Skip to comments.Karen Klein's school bus bullies receive death threats
Posted on 06/22/2012 10:24:42 AM PDT by Olog-hai
(CBS News) The seventh grade boys seen in a video taunting bus monitor Karen Klein are getting death threats, CBS News has learned.
The threats to the boys and their families come as online donations for the grandmother of eight continue to pour inalready totaling more than $449,000.
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$449,000? That’s some nice compensation!
Karen Klein should take that almost half a million in donations, make some solid investments, and take a vacation for the rest of her life.
“The best revenge, is living well”
I have no sympathy for those little freaks.
And? We are supposed to be upset about this?
I would put all the young perpetrators in shocking pink uniforms, shave their heads and put them to work scrubbing town sidewalks with toothbrushes.
THAT might make them reassess their views on taunting people.
There's going to be a whole lotta schlubs trying to recreate the circumstances as part of a get-rich-quick scheme.
Their parents will end up suing her personally. Nothing like a liberal’s greed.
The people making death threats are worse than what the boys did.
And so it goes.
“The seventh grade boys seen in a video taunting bus monitor Karen Klein are getting death threats, CBS News has learned.”
My reaction to this:
I hope for at least a year, they are huddled in their beds every night, blankets over their head, jumping out of their skin at the sound of every bug that bumps against the window screen, thinking it’s the person who’s going to come and snuff them out. I’m not saying I hope it actually happens, but I hope they live in fear long enough to learn a lesson they will never forget. They need it. And their parents should be ashamed of themselves for raising such disgusting little roaches.
That being said, if my son did this, he wouldn’t have to worry about any death threats, because Mrs. FD and I would kill him.
She is at 522k now
Over 523 now.
It really is coming in that fast.
I’m just curious - what exactly was the woman’s “job” on the bus?
I never rode a bus as a kid, and my kids don’t have elderly ladies on their busses.
To monitor these miscreants.
Why are people sending her money?
-—$449,000? Thats some nice compensation!
This represents the good-hearted people of this country, but the effort is misdirected —it represents appeasement/surrender.
These kids should be scrubbing the bathroom with a toothbrush. Period.
But the situation today is no different from what I witnessed in my junior high school years, back in the early ‘70s, in a wealthy suburb with the proverbial “great school system.” It was more like “Lord of the Flies.”
In the 1990s, I got my revenge by running for school committee in the same town. While the other candidates were talking about the new, futile, foreign language immersion program, I talked about how kids in junior high lived in fear, and how the bathroom mirrors were replaced by chrome plates, because the mirrors were constantly smashed.
The kids loved me. But the school personnel hated me, as did most parents. The experience was horrible, but one of my proudest moments. I lost in a landslide, was soon forgotten, and everything returned to normal.
It’s all in the news. School bus monitor is the name.
It started with a goal of 5k to give her a vacation, but it went viral.
To see why, go here: http://www.indiegogo.com/loveforkarenhklein?c=home
Warning.... Very rough language.
The old lady will never have to work again.
Re: The people making death threats are worse than what the boys did.
Two wrongs don’t make a right
This may be part of the problem. Had I, back in the 50's, failed to respect an elder, my father would have whipped me every step of the way to the door of the person I owed an apology to just to assure that I did apologize.
But back then, adults were more important than children.
my boys acted like that...their asses would look like eggplant meets banana in coloring
razor strap time*
actually i use a Luchesse belt that was their grandpas or a frat paddle
but i had a pal growing up whose daddy was a barber-cop and that strap was the worst whipping implement i ever saw
worse than switches or flyswatters or rubber hose etc
we're sadistic to our kids down South..lol
Honestly, when I saw the video, I thought the people picking on her were girls.
They sounded like girls...I guess these boys haven’t hit puberty yet.
And the Big Lie continues. The video I watched revealed the GIRLS as the main aggressors, primarily one particulatly foul-mouthed little miscreant. But that would be sexist to say so - after all, we all know it is boys who are aggressive and foul; the precious little darling females are above reproach and future leaders of the coming liberal utopia.
——Two wrongs dont make a right——
It’s only wrong in degree —death threats are excessive.
But perhaps these people know what I know, that the perps will get a slap on the wrist, which, in comparison, is worse.
