1973 versus 2006

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by EqtTrdr, Dec 12, 2006.

  1. 1973 vs 2006

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

    1973 - 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.
    Scenario: Johnny and Mark get into a fist fight after school.

    1973 - 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.
    Scenario: Jeffrey won't be still in class, disrupts other students.

    1973 - Jeffrey sent to office and given a good paddling by Principal.
    Sits still in class.

    2006 - Jeffrey given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. School gets
    extra money from state because Jeffrey has a disability.
    Scenario: Billy breaks a window in his father's car and his Dad gives him
    a whipping.

    1973 - 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.
    Scenario: Mark gets a headache and takes some headache medicine to

    1973 - Mark shares headache medicine with Principal out on the smoking

    2006 - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations.Car
    searched for drugs and weapons.
    Scenario: Mary turns up pregnant.

    1973 - 5 High School Boys leave town. Mary does her senior year at a
    special school for expectant mothers.

    2006 - Middle School Counselor calls Planned Parenthood, who notifies the
    ACLU. Mary is driven to the next state over and gets an abortion without
    her parent's consent or knowledge. Mary given condoms and told to be more
    careful next time.
    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 ..

    1973 - Ants die.

    2006 - 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, Mary. Mary, hugs him to comfort him.

    1973 - 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.