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Date: 11/14/08 10:28 AM

89 Responses to Bus Driver Reacts To Mentally Challenged Student

  1. Profile photo of eugenius
    eugenius Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 6:34 am
    Link: Bus Driver Reacts To Mentally Challenged Student - Mentally challenged-bipolar student, being choked by a Dallas, TX bus driver in reaction to his misbehavior on a bus.
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    SoxXxhXcxSeX Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:35 am
    LAWL i wish my bus driver did that but my bus driver was my dad on cocaine and he only had a car with out a roof and doors lol
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    Backfat Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:36 am
    Although choking the kid is still not excusable, she shouldn`t have had to take the kid w/o the monitor.
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    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:36 am
    that kids reaction was really interesting, he seemed to actually listen to her. i wonder if anyone else has tried taking a tone like that with him.

    just an observation.

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    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:38 am
    Shock collars. All children should have them...
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    s0rd3dvis1on Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:45 am
    he was named X-aviour hahaha
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    Zerocyde Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:48 am
    *shurg* seems to have had a bit of an effect. Not like she hurt him or anything. Any good parent will probably side with her.

    Weather or not doing something like that could have a positive effect on the kid really just depends on how messed up is brain is, but like I said, it`s not like she hurt him.

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    MykeUK Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:50 am
    It`s amazing just how many of these `mental illnesses` disappear in these kids the moment discipline is used against them.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:52 am
    I would`ve just taken away anything that he could throw and that`s it. You can`t choke a mentally challenged kid fer faks sake, I don`t care how annoying he is. But I agree that she isn`t qualified to deal with him and shouldn`t have to, without his caretaker.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:53 am
    And I`m pretty sure getting chocked would have an effect on anybody, challenged or not, but that doesn`t make it ok.
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    crowman25 Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:55 am
    woah
    Mrs. T

    wish i had actual teachers like that in my school

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    IronDozer Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 10:59 am
    Its not ok to choke any kid for any reason.
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    whtevr Female 40-49
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:04 am
    They shouldn`t have left him alone with her. How is she supposed to drive a bus and deal with a mentally disturbed kid?
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:05 am
    Well, not by chocking him.
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    meganopoullu Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:10 am
    as my grandfather would say:
    "Kids are like farts, you can only stand your own"
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    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:11 am
    i had that much force used on me by my father as a child and i think that it is completely fine. she didn`t hurt the kid at all, she just sort of scared him a bit. kids need to respect a figure of authority in a simple situation like this.
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    Carminetta Female 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:18 am
    How old do you have to be to be diagnosed as bi-polar these days? It`s a bad question for a bad system that doesn`t really know what it`s doing. Just curious. That Xavier kid looked teenagish, but who knows. Or cares. I don`t believe any of the medicine does anything to cure the underlying condition or reeducate kids. It seems that the medicine only controls the moods and the behavior. Or, in this case, not. I could see how that kid would not understand or be able to respect the bus-driver`s (of course, real) authority. What worries me is the bus-driver`s not being trained to understand the misunderstanding. What a world.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:21 am
    Should have aborted that one
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    enzo213 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:31 am
    If the parents gave a poo about their handicapped kid, they wouldnt put him on a public/city bus.
    End of story.
    The fail here begins at failparent.
    Failparent plz diaf.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:31 am
    The bipolar diagnosis is really difficult and takes years, and they are especially careful when it comes to kids. I guess this kid is mentally handicapped as well, which just makes it worse.
  21. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:36 am
    there`s no context to what is really going on with this kid, bipolar and mentally challenged is really a pretty vague description.
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    skillz3333 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:38 am
    if the bus driver was white...none of this would have happened =/
  23. Profile photo of Kalishpa
    Kalishpa Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:42 am
    Theres really no clarification to this at all
    but it still seemed uncalled for
  24. Profile photo of amaqdrinker
    amaqdrinker Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:43 am
    @madest and skillz

    obvious troll is obvious

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    NoSympathy Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:46 am
    Might as well just choke him, seeing as he is just a burden on his family.
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    Quackor Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:48 am
    congrats to the bus driver for not kicking him out of the bus
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    basketkase Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:48 am
    hahahahah
  28. Profile photo of davisboy
    davisboy Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:50 am
    There are 2 things that can help stop this sort of thing.

    1. I think the biggest problem is the bus drivers are not trained on how to deal with children who act up on a bus. They need to be trained on how to deal with these situations.

