Sunday, April 15, 2007

Then vs Now

This is good:

"...8 (more) reasons the 1950s are unfairly maligned" by Roger Kimball

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

1956 - 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.

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[via The Corner]

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

In light of what happenned today in VA do you think it is wise to leave this here?

arctic_front said...

Maybe anonymous should wake up.

maybe he better start using their head instead of the typical fall-back plan of trying to appear 'sensitive' and start dealing with reality.

JR said...

arctic_front,

Exactly right. As you suggest in the above 'VA Tech massacre' post the outcome might have been much less horrific if there had been a few armed 'Jacks' and 'Vice Principals' on campus to deter or neutralize the killer.