I confess I’ve had my doubts about Barack Obama’s qualifications to confront the threat of terrorism, but a story like the one below illustrates that there are some manifestations of terrorism that a big-government Leftist like Obama are tempermentally better suited to handle than any Conservative ever could be.
<NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — The latest case of zero-tolerance at the public schools has a 10-year-old student sadder and wiser, and facing expulsion and long-term juvenile detention. And it has his mother worried that his punishment has already been harsher than the offense demands.
Alandis' gun was a "cap gun," a toy cowboy six-shooter that his mother bought for him.
"We got it from Wal-Mart for $5.96," Tosha Ford said, "in the toy section right next to the cowboy hats. That's what he wanted because it was just like the ones he was studying for the Civil War" in his fifth-grade class at Fairview Elementary School.
Alandis was charged with possessing a weapon on school property and with terroristic acts and threats.