When I was in junior high, many moons ago, 1 in 100 acts of bullying were punished. Nothing good happens to a teacher who administers punishment, so punishment is never administered.
Maybe the little bastiges are mistaking “I’d like to beat your ass” with a death thret.
Meanwhile, Karen should retire, go to Disneyland, and give 50K to whoever uploaded the video to Youtube.
I agree, beandog.
So true. At all of our large gatherings, the women would feed the men, then the women would eat, then us kids would get the leftovers.
Thanks for the link. I’ll check it out.
Yep. You don’t teach children of this country to be kind and empathic and respectful of their elders by out bullying the bullies.
Sweetness, matching the heart demonstrated by Karen, is what should teach everyone on how best to be. The children have punishment and learning coming to them for their misbehavior.
Everyone is blaming the parents, but I don’t know these parents and can not condemn them. Children, in a pack of misbehaving peers at that age, make the decision to act like unthinking animals in a pack in following the leader rather than thinking for themselves and acting like a human being. This is how you learn to think before you become a blind follower of the coolest evil. In other words, a diversity ‘hate whitey’ hoodie mob following liberals. Or a hate fatty Moochelle follower.
How's that? These kids threatened to stab her in the stomach, and break into her house, among other vile things. The little bastards are just getting a taste of their own medicine. What goes around...comes around.
These brats are learning a good lesson: actions have consequences.
As far as people complaining about other people sending the old lady money — it’s their money. If they want to send it to the old lady, it is nobody elses’s business.
I hope she sends vacation postcards to the school those little beasts attended, with pretty pictures of Tahiti, Bermuda, Paris, Rome, etc, etc., with a note saying “Having the time of my life, and thank God I’ll never have to see you again!”
Yeh -- the next time they do it they'll ask for a piece of the action.
I was in Rochester visiting family when this story broke, and only saw a small part of the video shown on the local news. I just watched the 10 minute segment posted online. I'm a female, and worked in uniform in male-only prisons in the NY prison system for 25 years. Convicted felons showed more respect than these little scumbags on the bus. From what I understand, she lost her job as a driver two years ago, and I'm assuming it's because she says she still suffers hearing problems despite wearing hearing aids. There are supposed to be a few more videos like this, but I haven't seen them. The one I watched was made on the last day of school, which is why these kids figured they could get away with it. These brats need to be humiliated in public, and made to do some type of community service work all summer long, from sun up to sun down. But then I'm sure their parents would cry foul.
Wonder who DID upload the vid to utube?
duties of a bus monitor
That is simply not true. It was boys harassing her.
let it be known far and wide...nothing is done in secret and there are CONSEQUENCES...
These brats need to be humiliated in public, and made to do some type of community service work all summer long, from sun up to sun down. But then I’m sure their parents would cry foul.
Yes, their parents would not want the precious little dears to be in the heat and away from their video games.
In addition to the community service, I would like to see them forced to sit in a cage in a mall with a sign explaining their offense. Passersby would not be allowed to harm them physically in any way, but they would be allowed to mock and insult them.
I would not want someone to actually do these kids physical harm — aside from the beating from their parents — but it is heartening to imagine them, as someone upthread said, living in fear that someone is coming after them.
I hope her fund tops $1M.
If this lady was a bus “monitor”, didn’t she have any authority to discipline these little bastards? Isn’t that her job? I would think she would have the authority to tell the driver to stop and kick the punks off the bus. If these little sh*ts treated my mother like that, I would ride the bus the next day and have her point them out to me.
If you haven’t seen the video, maybe you should! I could not watch all of it - but I watched enough to realize these kids didn’t only taunt her, they threatened her with knives. Cutting her open? I was so disturbed that I had to turn it off.
I’m telling you it was the worst abuse I have ever seen in my life and it went on forever! I just wanted to hug her and smash lose boys faces!
Her job on the bus was to protect the kids from just what the kids did to her. Imagine that....
“Their parents will end up suing her personally. Nothing like a liberals greed.”
Why, she didn’t press charges against the darlings.
A decent woman she is I expect. Something these hellions never had a clue about. Too much peer pressure, TV and media exploitation.
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