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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-14-06 04:00 PM
Response to Reply #107
108. Arizona, too--if it were a three months earlier or later, would there be
any discussion at all?

It was averaging 88 degrees here in OCTOBER, for pete's sake.

I live here, I worked at that mall--her behavior was completely neglectful (look at my link above your post).
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  -Mom shops in Neiman Marcus with dog, leaves 2 yr old in car The Straight Story  Dec-14-06 10:11 AM   #0 
  - Sounds like some of the self-centered, thoughtles people around here  slackmaster   Dec-14-06 10:15 AM   #1 
  - I bet she thought though she didn't want to wake him up. A barking dog in the car  xultar   Dec-14-06 10:21 AM   #2 
     - Yes, a crying baby is a hassle to deal with  slackmaster   Dec-14-06 10:26 AM   #4 
     - I'm not sayin it was the right thing to do. I'm sayin I bet that is what she thought...  xultar   Dec-14-06 10:41 AM   #12 
        - I hope my assumptions about her mindset are wrong  slackmaster   Dec-14-06 10:43 AM   #14 
     - or eaten it...  Javaman   Dec-14-06 11:04 AM   #42 
        - EXACTLY! I read that story.  xultar   Dec-14-06 11:06 AM   #50 
  - Maybe the dog's sweater matched her handbag better than the  rkc3   Dec-14-06 10:25 AM   #3 
  - Baby as fashion accessory  slackmaster   Dec-14-06 10:26 AM   #5 
     - Look a the stupid twits in the entertainment media  bumblebee1   Dec-14-06 10:45 AM   #17 
        - Which is insulting to the non-aneorxic average folk.  Clark2008   Dec-14-06 11:39 AM   #66 
           - lol, I was showing at 12 weeks.  Maine-ah   Dec-14-06 04:15 PM   #110 
  - All hatred of the wealthy and powerful aside...  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 10:32 AM   #6 
  - Well, here is one simple take on it  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 10:35 AM   #8 
  - My son is 6 and I won't  woodsprite   Dec-14-06 10:51 AM   #21 
  - I am the same way  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 10:53 AM   #23 
  - Also, the car was unlocked! I know that it says that she asked the...  I Have A Dream   Dec-14-06 10:54 AM   #26 
  - I believe you wrapped that up in a nutshell real nicely!...nuff said!  Tight_rope   Dec-14-06 04:20 PM   #111 
  - For starters, she tried to fob off responsibility for her child on the  Phredicles   Dec-14-06 10:37 AM   #9 
  - This was niemen Marcus, not walmart  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 10:46 AM   #18 
  - Most sad post I have read here in awhile...  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 10:54 AM   #24 
  - I'd about bet a nickel Sweetheart was being sarcastic.  Phredicles   Dec-14-06 11:01 AM   #35 
  - You owe me a nickel :) (nt)  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 11:05 AM   #45 
  - I agree-  verse18   Dec-14-06 11:01 AM   #36 
  - Thank you for doing a thankless job and no doubt you are overburdened.  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 06:59 PM   #116 
  - with due respect, bullshit  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 11:01 AM   #37 
  - Are you serious?  DixieBlue   Dec-14-06 11:03 AM   #41 
  - maybe its not a federal case  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 11:12 AM   #55 
  - Do you have children?  DixieBlue   Dec-14-06 11:19 AM   #61 
  - Past that age  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 11:40 AM   #67 
  - Being harrassed by a bunch of noses? ARIZONA, sister--if it were July, that kid would be DEAD.  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 07:17 PM   #118 
  - "December" the OP says  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 07:29 PM   #119 
