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Doctor Hurt Donating Member (472 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-30-11 11:56 AM
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6. dogs are, in their origin, killing machines
That's why we adopted wolves. And genetically engineered them to imprint onto us. But they remain loaded guns, and perhaps more stringent licensing requirements should be in order, at least for some breeds.
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  -Enough!!! If your dog kills someone, especially your own child, apples and oranges  May-30-11 11:49 AM   #0 
  - Huh? n/t  SDuderstadt   May-30-11 11:51 AM   #1 
  - same should go for  palmtree guy   May-30-11 11:52 AM   #2 
  - who exactly are you speaking to? id be suprised to find a DUer who is not a responsible dog owner.  meow mix   May-30-11 11:53 AM   #3 
  - I guess I'm just venting. I'm sick of all the toddler deaths  apples and oranges   May-30-11 11:55 AM   #5 
  - Stereotyping that all du'ers are responsible is unsound.  RegieRocker   May-30-11 12:01 PM   #8 
  - Every dog owner says they are a responsible dog owner.  AngryAmish   May-31-11 08:33 AM   #68 
  - CALL YOUR FUCKING CONGRESSMAN RIGHT NOW!!  Codeine   May-30-11 11:54 AM   #4 
  - RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!!  madinmaryland   May-30-11 08:01 PM   #46 
  - I'M SERIES!!  Bake   May-31-11 06:43 PM   #83 
  - heh  underseasurveyor   May-30-11 09:41 PM   #56 
  - Me Too  Jeanette in FL   May-31-11 08:26 AM   #67 
  - Oh sure, it's all about the chuckle until a DUer yells at you for saying it  LynneSin   May-31-11 11:06 AM   #78 
     - Heehee I say let them yell  underseasurveyor   May-31-11 11:20 AM   #80 
  - Don't say that, last time I did I got thrashed by a DUer who claims the owner was upset we say that  LynneSin   May-31-11 11:05 AM   #77 
  - dogs are, in their origin, killing machines  Doctor Hurt   May-30-11 11:56 AM   #6 
  - Obviously, you know nothing about dogs. nt  johnaries   May-30-11 12:27 PM   #15 
  - Dogs are carnivores, of course their origins lie as "killing machines"  Motown_Johnny   May-30-11 01:52 PM   #24 
  - No they're not.  Doremus   May-30-11 08:03 PM   #47 
  - dogs are not omnivores  Motown_Johnny   May-30-11 09:54 PM   #57 
     - (facepalm)  flvegan   May-30-11 10:02 PM   #58 
  - Some dogs will never have that hunt instinct..  a la izquierda   May-31-11 08:20 AM   #66 
     - Vislas are not your typical dog - very strong, tough breed  adigal   May-31-11 10:28 AM   #74 
     - They're so ornery...  a la izquierda   May-31-11 11:17 AM   #79 
     - I agree, your dog has had that instinct bred into him for far to long  Motown_Johnny   May-31-11 10:47 AM   #75 
  - dogs have fangs. dogs have claws  Doctor Hurt   May-30-11 05:39 PM   #30 
     - because living things are not machines  hfojvt   May-31-11 11:22 AM   #81 
        - sure they are  Doctor Hurt   May-31-11 06:39 PM   #82 
  - So are humans. /nt  yardwork   May-30-11 07:50 PM   #41 
     - no doubt. So don't keep humans as pets.  Doctor Hurt   May-31-11 10:17 AM   #69 
  - Certain types of dogs should require a permit to own with heavy  RegieRocker   May-30-11 11:59 AM   #7 
  - I agree and I am a dog lover  Marrah_G   May-30-11 10:16 PM   #61 
  - Concern is duly noted.  flvegan   May-30-11 12:04 PM   #9 
  - And if your Congressperson is killing children, by funding unauthorized war  villager   May-30-11 12:12 PM   #10 
  - If the dog kills a child  Morning Dew   May-30-11 12:16 PM   #11 
  - well said.  La Lioness Priyanka   May-30-11 12:19 PM   #13 
  - ok. so someones dog goes crazy and they lose their child  La Lioness Priyanka   May-30-11 12:18 PM   #12 
  - if some kid hops the fence and my pug mauls them to death  reggie the dog   May-30-11 12:22 PM   #14 
  - I would convict you of manslaughter, minimum.  bluestate10   May-30-11 12:29 PM   #17 
