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foxfeet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:39 PM
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'I'm too rich to go to jail'
Suspect's evidence for this, according to police: 'My dad paid cash for my Toyota Corolla'

ESTERO, Fla. A woman is under arrest after getting in a fight in a taxicab at Stoneybrook Country Club early Sunday morning.

The sheriff's office report says deputies arrived on the scene to find Jessica Nicole Hincapie and Anna Lemoine fighting.

..According to the report, Hincapie was asked repeatedly to stop but refused.

When deputies placed Hincapie under arrest, she allegedly said, "You are in trouble because I am a New Yorker and my brother is CSI" and "My dad paid cash for my Toyota Corolla and I am too rich to go to jail."

Full (brief) article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39726287/ns/us_news-weird_n...
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:40 PM
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1. LOLOL!!!
:rofl:

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SpiralHawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:41 PM
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2. The sound of Republicon whining is poison unto the American ear
She sure got the RepubliBlather down pat.
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the redcoat Donating Member (510 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:41 PM
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3. She's from New York? Oh, she must work on Wall Street. nt
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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:44 PM
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4. LOL
Welcome to the real world Jessica.

:)






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sakabatou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:44 PM
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5. Heheheh
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 03:50 PM
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6. I'd guess it was alcohol talking, but...
...there's no mention of alcohol use in the story. Hard to believe this is a sober person. :crazy:
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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:14 PM
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7. God bless her little heart.
And I do mean little.
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:32 PM
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8. As strange as it may seem
I have seen the argument advanced by allegedly reasonable people that jailing the wealthy isn't a good form of punishment. The "reasoning" is that jail cells should be used for housing criminals who can't afford to buy their way out of it, and the wealthy should be fined (or taxed) for their misdeeds and allowed to walk free. The money could be used to fund essential public services, and jail cells would then be available for the real bad guys (who are curiously of the same low economic stratum). I'm a little fuzzy on the details, but it probably has something to do with the indispensable contribution the wealthy make to our society as the reason for not depriving the rest of us of their company.

It's pretty hare-brained, but I have no doubt it's quite a popular subject for wealthy wrong-doers, and Ms. Hincapie appears to have absorbed the lesson very well.
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mudplanet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:54 PM
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12. How about both. Jail AND a fine proportional to the person's wealth; That's the way
it's done in Scandinavia.

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Art_from_Ark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 06:42 PM
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18. Sounds kind of like Monopoly
Edited on Mon Oct-18-10 06:51 PM by Art_from_Ark
where you are allowed to buy your way out of jail. The poor players either have to get lucky (by rolling doubles) or have a Get Out of Jail Free card handy to get out early, or serve out their full term.
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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 06:43 PM
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19. Or, if you don't roll your way to freedom
You serve the full term and pay your way out anyway.
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Downtown Hound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:37 PM
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9. A Toyota Corolla 'eh?
Well take heart Missy, the Toyota execs will likely be too rich to go to jail too when your car runs away on you while you're still sitting in it.
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DailyGrind51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:45 PM
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10. That's what Ken Lay, Jeff Skilling, Denis Kozlowski, and Bernie Ebbers thought!
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cutlassmama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:53 PM
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11. And I'm sure they were all much richer than this dingbat!
:rofl:
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DailyGrind51 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 05:08 PM
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14. Their toothpicks were worth more than that dingbat!
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Buns_of_Fire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 06:19 PM
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15. ...and don't forget prisoner # 15113-054.
AKA "The Queen of Mean," AKA Leona Helmsley...
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Lyric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 04:55 PM
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13. ...
And Republicans think that POOR people are the ones with "entitlement complexes".

:eyes:
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Rex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 06:24 PM
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16. Hey why not! All the mega criminals are getting away with bloody murder!
Why shouldn't she feel that way after watching and growing up in the most self absorbed culture on the planet? I'm sure she doesn't give a fucking shit about the troops left in Iraq or those getting shot at in Afghanistan. She probably will have charges brought up on someone for harassment, if her daddy warbucks has the push.
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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-18-10 06:28 PM
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17. Both funny and sad that she thinks she's rich.
This is what watching too much reality tv will do to you.
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