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58. For that price he should have taught you how to write a grammatically correct declarative sentence.
You deserve a refund from your professor, and you are overcharging for that tip.
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  -A gay student murdered in a classroom... cynatnite  Mar-28-08 09:52 PM   #0 
  - Since when is drag...  Noirceuil   Mar-28-08 10:01 PM   #1 
  - What he was wearing was probably not a violation of the dress code...  cynatnite   Mar-28-08 10:04 PM   #4 
  - Transsexuals or transgenders beware:  Lex   Mar-28-08 10:04 PM   #5 
  - Given the nature...  Noirceuil   Mar-28-08 10:06 PM   #6 
  - It is. And you were challenging that, as well.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:08 PM   #9 
  - Because he would rather die on his feet  DBoon   Mar-28-08 10:18 PM   #15 
     - He is. He made his point. nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:20 PM   #17 
     - Unfortunately, being a hero in most cases aslo requires being a martyr  TheFriendlyAnarchist   Mar-28-08 10:22 PM   #19 
  - Idiotic is your first reply.  RedCappedBandit   Mar-28-08 10:13 PM   #11 
  - Given the nature...  demmiblue   Mar-28-08 10:19 PM   #16 
  - NEWS FLASH:  Noirceuil   Mar-28-08 10:25 PM   #20 
     - But do you understand why he did what he did? nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:30 PM   # 
     - I understand..  Noirceuil   Mar-28-08 10:34 PM   #25 
        - Maybe they agreed with his approach. nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:36 PM   #27 
        - Speaking of curiosity..  RedCappedBandit   Mar-28-08 11:02 PM   #41 
        - In CA, thankfully, it's illegal to discriminate based on gender identity  LostinVA   Mar-29-08 12:15 PM   #84 
        - did you read the article?  unapatriciated   Mar-29-08 12:30 PM   #87 
        - Maybe because the school  Popol Vuh   Mar-29-08 01:20 PM   #97 
        - I can guarantee you that no matter what the kid wore  donheld   Mar-30-08 03:27 AM   #131 
     - Hmm...  demmiblue   Mar-28-08 10:47 PM   #31 
     - You don't have to be a far-left nut to not be transphobic  LostinVA   Mar-29-08 12:14 PM   #83 
     - True. I'm not a "far-left nut" and I'm not transphobic.  quantessd   Mar-29-08 11:51 PM   #119 
        - We don't really know what the kid was  LostinVA   Mar-30-08 07:38 AM   #135 
     - So what are you moderate or centrist about?  zanne   Mar-30-08 08:50 AM   #143 
  - Your post blames the kid for his attire being responsible  Lex   Mar-28-08 10:37 PM   #29 
     - Am I the only one...  Noirceuil   Mar-28-08 10:45 PM   #30 
        - I have an idea, maybe schools should actually put restrictions on the  hulklogan   Mar-28-08 10:52 PM   #32 
        - Do you have a sincere, serious argument? Nope. ..zzzzzzzzzz....  quantessd   Mar-30-08 01:49 AM   #126 
           - I thought the post was quite well argued.  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-08 03:02 PM   #172 
        - The school should "not have allowed it" or the school should have educated  Lex   Mar-28-08 10:56 PM   #35 
        - Agreed. You don't force the person in the right to change.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:59 PM   #38 
           - You must be one of them far left nuts!  RedCappedBandit   Mar-28-08 11:05 PM   #43 
              - My English professor...  Noirceuil   Mar-28-08 11:27 PM   #46 
                 - Thank the FSM for the sarcasm tag ;)  RedCappedBandit   Mar-28-08 11:33 PM   #49 
                 - For that price he should have taught you how to write a grammatically correct declarative sentence.  roughsatori   Mar-29-08 01:10 AM   #58 
                 - You should take that course one more time.  Vickers   Mar-30-08 01:17 AM   #123 
