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Five Teens Accused of Beating Man to Death on a Dare in Philly Subway Attack
AP ^ | Thursday, June 12, 2008

Posted on 06/12/2008 3:55:22 PM PDT by Joiseydude

PHILADELPHIA — Five teenagers fatally beat a man on a subway platform after a friend dared them to hit someone, saying "next person we see we're going to hit," one of the defendants allegedly told police.

"We all didn't want to seem like no punk," Ameer Best, 17, told police in a written statement read at a preliminary hearing Wednesday for Best and four co-defendants.

Best and the other teens, Kinta Stanton, Arthur Alston, Rasheem Bell and Nashir Fisher, all 16, will be tried as adults on charges of third-degree murder and conspiracy for the March 26 beating, Municipal Court Judge James DeLeon ruled.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
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The teens remain in custody. They have been ordered to house arrest if they make bail, which is set at about $35,000 each. The teens cannot ride public transportation if they get out.

"They already killed somebody. What are we gonna do? Send them to finishing school so they can do it better next time, get away next time," said Steve Conroy.

1 posted on 06/12/2008 3:55:22 PM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: Joiseydude

35,000 dollars bail?


2 posted on 06/12/2008 3:56:48 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Obama and Osama, whats the difference?)
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To: Joiseydude
What's the race of the victim? Is this a hate crime?
3 posted on 06/12/2008 3:57:20 PM PDT by isrul (Help make every day, "Disrespect a muzzie day.")
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To: Joiseydude

$35k bail for people who attacked and killed someone on a dare.

At least they didn’t drive their own car to the scene. In this day and age, that would amount to special circumstances.

Lets hear it for public transportation.


4 posted on 06/12/2008 3:58:11 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Ooo what's that terrible smell? Oh, I stepped in a big pile of 'lesser of two evils'. Careful...)
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To: isrul

I think the victim was white. Therefore, since the perps are black, this is obviously NOT a hate crime. As we all know, white males cannot be victims of hate crimes/sarc.


5 posted on 06/12/2008 3:59:03 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: isrul
"What's the race of the victim?"


6 posted on 06/12/2008 3:59:14 PM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: isrul

The victim was white, therefore this does not qualify as a hate crime


7 posted on 06/12/2008 3:59:57 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -- George Orwell)
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To: Joiseydude

More of those wild Amish youths, it seems...


8 posted on 06/12/2008 4:00:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (McCain could never convince me to vote for him. Only the Marxist Obama can!)
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To: isrul

At the link is a photo of the White coffee shop manager, who was killed. The Black kid didn’t want to be seen as a punk for not killing him.


9 posted on 06/12/2008 4:00:35 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Ooo what's that terrible smell? Oh, I stepped in a big pile of 'lesser of two evils'. Careful...)
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To: Joiseydude

“We all didn’t want to seem like no punk,” Ameer Best, 17, told police in a written statement read at a preliminary hearing”

I’ve got news for ya Ameer, you and the rest of your thug buddies are nothing but punks.


10 posted on 06/12/2008 4:01:20 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: Joiseydude

“Sean Patrick Conroy, a 36-year-old coffee shop manager, received four or five hard blows, Assistant Medical Examiner Bennett Preston testified. The resulting stress led to a fatal asthma attack.”

What a horrible fate. Prayers for the friends and families of the victim.


11 posted on 06/12/2008 4:02:17 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: DoughtyOne

“We all didn’t want to seem like no punk,” Ameer Best, 17, told police in a written statement read at a preliminary hearing Wednesday for Best and four co-defendants.


Are these people uncivilized savages? I hate to ask, if they had parents at home, if they were ever taught any values, and what kind of moral compass they have? What kind of moral compass does somebody have if they will go out and kill someone on a dare? If someone is dared to do something like that and they don’t feel revulsion, I don’t know what to say. Death penalty for people under 18 was ruled unconstitutional.


12 posted on 06/12/2008 4:02:37 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Joiseydude

“The teens cannot ride public transportation if they get out.”

And I am certain that they will fully comply. Hey, wait a second, if they can’t take the bus, how will they get to the polls to vote for Obama? Dat be discrimination, baby!/s


13 posted on 06/12/2008 4:02:39 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: bereanway
I’ve got news for ya Ameer, you and the rest of your thug buddies are nothing but punks.

