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Parents of 'bored' teens who 'shot Australian baseball star' weep in court...
Daily Mail ^ | Aug 21, 2013 | Meghan Keneally

Posted on 08/21/2013 11:35:21 PM PDT by kevcol

The parents of the slain Australian baseball player are not the only ones hurting today as the relatives of the accused teen shooters have also spoken out about their sons, clinging onto the belief that they are not murderers.
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When News.au asked if Ms Luna had a message for the victim’s family, she said: ‘I feel sorry for them, my heart goes out to them, it really does, but that's my baby too. My boy was a baby too.’

‘If I could do something about it, I would.’
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Mr Edwards is holding onto his belief that his son was not involved.

‘I don't think (he was involved)...Because he's not the type of person. He likes to wrestle. He's into sports,’ Mr Edwards said according to Australia’s News9.

‘I’m hurting the same way (as Lane’s parents). I don’t cry on the outside but I am crying on the inside right now,’ Mr Edwards said.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: blackcrime; blackrage; chrislane; gangs; holder; holderspeople
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James Edwards Sr, the father of the youngest suspect, said that his 15-year-old son had hopes of becoming an Olympic wrestler. Edwards Sr. said that he knew of his son’s whereabouts ’95 per cent’ of the time and they stayed in touch by calling or texting throughout the day.

These "parents" deserve to be punished as well. Parasites all.
1 posted on 08/21/2013 11:35:21 PM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

Here’s to many years of these three being some convict’s “bitch”.


2 posted on 08/21/2013 11:37:33 PM PDT by drew
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To: kevcol

Where is the 3rd parent?


3 posted on 08/21/2013 11:38:50 PM PDT by funfan
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To: kevcol
The 16-year-old's mother said her son should be punished if guilty, but not for the rest of his life.


sister of gunman blubbers at courthouse (not for the victim of course)
4 posted on 08/21/2013 11:40:22 PM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

caption: “I can’t believe my son did that, no more extra welfare. BOOOHOOOOOOOoooooooooo SOB SOB SOB CRY CRY CRY GASP

parents should be charged as accessories.


5 posted on 08/21/2013 11:43:12 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: kevcol

Sins of the fathers visited upon the sons.


6 posted on 08/21/2013 11:44:54 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: kevcol

Where is Sharpton on this?

harmless teens like Trayvon right.


7 posted on 08/21/2013 11:47:06 PM PDT by GregH
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To: kevcol

The “good” son inflicted a permanent punishment on an innocent victim. Why shouldn’t he pay a permanent price in return?


8 posted on 08/21/2013 11:47:57 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: kevcol

Black “culture” in action. Disrespect for law. Disrespect for education. Disrespect for community. Disrespect for family. Disrespect for work. Disrespect for self. Disrespect for the lives of others.


9 posted on 08/21/2013 11:50:24 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: kevcol

Grabbing their Anthony Weiners - such a mature pose


10 posted on 08/21/2013 11:50:44 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Yaelle

“Wah. That’ll mean less way-fare payments”


11 posted on 08/21/2013 11:52:59 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: kevcol

I take it she’s not the 1 in 6 americans struggling with hunger.


12 posted on 08/21/2013 11:53:55 PM PDT by willywill
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To: kevcol
Here's one of them about to break into a house



13 posted on 08/21/2013 11:55:48 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Pretty much sounds like the DNC platform =)


14 posted on 08/22/2013 12:02:46 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: kevcol
Yea sure he was gonna be a college wrestler. Just like Trayvon who couldn't get his ass to school half the time was gonna be an astronaut.
15 posted on 08/22/2013 12:04:40 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: kevcol

Yep they sure look like BABIES. “Not my Baby”. I believe even the mother of the Boston Bomber said the same thing.

So when do babies start giving out gang hand signs, holding guys, and wear baggy pants?

I clearly remember Babies cooing, using diapers and need changing, bottle feed. These dude are way past that. Sheesh


16 posted on 08/22/2013 12:07:17 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Beowulf9
Sins of the fathers sperm donors visited upon the sons.
17 posted on 08/22/2013 12:08:01 AM PDT by FredZarguna (They Old School. We New School. We don't read cursive in New School. My Generation. We retahded, sir)
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To: FreedomStar3028
parents should be charged as accessories.

It is bloody hard to raise a good kid in a sick culture, and there is always the chance that they aren't where they said they would be, doing what they said they would be doing.

If yours never stray from that, you are truly blessed.

If they do and you catch them before some sick crap goes down, count yourself lucky.

At some point, though, they make their own decisions, and any parent who is a decent person will be unhappy about the bad choices their children make.

Should they be put up on charges? Really?

ONLY if they actively contributed to their child's delinquency--and I'd bet that that is a minority.

