The case for zero tolerance of modern school administrators

University of Oregon
A female student at the University of Oregon shouted a joke from a dorm window.
The joke was shouted toward a male student and a female student walking together nearby.
The joke: “I hit it first!”
A resident assistant pointed out that the joke was a little coarse.
The student apologized to the couple.
Four days later, the student received a “Notice of Allegation” from the university.
The notice listed five allegations including harassment and disruption.
There will now be a formal disciplinary hearing.

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QT Early Warning System

Asteroid
News Headline: “Killer bus-sized asteroid flies dangerously close past Earth.”
But that was in May.
It was then that Asteroids 2014 JR24 and 2014 JG55 were discovered as they passed between Earth and the moon.
Which brought us to June, when Asteroid 2014 MHS6 was discovered three days after it passed between Earth and the moon.
Which brought us to July, when Asteroid 2014 OP2 was discovered two days after it passed between Earth and the moon.
And this is the news:
No bus-sized killer asteroids this month.
Nothing on the way, either.
Well.
That we know of.

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La Maison du Whopper

Burger King
News Headline: “Americans threaten to boycott Burger King over Canadian ‘tax dodge’ merger.”
Gary Duffala, a Rio Rancho, N.M., reader writes:
“So if corporations are people, tax-inversion corporations are foreign nationals and aren’t allowed to donate to political campaigns. Unless of course they have a green card. No?”
An interesting point.
The whole business seems suspicious in these dangerous times.
Homeland Security may want to put all Burger King executives on the no-fly list until this is sorted out.

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