The Deadly Finger Gun

Here we go again . . . A ten year old boy was suspended from school for three days for “goofing off” and “making his fingers look like a gun, having the thumb up and the pointed finger sticking out.” I will never understand the lunacy behind zero-tolerance policies. Society puts educated and responsible people […]

Another Toy Gun Suspension

Days into the new school year, and here we go again. . . . another toy gun suspension. This time, it was a fourth grade boy who brought a blue, orange and green plastic toy to school for show and tell . . . and was suspended for three days. Same story, different day. Take […]

Federal Agency SWAT Teams – Why So Many?

This cartoon reminded me of a growing trend in this country – the number of federal agencies with their own SWAT teams.  Among those federal agencies laying claim to their own law enforcement divisions are the State Department, Department of Education, Department of Energy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service, to […]

Joe Biden’s Shotgun Advice

In a recent interview with Parents magazine, Vice President Joe Biden gave some “great” advice:   If you want to protect yourself, get a double barrel shotgun,” Biden said. “I promise you, as I told my wife … I said, ‘Jill, if there’s ever a problem, just walk out on the balcony here, walk out, […]

Second Grader Suspended for Pop Tart Gun. . . Really

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve seen a ridiculous story about a school overreacting to an imaginary gun, like one made of paper or legos.  It was worth the wait; this week’s story takes the cake (bad pun, sort of). Park Elementary School second-grader, Josh Welch, 7, was suspended for two days for biting […]

More Lunacy in Our Schools

RKBA Blog previously posted about the five year old who was suspended for making a “terrorist threat” with a Hello Kitty bubble gun.  After I posted that story, several readers thought I made it up since nothing that ridiculous could really happen. . . right?  Wrong!  Here are two more that you won’t believe. Philadelphia, […]

School District Stops 5 Year Old Terrorist

Much like Al Queda, we have the “Hello Kitty” terrorist network on the run. Rest easy residents of Mount Carmel; the threat has been dealt with. Administrators at Mount Carmel Area Elementary School, PA, suspended a five year old kindergarten student for  ten days after she made a “terrorist threat” towards a classmate.   She allegedly […]