Seriously, what kind of costs must that school be facing now? I cant believe that a single principal has the power to levy that kind of pain against a district unless there was a collaboration of assholes supporting something so fucking stupid...
Exactly; it’s pretty fucking insulting to bitch that this ruling was “teehee Becky can complain!” but in actuality it’s pretty significant for what constitutes free speech out of a school setting in a world where our words and locations are increasingly disparate from one another. This is why this site needs writers… Read more
This story has the feel of some principal or other high end school administrator happily escalating things on a power trip just because they don’t have to pay the legal costs. The goal was never to protect the sanctity of the learning process, it was to win an argument with a (then) child.
Retail and food service have always had terrible customer issues but I can’t count how many times over the past year I was at a Target or a grocery store or anyplace really and a customer lost their shit over something stupid. I saw a poor Target worker get screamed at by some insane shopper and tried to say something… Read more
I live in Boston now but grew up in Chicago. Boston is far less segregated than I expected (I live in Dorchester and, yeah, I know, it’s “different” now). But in Chicago you have train tracks, six lane streets and entire expressways that partially created/partially reinforced segregation. The borders I see in Boston… Read more
Until companies and managers start protecting their employees, and ditch the inaccurate and outdated model of “The customer is always right,” this is just the beginning. The years I spent working retail included being screamed at almost daily by people because Oprah’s latest promoted book had sold out within five… Read more
I applaud your ability to improve through revision.
Scorpions sting, goddamnit, they don’t bite.
Eating their own is always great. The nastiest thing about these idiots is their lines being closed too much. Mindhive