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School - 1957 vs 2007
by Paul D Berube   
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Last edited: Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2007

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Is this really any way to live?

Scenario: Jack goes quail hunting before school, pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack.

1957 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack.

2007 - 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: Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.

1957 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up buddies.

2007 - Police called, SWAT team arrives, arrests Johnny and Mark. Charge them with assault, both expelled even though Johnny started it.


Scenario: Jeffrey won't be still in class, disrupts other students.

1957 - Jeffrey sent to office and given a good paddling by the Principal. Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.

2007 - Jeffrey given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie.  Tested for ADD. School gets extra money from state because Jeffrey has a disability.


Scenario: 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.

2007 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse.  Billy removed to foster care and joins a gang.  State psychologist tells Billy's sister that she remembers being abused herself and their dad goes to prison.  Billy's mom has affair with psychologist.

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

1957 - Mark shares aspirin with Principal out on the smoking dock.

2007 - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations.  Car searched for drugs and weapons.




Scenario: Johnny take s apart leftover firecrackers from 4th of July, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle, blows up a red ant bed.
1957 - Ants die.


2007 - 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.

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

1957 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.


2007 - 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.

 


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Reviewed by Z McClure
What a difference 50 years makes, eh? How the mighty have fallen. It's time to repent and return to common-sense!


Z.B.McClure 'ZACH'
Reviewed by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
How TRUE, Paul! What a mixed up world we have become, and I don't see much "for the better", either. Love these "57 to 07"!!
Blessings and Love ~~ Micke
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
What a difference - God help us!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
Reviewed by Bob Hennessey (Reader)
Wow that pretty well nails it. Would love to post this on my personal website with proper credit to author. Is that permissable

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