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Old 12-10-2010, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth Texas
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Originally Posted by TriMT7 View Post
She's 24? Was it rape? Was it non-consensual? Need more details.

What's the crime being punished? Just "incest"?

Also, what's the point of the thread? Did the guy write articles on HuffPo about sexual morality?
since she was 24 why is she not being charged

 
Old 12-10-2010, 12:16 PM
 
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Only the hard-core CD nut cases would try to play politics, with some dumb ******* banging his daughter?

You guys have clA$$!!

Steve
 
Old 12-10-2010, 12:33 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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[LEFT]A Columbia University political science professor that blogs at the Huffington Post was charged Thursday with having a sexual relationship with his 24 year old daughter.

Read more: Huffington Post Blogger Charged With Incest | NewsBusters.org

Professor David Epstein charged with incest with his daughter
[/LEFT]

Wonder what Mrs Huffington will have to say about this

That is sick!
Morals: Yesterday's America
 
Old 12-10-2010, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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Haven't been many details released and he was only charged with one count himself.
If she willingly entered into the relationship, she of course should be charged, however, there are always mitigating factors when one of the parties is in a position of 'authority' and who knows, maybe she already cut a deal.

One interesting detail I did come across: the Daily News is reporting that the female was a 'relative' but no mention that she is his daughter.

Last edited by Green Irish Eyes; 12-10-2010 at 06:58 PM.. Reason: Edited out reference to deleted post
 
Old 12-10-2010, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Virginia Beach
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If the daughter wasn't raped, then no charges should've been filed, as they did nothing wrong. Incest laws should be repealed, honestly. It's that whole "legislating what we do in the bedroom", which the government should never do between two consenting adults.
 
Old 12-10-2010, 01:06 PM
 
Location: Lewes, Delaware
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If the daughter wasn't raped, then no charges should've been filed, as they did nothing wrong. Incest laws should be repealed, honestly. It's that whole "legislating what we do in the bedroom", which the government should never do between two consenting adults.
Thats what we need a country full of Mongoloids and Rocky Dennis's.
 
Old 12-10-2010, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Virginia Beach
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Thats what we need a country full of Mongoloids and Rocky Dennis's.
Just in case you didn't know, genetic defects from incest are only a product of generations upon generations of incestual behavior. I.e.: What happened with the royal families.

A few random cases of incest is not going to cause genetically defunct children.
 
Old 12-10-2010, 01:31 PM
 
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Come on people... please. No one rejoices when they learn of someone with whom they might share ideology has missed the mark. And, for those who do not share a Liberal ideology, how about taking the high road? Ya think? Surely there are better targets for your partisan sniping? I am certain that the list of Liberal perverts is no longer or shorter than the list of Conservative perverts. Perversion knows no political affiliation.

H
I would doubt that it's 50/50 when it comes to pedophilia. It's admirable to assume that perpetrator's political background doesn't have a correlation, but in reality from what I've seen conservatives do offend more in cases of child sexual abuse.
 
Old 12-10-2010, 01:40 PM
 
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Incest is gross and disgusting. Revolting, to me, and most people.

What do you mean by "wrong"? Morally? But who is it hurting if consensual? Biblically? Guess it depends in which combination according to the Deuteronomy code, which govered which forms of relationships were considered "incest."

Though I can see a case for "power relationship exploitation," but that would pretty much make most inter-generational relationships, incestuous or non, "wrong" too....
Thank you for finally stating incest is not an approved social behavior.

Wrong as in legally first, and yes, morally. The genetic offspring of incestuous relationships are in most cases deformed so there is no reason to try to bring religion into to the discussion unless you are attempting to hijack it.

What does the man's political affiliation have to do with it? I guess that could be asked of every thread started by liberal CD posters when a Republican is caught with his pants down; yet, they pounce on the opportunity to place it in this forum.

Is the downplay of this thread and its subject matter as well as this liberal's "alleged" incest just another illustration of the double standard of liberals?
 
Old 12-10-2010, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Virginia Beach
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Thank you for finally stating incest is not an approved social behavior.
There's no reason for it to be non-socially approved. Only society's ridiculous view of relationships.

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Wrong as in legally first
You are semi-correct there. There are some states that allow for 2nd cousin relationships, which is still techically incest.

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and yes, morally.
That is relative. To me, there's nothing morally wrong about incestuous relationships.

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The genetic offspring of incestuous relationships are in most cases deformed
Not so much. That only happens when you have many generations of incestuous offspring.

If it's a one-generation thing, the increase in the probability of genetic defects is so negliable it might as well not be mentioned.

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What does the man's political affiliation have to do with it? I guess that could be asked of every thread started by liberal CD posters when a Republican is caught with his pants down; yet, they pounce on the opportunity to place it in this forum.
THe same happens with the opposite: Whenever a liberal does something wrong, conservatives take the first chance to jump on it.

Both sides of the coin are just as bad.
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