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Boy, 10, Dies After Mimicking Hussein's Execution
click2houston ^ | 1/4/07 | click2houston.com

Posted on 01/04/2007 7:49:26 AM PST by eastforker

- Police and family members said a 10-year-old boy who died by hanging himself from a bunk bed was apparently mimicking the execution of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

Sergio Pelico was found dead Sunday in his apartment bedroom, said Webster police Lt. Tom Claunch. Pelico's mother told police he had previously watched a news report on Saddam's death.

"It appears to be accidental," Claunch said. "Our gut reaction is that he was experimenting."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: deathofsaddam; evolutioninaction; hanging; houston; kid; mediabias; mediaspin; noevidence
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Here is another one.
1 posted on 01/04/2007 7:49:27 AM PST by eastforker
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To: eastforker

The third one, right?

Why do parents let their children watch a hanging on TV?


2 posted on 01/04/2007 7:50:50 AM PST by Tax-chick ("Everything is either willed or permitted by God, and nothing can hurt me." Bl. Charles de Foucauld)
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To: eastforker

I just wonder with things like this, when the lawsuits will begin?


4 posted on 01/04/2007 7:51:51 AM PST by Lucky9teen (You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.)
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To: eastforker

This happened in Texas? This is all Bush's fault.
Or maybe not. Texas use hanging in the death sentence?


5 posted on 01/04/2007 7:52:13 AM PST by Long Island Pete
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To: eastforker
Gustavo said the family is trying to put together enough money to send Sergio's body to Guatemala for burial.
6 posted on 01/04/2007 7:53:09 AM PST by markomalley (Vivat Iesus!)
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To: eastforker

I wonder how many went unreported by the media before Saddam's hanging?


7 posted on 01/04/2007 7:53:58 AM PST by cripplecreek (Peace without victory is a temporary illusion.)
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To: eastforker
"I don't think he thought it was real," Gustavo said of Saddam's hanging. "They showed them putting the noose around his neck and everything. Why show that on TV?"

They show it for ratings, which equal advertising dollars, Gustavo. Why did you let your nephew watch it?

8 posted on 01/04/2007 7:56:28 AM PST by Tax-chick ("Everything is either willed or permitted by God, and nothing can hurt me." Bl. Charles de Foucauld)
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To: cripplecreek

In the article the uncle told the kid that SH was hung because he was very bad. The kid didn't get a Christmas gift from dad. Makes one wonder if the kid thought he had been real bad and thats why he didn't get a present, I guess we will never know.


9 posted on 01/04/2007 7:56:50 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: RockinRight

In this instance I think so.


11 posted on 01/04/2007 7:58:38 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: RockinRight
Or am I a bad man for thinking that?

Well, if you're a bad man, I'm a bad woman. Whenever I hear these things, my response is, "Well... the gene pool's been cleaned a little."

12 posted on 01/04/2007 8:01:00 AM PST by RepoGirl ("Tom, I'm getting dead from you, but I'm not getting Un-dead..." -- Frasier Crane)
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To: eastforker

3 kids hang themselves since the execution. What is the fascination with hanging? Is it the simplicity of the method and the common availability of a length of rope? Fasination that something as simple as cord or line can kill you?

If they had shot Sadaam, or dropped him into a wood chipper, would kids be looking to shoot themselves, or jump into a chipper?


13 posted on 01/04/2007 8:02:24 AM PST by Sax
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To: cripplecreek

I don't believe this crap.


14 posted on 01/04/2007 8:02:43 AM PST by BARLF
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To: RepoGirl

Ten year old kid that was also upset he did not get a gift from dad at Christmas.


15 posted on 01/04/2007 8:03:10 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: Orange1998

I think some people read the headlines and post without reading the article. Make that a lot of people here.


17 posted on 01/04/2007 8:08:22 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: eastforker; All

People don't kill people!!! Network newscasts kill people!

Ban TVs and rope!!!

.....and TV and rope trading shows.....

...and shows on TV about rope.....


18 posted on 01/04/2007 8:09:33 AM PST by shibumi (".....panta en pasin....." - Origen)
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To: eastforker

This is an epidemic! We've got to ban rope! For the children! /end liberal knee-jerk response


19 posted on 01/04/2007 8:09:39 AM PST by nhoward14
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To: Orange1998

I'm guilty of "not-reading-whole-article" syndrome. I assumed it was another Muslim in a Middle Eastern country.


20 posted on 01/04/2007 8:10:12 AM PST by RockinRight (To compare Congress to drunken sailors is an insult to drunken sailors. - Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: Sax

Monkey see monkey do syndrome.MSMDS. The real story is what the kid was realy thinking and if he realy meant to kill himself for some other reason, like being shunned by his dad at Christmas time.


21 posted on 01/04/2007 8:13:00 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: eastforker

Guilty of not reading article very closely. Please forgive my ignorance here!


22 posted on 01/04/2007 8:13:23 AM PST by RockinRight (To compare Congress to drunken sailors is an insult to drunken sailors. - Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: RockinRight

Show the entire act and these kids might think twice. I bet if they were back in Mexico this poor kid would know all about the effects of violence. They get it uncensored every night. I find it ironic the father is pissed at the news coverage. maybe if they showed the dude swing the kids would have understood it wasn't a game.


23 posted on 01/04/2007 8:14:03 AM PST by kinghorse (calls them like I sees them)
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To: eastforker

Moon Moon: Sergio! I thought you was hung?

