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Girl, 12, killed on first date after her 'drunk' father's SUV dragged her 50ft into a tree...
UK Mail ^ | 03/12/2014 | Louise Boyle

Posted on 04/07/2014 7:07:14 PM PDT by goldstategop

A 12-year-old girl has been killed on her first date after she was dragged by her father's SUV as she tried to get out of the vehicle to pose for a photo with the boy.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: blamethesuv; ridiculous; suvfunnies; uk
I found this one - the old blame the SUV meme story. Its actually quite funny. You know, the SUV always goes on a rampage like it has a mind of its own. Like Christine. What a classic!
1 posted on 04/07/2014 7:07:15 PM PDT by goldstategop
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To: goldstategop

12 years old and dating?


2 posted on 04/07/2014 7:10:47 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Rebelbase

No - a story in which the SUV is intelligent enough to go berserk.

SUVs without a driver in them.


3 posted on 04/07/2014 7:11:54 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Rebelbase

not on my watch.

I couldn’t imagine being this father and knowing my own stupidity killed my own daughter.


4 posted on 04/07/2014 7:11:56 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Rebelbase
thank you...
5 posted on 04/07/2014 7:12:22 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Bulwyf

Who killed her? The SUV or dad?

The story implies the SUV was at fault.


6 posted on 04/07/2014 7:13:24 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

Blame the cellphone selfie!


7 posted on 04/07/2014 7:13:31 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Chode

Brings back memories. On FR, we have an archive of stories in which the press blamed the poor SUV for every atrocity imaginable. Things haven’t changed in 2014.


8 posted on 04/07/2014 7:15:41 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

First date at 12? I don’t think so.


9 posted on 04/07/2014 7:18:19 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: goldstategop

This will be pinned on Ford because it was an old Explorer.


10 posted on 04/07/2014 7:19:43 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: goldstategop

Ohhhh yeah. This happened in Pittsburgh not far from where I live. I’m so proud /s


11 posted on 04/07/2014 7:21:38 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Bitter clinger & creepy-ass cracker)
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To: ltc8k6

Liberals hate SUVs. No doubt the poor car must be gutted... since the human driver is NEVER responsible.


12 posted on 04/07/2014 7:22:10 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
yup, surprised the make and model aren't in the title also... they must be slipping
13 posted on 04/07/2014 7:23:12 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: goldstategop
This is just incredibly sad.

The father should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law!

But even if that is accomplished, successfully, there is nothing--sadly--that will ever bring back this young girl, whose life was just beginning...

14 posted on 04/07/2014 7:23:38 PM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: goldstategop
"SUV dragged her 50 feet" christine the movie photo: 58Plymouth Fury 1958-Plymouth-Fury-Christine-Mov-1.jpg You can't turn your back on a Ford or Plymouth.
15 posted on 04/07/2014 7:25:28 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liar)
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To: goldstategop
Who killed her? The SUV or dad?

I'm still trying to figure out which one was "drunk"

16 posted on 04/07/2014 7:27:45 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: goldstategop

If the crazy libs get their way, we’ll be seeing some “sensible” SUV control bills popping up in the House of Buffoons.


17 posted on 04/07/2014 7:35:12 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The debate, ANY DEBATE, is NEVER OVER!)
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To: Chode
From the article, perhaps this will help explain things:

Shamera attended the sixth grade at Pittsburgh Obama school.

18 posted on 04/07/2014 7:47:52 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: goldstategop
Dad looks like a psycho.
19 posted on 04/07/2014 7:55:42 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: tumblindice

In this case the movie was better than the book. One of my fav. movies. I liked the psychological bent the movie had. The only thing Christine wanted was to be loved and to be the only one. It’s how I saw it.


20 posted on 04/07/2014 7:55:46 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: goldstategop; boop

He looks like the freaky foot bomber Richard Reid.


21 posted on 04/07/2014 8:01:43 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: DTogo
yup, there it is...
22 posted on 04/07/2014 8:02:30 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: goldstategop

It is clear that the father’s drinking impaired his ability to judge whether or not his SUV was in gear or park. It is a tragedy.

My real question is why in the heck would you allow a 12 year old out on a date in the first place??? I don’t care what the age of her ‘date’ is.


23 posted on 04/07/2014 8:12:44 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: AmericanExceptionalist

I agree.


24 posted on 04/07/2014 8:15:36 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Nifster

he was drunk b/c his meth ran out. /speculating on mug shot


25 posted on 04/07/2014 8:16:53 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: SkyDancer

My BIL recommended that movie to my wife and I about 3 decades ago. To this day, we still both think it was the WORST movie we ever saw and joke about it.


26 posted on 04/07/2014 8:22:05 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Secret Agent Man

I would agree with that speculation


27 posted on 04/07/2014 8:26:47 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: boop

He looks more like a dumb jerk to me. He doesn’t have the cold, soulless eyes that are characteristic to the truly evil.


28 posted on 04/07/2014 8:30:40 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (What Would Sgt. Saunders Do?)
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To: tumblindice

I seem to remember watching a movie called “The Car” at the drive in many moons ago.


