The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

BONE HEAD MOVE—NRA Does It Again

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, June 14, 2013
According to THE WEEK magazine, the NRA awarded lifetime membership to an eight-year-old boy who was suspended from school for biting his Pop Tart into the shape of a gun.  The kid didn’t do it intentionally and certainly didn’t hold up his breakfast food and say “bang.”  The school over-reacted but the NRA looks even more foolish. Little Joel Welch didn’t even know what the NRA was but he said he enjoyed the standing ovation he got when they made the presentation.  There’s a sicko element in adults trying to make an e-year-old into a gun totter—even if it’s a doughy thing. UGH... Bone head move! (Of course, what does this say about his parents who surely took him to the event!??

Subscribe to My Blog!


Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts


Categories



Archive


Tags

Learned Optimism women in leadership earthquakes Christmas angels LGBTQ Meetings Speaking Jewish Motivating Others Animals Optimism Divorce Relationships Your Resiliency GPS Sleeping resilient leaders Employee Attitude teams Napping Burnout waiting Married Ecotourism conscience Corporate Culture Nursing Career Advice Branding Postive Work Environment Children goals Social Media coaching gratitude Humor Option B Adventure Aging Henry VIII Stress The Last Jedi Spirit Environtment Bullying Survive Laughter Hurricane Irma Loss Volunteer work life balance Happiness Exercise Book Reviews employees Walk For Hunger Reshaping the Brain Arlington Cemetary Girls Memorial Day Gifts From The Mountain Office Celebrations Humanity Faith Talk Ain't Cheap Book Multi-tasking Mother's Day resilience Mark Scharenbroich Seder Eve stuck Positive Brain Repatterning Soft Skills Building Resilience Patriots Alzheimer's Climate Change Breath e-mail Dogs Human Interaction Guns Travel Change Sexual Harassment Emotional Intelligence ecology Radical Resiliency New Year resolutions holidays St. Patrick's Day Leadership Skills Ownership Persuasion Thanksgiving Family Disrupt Engaged Workers Interview Kindness Fun Work Environment Idea Hurricane Harvey Content Generation Breathe Voting Tornadoes in Texas Sustainability Energizing Others Diversity cancer Sheryl Sandberg USAA John Blumberg Trust Sales Honoring Veterans Disruption WASP creativity Leaders Open Doors Book customer service More Fun at Work Technology love Spelling Bee employee retention Depression Feedback Vacation Writing Politics Bill Treasurer Listening Road Trip Twas The Night Before Christmas Back To School Labor Day Women Boston Marathon Siblings Energy Superbowl Networking Adaptability Marriage Communication John Havlik Adam Grant U.S.A.A. Empathy Yoga resilient organizations Energizing preresilience Intentions Deloitte civil discourse Play Suddenly Single servant leadership Strangers Charity resiliency Education Art