     - what?  reggie the dog   May-30-11 12:42 PM   #19 
     - Are you frickin' serious?  Bladian   May-30-11 05:41 PM   #31 
     - Yes. It is the responsibility of dog owners to have their dogs restrained, even if not at home.  bluestate10   May-30-11 07:52 PM   #43 
     - Yes. If there was no reasonable effort made to restrain the dog, the mauling would be a criminal  bluestate10   May-30-11 07:55 PM   #44 
        - Thank the legal gods you aren't any sort of judge.  flvegan   May-30-11 09:26 PM   #54 
        - A fence is a proper restraint.  Lance_Boyle   May-31-11 10:27 AM   #73 
     - There's a shock.  Forkboy   May-30-11 05:55 PM   #34 
     - Would you say that enacting such a law has a higher or lower priority than gay rights?  yardwork   May-30-11 07:52 PM   #42 
     - Animal restraint laws already exist. They have nothing to do with gay rights. nt  bluestate10   May-30-11 07:56 PM   #45 
     - You said "minimum conviction of manslaughter." That would require new laws.  yardwork   May-31-11 08:08 AM   #65 
     - LOL  Forkboy   May-30-11 09:14 PM   #50 
     - ROFL!!  flvegan   May-30-11 09:26 PM   #53 
     - Yikes!!!  Wind Dancer   May-30-11 09:22 PM   #52 
     - The kid's parents are the ones who need to be charged  Abq_Sarah   May-30-11 10:44 PM   #63 
     - lolz  PeaceNikki   May-31-11 10:22 AM   #70 
  - Same thing if it's your gun.  Crunchy Frog   May-30-11 12:28 PM   #16 
  - so if a toddler and their parent break into my house while i am not  reggie the dog   May-30-11 12:45 PM   #20 
  - wow, that's ridiculous  fishwax   May-30-11 12:39 PM   #18 
  - potential criminal charges, yes. death penalty, no effin way.  MH1   May-30-11 01:35 PM   #21 
  - Unrec. The death penalty is more about vengeance than justice.  Heidi   May-30-11 01:36 PM   #22 
  - amen Heidi! thank you.  auntAgonist   May-30-11 01:37 PM   #23 
  - I'm so pissed at things dying I want to kill something!  Forkboy   May-30-11 05:56 PM   #35 
  - awesome summation of the OP  neverforget   May-30-11 07:46 PM   #39 
  - ..  La Lioness Priyanka   May-30-11 06:21 PM   #36 
  - Annual dog-bite deaths, ~30. Annual bee-sting deaths, ~50.  benEzra   May-30-11 03:12 PM   #25 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-30-11 03:13 PM   #26 
  - What if a child kills a dog? Same penalty I suppose?  Shagbark Hickory   May-30-11 03:15 PM   #27 
  - whatever  demwing   May-30-11 03:16 PM   #28 
  - Unrec for hysteria. nt  City Lights   May-30-11 03:16 PM   #29 
  - hell lets not stop there...  Locrian   May-30-11 05:48 PM   #32 
  - This place gets crazier by the day.  Forkboy   May-30-11 05:54 PM   #33 
  - imagine a couple has 2 kids and a dog. the dog kills one kid.  La Lioness Priyanka   May-30-11 06:23 PM   #37 
  - I share your anger. Pure ignorant negligence. Both those parents deserve lengthy sentences.  snagglepuss   May-30-11 07:38 PM   #38 
  - eek !  proud patriot   May-30-11 07:47 PM   #40 
  - A dog kills a toddler, so you should die.  Lucian   May-30-11 08:04 PM   #48 
  - Or maybe not  Sky Masterson   May-30-11 08:07 PM   #49 
  - Across the street, an accident waiting to happen.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-30-11 09:16 PM   #51 
  - Big fat unrec  canetoad   May-30-11 09:37 PM   #55 
  - Basta!  Canuckistanian   May-30-11 10:05 PM   #59 
  - We just got an 8 week old Alaskan Malaute  Marrah_G   May-30-11 10:14 PM   #60 
  - Nominating for stupidest thread of the day! nt  Lucky Luciano   May-30-11 10:17 PM   #62 
  - I concur. Rifuckingdiculous.  PeaceNikki   May-31-11 10:23 AM   #71 
  - What if your dog kills someone elses dog  WatsonT   May-30-11 10:54 PM   #64 
  - That's totally ridiculous! No one purposely lets their dog  adigal   May-31-11 10:25 AM   #72 
  - cah-raazzzzyyyy  dionysus   May-31-11 10:59 AM   #76 
 

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