« Lame TV Shows | Main | The Benefits of Bush Bashing »

Teaching the wrong lessons

Oddly enough, after my earlier piece involving children and parents, I find this story5 about a mother getting in hot water because of something her kid did -- in a roundabout way.

An elementary-school principal from Lowell, Massachusetts was visiting her son, currently a guest of the state of New Hampshire in a minimum-security prison. At that time, she arranged to get him a little Christmas present -- some cigarettes, a lighter, and some chewing tobacco. The only problem is that they're forbidden to prisoners, so they planned to have them left by the fence where he would recover them. Instead, officials caught him red-handed, and he's been sent back to the Big House and faces big problems. Momma is also in hot water, facing felony charges and (according to one report I heard) being fired from her job.

Curse that infernal tobacco...


Comments (5)

Wonder if she lets her favo... (Below threshold)
Red Fog:

Wonder if she lets her favorite student have a puff after sex?

The mother's willingness to... (Below threshold)
USMC Pilot:

The mother's willingness to break the law makes me wonder if she isn't the reason her son is in prison to start with.

Since she is a govt employe... (Below threshold)
Gianni:

Since she is a govt employee of Mass, sure, she could give one of her students after having sex with him/her, and the Mass legislature will make sure she not only keeps her job, but gets a raise.

I'll bet they were Maraboro... (Below threshold)
Red Fog:

I'll bet they were Maraboros.

I have to wonder. She knew... (Below threshold)
Loveher:

I have to wonder. She knew that they were contraband. She knew that it was wrong. She chose to do it. Then she should live with the consequences of her actions.

Why is this the son's fault?




Advertisements









rightads.gif

beltwaybloggers.gif

insiderslogo.jpg

mba_blue.gif

Follow Wizbang

Follow Wizbang on FacebookFollow Wizbang on TwitterSubscribe to Wizbang feedWizbang Mobile

Contact

Send e-mail tips to us:

[email protected]

Fresh Links

Credits

Section Editor: Maggie Whitton

Editors: Jay Tea, Lorie Byrd, Kim Priestap, DJ Drummond, Michael Laprarie, Baron Von Ottomatic, Shawn Mallow, Rick, Dan Karipides, Michael Avitablile, Charlie Quidnunc, Steve Schippert

Emeritus: Paul, Mary Katherine Ham, Jim Addison, Alexander K. McClure, Cassy Fiano, Bill Jempty, John Stansbury, Rob Port

In Memorium: HughS

All original content copyright © 2003-2010 by Wizbang®, LLC. All rights reserved. Wizbang® is a registered service mark.

Powered by Movable Type Pro 4.361

Hosting by ServInt

Ratings on this site are powered by the Ajax Ratings Pro plugin for Movable Type.

Search on this site is powered by the FastSearch plugin for Movable Type.

Blogrolls on this site are powered by the MT-Blogroll.

Temporary site design is based on Cutline and Cutline for MT. Graphics by Apothegm Designs.

Author Login



Terms Of Service

DCMA Compliance Notice

Privacy Policy