We’re barely into the new year and folks are already trying it.

Most of the people and entities described here are habitual line-steppers (word to Charlie Murphy) whose actions are not surprising, but still *truly* annoying:

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Baltimore Public Schools

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The Baltimore Public School system pulled a downright dangerous move this winter by keeping schools open in frigid weather even though heating systems were not operating. Photos of children bundled up in hats, gloves, and scarves went viral as well as one teacher who noted his classroom’s temperature was in the 40s. How can children be expected to excel at school in such conditions?

After numerous news stories detailed the shameful circumstances, Baltimore school administrators closed down the school system to address repairs. Closing a school system is a major decision, especially considering that for some children school provides their only reliable meal(s) for the day, but freezing students is not an acceptable alternative.

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