                 - Wow. Looks like you really got your money's worth.  kgfnally   Mar-30-08 10:24 AM   #148 
        - Funny, I remember high school too  RedCappedBandit   Mar-28-08 11:04 PM   #42 
        - For the kid's emotional safety, it's important for schools to allow it  LostinVA   Mar-29-08 12:16 PM   #85 
        - They should have been able to predict that the student would get shot?  gollygee   Mar-29-08 01:49 PM   #99 
        - I remember  texshelters   Mar-29-08 02:35 PM   #104 
        - schools  selador   Mar-29-08 03:49 PM   #106 
  - I think the kid probably knew the reaction he would get from people.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:06 PM   #7 
  - I don't think he knew the reaction. He was a teen.  tomreedtoon   Mar-28-08 10:32 PM   #24 
     - I disagree. You can rail against it, provoke it, make it come to a head,  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:35 PM   #26 
     - And your italics shows where you, too, went off the track.  tomreedtoon   Mar-29-08 02:02 AM   #68 
     - Wow. It sounds like you had a bad experience and are projecting.  SarahBelle   Mar-29-08 05:22 PM   #111 
        - So what is past life events but learning?  tomreedtoon   Mar-29-08 10:31 PM   #116 
     - No. Think back to when you were 14 or 16.  quantessd   Mar-30-08 01:14 AM   #122 
     - I'm sorry, but that is just as much of a "blame the victim" argument  hulklogan   Mar-28-08 10:37 PM   #28 
     - You blew it in your second paragraph.  tomreedtoon   Mar-29-08 01:59 AM   #66 
     - Bullshit, I work with teenagers every day in my job.  hulklogan   Mar-29-08 08:27 AM   #74 
     - High school may be hell, but most kids are not murdered there.  PelosiFan   Mar-31-08 11:31 AM   #187 
     - The school didn't "let" the killer bring the gun on the campus  krispos42   Mar-29-08 05:25 PM   #112 
        - I don't think you read my entire post.  hulklogan   Mar-29-08 11:27 PM   #117 
           - So you did  krispos42   Mar-30-08 02:42 AM   #128 
              - Lawrence King was bullied on a daily basis, and there was a prior confrontation  hulklogan   Mar-30-08 08:44 AM   #141 
                 - You are correct  krispos42   Mar-30-08 12:33 PM   #155 
     - Que?  Luminous Animal   Mar-30-08 01:36 AM   #125 
        - Well, no shit.  Lex   Mar-30-08 02:08 PM   #167 
  - And whoever chooses to try and kill me, because I won't conform....  TheWatcher   Mar-28-08 11:19 PM   #45 
  - No, but if you're surrounded by Hottentots, you don't let your kid...  gulliver   Mar-30-08 07:46 AM   #137 
  - Sounds like "blame the victim'  mitchtv   Mar-28-08 10:08 PM   #8 
  - The school is responsible for some kid's homophobic psychosis?  Nevernose   Mar-28-08 10:30 PM   #22 
     - I agree. This is the job of PARENTS- to teach their children right from wrong.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:31 PM   #23 
     - see my post #3  mitchtv   Mar-28-08 10:53 PM   #33 
     - you misunderstand  mitchtv   Mar-28-08 10:59 PM   #39 
  - He/she deserved it because of what she/he said/did/thought/wore.  Sabriel   Mar-28-08 10:15 PM   #12 
  - That's not what he said. nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:16 PM   #14 
     - That's what he meant.  kgfnally   Mar-28-08 11:30 PM   #48 
        - I think everyone DID know.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 11:38 PM   #50 
  - So the parents and the school district are at fault for letting the boy be himself?  hulklogan   Mar-28-08 10:22 PM   #18 
  - Since when is worrying about what a kid is dressed in  DadOf2LittleAngels   Mar-28-08 10:26 PM   #21 
  - Seriously.  Cabcere   Mar-29-08 02:07 PM   #102 
  - One of the kids at my high school was in transition- she'd had hormones and top surgery  LeftyMom   Mar-28-08 11:27 PM   #47 
  - Great. Post. nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 11:40 PM   #51 
