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Old 02-07-2013, 08:08 AM   #21
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DH had an aunt, who appeared before a judge many years ago. The judge sentenced her to 15 days in jail. She told the judge that she could do that standing on her head. The judge gave her an additional 15 days to get back on her feet.

Don't mess with people who have power over you!
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:25 AM   #22
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I had a friend that got a traffic fine. He said that sucks! To the Judge. The Judge doubled it. I asked him if he replied "That really sucks!". He indicated that he had nothing further to say to the Judge at that time.
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:22 AM   #23
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Seeing young people like this saddens me, and acts as a reminder that there is a large slice of the population who are nothing like me, and with whom I want as little to do with as possible.
It's not just young people by any stretch.
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Seeing young people like this saddens me, and acts as a reminder that there is a large slice of the population who are nothing like me, and with whom I want as little to do with as possible.

Such a rotten attitude at such a young age. This is the time of life when the world should seem like completely new territory, just waiting to be conquered. That, to me, is what being young is all about. Somehow, I don't think that is what the world looks like to her. What a sad way to squander a life.
I agree completely.
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:21 PM   #25
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Looks like she came down off her high, apologized to the original judge and he suspended the jail time. Hopefully she learned her lesson.

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Old 02-09-2013, 03:31 PM   #26
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Don't mess with people who have power over you!
Reminds me of one of my father's lessons to me as a child. You never mess with the police...yes sir, no sir. Never said how to handle a judge, guess he hoped I'd never find myself there (he was right, although I have participated in several civil cases as an employee). I was caught in 6th grade passing a note with inflammatory language in it (can't remember what it was now!) but do remember lecture from Dad about NEVER putting anything in writing you wouldn't share when he got the disciplinary notice. That's a lesson that many, many people should learn when it comes to email. Secure? No such thing. Worked in government, and reporters on a whim could ask for ALL your emails coming and going if they chose to. Oh my goodness, thankfully they never did. I was never judicious in sharing my opinions with employees. But...NOW IT DOESN'T MATTER! Life is good.
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I thought the author of these two articles had a good perspective on the issue:
http://tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.co...afford-lawyer/
http://tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.co...a-legislature/

Anyone just watching the video clip should read those short commentaries before judging the girl, IMO.
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I got cured of talking back to my elders a long time ago, in the fourth grade.
We were taking up long division and had been assigned five problems a day for a couple of weeks. One day Miss Margaret assigned us ten problems for the homework. I made a smart ass remark, got twenty problems assigned to me and got a B grade in deportment that six weeks for that singe remark.
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I got cured of talking back to my elders a long time ago, in the fourth grade.
We were taking up long division and had been assigned five problems a day for a couple of weeks. One day Miss Margaret assigned us ten problems for the homework. I made a smart ass remark, got twenty problems assigned to me and got a B grade in deportment that six weeks for that singe remark.
Probably went on your perminate record too.
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:51 AM   #30
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It's not just young people by any stretch.
No, it's not just young people, but I find it particularly saddening to see in them.
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