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Thread: That was Then, This is Now

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    I received this from my cousin, one of those email's that people feel the need to forward to 100 people and are usually not worth the 30 seconds it takes to read. Anyway, thought people here could appreciate some this one.

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


    1953 - 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.


    1953 - 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.

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


    1953 - Mark shares headache medicine with Principal who has a headache also.

    2006
    - Police called, Mark expelled from school for drug violations. Car searched for drugs and weapons.


    Scenario: Johnny takes apart leftover firecrackers from the 4th of July, puts them in a model airplane paint bottle, blows up a red ant hill.

    1953
    - Ants die.

    2006
    - 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.



    "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." - Thomas Jefferson

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    Yeah, How true. We're being protected, though.

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    VAopencarry wrote:

    1953
    - Ants die.

    OMG I was drinking milk when I read that and now my keyboard and moniter need a bath. Thanks for sharing!

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