I thought this is great.
Don't get mad...get even.
This is how we do it here in Fort Lauderdale.
It works out good when they are not hurt, or hurt a little... But know this. If that guy was hurt bad- the homeowner would owe him... ugh- Too bad the guy didn't get up and run again... So the home owner could have another go at it.
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This type of reaction to a crime makes a would be thief to think twice about what may happen to him. *The contractor was not charged. *Most of our judges down here are pretty good about recognizing who the bad guys really are.
Carjackings and home invasion robberies are rare down here because we are allowed to carry firearms and defend our life and property.
i think ill keep my distance . i think thats good though. i dont know if we have it up here in KY.Originally Posted by [b
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I think it's insane to risk killing someone over a few rolls of wire. Here in CT, a little girl told her mom a neighbor had molested her. Mom told dad and dad went right over and shot the neighbor. Now dad is facing a long time in prison and has added even more hurt to his daughter. Vigilantism is pure self-indulgence.
Bruce in CT
Madness is something rare in individuals — but in groups, parties, peoples, ages it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche
Florida has really good laws as far as carrying forearms, wish some of the other states would take its lead. course now Florida citizens are rarely targeted but tourists are.Originally Posted by [b
as for running someone over for a few stolen rolls of wire. its the principle of the matter. being an easy target is never a good thing. proving that you will stand up for yourself, your family and your property is a good thing, lets the criminals know your not going to cower in a corner while they walk out the door with your stuff.
as for the child molester he got off easy. had he made it to prison his life would have been much worse. the dad should be able to get off on temporary insanity if he choses to go that route. ive seen fathers do stuff almost as bad to ppl for far less and the legal system mostly left them alone.
That would have made me mad also.Copper prices are high,thats why there is so much theft going on.Why pick up cans when you can just steal someones copper wire.And it's not just wire,it's copper tubing/pipe.
Don't get me started on child molesters!The way I see it is all you need is a tall tree and some good rope!
But the question is, does running over some guy who was probably out of his skull do you any good? Does running down a 50 year old man on a bike constitute "protecting your family"? How well will the father who shot the molesting neighbor be able to protect his family during his stay in the slammer?Originally Posted by [b
I dunno. I know it'd definitly be peeved off in all of the above situtations, but you gotta keep some measure of collectedness. Call the cops as you follow the guy so you can tell them where he is, you don't gain anythin of of running him off the road. You protected your family and investment by gonig there at midnight and checking the place out and ctaching the badguy.
But a small tree creates the illusion of possible escape! ..."My feet... can .. almost touch the ground..."Originally Posted by [b
sounds like stealing has been a problem. chances are its been the same person(s). doubt this person is going to do it again. prolly would have wound up as being petty theft and the guy would have walked with a fine. seems to me he got what was coming to him with a better deterant than a fine as to not doing it again.Originally Posted by [b
if that father winds up in the slammer i bet his family gets along just fine. yes its bad for the gil that she is going to loose her father for awhile but you can bet she is going to know exactly how her father feels about her. someone messes with my wifes daughters they will not get off lightly.