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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-24-06 03:57 PM
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36. Yeah I raised two and I never forgot either of them
And I am a space cadet. I lose my keys regularly. Two weeks ago I left my purse in a restaurant, last weekend I left my coat in a dressing room at a dept store.

But I never once left or lost either of my kids anywhere. So if I can keep track of babies, anyone can :)
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  -Does the father deserve to be punished for forgeting his kid in car? Poll rodeodance  Mar-24-06 11:32 AM   #0 
  - they had billboards here a few summers ago asking to put a purse  RGBolen   Mar-24-06 11:33 AM   #1 
  - Or maybe a cowbell  valerief   Mar-24-06 11:35 AM   #4 
     - Cowbell? They were saying to put something you remember beside them  RGBolen   Mar-24-06 11:41 AM   #7 
     - I was thinking the cowbell would alert the parent of the child  valerief   Mar-24-06 11:46 AM   #9 
     - Do you have kids?  Carni   Mar-24-06 02:17 PM   #27 
        - I have kids and I've been sleep deprived but ANYBODY who "forgets"  Veganistan   Mar-26-06 02:23 PM   #62 
  - No 52%?  valerief   Mar-24-06 11:34 AM   #2 
  - No 52% geech, what a punishing society we have become (48% yes)  rodeodance   Mar-24-06 11:34 AM   #3 
  - It was a terrible thing to happen--and I think father had a scare which  rodeodance   Mar-24-06 11:35 AM   #5 
     - The reason for punishment is deterrent of future incidents by others.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-24-06 11:51 AM   #14 
  - He should get some punishment but nothing drastic.  cat_girl25   Mar-24-06 11:36 AM   #6 
  - Isn't the horror of what he'd done enough punishment?  Iris   Mar-24-06 02:14 PM   #24 
     - I could agree with that.  cat_girl25   Mar-24-06 04:00 PM   #39 
        - I didn't mean to be prickly, but the desire to see people punished for  Iris   Mar-24-06 04:13 PM   #41 
           - I didn't really desire harsh punishment.  cat_girl25   Mar-24-06 04:28 PM   #45 
              - Yes, that was a good observation!  Iris   Mar-24-06 04:57 PM   #53 
  - How the heck do you forget your child is in the car?  guinivere   Mar-24-06 11:44 AM   #8 
  - Parents don't do that intentionally.........  TheDebbieDee   Mar-24-06 12:07 PM   #18 
  - How do you forget your kid is in the back seat?  mutley_r_us   Mar-26-06 02:23 PM   #63 
  - I once thought I had forgotten my little guy in the car  redwitch   Mar-24-06 03:56 PM   #34 
  - He does need punishment  MemphisTiger   Mar-24-06 11:48 AM   #10 
  - Isn't the horror of what he'd done enough punishment?  Iris   Mar-24-06 02:15 PM   #25 
  - I wonder what he'd get if he dropped the child off in the middle of  valerief   Mar-24-06 11:48 AM   #11 
  - Oh, please. The child welfare systems are overwhelmed as it is.  Iris   Mar-24-06 02:17 PM   #28 
  - father in law forgot grandson in shopping cart in parking lot  medeak   Mar-24-06 11:48 AM   #12 
  - Probation and parenting classes.  Lars39   Mar-24-06 11:50 AM   #13 
  - And this "punishment" that you advocate will accomplish, what?  greyhound1966   Mar-24-06 11:56 AM   #15 
  - When people make mistakes of this nature there are consequences  MemphisTiger   Mar-24-06 01:56 PM   #21 
     - You have got to be kidding. You'd put a child in the foster care system  Iris   Mar-24-06 02:16 PM   #26 
     - Better than a clueless father, where will he leave the child next?  MemphisTiger   Mar-26-06 01:55 PM   #59 
     - Fortunately you don't get to make that decision. You apparently aren't  greyhound1966   Mar-24-06 03:46 PM   #29 
     - I don't think this warrants foster care. I just did a search using  usnret88   Mar-26-06 02:19 PM   #60 
  - I have three kids.  newportdadde   Mar-24-06 11:57 AM   #16 
  - Yeah I raised two and I never forgot either of them  proud2Blib   Mar-24-06 03:57 PM   #36 
  - I believe there is no punishment that will come close to what  Lochloosa   Mar-24-06 12:01 PM   #17 
  - Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner....  truebrit71   Mar-24-06 03:55 PM   #33 
  - In as much as public responders had to become involved...  Virginia Dare   Mar-24-06 12:24 PM   #19 
  - unrelated but, that is another reason you never call 911  RGBolen   Mar-24-06 12:26 PM   #20 
  - Castrate him.  BiggJawn   Mar-24-06 04:19 PM   #42 
  - this is exactly what is bothering me more about u.s. than so much of  seabeyond   Mar-24-06 02:10 PM   #22 
  - I think the poor guy is probably beating himself up over this  bleedingheart   Mar-24-06 02:13 PM   #23 
  - Why are so many so eager  Karenina   Mar-24-06 04:44 PM   #50 
     - Hey don't beat up on me...I feel bad for the guy  bleedingheart   Mar-24-06 04:49 PM   #51 
        - I was AGREEING with you Sweetiekins!  Karenina   Mar-24-06 05:25 PM   #57 
  - Yes--perhaps a court appearance & a fine?  Bridget Burke   Mar-24-06 03:50 PM   #30 
  - Almost the same situation a few years ago...  zanne   Mar-24-06 03:53 PM   #31 
  - No.  missb   Mar-24-06 03:53 PM   #32 
  - Yeah, but not a lot.  SmokingJacket   Mar-24-06 03:56 PM   #35 
  - No.  truebrit71   Mar-24-06 03:59 PM   #37 
  - This happens a lot  savemefromdumbya   Mar-24-06 04:00 PM   #38 
  - Depends on the punishment!  MyPetRock   Mar-24-06 04:03 PM   #40 
  - The article states the punishment  Tinksrival   Mar-24-06 04:36 PM   #47 
  - I can't be all that judgmental  Batgirl   Mar-24-06 04:24 PM   #43 
  - I Say He Does  Southpawkicker   Mar-24-06 04:26 PM   #44 
  - What would people say or if it were the MOTHER who did this?  Nikki Stone 1   Mar-24-06 04:31 PM   #46 
  - No.  Bunny   Mar-24-06 04:37 PM   #48 
  - I voted no.  crispini   Mar-24-06 04:39 PM   #49 
  - He should get a special license plate color  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-24-06 04:49 PM   #52 
  - Egad. I did something similar once.  Xithras   Mar-24-06 05:15 PM   #54 
  - His punishment should be  VancSouthpaw   Mar-24-06 05:16 PM   #55 
  - 100% Absolutely Not!!!!!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-24-06 05:20 PM   #56 
  - I wonder what the repukes would say if it was a black family, or  drmom   Mar-24-06 05:52 PM   #58 
  - yes  proud2Blib   Mar-26-06 02:21 PM   #61 

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