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Dynol Yn Cael Ei Dec 14, 6:46 p.m.
Barfly - "Just shows that all the entitlement money and entitlement programs are a waste of taxpayer time and money. The entitlement money needs to be used for more prisons to house this generation of misfits."
You're assuming all who commit crimes are from the entitlement-supported families. That simply isn't true.
Haven't you heard there's been an increase of crime in Cary? Few entitlement-supported families live there because they simply couldn't afford to.
Dynol Yn Cael Ei Dec 14, 6:44 p.m.
We have got to get to a point where our society starts to give punishment that equals the crime. In other words, if you murder someone, the exact method you used, should be used to execute you.
Until we get back to this method, our justice system is just a joke to criminals and does nothing to deter them from committing crimes again.
Praying for those who loved Mr. Brown.
1911A1 Dec 14, 6:43 p.m.
That entitlement money needs to be cut and the parents to anyone under 18 caught committing crimes should also catch a charge .
Barfly Dec 14, 5:45 p.m.
Just shows that all the entitlement money and entitlement programs are a waste of taxpayer time and money. The entitlement money needs to be used for more prisons to house this generation of misfits.
smhnraleigh Dec 14, 5:14 p.m.
They are like packs of wild dogs running among the innocent. Sadly, little prosecution will be awarded them and they will probably kill again in their lifetime.
labs Dec 14, 5:00 p.m.
Start with Halloween....If you desensitize your kids to guts and gore you start to diminish the value of life. Adults, stop letting the TV raise your kids. Your priority should be being the best parent you can be. Having it all should be raising "GOOD KIDS".
rbenton Dec 14, 4:17 p.m.
I wonder if they knew any of his kids?
working for deadbeats Dec 14, 4:06 p.m.
I agree, retired. Society as a whole has lost or is losing it's moral compass.
CraftyMo Dec 14, 3:47 p.m.
Not sure who would use that greenway on that side of town besides criminals.
Waste of taxpayer money.
immaannoid - your comment shows both your ignorance and racial prejudice
It is a tragedy that this father of 3 has lost his life in such a demeaning manner. There are many lives that will be changed forever. Let's not begin pointing fingers at the parents of these teens. We have no right to judge anyone when so little information is available on this story. Thanks go to the police department for apprehending these teens before anyone else got hurt. My thoughts and prayers go to the Brown family during this difficult time.
retiredindependentpopo Dec 14, 3:46 p.m.
" . . . what is wrong with society today . . ."?
What is wrong is society's moral compass was thrown out the window. What guidance did these "kids" have? Was it MTV, BET, WW SmackDown, R-rated violent video games, etc.? Hmmm, bet it wasn't parental guidance!! Someone go get the compass back!!
Scubagirl Dec 14, 3:13 p.m.
ADULT CRIME-ADULT TIME!!!
Hippy_mom Dec 14, 3:13 p.m.
Too bad the parents of these kids can't be put on trial as well. It might make people think about keeping up with their kids and not letting them harm others. This poor guy was just walking along the greenway, probably minding his own business ... Raleigh is just going down the toilet.
marciamal1 Dec 14, 2:46 p.m.
here we go again with this society - what is wrong with society today - Times were so much better when I grew up - no violent video games, no shootings - terrible to think that a 13 and 15 year old thinks of this in their minds. TERRIBLE!
uragoner2 Dec 14, 1:49 p.m.
emprezzinez Dec 14, 1:22 p.m.
whoruntmeover: Try them as adults, find them guilty, sentence them to death and carry out the sentence. Do this all in 6 months and start sending messages to other murderers they will be exterminated when they commit the same crime.
I agree...and though I am not for the death penalty but I don't want to pay taxes to feed and house criminals like this either...Its sad, rather sick
emprezzinez Dec 14, 1:20 p.m.
I hope they try all of their evil selves as adults...this is not ok
vernonhill Dec 14, 1:05 p.m.
"Good Boys don't kill people"......These little darlings didn't mean no harm, just out for a good time and killing someone was just an accident. It makes no difference how old you are when you kill innocent people, you should pay the price....a message will be then sent that you pay the full price when you kill or hurt others.......
mabachew Dec 14, 12:49 p.m.
That's a relatively bad area to be walking alone as well.
Proud Young Grandma Dec 14, 12:48 p.m.
whoruntmeover - I agree with you!
SmokeWagon Dec 14, 12:47 p.m.
This is EXACTLY the kind of junk that will be happening at the new "Bev Perdue" park.....!!!!
Barfly Dec 14, 12:45 p.m.
What a senseless act. It seems like the criminals are getting younger and younger. I'm sure they're all "good" boys.
Rebelyell55 Dec 14, 12:44 p.m.
I guess they just up their crimminal status.
takeabathgreg Dec 14, 12:41 p.m.
Try them as adults, find them guilty, sentence them to death and carry out the sentence. Do this all in 6 months and start sending messages to other murderers they will be exterminated when they commit the same crime.
gingerlynn Dec 14, 12:39 p.m.
So sorry for the loss. Can you imagine if this had happened on the American Tobacco Trail in Durham? All the Durham bashers would be out. But guess what, Crime does happen in Raleigh.
working for deadbeats Dec 14, 12:32 p.m.
I wish I could say I am surprised, but in this day and age nothing really does surprise me anymore. Let justice be served.
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03