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Du Pont heir accused of raping son in lawsuit, admits to raping his daughter and son...no jail time

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posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:04 PM
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FeistyFemme
This just disgusts me to the utmost. I hate reading about rich pricks who get away with rape, murder, embezzlement, and so on and so forth. When will things change?
. That's how they became rich in the first place, by rape, murder, graft, corruption and larceny. ENOUGH!




posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:05 PM
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Where is the outrage from the locals and the national media?
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Well the "national media" is wholly owned by 6 corporations that have traded journalistic integrity for "access".

Man...I just don't know what it's going to take to get Americans of their a$$es and do something.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:18 PM
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So pedophilia is a low profile mental illness confined to the very rich now?

Everybody else gets to be put away somewhere...mostly in gaol.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:33 PM
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I've seen this power firsthand. I was 12 when I toke to my parents fighting at 3 am in the morning and came rushing out to intervene like I always did. Got out just in time to watch my dad bludgeon my mom across the face with a heavy candlestick. She called the police and the head of the Sheriff's department came out to talk to her out of pressing charges. Made her feel like the instigator of the fight and original perpetrator. She didn't even try though he did leave for a little while. The blow caused a blowout fracture to her eye socket and twisted her nose. She got plastic surgery later to fix her nose but she never got all of her nerve function back in her face. My dad didn't have a single wound from what I saw. That's just one time. There were lots of times where abuse had a blind eye turned to. We were DuPont but we had enough money in the family to get the same kinds of responses.

As much as I wish that he would've received an infinitely harder punishment, at least he got hit with the $77.5 million settlement. May sound weird but that will hit him where his priorities probably are and it's enough to hurt. I'm glad the lowlife's face is on the article, too, because now everyone living around him is going to know exactly what kind of man he is. Saw this in a local paper about it as well. Wonder how many victims aside from his own children he had. He should be in jail or "other" imho. He shouldn't have been shown any mercy.


He said Tracy Richards asked anyone with knowledge of other possible abuse by Richards to contact authorities, saying Richards had once been a counselor at a children's camp.

www.delawareonline.com...



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:35 PM
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deadcalm



Well, I don't know the details of this case, so won't debate it either way.
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Did you read the article? The details seemed pretty clear to me. The man has admittied to raping his daughter due to a lie detector test.....and under another lie detector test...he's clearly alluded to the fact that he did the same thing to his baby son.

Besides...there is little need for debate in this case as far as I'm concerned....this...piece of human excrement should be locked in the deepest, darkest hole we can find.

Afluenza is no excuse for this predatory behavior.

Yes, details as in what the circumstances of his life are, if he himself was a victim of abuse, etc..all the psychological stuff that is used to weigh in on the sentencing. I am neither a psychological major nor a legal scholar, and really don't care to be either way. I was focusing more in on the broken legal system verses weighing in on how I think a bad guy is a bad guy. seems low fruit. I will let others shake their fist at the monitor and discuss vengeance. I choose to consider the greater topic at hand.

As far as this guy..well, I don't know what he is thinking, but multiple victims over time = predator..and therefore unsafe for him to be in society...so, change the behavior, or lock him up seems reasonable until no threat is posed regardless of any circumstances. pretty common sense



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:40 PM
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Wonder how many victims aside from his own children he had. He should be in jail or "other" imho. He shouldn't have been shown any mercy.
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I've been wondering that very thing myself. In my experience pedophiles like this just can't stop themselves...I'm guessing there are more.

Thanks for the story...and I'm sorry it happened to you....and your Mother. Nobody should have to go through something like that.

As for the 77 million dollar settlement....not enough....not nearly enough.

Thanks for posting that article as well.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:44 PM
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Just because one is a victim of abuse as a child, it doesn't give the license to become an abuser oneself, especially at adulthood. Most adults have both the free will and cognizance to know what is right or wrong and whether something is harmful. When someone is actually abused to the point of insanity, then there is a whole differential treatment for that within the justice system--guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity. However, even prolific child abuse oneself as a child does not and should not equate to a child abuser facing a reduced sentence. Yes, some may have been victims themselves but they ultimately made their choices.

I say this as a victim of prolific child abuse myself. I was told when I was a teen that I had a higher chance of being a child abuser myself and a higher chance of being a battered wife myself because of my childhood experience. I made the choice to never be like them and never abuse any children that I bore and I've never fallen from that choice a single time. I smashed the so-called cycle of abuse and guess what--it wasn't even difficult. I loved my children enough to know that there was no way in hell that I'd want them to ever feel the way I did as a child. That's all it took. Prior victimhood is no excuse and should offer no leniency. No mercy to child abusers. They made their choices.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:50 PM
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Yes, details as in what the circumstances of his life are, if he himself was a victim of abuse
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I couldn't care less if his mother didn't hug him enough, or if his father was cold and distant....there is simply no excuse for abusing children....PERIOD.

Would you feel in any way comforted by that if it were YOUR 3 YEAR OLD CHILD that he did this to? 3 YEARS OLD!!!!!!!

Nope....not gonna fly I'm afraid.




so, change the behavior, or lock him up seems reasonable until no threat is posed regardless of any circumstances. pretty common sense



Thats the thing though....it can't be changed. The only reasonable thing to do is lock him up.




Although no cure has been found for pedophilia, various treatments are available that are aimed at reducing or preventing the expression of pedophilic behavior, reducing the prevalence of child sexual abuse.[19][91] Treatment of pedophilia often requires collaboration between law enforcement and health care professionals.[6][19] A number of proposed treatment techniques for pedophilia have been developed, though the success rate of these therapies has been very low


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I too am concerned with the larger issue of the wealthy being able to dodge the law with impunity...hence the post...but the human being in me wants to see him marched out to a field and shot.

