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blueamy66 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-26-09 11:20 AM
Response to Reply #90
98. PLUS
the interlock will let you start the car up to .03....and .03 with a Oxy isn't good, ya know....
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  -Drunken Mother's Outrageous conduct in deadly NYC wreck RamboLiberal  Oct-24-09 11:14 AM   #0 
  - Yeah...this one doesn't deserve to see the light of day for the rest of her life.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-24-09 11:16 AM   #1 
  - "Huertas faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted"  leanderj   Oct-24-09 11:20 AM   #5 
  - Yeah, I just read that.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-24-09 11:21 AM   #6 
  - where's vlad the impaler when you need him?  27inCali   Oct-26-09 03:42 PM   #118 
  - Pic of the selfish asshole...  snooper2   Oct-26-09 02:53 PM   #101 
  - Ignition interlock on ALL cars, like seat belts.  MH1   Oct-24-09 11:19 AM   #2 
  - And you call yourself a liberal?  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 11:43 AM   #14 
  - not taking anyone's liberty away at all. Your post makes no sense to me.  MH1   Oct-24-09 11:48 AM   #16 
  - OMFG  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:00 PM   #23 
  - there is no reason anyone else would have access to the interlock results in your car  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:10 PM   #33 
  - my solution..  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:15 PM   #36 
  - "Huertas had a blood-alcohol level above 0.13 percent"  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:25 PM   #45 
     - please note the word "above"  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:41 PM   #50 
        - well I don't mind talking about the BAC level where it would kick in.  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:43 PM   #52 
  - "I guess you are okay with innocents being killed randomly in preventable situations?"  Realityhack   Oct-26-09 03:58 PM   #119 
  - why do cars have keys, and not just a start button?  dysfunctional press   Oct-26-09 09:58 AM   #91 
  - The BS you're spouting is  billh58   Oct-26-09 03:22 PM   #113 
  - I don't drink at all  notesdev   Oct-24-09 12:35 PM   #48 
     - yours is a reasonable argument.  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:38 PM   #49 
     - These measures never help  notesdev   Oct-24-09 01:04 PM   #54 
     - Same with me and I'd be pissed if that was on my car  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 01:14 PM   #57 
     - Exactly. I can see it now.  Javaman   Oct-26-09 04:10 PM   #120 
  - Driving is a privilege, not a right...  mitchum   Oct-24-09 11:53 AM   #18 
  - Who sold you on the BS  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 11:57 AM   #22 
     - Are you trolling or just some boozehound who likes to cruise down the highway?  mitchum   Oct-24-09 12:06 PM   #28 
     - yes, of course..  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:08 PM   #30 
     - actually intelligence is not completely genetic; 30 or so point swing by nurture  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:12 PM   #34 
        - You are correct; I think this one was babysat by his Aunt Ayn quite often  mitchum   Oct-24-09 12:17 PM   #38 
        - That's a good one..  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:18 PM   #40 
           - Maybe you should have a breathalyzer test  XanaDUer   Oct-25-09 02:10 PM   #87 
     - You have a 'right' to drive, as long as you achieve certain criteria  Ikonoklast   Oct-24-09 12:10 PM   #32 
     - not at all..  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:17 PM   #37 
        - Your 'freedoms' end where exercising them hurt others.  Ikonoklast   Oct-24-09 12:25 PM   #46 
           - of course  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 01:09 PM   #55 
              - "Getting into a  billh58   Oct-26-09 06:14 PM   #122 
     - Driving IS a priviledge. Look it up.  Edweird   Oct-24-09 05:43 PM   #70 
     - Yep.  TicketyBoo   Oct-25-09 07:29 AM   #79 
     - Yes, but once that "privilege" is earned, it becomes a de facto right  MindPilot   Oct-26-09 03:01 PM   #104 
