Pull over, ma'am. No, you weren't driving too fast. Your kid is missing too much school. Credit: Getty "Look at this note from school! Ten unexcused absences?! That tears it! Don't even think about going out with your friends this we...No more driving for you, young (well, middle-aged) man. Your son cuts too many classes.
"And the king said, 'Bring me a sword.' So a sword was brought before the king. And the king said, 'Divide the living child in two, half to the one, and half to the other.'" (1 Kings 2:24-25) Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Now ...Australia realizes that forcing kids of divorced couples to act as ping-pong balls might not be so bouncy and fun.
"He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children." [Exodus 34:6-7] They reverse that in Davenport, Iowa, where the sins of the children are visited upon the parents. Under a local law, parents...