hitting too close to home for me

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My mother graduated from that high school. My father dropped out of it to support his family. I know every inch of that town. Have for my whole life.

The child abuse is NOT just exploitation. It's NOT just crappy indoctrination passing for education. It's NOT just how much wealth disparity there is in our society. It's also the loss of any sense of community, of mutuality, of meatspace encounters, and an endless expanse of absolute emptiness staring our children in the face.

Those little fuckers needed punishment for their transgressions how many times before they ever might be let out into the world? But Mill Valley was probably delighted to be rid of them.

pipe up any time....