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House Candidate Accused Of Choking Daughter Pleads Guilty ( Democrat )
TheDenverChannel ^ | July 8, 2008

Posted on 07/08/2008 3:52:35 PM PDT by george76

Chowdhury Got Angry When Garage Door Didn't Open Quickly.

A state legislative candidate from Jefferson County accused of slapping and choking his 16-year-old daughter pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree assault.

Vince Chowdhury, 48, got angry when his wife and daughter didn't open the garage door quickly enough when he honked his car horn in their driveway on June 17, according to an arrest affidavit. The document said Chowdhury, a Jefferson County school board member, sat in the driveway several minutes honking his horn.

His wife and daughter apologized for making him wait but he thought the apology insincere so he slapped his daughter's face and then began to choke her with both hands when she backed away, the girl said.

Chowdhury said after his courtroom appearance Tuesday morning. "I feel that I should have used better judgment. And the three minutes of anger ... I felt that I could have done a better job of handling the situation."

For the misdemeanor, he was given a one-year deferred sentence and ordered to take anger management and parenting classes.

"The intent was to discipline my child who I felt was being disrespectful to her father. I know now there's a better way of handling the situation, I should have done that," Chowdhury said. "And I want to move forward with this...

Chowdhury, a Democrat, is running for the House District 22 seat ...

When asked if he planned to resign from the school board or quit the race for the House seat, Chowdhury replied that he is taking it one step at a time and will address those issues at a later date.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: chowdhury; cultureofcorruption; democrat; democrats; democratscandals; election; elections; familyhonor; indian; muslim; pakistani; vincechowdhury
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I want to move forward with this...

/barf

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1 posted on 07/08/2008 3:52:35 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Democrat family values.


2 posted on 07/08/2008 3:55:29 PM PDT by SolidWood (Stop the Muslimarxist Obama.)
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To: george76
She would not pass the curry!


3 posted on 07/08/2008 3:56:56 PM PDT by montag813
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To: george76

The fix is in.


5 posted on 07/08/2008 3:57:13 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (John McCain, the Manchurian Candidate.)
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To: george76

What a scumbag.
No doubt the Democrat Party will seek to have him get the VP nod on Obamas ticket.


6 posted on 07/08/2008 3:57:37 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Got Freedom ? Thank a Veteran...... Want to keep Freedom? Don't vote Obama)
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To: george76
"The intent was to discipline my child who I felt was being disrespectful to her father. I know now there's a better way of handling the situation, I should have done that," Chowdhury said.

Oh, NOW I know that choking my daughter was wrong...It just didn't occur to me before.

7 posted on 07/08/2008 3:57:55 PM PDT by LongElegantLegs (We are all humans, and humans poo.)
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To: george76

Just have an ad with a voiceover reading the above article, over and over again on the TV and this guy is toast.


8 posted on 07/08/2008 3:58:43 PM PDT by montag813
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To: george76

So ... is he going to win the legislative seat?


9 posted on 07/08/2008 3:59:33 PM PDT by tvdog12345
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To: Morgana; jan in Colorado; beaversmom; moondoggie; MtnClimber; Morgan in Denver; colorado tanker; ...

sat in the driveway several minutes honking his horn.


10 posted on 07/08/2008 4:00:40 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM!!!!


11 posted on 07/08/2008 4:00:54 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham ("The land of the Free...Because of the Brave")
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To: SolidWood

Third worldism is alive and thriving in America


12 posted on 07/08/2008 4:01:47 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (IF YOU ARE NOT CONSERVATIVE BY 35 YOU HAVE NO BRAIN. W CHURCHILL)
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To: george76
...got angry when his wife and daughter didn't open the garage door quickly enough...

And when his wife didn't serve the nan piping hot he hit her in the head with a large bowl of sag paneer.

This guy should be running a convenience store in Springfield.

13 posted on 07/08/2008 4:02:21 PM PDT by KLFuchs (Congress and the president working together is much worse than having them fighting.)
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To: george76
...got angry when his wife and daughter didn't open the garage door quickly enough...