  - yes, it was (nt)  Lex   Mar-28-08 11:50 PM   #52 
  - Best post in this thread.  JackBeck   Mar-29-08 12:08 AM   #55 
  - Thanks!  LeftyMom   Mar-29-08 12:26 AM   #56 
     - He's become an over the shoulder poster.  JackBeck   Mar-29-08 12:54 AM   #57 
  - Awesome post.  Harvey Korman   Mar-29-08 01:55 AM   #64 
  - Another of my favorites.  JackBeck   Mar-29-08 02:01 AM   #67 
  - Amazing post LeftyMom Thanks!!! NT  roughsatori   Mar-29-08 10:58 AM   #77 
  - Not drag.  JackBeck   Mar-29-08 01:53 AM   #63 
  - That's the first thing that came to your mind when reading this? How sad for you.  Bluebear   Mar-29-08 02:03 AM   #69 
  - The kind that doesn't think children should be abused by forcing them to be someone they're not  LostinVA   Mar-29-08 12:13 PM   #82 
  - Since there is no dress code  LWolf   Mar-29-08 01:14 PM   #94 
  - So when are jackboots and spiked dog collars acceptable attire for middle school?  Raster   Mar-29-08 02:06 PM   #101 
  - 'One persons acceptable is another's cabaret, and none is deserving of death.'  Bluebear   Mar-29-08 07:01 PM   #115 
  - Sees to me that if young ladies can wear blue jeans  LanternWaste   Mar-29-08 02:14 PM   #103 
  - Unbelievable.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:03 PM   #2 
  - And one of the administrators admitted on tv  mitchtv   Mar-28-08 10:03 PM   #3 
  - This is just fucking sad on so many levels.  lonestarnot   Mar-28-08 10:12 PM   #10 
  - Truly. nt  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:15 PM   #13 
  - This is so sad.  anotheryellowdog   Mar-28-08 10:55 PM   #34 
  - It's part of our country's growing pains, I think.  BullGooseLoony   Mar-28-08 10:58 PM   #37 
  - Are you saying that the 15 yr. old kid should be treated as an adult? n/t  cynatnite   Mar-28-08 10:59 PM   #40 
     - I'm saying that if I were on the jury  anotheryellowdog   Mar-28-08 11:14 PM   #44 
     - I'm not saying we should be tolerant of this sort of crime...  cynatnite   Mar-29-08 12:05 AM   #54 
        - Understood. Still, in my view  anotheryellowdog   Mar-29-08 01:33 AM   #62 
           - My 9 year old is old enough to pull the trigger...  cynatnite   Mar-29-08 04:21 AM   #72 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-29-08 08:20 AM   #73 
     - I think only people with adult rights should be tried as adults  Hippo_Tron   Mar-29-08 05:37 PM   #113 
  - I am tired of the hate  Ichingcarpenter   Mar-28-08 10:57 PM   #36 
  - Remember, misogyny is the cornerstone of homophobia  Echo In Light   Mar-29-08 08:40 AM   #76 
     - Which is why Feminist & GLBT Groups must work together.  roughsatori   Mar-29-08 01:43 PM   #98 
     - "Sound bite" culture makes it tough for many to connect the dots on this volatile issue  Echo In Light   Mar-30-08 08:04 AM   #138 
     - With you on that one  Bluenorthwest   Mar-31-08 02:50 PM   #190 
  - So sad.  Thelma Harper   Mar-28-08 11:59 PM   #53 
  - This was a terrible loss  goodgd_yall   Mar-29-08 01:17 AM   #59 
  - Thank you for posting this article and link.  roughsatori   Mar-29-08 01:27 AM   #60 
  - . . .  sfexpat2000   Mar-29-08 01:29 AM   #61 
  - KICK NT  roughsatori   Mar-29-08 01:56 AM   #65 
  - i'm guessing this is why it is back in the news again:  orleans   Mar-29-08 02:06 AM   #70 
  - Did no one at that school  nathan hale   Mar-29-08 03:21 AM   #71 
  - The kid showed greater courage than the dim-bulb haters who deemed him inferior for lacking machismo  Echo In Light   Mar-29-08 08:33 AM   #75 
  - How did Brandon McInerney get a GUN into the computer lab?  Elspeth   Mar-29-08 11:45 AM   #78 
  - Poor kid :^( Poor family. Unreal how much hate there is in the world  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-29-08 11:49 AM   #79 
  - The Irony.  Wizard777   Mar-29-08 11:59 AM   #80 