29 posted on 04/07/2014 8:41:50 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Rebelbase

I don’t understand all the fussing about this first date at 12 years old.

Note her ‘date’ was 14 and the father was taking them and picking them up, and had already dropped the boy off.

Don’t know about ya’ll, but at 12 in the early 60’s we regularly went on ‘chaperoned’ dates to school dances, church dances, etc.

Again, based on the description of this date, I don’t see what the problem is.


30 posted on 04/07/2014 8:44:45 PM PDT by chaosagent (Remember, no matter how you slice it, forbidden fruit still tastes the sweetest!)
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To: goldstategop

Headline is not perfect. I got his point. Too sad to consider it an opportunity for humor. Wish you hadn’t ‘found’ it except that I’ll pray for the little girl.


31 posted on 04/07/2014 8:47:25 PM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: chaosagent

My son was being invited to go to movies by girls when he was in sixth grade, in the mid-90’s, which would have needed a parent to drive. I said no, he was too young to start “dating”, but school functions were fine. He said I was lost in the old days (the 60’s).
With a serious, straight face, I told him that no, it made sense to date at a young age in the old days, because people got married when they were 18, right after high school, but that nowadays, folks don’t get married until mid-20’s, after college. Seemed to work for him, because it was four and a half years before the subject came up again. He had met his future wife. And they were just past their mid 20’s when they wed.


32 posted on 04/07/2014 9:05:08 PM PDT by Mazey
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To: boop

He looks like a man who’s in shock and grief because he’s posing for a mugshot due to his actions that caused his 12-year-old daughter’s death. Nobody would look good under those circumstances.


33 posted on 04/07/2014 9:16:27 PM PDT by two134711
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To: bramps

Well said and I’ll join you in those prayers.


34 posted on 04/07/2014 9:18:31 PM PDT by two134711
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To: Dr.Deth

It was the ethanol, but it only had a few gallons...


35 posted on 04/07/2014 9:34:43 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: goldstategop

Dreadful. RIP.


36 posted on 04/07/2014 9:58:06 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Rebelbase

When I was 12, I wasn’t completely over the notion that girls had cooties. I sure wasn’t into dating them.


37 posted on 04/07/2014 10:02:57 PM PDT by DemforBush (The scourge of mariachis and polka bands everywhere.)
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To: goldstategop

If this story is real, I’m not ready to find it humorous. In fact, I’m not prepared to even read the full tale just yet. If it was real, I’m glad the girl is no longer suffering.


38 posted on 04/07/2014 10:04:47 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: goldstategop

Dating at 12? Are they muzzies?


39 posted on 04/07/2014 10:06:11 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: bramps

No one is making light of her death, which is tragic.

But I consider it funny all the same journalists think a car acts on its own as though that is what you expect.

Evil SUVs? Puhlease!


40 posted on 04/07/2014 10:23:57 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: DTogo
From the article, perhaps this will help explain things:

Shamera attended the sixth grade at Pittsburgh Obama school.

I'm glad you read that correctly. I did not. (Somehow, I thought it said "Pittsburgh Omaha School"; and I simply could not understand why a school in Pittsburgh would be named for Omaha (although that does seem more benign, upon reflection, than the school's being named for our current president).

I guess I need to upgrade my reading skills. Or get a new pair of glasses, at least.

41 posted on 04/07/2014 10:30:53 PM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: boop
Dad looks like a psycho.

Dad's getting his mugshot taken, in jail, after having just caused the dragging death of his 12 year old daughter.

Anyone would look psycho.

42 posted on 04/07/2014 10:32:10 PM PDT by Washi (Stop Obama's War On Jobs)
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To: andyk
I seem to remember watching a movie called “The Car” at the drive in many moons ago.

Yep. Satanic, black car. Filmed in Southern Utah near Moab. I remember watching it with my dad.

43 posted on 04/07/2014 10:35:38 PM PDT by Washi (Stop Obama's War On Jobs)
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To: goldstategop

Is it possible this is not Bush’s Fault ®?


44 posted on 04/08/2014 4:41:55 AM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: goldstategop
Oh my God! Its Maximum Overdrive! Next thing you know a clown-truck will go berserk! Hell we already have a berserk ass-clown in DC.
45 posted on 04/08/2014 5:51:47 AM PDT by nomad
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To: Rebelbase

Exactly what I thought.


46 posted on 04/08/2014 5:53:18 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: andyk

I just got the DVD of The Car last month. Love that old Lincoln!


47 posted on 04/08/2014 5:56:24 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: goldstategop
Pre teen dating, drunk dads, Killer SUV, this has it all, next on Sick Sad World.

Daria- Sick Sad World Season 1

48 posted on 04/08/2014 6:04:36 AM PDT by csvset
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To: boop

And a few other things...so much so to let his 12 year old daughter date.


49 posted on 04/08/2014 7:21:55 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: goldstategop

We are always reading about these sort of stories in the British papers. People in England must think that the United States is a nation of idiots.


50 posted on 04/08/2014 8:13:26 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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