        - Nope, as  billh58   Oct-26-09 07:19 PM   #125 
     - +1  Zoeisright   Oct-25-09 03:42 PM   #89 
     - you're the one who's not thinking.  dysfunctional press   Oct-26-09 10:00 AM   #92 
     - I agree with you.  MindPilot   Oct-26-09 02:57 PM   #103 
     - The Libertarian BS  billh58   Oct-26-09 03:27 PM   #114 
  - one is a raging right winger if they think seat belts are a good idea?  MH1   Oct-24-09 11:54 AM   #19 
  - Yes.  H2O Man   Oct-24-09 05:00 PM   #67 
  - Liberals aren't liberarians. nt  snagglepuss   Oct-24-09 11:57 AM   #21 
     - true, which is why I am not one..  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:02 PM   #25 
     - taking a breath test in the privacy of your car = police strip search?  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:03 PM   #26 
        - No,  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:06 PM   #29 
     - Liberians?  Warren DeMontague   Oct-24-09 05:02 PM   #69 
        - Liberians =  TicketyBoo   Oct-25-09 07:31 AM   #80 
           - I know. But I was interrupting the traditional DU pastime of flinging the word "libertarian" around  Warren DeMontague   Oct-25-09 03:29 PM   #88 
  - Do you know how these devices work?  blueamy66   Oct-24-09 12:04 PM   #27 
  - I've been told  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:15 PM   #35 
  - Yes, a viable option is only for starting the car...  blueamy66   Oct-26-09 09:50 AM   #90 
     - PLUS  blueamy66   Oct-26-09 11:20 AM   #98 
  - yes..  naaman fletcher   Oct-24-09 12:22 PM   #42 
  - I have friends in Iraq...  blueamy66   Oct-26-09 02:44 PM   #99 
  - not very well  MindPilot   Oct-26-09 03:03 PM   #106 
  - Or, let robots do the driving.  Warren DeMontague   Oct-24-09 05:02 PM   #68 
  - What about false positives?  Realityhack   Oct-26-09 03:39 PM   #116 
  - Manslaughter? This sounds like murder.  TwilightGardener   Oct-24-09 11:19 AM   #3 
  - If you think this is bad, wait until we get to the highway, Ms. Huertas told them  leanderj   Oct-24-09 11:23 AM   #8 
  - She wasn't even trying to drive safely--and decided to inflict  TwilightGardener   Oct-24-09 11:24 AM   #10 
  - Sounds more like murder to me too  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 11:24 AM   #9 
  - Murder for her, and perhaps manslaughter  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 11:47 AM   #15 
  - Yes--no one protected the other children. I guess they weren't  TwilightGardener   Oct-24-09 11:49 AM   #17 
  - Ever try to take car keys away from a drunk?  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:01 PM   #24 
     - Well, if you can't take the keys away  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 12:08 PM   #31 
        - I agree, and I think it's worth a national conversation.  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:19 PM   #41 
           - I was having a conversation last week  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 12:24 PM   #44 
           - friends don't let friends drive drunk  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 01:30 PM   #58 
  - Murder is a "specific intent" crime ~~  Hepburn   Oct-26-09 10:11 AM   #94 
  - THIS is what pisses me off...  Drunken Irishman   Oct-24-09 11:19 AM   #4 
  - And as a profession drunk, I'm never stupid enough to drink and drive.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-24-09 11:22 AM   #7 
  - Ahem.  TicketyBoo   Oct-25-09 07:35 AM   #81 
     - That's why I never drive when I drink...  Drunken Irishman   Oct-25-09 07:52 AM   #83 
  - 15 years is not nearly enough  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 11:28 AM   #12 
  - Sorry the sentence is not severe enough for you.  Flaneur   Oct-24-09 12:55 PM   #53 
  - It's murder.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-24-09 01:13 PM   #56 
  - Well, the prosecutor disagrees with you. It's manslaughter.  Flaneur   Oct-24-09 01:42 PM   #60 
     - Just too bad she'll get to live her life after taking someone elses.  Drunken Irishman   Oct-25-09 12:32 AM   #78 
  - yup.  La Lioness Priyanka   Oct-26-09 03:09 PM   #109 
  - Murder charges could  billh58   Oct-26-09 07:45 PM   #126 
  - Manslaughterer.  JVS   Oct-24-09 04:34 PM   #64 
  - Maybe its time to start requiring humans to have a license to procreate?  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 11:25 AM   #11 
  - Pic of lovable Carmen:  leanderj   Oct-24-09 11:33 AM   #13 
  - I will not be sad if she dies in prison  mitchum   Oct-24-09 11:55 AM   #20 
  - How about adding 7 charges of child endangerment onto this case.  WonderGrunion   Oct-24-09 12:18 PM   #39 
  - If what the prosecutor claims is true and provable, I hope she spend all 15 years in prison.  aikoaiko   Oct-24-09 12:23 PM   #43 
  - I'll bet I'm gonna get flamed hardcore on this one but...  PJPhreak   Oct-24-09 12:34 PM   #47 
  - No flames here.  MH1   Oct-24-09 12:41 PM   #51 
  - A smart Gearhead would find a way around any interlock,  PJPhreak   Oct-24-09 01:31 PM   #59 
  - You're not going to get any flames from me...  mitchum   Oct-24-09 02:02 PM   #61 
  - actually I agree  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 02:55 PM   #62 
  - what a great dad!  renate   Oct-24-09 06:22 PM   #77 
  - Dad had a mechanic friend that knew that stuff  TorchTheWitch   Oct-25-09 10:08 AM   #86 
  - Over 40 years ago  TicketyBoo   Oct-25-09 09:48 AM   #85 
  - One of the most sobering experiences of my life re driving was...  Hepburn   Oct-26-09 10:23 AM   #97 
  - +1  Mother Of Four   Oct-24-09 03:20 PM   #63 
  - +1  Blue_Tires   Oct-24-09 04:56 PM   #66 
  - +1  ctaylors6   Oct-25-09 07:47 AM   #82 
  - +1....  Hepburn   Oct-26-09 10:17 AM   #96 
  - She should be in prison and never see her children again.  proteus_lives   Oct-24-09 04:53 PM   #65 
  - OMG... first I've heard of this story  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-09 05:54 PM   #71 
  - "the father got his 14-month-old boy out of the car but left the other children, prosecutors said"  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-09 05:57 PM   #72 
  - She is an adult. Had he tried to detain her by force,  LisaL   Oct-24-09 06:00 PM   #73 
  - but could he have gotten the other kids out? or called 911 at least? Blocked the vehicle?  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-09 06:01 PM   #74 
     - Would you be blocking the vehicle with someone  LisaL   Oct-24-09 06:03 PM   #75 
        - ok then... at least call the cops.  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-09 06:08 PM   #76 
  - I find it interesting that you single out for criticism the only person who intervened. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Oct-26-09 10:13 AM   #95 
     - I agree. Everyone else there gets off scot-free.  closeupready   Oct-26-09 03:15 PM   #111 
        - if it were my child, i too would have removed her. if other parents want to risk their kids  La Lioness Priyanka   Oct-26-09 03:29 PM   #115 
           - It's easy to sit at out keyboards and say, "I would have been superman, lawsuits or not." But  closeupready   Oct-26-09 03:41 PM   #117 
  - Ugh. I don't throw the term 'human refuse' around lightly...but this woman is just that.  Danger Mouse   Oct-25-09 08:07 AM   #84 
  - I don't know why we don't prohibit licenses to alcoholics and binge drinkers.  closeupready   Oct-26-09 10:06 AM   #93 
  - Who is going to decide  blueamy66   Oct-26-09 02:46 PM   #100 
  - If someone seeks treatment for alcoholism?  closeupready   Oct-26-09 03:02 PM   #105 
     - So the treatment centers will have to report  blueamy66   Oct-26-09 04:46 PM   #121 
        - Again, it would be practically unenforceable. But I don't think alcoholics should be driving.  closeupready   Oct-26-09 06:34 PM   #124 
  - because most of us at some point or the otehr binge drink? for a woman  La Lioness Priyanka   Oct-26-09 02:56 PM   #102 
     - See my response above - I agree that it would be impractical to enforce,  closeupready   Oct-26-09 03:04 PM   #107 
        - its cos we drive on the wrong side  La Lioness Priyanka   Oct-26-09 03:08 PM   #108 
           - lol  closeupready   Oct-26-09 03:13 PM   #110 
  - Yet we apparently need repeated 'studies' on pot "causing" mental illness despite these shit stain..  Echo In Light   Oct-26-09 03:17 PM   #112 
     - The two are not mutually exclusive.  boppers   Oct-26-09 06:28 PM   #123 
 

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