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Old 06-10-2010, 08:19 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I don't know what America you live in, but in mine it's not American to gun down a 14 year old for throwing rocks.
throwing rocks is one thing, possibly crossing into the courntry illegally is another. Oh, the kid was 15 according to all reports...and when you are told to stop doing something that is dangerous, STOP!!! Sorry, I can't buy your liberal outlook on this..

It is sad a young man lost his life. I do feel for his family and for him, but he was wrong by all appearances..So some say he wasn't entering the country and some say he wasn't throwing rocks, what would you expect them to say?

NIta
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Old 06-10-2010, 08:34 AM
 
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Yeah, lets shoot all those "dangerous" rock throwers.

Tell me, if your 14 year old neighbor threw a rock at you...would you gun him down?
Ok, I wanna play. So I live in a high crime area, my neighbors kid is stealing my car late one night and I see it. I run out there with a gun and draw down on the kid, detaining him. His father and several other men start throwing rocks at me while I am holding the kid, hoping my attention is diverted so the kid can escape. Then they surround me and continue throwing rocks at me. I am pinned down trying to detain a criminal.. and I know if they get a lucky hit I can be knocked out, my weapon taken, perp. released, possibly killed. I tell them "Alto" several times and they continue. Fearing for my life (valid threat) I smoke the dad, and all of the people assaulting me. Let me ask you something.. ever been hit in the head with a golf ball sized rock? or a grapefruit sized rock? how about the eye? you can stand there and take it all you want.. I would laugh at your stupidity- but not me.
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:12 AM
 
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Ok, I wanna play. So I live in a high crime area, my neighbors kid is stealing my car late one night and I see it. I run out there with a gun and draw down on the kid, detaining him. His father and several other men start throwing rocks at me while I am holding the kid, hoping my attention is diverted so the kid can escape. Then they surround me and continue throwing rocks at me. I am pinned down trying to detain a criminal.. and I know if they get a lucky hit I can be knocked out, my weapon taken, perp. released, possibly killed. I tell them "Alto" several times and they continue. Fearing for my life (valid threat) I smoke the dad, and all of the people assaulting me. Let me ask you something.. ever been hit in the head with a golf ball sized rock? or a grapefruit sized rock? how about the eye? you can stand there and take it all you want.. I would laugh at your stupidity- but not me.
Smart and intelligent post! Some people need to think before mouthing off. Rocks thrown with force can be deadly, that's why they used to stone people to death.
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:16 AM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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For all the people who keep trying to minimize the rock throwing as if it were just some silly little harmless fun - please let us know who you are and where you live. The rest of us will come to your house, and when you step outside your front door, we'll all hurl harmless little rocks at you, and we'll call it a day. Deal?
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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So now it's coming to light that this 15 year old was a known human smuggler and made it to the top wanted lists. His last charge was in 2009.

Not so innocent anymore as the truth starts to come out.

FOXNews.com - Mexican Teen Killed on Border Was 'Known Juvenile Smuggler,' Sources Say
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:25 AM
 
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Also the story says four Mexican officers crossed into the U.S.

I wonder if folks who defend human smugglers would also embrace slave traders.
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Out in the Badlands
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Why don't they investigate the 23,000 Mexicans estimated dead in their drug violence
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:57 AM
 
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So now it's coming to light that this 15 year old was a known human smuggler and made it to the top wanted lists. His last charge was in 2009.

Not so innocent anymore as the truth starts to come out.

FOXNews.com - Mexican Teen Killed on Border Was 'Known Juvenile Smuggler,' Sources Say
So the BP did the right thing. No loss. Case should be dismissed.
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Old 06-10-2010, 11:59 AM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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So the BP did the right thing. No loss. Case should be dismissed.
Exactly - and we'll have one less criminal smuggler to worry about, and he won't be throwing any more rocks either.
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Old 06-10-2010, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Washington state
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For all the people who keep trying to minimize the rock throwing as if it were just some silly little harmless fun - please let us know who you are and where you live. The rest of us will come to your house, and when you step outside your front door, we'll all hurl harmless little rocks at you, and we'll call it a day. Deal?

Sure..why not? Just as long as I can gun you and your buddies down while you're doing it.. I mean, that's how it works isn't it? Isn't that what you're trying to justify?

I wonder if you'll feel the same way when you're getting shot at? Somehow, I think all that big talk will turn into the usual wingnut whining..
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