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Teenage Caregivers Laugh, Film Themselves Beating 98-Year-Old Woman
Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | March 16, 2014 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 03/17/2014 5:44:09 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Two teenage nurses laughed and filmed themselves as they beat a 98-year-old nursing home resident in St. Charles, Illinois.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Chemyra Barnett and Jacqueline Santos – both 18-years old – struck an elderly woman with dementia, took video of the attack, and shared the video with friends.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: beating; chemyrabarnett; jacquelinesantos; nursinghome

1 posted on 03/17/2014 5:44:09 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

hedonism


2 posted on 03/17/2014 5:45:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
There is no fixing stupid.
3 posted on 03/17/2014 5:45:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

the caregivers were vicious to my grandmother

wouldn’t wipe her off and threw the roll of TP at her

fat lazy bums


4 posted on 03/17/2014 5:46:11 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; GeronL

I’m at a loss for words, other than to say they deserve the same treatment in prison.


5 posted on 03/17/2014 5:46:19 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (The War on Drugs is Big Government statism)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
struck an elderly woman with dementia

Better than striking her with a stick.

6 posted on 03/17/2014 5:47:20 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I have my suspecions that the same kind of thing happened to my great grand mother near the end.


7 posted on 03/17/2014 5:47:58 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

They don’t look too bright. One of them is one of “Holder’s people”.


8 posted on 03/17/2014 5:48:43 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

We go out of our way to eradicate every trace of religious faith . . . make a joke out of common decency . . . and get unadulterated evil. Who would have imagined it?


11 posted on 03/17/2014 5:51:41 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

bump


12 posted on 03/17/2014 5:52:16 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Navy Patriot

Looks like the nursing home wasn’t too picky about who they hired.Like the ability to fog a mirror was enough to get the job


13 posted on 03/17/2014 5:54:11 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: yldstrk

I am very sorry to hear that. I work at a nursing home (not a nurse) and I guarantee if something like that happened, the other employees would beat the crap out of them.

We really do love our residents. They are like family.


14 posted on 03/17/2014 5:56:03 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Sociopaths.


15 posted on 03/17/2014 5:58:33 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I’m sure there are 0bamacare “navigator” positions waiting for them.


16 posted on 03/17/2014 6:00:49 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: madprof98

we are afteral nothing but advanced animals...

morality will not allow for a vacuum...

Out with the good...in with the very bad


17 posted on 03/17/2014 6:02:11 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

That is encouraging to hear... I have seen some really demeaning derisive cold people switch career paths and become CNAs... when they would be best suited to a career sexing baby chicks, if you know what that entails.


18 posted on 03/17/2014 6:06:18 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Your typical nurses from Hell.



I wonder if they're hoping to get the same treatment at her age?
19 posted on 03/17/2014 6:07:10 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

They probably will have to settle for police officer jobs in the future.


20 posted on 03/17/2014 6:08:13 PM PDT by Karl Spooner
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

If that were my mom, they’d be worm-food by now. Bastards.


21 posted on 03/17/2014 6:08:35 PM PDT by Ladysmith (Every time another lib loses its job, an angel gets its wings.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I think I can smell the one on the left..

22 posted on 03/17/2014 6:08:43 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

A Clockwork Orange...


23 posted on 03/17/2014 6:14:31 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“I’m singing in the rain...”


24 posted on 03/17/2014 6:16:01 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Farmer Dean

“Looks like the nursing home wasn’t too picky about who they hired.Like the ability to fog a mirror was enough to get the job”

Thats correct. As I understand it, the turnover rate for nurses and nursing assistants is very high. Many good, upstanding people with good intentions find that they cannot handle the job of taking care of other people. Too high stress of a job, so they quit. So nursing homes are pretty desperate to hire almost anybody to take their place.


26 posted on 03/17/2014 6:33:13 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That doesn’t sound funny.

I guess you had to be there...


27 posted on 03/17/2014 6:34:12 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: cuban leaf

I probably would not laugh if I WAS there.

I take things too seriously, I guess.


28 posted on 03/17/2014 6:43:49 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: dragnet2

I want to beat them with my baseball bat. Let them see how it feels.


29 posted on 03/17/2014 6:44:02 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I'm tired of the Liberals and their stupidity!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I doubt they are nurses, more likely CNAs or not even that. I know all nurses are not perfect but there is quite a process to become an actual nurse, and there is a lot of oversight.


30 posted on 03/17/2014 6:49:30 PM PDT by Tammy8
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To: lowbridge
Know how to solve that problem?

Fewer hours, higher pay, windows and cameras, lots and lots of windows and cameras.

Could I do it?
No.
I don't have the patience or aptitude to provide the needed care. It's a skill set that most people don't have.

