To kill two birds with one stone is an English phrase that means to achieve two goals with one action. When a terrorist group kidnapped 19-year-old Patty Hearst, they knew they were killing two birds with one stone. The group was called the SLA, and they chose to kidnap Patty Hearst because she was the granddaughter of a very rich media mogul. With Patty, they could do two things: stir up media attention and demand a lot of money.
Shame On You
Like many teenagers, Hannah Jordan believed her parents picked on her. One day the 15-year-old reached the end of her tether and had to let off steam. She wrote a rant on Facebook full of swear words. In it, she accused her parents of forcing her to do too many chores. Her furious father decided to teach his daughter a lesson. He took her laptop and fired nine bullets into it. The trigger-happy dad filmed the incident and posted it on YouTube. He called the video “Facebook Parenting: For The Troubled Teen.”