Zero Common Sense News

Zero Common Sense NewsThe idea of common sense has been around for a very long time but based on human experience and individual perception common sense can be different from person to person, thus making common sense not so common. Below are some examples of choices people have made that seemed to contradict common sense, at least to me.

Overreaction? You Make the Call

Heritage Middle School Lockdown February 14, 2013 Is there such a thing as overreaction by school officials in our country these days? I would have to vote, MAYBE. This story hits close to home since I live within spitting distance of Meridian but as the story goes a teen was spotted with a suspicious item […]

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5 year-old Terror Threat

Seriously? Tensions and maybe imaginations are running high since the Sandy Hook incident but I can’t help but wonder if we are letting things get out of control. Zero tolerance should not equal zero common sense. When a 5 year-old gets suspended and deemed a “terror threat” by school officials for telling a classmate she […]

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Fifth Grader Searched and Ridiculed

I don’t know how many of you have heard about Melody Valentin, a 5th grader from Philadelphia being searched, scolded and bullied at her school for trying to throw away a piece of scrap paper that resembled a gun, REALLY? It all started when she was throwing this piece of paper away when another child […]

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