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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-03-06 07:24 PM
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4. I'm not supportive of three strikes
but if he knew he was eligible and ran around ripping off you and your neighbors I can't see wasting much head space feeling bad for him. :shrug:
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  -So they caught the guy who stole my laptop XemaSab  Feb-03-06 07:21 PM   #0 
  - I don't like Draconian laws,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-03-06 07:23 PM   #1 
  - I think...  sendero   Feb-03-06 08:30 PM   #33 
  - Hard to feel sorry for someone on their third strike  Catch22Dem   Feb-03-06 07:23 PM   #2 
  - a good deal of the time desperate people steal  sasha031   Feb-03-06 07:26 PM   #6 
  - This is why our prisons are overcrowded with prisoners who  Cleita   Feb-03-06 07:27 PM   #7 
  - He already has two strikes  XemaSab   Feb-03-06 07:36 PM   #18 
     - See, I think guys like him, especially if they are on drugs should  Cleita   Feb-03-06 07:41 PM   #22 
        - Either he'll be a real menace  XemaSab   Feb-03-06 07:44 PM   #25 
  - Right, and burglaries that net laptops and presumably other  Warpy   Feb-03-06 07:28 PM   #8 
  - Burglary often results in violence.  benburch   Feb-03-06 07:24 PM   #3 
  - There are differences. When I was a bartender the police always  Cleita   Feb-03-06 07:31 PM   #12 
     - Xemasab WAS home when this happened.  benburch   Feb-03-06 07:45 PM   #26 
        - This is why some states treat circumstances of burglary differently  Gormy Cuss   Feb-03-06 08:08 PM   #31 
        - Second story guys pride themselves of being able to steal  Cleita   Feb-03-06 08:23 PM   #32 
           - He just opened the window and took the laptop  XemaSab   Feb-03-06 11:51 PM   #37 
  - I'm not supportive of three strikes  LeftyMom   Feb-03-06 07:24 PM   #4 
  - I hate the three strikes law. I wish he could just do the  blonndee   Feb-03-06 07:25 PM   #5 
  - If this guy is convicted of dozens of break-ins...  benburch   Feb-03-06 07:29 PM   #9 
  - Hmm, well I don't know then. On one hand it seems fair to  blonndee   Feb-03-06 07:35 PM   #16 
     - I think judges ought to have great discretion.  benburch   Feb-03-06 07:43 PM   #24 
  - My husband got his car stolen once.  Cleita   Feb-03-06 07:38 PM   #19 
  - Appropriate penalty..... make him listen to  4MoronicYears   Feb-03-06 07:45 PM   #27 
     - "Cruel and unusual punishment". Unspeakably so.  eppur_se_muova   Feb-04-06 01:58 PM   #44 
  - Steal a laptop....  pfitz59   Feb-03-06 07:29 PM   #10 
  - I agree with you  FreedomAngel82   Feb-03-06 07:30 PM   #11 
  - right wingers love draconian laws  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-03-06 07:31 PM   #13 
  - they'd probably be pretty damned worried  BushOut06   Feb-03-06 07:35 PM   #17 
     - haha! True.  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-03-06 07:50 PM   #29 
  - Burglary of a dwelling is a quantum leap  teryang   Feb-03-06 07:34 PM   #14 
  - If you're going to have a "3 strikes" law, at least amend it...  BushOut06   Feb-03-06 07:34 PM   #15 
  - I agree  XemaSab   Feb-03-06 07:41 PM   #21 
     - Bank robbery if violence is used during it  BushOut06   Feb-03-06 08:03 PM   #30 
  - I don't know XemaSab...  slor   Feb-03-06 07:40 PM   #20 
  - I actually WAS home  XemaSab   Feb-03-06 07:42 PM   #23 
     - Holy Shit!  slor   Feb-03-06 10:14 PM   #35 
     - You sure were lucky  Raine   Feb-04-06 02:56 AM   #39 
  - It's not your fault, it's a crummy law.  jobycom   Feb-03-06 07:45 PM   #28 
  - What jobycom said.  Bluebear   Feb-04-06 02:59 AM   #40 
  - We should have a "3 Strikes" rule for Presidents that LIE 3 times....  file83   Feb-03-06 08:36 PM   #34 
  - I do not agree with the three strikes your out law  Tulum_Moon   Feb-03-06 11:34 PM   #36 
     - It is a stupid law - I agree. That was the point of my joke.  file83   Feb-04-06 03:53 PM   #45 
  - My take on 3 strikes laws is that they should be replaced  petronius   Feb-04-06 12:40 AM   #38 
  - Not sure if I feel too sorry for this scumbag.  Wise Doubter   Feb-04-06 03:08 AM   #41 
  - The previous two "strikes" need to be violent felonies  Nikki Stone 1   Feb-04-06 04:47 AM   #42 
  - Just tell police that is not your laptop  Mr.Green93   Feb-04-06 01:09 PM   #43 

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