    2. I think school buses should be redesigned to be similar to airplanes, in that the driver is in a cab completely separated from the kids. So that a driver can not be hit with an object or be harrassed by the students. A majority of accidents on school buses occur because the driver is destracted by the students.

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    ne028 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:50 am
    hes mentally challenged but it stopped when she choked him?

    im not buyin it, hes a brat.

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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:52 am
    davisboy, I think you`re right. There should be a separate compartment for the driver.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 11:53 am
    And seriously, ne028, since when are mentally challenged kids unaffected by violence? Did they get superpowers as a bonus with retardation?
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    ne028 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:02 pm
    superpowers what are you on about, look how satisfied he was with himself after he threw the can, he knew what he was doing.
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    pmarren Male 40-49
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:09 pm
    I`d have tied his pecker to the emergency door handle and pushed him out that back door. At least then he`d have something to scream about.
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    rainbowmafia Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:17 pm
    what was she suppose to do that? I don`t care how retarded he is, he shouldn`t be throwing cans at something OPERATING A BUS.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:22 pm
    Nevermind, I`m sorry I confused you.
  36. Profile photo of Zerocyde
    Zerocyde Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:26 pm
    "Its not ok to choke any kid for any reason."

    IronDozer, you`re either not a parent or a pooty parent. If you can raise a kid to adulthood to be decent and respectful without choking them then good for you, but to say that ANYTHING is out of the question when it comes to dealing with children is pure poo.

    You do ANYTHING necessary to raise a decent, respectful child.

  37. Profile photo of Androgynous
    Androgynous Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:34 pm
    To be honest?
    Yeah, it was a little rough, but it`s not like she beat him down.

    It was a little uncalled for, but did you hear him suddenly stop and understand with "Okay"s?

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    lilhawk2892 Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:38 pm
    lemme guess the kids parents sued her??
    go busdriver. maybe a bit much... but he decided to shut the drat up and listen so good job:D
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    frumgf Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:50 pm
    LOL you people are ridiculous. You don`t care if he`s retarded, cuz he just shouldn`t be doing it?

    He`s f ucking mentally challenged! He doesn`t know he shouldn`t be doing it. And it still doesn`t give anyone the right to choke anyone else. Jesus f ucking christ. I pity you ignorant people.

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    green_btrfly Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 12:58 pm
    frumgf "He`s f ucking mentally challenged! He doesn`t know he shouldn`t be doing it. And it still doesn`t give anyone the right to choke anyone else. Jesus f ucking christ. I pity you ignorant people. "

    effing right on, it doesn`t matter WHAT the kids are doing NO BUD DRIVER has the right to CHOKE a CHILD, that`s what diciplinary systems are put in place for.

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    Zerro Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:05 pm
    I don`t know which side to choose in this...

    I agree with Androg... you can see how he suddenly answered with calm "Okay`s".

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    GothicQueen Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:28 pm
    Eh. I would`ve yelled at him too if he threw a can at me while i`m DRIVING a freaking bus. Wouldn`t have choked him though.
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    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:28 pm
    you judge him cuz hes black
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    YOUREWINNER Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:30 pm
    i`d go awol on the kid too tbqh

    pipe down man

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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:47 pm
    Screw that. At first I was going to say there is no reason, but now that I see he threw something at her... Retard or no retard, I don`t blame her one bit. What if that retard had a rock and knocked the driver out? Then where would they be? Screw that, choke the life out of em` do the kid a favor.

    Flame on.

  46. Profile photo of yoimmylene
    yoimmylene Female 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:48 pm
    "WHY YOU LITTLE--"
  47. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:55 pm
    If someone fires her or she gets sued for this I would countersue the City or whatever claiming that there needs to be an enclosure for the driver. A retard who thinks its ok to throw things at a driver is a retard who may think its cool to get up and start choking a driver too.

    I say this driver was rather well restrained and by taking care of the issue right away, she may have saved a pedestrians life she would have hit otherwise if she let this retarded individual continue with his behavior.

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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 1:56 pm
    It seems to be an immense misunderstanding.
    In other news, there is no god.
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    YOUREWINNER Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 2:02 pm
    but god is everyhwere???because he is omniscient
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    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 2:50 pm
    I`m going to say I`ll side with the driver.

    No `mentally challenged` person should be unaccompanied by a qualified supervisor.
    The driver should have a separate cab, but that would mean the district would have to hire a supervisor on the bus; and we all know they don`t have money for that.

