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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

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    I don't want to turn this political with my opinions, but I just personally disagree - I'm not a fan of anyone getting killed, no matter how evil they are.
    I'd rather he lived a lifetime and have men try to have sex with him somewhere very uncomfortable everyday, like in the back of a Volkswagon.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

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    I'm glad you all believe so strongly in our justice system
    A point I was going to address myself. I'm not sure who made the comment, but I got the impression that someone in this thread wants to completely get rid of trials. Someone might be guilty? Let's just kill 'em and save the taxpayers some money. Beautiful logic.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I'd rather he lived a lifetime and have men try to have sex with him somewhere very uncomfortable everyday, like in the back of a Volkswagon.
    This is why you're my favorite - my thoughts exactly.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    You pull a gun on officers, you deserve to be shot on the spot.
    I agree with that. Hopefully everything happened the way the police say it did.



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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    You pull a gun on officers, you deserve to be shot on the spot.
    I don't think he was taking issue w/what happened. There have been people in this thread who have insinuated just killing criminals is better than having trials. That's all.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I'd rather he lived a lifetime and have men try to have sex with him somewhere very uncomfortable everyday, like in the back of a Volkswagon.
    This one time, my cousin Walter got a cat stuck up his ***...

    I digress. I too can only imagine what would have happened to this guy in prison... A more severe punishment than what he got, imo.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Getting killed or not, rapists never have an easy time in prison. They make a lot of "close" friends from other male inmates and then get beat/shanked to death. Sometimes that's a better (more ideal punishment, in my eyes) than getting shot by the police. But, either way, thank God he won't be raping anymore people.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    This one time, my cousin Walter got a cat stuck up his ***...

    I digress. I too can only imagine what would have happened to this guy in prison... A more severe punishment than what he got, imo.
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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    To be clear - I'm not faulting the cops at all. If they felt at all threatened they have the right to protect themselves. And, most importantly, this guy is off the street.



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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Getting killed or not, rapists never have an easy time in prison. They make a lot of "close" friends from other male inmates and then get beat/shanked to death. Sometimes that's a better (more ideal punishment, in my eyes) than getting shot by the police. But, either way, thank God he won't be raping anymore people.
    This is a little bit of a weird thing to say, but is anyone else a little bit proud of the "normal" criminals who take care of the real sickos while in prison? Maybe proud isn't the right word, but they have their own version of justice for the child molesters, rapists, etc.



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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

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    I hope he gets caught in that escalator and a bloodbath ensues. All avoidable because a parent, I don't care which one, should have taught him to fear and respect that escalator!


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Actually, for the crimes of rape, and home invasion, I believe the "justice system" is insufficient.

    But there is not really a good system for dealing with those. Both are such a personal impact issue, where if the bad guy goes to trial, his lawyer puts the victims on trial, and they get victimized twice. To complicate it more, it is also often a subjective crime.

    And again, but, what else can we do? I'm a big fan of self-defense, but not a big fan of mob justice or vigilantism. And there is a difference.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    This is why you're my favorite - my thoughts exactly.
    Darn it.
    I thought I was your favorite.
    It must have been my thread about smoking that did me asunder, wasn't it?


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Since when does "person of interest" equate to "definitely guilty"?
    Good lord, I hope you don't all own torches and pitchforks.

    Pulling a weapon is certainly suspicious, and I won't fault the officers for shooting (and killing) the guy, but assuming he was guilty of a crime worthy of the death penalty just because he was a "person of interest" is a pretty huge leap.


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    Re: Was just a shooting in WDM...linked to rapist

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    This is why you're my favorite - my thoughts exactly.
    Anyone else notice that Angie's "favorites" are constantly shifting and situationally dependent?

    Hmmmm....


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