First Joe Camel now Ronald McDonald

Dudley D. Doright f16rsdad at JUNO.COM
Mon Feb 11 13:46:03 MST 2002

On Mon, 11 Feb 2002 13:08:27 -0700 Jim <jnantz at INFICAD.COM> writes:
> At 10:29 AM 2/11/02 -0800, you wrote:
> This was my whole point.  Out of some anatomical location someone
> (in this
> >case a radio host) pulls a statistic that parents are doing a bad
> >job.  Sure there are bad ones - as with everything, but I
> definitely balked
> >at the 40% figure.
> Last night at the Wal-Mart while in line at the checkout I saw a
> little
> brat all of 4 or 5 years old at a bottled water machine.  His mother
> called
> to him but he ignored her.  She took his arm and started to drag him
> out
> the door.  He started hitting her.  She just kept on dragging him
> out.  If
> I had done that when I was a kid, my mom would have picked me up and
> warmed
> my little rear end to the point that the ride home would have been
> most
> uncomfortable.

The problem is that the definition of discipline today is Child abuse.


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