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Police: Pa. Woman Beat Child With Baseball Bat Over Clogged Toilet
http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2014/05/08/police-pa-woman-beat-child-with-baseball-bat-over-clogged-toilet/ ^

Posted on 05/09/2014 10:57:48 AM PDT by MNDude

LEHIGHTON, Pa. (AP) – A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is behind bars after police said she beat her child with a baseball bat because of a clogged toilet.

Police say Christine Mertz from Mahoning Township hit the 15-year-old child twice on the right side with a baseball bat and had also twice bitten and punched the juvenile.

The child’s age and gender have not been released. Police said the child’s sibling witnessed the April 27 assault and said it was because of a backed-up toilet.

(Excerpt) Read more at pittsburgh.cbslocal.com ...


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KEYWORDS: christinemertz; crime; news; pennsylvania
There is no picture of the woman in the story, so it is simply impossible to have any idea what she looks like, yet I get an image of that woman from Tom and Jerry that always beat Tom with a broom or rolling pin.
1 posted on 05/09/2014 10:57:48 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: MNDude

Let me guess, she’s a white middle aged Amish woman right?


2 posted on 05/09/2014 10:59:47 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: MNDude

How many more people have been victimized by Al Gore’s policies?


3 posted on 05/09/2014 11:00:18 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: MNDude
Police say Christine Mertz from Mahoning Township hit the 15-year-old child twice on the right side with a baseball bat and had also twice bitten and punched the juvenile.

When this is your mother whats a poor boy to do.
4 posted on 05/09/2014 11:01:51 AM PDT by wonkowasright (Wonko from outside the asylum)
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To: wideawake

Good One! Well played.


5 posted on 05/09/2014 11:01:57 AM PDT by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: wideawake
victimized by Al Gore’s policies?
Did Al invent the 1.6 GPF toilet too?
6 posted on 05/09/2014 11:02:22 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: MNDude

I hate clogged toilets.


7 posted on 05/09/2014 11:06:29 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: MNDude

I think I’ve found a new method of execution that Oklahoma can use.

And, they can start with this mother.


8 posted on 05/09/2014 11:09:23 AM PDT by moovova
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To: dblshot
He was instrumental in advocating and passing the Energy Policy Act of 1992, which mandated those toilets.

That Act passed the Senate in July 1992, just weeks after Gore published his bestseller Earth in the Balance.

He promoted the Act in appearances, interviews, etc.

9 posted on 05/09/2014 11:09:38 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: dblshot
Did Al invent the 1.6 GPF toilet too?

The Toto 1.6 gpf toilet works great. No credit to Algore.

10 posted on 05/09/2014 11:10:48 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

http://m.wfmz.com/image/view/-/25875750/highRes/2/-/h/168/maxh/168/maxw/480/w/300/-/uvemj0/-/5-8-14-christine-mertz-jpg.jpg


11 posted on 05/09/2014 11:13:00 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: MNDude

12 posted on 05/09/2014 11:13:22 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: MNDude
... hit the 15-year-old child twice... The child’s age and gender have not been released.

Oops, it looks like the child's age was released after all.

13 posted on 05/09/2014 11:13:40 AM PDT by ken in texas
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To: luvbach1

Even Toto’s 1.28 gpf works well.


14 posted on 05/09/2014 11:13:59 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: wideawake
How many more people have been victimized by Al Gore’s policies?

Wow! Global Warming DOES extend farther than previously thought.

15 posted on 05/09/2014 11:14:00 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: MNDude

Must be a Ramones fan. Hey, Ho, Let’s go!

Beat on the brat
Beat on the brat
Beat on the brat with a baseball bat
Oh yeah, oh yeah, uh-oh.


16 posted on 05/09/2014 11:14:20 AM PDT by Flash Bazbeaux
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To: Jeff Chandler

Probably too much TP...


17 posted on 05/09/2014 11:14:36 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Nope. Trash...would bet drugs are involved.


18 posted on 05/09/2014 11:15:14 AM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
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To: MNDude

Another unintended consequence of AlGore’s federally mandated low flush toilet...


19 posted on 05/09/2014 11:16:30 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: wideawake

As you say...


20 posted on 05/09/2014 11:16:44 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: dblshot
Did Al invent the 1.6 GPF toilet too?

Invent? No. MANDATED. Before any such toilet even existed.

21 posted on 05/09/2014 11:18:08 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: MNDude

Maybe it was self defense.

I was washing my hands in the bathroom at the St. Louis airport when a guy opened the door to go in a stall and screamed and ran away yelling, “I don’t want to meet the man that can make a turd that big!”


22 posted on 05/09/2014 11:22:35 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Let me guess, she’s a white middle aged Amish woman right?

Right on at least two out of three, that's some mighty fine guessing. She's white and middle-aged, and given that she's in Pennsylvania, the Amish theory could pan out too:



Here's the story, and for the umpteenth time, we see proof that trash comes in every color out there.
23 posted on 05/09/2014 11:24:12 AM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: MNDude

Baseball bat? Sounds like attempted murder to me.


24 posted on 05/09/2014 11:25:25 AM PDT by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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To: windcliff

“...First you find Mertz, and then you, uh...take care of business. You know. First you find him, and then you, uh....”


25 posted on 05/09/2014 11:26:56 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: ken in texas

TV news journalism. There is nothing more pathetic. The average 4th grader writes better than they do.


26 posted on 05/09/2014 11:29:23 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: blueunicorn6

Flush next time?


27 posted on 05/09/2014 11:30:34 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: MNDude

This must’ve been written by one of those rappers, who we learned yesterday possess such impressive vocabularies and uncanny mastery of logic and grammar. I’ll never forgive the racist author for neglecting to mention the last two.


28 posted on 05/09/2014 11:32:02 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: null and void

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever.”


29 posted on 05/09/2014 11:35:23 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: wideawake
He promoted the Act in appearances
The visual of Al promoting a toilet in an Act is the last thing I need to contemplate. Ahhhrrrrggggg!
30 posted on 05/09/2014 11:35:33 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: blueunicorn6

No s#it?


31 posted on 05/09/2014 11:36:01 AM PDT by null and void ( They don't think think they are above the law. They think they are the law.)
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To: Red Badger

hmmmm...the way I imagined her was a lot funnier.


32 posted on 05/09/2014 11:38:13 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: MNDude

Why’d she knock the shiite out of the kid when the toilet was clogged? Needs to call Roter Router or whoever.


33 posted on 05/09/2014 11:39:15 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: blueunicorn6

Great, now everyone is wondering why I’m crying.


34 posted on 05/09/2014 11:41:04 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

You looked in the stall, too?


35 posted on 05/09/2014 11:43:31 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: MNDude

“15-year-old child...

The child’s age and gender have not been released.”

Which is it? Is the child 15 or has the child’s age not been released?


36 posted on 05/09/2014 11:50:39 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: blueunicorn6

Nope, reading your post was enough.


37 posted on 05/09/2014 12:00:46 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Safetgiver

If you read the title, you can see that the clogged toilet had nothing to do with the beating, other than the kid was “over” it while the beating took place.


38 posted on 05/09/2014 12:02:32 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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