Skip to comments.Robbers Shot, Killed, Family Wants Murder Charges, or Something
Posted on 11/07/2013 10:17:53 PM PST by servo1969
A private citizen armed with a gun for which he had a license, shot and killed two robbers in Reading, Pennsylvania this week.
Sooooo OF COURSE the families of the two dead ROBBERS want the citizen who shot and killed them charged with a CRIME.
I know, I know: The capitalized words bother me too, but I had to write it that way because, honestly, the story is just so retardedread progressive-- that I feel compelled to use the liberal-needs font.
What crime, you ask, do the families of the dead guys want the citizen charged with? Theyre really not sure, but theyll get back to us just as soon as they consult the ACLU and the Department of Justice under Eric Holder.
Presumably the crime would be Murder Of A Class Of People Who Might Vote For Democrats.
And who knows? Win or lose, there might be some Obama vote pandering that can be done here.
Welcome to a Liberalville, USA where there are two classes of people: the victims and the rest of us who are expected to pay.
The two masked robbersthe alleged victims in this case-- had just exited a corner store in Reading when a concerned citizenthe alleged criminal in this case-- confronted them, and... shot 'em dead. No word yet whether the citizen was inside or outside the three point range. Good shot!
The getaway driver is now in custody.
According to police, who viewed videotape of the shooting, the citizen told the dudes with masks to stop right where they were, that he was going to call the police and thats when a scuffle ensued.
A brief scuffle ensued, during which the suspects pulled out their guns, [Berks County District Attorney John] Adams said, according to local WFMZ. The citizen then pulled out his gun, for which he had a license to carry, and shot both suspects, said Adams, who personally reviewed surveillance video of the scene.
The result? Two dead bad guys.
Its not fair, says Virginia Medina, mother of 24-year-old William Medina who walked into Kricks Korner store with a gun in hand, mask on head and stole cigarettes and lottery tickets, and then promptly lost his life over his own stupidity.
Whats not fair is that it was two against one. Fortunately, in this instance, however, right made might.
"[William] had no right to lose his life over something that man could have called the police for," said Medina. "He [the citizen] took the law into his own hands and walked away scot-free."
Just as it should be.
Oh, but not in Liberalville, USA.
Because in Liberalville robbing the store with a gun and a mask should only result in a stern talking to, or at worst the arrest of the innocent civilian who stopped the robbers. Or perhaps we should just allow lottery tickets and cigarettes to be purchased on EBT cards.
From the name and the photographs it looks like the robbers were Hispanic. No word yet if they were white Hispanic or just Hispanic Hispanic, which of course would make a big difference in how the Justice Department under Eric Holder responds.
How about if people just start running around here, policing the city on their own? How much worse is it going to get?" said Peter Ratel, Medina's cousin.
Yeah, it would be really terrible for the rest of us of us if law and order broke out in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Imagine cities free from crime, where the criminals were the ones who lived in fear because everyone could protect themselves.
What would that get us?
The Reaganville of the 1980s or thereabouts.
But not now, not here, not in Liberalville, USA.
"I have lived here since 1962," said Carmela Chipperfield according to WFMZ. "Things are not like it used to be. A lot of changes. This man, trying to make a living, and he gets robbed."
For the record, it sounds like Chipperfield was speaking about the store owner who was robbed of cigarettes and lottery tickets at gunpoint, and who somehow the families of the dead robbers neglected to mention in their grave concern for law and order.
Remember: This is Liberalville, USA.
The store owner is obviously just attempting to exploit the neighborhood by selling them cancer sticks and gambling tickets in a crass attempt to make more money and pay more taxes than anybody else in the neighborhood.
What a show off.
If all of this seems vaguely familiar to some of your older folks, thats because it is. We lived in Liberalville, USA throughout the late 60s and all of the 1970s.
Back then dope was legalor at least decriminalized-- and the dopes were in charge of everything too.
Carter, Nixon, Agnew, Mondale.
A great city like, say, New York City, was under the control of socialistic mayors and the result was rent control, an increase in violent crime, garbage strikes, police strikes, all in the delusion there wasnt enough wealth to go around for everyone.
It made some cities, like New York, unlivable.
History never repeat itself, said Mark Twain. But it rhymes.
Today were just characters stuck in a bad poem penned by hippies from the Age of Aquarius.
It cant end soon enough.
Because we know it will end badly enough, whether history repeats itself or just rhymes.
Isn’t this the natural progression after Trayvon?
They were turning their lives around.
How about electrical ‘charges’, delivered through a chair with big leather straps on it?