     - Are you familiar with the saying  Lurking Dem   Dec-14-06 07:31 PM   #120 
        - is that saying self righteous and smug?  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 08:06 PM   #123 
           - What a bizarre definition.  Lurking Dem   Dec-14-06 08:14 PM   #124 
  - yeah, well  shanti   Dec-17-06 12:19 AM   #144 
  - Bingo!  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-14-06 03:50 PM   #103 
  - EXACTLY!!  shanti   Dec-17-06 12:17 AM   #143 
  - I'm sure your kids love you too. :) nt  Javaman   Dec-14-06 11:11 AM   #54 
  - yes they do, love the defense of liberty. :) nt  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 12:02 PM   #70 
     - I was being snarky, but apparently by your response, you're not.  Javaman   Dec-14-06 12:37 PM   #84 
     - "Liberty" does not include child neglect.  mondo joe   Dec-18-06 10:53 AM   #154 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-14-06 11:16 AM   #58 
  - you think it should be OK to leave young children asleep in unlocked cars?  redqueen   Dec-14-06 12:31 PM   #83 
  - ...  Bluebear   Dec-14-06 02:28 PM   #91 
  - ..in safe places  sweetheart   Dec-14-06 06:41 PM   #115 
     - less hyperbole, please.  redqueen   Dec-15-06 10:01 AM   #134 
     - OMG, what are you thinking  rebel with a cause   Dec-17-06 12:51 AM   #146 
  - Whoa.  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-14-06 03:49 PM   #102 
  - That's disgusting  alarimer   Dec-15-06 07:42 AM   #130 
  - !!  Blue State Native   Dec-15-06 07:15 PM   #141 
  - and she tried to blame the store for taking so long, since the gift wasn't wrapped  ComerPerro   Dec-14-06 12:23 PM   #73 
  - A 2 year old  teenagebambam   Dec-14-06 10:40 AM   #10 
  - Nobody's hating on the wealthy and powerful  verse18   Dec-14-06 10:40 AM   #11 
  - Where did that come from??  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 10:54 AM   #25 
     - True enough. But where does that equal  verse18   Dec-14-06 10:56 AM   #27 
        - If this happened at Wal-Mart or Kmart or JCPenney  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 10:59 AM   #29 
           - Gee, Red Zelda, do you have a problem with DU?  Bluebear   Dec-14-06 11:00 AM   #31 
           - No  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 11:06 AM   #49 
              - What's wrong with union labor, do tell?  Bluebear   Dec-14-06 11:09 AM   #51 
              - My tone?  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 11:15 AM   #57 
                 - Yeah, I did that earlier in a thread about * and the Navajos...only 1 reply though  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 11:17 AM   #59 
                 - "if people here were a lot less judgmental"  Bornaginhooligan   Dec-14-06 12:31 PM   #81 
              - Had they said it was wal-mart in the article I would have noted that  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 11:09 AM   #52 
           - That's not true.  verse18   Dec-14-06 11:04 AM   #43 
           - Shows how well ya know me :) (nt)  The Straight Story   Dec-14-06 11:06 AM   #46 
           - What utter bullshit.  Pithlet   Dec-14-06 11:10 AM   #53 
           - Riiiiiiight.  Bornaginhooligan   Dec-14-06 12:27 PM   #77 
           - ?????  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-14-06 03:51 PM   #104 
           - BS. Doesn't matter what lot a small child is left in. It's negligent.  mondo joe   Dec-18-06 10:59 AM   #158 
  - I bet the kid was a sleep and she didn't want to wake him. My mom has  xultar   Dec-14-06 10:43 AM   #13 
  - How old were you and your brother at the time?  verse18   Dec-14-06 10:52 AM   #22 
     - I'm not saying she was right...I'm just sayin it is tough to be a mom.  xultar   Dec-14-06 11:00 AM   #32 
        - I understand it's tough being a mom.  verse18   Dec-14-06 11:06 AM   #47 
