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Originally posted by InTrueFiction
You know to be frank - and my opinion may not be popular and may even be considered ignorant but as I see it... it is the fault of the brain-dead soulless idiotic dumb scum that did the deed.
Parents? Schools? How about blaming the actual imbeciles that did this?
Originally posted by nixie_nox
For everyone going on about the degradation of society and how horrible the world is, there is neither more nor less crime then a hundered, two hundred, three hundred years ago. The only difference is that you hear about it on television.
These same type of horrible crimes have always happened. Before video games, television, internet, whatever.
A long complex history has created these teens. Like I said, most likely it was a gang. And gangs are developed when people in poverty need a "family" and have no other choice but to join a gang.
And this is not unlike horrible things gangs do. I heard a story about how a local leader lured his 6 month old girlfriend into the woods, had sex with her, and then him and the other gang members beat her and decapitated her because she snitched to police.
Long before video games and tvs, Hells Angels would make women clean their bikes. If there was even a little smudge, the women would be gang raped as punishment.
In the roman coloseum, exotic women were brought in from other countries and gang raped by several men in front of the whole crowd as entertainment.
Before proclaiming how scarey society is, realize you are hearing about one event, involving 15 people, out of 360 MILLION in the United States. If it wasn't sensational, it wouldn't be news.
What you don't hear about, is the person rescuing 20 puppies today. Or the man who bought 600 girl scout cookies, or the anonymous donations. Because that doesn't make news.
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
"As people announced over time that this was going on, more people came to see, and some actually participated," Gagan said.
What in the world is happening to values?
Originally posted by Gigatronix
reply to post by Wookiep
There is no line. If your kid becomes uncontrollable and unresponsive to your rules, you send em off to boot camp. Send em to juvenile detention. you cant get out from under your obligation. You do whatever you have to do to put them in check. As soon as you draw a line, parent everywhere will skate right up to it and exploit it.
Originally posted by Whine Flu
How I hope all involved in the raping of this girl shower with well endowed, 6'5", buff cellmates in prison.
Originally posted by 27jd
reply to post by tsloan
I agree. But, i think rape should be punished with butter knife castration. That hunting knife would probably be a little too efficient. Rape involving children should be punished by being fed feet first into a human paper shredder.
[edit on 27-10-2009 by 27jd]
Originally posted by badkarma90
reply to post by rapunzel222
Yes, I think we all agree these people deserve the worst. (I've had to deal with repurcussions from rape, and I really feel for the girl)
But whats the reality? Are these rapists going to be freed in a few years, while the local guy with a small 'grow op' rots in their place? Are they going to be punished especially harshly for being in the news? Or will this be pushed aside as people see this story and say "oh, I don't want to think about that"??
I think the real tragedy is our justice system.