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  • Olympia 10-year-old placed in padded room at school (with video)

    11/28/2012 6:49:37 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 91 replies
    King5 News (Seattle) ^ | 23APR2012 | Meg Coyle
    OLYMPIA, Wash. – An Olympia mom wants to learn why her 10-year-old son was placed in a padded room at his elementary school last Friday. Melissa Gum's son attends Garfield Elementary, where she acknowledges he's been to the principal's office before. The school says he was sent to the principal's office Friday for being disruptive in class. But Gum said he’s never been sent to a room the district refers to as "the quiet room," which is described as the size of an office with gym mats padding the walls. It gets worse, according to Gum. She said the principal...

    02/08/2005 9:41:03 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 58 replies · 2,086+ views
    Cincinnati Post ^ | 2/8/05 | Jonathan Chait
    A few weeks ago, when former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean declared his intention to run for chairman of the Democratic National Committee, news reports had the general tone of "Get this, that crazy scream guy is back, and he wants to run the party." Now, days before the vote, his victory is a "fait accompli." How did this happen? Are Democrats suicidally crazy? Wait. That's too easy. Let me rephrase the question. Why are Democrats suicidally crazy? The conventional rap against Dean as DNC chairman is essentially the same as the conventional rap against him as presidential candidate a year...