And when his wife didn't serve the nan piping hot he hit her in the head with a large bowl of sag paneer.

This guy should be running a convenience store in Springfield.

14 posted on 07/08/2008 4:02:24 PM PDT by KLFuchs (Congress and the president working together is much worse than having them fighting.)
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To: tvdog12345

I do not see why not. He has all the qualifications for a Democrat politician. If this had happened two years earlier he would have been a candidate for President.


15 posted on 07/08/2008 4:02:58 PM PDT by sport
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To: george76
This could be a case of Too-much-Simpsons.


16 posted on 07/08/2008 4:04:04 PM PDT by C210N (The television has mounted the most serious assault on Republicanism since Das Kapital.)
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To: george76
(Vince Chowdhury, 48
I know now there's a better way of handling the situation, I should have done that,” Chowdhury said. )

Vince, you are 48. You work with children in a school. If you did not know there was a better way before this then you must be a lousy father and a crappy school official....

17 posted on 07/08/2008 4:04:31 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Got Freedom ? Thank a Veteran...... Want to keep Freedom? Don't vote Obama)
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To: george76
I'm taking a self defense class right now. We're currently learning techniques to get out of choke holds.

In this class we have a young woman, 25 or so, about 5'-10", and maybe 115 lbs. She can probably bench press 1-2 bowling balls, and that's all.

We also have an FBI employee, about 50, male, 6'-4", and 260-275 lbs. NOT a guy you'd want to be the bad guy in a dark alley at night. But he's really one of the good guys.

In this class, this young woman can break out of any choke hold this guy puts on her, in less than 2 seconds, sometimes less than 1 second. Every. Single. Time.

So can a couple of other young women, that are dwarfed by this guy, and 3 or 4 others almost as big.

And when you execute the break technique correctly, about 1/4 of a second after you break the grip of the two hands around your neck, you have the opportunity to slam either elbow directly into the face of the perp. The eye, the throat, the temple, the cheekbone, etc. Amazing stuff.

Every woman should learn this stuff. Krav Maga. Check it out.

18 posted on 07/08/2008 4:05:12 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: george76

Notice it is near the end of the article before the ‘journalist’ admits Chowder is a RAT.

Had He been a Republican, “Republican” would have been the first word of the article.


19 posted on 07/08/2008 4:14:46 PM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: SolidWood

Am I blind or is there no mention of his party affiliation? If he was a Republican, it would be mentioned in the title of the article.


20 posted on 07/08/2008 4:16:42 PM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: george76
I have been a loving and caring husband and father for 21 years."

in between beatings?...wonder what the wife and daughter would say. Usually, by the time they dare turn them in, they have taken years of abuse...

21 posted on 07/08/2008 4:21:44 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (No trees were killed in sending this message but a large number of electrons were terrible agitated)
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To: willgolfforfood
........In this class, this young woman can break out of any choke hold this guy puts on her, in less than 2 seconds, sometimes less than 1 second. Every. Single. Time.

So can a couple of other young women, that are dwarfed by this guy, and 3 or 4 others almost as big.

And when you execute the break technique correctly, about 1/4 of a second after you break the grip of the two hands around your neck, you have the opportunity to slam either elbow directly into the face of the perp. The eye, the throat, the temple, the cheekbone, etc. Amazing stuff.

Every woman should learn this stuff. Krav Maga. Check it out...........

This can be PART of self defense but puhleeze don't spread this as a way of "protecting" a woman. A GUN is the main "equalizer".

The mindset for fighting is different. It's like the Olympic female judo participant that was strangled by her husband. I'm sure she had a mindset for defense and years of training. Same with the girl that was assaulted and killed by the 60'ish man while hiking last year... she was in great shape and had taken self defense according to her friends....but neither had weapons.

I've got 3 daughters, all can fight but all know how to handle a pistol, rifle and shotgun. Each will get a present from daddy when they are old enough to get a CCW permit.

22 posted on 07/08/2008 4:25:46 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (liberals suck....... but it depends on what your definition of the word "suck" is.,)
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To: george76

Next time, install an automatic opener, and save everybody grief.

