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$2,200. to $3,000
Even if he hadn't burned himself to death they could have said that with him being sent to prison.
Originally posted by boondock-saint
Originally posted by Naptown317
Idiot leaves children fatherless should be the title op.
No, the title should read:
State Laws leave children fatherless
That's exactly what I was thinking. What a pitiful amount of money to die over (though any death over money is pitiful). He was more afraid of jail then not being able to pay the money, but the state deems such a harsh punishment necessary for such a small amount of money. The mere idea of sending a person to jail because they can't pay money is absurd in it's self. This is just one small example of human insanity.
Originally posted by Revolution9
reply to post by civilchallenger
Wow! That greedy they could jail a man for owing just that much:
$2,200. to $3,000
Shame on them all! Bet his wifey is feeling a bit different about it all, now, kmowing that her children are gonna be scarred emotionally, knowing their daddy came to this unforunate end.
Originally posted by Heartisblack
I think poison would've been easier.......I mean I'm not crazy but damn!
There were other ways to do it that wouldn't have hurt so bad.
Originally posted by gimme_some_truth
Why is everyone acting as if this man is a hero? He was a coward who just abandoned his kids by taking his own life....
That is not a hero... That is a man who had a problem and was apparently not mentally stable enough to handle it like a man.
He owed Child support.... Lots of people do.... he chose to kill himself..... Forget his children, forget all those that loved him Forgot all those that he meant so much to and just hurt deeply.....
Hey, he just "stuck it to the man", right?
Sorry, I don't feel like celebrating.... At all.
( Not talking about this thread imparticular... It is just the attitude I have seen most take on this subject in general)edit on 17-6-2011 by gimme_some_truth because: (no reason given)
My story starts with the infamous slapping incident of April 2001. While putting my four year old daughter to bed, she began licking my hand. After giving her three verbal warnings I slapped her. She got a cut lip.
Originally posted by SourGrapes
He just ruined these kids' lives FOREVER!
Originally posted by Tephra
So why the hell would you kill yourself. Just don't go to court. Go off and make your life wherever you please, and fight anyone who gets in your way. Sorry, but if you're at the point where you've got nothing to lose, where you are going to end it. What do you have to lose in seeking a new life.
I wouldn't go to prison either, you only go to prison if you want to.edit on 18-6-2011 by Tephra because: (no reason given)