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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-05-09 08:36 PM
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56. The poor kid didn't have a helmet on, the father was driving
Edited on Mon Jan-05-09 08:36 PM by lizzy
the ATV and checking his text messages at the same time, and on that same day this father let the 2 year old kid to shoot a rifle. I wonder what authorities are going to do with that information.
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  -2 yr old dies in ATV crash while Dad was checking text messages proud2Blib  Jan-05-09 02:48 PM   #0 
  - I'm not going to make any comment.  yardwork   Jan-05-09 02:49 PM   #1 
  - I was just so appalled that any parent could be this stupid  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 02:50 PM   #3 
     - It was a .22 rifle.  Xithras   Jan-05-09 02:58 PM   #9 
        - I'm not opposed to teaching youngsters firearm safety, but a 2 year old  Arkansas Granny   Jan-05-09 03:10 PM   #10 
        - I agree 100%, I totally support teaching young adults how to use firearms  MiltonF   Jan-05-09 03:26 PM   #16 
           - He was probably one of those gun fetishists.  anonymous171   Jan-05-09 04:25 PM   #39 
        - Do you have  Gilligan   Jan-05-09 03:39 PM   #26 
        - I have kids. And rifles.  Xithras   Jan-05-09 05:12 PM   #43 
        - The kid was TWO  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 03:59 PM   #30 
        - Even so, even as a gun owner (I am), that's irresponsible  EstimatedProphet   Jan-06-09 07:19 AM   #78 
  - Idiot  gratuitous   Jan-05-09 02:50 PM   #2 
  - Where I live, I cringe at all the "dads" on riding mowers with toddlers in their laps. Idiots. n/t  greguganus   Jan-06-09 04:04 AM   #74 
     - My dad used to do that when I was little nt  CRF450   Jan-06-09 05:29 PM   #82 
  - I'm so fucking sick of text fucking messaging  Beaverhausen   Jan-05-09 02:52 PM   #4 
  - You know how fads go...  Dennis Donovan   Jan-05-09 02:55 PM   #7 
  - And there's no better way to go too.  HypnoToad   Jan-05-09 05:16 PM   #44 
  - 10-4 to that Good Buddy!...  Bigmack   Jan-05-09 10:45 PM   #65 
  - Yeah, fuck the deaf and the mute!! Don't be so quick to judge. nt  recoveringrepublican   Jan-05-09 03:15 PM   #13 
  - There is a time and a place for it  Beaverhausen   Jan-05-09 03:27 PM   #18 
  - There's nothing special about texting  Veganistan   Jan-05-09 03:53 PM   #28 
  - is texting in the theater really that much of a distraction for you?  frylock   Jan-05-09 04:18 PM   #37 
     - yes it is - as are the fights that break out because of it  Beaverhausen   Jan-05-09 04:23 PM   #38 
        - why were they fighting?  frylock   Jan-05-09 05:37 PM   #47 
           - the bright light of the screen is distracting so no, it's my business too  Beaverhausen   Jan-05-09 06:39 PM   #51 
  - you're holding a 2 year old on an ATV, and you check a text message?  Donnachaidh   Jan-05-09 03:38 PM   #25 
  - He was driving a moving vehicle.  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 04:01 PM   #31 
  - Deaf mutes can safely drive and text at the same time?  pl259   Jan-05-09 04:03 PM   #34 
     - That's not what was said, no doubt, pull over, I was going to agree  recoveringrepublican   Jan-05-09 05:38 PM   #48 
     - "This is really sad but fuck text messaging and everyone who does it!"  Veganistan   Jan-05-09 09:14 PM   #59 
     - Deaf mutes can safely drive and text at the same time with a 2 year old in their lap!  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 10:31 PM   #63 
  - I think the problem is doing it on an ATV, not the text messaging  anigbrowl   Jan-05-09 06:12 PM   #49 
  - Oh this guy's a real genius!  BattyDem   Jan-05-09 02:54 PM   #5 
  - Letting a 2 year old fire a gun = stupidity  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 04:02 PM   #32 
     - What is the purpose of letting a two year old fire a gun?  BattyDem   Jan-05-09 04:39 PM   #40 
  - Another mouth-breathing Jethro-breeder...  Dennis Donovan   Jan-05-09 02:54 PM   #6 
  - Reminds me of that mother who left her infant in a hot car, and the child died...  Rhiannon12866   Jan-05-09 09:08 PM   #58 
  - I immediately called my son over to read this article as soon as I saw it...  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jan-05-09 02:57 PM   #8 
  - Too bad they can't make a device to put in teens cars that prevents cell reception in a moving  Veganistan   Jan-05-09 03:58 PM   #29 
