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Musicians in Thailand kill U.S. tourist after he joined them onstage to sing
YourJewishNews ^ | John Roberts

Posted on 08/02/2013 6:05:12 PM PDT by sushiman

A U.S. business owner was killed in Thailand after going onstage to sing with a band.

What was supposed to be a fun vacation in Bangkok turned into a nightmare for one family.

Bobby Ray Carter, 51, of Texas, his wife Kelly, and their 18-month-old daughter Sadie, traveled to Thailand to celebrate Mr. Carter’s birthday. The Carters were meeting up with several other couples including Carter's adult son. The group went out to the Longhorn Saloon bar at the Ao Nang beach in Krabi province in Thailand.

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Do not condone the murder but the jerk was asking for trouble . He got more than he bargained for .
1 posted on 08/02/2013 6:05:12 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: sushiman

REDNECK


2 posted on 08/02/2013 6:07:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: sushiman; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

In before the Tough Crowd posts


3 posted on 08/02/2013 6:07:16 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise; GOPsterinMA
Here is a video of it
4 posted on 08/02/2013 6:09:15 PM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: sushiman

Let me guess, “I did it my way...”


5 posted on 08/02/2013 6:09:21 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: sushiman

Lesson: don’t be a drunk jerk.


6 posted on 08/02/2013 6:10:45 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: sushiman

His son has a bra tattooed on his chest (???)


7 posted on 08/02/2013 6:12:03 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: sushiman

I’m thinking this was an “ugly” American....maybe a bit arrogant.....sounds like he robbed the cradle for the second marriage....


8 posted on 08/02/2013 6:12:42 PM PDT by cherry
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To: sushiman

The musicians were a little Krabi...


9 posted on 08/02/2013 6:13:20 PM PDT by null and void (You don't know what "cutting edge" means till you insult Mohammed.)
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To: sushiman

Extreme Karaoke Debuts in Asia!


10 posted on 08/02/2013 6:14:27 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (May we live in less interesting times)
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To: sushiman

Thailand?


11 posted on 08/02/2013 6:14:51 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: cherry

America sure has its share of ugly Americans here in Japan , too , and they spoil things for those of us who are not ugly , e.g. not being allowed to enter various clubs and forbidden for using various “ services “ .


12 posted on 08/02/2013 6:15:58 PM PDT by sushiman ( .)
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To: sushiman

He shoulda just gone on a sex tour.


13 posted on 08/02/2013 6:16:48 PM PDT by Catmom (We're all gonna get the punishment only some of us deserve.)
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To: Revolting cat!; JoeProBono; Slings and Arrows
Now if he'd brought a harmonica up there with him, I could understand the band's reaction.


14 posted on 08/02/2013 6:19:03 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: sushiman

A new variation on the Gong Show... he got gonged.


15 posted on 08/02/2013 6:19:58 PM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: a fool in paradise

lol !


16 posted on 08/02/2013 6:20:58 PM PDT by sushiman ( .)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Full Kontact Karaoke!


17 posted on 08/02/2013 6:21:03 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: sushiman

18 posted on 08/02/2013 6:21:40 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: sushiman

To take their 18 month old daughter on a trip like that is irresponsible and stupid.


19 posted on 08/02/2013 6:23:42 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: sushiman

“Do not condone the murder but the jerk was asking for trouble . He got more than he bargained for .”

I don’t know the whole story, but when I’m in somebody else’s country I try to do everything that I can to avoid any kind of dust up with the locals. Those types of encounters tend not to end well.


20 posted on 08/02/2013 6:23:53 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: sushiman; Revolting cat!

If John Lennon had been killed at a concert in a bar one of the dozens of times he was a drunken/coked out a$$hole, would his “untimely death” have been any more justified?


21 posted on 08/02/2013 6:24:41 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: sushiman

Bad life choices all around. Jail in Thailand is no joke. The band members will spend a long time there. As long as they manage to survive (which won’t be very long).

And Mr. Carter is dead.

As I said, bad life choices all around.


22 posted on 08/02/2013 6:25:17 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: sushiman

The first time I went to Bangkok I ate in a restaurant that had a solo singer doing a set of Beatles numbers. Strange and stranger. Satay and Lesterday. I wouldn’t have joined him, but not really a murderer’s den, either.


23 posted on 08/02/2013 6:25:59 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (You hear it here first.)
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To: Stormdog

Exactly !


24 posted on 08/02/2013 6:26:03 PM PDT by sushiman ( .)
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To: Stormdog

Sounds like he was permitted up there (and had apparently tipped to do so). Band wanted him to leave after a few songs to permit others to come on stage.

The dustup came when he and his son demanded their tips back.

Now it is unclear just how substantial these tips were. I’ve seen $50 and $100 tips to bands to get immediate results on a request.


25 posted on 08/02/2013 6:26:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: piytar

Ooops. Contradicted myself. What i meant is that they’ll be given long sentences that they won’t live through.


26 posted on 08/02/2013 6:27:08 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: piytar
As I said, bad life choices all around.

Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, President Obama, and MSNBC haven't been heard commenting on this murder yet.

27 posted on 08/02/2013 6:29:46 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: bmwcyle; a fool in paradise
Thailand?

