Cry-Baby of the Week
Aug 23 2013
It's time, once again, to name and shame the week's biggest pussies.
Cry-Baby #1: Tim Donnelly
The incident: California passed a bill that will allow transgender children to use the correct bathrooms.
The appropriate response: Probably nothing. Maybe using a different bathroom, if this law applies to you.
The actual response: A Republican state lawmaker is pulling his children out of school.
On Monday, California's governor signed bill AB 1266 into law.
The law, which will go into effect on January 1 of next year, gives students in California schools the right "to participate in sex-segregated programs, activities, and facilities" based on the gender they identify with, rather than their birth gender.
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, who lives in Twin Peaks, California, wrote a letter to conservative website WND voicing his outrage over the decision.
In the letter, he said: "Allowing teenage boys and girls in the same locker room, showering side by side, is a bad idea. In fact, AB 1266 is a recipe for disaster. This will take the normal hormonal battles raging inside every teenager and pour gasoline onto those simmering coals. The right to privacy enjoyed by every student will be replaced by the right to be ogled."
Tim claims that his 13 and 16-year-old sons are "horrified" to learn that they might have to share a restroom with "a member of the opposite sex."
He claims that many parents he'd heard from had "literally pulled their kids out of public schools and have enrolled them in homeschool and private-school programs." And that he intends to do the same with his kids. However, none of the parents who he'd spoken with that had pulled their kids out of school were willing to speak publicly about it. But I'm like, totally sure they exist, guys.
Tim also thinks that this law will have a negative impact on the amount of funding schools receive, "the decline in attendance and enrollment is likely to negatively impact K-12 public-school funding given a good portion of it comes from the ADA federal grant that pays the schools proportionally for attendance." Which suggests that Tim is massively overestimating the amount of total dickholes who currently have children enrolled in the California school system.
Tim is hoping to run for governor next year... :(
Cry-Baby #2: Jeffrey Wright and Alexis Longo
The incident: A Dunkin' Donuts worker gave a customer the wrong coffee.
The appropriate response: Complaining.
The actual response: The customer pistol-whipped the staff member with a loaded gun.
Earlier this week, 27-year-old Jeffrey Wright and his 22-year-old wife Alexis Longo ordered a vanilla iced coffee from the drive-through of a Dunkin' Donuts in Lauderhill, Florida.
According to Jeffrey and Alexis, their order was fucked up, and they were actually given a CARAMEL-flavored iced coffee.
Outraged, Jeffrey and Alexis got out of their car and went inside the Dunkin' Donuts, where they got into an argument with the man who served them, Rajay Hall.
Eventually, Jeffrey started throwing punches at Rajay. Then, upon realizing that this wasn't punishment enough for messing up their coffee order, he pulled out a loaded Taurus Slim 9mm handgun, and started beating Rajay in the head with it.
According to witnesses, Alexis told Jeffrey to shoot the manager multiple times.
Jeffrey and Alexis were both arrested and booked into Broward County jail. They were charged with a felony for aggravated battery and a misdemeanor for battery, respectively.
Rajay is reportedly "doing fine."
Which of this lot is the bigger cry-baby? Let us know in this poll #democracy
Winner: The wheelchair ramp haters!!!
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