  - Priorities. The business of parents is business not childcare!  Democrats_win   Jan-05-09 03:10 PM   #11 
  - I thought text-messaging was for adolescents. Then again, this father seems  wienerdoggie   Jan-05-09 03:15 PM   #12 
  - As the parent of 3 and 4 year olds no toddler or preschooler should be anywhere near a rifle or ATV  Jennicut   Jan-05-09 03:21 PM   #14 
  - Add to that, no 3 or 4 year old should be anywhere near an adult who is stupid  rvablue   Jan-05-09 05:05 PM   #41 
     - Agreed. Text sometime else, NOT when you are watching your children  Jennicut   Jan-05-09 08:58 PM   #57 
        - And don't talk on the cellphone in your car (barring an emergency) when  rvablue   Jan-05-09 11:04 PM   #66 
  - .In my state, it is against the law for anyone under 16 to ride one  notadmblnd   Jan-05-09 03:25 PM   #15 
  - I wish it were in CA also.  Sequoia   Jan-05-09 03:28 PM   #20 
     - We lived across the street from a family who had one for every kid when my kids were growing up  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 04:07 PM   #35 
        - Sick, sick.  Sequoia   Jan-06-09 03:23 PM   #80 
  - That's why I refuse to get the text messaging plan with my celly carrier  cat_girl25   Jan-05-09 03:26 PM   #17 
  - Why would anyone let a two year old ride on an ATV?  Tilion   Jan-05-09 03:27 PM   #19 
  - Darwin proved right yet again. Poor kid. Bad luck to be born to a stupid parent.  mnhtnbb   Jan-05-09 03:30 PM   #21 
  - Sometimes there is so much stupid it actually hurts.  JNelson6563   Jan-05-09 03:34 PM   #22 
  - This story hurts my brain and my heart.  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 06:30 PM   #50 
  - Story doesn't add up  dbackjon   Jan-05-09 03:34 PM   #23 
  - The whole thing sounds very fishy. Oops. I wasn't going to comment.  yardwork   Jan-05-09 03:35 PM   #24 
  - Kid was probably riding right in front of the dad, sitting on the tank..  Fumesucker   Jan-05-09 03:46 PM   #27 
  - The article says he was on father's lap.  lizzy   Jan-05-09 07:50 PM   #54 
     - Kid's butt would have been right up against the father's lap...  Fumesucker   Jan-05-09 08:03 PM   #55 
        - The poor kid didn't have a helmet on, the father was driving  lizzy   Jan-05-09 08:36 PM   #56 
           - The father was certainly stupid, possibly negligent..  Fumesucker   Jan-05-09 09:47 PM   #60 
              - Dirtbikes are less dangerous, thats a fact!  CRF450   Jan-05-09 11:56 PM   #69 
                 - Rollover, that's what happened to my son-in-law.  Fumesucker   Jan-06-09 03:56 AM   #73 
                    - That doesn't surprise me.  CRF450   Jan-06-09 04:14 AM   #75 
                       - They ride on the road on our subdivision, here.  Pithlet   Jan-06-09 05:54 PM   #83 
  - Hmmm....  Rebubula   Jan-05-09 04:03 PM   #33 
  - I am thinking maybe beer was involved  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 10:38 PM   #64 
  - I am wondering how the kid can reach the pedals if he is on Dad's lap  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 04:09 PM   #36 
  - B/c the kid didn't need to reach the throttle....which is located on the handle bar.  rvablue   Jan-05-09 05:06 PM   #42 
     - LOL shows what I know about ATVs.  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 05:29 PM   #46 
  - Many ATV's have thumb throttles.  Xithras   Jan-05-09 05:20 PM   #45 
     - But the article says the kid was on father's lap.  lizzy   Jan-05-09 07:49 PM   #53 
  - I had a 4-wheeler get away from me  carlyhippy   Jan-05-09 07:30 PM   #52 
  - I would feel a lot sorrier for this dad  proud2Blib   Jan-05-09 10:19 PM   #61 
     - I agree, that was insane  carlyhippy   Jan-06-09 07:36 AM   #79 
  - Good heavens  SillyFlower   Jan-05-09 10:22 PM   #62 
  - Two years old.  Iggo   Jan-05-09 11:35 PM   #67 
  - Kinda surprised he's able to hear an incoming message.  CRF450   Jan-05-09 11:41 PM   #68 
  - My goodness, did this guy get ANYTHING right?  CreekDog   Jan-06-09 12:19 AM   #70 
  - Sad, too bad so many are focused on everything other than the loss of life...  MazeRat7   Jan-06-09 01:06 AM   #71 
  - Well, the saddest part is that this death was avoidable  proud2Blib   Jan-06-09 05:10 PM   #81 
  - This guy was completely negligent.  MrSlayer   Jan-06-09 01:22 AM   #72 
  - I'd guess  Sewsojm   Jan-06-09 06:43 AM   #76 
  - Dad needs to go to jail. nt  Vinca   Jan-06-09 07:14 AM   #77 
 

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