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Shagbark Hickory Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-01-11 12:17 PM
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41. What does "special ed" have to do with anything? That doesn't mean she's a psychopath.
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  -Florida girl, 9, arrested after throwing fit on school bus The Straight Story  Nov-01-11 09:16 AM   #0 
  - Our society has collapsed.  yella_dawg   Nov-01-11 09:27 AM   #1 
  - LOL WUT?  Rebubula   Nov-01-11 10:20 AM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-11 01:15 PM   #62 
  - Yeah, and then there are all those babies throwing hissy fits!  dtexdem   Nov-01-11 10:55 AM   #24 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-11 01:16 PM   #63 
  - No...  redgiant   Nov-01-11 11:28 AM   #33 
     - ... and when mental and emotional issues are stigmatized,  redqueen   Nov-01-11 12:32 PM   #53 
     - Mostly what I said n/t  redgiant   Nov-01-11 12:44 PM   #58 
     - Maybe the girl was just having a really bad day...  snooper2   Nov-01-11 01:18 PM   #64 
        - What that has to do with my post, I have no idea. (nt)  redqueen   Nov-01-11 01:32 PM   #68 
           - not sure, was kind of reading the sub-thread and that's what came out  snooper2   Nov-01-11 01:37 PM   #72 
              - Hah...  redqueen   Nov-01-11 01:46 PM   #78 
     - Bingo. YOu hit on it. people having babies that have no business being parents..  lib2DaBone   Nov-01-11 01:50 PM   #79 
     - Too many idiots have children...  Darth_Kitten   Nov-01-11 05:20 PM   #94 
  - Many, many people have failed this girl if it has come to this.  Brickbat   Nov-01-11 09:28 AM   #2 
  - Quite probable. nt  AverageJoe90   Nov-01-11 12:42 PM   #57 
  - +1 (nt)  rbnyc   Nov-01-11 01:38 PM   #73 
  - That "fit" could have been from any number of things; society and/or upbringing may  LeftinOH   Nov-01-11 09:30 AM   #3 
  - Yes--there may be some developmental delays, mental or emotional issues, etc.  TwilightGardener   Nov-01-11 09:33 AM   #5 
  - What in the hell are we doing arresting nine year olds? That will help her.  snappyturtle   Nov-01-11 09:33 AM   #4 
  - That kind of behavior in a child that age  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-01-11 09:36 AM   #6 
  - Really? You managed to diagnose her just by reading that article?  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 10:33 AM   #19 
  - And maybe the other poster didn't "diagnose" a problem but said rage...  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-01-11 11:28 AM   #32 
  - I'm sorry you weren't satisfied with the quality of my contribution.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 11:31 AM   #35 
  - with cops these days, I would ask did she throw the chair or did she  demigoddess   Nov-01-11 12:32 PM   #52 
  - There's a reason.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 03:45 PM   #81 
  - I once knew a kid  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-01-11 03:43 PM   #80 
  - You're missing the point. You're all ready to make a judgement in this case from a brief article.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 03:48 PM   #82 
     - Uhhhhhhh.........No  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-01-11 04:48 PM   #83 
        - Is your name Gregory House M.D. ?  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 05:07 PM   #89 
           - Ummmm......No  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-01-11 05:47 PM   #96 
  - I admit it  Marazinia   Nov-01-11 05:55 PM   #97 
  - It could be a sign of many things.  HuckleB   Nov-01-11 04:51 PM   #84 
     - Rage is a hallmark of early onset bipolar disorder  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-01-11 04:59 PM   #87 
        - In other words, you're a Google mental health "expert."  HuckleB   Nov-01-11 05:02 PM   #88 
           - See my post 80 above - I have personal experience  Coyote_Bandit   Nov-01-11 05:45 PM   #95 
  - I'd be surprised if this happened out of the blue..  Fumesucker   Nov-01-11 09:41 AM   #7 
  - One guess is as good as the other...  LanternWaste   Nov-01-11 10:09 AM   #11 
     - Hmm.. That wasn't in the OP..  Fumesucker   Nov-01-11 10:34 AM   #20 
        - A guess... just like yours.  LanternWaste   Nov-01-11 12:25 PM   #48 
           - Sorry, apparently someone filed off the serial numbers..  Fumesucker   Nov-01-11 12:39 PM   #56 
  - Since I know nothing about the details of the case, I will abstain from passing judgement either way  Speck Tater   Nov-01-11 09:50 AM   #8 
  - I won't abstain.  dawg   Nov-01-11 10:14 AM   #14 
     - I get where you're coming from, but...  Bladian   Nov-01-11 10:36 AM   #21 
     - Oh, I'm sure she could do lots of damage.  dawg   Nov-01-11 10:50 AM   #23 
     - +1  HuckleB   Nov-01-11 04:51 PM   #85 
  - however wrong the old "spank they and send them to their room" approach was - it was a lot less  Douglas Carpenter   Nov-01-11 09:53 AM   #9 
  - Less crazy doesn't make it better  pipi_k   Nov-01-11 10:07 AM   #10 
     - Is it possible the bite...was just a bite...  onpatrol98   Nov-01-11 11:20 AM   #30 
        - No.  pipi_k   Nov-01-11 01:46 PM   #77 
           - I was personally never a biter...  onpatrol98   Nov-01-11 06:18 PM   #101 