The real question is why do nursing homes cost so much, if they can't provide the services they charge so much for?
Could it be that the wholesale intrusion of completely incompetent and corrupt federal government funding, regulation, oversight and controll has decimated yet another vital private industry?

31 posted on 03/17/2014 7:02:01 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Good, glad to hear it, maybe there is hope


32 posted on 03/17/2014 7:08:42 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: dragnet2

Both perps have committed a felony.

Hopefully, they will be charged, tried and convicted.


33 posted on 03/17/2014 7:09:16 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: madprof98
We go out of our way to eradicate every trace of religious faith . . . make a joke out of common decency . . . and get unadulterated evil. Who would have imagined it?

"Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."

34 posted on 03/17/2014 7:28:21 PM PDT by GOPJ (From a bellwether to an "oh-whateverrrr" in less than a single news cycle. -freeper Fightin Whitey)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Im very sorry


35 posted on 03/17/2014 7:35:35 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: beethovenfan

They don’t look too bright.
***

Being a decent human being does not require having a towering intellect.

Lord, there is so much evil in the world now....


36 posted on 03/17/2014 7:37:04 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Author needs to fact check. They weren’t nurses. Aides, maybe, but not nurses.


37 posted on 03/17/2014 7:38:43 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: ilovesarah2012

Thank you so much for posting that comment. Heartening to know there are decent caregivers.


38 posted on 03/17/2014 7:38:49 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: yldstrk

But they are in “healthcare.”

Just like “teachers.”

They are automatically good.

They are noble.

Their jobs should be protected and they should all be paid more.


39 posted on 03/17/2014 7:48:52 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I can’t bear to even go to Breitbart to ‘watch’ this travesty.

A nation cannot stand if the hearts of the grandmothers are on the ground. (an old Cheyenne saying)


40 posted on 03/17/2014 8:10:07 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Both were charged 'with one count of aggravated battery of a person older than 60... and one count of illegal video taping.' They were released on a bond of $15,000 each.

I wonder if they'd been caught abusing animals if the punishment would have been harsher...

41 posted on 03/17/2014 8:14:08 PM PDT by Bon of Babble (Don't want to brag...but I can still fit into the earrings I wore in high school!!)
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To: sarasmom

Cameras are exactly what is needed.

In the schools, we have cameras in all of the halls and outside areas, on the buses, in the cafeteria, etc. and it helps...a lot.

Day cares have cameras on the kiddies 100% of the time to ward of claims of child abuse. Even the kennel my dog goes to when we’re on vacation has 24 hour cameras that I can call up on my phone or computer to see what my pooches are doing and how they’re being treated.

All that’s left is to put cameras in the classrooms — which I’m for, BTW, and I’m a teacher. Bring ‘em on in!! Let the parents and community see what goes on in a typical high school classroom every day...


42 posted on 03/17/2014 8:17:45 PM PDT by Bon of Babble (Don't want to brag...but I can still fit into the earrings I wore in high school!!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Too stupid to live, let alone reproduce: execute with extreme prejudice in the town square.


43 posted on 03/17/2014 8:25:00 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

A major problem with today’s kids....lack of empathy. comes from seeing too much violence.


44 posted on 03/17/2014 8:30:33 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

“A major problem with today’s kids....lack of empathy. comes from seeing too much violence.”

Also comes from being raised for much of their lives by people other than their parents (with both parents working, broken homes and such).


45 posted on 03/17/2014 10:03:39 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Bon of Babble

I have thought cameras would be a good idea, too. The only problem is the privacy issue. Cameras would also protect workers from being falsely accused of something.


46 posted on 03/18/2014 3:44:55 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I probably would not laugh if I WAS there.

I take things too seriously, I guess.


Me neither. The subtle message of the ol’ “I guess you had to be there” line is that it’s not funny. ;-)

Now, if I was a ferel yout and utterly amoral, I could develop an attitude where it would be hilarious. And this is the real issue. These people are dangerous, not least because when you see them in public you think they are domesticated like the rest of us. They are not. They are like a pack of wolves roving through the neighborhood picking off the household pets.

They should be treated as such.


47 posted on 03/18/2014 5:16:10 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Bon of Babble
Glad at least one other person agrees!

Violence against helpless and/or mentally ill elderly people in care homes is not “new”.

Sick, evil individuals gravitate to the places they can indulge their sick, evil, deviant urges.
Just as kind, good people also gravitate to positions where they can indulge their own urges to be kind and helpfull, and make a positive difference in life through their work.

I'm not advocating cameras everywhere...but where people are in the most vulnerable positions for potential abuse, yes I think cameras can prevent a lot of the evil that has been allowed to fester unreported and unacknowledged, for lack of legal proof.

Add all prisons,hospitals and government offices to the list.

The people paid to supervise, aren't supervising anymore.
Scatter a few concealed cameras around and see what really happens....

48 posted on 03/19/2014 7:17:01 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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