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    Red5TheFinn Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 3:39 pm
    Here somes a giant f ucking debate about who was right.
  52. Profile photo of Red5TheFinn
    Red5TheFinn Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 3:41 pm
    But honestly I would go with the driver. You should not be unacompanied if you`re Bipolar, that`s a really serious mental disease.

    She had all the right to do what she did, she could have prevented a potential accident.

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    duffytoler Male 40-49
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    November 14, 2008 at 3:54 pm
    This is what straightjackets were invented for, why aren`t they being used?
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    bliblablob Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 3:56 pm
    I don`t think he`s being choked, the woman`s most likely just pushing him against the seat.

    I`d be pissed off if I was the driver too, and that telling off probably prevented an accident.

  55. Profile photo of AnwarNova
    AnwarNova Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 4:29 pm
    Yeah it probably was the fault of the mentally challenged kid. Who does he think he is, riding around unaccompanied. How irresponsible of him, he obviously was just asking for trouble. He probably even got mentally challenged just to get attention and to cause problems. *sarcasm*

    Oh, and ANdroidmetroy, bibllablob, duffytoler, red5theflinn and anyone who blames the kid who can`t control his actions. You`re a sad lot.

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    samidoll Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    i hope all you people commenting that it`s the kid`s fault have children just like this, OR WORSE.

    talk about heartless.

  57. Profile photo of splurbyburbl
    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 4:47 pm
    "Yeah it probably was the fault of the mentally challenged kid. Who does he think he is, riding around unaccompanied. How irresponsible of him, he obviously was just asking for trouble. He probably even got mentally challenged just to get attention and to cause problems."

    Thank you AnwarNova! Finally someone that understands that these little retards are all the same and should be treated like they`re on the wrong side of an ethnic cleansing!

    (I have been pushing buttons all day and yet nobody is flaming me at all!!)

    :(

  58. Profile photo of NowPleaseRea
    NowPleaseRea Male 70 & Over
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    November 14, 2008 at 4:54 pm
    He will grow up and be a bus driver.
    Then it will be time for payback.
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    AnwarNova Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 4:56 pm
    *bows to splurbyburbl*

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    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
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    November 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm
    "Thank you AnwarNova! Finally someone that understands that these little retards are all the same and should be treated like they`re on the wrong side of an ethnic cleansing!"

    WUT! RETARDS SHUD BE TREATED LIKE HUMUN BAINGS TOO! U THINK THARS SOMETHING RONG WITH THEM WELL UR STUPID! THERE ARE PUPPI3S DYING IN THE WORLD AND WE HAVE NAUGHTY PEOPLE LIKE YOU BEING MEAN!

    There you go slurbyburbl, that was for you. I really think I channelled my inner flamer there for a second.

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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 5:52 pm
    Thanks Nova and Emo.. I needed some attention. (I have a sad life so I try to screw with people on IAB lol)

    Now ima go get pissed at the bar...

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    emp357 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 6:09 pm
    Sorry for sounding quite evil, but her punishment seemed to have worked. I`d bet that if that video was longer it would show the kid doing nothing but behaving.
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    StapleMeElmo Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 6:28 pm
    Psh. My busdriver hit a girl and ran over animals. And in my defense, I was not there the day he hit the girl, (I knew her, she`s a bitch) as he was fired when I got back.
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    StapleMeElmo Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 6:31 pm
    Heh, and I went to court for that redneck for something ELSE. He got into accidents on the road all the time. This one old lady took him to court, but I think that one was her fault.
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    MountainBord Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 7:25 pm
    jan 15th 2008???
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    Braber01 Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 7:38 pm
    Did This Bus Driver Get Fired I have Asburgers And poo LIKE THIS MAKES ME WANT TO DEVISE A CLEVER PLAN TO MAKE THEM FEEL WHAT US (What some people call mentally challenged HAVE DELT WITH ALL OF OUR **CKING LIVES
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    eggsnham Male 13-17
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    November 14, 2008 at 7:41 pm
    only in texas
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 7:55 pm
    Android, that inflammatory talk isn`t necessary. You know you`re trolling. Please be courteous.
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    moefreak Female 18-29
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    November 14, 2008 at 7:56 pm
    People... just... could you have some decency? Have you ever met a mentally handicapped child?
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    SilverThread Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 8:45 pm
    I don`t recall hearing about attention deficit/hyper activity disorder back when corporal punishment was allowed in school, coincidence? I think not. Pain is a Good Teacher.
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 14, 2008 at 8:56 pm
    OPiebreath: "Android, that inflammatory talk isn`t necessary. You know you`re trolling. Please be courteous."

