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Playground Justice

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The value of old-school ideals Growing up in Chicago’s inner city or any American town in the ’50s, ’60s or ‘70s, there was a natural and time-honored tradition known as “the smack upside the head.” In my childhood, the Sisters perfected this move. In our lessons, we were taught that nuns were married to God and who’s going to mess with anyone married to the Big Guy? In addition, their muscle was those Irish Christian Brothers. Society needs to have boundaries of what constitutes acceptable behavior. When I was young, the playground was the perfect venue for getting someone “in line.” Now on one hand, I abhor the absurdity of political correctness gone too far. However, at the onset of this message let me engage such political correctness to state, “I am not advocating bullyin  [Read More...]