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Friday, June 27, 2008

Every Child Deserves a Mother and a Father

posted by on June 27 at 10:22 AM

Thad J. Smith was arrested Monday night on charges he shot his three children several times with an air-powered pellet gun in what he later described to police as “good fun.” …

Marengo police arrested Smith Monday night after his ex-wife reported that the couple’s children—a 10-year-old girl and twin 9-year-old boys—returned home from a visit with their father sporting numerous welts on their bodies, the police said. When questioned, Smith admitted shooting the children with small, plastic pellets fired from an air-powered gun, Deputy Police Chief Joseph Hallman said.

“He said the children were willing participants,” Hallman said. “I don’t know if it was some kind of a game with them or what he was doing.”

If it was a game, it was completely one-sided. The children, Hallman said, told police they never fired a shot back at their dad.

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It never rose to anything like this level, of course, but my father believed that you could "build character" by enduring unnecessary pain. I never asked him what the benefits of inflicting it were.

This asshole Smith would probably make a terrific football coach.

Posted by Fnarf | June 27, 2008 10:58 AM

Now we didn't have paint-ball guns when I was growing up---so we played BB-gun tag and that was really fun; but this sounds pretty F'd up...

Posted by random poster | June 27, 2008 11:04 AM

Thoughts on Tire-Less Forgeries and Parrallel Universes:
In Other Strangers Anomilies of Incognitas.

Far be it from me to commemt on and pick apart the anonimity of a pellet pushers fake names, fake law, fake hairdressers and fake puns that serve the purpose obfuscation, and in a few exceptions, the higher degree of inferrance.

Cardinal Faux Paaux, affront to individualism and lectures, series of lectures, and still more lecturing is at times admittedly stuffy, uptight and yes vulgar to the point of puke shoes and popsickie tart blends.

Senior Mousetrapiesta' in the resolve to legitimaize the objectification of idol hands and gamesmanship, that period of if I will be as bold as love to say.... a training day of sorts for the entertainment of rapier witticisms and crushing constants.

Take for instance the writers strike in Hollywood.

As reported in the newspaper
The Seattle Times, Friday June 27, 2008....

'Domain Names May Go Wild '. any little thing a yo-yo-yodler wants to put into play may be just what I have been SCREAMING ABOUT
prancing down the street with my rag tag armies of whoooligans and muffin munchers.

Kooldough to Thom Yorke of Radiohead because he turned me on to a few of the more up to date improbabilities of modern love affairs with ones self.

This is NOT a back handed insult against Thom's prowess as a writer....

He has a specific lyric used in a song and it would be ungracious and unfortunate of my to single him out as the only one who has stood on the shoulders of the edges of lifes little giants and peered into the crevace of the upside downward sliders such as ... weeeeeellll... okay, me.

How can I be so egocentric as to post this here under the auspice of a pellet pusher run amuk?

Well it is the very fact of the Screen Writers Strike in Hollywood, finished or not, signed or not that makes me remind
Dan Savage of The Stranger what a piss ant nice guy I am to slog here and bring together what few have brought to the table at any one time before with the help of all those doing what they do to get it all done on the table before it was swept away and fell off the drop.

You see, I have never signed on the Screen Writers Guild List and I have submitted ideas others who have, or not, signed or not, used on the benifits of my Bens in fits.

I would like to get credit and Payment for my ideas so I can sign some of it away to future PHILANTHROPIC ENDEAVORS, yet I am to busy running ( albeit walking very slow now ) from the constant shitstorm of the very verbage I purport to want to peddle for pay that buzzes around my head all day in my frontal lobes and the gelatinuos mass of sugar coated scrumms in my synapse.

It would be easy to sign on to both in concept, that . whatever thing given the lucious opportunity of LOW EARTH OBITER and CO. to seize on the day and come together for a side show carnival sof like budget accounting cabals so I don't have to be a JEALOUS GODLIKE FATHER FIGURE UNCLE NUMBSCULLer.

Things like perpetual donation trusts for musical instruments that could be seperated for accounting purposes that allow small budgets to keep the low income house debt in order and then the test ride trade whirly go round of . whatever lottery ticket to yum yum land could in fact help facillitate the vast expenditures and jealousy greed goblins to fight less to bring this point up...

(and that could be a very easily spun model also.... WATCHOUT ALL YOU SINNERS>)

What point is that?

Well, my new band name idea for one...

The "Terribl 45's".

If Guantanamo brought down my secret CIA tapes and lovers to the depths of despair.... then my "Terrible 45's" could shoot them back in a time warp and I could have my double jam too while everyone else got a peice of the coinage in well.

Dan Savage and Bill Gates....

Is it solved?
Is it signed?
Is it automatic?
Is it instantaneous and thoughtful in recognition?

Is there room for others to swim and have fun also?

How about the newspaper headlines and the cable news and radio shows... public and private?

Can the advertisers all get along in a voracious thirst as I ask this question of the day?

Surrogates for favortisms.....

you be the judge @ daniels.beavertons.lanios.gabriels.trents.
joni.nesturshuns.elviscostello.what the fuck are you gonna do Satterburg.done

Posted by danielbennettkieneker | June 27, 2008 11:14 AM


Posted by anonymus | June 27, 2008 11:17 AM

I thought the point of this series was to point out the bad things that happen to children in two-parent, opposite-sex households - but it sounds as though these children are being raised by divorced parents who aren't living together.

Posted by minderbender | June 27, 2008 11:42 AM

Maybe the kids were opposed to the WTO?

Posted by Mahtli69 | June 27, 2008 12:28 PM

it was funny when it happened to ben stiller in the Royal Tannenbaums.

Posted by d | June 27, 2008 12:32 PM

I'm all for beefing up math and science curricula in the public schools, but not at the expense of proper English grammar and composition.

Posted by Joe M | June 27, 2008 12:43 PM

Heh heh... there are no teams!

Posted by Royal T. | June 27, 2008 4:05 PM

He swings. He misses.

Posted by Bob | June 27, 2008 7:19 PM

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