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70 Year Old Beaten in Road Rage. Iowa
Associated Content ^ | May 5th, 2010 | Sherry Tomfeld

Posted on 05/05/2010 8:24:11 AM PDT by stillafreemind

What possesses a 22 year old fella to beat an elderly man for driving too slow? I don't know. Maybe the same thing that made the same Brandon Poulson throw a dead cat through a McDonald's drive through window. It is totally unacceptable and on a lot of levels may well be a huge red flag to the justice department. How many times have we read stories about people who hurt animals and progress up the chain to hurting people?

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: brandonpoulson; iowa; roadrage
They better do something other than fine and slap wrist with this guy. That poor couple, I'm sure they were frightened and taken back by his actions.
1 posted on 05/05/2010 8:24:12 AM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: stillafreemind

If he was armed, we wouldn’t be having this discussion.


2 posted on 05/05/2010 8:26:50 AM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (FDR had the New Deal. President 0bama has the Raw Deal.)
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To: stillafreemind

What possesses a 22 year old fella to beat an elderly man for driving too slow?’

They are taught by our communist schools, they know more than their parents and the elderly...

And are taught to ‘respect their elders’ ????


3 posted on 05/05/2010 8:27:47 AM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Freddd

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Exactly. I wonder what his screen-name is at the Daily Kos.


4 posted on 05/05/2010 8:31:29 AM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: Only1choice____Freedom

2X4 to knee caps has a lasting memory.


5 posted on 05/05/2010 8:37:07 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Touch Not the Cat

Good question.


6 posted on 05/05/2010 8:47:02 AM PDT by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Vaduz

From the article the beating sounding bad enough to at least cause some bruising to the perps hands. I tried to see in the video linked to (page 2) in the above article and couldn’t tell

We’re seeing more and more of this these days.


7 posted on 05/05/2010 8:51:10 AM PDT by Babashane
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To: Freddd

“They are taught by our communist schools, they know more than their parents and the elderly...”

You’ve got that right. It’s not just the schools, either. The media is constantly giving kids the same message, and that mindset is taking hold everywhere.

Even the youth pastor at our former church would constantly dismiss the concerns of older people... “Well, they’re old, they just don’t get it today.”

I’m sure this 22 year old has no remorse because he truly believes that this elderly man serves no purpose—a logical conclusion for one with an evolutionary/communist worldview.


8 posted on 05/05/2010 8:55:55 AM PDT by Spudx7
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To: Vaduz

.45 to the knee caps sounds better to me.


9 posted on 05/05/2010 8:56:01 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop thinking about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean

Agree


10 posted on 05/05/2010 9:05:15 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Babashane

One can’t be to careful now a day.


11 posted on 05/05/2010 9:06:06 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: stillafreemind
It is more than this one individual, it is an attitude toward the elderly. I am not a slow or vague driver but I do walk slowly due to poorly healed injuries and age. This infuriates some younger people here.

Slow drivers can be dangerous but it is not the younger driver's place to take his frustration out on the offender. As the punch line to the old joke goes, "Patience, Little Jackass".

12 posted on 05/05/2010 9:12:06 AM PDT by JimSEA ("A deeply, deeply troubled individual" per WJC)
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To: stillafreemind
SOP:

We always drive with all the doors locked and leave escape room between us and the car in front of us. I would never get out of the car to discuss the situation. We all have cell phones to call police that also have cameras, not to mention weapons for self defense.

13 posted on 05/05/2010 9:13:03 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: stillafreemind

“Sometimes by the law and sometimes by picking on someone just a little bit bigger and tougher than they are.”

Or sometimes by someone who is legally armed...


14 posted on 05/05/2010 9:15:21 AM PDT by piytar (Ammo is hard to find! Bought some lately? Please share where at www.ammo-finder.com)
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To: Farmer Dean

Nope. If you shoot, the situation must justify a lethal shot. If a lethal shot if justified, take it.

.45 to center of mass works...


15 posted on 05/05/2010 9:17:36 AM PDT by piytar (Ammo is hard to find! Bought some lately? Please share where at www.ammo-finder.com)
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To: Manic_Episode
not to mention weapons for self defense.

I have one of those big flashlights (that I swear I need a ccw for) between the front seats. Never needed it but you never know.

16 posted on 05/05/2010 9:19:59 AM PDT by DYngbld (I have read the back of the Book and we WIN!!!!)
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To: Spudx7

There’s an old, mostly forgotten truism: “Women are the civilizers of society (men.) I’m 62. Funny the stuff that sticks in a kids head, but I remember being very young, and frequently hearing, “They are staying together for the children.”
Well, we’ve denigrated marriage, motherhood, and homemakers. We warehouse our kids in day care and pre-school, and such. No one was there to make those children human. They have no accumulated truisms to guide them, and no examples of parents who toughed out the hard times. Those poor souls have come of age and they are dangerous.
There are too many examples to list, even in my unremarkable existence.


17 posted on 05/05/2010 9:22:48 AM PDT by WestwardHo (Whom the god would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: DYngbld

Someone recently posted that a can of wasp spray is a great defense, better than pepper spray!


18 posted on 05/05/2010 9:25:06 AM PDT by WestwardHo (Whom the god would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: Vaduz

I’d splurge and put a few rounds each into his knees.


19 posted on 05/05/2010 9:27:42 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Don’t use to much you don’t want them to pass out that way the pain last longer.


20 posted on 05/05/2010 9:48:26 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: stillafreemind

About time (sarc)


21 posted on 05/05/2010 10:22:42 AM PDT by STD (islam a spiritual-legal-political Theocratic system of governance which is not to be questioned;)
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