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Contrary1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-09-11 02:34 PM
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63. All one needs to do is pick up the phone...
"Please help me, I'm afraid that I might hurt my child".

The police, social services, the fire department, a doctor. Nothing political about it.
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  - Dallas mom glued daughter's hands to wall n2doc  Sep-09-11 11:40 AM   #0 
  - Life in prison is appropriate  Broderick   Sep-09-11 11:41 AM   #1 
  - Works for me. (N/T)  Iggo   Sep-09-11 12:50 PM   #27 
  - I'd prefer  Hawkowl   Sep-09-11 01:50 PM   #51 
  - how about counseling, parenting classes and a group home?  0rganism   Sep-09-11 02:26 PM   #62 
     - While I see your point...  hamsterjill   Sep-09-11 02:56 PM   #65 
     - Of course, it's much too late to do anything now  0rganism   Sep-09-11 03:23 PM   #72 
     - Her kid is on life support  Zax2me   Sep-09-11 03:02 PM   #66 
        - Yes. She clearly beat and tortured her own child to the verge of death. This is no "mother."  anneboleyn   Sep-09-11 03:08 PM   #67 
           - There's just a point where counseling isn't an answer  Zax2me   Sep-09-11 03:12 PM   #70 
              - I agree. I hope this child survives. The picture of her posted in this thread is just painful  anneboleyn   Sep-09-11 03:16 PM   #71 
  - get yer pics here:  Lance_Boyle   Sep-09-11 11:44 AM   #2 
  - Wonder what her neck tat means  tawadi   Sep-09-11 11:48 AM   #7 
  - I hope both the apologists and the blood-bayers stay away.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 12:27 PM   #13 
  - I have a few ideas of what to do with this piece of filth...  snooper2   Sep-09-11 11:44 AM   #3 
  - Did you see the pic of the 2 year old? Sad expression.  tawadi   Sep-09-11 11:55 AM   #8 
     - Heart breaking  Broderick   Sep-09-11 12:42 PM   #19 
  - ...........  Marrah_G   Sep-09-11 11:45 AM   #4 
  - What kind of disgusting piece of crap does something like that to a 2 year old?  tawadi   Sep-09-11 11:46 AM   #5 
  - yeah no real comment  rapmanej   Sep-09-11 11:46 AM   #6 
  - As long as we keep society atomized  gratuitous   Sep-09-11 12:16 PM   #9 
  - Well put.  Turbineguy   Sep-09-11 12:21 PM   #10 
  - What a bunch of crap.  Dreamer Tatum   Sep-09-11 12:25 PM   #11 
  - Neat trick  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 12:32 PM   #14 
  - Sterilization? Suicide? WHAT?  Dreamer Tatum   Sep-09-11 12:36 PM   #16 
     - I just want to know  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 12:47 PM   #24 
        - You're arguing two different tenses.  Iggo   Sep-09-11 12:52 PM   #30 
           - Grrr. Don't wanna relax.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:19 PM   #41 
  - Try reading my post over again  gratuitous   Sep-09-11 12:41 PM   #18 
     - You have the most appropriate screen name EVER. nt  Dreamer Tatum   Sep-09-11 12:46 PM   #23 
     - Thanks  gratuitous   Sep-09-11 01:13 PM   #35 
     - What is the political dimension of this crime?  calendargirl   Sep-09-11 12:49 PM   #26 
        - Don't bother. Each post adds a new dimension of someone-else's-fault. nt  Dreamer Tatum   Sep-09-11 01:17 PM   #39 
  - You are spot on.  Desertrose   Sep-09-11 12:33 PM   #15 
  - But Native Americans had a unicultural society rather than a multi-cultural  snagglepuss   Sep-09-11 12:43 PM   #20 
  - I can see pointing to a societal breakdown sometimes, when things like this happen.  TwilightGardener   Sep-09-11 12:44 PM   #21 
  - There's no telling.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 02:16 PM   #58 
  - lack of support is not the reason this young woman chose to hurt her daughter in this manner  seabeyond   Sep-09-11 12:52 PM   #29 
  - Your thoughts?  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:26 PM   #43 
     - we live in a very dysfunctional society that has lost a lot of empathy along the way  seabeyond   Sep-09-11 03:12 PM   #69 
        - You see she needs help. I see she needs help.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 03:24 PM   #73 
           - i couldnt agree with you more...  seabeyond   Sep-09-11 03:28 PM   #74 
  - Child Abuse Is Not Owned By a Political Party  NashVegas   Sep-09-11 12:55 PM   #32 
  - Child abuse isn't owned by political parties  Pithlet   Sep-09-11 01:27 PM   #45 
  - And there is one party that never met a social safety net it didn't want to slash  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:40 PM   #47 
  - Funny I didn't see contraception and access to reproductive services in your post  Warren DeMontague   Sep-09-11 02:16 PM   #57 
  - It's a miserable Catch 22  FrodosPet   Sep-09-11 03:50 PM   #75 
  - Life support??? What the F?  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 12:25 PM   #12 
  - Why so quick to blame this on the "system?"  calendargirl   Sep-09-11 12:40 PM   #17 
  - I take offense to your comment with racial overtones  Broderick   Sep-09-11 12:47 PM   #25 
  - What racial overtones? n/t  calendargirl   Sep-09-11 12:50 PM   #28 
     - Don't like the saying  Broderick   Sep-09-11 01:02 PM   #34 
        - I noticed that; decided to let it slide  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:17 PM   #38 
           - A lot of people don't understand the undertones of the saying  Broderick   Sep-09-11 01:19 PM   #40 
              - I know. I wouldn't use it.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:21 PM   #42 
              - Honestly I think people are a little quick  Broderick   Sep-09-11 01:26 PM   #44 
                 - That "thick skin" clause in the DU rules  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:50 PM   #50 
                    - +1  Broderick   Sep-09-11 01:53 PM   #52 
              - I understand that "spade" is a derogatory term.  calendargirl   Sep-09-11 02:12 PM   #54 
                 - Sure the phrase predates that  Broderick   Sep-09-11 02:13 PM   #56 
                    - bullshit  Lance_Boyle   Sep-09-11 03:10 PM   #68 
  - Not so fast.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 12:53 PM   #31 
  - Numerous people told police they'd witnessed the mother inflict pain on the child in the past  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-09-11 01:37 PM   #46 
     - Four children at the age of 22.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:54 PM   #53 
  - There are plenty of angry abusive humans who should never be parents.  ClarkUSA   Sep-09-11 12:45 PM   #22 
  - I'm wondering when people are going to take a critical look  Blue_Tires   Sep-09-11 12:56 PM   #33 
  - +1. nt  seabeyond   Sep-09-11 01:15 PM   #36 
  - I always say, you need a license to drive a car  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 01:15 PM   #37 
  - I guess it's up to sociologists to find the answer someday  Blue_Tires   Sep-09-11 01:46 PM   #49 
     - It's always been there.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 02:12 PM   #55 
  - I look at my own little kids and it makes me so ill  Broderick   Sep-09-11 01:42 PM   #48 
  - Sounds as if gluing the kid's hands was the least of it  FloridaJudy   Sep-09-11 02:17 PM   #59 
  - Rick Parry's posse  malaise   Sep-09-11 02:17 PM   #60 
  - OMG. That poor child. The mother had better go to prison for life.  Avalux   Sep-09-11 02:20 PM   #61 
  - All one needs to do is pick up the phone...  Contrary1   Sep-09-11 02:34 PM   #63 
     - You have to get to that mind-set first.  lapislzi   Sep-09-11 02:50 PM   #64 
 

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