    Wait a second... I am usually not, but I have been a troll for the past few days now and I want some recognition! This is just not fair.

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    barrooo Male 30-39
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    November 15, 2008 at 1:13 am
    I agree with silverthread, a good slap will usually sort the mentals out
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    vicious_liar Male 13-17
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    November 15, 2008 at 1:30 am
    Silverthread, go screw yourself. This isn`t normal, you should train bus drivers to actually be able to handle abnormal children. Don`t hire busdrivers that will kill your passengers.
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    J4Y Male 13-17
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    November 15, 2008 at 1:45 am
    Poor old Xavier.
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    Phobos_KoM Male 18-29
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    November 15, 2008 at 3:53 am
    "I don`t recall hearing about attention deficit/hyper activity disorder back when corporal punishment was allowed in school, coincidence? I think not. Pain is a Good Teacher."

    Right, back when mental illness was classified as demon possession, you didn`t hear a lot about therapy, either.

    Pain is a terrible teacher. Study after study shows that kids who are hit are worse off than kids who aren`t.

  76. Profile photo of TalcumX
    TalcumX Male 50-59
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    November 15, 2008 at 4:07 am
    A glass partition would solve the issue. The drivers job is to transport the children safely, nothing more.
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    yudontn0me Male 18-29
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    November 15, 2008 at 9:07 am
    yea... if someone threw a shoe at me id be mad too.
  78. Profile photo of BigWaFuu
    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
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    November 15, 2008 at 1:49 pm
    I woulda choked the little drater too. I dont care wtf he has. What gives him the right to act like that and throw poo at the driver? Its ok if she gets hurt and wrecks the bus and dies. But oh no, dont you dare think about disciplining the retard.

    She didnt really choke him either. She just pinned him against the wall. It doesnt matter how much "training" you go through, everyone is still human and has a limited amount of patience.

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    mrpopenfresh Male 18-29
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    November 15, 2008 at 2:03 pm
    LOL @

    The short bus.

    Also, bus drivers aren`t the best people, thets why theyre stuck driving buses.

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    Enchilada Female 70 & Over
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    November 15, 2008 at 5:22 pm
    Hahahahahaha
  81. Profile photo of TrixieBlue
    TrixieBlue Female 40-49
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    November 15, 2008 at 6:10 pm
    I am torn between both sides. YES children NEED discipline but KNOWING that the child has a history of problems and also PROOF just from the video the even BEFORE the bus driver took off the child was already acting up. How in the world was she supposed to control an out of control child while driving? They should have kept someone on the bus besides the driver and maybe this wouldn`t have happened. I do agree that there is a breaking point for everybody too. :-/
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    Ashleyliz Female 18-29
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    November 15, 2008 at 8:32 pm
    I agree with BigWaFuu. I have a pretty good level of patience, but just listening to that kid lose his sh*t was highly annoying. And he needs discipline, no matter what he has.
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    malikymoo Female 18-29
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    November 16, 2008 at 9:44 am
    ha unlucky theres a camera watchin :P
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    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
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    November 16, 2008 at 10:32 am
    theres no need to be yelling at him like that, he doesnt know better. And whoever was supposed to be with him SHOULD OF BEEN THERE.. i personally would of shot her in the knee for overreacting in such a immature way towards a child who needs help
  85. Profile photo of CaaBaaRaa
    CaaBaaRaa Female 13-17
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    November 17, 2008 at 4:01 am
    :o.There should have been someone else there.
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    trilliongram Female 18-29
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    November 18, 2008 at 10:34 am
    Eh, It`s not like she kicked him or anything. I am not for or against either party.
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
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    November 20, 2008 at 3:18 pm
    she should not be working with children and should be prosecuted for assaulting him, hes a child with a disability and you dont discipline anyone by banging their head against a window and anyone that thinks she was right or defends her is quite sad!
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    KIKENI Female 13-17
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    November 23, 2008 at 8:26 pm
    @ McDuff
    i agree 100%
    if your not qualified at all to handle such the stress that a disabled child may bring some days, then why the hell are you driving a god damn mentally handicapped bus?!??!
    people these days!
    and whats worse is i have a mentally handicapped cousin!
    what a disgrace that lady is!
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    Rolthox Male 13-17
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    January 14, 2009 at 7:49 pm
    Thank god! That was soooo funy!!

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