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Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating
Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 7/17/14 | Ed White (AP)

Posted on 07/17/2014 3:02:03 PM PDT by madprof98

DETROIT — A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist needed a father to "beat the hell" out of him as a kid to discourage him from committing such a crime, a judge said Thursday.

The stunning remarks by Wayne County Judge James Callahan came as he sentenced Latrez Cummings to six months in jail.

In response to the judge's question, Cummings, 19, said his father wasn't around when he was growing up.

Callahan said Cummings needed a dad, "someone to discipline you. Someone to beat the hell out of you when you made a mistake, as opposed to allowing you or encouraging you to do it to somebody else."

Cummings and four others have pleaded guilty to assaulting Steve Utash, who was in a coma for days after the April attack. The mob pounced on him in Detroit when he got out of his pickup truck to help a 10-year-old boy who had stepped in front of his vehicle.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: crime; detroit; latrezcummings; michigan
The judge is white, the kid is black, so you know how this is going to go over.
1 posted on 07/17/2014 3:02:03 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: madprof98

Improper remark. But true nonetheless.


2 posted on 07/17/2014 3:03:02 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: madprof98

So the judge speaks the truth and will catch Hell?


3 posted on 07/17/2014 3:03:10 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: madprof98

You maybe right, however he is saying what is on everyone’s mind and that is how “we” defend this guy online. BTW, we might make mention that the race baiter’s in the country alone need the hell beat out of them. I’m already resolved to the fact one of “obama’s” folk or his followers “get in my face” I will lay them flat out on their backs. I am tired of being polite.


4 posted on 07/17/2014 3:05:31 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: faithhopecharity

The judge’s remark was appropriate and needed to be heard by the feral population.

Maybe the kid will benefit from one while in jail.


5 posted on 07/17/2014 3:05:34 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: madprof98
"Spare the rod and spoil the child"

A maxim from my generation.

6 posted on 07/17/2014 3:05:49 PM PDT by OldNavyVet
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To: madprof98

Stern rhetoric accompanied with a short sentence. Typical liberal judge.


7 posted on 07/17/2014 3:11:49 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: madprof98

Ninety per cent of the African American community agrees with this judge but won’t publicly support him.


8 posted on 07/17/2014 3:12:17 PM PDT by allendale
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To: madprof98

I agree with the judge’s comments but the sentence should have been much worse. This was clearly a hate crime. The man they beat was in a coma for days.

They just about killed an innocent man. They shouldn’t be allowed any freedom for several years.


9 posted on 07/17/2014 3:16:37 PM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott
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10 posted on 07/17/2014 3:22:38 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: madprof98
The judge is correct.
The guy in the truck would've been perfectly justified in running over these feral goons.

It's a shame that “entertainers” encourage kids to act like amoral clowns...complete with baggy clown pants and clown-like gesticulations.

11 posted on 07/17/2014 3:23:02 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: madprof98

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12 posted on 07/17/2014 3:24:34 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: boycott
Yeah. Martha Stewart served 5 months. This 'man' almost killed this poor father and he will do 6.
13 posted on 07/17/2014 3:25:28 PM PDT by Theoria (I should never have surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive)
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To: Zhang Fei
Stern rhetoric accompanied with a short sentence. Typical liberal judge.

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Agreed.

14 posted on 07/17/2014 3:26:24 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: boycott
Hate crime is a federal crime and has a minimum Five years in a Federal pen.
Hard to prove though. It's basically a crime devoted to only Whites
and held up only for whites which is why the narrative for the Trayvon incident
went so viral as Zimmermen was portrayed as White, and why Holder investigated it.

That punk and others deserve more than a beating IMO. Now if I happen to have and accident
and run over any Black person I'll have my gun in hand and foot on the throttle
all the way to the police station to report the accident. This is how they want it,
they got it.

15 posted on 07/17/2014 3:26:27 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: madprof98
When you put a piece of #$^& in a suit, it's still a piece of #$%&. We get to pick up the tab for this thug's lawyer, court cost, jail, food, healthcare, etc. some_text
16 posted on 07/17/2014 3:26:49 PM PDT by boycott
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To: madprof98

I applaud the judge and his wisdom.


17 posted on 07/17/2014 3:31:57 PM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: MaxMax

Our so-called justice system now lacks justice. Our justice system is now a failed system.


18 posted on 07/17/2014 3:32:55 PM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott
Many of our legal problems are directly associated to the MAYORS of those
cities, and not one story "Ever holds them accountable".
19 posted on 07/17/2014 3:46:41 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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Judge tells young Detroit man he needed a beating

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Michigan legislative action thread
20 posted on 07/17/2014 3:51:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: boycott

I’m guessing it was part of a plea deal.

Sounds like a pretty decent judge. I like the fact that he didn’t retreat and pointed out that he himself didn’t mention race.


21 posted on 07/17/2014 3:53:52 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: MaxMax

In this case it was an armed nurse who ended the attack on Utash.


22 posted on 07/17/2014 3:55:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: boycott

The picture of a wild, untamed beast masquerading as a human being, in dapper clothes.


23 posted on 07/17/2014 3:56:08 PM PDT by bkopto (Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.)
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To: Zhang Fei
Stern rhetoric accompanied with a short sentence. Typical liberal judge.

Just curious, since you're obviously knowledgable of the law, what was the maximum sentence the judge could have given?

24 posted on 07/17/2014 4:01:34 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: cripplecreek

I’m guessing it was part of a plea deal.

Sounds like a pretty decent judge. I like the fact that he didn’t retreat and pointed out that he himself didn’t mention race.


You’re probably right.

If the punk doesn’t straighten out, I hope he gets multiple beatings in jail.


25 posted on 07/17/2014 4:06:35 PM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott
If the punk doesn’t straighten out, I hope he gets multiple beatings in jail.

Beatings? More like high fives.

26 posted on 07/17/2014 4:29:34 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: bkopto

The picture of a wild, untamed beast masquerading as a human being, in dapper clothes.


That’s exactly what it is.


27 posted on 07/17/2014 4:31:27 PM PDT by boycott
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To: madprof98

6 months for attempted murder? Sounds like the judge needed a beating as well.


28 posted on 07/17/2014 4:33:25 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: Hot Tabasco

http://www.gopusa.com/news/2014/07/11/more-light-sentences-in-detroit-mob-beating/


29 posted on 07/17/2014 4:35:57 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: boycott
I wish there were more in the Black Community that were like this guy, who could take out the trash.

"IDOLATOR! Your soul is required in Hell."

30 posted on 07/17/2014 4:36:50 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Instead, we have black leaders like rev. Jesse Jackson, rev. Al Sharpton, and rev. Jeremiah Wright.


31 posted on 07/17/2014 5:20:42 PM PDT by boycott
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To: madprof98

The judge talked tough but gave him 6 months for aggravated assault and attempted murder. That’ll learn him!/sarc


32 posted on 07/17/2014 5:24:09 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: madprof98

6 months in jail??????????? 5 years maybe, but 6 months??


33 posted on 07/17/2014 6:09:10 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: School of Rational Thought
"Maybe the kid will benefit from one while in jail."

he looks like maybe hes EXPECTING one....




34 posted on 07/17/2014 6:23:06 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist needed a father to “beat the hell” out of him as a kid...

Or now.

Well put, your honor!


35 posted on 07/19/2014 6:06:47 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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