Yeah, Thailand! Prolly caught an incurable deadly strain of the clap while there first. Saved hisself a lot of pain.

28 posted on 08/02/2013 6:31:05 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: a fool in paradise

He was white. White people’s lives mean less than nothing to those racist azzholes, so of course they won’t say anything.


29 posted on 08/02/2013 6:36:56 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: sushiman

And the tough guys tumble...


30 posted on 08/02/2013 6:37:19 PM PDT by PlateOfShrimp
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To: sushiman

Fifteen minutes of fame.


31 posted on 08/02/2013 6:40:19 PM PDT by Misterioso (The neat thing about being a nonvoter is that you don't have to give a damn about all of this.)
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To: a fool in paradise
If John Lennon had been killed at a concert in a bar one of the dozens of times he was a drunken/coked out a$$hole, would his “untimely death” have been any more justified?

That's an odd analogy. John was a drunken asshole a couple of times in LA, but being a drunken asshole in a foreign culture where nobody knows you is quite a bit different. I'm not saying the murder of this guy was justified, only that the analogy doesn't fit.

32 posted on 08/02/2013 6:41:26 PM PDT by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: a fool in paradise

This is not the first incident of this type in the Far East - yellow man takes his karaoke seriously, you’d better watch out and practice your Barry Manilow reportoire before venturing out there!


33 posted on 08/02/2013 6:42:09 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: sushiman
Americans have always been viewed as arrogant. As a spectator, I have always seen them more as clueless, undisciplined and totally ignorant of basic manners.
In the 1950s we had the "Ugly American."

In 2013 we have the "Clueless American." Officially.

Should he have been killed? Absolutely not!
Could he have used better judgment and avoided the personal tragedy? Absolutely.

Condolences to his family and friends.

34 posted on 08/02/2013 6:43:31 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: PlateOfShrimp

35 posted on 08/02/2013 6:44:49 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Clay Moore

“One night in Bangkok makes a hard man humble”


36 posted on 08/02/2013 6:45:11 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: publius911
Condolences to his family and friends.

His family and friends read FR? Who knew? Thanks for letting us know, we'll try to keep the proper decorum from now on.

37 posted on 08/02/2013 6:46:04 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: sushiman
Sheesh, did anyone on this thread watch the news report?

Stabbed dead because the band didn't want to hear the father / son duo sing after tipping the band several times...???? The Tai police didn't so squat.

38 posted on 08/02/2013 6:46:34 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: KevinB

John showed that personality trait throughout his life (Germany, London, and LA). Hardly a weekend bender while he was out on the town with bad boys during his split from Yoko and his band.

Instant Karma might’ve caught up with John if a deranged fan hadn’t.

The “wise” “man of peace” BS ascribed to John Lennon is mythology.


39 posted on 08/02/2013 6:53:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: uncommonsense

” After a few songs, the musicians insisted that Carter sit down and give other people a chance to sing. Carter, who was said to be drunk, refused to leave the stage, according to Lieutenant Jongrak Pimthong.

The band stopped playing. Carter and his 27-year-old son Adam asked for their tips back. That is when they got into a heated argument with the musicians.
The fight continued outside ...”

The musicians were arrested on murder charges . WTF are you talking about ?


40 posted on 08/02/2013 6:54:39 PM PDT by sushiman ( .)
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To: Revolting cat!

Merely singing someone else’s song (generally MY WAY is the most lethal) can get you killed in Asia.


41 posted on 08/02/2013 6:55:27 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Revolting cat!

LOL


42 posted on 08/02/2013 6:56:41 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: a fool in paradise

Like Priestley, Johnny wasn’t prepared, or grown up, for fame and fortune. But the former had the Memphis mafia to protect him against himself, while the latter had, who, oh yes, Yoko.


43 posted on 08/02/2013 6:57:14 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: bmwcyle
Thailand?

Bangkok!

44 posted on 08/02/2013 6:58:28 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: a fool in paradise

Heck, Frankie hisself, hated it, surprised that it became popular, and only reluctantly vomited it at performances. Jacques Brel and Paul Anka will surely pay with eternity’s fires for it!


45 posted on 08/02/2013 7:00:11 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Still Thinking; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

How much should you tip the band for a rimshot in Thailand?


46 posted on 08/02/2013 7:04:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: sushiman

Getting into fights with the locals in a foreign venue is not terribly wise. One does not know the laws, customs, or poclivities.


47 posted on 08/02/2013 7:10:06 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: sushiman
Me stab you long time.
48 posted on 08/02/2013 7:29:33 PM PDT by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Mitt Romney got in 2012)
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To: sushiman

Sounds like a case of Darwin Awardism to me. OK, he didn’t deserve to be killed for being a total s$$hole, but sometimes a little chlorine is just what the gene pool needs.


49 posted on 08/02/2013 7:30:44 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Clay Moore
Let me guess, “I did it my way...”

Wrong country. Singing that at a karaoke in the Philippines, will get you killed. I have never been able to understand why, but it is true.

50 posted on 08/02/2013 7:32:53 PM PDT by Mark17 (Yesterday I couldn't spell it. Today I are one, a creepy a$$ cracker)
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