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.


2. ...

[via The Corner]


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...


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.