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To: Marie

If you need a sign to tell you NOT to use a phone during court, you DESERVE to be in jail.

I really hate text-messaging morons who think it is their god-given right to text anywhere-movie theatre, driving a car, during court, etc...

I call these people phonetards!


6 posted on 04/29/2009 2:08:59 AM PDT by packrat35 (You could make a fortune as a politician if you have the moral standards of a convicted pedophile)
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To: packrat35
I really hate text-messaging morons who think it is their god-given right to text anywhere-movie theatre, driving a car, during court, etc...

It's your God (note capitalization) given right to swing your arm until you hit someone else's nose.

If you think that being thrown in jail - for a month, no less - for silently manipulating a small piece of electronics is acceptable, then something is seriously wrong with you.

8 posted on 04/29/2009 2:28:00 AM PDT by Yossarian (Everyday, somewhere on the globe, somebody is pushing the frontier of stupidity...)
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To: packrat35; Yossarian
“I really hate text-messaging morons who think it is their god-given right to text anywhere-movie theatre, driving a car, during court, etc...

I call these people phonetards!”


What upsets you about silent messaging? I can see if they are distracted while driving a car, but in a movie theater? It is not as if they are talking.

9 posted on 04/29/2009 2:31:59 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: packrat35

“phonetards”

LOL—I’m with you!


10 posted on 04/29/2009 2:38:47 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: packrat35
Whoa, wait a minute! This woman is a mother with 4 small children at home. This crime certainly does not necessitate this punishment, this abuse of judicial power. A monetary fine would be appropriate here as such, maybe $15?
32 posted on 04/29/2009 4:33:26 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: packrat35
If you need a sign to tell you NOT to use a phone during court, you DESERVE to be in jail.

Everybody deserves to see a big sign.

51 posted on 04/29/2009 5:59:27 AM PDT by Tax Government
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To: packrat35
If you need a sign to tell you NOT to use a phone during court, you DESERVE to be in jail.

I really hate text-messaging morons who think it is their god-given right to text anywhere-movie theatre, driving a car, during court, etc...


Well, put me in jail and hate me, 'rat. I've never been in court, and probably never will be, and would have had no idea that one may not send text messages from there. May one pull out a tablet and take notes, or doodle? And if one may do so, may one then also use an electronic tablet or other digital device to take notes, or doodle? And if one may use a paper tablet, or an electronic tablet or other digital device to take notes, or doodle, he still may not send a message from the electronic device, if it is equipped with such a capability? Strange.
56 posted on 04/29/2009 6:29:37 AM PDT by flowerplough (The Obama Doctrine: Europe Good, America Bad.)
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To: packrat35
Key paragraph from the article:
She was summoned to court where Henriod ordered her immediately to jail for 30 days, responding to a request for bail with the condition that it would be allowed only if her husband paid a $70,000 judgment stemming from the civil dispute, Jackson reported.
It had nothing to do with disturbing court proceedings. The judge was looking for an excuse, ANY excuse, to extort her husband into paying money. The judge should go to jail.
62 posted on 04/29/2009 7:30:23 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money -- Thatcher)
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