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Posted: Saturday, January 21, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 8:20 am, Sat Jan 21, 2012.

Music with a strong bass beat is pumping out of speakers, played by a DJ with crooked headphones. A few hundred Lodi and Tokay high school students are packed inside a dimly lit hall. Girls are dressed in neon sports bras or tank tops and bright spandex shorts. Guys are sporting bright T-shirts and jeans. People are sweating in the heat from so many bodies and the fierce movement.

One difference between this scene and a clip from a music video by Rihanna is the parents scattered along the walls, keeping an eye on their charges.

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2 comments:

  • Kevin Paglia posted at 8:32 am on Sun, Jan 22, 2012.

    Kevin Paglia Posts: 2027

    Ric: From what I understand the police were there and dealing with it with the help of students and parents.

    Of course If you read back to what I had written about the shooting at Hale Park you would see that I did disagree with the couple and thought they SHOULD have cooperated. What I had and have issues with is your position that the couple should be SHOT for not cooperating. Which taken into this issue wold mean that you would want all the kids that didn't talk to the police shot on site, right?

    The difference between you and I is that you celebrate and salivate at the thought of murdering your neighbors if they don't do what you want them to. I am willing to disagree with a persons actions without calling for them to be shot down in the street.

    I guess one other difference is that I have reading comprehension skills where you do not. Otherwise you would already know that I ONLY disagreed with the shooting the husband and wife for not cooperating, but fully and wholeheartedly believed they SHOULD have talked to the police.

     
  • Kevin Paglia posted at 10:04 am on Sat, Jan 21, 2012.

    Kevin Paglia Posts: 2027

    Last student ran dance my son went to there were three different fights.

     
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