Ah, the good old days...

Discussion in 'Off-topic' started by USMC - Retired, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. USMC - Retired

    USMC - Retired Active Member

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    Scenario: Jack pulls into school parking lot with rifle in gun rack.

    1956 - Vice Principal comes over, takes a look at Jack's rifle, goes to his car and gets his to show Jack.

    2006 - School goes into lockdown, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students and teachers.

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    Scenario: Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.

    1956 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up best friends. Nobody goes to jail, nobody arrested, nobody expelled.

    2006 - Police called, SWAT team arrives, arrests Johnny and Mark. Charge them with assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it.

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    Scenario: Jason won't be still in class, disr upts other students.

    1956 - Jason sent to office and given a good paddling by Principal. Sits still in class.

    2006 - Jason given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. School gets extra money from state because Jason has a disability.

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    Scenario: Billy breaks a window in his father's car and his Dad gives him a whipping.

    1956 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college, and becomes a successful businessman.

    2006 - Billy's Dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy removed to foster care and joins a gang. Billy's sister is told by state psychologist that she remembers being abused herself and their Dad goes to prison. Billy's mom has affair with psychologist.

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    Scenario: Mark gets a headache and takes some headache medicine to school.

    1956 - Mark shares headache medicine with Principal out on the smoking dock.

    2006 - Police called, Mark exp elled from school for drug violations. Car searched for drugs and weapons.

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    Scenario: Pedro fails high school English.

    1956 : Pedro goes to summer school, passes English, goes to college.

    2006 : Pedro's cause is taken up by the liberals. Newspaper articles appear nationally explaining that teaching English as a requirement for graduation is racist. ACLU files class action lawsuit against state school system and Pedro's English teacher. English banned from core curriculum. Pedro given diploma anyway but ends up mowing lawns for a living because he can't speak English.

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    Scenario: Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from the 4th of July, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle, blows up a red ant bed

    1956 - Ants die.

    2006 - BATF, Homeland Security, FBI called. Johnny charged with domestic terrorism, FBI investigates parents, siblings removed from home, computers confiscated, Johnny's Dad goes on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly again.

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    Scenario: Johnny falls while running during recess and scrapes his knee. He is found crying by his teacher, Mary. Mary, hugs him to comfort him.

    1956 - In a short time Johnny feels better and goes on playing.

    2006 - Mary is accused of being a sexual predator and loses her job. She faces 3 years in State Prison.
     
  2. foshizzle

    foshizzle New Member

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    Scenario: Johnny is mad at his schoolmates.

    1956: Johnny says his schoolmates are offending him. Parents, teachers, Johnny and said schoolmates talk and resolve the issue.

    2007: Johnny calls appropriate civil rights group (NAACP, Aryan Nation, La Raza etc..). Johnny sues school board. Johnny alleges mental distress based on racist remarks by administrators and various state officials. Johnny rakes in multi-million dollar settlement and curriculum is changed to avoid offending anyone by saying anything at all.
     

  3. Dan H

    Dan H New Member

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  4. ptsmith24

    ptsmith24 New Member

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    haha,
    1956 - Ants die.

    I like that one. :lol:
     
  5. glockgirl

    glockgirl New Member

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    these would all be funny if it wasn't so sad that they are all true.
     
  6. pro2am

    pro2am New Member

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    Yep..I smiled..a little, but honestly I had more sadness reading it than other emotions. It's true...and it really bums me out.
     
  7. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Romans 1:16

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    USMC, Why did you choose 1956?
     
  8. USMC - Retired

    USMC - Retired Active Member

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    I didn't, to be honest it's a copy of an email my brother sent me.
     
  9. foshizzle

    foshizzle New Member

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    I think that is when he retired. :shock:
     
  10. merlock

    merlock New Member

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    :rotfl: