As these incidents multiply, I’m becoming increasingly convinced that this is not simply insanity, but a deliberate effort to make children feel bad about guns. It makes it that much easier to disarm them when they’re adults.
Using a urinal in school is now grounds for detention, and for the no longer virginal guys they can be charged with possessing an assault weapon. Of course peeing while listening to Pat Travers sing Boom Boom (Out go the lights) is a certain death penalty case if there ever was one.
. . . that this is not simply insanity, but a deliberate effort to make children feel bad about guns.
This is correct. Guns have recreational, non-threatening uses, as even the Skeeter in Chief admits. Rules against bringing actual guns to school, or even toys or reproductions that could reasonably be mistaken for guns, make sense. Banning any representation of a gun of any type – whether silk-screened on a shirt, chomped into pastry or drawn on an art project, simply reflects a hysterical, totem-like hatred of the Thing Itself. Guns are not inherently bad or evil, but it is a Hate Crime and an Incitement to Violence to express, while on school grounds, one’s approval of guns or – clutch your pearls! – the right to own and use them.
The problem at it’s root, is that there should never have been such an abomination as a “public school”. How did Americans ever let there be such a place that a judge isn’t instantly tarred and feathered for telling a child she can not pray?
Give every child a voucher for 40% of what you claim to be spending to “educate” him.
Watch the boutique schools open on ever street corner offering precisely the kind of education you want for your child, and for precisely that amount of money.
Want an all girl school? All homo? NO homo? Specialize in third-world studies? Just the basics (three R’s)? You name it. There is a school for it, and within walking distance.
Think your kid’s better than your neighbors? Fine, there’s a school across town that charges more than the voucher.
To my knowledge, a pop tart has never killed or seriously wounded anyone. I don’t care if it’s shaped like an M60 machine gun with a bayonet on it, it’s still just a pop tart!
Now, a “toasted” pop tart is a whole nuther item! It’s hardened, pointy corners can cause blindness and severe gouging. If ‘freshly’ toasted, it can cause 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th degree burns. If you see one, don’t touch it! Leave the area and tell an adult! A fat one.
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