Rule 16 of Rightwing Club: liberals love criminals
They did turn their lives around but it was facing down
“They were turning their lives around.”
I would really like to see just once, just once where the family of someone like this stood up and say “I don’t know where my son learned how to be like he was but he didn’t learn it from me. I sorry he’s dead, it is really a tragedy but I can’t say he didn’t ask for it given his life style”
Tell me if he’d shot the store owner would that have justified him dying. When you pull a weapon on someone it is a reasonable expectation to have them pull one on you.
The news story forgot to add that they were "aspiring rap stars". Or "on their way to getting a GED". Or "getting caught up with a bad crowd". Or "just trying to be a good baby daddy to their 4 kids by 3 different moms" or....
i agree they should get something but they need to tap another well this one has been bled dry
corrolary: liberals hate decent citizens who don’t play victim to criminals, but instead successfully defend themselves against criminal attacks.
I don’t care if the gun was licensed or not - it was used in a lawful manner. The family needs a primer course on real justice.
William lost his life over something that man could just have given him... \Obama
Because they have so much in common.
>> liberals love criminals
Liberals are idiots.
Well, looks I was (unfortunately) correct with my post about this story when it first broke. I figured the guy would face the possibility of retribution for his actions.
BTW, the dude didn’t just open fire or whatever nonsense is being claimed. According the the reports, he told the perps to stop, and that he had called the cops. The perps attacked him and *then* the guy pulled his gun and shot them. He wasn’t acting as executioner, he was acting in defense of his life, according the story.
I’m sorry the two perps made the choices that led them to their fate. But they did make them. And the fact that they CHOSE to commit a crime, and then to attack someone trying to stop them, puts the blame squarely on their shoulders. No one else is as fault here, end of story.
Cigarettes and lottery tickets? These guys are too stupid to be walking around. Good riddance to bad rubbish!
Well said. But they sure as hell like to confiscate our money. What WILL they do when THAT runs out?
They need to begin charging the parents for this garbage! You want to grieve? Go ahead and grieve for your POS. But if the family starts pushing for innocent people to be charged the DA needs to come in with the threat of charges against them for harboring criminals.....no different than charging the driver of the car with crimes.
First there was “suicide by cop”. Now there is “murder by cop”. Another story had a guy killed because his “trying to be ex” called the cops and said he owned a gun - it might open the doors for some “perfect murder” scenarios.
More Criminal Minorities wanting Special Rights to commit crime.
Great shot by the legal gun owner. There are two less criminals in the world. They’s got capped
In the liberal ‘mind’ the pieces of crap were just doing a little income ‘redistribution’ and creating a ‘fair’ playing field. After all, the evil business owner is just exploiting everyone and deserves to have his money taken.
A true marxist thinks that all the means of production should be in the hands of the government, and that there should be no private property.
At least 2 are now worm food.
“I would really like to see just once, just once where the family of someone like this stood up and say I dont know where my son learned how to be like he was but he didnt learn it from me. I sorry hes dead, it is really a tragedy but I cant say he didnt ask for it given his life style”
I have posted a few of those on freerepublic. They are rare, though.
“No word yet whether the citizen was inside or outside the three point range.”
OK, that’s funny rahtder.
They seem to love anything that tears down Western Culture, don’t they?
Any time a white person is killed by a black person, we are to understand it as “random” or “senseless”, when it is often neither.
Any time a black person is killed by a white person, we are to understand it as part of a pattern.
Any time a black person does something terrible to a white person, we are to understand it as the act of an individual.
Any time a white person does something terrible to a black person, we are to understand it as the act of a race.
Ain’t gonna work too much longer.
I had never heard that one before.
Yeah, but for now it’s the wrongful death lawsuits by dead perps’ family members that society has to worry about.
Fortunately that’s what SYG & Good Samaritan & liability limitation statutes are there for, in those states enlightened enough to have passed them.
But sueing the perps’ parents for damages caused by gross parental incompetence is a great idea! It should be enabled after they make stupid public statements about “what a great kid he was”. If OTOH they publically disavow the evil conduct that led to his death (”I didn’t raise him to do these things”), then they might be off the hook.
I fully support charging parents for the criminal acts of their minor children - criminal child neglect, at the least. If a child carries or uses a gun illegally, the parents need to be charged with illegal, reckless use of that gun.
I believe youth crime would significantly decline if neglectful parents spent some quality time in jail or in community service. Some would take control of their children, while others would find that having kids they don’t intend to raise carries a serious price along with the entitlement rewards. For those who refuse to take responsibility for their children, long jail times will inhibit their ability to procreate.
That said, William Medina was 24, an adult, but his momma still needs some sense beat into her.