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posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 04:53 PM
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what about the doctor's source of income that was PERMANENTLY hurt due to this callous ass!

these stories just make me so damn angry! remember nicole richie? going the WRONG way on a freeway while STONED! "bad girl! naughty girl! one day in jail for you!"



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 05:26 PM
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Since when do courts care about a criminal losing their job?
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They don't...unless...your a billion dollar hedge fund manager.

In that case...it matters more than the fact that this doctor will never work again.




posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 05:38 PM
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It all rolled downhill in our household so my mother was just as bad, just weaker targets.

Pedophilia and really most sexual offenders (not just pedophiles) tend to be repeaters. Our sentencing, even normally, doesn't seem to be long enough for them. I don't know how many times I've heard of cases where a pedophile gets jailed, gets out, and does it again and sometimes far worse.

Like this guy who was out of jail for just a few hours before killing a couple of grandparents and raping their 2 year old granddaughter: www.cbsnews.com...

Laws like Carlie's Law are supposed to "toughen" parole laws for sex offenders but when you get guys clipping off their monitoring bracelets to commit terrible acts, it becomes ridiculous in trying to comprehend why these guys are even out in the first place.

This guy was on probation for child pornography.
www.foxnews.com...

It seems to me that most people find the sentencing of pedophiles to be abominable. I mean, good grief, even fellow prisoners despise these guys. Yet, the law is so lenient on pedophiles in general (abominably so in this case) that it really boggles the mind. If there is one subject that I would say that the public has a near consensus on is the subject of pedophiles and yet, our governments are totally unresponsive. When I see cases like Jimmy Savile, it really, really makes me wonder just who the heck is up there in Congress calling the shots on this particular subject. It boggles the mind.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 05:52 PM
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Good post.

Didn't a number of states enact and/or significantly toughen up the civil commitment laws so that these sexual predator recidivists could be committed indefinitely to State mental institutions upon release from prison?

Also opens up another can of worms regarding essentially "sentencing" people for crimes that they only "may" commit after already paying for the crimes they were convicted & sentenced for.

Shades of "Minority Report", etc.

No easy answers.

Personally I prefer permanent chemical castrations and l-o-n-g prison sentences for those convicted of multiple offenses...
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posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:20 PM
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It does create that Minority Report pre-crime issue but at the same time, it could also reasonably fall under "criminally insane". Kind of goes back on what I was saying earlier but an unreformable menace to society is still a menace to society--in the case of pedophiles, we have a pretty good idea as a society that these people cannot be rehabilitated. As such, if they are an imminent danger or threat to society, then yes, we can lock them up permanently as being criminally insane.

Chemical castration is something that some countries (and states) are considering implementing or are implementing. It'll be interesting to see whether or not it actually works. There was a pedophile years ago that was begging a state to castrate him as he feared that he would only do it again. They refused on the basis of it not actually correcting the problem (not a sex thing but a power thing) and "cruel and unusual punishment", iirc.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:26 PM
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Too bad vigilantism is against the law.
Against whose law?



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:34 PM
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then to get away with it is just wow



deadcalm
I know right?

It's absolutely staggering that this man isn't in jail.




I keep saying that every time I see a federal politician. Every single one of them.

In the scheme of things, there's peon justice, rich guy justice and federal politician justice.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:43 PM
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Urantia1111
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Its cases like this for which the concept of Vigilante Justice was conceived. Sure our justice system is a massive joke, but vigilantism skirts that issue nicely every time.



I agree 100%.
Nothing makes a statement that a crime won't be tolerated by a well disguised and club wielding group of vigilantes. (In cases where guilt has already been proven, but the "Sentencing" ran into certain difficulties, of course).

(Not a torch wielding night time lynch mob) Even though this would be much more exciting and entertaining..

It is the same for a run amok government, but those are much more difficult to correct with vigilantes, since it takes more planning and more willing "angry citizen deputies" which also will be a target for attempted infiltration by those other police that our politicians depend on to operate with impunity to the actual laws of the land.

But, with every problem there are solutions..



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:48 PM
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WhiteAlice
reply to post by deadcalm
 


I've seen this power firsthand. I was 12 when I toke to my parents fighting at 3 am in the morning and came rushing out to intervene like I always did. Got out just in time to watch my dad bludgeon my mom across the face with a heavy candlestick. She called the police and the head of the Sheriff's department came out to talk to her out of pressing charges. Made her feel like the instigator of the fight and original perpetrator. She didn't even try though he did leave for a little while. The blow caused a blowout fracture to her eye socket and twisted her nose. She got plastic surgery later to fix her nose but she never got all of her nerve function back in her face. My dad didn't have a single wound from what I saw. That's just one time. There were lots of times where abuse had a blind eye turned to. We were DuPont but we had enough money in the family to get the same kinds of responses.




A very brave post, my respect to you.



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:52 PM
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What a animal this person is and we should remind the court's that incest is against the law in the u.s

It would be of no great loss to society if someone hurt this THING bad real bad



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 06:55 PM
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Is it just me or hasn't this case just set a dangerous legal precedent for future cases???



posted on Mar, 20 2014 @ 07:04 PM
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The affluenza is strong in this PoS...

I think he should have a public defender and charged in a city courtmwith an under paid judge and sent to jail

I heard being charged with pedophilia is very popular in the prison system




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