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40. As usual, Futurama sums the irony and pathos up best
Leela: Didn't you have ads in the 21st century?

Fry: Well sure, but not in our dreams. Only on TV and radio, and in magazines, and movies, and at ball games... and on buses and milk cartons and t-shirts, and bananas and written on the sky. But not in dreams, no siree.
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  -Forcing young kids to hear COMMERCIALS on School Buses??? lostnfound  Jun-05-06 07:05 PM   #0 
  - some drivers play christians only radio stations or rush nt  msongs   Jun-05-06 07:07 PM   #1 
  - We had a librarian who played christian music in the school library  proud2Blib   Jun-05-06 07:10 PM   #6 
  - Link does not work nt  Terran1212   Jun-05-06 07:07 PM   #2 
  - Sorry, it's fixed now. Thanks for telling me. nt  lostnfound   Jun-05-06 07:29 PM   #14 
  - Kids don't do homework on the bus  proud2Blib   Jun-05-06 07:08 PM   #3 
  - I did  Ariana Celeste   Jun-05-06 09:02 PM   #18 
     - They don't today  proud2Blib   Jun-05-06 10:17 PM   #22 
  - Well, that constitues torture - or it should......  Waya   Jun-05-06 07:08 PM   #4 
  - What radios on school buses  jumpoffdaplanet   Jun-05-06 07:10 PM   #5 
  - We have them on our buses  proud2Blib   Jun-05-06 07:11 PM   #7 
  - It's been twenty years since I was in high school...  Mythsaje   Jun-05-06 07:59 PM   #16 
     - Thirty years for me  sandnsea   Jun-05-06 09:12 PM   #20 
  - I suppose some dumbass board of ed. out there might . . .  donco6   Jun-05-06 07:14 PM   #8 
  - If we won't fund our schools, the schools will look elsewhere...  Orsino   Jun-05-06 07:14 PM   #9 
  - Tax the Rich.  onehandle   Jun-05-06 07:16 PM   #12 
  - I dunno...that's a lotta fuck.  Orsino   Jun-05-06 07:25 PM   #13 
  - That's right. The book "Born to Buy"  lostnfound   Jun-05-06 07:30 PM   #15 
  - Bad enough on regular buses.  onehandle   Jun-05-06 07:15 PM   #10 
  - All the buses I rode on had radios  kiahzero   Jun-05-06 07:16 PM   #11 
  - It all started with Channel One. Free TV equipment for your school  BerryBush   Jun-05-06 08:55 PM   #17 
     - I remember watching him my senior year of high school  xmas74   Jun-06-06 04:15 PM   #29 
     - They had Channel One in my middle school, I just napped during it  pstokely   Jun-08-06 01:45 AM   #44 
  - Many school districts "outsource" their busing  LWolf   Jun-05-06 09:12 PM   #19 
  - School districts have contracts will the bus companies  pstokely   Jun-08-06 01:46 AM   #45 
  - Maybe I Have Faulty Perception But I Really Don't Have A Problem With This  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-05-06 09:37 PM   #21 
  - Think "Channel One" --  lostnfound   Jun-06-06 08:30 AM   #24 
  - I Appreciate The Well Put Post, But Like I Said, I Have No Problem With It  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-06-06 04:10 PM   #28 
  - The kids have to be there.  Orsino   Jun-06-06 04:34 PM   #30 
     - Oh For Christ's Sake, It's Just Commercials.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-06-06 05:06 PM   #31 
        - It's forced brainwashing, kids already get too much of that  pstokely   Jun-08-06 01:49 AM   #47 
           - I Consider That Statement To Be Beyond Extreme.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-08-06 06:12 AM   #49 
  - Oh God... Channel One..  Ariana Celeste   Jun-06-06 05:14 PM   #32 
  - I don't have a problem with neighborhood businesses placing ads during  pstokely   Jun-08-06 01:48 AM   #46 
  - It is 8 minutes more than my child is exposed to in my car (nm)  Book Lover   Jun-06-06 06:21 PM   #39 
     - Yay For You. Here's A Scooby Snack.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-06-06 08:21 PM   #41 
     - Just cause YOU don't care what your kid is exposed to, doesn't mean  U4ikLefty   Jun-08-06 01:59 AM   #48 
     - Mine too. It's Pacifica or nothing for me...  lostnfound   Jun-06-06 09:17 PM   #42 
  - A few pencils through the speaker grilles will fix that. And well deserved  eppur_se_muova   Jun-06-06 03:28 AM   #23 
  - Man; I am quickly reaching full saturation on this crap.  lildreamer316   Jun-06-06 08:36 AM   #25 
  - I see nothing wrong with it  johnnie   Jun-06-06 08:46 AM   #26 
  - That's what I used to think... But how much time is too much?  lostnfound   Jun-06-06 10:15 AM   #27 
  - Corporate propaganda  kwolf68   Jun-06-06 05:19 PM   #33 
     - As I said, it has been a round for a long time  johnnie   Jun-06-06 06:09 PM   #35 
  - Get your kid an MP3 player.  dbaker41   Jun-06-06 05:33 PM   #34 
  - there was a sci-fi story/book years ago about commercials on clouds  bobbieinok   Jun-06-06 06:14 PM   #36 
  - A recurring theme in SF--ads get more and more intrusive.  eppur_se_muova   Jun-08-06 12:13 AM   #43 
  - This needs to be turned into a safety issue so the whole  Ilsa   Jun-06-06 06:17 PM   #37 
  - This is part of the reason Republicans cut education funding all the time  ComerPerro   Jun-06-06 06:17 PM   #38 
  - As usual, Futurama sums the irony and pathos up best  Book Lover   Jun-06-06 06:24 PM   #40 

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