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'Affluenza' and more

December 22, 2013

A teenager driver in Texas killed four people while driving a car intoxicated. His punishment was probation....

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USABorn

Dec-22-13 4:58 AM

Never ending clap-trap!

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eriklatranyi

Dec-22-13 5:03 AM

Affluenza is just another fabrication by liberal defense attorneys who never see the individual being responsible for their own actions....similar defenses have been used due to poverty or broken homes.

The Michigan law says that women who want an abortion should buy insurance to cover the costs. It has nothing to do with rape. But I would not expect liberal liars to ever tell the truth.

Mr. Reeder complains about a boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a girl against her wishes. Clearly, Mr. Reeder is anti-women and continues the liberal war on women.

Yes, conservatives have a voice in the Republican Party.....a political party where we still debate issues. That is juxtaposed to the DNC where dissent is not allowed. Our own Gov. Casey was muzzled because he was a pro-life Democrat and Sen. Joe Lieberman was thrown out or office for not following the anti-war party line.

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Capricorn1

Dec-22-13 5:50 AM

Chuck, what is the main point you are trying to make with your letter? You seem to be all over the place.

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mikekerstetter

Dec-22-13 6:32 AM

'Affluenza' is the natural progression from the other end of the spectrum where the poor are given a pass because they don't know any better and have to see drugs and themselves to make ends meet.

As for the 6 y/o.... I agree with you. It's no tolerance political correctness run amok. I'm glad you are condemning liberal policies like this.

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Ritty77

Dec-22-13 6:43 AM

I've not seen or heard a single opinion that the "affluenza" defense or the sentence imposed by this judge are appropriate. To the contrary, rich and poor, Democrats and Republicans are disgusted with this slap on the wrist.

Yet, Reeder writes as if it is a celebrated decision championed by the evil rich people. He does this because he is a miserable, petty individual.

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gavinf56

Dec-22-13 7:39 AM

I think Chuck is now certifiably delusional.

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andy33

Dec-22-13 7:51 AM

Yep....Chuck...back to the corner!

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graybeard54

Dec-22-13 7:56 AM

Chuckie.....your mouth and fingers went into gear before your brain caught up with them!!....did you read this before you posted//

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coffee

Dec-22-13 9:35 AM

“Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.”

? George Carlin

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rick424

Dec-22-13 9:58 AM

You know, I googled the Michigan insurance thing because it seem so ridculous to be true and to my surprise it was true. Time to watch "Duck Dynasty" to see how the right really does work.

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Ritty77

Dec-22-13 10:46 AM

"Time to watch "Duck Dynasty" to see how the right really does work."

Yes, because the actions of a guy on a TV show is absolutely representative of half of the political spectrum. Besides, you already "know" how "the right" works.

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eriklatranyi

Dec-22-13 2:06 PM

Rick:

The bill is for abortion coverage. Liberals twisted that to cover abortions for rape, hence rape insurance.

It is a perfect example of how liberals lie.

Maybe you should watch Louis Farrakhan, a praised friend of President Obama, who said far worse things about homosexuality....to the silence of liberal hypocrites, like you!

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rmiller

Dec-22-13 2:29 PM

Ditto USABorn!

Go Phil Robertson!

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ToTEXASfromPA

Dec-22-13 11:33 PM

"A teenager driver in Texas killed four people while driving a car intoxicated. His punishment was probation. How is this possible? His lawyers convinced the court that he suffers from a debilitating disease, 'affluenza'."

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Mr Reeder is actually advocating that an individual take responsibility for his actions and is not just a product of his environment that is given an opportunity to be persuaded to change. Better watch it, you might lose your liberal card.

Jesting aside. Actually there is another potentially contributing factors that make it more than just a case of rich vs. poor. The judge was a juvenile court judge which generally leans more towards rehabilitation than punishment, especially since daddy ponied up lots of bucks to get him professional "help". If he was tried as an adult, he very well would have seen jail time.

He should have received more severe punishment but it also sounds like parents didn't do a good job providing boundaries whe

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ToTEXASfromPA

Dec-22-13 11:33 PM

Cont>>

when he was raised. Stealing, under-aged drinking, drunk driving.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Dec-22-13 11:39 PM

"Time to watch "Duck Dynasty" to see how the right really does work."--rick424

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The father has admitted various times that he lived in a sinful, promiscuous life for many, many years and then Jesus entered into his life and changed him. He gives all praise, honor, and glory to Jesus for saving him. The press is only focusing on one aspect of his statements.

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rmiller

Dec-23-13 8:02 AM

Rick,

You may squirm as much as you wish over "Duck Dynasty" and the legacy that the show and the family have, will and continue to evoke, but the Word of God, Jesus Christ is what prevails! His name had been lifted up, as He said it always would be. He used His servant, Phil Robertson to His Glory and to A&E's dismay. People from all walks of life have positioned themselves in one, or all three courts of public opinion.

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rmiller

Dec-23-13 8:06 AM

One and two: Constitutional Rights of Free Speech and expression of Religious Liberty. Three: Jesus Christ is prevailing, period.

People are voicing their opinions and since the left speaks to numbers all the time, go to FB, go to yahoo, go to google....it's on the airways, radio, talk shows, television..newspapers. Christians now are emboldened.

Oh, and progressives.....take note. What doors God has opened, no man can shut and what doors God has closed, no man can open.

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