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3-Year-Old Boy Gives Flawless Argument To Why He Should Get Cupcakes (VIDEO)
San Francisco Globe ^ | MARCH 14, 2014

Posted on 06/07/2014 11:42:12 PM PDT by kingattax

Mateo, 3 year old, has learned all the tricks to a good debate from watching his parents, especially his mom Linda.

He repeats several times over, "Linda, honey, listen to me."

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this kid could be an actor or a lawyer..lol
1 posted on 06/07/2014 11:42:12 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Direct link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFYsJYPye94


2 posted on 06/07/2014 11:43:48 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: kingattax

What a nightmare of a kid, he needs some serious parenting.


3 posted on 06/07/2014 11:47:47 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: kingattax

He sounds obnoxious, even though I can’t understand a thing he says, except for calling is mom “Linda”.


4 posted on 06/07/2014 11:49:45 PM PDT by Spirochete (GOP: Give Obama Power)
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To: kingattax

Flawless argument? Only a liberal would find it flawless.


5 posted on 06/07/2014 11:51:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: kingattax

He is a brat.
He is obviously mimicking his father or some other adult who talks to his mom in this obnoxious way

His mother needs to teach him to respect her.


6 posted on 06/07/2014 11:58:24 PM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: kingattax
Never once called his mother “mom’ or anything approaching it. This boy needs some parenting, not a you-tube channel. Why is that everyone needs their three to fifteen minutes of “fame,” no matter how old they are? Get a life.
7 posted on 06/08/2014 12:03:29 AM PDT by Fungi
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To: kingattax

BOLO to Free Republic circa 2048.


8 posted on 06/08/2014 12:06:19 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: kingattax

I always said that about my daughter, she’d be a great lawyer, but she’d never get there since she hates reading!


9 posted on 06/08/2014 12:52:29 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: ansel12
What a nightmare of a kid, he needs some serious parenting.

I agree. I don't find what he is doing to be cute. If he is that obstinate at 3, I believe he's on his way to being an enormous burden to both his parents and the taxpayer.

10 posted on 06/08/2014 12:54:43 AM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: Aurorales

That was my thought, too in viewing this. It made me feel sorry for the mother. The gestures, and the “Linda, Linda....” thing are something he sees all the time from whomever is supposed to be the male influence in the family.

I didn’t get “flawless and reasoned” from any of it. Most of the time I couldn’t understand what the kid was saying, and more than once I thought I detected threats to bring down stuff off the table (as in I’ll pull it down if I don’t get my way).

Really, a wholly unpleasant thing to watch IMO.


11 posted on 06/08/2014 1:23:20 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: cynwoody

Yep. He’s a real charmer and I bet he won’t grow up to be anything but a perp.


12 posted on 06/08/2014 1:24:11 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: South40

How many will he kill or injure on his way to life in prison or a job with the TSA?


13 posted on 06/08/2014 2:26:25 AM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: kingattax

Ping


14 posted on 06/08/2014 2:28:27 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: kingattax

I’m willing to give the kid a bit of a break considering he’s only 3 years old and give him some credit that he at least tried to have a conversation and plead his case instead of throwing a full out screaming, rolling on the floor temper tantrum.

A lot of kids at that age go through a phase of calling their mom’s and dad’s by their first names, although she should have corrected him for doing so.

I recall one of my great nieces was out with her dad on a trip to the grocery store, she was about 3 years old, and she was upset that her dad didn’t buy her something she wanted and threw a temper tantrum in the store. He dad didn’t put up with that store of thing, swatted her on her but and told her that when they got home, she’d be put in the “naughty corner” and have to stay there until she apologized.

After standing in the corner for about 15, minutes, she did say she was sorry for throwing a temper tantrum but then she told her dad: “Father, I am a girl and because I am a girl you really should be more sympathetic and compassionate toward me next time.”

He couldn’t help but laugh (and amazed that at 3, she used the words sympathetic and compassionate). Although he did tell her that he was “sympathetic and compassionate” and that’s why he sent her to the naught corner, because kids who throw temper tantrums grow up to be grownups who throw temper tantrums and good moms and dads don’t allow that to happen. ; )


15 posted on 06/08/2014 2:30:20 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: kingattax

I put my finger (index, LoL) in the air with “Ah-bah-bah-bah!” and that’s the end of it. Like magic.


16 posted on 06/08/2014 2:40:40 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: ansel12
At age 3, he's a mimic. I'd say the whole thing was set up and mom aka Linda?? got her 15 minutes.

Now in our house, "Because I said so" worked just fine.

17 posted on 06/08/2014 2:53:38 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: kingattax

They’re raising a monster. She obviously thinks back-sass is cute, since she’s getting it on video.


18 posted on 06/08/2014 3:55:17 AM PDT by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears ("There's always free cheese in a mousetrap." - Marine Col. Peter Martino)
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To: kingattax

My parents would have put with that for all of about three seconds.

Then again, they weren’t trying to urp up everything on youtube.


19 posted on 06/08/2014 4:31:57 AM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: kingattax

That kid has a future in court and then behind bars —


20 posted on 06/08/2014 4:35:29 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: kingattax

Kid needs a good SMACK!! Sorry Libs.


21 posted on 06/08/2014 5:03:16 AM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: kingattax

He definitely has the Democrat Technique down cold.


