Monday, November 23, 2009

Kids Think They Are Entitled

An Illinois teenager alerted authorities when his parents did the unthinkable -- they took away his Microsoft Xbox 360. ( "GASP")

The ( Read article here Daily Herald ) reports that an unnamed 15-year-old called 911 last week after his mother and father took away his Xbox as a punishment for an undisclosed transgression.

( Yes Mom And Dad way to go !! We at the Coffeeshop Salute You !)

Buffalo Grove police Cmdr. Steve Husak says that the caper started out as a hang-up call to the emergency service.

Husak Says that all abandoned 911 calls in the area are traced and that officers follow up with a visit to the address .

"When officers responded, they saw it was a domestic situation," says Husak. "The center of the argument was that his parents were punishing him and " he wanted clarification of whether or not they could do that." ( Well DUHHHHH ! )

Officers advised him that yes, that was in fact a " punishment."

Husak adds that officers went on to explain that the boy's parents were well within their rights and that he should try to follow the rules of the house.

" Strikes Up The Tune " I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON !

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Loyalty In The World

What has happened to " Loyalty" . We used to live in a place where a Handshake was as good as a written contract. Now it seems peoples word is only as good as the amount of money they can make off of the deal.

I know in larger city's this has been a problem for a long time , however I live in a small farming community. One of the Major attractions of small farm life was that people still had Values and Morals and would stand behind the neighbor.

People went out of there way to "do for others" to be " Friend" not just a business associate.
And the "Other person" remembered that and returned the loyalty .

It seems that now a days the amount of Loyalty is dependant on the almighty dollar.

The " I will be loyal as long as there is something in it for me " Concept seems to be the days norm . And Don't people realize their children pick up on this and imitate those attitudes.

Question yourself , If a person is WILLING to be DISLOYAL For Me , Will He Not Also Be DISLOYAL TO ME ?

Why is it a person can go The "Extra Mile" And its "expected" instead of appreciated .
So Tell me , where is Loyalty today ? Has It become Just a Fancy word , A relic of the past .

Maybe Our newest Museum Should be




( little boy walking by " Daddy whats that " ?? well son that's an antiquated ideal ! )