  - Prison sex does not make people gay.  hulklogan   Mar-29-08 12:06 PM   #81 
  - Prison rape doesn't make people gay -- people are BORN gay  LostinVA   Mar-29-08 12:40 PM   #89 
  - Doesn't matter if ppl are born gay, turn gay, or some combo. There's nothing wrong with it.  BlooInBloo   Mar-30-08 12:30 AM   #121 
     - Yes, It Does Matter.  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 10:11 AM   #147 
        - Doesn't matter if it's a choice or not. There's nothing WRONG with it.  BlooInBloo   Mar-30-08 12:18 PM   #151 
        - Nobody has said that there was.  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 01:40 PM   #164 
        - Pretending that it matters in the first place whether or not it's a choice implicitly...  BlooInBloo   Mar-30-08 03:17 PM   #175 
           - I know what you mean. Personally I don't care if it is choice or not.  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 03:52 PM   #181 
        - Is That The Best You Can Do?  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 02:49 PM   #169 
           - Shush. Go play with your legos.  BlooInBloo   Mar-30-08 03:18 PM   #176 
              - Good Idea. I'll Try and Build You Some Real Dialogue.  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 03:30 PM   #179 
        - Who is "allowing" you to believe that?  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 01:38 PM   #162 
           - Wrong.  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 02:45 PM   #168 
              - Then you need to educate. There is a thin line between education and mind control.  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 03:12 PM   #174 
                 - Please Don't Get Hung Up on the Word "Allow".  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 03:25 PM   #177 
                    - But I did. Especially when you attach allow to something inately personal as beliefs.  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 03:41 PM   #180 
  - That's one of the most insulting and uninformed posts I've ever read here.  PelosiFan   Mar-29-08 01:50 PM   #100 
  - It's also the cold hard truth. Like it or not. It's reality.  Wizard777   Mar-29-08 04:49 PM   #107 
  - I can't believe how people conflated what you said.  joshcryer   Mar-29-08 05:13 PM   #110 
  - Meaningless.  baby_mouse   Mar-30-08 07:05 AM   #132 
  - Being Raped By a Man Doesn't Make You a Homosexual, Clown.  Toasterlad   Mar-29-08 05:49 PM   #114 
  - Straight people don't understand this fact.  hulklogan   Mar-29-08 11:31 PM   #118 
  - First of all I never said anything about rape. The only people that saying that are people trying  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 12:59 PM   #158 
  - Not all prison sex is rape. What you all can't seem to comprehend.  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 12:44 PM   #156 
     - Methinks You're Watching Too Many Prison Movies...Or Not Enough.  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 02:59 PM   #170 
        - No not at all. There is also prostitution that goes on in prisons. Even consensual sex.  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 03:27 PM   #178 
  - No. "Homosexual" means ATTRACTED to the same sex. NT.  baby_mouse   Mar-30-08 07:12 AM   #133 
  - You need to take Latin. Homo can mean Man or Same. Attract is attrahere  Wizard777   Mar-30-08 01:06 PM   #159 
  - Engaging in situational homosexual behavior does not turn one gay  LostinVA   Mar-30-08 07:45 AM   #136 
  - So, if I'm raped by a man, then I become straight? For all "intents and purposes?"  PelosiFan   Mar-31-08 11:18 AM   #184 
  - Unwillingly, without his consent, though.  quantessd   Mar-30-08 02:29 AM   #127 
  - 1. No, he won't "turn" even in the unlikely event he is raped.  baby_mouse   Mar-30-08 07:16 AM   #134 