Who deserve to be killed like the rabid animals they are.
14 posted on 06/12/2008 4:02:54 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg ("Shut the hell up, New York Times, you sanctimonious whining jerks!" - Craig Ferguson)
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To: isrul
What's the race of the victim? Is this a hate crime?
...Well, since they didn't "state" any of that info....the "spiking" of that info, speaks volumes, as to the circumstances....
15 posted on 06/12/2008 4:02:54 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass ("if your not attacking, your losing ground / arguments...don't ever sit still")
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To: DoughtyOne
"Lets hear it for public transportation."

Lets also hear it for the death penalty.

16 posted on 06/12/2008 4:03:13 PM PDT by Czar ( StillFedUptotheTeeth@Washington)
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To: Joiseydude
I guess it's too much to expect white fury in response to racial brutalization by these “youths”. I suppose it would be improper to refer to them as subhuman or animals. Even though it would be true.
17 posted on 06/12/2008 4:03:45 PM PDT by isrul (Help make every day, "Disrespect a muzzie day.")
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To: Joiseydude
"We all didn't want to seem like no punk,"

I guarantee that these creatures had no fathers at home.

18 posted on 06/12/2008 4:06:00 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Expel the priest and you don't inaugurate the age of reason, you get the witch doctor--Paul Johnson)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I’m with you Dilbert. Here come the socioeconomic reasons why this took place. Brace yourself.


19 posted on 06/12/2008 4:06:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Ooo what's that terrible smell? Oh, I stepped in a big pile of 'lesser of two evils'. Careful...)
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To: bereanway
I’ve got news for ya Ameer, you and the rest of your thug buddies are nothing but punks.

These pieces of c**p give punks a bad name.

20 posted on 06/12/2008 4:07:10 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Poor people been voting for Democrats for the last 50 years, and they still poor. --Charles Barkley)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ameer, Kinta, Rasheem, Nashir.

Yep, the Amish out wilding again, and probably with buttons undone.

21 posted on 06/12/2008 4:07:27 PM PDT by Dumpster Baby (Real men drink mercury)
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To: Czar

I’m with you on that. You kill a person at seventeen, and you’re done. That’s the way I see it. I honestly don’t know what age I would cut it off at, but it would be shockingly low. I’d give the perps 12 to 24 months to exhaust their defense, then light them up. This twenty to thirty year B.S. is inexcusable in a supposedly intelligent nation.


22 posted on 06/12/2008 4:08:50 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Ooo what's that terrible smell? Oh, I stepped in a big pile of 'lesser of two evils'. Careful...)
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To: DoughtyOne
"Here come the socioeconomic reasons why this took place. Brace yourself."

But of course, what reason other than that they were oppressed by "whitey"?

23 posted on 06/12/2008 4:09:09 PM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: Joiseydude
Ameer Best, 17, told police in a written statement read at a preliminary hearing Wednesday for Best and four co-defendants. Best and the other teens, Kinta Stanton, Arthur Alston, Rasheem Bell and Nashir Fisher, all 16, will be tried as adults on charges of third-degree murder and conspiracy for the March 26 beating, Municipal Court Judge James DeLeon ruled. (Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...

Ameer.....Kinta.....Rasheem....Nashir......hmmmmmmwhat do these name have in common???

24 posted on 06/12/2008 4:09:51 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Joiseydude

I once shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die.


25 posted on 06/12/2008 4:10:18 PM PDT by MarkeyD (McCain ain't nuttin' but a hound dog.)
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To: Joiseydude

LOL, have you been listening to Michelle again?

What a sad day in the U.S.A.


26 posted on 06/12/2008 4:10:30 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Ooo what's that terrible smell? Oh, I stepped in a big pile of 'lesser of two evils'. Careful...)
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To: Joiseydude

Is this a new account of the apparently bottomless barbarism of philly?


27 posted on 06/12/2008 4:12:37 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Obama's a front man. Who's behind him?)
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To: Joiseydude

I made up my mind never to ride in anything that has the word “SEPTA” stenciled on it.


28 posted on 06/12/2008 4:16:01 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Obama's a front man. Who's behind him?)
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To: MarkeyD
I once shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die.

Went to Folsom for it, though, didn't ya.

29 posted on 06/12/2008 4:16:24 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Man, that's stupid ... even by congressional standards.)
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To: MarkeyD

But then, you know you had it coming, and you know you can’t be free.


30 posted on 06/12/2008 4:17:19 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Joiseydude

“We all didn’t want to seem like no punk,” Ameer Best, 17, told police
___________________________________________

Dont worry you dont...

Just five losers..

Oh, am I dissing you ???