Oh, that’s right; he has one had one for 16 years, as a spare for the one he married...or am I confusing her with the built in dishwasher?

Hot & cold running appliances; now if they were a son and a goat, instead of two lowly women, his life would be much more satisfying.


23 posted on 07/08/2008 4:27:22 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (The Great Obamanation of Desolation, attempting to sit in the Oval Office, where he ought not..)
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To: Dick Vomer
Weapons are great. I might own a couple myself. I taught my wife this technique when I got home, and she picked it up in two minutes. And thanked me for it. All the women (and men) in this class also got the hang of this in only a minute or two.

This class is about survival in the real world. We arent't doing or learning anything that Marqus of Queensbury has ever heard of.

A life or death situation comes out of you from nowhere, in the blink of an eye. Which is always how it happens, even if you're paying attention to your surroundings. Do you go home essentially unscathed? Or the bad guy? We're learning how to leave the scene with the bad guy laid out. Even if we don't have "a weapon" available.

I wouldn't trade what I'm learning in this class for anything.

24 posted on 07/08/2008 4:34:10 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: willgolfforfood

Girls should feel safe around their fathers.


25 posted on 07/08/2008 4:36:30 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: george76
"I feel that I should have used better judgment.

Duh.

Though others will probably have mentioned it, imagine if this had been a pubbie.

26 posted on 07/08/2008 4:40:19 PM PDT by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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To: george76

All this guy had to say was, “It was an honor killing!”

He’d get let off.


27 posted on 07/08/2008 4:44:50 PM PDT by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: george76

My guess is that it isn’t the first time—only the first time he got caught. I guess they’ll let him get away with murder the next time—after all, he is a RAT.


28 posted on 07/08/2008 4:44:59 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: willgolfforfood
This class is about survival in the real world.

Is this where two hands are placed around your neck? 'Cause one arm across the throat with the other holding it (from behind) would be much harder to break free from (works real good in wrestling).

29 posted on 07/08/2008 4:46:57 PM PDT by budwiesest (Barack is going to lose by 37 states. He'll only take 20.)
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We haven’t worked on attacks from behind yet. That’s a more advanced class that starts this fall. Every woman in the current class is already committed to participating in the next one. But yeah, we’ll eventually have an answer for that.


31 posted on 07/08/2008 4:50:25 PM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: peggybac

Chowdhury is Pakistani/Indian MUSLIM name.


32 posted on 07/08/2008 4:58:25 PM PDT by redstateconfidential (If you are the smartest person in the room,you are hanging out with the wrong people.)
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To: Morgana

Chowdhury is a Pakistani/Indian MUSLIM name.


33 posted on 07/08/2008 4:59:26 PM PDT by redstateconfidential (If you are the smartest person in the room,you are hanging out with the wrong people.)
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To: willgolfforfood
I asked because my brother had me in that grip and I was starting to black-out (no air) and I 'think' I used both hands between his arm and my neck (I really wanted to breath) and dug my fingers into his wrist and arm while pushing out.

There must be a lot of nerves there which allowed me to break out. We were just messing around but afterward I became convinced that younger brothers really want to kill you sometimes. When it was all over, he was amazed how much power I had gained all of the sudden. I said, "Look, stupid. I couldn't breath."

34 posted on 07/08/2008 5:03:15 PM PDT by budwiesest (Barack is going to lose by 37 states. He'll only take 20.)
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To: george76
Whatta jerk. Too cheap to buy an automatic opener with his own money and too lazy to open the door himself. Obviously, he expects other people to take care of him. He would fit right into the Democrat Caucus!
35 posted on 07/08/2008 5:04:42 PM PDT by colorado tanker (Number nine, number nine, number nine . . .)
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To: CindyDawg
"Girls should feel safe around their fathers."