  - if the schools dress code bans steel-toed shoes as a safety hazard, why does it allow high heels?  QuestionAll   Mar-29-08 12:22 PM   #86 
  - Should it ban high heels? How high is too high?  hulklogan   Mar-29-08 12:31 PM   #88 
  - Hmm -- I see that I have them on "Ignore" for a good reason  LostinVA   Mar-29-08 12:52 PM   #90 
  - the article mentioned that steel-toed shoes were banned as a 'safety hazard'...  QuestionAll   Mar-29-08 12:53 PM   #91 
     - Are high heels dangerous? I know steel-toed boots can do serious  hulklogan   Mar-29-08 12:59 PM   #92 
        - they can be- if wielded as a weapon, for one thing- sneakers don't have a pointy spike.  QuestionAll   Mar-29-08 01:07 PM   #93 
  - School dress codes vary widely.  LWolf   Mar-29-08 01:19 PM   #95 
  - .  LWolf   Mar-29-08 01:20 PM   #96 
  - Interesting thought  nichomachus   Mar-29-08 02:49 PM   #105 
  - Agreed.  Lex   Mar-29-08 05:05 PM   #109 
  - .  Swamp Rat   Mar-29-08 04:55 PM   #108 
  - .  donheld   Mar-30-08 03:09 AM   #129 
  - Maybe he dressed this way because he knew it would bring the problem  madmom   Mar-30-08 12:22 AM   #120 
  - Horrible.  Rex   Mar-30-08 01:20 AM   #124 
  - The key  donheld   Mar-30-08 03:20 AM   #130 
  - Sexual harassment.  gulliver   Mar-30-08 08:29 AM   #139 
  - Yes, Thank God That Gay Kid Won't Be Able to Flirt With Straight Boys Anymore.  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 08:36 AM   #140 
  - I didn't say he brought it on himself.  gulliver   Mar-30-08 09:06 AM   #144 
     - How Would You Suggest He Should Have "Retaliated"?  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 09:59 AM   #146 
     - not that it is terribly relevent  dsc   Mar-30-08 10:26 AM   #149 
        - My mistake. n/t  gulliver   Mar-30-08 01:27 PM   #161 
  - You say it's no excuse but you're excusing a murder as retaliation for unwanted flirting.  hulklogan   Mar-30-08 08:48 AM   #142 
  - It's an explanation, not an excuse.  gulliver   Mar-30-08 09:14 AM   #145 
     - "The social fight that King was engaging in was over the head of a twelve-year-old, IMO."  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-08 01:44 PM   #165 
  - So we now need the flirting police at HS? Or is it just same-sex  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-08 10:31 AM   #150 
  - Jerseygirl nailed that one  Echo In Light   Mar-30-08 12:20 PM   #152 
  - Flirting and teasing are one thing...  gulliver   Mar-30-08 12:52 PM   #157 
  - The only reason that flirting with him would bother the  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-08 01:40 PM   #163 
  - Schools have policies against displays of affection, etc.  wpelb   Mar-30-08 01:50 PM   #166 
     - Mostly about public displays of affection - that is to say,  JerseygirlCT   Mar-30-08 02:59 PM   #171 
  - 'drag someone else into the storm with him' What "storm"?  Bluebear   Mar-30-08 12:22 PM   #153 
  - The storm that happens sometimes when someone takes...  gulliver   Mar-30-08 01:15 PM   #160 
     - In one sentence you say it is King's fault and in another you say you are not looking to fix blame.  PelosiFan   Mar-31-08 11:25 AM   #186 
  - So now kids can't flirt with eachother? Or are you just saying gay kids can't?  PelosiFan   Mar-31-08 11:20 AM   #185 
  - Probable reason for the shooting  Omaha Steve   Mar-30-08 12:25 PM   #154 
  - The Reason For the Shooting Was Blind Hate.  Toasterlad   Mar-30-08 03:03 PM   #173 
     - Agreed  Omaha Steve   Mar-30-08 03:52 PM   #182 
  - How horrible.  applegrove   Mar-30-08 04:33 PM   #183 
  - I have to ask myself this question, along with all of you.  BlueFireAnt   Mar-31-08 12:53 PM   #188 
  - Heartbreaking! The irony is that the same boys who would...  Zookeeper   Mar-31-08 01:13 PM   #189 
 

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