Nancy by Guy Gilchrist


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  1. IamJayBluE

    IamJayBluE said, over 3 years ago

    Happy Friday, Everybody!….

  2. Barry Carter

    Barry Carter said, over 3 years ago

    I remember when bullying meant physical assault and battery, not controlling people’s thoughts and speech.

  3. blunebottle

    blunebottle said, over 3 years ago

    @Barry Carter

    I’m with you. Old saying that worked well when I was a kid:

    “Sticks and stones may break my bones,
    But names will never hurt me.”

    Best defense against bullying? Learn healthy self-esteem.

  4. The J.A.M.

    The J.A.M. said, over 3 years ago


    Before they beat you to a pulp, you mean.

    Or rob you blind.

    Or rape you.

    Or drive you to suicide.

    Or downright kill you, all under the “watchful” eyes of Public School Teachers™

  5. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, over 3 years ago

    The best way to deal with a bully:

    Always do your level best to pound him/her into the ground!!!

    The little (illegitimate children) are cowards who only want to inflict pain, and cannot take any.

    The above will only stop them from bullying you, they’ll always find another target, but at least you will be living in a “bully free zone.”

    From experience, all these “touchy-feely” programs do not work.

    From experience, attempting, and better yet sometimes succeeding, in pounding them into the ground does!!

  6. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 3 years ago

    From what I’ve seen, bullies are the people who love themselves too much. Lady Gaga’s a perfect example of a bully despite her “anti bullying” nonsense. They enjoy tormenting others. Some are cowards and some are felons waiting to happen. Bullying didn’t get out of control until 1. Schools started looking the other way, and 2. Schools decided kids couldn’t defend themselves.
    When I was in grade school, the teachers absolutely wouldn’t put up with bullying. By the time I got to junior high in the early 1980s, the 60s schmucks were in charge and not only did they ignore the kids who got hurt, but they often took part themselves.

  7. JezzVimSr

    JezzVimSr said, over 3 years ago

    I remember school days, they were awful. Public school is not to send kids to if you love them. I had to fight everyday it seems, and I was the one blamed for it. Got suspended 6 times in one year. NO one looked into the problem. And I was a quiet one. I dropped out in 10th grade because they were going to cut my face. I got a job and sent myself to private school to do my high school. Thank God I did. I did go on to college, more than my bullies did.

    There will always be bullies. But there should be more intervention. The adults, the ones that administer the schools should find out exactly what is going on and put a stop to it.

  8. charlie rivers

    charlie rivers said, over 3 years ago

    it’ll never happen, nancy. there will allways be bullying, it’s much easier to do than being nice to someone.

  9. Tom

    Tom said, over 3 years ago


    I was picked on, too. Even sadder is that this happened in a church run school as well as public school. Worst case scenario was when a bully kept stooping down and untie my shoelace and I got a bloody nose from him trying to stand up to him. He was suspended from the class it happened in for 2 days and his hour for that class was changed. Big deal. He should have been expelled from school and tried as an adult for assault and battery and done prison time.

  10. Ron

    Ron said, over 3 years ago

    Dream on!

  11. Bear

    Bear said, over 3 years ago

    I was bullied too. For a few years. It didn’t stop on its own, nor because the teachers stepped in, nor because of sensitivity training or consciousness raising. It was always my job to deal with them, and I learned how and that was that. I was suspended only once, as was the kid who hit me in front of a teacher and ran (I caught him before he could get away, which was my offense according to school rules).

    Since then I’ve lived in neighborhoods that became gang-infested, and neither I nor even my elderly, disabled mother who was living with me ever had more than a brief annoyance from one houseful across the street; they got evicted and peace was restored. As for the actual gangs, they just plain left us alone.

    Kids who learn for themselves how to overcome bullying develop a confidence that is far more effective than bestowed self-esteem or choruses of Kumbaya.


    CARAPORAM said, over 3 years ago

    Looks like only Canada is Bully-free…

  13. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 3 years ago

    @The J.A.M.

    Or where the school administrators side with the bullies.
    I was actually told by my school’s disciplinarian at Upper Moreland High School in Willow Grove, PA (who openly sided with the bullies) to quit school or he would have me arrested.

  14. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 3 years ago


    When I tried that, I was the one punished. The bullies got off scot-free.

  15. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, over 3 years ago


    Fortunately, for kids at UMHS today, John “Jolly” Rogers is dead.

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