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Where Have Our Cojones Gone?
Patriot Post ^ | December 7, 2011 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 12/10/2011 8:23:52 AM PST by QT3.14

Last week in Boston, a seven-year-old boy named Mark got into a fight with a bully. The bully put his hands around the boy's throat and began to squeeze. That's when Mark fought back; he kicked his aggressor right in the family jewels. In a normal society, we'd celebrate Mark. Throw him a ticker tape parade or something. Bullies need a sharp kick to the testicles. That's how you convince them that bullying is wrong.

But in Boston, Mark was charged with sexual assault.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: benshapiro; boston; publicschools; selfdefense; shapiro

1 posted on 12/10/2011 8:23:55 AM PST by QT3.14
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To: QT3.14

In Hillary’s lockbox.


2 posted on 12/10/2011 8:28:20 AM PST by kabar
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To: QT3.14
Simple solution: The bully gets off and you're punished. Wait a year then beat his brain in with a 2X4 and tell the cops Andy Stern of the SEIU told you to do it. Automatic pass and bully is dead.
3 posted on 12/10/2011 8:29:40 AM PST by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: QT3.14

Soooo, Lemme get this straight.

If any woman, who is being raped, kicks her attacker in the jewels, then she WILL be charged with a sexual assault?

Is that how it works for you idiot liberals?


4 posted on 12/10/2011 8:35:13 AM PST by HighWheeler
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To: MasterGunner01
From the links comment section:

Our youngest son is 12 years old and a green belt in Shotokan Karate. A year ago, the last bully that picked on him got his 2 front teeth knocked out. The school principle wanted to suspend him for 3 days for violence. I threatened to sue them for failure to provide adequate supervision, and they quickly changed their tune. The vice principle told me that he ought to give my son a good paddling. Our response was; "Go ahead and try, and you'll get your 2 front teeth knocked out also". We haven't heard a peep from them since and by the way, our son hasn't been picked on since then either. The best way to deal with a bully or liberal school administrators is to return the pain double.

5 posted on 12/10/2011 8:35:40 AM PST by QT3.14 (Life is not a dress rehearsal - it is Showtime!!)
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To: MasterGunner01

Doing right is rarely, if ever rewarded by today’s society. This is why you have to do it anyways.


6 posted on 12/10/2011 8:35:40 AM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: QT3.14

Crazy.

This story wasn’t stupid enough when it charged this kid for defencing himself it got totally retarded when they charged the victim a, 7 year old with a sexual assault.

Some stories just make you want to take the idiots who do things like this and just shake them until their eyes rattle. I know: No shaking.


7 posted on 12/10/2011 8:36:42 AM PST by Venturer
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To: QT3.14

The beauty of a zero-tolerance policy is it keeps you from having to think about things.


8 posted on 12/10/2011 8:40:39 AM PST by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: QT3.14

was the bully charged with assault?
the parents should sue. there was no sexual assault in this case. it was self defense. SUE!


9 posted on 12/10/2011 8:40:58 AM PST by snowstorm12
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To: QT3.14

These major liberal town attract those who are to lazy to work and wish to live on welfare. They are succumbing to an evil that God can only deal with.Without the high taxes and government like Obama wants they cannot survive. It is time for hard working honest Americans to face the facts and take our communities back from these thugs.Liberal judges bring this about also. A few weeks ago 5 black thugs beat one white kid almost to death. They ended up with probation. Time to stand up and be counted if you wish to survive liberalism in America.


10 posted on 12/10/2011 8:42:09 AM PST by E.K. Crossbow
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To: QT3.14

A good example for any young person in case of attacks by schoolyard bullying. What, by the way, is the kind of karate you mentioned? I have two grandsons and would like to have them able to protect themselves especially in this day and age. Thanks in advance, R


11 posted on 12/10/2011 8:43:10 AM PST by Rockiette (Democrats are not intelligent)
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To: All

This line of thinking as I recall is similar in the UK. Defend yourself from a burglar and the homeowner is the bad guy. Amazing!