22 posted on 06/08/2014 5:13:19 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Fegelein! Fegelein! Fegelein!)
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To: kingattax

Linda, Honey, listen to us. Put down your cameraphone and start the administration of “Pow Pows” on this kids butt.


23 posted on 06/08/2014 5:20:24 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: kingattax

>>from watching his parents

As the country song goes, “I’ve been watchin’ you, hey ain’t that cool...”
My nephew is now 33 but I remember once hearing from my brother and sister in law that he, then a young child, had said “Daddy you’re a a—hole...” So my sister in law looked at my brother and smiled, “Well, I wonder where he got that (word) from!”


24 posted on 06/08/2014 5:32:22 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: kingattax

I’ve seen this video. I really cannot make it through the whole thing. The kid is VERY disrespectful. VERY screwed up. That the mother thinks it is cute, and video tapes it, IS the problem.


25 posted on 06/08/2014 5:32:56 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: MD Expat in PA

“Father, I am a girl and because I am a girl you really should be more sympathetic and compassionate toward me next time.”

I would take that as a warning sign...something is amiss there! (Disney Little Mermaid syndrome!)


26 posted on 06/08/2014 5:39:18 AM PDT by mdmathis6
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To: kingattax

Future politician.


27 posted on 06/08/2014 5:50:49 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: kingattax

Never treat children as equals. There is no debate. If you treat them as equals it scares them, they cannot handle it.


28 posted on 06/08/2014 5:58:40 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: kingattax

Disgusting.


29 posted on 06/08/2014 6:05:13 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: mdmathis6
“Father, I am a girl and because I am a girl you really should be more sympathetic and compassionate toward me next time.”… I would take that as a warning sign...something is amiss there! (Disney Little Mermaid syndrome!)

You might think so, but she is actually just an exceptionally bright child and she now at age 7, is not at all any sort of diva nor does she act like she is an entitled “Disney Princess”. She is very polite and very well behaved and a complete joy to her parents, her younger sisters, most of the time, and all her teachers. But she is perhaps a bit “precocious” in that she is always asking questions and isn’t afraid to engage adults in conversation and if she has a strong opinion on something, she isn’t afraid to state and make her case and I don’t necessarily see that as a bad thing.

She is very interested in American history and especially in early American history. She is a ravenous reader, reading far above her grade level, and she has since she was 4 years old, has said she wants to be President of the United States one day. Her heroes are Thomas Jefferson, Ronald Regan and Sara Palin : )

On this last Memorial Day, she told her mom that she wanted to dress in her favorite Red, White and Blue outfit and wear her US flag pin and her great-grandfather’s VFW Poppy Pin in order to “honor what the day was really all about- all the US soldiers who died”. Not many 7 year olds or adults for that matter get what Memorial Day is about.

I have no worries about her; there is nothing amiss about her IMO.

30 posted on 06/08/2014 6:16:03 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: kingattax

I don’t find this funny at all....My child NEVER has called me by my first name. This punk kid (and that is what he is... a 3 year old punk) is way out of line

Nothing cute or funny about this video I find it sad and pathetic


31 posted on 06/08/2014 6:52:58 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: MD Expat in PA

“A lot of kids at that age go through a phase of calling their mom’s and dad’s by their first names”

Don’t know what feral community you live in but calling parents by their first names is NOT usual for three year olds.....If you told me a 16 year old did it then yeah but not a three year old.


32 posted on 06/08/2014 6:57:38 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: ansel12

In a few years it will be... but officer your not listening to me....


33 posted on 06/08/2014 6:58:03 AM PDT by Breto (Stranger in a strange land... where did America go?)
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To: ansel12

I am so sick of all of these idiot parents posting such videos of their offspring.

And I refuse to view the video and give them a hit.


34 posted on 06/08/2014 7:17:02 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: kingattax; KC_Lion; GraceG

35 posted on 06/08/2014 7:19:58 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (The Left: speaking power to truth since Shevirat HaKelim.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator; GraceG

36 posted on 06/08/2014 7:28:14 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: kingattax

The vid should have ended with the promised spanking.


37 posted on 06/08/2014 7:34:40 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Nifster
Don’t know what feral community you live in but calling parents by their first names is NOT usual for three year olds.....If you told me a 16 year old did it then yeah but not a three year old.

I don’t nor have I ever live in a “feral community” but I’ve been around a lot of toddlers and pre-schoolers and yes, sometimes they call their parents by their first names. I don’t know where you live but I can’t believe you’ve never witnessed this yourself.

It is usually because are very young and are just learning to talk beyond a few words and they hear others refer to their mom and dad by their first names and either they get confused or just decide to try it out for themselves. In most cases, for these very little kids, no disrespect is intended but they are just doing what kids at their age do – mimic adults and test their boundaries. I would find it much more disrespectful and intentionally disrespectful for a 16 year old to call his mother by her first name than for a toddler, who didn’t know any better to do so. YMMV.

FWIW, when we moved from PA to MD, my mother was shocked that kids addressed grownups as “Miss Jane” or “Mister Joe” rather than Mrs. or Mr. Smith. But after a while she understood that this was just a “Southern thing” and it was not meant to be disrespectful.

38 posted on 06/08/2014 7:52:11 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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