shotgun to show Jack.
    2010 - School goes into lock down, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never
    sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students
    and teachers.

    Scenario 2:
    Buster and Dale get into a fist fight after school.
    1957 - Crowd gathers. Buster wins. Buster and Dale shake hands and
    end up buddies.
    2010 - Police called and SWAT team arrives -- they arrest both Buster and
    Dale. They are both charged them with assault and both expelled even though Buster
    started it.

    Scenario 3:
    Jeffrey will not be still in class, he disrupts other students.
    1957 - Jeffrey sent to the Principal's office and given a good paddling by the
    Principal. He then returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class
    again.
    2010 - Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin. He becomes a zombie. He is then
    tested for ADD. The family gets extra money (SSI) from the government because
    Jeffrey has a disability.

    Scenario 4:
    Billy breaks a window in his neighbor's car and his Dad gives him a
    whipping with his belt.
    1957 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college and becomes
    a successful businessman.
    2010 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse.. Billy is removed to foster care
    and joins a gang. The state psychologist is told by Billy's sister that she
    remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison. Billy's mom has
    an affair with the psychologist.

    Scenario 5:
    Mark gets a headache and takes some aspirin to school..
    1957 - Mark shares his aspirin with the Principal out on the smoking dock
    2010 - The police are called and Mark is expelled from school for drug violations.
    His car is then searched for drugs and weapons.

    Scenario 6:
    Pedro fails high school English.
    1957 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes English and goes to college.
    2010 - Pedro's cause is taken up by state. Newspaper articles appear nationally
    explaining 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 core curriculum. Pedro is given
    his diploma anyway but ends up mowing lawns for a living because he cannot
    speak English.

    Scenario 7:
    Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from the Fourth of July, puts
    them in a model airplane paint bottle and blows up a red ant bed.
    1957 - Ants die.
    2010 - ATF, Homeland Security and the FBI are all called. Johnny is charged with
    domestic terrorism. The FBI investigates his parents -- and all siblings are
    removed from their home and all computers are confiscated. Johnny's dad is
    placed on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.

    Scenario 8:
    Johnny falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee He is found
    crying by his teacher, Mary . Mary hugs him to comfort him.
    1957 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.
    2010 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job. She faces
    3 years in State Prison. Johnny undergoes 5 years of therapy..

  • #2
    Yup, We surely live in interesting times.

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    • #3
      I know this is posted in the Funnies but I just feel depressed after reading that because, to a greater or lesser degree, it's true...

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      • #4
        Originally posted by harb View Post
        I know this is posted in the Funnies but I just feel depressed after reading that because, to a greater or lesser degree, it's true...
        Indeed! Mind you, number 7 has given me ideas!

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        • #5
          Originally posted by harb View Post
          I know this is posted in the Funnies but I just feel depressed after reading that because, to a greater or lesser degree, it's true...
          Ditto. I must be getting old.

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          • #6
            Had a good laugh at that one but it's very true how things are perceived and dealt with nowadays.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by harb View Post
              I know this is posted in the Funnies but I just feel depressed
              You ought to see a Dr, they could give you something for that!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by ChrisEdu View Post
                You ought to see a Dr, they could give you something for that!

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                • #9
                  It would be funny if it wasn't so true. Its very sad how things are now, they have got worse not improved.

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