12 posted on 12/10/2011 8:44:34 AM PST by QT3.14 (Life is not a dress rehearsal - it is Showtime!!)
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To: QT3.14
Lawyers have legislated them away.

Greedy lawyers....the plague upon a once free and sane America.

13 posted on 12/10/2011 8:45:54 AM PST by PALIN SMITH (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: QT3.14

If they want to charge Mark with sexual assault, then the parents should demand that the bully be charged with attempted murder.


14 posted on 12/10/2011 8:46:58 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: QT3.14

Where have our cajones gone? You tell me...

15 posted on 12/10/2011 8:48:09 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: QT3.14

Bravo for you and your son. I’m fifty-five. My Dad taught me and my four brothers to box and to stand up for ourselves. I studied Goshin Do karate years ago. I’ll never forget when my oldest brother was picked on by three kids in the schoolyard. He bit one of them. The kids father was a doctor. This doctor called my dad up complaining about how awful it was what brother had done and how the bite could have become infected. My dad calmly offered the good doctor a chance to get together and discuss the matter ‘’like men’’. The doctor declined and the word went out to not pick on my brother. I remember some wisdom one of my old Catholic school nuns once imparted to me, certainly applies to bullies, Sister Mary Immaculata said, “Young man, never discount the spiritually transforming experience of pain’’.(You’d have to understand yours truly wasn’t always the ,uh, most attentive of students in class, hence sisters words.)


16 posted on 12/10/2011 8:49:44 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: QT3.14

Young Mark desrerves an “attaboy” for standing up for himself. Instead, he will be singled out and neutered by the hand wringing femi-nazi types. Word of advice for young Mark: ditch that sh!thole of a state as soon as you can and go somewhere you are allowed to stand up for yourself, you know, like our Founding Fathers intended.


17 posted on 12/10/2011 8:49:55 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Rockiette
I have two grandsons and would like to have them able to protect themselves especially in this day and age.

I have three grandsons, and I'd like them to be able to beat up the principal.

18 posted on 12/10/2011 8:52:20 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: QT3.14
But in Boston, Mark was charged with sexual assault.

If he had ATTACKED the other boy by kicking him in the groin, THAT would have been sexual assault. But defending yourself against an attacker is NOT sexual assault. What is it with liberals that they can't tell the difference?

19 posted on 12/10/2011 8:53:40 AM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (Compassionate Conservatism? Promoting self reliance is compassionate. Promoting dependency is not.)
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To: chris37

A “throw-down” at my school the other day... “Nerd-boy” had enough of the tauntings from a kid with apparent “little-boy’s disease”. Retaliated. Other kids then jumped in and “beat the brat to a pulp”. All involved have consequences, but I think the situation was handled fairly by admin. Guess we’ll see if there are any repercussions.


20 posted on 12/10/2011 8:54:38 AM PST by lyby
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To: QT3.14

The Left wants to be the bully, and more and more each day they are.

Ask yourself this question: What if the charges were placed by the cops instead of a school? Should something so idiotic, unconstitutional and immoral be in any way manner shape or form countenanced by a citizen? If you respond to such charges in the context of the criminal justice system YOU are as idiotic as the left, and you are powerless. You WILL NOT PREVAIL AGAINST “IDIOTIC” CHARGES LEVELED FOR THE PURPOSE OF BEATING YOU DOWN, WITH A LOGICAL, REASONED ARGUMENT. Would you give up your freedom to make a point? That is where all of this stupidity is going.


21 posted on 12/10/2011 9:03:53 AM PST by TalBlack ( Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

My first incident with bullying when I was young changed me, for sure. My dad went and bought some boxing gloves and calmly asked me if I wanted my a$$-whooping from him or them. I learned to fight back and it stopped. OK, eventually growing up to be 6’4” and 235 didn’t hurt either but you get my point.

As for beating up the principal my dad told me to break his arm once. My dad wasn’t a violent man at all but the prinicpal told me to do something my dad wasn’t too happy with. He called his friend the school board president and then handed me a very large crescent wrench. Told me if the principal touched his truck that I was to drive to school today to break the principal’s arm with the wrench. Principal followed me to the truck and started to lean in the window. I warned him not to, and told him what my dad said to do. End of problem.

