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Posted - 11/10/2006 :  10:14:00  Show Profile Send ocheewah a Private Message
Headline on CNN this morning from Somerset, PA

Police: Dad shocked baby with cattle prod (video accompanies)

This baby ended up with a broken leg, broken arm, skull fractures, and other injuries. Makes me wish this country operated under the "eye for an eye" principle of justice. I will never understand how someone can do this to a helpless and defenseless infant (or anyone else for that matter).

Those who danced were thought quite insane by those who could not hear the music.

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Posted - 11/12/2006 :  00:07:58   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send beskeptigal a Private Message
There's a video of it? I don't want to watch it.

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Posted - 11/12/2006 :  00:10:14   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message
Originally posted by beskeptigal

There's a video of it? I don't want to watch it.

You know, I wouldn't click that link, either. But it might just be a video about the attack, not of it.

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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Posted - 11/12/2006 :  01:10:39   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message
What's strange is that searching CNN now doesn't turn up the item in question. In fact, Google News turns up only 13 articles on this incident, none of them from CNN. UPI isn't offering video, so I would guess that CNN's video wasn't of any assault.

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Posted - 11/12/2006 :  04:39:04   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Dude a Private Message
beskeptigal wrote:
There's a video of it? I don't want to watch it.

I find it very unlikely that there is a video of a baby being shocked by a cattleprod....

Were you just being facetious in suggesting there was? Because it was pretty obvious to me that the (video accompanies) meant that there was video of some reporter reporting on the incident.

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong.
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