18 posted on 08/22/2013 12:08:41 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: funfan

Michael Jones, who faces accessory charges, had his parents and pregnant girlfriend in court to support him.

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Pregnant girlfriend to raise another low life bastard.


19 posted on 08/22/2013 12:09:23 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: willywill
I take it she’s not the 1 in 6 americans struggling with hunger.

I would say she's struggling constantly and pretty hard.

And winning!

20 posted on 08/22/2013 12:09:53 AM PDT by FredZarguna (They Old School. We New School. We don't read cursive in New School. My Generation. We retahded, sir)
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To: kevcol
‘If I could do something about it, I would.’

Too late, they had 15+ years of chances to raise their kids well. Now, they can kiss their boys' asses goodbye ...

21 posted on 08/22/2013 12:10:38 AM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: kevcol
The 16-year-old's mother said her son should be punished if guilty, but not for the rest of his life.

I guess this bitch doesn't think Lane's parents won't have to deal with this the rest of their lives huh?

22 posted on 08/22/2013 12:19:52 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: kevcol

Did Allen West suggest there’s a connection to the totally politicized Zimmmerman persecution ?

Where a multi racial security guard just doing his job in a gated, which means anyone can be stopped and questioned, multi-racial community of modest means. Tired of black toughs breaking into or burgularizing their property. Gets turned into an exclusive jewish white community who’s white jewish (later “white” hispanic) security guard stalks a 10 year old black kid and murders him because he’s black.

All because Obama needed some example to whip up unrest within the black community perhaps to scare off investigations into corruption and malfeasance which could lead to impeachment.The irony being creating unrest within a solid group of supporters whom he’s really done nothing for .

While West hasn’t drawn that connection to it directly. The media is assiduously avoiding any connection to the three suspected notorious black gang members who were “stalking” the Aussie visiting baseball player by back shooting some white kid on a run .

It might be the only reason we’re hearing about it is because it has turned into an international incident. With Austrailians demanding to know what happened.


23 posted on 08/22/2013 12:23:59 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: snarkytart

Thanks just wondered why they were not shown in the images
which I thought was odd since they had wedding images of one of the perps mom.
Love your name by the way :)


24 posted on 08/22/2013 12:25:03 AM PDT by funfan
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To: kevcol

Bored teens is a false flag to avoid the death penalty. It was a crop hit plain and simple because the deceased refused to join the crips


25 posted on 08/22/2013 12:32:02 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: kevcol

They aren’t ‘babies’, they are monsters.


26 posted on 08/22/2013 12:35:25 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Smokin' Joe; Repeat Offender; GenXteacher; Nervous Tick; BlatherNaut; ColdOne; Marcella; ...
For as long as I live, I will never forgive the democrats and their bought and paid for, self-proclaimed black leaders for the absolute carnage they have wrought in and on the black community. It continues unabated and this administration has advanced the horror exponentially. NO administration in the history of this country has been worse for black people in the US than the one which they claim to be part of.

This is a Black Rage/Zimmerman Ping List to cover the aftermath of the GZ trial and archive the RELATED incidents. Let me know. And please add "blackrage" to the keywords if appropriate. Click the link for anything you might have missed. Thank you.


27 posted on 08/22/2013 12:40:16 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: kevcol

Which one is “turning his life around,” which one is working on his G.E.D., and which one is an aspiring rap star?


28 posted on 08/22/2013 12:51:05 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: MestaMachine

Don’t worry. Obama’s counselor to Black America has the solution.

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


29 posted on 08/22/2013 12:56:07 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Smokin' Joe

Yes, they should, as a matter of routine. Consider it encouragement to be sure 100% of the time or better yet, keep those kids at home, in sight, with you, where you can be actually sure, not happy-delusionally-sure, of what they’re doing.

Pretty hard for even a bad kid to get into much trouble if they’re at home under supervision like they should be.


30 posted on 08/22/2013 1:25:02 AM PDT by Fire_on_High (RIP City of Heroes and Paragon Studios, victim of the Obamaconomy.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

You got your facts wrong. The deceased was just an innocent jogger. They were laying in wait for another kid to shoot (the one they wanted to join the crips) when the cops caught them.


31 posted on 08/22/2013 1:49:12 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (www.greenhornshooting.com)
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To: Patriot Babe

Emotionally they will be babies until they die.


32 posted on 08/22/2013 1:49:50 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Fire_on_High
I met a lot of kids who did not do well on their own recognizance in college--who had been constantly supervised back home. Sooner or later they have to make their own decisions.

Practice makes perfect.

The key is that they know they are responsible for their actions, that those actions have consequences, and that the increase in demonstrated responsibility gains privilege while the lack of it costs.

Reaching the higher levels of trust gave our children status among their peers--a status they were not likely to risk by screwing up. We had the advantage of a tight parental network, too, and knew if our kids were behaving any way but the way they should before they even got home, just as our parents did.

