Comment: Disgraceful

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That's life in our "zero tolerance" world that
a) dumbs down morality,
b) fosters standardization, and
c) diverts control from the individual to the government
by replacing the use of JUDGMENT & COMMON SENSE with (centrally-planned) RULES THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED. The government's work-ethic mantra: "We're not paying you to think!"

Thus, we have cases such as a kindergartener suspended when he brought a toy ax to school - on Halloween: it was part of his fireman's costume (Deer Lakes, PA). And we have an active-duty Marine who lost his legs to an IED forced to remove his prosthetic legs and endure other insults added to injury... among a litany of such heartless government/TSA abuses to the disabled, the elderly, and children (not that anyone should have to deal with being physically touched by government workers)... what Hunter rightly described as a "lack of situational awareness and respect." Fortunately for bureaucrats, older Americans are becoming inured to such behavior, while younger Americans are being raised to believe this is actually normal.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir