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Marengo Donating Member (296 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-04-10 01:23 PM
Response to Reply #174
185. A Reactionary Response
Are the only options in dealing with a case like this extra judicial murder or "coddling" as you frame it? One can despise a man such as this and ALSO recognize his right to due process and humane treatment while incarcerated.
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  -Man rapes toddler in store aisle, bystanders nab him Liberal_in_LA  Dec-02-10 07:28 PM   #0 
  - I hope that by "nab" and "tackled" they also meant "pounded face into pavement"  flvegan   Dec-02-10 07:29 PM   #1 
  - one of the guys who caught him might be homeless, another homeless hero.  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-02-10 07:30 PM   #2 
  - +1. n/t  Subdivisions   Dec-02-10 07:31 PM   #5 
  - Word  XemaSab   Dec-02-10 07:32 PM   #10 
  - on closer read of article. 2 year became separated from family. Watch your kids closely  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-02-10 07:35 PM   #14 
     - There's no reason to assume this would ever happen  Alcibiades   Dec-03-10 02:10 PM   #170 
  - Seriously  Dorian Gray   Dec-02-10 08:14 PM   #37 
  - Raping toddlers is over the top, I would not expect the people who caught him to  ZombieHorde   Dec-02-10 08:53 PM   #55 
     - I have to admit, I'm not a violent person  flvegan   Dec-02-10 09:08 PM   #62 
     - "I'd just have to hope the jury got to hear the WHY I did it at my trial."  ZombieHorde   Dec-02-10 09:14 PM   #65 
     - Same here  MissDeeds   Dec-02-10 11:23 PM   #106 
        - Reading that he removed  Dorian Gray   Dec-03-10 09:49 AM   #141 
     - They didn't know what had happened when they chased him --- one thought it was a purse-snatching  Gormy Cuss   Dec-03-10 11:46 AM   #162 
        - I admit, that does change things. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-03-10 05:19 PM   #182 
  - I'll be honest, if I'd happened upon that scenario I'm not sure I could  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-02-10 07:30 PM   #3 
  - I would have killed him without remorse  RainDog   Dec-02-10 07:34 PM   #13 
  - And if I were on the jury, I'd gladly find you innocent.  Frank Booth   Dec-02-10 07:42 PM   #19 
  - I'm not considered a violent person  RainDog   Dec-02-10 08:05 PM   #26 
     - You're right...  OneGrassRoot   Dec-02-10 08:12 PM   #35 
        - maybe we could become vigilantes in our spare time..  RainDog   Dec-02-10 08:19 PM   #40 
           - We could...  OneGrassRoot   Dec-02-10 08:25 PM   #43 
  - Me, too. I'd have zero qualms about ripping his face off...  OneGrassRoot   Dec-02-10 08:06 PM   #29 
  - word  RainDog   Dec-02-10 08:08 PM   #31 
  - That just another reason I always..  Sonoman   Dec-02-10 08:22 PM   #41 
  - Same here...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-02-10 09:33 PM   #77 
  - Empty the magazine, then begin beating the corpse with the pistol  krispos42   Dec-02-10 09:46 PM   #87 
  - agreed. Jesus fucking christ.  Maine-ah   Dec-02-10 09:40 PM   #82 
  - My first six years  H2O Man   Dec-03-10 10:11 AM   #149 
  - Can I hold him down for ya?  BoneDaddy   Dec-03-10 02:06 PM   #169 
  - I would have his brains oozing out of his skull!  Odin2005   Dec-02-10 09:44 PM   #86 
  - People like this deserve the cruelest punishment imaginable.  Dark   Dec-02-10 10:41 PM   #97 
  - I have a blackbelt in karate  deutsey   Dec-03-10 07:53 AM   #127 
  - How disgusting!!  KittyLover   Dec-02-10 07:31 PM   #4 
  - what is 'TCAP'? on edit... "To catch a predator"  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-02-10 07:32 PM   #8 
     - Yep.  KittyLover   Dec-02-10 08:06 PM   #30 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-02-10 07:31 PM   #6 
  - WHAT?! What the fuck is wrong with people?!  bluetrain   Dec-02-10 07:32 PM   #7 
  - how twisted does one have to be to find a TODDLER in diapers sexually attractive?  peacebird   Dec-02-10 07:32 PM   #9 
  - and a 7 year old in 2003  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-02-10 07:32 PM   #11 
  - Sen. David Vitter could not be reached for comment  KamaAina   Dec-03-10 04:26 PM   #180 
  - Just sick.  TwilightGardener   Dec-02-10 07:33 PM   #12 
  - WTF!!!  Cali_Democrat   Dec-02-10 07:37 PM   #15 
  - What the F&*&&%$k  MadMaddie   Dec-02-10 07:41 PM   #16 
  - No, there is another cure...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-02-10 09:35 PM   #79 
     - I was thinking removal of parts farther down .nt  Desertrose   Dec-03-10 05:43 PM   #184 
  - There's nothing quite like the laughter of a two-year-old girl...  derby378   Dec-02-10 07:41 PM   #17 
  - Words fail me. eom  virgogal   Dec-02-10 07:42 PM   #18 
  - this is the kind of story that keeps me "pro death penalty"  Motown_Johnny   Dec-02-10 07:42 PM   #20 
  - I'm not pro death penalty  RainDog   Dec-02-10 08:11 PM   #34 
  - .  Motown_Johnny   Dec-02-10 08:43 PM   #52 
  - "You would consider vigilante justice justifiable homicide..."  ZombieHorde   Dec-02-10 08:59 PM   #57 
  - so it is O.K. to kill someone if you see them doing something awful?  Motown_Johnny   Dec-02-10 09:24 PM   #71 
     - "I don't believe that lives should depend on the emotional reactions..."  ZombieHorde   Dec-02-10 09:31 PM   #75 
        - I agree  Motown_Johnny   Dec-02-10 10:08 PM   #94 
        - I am actually against capital punishment, but I understand why some people are for it.  ZombieHorde   Dec-03-10 01:23 AM   #110 
        - He was already in jail for molesting a child but was let out  Mimosa   Dec-03-10 10:07 AM   #146 
        - Which is exactly why we have a legal system  Hugabear   Dec-02-10 10:41 PM   #98 
           - I am not saying killing the rapist is right, I am saying killing him is understandable. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-03-10 01:09 AM   #109 
  - I don't claim it makes sense  RainDog   Dec-02-10 09:17 PM   #67 
     - Maybe we agree more than I thought  Motown_Johnny   Dec-02-10 09:30 PM   #74 
  - Thank you  ampad   Dec-02-10 09:37 PM   #80 
  - I'm opposed to the death penalty too  Crystal Clarity   Dec-03-10 08:40 AM   #134 
  - Not justifable.....  PatGund   Dec-03-10 02:24 PM   #171 
  - I agree..  sendero   Dec-02-10 08:13 PM   #36 
  - this is one crime...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-02-10 09:40 PM   #81 
  - To me, sticking human viruses like this on a gurney and putting them to sleep is too good for them.  HughBeaumont   Dec-04-10 01:27 PM   #186 
  - Do they sell utility knives there  guitar man   Dec-02-10 07:48 PM   #21 
  - Don't forget the other appendage too!!!  A Brand New World   Dec-02-10 08:00 PM   #25 
     - I haven't forgotten  guitar man   Dec-02-10 08:09 PM   #32 
  - He should be boiled to death in scalding hot water like they do in Uzbekistan  bluestateguy   Dec-02-10 07:53 PM   #22 
  - Human filth. They put dogs down for less.  Danger Mouse   Dec-02-10 07:57 PM   #23 
  - I'll tell you what  bluestateguy   Dec-02-10 08:06 PM   #27 
  - Yup.  a la izquierda   Dec-03-10 07:00 AM   #118 
  - These sickos don't usually rehabilitate.  PearliePoo2   Dec-02-10 08:00 PM   #24 
  - I hope he spends the night in a group holding cell.  bluedigger   Dec-02-10 08:06 PM   #28 
  - Clearly this man is mentally ill  malaise   Dec-02-10 08:10 PM   #33 
  - I agree, the guy is probably mentally ill. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-02-10 09:01 PM   #58 
  - "Mentally ill" does not mean "beyond responsibility".  Barack_America   Dec-02-10 09:05 PM   #60 
  - Criminally Insane Would Apply  NashVegas   Dec-02-10 09:26 PM   #72 
  - I agree  malaise   Dec-03-10 04:54 AM   #114 
  - I agree but the guy  qazplm   Dec-02-10 09:48 PM   #89 
  - Then lock him up forever.  AngryOldDem   Dec-03-10 08:27 AM   #131 
  - Poor kid and family, am glad they caught him.  uppityperson   Dec-02-10 08:14 PM   #38 
  - In the middle of a store? In broad daylight?  distantearlywarning   Dec-02-10 08:18 PM   #39 
  - The whole community is Completely in shock over this  proud patriot   Dec-02-10 11:09 PM   #102 
  - Why does it take so much to keep a rapist behind bars?  Haole Girl   Dec-02-10 08:23 PM   #42 
  - Dunno. The justice system is f'ed up.  KittyLover   Dec-02-10 08:28 PM   #47 
  - Because  guitar man   Dec-02-10 08:29 PM   #48 
  - Repeat that as often as you can ! It's the truth!  hedgehog   Dec-02-10 09:15 PM   #66 
     - I do  guitar man   Dec-02-10 09:34 PM   #78 
  - Because they rape women usually (even if they're 2 yr old girls)  justiceischeap   Dec-03-10 10:36 AM   #156 
  - I have to keep thinking...for every person like him there's a million wonderful people.  BlueJazz   Dec-02-10 08:26 PM   #44 
  - In this scene alone, there were four  lukasahero   Dec-03-10 10:25 AM   #153 
  - I agree his face should have been pounded into the pavement  HarveyDarkey   Dec-02-10 08:26 PM   #45 
  - What the HELL is this guy's deal?  delightfulstar   Dec-02-10 08:26 PM   #46 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-02-10 08:29 PM   #49 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-02-10 08:35 PM   #50 
  - +1000000000000000000000  MrSlayer   Dec-02-10 08:43 PM   #53 
  - Word!!  guitar man   Dec-02-10 09:23 PM   #70 
  - This is why I'm for capital punishment for pedos.  MrSlayer   Dec-02-10 08:42 PM   #51 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-02-10 08:50 PM   #54 
  - I'm imagining myself beating the life out of this man with a tire iron.  Barack_America   Dec-02-10 08:59 PM   #56 
  - May he live long and unhappily in prison--and he will be unhappy. Prison karma is not at all kind  blondeatlast   Dec-02-10 09:03 PM   #59 
  - Yup.  flvegan   Dec-02-10 09:09 PM   #63 
  - Let's hope he doesn't get the solitary confinement special treatment.  Barack_America   Dec-02-10 09:19 PM   #69 
  - I hate to agree with you--but I agree with you.  blondeatlast   Dec-02-10 10:40 PM   #96 
  - They have special sections for sex offenders..  Upton   Dec-03-10 09:32 AM   #137 
     - Administrative errors happen.  Barack_America   Dec-03-10 09:52 AM   #142 
     - I don't think this is true everywhere. I worked in a state prison, and  Obamanaut   Dec-04-10 01:55 PM   #187 
  - He won't last the first year. n/t  Le Taz Hot   Dec-03-10 07:48 AM   #124 
  - And this folks is why I will never NOT support a death penalty.  Frisbee   Dec-02-10 09:08 PM   #61 
  - i dont support death penalty, but i dont get your post. why rape of 2 is reason  seabeyond   Dec-03-10 06:17 AM   #116 
  - There's a double negative there. The poster said "never not".  Barack_America   Dec-03-10 07:55 AM   #128 
     - hm, lol. thanks. that would at least allow poster to make sense. nt  seabeyond   Dec-03-10 08:25 AM   #129 
     - You read it correctly, and thanks for clarifying...  Frisbee   Dec-03-10 10:08 AM   #147 
  - I agree..  Upton   Dec-03-10 09:45 AM   #139 
  - WHY was he out of prison?  pansypoo53219   Dec-02-10 09:12 PM   #64 
  - Because  guitar man   Dec-02-10 09:18 PM   #68 
     - You beat me to it.  flvegan   Dec-02-10 09:28 PM   #73 
  - He should of never made it out of the store alive  ampad   Dec-02-10 09:32 PM   #76 
  - If I had walked down that aisle  guitar man   Dec-02-10 09:41 PM   #83 
  - You speak for me  ampad   Dec-02-10 09:59 PM   #93 
  - Well, I could deal with him making it out alive if....  pipi_k   Dec-02-10 09:44 PM   #85 
  - Approrpiate punishment (nt)  ampad   Dec-02-10 09:54 PM   #91 
  - I'm not violent but I completely agree.  Initech   Dec-03-10 03:54 PM   #175 
  - That sick monster is lucky he is alive and not beaten to death by the other customers.  Odin2005   Dec-02-10 09:43 PM   #84 
  - Sometimes, occasionally, you really really wish he would resist arrest.  krispos42   Dec-02-10 09:47 PM   #88 
     - Yup!  Odin2005   Dec-02-10 09:50 PM   #90 
  - I wonder if her parents will ever tell her what happened  Very_Boring_Name   Dec-02-10 09:55 PM   #92 
  - She will probably not have any conscious memories, but it will affect her behavior.  Odin2005   Dec-02-10 10:25 PM   #95 
     - I nearly drowned at 19 months and I still fear water even though I'm a capable swimmer.  blondeatlast   Dec-02-10 11:11 PM   #103 
  - It's easy to say you would have beat the snot out of this guy, but I'll tell ya...  HEyHEY   Dec-02-10 10:54 PM   #99 
  - There are reasons  saras   Dec-02-10 11:01 PM   #100 
  - Gosh.  blondeatlast   Dec-02-10 11:12 PM   #105 
  - You know what?  darkstar3   Dec-03-10 10:01 AM   #145 
  - That's insane  Renew Deal   Dec-03-10 10:12 AM   #150 
  - In cases like this, I think castration is in order  Harry Monroe   Dec-02-10 11:05 PM   #101 
  - My husband agrees with you  proud patriot   Dec-02-10 11:12 PM   #104 
  - I have a cute 3 year old living next door  TorchTheWitch   Dec-03-10 05:56 AM   #115 
  - These sorts of cases I think are where the DP is justified.  Warren DeMontague   Dec-03-10 04:41 AM   #112 
  - He's lucky to be alive.  lpbk2713   Dec-02-10 11:49 PM   #107 
  - sweet mother of god, that's on the same side of the bay as me! how abhorrent!  NuttyFluffers   Dec-03-10 12:20 AM   #108 
  - He also attacked a 7 year old in 2003. He was probably released to make room for  Warren DeMontague   Dec-03-10 04:39 AM   #111 
  - why do i not believe this?  Hannah Bell   Dec-03-10 04:50 AM   #113 
  - really, matters not to me if the child was in the toy isle for five or ten minutes, or a fuckin half  seabeyond   Dec-03-10 06:23 AM   #117 
  - There is no doubt this man assaulted that girl.  Barack_America   Dec-03-10 07:48 AM   #125 
     - link?  Hannah Bell   Dec-03-10 11:36 AM   #161 
  - There are a lot of posts suggesting a permanent dirt nap would be  Obamanaut   Dec-03-10 07:02 AM   #119 
  - I'm one of the posters you speak of.  Barack_America   Dec-03-10 07:53 AM   #126 
  - Allrighty then. Cruel and unusual punishment, torture, brutality - all ok  Obamanaut   Dec-03-10 11:26 AM   #160 
  - Incidents like this certainly do expose just how thin and fragile the progressive veneer can be  Marengo   Dec-03-10 09:42 AM   #138 
     - We tend to value childrens lives more than those of subhuman vicious scum.  Mimosa   Dec-03-10 10:15 AM   #152 
     - Summary execution is a progressive value?  Marengo   Dec-03-10 10:45 AM   #157 
     - It's not a veneer, just a different set of brain functions  darkstar3   Dec-03-10 10:30 AM   #154 
     - Empathy has nothing to do with logic by definition.  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-03-10 01:00 PM   #164 
        - I was trying to be brief.  darkstar3   Dec-03-10 01:21 PM   #165 
           - I'm just not sure that "reason vs. emotion" accounts for the responses in this thread  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-03-10 01:41 PM   #167 
              - I see your point.  darkstar3   Dec-03-10 03:32 PM   #172 
     - Nice RW stereotype of progresives as coddlers of sick monsters.  Odin2005   Dec-03-10 03:36 PM   #174 
        - A Reactionary Response  Marengo   Dec-04-10 01:23 PM   #185 
           - That is what Dukakis said, most people were digusted by it.  Odin2005   Dec-04-10 02:06 PM   #188 
  - There's no telling how many other little girls he raped  ecstatic   Dec-03-10 07:29 AM   #120 
  - Imagine your own daughter/grandchild/niece.. I would have had an adrenalin rush and killed him.  LeftinOH   Dec-03-10 07:34 AM   #121 
  - My soul just threw up a little.  Flipper999   Dec-03-10 07:36 AM   #122 
  - We have a case here involving a 2-month old girl.  Le Taz Hot   Dec-03-10 07:39 AM   #123 
  - Way back in the day, I worked at the state residential center for the developmentally disabled.  blondeatlast   Dec-03-10 08:36 AM   #132 
  - He's been charged with murder and  Le Taz Hot   Dec-03-10 08:38 AM   #133 
  - Oh dear god!  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-03-10 09:12 AM   #135 
  - I am so SICK of this shit!  AngryOldDem   Dec-03-10 08:26 AM   #130 
  - I cannot say what I wish upon this person.  SalmonChantedEvening   Dec-03-10 09:20 AM   #136 
  - Jesus Christ NEVER let a two-year-old out of your sight...NEVER!!!  joeybee12   Dec-03-10 09:49 AM   #140 
  - You'd be surprised how quick those little ones are  Bettie   Dec-03-10 11:16 AM   #159 
  - BRING BACK EXILE!  darkstar3   Dec-03-10 09:55 AM   #143 
  - God help us if he turns out to be in the US illegally. Fux 'news'  COLGATE4   Dec-03-10 09:59 AM   #144 
  - Why 'God help us'?  Mimosa   Dec-03-10 10:11 AM   #148 
     - I heard of a case just like that on Houston then.  AnArmyVeteran   Dec-03-10 10:15 AM   #151 
  - He attacked another child 7 years ago and was already out of prison?  WildEyedLiberal   Dec-03-10 10:32 AM   #155 
  - Yes that is the crux of the problem right there.  yellowcanine   Dec-03-10 12:25 PM   #163 
  - What a piece of garbage  Bettie   Dec-03-10 11:14 AM   #158 
  - Why wasn't this guy in jail for the 2003 child assault?  tuckessee   Dec-03-10 01:26 PM   #166 
  - Execute him  BoneDaddy   Dec-03-10 02:05 PM   #168 
  - I agree with the death penality on a case like this!  B Calm   Dec-03-10 03:35 PM   #173 
  - +1  Zanzobar   Dec-03-10 05:40 PM   #183 
  - There is obviously no humanity  joe_sixpack   Dec-03-10 04:03 PM   #176 
  - Yikes  LeftishBrit   Dec-03-10 04:09 PM   #177 
  - I fucking hate assholes like these  NuclearDem   Dec-03-10 04:11 PM   #178 
  - I think my heart stopped briefly reading this  Fleshdancer   Dec-03-10 04:14 PM   #179 
  - Put him in jail - general population  somone   Dec-03-10 04:31 PM   #181 
 

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