I was a three-sport star, an Illinois State Scholar, and not a troublemaker at all. Sometimes you just have to stand up for yourself.


22 posted on 12/10/2011 9:08:23 AM PST by RonInNaples
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To: QT3.14

They both fight dirty! When I was a boy, fights lasted until one kid cried or was pinned to the ground. This “bully” sounds psycho.


23 posted on 12/10/2011 9:11:31 AM PST by Forgotten Amendments (Ding! Frog's done!)
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To: lyby; All

The high school son of a friend in Washington, DC beat the stuffing out of a guy who had raped a female friend of the son when she drank too much at a party. The police came and broke up the fight. After explaining what had happened the policeman took the son aside and whispered, next time follow the SOB off the school grounds before you beat him up. Amazing in DC, cops with good sense.


24 posted on 12/10/2011 9:11:59 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: QT3.14

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP8SAEsPz3A


25 posted on 12/10/2011 9:12:37 AM PST by bigbob
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To: QT3.14
It appears that school bullies eventually become good teacher's union members and gravitate to school principals’ and vice principals’ jobs. [That way they can continue to be bullies.]

Your standing tall against them was probably the first time in their worthless lives that anyone refused to be cowed and surrender to their bullying. You stood up to them and forced them to backoff. These scumbags deserve all the humiliation they can get served to them. You did well. Congratulations to your 12 year old.

26 posted on 12/10/2011 9:16:46 AM PST by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: QT3.14
A lecture on macho from Blood 'n Guts Benji Shapiro! Is this from The Onion? Ben Shapiro????
27 posted on 12/10/2011 9:19:11 AM PST by Forgotten Amendments (Ding! Frog's done!)
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To: RonInNaples
Great story, but I'm not impressed. It's hard enough for kids to get an education nowadays without having the additional impediment of disrespect for the people who teach them, especially when that disrespect is fostered by their own parents. If your principal was doing something that would have required a violent response, that ought to have been a matter for the police.

My wife and I handled all the complaints between ourselves or our kids and the school administration, and we never felt compelled to resort to physical violence against anyone while doing it. The kids were taught to give unconditional respect to the people who taught them. If they had a problem they would bring it to us and let us take care of the contention.

28 posted on 12/10/2011 9:27:04 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: kabar
Oh, where to begin? Dukakis pushed through a "duty-to-flee" from home invaders way back, rather than defending ones self.

My guess is that it's the mostly Dem legislature that is so corrupt, they are worried that they would be on the receiving end of righteous indignation when committing their inexhaustible multitude of overt crimes against civilization in general, and persons in particular.

Perhaps they're kowtowing to the NAMBLA lobby? Can't have boys defending themselves against males...

They didn't seem to be too upset at the death of one Jeffrey Curly.

29 posted on 12/10/2011 9:28:55 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: QT3.14

Good for you and your son - it’s the only way to deal with them. They want our guns and our right to defend against bullies to be squashed because they relish a “tame” population that can be smacked down at will and without worry of retribution. All cowards are like that.


30 posted on 12/10/2011 9:29:39 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: jmacusa

Getting into fights was a normal part of growing up. I’m 51 and I had my fair share of scrapes as a kid, but you just kept going on. No one coddled you if you got hit or beat up.


31 posted on 12/10/2011 9:34:07 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: grumpygresh

“No one coddled you if you got hit or beat up’’< And certainly no one respected you either.


32 posted on 12/10/2011 9:39:49 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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I was tiny. I got picked on by the biggest bully at the school. This kid was just plain mean.

I had caught him stealing mail out of mailboxes, and someone reported him to the principal. That somebody wasn’t me, but he knew that I knew he was stealing mail. So he got his friends together to watch him jump me. They were all watching the fight.

I remember one of their words, many years later.

“He grabbed you, picked you up to spin you around.”

“Then later he was bent over on the ground and you walked away without a scratch”.

After that nobody messed with me.


