On Alcohol contributing factor in river death
Ok, with all the posts seen placed by "thekid3477" this has to be said by someone: Get a life and quit thinking that marijuana is the subject of every post on this site. I know I am not the only one who feels this way, for the sake of this grieving family, have the decency to be appropriate, since you think you have to write the word in your post so many times-figure out what it means and apply it to your apparently boring life
On Cellmate testimony center of triple homicide trial
If he were innocent, why did he take the police on a high speed chase? hmmmmm sounds a little strange-nothing to hide, why run? Just my opinion but come on, think about it. It really doesn't add up that the bodies were moved, but does it matter? Three innocent people were killed, and the investigation showed that there were defensive wounds as if they did try to fight. How about we just let these victims rest in peace and give some closure to the surviving family and friends?
On Sharon standoff suspect back in court
Hopefully the law will prevail and this threat to society is locked up where no other innocent people are in danger. He will probably enjoy being told what to do, when to do it and how to do it when he is locked up in prison. It is time for our state to take these individuals away from their "freedom" to do whatever the heck they want-hope he is convicted and serves a long sentence
On D.A. set to review shooting by deputy
Ok, so a deputy has his life threatened by "another" crazy fool and he is not allowed to defend himself, the woman, the others involved? Get a clue, this is not just some joe who decides to shoot an innocent person. This is a very hard-working individual who took an oath to uphold the law by PROTECTING the public- GREAT JOB Deputy, thank you for your service!!!
On ‘Deadbeat dads’ is term unfair to caring fathers
Haven't piped in for awhile, but need to now...regarding the question how can someone owe so much and not be in jail...what is the point? Unless the deadbeat gets work release (and actually goes to work), there are no payments. Going to prison, well gee, they can make up to, what, a dollar an hour? Come on folks, think...why would you (or a judge) want to send a deadbeat to jail (prison) in order to get child support paid? think about it, if the deadbeat owes over $40,000 it is because the deadbeat skipped on providing for his child(ren. In this economy, ok there are job losses-this economy has not been THIS bad for more than a year now.but to owe $40,000 the deadbeat has NOT paid for a VERY LONG TIME,and really cannot blame the economy......that would be saying the deadbeat pays $3300 plus change a month!! Can only say if you are lucky enough to NOT have to go through this, stay out of it, because every case is different...And just to clarify, not ALL who owe child support are deadbeats, only the ones who deliberately flee in order not to pay...yes people, it happens, and the KIDS are the ones who suffer when Mom or Dad have to say no to something because there just isnt enough money due to having to do it all on your own. Again, if you are NOT in this situation, be thankful. If you are in this situation, hang in there, things can and will change for the better.
To those of you who do NOT have personal knowledge or experience in this matter: You really should get your facts straight before you obliterate people who ARE involved in this type of situation. Child support is to help raise the children. If money is being spent on things other than the children, it doesnt necessarily mean that ALL the child support is for extracurricular things. There are medical bills, sports, movies, occasional McDonalds, school pictures, school registration, school supplies, ice cream once in awhile, gas money to transport them, upkeep on a car, oil changes, heating bill, phone bill, food-they eat A LOT as they grow, do I really need to go on? If you havent raised a child, you obviously do not know how expensive it is, not just money, but helping with homework, reading to your child, playing a game with your child, listening to their hopes, dreams and fears, and just being the best parent you can be. This doesn't mean that the non-custodial parent can't be a good parent, it just means that there ARE some who ARE deadbeats, who aren't there for their kids for EVERY other reason besides money. Also, the comment about legal fees being ordered paid by the other parent-YES it happens, and YES sometimes is warranted-for instance when the deadbeat decides to file ridiculous motions-which by the way COSTS you more money!! So if you are luck enough not to have to go through this horrible ordeal, hug your kids and be thankful.
blood- maybe if the "parents" take the responsibility of taking care of the children left behind to be raised by one parent, then our system will change. Dont blame the judges, they have to have some sort of way to keep deadbeats to a minimum. Yes our prisons are overcrowded, but it is the sexual offenders and drunk drivers that fill them, not the deadbeats. Maybe our punishment for these heinous crimes should be revamped so that the statistics of the children who are violated will be reduced and or eliminated (much rather they be eliminated)
It is NOT only DAD's, it is MOM's too. The "deadbeat" is one who gets fired from a good paying job, leaves the state-no forwarding address, stops all contact, stops paying child support in its entirety, fathers another child, gets caught years later, and STILL has to pay the money, so what was the point in the "vanishing act" because now there is 12% interest added to the amount owed? THAT is a DEADBEAT, dad or mom, doesnt matter. Also, the State of Wisconsin does NOT get paid "their" portion. There is a fee each year, not much, but a fee that the payor has to pay for the state having to manage the garnishment because the DEADBEAT doesn't take responsibility to pay it on their own. By the way, yes I do have personal knowledge.
On Wis. Senate passes texting ban for all drivers
freeradical- Maybe there are some officers who are on a power trip and will stop you for no reason, but there are corrupt individuals in every walk of life. That doesnt mean that ALL are the same way. The good outnumber the bad in most cases. I never said I would be okay with being stopped for no reason, HOWEVER random checks OFTEN result in picking up someone who I, for one do not wish to be sharing the road with. There are enough crazy drivers around, road rage, texting, reading, all of this exists. We, as citizens need to do our part by doing the right thing.
On Seven Big Foot students injured in crash
sunnyside2day-that was the best post. Amazing that it took so long for someone to hit the nail on the head, with all of the horrendous comments from the "teacher" (I put that mildly) and others who just want to make it about punishing the kids. Yes, kids. Yes, inexperienced. Yes, thank god they are ok. Take a look at yourselves people, no one can say they didn't do SOMETHING in their life that could have been construed as "dumb, stupid, irresponsible"
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