        - I think the underlying issue is the fact that it was unnecessary  SoCalDem   Dec-14-06 01:00 PM   #88 
           - agree; good points  barb162   Dec-17-06 12:57 AM   #147 
  - Yikes!  cwydro   Dec-14-06 10:44 AM   #15 
  - 'Complete sentences, please.'  Bluebear   Dec-14-06 10:59 AM   #30 
  - The unlocked state of the car for one thing  slackmaster   Dec-14-06 10:44 AM   #16 
  - Gee, Red Zelda, leaving a toddler in an unlocked vehicle in this day and age?  Bluebear   Dec-14-06 10:49 AM   #20 
  - Yes, thank you.  cwydro   Dec-14-06 11:03 AM   #40 
  - You can't figure out what she did wrong?  cali   Dec-14-06 11:00 AM   #33 
  - "Complete sentences if possible."  TahitiNut   Dec-14-06 11:01 AM   #34 
  - !  seasonedblue   Dec-17-06 01:08 AM   #148 
  - If you have to ask what's wrong with it, I hope you don't have children.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Dec-14-06 11:37 AM   #65 
  - Welcome to DU!  Opposite Reaction   Dec-14-06 11:47 AM   #68 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-14-06 12:25 PM   #74 
  - Oh my.  Horse with no Name   Dec-14-06 12:29 PM   #80 
  - Anything can happen...and does...  KansDem   Dec-14-06 12:48 PM   #86 
  - She left a two year old unsupervised  LeftyMom   Dec-14-06 01:06 PM   #89 
  - Your kidding, right?  DiverDave   Dec-14-06 03:26 PM   #95 
  - I won't even leave my dog out of sight!  sjbech   Dec-14-06 03:36 PM   #98 
  - Rule I always used  OzarkDem   Dec-14-06 04:44 PM   #114 
  - Are you "series"?  SoCalDem   Dec-14-06 07:35 PM   #122 
  - :)  Bluebear   Dec-15-06 05:11 AM   #127 
  - No hatred of the wealthy or powerful - just of negligence.  mondo joe   Dec-18-06 10:57 AM   #157 
  - Another candidate for my "mandatory sterilization" program.  bbernardini   Dec-14-06 10:34 AM   #7 
  - And then she asks the mall security to keep an eye on him  WI_DEM   Dec-14-06 10:48 AM   #19 
  - It is, of course, way, way, way too much to ask  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 10:57 AM   #28 
     - Hey Red Zelda, I don't what kind of world you live in but in mine  mohinoaklawnillinois   Dec-14-06 11:04 AM   #44 
     - Are you actually suggesting  cali   Dec-14-06 11:06 AM   #48 
     - Um, cali I wasn't in the least trying to say that part of the  mohinoaklawnillinois   Dec-14-06 11:18 AM   #60 
        - sorry, I meant to reply to red zelda n/t  cali   Dec-14-06 11:35 AM   #64 
           - You actually did reply to red zelda.  Bunny   Dec-14-06 12:17 PM   #72 
     - Their job is not to watch sleeping children in cars ...  DixieBlue   Dec-14-06 11:13 AM   #56 
     - again, you're an idiot. And I really think you are in the wrong place  ComerPerro   Dec-14-06 12:26 PM   #75 
     - It's there job to watch a 2-year old while mommy shops?  WI_DEM   Dec-14-06 01:37 PM   #90 
     - Their job is not to babysit! n/t  Mad_Dem_X   Dec-14-06 03:53 PM   #106 
     - Babysitting is not part of security's job.  mondo joe   Dec-18-06 10:54 AM   #155 
  - I heard she was arguing about being charged $500 for a cookie recipie. n/t  IanDB1   Dec-14-06 11:03 AM   #38 
  - ha!!!  kmlewis   Dec-16-06 11:52 AM   #142 
  - What to do, what to do? Dog or baby...hmmmm which one...  Javaman   Dec-14-06 11:03 AM   #39 
  - To be fair, the dog was probably an AKC-registered purebred.  TahitiNut   Dec-14-06 11:29 AM   #62 
  - I thought so.  Red Zelda   Dec-14-06 12:00 PM   #69 
     - Sure you did.  TahitiNut   Dec-14-06 12:15 PM   #71 
  - I am not suprised at all, though.  ComerPerro   Dec-14-06 12:26 PM   #76 
  - Settle down folks! She left the kid a set of keys and a cellphone  Ezlivin   Dec-14-06 11:34 AM   #63 
  - true, and if something went wrong, he would handle it. LOL  ComerPerro   Dec-14-06 12:27 PM   #78 
