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Old 07-27-2018, 12:19 PM
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You were fortunate. Some kids would have made the call.... and even though things would have worked out in the end, the mess, the humiliation, the aggravation of having to deal with something as such is too much for some people.
Oh, I've had to deal with it also. When my son and youngest daughter were still in elementary school, they got into a spat one morning as I was getting ready to drop them off at school. Long story short, my son threw a shoe from one seat almost hitting my daughter in front of him. She flipped it back to him catching him just below his eye.

I was still in the house getting ready to head out to the car when both of them come in still arguing. I found out that my son threw the shoe in the first place, gave him a quick swat across the rear end (just enough to get his attention, not enough to inflict any amount of harm) and we got in the car and headed to school.

Somehow, once at school, the guidance counselor discovers the small cut inflicted by the shoe under my son's eye. His eyes are still red from tearing up that he got swatted (the boy would cry at the drop of a hat, no exaggeration), and the next thing I know child services are calling wanting a sit down with my wife and I. The GC called them claiming that I "punched" my son in the face. She repeatedly asked him if I did and he replied that no, his sister had hit him with a shoe (she was in first grade I think, not big enough to do much damage to anyone).

The GC decided that he was lying and called child services. They show up a couple of days later, interview my wife and 2 daughters. Then I get home having picked up my boy from whatever sports practice he had that day. The GC took on look at him (he was a very small boy for his age at the time) and then looked at me (6' 2", about 280 lb former linebacker) said, I think we are good here and there is nothing to these charges.

My wife and I had a sit down with the GC and the principal and the GC explained that she was a reporter not an investigator. I explained that my son told her what happened and she refused to believe him. All she had to do was talk to my daughter who was in the same building and she could have saved a lot of time and trouble.

A couple of years later I ran and won a position on the school board. She quickly resigned and left for another district. Good choice.
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Old 07-27-2018, 12:36 PM
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A couple of years later I ran and won a position on the school board. She quickly resigned and left for another district. Good choice.
Idiots like her are a penny a dozen, and they keep popping up like zits. May all CPS ass holes and their enablers and handlers disappear into the "anals" of history. Pardon the pun.
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Old 07-27-2018, 12:37 PM
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Oh, I've had to deal with it also. When my son and youngest daughter were still in elementary school, they got into a spat one morning as I was getting ready to drop them off at school. Long story short, my son threw a shoe from one seat almost hitting my daughter in front of him. She flipped it back to him catching him just below his eye.

I was still in the house getting ready to head out to the car when both of them come in still arguing. I found out that my son threw the shoe in the first place, gave him a quick swat across the rear end (just enough to get his attention, not enough to inflict any amount of harm) and we got in the car and headed to school.

Somehow, once at school, the guidance counselor discovers the small cut inflicted by the shoe under my son's eye. His eyes are still red from tearing up that he got swatted (the boy would cry at the drop of a hat, no exaggeration), and the next thing I know child services are calling wanting a sit down with my wife and I. The GC called them claiming that I "punched" my son in the face. She repeatedly asked him if I did and he replied that no, his sister had hit him with a shoe (she was in first grade I think, not big enough to do much damage to anyone).

The GC decided that he was lying and called child services. They show up a couple of days later, interview my wife and 2 daughters. Then I get home having picked up my boy from whatever sports practice he had that day. The GC took on look at him (he was a very small boy for his age at the time) and then looked at me (6' 2", about 280 lb former linebacker) said, I think we are good here and there is nothing to these charges.

My wife and I had a sit down with the GC and the principal and the GC explained that she was a reporter not an investigator. I explained that my son told her what happened and she refused to believe him. All she had to do was talk to my daughter who was in the same building and she could have saved a lot of time and trouble.

A couple of years later I ran and won a position on the school board. She quickly resigned and left for another district. Good choice.
Glad it worked out, but not everybody has your fortitude to deal with such.

A family member, whose son(about 8 years old) would go into rages and do really stupid stuff like throwing things or literally get into other family members faces, screaming at them. When his mother threatened to ground him for such actions, he said go ahead, and then he would just walk out of the house. When she locked him in his room for a couple hours after that, when she let him out, he called CPS - she spent hours explaining what had happened, and how she tried to deal with it. It made her an emotional mess, and there were no repercussions for the kid. It happened several times (different details to each event) to the point that the mother literally threw up her hands and said she was done. She had no control over the kid at that point. Side note, the boy was later diagnosed as bipolar.
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I've seen, and experienced within my family, the results of the effing idiots who can run CPS. Once a kid figures out that if they threaten their parents with reporting them for supposed 'abuse', they have full control over their parents.
My then-young son threatened to turn me in for "abuse" over some nonsense. I told him to go right ahead, and informed him that he'd lose his computer, his toys, his bedroom, the ability to swim in our creek, etc. He responded with "I love you, I love you, I love you!"
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Hard to take a child from it's natural parents is not necessarily a bad thing.

I've seen, and experienced within my family, the results of the effing idiots who can run CPS. Once a kid figures out that if they threaten their parents with reporting them for supposed 'abuse', they have full control over their parents.

Now ain't that a wonderful thing.
yes, yes, we've all seen that. I once had the experience of telling one of my kids they better make damned sure they don't want to live with me anymore and before they made that call there would be a better reason cause I would beat the living sht out of em.
still I am glad there is something you can do when a child is treated really badly.
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But what about the child ripped from mom's arms by law enforcement as part of a zero tolerance policy? No worry about the permanent trauma wrought by heartless officials? My goodness what a lack of compassion.

As we saw when the truth was revealed about the 2 year old Nicaraguan girl crying on the front page of Time magazine, today's so-called journalism allows creative storytelling as long as it stokes the Resistance hate. As citizen journalists we are obligated to report as fact the brutalization of the young mother and child by the authorities. No doubt she was fleeing an abusive home environment or some other terrible situation not her fault.
different story. 100s of those kids were removed who's parents were neither illegal nor criminal. look it up because I'm done doing the work for you.
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