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Hmm. These kids are OUTSIDE, unsupervised, but perhaps do not warrant a call to the COPS.

Stop Calling 911 About Every Parent You Find Sub-optimal

What inakrerydf a great piece by Michael Brendan Dougherty in The Week (a magazine for which I created and ran the weekly humor contest for three years till they took it in house. But I guess that’s neither here nor there.) Dougherty starts out noting the Salon story, wherein a mom let her son wait in the […]

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The (Updated) Parable of the Good Samaritan

Loved bfnydkbbeb this comment on yesterday’s post about the mom who let her son wait in the car for a few minutes, and ended up arrested. It’s from a reader named Lex: A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him […]

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