High School... changes in 50 years....

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  1. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    HIGH SCHOOL -- 1959 vs. 2009

    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.
    1959 - Vice Principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show Jack.
    2009 - 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:
    Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.
    1959 - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up buddies.
    2009 - Police called and SWAT team arrives -- they arrest both Johnny and Mark. They are both charged them with assault and both expelled even though Johnny started it...

    Scenario 3:
    Jeffrey will not be still in class, he disrupts other students.
    1959 - 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.
    2009 - Jeffrey is given huge doses of Ritalin. He becomes a zombie. He is then tested for ADD. The school gets extra money from the state 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.
    1959 - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college and becomes a successful businessman.
    2009 - 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.
    1959 - Mark shares his aspirin with the Principal out on the smoking dock
    2009 - 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.
    1959 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes English and goes to college.
    2009 - 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.
    1959 - Ants die.
    2009 - 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.
    1959 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.
    2009 - 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.


    Guess we wanted change...
     
  2. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

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    These made me laugh. The sad thing is that they are true. [​IMG]
     
  3. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    what a sad world we live in...
     
  4. hennypenny9

    hennypenny9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would like to add to this one, I put it in bold.

    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.
    1959 - In a short time, Johnny feels better and goes on playing.
    2009 - 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. Johnny's parent's sue the school for safety violations. They win a settlement, and all floors are now made of rubber, with large caution signs in eight languages.
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

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    Yea, I wouldn't doubt that stupidity happening either! [​IMG] Thats the world we live in now folks. As was said, sad but true.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] You know I really do love you, right Mahonri???
     
  7. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

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    Quote:I was thinking the same thing! Except kind of not. I would like to meet you though if I ever travel to Phoenix.
     
  8. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    LOL! These are great! Sad though, but still funny. Too bad my boys will be growing up in this pathetic world we have created. [​IMG] I always said that I was born in the wrong generation.
     
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  9. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    This is so true it hurts.
     
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:Feeling is mutual.[​IMG]
     

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