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The Continuing Wimpification of America

SpaceVegetable Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 4:11 PM
My dad was the same - mostly. My brothers and I were always out fishing or playing with hammers and power tools in the wood shop. He even taught me to fire his rifle at the gun club. I never got to go hunting, though, since my dad and uncles always did boys-only hunting trips. Conversely, my mom and dad both taught all of us to cook and do laundry. I never thought this was unusual until I went to college and watched perplexed males try to figure out the washers and dryers in the dorm. Or watching my male housemates try to cook a meal. My brother used to laugh that his frat brothers liked when it was his turn to cook because he was the only one who could make something besides spaghetti.

I’ve reached the point where I can’t even get agitated any more.

The anti-gun ideology in government schools has led to so many stupid incidents that all I can do is shake my head and be thankful my kids somehow were spared this nonsense.

Our latest story comes from Michigan, where a third grader brought some cupcakes to school for his birthday. That seems innocuous, but the boy’s mother (gasp!) decorated them with toy army men.

The school decided “to remove the Army soldiers from the cupcakes” and called the boy’s family to inform them that...

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