1957 vs 2009...my how things have changed





#1
Then vs now....its sad


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.
2009
- School goes into lock dow n, 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 fistfight after school.
1957
- Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up buddies.
2009 - 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.
2009 - 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.
2009 - 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.
2009 - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations. Car searched for drugs and weapons.

Scenario:
Pedro fails high school English.
1957 - Pedro goes to summer school, passes English, 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 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 cannot speak English.

Scenario:
Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from 4th of July, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle, blows up a red ant bed.
1957 - Ants die.
2009- 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, Mary. Mary hugs him to comfort him.
1957 - 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.
 

Mr Bogus

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#2
wow, talk about fact stranger than fiction... Better not let any soccer parents read this...

You could end up on the receiving end of a mini van... (and they wonder what happened to the USA) :rofl:

nation of self reliant, self starting hard working people turned into sniveling masses of govt supported deadbeats... :whistle: (well only 24% of them)
 

Dino

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wow, talk about fact stranger than fiction... Better not let any soccer parents read this...

You could end up on the receiving end of a mini van... (and they wonder what happened to the USA) :rofl:

nation of self reliant, self starting hard working people turned into sniveling masses of govt supported deadbeats... :whistle: (well only 24% of them)
1957 - We would all have thought Bogus was senile and set him to a home

2009 - We now know it is just early onset Alzheimer's disease and there are medications available.
 

Dino

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If you were not alive in 1957 (I was not) then your comment (like mine) is probably irrelevant.
 
#9
1957 - We would all have thought Bogus was senile and set him to a home

2009 - We now know it is just early onset Alzheimer's disease and there are medications available.
You forgot the part where in 2009 he's locked up in a mental institution for evaluation for pending treating.

:rofl:
 
#12
This was my reality in 1957. 13 years old, no helmet, no gloves, no boots. no license. Never got pulled over, rode it to school and allover the Los Angeles area.

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