Well, let me diss you some more...

Yos no cool bro..


31 posted on 06/12/2008 4:17:35 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Joiseydude
Wait, nothing about all of them being honor students, just struggling to support their chlllrins? Kept down by instatoosh-inal racism, they were left with no choice!

Now they have street cred. When does the album come out?

32 posted on 06/12/2008 4:27:30 PM PDT by M203M4 (True Universal Suffrage: Pets of dead illegal-immigrant felons voting Democrat (twice))
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To: denydenydeny
I guarantee that these creatures had no fathers at home.

Nope. But I'll bet they have a mama like Michelle O.

33 posted on 06/12/2008 4:27:55 PM PDT by PalmettoMason (Conservative "Long haired, maggot infested" dittoes!)
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To: Joiseydude
Where's this guy when we need him?
34 posted on 06/12/2008 4:27:58 PM PDT by Harley (Life is Tough, But It's a Lot Tougher When You're Stupid.)
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To: Tennessee Nana
“We all didn’t want to seem like no punk,” Ameer Best, 17, told police

That's exactly what you're going to become when you get to prison. Word of advice, don't drop the soap.
35 posted on 06/12/2008 4:29:25 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: bereanway
“We all didn’t want to seem like no punk,” Ameer Best, 17, told police in a written statement read at a preliminary hearing”

Ameer is going to make someone a fine young prison bride.

36 posted on 06/12/2008 4:29:53 PM PDT by E. Cartman (Just say "No" to mug-whores.)
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To: Joiseydude

I read the post and no further.....and I know the race of the perps.

Gee golly..........I wonder why.............


37 posted on 06/12/2008 4:31:47 PM PDT by RightOnline
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To: Harley
Yep, I remember where the police finally caught up to Bernie, New Hampshire, who's state motto is fitting,

Live free or die

38 posted on 06/12/2008 4:32:24 PM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: Joiseydude
they will ALL be punked when they get to prison...
39 posted on 06/12/2008 4:35:43 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist ©® - CTHULHU/SHOGGOTH '08 = Nothing LESS!!!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Are these people uncivilized savages?

Yes. Where have you been over the last forty years. Our nation has been descending into barbarism since the Warren Court. From the article I gleaned that they did not intend to kill the man rather, translating the Ebonics, each in the group took a dare to hit the next person they saw. No one in the group wanted to be identified by the others as a coward, afraid to hit the person, so they all hit the poor man bringing on a fatal asthma attack. Please note the total lack of thought regarding the immoral nature of their actions, the cowardice inherent in their actions by attacking an innocent individual with their gang, their total incomprehension of the evil they have done. Are they uncivilized savages? Yes. And this country is full of them.

40 posted on 06/12/2008 4:36:15 PM PDT by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: Owl_Eagle; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ...

ping


41 posted on 06/12/2008 4:38:11 PM PDT by Tribune7 (How is inflicting pain and death on an innocent, helpless human being for profit, moral?)
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To: Joiseydude

Where is Paul Kersey when he is needed most?


42 posted on 06/12/2008 4:43:54 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: Chode

Fresh Fish!


44 posted on 06/12/2008 4:50:11 PM PDT by jaz.357 (the best in a war, very dangerous otherwise.)
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To: Bobkk47
Therefore, since the perps are black, this is obviously NOT a hate crime

i was wondering how you know they are black... i was trying to find out and i must have missed that part... their speech led me to believe they were white... i don't know why, it just did... i guess it just didn't sound like black street lingo... maybe it's differentn in PA... thanks...

45 posted on 06/12/2008 4:52:16 PM PDT by latina4dubya
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To: Joiseydude

Philadelphia where responsible, honest citizens are not allowed to carry guns to defend themselves against wanton assault by pieces of s..t like Ameer and Rasheed, and their fellow pieces of s..t.


46 posted on 06/12/2008 4:54:35 PM PDT by Postman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rogue Swedes...


47 posted on 06/12/2008 4:54:35 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free
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To: Joiseydude

Do I hear the sounds of al sharpton and jesse jackson approaching to bail out these poor misguided, underprivileged and parentless children?/s


48 posted on 06/12/2008 4:55:46 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Joiseydude

What’s the big deal, they just killed a honkey? /Sarc.


49 posted on 06/12/2008 4:57:40 PM PDT by Clint Lippo
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What’s the big deal, they just killed a honkey? /Sarc.


50 posted on 06/12/2008 4:57:47 PM PDT by Clint Lippo
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