Skip to comments.This Week in California... Flag on the Play, Idiot
Posted on 11/19/2010 9:23:23 AM PST by patriotgal71
What is it about following the rules that makes some peoples brains seem to travel at light speed from 0 to stupid? The following true story should outrage you and is the absolute perfect example of when to downshift into common sense gear.
San Jose, CA High school football player Keanu Gallardo got a serious head injury during a routine Saturday football game. The injury was so serious that the paramedics were called, and an ambulance arrived on the scene. But before the ambulance could drive onto the field to attend to him, the high school principal managed to stop the ambulance from driving onto the newly renovated field because she claimed that it would violate district policy.
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"So the question remains: Who is at fault? The district for its apparently opaque policy? The principal for not exercising common sense? Or the emergency personnel for not overriding the principal?"
High School Principals are appointed from a pool of High School teachers who belong to the National Education Association(NEA). Any hack coming into the education profession in California from the NEA by definition has no common good let alone sense.
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This is California, right? Can't they redo the turf on a football field with new sod and a little grading?
Real football fields in New Jersey get torn up from players in the rain/snow. I guess in California, the sunshine has dried up the brains of the folks in charge of things like football fields.
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