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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-15-07 11:00 PM
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1. That whole "boot camp" format sounds like a MAGNET for sadists
Imagine, they get PAID to torment teenagers any way they want, and the community thinks they're doing something praiseworthy.
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  -14 year old eye witness to boot camp beating talked to the Miami Herald last year. madfloridian  Oct-15-07 10:42 PM   #0 
  - That whole "boot camp" format sounds like a MAGNET for sadists  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-15-07 11:00 PM   #1 
  - The whole fucking criminal-injustice system is a magnet for sadists!!!!  ProudDad   Oct-16-07 02:02 PM   #22 
  - The arrogant testimony of a guard. The nurse's testimony.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 12:46 AM   #2 
  - I just don't understand  sandnsea   Oct-16-07 06:24 PM   #60 
  - How stupid do they think we are?  Heywoodj   Oct-16-07 09:39 PM   #64 
  - I'm afraid the only way this family will get any justice is if they copy the Boondock Saints  sasquatch   Oct-16-07 04:01 AM   #3 
  - Perhaps if they had been better parents their kid would not have wound up in  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 01:10 PM   #10 
     - Are you saying he deserved this treatment because he did  NOLALady   Oct-16-07 01:30 PM   #11 
     - No, I am not saying that.  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 01:38 PM   #12 
     - That is an outrageously arrogant statement.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 01:43 PM   #14 
        - So, it is ok for you to judge the guards and the nurse, but not ok for me to judge the parents?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 01:54 PM   #17 
           - They are on video beating the kid for over 30 minutes.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 01:59 PM   #19 
              - And where the hell were his parents?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:02 PM   #21 
                 - Then who else of age 14 deserves to die?  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:03 PM   #25 
                 - I never said that he deserved to die  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:04 PM   #28 
                 - Arrogant much? He was murdered. oh, I know it only "counts" as involutary manslaughter  tom_paine   Oct-16-07 03:45 PM   #55 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-16-07 02:05 PM   #29 
                    - The "Prick" did not say that  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:08 PM   #32 
                       - You blamed the parents. The kid is dead. You are wrong. Apologize.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:09 PM   #33 
                          - If the parents had kept him out of trouble he would not be dead  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:11 PM   #36 
                             - I don't think you understand how cruel that sounds. How totally heartless.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:14 PM   #38 
                             - I completely understand  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:23 PM   #44 
                                - This kid was a human being and did not deserve to die this way.  cat_girl25   Oct-16-07 02:30 PM   #49 
                                   - I agree that he did not deserve to die  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:36 PM   #52 
                                      - Sick, sick, sick.  tom_paine   Oct-16-07 03:46 PM   #56 
                             - Sometimes even when parents do things right kids get into trouble,  tblue37   Oct-17-07 06:15 PM   #73 
                 - What a great Reich-wing farting point.  conscious evolution   Oct-16-07 04:52 PM   #57 
     - Yes, that is exactly what he said.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 01:49 PM   #16 
        - I did not excuse the guards and nurse  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 01:55 PM   #18 
     - Totally arrogant and judging statement.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 01:44 PM   #15 
     - If the guards and nurse can be judged, why not the parent?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:03 PM   #24 
        - How dare you? Did you see the video?  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:03 PM   #26 
           - Yes I saw the video  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:06 PM   #30 
              - Did you see the full video?  cat_girl25   Oct-16-07 02:28 PM   #47 
                 - Yes, I did  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 06:59 PM   #62 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-16-07 02:04 PM   #27 
     - I am not blaming the victim, Martin Lee Anderson  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:10 PM   #35 
     - WTF?  cat_girl25   Oct-16-07 02:07 PM   #31 
  - And this is where the tough kids learn to behave. Not likely.  autorank   Oct-16-07 04:48 AM   #4 
  - "Well there are people in the darkness  madrchsod   Oct-16-07 09:14 AM   #5 
  - Beautiful words......Martin called himself a "shining star in the world"  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 12:01 PM   #6 
  - is there still hope that jusice will be served?  grannie4peace   Oct-16-07 12:20 PM   #7 
  - It made me feel the way I felt when I heard the acquittal  NOLALady   Oct-16-07 01:40 PM   #13 
  - and yet...  jackster   Oct-16-07 12:37 PM   #8 
  - Thankfully, there may be federal charges  TexasBushwhacker   Oct-16-07 01:00 PM   #9 
  - I am retired from the Florida Department of Corrections.  William769   Oct-16-07 02:00 PM   #20 
  - What makes you think it was a good program????  ProudDad   Oct-16-07 02:10 PM   #34 
  - For first time, non violent offenders.  William769   Oct-16-07 02:21 PM   #43 
  - Read the GAO report about these "good" programs.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:17 PM   #41 
     - Where did i say it was a good program?  William769   Oct-16-07 02:24 PM   #46 
  - To the person who is judging the parents in the post above.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:02 PM   #23 
  - I never said that Martin Lee Anderson deserved to be beaten  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:12 PM   #37 
  - You are choking on your words now. You need to back off.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:15 PM   #39 
     - Which words? When and where did I say Anderson deserved to die?  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:21 PM   #42 
        - As far as I am concerned, you will be talking to yourself.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 02:24 PM   #45 
        - I suppose if you cannot win an argument you can just put your fingers in your ears  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:30 PM   #48 
        - I'm curious to know if you've had teenaged sons  kas125   Oct-16-07 02:35 PM   #51 
           - He didn't even live with his parents. Either of them  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 02:44 PM   #53 
              - Freddie Stubbs  Diclotican   Oct-16-07 05:58 PM   #59 
                 - What I am saying is that if these parents had been more involved in their child's life, it would  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-16-07 06:58 PM   #61 
                 - Freddie Stubbs  Diclotican   Oct-16-07 07:15 PM   #63 
                    - Don't apologize.  cat_girl25   Oct-16-07 11:05 PM   #65 
                    - cat_girl25  Diclotican   Oct-16-07 11:28 PM   #66 
                    - We know that the child did not live with his parents  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-17-07 06:13 AM   #69 
                       - Freddie Stubbs  Diclotican   Oct-17-07 06:22 AM   #70 
                          - I never said that the child not living with his parents was a reason for him to be mistreated  Freddie Stubbs   Oct-17-07 06:55 AM   #71 
                             - Freddie Stubbs  Diclotican   Oct-17-07 02:39 PM   #72 
                 - Diclotican, I have been reading some of your other posts here.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 11:34 PM   #67 
                    - madfloridian  Diclotican   Oct-17-07 01:58 AM   #68 
  - I give up...  ProudDad   Oct-16-07 02:16 PM   #40 
     - I understand how you feel.  cat_girl25   Oct-16-07 02:32 PM   #50 
     - Don't give up.  madfloridian   Oct-16-07 04:57 PM   #58 
  - What proponents of bootcamp for kids don't get.  ieoeja   Oct-16-07 02:44 PM   #54 

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