Sergio: I am hung!


24 posted on 01/04/2007 8:14:20 AM PST by BigCinBigD
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To: Orange1998

Illegal Immigrant.


25 posted on 01/04/2007 8:16:12 AM PST by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: shibumi

No, newscasters assume that everyone follows a story from its beginning. It is evident this child had no idea who SH was or why he was being executed. He saw someone die but without an explanation except from an uncle whose only response was that SH was a bad man. Maybe he thought he was a bad kid for some reason.


26 posted on 01/04/2007 8:18:17 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: eastforker

How many kids have done this after watching a western?


27 posted on 01/04/2007 8:18:48 AM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: justshutupandtakeit

Illegal Immigrant.....And you base this on what information? And even if he was does it make it any less tragic?


28 posted on 01/04/2007 8:20:54 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: stuartcr

I have no idea, but watching a western portraying an outlaw being hanged for murder is alot different than watching a news blurb of the same.


29 posted on 01/04/2007 8:23:17 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: stuartcr

Or Pirates of the Carribean?


30 posted on 01/04/2007 8:23:26 AM PST by TrishaSC
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To: Orange1998
from the article

Gustavo said the family is trying to put together enough money to send Sergio's body to Guatemala for burial.

yet you think he's an innocent American? Actually I hope they put together enough money to send the whole family back.

31 posted on 01/04/2007 8:28:20 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government)
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To: eastforker

Young kids may see it differently than you.


32 posted on 01/04/2007 8:28:43 AM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: justshutupandtakeit
Illegal Immigrant.

I can't believe I'm agreeing with a jackboot licking statist like you, but there it is.

33 posted on 01/04/2007 8:29:20 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government)
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To: justshutupandtakeit

I did not see it written so I can only assume you made it up. Unless of course you have personal knowledge to confirm. But it does not really matter the status since every Freeper I know has never wanted the death penalty for illegal immigrants, NONE.


34 posted on 01/04/2007 8:31:39 AM PST by Orange1998
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To: from occupied ga

You might want to add my name to your home page since you sound like you are also a bigot. And I will say that on open forum and not freepmail.


35 posted on 01/04/2007 8:34:03 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: from occupied ga
I'm trying not to be naive here but a dead child deserves the benefit of the doubt. He may be American Citizen we just don't have the facts.
36 posted on 01/04/2007 8:35:27 AM PST by Orange1998
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To: Orange1998

every Freeper I know has never wanted the death penalty for illegal immigrants, NONE...............That has not always been the case, they are here.


37 posted on 01/04/2007 8:36:00 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: cripplecreek
I wonder how many went unreported by the media before Saddam's hanging?

BINGO!

38 posted on 01/04/2007 8:36:59 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: nhoward14

This is obviously a conspiracy of Bush, the Rethugs and 'Big Rope'.


39 posted on 01/04/2007 8:37:12 AM PST by Carl LaFong (Sugar from the Yucatan !)
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To: eastforker
You might want to add my name to your home page since you sound like you are also a bigot

No you're too insignificant.

40 posted on 01/04/2007 8:38:37 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government)
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To: eastforker
I think some people read the headlines and post without reading the article. Make that a lot of people here.

I realized that one day when somebody posted an article with a headline that very badly misrepresented the piece's actual content. It took fifteen or sixteen posts before somebody said something that wasn't absolute balderdash to anyone who had read it past the headline.

41 posted on 01/04/2007 8:39:39 AM PST by SpringheelJack
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To: eastforker

I forgot there is not pre qualifications to be a Freeper we just have to zot them in time.


42 posted on 01/04/2007 8:41:00 AM PST by Orange1998
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To: from occupied ga

And you believe that you are significant?LOL that made me laugh.


43 posted on 01/04/2007 8:41:32 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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To: Orange1998
I'm trying not to be naive here but a dead child deserves the benefit of the doubt

Why? It's the rest of the family I'm thinking of. If you're a citizen in a new country, then you bury your dead in the new country. If you're a transient or an illegal immigrant then it's back to the old country. This is a side issue anyway more on the lines of how widespread illegal immigration is.

44 posted on 01/04/2007 8:42:47 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government)
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To: eastforker

Just had to get the accusation in. Wouldn't want to be thought soft on Illegals. Returning body to Guatamala is a clue.


45 posted on 01/04/2007 8:42:58 AM PST by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: from occupied ga

And I can't believe a deranged anarchist claims agreement with me.


46 posted on 01/04/2007 8:44:14 AM PST by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: eastforker
And you believe that you are significant?LOL that made me laugh

I make no statement about myself, just about your obvious pismire status.

47 posted on 01/04/2007 8:44:15 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government)
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To: justshutupandtakeit
And I can't believe a deranged anarchist claims agreement with me.

LOL what a strange day.

48 posted on 01/04/2007 8:45:44 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government)
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To: from occupied ga

And a Happy New Year to All. Actually it is sad that a young kid hangs himself Illegal or not. If it was an accident that is sad if it was deliberate that is tragic.


49 posted on 01/04/2007 8:47:18 AM PST by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: justshutupandtakeit

Not always, ever heard of a family burial plot? A place where all family have been burried for many,many of years? Maybe they are here illegal, maybe not but that is not the story here.


50 posted on 01/04/2007 8:48:21 AM PST by eastforker (.308 SOCOM 16, hottest brand going.2350 FPS muzlim velocity)
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