  - Now why would something like this make even local news?  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 10:10 AM   #12 
  - Because she was arrested--that is public info.  TwilightGardener   Nov-01-11 10:13 AM   #13 
     - Right but why would any respectable news organization announce a child's temper tantrum to the world  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 10:30 AM   #17 
        - Because it's pretty unusual to arrest and charge a nine-year-old. Unusual and ridiculous.  TwilightGardener   Nov-01-11 11:18 AM   #29 
  - Ugh, that poor girl needs mental help.  Odin2005   Nov-01-11 10:20 AM   #16 
  - Really? You managed to diagnose her just by reading that article?  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 10:32 AM   #18 
  - That was a little excessive for a mere "temper tanrum".  Odin2005   Nov-01-11 11:14 AM   #27 
  - Yeah another talented clairvoyant. n/t  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 11:29 AM   #34 
     - See post 36, that poster and I were right.  Odin2005   Nov-01-11 11:38 AM   #38 
        - Please explain why.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 12:18 PM   #43 
           - KamaAina already did.  Odin2005   Nov-01-11 12:55 PM   #59 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-11 01:23 PM   #66 
  - You get the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle award for the day...  slackmaster   Nov-01-11 01:34 PM   #71 
  - Girl throws fit, gets arrested. Boy beats up gay kid, gets 3 days suspension.  justiceischeap   Nov-01-11 10:36 AM   #22 
  - The girl got arrested for destroying public property (the bus) and attacking a police officer.  Kurmudgeon   Nov-01-11 12:14 PM   #40 
  - No, but they could sure arrest him for assault.  Jamastiene   Nov-01-11 01:21 PM   #65 
  - You obviously didn't read the article or watch the video of the gay kid getting the crap  justiceischeap   Nov-01-11 01:32 PM   #69 
  - They should arrest the boy who did that to that gay kid.  Jamastiene   Nov-01-11 01:38 PM   #74 
  - Because there was no mention of that in the original link.  Kurmudgeon   Nov-03-11 01:31 AM   #103 
  - The girl was nine, and was clearly in fight of flight mode.  HuckleB   Nov-01-11 04:58 PM   #86 
  - *Special needs kid* throws fit, gets arrested...  redqueen   Nov-01-11 12:36 PM   #55 
  - I didn't see that. She's special needs? My oldest is also.  Ilsa   Nov-01-11 05:10 PM   #91 
  - That was the first thing that came to mind  etherealtruth   Nov-01-11 06:04 PM   #100 
  - Something is seriously wrong  ohheckyeah   Nov-01-11 10:55 AM   #25 
  - In many distriscts teachers are not allowed to restrain kids because of legal fears.  Odin2005   Nov-01-11 11:17 AM   #28 
  - Felonies?  cyglet   Nov-01-11 10:57 AM   #26 
  - Feel sad for her, chemicals and promotion of violence are causing this.  Dont call me Shirley   Nov-01-11 11:26 AM   #31 
  - She's already in special ed  KamaAina   Nov-01-11 11:34 AM   #36 
  - I guess I am clairvoyant!  Odin2005   Nov-01-11 11:38 AM   #37 
  - What does "special ed" have to do with anything? That doesn't mean she's a psychopath.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 12:17 PM   #41 
     - I was addressing the notion that "she needs help"  KamaAina   Nov-01-11 12:24 PM   #47 
     - So, she may have a learning disability. Or Autism. Or any number of things .  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 12:29 PM   #50 
     - Not a psychopath but a child with emotional disabilities.  rug   Nov-01-11 01:45 PM   #76 
     - Some special needs students, such as some autistic kids, go through a phase where  Ilsa   Nov-01-11 05:12 PM   #92 
  - Another rubbish "news" outlet  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 12:17 PM   #42 
     - That's the main daily paper for the city where this happened  KamaAina   Nov-01-11 12:23 PM   #46 
        - I want them to butt out.  Shagbark Hickory   Nov-01-11 12:27 PM   #49 
  - 9 years old. Special needs. FELONY charges.....WTF????  Avalux   Nov-01-11 11:43 AM   #39 
  - Send her to bed without dinner......then bring it up to her later  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-01-11 12:19 PM   #44 
  - I've not seen that view expressed here  Bragi   Nov-01-11 12:31 PM   #51 
     - Here  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Nov-01-11 01:14 PM   #61 
  - Might that be the only way to get help for her?  Bragi   Nov-01-11 12:20 PM   #45 
  - It appears that the child needed to be brought under control both for  ladjf   Nov-01-11 12:35 PM   #54 
  - Good questions  Bragi   Nov-01-11 12:57 PM   #60 
  - I agree that taking her into custody for her own protection (and that of others) was  TwilightGardener   Nov-01-11 01:44 PM   #75 
     - The one certain aspect of this case is that the child is in need of  ladjf   Nov-02-11 12:15 PM   #102 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-01-11 01:24 PM   #67 
  - That sounds like a child with some serious psychological problems  slackmaster   Nov-01-11 01:33 PM   #70 
  - My sister-in-law went thru something like that.  Kaleva   Nov-01-11 05:14 PM   #93 
  - Police state.  Rex   Nov-01-11 05:07 PM   #90 
  - I'm not sure what the cop could have done differently  Marazinia   Nov-01-11 05:57 PM   #98 
  - Not normal, but arresting her be the only way she gets some professional help  aikoaiko   Nov-01-11 06:04 PM   #99 

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