33 posted on 12/10/2011 9:55:30 AM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: QT3.14

“Our youngest son is 12 years old and a green belt in Shotokan Karate. A year ago, the last bully that picked on him got his 2 front teeth knocked out. The school principle wanted to suspend him for 3 days for violence. I threatened to sue them for failure to provide adequate supervision, and they quickly changed their tune. The vice principle told me that he ought to give my son a good paddling. Our response was; “Go ahead and try, and you’ll get your 2 front teeth knocked out also”. We haven’t heard a peep from them since and by the way, our son hasn’t been picked on since then either. The best way to deal with a bully or liberal school administrators is to return the pain double.”

Outstanding! I nominate that kid’s dad for Father of the Year. The world has become much more violent since I was 12 and dinosaurs ruled the world. I hope he is also teaching his son to become an expert marksman with rifle, pistol and shotgun.


34 posted on 12/10/2011 10:44:53 AM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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More Leftwing BS.


35 posted on 12/10/2011 10:49:07 AM PST by Gene Eric (Save a pretzel for the gas jets.)
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To: BenKenobi

As I said my dad taught us to box and pretty much do what ever we needed to do to defend ourselves and my two sisters.He also told us “Don’t get mad, get even’’. I was a small kid too. I had one dude who used to like to beat me up. Outside school one day I snuck up behind him with a bat. I said “Hey stupid’’. He turned around and I clocked him in the head. He went down and stayed there for a few seconds. I thought I’d killed him. So I ran. No one saw this happen lucky for me but that kid never bothered me again.


36 posted on 12/10/2011 10:53:45 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

Well, I didn’t take a bat, and technically he broke his own chain. But the way the spectators saw it was him picking me up, bending over, and me walking away.

Of course it helps being Irish. “Where all the wars are merrie,” etc.


37 posted on 12/10/2011 10:56:01 AM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: BenKenobi

The Irish have a saying(among many) “The longer you the sooner you die’’. I’m glad this kid didn’t get the best of you but I don’t quite follow you. What do you mean by ‘’him bending over, and me walking away’’. You knocked him down?


38 posted on 12/10/2011 11:50:17 AM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: jmacusa

He grabbed me to swing me around. I grabbed his chain. He started swinging, and the force of the swing broke his chain. He stopped as soon as he felt the bits of chain falling down his shirt on the ground.

He stopped swinging, let go of me and bent down from the ground.

The onlookers were behind the assailant, all they could see is him grab me and then bend over, and I walked away.


39 posted on 12/10/2011 12:29:38 PM PST by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman! 10 percent is enough for God; 9 percent is enough for government)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Principal was really an a$$ and my dad only followed what the school board president suggested. Principal was fired at year’s end. Would have been a bad idea to call the cops because the ‘cops’ in our town was my uncle and it was best not to get him involved. He was looking for just about any reason to nab the principal for anything. The guy had a somewhat violent history with some students but back in the 60’s-70’s that really wasn’t that unusual in a small town.

At the time the incident freaked me out because I’d never had any problems with the guy. Guess since I was a senior and would be no more benefit to any sports team there was no reason to be nice to me.


40 posted on 12/10/2011 12:45:11 PM PST by RonInNaples
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To: QT3.14

FRiends, as a lifelong resident of Massachusetts you have no idea how much I worry about ever having to use my night-stand sidearm in the way God intended.

Should I pop some intruder inside my house, there is absolutely no question that I would face the full legal workup. I could be covered with defensive wounds, or even fighting for my life in the intensive care unit, and still they’d prosecute me every crime they could dream up. Assault with a deadly weapon would only be the start.

Self-defense? Castle Doctrine? Never heard of either in Massachusetts. And I’m one of the lucky few to hold a License to Carry, which allows me to own and even purchase (if it’s on the Secretary of State’s “approved” list) handguns.

You have no idea.


41 posted on 12/10/2011 2:20:04 PM PST by DNME (A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it. It keeps him upright. - Robert Heinlein)
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To: jmacusa

****...


42 posted on 12/10/2011 2:30:56 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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