If you can't leave them unsupervised then they haven't learned anything. Keep in mind, we're talking about their late teens here, an age when they are able to babysit, drive, etc., but the basics should be instilled by then.

Even with that, they will make their own decisions eventually, and the most constrained children often turn out to be the wildest.

33 posted on 08/22/2013 1:52:58 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Their age already insulates them from the death penalty, no matter that they meet multiple points of the criteria under Oklahoma law. And, just to emphasize the point made to you by another poster, your facts are wrong. They were caught because they were turned in by the father of the kid they wanted to turn to the thug life.


34 posted on 08/22/2013 2:32:26 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: FredZarguna

Bwahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yep, she’s winning alright!
Thanks


35 posted on 08/22/2013 2:34:16 AM PDT by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: Yaelle
Grabbing their Anthony Weiners - such a mature pose

They must have learned that from the picture of _res__ent Obomba fondling himself while the National Anthem was playing.

36 posted on 08/22/2013 2:50:29 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: kevcol

This is the “fruit” of a society which “rejects” God and the Bible.


37 posted on 08/22/2013 2:51:03 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: T-Bird45

Are you from OK and know what is going on in regards to this crime case?


38 posted on 08/22/2013 2:52:43 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: GregH
harmless teens like Trayvon right.

Could this have been a "for Trayvon" killing? Is there any evidence of it? If so, then it went very very wrong.

39 posted on 08/22/2013 3:09:07 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: Smokin' Joe

There’s a lot of no good that people get up to that ends way, way before murdering a stranger.

But you know what we’ll be told, it’s not their fault, the gun made them do it.

And these people don’t seem to be very well off, how did these kids get their hands on such high end guns? Aren’t guns expensive?


40 posted on 08/22/2013 3:14:47 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: kevcol

These punks ‘hand signs’ certainly aren’t the result of atrophied fingers. Likewise, that one punks blue rag covering his face ain’t for no dust in the air.


41 posted on 08/22/2013 3:24:09 AM PDT by Gaffer
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...how did these kids get their hands on such high end guns?

Implies some shady dealings long before the killing, doesn't it?

Or is the Organizer arming the masses?

42 posted on 08/22/2013 3:25:30 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: jocon307

The guns had serial numbers sawed off, or so I heard. They were thought to be stolen. Now whether these kids stole them from their original owners or whether they got them from somebody else who had stolen them, I don’t know.


43 posted on 08/22/2013 3:25:32 AM PDT by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear." - Glenn Beck)
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To: Biggirl

Yes, I live in northeast OK (Tulsa area) and this case is in Duncan in south-central OK. The local media are following it pretty well, especially in OKC. I would say the postings on FR from the Aussie media are more informative. Basic status is preliminary hearings for charges and getting them certified as adults. This will open the court proceedings considerably.

The local prosecutor has been forthright in his statements about the crime and was the one who revealed the “bored” aspect behind the crime. I’m hoping the local media kicks it up a notch in some investigative reporting about these low-lifes and the dysfunction from which they appear to have sprung. I’ve only seen mothers and other females in the court hallway footage so it appears this is another case of males acting as sperm donors only.


44 posted on 08/22/2013 3:42:17 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: kevcol

Love the ahole with the shirt he got from the recruiter throwing up the gang signs.

These guys will be the front line troops when the collapse comes.


45 posted on 08/22/2013 3:57:19 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: T-Bird45

These kids were “bored” so they went out and shot someone?

“Bored” is not a word you will hear around here.

When I was a kid (numerous years ago) if/when we got “bored”, we got to clean the barn or the chicken coop, split more firewood, weed the garden, etc. We never ran out of things to keep us occupied.

Perhaps the cities where these “sewer rats” are spwaned need to consider a “Youth Work Program”. Failure to get into the program, you loose your welfare checks plus other handouts, you either work or go to jail where there is a job waiting for you as you enter the door.


46 posted on 08/22/2013 4:09:06 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Molon Labbie
These guys will be the front line troops when the collapse comes.

Yep. They'll own the big cities and, to an extent, the connecting interstate highways... for a while.

47 posted on 08/22/2013 4:15:08 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: funfan

In jail.


48 posted on 08/22/2013 4:19:29 AM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: Biggirl
Hi BG.
The Duncan Banner is the local paper there. I am not familiar with the town. He was shot on Country Club Road. Wonder if that is a “better” part of town. Did shooters live near or cruise that area looking for “white” or “rich”.

http://duncanbanner.com/local/x250196689/Duncan-rallies-to-raise-funds-for-Harper-and-Lane-families

49 posted on 08/22/2013 4:25:24 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: kevcol

Cannot believe the one on the left is wearing a hoodie, in the OK summer heat


50 posted on 08/22/2013 4:38:44 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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