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5 yr. Old Receives Psychiatric Evaluation After Talking About Hello Kitty Bubble Gun At School

http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/kindergartner-suspended...

"A 5-year-old girl was suspended from school earlier this week after she made what the school called a "terrorist threat."

Her weapon of choice? A small, Hello Kitty automatic bubble blower.

The kindergartner, who attends Mount Carmel Area Elementary School in Pennsylvania, caught administrators' attention after suggesting she and a classmate should shoot each other with bubbles.

"I think people know how harmless a bubble is. It doesn't hurt," said Robin Ficker, an attorney for the girl's family. According to Ficker, the girl, whose identity has not been released, didn't even have the bubble gun toy with her at school.

The kindergartner was ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation during her 10-day suspension, which was later reduced to two days. The evaluation deemed the girl normal and not a threat to others, Ficker said.
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those who voted for obama

those who voted for obama need to have their head examined.

Bob Marshall

Why people persist

in placing their children in the insane government baby-sitting centers, is way, way beyond me.

Bubbleguns

...suitable ONLY for profession@ls in l@w enforcement & the military. They should repl@ce their M16s.

Hello Kitty AR-15...

You'd almost think this is what the 5 year old took to school or something.
http://blog.riflegear.com/archive/2007/12/26/hello-kitty-ar-...

De criminalize Liberty!

What the...

I thought I've seen enough ridiculous stupidity in my own country, but this... This tramples all the notions and stereotypes of "idiot country" we have about us-of-a... This isn't even silly, it's just plain retarded.

Only as high as i reach can i grow
Only as far as i seek can i go
Only as deep as i look can i see
Only as much as i dream can i be

I am so confused...

Every MSM news article now seems like it is straight out of The Onion. WTF is wrong with this country now? I don't even recognize it anymore!

Somewhere between what you

Somewhere between what you see on TV and what you read on alternative news sources lies the truth. They say that all good lies are about 85% truth. Those margins are certainly not scientific but perhaps a good starting point. I don't know how many "good" lies I have heard or read so perhaps those numbers are inverted, more like 15% truth.

"It does not take a majority to prevail, but an irate tireless few keen on setting the brushfire of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams

Im sure that she is now on a

Im sure that she is now on a "no fly, no buy" list. Don't worry sweetheart, when we take our country back and it becomes the Constitutional Republic it was meant to be we'll get you off that list.

"It does not take a majority to prevail, but an irate tireless few keen on setting the brushfire of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams

Call the school

I suggest calling the school and registering comments about what a lack of good judgement this is on the part of the school officials. I did just that and they are forwarding all calls to their district office.
http://www.mca.k12.pa.us/elementary/index.html
507-339-1500 ext2

Maybe the school wasn't so crazy...

What this did was tell the little girl and all of the kids in her class that guns of any kind are not ok, and you shouldn't even discuss them. That sounds like a fine globalist message.

W00T! Crazy checks for everyone! Want to know how this ends?

Mom and Dad don't think the kid is nuts, but they will go to the professional to PROVE it. Then the professional will warn them of the problems they just don't see... And somewhere in this adjustment from protecting their child to accepting that their child is crazy, someone will dangle a paycheck. This 5 year old will be put on SSDI for that TERRIBLE case of SAD, or ADD, or ADHD, or my personal favorite, ODD. Yes, in this case, I think it is clearly ODD. Then the parents will have all the diagnosis codes they need to get all the medicine the pharmacist can peddle (cha-ching!) although the child will need frequent check ups with both her psychiatrist (cha-ching!) and her physician (cha-ching!) and if Mom and Dad have no insurance the child will get Medicaid (slightly reduced cha-ching, but still profitable.) In a haze of diagnosis and treatment and media ass-clownery, these poor people do not stand a chance. Times are HARD and when tempted with a check for the rest of their child's life to help with the expenses, they will give in. They will start the crazy-checks where everyone "looking out for the child" ONLY gets paid if the child stays crazy.
And of course, they know just the drug to KEEP the child crazy, don't they?

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

You said exactly what I wanted to say. Thanks

for saving me the time.

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I don't see any reason why

I don't see any reason why the average American should have access to bubble guns with as large a bubble solution reservoir as the Hello Kitty Bubble Gun. I mean, how far should our "rights" go? How would you feel if your neighbor had this pointed at your home?

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I agree. We should pass

I agree. We should pass legislation to limit automatic bubble machines to one bubble per second and the bubble machines can only hold enough solution for 10 bubbles. Think of how many watery eyes we could save people! The bubble making industry has gotten too powerful. We need to rein them in before there is a bubble machine in every home.

If ignorance is bliss, Washington DC must be heaven.

You guys want my Hello Kitty

You guys want my Hello Kitty Bubble Gun machine? From my cold soapy hands!!!

Michael Nystrom's picture

Earth to America

Kids are not adults. Don't hold them to the same standards.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Parents' Mistake

The mere act of appealing the principal's decision to suspend their daughter for the "incident" is a tacit acknowledgement that they are dealing with another rational human being. The proper response is to keep your child AWAY from toxic environments where such institutionalized adult irrationality runs rampant and poisons young minds. Welcome the suspension for what it is, an exhibit and admission of human stupidity, and inform the school that you will never let them anywhere near your child again. Find a different school, or homeschool.

Debbie's picture

Perhaps they wouldn't be so paranoid if they could defend

themselves . . . just sayin', they should at least be allowed to have adult-sized bubble guns so they could take this Hello Kitty out!

Debbie

Unfortunately

...after her psych evaluation the doctor might see to it that poor little girl will not be permitted to own a bubblegun ever again.

Cyril's picture

Exactly! :)

Exactly! :)

Ha!

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

I'm thinkin' mebbe whoever it was in school administration...

...who sees a bubble gun as a terrorist threat and deems it worthy of a psych evaluation is prolly the one who is in need of the psych evaluation.

Cyril's picture

Really? Ya thinkin'?

Really? Ya thinkin'?

Me thinks ze same, too! ;)

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Unbelievable...

What the Hell is this country turning into?

Did the parents actually let the little girl be evaluated?

I would sue them all!

I hope the family decides to homeschool.

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." (Dr. Seuss)

just noticed that they did.

I can't understand why in the world they would subject their daughter to that. It's bad enough the stupid administrators demanded it. It's outrageous that the parents complied. Shame on them all!

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." (Dr. Seuss)

Cyril's picture

Subtitle proposal

Subtitle proposal:

"How Your Tax Payer-Paid Public Services Go FULL RETARD Because YES, THEY CAN !"

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Debbie's picture

LOL

So true.

Debbie

Class, there will be no talk of evil bubble guns.

Now hurry up and get to gym class for today's nice, friendly game of dodgeball.

Cyril's picture

LOL. Yeah, completely on par with their expected logic.

LOL. Yeah, completely on par with their expected logic.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Many schools have banned

Many schools have banned dodgeball as well.