Mine does. Granted, though, if I started strangling her, she'd probably break the hold, pop my eyes out like grapes and smash my larynx. ;-)


36 posted on 07/08/2008 5:13:38 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-'96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: willgolfforfood

Krav Maga is great. I was taking classes for about a year, before I lost my job. One of the best things you learn is how to keep a survival mindset, and how to focus in the midst of distractions. My instructor came up with some great scenarios, full of distractions, to help us develop the split-second thinking and reactions.

Oh, and there is definitely a great response to the attacks from behind.


37 posted on 07/08/2008 5:18:46 PM PDT by tarawa
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I read an article on FR a while back that gave statistics for women who were killed by a man who knew her. No matter what method the guy used to kill - gun, knife, etc - most of the women had been choked by the husband/boyfriend on a prior occasion. This guy should be in jail.


38 posted on 07/08/2008 5:19:54 PM PDT by anonsquared
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".....but I also want to add that I have been a loving and caring husband and father for 21 years."

This just doesn't ring true. I can not believe that any man goes from being loving & caring for 21 years to strangling his daughter. My guess is that he's been abusive over & over & over. The only difference is that this time he got caught. Just the fact that he got mad having to wait for them to open the door shows something weird was going on in that house. Couldn't open it himself??

39 posted on 07/08/2008 5:22:38 PM PDT by Shannon
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To: george76; devolve

Thanks for the ping. Guess he’s too cheap to buy an automatic garage door opener, or maybe he just likes to have his wife and daughter wait on him.

He should be in jail! His daughter won’t forget THIS, and perhaps many previous incidents.


40 posted on 07/08/2008 5:25:21 PM PDT by potlatch (MICHELLE OBAMA - The gift that just keeps on giving....!)
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To: CindyDawg

This Dad committed 1st degree assault on his minor child. I don’t know why he didn’t get jail time, like any other father would. If he did that to an adult, it would definitely be 1st degree assault also. Laws in this country are never applied fair or equitable.


41 posted on 07/08/2008 5:29:58 PM PDT by adopt4Christ (The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.)
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To: Dick Vomer

Will you adopt me?? =)


42 posted on 07/08/2008 5:33:33 PM PDT by ninergold3 (Don't like my attitude? Then get one of your own!)
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To: george76
On the bright side:

The girl told police that she bit one of her father's hands before her mother pulled him off her.

43 posted on 07/08/2008 5:36:46 PM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: adopt4Christ
I'll go one step farther. If he wasn't a politician but just a regular guy..he would be in jail. A person might be able to explain a slap...and I believe there are times when it is appropriate but never choking.
44 posted on 07/08/2008 5:43:18 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Shannon
Maybe they locked him out on purpose...disabled the garage door opener.
45 posted on 07/08/2008 5:44:58 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: CindyDawg

WOULD YOU LIKE A SLURPEE WITH THAT?


46 posted on 07/08/2008 5:52:49 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: willgolfforfood

I started Krav Maga last summer, and one of the first sections was breaking a choke-hold and the prone choke-hold.

I absolutely agree with you on it’s effectiveness, as well. (I’m only 4’10”) I’ve since stopped attending due to family issues but plan on returning again soon.

I’d further your statement by saying all kids *and* women should study it.

As far as a gun being the “great equalizer” yes, that may be true, but not all of us live, eat, sleep with our sidearms and I don’t expect a teenager to, especially.

Krav makes it possible to get out of these situations quickly and *incapacitate* an attacker so that you can get to a safe place. It isn’t a gun, but it’s a damn good way to disarm someone and flee, and anyone can do it.

She shoulda made that guy a falsetto, imo.


47 posted on 07/08/2008 5:53:27 PM PDT by Dominnae (This is my opinion, and worth every penny you paid for it.)
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To: george76

He for got the “we should all take a deep breath” part.


48 posted on 07/08/2008 6:01:35 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Wally_Kalbacken

???


49 posted on 07/08/2008 6:09:39 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: george76

Take away his hands.

Hands choke people. If we didn’t have such easy access to hands, they couldn’t choke people. They need to be locked up. He won’t be able to opne the lock and get them (he’s without hands) but that is just a logistical problem...


50 posted on 07/08/2008 6:10:08 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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