  - When did Paris Hilton give birth? I figured the tabloids would be  bullwinkle428   Dec-14-06 12:29 PM   #79 
  - If she were poor, she'd have already  Chimichurri   Dec-14-06 12:31 PM   #82 
  - it's all about her....  bleedingheart   Dec-14-06 12:42 PM   #85 
  - Now now..doesn't everyone know by now that little dogs  SoCalDem   Dec-14-06 12:53 PM   #87 
  - "I saw Mommy shopping from the back seat of the BMW."  Neshanic   Dec-14-06 02:47 PM   #92 
  - sounds like a case of overreaction to me  HuffleClaw   Dec-14-06 03:14 PM   #93 
  - Yeah, strangers. nt  Bluebear   Dec-14-06 03:15 PM   #94 
  - Strangers working for minimum wage plus tips. I know that mall well  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 03:41 PM   #100 
  - you forgot the sarcasm thingie  DiverDave   Dec-14-06 03:31 PM   #97 
  - If more retail malls had babysitting services...  sjbech   Dec-14-06 03:29 PM   #96 
  - Think of the liability issues with this. Have you ever filled out paperwork  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 03:46 PM   #101 
  - Yeah.... I'm not evenly remotely familiar with childcare issues...  sjbech   Dec-14-06 04:30 PM   #113 
  - We have grocery stores with babysitting services  Nikia   Dec-14-06 08:34 PM   #125 
  - ikea's got a great business model  shanti   Dec-17-06 12:33 AM   #145 
  - DU is now neck and neck with CNN and MSNBC for "human interest" stories.nt  nam78_two   Dec-14-06 03:38 PM   #99 
  - Keep in mind this is ARIZONA--thank God it wasn't summer...  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 03:51 PM   #105 
  - I can't believe people would defend this.  Lurking Dem   Dec-14-06 03:54 PM   #107 
  - Arizona, too--if it were a three months earlier or later, would there be  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 04:00 PM   #108 
  - Read the link.  Lurking Dem   Dec-14-06 04:22 PM   #112 
     - Mother of the year (not)  rebel with a cause   Dec-17-06 01:17 AM   #149 
  - some people always want to blame authority figures never the individual  WI_DEM   Dec-14-06 04:10 PM   #109 
  - I know.  Pithlet   Dec-14-06 07:33 PM   #121 
  - It isn't just DU--she has defenders on AZ Central (the Aizona Republic's site)  blondeatlast   Dec-15-06 07:44 AM   #131 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-15-06 10:09 AM   #135 
     - *shudder*  Lurking Dem   Dec-15-06 10:54 AM   #136 
     - Oh please  Horse with no Name   Dec-15-06 11:02 AM   #137 
     - So, then surely you support charging someone with murder  Pithlet   Dec-15-06 07:07 PM   #140 
  - She needs to thank her lucky stars it was December in ARIZONA  blondeatlast   Dec-14-06 07:09 PM   #117 
  - Cars can get pretty hot even if it isn't summer  alarimer   Dec-15-06 07:52 AM   #132 
  - DUers should be ok with that - they think that people are no more important than animals.  BlooInBloo   Dec-14-06 08:36 PM   #126 
  - Say what?????????????????????????  Bluebear   Dec-15-06 05:12 AM   #128 
     - ... as every "animal rights" thread clearly shows....  BlooInBloo   Dec-15-06 07:34 AM   #129 
        - Oh OK glad that's "clear"  Bluebear   Dec-15-06 11:40 AM   #138 
  - OMG! Now there is some...Damn, for once I am speechless!  lonestarnot   Dec-15-06 08:02 AM   #133 
  - what a self-centered asshole.  Odin2005   Dec-15-06 02:41 PM   #139 
  - you wouldn't think...  fhqwhgads   Dec-18-06 09:32 AM   #150 
     - Oh please, read through the thread.  Bluebear   Dec-18-06 09:36 AM   #151 
        - Depends on the age of the child/children, I think  Nikki Stone1   Dec-18-06 10:13 AM   #152 
        - 'And if you're thinking of slamming my mom'  Bluebear   Dec-18-06 10:55 AM   #156 
        - i did read through the thread...  fhqwhgads   Dec-18-06 10:48 AM   #153 
 

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