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2009-06-25 Home Front: Politix
Sometimes, Common Sense Prevails
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Posted by Rawsnacks 2009-06-25 14:37|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [398 views ]  Top

#1 I thought I put this in Homefront: Politix.... sorry.
Posted by Rawsnacks">Rawsnacks  2009-06-25 14:41||   2009-06-25 14:41|| Front Page Top

#2 Is this a strip searchable case if the person was an adult? Seems doubtful to me. If an adult couldn't have been searched under these circumstances then it seems ridiculous that this got all the way up the appeals chain. This seems like an expensive lesson to the school about the dangers of these 100% inforcement rules that they make.
Posted by Richard of Oregon 2009-06-25 15:23||   2009-06-25 15:23|| Front Page Top

#3 I just looked it up to be sure,
IBUPROFEN is NOT a DRUG, it's a painkiller commonly known as Tylenol.

What the hell is a school doing banning what amounts to aspirin
Posted by Redneck Jim 2009-06-25 16:32||   2009-06-25 16:32|| Front Page Top

#4 If I were the girl I sure as hell wouldn't comply to such a ridiculous over-the-line request. The parents should have been called at this point and informed.

However, the court said individuals could not be held liable in a lawsuit.

If school personnel were held liable there would be a lot more common sense in the public school.
Posted by JohnQC 2009-06-25 17:03||   2009-06-25 17:03|| Front Page Top

#5 Redneck Jim, not sure where you looked it up but Tylenol isn't ibuprofen, it's acetaminophen. Motrin is ibuprofen.
Posted by Penguin 2009-06-25 17:06||   2009-06-25 17:06|| Front Page Top

#6 In schools, asprin is the same as heroin to the teachers, which in my opinion is dumb, lazy, and is missing the point. There are a handful of kids I know over the years that have been kicked out of school because they had an asprin at the bottom of their purse.
Posted by Boss Grolump7843 2009-06-25 17:32||   2009-06-25 17:32|| Front Page Top

#7 I hate it when I agree with the left wing of the court, but the school employees should most definitely be held personally liable. It should also result in mandatory termination.
Posted by Iblis 2009-06-25 18:02||   2009-06-25 18:02|| Front Page Top

#8 I wonder how many teachers and Administrators have Asprin, Tylenol, and Motrin in their desks or purses or cars.

When I was in high school the Dean of Students kept a bottle of booze in his desk - and would sometimes take a sip or three during school hours. One time he was talking to me and I had to step back the booze on his breath was so strong.
Posted by CrazyFool 2009-06-25 18:18||   2009-06-25 18:18|| Front Page Top

#9 teachers, which in my opinion is are dumb, lazy, and is missing the point

There, fixed it for ya.
Posted by no mo uro 2009-06-25 18:20||   2009-06-25 18:20|| Front Page Top

#10 The bottom line is that this is just one, of about a dozen issues, all about public schools, that have been in the courts repeatedly for decades now. They are an unconscionable waste of resources, costs many millions of dollars annually, and are never, ever resolved.

Should students be required to wear uniforms. Should students be allowed to wear clothing that is distracting and/or political-religious. Should school newspapers be censored. Should parents be able to keep offensive books out of school libraries. All the zero-tolerance issues. Can teachers physically touch students. Corporal punishment. Prayer in school. Valedictorian speeches.

The SAME crap, over and over again. Perhaps the SCOTUS should put its foot down and make a blanket statement that it will refuse to hear any more of these State level cases.

Do you know that the "Bong Hits For Jesus" case is being heard for a SECOND time by the SCOTUS?
Posted by Anonymoose 2009-06-25 18:28||   2009-06-25 18:28|| Front Page Top

#11 Strip searching a 13 year old girl over ibuprofen...
one word comes to mind... Pedophile
Posted by 3dc 2009-06-25 20:58||   2009-06-25 20:58|| Front Page Top

#12 I feel your pain, 'moose, but the Court itself decides whether to grant cert, so if they're hearing too many of these cases, it's their own damn fault.
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-06-25 21:40||   2009-06-25 21:40|| Front Page Top

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