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Sunday, November 8, 2009

Humans Behaving Badly

Over the edge. So many people are falling over the edge these days. Violent perpetrators who take innocent victims with them. Seems like every single day we hear about another disturbing incident. Sadly there are thousands more crimes that go unreported and/or unsolved. Here's just a sampling of recent horrific crimes in the United States where humans have demonstrated atrociously bad behavior. Will we all eventually go mad?

Vail, Colorado: A 63 year man is accused of opening fire in a popular area bar, shooting 3 people and killing one of them.

Orlando, Florida: Unemployed man shoots at least six people in high rise office building, killing one person.

Ft. Hood, Texas: An Army Major and psychiatrist opened fire and killed 13 people and injured at least 38 others.

Deerfield Beach, Florida: Five long time friends and school mates set their 15 year old buddy on fire. The teen survived but just barely and is still in very serious condition.

Cleveland, Ohio: Authorities discover at least eleven bodies at the home of a convicted rapist. Police say the former Marine lured women to his house, strangled them and hid their bodies around his house.

Phoenix, Arizona:  An Iraqi immigrant father drove over and killed his 20 year old daughter with his car because he thought she was becoming too Westernized.

Richmond, California: A 15 year old girl was raped, robbed and beaten by multiple attackers outside her highschool homecoming dance, while dozens of other teens watched, laughed and snapped photos.

Antioch, California: By now, we've all read about the capture of the convicted sex offender who kidnapped a young girl 18 years ago, kept her as a sex slave in a tent behind his house and fathered two children with her. Sphere: Related Content

12 comments:

john said...

wow
thankx for cheering me up .

if I may moch the iraqi thing. I know its messed up I do hope she didnt suffer at least now her pain is over.

i thought the story was funny being he used a car and not a camel :D
was it an american can :D
Come on cheer up, the good part , like I said, is her suffering has ended.

stay safe maam

S1nnerman said...

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Raoulysgirl said...

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Sarah said...

we just had a gang rape in richmond of a 15 year old girl, while a group of people watched. the only hope is once the perpetrators go to jail, they will get the same treatment from the inmates.

Respectfully Yours said...

Your right there is alot of terrible things going on. Hopefully, the good will outweigh the bad. Thanks for visiting my blog and following, I hope you enjoy my posts.

plainolebob said...

it's a damn shame, and most people especially the younger ones do no even see the shock factor in these event, as though they are numbed or immune.

Changes in the wind said...

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Friko said...

some of those deaths might be avoided if not every nutter had the right to carry guns.

you have chosen the horror stories to highlight the ills of our society, let's hear it for the good deeds. Can't find any?

It was Being Miss who sent me here, now there's light relief and fun for us.

Marla said...

This is why I refuse to listen to the news. I have no idea what's going on and I like it that way. Don't get me wrong. If a bad guy shows up on my watch he will regret it. Just ask my kids!

Kimberly said...

It is so sad to see so many people going over the edge. It is worse when they take others with them.

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