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  • Bus driver given money for being bullied by kids
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    06-21-2012, 11:48 PM
  #21
Foal
You know, way, way, way back in the olden days we had a bus driver, Mrs. Lou that you never ever crossed.

She loved us all dearly, but if you stepped out of line she had no problem pulling that bus over and busting your butt for you. And yes I mean literally bending you over her knee and whaling the tar out of you. Didn't matter if you were in kindergarten or a senior in high school.

On the other hand, if a kid got on the bus all black and blue and she thought it was happening at home, she was all over the situation. More than one kid went home with her for a few days when something bad was brewing.


She was my driver for all 12 years and I cried at her funeral years later, and I wasn't the only one of her 'kids' there.

The parents of those 'precious darlings' should be ashamed not only of their kids but of themselves. The kids are generally an adequate replay of what they see at home, you know?
     
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    06-22-2012, 07:44 AM
  #22
Trained
And, according to this am's local news-the "vacation fund" is now up to $447K, and 9 airline tickets to Disney. Really? Perhaps I need to be a bus monitor. Sorry, as disgusting as I find those brats, I still think she should have gotten up out of her seat and had the driver stop.
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    06-22-2012, 07:49 AM
  #23
Weanling
I have to agree with you franknbeans, that she didn't seem appropriate for the job (at least that day). Also, can you tell me, how did the video get on Youtube? Did the kids post it?
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    06-22-2012, 07:54 AM
  #24
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Originally Posted by redpony    
I have to agree with you franknbeans, that she didn't seem appropriate for the job (at least that day). Also, can you tell me, how did the video get on Youtube? Did the kids post it?
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Yes, the kids posted it. Smart, huh?
     
    06-22-2012, 07:56 AM
  #25
Weanling
Yup! They are bright in so many ways
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    06-22-2012, 09:43 AM
  #26
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Originally Posted by franknbeans    
Sorry, as disgusting as I find those brats, I still think she should have gotten up out of her seat and had the driver stop.
Franky, I agree. Tolerating what was going on was the most wrong thing to do. If it's part of the paid job then do it.

With that being said I do think it's disgusting and those butts should be whipped hard by parents.
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    06-22-2012, 10:48 AM
  #27
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Originally Posted by franknbeans    
And, according to this am's local news-the "vacation fund" is now up to $447K, and 9 airline tickets to Disney. Really? Perhaps I need to be a bus monitor. Sorry, as disgusting as I find those brats, I still think she should have gotten up out of her seat and had the driver stop.
I disagree, but for a different reason.

My internet community is facing a lot of backlash for being "horrible" and "nothing but trolls." We all that have "grown up" (Not really, but almost everyone in my generation is well aware of the current events that transpire on the internet just because we know how to get to it quickly) on the internet have gotten nothing but a bad rep.

But when the internet bands together and does good things like give this lady a sum of money, we get that rare good light shined on us and people get reminded that not everyone here is full of mean things and spite. Whether or not the lady deserves it is really my concern, not like I can take her money away nor would I want too; I say good for the internet for doing something wonderfully nice and having enough compassion to go for all that and spread the word so that more people are aware, and I hope that lady has one hell of a vacation, because it sounds like her life needed one.

     
    06-22-2012, 11:03 AM
  #28
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Originally Posted by Tianimalz    
I disagree, but for a different reason.

My internet community is facing a lot of backlash for being "horrible" and "nothing but trolls." We all that have "grown up" (Not really, but almost everyone in my generation is well aware of the current events that transpire on the internet just because we know how to get to it quickly) on the internet have gotten nothing but a bad rep.

But when the internet bands together and does good things like give this lady a sum of money, we get that rare good light shined on us and people get reminded that not everyone here is full of mean things and spite. Whether or not the lady deserves it is really my concern, not like I can take her money away nor would I want too; I say good for the internet for doing something wonderfully nice and having enough compassion to go for all that and spread the word so that more people are aware, and I hope that lady has one hell of a vacation, because it sounds like her life needed one.

I guess I wish I could get a reward like that for not doing my job, which, IMO she was NOT doing. Her job is NOT to sit on the bus and do nothing. She is there to try and keep order so the driver can drive. Would she have done something if it were one of the kids being bullied? I sure as he!! Hope so.

Franky I hope she donates at least some of it to an anti bullying cause. Guess I don't see lining her pockets as a particularly "good cause", but we can disagree on that. That's fine.

There are SO many other causes in the world that I think are FAR more worthy.
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    06-22-2012, 12:00 PM
  #29
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I guess I wish I could get a reward like that for not doing my job, which, IMO she was NOT doing. Her job is NOT to sit on the bus and do nothing. She is there to try and keep order so the driver can drive. Would she have done something if it were one of the kids being bullied? I sure as he!! Hope so.

Franky I hope she donates at least some of it to an anti bullying cause. Guess I don't see lining her pockets as a particularly "good cause", but we can disagree on that. That's fine.

There are SO many other causes in the world that I think are FAR more worthy.
I know first hand what it can feel like to have a large amount of people suddenly gang up against you, younger than you or not; and you do in fact start to feel hopeless. Just because it was her job doesn't give these children the right to go into a pack mentality and dog up against her; it is abuse at the work place.

I have a feeling she will donate some of the money, the person who organized the donations is trying to get it so that she has full control over where the donations are going... but even if she doesn't that isn't my business. All I want to do is smile a bit and see that a good deed was done, and that strangers do still have the will to do nice things for another stranger. Out of one good deed can flourish many. People can look at it as a waste of money; but money is material and I say that whatever the good deed it's never a waste to see it make someone deserving or in need (be it emotional or not) smile.

As for other worthy causes: I rather help one stranger then gamble my money to some big charity that I am far less likely to trust.

Not arguing, I respect your opinion and can very well understand your reasoning, I simply felt the need to express mine
     
    06-22-2012, 12:03 PM
  #30
Trained
We are all entitled to our opinions. That is why there is a forum.
     

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