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Message 629215 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 0:00:29 UTC
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Message 629219 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 0:07:23 UTC

Are these students and parents human beings or mimosas? I don't know, many of these would cry out loud after ONE day in my childhood. Would they even survive that?
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Message 629309 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 2:02:22 UTC - in response to Message 629219.

I had to re-check the calendar for a moment, I thought it might be 1st. April.

This is so sad it beggars belief, is this what society has become? A namby pamby state....book me a ticket on the next rocket out of here.

What? All rockets have been grounded..the noise might upset someone...what a crock.

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Message 629324 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 2:14:55 UTC - in response to Message 629215.

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Oh yes, I remember that story. Seems to me that the school board should have told the parents "Sounds like a personal problem to me." and been done with it.
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Message 629359 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 2:41:48 UTC

Well, let's not leave it just here...I'm sure there are and/or will be many more examples of this kind of crap...post away.
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Message 629379 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 3:17:03 UTC

The History of Political Correctness
Free Congress Foundation
22 min 24 sec - Jul 24, 2007
www.freecongress.org

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=8630135369495797236&hl=en


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Message 629396 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 3:42:58 UTC

Is it 'politically correct' to talk about 'political correctness'? ;)
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Message 629398 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 3:44:01 UTC - in response to Message 629396.

Is it 'politically correct' to talk about 'political correctness'? ;)


Probably not. :)

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Message 629499 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 10:32:30 UTC

Personally, I think this "Political Correctness" is just BS.
Normal politeness and mutual respect are enough for everything. But this "PC" is just exaggerating it.
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Message 629550 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 13:07:09 UTC - in response to Message 629499.

Personally, I think this "Political Correctness" is just BS.
Normal politeness and mutual respect are enough for everything. But this "PC" is just exaggerating it.


Sen. Craig has a "wide stance" on what is politically correct. ;)
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Message 629628 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 16:04:50 UTC - in response to Message 629215.
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With the current compensation culture, it is quite possible that a parent could sue the school because one of their little dears had been "traumatised" by being chased. They would probably win, and to gain financial recompense, the school governors would in turn sue the head, for allowing it to happen.

We have the same thing in the UK with 3 legged races banned on school sports days, in case a child breaks their ankle. Councils are chopping down trees in the street in case someone sues them for slipping on wet leaves and hurting themselves.

The insurance companies will not insure against these activities, greedy lawyers take advantage, greedy people cash in.

edit - If more judges threw out these fatuous cases we might get somewhere, in the meantime welcome to the modern world.


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Message 629645 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 16:33:49 UTC - in response to Message 629628.

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With the current compensation culture, it is quite possible that a parent could sue the school because one of their little dears had been "traumatised" by being chased. They would probably win, and to gain financial recompense, the school governors would in turn sue the head, for allowing it to happen.

We have the same thing in the UK with 3 legged races banned on school sports days, in case a child breaks their ankle. Councils are chopping down trees in the street in case someone sues them for slipping on wet leaves and hurting themselves.

The insurance companies will not insure against these activities, greedy lawyers take advantage, greedy people cash in.

edit - If more judges threw out these fatuous cases we might get somewhere, in the meantime welcome to the modern world.



Here's a thought...our parents created it.

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Message 629734 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 19:38:59 UTC - in response to Message 629645.
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Here's a thought...our parents created it.


Heres another thought.

They created it, its our generation screwing it up...
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Message 629739 - Posted: 30 Aug 2007, 19:45:32 UTC - in response to Message 629734.


Here's a thought...our parents created it.


Heres another thought.

They created it, its our generation screwing it up...

...you have a point.
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Message 630154 - Posted: 31 Aug 2007, 13:37:30 UTC - in response to Message 629739.


Here's a thought...our parents created it.


Heres another thought.

They created it, its our generation screwing it up...

...you have a point.



Our parents earned it. The current generation expects it sans the work.
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Message 630157 - Posted: 31 Aug 2007, 13:39:58 UTC - in response to Message 630154.


Here's a thought...our parents created it.


Heres another thought.

They created it, its our generation screwing it up...

...you have a point.



Our parents earned it. The current generation expects it sans the work.


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Message 630701 - Posted: 1 Sep 2007, 2:12:55 UTC - in response to Message 630154.

Our parents earned it.

The only generation to actually 'earn' anything is either of very old age or is no longer with us... They passed their wealth on to their offspring on a silver platter only to have it foolishly squandered away... Now that generation is overworking and underpaying a new generation that simply doesn't know any better...

Just my two pennies... ;)

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Message 632257 - Posted: 2 Sep 2007, 19:41:28 UTC
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Very politically incorrect...

Sometimes you have to laugh at things that are so absurd.
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Message 632669 - Posted: 3 Sep 2007, 5:09:48 UTC
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How's this for Politically Incorrect

Ted Nugent on Border Security

or even better

Ted on the 2nd Amendment

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Message 634608 - Posted: 6 Sep 2007, 6:24:19 UTC

Wow. Uncle Ted talking sense brought the thread to a screeching halt.

Guess you all weren't as worried about " political incorrectness " as the thread title would have indicated...
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